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Apple CEO Tim Cook to talk Parler removal, free speech on Fox News

Apple CEO Tim Cook with sit down with Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace on Jan. 17 to discuss content moderation, free speech, and the company's removal of Parler from the App Store. Credit: Fox News Fox News announced the interview with a pair of teaser clips released on Friday. In one ...

Apple Developing Podcast Subscription Service to Better Compete With Spotify

Apple is considering launching a new subscription service that would be focused on podcasts, according to unnamed sources that spoke to The Information. The service would charge people to listen to podcasts. By creating a paid podcasting service, Apple could potentially lure podcast creators ...

'Touch Bar' Trending on Twitter Following Rumors It'll Be Removed on 2021 MacBook Pro

First introduced in 2016, the controversial Touch Bar may be on its way out this year, with reputable Apple sources Ming-Chi Kuo and Mark Gurman indicating that Apple plans to remove the feature on new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models in 2021. In a research note with TF International ...

Epic Games files competition lawsuit against Google in the UK over Fortnite's ejection from Play Store

Apple considering premium podcast service to compete with Amazon, Spotify

Apple is reportedly mulling the release of a paid podcast subscription service, in an attempt to generate more revenue, and lure creators away from rivals like Spotify and Amazon. Credit: Apple Although details on the potential service are scarce, The Information reports that Apple ...

Apple TV+ show 'For All Mankind' gets new extended season 2 trailer

Hit Apple TV+ show "For All Mankind" returns with some cast favorites and newcomers as viewers re-enter this alternate history drama set in 1983. 'For All Mankind' Season two arrives February 19 Season one of "For All Mankind" was one of Apple's first big hits on Apple TV+ and set the bar ...

20 years of Drupal: Founder Dries Buytaert on API first, the end of breaking compatibility, and JavaScript bloat

Apple Said to Be Working on Lower-Priced External Monitor to Succeed Thunderbolt Display

Apple has started early development of a lower-priced external monitor that would be sold alongside its high-end Pro Display XDR, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The display would be a consumer-oriented successor to Apple's previous Thunderbolt Display, introduced in 2011 for $999 and ...

Apple highlights students shooting movies with iPhone in new video

The latest "Shot on iPhone" campaign highlights techniques used by student filmmakers in a new video. Apple highlights students shooting movies with iPhone 12 Pro The behind the scenes video shows off four films being made using the unique aspects of iPhone, like its small size and vertical ...

Apple extends existing Apple TV+ free trials for a second time

The one-year free trial of Apple TV+ has been extended again, this time from February to July. Apple TV+ free trials extended again Apple TV+ launched on Nov. 1, 2019, which means that those who were there for day one of the free trial would have started paying in November 2020. Apple then ...

Apple Extends Free Apple TV+ Trials Until July

Apple is once again planning to extend its free Apple TV+ trial subscriptions, this time until July. When ‌Apple TV+‌ launched in November 2019, Apple offered free ‌Apple TV+‌ subscriptions to those who purchased a new Apple device in or after September 2019. Those free subscriptions ...

Apple Working on Two New Mac Pro Desktops, One of Which Will Be Reminiscent of Power Mac G4 Cube

Apple is developing two versions of the Mac Pro to succeed the ‌Mac Pro‌ that was first released in December 2019, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The first updated ‌Mac Pro‌ is a direct successor to the current ‌Mac Pro‌ and it will use the same design. It may also ...

NASA pulls the plug on InSight's mole after Martian surface bests boffins

Signal boost: Secure chat app is wobbly at the moment. Not surprising after gaining 30m+ users in a week, though

Apple Loses Appeal in VirnetX Dispute, Could Owe Over $1.1 Billion

Apple has not been successful in reducing the amount of money that it owes VirnetX in patent infringement fees, with the Cupertino company today losing an appeal that would have vacated or reduced a $502.8 million award. According to Reuters, a federal judge today denied Apple's request for ...

M1 Macs: Should you upgrade?

