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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

VideoHands on with Cycle, Apple's new menstrual cycle tracker in iOS 13 [u]

Hands on with Cycle, Apple's new menstrual cycle tracker in iOS 13 [u]

Announced at the WWDC keynote, Apple has once again expanded its health monitoring and tracking on the Apple Watch. A big addition that arrived with the first beta is menstrual period tracking with Cycle.

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Bring your own iPhone to Sprint, get unlimited plan for $25 per month

Bring your own iPhone to Sprint, get unlimited plan for $25 per month

Sprint has unveiled what is one of the most aggressive deals on unlimited wireless service we've seen to date. Bring your own device to Sprint, whether it be the latest iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, and get unlimited service for just $25 per month. Looking for a new device? Shoppers can also pick up a new iPhone with the Kickstart Unlimited plan.

Reminder: iWork '09 & some iMovie files won't work in macOS Catalina

Reminder: iWork '09 & some iMovie files won't work in macOS Catalina

If you've been hanging on to a popular version of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, or have some iMovie files relying on older plugins, time's up. You're going to have to take some steps in order to move to macOS Catalina.

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EditorialEditorial: Axios used old 'embarrassing' IDC data to craft three Apple clickbaits in one day

Editorial: Axios used old 'embarrassing' IDC data to craft three Apple clickbaits in one day

In a perfect demonstration of how writers seeking to advance a narrative can take a molehill of flawed data and create a mountain of fearsome clickbait, Axios just dug up IDC's "embarrassing" smartphone data from the March quarter in an effort to portray Apple as doomed.

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iPhone's China install base grew for fifth month in a row in May

iPhone's China install base grew for fifth month in a row in May

Apple's iPhone install base in China continued its fifth consecutive month of year-over-year growth in May, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty.

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Amazon adds True Tone-style warm display to new Kindle Oasis

Amazon adds True Tone-style warm display to new Kindle Oasis

The latest version of Amazon's Kindle Oasis e-reader can now automatically change its screen color from white to amber in the evenings.

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Apple is fourth largest gaming company globally, thanks to the iPhone

Apple is fourth largest gaming company globally, thanks to the iPhone

Apple is the fourth-biggest public gaming company in the world, according to a report by analysts at Newzoo, with the continued rise of mobile gaming and its operation of the App Store helping the iPhone maker beat other games industry mainstays, including EA and Nintendo.

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Apple has expanded authorized repair services to Best Buy

Apple has expanded authorized repair services to Best Buy

Apple has announced that nearly 1000 Best Buy stores are now Apple-authorized service centers, giving customers more locations for repair for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone.

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Apple holds onto 47% share in declining 'premium' smartphone market

Apple holds onto 47% share in declining 'premium' smartphone market

Apple managed to secure 47% of the global "premium" smartphone market during the March quarter, but falling iPhone shipments helped bring down the segment's overall performance and make Samsung more prominent.

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Bernie Sanders says gov't should examine Apple, Google, Facebook breakup

Bernie Sanders says gov't should examine Apple, Google, Facebook breakup

The potential breaking up of major technology companies like Apple should be examined, presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has suggested, seemingly joining calls to curtail the influence of firms that are accused of being monopolistic in nature.

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ExclusiveThe best MacBook Pro deals are here, save more with promo code

The best MacBook Pro deals are here, save more with promo code

Even bigger price drops! Shoppers looking for the lowest prices on Apple's new MacBook Pros can save up to $250 instantly at Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama with our exclusive promo code. These special deals deliver the greatest savings on Apple's Mid 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro, with bonus perks, such as free shipping and no interest financing for 12 months.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 expected to launch Aug. 7

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 expected to launch Aug. 7

Samsung is reportedly gunning to launch its next top-end phone, the the Galaxy Note 10, at an "Unpacked" event on Aug. 7 — with one version of the phone approaching tablet sizes.

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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' for iPhone launches June 21 in UK & US

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' for iPhone launches June 21 in UK & US

Niantic and WB Games will be releasing the long-awaited 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' to the public on Friday, with users in the United States and the United Kingdom the first to gain access to the iPhone AR game that combines 'Pokemon Go' gameplay with the magical film and book universe.

