iOS 7.1.1 and the State of Touch ID

Are you having issues with Touch ID? Well you’re not alone, many users, including me, are having issues with Touch ID. The problem stems from the fact that the phone only records fingerprint data when you first scan your finger, it doesn’t “learn” as many were led to believe. Some people circumvented this by scanning […]

Galaxy S4 Zoom: “Phone, meet Camera”

Recently, Samsung released an interesting twist to their widely used Galaxy S4, the Galaxy S4 Zoom. Which, basically, is a point and shoot camera attached to the back of a Samsung GS4. This, however, isn’t brand new for Samsung. Samsung has their line of Galaxy Cameras ranging from point-and-shoots to mirror-less DSLRs.   Why is […]

Apple Tip of the Week 6: Remove Backgrounds From Images in Preview

In this weeks Mac tip of the week I’m gonna teach you how to make a transparent background without the use of Photoshop or other photo editing tools. You can simply use Preview.   To do this you need to go to the menu bar and click View>Show Edit Toolbar. Then click on the wand […]

Apple Tip of the Week 5: Individual Mission Control Windows

Hey guys, I’m back as usual with another Apple Tip of the Week. This week I’m gonna show you how to get rid of the window groupings in Mission Control.   By default Mission Control looks like this: (click picture for larger view) As you can see the Google Chrome windows are all bunched up.   […]

Apple Tip of the Week 4: Messages Time Stamp

Hey guys. It’s time for another Apple Tip of the Week! Sorry about last week, the writers of PCAW had finals so we weren’t able to write any posts, but I’m back with Apple Tip of the Week 4.   This time, it’s an iOS tip for a change. Have you ever missed a message […]

iOS 7 Beta 3 Released to Developers

Today, Apple released BETA 3 of their iOS 7.1 software. This comes with many, many UI changes. Here are some:   First off, the key type on the keyboard is more bold than before, also the backspace and shift key have a grey color to them.               Another obvious […]

Apple Tip of the Week 2

This week’s Apple Tip is showing the hidden Library file. In older iterations of OSX, the Library file was easily accessible. However, starting with OSX 10.7 Lion, it was hidden.   There are two ways to bypass this.   1.  In Finder, go to the menu bar, click “Go” hold down Option/alt and you’ll see […]

China Mobile, Apple Strike iPhone Deal

Apple has signed a deal to make iPhones available to China Mobile, a Chinese carrier with over 750 Million users – more than twice the population of the US! While Android continues to grow, and has far surpassed the iPhones in popularity, Apple still holds a secure place in premium phones (and has exclusive rights […]

iOS7 Jailbreak Released!

Hello everyone! What a wonderful Holiday present, the Evad3rs team has released an iOS7 jailbreak. This comes as a surprise to many of us, because there was no hype, nothing. But it’s here, and it works. It works on 7.0-7.0.4 and 7.1 Beta (vulnerability will probably be patched in the official iOS 7.1 release). A […]

iPad Air: Cheap Chinese Ripoff or Apple’s Newest Tablet?

After having time to play with Apple’s newest tablet, I have to say it isn’t bad. It fixes most of my major complaints with the iPad 4. It’s thinner on the bezels and lighter. I found my iPad 4 was a bit too big for my liking, and not so portable. The iPad Mini also […]