By Neil HughesSunday, January 31, 2016, 10:46 am PT (01:46 pm ET) Many of the features introduced in last year's iPad Pro, including the new Smart Connector magnetic port and four-speaker array, may be coming toon to the third-generation iPad Air, if third-party cases being manufactured in China are accurate. Cases allegedly designed for ...continue reading Alleged 'iPad Air 3' case suggests Smart Connector coming to Apple's 9.7-inch tablet

Seven must-have iOS apps for the frequent traveler.Photo: Ally Kazmucha/The App Factor Traveling abroad, especially for the first time, can be overwhelming. From figuring out transit systems to finding places to say, there’s a lot to consider. That’s why over the past several years, I’ve come to rely on a handful of choice apps to ...continue reading Best iPhone and iPad apps for frequent travelers

Last week, a design drawing surfaced claiming to show an iPad Air 3 with a few differences compared to the current iPad Air 2, most notably a stereo four-speaker design similar to the iPad Pro and an apparent LED flash located below the rear camera. The design drawing likely came from a third-party manufacturer, and ...continue reading iPad Air 3 Cases to Fit Four Speakers, Rear Flash, and Smart Connector Appear

Attach the iHere 3.0 Tracking Device to whatever it is you lose most often, and find it immediately with a simple mobile app.Photo: Cult of Mac Deals As much as technology has become a ‘bicycle for the brain’, somehow the part of it that remembers where we put our wallet doesn’t get much exercise. Thankfully ...continue reading Have no fear, technology is here to keep you from losing your stuff [Deals]

  By Neil HughesSaturday, January 30, 2016, 02:11 am PT (05:11 am ET) Apple's planning to launch major new hardware earlier than usual this year, the latest rumors this week revealed. Plus, Apple's record setting quarter is overshadowed by a soft outlook, iTunes Radio goes pay-only, and exclusive details on the struggles of "Project Titan," ...continue reading This week on AI: As Wall Street worries, Apple has 4" iPhone, iPad Air 3 & new MacBooks coming soon

  By Mikey CampbellFriday, January 29, 2016, 08:48 pm PT (11:48 pm ET) More than four years after the discovery of a purported Siri flaw that led users searching for abortion clinics to adoption agencies and fertility clinics, it seems Apple and its data providers are slowly working to correct the issue. In 2011, Apple ...continue reading Apple correcting Siri "abortion" search issue uncovered in 2011

  By Marty EdwardsFriday, January 29, 2016, 07:19 pm PT (10:19 pm ET) When WhatsApp Messenger went free earlier this year it gave iOS device owners a viable solution to connect with friends and family who don't use Apple products, but the app comes with a few caveats. As an established, preinstalled, cross-platform product, iMessage ...continue reading App face-off: Apple iMessage vs. WhatsApp Messenger

How to record guitar with an iPhone or iPad You don't need expensive equipment to record your guitar, an iPhone or iPad will do just fine.Photo: Lee Peterson/The App Factor As someone that plays guitar and records my own music I’ve been really keen on trying to record an EP using iOS only. I’ve done ...continue reading How to record guitar with an iPhone or iPad

The Health app can become a dashboard for your body, offering all your key stats at a glance.Photo: Graham Bower/Cult of Mac Despite its heart-shaped icon, Health is an unloved app. It tends to gets relegated to a junk folder, along with other un-deletable Apple cruft, like the Stocks app. But when you get past ...continue reading How to turn your iPhone’s Health app into an essential fitness dashboard

Don't Just delete an app, get rid of all its digital baggage too to free up valuable space on your Mac.Photo: Cult of Mac Deals Another day, another batch of new ways to trick out your Mac. From fully removing deleted apps and all their digital detritus, to creating timelapses, recording screen activity and more, ...continue reading Add new dimensions of productivity to your Mac [Deals]