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[3:20 am] Samsung touts Galaxy S9 LTE speeds, mocks iPhone X and Genius Bar in new ad


Samsung is back today with its latest Apple-bashing ad for its Galaxy S9 flagship. This time around, the ad takes it straight to an Apple Store, where a customer inquires about the difference in LTE s...


[2:44 am] Hands-on: iOS 12 beta 4 changes and features [Video]


The fourth iOS 12 developer beta was released earlier today for iPhones and iPads, and we’ve compared it with the previous beta to help identify new changes and features. Watch our hands-on video co...


[2:19 am] 2018 iPhone 18W USB-C fast charger may not be sold separately at launch, limited to new iPhone purchases


A report last month suggested that Apple this year will bundle USB-C charge cables with the iPhone for the first time, including a USB-C charging block. Now, Macotakara reports that while the new 18W...


[1:42 am] Walmart Mulls Streaming Video Service to Compete with Netflix, Amazon


Bryan Chaffin argues that a streaming service without original content is no competition for Netflix, Amazon, or any of the other services.


[12:58 am] New photos detail possible construction of second Taiwanese Apple retail store


Construction of Apple’s second retail store in Taiwan may be well underway, new photos show. The country’s first official Apple store opened in the Taipei 101 skyscraper last June with 130 employe...


[12:48 am] Video raises concerns about excessive thermal throttling on 2018 MacBook Pro w/ Intel Core i9


Last week, Apple announced new versions of its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar. Perhaps most notable is the new power that is now available with the 15-inch, including the Intel...


[12:46 am] $100 iTunes Card for $85 from Ebay


As deals on iTunes cards have become rarer, this is one of the best offers out there.


[12:02 am] Why Samsung Cannot Clobber Apple


What do iPhone competitor smartphones look like? iPhones. From the day Steve Jobs’ creation debuted in 2007, the entire smartphone industry has worked to be like Apple. Highest on the list of copyca...


[12:01 am] The Once And Future MacBook Air


What’s your favorite Mac? I don’t have one. I have many. From iMac on the desktop, to a MacBook Pro with a butterfly keyboard at home. But one I rely on the most at work is an aging ...  


[12:00 am] Use A Mac To Make Your Own Spam


What’s the one thing you hate most about email? If you’re at all like me and like most Mac users, you probably get more than your fair share of email. As in, email you don’t want. Bulk email. ....


[12:00 am] How To Reconnect A Dropped VPN


What good is a VPN? Well, a virtual private network is another good layer of privacy and security for your Mac, iPhone, and iPad because it provides an encrypted, private network connection to the int...


[Tue Jul 17th 11:46 pm] Apple ceases iOS 11.4 code signing after release of iOS 11.4.1


Following the release of iOS 11.4.1 earlier in July, Apple on Tuesday stopped signing code for the prior iOS version 11.4 to ensure users are running the latest operating system on their de...


[Tue Jul 17th 11:17 pm] Apple stops signing iOS 11.4 following the release of iOS 11.4.1


On the heels of last week’s release of iOS 11.4.1, Apple today has stopped signing iOS 11.4. This means that users are no longer able to downgrade to the previous version of iOS, whether it be for a...


[Tue Jul 17th 11:00 pm] 9 things you didn’t know about Apple’s new Seattle store


Chamfered Edges. Hidden gardens. Bathroom secrets. Apple’s new flagship store in Seattle has got it all. Apple recently opened the doors on its new flagship store located in Seattle, only unlike mos...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:48 pm] 2018 MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals Larger Battery and More


Popular tech repair site iFixit has completed its teardown of the 2018 MacBook Pro — and though it hinted at a new feature last week, there were quite a few more differences discovered in the new mo...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:37 pm] Instagram says it’s planning non-SMS two-factor in response to SIM hackers


While two-factor authentication has become a necessity, Instagram currently only offers the added security layer in the form of SMS two-factor – which has its own share of concerns. According to Tec...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:20 pm] Samsung’s new RAM chip will make future iPhones even faster


Samsung developed a type of RAM that’s 1.5 times faster than what’s included in smartphones today. And, even though Apple and Samsung are arch rivals, it’s very likely to be in iPhone someday. T...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:09 pm] Watch as Supersonic Rocket Goes Through Cloud of Ice Crystals


Ice crystals refract light. That’s what causes a sun dog. But when a rocket goes supersonic and vibrates the ice crystals in a cirrus cloud, the effect we see is even more astounding. I’ve never s...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:45 pm] Silicon Valley Socialists Want Workers to Have More Power


A group of Silicon valley socialists want to take power from billionaires and give it to workers and local communities. At a protest on July 9, about 40 people chanted things like “Caging children i...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:40 pm] How to Predict When Apple Will Ship New Macs


It’s not an exact science by any means. But there are often subtle hints that Apple is ready to ship a new Mac. John has some tips.


[Tue Jul 17th 9:25 pm] 7 Ways to Speed Up a Slow iPhone


We expect our iPhones to keep up with our busy lifestyles and sense of urgency. But from extended use and old age, our iPhones can slow down and leave us frustrated from less-than-stellar performance....


[Tue Jul 17th 9:23 pm] These Artificial Gills Could One Day Help Divers


Jun Kamei, graduate of the Royal College of Art, designed artificial gills using 3D printing. They consist of a gill and a respiratory mask, and it lets people breathe underwater. Mr. Kamei has built...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:22 pm] Sharecuts will be the place to swap Siri Shortcuts


Siri users looking forward to a new app called Shortcuts will have a place called Sharecuts to suggest and swamp custom voice commands for the Apple-based digital assistant. Sharecuts creator, Guilher...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:21 pm] Mophie’s new Apple-exclusive Powerstation portable chargers recharge via Lightning


Mophie has announced some new external battery chargers aimed at users of iPhones, iPads, and AirPods...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:15 pm] Apple Granted a Smart Clothing Patent Today


Apple was granted 40 patents today, which cover stretchable displays, smart clothing, gaze controls, and a whole lot more.


