The ‘Checkm8’ exploit isn’t a big deal to iPhone or iPad users, and here’s why

On Friday morning, news — and bad headlines — started circulating about an exploit ranging from the iPhone X all the way back to the iPhone 4s. But, despite the typical mass-media responses to the news, the exploit will have effectively zero impact on the consumer. Here’s why. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

If Preview isn’t enough, get advanced PDF editing features with PDFelement 7 for Mac

If Preview doesn’t provide enough functionality for your PDF editing needs, the brand new PDFelement 7 for for Mac is available now. Check our video hands-on below with the new PDFelement 7 to see how you can use it to supercharge your PDF editing. 9to5 readers can get up to 50% off PDFelement 7 for […]

Goldman Sachs isn’t worried about Apple Card profitability despite consumer-friendly features

Last month, a report explained that Citigroup pulled out of its potential deal with Apple for the new Apple Card over profitability concerns. Apple ultimately partnered with Goldman Sachs for the card, and now a Goldman exec is defending the partnership despite profitability concerns. more… The post Goldman Sachs isn’t worried about Apple Card profitability […]

Comment: Fortnite isn’t coming to Apple TV, but that’s just the latest tvOS gaming letdown

Earlier today, a spelunking developer discovered code within Fortnite that seemingly hinted the hit-game was soon making its way to Apple TV. Subsequently, Epic Games shot down those hopes, saying the code mention of tvOS is the result of “general Unreal Engine support.” While Fortnite might not be coming to tvOS anytime soon, today’s excitement only […]

Dolby Atmos isn’t on the Apple TV 4K yet, but it is a must for home theater fans

At last year’s September iPhone release event, Apple also unveiled the Apple TV 4K, supporting the latest video technologies like Dolby Vision and HDR10 — but minus Dolby Atmos. AppleInsider delves into Atmos versus surround sound, and what you can expect when support comes in the fall. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple Music hits 30M paid subscribers, but the service isn’t good enough, says Jimmy Iovine

Apple Music continues to grow, Billboard reporting that it has now hit 30M paid subscribers – up from 27M in June. But Jimmy Iovine, who heads up the service, thinks what Apple is offering to subscribers isn’t yet good enough. I don’t believe that what exists right now is enough […] Just because we’re adding millions of […]

Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn’t quite functional yet

A year ago Samsung touted waterproofing claims for the Galaxy S7 that didn’t hold water. Six months ago, Samsung said its Galaxy Note 7 battery fires were under control before they flared up again. This season, Samsung’s newest flagship also has features that simply don’t work yet, including its Bixby voice service that was supposed […]

Consumer Reports says there isn’t much difference between iPhone 7’s camera and iPhone 6s, what do you think? [Poll]

Apple made a big deal about the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cameras, but since the announcement of the devices there’s been debate about just how much better the cameras actually are. Our own Jeff Bejanmin has noted of some of the differences with the camera, and now Consumer Reports is out with […]