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[3:00 pm] SAP turns to Jamf to manage its fleet of Macs, iOS devices, and Apple TVs


Enterprise software giant SAP has announced plans to use Jamf, an Apple-focused mobile device management platform, to take care of its tens of thousands of Apple devices.


[3:00 pm] IBM open sources Mac@IBM code


At the Jamf Nation User Conference, IBM has announced that it is open sourcing its Mac@IBM provisioning code. The code being open-sourced offers IT departments the ability to gather additional info...


[2:59 pm] These are the top features of the Nike+ Apple Watch Series 4


The Nike+ variant of the Apple Watch Series 4 is packed with amazing technology and features. AppleInsider digs into this special edition model and picks out our top features.


[2:57 pm] Sonos reveals limited edition Beastie Boys Play:5 speaker, available this holiday season


This morning, Sonos announced a new addition to its lineup of multi-room speakers.. Well… sort of. Today’s news from Sonos delivers a limited edition Beastie Boys Edition Play:5 speaker. With a...


[2:48 pm] How to Unlock Tweetbot 5’s Extra Themes on the iPhone and iPad


Tweetbot 5 for the iPhone and iPad has five extra themes you can unlock with an in-app donation. Here’s how to do it.


[2:42 pm] Investigating implausible Bloomberg Businessweek’s Supermicro spy chip yarn


Bloomberg Businessweek needs to retract the story and investigate how this passed editorial muster and was published...


[2:31 pm] Apple teams up with French school to teach Swift coding


Apple is teaming up with a French digital vocational school Simplon to teach Swift coding to learners. Swift is the language used for developing iOS apps. “Proud to announce our new training program...


[2:20 pm] Apple Watch bands could reveal activity progress with discrete light-up indicators


Apple is looking for ways to add more functionality to the Apple Watch, including adding indicators to the band that can advise the wearer how far they are from reaching a fitness goal, as...


[2:15 pm] iPhones Are Hard To Use


I once wrote a user manual for a handheld engine-diagnostics module for Daewoo cars. I know "hard to use" when I see it. iPhones are hard to use.


[2:02 pm] SAP chooses Jamf to manage 17,000 Mac, 83,000 iOS and 170 Apple TV devices


At the Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf has announced that SAP has chosen them to manage 17,000 Mac, 83,000 iOS and 170 Apple TV devices. SAP will also be leveraging the integration between Jamf P...


[2:00 pm] Jamf adds Microsoft Azure Active Directory support to Jamf Pro and Jamf Connect


Jamf has just announced that it is adding support for Microsoft Azure Active Directory to Jamf Pro and Jamf Now. This announcement comes on the heels of the partnership that Jamf announced last at i...


[1:45 pm] You can no longer downgrade from iOS 12.0.1


Apple has stopped “signing” the original release of iOS 12 following the arrival of iOS 12.0.1. That means that anyone who has upgraded to iOS 12.0.1 can no longer go back to the previous version....


[1:36 pm] iOS 12.1 to Address iPhone Front Camera Skin Smoothing Effect


Complaints about the front-facing camera on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR smoothing away skin details in selfies apparently has a fix coming. Apple told the Verge it’ll be part of iOS...


[1:30 pm] Four Years of Broken Hearts


Never give up, Mac Mini fans. comics from The Pixel Project....


[1:26 pm] Comment: iPhone XR reviews confirm this is the iPhone for most people


When Apple unveiled its new iPhones last month, I said that the iPhone XS and XS Max were totally overshadowed by the new Watch and the iPhone XR. The iPhone XR reviews, out today, confirm what I tho...


[1:26 pm] Apple Music’s Beats 1 opens NYC studio


After opening branches in London and Los Angeles, Apple has opened a New York studio for its Beats 1 crew...


[1:14 pm] Xojo 2018 Release 3 adds support for macOS Mojave Dark Mode


Xojo, Inc., has announced the availability of Xojo 2018 Release 3.  Xojo is a rapid application development tool for making apps for the desktop (macOS, Windows and Linux), web, iOS, and Raspberry Pi...


[1:09 pm] Path Finder 8.3 ready for macOS Mojave


Cocoatech has launched Path Finder 8.3, an update of their file browser for macOS 10.11 or higher. The utility allows you to view hidden files, compare, merge and synchronize folders, batch rename and...


[12:55 pm] iTunes kicks off movie bundle sale from $10 plus DreamWorks films $8, 4K from $5, more


This week’s best iTunes movie deals are highlighted by DreamWorks movies for $8 and various Halloween Horror bundles from under $10. You’ll also find the usual selection of 4K films starting at $...


[12:54 pm] Apple CEO Cook backs strong privacy laws in Europe, U.S.


Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is expected to stress the iPhone maker’s commitment...


[12:48 pm] Delayed Apple order suggests MacBook Air replacement coming on Oct 30


There have long been rumors of a replacement for the MacBook Air. This 13-inch machine is likely to adopt the same form-factor as the existing 12-inch MacBook, and will probably drop the Air branding...


[12:28 pm] Breeders’ Cup 2018: Charlie Appleby bullish as Wild Illusion heads for Filly and Mare Turf


TOP TRAINER Charlie Appleby is feeling confident heading into the Breeders’ Cup. He will saddle top-class filly Wild Illusion in the Filly and Mare Turf at Churchill Downs on 3 November. The Derby-w...


[12:28 pm] Breeders’ Cup 2018: Charlie Appleby bullish as Wild Illusion heads for Filly and Mare Turf


TOP TRAINER Charlie Appleby is feeling confident heading into the Breeders’ Cup. He will saddle top-class filly Wild Illusion in the Filly and Mare Turf at Churchill Downs on 3 November. The Derby-w...


[12:20 pm] iOS 12.1 will improve selfies on iPhone XS and XR


Apple’s latest iPhone lineup boasts the best cameras the company has ever made. But they could be better — especially when it comes to snapping selfies with the front-facing shooter. Apple will fi...


