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Wednesday February 13, 2019. 05:25 PM
Pixelmator Pro 1.3.1 is now available. It adds support for editing iPhone Portrait photos and a new comic book effect.
Major publishers are thought to be unhappy with Apple’s proposed terms for its soon-to-be-announced premium Apple News tier.
Sony’s latest bid in the smart watch space is the wena range. It includes a smart wrist strap that works with mechanical watches and smart modules too. Smart straps have not been hugely successful thus far, with payments being a potential saving grace for the technology....
Matthew Hughes writes about how Facebook lets you search for photos of your female friends, but not your male friends. Not that you should creep on guys either, though. Facebook lets you search for photos of your female friends, but refuses to play dice if you want to look...
Tuesday February 12, 2019. 11:52 PM
We have a deal on Typesy Typing Trainer, software designed to help you learn how to push your typing speed from 50 words per minute (WPM) to over 100. It includes games, activities, and an in-app coach. A lifetime subscription to this service is $19.99 through us.
The Mozilla Foundation published its Minimum Security Guidelines and urged retailers stop selling insecure smart devices. Dear Target, Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon – The advent of new connected consumer products offers many benefits. However, as you are aware, there are also...
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) penned a letter calling on Apple and Google to remove Absher from their stores.
Yesterday a U.S. judge ruled that a secret government effort to compel Facebook to decrypt Messenger voice conversations won’t be revealed. Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union argued that the public’s right to know the state of the law on encryption...
Today Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Kelly Guimont to discuss Angela Ahrendts’ departure and the implications of Amazon buying Eero.
Facebook and Google aren’t the only companies exploiting Apple’s Enterprise program. Another investigation by TechCrunch adds porn and gambling apps to the list.
When writer James Temperton and his partner found out they were having a child, they resolved to keep it hidden from the internet. It proved even more difficult than you might think. Changes to how the couple used technology were just the start of it, as Mr. Temperton’s...
Tech giants should have a “news quality obligation” on content they host which is enforced by a regulator, according to a new UK report.
It is not all that often that Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google founder Eric Schmidt come together on a product. However, they both invested early on in the Nebia luxury shower head. The product launched its second iteration on Kickstarter Tuesday, and Mark Wilson tested it out...
A new patent shows Apple’s Project Titan autonomous vehicles could contain a series of communications chips to increase their safety.
The new feature called Enhance Details will be found in Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for macOS and Windows.
I still count this as a rumor until Apple officially provides the dates, but MacRumors found something they believe confirms the dates. While we were already confident the WWDC 2019 dates would fall on June 3-7, we confirmed with a source that a large annual event of some...
A flaw in macOS Mojave can expose your Safari browsing history. Developer Jeff Johnson discovered this on February 8.
U.S. and international law enforcement agencies combined to bust an international cryptocurrency fraud cartel. In total, 20 people were charged, The Next Web reported. 16 of those came from outside the U.S., and 12 of them will be extradited. Assistant Attorney General...
Rumors point to Apple creating a gaming subscription service. This Medium post suggest it might be something called “cloud gaming” where you don’t download anything. Sounds perfect for a thin client like Apple Glasses, although gaming is more of a VR thing. Speaking of AR tho...
Apple has appointed veteran executive Frank Casanova as the first marketing chief of its augmented reality initiative.
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