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iOS 12 developer beta 9 is now available to break your phone

Last week, Apple suffered through the indignity of a messed-up beta launch, but it’s lost no time getting back on the highly metaphorical beta horse. …

iOS

This is the date you can pre-order your next iPhone

We already know quite a bit about the next-generation iPhones, and one of the remaining questions may have just been answered: when they’ll go on sale.<p>A German wireless phone provider has leaked part what we want to know: the date pre-orders will begin. The most likely release date can be …

Mobile Technology

Apple is smartly removing another useless Apple Watch feature

Apple is removing yet another Apple Watch feature when watchOS 5, the next version of the smartwatch's operating system, arrives this fall.<p>The next …

Smartwatches

Busted! Samsung uses stock photos as proof of camera quality

When Apple wants to show off the camera quality of its latest iPhone, it mines social media for user photos by searching the hashtag “Shot on iPhone.” Apple then has plenty of actual iPhone images it then licenses for advertising.<p>But when Samsung tried to tout the camera of the Galaxy A8 in a …

Social Media

Apple September 2018 iPhone Event Preview

What to expect from Apple's upcoming September event for iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, Mac, and more!Every September, all the attention in the tech …

MacBook Air

New MacBook Air Leak Reveals Surprising Upgrade

Is Apple set to break the disappointment of the last few years and finally update the MacBook Air? The latest information from the supply chain and manufacturing partners suggests that a new macOS powered laptop is on its way.<p>Perhaps the key pointer to a new laptop is the reporting in Digitimes of …

MacBook Air

Hands-on: iOS 12 beta 7/8 changes and features [Video]

After pulling the 7th iOS 12 beta due to issues with performance, Apple today released the 8th developer beta for iOS 12. In this brief hands-on walkthrough, we cover new changes and features across both betas.<p>iOS 12 beta 7/8 changes and features covered:<p>New splash screen for Messages explaining …

iOS

2018 iPhone prices leaked along with surprise

Apple is expected to unveil three new iPhones next month, and the 6.1-inch LCD model will reportedly get the most attention from Apple when it comes to production.<p>And there's a very good reason why.<p>$699 Starting Price?<p>According to just-revealed analysis from TrendForce (and spotted by MacRumors), …

Mobile Technology

Tom Holland Shares Amazing 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Stunt Video

Spider-Man star Tom Holland might try to tell you that he films all of his own stunts, but his own Instagram videos say otherwise.<p>On Tuesday, Holland …

Tom Cruise

AirPods Wireless Charging Case Said to Work With Any Qi-Certified Charging Mat

At its iPhone X event last September, Apple previewed a new wireless charging case for AirPods, for use with its upcoming AirPower charging mat. The new case looks similar to the current version, which charges via Lightning cable, but it has a built-in induction coil that also enables wireless …

Tech Trends

The 99% and the 1% - Drone photography of income inequality across the world -

A series of images captured from satellites in the Earth’s atmosphere, truly reflect the social imbalance on our planet. Of course, differences in …

Income Inequality

Apple rolls out new betas for macOS, tvOS and watchOS

Apple might have pulled its latest iOS 12 beta shortly after seeding it, but there are other updates for developers to get their hands on. A seventh beta release is now available for macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5.<p>As we near the public rollout of these updates this September, Apple is …

iOS

2018 OLED iPhones to support Apple Pencil, with 512GB top tier – Trendforce

Apple’s gamble on higher-priced iPhones appears to have paid off, with the iPhone X showing that plenty of people are willing to pay a four-figure sum for the right features.<p>TrendForce believes Apple may be taking a couple of steps to increase the appeal of this year’s flagship models, and to help …

Mobile Technology

Apple removes Group FaceTime calls from iOS 12, will deliver “later this fall”

