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Apple Reveals 2019’s Most Popular Podcasts

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:24

Apple used its New York event on Monday to reveal the most popular podcasts of 2019, with Joe Rogan leaving the way.

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Apple Music Awards Crowns Billie Eilish as Global Artist of the Year

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:03

In the first ever Apple Music Awards Billie Eilish was named Global Artist of the Year and she will have a concert at the Steve Jobs Theater.

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Apple Express Transit Arrives in London

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 17:42

Apple made Express Transit Mode available to UK Apple Pay users traveling on Transport for London services, such as the tube and buses.

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This VPN App Sent User Data to China

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:26

According to a report of VPN apps for 2019, downloads of these apps has increased 54%. But people need to be careful which VPN app they use. The most popular app called VPN – Super Unlimited sent user data to China. But it’s privacy policy made no secret of this.

We regularly collect and use information that could identify an individual, in particular about your purchase or use of our products, services, mobile and software applications and websites… We use various technologies to determine [your] location, including IP addresses, GPS, and other sensors.

The VPN apps I wrote about are all safe (or at least I personally believe them to be safe).

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Apple Announces Best Apps and Games of 2019

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:23

Apple unveiled the best Apps and Games of 2019, including an Ai-powered camera tool, a sketching app for the iPad, and a wide range of games.

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Mr. MacSpeedy – Mac Geek Gab 791

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 00:32

Sometimes speed is what it’s all about. Many of this week’s topics focus around making sure your Mac is running as fast as possible. That’s not all, though. Learn how to test your network from your iPhone, manage Mail plugins effectively, and recapture all those songs you added to Apple Music before they were removed. Of course, any tangents are bonus gifts from John and Dave. Press play and enjoy learning five new things!

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Apple Shares Fun ‘Snowbrawl’ Video Shot on iPhone 11 Pro

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 22:32

Apple uploaded a video on its YouTube channel today called ‘Snowbrawl.’ Shot on an iPhone 11 Pro and directed by  David Leitch, it features a bunch of kids having a snowball fight.

There’s also a video showing a behind-the-scenes look at how the film was created. You can watch that one here.

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Apple and Others Sign Letter to Support Paris Agreement

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 21:11

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Adobe, and more tech companies have signed a United For The Paris Agreement letter that calls on the U.S. to stay in the international climate change pact.

They argued that the international pact would “strengthen [US] competitiveness” by helping it lead the way in technologies that will usher in an eco-friendly future. It also sets “clear goals” that help with planning and spur innovation, the companies said.

The letter isn’t a binding commitment, and it’s unlikely to persuade a White House that has both ignored and tried to censor climate science. Nonetheless, it makes clear where numerous companies stand…

In the meantime we can educate people to accept scientific facts and not treat climate change as a hoax or political issue.

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Facebook Begins Rollout of New Photo Transfer Tool

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:56

Facebook announced that it is rolling a new tool that allows users to transfer their photos from the social network to other services.

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The 2020 Limited Edition Mac Bundle with Parallels, iMazing, TextExpander, More: $36

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:34

We have a great bundle of Mac apps for you called the 2020 Limited Edition Mac Bundle, and we have a time-limited coupon code, too. This bundle has 13 Mac apps, including Parallels, iMazing, and TextExpander. You’ll also find PDF Expert, Windscribe VPN Pro, RapidWeaver 8, Disk Drill Pro, Aurora HDR 2019, and more. This bundle is $59.99 through our deal, but coupon code CMSAVE40 brings it down to $36. But note that this coupon code expires at 12/3 11:59 PM EST, so if you want it, grab it.

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With A Rusty Spork – TMO Daily Observations 2019-12-02

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:22

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the latest “predictions” about Apple products, and tracking holiday packages.

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How to Track Christmas Packages With USPS in 2019

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:00

Christmas is just around the corner, and you might be wondering how to track Christmas packages that arrive via USPS. Here’s how.

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Here’s How to Track UPS Packages in 2019

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:56

We’ve covered all of the other popular package services, now we’ll show you where you can track UPS packages.

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Prepare for the Holidays With DHL Package Tracking in 2019

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:54

Here’s how to prepare for the holidays with DHL package tracking.

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Use FedEx Package Tracking For Christmas Gifts in 2019

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:45

Use FedEx package tracking for your Christmas gifts. It’s easy to use and a convenient tool. You can also sign up for FedEx Delivery Manager.

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Flash Deal: Get $10 off a $50 iTunes Gift Card on Amazon

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:41

Amazon is offering a US$50 iTunes gift card for US$40. But you have to buy one in the next 90 minutes because it’s a Lightning Deal.

One card, millions of ways to enjoy it. Use the App Store & iTunes Gift Card to get apps, games, music, movies and TV shows. Available in a variety of denominations – spend it on in-app content, books, TV show subscriptions or even iCloud storage to secure files from all your Apple devices.

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EU Antitrust Regulators Investigating Google

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 18:27

The EU Commission is investigating how Google collects data. Reuters confirmed a story on Monday it originally ran on Friday, demonstrating the 27-nation bloc’s increasing focus on so-called Big Tech.

The EU executive said it was seeking information on how and why Alphabet unit Google is collecting data, confirming a Reuters story on Friday. “The Commission has sent out questionnaires as part of a preliminary investigation into Google’s practices relating to Google’s collection and use of data. The preliminary investigation is ongoing,” the EU regulator told Reuters in an email. A document seen by Reuters shows the EU’s focus is on data related to local search services, online advertising, online ad targeting services, login services, web browsers and others.

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Ming-Chi Kuo’s Latest iPad Pro and MacBook Pro Predictions

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 18:01

High-profile analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in his latest note that Apple will release a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and upgraded 16-inch MacBook Pro towards the end of next year. MacRumors rounded up his latest predictions.

Apple is planning four to six products with mini-LED displays over the next two to three years, including a high-end 12.9-inch iPad Pro with an A14X chip in the third quarter of 2020 and a refreshed 16-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note with TF International Securities today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said the mini-LED displays will “significantly improve productivity and the entertainment experience” without elaborating.

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The Morning Show Episode Seven Review: ‘Quick and Painful’

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 17:10

The Morning Show team returns to New York after covering the wildfires in LA, but it’s not all that good to be home for America’s family.

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Geeky Cyber Monday Savings: Sonos, Default Folder, MailSuite, and More

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 16:02

We geeks love both our gadgets and our apps that help us use them. And for this particular geek, well, I have some favorites. Lucky for us all, some of those favorites are offering sales for Cyber Monday 2019, and I wanted to make sure you were aware.

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