From @macrumors

  • Popular Date-Based Note Taking App Agenda Expands to iOS

    Date-based note taking app Agenda, which we covered in one of our recent lists of top macOS apps, is expanding to iOS devices on May 29 and can be pre-ordered now.

    Unlike other note taking apps on the market, Agenda's date-focused structure makes it ideal for project planning purposes because you can see a total picture of everything you've worked on and everything you need to do. There's a timeline organizational system for keeping track of progress on a project by date, with the option to...


  • Tips and Tricks for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

    With the 2016 MacBook Pro, Apple introduced an all-new design that incorporates a Touch Bar, a small touch-sensitive OLED display that offers up contextual controls depending on what you're doing on your Mac.

    Though the Touch Bar has been available, in our experience, many Mac owners don't take advantage of it, so in our latest YouTube video, we thought we'd share a few tips and tricks that might make the Touch Bar more appealing.

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  • Apple Confirms June 4 WWDC Keynote Will Be Live Streamed

    Apple today added a new events page to its main website, confirming that the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on June 4 will be live streamed and available to watch on the Apple website, through the WWDC app, and through the events app on the Apple TV.

    Apple previously made it clear that the entire conference would be live streamed through the Developer website and in the WWDC app, but the new event page clarifies that the keynote will be available for all to watch even...


  • iOS 12 Wishlist: Features MacRumors Readers Hope to See in the Next Version of iOS

    Apple plans to introduce the next-generation version of iOS, iOS 12, on June 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Rumors have suggested this is going to be a bug fix and performance improvement update, with Apple delaying some features until iOS 13 to focus on these internal changes.

    There are, however, rumors that we may see updates that include cross-platform apps for Mac and iOS devices, new Animoji, Animoji support for FaceTime, updated parental controls, and an enhanced version of...


  • Graphic Designer Envisions Apple Music With Simpler UI, Music History Stats, Group Playlists, and More

    Graphic designer Álvaro Pabesio shared his vision for an updated, enhanced Apple Music on Behance earlier today, and it's an impressively detailed look at UI tweaks and changes that Apple could make to fix a few user gripes with its streaming music app. As you look at Pabesio's designs, remember that this is a concept and in no way indicates or confirms what we'll see with Apple Music in iOS 12 later this year.

    To start off, Pabesio revamped the Library tab, removing the vertical list for...


  • Deals: eBay 15% Off Memorial Day Coupon, Anker and Koogeek Amazon Sales, and More

    eBay shoppers this week have the chance to save 15 percent off their purchases thanks to the online marketplace's new Memorial Day coupon. While the coupon is limited to certain sellers, it provides savings on select top brands like Apple, DJI, Dyson, and more.

    Similar to some previous eBay coupons, the discount applies to the purchase price (excluding shipping, handling, and taxes) of an order priced at $50 or more, and the code can only be used once within a single transaction. Likewise,...


  • 'Once Upon a Time' Co-Creators to Work on Apple's 'Amazing Stories' Reboot

    One of Apple's upcoming original television shows is a reboot of Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories," a science fiction and horror series that originally ran from 1985 to 1987.

    For the new version of "Amazing Stories," Apple has inked a deal with "Once Upon a Time" co-creators Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, who are set to serve as executive producers and show runners on the series.

    Horowitz and Kitsis are joining "Amazing Stories" following the February departure of Bryan Fuller, the...


  • Apple Sends Media Invites for WWDC Keynote on June 4

    Apple today sent press invites to a variety of news and media sites for the upcoming 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference, confirming the company's plans to hold a keynote event on Monday, June 4 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. MacRumors will be in attendance at the keynote.

    It is tradition for Apple to hold a keynote event on the first day of the Worldwide Developers Conference to introduce new software and hardware products. This year, we expect to see new versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS, and...


  • Belkin Launching Lightning to 3.5mm Audio Cable for iPhones

    Belkin today introduced a certified Lightning to 3.5mm audio cable, and announced that pre-orders will begin on its website today.

    The cable has a male Lightning connector on one end and a 3.5mm output on the other, allowing iPhone models that lack a headphone jack to be connected to a car stereo via the AUX port without the need for any adapters.

    The cable can also be used to connect an iPhone to other products with 3.5mm inputs, ranging from home speaker systems to over-ear headphones....


  • Instagram Announces Mute Feature So You Can Hide Posts Without Unfollowing People

    Instagram today announced the ability for you to mute accounts in your feed, so that you can hide posts from people or brands you may not want to see anymore without needing to unfollow them completely. Instagram says that the change is another update to make your feed "even more personalized to what matters to you."

    Account muting will be in the ellipsis menu at the top right of each post, and you can choose to "Mute Posts" or "Mute Posts and Story," to also prevent that account's stories...


  • Legrand Launches Wall-Mounted, Qi-Certified Wireless Charger Compatible With Latest iPhones

    Legrand today introduced a new Radiant wall plate with a Qi-certified wireless charger compatible with the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.

    The wall plate includes a double receptacle on the left side with a built-in USB-A port, and a wireless charging pad with a holder for smartphones on the right side, with an overall 3.1 amps of power for charging capabilities.

    A small LED light at the base of the charger indicates the smartphone's charging status, showing red while charging and...


  • Starbucks' In-Store Mobile Payments Estimated to Be More Popular Than Apple Pay in U.S.

    By the end of 2018, an estimated 23.4 million users in the United States will be paying for their coffees and bakery items at Starbucks using the company's own in-store mobile payment system. The estimate comes from research firm eMarketer (via Recode), which also predicts that Apple Pay will hit 22 million users by the end of the year.

    Starbucks itself says that its mobile order-and-pay system accounted for 12 percent of all U.S. transactions in the quarter that ended April 1, and eMarketer...