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Thursday May 2, 2019. 08:20 PM
A topic that recurs in the tech world is whether or not your phone secretly accesses your microphone to spy on your microphone. According to Tristan Harris, former Google design ethicist, says that companies can predict your behavior without needing to spy on conversations....
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Qualcomm revealed in its earnings report that it could get as much as $4.7bn from Apple after the two firms settled their legal dispute.
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Aetna’s wellness program has officially launched, and customers could earn a free Apple Watch through the Aetna Attain app.
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We have a deal on the FuelBox LightSpeed Charging Cable, a cable that can charge Lightning, MicroUSB, and USB-C devices. It does so with attached-adapters that let you use the type of connector you need at that moment. It also features a nylon-braided cord with aluminum...
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John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss managing or disposing of cables, and the state of streaming content.
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Lots of apps have camera functionality. It normally takes a couple of steps to use it though. M.G. Siegler is fed up with it and wants a solution. What I really want in a mobile OS is the ability to fire up the camera, take a picture, and launch apps and/or services from...
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Andrew was inspired by Reddit’s TLDR bot to create his own shortcut to summarize articles and save them for later.
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In some places on Reddit, there is an AutoTLDR bot that will summarize articles and post it in the comments. This inspired me to create an AutoTLDR shortcut, because there is no way to use the bot manually. It uses the website SMMRY, and requires you to create a free account ...
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is currently on sale for US$4.99, down from its regular price of US$9.99. 4000 years before the Galactic Empire, you must lead a party of heroes and villains in an epic struggle to save the galaxy. Will you maste4000 years before the...
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Netflix declared that it was introducing new high-quality audio by using adaptive streaming and promised users a “studio quality” experience.
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An Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP) breaks down the MacBook keyboard problem on Reddit, saying Apple’s dust explanation is BS.
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The next version of macOS will include more UIKit (iOS) apps. Rumored to be among them is Apple’s Shortcuts app. So what happens to Automator, AppleScript, and AppleEvents? So what happens when iOS apps comes to the Mac this fall? It seems impossible that Apple will allow...
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The Great Firewall of China is well established, but Russia is set to take an equally censorious approach. A new law that will come into force on November 1 gives the country a “sovereign internet.” It could isolate Russia from the rest of the web, the Financial Times...
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Tech firms are increasingly focussed on being eco-friendly and reducing their contribution to climate change. Tim Cook has made it a key value of Apple’s. Wired looked at the progress that Apple and other tech firms are making in the fight against climate change,...
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Bryan Chaffin is joined by guest cohost Kelly Guimont to discuss App Camp for Girls, women in tech in both the past and present, and more. They also look at Samsung’s folding problems, and what it means to be writing about Apple today.
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Wednesday May 1, 2019. 11:52 PM
Speaking at Facebook’s F8 developer conference Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg laid out his company’s new privacy-focussed approached. Mike Isaac looked at the announcements and spoke to the CEO himself for the New York Times. Mr. Zuckerberg is working to integrate and encrypt...
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Speaking at Facebook’s F8 developer conference Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg laid out his company’s new privacy-focussed approached. Mike Isaac looked at the announcements and spoke to the CEO himself for the New York Times. Mr. Zuckerberg is working to integrate and encrypt...
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David Price at Macworld UK writes: We round up all the clues and rumours related to the HomePod 2: its release date, price & tech specs. Find out if Apple could be launching a cheaper HomePod mini. Author Price notes: … Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis believes Apple will...
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The 2019 iMac came nine months after the Coffee Lake Macbook Pros of July 2018. Why that happened is becoming much more clear.
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Apple is no stranger to patent and legal tussles. However, one currently happening in Germany is a bit out of the ordinary. It thinks a German bike path’s logo is too similar, AppleInsider reported. The logo for the “Apfelroute” — Apple Route — was registered with the...
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