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[4:35 pm] After a long wait, Spotify finally arrives on the Apple Watch


It's about time that Spotify came out with an app for the Apple Watch.        


[4:35 pm] After a long wait, Spotify finally arrives on the Apple Watch


It's about time that Spotify came out with an app for the Apple Watch.        


[4:34 pm] 11-inch 2018 iPad Pro versus 10.5-inch 2017 iPad Pro performance, head to head


The new 2018 iPad Pro is a marvel of engineering, with a brilliant new design and a chip so powerful that it gives even the most premium laptops a run for their money. AppleInsider takes a...


[4:31 pm] Are higher-priced products bad news for Apple’s future?


Apple has launched a bevy of new products this fall, from iPhones to iPads to Macs and


[4:16 pm] Spotify Apple Watch App Debuts Today


The new integration with Apple Watch makes accessing your recently played songs simple, even with your phone in your pocket.


[4:13 pm] Spotify comes to Apple Watch with limited set of options


Spotify on Tuesday released a long-awaited native Apple Watch app, albeit missing some key features for now.


[4:00 pm] Cops say woman remotely wiped her iPhone held in evidence


With all of the data we keep on our smartphones these days, it’s no surprise that devices like the iPhone have become increasingly useful pieces of evidence in police investigations. After all, pori...


[3:56 pm] Remembering Stan Lee: An App Store Story


Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee passed away yesterday. Apple is featuring a story in the Today section of the App Store called Remembering Stan Lee. Today Apple celebrates Mr. Lee’s legacy with...


[3:56 pm] Spotify officially debuts its Apple Watch app


That didn't take long -- mere days after it became clear Spotify was testing an Apple Watch app, that client is now available to the masses. The streaming music giant has updated its iOS app with an...


[3:47 pm] Best Apple iPhone XS Max deals in November 2018: 100GB for £68/m on Vodafone


The biggest iPhone ever - the XS Max - is now around on some great deals, with its 6.5-inch amazing looking screen.SIM-free, the 64GB iPhone XS Max will


[3:36 pm] Typinator gets improved support for macOS Mojave


Ergonis Software has announced Typinator 7.8, a new version of their text expander for the Mac. It improves support for macOS Mojave. In particular, Typinator contains built-in helper applications tha...


[3:36 pm] This Week’s iTunes Movie Deals Includes Harry Potter Bundle


This week’s iTunes movie deals include Disney Movies and a Harry Potter bundle featuring all eight films, as well as other movie deals.


[3:30 pm] Apple has a plan as iPhone demand peaks; many suppliers don’t


As customers wait longer between upgrades and the smartphone market saturates...


[3:27 pm] Spotify releases ‘first version’ of its Apple Watch app with limited features


Spotify has released what it describes as the ‘first version’ of its new Apple Watch — suggesting more features will be coming in a future version. Spotify for Apple Watch first surfaced earlie...


[3:27 pm] Black Friday iPhone deals 2018: $150 off iPhone XR and XS, $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET


The iPhone discounts are just getting underway.


[3:25 pm] Amazon confirms New York City and Northern Virginia for new $2.5 billion corporate headquarters


Amazon has confirmed it will be setting up new corporate headquarters for its empire in New York City and Northern Virginia, putting to an end a year-long process where the major online ret...


[3:24 pm] Apple Releases Swift Playgrounds 2.2, Third Party Content Easier to Find


The What’s Next feature has also received an upgrade to improve the suggestions it makes, while touch gestures have been made more precise.


[3:18 pm] Screen Time flaw lets kids use Safari without limitations


iOS 12’s Screen Time feature is a great way of making sure that people, particularly children, don’t spend too long using their iOS devices. That’s an important goal, whether you’re worried ab...


[3:18 pm] Yet Another Facebook Vulnerability Found


Another Facebook vulnerability has been found that could have exposed information about users and their friends. The security company Imperva has released new details on a Facebook vulnerability that...


[3:16 pm] App Store honors Stan Lee with comic-inspired collection after passing


We lost Stan Lee at the age of 95 yesterday, and today Apple is honoring the legendary comic book creator with a special story in the App Store. “Storytelling wouldn’t be what it is today without...


[3:04 pm] iPhone Top Selling Phone at Alibaba Singles Day


Phones accounted for at least 100 million yuan ($14.36 million) in sales during the record-breaking event.


[3:02 pm] Pandora Podcasts Engine Launches in Beta Today


It will mix human curation and algorithms to suggest podcasts for you.


[3:00 pm] Pick up a new language with this interactive iPhone app [Deals]


The benefits of learning a second language are endless. Get fluent, and you can cruise around like a local during trips abroad, expand your business to overseas markets or simply keep your brain stimu...


[2:54 pm] Some Users Report Their Apple IDs Being Locked


A number of users are reporting that their Apple IDs have been locked on their iOS devices, with the reason for the issue unknown.


[2:51 pm] Google Traffic Was Hijacked, Routed Through Russia, China


In another BGP hijack, Google traffic was rerouted yesterday through Russia and China. This included Google Cloud, YouTube, and other services. Specifically, network connectivity to Google was instead...


[2:47 pm] Goldman Sachs is worried iPhone demand is ‘deteriorating’


Goldman Sachs has added its name to the number of financial institutions concerned about iPhone sales. “We are concerned that end demand for new iPhone models is deteriorating,” Goldman Sachs wrot...


[2:46 pm] Snapchat Adds Friendship Profiles, New Bitmoji


Snapchat is adding some features to its app, like Friendship Profiles, new Bitmoji, Bitmoji Stories, and Bitmoji Merch.


