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[5:50 am] Qualcomm Is Asking for Regulators to Impose an Import Ban on Some Models of iPhones


Chip manufacturer Qualcomm, which is locked in a bitter patent battle with tech giant Apple that has yet to go to trial, is asking U.S. trade officials to reverse a court ruling and impose a ban on im...


[4:46 am] Siri will suggest ‘Today at Apple’ sessions in iOS 12.2


Apple released the third developer beta of iOS 12.2 today, and with it comes a few new features...


[2:32 am] Should Apple’s 31.6-inch 6K display also feature touchscreen capabilities? [Poll]


Over the weekend, Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note to investors that Apple will release a massive 31.6-inch ‘6K3K’ display. We’ve already broken down what this display might look like, but one thing...


[1:35 am] Apple revamps Affiliate Program with new interface and navigation, more


Apple today announced that it has revamped its Affiliate Program with a handful of changes. The Affiliate Program now features a redesigned interface with a new navigation system, more powerful repor...


[1:16 am] Quartet of videos from Apple demonstrate key iPhone photography features


Four new videos from Apple educate users on Key Photos, Depth Control, Stage Light Mono, and how to search for photos, all on an iPhone.


[1:11 am] Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more


Apple this evening has uploaded four new iPhone how-to videos on its YouTube channel. These videos cover choosing a Key Photo in Live Photos, Depth Control, searching in the Photos app, and more. T...


[1:08 am] Wicked Audio Arq truly wireless earphones review


There’s a lot to be said for owning an inexpensive pair of earphones. If they get damaged or lost, it won’t hurt as much as it would if they’d cost more. They might not sound as good as a set...


[12:56 am] What’s new in iOS 12.2 beta 3 – changes and features [Video]


The third developer beta for iOS 12.2 was released earlier today, and includes new changes like and updated Apple TV remote, rearranged About page in the Settings app, minor Apple News tweaks, and mo...


[12:27 am] Construction of Apple’s second store in Mexico pictured at Antara Fashion Hall shopping center


New photos published today by Xataka México detail what is believed to be the framework of Apple’s second retail store in Mexico. The expansion has been anticipated since shortly after Apple opene...


[12:02 am] No, Apple Is Not A ‘Services’ Company


Internet, we have a problem. Facts just ain’t what they used to be. What’s going on these days? Poor old Apple can’t sell iPhones like it used to. What should Apple do? According to analysts and...


[12:00 am] Keep a watchful eye on your kid’s online activity [Deals]


The internet is a wonderful, terrible place. So it’s extra important to keep tabs on where our kids are wondering on the weird wide web. But unless you’ve got time to hover over their shoulder, yo...


[12:00 am] Emojis Should Be Limited To A Dozen


Somebody needs to stand up and call it like it is. We have too many emojis. Hundreds of emojis. Other than emoji for broccoli or snow or french fries, how many smiley face emojis can you identify? I ...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:04 pm] New gestures might make Android Q look more like iOS than ever


When Google unveiled Android Pie last year, it also introduced new navigation gestures that looked a lot like what Apple did in IOS 11 for the iPhone X. The iPhone without a home button needed a new s...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:01 pm] Exclusive Apple Watch Hermès faces set to arrive in watchOS 5.2


Owners of the Apple Watch Series 4 Hermès editions will be in for a treat...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:00 pm] AutoSleep adds ‘Today’ tab with updated sleep session graphs, new customization options, more


Popular sleep tracking app AutoSleep has today been updated to version 6.1. This release comes following a major update back in December that added Siri Shortcuts support, a new design, and more. Tod...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:58 pm] Going Back in Time 20 Years. What I’d Tell Myself as an Apple Customer


John imagines what he would tell himself, as an Apple customer, if he could go back in time 20 years.


[Tue Feb 19th 10:50 pm] Review: AirPodPal is a wireless charging case for your AirPods that will triple their battery life


AppleInsider tries out yet another AirPods case -- this oneweak on protection, but packing several other features.


[Tue Feb 19th 10:42 pm] Google is back on Apple Watch with note-taking app Keep - CNET


The tech giant stopped supporting Google Maps on the device in 2017.


[Tue Feb 19th 10:30 pm] Apple Pay expands to 40 more banks following launches in Saudi Arabia and Czech Republic


We reported overnight that Apple Pay is now live in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:09 pm] Apple ‘working on FOLDABLE iPhone’ as leaked sketch claims to be patent for ‘bendy’ model


APPLE is thought to be working on secret plans to develop its own foldable phone after patents were leaked. If the designs are real, a future iPhone could be hinged in the middle, allowing the mobile...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:03 pm] Brings Wikipedia to your Apple Watch with MiniWiki app


You can search for a subject with voice dictation or scribble...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:58 pm] Reports Suggest 2019 Won’t Be All That Exciting for iPad


Apple has some major plans for 2019, but it’s increasingly looking like it’ll be a less-exciting year for the iPad lineup. For one, well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo only expects relativel...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:46 pm] Siri will offer Today at Apple session suggestions beginning with iOS 12.2


Apple released the third developer beta of iOS 12.2 today, and with it comes a few new features. In addition to design tweaks and subscription discount options for developers, Apple has enhanced Sir...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:45 pm] iPhone SE is back on sale in Apple’s online clearance section starting at $249


Apple is offering the iPhone SE in four color options...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:32 pm] Beta 3 of iOS 12.2 Released for Testing


Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 3 to users enrolled in the beta testing program for iPhone and iPad system software. The new iOS beta build arrives alongside tvOS 12.2 beta 3 and watchOS 5.2 beta 3,...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:04 pm] Apple iPhone continues to dominate Japanese smartphone market


The biggest challenge for Apple in 2019 is to retain its dominance amid downward pressure on operator subsidies...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:00 pm] Take control of your Apple Pencil 2


