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  • Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $4.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie available now on Apple TV+, as well as the latest trailers …more… The post Apple TV+ Guide: Here are all the Apple TV shows and movies available now appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 come with multiple new features, including SharePlay, a new Weather app, redesigned Safari, and more. Another new feature that has not been mentioned before is the ability to easily update iOS to a beta release when restoring a device from a backup. more… The post iOS 15 will let users easily update to a beta release when restoring a device from backup appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We have already seen some prototypes of the first-generation Apple Watch, which revealed details of the product before the official announcement in September 2014. This week, Giulio Zompetti shared an image of an early prototype of the Apple Watch Series 3. Although it looks quite identical to the final version, this prototype has something unique: a Smart Connector. more… The post Apple Watch Series 3 prototype shows potential Smart Connector, could enable blood pressure monitoring appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 9to5Mac’s Game of the Week is brought to you by GeForce NOW. GeForce NOW Instantly transforms nearly any laptop, desktop, Mac, SHIELD TV, Android device, iPhone, or iPad into the PC gaming rig you’ve always dreamed of. And, every GFN Thursday, new games are added to the GeForce NOW Library. Welcome to our Maneater review. Have you ever wanted to be the shark? Mutating your way into some nuclear grotesque killing machine that preys on innocent beach goers and boating enthusiasts — all through the unfolding of a nearly forgettable story setup that didn’t matter in the first place because you’re a death shark now? Well, Maneater is about as good as it gets and exactly what you’re looking for — a not-quite AAA experience with a campy narrative, interesting mutant shark RPG mechanics, and the freedom to terrorize fisherman and sea life equally. The only thing that could have made it better would be an epically hilarious cover of the 1982 Hall & Oates hit Maneater to kick the whole thing off.   more… The post What we’re playing: Build the mega death shark of your dreams in Maneater on macOS appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today released watchOS 8 beta 2. With this new version, one of the features previewed during the WWDC21 keynote is finally available: the new Portraits Watch Face. more… The post First look: New ‘Portraits’ Watch Face now available in watchOS 8 beta 2 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Tower Theatre celebrated its grand opening today in Los Angeles. The new store marks the completion of an extensive historic restoration project and the first Apple Store downtown. more… The post Apple Tower Theatre premieres: Experience the reimagined Los Angeles landmark appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple released this afternoon iOS 15 beta 2. Among the new features now available in this version, Apple finally launched its SharePlay function for users to test. Here’s a first look. more… The post SharePlay now working on iOS 15 beta 2 – here’s a first look appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Specializing in robot and cordless vacuums since 2015, Dreame has an impressive lineup to seamlessly keep your home spotless. To celebrate Prime Week, Dreame is offering great deals on its D9 Robot Vacuum plus Mop and more. Read on for all the details including a special discount for 9to5Mac readers for $150 off the Dreame D9 Robot Vacuum. more… The post Get a special $150 off Dreame’s highly-rated D9 robot vac/mop & more for Prime Week appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today introduced iOS 15 beta 2 and iPadOS 15 beta 2 to developers, which are the first updates since the initial release at WWDC 2021 earlier this month. Now that we have the new betas in our hands, here’s a look at what’s new in today’s updates. more… The post Here’s what’s new in iOS 15 beta 2 and iPadOS 15 beta 2 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today introduced the second beta release of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, which is the first update since the betas were made available to developers at WWDC 2021 earlier this month. For some unknown reason, iPadOS 15 beta 2 is not available for some models of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. more… The post PSA: iPadOS 15 beta 2 not available for Wi-Fi + Cellular 9.7-inch iPad Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After 17 days of the release of watchOS 8 beta 1, Apple is finally releasing beta 2 of its upcoming Apple Watch software, currently only available for developers. more… The post Apple releases watchOS 8 beta 2 to developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Two weeks after unveiling iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to the public at WWDC 2021, Apple is rolling out the second developer betas. iOS 15 beta 2 and iPadOS 15 beta 2 are now available to registered developers ahead of a public beta release in July and a release to everyone in the fall. more… The post Apple releases iOS 15 beta 2 and iPadOS 15 beta 2 to developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • For the past few years, Google’s MVNO has long offered a built-in virtual private network as part of its monthly subscription. The Google Fi VPN is now rolling out to iPhone users.  