TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • San Francisco temporarily removes electric scooters for permit process
    San Francisco is about to end its electric scooter scourge... for a while. The city's Municipal Transportation Agency has posted its permit application for companies wanting to operate e-scooters under a one-year pilot program and accompanying law, s…
    - 14 mins ago, 25 May 18, 7:55pm -
  • The bogus expert and social media chicanery of DC’s top cyber think tank
    Like viruses, cybersecurity charlatans are incidental guests in the body of infosec. These men sell false expertise, conspiracy theories, and invisible security potions and they are as unintentionally hilarious as they are alarming. Case in point: Bu…
    - 39 mins ago, 25 May 18, 7:30pm -
  • The best air conditioner
    By Liam McCabeThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. After six summers.…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 May 18, 7:00pm -
  • Trump administration tells Congress it has deal to save ZTE
    The US government should soon act on its promise to give ZTE another chance following its revived export ban. The New York Times has learned that the Trump administration has informed Congress of a Commerce Department deal that would let ZTE take Ame…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 6:22pm -
  • Alexa’s recording snafu was improbable, but inevitable
    Amazon's Alexa recently made headlines for one of the strangest consumer AI mistakes we've ever heard of: A family in Portland, Oregon claims that the company's virtual assistant recorded a conversation and sent it to a seemingly random person in the…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Spotify will revise artist behavior policy following backlash
    Spotify may already have to backtrack on its policy limiting promotion for artists based on their conduct. Bloomberg sources have heard that it will alter the conduct policy in response to an uproar over its decision to pull XXXTentacion's music fro…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:39pm -
  • ESPN+ will stream live 'League of Legends' tournaments
    ESPN+ is a great option for streaming sports without the need for cable. And now, if you're more into jungling than free throws or penalty shots, the service has something for you as well: live League of Legends tournaments, including net month's Nor…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:18pm -
  • YouTube Music arrives late to the party with room for improvement
    A massive number of people use YouTube not just for videos, but as a de facto music-streaming service, not unlike Spotify. YouTube is well aware of this, which is why the company has been trying to make music an official part of its paid offering…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 18, 5:00pm -


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…
    - 56 days ago, 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.
    - 56 days ago, 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…
    - 57 days ago, 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…
    - 58 days ago, 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…
    - 59 days ago, 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…
    - 59 days ago, 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…
    - 60 days ago, 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…
    - 60 days ago, 26 Mar 18, 3:09pm -

Mac News Network

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    - 31 Jan 13, 10:34pm -

Apple Developer News

  • Upcoming iOS 11 App Update Requirements
    iOS 11 delivers innovative features and the redesigned App Store to hundreds of millions of customers around the world. Your apps can deliver more intelligent, unified, and immersive experiences with Core ML, ARKit, new camera APIs, new SiriKit domai…
    - 18 days ago, 7 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Developer Insights Series: Responding to Reviews
    Customers can provide ratings and reviews on the App Store to give feedback on their user experience and help others decide which apps to try. Tinybop, Zynga, Hopscotch, Tone It Up, 1 Second Everyday, and Pocket share how having a direct dialogue wi…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • 64-bit Transition on macOS
    With the recent release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, the first time users launch an app that does not support 64-bit they will see an alert that the app is not optimized for their Mac.As a reminder, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must suppo…
    - 44 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • Apple Pay Has Expanded to Brazil
    You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Brazil, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.Learn more about Apple Pay
    - 51 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • Allowing Users to Manage their Data in iCloud
    The European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may impact the way you currently let your users manage their data. Learn how to provide ways for your users to manage their data stored in iCloud, including the ability to temp…
    - 56 days ago, 30 Mar 18, 7:00pm -
  • Introducing ClassKit for Education Apps
    The ClassKit framework, coming in Xcode 9.4, works with a powerful new iPad app called Schoolwork that helps teachers and students keep track of assignments and progress. With ClassKit, you can help teachers easily discover specific learning activiti…
    - 59 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 4:00pm -
  • Developer Insights Series: App Store Product Page
    With iOS 11 there are even more elements of the product page that help to drive discoverability and downloads. The people behind Concepts, Grokker, TypeShift, War Dragons, and codeSpark Academy share how they use each metadata element on the App Stor…
    - 63 days ago, 23 Mar 18, 7:00pm -
  • Introducing IBM Watson Services for Core ML
    Discover new ways to build intelligence into your iOS apps. With IBM Watson Services for Core ML, it’s easy to build apps that access powerful Watson capabilities right from iPhone and iPad, so you can provide dynamic, intelligent insights that imp…
    - 66 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:00pm -

Apple: Press Releases

  • Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students
    Apple brings Everyone Can Code to schools serving blind and deaf students nationwide<br/>Apple is teaming up with leading educators for blind and deaf communities across the US to bring accessible coding to their schools. Beginning this fall, schools…
    - 8 days ago, 17 May 18, 11:59am -
  • Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting method
    Apple paves the way for breakthrough carbon-free aluminum smelting method<br/>Apple Played Crucial Role in Development of Joint Venture that Could Change Global Manufacturing<br/>Aluminum is a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products,…
    - 15 days ago, 10 May 18, 6:00pm -
  • Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
    Apple Reports Second Quarter Results<br/>Revenue Grows 16 Percent and EPS Grows 30 Percent to New March Quarter Records<br/>New $100 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization Announced, Dividend Raised by 16 Percent<br/>Cupertino, California — May 1,…
    - 24 days ago, 1 May 18, 8:31pm -
  • Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program
    Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program<br/>New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials<br/>Cupertino, California — Ahead of Earth Day, Apple today announced that for every device received at Apple s…
    - 36 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:01pm -
  • Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy
    Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy<br/>Nine More Apple Suppliers Commit to 100 Percent Clean Energy Production<br/>Cupertino, California — As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environmen…
    - 46 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 8:01pm -
  • Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition
    Apple introduces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition<br/>All (PRODUCT)RED Purchases Help Provide Testing, Counseling and Treatment for Tens of Millions of People Living with HIV/AIDS<br/>Cupertino, California — Apple today an…
    - 46 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 12:31pm -
  • Apple lights up Shinjuku
    Apple lights up Shinjuku<br/>Apple Shinjuku opened this morning in Tokyo, welcoming thousands of customers to experience Apple’s latest retail design for the first time in Japan.<br/>Press Contacts<br/>Ashley Rivera,Apple,,(…
    - 49 days ago, 7 Apr 18, 5:16am -
  • Final Cut Pro X update introduces ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioning
    Final Cut Pro X update introduces ProRes RAW and advanced closed captioning<br/>Apple is introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X, the most popular version of its professional video editing software, with more than 2.5 million seats. Final Cut Pro…
    - 50 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 2:59pm -

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 -