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watchOS 4 beta 4 for Apple Watch now available

Apple has released the fourth watchOS 4 developer beta for testing on all Apple Watch models. watchOS 4 brings new watch faces including Siri and Toy Story options, enhanced Music and Workout experiences, Apple News, person to person payments and Apple Pay Cash, and more. more

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra beta 4 to developers

Apple has released macOS High Sierra beta 4 for developer testing. macOS High Sierra includes the new Apple File System, HEVC video playback, Metal 2, Photos and Safari upgrades, and more. more

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Apple releases iOS 11 beta 4 to developers

Apple has released iOS 11 developer beta 4 for developers on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 11 brings new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, and much more. more

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 13 512GB MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar 400 off, 2017 9.7‘ iPad 280, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web bysigning up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on:Twitter,RSS Feed,Facebook,Google+andSafari push notifications. more

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Scam ID and Scam Block coming to Metro PCS to stop scammers from calling your iPhone

Scam callers are never fun to deal with, and it can sometimes feel like half of all the calls you get throughout the day are from people trying to nab personal info that they have no business knowing. If you‘re using your iPhone on MetroPCS, you‘ll soon be able to use two new features that will make dealing with scammers a thing of the past. more

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CarPlay available for 2018 Honda Ridgeline truck on 8-inch display with built-in USB ports

Steve Jobs famously compared tablets and laptops to cars and trucks, saying that cars would suit most people‘s needs, but there would still be those who needed more powerful and capable trucks. If your automotive needs fall into the latter category, Honda has you covered with a CarPlay option in the 2018 Ridgeline more

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Competitors waiting to see the iPhone 8 before they make future plans chip suppliers

Some rival smartphone manufacturers are waiting to see what features are introduced in the iPhone 8 before finalizing their own plans, according to chip suppliers more

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Apple‘s 2017 Back to School deal expected to launch in UK any day now

This year‘s Back to School deal, in which Apple offers a free pair of Beats headphones in addition to the normal education discount, is expected to be rolled out in the UK imminently. A source tells us that Apple is in the final stages of preparations for the UK launch of the deal, which was first announced in the U.S. earlier this month more

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As Apple forsakes Imagination Tech, concern expressed over possible Chinese takeover

Apple‘s decision todesign its own GPUs for iOS devices rather than license designs from Imagination Tech may have unexpected consequences. A report over the weekend suggests that an equity fund back by the Chinese government is exploring a bid for the company. Concern is being expressed at the potential security implications of Chinese control over chip designs used in a wide variety of technology, includingaerospace and defence equipment

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Secure chat app Telegram adds self-destructing photos & videos, bios & more

Secure messaging app Telegram has borrowed a feature from SnapChat in the form of photos videos that disappear after a time-out. You can now set a self-destruct timer for any photos and videos you share in private chats.If you set a timer, the countdown starts the moment your recipient opens the photo or video you sent. After the time runs out, the photo/video will disappear forever, just like in Secret Chats. Telegram checks photos videos to s

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Apple developing its own OLED technology to reduce dependence on Samsung supply, according to report

At this point, it is well known that the iPhone 8 (or iPhone Pro, or whatever it‘s called) will feature a new (5.8-inch) OLED screen. Reports indicate that this display will be exclusively manufactured and supplied by Samsung, as Samsung currently dominates global supply of phone-sized OLED panels. Apple is never happy to depend on just one supplier for a critical iPhone component, not least it‘s arch-rival in the tech landscape. Acco

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Apple partners w/ Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson for new ‘movie‘ ad co-starring Siri

Update: Here is Apple‘sThe Rock x Siri Dominate the Dayfull commercial: Update: Despite initially touting it as a movie, Johnson now says his partnership with Apple is a ‘crazy fun‘ commercial. Haha its a crazy fun commercial well drop tomorrow. Dominate your day brother - Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 23, 2017 Seemingly out of nowhere,Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson has announced on his personal Twitter account that

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Apple partners w/ Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson for new ‘movie‘ co-starring Siri

Update: Deapte initially touting it as a movie, Johnson now says his partnership with Apple is a ‘crazy fun‘ commercial. Haha its a crazy fun commercial well drop tomorrow. Dominate your day brother - Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 23, 2017 Seemingly out of nowhere,Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson has announced on his personal Twitter account that he will soon be starring in a movie created in partnership with Apple. Co-starr

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Apple partners w/ Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson for new movie co-starring Siri

Seemingly out of nowhere,Dwayne ‘The Rock‘ Johnson has announced on his personal Twitter account that he will soon be starring in a movie created in partnership with Apple. Co-starring alongside The Rock is none other than Siri, Apple‘s artificial intelligent assistant. more

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PSA: Here‘s where you can try Apple‘s new interactive HomeKit store displays

Earlier this month we noted that Apple has new interactive HomeKit displays rolling out to select stores, namely those that include its new Avenue video screen area introduced for some stores as part of its latest retail refresh over the last year. There isn‘t any official way for the public to easily find out which specific stores have the new displays, so we‘ve put together a full list below more

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The best cable management solutions for your Mac & home studio/office

Keeping all your cables managed, both those in and around your desk and those you need stored away for infrequent use or traveling, can be quite a task.Head below for our roundup of the best cable management solutions for your home studio (or office) setup. more

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New Apple Park drone video shows work on landscaping & visitor‘s center continue [Video]

Right on schedule, drone videographer Duncan Sinfield has posted his mid-month flyover of Apple Park. While the overall structure of the new campus has been completed for awhile now, Apple continues to apply finishing touches such as landscaping. more

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Network & server issues plague first Pokmon GO Fest, Niantic to issue refunds & in-game credit

Niantic heavily touted this weekend‘sPokmon GO Fest in Chicago, the first-ever event of its kind. Despite the company‘s promises, however, the event didn‘t live up to expectations. Server and network issues plaguedPokmon GOFest from the start, and Niantic is now saying it will offer refunds to those who attended more

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