TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • Netflix comes to Sky Q boxes in November
    Earlier this year, Sky announced that it would allow its customers to access Netflix through its set-top boxes. Now the company has revealed that the streaming giant will hit Sky Q boxes in November, and how exactly the whole thing will work.
    - 56 mins ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:45am -
  • American Airlines offers free live TV through Dish
    You might not be stuck watching a handful of mediocre movies (or your offline copies of streaming shows) the next time you're on a long-haul flight. American Airlines and Dish recently started offering free live TV for domestic US flights aboard 100…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 8:55am -
  • Renault’s EZ-PRO is a workspace, coffee truck and rolling post office
    Renault, one of Europe's major automakers, is trying to help us imagine a world with fewer cars. Earlier this year, it unveiled the EZ-GO concept, a sort of anti-Uber autonomous ride-sharing vehicle for the masses. Now, it has taken the wraps off…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:45am -
  • PlayStation Classic jumps on the retro trend December 3rd for $100
    With "Classic" game systems occasionally outselling modern ones, Sony is bringing back its own old school system. The PlayStation Classic will launch in December, loaded with 20 "generation-defining" games in their original format for $100 (€99.…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:09am -
  • Google gives its Slack rival the ability to snooze notifications
    You can now stop Hangouts Chat notifications from breaking your concentration when you're in the zone... or taking a short nap after a stressful task. Google has updated its Slack rival with the ability to block notifications for a set amount of time…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 5:38am -
  • Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’
    Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board until January in order to finalize th…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:51am -
  • MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney's streaming service
    We still don't have an official name for the streaming service Disney is working on to compete with Netflix, but a new rumor from Variety suggests there will be plenty of Marvel content on it. According to the report, Disney has similar plans for the…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:53am -
  • AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions
    Modern speech recognition is clunky and often requires massive amounts of annotations and transcriptions to help understand what you're referencing. There might, however, be a more natural way: teaching the algorithms to recognize things much like yo…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 1:34am -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • Apple Releases Minor watchOS 4.3, tvOS 11.3, and HomePod 11.3 Updates
    watchOS 4.3 lets you control your HomePod from your Apple Watch, allows the Apple Watch’s Nightstand mode work in any orientation, and shows more information on the Siri watch face. tvOS 11.3 merely lets fourth-generation Apple TV owners play video…
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:23pm -
  • macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra Adds Business Chat and External GPU Support
    macOS 10.13.4 doesn't add any major features for most users, but it includes some welcome new features and fixes for professional users.The post macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra Adds Business Chat and External GPU Support appeared first on TidBITS.
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:11pm -
  • iOS 11.3 Adds Battery Health Screen and Much More
    Worried about your iPhone battery? iOS 11.3 tells you if you need a replacement. The latest version of iOS also introduces the beta of Business Chat, shows videos in Apple Music, and features improvements to Safari.The post iOS 11.3 Adds Battery Hea…
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:50am -
  • Apple Strikes Back at Google with Education Initiatives
    Apple is a bit of an underdog in the education market, where Google increasingly dominates with inexpensive, easily managed Chromebook laptops. On Tuesday, Apple staged an education-specific press event at a Chicago magnet school to trot out a host o…
    - 28 Mar 18, 12:16pm -
  • iWork Apps Add Apple Pencil Support, Pages Gains Ebook Creation Features
    The iPad versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gain Apple Pencil support for drawing and writing, along with Smart Annotations. Also, Pages has new ebook creation features.The post iWork Apps Add Apple Pencil Support, Pages Gains Ebook Creation Fe…
    - 27 Mar 18, 3:06pm -
  • Apple Releases Sixth-Generation 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support
    In a welcome move, Apple has updated the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad with a faster chip, support for the Apple Pencil, and a few enhanced camera features. The price remains the same, starting at $329 for 32 GB.The post Apple Releases Sixth-Generation…
    - 27 Mar 18, 2:53pm -
  • Should You Delete Your Facebook Page?
    Mark Jeftovic, the outspoken CEO of DNS provider easyDNS, has weighed in on the whole Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal with opinions that are simultaneously harsh and realistic. He starts by equating social media platforms to “The Spew,” a 19…
    - 26 Mar 18, 10:02pm -
  • Freezing Finder? Dropbox and Overstuffed Folders May Be the Culprit
    Is your Finder sputtering and freezing? Josh Centers solved his Finder problems by cleaning out his Downloads folder and toggling Dropbox’s Finder integration.The post Freezing Finder? Dropbox and Overstuffed Folders May Be the Culprit appeared fi…
    - 26 Mar 18, 3:09pm -