[12:01 pm] iPhone XR review: Why you should consider the budget model over the pricier XS


The iPhone XR is the least expensive of the new iPhones. It has many of the same features as the pricier iPhone XS. What are you giving up?        


[12:01 pm] iPhone XR review: Why you should consider the budget model over the pricier XS


The iPhone XR is the least expensive of the new iPhones. It has many of the same features as the pricier iPhone XS. What are you giving up?        


[12:00 pm] Today in Apple history: OS 9 is ‘classic Mac’ operating system’s last stand


October 23, 1999: Apple releases Mac OS 9, the last version of the classic Mac operating system before the company will make the leap to OS X a couple years later. It does not veer far from OS 8 in te...


[11:44 am] What it will cost to repair screen on new iPhone models XR, XS and XS Max


Apple's iPhone screen repair pricing chart shows a cost of $199 for the XR, $279 for the XS and $329 for the XS Max.        


[11:43 am] What it will cost to repair screen on new iPhone models XR, XS and XS Max


Apple's iPhone screen repair pricing chart shows a cost of $199 for the XR, $279 for the XS and $329 for the XS Max.        


[11:24 am] Deep-dive tech analysis says Bloomberg spy chip claims are impossible at Apple


A tech consultant and journalist specializing in server hardware says that some of the Bloomberg spy chip claims are completely implausible, while others are simply impossible. The analysis coincide...


[11:17 am] The iPhone XR is sold out ahead of its release on Friday


Apple started taking iPhone XR preorders on Friday, and the T-Mobile 128GB yellow version sold out in a few minutes, with shipping estimate falling to 1-2 weeks. In the hours and days that followed, o...


[11:04 am] Apple opens new Beats 1 studio in New York City


Apple has opened a New York studio for its Beats 1 radio station. The new office is located in Manhattan’s Union Square. It joins other broadcasting studios in London and Los Angeles. “I want this...


[10:38 am] Apple addressing ‘BeautyGate’ iPhone XS front camera skin smoothing in iOS 12.1


The iPhone XR embargoes have just lifted and everyone is giving their thoughts on the new mainstream iPhone. The front camera and rear wide angle camera in the XR and XS are identical, so have the sa...


[10:30 am] The Morning After: Meeting the iPhone XR


Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Finally, it's time to meet Apple's iPhone XR, and we couldn't do that without asking some questions about the decisions behind the device. We're also looking at...


[10:22 am] iPhone XR reviews: the best of iPhone XS with a couple compromises, beats Max battery life


The iPhone XR launches this Friday from $749, in six beautiful colors: black, white, blue, red, coral and yellow. Now, the press reviews are dropping which appear to be overwhelmingly positive. The X...


[10:02 am] Apple's new iPhone XR might be the smartest choice


It may be the "cheapest" of the new iPhones, but how exactly does the iPhone XR compare to its more expensive siblings, the XS and the XS Max.        


[10:02 am] Apple's new iPhone XR might be the smartest choice


It may be the "cheapest" of the new iPhones, but how exactly does the iPhone XR compare to its more expensive siblings, the XS and the XS Max.        


[10:00 am] iPhone XR review: Answers to your questions on Apple's least expensive new iPhone


The iPhone XR is the least expensive of the new iPhones. It has many of the same features as the pricier iPhone XS. What are you giving up?        


[10:00 am] iPhone XR Review: Affordability Done Right


Apple does not typically do budget devices, but as they go, the iPhone XR comes pretty close. While hardly cheap (a budget phone should be under $400, not $750!), it represents a calculated attempt at...


[10:00 am] Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot vacuum review: Some advanced features at an affordable price


This budget-priced robot vacuum includes some advanced features, including voice control via Amazon Alexa and a robust smartphone app.


[10:00 am] Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone for most people


Everywhere I go, I see people hanging onto their old iPhones — those devices have usually seen better days, but there they are, still ticking away. Sometimes, as socially anxious as I am, I...


[9:57 am] 5G device prices limit adoption in the short term, but top vendors face disruption


5G smartphones will carry wholesale costs of more than $750 when they are introduced in 2019, translating to retail prices of as much as $1,000 or more.  According to a series of newly published repo...


[9:40 am] Amazon and Super Micro also want retraction of spy chip story


The CEO of Amazon Web Services and the CEO of Super Micro have joined Apple CEO Tim Cook is asking Bloomberg to retract its recent spy chip story. All three companies were named in a recent Bloomberg...


[9:05 am] Kool Tools: Presido V-Grip case for new iPhones


Speck has debuted the Presidio V-Grip, an exclusive case made in collaboration with Verizon. It’s s a modern take on Speck’s iconic grip design, made to meet the needs of Verizon users who want to...


[8:00 am] Xojo 2018 Release 3 Is Now Available; Adds Support For Mojave Dark Mode


Austin based Xojo, Inc. today announces Xojo 2018 Release 3. Offering the best environment for professional developers, citizen developers and hobbyists alike, Xojo comes with a drag and drop user int...


[6:53 am] ★ The iPhone XR


There’s got to be a catch. That’s what everyone has been thinking ever since Apple announced the iPhone XR alongside the XS and XS Max on September 12. Right? The iPhone XR seemingly offers too m...


[6:30 am] iOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on the iPhone XS and XR


Ever since the iPhone XS came out, there’s been criticism of its front camera — specifically, that it overly smooths skin. This, of course, was dubbed “Beautygate” in reference to Samsun...


[6:00 am] Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough


Big screen, small compromise


[5:00 am] Cocoatech Releases Path Finder 8.3 (macOS Mojave Edition)


California based Cocoatech today announces Path Finder 8.3, a free update of their popular file browser for users running macOS Mojave 10.14. Path Finder allows you to view hidden files, compare, merg...


