The letter was sparked by a DOJ report that found the FBI hadn’t exhausted its resources before suing Apple.
These photos are part of an FCC filing for an “Apple Inc. Smartphone -E3161A,” and clearly show a gold-colored device where no such device currently exists.
Apple, as it always does, created a unique vision for the HomePod. The device is cool, but the product concept may have been off the mark. Now, Apple will adjust.
Check out this video tip from Apple on working with multiple emails at a time on iPad. This is a new feature to me, and I bet for a lot of other people, too. The short version is that you can use the handle at the top of an email you’re writing to drag it down to the bottom of your screen, where it stays docked. That allows you to peruse your inbox. If you have just one docked email, tapping it brings it back up. If you have more than one, it gives you a Safari tab-like view to pick the one you want. It’s a nifty feature. Oh, and it works in portrait and landscape mode.
Live Home 3D Pro for Mac allows you to design residential buildings from the ground up, which might come in particularly handy if you’re working on your Spring Cleaning projects. The software will let you design sheds, living rooms, homes, or even a skyscraper, according to the company that makes it. We have a deal on it for $24.99. Check the listing for all the features.
It mentions potential legal action and criminal charges, making this a more aggressive move towards information control.
WhatsApp may give you end-to-end encryption for your conversations, but it’s stunningly simple to log into your account unless you enable two-step verification. Read on to learn how.
The Toy Box sound pack includes free sound effects like animals, vehicles, and counting to ten in different languages.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet take a look at Facebook’s shadow profiles on people who don’t have accounts, and how those accounts may impact online privacy legislation.
You don’t need a Facebook account for the social network service to have a profile on you, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that under oath during a Congressional hearing.
The company detailed the WebKit changes in the release in a detailed post to the WebKit blog, included below.
IK Multimedia announced Thursday that iRig Stomp I/O is now available. Announced during NAMM in January, this device is a essentially a pedal board for use with IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube. It features four switches, an expression pedal, a built-in preamp, phantom power for microphones, a built-in USB audio interface, a combo input jack for line, instrument or mic input, and balanced stereo output. It will work with both iPhone and iPad, but it’s big enough for an iPad, giving you more screen to see when the device sits on the floor at your feet. It’s MFi-certified, priced at US$/€299.99, and shipping.
When they do some of their own stunts, adventure film stars usually have to hit the gym, work out and then practice for weeks before filming even a short action sequence. Daily Ridley, worked out five hours a day, five days a week for months prepping for the action scenes she did in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Here’s the video from Mashable.
Check out this great video by YouTuber Hacking Jules where he runs Mac OS 8 on both an iPhone X and iPad (via Cult of Mac). Better yet, he uses this bit of retro fun to play Warcraft II and SimCity 2000! Now that is a quality use of resources. ::dreams idly about whiling away weeks and months playing Warcraft II and designing his own scenarios:: Right…where was I? Oh, yes, running Mac OS 8 on iPhones an iPads! Hacking Jules did this with the help of the Basilisk II 68K emulator, and the whole thing is a fine demonstration of just how powerful these modern mobile devices are. In any event, enjoy!
If you ever wanted to copy how iOS 11’s Files app manages your cloud storage, CloudMounter for Mac is the answer.
Dr. Mac’s “daily driver,” a MacBook Pro, was out of commission for several days last week, so he had to use his far less capable MacBook Air in its stead. This week he relates four lessons he learned along the way.
We have a deal on PDFelement 6 for the Mac, a PDF editor and document creator. It offers OCR, merged documents, has annotations and more. Check out the deal listing for details.
These shortcuts are taps that do different things, and makes your television experience better.
Adam Christianson from The Maccast and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet talk about what Apple’s coming end to 32-bit Mac app support means, plus they share some properties they’d love to see as original shows on Apple Music.
Apple is making it clear that 32-bit apps on the Mac are going away and the future will be 64-bit only. So how to you tell if your Mac has a 32-bit or 64-bit processor? Read on to learn how.