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  • iFixit did a livestream this year of its iPhone 11 Pro teardown. Now it is diving in and analyzing all of its findings. Notably, iFixit has noticed a new board in the iPhone 11 Pro Max that was may have been included for the bilateral wireless charging feature that was expected but didn’t end up shipping with this year’s iPhones. more… The post iPhone 11 Pro teardown reveals new board under battery, possibly for bilateral wireless charging appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Earlier this summer, Apple formally asked the Trump administration for tariff exemptions for its new Mac Pro and some accessories. Trump responded in a tweet that Apple would not be given waivers for Mac Pro parts and said “Make them in the USA, no Tariffs!” Despite those words, a new report says that Apple has been given tariff exemption approval for 10 of its recent requests for Mac Pro components and some of the company’s accessories. more… The post Despite Trump saying no, Apple’s Mac Pro tariff exemption requests are being approved appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After Apple announced at its iPhone 11 event that its newest phones have the “toughest glass in a smartphone” it’s no surprise that we’re seeing that put to the test on launch day. The first drop tests show how the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max fare from up to 11-foot drops on concrete. more… The post iPhone 11’s ‘toughest glass in a smartphone’ put to the test appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • It’s launch day for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro and Apple is using the entire homepage of its website to promote the latest iPhones and their new features. We’ve also got a behind the scenes look at the triple-camera  on the iPhone 11 Pro with a new video. Meanwhile, at Apple Stores, the company is promoting its services to customers with new physical retail cards. more… The post iPhone 11 takes over Apple․com, TV+ and other services promoted on retail cards appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • To spotlight the new iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5, Apple has refreshed its retail stores across the world with an array of new fixtures, imagery, and displays. The changes call attention to popular features of the new iPhones and the variety of bands available for the Apple Watch Series 5. more… The post Everything new in Apple Stores for iPhone 11: Window displays, redesigned Avenues, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • While a majority of camera comparisons are testing out the new iPhone 11 lineup against devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10, Google’s Pixel 3, and more, iJustine decided to have some fun and show off just how far Apple has come by comparing the iPhone 11 Pro Max camera system to the original iPhone. more… The post iPhone 11 makes the original iPhone camera look like a potato appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Major apps and games developers including Fortnite, PlayerUnknown: Battlegrounds (PUBG), and other titles are warning players not to update to iOS 13 due to a bug with the triple-finger tap-and-hold gesture. The text-editing gesture is affecting gameplay as it steals touches from the game, even though there are no textfields visible. This affects lots of apps but especially games that involve players regularly having three fingers on the display, like first-person shooters. The problem is so bad that PUBG is even displaying a warning message in the game. more… The post iPhone games including Fortnite and PUBG are unplayable on iOS 13 due to gesture bug, warning players not to update appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has today released the Golden Master (GM) version of tvOS 13 and also iOS 13.1 beta 4 IPSW restore images for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro to developers. This comes after Apple announced that it will release iOS 13.1, iPadOS 13 and the new tvOS 13 for everyone by early next week. more… The post iPhone 11 restore image for iOS 13.1 and tvOS 13 GM now available appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iFixit is ready to do its official teardown of the iPhone 11 Pro. This year it’s doing it live on YouTube for an immediate look at what’s changed and to offer its analysis of the device’s internals. more… The post iFixit kicks off iPhone 11 Pro teardown livestream appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ready to switch from your Series 4 or another Apple Watch to your new Series 5? Read along for how to upgrade to your new Apple Watch without losing data from watchOS 6. more… The post How to upgrade to your new Apple Watch without losing data from watchOS 6 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple jumps into the weekend with a new $5 action movie sale while the beloved 12-inch MacBook drops to $900 in a rare sale. Amazon’s Belkin Gold Box rounds out today’s best deals with must-have charging gear from $5. Find all that and more in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Friday deals: Apple $5 action movie sale, 12-inch MacBook is $900, and Belkin charging accessories appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-20-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 20, 2019 – iPhone 11 release, Apple Fifth Avenue appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ready to switch from your Series 4 or earlier Apple Watch to your new Series 5? Or maybe you’re upgrading