Should you (or your IT department) upgrade your MacBook to a new M1 Mac? Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet Beauchampe to discuss their experiences with the first generation M1 MacBook Pro. They discuss the issues with having few USB-C ...

Apple now blocking new installs of sideloaded iOS apps on M1 Macs

Apple has enabled server-side protections against sideloading iPhone and iPad apps onto M1-based Macs, though previously installed apps will continue to function. M1-based Macs can no longer run sideloaded iOS apps Developers can choose to prevent their iOS or iPadOS apps from being ...

Xiaomi hit by US sanctions: Can't list on stock exchanges and investors can't invest

Judge denies new Apple & VirnetX trial, Apple will likely owe more than $1B

As Apple's legal battle with VirnetX over FaceTime patent infringement nears an end, Apple may find itself owing the Nevada-based security company over $1 billion in interest and royalties. In a ruling published on Friday, Judge Robert W. Schroeder III rejected several of Apple's requests, ...

January Week 2

Get up to speed on stuff that affects you as a developer by reading about the news and books written by programmers, for programmers. In this week featured articles, Mike James explains how parameters make Python functions easier to use and Harry Fairhead looks at why computer memory can ...

iPhone 13 rumors: An "S"-type upgrade for 2021

The iPhone 12 hasn’t been on the market very long, and there are already rumblings about the next iPhone. We’ll compile the most notable reports in this article, but remember to view these with a bit of skepticism. Regardless of how reliable a source is, Apple can always decide to change ...

Apple adds 'Privacy' collection to iOS Tips app

Apple this week expanded the first-party iOS Tips app to include a section covering hardware, software, and account privacy. The new Privacy collection consists of nine tips covering Sign in with Apple, Safari passwords, system-wide password security, camera and mic usage indicators, ...

Upcoming 16-Inch and 14-Inch MacBook Pros: Everything We Know

Apple introduced a new M1 MacBook Pro in November of 2020, but the new model didn't include any design changes. That's going to change in 2021, with rumors suggesting Apple has a major MacBook Pro design refresh in the works. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The ...

Second season of Apple TV+'s 'Ted Lasso' starts production

Production has commenced on the second season of the popular sports-comedy series "Ted Lasso," which could start airing on Apple TV by summer 2021. A second and third season of "Ted Lasso" has been confirmed to be on the way, with Apple ordering more seasons at the time the show became ...

Hollywood drone pilot admits he crashed gizmo into cop chopper, triggering emergency landing

Bumble warns Apple privacy push could hurt business in IPO filing

The dating app Bumble used its IPO filing on Friday to warn investors Apple's ongoing efforts to improve user privacy may hurt its bottom line in the long run. On Friday, Bumble filed its IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which reveals Bumble's plans ahead of selling ...

DOJ keeps 80-year-old music licensing rules affecting Apple Music intact

The Department of Justice has chosen to keep 80-year-old consent decrees relating to music licensing rules intact, a decision that keeps the way Apple Music secures licenses for songs and tracks the same without any major legal changes. The examination of whether consent decrees from 1941 ...

Top Stories: MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and iPhone Rumors, Best of CES 2021

This week was sure a busy one in the Apple world, with a flurry of announcements out of CES early in the week followed by a rash of Mac- and iPhone-related rumors later in the week. The new rumors this week included details on updated MacBook Pro, iMac, and Mac Pro models, as well as a few ...

Images of Unreleased iPhone 5s in Black and Slate Shared Online

Twitter user @DongleBookPro has today shared images of a prototype iPhone 5s in an unreleased Black and Slate color. The ‌iPhone‌ 5s was launched in September 2013. The device featured Touch ID, a 64-bit processor, and a True Tone LED flash for the first time. Other new features included ...

Apple Extends 13-Inch MacBook Pro Backlight Repair Program

Apple this week extended its worldwide 13-inch MacBook Pro Display Backlight Service Program, authorizing coverage for eligible notebooks for up to five years after the original purchase date or up to three years after the start date of the program, whichever is longer. The previous cutoff was ...

