This week in apps: Watch sharks on Google Earth, become a faux pilot, and everything else

July 10, 2017

The apps have changed again . Image: lili sams/ mashable It wouldn’t surprise us if you were so caught up in picking the best menus to chew at your One-quarter of July party that you lost way of the new apps and modernizes this week. If that’s the client, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: The ‘Third Thumb’ prosthetic for anyone constitutes me truly miss…


Here’s why the iPhone won’t have a charging port in the future

July 4, 2017

Image: LORIS RAVERA/MASHABLE Every iPhone has come with a hole in its bottom. Did I say hole? I meant charging port. First it was the 30-pin port on the iPhone “2G” in 2007, which lasted until the iPhone 4S in 2011. And then it was the Lightning port, which has appeared on every iPhone since the iPhone 5 in 2012. But expect that to change in the future. SEE ALSO:…


This week in apps: Watch videos with friends and island hop with UberBOAT

July 2, 2017

Download those new apps ASAP.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images It’s completely possible that you weren’t able to keep up with app updates this week considering all of the speculation of what the iPhone will look like in 2020. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the most important app news along…


Alleged Foxconn insiders share tons of (dubious) Apple info

June 6, 2017

Image: Lili Sams/ Mashable Apple, as a rule, never says what its upcoming makes will look like, be like, or even what they’re announced. But months and even years before a new Apple product is planned( or expected to) arrive, countless rumors shape these objects into a uncertain but somewhat coherent representation. This is how we “know” that the next iPhone will come in three accounts, one of which will(…


Apple spotlights how accessible tech helps people with disabilities thrive

May 19, 2017

Meera Phillips types a message to friends on her iPad using text-to-speech technology.Image: Courtesy of Apple There’s something undeniably special in the way Meera Phillips looks at you when you speak. It’s as if your words are the only words that will ever matter, whether you’re talking about something silly or something serious. The 15-year-old knows the value of hearing what people say. That’s because she’s used to not being…


Apple patent shows how an iPhone could quickly dispel water from its speaker

May 6, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable Your next iPhone may be able to spit out water using sound. Apple’s latest patent, published on Thursday details a mechanism to essentially blast out excess water from your iPhone’s earpiece or speaker. Why would you want this? To keep your precious iPhone dry and prevent liquid from damaging any internal components, of course. SEE ALSO: Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future iPhone…