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Wednesday June 19, 2019. 07:40 PM
Podcasting app Castbox became the latest audio app to get Waze integration, joining the likes of Spotify and Pandora in the navigation app.
We have a deal on a pair of Sinji over-the-ear Bluetooth headphones. Offering a simple, no-frills design and Bluetooth 4.1, these headphones offer an inexpensive entry to over-the-ear listening. They are rechargeable, with up to 12 hours of playback time. They’re $25.99...
Three Facebook moderators have broken their NDAs and told The Verge what they saw at the company’s moderation sites. It is a gripping, horrifying, read. [Kevin] Utley worked the overnight shift at a Facebook content moderation site in Tampa, FL, operated by a professional...
A drop in iPhone shipments reduced the global premium smartphone market, according to new data as Samsung and Huawei challenged Apple.
Niantic announced that its upcoming augmented reality game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, will launch this Friday, June 21. In a press conference outside Universal Studio’s Wizarding World in Florida, Niantic said it would hold Wizards Unite events similar to its Pokémon...
Today Apple announced a partnership with Best Buy for an expanded repair service at almost 1,000 Best Buy stores across the United States.
Bernie Sanders wants to take a look at tech giants like Apple, Amazon, and Google, although he didn’t specifically say they should be broken up.
Openly Operated is a certification for apps and services. The certification process ensures that they live up to their privacy and security claims with an audit. An OO-certified app or site must meet three criteria. First, it needs to demonstrate “a basic level of...
Craig Wright says he is Satoshi Nakamoto – the inventor of Bitcoin. Many dispute his claim. That includes Ether creator Vitalik Buterin. The two men clashed a conference and now Mr. Wright is going to court, Bloomberg News reported. The supposed fraud is Craig Wright, an...
Apple is considering moving between 15% and 30% of its output away from China as a result of trade tensions and a number of other issues.
AppleInsider writes: Apple aimed the new Mac Pro at the most demanding of all high-end users, so we went to users like that and asked what they thought. Video editors, medical experts and the Department of Defense are all considering this new Mac closely. Hearing the...
John, who often obsesses over all things video, made the leap to 4K/UHD TV long ago. But he’s not making the leap to a 4K/UHD Blu-ray player. He tells us why.
Check out the StandONE iPhone X Stand we have for a deal today. I think it looks sexy, a lovely exercise in minimalism. It’s made of uni-body stainless steel with a high-reflective, mirror-polished finish. It’s $22.99 through our deal.
Tuesday June 18, 2019. 10:48 PM
What if plants could be smart home devices? That’s the idea of Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes in their cyborg botany research. These experiments led the researchers to possible future applications that include sending notifications—the plant might jiggle to alert you...
Although Apple introduced an over-the-air (OTA) mechanism in watchOS beta 1, software updates still require an iPhone. But it is still a beta, after all.
In macOS Catalina, you won’t sync your iDevices in iTunes. Instead, you’ll have Finder sync. Stephen Hackett gives us an idea of what it will look like and how it works. When you plug in an iPod to a Mac running Catalina, the device appears in the Finder sidebar,and...
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss iOS apps running “limited” sales, and Facebook getting into cryptocurrency.
Deirdre O’Brien is the new SVP of Retail + People, and she’s changing Apple retail to be more straightforward.
Dr. Mario World is the latest mobile game from Nintendo, and it launches on July 10. It’s based on the puzzle game called Dr. Mario from 1990.
Cardhop 1.1 came out today, bringing with it a lot of improvements: Template settings to customize fields and labels for new contacts; smart group templates: Create smart groups that automatically update based on common contact searches; multiple business cards: create...
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