Serious Bluetooth security flaw officially acknowledged; now patched by Apple

A serious Bluetooth security flaw has been acknowledged by Bluetooth SIG, the official body in charge of standards for the wireless communications technology. It is sufficiently dangerous that the official Bluetooth specification has been changed. The vulnerability would make it far easier for an attacker to brute-force a pairing with your devices… more… The post […]

Apple officially kills Dashboard in macOS 10.15 Catalina

While macOS Catalina includes many new features and enhancements, at least one iconic Mac feature has bit the dust. With macOS 10.15, Apple has killed its famous Dashboard feature completely. This comes after Apple made it increasingly hard to access with last year’s Mojave release. more… The post Apple officially kills Dashboard in macOS 10.15 […]

[Update: Officially released] Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev builds for macOS now available

Late last year, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would be coming to macOS, but without a timeline. Now, the Canary and Dev builds of the Chromium-based Edge browser have leaked before Microsoft’s official announcement and are available to download from the company’s servers. more… The post [Update: Officially released] Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev […]

Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support

Apple today has officially released Smart Battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. This comes after 9to5Mac discovered various pieces of evidence within iOS hinting at the existence of such cases. more… The post Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support appeared first on […]

Charter officially releases new Spectrum TV streaming app for Apple TV

Spectrum today has officially released its new Apple TV application after rolling out support for Zero sign-on last month. The new Spectrum TV app allows subscribers to watch Spectrum content – live and on-demand – via their Apple TV. more… The post Charter officially releases new Spectrum TV streaming app for Apple TV appeared first on 9to5Mac. […]

AirPower officially misses 2018 deadline, Apple silent on its status

As the new year begins in Pacific Time, where Apple’s Cupertino headquarters are based, the AirPower charging mat has officially missed its 2018 release window. The charging mat promised to charge iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods on a single compact mat with flexibility on where devices can be placed. However, the product has been rumored […]

Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks

Apple Pay has officially launched in Germany, as a report first suggested as a possibility earlier today. Users have taken to Twitter to show they are successfully able to add their debit and credit cards to Apple’s mobile payment platform. more… The post Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting […]

Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with 100,000 episodes from 100 shows

Pandora has officially launched its podcasts platform today after running a beta on iOS and Android for about three weeks. Podcasts on Pandora is now available for all users and to start includes “hundreds of podcasts with over 100,000 episodes across a wide variety of genres.” more… The post Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with […]

Judge officially sets Apple v Qualcomm trial date as Apple lawyer refutes possibility of settlement

Earlier this week, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf made headlines when he said his company was “on the doorstep of a resolution” with Apple, implying a settlement was possible. Now, an Apple attorney is refuting that notion, saying the two companies “are going to need a trial.” more… The post Judge officially sets Apple v Qualcomm trial […]

President Trump officially signs resolution to overturn FCC Internet privacy rules

As expected, President Trump today signed a resolution that will repeal Obama-era Internet privacy regulations. The move comes following the resolution passing the Senate and the House, despite calls from privacy advocates that it would allow ISPs to sell the browsing history of its customers. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Facebook officially releases new Video app for fourth-gen Apple TV [Gallery]

After announcing its plans for the app earlier this month, Facebook this evening officially released its video-centric app on the fourth-gen Apple TV. Facebook touts the new application as a prime source for the latest and greatest video content and the launch on tvOS comes a day after the app made its debut on select […]