Apple News+ launches in the UK featuring publications including The Times, Esquire and the Wall Street Journal

Apple has today launched Apple News+ in the United Kingdom with access to around 150 publications. For £9.99 per month, Apple users can access current and past issues from UK-centric magazines and newspapers including The Times, Esquire, Empire, Hello!, Cyclist and Grazia. UK subscribers can also access US publications including the Wall Street Journal. UK […]

Parallels 15 lands ready for macOS Catalina including Sidecar on iPad, DirectX 11 expands Windows game support using Apple Metal

Parallels 15 landed this week as a major new version of the Windows virtualization software for Mac. The latest update brings support for macOS Catalina, Apple’s next OS update for Mac coming later this fall, including support for features like Sidecar external display functionality with iPad and Apple Pencil. Parallels 15 also now uses Apple’s Metal […]

Almost all iCloud services down for some users including Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, more [U]

Apple is experiencing issues with most of its iCloud services today. Users are having trouble signing into iCloud and accessing their accounts, along with Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, and more seeing downtime. Apple Stores are also reportedly affected by the outage and not currently able to process transactions. more… The post […]

Apple debuts two new privacy-focused billboards, including one near a Google building

Ahead of CES back in January, Apple debuted new billboard advertisements highlighting its focus on user privacy. Apple is now continuing that campaign with two new billboards in Canada. more… The post Apple debuts two new privacy-focused billboards, including one near a Google building appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Cellebrite claims it’s now able to unlock any iPhone or iPad, including iOS 12.3

The Israeli forensics firm Cellebrite revealed this week that it now has the ability to unlock any iOS device that’s running up to iOS 12.3. The firm made the announcement on Twitter, touting a new version of its Universal Forensic Extraction Device. more… The post Cellebrite claims it’s now able to unlock any iPhone or […]

SoundHound update lets users share songs to Instagram Stories, including previously saved songs

Music discovery app SoundHound now has support for sharing songs to Instagram Stories. Read on for how to use the new feature. more… The post SoundHound update lets users share songs to Instagram Stories, including previously saved songs appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Instagram testing support for Direct messages on the web, including on iPad

Instagram is planning to bring direct message support to the web, helping make its web experience more app-like. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Instagram is testing Instagram Direct on the web with support for desktop and mobile, including the iPad. more… The post Instagram testing support for Direct messages on the web, including […]

Video: Rounding up the 2019 iPhone rumors, including USB-C, 5G, and more

It is the start of a new year, and there’s already a number of rumors circulating about Apple’s iPhone releases for 2019. Based on the chatter we’ve been hearing, there could be some big changes for the iPhone arriving later in 2019, including a shift to USB-C and a triple-camera setup on the rear. AppleInsider […]

[Update: Spotify Wrapped now live] How to visualize your Apple Music listening history, including top songs, artists, and more

Thanks to GDPR, Apple now offers a way to view and download all of the data it has collected from you over the years. Australian developer Pat Murray has created an incredibly interesting tool that is able to visualize your Apple Music year in review. more… The post [Update: Spotify Wrapped now live] How to […]

Five-country group including U.S. calls for encryption back doors, says privacy not absolute

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute, according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services safer and to offer more support to government agencies to break encryption and access potentially […]