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Wednesday November 28, 2018. 04:40 PM
There’s a rumor going around that Apple could have an Apple TV streaming stick in the works. But how likely is that? On the surface, the idea makes sense: Streaming sticks are popular. For under $100, they’ll give your TV a zippy, modern interface, every app you could ask...
Andrew learned of this tip a couple of minutes ago. If you’ve ever wondered how to check folder sizes in bulk, here’s how to do it.
Google employees say that the company doesn’t place values over profits anymore. They continue to call on the company to cancel the censored search engine plans for China. Eleven Google employees had signed the letter as of its posting, and the number of signatures quickly...
The addition of these two countries makes the total number of Apple Pay countries 31.
Urban Massage, a London-based massage startup, suffered a data breach recently. Among the records were allegations of sexual misconduct by clients towards workers. But, many records also included allegations of sexual misconduct by clients — such as asking for “massage...
For a limited time Apple is offering up to US$100 of additional trade in credit you can use towards an iPhone XS or iPhone XR.
Customer service chats are able to show whatever you type as you type it, even if you don’t send it or change it. Before the customer clicks the “Send message” button, you have a chance to see in real time what the customer is typing. This gives you more time to prepare...
Dr. Mac recently discovered a reasonably-priced ($79) hardware/software solution called Luna Display, which lets him use his iPad as a second display for his MacBook Pro without cables, delays, or sluggishness.
We have a deal on the Oco HD Security Camera. This device can capture HD footage and beam it straight to your phone. You can also store your video via microSD card, or use the company’s cloud service and view it any time via the mobile app. It’s $79 through our deal, but pr...
Something is happening with the iPhone XR. No one except Apple knows for sure what the sales numbers are relative to the XS family. But interesting questions are being posed.
Tuesday November 27, 2018. 08:18 PM
The session was wide ranging, but included accusations that Facebook has upended democratic institutions, led by “frat bot billionaires from California.”
Some people like to hand write notes, and others prefer typing. Here are six iPad note apps covering both categories.
Host Kelly Guimont talks to John Martellaro about the popularity(?) of iPhone XR, and Charlotte Henry about Facebook’s trip to Parliament.
Last week the FCC announced several initiatives to help combat SMS spam. But consumer groups say they actually weaken oversight of cell carriers. By now Ajit Pai has developed a fairly impressive skill: take something that cellular carriers lobbied for, and justify it by...
It’s not just white people listening to podcasts anymore. Ten years ago three quarters of the audience were white. Now it’s more diverse.
Even if you didn’t participate in Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you can still get some sweet deals. By using the promo code ITUNES15 when you check out, you can save US$15 on this US$100 iTunes Gift card. Use it for any Apple service, like apps, music, movies, iCloud...
Apple wants to support female entrepreneurs better with its new Entrepreneur Camp, a program that will be focused on app development.
A study from researchers at the University of Michigan found that smart speaker buyers tend to brush off privacy concerns. “What was really concerning to me was this idea that ‘it’s just a little bit more info you give Google or Amazon, and they already know a lot...
We have a deal on the LifePowr A3 Portable Outlet, a portable battery with USB charging ports and a standards AC plug, too. All told, it has a USB-C port, a QC3.0 USB-A port, a 2.4A USB-A port, and that AC plug. It also does passthrough charging, and the battery has a...
The Institute of Structural Engineers said that the Steve Jobs Theater is the largest structure in the world solely supported by glass.
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