Apple extends 13-inch MacBook Pro service program to fix 'stage light' issue

Apple has updated its repair program for the 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro to fix the so-called "stage light" problem, increasing the eligibility from four years to five years after the first retail sale of the unit. Apple launched its 13-inch MacBook Pro Display Backlight Service Program in May ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses social reform initiative and Parler in interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the social responsibility of tech platforms and the potential return of Parler in a new interview. Apple CEO Tim Cook on Fox News Sunday The ongoing battle between platform owners and hate speech rolls on, with Apple continuing to be deeply involved after ...

Apple sued for not removing Telegram from App Store over violent content and hate groups

Apple is being sued by the Coalition for a Safer Web for failing to remove access to Telegram while still blocking Parler, and also alleging it is being used by hate groups and extremists to attack the Capitol. Filed on Sunday at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District ...

Apple's MagSafe Charger for iPhone 12 is on sale at Amazon right now

Those putting off picking up a MagSafe Charger for the latest iPhone can now save 8% on the popular accessory, with units in stock at Amazon. *MagSafe Charger on sale* It's rare to see a discount on the MagSafe Charger that debuted in Late 2020, but Amazon is currently knocking 8% off the ...

Colorization Of Early Films Good or Bad?

Here's another example of the use of AI for colorizing and breathing new life into photos, or rather in this case early film footage. This one goes an extra step - adding sound effects. While the results are impressive they are also controversial. Does this treatment bring the past alive for ...

FBI investigates iPhone data over Capitol attack and school iPad recoveries in the Apple Crime Blotter

The FBI collects location data as evidence for the Capitol attack investigation, an arrest over an iPhone viral video, an armed robbery of a Boost Mobile store, and more in this week's Apple Crime Blotter. The latest in an occasional AppleInsider series, looking at news from the world ...

Prototype iPhone 5s shown in black and slate gray colors

A prototype of the iPhone 5s has surfaced with an unusual slate grey backing, a darker color scheme that may have been used to disguise the iPhone model ahead of its launch. Unveiled by Apple in September 2013 and accompanied by the iPhone 5c, the iPhone 5s was offered to the public in a ...

Fitness+ Subscribers Now Have Nearly 300 Workouts to Choose From

Apple on Monday added over two dozen new video workout sessions to Fitness+, continuing a recent trend of building out the catalog of its fledgling subscription service on a weekly basis. Fitness+ launched in December 14, 2020, and is designed to help Apple Watch owners keep fit through ...

Bug in macOS Fast User Switching logs out M1 Mac users

An unknown number of Apple Silicon users who have two or more accounts on their M1 Mac are seeing their screensaver spontaneously start and them being logged out. Apple Silicon Apple's Fast User Switching — introduced in 2003's OS X Panther, and a convenient security feature — ...

Hallowed Buqtraq infosec list killed then resurrected over the weekend: We heard your feedback, says Accenture

Back to the office with you: 'Perhaps 5 days is too much family time' – Workday CEO

Some M1 Macs Blighted By Fast User Switching Screensaver Bug

A growing number of user reports online suggest some of Apple's M1 Mac models are susceptible to a Fast User Switching bug that spontaneously activates the screensaver and leaves the user unable to dismiss it. In macOS Big Sur, Fast User Switching allows users to quickly switch between user ...

The hour grows late, the enemy are at the gates... but could Intel's exiled heir apparent ride to the rescue?

Here's where Apple Stores have reopened and closed again around the world

Apple's retail operations continue to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Here's where Apple Stores have opened, as well as where they are closed, updated on January 15 with seven store closures across Georgia, Texas, and Washington DC. Apple Michigan Avenue Apple is opening its retail ...

US gov sets up the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office at the last minute before Trump's presidency ends

Will 2021 be the year Apple’s U1 chip goes wide?

