How to turn your digital camera or iPhone into a powerful webcam

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Level up your Zoom meetings, Twitch streams, and even Skype calls by shifting away from the built-in webcam in favor of a better camera. A Canon EOS RP with light used for streaming through a Mac. The COVID-19 pandemic has given everyone a new appreciation for video conferencing and live streaming. With a need to […]

Trademark for 'realityOS' points to VR, AR at WWDC

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A trademark for “realityOS” has been discovered, a filing that could mean WWDC 2022 will see the launch of Apple’s dedicated VR and AR platform. Renders of Apple Glass and a mixed-reality headset. Apple has been rumored to be working on a VR or AR headset for quite some time, and that hardware needs to […]

Always-on display support for iPhone 14 Pro may be included in iOS 16

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Apple’s introduction of iOS 16 could include support for an always-on display, a feature that may arrive in hardware on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max later in 2022. The refresh of the iPhone 14 lineup in the fall may include a change in display technology, with the iPhone 14 Pro and […]

How to fix System Data filling your iPhone's storage

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Your iPhone’s low storage may be because it’s taken over by System Data, a category that can potentially consume all available capacity. Here’s how to regain space when things get too bloated to function. Other System Data issues in iOS can quickly fill up all available iPhone storage. Storage capacity is a significant issue for […]

How to send balloons, hearts, and other flair in iMessage

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Give your text and emoji-based messages a bit of life, by sending special effects to others in the iMessage conversation. You can send various iMessage effects to your friends and family. Sometimes, sending a message from your iPhone to others can seem a bit pedestrian. A line of text doesn’t really elicit emotion unless it’s […]

Apple's Tim Cook trails behind Elon Musk in CEO pay for 2021

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Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest-paid CEO of all Fortune 500 companies in 2021, trailing behind Tesla’s Elon Musk by earning $770 million. As the head of one of the biggest tech companies in the world, it’s expected for Tim Cook to receive a considerable amount of compensation for his leadership. In analysis […]

How to set up Legacy Contacts in iOS 15

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You’re going to die, someday. Here’s how to set up a Legacy Contact in iOS and iPadOS to allow a trusted contact access to your Apple account after you’re gone. Apple’s Digital Legacy initiative makes it easier to manage how your account is treated after your death. Dealing with a death is traumatic, and online […]

The 'metaverse' is a perfect distraction for embattled Facebook & Epic Games

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The word “metaverse” is currently meaningless, and mainly serves as a distraction from the problems of some of the companies spearheading it — including Facebook and Epic Games. Credit: Facebook There’s a good chance that you’ve heard a lot about the metaverse lately. There’s also a good chance you might still be confused by the […]