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How To: Everything You Need to Know About iOS 12's New Battery Stats for Your iPhone

With iOS 12, Apple is making up for mistakes from the past, with iPhone batteries being no exception. The new update builds upon both battery health …

Batteries

Save 20% on all Carterjett Apple Watch bands through August

Apple’s Sport band is the basic bro of Apple Watch bands. If you want something a little more rugged — and a lot less forgettable — strap on a Tire Tread Sport band from Carterjett.<p>These sturdy silicone bands come in brilliant colors, with extra-large sizes and surprisingly small price tags as do …

Smartwatches

YouTube’s most famous camera guy did the iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 9 shootout we’ve been waiting for

Casey Neistat is a YouTube vlogger in a class of his own. His daily life-in-New York videos are insanely popular, in no small part because of the …

Videography

Apple Loop: New iPhone Features Leak, Upgraded MacBook Air Revealed, Galaxy Note 9 Vs iPhone X Plus

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes FaceID and Apple Pencils for the new iPhones, 512 GB of storage for the iPhone X Plus, defeating the Galaxy Note 9, Apple tempting developers to subscription services, the return of the MacBook Air, and …

MacBook Air

Apple AR Glasses Are Set for a 'Revolutionary' 2020 Launch, Report Claims

Ming-Chi Kuo expects something big on the way.<p>Apple’s augmented reality glasses will launch in just two years’ time, according to an analyst report …

Augmented Reality

9to5Mac Happy Hour 186: Group FaceTime delay, Twitter API damage, 2018 iPhone rumors

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Group FaceTime’s delay, Twitter’s destructive API change, new details about AirPower, iPhone rumors including Apple Pencil support, Apple Car development, and much more.<p>9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google …

iOS

7 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on August 15th

Several of the paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free we covered in yesterday’s post are actually still on sale, so you can still go back and …

Apps

‘Screen Time’ Might Just Kill Your iPhone Addiction

- Aug 15, 2018<p>According to Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, iOS 12 is designed to help users understand and …

iOS

Will the New 13" MacBook Bump the 12" MacBook into 'Affordable' Territory?

Apple is widely expected to debut a lower-cost MacBook device later this year, with many reports suggesting a sub-$1,000 price point. But a new …

MacBook Air

Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google Assistant

Siri now has a dedicated smart speaker to call home, so it's time to consider how Apple's voice assistant compares to Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant. Let's explore the obvious -- as well as more nuanced -- differences between these voice AIs. By the end of it, we'll have a better sense of each …

Smart Homes

Busted! Samsung uses stock photos as proof of camera quality

When Apple wants to show off the camera quality of its latest iPhone, it mines social media for user photos by searching the hashtag “Shot on iPhone.” Apple then has plenty of actual iPhone images it then licenses for advertising.<p>But when Samsung tried to tout the camera of the Galaxy A8 in a …

Social Media

iOS 12 runs much faster, especially on older iPhones

Apple’s next operating system is still in beta, but even so it already boasts much better performance that iOS 11. Speed improvements are high on Apple’s promises for iOS 12, and there’s little room for doubt it’ll carry through.<p>Speed tests performed on older models, including an iPhone 5S, show …

iOS

Apple Says No Customer Info Accessed in Australian Teen’s Hack

- Aug 17, 2018<p>Apple on Friday told <i>Reuters</i> that a hack by an Australian teen, where he downloaded 90 gigabytes of “secure files” from Apple servers, …

Personal Data

Apple reportedly redesigned basic MacBook after Intel chip issues

Though rumors of a new entry-level MacBook laptop have circulated for quite some time, few concrete details have actually been confirmed. Today, a supply chain report from Taiwan’s hit-and-miss DigiTimes purports to shed light on the computer’s internals, claiming that Intel’s delay of a small new …

MacBook Air

We need to talk about Steve Jobs

I’m angry about it, really. The treatment around Steve Jobs, in books, in movies and on TV seems to depict him as part-genius, part-ogre, and seldom …

