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iWatches are the Best


Smart Watches: How They WorkContrary to popular belief, it is not difficult to understand how smart watches work. The backend, or "brain" of the watches are powered by Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT), a technology introduced by Microsoft i...

MacBooks are the Best Choice


MacBooks are Clearly the Very Best Choice Contrary to popular belief, it is not difficult to understand how smart watches work. The backend, or "brain" of the watches are powered by Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT), a technology introduced ...

How to Stop the Annoying Verification Required Prompts While Installing Apps on iPhone and iPad


Do you keep getting the annoying popup asking you to verify every time you try to download something from the App Store? It shows up even when you’re trying to download a free app! The popup usually says something like “Before you can make p...

Trump Says Apple Will 'Be Fine' Despite Earnings Downgrade and Claims Stock is Up 'Hundreds of Percent'


In a press conference at the White House this afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on Apple's recent revenue woes, suggesting the company will "be fine" despite its downgraded Q1 2019 guidance. When asked about Apple's announcement...

Deals: Microsoft Office 2016 Professional for less than $30 at GVGMall [sponsor]


GVGMall offers discounts on Microsoft’s productivity software, including the full Office 2016 Professional license for under $30 and the Office 2019 Professional key for less than $45. They also offer deals on license keys for Windows 10 Pro...

Samsung Smart TVs Will Support AirPlay 2 and iTunes Movies


Samsung and Apple are competing companies, and it wasn’t too long ago that the companies were going at it in lengthy legal battles. Continue reading →

Apple May Support RCS for Improved Text Messaging Outside of iMessage


Standard text messages aren’t great, but thankfully there’s technology out there that has improved the experience for the companies who actually support it. Continue reading →

‘iPhone XI’ Renders Reveal Triple Camera Setup on the Back


Despite the fact that we’re in 2019 already, the rumor mill has been pretty quiet on the iPhone XS successor up to this point. Continue reading →

Top 25 PUBG Mobile Tips and Tricks to Get the Chicken Dinner


PUGB or Playerunknown’s Battle Ground is quickly becoming the most popular game in the world. You can’t miss it. You’ll find groups of people playing it in cafes, in street corners, across the world. It’s a really fun way...

CES 2019: Eve Debuts New HomeKit-Enabled Eve Light Strip and Eve Energy Strip


Eve, known for its line of HomeKit-enabled smart products, today announced two new accessories that will be coming out later this year: the Eve Light Strip and the Eve Energy Strip. The Eve Light Strip claims to be the brightest HomeKit-enabled...

Samsung Smart TVs Adding Support for iTunes Video Content and AirPlay 2


Samsung today announced that it has worked with Apple to integrate iTunes movies and TV shows, as well as AirPlay 2 support, into its latest smart TVs. The features will roll out to 2018 models via a firmware update this spring and will be include...

Apple admits iPad Pro has ”subtle” flatness deviations “imperceptible” during normal use


The enclosure has subtle deviations in flatness which may be more visible “only from certain viewing angles” that Apple claims are “imperceptible during normal use.”

Pandora releases an Apple Watch app with offline playback as a paid-for feature


Being able to listen to songs when the watch doesn't have an internet connection means you can now leave your iPhone at home and listen to your Pandora playlists while on a run.

AirPlay 2 & the iTunes Movies and TV Shows app is coming to Samsung Smart TVs


AirPlay 2 support will be available on Samsung Smart TVs in 190 countries worldwide while a new iTunes Movies and TV Shows app will debut in more than a hundred countries.

Pwn20wnd launches unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release for public testing


Hacker and unc0ver lead developer Pwn20wnd dropped the unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release for public testing over the weekend.

Wallpapers of the week: considering the color blue


Inspired by the color of a bright sunny sky, these are perfect refreshers in the cold of winter. Grab one of these cool blue iPhone wallpapers for your Lock or Home screen.

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: HiddenAlbumLock, NextUp, Waves, and more


This roundup encompasses all the jailbreak tweaks released in Cydia from Monday, December 31st to Sunday, January 6th.

The top stories of the week on iDB


Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is a news item, a new jailbreak tweak, a tutorial, or an app review, we sum it all up in one convenie...

CES 2019: ZAGG Intros Three New Keyboard Cases for the iPad and iPad Pro


This year’s Consumer Electronics Show has officially kicked off, which means there are more new accessory announcements than you can shake a stick at. Continue reading →

Apple Supplier Announces New Light and Proximity Sensors to Help Shrink the 2019 iPhone Notch


Apple obviously has its own pipe dreams related to the iPhone, but it can only go so far based on the realities of the technology available to it. Continue reading →

Protect Your Internet Safety In The New Year With This Top-Rated VPN [Deals Hub]


This new year, make a resolution to secure your internet browsing. You never know what kind of nefarious hackers are out there, looking to steal your data. Give yourself peace of mind with ZenMate VPN: Lifetime Ultimate Subscription. Though it u...

Apple Seeds iOS 12.1.3, watchOS 5.1.3 Beta 3 to Developers [Updated]


Courtesy of the holiday break, Apple took some time off from seeding new beta releases. But now the grind is back on. Continue reading →

Deal: Apple Watch Series 3 Discounted to $229; Apple Watch Series 4 to $384


If you are looking to buy an Apple Watch Series 3 or Series 4, there are some tempting deals from Costco available right now. The retailer is offering a $50 discount on the Apple Watch Series 3 for its members thereby bringing its price down to ...

CES 2019: LG Confirms its TVs Will Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit


2019 is apparently going to be a bold new year for Apple, as the company has already announced that its AirPlay 2 feature will be expanding to Samsung smart TVs. Continue reading →

CES 2019: Kohler Introduces HomeKit-Enabled Sensate Faucet


There have been faucets on the market, specifically from Kohler, that allow for hands-free usage. But now things are getting really interesting. Continue reading →

CES 2019: Vizio is Adding AirPlay 2 Support to SmartCast-Enabled TVs


Vizio has made a name for itself by offering up premium-experience smart TVs without charging a ridiculous amount of money for the baked-in features. Continue reading →

New iPhone Concept Showcases a Punch Hole Design


The iPhone X wasn’t the first phone with a notch, but it was Apple’s design that brought the notch design to the masses, and, as such, a variety of different smartphone manufacturers out there quickly adopted it themselves. Conti...

CES 2019: Mophie Announces Juice Pack Access Battery Case for iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR


mophie is one of the most popular third-party accessory makers out there, based on some phenomenal battery cases released over the years. Continue reading →

Apple Music Lyric Availability Expands to Additional Countries


Apple Music subscribers in a number of countries now have access to lyrics for select Apple Music songs, according to an updated Apple support page. Lyric availability has expanded to Germany, Ireland, South Africa, Spain, Mexico, New Zealand, ...

Apple Now Charging Sales Tax on All iTunes Purchases and Apple Music Subscriptions in Canada


As noted by customers on Reddit and Twitter, and on the blog iPhone in Canada, Apple has begun charging sales tax on the purchases of TV shows, movies, music, and audiobooks in iTunes and Apple Music subscriptions in Canada. The change went i...

CES 2019: The Best of CES Unveiled: Sphero's Specdrums, Artemis Smart Mirror, LG 17-Inch Ultralight Laptop and More


The annual Consumer Electronics Show starts this week, with thousands of companies overtaking Las Vegas, Nevada to show off their latest technology products. The Show officially starts on Tuesday, January 8, but as usual, there was a CES Unveiled ...

CES 2019: Honeywell Debuts T9 and T10 Pro Smart Thermostats With Room-by-Room Temperature Control, HomeKit Later This Year


Honeywell parent company Resideo today at CES 2019 introduced its latest Honeywell Home smart thermostats, the T9 and T10 Pro. The latest T-series thermostats feature wireless sensors that measure temperature and humidity on a room-by-room ba...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Update to Developers and Public Beta Testers


Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave 10.14.3 update to developers and public beta testers, three weeks after releasing the second beta and a month after the launch of macOS Mojave 10.14.2. The new macOS Mojave 10.14.3 ...

CES 2019: Kwikset and Mighton Announce New HomeKit-Enabled Door Locks


Kwikset today at CES 2019 announced that its HomeKit-enabled Premis smart door lock will be available in a new contemporary style with sleek, square lines later this year in the United States. While pricing was not disclosed, the current Premis is...

CES 2019: Netgear Unveils New Orbi 802.11ax Mesh Wi-Fi System for Gigabit Internet


Netgear today announced a new version of its Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi System, which is equipped with 6th-generation Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax technology that supports gigabit wireless speeds. According to Netgear, the Wi-Fi 6 version of the Orbi will allow for n...

CES 2019: ZAGG Launches New Keyboards for 9.7-Inch iPad and New iPad Pro Models


Zagg today unveiled a new line of keyboard products designed for Apple's latest iPads, including the fifth and sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPads and the 2018 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. Slim Book Go ZAGG's Slim Book Go offers full protecti...

Judge Cuts Patent Licensing Company WiLan's $145.1M Award From Apple to $10M


Back in August, a California jury awarded Canadian patent holding company WiLan $145.1 million in an ongoing dispute with Apple after the iPhone was found to have infringed on two WiLan patents related to wireless communications technology. ...

