We put iOS the 12 beta on an iPhone 5S: Here’s what happened

From CNET The iOS 12 beta has a boatload of features to grab your attention: Memoji, group FaceTime calls and improved notifications. But one of the most significant changes is performance gains under... Read more »

WWDC 2018: 4 times Apple threw shade at Android and Facebook

From CNET Tim Cook, before his subordinates dropped bombs on Apple’s Silicon Valley rivals. James Martin/CNET Apple may be one of the biggest tech companies in the world, but that doesn’t mean... Read more »

App Store hits 20M registered developers and $100B in revenues, 500M visitors per week – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Microsoft may have just acquired developer’s favorite code respository GitHub, but it is Apple where many of them are making a lot of money at the moment. Today at WWDC,... Read more »

Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is today at 1pm ET/10am PT

From Ars Technica Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10am PDT (1pm EDT, 5pm GMT) on Monday, June 4, 2018, Apple will host its keynote to kick off the 2018 Worldwide Developers... Read more »

Apple HomeKit: Everything you need to know

From CNET “Siri, open my bedroom shades.”  You might not know it, but you’re using Apple HomeKit every time you issue a smart-home-related voice command on your iPhone, HomePod — or other... Read more »

Mac OS 10.14 leak suggests dark mode, Apple News app

From CNET Apple Is the Mac heading to the Dark Side? A new leak suggests that could be the case. Software programmer Steven Troughton-Smith took to Twitter on Saturday to say he’d... Read more »

Memorial Day Sales 2018: Deals on TVs, laptops, and more tech

From Ars Technica Update (5/28/2018 1:45 PM ET): We’ve made one last sweep through our deals list and included new discounts on LG OLED TVs, Tile Bluetooth trackers, Dell monitors, and more.... Read more »

HomePod, Apple’s $349 Siri-enabled speaker, hits in December

From CNET Like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home, Apple’s HomePod is a multitasking voice control assistant. Screenshot by Megan Wollerton/CNET For months we heard rumors of a Siri-powered rival to the Amazon... Read more »

CNET’s live coverage from WWDC 2017 (Podcast Replay)

From CNET Watch CNET Live on Livestream | YouTube | Periscope Listen to CNET’s audio replay of WWDC 2017 Your browser does not support the audio element. CNET’s live coverage from WWDC... Read more »

The iPad mini isn’t receiving any update

From Techcrunch The writing is on the wall. The iPad mini 4 is probably going to be the last iPad mini ever. Apple just announced iPad updates during its WWDC keynote. Both... Read more »