[2:42 pm] Apple reveals FUTURE iPhone design with one major change


APPLE has invented a smartphone screen that could make its next iPhone look completely different. The company has created rough designs for a futuristic iPhone that has a secret camera hidden beneath...


[2:30 pm] Apple confirms T2 security chip in new Macs prevents some third-party repairs


Apple’s annual October hardware event wrapped late last month with the announcements...


[2:09 pm] iPad Pro Diary: Talk of a 14.9-inch iPad doesn’t seem as crazy as it sounds


Even before the new compact 12.9-inch iPad went on sale, there was talk of even larger iPads.  Developer Steven Troughton-Smith made the case for a 14.9-inch iPad Pro, noting that this would allow t...


[2:04 pm] Future Lightning cables may create a water-tight seal when connected to the iPhone


Apple is continuing to find ways to make its devices more water resistant by protecting its ports from liquids, with the iPhone producer considering the possibility of adding elements to Li...


[2:00 pm] Snapchat launches new Friendship Profiles, Bitmoji merchandise for the holidays


As it faces mounting pressure from the likes of Instagram and Facebook, Snapchat is rolling out an update today with a focus on friends. Starting today, users can now view “Friendship Profiles” w...


[1:55 pm] Foxconn posts weaker than expected rise in third-quarter profit


Taiwan’s Foxconn posted a weaker than expected rise in quarterly profit amid warning signs...


[1:48 pm] This week’s best iTunes movie deals: Disney from $10, Harry Potter 8-film bundle $50, more


The iTunes movie store was refreshed this morning with a ton of new deals plus this week’s $1 HD rental. Headlining is various Disney titles at 50% off along with the complete 4K Harry Pottery c...


[1:48 pm] Apple updates Swift Playgrounds to version 2.2


Apple has updated Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app to teach kids of any age basic coding skills in Swift, to version 2.2. The upgrade — available at the Apple App Store — makes third-party conte...


[1:28 pm] New HTTP Version is Coming, Won’t Use TCP


A new HTTP version is coming, and it will work differently than previous versions. Instead of using TCP, it will use a Google technology called QUIC. In its continued efforts to make Web networking fa...


[1:21 pm] Naim Mu-so, Mu-so Qb and other speakers get AirPlay 2 support via firmware update


Top-tier hi-fi company Naim has announced that it is adding AirPlay 2 support to a number of its existing speakers via an over-the-air firmware update. It follows yesterday’s announcement that Bang...


[1:16 pm] Black Friday 2018 deals at Best Buy: Roku and OLED TVs, Sonos, Apple and Google - CNET


The original big box tech retailer busts out the bargains for the biggest sale day of the season.


[1:15 pm] Some users mysteriously locked out of Apple accounts


Multiple users have reported being locked out of their Apple devices, receiving messages stating that: “Your Apple ID has been locked for security reasons. To unlock it, you must verify your identit...


[1:14 pm] Mobiles.co.uk has launched pre-Black Friday deals on the iPhone XR and Samsung Galaxy A9


Black Friday is less than a fortnight away and retailers across the country are starting to launch massive promotions.  As we get closer to the big day, more and more retailers will start dropping pr...


[1:01 pm] Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: $50 off Fitbit Versa, $80 off Apple Watch - CNET


Fitbit, Apple Watch and Samsung -- we take a look at some of the best deals on these wearable devices ahead of Black Friday.


[1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Apple demands big damages from Samsung


September 13, 2013: Apple and Samsung head back to court to determine how much the Korean company must pay for copying the iPhone. Cupertino asks Samsung for $379 million in damages for ripping off ke...


[1:00 pm] Syncwire UNBREAKcable MFi-Certified Lightning Cable: $10.99


Check out the Syncwire UNBREAKcable, an MFi-Certified Lightning cable bend-tested for 30,000 charging cycles. It features a TPE jacket exterior and tinplate-wrapped inner wires. And it’s $10.99 thr...


[12:49 pm] Netflix update adds support for 2018 iPad Pro lineup


The Netflix app is now fully compatible with the new iPad Pro. It takes full advantage of the space offered by the latest Liquid Retina displays, which are the first iPad screens with rounded corners...


[12:46 pm] Americans check their phones 52 times a day, most want to cut back


The average American looks at their phone 52 times a day, up from 47 times last year. That’s one of the findings from the Deloitte 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey … The post Americans check...


[12:30 pm] Apple lost $190 billion in value over the past 5 weeks


Some Apple stats are pretty mind-boggling to get your head around, such as the fact that a modern midrange iMac Pro boasts 11x as many bytes of memory as every combined unit of the Apple II ever sold....


[12:27 pm] Apple IDs locked for unknown reasons for a number of iPhone users


A number of iPhone users have discovered their Apple ID has been locked on all of their Apple devices, preventing them from accessing stored data and related services, with the lockdowns oc...


[12:15 pm] Apple Supplier Lowers Outlook, Prompting Stock Slip


Apple stocks fell 5 percent on Monday (Nov. 12) morning after one of its suppliers slashed its outlook. According to CNBC, Lumentum, which makes lasers that can sense in 3D, announced the latest outl...


[12:10 pm] AAPL falls 5% on pessimistic supplier and analyst reports, Dow slides 600 points


AAPL’s stock price fell 5% in a single day yesterday in response to pessimistic supplier and analyst reports. That, coupled to unrelated concerns about Goldman Sachs and General Electric, saw the D...