[4:19 am] AMS Stung By the Cold New World for Apple Suppliers


The maker of 3-D sensing components for the iPhone took a big gamble on the technology. It’s going to take a long time for it to pay off.


[3:55 am] iPhone XR shipping times slip beyond October 26th launch day delivery


After holding steady through the weekend, iPhone XR shipping times have officially slipped past launch day. This means that if you order today, your iPhone XR won’t arrive by Friday, October 26th,...


[3:39 am] Tim Cook visits developers & artists in Berlin & Paris ahead of Brussels privacy keynote


Tim Cook is in Europe this week as he prepares for his role as keynote speaker at a data protection conference in Brussels. While his speech at the event isn’t until Wednesday, October 24th, Cook h...


[3:25 am] Amazon, Super Micro Join Apple in Demanding Retraction of Bloomberg Story on Hacked Server Boards


A report earlier this month from Bloomberg Businessweek alleging 17 unnamed sources had confirmed Chinese spies infiltrated the supply chain of microchip manufacturer Super Micro, installing tiny espi...


[2:53 am] Trade group representing Apple proposes new framework for privacy regulations


Lobbying group Information Technology Industry (ITI), which counts Apple, Facebook and Google as members, introduced a proposed framework for privacy regulations in Washington this week as...


[1:52 am] iPhone XR: The best $250 you ever saved on a new phone


The $750 middle child of Apple’s confusing new lineup is the best-value iPhone in years. Here’s why you should consider the XR instead of the XS.


[1:22 am] Instagram group video calling expanded to support up to six people


Back in June, Instagram launched support for video chat through its in-app direct messaging system. Originally, the feature supported video chats of up to four people, but today Instagram group video...


[1:05 am] New Apple Park Visitor Center T-shirts are inspired by classic designs


It’s widely known that Apple Park Visitor Center offers highly-coveted custom merchandise for guests. The curated selection of T-shirts, caps, souvenirs, and more isn’t available to purchase at a...


[12:42 am] Former high school teacher pleads guilty to accessing over 200 iCloud accounts as part of 2014 ‘Celebgate’


A fifth person has come forward to plead guilty to his role in gaining unauthorized access to celebrity iCloud accounts in 2014’s ‘Celebgate’. As reported by The Mercury News, Christopher Brann...


[12:02 am] Top 10 Best Smartphones Revisited Again


Humans like lists. We make lists to get things done. We make lists to compare people and products. Especially, we seem to like Top 10 Lists and they’re everywhere these days. Technology writers love...


[12:02 am] iPad Did Not Open Apple To The Enterprise


I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that someone, somewhere is recording what happens in the world. The bad news is that it won’t matter because nobody is keeping track. That o...


[12:01 am] Free And Secure Messages On macOS Or iOS


Got a text message app? Of course. The benefits to using Messages on a Mac is that text messages sync up nicely with Messages on iPhone and iPad. Oh, and Messages is free. The problem with using Messa...


[12:00 am] Getting Things Done On Your Mac For Free


We humans have many things in common. Beyond the basics of food, family, fun, and work, most of us make lists. We have things to do. A list helps. The problem with lists of things to do is ...  


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:45 pm] Apple hustles through iOS 12.1 beta process


The fifth beta version of iOS 12 was released exclusively to developers this morning. But it turns out everyone else didn’t have to wait very long because the public beta is already available. In pa...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:21 pm] Apple ceases iOS 12 code signing following release of iOS 12.0.1


Apple on Monday stopped signing code for iOS 12 after the release of iOS 12.0.1, meaning users running the latest sub-point update can no longer downgrade to the previous operating system v...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:17 pm] The Spam Eradication Conundrum – Mac Geek Gab Podcast 732


Do you get spam calls on your iPhone? Would you like to know how to stop that? How about power drain on your Mac and your iPhone? Plus, do you care whether you’re using the actual SIM or eSIM on you...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:11 pm] Apple no longer signing iOS 12 following the release of iOS 12.0.1


After its release back in September, Apple is no longer signing the initial build of iOS 12. This means that users will now only be able to restore to the current release of iOS, iOS 12.0.1. The po...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:00 pm] Serious GasBuddy bug locks up iPhones


Avoid using the latest version of the GasBuddy app on your iPhone. The developer admits it is causing problems and has temporarily withdrawn it from the App Store until a fix can be released. GasBuddy...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:58 pm] Apple opens Beats 1 studio in New York City


Apple recently opened the doors to a New York studio for its Beats 1 streaming radio station, a satellite location that joins studios already in operation in Los Angeles and London.


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:29 pm] Have an old iPhone or Galaxy? eBay wants to buy it off you


eBay Instant Selling brings the online marketing into the phone buyback game popularized by Gazelle, ecoATM and others.        


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:29 pm] Have an old iPhone or Galaxy? eBay wants to buy it off you


eBay Instant Selling brings the online marketing into the phone buyback game popularized by Gazelle, ecoATM and others.        


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:24 pm] Intel’s 9th Generation Chips Confront Moore’s Law


Moore’s Law appears to be coming to a grinding halt, and Intel is confronting that reality with new ideas to speed up it’s 9th generation CPUs. The Verge writes: “But for the most part, the new...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:22 pm] Apple opens dedicated Beats 1 studio in New York City; are you still a listener? [Poll]


Apple has opened a new studio in New York City for its always-on Beats 1 radio station. Fast Company reports that the studio is located in Manhattan’s Union Square, and that artists and hosts will...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:10 pm] Muse used iPad artist for spacey cover of new album


Too many people assume that it takes a MacBook Pro or something similar to create serious digital art, while an iPad is more of a toy. The best response to that is a new video showing album artwork fo...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:06 pm] AWS CEO joins Tim Cook in urging Bloomberg Businessweek to retract its Chinese spy chip yarn


Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy has joined Apple CEO Tim Cook...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:57 pm] Coronation Street fans stunned after spotting enormous FLY on Brian Packham’s shoulder before Jude Appleton beats up his mum Mary Taylor


CORONATION Street fans were left stunned when a giant fly landed on Brian Packham’s shoulder. An eagle-eyed viewer was left distracted from tonight’s tense plot – which saw Jude Appleton beat up...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:50 pm] Apple reportedly working with GasBuddy after update leaves iPhones unresponsive


Apple on Monday informed employees it has identified an issue with gas price tracking app GasBuddy that causes iPhones running the title to become unresponsive.


