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Former Florida Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Pinning Burglaries on 3 Innocent Black People

A former Florida police chief who had a lot to say five years ago after bragging about his department’s 100 percent clearance rate on burglaries is …

Civil Rights

Apple Launches watchOS 5 With Walkie-Talkie, Apple Podcasts, Siri Shortcuts, New Watch Faces, Raise to Speak and More

Apple today released watchOS 5, the newest version of the operating system designed to run on the Apple Watch. Today's software update follows several months of beta testing, with Apple having seeded 10 betas and a GM.<p>watchOS 5 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the …

Apple Watch

China's Grip on Rare Earths May Have Proven Too Strong for Trump

The U.S. appears to have shelved its plan to levy tariffs on a critical collection of minerals used in everything from hybrid vehicles to electronic …

China

Alumnae of girls school attended by Kavanaugh accuser circulate letter backing her

Alumnae of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland, circulated a letter Monday in support of Christine Blasey Ford, a graduate of the private girls school who alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were both in high school.<p>"We believe Dr. …

Brett Kavanaugh

iOS 12 features you should try today

Enhanced notifications<p>Let's be honest, notifications were a mess under iOS 11. Now iOS 12 tries to tame them by grouping them together on the lock …

iOS

Here's Why Apple Discontinued the iPhone X

It would've been an awkwardly positioned product.<p>When <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced its latest lineup of iPhones -- iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and …

Selling

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 12 That You Couldn't Do Before

Happy iOS 12 day, everybody—after being announced back in June, the final version of Apple’s mobile OS gets pushed out to eager iPhone and iPad users …

iOS

Apple TV's new TVOS 12 is available now: What's new and how to get it

It's Apple software update season, and along with iOS 12 for iPhones ($999 at Sprint) and iPads ($357 at Amazon Marketplace), the latest update for Apple TV ($179 at Walmart) and Apple TV 4K is ripe and ready to pluck.<p>The new version of Apple's operating system, TVOS 12, brings mostly minor …

Dolby Atmos

Trump won’t be able to complain about the Mueller probe’s cost anymore

At one point during Friday’s court proceedings, in which Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to a variety of charges and agreed to cooperate with …

Real Estate

President Trump just seriously escalated his efforts to interfere with Mueller’s probe

He’s ordered the release of many unredacted texts from officials involved in the Russia investigation.<p>President Trump just dramatically escalated his efforts to interfere with the Russia investigation.<p>Late Monday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders released a banal-sounding …

Donald Trump

Yes, Trump can sink even lower than denying the death toll in Puerto Rico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time I think Donald Trump couldn't possibly sink lower, he proves me wrong.<p>The most recent example? His completely made-up claim that the nearly 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria were, in essence, "fake news." First, President Trump tweeted on Thursday that, "3000 …

Puerto Rico

AT&T says 5G is going to bring carrier-locked phones back in a big way

5G will be making its proper mobile debut next year, according to everything we’ve heard. That means 5G smartphones — and hopefully, they’ll be real …

Technology

Apple Watch Series 4 vs Series 3: Why I’m Upgrading [Opinion]

The Apple Watch Series 4 stole the show at the Apple event.<p>When I saw the Apple Watch Series 4 revealed at this month’s Apple Event I knew I was …

Apple Watch

Here's how to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 12

New iPhones and Apple Watches weren't the best part of Apple's Sept. 2018 event.<p>The arrival of iOS 12 for countless numbers of iPhones and iPads is a …

iOS

I've Had the $999 iPhone X for Almost a Year -- Here's What I Think About It

Here's my honest iPhone X review, one year later.<p><b>Apple's</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) 2018 iPhone lineup includes three new versions of the iPhone X, which was the …

IPhone 8

Ted Cruz Loses Last Scrap of Dignity, Writes Tribute to His Bully, Donald Trump

During the Republican campaign, Donald Trump attacked Ted Cruz’s father and wife and branded him “Lyin’ Ted,” and Cruz attempted to demonstrate his …

Ted Cruz

Deciding which iPhone to get? This 3D visualizer can help.

