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Peter Cao


Peter writes for 9to5Mac, edits for 9to5Mac and 9to5Google. He has a passion for music and technology. Reluctant to try Bluetooth headphones, he’s recovering from the painful realization that wireless headphones may actually be good.

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Now that Apple’s AirPort line is dead, Apple has now published a new support document detailing what customers should be looking for when upgrading from their existing AirPort devices.

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iTunes now finally available on the Microsoft Store

After promising, and then pushing it back, iTunes is now finally available on the Microsoft Store after much anticipation.

Apple is expected to unleash three new iPhone models in the fall, two high-end models with OLED displays, and one 6.1-inch iPhone with an LCD display. In a new report, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo is sharing a few more details for what to expect with the LCD model.

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Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip

After Tim Cook’s visit at the White House on Wednesday, we’re now learning tidbits as to what was discussed during his time with President Donald Trump.

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Surprise, surprise. It appears all-you-can-watch movie theater service MoviePass will no longer be offering an unlimited option, according to the company’s CEO. MoviePass hasn’t formally announced the change, but CEO Mitch Lowe downplayed the possibility of its return when asked about the change.

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How to invoke split screen on iPad with iOS 11

With iOS 11, Apple supercharged the way how users. It came with many additions including a revamp to split screen multitasking. Gone is the swipe over and pick from a hideous and unintuitive app picker.

Crowdfense, a startup company based out of the United Arab Emirates is offering up to $3 million for anyone who can offer a zero-day exploit on macOS, iOS, Android or Windows.

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It’s always fun seeing Apple break down its adoption numbers for devices running the latest version of iOS. Today, the company did just that and it looks like 76% of users are now running iOS 11. expand full story

April 24

How to turn off autocorrect on Mac

Autocorrect is either a blessing or a curse depending on the situation. Despite this, Apple insists on keeping autocorrect on as it believes that it will reduce spelling errors or typos.

Most people keeping up with iPhone unlocking tactics know about the GrayKey iPhone unlocking box that is able to unlock most iPhones in under 3 days and has been gaining traction among police departments. Now, the company is facing issues of its own…

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The United States’ biggest carrier, Verizon, gained a ton of new subscribers in the last quarter, but not in a way you would expect. expand full story

Starting and producing a podcast on your own can be expensive. You’ll need to get your own microphone, let alone a software suite that you’ll have to both learn and manage to use in a short period of time.

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April 23

Snapseed photo editing app updated to support iPhone X

Popular photo editing app Snapseed, which allows for editing RAW photos, has been updated for iPhone X today.

April 21

How to adjust text size and enable bold text on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Some may argue that the default text size on iOS is too large, while others would say the font is simply too thin to be legible. Luckily, Apple has options for both kinds of people, allowing you to both enlarge or shrink the iOS text size, and bold if need be.

April 20

Apple has today begun rolling out a battery replacement program for the non Touch Bar 13-inch MacBook Pro.

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Apple’s WWDC is set for June 4. Now, the company has begun notifying scholarship applicants of their award status. While the typical ticket price is $1599, WWDC scholarship winners receive free access to the conference and more.

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The latest iOS 11 update to the App Store seems to be getting a ton of praise, and today it looks like developers are joining in on the fanfare.

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April 19

How to change and customize your Watch face on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is often described as Apple’s most personal device yet, and one of the reasons for that is that you’re able to change and rotate between bands, but also customize the Watch face.

Apple prides itself on being environmentally focused and is continuously working to reduce its environmental footprint. According to Apple’s 2018 Environment Responsibility Report released today, the company is focusing on climate change, resources, and safer materials.

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April 18

How to change the Siri voice on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, or HomePod

While Siri may lag behind the competition in some areas, one area where it does excel is in the quality of the actual Siri voice.

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