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How to Use macOS Mojave's New Dynamic Desktop Feature

Apple in macOS Mojave introduced Dynamic Desktops, which are wallpapers that shift with the time of day, changing the lighting and look of the wallpaper with the progress of the sun across the sky.<p>For example, in the afternoon, the lighting in the wallpaper is at its peak brightness and the image …

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Does this little green dot mean a new AirPods case is imminent?

Now with a charging status indicator<p>Apple released a fresh beta version of iOS 12 today, and with it came an apparent look at the next AirPods case, as first spotted by <i>9to5Mac</i>. We had an idea this case was coming at some point and that it would likely include a charge status indicator light on the …

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Everything we know so far about the Apple Watch Series 4

As we’ve noted before, Apple has a busy fall ahead of itself this year. Even with new iPhones, iPads, and Macs on the docket, the star of the show for some might be the Apple Watch Series 4.<p>Read on as we roundup everything we currently know about Apple Watch Series 4, including design changes, new …

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Where are Fortnite’s birthday challenges?

The cake is on its way<p>There was supposed to be a selection of challenges to celebrate <i>Fortnite’s</i> first birthday included with this morning’s patch, but some players are reporting that the challenges are missing from the game.<p>Epic Games has cleared up the mystery: If you don’t have the challenges …

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HomePod OS 12 private beta reportedly includes Siri multiple timers, make and answer phone calls, more

Apple has seeded a private beta for HomePod to Apple corporate and (some) retail employees for a while. iGeneration is reporting that the HomePod OS 12.0 beta, presumably set to be released alongside iOS 12 in the fall, has several major new features for Siri on the HomePod.<p>The beta reportedly …

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iPhone X: 2018 Phones Might Come With Exclusive, ‘Must-Have’ Accessory, Per ‘Macotakara’

Due to a lack of supply, the rumored 18-watt fast chargers are not expected to be sold separately for the meantime, as further noted by the Japanese …

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Apple specialists to hold live HomePod question and answer session next week

Apple today announced that it is holding a live HomePod question and answer session next week. The event will be held on its support forums, with specialists available during a four-hour window to answer Homepod-related questions.<p>As first noticed by <i>MacRumors</i>, Apple specialists will be available via …

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Fourth Beta of tvOS 12 Now Available for Registered Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after releasing the third beta and more than a month after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple …

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iOS 12 developer beta 4 for iPhone and iPad now available

Time to update your iPhones and iPads — iOS 12 developer beta 4 is out now. This beta is one of the last versions to possibly include interface tweaks, so we’ll dig in and see if anything has changed.<p>New in iOS 12<p>iOS 12 includes several significant changes for iPhone and iPad including performance …

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Apple-owned Texture magazine service dropping Premium pricing to $10/month

Earlier this year, Apple announced that it was acquiring popular digital magazine service Texture as part of its efforts to highlight quality journalism. Now, Texture has announced that it is cutting the price of its Premium tier from $14.99 to $9.99 per month…<p>Texture made the announcement in an …

Drug users count on Apple Watch, Fitbit to monitor heart rate during binges

Some people use their Apple Watch or Fitbit to track their health and exercise routines. Other people have found a different use: staying safe during drug binges.<p>Several people on Reddit, Twitter and other social media platforms have been sharing stories about using their wearable devices to track …

Apple expands Apple Maps Traffic data to six new countries

Apple today has updated its Feature Availability webpage to reflect that real-time traffic information is now available in six new countries around the globe. The move marks Apple’s continued expansion of select region-based features…<p>As noted by MacRumors, real-time traffic information is now …

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with max 32 GB RAM, ‘improved’ third-generation keyboard, True Tone, and new Intel chips

Apple has today updated the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with a spec bump refresh. The laptops feature Intel’s latest eighth-generation processors, with a six-core option on the 15-inch model. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro can also be specced with up to 32 GB RAM, with a DDR4 configuration. The …

PSA: If You Recently Bought a 2017 MacBook Pro, You Might Be Able to Get a Refund

If you recently purchased a 2017 MacBook Pro prior to today's announcement of the new 2018 models, it's possible that Apple might allow you to return the machine for one of the updated 2018 MacBook Pros.<p>There's a two-week return policy on all Apple products, so if your 2017 MacBook Pro was …

Apple reportedly launching new iPhones in blue, orange, and gold colors

Apple is expected to launch larger iPhone models later this year, and they may arrive in a variety of colors. <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that Apple’s rumored 6.5-inch OLED iPhone will launch in black, white, and a new gold color. The rumored 6.1-inch LED iPhone …

