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  • newBlack Friday 2017: Save $1,000 on High-End 2016 15-Inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

    Black Friday 2017: Save $1,000 on High-End 2016 15-Inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

    Apple authorized reseller Adorama is offering an impressive $1,000 discount on the high-end 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.The special Black Friday sale drops the price of last year's high-end MacBook Pro in Space Gray to $1,899, down from Apple's original price of $2,899 last year. That is by far the lowest price we've ever seen for this particular model.The high-end 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with a 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 256GB of SS…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 11:01pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: Some of the Best Apps, Games, and iTunes Movies on Sale

    Black Friday 2017: Some of the Best Apps, Games, and iTunes Movies on Sale

    Today is Black Friday, meaning many people are out shopping at physical stores to take advantage of the best deals, but there are also discounts hitting apps and movies that you can buy at home on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. Because of this, we've taken a look at the best games, productivity apps, and movies you can buy at a discount today. Of course, this is just a glimpse into the extensive sales you can find by checking out the App Store and iTunes Movies Store.We've listed some…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 9:23pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: Save $200 on Apple's Latest 9.7-Inch iPad With Cellular on Two-Year Contract

    Black Friday 2017: Save $200 on Apple's Latest 9.7-Inch iPad With Cellular on Two-Year Contract

    Best Buy has discounted all fifth-generation 9.7-inch iPad models with Wi-Fi + Cellular by $200 on a two-year contract with Verizon.This limited time Black Friday deal drops the price of Apple's budget tablet to an all-time low of $259 for 32GB of storage or $359 for 128GB of storage, compared to regular prices of $459 and $559 respectively, in the United States.The deal is available for select Gold and Space Gray models on Best Buy's website, with the deal for other models available a…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 8:44pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: Here Are the Best App Store and iTunes Gift Card Deals Going on Today

    Black Friday 2017: Here Are the Best App Store and iTunes Gift Card Deals Going on Today

    Similar to years past, one of the best deals going on this Black Friday revolves around discounts on the App Store and iTunes gift card, allowing you to snag some expensive cards at a slight discount and apply it to your Apple Music subscription, movie and book purchases, and much more. For this reason, we've decided to round up some of the places that are offering nice discounts on App Store and iTunes gift cards today.Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:54pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: The Best Deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, Macs, and More

    Black Friday 2017: The Best Deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, Macs, and More

    Thanksgiving is well underway in the United States, and Black Friday deals online and at brick and mortar stores are starting to go live across the country. Major retail stores like Target, Best Buy, and Walmart will be opening their doors this evening, while many online-only deals are already live.Below, we've rounded up some of the best deals we've come across on Apple products like iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Macs, and accessories, and many, many more deals can be found in our dedicated…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:29am -
  • newiPhone X Launches in 13 More Countries

    iPhone X Launches in 13 More Countries

    The iPhone X officially landed in 13 more countries on Friday, with launches in Albania, Bosnia, Cambodia, Kosovo, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, and Turkey.In the countries and territories listed, Apple's latest smartphone is being sold exclusively by authorized third-party resellers and carriers, with the exception of Turkey – where Apple has a retail presence in Zorlu Center and Akasya Acıbadem – and Macau, where an Apple store is…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:28am -
  • newiPhone X Low Light Photography Test Demonstrates Improved Telephoto Lens

    iPhone X Low Light Photography Test Demonstrates Improved Telephoto Lens

    The 2016 iPhone 7 Plus was the first Apple smartphone to feature a dual lens camera, and this year's iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X followed suit, improving upon last year's design with larger sensors and better signal image processing. The iPhone X also benefits from added optical image stabilization and larger aperture on the telephoto lens.In what may come as a surprise to most casual snappers, the telephoto lens in Apple's dual camera isn't always activated when the 2x zoom is selected in th…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:28am -
  • Apple's Black Friday Event Launches in the US With Free Gift Cards Up to $150

    Apple's Black Friday Event Launches in the US With Free Gift Cards Up to $150

    Apple's annual Black Friday shopping event has kicked off in the United States, with Apple offering customers Apple Store gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of select devices including Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches.Apple is offering gift cards for a range of products, but many newer devices, including the iPhone X and the Apple Watch Series 3, are not included in the promotion. Gift card amounts by product:- iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air - $1…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Nov 17, 9:35am -
  • Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity

    Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity

    ModMy today announced it has archived its default ModMyi repository on Cydia, which is essentially an alternative App Store for downloading apps, themes, tweaks, and other files on jailbroken iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.A jailbroken iPhone running iOS 6 via New AtlasZodTTD/MacCiti also shut down last week, meaning that two out of three of Cydia's major default repositories are no longer active as of this month. ModMy recommends developers in the jailbreaking community use the BigB…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:36pm -
  • iPhone X Will Cost Over $2,100 in Brazil When Released in South America Next Month

    iPhone X Will Cost Over $2,100 in Brazil When Released in South America Next Month

    Apple has updated its website to indicate that the iPhone X launches in three additional Latin American countries in early December.Namely, the iPhone X will be released in Colombia starting December 1, Chile on December 7, and Brazil on December 8. The device will be available from select carriers and authorized resellers in each country.In Brazil, the iPhone X will also be on display and available to purchase from the country's two Apple Stores at VillageMall in Rio de Janeiro and th…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:48pm -
  • Apple's Black Friday Event Begins in Australia and New Zealand With Free Gift Cards Worth Up to $210

    Apple's Black Friday Event Begins in Australia and New Zealand With Free Gift Cards Worth Up to $210

    Apple's one-day Black Friday shopping event is now live in Australia and New Zealand, offering customers free Apple Store gift cards worth up to A$210 or NZ$210 with the purchase of selected new Apple products today.The deals are available through Apple's online store, and at Apple retail stores in Australia, through November 24. Apple's terms and conditions state each customer is limited to two gift cards per product category.For the Mac, eligible models include any new 12-inch MacBoo…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 6:57pm -
  • iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks Across Europe and Asia

    iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks Across Europe and Asia

    Shipping estimates for the iPhone X have improved across Europe and Asia today, with many regional online Apple stores now quoting delivery within the first eight days of December.France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, and the United Kingdom now all show shipping dates between December 1 and December 8, suggesting Apple's production ramp-up efforts are paying dividends well beyond U.S. shores.Slight variations in shipping dates can be found in other European countries s…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 6:40pm -
  • U.K. Government Targets Tech Giants Like Apple and Amazon Over Tax Payments

