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We have a deal for you today on the BACtrack Personal Breathalyzer, which the company says is the smallest police-grade alcohol tester ever created. You can see the results on the built-in OLED screen, or you have them sent to your companion app on iPhone or Android. This...
The number and variety of spaceships from TV and movie science fiction is legion. Here’s a list, from Space.com, of the 25 best, in order. While most are starships, capable of FTL, others are mere spaceships. Which one is your favorite? Did one of your own favs not make the...
The MacBook, introduced in 2015, appeared to leapfrog the venerable MacBook Air. It sported a Retina display and USB-C. Now, it may be a dying breed.
After 13 years with The Mac Observer it’s time for me to hang up my Managing Editor hat and move on to new adventures and experiences.
On Jeff’s final episode, he’s joined by Bryan Chaffin and host Kelly Guimont to chat about Mac App Store category cleanup and USB-C potential on iPad Pros.
On November 6th Apple is replacing the 2018 Midterm Elections channel in the News app with Election Night. The updated channel will offer real time updates, news, infographics, and election results. The switch will happen at 8 PM eastern time, according to TechCrunch. They...
Pokemon on GO’s integration with Apple Health is live. Players can now have the game track all their movements, not just those that happen when it’s open
The latest details of the Apple Heart Study have been revealed by Apple and Stanford University.
The Walmart app received a new function recently: Customers can use the AR scanning tool for product comparisons.
Apple removed several app categories from its Mac App Store, potentially hampering discoverability for users and developers.
Remember at Apple’s keynote where we saw that a company had created a Mac mini server farm? That was MacStadium, and YouTuber Snazzy Labs visited the place. Besides Mac Minis, the company also has racks of the 2013 Mac Pro, and MacStadium recently added some iMac Pros. Since ...
Thasos Group recently captured user location data around a Tesla factory, created a map of it, and sold it to its hedge fund clients.
Global shipment of smartphones tumbled in the third fiscal quarter of 2018, IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows. The firm says 355.2 million units were shipped in total during the quarter, a year-on-year decline of 6%. This fall was in large part down to Samsung,...
Jesus Diaz writes how he replaced his MacBook Pro with a 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and hasn’t looked back since. I’m able to do everything I used to do with my MacBook on my 12.9-inch iPad Pro…If you are thinking that an iPad with a keyboard is a laptop, you are wrong. The iPad...
The BBC Russian Service has learned that at least 81,000 Facebook accounts have been compromised. Private messages have been published online and the perpetrators are trying to sell account login details. Facebook insists that its security has not been comprised and that...
It sounds like you should expect an alert for the challenge on or around November 8.
Smartphone users have long insisted that their device’s battery life is getting worse. Now the Washington Post’s Geoffery A. Fowler, along with colleagues at other tech sites, have found that really is the case. Last year’s top smartphones mostly all out performed this...
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) proposed an early draft of a bill that would create harsher penalties for companies that mishandle customer data. Wyden’s draft proposal, called the Consumer Data Protection Act, would give the FTC more authority and resources to police the use of...
Flickr is a huge platform for photographers and was recently acquired by SmugMug. It will be making changes to the platform and the free tier.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has issued a downgrade its rating of Apple Inc shares following Thursday’s earning call.
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