Apple product users often work cross-platfom. So it’s good to know what’s going on over on the Microsoft side when it comes to Surface PCs. John provides a quick guide to the Surface family of products.
Apple banned Alex Jones’s Infowars podcasts from the iTunes Store over hate speech violations, yet his Infowars app is still available on the App Store.
While stipulating that the first three tariffs that have already gone into effect don’t affect Apple, the fourth and largest was still under evaluation.
In Q3, 2017 Apple sold 4.3 million Macs, bolstered by WWDC 2017 rollouts. This Q3 the unit number was down to 3.7 million thanks to the out-of-June-quarter launch of the new MacBook Pros in July. Explanations are in order.
MoviePass ran out of money over the weekend, is now blocking first-run movies, and we’re watching the company melt down in real time.
Many consumers who have made the jump to 4K/UHD TV, or plan to do so, may be considering a companion 4K Blu-ray player. John thinks it’s still too early to consider that.
Bryan Chaffin argues that a streaming service without original content is no competition for Netflix, Amazon, or any of the other services.
It’s not an exact science by any means. But there are often subtle hints that Apple is ready to ship a new Mac. John has some tips.
How does he do it? Ming-Chi Kuo (TF International Securities) has posted a virtual Christmas list of Apple’s next products. John comments on the list.
The Security Code AutoFill feature in iOS 12 could lead to bank fraud, according to one security researcher.
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 has passed the California State Legislature and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, where he is expected to sign it.
The Macverse is bursting at the seams waiting for new Macs. A Mac specific event seems called for. Here’s what John would like to see.
DigiTimes has a report claiming the iPhone is switching to USB-C. It’s either wrong, or a misinterpretation of Apple’s plans.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s dream of an internet unshackled from net neutrality regulations is coming true because as of now the Open Internet Order is no longer in effect, opening the door for internet service providers to control access to online content in the United States as they see fit.
SAN JOSE – Here’s something you may not have noticed about Apple’s WWDC keynote: everything Apple announced will be free—here’s the complete list of new products and features Apple announced during the WWDC 2018 keynote.
SAN JOSE – With the addition of Do Not Disturb, greater Notifications controls, and Screen Time, Apple is giving users the ability to better manage their mobile time. Parents can also use Screen Time to give their kids time allowances.
Apple’s 2017 MacBook Pros and iMacs use the Intel “Kaby Lake” CPUs. But “Coffee Lake” is coming and “Cannon Lake” after that. John sorts it all out.
It must still be voted on in the House of Representatives, however, and signed into law by President Trump, meaning it’s not likely to go further.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is backing the the Secure Data Act, proposed legislation the EFF says would stop government-mandated backdoors.
When iOS 11.4 ships it’ll include a security feature that disables the Lightning port if the iPhone hasn’t been unlocked for seven days, and that won’t likely sit well with law enforcement agencies.