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[Sat Jul 20th 5:48 pm] South African Creatives Grapple Over Copyright Amendment Bill


DURBAN–The South African government is planning to update its four-decade-old copyright legislation, but what that means for filmmakers was up for debate during a contentious and often heated sessio...


[Sat Jul 20th 5:01 pm] Apple @ Work: Top 3 mistakes Apple IT managers make [Video Webinar]


Apple @ Work is brought to you by Jamf, the standard in Apple management. Learn more at Jamf.com/9to5mac. Many of you know me from my writing here at 9to5Mac. I post a few articles each week that ar...


[Sat Jul 20th 5:00 pm] Here Are 5 Electronic Devices You Should Never Buy Used


There was a time where Amazon, eBay, and free shipping weren’t a thing. (If you’re too young to remember, ask your elders). You didn’t complain when something shipped in one to two weeks, instea...


[Sat Jul 20th 3:20 pm] TSMC ready to make super speedy CPUs for 2020 iPhone


The CFO of TSMC says her company will begin volume production of 5nm chips in the first half of 2020. This Taiwanese foundry manufactures all Apple’s processors, and its move to 5nm is right on time...


[Sat Jul 20th 3:13 pm] How to Delete Microsoft AutoUpdate from Mac


Want to delete Microsoft AutoUpdate from a Mac? Perhaps you uninstalled Microsoft Office or some other Microsoft applications from the Mac and thus have no further need for Microsoft applications to a...


[Sat Jul 20th 3:00 pm] Don’t Travel with a Group Ever Again without These Game-Changing Apps


The summer months are the perfect time to travel. But if you’re going away with a group, it can become a bit trickier to coordinate. You’ll need to work together to book flights, places to stay, e...


[Sat Jul 20th 3:00 pm] To the moon! iPhone vs. Apollo Guidance Computer [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 306]


Fifty years after the Apollo moon mission, the leaps in mankind’s computing power continue to amaze. For instance, did you know an iPhone could manage 120 million moon missions at once? Get the stor...


[Sat Jul 20th 2:54 pm] TikTok ramps up Instagram competition as it tests copycat ‘Discover’ page, more


Viral video sharing and creation app TikTok is setting its sights on Instagram with a new round of interface changes and more. As detailed by TechCrunch, TikTok is testing a “Discover” tab, a red...


[Sat Jul 20th 2:20 pm] Review: Two weeks abroad with Anker’s PowerPort Atom PD 2 gallium nitride (GaN) charger for USB-C and Lightning devices


I recently spent two weeks abroad in Italy, France, and Germany and I took along the new Anker PowerPort Atom PD 2 gallium nitride (GaN) charger...


[Sat Jul 20th 2:00 pm] Annual ‘Voice Tech Report’ predicts Apple will launch a ‘SiriOS’ in 2020


Mangrove Capital Partners is out this week with its Voice Tech Report for 2019. This annual report covers the growing adoption of voice assistants, and makes an interesting prediction for Siri in 202...


[Sat Jul 20th 2:00 pm] How to monitor and check your blood pressure with Apple Watch - CNET


You can measure your heart rate at home using your Apple Watch if you have the right tools.


[Sat Jul 20th 2:00 pm] This neat stand turns your Apple Watch into a classic Apple iPod


Image: Elago Accessories company Elago recently its latest product, a neat stand that makes your Apple Watch look like a classic iPod (via 9to5Mac). The W6 stand works with all of Apple’s Wat...


[Sat Jul 20th 1:32 pm] Instagram ‘Tag Cleaners’ Are Fighting Against Digital Vandalism


Megan Farokhmanesh, writing for The Verge: Tag cleaners, as they call themselves, drown out gore, harassment, and more by flooding a user’s tagged photos with pleasant images. It’s benevolent...


[Sat Jul 20th 1:30 pm] Using Peloton bikes and treadmills with Apple Watch, Music, and Health


I’ve been exploring the world of Peloton since the exercise bike showed up in my home office last week...


[Sat Jul 20th 12:55 pm] Apple files for Apple Card & Apple Pay Cash trademarks in Canada


Apple is looking at bringing the Apple Card and Apple Pay Cash to Canada, expanding beyond the U.S., according to recent trademark filings.


[Sat Jul 20th 12:25 pm] Twitter says it’s adding more context to ‘this tweet is unavailable’ messages


Twitter has announced that it will soon roll out a change that adds more context to missing tweets in conversations. Currently, you might see a notice saying “this tweet is unavailable,” but with...


[Sat Jul 20th 12:12 pm] Today’s Proceeds From the Apollo Reddit App Are Going to the SPCA


Christian Selig: So yeah, to try to help some today 100% of Apollo’s proceeds (every penny I make) will be donated to the local SPCA animal shelter. Apollo’s free to download with a Pro versio...


[Sat Jul 20th 11:26 am] Our best deals on awesome Apple Watch accessories


Treat yourself to some new Apple Watch bands and accessories and enjoy some big discounts on the Cult of Mac Watch Store. We have gorgeous aluminum link bracelets, premium charging stands that work wi...


[Sat Jul 20th 1:07 am] Apple Music Launches ‘Rap Life’ Playlist


Apple Music announced the launch of “Rap Life,” a new global playlist focusing on contemporary rap artists and culture. It replaces the former “The A-List: Hip-Hop” playlist. Said Ebro Darden,...


[Fri Jul 19th 11:01 pm] Apple offers $9.99 DC superhero movies and space race films under $10


This weekend, get in touch with your inner superhero and explore a selection of movies...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:31 pm] Apollo Space in the News, Apple’s Russia Conundrum – TMO Daily Observations 2019-07-19


Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join guesthost Bryan Chaffin to look at all the awesome Apollo and space content that’s available around the Moon Landing’s 50th anniversary. They also talk about a...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:29 pm] Boston Dynamics is Ready to Sell a Robot Dog: Spot


Soon we’ll be living with robot companions. Boston Dynamics is making it happen.


