• So bad they’re good: iPhone 8 survey results
    Is this glass half full or half empty? Is it even a glass? What is water? What if it was fire instead?The progression of these questions may seem odd, but that’s just how you start thinking about Apple survey results if you write for CNBC.Todd H…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • 63% off Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker with 24-Hour Playtime - Deal Alert
    SoundCore 2 From Anker produces outstanding audio from an astonishingly compact speaker. Upgraded 2x 6W drivers blast out rich, clear sound. IPX5 water-resistant rating and dustproof engineering mean you can bring your beats anywhere - from the g…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 2:16pm -
  • Evergrow for iPhone proves matching-based puzzle games are actually super exciting
    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.When I fir…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Netgear Arlo Go review: This security camera lets you roam free
    This indoor/outdoor security camera runs on batteries and a cellular connection, It doesn't need to be in range of your Wi-Fi network.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • The pros and cons of a cellular Apple Watch
    As summer wends on, so too do the rumors of upcoming Apple products. This time it’s the Apple Watch that has gotten the spotlight, with word that the next version of the wearable might include cellular connectivity.That’s been held up as a mis…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • 20 Apple TV games you should absolutely play
    Game on!Image by IDGYou may not have a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch in your house, but if you have the current-gen Apple TV hooked up to your screen, then you really do have a game console ready and waiting to entertain. Just as the Ap…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 4:15pm -
  • 60% off Logitech G105 Gaming Keyboard - Deal Alert
    The G105 gaming keyboard from Logitech features dual-level LED backlighting, fully programmable g-keys for single actions and macros, and anti-ghosting capabilities. Program 3 macros per key -- configure up to 18 unique functions per game. Progr…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 1:41pm -
  • 65% off AcuRite Refrigerator/Freezer Wireless Digital Thermometer - Deal Alert
    How often do you check temps in your fridge or freezer? With the AcuRite wireless fridge/freezer thermometer you can be sure that your food is being stored at safe temperatures. It displays the refrigerator temperature, freezer temperature and th…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 1:32pm -

TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • The three TVs that made our buyer's guide
    Hot on the heels of updating our buyer's guide, we have three more additions, and they're all TVs. Of all the models out there, we've edited our selection to just three: two reasonably priced ones, and another for the "money is no object" crowd. So w…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • ASUS ZenFone AR review: A 'better' Tango phone doesn't mean much
    Google's Tango augmented reality technology isn't new, and its debut last year on Lenovo's Phab2 Pro left a lot to be desired. I mean, honestly, as neat as AR apps can be, an enormous phone with a mid-range chipset wasn't the best vehicle for them. M…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • The Morning After: Weekend Edition
    Hey, good morning!The weekend has arrived, and we're talking Twitter's problems dealing with Trump, a casual drone landing on a battleship, and the battle against hate online.
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might be out as soon as September 15th
    For a while after the Note 7 debacle, the fate of Samsung's supersized phone line was uncertain. It soon became pretty clear, though, that the Korean manufacturer isn't killing the name: Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, and acco…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 9:14am -
  • Mercedes uses art deco inspiration for electric car concept
    Luxury vehicles from the 1930s were nearly aircraft carrier-long. It was the art deco era dominated by seemingly never ending clean lines. So it's no surprise that the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is over six meters long (about 20 feet) and ha…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 5:17am -
  • Fighting classic 'Tekken' debuts on mobile
    Fighting game Tekken is coming to your smartphone screens, joining the likes of Final Fantasy, The Legend of Zelda, South Park and some Sega Genesis titles in the ring. Maker Bandai Namco announced the Tekken Mobile game is open for pre-registration.…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 3:08am -
  • ‘Secret World Legends’ expands into disaster-ridden Tokyo
    The Secret World was rebooted in June as the free-to-play, shared-world RPG Secret World Legends and it just received the first of three updates that will expand the game into a "disaster-ridden and monster-infested" Tokyo. Tokyo: Back to the Beginni…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 1:21am -
  • Bundesliga is the latest soccer league to use video referees
    MLS began using video assistant referees (VAR) earlier this month, and when the top German league began its season today, it too employed the tech. Bundesliga announced back in January that it would use the video review tech during the 2017-18 season…
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Aug 17, 11:45pm -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • CZUR M3000 Is an Inexpensive, Reliable Book Scanner
    The CZUR M3000 is a (relatively) inexpensive way to digitize your physical books. Marc Zeedar discusses its pros and cons, and offers some tips for scanning books as efficiently as possible. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:14pm -
  • Preparing for a Possible Apple “Face ID” Technology
    Leaked HomePod firmware points to a possible facial recognition feature in a future iPhone. TidBITS Security Editor Rich Mogull examines the implications and explains how you can evaluate the announcement if and when it comes. Read the full article…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:15am -
  • External Link: Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out about Charlottesville
    In an email to all Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook decried the “tragic and repulsive” events in Charlottesville, saying “We must not witness or permit such hate and bigotry in our country, and we must be unequivocal about it. This is not about th…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:05pm -
  • External Link: Apple Reportedly Spending $1 Billion on Video Content
    Variety reports that Apple has budgeted $1 billion to spend on 10 TV shows. That may sound like a lot of money, but in the next year, Netflix is expected to spend $7 billion on original content, Amazon $4.5 billion, and HBO $2 billion. Hopefully, App…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 6:10pm -
  • External Link: Botched Firmware Update Bricks Smart Locks
    Home automation can be great, but it’s not without downsides, as owners of the LockState RemoteLock 6i have discovered. An errant software update rendered the remote control aspects of their locks inoperable, although the locks can stillbe unlock…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 5:08pm -
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 14 August 2017
    The only notable software release this week is Banktivity 6.1.2. 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 and become a TidBITS memb…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 9:28pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 14 August 2017
    In ExtraBITS this week, an augmented reality expert explains why we may not see AR glasses from Apple for several years, Google adds phishing warnings to the Gmail app for iOS, and Disney has announced that it will halt its deal with Netflix to launc…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 9:28pm -
  • Cornell Parents/TidBITS Meetup with Adam & Tonya
    If you’re bringing a child to start school at Cornell University this week, we’d love it if you could join us at a meetup for TidBITS readers. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Inte…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 3:13pm -