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:49 pm] TMO Background Mode Interview with Science Fiction Writer & Biographer Alec Nevala-Lee


Alec Nevala-Lee is a science fiction novelist, essayist and biographer. He’s known for the scifi novels: The Icon Thief, City of Exiles, and Eternal Empire. He’s written for Analog Science Fiction...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:45 pm] GasBuddy app causing repeated iPhone crashes, Apple advises retail staff to uninstall app as workaround


Apple has discovered an esoteric bug that is causing many newer iPhone models, including iPhone XS, iPhone X, and iPhone 8, to repeatedly crash and respring (display a black loading spinner) when the...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:45 pm] Lobbying group for Apple, Facebook, Google, and others unveils framework proposal for user privacy regulation, including opt-ins for use of sensitive data (David McCabe/Axios)


David McCabe / Axios: Lobbying group for Apple, Facebook, Google, and others unveils framework proposal for user privacy regulation, including opt-ins for use of sensitive data  —  A leading tec...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:28 pm] Super Micro CEO joins Tim Cook in calling on Bloomberg to retract spy chip story


Earlier today, Super Micro Computer told its customers that it would conduct further checks into Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chip claims, despite a lack of evidence to support the claims. Now, Super Mi...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:27 pm] Will Apple’s Sprawling New Factory Be Used to Manufacture Cars?


Apple signed a 10-year lease on a sprawling new industrial facility in Milpitas, California, according to a report from The Silicon Valley Business Journal. Described as a single-story warehouse measu...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:02 pm] How to Fix an Apple Watch Series 4 That Sends SMS Instead of iMessage


If you’ve been using the Apple ecosystem for a while, you probably know the difference between green and blue bubbles in Messages. Green bubbles are, of course, SMS text messages. Blue bubbles indic...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:01 pm] Intel says 10nm chips still on track


Intel has been struggling to mass produce its next-generation 10nm Cannon Lake processors...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:00 pm] Echo sells better but HomePod sells smarter


Amazon’s line up of Echo speakers accounts for 63 percent of all smart speakers in use, while Apple’s late-to-market offering, the HomePod, has just a 4 percent share of the market. While the resu...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:35 pm] How to Hide Recent Apps from Dock in MacOS Mojave


The Dock in MacOS Mojave includes a new feature that displays a trio of recently used applications alongside your regular Dock app icons. The Recent Applications section of the Dock adjusts and update...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:35 pm] Best Smartphones 2018: Can the Galaxy Note 9 or Pixel 3 Unseat the iPhone


This year’s marathon of smartphones releases has entered its final stretch, with Apple seeing increased competition for its enviable market share. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9, released in August at th...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:30 pm] New iPads are coming! Sell your old one now


Apple has finally confirmed a big event for October 30, where we expect to get our first glimpse at its new iPad Pro lineup. It’s likely they will be available to pre-order on Friday, November 2, so...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:26 pm] This Platform Is Making Management of Apple Devices Easy


Whether you’re just getting your small business off the ground or growing an already successful venture, onboarding and maintaining your employees’ tech gadgets are important steps. Unfortunate...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:15 pm] Apple rolls out 5th developer betas for iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1


Apple is onto its fifth round of testing for its current generation of operating system betas...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:09 pm] Here’s What Every Hole on the Apple Watch Series 4 Is for


The Apple Watch Series 4 is a carefully and meticulously designed device. Every slot, hole, button and apparatus has a unique and distinct purpose. But, of course, you may not know what all of the ph...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:53 pm] iOS 12.1 Beta 5 Released for Testing


Apple has released iOS 12.1 beta 5 to users enrolled in the iOS developer beta testing program. Usually the same build as a public beta arrives soon after. Separately, Apple has also released watchOS...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:43 pm] iPhone Type R


Engadget’s Chris Velazco got to sit down with Phil Schiller to talk about the iPhone XR: To add to the curiosity of it all, the R doesn’t mean much either. Phil Schiller, gingerly gripping a c...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:25 pm] Strategy Analytics: Amazon dominates U.S. with 63% of smart speakers in use


According to a new consumer survey, the most popular smart speaker model in the US is the Amazon Echo...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:15 pm] Why the golden age of streaming could be coming to an end


Nearly every company that makes video is finding its way into the streaming media business...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:04 pm] iPhone XS Max Destroys Google Pixel 3 XL in a Range of New Speed Tests


As smartphone vendors like Samsung, Apple and LG wrap-up their annual product launches, we’re beginning to see their sleek and powerful new devices be pitted against one another in a range of head-t...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:52 pm] iPhone XS Max destroys Pixel 3 XL in speedtest


Google’s new Pixel 3 XL smartphone is supposed to be the company’s best challenger yet to the iPhone, but when it comes to speed, Google still can’t keep up. YouTube PhoneBuff put the two new sm...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:45 pm] iPhone XR could easily outsell iPhone XS


The iPhone XR just debuted on Friday, and an esteemed analyst says it outsold last year’s iPhone 8 on their respective opening weekends. The analyst goes on to predict that Apple’s newest handset...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:43 pm] T-Mobile ranks best in customer retention and growth among major carriers in Q3 — CIRP


CIRP has shared a new analyst note today covering Q3 results for the major US wireless carriers. T-Mobile was the clear leader with the highest customer retention rate as well as seeing the greatest...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:41 pm] One month later: Apple’s iPhone Xs Max grows more impressive with time