to the Series 3 or 4? Follow along for how to upgrade to your new Apple Watch without losing data. more… The post How to upgrade to your new Apple Watch without losing data appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple fans celebrated the grand reopening of Apple Fifth Avenue today in New York City. Alongside the launch of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5, customers lining up got a chance to meet and snap photos with Apple executives. Tim Cook, Deirdre O’Brien, Phil Schiller, and Greg Jozwiak were all in attendance. more… The post Reopening photos: Apple Fifth Avenue in people and products appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As Apple continues work on its Stereo AR apps and headsets, we’re learning more about what to expect from the impending release. Now, a developer has been able to try out the Apple headset’s test mode named “StarTester” for our closest look yet at Stereo AR. more… The post First look at Apple’s Stereo AR experience in ‘StarTester mode’ [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max include a dynamic power management system — a combination of hardware and software — that should make them less susceptible to performance throttling symptoms as the battery ages and battery health degrades over time. more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro include new hardware to limit performance impact as battery health degrades appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro have officially arrived. Follow along on for a look at how to upgrade to your new iPhone without losing any data when coming from the iOS 13.1 beta. more… The post How to upgrade to your new iPhone without losing data from the iOS 13.1 beta appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 Pro camera module has been a source of controversy ever since the first renders were seen. Many complained that this was the ugliest camera bump yet. Some felt the entire square block was unappealing, while others hated the triangular camera arrangement within the square. My own view was somewhat neutral. Regular readers will know that I’m not a fan of camera bumps at all. I’d far rather the phone were slightly thicker to allow the camera to be flush. But given that Apple has gone this route, I had three thoughts about it – and two of those thoughts turned out to be wrong once I took delivery of my shiny matte new iPhone… more… The post iPhone 11 Pro Diary: To my surprise, I quite like the look of the camera module appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Last December, 9to5Mac exclusively revealed Apple’s plans to release the Smart Battery Case for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, based on images and product identifiers found in iOS code. A little over a month after the references were found, Apple officially released the new battery cases, allowing users to increase the battery life of their new devices, with the tradeoff being a significantly bulkier device. Now, we’ve found evidence of Smart Battery Case models for the iPhone 11 lineup. more… The post Smart Battery Case models for iPhone 11/Pro/Max found in iOS 13 code appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro have made it to customers’ hands today. Read on for a look at how to upgrade to your new iPhone without losing any data. more… The post How to upgrade to your new iPhone without losing data appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Camera app on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro has been significantly redesigned. Apple has added new features like Night mode and QuickTake video, but also reworked the layout of the Camera app in the process. Some controls have been removed, most have been moved to a new location, as well as some new settings. Here’s a full breakdown of what’s new in the iPhone 11 Camera app and how to use it. more… The post How to use the new iPhone 11 Camera app appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We exclusively revealed back in April that Apple was working on the Find My app, now released as part of iOS 13 – including the fact that it will later include the ability to locate Tile-like locator tags being commonly referred to as Apple Tags. Since then, we’ve learned quite a bit more about it, including the fact that an Items tab will be added to the existing People, Devices and Me ones … more… The post A look at a possible user-interface for Apple Tags in the new Find My app appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Have you just updated to iOS 13 on your iPhone and are experiencing bugs in Mail? You are not alone. A lot of users are reporting issues with the Apple Mail app on the new iOS 13 update. Fortunately, there are workarounds. more… The post iOS 13 Mail ‘No Sender’ bugs: How to fix on your iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has announced that it is expanding the availability of Apple Business Manager and Apple School Manager features to new locations. The expansion covers China mainland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and Vietnam. more… The post Apple expands Business Manager and School Manager features to new locations appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Twitter today is rolling out its new “Hide Replies” feature in the United States and Japan, following an extended testing and development phase. The goal of this new feature is to give users the ability to hide replies to their tweets that may be offensive or irrelevant. more… The post Twitter rolling out new ‘Hide Replies’ moderation