The Apple Pencil 2 really is a miraculous gadget. But it can be even better: Check out these excellent tricks and tips to take your Apple Pencil 2 to the next level. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and cultur...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:40 pm] iPhones are about to get interesting again [Opinion]


Apple picked a design for the iPhone more than a decade ago and has gradually improved it with each successive model. But that‘s all over and done. We have no idea what the 2020 iPhone will look lik...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:33 pm] Apple’s HomePod shipments surged 45% in holiday quarter


Smart speakers were the hottest consumer electronics product in 2018


[Tue Feb 19th 8:17 pm] New Hermès Apple Watch Faces Coming with watchOS 5.2


Apple Watch Series 4 Hermès owners can look forward to new faces. They will become available with the release of watchOS 5.2.  9to5Mac reported that the new faces will have a new pink and blue gr...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:13 pm] New 31″ 6K Apple Display, 16″ MacBook Pro Rumored for 2019 Launch


A new, larger MacBook Pro and a first-party Apple Display may be two notable additions to the 2019 Apple lineup, according to a new report. Over the weekend, well-connected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:12 pm] Lusting for Apple’s professional 6K display


According to a report from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will launch its first 6K display...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:09 pm] Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 3: Group FaceTime, Control Center remote, & bug fixes


Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 3 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past two beta releases.


[Tue Feb 19th 8:04 pm] YouTube Updates Strike Guidelines


YouTube updated its Community Guidelines, adding a warning and making its existing strikes systems consistent across the platform.


[Tue Feb 19th 7:39 pm] iOS 12.2 Developer Beta 3 Officially Released with These New Updates


Apple on Tuesday seeded the third beta version of its upcoming iOS 12.2 software update to registered developers. Compared to previous beta builds of iOS 12.2, beta 3 seems relatively light on changes...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:35 pm] Latest iOS 12.2 Beta Indicates AirPod 2 Siri Support, Subscription News Service Coming


A new beta of iOS 12.2 indicates the next generation of AirPods will have Siri support and a subscription Apple News service is coming.


[Tue Feb 19th 7:32 pm] Google Keep for iOS updated with Apple Watch app


Back in 2017, Google and many initial launch partners for the Apple Watch pulled their wearable applications. The company is now back with a full-featured Google Keep experience for watchOS. The po...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:23 pm] iOS 12.2 adds new subscription discount options for developers, Apple releases Siri Shortcuts design resources


iOS 12.2 beta 3 just dropped and contains a few user-facing tweaks as we reported here. For developers, there are new discount options for auto-renewing subscriptions. Apple has also released a set o...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:18 pm] ∞ Watch “Kitbull”, another of Pixar’s SparkShorts


Also check out the "meet the filmmakers behind Kitbull" and see how the film was made.


[Tue Feb 19th 7:15 pm] iPhone discounts ease Apple’s pain in China only briefly


Temporary price cuts in China offered only a temporary boost in iPhone sales, according to industry analysts watching how Apple would follow up dismal year-end figures in the depressed Chinese smartph...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:13 pm] Google Keep puts notes on your Apple Watch


It's been more than a year since Google, Amazon and eBay apps were removed from the Apple Watch. Now, Google is making a comeback with an updated version of Google Keep, its note-taking app.


[Tue Feb 19th 7:06 pm] Spielberg’s Streaming Fears, Apple’s Services Future – TMO Daily Observations 2019-02-19


Host Kelly Guimont talks to Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro about the moviegoing experience and what Apple’s executive shuffle tells us.


[Tue Feb 19th 7:05 pm] These Macs Have an Audio Glitching Bug


It seems that the newest Macs have an unresolved audio glitching bug that has to do with Apple’s T2 security chip. 


[Tue Feb 19th 7:03 pm] Apple 6K display in depth – Back to the Mac 012 [Video]


According to a report from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will launch its first 6K display for the Mac Pro this year. This report lines up with Apple’s own statement about its plans for this...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:00 pm] Triqtraq turns your iPhone into an amazing groovebox [Review]


Triqtraq is the most fun you can have with an iPhone. It’s a music sequencer and groove box that’s easy, addictive, and yet really powerful. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple le...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:55 pm] Public macOS Mojave 10.14.4 Beta 3 Is Out


The third public beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.4 is out two weeks after the second beta to developers. The macOS Mojave update can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store a...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:43 pm] Analyst: HomePod sees 45% YoY growth for 2018 holiday quarter


Strategy Analytics is out today with a new report on smart speaker sales for the 2018 holiday quarter. The good news for Apple is that HomePod saw almost 50% YoY growth, which is impressive for the p...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:31 pm] Third developer betas of iOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, tvOS 12.2 available


Apple has released the third developer betas of iOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and tvOS 12.2. Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:31 pm] Siri Shortcuts and Google Assistant learn to print and scan documents with Epson printers


Epson is today adding support for voice assistants to its printers including Siri and Google Assistant. For iOS, users will be able to create a Siri Shortcut to quickly print and scan documents. T...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:30 pm] Control devices with a wave of your hand using this sci-fi ring


Ever wish you could control your smart home devices without reaching for your iPhone? A new finger-worn controller is trying to make that a reality and it could be a total gamechanger for ARKit apps....


[Tue Feb 19th 6:24 pm] SoundCloud Artists Can Publish Straight to Apple Music


SoundCloud artists can publish songs directly to Apple Music and Spotify, according to an announcement today.


