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Imagining how Apple will roll out its new TV service

It‘s been almost exactly a year since Apple hired two executives from Sony Pictures Television to lay the groundwork for a new, premium Apple video service. In the intervening 12 months, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg have staffed up their operation with heavy hitters from the television programming and development world, and Apple has since bought at least 18 original series, an animated feature, and of course, an overall deal with O

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Upgrade your PC peripherals for cheap in Amazon‘s huge one-day Logitech sale

Kick the keyboard and mouse that came with your PC to the curb during Amazon‘s big one-day Logitech sale. Sound systems are going cheap, too.

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Toast Leather Cover for MacBook Pro and Air review: Stick-on leather cover you‘ll want to stick with

I tremble at the sight of brand-new stick-on iPhone screen-protectors. No matter how hard I try, no matter how religiously I follow the directions, I always end up with three or four bubbles staring defiantly at me from the covered screen. Using the touchscreen starts to feel about like trying to read Braille. Every time I‘ve tried to use one, I‘ve ended up ripping it off and throwing it in the trash.So you can imagine my fear when

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7 ways to master the new Google News and use it more like Google Reader

The new Google News app and web interface is yet another attempt by Google to replace the hole left behind by the death of Google Reader. Here‘s how to use it to its full potential.

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Imaging how Apple will roll out its new TV service

It‘s been almost exactly a year since Apple hired two executives from Sony Pictures Television to lay the groundwork for a new, premium Apple video service. In the intervening 12 months, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg have staffed up their operation with heavy hitters from the television programming and development world, and Apple has since bought at least 18 original series, an animated feature, and of course, an overall deal with O

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QSAN XCube XT3002T NAS review: Classy, clean, and fast-but better suited to the enterprise

Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it‘s missing a few features consumers will find essential.

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Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it‘s not the easiest to use.

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Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, June 20, at 10 a.m. Pacific

iOS 12 has new features to support 911 calls. There are rumors about the screen technology for the next iPhone. What‘s happening in the battle of the music streaming services? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions for Jason Cross, Leif Johnson, Roman Loyola, and Adam Patrick Murray in the Macworld Podcast, episode 610.To read this article in full, please click here

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Vivint Smart Home bundles two Google Minis with its starter kits, nudging users toward voice control

Amazon‘s Echo had a long head start with Vivint, but this is the first time the service provider has included smart speakers in its packages by default.

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Macworld‘s July Digital Magazine: 20 Years of the iMac

Every day,Macworldbrings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine.In the July issue This month we look back at 20 Years of the iMac, from the reaction to such a radical new mac, to its lasting legacy and how its influence reaches far beyond the desktop, or even the PC. We also look forward to a n

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iOS 12: Apple releases second beta to developers

Updated 06/19/18:Apple has released beta two of iOS 12.Apple both sets trends and chases them, and iOS 12, unveiled Monday at the WWDC keynote, is no exception. With this release, Apple is focusing on performance improvements and enhancements, even for older devices. The company is also making important changes to augmented reality that will enable new experiences; improving Siri, FaceTime, and the Photos app to catch up to the competition; an

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Today only, B&H is selling a beastly 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro for 1,200 off

I‘m the only member of the Macworld staff who does the vast majority of his work on a modern MacBook Pro, and lemme tell ya, right now I‘m looking with envy at the amazing 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar that BH is selling for 1,200 off its regular price of 3,499. It‘s one of the outlet‘s ‘Deal Zone‘ flash sales, and that massive discount ends tonight at midnight Eastern time.To read this article in

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Save Hundreds On The Complete Project Management Bundle (29)

After putting in years of hard work as a developer, you may have set your eyes on the next step in your career. Usually, this means career in project management, and one of the best tools for the trade is JIRA.Before you can jump straight into project management, you‘ll have to learn JIRA‘s ins-and-outs. You can find courses on JIRA online, but these can be costly if you don‘t know what to look for. Fortunately, this Complete

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Beyonc and Jay-Z‘s newest release shows how Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale

At 5:30 pm EDT on Saturday, the Tidal high-fidelity music streaming service was suddenly the center of attention. Just weeks after Kanye West dropped his Ye album on all streaming services-underscoring the dissolution of his once-exclusive contract with Tidal-Jay-Z and Beyonc shocked the world with a surprise collaborative record titled Everything is Love. And the only place you could get it was Tidal. Somewhat surprisingly, that exclusivity

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Rock out this summer with 110 off the awesome Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker

A Bluetooth speaker can set the mood for any summer party, but the good ones don‘t come cheap. But if you act fast today, you can get the awesome Ultimate Ears Megaboom for a low price of 140 on Amazon, down from a MSRP of 250.To read this article in full, please click here

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Amazon‘s one-day sale on this 27-inch iMac gets you glorious 5K Retina for 850 off

If you‘ve been hankering for a good deal on a 5K iMac, Woot (via Amazon) has you covered. For today only, the clearance retailer is selling2015‘s 27-inch, 2TB iMac for 1450.00. The offer expires just before midnight Pacific on Tuesday.To read this article in full, please click here

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What you need to do when you inherit a Mac

The loss of a loved one is devastating. When this gets tied up with a technical support issue? Even worse. Mac 911 recently received several emails from Macworld readers who inherited, purchased, or were given computers or iOS devices by people who have passed away. They have enough password information to use the Macs successfully, sometimes for years. But then an event occurs that requires resetting the machine.Macworld reader Andrew has a M

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Friends and enemies: Reacting to Apple‘s privacy stance

Shocking news has reached the Macalope‘s furry ears: it turns out that Apple is not a non-profit set up with the goal of protecting individual privacy and that it actually sells things and uses that as a sales point! It‘s all very tawdry and shocking.If you are five.Writing for Gizmodo, Rhett Jones says ‘Apple Isn‘t Your Friend.‘ (Tip o‘ the antlers to Tibor.)YOU TAKE THAT BACK. APPLE IS MY BESTEST FRIEND FO

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The best GPS trackers for kids: Locate your little ones with ease

Our top picks allow you to easily keep tabs on the munchkins in your life.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z‘s newest release shows how Apple Music has tipped the streaming scale

At 5:30 pm EDT on Saturday, the Tidal high-fidelity music streaming service was suddenly the center of attention. Just weeks after Kanye West dropped his Ye album on all streaming services-underscoring the dissolution of his once-exclusive contract with Tidal-Jay-Z and Beyonce shocked the world with a surprise collaborative record titled Everything is Love. And the only place you could get it was Tidal.Somewhat surprisingly, that exclusivity d

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How to buy a refurbished iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Updated 6/18/18 to reflect the inventory change in the store.Looking for a way to save some money on the latest Apple products? Consider a refurbished MacBook, refurbished iPhone, or refurbished iPad from the Apple Certified Refurbished store. A refurbished product is just like a new, but at a lower price.Here‘s a quick guide with links to the best deals you can find on the refurb store, along with aFAQ guide if you want to know more abo

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