[Fri Jul 19th 10:28 pm] Help with Your 64-Bit Transition to macOS Catalina


In Rants & Raves Episode #340 Dr. Mac explains the transition to 64-bit only computing macOS 10.15 Catalina will bring this Fall and what it means to you.


[Fri Jul 19th 10:00 pm] Apollo Reddit developer donating all proceeds from Saturday’s sales to SPCA animal shelter


Following up on a successful donation campaign last year, the developer behind the highly popular iOS Reddit app Apollo is again giving 100% of proceeds from Saturday’s sales to the SPCA animal sh...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:26 pm] Time for Apple to dump the Intel slug for AMD’s powerhouse 7nm chips


Intel has been stuck in a bit of a quagmire as of late...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:22 pm] Have multiple Apple Health data sources? Here’s how to get the best results


Apple’s Health app is a great place to see a summary of your activity and other health data. But if you have multiple devices that are acting as sources for the same data, you may get the best resu...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:20 pm] In Honor of Apollo 11, Orbitrack Will Be Free on July 20th


Southern Stars Group, LLC has released the following: On the 50thanniversary of Apollo 11’s first manned moon landing, a new iOS app – Orbitrack – lets you explore the universe of spacecraft in...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:12 pm] Some Users May Be Entitled to $300 in Apple Battery Class-Action Lawsuit


Apple has been hit with a class-action lawsuit in Quebec alleging that the lithium-ion batteries in its products don’t last a “reasonable” amount of time. The Lawsuit The lawsuit, which was rece...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:50 pm] Apple Card: U.S. launch is imminent


The Apple Card, first announced in March and slated for release this summer, is gearing up for its launch...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:22 pm] What happens when you replace one of your car’s tire with 200 Lightning cables?


Have you ever wondered what would happen if you tried to use 200 Lightning cables as a tire for your car?


[Fri Jul 19th 8:21 pm] PSA: Ransom Scammers Will Use This New Method to Lock You out of Your iPhone


Authorities in Singapore are warning residents of a new ransom scam targeting iPhone users in the area. Ransomware and similar attacks are nothing new, but this particularly scam involves some devious...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:20 pm] Apple Card might come to Canada soon


Canadians should start polishing up their credit ratings, as they soon may be able to apply for a shiny new Apple Card. The US launch of this credit card will happen in the coming weeks. Canada might...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:04 pm] Introducing Apple @ Work, a new 9to5Mac series covering Apple in the enterprise


Since March of 2018, I’ve written a weekly column called Making the Grade covering Apple in K-12 education. A lot of the content I’ve wanted to cover has leaned a little into the enterprise (corp...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:00 pm] Apple trademark filing hints at Apple Card launch in Canada


Apple Inc. has filed a Canadian application to trademark brand names for its consumer credit card, Apple Card...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:46 pm] Stuff $20,000 in your ears with these diamond AirPods


Los Angeles designer Ian Delucca customized AirPods with gold and diamonds for a series that “guides us into new relationships with the material world.” And you can have that relationship with the...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:44 pm] How to use faster Context Menus in Apple’s latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 betas


The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:35 pm] Apple May Release SiriOS Next Year – But What Is It and Why Does It Matter?


Apple may announce the release of a new operating system called SiriOS at next year’s WWDC, according to a “Voice Tech 2019” report by investment firm Mangrove. But what exactly would a SiriOS e...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:30 pm] Apple plans to open office in Westbank’s glitzy Vancouver Tower


Apple Inc. plans to open an office in one of Vancouver’s most hotly anticipated developments...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:20 pm] Jony Ive Describes the 20th Anniversary Macintosh in 1997


This was so early in Ive’s career that he still had hair, and went by “Jon Ive”. The 20th Anniversary Mac was a weird beast, starting with the fact it commemorated the 20th anniversary of the co...


[Fri Jul 19th 7:19 pm] Save $20 on this brilliant charging stand for iPhone and Apple Watch


Clear cable clutter with the brilliant HiRise Duet stand from Twelve South. It charges your iPhone and Apple Watch simultaneously, and it looks darn gorgeous while it’s doing it. Order yours today a...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:31 pm] Apple Watch saves UK man’s life after warning him of heart problems


A father received life saving surgery after his Apple Watch warned him he had a low heart rate...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:28 pm] Apple prepping to launch the Apple Card in Canada


What you need to know The Apple Card is making its way to Canada. Apple field trademark applications for the Apple Card and Apple Cash with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. It might be a wh...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:28 pm] Apple prepping to launch the Apple Card in Canada


What you need to know The Apple Card is making its way to Canada. Apple field trademark applications for the Apple Card and Apple Cash with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. It might be a wh...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:21 pm] How to Set an Alarm on Apple Watch


Want to use your Apple Watch as an alarm clock? Whether you wear your Apple Watch to bed, or use it in nightstand clock mode, you can set your Apple Watch to function as an alarm clock. There are a fe...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:20 pm] The dangerous reason you still can’t make in-flight phone calls


Dozens of airplanes still have equipment subject to cellular phone interference. This is one of the reasons why iPhones and Androids have to be in airplane mode during flight. Fortunately, this danger...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:19 pm] San Mateo Apple Store planning expansion to Hillsdale Shopping Center North Block


Apple is preparing to relocate its retail store in San Mateo, California to a substantially larger outdoor space. The move is one of many changes coming to Hillsdale Shopping Center, which is in the...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:00 pm] Most Americans have swiped their way into a serious relationship


The most popular dating apps, according to the survey of 400 Americans, are Tinder, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid...


[Fri Jul 19th 6:00 pm] How to save all open tabs to a folder in iOS 13 Safari


In iOS 13, Safari can save all your open tabs into a new bookmark folder, so you can open them all again with a single tap. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


[Fri Jul 19th 5:56 pm] Google Honors Margaret Hamilton With Portrait Bigger Than Central Park


In a project called Margaret by Moonlight, Google honors Apollo 11’s programmer Margaret Hamilton by creating a portrait of her using 107,000 solar panels reflecting moonlight. In a blog post, the c...


