When we use Face ID on our iPhones to identify ourselves, it’s pretty darn cool. But our perspective shifts when the technology is used in other ways. Should it?
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus tells us about three useful iOS camera apps he’s been been testing—FiLMiC Pro, Halide, and SelfieX
The subject of how tempted we are to treat artificial intelligent entities as real human beings has some up once again.
You can’t enable your VPN service from Control Center in iOS 11. That seems like a feature begging to happen.
Dave Hamilton had always viewed Elon Musk through the same lens as I viewed Steve Jobs, but after seeing him speak at SxSW, he realized he was wrong.
Apple is making a mistake by not making HomePod cross platform—if it did, the HomePod could become Apple’s next iPod.
Here’s how Facebook is able to watch us so closely that it feels like they’re listening in.
Apple’s HomePod video ad focuses on the old, tried and true. Takes few risks and is predictable. What happened?
We sometimes forget there are myriad options we can set for our Macs. Starting with his first book (Dr. Macintosh) and countless times thereafter, our own Dr. Mac has implored readers to poke around and try various settings, explaining that it’s quite difficult to break a Mac by merely changing a Control Panel (old-school) or System Preferences (modern) setting.
Our popular culture carries with it themes, pseudo-science, and technical fears. Woe to any company whose product missteps into that quagmire.
Saying “Hey Siri” is an awkward way to invoke Apple’s voice assistant platform. It’s time to drop the “Hey” and make talking to Siri feel more natural, like Amazon’s Alexa.
While many reading this article might think no one could fall for that, the Treasury Department reported more than $54 million has already been lost to the scam.
MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe is super proud of how his company’s app is collecting data about you.
David Pogue has made an interesting observation about how millennials are watching videos on their smartphones.
A new meme of complaining to mommy Apple that your iPhone is too addictive is gaining momentum amongst a growing bastion of meek minds hiding their own many failings behind their favorite veil of victimhood.
Computers are good a generating speech, parsing human speech and minimally translating text. But when will it feel like there’s genuine, human intelligence on the computer’s part?
John used to always have his 12.9-inch iPad Pro in his lap while watching TV, but no more. His iPhone X has replaced it.
Dr. Mac says there are several reasons the Reminders app on macOS, iOS, and watchOS is the near-perfect assistant to his ever aging wetware. Read this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves to find out why.
It’s the first time Apple has not hosted those keys outside the U.S., and while Apple says those keys are in a secure location and remain under Apple’s control, it’s a slippery slope.
This is essentially Google’s answer to Apple’s ARKit, and Bryan Chaffin can’t help but think it illustrates Apple’s advantage and Google’s disadvantages in the smartphone business.