Apple's no stranger to introducing and popularizing new technologies. The original iMac wasn't the first to use USB, but it drove adoption of the standard. Multitouch displays existed before the iPhone, but it was the first real commercial product offering it. Sometimes those technologies take ...

Heir today, in the slammer tomorrow: Samsung head honcho Lee Jae-Yong back in jail on bribery charges

Apple honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with homepage redesign

Apple has replaced its regular homepage with a tribute to civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Apple devotes its homepage to honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr For one day only, Apple has replaced all of its usual product promotions and images, with a single photo of Dr. Martin ...

What Apple operating systems work with iCloud Tabs across devices?

One of the many elements you can sync across devices with iCloud are the tabs in Safari browsers. With Settings > account name > iCloud > Safari checked in iOS/iPadOS, Safari checked in the iCloud preference pane in macOS 10.14 Mojave and earlier, or Safari checked in the iCloud view of the ...

Apple features iPad project led by Las Vegas teacher Mike Lang

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Apple has highlighted a Las Vegas technology teacher who uses the iPad to teach students how to craft their own stories. Credit: Apple Apple on Monday published a feature story of the project, which was headed up by elementary school teacher Mike Lang. Lang ...

How to type emoji on Mac

If you've ever wanted an easy way to add an emoji to a message, email, or comment section, here's how to type emoji in nearly any text field from your Mac — no Touch Bar required. Emojis have become a part of everyday language, and for many of us, they help us communicate our thoughts and ...

Foxconn gets green light for $270M factory in Vietnam

Foxconn is set to build a new factory to produce tablets and computers in Vietnam, which could be part of Apple's plan to widen its iPad and MacBook production lines outside of China. Set to be located in the northern province of Bac Giang, the government said it is expected the facility ...

How can you flip your software delivery ops from own goals to meaningful goals?

Apple Supplier Foxconn to Build $270 Million Plant in Vietnam, Likely for MacBook and iPad

Apple supplier Foxconn has been granted a license to construct a new $270 million plant in Vietnam, likely to manufacture MacBooks and iPads (via Reuters). The new plant, to be developed by Fukang Technology, will be located in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Giang. Upon completion, ...

Euro cloud slingers fight for niches on their own doorstep as AWS, Microsoft and Google inhale market share

Steve Jobs will be memorialized in the National Garden of American Heroes

Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs will be memorialized in a National Garden of American Heroes, with a statue of the visionary set to join hundreds of others in the park once it is constructed. The order, issued on Monday, is a revision to an earlier order to establish a statuary ...

Debut firing of NASA's Space Launch System core stage cut short following 'Major Component Failure'

Deals: M1 MacBook Pro 13-inch $150 off, plus $60 off AppleCare

The latest markdown on Apple's M1 MacBook Pro features a triple-digit discount on the 512GB model, with units in stock at leading retailers. *M1 MacBook Pro price wars* Every configuration is marked down in the AppleInsider M1 MacBook Pro Price Guide, with the latest price drop valid ...

Bye bye, said Trump admin to Huawei: You give a cheque-ie to our techies, but there's no licence to ply

How to use Messages to share your screen in macOS

If you need to quickly offer help to another Mac user you know, there's no quicker way to remotely provide assistance than via Apple's own Messages. Here's how to take control of another person's Mac on their behalf, and how to allow others to do the same to your desktop. The perils ...

How to delete all photos from iPhone

Whether you are switching photo services or just want to start over, this is how to delete all photos from your iPhone. How to easily delete all photos from your iPhone Your iPhone treats the Photos app as a catch-all for all saved media and it can get unwieldy fast. Maybe you've saved ...

Google Maps Gains Enhanced Street-Level Detail in Four Major Cities

Google Maps has quietly been updated to include significantly more detailed street-level information in a handful of key cities around the world. Upon zooming in, Google's maps for Central London, Tokyo, San Francisco, and New York now benefit from shapes and widths that match the scale ...