At the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, most reviewers including ourselves agreed...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:35 pm] Accessorize Your Apple Watch With a $5 Milanese Loop Band


Whether you’re getting a brand new Apple Watch today, or just want to accessorize your old one, this Milanese loop band is a great deal at $5, with promo code OE3N9LSH. That should work on any color...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:30 pm] Tim Cook showcases new apps and iPhone film during EU trip


Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking a trip through Europe before the company’s big iPad event in New York next week. During his pitstop in Germany and France, Cook was busy checking out some new iPhone pro...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:29 pm] Apple SVP Reveals ‘XR’ Doesn’t Stand for Anything and More in New Interview


Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller sat down with Engadget to speak about the upcoming iPhone XR ahead of its launch. The wide-ranging interview touched on a variety of topics, but there are tw...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:21 pm] Saudi Arabia Had a Mole Inside Twitter


The New York Times reports that Saudi Arabia “groomed a Saudi employee at Twitter” to help spy on certain user accounts, presumably including that of Jamal Khashoggi. Many Saudis had hoped that Tw...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:18 pm] Apple’s Search Ad Business Could Hit Nearly $2B By 2020


Apple’s search ad business could be a money maker for the Cupertino, California iPhone maker in the years to come, with Wall Street firm Bernstein predicting it could reach $2 billion by 2020. CNBC,...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:08 pm] How to Stop Developers From Knowing if you Uninstall an App


The secret? Silent notifications. But there’s an easy fix.


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:56 pm] iOS 12.1 inches closer to launch with new beta


The public release of iOS 12.1 could finally be drawing upon us. After releasing the fourth beta of iOS 12.1 last week, Apple has already come out with the fifth beta build of the big software update...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:50 pm] New renders of 2018 iPad Pro ahead of Apple’s launch event


The key to the 2018 iPad Pro design will be the adoption of the TrueDepth Camera system...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:49 pm] The White House Encourages Public Service for Silicon Valley


Today the White House will talk with technology companies with a plea to make it easier for tech workers to do public service in government. For the Trump administration, the hope is that private comp...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:44 pm] What else at the iPad event, Apple vs Bloomberg – TMO Daily Observations 2018-10-22


Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Kelly Guimont to speculate on what else we’ll see at the iPad event (besides iPads), and Apple going toe-to-toe against Bloomberg.


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:33 pm] Apple seeds new developer betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1


Apple has posted new developer betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1. Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:29 pm] iPhone XS Max beats Google Pixel 3 XL in speed test by over a minute


The latest speed test results are in from YouTuber, PhoneBuff. This time around he pitted the iPhone XS Max against Google’s Pixel 3 XL and the results weren’t pretty for the new Android flagship...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:27 pm] eBay Competes With Gazelle to Launch an iPhone Trade In Program


You list your device information, add photos, and get an instant eBay voucher that you can put towards the purchase of a new phone from eBay.


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:11 pm] Jobs at Apple: A Brand New Design


The Jobs at Apple web page has a new design, and there’s a video that gives you a look at what’s like to work for Apple. There are links to teams, Apple Retail, an About page, and students. This i...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:11 pm] Apple’s Phil Schiller confirms the iPhone XR name doesn’t stand for anything


It is one of the enduring mysteries of our time: in a lineup full of otherwise neatly named products, Apple’s alternative hardware cycle iPhones have always seen an -S appended to their names,...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:09 pm] Apple rolls out fifth developer betas for iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1


Apple is onto its fifth round of testing for its current generation of operating system betas, with developers in the program able to update their devices with new builds of iOS 12.1, tvOS...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:05 pm] Phil Schiller Defends iPhone XR Screen in Interview


Phil Schiller talks about the iPhone XR, including the iPhone XR screen and why the resolution shouldn’t matter.


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:03 pm] Fifth iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 developer betas now available


Apple has released the fifth beta versions of iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 for developers. We’ll dig in to the new iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV builds and update with any changes...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:56 pm] Muse’s ‘Simulation Theory’ album artwork created with Apple Pencil and iPad Pro


iPad Pro and Apple Pencil can do really amazing stuff when you put some time and effort into it. A great example of this is the new album artwork for the musical artist Muse. The post Muse’s ‘S...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:55 pm] New renders show 2018 iPad Pro in all its glory


Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPad Pro at the end of this month. An industrial design student from Hungary. just couldn’t wait.  He created a collection of images of this upcoming...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:49 pm] Intel rebuffs claims that 10nm chip fabrication process has been abandoned


A report claims Intel is giving up on its 10-nanometer process for chip production after enduring numerous delays and yield issues over the last few years, with Intel already declaring it a...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:45 pm] How Apple Set the New Standard for Privacy Protection in Tech


Just weeks after the launch of its latest iPhones and Macs, Apple has followed up with a refresh of its privacy page and settings for the benefit of consumers, which reiterates its long-standing commi...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:37 pm] iPhone XR repairs are surprisingly cheap


Apple has confirmed its pricing for iPhone XR repairs and it’s surprisingly reasonable. It will certainly leave a dent in your bank account if you break your screen without AppleCare+, but repairing...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:31 pm] 9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7-inch iPad $285, Anker Charging Accessories from $16, iTunes Gift Cards 15% off, more


9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sur...


