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Can Windows be used with Apple’s two-factor authentication?

2 days agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Sandie Baron has a iPad and a Windows 10 system, and wondered how to use Apple’s two-factor authentication (2FA) with that setup. Apple doesn’t offer 2FA tools under Windows, but you don’t need a Mac or a second iOS device to get the advantages. Show More Summary

iPhone 8 chip maker confirms fingerprint-scanning display

Whatever problems Apple may have been having embedding Touch ID into the iPhone 8’s display, it appears that it’s solved them! According to a new report — citing Apple chip supplier TSMC — the next-gen iPhone will boast an optical fingerprint sensor to enable authentication directly by touching the screen. Show More Summary

iPhone credited with saving the life of woman badly injured in Manchester bombing

An iPhone has been credited with saving the life of a woman badly injured in the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. The phone was said to have ‘diverted and slowed’ a nut that went through the woman’s cheek. more…

Apple’s iOS Setting app needs a major UI overhaul

2 days agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

When you set up a new iPhone or iPad, a few screens walk you through some of the most important settings for the device. You’re asked to enter your Apple ID and password; you’re asked if you want to use location services; and you get queried about Siri. Show More Summary

Home is where the HomeKit wants to be

2 days agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Since it first introduced HomeKit back in 2014, Apple has been dancing around the idea of the smart home and automation. Since then, it’s expanded its offerings bit-by-bit. It added the Home app in 2016, finally putting a front-end interface on controlling smart home tech and adding the ability to use the Apple TV as a home automation hub. Show More Summary

Report: iPhone 8 to feature Touch ID directly on the OLED screen with optical fingerprint sensor

A new report from Economic Daily News, via Digitimes, indicates that the iPhone 8 will use a new optical fingerprint sensor technology to enable users to place their fingers directly on the OLED display and have the phone scan the print,...Show More Summary

Apple's iPhone credited with saving life in Manchester bombing

An iPhone 6s is being credited with saving the life of a woman who was injured in Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, after the device deflected and slowed down shrapnel from the bomb blast.

Apple issues minor updates for Final Cut Pro and iMovie

Apple on Thursday released a pair of updates for Final Cut Pro and iMovie, addressing a handful of problems and improving the overall stability and performance of both video editing apps.

Apple updates Final Cut Pro & iMovie for Mac w/ bug fixes & performance improvements

Apple this evening has released minor updates to iMovie and Final Cut Pro for Mac. The updates bring the former to version 10.1.6 and the latter to version 10.3.4, including primarily bug fixes and performance improvements for both more…

Alleged 'iPhone 8' case compared to iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Offering a better perspective of the physical dimensions consumers can expect from Apple's forthcoming "iPhone 8," a report on Thursday compares an aftermarket case supposedly built for the device against current-generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models.

Apple Watch tops Stanford study amid 'Series 3' rumors

A new study from Stanford University found Apple Watch to carry the most accurate heart rate monitor out of seven popular fitness trackers. The results come amidst rumors of a "Series 3" device that could launch later this year.

Popular iOS notes app Bear adds sketching (and stickers)

Bear, a fast, lightweight and lovely note-taking app for iOS and the Mac, has been building a following over the past year or so. The app's excellent design, small but essential feature set and steady stream of updates have made it worth its subscription cost ($14.99 per year or $1.49 per month, though you can get most of its features for free). Show More Summary

iPhone 8 case leak claims to show device compared to iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus [Video]

Over the weekend, we saw a purported iPhone 8 mold compared to molds of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, offering a look at how the iPhone 8’s bezel-less design will lend itself to a smaller form factor. Now, Japanese blog Macotakara has gotten its hands on a purported iPhone 8 case and compared it side-by-side to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.. more…

The next great Android phone will have a 360-degree camera

Essential inc, the new tech company founded by the godfather of Android, Andy Rubin, is set to unveil its first product at the end of this month. A new Twitter account created by the company teased the announcement today with its first ever tweet to hype what many anticipate to be a new Android smartphone. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Get 63% off This 76-in-1 Precision Tool Set For Smartphones, Laptops and Electronics - Deal Alert

3 days agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

This 76-piece repair kit contains everything you need to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, stereo, or anything else that requires precision instruments. Everything from screwdrivers, to a suction cup to a plastic spudger, whatever that might be. Show More Summary

How to hack Photos’ search to find lost images

Sometimes you have to hack Photos' searches to unearth those impossible-to-find photos (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Here's how to watch the WWDC 2017 live-stream on June 5

3 days agoTechnology / Apple : Macworld

WWDC 2017 will be televised... or, live-streamed to be more exact. Apple has confirmed that you will be able to live-stream the keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference. Apple’s first event of the year is scheduled to kick off with a keynote on Monday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Show More Summary

Media photos offer deeper peek inside Apple's first Singapore store

Images from Thursday media preview offered a detailed look inside Apple's first store in Singapore, set to open this Saturday.

Readdle brings file drag-and-drop in Split View to its iPad productivity apps

Readdle has updated its suite of productivity software to support file drag-and-drop between its own apps when multitasking with Split Screen on supported iPads. Drag-and-drop is a desktop computer feature that iPad users have been requesting on iOS since multitasking was introduced two years ago. more…

9to5Toys Lunch Break: 12-inch MacBook up to $500 off, iHome HomeKit Smart Plug $42, Apple iPhone 7 Silicone Cases $24, more

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