[Tue Feb 19th 6:21 pm] Apple Pay expands to 40 more banks following Saudi Arabia and Czech Republic launch


We reported overnight that Apple Pay is now live in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic, and now there are a handful of new banks in the United States as well. These are all the new banks that now wo...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:17 pm] iOS 12.2 beta 3 is now available to developers


Apple just released the third beta build of iOS 12.2 to developers this morning, bringing a bunch of fixes and new features to the iPhone and iPad. iOS 12.2 beta 3 arrived just over two weeks after de...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:14 pm] Apple’s Executive Reshuffle Hint at the Company’s Future


Over the last few months, there have been a number of changes in Apple’s top executive team. They include the departure of Angela Ahrendts and Bill Stasior, as well as the promotion AI boss John Gia...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:09 pm] Millennials Should Kill The Medical Industrial Complex


Big Pharma isn’t satisfied with old-fashioned television ads. Now they’re partnering with Instagram influencers. In a pink tutu against a pink backdrop, Erin Ziering, wife of former 90210 star Ia...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:08 pm] Are Hackintosh users more passionate about the Mac than Apple?


The Hackintosh has become a phenomenon in recent years, despite knotty ethical questions, because Apple’s neglected superfans won’t stop thinking different...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:44 pm] Nest Secure Had a Secret Microphone, Can Now Be a Google Assistant


“Secret Microphone” is the name of my new band.  ★ 


[Tue Feb 19th 5:33 pm] New exclusive Apple Watch Hermès faces coming in watchOS 5.2


Owners of the Apple Watch Series 4 Hermès editions will be in for a treat with the upcoming watchOS 5.2 update, currently in beta. The new Apple Watch update will bring a few new watch faces exclusi...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:29 pm] Get over $20 off this Teckin Smart Floor Lamp & control it from your phone


Turn the lights on. Or off. Or somewhere in between. Use coupon code XQE2QMEV during checkout at Amazon to get this Teckin LED Dimmable Smart Floor Lamp for $63.74. That saves you over $20 off the...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:24 pm] Envisioning Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro with edge-to-edge display


Over the weekend, a wide-ranging report from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo offered new insight into upcoming Apple products we may see unveiled in 2019. One of the most interesting tidbits for pro us...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:17 pm] Apple Shares New Tutorial Videos Highlighting iPhone XR and XS Camera and Photos Features


Apple today shared two new iPhone XS and iPhone XS tutorial videos on its YouTube channel, both of which are designed to highlight available features on the new devices. The first video is designed...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:15 pm] These Apple deals deliver Mac hardware as low as $379


Record low prices are in effect now on Apple hardware, with Macs starting at just $379. From $999 12" MacBooks to $700 off 2018 15" MacBook Pros, these deals are valid while supplies last w...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:10 pm] Apple releasing third iOS 12.2 and watchOS 5.2 developer betas today


Apple is releasing iOS 12.2 beta 3 for iPhone and iPad today. The latest beta update should be released over-the-air at the top of the hour. Apple will also release the third beta versions of watchOS...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:09 pm] Assessing Apple’s Shift to Services


Apple’s so-called shift to services, largely prompted by falling iPhone sales, has been much discussed, not least here on TMO. However, there’s a reason for that – it matters, profoundly, to th...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:02 pm] With Apple Only Beginning Work on Its First 5G Chip, Qualcomm Is Already Releasing Its Second-Gen Version


With 5G iPhones expected to be released as soon as next year, it’s beginning to look like Apple may have its work cut out for it if it wants to stay ahead of the game and equip its iPhones with the...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:01 pm] Apple Maps vehicles to begin surveying final U.S. states


As part of its efforts to rebuild Apple Maps, Apple has been collecting street-level data...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:54 pm] Media mogul says Apple is foolish to challenge might of Netflix


Apple can try to compete with Netflix for video streaming subscribers, but Barry Diller says Apple and others are “fools” to chase Netflix. Diller, a studio executive turned tech entrepreneur, doe...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:50 pm] iTunes Having Oscars Movie Sale


Because the Academy Awards is in a couple days, iTunes is having an Oscars movie sale for past and present nominations. 


[Tue Feb 19th 4:44 pm] Why I’m excited for Apple’s Wi-Fi 6 iPhones


Don’t fret too much when Apple fails to introduce a 5G iPhone this year, it’s not terribly important that it does. Wi-Fi 6, on the other hand…Hybrid network capacity The latest edition of Cis...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:35 pm] SoundCloud adds option to distribute music directly to services like Apple Music


Looking to cement its status as a launching point for independent artists, SoundCloud on Tuesday announced an option letting musicians publish music directly to outside services like Spotif...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:30 pm] iFixit launches ‘I’m A Genius’ campaign to encourage users to repair their own devices


iFixit has launched a new campaign today called “I’m a Genius” to encourage anyone and everyone to repair their own devices. The initiative calls out how companies use marketing and other strat...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:28 pm] Europe’s Softening Stance on Huawei


Both Germany and the UK could allow Chinese firm Huawei’s equipment to be used in new high-speed internet networks.


[Tue Feb 19th 4:21 pm] YouPorn Web App Launches on iOS


Progressive web apps differ from native apps in that they are web-based, offer local storage, and give you push notifications. They also sidestep the App Store, which is famously family friendly. But...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:18 pm] Apple is once again selling its iPhone SE — for now


Last September, Apple officially stopped selling its iPhone X, iPhone SE, and iPhone 6S models, following the release of the iPhone XS and XR. MacRumors noticed that Apple quietly introduced the...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:13 pm] Apple Partners with Dream Corps to Create New Career Opportunities in Coding


One of Apple’s more egalitarian initiatives has been its efforts to promote and improve technology education, particularly for aspiring app developers. Tim Cook has called coding “an essential ski...