[12:00 pm] Now is the best time to buy a new iPhone, Galaxy S9, Note 9, Pixel 3 - CNET


Is it smart to buy now, and our top tips on which features really matter in a new phone.


[12:00 pm] macOS: How to Resolve Permissions Problems after a Mac Migration


If your new computer isn’t working correctly after you migrate your data—especially if you’re getting weird permissions issues or the “macOS needs to repair your Library” error—then come c...


[12:00 pm] This year’s model: MacBooks sadly get better


Apple has once again gone and ruined everything you own by releasing new products.Writing for the sense of existential dread that is Business Insider, Kif Leswing says “I was really excited about...


[11:45 am] New Apple AirPods 2: When will we get the second-gen earphones?


We still believe that Apple will announce a new set of its all-conquering AirPods at some point in the near future. And could we get two new AirPod versions?


[11:22 am] Some iPhone users finding their Apple ID accounts have been inexplicably locked, requiring password resets


We haven’t quite yet worked out the pattern or the cause but we have received many reports of users waking up to find that their Apple ID has been locked, and plenty more are complaining on social...


[10:54 am] Price of Apple Beats headphones slashed to UNDER £50 at Very in early Black Friday sale


LOOKING for a swanky pair of headphones this Christmas? There’s a major discount on Apple Beats by Dre cans floating around online. Online retailer Very has knocked £40 off the price of Beats headp...


[10:53 am] Apple confirms T2 chip will block certain third-party repairs


Apple has confirmed that certain repairs for its new Macs, sporting the T2 chip, can only be carried out by officially sanctioned Apple repair shops. That’s because it contains software locks which...


[10:37 am] Spotify launches its Apple Watch app


Spotify is officially releasing its Apple Watch app today. The music streaming service started testing it earlier this month, but the Apple Watch app doesn’t allow you to sync songs for offlin...


[10:33 am] iPhone XR battery life is ‘literally INSANE’ according to ‘mind-blown’ Apple fans


APPLE fans are raving about the new iPhone XR’s battery life, with users describing it as “literally insane”. The iPhone XR is the cheapest of Apple’s 2018 smartphones, but appears to be beati...


[10:19 am] The best iPhone X deals of Black Friday 2018


The iPhone X has been discontinued by Apple, but you can still buy it from networks and third-party retailers. With Black Friday nearly here, find out how much the iPhone X costs, where to buy one and...


[9:28 am] Privitar study: data price angst grips the U.S.


U.S. consumers believe technological advancements pose a risk to their data privacy and feel it’s the responsibility of organizations to make the purpose of data use clear, according to a study by P...


[7:00 am] Coronation Street spoilers: Angie Appleton quizzed by police about husband Jude’s disappearance as Mary Taylor reports her son missing


MARY Taylor rubs her daughter-in-law Angie Appleton up the wrong way in Coronation Street next week when she calls the police and reports her son Jude as missing. The florist, played by Patti Clare in...


[6:00 am] Typinator 7.8 improves support for Mojave and is notarized by Apple


Ergonis Software today announced Typinator 7.8, a new version of their highly acclaimed text expander for macOS.Typinator is a powerful, yet elegantly simple solution that automates the process of ins...


[5:50 am] Apple says its T2 chip in newer Macs will run a diagnostic after some repairs that may make the computer inoperable if not repaired by Apple or its network (Nick Statt/The Verge)


Nick Statt / The Verge: Apple says its T2 chip in newer Macs will run a diagnostic after some repairs that may make the computer inoperable if not repaired by Apple or its network  —  Newer Macs...


[5:30 am] Pre-order HITCASE PRO for Xs MAX and Receive a SuperWide Lens


Vancouver based HIT Technologies, Inc. today launches their holiday sale. Pre-order a HITCASE PRO for the Xs MAX through November 19, 2018 and receive a complimentary HITCASE TrueLUX SuperWide lens. T...


[5:30 am] LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign at 50% off until November 18


Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign is available at 50% off until November 18 only. LinkOptimizer is workflow automation solution for InDesign that works with Photoshop to...


[5:30 am] Vitamin-R - Pomodoro Technique Productivity Tool goes to version 3


publicspace today is proud to announce version 3 of Vitamin-R, its innovative time boxing solution designed to overcome procrastination, retain focus and maintain motivation. Version 3 features a comp...


[4:00 am] 4 Humble Requests for Helping the iPhone Retain Its Smartphone Dominance


It’s too early to say for sure whether the XS, the XS Max, and the XR will be a hit or a flop with consumers. But there have still been a handful of signals that iPhone fans are starting to tire of...


[3:39 am] Amazon locks in on NYC & Northern Virginia for HQ2 after year-long search


After inviting offers from cities across the country in a high-profile bidding process, and whittling down the results, Amazon has finally settled on two locations for its new corporate hea...


[1:58 am] iPad Pro 11-Inch Teardown Shows Device’s Power


The new iPad Pro 11-inch contains eight speakers, a lot of silicon and a downgraded battery, according to a teardown conducted by the team at iFixit.


[1:45 am] HomeKit support for Molekule Air Purifier said to be nearing public rollout


HomeKit support for air purifiers has been somewhat of a sore thumb for many users, with Apple’s own HomeKit website proving as a source of unreliable information. Now, however, Molekule Air Purifi...


[1:33 am] Black Friday iPhone deals 2018: $150 off iPhone XR, XS, $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET


The iPhone discounts are just getting underway.


[1:07 am] Swift Playgrounds for iPad adds improved third-party content integration, more


Apple today has updated its Swift Playgrounds app with a handful of enhancements. Today’s update is the first to come to the app since April, and includes improvements to third-party content integr...


