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The iPhone 12 focus this year will be 5G. But it may be that the iPhone 13 focus, in 2021, will be the cameras.
Last week Andrew shared how to add a shortcut to your home screen. Today he writes how to create custom icons for home screen shortcuts.
Set to debut on August 14, Apple revealed a first-look from its upcoming comedy series “Ted Lasso” starring Jason Sudeikis.
Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Security Friday news and some updates to Apple Card data in the Wallet app.
From next week users in some U.S. cities will be able to book Uber rides by the hour to help them make essential journeys more safely.
Apple is releasing four new colors to Powerbeats Pro: Cloud Pink, Glacier Blue, Lava Red, and Spring Yellow.
A lawsuit against M. Night Shyamalan and Apple that alleged Apple TV+ series ‘Servant’ lifted from a 2013 indie film has been thrown out.
Soccer leagues around the world are starting to return, with games being played in empty stadiums. When players in Japan next take to the pitch they could be cheered, or jeered, by fans using a smartphone app, the Guardian reported.
The Remote Cheerer system developed by the Japanese firm Yamaha allows fans following the match on TV, the radio or online to encourage – or berate – players via their smartphones, their voices reverberating around the stadium in realtime via loudspeakers. In a recent field test, users in multiple remote locations chose from a range of on-screen options that sent their cheers, applause, chants and boos into the 50,000-seat Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa via 58 speakers set up among the empty seats.
We have a deal on ChronoWatch, an inexpensive, multi-function smartwatch. It has 16 main functions including activity tracking, sleep monitor, blood pressure monitor, message and call notification, alarm, and more. It’s also waterproof, and it’s $36.99 through our deal.
Motherboard has a short guide to protecting your privacy in case you join a protest. Rule number one: Get a burner phone, don’t use your personal phone.
Naturally, law enforcement will likely be heavily surveilling these protests and others with all sorts of tech and spying gear. And it’s not just the cops: when much of a protest is broadcast via tweets or live-steaming, those watching may also want to digitally target protesters, perhaps by identifying them publicly.
Apple gave a straight-to-series order for a “Hedy Lamarr” series starring Gal Gadot who will also serve as an executive producer.
You can check on your iPhone battery’s health to see how if it has deteriorated from when you first bought the device.
The first two episodes of the new series Central Park are now available on Apple TV+. The animated, musical, show was created by Loren Bouchard, the man behind Bob’s Burgers. It tells the story of Owen Tillerman and his family, who live in New York’s Central Park.
Apple’s VP Deirdre O’Brien was named at number of five in Fast Company’s first-ever ‘Queer 50’ list – the highest-ranked tech exec.
YouTube has introduced Video Chapters for longer clips, Techcrunch reported. The markers are available across iOS, the web, and Android. There is haptic feedback when scrolling through on mobile versions too.
Video Chapters will be automatically enabled as a line of timestamps and titles when creators add chapter information to their video’s description. The first timestamp has to be marked 0:00, followed by a space, then the chapter’s title. On the next line, you’ll type the timestamp where the next chapter starts (e.g. “2:31”), then a space and that chapter’s title. When you’re finished adding in the chapters, you save the changes and the Video Chapters will be listed as you scrub through the video. Videos will need to have at least three timestamps that are 10 seconds or more in length in order to use the feature.
The Raspberry Pi 4 was released last year in 2GB and 4GB models. Today an 8GB model is being released for US$75.
The BCM2711 chip that we use on Raspberry Pi 4 can address up to 16GB of LPDDR4 SDRAM, so the real barrier to our offering a larger-memory variant was the lack of an 8GB LPDDR4 package. These didn’t exist (at least in a form that we could address) in 2019, but happily our partners at Micron stepped up earlier this year with a suitable part.
Wired has published its review of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro. It finds lots to compliment, but says that the power and portability comes at a high price.
For a $1,799 machine, there are a few areas where Apple needs to improve things. First, the webcam. It’s not great. More people are video calling than ever before, and it’d be great if we could see each other in 1080p. The addition of Face ID as a login option would be nice too. Touch ID is fine, but I’ve gotten used to the iPad Pro unlocking as soon as I remove the cover, and I think that experience would translate well on a MacBook.
Partnering with the Cybercrime Support Network, Google has a new tool called Scam Spotter. It gives you a quiz to help you spot online scams. It simplifies advice from experts into three golden rules:
- Slow it down: Are they telling you it’s urgent? Take your time and ask questions to avoid being rushed into a bad situation.
- Spot check: Are they claiming to be from a specific institution? Do your own research to double check the details you’re getting.
- Stop! Don’t send: Are they asking you to go to the store and get gift cards? If you think a payment feels fishy, it probably is.
Mike Markkula, Apple employee number three, has his rather impressive Carmel Valley Ranch on the market, iDropnews has spotted. Mr. Markkula was also Apple’s second CEO. The property will set you back US$37.5 million.
More than just 14,000 acres of land, you’ll receive quite the bundle for your 37 million dollars, including seven homes, a helipad, a private lake, two barns, a 2,900-foot airstrip, offices, staff housing, a horse-riding arena and more. See photos below… Markkula purchased the ranch back in 1982 for $8 million, which, adjusted for inflation, equals roughly $21.2 million in 2020. The ranch is said to be perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors, riding horses, ATVing, or hunting and sits just 85 miles south of Silicon Valley.