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[Mon Feb 11th 12:02 am] The Very Sneaky Way Google Tracks You


If you’re online, you’re being tracked. It’s that simple. Other than going off the grid or jumping through all the VPN hoops, tracking remains ubiquitous and surreptitious. Here’s one you may...


[Mon Feb 11th 12:01 am] What Happened To Small Smartphones?


There are three basic schools of thought when it comes to popular small smartphones of the iPhone SE class. First, iPhone SE customers love it and decry that Apple has nothing new to replace it. Secon...


[Mon Feb 11th 12:01 am] Samsung Reinvents Apple Watch (again)


We need to be honest about modern technology companies. Nobody copies Apple hardware better than Samsung. Remember the original smartwatch? It wasn’t Apple Watch. Samsung had a smartwatch long befor...


[Mon Feb 11th 12:00 am] Try A Free Online Image Shrinking Tool



[Sun Feb 10th 10:56 pm] iPhone SE 2 featuring notch and full glass rear demonstrated in latest concept video


iPhone SE might have one of the most ambiguous futures in the Apple product lineup. Its blast-from-the-past design casts it as the final (for now) official iPhone from Apple with a 4-inch display, an...


[Sun Feb 10th 6:00 pm] iFlicks 3, Skype, Obscura, and other amazing apps fo the week


This week we blur the background in Skype, edit Photos on the iPad in Obscura, clean up our movies with iFlicks 3, and check the forecast on our Apple Watches with Carrot Weather. (via Cult of Mac - T...


[Sun Feb 10th 5:00 pm] How to stream the 61st annual Grammys live on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac


The 61st annual Grammys take place tonight, and music fans everywhere will want to find time to tune in to the live stream. CBS holds full broadcasting rights to the annual Grammy Awards, so how to s...


[Sun Feb 10th 4:44 pm] Bad news piles up for Qualcomm in Apple dispute


A few months after Apple sued Qualcomm two years ago, the chipmaker started a patent enforcement campaign...


[Sun Feb 10th 4:40 pm] Upgrade rate slows by 33 percent as we hold onto our iPhones ever longer


The days when people bought a new iPhone every two years are over, according to an industry analyst. In fact, many people are holding on to their handsets for twice that long. That’s bad news for Ap...


[Sun Feb 10th 4:25 pm] AT&T offering FREE Apple TV 4K when you sign-up for its Fiber Internet service


AT&T is currently offering a FREE Apple TV 4K 32GB to new AT&T Fiber Internet subscribers when code GET4KTV has been applied at checkout. To lock-in the promo, you’ll have to pick from the 300Mbps...


[Sun Feb 10th 4:05 pm] How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad Pro (2018)


Rarely you may need to enter into Recovery Mode on an iPad Pro in order to restore iOS or update iOS software. The latest iPad Pro models without a Home button make the typical process of getting into...


[Sun Feb 10th 3:34 pm] Everyone’s favorite ultra-thin iPhone cases are only $8.99 for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max


If you’re looking for the ultimate iPhone case to provide protection from scratches without adding any bulk whatsoever, we’ve got just the thing. The TOZO Ultra-Slim iPhone Case measures just 0.35...


[Sun Feb 10th 3:13 pm] Apple offering custom ‘Grammy Awards experience’ and 4 months free of Apple Music via Shazam


Apple officially completed its acquisition of music tagging service Shazam a few months ago. Now, it’s putting the app to use to promote an “Apple Music special offer” during The Grammys tonigh...


[Sun Feb 10th 1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Mac Color Classic ditches monochrome


February 10, 1993: Apple launches the Macintosh Color Classic, the company’s first color compact Mac. As the first desktop Mac to offer an integrated color display, and the last U.S. Mac to offer th...


[Sun Feb 10th 10:53 am] Apple is offering an extended Apple Music trial during the Grammys for Shazam users


Apple acquired Shazam last year, and it’s using the music search app to provide a special offer for users who are watching tonight’s Grammy Awards (as spotted by 9to5Mac). They’ll get a ru...


[Sun Feb 10th 10:45 am] The iPhone X is back on sale, but for how long? - CNET


The iPhone X returns and is cheaper than ever and new details about the three rear cameras rumored to be coming to the 2019 iPhones.


[Sat Feb 9th 10:53 pm] Appleby lifts Cleveland State over Milwaukee 78-68


Tyree Appleby records a triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to lead Cleveland St. to a 78-68 win over Milwaukee        


[Sat Feb 9th 10:45 pm] The Army Thinks Their New Rifle Will Be Like an iPhone


There are not many ways in which an iPhone resembles a battle rifle, but military officials searching for a contractor to build the gun of the future seem to think there is....


[Sat Feb 9th 10:34 pm] Why you should not waste your money on a ‘5G’ phone in 2019


Smartphone makers and network carriers are doing their best to hype up 5G as the next big thing...


[Sat Feb 9th 7:10 pm] Glass screen protectors sometimes cause problems for 2018 iPad Pro


Some users of the newest iPad Pro models report that glass screen protectors limit the sensitivity of the touchscreen. These add-ones can also cause problems with Face ID. The maker of a popular line...


[Sat Feb 9th 6:30 pm] Score savings on Nyloon bands with a pre-Valentine’s deal [Watch Store]


Valentine’s Day is coming up this week and now’s your chance to get a Nyloon Apple Watch band for a friend and one for yourself at a discount. Until February 13, buy any Nyloon band and get a seco...


[Sat Feb 9th 6:10 pm] How to Setup a WyzeCam Security Camera with Motion Detection Alerts Sent to Your iPhone


WyzeCam – $26 on Amazon (you can setup multiple cameras if you’d like to) Get the Wyze app on iPhone and create a free account if you haven’t done so yet The wi-fi network password and router na...


