Third Report Says Apple's AirPower Charging Mat Will Launch in March

Apple's new AirPower inductive charging mat will be released by the end of March, according to Taiwanese website DigiTimes. The report, citing industry sources, claims the AirPower will have a maximum charging performance of up to 29... 4 days ago

Apple opens WWDC 2018 registration: June 4-8 in San Jose

Apple has officially announced dates for its annual developer conference where it is expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12. WWDC 2018 will run from June 4 through June 8 and take place in San Jose, California for the second year in a row. 3 days ago

Best Buy and Sprint launch aggressive iPhone payment plan offers: X 64GB from $360, more

Best Buy is currently offering various discounts on the latest iPhone X, along with 7/8/Plus when electing for a 18 or 24-month payment plan. The best deals come via Sprint, which are what we’re highlighting below. Free shipping is available on all of today’s offers. A full list of the deals is available below. 3 days ago

Google Assistant lands on iPad

Anyone wanting to try out Google’s rival to Siri can now do so on their iPad: A version of the Google Assistant optimized for iOS tablets just debuted. 3 days ago

Best CarPlay receivers on the market today

Apple CarPlay is hands-down the safest way to interact with your iPhone in the car. That’s because you never actually touch your iPhone while driving — something you should never ever do anyway — and instead you control navigation, communication, and entertainment with Siri and a simplified interface on your car’s screen. 3 days ago

YouTube finally goes dark on iOS

YouTube’s dark mode, introduced just under a year ago, has finally landed on iPhone and iPad. It was the most requested feature among mobile users, YouTube says — and it makes late-night video binges even more enjoyable. 3 days ago

Samsung's AR Emoji on Galaxy S9 vs. Apple's Animoji on iPhone X

With its new Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung debuted AR Emoji, a feature that mimics Animoji, the animated emoji characters that Apple introduced alongside the iPhone X. In our latest YouTube video, we compared Samsung's new AR Emoji on the... 3 days ago

This mic boom doesn’t care if you shake the room

Podcasters, musicians, and haters of annoying noises rejoice. Blue Designs has come up with the Compass, a microphone boom that keeps your mic fixed right over your desk, your computer, your countertop, or even your ghetto ironing-board podcasting desk. Paired with Blue’s Radius shock mount, you need never worry about mic noise ever again. 3 days ago

Apple continues beta rollout of ‘Apple Music for Artists’ analytics dashboard

After opening the 3 days ago

Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. Pacific

Topics to be discussed: WWDC dates announced, Fitbit versus Apple Watch, Eddy Cue talks at SXSW, and your comments and questions. 3 days ago