[Tue Jul 17th 9:15 pm] mophie battery packs ease iPhone, iPad charging with Lightning ports and connectors


Accessory-maker mophie launched a family of external batteries designed specifically for iPhone and iPad. They’re among the first to be charged through a Lightning port. Even better, some models hav...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:51 pm] iPhone gains on Android in U.S. smartphone activations


Apple gained ground on its Android competition in the U.S. last quarter when it comes to smartphone activations. The iPhone accounted for 36 percent of total smartphone activations from April to June,...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:50 pm] ∞ Greta Van Fleet: “When The Curtain Falls”


Here is their new song. This is a great band!


[Tue Jul 17th 8:39 pm] Apple Pulls Right-Wing Conspiracy QDrops App From App Store


Embarrassingly for Apple, at one point it was the number 10 app on the App Store.


[Tue Jul 17th 8:39 pm] Amazon Is Giving Away Free Money in Honor of Prime Day


If thousands of deals and discounts on a variety of products wasn’t enough, Amazon is also giving away free money in honor of Prime Day. You heard that right. Amazon is just giving people free money...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:21 pm] New Walnut Creek Apple Store Opens July 28


The Walnut Creek Apple Store has a beautiful, modern design and will be opening on July 28 at 10:00 AM.


[Tue Jul 17th 8:14 pm] Sharecuts is creating a community for sharing Siri Shortcuts


With the upcoming release of iOS 12, Apple is introducing a new app called Shortcuts...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:13 pm] Apple gains ground on Samsung & Android as iOS activations rise in Q2, CIRP says


CIRP today has released its latest report covering the smartphone industry during Q2 of 2018. The data highlights Apple’s growing share of smartphone activations, though it still trails far behind A...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:59 pm] 5 Common Ways You’re Damaging Your iPhone’s Battery


Battery health is one of the most important factors in taking proper care of your iPhone — because without a good battery, your device is no more than a brick. Did you know that some of your common...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:45 pm] California’s data privacy law highlights growing frustration with tech industry


Driven by everything from the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandals...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:30 pm] Secret ingredient in new MacBook Pro? Glue. Lots and lots of glue


Apple makes no attempt to have MacBook Pro models easy to repair. The ones released just a few days ago are no exception. We all have to hope that the redesigned key mechanism fixes the previous probl...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:15 pm] Keyboard shootout: 2018 vs. 2017 MacBook Pro butterfly keyboards compared


Yes, the new MacBook Pro 2018 is a lot faster than previous MacBooks, but many people are wondering...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:00 pm] MacBook Pro: Features, specifications, and prices for Apple’s high-end laptop


The MacBook Pro is Apple’s top-of-the-line laptop. It offers top-notch performance for demanding users who need processing power and are willing to spend top dollar for it.The current version of...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:57 pm] Pocket-sized breath analyzer promises to hack your metabolism


Figuring out the perfect weight-loss diet might soon become as easy as breathing into a tiny breath analyzer. Lumen, a digital health and wellness company, revealed its debut product that connects a p...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:44 pm] Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 tech deals for students


Here are the best Amazon Prime Day deals for tech obsessed students heading to school.


[Tue Jul 17th 6:38 pm] 2018 iPhone Rumors Solidified After This Screen Protector Image Leaked


By now, we can rest assured knowing that Apple is readying three new iPhone models for release this fall — including two high-end models boasting 5.8- and 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED displays, as wel...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:30 pm] Ghostek Rapture headphones bring expensive sound at affordable price [Review]


Brooklyn brand Ghostek manufactures some really interesting phone cases, backpacks, speakers and headphones. One of its latest offerings, the Ghostek Rapture Bluetooth headphones, are some of the firs...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:21 pm] Apple no longer offers free repairs for faulty iPhone 7 speakers


You now have to pay to have faulty iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus speakers repaired by Apple. The company’s unofficial repair program, which offered free fixes for those who were unable to activate the s...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:18 pm] Best smart bulbs for your connected home


Today’s smart bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.


[Tue Jul 17th 6:17 pm] Future iPhone may get fastest ever LPDDR5 power-sipping DRAM from Samsung


Samsung has developed what it calls the first 10-nanometer 8-gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM prototype, a memory module that is faster than the previous generation and is intended to help machine learn...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:14 pm] Get the treat-tossing Furbo 1080p Dog Camera for its lowest price yet $139 (Reg. $249)


Thanks to our sponsor Furbo, you can get its popular Furbo Dog Camera– best selling dog camera on Amazon– for its lowest price yet with the company offering $110 off for a limited time. That bring...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:12 pm] RIP iPhone 4s: Verizon Confirms It’s Killing 3G Phone Activations


Verizon will no longer activate smartphones that only support 3G cellular networks, the company announced this week. Essentially, that means you won’t be able to activate your 3G-only iPhone or Andr...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:11 pm] Apple is releasing 70 new emojis


Cupcakes, superheroes and much more diversity.        


[Tue Jul 17th 6:11 pm] Apple is releasing 70 new emojis


Cupcakes, superheroes and much more diversity.        


[Tue Jul 17th 6:01 pm] iOS 12 Developer Beta 4 Available for iPhone, iPad


Apple released iOS 12 Developer Beta 4 on Tuesday for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


[Tue Jul 17th 6:01 pm] Apple’s leadership page gets Memoji overhaul for World Emoji Day


Memoji, one of the headline new features of iOS 12, is at the heart of an amusing overhaul...


