It looks like the Apple TV is finally getting the feature John Martellaro has been hoping for: 4K TV support.
Do you have an app that crashes on save? Do you fully understand how to control the macOS firewall? Your two favorite geeks will help you with this and a lot more. Press play for this info-and-action-packed episode!
Facebook’s language translation is now being done entirely with neural networks, increasing the average accuracy of the system by 11%.
Two new hot Apple Watch rumors say Apple will add cellular connectivity, and that it will feature a brand new form factor.
In 2013 Apple had turned the tables on Nintendo. Then Apple dropped the ball.
While quite a few folks bemoaned yet another change to the Control Center in iOS 11, Jeff Butts has grown to love its flexibility, modularity, and ability to make life with the iPhone or iPad even more productive.
This can be particularly useful when you’re generating a password for a website or service that (inexplicably) limits which special characters you can use.
The Outlook and Gmail email message management tool Boomerang has a new feature for its Mac users: Inbox Pause. The feature lets you temporarily pause incoming messages so you aren’t distracted while working, plus you can set a schedule for when email doesn’t come in and set messages to override pause times based on sender, keywords, and domains. You can download and try it for free at the Boomerang website.
The Rock speaks Mandarin, which is cool in and of itself, but Apple wants you to notice that Siri understands him.
Dave Hamilton, Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss a report claiming smartphones are responsible for increased teenage depression, plus Dave has some wireless mesh network tips.
Apple may be an iPhone company, but now it’s openly acknowledging how important services are to its business.
Our deal on the KlickR is back. This device serves as a go-between for your iPhone and any device with an infrared receiver. Put it onto or next to the receiver and you’ll be able to control it from the companion app on your iPhone or Android device. You can also use voice controls, designate rooms and multiple devices (if you have multiple KlikRs), and more. It’s the kind of device that helps bridge legacy electronics with the Internet of Things, and we have a deal on KlikR for $19.99.
I’m not a big gamer, but Jettomero: Hero of the Universe is one I can really get behind. You play the role of a giant clumsy robot who wants to keep the universe safe while learning about its own mysterious past. The art has a wonderful comic book feel, the original soundtrack is great, and the game just looks like a giant bucket load of flat-out fun. Developer Gabriel Koenig has nearly finished the game and has a Kickstarter to handle the final costs of bringing it to market. It’s going to be available for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Xbox, and it can’t come soon enough.
AT&T is pushing DirecTV subscriptions with a new promotion where customers can buy an iPhone 7 and get a second for free, or get a 9.7-inch iPad for US$0.99.
Apple owns US$52.6 billion in U.S. Treasury securities, making Apple a powerful mover in the global economy ahead of other Silicon Valley companies.
Apple could intelligently hide the top notch, as well as introduce new forms of navigation at the bottom.
Apple’s total Apple Watch shipments since the smart watch was first introduced in 2015 have topped 30 million units, according to Strategy Analytics.
Apple Music has a new preview video to promote Carpool Karaoke, The Series, which officially debuts August 8th. It features Carpool Karaoke creator James Corden and Will Smith, and it looks like a Crap Tonne™ of fun. It starts off with a smidgen of “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” and who doesn’t love that? OK, fine, YMMV, but I’m digging it. There’s also a marching band and a helicopter, because why not, right? Check it out.
MWR Labs was able to open a first generation Amazon Echo and add permanent code to the firmware that streamed live audio from the always-listening microphones to remote services.
Verizon isn’t disclosing how much each reward costs, so it might take a lot of money before you can get useful rewards, at 1 credit for every US$300 you spend.