Review: OLALA Power Bank for iPhone and iPad

OLALA 7500mAh Slide Power Bank External Battery Pack

The OLALA Power Bank is a portable 7500mAh external battery for iOS devices. It is Apple MFi certified and it connects to all newer iPhone and iPad models through Apple's Lightning connector. The S75 Power Bank model weighs 7.2 ounces (205g), which makes it slightly heavier than an iPhone 7 Plus (6.63 ounces). It includes a convenient slide design for tucking away the Lightning and USB cables, and its new dual output capabilities allows you to charge both iOS and Android devices, simultaneously.

Review: Sonny for iOS - Zombie RPG

Sonny iOS

Armor Games has brought its popular zombie RPG, Sonny to the Apple App Store. The classic Flash title has been "reimagined" for iOS with a new storyline and expanded gameplay, making it worth a look for both long-time fans and newcomers to the series. The game follows Sonny, who is killed on a boat during a zombie outbreak. He is saved after a scientist named Louis uses a special serum to help him retain his humanity. Sonny wakes up as a zombie with his mind intact but without his memories. His only connection to the world, Louis, is eventually killed by Zombie Pest Control Incorporated, and Sonny is left alone in a hostile world. Sonny must battle his way through paramilitary troops and other undead monstrosities to figure out the mystery behind his resurrection and to help save the world.

How to rename your Apple TV

Apple TV default name in AirPlay

It may come as no surprise, but every Apple TV shows up as "Apple TV" by default once installed on a home network. This means when using AirPlay or Home Sharing, this name appears next to an Apple TV icon. For those with multiple Apple TV units or anyone who would prefer to customize the name of their device, tvOS provides an option to change its network name. Once the custom name has been configured, the new name will appear next to the Apple TV icon when connecting from an iPhone or Mac.

Apple bumps up tvOS app size limit

Apple TV

Developers can now offer app bundles up to 4 GB in size for Apple TV owners. Until Apple announced the change on its developer site, initial app downloads were limited to 200 MB. The change in policy means tvOS app binaries are now covered under the same 4 GB limit allowed for iOS apps. So what will this really mean to Apple TV fans who use the App Store?

How to add iOS apps to Siri on your iPhone

iOS Siri

Siri has gained new powers since the introduction of iOS 10. iPhone owners can enjoy a variety of enhancements to the personal assistant. One such feature offers APIs for developers, making it possible for Siri to interact with any compatible third-party apps. But before you start asking Siri to hail an Uber, or send a PayPal payment, these apps must be installed on your device and manually added to Siri. While the process only takes a moment, it is necessary to get the most out of Siri on iOS 10.

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