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CODA - Movie Review and Thoughts

 CODA is a new movie, available on Apple TV+ (free trial) and was made with high involvement from Deaf community members, and features several prominent Deaf actors like Marlee Matlin, etc.  The movie follows the story of a Deaf family where both parents are Deaf, one kid is Deaf, and the other kid can hear.  There are obvious culture conflicts here, and the movie covers these, as well as exposing the discrimination that is felt my Deaf people in our Hearing world on a daily basis.It is a sweet ...
Tags: Apple, Deaf, Homeschooling, Aaron, Coda, Marlee Matlin, CODA Movie Review


Buying a MacBook Pro? You may have to wait until March

Not even Apple is immune to the ongoing chip shortages as shipping times for new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models slip into February and March.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Macbook Pro, Chip Shortage, M1 Max, M1 Pro


US stocks stage blazing comeback, finish in positive territory after Dow sell-off that reached 1,115 points

Scott Heins/Getty Images The S&P 500 ended off session lows on Monday after falling into a correction.  Russia tensions and Fed rate-hike fears have driven stocks lower.  The Federal Reserve will hold its first policy meeting of 2022 this week.  US stocks ended higher Monday after suffering staggering losses earlier in the session, with investors staging a rally after early concerns around the Federal Reserve's policy meeting set to kick off on Tuesday. The S&P 500 dropped briefly into a ...
Tags: Apple, Russia, US, Trends, Markets, Ukraine, Stocks, Pentagon, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, Dow, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Fed, Kohl, Moya


Samsung's $700 Galaxy S21 FE is a more affordable version of the original S21 phone, but it still feels overpriced for what you get

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Antonio Villas-Boas/Insider The Galaxy S21 FE is a cheaper version of last year's premium S21 with nearly the same performance. It's a good phone, but battery life is lacking and I think it should cost about $100 less. It's also hard to fully recommend when Samsung is expected to announce new S22 models in February. Samsung Galaxy S21 FE $6...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Ram, Anker, Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, Tech Insider, Antonio Villas Boas


How to watch Super Bowl 2022 on Apple TV

Watching Super Bowl LVI on your Apple TV platform is easy. Just find the right app and go! We'll help you do it.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Apple TV, Home Theater, Super Bowl, Movies & TV, Hulu With Live TV, LVI, Super Bowl LVI, Super Bowl 2022


Developers Build Alternatives to iCloud Sync

A growing number of developers are unhappy with Apple right now over a server issue causing iCloud unreliability. The issue is so bad that apps implementing iCloud support aren’t able to sync properly. The problem’s been around since November 2021, and Apple’s been completely silent about it in public. In response, developers have come up with alternatives to iCloud Sync. Wide-Ranging Apps Suffering from iCloud Sync Unreliability A number of apps use iCloud to sync data between devices. Unfort...
Tags: Apple, Ios, News, Hockenberry, Craig Hockenberry, macOS, Iconfactory, iCloud Syncing, Linea Sketch


Daily Podcast: Batman's Running Time, Ahsoka Casting, MonsterVerse TV Series & More

On the January 24, 2022 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film news writer Ryan Scott to discuss the latest film and TV news, including release date changes, Skydance leaving Paramount, a MonsterVerse TV series, "The Batman" running time, and "Ahsoka" casting.Opening Banter:In The News:Mention really quick: Spider-Man: No Way Home Is Officially The Fourth Highest Grossing Movie Of All TimeHow high will it go?Release Dates:(og Jeremy): Mission: Impossib...
Tags: Apple, Podcast, Movies, News, Batman, Ryan Scott, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Peter Sciretta, Ahsoka, Sam Hume, Skydance Media Ditches Paramount, Matt FractionPeter, Warner Bros Ryan, Ahsoka CastWho


Apple Fix for Safari Data Leak Could Come This Week

The IndexedDB leak that allows Safari 15 to leak your Google ID to third parties will soon be fixed. Last week, Apple distributed Release Candidates of macOS Monterey 12.2 and iOS 15.3 to developers. The Safari data leak is one of the security issues included in the new OS builds. Safari 15 Is as Leaky as a Sieve In early January 2022, development team FingerprintJS released a report that showed a Safari 15 IndexedDB bug leaking your internet activity to any website. Apple engineers began work...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Safari, Cupertino, Monterey, Webkit, Leaky, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


