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Media Musketeers Partners With Alliance Entreprendre to Bolster TV Production Input (EXCLUSIVE)

Media Musketeers, the European banner launched a year and a half ago by former Apple and Warner Bros. executives, is joining forces with France’s Alliance Entreprendre to bolster is ambitious TV production strategy over the next five years. Media Musketeers, created by former Apple execs Sebastien Janin and Andy Docherty and ex-Warner Bros. exec Chris […]
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How to change the profile picture on your Mac computer for a customized display

To change your profile picture on a Mac, you'll have to go through your computer's System Preferences. It should only take a minute or so to do. Here's what else you'll need to do to change your Mac's profile picture and customize a user account's display. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Customizing your Mac, by doing things like changing your desktop background or profile picture, can be a fun way to make it feel more familiar and comfortable.  And if you're interested in...

The Ultimate Resources for Rebuilding an Apple 3.5″ Floppy Disk Drive

As I intimated in my last blog post, I’ve slowly, but surely, embarked on the task of resurrecting my venerable Apple IIgs. Chief on that list was getting the Apple 3.5″ floppy disks to work again. After sitting dormant in a box for 20+ years (in the garage, no less), I had slim expectations of the drives being in a functional state. It was a good thing my expectations were low: the drives were both dead. When I say dead, what I mean is this: The drive head would not move to read from the 3.5″ f...
Tags: Apple IIGS, News, Apple 3.5" floppy disk repair, vintage Apple repair

Jason Sudeikis Sets Ted Lasso Comedy Series at Apple

Jason Sudeikis is bringing his Ted Lasso character to Apple’s upcoming streaming service. Variety has learned that Apple TV Plus has given a series order to “Ted Lasso,” on which Sudeikis will star in addition to writing and executive producing. In the series, Sudeikis plays Lasso, an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an […]
Tags: News, Apple, Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

The Apple Watch Series 4 gets a big $159 discount on Amazon for Columbus Day

Get the cellular Apple Watch Series 4 for $159 less on Amazon during Columbus Day weekend. Jump on this Apple Watch deal to get one of the best smartwatches at its best price.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Wearables

Apple insists it's totally not doing that thing it wasn't accused of: We're not handing over Safari URLs to Tencent – just people's IP addresses

Cupertino in China Syndrome meltdown Responding to concern that its Safari browser's defense against malicious websites may reveal the IP addresses of some users' devices to China-based Tencent, Apple insists that Safari doesn't reveal a different bit of information, the webpages Safari users visit.…

How to compress video files on an iPhone in 2 different ways

You can easily compress a video on your iPhone to free up storage space or transfer a video file to other devices. There is no built-in iOS feature that allows you to compress a video. However, iPhone users can adjust the size of video recordings in their camera settings before recording. Using a third-party app like Video Compress will allow you to reduce the file size of a video after recording it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Apple continues to update the iPhone...

It Bears Repeating: Why Repetition In Music Is A Good Thing

While on of the main complaints about satellite and broadcast radio is that the same songs get played over and over again, numbers suggest there's a major disconnect between what people say they don't want, and what they actually enjoy listening to, and that musical repetition is actually a good thing. ______________________________ Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media Strategies One of the biggest knocks on broadcast radio – once we get past “too many commercials” – is music re...
Tags: Broadcast & Satellite, How I Listen, Music Business, Publishing & Songwriting, DIY, DIY musicians, Indie, Music, Music Industry, Music Tech, Musician, Musicians, Songwriting, Guest Post

Is iOS 13 Sharing Your Browsing Data With China's Tencent?

iOS 13's “Fraudulent Website Warning” feature for Safari mobile shares some of your browsing data by default. That’s normally a good thing, since Google takes this data, hashes what you’re attempting to access, and is only able to sort-of match what you were looking for with your IP address. However, Apple is also…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Safari, Web Browsers

Hulu rolls out 4K content to Xbox One, with Amazon Fire TV and others coming ‘soon’

Hulu this summer finally brought back 4K content to its service, after abruptly removing it in 2018 while it focused on other priorities. Initially, its 4K content was only available on Apple TV 4K and Chromecast Ultra. Today, Hulu says it’s available on Xbox One devices, with support for Amazon Fire TV and LG WebOS in the works. More devices will also be supported soon, the company notes. The streaming service had never really prioritized 4K content, having first rolled out support in Decemb...
Tags: Media, 4k, Cord Cutting, Hulu, Streaming Service

