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  • What's on TV this week: HBO Max, 'Space Force' and 'Uncut Gems'
    This week HBO makes its assault on streaming with the new HBO Max service. At launch it will include tons of archival content like the back catalog of Friends, Rick & Morty and 2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as a fleet of new original shows, movi…
    - 3 hours ago, 26 May 20, 2:29am -
  • What does Apple want from a VR events company?
    Since 2009 a startup called NextVR has been developing proprietary cameras and striking deals to bring live events -- think sporting events, wrestling matches and concerts -- straight to the VR headset of your choice. It sounds like a potent cure for…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • Virgin Orbit's first launch demo flight ends abruptly after rocket release
    Virgin Orbit’s first launch demonstration flight has ended in a very unceremonious fashion. The spaceflight firm reported a “clean release” of LauncherOne from the Cosmic Girl host aircraft, but the rocket’s journey “terminated shortly into…
    - 10 hours ago, 25 May 20, 8:12pm -
  • ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ is the next free PS Plus game, and it arrives tomorrow
    Perhaps bearing in mind that many PS4 players are looking for more ways to kill time until The Last of Us Part II finally drops next month, Sony is releasing its next free PS Plus title a bit early. And it’s a pretty big one -- subscribers can snag…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 May 20, 6:15pm -
  • What we're watching: 'Deep Space 9,' 'Kingdom' and 'Solar Opposites'
    This month, Buyer’s Guide Editor Kris Naudus digs into ‘Deep Space Nine’ and how binge-watching changes the show’s impact, while Cherlynn Low highlights ‘Kingdom’ as an example of the international content you need to give a chance and An…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 May 20, 5:30pm -
  • Save $70 on a Nest WiFi bundle at Best Buy and the Google Store
    If WiFi coverage in your home is spotty in some parts, you may want to look into a mesh router system. Luckily, a pretty good one is on sale at the moment. Bed Bath and Beyond and Best Buy have discounted the Google Nest WiFi router and access po…
    - 13 hours ago, 25 May 20, 4:30pm -
  • Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60
    Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 May 20, 3:30pm -
  • The best grilling gear
    Summer may not officially start until mid-June, but Memorial Day weekend is widely celebrated as the start of the outdoor season. And for some, that means the first chance to fire up the grill for a (small, socially distanced) party. We’ve compiled…
    - 15 hours ago, 25 May 20, 3:00pm -

MacRumors

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

  • Ready. Set. Code.
    On June 22, WWDC20 takes off. Get ready for the first global, all-online WWDC by downloading the Apple Developer app to stay notified on all the latest news, with updates for events and sessions. More announcements to come in early June.And now throu…
    - 20 days ago, 6 May 20, 12:49am -
  • Billing Grace Period Data Now Available in App Store Connect
    The Sales and Trends section of App Store Connect now provides details about the number of subscribers in Billing Grace Period — a feature that lets subscribers with unsuccessful auto-renewals continue accessing your app’s paid content while Appl…
    - 21 days ago, 5 May 20, 6:03am -
  • Apple Search Ads Now Available in Russia
    Promote your apps to customers on the App Store in Russia with Apple Search Ads — an efficient and easy way for people to discover your app the very moment they’re searching for apps like yours. If you sign up for a new Apple Search Ads account,…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Apr 20, 4:03pm -
  • The App Store Expands to 20 New Countries
    You can now distribute your apps in 175 countries and regions on the App Store, allowing you to increase your impact and grow your business. As you deliver great experiences to an even more diverse audience, learn how you can localize your apps, prod…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 8:33pm -
  • Updated Guidelines for HealthKit
    HealthKit allows your app to provide valuable health-related insights to users by working with the Apple Health app. The updated HealthKit Human Interface Guidelines include guidance on using the Apple Health icon in your app, enhanced editorial guid…
    - 35 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 4:59am -
  • Upcoming price and tax changes in Barbados, Malaysia, Moldova, and Uzbekistan
    When taxes or foreign exchange rates change, we sometimes need to update prices on the App Store. In the next few days, prices of apps on the App Store and in-app purchases (excluding auto-renewable subscriptions) will change in Barbados, Moldova, an…
    - 41 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 1:42am -
  • New Financial Report Coming to App Store Connect
    Starting April 2020, you can get more details on the final proceeds of your apps and in-app purchases, including the transaction and settlement dates for purchases, as well as the state or province for transactions in the United States and Canada. Si…
    - 54 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 9:02pm -
  • Deadline for App Updates Has Been Extended
    We greatly value the worldwide developer community, and appreciate your commitment to making a difference in people’s lives through the power of technology. To accommodate developers who may need additional time to update their existing apps on the…
    - 60 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 9:22pm -

