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Tuesday May 28, 2019. 06:19 PM
There were 89,271 data breach notifications in the first year of GDPR being in place, with fines issued totaling €56 million.
Apple released a new iPod touch powered by the A10 Fusion chip and with improved performance for games, AR experiences, and Group FaceTime.
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei said he would oppose being Apple being blacklisted in his home country of China, saying the firm was his “teacher.”
The Independent recently published an interview with Craig Federighi, talking about privacy and Apple chips. Those chips are here to see whether they can withstand whatever assault anyone might try on them when they make their way out into the world. If they succeed here,...
Monday May 27, 2019. 01:30 PM
Ever get a beachball in Messages on your Mac? Want to re-arrange your CarPlay icons? Need an easy way to find files on your Mac, but the Finder’s not cutting it? These are just a few of the ways John and Dave start Mac Geek Gab this week, and then it’s time to dive into the...
In honor of Memorial Day, a U.S. holiday, the staff of The Mac Observer will be taking the day off. We will resume our regular coverage of the Apple Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch world on Tuesday, May 28th, as we lead up to Apple’s 2019 Worldwide Developer Conference.
Saturday May 25, 2019. 03:15 AM
Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Update: Added a paying faucet and tested all faucets. – Bryan]
Friday May 24, 2019. 11:25 PM
Bryan Chaffin and guest John Kheit start this week’s show off with an immediate siderail about The Curse of Oak Island and Cooper’s Treasure, because that’s what they do. The real topics, however, include what Apple’s MacBook Pro announcement might mean for Mac hardware at...
Apple is not in the commercial robot business. Yet. Should it be? John sorts out the issues.
We have a deal on the SCOUT Wireless 5,000mAh Portable Charger, a Qi charger that also has three different built-in charging cables, all in a compact form factor. Those cables include USB-C, USB-A (regular USB), and a Lightning cable. That means you can use it on your new...
Lisa Hamilton and Bob “Dr Mac” LeVitus join host Kelly Guimont to talk about Apple Setup Calls for new products, and Bob’s Cricut adventures.
Although Dr. Mac was initially attracted to Cricut Maker for its ability to cut wood, he didn’t fall in love with it until he’d used it to create dozens of interesting, fun, and useful projects.
Apple dropped iOS 12.3.1 today with bug fixes for VoLTE and the Messages app.
Game subscription service GameClub is set to launch at a similar time to Apple Arcade, putting the two in direct competition. GameClub is though going to focus on bundling old games, reported FastCompany. GameClub, a startup with $2.5 million in seed funding, plans to launch ...
In the June issue of MacFormat magazine we find out how to personalize Siri and Search by changing certain settings. It’s on page 52 (it’s a PDF). Siri takes repetition, the time of day and your location into account for its suggestions. As well as the Lock screen,...
The trailer for season seven of Orange Is The New Black is up on YouTube. Breaking down the fourth wall, it features all the inmates backstage, preparing to shoot, singing the now-famous theme song. Season seven will be the final season of the show. It will be available on...
Video calling app Google Duo has been updated to have group calling for up to eight people and a video messaging feature.
iFixit has completed its 2019 MacBook Pro teardown, revealing tweaks to the butterfly keyboard. Ultimately it received a low score.
Snap is seeking rights to the music catalogs of Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and more to let users add music to Snapchat.
Artpaper is a neat Mac app that gives you high quality art wallpapers. You’ll get a new wallpaper every day, or you can change the interval yourself, like getting a new wallpaper every day, week, 2 weeks, or month. It supports multiple displays so you can have a different...
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