December 13, 2019

7 of the best robocall blocking apps and tools for avoiding phone spam

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By Haley Henschel From Mashable If there’s one thing people with iPhones and Android phones can agree on, it’s this: Robocalls suck.  Personally speaking, robots call me more than my own mother does. A very concerned “Cynthia Arnold” gets in touch every week or so “in reference to your federal student loan,” claiming she needs to discuss […]

What map apps Track (and how to get them to stop)

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From The Zebra Consulting a handheld map or pulling into the gas station to ask for directions seem like road trip activities of the distant past, and most of us are grateful for the advances in technology that allow us to drive to a new location without worry. Top-rated map apps offer features such as live […]

US Supreme Court rules against Apple, allows an App Store antitrust case to proceed

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By Sarah Perez From TechCrunch The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against Apple on Monday on a case involving whether or not a group of iPhone users will be allowed to bring an antitrust lawsuit against the company regarding its App Store practices. The iPhone owners allege that Apple’s 30% commission on App Store sales is passed […]

Apple users claim iOS 12 is sending iMessages to the wrong contacts

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BY MATT BINDER From Mashable A new, previously unannounced iOS 12 feature is causing major headaches for some Apple users. The feature, which Forbes points out was left off the official iOS 12 features list, was intended to merge chats you had with iOS device users who have multiple phone numbers and emails. A popular […]

Gadgets of the week

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The greedy ways Apple got to $1 trillion By Josh Constine From TechCrunch Broken Apple Chargers For being the richest company ever with $243 billion in cash, Apple sure cuts corners in the stingiest ways. The hardware giant became the first trillion-dollar company this week. Yet it’s tough to reconcile Apple earning $11 billion in […]

Apple cracks down on shady developers, and it might hurt Facebook

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BY KARISSA BELL From Mashable Apple is trying to make good on its promises to put its users’ privacy first. The company updated its App Store guidelines with new rules that prevent shady developers from selling personal data about your friends. The change, which was first reported by Bloomberg, comes as part of a bigger […]

10 iPhone apps

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These are the 10 apps iPhone owners buy most By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. iPhone 6S Apple There are millions of apps available for the […]

The next iOS will deeply change the iPhone, and you won’t even notice

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BY BRETT WILLIAMS From Mashable If you’re the type of person who immediately updates their iPhone to the latest version of iOS every time new software drops, here’s a friendly warning: Hold off a moment and back up the files on your device before the next one. While that’s generally good advice, you’ll want to […]

Apple iOS 9.2 – An update was also done for SMS

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A considerable innovation has not yet been broadcasted by the media following the launch by Apple two days ago of iOS 9.2: the update of SMS with the management of Flash SMS. Flash SMS are now managed as priority messages offering an instantaneous full screen display which absolutely requires that the user taps the “Dismiss” […]