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Movies Anywhere: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

The new service links together iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Vudu, but how does it all work? We've got you covered.<p>There's a new streaming movie service called Movies Anywhere, and it almost sounds too good to true. It doesn't only put most of your online movies in one place, it puts them</i> …

Televisions

Greenpeace says Apple is almost top of the class, but could do better

Greenpeace has praised Apple’s energy initiatives in its new Guide to Greener Electronics report, although it notes that there is still work to be done in other areas.<p>Drilling down, Greenpeace awards Apple A- on its efforts involving sustainable energy, a B for its use of hazardous chemicals, and a …

Sustainability

Rhino’s new slider aims to bring motorized tracking shots to the masses

Tracking shots are a cinematic hallmark, but pulling them off generally requires — unsurprisingly — a track of some kind for smooth motion. And motorized tracks are pretty expensive, making them a tool that’s more limited to professional videographers than amateurs.<p>Rhino has been making camera …

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575: Movies everywhere-ish

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple!This week, Rene, Georgia, Lory, and …

Movies

Best weather apps for Apple Watch

Don't get blindsided by the weather, check out these great weather apps for your Apple Watch.Knowing what the forecast is going to not only help you …

Smartwatches

KRACK, the WPA2 exploit that kills Wi-Fi security, and what you need to know right now

Exploit in WPA2 means it's open season on your Wi-Fi network, no matter what router you use.<p>For years we've all depended on the WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected …

Wi-Fi

Sphero launches another adorable Star Wars Droid

This one's only available from Best Buy.Sphero, the maker of all those adorable rolling robots (BB-8 being one of our favorites), has unveiled its …

Star Wars

RunPee: The one app you should be using at the movies!

This seemingly silly app is surprisingly useful at the movie theater.I don't see a lot of movies in theaters these days — I'm not made of money — but …

Movies

Uber removing private iOS API that allowed them to record your display

Uber’s head of security communications has today announced that the company is removing access from its iOS app that may have allowed the company to record a user’s display unknowingly. Security researchers had noticed that Uber was given access to these private APIs by Apple, an unprecedented move …

Uber

How to manually manage your macOS High Sierra networking location

Need to have more than one networking profile on macOS High Sierra? Here's how you can do it!Most people will never have to (or want to) manage their …

Wi-Fi

Microsoft: Groove Music Is Dead, Long Live...Spotify?

After Dec. 31, 2017, you will no longer be able to stream, purchase, or download music in the Groove Music app. But you can use Spotify.<p>PCMag reviews …

Microsoft

Apple community responds to natural disasters

Natural Disasters

How to mark up documents in the Files app

This is how you can mark up documents in the Files app in iOS 11.With iOS 11, you can quickly mark up documents all over the system, including in the …

iOS

PGA TOUR's Presidents Cup — shot on iPhone 8 Plus

The PGA TOUR set photographer Brad Mangin loose on the Presidents Cup with an iPhone 8 Plus — and this is the result!Brad Mangin is shooting for the …

Presidents Cup

Adobe Illustrator and InDesign Not Working Properly with macOS High Sierra

Adobe this week recommended customers using its Illustrator and InDesign software hold off from updating to the new macOS High Sierra operating system. Illustrator and InDesign have not been updated for High Sierra and there are some incompatibility issues that prevent the apps from working …

iOS

iOS 11 is available tomorrow

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus now available

IPhone 8

Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular now available

Apple Watch

macOS High Sierra now available as a free update

MacOS High Sierra

Ikea uses iPhone 8 launch to remind us it still makes wirelessly charging furniture

‘This charges everything’<p>Ikea introduced furniture that can charge your phone through the Qi wireless charging standard back in 2015. Now, that Apple is adopting Qi in its latest iPhone 8 and iPhone X models, Ikea is piggybacking on the anticipated surge in popularity with some witty ads that play …

IPhone 8

Apple updates iWork suite for iOS 11

Apple has pushed updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on iPad and iPhone, updating its iWork apps to work with iOS 11. The apps now have full support for drag-and-drop, as well as giving us a glimpse of how the new iOS 11 file manager — named Files — works inside other apps. Let’s look at the …

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iPhone Upgrade Program: The ultimate guide

Want to upgrade to the latest iPhone each year <i>and</i> get Apple Care+ coverage on your purchase? Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program is a great way to get …

IPhone X

How the Equifax breach affects your enrollment in the iPhone Upgrade Program

If you've been affected by the Equifax data breach and put a freeze on your credit report access, here's what you need to know about enrolling or …

Identity Theft

Microsoft's latest Mac app is a toolbar for Office 365

Microsoft's Garage team has a new tool designed to make using Office 365 on your Mac a little easier. My Workspace is a menu bar that offers quick access to pinned documents, OneDrive files, your iCloud calendar and Skype calls. The tool sits in the system tray and is pretty unobtrusive, as you can …

Microsoft

These apps are dominating because of Hurricane Irma

Two of the most popular apps in the country right now owe their current popularity to an unlikely cause: hurricanes.<p>The extreme situation faced by …

Hurricane Irma

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Matej Grozdanovic had a dream. His dream was to build the best computer desk in the world. Even better, he wanted to build a desk that can be used in …

Geek

Mark Zuckerberg pledges to remove physical threats from Facebook after Charlottesville

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