Enjoy private browsing, file-sharing, and streaming with complete anonymity and location preference using your Lifetime Subscription to Ivacy VPN. At just $29.99 this would be a great deal for even just a year, and you get it for a lifetime!
Today's MacUpdate Promo offers its MacUpdate Desktop for $20.00. "MacUpdate Desktop brings seamless 1-click app installs and version updates to your Mac. With a free MacUpdate account and MacUpdate Desktop 6, Mac users can now install almost any Mac app on macupdate.com with a single click, including thousands of titles not available in the Mac App Store."
HomePod users, how satisfied are you with the device?
Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.
Weekend Highlights: Co-creator of Siri fires back at article claiming the AI was broken from launch; KGI analyst believes Apple's laptop sales growth will beat out iDevices in year-over-year growth; The Motley Fool sees Apple patent as foretelling marriage between Apple and Blockchain; day two of Pwn2Own and Safari exploited yet again; here we go! Apple sends out press invites for March 27th event to be held in Chicago, to be geared for teachers and students, expectations: new iPads—more in our General Interest section; Android now as safe and secure as iOS? Thus claims Google; you will want to watch this video detailing the printer ink scam; iPhone SE 2 picture leaks reveal what many hope for, full-screen like iPhone X; CNET pits the HomePod against two Sonos One smart speakers; iPhone Hacks compares cameras of iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Galaxy S9.
WEEKEND BLOWOUT: Every NEW or RENEWING paid subscriber receives AN EXTRA YEAR FREE.
"Apple and Stanford University use the Apple Watch to study irregular heart rhythms" Canadian Reviewer 5:40 PM
"Apple's hand is down and its $1 trillion dream now rests with consumers" TechCrunch 12/1
"Who is Steve Jobs, Apple's Mythical Co-Founder?" [Video Report] Investing 12/1
"Apple is sharing your face with apps. That's a new privacy worry." Washington Post [Free Registration Required] 12/1
"The iPhone X may turn into a privacy disaster, so Apple changed the Face ID apps policy" phoneArena 12/1
"Why 2018 is going to be a huge inflection point for the mobile world: Well, it's that time of the year again. Time to enjoy the warmth of an OLED display on an iPhone X while a Yule log burns on 4K displays and shimmer with holiday cheer!" iMore 12/1
"Apple Set to Witness a 'Super Long Cycle' Per Piper Jaffray" Zacks 12/1
"iPhone X drives Apple's 'best ever' year for smartphone sales" Computerworld 12/1
"No man's land: The lack of MacBook middle ground/The USB-C MacBook isn't always a good fit... but neither is the MacBook Pro. What's a Mac user to do?" Macworld 12/1
"Exclusive: Qualcomm's iPhone X Still Outpaces Intel's/With exclusive lab testing from Cellular Insights, PCMag found that the Qualcomm-powered iPhone X has better LTE performance than Intel models, although the gap is narrowing." PC Magazine 12/1
"A Month with the iPhone X: What I Love (and Hate)" Tom's Guide 12/1
"iPhone 8 Plus review: It's big, but it's very good" TrustedReviews 12/1
"U.S. Stocks End Lower but Recover From Sharp Drop on Flynn News: Dow Jones Industrial Average pares losses after shedding more than 300 points earlier in the day" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 12/1
"Asian markets reverse course, make mostly gains in topsy-turvy trading day: Nikkei loses early gains; Hong Kong's Tencent falls into correction territory" MarketWatch 12/1
"European stocks close lower, shaken by reports Flynn with testify about Trump: Stocks across Europe finished lower on Friday, after a late-session slump on reports former U.S. national security adviser will testify about President Donald Trump." MarketWatch 12/1
MacSurfer Headline News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing & Weekday Editor: D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and
CEO: T. Jefferson
CFO: K. Midas
Editor Emeritus: W. Shakespeare
Writers Emeritus: W. Lewis, R. Chandler, W. Morris, G. Simenon, C. Vallejo, F. Garcia Lorca,
P. White, R. Adams, P. Valery, C. Aiken, R. Bradbury, F. Pessoa, S. Bellow, F. O'Connor
Art Directors: V. Van Gogh, C. Monet
Advertising Managers: C. Chaplin, H. Marx
Public Relations Firm: Bits & Bytes
Bomb Squad: Type 11 Errors
Chief Scientists: I. Asimov, S. Hawking
Road Crew: R. Petty, J. Cooper
Mechanics: Tom and Ray
Fishing Crew: A. Lindner, D. Stange, K. VanDam
Head Chef: Mom
Head Travel Guru: D. Pearson
Mascots: Cyberdog, Clarus the Dogcow
General Counsel: #%@*$$$$!