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Fake Portrait mode selfies available on older iPhones in Facebook Messenger update  9to5Mac · 33 minutes
Portrait mode was a headline feature for the iPhone 7 Plus, dual cameras allowing the stock Camera app to blur the background. A Portrait... more
Apple sued over iPhone screen sizes, HQ Trivia founder dies video - CNET  CNET · 1 hour
In today's news, Apple is accused of lying about iPhone X screens, a draft Senate report shows the extent of Russian election... more
Apple hires designer Andrew Kim away from Tesla  THE VERGE · 2 hours
Andrew Kim, the designer who first rose to prominence with a fan-made reimagining of Microsoft’s design language, has left his... more
Shazam App is Now Ad-Free Following Apple Acquisition  MacRumors · 2 hours
Two and a half months after Apple announced the completion of its Shazam acquisition, the music recognition iOS app is... more
I was wrong about the Motorola Razr - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
Long before the iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy phone were hits, a thinner, less-powerful phone was all the rage. I failed to see just how popular the Motorola Razr would... more
Google is spending $1 billion to build a massive, new campus in New York  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Days after Apple announced a major expansion to its operations in the U.S. — including a new $1 billion campus in Austin... more
Apple Books releases six free audiobooks read by celebrity narrators  9to5Mac · 5 hours
Apple Books has published six exclusive audiobooks this week, showcasing six great first listen titles read... more
Foxconn Not in Settlement Talks With Qualcomm in Apple Battle: Attorney  Gadgets 360 · 5 hours
The conflict is but one aspect of the global legal battle between regulators, Apple and Qualcomm, which supplies modem chips that help phones connect to wireless... more
Foxconn lawyer says they will not settle with Qualcomm, cites ‘unreasonable demands’  9to5Mac · 5 hours
Lead attorney for Apple assembly firm Foxconn reiterated statements similar sounding to ones made by Apple attorneys that neither company would seek a settlement... more
Apple Upstages Amazon in Selecting New Tech Hub Locations  Gadgets 360 · 7 hours
Apple may have won the prize for completing its search with the fewest hurt feelings. more
iPhone XR's Weak Demand Sees Q1 2019 Shipment Estimates Slashed: Ming-Chi Kuo  Gadgets 360 · 8 hours
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has lowered his prediction for iPhone sales by 20 percent on account of weak demand for the iPhone XR. more
Trump Hails Apple Plans for New Texas Campus  Gadgets 360 · 10 hours
US President Donald Trump thanked Apple chief Tim Cook on Friday after the tech giant unveiled plans for a $1 billion campus in Texas. more
Apple Said to Produce New Snoopy, Peanuts Cartoon Series  Gadgets 360 · 11 hours
Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming press reports. more
Cydia closes purchases for its iOS jailbreak store  THE VERGE · 19 hours
In the earliest days of the iPhone, Cydia arose as a rival distribution channel to Apple’s App Store, built specifically... more
Yes, you can use AirPods with your Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 1 day
Best answer: Even if you're away from an iPhone or iPad, the AirPods will behave like regular Bluetooth headphones, which means you can use them with your Windows... more
Steam Dropping Support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Earlier  MacRumors · 2 days
Steam recently announced that it will stop supporting macOS versions 10.7 ("Lion"), 10.8 ("Mountain Lion"), 10.9... more
Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store  TechCrunch · 2 days
Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store... more
The 2018 year in tech, movies and Taylor Swift (CNET UK podcast 549) video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The UK's best tech podcast looks back at 2018's hottest tech stories, including Apple's biggest launches,... more
CNET UK Podcast 549: The 2018 year in tech, movies and Taylor Swift - CNET  CNET · 2 days
We take a look back at 2018's most exciting tech stories from Apple's biggest launches to Zuckerberg's troubles... more
How to view Activity summary on Apple Watch  9to5Mac · 3 days
The Apple Watch to many is a fitness device, among other things. Most users love using the Activity app on... more
Apple is producing new content about Snoopy and other Peanuts characters  TechCrunch · 3 days
Apple has signed a deal with DHX Media that will see the Canadian broadcaster producing new shows, specials and short films about Snoopy, Charlie Brown and... more
The 60 best iPhone games of 2018 - CNET  CNET · 3 days
If you're all about the iPhone, these are some of the best games you can play. more
Macworld magazine signed by Steve Jobs sells for more than $47K - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Jobs signed an original issue of Macworld at the grand opening of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store, according to RR Auction. more
How to check your heart rate on Apple Watch  9to5Mac · 3 days
Apple Watch provides lots of useful data on your heart rate. It offers your average for each day... more
Amazon Echo speakers now play friendly with Apple Music  TechCrunch · 3 days
Amazon recently said Apple Music would find its way onto Amazon Echo devices sometime soon — and sure enough, it appears to be rolling out now. more
9to5Mac Daily: December 14, 2018  9to5Mac · 3 days
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... more
Skip wall adapters and charge directly with 20% off Topgreener outlets  Windows Central · 3 days
Go straight for the direct charge! The Topgreener 36W Quick Charge 2.0 USB power outlet is down to $23.51 thanks to a 20% off on-page coupon.... more
MacRumors Giveaway: Win an iPhone Case Bundle From Speck  MacRumors · 3 days
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Speck to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an... more
