US teens keep outsmarting Apple's features for limiting screen time, and parents are starting to get frustrated

2019-10-21 13:32

Teens have figured out ways around Apple's Screen Time parental controls, and they're now sharing their tips with each other.

Google just laid out its vision for the future of the smartphone with its new Pixel 4 — here's how it compares to the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro

2019-10-17 11:25

Google just announced the Pixel 4, its new flagship smartphone. Here's how it compares to Apple's new iPhone 11 Pro.

Tim Cook sent a memo to employees explaining why he stands by Apple's decision to remove an app used by Hong Kong protesters to track police

2019-10-11 16:15

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a staff email that the app HKmap.live was being used to "maliciously target individual officers for violence."

A new iPhone feature lets you make emojis of yourself for WhatsApp– so we made Cyril Ramaphosa, Tito Mboweni, Patricia de Lille, and Julius Malema

2019-10-09 09:14

We put the feature to good use making our own South African politician Memojis.

Apple will reportedly bring its feature-length films to theatres before its own streaming service

2019-09-28 20:00

Apple's new TV Plus streaming service is expected to launch in November — a direct competitor to services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Apple's latest iPhones support a new WiFi standard that's faster and better — but you don't need to rush and buy a new router

2019-09-23 12:50

WiFi 6 is faster and more efficient than previous WiFi standards, but you probably don't need it at home.

We fact-checked 5 popular conspiracy theories about tech companies, from Apple making iPhones obsolete to Facebook secretly activating your microphone

2019-09-22 12:05

Most of the major conspiracy theories circulating about big tech are demonstrably false, but a few of them have kernels of truth.

People are complaining that Apple's big new iPhone update is filled with bugs

2019-09-21 21:14

Apple's iOS 13 update for the iPhone launched on Thursday, and many complaints about the software's performance have surfaced.

People just learned the weird way cashews are grown and they have so many questions

2019-09-15 16:10

It all started when Collen Ballinger tweeted a picture of the nuts growing on a cashew tree. Then Twitter had, as they say, a field day.

'Why won't my Apple Watch turn on?': How to fix an Apple Watch that won't turn on or respond

2019-09-14 09:01

If your Apple Watch won't turn on, there are several ways to troubleshoot it, including making sure it's charged and force restarting it.

 

'How do I stop my iPhone from listening to me?': How to change your microphone settings so that your iPhone can't hear your voice

2019-10-18 17:18

You can stop your iPhone from listening to you by changing your microphone and Siri settings, which you can do from the Settings app.

How to turn off in-app purchases on your iPhone, so your kids don't accidentally run up your credit card

2019-10-12 12:45

You can turn off in-app purchases on your iPhone using Screen Time, so your kids don't accidentally run up your credit card. Here's how to do it.

Apple is reportedly considering a subscription bundle for Apple Music and its streaming service Apple TV Plus, but the music industry is worried it will lose money on the deal

2019-10-10 06:26

The Financial Times reports that Apple has considered packaging its growing subscription services, but music industry executives remain skeptical.

The Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared from the latest iPhone keyboard for users in Hong Kong and Macau

2019-10-07 13:42

Hong Kong and Macau users reported the the Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared for iPhone users in iOS 13.1.1 or above.

Google has booted 46 apps made by a big Chinese developer from its app store with no explanation

2019-09-27 16:04

The apps from Chinese developer iHandy kicked from the Play Store included a horoscope app, a security app, and a selfie filter app.

A baffling viral video shows Apple employees in a standing ovation after man buys iPhone 11

2019-09-22 09:24

"This is embarrassing for the entire human race," one Twitter user said about the video depicting Apple employees and a very happy iPhone owner.

We just found out what the iPhone 11 will cost in South Africa – and it is R1,000 cheaper than the iPhone XR

2019-09-20 10:56

The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will be available in South Africa on September 27, and pre-orders start today.

Google is finally changing its algorithm to boost original reporting, which is something that Facebook and Apple News still aren’t great at

2019-09-14 16:41

News algorithms aren't very good at highlighting original and local reporting, leading to economic and democratic troubles. Google wants to fix that.

Apple hid a secret message in its big iPhone 11 event video

2019-09-12 21:06

"This is just a thought. but it might be nice to have some sort of easter egg message in here for the hard core Apple fans that will stop the video."

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