Apple has opened a special online store that offers a 10% discount on all Apple products to current and veteran members of the US military, National Guard, and Reserve, plus their immediate family living in the same household.
Apple and Amazon have signed an agreement that will let Amazon sell Apple products again, but an unanticipated side effect is that Amazon is also banning companies that sell refurbished Apple products without Apple's authorization.
Online backup service Backblaze has released its latest hard drive reliability statistics, showing excellent reliability for new high-capacity drives. If you’re looking for a new drive, you’d do well to buy the drives that have worked well for Backblaze.
A new exemption to the DMCA in the United States let device owners bypass DRM to maintain or repair devices, but actually doing so may prove challenging.
During a speech in Brussels, Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated Apple’s strong privacy stance and advocated for GDPR-like laws both in the United States and around the world.
The Music Modernization Act just signed into US law brings consistency to the rights of musicians and songwriters. More musicians will be paid, especially those who recorded songs decades ago or longer.
Europeans have been able to download all of their Apple data for a few months, and now US residents can do the same.
If you’ve had your head in the sand about the impending discontinuation of CrashPlan for Home, today is the day your backups will stop working and all your CrashPlan Central data will be deleted.
Apple is having another special event at the end of October. Josh Centers ponders what Apple might unveil. New Macs? New iPads? An autonomous flying car? OK, maybe not that last one.
If you’re jonesing for major operating system upgrades for your Apple devices, you don’t have long to wait. iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 ship on September 17th, with macOS 10.14 Mojave to follow a week later on September 24th. Read on for our advice on when to install.
Twitter has once again crippled third-party clients in its ongoing campaign to slowly drain the life out of them, this time removing major features.
France has officially banned the use of smartphones, tablets, computers, and more in schools for students under the age of 15. In reality, the law is more about sending a public health message than actually separating kids from electronics during school.
As of 1 October 2018, Apple will stop paying affiliate fees on apps purchased through recommendation links. It’s a small-minded, unpleasant move that can’t benefit Apple in any significant way but will hurt many small publishers, although TidBITS won’t be affected.
Social news site Reddit has announced a relatively minor data theft that’s a good reminder to change old passwords, turn on two-factor authentication, and delete any Reddit content you don’t want linked to your email address.
Apple has brought more companies to its Business Chat service, which enables users to get customer support from participating firms right in Messages.