IOS

Apple iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad first look

iOS 11, coming Sep. 19, will include a raft of new features, in time for the ensuing releases of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

Siri

Voice assistant Siri can now anticipate your needs -- thanks to advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence -- so it'll make suggestions even before you bother to ask.

Messages

A revamped iMessage app in iOS 11 will include a drawer to easily find your iMessage apps and stickers. iMessage users will also be to... Read More »

Topics: iOS Software

Tags: iOS

Cut the Cable and Still Watch NFL This Season

Like the MLB, the NBA, and many other sports leagues, the NFL lets you watch live football games via an app or video-streaming service, with no need for a cable subscription. If you want to catch all the action this season, however, you'll need to gather a collection of apps and video services and then keep track of which games are on which services which days to make sure you don't miss a kickoff.

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Topics: Entertainment , Entertainment Software , Video Players , Android Software , iOS Software , Android , Sports Software , Media Players

Tags: Android , iOS

The Definitive Guide To Stopping Robocalls on Your Mobile Phone

Why does it seem like the only people who call are the robots? Because maybe it's true. Federal Trade Commission (or FTC) reports robocalls are on the rise, in part because it's so easy to make autodialer calls from anywhere in the world. When a colleague said he was receiving 20 robocalls *a day* on his mobile phone, we looked into what he could do to stamp out the annoying mobile calls.

Robocall FAQ

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Topics: Privacy Software , Communications , Spam Filters , Security Software , Android Software , iOS Software , Android

Tags: Android , iOS

Everything You Need To Know About the August 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, sky watchers within a narrow band of the contiguous U.S. -- from Oregon to South Carolina -- will be treated to a total solar eclipse. In what's being called the "Great American Eclipse," the moon will fully obscure the sun from view. Those outside this zone, known as the "path of totality," can still view a partial solar eclipse from anywhere in the U.S. But you can always... Read More »

Topics: Science Software , Maps , Digital Photo Software , Map Software , Travel , Educational Software

Tags: Android , iOS

Stack the Deck and Deal With These Paid iOS Card Games

With the best iOS card app, you can move beyond traditional casino games to play clever and captivating games based on rummy, solitaire, Russian Roulette, and more.

Paid Card Games for iOS FAQS

Why are there no paid casino games? Almost all of the iOS slots -- blackjack, poker, roulette, and bingo games -- are free-to-play but come with restrictions, such as allowing you to play a few hands a... Read More »

Topics: Cards & Lottery , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS

Go on an Adventure with These Paid Adventure Games

Battle deathless tyrants across a medieval kingdom, make your way through a perilous forest, or jump around a sheet of graphic paper in these fun paid adventure games for iOS.

Paid adventure games for iOS FAQs

Which elements make up an adventure game? Adventure games rely less on combat and action challenges, relationship building, and internal economies and more on storytelling, exploration,... Read More »

Topics: Adventure Games , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Adventure games take you out of the everyday into worlds full of magic and mystery. And you don't always need to pay a premium to ride the ride. Read on for the best free adventure games for iOS.

Free adventure games for iOS FAQs

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Topics: Adventure Games , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS

Extend the NBA Season With the Best iOS Sports Games

Who doesn't armchair quarterback? With the best paid iOS sports apps, you can build your team, call plays, and not even have to throw your clipboard.

Paid iOS Sports Apps FAQS

What are iOS sports games? Unlike... Read More »

Topics: Sports Games , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS

Embrace Your Inner Cristiano Ronaldo in FIFA Mobile Soccer

You can play like a pro. And you don't even have to lace up your sports shoes. With the best free iOS sports games, you can build a team, join a league, and compete against players around the world.

Free iOS Sports Games FAQS

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Topics: Sports Games , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS

Design Your Destiny With These Sim Games for iOS

Why watch from the sidelines when you can join the action yourself, with simulation games? If you're a Sims or Pokemon fan, you'll love our favorite free simulation games for iOS.

Best Free Simulation Games for iOS FAQs

What is a simulation game? From war games to... Read More »

Topics: Simulation , iOS Software , Games

Tags: iOS