more… The post Google Fi rolling out its built-in VPN to iPhone subscribers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Microsoft announced today its all-new Windows 11 software for PCs. In an exclusive interview with WSJ’s Joanna Stern, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke about the new operating system, called out app stores, and invited iMessage to the Microsoft Store. more… The post Microsoft CEO invites Apple’s iMessage to the Windows 11 Store appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • During a livestream event today, Microsoft officially unveiled its next operating system, Windows 11. The new OS features a number of elements inspired by macOS like a centered Dock, rounded corners for windows, and more. Microsoft also took the opportunity to take a shot at Apple’s App Store commission as it announced the new Windows 11 Store where developers can keep 100% of revenue. more… The post Microsoft unveils Windows 11 with macOS-style Dock, new commission-free app store, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • All of today’s best deals kick off with a new all-time low on AirPods Max, which are joined by some post-Prime Day AirPods Pro deals from $170. That’s alongside quite the notable price cut on Apple’s official MagSafe charger at $20. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Thursday’s best deals: AirPods Max fall to new all-time low, MagSafe Charger $20, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update June 24, 2021: Nancy Pelosi has now confirmed that she spoke with Apple CEO Tim Cook on the phone, but did not share many details. According to Politico’s Leah Nylen, Pelosi told Cook: “If you have a substantive concern, put it forth as Congress works its well.” A new report from The New York Times today details that Apple CEO Tim Cook has personally reached out to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress to voice concern about looming antitrust legislation. According to the report, Cook personally called Speaker Pelosi in the days after antitrust legislation targeting big tech was introduced earlier this month. more… The post Report: Tim Cook called Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress to warn against antitrust legislation [U] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After we got a sneak peek at the feature last month, Instagram has quietly rolled out the option to create and publish posts from its website on desktop (but not on iPad). The new functionality includes the ability to use filters and edit photos and videos as well. Check out a closer look below including how to post to Instagram on Mac and PC. more… The post Instagram now lets you create and publish posts on Mac, but iPad not supported appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Opera has released a major update for Mac, Windows, and Linux today with the launch of its new R5 browser. Headlining features include shareable Pinboards, a new popout UI for more flexibility with video calls, integration of four more streaming music services, and more. more… The post Opera launches R5 browser update for Mac with shareable Pinboards, floating video calls, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Last week, we reported that criminals in Brazil are stealing people’s iPhones to access bank accounts. Now, Procon-SP, the Brazilian consumer protection regulator based in São Paulo state, said banks are promising to create emergency centers to fight this kind of criminal activity, and Apple and Google are committed to making it easier to erase people’s stolen smartphone. more… The post Apple will make it easier to erase a stolen iPhone in Brazil appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today released the official trailer for its next original movie, CODA. Apple TV+ will release the film on August 13, alongside a limited theatrical release. CODA first debuted as part of the 2021 Sundance film festival. At Sundance, the film was warmly received and it was awarded the Grand Jury prize. Apple acquired the film in a record-setting $25 million deal. Watch the trailer below … more… The post Apple releases trailer for Sundance award-winning movie CODA, premieres August 13 on Apple TV+ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After its first season of Time to Walk workouts ended in April, Apple today announced that new audio episodes will start again beginning June 28. Time to Walk is part of Apple Fitness+, Apple’s fitness workout subscription service. Time to Walk encourages users to take a half-hour outdoor walk with their Watch, guided by uplifting and inspiring narration from famous celebrities. more… The post Apple Fitness+ announces new Time to Walk workout series starting June 28 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Zens ZEPP03M dual-sided MagSafe-compatible powerbank is one of four models the company announced earlier this month. Its USP is that it can simultaneously charge both an iPhone 12 and an AirPods case. The company’s marketing is a little naughty, saying MagSafe in some materials and MagSafe-compatible in others… more… The post Tested: Zens ZEPP03M dual-sided MagSafe-compatible powerbank for iPhone 12 and AirPods appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is taking action against some of the most prominent leakers in the Apple community. “Kang,” one of the most reliable and well-known Apple leakers, posted on Weibo this week that he received a letter from a law firm representing Apple about information he had previously leaked. This comes after 9to5Mac recently reported that Apple also made changes to its internal development process to crack down on leaks. more… The post Apple continues crackdown on leaks, sends warning letters to prominent sources appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple TV+ today announced its first French original production, a contemporary thriller drama named Liaison. The series will star actress Eva Green and actor Vincent Cassel, as reported by Le Figaro. more… The post Apple TV+ announces its first French language original production, thriller series ‘Liaison’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Even 15 years after its release, Apple fans are still missing the iPod Classic. And every now and then, we find apps and web-based apps that indulge in the nostalgia of using an iPod Classic. This time, a GitHub project has emerged that lets you play Apple Music or Spotify songs on an iPod Classic web player. more… The post Listen to Apple Music and Spotify on this iPod Classic web player 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 WaterMinder: WaterMinder is the ultimate water tracking tool that will help you stay hydrated during the day. more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: June 24, 2021 – iPhone 14 and new iPhone SE rumors appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Act surprised: Some Brits will face EU roaming charges for the first time since 2017, as EE is the first carrier to break its promise that nothing would change after Brexit… more… The post EU roaming charges begin for Brits as first carrier breaks its Brexit promise appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The House Judiciary Committee has this morning approved a bill that potentially poses a significant antitrust threat to Apple. The American Choice and Innovation Online Act would make it illegal for companies to give preferential treatment to their own products over those of competitor products hosted on the same platform. The debate began yesterday morning, and only reached a vote in the early hours of this morning … more… The post House committee approves bill which poses significant antitrust threat to Apple appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has started sending out emails to Apple TV+ users whose free trials will finally expire soon, as the (twice extended) free trials with hardware purchases finally come to an end in July. more… The post Apple TV+ reminds users that their free trials are finally expiring appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • App Store Search Ads started in 2016, right around the time that Apple announced a financial target to double Services revenue by 2020 (it would go on to easily beat that goal). At the time, Search Ads were sold only in the United States. Apple would quickly expand the ad service internationally. More than five years on, the company is now releasing App Store Search Ads in China, as first reported by blog AppInChina. more… The post Apple grows ad business with launch of App Store Search Ads in China appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Earlier this month, I detailed my experience with Apple’s new Object Capture API, which was introduced with macOS Monterey to let users create 3D models using the iPhone camera. Now developer Ethan Saadia has created PhotoCatch, a new app based on this new API that makes the whole process simpler. more… The post ‘PhotoCatch’ lets you easily create 3D models using Apple’s new Object Capture API appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Earlier today, we had two new rumors coming from different sources about upcoming versions of the iPhone. While leaker Sonny Dickson revealed dummy models of this year’s lineup of iPhones, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo detailed what to expect for the 2022 iPhones. Despite things like design and new features, there’s one specific issue worth thinking about, and that’s the iPhone mini. more… The post Comment: iPhone mini will stay for another year, but that doesn’t mean it will last much longer appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The simple and clean news reader Headlines for iPhone and iPad is out today with a nice update that makes its widgets more useful, brings iPad UI enhancements, offers smart group management, and more. more… The post Headlines iOS app update brings smarter widgets, iPad UI improvements, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Logitech Combo Touch has been a great alternative for iPad Pro users who don’t want to spend more than $300 on Apple’s Magic Keyboard. Now, the company has announced a new version designed specifically for the 4th-generation iPad Air, which was introduced last year with a similar design to the 11-inch iPad Pro, but with a 10.9-inch display instead. more… The post Logitech Combo Touch keyboard case now available for 4th-gen iPad Air appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Instagram for iOS is testing a change that is sure to be controversial. The company says it will expand its “Suggested Posts” feature such that you’ll now see suggested posts directly in your primary feed of the app. That is, Suggested Posts will appear inter-mixed, and in some cases above, posts from people you actually follow. more… The post Instagram for iOS testing feature that puts ‘Suggested Posts’ in your main feed appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple TV has made its latest straight-to-series order, this time for an adaptation of the popular Strange Planet series by Nathan Pyle. And teaming up with Pyle as a co-creator for the new TV series is Dan Harmon, best known for Rick and Morty and Community. more… The post Apple TV orders ‘Strange Planet’ adaptation from Nathan Pyle and ‘Rick and Morty’ creator Dan Harmon appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • On September 17, a French court will be hearing a case brought by the finance ministry against Apple, according