3:30pm By Thorin Klosowski
In order for Spotlight to work properly, it needs to send your search data to Google, Apple, and Bing. Initially, it seems easy enough to disable this if you care about privacy, but as users over on Hacker News note, it's not as obvious as it seems. Read…
1:06pm By Andy Orin
iOS 8.1 is here! The update enables Apple Pay on supported devices, brings back the Camera Roll, adds some "Continuity" features, and more. Read our previous coverage after the jump.Read more...
Sat 11:00am By Thorin Klosowski
Yosemite is here with a bunch of new features
, but a few of the best things are hidden away. Here are 10 hidden features you might not have noticed yet. Read more...
Fri 10:04am By Andrew Tarantola on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
With iPad Air 2 preorders starting today, you might be ready to kick your old tablet to the curb. But when the march of technology sends your slate to the junk drawer, don't just sell it off
. Recycle it into a high-powered specialist device.Read more...
Fri 7:00am By Thorin Klosowski
Yosemite's here today and as seems to always be the case with Apple's new operating systems, it comes with a handful of annoyances alongside its new features
. Don't worry though, most of the common annoyances can get fixed up with a few clicks.Read more...
Fri 4:45am By Victor Clarke on Hackerspace, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
Windows: With the release of Yosemite…
Thu 5:00pm By Thorin Klosowski
Handoff is Apple's new feature that integrates Yosemite and your iOS 8 device so you can start working on one device and then continue it on another. For example, you can start writing an email on your phone, then flip it over to your Mac when you realize…
Thu 2:30pm By Alan Henry
Dear Lifehacker, So Yosemite is coming out today. It looks like it has some great features, but it's still an upgrade, and any upgrade has a chance of going bad. You guys have been using it; what do you think? Is it ready for prime time, or should I wait for…
Thu 1:39pm By Eric Limer on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
It's iPad day
, and Apple just announced the successor to last years svelte new iPad Air. This is the iPad Air 2 (aka the iPad 6), a familiar but thinner body, with updated guts and a few more features around the edges.Read more...
Thu 1:35pm By Thorin Klosowski
Yosemite is out right now and there are a lot of new features in this update
, so let's take a look at everything to help you get started.Read more...
Wed 5:15pm By Alan Henry
If you have a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you have tons of options to keep it safe from drops and falls, bumps and scratches. Last week we asked you for your favorites…
Wed 3:00pm By Andy Orin
Susan Kare has led a diverse career as a graphic designer, but her reputation is preceded by an early milestone: she designed the indelible icons and fonts for the original Apple Macintosh. Her evocative, lucid, and witty designs set a standard for the…
Tue 4:30pm By Thorin Klosowski
Apple recently introduced App Bundles that allow you to snag a group of apps at a discounted price. That makes perfect sense, but they also have a "Complete My Bundle" option that's a bit confusing at a glance. The developers over at Panic figured out how it…
Oct 12, 2014, 11:00 am By Alan Henry
If you've recently picked up a shiny new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you probably want something to protect it from drops and falls, or scratches and dings. There are tons of cases available, from the super-expensive to the slim and cheap. This week we're looking at…
Oct 10, 2014, 1:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Dear Lifehacker,I have a little background in coding, but I'd like to make an iOS app. I'm just not sure where to get started or what tools I need. Where do I start?Read more...
Oct 9, 2014, 5:50 pm By Brian Barrett on Gizmodo Live, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
Hello there! In just a few hours, Apple's expected to announce
brand new iPad Airs, possibly a retina iMac, and maybe even a long-overdue Apple TV refresh
. And we'll be covering it all for you as it unfolds, live from the scene.Read more...
Oct 9, 2014, 3:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
The new "Hey Siri" feature allows you to use Siri hand-free, but it only works when you're connected to a power supply. If you want to use it at other times, iDownloadBlog found a workaround so you can use it without being plugged in. Read more...
Oct 9, 2014, 10:55 am By Whitson Gordon
Apple may have two-factor authentication in iCloud…
Oct 8, 2014, 4:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
It seems like each iteration of iOS comes with a handful of new Siri tricks, and iOS 8 is no different. Wired points out two new Siri features you might have missed: the ability to rate songs and identify them.Read more...
Oct 7, 2014, 12:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Since Siri was announced, it seems like there's
always a way
for people to use
it against it you. It turns out iOS 8 is no different.Read more...
Oct 6, 2014, 3:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
If you've set up family sharing on your iOS device, you're sharing all your purchasing history with your family. But maybe you don't want to flick through your kid's 50 freemium game downloads just to get to your list of apps. Thankfully, AppleInsider shows…
Oct 3, 2014, 10:28 am By Kate Knibbs on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
Bad news for Mac users: You're at risk for an insidious malware that will connect your computer to a botnet. Read more...
Oct 2, 2014, 4:30 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Purchasing a used phone is always a bit of a risky endeavor, but Apple's made the process a bit easier with a new tool that checks the activation lock status on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Read more...
Oct 2, 2014, 12:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
Nesting folders and hiding apps have been two of the more popular glitches in iOS over the years, and they're making a return in iOS 8.Read more...
Oct 1, 2014, 4:00 pm By Thorin Klosowski
iOS: Tweetbot, our favorite Twitter client for the iPhone
, has been updated with some great new iOS 8 features today, including extension support and interactive notifications.Read more...