    U.K. Government Targets Tech Giants Like Apple and Amazon Over Tax Payments

    The U.K. government announced in Wednesday's annual budget that it plans to clamp down on tax avoidance by increasing the tax it collects from online giants such as Apple and Amazon. In his Treasury speech to the Commons, Chancellor Philip Hammond said income tax would be charged on royalties relating to U.K. sales, even when they are paid to a low-tax jurisdiction and would not normally be taxed in the UK under current rules.The new rules are due to come into effect from April next ye…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:18pm -
  • Writing App 'Ulysses' Gets iPhone X Redesign and Face ID Text Library Lock Support

    Writing App 'Ulysses' Gets iPhone X Redesign and Face ID Text Library Lock Support

    Popular writing program Ulysses received an update to its iOS app today, bringing a revised interface and full compatibility with iPhone X.Various interactions in the Ulysses UI have been reworked, and the app now fully complies with the all-screen design of the iPhone X's OLED display.Beyond the changes induced by the iPhone X screen, the update brings redesigned editors for objects like images, annotations, notes, and footnotes. The text counter has also been tweaked based on user fe…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:14pm -
  • Apple Supplier Foxconn Halts Interns' Illegal Overtime at iPhone X Factory in China

    Apple Supplier Foxconn Halts Interns' Illegal Overtime at iPhone X Factory in China

    Apple supplier Foxconn says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China, after reports emerged that at least six students worked eleven-hour days on iPhone X production lines. Today's announcement follows a Financial Times report earlier this week that revealed around 3,000 students worked at its iPhone X assembly plant in Zhengzhou, as the firm struggles to catch up with demand for the smartphone after production delays. A worker assembles iPhones in a F…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:28pm -
  • Amazon 'Echo Buttons' Trivia Game Accessories Now Available to Pre-Order

    Amazon 'Echo Buttons' Trivia Game Accessories Now Available to Pre-Order

    Amazon has made its Echo Buttons, the company's "first Alexa gadgets", available to pre-order on its U.S. website. First announced in September, the $20 accessories come in packs of two and are designed to allow Amazon Echo owners to play family trivia games with the voice-activated smart speakers. About 3 inches (76mm) wide and 1.5 inches (38mm) tall, the Echo Buttons each have a multi-color LED on top that lights up the push button. The devices are powered by two triple-A batteries and c…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:37pm -
  • Facebook Tests Yet Another Snapchat-Like Feature With Messenger 'Streaks'

    Facebook Tests Yet Another Snapchat-Like Feature With Messenger 'Streaks'

    Facebook is continuing its seemingly relentless trend of copying Snapchat with the testing of a new feature that plays on the latter's chat streak challenge, which encourages users to "keep your streak going" when messaging friends.Facebook Messenger streaks include an emoji status to indicate friends that a user is currently in a streak with – who they've messaged for at least two days in a row – and encourages them to keep chatting to keep the streak alive.Messenger is testing out…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:50pm -
  • Overcast Podcast App Gains New 'Black' Dark Theme, End of Episode Sleep Timer, and More

    Overcast Podcast App Gains New 'Black' Dark Theme, End of Episode Sleep Timer, and More

    Popular third-party iOS podcast app Overcast reached version 4.0.1 on Thursday, bringing some much-requested features including a new true-black dark theme and sleep timer option.New Black dark theme compared to Light theme with System font option enabledThe new Black theme, shown above, joins the existing Light and Dark themes, and has been designed with the iPhone X in mind, offering a slick new look for the smartphone's 5.8-inch OLED display as well as being easier on tired eyes.As…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:18pm -
  • iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks in United States and Canada

    iPhone X Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 2 Weeks in United States and Canada

    Shipping estimates for the iPhone X have improved to 1 to 2 weeks in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, suggesting Apple's efforts to ramp up production have successfully resulted in greater supply.The 1 to 2 week shipping estimates are an improvement over the previous 2 to 3 week shipping estimates that have been available since November 15. iPhone X models ordered today in the United States and Canada will now arrive by early December, well ahead of the holidays.For Europe,…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:02am -
  • Apple Shares New 'Sway' Holiday Ad Featuring AirPods and iPhone X

    Apple Shares New 'Sway' Holiday Ad Featuring AirPods and iPhone X

    Apple traditionally shares a touching holiday ad in November or December, and this year's spot, Sway, was uploaded to the company's YouTube channel this afternoon.The ad shows off both the iPhone X and the AirPods, featuring a woman dancing through a snowy city to the song "Palace" by Sam Smith. She runs into a partner, imagines sharing an AirPod with him, and the two of them go on to briefly fall in love before returning to reality where they pass by each other in the street.Past Appl…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 1:54am -

The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • newBest Buy will have Nintendo's SNES Classic in stores Saturday

    Best Buy will have Nintendo's SNES Classic in stores Saturday

    If you still don't own an SNES Classic Edition, you'll have a chance to get one tomorrow, November 25th. Best Buy has announced that it will sell Nintendo's mini, retro console in stores across the US starting at 9AM local time. Not surprisingly, you...
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Nov 17, 8:46am -
  • newImage-sharing site Imgur was hacked in 2014

    Image-sharing site Imgur was hacked in 2014

    Imgur, a popular picture-sharing site, revealed today that it suffered a data breach in 2014, claiming it was just notified of it on November 23rd. In a blog post, Imgur said hackers stole email addresses and passwords of 1.7 million user accounts --...
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 6:32am -
  • newTamagotchi is heading to your smartphone in 2018

    Tamagotchi is heading to your smartphone in 2018

    Tamagotchi is celebrating its 20th birthday this year with the release of a special anniversary edition, which was good enough to land on our holiday gift guide. But, the festivities don't end there, as the virtual pet is (at long last) making the le...
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 6:03am -
  • newFive state attorneys general are investigating Uber breach