Deals: Save on Apple Watch Series 3 and 4, Anker's USB-C Hubs, AirPods, and More


There are quite a few notable deals that began today to kick off the new year, starting with discounts on Anker's wall chargers, wireless chargers, car chargers, Bluetooth speakers, and more. Many of the sales don't require a discount code, and th...

Ikea's HomeKit-Enabled Smart Blinds Launch in Germany


Ikea this week added to its line of HomeKit-connected smart home products with the launch of the Kadrilj and Fyrtur smart roller blinds, which are now available for purchase in Germany. Both of the smart blind products are powered via a battery...

CES 2019: Seagate Launches New Seagate and LaCie SSDs and HDDs


At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Seagate is launching a number of new external hard drives and solid state drives under its Seagate and LaCie brand names, offering up a new range of data storage solutions. Seagate's premium LaCie brand...

2019 iPhones Could Feature Smaller Notch as Apple Supplier Announces Under-Display Light and Proximity Sensors


Austrian Apple supplier AMS today announced the launch of new sensor technology that could be incorporated into future iPhones to cut down on the size of the notch that houses the TrueDepth Camera System used for Face ID. AMS has developed a ne...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of iOS 12.1.3 to Developers [Updated]


Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.3 update to developers, three weeks after releasing the last beta and a little over three weeks after releasing iOS 12.1.2, an update that focused on bug fixes for the eSIM feature and chan...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming watchOS 5.1.3 Update to Developers


Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1.3 update to developers, three weeks after seeding the second beta and a month after releasing watchOS 5.1.2. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple D...

Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming tvOS 12.1.2 to Developers [Updated]


Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1.2 update to developers for testing purposes, three weeks after seeding the second tvOS 12.1.2 beta and a month after releasing tvOS 12.1.1. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation ...

CES 2019: Ring Debuts New Door View Cam, HomeKit Still Not Included


Ring, which was purchased by Amazon last year, today debuted its latest line of home security products. The Ring Door View Cam, its newest doorbell option, is the most notable. The Door View Cam is designed to replace the viewfinder or peephole...

CES 2019: Griffin Releasing New Wireless Charging Mats, Stands, and Power Banks for iPhone and Apple Watch Later This Year


Apple-certified accessory maker Griffin today at CES 2019 announced that it will be releasing a collection of new wireless charging solutions under its PowerBlock and Reserve brands for the iPhone and Apple Watch later this year. PowerB...

CES 2019: Griffin Releasing USB-C to Lightning Cables and Chargers Later This Year


Apple-certified accessory maker Griffin today at CES 2019 announced that it will be releasing a collection of USB-C to Lightning cables and power adapters for the latest Apple devices in the second quarter of 2019. Griffin will offer basic US...

CES 2019: Lutron Announces Caseta Smart Control System for Regular Ceiling Fans


Lutron Electronics today announced a new addition to its Caseta smart lighting system, this one focused on making most ceiling fans into "smart" ceiling fans with a new fan speed control switch. Lutron doesn't specifically mention HomeKit compatib...

Here’s how AirPlay 2, HomeKit & Siri voice control integrations will work on Smart TVs


Apple has confirmed that leading television manufacturers are bringing support for AirPlay and HomeKit to their Smart TVs. Here's what this means for you and how these capabilities, previously requiring an Apple TV, will work on third-party TV har...

How to set multiple timers on your HomePod


Save yourself from forgetting by using your HomePod for timers. Here’s how to quickly set multiple timers on HomePod with Siri.

Support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit is also coming to LG’s 2019 Smart TV lineup


LG has become a third major television manufacturer to have announced support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, conveniently ahead of Apple's rumored Hollywood push.

iOS 12.1.3, watchOS 5.1.3 and tvOS 12.1.2 beta 3 have been released for testing


Following a break for the holidays, Apple on Monday released beta 3 of the upcoming iOS 12.1.3, watchOS 5.1.3 and tvOS 12.1.2 software updates.

S0rryMybad could release an iOS 12 exploit after Apple patches it in a software update


It appears that a tfp0 exploit for iOS 12 could be released in the near future, but what does this mean for the potential jailbreakability of Apple's latest mobile operating system?

It’s not just Apple: Samsung too could blame China for its first operating profit drop in 2 years


As slowing economic growth in China erodes demand for its products, Samsung is expected to announce its first drop in quarterly operating profit in two years.

Recent Vizio Smart TVs will get support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit


Vizio has revealed SmartCast 3.0 at CES 2019 today, adding support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies to bring customers features like multi-room audio and casting from iOS/macOS without needing an Apple TV.

Mophie unveils battery cases for latest iPhones with Qi wireless charging, Lightning port access


In addition to advanced impact protection, the new Juice Pack cases feature full access to your iPhone's Lightning port and integrate a built-in battery and wireless charging.

How to send and receive SMS text messages on iPad and Mac


Do you want to send and receive SMS text messages that aren’t from other iPhone users on your iPad or Mac? This tutorial shows you how to set it up.

How to clear the DNS cache on your iPhone, iPad & Mac


A stale or corrupt DNS cache may prevent some webpages from loading at all. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to clear the DNS caches maintained by your operating system and your browser, which will speed up your web browsing exper...

CES 2019: A New Service is Using AI to Find Password Sharers


Password sharing is a thing. There’s no denying that. Whether it’s a college campus or family and friends, services like Netflix, Hulu, and others have their content shared all the time. Continue reading →

New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters


It isn’t a secret that wireless carriers gather a lot of data from phone users on their networks — yes, even iPhones. But a new report sheds light on why that may be a bigger issue than some may have assumed. Continue reading &#8...

Tim Cook Says Apple’s Ecosystem ‘Has Never Been Stronger’


If anyone is going to go to bat for a company, it should be the chief executive. Enter Tim Cook, stage left, following warnings of a forthcoming weak first quarter. Continue reading →

Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolution To Be More Organized With This App [Deals Hub]


Raise your hand if you have a neat, uncluttered and orderly desktop! No one? Well, that’s what we thought. Allow us to introduce you to Unclutter for Mac, the perfect tool to help you keep that New Year’s resolution to get more organ...

Hulu Now Has More Than 25 Million Subscribers, Sets Sights on Even More Content


Hulu’s been working on expanding its library of content for quite some time, which does involve grabbing some streaming rights from the previously-held Netflix. Continue reading →

Some Doctors are Worried About the ECG App in the Apple Watch Series 4


Data goes a long way, both for companies and individuals, but it looks like some doctors are worried that too much data might not be a good thing. Continue reading →

Photos Show ‘iPad Mini 4s’ With Subtle Design Change


Word on the street is that Apple is planning on launching a brand new iPad mini at some point this year. And this may be our first look at it. Continue reading →

Apple Publishes a List of AirPlay 2 Supported Smart TVs


One of the biggest announcements of 2019, surprisingly, revolves around AirPlay 2 and its broadening availability. Continue reading →

This Concept Envisions the iPhone X2 With a Slider Design


The leaked iPhone XI renders have left many people disappointed. While it is exciting that Apple is switching to a triple camera setup for its 2019 iPhone, the camera setup looks a bit odd. Well, there’s still hope for the 2020 iPhone and ...

Xiaomi Unveils $60 AirPods Clone in China, AirDots Pro


After launching the $29 AirDots last year, Xiaomi has now launched a more premium AirPods clone in China: AirDots Pro. The AirDots did not resemble the AirPods but the AirDots Pro resembles Apple’s AirPods very strongly. Continue readi...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Earned Over $15 Million in 2018, Not Counting Stock Awards


Apple CEO Tim Cook earned more than $15 million in salary in 2018 according to the 2018 proxy statement Apple filed with the SEC today. Cook earned a base salary of $3 million along with $12 million in incentives awarded for perform...

Apple Maps Gains New Indoor Mall Maps and Flyover Locations


According to its Feature Availability page, Apple today introduced a number of new features for Apple Maps. Several new Flyover locations have been added, and available maps for indoor malls have expanded. In some of these locations, the update...

CES 2019: The Best of Pepcom With Mophie, Brilliant, Aibo and More


The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show officially kicked off today, with thousands of vendors showing off everything from smart toilets to new battery packs for the iPhone. At CES, there are several major media events that are less overwhelming tha...

Apple's Annual Shareholders Meeting to Take Place on March 1 at Apple Park, Pre-Registration Required


Apple's annual shareholders meeting is set to take place at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on March 1, 2019, the company said today in a filing with the SEC. Apple has been holding its shareholder meetings at Ste...

CES 2019: Pad & Quill Expands TechFolio Series With New Mini and Pro Options for Storing Your Gear


Pad & Quill, known for its line of Apple accessories made from high-quality leather, is expanding its TechFolio series that's designed to house cords, cables, power adapters, Apple Watch bands, the Apple Pencil, and more in one convenient place. ...

CES 2019: LifeProof Launches $99 'Lifeactiv' Water Resistant Battery Pack


LifeProof today announced the launch of a $99 Lifeactiv Power Pack 20, a 20,000 mAh battery pack that features a USB-C port and built-in water resistance. The Lifeactiv Power Pack 20 includes two 10,000mAh batteries inside, and with the USB...

