TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW's charging network
    Lucid Motors' first electric car won't roll out of the factory until 2020, but you'll at least know where to charge it when it does arrive. The company has signed a preliminary deal that will give Lucid Air drivers access to VW's Electrify America c…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:28pm -
  • Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer's help
    Yes, the rumors were true. Microsoft has confirmed that it's weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it's enlisting some help from none other than Razer. The gaming-oriented brand will provide…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 10:37pm -
  • Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools
    Facebook has announced a new initiative that aims to teach coding skills to more school kids. Targeting primarily underrepresented student groups — such as Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native American and female demographics — CodeFWD will all…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 10:03pm -
  • Trump administration suggests firmer controls on data privacy
    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has laid out the Trump administration's approach to bolstering data privacy. The agency is seeking to strike a balance between increased consumer protection and affording companies…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 9:44pm -
  • Switch Online cloud saves last six months after your subscription ends
    When Nintendo launched Switch Online, it raised more than a few alarm bells over its attitude toward cloud saves. Based on the FAQ, your saved games would vanish from the internet the moment your membership expired. Not much of a safety net, is it? T…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 9:21pm -
  • Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems
    If you've had misgivings about the effectiveness of Homeland Security's airport face scanning (let alone the privacy implications), you're not alone. The department's Inspector General has issued a report warning that the scanning system is struggli…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 9:02pm -
  • Watch Will Smith's Grand Canyon helicopter bungee jump at 6 PM ET
    Of all the things you could possibly be doing on a Tuesday afternoon, watching a live stream of Will Smith bungee jumping out of a helicopter is probably not among the worst. Oh, and he's doing the stunt over the Grand Canyon on his 50th birthday. No…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 8:38pm -
  • Fujifilm's rotating lens projector adjusts to your viewing space
    If you need to adjust your projector to get a better picture or beam to a different part of the room, you don't have many choices -- you might only have slight adjustments to the lens itself, and might have to move the entire projector in some cases.…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 8:13pm -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • Apple Releases Minor watchOS 4.3, tvOS 11.3, and HomePod 11.3 Updates
    watchOS 4.3 lets you control your HomePod from your Apple Watch, allows the Apple Watch’s Nightstand mode work in any orientation, and shows more information on the Siri watch face. tvOS 11.3 merely lets fourth-generation Apple TV owners play video…
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:23pm -
  • macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra Adds Business Chat and External GPU Support
    macOS 10.13.4 doesn't add any major features for most users, but it includes some welcome new features and fixes for professional users.The post macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra Adds Business Chat and External GPU Support appeared first on TidBITS.
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:11pm -
  • iOS 11.3 Adds Battery Health Screen and Much More
    Worried about your iPhone battery? iOS 11.3 tells you if you need a replacement. The latest version of iOS also introduces the beta of Business Chat, shows videos in Apple Music, and features improvements to Safari.The post iOS 11.3 Adds Battery Hea…
    - 30 Mar 18, 2:50am -
  • Apple Strikes Back at Google with Education Initiatives
    Apple is a bit of an underdog in the education market, where Google increasingly dominates with inexpensive, easily managed Chromebook laptops. On Tuesday, Apple staged an education-specific press event at a Chicago magnet school to trot out a host o…
    - 28 Mar 18, 12:16pm -
  • iWork Apps Add Apple Pencil Support, Pages Gains Ebook Creation Features
    The iPad versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gain Apple Pencil support for drawing and writing, along with Smart Annotations. Also, Pages has new ebook creation features.The post iWork Apps Add Apple Pencil Support, Pages Gains Ebook Creation Fe…
    - 27 Mar 18, 3:06pm -
  • Apple Releases Sixth-Generation 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support
    In a welcome move, Apple has updated the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad with a faster chip, support for the Apple Pencil, and a few enhanced camera features. The price remains the same, starting at $329 for 32 GB.The post Apple Releases Sixth-Generation…
    - 27 Mar 18, 2:53pm -
  • Should You Delete Your Facebook Page?
    Mark Jeftovic, the outspoken CEO of DNS provider easyDNS, has weighed in on the whole Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal with opinions that are simultaneously harsh and realistic. He starts by equating social media platforms to “The Spew,” a 19…
    - 26 Mar 18, 10:02pm -
  • Freezing Finder? Dropbox and Overstuffed Folders May Be the Culprit
    Is your Finder sputtering and freezing? Josh Centers solved his Finder problems by cleaning out his Downloads folder and toggling Dropbox’s Finder integration.The post Freezing Finder? Dropbox and Overstuffed Folders May Be the Culprit appeared fi…
    - 26 Mar 18, 3:09pm -