to a report by Reuters. Similar to what happened with the Epic Games vs. Apple case, the French finance ministry alleges abusive contractual terms imposed by Apple for selling software on the App Store. more… The post French court sets date for another trial against Apple’s App Store appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • At the end of last year, Google’s 2FA app got a big iOS update that introduced a redesign and dark theme, as well as bulk account transfers. Google Authenticator can now require Face or Touch ID confirmation before showing your codes. more… The post Google Authenticator for iOS can now require Face/Touch ID before showing 2FA codes appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Zoom updated its iOS and Mac apps with version 5.7.0. With this release, the cloud meeting app now brings support for gender pronouns, scheduling privilege, alternative host between linked master/sub-accounts, and more. more… The post Zoom updated with custom video filters, support for gender pronouns, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • John’s new daily writing challenge, Rambo’s continued deep dives into Bluetooth and local networking, and initial impressions of Apple Music Spatial Audio. Also, what might the future of technologies like Objective-C and Combine look like, given this year’s WWDC announcements? Download MP3 more… The post Stacktrace Podcast 141: “Going to space is more reliable than Bluetooth” appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is rolling out an updated version of the 1.0.276 firmware it rolled out to AirTags three weeks ago. This update likely makes further improvements to the anti-stalking features Apple announced earlier this month. Apple announced AirTag firmware version 1.0.276 on June 3 with new anti-stalking features. The original version of the firmware featured build number 1A276d, and today’s new release features build number 1A287b. more… The post Apple rolling out new firmware version for AirTag item trackers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ginger Labs, the developer of note-taking app Notability, announced today that the app now runs natively on M1 Macs. Using Apple’s Catalyst technology, the application runs 50% faster on these new Macs. more… The post Notability optimized for M1 Macs with up to 50% faster performance appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Been testing out the new iPhone and iPad betas? If, for whatever reason, you’re ready to head back to the stable releases, read along for all the details on how to downgrade from iOS 15 beta to iOS 14. more… The post Beta regrets? Here’s how to downgrade from iOS 15 to iOS 14 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In a note shared today with investors, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts strong iPhone 13 shipments due to the Huawei ban and tempting feature upgrades. Kuo believes in stronger iPhone sales not only for 2021 as well as 2022. more… The post Kuo predicts strong iPhone 13 shipments due to Huawei ban and tempting feature upgrades appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today reiterated expectations for the next-gen iPhone SE. Kuo believes the two big upgrades will be 5G and an upgraded processor, with the new entry-level iPhone coming in 1H 2022. more… The post Kuo: New iPhone SE with 5G and new processor still on track for first half of 2022 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out with a new investor note in which he doubles down on his expectations for an all-new flagship iPhone lineup in the second half of 2022. The analyst says Apple will launch two low-end 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch flagships alongside two high-end 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch flagships. more… The post Kuo: 2022 iPhones could feature under-display Touch ID, ‘lowest price ever’ for 6.7-inch iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • FileMaker has had an amazing history seeing its first release back in April of 1985. Apple formed Claris in the late 1980s, and it eventually purchased the company that owned FileMaker. Today, FileMaker continues its history of strong releases with FileMaker 19.3 with Apple Silicon support, Microsoft Edge integration, and significant server enhancements. more… The post Apple subsidiary Claris adds Apple Silicon support, Microsoft Edge integration, and significant server enhancements to FileMaker appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • All of today’s best deals are headlined by Apple’s previous-generation 11-inch iPad Pro at $199 off. That’s alongside some official Apple iPhone 12/Pro cases starting at $40 and an extra 30% off iOttie accessories. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Deals: Prev-gen. 11-inch iPad Pro $199 off, official iPhone 12/Pro cases from $40, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • If you’re looking for a way to easily download the installer pkg of recent and future macOS software releases, a new app from Scripting OS X will let you do just that. “Download Full Installer” is a new app from Armin Briegel that lists the full macOS Big Sur and later installer pkgs available from Apple’s software update catalogs. more… The post This app lets you download full macOS Big Sur installer pkgs with one click appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • American Airlines has started to give frontline employees new iPhone 12 devices and seventh-generation iPads, according to a memo shared by CIO Maya Leibman. more… The post American Airlines to give frontline employees iPhone 12 and 7th-gen iPad appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Telestream’s ScreenFlow, the