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Here you can find a wide selection of articles with many helpful tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple device. You can also catch up on general Apple news stories such as product releases, iOS updates and other updates.

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Apple prototypes that never saw the light of day


Late Apple founder and technological pioneer Steve jobs himself admitted that he was just as proud of the devices that Apple had not released as those that they did. Still, it does lead one to wonder which prototypes and designs a company that seemingly leads the way in the world of user-friendly technology deemed futile, … Read more

10 Interesting iOS 10 Features


A big iOS update is more than just a design overview with functionality changes – there are always some great new features added and we’ve put together a list of 10 cool features that might or might not know about. 1. Magnifier iOS 10 has new accessibility feature called Magnifier. Yes, you can use your … Read more

What’s New With WhatsApp


WhatsApp is probably one of the most used networking apps, seeing as you are able to chat with any contact who has the app on their smartphone. Now Facebook’s $22 billion dollar baby is about to get some interesting new features as shown on a pre-release beta version. Rumored updates include some features we’ve all … Read more

Top 5 3D Touch Shortcuts


Many iOS 10 users have deemed 3D Touch the most exciting feature of the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus. If you’re not familiar with the feature, what it entails is that the iPhone picks up the amount of pressure you apply to the screen (soft touch vs hard touch) to allow you … Read more

Project Titan, Apple’s alleged car project


Allegations of Apple developing its very own electric motor vehicle branch, akin to Elon Musk’s brainchild Tesla Motors, have been doing the rounds for some time. In fact, Musk himself refers to the project as an “open secret.” Former Senior Vice President of the iPod Tony Fadell even revealed that the late Steve Jobs had … Read more

What you need to know about Bluetooth 5


Wait, what? Yes, really. Chances are, as you are reading this, you likely own quite a few Bluetooth enabled devices. Many modern devices that connect to a mobile phone or computer – keyboards, headphones, mouses, speakers, without the aid of wires or USBs, make use of Bluetooth technology. Most laptops, desktops and mobile phones nowadays … Read more

2018 could be the year for Apple’s digital glasses


Apple has been under some pressure to produce new and innovative products. Apart from the Apple watch, these smart glasses are the new addition to their wearable technology repertoire. What are these iGlasses all about? The iGlasses, as it were, are still being explored, but the just of it is that these glasses will be … Read more

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encrypted video calls


WhatsApp will add encrypted video calling to their list of privacy checks, following end-to-end encryption for messages and calls earlier in 2016. What is encryption? Encryption means that messages, calls, video, etc. are mixed up and scrambled so that hackers or other people do not intercept the communication between sender and recipient. Why the need … Read more

The AirPods are almost here! Yay or Nay?


Apple is set to release wireless earbuds called AirPods any day now. What are AirPods and how do they work? AirPods are essentially wireless earphones. These AirPods work by connecting to any Apple device and simply tapping “connect”. However, in order for these AirPods to work, devices have to run on iOS 10, macOS Sierra or … Read more

Apple patents augmented reality mapping system for iPhone


Apple has been granted a patent – U.S. Patent No. 9,488,488, purchased by Apple from Flyby Media Inc. Regents of the University of Minnesota – for an augmented reality mapping system, building on the startup WiFiSLAM technology that the company acquired in 2013. Here’s an overview of the new innovation: It’s an app More specifically, … Read more

What is an Instagram business profile, and how do you set it up?


If you have a business and use Instagram for this purpose, you are bound to have seen the new Instagram Business Profile. So what is it, what does it entail, and should you get it? Read on to find out: What is it? While it doesn’t have as many features compared to other platforms, like … Read more

Snapchat – what’s the fuss all about?


The social media platform Snapchat, beloved and utilised by mostly millennials and generation-Z, has been valued at around 16 billion dollars (you do the maths). While not quite as popular as Instagram and Facebook, there is certainly something to say for this innovative app. Find out why: How does it work While it does have … Read more

Best new features of the iPhone 7


Considering a mobile phone upgrade? It’s possible someone you know has recently acquired the new iPhone 7, or 7 plus. Apple announced its new cellular device in September 2016. We’ve highlighted its best new features: Improved battery life The iPhone 7 reaches nearly 2 hours of additional battery life, and the iPhone 7 Plus gets … Read more

How to cancel an Apple Music subscription


Apple Music offers a three month trial to iOS users. With 30 million tracks on offer, you’ll probably love the well-stocked service. But if you’re not quite into the service and you forget about the app, you will see that R59.99 will automatically be deducted from your bank account as soon as the three month … Read more

Apple WWDC 2016: The highlights


  At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference for 2016, the iPhone maker announced iOS 10, Siri for Mac and a new iMessage, among other developments. We are all excited about Apple’s exciting new software update; iOS 10 which is due for release in September 2016. This version includes a softer aesthetic, personalised home screen widgets and an interactive … Read more

See your iPhone’s true signal strength with this trick

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Do you ever question how accurate the signal strength dots are on your iPhone? Now you can see exactly how strong your signal is and it takes seconds to enable. And you will love this nifty little iPhone trick even more if you’re nuts about numbers. Here’s how you can replace the 5 signal dots … Read more

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