Apple Developer News

  • New Videos Now Available
    Get all the design and development details you need to optmize your apps for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, and Apple Watch Series 4.Watch the videos
    - 12 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 9:30pm -
  • Submit Your Apps to the App Store
    You can now submit apps that take advantage of the powerful new capabilities in the next release of iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Build your apps using Xcode 10 GM seed, test with the latest releases of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, and submit them for r…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Submit Your Apps to the All-New Mac App Store
    The reimagined Mac App Store will soon be arriving with macOS Mojave. Organized around the specific things customers love to do on Mac, along with insightful stories, curated collections, and videos, the Mac App Store on macOS Mojave beautifully show…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Get Your Apps Ready for the Next Level
    iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR feature a trio of all-screen displays paired with A12 Bionic and the next-generation Neural Engine. A12 Bionic is the smartest and most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, and is designed for performance in m…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • Introducing Apple Watch Series 4
    Bring incredible experiences to the wrist with the expanded display and performance enhancements of Apple Watch Series 4. Show more content at a glance, and display more information in full color with vivid detail using new complication types on the…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 7:00pm -
  • Developer Insights Series: Using Subscriptions
    Auto-renewable subscriptions give users access to content or services within an app on an ongoing basis. The developers behind Elevate, Dropbox, Calm, and Bumble share how they create great customer experiences by continuing to provide value througho…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 10:00pm -
  • Korean Won Now Accepted on the App Store
    Starting today, the pricing for apps and in-app purchases in the Republic of Korea will change from U.S. Dollars to Korean Republic Won (KRW). While your proceeds from sales in the Republic of Korea will also change to KRW, you will continue to be p…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • Privacy Policy Reminder
    As a reminder, in June the App Store Review Guidelines were updated to require a privacy policy for all new apps and app updates as part of the app review process. Starting October 3, 2018, App Store Connect will require a privacy policy for all new…
    - 25 days ago, 31 Aug 18, 8:30pm -

Apple: Press Releases

  • macOS Mojave is available today
    macOS Mojave is available today<br/>Update Brings Dark Mode, Stacks, New Apps, a Redesigned Mac App Store and More<br/>macOS Mojave, the latest version of the most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free software update for Mac…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Sep 18, 4:56pm -
  • Apple acquires Shazam, offering more ways to discover and enjoy music
    Apple acquires Shazam, offering more ways to discover and enjoy music<br/>Shazam App Will Soon Become Ad-Free For All Users<br/>Cupertino, California — Apple today announced it has completed its acquisition of Shazam, one of the world’s most popu…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Sep 18, 3:15pm -
  • Apple and Salesforce partner to help redefine customer experiences on iOS
    Apple and Salesforce bring together the best devices for business and the world’s #1 CRM<br/>Enabling Powerful Apps and Customer Experiences Exclusive to iPhone and iPad<br/>San Francisco, California — Apple and Salesforce today announced a strat…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Sep 18, 1:02pm -
  • iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and Apple Watch Series 4 arrive in stores
    iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span>, iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> Max and Apple Watch Series 4 arrive in stores<br/>iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span>, iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> Max and…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Sep 18, 11:13pm -
  • Apple Watch Series 4: The reviews are in
    Apple Watch Series 4:<br> The reviews are in<br/>After several days of testing, reviewers around the world are sharing their impressions of the redesigned, re-engineered <a href="…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:01pm -
  • iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max: The reviews are in
    iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> and iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> Max: The reviews are in<br/>Reviewers from across the globe have put iPhone X<span class="all-small-caps">S</span> and iPhone X<span class="all-small-c…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 18, 9:41pm -
  • iOS 12 is available today
    iOS 12 is available today<br/>Performance Improvements, New AR Experiences, Memoji and Screen Time Come to iPhone and iPad<br/>iOS 12, the latest version of the most advanced mobile operating system, is designed to make everyday tasks on iPhone and i…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • Highlights from Apple’s keynote event
    Highlights from Apple’s keynote event<br/>Press Contacts<br/>Apple Media Helpline,,(408) 974-2042<br/>
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:44pm -

The Real Mac Genius

  • How To: Take a Screen Recording
    Taking a screen recording on Mac can be used for many purposes. Whether you are a gamer and want to film yourself destroying trees with your hands in Minecraft or you just need to show your grandmother how to send an email, screen recordings are a ne…
    - 7 Dec 17, 8:11pm -
  • Apple Pay Cash, where is Apple headed?
    Apple Pay Cash is a new feature that came alongside iOS 11.2. This feature is available on iPhone 6 and later, all iPad Pros, fifth-generation iPad, iPad Mini 3, and iPad Air 2 as long as they have iOS 11.2. However, this feature has been failing on…
    - 5 Dec 17, 8:27pm -
  • Virtual Reality: The Future of Stimulation
    We hear the words “virtual reality” thrown around alot these days. From commercials about ostridges to your elderly neighbors saying that kids these days are socially introverted, untalented disgraces to the human race, virtual reality is a vibra…
    - 4 Oct 17, 7:01pm -
  • Suede Jacket for iPhone 7 – WaterField Designs | SFBags
    Silicon Valley is notorious for its rising tech companies. In fact, this tech “boom,” if you will, is similar to the Gold Rush of the 1840s. People from around the country and even the world rushing to this beautiful place in search of a prospero…
    - 2 Oct 17, 5:55pm -
  • Apple Blows up the Internet
    Like many other tech writers, I was watching the Apple keynote in anticipation of something huge. Apple’s market share is something that is important to note before explaining exactly how Apple blew up the internet. Please check out our previous ar…
    - 18 Sep 17, 12:46am -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                  4   out of    5 Innovation:                      3   out of     5 Usability:                          4   out of     5 Comfort:              …
    - 4 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 On-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                   4   out of     5 Innovation:                       3   out of     5 Usability:                           5   out of     5 Comfort:         … Co…
    - 3 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • Reviews: Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 In-Ear Headphones
    Product Breakdown Presentation:                     4   out of     5 Innovation:                          5   out of     5 Usability:                             … Continue reading Reviews: Bowers & Wilkin…
    - 2 Sep 17, 3:00pm -