Isn’t it Time We Forgave Apple for Apple Maps?

Isn't it Time We Forgave Apple for Apple Maps?
Back in 2012, Apple famously dumped Google Maps in favor of its own in-house mapping solution, introducing Apple Maps to iOS users for the first time. The new Maps app delivered a host of cool new features, including turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyovers of popular cities and landmarks. But in a move that was very uncharacteristic Read more…

How Much Is a First Generation iPhone Worth Today?

How Much Is a First Generation iPhone Worth Today?
Sure, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the talk of the town these days, both good and bad being brought out into the open. But why go with the flow when you can be unique and show off an original iPhone? You know, those first generation iPhones that changed the way we used mobile Read more…

Russian Bill Proposes a Ban on the iPhone

russian iphone ban
It’s nothing new for Apple, I guess. After all, they’ve been on the receiving end of such news – companies, countries, and politicians wanting to ban Apple products for one reason or another. Source The latest to follow this “trend” is Russia. A bill has been proposed by Dmitry Gorovtsov, known to be a radical Read more…

Cyber Monday Deals on Apple Products

Cyber Monday Deals on Apple Products
Black Friday may have come and gone for another year, but Cyber Monday has arrived, bringing more great savings for holiday shoppers. If you missed out on last weeks outstanding deals, now is your chance to get the Apple-fans on your shopping list exactly what they’re looking for this year. Here is a rundown of Read more…

How to Use AirDrop to Share Files Between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

How to use AirDrop
AirDrop has been a feature of the Mac operating system since the release of OS X Lion back in 2011. It is a service that enables quick and easy file sharing between computers on the same network without the need of email or a file server. As OS X has continued to evolve, AirDrop has gotten Read more…

Black Friday Apple Sales Bring Serious Savings for the Holidays

Black Friday Apple
We are now just one week a way from Black Friday, the annual post-Thanksgiving Day shopping extravaganza that officially kicks off the holiday frenzy. As usual, there are some amazing deals to be had on Apple products, including iPads, Macs, iPhones, and related accessories. At this point, most of the major retail outlets have let slip Read more…

How to Install Custom Keyboards in iOS 8

custom keyboards in iOS 8
When it was released back in September, iOS 8 brought a slew of new tools and features to the iPhone and iPad, not the least of which is the ability for users to install their own custom, third-party keyboards. Since then, there have been a number of fun, and useful, keyboards released on the app Read more…

Will HomeKit Become the Next Big Thing From Apple?

HomeKit
Amidst all the hype and hoopla surrounding iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite at the Worldwide Developer Conference this past June, Apple quietly unveiled a software development kit designed to jumpstart the fledgling home automation market. Dubbed HomeKit, this new platform was created to give developers a level of standardization when creating devices for use in Read more…

How to Make Phone Calls From Your Mac with OS X Yosemite

How to Make Phone Calls From Your Mac with OS X Yosemite
Thanks to the new Continuity features found in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, our iPhones, iPads, and Mac laptops and desktops can now interact like never before. For example, the Handoff functionality lets you start work on one device, then seamlessly transfer to another to wrap up whatever it is you’re working on. Similarly, SMS Read more…

How to Activate SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot
  One of the best new features that Apple included in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the ability for your iPhone and iPad to interact directly with one another, and your Mac. The new feature, dubbed Continuity, gives us the ability to begin work on our mobile devices, and then seamlessly continue that Read more…