feature to users in the US and Japan appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iOS 13 has officially arrived with Dark Mode, Sign in with Apple, Voice Control, and loads of other features. Apple’s new system-wide Dark Mode changes the theme of Apple’s apps manually, based on time of day, or local sunset and sunrise. Third-party apps have to update for iOS 13 to respond to the same system setting (even if they already featured their own themes). Since iOS 13 is here, our favorite apps from the App Store can start taking advantage of Dark Mode, the new ‘Sign in with Apple‘ alternative log-in to Facebook and Google, advanced Voice Control accessibility features, and more. We’re collecting the top apps with iOS 13 features available or coming soon below. more… The post These iOS 13 apps work with Dark Mode, Sign in with Apple, Voice Control, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the most popular things every year when a new iPhone is released is a new collection of wallpapers. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are no different, so head below to download their new wallpapers. more… The post Download the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro wallpapers right here [Gallery] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As the clock starts to turn to September 20 around the world, the first iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5 pre-orders have started arriving to shoppers. This also means the new devices are officially going up for sale at Apple Stores everywhere. more… The post First iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro pre-orders arrive as lines form at Apple Stores appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • On the eve of tomorrow’s Apple Watch Series 5 release, Apple has released watchOS 6. It’s a major new update for the Apple Watch that adds new watch faces, new complications, a standalone App Store, enhanced Siri support, and much more. Watch our hands-on video covering the top new watchOS 6 features, and be sure to subscribe to 9to5Mac on YouTube for more Apple Watch coverage.  more… The post watchOS 6: Hands-on with the top new features for Apple Watch [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • On the heels of iOS 13 being released to the public, Google Maps and Waze for iOS have both been updated with Siri integration. This means you can now ask Siri to get you directions to a certain place using Google Maps or Waze on iPhone and CarPlay. more… The post Google Maps and Waze add Siri integration for navigation with iOS 13 and CarPlay appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 is here, and with that comes one big question. Which band will you pair with Apple’s latest wearable? While first-party options deliver a high-end fit and finish, the price can also be somewhat jarring with rates topping $500. Thankfully Series 5 continues to support all previously-released bands, straps, and loops, making it a better time than ever to go the third-party route and save some extra cash. Wading through the extensive inventory available in 2019 can be difficult, and that’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of the best Apple Watch Series 5 bands below. more… The post Best Apple Watch Series 5 bands for any style and budget appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-19-2019-1.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 19, 2019 – iOS 13 and watchOS 6 now available appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After releasing iOS 13 and watchOS 6 to the public today, Apple has also launched its new augmented reality prototyping app, Reality Composer on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. more… The post Apple releases its Reality Composer AR utility app for iPhone and iPad appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Apple Watch has always been Apple’s most customizable product. To make choosing a case and band that fits your own style easier, Apple is introducing a new retail feature called Apple Watch Studio alongside the Series 5. Available both online and in-store, Apple Watch Studio lets you mix and match styles to build your own personalized model. Here’s how the process will work when you walk in to an Apple Store. more… The post Apple Watch Studio: Hands-on with the in-store personalization experience appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple just released iOS 13 to the masses following three months of beta testing. The update includes plenty of useful new features, including Dark Mode, Apple Arcade, and more. But should you install iOS 13 today or wait a little bit longer? more… The post Should you install iOS 13 today or wait for iOS 13.1? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The great iOS app, Apollo for Reddit has been updated today to take advantage of iOS 13. The new release brings support for Dark Mode and new game controllers, Siri Shortcuts with parameters, improved speed, Accessibility features, and much more. more… The post Apollo for Reddit updated with support for Dark Mode and game controllers, Siri Shortcuts, improved Accessibility, much more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • How do you improve on an icon? That’s the challenge Apple tackled to complete its most extensive store renovation to date. Apple Fifth Avenue and its 32-foot glass cube entrance have returned to New York City. Ahead of the famous store’s reopening, timed to coincide with the release of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5, Apple gave us a sneak