• How to keep Migration Assistant from overwriting existing files on a new Mac
    The Mac has a great app called Migration Assistant that is very helpful when setting up a new Mac and you need to transfer files from an old Mac. Jim O’Reilly asks a great question about using Migration Assistant:If I use Migration Assistant, h…
    - 86 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Face it: Every new Apple technology is a disaster
    Apple is expected to release a new technology next month so you know what that means: it’s time to worry about how bad it will be.Writing for Mashable, Jack Morse says if you’re not afraid, you will be. You will be.That is, of course, a refere…
    - 86 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 11:00am -
  • The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2017
    August's gamesImage by Telltale GamesSummer is coming to an end, but the fun doesn’t have to stop: your Mac can keep you entertained well into the fall and winter. That’s especially true right now, since August brought us a rather impressive boun…
    - 86 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • Geeni Vision 720P Smart Camera review: A basic and budget-friendly home security camera
    Though short on advanced features, this less-than-$100 security camera is long on ease of use.
    - 86 days ago, 29 Aug 17, 10:00am -
  • iOS 11 FAQ: Apple seeds developer beta 8, watch ARKIt videos
    Editors’ note: We’ve updated this story to include information about the newest iOS 11 developer release and ARKit demo videos.Siri in iOS 11 has learned to sound like an actual human—and that’s just the beginning when it comes to the new…
    - 87 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 9:07pm -
  • Best VPN services of 2017: Reviews and buying advice
    Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.
    - 87 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 4:55pm -
  • iPhone 8 rumors: WIll it be revealed on September 12?
    Update August 28, 2017: Will the iPhone be revealed on September 12? Go to the “What’s the latest?” section for all the new details.Apple is still selling tens of millions of iPhone 7s every month—but all everyone can talk about is what…
    - 87 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 4:09pm -
  • Apple Watch Series 3 rumors: LTE and new workouts on tap for fall update
    Update 8/28/17: Further examination of the HomePod firmware release shows a slew of new activities capable of being tracked by Apple Watch, including basketball, bowling, skiing, and sailing.Apple might have one more trick up its sleeve at its an…
    - 87 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 3:34pm -

TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Blog

  • Tesla completes its giant Australian Powerpack battery on time
    Tesla has completed its 100 megawatt Powerpack battery backup system in South Australia within 100 days (easily), as Elon Musk had promised. That means the company essentially won the "bet," and won't be on the hook for the entire cost of the project…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:31pm -
  • The UK Autumn Budget gets tough on tech companies and tax
    During yesterday's Autumn statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond outlined positive measures to push the adoption of autonomous and electric cars, develop new 5G networks, treble the number of computer science teachers and further research into AI and r…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:05pm -
  • UK watchdog tells ISPs to advertise ‘real’ broadband speeds
    Broadband packages are notoriously difficult to untangle. Prices are obscured with introductory discounts and the speeds you get are nothing like what was advertised. It sucks, and the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) knows it. So today, th…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:05am -
  • The Morning After: Thursday, November 23rd 2017
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.To go along with the Thanksgiving feast, we have the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality. It's not much of a treat but should provide some reading material if you have the day off. Otherwise, we have an alert abou…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Of course there are Street Fighter-meets-Transformers toys
    Listen, I'm sure some of you grew up watching the Transformers cartoon and played Street Fighter years later with a wish in your heart that these two worlds would meet. For those happy few, there are now mash-up toys that let Ryu, villain M. Bison, K…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 9:29am -
  • BMW hopes AI-managed electric bike roads will ease traffic
    In some cities, the most common electric vehicles are likely to be two-wheelers like bikes and motorcycles. But cities aren't really designed for them -- you have to compete with cars on the road and at charging stations. BMW and Tongji University.…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:02am -
  • Our nights keep getting brighter
    Our nights are getting brighter and they have been every year since 2012, according to a new study published today in Science Advances. Researchers led by Christopher Kyba at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences used satellite imagery to tr…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 6:39am -
  • ’League of Legends’ pro suspended 20 months for domestic violence
    Back in October, League of Legends player Li "Vasilii" Wei Jun livestreamed alleged domestic abuse against his then-girlfriend. The Chinese team Newbee immediately terminated his contract and the League Championship Series launched an investigation..…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:36am -