[Tue Feb 19th 4:04 pm] SoundCloud lets artists distribute music to Spotify and Apple Music


SoundCloud is helping artists distribute uploaded music to other services, including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Instagram, Pandora and even Napster. The Premier distribu...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:53 pm] Hands-on: Brydge Keyboard for the 2018 12.9-inch iPad Pro is the real deal


I can never understand how Apple can make such fantastic tablets, and such terrible keyboards for them. Ok, perhaps ‘terrible’ is an exaggeration, but the latest Smart Keyboard Folio for the 12.9...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:30 pm] Barry Diller: Apple ‘prancing around’ Hollywood, but those who chase Netflix are fools; no one can get to Netflix’s level of subscribers


Before he became a tech mogul, IAC and Expedia Group chairman Barry Diller was a media mogul...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:29 pm] Fortnite goes high plain driftin’ with the new Driftboard


Bored of traveling around on foot in Fortnite? There’s some good news: Epic has finally introduced the new, eagerly awaited Drifboard” into the game. It allows players to catch some air and pull a...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:24 pm] 9to5Mac Daily: February 19, 2019


Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Ove...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:19 pm] Apple Is Preparing for the Post-iPhone Era


There have been quite a few shuffles among Apple’s leadership over the past several months, ranging from Apple’s coup in recruiting former Google AI Chief John Giannandrea last spring, to the depa...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:15 pm] AirPods Wireless Charging Case may not need precise location on a charging pad


A future version of the AirPods Wireless Charging Case may not necessarily require users to carefully line it up on a wireless charger for it to receive power, with Apple proposing a system...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:06 pm] Workout with 25% off the water-resistant SoundPEATS Q12 Plus earphones


These headphones feature Bluetooth 5.0, aptX support, a built-in microphone, and more. The black SoundPEATS Q12 Plus in-ear sweat-resistant Bluetooth headphones are down to $22.49 with code C3O54I2...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:02 pm] Apple Pay Comes to Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic


Apple Pay is rolling out to customers in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic. Multiple people have been seeing it. 


[Tue Feb 19th 3:01 pm] Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity and Receive Alerts for Risky Behavior: $49.99


We have a deal on WebWatcher, an online monitoring service to help parents manage what their children are doing online. When installed on your child’s device(s), it transmits all browsing data and o...


[Tue Feb 19th 3:01 pm] Eve Flare portable multicolor mood light now available, features HomeKit support and six hour battery life


Now available in the US and Canada, the Eve Flare is a HomeKit-compatible multicolor light from Eve Systems. The Flare launched in Europe last year. The Flare is an orb moodlight that you can leave o...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:57 pm] Apple Moves



[Tue Feb 19th 2:57 pm] Apple Moves



[Tue Feb 19th 2:56 pm] Analyst estimates Apple will charge $15 per month for streaming video service


Apple has shown with its Apple Music service that it can grow such offerings relatively quickly...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:46 pm] ∞ Kermit praising the Mac


[VIDEO] For some reason, this video (embedded in main Loop post) surfaced on Reddit. Maybe someone reminiscing about Macworld Expo? No matter, this was fun. See if you recognize the voice.


[Tue Feb 19th 2:31 pm] Option-trading strategies on Apple, Facebook, General Electric, Netflix, and NVIDIA


NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, FB, GE, NFLX, and NVDA. Click a link below to see an in-depth options trade idea report. Options R...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:30 pm] Comic: Did You Hear the Rumor About the 16.5" Macbook Pro?


Maybe they cancelled the Apple Car because this laptop will hit the same price point. comics from The Pixel Project....


[Tue Feb 19th 2:25 pm] Why would Apple make an iPad mini 5 now?


The venerable iPad mini 4 still has its fans, despite its now somewhat odd position...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:23 pm] Fleetsmith announces new program to partner with IT consultants


Fleetsmith — a provider of automated Apple device management — has announced a new program that it says makes it easy and profitable for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and other outsourced IT fi...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:12 pm] iTunes launches Oscars movie sale w/ $20 bundles, 4K from $5, $1 rentals, more


The Academy Awards are just a few days away, and iTunes is celebrating with a number of notable discounts on Oscar nominees and past winners. You’ll find deals from $5 on various titles along with...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:11 pm] Apple’s executive shakeup suggests post-iPhone focus on services


Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook is reorganizing Silicon Valley’s most valuable company as it enters a new chapter in its history — one without a blockbuster hardware product on the horizon. That’s a c...


[Tue Feb 19th 2:05 pm] Apple: Stuck In The Mud



[Tue Feb 19th 1:54 pm] Apple Pay rolls out in Saudi Arabia


Apple Pay is now rolling out to users in Saudi Arabia...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:49 pm] Instagram Fundraisers Want Your Credit Card Information


Instagram Fundraisers will let you easily donate to non-profit organizations on the platform. It’s also a way for Facebook to get its hands on your credit card information. New code and imagery dug...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:32 pm] Comment: The rumored iPad mini 5 only makes sense if it gets a substantial price cut


The venerable iPad mini 4 still has its fans, despite its now somewhat odd position in the iPad line-up: more expensive than the 9.7-inch iPad, yet smaller and significantly less capable. Smaller can...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:30 pm] Don’t expect a major redesign for this year’s iPad mini 5


The iPad mini hasn’t gotten a sequel since 2015. However, if you’re expecting this year’s rumored refresh to be a massive leap forward, you might want to think again. At least, that’s based on...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Mac creator complains about Steve Jobs


February 19, 1981: Jef Raskin, creator of the Macintosh project, sends a memo to Apple CEO Mike Scott, listing his many complaints about working with Steve Jobs. He claims that Jobs, who joined the Ma...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:00 pm] Leviton launches smart Load Center with iOS app control for circuit breakers, detailed consumption monitoring, more


Leviton has today unveiled its next generation electrical Load Center. The new breaker panel works with an integrated Wi-Fi or Ethernet hub to offer remote circuit control, monitor electrical consump...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:49 pm] Improve your productivity with this iPhone app


Searching for yet another app to organize your life? Guess what, your iPhone already has it. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the scoop.        


