Apple’s new AirTag trackers have provoked considerable interest about their potential for misuse. That’s why your iPhone or iPad can alert you if you’re being tracked by one, with or without your knowledge. We detail exactly when and why.
Amazon will soon turn on Amazon Sidewalk, which will enable many Amazon devices to share your bandwidth with other Internet of Things devices. Here’s how to turn it off if you want to opt-out.
When a Berlin man dropped his iPhone 12 Pro in a canal, he attached a magnet to a fishing pole and was able to rescue his iPhone.
We don’t know how the legal fight between Epic Games and Apple over App Store policies will end, but it has made public reams of formerly classified internal documents from both companies. The Verge highlighted some of the most interesting bits.
Though Apple’s App Tracking Transparency has thwarted some of Facebook’s tracking efforts, the social media company can (and will, of course) still extract personal information through photos you upload. Here’s how to prevent such antisocial behavior.
A little-noticed fact about M1-based Macs has started to get some attention. If the Mac’s internal drive is dead or fully erased, you can’t boot from an otherwise valid external drive. Why would Apple make that choice? Security, security, security.
Flexibits, developer of the Fantastical calendaring app and Cardhop contacts app, has released Cardhop 2.0, with core features available for free and new and advanced features as part of the Flexibits Premium subscription that includes Fantastical.
The Apple TV has received its first hardware update in years, but is it worth an upgrade? Do you even need an Apple TV anymore?
After years of making Apple TV users suffer, Apple has redesigned the Siri Remote. Is the second-generation redesign a big enough improvement to justify its $59 price tag?
Apple has released operating system updates to add support for paid podcast subscriptions and Apple Card Family, along with enhanced privacy and anti-stalking protections for AirTags.
Apple has published a support article offering clarity on how lossless audio will work with your devices.
Our lengthy article outlining numerous scenarios for ways that the AirTags could be used and misused revealed that some people didn’t understand the difference between Find My iPhone and participating in the global Find My network. They are distinct, and you can use one without the other.
Already the leader in accessibility for its various devices, Apple has announced many more that will be available in the coming months.
iOS 14.5 has rendered some old apps inoperable that worked in previous versions of iOS 14. What options are available for recovering data from those apps if you can no longer launch them? Adam Engst spelunks through iPhone backups and numerous erase-restore cycles to see what’s possible.
Apple Music will provide free upgrades to lossless audio, Dolby Atmos, and Spatial Audio starting next month.