If you’ve been itching to crack into your Switch, there are some things you can already do and others that are on the horizon.
Jailbreaking a device is a very bad idea if you don’t really know what you’re doing. It’s also a terrible idea if it’s the only device you own. That being said, if you’re willing to experiment, take the risk, and have a second device you can mess around with, jailbreaking could give you the ability to do some really fun and interesting things on your Nintendo Switch.
Since the Switch is a new console, so is the jailbreaking community for it. As time goes by, though, more and more talented people will unlock the Switch’s operating system and share with us everything we can do with the new tools.
If you’re interested in jailbreaking your Switch, here’s everything we know about it so far.
What’s the latest news on jailbreaking Nintendo Switch?
April 24, 2018: Un-patchable bootrom jailbreak for Nintendo Switch is public!
Over the past 24-hours, the Nintendo…read more
In anticipation of the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, OtterBox has dropped a few new cases for the latest iPhone models as well as the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
Looking to make your phone more heroic (or perhaps a bit more villainous)? You’re in luck — protective phone case manufacturer OtterBox just launched a new series of iPhone and Samsung Galaxy cases based on Avengers: Infinity War.
The four newly-released cases spotlight Black Panther, Thanos, Iron Man, and Captain America’s shield, as well as an illustration featuring all of Avengers aptly called ”Assemble!” What’s more, the Thanos case combines matte and gloss finishes for a cool 3D effect, and the ”I Am Iron Man” case boasts OtterBox’s first glow-in-the-dark design ever.
The actual cases themselves are of OtterBox’s Defender and Symmetry series, which guard your smartphone against scrapes, drops, dings, and other signs of wear and tear. Defender cases are comprised of a shell with a rigid exterior and f…read more
Grade 7 and 8 students of Mazo de la Roche Public School test-drive Apple’s Everyone Can Create at the McMichael Art Collection.
At Apple’s March Education Event, the company introduced a companion to its Everyone Can Code curriculum — Everyone Can Create. With Everyone Can Code, Apple sought to help schools and students implement programs from primary through post-secondary all based on the reality that programming is a form of communication with which everyone needs to be familiar. Everyone Can Create follows up on that with applicable, skills-based learning for music, photography, and video — everything you can do with the tools now powered by code.
As much as Apple is often berated by It professionals in education for not providing rip-and-replace solutions identical to Microsoft of Google, and by budgeting offices for not making keyboard-equipped iPads as cheap as Chromebooks or Windows devices in school, what Apple is doing seems to be genuinely different.
Apple ne…read more
Wary of social media following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and considering leaving Instagram for good? Here’s how to use the site’s Data Download tool to take your content with you when you go.
Today, TechCrunch announced that Instagram has finally launched its own version of Facebook’s ”Download Your Information” feature after being publicly called out in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. Referred to simply as Data Download, the tool allows users to download all their photos, videos, archived Stories, profile info, comments, and non-ephemeral messages before they delete their account (or, if they like, as an account backup).
If you’re concerned about your privacy and are looking to delete your Instagram account, here’s how to make sure you get all the precious memories you’ve collected over the years before you log off for good.
Head to your Instagram profile in your favorite web browser.
Click on the little gear icon at the top right of your profile to op…
Need to change the email address associated with your Apple ID? Here’s how.
Your Apple ID is your gateway to all of Apple’s cloud services: iTunes, Apple Music, and iCloud. But what about your actual username? It’s usually an email address: Often, it’s an @icloud, @me, or @mac address — but you might also have signed up with your third-party email account, like @gmail.com.
If you want to change the email address associated with your Apple ID, you can do so from a web browser. For the most part, it’s simple. Unfortunately, there are times when changing your Apple ID doesn’t work right: You may be told by Apple that the email address you want to use is already an Apple ID, or you might not even be able to change your email address.
Never fear: We’ll walk you through the steps of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID and help troubleshoot some common problems.
Note: If you forgot your Apple ID, you can recover it without having to change your email addr…read more
Get familiar with the queen of all social media apps and start sharing your life through Instagram!
Instagram is a social media app that allows users to share photos and videos from their lives, add captions, edit filters, tweak settings, engage with others, explore and creep, and so, so much more — you just have to know what you’re doing so you don’t get overwhelmed!
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April 24, 2018 – Instagram has released a Data Download tool so you can leave the site
Thinking about cutting the cord re: Instagram following the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal but worried about losing all those precious memories you’ve collected there over the years? Fear not: according to TechCrunch, the social media site has finally launched a Data Download tool so you can grab all your photos and videos before you leave.
This feature was originally publicly requested by TechCrunch in an article in which they called out Instagram for not having a ”Download Your Informat…read more
Lowest barrier of entry for you to start your smart home is right here.
The TP-Link smart plug is down to $19.99 on Amazon, which is a match for its lowest price. It normally sells for closer to $30. The mini version, which takes up less space, is available for just a few dollars more if you’d prefer it.
This is one of the easiest ways to start adding smart home elements to your appliances. It needs no hub and comes with a free app. So all you have to do is plug it in, connect it to your Wi-Fi, download the free app, and you can turn whatever you’ve plugged into it on and off with your phone.
If you do already have an Echo Dot or something similar, you can connect it to that easily to enable voice control. The smart plug has 4.3 stars based on more than 18,000 user reviews.
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The Dell P2715Q is the best 4K monitor you can buy for Mac today. It’s gorgeous and performs better than the rest, helping you get more done and have more fun.
Your Mac or MacBook’s display is already gorgeous. If you’re in the market for a second display or something larger than what you have, a 4K monitor is a huge step in the right direction, so you can try and maintain the same level of definition.
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The Dell P2715Q (about $400 is a feature-laden monitor that can tilt and swivel to any orientation you desire, making it excellent for an workstation configuration – if it’s a second monitor, it can pivot from landscape to a portrait orientation! The IPS panel makes for excellent viewing at just about any angle and if you’re into connecting peripherals, it has just about every port you could need (minus USB-C).
Why the Dell P2715Q is the best
Versatility and performance in a 27-inch package….read more
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Some aftermarket iPhone screens have stopped providing touch functionality after users upgraded to iOS 11.3. If you’re worried about your device, here’s the deal.
Recently, we’ve seen reports of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus owners who’ve upgraded to iOS 11.3, only to find their display stuck on the Home screen, unable to interact or navigate further. Why? These users previously either performed a DIY repair or had a third-party repair company (non-Apple Store or authorized retailers) perform a screen repair; unfortunately, certain non-genuine third-party screen components were made incompatible with the iPhone as of 11.3.
If you’ve run into this problem, don’t panic: There’s an update out (iOS 11.3.1) that should restore compatibility. Additionally, most repair shops have since updated their screen component sourcing with displays that are compatible with iOS 11.3, and any reputable shop (including us at iFixYouri) should provide a free display swap under the original repair warranty. Here’…read more