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Apple investigating move of up to 30% of production out of China

Apple investigating move of up to 30% of production out of China

A special team within Apple has been tasked with investigating the costs of moving between 15% and 30% of iPhone, iPad and AirPod to other countries in order to reduce the impact of US/China tariffs.

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Tim Cook jumps to 69th spot on Glassdoor's list of top CEOs

Tim Cook jumps to 69th spot on Glassdoor's list of top CEOs

Apple chief Tim Cook on Tuesday was once again named to job website Glassdoor's list of the top 100 CEOs in America, marking his seventh consecutive appearance on the annual employee rankings chart.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

B&H Mega Deal Zone: Apple hardware slashed by up to $1,000

B&H Mega Deal Zone: Apple hardware slashed by up to $1,000

B&H Photo is knocking up to $2,279 off electronics during its Mega Deal Zone Event, including hundreds of dollars off Apple MacBook Pros, iMacs and iPads. Prices start at just $499 for the Apple devices, with bonus perks, from sales tax rebates to free expedited shipping.

'Find My Friends' helps save teenager trapped under car

'Find My Friends' helps save teenager trapped under car

Apple's "Find My Friends" app and accompanying location service helped a mother locate her missing daughter who was left trapped after a dangerous car crash.

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Apple's watchOS 6 lets users delete first-party apps

Apple's watchOS 6 lets users delete first-party apps

When watchOS 6 launches this fall users will be able to delete default first-party apps, including dedicated software designed specifically for Apple Watch, to free up space on the diminutive device's home screen.

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FeatureHere are all the receivers and speakers that are getting AirPlay 2

Here are all the receivers and speakers that are getting AirPlay 2

AirPlay 2 is a small but important addition to Apple's audio world, allowing streaming on multiple devices simultaneously. Here's a list of the compatible speakers and receivers so far, and as available, the dates AirPlay 2 support is expected. Updated on June 18 with Denon's DRA-800H receiver.

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Dish might pay $6B or more for Sprint & T-Mobile assets including Boost Mobile

Dish might pay $6B or more for Sprint & T-Mobile assets including Boost Mobile

Dish Network is reportedly in talks to pay $6 billion or more to snap up assets from Sprint and T-Mobile as the two carriers try to win regulatory approval for a $26.5 billion merger, which itself faces tough opposition over competition concerns.

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PCIe 6.0 will double the bandwidth of PCIe 5.0 to 256GB/s in 2021

PCIe 6.0 will double the bandwidth of PCIe 5.0 to 256GB/s in 2021

Just a few months after standards for PCIe 5.0 were ratified, PCI-SIG has announced the specification for PCIe 6.0, a connection that will double the effective bandwidth from PCIe 5.0 to a maximum of 256 gigabytes per second.

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ReviewReview: Satechi M1 wireless mouse gets the aluminum treatment

Review: Satechi M1 wireless mouse gets the aluminum treatment

Satechi has given the aluminum treatment to every accessory under the sun from headphones to mousepads. An aluminum mouse was an appropriate extension of that design aesthetic — hence the Satechi M1. This mouse is a simple, sleek mouse that is made primarily from lightweight anodized aluminum and comes in four different finishes to match your Mac.

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Google Calendar was down for some users across the globe [u]

Google Calendar was down for some users across the globe [u]

Google endured an outage for Calendar, the search company's widely-used scheduling tool, with users unable to access the web-based organizational aid for multiple hours on Tuesday, an issue that disrupted work for many businesses around the world.

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watchOS 6 should support direct-to-Apple Watch software updates

watchOS 6 should support direct-to-Apple Watch software updates

Further signalling that the Apple Watch may become independent from iPhones later this year, current watchOS 6 betas appear to support direct OS updates — with one catch.

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App Store continues to vastly outpace Google Play in consumer spending

App Store continues to vastly outpace Google Play in consumer spending

Publishers behind the biggest apps in the App Store are earning considerably more from Apple's virtual storefront than from Google Play, Sensor Tower estimates suggest, with iOS apps bringing in 64% more revenue than Android counterparts.

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VideoHere are 40+ changes in iOS 13 beta 2

Here are 40+ changes in iOS 13 beta 2

As expected, the second beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS contains a number of new features and changes. Here are over 40 that we've pinpointed so far.

