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Apple just released firmware updates for AirPort base stations

Today Apple released updates for all its Wi-Fi base stations, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule. Earlier today Apple officially made firmware updates 7.7.9 and 7.6.9 available for its AirPort Wi-Fi base stations, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, ...

Best Accessories for the 9.7-inch iPad

What are the best cases, covers, stylus pens, keyboards, and more for your 5th-generation 9.7-inch iPad? These are my favorites! Apple's got a whole new 9.7-inch tablet — iPad — and it's more affordable than ever. So affordable, you might just have enough cash left over to trick it out. ...

How to get the Apple Watch woven nylon band look for less

What are some inexpensive alternatives to the Apple Watch woven nylon band? While the majority of us can agree that there's something beautiful and minimalistic about the Apple Watch's woven nylon band, the price can seem a bit steep when compared to some of the third-party Apple Watch bands ...

Twitter: Everything you need to know!

Everything you need to know about Twitter … in more than 140 characters. "Tweeting" has almost become as ubiquitous a verb as "googling", but if you're not sure what Twitter even is, you may be at a loss for words . Here's everything you need to know about Twitter. What's new with Twitter? ...

WaterField's new athletic bag holds it all

Hate carrying two separate bags when you plan on exercising after work? With WaterField's new Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, you don't have to! Today, San Francisco-based custom device case manufacturer WaterField Designs announced the latest addition to its line of specialty bags. Called the ...

What to include when gifting a Nintendo Switch this season

Giving a Nintendo Switch as a gift? Make sure you include these goodies when the 25th hits! If you have a gamer in your household who has been begging for the Nintendo Switch, here are a few accessories you will need in order to protect the console and make sure they truly enjoy it. Screen Protector ...

Best new movies and TV shows on iTunes

Every week, the iTunes Store adds new movies and TV content to its catalog, and every week we bring you the best of what it has to offer. Best new movies on iTunes This week in movies begins with Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan's historical drama about the evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II. You ...

Avoid costly repairs: Best ways to clean your MacBook Pro keyboard

Whether you want to believe it or not your MacBook Pro keyboard is likely going to get dirty. From the oil your hands to the dust in the air, you'll need to spend some time every few weeks cleaning your keyboard. If you don't, you risk gunk and grime getting into sensitive parts of the hardware, ...

Check out these first impressions of Apple's new iMac Pro!

Now that Apple's new iMac Pro is about to be released, you can get a good first look at it here. This morning, Apple updated its website to announce that the shiny new iMac Pro will finally be available for all us regular folk to purchase on Thursday, December 14. If you can't wait until then to get ...

djay Pro 2 for Mac: More for pros, AI for the rest of us!

The original djay Pro gave master mixers access to the full power of the modern Mac. djay Pro 2 adds even more power but also makes mixing more accessible to everyone. Every time I talk about music apps, I make sure to mention that I have zero musical talent. Zlich. Nadda. And that means, before ...

Why I'm considering the iMac Pro

The iMac Pro promises power at a level not seen before in a Mac, but who should be willing to pay for it? My current workstation is a Late 2015 iMac with 5K Retina display. It has a 3.3 GHz Core i5 processor, 32 GB of RAM and an AMD Radeon R9 M935 GPU. When new, this was the mid-range processor and ...

How to enable Control Center when your iPhone X is horizontal

Like to use your iPhone X in landscape mode but are having trouble finding Control Center? Here's your solution. When using your iPhone X in its portrait configuration, finding Control Center, if more confusing or difficult than on previous iPhones, is relatively easy. However, when using your ...

Storyboarding for Hollywood on iPad Pro

Pacific Rim. IT. Luke Cage. Star Trek: Discovery. Some of the greatest action sequences in modern TV and movies have been storyboarded by Rob McCallum… on an iPad Pro. Prefer to listen rather than read? Hit play on the podcast version: Subscribe for more: Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Pocket ...

You can now Mail to Things 3 for even more ways to manage your to-dos

Things 3 is my absolute favorite task manager app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. With the latest update, It's even more useful. I've been using Things 3 to-do app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac ever since Microsoft announced that Wunderlist will be shutting down once the company finalizes its own To-Do app. ...

Comic: Easy Listening

Is Apple buying Shazam good or bad for Siri? ...

How to record calls on an iPhone

There's no way to record calls in iOS, but a third-party app could help! Recording your personal calls is a massive legal gray area, since it's technically illegal to record a phone call when all parties aren't fully aware. So that's most likely why Apple doesn't include the feature baked into iOS. ...

Developing for Augmented Reality

Michelle Hessel, James Thomson, and Russell Holy talk augmented reality , virtual reality , mixed reality, ARKit, ARKCore, and the future of the technology. Prefer to listen rather than read? Hit play on the podcast version: Subscribe for more: Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Castro | RSS ...

