Jesus Cazares

13,165 Flips | 7 Magazines | 13 Likes | 40 Following | 449 Followers | @jmcazares | Police Chaplain

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1 to Public Beta Testers With Group FaceTime

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to its public beta testing group, two days after releasing the beta to developers and three days after the launch of iOS 12, a new major version of the iOS software.<p>Beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program will …

iOS

Amazon Reveals New Alexa-Compatible Echo Speakers, Subwoofer, Amplifiers, Microwave, Wall Clock, and More

Amazon held a big hardware event today at The Seattle Spheres, located at Amazon's headquarters campus in Washington state. The event was notable for Amazon, with senior vice president of Amazon Devices Dave Limp stating that it marked the largest number of devices and features that Amazon has ever …

Smart Homes

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1 update to its public beta testing group, two days after providing the beta to developers and three days after releasing the tvOS 12 update.<p>The tvOS 12.1 public beta can be obtained by going to the Settings app on the Apple TV and navigating …

Beta Testing

New Apple Watch Series 4 Faces Were Captured as Live Effects, Not Computer Rendered

The Apple Watch Series 4 has multiple new watch faces for users to choose from, including Fire, Water, Liquid Metal, and Vapor faces that were custom-designed for Series 4 to interact with the edges of its larger display. Apple briefly showed off these faces during its September 12 keynote in …

Apple Watch

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Orders Now Shipping After Erroneous 'Shipment on Hold' Status

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 orders are now shipping to customers around the world, with the first deliveries set to arrive at doorsteps tomorrow, Friday, September 21.<p>There were concerns earlier today after some customers noticed their iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max order had …

Customers

iOS 12.1 Simulator Supports Virtualized 4K External Displays, Hinting at USB-C Port for iPad Pro

After installing the 12.1 beta, the iOS Simulator in Xcode appears to offer support for virtualized 4K external displays, according to developer Steven Troughton-Smith.<p>That's not a feature that's possible with existing iOS devices using a Lightning to HDMI adapter, which suggests it could be a new …

IPad Pro

HomePod Holds Estimated 70% Share of Growing $200+ Smart Speaker Market

While the HomePod did not rank among the top five smart speakers in worldwide shipments last quarter, it is dominating the premium end of the market, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.<p>Strategy Analytics claims the HomePod accounts for 70 percent of the small but growing $200-plus smart …

Amazon Echo

iPhone XS and XS Max Have 4GB of RAM, XR Has 3GB; XS Max and XR Have Larger 3,174 and 2,942 mAH Batteries

The battery capacities and RAM inside the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR have surfaced in regulatory filings Apple is required to submit to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.<p>China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, often shortened to TENAA, is sort …

Batteries

iPhone X Cases May Have Slightly Imperfect Fit on iPhone XS Due to New Camera Bump Dimensions

While the iPhone X and iPhone XS have identical overall dimensions, a new report suggests that iPhone X cases may have a slightly imperfect fit on the iPhone XS due to very slight changes to the camera bump dimensions.<p>No, the camera bump is not any thicker, as <i>Daring Fireball</i>'s John Gruber confirmed …

iPhone

Code in iOS 12.1 Update Hints at Landscape Face ID Support for Upcoming iPad Pro Models

Code in the iOS 12.1 beta released this morning suggests Face ID has built-in support for landscape orientation, according to information shared by developer Steven Troughton-Smith.<p>A rendering of the upcoming iPad Pro said to be based on leaked CAD drawings<p>According to Troughton-Smith, landscape …

IPad Pro

Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers With Group FaceTime

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, just one day after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software.<p>Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1 beta from Apple's Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile …

iOS

Google Maps Updated With Support for CarPlay in iOS 12

Google today updated its popular Google Maps navigation app, introducing support for CarPlay. With iOS 12, third-party mapping apps work with CarPlay for the first time, giving CarPlay users an alternative to the built-in Apple Maps app.<p>Prior to iOS 12, CarPlay users were forced to use the Apple …

Google Maps

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 5.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1 update to developers, just one day after releasing the new watchOS 5 operating system.<p>Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta can be downloaded through the dedicated …

Apple Watch

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Developers

Apple this morning seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, just one day after releasing the tvOS 12 update.<p>Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 12.1 developer beta can be downloaded onto the Apple TV via a …

TvOS

1Password, LastPass, Dashlane and More Updated With Support for iOS 12's AutoFill Password Feature

