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Don't be afraid to upgrade your old iPhone to iOS 12

5 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Apple was still selling 2015's iPhone 6s until last week. Then it announced three new phones and made the iPhone 7 its entry-level mobile device. There are likely tens of millions of iPhone 6s devices out there still, but last year's buggy iOS 11 upd...
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Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, Sep. 19, at 10 a.m. Pacific

Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, Sep. 19, at 10 a.m. Pacific

5 monthes ago   |   By Macworld

IOS 12 is here, so let's talk about our favorite features. The first wave of iPhone Xs reviews are out. We also respond to your comments and questions for Jason Cross , Leif Johnson , Roman Loyola , and Dan Masaoka in the Macworld Podcast, episode 622. Take our poll
Bought a new iPhone? Which one? Let us know in our Twitter poll and we'll discuss the results on the show. To read this article in full,
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Apple just made a few big updates to its $350 HomePod smart speaker - here's everything that's new

Apple just made a few big updates to its $350 HomePod smart speaker - here's everything that's new

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple's HomePod is getting a bit smarter thanks to a new software update.
Apple rolled out iOS 12 on Monday , the latest update to its operating system for iPhones and iPads. The update - which is free and available for download now for anyone with an iPhone 5S or later - includes a few key updates to HomePod, Apple's $349 smart speaker.
When HomePod made its debut earlier this year, it didn't exactly win over critics with its smarts. While the speaker sounds great, the version of Siri inside HomePod isn't as "smart" as competitors like Google Assistant or Amazon's Alexa.
But the new...
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Easy way to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhones, iPads running iOS 12

Easy way to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhones, iPads running iOS 12

5 monthes ago   |   By Computerworld

Update for iOS 12
With iOS 12 and iPhones that have Touch ID, you can still bypass the iPhone lock screen and trick Siri into getting into a person's phone. The bypass is the same as it was in earlier versions of the operating system:
Press the home button using a finger not associated with your fingerprint authentication, prompting Siri to wake up.
Say to Siri: Cellular data.
Siri then opens the cellular data settings where you can turn off cellular data. [ Further reading: How to use a strong passcode to better secure your iPhone ]
As was the case before, anyone can do this. It doesn't...
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NASA's New Horizons sends back the clearest view yet of a flattened space peanut

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Light et Sony s'associent pour améliorer encore la photographie sur smartphone

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Google Fit is closing its website to focus on the apps

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NASA gives SpaceX the okay to launch new passenger spacecraft on uncrewed...

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Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX 2060

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Verizon testing Tech Pack mystery box service to let you try gadgets before...

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