iOS 12 developer beta 5 confirms HomePod will get iPhone speaker phone support for making and answering calls this fall.
Apple released iOS 12 Developer Beta 5 on Monday for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touchl, part of Apple’s ongoing efforts to refine iOS 12.
Contactless payment system users, such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, are on track to hit 450 million by 2020, and Apple is going to account for half of them around the world. That’s according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about Bryan’s vision for whole home listening for voice assistants and why an iPhone in our pocket doesn’t count.
Prolific device leaker Ben Geskin posted what he says are photos of this fall’s 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, and the 6.1-inch iPhone on his Twitter account over the weekend.
Search ads allow developers to promote their apps within the App Store, with ads that appear at the top of the page when users do searches.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to go under the hood with iPhone cellular data management along with uninterrupted power supplies, or UPS, for our computers.
Apple released Apple Store 5.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday with a redesigned interface that supports voice-based product searches.
In today’s Quick Tip, we’ve got instructions for how to find, edit, and delete website passwords under iOS 11…including how you can see what passwords are stored for any particular site. This is handy if your device is autofilling the wrong information!
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they’d like—and expect—to see in Apple Watch Series 4, plus they have a PSA about a just announced Bluetooth security flaw.
CERT issued a warning for a Bluetooth security flaw that could lead to a man-in-the-middle attack.
Apple made a big deal out of Dark Mode for apps during its Worldwide Developer Conference in June, and now it’s highlighting iPhone and iPad apps that offer the feature.
Philips is adding more to its outdoor smart light product line with the weatherproof Hue LightStrip. The outdoor LightStrip is HomeKit compatible and can be seen on the Philips Netherlands website in 2 meter and 5 meter lengths. It can withstand rain and puddles, according to the HomeKit News translation. The kit uses clips instead of adhesive backing to hold the LightStrip in place, and Philips is offering multi-color and white-only versions. There isn’t any word yet on when the weatherproof LightStrip will ship, or how much it’ll cost.
iPhone 18 W fast charging will require USB-C chargers that meet authentication standards. That’ll make them harder to find, but safer for your iPhone.
A HomePod OS 12 private beta reportedly has the ability to handle phone calls when linked to your iPhone, can invoke Find My iPhone with a Siri voice command, and also includes multiple timer support.
Apple has a new summertime Apple Pay promotion that’ll save you money when you buy movie tickets through Fandango, food through Grubhub, and more. The promotion runs from July 19th through August 1st.
If you think finding what you want to watch on Netflix is a little cumbersome, you aren’t alone. Netflix gets it, too, so they’re redesigning the user interface across devices. Soon you’ll have a sidebar that breaks out TV shows and movies, saves you from scrolling through genres just to get to your own viewing list, and more. They say the new interface is simpler and more intuitive. It’s rolling out now, so you should get it soon on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
In this age of different devices and platforms, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about the lack of consistency in Apple’s interfaces compared to the days when “Apple” meant “Mac.” They also go over some listener feedback (read criticism) about their rant last week on Apple’s storage pricing for new MacBook Pro models. Lastly, they discuss whether not Walmart can make a go in the streaming video market, and how that might actually work.
If you use the speaker on your iPhone during calls more often than not, then set that as the default! We’ll tell you how to change this setting so you won’t have to tap the darned button every time.