SAN JOSE – Apple announced Monday that Apple TV 4K settop boxes will get support for Dolby Atmos audio via tvOS 12 this fall, along with other new features.
SAN JOSE – To be released in the fall, this Apple Watch update will include a Walkie Talkie app, new workout features, new Siri options and features, and support for Student IDs in Wallet.
Dave’s in San Jose covering WWDC, and he and John talk through all of today’s announcements and what they mean to you! Then it’s on to sharing some Cool Stuff Found, including a few travel-related items that Dave found on his journeys this week. Lastly, some of your questions are answered. All of this and more when you press play and enjoy.
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.
Passwords on iOS 12 are receiving some enhancements. This includes iOS’s built-in password manager, and third-party password managers.
Apple’s acquisition of Workflow last year now makes sense, because the Workflow app is now called Shortcuts.
SAN JOSE – The next major update for the company’s mobile platform focused on Siri skills, performance, improved communication, enhanced augmented reality tools, and addiction controls.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet share their reactions to the 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote presentation where Apple showed off iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave 10.14.
Apple has knack of knowing just what we need. macOS Mojave delivers with some great UI and operational enhancements.
The iOS 12 Photos app has a couple of new features centered around searching and sharing. Here is what’s new.
It’s now called Apple Books, and it has plenty of new features that should keep readers happy.
Apple is bringing a bunch of new privacy and security features to macOS, especially in Safari.
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After leaving KGI Securities, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back to predict “more aggressive” iPhone pricing for the upcoming 2018 models. Kuo believes that Apple wants to reassure investors concerned with the iPhone X’s $1,000 base price, as well as make technologies like Face ID more accessible.
The folks over at GOG have just launched their “SummerGaming Sale” and they’re kicking things off by giving away a free copy of Xenonauts, a turn-based strategy game inspired by the classic X-COM series. The free download includes versions for macOS, Windows, and Linux and, like all GOG-distributed games, is DRM-free. The GOG sale is on until June 18th, but the free Xenonauts offer is only good for the next 48 hours.
If you use a Mac at home but need to use Windows for work or gaming, there are probably a few macOS features that you really miss when you’re in Microsoft land. Well, a free app can help with at least one of those missing features: Quick Look. If you’re running Windows 10, just head over to the Microsoft Store to grab the totally-not-infringing app “QuickLook.” It installs in seconds and gives you an extremely functional Quick Look experience right inside Windows. It doesn’t offer the search/lookup features found in recent versions of macOS, but it’s great for quickly previewing images and documents.
Apple this weekend leaked a Mac App Store preview video of a new version of Xcode, which happened to also show off new features in the upcoming macOS 10.14 update, including a new dark mode, Mac App Store video previews, and a strong suggestion that the next version will be called macOS Mojave.