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Injured knee? Send in the microbots
on January 26, 2020 at 1:06 pm
Korean scientists propose novel way to treat damaged cartilage.
Imagine touchscreens so thin you can roll them and fold them
on January 26, 2020 at 1:05 pm
Australian researchers hope their new material will open a world of possibilities.
We need to look out for sharks
on January 26, 2020 at 1:04 pm
Two studies look at the difficult task of sharing the oceans.
Reengineering viruses to cure bacterial infection
on January 26, 2020 at 1:03 pm
Fighting antibiotic resistance needs some new strategies.
Science history: Eva Crane, the ultimate beekeeper
on January 26, 2020 at 1:02 pm
Nuclear physicist found her calling in apiology.
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SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch attempt Monday due to weather [Updated]
by Eric Berger on January 27, 2020 at 1:55 pm
Launch attempt will be flown by a thrice-used first stage.
Linux on laptops: Ubuntu 19.10 on the HP Dragonfly Elite G1
by Jim Salter on January 27, 2020 at 1:26 pm
The HP Dragonfly Elite is a great Windows laptop—but how well does it run Linux?
The story of how Nintendo’s iconic logo escaped an “age-up” remake
by Sam Machkovech on January 27, 2020 at 12:59 pm
The classic oval could have changed to “a graffiti style” or something “aged up.”
How Warcraft III birthed a genre, changed a franchise, and earned a Reforge-ing
by Ars Staff on January 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Team behind Warcraft III looks back—how many games had NASA scientists behind the scenes?
The Wave takes us on a trippy, surreal journey through a fractured timeline
by Jennifer Ouellette on January 26, 2020 at 7:43 pm
“Time is a far more relative concept than I thought.”
OS X Daily News, tips, software, reviews, and more for Mac OS X, iPhone, iPad
How to Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone & iPad
by Hamlin Rose on January 26, 2020 at 3:41 pm
Have you ever wondered how to cancel subscriptions from an iPhone or iPad? It’s pretty easy once you learn how. If you use an iPhone or iPad, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve subscribed to some services that require you to pay on a monthly or annual basis. These may include streaming music and ... Read More
MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 Beta 3 Available for Testing
by Paul Horowitz on January 26, 2020 at 5:21 am
MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 beta 3 has been for testing by Apple. Mac users who are currently enrolled in the Mac system software beta testing program will find the new beta software update available to download now. The latest MacOS Catalina beta arrives a few days after iOS 13.3.1 beta 3 and iPadOS 13.3.1 beta 3 ... Read More
How to Automatically Download Apple Music Songs on iPhone & iPad
by Hamlin Rose on January 25, 2020 at 3:29 pm
How would you like to automatically download songs from Apple Music to your iPhone or iPad? That’s an option if you have subscribed to Apple Music. In addition to streaming music while you’re on the go, Apple Music also allows you to download songs for offline listening. This means you don’t have to stay connected ... Read More
How to Sign Up for Free Apple TV+ Subscription for 1 Year
by Paul Horowitz on January 25, 2020 at 1:48 am
Want a free year of Apple TV+ subscription to enjoy all the Apple TV+ shows? Of course you do! If you’ve bought an iPhone within the past three months then Apple is offering a free year of Apple TV+ service with that purchase. The great thing about this is that even if you bought the ... Read More
How to Play Songs on Spotify with Siri on iPhone or iPad
by Paul Horowitz on January 24, 2020 at 3:04 pm
Siri now supports Spotify commands, meaning you can now use Siri to request specific music be played through Spotify on iPhone, iPad, or other Siri equipped devices with Spotify. And if the iPhone or iPad is outputting audio to Sonos or another speaker, Spotify will play directly through that speaker system. Using Spotify to play ... Read More
How to remove your iCloud account and Apple ID from a transferred computer
by Glenn Fleishman on January 27, 2020 at 1:15 pm
Apple uses an Apple ID across its whole ecosystem to identify you for syncing, purchases, and more. What happens when you sell or give away a Mac and think you’ve wiped all traces of your identity, but the Mac keeps prompting the new user or owner with your Apple ID account email and asking for its password?If that’s happening, it’s likely you or the new possessor didn’t wipe the machine completely. I recommend that you perform a complete wipe when handing off a computer. You can then use a Time Machine or clone of the drive to restore purchases that you are transferring the licenses for along with the machine, software that is free to use without a license or doesn’t require a transfer, and any documents, photos, and other files you’re including.To read this article in full, please click here
iOS 14 Wishlist: 10 ways Apple can take the iPhone to the next level
by Jason Cross on January 27, 2020 at 11:30 am
Last year, after the debut of iOS 12, I put together a list of features I hoped to see in iOS 13. And Apple listened!Okay, it’s not likely that anybody at Apple read my article and altered a single plan based on it, but the company did give several of the things I’ve been asking for.There’s still a lot left on the table, though. So many more features and significant changes that seem easy to identify (if not easy to develop) that would make iPhones more useful.I want about a million things for iOS 14 (multiple timers, for example) but many are small tweaks not worth getting worked up about. Here’s a list of the ten biggest and most far-reaching features I hope to see in iOS 14.To read this article in full, please click here
Roborock S5 Max review: Precision water control sets this robot vacuum/mop hybrid apart
by Michael Ansaldo on January 27, 2020 at 11:00 am
New mopping options--and powerful suction--make this a complete cleaner.
Amazon Echo Studio review: Not quite the best smart speaker, but a fantastic value
by Michael Brown on January 27, 2020 at 11:00 am
The more-expensive Google Home Max delivers higher fidelity, and Sonos has the better multi-room ecosystem, but Amazon’s best Echo shouldn’t be overlooked.
‘Butter Royale’ impressions: ‘Fortnite’ as a food fight
by Leif Johnson on January 24, 2020 at 10:00 pm
People often tell me that too much cholesterol will kill me, but I never imagined that specific death would come in the form of a wall of butter smothering the landscape. And that’s not all I have to worry about. I’ve also got 31 other people intent on slaying me with sweets. Fortunately, I raided the fridge and found a Gatling gun that spits out hot dogs.You, too, can get a taste of such delicious adventures in Butter Royale, Apple Arcade’s latest release. As you might have guessed from the name, it’s a battle royale shooter in the vein of Fortnite, but it simplifies the gameplay down to twin-stick shooting that works fine with either a touchscreen or a gamepad like the PlayStation DualShock 4. However, I balked a bit: Another battle royale game? Aren’t these things supposed to be on the way out?To read this article in full, please click here