CES 2019: OtterBox Teams Up With Corning for New Line of Screen Protectors


OtterBox today announced that it's teaming up with Corning for a new line of Amplify screen protectors for smartphones. For those unfamiliar with Corning, Corning is the company that creates the super strong Gorilla Glass that's used in Apple's...

Google Assistant Coming to Google Maps for iOS Today


Google is adding its Google Assistant feature to the Google Maps apps for iOS and Android, Google announced today. The feature will be available on iPhones starting this afternoon, with Google planning to enable Assistant for Google Maps via an...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Apple's 'Ecosystem Has Never Been Stronger' and Long-Term Health Has 'Never Been Better'


Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on CNBC's "Mad Money" show this evening, where he will speak with host Jim Cramer, and ahead of the interview, CNBC has shared some of what was discussed. The topic was, of course, Apple's recent guidance downgrad...

CES 2019: Yubico Debuts First Apple-Approved Lightning-Enabled YubiKey for Secure Physical Authentication on iOS Devices


Yubico, a company that makes physical security keys for physical two-factor authentication, today announced the upcoming launch of a Lightning-based YubiKey device that will work with Apple's iPhones and iPads. Yubico has long offered USB-A, US...

CES 2019: Nanoleaf Shows Off New Hexagon-Shaped Canvas Light Panels, Upcoming Grid Mounting Option


Nanoleaf, the company that makes lighting panels designed for walls and ceilings, is showing off an upcoming product at CES -- hexagon-shaped light panels. Nanoleaf currently offers triangle-shaped light panels and square-shaped Canvas panels, ...

CES 2019: Kenwood and JVC Debut Lineup of Wireless CarPlay Receivers


Following in the footsteps of Alpine and Pioneer, Kenwood today at CES 2019 introduced its first in-car multimedia receivers with wireless CarPlay. Kenwood is offering seven new receivers with wireless CarPlay support, many of which are part ...

Unreleased iPad Mini With Redesigned Cellular Antenna Appears in Photos


Photos of an unreleased iPad mini with hardware different than that of any previous generation of the tablet were shared on Twitter today by a person using the pseudonym Mr. White. The same user has shared many photos of what appear to be early pr...

CES 2019: Satechi Launches New Multi-Port USB-C Chargers Ideal for Latest iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and More


Satechi today at CES 2019 announced it has released two new power adapters, including a dual-port wall charger and a four-port travel charger. The wall charger features one 18W USB-C Power Delivery port and one 12W USB-A port, while the trave...

CES 2019: Sony Unveils New 6.9-Inch CarPlay Receiver With Improved Sound and Dedicated Voice Button


Sony today at CES 2019 introduced its latest aftermarket CarPlay receiver with improved sound quality and a dedicated voice button. The new XAV-AX7000 has the same 6.95-inch capacitive touchscreen as the current XAV-AX5000, but features a hig...

Apple Shares List of AirPlay 2-Enabled Smart TVs From Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio


A few days ago, Apple announced that AirPlay 2–enabled smart TVs are coming soon from leading manufacturers, and we've since seen a series of announcements from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio at CES 2019. Apple has now shared a list of AirPla...

CES 2019: Philips Hue Gains New Outdoor Lighting Range and Outdoor Motion Sensor


Signify today announced that its Philips Hue lighting lineup is gaining new outdoor lighting and sensor options in 2019. New to the Hue Outdoor line is the Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor, which, like the indoor sensor, is designed to detect motion....

CES 2019: Anker Announces Soundcore 'Rave' Series of Portable Speakers


Anker has announced a new line of portable speakers under its Soundcore home audio brand. Dubbed the Rave series, the high-watt speakers are aimed at providing the soundtrack to your next outdoor summer party. The standard Rave speaker costs...

Plex Said to Be Mulling Ad-Supported Movies and More Premium Content Subscriptions


In a bid to compete with the likes of Amazon Prime and Roku, Plex is reportedly planning to offer users ad-supported movies and premium content subscriptions through its platform. Plex Web Shows According to TechCrunch, the personal media mana...

Xiaomi Unveils Its Own AirPods Clones


Xiaomi today unveiled a new version of its AirDots wireless headphones, and it's safe to say that the average consumer on the street would be hard pressed to distinguish the look from Apple's own AirPods. The Chinese mobile maker first appear...

iTunes movie deals: Interstellar $10, The Hunger Games $8, and more


Apple on Tuesday updated its iTunes Store with new discounts on movies and other content. Among the deals are popular space exploration films like Interstellar and Contact for under $10, and young adult adaptations like The Hunger Games and Twilig...

Your location data may have landed in the hands of bounty hunters and the black market


While carriers record locations of customers' devices on their network, they have little oversight in terms of monitoring how that data is being used once sold to a third party.

Google is rolling out Assistant in Maps for iOS


Google's voice-activated Assistant feature can now help you navigate in Google Maps for iPhone and iPad, play music, reply to messages and more.

Yubico launches first Apple approved physical security key that works with USB-C & Lightning


With Lightning on one end and USB-C on the other, this dongle can be used with iPhones, iPads and Macs to boost your security and the two-factor authentication experience on iOS.

Claimed photos of unreleased iPad mini with redesigned antenna & no LED flash


A pair of photos published Tuesday appear to depict an unreleased iPad mini model in Rose Gold that seems to have a redesigned cellular antenna and no camera flash on the back.... Read the rest of this post here "Claimed...

How to search through tabs in Safari on iPhone and iPad


Find sites and pages you have open in Safari faster. This short tutorial shows you how to search through your Safari tabs on iPhone and iPad.

My favorite accessories to use with the 2018 iPad Pro


From keyboard to protecting sleeve, and USB-C cable to battery pack, here are Anthony’s favorite 2018 iPad Pro accessories.

Satechi unveils new USB-C Power Delivery portable chargers


The new 30W and 75W portable chargers feature both USB-C and the older USB-A ports so that you can easily fast-charge multiple devices at once, such as your iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Apple shares a list of AirPlay 2–enabled televisions


Now everyone can track when new AirPlay 2-compatible television sets from major manufacturers make the list.

AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are coming to Sony’s new Android-powered 4K and 8K televisions


Sony's upcoming Z9G Series, A9G Series and X950G Series of 4K and 8K LCD and OLED television sets will be compatible with Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies.

How to disable Hey Siri on iPhone and iPad


If you’ve decided that you don’t want Siri listening for your request, this tutorial shows you how to disable Hey Siri in just a few taps.

Xiaomi’s new wireless earbuds look familiar


Meet Mi AirDots Pro, Xiaomi's affordable replica of AirPods that includes some features not found on Apple's buds, such as active noise cancellation and sweat resistance.

Let’s Talk iOS 273: It’s not all bad


Cody and Sebastien take a look at Apple's bad financial week. While the news certainly isn't great, it's really not all doom and gloom either. Listen in as the two try to make sense of it all.

Instagram Now Supports Posting to Multiple Accounts at the Same Time


Instagram is all about sharing those photos or videos, and it’s also a platform for influencers, companies, and markets to show off everything they can. Continue reading →

More Than a Million People Have Preordered Amazon’s Echo Auto Aftermarket Accessory


If you want to get a digital personal assistant in your car, there are ways. And Amazon’s aftermarket option has apparently proven very popular. Continue reading →

Apple Watch Series 4 and ECG App Helped One Man Identify AFIB Heart Condition


The Apple Watch Series 4 launched not too long ago, and Apple (eventually) brought with it a brand new ECG app that’s meant to help identify specific heart irregularities. Continue reading →

This Portable Charger Will Power Up Your iPhone 3x Faster [Deals Hub]


Got a lot planned for 2019? You’re going to need to stay connected. For those that know they’ll be on the go often in the new year, the Nimble Eco-Friendly 5-Day Fast Portable Charger will keep you powered up and ready to keep moving...

Apple Reportedly Told Chinese iPhone Venders to Drop iPhone 8, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and XS Max Prices


There are always two sides to every story, and that definitely appears to be the case when it comes to how the iPhone market is doing. Continue reading →

Apple Brings on Sandy Parakilas for an Internal Product Privacy Position


Apple has made sure that privacy and user security is one of the major tentpoles for the company over the years, so some hires just make sense. Continue reading →

Qualcomm Says Tim Cook’s No Settlement Discussions Comment ‘Misleading’


In his interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer for Mad Money, Tim Cook said that Apple has not been involved in any “settlement discussions” with Qualcomm since Q3 of 2018. He also shot down reports and statements from Qualcomm of bot...

Apple to Thank Korean Police for Seizing Fake Accessories Worth $900k


Apple will be giving local Korean police a plaque to express its gratitude for getting hold of fake Apple accessories worth over a billion won (~$900,000).  Continue reading →

Apple Cuts iPhone XS and iPhone XR Production By Another 10 Percent for Q1, 2019


Apple is reportedly cutting production for the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max by 10 percent for Q1, 2019 of the calendar year. The company has already informed its suppliers about the order reduction. Continue reading →

Tim Cook: New Services Launching in 2019; Wearable Business Revenue Has Exceeded iPod Business by 50 Percent


In his extensive interview with Mad Money’s Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company’s most important contribution to mankind will be in health. Tim Cook spoke about varying topics in the interview and dismissed reports o...