[Sat Feb 9th 5:10 pm] Engadget readers review the Apple Watch Series 4


This smartwatch is definitely best in its class...


[Sat Feb 9th 4:45 pm] Comparing the 2018 MacBook Air with the less-expensive 2017 model


The 2018 MacBook Air refresh is packed with potential, but is it worth buying it versus the prior generation? AppleInsider talks about which version is the better option for your money.


[Sat Feb 9th 4:38 pm] Comment: Apple is taking its in-store iPhone push too far by promoting upgrades instead of repairs


It’s no secret that Apple has been pushing iPhone upgrades like never before over the last several months. Yesterday, however, I visited an Apple store to have my iPhone XS Max serviced, and I real...


[Sat Feb 9th 4:38 pm] Apple stock: Don’t stop believin’


As the leaves turned this fall, Apple investors went from mania to panic...


[Sat Feb 9th 4:00 pm] Why iPads and MacBook Pros drive us nuts [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 282]


We love Apple products. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be even better. In this week’s issue of Cult of Mac Magazine, you’ll get the lowdown on our pet peeves about working with the iPad and...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:49 pm] Apple Tells App Developers to Disclose or Remove Screen Recording Code


Zack Whittaker, TechCrunch: Apple is telling app developers to remove or properly disclose their use of analytics code that allows them to record how a user interacts with their iPhone apps — or...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:35 pm] This week’s top stories: Apple’s new retail boss, Group FaceTime is back, macOS Keychain exploit, more


In this week’s top stories: Group FaceTime is back, a macOS Keychain exploit, Tesla launches new iPhone cases, and Apple releases the second beta of iOS 12.2. Read on for all of this week’s bigg...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:30 pm] Learn what it takes to be a Silicon Valley success story [Deals]


We’ve all heard the legendary stories of Silicon Valley success. But chances are, you haven’t heard from the people behind those stories. So this bundle of video lessons offers unique insight into...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:30 pm] Our readers review the Apple Watch Series 4


Two months after our review of the Apple Watch Series 4 was published, we asked our readers to leave their critique of the device on its product page in our buyer's guide. Almost 30 readers participat...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:00 pm] My must-have Mac applications


In a world where everyone is moving to web applications, I still love using native apps, and I think there is still a market for them. Without them, a MacBook Air is just an overpriced Chromebook. Na...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:00 pm] Making the Grade: iTunes U and iBooks Author are suffering from software rot


Google has been ridiculed over creating and shutting down various applications over the years, but when it comes to enterprise software applications, I would prefer that over letting things die a sl...


[Sat Feb 9th 2:00 pm] Amazon's Bezos & Twitter winners of week; Apple Store, InstaCart losers


Busy week dominated by Bezos v. National Enquirer via Twitter & Medium; GoPro, Snapchat & podcasts also winners; not so Apple Store or InstaCart        


[Sat Feb 9th 2:00 pm] Amazon's Bezos & Twitter winners of week; Apple Store, InstaCart losers


Busy week dominated by Bezos v. National Enquirer via Twitter & Medium; GoPro, Snapchat & podcasts also winners; not so Apple Store or InstaCart        


[Sat Feb 9th 1:26 pm] Apple sending push notifications to former Apple Music subscribers offering new free trial


Over the last week, it appears that Apple has been sending iOS users mass push notifications with Apple Music free trial offers. The notifications seem to target who were at one point an Apple Music...


[Sat Feb 9th 1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs’ NeXT quits making computers


February 9, 1993: NeXT Computers, the company Steve Jobs founded after being pushed out of Apple, quits making computers. The company changes its name to NeXT Software and focuses its efforts entirely...


[Sat Feb 9th 11:30 am] The iPhone X is back on sale, but for how long? - CNET


The iPhone X returns and is cheaper than ever and new details about the three rear cameras rumored to be coming to the 2019 iPhones.


[Sat Feb 9th 2:31 am] Weekend Apple deals: $199 Apple Watches and $249 iPads while supplies last


Price drops on Apple products continue into the weekend with iPads and Apple Watches getting the latest round of discounts. Pick up a 2018 iPad or iPad Pro at up to $100 off, or grab an App...


[Sat Feb 9th 12:00 am] Protect your iPhone from moisture and extreme temperatures [Deals]


The whole point of having a smartphone is to take it everywhere. But depending on where you go, your phone could be exposed to potential hazards, mostly in the form of moisture and temperature. So why...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:51 pm] Backblaze: The Least Reliable Hard Drives


Cult of Mac writes about the experience Backblaze has had with its many thousands of hard drives. “Statistics on hard drive reliability just released by data-storage company Backblaze would seem to...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:51 pm] Conspiracy Theories About the Departure of Apple’s Angela Ahrendts


Lots of articles are trying to put together a collective, coherent theory about why Angela Ahrendts is leaving Apple.


[Fri Feb 8th 10:35 pm] How to Bypass “Safari no longer supports unsafe extension” Error in Mac OS Mojave


If you try to install an older Safari extension in modern Mac Safari versions, you will see an error message stating “Safari no longer supports the unsafe extension “Extension name”. You can fin...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:32 pm] Sprint Sues AT&T Over Misleading ‘5G E’ Icon on Android and iOS Devices


Some companies have criticized or poked fun at AT&T for its fake 5G icon, but Sprint has taken its response one step further. More specifically, the fourth largest U.S. carrier has filed a federal law...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:32 pm] So-called smart home devices attract hackers in their first five minutes online


Within five minutes of a smart device going online, hackers will try to gain access...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:12 pm] Emoji is causing big problems for the U.S. legal system


The increase in the use of emoji in daily life is reportedly causing issue...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:10 pm] Apple Is Proving The Naysayers Wrong



