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[Tue Sep 10th 10:53 pm] Apple iPad 10.2-inch initial review: Tried and trusted goes bigger


From our brief play, this looks to be a good all-round iPad that will please those not looking for the latest cutting-edge Apple tech or to break the


[Tue Sep 10th 10:32 pm] Apple can make TV+ ubiquitous through brute force


Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't waste any time at the company's 2019 iPhone event. One of the first announcements he made was that Apple's highly anticipated video streaming service, Apple TV+, will launch...


[Tue Sep 10th 10:05 pm] Apple iPhone 11 vs. Cheap Android


Got an Android smartphone yourself? And you’re still visiting Mac360? How brave. It’ll be a few weeks but then we’ll see the benchmark comparisons show up online. Along with those performance co...


[Tue Sep 10th 10:02 pm] LifeProof Announces Full Case Lineup for New Apple iPhones


SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than ever, Apple lovers cherish a fast-paced lifestyle and a need for the newest technology. Covering the latest Apple devices with LifeProof cases prote...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:48 pm] All the important news from Apple’s iPhone 11 event


Apple premiered its vision of the future today at its big September event in Cupertino, California. As expected, the company unveiled three new smartphones: the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iP...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:47 pm] Apple TV+ entertainment service launches Nov. 1


Apple looks to take on Netflix, Disney, Hulu, Amazon and others for your subscription dollar. Buyers of Apple products get one year of service for free.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:46 pm] Apple launches 3 new iPhones starting at $699, plus updated Watch and iPad


At media event in Cupertino, Apple said new phones would be faster and have longer lasting battery. The camera on the Pro models have been updated.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:46 pm] Apple launches 3 new iPhones starting at $699, plus updated Watch and iPad


At media event in Cupertino, Apple said new phones would be faster and have longer lasting battery. The camera on the Pro models have been updated.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:44 pm] macOS Catalina Isn’t Coming Until October


Apple updated its website today, noting that macOS Catalina won’t arrive until an unknown date in October. After a summer of beta testing, Apple is about to release the next major version of macOS:...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:41 pm] Amtrak 4.0 Lets You Add Your eTicked to Wallet


Amtrak updated its app to version 4.0 (in August) and it added new features: Show your eTicket while onboard, including multi-ride and monthly passes – no need to print; Send your eTicket to Apple...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:40 pm] Apple Fifth Ave Reopening September 20


Apple Fifth Ave will reopen September 20, the same day as the new iPhones become available to customers, the company has revealed.


[Tue Sep 10th 9:37 pm] Apple Event Reactions with Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus – Mac Geek Gab 779


Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus joins John and Dave today for a quick take on Apple’s latest announcements and event. Press play… and enjoy. Now in stereo for your listening pleasure.


[Tue Sep 10th 9:29 pm] Apple Arcade exclusives have to be better than Frogger


Let's get one thing clear right away: Some Apple Arcade games will be fine. They'll be good, even. Sayonara Wild Hearts looks like a rapid-fire, neon-streaked music video in game form, while Jenny LeC...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:27 pm] Best Apple Watch 5 deals


Apple just launched the Apple Watch Series 5 . You can order one right now from £399/US$399.


[Tue Sep 10th 9:19 pm] Apple's new products at their annual unveiling


Apple is widely expected to introduce the next iPhone during an event held at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:13 pm] Best iPhone 11 deals


Looking to get the most for your money with the latest iPhone? We’ve rounded up the best deals out there for pre-ordering the iPhone 11 range.


[Tue Sep 10th 9:12 pm] Apple iPhone 11: Improved Camera, Lower Price


Apple announced iPhone 11 during Tuesday’s “By Innovation Only” media event, a device that brings a new (and better) camera system and a lower price, starting at US$699.


[Tue Sep 10th 9:11 pm] Cheapest iPhone will cost you $449 vs. $1,449 for top of the line


Apple discontinues the iPhone XS, XS Max, 7 and 7 Plus phones and is down to three lines: 8, XR and 11. The starting gate for storage is 64 GB.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:09 pm] Apple Watch Series 5 Tells Time (And Does Other Stuff Too)


Apple played a few videos during the “By Innovation Only” event Tuesday. My favorite was the clip introducing the Apple Watch Series 5. It was funny, and riffed on the “yeah, but does it tell ti...


[Tue Sep 10th 9:09 pm] Recap: The iPhone 11 is here. Everything we know about it


On Tuesday, Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 during an event held at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.       


[Tue Sep 10th 9:08 pm] Apple wants to connect Watch data to PhDs, not MDs


Apple latest health tracking services will link new apps with researchers who are actually interested in the data.


[Tue Sep 10th 8:59 pm] Phone Carrier Visible Will Offer the iPhone 11


Visible, a prepaid phone carrier running on Verizon’s network, plans to offer the iPhone 11 to customers. The company will carry all three devices (Phone 11, Pro, and Pro Max) as of September 20, of...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:52 pm] iPhone 11: Apple to debut new iPhones today


Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones, with improved power, better battery, charging and enhanced camera with three lenses on the pro models.       


[Tue Sep 10th 8:49 pm] New iPhone? No thanks. These older-model 5S owners don't need or want one


Apple stopped supporting the iPhone 5 with updates in September 2018 and this year will discontinue the 5S and 6. But these consumers don't care.       


[Tue Sep 10th 8:49 pm] New iPhone? No thanks. These older-model 5S owners don't need or want one


Apple stopped supporting the iPhone 5 with updates in September 2018 and this year will discontinue the 5S and 6. But these consumers don't care.       


[Tue Sep 10th 8:45 pm] iPhone 11 hands-on: Still cheap and cheerful


Personally speaking, the iPhone XR was my favorite of the three iPhones released last year. It's bigger than the too-small (for me at least) iPhone XS, and didn't require the hand contortion that...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:36 pm] Apple unveils new Apple Watches, latest iPads and iPhones with multiple cameras


The tech giant announced the new iPhone 11 and iPhone Pro during an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.       


