March 4, 2019
According to recent rumors, AirPods 2 will have the ability to charge 100% in just 15 minutes over wireless charging. This will be possible due to a thicker and heavier case, which will house the circuitry for Qi charging. This news comes from Max Weinbach of XDA, who had previously claimed that Apple would be fixing the huge volume HUD in iOS 13.
March 3, 2019
NightOwl for macOS is a free app which sits in the menu bar and lets users switch to Dark Mode with just one click. It also allows users to schedule dark mode to enable or disabled based on sunrise/sunset timings in their location or based on specific timings. Users can also configure selected apps to stay in light mode, even if macOS Mojave is in …
February 27, 2019
Google has started rolling out a new material design update for Gmail on iOS and Android, with a number of new features. These features include slick animations, improved switching between multiple accounts, quick attachment viewing, phishing alerts and an overall nicer look and feel. The redesign was announced back in January.
February 11, 2019
Installing Windows on Mac via Boot Camp is usually a straight forward process. Apple has created a Boot Camp Assistant app in macOS that guides users through the complete process. Even though the steps are simple, sometimes Boot Camp gives an odd error with disk partitions that is confusing to figure out. Here is how you can easily fix it.
February 11, 2019
Google is working on a dark mode for Chrome, which will work with both macOS Mojave and Windows 10. The update is currently a work in progress and has been included in the latest Canary builds of Chrome. Here’s how you can get Chrome canary build on your computer to use the new dark mode.
February 8, 2019
Apple has released updates to iOS and macOS Mojave with fixes for the popular Group FaceTime security flaw, as well as a number of other security fixes related to FaceTime, Live Photos and more. iOS 12.1.4 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update are now available as over-the-updates for iPhone, iPad and Macs.
February 6, 2019
A major flaw in Group FaceTime was discovered which allowed users to listen to the other person, before they even accept the call. The issue was replicated on iOS (iPhone and iPad) as well as Mac. As expected, news about the issue spread like wildfire on news, even making it to mainstream media. Apple responded by saying that they will be releasing software updates to …
January 31, 2019
iOS 13 will ship with a new dark mode, iPad specific home screen upgrades, file management improvements while 2019 iPhones will ship with USB-C, improved FaceID and faster processor. 2020 iPhones are expected to ship with laser-powered triple-camera systems which should provide improved augmented reality experiences, enhanced photo capture and more. Apple will also upgrade the low-cost iPad and iPad mini with minor performance upgrades …
January 29, 2019
Apple has posted 5 new videos on YouTube which show how to use the iPad Pro for different productivity scenarios. These use cases include creating presentations, taking notes, interior designing, recording podcasts and scanning documents. These apps and their uses might be common knowledge to existing iPad Pro users but might be enough to entice new users on the productivity potential that the device offers.
January 24, 2019
Microsoft Office is finally available in the Mac App Store. Users can now download Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and OneDrive apps from the Mac App Store for free. However, an Office 365 subscription is needed to actually use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The subscription can be bought as an in-app purchase from the Mac App Store.