[Fri Feb 8th 9:27 pm] Amazon Offers Brand New MacBook Air Laptops for Less Than Apple Refurbished


Apple has begun offering two popular Mac models on its Certified Refurbished page — meaning you can save some money on Apple computers. On Friday, the Cupertino tech giant listed various refurbished...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:26 pm] Apple debuts Memoji-themed ads featuring Florida Georgia Line, Khalid, and Ariana Grande ahead of Grammys telecast


The Grammys will be broadcast by CBS on Sunday, February 10th...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:03 pm] Apple looks to sell Stockholm property following prolonged public outcry over flagship store plan


Apple is now looking to unload the property it planned to occupy...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:00 pm] ‘Fortnite’ Revenue Reaches $500M on iOS in Less Than A Year (Analyst)


The mobile version of “Fortnite” has officially made half a billion dollars on iOS in less than a year, according to market intelligence company Sensor Tower. It surpassed that milestone 326 days...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:00 pm] How to search your Google search history


Google remembers every search you make, and every link you click. Here’s how to search that history, and to disable it if you like. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


[Fri Feb 8th 8:49 pm] Here’s Why You Should Update to iOS 12.1.4 Right Now (It’s Not the Spy Bug)


A pair of now-resolved iOS security flaws were successfully exploited by attackers to hack Apple devices “in the wild,” according to a new report. The attacks apparently came before Apple was able...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:42 pm] Analyst: Average iPhone upgrade cycle now lasts four years, up from three in 2018


It seems fair to say that since the release of iPhone 6, A-series processor updates have been more for future-proofing purposes rather than present necessity for the average user. As a result, bienni...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:35 pm] Amazon launches Amazon Live streaming site and Amazon Live Creator iOS app for hosts from Amazon and brands to showcase available products (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)


Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Amazon launches Amazon Live streaming site and Amazon Live Creator iOS app for hosts from Amazon and brands to showcase available products  —  Amazon is taking on QVC w...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:23 pm] iOS 12.2 adds ‘Mark as Played’ feature to Apple Podcasts


The Apple Podcasts app gets a small, but certainly welcome, new feature in iOS 12.2. You can now tap on the More options menu to access a new podcast feature for episodes: Mark as Played … The po...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:17 pm] Do You Know All Three Ways to Zoom Using Your iPhone’s Camera?


Pinch-to-zoom is the tried and true way to zoom before taking a photo on any iPhone. But believe it or not, there are actually three ways to zoom using your iPhone’s camera. Even better yet, two of...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:10 pm] Apple Doesn’t Treat Roger Stone Any Differently


During Robert Mueller’s investigation they discovered Paul Manafort had tampered with witnesses. How was this discovered? Unencrypted WhatsApp messages that were backed up to iCloud. Apple handed ov...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:00 pm] This free Blu-ray player for Mac does cool things QuickTime can’t


This post is presented by Leawo Software. These days it’s normal to watch movies on our Macs. Usually that means streaming from Netflix or some other online service. But why should your old Blu-ray...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:49 pm] Department of Homeland Security to Investigate Foreign VPNs


Senators Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio are worried about the possibility of foreign VPNs used to spy on U.S. government employees.


[Fri Feb 8th 7:41 pm] ★ On Covering Webcams


I’m a big fan of Joanna Stern — she was in fact just on my podcast and it was one of my favorite episodes in a while. At the end of the episode, she mentioned that she was working on a piece about...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:32 pm] Ian Bremmer: Apple won’t have a business model in China in 5-10 years


He also predicted that the United States would not levy any more tariffs on China...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:20 pm] Writing for Print vs. Writing for the Web


Dr. Mac says that using a Mac to compose words has changed dramatically over the years. Find out how things have changed in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves… a delightful little ditty he like...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:19 pm] Apple warns app developers to stop snooping on users


Apple just gave an ultimatum to app developers: Quit snooping on our customers or get kicked off the iPhone. In the latest push in Apple’s widening campaign for digital privacy, the tech giant is cr...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:18 pm] ENEGARM Wireless Car Charger: $34.95


We have a deal on the ENEGARM Wireless Car Charger. This car mount charger offers 720 degrees of movements (as in multiple axis), with charging for Qi-enabled devices including iPhone 8/X and later....


[Fri Feb 8th 7:17 pm] Still More Data Breach Updates, iPad Picks – TMO Daily Observations 2019-02-08


Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the newest collection of breached data and some picks for great iPad apps.


[Fri Feb 8th 7:11 pm] Apple busts out star-studded Memoji ads for the Grammys


Apple is back with some new Memoji ads just in time for the 2019 Grammy awards. Just like last year’s ads, the Memoji videos features some of the biggest names in music that have been morphed into s...


[Fri Feb 8th 7:00 pm] Easily share your wireless network with Wifi Porter [Review]


Wifi Porter takes the hassle out of letting friends or guests access your wireless network. Just tap this accessory from Ten One Design with your iPhone or Android device and the login details will be...


[Fri Feb 8th 6:48 pm] Apple Faces Backlash for iOS App that Allows Men to Stop Women Leaving Saudi Arabia


Apple faced critcism for hosting an iOS app that gives men in Saudi Arabia the right to track women and stop them leaving the country.


[Fri Feb 8th 6:32 pm] What has changed in macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update?


A memory corruption issue in Foundation which could allow an app to...


[Fri Feb 8th 6:30 pm] Stacktrace podcast joining 9to5Mac, subscribe now and hear new episodes every week


9to5Mac has new podcast news to share! John Sundell and myself, Gui Rambo, started Stacktrace last year with the goal of producing a podcast about Apple and general tech news, specifically from a dev...


