Apple tests iCloud.com sign-ins with your face or finger

The iCloud website is handy when you want to check info from an unfamiliar device or just prefer to use a browser, but the need to enter your password could be enough of a pain that you might just pull out your phone instead. Soon, though, it could be relatively effortless.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/07/apple-icloud-web-face-id-touch-id-sign-in/

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Microsoft takes on macOS Catalina with Windows 1.0

With great fanfare, Microsoft took to Twitter the announce Windows 1.0. Wait… what? If this leaves you confused, you’re hardly alone. What this company’s plans are for an operating system that launched in 1985 is a complete mystery.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cultofmac.com/636206/microsoft-windows-1-0-rerelease/

Jony Ive made the entire tech world care about design

I love industrial design and have for as long as I can remember. As a child, I broke my dad’s Braun electric razor playing with the dial that raised and lowered the blades because the action was so cool and “clicky.” At school, I dreamed of being either a product designer or an architect.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/29/19203188/jony-ive-influence-tech-design

Get an Apple Watch for $200 Right Now

Amazon is currently running a big sale on Apple Watches. The sale includes numerous models from Apple Watch Series 3 and 4—including both GPS-only and cellular versions—at some of the steepest discounts we’ve ever seen for many of these smartwatches.

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Apple releases iOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1, and tvOS 12.3

Today, Apple began rolling out new versions of its iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems for iPhones and iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, and Apple TVs, respectively.

Continue Reading . . . https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/05/apple-releases-ios-12-3-macos-10-14-5-watchos-5-2-1-and-tvos-12-3/

tvOS 12.2.1 with bug fixes and improvements for Apple TV now available

Apple today is releasing tvOS 12.2.1 to all Apple TV users. The update focuses on bug fixes and comes following the public release of tvOS 12.2 last month. tvOS 12.2.1 is now rolling out to all users with a fourth-gen Apple TV or Apple TV 4K.

Continue Reading . . . https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/10/apple-tvos-12-2-1/

A beginner’s guide to the Apple Watch: How to use its buttons and gestures, start workouts, and more

There’s not much in the way of physical instructions that come with the Apple Watch, so consider this your quick-start guide to this piece of wearable tech. 1. Display: This is the face of your Apple Watch.

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Apple Card: Sign-up, launch date, privacy details for Apple’s new iPhone credit card

Apple Card has entered the world of credit cards by creating one that you operate mostly from your iPhone. Backed by Mastercard and Goldman Sachs, Apple’s brand-new credit card lets you pay for goods and services online and in stores.

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Head of iPhone and iPad chip design may have left Apple

Someone who helped make the iPad and iPhone as powerful as they are has reportedly departed Apple. Gerard Williams III led the team that created every A-series processor since the A7, but no more. Williams left Apple last month, according to Cnet.

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Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

Apple’s new credit card has a curious security feature that will make it much more difficult to carry out credit card fraud. The aptly named Apple Card is a new credit card, built into your iPhone Wallet app, which the company says will help customers live a “healthier” financial lifestyle.

Continue Reading . . . https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/25/apple-credit-card-fraud/

Apple made 15 surprise announcements this week — here’s everything it unveiled

Apple’s new AirPods are powered by a new Apple-designed H1 chip, which gives the wireless earbuds up to 50% more talk time compared to the original AirPods, and the ability to activate Siri hands-free.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.businessinsider.com/apple-surprise-announcements-new-airpods-ipad-mini-2019-3

Apple’s new AirPods come with a wireless charging case, Hey Siri support, and more battery life

Apple’s week of surprise product launches continues with the announcement of the second-generation AirPods, which will include a wireless charging case and a new H1 chip that the company claims offers improved battery life and “Hey, Siri” support to trigger the virtual assistant without pressi

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/20/18274040/apple-second-gen-airpods-wireless-charging-case-siri-h1

Apple launched a new privacy website that lets you find all the data the company has on you

Apple is moving forward several privacy upgrades Wednesday, including launching a portal that allows customers to search and see what kind of data the company has kept on them.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/17/apple-launches-new-privacy-website.html

New Apple Foldable Phone Details Suggest Different Approach

The patent details how a potential future foldable device will be selectively heated where the screen bends in order to prevent damage when it’s flexed. The patent essentially suggests that foldable displays are at risk of damage when they’re flexed at certain temperatures.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2019/03/05/new-apple-foldable-details-suggest-different-approach/

iOS app makers will soon be able to discount subscriptions for current and past customers

Apple will soon give iOS and Mac App Store developers the option to offer discounted subscriptions to current and past customers, as noted by MacRumors and TechCrunch.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18240224/ios-mac-app-promotional-subscription-discounts-promos

Apple Watch detects A-fib in Texas woman, doctor says it greatly expedited diagnosis

Just a few days ago, a man in Seattle said his Apple Watch alerted him that his intermittent atrial fibrillation had returned. Now, a woman in North Texas is also now crediting the device for detecting a heart condition.

Continue Reading . . . https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/23/apple-watch-expedite-diagnosis/