[12:30 am] Samsung’s Folding Smartphone Could Launch in March 2019 for $1,770


Last week, Samsung unveiled a prototype of its first foldable smartphone — a device based on the company’s proprietary Infinity Flex Display. Other than the fact that the device exists, few other...


[12:03 am] Apple And The Growing Price Of Privacy


You’ve heard it from Mac360 staffers for many years. “If everyone is out to get you, the paranoia is the right attitude to have.” Indeed, everyone is out to get you. Or, your money. After all, w...


[12:02 am] Microsoft Surface Pro vs. Apple iPad Pro


Product comparisons abound across the interwebs. Search Google for VPN and you’ll be treated to a laundry list of virtual private network services so deep you won’t know which one to pick. Likewis...


[12:01 am] Apple Already Has A Billion ‘Facebook Portals’


Watch TV much? If so, there is a good chance you’ve already viewed the Facebook Portal commercials a few dozen times. The Portal is like a static iPad on a stand with an always on camera, microphone...


[12:00 am] Why Apple Does Not Upgrade Basic Apps


Beyond the basic iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps most of us use each day are a second tier of tools which don’t receive as much love from Apple’s software engineers. On my list of apps that receive few...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:45 pm] Print Directly to Sticky Notes with this Tiny Printer: $149.99


I have a deal for the organized (or would-be organized) folks among us. It’s called the Cubinote Pro Sticky Note Printer, a tiny, dedicated printer for printing directly to sticky notes. Watch the...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:45 pm] Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: $50 off Fitbit Versa, $80 off Apple Watch - CNET


Fitbit, Apple Watch and Samsung -- we take a look at some of the best deals on these wearable devices ahead of Black Friday.


[Mon Nov 12th 11:44 pm] Apple confirms the T2 security chip in newer Macs prevents some third-party repairs


Last month, a leaked internal service document revealed that Apple’s T2 security chip can prevent some third-party repairs for Mac users. While details were unclear at the time, and it seemed as if...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:33 pm] Facebook fired top exec Palmer Luckey for supporting Donald Trump for President


Facebook Inc. executive and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey was a rising star of Silicon Valley...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:17 pm] TMO Background Mode Interview with Planetary Scientist Dr. Pascal Lee, Part II


This is Part II. Dr. Pascal Lee is a planetary scientist with the SETI Institute. He’s also Chairman of the Mars Institute, and Director of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project at NASA Ames Research Cente...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:15 pm] Five At Five: Apple Comes Out Big On Alibaba Singles Day


Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at the day’s payments and commerce news. Today’s coverage includes the latest results from China’s massive eCommerce spectacular, and eBay’s new bid to...


[Mon Nov 12th 10:26 pm] JP Morgan trims Apple price target to $266 on iPhone XR weakness, economic concerns


Samik Chatterjee from J.P.Morgan has very slightly cut the target price for Apple stock to $266 from $270...


[Mon Nov 12th 10:18 pm] Apple says T2 chip can limit third-party repairs for recent Macs


Yes, the reports were true -- Apple's T2 chip can potentially restrict third-party Mac repairs. The company confirmed to The Verge that the co-processor can limit third-party repairs for certain compo...


[Mon Nov 12th 10:14 pm] Apple was the top-selling smartphone maker during China’s ‘Singles Day’ shopping holiday


As our friends at 9to5Toys highlighted, yesterday marked Alibaba’s “Singles Day” shopping event. For those unfamiliar, Singles Day is similar to “Black Friday” in the United States, spearhe...


[Mon Nov 12th 10:10 pm] Stocks end 600 points lower on growth concerns ignited by Apple and cutback in oil production


A drop in technology companies like Apple sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, knocking 600 points off the Dow Jones industrial average in the afternoon.        


[Mon Nov 12th 9:55 pm] Apple: Risk Increases Dramatically



[Mon Nov 12th 9:35 pm] 5G iPhone probably can’t launch before 2020


The estimated release date for Intel’s first 5G modem makes it very unlikely a 5G iPhone will be released before 2020. Android devices with this speedy new cellular-wireless technology are expected...


[Mon Nov 12th 9:31 pm] Apple, iPhone suppliers lead major Silicon Valley stocks selloff


The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 600 points on Monday after Apple shares fell on worries of softening iPhone demand. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares fell 5 percent after one of its suppl...


[Mon Nov 12th 9:30 pm] Macs with T2 Chip Let You Split Audio Between Headphones, Speakers


Apple’s newest Mac and MacBook devices have an easily overlooked but welcome surprise addition, according to a new report. Essentially, it appears that new Mac products — including Apple’s recen...


[Mon Nov 12th 9:17 pm] Twitter grapples with fake Elon Musk accounts promoting bitcoin scams - CNET


Cryptocurrency scammers are promoting tweets through ads after they take over verified accounts.


[Mon Nov 12th 9:13 pm] Apple: Services-Led Margin Inflection



[Mon Nov 12th 9:02 pm] Stan Lee: ‘America Is a Dream’


Great little graphic essay Stan Lee wrote for The Atlantic in 2007.  ★ 


[Mon Nov 12th 9:00 pm] Enable this great Shoot Mode with Siri Shortcuts to take pictures in peace


This Shoot Mode shortcut suppresses notifications and launches the Camera app, ready for some uninterrupted photo-shooting. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


[Mon Nov 12th 8:44 pm] Is Apple’s new iPad Pro Smart Folio Cover worth $99?


