Day: August 2, 2021

  • Apple stops signing iOS 14.7, blocking downgrades from iOS 14.7.1

    Apple stops signing iOS 14.7, blocking downgrades from iOS 14.7.1

    A week after releasing iOS 14.7.1 to the public, Apple today stopped signing iOS 14.7. That means users who have updated their devices or iOS 14.7.1 or even iOS 15 beta can no longer downgrade to iOS 14.7. more… The post Apple stops signing iOS 14.7, blocking downgrades from iOS 14.7.1 appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • New WireGuardNT shatters throughput ceilings on Windows

    New WireGuardNT shatters throughput ceilings on Windows

    Enlarge / Forget bendable mobile phones, we’re holding out for working mobile phone plushies. (credit: Carol Yepes via Getty Images) The WireGuard VPN project announced a major milestone for its Windows users today—an all-new, kernel-mode implementation of the VPN protocol called WireGuardNT. The new implementation allows for massively improved throughput on 10Gbps LAN connections—and on many […]

  • How to set NASA mission audio as your iPhone ringtone

    How to set NASA mission audio as your iPhone ringtone

    While it’s simple to just use the default or built-in ringtones, NASA supplies a range of mission sounds that can space-out your iPhone. Here’s how: more… The post How to set NASA mission audio as your iPhone ringtone appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • Rand Paul and Libertarian PACs Align Behind Ohio’s Absent Candidate

    Rand Paul and Libertarian PACs Align Behind Ohio’s Absent Candidate

    In a deep-red Ohio district, libertarian super PACs tied to Sen. Rand Paul are pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a Republican congressional primary to promote a candidate who’s been entirely missing from the campaign trail and even paying himself a salary. Independent expenditure groups have drained more money on the absent Ron Hood […]

  • Delta engulfs unvaccinated in Florida, Louisiana; CDC clarifies breakthroughs

    Delta engulfs unvaccinated in Florida, Louisiana; CDC clarifies breakthroughs

    Enlarge / MELBOURNE, Fla. – 2021/07/29: A treatment tent is seen outside the emergency department at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. The tent was set up to serve as an overflow area as the number of COVID-19 infections surges throughout Brevard County, Florida, due to the Delta variant and large numbers of unvaccinated residents. […]

  • Vizio’s free streaming service WatchFree Plus gets a new look and more channels

    Vizio’s free streaming service WatchFree Plus gets a new look and more channels

    Vizio’s free streaming service WatchFree Plus. | Image: Vizio Vizio has revamped its WatchFree streaming experience, given it a brand new look, and tacked a “plus” on the end of its service’s title. (Because if a streaming service doesn’t include the symbol, does it even really count?) With the update announced today, the service formerly […]

  • There’s now a subscription service for college textbooks

    There’s now a subscription service for college textbooks

    Pearson Pearson, the largest publisher of college textbooks in the US, has announced Pearson Plus, a new subscription service for digital textbooks. The Pearson Plus app, available in both mobile and desktop form, will be available on US college campuses this fall and is expected to roll out globally in the future. There are two […]

  • NLRB officer says Amazon violated US labor law

    NLRB officer says Amazon violated US labor law

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An initial assessment from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has recommended workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama hold a new election to determine whether to unionize with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). The recommendation comes from the hearing officer assigned to the […]

  • 9to5Rewards: M1 MacBook Pro giveaway + Chargeasap Flash Pro Plus preorder deal

    9to5Rewards: M1 MacBook Pro giveaway + Chargeasap Flash Pro Plus preorder deal

    We’ve teamed up with Chargeasap to give away Apple’s latest MacBook Pro to celebrate the launch of the company’s new 25,000 mAh Flash Pro Plus portable charger. Head below to enter and get a special preorder deal on the new Flash Pro Plus charger. more… The post 9to5Rewards: M1 MacBook Pro giveaway + Chargeasap Flash […]

  • Twitter shuts down its Instagram Stories-like ‘Fleets’ platform

    Twitter shuts down its Instagram Stories-like ‘Fleets’ platform

    Twitter announced last month that the “Fleets” platform, which is basically a copy of Instagram Stories, would be discontinued on August 3. With only a few hours left until Tuesday, Twitter is now shutting down Fleets for good. more… The post Twitter shuts down its Instagram Stories-like ‘Fleets’ platform appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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