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Comment: Face ID on the new iPad Pro is even better...

When Face ID came to the iPhone X last year, I wrote that I couldn’t wait for the technology to come to the Mac as well. Something I didn’t take into account at the time, however, was Face ID’s...

Feature Request: Change the ‘return to top of the page’ shortcut,...

Earlier this year, I wrote a feature request that proved popular: a gesture to undo tapping the top of the screen to return to the top of the page. The problem is that it’s all too easy to do this...

Comment: Four more reasons it’s now inconceivable Apple lied about Chinese...

I wrote an opinion piece on Friday outlining the five reasons I believe Apple, not Bloomberg, about the Chinese spy chip story. It’s a friend-of-a-friend story. The technical arguments suggest it didn’t happen in the way Bloomberg says it did. Apple’s...

A long time VMware Fusion users tries Parallels 14

I wrote about the release of Parallels 14 a few weeks ago. I’ve been spending some time with it since then, so I wanted to take the time to write about it in more detail. One thing to note...

Opinion: It’s long past time for Apple to fix its three...

My colleague Bradley Chambers recently wrote that his single biggest disappointment with WWDC was that Apple made no move to announce an upgrade to the 5GB free iCloud tier. One of our readers, Sahil Malik, made a wry comment on...

CMV: Here’s a way Apple could solve its MacBook Pro dilemma,...

I wrote back in 2016 that I’d come to terms with the fact that the then-new MacBook Pro models marked the end of the line for upgradable MacBooks. I wrote then that I understood why Apple had done it. But...

Doom and Quake creator John Carmack tells the story of Steve...

John Carmack – Oculus VR CTO and co-creator of the classic games Doom and Quake – wrote a Facebook post yesterday reminiscing about what it was like to work with Steve Jobs, including the time Steve asked him to...

Feature Request: Many more HomeKit icons for easier at-a-glance control

Zac wrote a really helpful piece earlier this week about a HomeKit feature that had somehow entirely passed me by: the ability to customize your light icons. The default icon for all lights is a lightbulb. But HomeKit offers you...

Facebook Details Several Privacy Changes Coming in the Wake of Cambridge...

Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Shroepfer today wrote a blog post outlining several changes that are being made to Facebook APIs to limit the amount of data apps can collect from Facebook users. Changes are being made to the Events,...

Comment: Apple’s latest budget iPad may not be right for education,...

Our education specialist Bradley Chambers wrote a lengthy piece yesterday explaining the flaws in Apple’s iPad-centric education strategy. The whole piece is well worth a read, but he outlined three main barriers to the superficially attractive vision presented by...

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