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Woz: I don’t think true self-driving cars will arrive in my lifetime

Apple is working hard on a self-driving car project, but company co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak seemingly isn’t convinced that autonomous vehicles will be ruling the roads anytime soon. At a recent

Tim Cook talks diversity, sustainability, and coming out as gay

Tim Cook came out as gay in October 2014 in a history-making essay for Businessweek. Now, half a decade later, he sat down with People en Español to discuss his decision. He also shared his thoughts

Ex-Apple insider trading lawyer charged with… insider trading

A former top lawyer for Apple, fired after the SEC charged him with insider trading, was formally indicted on multiple charges of wire and security fraud, the U.S. Attorney in New Jersey announced

You might never get to buy this amazing iPad keyboard [Review]

The Sentis Libra gives an iPad Pro a keyboard and trackpad, allowing it to act as both a tablet and a laptop — something no MacBook can do. However, rival keyboard maker Brydge accuses Sentis of using

eufyCam 2 protects your privacy with HomeKit Secure Video

Anker is adopting Apple’s tech that makes video security systems more private and secure. It’s upcoming eufyCam 2 uses the Apple Home app to stream live video directly to an iPhone or iPad, without

How to disable iOS 13’s link previews

Hate those slow-loading (and possibly security-compromising) link previews? Here's how to disable link previews in iOS 13. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple seeds new beta for macOS Catalina 10.15.1

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s big beta dump, Apple is back with one more beta software update for macOS Catalina. macOS 10.15.1 beta 3 was seeded to developers this morning, bringing a host of new

Apple Pencil with a built-in screen is genius

A next-generation Apple Pencil could have a built-in touchscreen. And it’s apparently an actual improvement, not just something bolted on to make it cost more. The display would let the user know what

Change these settings to make your Apple Watch battery last all day

The Series 5 can last all day with its Always On display enabled. To get even better Apple Watch battery life, change these settings. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Robert Forster’s final performance will be on Apple TV+

Apple’s Amazing Stories TV series will contain the last acting performance by Oscar-nominated actor Robert Forster. New details on the new series produced by Steven Spielberg were revealed this week

iPhone 11 sales took off like a rocket

The iPhone 11 along with the Pro series reportedly accounted for a sizable chunk of Apple’s August-through-September handset sales, even though they were only available for two weeks during that

Apple TV app is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices

With just days to spare before the launch of Apple TV+, Apple has brought its TV app to Amazon streaming devices. This means that owners of the Fire TV Stick 4K, second-gen Fire TV Stick and Fire TV

Huawei CEO spotted with an iPad at the airport

Huawei may be waging war on Apple in terms of sales, but it’s pretty clear whose devices Huawei’s CEO prefers. Spoiler: It’s seemingly not Huawei’s. An image on Chinese social media shows Huawei CEO

Turn your old iPad into quick cash for a bargain upgrade

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Apple chipmaker racing ahead with its next next-gen nanometer process

Apple chipmaker TSMC is busy preparing the nanometer process for its next-next generation chips, which could find their way into future Apple devices. The leading chipmaking giant has secured 30

Catalina update bricks some unlucky Macs

A seemingly small number of Mac users are reporting that their machines have been bricked after upgrading to macOS Catalina. It is believed a potentially unsuccessful EFI firmware update is

Learn a new language through actual conversations [Deals]

Plenty of us want to learn a new language. But no matter what app or book we study, there’s no substitute for conversations with native speakers. HelloTalk connects you with native speakers to chat

Judge Dredd: Crime Files brings lawman of the future to App Store

Famed 2000AD lawman Judge Dredd has arrived in the App Store. Get ready for Judge Dredd: Crime Files: a collectible card-based strategy adventure RPG. Boasting all your favorite Dredd characters and a

Woman uses Apple Watch to prevent sexual assault

A woman’s Apple Watch may have helped save her from an assault from a would-be rapist, a recent court case revealed. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was in her apartment in Calgary

Powerful video editor LumaFusion now even better on iOS

LumaFusion, the powerful and popular video editing app for iOS, just got a big update that adds a number of welcome new features. It can now access external drives in iOS 13 — and use custom fonts.