Tag: NameDrop

  • How to use NameDrop on iPhone in iOS 17

    iOS 17 has finally arrived and one new feature that should make every Apple user’s life a little bit easier is NameDrop.  NameDrop is an extension of Apple’s AirDrop feature that allows users to transfer files wirelessly from one Apple device to another. However, NameDrop focuses specifically on making it easier to share your contact…

  • Winners and Losers: Apple expands NameDrop as Google Gemini awaits UK approval

    As we move further into December, this Winners and Losers update will be one of the final ones before we enter 2024.  Scroll down to learn which tech company won our winner title this week, along with who we named our loser.  Winner: Apple  Apple’s iOS 17.2 update is on the horizon and we were…

  • Apple's NameDrop is getting a huge upgrade in iOS 17.2

    The new NameDrop feature is a handy way to share contact information via Apple’s AirDrop technology, but it’s unlikely to be something many iPhone owners use every day. However, Apple is broadening the number of uses for the technology with the upcoming iOS 17.2 update due next week. Once the update drops, iPhone owners will…

  • iPhone iOS 17 NameDrop privacy fears debunked

    Apple iOS 17.1’s NameDrop feature has been in the news lately with police departments in the US advising iPhone users to turn off the ability to easily share contact information with others. However, those privacy fears are overblown according to experts and anyone who has actually looked into how the feature works. Apple Watch 9…