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Friday May 11, 2018. 01:17 AM
The company said it contributed to a $144 million fund used to finance research and development of the process
Terms, benefits, and other pertinent details are still being worked out between Goldman Sachs and Apple.
For years, Apple shipped its Aluminum Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad with a wired USB connection. But the wired version was discontinued in 2017. Fortunately Matias has an even better replacement. John reviews it.
Thursday May 10, 2018. 11:48 PM
The stock hit an intra-day high of $190.37, giving up a few cents before the closing bell.
We’ve got a deal for you today on Powerup, a portable charger with a built-in Qi wireless charger. That’s pretty clever, to be sure, but you can also use the two USB 2.1 amp charging ports for charging cables, and the battery has a 10,000mAh capacity. It’s $24.99 through us,...
I showed a bunch of cases to my own mom and these are the ones she liked.
Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro, and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Google Duplex and what human-like voice assistants will have on our conversations.
So you have more than one email account in Mail, and all of a sudden you have a deluge of notifications?
We’re still in the early stages of voice assistant technology so we can’t declare a winner yet, regardless of which you prefer. Based on what we’re seeing, however, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are putting Apple’s Siri in a serious catch up position.
Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War is bad on a galactic scale. Death follows in his wake, so you know a lot of people die in the movie. Now there’s a website to let you know if you survive or end up as just another statistic in the ever growing Thanos body count. Just head...
Check out this great interview with Sir Jony Ive by Hodinkee‘s Benjamin Clymer. It’s essentially the watch-lover’s interview with Jony Ive. Here’s a snippet: A publicist makes his way toward the rope – yes, it’s velvet – and straightens the post to which it is...
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent piece exploring the criminal side of cryptocurrency. Long-time readers know I’m a fan of cryptocurrency, but this piece offers excellent insight on the dark side of this technology. Here’s a snippet: For many criminals, cryptocurrency...
Warning, this one went long: Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss what Apple’s share buybacks say about Apple’s future. They also weigh WhatsApp’s founder leaving Facebook, and what it says about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. They go over when diving into Google Duplex, a...
Wednesday May 9, 2018. 11:09 PM
Bombich Software released version 5.1 of Carbon Copy Cloner on April 24 with snapshot support. There’s a lot to know about this major upgrade, and so some basic Q&A seems in order. Read this first.
It will let you play Steam games on iOS and tvOS. But there’s a catch.
We have a deal on DaisyDisk for Mac. DaisyDisk scans your disks to see all of your files and folders in a visual, interactive map. From there you can find unusually large files, preview their contents, and delete them if you don’t need them anymore. It’s $6.99 through us....
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s dream to kill net neutrality could come to an end because the U.S. Senate is forcing a vote to restore the protections.
Jet offers all (or at least most) of the products that Apple’s own online store has.
WonderSwipe is a research tool that wants to help you search faster. Andrew Orr spent some time using it, and here are his thoughts.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explain the iPhone black dot bug, explore what’s behind the bug, and how to recover from it.
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