Tidbits - Apple News

  • External Link: Why the HomePod Faces an Uphill Battle
    Apple has officially delayed the HomePod until next year, and many reports indicate that, unlike the standalone Amazon Echo, it will depend on a connected iPhone for most of its smarts. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has gathered the inside story: the Hom…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 7:43pm -
  • TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 20 November 2017
    Notable software releases this week include Microsoft Office 2016 15.40, OmniOutliner Essentials and Pro 5.2, and KeyCue 8.6. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-t…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:40pm -
  • ExtraBITS for 20 November 2017
    In ExtraBITS this week, Apple announced that it is delaying the HomePod until next year, Gizmodo exposes the secrets of Facebook’s creepiness, and the Web’s inventor expresses concern for its future. Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:40pm -
  • Next-Generation TidBITS Infrastructure in the Works
    Heads up! We’ve begun the process of completely revamping TidBITS’s Internet presence and expect to start rolling out big changes in early 2018. You can look forward to a modernized TidBITS experience that’s more visually appealing and mobile f…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 8:21pm -
  • No TidBITS Issue on 27 November 2017
    We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, although we’ll continue to post articles and ExtraBITS links on our Web site. You can look forward to the next email issue on 4 December…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 4:42pm -
  • External Link: Apple Delays the HomePod Until 2018
    Apple originally promised to ship the HomePod smart speaker in December 2017, but the company has now delayed it until early 2018, saying it needed “a little more time before it’s ready.” Although missing the holiday shopping season may give a…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:43am -
  • External Link: How Facebook Knows More about Your Personal Network than You Do
    Facebook does a lot of creepy things, like recommending that someone befriend their father’s mistress or connecting a couple with their anonymous sperm donor from years before. But how does Facebook tease out such obscure connections? Gizmodo inves…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 11:31am -
  • Microsoft Office 2016 15.40
    Maintenance release that contains security updates to Word and Excel. ($149.99 new, free update) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get a full-text RSS feed, help support ou…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 4:52pm -

Mac News Network

  • Ricoh launches new ultra-short throw projectors for business
    Ricoh has launched two new ultra-short throw projectors for business. The Ricoh PJ WX4152NI and PJ WX4152N are both designed for meetings held in unconventional locations, like smaller meeting rooms, huddle rooms, or offsite training sessions....
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:50pm -
  • MacNN Deals: Four online services to keep you, your data safe
    Alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store. Today's selections are all online services to help keep you and your data safe online, including access through a VPN, a way to sec…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:35pm -
  • Apple partners with World Wildlife Fund on 'Apps for Earth' promo
    Apple has teamed up with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in an initiative dubbed 'Apps for Earth.' The new App Store promotion comes with Earth Day approaching on Friday, April 22, with a number of prominent apps participating in the fund raiser. The promo…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:32pm -
  • Chinese Apple movie, iBook stores off-line, cause unknown
    Starting at some point overnight, the Chinese iTunes movie and iBook stores have been inaccessible. While Apple is not always prompt about updating status pages, the stores have been down for eight hours, and Apple reports that all systems are functi…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:23pm -
  • Apple, FBI headed back to Congress to debate encryption
    Apple and the FBI will continue to lobby for their respective positions on smartphone encryption before Congress next week, reports Reuters. The two combatants have been at loggerheads in a debate that spans both security and privacy concerns. The Ho…
    - 15 Apr 16, 2:00pm -
  • Raheem Sterling, English soccer star, set for Apple endorsement deal
    Former Liverpool soccer star Raheem Sterling is said to be nearing an endorsement deal with Apple. According to The Sun, Sterling could earn around $354,000 a year if the deal goes through. Apparently Apple is interested in targeting the upcoming 201…
    - 15 Apr 16, 1:36pm -
  • Giveaway: Win a Makerbot Replicator Mini 3D Printer from MacNN Deals
    Getting into 3D printing is an expensive undertaking, with a decent printer sometimes costing thousands of dollars, but here's a reminder that there's at least one way to do it without breaking the bank. MacNN Deals is holding a giveaway which will p…
    - 15 Apr 16, 12:53pm -
  • Samsung reportedly signs deal with Apple to supply 100M OLED panels
    Apple is tasking Samsung with producing OLED displays for a future iPhone, after allegedly placing an order with the electronics giant. A report claims Samsung will be supplying iPhone-sized display panels, measuring five inches, which are destined f…
    - 15 Apr 16, 11:58am -