peek inside. more… The post Inside Apple Fifth Avenue: An all-new space with a familiar face appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has today released iOS 13 for the iPhone, and watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch, and you can see our roundups for an overview of the new features you can start using right now. However, there’s a lot more still to come as Apple is staggering the software update schedule this year. There are more features for the iPhone already previewed, and entire OS updates coming over the next month or so. Here’s what Apple has announced so far. more… The post iOS 13.1 and iPadOS launching September 24, tvOS 13 at end of month appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today officially released iOS 13 for iPhone and iPod touch, including new features such as Dark Mode, an all-new Photos app, new privacy protections, and more. Apple details device compatibility for iOS 13 on its website. more… The post [Update: Now available] Here are all of the iPhones and iPads that support iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After being revealed to developers back in June at WWDC, today Apple has officially released the highly-anticipated iOS 13 to the general public. As a follow-up to iOS 12, this release features a wealth of new changes and features, with most of them being highlighted in our initial look at iOS 13. Needless to say, if you’ve managed to stay off the developer or public betas for iOS 13 up until now, get ready for a wealth of new changes and updates! In this video, we’ve hand-selected over 20 of the top new features found in iOS 13. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for the details, and be sure to subscribe to 9to5Mac on YouTube for more coverage. more… The post iOS 13: Hands-on with the top new features and changes for iPhone [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch has a major new software update out today that brings loads of new features to existing models. Look for the watchOS 6 update inside the Apple Watch app on the iPhone after updating to iOS 13, then head below to find the top features included in the new update. more… The post watchOS 6 is now available, here are the top 6 new Apple Watch features appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After three months of beta testing, iOS 13 is now available to the public. There are plenty of new things to try out across the board, so read on as we round up some of the best iOS 13 features. more… The post iOS 13 is now available, these are the 13 best features appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In an interview with Wired published today, Apple’s VP of product marketing, Phil Schiller and Anand Shimpi from the company’s Platform Architecture team give a detailed look at how they are approaching chip design and improving iPhone performance each year. With the A13 Bionic, the two have highlighted how important making the chip more energy efficient is, using software to influence its silicon and how that translates to real-world benefits for users. more… The post Deep dive on A13 Bionic design shares how Apple’s chip team stays ahead of the competition appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • SmartGym is out with an update today that brings a range of new features and capabilities. Headling the update for iOS is ARKit 3 integration that brings Body Detection and Pose Estimation. There’s also full Siri Shortcuts support for parameters. The SmartGym Apple Watch app is now fully independent with watchOS 6 with a new “Explore” section, while iPad will gain multiwindow support when iPadOS 13 arrives. more… The post SmartGym for iPhone gains ARKit 3 Body Detection and Pose Estimation, full Siri Shortcuts support, Apple Watch app now independent, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Amazon’s Logitech Gold Box offers from $24, while Apple’s latest iPad Air is on sale again and alongside a nice selection of Apple Watch sport bands. Hit the jump for all that and more in that latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Thursday deals: Logitech Gold Box from $24, iPad Air $50 off, Apple Watch Band sale appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The first round of iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 reviews are out, Apple Watch Series 3 has a new low price, Apple Arcade is officially here, and iOS 13 and other major software updates are arriving this week. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by MNML Case: Get $10 off MNML’s Clear Case for iPhone 11 with promo code 9to5Mac.  Sponsored by Mint Mobile: Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at MintMobile.com/HappyHour. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-09-19-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Happy Hour 243: iPhone 11 and Apple Watch review roundups, Arcade launch, iOS 13 release appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An Apple brand ranking in China shows that the company fell from 11th place in 2018 to 24th place this year, likely as a result of consumer unhappiness with recent actions by the US government. The rankings are compiled annually by brand consultancy Prophet… more… The post Apple’s brand ranking in China slips from 11th to 24th place over US tensions appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Alongside the launch of iOS 13 later today, Carrot Weather has received an update that brings support for the system-wide Dark Mode, full support for Siri Shortcuts including parameters and outputs, iPad