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  • Tesla Model X driver dies in Mountain View crash
    A Tesla vehicle is at the center of another tragic crash, and the company is coming under renewed scrutiny over safety concerns as a result. The driver of a Model X has died after his electric SUV collided with a median barrier on Highway 101 in Moun…
    - 11 mins ago, 24 Mar 18, 9:03pm -
  • What we saw at GDC 2018!
    All good things must come to an end, and today we say goodbye to GDC 2018. As usual, the Game Developers Conference didn't disappoint. During our time here in San Francisco, we found a slew of indie titles that were incredibly fun to play and gor…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 7:31pm -
  • Apple's Tim Cook calls for tougher regulation of personal data
    Apple has long positioned itself as a privacy advocate, but it's ramping up that stance in light of Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica. In a discussion at the China Development Forum, Tim Cook said that tougher, "well-crafted" regulati…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 6:31pm -
  • Facebook and Cambridge Analytica hit with first state lawsuit
    Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are already dealing with numerous private lawsuits over non-consensual data sharing, but they now have to grapple with a state-level lawsuit. Illinois' Cook County has filed a lawsuit against both companies accusing t…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 5:02pm -
  • Ask Engadget: What's the best way to clean my touchscreen?
    The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 3:30pm -
  • Huawei MateBook X Pro review: A polished yet quirky laptop
    Laptops are exercises in compromise, with companies sacrificing what they deem to be unnecessary features on the twin altars of portability and longevity. The decisions on what to keep and what to ditch will ultimately be how the hardware is judged i…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
  • The Morning After: Weekend Edition
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Welcome to the weekend! While the folks at Facebook are probably ready for a break, we're highlighting all of the gaming news from GDC 2018 and preparing for next week's Apple event.
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 12:05pm -
  • A live-action 'Street Fighter' TV show is in development
    According to Deadline, Street Fighter fans should keep an eye out for a new TV series currently in development from Entertainment One. The producers of the new show were previously involved with the web series Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, and now…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Mar 18, 8:47am -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • External Link: Apple Reveals Spring 2018 Collection of Apple Watch Bands
    Apple has announced a new collection of Apple Watch bands, which will be available later this month. On the slate are new sport bands ($49), woven nylon bands ($49), sport loops ($49), and classic buckles ($149) in spring colors. Apple has also creat…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Mar 18, 4:55pm -
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 19 March 2018
    Notable software releases this week include OmniFocus 2.12.1, Retrospect 15.0, Microsoft Office 2016 16.11, and Slack for Mac 3.1. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a f…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 7:40pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 19 March 2018
    We have only one ExtraBIT this week, in which analyst Ben Thompson explains why the United States blocking Broadcom’s acquisition of Qualcomm might be a good thing. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology pub…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 7:40pm -
  • TidBITS Infrastructure Transition Approaching
    This is just a heads-up that we’ll be transitioning everything — Web site, mailing list, commenting system, membership system, and more — to new servers in a few weeks. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published techno…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 4:09pm -
  • OmniFocus 2.12.1
    Addresses a database migration issue introduced in the previous version. ($39.99 new, free update, 31.9 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 2:39pm -
  • Retrospect 15.0
    Major new release adds new BackupBot artificial intelligence feature and email protection. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, upgrade pricing available, 189 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publ…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 10:36am -
  • Microsoft Office 2016 16.11
    Brings improvements to Outlook and addresses a security vulnerability in Excel. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technolog…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Mar 18, 10:36pm -
  • Slack for Mac 3.1
    Maintenance update brings improvements and bug fixes to the group messaging system and collaboration tool. (Free, 71.3 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Mar 18, 7:35pm -

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

  • 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…
    - 1 day 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…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
  • WWDC18 Registration Now Open
    Register by Thursday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. PDT for your chance to join us and thousands of talented minds from around the world in San Jose, June 4-8.Learn more about the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
    - 11 days ago, 13 Mar 18, 5:00pm -
  • Display More Screenshots on Your Product Page
    You can now display up to 10 screenshots on your product page on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, to show customers more of your app’s experience.Learn how to make the most of your product page.
    - 30 days ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:00pm -
  • Build Your Apps for iOS 11 and iPhone X
    iOS 11 has brought 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 do…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 8:00pm -
  • Upload App Previews with Transporter
    You can now use Transporter, Apple’s command-line delivery tool, to upload app previews to iTunes Connect. Transporter integrates with your content management system to deliver your app metadata in bulk using XML, which is especially useful for add…
    - 52 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 8:00pm -
  • New Tools for 64-bit Support in Xcode 9.3 Beta
    The last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromise is macOS High Sierra. Make sure future releases of your app are 64-bit compatible by using new diagnostic tools in Xcode 9.3 beta and testing on macOS 10.13.4 beta. This version of Xcod…
    - 59 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 9:00pm -
  • Reminder: 64-bit Requirement for Mac Apps
    Starting January 31, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must support 64-bit, and Mac app updates and existing apps must support 64-bit starting June 2018. If you distribute your apps outside the Mac App Store, we highly recommend distributing 64…
    - 59 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 9:00pm -

Apple: Press Releases

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  • 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 -

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