Why a new battery can breathe new life into an old iPhones

Back in February, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s had an issue where they would sometimes shut down unexpectedly. In response, Apple announced the following: "With iOS 10.2.1, Apple made improvements to reduce occurrences of unexpected shutdowns that a small number of users were experiencing with their ...

You'll be able to preorder apps very soon

Apple just made it possible for app and game developers to offer new apps for preorder. No more waiting in line at the App Store...? Apple today added the ability for app developers to make new apps available for preorder on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and Apple TV. We'll be able to see an app's ...

Apple's Music Store isn't going anywhere — but the iTunes branding might

Music downloads may not be as popular as they once were, but Apple is still a long way from needing to shut down the service. The folks at Digital Music News have once again picked up the rumor that Apple's iTunes Store is one swan song away from closure. According to confidential sources, the ...

Try Google's new trio of experimental photography apps!

Google is rolling out three new photography apps that users to test some experimental features like object recognition, person segmentation, and more. Google's research team announced in a blog post today that it has officially begun launching a series of experimental photography apps. Dubbed ...

How to use your Apple Watch at the gym with GymKit

Scott Stein at CNET got a first-hand look at how your Apple Watch will work with compatible exercise equipment. When Apple previewed watchOS 4, the company also talked about an upcoming feature for gym members: GymKit, which would be able to sync your Apple Watch to upcoming models of treadmills and ...

Google just released a tool that helps security researchers hack iPhones

Google has released a tool that allows security researchers to hack into any Apple devices running iOS 11.1.2 in order to find bugs. According to an article by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai at Motherboard, this morning Google released a powerful tool that helps security researchers hack into iOS ...

Facebook is trying to make the Poke happen again

Poke poke poke poke poke poke poke... 👀📱 Remember when Facebook first started and you and your friends took the time to obnoxiously poke each other back and forth While Facebook's infamous poke feature never really left, there are now new ways that you can get the attention of your ...

Apple has donated $1M to fire relief efforts for southern California

Photo courtesy of the LA Department of Transportation Apple wants to "aid in the rebuilding and recovery" of the communities in southern California affected by the recent rash of extremely destructive wildfires in the area. According to a statement first obtained by KTLA's Rich DeMuro, Apple has ...

Missed Hour of Code? Learn to program with these helpful guides!

Code code code and code some more 💻 Apple's Code.org-partnered Hour of Code workshops were a great success, helping those interested in development learn the basics in a friendly, welcoming way. But whether you went to a workshop and want more information or missed out and want to try ...

Apple acquires music recognition app Shazam!

Update: December 11, 2017 According to an announcement received by several news outlets today, Apple has officially confirmed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam. Apple spokesperson Tom Neumayr shared the company's enthusiasm for the acquisition in a statement: "We are thrilled that ...

Get free shipping on Amazon stocking stuffers under $10, including iPhone cases, watches, and more

Fill up those stockings. Amazon has a huge selection of potential stocking stuffers on sale. All of these items are $10 or less and come with free shipping for all. Here's a few of the ones we liked: Dunder Mifflin T-Shirt from The Office for $8.49 Classic Ghostbusters T-Shirt for $10 ...

Best Fitbit 2017

Best overall Best for athletes Best for beginners Best for fashion Best overall Fitbit Charge 2 See at Amazon The Fitbit Charge 2 is the best Fitbit for more people because it does almost everything well, and is comfortable to wear for long periods of time. Like all Fitbit products, it tracks steps, ...

Score a lifetime subscription to Windscribe VPN for just $49

Whether you are browsing the web for a new outfit to wear or checking your banking statements, you should be using a safe and secure connection. Using a VPN is a great way to avoid others keeping tabs on what you are looking at, and where you are doing it from, but getting one set up can sometimes ...

Apple Car rumor roundup: Project Titan and what it means!

What is Project Titan, Apple's secretive car project? When will it ship, how will it work, and how much will it cost? Nobody outside Apple's upper echelon knows for sure, but here are all the rumors currently making the rounds! Project Purple was the iPhone. Gizmo was the Apple Watch. And Titan? ...

Best Apple Music playlists and radio stations to celebrate the holidays

Check out these great playlists and radio stations on Apple Music this holiday season. Music is as much a part of the holiday season as any other tradition. Whether it's contemporary classics like 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' or old reliable standards like 'Have Yourself a Merry Little ...

Best HD Rumble games that aren't 1-2 Switch

1-2 Switch is fine, but these games also take great advantage of the HD Rumble. Progress marches ever-forward, and with the Nintendo Switch, we have a whole new generation of vibrational technology. Say hello to HD Rumble. Perhaps you've heard that it's actually pretty cool, but you've felt ...

The Amazon Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite E-readers are discounted by $20

A few of Amazon's Kindle E-readers are on sale right in time for the holidays! Amazon is currently discounting several of its Kindle E-readers by up to 20%. The standard Kindle is down to just $59.99, from its regular price of $80. This is the version with special offers which appear on the ...

