iPhones, iPads, and Macs Hacked and Hijacked for Ransom in Australia

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Today Apple device users Down Under are dealing with a serious hacking issue that looks to be tied to iCloud, Find my iPhone, and password reuse. A number of Australian and New Zealand iPhone, iPad, and Mac users are reporting that they were awakened by or noticed an alert from Find My iPhone that delivered […]

iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 & iPhone 6 to Get Touch ID This Year

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After the iPhone 5s launched back in September with a fingerprint sensor, rumors began flying about the possibility of the iPad also getting the same treatment. Of course, we have yet to see an iPad come equipped with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but we’re seeing hints that the next iPads (probably the iPad Air […]

Why the iPad is the Ultimate Business Tool

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The Apple iPad is the ultimate business tablet. Android tablet makers would like business users to think they work as well as the iPad for business, but there’s a number of reasons that the Apple iPad beats even great Android tablets like the Nexus 7 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, both of […]

How to Quick Reply in iMessage on iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

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Quickly replying to text messages is something we all like doing to save time and make it more convenient to use our iPhones. However, iOS doesn’t really make that process as easy as it could be. The only way to get quick reply with the Messages app on your iPhone is to jailbreak it and […]

Microsoft Creates Tablet Confusion. This Time for a Reason

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As I watched Microsoft’s Panos Panay introduce the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 on May 20th with a very aggressive Glenn Greenwaldesque defensive tone, I messaged an old friend and said “countdown to countless blog posts about defining a tablet begins now.” Truer words were never sent over a data connection. Those posts have started […]

iOS 7.1.2 Update Bringing Possible iMessage Fix Ahead of iOS 8 Release

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iOS 8 is most likely just right around the corner with Apple’s annual WWDC developers conference coming up early next month, but the company is apparently working on another minor update to iOS 7.1. Details about this update are completely unknown, but it’s possible that it could come with a fix that remedies the recent […]

Apple’s iMessage Fix Could Arrive with iOS 8 or iOS 7.1.2

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There has been a lot of fuss recently over a huge problem with iMessage, and while it’s been a prevailing issue for several years now, Apple is just now finally acknowledging the problem and will have a fix for it in the form of a “future software update,” most likely with the release of iOS […]

iOS 8 Launch Date Confirmed, Retina MacBook Air Release Rumored

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The iOS 8 launch date was confirmed today by Apple and it would appear that iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 might be joined on stage at WWDC by brand new Apple hardware, rumored to be the new Retina MacBook Air. Weeks ago, Apple announced that it would be hosting WWDC 2014 Moscone Center starting […]

iOS 8: 25 Things We Think We Know

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The iPhone 6 release might be several months away but we should get a good look at the software it will have on board when it arrives later on this year. In just a few short weeks, Apple is expected to showcase its brand new iOS 8 update, an update that should replace iOS 7 […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is Aggressive, Defensive, Ultimately Confusing

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Is the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 “the tablet that can replace your laptop” or is it “the laptop that can replace your tablet?” I’m not sure Microsoft has quite figured that out yet. Microsoft announced its new hybrid-tablet-laptop device today with a push that at times was very aggressive and yet equally defensive. Aiming […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Successful, but Don’t Count on a Public Release

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Almost a month after iOS 7.1.1 released to the public, a jailbreak has been discovered for it and it’s been proven on video, as well as photographic evidence from another jailbreak hacker. The iOS 7.1 update that came out back in March was the end of Evasi0n’s iOS 7 jailbreak run. It still works on […]

What Size iPad Should You Buy?

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We’re in right smack dab in the middle of an iPad refresh, meaning that it’s been around six months since the iPad was last updated, and it’ll probably be another six months before it gets updated again. However, plenty of buyers are still in the market for an Apple slate and there are more choices […]

How to Email Multiple Attachments on iPhone and iPad

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Sending attachments via email is practically second nature for most computer users. Create a set of documents that need to be distributed to your colleagues an off they go as attachments. On desktops and laptops its easy to send multiple attachments. On Android and Windows Phone devices you can also easily attach multiple files to […]

5 Essential iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for Google Users

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The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been taking some time to play around with a lot of jailbreak tweaks (old and new) for iOS 7 and seeing which ones are worth your time. We’ve already discussed and featured a ton of iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that dramatically improve […]

iPad Air vs iPad Mini: Which One Should You Buy?

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Choosing the right size laptop, the right size smartphone, and even the right size tablet can turn into quite the ordeal. It’s important to wisely choose the best product for you, especially when you’ll be spending at least a few hundred dollars on the purchase. If you’re in the market for an iPad, that’s great […]

MLB Perfect Inning on iPad Has Nothing on MLB 14 The Show

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Baseball video games are making quite a comeback in 2014. Despite the exit that the MLB 2K series took last year, several gaming studios are trying to take its place with a baseball game of their own, with RBI Baseball 14 being the most popular option for Xbox currently. RBI Baseball 14 is also available […]

Cheap iPad Chargers: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Buy One

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Apple’s iPad charger is a bit pricey at $20, but with that price comes quality, as engineer Ken Shirriff has discovered when he tore open a genuine Apple-branded iPad charger and a cheap, counterfeit iPad charger. Shirriff (who also tore down the iPhone charger awhile back) discovered that not only is the cheaper charger lesser quality, […]

iOS 8 Rumors Point to Split-Screen Multitasking on iPad

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True multitasking may be coming to the iPad when iOS 8 officially releases in the form of Microsoft Surface-like split-screening, where users can snap two apps side-by-side and use them at the same time. 9to5Mac reports that “sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development” have said that iOS 8 will come with a split-screen multitasking […]

How to Get the Google Play Music iPad App Early

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Many iOS apps are universal, meaning that one app works on both iPhone and iPad by sharing some aspects of the code, but also have unique lines of code that allow the app to recognize whether its being used on an iPhone or iPad. The Google Play Music app is one example, but the iPad […]

Microsoft Office for iPad Scores 27 Million Downloads

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And some still say consumers aren’t interested in the iPad as a “real work” device. At Microsoft’s TechEd conference in Houston this week General manager of Microsoft’s Office Division Julia White announced that since its release on March 27, Microsoft has recorded 27 million downloads for the iPad versions of the popular productivity Apps. While the […]