Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I/O 2022

Google took the stage at this year’s I/O event for about two hours, announcing new and exciting products like Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and the Pixel Watch. While hardware tends to steal the show at these events, the team certainly didn’t gloss over Android: between fresh Android 13 features and general Android updates, Google had … Read more

New Apple Leak Doubles Down On iPhone 14 Design Shock

05/09 Update below. This post was originally published on May 7 Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro plans are daring but it is arguably the company’s refusal to make any meaningful changes to the standard iPhone 14 models which is where the real shock lies. And that just got worse… Following eye opening reports in February that … Read more

Apple Mail Now Blocks Email Tracking. Here’s What It Means for You

Nothing makes you more paranoid about privacy than working in a marketing department. Trust me on this. For example, did you know that marketers track every time you open an email newsletter—and where you were when you did it? Apple caused a small panic among marketers in September 2021 by effectively making this tracking impossible … Read more

Apple Mail Now Blocks Email Tracking. Here’s What It Means for You

Nothing makes you more paranoid about privacy than working in a marketing department. Trust me on this. For example, did you know that marketers track every time you open an email newsletter—and where you were when you did it? Apple caused a small panic among marketers in September 2021 by effectively making this tracking impossible … Read more

Apple’s Director of Machine Learning Resigns Due to Return to Office Work

Apple’s director of machine learning, Ian Goodfellow, has resigned from his role a little over four years after he joined the company after previously being one of Google’s top AI employees, according to The Verges Zoe Schiffer. Goodfellow reportedly broke the news to staff in an email, saying his resignation is in part due to … Read more

Apple workers in Shanghai riot over COVID restrictions

Factory workers at a Shanghai facility that makes Apple products rioted on Thursday, clashing with guards in hazmat suits and jumping across security barriers in an apparent mutiny against strict coronavirus restrictions, dramatic social media video shows. The news comes more than a month into a citywide lockdown in Shanghai that has seen desperate residents … Read more

Apple Gifts Mac Studio, Studio Display, and More to Aspiring Videographers

Apple recently teamed up with YouTuber Jared Polin to offer a “dream studio” to a young, aspiring photographer and videographer named Cam Blumberg. Polin, who runs the photography website From Knows Photocaptured the touching moment on video. Polin invited Blumberg to his studio for a supposed tour, but he ended up surprising him with a … Read more

How to Record Video When Protesting, Pulled Over, or in Danger

There are numerous situations where you might want to quickly record a video on your phone without it actually looking like you’re recording a video on your phone, whether you’re looking to stay safe in a vulnerable situation, protesting in a country that doesn’t necessarily want to see anyone protesting, or keeping law enforcement accountable. … Read more

Apple iPad Patent Shows Microsoft Surface Pro-Like Keyboard

photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo When Apple released the Magic Keyboard, it essentially gave iPad owners the ability to transform their tablet into a laptop. At least, from a hardware perspective. It’s not an ideal solution, though. The accessory is heavy, it doesn’t let you use the iPad as a standalone tablet, and viewing angles are limited. … Read more