highly capable screen capture app for Mac, was just updated to version 10. Over the years, ScreenFlow has grown into a powerful video capture, composition, and editing suite, and ScreenFlow 10 continues on this path. The update includes new lower thirds title options, multiple simultaneous recording streams, multi-app recording, automatic background remover, and big performance improvements, among other enhancements. more… The post ScreenFlow 10 released with multi-app recording, automatic background remover, and more 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 Calory: The quickest way to count calories, track macros, water, and all of your food intake. Get started on the App Store for free. more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: June 23, 2021 – Tim Cook’s antitrust concerns, macOS Monterey tidbits appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • US broadband costs are far higher than those in Europe, and that’s because of two very different ideas about competition in the market, argues a policy group … more… The post US broadband costs would be lower if the US learned from Europe, says policy group appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is currently busy trying to extricate itself from an App Store mess. It’s making calls, writing letters, publishing white papers, and conducting interviews, all in an attempt to reverse the antitrust tide. Some of the moves it is making frankly signal desperation, and it’s astonishing to me that the company missed an opportunity to enjoy a PR dream instead of its current defensive nightmare. It’s not like Apple couldn’t see this coming – it had internal discussions about the issue a full decade ago … more… The post Opinion: Apple could have avoided the App Store mess by listening to Schiller in 2011 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The joyful coach Ted Lasso, played by actor Jason Sudeikis, today announced the US Women’s National Soccer Team for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which starts July 21. This represents yet another way the Apple TV+ hit show has gone mainstream. more… The post ‘Ted Lasso’ announces US Women’s National Soccer Team for the Olympics [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As 9to5Mac has been reporting over the past months, Apple is likely to unveil four new iPhone models this year: iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max. According to an analyst at Wedbush, these new phones will be announced in the third week of September. more… The post Analyst suggests Apple will announce iPhone 13 in the third week of September appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of the House Judiciary Committee holding another hearing on antitrust legislation later this morning, Apple has published its full letter explaining how the proposed legislation would undermine the security of the iPhone and App Store. The letter is addressed to Chairmen Nadler and Cicilline, and Ranking Members Jordan and Buck and is signed by Timothy Powderly, Apple’s senior director of government affairs. more… The post Apple pens letter to House Judiciary Committee saying proposed antitrust legislation would ‘create a race to the bottom for privacy’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Leaker Sonny Dickson has shown iPhone 13 dummies of all four models, alongside case renders and video of a case (below). Both dummy models and case renders show the same small changes over the iPhone 12 … more… The post iPhone 13 dummies and more show small changes from iPhone 12 lineup appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Microsoft has become the second US public company to join what was previously an Apple exclusive: the $2T company club … more… The post Microsoft joins Apple in the ultra-exclusive $2T company club appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Alongside a 16-page essay on why App Store protections are good and sideloading is bad, and lobbying calls to Congress by Apple CEO Tim Cook, the company’s head of user privacy is also arguing its case in a Fast Company interview. While those in favor of third-party app stores for iOS apps argue that they would offer users and developers alike greater choice, Eric Neuenschwander suggests the exact opposite is true … more… The post Apple continues App Store PR blitz with FastCo interview on sideloading appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has just published a new user guide that details what life would be like for iOS users if Apple were forced to allow the sideloading of third-party apps. The report, which was published this morning, is called Building a Trusted Ecosystem for Millions of Apps and describes Apple’s view on the importance of having a curated and managed App Store be the only way that iOS devices can download new apps. more… The post Apple publishes new user guide detailing how sideloading and third-party app stores would undermine iPhone security appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The developers of Brave, a privacy-focused web browser, have been testing their own search engine for a while now with a small number of invited users. Starting today, Brave Search will be available to everyone as a public beta through the official browser apps and also a new website. more… The post Brave launches public beta version of its search engine with anti-tracking features appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Virginia Union University, which is known for being a historically Black university, announced on Tuesday a partnership with Apple to create a new “Smart Campus.” There, students will be provided with a bundle of Apple