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The latest iOS 12 beta introduces a cool new feature that Apple didn’t announce

A month ago, Apple unveiled its latest software innovations across all platforms, with iOS 12 being the most important announcement that came out of …

Apple Seeds Third Beta of iOS 12 to Developers

- Jul 3, 2018<p>Apple on Tuesday seeded the third beta of iOS 12 to developers. The third beta of iOS 12 is build number 16A5318d.<p>What’s New in iOS 12 …

New Evidence in iOS 12 of Apple's Upcoming iPad With Face ID

Steven Troughton-Smith today shared new evidence in iOS 12 that Apple is close to launching an iPad with Face ID.<p>The well-known developer discovered an iPad-ready implementation of AvatarKit, the software framework that Apple's Animoji feature relies on.<p>Previously, only the iPhone X firmware has …

Find My iPhone: How to Turn Off Find My iPhone with 3 Easy Methods

Find my iPhone is an Apple security feature that can help you locate a missing or stolen iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch by signing into icloud.com or using the Find My iPhone app on another iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch or on a Mac. Find my iPhone is essentially an iPhone tracker that can help locate …

2018 iPhone X with USB-C: Why we want it but won't get it

Believe it or not, the launch of the 2012 iPhone 5 was highly controversial for two reasons. The first one -- the replacement of the Google-powered Maps app with Apple Maps -- was rendered moot when a proper Google Maps app came to the phone three months later. But the sting of the second took …

How to Create and Use Memoji in iOS 12

In iOS 11, Apple introduced animated emoji characters called Animoji, which are designed to mimic your facial expressions. In iOS 12, Animoji have grown to encompass Memoji, which are customizable humanoid Animoji characters that you can design to look just like you.<p>Memoji can do all of the same …

How to Rearrange the Control Center in watchOS 5

In watchOS 5, you can rearrange the Control Center to put the Control Center features that you use at the top, so they're quicker to access when you swipe up on your Apple Watch.<p>Unfortunately, there's no way to remove features you don't often use, but you can bury those less desirable options at …

Save Up to 40% on Anker's Portable Batteries, Lightning Cables, and More

A few weeks after our last offer, <i>MacRumors</i> has again partnered with Anker to offer our readers up to 40 percent off eight of Anker's iPhone and iPad charging products. The savings target two lightning cables, a Qi-compatible wireless charger, a wall charger, a car charger, and three portable …

Apple schedules Q3 2018 earnings release for July 31st

Apple announced today that it will release its third quarter earnings on July 31st. That same day, it will hold an earnings call with investors at 2PM PT/5PM ET. The date was first reported by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.<p>As a refresher, Apple announced its Q2 earnings on May 1st. The company reported …

watchOS 5 beta now includes ‘Raise To Speak’ Siri on Apple Watch without ‘Hey Siri’

‘Raise To Speak’ Siri is a new Apple Watch feature included in the watchOS 5 update that allows you to activate the voice assistant without saying ‘Hey Siri’ or pressing any buttons.<p>Raise to Speak was first announced at WWDC in early June, but the feature didn’t appear to work when watchOS 5 beta 1 …

This year's iPhones might finally come with a USB-C fast charger in the box

The first half of 2018 is over, and that can only mean one thing: iPhone rumors are popping off.<p>The latest rumor comes courtesy of Macotara.jp, which …

How to Add an Apple Watch Workout Manually

The Apple Watch Workout app is a fantastic activity tracker app. This fitness app not only tracks the duration and type of your workouts but also monitors other metrics like calories burned and distance traveled. Once your running, cardio, swimming, or other workout has been tracked, it counts …

These are the all-time most popular iOS apps and games from 2010-2018

Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the iOS App Store, App Annie has put together an interesting and detailed look at the first decade of app downloads. Follow along after the break for a look at the all-time most popular apps and games by downloads, revenue, and much more.<p>The full App Annie report …

Apple’s new USB-C fast charger for iPhone leaks out early

Pictures of Apple’s rumored USB-C iPhone fast charger have leaked out ahead of its official debut.<p>The images claim to show a prototype version of the 18-watt power adapter, which is expected to ship with Apple’s next-generation iPhone lineup later this year. Apple likely will include the USB-C …

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta

<i>TechCrunch</i> has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those Apple Maps vans we’ve seen on the road for years.<p>The results of this effort will show up first in the next iOS 12 …

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