AirBuddy for Mac update brings AirPods Pro support, improved power efficiency, more

Popular Mac app, AirBuddy offers iOS-like integration with AirPods and certain Beats headphones and today, an update brings support for AirPods Pro. Other improvements include reduced power usage, better compatibility with Powerbeats Pro, and more. more… The post AirBuddy for Mac update brings AirPods Pro support, improved power efficiency, more appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Anker announces EufyCam 2 with HomeKit support, free DVR storage, more

After being teased as a HomeKit partner back at WWDC in June, Anker has today announced a new security camera lineup packing Apple’s smart home seal of approval. The EufyCam2 arrives as a follow-up to the brand’s popular and affordable offerings with a simple design and a new base station. While HomeKit secure video has […]

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 […]

LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs next week

Earlier this year, LG released its first 2019 TVs that would eventually gain support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2. Now, the TV maker says that updates will soon start to roll out that add support for those features. more… The post LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs […]

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell to support HomeKit Secure Video at launch, indoor & outdoor cameras to follow

French smart home manufacturer Netatmo was one of the first announced to support Apple’s upcoming HomeKit Secure Video standard when it launches this fall, and now we know what cameras from the company will be receiving the new storage and encryption feature. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple publishes new support document outlining iTunes changes in macOS Catalina

We’ve gradually been learning more about Apple’s plans to transition away from iTunes on the Mac in favor of new standalone Music, Podcasts, and TV applications. This afternoon, Apple published a full support document detailing what happens to iTunes when macOS Catalina is released to the public this fall. more… The post Apple publishes new […]

Mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS includes USB and Bluetooth devices

Apple on Tuesday elaborated on mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS, saying both USB and Bluetooth devices will be recognized by the operating systems. The company made it clear, however, that the feature is designed specifically for a subset of users who have difficulty interacting with touch screen interfaces. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars

Bose this week quietly announced that it has released AirPlay 2 functionality to its line of smart speakers. This includes its Home Speaker 500 and two different Soundbar models, while SoundTouch speakers are still playing the waiting game. more… The post Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound […]

Apple Card: no multi-user support, no penalty rates, foreign transactions, more

While Apple News+ and Apple TV+ were the focus of Monday’s "It’s show time" event, Apple’s first foray into the credit industry — Apple Card — arguably stole the show. Apple painted the product in broad strokes on stage and in its promotional material, but with a dearth of details, questions about the upcoming service […]