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WWDC 2017: Apple leaks details of file manager app iOS 11

WWDC 2017: Apple leaks details of file manager app iOS 11

Hours before the WWDC 2017 kickoff, a file manager app for iOS 11 briefly appeared in Apple’s App Store. See also: Surface Pro (2017) vs. Surface Pro 4: Tech specs and key differences The app, called Files, was spotted by developer Steve Troughton-Smith before it was taken down. There’s not an awful lot of information, […]

iOS 11 on the iPad Pro is still missing one important feature

iOS 11 on the iPad Pro is still missing one important feature

Apple on Monday announced significant changes are coming to the iPad’s operating system this fall with the release of iOS 11. The changes demoed on stage made it clear Apple is working hard at changing user behavior – and perhaps more importantly, perception – of the iPad lineup. Instead of viewing and using the device […]

Microsoft adds ability to add, edit contacts in Outlook on iOS

Microsoft adds ability to add, edit contacts in Outlook on iOS

Microsoft (finally) has added one of the most requested features to Outlook mobile: The ability to add and edit contacts. Credit: Microsoft The company is adding this feature first to Outlook for iOS, according to a June 5 blog post, though it doesn’t specify exactly when it will be live. On Outlook for Android, this […]

iOS 11 will make these iPhones and iPads obsolete

iOS 11 will make these iPhones and iPads obsolete

iPhone 5 Apple has officially announced its new iOS 11, and since this update will only run on 64-bit devices, this means it’s the end of the line for some devices. See also: Apple transformed the WWDC keynote into a big hardware sales pitch On the chopping block are: This means that the oldest Apple […]

WWDC 2017: iOS 11 revealed with more Siri smarts, AR support

WWDC 2017: iOS 11 revealed with more Siri smarts, AR support

Apple has taken the wraps off of iOS 11, the next iteration of its mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads. As usual, there are a bevy of features lined up for the new OS, along with a few clues as to what’s next on the device front. “This is going to be the best […]

Apple opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore

Apple opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore

Apple will officially open its retail store in Singapore on May 27, marking its first outlet in Southeast Asia and touted to be the first in the city-state to operate fully on solar power. Located along Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping strip, the new two-storey retail space featured a glass facade–spanning 36.57 metres long and comprising […]

There's a handy shortcut menu hidden on your iPhone or iPad

There's a handy shortcut menu hidden on your iPhone or iPad

AssistiveTouch can make navigating around iOS and accessing often-used features much quicker and easier. I use my iPhone more than any other bit of kit I own. Every day that thing gets a good 16+ hour workout, but there are times when I feel that certain features that I use regularly are buried from view […]

Build a VR headset from an iPhone or Android smartphone for only $7

Build a VR headset from an iPhone or Android smartphone for only $7

Knox Labs Many are claiming that Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are going to be the next big thing. Here’s how to get a taste of that technology for only $7. And the great thing is that this will work with pretty much any smartphone, Android or iPhone! All you need is a Google Cardboard Viewer […]

iPhone Live Photos: Now Apple opens it up to the web to boost sharing

iPhone Live Photos: Now Apple opens it up to the web to boost sharing

Live Photos on the iPhone 6S and newer takes a 1.5 clip either side of a still photo and combines them into three-second clip with sound. Image: Apple Expect to see more of Apple’s Live Photos format moving images thanks to a new Live Photo API for sharing and playing them on the web. Live […]

Free to iPhone, iPad, Mac users: Apple is now giving away its iWork and iLife apps

Free to iPhone, iPad, Mac users: Apple is now giving away its iWork and iLife apps

Apple’s move to make the software free will help users with older hardware or who’ve deleted apps bundled with new hardware purchases. Image: Apple Apple has made its iWork productivity suite, as well as iMovie and GarageBand, for iOS and macOS devices free. The Apple-made apps that are now free to download include iWork apps […]