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Original Mac designer Susan Kare to receive prestigious AIGA medal

Susan Kare, a former Apple designer known to many as the "woman who gave the Macintosh a smile," will later this month receive American Institute of …

The Arts

Apple CEO Tim Cook Denies iOS and Mac Headed for Software Merger

Apple CEO Tim Cook denies rumors that the Cupertino firm is working on cross-platform software that will bridge iOS and macOS.<p>AppleInsider:<p><i>“We don’t</i> …

iOS Apps

Apple's new 'Daisy' robot is here to eat all your old iPhones

Recycling iPhones is a messy business. The handsets are notoriously difficult to take apart, which means recycling them for parts can easily turn …

Mobile Technology

Generating Buzz for Your Business on Instagram

Using these five tips to drum up seasonal interest in your products on Instagram, you're well on your way to boosting sales while building lasting …

Marketing

Apple's New iPhone Cancellations Suddenly Make Sense

The world’s most famous Apple insider is at it again. And now we know why Apple is about to cancel all three of its flagship iPhones…<p>In a new report attained by MacRumors, KGI Securities’ acclaimed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reveals Apple has been able to do something so remarkable with its exciting new …

Mobile Technology

Experts Warn 'Trust This Computer' Is a Massive iPhone Security Risk

When you first plug an iPhone into a computer, you’ll often see a pop-up that says “Trust This Computer?” And while the prompt might seem innocuous, …

San Francisco

REPORT: Apple Pulls The Plug On Its HomePod Smart Speaker

It sounds like <b>Apple</b>‘s insanely expensive <b>HomePod</b> just couldn’t live up to the hype, as the company has reportedly pulled the plug on the product. …

Amazon Echo

The Top 10 Things For Adults to Do at Disney World

Going to Walt Disney World as an adult without kids can seem daunting. What is there to do besides see Mickey, ride Space Mountain, and eat Mickey-shaped treats all day long? For adults, there's actually quite a bit to do! While some ideas might be a little more creative or be an extra charge, they …

Walt Disney Company

How to Import Medical Records to iPhone's Health App with iOS 11.3

The iPhone's Health app has long been useful for tracking all sorts of medical data, but iOS 11.3 is bringing even more functionality to your Health app. Medical records such as lab results, immunizations, and more can now be organized and shared with a new feature of the Health app, called Health …

Health Care

iPhone dependence is killing Apple Watch. Here’s how Cupertino could fix it.

For activity tracking, fitness and notifications, Apple Watch is pretty awesome, and these days, that’s all most people use it for. Which is a shame.<p>When it launched back in 2015, Apple had a much bigger vision: a wearable computing platform supporting a rich and varied ecosystem of apps. Like an …

Smartwatches

How to make iPhone buttons easier to use

There are a variety of ways to utilize the Home and Side buttons on iPhones. In addition to single clicks, iOS allows users to use double- and triple-clicks. Follow along for how to make iPhone buttons easier to use.<p>Customizing the click speed for the Side or Home button (depending on which iPhone …

Apple Pay

The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile

Every fifteen minutes or so, as I wrote this story, I moved my cursor northward to click on the disk in the Microsoft Word toolbar that indicates “Save.” This is a superstitious move, as my computer automatically saves my work every ten minutes. But I learned to use a computer in the era before …

Graphic Design

Exclusive first look: Daisy is Apple's new robot that eats iPhones and spits out recyclable parts

A two-minute journey through this machine renders a smartphone into recyclable materials.<p>Inside a facility in Austin, Texas, there’s a huge box filled with hundreds of dead iPhones. It’s a salad of smashed screens and bent cases that spans nine different models—from iPhone 5 to the iPhone 8 plus, …

Mobile Technology

10 Things You Should ALWAYS Bring to Disney World

You've booked your resort, you bought your tickets, and now you're headed to Walt Disney World! It's time to start packing. The suitcase is easy, but what about your in-park backpack? What exactly are you going to need for the day? What's the weather like in Florida? Can we even bring our own …

Walt Disney Company

Apple ramps up iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 testing as we get closer to WWDC unveiling

Whilst there may not be as many new features this year in the flagship Apple operating systems as some years past, there is no mistaking that iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 are very much under active development and distribution amongst internal Apple employees is growing.<p>Our website analytics have …