[Tue Jul 17th 6:00 pm] Best add-on lenses for your iPhone


For a huge percentage of mobile photographers — from amateur snappers to creative artists — the iPhone is the camera you always have with you. But as with DSLRs or mirrorless cams, the more you sh...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:59 pm] Flir unveils One Pro LT thermal image camera for iPhone with more affordable price


Flir has released its newest professional-grade thermal image camera for iPhone today, the One Pro LT. This new model features the same core benefits of the popular One Pro model but at a more afforda...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:49 pm] Ginger Page Premium 1-Year Subscription: $29.99


We have a deal on a 1 year subscription to Ginger Page Premium, a writing platform that aims to help you write better. Ginger Page can read your sentences back to you, has its own grammar checker, can...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:46 pm] Apple Ends Free Out-of-Warranty iPhone 7 Microphone Repairs


Apple has ended free out-of-warranty repairs for iPhone 7 devices with microphone issues. Reportedly, the problem affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices running iOS 11.3 or later. The bug caused i...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:45 pm] Here’s how Apple execs stack up with their Memojis


If Jony Ive was going for that Wanted Poster look for his executive profile picture, he now looks like an adorable puppy thanks to Memoji. Never has the leadership page on Apple’s website been so fu...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:40 pm] Apple posts fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5


Apple has released the fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5. Registered developers can download them via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome)....


[Tue Jul 17th 5:40 pm] Apple’s New AI Boss, Leaked iPhone Glass Photo – TMO Daily Observations 2018-07-17


Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple’s AI boss John Giannandrea, plus they share their thoughts on a leaked photo showing the next iPhone’s glas...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:30 pm] So, about Apple’s new MacBook Pro butterfly keyboard


Last week, Apple announced an updated MacBook Pro, packing in fresh processors that were announced...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:27 pm] iOS 12 Beta 4 Download Released for Developers


Apple has released iOS 12 beta 4 to iPhone and iPad users enrolled in the iOS developer beta testing program. The accompanying update to the iOS 12 public beta will likely arrive soon after. The fourt...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:19 pm] Apple Seeds tvOS 12 Developer Beta 4


tvOS 12 includes new features like Dolby Atmos audio support, the ability to auto-fill passwords from user’s iPhones, and Zero Sign-on for cable TV services. Zero Sign-on lets Apple TV detect which...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:15 pm] Microsoft Edge for iOS to get visual search and more


Microsoft knows that Edge is nowhere near as popular as its rivals, but it has no plans to stop making its browser as good as can be. Its next big update will give those on iOS the ability to search b...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:13 pm] Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5


Apple has rolled out new developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with fourth beta builds of iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 available for testing one day after the newest beta o...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:10 pm] The Schlage Z-Wave Connect Camelot touchscreen deadbolt is only $134


Upgrade your front door. The Schlage Z-Wave Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt is down to $134.13 with the 20% off for Prime on the product page. This deadbolt has been regularly selling around $17...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:10 pm] The Schlage Z-Wave Connect Camelot touchscreen deadbolt is only $134


Upgrade your front door. The Schlage Z-Wave Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt is down to $134.13 with the 20% off for Prime on the product page. This deadbolt has been regularly selling around $17...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:08 pm] Apple seeds iOS 12 beta 4 to developers


A fresh new version of iOS 12 is waiting for developers to download, bringing with it a fresh batch of fixes and some UI tweaks. Apple released iOS 12 beta 4 this morning for both iPhone and iPad. The...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:06 pm] watchOS 5 developer beta 4 for Apple Watch now available


watchOS 5 developer beta 4 for Apple Watch is now available for testing. As always, we’ll dig through the latest beta version and highlight all the changes between the previous beta and the latest...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:06 pm] iOS 12 developer beta 4 is available for download right now


Continuing with the onwards march of progress, Apple has just released the fourth developer beta of iOS 12 for developers and bug-loving masochists to download right now. If you’re already on the d...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:06 pm] tvOS 12 developer beta 4 for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K now available


tvOS 12 developer beta 4 is now available for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 12 includes expanded audio format support, app sign-on improvements, updates to Aerial screensavers, and more.


[Tue Jul 17th 5:06 pm] iOS 12 developer beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available


Time to update your iPhones and iPads — iOS 12 developer beta 4 is out now. This beta is one of the last versions to possibly include interface tweaks, so we’ll dig in and see if anything has chan...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:02 pm] The Washington Post: ‘Amazon Continues to Profit From the Sale of White-Supremacist Propaganda’


Tracy Jan, reporting earlier this month for The Washington Post: Shoppers can purchase Amazon.com merchandise displaying symbols of white supremacy, such as a swastika necklace, a baby onesie with...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:01 pm] Why the US-China trade war may not have much impact on Apple


Apple stock fell 1.3% on July 11 as a result of the escalating US-China trade war...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:00 pm] Apple wants to embed stretchable displays in your clothes


It sounds like science fiction, but Apple has created a method for making stretchable displays. This means that, instead of your computer being in your pocket or on your wrist, it could be made into y...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:46 pm] Happy World Emoji Day! Apple unveils more than 70 new emojis coming this fall


Apple will introduce more than 70 new emojis alongside an iOS 12 update later this year.        


[Tue Jul 17th 4:46 pm] Happy World Emoji Day! Apple unveils more than 70 new emojis coming this fall


Apple will introduce more than 70 new emojis alongside an iOS 12 update later this year.        