[Fri Jul 19th 5:52 pm] Apple Card could launch in Canada next year as US awaits debut


We learned earlier this week that Apple Card trademarks have been applied for in Europe and Hong Kong. Now a report from The Star highlights Apple has done the same in Canada which could point to a...


[Fri Jul 19th 5:38 pm] 2020 iPhones Could Get 5-Nanometer TSMC Chips


Rumor has it that Apple’s supplier TSMC could move to a 5-nanometer process for its chip manufacturing on 2020 iPhones.


[Fri Jul 19th 5:32 pm] Analyst claims Apple to launch ‘SiriOS’ at WWDC next June


One analyst thinks Apple’s on the cusp of spinning Siri out as its very own OS…


[Fri Jul 19th 5:30 pm] Twitter Tests a ‘Label Replies’ Option


Twitter recently redesigned its website to align with its mobile apps, and now its testing a way to label replies for users.


[Fri Jul 19th 5:07 pm] Instagram’s hidden ‘likes’ puts some influencers on edge


Australia’s leading Instagram influencers expressed a range of feelings this week over the photo-sharing app’s experiment with hiding post “likes.” Some fear it starts the clock on their momen...


[Fri Jul 19th 5:05 pm] What Happens When You Replace a Car Tire with 200 Lightning Cables?


Have you ever wondered what would happen if you tried to use 200 Lightning cables as a tire for your car? Yeah, neither have we, but it seems that somebody has not only asked themselves this question,...


[Fri Jul 19th 5:04 pm] Using Peloton bikes and treadmills with Apple Watch, Music, and Health


I’ve been exploring the world of Peloton since the exercise bike showed up in my home office last week. While Peloton does not work with GymKit, there are two Apple features that work with the work...


[Fri Jul 19th 4:59 pm] ∞ Apollo 11: the complete descent


50 years ago tomorrow, this incredible feat of engineering happened.


[Fri Jul 19th 4:57 pm] Apple Music reinvigorates hip-hop efforts with ‘Rap Life’ playlist and Beats 1 show to ‘move at the speed of culture’


Apple Music has rebranded its A List: Hip-Hop playlist to Rap Life while adding a weekly show with the same name to Beats 1 Radio. The changes have been led by Apple’s global editorial head of hip-...


[Fri Jul 19th 4:27 pm] You Don’t Need the Latest Apple Watch to Benefit from Its Life-saving Features


With the latest Apple Watch Series 4 adding some very cool new lifesaving heart and health features — ECG and irregular heart rhythm monitoring and fall detection — it’s easy to focus on the new...


[Fri Jul 19th 4:27 pm] You Don’t Need the Latest Apple Watch to Benefit from Its Life-saving Features


With the latest Apple Watch Series 4 adding some very cool new lifesaving heart and health features — ECG and irregular heart rhythm monitoring and fall detection — it’s easy to focus on the new...


[Fri Jul 19th 4:03 pm] Friday deals: Apple Watch Sport Bands $5, iTunes movie sale, and Emerson HomeKit Thermostat $89


Apple Watch Sport Bands in various styles are just $5, plus a new weekend Apple movie sale and the Siri-enabled Emerson Sensi smart thermostat is on sale. The post Friday deals: Apple Watch Sport B...


[Fri Jul 19th 4:02 pm] Please use ethernet cables whenever you can. Please.


Ethernet cables might be old-fashioned, but there are still plenty of reasons why you should use them whenever possible...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:50 pm] Apple Watch leads 48-year-old man to get heart surgery


Someone needs to get the Apple Watch its own comic book series — because right now it’s saving more lives than most DC and Marvel superheroes put together. The latest incident in which an Apple we...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:49 pm] ‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS


Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and has lived in beta limbo for a long time. Last month, That...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:43 pm] This New Tool Can Harvest Your Most Personal Data from iCloud Without You Knowing


Although Apple is known for taking a very strong stance on protecting the privacy and security of its customers — it’s resistance to the FBI’s requests to create a back door in iOS has become th...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:43 pm] This New Tool Can Harvest Your Most Personal Data from iCloud Without You Knowing


Although Apple is known for taking a very strong stance on protecting the privacy and security of its customers — it’s resistance to the FBI’s requests to create a back door in iOS has become th...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:28 pm] Data leak warning issued to millions of Google Chrome and Firefox users


I’ve watched you check in for a flight and seen your doctor refilling a prescription. I’ve peeked inside corporate networks at reports on faulty rockets. If I wanted, I could’ve even opened a ta...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:12 pm] Sales of iPhones down year-on-year despite popularity of iPhone XR in US


The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in the United States in the second quarter, according to research from Kantar, but the share of iOS device sales seem to have slipped in both t...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:00 pm] Amazon is quietly becoming a threat to Spotify and Apple Music


Spotify finished last quarter with 100 million paid subscribers, Apple hit 60 million paid subscribers earlier this year...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:00 pm] Dive deep with these waterproof iPhone cases for underwater photography


Why stick to shooting on land when you can get some amazing photographs underwater with your iPhone? Newer iPhones may be more water compatible, but there are always ways to shoot deeper and make thos...


[Fri Jul 19th 3:00 pm] Dive deep with these waterproof iPhone cases for underwater photography


Why stick to shooting on land when you can get some amazing photographs underwater with your iPhone? Newer iPhones may be more water compatible, but there are always ways to shoot deeper and make thos...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:53 pm] Russia Ponders Law Making Local Smartphone Software Mandatory


Lawmakers in Russia are considering a proposal to make having locally made software on smartphones and other devices mandatory, Reuters reported. Apple is a key player in the Russian smartphone market...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:48 pm] macOS: 26 Trello Keyboard Shortcuts to Speed Up Usage


Unsatisfied with point-and-click, Andrew recently discovered Trello keyboard shortcuts to speed up his usage of the app.


