Apple today shared a new video in its ongoing “Behind the Mac” series that highlights the various ways creators use the Mac for art, education, music making, coding, and more. Today’s video, “Test the Impossible,” is a short 38 second spot that shows brief clips of the Mac being used for various creative pursuits, with a voiceover about what’s possible when you don’t know what’s impossible. You have no idea what you’re…

@philm wrote: Hello community, I am happy to announce another Stable Update. Mostly we have XFCE, Kernels and Haskell updates with this one. Addition of FreeOffice compatible.png760×231 On Manjaro 18.1-rc6 ISOs we ship FreeOffice by default. This is possible since we partnered up with Softmaker. Enjoy the best compability to MS Office! If you like more a spartan version shipping only the desktop environment and systemd tools, please choose our Minimal-ISOs. On…

Following the release of iOS 12.4 on July 22, Apple has stopped signing iOS 12.3.1 and iOS 12.3 the previous versions of iOS that were available to consumers. Apple is also no longer signing iOS 12.3.2, an update exclusive to the iPhone 8 Plus. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 12.4 will no longer be able to downgrade to iOS 12.3, 12.3.1, or 12.3.2. iOS 12.4, available…

The CBS All Access subscription service can now be purchased through the Channels feature in the Apple TV app, following news that it would be launching earlier this week. Apple in March unveiled a redesigned TV app with the “Apple TV Channels” feature, designed to let users sign up for and watch third-party subscription services right in the TV app on iOS and tvOS. CBS All Access was listed as one of…

Verizon today announced that it is rolling out 5G service in select areas of four new cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington, DC. As with the current cities where Verizon is working on 5G (Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Providence), the 5G service is limited in scope and has been made available in “dense, urban areas where people tend to congregate,” such as public parks, monuments, college campuses, and stadiums. Verizon’s…

Apple has moved one of its software executives over to the division developing an augmented reality headset with the intent of bringing “some order” to the team, reports The Information. Kim Vorrath, who has led program management on the software development team for over 15 years, has now moved over to the AR and virtual reality team, headed up by Mike Rockwell. Rockwell oversees close to a dozen people working on AR…

Apple this afternoon sent out emails reminding customers in six U.S. states about upcoming sales tax holidays, which will allow customers in these areas to purchase Macs, iPads, and other products with reduced sales tax or no sales tax. Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Virginia all have sales tax holidays coming up in August, with Apple outlining which products are eligible for the sales tax break in each state….

During today’s earnings call covering the third quarter of 2019, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple wants to continue making the Mac Pro in the United States. Cook made the statement in response to a question about Apple potentially moving Mac Pro production out of the United States due to looming tariffs on components imported from China. There’s been a lot of speculation around the topic of different moves and so…

Thanks to trade-in programs and other promotions, Apple saw significant improvement in iPhone sales in China, Apple CEO Tim Cook said today during today’s earnings call covering the third fiscal quarter of 2019. Cook said that Apple saw “great improvement” in China, returning to growth in constant currency in Greater China with improvements in year-over-year iPhone performance compared to the last two quarters. We’re happy with our performance across the board, including…