• How to keep Migration Assistant from overwriting existing files on a new Mac
    The Mac has a great app called Migration Assistant that is very helpful when setting up a new Mac and you need to transfer files from an old Mac. Jim O’Reilly asks a great question about using Migration Assistant:If I use Migration Assistant, h…
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Face it: Every new Apple technology is a disaster
    Apple is expected to release a new technology next month so you know what that means: it’s time to worry about how bad it will be.Writing for Mashable, Jack Morse says if you’re not afraid, you will be. You will be.That is, of course, a refere…
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2017
    August's gamesImage by Telltale GamesSummer is coming to an end, but the fun doesn’t have to stop: your Mac can keep you entertained well into the fall and winter. That’s especially true right now, since August brought us a rather impressive boun…
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • Geeni Vision 720P Smart Camera review: A basic and budget-friendly home security camera
    Though short on advanced features, this less-than-$100 security camera is long on ease of use.
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • iOS 11 FAQ: Apple seeds developer beta 8, watch ARKIt videos
    Editors’ note: We’ve updated this story to include information about the newest iOS 11 developer release and ARKit demo videos.Siri in iOS 11 has learned to sound like an actual human—and that’s just the beginning when it comes to the new…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 9:07pm -
  • Best VPN services of 2017: Reviews and buying advice
    Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.
    - 54 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 4:55pm -
  • iPhone 8 rumors: WIll it be revealed on September 12?
    Update August 28, 2017: Will the iPhone be revealed on September 12? Go to the “What’s the latest?” section for all the new details.Apple is still selling tens of millions of iPhone 7s every month—but all everyone can talk about is what…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 4:09pm -
  • Apple Watch Series 3 rumors: LTE and new workouts on tap for fall update
    Update 8/28/17: Further examination of the HomePod firmware release shows a slew of new activities capable of being tracked by Apple Watch, including basketball, bowling, skiing, and sailing.Apple might have one more trick up its sleeve at its an…
    - 54 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 3:34pm -

TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • LG's OLED TVs now pack loss-free 3D audio
    There's a dirty secret to listening to Dolby Atmos sound on LG's current OLED TVs: all the audio is compressed, so you're losing a little fidelity for the sake of immersive 3D sound. You won't have to make that sacrifice before long. LG is trotting…
    - 22 mins ago, 21 Oct 17, 9:01pm -
  • New York City ordered to share code for DNA evidence software
    Many attempts to open up access to software in the justice system have fallen flat. Advocates in New York, however, have just scored a significant victory. A federal judge has publicly unsealed the source code for DNA analysis software previously u…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 7:29pm -
  • Twitter explains why it takes time to roll out new safety rules
    Twitter has been trying to stamp out harassment, violence and abuse on its platform for years, but it's nowhere near achieving that goal. Since its administrators regularly get a lot of flak for not moving fast enough to make the website safer, Twitt…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 6:02pm -
  • New Twitch tools help you become a pro streamer
    Many Twitch streamers dream of turning pro, but getting there is a fuzzy process. How do you know you've 'made it' and can apply to become an affiliate or partner? And how do you make a big deal out of staple events like channel raids and new viewe…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 4:31pm -
  • The best devices and apps to up your selfie game
    The first time a stranger on the train told me I had a nice smile, I didn't believe her. Back then, I hadn't yet had my crooked teeth fixed, and my self-esteem wasn't anywhere as high as it is today. I was an ugly kid, and it took a shocking number o…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 3:00pm -
  • How Microsoft embraced 'messy’ creativity with Windows Ink
    Windows Ink isn't Microsoft's first stab at bringing stylus support to PCs -- that would be Windows XP Tablet Edition -- but it is the company's most successful. It made stylus support a core part of Windows 10, and it's a big reason you're seeing so…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 1:30pm -
  • The Morning After: Weekend Edition
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend. We'll recap this week's news highlights, plus big stories from Friday like Project Loon-distributed internet going live in Puerto Rico.
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 12:00pm -
  • Google's annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted
    For several years now, Google has been exerting pressure to increase the usage of HTTPS across the internet. By defaulting to secure connections on both ends, users can be protected from anyone who may intercept or even manipulate data as it flows ba…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 8:59am -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • Fantastical 2.4.3
    Adds support for the new Cardhop contacts app from Flexibits. ($49.99 new, free update, 14.4 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support ou…
    - 58 mins ago, 21 Oct 17, 8:25pm -
  • Delicious Library 3.7
    Required update restores searching, item lookups, and recommendations from global Amazon stores (except Amazon Japan). ($39 new, free update, 88.3 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 4:26pm -
  • EagleFiler 1.8.1
    Document organization and archiving app now requires 64-bit system running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later. ($40 new, free update, 19.7 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To ge…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 12:29pm -
  • BBEdit 12.0.1
    Fixes for reported issues in first maintenance update since the release of version 12. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.5 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text…
    - 13 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 8:30am -
  • DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.9.16
    Improves synchronization capabilities and fixes some bugs related to macOS 10.13 High Sierra. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new; DEVONnote, $24.95 new) Rea…
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Oct 17, 4:28am -
  • Cardhop Puts Contacts Front and Center
    Contact management is boring, and Apple’s Contacts app is terrible. That’s why the new Cardhop app from Flexibits might catch your fancy — it’s easily accessed, attractive, and quick to use via its natural language parser. Read the full ar…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 7:30pm -
  • New Google Gear Once Again Takes Aim At Apple Products
    Google for some time now has aimed to become a major player in the consumer hardware market, and that inevitably means competing with Apple. Google’s recent press event, its third in a year, was crammed with products that are going up against Apple…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 3:28pm -
  • Wi-Fi Security Flaw Not As Bad As It’s KRACKed Up To Be
    A security researcher found a fundamental flaw in the WPA2 security specification that underlies all Wi-Fi implementations. It provides an attacker the capability to decipher encrypted data between a device and a base station. However, the opportunit…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 17, 6:38pm -

