Tag Archive: AirDrop


Where Do AirDrop Files Go? Locating AirDrop Files on Mac and iOS

AirDrop is the excellent wireless file transfer feature available to Mac, iPhone, and iPad, and with it you can easily and quickly transfer pictures, movies, documents, and whatever else between any iOS or Mac OS device. Being on the receiving end of AirDrop, have you ever wondered where AirDrop files go on a Mac or … Read More

AirDrop vulnerability is the best reason yet to upgrade to iOS 9

Hackers have just given iPhone and iPad users a big reason to upgrade to iOS 9 due out later today: it fixes a serious AirDrop security vulnerability. Mark Dowd, an Australian security researcher with Azimuth Security, revealed this morning that iOS 8.4.1 contains a critic security flaw in AirDrop that could allow an attacker to […]

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How to troll strangers over AirDrop with pictures of sloths

AirDrop on iOS makes it easier to share images and other files with the people around you than ever before, but it’s also a great way to troll innocent bystanders with space sloths. But there’s a way to protect yourself.… Read more ›

Use AirDrop to share files between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

When you need to move files quickly between two Apple devices, AirDrop is an incredibly useful tool. It started out as a Mac-to-Mac thing, and then iPhone-to-iPhone, but with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, AirDrop becomes even more powerful:… Read more ›

Set AirDrop in iOS to be Discoverable by Contacts Only for Added Privacy

Those of us who regularly use AirDrop on the iPhone or iPad and leave the function always turned on may want to take a moment to adjust a simple privacy setting for the feature, allowing your iOS device to be only discoverable by Contacts. This prevents AirDrop requests coming in from random or unknown users, … Read More

Better Security On That Macbook: Turn Off File Sharing, Enable AirDrop [OS X Tips]

When you travel with a Mac laptop, whether a Macbook Pro or Air, you may be leaving it open to malicious users to get into your machine. One of the things you can do to keep them out of your… Read more ›

Readdle Launches PDF Expert 5 With All-New Design, File Manager, AirDrop & More

Readdle has today rolled out a major new version of PDF Expert, on of its most popular productivity apps for iOS. The new release introduces an all-new design for iOS 7, as well as a much-improved file manager and PDF… Read more ›     

Dropbox’s Big iOS 7 Redesign Is Here With AirDrop Support

Dropbox’s iOS 7 redesign landed today in the App Store, and it brings not only a new look to the app, but AirDrop support and a “streamlined” iPad interface. The colored top and bottom bars have been distilled to better… Read more ›     

Infinit Is Like Always-On AirDrop For Everyone, And It’s Faster Than Dropbox

In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple made sharing files between two Macs easier than ever before with AirDrop… but that only works if you’re on the same network. What if you want something as easy to use as AirDrop, but… Read more ›     

RunKeeper Update Brings M7 Coprocessor Support, AirDrop Sharing

RunKeeper, one of the most popular fitness trackers for iPhone, now boasts a number of cool new features that take advantage of the M7 motion coprocessor built into the iPhone 5s — thanks to a new update that hit the…

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