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Friday October 26, 2018. 08:57 PM
Rich people are banning screens in classrooms, in a surprising turn in the digital divide debate. It wasn’t long ago that the worry was that rich students would have access to the internet earlier, gaining tech skills and creating a digital divide…But now, as Silicon Valley...
Polls show that net neutrality will be an issue for voters in upcoming midterm elections. But how can you find out if your congressman supports net neutrality?
In a new decision, the Librarian of Congress and U.S. Copyright Office proposed new rules that make it legal to hack DRM to fix your electronic devices. The move is a landmark win for the “right to repair” movement; essentially, the federal government has ruled that...
A Redditor claiming to work at an Apple Store in Brussels says that Belgium Apple Pay should launch in the next few weeks.
A website called Hotspot 3D lets you compare smartphones in 3D. It’s really neat because you can compare different iPhone and Android models to give you an idea of how they compare in terms of size. The phones are displayed side by side and you can spin them every which way...
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about why they expect to see landscape as well as portrait orientation support for Face ID on the new iPad Pro, plus they share their thoughts on the battle for AI supremacy in the U.S. and China.
It will let you earn candy and hatch eggs even when the Pokémon Go app isn’t running.
We have a deal on the Nix Mini Color Sensor. This device senses color so you can match it to one of 31,000 brand name paint colors. If you’re looking for digital color matching, it will also give you the RGB, HEX, CMYK, and LAB colors. The Nix Mini Color Sensor is $69...
If you set your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac, but it stops working, there’s a fix for that so you don’t have to type your password like an animal.
iOS 12.1 beta code shows the iPad Pro that’s expected to be announced on October 30th will likely support portrait and landscape mode Face ID.
Billy Crudup and Gugu Mbatha-Raw are the latest to sign on with the Jennifer Anniston and Reese Witherspoon original series for Apple’s streaming TV service. They’re joining Steve Carell who is playing the morning show anchor Mitch Kessler who is having trouble adapting to...
The Office veteran will play, “a morning show anchor who is struggling to maintain relevance in a changing media landscape.”
When macOS Time Machine works, it does so swimmingly. But when it goes wrong, it can be hard to diagnose the problem. Worse, according to the developer, “Before Sierra brought the new unified log, it was easy to check for problems using Console. But from Sierra on, that has...
Thursday October 25, 2018. 11:55 PM
MacPaw added Smile Software’s PDFpen to SetApp on Thursday. SetApp gives you access to more than 100 Mac apps—including several top apps—for $9.99 per month. (There are yearly options and education pricing, too.) It’s a service I love and recommend, too. And PDFpen is a...
With the new iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, using Portrait mode, you can invoke Depth Control to change the depth of field after the photo is taken. John shows us how.
Check out this cool device we’re featuring in our deal of the day, the Rigiet Smartphone Gimbal. It’s a stabilizing video stick that let’s you take smooth videos, even on the go. It features a built-in control panel that lets you quickly zoom and switch between photo/video...
When Google’s AlphaGo system beat Chinese players at the game twice, this set off a sort of AI cold war between China and the United States. On October 18, 2017, China’s president, Xi Jinping, stood in front of 2,300 of his fellow party members, flanked by enormous red...
Ms. Kern is a former executive editor of New York Magazine. Working with her team, they hand pick the top stories of the day to feature in the Apple News app.
Here’s how you can see and manage the passwords saved in the Keychain on your iPhone and iPad in iOS 12.
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what to expect from news of potential improvements in fiber optic data speeds, plus they share tips on making the repair process for Apple products smoother and less stressful.
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