WhatsApp today implemented new restrictions on the mass forwarding of messages in an effort to slow the spread of misinformation on the chat platform.
The new limits on bulk forwarding mean if a.. MacRumours.com - Published
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday announced the company will donate $10 million to the "One World: Together at Home" benefit, a COVID-19 fundraiser organized by Global Citizen and the World Health.. AppleInsider - Published
Lady Gaga has teamed up with the World Health Organization and Global Citizen for a "One World: Together At Home" special to raise money to battle the ongoing pandemic, and Apple is donating money to.. MacRumours.com - Published
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have teamed up to create a "One World: Together at Home" global special to support the fight against COVID-19.
The special is set to be broadcast live.. MacRumours.com - Published
COVID-19 researchers have a new source of distributed computing power: crowdsourcing. Usually crowdsourcing involves information or opinion gathering, but in this case it involves computing power. By.. TechNewsWorld - Published Also reported by •MacNewsWorld •Linux Insider
Open Source software, once the scorn of Microsoft and profit-seeking software developers, is playing an active role in efforts to combat COVID-19's spread. Several open source projects are assisting.. TechNewsWorld - Published Also reported by •MacNewsWorld •Linux Insider
A new MakuluLinux LinDoz release is pending last-minute finishing touches and is perhaps days away, according to developer Jacque Montague Raymer. It is designed to make using Linux easier than ever... Linux Insider - Published
Apple, along with a slew of major media platforms, will later this month air "One World: Together At Home," a special broadcast featuring celebrities and musical performances in support of COVID-19.. AppleInsider - Published
A class action lawsuit filed on Monday suggests Apple intentionally misled customers by failing to disclose design and performance differences between the "inferior" 2x2 MIMO antenna array in iPhone XR.. AppleInsider - Published
Rubén Caballero, a hardware engineering executive at Apple who worked with suppliers on modem hardware, has taken on a new role at Microsoft, reports Bloomberg.
At Microsoft, Caballero is serving as.. MacRumours.com - Published
Former Apple executive Ruben Caballero, who previously led the iPhone maker's 5G modem initiative, was picked up by Microsoft in March to work on emerging products like its HoloLens mixed reality.. AppleInsider - Published
CBS drama series "All Rise" will return May 4 with a virtual episode recorded using FaceTime, Zoom and other video conferencing apps, a reflection of the daily lives of those who are working from home.. AppleInsider - Published
Many television shows and movies have paused filming at the current time as people practice social distancing, which has delayed new movies and television content. One CBS drama series, "All Rise," has.. MacRumours.com - Published
Apple is planning to acquire California-based virtual reality company NextVR in a deal said to be worth $100 million, 9to5Mac reported over the weekend.
NextVR is a company that melds virtual reality.. MacRumours.com - Published
People don't trust their governments for a good reason. Governments lie to them regularly. In the ongoing COVID-19 event, we in the U.S. initially were told that there was little risk. The first 15.. MacNewsWorld - Published Also reported by •TechNewsWorld
More than ever before, Apple's iPad Pro and MacBook Air are competitors as hardware and software advances. AppleInsider pits them against one another to highlight the biggest differences to see which.. AppleInsider - Published
WWDC may be in limbo due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that’s not stopping the release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. Apple is hard at work on the next update for the iPhone and iPad, and details are.. Macworld - Published
In this practical book subtitled "In-Depth Advice for Tuning and Programming Java 8, 11, and Beyond", author Scott Oaks takes the approach that anyone who works with Java should be adept at.. I Programmer - Published
Reports about what will be in the 2020 iPhones are hitting the wire. We’ve compiled the most notable ones here, but take these with a big grain of salt. Even if these reports are accurate.. Macworld - Published
The MacBook Pro is Apple’s top-of-the-line laptop. It offers top-notch performance for demanding users who need processing power and are willing to spend top dollar for it. Learn more about the.. Macworld - Published
A sizeable number of Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4, released a few weeks ago.
The crashing issue appears to be most prominent.. MacRumours.com - Published
Apple Watch inventory may be scarce at some retailers, but the deals aren't stopping this April. Shoppers can grab cash savings on Apple Watch Series 5 and Series 4 devices, with discounts of up to.. AppleInsider - Published
Quibi officially launched on Monday, with the mobile-oriented streaming video service offering short-form content to users in a bid to differentiate itself within a highly-crowded marketplace. AppleInsider - Published
If you've been stuck at home with plenty of free time lately, there's probably an app for that. Finding things to do online while social distancing doesn't cost that much money, and it can even be.. AppleInsider - Published