Qualcomm Calls Tim Cook's Statement on Settlement Talks 'Misleading'


Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview yesterday said that Apple had not been in any kind of settlement talks with Qualcomm since the third calendar quarter of 2018, which ended in September. Cook was referencing November comments from Qualcomm CEO...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 73 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements


Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Sa...

CES 2019: Alpine Previews New CarPlay Receivers, One Features Oversized 9-Inch Hovering Screen


Alpine Electronics at CES 2019 this week debuted two new in-car multimedia receivers with wired CarPlay and Android Auto support. The new iLX-W650 receiver features a seven-inch anti-glare capacitive touchscreen with a shallow chassis that meas...

FuboTV vs. DirecTV Now: Solid Streaming TV Services With Some Drawbacks


Over the past few years, the number of streaming TV services has grown exponentially, to the point where it can get overwhelming to figure out which platform is the best for you. Major offerings include DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu...

CES 2019: Elgato Unveils Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock With Dual USB-C, Dual USB-A, Gigabit Ethernet, DisplayPort, and More


Elgato parent company Corsair at CES 2019 this week unveiled its new Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock. The dock connects to the latest MacBook Pro and MacBook Air with a single Thunderbolt 3 cable and provides a wide variety of additional I/O connectivity o...

Sources: Apple to Expand Crowded Eaton Centre Store in Toronto, More Evidence of Yonge-Bloor Flagship Emerges


Apple's efforts to modernize its chain of over 500 retail stores around the world may extend to Canada soon. Apple plans to relocate its oft-crowded store at the Eaton Centre shopping mall in Downtown Toronto to a much larger space in the mall,...

How to Create a Virtual Home Button in iOS Using Assistive Touch


After testing some apps on an old iPhone 6 recently, I started to notice the device's Home button was becoming less and less responsive to finger presses, especially when it came to double-clicking it. Sure enough, after a few more days' use, the ...

Apple to Present Plaque to Korean Police for Cracking Down on Sale of Fake Accessories


Apple will express its gratitude to Korean police for seizing fake accessories worth 1 billion won ($892,000) by presenting a plaque to officers at a local police unit, reports The Korea Herald. As a token of thanks, Donald Shruhan, senio...

Apple Hires Prominent Facebook Critic for Internal-Facing Product Privacy Role


Apple has recruited a former Facebook employee who went on to become one of the social network's most ardent critics, reports The Financial Times (paywall). Sandy Parakilas monitored the privacy and policy compliance of Facebook developers for 18 ...

CES 2019: Gardena Smart System Now Works With Apple HomeKit


The Gardena Smart System is gaining support for Apple's HomeKit, with HomeKit integration coming to Gardena devices like the Smart Water Control, Smart Irrigation Control, Smart Sensor, and Smart Power. Gardena accessories are gaining HomeKit c...

Apple Tells Suppliers to Cut iPhone XR and XS Production by 10% for Next Three Months


Apple is telling its suppliers to cut production on new iPhones by 10 percent over the course of the next three months, reports Nikkei. Apple made the request of its suppliers late last month, asking them to produce fewer iPhones for the Januar...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Apple's Most Important Contribution to Mankind' Will Be in Health


In an interview with Mad Money's Jim Cramer that aired tonight, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed a wide range of topics, including Apple's future product plans, its health ambitions, wearable sales, and Siri improvements. According to Cook, Apple'...

Apple's Legal Dispute With Qualcomm to Continue as Tim Cook Says Claims of Settlement Talks Are False


In an interview today with Mad Money's Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some details about the company's ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm. Despite rumors of settlement talks, Cook says that Apple has not been in any settlement discussion...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Reports That iPhone XR is a Flop 'Bologna'


Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for an interview with Mad Money's Jim Cramer, which aired today at 6:00 p.m Eastern Time. CNBC shared tidbits of the interview this morning, but now the full discussion is available. Cook covered topics that...

30% off Holy Stone drones, $70 off iPad, and other tech deals


It’s a new year and you know what that means: new discounts on your favorite products and services. We’ve rounded up our favorite deals on electronics, video games, accessories and more. But hurry, these prices won’t last forever!

2 billionth iOS device shipped & other 2018 milestones highlighted in Apple’s SEC filing


The SEC filing reveals interesting tidbits related to Apple's important milestones in 2018, including the cost of Cook's personal security and private flying.

How to change keyboard layout on Mac


Do you want to switch from QWERTY to AZERTY or even Dvorak for your keyboard layout? Here’s how to make that change quickly on your Mac.

Apple gave Tim Cook a $12 million bonus as his total 2018 compensation hits $136 million


The iPhone maker gave its CEO 22% Increase in pay, helping boost his compensation for fiscal 2018 to to $15.7 million as the company topped financial targets.

Apple hires prominent Facebook critic Sandy Parakilas to bolster its privacy team


One of the most vocal Facebook critics has been hired by the iPhone maker as a product manager in its privacy team.

Shortcuts Focus: how to work around publication paywalls to read articles for free


Taking advantage of a feature that some publishers have chosen to turn on, this handy iOS automation workflow for Apple's Shortcuts app lets you bypass paywalls in Safari to read subscription-only articles from the likes of WSJ, NYT, FT and others...

How to change formats for dates, times, numbers and currencies on Mac


Want to customize the date or time format on your Mac or change the currency type or measurement units? Here’s how to do it all.

Pwn20wnd revises unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release with bug fixes and improvements


The unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release received a small revision on Tuesday with bug fixes and improvements.

Apple cutting iPhone production by 10% this quarter, report claims


For the second time in two months, Apple is cutting iPhone production, according to a new report from Nikkei. Citing sources with knowledge of the request, the outlet says Apple has asked its suppliers to produce 10% fewer handsets than originally...

Amazon’s IMDb Launches ‘Freedive’, a New Ad-Supported Movie and TV Streaming Service


You get a streaming service! You get a streaming service! And you get a streaming service! Continue reading →

Wireless Charging Is Completely Hassle-Free With This Charger [Deals Hub]


We thought wireless charging was supposed to make life easier! Unfortunately, most wireless chargers require you to set your phone up at a certain angle or place it just right, so tossing your phone down and going about your business isn’t...

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties


One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well. Continue reading →

Apple Seeds iOS 12.1.3 Beta 4 to Developers and Public Beta Testers [Updated]


Apple appears to be fast-tracking the next release for iOS, as it seeds another beta to developers. Continue reading →

Samsung Galaxy S10 Unveiling Set for February 20


Samsung has confirmed via its official social media platforms that it will indeed be launching the Galaxy S10 at an Unpacked event on February 20 in San Francisco. While not mentioned in the invite, Samsung is also expected to unveil its foldabl...

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and Foldable Phone Could Launch Next Month


Samsung is reportedly looking to unveil the Galaxy S10 and its foldable phone on February 20 at an Unpacked event to be held simultaneously in San Francisco and London. If true, this means the company will not be waiting for MWC 2019 to unveil i...

Apple Maps Gains Turn-by-Turn Directions in Select Cities in India


Apple has rolled out turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps in India. Right now, the service is only available in selected metro cities of the country. Similar to Google Maps, Apple is also offering users option to book cab rides from Uber or Ol...

Apple's Mac Sales Drop in Q4 2018 Amid Worldwide PC Shipment Decline


Apple's worldwide Mac shipments fell in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to new preliminary PC shipping estimates shared this afternoon by Gartner. During the quarter, Apple shipped an estimated 4.9 million Macs, down from 5.1 million in t...

Reports Suggest Ring Allowed Employees Unfettered Access to Customer Camera Feeds


Over the course of the last month, some troubling information has surfaced about Ring, the Amazon-owned company that has millions of cameras inside and outside homes across the globe. The Information in December suggested Ring employees in both...

Apple Cuts iPhone XR Prices for Third-Party Distributors in China


Apple has dropped the price of the iPhone XR by about $100 for its channel partners in China, reports Yahoo Finance. The price cut allows third-party vendors to purchase the iPhone XR more cheaply, which allows the device to be sold to custome...

Amazon Deals: Save on Aukey's MFi-Certified Lightning Cables, Twelve South's PowerPic Frame, and More


There are a few notable deals happening on Amazon this week, including promo codes from Aukey, a lowest-ever discount on Twelve South's new PowerPic frame, a combo deal on Mophie Qi chargers, and more. Starting with Aukey, the accessory maker h...

CES 2019: The Best of ShowStoppers and the Show Floor


The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show is wrapping up, with Friday being the final day. For our last CES video, we visited ShowStoppers, the show floor, and a few vendor events to show MacRumors readers some of the coolest stuff that we saw this year....

T-Mobile Launches 'Caller Verified' Tool to Protect Subscribers From Scammers


T-Mobile today launched a new "Caller Verified" feature that's designed to offer its customers more protection from scammers and spammers who spoof legitimate phone calls to attempt to fool smartphone owners. Caller Verified uses the STIR and S...

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Update to Developers and Public Beta Testers


Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave 10.14.3 update to developers and public beta testers, a few days after releasing the third beta and more than a month after the launch of macOS Mojave 10.14.2. The new macOS Mojave...

