Purged screen time monitoring apps misused enterprise tools, Schiller says

A critical New York Times report on Saturday suggested Apple culls screen time monitoring apps that compete similar first-party features built into iOS. In response, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the titles in question abuse a device management technology designed for enterprise users. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Logic Pros Review: Cypher2 has stellar sound design tools & 500+ MPE presets

FXpansion recently released the new Cypher2 software instrument for all major DAWs. It comes packed with hundreds of new 5D touch sounds and sound design capabilities, so we couldn’t wait to give it a run for Logic Pros. The fully-featured instrument features an impressive array of effects along with a powerful oscillator section and more. […]

Final Cut Pro 10.4 announced and demoed with VR, HDR workflow support, enhanced color tools, and more

Today was the first day of the third-annual Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit in Cupertino, CA. The event is geared towards professional video editors using Final Cut Pro X. Talks, demonstrations, along with a visit to the Apple campus is involved. There’s also communication with the product team behind the popular NLE. The first […]

2017 21.5-inch 4K iMac memory upgrade kit includes 32GB of RAM, tools to take it apart

Repair advice and spare parts supplier iFixit is capitalizing on the discovery that the memory and processor inside the new 21.5-inch 4K iMac can be removed and replaced, by creating a RAM upgrade kit that can allow users to open up their iMac and boost the memory up to the maximum capacity. AppleInsider – Frontpage […]

This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ delays, the CIA’s iOS hacking tools, Apple fights ‘right to repair’ & more

Though "iPhone 8" is still months away from an expected debut, two reports hinted that the device could miss a September launch window — and might not even be the device people are predicting. Apple, meanwhile, tried to assure people that many exploits gathered by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, uncovered by WikiLeaks, have already […]

YouTube for iOS updated w/ Material Design interface, in-app video editing tools

After a long time in scattered A/B testing, YouTube today has updated its iOS app with a brand new design very reminiscent of its Material Design theme that has graced its other iOS apps recently, as well. YouTube says that the new interface makes it even easier to find and discover new content. Recommended videos, […]

Tools for digital nomads: OneAdaptr Twist Plus and Nimbus USB LED lamp reviews

As an increasing number of knowledge workers turn to lives of perpetual travel, companies have begun to respond to the shifting market with new products designed specifically for them. AppleInsider took a look at two of these: OneAdaptr’s Twist Plus and Nimbus’s USB LED lamp. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Review: Adobe’s Lightroom CC + 6 let photographers transition from Aperture, gain new editing tools

Until this year, Mac owners had three major options for organizing large digital photo collections: Apple’s mainstream iPhoto, Apple’s “pro” app Aperture, and Adobe’s similarly professional-grade Lightroom. When Apple discontinued iPhoto and Aperture in favor of an even more basic app called Photos, many people —amateur photographers and professionals alike — had to decide whether to downgrade to Photos or […]