[Tue Sep 10th 8:31 pm] First Trailer For ‘See’ Starring Jason Momoa


Apple used the ‘By Innovation Only’ event to show the first trailer for its forthcoming Apple TV+ series See. The show stars Jason Momoa as Baba Voss. It takes place in the far future where a vi...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:28 pm] iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max Announced: Pricing & Release Date


Apple has announced the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The all new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will replace the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max as the high-end iPhone models, and they includ...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:27 pm] iPhone 11 Announced: Release Date & Pricing


Apple has released the all new iPhone 11. iPhone 11 includes various new features, performance enhancements, improved battery life and energy use, and offers an improved dual-camera system. iPhone 11...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:25 pm] The iPhone 11 Pro comes with a USB-C 18W wall charger and USB-C to Lightning cable, finally moving on from the 5W charger (Chaim Gartenberg/The Verge)


Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge: The iPhone 11 Pro comes with a USB-C 18W wall charger and USB-C to Lightning cable, finally moving on from the 5W charger  —  Finally  —  For the first time sin...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:23 pm] Apple Media Event Reactions – TMO Daily Observations 2019-09-10


John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Apple Media Event and share their reactions to the announcements.


[Tue Sep 10th 8:17 pm] Here are the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Camera Features


Here are the new camera improvements to the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro/Max, including a new Ultra Wide lens.


[Tue Sep 10th 8:14 pm] The iPhone Pro Max vs. the competition: Big ones


Phone users love big screens and, as a result, handsets have been creeping ever closer to seven inches each year. Apple is no exception, debuting the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max last fall to compete with t...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:09 pm] Apple Announces New Health Studies and Research App


Apple announced three major new health studies in partnership with major research and academic institutions and unveiled a new Research app.


[Tue Sep 10th 8:01 pm] Where’s my USB-C iPhone?


Over the years, reports have come and gone on the notion that Apple will swap from Lightning to USB-C on its iPhones — matching rival Android phones, and its own MacBook range. But it was unlike...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:58 pm] New iPad 10.2″ Announced as Entry Level Model


Apple has announced an all new entry-level iPad model. The new hardware includes a variety of improvements, and perhaps most notably a bigger screen. The new iPad model was announced at the days iPhon...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:57 pm] Apple Watch Series 5 Announced


Apple has announced the all new Apple Watch Series 5, with an always-on display. The new Apple Watch was launched today along with a new base level iPad 10.2″ model, along with the new iPhone 11, an...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:39 pm] The iPhone 11 Pro vs. the competition: Battle of the cameras


The new flagship iPhone is here, and Apple's added the word "Pro" to its name — the first time Apple's used that term for a handset. And no wonder: The camera on the iPhone 11 Pro is a triple-le...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:37 pm] Apple Announces Apple Arcade for $4.99 per Month


Apple announced Apple Arcade, its new subscription gaming service for US$4.99/month, and it launches on September 19.


[Tue Sep 10th 7:30 pm] Apple Watch Series 5 first look


Apple just unveiled the newest Apple Watch (we're up to the Series 5 now) and -- I mean this in the nicest way -- but there isn't much to see. Whereas last year's model, the Series 4, ushered in a...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:29 pm] iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max hands-on: More cameras, more fun


Today's Apple demo room felt like more of a madhouse than usual, and the clear star of the day so far has been the iPhone 11 Pro. Among other things, the Pro represents the biggest shift to the iP...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:23 pm] Introducing the iPad 7th Generation for US$329


At Apple’s keynote today, one of the products the company announced was the new iPad 7th generation. It’s a 10.2-inch model for US$329.


[Tue Sep 10th 7:15 pm] Apple says it will release watchOS 6 on September 19 for Series 3 and 4 models; macOS Catalina will arrive in October (Jeremy Horwitz/VentureBeat)


Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat: Apple says it will release watchOS 6 on September 19 for Series 3 and 4 models; macOS Catalina will arrive in October  —  Three months after giving developers acces...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:13 pm] Apple Confirms Release Dates for iOS 13, iOS 13.1, iPadOS


Apple is releasing iOS 13 on September 19, but you’ll have to wait until September 30 for the release of iPadOS.


[Tue Sep 10th 7:13 pm] The iPhone 11 vs. the competition: The new midrange


It's iPhone time again — and we're back to a more traditional numbering scheme. We're looking at the iPhone 11, which has a 6.1-inch screen and new colors (like green!) as well as improvements t...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:06 pm] Apple’s new iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are (almost) all about the cameras


As expected, Apple today announced three new iPhones at a special event at its Cupertino, California HQ. The new devices are iPhone 11 (the "affordable" one which replaces the iPhone XR), and the iPho...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:06 pm] Apple Watch Studio lets you pair any band and case


To date, you've had fairly limited ways to create Apple Watch band and case combos -- retail only has a small number of each to try out, and even the web configurator only lets you go so far. You won'...


[Tue Sep 10th 7:00 pm] Apple says iPhone 11 will start at $699, 11 Pro at $999, and 11 Pro Max at $1,099; iPhone 8 now costs $449 and XR is $599; all base models have 64GB storage (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)


Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat: Apple says iPhone 11 will start at $699, 11 Pro at $999, and 11 Pro Max at $1,099; iPhone 8 now costs $449 and XR is $599; all base models have 64GB storage  —  A...


[Tue Sep 10th 6:43 pm] iOS 13 will be available on September 19th


As usual, a new version of iOS will come along with the next iPhone. iOS 13 was introduced back at WWDC in June, but now we know that it'll arrive on September 19th, one day before Apple releases its...


[Tue Sep 10th 6:37 pm] Apple finally includes a fast charger with the iPhone 11 Pro


After years of rumors, Apple will finally include a fast charger with at least one of its iPhone models. Starting with the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, the company will ship an 18W power adapt...


