• 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…
    - 22 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 23 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.
    - 23 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…
    - 23 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.
    - 23 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 3:34pm -

TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • Saudi Arabia lifts ban on messaging apps like Skype and Snapchat
    Saudi Arabia will lift a ban on internet calls at 8PM ET today that had stood since 2013. Services that follow rules set by the country's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) will be allowed to operate, according to a spokesman…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:02pm -
  • Sequel to 'Final Fantasy' creator's free-to-play game launches today
    Final Fantasy creator Hironubu Sakaguchi has had some good success with his action-RPG-puzzle mobile game, Terra Battle. The free-to-play sequel — Terra Battle 2 — is out on both iOS and Android, but if you want to play it, you'll need to…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:46pm -
  • Epic hopes 'PUBG'-style 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' will tempt gamers
    Epic Games' Fortnite has been out for a while in paid Early Access, but hasn't quite taken off in the same way that, say, Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) has. The hot new indie "battle royale" title has a massive, rabid user base and an impressiv…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:32pm -
  • Sean Penn will star in Hulu’s upcoming Mars series, 'The First'
    In May, Hulu ordered a straight-to-series show called The First. Set in the not too distant future, the series depicts the first human mission to Mars and humankind's first attempts at colonizing another planet. Today, Variety reports that Sean Penn.…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:16pm -
  • Nintendo issues takedowns for ‘Super Mario 64 Online' mod videos
    Last week, modders released a tool that enabled folks to play the classic game Super Mario 64 online in massive multiplayer batches with up to 23 of their friends. To be clear, this was just a plugin that allowed folks who were already playing emulat…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:01pm -
  • Toshiba's chip drama ends with sale to a financial group
    The long-running bidding war over Toshiba's flash memory business has effectively come to an end... and the winner probably isn't who you expected. Toshiba has agreed to sell its NAND division to a group led by the private equity firm Bain Capital fo…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:44pm -
  • Motorola's Moto X4 now works on Google Project Fi
    Google's efforts to disrupt the mobile carrier network have certainly proven popular for people who can feasibly use it, but it's no secret that the rollout of Project Fi has been restricted by the narrow choice of handsets available. Now, the search…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:32pm -
  • Waymo wants $2.6 billion from Uber for a single trade secret
    During a hearing today wherein Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo asked a judge to delay its upcoming trial against Uber in order to review new evidence, Reuters reports that one of Uber's attorneys said Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion for the alleged.…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:27pm -


  • How to Enable Type to Siri in iOS 11
    One of the common complaints about Siri is the vocal component -- speaking to Siri must be done verbally, which can be embarrassing and inconvenient in social situations. Apple hasn't provided a clear cut solution like an integrated Siri and Spotligh…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:00pm -
  • Apple Highlighting 4K HDR Movies in iTunes Ahead of Apple TV 4K Launch
    Ahead of the launch of the Apple TV 4K, Apple has updated its iTunes Store on Mac, iOS, and Apple TV with several sections highlighting a range of 4K HDR movies that are available to purchase or rent.The 4K section lists dozens of movies broken d…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:50pm -
  • iPhone X Production Faces Further Delays, Will Start in Mid-October
    Final production on the iPhone X has yet to start, even though Apple will begin taking orders for the device in just over a month. Raymond James chip analyst Christopher Caso conducted supply chain checks this morning and then shared what he learned…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 8:16pm -
  • Apple Watch Support in Apple’s Upcoming AirPower Mat Limited to Series 3 Models
    Apple is developing an "AirPower" wireless charging mat that's designed to charge an iPhone 8/8/Plus, an Apple Watch, and AirPods at the same time, and there's been some confusion about whether it will work with existing Apple Watch models or only th…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:53pm -
  • Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature to Remotely Lock Macs and Demand Ransom Payments
    Over the last day or two, several Mac users appear to have been locked out of their machines after hackers signed into their iCloud accounts and initiated a remote lock using Find My iPhone.With access to an iCloud user's username and password, F…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:23pm -
  • How to Use the New One-Handed Keyboard in iOS 11
    There are a lot of little small tweaks and feature changes buried in iOS 11, and an option for a one-handed keyboard is one of them. With the one-handed keyboard, the entire on-screen keyboard can be shifted to either the left or the right so you can…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 7:00pm -
  • Intel's Cannonlake Chips Allegedly Delayed Until End of 2018
    Intel will not release its next-generation Cannonlake processors until the end of 2018, according to supply chain sources that spoke to DigiTimes.Unsurprisingly, Intel is believed to be facing problems with its 10-nanometer process, leading to a…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:32pm -
  • Craig Federighi: Apple Has Considered Nightstand Mode for iPhone X
    Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Apple has considered a Nightstand mode for iPhone X."This is definitely something we've considered," said Federighi, in response to an email from MacRumors reader Zain, who aske…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:19pm -

