iPhone XS: Its pros and cons

iPhone XS: Its pros and cons

Nearly a year after releasing the iPhone X, Apple announced that it’ll discontinue it. Instead, they released the iPhone XS and XS Max. How do Apple’s latest smartphones stack up to their previous releases? Let’s look closely at the pros and cons of the iPhone XS. Like most Apple smartphones, the iPhone XS is expensive, […]

Choosing between iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus

Choosing between iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone X may have the upper hand on paper, but picking it over the iPhone 8 Plus could mean paying for more features you’ll never use. This is why it’s important to know your priorities before buying a new phone. Which iPhone better suits your needs? Price Being the higher end model, the iPhone […]

“Black Dot” crashes iOS messaging app

“Black Dot” crashes iOS messaging app

An emoji encrypted with a series of hidden codes has been reported to disable and crash the messaging apps of Apple Macs, iPads, and iPhones. Read on to discover how you can address this problem before it does severe damage to your device. What is going on? A bug, known as “Black Dot,” is locking […]

Apple and your privacy: What do they know

Apple and your privacy: What do they know

With the recent U.S. Senate inquiry into Facebook’s perceived violations, concerns about online privacy are once again thrust into the spotlight. Apple, Google, Amazon, and other tech companies also gather data on their users, so if you’re using Mac or iPhone, you may wonder: How much information does Apple have about you? What Facebook & […]

How to beef up your iPhone passcode

How to beef up your iPhone passcode

Now that at least two companies are selling devices that unlock protected iPhones, it’s time for you to update your passcode to a stronger one and avoid the risk of unwanted access. Here’s how. The problem According to reports, at least two companies, Israel-based technology vendor Cellebrite and Atlanta-based Grayshift, have both developed relatively inexpensive […]

4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

Having a mobile phone allows you to communicate with anyone in the world, send and receive important data, and read current news, but it runs out of battery faster when you use more apps. When this happens, you need to have the right tools to fully charge your phone fast so you stay connected. #1. […]

iOS 11 controls to protect your data

iOS 11 controls to protect your data

Gathering data such as user location is crucial for companies like Apple to provide personalized experiences through their mobile apps. Understandably, many users are not happy about this minor invasion of privacy, so here’s a guide for how to set privacy controls on your iOS 11 device. Location Services controls Apple and other third-party apps […]

iPhone security impenetrable no more

iPhone security impenetrable no more

Cellebrite claims that they have devised “undisclosed techniques” to unlock Apple devices running on any iOS operating system. The U.S. government contractor based in Israel recently notified clients of their ability to circumnavigate iOS protections that’s part of their new service for forensic specialists and law enforcement. iPhone vulnerabilities leaked, is it true? A couple […]

Office 365 enhancements for iOS and Mac

Office 365 enhancements for iOS and Mac

Good news for Office 365 subscribers who use Apple devices: Microsoft apps now seamlessly integrate with the Apple ecosystem, which means working on documents is now much easier on an iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Here are some of those key capabilities. Co-authoring in Word, Excel, PowerPoint Apple users can now co-edit documents in Word, Excel, […]