Mac News Network

  • Ricoh launches new ultra-short throw projectors for business
    Ricoh has launched two new ultra-short throw projectors for business. The Ricoh PJ WX4152NI and PJ WX4152N are both designed for meetings held in unconventional locations, like smaller meeting rooms, huddle rooms, or offsite training sessions....
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:50pm -
  • MacNN Deals: Four online services to keep you, your data safe
    Alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store. Today's selections are all online services to help keep you and your data safe online, including access through a VPN, a way to sec…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:35pm -
  • Apple partners with World Wildlife Fund on 'Apps for Earth' promo
    Apple has teamed up with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in an initiative dubbed 'Apps for Earth.' The new App Store promotion comes with Earth Day approaching on Friday, April 22, with a number of prominent apps participating in the fund raiser. The promo…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:32pm -
  • Chinese Apple movie, iBook stores off-line, cause unknown
    Starting at some point overnight, the Chinese iTunes movie and iBook stores have been inaccessible. While Apple is not always prompt about updating status pages, the stores have been down for eight hours, and Apple reports that all systems are functi…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:23pm -
  • Apple, FBI headed back to Congress to debate encryption
    Apple and the FBI will continue to lobby for their respective positions on smartphone encryption before Congress next week, reports Reuters. The two combatants have been at loggerheads in a debate that spans both security and privacy concerns. The Ho…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:00pm -
  • Raheem Sterling, English soccer star, set for Apple endorsement deal
    Former Liverpool soccer star Raheem Sterling is said to be nearing an endorsement deal with Apple. According to The Sun, Sterling could earn around $354,000 a year if the deal goes through. Apparently Apple is interested in targeting the upcoming 201…
    - 15 Apr 16, 1:36pm -
  • Giveaway: Win a Makerbot Replicator Mini 3D Printer from MacNN Deals
    Getting into 3D printing is an expensive undertaking, with a decent printer sometimes costing thousands of dollars, but here's a reminder that there's at least one way to do it without breaking the bank. MacNN Deals is holding a giveaway which will p…
    - 15 Apr 16, 12:53pm -
  • Samsung reportedly signs deal with Apple to supply 100M OLED panels
    Apple is tasking Samsung with producing OLED displays for a future iPhone, after allegedly placing an order with the electronics giant. A report claims Samsung will be supplying iPhone-sized display panels, measuring five inches, which are destined f…
    - 15 Apr 16, 11:58am -

