• The new 24-inch M1 iMac from every angle
    The new iMac ushers in a new colorful chapter in the history of Apple’s all-in-one computer. It is available in seven different shades, and comes with matching input devices and cables. To get a better idea of what the new iMac looks like, take a l…
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Apr 21, 3:14am -
  • Everything Apple announced at its April 20 ‘Spring Loaded’ event
    Apple just got done with its big ‘Spring Loaded’ event, and it was chock full of new products and announcements. You can watch the whole thing on Apple’s site, but here’s a quick summary of what went down, with links to our coverage. Apple Ca…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Apr 21, 12:07am -
  • You can upgrade your Siri Remote without buying a new Apple TV
    Apple’s Spring Loaded event brought a bunch of new products, but our favorite might be the redesigned Siri Remote. If you’ev been holding off on upgrading your old Apple TV, it’s definitely worth the upgrade, but if you don’t want to buy a wh…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 11:01pm -
  • iPad Pro (2021): 5 standout features that make the best tablet even better
    Apple released a new iPad Pro in 2020—a year and a half after the prior update—but it wasn’t much of a change. A new camera module that included LiDAR and an ultra-wide lens was fine, but the iPad isn’t really the thing people reach for when…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 10:36pm -
  • 24-inch M1 iMac: New colors, new chip, and much much more
    Silver and black had a good 13-plus-year run, but on Tuesday, Apple put an end to it and started a colorful new chapter for its all-in-one Mac, the iMac. The colors aren’t all that’s new; the iMac features Apple’s new M1 system on a chip, new s…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 7:33pm -
  • iOS 14.5: The Release Candidate is out now for devs and public beta testers
    Apple is now beta-testing iOS 14.5, and whereas the iOS 14.4 release was a little dull, this version brings several welcome improvements. You’ll get the ability to unlock your iPhone with your Apple Watch, AirPlay support for Fitness+, and the long…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 6:59pm -
  • The new Apple TV 4K is all about the redesigned Siri remote
    Apple’s Spring Loaded event brought a fast and furious pace of announcements, including a new iMac, AirTags, and Podcasts Subscription service, even a new iPhone color. But Apple still found time to fix one of the biggest gripes we have in any of A…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 6:20pm -
  • Apple introduces paid podcast subscriptions with redesigned app
    With the podcasts market getting more competitive by the day, Apple on Tuesday revealed new features for its dedicated app to keep up. The key new feature is Podcasts Subscriptions, a new service available in 170 countries in May that will offer excl…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 5:45pm -

TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog


Tidbits - Apple News

  • Apple Updates Apple TV 4K; Introduces New Siri Remote
    After years of benign neglect, Apple has unveiled a second-generation Apple TV 4K with a beefier processor and enhanced video capabilities. More interesting, though, is the redesign of the Siri Remote.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Apr 21, 12:37am -
  • New iPad Pros Boast M1 Chips and Liquid Retina XDR Display
    Apple has unveiled new iPad Pro models that don’t look all that different but build in significant upgrades. Most notable is the inclusion of the same M1 chip used in recent Macs. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro also boasts display technology derived from A…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Apr 21, 12:11am -
  • Apple’s AirTag Promises to Help You Find Your Keys
    Apple’s long-rumored AirTag has finally arrived to help Apple users find their car keys via the familiar Find My app. You can track down one of the little metal discs in your couch via Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband. Elsewhere in the world, you can f…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 10:26pm -
  • Apple’s Spring Loaded Appetizers: Apple Card Family, Podcast Subscriptions, and a Purple iPhone
    It wasn’t all big hardware news at Apple’s Spring Loaded event. As a warmup to the cavalcade of major rollouts, Apple CEO Tim Cook spun through announcements of a new Apple Card Family service, a revamped Podcasts app that includes premium subscr…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 9:57pm -
  • Apple Releases New M1-Based 24-inch iMac in Spring Colors
    Apple has introduced its next M1-based Mac—a 24-inch iMac in a colorful new industrial design that makes it perfect for use in the home. Its specs are likely similar to the M1-based Mac mini models, and the prices are entirely reasonable.
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Apr 21, 8:40pm -
  • Adobe Co-Founder Charles Geschke Dead at 81
    Dr. Charles Geschke co-founded Adobe and changed the world of publishing forever. He may be gone, but his legacy lives on.Read original article
    - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 21, 10:15pm -
  • Manage iPhone Home Screen Apps in Bulk with iOS 14’s App Library
    Adam Engst has discovered a technique that lets you add and remove multiple apps at once from iOS 14 Home screens. The trick is stacking the apps with one hand while navigating to and from the App Library with your other hand.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 21, 8:44pm -
  • Alfred 4.3.3
    Updates the Mac-based keyboard-driven launcher's companion Alfred Remote iOS app. (£23 new, free update, 4.7 MB, macOS 10.11+)
    - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 21, 2:36pm -

Apple Developer News

  • App Store submission update
    Make sure your apps make the most of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7. Build your apps with the Xcode 12.5 Release Candidate, update your product pages, and submit them for review.iPhone and iPad apps. Starting April 26, 2021, all iPhone and iPad ap…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Apr 21, 1:31am -
  • Upcoming AppTrackingTransparency requirements
    With the upcoming public release of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and tvOS 14.5, all apps must use the AppTrackingTransparency framework to request the user’s permission to track them or to access their device's advertising identifier. Unless you receive…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Apr 21, 1:23am -
  • Program enrollment available in more regions in the Apple Developer app
    It’s now simpler than ever for developers around the world to enroll in the Apple Developer Program. As of today, the Apple Developer app also supports enrollment in Canada, France, India, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, and Spain.Developers can start…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 12:14am -
  • Get ready for AppTrackingTransparency
    Make sure your apps are ready for iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and tvOS 14.5. With the upcoming public release, all apps must use the AppTrackingTransparency framework to request the user's permission to track them or to access their device's advertising i…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Apr 21, 9:38pm -
  • Announcing WWDC21
    The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is coming to a screen near you, June 7 to 11. Join the worldwide developer community for an all-online program with exciting announcements, sessions, and labs at no cost. You’ll get a first look at the late…
    - 21 days ago, 30 Mar 21, 10:29pm -
  • Welcome to the Apple Developer app
    Say hello to the latest version of the Apple Developer app. Whether you’re a computer science student in China or a veteran UI designer in Germany, the Developer app can help you make truly great apps for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple T…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Mar 21, 1:00pm -
  • Updates to App Store server notifications
    If you support Family Sharing, you can now receive new App Store server notifications for real-time updates on family member statuses.REVOKE lets you know when to revoke a family member’s access to an auto-renewable subscription or non-consumabl…
    - 41 days ago, 10 Mar 21, 4:32pm -
  • Reminder: APNs provider API requirement starts March 31
    The HTTP/2-based Apple Push Notification service (APNs) provider API lets you take advantage of great features, such as authentication with a JSON Web Token, improved error messaging, and per-notification feedback. If you still send push notification…
    - 47 days ago, 4 Mar 21, 10:23pm -

Apple: Press Releases

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…
    - 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 -