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Report: Intel's 10nm Delay Led to a 2018 MacBook Redesign

Apple was apparently planning to use Intel's new 10nm processors in the MacBook refresh, but with those chips being delayed until late 2019, Apple …

Computer Hardware

Can you use MacBook Pro chargers for iPhone and iPad fast charging?

Recommendations to fast charge iPhone or iPad with the USB-C to Lightning cable often include picking up the $49 30W power adapter (previously 29W). But what if you already have a higher powered USB-C charger for your MacBook Pro? Follow along for which iPhones and iPads you can fast charge with …

MacBook Pro

Apple Watch to get powerful new fat-busting fitness features

By Spencer Hart<p>It looks like Apple is getting even more serious about health and fitness tracking, with the tech giant starting to develop its own …

Smartwatches

OnePlus 6T will launch in October with T-Mobile as US partner

OnePlus's next flagship phone will get a feature that's new to the company: the backing of a major US carrier.<p>T-Mobile will be the exclusive US carrier partner for the OnePlus 6T when it launches in October, according to people familiar with the launch plans. That includes a specific version of the …

Mobile

Apple's New iPhones Have A Great Secret Feature

Multiple Apple coding errors (1,2,3) in iOS 12 recently saw the biggest ever iPhone leak. But now we also have a firm grasp on an intriguing change coming to the company’s new iPhones, which could have significant repercussions…<p>China’s (ever reliable) Economic Daily News has the scoop, revealing …

Apple Pencil

Score this stylish stainless steel metal link Apple Watch band for $19.50 Prime shipped

Oittm Official (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its 42mm Apple Watch Stainless Steel Metal Link Band for <b>$19.49 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>78UO5H8Y</b> has been applied at checkout. Normally selling for $30, that’s good for a 35% discount and is the lowest we’ve seen it sell for. If you’re …

Smartwatches

ARM-powered Mac idea boosted by firm claiming its chips can out-perform Intel

It’s long been rumored that Apple is working on Macs powered by custom-designed ARM CPUs, moving away from Intel ones. Here at <i>9to5Mac</i> we’ve long argued that it’s a question of when and not if, with one report even suggesting that Apple could make the switch as early as 2020.<p>That idea gets a big …

Moore's Law

iOS 12 developer beta 8 for iPhone and iPad expected today after beta 7 pulled

We expect Apple to release iOS 12 developer beta 8 for iPhone and iPad today after pulling iOS 12 developer beta 7 on Monday. The release earlier this week included initial performance issues that eventually caused Apple to pull both the OTA update and IPSW restore images for the build.<p>Apple also …

iOS

Apple may have found a brilliant way to bring fingerprint sensors back to all-screen iPhones

Apple has a tendency to shock people when it unveils new iPhones. The phones themselves aren’t surprising at all to those of us who keep an ear to …

Mobile Technology

Google makes big improvements to Gmail, Google Voice on iOS

Google just rolled out its latest Gmail and Google Voice updates on iOS.<p>Users can look forward to big improvements, particularly in Voice, which now sports a brand new design. iPhone owners even get their hands on it ahead of those on Android.<p>Google has made some significant changes to its iOS apps …

Apps

Apple patent (slightly) hints at Siri being able to recognize voices to personalize responses

One of the complaints many of us have about HomePod in particular is that it only supports a single user. So if anyone in the home asks HomePod to read their text messages, for example, Siri will always read those for the Apple ID used during set up …<p><i>AppleInsider</i> suggests that a new Apple patent …

Patents

Apple is beefing up a team to explore making its own health chips

Apple has a team exploring a custom processor that can make better sense of health information coming off sensors from deep inside its devices, job …

Intellectual Property

iPhone could get the accessory that every iPad Pro owner loves

If you’ve been hankering to use the Apple Pencil with your iPhone, you may finally get your wish this year. That’s according to a new report from market intelligence firm TrendForce, which suggests that Apple’s next-gen OLED iPhones will boast support for the company’s high-end stylus.<p>At present, …

Apple Pencil

iPhone X Puts Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Shame in First Benchmarks

Samsung took the wraps off its new Galaxy Note 9 flagship last week, and while we’ve still got a few weeks to go until the phablet starts shipping to …

