MacSurfer's Headline News
Home | Apple Stock | Tracked Sites | TechNN | | E-Mail | Sherlock Plugin
Login | Subscribe to MacSurfer's Headline News
Poll | Most Popular | Talking Heads | A Year Ago Today |

MacSurfer's Archive: Tuesday, September 11, 2018


MacSurfer's Headline News Reader Specials

Charge your MacBook, your iPhone, and your AirPods with this 3-in-1 MFi Lightning, MicroUSB & USB-C Cable. Just $19.99 for a limited time. Perfect for both home and travel.

Please help support MHN and TechNN with YEARLY SUBSCRIPTIONS. Become a contributing patron today.

Apple needs to release a new iPhone SE (XE?) model to address desire for more compact smartphone. Agree or disagree? Vote for the results in the left column below or go straight to the results here.

Weekend Highlights: We wish our readers who celebrate Passover, Easter a happy day; is "good-enough gear" enough to break "Apple's lock on premium luxury"?; researcher finds "giving human touch to chat bots like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa may actually disappoint users"; Washington Post finds that while Apple publicly called Qualcomm's technology no good, it was the opposite in private communications; Xinhua says Apple expecting "greater cooperation with China on clean energy"; Apple reveals recycling goals, and environmental efforts in their 2019 Progress Report; iFixit calls Daisy Robot "a stunt" but thinks rest of Apple's recycling ideas good; 9to5Mac keeps the macOS 10.15 details flowing today noting both Siri Shortcuts as well as Screen Time will come to Mac; Eclectic Light Company compares Intel and ARM systems; Jason Cipriani explores alternative ecosystems to Apple's; Foxconn says "still committed" to Wisconsin jobs; Bare Feats benchmark comparison of 2019 Core i9 iMac 27 to the 2017 iMac Pro; Google's Pixel bests iPhone X with photos of the Aurora; The Verge, Business Insider review the new Samsung Galaxy Fold.

