If you've ever used the app Knock to unlock your Mac with an iPhone, you've probably felt a little bit like living in the future. But the developer of that software has much grander designs in mind, with a forthcoming release eyeing the ability to automatically sign into everything you do on the Mac. No word on when such a feature might arrive, but the Knock folks are taking on beta testers to help out. And with that, here's a fresh round of updates before we enjoy a work-free 4th of July, and we'll see you back here on Monday, July 7!
Just a few short years ago, this time of year would have been one of anticipation for the arrival of a new iPhone. Instead, eager buyers have to wait out the dog days of summer — or cave in to a potentially lucrative offer on a current model that's hard to resist.
After raising the ire of BlackBerry fans with an offer to switch to iPhone, T-Mobile US debuted an offer just for those users -- but it turns out the majority of them wound up ditching their BlackBerry anyway.
It was quite a big weekend for smartphone makers and their carriers in the courtroom, with two such tales making headlines in our weekend recap this time around. Thankfully, at least one of them is a happy ending for two hardware manufacturers who were going after each other's throats over patents -- a turn of events that we'd sure like to see more of down the road.
If you still happen to be rockin' an iPhone 4S, want to jump ship from Apple's camp to Windows Phone and live near a Microsoft Store, this could be your lucky day to trade in that old device for Nokia's best.
Jonesing for a shiny new iPhone but bummed out that Apple doesn't want your old handset after you splashed it with the garden hose last summer? Good news, the company appears to be loosening up on trade-ins with water damage.
Grabbed a new iPad Air over the weekend and now unsure what to do with your old model? Target and NextWorth are offering a pretty good deal through Saturday that could put at least $200 in your pocket.
It seems like iPhone trade-ins are all the rage across the United States, but starting today, our friends across the pond can get into the action by taking their unloved handset to their nearest Apple retail store.
Happy Columbus Day to American readers, and happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian neighbors! It's already the middle of October and a relatively quiet weekend on the tech front, but if the rumor mill is to be believed, we'll have one more round of Apple product announcements before the month is out to get us through the 2013 holiday season. So without further ado, here's what's making news over the weekend...
Happy iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Day! We have to admit, it's been quite a week around MacLife.com, what with the release of iOS 7 on Wednesday and now new devices to drool over, savor or enjoy. But before you go thinking that Thursday was just another boring day full of post-update depression, read on to find out some of what was making headlines yesterday.