multiwindow support, a fully-independent Apple Watch app, and tinted complications in watchOS 6. more… The post Carrot Weather gains support for iOS 13 Dark Mode, iPad multiwindow, independent Apple Watch app, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Popular run, ride, and swim tracking app, Strava, is out today with two new features to help athletes better track their progress over time. Perceived Exertion and Fitness work together to offer insight on how rest and increased training are impacting a user’s overall fitness. more… The post Strava workout tracker gains ‘Perceived Exertion’ and ‘Fitness’ features for iOS and Android appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple continues to expand the the availability of 3% cashback with Apple Card. Starting on Friday, T-Mobile customers can earn 3% Daily Cash when they use their Apple Card for select purchases. more… The post T-Mobile becomes latest retailer to offer 3% cashback with Apple Card appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has been testing 5G since 2017, but the FCC licenses required to test experimental mobile data tech come with pretty stringent restrictions. For example, one such license limited Apple to tests in two very specific locations… more… The post FCC lets companies like Apple test beyond-5G tech in NYC and Salt Lake City appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Verizon 5G’s New York City launch takes place later this month, with coverage set to come to select parts of three boroughs on September 26. New York will be the 11th city to see some degree of 5G coverage from Verizon, with a further 20+ cities due to be included by the end of the year… more… The post Verizon 5G’s New York City launch later this month, in parts of three boroughs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new report says that the idea for Oprah Winfrey’s Apple TV+ show focusing on mental health came from a conversation with Britain’s Prince Harry, aka The Duke of Sussex, and that the Duke is heavily involved. When [Prince Harry] met Oprah Winfrey, and realised their shared passion for mental health, the idea for the series was born. And he has been hands on ever since, with the Duke hosting numerous meetings in London with Oprah, and helping to select the creative team behind it… more… The post Oprah Winfrey’s Apple TV+ show ‘could save lives,’ says Britain’s Prince Harry appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Edison Mail is launching Dark Mode for its iPhone and iPadOS apps today in preparation for the release of iOS 13 later today and iPadOS 13 later this month. more… The post Edison Mail launches Dark Mode in preparation for iOS 13, macOS app coming soon appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iOS 13 changes how the Home screen works a bit. Accessing jiggle mode is slightly different than how it worked on iOS 12 and earlier versions. Here’s how to delete apps on iPhone and iPad, now that you have updated to iOS 13. more… The post How to delete apps on iOS 13 for iPhone and iPad appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple announced last week an all-new generation of Apple Watch “Series 5” with an always-on display, built-in compass, and new case finishes. Despite showing all these new features during the keynote, Apple didn’t mention anything specific about Series 5 achieving better performance than last year’s Series 4, not even on its website. We now know that’s because there are no improvements over the CPU included in Apple Watch Series 5. more… The post Apple Watch Series 5 uses the same processor as the Series 4 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of Friday’s release of the iPhone 11 Pro, travel photographer Austin Mann has shared his early thoughts on the new camera hardware. Mann offers praise for the iPhone 11’s new Night mode and the super wide-angle lens, and outlines some features he still thinks are missing. more… The post iPhone 11 Pro camera and Night mode praised by travel photographer Austin Mann [Gallery] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Last week, it was announced that Disney CEO Bob Iger was resigning from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to compete in the streaming media industry. Iger today shared a new excerpt from his upcoming memoir, which dives deeper into his relationship with Steve Jobs. more… The post Bob Iger says Apple and Disney were on a path to merge under Steve Jobs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s vice president of communications is departing the company next month. According to a memo obtained by Vox, Steve Dowling has informed his staff at Apple that he plans to leave after 16 years at Apple. Phil Schiller will take over on an interim basis. more… The post Apple communications VP Steve Dowling departing company next month appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • David Barnard, creator of apps like Launch Center Pro, joins John and Rambo for a special indie development edition of the show. The pros and cons of being indie, how and when to outsource tasks to others, and much more. Also, the state of inter-app communication on iOS, the power of customizable UIs, and what makes us excited about the iPhone 11 Pro. Sponsored by Spike: Get Spike conversational email. An all-in-one communication and collaboration workspace that turns your existing email into simple, chat conversations. http://traffic.libsyn.com/stacktrace/MgxRLlZaEC_StacktraceEp54.mp3 more… The post Stacktrace Podcast 054: “A whole wardrobe full of hats”, with special