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 12.1.3 to Developers and Public Beta Testers


Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.3 update to developers and public beta testers, a few days after releasing the third beta and three weeks after releasing iOS 12.1.2. Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1...

CES 2019: Scosche Launches New Qi-Based Wireless Charging Options


Scosche today announced the launch of several new products that make Qi wireless charging easier and more convenient for Apple's iPhone 8 and later. MagicMount Charge 3 The new Qi-compatible 10W MagicMount Charge 3 is the latest MagicMount pro...

Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 Event on February 20 in San Francisco, May Include Foldable Smartphone


Samsung today announced it will be hosting an event on Wednesday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, with the media invitation teasing new Galaxy S10 smartphones. Samsung's event invite ...

How to Check AirPods Battery Life on iPhone and Apple Watch


Apple AirPods offer around five hours of listening time and two hours of talk time on a single charge, and if you pop your AirPods for 15 minutes in their case, you can get up to three hours of listening time or over an hour of talk time. ...

Upcoming Hulu App Interface Changes Aim to Simplify Navigation and Aid Discoverability


Hulu is about to update its streaming app to make it easier to navigate and discover new content, according to TechCrunch. The big change coming in the next few weeks will be to the Hulu Lineup screen that users see when the app is launched....

Instagram Now Lets Users Post to Multiple Accounts Simultaneously


Instagram is rolling out a new feature that allows posting content to multiple accounts at the same time. The social network confirmed to TechCrunch that the feature is now rolling out to all users of its iOS app: An Instagram spokesperson conf...

Apple Maps Gains Turn-by-Turn Directions for India


Apple has added turn-by-turn navigation to Apple Maps for India. The app now offers the detailed directions for driving and walking, with options to book a ride through Uber and Ola also showing within the app. Still missing for users in Indi...

CES 2019: Pioneer's Smart Sync In-Dash Smartphone Receiver Turns Your iPhone Into a Car Radio Display


Pioneer today announced the U.S. launch of the SPH-10BT, a new in-dash digital media receiver designed to work with a smartphone as a display. The SPH-10BT is Pioneer's first receiver of this type equipped with a built-in smartphone cradle that...

Tihmstar is tinkering with an exploit for iOS 11.4-11.4.1 devices, but there are caveats


Respected jailbreak hacker tihmstar is experimenting with an iOS 11.4-11.4.1-centric exploit that could potentially put a jailbreak in more people's hands.

Checking how long it’s been since you last rebooted or started up your Mac


If you're trying to troubleshoot your Mac, knowing when precisely you last rebooted or started the machine up can be quite useful, if not enlightening. Checking your Mac's uptime is easy, and we'll show you how.

AirPlay support is coming to VLC for Android


The popular VLC media player will bring AirPlay support to its Android app in a future update. The news has been formally confirmed by one of the app’s lead developers.

Apple slashes iPhone XR prices for resellers in China by about $100


Conveniently ahead of Chinese New Year in February, Apple has now cut iPhone XR prices for local resellers following what has been described as a tumultuous few months.

T-Mobile’s new Caller Verified feature offers more protection from scammers and spammers


“It’s a bad day to be a scammer,” said the carrier as it launched a new feature that offers customers even more protection from scammers and spammers than before.

Apple seeds fourth betas of iOS 12.1.3 and macOS 10.14.3


Apple on Thursday seeded the fourth beta of iOS 12.1.3 to developers. The release comes just three days after the beta 3 rollout, and registered developers can install the update via the iOS over-the-air mechanism, or through Apple's Dev Center.

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S10 with punch-hole display & foldable smartphone on February 20


It will launch as many as five premium smartphone models by midyear following official unveiling ahead of Mobile World Congress later this month.

Apple Maps: new Flyover locations & indoor maps, turn-by-turn directions in India


Apple Maps has rolled out several of its offerings to new markets, including speed limits in Canada, turn-by-turn directions in India and new flyover locations and indoor maps.

Your can now upload feed posts across multiple Instagram accounts at once


Instagram for iPhone is rolling out now a handy new feature which permits its iOS customers to publish a feed post to several of their own accounts at once.

The best apps to help you fall asleep


At the end of the day, you may feel exhausted but that doesn’t mean you can fall right to sleep. Here are the best apps to help you fall asleep.

Verizon is Testing a Cloud Streaming Service for Games Called ‘Verizon Gaming’


As 5G starts to become the norm, which is going to happen sooner rather than later for some customers, wireless companies are going to start finding new ways to tap into the more powerful wireless technology. Continue reading →

Apple Considered Using 5G Modems From Samsung, MediaTek, and Intel for 2019 iPhones


Word on the street is that Apple isn’t rushing to adopt 5G technology in its iPhone lineup this year, but it appears that the company at least considered it. Continue reading →

2019 iPhones May Support Wi-Fi 6


Apple’s newest iPhones, which are expected to launch later this year, are already rumored to feature quite a few noteworthy changes. Continue reading →

Upgrade Your MacBook Pro’s Port Situation With This Hub [Deals Hub]


MacBook Pros are sleek and functional, but let’s face it — they aren’t super handy when it comes to ports. If you’re the owner of a 2016 or 2017 MacBook Pro, chances are pretty good that you’ve discovered this flaw. For...

Should the iPhone Adopt the Punch-Hole Design?


Apple wasn’t the first company to launch a smartphone with a notch, but the company definitely brought all of the attention to the design philosophy. As a result, we saw a lot of different phones with their own take on the notch. Conti...

unc0ver Jailbreak Users Can Now Install Sileo Package Manager


Just over two weeks after the first public beta of Sileo was released, the package manager now works with unc0ver jailbreak which is a popular and frequently updated iOS 11 – iOS 11.3.1 (iOS 11.4 beta 3) jailbreak. The original version of ...

Don’t Expect TCL to Support AirPlay 2 in Its Smart TVs Any Time Soon


Apple decided that 2019 was going to start off with a bang as the company announced that AirPlay 2 support was landing on several different smart TVs from different brands. Continue reading →

Late-2012 iMac Becomes Obsolete on January 30


As another year ticks by, more of Apple’s older devices become officially listed as obsolete or vintage, depending on the region. Continue reading →

Best Buy 2-Day Sale Discounts iPad Pro by $150, 9.7-inch iPad by $75


Best Buy is offering some sweet discounts on various Apple products for the weekend including discounts of up to $75 on the 9.7-inch iPad, $400 on the iPhone XR and iPhone XS, iPad Pro, and more. Continue reading →

Do AirPods Work Well on Android Devices?


Though designed for the iPhone, Apple's AirPods are also compatible with Android smartphones and tablets, so you can take advantage of Apple's wire-free tech even if you're an Android user or have both Android and Apple devices. You do, of cour...

Vizio Says 2016 4K SmartCast TVs Will Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit


AirPlay 2 and HomeKit functionality will be available on all of Vizio's 2016 4K UHD SmartCast Displays, the company recently confirmed on Twitter. Vizio's Twitter account for support questions supplied the information in response to a question ...

Apple Buys 50 Business Class Seats From San Francisco to Shanghai Every Day


Apple is United Airlines' biggest customer at the San Francisco International Airport, according to signs the airline has available that were shared on Twitter today. According to United, Apple spends $150 million on airline tickets each ye...

Possibilities of a Triple-Lens iPhone Camera: Improved 3D Sensing, Zoom, and Low-Light Photos


Following in the footsteps of Huawei and likely Samsung, Apple is widely rumored to release at least one new iPhone model with a triple-lens rear camera in 2019. That model is now believed to be the next generation of the iPhone XS Max. A rende...

Apple Considered 5G Modem Chips From Samsung, MediaTek, and Intel for 2019 iPhones


Qualcomm, Apple, and other suppliers are in court this week as Qualcomm faces off with the FTC over an antitrust lawsuit accusing the company of using anticompetitive tactics to remain the main supplier for baseband processor for smartphones. S...

Apple Music Debuts Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Video From Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'


Apple Music today debuted a new exclusive special feature that takes a look behind the scenes of the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." The 16-minute feature is called "Rami Malek: Becoming Freddie," and it focuses on the transformation that actor ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 'Limitless 2.0' iPhone Case and Accessory from Mous


For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Mous to give MacRumors readers a chance to win an iPhone case and an iPhone case accessory from the company's Limitless 2.0 product line. Priced from $39.99 to $59.99, the Limitless 2.0 cas...

2019 iPhones Could Feature Support for Wi-Fi 6


Apple's upcoming 2019 iPhones could feature support for Wi-Fi 6, Barclays analyst Blaine Curtis said today in a CES wrap-up report. Wi-Fi 6, otherwise known as 802.11ax, is the next-generation Wi-Fi standard following 802.11ac. The new sta...

CES 2019 Wrap-Up: AirPlay 2 TVs, Battery Cases for Latest iPhones, Third-Party Lightning to USB-C Cables, and More


Today is the final day of CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where thousands of companies showed off their latest connected tech products. As usual, Apple did not have an official presence on the show floor, but there were several announcements and a wide var...

TCL on AirPlay-2 Enabled TVs: 'We Are Currently Committed to Roku'


Earlier this week, Apple announced that AirPlay 2-enabled smart TVs are coming from leading manufacturers, including Samsung, LG, Vizio, and Sony. Those four brands lead the TV market in the United States, but up-and-coming Chinese vendor TCL has ...

