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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

Los Angeles

Cochlear releases new Made for iPhone hearing implant after working closely w/ Apple

Apple and Cochlear originally announced their partnership back in July, and today the first product out of that partnership is available. As detailed in a report from The Australian, Cochlear has released its Made for iPhone Nucleus 7 Sound Processor in Australia and it will soon come to other …

Hands-on: Best fast charger options for iPhone 8 and iPhone X [Video]

<i>Update: Separate tests by software engineer Dan Loewenherz show that a 10w charger is the sweet-spot if you’re looking to balance charging time against cost and portability.</i><p>The iPhone 8 and the upcoming iPhone X both support fast charging via Apple’s 29W USB-C adapter and USB-C to Lightning Cable. …

Popular interactive console game ‘Flower’ arrives on iOS

Acclaimed developer thatgamecompany has today brought Flower, one of its long popular titles, to iOS. If you haven’t heard of thatgamecompany or Flower before, you may remember the demo of upcoming iOS game Sky at Apple’s September event.<p>Flower is an interactive game that lets players control the …

Walt Mossberg, one of Steve Jobs’ favorite journos, is retiring

Walt Mossberg, the award-winning tech writer who was one of Steve Jobs’ favorite journalists, is retiring.<p>Currently serving as executive editor at <i>The Verge</i> and editor-at-large of <i>Recode</i>, Mossberg has been one of the best-known names in tech writing since 1991, when he started writing his “Personal …

How to tell if LG 5K UltraFine Displays have the shielding fix to prevent interference from wireless routers

If you’re buying a new LG UltraFine 5K Display and want to make sure it’s a newly manufactured model without improper shielding, there’s a way to find out without taking it home and using it near a wireless router.<p>We reported last week that LG has indeed resolved issues with using the new …

Mossberg: Lousy ads are ruining the online experience

But an alternative is elusive.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>Last Saturday, as the New England Patriots were sloppily beating the Houston Texans …

Digital Advertising

Get HyperDrive, the ultimate Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Hub for 2016 MacBook Pros while limited time pricing lasts

HyperDrive is a compact, super-fast USB-C hub for the new MacBook Pro and the first to take full advantage of Thunderbolt 3 speeds. Add back HDMI, two USB 3.1 ports, a microSD/SD slot, as well as Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C ports with a sleek aluminum hub available in both silver and space gray to match …

Mossberg: My tech report card for 2016

It was a hit-and-miss year<p>For lots of people, the year 2016 can’t end soon enough. Whether it’s the bitter, divisive presidential election; the misery in Syria; the horrible terrorist attacks in various cities; or the deaths of beloved figures, it’s been a lousy year.<p>It’s also been a mixed year for …

Fake News

Mossberg: Why the AT&T-Time Warner merger is dangerous

Can we count on Washington to keep the playing field level?<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>In my many years of covering business, I’ve yet to …

Time Warner

Mossberg: In tech, form too often trumps function

Nobody wants beige boxes, but practicality matters too.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>Almost exactly 15 years ago, in October of 2001, a major …

Galaxy Note

The LG UltraFine 4K is a great MacBook monitor

No Apple product was more overdue an update than the Thunderbolt Display. First sold in 2011, its unlaminated, un-Retina screen was beautiful in its day, but Apple gave it so little attention that it even chose to throw an adapter in the box rather than update its charging cable with the 2012 …

IPad Pro

Mossberg: Facebook can — and should — wipe out fake news

You’re a media company now, Facebook. Behave like one.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>Totally false news isn’t a new thing in the United States. In …

Internet

Mossberg: All the Walt that’s fit to print

Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and <b>Recode</b> by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of <b>Recode</b>.