  • "Does Apple still care about Beats? The Apple subsidiary is getting competition from its parent company"  The Verge 8:42 AM
  • "S. Korea May Ban Import of Apple's iPhone X" ["'We are currently looking into whether Apple infringed on the patent of KIP, a subsidiary company of the KAIST,' said the Korea Trade Commission under the ministry, adding, 'The targets include iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, iPhone X, iPad 9.7, and 9.7-, 10.5-, and 12.9-inch iPad Pro imported from China and Hong Kong.'"]  Business Korea 8:36 AM
  • "Apple is still struggling to sell iPhones in the world's hottest markets" CNNMoney 12:00 PM
  • "Apple v Amazon: Battle of the titans"  BBC 6:45 AM
  • "Apple Plans Another Death Blow to the Phone Carriers: Even if they don't come in today's iPhone launch, virtual SIMs look inevitable."  Bloomberg 7:05 AM
  • "Apple Stock: Watch Where the Next Trillion Comes From" InvestorPlace 7:04 AM
  • "Apple takes down Trend Micro Mac apps that collected, stored user data: 24 hours of users' browsing data was unknowingly sent to Trend Micro's servers" Ars Technica 5:28 PM
  • "Trend Micro says sorry after apps grabbed Mac browser history: The company has now removed a browser history data collection feature from its macOS products." ZDNet 7:03 AM
  • "Apple removes anti-malware apps that harvested browser data" BBC 6:41 AM
  • "How to Disable Google Chrome UI Theme Redesign and Return to Classic UI" OS X Daily 11:58 AM
  • "How to consolidate media from old apps into a single Photos library: A lot of us have cruft and duplication, but it's possible to reduce it with some third-party help." Macworld 8:37 AM
  • "Getting started with playing your own music in iTunes on the Mac" AppleInsider 2:50 PM
  • "Mac: How to free up space with iCloud Photos optimized storage" 9to5Mac 12:51 PM
  • "How to add and use additional search engines in Firefox for Mac" iDownload Blog 7:03 AM
Press Releases
  • "Plex plucks cloud service, sends users scurrying to exit" The Register 4:02 PM
  • "Plex Cloud media and video hosting service to shut down on November 30" 9to5Mac 2:50 PM
  • "AnyTrans Now Allows iOS Users to Manage Ringtone & Apps without iTunes" prMac 7:11 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple's 'Gather Round' Event Will Be Live Streamed on Twitter" MacRumors 11:01 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone event will be live streamed on Twitter for the first time" TechCrunch 11:00 AM
Apple Event Coverage
  • "Just another Apple event live feed" Apple Must 2:43 PM
  • "Apple's 2018 iPhone Event Start Time" iPhone Hacks 7:03 PM
  • "Apple Autonomous Car Fleet Grows to 70 Vehicles in California"  macReports 12:00 PM
  • "Apple's autonomous vehicle fleet swells 27% in four months" TechCrunch 2:53 PM
  • "The Apple Watch is getting a heart health upgrade, says a famously accurate Apple analyst — here's why it matters" CNBC 8:41 AM
  • "New Apple video encourages app developers to switch to a subscription model" 9to5Mac 6:50 AM
  • "Apple video continues to push devs to use app subscriptions" Cult of Mac 6:54 AM
  • "10 years of iPhone excitement in 9 charts" Apple Must 8:16 AM
  • "Apple Store on Paris' ritzy Champs-élysées opens in November" Cult of Mac 6:54 AM
  • "Crew-style thefts plague Roseville Apple store and other tech stores, police say" Sacramento Bee 3:48 PM
  • "Here's how to use Zello, the walkie-talkie app people are downloading ahead of Hurricane Florence" Business Insider 4:06 PM
  • "Apple taking on Disney by signing 2 family-friendly movies" Business Insider 7:04 AM
  • "Facebook followed Apple's lead on Alex Jones purge, Zuckerberg says" AppleInsider 6:39 AM
  • "Steven Soderbergh's 'High Flying Bird' shot on an iPhone, gets distribution deal" AppleInsider 2:50 PM
  • "Kirstie Allsopp's parenting tips: 'I smashed my kids' iPads'" BBC 6:45 AM
  • "Kirstie Allsopp leaves Twitter over iPad smashing backlash" BBC 9:05 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "If Netflix cut your bill by $3 — but started showing ads — tons of you would still cancel" BGR 9:32 PM
  • "KEXP returns to Seattle airwaves after 11-year-old digital memory card takes station down" GeekWire 7:07 PM
  • "FCC pumps brakes on Sprint/T-Mobile merger" Axios 4:05 PM
  • "Sprint T-Mobile merger just got hit with a delay" CNNMoney 4:01 PM
  • "The EU's Disastrous Copyright Bill Is Back to Break the Internet" Gizmodo 1:26 PM
  • "'Father of Zeus' Kronos malware exploits Office bug to hijack your bank account: The $7000 malware shows there is serious money to be made in the banking Trojan market." ZDNet 8:41 AM
  • "Why an Army of Small Companies Is Defending The Sprint/T-Mobile Merger" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:11 AM
  • "The curious case of the YouTuber and the notchless Pixel: We are mostly getting a boring old notch" The Next Web 6:54 AM
  • "Google fights plan to extend 'right to be forgotten'" BBC 8:44 AM
  • "Google's AI to detect toxic comments can be easily fooled with 'love'" The Next Web 6:54 AM
  • "Google's artificial intelligence chief departs" CNET 6:41 AM
  • "Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?" The New Yorker 6:40 AM
  • "The Case for Not Upgrading to a New iPhone -TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-11" The Mac Observer 12:52 PM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 256: iPhone event fantasy draft 2018" iDownload Blog 7:03 AM
  • "AppStories, Episode 78 – Exploring Twitter Apps" MacStories 6:38 AM
  • "Purported iPhone Xr SIM trays leak, showing 6.1-inch model colors including blue and red" 9to5Mac 11:00 AM
  • "Rumors: iPhone Xs Max is asymmetrical, heaviest at 7.3oz, Apple Watch going 64-bit" 9to5Mac 11:00 AM
  • "iPhone 8 v iPhone XS: What will the differences be?" Telegraph 6:54 AM
  • "Unofficial iPhone Xs intro video shows us what to expect from Apple's big event" BGR 8:42 AM
  • "Report Says Apple's 6.1-inch Phone Called iPhone XC" The Mac Observer 11:01 AM
  • "Safari for iOS URL spoofing exploit revealed, with no documented fix" AppleInsider 11:01 AM
  • "Redesigned MacBook Air is coming, just not tomorrow" Cult of Mac 2:49 PM
  • "Intel allegedly outsourcing some 14nm orders to TSMC as Mac chip maker struggles with die shrink" AppleInsider 11:00 AM
  • "Apple research continues on combining iPhone, iPad with MacBook-style accessory" AppleInsider 8:43 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "iMac Prices (2017 models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices (latest models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices (2017-18 models)" MacPrices 7:12 AM

