TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • You won't need cable to watch the Premier League next season
    Good news for football fans in the US who love the English Premier League: NBC Sports has announced a standalone streaming package that will include 130 games, both live and on-demand, from the upcoming 2017-2018 campaign. The Premier League Pass, wh…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 3:29am -
  • Dropbox collects privacy settings into a security checkup page
    Giving apps and services direct access to your Dropbox account is easier than locally downloading files and re-uploading them. But can you name every one you've linked up? Today, Dropbox has reorganized the most important user security settings in on…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 2:36am -
  • Target is testing its own Prime Pantry-like delivery service
    Target is taking on Amazon's Prime Pantry with its own version called "Restock." The company announced a trial run of its new service today, which it tested with employees earlier this year. Like Prime Pantry, with Restock, customers can fill a box w…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 1:49am -
  • Google News redesigned with a cleaner look
    If it's been a while since you've visited Google News, now may be the best time to take a peek. Google has given its News website's looks a thorough cleanup, retaining key elements and giving you more control while getting rid of anything that adds c…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jun 17, 12:58am -
  • Dish knows hotel TV sucks and it wants to help
    Checking into a hotel can be like moving back in time, at least when it comes to media. We're all used to using our own devices to watch television and movies, stream music and play games, but many hotels still cling to their cable-style in-room TV s…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:33pm -
  • Greenpeace and iFixit slam smartphone companies over e-waste
    Greenpeace likes to keep tabs on tech companies, highlighting where they're going wrong when it comes to clean technology and how they can improve. Earlier this year, the organization released its report on how the IT sector consumes energy and they.…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:03pm -
  • Champions League matches are coming to Facebook
    Facebook can add another feather to its live-sports streaming cap: UEFA Champions League soccer (football to the rest of the world) matches. Reuters reports that thanks to a partnership with Fox Sports, the 2017-18 season will be watchable on Zuckerb…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 10:26pm -
  • 'Dishonored' studio co-founder steps down after 18 years
    Today the founder of Arkane Studios, Raf Colantonio, announced that after 18 years with the company, he is now stepping down. In a statement Colantonio said, "It is time for me to step out to spend some time with my son and reflect on what is importa…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:57pm -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 26 June 2017
    Notable software releases this week include LaunchBar 6.9, Aeon Timeline 2.2.3, and Airfoil 5.6.1. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:47pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 26 June 2017
    We have two ExtraBITS commemorating the 10th anniversary of the iPhone: veteran technology journalists gathered to discuss how the iPhone has changed the world, and former Apple executive Scott Forstall appeared onstage at the Computer History Museum…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 6:46pm -
  • External Link: The iPhone at 10
    Believe it or not, the iPhone has been on the market for 10 years! To mark the occasion, tech journalist David Pogue reunited with the three other journalists who were given pre-release review iPhones by Apple: Steven Levy, Ed Baig, and Walt Mossberg…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
  • External Link: Scott Forstall Interviewed at the Computer Museum
    To commemorate the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, Scott Forstall, Apple’s former Senior Vice President of iOS Software, sat down for an interview with journalist John Markoff at the Computer History Museum. Forstall told stories about the origins of…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 3:12pm -
  • LaunchBar 6.9
    Improves the app’s appearance and adds support for Things 3. ($29 new, free update, 14.1 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…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 9:31pm -
  • A Weird but Effective iPhone Car Mount
    Want a better car mount for your iPhone? Josh Centers has one to recommend, assuming you have an accessible CD slot in your car and keep your iPhone in a case. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publicatio…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
  • Virgin Mobile Partners with Apple to Go iPhone-only with $1 Service
    Virgin Mobile is becoming the first iPhone-exclusive cellular carrier, and it’s offering a year of service for only $1. But is the deal too good to be true? And what does Apple’s involvement mean? Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest con…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 5:50pm -
  • Aeon Timeline 2.2.3
    Fixes a bug that prevented Mac App Store and Setapp versions from syncing with Ulysses. ($50 new, free update, 50.0 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RS…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 4:07am -

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

  • Update Your Product Page for the All-New App Store
    The new App Store is now available to users of the iOS 11 public beta, and will be in the hands of hundreds of millions of users around the world this fall. Take advantage of more opportunities to showcase your content with subtitles, promotional tex…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:30pm -
  • watchOS 3.2.3 beta 4 (14V5751a) Now Available
    watchOS 3.2.3 beta 4 (14V5751a) Now Available
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • tvOS 10.2.2 beta 4 (14W5751b) Now Available
    tvOS 10.2.2 beta 4 (14W5751b) Now Available
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • iOS 10.3.3 beta 4 (14G5053a) Now Available
    iOS 10.3.3 beta 4 (14G5053a) Now Available
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • New Beta Downloads Now Available
    A new beta of 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 beta 2 (9M137d)macOS 10.13 beta 2 (17A291j)iOS 11 beta 2 (15A5304…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 8:00am -
  • macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 4 (16G18a) Now Available
    macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 4 (16G18a) Now Available
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • New Beta Downloads Now Available
    Test your apps with the latest release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 3 (16G16b)iOS 10.3.3 beta 3 (14G5047a)watchOS 3.2.3 beta 3 (14V5744a)tvOS 10.2.2 beta 3 (14W5745a)View all downloads.
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • 2017 Apple Design Award Winners
    The Apple Design Awards recognize state-of-the-art apps that reflect the very best in design, innovation, and technology on Apple platforms. Learn about these winning apps and the talented developers behind them. See the winners.
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jun 17, 7:00pm -

Apple: Press Releases

The Real Mac Genius

  • 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 -
  • Why the Headphone Jack is the Same as the 30-Pin Connector
    George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright and critic, once said, “If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.” As eloquent as this quotation is, it comes down to one simple t…
    - 12 Oct 16, 3:35pm -
  • Why Apple Trashed the Headphone Jack, and Whether It Was a Good Idea
    On September 7th, 2016, we all suffered a great loss. On this day, Apple announced their iPhone 7 would not have a headphone jack, which is one of the most universally used analog audio connectors. The headphone jack was a great utility, and it will…
    - 5 Oct 16, 4:32pm -
  • Bowers & Wilkins | P5 Wireless
    Over the past few years, Bluetooth headphones have entered the market. High-end brands such as Bowers & Wilkins decided to stay out of the market because the company claimed Bluetooth did not provide the ability to deliver high-quality audio. B&W has…
    - 27 Mar 16, 7:36am -
  • Best Beginner Drones for Filming
    Low Cost: Cheerson CX-20 Price: $300 A great drone for anyone starting out. When I first got my Cheerson CX-20 I beat, dropped, and slammed into walls. Eventually the drone broke after a few months, but this was a great way to learn how to fly. The…
    - 29 Jan 16, 9:00am -
  • 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 16, 2:00pm -
  • How To: Check Your Computers Log In Times
    Checking your login times are very helpful in many way. For example, if you feel like someone maybe a friend or family member has been snooping around on your computer, you can check to see if someone logged in and at what time it occurred. Another…
    - 5 Jan 16, 2:00pm -
  • For All Writers: Mac writing applications you didn’t know about
    Ever since Microsoft Word was developed in the late 90’s, it seems like everyone has been using Word to do anything with writing. Despite the expensive price, Schools and even businesses have required people to use Word for the past two decades. H…
    - 12 Dec 15, 11:58pm -