Police drone plunged 70ft into pond after operator mashed pop-up that was actually the emergency cut-out button

Apple partners with The King Center on 'Challenge for Change' educational initiative

Apple on Monday partnered with The King Center to launch a second installment of "Challenge for Change," an educational series that urges youth to participate in community service programs. Announced through an Apple Education livestream, the latest challenge coincides with Martin Luther ...

BT got £106m from £46m contract then won £20m extension on service that overcharged public by £39m

VLC Media Player for macOS Updated With Native M1 Support

Popular media player VLC for macOS was today updated to version 3.0.12, bringing native support for Apple silicon Macs, including Apple's latest M1-equipped MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models. VLC 3's capabilities include automatic hardware decoding for 4K and 8K playback, ...

Jacob Ziv Awarded IEEE Medal of Honor For Data Compression

This year's IEEE Medal of Honor has been awarded to Jacob Ziv, who, with  Abraham Lempel, created two lossless compression methods (LZ-77 and LZ-78) which are the basis of a wide range of compressed file types including ZIP and GIF/PNG files. Read more...

Apple TV+ Show 'Ted Lasso' Nominated for Three Critics Choice Awards

Apple TV+ show "Ted Lasso" has been nominated for three Critics Choice Awards including best comedy series, best actor in a comedy series, and best supporting actress in a comedy series (via Deadline). "Ted Lasso" follows an American college football coach as he is recruited to save ...

Apple Car US production reportedly assigned to Hyundai subsidiary Kia

The long-rumored "Apple Car" could be produced in the United States by Kia, a report claims, with Hyundai said to be assigning manufacturing duties to its subsidiary. Reports in early 2021 hinted that Apple and Hyundai were in talks to produce the "Apple Car," the first commercial ...

HDFury 4K Arcana review: This magic box fixes a crucial shortcoming of pre-2019 TVs

The HDFury Arcana unlocks the Sonos Arc's full potential on non-eARC TVs for $199.

Barbs exchanged over Linux for M1 Silicon ... lest Apple's lawyers lie in wait

What to expect from Apple's Q1 2021 earnings on Jan. 27

On January 27, Apple will disclose the results of its critical first fiscal quarter for 2021, that spans the 2020 holiday season. Here's what factors impact this quarter, which is expected to be a record-breaking one. The first financial results of the year is always Apple's biggest in terms ...

Apple AR headset games could use Face ID to properly identify & outfit players

Patents surrounding Apple AR and VR efforts now include one that focuses on how computer-generated reality allows players to change their appearance — and what happens when the hardware owner doesn't want them to. Future Apple Games will allow users to exclude or include people, as well ...

Samsung tones down sticky stuff in the Galaxy S21 series, simplifying repairs massively

Surprise results: iPhones are still selling well

What if they threw a production cut rumor party and no one came? Late last year (Remember 2020? It was in all the papers.), the Macalope speculated that the annual rumors of iPhone production cuts were just around the corner. But a funny thing happened on the way to the colosseum where they ...

Apple working on tech to hide the iPad & iPhone antenna gap

Future iPhones and cellular iPads may have new technology to hide the antenna gap in the case, ranging from strategic use of different materials, to something as simple as a thin dye layer mimicking the case material. The iPad has a section cut out of the enclosure construction for cellular ...

Looking for something on which to spend all that bonus Bitcoin? How about The Hoff's very own KITT?

Apple Car Production Again Linked to Kia Motor's US Plant in Georgia

Hyundai intends to transition the company's Apple Car involvement to its Kia brand as part of an internal arrangement that could see production move to the U.S., according to a new report today. On Sunday, Korea IT News reported that Apple and Hyundai are seeking a partnership agreement for ...

New Apple Podcasts Spotlight Feature Highlights Rising Podcast Creators

Apple today announced the launch of Apple Podcasts Spotlight, a new monthly editorial feature that's designed to celebrate rising podcast creators. The first Podcasts Spotlight creator is Chelsea Devantez, who hosts Celebrity Book Club. In the weekly podcast, Chelsea is joined by co-hosts like ...

