Tag Archive: Receive

The long-running disaster that was the L.A. Unified School District scheme to provide iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator is apparently over — with Apple among the companies agreeing to pay out a $ 6.4 million settlement. The tentative payout is hopefully the last phase in an aborted $ 1.3-billion plan for the second-largest district […]

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

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Rumors that the iPhone 6s will receive a new 12-megapixel camera with 4K video recording got a boost today — thanks to a document allegedly leaked by a Foxconn employee. The document also suggests that the iPhone 6s’ front-facing camera… Read more ›

Still waiting for your Apple Watch pre-order to arrive? It might be time to just cancel your order and head down to the local Apple Store. Apple Stores have allegedly started receiving their first initial shipments of Apple Watch units… Read more ›

The Mac Messages app has long had support for sending and receiving iMessages, and now the latest versions of Messages for OS X support a new feature which allows you to send and receive SMS text messages as well. This basically means that you can talk to someone using an Android, Windows phone, ancient flip … Read More

Apple TV and Mac mini receive price drops across Europe

Apple is on a price-slashing spree this morning after taking down its online store for a few hours last night. Not only did Cupertino just release its cheapest iMac ever, but it’s also dropping prices on the Apple TV and Mac… Read more ›

Twitter has already removed the option that allowed users to receive direct messages from people they don’t follow, just over one month after the feature was introduced. This means that even if you opted in to accept DMs from anyone,… Read more ›     

Twitter has today introduced the ability for users to receive direct messages from people they choose not to follow. Until now, users had to be following each other to communicate privately, but the new option lets you receive DMs from…

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child-on-ipadThe Los Angeles School Board of Education has announced a new program that will see 640,000 school kids given free iPads. 31,000 of those will be given out this year, while the other 609,000 will be issued by the end of 2014. The program comes after a $31 million deal with Apple. However, that $31 […]

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Send & Receive Animated GIFs in Messages on iPhone

Dancing Banana animated GIF A fun little-known feature of Messages for iOS is that it supports animated gifs, meaning you can send and receive those quirky moving web graphics that were so popular in 1996 and are currently enjoying a resurgence on the web. The only requirement for this feature to work is that both you and the recipient have iMessage configured on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, beyond that it  [Read More…]

Message Font ChoicesIn the OS X 10.8 version of Messages on the Mac, you can set the background color of your own messages, and you can set the background color, font, and font color of anyone who sends you messages. Now, though, in OS X Mavericks, you can do all those things, plus send messages in your […]

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