How to track your period with Cycle Tracker on the Apple Watch

With iOS 13 and WatchOS 6 comes Apple's Cycle Tracker app to assist women with recording details of their reproductive health. Used in conjunction with the iPhone app or on its own, Cycle Tracker for Apple watch is easy to learn and use.
Tags: Apple, How-To, Mobile, Wearables, Apple Health App, Apple Watch, iOS

Apple might be sending your browsing data to China’s Tencent by default

A feature that was originally intended to make browsing via Safari more secure, has instead raised privacy concerns and put Apple under further scrutiny because the feature sends user browsing data to Tencent, a Chinese company.
Tags: Computing, Web, Apple, Browsing Data, Privacy, Safari, Tencent, Web Browsing

Safari is sending user browsing data to China’s Tencent

A feature that was originally intended to make browsing via Safari more secure, has instead raised privacy concerns and put Apple under further scrutiny because the feature sends user browsing data to Tencent, a Chinese company.
Tags: Computing, Web, Apple, Browsing Data, Privacy, Safari, Tencent, Web Browsing

Apple iPad Pro deal on Amazon knocks $125 off the latest 11-inch model

The Apple iPad Pro that Amazon has on sale is the 11-inch, 64GB model in Space Gray. The original price is $799 and it is on sale for $674 which means you save $125 (16%).
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Invisible Hardware Hacks Allowing Full Remote Access Cost Pennies (slashdot)

Long-time Slashdot reader Artem S. Tashkinov quotes Wired: More than a year has passed since Bloomberg Businessweek grabbed the lapels of the cybersecurity world with a bombshell claim: that Supermicro motherboards in servers used by major tech firms, including Apple and Amazon, had been stealthily implanted with a chip the size of a rice grain that allowed Chinese hackers to spy deep into those networks. Apple, Amazon, and Supermicro all vehemently denied the report. The NSA dismissed it as a ...
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Safari in iOS 13 Sends Chinese Users' Browsing Data to Censorship-Friendly Tencent

It seems like Apple’s China-related controversies aren’t over just yet. It appears that Safari in iOS 13 now sends browsing data to Tencent, a giant Chinese conglomerate that owns the country’s biggest digital platforms, including QQ, WeChat, and Qzone. It’s also known for helping the Chinese government keep its iron…Read more...
Tags: Cool Cool Cool, Apple, Tencent, Ios 13, Safari, Privacy, China

Apple told TV Plus showrunners to avoid plots that might upset Chinese officials

In early 2018, Apple SVP of internet software and services Eddy Cue and SVP of internet software and services Morgan Wandell instructed TV creators it had commissioned to produce content for Apple TV Plus to avoid plots and scenarios that held China and the Chinese state up in a critical light. Buzzfeed quotes an anonymous showrunner who says this is common practice in all of Hollywood's streaming giants, who fear that upsetting the Chinese state could result in a blockade of all their off...
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Here's why the founder of a beloved productivity app is refocusing his startup incubator on health from artificial intelligence

All Turtles, an incubator launched and run by Evernote cofounder Phil Libin, has shifted its focus. Libin launched it with the idea that it would foster applications and products based on artificial intelligence. Now, All Turtles' focus is on developing products that help improve the health of individuals or workplaces. Libin still thinks AI will be important for most of the products the company develops — just not all of them. Click here for more BI Prime stories. It's well known that startu...

Kuo: iPhone SE2 will arrive early 2020 and cost $399

Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple analyst and phone leaker extraordinaire, believes the iPhone SE2 is not far away. According to MacRumors, Kuo expects the successor to Apple‘s popular budget device will arrive in Q1 2020, or approximately four years after the original model. It will also arrive at a genuinely midrange price of $399, placing it in direct competition with the likes of Google Pixel 3a. Kuo believes the SE2 will come with the same A13 CPU as the iPhone 11, 3 GB of RAM, and 64GB or 128GB of stora...
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How to change the name of your iPhone's personal hotspot to make it easier to connect your computer

To change the hotspot network name on your iPhone, you'll need to change the name of the iPhone itself. Changing the hotspot's name is a great way to make sure you know which network is yours when trying to connect a device to it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Fast cellular data isn't just great for working from your iPhone — it can give you the ability to work on your computer pretty much anywhere. How? Fast mobile internet means your iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature, ...