[Tue Sep 10th 6:21 pm] Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max are the powerhouses of the new series


As well as the iPhone 11, Apple has introduced a premium device line that comes in two separate sizes and is primarily aimed at the professional market.Made


[Tue Sep 10th 6:14 pm] Apple reveals the powerful new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max


As usual, Apple's latest batch of iPhones aren't exactly surprising, thanks to plenty of detailed leaks throughout the year. Today, the company unveiled the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max,...


[Tue Sep 10th 6:01 pm] Apple adds titanium cases to the Watch lineup


The Apple Watch Series 5, the latest iteration of Apple's popular wearable, will be the first model available with a brushed titanium finish. Apple also announced at today's event that the smartwatch...


[Tue Sep 10th 6:01 pm] The iPhone 11 is Apple’s colorful new handset for the masses


It's time for another Apple event, and at the Steve Jobs theater in Cupertino, the company blazed through a ton of new products from gaming and streaming services to iPads and Watches. But as is usual...


[Tue Sep 10th 5:49 pm] Apple Just Dropped The Trailer For ‘See,’ A TV Series Where Humans Have Lost The Ability To See


Jason Momoa stars as a father in a post-apocalyptic world desperate to protect his children from enemies who want to kill them. Unlike the rest of the population, his children are the first to be born...


[Tue Sep 10th 5:38 pm] Apple TV+ Launching November 1 for $4.99 a Month


Apple TV+ will launch on November 1, 2019 costing $4.99 a month after a free trial. Customers who purchase a new device will get a year free.


[Tue Sep 10th 5:28 pm] New Apple Developer Tech Talk: ‘Metal Enhancements for A13 Bionic’


If you want nitty-gritty details on what’s new with the GPU in the A13 Bionic chip, Apple already has a 35-minute developer tech talk. For an overview, graphics driver team manager Gokhan Avkarogull...


[Tue Sep 10th 5:24 pm] Apple Arcade will be available on 19 September and cost $4.99


Apple has revealed the release date for its all-you-can-eat games service, Apple Arcade.It will be available through the App Store on iPhone, iPad, iPod


[Tue Sep 10th 5:23 pm] Release Dates for OS Updates, New iPhones, and Apple Watch


So glad John Voorhees put this list together — there are a lot of dates to keep track of here. Some oddities: iOS 13.0 is coming September 19, and 13.1 is scheduled to drop just 11 days later. i...


[Tue Sep 10th 5:12 pm] The Talk Show: ‘The Dumbest Thing Possible’


Special guest Dan Frommer returns to the show for a preview of this week’s Apple event. Sponsored by: Eero: Free overnight shipping with code “thetalkshow”. Hullo Pillow: Your favorite pillo...


[Tue Sep 10th 5:00 pm] NX-100 Smart Garage Controller and Smart Plug Bundle: $79


We have a deal on the NX-100 Smart Garage Controller and Smart Plug Bundle. This device turns your garage door opener into a smart garage door opener and is compatible with Amazon Alexa or Google Assi...


[Tue Sep 10th 4:48 pm] AirDrop on the iPhone 11 will let you point at people to share photos


Image: Apple One of the understated components of Apple’s iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro is the new U1 chip. It didn’t get a prominent callout onstage at today’s announcement event, but it w...


[Tue Sep 10th 4:46 pm] How the iPhone 11 compares to the best Android devices


iPhone 11 vs. Galaxy Note 10 vs. Pixel 3 vs. OnePlus 7 Pro


[Tue Sep 10th 4:37 pm] Join TMO for Our ‘By Innovation Only’ Apple Media Event Live Coverage


Apple’s “By Innovation Only” media event for new iPhones and other new product launches is set to start at 10:00 AM PDT. Join The Mac Observer for our live coverage of Apple’s announcements. A...


[Tue Sep 10th 4:09 pm] Just The Good Stuff From Apple’s iPhone Event


Say goodbye to the iPhone XS and XR. Say hello to the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 11 Pro.


[Tue Sep 10th 3:49 pm] Mozilla VPN Launches Under Test Pilot Program


Firefox Private Network is a Mozilla VPN launching under its old Test Pilot program. It’s available as a beta today for U.S. users with a Firefox account. In a nutshell, the Firefox Private Network...


[Tue Sep 10th 3:40 pm] The 5 biggest announcements from Apple’s September 2019 event


Apple’s big hardware event for 2019 has wrapped, and, as expected, it brought a bounty of exciting announcements. Of course, the iPhone 11 happened — and, yes, a version is really called the...


[Tue Sep 10th 3:37 pm] iPad 10.2-inch: hands-on with Apple’s new 7th-gen tablet


Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge I just spent some time with Apple’s latest seventh-generation iPad. It’s not the biggest or fastest model in the lineup, but at $329, it’s probably the mo...


[Tue Sep 10th 3:12 pm] McDonalds Purchases AI Firm to Speed up Drive-Thru


McDonalds purchased Apprente Tuesday, as it doubled down on AI investment . The move followed its purchase of another AI firm, Dynamic Yield, earlier in 2019. The idea, reported Wired, is to help spe...


[Tue Sep 10th 3:11 pm] iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max: hands-on with Apple’s new flagship phones


Photo: Dieter Bohn / The Verge The glass is nice, but we can’t judge the cameras yet


[Tue Sep 10th 3:09 pm] iPhone 11: a first look at Apple’s new default iPhone


Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge I just spent some time with Apple’s new iPhone 11, the successor to the company’s popular iPhone XR. It’s arriving on September 20th, priced at $699. Whil...


[Tue Sep 10th 12:11 pm] Apple to Release iOS 13 on September 19, iOS 13.1 and iPadOS on September 30


Apple is planning to release iOS 13 on Thursday, September 19, which is one day before new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max devices are set to ship out to customers on September 20....


