Yesterday we heard the iPhone 8 will launch along side the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus in September and today we’re hearing it’s not coming until November because basically no one really knows what Apple has planned for its next smartphone refresh.
We have a deal on the Sharkk Twins Bluetooth Speaker Set, a set of two Bluetooth speakers for stereo sound. They’re small enough to be portable, and use Bluetooth 4.2. They’re $37.99 through us.
Apple’s leaked HomePod firmware is the gift the keeps on giving, and this time it revealed details about the iPhone 8 virtual Home button.
There’s a hidden redial feature in the iPhone’s Phone app keypad, and Melissa Holt shows you how it works.
Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke The Series finally premiered, and it’s a light hearted diversion Apple hopes will draw in new subscribers.
A patent that was an existential threat to podcasting was affirmed as invalid by a court in a case brought by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Key claims of the patent had already been invalidated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the EFF’s case was brought to hasten the appeals process. The group announced this week that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled unanimously to uphold that decision. The patent holder—Personal Audio—can still appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. This case hasn’t received a ton of headlines, but whether or not they know it, the millions of people who enjoy podcasts should rejoice.
Disney said it’s pulling its huge portfolio from Netflix in 2019, and Bryan and Jeff are concerned that the silofication of more and more content will be bad for consumers. They also chat about Fitbit’s plans for a smartwatch…ah, we’re just kidding. LOL Fitbit. Oh, and it turns out it’s pretty easy to fool a self-driving car.
Although Alex said he isn’t worried about his complaint being delayed for political reasons, he still hopes that it will show “that these things actually do violate the open internet rules.”
Better start saving now because if you plan to acquire all of Apple’s new autumn and holiday products, it’s gonna cost.
Carpool Karaoke is Apple Music’s biggest bet yet on original video content, and it has been met with mixed criticism so far—the trailers, at least, are a lot of fun.
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on last night’s Carpool Karaoke launch on Apple Music, plus John tells us how expensive this fall will be thanks to new Apple products.
This release tests Apple Pay support for Cartes Bancaires, France’s interbank network, as well as 33 different bug fixes.
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Apple has ramped up production of the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8 ahead of their expected September launch.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is moving forward with an investigation into claims that Apple is infringing on mobile device patents Qualcomm owns.
Now that we’re fairly certain Apple is planning a 5th generation 4K Apple TV, it’s time to brush up on some terminology.
After a handful of delays, Carpool Karaoke The Series has finally premiered on Apple Music.
If you love tinkering in the Terminal and ever need to batch convert image files, this trick is right up your alley.
Check out Photolemur, a newish app for Mac and PC. The developers claim it’s using artificial intelligence/machine learning to do automated photo editing, as demonstrated in the video below. A single user license is $30, and there’s a trial version available, too. Bob LeVitus looked at it back in January, but I thought this new video from the company was compelling.
Instagram announced Tuesday that it’s testing the ability to do live Stories with friends. Users who are broadcasting live can tap a button that allows them to invite anyone who is watching to join in on the broadcast. The original Story broadcaster can remove and invite another, too. As shown in the screenshot, the original Story broadcaster is on top of the split screen, while the participant is on the lower half. Instagram said the feature is being tested by a “small percentage of our community,” and will be launched globally in the “next few months.” It’s all part of Facebook/Instagram’s slow, but steady attack on YouTube, as well as SnapChat, and I expect it to be a popular feature. Especially after some split Stories go catastrophically wrong.