[Tue Feb 19th 12:49 pm] Improve your productivity with this iPhone app


Searching for yet another app to organize your life? Guess what, your iPhone already has it. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the scoop.        


[Tue Feb 19th 12:42 pm] After US midterms, Twitter extending same political ad protections to Europe


In an effort to protect the US midterm elections from foreign interference, Twitter introduced tools designed to provide transparency into political ads on the platform. The company has today rolled...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:15 pm] Huawei spies reportedly tried to get their hands on Apple secrets


Huawei may have overtaken Apple in terms of overall smartphone sales, but it apparently believes it’s still got a lot to learn from the Cupertino giant. According to a new report, Huawei tried to g...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:10 pm] More and more cases require courts to interpret the meaning of emoji


There was a court case just over a year ago where a judge ruled that a series of texted emoji constituted a valid agreement to rent an apartment. A law professor has found that it was far from alone...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:00 pm] Mission Workshop Rhake VX Weatherproof Laptop Backpack review: The perfect bag for a rainy day


The Rhake Weatherproof Laptop Backpack from Mission Workshop entered my life during one of the wettest weeks in months, so of course I subjected the 22-liter rolltop bag to a trial by flooding. I t...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:29 am] The Litho controller is sci-fi jewelry for your iPhone’s AR apps


The Litho looks like a set of miniature sci-fi brass knuckles, but it’s actually a motion controller that’s going on sale today for developers, with the goal of launching for everyone by the...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:10 am] [Update: more evidence] Report: New iPad mini 5 will look the same as iPad mini 4 design, aimed as lower cost product


The iPad mini 5 is not going to be the most exciting of updates according to recent reports. Macotakara says informed accessory manufacturers indicate the new iPad mini will look almost identical to...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:03 am] Group FaceTime Bug Fix Included in iOS 12.2 Beta 3


The third beta of iOS 12.2, released to developers this morning, includes a fix for the Group FaceTime bug, which also reenables Group FaceTime on devices running the iOS 12.2 beta. Apple addressed...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:00 am] Misleading indicators: Correlation is not causation


Apple’s glory days are all behind it and the way you can tell is that the company is more efficient at selling iPhones than it used to be.Wait, what?Writing for The Motley Fool, Natalie Walters...


[Tue Feb 19th 11:00 am] C by GE C-Start Smart Switch Motion Sensing+Dimmer review: GE stuffs this smart switch full of features


But do motion sensing, light sensing, and dimmer features justify the hefty price tag?


[Tue Feb 19th 10:32 am] Kool Tools: HEX Terra Bag Collection


HEX has released its Terra Collection of bags. The collection features coated polyester exterior treated for water resistance, providing an amazing feel and look to the bags.  It’s a sleek collec...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:30 am] Parks Associates: smart speaker sales will exceed 64 million in 2022


Parks Associates’ research estimates U.S. households will buy more than 64 million smart speakers with voice assistants in 2022, part of the smart home trend driving widespread adoption of voice con...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:30 am] Apple hits pause on some projects to ‘reassess priorities’


Apple is currently undergoing an executive team shakeup, a new report from the Wall Street Journal claims. As a result of the reorganization and personnel changes, several projects have had the pause...


[Tue Feb 19th 10:00 am] YOPEY YOPEY Launches New Shmush Brain Puzzle App with a Spin


Taiwan-based gaming company,YOPEY YOPEY LLC, launches Shmush: The Spinning, a new game from its popular Shmush series of games for iOS and Android. The color merge puzzle game comes with a unique spin...


[Tue Feb 19th 9:46 am] How to fix AirPods disconnecting from iPhone


If you are wondering why your AirPods keep disconnecting we have the answer - and some fixes for the problem


[Tue Feb 19th 9:15 am] iPhone 11 to get new ‘frosted glass’ design and a TRIPLE camera on the rear


APPLE is preparing a “frosted glass” iPhone with a triple-camera system on the back, according to an expert. One of the top mobile industry watchers says the new device will be the most expensive...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:01 am] How to wirelessly charge your iPhone


With iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X or later, Apple has added support for wireless charging with the Qi standard. This means that you can place your phone on a wireless charging mat and your p...


[Tue Feb 19th 8:00 am] How to change the default email account on iPhone


Do you have multiple email accounts on your iPhone but use one more than the rest? Read on for how to change the default email account on iPhone. The post How to change the default email account on...


[Tue Feb 19th 7:59 am] Apple Pay launches in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic


Apple Pay has rolled out in Saudi Arabia and the Czech Republic, marking its 33rd and 34th markets. In Saudi Arabia, Apple Pay is supported by the Saudi Payments Network (MADA), Alinma Bank, Al Rajhi...


[Tue Feb 19th 6:00 am] Sneaky Viking AR introduced for iOS - The Tower Defence to make You Move


GBTI Games releases Sneaky Viking AR, their new game title developed for iOS devices. Calling all tower defenders! Sneaky Viking AR is a tower defence game with a touch of augmented reality. This game...


[Tue Feb 19th 5:36 am] Users report Apple Pay rollout in Czech Republic prior to official launch


As rumored, Apple appears to be rolling out Apple Pay services in the Czech Republic early Tuesday, with the launch following close on the heels of a debut in Saudi Arabia.


[Tue Feb 19th 3:07 am] Apple Pay now rolling out to users in Saudi Arabia


Apple Pay is now rolling out to users in Saudi Arabia. The launch was first rumored over the weekend and now users in Saudi Arabia can add compatible cards to Apple Pay on their devices. The post A...


