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Apple Warns MagSafe Charger Can Leave Circular Imprints on Leather Cases

If you keep your iPhone in a leather case while charging with Apple's new MagSafe Charger, the case might show circular imprints from contact with the accessory, according to a new Apple support document published today. Apple's leather cases for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are not available until November 6, but a MacRumors reader has already , so it appears that other cases can be affected too. It is possible that the circular imprint will be most prominent on leather cases, prompting ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Lightning, Magsafe, Iphone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, MagSafe Charger Apple


PSA: Non-iPhone 12 Models Charge Super Slowly With MagSafe Charger

Alongside the iPhone 12 models, Apple introduced a new $39 MagSafe Charger that's meant to work with the magnets in the iPhone 12 Pro models to charge them up at a maximum of 15W. The MagSafe Charger is technically able to be used with older iPhones, but it's not a good idea because the charging with non-iPhone 12 devices is so slow. We did two tests with the iPhone XS Max, draining the battery down to 1 percent, putting it in Airplane Mode, and then charging for a half an hour. In the firs...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Qi, Max, Belkin, Joanna Stern


iPhone 12 teardowns offer inside peek of Apple's latest phones

The video shows how much thinner the iPhone 12's display is, as well as the MagSafe technology.
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New Report on Police Decryption Capabilities

There is a new report on police decryption capabilities: specifically, mobile device forensic tools (MDFTs). Short summary: it’s not just the FBI that can do it. This report documents the widespread adoption of MDFTs by law enforcement in the United States. Based on 110 public records requests to state and local law enforcement agencies across the country, our research documents more than 2,000 agencies that have purchased these tools, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. We found that...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Police, Uncategorized, Atlanta, Smartphones, Encryption, Fbi, Law Enforcement, United States, Cell Phones, District Of Columbia, Bruce Schneier, Shaker Heights Ohio, Walla Walla Wash, BUCKEYE Ariz


iOS 14 allows you to create folders for iPhone voice memos to keep all of your recordings organized – here's how to do it

iOS 14 lets you organize your voice memos into different folders. Maskot/Getty Images You can create folders for your iPhone voice memos, starting with iOS 14, to organize your recordings if you have many stored on your device. To create folders, use the "New Folder" icon on the new Voice Memos home page.   New recordings are stored in the current folder when you start recording, but you can also move recordings into folders using a swipe gesture or the "Edit" button at the top of the scre...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Trends, Voice, Don, Voice Memos, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Ios 14, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Smartphones (Reference, Newsroom Affiliate


Hands-On With the New iPhone 12 Pro

Happy launch day! The new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are arriving to pre-order customers as of today and are hitting stores worldwide. We picked up a Pacific Blue ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ and thought we'd share our first impressions for MacRumors readers still deciding on a purchase or waiting for their own iPhones to arrive. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This year's iPhones include no EarPods or power adapter in the box, so there's a new, more environmentally frien...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Dolby Vision, MacRumors YouTube, Verizon LTE, iPhone 12 Pro


How to Change 5G Settings on iPhone 12 to Save Data and Battery

Apple's iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are the first iPhones to be released with 5G connectivity, and there are several new settings related to 5G that you should be aware of. By default, when you set up a new ‌iPhone 12‌ or 12 Pro, it activates an Auto 5G mode that only turns on 5G data when it won't significantly reduce battery life. You can turn this off so that your iPhone uses 5G all the time, and there are also data modes to choose from. This how to shows you where the new settings are and explai...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Featured, Time, United States, Facetime, Voice Data From the Voice Data


A new iOS 14 feature allows you to enhance your iPhone voice memo recordings for clearer audio files — here's how to use it

A Voice Memos enhancement feature comes with the iOS 14 update. Crystal Cox/Business Insider With the introduction of iOS 14, the Apple Voice Memos app now includes a one-touch Enhance feature that removes background noise from recordings. To enhance a selected iPhone voice memo recording, tap the "magic wand" icon in the top left of the screen while in "Edit Recording" mode. You will have to apply the Enhance tool to any of your voice memos individually, as there is currently no way to re...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Iphone Apps, Trends, Voice Control, Voice Memos, Dave Johnson, Audio Recordings, Tech Insider, Crystal Cox, Voice Apps, Ios 14, Voice Recordings, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference


MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 70200mAh Portable Power Station From RAVPower

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with RAVPower to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a 252.7Wh/70200mAh Portable Power Station. RAVPower makes all kinds of power banks and charging accessories for Apple devices, and this Power Station is one of the largest backup battery options. Priced at $222 at the current time, RAVPower's Portable Power Station has an attractive cube-shaped design with a sleek black exterior and a handle for portability. Five LEDs at the front provide an ove...
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The short, strange life of Quibi