[Tue Sep 10th 12:10 pm] Apple Mac Pro specs and features: Up to 28 cores of supreme power


The long-awaited new Mac Pro workstation PC is here. And yes, it looks like a cheese grater - reminiscent of the Power Mac G5 and the early-generation


[Tue Sep 10th 12:09 pm] Apple Backs Increasing Songwriter Pay. No Other Streaming Service Agrees.


When the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) ruled that songwriters should get paid more per stream, Apple agreed. All the other major music platforms did not. Instead, they chose to appeal the ruling. Musi...


[Tue Sep 10th 11:26 am] 50 Attorneys General Launch Google Antitrust Probe


Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico launched an antitrust probe into Google Monday. The drive was led by Texas attorney general Ken Paxton, CNBC reported. I...


[Tue Sep 10th 10:08 am] Watch Apple’s iPhone 11 launch live here


It’s that time of year again when Apple takes the wraps off a new generation of iPhones. It’s rumored that the tech giant will be revealing three new devices at its campus keynote later today -- t...


[Tue Sep 10th 8:34 am] Google reveals Play Pass game subscription service is imminent, just as Apple Arcade is about to launch


Google has confirmed it will be introducing its own game subscription service for mobile to rival Apple Arcade. And, it is "coming soon".Details on Google


[Tue Sep 10th 5:30 am] Mailbutler is Now Available on iPhone and Android Phone


Mailbutler today introduced its long-awaited mobile app to accompany their desktop email productivity extension for Apple Mail and Gmail on macOS. The mobile app serves as an information hub for all M...


[Tue Sep 10th 4:48 am] Last-minute iPhone 11 report reveals Apple ditched key features


Apple is mere hours away from announcing the next iPhone, and a reliable source on Apple products is revealing key features that the new phone will lack.Analyst


[Tue Sep 10th 1:46 am] iPhone shipments to drop 15% in 2019 but bounce back in 2020, says IDC


What you need to know A new report by IDC predicts iPhone sales to drop 15% in 2019 The decrease is due to "market maturity" and lack of 5G devices Shipments are expected to grow again in 2020 from t...


[Tue Sep 10th 12:17 am] 9 Images of Apple’s Beautiful, Colorful New Fifth Ave Cube in NYC


The photos show how colorful the new version of the Cube is, and it’s reflective, too, though this effect is temporary.


[Mon Sep 9th 11:30 pm] Flagship Smartphone Cameras Ranked


We Mincey folken have been connosieurs of fine photographic equipment for possibly 80 years. My grandfather and father used a few Leica and Hasselblad cameras from back in the day, but I was raised on...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:23 pm] How to Rename Tags on Mac


If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags....


[Mon Sep 9th 11:00 pm] What To Expect At Apple’s iPhone Show


Ask around. Ask your friends, neighbors, co-workers, or passersby when the new iPhones will be launched? I did. The results surprised me. It’s as if not every human on earth pays attention to Apple...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:05 pm] So What If The App Store Is A Monopoly?


Apple is a monopoly. So what? What does that even mean? Are monopolies illegal? Should Microsoft be allowed to manufacture the Mac? Should Samsung be allowed to make iPads? So many questions. So littl...


[Mon Sep 9th 9:50 pm] The (In)Security Behind Trump’s Twitter Account


According to an investigation of President Trump’s Twitter security, his account might be vulnerable to being hacked, although some disagree. The source who shared information about Trump’s Twitte...


[Mon Sep 9th 9:12 pm] Tidbits Managing Editor Josh Centers (#5) – TMO Background Mode Interview


Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of Tidbits.com and has published many Take Control (TC) books. He’s the author of Take Control of Apple TV and Take Control of Home Automation. He’s been writin...


[Mon Sep 9th 8:46 pm] iMessage and Safari Make iPhones Less Secure


Andy Greenberg writes about security problems in iMessage and Safari, saying that these products make iPhone less secure. “If you want to compromise an iPhone, these are the best ways to do it,” s...


[Mon Sep 9th 8:33 pm] Analysts Think Apple Could Get 200 Million Users to Upgrade to iPhone 11


Wall Street analysts believe that as many as 200 million users could upgrade to iPhone 11, some of them in China despite the trade war.


[Mon Sep 9th 6:27 pm] Facebook’s Fake News Loophole


Although Facebook has pledged to fight fake news and other misinformation on its platform, there’s a loophole.


[Mon Sep 9th 5:53 pm] FA Player: Watch Every WSL Women’s Soccer Game For Free


The Women’s Super League (WSL) soccer season kicked-off in front of record breaking crowds in the UK over the weekend. In order to help boost the sport further, UK soccer’s governing body, The Foo...


[Mon Sep 9th 5:50 pm] MacX DVD Ripper Pro Lifetime Single License: $19.99


We have a deal on MacX DVD Ripper Pro, software that can convert your DVDs into digital video files for your media library. It supports batch converting for multiple videos at once, can extract audio,...


[Mon Sep 9th 5:24 pm] Play the Civilization Game in Microsoft Excel


Want to explore a new gaming experience? A developer known as “s0lly” created a version of the Civilization game that works in Microsoft Excel. Called [Cell]vilization, you can download the spread...


[Mon Sep 9th 5:21 pm] Weaponizing security flaws, Apple Watch Slow Burn – TMO Daily Observations 2019-09-09


Charlotte Henry and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss iOS vulnerabilities as weapons, and the slow success of  Watch.


[Mon Sep 9th 5:16 pm] The Apple Watch is a Slow Burning Success


When Tim Cook first showed-off the Apple Watch it was not necessarily clear what it was for. But, said James Titcomb at the Telegraph, it has proved to be a success. New gadgets rarely come out of...