Apple may release a smaller, cheaper new iPhone next year — here's everything we know about it so far (AAPL)

Apple is expected to release a new version of its low-cost iPhone SE next year, according to multiple reports from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and the newspaper Nikkei Asian Review. The phone will reportedly resemble the iPhone 8 and will start at $400. Here's a look at everything we've heard about it so far based on recent reports. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Apple typically launches its new flagship iPhones every September. But in 2020, it may throw a wrench in that patter...

China's new cybersecurity rules ban foreign companies from using VPNs to phone home

For decades, it was a commonplace in western business that no one could afford to ignore China: whatever problems a CEO might have with China's human rights record could never outweigh the profits to be had by targeting the growing Chinese middle-class. Businesses tied themselves in knots trying to reconcile this. Exactly 15 years ago, I challenged the Chairman of Google's Board at the Web 2.0 Conference over his company's decision to censor its search-results to help the Chinese state sup...
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You should delay upgrading to iOS 13, too, music makers – but don’t sweat the future

Okay, so you got the message not to rush into macOS Catalina. But we didn’t talk about the new iOS and what it means for musicians using iPads and iPhones in their work. Let’s explain. What’s the hurry? With iOS, just as with macOS, the main message is – don’t rush. Moving to grab a new OS the day it’s out is crazy. There’s virtually no case where you need to stay that current for music making . At the opposite extreme, never upgrading the OS is also problematic in most cases. You’ll ev...
Tags: Apps, Ios, Music tech, AUv3, Bluetooth MIDI, Compatibility, Eventide, iOS 13.1, Korg, Model 15, Troubleshooting

The redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro may have been delayed to 2020

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple's overhauled 16-inch MacBook Pro won't arrive until early 2020.
Tags: Apple, Computing, News, iPad Pro, Macbook Pro

Apple Responds To Reports That It is Sharing Data With Tencent

Over the weekend, reports emerged that claimed that Apple was sending users' browsing details to Tencent to run it against Chinese company's safe browsing feature. In a statement on Monday, an Apple spokesperson has offered a clarification: Apple protects user privacy and safeguards your data with Safari Fraudulent Website Warning, a security feature that flags websites known to be malicious in nature. When the feature is enabled, Safari checks the website URL against lists of known websites and...

How to remove the Apple ID from your iPhone in 2 different ways, to wipe your data and information from the device

It's easy to remove the Apple ID from your iPhone in two different ways.  When you remove your Apple ID from an iPhone, it will wipe all related data and information from the device.  You may want to remove your Apple ID if you're changing accounts or selling your iPhone to a new owner. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Linking your Apple ID to your iPhone is vital to keeping you connected to all your favorite apps and data — including photos and documents, emails and text m...

What do Hong Kong protests have to do with you? Plenty

If you think Hong Kong demonstrators demanding their freedoms doesn’t have anything to do with you, think again. From Chinese students in Southern California, to tourists, to American diplomats and investors, what matters in the former British colony matters here. Just ask the heads of Activision Blizzard, Apple and the NBA, all of whom this month immediately kowtowed to China when the government made clear it was upset with those organizations over what Beijing considered meddling in Hong Kong’...
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How to leave a Family Sharing plan on an iPhone or iPad, in 2 different ways

It's easy to leave a Family Sharing plan on your iPhone or iPad.  Family Sharing is used to share calendars, photos, and even subscriptions across family members' devices — but you may want to leave the group, especially if you have to change countries. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Family Sharing is used to share apps via iCloud across family members' devices.  It's easy to join a Family Sharing group — and just as easy to remove your account when it comes time to leave...

Black Friday is coming — here are the 5 best things to buy and 6 things you should skip

  Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. We interviewed experts to find out what to buy on Black Friday and what you should avoid. You should buy TVs, gaming consoles, video games, kitchen appliances, and smart home tech.  Deals on clothing, toys, Apple devices, and furniture are usually not worth it. You can also check out all our deal coverage for Black Friday 2019 on Insider Picks, as well as our Coupons page. Black Friday is coming. Okay, so it's still technically o...