Apple: Press Releases

  • As Pride goes virtual, Apple Watch Pride Edition helps community and advocacy continue worldwide
    As Pride goes virtual, Apple Watch Pride Edition helps community and advocacy continue worldwide<br/>Press Contacts<br/>Fred Sainz,Apple, sainz@apple.com ,(669) 227-0492<br/>Lance Lin,Apple,lance_lin@apple.com,(408) 974-5036<br/>Apple Media Helpline…
    - 8 days ago, 18 May 20, 12:00pm -
  • Apple unveils biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X
    Apple unveils biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X<br/>New Creative Tools for Electronic Music Production Make Logic Pro X 10.5 a Breakthrough Release for Musicians and Producers<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with…
    - 14 days ago, 12 May 20, 12:32pm -
  • Apple awards $10 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics
    Apple awards $10 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch…
    - 19 days ago, 7 May 20, 11:12am -
  • Apple to host virtual Worldwide Developers Conference beginning June 22
    Apple to host virtual Worldwide Developers Conference beginning June 22<br/>Submissions for the Swift Student Challenge Are Now Open Through May 17<br/>Press Contacts<br/>Alex Kirschner,Apple,alexkirschner@apple.com ,(408) 974-2479 <br/>Katie Clark A…
    - 21 days ago, 5 May 20, 4:01pm -
  • Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard, double the storage, and faster performance
    Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard, double the storage, and faster performance<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, i…
    - 22 days ago, 4 May 20, 12:31pm -
  • Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
    Apple Reports Second Quarter Results<br/>Total Revenue Grows, Services Revenue Reaches New All-Time High of $13.3 Billion<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in inn…
    - 25 days ago, 30 Apr 20, 8:33pm -
  • Apple Services now available in more countries around the world
    Apple Services now available in more countries around the world<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV.…
    - 35 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 7:03am -
  • iPhone SE: A powerful new smartphone in a popular design
    iPhone SE: A powerful new smartphone in a popular design<br/>The Most Affordable iPhone Features A13 Bionic, the Fastest Chip in a Smartphone, and the Best Single-Camera System in an iPhone<br/>Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introd…
    - 41 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 3:01pm -

The Real Mac Genius

  • How To: Change Your IP Address on the iPhone
    Ever run into Wi-Fi issues on your iPhone? Changing the IP Address on an iPhone is often a way to fix your Wi-Fi. Note: this will only work depending on the configuration of DHCP setup of the wireless router On your iPhone, open the Settings app and…
    - 97 days ago, 19 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • 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 cr…
    - 28 Dec 19, 8:11pm -
  • 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 Nov 19, 8:01pm -
  • Keyboard shortcuts for the Mac Genius!
    Most of us know about shortcuts. If you have ever copied something by clicking the Command button and the C button, you know that shortcuts can be a very quick and efficient way of working. You should take advantage of the different shortcuts incorpo…
    - 26 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • How To: Take Audio Tracks Out of Videos with GarageBand
    Taking the audio out of a video is very easy when using GarageBand. You can even add the audio clip to iTunes and listen to it on your iPhone. The first step is selecting your .m4v file and dragging it into GarageBand. Then GarageBand will create a M…
    - 24 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • How to: Mount an ISO on Mac

    - 23 Mar 19, 4:56am -
  • The Basics and More: Terminal
      Basics             Terminal to most people seems very complex, but there are ways that the average Joe can have fun on it too.  Simple commands like “man” which is used as a manual are easy to do. The basic way to type something in…
    - 14 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • How To: Securely Delete Your Trash
    When you have private content that you do not want people to ever be able to access, Secure Empty Trash is the best way to do it. There are two ways to do it. The first way is to be in Finder, then click on the Finder menu option in the top left, a…
    - 6 Feb 18, 2:00pm -