Apple Developer News

  • Update Your watchOS Apps
    Enable your watchOS apps to connect anywhere and anytime, even without a phone nearby, by updating for watchOS 4 and Apple Watch Series 3. Take advantage of increased performance, new background modes for navigation and audio recording, built-in alti…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Websites on iPhone X
    Your websites will automatically display properly on the Super Retina screen on iPhone X, as Safari automatically insets your content within the safe area so it’s clear of the rounded corners and sensor housing. If your website is designed with ful…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 11:50pm -
  • New App Store Marketing Guidelines and Resources
    You can now download App Store badges with updated fonts and options, as well as images of iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K to use in marketing materials for your apps on the App Store. Marketing guidance has a…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 11:45pm -
  • Get Ready for SiriKit on HomePod
    iOS 11.2 introduces SiriKit for HomePod, the powerful speaker that sounds amazing, adapts to wherever it’s playing, and provides instant access to Apple Music. HomePod is also a helpful home assistant for everyday questions and tasks. With the inte…
    - 24 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 7:00pm -
  • Submit Your Updated Apps for iPhone X
    The future is almost here. iPhone X will be available November 3. This stunning device features the all-new Super Retina display for more immersive experiences and Face ID, a secure new way to unlock, authenticate, and pay. The TrueDepth camera works…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 9:20pm -
  • Apple Pay Has Expanded to Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the United Arab Emirates
    You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the United Arab Emirates, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.Learn more about Apple Pay.
    - 31 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 4:40am -
  • Search Ads is Expanding to Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland
    You can now create campaigns to promote your apps on the App Store in Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland, in addition to the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Ads for new storefronts go live October 17, 2017.Search Ads provides an efficient and easy w…
    - 44 days ago, 10 Oct 17, 6:30pm -
  • Creating and Promoting Your AR Apps
    ARKit lets you seamlessly blend realistic virtual objects with the real world, so you can take your apps beyond the screen. Use these resources to learn how to clearly indicate when the user enters AR, show users what to expect from your AR experienc…
    - 48 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 9:15pm -

Apple: Press Releases

The Real Mac Genius

  • 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…
    - 50 days ago, 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…
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 67 days ago, 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:              …
    - 80 days ago, 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…
    - 81 days ago, 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…
    - 82 days ago, 2 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • The Problem with Comparing Apple Market Share
    Apple’s “market share” is often thrashed on the internet by tech writers with regard to iOS. Yet, there is an intrinsic flaw to analyzing the success and domination of Apple in this way. First off, despite this “intrinsic flaw,” iOS, in fac…
    - 20 May 17, 8:34am -
  • Woodchuck Cases | Made in the USA
    Meet Woodchuck, where local craftsmanship, quality, and nature are blended together to produce high quality wood products to fit into your lifestyle in the form of cases and skins made out of Cedar, Bamboo, Mahogany, Walnut, and Birch just to name a…
    - 5 May 17, 3:30pm -

Apple: Support