How to stop the volume buttons controlling the ringer volume on iOS

We've all been there, haven't we? Your volume's really loud, so you try to turn it down. But it turns the ringer volume down instead of the media. Sigh. Why do you even NEED those buttons for the media volume To silent my phone, for one thing No, you don't. Have you ever seen the Silent Switch? … Continue reading How to stop the volume buttons controlling the ringer volume on iOS

Tell On The Textperts With This New App

Wanna tattle on those who nearly crash into your car when texting? There's an app for that. Texting and driving are a problem. Self-described "Internetainers" Rhett and Link made a very good video about the problem, involving two drivers (Rhett and Link) who distract themselves from driving, call themselves "Textperts" and repeatedly assure the viewer … Continue reading Tell On The Textperts With This New App

Don’t be afraid of Face ID. It’s not like anything you ever used

So, a lot of people liked Touch ID. And then you know what happened five days ago? It was replaced, with Face ID. Did that angry the internet. Now, I know I did a little mini-rant on Face ID in my September 12 event article, but since then, I've had a little time to think about things … Continue reading Don’t be afraid of Face ID. It’s not like anything you ever used

DoubleGeek’s resident Apple Sheep’s take on the September Event

Now, I know I said that I wouldn't be able to catch the September event, but just today my RSS feed blipped with an Apple Newsroom notification. And can I just say I think those were some of the happiest however-many-minuets of my life, reading all that awesome stuff. However, I still have my concerns. iPhone … Continue reading DoubleGeek’s resident Apple Sheep’s take on the September Event

Nintendo: Don’t Pay More Than Eighty Bucks For An SNES Classic

With Christmas just around the corner- Okay, up the street, - What? Why is Christmas even in Texas?! Wherever it is, Nintendo have offered some advice for not spending to much on a product of theirs. Last year was a sort of nightmare for Nintendo's customers. The NES classic was a hit, but due to … Continue reading Nintendo: Don’t Pay More Than Eighty Bucks For An SNES Classic

How to catch the September Event on all platforms

Thanks to expensive Internet and the rotation of the earth, we at DoubleGeek will sadly not be watching the WWDC this afternoon (It's popping up at 4:00PM CAT). But we know that since almost all of our readers are tech enthusiasts, you guys will want to watch it (even if it means missing the Game … Continue reading How to catch the September Event on all platforms

Open Source Isn’t Invincible: Equifax Proves That

The Equifax attack has struck millions and stolen from millions. It's an international disaster that's (almost) as bad as Heartbleed or WannaCry. And it proves something about open source software. It's not invincible. Quick quiz question here. Imagine yourself strolling through the office when you hear two colleagues chatting. One says to the other, "And … Continue reading Open Source Isn’t Invincible: Equifax Proves That