Technology

MacBook Pro Diary: Temporary dongle hell as I migrate from my old machine …

My shiny new maxed-out 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar finally arrived yesterday, and it was time to migrate everything from my old Mac.<p>I wrote in the first piece that I was wasn’t overly concerned about the port situation, though did recognize that it wouldn’t be an entirely painless transition.<p>…

This Is What Disneyland's Opening Day Looked Like In 1955

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The best 4K & 5K USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 displays for MacBook Pro & MacBook

We already gave you the rundown on requirements for connecting your old DisplayPort and HDMI displays to the new MacBook Pro, and if you need a new monitor now, the best option going forward is probably to go all-in on USB-C. That goes not only for MacBook Pro or 12-inch MacBook users, but also …

Mossberg: The new MacBook Pro is a fast, slim tweener

But the battery’s iffy, the Touch Bar is just okay — and you’ll need dongles.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>Apple is realigning its familiar laptop …

MacBook Air

After new Pro launch, Apple immediately sells out of refurbished 15” last-gen MacBook Pros…

Apple has sold out of refurbished last-generation 15-inch MacBook Pros from its online store as the company introduces new models expected to ship to customers in the coming weeks.<p>As noted by customers on Reddit, Apple previously had several models of refurbished last-generation MacBook Pro models …

Apple also offers limited time discounts on new LG UltraFine 5K and 4K displays for MacBook Pro users

Following an announcement from Apple today that it would decrease prices of USB-C accessories to help ease the transition to the all USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro models, it’s also offering discounted pricing on the new LG UltraFine 5K and 4K displays that it introduced to go alongside the new …

Mossberg: The PC has become part of the furniture

New designs are coming, but not that old excitement<p>For a long, long time the PC was king. Whether it ran Windows, as most did, or was a premium-priced Mac, your desktop or laptop computer was your most cherished, most important digital device. For three decades, from roughly 1977 to 2007, people …

MacBook Pro

KGI: Apple to release new 13-inch MacBook plus two MacBook Pros at next week’s event, new iMac & 5K Display coming next year

Reliable Apple analyst KGI has published a report on Saturday outlining their predictions for Apple’s Mac roadmap ahead of the media event on October 27th. The report says that Apple will launch three new MacBooks at the event, a new 13 inch MacBook, a new 13 inch MacBook Pro and a new 15 inch …

How to make your own iMessage sticker pack, no coding required

I'm not sure why it took Apple so long to get aboard the sticker train, but as a long-time admirer of the cute stickers on KakaoTalk and Line, I firmly believe stickers are the best new feature on iMessage. No longer are we confined to the limited emotional range of emoji (I still love you, …

Apps

How to master the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Making sense of Apple’s latest mobile refresh<p>The iPhone 7 is a lot like its predecessor. It looks identical, save a slightly different camera on the standard model and an additional lens on the iPhone 7 Plus. And when put in a case, you wouldn’t be able to tell this year’s Apple product from last …

Apps

How to use iMessage's new features, effects, and stickers

Apple’s new iOS 10 update adds a bunch of fun new features to iMessage, including effects, apps, and stickers that you can send to your friends. Unfortunately, it's not immediately obvious how any of this actually works. Confused how to add stickers? Want to send messages with confetti? Read</b> …

Apps

Mossberg: Choosing the iPhone 7 is tougher than in the past

It’s a great phone, but where’s my headphone jack?<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>At a glance, you’d be hard-pressed to tell Apple’s new iPhone …

Gear & Gadgets

Signals from the future at Apple’s event

What wires and cables remain when it comes to the iPhone — and could these similarly be eliminated?<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Along with the rest of the core Tech.pinions …

Apple Watch

Mossberg: Apple, the king of tech taste and daring, takes a breather

Cupertino gambles it can wait an extra year for a new iPhone design<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Recode.</i><p>At this week’s annual Apple iPhone …

iPhone

The complete guide to using the iPhone Upgrade Program

On Sept. 9, a brand new, but very similar, iPhone will be available for pre-order. If you’re after a new phone, you may be considering the payment plan that Apple introduced last year, the iPhone Upgrade Program, a monthly installment program that promises a new phone each year. Or perhaps you got …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone is still a fundamentally superb phone

iPhone 7 looks like another winning iteration of Apple’s smartphone<p>As unhappy as I might be about Apple’s removal of the headphone jack, I have to admit that it’s not enough to spoil the appeal of the new iPhone 7. This is shaping up to be yet another excellent update to what was already, for many …

Phones