Apple is not moving forward with “Bastards,” a show based on an Israeli mini-series that was set to star Richard Gere, reports Variety. Apple acquired the rights to the series, described as a violent and mature drama, last year. Apple outbid Showtime, FX, and Amazon for the show, and gave it a straight to series order. Image Credit: Rex Features The Israeli version of the show (called “Nevelot,” which is “Bastards” in…

An iOS App Store weather app called “UVLens” this morning sent out highly inappropriate pornographic notifications to all of its users, suggesting the app may have been hacked or otherwise compromised in some way. There are dozens of complaints from users on Twitter who received the notification, which was in no way weather related and was explicit enough to shock users who received it. UVLens is a simple app designed to provide…

@philm wrote: Hello community, I am happy to announce another Unstable Update. Mostly we have Systemd 243.0, Firefox and warzone2100 updates with this one. Update news This update holds the following changes: Manjaro 18.1-rc9 (rev2) got released. Please test and give us feedback, as we hope to have fixed the mhwd issues. systemd is now at 243.0 warzone2100 is now at 3.3 Firefox got updated to 69.0 Latest efforts by KDE can…

@philm wrote: Hello community, I am happy to announce another Testing Update. Mostly we have Manjaro 18.1-rc9 (rev2), Palemoon and Calamares updates with this one. Update news This update holds the following changes: Manjaro 18.1-rc9 (rev2) got released. Please test and give us feedback, as we hope to have fixed the mhwd issues. Palemoon is now at 28.7.0 KDE-dev package updates to reflect the lates changes made by the KDE Dev-Team. Fixes…

@jonathon wrote: I have built and pushed Firefox 69.0 to the following branches: stable (-0) testing (-0.1) unstable (-0.1) Superceded by 69.0-1   x32-stable (-0) x32-testing (-0.1) x32-unstable (-0.1) As is always the case for a short-turnaround update, this package has had only minimal testing. Release notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/69.0/releasenotes/ Security advisory: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-25/ Overlay packaging files: https://gitlab.manjaro.org/security-overlay/firefox Working OK? 69.0-0 (stable) is fine 69.0-0 (stable) has an issue (post) 69.0-0.1 (testing, unstable) is fine…

A new Geekbench result posted this evening purportedly reveals performance data for the next-generation iPhone XR set to debut at next week’s media event. The result, spotted by forum member EugW, lists a model number of “iPhone12,1” running iOS 13.1 with a motherboard identifier of N104AP. Back in May, Bloomberg reported that the next-generation iPhone XR was internally codenamed N104, while 9to5Mac reported in July that the device would carry the model…

Over the past few days, MacRumors has published several details about Apple’s upcoming Tile competitor and its development of an augmented reality headset after receiving an internal build of iOS 13 from a source. Digging further into the code, we have come across several other tidbits of information related to the Apple Watch and iPhone. First, it appears Apple is working on a new Schooltime feature for the Apple Watch, which is…

Today is Labor Day in the United States, and a number of retailers have introduced deals on Apple products and related accessories. In this article we’ve rounded up some of the best Labor Day deals for Apple fans, including discounts on the Apple Watch Series 4, charging accessories, HomeKit devices, and more. Most of the bargains will expire later tonight. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When…

Apple has been working with Burberry on a new chat service called “R Message” that integrates with the luxury fashion retailer’s internal iOS app and allows store associates to directly communicate with customers. Vogue Business reports that the service, now being piloted, will be invitation-only and is designed to enable staff to chat with “high-value” clients via Burberry’s internal app, known as “R World.” The idea is that R Message will essentially…

@jonathon wrote: I have built and pushed Firefox 69.0 to the following branches: stable (-0) testing (-0.1) unstable (-0.1)   x32-stable (-0) x32-testing (-0.1) x32-unstable (-0.1) As is always the case for a short-turnaround update, this package has had only minimal testing. Release notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/69.0/releasenotes/Security advisory: https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2019-?? Overlay packaging files: https://gitlab.manjaro.org/security-overlay/firefox Working OK? 69.0-0 (stable) is fine 69.0-0 (stable) has an issue (post) 69.0-0.1 (testing, unstable) is fine 69.0-0.1 (testing, unstable) has…