11:00am By Alan Henry
You don't have to download an office suite to build great-looking presentations for work, a talk, or school. There are plenty of online options that work well from any computer with a web browser, whether it's your desktop, a PC at work, or a laptop on the go.…
Tue 4:00pm By Thorin Klosowski
Apple Pay has been around for a few months now, and in that time, it has expanded quite a bit. AppAdvice just updated their list of banks and stores that accept Apple Pay, so if you've been holding out for a particular store, it might be worth another…
Mon 11:30am By Herbert Lui
Buying a used iPhone can save you money (I've never bought a new one). However, buying secondhand comes with its own issues. Before you buy, make sure to check its serial number at Apple's web site. It'll show you if the phone is covered by a warranty, or if…
Jan 9, 2015, 1:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
A glitch in OS X Yosemite's Spotlight search can expose private details if you're an Apple Mail user. The glitch exposes your IP address and other system details to spammers and other online tracking companies.Read more...
Jan 8, 2015, 3:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
As always, there's all sorts of rumors about what Apple plans on doing with their product line in 2015, but we want to know, what do you want to see from them this year?Read more...
Dec 26, 2014, 4:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
When they were first released, third-party Lightning cable were trash
and didn't really work. Thankfully, Monoprice worked out the kinks and their Lightning cable is The Wirecutter's pick. It's also $7 cheaper than Apple's.Read more...
Wed 7:30am By Alan Henry
If you're shopping for a new iPad—or for someone who's getting a new iPad—they could probably use a case to keep it safe in. Last week we asked you for your picks…
Dec 21, 2014, 11:00 am By Alan Henry
If you just picked up a new iPad Air 2 or an iPad Mini, or if you're shopping for someone who has, you'll probably want a case to keep it safe on the go, in your bag, or on your desk. Whether it's a rugged case, a soft folio, or a keyboard case, you have…
Dec 14, 2014, 2:00 pm By Dave Greenbaum
Handoff in iOS 8
allows you to take a phone call on your Mac computer running Yosemite. With Call Recorder for FaceTime, you can record that call.Read more...
Dec 11, 2014, 1:23 pm By Eric Ravenscraft
Today, Google updated its iOS search app to make it easier to see your recent searches and simplify navigating through the app. It also allows you to view and pan around maps when you search for a place in Google. Read more here.Read more...
Dec 9, 2014, 8:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
The Mac saw a new (free!) operating system this year alongside all kinds of great other apps. Let's take a look back at our biggest and best Mac posts of the last year.Read more...
Dec 9, 2014, 2:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Apple's two-factor authentication is great
, but like other services, it relies on a Recovery Key when you get locked out. Without that key, you can't access your account if it's hacked. The Next Web learned this the hard way. Read more...
Dec 8, 2014, 3:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
awesome for a
, and writer Dave Winer points out that it also makes a great paint program.Read more...
Dec 1, 2014, 7:00 am By Thorin Klosowski
Now that we've had some time to hang out with the iOS 8 jailbreak
, new apps and tweaks are coming
out made specifically for the new operating system. Let's take a look at the best.Read more...
Nov 26, 2014, 3:30 am By Shane Roberts, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shane Roberts, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
It's time to save on that iPad you've been waiting for, and you've got options.Read more...
Mon 7:00am By Thorin Klosowski
It seems like every messaging app these days, from iMessage to Facebook, insists on sending "read receipts" letting people know that you've seen their message. This can be annoying. Here's how to turn off the feature in some of the most popular apps.Read…
Nov 23, 2014, 2:00 pm By Dave Greenbaum
AirDrop lets you transfer files between iOS devices with a swipe of your finger. It also lets you transfer the files to devices nearby. If you don't set it to "contacts only,' anyone near you can send files.Read more...
Nov 21, 2014, 5:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
iPhone: Shuffling your music is usually a pretty simple affair, but if you're looking for a bit more control, Stringer is an app that gives you a ton of control over how shuffle works. Read more...
Nov 21, 2014, 4:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week and includes a few small bug fixes
. It also happens to break the current version of the iOS jailbreak
. If you updated on accident and want to keep your ability to jailbreak, iDownloadBlog shows you how.Read more...
Nov 20, 2014, 4:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week
that promised performance increases on older devices like the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results. Read more...
Nov 20, 2014, 11:00 am By Thorin Klosowski
A lot of software comes out for Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don't make it OS X. Thankfully, you can easily port many Windows programs to OS X with a free app called Wineskin.Read more...
Nov 17, 2014, 1:35 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Apple released a couple of updates today for both iOS 8 and Yosemite. The iOS 8.1.1 updates improves compatibility with older hardware like the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. The Yosemite update fixes a nasty Wi-Fi bug alongside a few other minor bugs. Both are rolling…
Nov 10, 2014, 7:00 am By Thorin Klosowski
Since Yosemite was released, users have found that the operating system sends all kinds of data to Apple…
Nov 9, 2014, 6:53 pm By Ashley Feinberg on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
If you've ever switched from an iPhone to absolutely any other phone at all…
Nov 6, 2014, 11:00 am By Thorin Klosowski
iOS 8 is already jailbroken…