Save up to $120 on a new iPad at Target right now

Waiting to buy one may have paid off! Target is running a special offer that currently saves you up to $120 on select Apple iPad models. The biggest discount is on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which also happens to be the latest and greatest from Apple. You'll be able to pick one up for as little as ...

How to get started using Raspberry Pi

Get the basics for setting up Raspberry Pi. This week is Computer Science Education Week and we're celebrating with a bunch of code-related beginner's guides. If you've never even thought of what HTML means, you can still create amazing gadgets using Raspberry Pi and a bit of imagination. The ...

8 Awesome Gifts for Apple Fans that Amazon Can Deliver Before Christmas

Help! What gifts can I get delivered before Christmas? The Christmas season an incredibly busy time of year for many of us and some people on our shopping lists can slip through the cracks. Hell, the whole list might slip your mind altogether. Luckily, Amazon has two-day shipping for Prime members ...

On Jony Ive's return to day-to-day management of HI and ID at Apple

Jony Ive. Apple's Chief Design Officer, is returning to day-to-day management of the Human Interface and Industrial Design teams. Mark Gurman, writing for Bloomberg: Ive, 50, was named Apple's chief design officer in 2015 and subsequently handed off some day-to-day management responsibility while ...

This $70 Philips Hue Starter Kit comes with two bulbs and a dimmer switch

Take your lights into the future! If for some reason you haven't already invested in some Philips Hue lighting for your house, this may be the deal that changes that. Right now you can pick up this Philips Hue Starter Kit for just $69.99 at Amazon. This is a savings of $30 on the kit that ...

iMore show 584: There's No Place Like HomeKit for the Holidays

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple! In this episode, Lory Gil, Mikah Sargent, and Serenity Caldwell check out some great HomeKit gift ideas and discuss Apple's recent software bugs. They also talk about how to use Apple Pay ...

Best ways to buy Sonos One

Want to pick up Sonos's $199 Alexa-powered Sonos One Smart Speaker in time for the holidays? Here are the best ways to do it. Apple's HomePod might not be available for the holidays, but other smart speakers are more than happy to fill that gap. The Sonos One is perfectly sized to fit under your ...

Mount all the peripherals on your MacBook Pro for $60

So you bought the latest and greatest MacBook Pro because, hey, it's the latest and greatest. You figured, "nah, I'm good with USB-C; I'll dongle my life away until everyone else gets on board with Apple's vision!" Then you worked with it for a few months, denying that anything was wrong. You ...

Best Tech Gifts for Her in 2017

Mothers, daughters, sisters, and partners deserve the best this holiday season. Here are the best gifts for the tech lover in your life. As the holiday season approaches, there are all kinds of presents you could get for your mom, sister, daughter, significant other, or friend. Instead of pajamas, ...

15 Terminal commands that every Mac user should know

Customize your computer and master the Terminal with these tips, tricks, and Terminal phrases. Welcome back to Coding Corner! Today, we're going to go over some great interface and user tweaks you can execute to customize your Mac. These tricks are often simple and can help you spruce up your Mac ...

How to throw a LAN party on your Nintendo Switch

Got a group of gamer pals who want to battle it out in Splatoon or race in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? Here's how to set up an LAN party on your Switch. If you're really looking to get the party going, you can set up a LAN party easily. Here are just a few things you're going to need as well as a step by ...

Pokémon Go Gen 3: Everything you need to know!

50 new Pokémon from Gen 3 are live now! Go catch 'em all! It's go time. 50 new Pokémon from Gen 3 are now live in Pokémon Go! Here's what you need to know to catch 'em all! Which new Gen 3 Pokémon are out now? Gen 3 kicked of with Ghost-types for Halloween, starting ...

This Kindle Unlimited 30% off sale is just Amazon trying to get you to read

If you're getting ready to hibernate for the winter, you might as well keep your reading supply fresh. Is this deal for me? Kindle Unlimited is Amazon's $10 per month subscription service to Kindle books. Amazon is discounting the service by 30% if you sign up for twelve months, bringing the ...

Should Apple acquire Shazam?

TechCrunch reports that the Cupertino company may be close to signing a deal to acquire audiovisual identification app Shazam. But should they? When you ask Siri "What song is playing?", you're actually talking to Shazam, one of the oldest services out there for mobile phones — it launched in ...

Apple is close to acquiring music recognition app Shazam

According to an article by Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch, sources say Apple is very close to acquiring extremely popular music and audio recognition app Shazam. If you've never used the app before, it's fairly simple — you just hold your phone or other device as close as you can to the source of ...

HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality system requirements

What are the system requirements for VR? You have your eyes on a shiny new VR system, you have money in your hand, but do you have the computer to run it? The three big contenders, the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality all have significantly different recommended system requirements. ...