[Mon Sep 9th 4:33 pm] iPhone 11 Could Have a New Coprocessing Chip


Apple is reportedly adding a new coprocessor to the iPhone 11 line referred to as an “R1” chip or “Rose” used to process sensor data.


[Mon Sep 9th 4:26 pm] Recent iOS Zero Days Used in ‘Unprecedented’ Way, Says Expert


The way in which recent iOS vulnerabilities discovered by Google’s Project Zero were used was “unprecedented,” according to a security expert.


[Mon Sep 9th 3:20 pm] Foxconn and Apple Admit Employing Too Many Temporary Workers


Apple and Foxconn conceded that they employed too many temporary workers following a critical report by China Labor Watch.


[Mon Sep 9th 2:57 pm] iPhone 11 May Have a Tile-Style Tracker


On Tuesday, Apple will once again head to the Steve Jobs Theater to reveal its plans for the next generation of Apple. Rumored upgrades are said to include improved waterproofing, reverse wireless cha...


[Mon Sep 9th 1:29 pm] Catching an iPhone X…On a Rollercoaster…at 130km/h


Having your iPhone fall out your pocket and break is pretty annoying, so it is particularly great if you or someone else catches it before it gets smashed on the ground. Well, that is exactly what Sam...


[Mon Sep 9th 1:05 pm] Apple says it is handicapping its own apps in App Store search results after analysis finds they have ranked first for at least 700 search terms (New York Times)


New York Times: Apple says it is handicapping its own apps in App Store search results after analysis finds they have ranked first for at least 700 search terms  —  If you opened the App Store o...


[Mon Sep 9th 1:03 pm] iPhone 2020, Apple’s Next Redesign, Could Bring Back a Much-Loved Feature


All eyes are on Apple’s next smartphone launch, expected to take place Tuesday, but rumors are swirling around the company’s iPhone plans for 2020.Two reports last week suggest Apple will bring ba...


[Mon Sep 9th 1:00 pm] Apple Marunouchi Opens in Tokyo


Apple’s latest Tokyo Store, Apple Marunouchi, opened Saturday. It is now the company’s biggest retail outlet in Japan. ‘A Beautiful Day in Tokyo’ for Apple Marunouchi Launch Apple CEO Tim twee...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:45 pm] Man miraculously catches falling iPhone X on roller coaster ride


Nothing ruins a day out at a theme park quite like dropping your pricey $1,000 phone while riding a roller coaster. Unless there’s a guy like Samuel Kempf sitting behind you, that is. Kempf recently...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:41 pm] Apple Card would have saved customers from store clerk with photographic memory


Back in the days before mobile and countertop card terminals, sketchy store clerks and restaurant serving staff had a few different ways to steal your card details… The post Apple Card would have...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:31 pm] U.S. states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google


Once lauded as engines of economic growth, the social media, search and e-commerce giants have sparked anger amid allegations of abusing outsized market power and lapses such as privacy breaches...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:15 pm] iPhone 11’s Apple logo will shift for big new feature


The Apple logo on the back of this year’s iPhone 11 lineup will shift to make way for a brand new feature, according to a new report. The logo won’t disappear, but it will be perfectly centered fo...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:11 pm] Apple Changes App Store Algorithm to Address Antitrust Complaint


Apple is tweaking the App Store algorithm to make Apple apps less likely to appear in search results. This seeks to address complaints that the company unfairly uses the App Store to promote its own a...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:10 pm] Octopus Apple Pay support in Hong Kong: more details emerge from iOS 13 beta


After an initial clue in June, the following month saw official confirmation from Apple that Octopus Apple Pay support will be part of iOS 13. Some more details have now emerged thanks to some screen...


[Mon Sep 9th 12:00 pm] A game of cat and Mouse Keys on the Mac


A pressing issue among many Mac users is, “How do I keep my cat from enabling settings when they bat at or sleep on the keyboard?”One reader in particular discovered his kitty keeps pressing th...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:38 am] Apple adjusted App Store algorithm to reduce presence of its own apps in search results


In an interview with the New York Times, Apple executives Phil Schiller and Eddy Cue revealed that Apple has adjusted the App Store algorithm to ‘handicap’ its own apps from appearing too much in...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:36 am] iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: Price, specs and features we expect on Tuesday - CNET


The 2020 iPhone sounds amazing. But what exactly are we going to see this year?


[Mon Sep 9th 11:30 am] Apple and Foxconn Accused of Breaking Labor Laws in China to Produce iPhones


Apple and Foxconn have been accused of violating labor laws at a factory where the tech giants are producing the new iPhone, according to a new report from China Labor Watch. Additionally, the nonprof...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:22 am] Optimizing Storage, Migration, Snapshots, and Combo Updates – Mac Geek Gab 778


This isn’t the one after 9/9, it’s the one on 9/9! And that means it’s time to answer your questions and share your tips about optimizing your iPhone storage, managing your snapshots, ejecting p...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:17 am] Apple expecting iPhone 11 sales to beat 2018 models, but not by much – analyst


An analysis of supply chain readiness suggests that Apple is expecting initial iPhone 11 sales to outstrip those of the iPhone XS/XS Max/XR — but not by a large margin. Looking specifically at the...


[Mon Sep 9th 11:00 am] How to watch Apple’s ‘By innovation only’ event on September 10


Apple calls its next event “By innovation only” and the company is expected to announce a trio of iPhones (likely bearing the iPhone 11 name), and perhaps a few other surprises. We may also get...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:51 am] Apple rumors: New iPhones with 3 cameras


Apple's annual fall event is September 10. Here's what analysts predict we'll see from the tech giant.       


[Mon Sep 9th 10:50 am] Apple event 2019 – Full guide on the announcements including the new iPhone 11


APPLE’S latest major launch event is right around the corner, with gadget-hungry fans expecting plenty of new tech to get their teeth into. As well as three new iPhones, rumours suggest the tech tit...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:50 am] Apple, Foxconn acknowledge relying on temporary workers in China too much - CNET


A watchdog accused the companies of violating labor laws a day before the new iPhones are due to be revealed.