[Fri Feb 8th 6:01 pm] Apple’s new retail head needs to fix the biggest problem with Apple Retail Stores


There are many things to love about Apple Stores. The designs are great...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:57 pm] Apple looks to offload property for Stockholm store blocked by popular resistance


With its original plans to build a Stockholm store mothballed, Apple is reportedly looking to sell back the Kungstradgarden property it intended to occupy.


[Fri Feb 8th 5:56 pm] Spotify will soon ban accounts that use ad blockers


You could soon see your Spotify account banned or shutdown completely if you use an ad blocker. The music streaming service’s updated terms of service, which go into effect on March 1, now specifica...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:52 pm] Apple Turns Music Stars into Memoji for New Videos


Apple released three new videos that showed off both Memoji and Apple Music, featuring Ariana Grande, Khalid, and Florida George Line.


[Fri Feb 8th 5:35 pm] U.S. Senators Demand Answers from Facebook, Apple and Google on Invasive ‘Research’ Apps


Three U.S. Senators are seeking answers from Apple, Facebook, and Google regarding Facebook’s invasive research app that paid consumers — including teens — to allow the company to collect stagg...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:30 pm] Best Valentine’s Day gifts for Apple fans [Gift Guide]


Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching, which means it’s time to start shopping for that special someone in your life. If they’re a fan of Apple products and awesome gadgets to go with them, Cult o...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:25 pm] Apple gifting education funds to teen who found FaceTime bug


Apple has rolled out software updates to iPhones to fix a privacy issue affecting FaceTime, and said it would contribute toward the education of the 14-year-old who discovered the problem.


[Fri Feb 8th 5:21 pm] 9to5Mac Happy Hour 211: FaceTime fixed, Angela Ahrendts leaving Apple, 5G E & Animoji


This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iOS 12.1.4 and the fix for Group FaceTime and other security flaws, Apple’s bug bounty program and other security concerns, Angela Ahrendts leaving her role as SV...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:12 pm] Blur is the new black in Apple’s latest iPhone ads


Apple debuted an ad showing off the Depth Control feature on the new X-class iPhones, a 38-second subliminal sales pitch to get you thinking of an upgrade. The iPhone XR and XS handsets offer the comp...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:11 pm] Freezing rain creates 'ghost apples' in Michigan orchard


After freezing rain coated rotten apples with ice, some of the fruit mush slid out revealing glass-like orbs.        


[Fri Feb 8th 5:07 pm] Report: Apple looks to sell Stockholm property following blocked flagship store plan


As the sun sets on plans to transform a historic park in Stockholm with the addition of a flagship Apple store, Apple is now looking to unload the property it planned to occupy and distance itself fr...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:01 pm] Angela Ahrendts’ post-Apple plans


Decked out in a striking Ralph Lauren pink turtleneck and coat...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:40 pm] iPhones, MacBooks and more price-slashed by 10% in HUGE Apple sale at Very


APPLE fans can get a generous 10% discount on an array of gadgets courtesy of online retailer Very. The deal applies to top Apple products, including the brand new iPhone XR and iPhone XS, the 2018 Ma...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:27 pm] What’s next for Apple’s Retail Store empire?


Apple stores are more than just places to shop...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:13 pm] Sprint Sues AT&T Over Its Bullshit 5G Branding


Richard Lawler, reporting for Engadget: In its claim, Sprint said it commissioned a survey that found 54 percent of consumers believed the “5GE” networks were the same as or better than 5G, an...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:12 pm] Hire of Prominent Obstetrician Suggests Apple Is Increasing Its Focus on Women’s Health


Since the introduction of the Apple Watch, there has been a gradually increasing focus by Apple on features and technologies for improving the health and wellness of its customers, ranging from adding...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:01 pm] Apple to contribute to U.S. teen’s education for discovering Group FaceTime eavesdropping bug


Apple Inc on Thursday rolled out software updates to iPhones to fix a privacy issue...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:00 pm] ∞ MIT robot learns how to play Jenga


First chess, then Go and now Jenga? Is no game safe from computers and robots!?


[Fri Feb 8th 3:57 pm] Spotify to Suspend or Terminate Accounts that Use Ad Blockers


Spotify updated its user guidelines to take a tougher approach against listeners who use ad blockers. TechCrunch reported that the new guidelines said that those using ad blockers will be immediately...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:56 pm] The rise of emoji is causing big problems inside the US judicial system


The increase in the use of emoji in daily life is reportedly causing issues for the United States legal system, with courts slowly coming to terms with the how to interpret the iconography...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:37 pm] Germany Forces Facebook to Get User Consent Before Messaging Merger


Yesterday Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, the country’s antitrust regulator, says that Facebook needs user consent before it merges data from Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. In future, Facebo...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:37 pm] 9to5Mac Daily: February 8, 2019


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


[Fri Feb 8th 3:36 pm] Apple to pay cash bounty, tuition to teen who discovered its FaceTime eavesdropping bug


Apple Inc. on Thursday rolled out a security update that fixes the FaceTime eavesdropping bug, and promised to pay a cash bounty to the 14-year-old Arizona boy who first discovered it. The bug allowe...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:32 pm] The 2020 Olympic medals may be partially made out of old iPhones


The 2020 Olympic medals may be partly made from old iPhones. Tokyo’s organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced that it expects to succeed in its plan to make gold...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:27 pm] Tim Cook to Deliver Tulane University 2019 Commencement Address


Apple CEO Tim Cook will give the keynote address at Tulane University’s 2019 Commencement at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


[Fri Feb 8th 3:24 pm] Harpo Productions Hires Netflix Exec for Apple Video


Apple made a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey and Harpo Productions. The production company has recently hired Terry Wood from Netflix. 