Group FaceTime calls were supposed to be available with iOS 12. The feature would allow up to 32 people to place group FaceTime video calls. While …

iOS

This Siri Shortcut will automatically text your commute time to your spouse

This Siri Shortcut will send an iMessage to a friend, spouse or other contact telling them how long it will be until you get to their location. Once set up, all you need to do is say something simple (and easy to remember) like “Home soon.”<p>This shortcut uses a brand-new feature in Shortcuts beta …

iOS

Apple Loop: New iPhone X Video Leak, Apple Hides iPhone 9 Dual-Sim, More MacBook Pro Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a video of the three new iPhones for 2018, the iPhone X Plus secrets inside iOS 12, saying goodbye to the headphone dongle, hiding the dual-SIM iPhone, launch and release dates for the iPhones, more MacBook …

Mobile Technology

Proverbs 10:17 He who keeps instruction is in the way of life, But he who refuses correction goes astray. | New King James Version (NKJV)

Apple Pay has over 252M users globally, more popular internationally than US

Following a positive outlook on Apple’s earnings call last week, Loup Ventures is out today with an in-depth look at the state of Apple Pay. Currently, Loup Ventures estimates that just 20 percent of global smartphone users rely on their phone as a wallet, but it expects that number to rise to 80 …

Apple Pay

Apple pushes GiveBack program with trade-ins now worth instant credit toward new iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac

Apple rebranded its reuse and recycling trade-in program earlier this year as “Apple GiveBack.” Now, customers buying new devices on Apple’s website or the Apple Store app can use a trade-in to instantly offset the cost.<p>Previously, using Apple’s trade-in program online meant shipping off your …

Apple Store

iOS 12 brings big improvements to iPhone’s Portrait mode

iOS 12 packs a whole host of significant improvements that Apple didn’t get a chance to showcase during its WWDC preview. One of those, according to one developer, is a greatly-enhanced Portrait mode for compatible iPhone models.<p>The image below highlights the impressive difference between a …

iOS

Lightroom might be the best camera app on iOS

If you want to shoot great RAW photos on your iPhone, you should use Adobe Lightroom. That’s right. According to tests, Adobe’s excellent photo editing app also has an amazing camera built-in. And best of all, it’s free, provided you don’t mind signing up for an Adobe ID.<p>Blogger and tech fan Matt …

Tutorials

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ casting accidentally confirms 2 ‘Infinity War’ survivors

We all know that most of the “dead” characters in <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> will return, somehow, in the as-yet-untitled <i>Avengers 4</i>. However, we weren’t …

Marvel Universe

How to share Apple iCloud storage with Family Share

Real estate is always at a premium, so why should online real estate -- namely cloud storage -- be any different? Some people have roommates to make ends meet, and some of us need a family member with a large iCloud plan to accommodate all those selfies. Fortunately, Apple offers shared iCloud …

MacBook Pro

Analyst: iPhone X Plus to start at $999 as refreshed iPhone X drops to $899

Apple is said to have a larger, 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus in store for later this year, and previous rumors have said that such a device would feature a screen resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels.<p>Now, Brazilian Apple news site <i>iHelpBR</i> has found evidence in the latest iOS 12 beta that seemingly confirms …

Mobile Technology

Amazing Footage Shows the Moment a 12-Foot Great White Shark Jumped Out of the Water at a Researcher

Amazing footage shows a scientist’s dangerously close encounter with a 12-foot great white shark.<p>Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries …

White Shark

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! | New King James Version (NKJV)

Bible

You won’t believe why this famous Christian pastor was forced to remove his ‘offensive’ billboard ads…

This is insane. Christian pastor Greg Laurie was forced to remove his billboard ads because the company he hired to run the ads received complaints. …

Southern California

Tim Cook: $1 trillion cap ‘not the most important measure of success’

Apple became the first company to ever reach a $1 trillion market cap on Wednesday as its share price soared to $207.39. But according to CEO Tim Cook, this is “not the most important measure of our success.”<p>In an email to Apple employees, Cook says that financial returns are simply the result of …

Tim Cook

iOS 12 beta confirms iPad Pro overhaul with edge-to-edge screen

This year’s iPad Pro will boast Face ID and a new iPhone X-style bezel-less design, code and assets hidden in the iOS 12 developer beta seemingly confirms.<p>The asset relating to the new asset was discovered in the battery usage user interface part of the new developer beta. It’s an icon depicting an …

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