[Fri Jul 19th 2:47 pm] Apple Watch prompts potentially life-saving heart surgery for 48-year-old dad


Apple Watch’s ECG functionality has saved a lot of lives, but the latest example shows how the low and high resting heart rate alerts are also uncovering unknown heart issues. After seeing multiple...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:36 pm] Quick Look: Elago W6, the cute Apple Watch stand that thinks it’s an iPod


If you ever feel nostalgic for the classic iPod, you might enjoy the Elago W6, the Apple Watch stand that thinks it’s an iPod. It’s not the first time Elago has done something like this. Back in...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:36 pm] Tim Cook Pays Tribute to Kyoto Animation Arson Attack Victims


Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter to pay tribute to the victims of an arson attack at famous Japanese anime studio, Kyoto Animation.


[Fri Jul 19th 2:26 pm] NSO Group says it can scrape data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft cloud services


The Israeli company whose spyware hacked WhatsApp has told buyers its technology can surreptitiously scrape all of an individual’s data...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:18 pm] 9to5Mac Happy Hour 234: MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies


This week Benjamin and Zac talk more about the updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, news around Apple TV+ and the upcoming streaming video service, new emoji coming in iOS 13, the latest iPhone 11 ru...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:15 pm] Apple Health app and HealthKit: What are they and how do they work?


Apple Health and HealthKit first arrived in 2014 when iOS 8 launched but they have come along way since then.In a nutshell, the Health app gathers information


[Fri Jul 19th 2:11 pm] Apple’s Zane Lowe Talks With Tyler, The Creator


Zane Lowe, who leads Apple’s Beats 1 radio station, sat down Tyler, the Creator. During the 50 minute interview, the two men discussed a wide range of topics, from Tyler’s character IGOR and his w...


[Fri Jul 19th 2:05 pm] Tim Cook tweets condolences to Japanese animation studio


Tim Cook has sent his condolences to the Japanese animation studio targeted in a suspected arson attack. The attack resulted in the deaths of 33 people. It is Japan’s worst mass killing in 20 years....


[Fri Jul 19th 2:01 pm] 2020 iPhone 5G models may feature 5nm Apple A14 SoCs


TSMC expects its third-quarter revenues to be driven mainly by growing demand coming from the smartphone and IoT sectors...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:59 pm] ∞ An illustrated history of Easter eggs (the game and computer kind)


[VIDEO] James Thompson (the mad genius behind PCalc and this cool dice rolling app) gave a very entertaining talk at Swift Live 2019, suitable for all audiences, anyone interested in the history of Ea...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:43 pm] BritBox: Broadcasters Bring Streaming Service to UK


British broadcasters ITV and the BBC unveiled plans for their combined streaming service, BritBox to be available in the UK.


[Fri Jul 19th 1:42 pm] Ambrosia launches revolutionary "Direct-to-Apple Watch" NightRider BluCon for Continuous Glucose Monitoring


SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambrosia Systems, a fast growing medical technology company, today announced the launch of the next version of NightRider BluCon. The new NightRider BluCon...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:41 pm] Mark One: Apollo Edition


I’m a big fan of Studio Neat, the two-man design studio of Tom Gerhardt and Dan Provost. Their Glif is an amazing iPhone tripod mount (works with any size iPhone, or any other phone for that matter)...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:30 pm] Stream 1000’s of documentaries for a 10th the price of Netflix [Deals]


There’s so much to learn about the world around us. So when you sit down to watch Netflix, keep in mind you could be streaming content that informs as well as entertains, and at a small fraction of...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:28 pm] Activ5, a ‘tiny gym in your pocket,’ available worldwide at Apple retail stores soon


One of the best ways to ensure that you’re going to keep up an exercise regime is to make sure that you can do that exercise anywhere....


[Fri Jul 19th 1:15 pm] New malware steals data from your device and cloud accounts


Israeli firm NSO Group has reportedly developed a new spyware tool able to harvest data both from iOS devices and their connected cloud accounts. The tool, called Pegasus, also works with Android devi...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:01 pm] What you need to know about that viral face-aging app you’ve been using, this week on The Cultcast


This week on The CultCast: why some say FaceApp, the mega viral app that ages your face, might also be stealing your data. Plus: why your next iPhone or Mac may feature Apple’s rainbow logo; Apple m...


[Fri Jul 19th 1:00 pm] Apple Mobile Users In Pennsylvania Now Able To Place Online Casino And Sports Bets On PlaySugarHouse.com


PHILADELPHIA, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PlaySugarHouse.com is now the first legal sportsbook and casino site in the state to enable betting from Apple mobile devices, including iPhones. Rush Stree...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:58 pm] How to get music on an iPhone


Getting music on to an iPhone is straightforward, and in this article we show you how. We also cover what to do if you have more than one iPhone and want to share your favourite tracks from one to the...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:42 pm] Restored Video of The Original Apollo 11 Moonwalk


Saturday marks 50 years since Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men on the moon. NASA released a restored video of the historic moonwalk. You can hear the Houston Fl...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:39 pm] Apple CEO Cook offers tribute to Japanese Kyoto Animation studio after mass murder


Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:37 pm] Post-Prime Day 2019 Apple deals: 32GB iPad from $249, $20 off AirPods, Apple Watch discounts - CNET


With Prime Day 2019 officially in the books, there are still some nice deals on Apple stuff.


[Fri Jul 19th 12:37 pm] Ken Rosenthal on Jayson Stark


Ken Rosenthal, writing for The Athletic: Sometimes, I wish I could think like Jayson — and sometimes, with all the stuff ping-ponging around his brain, I’m grateful I cannot. But always, I...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:35 pm] NSO Group Tool Harvests Targeted iCloud Data


Israel-based NSO Group claims it can harvest iCloud data in targeted attacks. It’s said to be a version of the Pegasus spyware. Attackers using the malware are said to be able to access a wealth of...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:30 pm] Apple Music rebrands one of its most popular playlists


Apple Music has switched the names of one of its most popular playlists. The “A-List: Hip-Hop” is now branded as “Rap Life,” and comes with a new show on Beats 1. The change was orchestrated b...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:15 pm] YouTube Adds Seamless Switching Between Music and Videos


YouTube has added the ability for Premium and Music Premium users to jump seamlessly between a song and its video via a new button.