    Five state attorneys general are investigating Uber breach

    Uber's latest security breach, which exposed 57 million customers' and drivers' personal information, has come under more and more scrutiny since it was revealed earlier this week. The Federal Trade Commission has already confirmed that it's looking...
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:28am -
  • newNASA goes back to the middle ages for its rover tire design

    NASA goes back to the middle ages for its rover tire design

    The Mars Curiosity rover has been a big success, but NASA's modern tech couldn't save its tires from breaking down in the harsh conditions of Mars. For future missions, the agency has gone back to the age of knights. Based on the principals of chainm...
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 2:50am -
  • newThe big stores that track your every online move

    The big stores that track your every online move

    A study by Princeton researchers came to light earlier this month, revealing that over 400 of the world's most popular websites use the equivalent of hacking tools to spy on you without your knowledge or consent.
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:30am -
  • newAmazon's warehouse workers strike in Germany and Italy

    Amazon's warehouse workers strike in Germany and Italy

    As exciting as it may be go on an online shopping spree for Black Friday, there is a human price to be paid: thousands of warehouse workers often have to commit many exhausting hours to making sure your orders arrive on time. And some Amazon warehou...
    - 9 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 12:52am -
  • newA lost 'Doctor Who' episode featuring Tom Baker is finally here

    A lost 'Doctor Who' episode featuring Tom Baker is finally here

    Doctor Who fans have waited nearly four decades for today. Shada -- an episode that began filming in 1979 with Tom Baker as the legendary Time Lord -- is finally finished and available to download (a DVD will be released in the UK on December 4th, an...
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 11:51pm -
  • newWhich game controllers are worth buying?

    Which game controllers are worth buying?

    If you're picking up a game console like the Xbox One X or PlayStation 4 Pro this holiday season, congratulations: You already have a great controller for your new system. Traditionally, third-party gamepads have always been a bit subpar, the kind of...
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:30pm -
  • newThe best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts

    The best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts

    If a plain-Jane fitness tracker seems like too uninspired of a gift, we have some other ideas. You could buy any number of smartwatches that fared well in our tests. Engadget's resident runners also say Garmin Forerunner watches are a good bet for at...
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 8:30pm -
  • newThe best Black Friday deals 2017 (Updated)

    The best Black Friday deals 2017 (Updated)

    This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their continuously updated...
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:40pm -
  • newHow 'Dinner Party' tells an alien abduction story in VR

    How 'Dinner Party' tells an alien abduction story in VR

    At our first Engadget Experience in LA last week, we premiered five virtual reality projects that pushed the boundaries of the new medium. Among them was Dinner Party, a retelling of the famous Betty and Barney Hill alien abduction story. Based on wh...
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:30pm -
  • newYamaha's MX88 synth turns your iPhone into a real instrument

    Yamaha's MX88 synth turns your iPhone into a real instrument

    I hate, hate, hate computers and phones/tablets on stage. To me, a Macbook sitting next to a keyboardist or percussionist is just asking for trouble. Computers freeze, apps crash and sometimes you forget to turn off notifications and now everyone in...
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:01pm -
  • new'MST3K' will mock B movies for another season on Netflix

    'MST3K' will mock B movies for another season on Netflix

    If Twitch's Mystery Science Theater 3000 binge-fest didn't scratch your itch, we've got good news for you: Netflix is renewing the show's revival MST3K: The Return for a second season (and the 12th season overall). A brief announcement video (featuri...
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 6:44pm -
  • newEE's next phone will be all glass and cost just over £100

    EE's next phone will be all glass and cost just over £100

    It's been so long since EE launched a new own-brand smartphone, scan its online store and you won't find any handset bearing the carrier's logo on offer. It appears EE is planning to release such a device in the coming weeks, however, just in time to...
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 6:26pm -
  • newSingapore's driverless buses to serve three towns by 2022

    Singapore's driverless buses to serve three towns by 2022

    While driverless buses are making cameos in Las Vegas and Michigan, they're set to become a more common sight in Singapore in the near future. Following initial trials of an autonomous shuttle (fit for 80 passengers), the country plans to bring a mix...
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 6:20pm -
  • newWindows 10 keyboard offers emoji suggestions in latest preview

    Windows 10 keyboard offers emoji suggestions in latest preview

    Windows 10 Insiders in the Fast Ring were the first to try out Microsoft's emoji 5.0 bonanza in June, before support rolled out widely with the Fall Creators Update. And, the tech giant is bundling yet more emoji goodness in its latest preview, which...
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 5:53pm -
  • newLatest 'Pokémon' games include an ode to Nintendo's late president

    Latest 'Pokémon' games include an ode to Nintendo's late president

    Developers are still eager to show their gratitude to Nintendo's late Satoru Iwata. Gamers have learned that Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon include a clear, heartfelt tribute to the company's long-serving president. It requires that you ha...
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 4:39pm -
  • newThe Morning After: Friday, November 24th 2017

    The Morning After: Friday, November 24th 2017

    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Black Friday is here. With some help from our friends at Wirecutter, we've distilled some of the best deals right here. As you process yesterday's carbs and bird protein, take a look at some of the tech news you...
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017 deals: here are the UK's best

    Black Friday 2017 deals: here are the UK's best

    Another year, another Black Friday discount day. While we don't celebrate Thanksgiving, we're now fully onboard with the sale frenzy that accompanies it (even if we don't like to admit it to ourselves). If you're in the market for a new piece of tech...
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 3:50pm -
  • new‘Session’ doesn’t care about your pro-skater high scores

    ‘Session’ doesn’t care about your pro-skater high scores

    There hasn't really been a good skateboarding game since Skate 3 in 2010. Don't even try to mention Tony Hawk 5, either: that game was awful. Session, an upcoming skateboarding simulation game by Crea-ture Studios, aims to change that with a neat-loo...
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 2:57pm -
  • newNASA's Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image

    NASA's Cassini probe bids farewell to Saturn with epic image

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft was always destined to be a doomed hero. After two decades in space, diligently exploring Saturn and its many strange and beautiful moons, operators deliberately crashed the spacecraft into the planet to make sure the moons...
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 1:34pm -
  • newCBS TV channels are back on Dish

