Hidden features: Apple’s discoverability problem

What good are a bunch of cool features if people can’t find them? Apple has buried hundreds of thoughtful and useful features beneath its supposedly intuitive interface. They must know it, so why don’t they fix it? Read More

Apple acquires the Dark Sky weather app

The company said the Dark Sky Android and Wear OS apps will shut down July 1. Read More

Apple iOS 13: A cheat sheet

iOS 13 ushers in new enhancements for iPhone and iPad, including dark mode, revamped built-in apps, and industry-changing privacy features. Read More

The 10 best smartphones of 2020: 5G powers the top contenders

5G is still in its infancy in the US, but low-, mid-, and high-band networks are available from all major carriers. It’s not the only reason to consider our top picks, but 5G support is one reason to buy a phone and be confident keeping it for two or three…

Zoom to iPhone users: We’re no longer sending your data to Facebook

Zoom removes the feature from its iOS app after finding it wasn’t necessary for delivering its service. Read More

Apple inserts a laughable trick into its new privacy policy

Buried deep within Apple’s latest privacy policy for its Card is a clause that may incite simultaneous laughter and tears. Tears for fears, even. Read More

Apple partners with CDC to release new COVID-19 screening tool and app for coronavirus

The new screening tools are available online and in the App Store and provide a questionnaire to see if coronavirus symptoms warrant treatment and testing. Read More

Apple’s going to put a notch on your MacBook? Is nothing sacred?

A new patent suggests Face ID is coming to Macs. And with it, an iPhone-style notch. Read More

Microsoft: First preview of PowerShell 7.1 for Windows, Linux and macOS is out

Microsoft is targeting improvements to the PowerShell 7.1 user experience ahead of its release this winter. Read More

Got an iPad Pro? Here’s how to make it even better

Here’s an accessory that makes the iPad Pro even better. Read More