products, including, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and other accessories. more… The post Virginia Union University announces ‘Smart Campus’ with Apple products for students appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’re only three or four months away from the announcement of the next generation iPhone, but rumors already give us an idea of what to expect from Apple’s new smartphones in 2021. Based on everything leaked so far, ConceptCreator together with LetsGoDigital have created beautiful 3D renders of what the iPhone 13 Pro will look like. more… The post Concept based on rumors shows iPhone 13 Pro with smaller notch and larger camera lenses appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After over two days of bringing you the best deals from across the web, Amazon Prime Day 2021 is about to come to an end. While you’ll still find a collection of discounts live until the shopping event closes its virtual doors, sorting through all of the markdowns to find those truly notable once-a-year price cuts can be a chore. If you have a Prime membership, there are still a few more hours to cash in on some of the top deals from this year’s event. Below, you’ll find the top 10 Prime Day deals still available, including notable price drops from Apple, Bose, DJI, and many others. Just be aware, these deals will be gone at 3 a.m. EST. more… The post Top 10 Prime Day deals still available appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iMazing, the company behind the popular iOS device management app of the same name, this week released an update to its utility app for macOS called “Hot.” The app is designed to let users monitor CPU temperature and throttling on Macs, and it’s now compatible with the Apple M1 chip. more… The post iMazing updates ‘Hot’ utility app for monitoring CPU temperature on M1 Macs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Even as Apple focuses on marketing the iPad Pro as a computer replacement and continuing the “What’s a computer?” debate, there’s an oft-forgetting member of the iPad lineup: the iPad mini. As rumors indicate a new iPad mini is coming later this year, here’s what it’s like using the iPad mini 5 in 2021. more… The post Opinion: Here’s what it’s like using the iPad mini 5 in 2021 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the subtle but valuable new features with iOS 15 is that Siri works even when offline for some commands. That means faster performance, but offline requests won’t work for everything. Let’s look at what does and doesn’t work with offline Siri in iOS 15. more… The post Hands-on: Here’s what does and doesn’t work with offline Siri in iOS 15 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the biggest features presented during the WWDC21 keynote was a redesigned Safari in macOS Monterey, iOS 15, and iPadOS 15. With a lot of controversies about whether Apple made the right decision with this update, it appears that most of the changes can be switched back to the old way — at least for now. more… The post PSA: Here’s how to disable the colored Safari toolbar in macOS Monterey appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Twitter has announced more details about its plans to bring Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces. The company says that it will begin rolling out applications for both new features today, giving creators an early shot at joining in the first group of testers for the features. more… The post Twitter for iOS now accepting applications for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update: we’ve dug into the app and have a ton of screenshots of the armband UI Bloomberg released a piece today with new details on Peloton Interactive’s upcoming heart rate armband. With Peloton’s acquisitions of two wearable device companies (Atlas and Latitude 32), its recent release of the new Strive Score, and further limited connectivity the Apple Watch, a new Peloton heart rate wearable seems imminent. Here are the new details just discovered: more… The post As Peloton moves to compete with Apple Watch, details emerge for its upcoming heart rate armband appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is rolling out an update to the Dark Sky weather application it acquired last year. This marks only the second update since Apple announced its acquisition of Dark Sky, and it brings Apple Watch improvements, Accessibility updates, and more. more… The post Apple-owned Dark Sky app updated with Apple Watch improvements and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following last week’s announcement of more classic mobile games coming to Apple Arcade, Apple today revealed that there’s another well-known title that will be available on its gaming platform. Jetpack Joyride, from the developers of Fruit Ninja, will also have a “Plus” version released on Apple Arcade. more… The post Popular classic game ‘Jetpack Joyride’ coming soon to Apple Arcade appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • To celebrate the grand opening of Apple Tower Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, Apple is launching Today at Apple Creative Studios, a global program debuting in Los Angeles and Beijing. The program will provide career-building mentorship to underrepresented communities through creative resources. The new flagship store will also host its own free Today at Apple sessions that explore music creation, songwriting, creative inspiration, and more. more… The post Today at Apple Creative Studios will connect youth with mentors and established artists appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • NetNewsWire is one of the most powerful RSS readers for iPhone and iPad, and it’s getting even better with a new update