Sideloading iPad & iPhone apps is back on Apple Silicon Macs, but probably not for long

Owners of M1-equipped Macs are once again able to sideload iPhone and iPad apps, with Apple lifting server-side blocks preventing such activity for reasons unknown. On Friday, Apple enabled server-side protections that stopped users from sideloading iOSand iPadOS apps, a process that allowed ...

How to check your warranty on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

If you need a repair for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, it is best to find out if a warranty covers you before seeking a fix. Here's how to find out if your devices are still covered. Occasionally, owners of Apple's products encounter a problem that needs fixing. Be it a sticking key on a ...

How to take SIM card out of iPhone

The SIM card in your iPhone is crucial to your making calls, but it's also small enough to lose, and easy enough to put in the wrong way. Here's how to successfully remove a SIM card, and put one back. Removing a SIM card from an iPhone 12 Pro At least when SIM cards first came out, they ...

Microsoft claims to have 200 million education users as it pushes new hardware and updated Classroom Pen

Apple Podcasts Spotlight launches to promote must-listen shows

Apple has launched a new initiative to promote worthy podcasts, with Apple Podcasts Spotlight seeing editors select one podcast to feature for the entire month. The Apple Podcasts Spotlight has Apple's Podcast editors deciding a specific show to promote, with the selection rotating on a ...

Apple's 'Shot on iPhone 12' shows off users' portraits, cityscapes, and night sky

The latest in Apple's series of "Shot on iPhone" promotion concentrates on the iPhone 12 range, and on a variety of situations from cityscapes to nighttime shots, along with portrait photography. Apple's "Shot on iPhone" promotion "Photographers around the world are using iPhone 12, iPhone ...

15 Valentine's Day gift ideas Apple fans will adore

AppleInsider's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide is here and it's packed with goodies your Apple-loving sweetheart will love. We offer Valentine's Day gift ideas for the Apple fan in your life Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. If your partner is an Apple fan, maybe you're looking for the ...

Openreach out: UK union asks all of its members to back disgruntled cable engineers

AirPods Max 'devastatingly overengineered' but repairable, demonstrates teardown

Repair specialists at iFixit have completed a teardown of AirPods Max, demonstrating Apple's "obsessive craftsmanship" that makes other offerings look "like toys, by comparison." Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider For example, the headband portion of the AirPods Max appears to be easily ...

Brave bets on the decentralized web with IPFS browser support for a more peer-to-peer approach

How to delete contacts on iPhone or Mac

Over time, your list of contacts may grow seemingly too big to handle. Here's how to cut it down to size by deleting some of your contacts. The ability to store contact details in an iPhone or other devices is an often-used feature that many people take for granted. Collecting phone numbers, ...

FireEye publishes details of SolarWinds hacking techniques, gives out free tool to detect signs of intrusion

Warner Bros exec JP Richards named Apple TV+ head of marketing strategy

Apple has appointed current Warner Bros executive JP Richards the head of film marketing strategy for Apple TV+ as part of its original content strategy. Credit: Warner Bros The executive will report to Apple video marketing chief Chris Van Amburg when he officially starts at Apple ...

Facebook tells Portuguese court that a biz called Oink And Stuff makes profile-harvesting browser extensions

Microsoft partners with GM subsidiary Cruise on self-driving cars

GM and Cruise are now working with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles, with the Windows company providing cloud computing resources to assist in the potentially lucrative project. Cruise and majority shareholder GM confirmed the partnership with Microsoft on Tuesday, described ...

Hallowed Bugtraq infosec list killed then resurrected over the weekend: We heard your feedback, says Accenture

Engineers blame 'intentionally conservative' test parameters for premature end to Space Launch System hotfire

Apple denied COVID app to secure contact tracing monopoly, lawsuit claims

Apple has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that it rejected a coronavirus contact tracing app to maintain a monopoly in COVID-19 exposure notification. Credit: Apple The lawsuit, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the New Hampshire District on Tuesday, centers on a smartphone application ...