[Tue Feb 19th 1:12 am] Beta 3 of MacOS 10.14.4 Release for Testing


Apple has released the third beta version of macOS Mojave 10.14.4 to Mac users enrolled in the beta testing programs for system software. The developer beta is typically available first, with a public...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:02 am] Apple’s Services Business Is Not That Big


Apple’s rapidly growing Services business brings huge profits to the table, amirite? What’s not to like? Apple soaks up ever more revenue from hardware customers. To hear market analysts describe...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:01 am] Why Apple Needs A Hardware Subscription


You know about the fastest growing trend in software, right? Subscriptions. Instead of buying an app and using it for a couple of years before an upgrade price came along, you can rent apps. Subscript...


[Tue Feb 19th 12:00 am] ‘Hey, I Thought Tech Critics Hated Dongles’


Let’s go down the list of items that anti-Apple critics love to, well, criticize. Apple killed the floppy disk drive with the iMac. Critics howled. Dongle lovers rejoiced. What happened when Apple r...


[Mon Feb 18th 11:25 pm] Gorgeous MacBook Pro concept borrows iPhone’s best features


Take the MacBook Pro and stir in some of the best features of the iPhone and you’d get a small notebook with a big screen, facial recognition and a processor made by Apple. Watch a video of this pro...


[Mon Feb 18th 11:10 pm] Instagram testing new Fundraiser feature that lets you donate to nonprofits via Stories


According to a new report from TechCrunch, Facebook is looking to further expand Instagram’s commerce features. Instagram is said to be testing a new Fundraiser feature that would allow users to ra...


[Mon Feb 18th 11:09 pm] The Mesh Wi-Fi Industrial Complex – Mac Geek Gab 749


Wanna know how to force Safari to download a media file instead of playing it? Want to know how to use the same drive on USB-C and USB-A Macs? Want to know how to secure erase your NAS drive? John and...


[Mon Feb 18th 10:41 pm] TMO Background Mode Encore #6 Interview with Science Communicator Dr. Kiki Sanford


Dr. Kiki Sanford makes her sixth appearance on Background Mode. Kiki is a neurophysiologist with a B.S. in conservation biology and a Ph.D. avian neurophysiology from the University of California. She...


[Mon Feb 18th 10:15 pm] Digital Debit Group Releases Retail-Grade QR App Powered by PayPal Now Available on iOS


DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready to use upon download, without card swipers or terminal hardware, the Digital Debit® app make its way to a ready marketp...


[Mon Feb 18th 10:00 pm] Lightweight iPad Pro folio won’t drain your wallet [Review]


Anyone who choked at the $99 pricetag on the Apple Smart Folio cover for the latest iPad Pro should consider EasyAcc’s rival. This is slim and light, and costs less than half what Apple’s does. We...


[Mon Feb 18th 9:54 pm] Apple executive team shakeups causing multiple projects to be put on hold


Changes in personnel and organization at Apple have been so dramatic in recent times that the company has had to pause multiple projects, a report indicated on Monday.


[Mon Feb 18th 9:21 pm] MacBook Pro concept imagines an OLED edge-to-edge display, Face ID, and more [Video]


On the heels of Ming-Chi Kuo claiming Apple will refresh the MacBook Pro this year and introduce a new 16-inch model, a new concept video from Viktor Kadar shows what a redesigned MacBook Pro might l...


[Mon Feb 18th 9:20 pm] It Sure Seems Like Apple Is Willing to Bend Its Own Rules to Promote Its Services


Apple seems to really, really want people to commit to its services....


[Mon Feb 18th 9:04 pm] Ready for more Apple? Report details AirPods, Macs, iPhones, iPod Touch updates for 2019


From new AirPods to iPhones, Apple may be in for a very busy 2019.        


[Mon Feb 18th 8:56 pm] ∞ Free first episode of Weird City’s “The One”


My wife and I watched this over the weekend. Like a lot of comedies, it will take time to find its footing but this first episode was surprisingly sweet.


[Mon Feb 18th 8:43 pm] Rumor: Future Apple Watch Could Get Flexible Screen


Apple was recently awarded a patent that suggests future Apple Watch models could get flexible screens. 


[Mon Feb 18th 8:27 pm] Ready for more Apple? Report details AirPods, Macs, iPhones, iPod Touch updates for 2019


From new AirPods to iPhones, Apple may be in for a very busy 2019.        


[Mon Feb 18th 8:20 pm] How should iPhone 11 wireless power sharing work? [Poll]


Among the exciting predictions that Ming-Chi Kuo shared for Apple’s 2019 hardware lineup yesterday was the iPhone 11 arriving with “bilateral wireless charging.” This could allow an iPhone to s...


[Mon Feb 18th 8:10 pm] Decades-old Apple computer somehow still works


What a blast from the past. A Fordham University professor shocked himself – and others – when he discovered his decades-old Apple IIe computer is still in good working order. Law professor John P...


[Mon Feb 18th 7:57 pm] Apple preps for life after iPhone



[Mon Feb 18th 7:44 pm] Apple’s Post-iPhone Era, Facebook vs UK Lawmakers – TMO Daily Observations 2019-02-18


Kelly Guimont chats with Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry about Augmented Reality as Apple’s future, and the UK putting Facebook on blast.


[Mon Feb 18th 7:25 pm] Huawei tried to copy Apple Watch heart rate sensor by asking Apple supplier to share secrets


The site details a few purported anecdotes of Huawei trying to steal Apple trade secrets...


[Mon Feb 18th 7:18 pm] Review: Nam Mu-so AirPlay 2 speaker will fill your home with style & powerful sound


The Naim Mu-so Wi-Fi AirPlay 2 speaker is a stunning work of art that is capable of filling a house with its powerful, crisp sound with an equally powerful price.