First-Generation iPod Shuffle Turns 14 Today


Today marks the 14th anniversary of the unveiling of the first-generation iPod shuffle, presented by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs on stage at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco. On January 11, 2005, Apple debuted the first-of-its-kind iPod shuffle,...

Apple Adding Late 2012 iMacs to Vintage and Obsolete Products Pilot Program at End of January


In an internal memo distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers, obtained by MacRumors, Apple has indicated that Late 2012 model 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs will be added to its vintage and obsolete products list on January 30. Vintage ...

WSJ on 2019 iPhones: Triple-Lens Rear Camera on Next iPhone XS Max and Dual Rear on Next iPhone XR


Apple plans to release three new iPhone models later this year, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal today:iPhone XR successor with a LCD display and dual-lens rear camera iPhone XS successor with an OLED display and dual-lens rear ...

TiVo to Launch Apple TV App Later This Year


TiVo is planning to launch apps for Apple TV, Roku, and Fire TV later this year, reports Zatz Not Funny via The Verge. The apps will let people watch live or recorded video on multiple TVs without the need to purchase a TiVo Mini. The TiVo Mini...

Building a Mac style menu for iOS


iPhone and iPad are held back in the productivity department in part due to Apple's decision not to adopt a more comprehensive menu system beyond iOS's weird popovers. What iOS needs is Mac style menus.

How Apple could make the notch less notchy


Samsung’s Galaxy A8s has a hole-punch display and the upcoming Galaxy S10 should put the camera and the sensor array inside a small circular cutout in the display. Apple, meanwhile, is rumored to get rid of the notch entirely in future models. ...

Chart: every product Apple has made so far


What's your best-loved Apple gadget? Apple has 40 years of history building great hardware so this isn't an easy question to answer. To help you with it, here's handy infographic covering every product Apple's ever made.

Several jailbreak hackers and developers now warn that Sileo could end the BigBoss repository


Several developers and hackers are now warning that Sileo's methods could run the BigBoss repository out of business. Is using the new package manager worth it?

How to see the exact dates when apps and macOS were last updated on your Mac


Have you been wondering how you can find out the exact dates when apps and macOS were last updated on your Mac? This tutorial shows you how.

HomeKit for TV allegedly supports controlling power, volume, input source, brightness & more


Apple's HomeKit platform allegedly includes support for controlling power, volume, input source, brightness and so forth on compatible Smart TV sets.

Tihmstar achieves tfp0 exploit on iOS 11.4-11.4.1, jailbreaks could soon adopt support


The exploit that tihmstar was tinkering with on iOS 11.4 and 11.4.1 has granted the hacker tfp0, which means if could soon be used in public jailbreaks such as unc0ver.

How to install the Sileo package manager on the unc0ver jailbreak


In this tutorial, we show you how to install the Sileo package manager alongside Cydia on a handset jailbroken with Pwn20wnd's unc0ver jailbreak tool.

You can now install the Sileo package manager on the unc0ver jailbreak


You can now install the Sileo package manager on a device pwned by way of the unc0ver jailbreak.

TiVo’s upcoming tvOS app will let you watch live and recorded television on your Apple TV


TiVo's tvOS software will permit customers to watch live or recorded video on additional televisions in their home without having to invest in separate TiVo Mini extender boxes.

Pwn20wnd pushes another revision to unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release with bug fixes and improvements


Hacker Pwn20wnd issued another revision to the unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release this week with bug fixes and improvements.

WSJ: 2019’s iPhone XS Max will rock 3 rear cameras, XR’s successor to gain 2 rear cameras


Three new iPhone models are planned for 2019, including an iPhone XR successor with two rear cameras instead of one and a model with a triple-rear camera on the back.

How to download your Flickr photos and videos


If you’ve decided to move away from Flickr or just back up your items on your computer, here are a few ways to download your Flickr photos and videos.

Apply a custom color palette to iOS’ official Twitch app with Serene


Ever wish you could customize the color scheme of the official Twitch app for iOS? If so, you're in luck!

FullMusic11 makes the Music app’s Now Playing interface look nicer on iOS 11


The look and feel of the Now Playing interface in iOS 11's Music app leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, this tweak can fix that.

AirPower Has Reportedly Entered Production


A report originating from ChargerLAB in Hong Kong claims that Apple supplier Luxshare Precision has started producing AirPower. The report is based on news from “credible sources” so there’s no way to verify its authenticity. T...

PSA: Beware of WhatsApp Gold and Account Takeover Scam


If you are a heavy WhatsApp user, there are two scams going on currently that you should be aware of. The first one is ‘WhatsApp Gold,’ an old scam which is recirculating again. You might receive a message from an unknown number or f...

Apple Spends Over $35 Million Yearly and Books 50 Business Class Tickets to Shanghai From SFO Daily


As per promotional banners shared by United Airlines, Apple is its biggest corporate customer and spends $150 million on tickets every year. The Cupertino company books 50 business class tickets on flights to Shanghai from the SFO airport from U...

Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and Coming Soon [Updated]


Apple's long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower might finally be on the horizon if the latest rumor is to be believed. Hong Kong website ChargerLAB cites a "credible source" within Apple's supply chain who claims Chinese manufacturer Luxs...

Apple’s allegedly begun production of the elusive AirPower multi-device wireless charger


Originally intended to be released in 2018, the Qi wireless charger could be coming soon because Apple's suppliers have purportedly begun mass production of the device, with one company said to start churning out first units later this month.

Harpy: A new jailbreak app that lets you rule your local Wi-Fi network with an iron fist


You can now manage your local Wi-Fi network or Personal Hotspot with a powerful new jailbreak app called Harpy.

Quoth, Good Chats, Moderation, and other apps to check out this weekend


This week's edition of our Apps of the Week roundup includes an AI app for Instagram quotes, a Hunger Games-inspired chat client and a simpler solution for tracking what you eat. And as always, we've selected two great new games for you to check out.

Tihmstar Says ‘Something Cool’ Coming for iPhones Running iOS 11 Featuring a Headphone Jack


Last week, Tihmstar revealed found a useful exploit in iOS 11 that could have possibly allowed for an iOS 11.2.6 – iOS 11.4.1 jailbreak for iOS devices featuring a headphone jack. After doing the hard work of getting tfp0, Tihmstar has de...

How to Fix Face ID Problems on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR


Love it or hate it, you cannot ignore Face ID now. After first being introduced with the iPhone X in 2017, Face ID is now the only biometric authentication method offered by Apple across its 2018 iPhone and iPad Pro lineup. It took years for the...

HomePod Launching in China and Hong Kong on January 18


Apple today announced that its HomePod speaker launches in China and Hong Kong on Friday, January 18. It will be available for 2,799 yuan in China and HK$2,799 in Hong Kong from Apple.com, Apple Stores, and authorized resellers. Apple had...

Report: AirPower Has Entered Production and Coming Soon


Apple's long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower might finally be on the horizon if the latest rumor is to be believed. Hong Kong website ChargerLAB cites a "credible source" within Apple's supply chain who claims Chinese manufacturer Luxs...

Pwn20wnd pushes unc0ver v2.1.1 to the public, no longer considered a ‘pre-release’


Hacker and unc0ver lead developer Pwn20wnd has released unc0ver v2.1.1 to the masses following a week-long beta period. This release encompasses bug fixes and jailbreak optimizations.

Wallpapers of the Week: streets and roads


Download this collection of wallpapers of winding forest roads, city streets, and wide open country vistas. Perfect for a Lock screen, these wallpapers range from super busy to serene.

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: FullMusic11, Harpy, Serene, and more


This roundup encompasses all the jailbreak tweaks released during the past week, from Monday, January 7th to Sunday, January 13th.

Tihmstar opts not to release standalone exploit, instead says “something cool coming”


A recently-announced tfp0 exploit will not be released to the public by hacker tihmstar. Instead, something different appears to be in the works.

Pwn20wnd drops a fifth revision to the unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release with more improvements


Pwn20wnd released the fifth revision to the unc0ver v2.1.1 pre-release this weekend with more bug fixes and improvements.

NBC is Going to Launch an Ad-Supported Streaming Service in Q1 2020


Another day, another company is launching another streaming service. At least this one’s not arriving for another year. Continue reading →

Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips in 2018 iPhones but Qualcomm Wouldn’t Sell


By now it’s old news that the iPhone XS lineup and the iPhone XR use Intel chips under the hood, rather than a mix of Intel and Qualcomm. Continue reading →

Norway is Investigating Tidal’s Allegedly Fraudulent Streaming Numbers


Tidal, one of the other streaming services out there, ran afoul of some troubling reports regarding its streaming numbers. Continue reading →

This iPhone Gadget Ups Your iPhone Photography Game [Deals Hub]


These days your iPhone also serves as your camera. While that certainly makes life more convenient, it doesn’t always result in quality photographs. That’s where Shuttercase for iPhone comes in! For just $49.99, Shuttercase for iPhon...