[Fri Feb 8th 3:12 pm] How to edit and customise Control Centre on your iPhone


One of the best features Apple introduced on iOS 11 was the ability to edit and customise the Control Centre on your iPhone. The Control Centre is where


[Fri Feb 8th 3:09 pm] Apple Pay could arrive in Czech Republic this month


Apple Pay could launch in the Czech Republic as soon as February 19, a new report claims. According to sources “familiar with the developments on the banking market,” a number of banks will soon o...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:08 pm] Facebook’s Whack-a-Mole Markup Battle Against Ad Blockers


Wolfie Christl: Facebook adds 5 divs, 9 spans and 30 css classes to every single post in the timeline to make it more difficult to identify and block ‘Sponsored’ posts, oh my. One look at th...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:06 pm] Apple Issues Ultimatum to Developers Who Use Screen Spying Technology


Following a report earlier this week that many prominent iPhone apps were found to be secretly recording users’ screen activity without their knowledge or consent, Apple is now contacting the offend...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:00 pm] New Apple retail chief Deirdre O’Brien receives stock grant worth up to $8.2 million


Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s new retail chief, has been handed restricted stock...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:57 pm] Apple shows off Memoji capabilities with three fun music videos


Making a music video could require a much smaller budget in future: all you need is an iPhone with support for the Memoji feature … The post Apple shows off Memoji capabilities with three fun mus...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:54 pm] This Data Breach is Equal to 469,000 War and Peace Books


Last month we heard of the Collection #1 data breach, which contained 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords. Now, Collections #2-#5 are here. Despite its unthinkable size, which was fir...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:47 pm] Apple’s new retail chief is getting $4M in stock on her first day; here’s how her pay compares


Longtime Apple Inc. veteran Deirdre O’Brien stepped into a new role this week as the company’s head of retail operations, and got a nice bump in stock options, worth about $4 million based on Thur...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:46 pm] Save on Apple’s latest iPad and MacBook Air, DualShock 4 controllers, and more today


The two biggest discounts of the day are both Apple products: the 2018 iPad and MacBook Air. These are notable deals, not just because Apple gear rarely gets a discount worth talking about, but...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:45 pm] Netflix Smart Downloads Come to iOS


After arriving on Android last summer, Netflix Smart Downloads have arrived for iOS. Now when you finish watching a downloaded episode it will be deleted and the next episode will automatically downlo...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:42 pm] On Margins: Lisa Brennan-Jobs and the Design, Production, and Writing of Memoir


Speaking of excellent podcast episodes, do not miss Craig Mod’s interview with Lisa Brennan-Jobs. Any podcast that spends 15-20 minutes talking about the design of a book cover is catnip for me. But...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:39 pm] Reply All: ‘Negative Mount Pleasant’


Absolutely riveting podcast episode on the very local story behind Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory scam, as reported by Reply All’s Sruthi Pinnamaneni’s. Heartbreaking by the end.  ★ 


[Fri Feb 8th 2:38 pm] Opinion: Apple’s new retail head needs to fix the biggest problem with Apple Stores


There are many things to love about Apple Stores. The designs are great. Either funky and modern, with loads of glass and natural light, or a respectful yet contemporary conversion of a classical bui...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:38 pm] Spring Suing AT&T over False 5G Claims


Sprint is suing rival network AT&T over the 5G Evolution branding on its phones. Engadget (which is owned by Verizon), reported that a Sprint survey found that a large number of users thought the 5GE...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:28 pm] New Apple ad for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR spotlights ‘Depth Control’


Apple has debuted a new advertisement on U.S. broadcast, cable TV, and online...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:15 pm] Apple Pay expected to debut in Czech Republic on Feb. 19


Apple Pay may launch in the Czech Republic sooner rather than later, debuting on Feb. 19, according to one report.


[Fri Feb 8th 2:10 pm] iOS Screen Recording App Revelations Led to User Privacy Win


There was something of a public outcry following the revelation that some iOS apps recorded a user’s screen. They did this to learn what users do whilst in the app.  Apple responded, and told deve...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:59 pm] Netflix makes binge-watching easier with killer iPhone ‘Smart Downloads’ feature


A NETFLIX update has added the popular ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for iPhone owners – making it way easier to binge-watch telly. It automatically queues up TV episodes for you to watch offline, a...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:56 pm] Apple Watch Heart Month challenge starts today


Cardiovascular disease takes many forms and some are fully preventable through lifestyle changes...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:52 pm] iPhone snooping: Apple cracks down on apps that secretly record taps, keystrokes


iOS app developers have been capturing how users interact with screens without gaining user consent.


[Fri Feb 8th 1:32 pm] Apple releases FaceTime fix, rewards 14-year-old who discovered eavesdropping bug


“Quite a few of my friends know of it and think it’s pretty cool,” Grant Thompson said in a TV interview.


[Fri Feb 8th 1:30 pm] Leading political scientist thinks Apple’s headed for trouble in China


Apple has increasingly focused on China as its future biggest market, but its future in the country may not be quite as rosy as once predicted. Speaking at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, po...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:28 pm] Jeff Bezos’s War With National Enquirer Involves a Huge Spy Scandal


John Schindler, writing for Observer: A hint where this scandal is headed appeared last night when a Post reporter revealed on MSNBC that Gavin de Becker, the security guru to the stars whom Bezos...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:27 pm] Be Safe on the Internet With This Security Checklist


The Security Checklist is an open source list of resources designed to improve your online privacy and security. Check things off to keep track as you go. This website provides a beginner’s checkli...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:25 pm] Sprint sues AT&T for peddling fake 5G label on a 4G service


Sprint is suing AT&T over the latter’s decision to push a fake 5G label...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:16 pm] Exclusive Apple coupons: $100-$200 off 2018 13" MacBook Pros; $100-$175 off 2018 Mac mini computers


