How to print from an iPhone via AirPrint

AirPrint

Nowadays you don’t need a computer for all your basic printing needs. Your smartphone is good enough. You can print documents directly from your iPhone or iPad in no time. There are plenty of options for printing whatever you need to print, and the best inkjet printers and photo printers on the market have made the task of wireless printing from an iOS device really easy. This was achieved using Apple AirPrint functionality and a number of native and third-party apps that make use of our local Wi-Fi network for…

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Watch out for USB 3.2, the latest USB specification

USB Type-C USB 3.2

USB-C has long been touted as the universal standard for all mobile devices. It is a single port that can charge practically any device, including phones, laptops, tablets, Bluetooth speakers, and even Nintendo consoles, all through a single common port. However, various factors make charging a complicated process, including different voltage requirements, specifications for data transfer and power, and so on. This means that there is no guarantee that when you plug in something to a USB-C port, there’s no guarantee that it will work exactly the way you expect…

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The iPhone 9 might have an L shaped battery

iphone battery

The Apple iPhone 8 is still a while away from the official release date. But this has not stopped Apple from making plans for the next iPhone, according to reports. Apparently, Apple has chosen LG Chem as the exclusive supplier of batteries for the iPhone 9, set to be released in 2018. According to an unnamed source, LG has apparently invested hundreds of billions of South Korean won specifically for manufacturing facilities, and will begin full-scale production early next year. Also, the source added that the iPhone 9 will likely…

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The AirBar adds touchscreen function to the MacBook Air

AirBar

MacBooks are known for having a lot of features. However, a touchscreen is not of these features. This has left some Macbook users wondering when Apple would include a touchscreen in a MacBook, seeing as a lot of other laptops now have touchscreens. However, there’s a device now that adds touch functions to the MacBook Air laptop. This is a USB-connected sensor bar , called the AirBar, that attaches to the bottom edge of the display. The AirBar sends a beam of light from a slim, sleek bar that attaches…

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How to set up parental controls on Mac

Parental Controls

If you family uses a shared computer, you can set up parental controls on it. This will help you limit your children’s access to apps, websites and stores, create a schedule for them for computer time, and protect their privacy. Here’s how to help you set up parental controls on your Mac for your kids. CREATE A USER ACCOUNT Click on the Apple logo in your menu and choose System Preferences Select Users & Groups Click on the lock to enable changes and enter your password when prompted. Click on…

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Some iOS 11 problems Apple needs to fix

iOS 11 problems

iOS 11 will soon be upon us. The operating system is currently in the hands of beta testers, and the reports are coming in. So far, iOS 11 has been great. However, there are some things Apple still has to fix before the software is released to the public. Here are some iOS 11 problems Apple needs to fix: CONTROL CENTER DESIGN According to reports, the new Control Center is an amazing piece of work. Apple even lets users add extra controls. However, the Control Center has some major design…

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Apple in talks to make health data accessible from iPhones

Apple emergency services

Imagine how convenient it would be if instead of going to the hospital, you just share your health data with your doctor through your phone. In this scenario, you don’t have to log in to the hospital website or call your doctor for your health information. Soon, you will be able to do all that on your iPhone. According to a report by CNBC, Apple is in talks with developers, hospitals and other parties. The company plans to bring clinical data like lab results to the iPhone. From there, users…

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3 reasons why iOS 11 will feel familiar to Android users

iOS 11 problems

iPhone users might gloat over Android users in terms of the iPhone’s hardware characteristics, but these days they cannot brag about superior software. In fact, Google and Apple have been optimizing their mobile operating systems, and both have become very similar. Apple’s latest version of its operating system, iOS 11, was announced recently, and it brings a host of new features with it. However, some of these features are old hat to Android users. For example, SIRI, GOOGLE ASSISTANT-STYLE Google has made some progress in terms of machine learning with…

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Apple to launch Do Not Disturb While Driving feature

Do Not Disturb While Driving

There are some people who have the habit of texting while driving. This is the cause of a lot of accidents nowadays, and the numbers keep increasing each year. Thankfully, Apple has decided to do something about that. Before the end of this year, the company will launch a new feature to curb texting while driving. This feature is called Do not Disturb while Driving, and it will be part of iOS 11 for the iPhone and the iPad. iOS 11 will have a lot of new features, which include…

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Apple iPad Pro gets a new 10.6-inch version

iPad Pro

Apple’s developer conference, which was held recently, was full of new hardware. One of the biggest announcements was concerning the iPad Pro, which will be getting an upgrade. The latest version of the device has 2 versions: the 12.9 inch version, and a new 10.5-inch model. It has better graphics and a better display. However, the big draw of the new iPad Pro is the software, which is poised to make it a genuine laptop contender, or at least an alternative to a laptop. For one thing, the new device…

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