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Spotify, Stop Screwing Us on the Apple Watch Spotify, Stop Screwing Us on the Apple Watch

Spotify’s long-awaited Apple Watch app is already in the hands of beta testers, according to a Reddit post and some screenshots uploaded to Imgur today. Spotify’s online forums have been bombarded with requests for Apple Watch support for years, but until today it’s never seemed like the integration ever had much…

Here's All the Stuff Apple Announced Today Here's All the Stuff Apple Announced Today

Apple’s second launch event this fall brought with it few surprises, with no talk of that long-awaited Mac Pro revamp, nor an overdue update on whatever the hell is happening with AirPower. But many of the rumors did pan out today as Apple breathed new life into its outdated Mac Mini and brought Face ID to the iPad Pro

Apple Brings Mac Mini Back From the Dead Apple Brings Mac Mini Back From the Dead

Apple’s little desktop PC is no longer just a punchline. Today the company took the wraps off a revamped Mac Mini, replacing its underpowered parts with new, 8th generation Intel quad- and 6-core processors options, up to 64GB of memory, up to a 2TB SSD, a T2 security chip, 10GB ethernet, and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.…

Twitter Says Bug Left Some Tweets Searchable by Location Even After That Data Was Deleted Twitter Says Bug Left Some Tweets Searchable by Location Even After That Data Was Deleted

Earlier this month, Twitter says, it found a bug that left some tweets publicly searchable by location after users had opted to delete that info with Twitter’s privacy tools. The tweets remained in Twitter’s location-based search results “for up to seven days,” the company said, before it resolved the problem on…

Facebook Is Finally Adding a Dark Mode to Messenger Facebook Is Finally Adding a Dark Mode to Messenger

At least one Facebook app will soon be bathed in the shadowy beauty that is dark mode, that coveted color scheme where the background is black and my eyes aren’t so angry.

Fitbit's Charge 3 Perfects the Casual Fitness Tracker Fitbit's Charge 3 Perfects the Casual Fitness Tracker

Fitbit makes tons of things—from scales and smartwatches to wireless headphones—but mostly, Fitbit makes fitness trackers. It’s sold tens of millions of them, and it keeps releasing new ones even as interest in its trackers declines. Just this month, Fitbit upgraded its most popular fitness tracker line ever, the…

Here's All the New Stuff Google Announced Today Here's All the New Stuff Google Announced Today

Google’s attempt at a splashy Pixel 3 launch event today may have been dulled by some of the most expansive product leaks in recent memory, but luckily the company had a bit more to talk about than a couple of iterative smartphone updates. Here’s a rundown of everything Google announced today, as well as some of the…

You Can Now Download a Fix for the iPhone XS' Biggest Problems (So Far) You Can Now Download a Fix for the iPhone XS' Biggest Problems (So Far)

If you bought a new iPhone this fall, we have some good news to share: Apple pushed out an update to all users today that fixes two of the more frustrating issues that have plagued iPhone XS and XS Max owners. If you’ve encountered charging or connectivity issues, you’ll want to update your iPhone to iOS 12.0.1 now.

iPhone XS Chargegate Fix Is Apparently on the Way iPhone XS Chargegate Fix Is Apparently on the Way

One of the biggest complaints about Apple’s fancy new iPhone XS appears to now be solved thanks to the latest iOS 12 beta update.

When They Inevitably Screw Up Instagram, You Can Blame This Guy When They Inevitably Screw Up Instagram, You Can Blame This Guy

Instagram’s co-founders are getting replaced by this guy.

Withings Is Back With an Activity Tracker I Don't Mind Wearing All the Time Withings Is Back With an Activity Tracker I Don't Mind Wearing All the Time

Most fitness trackers are still butt-ugly. But Withings, fresh from its split with Nokia, is back to remind us that it doesn’t have to be this way.

Enjoy the Sweet Freedom of Spotify's Family Plan While It Lasts Enjoy the Sweet Freedom of Spotify's Family Plan While It Lasts

If you’re saving a few bucks with a Spotify family plan without following the company’s one-household rule, be sure to take advantage of it while you still can. Spotify may come knocking for your “GPS data” to confirm you are indeed following the rules, or else “you may lose access to the plan,” according to two…

Path, the Doomed Social Network With One Great Idea, Is Finally Shutting Down Path, the Doomed Social Network With One Great Idea, Is Finally Shutting Down

For a brief moment, back in the early 2010s, Path flourished. The more personal, more private social network was once reportedly valued at $500 million, but after years of irrelevance, it’s shutting down next month. Path unequivocally failed, but I can’t help but wonder what would happen if we gave its original…

Apple Magically Makes the Notch Disappear Apple Magically Makes the Notch Disappear

If you’re planning to buy one of the new iPhones Apple just announced, you should know something by now: It will have a notch.

YouTube Kids Is Getting Some Totally Sensible Parental Controls YouTube Kids Is Getting Some Totally Sensible Parental Controls

Like AOL Kids before it, the YouTube Kids app never really seemed to live up to its kid-friendly potential. Since it came out in 2015 to make browsing online videos “safer and simpler for kids,” the service has gotten a good bit of shit for both its ads and all the weird stuff its algorithms let through—like that…

Apple's Totally Being a Dick About the Dongle Apple's Totally Being a Dick About the Dongle

The hell, Apple? For the first time since the iPhone maker prematurely killed the classic headphone jack, Apple revealed on its website that it’s going to stop handing out those annoying little dongles for free.

When You Can Get All the Shit Apple Just Announced When You Can Get All the Shit Apple Just Announced

Apple’s keynote came and went today, confirming the rumors that we’ve got three new iPhones and two new Apple Watches on the way. But just because Apple made it official doesn’t mean that everything will be available right away. Here’s a rundown of when everything is actually going to land in people’s hands, from iOS…

Apple iPhone XR: The Cheaper iPhone That Might Be a Better Deal Apple iPhone XR: The Cheaper iPhone That Might Be a Better Deal

Apple’s iPhone XR is real. All that speculation about a new, “cheap” iPhone can finally come to an end.

The Tor Web Browser Officially Lands on Android in Alpha The Tor Web Browser Officially Lands on Android in Alpha

At long last, the Tor Project is releasing an official web browser for Android users. The new Android app is available now as an alpha release in Google’s Play Store and on the experimental releases section of the Project’s download page.

Apple’s Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak Apple’s Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak

It looks like the latest gadgets to leak early this year belong to none other than Apple.

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