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Apple Music participates in Black Out Tuesday, but you can still access your Library

22 hours 15 minutes ago

Apple Music is taking part in the music industry’s “Blackout Tuesday” event, showing a supportive message in place of some of its usual, and most frequently-accessed, features.

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Apple Music’s curated sections are participating in Blackout Tuesday.

If you attempt to access the For You, Radio, or Browse sections of the service, you will instead be greeted by a black screen with large text reading:

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Jason Cross

Which Mac should you buy?

23 hours 10 minutes ago

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re thinking about buying a new Mac computer and may be in need of a little guidance. Fortunately, we’re quite familiar with Apple’s Macs, and we’re happy to help you choose the right Mac for you.

This buying guide provides an overview of all the Mac models available, and what each model is best suited for. To get more details, you can read the full review by clicking the product name in the product boxes that have mouse ratings.

MacBook Air

Models for sale were originally released March 2020.

What is it? The MacBook Air is Apple’s affordable line of laptops. Apple currently offers two 13-inch models.

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Roman Loyola

Security Researcher Believes Mac Backdoor ‘Tiny Shell” Still Being Used

1 day ago

Mac security researcher Jaron Bradley says he believes hackers are still using an open source macOS backdoor called “Tiny SHell.”

Tinyshell is an open source tool that operates like a shady version of SSH. It’s been a while since I’ve encountered a new sample, but I fully believe attackers are still out there using it. If you watched the Macdoored talk then you’ve seen what attackers are doing “post mortem” with this tool. However, no technical details have been discussed about the malware itself.


Andrew Orr

Apple Card: June payments can be deferred, interest-free

1 day ago

Among the TV shows, magazines, and games services unveiled at Apple’s “Show time” event was a surprise entry into a category that couldn’t be further outside Apple’s wheelhouse: a credit card. Dubbed Apple Card, it’s not a traditional plastic credit card that gives you points on things you buy. Rather, it’s a whole new way to shop online and offline. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Updated 06/02/20: Apple Card users can defer their June payments.

The latest: June payments can be deferred

Holders of the Apple Card can defer their June payment. This is in response to the "financial pressure from economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic," according to Bloomberg. Apple and Goldman Sachs had the same offer for March, April, and May payments. 

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Macworld Staff