Just in, Apple authorized reseller Adorama has issued fresh discounts on current Apple hardware. Snap up triple digit savings on 2018 13-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar and 2018 Mac mini s...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:00 pm] Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs flips out over iPad tweet


February 8, 2010: Steve Jobs reportedly flips out over a tweet sent from an iPad by a Wall Street Journal editor. The reason? Apple showed the iPad to top staffers at the news outlet months ahead of i...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:27 pm] Sprint suing AT&T for using fake 5G label on what is really a 4G service


Sprint is suing AT&T over the latter’s decision to push a fake 5G label to both Android and iPhone smartphones when the coverage it actually offers is a version of 4G. AT&T first started using the...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:57 am] PSA: A reminder that the Apple Watch Heart Month challenge starts today


Tim Cook has tweeted a reminder that the Apple Watch Heart Month challenge starts today. The challenge is to close your exercise ring for seven days in a row, starting today … The post PSA: A rem...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:54 am] Apple cracks down on iOS apps that record users’ screens


Apple wants developers to be more transparent about the use of analytics code that lets them record how users interact with apps. Or else. Hammering home its commitment to user privacy, Apple has cont...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:33 am] Netflix’s High Flying Bird improves on Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone experiment


“You care all the way, or you don’t care at all, man,” retired-basketball-player-turned-youth-coach Spence (Bill Duke) tells sports agent Ray (André Holland) early in High Flying Bird. Sp...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:30 am] Apple Stops Devs From Recording User App Activity


Apple has ordered app developers to remove or make public their use of a code that allows them to record how a user interacts with their iPhone apps. “Protecting user privacy is paramount in the App...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:23 am] Galaxy S10e vs iPhone XR could be 2019’s fiercest cheap phone showdown


SAMSUNG is supposedly working on a “cheaper” version of its upcoming Galaxy S10 smartphone – and alleged images of the phone have now leaked. The handset is poised as a direct rival to Apple’s...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:20 am] Apple will pay the teenager who discovered the Group FaceTime bug


Apple has said it will pay the teen who discovered the Group FaceTime bug that let you listen in on someone before they answered a call. Grant Thompson, a 14-year-old high school student from Tucson,...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:00 am] Apple’s bug bounties need to get with the program


Digital and information security is something that everybody’s had to become all too familiar with over the past decade. As we carry around devices that themselves store everything from our frien...


[Fri Feb 8th 11:00 am] Philips Hue Lily outdoor spotlight review: The perfect highlight for your outdoor landscaping


This addition to the outdoor Hue line will really draw attention to your garden (so make sure your plants look their best).


[Fri Feb 8th 10:48 am] MacX DVD Ripper Pro upgraded to fix play, backup errors with new DVDs


MacXDVD has announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro (https://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/), an update to its DVD ripper.  The app can rip protected/homemade DVDs to any format In this upgrade, the core...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:32 am] Bug-spotting teen gets a thank you in Apple’s latest iOS update


Apple has rewarded the 14-year-old kid who discovered Apple’s FaceTime bug, letting people eavesdrop on other users in Group FaceTime calls. As a thanks for Grant Thompson’s help — and a possibl...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:25 am] Freelance nation? The new American Dream


The new American dream is the ability to be your own boss, with the freedom to work whenever and wherever you want, according to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of TD Ameritrade. ...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:07 am] Brotens presents Area Lighting Calc 2.2 for macOS


Brotens (www.brotens.com) has released Area Lighting Calc 2.2 for the Mac. The app helps you prepare a professional lighting plan complete with a personalized report. Version 2.2 is optimized for macO...


[Fri Feb 8th 10:05 am] Netflix for iOS now auto downloads your next episodes


Netflix has finally added the Smart Download feature to its iOS app. It automatically downloads the next episode of a show you have been watching offline,


[Fri Feb 8th 10:00 am] Apple’s new retail boss awarded $8 million of restricted stock options


Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s new retail boss, received a nice bonus alongside her recent promotion. According to filings made by Apple, O’Brien was awarded restricted stock options valued at more th...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:40 am] Could the next-gen Apple HomePod feature hand gestures and Face ID?


A recently-granted patent application could point the way towards the next-gen HomePod having facial recognition and control via hand gestures. As with


[Fri Feb 8th 9:37 am] Ariana Grande and Khalid star in new Apple Memoji ads


A year ago, Apple’s Grammy ads featured Animoji lip-syncing to Childish Gambino and Migos, but in 2019, they have been updated to the more personal Memoji starring Ariana Grande, Khalid, and F...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:33 am] Apple FaceTime flaw that lets ANYONE spy on you fixed – update your iPhone right now


APPLE has finally fixed a dangerous bug that let anyone snoop on your conversations using your iPhone’s microphone. However, you’ll need to make sure you update your iPhone immediately for the fix...


[Fri Feb 8th 9:30 am] Tim Cook will deliver commencement address at New Orleans’ Tulane University


Along with his work running the world’s top tech company, Tim Cook is carving out quite the niche for himself as an in-demand commencement speaker. Having previously given commencement addresses at...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:01 am] When does the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R come out?


The iPhone is Apple’s most popular product. There’s a new model every year, and they typically sell out within minutes of pre-orders beginning. Apple releases a new iPhone every year and this yea...


[Fri Feb 8th 8:00 am] How much individual, family, and student Apple Music plans cost and how to pay less


Considering changing your streaming music service or signing up for the first time? Follow along as we break down how much Apple Music costs along with details about the family plan, student discount...


[Fri Feb 8th 6:30 am] Didi Learns - The Water - A New Educational App for Kids


G.K. releases Didi Learns - The Water 1.0, their new educational app for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch devices. Didi, a little girl with a learning appetite, explores the water cycle, the sea and the rive...