Steve Jobs

Best Friday deals: Save on Apple iPads and MacBooks, Samsung smartphones, Echo Show, and 4K smart TVs from Sony and LG

Happy Friday! Now that the weekend is finally here, we gathered together a large number of great deals from top retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and …

Shopping

Apple Watch 4: Rumored specs, leaks, price, release date

The Apple Watch debuted back in 2015, and in the three years since, it's become the top watch on the market. But it's also kept a pretty similar-looking design. Updates have included GPS and full swim-ready water resistance in the Apple Watch Series 2, and onboard cellular connectivity in Apple …

Smartwatches

New 2018 iPhone, iPhone X Plus, iPhone 9: All the rumors on price, specs, release date

Go big or go cheap? That is the existential iPhone question Apple may tackle in 2018.<p>The company plans to introduce three new iPhone models later this year which may include a considerably larger version of the iPhone X -- the iPhone X Plus, perhaps -- as well as a significantly less expensive …

Mobile Technology

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

New MacBook Air Leak Reveals Surprising Upgrade

Is Apple set to break the disappointment of the last few years and finally update the MacBook Air? The latest information from the supply chain and manufacturing partners suggests that a new macOS powered laptop is on its way.<p>Perhaps the key pointer to a new laptop is the reporting in Digitimes of …

MacBook Air

How to Turn off Siri on iOS & macOS

iOS and Mac users may find Siri to be a real pain in the neck. If you're one of those people, you'll be pleased to know you can easily disable …

iOS

Steve Jobs Was Right When He Said Podcasts Were The Future Of Audio

Technology moves in mysterious ways and it’s the little things that change the world, not least when they’re engineered by the world’s most famous technologist.<p>Back in the summer of 2005, Steve Jobs and Apple announced they would support podcasts on iTunes. At the time, podcasts were considered …

Podcasting

MacBook Air: Could a 2018 refresh of the budget MacBook be on the way?

A refresh of the MacBook Air to celebrate a decade of sales could rejuvenate a MacBook model that has seemingly been left behind. Could Apple be …

MacBook Air

Apple Store seen growing to 600 locations worldwide by 2023

Gene Munster sees growth in China and India leading to a big future expansion, with Apple employing 80,000 customer service employees just at Apple …

Apple Store

Sony Unveils New Version of Its Top-Rated Aftermarket CarPlay System

Sony today introduced its new XAV-AX210 receiver, which doubles as an aftermarket CarPlay and Android Auto system.<p>The XAV-AX210 is an update to Sony's year-old XAV-AX200 receiver, with the headline new feature being support for iDatalink Maestro, a car audio system that seamlessly interfaces with …

Android Auto

See Apple Park's massive lunchroom doors open in epic fashion

There's been a lot of interest in Apple's fancy new corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California. Tech fans watched drone videos and longed to peer inside the Apple Park "spaceship."<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook just shared a new look behind the scenes, and now we're all enthusiastic about a …

Nearly a year later, opinions on the iPhone X’s most controversial new feature are still mixed

It has now been almost one year since Apple unveiled the iPhone X. The handset is a complete reimagining of Apple’s iPhone, and it’s without question …

Mobile Technology

Here's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's new 2018 MacBook Pro

Exclusive<p>Apple authorized reseller Adorama has issued even greater markdowns on Apple's brand-new 2018 MacBook Pro with combined instant and coupons …

MacBook Pro

Toyota Confirms CarPlay in 2019 Sienna

Toyota has confirmed on its website that CarPlay is a standard feature in all 2019 Sienna models sold in the United States. This is the first model year of the Sienna equipped with Apple's in-car software platform.<p>LE, SE, and XLE trims of the 2019 Sienna all feature a seven-inch touchscreen display …

iOS

Police are seeking help in solving another Apple Store robbery

The Roseville Police Department in California has released a photo of two of the thieves who robbed a local Apple Store this week.<p>The crooks stole 20 iPhones, two MacBook Pros, and one iPad mini. Fortunately no-one was hurt during the robbery, which involved no weapons.<p>In addition to the photo, the …

Apple Store