Apple Watch 7 down to its lowest price ever at Amazon today

The Apple Watch Series 7, a high-demand item we don’t often see great smartwatch deals on, is seeing a very impressive discount at Amazon today.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Mobile, Trends, Smartwatches, Amazon deals, Apple deals, Smartwatch Deals, Mobile Deals, Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch Series 7 Deals, Amazon 2022


Developers are Finding That iCloud Sync is Breaking

iCloud sync is breaking and developers don’t know why. People behind apps such as Tapbots, Cheatsheet, and Streaks vent on Twitter. So far, they say, Apple hasn’t publicly acknowledged the issue. iCloud Sync is Breaking Craig Grannell writes about multiple apps he used that all had failures. A week or so ago, Cloud Battery stopped working for me…Then I needed to use Transloader for something. It worked – at first. Then it started throwing up sync errors…Then Soulver failed — suddenly and very ...
Tags: Apple, News, Developers, Icloud, Craig Grannell, Soulver, Becky Hansmeyer, Cloudkit


Fraggle Rock: Back To The Rock Showrunners Already Have Ideas For Season 2 [Exclusive]

Outside of the proper Muppets, "Fraggle Rock" might be Jim Henson's most roundly beloved creation, and the show has officially been brought back thanks to the folks at Apple TV+. Debuting last week, "Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock" is a revival of the classic series, with Red, Boober, Gobo, and the whole gang back for more adventures, surely to the delight of younger viewers and older folks (such as myself) looking for a little nostalgia kick.The guys behind the revival are Alex Cuthbertson and ...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, News, Apple TV, Alex, Jim Henson, Henson, Netflix Disney, Exclusives, Fraggle Rock, Cuthbertson, Matt Fusfeld, Alex Cuthbertson, Wembley Mokey Boober, Fusfeld


Exclusive: UK Apple Store Covid ‘Appointment Only’ Procedures Set to End [Updated]

[Update 24 January:] Procedures in UK Apple stores began to change over the weekend, as The Mac Observer reported they would. The company’s website says that customers can walk in (see picture below). It does also add that masks are required, which is in keeping with UK Government guidelines at the time of this writing. However, as explained in the original story below, physical distancing and limited store occupancy are not. LONDON – Apple is set to phase out its Covid procedures in the UK wh...
Tags: Apple, UK, England, London, Microsoft, Analysis, Mac Observer, Apple Stores, Apple Stores Apple, Genius Bar, Apple The Mac Observer


Netflix Orders Comedy Series Starring Michelle Buteau; Apple TV Plus Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Servant’ (TV News Roundup)

Netflix has ordered “Survival of the Thickest,” an eight episode scripted comedy starring stand-up Michelle Buteau. Based on Buteau’s 2020 essay book of the same name, “Survival of the Thickest” stars Buteau as Mavis Beaumont, a Black, plus-size woman navigating life after she finds herself newly single. The series was created by Buteau and Danielle […]
Tags: Apple, News, Netflix, Danielle, Michelle Buteau, Servant, Apple TV Plus, Buteau, Mavis Beaumont


Developers Unhappy With Bug Causing iCloud Unreliability

A number of developers are upset with an increasingly problematic iCloud server issue that is causing some apps that have implemented ‌iCloud‌ support to fail to sync properly. As outlined on the Developer Forums and on Twitter, there are CloudKit connectivity issues that have been occurring since November. Some users of apps that have ‌iCloud‌ support built in are seeing the following message: "Request failed with http status code 503." The developers behind popular note taking app GoodNote...
Tags: Apple, Icloud, James Thomson, Craig Grannell, Paul Haddad, Becky Hansmeyer, Apple Technical Support


The stock market's fear gauge spikes 30% to the highest in more than a year as investors' rush out of equities 'turns into a stampede'