[Fri Jul 19th 12:12 pm] FaceApp proves that fun trumps privacy


A new app kerfuffle shows that fun still trumps privacy concerns. Consumers love FaceApp’s filter for making selfies look older or sexier...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:10 pm] More support emerges for idea that 2020 iPhones will use 5nm chips


There has been a steady stream of reports suggesting that the 2020 iPhones will use 5nm chips, and a statement by A-series chipmaker TSMC provides further support for the idea. Apple made much of the...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:00 pm] How to buy a used Mac without being locked out


One of the great selling points for Macs has been a combination of their longevity and resale value. I know plenty of people with decade-old Macs. In the last two decades, I’ve easily gotten seve...


[Fri Jul 19th 11:50 am] Fortnite players on iOS must reinstall after game-breaking bug


Epic Games has told Fortnite players on iOS that they will need to delete and reinstall the game to keep on playing. Disgruntled iPhone and iPad users quickly discovered they were unable to load into...


[Fri Jul 19th 11:15 am] iPhone 11 ‘dummy units’ give possible first look at secret Apple smartphone


SECRET designs for Apple’s next smartphone may have been revealed months before its official launch. A video of alleged “dummy units” – fake phones based on prototype designs – for the iPhon...


[Fri Jul 19th 11:00 am] How Apple could simplify its complex iPhone line-up this fall


It may only be July, but it’s never too early to start speculating about Apple’s next big announcements. We’re likely another seven or eight weeks out from the company’s annual September ev...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:59 am] Kool Tools: Hex Glacier Series DSLR Photography Bags


HEX has debuted four new Glacier Series DSLR Bags for photographers. The collection consists of four new DSLR bags designed to help you tackle your next shoot or urban adventure. The $198.95 Back Load...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:52 am] MACSpoof for macOS revved to version 1.3


Ecleti (www.ecleti.com) has updated Mac MACSpoof to version 1.3. It’s an update of the Mac utility that allows the user to change the MAC address of the network interfaces of a Mac (Ethernet, Wi-Fi,...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:30 am] 5G could make Apple a $1 trillion business again


Apple won’t get 5G iPhones until next year, but already it’s causing investment analysts to geek out on the hype. In a new note to clients, an analyst for investment banking firm Raymond James rai...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:26 am] If AI could feel, it would fear cyber attacks from people


Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly finding applications in nearly every walk of life. Self-driving cars, social media networks, cyber security companies, and everything in between uses it.  But...


[Fri Jul 19th 10:00 am] Six things we’d like to see in the next Apple TV


The Apple TV 4K is coming up on its second anniversary. Two years isn’t necessarily old age for an Apple product, and it certainly holds up well against its rivals. With support for Dolby Vision...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:56 am] Most Americans are excited about 5G


A large percentage of Americans are happy that 4G wireless networks are being supplanted by faster 5G ones, according to a recent survey by a respected market-research firm. And a majority of US consu...


[Fri Jul 19th 9:00 am] Apple’s new Vancouver office looks absolutely spectacular


Whether it’s taking space in iconic buildings or creating one of Earth’s most valuable offices, Apple sure has an eye for architecture. Its next move? Occupying two floors in a spectacular, still-...


[Fri Jul 19th 8:48 am] Report: Israeli surveillance tool can silently collect all iCloud data for a targeted user


Apple is facing a new security threat thanks to developments in the spyware/surveillance tool sold by the Israeli firm NSO Group. Via the Financial Times, the Pegasus phone software now not only harv...


[Fri Jul 19th 12:00 am] Why Apple Customers Hate iPhone


Hate iPhone? Seriously? iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world. Sure, I can understand techno-babble critics who hate anything Apple, but what about customers? Depending upon who you talk...


[Thu Jul 18th 11:58 pm] New iPhone 11 mock-up looks deceptively real video - CNET


An Unbox Therapy video shows exactly what the next iPhone could look like and reveals new details about the camera.


[Thu Jul 18th 11:50 pm] Apple moving into new ‘futuristic tower’ office building in Vancouver [Gallery]


According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to open new offices in a quickly growing Vancouver development. Apple will join the likes of Deloitte and IWG plc’s Spaces in the office...


[Thu Jul 18th 11:25 pm] Mophie’s newest iPhone battery case is surprisingly svelte [Review]


The latest Juice Pack Air from Mophie proves iPhone battery cases don’t have to be bulky. This one is relatively slender, while still extending the time between recharges a considerable amount. Ther...


[Thu Jul 18th 11:00 pm] Why I Won’t Shower With Apple Watch


There is much to love about Apple Watch. Apple, as always, was late to the smartwatch party, and first to figure out what Watch should, could, and will do that made it the iconic design it is. Watch ...


[Thu Jul 18th 10:46 pm] Apple makes big worldwide deal for ‘The Banker’ starring Samuel L. Jackson


In a move that might well put Apple in the awards season conversation, the company has made a big worldwide rights acquisition..


[Thu Jul 18th 10:13 pm] Your iPhone Is 120 Million Times+ More Powerful Than the Computer That Sent Men to the Moon


Your iPhone is an incredibly powerful device – but to understand just how powerful an iPhone is today, it may be helpful to look back at computing’s history. With the 50th anniversary of the Apoll...


[Thu Jul 18th 10:13 pm] Your iPhone Is 120 Million Times+ More Powerful Than the Computer That Sent Men to the Moon


Your iPhone is an incredibly powerful device – but to understand just how powerful an iPhone is today, it may be helpful to look back at computing’s history. With the 50th anniversary of the Apoll...


[Thu Jul 18th 10:01 pm] The Danger In Fake Facial Distortion


Let’s face it. Facial recognition is here to stay. Apple’s Face ID facial recognition might be the best of the best and you know copycats are on the way. What about facial distortion. No, not sill...


