Apple brought the iPad Air back from the dead and for just for the heck of it, updated the iPad mini too. You can think of it as an elevated version of the 2017 iPad. Or as a lighter version of the 2017 iPad Pro. iPad Air has the same body, 10.5-inch screen, Apple Pencil support, and Smart Keyboard support. And at $499, it’s much cheaper than the newer iPad Pros. The iPad mini has the same exterior it did before, just with newer components.
It’s not often you hear about refurbished Macs, iPhones, Apple Watches or iPads. In fact, Apple doesn’t push the concept very much and they’re even pretty hard to find on the Apple website. But still, every time a new product gets released, Apple shortly after starts selling refurbished models.
While it is highly unlikely that a rogue agency or government will try to hack your Apple device to steal your most recent Snapchats, it doesn’t mean that your privacy is unimportant. As we continue to move more personal and private information online and onto mobile devices, the need to address privacy concerns will continue to be top priority. For iOS devices, there are more than a few measures and privacy settings that everyone should know about.
Automatic gearboxes, automatic lights, automatic fish feeders are good and convenient things. An autoplaying video on the web and on Twitter can be quite a nuisance. Twitter recently announced a more seamless way for videos, Vines, and GIFs to play while using the site or mobile app. If you think that autoplaying videos are distracting or worried it would consume your mobile data, Twitter also introduced a way to disable this new “feature”.
If you’re a Mac user, you might have noticed an annoying default setting that OS X has when you connect your iPhone or iPad: it automatically launches iPhoto or iTunes, which slows down your Mac.