If you've been toying with the idea of ordering the new iPhone XS or XS Max (or XR!) it can feel like making a decision in the dark.<p>Sure, there are …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Americans Want Alert System Enabling Mueller to Text Them When This Emergency Is Over

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans do not want Donald J. Trump to text them that there is an emergency, but “very strongly” want Robert Mueller to text them when this current emergency is over, a new poll shows.<p><i>FEMA</i>’s about-to-be-launched “Presidential alert” system drew a …

Donald Trump

Trump's False Hurricane Maria Tweet Was Just Shut Down By The Expert Who Calculated The Death Toll

In a couple of tweets that quickly sparked intense backlash, Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that 3,000 people did not die following the …

Hurricane Maria

Why I left Dropbox for iCloud Drive and never looked back

When I think back to the early days of iPhone and iPad (and even my Mac life around that time), Dropbox was so ingrained into my workflows that I couldn’t ever see it leaving. On the flip-side, I’ve have been using Dot Mac/MobileMe/iCloud since before the iPhone was released. Years ago, Apple’s …

iCloud

Trump launches first broadside at Mueller after Manafort plea deal

President Donald Trump on Saturday fired his first salvo against special counsel Robert Mueller since former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort entered a plea deal with the Russia probe's federal prosecutors.<p>"While my (our) poll numbers are good, with the Economy being the best ever, if it …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's hurricane tweets show he can always go lower

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Thursday morning, Donald Trump tweeted:<p><i>"3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths. As time went by it did not go up by much. Then, a long time later, they started to report</i> …

Puerto Rico

Know the differences between iPhone XS and iPhone XR

Unlike previous iPhone launches, it’s not immediately obvious which iPhone you should buy if you want the best. Or rather, the iPhone XS is clearly the flagship model, but the iPhone XR, launching a week later, has some features which are better than its sibling.<p>So, what are the important …

Apple

Exclusive: This is ‘iPhone XS’ — design, larger version, and gold colors confirmed

Earlier today Apple officially announced when and where it will hold its next big event. Apple’s September 12th event is expected to include the introduction of three new iPhones, and <i>9to5Mac</i> can exclusively share the first look at both new 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED iPhones: the iPhone XS.<p>We …

Apple Watch

iPhone X Leak Shows Little Innovation From Apple

The latest leaks around Apple’s new iPhones show that very little has changed in the twelve months since the launch of the iPhone X. Has Apple’s financial success scared away its ability to innovate?<p>The sheer volume of iPhones that need to be ready ahead of the launch and release date of Apple’s …

Tim Cook

Under pressure, Trump tersely recognizes McCain, lowers flag

WASHINGTON (AP) — Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure Monday by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain's "service to our country" and re-lowering the White House flag.<p>While much of the nation remembered McCain's record as a war hero, …

Donald Trump

McCain's farewell statement: 'We never surrender'

On Monday, Rick Davis, Sen. John McCain’s former presidential campaign manager and a family spokesman, read the following farewell statement from …

Military

This Man Has Lived Off the Grid For 20 Years—Here's How

Environment<p>“We want to be that average American icon that says, ‘You can do this.’”<p>In the far corner of the front yard of a large house in Florida, an RV rests, shaded by trees as clothing on a nearby line sways in the breeze. In this RV, Nat Geo explorer Thomas Henry "T.H." Culhane lives with his …

Off-grid

Apple to launch three new iPhones, Watch with larger screen, updated iPad Pros, says Bloomberg

The latest leaks and rumors confirm what we’ve heard elsewhere<p>The tech world is waiting expectantly for Apple to announce its latest batch of iPhones. The devices will likely be unveiled sometime in the second week of September (the company’s usual drop date), and rumors this year have been pretty …

Apple