[Thu Jul 18th 9:32 pm] Banish boredom with these incredibly fun Apple Watch bands


Casetify’s newest Apple Watch bands have arrived in a bunch of spectacular styles that are sure to turn heads. Whether you’re after a rush of color, subtle sophistication, or a trend-setting state...


[Thu Jul 18th 9:32 pm] The Story of an Apple Intern and Her Emoji Designs


CNBC writes: In 2008, Apple design intern Angela Guzman worked with her mentor to design around 500 of the original emoji. Originally intended for a Japanese audience, Guzman had no idea emoji would b...


[Thu Jul 18th 9:08 pm] Apple Sells Exclusive Satechi USB-C Adapter


Apple is selling a Satechi USB-C adapter exclusively in its store. It has a USB-C power port, USB-A, SD, and microSD readers, and an HDMI port. The Multiport Pro Adapter comes in space gray and is pri...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:57 pm] Verizon’s New Hotspot Lets You Use 5G on Your iPhone (with Major Caveats)


Technically, the first 5G-compatible iPhones won’t be released until 2020 at the earliest. But, starting today, Verizon subscribers may be able to take advantage of 5G speeds on their current device...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:57 pm] Verizon’s New Hotspot Lets You Use 5G on Your iPhone (with Major Caveats)


Technically, the first 5G-compatible iPhones won’t be released until 2020 at the earliest. But, starting today, Verizon subscribers may be able to take advantage of 5G speeds on their current device...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:56 pm] You Can Buy Diamond-Encrusted AirPods for $20,000


Do you have a spare US$20,000 lying around that you don’t know what to do with? Buy these AirPods decked out in diamonds with a marble stand. Ian DeLucca’s Object No. 1 AirPods are part of his “...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:41 pm] ElevationLab unveils robust ‘FamilyCharger,’ powers five devices incl. Lightning and USB-C


ElevationLab has released a unique solution for families looking to charge multiple iPhones, iPads, and other devices at once. FamilyCharger offers power for Lightning, USB-C, and microUSB devices in...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:32 pm] How to Delete a Single File from Trash on Mac


If you have a ton of files in the Mac Trash can but don’t want to empty the entire trash for whatever reason, you can use a handy feature to delete specific files or single folders from the Trash. T...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:28 pm] Apple software becomes lifestyle


Hardware becoming software is one of the key trends of this decade...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:19 pm] IK Multimedia Launches Desktop Reference Monitors for Home and Pro Recording


IK Multimedia launched a new line of reference monitors for desktop recording called iLoud MTM. Reference monitors are designed for recording to offer a flat response, which is ideal for finding a mix...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:15 pm] CarPlay’s simple Calendar app has one killer feature


Apple’s Calendar app finally comes to CarPlay in iOS 13. It might not look like much, but it makes getting to meetings and events super-simple. Here’s how the Calendar app works — and how you’...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:11 pm] Another Trade War Is Brewing and Apple’s Getting Worried: Here’s Why


Apple is closely monitoring an ongoing trade dispute between Japan and South Korea because it could spell major trouble for its upcoming iPhones. According to The Korea Herald, Apple and other tech fi...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:11 pm] Another Trade War Is Brewing and Apple’s Getting Worried: Here’s Why


Apple is closely monitoring an ongoing trade dispute between Japan and South Korea because it could spell major trouble for its upcoming iPhones. According to The Korea Herald, Apple and other tech fi...


[Thu Jul 18th 8:01 pm] Zagg launches Rugged Book for iPad mini 5 with detachable backlit keyboard, military-grade protection, more


Zagg is out today with a durable keyboard case for the iPad mini 5. The Rugged Book features four layers of protection including steel and rubber for military-grade rating, a detachable seven-color...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:57 pm] Spend Stack for iOS lets you easily track any running totals with smart lists


Indie developer Jordan Morgan has today released a nifty new app called Spend Stack, which aims to make it easier to track running totals while shopping. The app syncs across devices and makes it eas...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:54 pm] Upcoming iPhone XI gets third eye in intriguing new renders


The 2019 iPhones are set to get a third rear camera and even though we’ve seen a bunch of renders and dummy units, there’s still some debate on how the new lens array will look on the final produc...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:22 pm] Best Home Security Systems


Do you know what’s going on at home while you’re away? According to the FBI, a burglary takes place roughly every eighteen seconds — and so there’s a chance your home may be the next target on...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:22 pm] Best Home Security Systems


Do you know what’s going on at home while you’re away? According to the FBI, a burglary takes place roughly every eighteen seconds — and so there’s a chance your home may be the next target on...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:22 pm] More people are trading their iPhones in for Androids, study says - CNET


While more than a quarter of iPhone X owners moved to Android, just 7.7% of Galaxy S9 users switched to iOS, according to a company that lets you turn in your old phones.


[Thu Jul 18th 7:22 pm] Apple pushes another update to MRT


Apple has pushed a third update to MRT bringing its version to 1.47 dated 18 July 2019...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:19 pm] Slope Universal Tablet Stand Holds Any Size iPad: $29.99


We have a deal on the Slope universal tablet stand. This device was designed to look good with Apple devices, and it will support any size iPad, including the large iPad Pro, as well as iPhones and ot...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:14 pm] NVMe Patches to Allow macOS-Linux Dual Boot Under Review


Work is underway to support Linux on newer Macs, and NVMe patches are currently under review. This would make it easier to dual-boot Linux.


[Thu Jul 18th 7:03 pm] Hotspot device lets iPhone users experience 5G speed right now


Verizon has launched its first 5G hotspot device today, giving users in select US cities the ability to take advantage...


