iOS 14: All the New Features With Guides and How Tos

Over the course of the iOS 14 beta test, we here at MacRumors have been putting together in-depth feature guides, tutorial videos, and how tos on the new features in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 updates. Many of our MacRumors readers have likely been running the betas for...

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores on Sunday

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores starting on Sunday, September 20th, the US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced. The Chinese-owned apps from Tencent and ByteDance will not only be banned from the iOS App Store and Google’s Play Store, but...

What does the orange dot on my iPhone mean?

(NEXSTAR) — Apple unveiled several new products earlier this week and rolled out iOS 14 for existing devices. However, one new iOS 14 feature is confusing some users. What does the orange dot mean? A new security feature included in iOS 14 will display an orange dot...

Apple AR research encompasses so much more than entertainment

A series of patent applications show that Apple is focused on how users can work in an augmented reality or virtual environment, with the company working on practical sides of how to make that space feel more real. Maybe we’ll get goggles first, or maybe...

Apple’s new tvOS 14 is now available for Apple TV

The newly updated tvOS 14 has just released, bringing with it the usual slate of bug fixes, as well as several new features, many of which had been disclosed during Apple’s June WWDC event. Perhaps the most hotly anticipated feature is the Home App, which has...

Hear Steve Jobs demo his NeXT computer in 1988

An audio recording of Steve Jobs revealing the NeXT computer shortly after its official launch has been released in full. On November 30, 1988, Steve Jobs gave one of the first public demonstrations of the then brand-new NeXT Computer to the Boston Computer Society....

Oculus Quest 2 review: The $299 VR headset to rule them all

For those who prefer the original Quest’s stiffer headstrap, Oculus will offer an “elite” upgrade for the new headset. You can also grab a battery pack for the back of that strap, which will act as a counterweight and double your playtime. I...

A Walking Robot with A Single Servo

We’ve all been there — you see somebody do something cool on YouTube and you just have to give it a go. For [lonesoulsurfer], the drop-everything-and-build happened to be a little four-legged walker robot that runs on a single servo. Though it may be simple, there...

What Apple Didn’t Announce Yesterday: The Apple Face Mask

Yesterday Apple held a virtual press event announcing new iPads and Apple Watches, ho hum. Of far greater interest to us was a new object they designed that did not make the announcement: The Apple Face Mask. Image credit: Mark Gurman Image credit: Mark Gurman Image...

How to watch Connect, Facebook and Oculus’ big AR/VR event

Oculus The seventh annual Facebook Connect virtual and augmented reality conference, formerly known as Oculus Connect, is being streamed online today. Facebook is expected to announce a new Oculus Quest VR headset, which has been widely leaked over the past few...

Here’s everything Apple announced at its ‘Time Flies’ event

Apple didn’t announce any new iPhones at its latest keynote but it still had plenty of new devices to share, including two new Watch models, and an iPad Air that features a new design. The company also detailed its new Apple One subscription bundles and Fitness+...

Facebook leaks its Oculus Quest 2 standalone VR headset

Facebook appears to have leaked its all-in-one Oculus Quest 2 headset, with the company boasting that it will be “our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet” (via Aiman Farooq). According to several videos leaked on Facebook Blueprint, the headset...

Apple Introduces New ‘Solo Loop’ Apple Watch Band Style

At the Apple Event today, Apple announced a new "Solo Loop" band style for the Apple Watch. This band doesn’t have any clasp or buckle, and is made out of one continuous piece of silicone. To put it on and take it off, you’ll just stretch it a...