[Tue Jul 17th 4:45 pm] Uber Head of HR Liane Hornsey Resigns Following Discrimination Probe


Salvador Rodriguez, reporting last week for Reuters: Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an investigation into how she...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:39 pm] Mophie rolls out iPhone battery packs that charge by a Lightning cable


Mophie, a best-selling manufacturer of stylish battery cases, just announced a range of battery packs specifically built for use with different iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and AirPo...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:34 pm] Mophie expands Lightning battery lineup with four new MFi power banks


Mophie has today introduced a new lineup of power banks that makes it more convenient than ever to keep your iPhone and iPad juiced up. All four of the latest portable batteries feature a Lightning po...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:32 pm] Fortnite fights intensify with brand new submachine gun


The mammoth Fortnite season five update gave us stacks of awesome new content to enjoy, but it seems it wasn’t enough for Epic Games. This week, players can enjoy a brand new submachine gun which is...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:31 pm] 9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon MacBook Blowout from $989, Apple TV 64GB $99.50, ecobee3 Thermostat bundle $200, more


Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications....


[Tue Jul 17th 4:30 pm] Native Instruments releases Polar Flare


Native Instruments has released Polar Flare, a $49 Expansion that captures an otherworldly sound heard in a broad range of artists from Boards of Canada, to Caribou, Bonobo, Four Tet, and beyond.  It...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:20 pm] When is the best time to buy an iPhone?


When is the best time to buy an iPhone? Should you buy a new iPhone now or wait? And will a new iPhone launch soon? We answer all these questions and more


[Tue Jul 17th 4:11 pm] ‘The Axis Is Constructive-Destructive’


Steve Jobs, in a 2010 conversation with Rupert Murdoch, in which Jobs told Murdoch he was “blowing it with Fox News”: “The axis today is not liberal and conservative, the axis is constructiv...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:01 pm] Amazon Stumbles with Prime Day Server Problems


Amazon Prime Day didn’t go as smoothly as customers hoped thanks to server headaches.


[Tue Jul 17th 4:00 pm] Best Group Calling Apps to Download Before iOS 12


Support for group calling is coming to FaceTime this fall as part of iOS 12. It looks awesome, and users can participate in group calls with up to 32 people. They can overlay their face with Memoji, a...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:41 pm] MacOS 10.14 Mojave Removes Subpixel Anti-Aliasing


I was a huge fan of sub-pixel anti-aliasing back in the day (and in fact still have it enabled on 10.13), but it matters far more on non-retina displays than retina ones. I think it’s proper for App...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:34 pm] ∞ I wish the App Store had a delete button on the Update tab


I really enjoy the new App Store, especially the Today tab, where I can in-depth stories about developers, apps, and even collections of apps that I may find interesting. I spend more time on the new...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:29 pm] US House Finally gets a Republican to Back Net Neutrality


Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) says he’s ready to take action and restore net neutrality protection. The rules were overturned and ultimately expired on July 11th, opening the door for ISPs to c...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:25 pm] Apple granted two major Apple Pencil patents for iPad Pro


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 40 newly granted patents for Apple...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:22 pm] Third-Generation MacBook Pro Keyboards Have a Protective Silicon Barrier


Sam Lionhart, writing for iFixit: Here’s an inflammatory take for you: Apple’s new quieter keyboard is actually a silent scheme to fix their keyboard reliability issues. We’re in the middle...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:17 pm] Supporting Michael Tsai’s Blog


Michael Tsai: I’ve been told this is overdue, but I’d like to ask you to help support this site financially. This is optional. I’m not creating a paywall, and I don’t want you to feel guil...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:12 pm] Today only: Save up to 20% at eBay with coupon


Not to be outdone by Amazon, eBay has issued two Prime Day coupon codes, one which is valid sitewide and the other which knocks 20% off select tech, including many iPhones and iPads. Both o...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:10 pm] Dedicated Apple fan creates needlework Mac masterpieces


So you’ve got your perfect Apple geek room: Steve Jobs biographies on the bookshelves, iMac Pro on your desk, and maybe a couple of rare vintage Macs locked in a display cabinet. Looking for somethi...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:06 pm] VirtualLink USB-C standard reduces cables count for VR headsets, is a boon for Mac users


The VirtualLink Consortium has launched a new "Alternate Mode" for USB Type-C designed to reduce the number of cables required for virtual reality headsets to function, one that could make...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:00 pm] Former Apple employee pleads not guilty in trade secret case


A former Apple Inc employee pleaded not guilty on Monday after federal prosecutors filed an indictment...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:58 pm] Popular Science: ‘Do You Really Need to Properly Eject a USB Drive Before Yanking It Out?’


Rob Verger, writing for Popular Science: Pull a USB flash drive out of your Mac without first clicking to eject it, and you’ll get a stern, shameful warning: “Disk Not Ejected Properly.” Bu...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:57 pm] How to download Netflix on a Mac


Want to watch download your favourite Netflix movies and TV shows on your Mac so you (or the kids) can watch them offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix on a Mac.


[Tue Jul 17th 2:54 pm] Republican Mike Coffman joins push to restore net neutrality


Colorado Representative Mike Coffman on Tuesday become the first Republican to demonstrate support for U.S. House efforts to force a vote on net neutrality protections, undone earlier this...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:50 pm] GOP congressman tries belt-and-braces approach to restoring net neutrality


The US Senate may have voted to restore net neutrality, but getting it through the House is a bigger hurdle. However, we’re now at least one step closer thanks to one Republican congressman taking a...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:46 pm] More Than 70 New Emoji Are Coming to an iPhone Near You


It’s World Emoji Day. And Apple, undeniably home of the world’s most recognizable emoji, announced it will unveil 70 new symbols later this year. That includes a long-time fan request for red-head...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:43 pm] Leaked Photo Shows Front Glass for Bigger iPhone Lineup


A leaked photo shows what appears to be the front glass panel for three iPhone models with bigger screen sizes across the board.