Apple

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project

Three years ago, database geeks were disappointed to learn that FoundationDB and its unique database product had been acquired by Apple. That all …

Databases

Tim Cook Insists Merging Mac and iPad Would Result in Compromises

Apple CEO Tim Cook remains against the idea of merging the Mac and iPad to create one unified hardware and software experience, according to a brief conversation he had at Apple's education event in Chicago last month.<p>"We don't believe in sort of watering down one for the other," said Cook, …

Apple Watch

12 Must-Have Apple TV Apps: Best Picks for Your Home Theater Experience

Music<p>Pandora Music (Free, Subscription Optional)<p>Pandora is a music streaming service that is available as a totally free service or with a paid subscription, which gets rid of ads, allows unlimited skips, and lets you download music for offline enjoyment. The basic Pandora Plus subscription is …

Smart TV

28 things I wish I knew before I went to Disney World in Florida

<b>A holiday to Disney World in Florida is like no other – and there is lots you can expect from a break to the ‘most magical place on Earth’.</b><p>For …

Walt Disney Company

This new 2018 iPhone may cost half the price of an iPhone X

The 6.1-inch iPhone could have a starting price of $550, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>A more affordable iPhone may be heading our way: Apple is rumored to be releasing a 6.1-inch iPhone in the fall priced as low as $550.<p>That tidbit comes from KGI analyst and frequent Apple commentator …

Mobile Technology

Popular Sleep Cycle iPhone App Expands to Apple Watch With 'Snore Stopper' and Haptic Wake Up Features

Sleep Cycle, a popular and highly downloaded alarm clock and sleep tracking app available for the iPhone, today announced a new Apple Watch app that introduces more features for an even better waking up experience. With the Sleep Cycle for Apple Watch, Sleep Cycle users can enable "snore stopper" …

Sleep

Apple's Tim Cook denies company heading towards software merger of Mac & iPad

Amid rumors that Apple is working on cross-platform software initiatives to bridge its two most popular systems, CEO Tim Cook is denying speculation …

iOS Apps

Apple May Be Making A Bunch Of Cheap New iPhones

Big news for lovers of the iPhone SE, a franken-gadget made of old Apple parts and billed as a more affordable iOS device: It appears that the budget …

Apple

How To Reset Your Passcode on Your iOS 11 Device

Law enforcement agencies have been investing in a new device that can crack the passcode on a modern iPhone running iOS 11 in a matter of hours. Even …

Apple Watch

Fox picked Disney bid over Comcast on regulatory, stock value fears

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O), which agreed in December to sell most of its assets to Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) for US$52.4 …

Telecoms

Apple Kills Photo-Hiding ‘Calculator’ App Amid Police Investigation 

Apple has removed the popular app, Calculator%, from its iOS App Store, just days after officials with the Durham, United Kingdom Police Department …

Apps

iPhone SE 2? Apple's newly-registered iPhone models give hope

Several unreleased iPhone model numbers appeared in a regulatory filing with the EEC, hinting at what's to come.<p>A new hint has surfaced to support the rumor that Apple will release an iPhone SE 2 in the near future, but it's a roundabout one, so bear with us. I promise, this will all make …

Apple

Dropbox for iPad updated with tons of great features

The latest version of Dropbox allows iPad users to move files around with a fingertip. It also works better with long file names.<p>Even though iPad was designed to be controlled with touches, drag-and-drop file management has been slow to come to this tablet. Still, Dropbox is on board.<p>All that’s …

Dropbox

‘Trustjacking’ is the dangerous new iPhone hack you’ve never heard of

You might want to think twice before plugging your iPhone into a friends laptop for a quick charge.<p>Security researchers have discovered an all-new type of iOS hack called “trustjacking” that uses one of a little-known WiFi feature to access a device’s data, even when the targeted device isn’t in …

Wi-Fi

Most Useful 3D Touch Gestures on iPhone

3D Touch is a feature that's been around since the 2015 release of the iPhone 6s, and it's become an integral gesture system on all of Apple's latest iPhones.<p>Though it's been around for a while, there are several hidden and less obvious 3D Touch gestures that you may have forgotten or might not be …

Apps