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Those temporary photos and videos known as Stories are everywhere these days. Popularized by Snapchat and Instagram, it seems that every social network has decided to have its own version of Stories. And if you’re not a fan of this feature, avoiding it will be even harder. Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced this week that he’s bringing temporary photos and videos to his app. more… The post Avoiding Stories is getting even harder as they’re coming to Telegram appeared first on 9to5Mac.
Macworld “Passkey” is the name for a simplified login process to websites that arrived in its full glory later this year with macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16, and iPadOS 16. A passkey relies on broadly supported industry standards to let you carry out an encrypted login with almost no effort on your part after the initial setup. You can try a passkey without installing the public betas of these upcoming operating systems, as Apple built passkey support in a preview form into Safari across all its operating systems in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and Safari 15 with macOS 12 Monterey. With the full release of passkeys in a few weeks or months, and Google and Microsoft’s announced support for compatible technology, you’re…
I’m supposed to believe this isn’t a VR headset? | Image: Apple As Apple CEO Tim Cook was winding up to reveal the company’s new Vision Pro headset on Monday, I was struck by his very particular choice of words: “So today, I’m excited to announce an entirely new AR platform with a revolutionary new product.” Catch that? He didn’t say “VR” or “virtual reality,” which might have positioned the headset and its new software more directly against Meta’s headsets. Before we knew anything about the Vision Pro — what it looked like, what it could do, what it cost — Cook said that Apple was announcing a new augmented reality platform, setting us up for a device that would…
Apple's WWDC 2023 begins today, with the event kicking off at 10:00 am Pacific Time via the traditional opening keynote. We know that some MacRumors readers who can't follow the event as it's being broadcast are interested in avoiding all of the announcements and waiting until the event video is available for on-demand viewing so as to experience it without already knowing the outcome. For those individuals, we've posted this news story, which will be updated with a direct link to the presentation once it becomes available from Apple. No other news stories or announcements will be displayed alongside this story. Replays of Apple's recent events have been made available to view almost immediately following the conclusion of the broadcasts,…
"Stray," an adventure game that lets players take on the role of a cat, will soon be available on the Mac. Introduced in 2022, Stray has previously been limited to Windows machines and PlayStation consoles. In Stray, a stray cat finds himself stuck in a walled city filled with robots and mutant bacteria. The cat must make his way back up to the surface with the help of B-12, his drone companion. Stray offers third-person gameplay and it requires players to solve puzzles, bypass obstacles, and complete quests while avoiding monsters like Zurks (evil bacteria) and Sentinels (security bots). Much of the game is platform-based, involving climbing up various obstacles and interacting with the environment to open up new pathways.…
Apple's iCloud can be handy for syncing your data across devices, but sometimes you want to turn iCloud syncing off for particular apps. Here's how to do it for Notes on iOS or iPadOS.While apps and services generally have an online component, there's nothing stopping you from avoiding it. With apps like Apple's Notes synchronizing with iCloud, that may be a problem for data a user may deem as extremely private, to a level that they don't want a duplicate stored online, despite iCloud's high level of security and privacy.Handily, Apple has included ways to disable the synchronization feature for Notes, so they can be kept local to your hardware an nowhere else. Read more...
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