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Apple could be redesigning the iBooks app

As AppleInsider first spotted, the first beta of iOS 11.3 includes a subtle change. iBooks is now called Books. And Mark Gurman thinks it could be a sign that there will be bigger changes with Apple’s ebook reading app.<p>According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a new design for the iBooks app on …

Apple adding its own co-processors to three Macs in 2018, Bloomberg reports

A new report claims that two new MacBooks and a Mac desktop will feature custom chips that assist Intel CPUs with some processing duties. Could Macs …

Apple confirms iOS 11.3 will let you turn off controversial throttling of older iPhones

But the option isn’t yet in the first beta<p>Apple has just announced that its next update to iOS 11, version 11.3, will include a toggle for disabling processor throttling and slowed performance in iPhones that contain older, chemically-aged batteries. CEO Tim Cook tipped that this feature was on the …

iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 Introduce Support for AirPlay 2

The new developer betas of iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 introduce AirPlay 2 features, allowing for multi-room music playback on Apple TVs using your iPhone.<p>With iOS 11.3 installed on an iOS device and tvOS 11.3 installed on one or more fourth or fifth-generation Apple TVs, you can use AirPlay 2 to stream …

Apple

Apple reportedly revamping iBooks app with iOS 11 App Store inspired design

According to a new report from <i>Bloomberg</i>, Apple will revamp the iBooks app later this year with a major redesign, with a new ‘Reading Now’ tab, a separate section for audiobooks and a store interface that draws from the same design language as the iOS 11 App Store.<p>The report follows the launch of …

Audiobooks

Video demos all the new iOS 11.3 features except the one we want to see most

Apple on Wednesday announced the next major iOS update that will soon be available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, iOS 11.3, and then released the …

Health Records

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with font, privacy, Timeline, shell, and settings improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with font, privacy, Timeline, shell, settings, Hyper-V, and access improvements. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce (but we already know a little about).<p>Windows …

Everything New in iOS 11.3: iCloud Messages, Animoji, Health Records, AirPlay 2 and More

Apple today released the first beta of an upcoming iOS 11.3 update, and it introduces quite a few new features, including several major changes and a long list of smaller tweaks. iCloud Messages, a long-promised feature has finally made its debut in iOS 11.3, and there are new Animoji, new ARKit …

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Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle

Chronicle says its processing power and machine learning capabilities can help fight cyber crime.<p>Google parent company Alphabet has a new business and it's all about cybersecurity. Chronicle is an independent business under the Alphabet umbrella and it's aimed at helping companies find, track and …

Machine Learning

Alphabet Chronicle: Why Is Google’s Latest Moonshot a Cybersecurity Firm?

Google’s parent company Alphabet has been known to invest billions of dollars in so-called moonshots, ranging from jetpacks to immortality, so its …

The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

Prime Day pricing is back for the wildly popular Google Wifi system

Are you still living in the past with a one-router system in your home? Do you curse and throw things every time you walk into a Wi-Fi dead spot? Do …

Wi-Fi

Possible Amazon cloud failure worries tech community - Financial News

Responding to an FN article on banks' over-reliance on AWS, experts warn of potential havoc in the event the system went down<p>The tech community has …

New Trojan Never Saves a File during Its Infection Chain

A new trojan leverages a fileless infection chain in that it never saves a file to the machine, thereby making analysis via a sandbox more difficult. …

Need a new password? Here are 306 million to avoid

If you're in the market for new, unique password, Troy Hunt has a trove of what you don't want.<p>Hunt, the security expert behind the Have I Been Pwned website, on Thursday released a searchable tool that contains 306 million previously compromised passwords. The tool's database of passwords, …