    CBS TV channels are back on Dish

    Following an intentional three-day blackout, CBS channels are available once again for Dish customers, as the two companies have reached an agreement in a financial dispute.CBS and Dish have been feuding for months: CBS wanted Dish to pay higher fe...
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 11:55am -
  • newEFF tool tells your members of Congress to fight for net neutrality

    EFF tool tells your members of Congress to fight for net neutrality

    The FCC may be bent on killing net neutrality, but that doesn't mean you have to stay silent or offer mostly symbolic protests. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has created a web tool that makes it easy to ask your members of Congress to fight for...
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:32am -
  • Budweiser is blasting barley into space to brew Mars beer

    Budweiser is blasting barley into space to brew Mars beer

    Settlers could arrive on Mars as soon as 2024, if SpaceX gets its way. And, those newcomers to the red planet are going to need supplies, like...beer. While Elon Musk and co. are aspiring to send (useful) cargo to Mars two years ahead of the first vi...
    - 1 day ago, 24 Nov 17, 9:02am -

9to5 Mac Apple News

  • new9to5Rewards: Black Friday w/ 30% off Caseology cases & iPhone X Giveaway

    9to5Rewards: Black Friday w/ 30% off Caseology cases & iPhone X Giveaway

    If you’re shopping this Black Friday, and are in need of some new protection for your iPhone 8, 8+, or X, take advantage of 30% off Caseology cases with exclusive promo code “9TO5MACX“ before Nov. 30 to get a great deal on a new case. And in case you haven’t already, remember to enter our biggest giveaway to date below for your chance to win an iPhone X: more…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 5:19am -
  • newLogic Pros: Best Black Friday deals for Mac/iOS musicians & producers

    Logic Pros: Best Black Friday deals for Mac/iOS musicians & producers

    We have a number of notable Black Friday 2017 deals from AKAI, Native Instruments, IK Multimedia, MOOG, loads of plug-in makers and much more. The list of discounted iOS production/synth apps is growing by the minute, and this is the place to find the best of everything.Head below for our round-up of the hottest Black Friday 2017 deals for musicians and producers… more…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:16am -
  • newSnapchat launches new AR Trial Ads along with Promoted Stories to reinvigorate business

    Snapchat launches new AR Trial Ads along with Promoted Stories to reinvigorate business

    Snapchat has launched two new ways to increase revenue with advertising this week with Promoted Stories and also a new AR Trial Ads program. The social media service is hoping these new ads will be skipped less by users and will give the company a leg up on Facebook/Instagram. more…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 2:08am -
  • newBest Black Friday iOS & Mac App Deals: Monument Valley 2, Pixelmator, Parallels, more

    Best Black Friday iOS & Mac App Deals: Monument Valley 2, Pixelmator, Parallels, more

    As always around this time of the year, we are seeing a massive list of top-tier iOS and Mac apps with deep price drops. Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring some of the most notable deals of the year on the widest selections of games and apps on Apple’s digital marketplaces. Head below for this year’s best… more…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:45am -
  • new9to5Toys Black Friday: 9.7-inch iPad $250, Philips Hue deals from $24, Logitech Amazon Accessory sale, more

    9to5Toys Black Friday: 9.7-inch iPad $250, Philips Hue deals from $24, Logitech Amazon Accessory sale, more

    Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:59pm -
  • newReview: Chocolate Hub 2 is a perfect desk companion and an even better stocking stuffer

    Review: Chocolate Hub 2 is a perfect desk companion and an even better stocking stuffer

    When Apple decided to drop USB for USB-C I was actually excited about it, contrary to most people’s reactions. Thankfully there are many companies like 23Devices making solid products to help us be more productive with the tools we have. more…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 9:36pm -
  • newiPhone X telephoto lens requires less than a quarter of the light of the iPhone 7 Plus

    iPhone X telephoto lens requires less than a quarter of the light of the iPhone 7 Plus

    A low-light test of the telephoto lens in the iPhone X has revealed that it works in a quarter of the light needed by the iPhone 7 Plus.Studio Neat’s Dan Provost noted that the iPhone makes up its own mind when to use the telephoto lens, even when you’ve selected it in the camera app … more…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:49pm -
  • newAustralia sees its first redesigned Apple Store in Melbourne [Photos]

    Australia sees its first redesigned Apple Store in Melbourne [Photos]

    It’s taken a while for the new Apple Store design to reach Australia, but the company today opened the first of the refits in Melbourne.The new Chadstone store is three times the size of the one it replaces … more…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:24pm -
  • newSmart Home Diary: The true test of a technology’s value is to live without it for a while

    Smart Home Diary: The true test of a technology’s value is to live without it for a while

    I mentioned that planning a home move gave me a couple of new perspectives on smart home technology, while starting from scratch in the new place forced me to think about what has and hasn’t justified its existence.They say that the true test of the value of anything is to try living without it for a while, and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing for the past couple of weeks.Much as I love our new apartment, the view from which which came in very handy for testing the iPhone X camera, th…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 6:37pm -
  • newAs promised, iPhone X now on sale in 13 more countries

    As promised, iPhone X now on sale in 13 more countries

    Apple announced earlier this month that the iPhone X would go on sale in 13 more countries as of today, and it is now available in these new markets.The flagship new iPhone is now available in a total of 70 countries … more…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 5:20pm -
  • newApple’s official Black Friday ‘deals’ are here, but you can do much better elsewhere

    Apple’s official Black Friday ‘deals’ are here, but you can do much better elsewhere

    Apple has officially launched its Black Friday promotions in the United States. As usual, the company isn’t offering straight cash discounts on any of its products, but rather rewarding customers with an Apple Store gift card with select purchases.You can get up to a $150 gift card with your purchase, but that hardly compares to deals we’re seeing elsewhere. We’re also seeing significant accessory deals across the web… more…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 1:34pm -
  • 9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Echo deals from $30, SanDisk Memory Sale, DJI Spark Drone $341, more

    9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Echo deals from $30, SanDisk Memory Sale, DJI Spark Drone $341, more

    Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:07pm -
  • Apple Black Friday: Grab Logic Pro X, other software 15% off

    Apple Black Friday: Grab Logic Pro X, other software 15% off

    As we have mentioned in the past, Apple’s Logic Pro X flagship music production software basically never goes on sale. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get it for less than the already rock-bottom price (considering what you get here). more…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 17, 10:35pm -
  • Apple offices raided in South Korea ahead of iPhone X launch in Samsung’s home market

    Apple offices raided in South Korea ahead of iPhone X launch in Samsung’s home market

    South Korean authorities have reportedly raided Apple’s offices in Seoul, South Korea, just ahead of the iPhone X launch in the country.The iPhone X goes on sale in South Korea and a dozen more countries tomorrow … more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:38pm -
  • EFF provides tool to allow you to instantly lobby Congress to protect net neutrality

    EFF provides tool to allow you to instantly lobby Congress to protect net neutrality

    Although the Trump administration is pressing ahead with plans to remove net neutrality, there’s still time for you to play your part in preventing it.The proposal still needs to pass a vote in Congress, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation has provided a webpage allowing you to instantly lobby your representative … more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:00pm -
  • Apple’s Black Friday shopping deal hits Australia, offers gift card worth up to $160

    Apple’s Black Friday shopping deal hits Australia, offers gift card worth up to $160

    It’s already Friday in Australia, and Apple’s Black Friday deals – aka ‘one day shopping event’ – have just gone live in the country.Apple is offering a Apple Store gift card worth up to A$210 (US$160) with the purchase of selected iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches … more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 7:21pm -
  • Apple applies for patent on foldable display following rumors of foldable iPhone

    Apple applies for patent on foldable display following rumors of foldable iPhone

    The US Patent & Trademark Office has today published an Apple patent application for a foldable display. This follows earlier rumors that the company was working with LG on a future foldable iPhone.An electronic device may have a flexible portion that allows the device to be folded. The device may have a flexible display. The flexible display may have a bending region that allows the display to bend along a bend axis when the device is folded.The patent describes a display that can be ‘open…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 6:36pm -
  • iPhone maintains lead in UK market share, but just 0.4% ahead of Samsung – Counterpoint

    iPhone maintains lead in UK market share, but just 0.4% ahead of Samsung – Counterpoint

    Counterpoint research says that the iPhone maintained its lead in UK smartphone market share in Q3, but is just 0.4% ahead of second-placed Samsung. The firm puts Apple’s share at 34.4% against Samsung at 34.0% … more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:57pm -
  • Foxconn says it ‘immediately’ ended illegal overtime by students on iPhone X production line

    Foxconn says it ‘immediately’ ended illegal overtime by students on iPhone X production line

    Foxconn said it took ‘immediate action’ to end the illegal hours being worked by high school students on the iPhone X production line.The statement follows confirmation by Apple that students aged 17-19 were allowed to work more than 40 hours per week despite this being in breach of both the law and the company’s own policies … more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:34pm -
  • Happy Hour Podcast 148 | HomePod misses holidays and iMac Pro rumors

    Happy Hour Podcast 148 | HomePod misses holidays and iMac Pro rumors

    This week Benjamin and Zac unpack the HomePod delay a week later, detail the competition going in to the holiday season, discuss expectations and potential challenges for Apple’s upcoming smart speaker, fresh iMac Pro rumors including Hey Siri support and much more.9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, Google Play Music, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:30am -
  • UK Treasury announces tax reform affecting Apple and other tech companies

    UK Treasury announces tax reform affecting Apple and other tech companies

    As the United States details tax reform that could affect Apple’s overseas business, the UK is doing just the same. As reported by Business Insider, UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a series of changes in an effort to curtail the efforts of tech companies trying to minimize their tax bills… more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:16am -
  • iPhone X ship times improve to 1-2 weeks just in time for holiday shopping

    iPhone X ship times improve to 1-2 weeks just in time for holiday shopping

    As the busiest shopping time of the year quickly approaches, iPhone X shipping times in the United States and Canada have fallen to 1-2 weeks on the Apple Online Store. This comes following last week’s improvement to 2-3 weeks. more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:39am -
  • Apple’s holiday ad shows off wireless AirPods and a stunning dance performance in the snow

    Apple’s holiday ad shows off wireless AirPods and a stunning dance performance in the snow

    It’s the eve of Thanksgiving in the United States and as has become tradition, Apple has shared its annual holiday ad for the year. The new ad called “Sway” features a brief appearance by the new iPhone X, but mostly revolves around AirPods and sharing an experience with music with someone special. more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 2:03am -
  • Best Apple Black Friday Deals: 9.7-inch iPad $249, $250 off MacBooks, iTunes gift cards, more

    Best Apple Black Friday Deals: 9.7-inch iPad $249, $250 off MacBooks, iTunes gift cards, more

    Black Friday is upon us, and despite the name, we’re expecting the deals to starting flying tonight at 12:01am. The team at 9to5Toys have been working around the clock compiling and sorting through all of this week’s best price drops.For Black Friday 2017, this hub will serve as our main landing page for all of the hottest Apple deals. We’ve put together a list of what we know is coming down the line over the next 72 hours, and we’ll be updating it regularly in the meantime.Before we…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 1:44am -
  • OtterBox releases official Star Wars iPhone case collection ahead of The Last Jedi premiere

    OtterBox releases official Star Wars iPhone case collection ahead of The Last Jedi premiere

    OtterBox today has released a new Star Wars collection for its Symmetry Series cases for iPhone. There are five different designs that are sure to please any Star Wars fan while protecting your iPhone 7/8 or 7/8 Plus. more…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:51pm -

