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Apple Hires Former BMW Executive for Its Rebooted Car Project

Apple has hired Ulrich Kranz, a former senior executive at BMW AG's electric car division, to help lead its own vehicle efforts. Bloomberg reports: The technology giant hired Kranz in recent weeks, about a month after he stepped down as chief executi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 11th, 2021

Which Apple MacBook should you buy on Prime Day?

Prime Day is full of great deals, and Apple MacBooks are likely to be discounted too. But should you buy a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? We have the answer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Five new bills aim to break up Big Tech platforms, force them to play nice

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon would struggle to evade new regulations. Enlarge / The dome of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Phil Roeder) Legislators in the US House of Representatives introd.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Beats Studio Buds review: Apple earbuds that don’t leave Android in the dark

Beats' latest true wireless earbuds have tiny design, active noise cancelation. The latest true wireless headphones from Beats: the Beats Studio Buds. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 36 min. ago

We can’t believe how cheap these Apple products are before Prime Day

Save plenty of cash on these fantastic Apple deals before Prime Day including iPads, MacBook Airs, and MacBook Pros.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Apple Repair Tech Posted Woman"s Explicit iPhone Photos to Facebook

"Apple paid a multimillion dollar settlement to a woman after iPhone repair techs posted risque pictures from her phone to Facebook," reports the Washington Post, citing legal documents obtained by the Telegraph. An unnamed Oregon college student ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Here are a bunch of iOS 15 features that Apple didn’t mention earlier

As usual, some of the most intriguing changes weren't necessarily the biggest. New Maps interface. [credit: Apple ].....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Apple Admits It Ranked Its Files App Ahead of Competitor Dropbox

During the Epic v. Apple trial, an email chain surfaced that reveals Apple seemingly admitted "it manually boosted the ranking of its own Files app ahead of the competition for 11 entire months," reports The Verge. This comes after two monstrous repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

MacOS Monterey quietly brings a critical gaming feature to the Mac

Apple has confirmed that its new operating system, MacOS Monterey, will support Adaptive Sync. It will improve screen refresh rates and gaming performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

House lawmakers introduce Big Tech bills that could break up Amazon, Google and others

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google could be forced to make sweeping changes to their businesses under a series of new bills introduced Friday by House lawmakers targeting the companies' economic dominance......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Apple Says Its New Logon Tech is as Easy as Passwords But Far More Secure

Apple has begun testing passkeys, a new authentication technology it says are as easy to use as passwords but vastly more secure. Part of iCloud Keychains, a test version of the technology will come with iPhones, iPads and Macs later this year. From.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Apple Adds Support For Windows Precision Touchpad Gestures in New Boot Camp Update

Apple is finally adding support for Windows Precision Touchpad drivers in its latest Boot Camp update. The new 6.1.15 update includes support for Windows Precision Touchpad, including single tap to click, lower-right corner to right-click, down motio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple for Data From House Intelligence Committee Democrats

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investig.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra vs. Apple iPhone 12

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is one of the smartphone surprises of 2021, featuring great Android performance at a reasonable price. We compare it with the Phone 12......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Dark Sky"s iOS App and Website Will Shut Down At the End of 2022

Following Apple's acquisition of popular weather app Dark Sky in March 2020, Dark Sky's iOS app and website will be available until the end of 2022, co-founder Adam Grossman said in a Monday update to Dark Sky's blog. The Verge reports: The update ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Apple Hires Former BMW Executive for Its Rebooted Car Project

Apple has hired Ulrich Kranz, a former senior executive at BMW AG's electric car division, to help lead its own vehicle efforts. Bloomberg reports: The technology giant hired Kranz in recent weeks, about a month after he stepped down as chief executi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Google Kills Measure, its AR-based Measurement-Taking App

The latest thing to be shuttered by Google is an app. AndroidPolice blog writes: Google's AR plans have changed over the years, from the standalone Project Tango to modern web-based efforts. But it's the AR-based Measure app that's the subject of tod.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Productivity startup Time is Ltd. raises $5.6M to be the ‘Google Analytics for company time’

Productivity analytics startup Time is Ltd. wants to be the Google Analytics for company time. Or perhaps a sort of “Apple Screen Time” for companies. Whatever the case, the founders reckon that if you can map how time is spent in a compa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Apple confirms hiring of Ulrich Kranz, former CEO of EV company Canoo

Apple has hired the former co-founder and CEO of electric vehicle company Canoo to help with the development of the Apple Car, Bloomberg first reported, citing unnamed sources. Apple has confirmed to TechCrunch it has hired Kranz, but did not provide.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Apple announces its 2021 Apple Design Award winners

Apple incorporated the announcement of this year’s Apple Design Award winners into its virtual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) online event, instead of waiting until the event had wrapped, like last year. Ahead of WWDC, Apple previewed th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Apple’s latest accessibility features are for those with limb and vocal differences

Apple announced a batch of accessibility features at WWDC 2021 that cover a wide variety of needs, among them a few for people who can’t touch or speak to their devices in the ordinary way. With Assistive Touch, Sound Control, and other improve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021