  • "iPhone X versus Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Which phone for 'Fortnite' gaming?" AppleInsider 11:59 AM
  • "The Logitech Crayon is a good Apple Pencil substitute that makes some compromises" The Verge 2:49 PM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "'Wall Kickers' Review – Good Luck Kicking This Habit" Touch Arcade 11:59 AM
  • "How to Watch Apple's 2018 iPhone Event" iPhone Hacks 7:06 PM
  • "iOS 12 Battery Draining Fast? How to Fix iOS 12 Battery Life Problems" iPhone Hacks 6:49 PM
  • "How To Copy and Paste Text On Your iPhone Or iPad" MacMost 9:02 AM
  • "How to prepare your iPhone for a trade-in program: Now is the best time to get credit for your iPhone" The Verge 8:43 AM
  • "How to use augmented reality the Measure app in iOS 12" Macworld 8:37 AM
  • "Apple Plans to Unveil New iPhones. Here's How to Save On an Upgrade." New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 12:00 PM
  • "How your iPhone can help you through hurricane season: What apps and websites do you need to track hurricane season? How can your iPhone help? Here's what you need to know!" iMore 8:42 AM
  • "How to monitor and cancel Apple app subscriptions" Apple Must 8:30 AM
  • "iOS 12: The best new and hidden features in Apple's software update" Telegraph 6:54 AM
  • "Apple's September 12th Gather Round event: Wild Unsubstantiated Speculation" brunerd 5:35 PM
  • "4 Vastly Different Perspectives to Expect on the New iPhones" The Mac Observer 5:21 PM
  • "How Apple Watch apps' death spiral nearly killed my iPhone app" Cult of Mac 2:49 PM
  • "iPad Pro wish: eGPU for Macs" Alex4D 12:51 PM
  • "Comment: An iPad with a USB-C port makes sense, but less so ahead of the iPhone" 9to5Mac 11:00 AM
  • "Apple's subscription push is a lesson for every enterprise" Computerworld 9:59 AM
  • "Apple's 9/12 iPhone Gather Round Event To Be Twitter Streamed, What To Expect" HotHardware 3:57 PM
  • "Why iPhone XS is a brilliant name for Apple's new phone"  Cult of Mac 12:51 PM
  • "iPhone XS: One thumb up, one thumb down/To upgrade or not to upgrade? Prior to Apple's iPhone event, two of editors have already made up their minds." ZDNet 11:37 AM
  • "iPhone XS: The one reason why I'm all in/It's time to go big." ZDNet 8:42 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone XS: 9 things you need to know before the keynote" ZDNet 7:03 AM
  • "Five things to look out for at Apple's product event" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 6:45 AM
  • "What to Expect From iOS 12 When It Launches (Very Soon)" Wired [Free/Paid Registration Required] 6:45 AM
  • "Watch this: A look back at Apple Watch commentary" Macworld 6:39 AM
  • "What the Galaxy S10 would look like if Samsung copied the iPhone X" BGR 6:38 AM
  • "Samsung Galaxy Watch Review: Feature-Rich With Great Battery Life" HotHardware 1:16 PM
  • "5 Ridiculous Windows 10 Headlines That Will Have You Running To Linux" Forbes 6:41 AM
  • "Pearls Before Swine for September 11, 2018" GoComics 7:15 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple Pay now accepted at 7-Eleven stores across the U.S." Cult of Mac 6:54 AM
  • "Apple Pay and Google Pay Will Arrive at 7-Eleven This Month" Digital Trends 6:54 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Intel's 14nm CPU shortage set to cause slump in PC shipments: Trendforce also expects DRAM, SSD pricing to be affected" The Inquirer 6:18 AM
  • "Intel Notebook CPU Shortage Could Make Positive Impact On DRAM Market For Consumers" HotHardware 6:00 PM
  • "Intel's 9th-gen CPUs outperform AMD's Ryzen 2 in leaked benchmarks: Geekbench.... more like Leakbench" The Inquirer 7:05 AM
  • "Intel buys NetSpeed Systems to boost SoC biz: Hopefully this'll lead to noteworthy Atom chips" The Inquirer 11:11 AM
  • "Intel bolsters its SoC design tools with NetSpeed Systems acquisition: Intel pledges to 'honour NetSpeed's existing customer contracts', but will take its technology in-house" Computing 8:16 AM
  • "AMD Tests $30 Billion Barrier as Chipmaker Rides Torrid Gains to Challenge Intel: AMD is set to open at the highest level in 12 years Tuesday as shares extend a two-month run that has added more than $14 billion to the chipmaker's market value and made it one of hottest stocks on Wall Street." TheStreet 7:05 AM
  • "VIDEO: AMD activates new Athlon, Athlon Pro and 2nd-gen Ryzen Pro, can Intel compete?" iTWire 7:05 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 3 2300X official, but you can't buy them: The processors arrive exclusively for pre-built PCs" The Inquirer 6:17 AM
  • "AMD Ryzen 3 2300X And Ryzen 5 2500X Officially Part Of 2nd-Gen Ryzen Family" SegmentNext 7:04 AM
  • "Microsoft September 2018 Patch Tuesday Fixes 17 Critical Vulnerabilities" Bleeping Computer 5:14 PM
  • "Windows 10 will use the cloud to free up disk space: The built-in disk cleanup tools are getting smarter." Ars Technica 5:28 PM
  • "Microsoft Azure Devops Services puts devops in the cloud: Azure Devops replaces Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), providing services for CI/CD, testing, and kanban project boards" Computerworld New Zealand 6:18 AM
  • "Microsoft pushes machine learning to the edge: Microsoft's global IoT director on edge computing and the company's US$5 investment in IoT" Computerworld New Zealand 6:19 AM
  • "Microsoft rolls out Twitch Beta app to all Xbox Insiders on Xbox One" Neowin 10:03 AM
  • "MACHINES HP Launches Advanced Metal 3D Printing Technology" Tech The Lead 7:02 AM
  • "HP unveils new 3D printing technology and Metal Jet Production Service" Global Manufacturing 7:02 AM
  • "How to add storage to the Dell XPS 13 9370 on the cheap" Windows Central 7:00 AM
  • "Qualcomm's Snapdragon 3100 is finally here to boost Wear OS smartwatches: Expect fashion-meets-tech watches to come rocking the chip" The Inquirer 6:18 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "One day ahead of iPhone launch, AAPL slid as much as 2% yesterday over trade war fears" 9to5Mac 6:39 AM
Industry News
  • "Stock market closes higher as energy, telecom sectors lead: Trade worries simmer" MarketWatch 5:15 PM
  • "Stocks End Higher on Strength in Tech: Stocks closed higher Tuesday on strength in tech ahead of Apple's new phone introductions Wednesday." TheStreet 5:16 PM
  • "S&P 500 Rises Ahead of Economic Data: Stocks are lifted by industrial and technology companies; Apple suppliers tumble in Asia" [Paid Membership Required] 5:18 PM
  • "Hong Kong stocks tip into bear market as gambling shares crumble: Domestic stocks get a boost in Japan, handing Nikkei a gain" MarketWatch 7:48 AM
  • "FTSE 100 leads Europe stocks lower amid trade worries: Amer Sports Oyj surges on deal talk" MarketWatch 7:48 AM