If you buy a new iPad on launch day, and you want a cover or case...


[Mon Nov 12th 8:39 pm] Apple Launches Repair Program for iPhone X Devices with Touch Issues


Apple on Monday announced a new replacement program for 2017’s iPhone X owners who experience problems with display touch responsiveness. The company has determined that a display module component i...


[Mon Nov 12th 8:31 pm] iPhone XR shipments diluted by Apple iPhone XS, 8 and 7, analyst predicts - CNET


Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also reportedly expects a decline in shipments going into 2019.


[Mon Nov 12th 8:20 pm] What Do You Want In iOS 13?


It’s been just two months since iOS 12 was released, but people are already looking ahead to what Apple might do with the next iteration of its mobile operating system. MacWorld‘s Jason Cross has...


[Mon Nov 12th 8:20 pm] Optimistic analyst gets gloomy about iPhone XR


Ming-Chi Kuo just lowered his estimates for the number of iPhone XR units that will sell over the next year. That’s a real turnaround, as this analyst had previously been bullish on Apple’s latest...


[Mon Nov 12th 8:01 pm] Dow plunges 400 points as Apple leads tech retreat


The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 400 points on Monday after a big decline in Apple shares...


[Mon Nov 12th 7:56 pm] Apple may release a 5G iPhone in 2020 after all - CNET


Intel has unveiled its new 5G chip, which will be available in late 2019.


[Mon Nov 12th 7:44 pm] 5 Ways to Improve Your Face ID Scan’s Success


When first introduced, Face ID was a bold new security feature that allowed people to sign in and unlock their iPhones hands-free, thanks to face detection technology. Although positively retrieved, i...


[Mon Nov 12th 7:39 pm] Latest ‘Apple News Exclusive’ shares excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming memoir


In a continued effort to push the Apple News platform, Apple has today published an exclusive story, giving an excerpt from former First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming book, Becoming. The post La...


[Mon Nov 12th 7:35 pm] Stock market falls, weighed down by Apple, other big tech companies


A drop in technology companies like Apple sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, knocking 500 points off the Dow Jones industrial average in the afternoon.        


[Mon Nov 12th 7:30 pm] Stylish New Leather AirPods Case


AirPods are hugely popular but, let’s be honest, the charging case is hardly the most chic item Apple has ever released. Accessories maker NOMAD may have solved that problem. On Thursday, they are g...


[Mon Nov 12th 7:29 pm] Black Friday iPhone deals 2018: $150 off iPhone XR, XS, $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET


The iPhone discounts are just getting underway.


[Mon Nov 12th 7:26 pm] Intel’s new 5G modem might power Apple’s first 5G iPhones


2019 is shaping up to be a big year for 5G...


[Mon Nov 12th 7:14 pm] Get These New iPhone Features Right Now


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[Mon Nov 12th 7:05 pm] Bosch and TfL Want Tech to Help Tackle London Transport Issues


Transport for London and Bosch have come together to provide startups with a space in which they can try and solve some of London’s biggest transport problems


[Mon Nov 12th 7:00 pm] Drive-by shooting suspect remotely wipes iPhone X, charges with tampering


A cellphone seized by police as part of an investigation into a drive-by shooting last month...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:58 pm] Software Security Reviews, New Apple Product Treadmill – TMO Daily Observations 2018-11-12


Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the Software security audits and the Apple Product Treadmill.


[Mon Nov 12th 6:49 pm] Twelve South Journal for MacBook Air and Pro launches as a luxury leather case alongside Journal Caddysack for accessories


The Twelve South Journal for MacBook is the company’s latest Apple accessory. With the option to use your MacBook while it’s in the case or easily remove it, the beautiful zippered, leather cas...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:42 pm] The End of ‘Beautygate’


The iPhone XS and XS Max came with a feature called SmartHDR that increased the dynamic range of photos.  It also reduced the local contrast and the phone’s performance in low light. The lowlight...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:40 pm] Apple iPhone Outsells Samsung, Huawei On Alibaba’s Singles Day


Alibaba’s 24-hour Singles Day not only broke records for the Chinese eCommerce leader, but Apple emerged as the top-selling mobile phone vendor during the shopping event. According to news from CN...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:40 pm] Apple shares slide 5 percent on lowered profit forecast by iPhone XR supplier


iPhone anxiety is hitting Apple’s stock again. Shares of the tech giant slid as much as 5 percent Monday on a profit warning from a parts supplier for the company’s new iPhone XR — a new, lower-...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:40 pm] Black Friday 2018 deals at Best Buy: Roku and OLED TVs, Sonos, Apple and Google - CNET


The original big box tech retailer busts out the bargains for the biggest sale day of the season.


[Mon Nov 12th 6:36 pm] Was Apple Too Conservative?



[Mon Nov 12th 6:27 pm] Sir Jonny Ive Designs Unique Diamond Ring for (RED) Auction


Sir Jonny Ive has designed a unique diamond ring carved from a single diamond that will be sold for charity.


[Mon Nov 12th 6:20 pm] Netflix for iOS updated with new iPad Pro resolution support


A few days after the release of the new iPad Pros, which feature Liquid Retina displays, Netflix for iOS has today been updated to support the new screen resolutions. The post Netflix for iOS upda...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:13 pm] Facebook is currently down for most users


Many Facebook users are seeing the social media service as currently inaccessible. The post Facebook is currently down for most users appeared first on 9to5Mac.


