Month: April 2018

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out – April 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don’t typically receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we’ve launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month’s app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing and organizing your files, getting info …

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Apple Working on AR/VR Headset With 8K Displays and No Smartphone or Computer Tether

Apple is working on a powerful headset that will support both augmented reality and virtual reality applications, according to an inside source that spoke to CNET. The headset, which is codenamed T288, features an 8K display for each eye that would be untethered from either a computer or a smartphone. Instead, it would connect to …

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Multiport Travel Charger From Satechi

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Type-C 75W Travel Charger for powering both USB-C and USB-A devices. Ideal for travel, the Satechi USB-C Multiport Charger comes equipped with one USB-C port compatible with Apple’s USB-C MacBook and MacBook Pro models, two standard USB …

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Review: Schlage Sense Remains a Top Option Among HomeKit-Enabled Smart Locks

Following my review of the Yale Assure Lock SL deadbolt with HomeKit support last month, a number of readers highlighted the Schlage Sense as another satisfactory HomeKit option worth considering. As it turns out, I’ve been using the Schlage Sense on my front door for quite some time, so it’s worth taking a look at …

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Nintendo Reveals New Action RPG 'Dragalia Lost' Coming to Smartphones Later This Year

Nintendo this week revealed a new smartphone game coming to iOS and Android devices this summer, called “Dragalia Lost.” The game was created through a partnership with Japanese mobile developer Cygames and is described as an all-new “original action RPG” for smartphones. Nintendo co-developed Dragalia Lost and will “jointly operate” the app with Cygames once …

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Deals: Best Buy Discounts HomePod to $330, HiRise Duet Code Expiring, and More

As part of its ongoing spring sale event, Best Buy today has discounted Apple’s HomePod by $20, bringing the cost of the smart speaker to $329.99, down from $349.99. The speaker is available in both White and Space Gray. While not a massive discount, this is one of the first straight price drops on HomePod …

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Apple Music Continues to Offer Free Extra Month to Previous Trial Customers Who Never Subscribed

Apple is encouraging customers who have previously trialed Apple Music, but were not convinced to pay for the service, to try it again. For several months, some users who have already taken advantage of Apple Music’s initial free three-month trial period, but do not currently have a subscription, have been offered an additional month of …

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Sprint and T-Mobile Aiming to Reach Merger Deal Next Week

Earlier this month, reports suggested Sprint and T-Mobile had once again resumed merger talks, and now it appears the two U.S. carriers may be close to inking a deal. According to Reuters, Sprint and T-Mobile have “made progress” negotiating merger terms and are aiming to complete deal talks as soon as next week. T-Mobile parent …

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Apple's iTunes App Now Available Through Microsoft's Windows 10 Store

iTunes, Apple’s software for downloading, purchasing, and managing content on iOS devices and playing Apple content on Macs and PCs, is now available for download through Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store. Microsoft first announced plans to bring the iTunes app to the Windows 10 Store in May 2017, and said at the time that the app …

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Apple Officially Discontinues AirPort Wireless Router Lineup [Updated]

Apple has officially ended development on its AirPort line of products, which includes the AirPort Express ($99), the AirPort Extreme ($199), and the AirPort Time Capsule ($299). “We’re discontinuing the Apple AirPort base station products. They will be available through Apple.com, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers while supplies last,” an Apple spokesperson told …

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Kuo Again Predicts No 3D Touch for 2018 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone

Apple’s upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may not feature 3D Touch due to cost constraints, according to a new note shared yesterday by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and published by Chinese site Feng. Kuo says that the 6.1-inch iPhone will use what he calls “Cover Glass Sensor” (CGS) technology, relocating the iPhone’s touch module from …

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Citibank Now Offers Apple Pay in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong

Citi today announced that its credit cards issued in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong can now be used with Apple Pay, followed by Taiwan later this year. Citi cardholders can activate Apple Pay by opening the Wallet app, tapping the plus sign in the top-right corner, tapping the continue button, and positioning the credit card …

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Award-Winning Cablewings Add Power Cord Storage Back to Your Mac's Charger

German company brezzl today announced it is now accepting pre-orders for its Cablewings cable management solution for Apple power adapters. Cablewings Cablewings are small plastic pieces that attach to an Apple power adapter and have small spikes that can hold a wrapped up power cord. They are compatible with Apple’s USB-C power adapters for all …

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Sketchy Video Shows Possible iPhone SE 2 With Glass Back and Headphone Jack

A video shared on Chinese social media website Sina Weibo this week has possibly revealed a second-generation iPhone SE, but the device could easily be a knockoff, so treat this rumor with a healthy dose of skepticism. The short clip, which we’ve reuploaded to YouTube, shows what appears to be an unreleased iPhone SE with …

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