If you want to Animoji that are longer than the ten seconds Apple allows on the iPhone X, Simon B. Støvring has an app for you. His SBSAnimoji app lets you record 20 second Animoji videos and he’s looking into making that even longer. His app means you don’t have to use iOS 11’s screen recording feature, or connect your iPhone X directly to your Mac to use QuickTime or Screenflow. The catch is that he uses Apple’s private APIs so SBSAnimoji isn’t available in the App Store. It is, however, available on Github so if you have a free or paid Apple developer account and are comfortable side loading apps yourself you can install it without much hassle.
The company released a 1,240 word document detailing its international tax practices and making the case that it’s the world’s biggest taxpayer.
iOS 11 brought battery life issues for many – but not all – users, and Dave and John have a few solutions for those affected. But that’s not all you get, of course. Many tips, questions answered, and Cool Stuff Found round out the episode, including cable modem picks, iPhone X discussion, wireless charging devices, and an interesting backup analysis from a listener. Download, press play, and enjoy!
It’s the Face with Tears of Joy. There, you’re welcome.
On page 2 of Friday’s Particle Debris, John provides a roundup of some of the best articles written about the Apple iPhone X to date,
Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of Tidbits.com. He was born and raised in Tennessee except for college years in Kentucky. He always thought he’d leave Tennessee someday and move to California, but it turned out that the people he ended up working with had come from California, so he stayed. Josh grew up loving Macworld, MacWeek and Macaddict, but his favorite was TheNet. Early on, he developed a sense that he’d someday write about tech for a living. In the second segment, we talked about some of the popular Apple topics, ordering an iPhone X at 0200 in the morning, the Mac mini, ARM processors for Macs, the coming Mac Pro, MacBook Pro keyboards, the Apple TV struggles, the Amazon Firestick and Kodi. We had a heck of a good time.
No feature changes have been announced with this release, making it a bug fix and improvement cycle that also keeps up with iOS 11.2 DB2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 DB2, and tvOS 11.2 DB2.
This tvOS release cycle adds an developer API called AVDisplayManager for automatic display mode switching and support for the Unwatched category in Home Sharing.
Dave Hamilton and Jeff Gamet share their thoughts on the iPhone X after spending a weekend with Apple’s new smartphone.
Included in this release cycle is a Now Playing control for Apple TV in Control Center, as well as a bug fix for Calculator.
No new features have as yet surfaced on the 10.3.2 release cycle, suggesting its a bug fix and performance-centric update.
Apple’s customer support account on Twitter says this is an issue with the carriers, not with Apple, and shared some steps you can take.
The Pay What You Want deal for the Fab 5 Mac App Bundle is coming to a close. Pay anything, as little as a penny, and you’ll get MacCleans 6. But if you beat the average price ($12.86 as of this writing), you’ll also get TechTool Pro 9.5, RapidWeaver 7, Hands Off!, and AfterShot Pro 3. Make the leaderboard at any time, and you’ll be entered into the Tech Bundle giveaway.
You can use Apple’s iPhone X purchase web page to see which stores near you have any in stock.
Here’s how to fine-tune caching for your network configuration on macOS High Sierra.
Here are some of the best drop-protection cases for iPhone X that have crossed Bryan Chaffin’s desk in the lead up to Friday’s launch.
Here are some of the best leather cases for iPhone X that have crossed Bryan Chaffin’s desk in the lead up to Friday’s launch.
As details emerge about the design and better than expected availability of the iPhone X, it’s clear that Apple has produced a spectacular winner.