Tidbits - Apple News

  • Airfoil 5.6.3
    Ensures full compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($29 new, free update, 14.2 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 our work…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:47pm -
  • Pages 6.3, Numbers 4.3, and Keynote 7.3 for Mac
    Minor updates to Pages and Keynote, and the standard performance and stability improvements for all three apps. (Free, various sizes) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 3:34pm -
  • watchOS 4: The TidBITS Review
    Adam Engst reviews watchOS 4, which provides new features and tweaks to the Apple Watch interface. Overall, it’s a good and worthwhile update that fixes some glaring interface errors and improves overall functionality, but it’s not the sea change…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Sep 17, 2:24pm -
  • External Link: Turning the Tables on a Tech Support Scammer
    Bothered by the ever-increasing prevalence of tech support phone scams? When you have some time to listen, check out the Reply All podcast’s two-part “Long Distance” show. It documents host Alex Goldman’s efforts to track down the company and…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 10:48am -
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 18 September 2017
    Notable software releases this week include iFlicks 2.4.8, BBEdit 11.6.8, Fission 2.4.1, ChronoSync 4.8, and SuperDuper 2.9.2. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 8:23pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 18 September 2017
    In ExtraBITS this week, macOS 10.13 High Sierra won’t support APFS on Fusion Drives at first, Apple has banned fraudulent “virus scanners” from the iOS App Store, you can now watch HDR iTunes movies on 2017 iPad Pro models, and, speaking of the…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 8:22pm -
  • External Link: Initial High Sierra Release Won’t Support APFS for Fusion Drives
    If you converted a Fusion Drive to APFS during the macOS 10.13 High Sierra beta, we have some bad news: the initial release version of High Sierra that Apple plans to ship on 25 September 2017 will not officially support it. This unexpected announcem…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 12:41pm -
  • External Link: New iOS App Store Guidelines Ban “Virus Scanners”
    Apple’s updated App Store rules now explicitly ban scam apps that claim to remove viruses or malware from your iOS device, in large part because sandboxing ensures that there’s no way they could do what they promise. Another new guideline require…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 12:39pm -

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

  • 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…
    - 7 hours 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…
    - 23 hours 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.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 17, 8:40pm -
  • New Downloads Now Available
    Xcode 9 is now available, and includes Swift 4 and SDKs used to build apps with the latest innovations and powerful capabilities in macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Xcode 9 (9A235)iOS 11 (15A372)watchOS 4 (15R372)tvOS 11 (15J381)View all downloads.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13 GM candidate (17A362a) Now Available
    macOS High Sierra 10.13 GM candidate (17A362a) Now Available
    - 6 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 7:30pm -
  • Submit Your Apps to the App Store
    You can now submit your apps that take advantage of exciting new features available in the next release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Build your apps using Xcode 9 GM seed, test with the latest releases of macOS High Sierra, iOS 11, watchOS 4, tv…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 7:30pm -

Apple: Press Releases

The Real Mac Genius

  • 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…
    - 3 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:              …
    - 16 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 18 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 -
  • iPhone 8 Rumors: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    The Good Entire Screen will be Touch ID This is a potential addition to the new iPhone as dozens of rumors have surfaced about it following Apple winning the patent for the concept. This could be one of the most revolutionary and significant additio…
    - 15 Mar 17, 4:50pm -
  • How To: Change Your IP Address on the iPhone
    Changing the IP Address on an iPhone is an old school way to fix networking problems. (Note that this tip will only work depending on the configuration of DHCP setup of the wireless router) Go into your iPhone’s Settings and select “Wi-Fi” Enab…
    - 21 Jan 17, 2:00pm -