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Apple Watch Series 2 and watchOS 3

iOS 10

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless vacuum

Tablo by Nuvyyo

Samsung Gear Fit 2 fitness wearable

Ulysses for macOS and iOS

Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format inkjet printer

HBO's Vinyl Season 1

Apple MacBook (2016)

Papago! GoSafe 268 mirror mounted dash-cam

Piper all-in-one security

JayBird Freedom headphones

SF MoMA app

Fitbit Blaze fitness tracker

UA HealthBox

Dyson Pure Cool Link

Lola by Blue

HTC 10

Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Dell XPS 12 with 4K Ultra HD display

RHA S500i Noise Isolation headphones for iOS

Samsung Galaxy S7

2015 Mazda CX-9

Moto 360 (2015)

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear headphones for Android

ASAP Dash Rapid Charger

Jaybird Reign Fitness Tracker

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo

HTC One A9

21.5-inch iMac with 4K display

360Fly Action Camera

SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick

Geko E100 Full HD 1080P Dash Cam

Google Pixel C

SodaStream's New POWER Sparkling Water Machine

Dyson V6 Mattress Handheld Vaccum

iPad Pro

ZTE AXON

Apple TV (2015)

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Edition

Apple watchOS 2

Sennheiser RS 175 

BlackBerry PRIV

Google Nexus 5X

iPhone 6S Plus

2015 Ford F-150

2016 Chevrolet Volt EV

Microsoft Office 2016

Apple iPhone 6S

Google OnHub Wi-Fi Router

Apple iPad mini 4

Sennheiser Momentum On Ear Headphones

Netgear AirCard 785S mobile hotspot on TELUS

Forza Motorport 6

2015 Ford Fiesta ST

Jamstik+ Smart Guitar

Entries in iOS (352)

Thursday
Sep292016

Skype on iOS now lets you make calls using Siri

Taking further advantage of iOS 10, Microsoft updated its consumer version of Skype for the iPhone and the iPad. The apps get deeper integration with Siri and now lets you place Skype calls using Apple’s voice assistant without needing to launch Skype first. Incoming Skype calls will also now appear on your screen with an interface that looks almost identical to regular phone calls. The latest iOS version also lets you store Skype details for your contacts on the service right into the contacts app of the operating system. For those using Skype for Business, Microsoft plans to bring the feature in next month.

Source: The Verge

Tuesday
Sep272016

Google on iOS hides your incognito searches behind Touch ID

Google is adding a bit more security or assurance for its iOS users with the latest update for its app. If you are doing private searches within the Google app, Google can lock these searches behind Touch ID, which means if someone else uses your iPhone or iPad, they won’t be able to snoop over what you’ve been searching. For convenience, Google will not close these private searches when you leave the app. You will have to do that yourself. A friendly reminder, though. Going incognito doesn’t mean you’re completely private. It “doesn’t hide your browsing from your employer, your internet service provider, or the websites you visit.” The Google app won’t hide your searches from Google, either, but it won’t tie them to your account. One other feature added to the Google app on iOS is allowing you to watch YouTube videos directly in the app.

Friday
Sep232016

Apple fixes bug that shuts off headphone controls on iOS

One of the advantages of Apple having full control over its iOS ecosystem is bug fixes can arrive pretty quickly. A new fix released in version 10.0.2 resolves an issue with Lightning headphone controls getting disabled after a period of inactivity. This bug was reported soon after the iPhone 7 launch last week. And thankfully, Apple addressed the issue rather quickly. The physical controls on the Lightning-connected headphones and earbuds should continue working even after you’ve stopped listening to anything for a while.

Aside from that, this update fixes two other issues: one is regarding Photos closing or quitting when some users switch on iCloud Photo Library and another is regarding “an issue that prevented enabling some app extensions.

Source: The Verge

Thursday
Sep222016

Review: Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Text and photos By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

iPhone 7 may not have been the huge overhaul many expected but it is a solid and worthy upgrade that will fundamentally change where and how iPhones are used. New camera capabilities are transformative and show innovation in imaging on smartphones is leapfrogging the camera industry.

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may, on the surface, look like mere updates to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S designs of the past two years.

While this is a fair observation that brings to question Apple’s desire or ability to evolve on past designs, there are a lot of features and functions that are brand new to the iPhone line that aim to keep it at the forefront of the smartphone industry it has helped create. 

“We have created a product that is the most deliberate evolution of our founding design,” says Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive at the start of the video explaining the iPhone 7’s design and construction. The company understands this is an evolutionary chapter in the iPhone’s history, but it doesn’t make it any less significant.

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