Apple is in a mini-crisis. No, Apple isn’t going away. No, Apple can’t ignore the crisis. What’s the best way to look at the situation?
Rene Ritchie put together a good iMore guide to manage your online information and privacy settings.
Now, just to be clear, these aren’t security tips. I’ll cover those in another column. These are privacy tips. They’re ways to make sure people and companies learn as little as possible about you, while you still get the most you can from them. Cool?
It’s a good guide and everyone should read it. It’s full of tips to manage privacy settings on iPhone and online accounts. While you’re at it, check out my guide where I include privacy apps I’ve used.
Designers would win by being able to make more focused and less compromised designs; consumers would win with more choices; Apple would win with greater focused products, more revenue, better margins, and better market share.
On December 28th, 1998, Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin relaunched “Webintosh” as The Mac Observer, and Bryan runs through some highlights from the last 20 years.
Bryan Chaffin is joined by John Kheit to discuss what Mr. Kheit calls the pornification of software. They also look back at and grade Apple’s new product releases in 2018. It being these two, they are surprisingly upbeat, while still being cranky as can be.
iOS 2.1.2 is causing major problems for users around the world, with many reporting to have been cut off from thier cellular network.
Apple extended a promotional trade-in program to countries around the world, so more people can get more money off a new iPhone XS or XR.
Shara Tibken is a senior reporter/journalist for CNET News, focused on Samsung and Apple. She previously wrote for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal.
She grew up on a farm in Iowa, where her mother was a teacher, and Shara became an avid book reader. That led to a desire to be a writer, meet people and learn new things. We chatted about her progression from Simpson College to interning for a small newspaper in North Dakota to landing a job with Dow Jones Newswires/WSJ and finally CNET in 2012. We talked about her recent investigation of rural broadband issues in Iowa, which is terrific, as well as future 5G smartphones, Samsung’s development of foldable smartphones, Samsung mimicking Apple and more. Shara gets into interesting technical detail on all these topics.
An iPhone helped save the lives of a group whose boat capsized in high seas. The device kept working, meaning the friends could call for help.
My fellow children of the 90s…prepare to get nostalgic – Tony Hawk’s Skate Jams has arrived on iOS! This modern take on the skateboarding game is available to download from the app store now. It can be played on both iPhone and iPad and has all the old Tony Hawks elements you know and love from playing his games on PlayStation or even Game Boy. This includes the classic career mode alongside new Skate Jams Tournaments. You can skate as the man himself, and take on street, vert, and park courses. Players who pull of particularly impressive moves can record them in the game and share them online using #SkateJam. Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam is available as a free download with in-app purchases. It’s available for Android, too.
This week’s Particle Debris leads with an interesting aspect of being loyal to Apple and how much that costs.
Apple filed an appeal in China on Monday to try and overturn injunctions that prohibited the sale of a number of models of iPhones.
Got an Apple Watch? You can use it to ping a lost iPhone in your house. But did you know that you can do that with your AirPods, too, assuming they’re set up to do so? You can, and we’ve got the trick to it in today’s Quick Tip!
This week’s Particle Debris column investigates what seem to be two hit pieces, but are actually deeply instructive for Mac and iPhone users.
The 02 cellular network suffered a major UK outage on Thursday, thought to be down to a software issue from third-party provider Ericsson.
Just because a focus of Apple is making metric boatloads of money doesn’t mean that worthy projects that surprise and delight the customer must remain off the table.
Charlotte Prodger has won the 2018 Turner Prize for her films shot entirely on an iPhone. The judges noted the ‘profound’ use of the device.
iOS 12.1.1 includes expanded eSIM support, faster camera switching during FaceTime calls, and the ability to capture Live Photos during FaceTime calls.
iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is exploring the possibility of opening a factory in Vietnam according to local media reports.
Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted wireless charging for AirPods will arrive in 2019, with a new model dropping in 2020.