IOS

iOS apps are coming to Mac: Everything you need to know

With MacOS 10.12 "Mojave," Apple begin the process of porting iOS apps to Mac. Mac users will get a glimpse of the first set of iOS apps on Mac on September 24, when Apple said it will release MacOS Mojave with four of its own apps: News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Home. Then in 2019, third-party developers will be able to start moving their own apps to the Mac App Store.

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Topics: Mac Software , iOS Software

Tags: iOS apps , macOS Mojave , macOS , macOS apps , Macintosh operating systems , iOS , Mac , macOS 10.14

HeadGaze app lets users with disabilities navigate with simple head movements

Companies and organizations are quickly realizing the many ways new technology can help those with disabilities navigate the new digital environment, and one team of eBay workers put their heads together and created HeadGaze, an iOS app that lets you move around an iPhone screen with only a turn of the head.

"As someone with extensive motor impairments, I do not have full control of my limbs. Consequently, I am unable to walk or grab anything with my hands. These... Read More »

Topics: iOS Software

Tags: iOS

The new Apple CarPlay apps coming in iOS 12

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) brought the surprise announcement that Apple is opening up CarPlay to more third-party developers, and the company even teased Google Maps (iOS, Android) and Waze (iOS, Android).

Here's everything we know about the new apps coming to CarPlay.

SEE: How to get Google Maps in Apple CarPlay

Google Maps goes up against a refreshed Apple Maps

Apple Maps has long been a pain point for CarPlay users. It doesn't catalog as many roads as... Read More »

Topics: Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Tags: iPhone , Apple , iOS , music , Google Maps

Best to-do list apps of 2018 for managing tasks on any platform

Put those sticky notes back in your desk drawer. Our picks for the best to-do apps can help you manage tasks, stay on top of to-do lists, remind you of upcoming events, and even collaborate on projects with colleagues. All of our picks do a good job of covering the basics, but each approaches managing tasks a bit differently. Some are focused on handling your individual lists, others excel at reminding you of upcoming activities, at least one shines... Read More »

Topics: Productivity Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Tags: iOS apps , to-do lists , reminders , Android , iOS , Android apps , list app , tasks , list

First Look: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game

It hasn't even officially launched yet -- the game is slated for release later in 2018 -- but the Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game has already made a mysterious appearance in Google's Play Store and is soft-launching in a handful of regions.

To build excitement, the game also has an official website, where you can uncover a few more details about the game and sign up to learn even more, and be notified... Read More »

Topics: Games

Tags: Android , iOS

Apple iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad first look

iOS 11, coming Sep. 19, will include a raft of new features, in time for the ensuing releases of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

Siri

Voice assistant Siri can now anticipate your needs -- thanks to advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence -- so it'll make suggestions even before you bother to ask.

Messages

A revamped iMessage app in iOS 11 will include a drawer to easily find your iMessage apps and stickers. iMessage users will also be to... Read More »

Topics: iOS Software

Tags: iOS

Cut the Cable and Still Watch NFL This Season

Like the MLB, the NBA, and many other sports leagues, the NFL lets you watch live football games via an app or video-streaming service, with no need for a cable subscription. If you want to catch all the action this season, however, you'll need to gather a collection of apps and video services and then keep track of which games are on which services which days to make sure you don't miss a kickoff.

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Topics: Entertainment , Entertainment Software , Video Players , Android Software , iOS Software , Android , Sports Software , Media Players

Tags: Android , iOS

The Definitive Guide To Stopping Robocalls on Your Mobile Phone

Why does it seem like the only people who call are the robots? Because maybe it's true. Federal Trade Commission (or FTC) reports robocalls are on the rise, in part because it's so easy to make autodialer calls from anywhere in the world. When a colleague said he was receiving 20 robocalls *a day* on his mobile phone, we looked into what he could do to stamp out the annoying mobile calls.

Robocall FAQ

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Topics: Privacy Software , Communications , Spam Filters , Security Software , Android Software , iOS Software , Android

Tags: Android , iOS

Everything You Need To Know About the August 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, sky watchers within a narrow band of the contiguous U.S. -- from Oregon to South Carolina -- will be treated to a total solar eclipse. In what's being called the "Great American Eclipse," the moon will fully obscure the sun from view. Those outside this zone, known as the "path of totality," can still view a partial solar eclipse from anywhere in the U.S. But you can always... Read More »

Topics: Science Software , Maps , Digital Photo Software , Map Software , Travel , Educational Software

Tags: Android , iOS

Stack the Deck and Deal With These Paid iOS Card Games

With the best iOS card app, you can move beyond traditional casino games to play clever and captivating games based on rummy, solitaire, Russian Roulette, and more.

Paid Card Games for iOS FAQS

Why are there no paid casino games? Almost all of the iOS slots -- blackjack, poker, roulette, and bingo games -- are free-to-play but come with restrictions, such as allowing you to play a few hands a... Read More »

Topics: Cards & Lottery , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS