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macOS 10.15 concept envisions rumored Screen Time feature with ambitious design [Gallery]

Last week, 9to5Mac reported that Screen Time, and many other iOS features, are coming to the Mac this year. Following our report, designer Jacob Grozian has imagined what Screen Time might look like on the Mac when macOS 10.15 is released this year. more The post macOS 10.15 concept envisions rumored Screen Time feature with ambitious design [Gallery] appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Lens is a modern and featured-packed Instagram app for Apple Watch that works without the iPhone

Lens is a new Instagram app for Apple Watch that includes nearly every feature of the photo sharing service - all without the iPhone. The unofficial client is much more capable than Instagram‘s outdated and discontinued app for the watch. more The post Lens is a modern and featured-packed Instagram app for Apple Watch that works without the iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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AT&T CEO expects its 5G prices to be tiered, more expensive for faster speeds

ATT CEO, Randall Stephenson, said during the company‘s earnings call today that its 5G plans in the future will likely be tiered with customers paying more for faster speeds, similar to broadband home internet plans (via The Verge). The expected future change will be notable for ATT customers as current LTE plans give users the fastest speeds possible for one price. more The post ATT CEO expects its 5G prices to be tiered, more expensive

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Stacktrace Podcast 033: ‘Face ID by proxy‘

Another week full of delicious scoops - expanded macOS authentication using the Apple Watch, WWDC news for developers, more signs of AR headset(s!), Siri shortcuts on the Mac, and much more. Also, how does Rambo get his hands on all this information anyway? Sponsored by Withings: Get 20% off Withings Body+ Wi-Fi Smart Scale at the company‘s website or Amazon 79 (Reg. 99). Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple‘s Podca

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Here‘s how to cancel your Apple News+ trial and avoid a 10 charge

Apple News+ officially launched one month ago today, which means those who subscribed to the free trial are about to get hit with their first monthly bill. If you‘ve spent some time with the service and decided it‘s not for you, here‘s how to cancel Apple News+. more The post Here‘s how to cancel your Apple News+ trial and avoid a 10 charge appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Apple earns first place in laptop customer support ranking with 91/100 score, 6 minute avg. call time

Apple has earned another first place ranking for its laptop customer service when compared to other tech companies. Laptop Magtoday released its 2019 study that found Apple far ahead of competition like Samsung, Microsoft, HP, and more when it comes to both phone and web support for computers. more The post Apple earns first place in laptop customer support ranking with 91/100 score, 6 minute avg. call time appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Apple reports first drop in the number of self-driving cars on the road in California

Throughout the course of 2018, Apple‘s filings with the California DMV showed a steady increase in the number of self-driving cars it had on the road. This month, however, Apple has reported its first ever drop in autonomous cars. more The post Apple reports first drop in the number of self-driving cars on the road in California appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2019 - AirPods 3 rumors

9Listen 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 Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/04/9to5Mac-Daily-04-24-2019.mp3 more The post 9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2019 - AirPods 3 rumors appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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New Best Buy 4 day sale discounts MacBook Pro and Sonos, plus get a 100 Amazon gift card w/ iPhone 6s, more

The latest Best Buy 4 day sale highlights the top deals in this episode of 9to5Toys Lunch Break, along with offers on iPhone 6s and AmazonBasics Mac accessories. Head below for more. more The post New Best Buy 4 day sale discounts MacBook Pro and Sonos, plus get a 100 Amazon gift card w/ iPhone 6s, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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The two reasons Apple Pay in the US lags way behind Europe [Video]

When we reported that JCPenney had stopped supporting Apple Pay, some European readers were confused about the state of Apple Pay in the US. Why did the chain need to specifically support Apple Pay when everywhere in Europe accepts it because it‘s effectively just another contactless card? A reader suggested I write an explainer, which I added to my to-do list only to find thatCNBC did it for me in video form more The post The two reason

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Google Fit now available on iOS with Apple Health sync

Last August, Google Fit was completely revamped with the Material Theme and a focus on two new metrics. The health and activity tracking application is now coming to iOS with full Apple Health integration. more The post Google Fit now available on iOS with Apple Health sync appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Jony Ive and Dior designer Kim Jones discuss the environmental cost of design, challenges of working for the future, more

The upcoming spring/summer 2019 edition of Document Journal includes a fascinating new conversation between Apple‘s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive and Kim Jones, Creative Director for fashion brand Dior Men since 2018. Ahead of the magazine‘s release in May, the full interview has been published online and is filled with observations from the two designers. more The post Jony Ive and Dior designer Kim Jones discuss the environmental

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iPhone XR continues to dominate US smartphone sales, says CIRP

The latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) suggests that the iPhone XR continues to dominate US smartphone sales. The XR is the best-selling model for the second quarter running. The news follows Kantar data showing that the iPhone XR was also the best-selling smartphone in the UK more The post iPhone XR continues to dominate US smartphone sales, says CIRP appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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iFixit thinks it knows how Samsung Galaxy Fold screen failures happen

Teardown specialists iFixit think they know how Samsung Galaxy Fold screen failures happen. We‘ve so far seen six review units fail, with Samsung reportedly taking them all back before any more can happen. The company says it has identified four potential reasons for the failures, in addition to the screen-protector which isn‘t more The post iFixit thinks it knows how Samsung Galaxy Fold screen failures happen appeared first on 9to

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Foxconn is seeking to renegotiate Wisconsin deal, despite earlier assurances

A letter from Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers reveals that Foxconn is indeed seeking to renegotiate the scale of its investment, which was originally supposed to generate 13,000 jobs in the state. The company has so far renamed an office building which currently appears empty. Foxconn had previously said that it remained committed to the contract despite Gov. Evans stating that the deal is no longer in play more The post Foxconn is seeking to re

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Kuo: Two new AirPods models in Q4 2019 Q1 2020, one features an all-new design and higher price

Following just hours after a Digitimes report on AirPods 3, the veritable TF Industries‘ Ming-Chi Kuo reports that Apple is set to launch two new AirPods hardware models as early as the fourth quarter of 2019, quoting a 4Q19 - 1Q20‘ timeframe. One of these models is reported as an iterative update to the existing AirPods, and other will come with an all-new form factor and associated higher price. more The post Kuo: Two new AirPods

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Comment: Apple‘s in-store MacBook keyboard replacement program is a smart PR move

Apple‘s MacBook keyboard replacement program solved one problem: customers would no longer have to pay for a fix for an Apple design failure. But, as I wrote recently, it still left many of us with another one: the hassle of living without our machine for a week even those of us fortunate enough to have a backup machine. I called an Apple Store, and they told me they‘d need it for about five days, and that‘s a much bigger dea

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Digitimes: AirPods 3 launching at the end of 2019 with noise cancellation features

Digitimes today reports that Apple is working with assemblers and suppliers to ready a third generation AirPods 3‘ by the end of this year. AirPods 2 with wireless charging casedebuted in March but even before then there were rumors that Apple would be releasing two new versions of AirPods products in 2019, so this report is still within the consensus opinion of the rumor mill. Digitimes says the primary feature of the late 2019 AirPods wi

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Apple Pay launches in Austria with two supporting banks, more coming soon

As rumored, Apple Pay has indeed launched today in Austria. The supporting banks are Erste Sparkasse and N26, across Maestro, Mastercard and Visa debit and credit cards. If you meet this criteria, open the Wallet app on your iPhone and press the Add button to start setting up Apple Pay. You may need to restart your phone to get the Wallet app to refresh. Apple has announced that additional Austrian Apple Pay partners are coming soon‘, incl

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President Trump met privately with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, reportedly complained about follower count

After reporting strong Q1 earnings this morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this afternoon met with President Trump at the White House. The goal of the meeting was to talk about protecting the health of the public conversation ahead of the 2020 elections, Twitter said in a statement. more The post President Trump met privately with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, reportedly complained about follower count appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Snapchat reports increase in active users for Q1 2019, beats analyst expectations

Snap today reported its Q1 2019 earnings, beating analyst estimates across the board. As detailed by CNBC, the company reported 320 million in revenue, with a less per share of 10 cents. The company also returned to growth in terms of active users. more The post Snapchat reports increase in active users for Q1 2019, beats analyst expectations appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Which iPad should you buy? Hands-on with the iPad, iPad mini 5, iPad Air 3, and iPad Pro

Apple currently sells four tablets - the entry-level iPad, the portable iPad mini, the midrange iPad Air 3, and the powerful iPad Pro - but which iPad is right for your needs? Watch our hands-on video as we briefly break down Apple‘s tablet lineup and help you decide which iPad you should buy. more The post Which iPad should you buy? Hands-on with the iPad, iPad mini 5, iPad Air 3, and iPad Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Review: Withings fitness suite pairs wearables and smart scales for easy fitness tracking [Video]

After selling to Nokia and then returning to its own brand, Withings is back in action bringing stylish and functional fitness devices to market. The way that I first got turned on to Withings was when I was looking for a stylish watch with heart rate tracking. Back then, it was the Nokia Steel HR that caught my eye. It delivered everything I wanted functionality-wise in a sleek analog design - and at 180, it‘s a pretty affordable wearable

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How to check what apps have read and write access to iPhone photos

Can‘t remember all the apps you‘ve authorized to be able to read and write to the Photos app on your iPhone? Read along below for how to check and change your apps‘ Photos permissions. more The post How to check what apps have read and write access to iPhone photos appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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