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

  • New Beta Downloads Now Available
    Test your apps with the latest beta release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.macOS High Sierra 10.13 beta 6 (17A344b)iOS 11 beta 6 (15A5354b)watchOS 4 beta 6 (15R5357b)tvOS 11 beta 6 (15J5360b)View all downloads.
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
  • Expanded Tester Limits in TestFlight
    Now you can gain even more valuable feedback by inviting up to 10,000 users to beta test your apps before you release them on the App Store. TestFlight makes it simple to invite testers using just their email address and lets testers quickly provide…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Jul 17, 10:00pm -
  • New Subscription Status Details Now Available
    Now you can receive server notifications of key events and get enhanced receipts with real-time information about the status of auto-renewable subscriptions. You can use this information to resolve billing issues and engage customers by displaying re…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 9:40pm -
  • New Customer Support Role Now Available
    Now you can let your customer support experts respond to reviews on the App Store. Simply assign them the Customer Support role in iTunes Connect, and they’ll get access to everything they need to respond to reviews. Learn more about the new role.
    - 33 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 12:00am -
  • WWDC17 Video Transcripts Now Available
    Take advantage of transcripts to quickly discover and share information presented in WWDC 2017 videos. You can search by keyword, see all instances where the keyword is mentioned in the video, go straight to the time it was mentioned, and even share…
    - 52 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 10:25pm -
  • 64-bit Requirement for Mac Apps
    At WWDC 2017, we announced new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must support 64-bit starting January 2018, 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 high…
    - 52 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 10:25pm -
  • 64-bit Apps on iOS 11
    As a reminder, new iOS apps and updates submitted to the App Store must support 64-bit. Support for 32-bit apps is not available in iOS 11 and all 32-bit apps previously installed on a user’s device will not launch. If you haven’t updated your ap…
    - 52 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 10:25pm -
  • 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…
    - 53 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 8:30pm -

Apple: Press Releases

The Real Mac Genius

  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • How To: Use Parental Controls
    Parental Control is a great way to keep your children supervised without having to watch their every move. Parental Control is located in System Preferences under System. To use Parental Control, you will first need to create or use an existing acc…
    - 3 Sep 16, 12:30pm -
  • Bose’s Quiet Comfort Line
    My thoughts: The Bose QuietComfort line has been around since 2000. Since then it has evolved greatly into the QuietComfort 3, and QuietComfort 15. I had bought a pair of the QuietComfort 3 headphones back when they first came out in 2006, and have u…
    - 13 Jun 16, 1:00pm -
  • For Those of You Who Have Trouble Sleeping
    Having trouble sleeping at night? One problem might be that you are using your computer before you goto bed. Instead of going into the complex science of eye stimulation (which I do not quite understand myself), I will give you the brief over view.…
    - 16 Apr 16, 1:00pm -

Apple: Support