“All that is left now is to offer a profound apology for disappointing you and, ultimately, for letting you down,” Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman wrote, closing out an open letter posted to Medium. “We cannot thank you enough for being there with us, and for us, every step of the way.” With that, the founding executives confirmed the rumors and put Quibi to bed, a little more than six months after launching the service. Starting a business is an impossibly difficult task under nearly a...
Tags: Apple, Apps, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Youtube, Disney, Tech, Hp, Netflix, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ridley Scott, Belize, Streaming Media, Terms Of Service, Sam Raimi


33 unique and interesting gifts you didn't know you could find on Amazon

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. A set of notepads for the list maker. Amazon Amazon has become the "everything store" — the site stocks just about any product you could think of. Because the site is so big, it can be hard to find unique gift ideas on your own. That's why we did it for you.Below, you'll find 33 unique, interesting products on Amazon that make great gifts, from handmade goods to funny ones you're unlikely to find an...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Gift Guide, Home Decor, Disney, Trends, Features, Gifts, United States, Paris, Moscow, Gift Guides, Puerto Rico, Bushwick, Tabasco


Apple's iPhone 12 Pro is the new iPhone to get if you want an excellent camera without a gigantic screen

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The iPhone 12 Pro Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple's iPhone 12 Pro has more to offer than the iPhone 12 when it comes to photography, thanks to its zoom lens and LiDAR sensor.The LiDAR sensor is completely new to the iPhone and enables the iPhone 12 Pro to take portrait shots even in the dark.Overall, the iPhone 12 Pro is the right choice for photographers th...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Samsung, Trends, United States, Tim Cook, Dolby Vision, Verizon Communications, Max, Samsung Galaxy, Amoled, Eric Carle, Verizon T Mobile, Hans Vestberg, Lisa Eadicicco, Pro Max Apple


Apple Cards Not Currently Working as Amazon Payment Methods Due to 'Technical Issue'

Apple Card owners who had their Apple Cards stored in Amazon as a saved payment option this morning started noticing that the ‌Apple Card‌ has disappeared from the payment list. Multiple MacRumors readers have notified us about the problem, and we've also been able to replicate it. Apple Cards are missing from the Amazon website and app and attempting to re-add one pops out an error message that credit card information is unable to be saved. A Redditor describes the problem:Has this happened...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Mastercard, Apple Card, Apple Cards, Amazon Payment Methods Due


Not all Google Pixel phones have a headphone jack — here's a full rundown of every Pixel model

About half of all Google Pixel models have a headphone jack. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The only Google Pixel models that have a headphone jack are the original Google Pixel and Pixels 3a, 4a, and 4a (5G).  All other Google Pixel models — like the Pixel 2, 3, 4, and 5 — don't have a headphone jack, unless you connect a special adapter. If your Google Pixel doesn't have a headphone jack, you may want to invest in wireless Bluetooth headphones, or a headphone jack adapter. Visit Busines...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, DAC, Usb-c, Pixel, Headphone Jack, Google Pixel, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Gadgets (Reference


Watch iFixit teardown the new iPhone 12 before yours even arrives

We got our first look at an iPhone 12 teardown earlier this week confirming some details like battery size, how Apple made the device...
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How to log in to Google Classroom and access your course materials on a computer or mobile device

Whether you're taking a hybrid or distance-learning course, you can log in to Google Classroom anytime from your phone, computer, or tablet. Gareth Copley/Getty Images You can log in to Google Classroom through a personal account or an account associated with a G Suite for Education subscription. The Google Classroom login process is mostly the same, regardless of which email address you use or which device you are on.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Trends, Google Classroom, Distance Learning, Tech Insider, G Suite, G Suite for Education, Desktop PC, Gareth Copley Getty, Virtual Learning, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference


Amazon Inexplicably Removes Apple Card From Payment Options

Apple Card owners who had their Apple Cards stored in Amazon as a saved payment option this morning started noticing that the ‌Apple Card‌ has disappeared from the payment list. Multiple MacRumors readers have notified us about the problem, and we've also been able to replicate it. Apple Cards are missing from the Amazon website and app and attempting to re-add one pops out an error message that credit card information is unable to be saved. A Redditor describes the problem:Has this happened...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Mastercard, Apple Card, Apple Cards


Apple May Be Seeking to Acquire Bond Film 'No Time to Die' for Apple TV+

Film critic and screenwriter Drew McWeeny has postulated on Twitter that Apple is seeking to acquire the rights to upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die" for its video streaming service, Apple TV+. McWeeny, who has clear industry connections, suggested that ‌Apple TV‌+ and Netflix are the frontrunners to possibly stream the new film, speculating that the bids involved are for significant amounts of money. I can't get my head around the idea that we may well see James Bond debut on ‌A...
Tags: Apple, Apple TV, Netflix, James Bond, Daniel Craig, MGM, Drew McWeeny, Netflix Apple, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV McWeeny


ClipDrop Lets You 'Copy-and-Paste' Real Life Objects Using Your Phone Camera Into Desktop Apps

