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Tuesday June 26, 2018. 05:05 PM
Apple released iOS 11.4.1 developer beta 4 and public beta 4 for iPhone and iPad on Monday, just a week after beta 3.
Google Maps has a neat feature that’ll let you see back in time for a particular location—so if you want to look at the 2008 Street View of a place, say, you might be able to do just that. We’ll tell you how!
Apple launched its Schoolwork app for teachers on Tuesday as part of its ongoing commitment to education.
Announced late on Monday afternoon, the Tim Cook interview will be conducted by Allan Murray, president of Fortune.
Check out this amazing video from Vanderbilt University about their new prosthetic ankle (via TechCrunch). Vanderbilt calls it smart, not because it’s connected, but because it adjusts on the fly, making it much easier to navigate uneven and rough terrain. According to the sc...
The iOS 12 public beta is live, and you can download it over at Apple’s website. Of course, there are certain things to keep in mind and do beforehand.
Longocase is back on Indiegogo with a new iteration of its Sketchbook case for iPad Pro. I covered the first one and used that first version of the case extensively, and it’s a great case for Apple Pencil artists. The new version on Indiegogo is an update for Apple’s newest...
In September 2016, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta space probe crashed into comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Here’s a video from the spacecraft’s camera as it approaches. It shows the comet’s surface up close as Rosetta plunges in. (Courtesy Digg.) It’s very cool.
There’s an app called SongShift that lets you transfer Apple Music playlists to other services. Supported services include Apple Music, Deezer, Discogs, HypeMachine, LastFM, Napster, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal, and YouTube. You can “shift” complete playlists from one streaming...
The trade group organizing the meeting includes Apple, Google, Amazon, Adobe, Ebay, Facebook, HP, Twitter, Salesforce, IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Dropbox, and many others, though it’s not clear how high up the org chart this meet-up will go.
Monday June 25, 2018. 11:53 PM
Steven Brust is a popular science fiction author with 31 novels to his credit. He’s known for the Vlad Taltos series as well as the Khaavren romances. He’s also a musician: drummer, guitarist and banjo player, and he has a solo record out, A Rose For Iconoclastes. Like many...
Drew McCormack took to Medium to write a post on trying to understand Apple’s perspective when it comes to free app trials. Developers aren’t happy about the move, because some argue that the changes to In-App Purchase guidelines aren’t true free trials. So why does Apple…not...
Apple is deprecating OpenGL and OpenCL in macOS Mojave. That makes Mac game developers nervous for the future of Mac gaming.
Today Apple launched a dedication section in Apple News for the 2018 midterm elections. It’s aimed at casual readers and critics alike.
Over on GitHub there is a curated list of ARKit projects and resources called Awesome ARKit. ARKit is Apple’s technology to enable augmented reality experiences for Apple devices. In this list you’ll find apps, tutorials, projects, and resources. Some of the tutorials...
Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive are facing a lawsuit from Bethesda Softworks over allegations that the Westworld Mobile game is a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at the potential problems artificial intelligence systems could pose, plus they look at video game addiction.
We have a deal on a lifetime subscription to Mondly, the language-learning platform. Mondly uses speech recognition and only gives positive feedback if you speak clearly and correctly. You can choose 5 of 33 languages to learn in your own native tongue. A lifetime...
A report says you can bypass the iPhone’s passcode attempt limit by connecting the device to a computer and sending the passcodes from there instead of the device’s on-screen keyboard, but it’s wrong.
Apple added a new section on Monday to its News app for the iPhone and iPad dedicated to 2018 midterm election coverage.
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