[Mon Sep 9th 10:46 am] How Apple Stacked The App Store With Its Own Products


As Apple has become one of the largest competitors on a platform that it controls, suspicions that the company has been tipping the scales in its own favor are at the heart of antitrust complaints in...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:38 am] iPhone 11: What to expect from Apple's latest phones and why you may decide to wait


The iPhone 11, or whatever new iPhones are called, will likely bring a better camera and mostly modest upgrades. Will a lack of 5G give buyers pause?       


[Mon Sep 9th 10:38 am] iPhone 11: What to expect from Apple's latest phones and why you may decide to wait


The iPhone 11, or whatever new iPhones are called, will likely bring a better camera and mostly modest upgrades. Will a lack of 5G give buyers pause?       


[Mon Sep 9th 10:33 am] iPhone 11 event will live-stream on YouTube for the first time


Apple plans to stream Tuesday’s big iPhone 11 event on YouTube. It’s the first time the company has used Google’s platform for a live keynote. It will make it easier than ever for fans to tune i...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:30 am] TellMeGen review: Heavy on DNA-driven health results, but light on ancestry


This DNA test provides a long list of details on health traits and potential medical conditions, but its ancestry component is as simplistic as they come.


[Mon Sep 9th 10:19 am] Apple Arcade release date, games list and price rumours


Apple has revealed Apple Arcade, a game subscription service that lets you play a curated selection of more than 100 (sort of) exclusive premium iPhone and iPad games for a monthly fee


[Mon Sep 9th 10:00 am] 10 ways iOS 13’s Reminders app can turn you into a productivity beast


Apple’s Reminders app used to be a joke, and if you found yourself using it, it was probably because you’d asked Siri to remind you about something or, well, you didn’t know any better. It wa...


[Mon Sep 9th 10:00 am] How to install a smart switch


Let us show you the easiest way to install a smart switch.


[Mon Sep 9th 9:45 am] Apple responds to complaint that Foxconn factory broke labor laws


Apple says that it is working to fix a problem in which too many temporary workers were found illegally working on the iPhone line at a Foxconn factory. Over the weekend, New York-based watchdog China...


[Mon Sep 9th 9:24 am] The Apple iPhone XS one year on


The Apple iPhone X and the XS that followed it in 2018 were a change of direction for Apple and the way it asked us to interact with our phone. Gone was


[Mon Sep 9th 9:00 am] Will Apple justify the iPhone 11’s camera bump?


IPhone XS and iPhone XS Max | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple is announcing new iPhones tomorrow, and this year’s event will have all the usual trappings of an iPhone introduction, I...


[Mon Sep 9th 8:40 am] Apple says Foxconn violated Chinese temporary staff rule, as supply chain ramped up iPhone 11 production


The Chinese Labor Watch group released a lengthy report alleging several violations of Chinese law against Foxconn, the key iPhone assembler. Apple said it investigated and denies most of the allegat...


[Mon Sep 9th 7:41 am] Apple and Foxconn admit to hiring too many temporary workers


Foxconn and Apple have admitted to using far more temporary workers than allowed by Chinese law, according to a report from Bloomberg. The violation was discovered by China Labor Watch (CLW) after a l...


[Mon Sep 9th 2:45 am] China Labor Watch: at the largest iPhone factory ~50% of workers were temps in August, breaking a 10% limit set by China; Apple, Foxconn admit it was an issue (Mark Gurman/Bloomberg)


Mark Gurman / Bloomberg: China Labor Watch: at the largest iPhone factory ~50% of workers were temps in August, breaking a 10% limit set by China; Apple, Foxconn admit it was an issue  —  - Com...


[Mon Sep 9th 1:54 am] Apple calls out Google for 'stoking fear' and creating 'false impression' of iOS exploit


Apple called Google’s recent Project Zero report on iOS malware misleading and wants to make sure customers have "all the facts"       


[Sun Sep 8th 5:26 pm] How to protect your hearing with iOS 13 and watchOS 6


9to5Mac is brought to you by JustAnswer: Connect 1-on-1 with an Apple support Expert to get step-by-step assistance via phone or online chat, 24/7. Try it now.  watchOS 6 and iOS 13 are just a few w...


[Sun Sep 8th 5:00 pm] The best music, notes and knob-twisting apps this week


This week we listen to Apple Music in the browser, live on the edge with The Most Dangerous Writing App, lock up our notes in Bear, and schedule our messages to send later in Telegram. (via Cult of Ma...


[Sun Sep 8th 4:26 pm] How to Stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos Speaker


If you’re an iPhone or iPad user with a Spotify account and you happen to be visiting another location with Sonos Speakers, you might be interested in outputting the sound output from the iOS device...


[Sun Sep 8th 3:18 pm] Poll: What announcement are you most excited to see at Apple’s iPhone 11 event?


Apple’s iPhone 11 event is just around the corner, and we rounded up all of the announcements we expect to see right here. With announcements ranging from the iPhone 11 to Apple’s Tile competitor...


[Sun Sep 8th 2:58 pm] ICYMI: The best headphones announced during IFA 2019


The IFA show in Berlin, Germany is over, and every year, there are a ton of new gadgets and devices released at the event that Apple users may want to take a look at. Here are all of the be...


[Sun Sep 8th 1:31 pm] Wunderlist founder offers to buy the app back from Microsoft as its shutdown looms


Two years ago, Microsoft revealed its plans to replace Wunderlist with a new To-Do application. As the shutdown of Wunderlist looms, its original founder is offering to buy the app back from Microsof...


[Sun Sep 8th 1:30 pm] Enhance your content with unlimited royalty-free photos [Deals]


Few things can make your content pop like a good photo. That’s true whether you’re building a website or a slide presentation, or writing an article or an ad. Unfortunately, photo rights can be ex...


