Fun iOS Safari Bug Lets You Trick Your Friends With Fake Website Headlines

You may or may not know this, but there’s a feature in Safari that’s designed to let you select a portion of text and send it to a friend over Messages using the Share feature in Safari.

When researching one of our tips videos, we came across this handy trick, but soon discovered that there’s another aspect to it — one that you can use to create fake website headlines that can be sent to your …περισσότερα

Intel Expecting Apple to Transition to Custom ARM-Based Chips Starting in 2020

Apple is planning to ditch Intel and transition to Mac chips starting in 2020, based on multiple rumors we’ve heard in the past from Bloomberg. Axios today confirmed Bloomberg’s reporting and said that multiple sources have suggested Apple will transition to custom ARM-based chips next year.

According to Axios, developers and Intel officials are expecting Apple to begin using ARM-based chips in 2020.

The move to ARM-based chips is said to be part of Apple’s effort to …περισσότερα

Deals: Monoprice Discounts Thunderbolt Cables by Up To 35%, Amazon’s Magic Trackpad 2 Sale, and More

Well-known cable and accessory maker Monoprice today introduced a new sale on Thunderbolt cables, with discounts reaching as much as 35 percent off of original prices during the limited-time event. The retailer offers Thunderbolt cables of various speeds, wattage, and length, affecting the price of each.

The cheapest cable in the sale starts at $13.99, down from $19.99 for the 20 Gbps, 60W, 1.0 meter cable, and prices increase from there. Check out more Thunderbolt …περισσότερα

iOS 12.2 and Safari 12.1 for macOS Include Updated Intelligent Tracking Prevention Feature

Safari in the iOS 12.2 beta and Safari 12.1 for macOS High Sierra and Mojave includes an updated version of Intelligent Tracking Prevention, according to details shared on Apple’s WebKit blog.

ITP 2.1, as Apple is calling it, caps client-side cookie storage to seven days. After this time period, cookies expire. As outlined by Apple, this offers improvements in privacy, security, and performance. From Apple’s WebKit blog:- Cross-site trackers have started using first-party sites’ own cookie …περισσότερα

German Report Says ‘Apple Car’ Could Arrive in Form of Electric Van

The so-called “Apple Car” may not be a car after all, but rather an electric van, according to German site Manager Magazin.
Apple Maps vehicle

The report, loosely translated below, claims Apple’s industrial design group has designed prototypes of the van with black and silver finishes:After that, the Apple Car could come in the form of an electric van. Apple’s engineers have designed specimens with black and silver paint, designed in the typical industrial design of the …περισσότερα

Deals Spotlight: Buy or Upgrade to Parallels Desktop 14 and Get 10 Mac Apps for Free

Parallels this week debuted a new promo bundle for both new and current users, offering a chance to buy or upgrade to Parallels Desktop 14, and then get ten other Mac apps for free. New owners can purchase Parallels Desktop 14 for $79.99, and existing users can upgrade to the new software for $49.99 (both prices represent Home & Student use).
With these purchases you’ll gain access to the following ten Mac apps for free …περισσότερα

Some Apple Music Users Unable to Load ‘For You’ Tab in iTunes Recently: ‘An Error Occurred’

Over the past few weeks, a handful of users have reported receiving the message “an error occurred” when attempting to load the “For You” tab in iTunes, which provides personalized recommendations for Apple Music. When clicking the “OK” button to reload, affected users are instead redirected to the “Browse” tab.

MacRumors has been able to reproduce this issue in iTunes version 12.9.2.5 on macOS Mojave version 10.14.3, although based on comments across the MacRumors forums and …περισσότερα

Apple Pay Promo Offers $5 Off Two or More Fandango Movie Tickets Ahead of The Oscars

The latest Apple Pay promotion offers you the chance to get $5 off movie tickets with Fandango. To see the discount, you’ll have to purchase two or more tickets within a single transaction using the Fandango app or on the Fandango website.

During the checkout process, enter the code APPLEGOLD and use Apple Pay to complete your order. This will take $5 off your movie tickets, and you have until February 24 to use the promo …περισσότερα

Apple and Goldman Sachs Expected to Launch Credit Card Later This Year With Unique Features in Wallet App

Apple and investment bank Goldman Sachs plan to launch a joint credit card later this year, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The report claims the card will be rolled out to Apple employees for internal testing in the next few weeks and officially launch later this year. The card would be accessible through the Wallet app on iPhone, potentially with unique features for setting spending goals, tracking rewards, and managing balances.Executives have discussed borrowing visual …περισσότερα

Google Maps on iOS Gains ‘Follow’ Button So You Can Keep Track of Events and Offers From Local Businesses

Google Maps this week updated its iOS app with a new “Follow” feature, letting you keep track of events and news from your favorite local restaurants, bakeries, or bars. You can follow a location by searching for it in Google Maps on iOS, and then tapping “Follow” under the hours of operation.

After you follow a business, all of their updates then appear in the new “For You” tab of Google Maps. In this area, you …περισσότερα