rolling out today. NetNewsWire 6 is now available on the App Store with new features including iCloud syncing, home screen widgets, and more. more… The post NetNewsWire for iPhone and iPad adds iCloud sync, Twitter and Reddit integration, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update: Apple released Safari Technology Preview 126 last week but then pulled off the update. It’s now available again. Apple released today Safari Technology Preview 126, its experimental browser first introduced in 2016. With this update, users can have a sneak peek at upcoming web technologies coming to macOS and iOS. more… The post Apple’s newest Safari Technology Preview brings macOS Monterey features to Big Sur [U] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Yesterday I published a piece about how Apple could address concerns about Safari’s new bottom bar centric design in iOS 15. Many folks are unhappy with the redesign, but some of us (me included) really like it. I spent some time figuring out different ways Apple could extend this new design language to other built-in apps on the iPhone. I narrowed it down to three distinct user interface components. more… The post Concept: How Apple could bring Safari’s new design to other built-in apps on the iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • All of today’s best deals are headlined by a $79 Prime Day deal on Apple’s latest iPad Air at a new all-time low. That’s alongside the best price yet on the M1 MacBook Pro at $199 off and these AirTags cases from $5. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Deals: Score all-time lows on Apple’s latest iPad Air at $79 off and M1 MacBook Pro at $199 off appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Patreon is a popular platform that allows people to directly subscribe to creators, including in the Patreon for iOS application. Theoretically, this would mean Patreon is subject to paying Apple’s App Store commission and using the company’s In-App Purchase system, but that is apparently not the case. In a new interview on the Verge’s Decoder podcast, Patreon CEO Jack Conte confirmed that the company does not have a special deal with Apple to avoid the App Store’s 30% cut of in-app purchases… more… The post Patreon denies having a special App Store deal to avoid 30% cut appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • When Apple announced that it was bringing lossless music and Spatial Audio to Apple Music, it majored on the latter and mentioned lossless almost in passing. That struck me at the time as the wrong way around, but listening to Spatial Audio tracks has changed my mind. Spatial Audio – aka Dolby Atmos – had obvious appeal for movies, but with the possible exception of recordings of live performances, I couldn’t see much point in it for music … more… The post Comment: I didn’t expect to like Spatial Audio, but I’m a convert appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iPadOS 15 brings fundamental improvements to multitasking on the iPad with features like App Library and more flexible Split Screen management. While those changes are by far what defines iPadOS 15, there are a handful of minor changes that improve quality of life on the iPad. How iPadOS 15 handles iPhone-only apps is one of those features. more… The post iPadOS 15 makes Instagram (and other iPhone-only apps) a little less frustrating appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The story of another missing AirPod recently surfaced and as it turns out, this Massachusetts man isn’t the first to have experienced “losing” it this way. Here’s the story of how Bradford Gauthier realized he swallowed an AirPod in his sleep and how a doctor got it out. more… The post Another person accidentally swallows an AirPod, still works after being ‘retrieved’ 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 WaterMinder: WaterMinder is the ultimate water tracking tool that will help you stay hydrated during the day. more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: June 22, 2021 – iPhone 13 production, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update: On June 22, Apple started to sell HomePod mini in New Zealand as well. During the first Apple event of the year, in April, the company said it was going to expand its HomePod mini smart speaker to a few more countries. Today, it’s arriving in Austria and Ireland. more… The post HomePod mini now available in Austria, Ireland, and New Zealand [U] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Jamf has released a new iPhone app called Jamf Unlock that’s designed to streamline logging into and unlocking a Mac tied to an enterprise management system. more… The post Jamf Unlock brings Face ID to the Mac for enterprise customers using iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A controversial bill passed in Canada could require video streaming services like Apple TV+ to finance and promote Canadian content … more… The post New law could require Apple TV+ to finance and promote Canadian content appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Both Foxconn and Pegatron are offering substantial bonuses to help recruit workers for iPhone 13 production, according to a Taiwanese report. Both companies are offering recruitment bonuses worth well over a month’s average salary, with additional bonuses offered to employees who introduce friends who then accept jobs there … more… The post Foxconn and Pegatron increasing bonuses to recruit workers for iPhone 13 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • London Underground mobile coverage is being extended to all stations and tunnels by the end of 2024. However, at present only 4G (LTE) coverage is guaranteed, and it will