9to5Mac Happy Hour 186: Group FaceTime delay, Twitter API damage, 2018 iPhone rumors

9TO5MAC HAPPY HOUR 186: GROUP FACETIME DELAY, TWITTER API DAMAGE, 2018 IPHONE RUMORS

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Group FaceTime's delay, Twitter's destructive API change, new details about AirPower, iPhone rumors...

Review: iOttie's iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge more than just your iPhone

REVIEW: IOTTIE'S ION WIRELESS CHARGERS ARE VERSATILE OPTIONS THAT CAN CHARGE MORE THAN JUST YOUR IPHONE

Wireless chargers are a dime a dozen nowadays, with a slew of companies attempting to hop on the bandwagon now that Apple has rolled...

 
 
 
Mac: How to customize your Safari toolbar

MAC: HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR SAFARI TOOLBAR

Whether you're new to Mac or it's been a while since you've adjusted the toolbar in Safari, follow along below for how to customize...

Pokémon GO gaining parental controls with ‘Niantic Kids' log in feature

POKÉMON GO GAINING PARENTAL CONTROLS WITH ‘NIANTIC KIDS' LOG IN FEATURE

Pokémon GO will be getting an update soon that will let parents easily manage their kid's profile and permissions. more...

 
 
 
HomeKit Weekly: Four ways to control cooling with fans and air conditioners

HOMEKIT WEEKLY: FOUR WAYS TO CONTROL COOLING WITH FANS AND AIR CONDITIONERS

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple's smart home...

Tour Apple's global data command center at its 1.3 million square foot facility in Mesa, AZ

TOUR APPLE'S GLOBAL DATA COMMAND CENTER AT ITS 1.3 MILLION SQUARE FOOT FACILITY IN MESA, AZ

Apple's Mesa, Arizona facility was the previous home to GT Advanced Technologies, the sapphire glass supplier, before it went bankrupt...

 
 
 
Tweetbot loses streaming, activity/stats tab, and Apple Watch app over Twitter API change

TWEETBOT LOSES STREAMING, ACTIVITY/STATS TAB, AND APPLE WATCH APP OVER TWITTER API CHANGE

Tapbots has released an updated version of Tweetbot for iPhone and iPad that removes or degrades lots of useful features due to Twitter's...

Japan investigating Apple over allegations of anti-competitive practices with App Store and Yahoo

JAPAN INVESTIGATING APPLE OVER ALLEGATIONS OF ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES WITH APP STORE AND YAHOO

After making it out of a Japanese antitrust investigation unscathed just last month, Apple is being probed once again by the country's...

 
 
 
T-Mobile customer service ditches robots and call transfers as ‘Team of Experts' offers dedicated 24/hr. support

T-MOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE DITCHES ROBOTS AND CALL TRANSFERS AS ‘TEAM OF EXPERTS' OFFERS DEDICATED 24/HR. SUPPORT

At its un-carrier next event this morning, T-Mobile detailed its latest move, “Team of Experts” to evolve customer support. Designed...

When does Apple release new iPhones?

WHEN DOES APPLE RELEASE NEW IPHONES?

IPhone buying decisions vary from person to person, and not everyone cares about having the latest version. This works for a lot of...

 
 
 
IOS 12 developer beta 8 for iPhone and iPad expected today after beta 7 pulled

IOS 12 DEVELOPER BETA 8 FOR IPHONE AND IPAD EXPECTED TODAY AFTER BETA 7 PULLED

We expect Apple to release iOS 12 developer beta 8 for iPhone and iPad today after pulling iOS 12 developer beta 7 on Monday. The release...

Opinion: My money is still against an Apple-branded car in 2025

OPINION: MY MONEY IS STILL AGAINST AN APPLE-BRANDED CAR IN 2025

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a good track-record, but his latest note - in which he predicts that an Apple Car will go on sale sometime...

 
 
 
Twitter finally follows Apple's example in suspending Infowars' Alex Jones

TWITTER FINALLY FOLLOWS APPLE'S EXAMPLE IN SUSPENDING INFOWARS' ALEX JONES

Apple led the way in removing the Infowars podcasts from its platform for violating hate speech guidelines - with similar bans by Facebook,...

‘Rome: Total War' coming to iPhone on August 23

‘ROME: TOTAL WAR' COMING TO IPHONE ON AUGUST 23

Feral Interactive has announced that the historical strategy game ROME: Total War - already available for iPad - will be coming to...