[Mon Oct 22nd 4:17 pm] How to create a macOS Mojave USB installer the easy way [Video]


We’ve covered how to use simple terminal commands to create a macOS Mojave USB installer in the past, but understand that not everyone is comfortable fooling around with the Terminal. With this in...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:53 pm] Photos: Documenting LA’s Tower Theatre before Apple’s retail transformation


Many of the most culturally significant metropolitan centers in the United States — like New York, Chicago, and San Francisco — are home to the latest prominent Apple retail stores. Los Angeles h...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:48 pm] Apple App Store search ads on track to be $2 billion business by 2020, says analyst


You know the ads that you see for apps above search results on the App Store? Apple started rolling out App Store search ads two years ago, and now at least one analyst believes the feature could be...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:45 pm] Apple’s iPhone Xs Max powerhouse embarrasses Google’s anemic Pixel 3 XL in speed tests and benchmarks


It’s not just that the Pixel 3 can’t beat Apple’s 2018 iPhones, but also that the new Pixel already seems dated...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:45 pm] iPhone is the smartphone of choice for most American teens


The iPhone is in the hands and pockets of more than 80 percent of U.S. teens, according to a survey conducted by the investment firm Piper Jaffray. Apple’s dominance among teens will continue to ris...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:37 pm] Epic Games teases ‘Fortnitemares’ event for Halloween


Epic Games won’t let any season or event pass by without celebrating it inside Fortnite Battle Royale, so it’s no surprise the company has something big up its sleeve for Halloween. Get ready for...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:25 pm] ‘Your Move, Bloomberg’


Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple: Sources tell the Erik Wemple Blog that the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and The Post have each sunk resources into confirming the story, only t...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:20 pm] iPhone XS and XR names may have been inspired by the car industry


If you’re wondering where the confusing “XS” and “XR” names for Apple’s new iPhones came from, Phil Schiller provides an answer in a new interview: from the car industry. “I love cars an...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:16 pm] Kuo: iPhone XR pre-order demand high as availability remains good


Ming-Chi Kuo is out today with a new note on iPhone XR pre-order demand. As he previously predicted, the new device is outpacing the sales of iPhone 8/8 Plus from last year even as stock of XR remain...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:14 pm] Apple ranked BEST place to work in UK – here are some reasons why


APPLE has been ranked as the best private company to work for in the UK. It beat out close rivals like John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and even British broadcasting powerhouse the BBC. The rankings, whi...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:04 pm] Phil Schiller talks iPhone Xr, Apple product naming, and much more


The iPhone XR might be the most interesting phone Apple has made in years...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:58 pm] Apple unveils repair pricing for iPhone XR, screen fix costs $199


Apple will start shipping the iPhone XR this week, and ahead of its launch, the company has unveiled repair pricing. If you crack that notched LCD display, it’ll cost you $199 to fix (if you d...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:18 pm] Super Micro will investigate its hardware after spy chip allegations


Super Micro Computer, the manufacturer of technology accused by Bloomberg of containing Chinese spy chips, has said that it will carry out a review of its own hardware. This isn’t any kind of admiss...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:18 pm] iPhone XR repair pricing revealed, screen replacement is $199


Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone XR, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurately lower in comparison to the retail price...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:16 pm] Phil Schiller gives his take on iPhone XR naming and ‘720p’ screen resolution controversy in new interview


Apple SVP Phil Schiller has conducted a lengthy interview with Engadget, ahead of the launch of the iPhone XR. The new iPhone went up for preorder on Friday and remains in good supply so far today, b...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:05 pm] Phil Schiller talks about the R in iPhone XR and the choices Apple made to make it more appealing to a broader audience (Chris Velazco/Engadget)


Chris Velazco / Engadget: Phil Schiller talks about the R in iPhone XR and the choices Apple made to make it more appealing to a broader audience  —  The iPhone XR might be the most interesting...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:00 pm] Sir Jony Ive Interviewed by Financial Times


Apple Chief Design Officer Sir Jony Ive was interviewed by The Financial Times of London. The first part of the story can be skipped, since it’s about waiting, meetings past, and snacks, but the sec...


[Mon Oct 22nd 2:00 pm] This enhanced smart ukulele teaches you how to play via app [Deals]


Learning an instrument is one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself (maybe not for your neighbors). But it’s also one of the hardest things to make time for, even for relatively easy...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:58 pm] Analyst estimates iPhone XR preorders at 12 million units max


Preorders for the iPhone XR are better than the equivalents for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:56 pm] iPhone XR repair cheaper than iPhone X/XS, roughly on par with iPhone 8 Plus


If you’re planning to buy Apple’s latest iPhone, and wondering whether or not to get AppleCare+, the company has today revealed how much an iPhone XR repair will cost if you don’t. The good new...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:51 pm] Super Micro reviewing its hardware in search for alleged Chinese spy chips


Super Micro will be reviewing its products for any signs of chips or other malicious hardware added during its production, in a bid to clear itself following a report claiming Chinese spies...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:51 pm] It was the iPad that put Apple in the enterprise


Apple’s iPhone has become pervasive in the enterprise, but it’s important to note that what really turned the company’s business computing fortunes around wasn’t the smartphone but its bigg...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:48 pm] Oculus Co-Founder Brendan Iribe Departs Facebook


Jamie Feltham, Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe, the company’s first and only CEO, is parting ways with parent company Facebook. In a post on Facebook Iribe noted he would be taking his “firs...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:47 pm] Some YouTube TV subscribers receiving $10 in App Store credit for recent outage


Live streaming service YouTube TV is in some cases apologizing for an outage last Tuesday with $10 in automatic App Store credit, arranged in conjunction with Apple.


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:39 pm] AWS CEO Andy Jassy: ‘Bloomberg Should Retract’


Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy on Twitter: @tim_cook is right. Bloomberg story is wrong about Amazon, too. They offered no proof, story kept changing, and showed no interest in our answers unl...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:31 pm] Option-trading opportunities on Apple, Bank of America, Facebook, Netflix, and PayPal Holdings Inc.


NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, BAC, FB, NFLX, and PYPL. Click a link below to see an in-depth options trade idea report. Options...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:15 pm] Germany’s finance minister wants tech giants to pay higher taxes


In an op-ed for a German newspaper, Germany’s finance minister Olaf Scholz proposes a global minimum rate of corporation tax as one way to ensure that multinational corporations like Apple pay domes...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:14 pm] US teens more interested than ever in iPhone, Apple Watch second choice after … Rolex


A large-scale survey of US teens has found that intention to buy an iPhone its at its highest ever level, some 86% of them stating that it will be their next smartphone purchase … The post US tee...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:10 pm] Apple AirPods: Certified-refurbished for $123 - CNET


Are there cheaper true-wireless earbud options? Absolutely. Is this still a good deal? Maybe.