Multiple popular password management apps for iOS devices have been updated with support for a convenient new iOS 12 feature, Password AutoFill.<p>With Password AutoFill, logins and passwords stored in third-party password management apps will be available throughout the iOS 12 operating system right …

iOS

Photographer Austin Mann Shares First Photos Captured With iPhone XS

Photographer Austin Mann, who often goes hands-on with new iPhone models in exotic locations to test their capabilities in real world situations, has taken a first look at the iPhone XS and shared some images captured with the new device.<p>Mann took the iPhone XS to Zanzibar to test it out, and …

iPhone

Apps Introducing Support for Siri Shortcuts and Other iOS 12 Features

Apple this morning released iOS 12, and following the update, hundreds of apps are introducing support for the new features, including Siri Shortcuts. Siri Shortcuts let you create multi-step automations using first and third-party apps that can be activated through Siri voice command.<p>Below, we've …

iOS

Apple Watch, AirPods, and Other Apple Goods to Be Exempt From China Tariffs

The Apple Watch, AirPods, and some other Apple products will be exempted from a proposed $200 billion tariff on Chinese goods, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>An updated list of products affected by the tariffs is expected to be released today, and it will not include a product category that covers Apple Watch, …

Apple Watch

Apple TV Remote App Gains Support for New Screen Sizes, Password AutoFill

Apple today updated its Apple TV Remote app for iOS devices to introduce several new features for the 2018 iPhone lineup and the iOS 12 update, which was released this morning.<p>The app now supports new screen sizes, making it compatible with the upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max and the upcoming …

Apple TV

Apple Releases iOS 12 With Faster Performance, Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, Revamped Maps App, ARKit 2.0, and More

Apple today officially released iOS 12, the latest operating system designed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. iOS 12 is available on all devices able to run iOS 11, which includes the iPhone 5s and later, the iPad mini 2 and later, the iPad Air and later, and the 6th-generation iPod touch.<p>The …

iOS

Galaxy Note 9 reportedly catches fire in woman's purse

A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously caught fire inside a New York woman's purse earlier this month, according to a lawsuit.<p>Real estate agent Diane Chung says in her lawsuit she was using the new handset on Sept. 3 when it suddenly became "extremely hot," the New York Post reported Saturday. Chung …

Galaxy Note

5 Worst Things to Do to Build Bigger Shoulders

1 of 6<p>Get Shoulder Savvy<p>If there is one muscle group that can truly set you apart from the rest of the pack it is the shoulders. Why do I say that? …

Biomechanics

Apple iOS 12: 14 Awesome Features You Should Know About And How To Use Them

At the iPhone event on September 12th, Apple said that iOS 12 will be released on September 17th. iOS 12 is primarily focused on performance improvements and the fine-tuning of existing features. But there are a few brand new features in iOS 12 that you should know about. Here are some of the best …

iOS

Apple Releases Golden Master Version of iOS 12 Shortcuts App

Ahead of next week's launch of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, Apple has released an updated version of the Shortcuts app that will be available once iOS 12 is released.<p>The new Shortcuts beta is the golden master (GM) version of the app, which represents the final version of the app that will be …

Apps

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

Here's Every Apple Watch Series 4 Collection Going Up for Pre-Order on September 14

The debut of new Apple Watch models every year brings an assortment of non-customizable collections, which bundle in one case finish (Stainless Steel or Aluminum) with one band. If you're interested in the new Apple Watch Series 4, you'll have to purchase one of these collections in order to get …

Apple Watch

iPhone XR Could Account for Over Half of New iPhone Sales in Second Half of 2018

Global shipments of Apple's new iPhone lineup should exceed 85 million units in the second half of the year, according to research conducted by <i>DigiTimes</i>, with the more budget-friendly iPhone XR expected to account for over half of all sales.<p>Shipments of the LCD-based 6.1-inch iPhone XR are expected …

iPhone

Moment Launches MFi-Approved Battery Photo Case for iPhone X and iPhone XS

Smartphone lens maker Moment has begun shipping the first MFi-approved Battery Photo Case compatible with iPhone X and the new iPhone XS.<p>The battery case first drew interest earlier this year as a Kickstarter campaign highlighting several notable features, some of which are clearly aimed at …

Micro USB

Tim Cook on iPhone Prices: 'We Want to Serve Everyone'

At an event in Cupertino yesterday, Apple announced three new iPhone models: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Prices for the iPhones start at $749 for the iPhone XR in 64GB, and increase to as much as $1,449 for the iPhone XS Max in 512GB, which represents Apple's most expensive iPhone …

Tim Cook

How the iPhone Xs Max Compares to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Apple Inc. introduced the world to its largest-ever smartphone Wednesday, the iPhone Xs Max. With a 6.5-inch screen, it dwarfs the 3.5-inch display …

Galaxy Note