1. News
    January 17th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Apple’s iOS 11.2.2 Spectre patch probably won’t slow down your iPhone, but here’s what to do if it does

    Last week Apple pushed out iOS 11.2.2, which seeks to mitigate the risks associated with the Spectre chip flaw via a security update to Safari...

  2. News
    January 15th, 2018 by Anthony Caruana
    Spectre and Meltdown are a big deal

    Typically, the break between Christmas and mid-January is a slow news time punctuated by the barrage of consumer electronics news coming from Las...

  3. News
    January 12th, 2018 by Jason Snell
    What the iPhone, iPad, and iOS need in 2018

    2017 was a pretty great year for iOS. A whole lot of my wish-list items for iPhone and iPad got checked off. And yet, like a kid who got a bike...

  4. News
    January 10th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Apple, kids and iPhone addiction: parental controls in iOS

    If there’s anyone who loves our iPhones more than we do, it’s our kids. Whether it’s an iPod touch, iPad mini or a hand-me-down iPhone 5s, a...

  5. Security
    January 9th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws affect all iOS and Mac devices, but don’t panic

    We’ve been waiting to hear from Apple ever since we first heard about the far-reaching Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws earlier this week, and...

  6. News
    January 9th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws: How to protect your Mac and iOS devices

    Surely by now you’ve heard about the Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws, but you might not fully understand what the issue is and how you can protect...

  7. Security
    January 8th, 2018 by Michael Simon
    Meltdown and Spectre FAQ

    Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the...

  8. Help
    December 22nd, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Ethernet or Wi-Fi? Which should you use for macOS cellular phone call handling and Continuity

    Apple introduced Continuity as a way to bind together various features across the two kinds of systems. It’s great when it works, and it’s clearly...

  9. Reviews
    December 22nd, 2017 by Keith White
    Hands on with iRigKeys I/O

    The iRigKeys I/O from IK Multimedia at first glance seems to be a pretty complete musical workstation so I’ve been running it through its paces...

  10. News
    December 14th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple Photos: What do you need to do to get People to sync?

    Apple promised that when we identified people in Photos in iOS 10 or macOS 10.12 Sierra, it would sync and merge this special album’s contents across...

  11. News
    December 11th, 2017 by Jason Snell
    The once and future OS for Apple

    For Apple watchers, the company is always a bit like the proverbial duck: floating seemingly calm and placid above the water while paddling furiously...

  12. News
    December 11th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Has Apple had a good year?

    When Tim Cook looks back and reflects on what 2017 meant to Apple, he will have mixed feelings. On one hand, there was the iMac Pro. On the other...

  13. News
    December 1st, 2017 by Jason Snell
    The case against building an iOS laptop – and why it might happen anyway

    Last week I wrote about how Apple should make an iOS laptop, and unsurprisingly, a lot of people reacted strongly to that suggestion! The conversation...

  14. Help
    November 30th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    iCloud Photo Library: Finding a way to sort photos by the device they were created with

    If you use multiple iPhones, iPads and Macs, iCloud Photo Library is a handy way to keep photos from those devices in one place. However, all those...

  15. News
    November 29th, 2017 by Jason Cross
    Google Docs, Sheets and Slides updates add support for iPhone X, iOS 11 drag-and-drop

    Millions of people rely on Google’s productivity tools for their daily work, and the last few months have been frustrating for iPhone and iPad users....

  16. News
    November 2nd, 2017 by Leah Yamshon
    iOS 11.1 has 70 new emoji and it’s available now

    It’s time to update your iOS devices, because iOS 11.1 is here. On Tuesday, Apple pushed iOS 11.1 out of beta and made it available to the masses,...

  17. News
    October 23rd, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Security updates matter – even when we don’t know what they’re for

    This editorial was first published in our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get Mac and Apple news delivered to your inbox each week. Last week,...

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