[Fri Feb 8th 6:11 am] Apple Shares New Memoji Ads Featuring Ariana Grande, Khalid, and Florida Georgia Line


Apple today shared a trio of new Memoji ads on its YouTube channel featuring Ariana Grande, Khalid, and Florida Georgia Line. Tags: Apple ads, Apple MusicThis article, "Apple Shares New Memoji...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:23 am] Apple finally releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping


SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime. The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live...


[Fri Feb 8th 5:23 am] Apple finally releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping


SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime. The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:55 am] Apple Is Compensating the Kid Who Figured Out Its Sketchy Eavesdropping FaceTime Bug


Apple has finally delivered a fix to its Group FaceTime bug that let users eavesdrop on others with an accidental workaround. But the real hero of this story is the 14-year-old kid who figured out tha...


[Fri Feb 8th 4:33 am] Deirdre O’Brien receives stock grants worth over $8M following expanded retail role


Following the expansion of her role to include retail, Deirdre O’Brien has been awarded two new sets of restricted stock grants from Apple. As detailed by Bloomberg, O’Brien’s new stock grants...


[Fri Feb 8th 3:11 am] Apple is cracking down on apps that secretly record your screen


A recent report by TechCrunch and The App Analyst revealed that some major companies use an analytics tool that secretly record every swipe and tap you make within their applications. Now, Apple has s...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:22 am] SA19020804 Apple macOS Zero-day Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability


A vulnerability has been identified in Apple macOS, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Information Disclosure


[Fri Feb 8th 2:19 am] Two vulnerabilities patched in iOS 12.1.4 were exploited by hackers, Google researcher says


A pair of iOS bugs identified as resolved by Apple in its latest iOS 12.1.4 release were successfully exploited by hackers, according to a Google researcher who shared details of the zero-d...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:12 am] Google researcher says iOS 12.1.4 fixes two zero-day vulnerabilities that ‘were exploited in the wild’


Following the release of iOS 12.1.4 this afternoon, a top Google security engineer revealed two zero-day security threats. Ben Hawkes, team leader at Google’s Project Zero security team, revealed t...


[Fri Feb 8th 2:03 am] SA19020803 Apple Products Multiple Vulnerabilities


Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Apple Products, which could be exploited by attackers to cause the following impact(s):Elevation of PrivilegeRemote Code ExecutionSecurity Restriction...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:54 am] Apple releases macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update


Apple today released macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:40 am] Google warns about two iOS zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers have been actively exploiting; the vulnerabilities have been fixed in iOS 12.1.4 update (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)


Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Google warns about two iOS zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers have been actively exploiting; the vulnerabilities have been fixed in iOS 12.1.4 update  —  iOS users ar...


[Fri Feb 8th 1:01 am] The iPhone X is back on sale, but for how long? - CNET


The iPhone X returns and is cheaper than ever and new details about the three rear cameras rumored to be coming to the 2019 iPhones.


[Fri Feb 8th 12:50 am] 5 Crazy New Features We Could See in Apple’s HomePod 2


Apple may have some big plans for HomePod, if a recently granted patent is any indication. The patent in question, published Thursday, doesn’t mention HomePod by name — but it’s pretty clear wha...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:42 am] Tim Cook to give 2019 commencement address at Tulane University in May


Tulane University announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be its commencement speaker in May. The university says Cook will deliver its commencement address at 9AM on May 18th at Mercedes-Benz...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:30 am] Angela Ahrendts reveals surprising post-Apple plans


Apple retail boss Angela Ahrendts is wasting no time making plans for what to do once she leaves Apple. News that the former Burberry CEO plans to leave her post at Apple just surfaced this week. Ahre...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:22 am] Dark Sky weather app on iOS adds slick new dark mode in latest update


Popular weather application Dark Sky has been updated today with a highly anticipated new dark mode theme. This means there’s now a gorgeous black design, and support for automatically switching be...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:03 am] ‘Fauxtography’ Rules Smartphone Cameras


With apologies to René Descartes, one of my personal philosophies is, “I am, therefore, I take photos.” Yeah, there’s that whole love affair with PR and words and writing, but photography can b...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:02 am] Let’s Blame Apple For Wireless Charging Woes


Whenever something goes wrong it’s important to identify the cause. For example, today’s crop of smartphones are boring replicas from every year since 2007. Who’s to blame? Apple. Apple was accu...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:01 am] Apple As A Purveyor Of Fine Chip Design


There are certain aspects of humanity that are nearly universal. Nobody likes to be held hostage. Apple, the world’s most prosperous technology company, is being held hostage by component suppliers....


[Fri Feb 8th 12:01 am] Apple hires famous OB-GYN to boost women’s health efforts


Apple might be planning to come out with some new health features that are specifically geared toward women, based on the company’s newest big hire. Dr. Christine Curry — an obstetrician-gynecolog...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:00 am] Put a powerful Bluetooth speaker in your pocket [Deals]


It’s nice to have speakers on our iPhones, but let’s face it: when it comes to bumping tunes, they just don’t cut it. So when it comes to mobile music, you want a Bluetooth speaker that’s buil...


[Fri Feb 8th 12:00 am] A Text Editor Any Mac User Can Love


As the reigning member of the Mincey clan I have a genetic predisposition to collections. Cameras, cars, and old furniture for the home. Digitally, it’s Poker games, calculators, and text editors. I...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:30 pm] Angela Ahrendts details plans for life after Apple at Ralph Lauren fashion show appearance


Apple’s announcement earlier this week that senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts will be departing from the company in April sent a wave of concern through the industry. The company’s...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:27 pm] ∞ Apple’s “Depth Control” spot


Post-shot Depth Control is a lovely feature.


