Apple’s latest movie sale includes animated films from $8, more starting at $1

Apple has a fresh batch of movie deals this morning, headlined by an animated title sale starting at $ 8. There’s also a wide selection of $ 5 films from the ’90s and ’00s, along with a notable $ 1 rental promotion as well. This is a great way to load up your iTunes library with some fresh […]

Early Black Friday deals: 2018 13″ MacBook Pros on sale from $1,649; 15″ starting at $2,099 ($300 off)

The lowest prices of the year are back as Black Friday nears, with discounts of up to $ 300 off Apple’s current 2018 MacBook Pro. Plus, take advantage of no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, and 0% financing for 12 months. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Bloomberg: Apple secretly building its own MicroLED screens for future devices, starting with Apple Watch

A new report from Bloomberg this evening says that Apple is “designing and producing its own device displays,” which is a first for the company. Citing people familiar with the situation, the report explains that Apple using a secret manufacturing facility near its headquarters in California… more… 9to5Mac

UK banning stores from charging debit/credit card & Apple Pay fees starting this month

The UK will soon start banning shops and stores from charging a fee for credit card and debit card transactions. As reported by The Bristol Post, the new law goes into effect on January 13th and will permanently do away with additional fees for credit and debit transactions, including Apple Pay… more… 9to5Mac

DirecTV Now dropping support for Safari, Chrome exclusive starting in July

DirecTV Now, a live-TV streaming service that piggybacks on AT&T’s television services, is one of the ways that cable cord-cutters can still access their favorite shows online. Now, without any official notice as of this writing, customers visiting the site on Safari and Internet Explorer are being told to download Google Chrome as other browsers […]

Adobe announces plans to shutter Contribute, Director, and Shockwave starting next month

Adobe today announced that, in an effort to continue to push people towards Creative Cloud, it is discontinuing Adobe Director and Contribute, as well as Shockwave on Mac. The move, which shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise to most, officially marks the end of Macromedia software, the company Adobe acquired in 2005 and subsequently dissolved. […]

iPhone Rumored to Include Iris Scanning Capabilities Starting in 2018

Apple is working on iPhones with iris scanning capabilities that could debut in 2018, reports DigiTimes in a wider piece about increasing interest in advanced biometric functionality in smartphones. Iris scanning would potentially be used in place of Touch ID as a way to verify a user’s identity, performing functions like making payments and unlocking […]

AT&T to Stop Offering Two-Year Phone Contracts Starting January 8

Starting on January 8, 2016, AT&T plans to introduce a “pricing simplification effort” that will see the end of device subsidies and two-year contracts. According to an internal training document shared by Engadget, new and existing AT&T customers will only be able to purchase a smartphone at full price or with an AT&T Next payment […]