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Tim Cook Says He Doesn"t Remember How Much Google Pays for Search Deal As He Plays Innocent in Epic v Apple Trial

Apple CEO Tim Cook took his first turn in the witness chair this morning in what is probably the most anticipated testimony of the Epic v. Apple antitrust case. But rather than a fiery condemnation of Epic's shenanigans and allegations, Cook offered.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 21st, 2021

Theranos Patients: The Emerging Wild Card in the Trial of Elizabeth Holmes

The government hopes patient testimony -- if a judge allows it -- in the closely watched criminal fraud trial will support the charge that Elizabeth Holmes touted the company's medical tests as reliable despite knowing of bad results. The former exec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

How to set up a HomePod for stereo audio

One Apple HomePod speaker can make life easier, but two can be a game-changer. Learn how to transform your smart home by using two HomePod speakers in stereo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much? Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay, Alex Wilhelm notes in The Exchange. That seems like a lot. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

What Square’s acquisition of Afterpay means for startups

The main takeaways? "Buy now, pay later" may be effective at driving retail conversion, but scale matters and long-term margins look slim for BNPL startups. On Sunday Square announced it was gobbling up Afterpay in a deal worth $29 billion.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Google Will Kill Off Very Old Versions of Android Next Month

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Starting September 27, devices running Android 2.3.7 and lower will no longer be able to log i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Apple"s new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID is now available for all (who own an M1 Mac)

When the M1 iMacs debuted earlier this year, I was less excited about the computer and more excited that it came with a Magic Keyboard equipped with a fingerprint scanner. I typically work with my MacBook Pro attached to a 40-inch monitor. I am unabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Google teases Pixel 6 phones with custom-built Tensor SoC

Google has announced its next-generation Pixel family of smartphones powered by a custom System on a Chip (SoC) called Tensor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Substack doubles down on uncensored ‘free speech’ with acquisition of Letter

Substack announced last week that it acquired Letter, a platform that encourages written dialogue and debate. The financials of the deal weren’t disclosed, but this acquisition follows Substack’s recent $65 million raise. Newsletters are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

Mac Pro Gets a Graphics Update

On Tuesday, Apple rolled out three new graphics card modules for the Intel-based Mac Pro, all based on AMD's Radeon Pro W6000 series GPU. From a report: (Apple posted a Mac Pro performance white paper [PDF] to celebrate.) The new modules (in Apple's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Apple"s Touch ID-enabled Keyboard is Finally Available on Its Own

Three-and-half months after launching the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Apple is finally breaking it out from its iMac bundle. The accessory is now available as a standalone through Apple Stores and the company's site. From a report: There are two ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Apple begins selling Touch ID-equipped Magic Keyboard, new Mac Pro GPUs

The Mac Pro gets Radeon Pro W6800X and W6900X MPX modules. Apple's new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID. [credit: Apple ].....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

DOJ repatriates looted “Dream of Gilgamesh” tablet, other artifacts to Iraq

Hobby Lobby founder Steve Green purchased the tablet from Christie's in 2014. Enlarge / A rare cuneiform tablet engraved with a portion of the ancient Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh will be returned to Iraq, per the US Department of Justice, alo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Google will kill off very old versions of Android next month

Google's tighter login security means Android 2.3.7 and lower will lose functionality. Enlarge / Delicious gingerbread Android cookies. Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

What the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro Tensor processor means for the 5a and Fold

Google's new Tensor processor is coming to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. There's plenty of reason to believe it'll come to the rumored Pixel 5a and Fold as well......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 35 min. ago

Apple and AMD finally update Mac Pro with new Radeon Pro W6000 modules

AMD and Apple gave the Mac Pro a much-needed update in the form of two new MPX modules from AMD's Radeon Pro series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Everything you need to know

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are finally official. Here's everything we know about them so far when it comes to specs, features, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Nomad’s compact MagSafe Mount Stand holds the iPhone 12 up for you to see

Nomad, known for its quality Apple accessories, has launched the MagSafe Mount Stand, a discrete desktop stand for your MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Realme launches MagDart, a MagSafe-style wireless charger for its Android phones

Realme has launched MagDart, a magnetic wireless charging system for its future Android phones, much like Apple's MagSafe for the iPhone 12 series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 7 min. ago

You won’t want to miss this incredible ExpressVPN deal

Signing up for a VPN is becoming a necessity, so you might want to take advantage of ExpressVPN's offer that lowers the price of a 12-month subscription by $55......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 7 min. ago