guest David Barnard appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-18-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 18, 2019 – Apple Watch Series 5 reviews appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s music recognition and lyrics discovery app, Shazam, is out today with an update ahead of the iOS 13 public release tomorrow that brings support for Dark Mode, new gestures, and more. more… The post Shazam iOS app updated with Dark Mode support and new multi-touch gesture for iOS 13 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today is releasing the fourth developer and public betas of iOS 13.1 to testers. This comes after the release of the third developer beta last week. iOS 13.1 will be officially released later this month on September 30th. more… The post Apple releasing fourth iOS 13.1 developer and public betas today appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After the beta went live back in May, Activision has now announced the official Call of Duty Mobile release date. Developed by award-winning Tencent studio Timi, the iOS and Android titles will bring fan-favorite multiplayer modes and maps from across the Call of Duty mythos including content from both Modern Warfare and Black Ops. Head below for all the details. more… The post Call of Duty Mobile to release next month with 100-player Battle Royale, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • During its event last week, Apple coined the term “Slofie” for slow-motion video selfies. Apple is seemingly hoping to make Slofies the next viral iPhone phenomenon, and as part of that quest, it has filed a trademark for the term. more… The post Apple invented the iPhone 11 buzzword ‘slofie’, and it wants a trademark to prove it appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch is still a maturing product category for Apple, and that shows in the adoption data. According to CNBC, Apple says a whole 70% of Apple Watch customers are buying their very first model. That means that 30% of Apple Watch customers are actually upgrading from older models, but Apple hasn’t fully tapped into the upgrade pool yet. more… The post 7 out of 10 Apple Watch customers are first time buyers, not upgraders appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Mac mini deals return today along with some of the best prices we’ve seen on Beats Solo3 headphones and Elgato’s Thunderbolt 3 dock. You’ll find all the best deals and new gear below in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Mac mini deals at Amazon all-time lows, Beats Solo3 $130, and Elgato Thunderbolt 3 dock $210 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Plex continues to expand its free collection of streaming films. The company announced today that it has partnered with Lionsgate to make a collection of free movies available to Plex users around the world. more… The post Plex partners with Lionsgate to expand its collection of free streaming movies appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In a video today from YouTuber DChannel we’ve got an early teardown of the iPhone 11 Pro Max that shows off the internals of the new device. As previously rumored, the iPhone 11 Pro’s logic board has changed back to a rectangular design, we get a look at the larger battery, Face ID and camera modules, and more. more… The post iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown shows off larger battery, compact rectangular logic board, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’ve already seen a bunch of iPhone 11 Pro sample photos from both Apple and independent reviewers, and there will be more to come for sure. The ones I’ve read so far have really whetted my appetite for the new camera capabilities… more… The post iPhone 11 Pro Diary: Sample photos in reviews have really whetted my appetite appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • DxOMark scores have been updated to add two new smartphone camera tests that seem tailor-made for the new iPhone 11/Pro. The company’s detailed technical comparisons of cameraphone performance have made it one of the most widely-respected sources of objective data on how well different smartphones compare when it comes to their photographic capabilities… more… The post The cameras the iPhone 11 needs to beat in new wide and night DxOMark scores appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Sonos announced its first portable speaker with Bluetooth, the Sonos Move, earlier this month and opened up preorders, with the product shipping out to customers on September 24. I was able to test out the Sonos Move over the last week and have been really impressed with everything from the speaker’s design and functionality to automatic Trueplay equalizer and sound quality. Read on for our full Sonos Move review. more… The post Review: Sonos Move portable speaker with Bluetooth delivers great design, functionality, and adaptive sound for any environment appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s Irish companies were relatively unimportant, according to the iPhone maker’s lawyer. Daniel Beard made the claim in the second and final day of the Irish tax appeal. On the face of it, that would seem a strange argument for the company to make… more… The post Apple’s Irish companies were unimportant, argues Cupertino company’s lawyer appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has today shared trailers for two more of its original content TV shows airing on Apple TV+ when the service launches on November 1. Ghostwriter and Helpsters were previously announced