Apple World Today Video Tip: How to find contacts with Spotlight

Apple World Today Video Tip: How to find contacts with Spotlight

Tired of having to scroll through hundreds of names in contacts if you’re looking for someone’s phone number or email address? In today’s Apple World Today short video tip, we’ll show you how to use Spotlight on the Mac, iPhone, and iPad to make quick work of getting contact information.

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Apple closes retail stores in the Eastern District of Texas due to ‘patent trolls'

Apple closes retail stores in the Eastern District of Texas due to ‘patent trolls'

Apple plans to close both of its retail stores within the Eastern District of Texas — Apple Willow Bend in Plano and Apple Stonebriar in Frisco — in an effort to protect itself from “patent trolls,” according to five sources familiar with the matter.  according to MacRumors, quoting five unnamed sources.

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Light up your videoconferencing and vlogging with the Lume Cube Air VC

Light up your videoconferencing and vlogging with the Lume Cube Air VC

Last fall, I had the pleasure of reviewing a bright, compact video/photo light called the Lume Cube Air. This little light is perfect for filling in dark spots when taking photos or video, small enough to go anywhere, and is controlled by an iPhone app through a range of intensities. Now the folks at Lume Cube have made the Lume Cube Air even more useful with the release of the Lume Cube Air VC ($79.95), which adds a mounting option to the original that makes it easy to use for video conferencing and vlogging.

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Deal: Keep kids safe online with WebWatcher

Deal: Keep kids safe online with WebWatcher

Do you worry about what your kids are seeing online? Sure, the web can be a great resource for learning about almost everything, but there are a lot of threats that can make your child’s visit to the web a dangerous trip. WebWatcher is a parental monitoring app that takes less than 5 minutes to install on a device your child is using, whether it’s a desktop or laptop computer, smartphone, or tablet. Usually priced at $129.95 for a one year subscription, we have it on sale for $49.99 today.

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Analyst: Apple/Goldman Sachs credit card plan would be ‘interesting, not groundbreaking’

Analyst: Apple/Goldman Sachs credit card plan would be ‘interesting, not groundbreaking’

Apple and Goldman Sachs Group plan to start issuing this spring a joint credit card paired with new iPhone features that will help users manage their money, according to The Wall Street Journal. Ted Rossman, an industry analyst at CreditCards.com, thinks it will be “interesting, but not groundbreaking.”

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Review: Elecjet 60W Power Delivery USB Type-C Wall Charger

Review: Elecjet 60W Power Delivery USB Type-C Wall Charger

Without power, our devices are worthless, but it can take an unusually long amount of time to get your favorite device charged up to full capacity. Elecjet’s new 60W Power Delivery USB Type-C Wall Charger (US$26.99) is designed to take advantage of USB Type-C’s Power Delivery (PD) feature, meaning that it optimizes the charge for devices it’s plugged into for the fastest possible charge. In this review, I take a look at this travel-friendly USB-C charger.

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