Apple Developer News

  • Search Ads is Expanding to Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland
    You can now create campaigns to promote your apps on the App Store in Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland, in addition to the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Ads for new storefronts go live October 17, 2017.Search Ads provides an efficient and easy w…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 6:30pm -
  • Creating and Promoting Your AR Apps
    ARKit lets you seamlessly blend realistic virtual objects with the real world, so you can take your apps beyond the screen. Use these resources to learn how to clearly indicate when the user enters AR, show users what to expect from your AR experienc…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 9:15pm -
  • Update Your Apps for iPhone X
    iPhone X features the stunning 5.8-inch Super Retina display, enabling even more immersive app experiences. Start testing your apps now to make sure they are ready to take advantage of the Super Retina display by respecting safe areas, supporting ada…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 17, 9:30pm -
  • Newly Streamlined App Ratings
    Now it’s quicker and easier for users to see your app's rating, with just one summary rating that displays on your product page. This summary rating is based on ratings of your app's current version as of September 19 (Pacific Time), and is specifi…
    - 31 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • The All-new App Store is Here
    The App Store has grown beyond anything we could have ever imagined. And now, with daily stories by our editors, a dedicated Games tab, lists for all kinds of apps, and much more, this beautiful new design provides an amazing place to highlight your…
    - 32 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Higher Limit for Over-the-Air Downloads
    We’ve increased the cellular download limit from 100 MB to 150 MB, letting customers download more apps from the App Store over their cellular network.
    - 32 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 8:40pm -
  • Updated Guidelines Now Available
    The App Store Review Guidelines have been updated. We review all apps submitted to the App Store in an effort to determine whether they are reliable, perform as expected, and are free of offensive material. As you plan and develop your app, make sure…
    - 37 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • Get Ready for Apple Watch Series 3
    With cellular, your apps can connect everywhere and anytime, even when not connected to an iPhone or Wi-Fi. Health and fitness apps can also take advantage of the barometric altimeter to display altitude changes and get improved accuracy for workout…
    - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 7:30pm -

Apple: Press Releases

The Real Mac Genius

  • Virtual Reality: The Future of Stimulation
    We hear the words “virtual reality” thrown around alot these days. From commercials about ostridges to your elderly neighbors saying that kids these days are socially introverted, untalented disgraces to the human race, virtual reality is a vibra…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Oct 17, 7:01pm -
  • Suede Jacket for iPhone 7 – WaterField Designs | SFBags
    Silicon Valley is notorious for its rising tech companies. In fact, this tech “boom,” if you will, is similar to the Gold Rush of the 1840s. People from around the country and even the world rushing to this beautiful place in search of a prospero…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 5:55pm -
  • Apple Blows up the Internet
    Like many other tech writers, I was watching the Apple keynote in anticipation of something huge. Apple’s market share is something that is important to note before explaining exactly how Apple blew up the internet. Please check out our previous ar…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 12:46am -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                  4   out of    5 Innovation:                      3   out of     5 Usability:                          4   out of     5 Comfort:              …
    - 47 days ago, 4 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 On-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                   4   out of     5 Innovation:                       3   out of     5 Usability:                           5   out of     5 Comfort:         … Co…
    - 48 days ago, 3 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 In-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                     4   out of     5 Innovation:                          5   out of     5 Usability:                             … Continue reading Reviews: Bowers & Wilkin…
    - 49 days ago, 2 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • The Problem with Comparing Apple Market Share
    Apple’s “market share” is often thrashed on the internet by tech writers with regard to iOS. Yet, there is an intrinsic flaw to analyzing the success and domination of Apple in this way. First off, despite this “intrinsic flaw,” iOS, in fac…
    - 20 May 17, 8:34am -
  • Woodchuck Cases | Made in the USA
    Meet Woodchuck, where local craftsmanship, quality, and nature are blended together to produce high quality wood products to fit into your lifestyle in the form of cases and skins made out of Cedar, Bamboo, Mahogany, Walnut, and Birch just to name a…
    - 5 May 17, 3:30pm -