[Tue Jul 17th 2:28 pm] Apple, Google cashed in on Pizzagate-offshoot conspiracy app


An app promoting a conspiracy theory featuring Hillary Clinton and a child sex ring lingered at the top of Apple’s App Store...


[Tue Jul 17th 2:04 pm] iFixit 13-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals Bigger Battery, More


iFixit finished tearing down the mid-2018 13-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro and along with the redesigned keyboard they found a higher capacity battery, a T2 chip, and no chance for user upgrades.


[Tue Jul 17th 2:00 pm] Lead your team to victory by mastering scrum project management [Deals]


There are many ways to manage teams around big projects, but few as proven as scrum. The agile framework is ideal for everything from software development to marketing and beyond, so learning it can o...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:59 pm] NBC News: ‘Apple, Google Cashed in on Pizzagate-Offshoot Conspiracy App’


NBC News: An app promoting a conspiracy theory featuring Hillary Clinton and a child sex ring lingered at the top of Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store for months, with both tech giants...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:51 pm] T-Mobile extends (useless) free 2G data to 210 countries, offers $5/day pass for LTE


T-Mobile is extending Simple Global, the scheme that pretends to offer you free unlimited data when travelling, to 210 countries – up from the previous 140. We say ‘pretends’ as what you actuall...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:46 pm] 2018 iPhone glass panels revealed


So far, we’ve heard many reports of this year’s iPhone line-up...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:39 pm] How to hide photos on your iPhone so they don’t show up in your camera roll


ARE YOU looking for a way to keep your saucy iPhone pics locked away from prying eyes? Well, you’re in luck. Apple’s blower has a handy hidden album feature, where you can tuck away those photos...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:30 pm] Comic: The Quiet Keyboard Conspiracy


Blink twice if you really wanted a quieter keyboard. comics from The Pixel Project. ...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:30 pm] Comic: The Quiet Keyboard Conspiracy


Blink twice if you really wanted a quieter keyboard. comics from The Pixel Project. ...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:17 pm] ‘Reverse AR’ Disney app aims to entertain your family as you wait in line


If you’ve ever been bored while waiting in line for a ride at a Disney theme park, the company has a solution – a kind of reverse augmented reality app …


[Tue Jul 17th 1:15 pm] Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty to stealing secret blueprints for self-driving car project


A former member of Apple’s self-driving car team pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he stole trade secrets from his employer in his final weeks on the job. Xiaolang Zhang, 33, faces up to 1...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:15 pm] TomTom raises full-year outlook, sees no damage from U.S. tariffs


Dutch digital mapping company TomTom on Tuesday raised its full-year outlook as upbeat sales of software and services...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:04 pm] How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac


Everything you need to know about backing up your Mac using Time Machine, including: how to use Time Machine, what to do if Time Machine is too slow, what Time Machine backs up and whether it backs up...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:50 pm] Best Mac for music production


Which is the best Mac for making music? We compare the Apple Mac range to see which one is best for music production.


[Tue Jul 17th 12:45 pm] Apple unveils new emoji characters for World Emoji Day


More than 70 new emoji characters are coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:43 pm] KeyQue 9 shows a table of available emoji characters


Ergonis Software has rolled out KeyCue 9, an update of their keyboard shortcut cheat sheet. The upgrade shows a table of all available emoji characters and lets you insert any emoji with a click. Key...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:30 pm] Logo Pop Adds 250 New Editable Graphics


MacAppware, a division of 128bit Technologies, has added 250 new editable graphics to Logo Pop, its logo design app for Mac.  The utility allows you to create a professional looking vector based logo...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:28 pm] iOS beta of Microsoft Edge browser now lets you use a photo to search [Video]


I haven’t yet seen any particular reason to give Microsoft’s Edge browser a try, but one feature added to the beta today looks neat: you can now use a photo from your camera roll to perform a sear...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:25 pm] Stretchy substrates could help Apple produce flexible displays for future iPhone


Apple is considering alternative ways to mount sensors, indicators, switches, and other elements to create devices and components like a flexible display, including attaching parts to an el...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:20 pm] Apple’s modern new store in Walnut Creek, CA set to open on July 28th


Less than a month after relocating an aging store in Seattle’s University Village to a dramatically larger and more modern space nearby, Apple will do the same in Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza. Ac...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:00 pm] Today in Apple history: iMac G4 gets super-sized screen


July 17, 2002: Apple ships a new super-sized iMac G4, offering a 17-inch widescreen LCD display that becomes the envy of most computer users at the time. “The best consumer desktop just got even bet...


[Tue Jul 17th 11:58 am] 2018 iPhone glass panels make their first appearance


So far, we’ve heard many reports of this year’s iPhone line-up, and seen some claimed schematics, along with renders based on them, but a photo posted today claims to give us our first look at act...


[Tue Jul 17th 11:43 am] New iPhone 9 and iPhone X Leaks Appear to Confirm Budget-Friendly Features


A new iPhone leak appears to confirm the company’s plans to launch three new devices this year — and it’s great news for those on a budget. Benjamin Geskin, a prolific Apple leaker that revealed...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:50 am] Apple turns to Memoji to decorate its executive profiles page


Apple on Monday unveiled all the new emoji that are coming to iPhone, iPad, and Mac this fall. Of course, we already knew those emoji were in the making and that they’ll soon be available on all sma...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:11 am] 2018 iPhone screen protectors reveal a nasty surprise


It turns out the more affordable 6.1-inch iPhone that Apple has planned for 2018 won’t quite be the iPhone X lookalike we were expecting. The brand new handset will certainly borrow a lot of the iP...