 
 
 
Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys another 12M AAPL shares, might double stake

WARREN BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE BUYS ANOTHER 12M AAPL SHARES, MIGHT DOUBLE STAKE

An SEC filing reveals that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought an extra 12.4M AAPL shares during Q2, worth more than $2B at...

MoviePass faces lawsuits, delisting, as new plan goes live and latest losses revealed

MOVIEPASS FACES LAWSUITS, DELISTING, AS NEW PLAN GOES LIVE AND LATEST LOSSES REVEALED

CNBC reported earlier in the month that MoviePass would be changing its business model yet again, this time reverting to a $9.95/month...

 
 
 
Back to the Mac 010: Dual eGPUs!

BACK TO THE MAC 010: DUAL EGPUS!

Back to the Mac is a series focused specifically on the Mac, including hardware, accessories, I/O, software, and more. On this week's...

IPhone: How to enable or disable read receipts for iMessage

IPHONE: HOW TO ENABLE OR DISABLE READ RECEIPTS FOR IMESSAGE

Read receipts are great, however, sometimes it isn't appropriate to have them enabled, for example when you have a business. Good thing...

 
 
 
Kuo: AR glasses coming in 2020, Apple Car launch 3-5 years later

KUO: AR GLASSES COMING IN 2020, APPLE CAR LAUNCH 3-5 YEARS LATER

Well known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who now works for TF International Securities, believes that Apple's future will depend on the...

Apple working with Ron Moore to produce original Sci-Fi series featuring Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, & Sarah Jones

APPLE WORKING WITH RON MOORE TO PRODUCE ORIGINAL SCI-FI SERIES FEATURING JOEL KINNAMAN, MICHAEL DORMAN, & SARAH JONES

Another week, another report regarding Apple's latest original content efforts. Ron Moore, most famously known for his work on Star...

 
 
 



AT&T sued by cryptocurrency investor who was ripped off in "SIM swap fraud"

AT&T sued by cryptocurrency investor who was ripped off in "SIM swap fraud"

A few days ago, we told you how a nine-member gang stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and cryptocurrencies by employing the ol' SIM swap routine. This is... Read more ...

Google Play Store now allows users to set app download preferences

Google Play Store now allows users to set app download preferences

Downloading apps from the Google Play Store can play havoc with your monthly data cap. So if you head over to the settings on the Google Play Store, you'll see a listing for... Read more ...

Diablo 3 set to drag the Nintendo Switch to Hell this year

Diablo 3 set to drag the Nintendo Switch to Hell this year

Although the news wasn't quite meant to surface yet, a premature Forbes post has confirmed that Diablo 3 will be landing on Nintendo Switch before the year is out. The 2018... Read more ...

SwitchArcade Roundup: ‘Diablo III', ‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate'...

SwitchArcade Roundup: ‘Diablo III', ‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate' Demo, and A ‘Mighty' Game of the Day

Welcome to your SwitchArcade Roundup for August 15th, 2018! We're halfway through the week, so it's all downhill after this. As usual, I'm Phil here with your latest... Read more ...

Review: iOttie's iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge...

Review: iOttie's iON wireless chargers are versatile options that can charge more than just your iPhone

Wireless chargers are a dime a dozen nowadays, with a slew of companies attempting to hop on the bandwagon now that Apple has rolled out Qi support to its latest iPhone models... Read more ...

Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

Ever shop online for carpet or fabric and wish you could tell what it looks like in real life? Thanks to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer... Read more ...

Google publishes its political ad database, detailing spending in U.S...

Google publishes its political ad database, detailing spending in U.S. federal elections

Google today published its political ad database, joining Facebook and Twitter in offering more disclosure around online ad spending after all three were prompted to do so by... Read more ...

Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

Android Pie started rolling out to Pixel owners and the Essential Phone last week, and in the days since there's been a lot of feedback floating around from users, including... Read more ...

9 things you'll love about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

9 things you'll love about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was officially unveiled last week. The phone may look really similar to last year's Note 8, but Samsung has packed it with with a ton of new features... Read more ...

Niantic announces the next three Community Days for Pokemon GO

Niantic announces the next three Community Days for Pokemon GO

Once a month, game developer Niantic holds a Community Day for Pokemon GO players. On that day, a fairly uncommon Pokemon becomes more common for a few hours. Today, Niantic... Read more ...