An anonymous reader shares a report: Apple has boasted a lot about the AR capabilities of its new LiDAR equipped iPhone 12 Pro. It means that your new iPhone will be able to 'map' the room better to place objects. However, I hadn't found an AR app that I might use regularly -- until now. A few months ago, developer Cyril Diagne showed off a demo of an app called ClipDrop that lets you 'drop' real-life objects to your desktop. Now, the app has entered beta, and I already love it. The concept of t...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Cyril Diagne


ClipDrop Lets You 'Cut-and-Paste' Real Life Objects Using Your Phone Camera Into Desktop Apps

An anonymous reader shares a report: Apple has boasted a lot about the AR capabilities of its new LiDAR equipped iPhone 12 Pro. It means that your new iPhone will be able to 'map' the room better to place objects. However, I hadn't found an AR app that I might use regularly -- until now. A few months ago, developer Cyril Diagne showed off a demo of an app called ClipDrop that lets you 'drop' real-life objects to your desktop. Now, the app has entered beta, and I already love it. The concept of t...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Cyril Diagne


The Apple Watch Series 6 Is Already $20 Off

Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm) | $415 | AmazonApple Watch Series 6 (40mm) | $385 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Kinja Deals, Amazon deals, Lifehacks, Apple deals


Apple Lobbied US Congress on Uighur Slave Labor Bills

Apple paid an outside firm to lobby Congress on legislation targeting U.S. companies that do business in areas of China that may use slave labor. From a report: Congressional disclosure reports show that Fierce Government Relations lobbied for Apple on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act and other bills aimed at pressuring U.S. companies to ensure that their supply chains do not depend on companies that use slave labor, particularly from a region called Xinjiang where many Uighur live. Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Congress, China, Tech, Muslim, Xinjiang, Congressional


MagSafe Charger Teardown Reveals Simple Design With Magnets and Charging Coil Encircling a Small Circuit Board

iFixit has today shared a teardown of Apple's new MagSafe charger for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. An X-ray of the MagSafe charger courtesy of Creative Electron reveals the internal charging coil surrounded by a circular arrangement of magnets within the puck. The only seam that iFixit was able to leverage to open the device was where the white rubber circle meets the metal rim, which was connected with a strong, heat-sensitive adhesive. On the underside of the white cover was an etch...
Tags: Apple, Magsafe, iFixit, Creative Electron, Small Circuit Board


Good grief: Charlie Brown's Halloween special not airing on TV for the first time since 1966

For over 50 years, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the Peanuts Halloween special, has aired annually on network television. Starting this year, this classic will move to Apple TV+. From Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, it will be available to view for free ("as a special treat") on the streaming service who just announced they bought the rights to Peanuts programming. — Read the rest
Tags: Apple, Halloween, Post, News, Charlie Brown, I Got A Rock, We all got rocks


iPhone 11 Pro Outlasts iPhone 12 and 12 Pro in Extensive Battery Life Test

Arun Maini today shared a new side-by-side iPhone battery life video test on his YouTube channel Mrwhosetheboss, timing how long the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models last on a single charge compared to older models, with equal brightness, settings, battery health, and usage. All of the devices are running iOS 14 without a SIM card inserted. In the test, the iPhone 11 Pro outlasted both the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, despite being a smaller 5.8-inch device. When the iPhone 12 Pr...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Youtube, Arun Maini, Iphone 11 Pro, Iphone 12, iPhone 12 Pro


How to use your iPad as a second monitor

If you want to boost your productivity and don't have a second monitor, here's how you can use an iPad as a second monitor for both MacOS and Windows computers.
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Computing


The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are now available. Here’s how to buy them both

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are now available for sale from a number of places. Here's where to go, how to order, and what to look for if you want to save.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Iphone 12, buy iPhone 12, iPhone 12 availability, pre-order iPhone 12, where to purchase iPhone 12


MagSafe Charger Teardown Reveals Simple Design With Magnets and Charging Coil Encircling a Small Circuit..

iFixit has today shared a teardown of Apple's new MagSafe charger for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. An X-ray of the MagSafe charger...
Tags: Apple, Small Circuit


That missing iPhone 12 charging plug is poised to provide a boost to one of Apple's hottest growth areas

Apple's "other products" category has already been growing rapidly thanks to AirPods and the Apple Watch.
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James Bradley Comes Back

James writes: Steve Pearson says growth is one of the metrics we should pay attention to, like profit in a business. I agree with that and I said as much. What doesn’t work is to have it be the mission statement, or the primary basis for compensating the executive director.Growth isn’t a purpose. Profit isn’t a purpose. Wills Wing doesn’t do what it does to make a profit. It has to make a profit to stay in business but profit isn't why Steve gets out of bed in the mornin...
Tags: Apple, Steve, James, Wills Wing, Tiki, Steve Pearson, James Bradley