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Apple’s New Plans for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac Unveiled at WWDC 2020

It was a different type of presentation at this year’s WWDC. Gone was the venue packed with thousands of developers and journalists, cheering at the announcements of new features, now relegated to memories for this year because of the coronavirus. Instead, Apple presented a very fast-paced pre-recorded keynote outlining where the company is going with
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:27 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPad iPhone Mac macOS

Managing Battery Life on Macs and iOS Devices

Batteries are essential to our portable devices. For many of us, in our everyday use of Macs and iOS devices, we don’t have to worry too much about this. Modern iPhones and iPads provide a full day‘s battery life, and if you use a portable Mac, you can probably get through the day unless you are using battery-intensive apps.But sometimes you can’t. If you’re
Publish At:2020-06-13 14:46 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Battery iPad iPhone macOS IOS

Learn How to Use the Secret Features of the iPad and iPhone Control Center

There are a lot of things you can do on your iPhone or iPad, and you can quickly access some important settings, even from the lock screen using Control Center. This interface lets you enable, disable, and adjust a number of settings on your iPhone, and even control things like smart home devices or music playback. But there are a number of secret features i
Publish At:2020-05-30 06:50 | Read:325 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To iOS iPad iPhone

Free up space on your iPhone or iPad by offloading apps

Increasingly, Apple devices have fixed internal storage you cannot expand. With Macs, this can be an inconvenience, but it’s usually possible to offload data to external drives. On iOS, that’s not the case. And although you can make use of cloud storage for documents, you’re stuck when apps and games are taking up precious space.On this blog, we’ve outlined
Publish At:2020-05-27 11:30 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps apps iPad iPhone Storage

Tips for using your Mac, iPad, and Apple Watch – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 136

We look at some practical tips for getting more out of your Mac, iPad, and Apple Watch. We take a close look at System Preferences, discuss using the iPad as a second screen for your Mac; and a handful of tips for making the Apple Watch more efficient. Also, Josh and Kirk disagree about Microsoft’s choice to flag two spaces after a period in Word as a
Publish At:2020-05-24 08:19 | Read:253 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast Apple Watch iPad Mac podcast Sys

Use Your iPad as Your Mac’s Second Screen with Sidecar

One of the more useful features in macOS Catalina is Sidecar, which allows you to use your iPad as a second display for your Mac. This is practical if you want to work on a document on your iPad using the Apple Pencil, or if you want to be able to show something from your Mac to a colleague or client without them needing to look over your shoulder. And if yo
Publish At:2020-05-18 13:22 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To iPad

Zero Day, Compromised Ad Servers, and the New iPad Magic Keyboard – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 132

Every day is zero day in the security world. Researchers have found some serious vulnerabilities in iOS that affect the Mail app, and a fix is coming. Compromised ad servers allow cybercriminals to serve malware on respected websites. And we discuss the new Magic Keyboard for iPad, which turns the iPad into a new computing device. If you like what you hear,
Publish At:2020-05-03 06:43 | Read:372 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast iPad malware podcast

Which iPad Is Best for You?

Ten years ago this month, Apple released the first iPad. Available in one size (9.7"), with three storage options (16, 32, or 64 GB), a Wi-Fi only version was released first, with a Wi-Fi and cellular model following shortly after. At the time, this ground-breaking device was competing with netbooks (remember them?) for primacy in the lightweight/portab
Publish At:2020-04-16 13:08 | Read:560 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPad iPad Air 2 iPad mini 2 iPad mini 4 iPad Pro

9 iPhone and iPad security and privacy features to set up right now

So you've got a new iPhone or iPad, or perhaps even an iPod touch; maybe it's your first, or maybe it's an upgrade from an older model. Security and privacy issues on these devices are arguably even more important than they are with Macs, because, especially with iPhones, you take them with you wherever you go. There are many potential threats to your securi
Publish At:2020-01-03 08:55 | Read:700 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Hey Siri iOS iPad iPadOS iPhone Siri

iPad vs. MacBook: is iPadOS a game changer?

It took Apple more than nine years to recognize that the iPad and iPhone were different enough to warrant separate operating systems. While there were minor differences in features between the two devices in recent years, it's only this year that it was officially forked into two slightly different operating systems with distinct names: iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:10 | Read:954 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPad iPadOS iPadOS 13

What’s New in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Apple has released iOS 13 for the iPhone and iPod touch, and the newly-named iPadOS 13 for the iPad. This is the first year that the company has created differently named versions of its mobile operating system for different devices, and there are a number of new features specific to the iPad.iOS 13 runs on the iPhone 6s or later (including the iPhone SE), a
Publish At:2019-09-20 10:10 | Read:1001 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps iOS iOS 13 iPad iPad Air 2 iPad mini 4 iPad

Apple updates iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad; gives info on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+

"Spring ahead, fall new iPhone." I think that's what they say. Like clockwork now since 2014 and the release of the iPhone 4S, Apple this week announced the latest model of the iPhone along with other new products and services.Eschewing the Roman numeral naming for the device, this one goes to 11. (I know, it's a cliché, and fortunately, Apple didn't use it.
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:1256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Arcade Apple Event Apple TV Apple Watch iPad iPh

Apple Watches banned from UK cabinet meetings to prevent eavesdropping

The UK Government has decided to ban Apple Watches ban from the Cabinet over foreign eavesdropper fears, in 2013 occurred with the iPad. The political fears cyber espionage, the recent string of cyber attacks against the US Presidential election and the constant pressure of Chinese hackers urge a major awareness on the cyber threats. In 2013, cabinet ministe
Publish At:2016-10-11 03:45 | Read:3434 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security Apple Watch cyber espion

Taking stock of Apple's 2016 acquisitions

Apple’s acquisition this past week of Turi, a Seattle machine learning company that has its roots in the open source GraphLab project, brings to six the number of deals Apple has made this year that have gone public. So while Apple’s $2.5 billion in R&D spending during its recently completed second quarter represented a 25% increase over the
Publish At:2016-08-11 17:25 | Read:4309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Smartphones iOS Hardware Security Analytics Mergers and Acqu

3 Tips on using iPhone Settings for Better Security

Many people feel that some platforms are more secure than others. And while there may be some truth in that, what’s far more common is that operating systems offer users security features that people choose to use, or ignore. As Micke has pointed out in the past, behavior is often more important for security than product features. So someone with an Android
Publish At:2016-07-25 22:30 | Read:3477 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security F-Secure Internet iOS iOS 9 iOS device secur

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