[Tue Jul 17th 10:00 am] Sonos Beam review: Features galore, but best suited to smaller home theaters


Alexa and AirPlay 2 support are just two of the features the Sonos Beam delivers, just don’t expect it to fill a big room.


[Tue Jul 17th 9:46 am] Apple pulls controversial conspiracy app from the App Store


Apple has removed QDrops, a $0.99 paid app designed to promote a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton and a supposed child sex ring, from the App Store. Despite its pro-free speech position, Apple...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:40 am] Best pro Mac 2018


Should creative pro users buy the iMac, MacBook Pro or iMac Pro, or should they wait for the Mac Pro?


[Tue Jul 17th 9:35 am] Apple replaced its executive portraits with Memoji


Today is World Emoji Day, and to get in on the fun, Apple has replaced all of its executives’ headshots with Memoji versions of their faces. Technically, Memoji are not the same thing as emoji...


[Tue Jul 17th 9:15 am] Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty to stealing self-driving car trade secrets - Roadshow


Xiaolang Zhang faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.


[Tue Jul 17th 9:05 am] Consumers have a rising interest in ‘innovative’ payment methods


Credit card remains the leading payment choice of digital buyers in the U.S. and Canada, according to new data from Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.co). However, there’s increasing use...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:31 am] Ginger emoji added to iPhone for first time ever to celebrate World Emoji Day


GINGERS REJOICE – Apple is showing off its new flame-haired emojis to celebrate World Emoji Day. They form part of the 70 new icons heading to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac later this year in a...


[Tue Jul 17th 8:00 am] Ex-employee accused of stealing Apple Car plans pleads not guilty


The former Apple employee arrested for allegedly stealing plans for the Apple Car has pleaded not guilty to his charge. Xiaolang Zhang was indicted on one single charge of trade secret theft. He’s a...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:00 am] macOS Mojave: How to use new screenshot and screencast tools without Grab


With some similarities to last year’s screenshot updates that came with iOS 11, macOS Mojave offers up some handy new functionality and changes to taking screenshots. Follow along for what’s new a...


[Tue Jul 17th 7:00 am] Logo Pop Adds 250 New Editable Graphics To Make Logo Design Even Easier


MacAppware, a division of 128bit Technologies, announced today it has added 250 new editable graphics to its popular Logo Pop, the powerful logo design app for Mac. Easily create a professional lookin...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:30 am] On World Emoji Day, KeyCue 9 reinvents emoji typing - save 25% today


Did you know that July 17th is World Emoji Day? As it happens, this is also the release date of KeyCue 9, which revolutionizes input of emoji characters. While the online community loves emojis, peopl...


[Tue Jul 17th 5:30 am] AirBeamTV launches Mirror to Windows PC for iPhone and iPad


AirBeamTV today introduces Mirror to Windows PC, a new iPhone and iPad application for screen mirroring from iOS devices to Microsoft PCs. The Mirror to PC app is the first app to allow for wireless s...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:45 am] Apple Yanks QAnon-Themed App From App Store After Reporters Notice, Still on Play Store Though


Apple has reportedly pulled QDrops, an app which sent alerts about the absolutely inane QAnon conspiracy theory, from its App Store after an NBC News inquiry into why the hell it and Google’s Play S...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:03 am] Apple removes Qanon fringe conspiracy theory application from the App Store


An app meant to keep readers informed about the Qanon conspiracy theory has been removed from the App Store. As first reported by NBC News, the “QDrops” application would send users alerts for new...


[Tue Jul 17th 4:01 am] Digits 3 tape calculator for iPhone and iPad brings new design, Split View, more


Digits is a tape calculator for iPhone and iPad that combines the flexibility of a text editor with the brains of a calculator. Digits 3 is “a top-to-bottom rewrite” and the new version is out tod...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:09 am] Microsoft Edge iOS beta offers handy visual search tool


Today, beta testers of the Microsoft Edge browser on iOS can now try out Visual Search, which parses images taken by your device's camera and delivers links to related information. The Bing-based feat...


[Tue Jul 17th 3:03 am] Apple updates App Store Connect and TestFlight apps for iOS


Apple today has rolled out a pair of updates for its App Store Connect and TestFlight applications on iOS. The updates bring the former to version 1.0.1 and the latter to version 2.1.


[Tue Jul 17th 1:51 am] Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty in theft of Project Titan trade secrets case


Last week, it was reported that a former Apple employee had been charged by the FBI with stealing trade secrets related to the company’s Project Titan autonomous driving technology. As reported by R...


[Tue Jul 17th 1:29 am] MacOS Mojave Beta 4 Released for Testing


Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Mojave 10.14 to users engaged in the MacOS developer beta testing program. The new macOS Mojave developer beta build is 18A336e and, as is usual, ha...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:02 am] I Fear Mankind’s Future Because Emoji


I fear for mankind. Not so much because of illiterate world leaders or those frightful people who vote them into office. Not so much for disease or greed or artificial intelligence or robot overlords....


[Tue Jul 17th 12:01 am] MacBook Pros Have Keyboard Diapers


Wait. That’s not right. A diaper is designed to keep baby mess or adult mess inside. Whatever new protection Apple gave to new MacBook Pro models seems designed to keep the mess outside. What’s th...


[Tue Jul 17th 12:00 am] Easy Ways To Send Files On A Mac


How many ways can you send a file from here to there on your Mac? What about iPhone and iPad? The methods to send files anywhere are many and time honored. Here are a few I use every ...  


