Apple Unveils New iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and the Apple Watch Series 4

Apple has thrown back the curtain on its latest batch of iPhones and a new model of the Apple Watch. The company also announced plans to release iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 on September 17th. macOS 10.14 Mojave will follow a week later on September 24th. X Appeal: The New iPhone XS, iPhone [...]

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Top Features of iOS 12 to Take Advantage of Right Away

Feeling left behind because you don’t have the latest iPhone or iPad? Don’t, because Apple has a present for you in the form of iOS 12. The new operating system promises to increase performance, particularly for older devices as far back as the iPhone 5s and iPad Air. But iOS 12 offers more than just [...]

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Seriously Cool Features of macOS 10.14 Mojave You Won’t Want to Miss

With last year’s macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple made no sweeping changes, instead focusing on refinements and bug fixes. In keeping with the company’s alternating cycle of releases, this year’s macOS 10.14 Mojave boasts plenty of new features. Dark Mode and Dynamic Desktop In a major visual change, Mojave features a new Dark mode that [...]

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Apple Introduces iPhone 8, iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K

At its highly anticipated product announcement event at the new Steve Jobs Theater, Apple didn’t disappoint. The big news was the revolutionary iPhone X, which eliminates the Home button and unlocks by recognizing your face. Apple also announced the evolutionary iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus; a cellular-capable Apple Watch Series 3; and the Apple [...]

By |2017-09-13T18:09:51+00:00September 13th, 2017|Apple Pros, Apple TV 4K, Apple Watch Series 3, APros Archive, Article, ASMC, ASMC Archive, iOS 11, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, macOS High Sierra, News, Restricted Content, SimplyMac, SimplyMac Archive, upgrade, watchOS 4|Comments Off on Apple Introduces iPhone 8, iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K

The Top Features You’ll Want to Try in iOS 11

Even if you’re not buying a new iPhone this year, you can still enjoy a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” with Apple’s iOS 11, which provides a host of new capabilities. Hold on tight, there’s a lot to cover, and we have another article coming about the iPad-specific changes in iOS 11.   Getting [...]

7 Great New Features in watchOS 4

With watchOS 4 now arriving on Apple Watch users’ wrists, it’s time to make sure you aren’t missing out on any of the important features—and to share a few tips for how to use them. watchOS 4 works on all Apple Watch models, even the original Apple Watch. It does require iOS 11, so if [...]

By |2017-09-13T18:01:31+00:00September 13th, 2017|Activity, Apple Pros, Apple Watch, APros Archive, Article, ASMC, ASMC Archive, camera, Flashlight, News, phone, Restricted Content, SimplyMac, SimplyMac Archive, Timer, watchOS, watchOS 4, Workout|Comments Off on 7 Great New Features in watchOS 4

Why iOS 11 Is the Most Important Version Yet for iPad Users

Apple has long argued that you can use the iPad for productivity but hasn’t backed that claim up with the necessary features in iOS. Until now, that is, with the new iPad-centric capabilities of iOS 11. These changes mean that an iPad running iOS 11 is more like a Mac, and that’s a good thing [...]

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What’s New in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and Its Main Apps

Although Apple’s eye-catching Desktop image of the High Sierra mountains makes it easy to confirm that your Mac is running High Sierra, the most noteworthy new features are invisible! These changes are aimed at improving your Mac’s performance. But, don’t worry that there’s nothing new in High Sierra to play with—you’ll find plenty to do [...]

By |2017-09-13T18:00:54+00:00September 13th, 2017|APFS, Apple Pros, APros Archive, Article, ASMC, ASMC Archive, FaceTime, HEIF, HEVC, High Sierra, Mac, Mail, News, Notes, Photos, Restricted Content, Safari, SimplyMac, SimplyMac Archive, Spotlight, upgrade|Comments Off on What’s New in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and Its Main Apps