[Mon Feb 18th 7:15 pm] Apple ‘fixes’ Group FaceTime bug by hobbling the app


Apple’s hasty fix for the serious Group FaceTime bug that was discovered last month apparently just disables the feature in this video-chatting software that was causing the problem. We’ve reached...


[Mon Feb 18th 7:03 pm] No, You Probably Don’t Take Privacy and Security Seriously


Zach Whittaker is tired of the same old line companies use, like when they suffer a data breach: “We take your privacy and security seriously.” The truth is, most companies don’t care about the...


[Mon Feb 18th 7:02 pm] Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone


In an attempt to lower its reliance on the iPhone, Apple is overhauling its leadership ranks and changing its priorities so that it is focused more on services, artificial intelligence, hardware and r...


[Mon Feb 18th 7:00 pm] General-purpose computers are terrible for creativity [Opinion]


Computers are terrible for making music, taking photos, drawing and painting. They’re just not well-suited to the job, and works, your creative options are limited by whatever the app developers dec...


[Mon Feb 18th 6:56 pm] Huawei Tried to Steal Trade Secrets from Apple Suppliers


The Information reports how Huawei engineers tried to get Apple suppliers to reveal secrets about products.


[Mon Feb 18th 6:55 pm] Apple posts third developer beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.4


Apple has released a third developer beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.1.  Registered developers can download the beta via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it c...


[Mon Feb 18th 6:51 pm] iPhone 11 rumors predict ‘frosted glass casing’, something Google’s flagship already features


Reliable supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo dropped a treasure chest of Apple hardware rumors for 2019 over the weekend, including the first mention of a possible iPhone 11 design change. According to...


[Mon Feb 18th 6:36 pm] Ready for more Apple? New AirPods, Macs, iPhones, and updated iPod Touch may come in 2019


From new AirPods to iPhones, Apple may be in for a very busy 2019.        


[Mon Feb 18th 6:18 pm] Apple releases third macOS 10.14.4 developer beta, no new iOS beta yet


Apple has released the third macOS 10.14.4 developer beta for testing before its official release for all customers. The new build is available as an over-the-air update from the Software Update sect...


[Mon Feb 18th 6:02 pm] Apple executive shake-up rattles rank-and-file employees; several projects put on hold


Apple Inc. is shaking up leadership and reordering priorities across its services...


[Mon Feb 18th 6:00 pm] Why Dashlane is the first app you should install on a new iPhone [Video]


What’s the very first app you should download onto a brand new iPhone? The first app you get should be Dashlane, a rock-solid, easy-to-use password manager that is Cult of Mac’s official security...


[Mon Feb 18th 5:52 pm] [Sponsor] Atoms — Ideal Everyday Shoes


Atoms makes beautiful, super comfortable shoes that slip on and off easily and even come in quarter sizes that ensure you get the perfect fit. More importantly, they’re looking to hire designers and...


[Mon Feb 18th 5:31 pm] Gold-plated iPhones are a pricey way to observe Presidents Day


Luxury tech jeweler Caviar can help proud Americans – at least the rich ones – celebrate Presidents Day with a line of gold-plated iPhones celebrating four of our more recognized commanders in chi...


[Mon Feb 18th 5:30 pm] 9to5Toys Last Call: Kenwood 7-inch CarPlay Receiver $374, Powerbeats3 Wireless Earbuds $90, iPhone 7/6s/Plus from $170, more


9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay up to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be...


[Mon Feb 18th 5:20 pm] New Hire Reveals Increased Focus on Apple’s Home Initiatives


Although Apple was among the first of the big tech giants to deploy a comprehensive smart home solution in the form of HomeKit, the company’s efforts have been slowly losing traction to Amazon’s A...


[Mon Feb 18th 5:17 pm] UK Lawmakers Blast Facebook and Call For New Regulator


UK lawmakers blasted Facebook in a report into disinformation and fake news and called for a powerful new regulator.


[Mon Feb 18th 5:13 pm] Foldable wars? New patent filing suggests that Apple is readying a 'foldable' iPhone


Just before Samsung is expected to showcase a foldable Galaxy phone, Apple filed a patent update that suggests it too is working on such a design.        


[Mon Feb 18th 5:13 pm] Foldable wars? New patent filing suggests that Apple is readying a 'foldable' iPhone


Just before Samsung is expected to showcase a foldable Galaxy phone, Apple filed a patent update that suggests it too is working on such a design.        


[Mon Feb 18th 5:01 pm] Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple to unveil all-new Mac Pro, 16-inch MacBook Pro, 31-inch 6K monitor, and more this year


Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out with a wide-reaching new investor note...


[Mon Feb 18th 4:42 pm] New Report Shows How Far Huawei Will Go To Steal Apple Trade Secrets


As the smartphone market continues to get even more competitive, especially in China, Huawei Technologies has shaped up to be one of Apple’s chief rivals in that space, surpassing Apple to become th...


[Mon Feb 18th 4:35 pm] WSJ: Apple reorganizing engineers with Services focus, forcing some projects on hold


The Wall Street Journal is out today with a report that outlines Apple’s recent executive and personnel changes. The report covers Apple’s increasing focus on its upcoming video service, new lead...


[Mon Feb 18th 4:32 pm] How to Find What iOS Version is on iPhone or iPad


iOS is the operating system that runs on every iPhone or iPad, but while many users may know the model of their iPhone or iPad, perhaps fewer people may know what version of iOS they are running. Know...


[Mon Feb 18th 4:12 pm] Just 12% of U.S. Patent Inventors are Women


Data released in February 2019 by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks office revealed that in 2016 just 12% of inventors with a U.S. patent were female. This is actually a fall from the 1980s when the nu...


