Much like Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 simply has too many new features for Apple to spend a two-hour keynote detailing them all. If the 10 features revealed at WWDC 2011 on Monday have whet your appetite for more, strap in and click on to find out some of the cool stuff coming this fall that Apple didn’t talk about in San Francisco.
There’s a very good reason why Mozilla has so many die-hard fans of its Firefox browser -- because it’s a veritable feast of configurability, offering even casual users a host of methods for making the web browser their own. Here’s a look at a few of the tips and tricks that aren’t so obvious.
Mail is an unruly little app. With this week's tips, we'll teach you how to grab it by the reigns and tame the default Mail app on your iOS device. Read on to find out how to keep image attachments from automatically downloading to your phone, read email more effectively with your two hands (yes, both!), and manage links sent to you in an email. We'll even show you how to handle email attachments.
Computer users have had decades to get comfortable with the notion of noodling with a mouse and keyboard for gaming and churning out work. If a freshly filed Apple patent is any indication, however, our long-term relationship with the the most basic of human interface devices could soon come to an end. It seems that the company's engineers have been tinkering with the notion of incorporating touch gestures into future iterations of their keyboards, making the need for a mouse moot.
What a difference one night makes! Only hours after Apple released a beta version of iOS 4.3 for developers, a veritable flood of rumors and leaks have hit the blogosphere. One of the wildest is that the next iPad and iPhone will come sans home button, taking advantage of the new multitouch gestures in the software to replace its functionality.
Thanks to iOS, we all know how to use Mobile Safari to scroll a web page or zoom in and out using pinch gestures. But did you know that one of the third-party browsers for your iPad can do all of that and much more, complete with tabs and desktop browsing spoofing?
Remember the recent leaks showing some kind of trackpad device that Apple appeared ready to release? It’s real and it’s here, and it’s the Magic Trackpad. Sadly, Bigfoot remains as elusive as ever, but we can’t have everything, can we?
The new Apple Magic Mouse might be magical in some regards, but many
owners are bummed because the mouse can’t do some of the cool
Multi-Touch functions that the iPhone can. There's now a remedy for that.