Apple Now Emailing Owners With Older iPhones to Try and Sell the iPhone XR


It might be possible that some owners of older iPhone models don’t know about the iPhone XR, but, hey, just in case Apple’s sending out email reminders! Continue reading →

Facebook is Expanding Stories to Cover Live Events


Facebook’s Stories feature, which was a grasp at trying to steal folks away from the Snapchat platform, might be getting quite a bit more useful in the coming months. Continue reading →

YouTube Adds Native Support for 2018 iPad Pro; Instagram Once Again Optimized for iPhone XR, XS Max


Apps need to support device displays if people actually want to enjoy them, but sometimes the rollout takes time or leads to more issues. Continue reading →

iPhone Shipments Declined by 50 Percent in India in 2018


It was not only the poor iPhone sales in China which led Apple to revise its revenue forecast for Q4, 2018. The company also had a poor run in India where it saw iPhone sales decline by a staggering 50 percent in 2018. Continue reading →

Apple Music No Longer Allows Streaming Songs on HomePod and iPhone Simultaneously


If you own a HomePod and don’t have an Apple Music family account, your music listening experience is going to get a bit more restrictive. Apple is no longer allowing HomePod owners to stream different tracks on their HomePod and on their ...

iPhone XR IP67 Water-Resistant Rating Explained: Here’s What It Really Means


Despite costing almost $250 less than the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR offers almost the same set of features and experience as its more expensive sibling. Apple does make a few compromises to reach that $749 price tag of the iPhone XR including a d...

Apple-Owned Company FoundationDB Open Sources FoundationDB Record Layer Used by CloudKit


Apple-owned company FoundationDB today announced the open source release of the FoundationDB Record Layer, which it says offers up relational database semantics on top of FoundationDB with schema management, indexing facilities, and a "rich set of...

Anker to Launch USB-C to Lightning Cables in March


Apple late last year began allowing third-party companies to produce Made for iPhone or "MFi" certified USB-C to Lightning cables, and as a result, multiple companies have been announcing the upcoming launch of new USB-C to Lightning cable options...

NBCUniversal to Launch Standalone Streaming TV Service in 2020


Comcast's NBCUniversal is planning to launch its own ad-supported streaming television service in the first quarter of 2020, the company announced today. The upcoming service will be available for free to anyone that subscribes to a traditional...

2020 Toyota Supra Features Wireless CarPlay


Toyota today announced that its all-new 2020 Supra sports car, introduced at the annual Detroit Auto Show this week, will feature wireless CarPlay. 2020 Toyota Supra The upgraded 3.0 Premium trim, starting at $53,990 in the United States, ...

Confirmed: Toronto's Eaton Centre is Finally Getting a New Apple Store


The busiest shopping mall in North America for the past several years will finally be getting a brand new Apple Store in the not too distant future. Apple's new store will take over this Abercrombie & Fitch location via Pedro Marques A new bui...

Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips for 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Wouldn't Sell Them


As the FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm continues, Apple's chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, has taken the stand to share details on the terms of Apple's contracts with Qualcomm. There's no live feed of the trial, but reporters incl...

Facebook Stories to Get Experimental Event Planning Feature


Facebook has revealed plans to start testing a way for users to "share the events" they are interested in and "coordinate to meet up with friends" using its Stories feature, according to The Verge. The test will roll out to Facebook users on iPhon...

Apple's Interactive Mobile Website Highlights New Features of 2018 iPad Pro


Apple is featuring a mobile website that allows visitors to interact with the 2018 iPad Pro, "the biggest change to iPad since iPad," according to the interactive website's banner (via Reddit). The page features four tabs revolving around the bigg...

Apple Targeting Users of Older iPhones With iPhone XR Email Campaign


Apple continues to aggressively market the iPhone XR, with one of its latest tactics being customized emails to owners of older iPhone models with a trade-in value of the older device and a tech specs comparison with the iPhone XR. An email s...

HomePod Now Counts Toward Apple Music Device Streaming Limits for Single Memberships, Apple Encouraging Family Upgrades


When it launched, Apple's HomePod smart speaker did not count toward an Apple Music subscription's device streaming limit. This meant that single-user Apple Music subscribers could stream one song on an iOS device and another on HomePod simultaneo...

YouTube App Now Natively Supports 2018 iPad Pro Displays, But Home Indicator Overlaps Menu Bar


YouTube updated its iOS app over the weekend with native support for the layout and resolutions of the latest 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro displays, but as noted on Twitter and Reddit, the home indicator now overlaps the bottom menu bar. Tw...

Apple Pay Expected to Launch in Czech Republic and Slovakia in Late February to Early March


Apple Pay will launch in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in late February to early March, according to Seznam Zprávy and Živé. Czech Republic's two largest banks Česká spořitelna and Komerční banka, along with mBank, MONETA, and Air B...

How to Use AirPods With Your Mac and Customize Controls


If you've set up your AirPods with your iPhone and your Mac is signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID, then your AirPods should be ready to use with your Mac. Ideally, all you need to do is put your AirPods in your ears, click the Blueto...

iPhone Chipmaker Dialog Reports Low Sales Projection for Fourth Quarter


Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor reported on Monday that its projected sales for the fourth quarter of 2018 would be at the low end of its original target (via CNET). The German chipmaker, whose partnership with Apple makes up around 75 pe...

Survey Finds 78% of Patients Satisfied With Apple Health Records at UC San Diego Hospital


UC San Diego Health recently sent an online survey to its first 425 patients who activated Apple Health Records in 2018, and among 132 respondents, 78 percent indicated that they were "satisfied with using the feature." 96 percent of responde...

In change of heart, Sileo Team says BigBoss repository can display one ad


The Sileo Team announced Monday evening that it would allow the BigBoss repository to display a single ad in the next beta preview. But will that be enough?

15 actually useful iPhone tips


If you just got a brand spanking new iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 or older running Apple's latest iOS 12 software or last year's iOS 11 update, be sure to check out our collection of more than a dozen lesser known but useful tips and t...

How to customize folder icons on Mac


Want to change a default folder icon to a photo or logo? We’ll show you how to customize the folder icons on Mac.

Vizio’s AirPlay 2 & HomeKit support stretches all the way back to 2016 SmartCast TV models


The American TV manufacturer's now confirmed that its older 2016 models will be gaining the handy AirPlay 2 and HomeKit features via a firmware update.

Launchtron is a side-oriented quick app launcher for jailbroken devices


Looking for a fancy new way of switching between apps on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad? If so, try a new free release called Launchtron.

MessageBubbles brings a new look and feel to your messaging notifications


If you do a lot of messaging, then MessageBubbles can put a fresh coat of paint over your incoming notification interface.

Apple Music no longer allows parallel streaming on HomePod & iPhone without a family account


A bug which permitted Apple Music subscribers to listen to different music on their HomePod and iPhone at a time has now been fixed.

HomePod will be available in mainland China and Hong Kong starting Friday


Availability of Apple's Siri-powered wireless speaker is scheduled to expand to mainland China and Hong Kong starting this coming Friday, January 18

Apple Launches New Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR


Apple didn’t launch a battery case for the iPhone X, but the company is coming back strong with three new cases for its three newest iPhones. Continue reading →

Apple and A24’s First Film Will be Directed by Sofia Coppola, Will Star Bill Murray and Rashida Jones


Apple is investing quite a bit into a streaming initiative that will more than likely see the light of day in 2019. Continue reading →

2019 iPhone With Triple Rear Camera System Shown Off in New Render


Word on the street is that Apple is going to use three cameras on the back of at least one of the new iPhone models this year, and renders are starting to surface. Continue reading →

Apple Loses Appeal Against VirnetX in Patent Case, Must Pay Out $440 Million


Apple has been battling VirnetX in patent cases for quite some time, and the trials have typically not gone in Apple’s favor, which is a trend that continues today. Continue reading →

DuckDuckGo is Going to Use Apple Maps for Local Searches


If you choose to use the other search engine, DuckDuckGo, then you may be happy to know Apple Maps is getting some big integration into the service. Continue reading →

It Is Time for Apple Switch to USB-C for iPhones


After ditching the Lightning port and switching to USB-C for its 2018 iPad Pro lineup, Apple is reportedly also considering switching to USB-C for its 2019 iPhone lineup. But are you ready to give up on your Lightning accessories and welcome USB...

Start Building Your Own Apps With The Help Of This Online Course [Deals Hub]


Want to start developing your own apps in 2019? Into to macOS Development gives you the hand-on practice necessary to hone your skills. This online course typically retails for $199, but is currently available for 90% – that’s just $...

Apple Executive Johny Srouji May be a Candidate to Become Intel’s New CEO


Intel is currently looking for a new Chief Executive Officer. The company is eyeballing several different potentials, and an Apple executive may be on the list. Continue reading →

Nike Introduces the ‘Adapt BB’ for the Perfect Fit in a Shoe Thanks to an App and Power-Lacing System


Self-lacing shoes have been a pipe-dream for quite some time, with some past iterations almost getting it just right. Continue reading →

Pandora Launches a Native Smart Assistant Called ‘Voice Mode’ for iOS


One day there might be one digital assistant to rule them all (probably not), but until that day arrives we’re just going to keep using a lot of them. Continue reading →

AirPower: Everything We Know


What is AirPower? AirPower is an Apple-designed charging mat designed to charge Qi-based iPhones, the Apple Watch, and the AirPods, using a specially designed and as-of-yet unreleased wireless compatible AirPods Charging Case. Apple's AirPower...

