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Friday April 16, 2021. 06:30 PM
If the batteries in your first- or second-generation AirPods are suffering from massively reduced battery life, you don’t have to pay full price for a new set (and throw away the old ones). For half the cost, Podswap will exchange your expired ones for a set of...
Has it really been a year since we marked our 30th anniversary? It was hard to stay positive in 2020, but just as science and technology have given the world a way out of the pandemic, we’re going to focus more on the positive ways Apple-related technology can improve our...
Stephen Hackett of 512 Pixels has gathered together sound clips of the chimes of death played by various classic Mac models when they couldn’t boot. They’re fascinating, but if you experienced these a lot back in the day, beware of flashbacks!Read original article
Thursday April 15, 2021. 11:41 PM
Apple Fitness+ is getting new workouts for beginners, older adults, and pregnant women, as well as a new trainer and an Earth Day-themed episode of Time to Walk with Jane Fonda.Read original article
Wednesday April 14, 2021. 11:29 PM
T-Mobile has furthered its reputation as the most competitive of the big three cellular companies in the United States by rolling out an unlimited usage broadband service that relies on the company’s 4G and 5G networks.
Tuesday April 13, 2021. 10:06 PM
Apple has scheduled what is almost certainly a product introduction event for next week. Will we see new iPad Pro models, new M-series Macs, AirTags, or a better mousetrap?
Monday April 12, 2021. 07:46 PM
Lauren Goode canceled her wedding in 2019 but is still being reminded of it by online algorithms. This seemingly modern-day problem was somewhat foreseeable, but it’s also not entirely new.Read original article
Some people with Apple Watch Series 3 models are having trouble installing watchOS 7 updates because they don’t have enough space available. Here are two ways to free up enough space to install the watchOS updates.
Saturday April 10, 2021. 07:07 PM
Rosetta 2 for Apple silicon Macs is the latest in a line of emulators and virtual machines that Apple has released to provide continuity across hardware and operating system transitions. What’s next to come? A full Intel chip emulator for Apple’s M-series ARM chips?...
Prices for SSDs and Thunderbolt 3 enclosures have plummeted, so Glenn Fleishman finally bit the bullet to upgrade the storage for his lagging 2017 iMac. Doing so probably extended the useful lifespan of his iMac by years.
Thursday April 8, 2021. 07:21 PM
Improves handling of 'quota exceeded' errors when syncing with Google for both apps. ($49.99 new for each, free update, 32.6/20.6 MB, macOS 10.12+)
Maintenance update with improvements and bug fixes for the recently upgraded image editing app. ($39.99 new, free update, 19.2 MB, macOS 10.14+)
Adds a marooned attachment manager to the reference management tool. ($59.99 new, free update, 96.2 MB, macOS 10.13+)
Adds video tooltips that appear when you hover over a tool in the Tools sidebar. ($39.99 new, free update, 273.6 MB, macOS 10.14.4+)
Apple has officially opened up Find My to third-party devices, including Vanmoof e-bikes, Belkin earbuds, and Chipolo item trackers. Could this presage the long-rumored release of Apple’s AirTags?
Monday April 5, 2021. 09:08 PM
In one of his most substantial interviews in years, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with veteran tech journalist Kara Swisher to discuss everything Apple.Read original article
A 2019 data breach exposed the personal information of 533 million Facebook users. Here are a couple of tools you can use to see if you’ve been compromised.Read original article
The Apple Arcade subscription game service is struggling to catch on, so Apple is adding a slew of classic board games and App Store hits to lure in subscribers.Read original article
Do you find it tiring to spend a lot of time on video calls? You’re not alone—pretty much everyone does. A Stanford University researcher has now figured out exactly why… and what you can do about it.
Sunday April 4, 2021. 11:28 PM
Adds support for new cameras as well as lossy compressed CR3 and RAF files. ($89 new, free update, 18.8 MB, macOS 10.12.6+)
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