Andrew Burton/Getty Images The Vix volatility index surged as much as 31% on Monday as stocks stretched a selloff. The CBOE volatility index hit its highest level since November 2020.  The S&P 500 dropped into a correction as the Fed prepares to start a fast pace of rate hikes.  The stock market's so-called "fear gauge" soared to its highest mark in 14 months on Monday while stocks slid before the Federal Reserve kicks off its two-day meeting that is widely expected to signal the imminent...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Russia, US, Trends, Markets, Ukraine, Stocks, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, S&P 500, Fed, Andrew Burton Getty, Nasdaq Composite, Chris Beauchamp, CBOE Volatility Index


Deals: Apple's 256GB M1 MacBook Air Drops to $849.99 ($149 Off)

Amazon has Apple's 256GB M1 MacBook Air for $849.99, down from $999.00. This sale is only available in Gold, and it's sold directly from Amazon with delivery as soon as January 27 for most residences in the United States. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. In order to see the discount, you'll need to add the MacBook Air to your cart on Amazon. Once i...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, United States, MacBook Air


Here’s Where to Find a Word Count in TextEdit

Michael Rankin, an instructor at LinkedIn, wrote a tip last year about finding the word count in TextEdit on the Mac. It’s a helpful feature that isn’t in an obvious area like it is in Pages. I stumbled upon the tip this weekend after trying to figure it out myself. Find Word Count in TextEdit First, the story of TextEdit is an interesting one. It’s a plain text editor and word processor that was originally released for NeXTSTEP. After Apple acquired NeXT from Steve Jobs it was first included ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Steve Jobs, Linkedin, How-to, Tips, Rankin, Michael Rankin, TextEdit


Apple Retail and Corporate Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2022-01-24

Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss changes to the rules around visiting UK Apple Stores and the new “new” head of PR. Nomad makes ultra rugged minimalist tools for the 21st century Nomad, including cases and bands for your Apple gear. Get yours at NomadGoods.com/TDO today! Daily Observations Archive Exclusive: UK Apple Store Covid 'Appointment Only' Procedures Set to End SPONSOR: Nomad Goods Apple Names Company Veteran As New Head of PR Media+ Podcast TMO Daily Observatio...
Tags: Apple, UK, Apple Retail, Kelly Guimont, Apple Stores, Charlotte Henry, Apple retail store, Apple Leadership, Nomad Goods Apple


‘Open App Markets Act’ Would Have Unintended Side Effects, Warns ITIF

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) warns in an open letter to Congress about unintended consequences of the Open App Markets Act. ITIF bills itself as a think tank for science and technology policy. Side Effects of the Open App Markets Act The letter mainly discusses Apple’s App Store, and claims the Open App Markets Act is “based on the false premise of an uncompetitive app economy dominated by two players.” The main arguments put forth by ITIF involve decreasing cons...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Congress, Steve Jobs, Government, Chuck Grassley, Amy Klobuchar, App Store, Mike Lee, Dick Durbin, Judiciary Committee, ITIF, Johnson Henry C Hank Jr, James Yarema


Apple’s fall 2022 product lineup will be its biggest yet

Apple is planning to launch up to 14 new products in 2022, including iPhones and Apple Watch models, according to a Bloomberg report.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, MacBook Air, iMac, Macbook Pro, Mac Pro, Imac Pro, Airpods Pro 2, iPhone 14


Three Months After Launch, Apple Still Struggling to Meet Demand for Redesigned 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Three months after their launch, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros continue to experience high demand and seemingly short supply, with shipping dates for both models stretching into multiple weeks in several of Apple's key markets. In the United States, the baseline 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Pro chip is estimated to ship in three to four weeks, promising an arrival by at least mid-February. The 14-inch MacBook Pro with the higher-end ‌M1 Pro‌ configuration or the M1 Max chip faces an...
Tags: Apple, Macbook, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, 16, MacBook Pros, AirPods, MacBook Pros Apple, MacBook Pro 14" &


S&P 500 plunges 3% into correction territory ahead of key Fed meeting and tech earnings

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Spencer Platt/Getty Images The S&P 500 dropped into a correction on Monday, ahead of the Fed's meeting this week.  Earnings reports from Microsoft and Apple are also due this week.  The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are coming off their worst weeks since March 2020.  US stocks tumbled again Monday, with the S&P 500 falling as much as 3% to enter a correction as investors braced for the Federal Reserve to sharply tighten monetary policy to ...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, US, Trends, Markets, Stocks, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, Stock Market, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Fed, Nasdaq Composite, Carla Mozee, MI Exclusive, New York Stock Exchange Spencer Platt Getty


