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2019

Facebook's defunct Research app gleaned private data from 187,000 users

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Facebook's Research app, which was banned by Apple in January for violating App Store Review Guidelines, managed to collect personal and potentially sensitive information from some 187,000 users since 2016, according to a report on Wednesday.

Ikea's HomeKit-ready Smart Shades to ship in August

Wednesday June 12, 2019

One of the most hotly anticipated HomeKit products in recent memory, Ikea's Smart Shades, will finally launch in August after a months-long delay, the company says.

Hands on: Razer's Nommo Pro 2.1 speakers for Mac & Windows

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Continuing our look at some of the Mac desktop speaker options out there, we're turning to the Razer Nommo Pro -- probably one of the most powerful choices short of ones that won't fit on a desk.

Google teases triple lens camera system and square bump on Pixel 4

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Google has started to tease the Pixel 4, an upcoming refresh of its Android smartphone, by tweeting an image of the mobile device's rear featuring a large square camera bump, one that seems similar in concept to the one rumored to be included in Apple's 2019 iPhones.

Apple's GymKit: What it is, who supports it, and where you can find it

Wednesday June 12, 2019

You may have heard of Apple's GymKit for the Apple Watch -- but what is it exactly, and how can you actually take advantage?

'Sign in with Apple' better than using passwords, says Google authentication chief

Wednesday June 12, 2019

The head of Google's account sign-in teams is seemingly positive about Apple's introduction to the authentication space with "Sign in with Apple," revealing in an interview it would be preferable to use Apple's button than to manually enter usernames and passwords.

Apple pursuing 630,000 square feet in Seattle's South Lake Union

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Apple is reportedly seeking to lease two towers at 333 Dexter Avenue in Seattle, which would give the company about 630,000 square feet of added office space.

Catalyst launches rare waterproof case for Apple's 2018 iPad Pro

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Catalyst on Wednesday announced a new rugged case for Apple's 2018 iPad Pros -- in a rare or possibly solitary example of one that's fully waterproof.

Batteries in iPhone XR successor said to be 6% larger, and in production now

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Apple will be using batteries from the Chinese supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology in the 2019 follow-up to the iPhone XR, a report claims, with the component said to have an increased capacity from the current model that adds nearly 6% more power.

How to connect your PS4 and Xbox One Controller to an iPad or iPhone on iOS 13

Wednesday June 12, 2019

You can now connect your PlayStation 4 Dualshock 4 controller and Xbox One S controller to iOS13 and tvOS. Here is how it works, and what you can do with it.

Sonnet intros xMac mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Edition expansion system

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Sonnet on Wednesday launched the xMac mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Edition, an update of its 1U rackmount enclosure with Thunderbolt-to-PCIe card expansion.

Apple has been working on AR glasses for years, and iOS 13 is only the latest sign

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Rumors have circulated about an Apple-produced augmented reality headset or smart glasses for quite a few years, but so far the iPhone producer has yet to officially confirm the hardware is in development. The additions made to ARKit in iOS 13 as well as a plethora of patents and other reports indicate Apple is closer to revealing its work than ever before.

Amazon sued because Alexa may be violating child privacy protection laws

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Two class action suits were filed against Amazon on Tuesday, alleging that Alexa-enabled devices illegally record the conversations of children without parental consent, which would constitute a violation of the assorted state laws prohibiting recordings made of a minor without consent.

First 40-gigabit USB4 products shipping as soon as late 2020

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Even though standards like USB-C and USB 3.2 are still gaining traction, the first devices with USB4 still using the USB-C connector should arrive towards the end of 2020, according the USB Promoter Group.

Review: OWC ThunderBlade provides silent & fast Thunderbolt 3 storage

Wednesday June 12, 2019

The updated ThunderBlade drive from OWC offers absolutely stunning storage speeds alongside a completely fanless design with Thunderbolt 3 while undercutting the price from the previous generation. Check out how we integrated it into our workflow.

DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim looking to the past to combat tech giant monopolies

Wednesday June 12, 2019

The head of the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust efforts, Makan Delrahim, drew comparisons on Tuesday between past monopolies like AT&T and the state of the modern tech industry, including companies like Apple and Google.

iPhone's Q1 2019 share of EMEA market lowest in five years

Wednesday June 12, 2019

The smartphone market has stabilized in EMEA regions despite there being a contraction of sales in the Middle East, claims IDC, with Apple seen to be facing challenges from Chinese competitors as it sees its lowest level of market share in Europe for the first quarter in five years.

Apple's iPads are transforming students' lives in multilingual European classrooms

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Teachers across Europe are using iPads to help them work with students who are having to learn a new language as well as their regular lessons, including some who have never been in a classroom before.

Woot knocks $470 to $820 off 2018 MacBook Pros today only

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Back by popular demand, Amazon-owned Woot is delivering the lowest prices anywhere on Mid 2018 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros, with discounts of up to $820 off today only.

Apple's new protections for kids could force PBS to pull its apps

Tuesday June 11, 2019

Paula Kerger, Public Broadcasting Company president and CEO, warns that the popular "PBS Kids" streaming app may be pulled from the App Store due to Apple's new privacy policies covering apps marketed to children.