[Mon Nov 12th 6:12 pm] ‘An Unshakable Humanism’ — Michael Chabon on Stan Lee


Michael Chabon, on Instagram: Some people are influences. Others — a rare few — rearrange the very structure of your neurons. Stan Lee’s creative and artistic contribution to the Marvel pant...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:03 pm] Parallels Toolbox for Mac and Windows 1-Year Subscription: $9.99


We have a deal on a 1-year subscription to Parallels Toolbox for Mac and Windows. This software features more than 30 tools accessible from a single interface, including: Airplane Mode, Alarm, Archi...


[Mon Nov 12th 6:03 pm] Ming-Chi Kuo trims iPhone XR lifecycle unit shipment estimates by 30 million


Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note today, cutting his shipment estimates for the iPhone XR...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:51 pm] First Intel 5G modem product moved up, said to be used in iPhone testing next year


Intel is believed to be supplying 5G modem chips for Apple’s iPhone starting in 2020. However, Intel is looking to produce its 5G chips sooner than previously planned, which could be important to t...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:46 pm] Native Instruments releases two exclusive Sounds Originals


Native Instruments has released two new Sounds Originals packs on Sounds.com: one from award-winning composer and producer Robot Koch, and another from producer and rapper Catnapp.  Koch’s pack fea...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:45 pm] Free app boosts iPhone internet speed and privacy


A new application has the potential to speed up internet access on your iPhone. And Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 app certainly makes everything you do online more private. What it’s doing is a bit technic...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:33 pm] Apple designer Jony Ive dreams up an all-diamond ring - CNET


No silver. No gold. All sparkle.


[Mon Nov 12th 5:31 pm] 9to5Toys Lunch Break: Anker Accessories from $9, Bose QC 35 Wireless Headphones $265, ecobee4 HomeKit Thermostat $199, more


9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay 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 sur...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:24 pm] Bang & Olufsen rolling out AirPlay 2 updates over coming months


After announcing its support earlier this year, Bang & Olufsen is finally rolling out its AirPlay 2 updates for select speakers over the next few months. The post Bang & Olufsen rolling out AirPlay...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:22 pm] 5 Great Tips for Working on a Mac at Night or in Low Light


Are you a night time Mac user? Many of us are, and MacOS has a lot of great features that can improve low light computing experiences. Whether you’re working in the dim evening or late at night, or...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:13 pm] JP Morgan trims AAPL target to $266 on iPhone XR weakness, economic concerns


Samik Chatterjee from J.P.Morgan has very slightly cut the target price for Apple stock to $266 from $270 because of the overall economic climate, and the so-far "tepid" response to the iPh...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:05 pm] Concept: Reimagining the Photos app to tell the stories of your memories


We take photos to capture moments. A great photo can fill in the blanks of our memory, instantly recalling forgotten details and conversations otherwise lost to time. But has looking at a photo ever...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:00 pm] Apple’s MacBook Pro vs. iPad Pro: Which should you buy?


You might want to sit down for this: The iPad Pro is more powerful than the MacBook Pro...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:00 pm] The Silk Wallet Slayer Vol.1 iPhone case is a bargain


Leave your wallet at home; carry your credit cards in your iPhone case instead. Silk makes nice cases at bargain prices, and the Wallet Slayer Vol.1 iPhone Case is no exception. With a pocket on the...


[Mon Nov 12th 5:00 pm] The Silk Wallet Slayer Vol.1 iPhone case is a bargain


Leave your wallet at home; carry your credit cards in your iPhone case instead. Silk makes nice cases at bargain prices, and the Wallet Slayer Vol.1 iPhone Case is no exception. With a pocket on the...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:50 pm] iPhone X Display Module Replacement Program FAQ: Everything you need to know


As the first completely redesigned iPhone in years, the iPhone X wasn’t without its share of issues when it launched. Apple seemingly fixed most of them via a stream of software updates, but many...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:35 pm] Redesigned Apple Alderwood Mall opens November 17th


After closing on February 25th, Apple’s Lynnwood, Washington store at Alderwood Mall will reopen this Saturday, November 17th at 10:00 A.M. The store will sport an all-new design and significantly...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:33 pm] More bad news for Apple, chip stocks



[Mon Nov 12th 4:32 pm] Volkswagen vehicles get Siri Shortcuts and voice control to unlock, flash lights, check mileage, more


Volkswagen is out with an update to its Car-Net iOS app that brings Siri voice control and Siri Shortcuts to a handful of useful features. The post Volkswagen vehicles get Siri Shortcuts and voice...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:21 pm] 13-inch MacBook Pro SSD service program FAQ: Everything you need to know


Despite Apple’s push to turn all Mac professionals into Touch Bar devotees, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a traditional row of function keys has remained quite popular. If you own one, you might b...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:00 pm] 9+ Great Tips to Replace Your Work Computer with an iPad


Apple recently announced its redesigned iPad Pro with an edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display, Face ID, performance updates and much more. Alongside it they released a new Folio Case and Apple Pencil. A...


[Mon Nov 12th 4:00 pm] Jony Ive and Marc Newson design the ultimate diamond ring – made of 100% diamond


Apple design chief Jony Ive often speaks about his fascination with understanding different materials...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:56 pm] Unlock Your Volkswagen With Siri


Volkswagen is now letting iPhone users unlock their car with Siri. The VW Car-Net app has support for shortcuts. iOS users can now use Siri to lock and unlock their car, check estimate mileage with th...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:50 pm] Apple Offering Free iPhone X Screen Replacements


A support document from Apple found a problem with certain iPhone X models that may cause a certain component of the display module to fail.


