The Apple TV 4K is gaining support for Dolby Atmos surround sound in tvOS 12. Other devices, including the Roku Ultra, Amazon Fire TV with 4K, Xbox One, and even Windows 10 PCs support Dolby Atmos. But what is Atmos?…
Android: It’s one of the better Gmail features—swiping across an email in order to archive or delete it. The latest version of Gmail’s Android app lets you customize what swiping does.
Android: YouTube now shows video previews in the Home panel, which uses up data and is otherwise just annoying. Happily you can turn them off.
Wish Netflix had your favorite TV show or movie? You can request that they add it on an obscure page in their documentation, but Netflix probably already knows what you want.
The desktop is a convenient place to save files, but can quickly become messy. macOS Mojave solves this with the “Desktop Stacks” feature, which automatically organizes your files into stacks. You can get something similar on…
A new default setting could stop law enforcement—and criminals—from unlocking your iPhone or iPad using specialized hardware.
Safari is better than Chome in almost every way, except that it doesn’t show favicons in the tabs. Happily that’s changing.
Side View is a Firefox Test Pilot project, meaning it might become part of Firefox later. This simple feature lets you browse websites using the Firefox sidebar. Here’s a quick overview:
Apple will make it easier to developers to port iPhone and iPad apps to the Mac, but that doesn’t mean a touchscreen Mac is coming out.
Give Firefox whatever color scheme you want, then share your new look with friends. Color, a Firefox Test Pilot Experiment, makes it easy.
Microsoft is buying Github, and you need to honor that, so install Github XP right now.
Apple’s upcoming macOS Mojave includes a new dark mode. Despite being a new feature in a beta operating system, Apple’s dark mode is already much nicer than Windows 10’s dark mode.
Seven year old Macs probably won’t work with macOS 10.14, codename Mojave.
The new Gmail launched over a month ago, but it was optional. By fall you’ll be using it whether you want to or not.
Apple is upgrading your iPhone’s notifications with iOS 12. Conversation threads and notification topics will now be grouped together, cleaning up your notification center.
Safari will soon better protect your privacy online. New changes prevent websites from uniquely identifying your browser, and restrict tracking scripts from sites like Facebook from running without your explicit consent….
An optional dark theme is finally making its way to macOS later this year, as part of macOS 10.14 Mojave.
With macOS Mojave, Apple is bringing the dramatically improved screenshot tools from iOS over to the Mac, including support for annotation markup, and even letting you easily take videos of your desktop….
Your Mac will soon let you know when any app asks to use your camera, microphone, or other features.
The Quick Look tool on Macs is getting more powerful with macOS Mojave. You can now sign PDFs, trim videos, and perform other edits right from the preview pane that appears when you press Space.
Walkie-Talkie mode on the Apple Watch, coming later this year, will let you send short voice messages directly from your Watch to another Watch user.
Apple’s FaceTime will support up to 32 people on a group call, up from just two people. FaceTime will support animoji and filters, too.
Phone addiction is a big deal lately, and Apple has heard this loud and clear: iOS 12 will include a handful of new features to help with phone addiction.
CarPlay does a lot to simplify your iOS experience when you’re behind the wheel. With iOS 12, it gets even better with support for third-party navigation apps.
Siri is about to get a lot more powerful. Custom voice commands for any app will allow you to say “Hey Siri, I lost my keys” to instantly launch an app that will help you find them.