For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors a chance to win one of the company’s high-quality leather cases designed for the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.
Pad & Quill has a whole line of iPhone cases with a folio style that secures the iPhone in place, protects the display with a leather cover, and adds pockets to hold cash and credit cards. All cases are also compatible with the wireless charging features built into Apple’s newest devices. Pad & Quill tested several iPhone 8 models with a range of wireless chargers and had success with each one.
The $109.95 Heritage Bella [...]
In iOS 11 and earlier versions of iOS, Siri analyzes your app use, browsing history, emails, messages, contacts, and information from third-party apps to provide customized suggestions for searches, Look Up, News, Photos, and more.
Siri syncs this information across all of your devices in iOS 11 to provide a more personalized experience, and this information is also anonymously sent back to Apple to „make your searches more relevant.“
All of this information is encrypted, but you may not want to use the feature because of privacy issues or you may not want certain apps showing up on your device. In iOS 11, Apple has expanded privacy controls so you can [...]
Popular PC and console game The Witness finally made its way to the iPhone and iPad tonight with the official release of the iOS version of the game. If you’re not familiar with The Witness, it’s a 3D Myst-like puzzle adventure game designed by Jonathan Blow, the developer behind popular game Braid.
In The Witness, players take on the role of a mystery person who wakes up alone on an island full of puzzles that need to be solved. The idea is to explore the island (which is open world), finish puzzles, and discover your identity.
There are more than 500 puzzles to solve and dozens of locations to explore on the island. The game, which took seven years [...]
Apple Watch Series 3 reviews are out, and the verdict is mixed about its new built-in cellular capabilities and the impact on battery life.
Apple Watch Series 3 via The Verge The Verge editor Lauren Goode said her Apple Watch Series 3 largely „failed at the LTE part,“ particularly due to an issue where the watch would connect to an unknown Wi-Fi network instead of LTE. You can’t rest easy with the Apple Watch 3 yet, because that seamlessness, that so-called magic, isn’t there. The stutters during the handoff from Bluetooth to Wi-Fi to LTE shouldn’t happen. The music streaming? It isn’t there yet. A built-in podcast streaming option? Also [...]