Apple Donates $250K to Sponsor 'Innovation Zone' in Accessibility-Focused Playground Coming to Sunnyvale

The Magical Bridge Foundation, which helps build playgrounds for children and adults with disabilities and special needs, this week announced that Apple will help fund the foundation’s latest playground, located in Sunnyvale, California’s Fair Oaks Park. Magical Bridge Foundation’s playgrounds are located in select communities in the Bay Area, including Mountain View, Morgan Hill, Palo …

Apple Donates $250K to Sponsor 'Innovation Zone' in Accessibility-Focused Playground Coming to Sunnyvale Read More »

International Women's Day Activity Challenge Requires Apple Watch Owners to Double Their Move Rings

Apple has debuted a new Activity Challenge for Apple Watch wearers today, this one focused on celebrating International Women’s Day. To complete the challenge and earn the achievement, you’ll have to double your Move ring on March 8, the day that commemorates the movement for women’s rights around the world. The award for completing the …

International Women's Day Activity Challenge Requires Apple Watch Owners to Double Their Move Rings Read More »

Washington Becomes First State to Pass Its Own Net Neutrality Law in Defiance of FCC

Washington this week became the first state to pass a new law — House Bill 2282 — that restores and protects certain net neutrality rules, after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of repealing net neutrality nationwide late last year. Washington state’s new rules were signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee yesterday, …

Washington Becomes First State to Pass Its Own Net Neutrality Law in Defiance of FCC Read More »

Popular Camera App 'Halide' Gains Portrait Mode Support, New Depth Effects

Popular camera app Halide, which provides iPhone users with more control when taking pictures with their iPhones, today received a major update that introduces several new features. Photos with Portrait effects are now available in the Halide app, with Halide incorporating a mix of smart facial detection and point of interest detection to create Portrait …

Popular Camera App 'Halide' Gains Portrait Mode Support, New Depth Effects Read More »

Google Maps Adds 11 Disney Parks to Street View

Google Maps’ Street View technology has been updated today to include virtual tours of 11 Disney parks for parents and children to explore in advance of a coming trip, or to rekindle memories of previous visits. We’re all about new fantastic points of view. Today Street View is going the distance, from California to Florida, …

Google Maps Adds 11 Disney Parks to Street View Read More »

How to Control the Behavior of Screenshot Shortcuts in macOS

There are several ways you can take screenshots on a Mac. Preview offers the option from its File menu. There’s also a little screen capture app in the macOS Utilities folder called Grab. But the simplest and most common method is to use your Mac’s built-in shortcut key combinations. Taking a screenshot is as easy …

How to Control the Behavior of Screenshot Shortcuts in macOS Read More »

Apple Shares 'Welcome Home' HomePod Ad Directed by Spike Jonze and Starring FKA Twigs

Apple this evening uploaded a new “Welcome Home” HomePod video to its YouTube channel, which was directed by well-known filmmaker Spike Jonze. The four minute spot stars singer and dancer FKA Twigs and is set to a new song from Anderson .Paak called “Til It’s Over.” In the video, FKA Twigs arrives home after a …

Apple Shares 'Welcome Home' HomePod Ad Directed by Spike Jonze and Starring FKA Twigs Read More »

Survey Explores Why iPhone Owners Haven't Upgraded to iPhone X

iPhone users who haven’t upgraded to the iPhone X were recently queried on why they’ve held out on purchasing a new phone, with the majority citing reasons like high price and a lack of compelling features. A survey conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson and shared by Philip Elmer-DeWitt this morning asked 1,500 people …

Survey Explores Why iPhone Owners Haven't Upgraded to iPhone X Read More »

Netflix Gaining Expanded Parental Controls, More Prominent Ratings

Netflix today announced a platform-wide update to introduce expanded parental controls that will give parents more granular access to the television shows and movies their children are watching. A new PIN parental control for individual movies and TV shows is being added, so parents will be able to block access to specific content if so …

Netflix Gaining Expanded Parental Controls, More Prominent Ratings Read More »

Quick Takes: Xiaomi Plans to Enter U.S. Within a Year, Ritual Launches Apple Pay Promotion, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Monday, March 5 – Xiaomi plans to enter U.S. market within a year: “We’ve always been considering entering the U.S. market,” Xiaomi …

Quick Takes: Xiaomi Plans to Enter U.S. Within a Year, Ritual Launches Apple Pay Promotion, and More Read More »

MoviePass App Tracks Your Location Before and After Movies [Updated With Statement]

MoviePass, the app that allows you to watch a movie in theaters each day for the low price of $10 per month, is unsurprisingly planning to use your location data to make money. As TechCrunch points out, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe recently told an audience at a Hollywood event that MoviePass is collecting and monetizing …

MoviePass App Tracks Your Location Before and After Movies [Updated With Statement] Read More »

KGI: Apple to Launch Cheaper MacBook Air in 2Q 2018

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research report encouraging investors to keep their eyes on three products for 2018: the rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, AirPods, and a “more affordable MacBook Air.” The first two in that list have been widely discussed in recent weeks and months, but this is the first we’ve …

KGI: Apple to Launch Cheaper MacBook Air in 2Q 2018 Read More »

Quick Takes: Apple Hires a Latin TV Head, New Owner of Reserve Strap Plans to Sue Apple, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Friday, March 2 Apple announces hiring of Sony TV’s Angélica Guerra as Head of Latin American Programming: Guerra oversaw Sony Picture Television’s …

Quick Takes: Apple Hires a Latin TV Head, New Owner of Reserve Strap Plans to Sue Apple, and More Read More »

Cheap Microsoft Licenses

Starting from £13.99

Click here to find out more.