[Thu Jul 18th 7:00 pm] Adding VPN protection to your iPhone is easier than you think


This post is presented by Dashlane. If you’ve ever read our website (hi), you know we’re big fans of virtual private networks. A solid VPN can keep your online activity secure and anonymous by pre...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:49 pm] 9to5Mac Daily: July 18, 2019 – Netflix vs Apple TV+ and more


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


[Thu Jul 18th 6:48 pm] Holding out on Buying a New iPhone? 2020 Models Will Change Your Mind


Many iPhone owners have been holding off on buying a new Apple handset. But while the upcoming 2019 lineup of iPhones may not sway them, the 2020 stable of Apple devices might. That’s according to a...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:48 pm] Holding out on Buying a New iPhone? 2020 Models Will Change Your Mind


Many iPhone owners have been holding off on buying a new Apple handset. But while the upcoming 2019 lineup of iPhones may not sway them, the 2020 stable of Apple devices might. That’s according to a...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:45 pm] Native Union releases new line of accessories to be sold by Apple


The Dock Wireless Charger Marquetry Edition looks pretty awesome. Native Union has unveiled a new line of Apple accessories that will be sold exclusively through Apple retail stores and online. The n...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:45 pm] Native Union releases new line of accessories to be sold by Apple


The Dock Wireless Charger Marquetry Edition looks pretty awesome. Native Union has unveiled a new line of Apple accessories that will be sold exclusively through Apple retail stores and online. The n...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:23 pm] Need a new iPhone for iOS 13? Sell your old one and upgrade today


Now anyone can download and try out the iOS 13 public beta. But if you’re still rocking an iPhone 6 or earlier, it’s not going to be compatible. The good news is Cult of Mac can help you bag a ch...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:06 pm] Apple releases third public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13


Apple today released the third public betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to its public beta testers...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:03 pm] Download Public Beta 3 of iOS 13, MacOS Catalina, iPadOS 13 Now


Enrolled in the public beta testing programs for iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or MacOS Catalina? Apple has released fresh updates to the public beta builds of their operating systems, with downloads for iOS 13...


[Thu Jul 18th 6:00 pm] Eventide brings iconic music effects to iOS


Pioneering electronic music company Eventide has just released three effects apps that run on the iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


[Thu Jul 18th 5:56 pm] Thatgamecompany’s stunning Sky: Children of the Light finally comes to iOS


We’ve been waiting for a long time for Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light, as Apple first revealed it in order to show off the power of the Apple TV 4K way back in 2017. We even had t...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:47 pm] Avoid Identity Theft with These Top-Rated Services


We’re more connected now than ever through our smart devices – but unfortunately, this also means that we’re more vulnerable. From scammers to hackers, there are simply too many people on the we...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:47 pm] Avoid Identity Theft with These Top-Rated Services


We’re more connected now than ever through our smart devices – but unfortunately, this also means that we’re more vulnerable. From scammers to hackers, there are simply too many people on the we...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:46 pm] iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to testers


Apple has come out with new beta builds every single day this week and today is no exception. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s fourth beta build of iOS 13 for developers, Apple has released the third...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:45 pm] Verizon hotspot brings 5G to Mac and iPad today


Anyone ready to have 5G now can get Verizon’s latest mobile hotspot and connect their Mac or iPad to it. The Inseego MiFi allows up to 15 devices to simultaneously take advantage of these ultrafast...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:37 pm] Apple Execs Visit Samsung Over iPhone Chip Shortages


According to a report, Apple has been sending executives to meet with Samsung to discuss possible iPhone chip shortages.


[Thu Jul 18th 5:37 pm] Snoopy in Space Blasting Off on Apple TV+


Snoopy in Space is one of the original series heading to Apple TV+. A trailer for the show was published Thursday. It recognized the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and showed our hero prepa...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:37 pm] FaceApp Terms, Inside Podcasting Baseball – TMO Daily Observations 2019-07-18


Dave Hamilton and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the current FaceApp situation, and the current podcasting landscape.


[Thu Jul 18th 5:29 pm] Apple’s new MacBook Pro and Air score high marks in battery tests with each topping 10 hours of battery life


When Apple announced updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro in early July, most of the attention was paid to...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:25 pm] UK Politicians Demand Answers on Facebook’s Contradictory Evidence


Senior UK politicians accused Facebook of contradicting its own evidence about platform policy violations and demanded clarification.


[Thu Jul 18th 5:18 pm] How to use an iPad as a teleprompter


The iPad is a notoriously versatile device useful in many situations, from playing games to editing videos, but what about being used as a teleprompter? Here, we talk you through how to use an iPad as...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:16 pm] Apple releases third public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13


Apple is giving iPhone and iPad owners another set of builds of its milestone operating systems, with the third public beta versions of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 now available to try out.


[Thu Jul 18th 5:08 pm] Instagram will now warn you before deleting your account


Instagram has made some changes to how it handles deleting accounts for things like hate speech, bullying, nudity, and other inappropriate content. Along with the policy update, users who are close t...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:08 pm] iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone


Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and i...


[Thu Jul 18th 5:00 pm] Apple releasing third public beta of iOS 13 to users today


Apple today is releasing the third public beta of iOS 13 to users. This update comes following the release of the fourth developer beta yesterday. Apple is also releasing the third public betas of ma...


[Thu Jul 18th 4:55 pm] Google and Facebook are quietly tracking visits to porn websites, even those in incognito mode


Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode...


[Thu Jul 18th 4:39 pm] Link Your YouTube Account to Fortnite for Fornite Drops


Epic Games is adding a new rewards system to Fortnite called Fortnite Drops. Link your Epic Games account and YouTube account to earn special rewards. In order to get the special cosmetic rewards in F...


[Thu Jul 18th 4:32 pm] Instagram makes ‘likes’ disappear in even more countries


Instagram’s hidden “likes” experiment is expanding to six other countries as the photo-sharing app continues to change features to make social media a more positive experience. Instagram made th...


[Thu Jul 18th 4:28 pm] Apple Patents a Mixed Reality Sensory System


Apple has filed four patents regarding a mixed reality sensory system to be used with a headset, and today a fifth patent was published.


[Thu Jul 18th 4:12 pm] Apple Store selling exclusive Satechi USB-C Multiport Pro Adapter, new Native Union wireless chargers and more


Apple is now selling an exclusive USB-C hub from Satechi, the Multiport Pro Adapter. The new device features a USB-C port for power, USB-A, SD and microSD card readers, and an HDMI port in a slim pac...


