Day: August 5, 2021

  • Apple Cash gets Instant Transfer with Mastercard debit cards and more

    Apple Cash gets Instant Transfer with Mastercard debit cards and more

    Apple today announced a minor update to Apple Cash, the company’s digital wallet that works with Apple Pay and iMessage. As of today, Instant Transfer on Apple Cash is compatible with Mastercard debit cards, but there are some other changes as well. more… The post Apple Cash gets Instant Transfer with Mastercard debit cards and […]

  • Back 4 Blood beta impressions: A template for potential co-op greatness

    Back 4 Blood beta impressions: A template for potential co-op greatness

    Zombie killing with friends: you’ve done this before, but Back 4 Blood does a lot to make a case for its version feeling surprisingly fresh. [credit: Turtle Rock / WB Games ] As the new video game Left 4… ahem, Back 4 Blood shambles its way toward launch later this year, this zombie co-op shooter […]

  • Duolingo working on new app to help kids learn math

    Duolingo working on new app to help kids learn math

    You may already know Duolingo for its language-learning app, but the company now wants to expand its portfolio with a new app to help kids learn math. However, this new app still seems to be far from being officially released as the company has confirmed that the development process is still in the early stages. […]

  • Apple explains how iPhones will scan photos for child-sexual-abuse images

    Apple explains how iPhones will scan photos for child-sexual-abuse images

    Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Oscar Wong) Shortly after reports today that Apple will start scanning iPhones for child-abuse images, the company confirmed its plan and provided details in a news release and technical summary. “Apple’s method of detecting known CSAM (child sexual abuse material) is designed with user privacy in mind,” Apple’s announcement said. […]

  • 9to5Mac Daily: August 05, 2021 – Apple’s new child safety announcements

    9to5Mac Daily: August 05, 2021 – Apple’s new child safety announcements

    Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Chargeasap: Get a special preorder deal on the new 25,000 mAh Flash Pro Plus portable charger. […]

  • Developers complain that Apple promotes scam apps on the App Store

    Developers complain that Apple promotes scam apps on the App Store

    Enlarge / The front of the iPhone 12. (credit: Samuel Axon) Developers are once again publicly highlighting instances in which Apple has failed to keep scam apps off of the app store. The apps in question charge users unusual fees and siphon revenue from legitimate or higher-quality apps. While Apple has previously come under fire […]

  • IMDb TV app finally arrives on iOS and Android

    IMDb TV app finally arrives on iOS and Android

    Image: IMDb TV Amazon’s free streaming service IMDb TV now has its own dedicated app for the iPhone, iPad, and Android after launching on other major platforms earlier this year. IMDb TV is a dedicated hub for free, ad-supported movies and series as well as its own dedicated originals produced by Amazon Studios. Previously, you […]

  • Manifestações, prisões, novas sanções dos EUA. Afinal, o que acontece em Cuba?

    Manifestações, prisões, novas sanções dos EUA. Afinal, o que acontece em Cuba?

    Nas últimas semanas, Cuba passou pela maior onda de protestos em décadas. Entre as reclamações, estão a crise econômica, o desabastecimento e o pior momento da pandemia no país. Mas há mais dúvidas do que respostas. Enquanto o governo acusa os EUA de estarem por trás de tudo e Washington aproveita para anunciar novas sanções […]

  • Holding a mirror to life’s key molecules

    Holding a mirror to life’s key molecules

    Enlarge / The left- and right-handed forms of an amino acid. Every living thing uses the left-handed form exclusively. (credit: Wikimedia Commons) The central dogma of molecular biology holds that DNA gets transcribed into RNA, which then gets translated into proteins. Of course, there are exceptions—some viruses, like coronaviruses, forego DNA altogether and encode their […]

  • Record-setting COVID surge in Florida spurs pro-mask uprising against DeSantis

    Record-setting COVID surge in Florida spurs pro-mask uprising against DeSantis

    Enlarge / Florida man and Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference held at the Assault Brigade 2506 Honorary Museum on August 05, 2021, in Hialeah, Florida. (credit: Getty | Joe Raedle) The dire COVID-19 situation in Florida continues to worsen as local and federal leaders push back against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and […]

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