[Mon Nov 12th 3:49 pm] iPhone XR sales estimates slashed by Ming-Chi Kuo, similar to his iPhone X prognostications


Ming-Chi Kuo has cut expectations for sales of the iPhone XR for the next year by 30 percent to 70 million, based on a possibility of a trade war with China, and other factors possibly weig...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:41 pm] Netflix updated its app to resolve an early annoyance with Apple’s new iPad Pro


Netflix today released an update for its iOS app that adds full support for Apple’s latest iPad Pro tablets. The devices went on sale last Wednesday, and early buyers quickly discovered someth...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:40 pm] These Hearing Aids can be Calibrated With Your iPhone


LifeEar hearing aids can be calibrated with your iPhone. The LifeEar app connects LifeEar CORE hearing aids and your mobile device. Use your smartphone or tablet to control settings and personalize h...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:38 pm] Kuo cuts iPhone XR shipment estimates from 100 million to 70 million, forecasts YOY decline in iPhone sales for first quarter of 2019


TF Industries’ Ming-Chi Kuo has cut his estimates for iPhone XR shipments significantly, from 100 million to 70 million, through September 2019.  Kuo blames negative consumer confidence due to ong...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:28 pm] Stan Lee Dies at 95


Alexander F. Remington and Michael Cavna, writing for The Washington Post: Traditionally, comics were drawn from a screenplay-like script provided by the writer. Instead, Mr. Lee said, he would of...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:28 pm] Bitwarden Passes Third Party Security Audit


During the tests performed by Cure53, five vulnerabilities were found. Only one vulnerability needed immediate action.


[Mon Nov 12th 3:11 pm] [Sponsor] Square Reader SDK


You might know us for our little white reader, but did you know that Square Developer has a suite of APIs and SDKs to help you take payments in-person and online? Square Reader SDK allows you to use S...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:09 pm] This easy iPhone trick will make your videos look WAY better


THERE’S an easy way to improve the quality of your iPhone video recordings. That’s because Apple sets your iPhone to film footage at a lower quality to save storage space – but you can change th...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:02 pm] Kids Are Being Raised in a Cashless Society


Contactless payments and bank apps are introducing kids to a cashless society. Some parents are using these apps instead of forking over cash allowances.  “Young people are seeing less and less cas...


[Mon Nov 12th 3:00 pm] Score top-rated VPN protection for 1/3 the usual price [Deals]


If you’re traveling this holiday season, you’ll encounter more bugs than the cold or flu. Using public WiFi is a prime way to face malware, identity theft, and other online threats. So you’ll wa...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:57 pm] iFixit’s iPad Pro and Apple Pencil teardown raises tantalizing possibility


The new iPad Pro 11-inch sports narrower bezels, curvy LCD corners, and cutting edge silicon...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:53 pm] Tests of a Cheaper Netflix Subscription in the Works


The company wants to experiment with a fourth subscription tier in an effort to increase its user base.


[Mon Nov 12th 2:45 pm] Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Is ‘Consodering’ an Edit Button to Fix Typos in Tweets


It’s perfectly reasonable for something as advanced as an “Edit” button to take a multi-billion dollar company years to consider.  ★ 


[Mon Nov 12th 2:40 pm] Citibank is worried about weak iPhone XR sales


Financial services group Citibank has concerns about iPhone XR demand — and it’s worried that this will affect chip stocks. In a new note to clients, Citi analyst Atif Malik downgraded Skyworks So...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:31 pm] Does Wiping an iPhone Count as Destroying Evidence?


An iPhone X seized as part of an investigation was remotely wiped by its owner. This begs the question: Does wiping an iPhone count as destruction of evidence? Police believe Juelle L. Grant, 24, of W...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:28 pm] 2018 iPad Pro teardown reveals a bunch of big improvements


iFixit has finally gotten around to tearing apart the 2018 iPad Pro. Unsurprisingly, it has discovered lots of big improvements under the hood of Apple’s latest tablet, and more chips than you can s...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:19 pm] Analysts negative on iPhone shipments



[Mon Nov 12th 2:14 pm] How Apple’s iOS 12.1 fixed the iPhone XS ‘beautygate’ effect


Apple with its latest iPhone XS and XS Max models introduced a new camera feature called Smart HDR...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:12 pm] Jony Ive’s latest design is the ultimate diamond ring – made only of diamond …


Apple design chief Jony Ive often speaks about his fascination with understanding different materials as part of the design process, and his latest project may just be the ultimate example … The...


[Mon Nov 12th 2:00 pm] iFixit teardown of 11-inch iPad Pro and Apple Pencil raises intriguing possibility


One thing you can be sure of with any new Apple device: it won’t be long before iFixit takes it apart to show us what’s inside, and assess how repairable it is. The company has today published it...


[Mon Nov 12th 1:51 pm] Apple confirms its T2 security chip blocks some third-party repairs of new Macs


Apple’s annual October hardware event wrapped late last month with the announcements of a new MacBook Air and a revamped Mac mini. Both computers, like the newest MacBook Pro and last year’s...


[Mon Nov 12th 1:47 pm] Dow Tumbles 461 Points on Apple, Goldman Weakness


The day got off to a bad start, when Lumentum Holdings said that one of its suppliers–presumably Apple–had cut orders for “laser diodes for 3-D sensing.”


[Mon Nov 12th 1:46 pm] A Couple of Alternatives to That CloudFlare App


Named after the DNS address it uses—1.1.1.1—it promises a quick and easy privacy fix.


