Apple’s VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai recently sat down for an interview with MobiHealthNews where she discussed Apple’s health products, the company’s relationship with the FDA, the success of the ECG feature on the Apple Watch, and more. On the topic of Apple’s relationship with the FDA, Desai said that while Apple has a “good” relationship with the FDA, the FDA asked “hard questions” about the ECG feature in the Apple…

Apple maintains a photography tutorial section on its website for those interested in stepping up their iPhone photography, and it’s regularly updated with new videos. Apple also uploads its iPhone tutorial videos to YouTube. Apple this afternoon shared four new videos on YouTube that will eventually be added to the site, covering shooting with light and shadow, shooting using the rule of thirds, trimming video on an iPhone, and shooting a time-lapse…

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Tap to give MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company’s wearable keyboard setups, which Tap believes will be the keyboard of the future. Priced at $199, the Tap is a futuristic keyboard that turns your fingers into the keys, allowing you to type letters, numbers, and symbols with different finger tap combinations. Tap features a series of rings with built-in sensors,…

It’s no secret that Facebook is harvesting incredible amounts of data on all of its users (and some that don’t even use the service), but what may come as a surprise is just how detailed and intimate some of that data is. A report from The Wall Street Journal takes a look at some of the apps on iOS that provide data to Facebook, with that info then used for advertising purposes….

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to deliver Stanford’s 2019 commencement speech on Sunday, June 16, the university announced today. Stanford chose Cook because he has been a “prominent voice on ethics in technologies and businesses,” with insights into the challenges facing corporations and society today. According to Stanford, the issues that Cook has raised “dovetail” with the Stanford “Our Vision” planning process which advocates for research on the social and ethical…

You may or may not know this, but there’s a feature in Safari that’s designed to let you select a portion of text and send it to a friend over Messages using the Share feature in Safari. When researching one of our tips videos, we came across this handy trick, but soon discovered that there’s another aspect to it — one that you can use to create fake website headlines that can…

Apple is planning to ditch Intel and transition to Mac chips starting in 2020, based on multiple rumors we’ve heard in the past from Bloomberg. Axios today confirmed Bloomberg‘s reporting and said that multiple sources have suggested Apple will transition to custom ARM-based chips next year. According to Axios, developers and Intel officials are expecting Apple to begin using ARM-based chips in 2020. The move to ARM-based chips is said to be…

Well-known cable and accessory maker Monoprice today introduced a new sale on Thunderbolt cables, with discounts reaching as much as 35 percent off of original prices during the limited-time event. The retailer offers Thunderbolt cables of various speeds, wattage, and length, affecting the price of each. The cheapest cable in the sale starts at $13.99, down from $19.99 for the 20 Gbps, 60W, 1.0 meter cable, and prices increase from there. Check…

Twitter today launched its Twitter Prototype Program and is accepting applications from people who want to beta test new Twitter features on iOS devices. Twitter’s tests will be done through a new app called Twttr rather than in the existing Twitter app. The first feature Twitter plans to test is a new design for conversations, which will make it easier to follow replies to an initial tweet. Twitter asks beta testing applicants…

Shazam, the song discovery app that’s now owned by Apple, received a minor bug fix update last week, which, according to AppFigures, removes all third-party SDKs. Shazam for iOS is no longer using ad networks, analytics trackers, or open-source utilities that had the potential to provide app usage data to third-party companies. Admob, Bolts, Doubleclick, FB Ads, FB Analytics, FB login, Inmobi, IAS, Moat, and Mopub SDKS were all eliminated in the…