Tag Archive: Family


New Apple Commercials: “Human Family” for iPhone, and Pitching iPad Pro as “Computer”

Apple has started running a few new advertisements, one of which markets the iPad Pro as a “computer”, and the other which demonstrates the iPhone camera by showing various portraits of humans as portrayed in images, videos, and Live Photos. Each commercial has been embedded below for easy viewing. The Human Family – Shot on … Read More

Find my iPhone hunt ends with family being assaulted

There’s no doubting that Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature can be pretty useful at times. But a recent story highlights the feature’s potential dark side — as a family was attacked after a group of people knocked on their door, erroneously claiming their lost handset was inside the family’s home. The incident took place in […]

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

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Find My iPhone reunites family that escaped California wildfire

A battalion chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection was reunited with his family after they fled their burning home — thanks to Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature. Paul Duncan was on a job fighting a forest fire in Hidden Valley, California, when he received a panicked call from his wife saying […]

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

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Be the first in your family to land on Mars

There’s a good chance I will be the first Pierini to land on Mars. No, I did not win some contest that sends me on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in the name of reality TV. But I did register my name with NASA to have it embedded on a microchip headed to […]

Touch ID will let your Apple TV know which family member is watching

Apple could opt to include a Touch ID fingerprint sensor in its new Apple TV remote, according to a patent application published today. Unlike the iPhone and iPad, however, this sensor wouldn’t be used for unlocking your device, but rather…

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T-Mobile outdoes Verizon with new family deal

T-Mobile introduced a new family plan that’s directly targeting Verizon Wireless and isn’t shying away from it. The new plan, which offers 10GB of 4G LTE data to each family member plus unlimited talk and text starting at $ 100 per…

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Tidal adds family plans, still costs more than Apple Music

Jay Z’s music service, Tidal, is still trying to keep up with Apple Music, but instead of offering a new differentiating feature, the music streamer is playing catch up by coming out with Family plans of its own. Tidal subscribers…

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Apollo mission patches put stars in the eyes of a family

I had the kind of dad who brought his work home with him. That was OK since he was in the business of putting man on the moon. Each time there was a scheduled launch, my two brothers and I…

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How an entire Modern Family episode was shot using iOS devices

Tonight, history is made as Modern Family becomes the first major TV show to ever air an episode shot almost entirely using Apple products — ranging from the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 to MacBook FaceTime cameras. But while Apple…

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‘Modern Family’ will air episode shot entirely with iPhones and iPads

MacBooks and iPhones have been no strangers on ‘Modern Family’ but in an upcoming episode, Apple’s mobile devices are also taking over filming duties too. ‘Modern Family’ plans to be the first major TV show ever to air an episode…

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