[Mon Nov 12th 1:45 pm] Apple supplier Lumentum slashes outlook after large customer requests shipment cut


Lumentum Holdings Inc. today announced updated business outlook...


[Mon Nov 12th 1:31 pm] Create a Floating License Server for Any App


Excel Software announces QuickLicense Server 2.0 for macOS and Windows. A developer can generate a vendor-branded, floating license system for their Mac, Windows or Linux applications. Generate a vend...


[Mon Nov 12th 1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Cupertino salivates over the restaurant biz


November 12, 1996: Apple lays out a wild plan to get into the restaurant business, saying it will open a chain of Apple Cafes. A bit like Apple Stores without the computers and iPhones for sale, the r...


[Mon Nov 12th 1:00 pm] How to shift an email address from one Apple ID to another


You can’t merge two Apple ID accounts, those hubs of your iCloud, iTunes, and other Apple online identities. However, you can shift an email from one Apple ID to another if the email isn’t one...


[Mon Nov 12th 12:37 pm] Now it’s easier to protect your browsing privacy on iOS devices with 1.1.1.1 app


Cloudflare has made it easier for you to protect your browsing privacy on iOS and Android devices with a new 1.1.1.1 app … The post Now it’s easier to protect your browsing privacy on iOS devic...


[Mon Nov 12th 12:33 pm] Stocks Slide as Apple Raises Concern on Two Fronts


Stocks were lower to start the week, as tech remains a focal point for investors, although worries about global growth persist.


[Mon Nov 12th 12:30 pm] Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: $50 off Fitbit Versa, $80 off Apple Watch - CNET


Fitbit, Apple Watch and Samsung -- we take a look at some of the best deals on these wearable devices ahead of Black Friday.


[Mon Nov 12th 12:30 pm] Bridge Mode, APFS, and Tips from MacTech – Mac Geek Gab 735


Dave’s back from MacTech and boy is his brain tired from absorbing as much knowledge as he could. He and John talk through a bunch of that, including some important new APFS knowledge, Cool Stuff Fo...


[Mon Nov 12th 12:10 pm] Some Apple iPhone X, MacBook Models Experience Tech Issues


Apple, the Cupertino, California iPhone maker, has identified issues that are negatively impacting some iPhone X smartphones and 13-inch MacBook Pro products, which the company said it will fix for fr...


[Mon Nov 12th 12:05 pm] Some displays on iPhone X have touch issues, Apple says


Apple confirmed through a newly announced replacement program some models of the iPhone X have issues with the display.        


[Mon Nov 12th 12:05 pm] Some displays on iPhone X have touch issues, Apple says


Apple confirmed through a newly announced replacement program some models of the iPhone X have issues with the display.        


[Mon Nov 12th 12:00 pm] Where to find Black Friday deals on Apple products


If you’re looking for good deals on Apple products this Black Friday, don’t head to the Apple Store itself. Apple’s “deals” typically amount to little more than gift cards, and even those...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:57 am] Jack Dorsey says the company is trying to figure out how to edit a tweet


The Google search ‘How to edit a tweet’ currently results in 321 million different ways of telling you that you can’t. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that he recognizes people want the ability t...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:54 am] iPhone triumphs over local rivals on record Chinese shopping day


The iPhone outsold Chinese rivals on Alibaba platforms during China’s Singles Day on November 11. Singles’ Day is a holiday in which people not in a relationship buy themselves gifts. Alibaba, the...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:50 am] One more reason to get Amazon Prime: The iPhone XS and iPhone XR are coming to Amazon


Amazon and Apple have inked a new deal, a report revealed over the weekend, which will bring all of Apple’s latest products, except for the HomePod, to Amazon.com. In other words, you have one more...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:50 am] News of an Amazon-Apple Team-Up Hit Best Buy Last Week. Now What?


It was a black Friday for Best Buy. Will the stock recover in time for Thanksgiving?


[Mon Nov 12th 11:46 am] Fortnite is firing a mounted turret into Battle Royale


This week’s Fortnite update will bring a mounted turret to Battle Royale. The new weapon will need to be fixed to the ground and is likely to pack a ton of power — but you’ll need to watch how y...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:30 am] Apple admits some iPhones and MacBooks are BROKEN – here’s how to get your free repair


APPLE has announced that two of its most popular gadgets have major flaws. Affected customers who bought last year’s iPhone X, or a specific MacBook model, are now eligible for free repairs. The iss...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:14 am] Broadway ditches heavy production books for iPads


Broadway producers are ditching the heavy, 10-pound production books they currently use for shows in favor of iPads. These books contain details — swapped out for each new production — about scrip...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:07 am] Apple Might Have a Problem in Emerging Markets, Too


JPMorgan analyst Samik Chatterjee adjusted his price target to $266 from $270 for Apple stock, citing the risk of economic growth slowdowns in several countries due to currency moves.


[Mon Nov 12th 11:00 am] Black Friday iPhone deals 2018: $150 off iPhone XR, XS, $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET


The iPhone discounts are just getting started.


[Mon Nov 12th 11:00 am] iOS 13 Wishlist: 10 ways Apple can unleash the potential of the iPhone and iPad


I’m very happy with iOS 12. It’s one of Apple’s best iOS releases in years. Part of the reason it worked out so well is that Apple didn’t bite off more than it could chew—nearly all of iO...


[Mon Nov 12th 11:00 am] Ring Stick Up Cam Wired (2018) review: Ring finally has an indoor security camera


The Ring Stick Up Cam Wired is a strong entry into the indoor security camera space from Ring.