Following yesterday's iOS 10.3 release, several carriers around the world have enabled support for native Wi-Fi calling and VoLTE on iPhone. In addition to updating to iOS 10.3, the features require installing a carrier settings update to be enabled. Your device should prompt you to install the carrier settings update in Settings > General > ...continue reading Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE Expand to O2 and Other Carriers on iOS 10.3

Siri is set to gain contextual learning abilities and deep integration with iMessage and iCloud in iOS 11, according to an unverified rumor shared by Israeli site The Verifier. Citing information "received directly from the development teams based in Israel and the U.S.", the site says Siri's AI codebase will receive a major update that ...continue reading Questionable Rumor Claims Siri iCloud Integration and Contextual Learning Coming in iOS 11

Earlier on Monday, my wife let me know that “Apple Support” had called about iCloud security. She was dubious, and rightly so. “Apple” then called five more times (and counting). Suffice it to say, it wasn’t Apple, but fraudsters trying to piggyback on reports that a major breach of iCloud credentials could render hundreds of ...continue reading Ignore that call from “Apple” about an iCloud breach

iOS 10.3 introduces "Find My AirPods," a new feature designed to make it easier to keep track of Apple's recently released wireless earphones. Find My AirPods has its limitations because it's not able to work when the AirPods aren't connected to an iOS device via Bluetooth, but the feature can help you locate AirPods lost ...continue reading How to Use iOS 10.3's New Find My AirPods Feature

Apple today released macOS Sierra 10.12.4, the fourth major update to the macOS Sierra operating system that launched on September 20. macOS Sierra 10.12.4 has been in testing since January 24, with Apple having seeded eight betas ahead of its public release. macOS Sierra 10.12.4 is a free update for all customers who are running ...continue reading Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4 With New Night Shift Mode

Apple today released iOS 10.3 to the public, marking the launch of the third major update to the iOS 10 operating system since it launched on September 13, 2016. iOS 10.3 has been in testing since January 24 and Apple seeded seven betas to developers and public beta testers before releasing the software. iOS 10.3 ...continue reading Apple Releases iOS 10.3 With Find My AirPods, APFS, App Store Review Tweaks and More

T-Mobile customers who purchase a smartphone or tablet on an Equipment Installment Plan, which divides the cost into monthly payments, can enroll in JUMP! for $12 per month and upgrade to a new smartphone or tablet once half the cost of their current device is paid off. T-Mobile covers the remaining payments. Now, the carrier ...continue reading T-Mobile's JUMP! Upgrade Program Now Includes AppleCare+

Knock skeuomorphic wood, but I’ve never had a computer or mobile device stolen. (I feel footsteps on my digital grave as I write those words.) But I have forgotten where I’ve left one of my pieces of electronics. Apple started building its location-based device-finding system years ago into iOS, then macOS, then watchOS, and even ...continue reading How to use Find My iPhone and Find My Mac, the best part of iCloud

If you aren’t using two-factor authentication to protect your Apple ID and iCloud account, you really should do it today. Hackers who claim to have millions of stolen iCloud credentials are demanding Apple pay a ransom or they’ll release them—and ZDNet obtained a sample set of credentials and determined they’re real. But guess what? Using ...continue reading How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

A group of hackers threatening to wipe data from Apple devices attached to millions of iCloud accounts didn’t obtain whatever log-in credentials they have through a breach of the company’s services, Apple said. “There have not been any breaches in any of Apple’s systems including iCloud and Apple ID,” an Apple representative said in an ...continue reading Leaked iCloud credentials obtained from third parties, Apple says