[Sun Sep 8th 1:10 pm] This week’s top stories: Apple Watch sleep tracking, iPhone 11 event details, more


In this week’s top stories: iPhone 11 details continue to emerge ahead of Tuesday’s event, Apple Watch sleep tracking revealed, new details on Apple’s AR efforts, and more. Read on for all of...


[Sun Sep 8th 1:00 pm] Comment: Is it time for Apple to upgrade Family Sharing with new features?


I’ve had multiple Apple IDs over the years of being an Apple customer since I started buying music on iTunes in 2004. I eventually consolidated everything into two accounts back around the time I g...


[Sun Sep 8th 1:00 pm] Get ready for MacOS Catalina now - CNET


Catalina is coming from Apple this fall, but you can start making preparations for it now.


[Sun Sep 8th 12:24 pm] NOAA Staff Warned Against Contradicting Trump


The Washington Post: “This is the first time I’ve felt pressure from above to not say what truly is the forecast,” the meteorologist said. “It’s hard for me to wrap my head around. One o...


[Sun Sep 8th 8:02 am] What To Expect At Apple’s September 10 iPhone Event


Sure, new iPhones are coming, but what else?


[Sun Sep 8th 7:00 am] Photos: Cases show iPhone 11 design, including new position of Apple logo on iPhone 11 back [update]


Update: Bloomberg is also reporting that the Apple logo will be centered on the new iPhones. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro lineup is set to be revealed in a week and a half, and naturally, we mostl...


[Sun Sep 8th 4:07 am] Apple iPhone 11 Pro event: How to watch, start time, livestream - CNET


The next iPhone will very likely be announced on September 10.


[Sat Sep 7th 11:09 pm] iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: Price, specs and features we expect on Sept. 10 - CNET


The 2020 iPhone sounds amazing. But what exactly are we going to see this Tuesday?


[Sat Sep 7th 9:09 pm] Twitch finally releases Apple TV app as public beta


It's been easy to find official Twitch apps for consoles, mobile devices and a handful of media hubs, but Apple TV owners haven't had any such luck -- you've had to turn to third-party apps that don't...


[Sat Sep 7th 8:35 pm] Apple’s tracking tags will reportedly use ultra-wideband for precision


Apple is working on a Tile-like tracking device, according to solid sources within the rumor mill...


[Sat Sep 7th 5:30 pm] Last chance! Save 20% on superb Strapa bands for Apple Watch


The Cult of Mac Watch Store’s huge Labor Day sale is almost over — but there’s still some time to take advantage of the discounts. This one gets you 20% off all superb Strapa bands for Apple Wat...


[Sat Sep 7th 5:21 pm] Apple @ Work: How Apple could evolve iMessage to be better suited for business use


Apple @ Work is brought to you by Spike, the world’s first conversational email app that helps professionals and teams spend less time on email, and more on getting things done. I still remember w...


[Sat Sep 7th 5:00 pm] This ‘Magical’ iPhone App Allows You to Take Stunning Photos in the Dark


There’s no doubt that smartphone photography tends to suffer in low-light environments. Recent Android flagships have made up for this with computational photography, but iPhone users have been left...


[Sat Sep 7th 3:23 pm] How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac


Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the comp...


[Sat Sep 7th 3:00 pm] How Apple will spark an AR boom [Cult of Mac Magazine 313]


Apple’s long bet on augmented reality is about to pay off. Thanks to new tools for developers, and hardware that can handle the advanced apps they create, an AR revolution is in the offing. Find out...


[Sat Sep 7th 3:00 pm] 5 New Features the iPad Needs to Continue Thriving This Year


Since the latest Apple financial update, the iPad has actually been selling quite well. The newest iPad lineup must have been exactly what people were looking for, because 2019 has seen the strongest...


[Sat Sep 7th 2:41 pm] Apple’s iPhone 11 event kicks off on Tuesday, here’s everything you need to know


At this point, we’re just a few days away from Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 11 event. The stage was set last week, when Apple officially invited members of the media to Steve Jobs Theater fo...


[Sat Sep 7th 2:28 pm] iPhone 11: Battery life, smaller phones, privacy notifications are what you're looking for


We asked, you answered. Apple reveals details of next iPhones on Sept. 10th,       


[Sat Sep 7th 2:28 pm] iPhone 11: Battery life, smaller phones, privacy notifications are what you're looking for


We asked, you answered. Apple reveals details of next iPhones on Sept. 10th,       


[Sat Sep 7th 2:16 pm] New iPhones, Apple Watch refresh on tap for Apple’s special event Tuesday: Here’s what to expect


There will be three new models: “Pro” upgrades to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max and a replacement for the iPhone XR...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:53 pm] Apple lands Bryce Dallas Howard documentary ‘Dads’ for Apple TV+


Naturally, the film is a family affair produced by her father Ron Howard and his partner Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:30 pm] Get the skills you need to be a pro web and mobile developer [Deals]


If you want to catch the eye of potential employers, adding “web and mobile app development” to your resume is one of the best ways to do so. With the wildly discounted Complete Web and Mobile Dev...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:30 pm] This Microsoft Office training bundle is only $39 right now


If you’ve worked in an office (or even at home) at any point over the past thirty years, chances are you’ve used at least one Microsoft Office program. These ubiquitous tools—ranging from Excel...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:25 pm] Analysts: App Store seeing better-than-expected revenue growth due to entertainment category


Apple has shifted its focus to Services as part of its efforts to combat slowing iPhone sales. In a new investor note, Morgan Stanley now says the App Store could show better-than-expected revenue gr...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:22 pm] Apple Stores offer September 10 keynote livestreams


Apple Store special event livestreams have become part of the keynote viewing tradition, and next Tuesday’s event at Steve Jobs Theater is no exception. Apple has published session listings so you...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:07 pm] Twitch is coming to the Apple TV


Twitch, a live game streaming service, has released an Apple TV app public beta through TestFlight, giving users a chance to try out the service before it goes live.


