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Sling TV expands its Cloud DVR 'First Look' to Apple TV

14 hours agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Sling TV is adding more devices to its 'First Look' for the new Cloud DVR feature. Sling TV subscribers with an Apple TV can now try the beta service for $5 per month, which gets you 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage. Cloud DVR first showed up as an invite-only beta last December on Roku devices and select Smart TVs. Show More Summary

How Uber ran afoul of Apple's privacy rules

In 2015, Uber almost got itself kicked out of the iOS App Store. Apple CEO Tim Cook brought Uber CEO Travis Kalanick into the company’s Cupertino offices and laid down the law, the New York Times reported. So what exactly did Uber do...Show More Summary

Sling TV’s cloud DVR feature comes to Apple TV

Sling TV has slowly been expanding access to its cloud DVR feature starting with its Android and Roku apps. Now Sling TV is announcing that its Apple TV app is next to gain the cloud DVR feature. more…

Tim Cook upset with Uber’s rulebreaking app tactics

Tim Cook dressed down Uber CEO Travis Kalanick — and even threatened to boot Uber out of the App Store — for violating Apple’s privacy rules, claims a new report. Uber broke iOS privacy laws in an attempt to crack down on a certain kind of fraud in China, in which some drivers would earn incentives by […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Tim Cook Threatened to Remove Uber From the App Store Over iPhone Tagging Tactics

Apple CEO Tim Cook threatened to pull Uber's app from the App Store in early 2015 after discovering the ride-hailing company was secretly "fingerprinting" iPhones that used the app, it emerged on Sunday. The claim appeared in a New York...Show More Summary

8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

If there wasn’t already a mountain of pressure on Apple to deliver something spectacular with this year’s iPhone update, there surely is now. If you haven’t noticed, Samsung has released the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and they’re pretty remarkable. Show More Summary

iPhone 8 dummy model surfaces with edge-to-edge display, no rear Touch ID, elongated power button

The rumor mill for the iPhone 8 is seemingly flip-flopping between two distinct designs for Apple’s 2017 flagship iPhone, one made of aluminium and another more drastic look with a curved glass front and back. The latest unverified leaks...Show More Summary

Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents

Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe controls during autonomous vehicle testing, documents discovered by Business Insider via a public records request show. The documents detail the testing procedure...Show More Summary

Tweetbot for Mac updated w/ direct message image support, new @ reply rules, more

3 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Keeping up with recent Twitter API changes, Tweetbot for Mac today has been updated with a handful of new features. The update bring the app to version 2.5 and includes features such as @ usernames no longer counting towards the character limit. more…

Report: Microsoft may buy cloud monitoring startup Cloudyn for $50M-70M

The consolidation of smaller cloud services through acquisitions by larger could platforms has been a running theme in the enterprise world for a while, and this morning we got a glimpse of what might be the latest development on that front. Show More Summary

New iPhone 8 concept video imagines bezel-less display, in-screen Touch ID & front camera, more

4 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

We’ve seen a host of concept images appear for this year’s iPhone 8, some good and some bad. Today, designers Thiago M Duarte and Ran Avni have released their foray into iPhone 8 concept videos, offering a take on what the upcoming device could look like with features such as a front-facing camera embedded in the display… more…

Google Maps for iOS gains useful parking reminder feature

4 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Google Maps is adding a small, but very useful feature that lets users save where they parked. Available on both iOS and Android, the feature can also provide reminders for when your parking meter is about to expire. more…

Apple’s new Dubai store features mesmerizing ‘Solar Wings’

Apple is set to open its second store ever in Dubai this week, only instead of featuring a lot of glass and steal, one of the crowning architectural achievements is the store’s carbon fiber windows. The motorized ‘Solar Wings’ were revealed by Apple today and they’re one of the coolest store features we’ve ever seen. Show More Summary

Verizon debuts unlimited data plan for prepaid customers

Verizon on Monday introduced a new unlimited data tier for prepaid customers, with the plan adding to the mobile carrier's four capped options.

Verizon announces new $80/month prepaid unlimited data plan

6 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

As the unlimited data battle continues,Verizon today announced that it is bringing unlimited data to prepaid customers. The carrier announced that prepaid customers can now get unlimited data, text, and talk for $80 per month… more…

iPhone 8 may be fast, but those benchmark results are fake

6 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

There’s a new image making the rounds online purporting to be the Geekbench results of the upcoming iPhone 8. The image shows off the iPhone 8’s supposed speed bump in both single-core and multi-core scores. The single-core speeds show...Show More Summary

Forget replacing humans, Apple wants AI to improve our memory

If Apple has its way in the field of artificial intelligence, robots and algorithms won’t just be used to replace you at work, they could help fix your brain too. Apple executive and Siri co-creator, Tom Gruber, laid out a differentShow More Summary

Discounted CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 Space Saving Bundle - Deal Alert

6 hours agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 in tow is like a professional cleaning team for your Mac. The all-new CleanMyMac 3 will clean, optimize, and maintain your Mac. It scans every inch of your system, removes gigabytes of junk in just two clicks, and monitors the health of your Mac. Show More Summary

Report: Apple poached augmented reality expert from NASA to work on glasses

7 hours agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

All signs are pointing to Apple’s work on an augmented reality device of some sort, and now Apple has a new addition working on that effort: NASA’s Jeff Norris. According to Bloomberg, Apple hired Norris away from NASA’s Jet Propulsion...Show More Summary

Apple AI guru Ted Gruber speaks of artificial intelligence's 'inevitability' at TED

Speaking at the TED conference, Siri co-founder and Apple AI expert Tom Gruber declared that artificial intelligence should be used less to replace humans, and more to enhance aspects of humanity that are unreliable or fail with time, like memory.

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