Is CES a trouble spot for Apple?

IS CES A TROUBLE SPOT FOR APPLE?

The reports are in from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, and they're not good if you're an Apple watcher: The days of CES being...

Cook says 'people weren't paying attention' but vows to let users turn off iPhone throttling

COOK SAYS 'PEOPLE WEREN'T PAYING ATTENTION' BUT VOWS TO LET USERS TURN OFF IPHONE THROTTLING

In an interview with ABC News to tout Apple's new jobs strategy, second U.S. campus, and repatriation of some $250 billion in overseas...

 
 
 
'Hey Siri, give me the news' leaves beta, works with NPR, Fox, CNN, and Washington Post

'HEY SIRI, GIVE ME THE NEWS' LEAVES BETA, WORKS WITH NPR, FOX, CNN, AND WASHINGTON POST

One of those things people expect to be able to do with smart speakers is to get a news briefing in the morning. It was one of Alexa's...

IPhone fixation: It's all on Apple

IPHONE FIXATION: IT'S ALL ON APPLE

It appears that some of you have an iPhone fixation! The Macalope is, of course, talking about the members of the tech punditry corps,...

 
 
 
How Apple can turn the iPhone into an ultra portable MacBook Air

HOW APPLE CAN TURN THE IPHONE INTO AN ULTRA PORTABLE MACBOOK AIR

Amid the battles over bezels, screens, and battery life, there's one thing that all iPhones have in common: They're powerful enough...

Meltdown and Spectre, iPhone addiction, CES, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 588

MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE, IPHONE ADDICTION, CES, AND YOUR COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS: MACWORLD PODCAST EPISODE 588

How do the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities affect Apple users? Is iPhone addition a problem? And does the recent Consumer...

 
 
 
How to set up a new iPhone by restoring it from an older device

HOW TO SET UP A NEW IPHONE BY RESTORING IT FROM AN OLDER DEVICE

Macworld readers are likely quite used to restoring their iOS devices. Sometimes, you'll need to bring your iPhone or iPad in or ship...

Toyota to finally offer CarPlay in some 2019 models

TOYOTA TO FINALLY OFFER CARPLAY IN SOME 2019 MODELS

If you hop over to Apple's CarPlay site , you'll notice that Toyota is listed among the partner car manufacturers. It's been there...

 
 
 
Steam is selling Papers, Please for $2 today

STEAM IS SELLING PAPERS, PLEASE FOR $2 TODAY

Yearning to smuggle drugs or participate in other questionable antics on the border of an imaginary Eastern Bloc-esque country? Today's...

The greatest form of flattery: The copy and pasting of iPhone features

THE GREATEST FORM OF FLATTERY: THE COPY AND PASTING OF IPHONE FEATURES

The tea leaves have been read and, once again, it's a bold brew of Apple doom. Writing for BGR, Zach Epstein is the latest contestant...

 
 
 
Save 80% On A Lifetime Of Aura Premium's AI Powered Meditation App

SAVE 80% ON A LIFETIME OF AURA PREMIUM'S AI POWERED MEDITATION APP

2018 is here, and while everyone else stresses over ambitious resolutions, how about you keep things simple and just make this year...

Macs are the worst: Other than everything else

MACS ARE THE WORST: OTHER THAN EVERYTHING ELSE

Bad news, everyone. Macs sometimes have bugs. Time to ditch your Mac and, uh... well, the next step isn't so clear. Writing for the...

 
 
 
Aukey is selling its 12,000mAh power bank for $12 right now

AUKEY IS SELLING ITS 12,000MAH POWER BANK FOR $12 RIGHT NOW

Today's a good time for getting a deal on mobile charging gear: Aukey via Amazon has dropped the price of its 12,000mAh portable charger...

An Apple device for all seasons

AN APPLE DEVICE FOR ALL SEASONS

Allow me to indulge my imagination for just a moment. Over the past few months there's been plenty of discussion about the future of...

 
 
 
Get 33% Off H&R Block's Federal & State Tax Software, Plus a 5% Amazon Bonus

GET 33% OFF H&R BLOCK'S FEDERAL & STATE TAX SOFTWARE, PLUS A 5% AMAZON BONUS

If you're a tax time do-it-yourselfer, this is a deal that will save you money, and potentially make you some money as well. H&R Block's...