Apple Developer News

  • New Videos Now Available
    Get all the design and development details you need to optmize your apps for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, and Apple Watch Series 4.Watch the videos
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 9:30pm -
  • Submit Your Apps to the All-New Mac App Store
    The reimagined Mac App Store will soon be arriving with macOS Mojave. Organized around the specific things customers love to do on Mac, along with insightful stories, curated collections, and videos, the Mac App Store on macOS Mojave beautifully show…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Submit Your Apps to the App Store
    You can now submit apps that take advantage of the powerful new capabilities in the next release of iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Build your apps using Xcode 10 GM seed, test with the latest releases of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, and submit them for r…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Get Your Apps Ready for the Next Level
    iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR feature a trio of all-screen displays paired with A12 Bionic and the next-generation Neural Engine. A12 Bionic is the smartest and most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, and is designed for performance in m…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • Introducing Apple Watch Series 4
    Bring incredible experiences to the wrist with the expanded display and performance enhancements of Apple Watch Series 4. Show more content at a glance, and display more information in full color with vivid detail using new complication types on the…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • Developer Insights Series: Using Subscriptions
    Auto-renewable subscriptions give users access to content or services within an app on an ongoing basis. The developers behind Elevate, Dropbox, Calm, and Bumble share how they create great customer experiences by continuing to provide value througho…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Korean Won Now Accepted on the App Store
    Starting today, the pricing for apps and in-app purchases in the Republic of Korea will change from U.S. Dollars to Korean Republic Won (KRW). While your proceeds from sales in the Republic of Korea will also change to KRW, you will continue to be p…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • Privacy Policy Reminder
    As a reminder, in June the App Store Review Guidelines were updated to require a privacy policy for all new apps and app updates as part of the app review process. Starting October 3, 2018, App Store Connect will require a privacy policy for all new…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 8:30pm -

Apple: Press Releases

  • iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max: The reviews are in
    iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> and iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> Max: The reviews are in<br/>Reviewers from across the globe have put iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> and iPhone X<span class="all-small-c…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:41pm -
  • iOS 12 is available today
    iOS 12 is available today<br/>Performance Improvements, New AR Experiences, Memoji and Screen Time Come to iPhone and iPad<br/>iOS 12, the latest version of the most advanced mobile operating system, is designed to make everyday tasks on iPhone and i…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • Highlights from Apple’s keynote event
    Highlights from Apple’s keynote event<br/>Press Contacts<br/>Apple Media Helpline,,(408) 974-2042<br/>
    - 6 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:45pm -
  • HomePod adds new features and Siri languages
    HomePod adds new features and Siri languages<br/>Search by Lyrics, Set Multiple Timers and Make and Receive Phone Calls<br/>HomePod, the innovative wireless speaker from Apple, is adding new features that let customers do even more with Siri on HomeP…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 6:43pm -
  • iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max bring the best and biggest displays to iPhone
    iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">s</span> and iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">s</span> Max bring the best and biggest displays to iPhone<br/>Most Advanced iPhone Ever Features a 5.8-Inch and 6.5-Inch All-Screen Design, with Powerful A12 B…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 6:42pm -
  • Apple introduces iPhone XR
    Apple introduces iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">R</span><br/>Featuring A12 Bionic Chip, 6.1-Inch Liquid Retina Display, Aluminum and Glass Design in Six Beautiful Finishes, Face ID and Advanced Camera System<br/>Cupertino, California — Apple…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 6:41pm -
  • Redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 revolutionizes communication, fitness and health
    Apple Watch Series 4: Beautifully redesigned with breakthrough communication, fitness and health capabilities<br/>Featuring a Stunning New Display, Electrocardiogram and Fall Detection<br/>Cupertino, California — Apple today introduced <a href="h…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 5:35pm -
  • Apple Kyoto opens on Shijō Dori
    Apple Kyoto opens on Shijō Dori<br/>Apple Kyoto opened <a href="" target="_blank">Saturday morning</a> in the heart of Kyoto’s main shopping corridor. A queue of…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Aug 18, 7:14am -

The Real Mac Genius

  • How To: Take a Screen Recording
    Taking a screen recording on Mac can be used for many purposes. Whether you are a gamer and want to film yourself destroying trees with your hands in Minecraft or you just need to show your grandmother how to send an email, screen recordings are a ne…
    - 7 Dec 17, 8:11pm -
  • Apple Pay Cash, where is Apple headed?
    Apple Pay Cash is a new feature that came alongside iOS 11.2. This feature is available on iPhone 6 and later, all iPad Pros, fifth-generation iPad, iPad Mini 3, and iPad Air 2 as long as they have iOS 11.2. However, this feature has been failing on…
    - 5 Dec 17, 8:27pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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:              …
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 2 Sep 17, 3:00pm -