for the launch lineup but trailers were not yet released. These previews are now available to watch on tv.apple.com. more… The post Apple TV+ shares trailers for upcoming ‘Ghostwriter’ and ‘Helpsters’ TV shows appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Yet another analyst reports better-than-expected sales of the latest iPhones and suggests that the most popular iPhone 11 model in the US is the 256GB iPhone 11 Pro. We first saw Ming-Chi Kuo say that he was raising his expectations of 2019 iPhone shipments by five million, from 65-70M to 70-75M… more… The post Most popular iPhone 11 model in the US is 256GB iPhone 11 Pro, says analyst appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new lawsuit alleges that Apple Music pirated recordings by some of the biggest names in the golden oldies category. These include Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, Dean Martin, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Ray Charles. It’s not the first time such a claim has been made: Apple was previously accused of “massive music piracy” in a 148-page lawsuit back in May… more… The post Apple Music pirated recordings by many big-name artists, claims lawsuit appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After you read my re-review of the Apple Watch Series 3 at its new Fitbit-killing price, dig into the just-released early reviews of the brand new Apple Watch Series 5. This year’s hardware builds on the success of Apple Watch Series 4, touting a new always-on display and built-in compass. Here’s what the reviewers are saying: more… The post Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: Always-on display worth the upgrade, battery life lives up to claim appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 is here with an always-on display and newly added compass, but Apple’s $200 entry level model is worth a serious look for buyers on a budget. Apple Watch Series 3 matches the new Fitbit Versa 2 in price while offering much deeper iPhone integration. more… The post Review: Apple Watch Series 3 is the new $200 Fitbit killer appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple showed up new features coming to CarPlay back at WWDC in June including the ability to control Pandora and Waze with Siri. We’re still awaiting the big iOS 13 update from Waze, but Pandora has just released the new version of its music player for iPhone. more… The post Pandora Music now works with Dark Mode, Siri on iPhone, HomePod, and CarPlay appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The podcasting industry is booming with heavy investment from large players like Google, Apple, and Spotify. NPR and a public radio consortium last year acquired Pocket Casts to offer its own experience and already released a major update in March with version 7.0. Today, Pocket Casts is going free and adding a “Plus” subscription. more… The post Pocket Casts goes free with existing features included, adds ‘Plus’ subscription appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As we already know, the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max get improved battery life that offers users more screen time for things like navigation and video playback. Despite that, Apple didn’t say anything technical about battery sizes. Today, new documents from Chinese regulatory agency TENAA reveal the exact specifications of the new iPhone batteries. more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro have up to 3,969 mAh battery capacity and 4GB of RAM appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A judge today has certified a federal class-action lawsuit against Apple over certain AppleCare+ replacement practices. This means the case against Apple can move forward as the plaintiffs seek compensation for affected consumers. more… The post Judge says class-action suit against Apple over refurb AppleCare+ replacements can continue appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of the iPhone 11 Pro release on Friday, filmmaker Andy To went to Tokyo to put the new triple-lens camera setup to the test. The result is a beautiful, cinematic 4K look at the city. more… The post Filmmaker puts iPhone 11 Pro to the test with cinematic 4K journey through Tokyo [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple reached a surprising settlement with Qualcomm earlier this year, but the deal wasn’t reached early enough to affect the iPhone 11. PCMag reports today that the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both feature LTE modems from Intel rather than Qualcomm.  more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro confirmed to feature LTE modems from Intel appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 isn’t slated to become available until Friday, but a pair of users have seemingly gotten their hands on the device ahead of time. Two new videos posted to YouTube today offer a closer look at the Apple Watch Series 5 in aluminum ahead of Friday’s release. more… The post Early hands-on videos unbox Apple Watch Series 5 with always-on display, Compass, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews hit the web this morning, with reviewers offering their thoughts after one week with Apple’s newest devices. Now, Apple has shared a new breakdown of its favorite iPhone 11 reviews. more… The post iPhone 11 reviews: Apple highlights high praise for new camera and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook’s interest in AR smart glasses was telegraphed by Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s 2016 developer