Catspaw

Darrell Etherington of TechCrunch successfully used his cat’s paw to unlock his iPhone 5s. According to Etherington, “While it encountered more frequent failures than did a fingerprint, [the cat’s paw] was able to unlock the phone again repeatedly when positioned correctly on the sensor.”

iOS 7 Released Today

Before you update, assuming your iOS device is supported, make sure you’re running the latest version of iTunes (11.1 for OS X Mountain Lion) by launching iTunes and going to the iTunes menu and choosing Check For Updates…. . Alternatively, you can download iTunes from Apple. Then, connect your iOS device to your computer with…

Dan Frakes on iPad Keyboards

Another Macworld buying guide round up from Dan Frakes: Find the Best iPad Keyboard. Since I’ve replaced my iPad 1 with an iPad 3 [sic], I’m thinking about buying a case and an Apple Wireless keyboard, instead of the Adonit WriterPlus or the ZaggKeys ProFolio+. That’s not because I no longer like the Adonit keyboard/case,…

iOS 6 is Out

iOS 6 is out; you can read Apple’s stuff about the 200 new features in iOS 6. I thought I’d do a link roundup of the more useful things I’ve seen. Dan Frakes on the new iOS 6 Safari and iOS 6 Mail and iOS 6 Settings. Glenn Fleishman on Use Your iPhone’s Number with Messages in OS…