Tracked Sites >>>

Apple | Apple Service & Support | Apple Hot News | Apple Downloads | Apple Stock | AppAdvice | AppleInsider | Apple Must | App Sliced | AppleToolbox | Apple World Today | Architosh | Ars Technica | ATPM | Automation Orchard | Bare Feats | Betalogue | BGR | Creative Mac | Cult of Mac | Daring Fireball | Digital Arts | dpmac | Engadget | Envato Tuts+ | | gameDB | Gigaom | Gizmodo | iDevGames | iDownload Blog | iDrop News | iFixit | iLounge | iMore | Insanely Great Mac | Inside Mac Games | iPhone Hacks | The Joy of Tech | Ken Stone's Final Cut Pro | LACPUG | Layers Magazine | The Loop | Mac360 | MacDailyNews | MacDirectory | MacGameFiles | Mac Gamer HQ | Mac Kung Fu | Macintosh Resource Page | MacMost | The Mac Observer | Mac OS X Hints | MacPrices | MacReviewZone | MacRumors | MacScripter | Macs in Chemistry | MacSlash | MacSpeedZone | MacStories | MacSurfer | MacTech | Mactrast | Macuarium | MacUpdate | Macworld | Macworld UK | Mashable | Microsoft Office:mac | ModMy | The Mothership | The MUG Center | MyAppleMenu | MyMac | Patently Apple | The PC Weenies | prMac | ramseeker | Recode | Slashdot | Six Colors | TechCrunch | Tech Night Owl | TechRadar | TekRevue | The Apple Post | The Next Web | The Verge | TidBITS | Touch Arcade | Two Guys and a Podcast | VentureBeat | VR on Mac | Yahoo! Tech | 148Apps | 9to5Mac

MacSurfer's Headline News Information

Macworld Web Award 2000 MacSurfer Headline News Staff
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: P. Pearson
Managing & Weekday Editor: D. Mahaffy
Evening Editors: S. Siegling and D. Mahaffy
Weekend Editors: S. Siegling , A. Spaulding and D. Mahaffy

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: #%@*$$$$!