LinkShare_468x60v1

 

How to Customize File and Folder Icons on Your Mac

This article shows you how to change the icon of any file or folder on your Mac. Apart from adding a bit of personal style to your desktop, there are good practical reasons why you might want to do so. For example, perhaps you've dragged some folders to your Dock so that you can easily drop items into them, but you don't want to have to keep … [Read more...]

Withings Announces ‘Pulse HR’ Fitness Tracker With 20-Day Battery Life

Withings today announced the Pulse HR, the first all-new addition to its health and fitness tracker range since the French company relaunched two months ago. Reviving the classic design of Withings Pulse – the first tracker Withings ever launched in 2013 – Pulse HR matches an OLED display in stainless steel casing with a silicone wristband that … [Read more...]

LG Display to Supply Apple With 400,000 OLED iPhone Panels By End of Year

iphonexsmaxfront-800x457

Apple has contracted LG Display to begin production of OLED panels for iPhones. According to ETNews, the display panels will be produced at LG's E6 production line in Paju, with shipping to begin next month. LG will supply approximately 400,000 OLED panels to Apple before the end of the year, with the cost of each unit expected to be around … [Read more...]

How to Let a Contact Bypass iOS 12’s Do Not Disturb Mode Without Adding Them to Your Favorites List

In iOS 12, Do Not Disturb mode conveniently allows you to silence all calls, alerts, and notifications on iPhone or iPad for a given period and reduce the potential for unnecessary distractions. Aside from new time-limited options in iOS 12's Control Center, Do Not Disturb can be turned on and scheduled ahead of time by going to Settings -> Do … [Read more...]

Tim Cook Calls for US Privacy Law to Protect Citizens From Growing ‘Data Industrial Complex’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for a tough new U.S. data protection law to protect user privacy rights in the face of a growing "data industrial complex," in a passionately delivered speech in Europe. Cook argued for the law during a keynote speech given today at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners … [Read more...]

Apple Registers Several New Mac Models in Eurasia Ahead of October 30 Event

Apple has registered new Macs with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) this week, indicating that new models and refreshes could be just around the corner. The filings, discovered by MySmartPrice and French website Consomac, are legally required for any devices with encryption sold in Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia. … [Read more...]

How to Use Text Clippings in macOS

In macOS, a Text Clipping is a selection of text that you've dragged from an application to another location on your Mac, where it becomes a unique kind of standalone file. The relatively little-known feature has been around since Mac OS 9, and it offers a convenient way to save out pieces of text from pretty much anywhere for later use in … [Read more...]

Chrome 70 Will Allow Users to Opt-out of Controversial Automatic Sign-in Feature

Google_Chrome_Material_Icon-450x450-250x250

Google says it is willing to make changes to its new Chrome auto-login feature, following heavy criticism from privacy-conscious users. In previous versions of the browser, it was left up to the user whether they wanted to log in to Chrome while they used the app. However in Chrome 69, released earlier this month, if you sign in to a Google … [Read more...]

Apple Removes Questionable Web Links From Siri Suggestions

safari-icon-250x250

Apple has removed a number of results from Siri Suggested Websites after BuzzFeed highlighted several examples of the feature offering up "debunked conspiracies, shock videos, and false information." Siri Suggested Websites is an optional feature in Safari that serves up auto-completed suggestions based on what the user starts typing into the … [Read more...]

Report Reveals Apple News Brings Publishers Much Higher Traffic But a Lot Less Ad Revenue

apple-news-midterm-elections-2018-800x725

An extensive new report by Slate has revealed the challenges publishers are facing when it comes to profiting from Apple News despite the platform's growing readership. According to the report, page views on Apple News have roughly tripled since September 2017, and the app has now surpassed Facebook as a driver of readership. Unlike Google … [Read more...]

Security Researcher Shows How Remote macOS Exploit Hoodwinks Safari Users With Custom URL Schemes

malicious-attack-safari-800x545

A security researcher has demonstrated how macOS users are vulnerable to remote infection through a malicious exploit involving the "Do you want to allow..." popup that can be encountered when visiting websites in Safari. In a lengthy breakdown, Patrick Wardle explains how the exploit utilizes document handlers, which request permission to open … [Read more...]

Evernote Slashes Premium Subscription Rate Amid Reports of Company ‘Death Spiral’

Productivity app Evernote has slashed its premium subscription rates amid reports of a flurry of key staff departures at the startup. An annual membership for the productivity suite now costs $42, down from $70, provided customers pay the fee in one lump sum. Monthly premium subscriptions remain at $7.99 per month (almost $100 … [Read more...]

Google Maps App Updated With New Events Section and Elevation Data for Walking and Cycling Routes

Google Maps received an update today that introduces a couple of potentially useful new features, including a new section that lists notable events happening nearby. The new Events section lives at the bottom of the Explore tab, where users can find a variety of things listed depending on what's going on in their location. Google says … [Read more...]

Classic Strategy Game ‘Rome: Total War’ Coming to iPhone on August 23

Feral has announced that the iPhone version of ROME: Total War will be released on August 23. The acclaimed historical strategy game made its way to iPad in November 2016, and has since been redesigned for an even more mobile experience. ROME: Total War on iPhoneROME: Total War seamlessly blends conquest and politics on a massive scale as it … [Read more...]

How to Use Password AutoFill on Apple TV and tvOS 12

Signing into apps and services on Apple TV can be frustrating when you're shuttling between characters on the onscreen keyboard, or barking out letters and numbers at your Siri Remote. To make entering login credentials easier, Apple introduced continuity keyboard, an iOS feature that allows users to enter text on their Apple TV using their iPhone … [Read more...]

Instagram to Offer ‘Time Spent’ Usage Insights to Promote Healthy Online Habits

instagramlogo-250x250

Instagram is developing a Usage Insights feature for its social media platform that will let users know how much time they're spending in the app. TechCrunch on Tuesday highlighted code buried in the Android version of Instagram that reveals the new time management controls headed for the app, and Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has since confirmed … [Read more...]

Affiliate Marketing Website Design