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  • Popular Siri Shortcuts highlighted by Apple

    Thu 5:19pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple is offering a gallery of apps leveraging the new Siri Shortcuts. The short release highlights a handful of apps that add value to users in the categories of morning starters, productivity, and healthy habits.op apps are integrating Siri Shortcuts, making…
  • There's More In the Making Apple Event

    Thu 5:17pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple announced an October 30th announcement event today. The event will take place at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn New York at 10 AM eastern time.…
  • Behind the scenes of the Banksy shredded picture

    Wed 10:45pm By Mike Flaminio
    I was wondering how the auto shredding Banksy picture frame worked. Banksy posted a video with some additional scenes, including the making of that's cool. Article Link
  • Apple will now let US users download all of their data

    Wed 5:09pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Verge:Starting on Wednesday, Apple will allow US users to download all of their data from the company, following a GDPR-mandated feature for EU citizens that launched in May. The download tool is accessible from the company####s Data and Privacy page, and…
  • Ive discusses preserving personal interactions with technology

    Wed 5:06pm By Mike Flaminio
    Commemorating Wired's 25th anniversary, the publication this weekend ended a special Wired 25 Summit event. Apple's Jony Ive was interviewed as part of the list of icons. A 20-minute video is available at the site.…
  • Apple submits opposition to Australian crypto bill

    Wed 4:55pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple has formally opposed new legislation that would create a means for law enforcement to defeat encryption.…
  • Report: Apple's original TV programming may be free with devices

    Oct 11, 2018, 9:26 am By Mike Flaminio
    CNBC:Apple is preparing a new digital video service that will marry original content and subscription services from legacy media companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Owners of Apple devices, such as the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV will find…
  • Apple confirms deal with chipmaker worth up to $600 million

    Oct 11, 2018, 9:16 am By Mike Flaminio
    TApple is closing on a deal with European Chipmaker Dialog Semiconductor to further enhance its internal chip design teams. The deal is a combination of acquiring facilities, transfer of employees and licensing. Apple is paying $300 million in cash with a…
  • Google+ turns out out the lights after data breach

    Oct 9, 2018, 9:15 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Ars Technica:Google exposed the private details of almost 500,000 Google+ users and then opted not to report the lapse, in part out of concern disclosure would trigger regulatory scrutiny and reputational damage, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing…
  • Youtuber tests perceptions with iPhone XS beauty shots

    Oct 8, 2018, 4:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Jonathan Morrison pulled a fast one on his Twitter and Instagram followers. He posted photos the social media sites showing off the portrait capabilities of the Google Pixel 2. Many comments lauded the quality, presumably from Android users, while throwing…
  • Anandtech iPhone XS XS Max Review

    Oct 8, 2018, 4:27 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Anandtech has published their detailed review of the new iPhone XS and XS Plus. As usual, their reviews are the most in-depth of new iPhones.…
  • Controlling a Tesla with an Apple Watch

    Oct 5, 2018, 2:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Shortcuts in iOS 12 allow more users to set up an automated sequence of tasks and trigger those sequences using Siri. Linked with an Apple Watch, you can initiate these commands from your wrist.…
  • LEGO Apple Park

    Oct 5, 2018, 2:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Spencer_R on Flickr posted his LEGO model of Apple's new spaceship campus Apple Park. The design was based on the various drone video shot during its construction. It took two years to build.…
  • Apple refutes security break report

    Oct 4, 2018, 5:33 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple:The October 8, 2018 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek incorrectly reports that Apple found "malicious chips" in servers on its network in 2015. As Apple has repeatedly explained to Bloomberg reporters and editors over the past 12 months, there is no truth…
  • Selfie camera smoothing on new iPhones

    Oct 1, 2018, 5:57 pm By Mike Flaminio
    It seems each iPhone cycle there's an interest in finding a scandal to bubble up. The idea that the Facetime camera is putting a "beauty filter" on images has gained some traction the week after the phone launched. MacRumors has an interesting explanation for…
  • Charging glitches with iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

    Oct 1, 2018, 5:50 pm By Mike Flaminio
    9 to 5 Mac:We have received several reports of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max owners noticing that their phones do not start charging when a Lightning cable is plugged in when the screen is off. Affected users find they have to ensure the screen is on and re-plug…
  • Teenager championing right to repair

    Sep 27, 2018, 5:47 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Motherboard has a feature on A 17-year-old in Surya Raghavendran from Ann Arbor and his push to bring right to repair legislation to Michigan.Raghavendran####s journey to advocacy began when he took a jog one day back in ninth grade and his iPhone 5C tumbled…
  • YouTube app adds HDR support for new iPhones

    Sep 27, 2018, 5:38 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The YouTube app now supports HDR on the iPhone Xs and Xs Max. The feature takes advantage of the improved displays on Apple's flagship iPhones.…
  • Waze Updated for iOS 12 and CarPlay

    Sep 25, 2018, 10:12 am By Mike Flaminio
    CarPlay in iOS 12 now supports third-party navigation apps. Last week we saw an update to Google Maps and this week Waze jointed the list. I played around with it and it works as you'd expect. I'm interested in Waze support because I like to use it on my daily…
  • New version of Chrome has raises privacy concerns

    Sep 25, 2018, 10:09 am By Mike Flaminio
    Wired:Even if you don't know much about the intricacies of Chrome's settings, you probably know that you can log into Chrome with your Google account--to sync your browsing history and other useful data across devices--or you can use it without logging in.…
  • macOS Mojave now available

    Sep 25, 2018, 10:02 am By Mike Flaminio
    A week after releasing iOS 12, Apple has released the annual upgrade to macOS. macOS Mojave, the latest version of the most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free software update for Mac users. macOS Mojave brings a number of new…
  • Apple Aquires Shazam

    Sep 25, 2018, 10:01 am By Mike Flaminio
    Apple:Shazam lets users identify songs simply by listening to the music playing around them. The app will soon offer its experience ad-free for all users so everyone can enjoy the best of Shazam without interruption.…
  • Apple's profits on the iPhone's 512 GB options

    Sep 25, 2018, 9:43 am By Mike Flaminio
    Bloomberg:Storage costs Apple about 25¢ per gigabyte, while the company charges customers roughly 78¢. By doubling the maximum available amount, it####s digging deeper into this earnings gold mine. Apple charges an extra $350 to jump from the 64GB minimum to…
  • Apple's no-controversies approach to TV

    Sep 25, 2018, 9:33 am By Mike Flaminio
    The Wall Street Journal:...But in the tone CEO Mr. Cook has set for it, whatever Apple produces mustn####t taint a pristine brand image that has helped the company collect 80-percent of the profits in the global smartphone market.…
  • Apple rounds up its favorite iPhone Xs and Xs Max reviews

    Sep 19, 2018, 10:10 am By Mike Flaminio
    Apple is highlighting a number of early reviews of the new iPhones. Selected outlets received a review product ahead of the iPhone Xs and Xs Max launch.…