conference. A new report today reveals some details about Facebook’s “Orion” project and a possible time frame. more… The post Report: Facebook targeting 2023-25 for ‘Orion’ smart glasses that replace phones appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple spent a good portion of its iPhone 11 event keynote highlighting the camera improvements arriving with this year’s releases. Now, Sebastiaan de With, co-founder of the popular iOS camera app, Halide, has broken down how the camera hardware details compare between the iPhone 11/Pro and the iPhone XS. more… The post Makers of Halide take a deep dive on the iPhone 11 camera upgrades appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-17-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 17, 2019 – iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s 2019 MacBook Pro is up to $399 off in today’s best deals along with markdowns on PNY storage from $6 and more. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Tuesday deals: 2019 MacBook Pro $400 off, PNY storage from $6, and Twelve South’s $40 MacBook Stand appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After launching two multi-device wireless chargers last month and a single wireless pad, Mophie is rounding out its wireless charger collection with a convertible stand/pad option that will be available at Apple Stores. more… The post [Update: New Ultrasuede 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad too] Mophie launches convertible stand to pad wireless charger for iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As if Disney+ weren’t enough, there will be another Apple TV+ competitor from next April, in the form of NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service, Peacock … more… The post Latest Apple TV+ competitor will be Peacock, with 15,000 hours of NBC shows appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The newest Philips Hue product is slated for release soon and will allow users to sync up their smart lights and TV for a rich gaming and viewing experience. The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box connects between your set-top boxes, game consoles, etc. and your TV to offer smart light effects that match what’s happening on screen. more… The post Philips Hue unveils new HDMI TV box that lets smart lights color match what you watch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Snapchat 3D features similar to those announced for the new Spectacles 3 are now available on the iPhone X or above. We’re excited to introduce a 3D Camera Mode to Snapchat — adding a new layer of expression and interactivity to Snaps. Snapchatters can use the new 3D Camera Mode to create Snaps that change in perspective and appearance based on how you move your phone when you view them — bringing your world and experience to life in a way that’s one step closer to the real thing … more… The post Snapchat 3D selfie feature available exclusively on the iPhone X and up appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With Batman Day at the end of the week, Apple is already celebrating with a huge sale focused on superheroes and of course, the Dark Knight. You’ll find deals from just $5 below, all of which will become a permanent addition to your library. There’s also this week’s $1 HD rental, as well. Hit the jump for all of our top picks and more. more… The post Apple launches superhero movie sale from $10, more from $5, plus $1 rental of the week appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 1Password is out today with an update that brings new security controls to business users. The Advanced Protection features allow IT admins to enforce 2FA, restrict access to specific IP-addresses, view and manage sign-in attempts, and more. more… The post 1Password Advanced Protection arrives for enterprise users with robust security controls appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • New York Uber drivers are being locked out of the app at times of low demand, in order to comply with new regulations in the city… more… The post New York Uber drivers are being locked out of app at times of low demand appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A couple of reports last month suggested that a 2019 iPad Pro would this year offer the same triple-camera arrangement as the iPhone 11 Pro. We’ve so far seen only a rather fuzzy photo mockup of what such a device might look like, but there’s now a physical dummy model… more… The post 2019 iPad Pro dummy shows same triple-camera module as iPhone 11 Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 Pro has garnered most of the attention, featuring its three-camera system, and you can see general thoughts specific to that model in our roundup. However, the iPhone 11 is the phone that almost all the technology reviewers say is the one you should buy. The iPhone 11 packs in most of the iPhone 11 Pro’s improvements, at a price that is the cheapest we’ve seen for a new iPhone for more than three years… more… The post iPhone 11 review roundup: impressive Night Mode, ultra-wide camera is a useful addition, great price appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The two-day Irish tax appeal is underway, with both Apple and Ireland appealing against a ruling that the Cupertino company must pay €13B ($14.3B) in underpaid tax over more than two decades. Apple isn’t pulling any punches, its lawyer arguing that the ruling ‘defies reality and common sense’ … more… The post Apple comes out fighting in Irish tax appeal, says €13B ruling defies reality appeared first on 9to5Mac.