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Apps & Software iOS iPadOS

How to remove predictive text bar on iPad when using a Bluetooth keyboard

Hooking up a Bluetooth keyboard or keyboard case to an iPad — especially now that iPadOS is so good — turns the device into a productivity beast. I’ve loved using my iPad Pro with a keyboard and mouse so far! Now, by default the iPadOS keyboard has a predictive text & shortcut bar above the […]

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Apple Computing Accessories iOS Smartphones

Switching From iPhone 6s Plus to iPhone XS Max: My Upgrade Experience

After about four years, I decided to swap out my trusty, reliable iPhone 6s Plus for a brand new (and very expensive) iPhone XS Max. There was nothing wrong with the 6s Plus. In fact, I think I could have comfortably pushed my usage of it for another year or so if I truly wanted […]

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Featured Smartphones

Keeping up with tech: How much should we spend on smartphones?

We have been spoilt with ‘super premium’ smartphones over the last year or so. But in light of all the affordable options available, is it worth sacrificing your hard-earned money to get a very expensive smartphone? 2017 became the year where flagships broke the $1k barrier. I’ve always kept up with the latest piece of […]

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Android Artificial Intellgience iOS

Using your phone as a personal assistant: Daily uses for Siri & Google

Ever since I bought my first iPhone I’ve used Siri (and Google Assistant on Android devices) as much as I can. They’re far from perfect — sometimes your device will struggle to understand your accent, or it’s simply incapable of completing the task you’ve asked for — but for basic, day-to-day tasks these assistants are […]

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Android iOS

My experience moving from iOS to Android

When I thought about writing this article, the important thing to me was to present this in a clear view where there is no comparison about which is ‘the best’ OS. Much more than ever, I was able to tell that there really isn’t a better option as such. It all comes down to the […]

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Apple iOS Smartphones Smartphones & Tablets

Why I’m not buying the Apple iPhone X

Why this Apple/iPhone lover won’t be buying the flagship iPhone X anytime soon.

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Apps & Software iOS Photography & Video

My top 4 iPad apps for photo editing

Guest author: Michael Penn In this day and age, the iPad is becoming more of a powerful working tool than it ever has been before. With iOS 11 coming out this fall, the iPad is getting some much-needed upgrades to really help it along in the work and education categories. It has also been a great […]

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Smartphones

With so many good smartphones, I don’t feel the need to be loyal anymore

Do you consider yourself loyal to a certain smartphone brand? Anna Scantlin from Phone Dog wrote about brand loyalty this week, and that made me think how most of us tend to stick to the smartphone brands we know and love. I, for one, consider myself an iOS user mostly because I’m all set up […]

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Apps & Software iOS

Send money to contacts with Apple Pay, using iMessage on iOS 11

Apple Pay is a convenient, fast and easy method to make payments through the web or contactless points in stores. Today at WWDC 2017, Apple has announced the ability to make Apple Pay payments to your own contacts right in your iMessage app. The money goes into an Apple Pay cash card, with the option […]

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Business

The applications useful in job hunting

Guest author: Mary D. is a Philosophy & Literature graduate currently working as a freelance writer while traveling through Europe. Exceptionally passionate about Technology since an early age (“raised by the Internet”, some would say), today she writes about the important contemporary technological innovations ranging anywhere between Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing. Using the right combination […]