Qualcomm crosses '865 Plus' from its Snapdragon chips, scribbles on '870', pushes in a few more MHz

Over long US weekend, GitHub HR boss quit after firing Jewish staffer who warned Nazis were at the Capitol

Screw you, gadget-menders! No really, you'll need loads of screwdrivers to fix Apple's AirPods Max headphones

If my calculations are correct, when Google Chrome hits version 88, you're gonna see some serious... security

Dnsmasq, used in only a million or more internet-facing devices globally, patches not-so-secret seven spoofing, hijacking flaws

You look for the largest objects in the universe and two come along at once: Astroboffins spot mega radio galaxies dwarfing Milky Way

How to Link Shazam to Your Spotify Account

Shazam is an Apple-owned popular service that can identify the names and lyrics of songs, music videos, TV shows, and more, simply by listening to and deciphering whatever is playing. After you've identified songs in the Shazam app by pressing the big Shazam button, you can use streaming ...

Former NCSC chief says US sanctions made Britain strip Huawei from mobe networks

Netflix 'Shuffle Play' Feature Rolling Out to All Users Later This Year

Netflix is planning to roll out a new "Shuffle Play" feature to users this year following a successful period of testing, the company announced Tuesday during its Q4 2020 earnings. Image via TechCrunch Noting the feature briefly during the call, Netflix said it would give "members the ...

Rocksteady Stadium 2-Pack review: You could fill an arena with these portable Bluetooth speakers

They sound great, but “AI-powered” audio smells like hype to us.

Google's cloud pulls out in front for best performance overall, while AWS remains most cost-efficient – report

$50 Beats Flex Wireless Earphones Now Available in Two More Colors

Back in October, Apple introduced Beats Flex wireless earphones, which offer improvements over the previous BeatsX earphones yet come with a much lower $49.99 price tag. The wireless Bluetooth earphones have a cord between the two earpieces that drapes around the next and provides access ...

How to share your Mac’s screen the quick and easy way in Messages

For nearly 20 years, Apple has offered screen sharing as a basic feature in what was once OS X and is now macOS. This has included a way to share your screen remotely with other people and let them share yours. (At one point, it was easy to reach your Mac while outside your local network and ...

Apple Shares Trailer for Second Season of 'For All Mankind'

Apple today shared the trailer for the second season of space drama "For All Mankind," which is set to premiere on Friday, February 19. Created by Ronald D. Moore, "For All Mankind" is a sci-fi series that imagines what the world might have been like if the global space race had never ended ...

Apple App Store, Google Play boot social media app Wimkin over user calls for violence

Both Apple and Google have removed social media app Wimkin from their respective app stores as part of a growing crackdown on platforms that don't do enough to moderate content. Credit: Wimkin Both tech companies removed Wimkin, which bills itself as an "uncensored" platform for free ...

Apple Watch may be able to detect coronavirus infection days before tests can

The Apple Watch may be able to detect if a wearer has coronavirus days before they are diagnosed or symptoms appear, a new body of research shows. Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider In some cases, wearable devices like Apple Watch or Fitbit devices can predict a COVID-19 infection even ...

SAP offers mixed preliminary results at the 'top end' of its downwardly revised outlook

All of the new HomeKit gear at CES 2021

The all-virtual CES 2021 was smaller than in previous years, but there was a large amount of HomeKit products revealed at the event. Here's a first-look at what to expect in 2021. *Lutron* Read more...

Apple working on redesigned iMac, two Mac Pros, cheaper display for 2021

Apple is reportedly planning to release a redesigned iMac lineup with Apple Silicon chips, two new Mac Pro models, and a cheaper display in 2021. Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider The redesigned iMac is said to be reminiscent of the Pro Display XDR, with all around slimmer bezels and ...

