Tag Archives: updates

1Password now supports Touch ID and Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

After previewing a new version of its popular password-management utility, developer AgileBits today updated 1Password for Mac with support for the Touch Bar and Touch ID features on the new MacBook Pro (that you can’t have yet). The update is free to existing users of the $64.99 Mac app. 1Password can now be unlocked by resting your finger on […]

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Password manager LastPass makes multi-device sync a free option for all users

LastPass, a free of charge password manager for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and the web, announced yesterday that all customers can now synchronize passwords across multiple devices at no additional charge. Previously, the app required buying a $1 per month subscription to take advantage of multi-device sync. If you manage your passwords and […]

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Alto’s Adventure now supports haptic feedback via iPhone 7’s new Taptic Engine

Developer Snowman pushed a nice little update to Alto’s Adventure, its award winning endless snowboard odyssey for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which implements rich haptic feedback for users with iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus devices. Apple allows developers to create custom vibrations on the iPhone 7’s improved Taptic Engine via a Taptic API. […]

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How to stop your iPhone from asking to install iOS updates

iOS can download and install updates without the need to connect to iTunes; this is known as Over-the-Air (OTA) updating. When you have an OTA update waiting for you, your Settings app typically gets a red badge and iOS will constantly nag you about software updates. The thing is, not everyone always wants to install […]

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Here’s what’s new in iOS 10 beta 5

Somewhat unexpectedly, Apple this morning issued new developer-only betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS 10 and watchOS 3—a mere week after posting their respective fourth beta. While Apple’s release notes for iOS 10 beta 5 (build number “14A5335b”) mention no new features as we inch closer to a Gold Master, there are a few tidbits and tweaks to wet […]

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iOS 9.3.4 released with an “important security fix” that patches Pangu jailbreak

Apple on Thursday unexpectedly released iOS 9.3.4, a minor update to the mobile operating system powering the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Release notes accompanying the small download mention that iOS 9.3.4 provides “an important security update” and is recommended for all iOS 9 users. The update can be applied over-the-air on iOS 9 devices […]

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Video walkthrough: everything new in iOS 10 beta 3

Apple this morning released a third beta of iOS 10 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The latest build is available right now to developers registered with Apple Developer Program and public beta testers signed on Apple Beta Software Program. Like prior iOS 10 beta releases, beta 3 packs in about a dozen or so tweaks, refinements and […]

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tvOS 9.2.2 now available for fourth-generation Apple TV with bug fixes and speedier performance

In addition to releasing OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, iOS 9.3.3 and watchOS 2.2.2 software updates, Apple this morning also posted a bug-fix tvOS release for the fourth-generation Apple TV. Available via the Software Update mechanisms in Settings ? System ? Software Update, the tvOS 9.2.2 software update packs in performance improvements, bug fixes and […]

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