[Thu Feb 7th 11:26 pm] Safari Development: A New Way to Fight Intrusive Browser Ads


ZDNet writes: “Engineers working on the WebKit engine, the core of the Safari browser, are looking at putting a limit on the amount of JavaScript a website can load, as a novel and unique approach t...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:25 pm] Apple Yesterday vs. Apple Today vs. Apple Tomorrow, with Dave Hamilton – ACM 500


Bryan Chaffin is joined by Dave Hamilton to take a very high-level look at Apple, comparing the company from its early days to the company of today, and looking ahead to what kind of company Apple mig...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:15 pm] Senators demand answers from Facebook, Google, and Apple over now-banned ‘research’ monitoring apps


Republican and democratic senators are reaching across the aisle to demand answers from three U.S. tech behemoths. U.S. senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Josh Hawley (R-...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:11 pm] Apple Patents Futuristic Headband Technology (Here’s What It Could Do)


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published 63 patents that have been granted to Apple, but one of the most interesting is for a futuristic headband that could have wide-ranging implications...


[Thu Feb 7th 11:08 pm] The iPhone X makes a comeback, catch it while you can video - CNET


Apple starts selling the iPhone X again at a slightly discounted rate, and the latest rumors about the 2019 iPhones.


[Thu Feb 7th 10:53 pm] Facebook shutters plans for ‘LOL’ meme app before it was even released


Facebook is shifting its focus when it comes to winning back the youth. According to a report from Recode today, Facebook has restructured its “youth team” of more than 100 employees and is aband...


[Thu Feb 7th 10:35 pm] Apple tells iOS app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code


Apple is telling app developers to remove or properly disclose their use of analytics code...


[Thu Feb 7th 10:29 pm] Apple Tells Developers to Change or Remove Screen Recording


A hot news item today was the revelation that some apps record your screen to learn what you do within the app. This can be used for testing and troubleshooting. Apple has responded, saying: In an ema...


[Thu Feb 7th 10:26 pm] Developers must disclose screen recording analytics tools or face expulsion from App Store, Apple says


Following a report detailing the use of so-called "session replay" technology, Apple is informing developers that they need to disclose the implementation of analytics tools that enable scr...


[Thu Feb 7th 10:05 pm] Apple releases iPhone update to fix Group FaceTime eavesdropping bug - CNET


iOS 12.1.4 is now available.


[Thu Feb 7th 10:05 pm] Apple says it has notified app developers to remove code that lets them record how a user interacts with their apps without explicit user consent (Zack Whittaker/TechCrunch)


Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch: Apple says it has notified app developers to remove code that lets them record how a user interacts with their apps without explicit user consent  —  Apple is tellin...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:53 pm] Apple cracks down on apps that record user screens, threatens removal from the App Store


Yesterday, a report detailed how certain apps used session replay frameworks to monitor user interactions. Now, Apple is cracking down that practice, saying apps must remove such code or face being k...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:52 pm] Apple releases macOS Mojave 10.14.3 SuppleMental Update


Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14.3 SuppleMental Update, which also fixes the Group FaceTime glitch.  To download it, open Systems Preferences, and click on the Software Update icon. macOS Mojave...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:50 pm] Sony Xperia Ear Duo true wireless earphones review


The current generation of truly wireless earphones are not without their issues. Battery life is often lackluster. Connectivity between the earphones, their audio source and even between each earbu...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:45 pm] NYPD Demands Waze to Remove DWI Checkpoint ‘Evasion’ Feature


The New York Police Department is reportedly trying to get Waze to disable a popular feature of its navigation app. According to CBS New York, the NYPD sent a cease and desist letter to Google demandi...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:44 pm] Apple hires prominent obstetrician for its growing health efforts, report says


As its health efforts continue to expand, Apple has reportedly hired a prominent obstetrician-gynecologist. CNBC reports that Apple has hired Dr. Christine Curry to join its growing health team, sign...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:32 pm] Apple showcases iPhone XS and iPhone XR Depth Control in latest ad [Video]


Apple today has shared its latest iPhone XS and iPhone XR advertisement. This one focuses on Depth Control, which allows users to “get the perfect amount of blur” when taking a picture. The pos...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:30 pm] Netflix finally makes downloads smarter for iOS users


A handy Netflix feature announced last summer has come to iOS at long last: the app can automatically download episodes of your favorite shows. With Smart Downloads, watching a TV episode offline resu...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:29 pm] Apple to compensate 14-year-old who discovered the Group FaceTime eavesdrop bug


Apple has said it will compensate the teenager who first found a security bug in Group FaceTime...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:26 pm] On Keeping Your Ass in the Chair


In this episode of Rants & Raves, Dr. Mac reveals two of his best secrets for getting work done and staying focused.


[Thu Feb 7th 9:19 pm] Rocket Spanish Language Learning Level 1: $59.95


We have a deal on Rocket Spanish Language Learning Level 1. This language course includes a combination of interactive audio lessons, voice-recognition, reinforcement activities, and more learning r...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:01 pm] YouTube unseats Apple atop ‘Brand Intimacy’ survey of millennials


Apple topped the chart last year in MBLM’s annual Brand Intimacy survey...


[Thu Feb 7th 9:00 pm] How to browse all your Mac’s folders from the iPad’s Files app


Today we’ll see how to browse your all Mac’s files and folders, from inside the iPad’s built-in Files app. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


[Thu Feb 7th 8:52 pm] [Update: Over 200 bounty hunters bought data ‘tens of thousands of times’] User location data sold by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint is making its way to bounty hunters, says report


A new report from Motherboard today takes a look into the practices of US wireless carriers selling user location data to third-parties. While it’s often credit card and other financial companies b...