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Best iPad in 2020: Apple's tablet lineup continues to go unmatched

Apple’s iPad lineup is arguably something that’s unmatched by any other platform or device maker. The tablets all consistently turn top performance and have 10 hours of battery life, clear and crisp displays, and access to countless apps in the App Store.  And with Apple’s announcement of iPadOS last year, ...

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I wish I'd found this iPhone accessory years ago

One of the great things about owning an iPhone is that there’s just no end to the accessories available for it. Now, while I’m the first to admit that many are junk, some are so good and useful that they transform the way I use my iPhone. Despite buying an ...

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Apple adds support for encrypted DNS (DoH and DoT)

In a presentation at its developer conference this week, Apple announced that the upcoming versions of its iOS and macOS operating systems will support the ability to handle encrypted DNS communications. Apple said that iOS 14 and macOS 11, set to be released this fall, will support both the DNS-over-HTTPS ...

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WWDC 2020: iOS 14 kills the biggest iPhone annoyance

Apple has fixed an iOS annoyance that’s been plaguing me since I started using the iPhone. I’ve long wanted Apple to stop making phone calls and FaceTime calls take over the entire iPhone. iOS 14 does just that. Now, rather than taking over the whole screen, and busting through whatever ...

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WWDC 2020: Everything Apple just announced, ranked

Apple’s virtual WWDC conference was highlighted by a plan to transition the Mac to Apple processors over time, but much of the groundwork has already been laid with a redesigned Mac OS. There were also updates to iOS, iPad OS, and watchOS to ponder. Here is everything announced in order ...

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WWDC 2020: What's iOS 14's secret sauce?

The theme at this year’s WWDC 2020 for iOS is a simple one — fixing annoyances and streamlining the platform. There’s no doubt that iOS is a mature platform. It’s been around for more than a decade, and over that time, a lot has changed. And that changing landscape has ...

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Twitter introduces voice tweets for iOS

Image: Twitter Twitter has announced it is testing a new feature that will allow users to create tweets using their voice. Like tweeting with text, users will start by opening the tweet composer, before tapping onto the new icon with wavelengths to display a user’s profile photo with the record ...

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You'll wish you'd made this simple iPhone tweak years ago

It’s weird how Apple sometimes hides away some of iOS’s best features. Apple has made the iPhone about as easy to use as possible. The gestures are all quite intuitive and straightforward. But there’s a hidden feature built into iOS that makes the iPhone so much easier to use, especially ...

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