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Tuesday June 25, 2019. 10:09 PM
Dark patterns is a phrase used to refer to design practices companies use to manipulate you. The DETOUR Act wants to change that.
Randy Krum created an infographic to visualize Apple product release patterns since 2007. He updated it for this year. This year I further broke apart all of the individual product lines so you can see their separate release patterns, or lack of any discernible pattern. Some ...
Apple released iWork 5.1 versions for Numbers, Keynote, and Pages for iOS. It includes text styles, face detection, an enhanced 128-bit calculation engine, and more.
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a new approach to fighting robocalls and Spotify’s complaint against Apple.
Security researchers have discovered a piece of Mac malware called OSX/Linker that can exploit a zero day vulnerability in macOS GateKeeper.
If you have ever wondered whether or not you’re in the right in a given situation Reddit has the answer. Wired outlined how users on the Am I the Asshole subreddit will pass judgment on any issue. People go to r/AmItheAsshole for one thing: judgment. They submit scenarios...
Well thought-of advertising exec Nick Law is joining Apple, according to AdAge. He will join from Publicis Groupe in September. It is not known what role he will take at Apple Following yesterday’s Ad Age report that Publicis Groupe Chief Creative Officer Nick Law would...
Apple claims that Spotify only paid the so call ‘app tax’ on 0.5% of its paid subscribers, and has no paid any commission for three years.
A new patent, discovered by 9to5Mac, suggested a way the Apple Watch could be used as a camera. It proposes a flexible section in the band. The section could also be adapted and used for FaceTime. Apple’s proposed solution is to integrate the camera into part of the band, ...
Apple is being sued by a firm that claims a faulty iPad battery caused a fire in New Jersey apartment that resulted in a man dying.
Apple Books didn’t see many improvements with iOS 13, but there is a major feature that was added: Apple Books reading goals.
Most robocall blocker apps try to determine phone numbers used by spammers, but telemarketers and spammers don’t always use the same numbers, or they figure out devious ways to spoof caller id to get around being blocked. Firewall is a call blocking app that works the...
Today Kenu announces its first ever powerbank product, BingeBank. BingeBank is a new all-in-one wireless charging powerbank, complete with an innovative nanosuction phone stand. The perfect accessory for binge watching on-the-go, it securely holds your Qi-enabled phone at...
We have a deal on a tutorial for SwiftUI, Apple’s newest programming toolkit for developers. Access 37 lectures and 4 hours of content, learn how to create stunning user interfaces across all Apple platforms with Swift 5, explore APIs, data, and SwiftUI, and learn about...
Two years ago the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library partnered with free video streaming service Kanopy to give free access to patrons. But they are ending the partnerships on July 1. Ultimately, this came down to a decision by the libraries, and where to...
Amazon Prime Day 2019 will be a 48-hour long affair, taking place on July 15th and 16th, but some offers are already available.
Monday June 24, 2019. 10:53 PM
Brand new device Raspberry Pi 4 is now available for US$35, offering USB-C for power, two micro HDMI ports, gigabit ethernet, and more. At first glance, the Raspberry Pi 4 board looks very similar to our previous $35 products, all the way back to 2014’s Raspberry Pi 1B+....
AT&T is being sued in California over its US$1.99/month administrative fee that it doesn’t disclose in its advertised rates.
Devices that use sound in an attempt to repel mosquitos don’t work, and mosquito repellant apps that use your phone speaker don’t work either. It’s all wishful thinking. There is no evidence sound emitting devices can stop mosquitoes biting. A review of field testing...
Apple’s Indoor Survey app helps businesses add Apple’s Indoor Positioning in their stores. It’s been recently updated and redesigned.
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