[Mon Jul 16th 11:45 pm] Apple Seeds macOS Mojave Developer Beta 4, Supports 2018 MacBook Pro Models


The biggest known change is support for the new 2018 MacBook Pro models that shipped last week.


[Mon Jul 16th 11:43 pm] Apple announces 70 new emojis coming to iOS 12 and macOS 11.14 Mojave


Today is “World Emoji Day,” apparently. Who knew ????????‍♂️?! Yes, today is the day we officially celebrate the little emoji characters. Quite frankly, as far as I’m concerned, every day...


[Mon Jul 16th 11:17 pm] Apple Leadership Page Gets Memoji Makeover for World Emoji Day


Apple redid its executive profiles using the upcoming Memoji feature in iOS 12 for iPhone X (and new iPhone models to be announced this fall), all as part of its World Emoji Day celebration/blitz.


[Mon Jul 16th 11:06 pm] Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals


For Amazon Prime Day 2018, the retailer has upped its game considerably. Its annual summer sale may not yet rival Black Friday, but this year’s event is a bright spot in an otherwise ho-hum seaso...


[Mon Jul 16th 10:43 pm] Apple teases more than 70 new emoji, including red hair and superheroes


Happy World Emoji Day! 🎉  Today, Apple teased more than 70 new emoji to mark the unofficial holiday. The new set of emoji is scheduled to hit iOS devices later this year. The soon-to-be-released u...


[Mon Jul 16th 10:43 pm] Apple gives its leadership site a Memoji overhaul in celebration of World Emoji Day


Apple is truly going all-out for World Emoji Day. After showing off the 70 new emoji characters coming to iOS later this year, the company has also overhauled its Apple Leadership webpage with new Mem...


[Mon Jul 16th 10:23 pm] Apple posts fourth developer beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave


Apple has issued the fourth beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave.  Registered developers can download it via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it can be downloaded...


[Mon Jul 16th 10:19 pm] Now Might Be a Great Time to Invest in Apple’s VCSEL Suppliers


With Apple just months away from announcing at least five new devices — including three new iPhone and two new iPad Pro models — boasting TrueDepth camera systems, edge-to-edge displays and Face I...


[Mon Jul 16th 10:13 pm] The App Store continues to bring in nearly double the revenue of Google Play, data shows


As we move into the second half of 2018, app analytics firm Sensor Tower is today out with its data for global app revenue during the first half of the year. As has become the norm, the numbers show j...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:53 pm] Apple Teases New Emoji Coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS


Apple is celebrating World Emoji Day on July 17 by teasing some of the new emoji characters slated to arrive on its various operating systems this fall. All in all, there are more than 70 new emoji ba...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:35 pm] This Seagate Prime Day sale has a dozen ways to expand your storage


Save money on all kinds of storage. This huge Seagate sale covers internal, external, portable drives, and drives meant to take a beating. Many of these are great low prices and most of them are only...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:27 pm] Moment of truth for Google as record EU antitrust fine looms


Google is set to face a record-busting EU antitrust fine this week over its Android mobile operating system...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:27 pm] Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones


World Emoji Day is 17 July, and Apple is celebrating the event by introducing 70 new emoji characters, including gingers.Apple has shared details on new


[Mon Jul 16th 9:25 pm] Apple shows off Apple Watch Series 3 in latest ‘Close Your Rings’ videos


After sharing a series of new Apple Pay Cash advertisements last week, Apple has kicked off this week with three new Apple Watch videos. These videos come as part of the company’s “Close Your Ring...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:22 pm] Woman Finds Her iPhone Unharmed After Falling 1,000-Feet from Plane


We’ve witnessed numerous accounts in which Apple’s iPhone devices have prevailed when pitted against a range of physical or environmental extremes. From stress tests executed in the name of showc...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:15 pm] More Details on the 8th Gen. Intel CPUs in New MacBook Pros


Page 2 of Particle Debris takes us to an exploration of the 8th generation Core CPUs used in the new MacBook Pros. Plus, the re-emergence of Spectre—and the continuing work on how to defend. Also, h...


[Mon Jul 16th 9:07 pm] Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers


Finishing up its teardown of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit on Monday noted that the computer has bigger battery and speaker components, which appear to have come without an increas...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:54 pm] Apple’s China growth can trump India woes


India has been a source of frustration for Apple for years...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:44 pm] TMO Background Mode Interview with Amateur Astronomer Mike Weasner


Mike Weasner is a noted amateur astronomer, known for his book on the Meade ETX telescopes, early iPhone astrophotography and work with the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) in Arizona. Very ea...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:42 pm] Apple seeds fourth macOS Mojave beta to developers


The fourth beta of macOS Mojave is already here after Apple seeded a new update of the upcoming Mac update to developers this morning. macOS Mojave is the first of Apple’s big 2018 software updates...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:18 pm] Walmart’s New Tech Will Be Able to Spy on Employees and Customers


Walmart has patented an audio surveillance system that would allow the company to collect recordings of conversations between cashiers and customers during transactions. According to the patent descri...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:15 pm] macOS Mojave developer beta 4 for Mac now available, supports 2018 MacBook Pro


macOS Mojave developer beta 4 is now available for testing. The new beta includes support for new 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models. As always, we’ll dig through the latest beta version and hig...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:14 pm] Full 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off bigger battery, new T2 chip, more


Though iFixit offered us a brief glimpse at the new MacBook Pro keyboard last week, the site is back today with its full teardown of the 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. While the internals o...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:06 pm] iPhone 7 Survives Two Days at the Bottom of the Ocean


Of all the things you’d expect to find on the ocean floor, a perfectly functioning iPhone probably isn’t one of them. But that’s exactly what scuba diver Cerys Hearsey of Essex, England found on...