Apple Fined $5.6M After Dutch Dating App Antitrust Order

The Netherlands' competition authority has fined Apple $5.6 million for failing to comply with conditions in an order requiring it to allow local dating apps to make user of third party payment technology in their apps. From a report: The tech giant could be on the hook for another $5.6 million fine next week if it doesn't meet the regulatory requirement by then, and each week thereafter for a couple more months -- up to a maximum of $56 million in relation to this particular order. The fine rel...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Netherlands, Authority for Consumers, IAP API


Apple TV+: ‘Central Park’ Season Two Returns March 4

The second half of season two of Central Park will debut on March 4 on Apple TV+. Three new episodes of the NAACP Image Award-nominated animated show will be released on that day, it was announced Friday. The remaining five new episodes will be released weekly through April 8. First Look at New Episodes From ‘Central Park’ Season Two Apple TV+ also revealed a first look at the new episodes, featuring the song ‘You Are My Music’, written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and also feat...
Tags: Apple, News, New York City, Apple TV, Naacp, Stanley Tucci, Central Park, Robert Lopez, Tituss Burgess, Naomi Ekperigin, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Emmy Raver Lampman, Central Park Season Two


Best iPad deals and sales for January 2022

In the wide world of tablets, Apple is the king. We curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPad deals.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Ipad, Trends, Computing, Ipad Mini, Tablets, Ipad Pro, iPad Air, Tablet Deals, iPad deals, Amazon 2022, Commerce 2022


The best prepaid phones for 2022

Prepaid phones are not inherently cheap or low-budget -- these days, nearly any smartphone can be used on a prepaid plan. Here are some of our favorites.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Best Of, Tier 4, Prepaid Mobile Phones


Warren Buffett has nearly caught up with Cathie Wood after the tech-stock guru vastly outperformed him in 2020

Warren Buffett.Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett has only lagged Cathie Wood by a small margin since the start of 2020. Berkshire Hathaway stock has climbed 31%, while the Ark Innovation ETF has risen 36%. Wood's flagship ETF has been hit by investors selling growth stocks ahead of interest-rate hikes. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Cathie Wood eclipsed Warren Buffett in some people's minds due to her stellar returns during the firs...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Tesla, Earth, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Wood, Berkshire, Financial Times, Buffett, GEICO, Burlington Northern, Cathie Wood, Theron Mohamed, Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett


Dutch Regulator Says Apple's Plan for Third-Party In-App Payments is Insufficient, Fines Apple 5 Million Euros

The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has ruled that Apple's plan to allow App Store dating apps to use third-party payment methods for in-app purchases does not sufficiently meet the requirements of a previous ruling. As a result, the ACM has hit Apple with an initial 5 million euro fine as a consequence, and fines will continue to be assessed at 5 million euros per week up to a maximum of 50 million euros until Apple complies. Last week, following Apple's announcement that dat...
Tags: Apple, Tim Cook, App Store, Dutch Authority for Consumers, Dutch App Store


US stocks sink as investors brace for Fed policy meeting and mega-cap tech earnings

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Spencer Platt/Getty Images Stocks tumbled early Monday, with the next Fed meeting on deck this week.  Earnings reports from Microsoft and Apple are also due this week.  The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are coming off their worst weeks since March 2020.  US stocks tumbled again on Monday, deepening losses early in 2022, as investors brace for the Federal Reserve to sharply tighten monetary policy to tame hot inflation while major tech companie...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, US, Trends, Markets, Stocks, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, Stock Market, Nasdaq, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Fed, Nasdaq Composite, Carla Mozee, MI Exclusive


‘Everyone But Jon Hamm’ is The Best Apple TV+ Advert Yet

There have been plenty of Apple TV+ – both for the service as a whole and trailers for individual shows and movies. Most have been rather serious, seemingly a bid for both the industry and views to take the offering seriously. Well, the tone has changed in the latest clip, and it is by far the best. Maybe we’ll even get Jon Hamm streamer soon…
Tags: Apple, Jon Hamm