Tag: iphone

Evernote’s new iOS app puts speed and ease of use first

Evernote today launched the latest iOS release of its popular note-taking app. Now at version 8.0, the app features a new interface design that emphasizes speed and simplicity. The company reportedly “rebuilt” the app “from the ground up,” according to an Engadget interview with Evernote chief product officer Erik Wrobel. Taking a page from the…

Apple’s iconic iPhone was revealed 10 years ago today

On the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s reveal, Tim Cook, the company’s CEO, says the “the best is yet to come,” possibly hinting at the massive iPhone 8 overhaul that’s expected to be revealed later this year. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of Apple’s iPhone, the device that brought the concept…

Apple’s executive team get pay cuts after missing 2016 sales targets

Modern Apple is highly dependent on the success of the iPhone as a luxury product. Fortunately for the tech giant, sales and profits stemming from the iPhone have dwarfed every other technology product for the last several years. However, at a certain point, it becomes impossible for sales to continue to grow at such a…

Apple’s original iPhone prototype surfaces online, and it has a click wheel

It might be hard for many of us to remember that the iPhone, though Apple’s most lucrative device, wasn’t its first mobile hit in the tech world. The original version of the iPhone, which Apple tested before developing its first touchscreen iteration of the iconic device, recently surfaced online, and it bears some resemblance to…

Live Photos and wide colour are now supported on Instagram for iOS

In a tweet recent tweet, the co-founder and CTO of Instagram, Mike Krieger, announced that the photo-sharing app now supports two new features. Starting today, Instagram for iPhone will support the iPhone 7’s wide colour capture, as well as iOS 10’s Live Photo feature. If you’re on an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, Instagram now…

Competition Bureau closes Apple investigation after discovering no abuse of sway with carriers

After opening an investigation into potential abuses by Apple related to its sway with Canadian carriers, the Competition Bureau has found that no such actions were initiated. The Competition Bureau filed a motion to open the investigation into Apple’s alleged agreements with Canadian carriers in December 2014, though began seeking records from carriers in June, 2015….

iOS 10 is now installed on 76 percent of all active iOS devices

Four months after the release of iOS 10, Apple has revealed that 76 percent of all active iOS devices are running the company’s latest operating system. Apple says that iOS installation rates have grown significantly over the holiday period, jumping 13 percent between the end of November and the start of January. This means that…

Instagram adds the ability to bookmark posts to view later

When Instagram shifted its timeline to an algorithmic feed, the social network’s community was up in arms. The change forced high-profile users to create posts designed to educated followers on the shift, showing them specifically how to enable notifications in order to ensure followers can still view their content. Instagram, however, has now added a…

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone

With more and more Canadian carriers enabling Wi-Fi calling on the iPhone, we thought it would we be useful to make a short and easy guide on how to enable the feature. To start, you’ll need to make sure you’re on a compatible network and device. As of December 13th, 2016, the following Canadian carriers…

Telus brings Wi-Fi Calling to the iPhone

iPhone Wi-Fi calling has been enabled by several Canadian carriers for well over a year now, specifically Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin and Halifax-based Eastlink. With the update to iOS 10.2, Telus has also brought the feature to its customers. “We’re excited to announce that Wi-Fi Calling is now available to TELUS iPhone customers! iPhone customers can…

Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta 7 to public testers

A new version of Apple’s iOS operating system could be just around the corner. Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 7 coming in at 28.4mb to developers and public beta testers. The update comes just after the company released beta 6 which was a sizable update of over 1GB. The update brings a bunch of…

Apple Music offering $4.99 student pricing in Canada

Apple has rolled out discounted Apple Music pricing for those attending Canadian colleges or universities. Usually priced at $9.99/month, Apple has cut the pricing for Apple Music to $4.99/month for students. The new pricing model is already available in several countries, such as the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and…

iPhone call history is stored in iCloud, says security firm report

Despite being one of the few tech companies to take a stand on privacy this year in the wake of the San Bernadino shooter controversy, a new report indicates that iCloud, Apple cloud storage service, actually records and uploads user call history. Russian digital forensics firm Elcomsoft has discovered that Apple’s mobile devices automatically send…

Get your sleep cycle on track with Pillow [App of the Week]

For many people, getting a good night’s sleep is a seemingly unattainable goal. If you’re among the large demographic of people constantly seeking more Zs, or even if you just think you can improve on your sleep quality, then the iOS app Pillow caters directly to you. Pillow is a sleep tracker for the iPhone…

iOS 10.2 beta adds 72 new emoji

On Monday, October 31st, Apple released the first developer preview of iOS 10.2. Among other things, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system brings with it a selection of new emoji. In all, there are 72 new emoji to peruse, all coming courtesy of Unicode 9.0. Some of the more notable new additions include the shrug,…