Cult of Mac

  • Apple Stores go green in advance of Earth Day
    One week before Earth Day, Apple has changed its iconic one color logo to a green-leafed one at select Apple Stores — echoing Apple’s goal under Tim Cook of leaving the world a better place. Retail staff will also be rocking special green shirts for the week — celebrating the fact that select brick-and-mortar retail stores belonging […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 7:51pm -
  • Apple taps Surface Pro hinge maker for super-thin MacBooks
    Apple has hit up the makers of the ultra-tiny hinges used for the Microsoft Surface Pro to come and work on its next-gen MacBooks, which will launch in the second half of 2016. It’s worth noting that this is the Surface Pro and not the innovative Surface Book we’re talking about, so don’t necessarily expect […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 7:02pm -
  • How Steve Jobs and the industrial design team saved Apple, this week on The CultCast
    This week on The CultCast: We recall how Steve Jobs and the industrial design team brought Apple back from the brink. Plus: The reason Jony Ive gave up his car for a chauffeur; one year with the Apple Watch; and we reveal the strange cultural phenomena we’ve been secretly loving in an all-new What We’re […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 6:43pm -
  • Use free Snapseed on iPad to tune your photos to best effect
    Snapseed is a free image editing app from Google that has some fantastic editing tools to make any photo even better. The killer feature here is the set of Tune Image tools that let you take a good photo and turn it into a great photo, right on your iPad, with very little effort. Here’s […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 6:30pm -
  • Apple reveals how long its devices typically last
    How many years do you use your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or Mac before shutting it down for the last time and sending it to the big Apple Store in the sky? While Apple products are typically far more solid and long-lasting than those made by rivals, the company offers a clue in a newly released […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 4:14pm -
  • Drawings reveal new buildings inside Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus
    More architectural renderings have surfaced showing off a few new details of Apple’s eagerly-anticipated “spaceship” campus — including ancillary buildings such as a reception center, food stations for employees, and more. Check them out below. The main reception building will reportedly be located at “the main pedestrian entrances to the Apple Campus II site,” and will be […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 3:10pm -
  • Apple reaches deal with Samsung to buy OLED iPhone displays
    Samsung: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t make iPhones without ’em, a new report reveals. Apple has reportedly brokered a deal with its long-time South Korean “frenemy” to provide OLED panels for a future iPhone, scheduled to ship in 2017. According to the alleged terms of the deal, Samsung Display will supply in the region of 100 […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 12:43pm -
  • iPhone recycling is Apple’s latest gold mine
    If this whole computer and smartwatch thing doesn’t work out, Apple could have a prosperous future in iPhone recycling. The company released its annual environmental report today, which covers 2015. While the whole thing is pretty interesting, we really started paying attention at the part where the company shared how much material its recycling initiative […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 6:58am -
  • Apple looks to paid search to ‘improve’ discoverability on App Store
    Apple seems to be looking to improve the way people find apps in the App Store. According to unnamed sources, paid search is one way Apple might both improve discoverability as well as make some money off the feature, like Google does on its own Google Play store. Paid search would let developers pay Apple […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 5:14am -
  • $2 billion lawsuit claims Apple Watch idea was stolen
    A Michigan woman is suing Apple and Nike for a combined $5 billion over claims that the two companies stole her concept for a device called a “Detachable Beeper Disc Digital Gym Shoe with Sensor.” She states that she filed a patent for her invention 20 years ago, well before the companies came up with […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 3:01am -
  • Microsoft’s one-handed iOS keyboard goes beta
    Typing on your iPhone with one hand is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to good samaritans at Microsoft that have invented a custom keyboard for iOS. Microsoft revealed today that its latest iOS app, Word Flow, just entered the beta testing phase. The new keyboard (which is different than the Hub keyboard […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 15 Apr 16, 1:20am -
  • Why Jony Ive rides in a chauffeured Bentley
    The striking thing about Motor Trend‘s piece on the rumored Apple car is all the talk of the “user experience.” The various auto designers and experts interviewed by Motor Trend speculate that Apple will try to redefine the car “experience.” They talk about stuff like acoustics, and look and feel, rather than specs like miles […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 11:35pm -
  • Psst. We’re giving away $1,000 iTunes gift cards [Deals]
    You can think of iTunes like the biggest content candy store in the world, a mother lode of albums, apps, games, movies and TV shows, and on and on. If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to go into iTunes with a huge bag to fill as you please, today could be your lucky […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 11:25pm -
  • Instagram gets personal with ‘Videos You Might Like’
    Instagram gets personal in hopes of helping you find interesting shared videos much more easily with a new feature in the Explore area of its popular photo sharing service. Called “Videos You Might Like,” the new personalized channel can be found in the Explore grid within the mobile app. Now you can spend less time […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 11:20pm -
  • Apple lines up Manchester City star as sport ambassador
    Apple is planning to make a big advertising push during the 2016 UEFA European Championship football tournament, and Raheem Sterling could be the star of the company’s ads. Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling is reportedly close to signing a deal with Apple to become its first ever global sports ambassador from England, but the entire deal […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 10:53pm -
  • Otherwise great platformer is virtually unplayable in VR Mode [Reviews]
    Let me say this up front: Space Box is a fantastic game. It’s challenging, fun, and has some really great mechanics and art. And if you have a set of virtual-reality goggles to plunk your iPhone into, you can even play it hands-free in 3-D using head-tracking controls. And that’s where it runs into some […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 10:30pm -
  • Apple deals: Lowest prices ever on iMac, MacBook and more
    While the anticipated MacBook Pro revamp is grabbing all the headlines, we’ve got an iMac deal that should be getting your attention. Get the details on this hot buy, plus the lowest prices we’ve ever seen on a premium MacBook and a handy iPad accessory, in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals. 27-inch […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 10:10pm -
  • Samsung’s Gear Manager app for iPhone leaks out early
    Samsung’s new Gear Manager app for iOS, which will let you pair an iPhone with the Gear S2 smartwatch, has leaked out ahead of its official debut. Testers say the app will bring a surprising amount of functionality, allowing users control music from their watch, and even sync new faces to it. Samsung has already confirmed […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 9:51pm -
  • Apple taps former Biden aide to be top lobbyist
    As Apple continues to be embroiled in ongoing encryption drama, the company has hired a former NFL lobbyist and former aide to Vice President Joe Biden to head up its new Washington office. Cynthia Hogan’s new role as vice president for public policy and government affairs for the Americas region will cover the U.S., as well […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 9:40pm -
  • The only way to benefit from the digital age is to study it [Deals]
    These days, being an entrepreneur means being a master of the digital marketplace. Savvy use of social media, search engine optimization, and developing effective work habits make the difference between thriving or floundering. This bundle of seven courses covers those and a host of other essential topics to doing business in the digital age, and […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
    - 14 Apr 16, 9:00pm -