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:03 pm] Data Recovery revved for macOS Mojave


321Soft Studio has launched a new version (5.5.9.8) of 321Soft Data Recovery for Mac. It’s now optimized for RAID recovery and is compatible with macOS Mojave. The upgrade also adds support for the...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:00 pm] Apple Signs Lease for 300,000 Square Feet of Bay Area Manufacturing Space


It’s not yet known what Apple intends to do with the space, as it could be used for manufacturing, research and development, or warehousing needs.


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:00 pm] WhatsApp’s latest update adds iPhone XR support and more


WhatsApp now looks better on iPhone XR and iPhone XS Max. The app’s latest update on iOS is optimized for Apple’s latest handsets — and comes with a number of new features and improvements for u...


[Mon Oct 22nd 1:00 pm] Macworld November 2018 Digital Edition


Macworld UK brings you all the essential Apple news, including reviews, tutorials and product round-ups. However, keeping up with the latest developments can be a real challenge. The solution: Macworl...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:56 pm] Super Micro to review hardware for malicious chips


Despite the lack of any proof that a malicious hardware chip exists, we are undertaking a complicated and time-consuming review...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:53 pm] InPreflight for Adobe InDesign now supports Creative Cloud 2019


Zevrix Solutions has announced InPreflight Pro 2.11.29, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign.  InPreflight is an all-in-one solution to check InDesign docume...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:50 pm] mDecks Music releases Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7.2.5 for macOS


mDecks Music has updated Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro, their interactive music theory app for the Mac, to version 7.2.5.  The tool was envisioned as auxiliary material in the study of Tonal Harmony. It...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:48 pm] Super Micro will conduct further Chinese spy chip review despite lack of evidence


Super Micro Computer has told its customers that it will conduct further checks into Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chip claims despite the lack of evidence. The announcement follows Tim Cook’s call for...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:30 pm] iPhone XR hands-on: Colorful phones make a great first impression - CNET


We take an early look at what sets the iPhone XR apart from the XS.


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:30 pm] iPad & iPhone User 137 Digital Edition


iPad & iPhone User is the essential guide to the iPad and iPhone. Readers can get more out of their Apple device with its simple tutorials, buying advice and expert reviews of the latest apps, games a...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:06 pm] YouTube TV outage: company apologizes and offers $10 credit for Apple’s App Store


There was a YouTube TV outage last week, and if you were one of those affected, the company says that it wants to ‘make this right’ … The post YouTube TV outage: company apologizes and offers...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:03 pm] Google Pixel 2 gets HUGE £150 discount – and now costs less than half the price of an iPhone XS


GOOGLE has slashed the price of last year’s Pixel handsets, with the top model down by a staggering £200. It’s all thanks to the release of the new 2018 Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL – launched...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:00 pm] Today in Apple history: The App Store hits 200 million downloads


October 22, 2008: During an Apple conference call, Steve Jobs reveals that a user downloaded the 200 millionth app from the App Store that very day. The news comes less than five months after the laun...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:00 pm] Populele – the Smart Ukulele: $179


We have a fun deal of the day for you, Populele. It’s a smart ukelele, by which I mean it interacts with an app. It also has LED-lit frets that work with the app to help teach you how to play. You a...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:41 am] ‘Do more than you ever thought possible,’ says new Apple jobs website


The Apple jobs website has been revamped, with a new video providing a taste of what it’s like to work for one of the world’s most desirable employers. Do more than you ever thought possible. Ha...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:10 am] Latest renders show the 2018 iPad Pro designs we can expect to see on October 30


New renders have been created of what we’re expecting to see from the 2018 iPad Pro models when they are unveiled next week. More are shown below. They show the much slimmer bezels we’re expectin...


[Mon Oct 22nd 11:00 am] watchOS 5: How to Silence Siri


For today’s Quick Tip, we’re going to cover how to shut Siri up on the Apple Watch—and it doesn’t involve Silent Mode. If you’re easily embarrassed by your voice assistant shouting at you, t...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:56 am] Apple just leased another massive facility in Silicon Valley


Apple has snapped up a 10-year lease for a large, 314,000-square-foot warehouse in Milpitas, California, approximately a fifteen minute drive from Cupertino. The space is located at McCarthy Creekside...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:05 am] Redesigned webpage makes finding your dream job at Apple easier


Shortly after launching its refreshed Privacy webpage, Apple has also updated its Jobs website, hopefully making it easier to find your dream employment role with the company. In addition to the redes...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:04 am] WhatsApp now optimized for iPhone XR and iPhone XS Max, adds continuous voice message playback


WhatsApp has today updated with native screen resolution support for the iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, in addition to a couple new features for all customers. You can find the new update, version 2.18...


[Mon Oct 22nd 10:00 am] Best universal remote control


Which remote control is the best companion for your smart TV and the rest of your entertainment system.


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:30 am] Dual cameras, selfies still rule on smartphones, but ….


MediaTek hasannounced the results of a survey it conducted with Qualtrics measuring the most popular camera features in smartphones according to U.S. consumers.  The survey results highlight the pop...


[Mon Oct 22nd 9:07 am] You could soon be the proud owner of Steve Jobs’ toilet


Do you want to own a chandelier that once belonged to Steve Jobs? How about a Jobs-owned thermostat, originally made in 1925? Or a silver-plated tea spoon? Or, heck, even Jobs’ old toilet? These, an...


