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Thursday June 13, 2019. 02:34 PM
A new Apple Store in Taipei will open Saturday, located in the Xinyi district of the city and featuring artist-led Today at Apple sessions.
Journalists at The New York Times read 150 privacy policies, finding most of them to be incomprehensible with low readability scores. To be successful in college, people need to understand texts with a score of 1300. People in the professions, like doctors and lawyers,...
Telegram said China was behind a massive cyber attack on it during recent protests in Hong Kong. The firm’s founder Pavel Durov tweeted the accusations, Bloomberg News reported. The encrypted messaging app said it experienced a powerful distributed denial of service...
Mathpix writes: “Take a screenshot of math and paste the LaTeX into your editor, all with a single keyboard shortcut.” For macOS, Windows and Ubuntu. Physicist Dr. Sean Carroll tweeted. This is changing my life. Mathpix's "Snip" will let you screenshot an equation, and it...
There is an emerging notion that as macOS security gets better, it will make the use of a Mac more burdensome. A WWDC 2019 session affirms that this is false.
Wednesday June 12, 2019. 10:30 PM
It absolutely infuriates me when agencies like the FBI, and governments like Australia, the U.S., Germany, and more want us to break encryption or circumvent it with a back door. As Mathew Gault writes, they are completely inept at securing data. Even the NSA, which likes to ...
We have a dal on a very inexpensive 10,000mAh portable power bank. This orange and white device has two USB ports for charging two devices at the same time—and both ports push 2.4 amps. This device is just $15 through our deal.
John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont for a discussion of the new adjustments to Dropbox and desire for a Mac Pro.
Japan plans to use iOS 13 NFC capabilities so that Japanese iPhone users can access Individual Number Cards from their iPhone.
Google just shared a photo of its upcoming Pixel 4 phone, and I think it gives us a hint of what the iPhone XI will look like. Android manufacturers are notorious for copying the appearance of iPhones, like the notch. The Pixel 4 shows a square camera module on the back, so...
There’s a better way to stop screen recording than opening up Control Center, then trimming that part out of the video.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an upcoming AR game from Niantic and WB Games San Francisco. The Dev Diaries are a new series that will feature a behind the scenes look at the people who created the game and stories that inspired it. “It’s what everyone imagines when you read...
macOS Catalina will turn iTunes into Music and add Podcasts and Apple TV apps. This means that media file locations will be a bit different.
PBS has apps used by millions of kids, but due to new changes to App Store policy, PBS apps will have to either be changed or removed.
In Rants & Raves Episode #335, Dr. Mac reveals what he found encouraging (or at least interesting) at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference last week.
Apple always likes to make a play of how its devices help people. We’ve had the story of how iOS helped a blind veteran get back on his surfboard, for instance. The company has long focussed on education too. In a feature published Wednesday, it detailed how iPads are being...
Apple promised the 2019 Mac Pro would be modular, making it easy to upgrade with new components. But AppleInsider found that it will have custom SSD connectors you’ll have to buy from Apple. The information Apple provides isn’t enough detail to confirm what kind of SSDs...
Twitter co-founder and Medium CEO Ev Williams described preparing to post on the social network he helped create as “armoring up for battle.” He told the Recode Code conference that he misses the day’s when bloggers did not get instant feedback. “Part of the beautiful...
Ride-hailing service Bolt is back in London, and ready to take to on Uber. It will find doing so a tough challenge. However, as Wired noted, the service previously known as Taxify has one big advantage – it is much cheaper. Bolt has spent the last two years going through...
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon revealed that he is amongst the employees at his bank and Apple that are using the Apple Card in beta.
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