Just do it: Speeding up the iPhone treadmill

JUST DO IT: SPEEDING UP THE IPHONE TREADMILL

Good news, Apple! Your problems are all about to be solved. Writing for The Motley Fool, Ashraf Eassa thinks he's figured it out. “Hey,...

 
 
 
How to fix the location on mistagged photos

HOW TO FIX THE LOCATION ON MISTAGGED PHOTOS

IDG The Preview app offers raw EXIF previewing, which can let you see if there's something wrong in the underlying metadata. Mac 911...

HomeKit FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's smart home ecosystem

HOMEKIT FAQ: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT APPLE'S SMART HOME ECOSYSTEM

We may not yet live in the world of the Smart Home, but we're getting there. Consumers are starting to outfit their homes with connected...

 
 
 
What the iPhone, iPad, and iOS need in 2018

WHAT THE IPHONE, IPAD, AND IOS NEED IN 2018

2017 was a pretty great year for iOS. A whole lot of my wish-list items for iPhone and iPad got checked off. And yet, like a kid who...

Yet another macOS High Sierra bug: Unlock App Store system preferences with any password

YET ANOTHER MACOS HIGH SIERRA BUG: UNLOCK APP STORE SYSTEM PREFERENCES WITH ANY PASSWORD

Less than two months ago, Apple users discovered a bug in macOS that allowed anyone to log in with root access. Apple apologized and...

 
 
 



MIUI 9 comes with Game Speed Booster, here's how it works

MIUI 9 comes with Game Speed Booster, here's how it works

MIUI 9 update was announced in July, and a global rollout began on November 2. Xiaomi said that 40 devices would get the latest version of the user interface, including phones... Read more ...

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just became an actual billionaire with $1.4...

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just became an actual billionaire with $1.4 billion in cash, and he plans to start giving it away

It's been a good day for former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick A deal with perhaps the most powerful investor in tech, a deal in the works for months, closed today. That deal dropped... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

Nintendo Switch goes big with a bunch of new eShop games today

If you own a Nintendo Switch and you have found you've run out of things to play, then we've got some good news for you. The Nintendo Switch eShop adds an impressive 16 titles... Read more ...

Senate passes controversial spying law that scoops up Americans' phone calls...

Senate passes controversial spying law that scoops up Americans' phone calls and emails without a warrant

The Senate voted 65-34 on extending a controversial warrantless-surveillance program. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the measure by the end of the week. Despite... Read more ...

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

Nintendo Sells 2.6 Million Units Of Hardware In The U.S. In December Alone

As the hibernating bear of sales analysis wakes up from its post-Christmas lull, it is time for companies to brag about how much hardware they sold over the holiday. First up... Read more ...

Amazon announces 20 finalist cities for its second headquarters

Amazon announces 20 finalist cities for its second headquarters

Amazon has narrowed the search for its second headquarters down to 20 cities, which it intends to work with to make a final pick by the end of 2018. The finalists are: Atlanta... Read more ...

Will 2018 be Pokémon's most legendary year yet?

Will 2018 be Pokémon's most legendary year yet?

The Pokémon Company has big plans for the New Year as they unleash some of the series' most elusive Pokémon on the world. Incredibly rare legendary Pokémon will be making a... Read more ...

Cook says 'people weren't paying attention' but vows to let users turn off...

Cook says 'people weren't paying attention' but vows to let users turn off iPhone throttling

In an interview with ABC News to tout Apple's new jobs strategy, second U.S. campus, and repatriation of some $250 billion in overseas cash, Tim Cook also spoke for the first... Read more ...

Android Wear 2.8 is arriving on some devices with a new black theme

Android Wear 2.8 is arriving on some devices with a new black theme

There isn't a lot of positive news these days about Android Wear, but it looks like an update will be adding an often-requested feature. A few users over in the Android Wear... Read more ...

Samsung wants to best Apple with a notch-free phone

Samsung wants to best Apple with a notch-free phone

In a patent application published Thursday, Samsung showed off what its Galaxy devices might look like if they had edge-to-edge displays. In the proposed design, Samsung would... Read more ...