Apple has scooped up Spectral Edge, a UK-based startup with tech that improves photos taken on smartphones, according to Bloomberg. The goal, obviously, is to make the already-impressive iPhone cameras even better.
European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has begun scrutinizing Apple Pay, and antitrust regulators in the Netherlands and France are concerned, too. In Germany, a law that kicks in Jan. 1 could force Apple to open up its payments technology more for competitors, according to Bloomberg.
I love YouTube videos that highlight those “just because I can” type of situations. YouTube user napabar has posted a video in which he connects a Castlewood ORB SCSI 2.2GB drive to an iPhone, and then accesses it from that iPhone using the Files app. He’s obviously running iOS 13 on this unit.
Apple News will serve as a co-host for the eighth Democratic debate on Feb. 7, according to Axios.
Apple’s latest iPhones are notable for their incredible battery life, but what if you’re not going to be near an AC outlet for days? The ZeroLemon SlimJuicer Wireless Charging Case for iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 are slender, wireless-enabled, and on sale today. Use promo code MERRYSAVE15 at checkout and you can get the 11 Pro Max version for $21.25!
Orangetheory Fitness has created a device for members to use the Apple Watch to track heart rate data during workouts, along with iOS apps for coaches and sales associates to enhance the member experience both in and out of studio.
Apple has filed for yet another gesture-based user interface that could apply to future Macs.
Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190377181) for “optical systems for displays” that hints the company is working on ways to make the rumored “Apple Glasses” as lightweight and comfortable as possible.
Using the Safari web browser in iOS 13 and iPadOS, you can save a webpage in PDF format. Here’s how:
AppleInsider reports that Apple joined forces with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former first lady Michelle Obama to hand out new Macs and iPads to students and teachers at Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, D.C.
Add a little AI power to your Mac and search the text embedded in PDF documents with our deal of the day: PDF Search for Mac. This app usually runs $39.99, but it’s on sale today for $9.99. Use the promo code MERRYSAVE15 at checkout and that price drops to $8.50.
Apple has updated iMovie and GarageBand for macOS. Both upgrades are available at the Mac App Store.
When I received my new 16-inch MacBook Pro a few weeks ago, one of my first thoughts was how to keep it protected since I’m planning on keeping it for at least four years. Fortunately, the good folks at Moshi had a solution for me in the form of the Codex case (US$84.95), a leather carrying case that is not only protective, but looks impressive as well.
SCOSCHE has announced two new Scosche products that are available exclusively at Apple.com and in select Apple stores worldwide.
Apple wants to make its FaceID feature on the iPhone and iPad (and eventually, I hope, the Mac) even smarter about recognizing facial changes. The company has filed for a patent (number 10,503,992) for a “process for updating templates used in facial recognition.”
If you dislike the pop-up windows from apps constantly asking you to leave a review in iOS 13, you put an end to it. Here’s how:
Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.2, iPad OS 10.13.3 iOS 13.13.3, tvOS 13.3.3, watchOS 6.1.1, and HomePod 13.3.
Anyone in the market for a replacement keyboard for a Mac should definitely consider the Keychron K2 Mechanical Keyboard (starting at US$74). I have had the pleasure of using this keyboard for the past several weeks and I’m impressed with just about every aspect of its design. After a very successful crowdfunding campaign, the keyboard is now shipping to customers around the world.
Our week of Green Monday (the week after Cyber Monday) deals continues today with the water-resistant HUB Hi-Fi Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds, only $60 when you use promo code GREENMONDAY20 at checkout.
Apple has launched its promised zero-interest iPhone financing plan for Apple Card owners. But — darn it! — the installment program won’t replace the existing Apple Upgrade program, so apparently I can’t move my payments to Apple pay from Barclay’s (which does charge interest).