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CalDigit's Connect 10G joins Thunderbolt 3 Macs to 10-gigabit Ethernet networks

CalDigit's Connect 10G joins Thunderbolt 3 Macs to 10-gigabit Ethernet networks

CalDigit on Tuesday launched the Connect 10G, an adapter bridging Thunderbolt 3 Mac and Windows PCs with 10-gigabit Ethernet networks.

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Satechi releases HomeKit-capable Dual Smart Outlet

Satechi releases HomeKit-capable Dual Smart Outlet

Satechi is entering the smart home market with the new HomeKit-equipped Dual Smart Outlet, which is available to order starting today.

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Kanex launches iAdapt USB-C Multiport Docking Station for 2018 iPad Pro

Kanex launches iAdapt USB-C Multiport Docking Station for 2018 iPad Pro

Adding to the small number of hubs fully taking advantage of USB-C on 2018 iPad Pros, Kanex on Tuesday announced the iAdapt Multiport Docking Station, turning one connection into six.

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Case manufacturer Olixar betting on three lenses for most 2019 iPhones

Case manufacturer Olixar betting on three lenses for most 2019 iPhones

Accessory producer Olixar has started to produce protectors for the rear camera module of the 2019 iPhone models, with the firm seemingly confident of the size and layout of the square camera bump arriving with the smartphones this fall.

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Apple loses $500 million bidding war for J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot

Apple loses $500 million bidding war for J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot

J.J. Abrams production company Bad Robot is finalizing a near $500 million partnership with WarnerMedia, with other suitors Disney, Sony, and Apple losing out.

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Apple considering further measures to save Japan Display

Apple considering further measures to save Japan Display

The financially struggling Japan Display is reportedly in talks with Apple about reinvestment and waiving debts following its loss of a bailout partner this week.

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Lawyers sanctioned for private Apple data leak in battery lawsuit

Lawyers sanctioned for private Apple data leak in battery lawsuit

An attempt by Apple to remove two plaintiff lawyers from an ongoing iPhone throttling lawsuit was denied by a federal judge, but the attorneys were sanctioned by the court for disclosing Apple's confidential information, with one required to ask permission to make further arguments.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Nintendo opens 'Dr. Mario World' preorders ahead of July 10 launch

Nintendo opens 'Dr. Mario World' preorders ahead of July 10 launch

Nintendo on Monday announced a launch date and opened App Store preorders for the hotly anticipated "Dr. Mario World," an iOS version of the classic "Dr. Mario" match-three puzzle game.

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Latest iOS 13 beta warns users before deleting an app tied to an active subscription

Latest iOS 13 beta warns users before deleting an app tied to an active subscription

The second beta version of Apple's upcoming iOS 13 operating system displays a warning screen when users attempt to delete an app tied to an active subscription, a mechanic that will help put an end to surprise monthly fees.

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Picture-in-picture, Wireless Audio Sync debut in tvOS 13 beta 2

Picture-in-picture, Wireless Audio Sync debut in tvOS 13 beta 2

Apple is slowly rolling out new tvOS 13 features for developer testing ahead of a launch this fall, with the latest beta version of the operating system introducing picture-in-picture support and a Wireless Audio Sync function that uses iPhone to reduce sound system latency.

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Beddit offers peek at sleep tracking features in app beta program

Beddit offers peek at sleep tracking features in app beta program

Beddit, the Apple-owned sleep-tracking firm, has launched a customer beta program enabling users of the sleep monitor to try out new features and to have their say about the product's companion app, which could help shape future Beddit features and those of Apple's own offerings.

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ReviewReview: SecureData SecureDrive BT SSD can be unlocked by Face ID

Review: SecureData SecureDrive BT SSD can be unlocked by Face ID

The SecureData SecureDrive BT portable SSD offers encrypted storage of data within a slimline device, secured via a companion app for iPhone that can unlock the drive using Face ID or Touch ID instead of entering a passcode, or for enterprise users there are extra options to enhance the security by location and even time of day.

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Apple issues second iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 betas

Apple issues second iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 betas

Apple has moved on to its second round of betas for its milestone releases, offering developers new builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing.

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