iPad Pro (2018) review: A powerful, beautiful tablet that needs a software overhaul - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Big, gorgeous, screaming-fast tablet? Absolutely. Laptop replacement? Not until iOS changes and compatible accessories arrive. more
9 best apps for building presentations in iOS - CNET  CNET · 3 days
You can create presentations from an iPhone or iPad, with nearly all the bells and whistles to make them more visual and less boring. more
The new Palm is almost the MP3 player I want  TechCrunch · 3 days
The iPod Classic still looms larger as my favorite gadget of all time. Sure, plenty have lapped the device in terms of technology, while any lingering concerns about... more
Keep your phone charged with this $7 Qi-certified wireless charging pad  Windows Central · 3 days
Wireless is the best. This Choetech Qi-certified wireless charging pad is down to $6.99 with code XML2CEOR on Amazon. The pad normally sells for around $13... more
Comment: Are Apple products getting more expensive? That depends …  9to5Mac · 3 days
It’s almost accepted as a truism now that Apple products are getting more expensive – and... more
Satechi's USB-C Hubs Now Available in Gold to Match New MacBook Air  MacRumors · 3 days
Satechi today announced that three of its USB-C hubs are now available to pre-order in a gold color that resembles the finish of the... more
Influential Apple analyst cuts iPhone shipment estimates  TechCrunch · 3 days
TF International Securities Apple analyst extraordinaire Ming-Chi Kuo delivered a less than stellar iPhone forecast this week with the straight forwardly titled note, “2019 iPhone shipments likely to be under 190 million units.” The... more
Apple to expand offices, Google and Amazon play nice video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
In today's top stories, Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, and expand across other US cities too. Meanwhile, Amazon carries... more
Unofficial project uses MusicKit to create an Apple Music web player  9to5Mac · 3 days
One big difference between Apple Music and Spotify is that the Cupertino company doesn’t... more
Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban  BBC · 3 days
The social network has returned to Apple's app store after revealing plans to ban adult content. more
Apple plans iPhone software update to reverse Chinese ban  THE VERGE · 3 days
Apple claims it has found a software solution to the court injunction which recently banned some of its... more
Apple Music Connect Is Being Shut Down, to Disappear in May 2019  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Apple Music Connect was never very popular and it will be shuttered completely by May 24, 2019. more
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Apple hires designer Andrew Kim away from Tesla
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Review: Whitestone Dome Glass for iPhone XS is a great screen protector w/ a unique installation process
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The 29 best AR apps for iOS that you need try - CNET
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iOS 12 surprisingly breathes new life into my iPhone 5S - CNET
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The 60 best iPhone games of 2018 - CNET
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Apple-backed tech group drafts US privacy bill
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[Update: Now available] Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam arriving on iOS next week, pre-orders open now
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Apple takes three spots on Adweek’s 25 best ads of 2018 list
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Djay relaunched on iOS with subscription model and powerful performance features
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Alphabet Scoop 035: Google messaging mess, Pixel Slate, Chrome, more [Livestream]
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Skydio R1 drone with Apple Watch control can now fly over water, more car-tracking modes added
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Review: OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 for iPad Pro — clear case meets Smart Cover
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Puma is rereleasing its classic 1986 RS-Computer running shoe
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Moment Pro camera app brings big video upgrades with multiple color profiles, real-time waveform Monitor, video RGB histogram, more
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[Update: Now available at 50% off] Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack, SD slot, more
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First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]
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iPhone XS Max beats Mate 20 Pro in speed test after Huawei was ‘confident’ it would outpace Apple’s flagship
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Apple misses top 10 in Forbes ‘Just 100’ best corporate citizens list
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Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots
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Holiday Deal Hub: Exclusive deals for 9to5Mac readers!
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What’s new in watchOS 5.1.2 [Video]
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Review: iPhone XR Clear Case – is it worth the premium price? [Video]
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iPhone XR ranked #1 single-lens mobile camera by DxOMark, now endorsed by Apple
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Apple removes war simulation game from App Store for using Taliban as enemies
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Award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 coming to Mac next year [Video]
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