[Mon Feb 18th 4:10 pm] Sources: recent leadership changes at Apple have rattled rank-and-file employees and led several projects to be put on hold as new managers reassess priorities (Tripp Mickle/Wall Street Journal)


Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal: Sources: recent leadership changes at Apple have rattled rank-and-file employees and led several projects to be put on hold as new managers reassess priorities ...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:56 pm] How to code in C# on Mac


C# (or C-sharp) is a modern programming language that you can learn on your Mac. We show how to set up macOS for C# programming and get coding


[Mon Feb 18th 3:51 pm] Augmented Reality is the Mirrorworld


Kevin Kelly writes how augmented reality will become a mirrorworld; That is, an exact replica of the physical world we will interact with. The mirrorworld—a term first popularized by Yale computer s...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:41 pm] Report claims Huawei tried to copy Apple Watch heart rate sensor by asking Apple supplier to share its secrets


In a new report from The Information, the site details a few purported anecdotes of Huawei trying to steal Apple trade secrets. The tactics involved Huawei engineers appealing to Apple’s manufactur...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:35 pm] Get a Free Audiobook of Winnie the Pooh in Apple Books


Disney announced on Twitter that people can get a free audiobook of Winnie the Pooh. [Apple Offers Six Free Audiobooks Read by Celebs] Disney Audiobooks The audiobook is a collection of four stories,...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:34 pm] 2019 iPhones May Feature Indoor Navigation and Triple-Lens Cameras While Also Doubling as Wireless Chargers


With the 2018 iPhone lineup a few months behind us, we’re now starting to see reliable analysts offer some outlooks on what features Apple may have up its sleeve for its 2019 iPhone lineup. Well-con...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:24 pm] Apple teams with nonprofit to help underrepresented groups enter tech industry


Apple is partnership with Dream Corps to help men and women from “underrepresented backgrounds [to] find success in the tech sector.” The Oakland-based nonprofit is behind the initiative #YesWeCod...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:20 pm] TweetDeck for Mac update promises reduced memory usage and major crash fix


Twitter has a new version of TweetDeck for Mac out today that it says should be less crashy, and this time that might actually be true! Twitter has made significant behind-the-scenes changes to how T...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:14 pm] Comment: Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro keeps the 17-inch dream alive


I’ve been calling on Apple to bring back the 17-inch MacBook Pro for many years now. Sometimes there’s just no substitute for physical screen size when it comes to things like photo and video edi...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:04 pm] 9to5Mac Daily: February 18, 2019


Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Ove...


[Mon Feb 18th 3:01 pm] Apple and Dream Corps build career opportunities for Oakland coders


As part of its Community Education Initiative, Apple will partner with Oakland-based non-profit organization Dream Corps...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:46 pm] Apple’s Ecosystem Is Actually Your Body


Apple’s ecosystem is your body. It’s in our pockets, our ears, our wrists, and soon it will be over our eyes with augmented reality glasses. Lucas Rizzotto talks about Apple hardware can be though...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:39 pm] Apple’s TV offering may struggle due to revenue split demands


Jefferies analyst Tim O’Shea foresees a couple of big challenge with Apple’s planned video subscription service. In a note to clients, O’Shea suggests that Apple will struggle to get studios and...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:38 pm] The Official Fast Food French Fry Power Rankings


It is astounding how strongly I agree with these rankings from Lucas Kwan Peterson at the LA Times. I know it’s fighting words to slag on In-N-Out, but their fries really are dreadful: And bring...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:37 pm] Apple Partners With Dream Corps in Community Education


Apple is partnering with Oakland-based Dream Corps as part of the company’s Community Education Initiative.


[Mon Feb 18th 2:37 pm] Are AirPods waterproof?


Are AirPods water resistant and can Apple tell if they got wet? We answer your questions about whether the AirPods are waterproof and what will happen if you wear them in the shower or swimming pool


[Mon Feb 18th 2:34 pm] WindowSwitcher is a new 3D Window Manager for macOS


MacPlus Software has introduced WindowSwitcher 1.0 (https://www.noteifyapp.com/windowswitcher/), an app designed to help you deal with the “chaos” of the open windows on your Mac. It works with ma...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:34 pm] Apple announces Dream Corps #YesWeCode partnership, highlighting story of former Marine


Apple has announced a partnership with non-profit organization Dream Corps, working to expand its #YesWeCode initiative. Apple has highlighted the success story of a former Marine, who was one of t...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:31 pm] Rumor: Apple plots a big product salvo in 2019


It’s a holiday in the U.S., which makes it a great day for the latest set of Apple-related rumors to emerge from the spookily accurate desk of analyst Ming-Chi Kou, who predicts the return of  g...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:23 pm] Apple and Dream Corps team up for career opportunities for Oakland coders


As part of its Community Education Initiative, Apple says it will partner with Oakland, California-based non-profit organization Dream Corps to bring educational and workforce development opportunitie...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:22 pm] Apple partners with Dream Corps to expand Swift coding lessons to larger audience


Beginning in Oakland, Calif., Apple is partnering with Dream Corps to expand "educational and workforce development opportunities" across the U.S., and has Swift programming at the core of...


[Mon Feb 18th 2:10 pm] WorldWideWeb


Jeremy Keith: Nine people came together at CERN for five days and made something amazing. I still can’t quite believe it. Coming into this, I thought it was hugely ambitious to try to not only...


[Mon Feb 18th 1:35 pm] Wherein the Collector Puts His Passions on Display


Martin McClellan, writing for The Seattle Review of Books back in 2016: But here is the heart of it: his collection is what allowed Mr. Jay his unique take on magic and entertaining. With such a l...


[Mon Feb 18th 1:34 pm] Apple hires smart lock CEO to help make its smart home dreams a reality


Apple has secured the expertise of Sam Jadallah, former CEO of smart lock company Otto, to head up its smart home initiatives. Combined with Apple’s recent acquisition of voice-enabled tech company...