TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: The Witness, XCOM, Another Lost Phone, Morphite, and More - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

Last year when the iPhone 7 came out, we posted this article detailing some of the most graphically impressive games on the App Store to stretch the legs of the increasingly powerful GPUs inside of th...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Leather Case for Your iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X From Pad & Quill - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors a chance to win one of the company's high-quality leather cases designed for the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X...

How to Use the New iOS 11 Document Scanner in Notes on iPad and iPhone - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

In iOS 11, there's a new feature in Notes that allows you to quickly scan all kinds of documents so you can keep track of everything from receipts to recipes to photos. The Document Scanner detects...

Target Begins Notifying Some Apple Watch Series 3 Pre-Order Customers That Shipments Will Be Delayed - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

Target customers this morning began pointing out on Twitter, through tipster emails, and in our forums that their Apple Watch Series 3 orders have been delayed, unfortunately mirroring similar events ...

How to Discreetly Disable Touch ID and Face ID on an iPhone in iOS 11 - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

There's an Emergency SOS feature built into iOS 11 that has hidden functionality - it automatically disables Touch ID and makes it so your passcode has to be entered to unlock your iPhone. Because ...

How to Use the iPad's New Flick Keyboard in iOS 11 - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

The QuickType keyboard on the iPad has been updated in iOS 11 to introduce a super handy new Flick feature designed to let you enter numbers and symbols without the shift key. When you upgrade to i...

T-Mobile and Sprint 'Close' to Finalizing Merger Deal, John Legere Said to Lead Combined Company - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

T-Mobile and Sprint are said to be "close to agreeing" to terms regarding a deal that would merge the third and fourth largest United States wireless carriers together. People close to the deal told R...

Netflix for iOS Updated With HDR Support for iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

Netflix today updated its iOS app to add support for iOS 11 and Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) video on compatible devices. According to Netflix, Dolby Vision is available on iPhone 8, iPhon...

How to Hide Text Previews for Every App Notification on iOS 11's Lock Screen - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

iOS 11 has introduced a simple blanket solution for those who want to hide text previews for all of their apps at one time, bringing about a quick remedy for anyone concerned about privacy on iPhone a...

Expanded watchOS 4 Heart Rate Monitoring Features Not Available on Original Apple Watch - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - iOS Blog

watchOS 4 introduces an expanded Heart Rate app that's able to track your current heart rate, your resting heart rate, average heart rate while walking, and your recovery rate after exercising, provid...

Shareholders force Zuckerberg to give up plan for non-voting shares - Ars Technica

The plan would have further cemented Zuck’s total control over Facebook.

In spectacular fail, Adobe security team posts private PGP key on blog - Ars Technica

Since deleted, post gave public and private key for Adobe incident response team.

7Up gets a new ingredient in Mexico—meth - Ars Technica

Seven people have been sickened so far, and one person died.

iFixit’s iPhone 8 teardown finds a smaller battery and lots of glue - Ars Technica

Apple’s latest gets a 6 out of 10 repairability score from the teardown experts.

Possible good news about climate change leads to confused coverage - Ars Technica

Did warming projections just get blown up? No. No they did not.

Solar panel maker wins trade commission finding, tariff decision to go to Trump - Ars Technica

The Suniva case has created a rift in the solar industry.

Verizon backtracks—but only slightly—in plan to kick customers off network - Ars Technica

Rural users with no other options can switch plans but can’t get unlimited data.

FTC serves health-app maker massive slice of humble pie—and $1.5M bill - Ars Technica

The app was meant to motivate users to go to the gym, eat veggies. It went very wrong.

VW’s California XXL, an amazing camper van that needs to come to the US - Ars Technica

It sleeps four, has a kitchen and bathroom, and even a massive panoramic roof.

Liveblog: Satya Nadella lays out Microsoft’s vision at Ignite - Ars Technica

At 9am ET on Monday, the Microsoft CEO will kick off the week-long Ignite conference.

Fitbit Ionic review: Meet the $300 fitness-focused smartwatch - Ars Technica

Fitbit knows how to make an exercise device; what about a smartwatch?

Report: T-Mobile, Sprint finally figuring out this merger thing - Ars Technica

T-Mobile owner would take majority stake; US would be left with 3 big carriers.

4K titles on iTunes can only be streamed, not downloaded - Ars Technica

You also can't stream 4K videos from YouTube either.

London regulator announces Uber ban - Ars Technica

Uber has 21 days to appeal the ruling, which could affect 40,000 drivers.

Machine-learning cloud platforms get to work - Ars Technica

Analytic platforms as a service (PaaS) could shorten machine-learning learning curve.

Friend Request film review: Another Facebook horror film? Yes—and it’s solid - Ars Technica

Tech commentary isn’t as good as 2015’s Unfriended, but it’s still solid horror.

Another court tells police: Want to use a stingray? Get a warrant - Ars Technica

DC Court of Appeals: Even if you know the police can track you doesn’t mean they should.

Judge overturns local law that effectively banned drones over small town - Ars Technica

Newton, Mass. wanted drone pilots to get permission to fly at or below 400 feet.