Apple Releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Qi Wireless Charging Supported


Apple today released new Smart Battery Cases designed for its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. Available in black or white, each Smart Battery Case is priced at $129 and is designed to add extra battery life to t...

AirPods Live Listen: Hearing Aid or Spy Tool?


Apple in iOS 12 introduced a new Live Listen feature that's designed to turn the iPhone into a remote microphone for the AirPods. Live Listen has been around for years for MFi-compatible hearing aids, but it's only with the addition of AirPods ...

Apple's First A24 Film to Star Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, Sofia Coppola to Direct


Apple late last year teamed up with indie entertainment studio A24 to produce a series of films for its upcoming streaming service, and now the first film under that partnership is in the works. According to Variety, Apple and A24's first movie...

Another Possible Triple-Lens Camera Design in 2019 iPhone Shown Off in Renderings


Multiple rumors have suggested at least one of the 2019 iPhone models will feature a triple-lens camera design, but smartphone leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka OnLeaks) believes Apple is still finalizing just what the triple-lens design will look l...

Apple Must Pay VirnetX $440 Million for Patent Infringement, Appeals Court Rules


Apple must pay VirnetX $440 million after an appeals court upheld an earlier judgement in favor of the patent holding company, reports Reuters. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today denied Apple's appeal of a 2016 verdict ...

DuckDuckGo Integrates Apple Maps for Map and Address Searches


Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo today announced that it is using Apple's MapKit JS framework to power the map and address-related searches that its users conduct on both mobile and desktop. MapKit JS allows DuckDuckGo to provide users ...

Deals: Save on Pad & Quill's iPhone Cases, New 4K Films for $10 on iTunes, and More


This week is seeing notable discounts hit Pad & Quill's leather iPhone cases, Apple Watch Series 3 at Best Buy, brand-new 4K films on iTunes, and much more. At Pad & Quill this month, you can save some money on the company's leather iPhone case...

Apple's Chipmaking Chief Johny Srouji Reportedly on Intel's List of Potential CEOs


Intel has been searching for a new CEO since Brian Krzanich resigned nearly seven months ago, and Axios now reports that the chipmaker's list of candidates includes Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies at Apple. Srouji...

Netflix Plans Latest Price Hike, Standard Plan Increasing From $11 to $13/Month


Netflix today announced that it will raise the prices for all of its subscription tiers, the latest price hike since November 2017. Specifically, the cheap "Basic" tier will rise from $8 to $9/month, the popular HD "Standard" tier will ris...

Verizon Reportedly Adding Apple Music as Free Perk on Select Unlimited Data Plans [Update: Confirmed]


Verizon subscribers with an iPhone or Android smartphone and a Beyond Unlimited or Above Unlimited data plan will soon have unlimited access to Apple Music at no additional cost, according to documentation obtained by 9to5Mac. The report clai...

Kano Teaming Up With Disney for New Star Wars-Themed Coding Products


Kano, the company known for its range of products designed to teach coding to kids and adults alike through innovative coding projects, today announced a new two-year partnership with Disney. Under the terms of the partnership, Kano plans to de...

Pandora Launches Voice Assistant in iOS App


Following in the footsteps of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, Pandora today launched its own voice assistant available within its iOS and Android apps. When the app is opened, users can turn on "voice mode" and say "Hey Pandora," asking the ass...

Nike Debuts $350 iPhone-Controlled Self-Adjusting Basketball Shoes


Nike today introduced new iPhone-controlled self-adjusting basketball shoes based on its latest FitAdapt technology. The new Nike Adapt BB shoes feature an advanced power-lacing system with a custom motor that senses the tension needed by the...

German Court Throws Out Latest Qualcomm Patent Case Against Apple


A German court on Tuesday threw out a new patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm, which the U.S. company claimed was violated by the use of its chips in Apple's iPhones (via Reuters). The regional court in the city of Mannheim dismissed the Qualcomm ...

Samsung Prioritizes India With Launch of Galaxy M Series With Infinity-V Display


Later this month, Samsung will launch its new mid-range Galaxy M series. These are the first smartphones to feature the company's Infinity-V display, so-called due to its centered teardrop-shaped notch housing the front-facing camera. Samsung h...

Apple Replaced 11 Million iPhone Batteries in 2018, Up From 1 to 2 Million


Apple replaced a total of 11 million iPhone batteries under the $29 battery replacement program that was introduced at the end of 2017 and ran through 2018 before ending on December 31, 2018. The tidbit was shared by Tim Cook at a recent al...

Apple May Be Working on 7th-Generation iPod Touch, 2019 iPhones Could Adopt USB-C


Apple could have a 7th-generation iPod touch in the works, according to new information shared today by Japanese site Mac Otakara. Several suppliers at CES 2019 reportedly told Mac Otakara that a 7th-generation iPod touch "might" be in developm...

Police Can't Force You to Unlock an iPhone Using Face ID or Touch ID, California Judge Rules


Law enforcement officials can't force smartphone users to unlock their devices using fingerprints or other biometric features such as facial recognition, according to a Northern California court ruling from last week. The ruling, which was shar...

iTunes movie deals: Get Out, Split, Unbreakable and other hits under $10


Apple on Tuesday updated its iTunes Store with new discounts on movies and other media. Among the deals are classics like Forrest Gump and The Big Lebowski, and newer hits like Get Out and Ex Machina, all for under $10. Check out our full roundup ...

Appeals court rules Apple must pay VirnetX $440 million in patent case


A U.S. appeals court has upheld a judgement against Apple worth $440 million, reports Reuters. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied the iPhone-maker's request to throw out the 2016 jury verdict, which found it guilty of infring...

Apple releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XR, XS and XS Max


Apple on Tuesday released a handful of new Smart Battery Cases for its latest line of iPhones. The Cases are priced at $129, available in both black and white colorways, and are available for the iPhone XR, the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max.

New renderings show another possible triple-lens iPhone design


New renders surfaced on the web today, purporting to show the design of one of Apple's next iPhone. In a joint venture, Indian website CompareRaja and notorious smartphone leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (OnLeaks) released the images, which they believ...

Nomad launches new Natural leather accessory line for Apple Watch and AirPods


Nomad on Tuesday released a new line of Apple accessories it's calling the Natural Collection. The lineup includes new Apple Watch bands  and an AirPods case, all draped in the same beautiful Horween leather the Santa Barbara company has become k...

How to close your move, exercise and stand rings on Apple Watch without leaving your couch


Closing those activity goals and rings on your Apple Watch each day isn’t easy. Here’s how to close them from the comfort of your couch.

DuckDuckGo’s address and map searches are now powered by Apple Maps


DuckDuckGo says it's worked closely with Apple “to set a new standard of trust online” for address and map searches performed on desktop and mobile devices.

Apple’s chip wizard Johny Srouji is allegedly being considered for the CEO job at Intel


Apple's boss of hardware and chip technologies is being considered as Intel's new chief executive following the resignation of the previous CEO, Brian Krzanich.

Netflix raises Standard plan from $11 to $13 a month, Basic & Premium get a price hike too


The new rate hikes constitute a jump of between 13 and 18 percent, which files as the company’s biggest increase since launching the popular video-streaming service twelve years ago.

Apple’s replaced 11 million iPhone batteries under the discounted $29 program


The figure was revealed during Apple’s all-hands meeting with employees on January 3. This is the first real number we have about market performance of the company's $29 offer.

How to use a different spell check language on iPhone, iPad and Mac


Want to add another dialect or change the spell check language on your iOS device or Mac? You can do this in a few steps and here’s how.

Charlie Sloth hosts a new rap show on Beats 1 after departing BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra


The United Kingdom's hip-hop DJ Charlie Sloth departed BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra in November. The controversial hip-hop DJ has now confirmed that he has joined Apple Music and Beats 1.

Let’s Talk iOS 274: It’s getting sizzling


New year, new iPhone! Cody and Sebastien talk about rumors of a 3-lens iPhone, the imminent release of AirPower, and more concrete news, such as Apple opening up to TV makers, and more.

Shortcuts Focus: how to turn on your Apple TV with a custom Siri phrase


If you use Apple' Shortcuts app for iOS automation, this simple script will let you turn on or wake up your Apple TV and its connected TV set, on demand, with a custom Siri phrase.

Good Morning: A tweak that launches your favorite app before you wake up every morning


Good Morning launches a specific app of your choice when you wake up every morning to ensure you don't miss a beat.

Report claims Apple may be working on new iPod touch, bringing USB-C to 2019 iPhones


Apple may be working on a new iPod touch, according to a report from Japanese blog Mac Otakara. Citing supplier sources at CES earlier this month, the outlet says the company may be working on a 7th generation of the device, which was last updated...

A look at the beautiful Reclaimed Wood Stand Up Desk from UPLIFT


The tough part about writing a review for a standing desk is feeling the need to first convince you that you need a standing desk. Standing is good for your health, sitting is the new smoking, blah-blah-blah-blah. But for the purpose of this hands...

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