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Holy galloping ants
on October 16, 2019 at 10:00 pm
The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. Natalie Parletta reports.
Star gas reveals more clues about early planet formation
on October 16, 2019 at 5:02 pm
It could be the source of their atmospheres. Richard A Lovett reports.
Brain activity linked to longevity
on October 16, 2019 at 5:01 pm
Long-lived individuals have less excitable neurons. Paul Biegler reports.
Bunny bone bonanza shows Neanderthals skinned rabbits
on October 16, 2019 at 4:59 pm
The clues lie in missing paws from an ancient rock shelter. Dyani Lewis reports.
on October 16, 2019 at 4:58 pm
With the last of the year’s Nobel winners – for Economic Sciences – announced on Tuesday, we review this year’s science prize winners.
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T-Mobile and Sprint get FCC approval to merge in 3-2 party-line vote
by Jon Brodkin on October 16, 2019 at 9:25 pm
Merger gets final US approval, but states are still suing to block the deal.
Volvo’s XC40 crossover goes fully battery electric for “under $48,000”
by Jonathan M. Gitlin on October 16, 2019 at 8:59 pm
It will get a 78kWh battery and will cost "under $48,000" after tax credits.
EU orders Broadcom to halt exclusivity deals while investigation deepens
by Kate Cox on October 16, 2019 at 8:05 pm
EU aims to prevent "irreparable harm" while the investigation is still ongoing.
SpaceX says 12,000 satellites isn’t enough, so it might launch another 30,000
by Jon Brodkin on October 16, 2019 at 6:10 pm
SpaceX makes preliminary filing with ITU as it considers big Starlink expansion.
Dodgy sex-psychology paper finally gets retracted
by Cathleen O'Grady on October 16, 2019 at 5:52 pm
Research on men helping high-heeled women pulled because of sloppy data.
OS X Daily News, tips, software, reviews, and more for Mac OS X, iPhone, iPad
How to Hide MacOS Catalina from Software Update on Mac
by Paul Horowitz on October 16, 2019 at 5:10 pm
Want to stop MacOS Catalina showing up in Software Updates on a Mac? Don’t plan on updating to MacOS Catalina anytime soon? Still up in the air about whether or not to update to MacOS Catalina 10.15? If you don’t want the “MacOS Catalina” update to show as available to download in the Software Update ... Read More
iOS 13.1.3 & iPadOS 13.1.3 Update with Bug Fixes Released
by Paul Horowitz on October 15, 2019 at 6:42 pm
Apple has released iOS 13.1.3 and iPadOS 13.1.3 with bug fixes for iPhone and iPad. The new software updates for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch aim to resolve a variety of issues on these devices, including fixing problems with Mail, iPhone not ringing or vibrating on incoming calls, Health app, resolves an issue where Voice ... Read More
MacOS Catalina Supplemental Update 1 Released with Bug Fixes
by Paul Horowitz on October 15, 2019 at 6:22 pm
Apple has released the first bug fix update for MacOS Catalina, labeled as “MacOS Catalina 10.15 Supplemental Update”. The first supplemental software update to MacOS Catalina aims to resolve some bugs and issues that some users have experienced with MacOS Catalina, including problems with initial system installation, an issue with accepting terms and conditions, and ... Read More
How to Stop Spam Calls on iPhone with Silence Unknown Callers
by Paul Horowitz on October 14, 2019 at 8:44 pm
Tired of your iPhone getting constant spam calls and junk calls? For many of us, a steady stream of spam calls plague our cell phones, and while you can block the phone numbers the call spammers are always a step ahead and typically use different phone numbers for each new spam call, making it a ... Read More
How to Update & Install MacOS Catalina
by Paul Horowitz on October 13, 2019 at 4:28 pm
Want to install MacOS Catalina on a Mac? This article will show you how you can install and update MacOS Catalina upgrade on any compatible Mac. It’s a fairly straight forward process, and by following the steps you should be running the latest and greatest MacOS Catalina 10.15 in short order. If you want more ... Read More
Macworld's November Digital Magazine: iPhone 11 Pro reviewed
by Macworld Staff on October 16, 2019 at 7:25 pm
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine. In the November issue In the November issue we review Apple’s latest and greatest phone yet: the iPhone 11 Pro. Find out why it’s the best iPhone ever. We also reviewed the iPhone 11: A hard to beat combination of price, features, and quality.Also in this month’s issue:• MacUser: Make sure you save your data before deleting an Apple ID account• MacUser Reviews: ExpanDrive 7, JustPlayTo read this article in full, please click here
iOS 13.2: Beta 3 is now available with new emojis, Siri privacy controls, and interface improvements
by Jason Cross on October 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm
After an awkward iOS 13 and 13.1 release schedule, punctuated by two rapid-fire bugfix releases (iOS 13.1.1 and 13.1.2), Apple is ready to move on to iOS 13.2. The big new feature in 13.2 is the Deep Fusion computational photography upgrade for the camera in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. During its big September event to debut the phones, Apple promised this update is coming “this fall” and showed off its prowess in mid-to-low light with what can only be described as a “hipster in a Cosby sweater.”To read this article in full, please click here
Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple and A24 to produce a film adaptation of 'The Sky Is Everywhere'
by Jason Cross on October 16, 2019 at 4:38 pm
Apple is said to be spending a several billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment.What can you get for all that money? Apple hopes to attract some of the best talent in TV and film production, including huge stars and directors, and to lock down the television and movie rights to best-selling books. Though the company has only given us a glimpse at a handful of shows, the Hollywood trade press has uncovered many more through its reporting on deals from casting agents and production companies.To read this article in full, please click here
iPhoto users, you’re out of time with macOS Catalina. What’s your next step?
by Glenn Fleishman on October 16, 2019 at 11:00 am
If you’ve continued to use iPhoto after Apple discontinued it in 2015, you had to know its days were numbered. Many people preferred iPhoto’s controls and the new Photos app was initially missing features and buggy, crashy, and slow at times. Photos has improved substantially, though it’s still not everyone’s cup of tea.Now, iPhoto’s number is finally truly up. The outdated software won’t launch in macOS Catalina, because its core functions rely on a software framework Apple has also sent riding into the sunset.To read this article in full, please click here
The Pixel 4 has the same problem as the Pixel 3: It's too expensive
by Michael Simon on October 16, 2019 at 10:45 am
Google's new Pixel phone may have a great camera, speedy Assistant, and radar-sensing motion tech. But the bottom line is it just costs too much money.