[Mon Oct 22nd 8:35 am] Best iPhone XR deals – where to pre-order Apple’s ‘cheap’ new smartphone from £18 a month


APPLE’S new iPhone XR is available to pre-order right now in the UK, and we’ve rounded up the best deals, contracts and offers available right now. The colourful handset is separate from the core...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:01 am] How to customize Do Not Disturb in iOS 12


Do Not Disturb saw a small change in iOS 12. Rather than being a simple on/off switch, Apple now gives users a few more options when enabling the feature. Follow along to learn how to customize Do No...


[Mon Oct 22nd 7:00 am] How to use flashlight with iPhone


Whether you’re new to iPhone or want to learn a new way to use the flashlight, follow along for three ways to use flashlight with iPhone. The post How to use flashlight with iPhone appeared first...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:00 am] MaBaSoft Releases Currency Assistant 3.3


MaBaSoft announces Currency Assistant 3.3, an important update to their currency converter for macOS. Currency Assistant is a very flexible currency conversion calculator that provides 174 currencies,...


[Mon Oct 22nd 6:00 am] mDecks Music releases Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7.2.5 for macOS


Florida based mDecks Music LLC releases Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7.2.5, an important update to their interactive music theory app for macOS. Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro was envisioned as auxiliary mate...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:46 am] PayPal Offering $100 iTunes Gift Cards for $85 as Apple Celebrates Halloween With Horror Movie Sale


PayPal has kicked off its latest 15 percent discount on App Store and iTunes gift cards today on its Digital Gifts eBay storefront. If you head over to the website you can get the $100 iTunes gift car...


[Mon Oct 22nd 5:00 am] InPreflight for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2019


Zevrix Solutions announces InPreflight Pro 2.11.29, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. Described as "delightfully simple to use" by Macworld magazine, InPr...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:18 am] Apple’s CEO Wants Bloomberg To Retract China Hack Story


Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is calling for Bloomberg to retract a story that claimed the company was the victim of an attack on its hardware that was conducted by the government of China. BuzzF...


[Mon Oct 22nd 3:05 am] Profile of YouTuber Scotty Allen, who rose to fame last year after he built an iPhone from scratch by using parts he bought from public markets in Shenzhen (David Pierini/Cult of Mac)


David Pierini / Cult of Mac: Profile of YouTuber Scotty Allen, who rose to fame last year after he built an iPhone from scratch by using parts he bought from public markets in Shenzhen  —  Milli...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:02 am] How And Why Apple Could Dump Intel


Ever since Apple bought their own chip design company we’ve entertained rumors that just won’t die. Apple will ditch Intel Inside the Mac in favor of its own chip designs. Every such consideration...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:01 am] 2023’s Galaxy Note 14 vs. 2021’s iPhone XXX


There must be something about humanity that requires us to compare one product to another and declare a winner based on the flimsiest of evidence. Smartphone camera shootouts are everywhere these days...


[Mon Oct 22nd 12:00 am] The Growing Problem With Photo Shootouts


They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Maybe so. Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.” Indeed. Now for the q...


[Sun Oct 21st 9:17 pm] How to unlock additional five additional themes in Tweetbot 5 for iOS


Tweetbot 5 was released to the public last week, bringing a handful of new features including a true dark mode, GIF integration, iPhone XS Max support, and more. Somewhat hidden in the update, howev...


[Sun Oct 21st 7:00 pm] Apple Watch and Others Have a Major Problem That Science Needs to Address


The heart rate monitor coming to the new Apple Watch Series 4 has sparked sharp debate over its risks and benefits, even though the feature has been OK’d by the Food and Drug Administration.But out...


[Sun Oct 21st 6:50 pm] Apple self-driving cars are far safer than Google’s


A car designed to test Apple’s autonomous driving system was involved in an accident on Monday, but a human was driving at the time. This is only the second such crash on record. Compare that to Way...


[Sun Oct 21st 6:13 pm] ‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration


Erica L. Green, Katie Benner, and Robert Pear: The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most dras...


[Sun Oct 21st 5:00 pm] Premiere Rush, Drafts, BestPhoto and other amazing apps of the week


This week we shoot and edit video with Adobe’s new Premier Rush, get into the long-awaited Drafts for Mac beta, and clean up our Photo Library with BestPhotos. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture th...


[Sun Oct 21st 3:49 pm] How to Download MacOS High Sierra from MacOS Mojave


If you’re currently running macOS Mojave, you can re-download a macOS High Sierra installer for whatever reason to macOS Mojave. Re-downloading older versions of macOS system software can be desirab...


[Sun Oct 21st 2:40 pm] Today in Apple history: PowerBook 100 series is a smash hit


October 21, 1991: Apple launches its PowerBook 100 series, a pivotal laptop that becomes one of the most important tech gadgets of all time. These devices almost single-handedly turned notebook comput...


[Sun Oct 21st 2:11 pm] iPhone XR hands-on: Colorful phones make a great first impression - CNET


We take an early look at what sets the iPhone XR apart from the XS.


[Sun Oct 21st 1:00 pm] Do Apple products warrant their premium price in 2018?


I was recently in Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta, and I visited the Microsoft store, the Apple store, and a pop-up Amazon shop. As I wandered through all three of them, I began to ponder the state of e...


[Sun Oct 21st 11:01 am] The Apple Watch Series 4 -- down to the tiniest detail - CNET


I photographed the new Apple Watch in order to capture the smallest of details. What you would normally miss at first glance is now revealed with great clarity.


[Sun Oct 21st 10:45 am] Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. iPhone XS, Pixel 3, Galaxy S9: Every spec, compared - CNET


Huawei is bringing interesting new features to its latest phones, so we broke down the numbers for how the Mates compare to the hottest handsets right now.


[Sat Oct 20th 5:46 pm] How to List All Homebrew Packages Installed on a Mac


Want to quickly see all Homebrew packages installed on a Mac? You may already know the path where Homebrew packages are installed to, but you don’t need to list a directory structure to get a list o...