Apple’s Safari has made it easy to share bookmarks between devices, but it has a few problems — it’s a pain to organize across devices, and the sync capability only works with Safari. What if you use other popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox or Opera? That’s where Qlearly Premium comes in, a browser extension that makes it drop-dead simple to organize tabs and sync them across devices. With today’s deal, you can get a lifetime subscription to Qlearly Premium for $19.99, saving 88% off the regular price.Read More
Most Mac users are happy to use the built-in web browser, Safari. It's fast, it's compatible and it is secure. Occasionally you may find a website that just doesn't "play well" with Safari, at which time it's not a bad idea to consider a second backup browser. Today I'll take a look at how to move your settings and bookmarks to alternative web browser.Read More
Hump Day! We've got a few stories for you in today's podcast:
- A fairly reliable Japanese website says the new iPhone will be announced in September, but won't ship until late October/early November
- iPads, MacBooks, and MacBook Airs no longer get to stay in a laptop bag due to stricter TSA rules
- eBay's iOS app will gain eyes this fall
- Chrome 60 for Mac is out, and provides support for the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
Today was a pretty slow day for Apple news, but there are some news bits and rumors that are rather interesting:
- Google's Chrome browser and Safari 10 are teaming up to make the inefficient and insecure Adobe Flash format a thing of the past
- Beta 5 versions of iOS 10, tvOS 10, watchOS 3, and macOS Sierra have been released to developers
- Foxconn is apparently working on an all-glass enclosure for the 2017 "tenth anniversary" iPhone
- Another rumor says that Apple has nixed the idea of a single-lens camera iPhone 7 Plus, instead going with a dual-lens design.
Today's Apple news covers transit, hiding apps, Google Chrome, beta versions of Apple operating systems, and Foxconn. Who says we don't get around?
- Apple Maps adds Montreal transit instructions, and Steve provides a tip for those who are still waiting for transit instructions for their city...
- Code in a new beta seems to show that Apple may make it possible to remove or hide those built-in apps you're not fond of
- Chrome appears to be close to supporting OS X native push notifications
- A bunch of new developer betas have just been pushed out by Apple
- Foxconn may have purchased Sharp just to make AMOLED displays for future iPhones
While most iPhone and iPad users stick with good old Safari for their browsing, Google Chrome is an attractive alternate web browser. Today, Google made Chrome for iOS even more attractive with an update that improves both speed and stability.Read More
Happy Friday the 13th! While we're playing with black cats, smashing mirrors and working under ladders, we found this news for today's podcast:
- A new Chrome beta is out for iOS, featuring some nice new goodies that are especially useful on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
- Fossil Watches bought fitness and activity tracker maker Misfit
- The iPad Pro has a USB 3.0 controller built in, a first for iOS devices... but will it ever be able to use USB 3.0 transfer speeds?
- 128GB iPad Pros seem to be sold out, 32GB models are available, and no sign of Smart Keyboards or Apple Pencils
A lot of news for what was a slow news day:
- Chrome web browser for iOS has been updated to support Split View and other multitasking features
- iMovie for iOS also received an update today, bringing 4K video editing to the iPad Air 2
- Comcast is rumored to be looking at a wireless phone product, using a combo of its own Wi-Fi hotspots and Verizon's network
- iOS 9 adoption rate numbers from Mixpanel show the new OS at well over 60% adoption
- AAA says that even Siri can be distracting
Skype is an extremely popular way for people around the globe to connect to each other through messaging, audio calls, and video calls. But up until now, the service has always required a standalone application on your Mac. Back in March, Microsoft opened a beta of a web-based Skype service to a small number of users; now that beta has been opened to anyone in the US and UK.Read More