[Sat Sep 7th 12:28 pm] Apple acquires ‘Dads’ documentary from actress Bryce Dallas Howard for Apple TV+


Earlier this week it was reported that Apple was teaming up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt for a new Apple TV+ drama series. Now, Variety reports that Apple has acquired the rights to a documentary from a...


[Sat Sep 7th 12:06 pm] Twitch launches public beta test of new app for Apple TV


Popular live game streaming service Twitch has launched a public beta of its upcoming Apple TV app through TestFlight. This marks the first time Twitch itself has launched an Apple TV application, th...


[Sat Sep 7th 11:54 am] Walmart stocking iPhone 11 cases ahead of Apple event


The iPhone 11 event kicks off on Tuesday. We have seen leaks of the new phone design all over the place at this point. We are also hearing increasingly of carrier and retailer preparations ahead of t...


[Sat Sep 7th 8:16 am] Apple’s tracking tags will reportedly use ultra-wideband for precision


While we've known for a while now that Apple is working on a Tile-like tracking device, what hasn't been clear is how the company plans to differentiate the product beyond its usual ecosystem tie-ins....


[Sat Sep 7th 7:18 am] Apple will live stream its iPhone 11 event on YouTube for the first time


Apple is planning to stream its iPhone 11 event on Google’s YouTube platform on Tuesday. It will mark the first time that Apple has ever streamed one of the company’s events on YouTube, and i...


[Sat Sep 7th 4:41 am] Grand opening: Apple Marunouchi arrives at Tokyo Station


Apple Marunouchi has opened its doors in the heart of Tokyo. The new flagship store is Apple’s most expansive in Japan and leads an extravaganza of retail updates throughout the country set to be r...


[Sat Sep 7th 1:18 am] First a Rainbow Logo, Now a Rainbow Cube; Apple, What Does it All Mean?!


The days are ticking down until Apple’s annual fall soiree, but that doesn’t mean the rumor mill has to stop churning any time soon. ...


[Sat Sep 7th 12:05 am] Apple to live stream September 10 iPhone 11 event on YouTube for the first time


Over the last several years, Apple has gradually been expanding the ways people can tune into its various keynotes. This year, Apple is further expanding its efforts and will stream the September 10t...


[Fri Sep 6th 11:19 pm] The 2020 iPhone will reportedly usher in an all-new design


Every iPhone looks the same, right?Well, eagle-eyed watchers would say no. If you look at iPhone models over the years, there have been changes - some


[Fri Sep 6th 11:09 pm] Defense Department wants Apple, Google to reveal names of gun scope app users, report says - CNET


It reportedly wants phone numbers and other identifying information too.


[Fri Sep 6th 10:02 pm] Apple extends deadline for HTML5 app guidelines


What you need to know Apple has extended the deadline for its new HTML5 app guidelines. The orignal September deadline was announced during WWDC 2019. The new deadline is March 3, 2020. Developers ha...


[Fri Sep 6th 10:02 pm] DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app


The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigati...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:52 pm] iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: Price, specs and features we expect on Sept. 10 - CNET


The 2020 iPhone sounds amazing. But what exactly are we going to see this year?


[Fri Sep 6th 9:48 pm] Apple Can Feel Its Reputation for Bulletproof Security Slipping Through Its Fingers


With its flagship iPhone event just a few days away, it appears that Apple is getting a little nervous about recent reports regarding the state of its lauded security features. On Friday, it took the...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:42 pm] Apple issues message about iOS security


Last week, Google published a blog about vulnerabilities that Apple fixed for iOS users in February. On its Newsroom page (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/09/a-message-about-ios-security/), Apple...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:41 pm] Expanded Altamonte Springs Apple Store now open


Apple’s retail store in Altamonte Springs, Florida, has reopened following just under eight months of construction and expansion work. The redesigned store completes a trifecta of recent projects i...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:26 pm] Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes scope of Google’s claim


Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that China’s Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:16 pm] DOJ wants Apple, Google to relinquish user data of rifle scope app


As part of an investigation into potential weapons export violations, the U.S. Department of Justice is demanding both Apple and Google furnish user information for a rifle scope monitoring...


[Fri Sep 6th 9:07 pm] Apple extends deadline for new HTML5 App Store guidelines to March 2020


At WWDC this past June, Apple shared updates on its guidelines for HTML5 use in iOS apps. Now Apple has announced that developers will have an extra six months to prepare their apps to meet the new g...


[Fri Sep 6th 8:42 pm] Leaked documents show Apple’s healthcare plans for Siri


This January, Tim Cook made the astonishing assertion that Apple’s greatest contribution as a company would be in healthcare. Now, nine months later, we might have a bit more of an idea what the hec...


[Fri Sep 6th 8:37 pm] DOJ asks Apple and Google for personal details of gun scope app users


Apple and Google have both been ordered by the US Department of Justice to share personal details like names, phone numbers, and IP addresses for the users of a specific gun scope app. The request co...


[Fri Sep 6th 8:27 pm] iPhone will finally get all-new design in 2020


Apple is just days away from unveiling the iPhone 11 lineup, but the rumor mill is already turning its attention to the 2020 iPhone. In his latest research note to investors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo clai...


[Fri Sep 6th 8:25 pm] Morgan Stanley: App Store is seeing very strong revenue growth ahead of a slew of new products and services


Net revenue for the App Store grew 25.8% year-on-year in August, up from the 18.9% year-on-year comparison for July, making it the strongest since February 2018, and the third-largest month-to-month a...


[Fri Sep 6th 7:59 pm] How Apple is saving the banks (for a fee)


Apple Card completely rethinks everything about the credit card. It represents all the things Apple stands for. Like simplicity, transparency, and privacy...