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Apple Watch tricks you probably don't know

Apple Watch tricks you probably don't know

The Apple Watch can do a lot of useful things right out of the box. Most are common knowledge, but there are a few tricks it can do that most owners aren’t aware of. Use “Hey Siri” on the watch CNET Introducing Roadshow Welcome to Roadshow, CNET’s essential destination for car owners, buyers and enthusiasts. […]

Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

I know that this isn’t going to be any comfort to those suffering from iOS 9.3 bugs, but according to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, the new release a has a crash rate of only 2.2 percent. This is a far lower crash rate than experienced by earlier releases of iOS. Apteligent It’s interesting to […]

Sneak peek at Safari's future features: Apple unveils tech preview

Sneak peek at Safari's future features: Apple unveils tech preview

Safari Technology Preview lets devs test upcoming HTML, JavaScript, and CSS features — and report bugs. Image: Apple Apple has launched the Safari Technology Preview to give developers an early look at web technologies in the pipeline for iOS and OS X. Although the preview version of Safari is only for OS X, Apple says […]

Apple releases iOS 9.3.1, fixes hyperlink crash bug

Apple releases iOS 9.3.1, fixes hyperlink crash bug

If you’ve been affected by the iOS 9.3 hyperlinks bug, your wait for a fix is over as Apple pushes out iOS 9.3.1 to iPhone and iPad users. According to Apple, the update “fixes an issue that caused apps to be unresponsive after tapping on links in Safari and other apps.” In other words, this […]

Apple releases iOS 9.3, fixing a major iMessage security flaw

Apple releases iOS 9.3, fixing a major iMessage security flaw

(Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive) Apple has released a new software update for iPhones and iPads. Users should update as soon as possible as it fixes a major flaw that could allow some encrypted content used in iMessage to be unscrambled. The company said Monday that iOS 9.3 comes with a fix that would fix a flaw […]

Microsoft: Our Android Windows 10 bridge is dead, but iOS, Win32 ones moving ahead

Microsoft: Our Android Windows 10 bridge is dead, but iOS, Win32 ones moving ahead

The day after announcing it had purchased cross-platform mobile tool vendor Xamarin, Microsoft officials are offering a few new details about the company’s Universal Windows Platforms onboarding strategy. As previously rumored, Microsoft is dropping work on its Android “bridge,” or toolkit for bringing Android apps to Windows 10. It’s putting all its mobile-toolkit eggs in […]

Apple's new 9.7-inch tablet to lose 'iPad Air' branding in favor of iPro Pro

Apple's new 9.7-inch tablet to lose 'iPad Air' branding in favor of iPro Pro

CBS Interactive Apple’s new version of the 9.7-inch iPad said to be announced in mid-March won’t be called the “iPad Air” and will be added to the iPad Pro line instead, according to Mark Gurman of 9to5mac. The new 9.7-inch tablet, which will have Apple Pencil capability and a Smart Keyboard, will join the 12.7-inch […]