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Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

By 22 August 2014

Tesla is reportedly going to allow iPhone owners to use their device's fingerprint recognition Touch ID sensor as a key. This will mean unlocking and even starting the electric car remotely from the phone. The Tesla Model S already has an iPhone app which... >>

iOS 8 beta round-up: All the hidden features and changes found during testing

iOS 8 beta round-up: All the hidden features and changes found during testing

By 8 August 2014

Although Apple announced all the major software changes coming to iPhone and iPad this autumn when it unveiled iOS 8 in June, the company has since released five developer betas of the mobile operating system. With two months of betas now out there for... >>

Apple imagined a powerful Siri for Mac that is voice-prompted, reveals patent

Apple imagined a powerful Siri for Mac that is voice-prompted, reveals patent

By 7 August 2014

Apple has detailed how its virtual assistant Siri could work on Macs. It's long been assumed Siri would one day extend to desktops, beyond the voice dictation functionality currently available in Macs, but Apple has never actually confirmed that as a... >>

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

Three announces VoiP support, make calls and send texts over Wi-Fi

By 5 August 2014

Three has announced an app, Three inTouch, which allows its customers to make calls and send messages over Wi-Fi. Traditionally calling and text messaging has been restricted to the user's network connection only. For those that are in an area of poor... >>

What is Apple's Family Sharing feature, and why should you care?

What is Apple's Family Sharing feature, and why should you care?

By 24 July 2014

Apple has a new feature that promises to not only save you money but also make it easier for your family to share everything, from apps to music. The feature is called Family Sharing, and it works across both iOS devices and Macs. Although it's not available... >>

Apple's iPhone 6 is already available, sort of...

Apple's iPhone 6 is already available, sort of...

By 15 July 2014

You no longer have to wait months for Apple's yet-to-be-released iPhone 6. All you have to do is go to China. Oh, China. It's often considered the Mecca of all things faux and forged. But manufacturers in the country have outdone themselves this time,... >>

How to install iOS 8, but is it too early to do so?

How to install iOS 8, but is it too early to do so?

By 2 July 2014

Apple's iOS 8 won't officially release until later this year, but you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now. Anyone with an iOS device can in fact download, install, and run iOS 8 today. It won't be the full consumer release expected to debut... >>

Apple iWatch will have no fewer than 10 sensors and come in several different sizes

Apple iWatch will have no fewer than 10 sensors and come in several different sizes

By 20 June 2014

Apple plans to release its iWatch with myriad sensors to show users smartwatches can offer something more than smartphones. According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, the iWatch will come with at least 10 sensors including some to track health and... >>

Apple iOS 8 split-screen mode demoed in video

Apple iOS 8 split-screen mode demoed in video

By 12 June 2014

Apple talked about its new split screen mode that will arrive on iOS 8, but Apple failed to show much in the way of details at WWDC. Now a video demoing the multi-tasking aid has appeared online. The code to run iOS 8's split-screen is found in the SpringBoard... >>

iOS 8 Time-Lapse mode shown off in stunning video

iOS 8 Time-Lapse mode shown off in stunning video

By 9 June 2014

Apple definitely didn't give iOS 8's new Time-Lapse feature enough attention at its World Wide Developer Conference last week. A recent video demoing the update makes it look utterly brilliant. The time-lapse video was shot on an iPhone 5S by YouTube... >>