Report: Google’s money was “key” factor in Apple rejecting Bing purchase

Microsoft had also considered a large Apple investment in 2016 to boost Bing. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) A few years before Microsoft went all-in on a ChatGPT-powered Bing search engine, the company had another idea.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 29th, 2023

Apple confirms that it shut down Beeper Mini’s iMessage for Android, and will continue to

On Friday afternoon, Beeper Mini on Android stopped working and Apple confirmed today that it “took steps to protect our........»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Climate "tipping points" can be positive too—our report sets out how to engineer a domino effect of rapid changes

A young boy is forced to sit at a dinner table with grown-ups talking endlessly about grown-up stuff. He's bored. He finds it hard at first, to push with his feet against the table frame, tip his chair onto its back legs, and straighten his legs. But.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple has a chance to fix Mac gaming for good in 2024

Mac gaming has come on leaps and bounds in 2023, but there’s still work to do. If Apple is going to fix it, there’s one massive thing it needs to do next year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 5 min. ago

Daily deals Dec. 9: $699 Apple Watch Ultra 2, Magic Keyboard Folio for iPad $85, 45% off Google Pixel 7 Pro, more

Today's hottest deals include 30% off Master & Dynamic headphones, Speck iPhone 14 Pro cases for $5, an Apple Watch Series 6 for $175, 75% off a Jamo home cinema speaker pack, 51% off a 2022 65" Samsung 4K Smart TV, and more.Score a Magic Keyboard Fo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Beeper Mini developers say fix is "coming soon" for iMessage Android app

The development team behind Beeper Mini has promised a fix for its iMessage on Android app, with work underway to try and regain access to Apple's messaging network.Beeper MiniWithin days of its introduction, the Beeper Mini Android app was seemingly.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple"s M1 MacBook Air drops to $749.99 with delivery before Christmas

Apple's budget-friendly M1 MacBook Air deal is back at $749.99 with delivery before Christmas.The $749.99 price applies to the standard M1 MacBook Air 13-inch equipped with a 7-core GPU, 8GB of memory and a 256GB SSD in your choice of Space Gray, Sil.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple has a chance to fix its worst product next year

A new rumor indicates that Apple may finally revisit the infamous Magic Mouse. Will The company finally fix it?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

Apple @ Work: The new iMac is fantastic, but Apple forgot one thing for business users

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform, allowing Businesses to easily and automatically deploy, manage & p.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

ICYMI: the week"s 7 biggest tech stories, from Google Gemini to Windows 12

2023 might nearly be over, but that doesn't mean the tech news has run dry. Here are biggest stories of the week......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 9th, 2023

Google"s AI-powered NotebookLM is now available to help organize your life

NotebookLM is also seeing a performance boost and will host 22 unique features by next week......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 9th, 2023

Dell’s MacBook alternative has a $300 discount today

The Dell XPS 13 Plus, a popular alternative to Apple's MacBook laptops, is currently on sale at $300 off from Dell, which brings its price down to just $1,199......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2023

Apple appears to have blocked Beeper Mini’s iMessage app in less than a week

Co-founder: "All data indicates that" Apple has cut off Beeper Mini's reverse-engineering. Enlarge / Beeper Mini's promises of "Blue bubbles" on Android seemed to have been nixed by a certain Cupertino-based firm on Friday. (cred.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 9th, 2023

Apple may have already killed Android’s newest iMessage app, Beeper Mini

Beeper Mini put iMessage on Android. But merely two days after its launch, it seems Apple is pulling the strings to kill the ambitious project......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

M3 MacBook Pro vs M2: Everything that’s different and buyer’s guide

The latest laptops are powered by the new M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max Apple Silicon. In addition to more powerful and efficient CPUs and GPUs, these MacBook Pro machines support up to 128GB of memory, have brighter screens, improved battery life, and a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Android iMessage app Beeper mini isn"t working, and Apple probably killed it

Just days after announcement, the Beeper app that (briefly) allowed for native iMessage communication on Android isn't working, and it appears that Apple already found a way to kill it.Beeper MiniAnnounced on Tuesday, Beeper Mini from Beeper is an An.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Apple exec departure leads to major iPhone, Apple Watch reshuffle

Tang Tan is leaving the company, and multiple people will shift to take his place. Enlarge / The iPhone 15 Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) According to a report in Bloomberg, Tang Tan, vice president of Product Design, is lea.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

AirPods 2 are still only $99 post-Black Friday

Amazon still has AirPods 2 at a great price. Ideally suited for those who want a great pair for exercise, here's why they're worth the money......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Apple Watch too expensive? The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is only $150

The 40mm model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is on sale for $150 from Samsung after a $50 discount, making it the perfect choice for a cheap wearable device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Apple’s chief iPhone and Apple Watch designer leaving the company

Apple’s head of iPhone and Apple Watch product design is departing the company, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Tang Tan, who currently holds the title of VP of product design at Apple, will leave the company in February, the report s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023

Apple"s vice president of product design leaving in February

Tang Tan, Apple's vice president of product design, is leaving the company in February, marking another high-level departure in recent history. Apple's vice president of product design leaving in February Sources in the company say that the departure.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 8th, 2023