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Apple will release iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime tomorrow

You won't have to wait until Apple's big iPad event to find out when iOS 12.1 will arrive. Apple has confirmed that the update will be available on October 30th (the day of the event) for all existing iOS 12-compatible devices. For most, the highligh… Source: Engadget | Apple will release iOS 12.1 with Group …

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UK wants tech giants to pay two percent tax on digital revenues

The British government announced a new "digital services" tax that would take two percent of revenues generated by tech giants, according to Sky News. The tax would skim cash off of what the companies make from services like online advertising and st… Source: Engadget | UK wants tech giants to pay two percent tax on …

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Review: Kano's Harry Potter Coding Kit Teaches Kids to Code in a Fun, Engaging Way

Kano, a company that makes a series of coding kits for children and those new to programming, recently released a $99 Harry Potter-themed kit complete with a programmable wand that’s perfect for Harry Potter fans who want a fun and engaging way to learn some basic coding techniques. The Harry Potter Coding Kit is designed …

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 'Side Winder' Cable Organizer for MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve once again teamed up with Fuse to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Side Winder cable wrangler, designed to let you quickly and easily wind up your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro’s charger cord. The reel-style construction of the Side Winder keeps your power adapter, cord, and attached …

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Pokémon Go to Integrate With Apple's Health App

In an upcoming update, popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go will gain support for the Apple Health app, developer Niantic announced today. Adventure Sync, a new feature, will use walking distances pulled from Apple Health to let you earn candy and hatch eggs even when the Pokémon Go app isn’t running. Niantic says Adventure Sync …

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Apple Updates Events App for Apple TV Ahead of October 30th Keynote

Apple today updated its Events app for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV in preparation for the October 30th event that’s expected to see the debut of new iPad Pro models and several new Macs. The updated Events app can be downloaded from the tvOS App Store, and it features artwork from the media invites …

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'GrayKey' iPhone Unlocking Box No Longer Works After iOS 12 Update

Apple has effectively disabled the GrayKey iPhone unlocking device used by law enforcement agencies to crack the passcodes on iPhones, reports Forbes. Multiple anonymous sources have told Forbes that the GrayKey box is unable to obtain the passcodes of any iPhone or iPad running iOS 12 or later. GrayKey iPhone cracking box, via MalwareBytes. On …

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Here Are All of the Apple Logos Included in the October 30 Event Invites

For its upcoming October 30th event, Apple sent out unique media invites this year, with a different Apple logo on each and every one. The artwork for the Apple logos varies from the abstract to the classic, with Apple tapping multiple artists for the design. As it turns out, there were more than 350 one-of-a-kind …

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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 68 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced over two years ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari Technology Preview release 68 includes bug fixes and feature improvements for …

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Apple Store App Updated With Siri Shortcuts Support to Make Pre-Ordering iPhone XR Faster

Apple today updated its Apple Store app with support for Siri Shortcuts, which the company says can be used to make pre-ordering the upcoming iPhone XR with the iPhone Upgrade Program faster than ever. When getting pre-approved for an iPhone XR, iPhone Upgrade Program members will see a new “Add to Siri” button that can …

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Apple Donates $1 Million to Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Efforts in Indonesia

Apple is donating $1 million to aid in relief efforts in Indonesia after Indonesian island Sulawesi was devastated by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami on September 28. Following the disaster, more than 1,000 people have died in Sulawesi and several other Indonesian islands have been hit with aftershocks and similar quakes. Sulawesi in …

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Three Universities in U.S. Launch Contactless Student ID Cards on iPhone and Apple Watch

Following a preview at WWDC 2018, Apple today announced that students at three universities in the United States can now add their student ID cards to Apple Wallet to get around campus using just an iPhone or Apple Watch. Namely, starting today, students at Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma …

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Functional Apple-1 Computer Sells for $375,000 at Auction

A rare fully operational Apple-1 computer auctioned off by RR Auction at WeWorks in Boston today fetched a total of $375,000. The Apple-1 came from a person who purchased the machine from The Byte Shop, the store where Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak originally sold the computers for $666.66. The seller used the Apple-1 to …

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Try macOS Mojave's Dark Mode on these apps

It's been a few weeks since Apple announced that macOS Mojave would launch today — in that time, many app developers have been at work getting their creations ready for the new OS. Probably one of the changes Mac users want to see first and foremost… Source: Engadget | Try macOS Mojave's Dark Mode on …

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