Galaxy Note

How to Fix Apple Watch Series 3 Inaccurate Heart Rate During Workouts

The Apple Watch is generally an excellent companion for users interested in health and fitness. But it may have a weakness. Apple’s flagship wearable …

Apple Watch

iPhone X: Apple’s 2018 Flagship Might Easily Outdo Galaxy Note 9 With New A12 Processor, Per ‘Tom’s Guide’

The current iPhone X, which has been out for almost a year, outperformed Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 in a recent benchmark test run by the tech …

Galaxy Note

14 portrait photography tips you’ll never want to forget

Portrait photography tips can run the gamut from simple tweaks to your camera settings to the seemingly impossible task of getting children to stay …

Photography Tips

iPhone X and Siri need to find and organize my photos faster

For my high school graduation, my mom put together an album with photographs of me growing up in New Orleans and South Carolina. It had a leather-bound cover and black-matte pages. She attached the printed pictures to the paper with photo corners and hand-wrote captions about what was going on. …

Google Photos

Apple's iOS 'Health Records' Feature Now Works With 75+ Providers

Apple's Health Records feature, introduced in iOS 11.3, now allows iOS users to access their medical records from more than 75 different hospitals and medical providers in the United States.<p>Apple maintains a list of all of the healthcare institutions that support Health Records on the iPhone, which …

Digital Health

Here's How the iPhone X Plus Will Answer the Note 9

This week, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, a high-end device that matches Apple's iPhone X on the most notable item on any spec sheet: price. …

Galaxy Note

What’s the best calendar app for iPhone?

Calendar apps for iPhone are a tough thing to advise for because different people use them in different ways. Some people are busier than others (meeting wise), and others use their calendar as a to-do system (personally I question your sanity if you are this way). All of the primary calendar apps …

Apps

How to Switch Over from Spotify to Apple Music — It’s Easy

Now that Apple’s HomePod is out in the world, it has the potential to really disrupt the natural order of things. You see, unlike existing smart …

Apple Music

Consumers are far more excited about new iPhones than Samsung’s latest flagship, survey shows

Earlier this week, Samsung officially unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 flagship, but now a survey from <i>PC Mag</i> indicates that consumers are far more excited about what Apple has in store for the iPhone this year…<p>According to the survey, which asked 1,555 consumers what smartphone release they are most …

Mobile

Apple Pay has over 252M users globally, more popular internationally than US

Following a positive outlook on Apple’s earnings call last week, Loup Ventures is out today with an in-depth look at the state of Apple Pay. Currently, Loup Ventures estimates that just 20 percent of global smartphone users rely on their phone as a wallet, but it expects that number to rise to 80 …

Apple Pay

Verizon Unlimited Customers Will Receive 6 Months of Apple Music for Free Thanks to New Partnership

Verizon and Apple announced an exclusive partnership on Wednesday (Aug. 8), and the news comes with an exciting new offer. On August 16, all …

Apple Music

Apple Just Made It Even Easier to Ditch Windows

Apple may not be running Switcher ads anymore, but it's still looking to poach Windows users and get them using one of the latest MacBooks. A new …

OS X

UK streaming service NOW TV testing new tvOS app for Apple TV

UK video streaming service NOW TV has confirmed that it’s testing a new version of its tvOS app for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. The current version of NOW TV on tvOS is a ported app from the third-generation Apple TV days that doesn’t integrate with modern features like the TV app.<p>NOW TV hasn’t …

Smart TV

Should You Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 Now or Wait for Apple Watch Series 4?

Last year, Apple released their Apple Watch Series 3, another watch in their somewhat confusing naming scheme. This one was definitely the best one …

Tim Cook thinks Spotify is 'draining the humanity out of music'

<b>In context:</b> In Spotify’s most recent earnings report, it boasted that it had topped 75 million paid subscriptions. This accounts for nearly half of …

Tim Cook

Apple Reassures Lawmakers That, No, iPhones Aren't Eavesdropping on Us

Apple has tried to justify the privacy protections it has in place for iPhone microphone use following concerns that it was breaching the law and …

Privacy