Month: May 2018

Google's AR drawing app lets Android and iOS users collab on doodles

You no longer need an Android phone to try Google's take on augmented reality drawing. The tech giant has released an iOS version of Just a Line that brings the same three-dimensional doodling to the iPhone crowd. It's largely the same app you saw in… Source: Engadget | Google's AR drawing app lets Android and …

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Deals Reminder: MacRumors Exclusive Anker Sale Ends Tomorrow, Save on Lightning Cables and More

Earlier in May, MacRumors and Anker launched an exclusive new sale for our readers with discount codes available for a handful of useful Anker accessories. Now that June is fast approaching, the sale is set to end tomorrow, May 31. If you’ve been holding off on taking advantage of any of the exclusive codes, consider …

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Apple Music sets up publishing division as it chases down Spotify

Apple Music has been on its way to overtake Spotify in terms of subscriber base for a while now. The service got a new boss, Oliver Schusser, this past April, as well. Now, Schusser's first major initiative appears to be the launch of Apple's own mus… Source: Engadget | Apple Music sets up publishing division …

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Audi e-tron's optional side cameras will help maximize range

Audi has a novel way to reduce drag and maximize the range of its electric e-tron SUV: it plans to offer an option to nix side mirrors. Instead, the car can use cameras, and display images from them on OLED screens between the instrument panel and th… Source: Engadget | Audi e-tron's optional side cameras …

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Apple Inks Deal for Emily Dickinson Series Starring Hailee Steinfeld

Apple’s latest original television series is a half-hour show about the life of poet Emily Dickinson, which is set to star Hailee Steinfeld, reports Variety. Apple recently gave a straight-to-series order for the show, which is described as a “comedic look into Dickinson’s world” that explores the “constraints of society, gender, and family from the …

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Petition Calls on Apple to Open Up Access to UI SDKs on iOS Devices so Devs can Implement Digital Wellness Tools

As Apple prepares to introduce iOS 12 at the Worldwide Developers Conference next Monday, a group known as the Digital Wellness Warriors have launched a petition calling on Apple to allow third-party developers to make changes to the iOS interface and user experience to allow apps to implement digital health features to help users manage …

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Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation with brake update

Earlier this month, Consumer Reports chose not to recommend Tesla's Model 3 due to a handful of factors, though most notably because of a long 60-to-0MPH braking distance. While Tesla claimed the car could come to a stop in 133 feet, Consumer Reports… Source: Engadget | Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation with brake …

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Review: BMW's CarPlay and Qi Charging Support Offer a Convenient All-Wireless Setup, but Subscription Plan Remains Questionable

While CarPlay has become very common in cars over the past several years, most manufacturers are still relying on a wired implementation that requires the user to plug his or her iPhone in using a Lightning cable connected to one of the vehicle’s USB ports. The first and only car manufacturer to adopt wireless CarPlay …

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Sega's 'Team Sonic Racing' is all about co-op karting

Sega can't resist Sonic the Hedgehog-themed racing games, but this time it's adding a twist that might have a meaningful impact on gameplay. It's offering a sneak peek at Team Sonic Racing, which introduces (surprise!) a team dynamic to the familiar… Source: Engadget | Sega's 'Team Sonic Racing' is all about co-op karting

In NBC’s ‘Reverie,’ VR can be a little too enticing

The first episode of NBC's Reverie opens with a bang, as a man leads a woman through a stunning library with a crystal chandelier, discussing a "quiet night in." They're both dressed to the nines, so it's clear what's about to happen is anything but…. Source: Engadget | In NBC’s ‘Reverie,’ VR can be a …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3.2 update to developers, one day after releasing watchOS 4.3.1, a minor bug fix update that addressed a startup issue. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 update to developers for testing purposes, which comes as macOS 10.13.5, an update that’s expected to include Messages in iCloud, is still in testing. The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 beta can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.4.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4.1 update to developers, one day after releasing iOS 11.4, an update that introduced AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11.4.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the …

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