Mac Geek Gab listener Chris has a solution to fix iCloud contacts, and it’s called the nuclear option.
Part of the iOS boot code, called iBoot, was posted on GitHub yesterday for anyone to view—and without Apple’s permission. It’s the biggest leak Apple has ever faced.
It’s a really handy feature and it makes managing multiple alarms much easier.
If you’ve ever wondered how you could see the changes in your move goal over time without having to look through individual dates, then you’ve gotta read today’s Quick Tip! There’s a hidden feature in the Activity app that’ll let you do just that.
iOS 11.3 includes new Animoji, Business Chat, Health Records, ARKit 1.5, HomeKit software authentication, more information about battery health and an option for disabling the feature for improving iPhone stability with worn out batteries, and more.
The app can only be used when your phone’s battery charge is less than 5%.
In this piece, we’ll look at the changes announced for iOS, including drag and drop support, a new List view in OneDrive, support for Apple’s Files app, coauthoring improvements, and search-across-organization in Outlook.
If you’re annoyed by Christmas music or spoken-word tracks when you’re shuffling through the music library on your iPhone, then this tip’ll make you happy! With the magic of iCloud Music Library, you can select which songs you don’t want to hear under iTunes on your Mac and have the changes sync to your iOS devices.
The company launched WeChat mini apps, a catalog of more than 580,000 apps that run directly inside the WeChat messaging app, bypassing Apple’s App Store and Google Play entirely.
If the App Store keeps growing like this, by 2019 the total iOS economy will be worth US$500 billion dollars.
LAS VEGAS – Valt believes its visually-oriented approach provides better password security.
These answers come directly from Siri’s Knowledge database, rather than kicking you to Wikipedia or the web.
Apple tends not to be influenced by activist shareholders, but perhaps this is an issue that can strike interest in the company’s leadership
Maps has a nifty little built-in weather widget that’ll let you see the conditions of any place you’re zoomed in to—and this works on the Mac or your iPhone and iPad! Come on in and see what we’re talking about.
Note that in both cases, Apple referred to its updates as “mitigations,” rather than “patches,” likely because of the complexity of the problems involved and the fundamental ways in which they affect how operating systems do their jobs.
My older sister sent me a link to Alarmy today, knowing I struggle with “morning.” This cool app makes you do stuff to turn your alarm off, the idea being the effort to do those tasks will be enough to wake you up. Tasks include taking picture of a specific part of your house, say your bathroom sink. If you have a real problem, you could make that the tree in your front yard, or your mailbox. Other options include solving a math problem, vigorous movement, and more. I haven’t tested it out, yet, but I intend to! The app comes in two flavors, a “free” ad-supported version and Alarmy Pro, for $1.99. I paid for the Pro version imediately.
If Siri on your iPhone X has been triggering accidentally because the side button is getting smushed, then come find out how to turn off that feature! If you don’t use Siri but are easily irritated, then…well, we can help.
Navigating airports is a little easier because Apple’s Maps app has been adding floor plans for many terminals as part of its indoor mapping project. Right now indoors maps are available for many U.S. airports, along with a few other cities such as London, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Toronto. The maps include restaurants and shops, directs to gates, and more. It’s all just there, so you don’t need to worry about any app updates before your next trip.