iOS 10.2.1 is now available as an over-the-air update for iOS users. Apple has not published detailed release notes, meaning this is a security update and bug fix update. We recommend updating to 10.2.1 if you are already running iOS 10 on your device. More info about this update on MacRumors.com.
The “today” view in iOS 10 has quickly become one of our favorite new iPhone features. It allows quick and easy access to some of the most useful parts of some of our favorite apps. Check out our Facebook Live video from last week to see how to use the Today view. After you watch it, leave[…]
Now that macOS Sierra and watchOS 3.0 have been released, you can use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac — retaining the security of your Mac, but having only to enter your password when you restart. This is one of the macOS Sierra/watchOS 3 features we have been most excited about at Big Man.[…]
Starting with iOS 7 Apple changed many of the default buttons to remove the outline; now you just tap the word to press the button. There’s a setting hidden in the Accessibility settings that brings back the actual outline of the buttons. To activate this great feature go to Settings, General, Accessibility, then scroll down[…]
When entering a web address in Safari on iPhone or iPad, you can hold the period key to bring up a quick list of .com, .net, .edu and a couple others. Hopefully this saves you a couple of taps each time you enter a site in Safari on your iOS device.
Yesterday, T-Mobile announced a new type of cell phone plan idea, which is available immediately. They call their new arrangement “un-contract” and it’s a pretty significant departure from the norm, at least here in the U.S. With the new plans, a T-Mobile customer pays only for the plan. The cost of the phone is a[…]
It’s hard to think that a product as mundane as a thermostat could be exciting, but I promise, I have found an exciting thermostat! The Nest Learning Thermostat is the brainchild of Tony Fadell, who is credited with inventing the iPod during his time at Apple. The Nest is a beautiful, simple thermostat that looks[…]
On Friday, Apple released iPhone 4S, the fifth iPhone, and by far the one with the most personality. Additionally, Apple released iOS 5. This is a major OS update for all iPhones 3GS and iPhones 4, the newer models of iPods Touch, as well as all models of iPad. I had a client tell me[…]
iOS 5.0 brings with it a feature that I had been waiting for since day one with my iPhone, back in 2007; custom text and email tones. Starting in version 2.0 of the iOS software, Apple allowed users to make custom ring tones, but custom text and email tones were absent. In light of this[…]