[Thu Jul 18th 4:02 pm] Discounted iTunes gift cards and up to $700 off MacBook Pro highlight today’s best deals


Discounted iTunes gift cards highlight today’s best deals along with up to $700 off MacBooks and RAVPower’s latest wall charger. Hit the jump for more in this round of the 9to5Toys Lunch Break....


[Thu Jul 18th 4:02 pm] Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was a ‘wizard’ who ‘cast spells on people’


Gates revealed that he has never met a person who rivaled Jobs’ ability for...


[Thu Jul 18th 3:56 pm] Review: Kanex iAdapt is the best iPad Pro USB-C hub & better with iPadOS


The Kanex iAdapt USB-C hub is designed to be the go-to solution for iPad Pro power users, and will get even better in the fall.


[Thu Jul 18th 3:56 pm] Apple picks up patent for steer-by-wire vehicle suspension system - Roadshow


The patent was originally filed two years ago, so it might not end up being used.


[Thu Jul 18th 3:44 pm] The Apple Card Could Be Coming to Other Countries Soon


Apple has already said that its revolutionary new Apple Card will be coming to customers in the U.S. this summer, and with Apple’s retail employees already trying it out and the release of the requi...


[Thu Jul 18th 3:44 pm] The Apple Card Could Be Coming to Other Countries Soon


Apple has already said that its revolutionary new Apple Card will be coming to customers in the U.S. this summer, and with Apple’s retail employees already trying it out and the release of the requi...


[Thu Jul 18th 3:26 pm] Qualcomm fined $272 million by EU for predatory pricing


Qualcomm said in a statement it will appeal and “expose the meritless nature of this decision.”


[Thu Jul 18th 3:10 pm] Fear of iPhone chip shortage spurs Apple trip to Korea


Apple reportedly flew a team to Seoul as the tech giant sweats a trade dispute between South Korean and Japan that could lead to a shortage in iPhone chips and OLED panels. The meeting with Samsung, t...


[Thu Jul 18th 3:07 pm] The Apple That Could Change An Industry


After two decades of research and development, WA 38 lands this fall. It could disrupt an entire industry.


[Thu Jul 18th 3:02 pm] Bluetooth Low Energy Flaw Affects Apple Devices


Researchers have discovered a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) flaw that affects Apple devices and expose them to tracking and data leakage.


[Thu Jul 18th 3:01 pm] Hotspot device lets iPhone owners experience 5G right now


Verizon has launched its first 5G hotspot device today, giving users in select US cities the ability to take advantage of the next-generation cellular network. This also means Verizon customers will...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:58 pm] How to download YouTube videos to your Mac


There are several reasons you might want to download videos from YouTube...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:54 pm] Astronaut Snoopy to Star in His Own Apple TV+ Series


Earlier this year, Apple snuck out its first Apple TV+ original in the form of Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10, a nine-minute animated short that was produced to commemorate the 1969 Apollo 10...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:54 pm] Astronaut Snoopy to Star in His Own Apple TV+ Series


Earlier this year, Apple snuck out its first Apple TV+ original in the form of Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10, a nine-minute animated short that was produced to commemorate the 1969 Apollo 10...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:54 pm] How and why Apple users should switch to DuckDuckGo for search


Like liberty for all, privacy demands vigilance, and that’s why Apple users who care about those things are moving to DuckDuckGo for search.Why use DuckDuckGo? Privacy is under attack.It doesn’...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:50 pm] New Pokémon Masters trailer teases big battles, co-op play


A new trailer and additional information for Pokémon Masters has dropped ahead of the game’s much-anticipated debut this summer. The one-minute clip reveals more gameplay, including explosive battl...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:28 pm] How to check that your Mac is free of Zoom and similar web servers


A week ago, Mac users were alerted to a sinister danger: if you had previously installed certain conferencing software...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:25 pm] Apple Found Workers Trying to Smuggle iPhone Components via a Tunnel


Apple has bolstered its security over the years, trying to prevent product leaks. It means some have gone to even more extreme lengths to get information out. MacRumors picked up on a report that App...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:19 pm] Enjoy rare $29 discount on Apple’s newest AirPods [Deals & Steals]


Amazon is now offering its biggest discounts yet on Apple’s newest AirPods. You can bag the latest model with “Hey Siri” support and the H1 wireless chip for just $144.99 (from $159). Or get Ai...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:12 pm] Israeli Hacker Steals $1.7 Million in Cryptocurrency


A hacker stole cryptocurrency worth  $1.7 million from victims from various European countries, The Next Web reported. At least one website he was running claimed to be running wallet software. The p...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:04 pm] Bluetooth flaw allows iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, and more to be tracked


A Bluetooth flaw has been discovered that would allow a bad actor to track a wide range of devices — including iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches. Other vulnerable devices are laptops and tabl...


[Thu Jul 18th 2:00 pm] Apple’s iPhone XR was the top selling U.S. smartphone in Q219; iPhone 8 and iPhone XS Max rounded out the top three


iPhone XR was the top selling model in the US in Q2 2019, with iPhone 8 and iPhone XS Max rounding out the top three best sellers...


[Thu Jul 18th 1:35 pm] An Oral History of David Cone’s Perfect Game, 20 Years Ago Today


One of the greatest days in baseball history. What are the odds that this could happen on a day when Don Larsen threw the ceremonial first pitch to Yogi Berra? One of the things I always loved about D...


[Thu Jul 18th 1:30 pm] The drone market is in full flight


Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), more commonly referred to as drones, have been in the public eye for well over this decade and a hype cycle developed around its applications for the consumer and...


[Thu Jul 18th 1:30 pm] Sleek stand transforms iPads and iPhones into desktop devices [Deals]


For many, our mobile devices are part of the daily workflow. We keep our computer screens for the sake of our necks and eyes, but mobile devices hold our attention no less than our laptop or desktop s...