Amazon, 'big five' book publishers sued for ebook price fixing

The 'Big Five' book publishers and Amazon have been accused of price fixing in a class action suit by the same law firm which successfully sued Apple over the same issue in 2011. In a near repeat of the case that Apple controversially lost ten years ago, the same law firm now wants to take ...

Dratted 'housekeeping', eh? 150k+ records deleted off UK’s Police National Computer database

Flashlight on iPhone - everything you need to know

It's just the light on the back of your iPhone, yet that flashlight is remarkably flexible — and there are so many ways to turn it on or off quickly. The Flashlight on the back of iPhones is remarkably versatile and quick to turn on or off Apple first added an LED light to the back of its ...

iMac redesign in the works, half-height Apple silicon Mac Pro coming this year

If recent rumors are any indication, 2021 is going to be a landmark year for the Mac. A few hours ago, we saw reports stating that Apple will ship 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros with MagSafe, Apple silicon with more cores and enhanced GPUs, and a case redesign. Now, another report says that new ...

Report: Apple TV+ free trials will extend to July

Last year, Apple extended free trials of Apple TV+ through February. Now, it looks like the company is going to keep the free ride rolling through the entire first half of 2021. According to 9to5Mac, TV+ free trials will extend until July. If you currently have a free trial set to expire ...

Hexadecimal

Hexadecimal is the most common way of displaying the raw data sitting in a machine's memory, but if you are not familiar with it you might ask "What the hex..?" Read more...

WhatsApp Delays Privacy Policy Update That Led to Confusion Over Facebook Data Sharing

WhatsApp has opted to delay new privacy policy changes that have led to a significant amount of confusion over data sharing with Facebook, WhatsApp announced today. The planned privacy policy update will be delayed for three months, but it is not canceled. According to WhatsApp, there's been ...

Apple starts early work on folding iPhone, testing in-screen Touch ID for 'iPhone 13'

Apple has started early development work on a foldable iPhone and is planning incremental changes for its 2021 iPhone lineup, though one major upgrade could see the inclusion of an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsider According to a Bloomberg report Friday, ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an X1 Keyboard and iPad Stand From Satechi

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard and an Aluminum Desktop Stand for the iPad, both of which are Satechi's newest accessories. Announced last week, the $70 Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard ...

AnyVan confirms digital break-in, says customer names, emails and hashed passwords exposed

150,000 lost UK police records looking more like to 400,000 as Home Office continues to blame 'human error'

Asynchronous Runtime For Rust Released

Tokio, an asynchronous runtime for the Rust programming language, has been released in a 1.0 version. Tokio can be used to write reliable networking applications without compromising speed. Read more...

Two clichés, one headline: 'No good deed goes unpunished' and 'It's always DNS'

Labour Party urges UK data watchdog to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace snooping

Plans for Entity Framework Core 6.0 revealed as Microsoft admits it is unlikely to match Dapper for performance

Twelve South Announces ParcSlope Stand for MacBook and iPad

Accessory maker Twelve South has today announced the dual-purpose ParcSlope stand for MacBook and iPad, offering improved comfort and airflow. Users can benefit from better ergonomics and cooling for MacBooks, while iPads can take advantage of the stand's 18-degree angle for typing ...

Wing Python Improves Auto-Reformatting

Wing Python has been updated with improvements to code reformatting, better handling of def async statements, and usability improvements to tooltips. Read more...

Some AirPods Max Owners Seeing Excessive Battery Drain

Apple in December introduced the AirPods Max, its over-ear Apple-branded headphones that join the AirPods and AirPods Pro. Since launch, a growing number of MacRumors readers who purchased the AirPods Max have been complaining of battery drain that seems excessive. Complaints range from high ...

Apple Watch Activity badges: 'Unity' challenge celebrates Black History Month

Achievement badges are a funny thing. You know they’re just a simple little bit of visual flair, they don’t even do anything, and yet for some reason you just have to collect them. Achievements are great motivators, and the achievement badges for the activity tracking on the Apple Watch ...


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