Climbkhana: Ken Block explains Pikes Peak assault in latest Gymkhana video - Engadget RSS Feed

By Carter Jung Climbkhana is clever. And no, not because it's a portmanteau. Rather it's how Ken Block and his merry band of Hoonigan Media Machine misfits took something the inter...

Fitness app company settles with FTC for nearly $1 million - Engadget RSS Feed

If you're going to create a mobile app that offers monetary rewards for meeting fitness goals, you should probably make sure you back your promises up. The Pact fitness app offers users ...

Lenovo’s leaked 25th-anniversary ThinkPad sports a familiar look - Engadget RSS Feed

The latest ThinkPad that Lenovo brought to CES back in January had a notably sleeker, more modern appearance than the line's traditional boxy black look. But it kept a couple features, l...

Apple extends iTunes movie rentals to 48 hours - Engadget RSS Feed

It used to be that when you rented a movie from Apple's iTunes service, you'd have 24 hours to finish watching it. You could start streaming the rental within 30 days of purchase, o...

Tesla might build convenience stores at its charging stations - Engadget RSS Feed

Tesla plans to roll out more electric supercharging stations this year, especially in big cities, which should double the size of its network. But even with more places to juice up your Tesla...

Verizon will give rural customers more time to find new providers - Engadget RSS Feed

Recently, Verizon sent letters to around 8,500 customers living in rural areas that informed them their service would be cut off as of October 17th. Verizon claimed that those customers were ...

Target expands next-day delivery service to eight more cities - Engadget RSS Feed

Target continues to try and outcompete digital retailer and competitor, Amazon. The red bullseye-logo company has been testing its own Prime Pantry-like delivery service for a few months now,...

Mercedes-Benz spends $1 billion to make EVs at Alabama plant - Engadget RSS Feed

Like most auto makers these days, Mercedes-Benz is investing in electric vehicles in a big way. The Daimler-owned company is fast-tracking all of its models to an electric future by 2022. It ...

The iPhone 8’s glass back costs way more to repair than the front - Engadget RSS Feed

Over the last couple of weeks, the price of AppleCare+ has gone up for Plus model iPhones and screen repair for the 6s and newer models has gotten $20 more expensive. However, while screen re...

HTC gives Vive developers all app revenue for the rest of 2017 - Engadget RSS Feed

Now that HTC is all-in on Vive headsets and letting Google deal with its Pixel smartphone business, it has to deal with another reality: The public still isn't exactly sold on VR. To kee...

Apple Watch Series 3 first look: So far, no LTE problems - Engadget RSS Feed

The Apple Watch Series 3 started shipping today, and our definitive review is still in the works. In the meantime, we wanted to give you a taste of what life is like with the company's f...

Some brave soul volunteered for a completely robotic dental surgery - Engadget RSS Feed

A robot just implanted two 3D-printed teeth into a woman's mouth all on its own. The procedure took place recently in China and the researchers who developed it hope it can help the coun...

Google Daydream's web-browsing features surface in Chrome - Engadget RSS Feed

At Google's I/O developer conference in May, the company announced that it was working on a VR version of Chrome that could work in Daydream. Well, Chrome development team member Fran&am...

Why Equifax’s error wasn’t hiring someone with a music degree - Engadget RSS Feed

In the wake of the Equifax breach, a significant number of people lost their minds this week upon discovering that one of its newly-deposed security executives has a degree in music compositi...

'PUBG’ studio isn't happy about ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ - Engadget RSS Feed

Epic Games' cartoony horde game Fortnite is still in early release, but the studio recently announced that a free-to-play version of the game would come out for free next week... and it ...

Amazon may deliver Chipotle and Five Guys right to your front door - Engadget RSS Feed

Amazon's been getting into the food game for awhile now. After all, they've introduced Amazon Fresh and drive-through grocery pickup. And oh yeah, they acquired Whole Foods earlier ...

How Kevin Durant’s attempt to clap back at trolls backfired - Engadget RSS Feed

What does an NBA champion and Finals MVP have in common with Taylor Swift? In the case of the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, it's that internet trolls love calling them snakes...

US-Europe privacy agreement passes its yearly review - Engadget RSS Feed

If you haven't ever heard of Privacy Shield, it's an agreement between the US and the EU. It allows companies that store personal data of people who reside in the EU (such as Facebo...

All Xbox 360 ‘Halo’ titles are now playable on the Xbox One - Engadget RSS Feed

Microsoft had a fun announcement this week. All Xbox 360-era Halo games, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, are now backwards compatible for the Xbox One and X...

The best cheap compact camera - Engadget RSS Feed

By Ben Keough This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editor...

EU withheld a study that shows piracy doesn't hurt sales - Engadget RSS Feed

In 2013, the European Commission ordered a €360,000 ($430,000) study on how piracy affects sales of music, books, movies and games in the EU. However, it never ended up showing it to...

'Destiny 2' factions will reward you with powerful discount weapons - Engadget RSS Feed

If you've been playing Destiny 2 for a while, you probably know the fate of "the city". What's set to follow -- as I try not to spoil anything-- is the return of factions....




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