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MacWorld

  • newAmazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices
    Amazon is ground zero for Black Friday shopping, but not all of its deals are worth your attention. That’s where we come in: We’ve sifted through Amazon’s staggering amount of Black Friday deals, and cherry-picked the very best deals in the tech categories you care about most.A note about Amazon Prime deals: You can sign up for a 30-day Prime membership if you’re not already a member. This also gives you earlier access to some of Amazon’s limited-time Lightning deals—which we won…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Nov 17, 8:44am -
  • newiPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone X: Which one should you buy?
    This article was updated on November 24, 2017 with info on the iPhone X’s availability and general buying advice. For the first time, Apple has not just two sizes of its newest iPhone, but two distinctly different iPhones. There’s the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus, which keep the same form-factor we know and love, Retina display, Home button, and all. And then there’s the new hotness, the bleeding-edge iPhone X, with an OLED display and a TrueDepth camera that unlocks the phone whe…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:25am -
  • newBlack Friday Exclusive: Save Over 50% On The RevolCam Multi Lens Kit for Smartphones
    Sometimes your smartphone's built-in camera isn't enough to snap that breathtaking sunset or capture the dew drops on a lone flower petal. Therein lies the utility of RevolCam: The Multi-Lens Photo Revolution for Smartphones. With three high-quality camera lenses, an adjustable brightness LED, and a selfie mirror all on the same device, RevolCam has completely reinvented smartphone photography. It normally costs $60, but you can get it for an exclusive Black Friday price of $27.99 with code…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:15am -
  • newBlack Friday deals: The best discounts on Apple gear
    This article was updated on Friday, November 24 to add in new deals and to remove expired deals.Apple products on the cheap are hard to come by, even on mega shopping holidays like Black Friday. But this year, we'll be able to score some major deals on lots of different Apple goodies—including the iPhone 8, iPad Pro, Apple Watch, and MacBook Pro. (Yes, seriously.) If you’re ok with slightly older stuff, the savings are even better.Apple has its own one-day shopping event with gift card gi…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:15am -
  • newBest DVR for cord cutters
    TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. HDHomeRun with Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 11:49pm -
  • newBlack Friday Exclusive: Save Over 40% On The Nix Mini Color Sensor - Deal Alert
    Color matching shouldn't be a guessing game, and with the Nix Mini Color Sensor, it doesn't have to be. Whether you're painting a room, coating car, or designing a website, this pocket-sized sensor matches colors with extreme precision, and it's on sale at a Black Friday price—only $55.20 when you enter code BFRIDAY20 at checkout.With the Nix sensor, you can simply scan any color critical surface, save it to your phone or tablet, and match it to an existing color library of more than 28,00…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:15pm -
  • newBlack Friday Deal: Save 80% On The FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds
    Nowadays, Bluetooth earbuds exist in two forms: powerful and expensive or cheap and quiet. New and improved, FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are looking to bridge the gap by delivering crisp, wireless sound that won't break the bank. Today, you can score these earbuds for over 80% off their normal $120 retail price when you plug in the BFRIDAY20 coupon code at checkout, taking the final price down to $23.95!To read this article in full, please click here
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 7:15pm -
  • newWhy photo counts might differ between Photos in iOS, macOS, and iCloud.com
    Computers are supposed to be good at counting, right? So why do the numbers sometimes not add up for photos? Macworld reader Jeffrey asks a question that’s similar to ones asked by others:The photo count between my Mac and my iPhone are not the same. I use iTunes syncing along with My Photo Stream to keep the devices identical. Something has gone amiss. I don’t have any idea how to troubleshoot the image counts since iTunes is supposed to be syncing the images. How might I determine if a…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 6:30pm -
  • newTiVo Bolt Vox DVR review: New look, same old app problem
    The TiVo Bolt Vox brings a software overhaul and voice search, but it still feels tethered to the past.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • newBlack Friday 2017: The best early deals
    Black Friday is no longer just the day after Thanksgiving. Now deals spill out willy-nilly from retailers at almost any given time in November.Just a year or two ago, most discounts weren’t any good. But that’s changed.While the deals that command headlines (those so-called “doorbusters”) are typically still available on only Thanksgiving or Black Friday, some worthwhile sales are already trickling out now. We’ve begun rounding those up here, so keep an eye peeled for further updat…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:40am -
  • iPhone X: Everything you need to know about Apple’s top-of-the-line smartphone
    iPhone X: It’s real, it’s here, and it’s very expensive. The iPhone X is a radical departure from the form factor of every other iPhone out there, including the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. It comes with a jet-black edge-to-edge OLED screen topped by a TrueDetect camera system that enables a brand-new Face ID unlocking system and Animoji features.Apple revealed the iPhone X during the company’s annual fall press event in September, after months of rumor and speculation, followed by the bi…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 17, 10:33pm -
  • All the X-tras: The iPhone X doesn’t have everything
    It is unbelievable that in this day and age we should be expected to purchase a thing and then have to purchase other things to get more features for said thing. What has this world come to?Writing for Quartz, Mike Murphy complains “To charge your iPhone X as quickly as possible, you need to spend another $94.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Philip Speicher.)No one tell Murphy about in-app purchases.It’s as if $1,000 wasn’t enough to begin with.To read this article in full, please click he…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:30pm -
  • More great holiday movies to stream and give thanks for
    You’ll encounter some odd dishes on our list, plus a couple of turkeys that are still fun to watch.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Does Next-Gen TV spell doom for over-the-air DVR?
    Next-gen TV (the ATSC 3.0 TV broadcast standard) could cripple over-the-air DVR products like Tablo and TiVo.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Why Apple’s next laptop should run iOS
    The dividing lines between Apple products are clear. Apple makes phones and tablets that run iOS, and laptops and desktop computers than run macOS. But it’s time for Apple to start breaking down those barriers and experimenting with new kinds of products that cross the streams. It’s time for Apple to expand beyond the MacBook and MacBook Pro. It’s time for the first iOS laptop.Consider the iPad Pro. With screens that measure 10.5 and 12.9 inches diagonally, they’re practically the siz…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Black Friday Amazon deals: Price drops for Echos, Kindles and Fire tablets
    When the cheapest Kindle e-reader drops to $50, it’s difficult to resist snagging one on an impulse buy. Appealing to our most reptilian consumer instincts is just how Amazon rolls, and—right on schedule—the retail behemoth-cum-hardware manufacturer is dropping prices across its product lines.Here are all the Black Friday deals for the Amazon Echo, Kindle, and Fire tablet lines. We’re also including links to our own coverage of the price-dropped devices (many of which are best in thei…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 10:35am -
  • Amazon Echo, Echo Plus or Echo Spot: Which Alexa smart speaker is right for you?
    The answer was easy when there were just two models. Now Alexa is all over the place.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 10:30am -
  • iPhone X: When, where, and how to buy Apple’s latest smartphone
    This article was updated on Wednesday, November 22 with up-to-date shipment and delivery info. It’s here! The iPhone X has arrived and is on sale now. With an edge-to-edge OLED display, front-facing camera with brand new Face ID technology, and wireless charging, this is arguably Apple’s most groundbreaking iPhone in years. We’ve had a couple of months to drink in the details since it was announced back in September, and now it’s time to get your own. Apple’s online store may see…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:35am -
  • The best classic movies to stream for Thanksgiving 2017
    Who needs football? Gather the family around the big screen to watch these 14 films, before and after your feast.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:30am -
  • Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday shopping. Plus your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 583
    The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. We also feature your comments and questions for Roman Loyola, Leah Yamshon, Alaina Yee, and Dan Masaoka in the Macworld Podcast, episode 583.Here are relevant links to get more info on the stuff discussed on the show.Black Friday deals: The best discounts on Apple gear (so far)Black Friday 2017: The best early dealsBlack Friday 2017: The best tech dealsBlack Friday deals: Best smart-home discountsBlack Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, spea…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 3:11am -
  • Black Friday 2017: The best tech deals
    Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These tech deals truly are.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:10am -
  • iPhone 2018 rumors: iPhone SE2 coming in first half of 2018
    Updated 11/22/17: Once again, a successor to the iPhone SE is rumored to be on the way.It’s not enough that the new iPhone X is only a few days old; rumors about next year’s iPhone are already starting to fly. We’ll keep track of what’s been said and what seems fesible in this article so you can keep up with the latest iPhone gossip.What's the latestA report from China's Economic Daily News claims that an iPhone SE2 (that's a tentative name) is on the way. The report says it will be…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 11:56pm -
  • Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

    Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

    Get smartImage by ThinkstockThe future is now. Just look at all the new and nifty ways our homes can do more for us. From regulating temperatures, to operating our lights, to keeping us secure and responding to a variety of our commands.To read this article in full, please click here
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:16pm -
  • Pre-Friday Deals: Amazon's Highest Rated Tech Deals Under $25 - Deal Alert
    If you need some practice buying stuff before the big day (Black Friday), Amazon has released a boat load of deals in these days leading up to it. What we've done here is simply filtered their list of current deals down to the tech categories we care about, and only the deals $25 or less with 4 or 5 star ratings.  Discounted USB cords, chargers, phone accessories, BlueTooth speakers, splitters, and other gadgets. Here it is: An impulse shopper's dream/nightmare. Note: Scroll down past the "f…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 8:50pm -
  • How to upgrade a drive with High Sierra and APFS
    The new Apple File System (APFS) that replaces the long-running HFS+ in macOS caused a lot of concern and confusion, because it seemed like a massive change, but the effects aren’t noticeable to end users, except in improving the speed of SSD-only Macs. (Apple doesn’t upgrade hard drives to APFS, and hasn’t yet released a Fusion APFS update for its mixed SSD/hard drive systems.)APFS restructures how files are stored in a disk partition, but it doesn’t change how programs access files…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:30pm -
  • How to shop at the Apple Certified Refurbished store online and save money
    If you’re looking for a way to save some money on new Apple products, try checking out the Apple Certified Refurbished store. You can find some good deals on Macs, iPhone, iPads, and more. Here’s a quick guide with links to the best deals you can find on the refurb store, along with a FAQ guide if you want to know more about the ins and outs of the Apple Certified Refurbished store.Apple Certified Refurbished store: iPhonesAs of this writing, the store only has the 32GB iPhone 6s Plus a…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:30pm -
  • AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it

    AirPlay 2 FAQ: What it is, how it works, and which devices support it

    AirPlay has been with us for a long time. It’s an evolution of the old AirTunes protocol, which was meant only for music. In 2010, AirTunes got a host of new capabilities (music, photos, video) and a new name. A year later, it gained the ability to mirror your iOS or Mac screen to a compatible AirPlay receiver. With an Apple TV, you could put your Mac desktop on your PC in the blink of an eye! IDGThe AirPlay symbol you’ve seen for years.To read this article in full, please click here
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Bowers & Wilkins PX wireless noise-cancelling headphones review: They demand a small sacrifice for silence
    B&W’s first noise-cancelling headphones sound so good that you’ll happily to live with their quirks.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Looking for an iPhone X case? Here’s what’s available at the online Apple store
    The iPhone X is a marvelous device—a device with a glass shell. And as strong as that glass is, you probably want to do what you can to protect it, especially since you paid a lot of money for it.iPhone X cases by third-party companies are starting to trickle out. As of this writing, the selection in the online Apple store is pretty limited. Here’s what you’ll find. We’ll update this list as new products appear.iPhone X Silicone CaseWhat’s nice about this case is that it’s a thin…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:20am -
  • Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

    Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

    It's a jungle out thereYep, it’s that time of year again. And true to tradition, Black Friday presents its usual challenges for the consumer looking to score a great deal.To be sure, there are many great deals to be found, but they can often be obscured by loads of “deals” to be leery of.That seems particularly true of home-theater deals, which can present a minefield of sub-par models from the big brands, outdated tech, and trumped-up “bargains” that aren’t actually that at all.To r…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:47am -