How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. » 12/25/13 8:35am 12/25/13 8:35am

How to Go Back to iOS 6 (If You Can At All)

iOS 7 is here! It's different! It's beautiful! It's...terrifying! Not brave enough for this brave new world? It might not be too late to go back. Past a certain point it's going to become virtually impossible to put iOS 6 back on your phone, but for now you may be able to postpone the inevitable. Be warned: The road… » 9/19/13 2:20pm 9/19/13 2:20pm

These Are the 10 Airlines Now Compatible With Apple's Passbook

As one of the billboard features of Apple iOS 6, Passbook has proven way more useful than we initially anticipated. Amtrak, Fandango, and sports ticketing integration have already made it a welcome addition. But what's really going to make this a killer feature in the future is having all of the world's airlines on… » 11/28/12 11:22am 11/28/12 11:22am

Steve Jobs Wanted Google Search Eradicated from iOS

Bloomberg Businessweek's analytical dissection of Apple post-iPhone 5 launch is mostly full of things we already knew: Tim Cook is different than Steve Jobs. Apple is still doing really, really, phenomenally well. Everyone hates Apple Maps. But one thing that stood out was the fact that Steve Jobs was so incensed with… » 10/03/12 12:20pm 10/03/12 12:20pm

Apple Adds New Maps Section to App Store to Help You Replace the iOS 6…

Buried within Tim Cook's apology for the embarrassment that is Apple Maps was the candid suggestion that people go try the many other map applications and websites out there. Well, now Apple has gone one step further, adding a whole featured section to the App Store for maps from third party developers. That's a big… » 9/28/12 1:52pm 9/28/12 1:52pm

Steve Jobs' Reality Distortion Field Lives On

The rule of thumb for following Apple is that if you want to know what Apple PR's official line is, you just need to read the top-tier Apple apologists like John Gruber and MG Siegler. They're pretty much operating as unpaid Apple spokesbots. Apple briefs these guys, but instead of having the balls to do it on the… » 9/27/12 2:00pm 9/27/12 2:00pm