Yosemite Wi-Fi Connection Bug Fixed

Finally: Annoying Yosemite Wi-Fi bug is squashed

By about 8 hours ago.

Finally: Annoying Yosemite Wi-Fi bug is squashed

Many Mac users have complained about Wi-Fi issues since installing OS X Yosemite last fall, and Apple issued fixes in maintenance updates supposed to patch the wireless connectivity problems. In spite of those fixes, the problem persisted even after it became increasingly clear what Yosemite component was causing connection drops, and Apple did not publicly address the matter. However, Apple seems to be aware of the problem, and has finally fixed it in its newest Yosemite beta. More →

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iOS Messages Bug Fix

Apple to issue emergency software fix for major iPhone-crashing bug

By about 9 hours ago.

Apple to issue emergency software fix for major iPhone-crashing bug

In case you haven’t already heard, a pesky iOS bug unearthed earlier this week has been causing iPhones to crash and reboot when a precise string of characters is received as a text message. Additionally, the bug can also cause the Messages app to crash repeatedly upon opening.

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Galaxy S6 Android 5.1 Update Camera

Galaxy S6 will copy a great iPhone camera feature in Android 5.1 update

By about 9 hours ago.

Galaxy S6 will copy a great iPhone camera feature in Android 5.1 update

It looks like Samsung is going to to further improve the camera performance of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge via a software update. Interestingly, the update will to bring over one of the newest iPhone camera features exactly as Apple implemented it in iOS 8.
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iPhone Messages Private Texting Tips Tricks

5 tips to make iPhone messaging as private as possible

By about 10 hours ago.

5 tips to make iPhone messaging as private as possible

There are plenty of iOS apps that can help protect your privacy when it comes to messaging with friends and family, but that still doesn’t change the fact that you’re also very likely to use the default Messages app in iOS 8, especially because of iMessage. While iMessages are encrypted just like FaceTime calls, there are other things you can do to protect your privacy on the iPhone while using the MEssages app. More →

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iPhone Live Streaming

The app you’ve been waiting for: Live-stream your iPhone’s screen for free

By about 10 hours ago.

The app you’ve been waiting for: Live-stream your iPhone’s screen for free

Have you ever tried repeatedly to explain something to a friend or family member in an effort to help them solve a problem on their iPhone or iPad? Have you wanted to share something you’re doing on your phone with someone who isn’t in your immediate vicinity? You can always take a bunch of screenshots and message them to the person you’re dealing with, but beyond that you’re out of luck — until now. More →

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iOS 9 Leaked Features Proactive

Revealed: The single most exciting iOS 9 feature that’s leaked so far

By about 11 hours ago.

Revealed: The single most exciting iOS 9 feature that’s leaked so far

Let’s be honest: Most of the leaks we’ve seen about iOS 9 have been on the dull side. Apple is placing a lot of emphasis on stability with its latest software, which means it’s not adding as many new features as it has in the past. However, 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman brings us word of a new feature that really sounds like something to get excited about. More →

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Android Phone Encryption Factory Reset

Wiping your Android phone doesn’t really erase your data – here’s what you need to do

By on May 27, 2015 at 10:48 AM.

Wiping your Android phone doesn’t really erase your data – here’s what you need to do

Looking forward to turning your Android phone into cash that can then be used for a new smartphone purchase? Before you go ahead with your plans of selling your current handset, you should first make sure you delete your personal data from the device. And make sure you do it properly, because simply restoring to factory settings won’t be enough to really protect your data. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free today

7 best paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free today

By on May 27, 2015 at 10:23 AM.

Our lists of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free are always wildly popular, but yesterday’s post was a particularly big one. We’re not stopping there, of course, and today we have a fresh new list of seven paid iOS apps that are all on sale for free for a limited time.

If seven won’t do the trick for you though, there are still a few paid apps on sale for free in yesterday’s post. More →

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Android M, N, Z Release Date

Forget Android M, I can tell you when Android Z will be released

By on May 27, 2015 at 9:49 AM.

Forget Android M, I can tell you when Android Z will be released

Forget for a second that Android M will be unveiled this week at Google I/O, which is a secret Google wasn’t able to really keep. There’s already better news for Android fans: In a recent interview, a Google executive confirmed that a major Android update will be released every year moving forward, so now I can tell you when Android Z will land on your phone. More →

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Office Now Cortana iOS Android

Office Now assistant reportedly coming to iOS, Android and Windows

By on May 26, 2015 at 10:45 PM.

Office Now assistant reportedly coming to iOS, Android and Windows

Microsoft’s Cortana app for iOS, Android and Windows might not be the only new application the company will offer smartphone users, as a Google Now-like app is apparently in the works. Aptly named Office Now, the app has already been leaked and appears to be different from Cortana. More →

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Microsoft Cortana

Microsoft finally gets it

By on May 26, 2015 at 2:41 PM.

Microsoft finally gets it

For a few years now, Microsoft has been an easy target for jokes and jabs. For starters, Steve Ballmer, likeable as he may be, was always adept at providing us with an endless stream of fascinating video clips. Second, because it took Microsoft far too long to realize that their Windows desktop monopoly had been surpassed in relevance by a burgeoning mobile market, we bore witness to the company making all sorts of strategic mistakes in an effort to play catch-up.

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iOS 9: iPhone 6s Force Touch

More iOS 9 details spill out in another big leak

By on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 PM.

More iOS 9 details spill out in another big leak

Great news for everyone who loves the Apple Watch: One of its key features is apparently coming to the iPhone 6s. Apple’s new Force Touch touchscreen and trackpad technology is already available on the Apple Watch and select Macs, and a new report on Tuesday shed more light on how we can expect Apple to integrate this new technology into iOS 9. More →

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