Tag Archive: Allowance


Sorry, kids! There goes your iTunes allowance

Apple has announced that it is dropping its iTunes Allowance feature, which allowed users to limit the amount of money that could be spent by their kids (or themselves!) on iTunes games, apps, movies and music. While one of iTunes’ lesser-known features, iTunes Allowance had been around since at least 2010. It will come to […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Allowance Manager iPhone App Can Help You Track What You Really Owe Your Kids

Kids. Can't live with them, can't manage their allowance.

Kids. Can’t live with them, can’t manage their allowance.

I don’t know if you have kids or not, but one of the more difficult things to keep track of, at least for me, is their allowance. Yeah, you might say, just write it down on a piece of paper or something. While that may seem to have merit, it rarely works out in  [Read More…]

Siri Will Eat Into Your Data Allowance, But You’ll Hardly Notice It

Siri is a tremendous addition to Apple’s latest iPhone. But if you’ve already had the pleasure of making it your own virtual assistant, you may have noticed that without a data connection, Siri goes quiet. That’s because the feature connects to Apple’s servers every time you make a request in order to retrieve your answers, or perform the task you have requested. If you’re a regular Siri user, then, you  [Read More…]