[Mon Jul 16th 8:00 pm] How to make an anonymous call from your iPhone


If you want to make a call but don’t want to let the giant marketing company / slightly weird stranger...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:50 pm] How to Get Dynamic Desktops on Any Version of Mac OS – Without Mojave!


Dynamic Desktops are an interesting feature in MacOS Mojave that cause the desktop wallpaper to change throughout the day with the time, mimicking the changes in lighting that would occur in a scene a...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:45 pm] Grab Apple’s beautiful iPad Pro wallpapers for free


  Anyone in an Apple Store recently may have seen the really spectacular images pre-loaded on iPad Pro models. But now you don’t have to leave your chair to see them because they’re all available...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:38 pm] iPhone 7 Plus survives 300-foot drop from amusement park ride in Florida


Apple has never claimed that the iPhone is indestructible, but another news story finds one of the devices continuing to work after falling hundreds of feet to the ground from an amusement...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:34 pm] Best Amazon Prime Day deals on fitness trackers and smartwatches


While Prime Day is a great chance to grab a cheap TV, PC, or DVD set, it’s also a good excuse to get the tools you need to get in shape. Amazon is running a few awesome deals on fitness trackers...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:31 pm] 9to5Mac Daily: July 16, 2018


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 Over...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:26 pm] Apple’s iPhone X: 8 Months Later


The iPhone X has been for sale for eight months...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:22 pm] Apple celebrates World Emoji Day


More than 70 new emoji characters are coming to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac later this year in a free software update.  Apple says that the new emoji designs, created based on approved char...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:15 pm] 2018 MacBook Pro review roundup: Apple unleashes a speed demon


Apple’s new MacBook Pro offers buyers significantly improved performance at the same price as last year’s models, as well as a “quieter,” improved butterfly keyboard and a True Tone display. B...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:10 pm] Apple Losing Key Executives In India


Apple is struggling in its efforts to boost market share in India, with Bloomberg reporting that the firm had lost key executives in the country in recent weeks. Citing people familiar with the matter...


[Mon Jul 16th 7:01 pm] Apple teases redheads, kangaroo for World Emoji Day - CNET


The gingers are coming to your iPhone.


[Mon Jul 16th 6:57 pm] Apple highlights new emojis coming with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave to celebrate World Emoji Day


World Emoji Day is tomorrow, July 17, and Apple is celebrating by highlighting some of the 70+ new emoji that will be featured in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave.Apple says “more than 70 new emoji charac...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:49 pm] This Chat App Combines Multiple Chat Services Into One


There’s an app called One Chat for Mac and iPad that combines multiple chat services into one. The chat app supports WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram, Google Hangouts, Twitter, a...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:45 pm] MLB slugger credits iPad for improving his swing


Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez is headed to the All-Star game leading the American League in home runs and RBIs thanks largely to a lineup of iPads he uses to record every swing. Martinez was laughed a...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:42 pm] Apple Secretively Adds Dust-Proofing to the New MacBook Pro


Apple has, almost secretively, added a small feature to new MacBook Pro models that could mitigate problems with Apple’s butterfly keyboard design. According to teardown specialists at iFixit, Appl...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:38 pm] Phone Calls Are Dead. Is Voice Chat the Future?


Not many people like to make and take phone calls nowadays. But David Pierce writes that sending text messages removes the humanity from communication. Is voice chat the future instead? In the swing f...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:33 pm] Cell Phone Carriers Share Your Location With Cops


To whom and for what purpose? Everything from preventing credit card fraud to providing roadside assistance…or surveillance.


[Mon Jul 16th 6:31 pm] Hackers Stole Data from 13 iPhone Owners in Hyper-Targeted Attack


A highly targeted and sophisticated malware campaign has impacted a group of 13 iPhone owners in India. While the campaign, which was first reported by cybersecurity intelligence group Cisco Talos, ap...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:29 pm] Organize Your Apple Accessories with BentoStack: $42.95


Check out the BentoStack, an organizer for your Apple accessories. Borrowing its design from a Japanese bento box, BentoStack fits everything just so. It includes four adjustable compartment dividers...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:21 pm] Apple Celebrates World Emoji Day With Preview of 70 New Emoji


Apple Newsroom: More than 70 new emoji characters are coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac later this year in a free software update. The new emoji designs, created based on approved charac...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:20 pm] Apple adds more hair, animals, and superheroes to new emoji


Tomorrow is World Emoji Day, and there are two important takeaways. One is that we didn’t make that up; World Emoji Day is really a thing. The other is that Apple is celebrating by showing off the o...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:19 pm] Apple’s new emojis will include a superhero and more hair options


Apple announced today that more than 70 new emojis are on the way, including characters with more hair options, new food items and additional animals. Emoji faces will soon have the option of having r...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:04 pm] Tim Bajarin: How Apple could deliver the ‘next’ big thing in personal computing


From my years of tracking Apple, two very consistent threads seem to drive Apple’s strategy...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:03 pm] Apple teases upcoming emoji additions in iOS and macOS to mark World Emoji Day


Apple is celebrating World Emoji Day on July 17 by sharing what some of the new emoji arriving to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later this year will look like, with the new batch featuring new ha...


[Mon Jul 16th 6:02 pm] Uber update turns iPhone into a colorful light to flag your driver


Chasing down your Uber driver just got a lot easier for iPhone users thanks to a new update to the ride-sharing app. The company revealed a couple of changes and tweaks rolling out today, one of which...