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Thursday February 1, 2018. 07:35 PM
The app can only be used when your phone’s battery charge is less than 5%.
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at FTP apps for iPhone and iPad, plus they discuss Apple’s HomePod strategy.
Disney Movies Anywhere is shutting down on February 28th, 2018, which means you need to transfer your account to the new Movies Anywhere service before the end of the month so you don’t lose any movies.
Our iPhones and iPads are powerful mobile computing devices, and for some users that means accessing files from a wide range of remote services—including FTP—on the go. Here are three options (an an honorable mention) for accessing FTP servers and more from your iOS...
Apple’s first fiscal quarter 2018 earnings report conference call is set to start after the market closes this afternoon.
Sharing your location with other people is the subject of today’s Quick Tip! While there are approximately a million ways to do so through iOS, you can actually use predictive text to pass along your location, so we’re going to tell you what magic words you’ll need to try it...
You can also find Shot on iPhone photos on Apple’s Instagram page.
The DOJ and the SEC are investigating Apple’s Throttlegate controversy, and Bryan and Jeff think it won’t go well for Apple. They also talk about Facebook, Google, and social media, and recent comments from philanthropist and political activist George Soros predicting their...
Wednesday January 31, 2018. 11:12 PM
Apple makes it easy to sign up for public betas, separately, on macOS, iOS, and tvOS. John shows how to do it for tvOS.
Many public Wi-Fi networks require you to agree to some terms in order to connect. Sometimes, though, getting that page of agreement up can be very difficult. It gets even more difficult when you’re authenticating for the second (or fifteenth!) time. It seemed to us that...
Amazon is hyping its Alexa voice assistant in a new ad to air during Super Bowl LII this weekend after teasing that new voices may be coming. Turns out they’re celebrities filling in to “help out.” Regardless of what you think of Amazon’s efforts in the voice control space,...
Mr. Cue will be interviewed by CNN’s Dylan Byers onstage at Ballroom D from 11:00 AM CST to 12:00 PM CST on March 12th.
Apple has turned out the C-Suite to promote HomePod, including senior vice president of marketing Phil Schiller. In an interview with audio magazine Sound and Vision, Mr. Schiller talked up three aspects of Apple’s smart speaker: music, Siri, and HomeKit. There’s little I wou...
Of course, having a red screen means that red UI elements won’t show up or will be hard to see, such as notification badges.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to run through the HomePod’s tech specs and see how they compare to Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Now your social media accounts are private, which means that you have better control over your data, not a corporation that may not have your best interests in mind.
In an iPad Diaries entry, Federico Viticci describes how he uses Type to Siri on his iPad Pro as a sort of “smart command line.” Type to Siri is a feature introduced in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. Although billed as an accessibility feature, it lets you type to Siri instead...
Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home can all stream music, but how do they stack up against each other?
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HomePod software updates will be managed in the Home app on your iPhone, much like the Watch app manages Apple Watch updates.
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