be up to individual carriers to decide whether or not to offer 5G support too. Transport for London says five of the busiest tube stations will get full coverage by the end of next year … more… The post London Underground mobile coverage reaching all stations and tunnels by 2024 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Naveen Pitchandi from VMware to talk about the latest trends in macOS management in larger organizations. Sponsored by DEVONthink 3: Manage documents the smart way on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Apple @ Work listeners get 10% off with this link.  more… The post Apple @ Work Podcast: VMware Workspace ONE streamlines macOS management in multi-platform organizations appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Amazon Prime Day week has arrived and the team at 9to5Toys will be working around the clock in order to bring you all of the best discounts over the next several days. Alongside just Amazon getting in on the savings, various other retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Target are also launching their own savings events to compete. Below you’ll all the best Prime Day 2021 deals across a range of categories like tech, home goods, fashion, and more. more… The post Best Prime Day 2021 deals: All-time lows on iPad Air, M1 Macs, Apple Watch, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The US is already accustomed to the idea of a loud siren emanating from their phones to announce an official Emergency Alert message. That same system is now being tested by the UK government to send out important messages to people in the United Kingdom. more… The post UK government to send out test emergency alerts to iPhone and Android users later this month appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Via Digitimes, TSMC is set to prioritize chip orders from Apple and car manufacturers in the third quarter, as global shortages of silicon chips continues to plague manufacturing. As so many products include silicon these day, the semiconductor shortage has impacted production of many industries, although the auto industry has been most prominent. more… The post TSMC to prioritize Apple and automaker silicon orders as global semiconductor shortage continues appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The initial iOS 15 developer beta has been available for two weeks, and I have a lot to share after some extended hands-on time with this massive release. iPhone users are in for a treat thanks to such features as tag support for the Notes app, Focus modes with customizable Home screens, and major updates to Accessibility. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough as we explore more than 300 of the top iOS 15 features, and be sure to subscribe to 9to5Mac on YouTube for lots of additional iOS 15 coverage in the coming days and weeks. more… The post iOS 15 beta hands-on: 300+ changes and features [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple makes beautiful videos to unveil its new products on stage these days, but that wasn’t always the case. Due to the limitations of technology, products like the Original Macintosh never had a super 3D introduction — although the “1984” ad is quite emblematic. Now Thibaut Crepelle has created a video to show what the Macintosh introduction would look like in 2021. more… The post Designer reimagines the Original Macintosh introduction in concept video appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • TikTok today announced a new feature called “Jumps,” which are basically third-party mini apps built into the TikTok app available to content creators and users. The idea is to let everyone access small apps within the videos without leaving TikTok, somewhat similar to what Apple’s App Clips do. more… The post TikTok working on built-in mini apps for videos that work similarly to Apple’s App Clips appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is putting more of a focus on mental health with watchOS 8, iOS 15, and the rest of its upcoming software. For Apple Watch, the Breathe app has been reworked with a new Reflect activity in addition to the updated Breathe experience. Here’s how the Mindfulness app works in watchOS 8. more… The post Hands-on: Here’s how the new Mindfulness app and Reflect work in watchOS 8 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the biggest updates in iOS 15 is the completely overhauled Safari. It’s been controversial, to say the least. We’ve heard from many users who are already fed up with the new design just a few weeks after using it in beta. And while some do seem to like the new design, there are still several ways that could make it more useable for the average person. more… The post Concept: How Apple could address concerns about Safari’s new design on iPhone in iOS 15 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iCloud Calendar spam has been a problem for many users since 2016 and earlier, and Apple has made a handful of changes and improvements to remedy the situation. Despite Apple’s best efforts, however, the problem continues to affect iCloud users, and it’s once again receiving widespread attention. more… The post iCloud Calendar spam continues to impact users, despite Apple’s multiple fixes appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has launched a pair of new augmented reality experiences designed to promote Apple Pay Express Transit. Apple has added a new AR feature to its Apple Pay website highlighting Apple Pay with Express Transit in New York City, and there’s a new Apple-designed Lens in Snapchat as well. more… The post Apple launches new AR experience and Snapchat lens promoting Apple Pay Express Transit appeared first on 9to5Mac.