New iPads, iMacs, and AirPods, WWDC19, Spotify vs. Apple Music, and your hot takes

In the latest episode of the Macworld Podcast, we cover the news about WWDC19 and Apple’s new AirPods, iPads, and iMacs. Our feature discussion will cover the Spotify and Apple Music fracas. In our two-minute tip, learn how to add other people’s fingerprints to Touch ID, and we also go …

Rogers spending $100 million to cover 1,000km of rural Canada with LTE

Canada is the world’s second largest country by area and, thus, has many sparsely populated regions between the towns and cities that make up provinces from the Northwest Territory to Newfoundland and Labrador. In the case of Rogers, it has taken a cue from the federal government’s just-announced spending boon …

Legere seizes on Verizon 5G rate plan to promote Sprint/T-Mobile merger, price lock

Verizon recently announced that it would start selling the 5G Moto Mod accessory that would make the wireless carrier’s new network accessible for just one legacy phone, the Moto Z3. It also slid in a mention of what customers should expect to pay to access the network: $10 per month …

Why today’s iPad lineup is the strongest in years

A few years ago, the iPad was in disarray. Sales were collapsing and the line-up of products was a mess. Fixing things takes time, but look at what we’ve got today: With the introduction of the fifth-generation iPad mini and the third-generation iPad Air, iPad is now Apple’s most coherent …

US cranks pressure on UK over Huawei, 5G

US intelligence officials have been pressuring Germany to either block out Huawei from vending any 5G network equipment to the country or risk the loosening of its secret information sharing relationship. The foreign minister’s office has been abuzz about the security concerns of integrating cheap but proficient devices from the …

Macworld’s April Digital Magazine: The future of the Mac

Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine.  In the April issue In the April issue of Macworld we take a look at how …

Google Stadia revealed as a game streaming service for all platforms – TVs and phones included

When it comes to video games, the burden has always been on the consumer to purchase both the console on which to play as well as the games. As the medium evolved in various aspects in mechanics and storytelling, the personal computer has become the most versatile portal for consumers …

Netflix announces it will not be on Apple video subscription

Apple’s upcoming subscriptions bonanza, said to be announced March 25, is expected to include an all-in-one subscription for video content from different sources including its own original productions. Discussions between the company and potential vendors have not been fruitful between some of the biggest publishers and creators, namely and reportedly …

Expect more squircles on the Google Play Store

App publishers have some work to do over the next couple of months to satisfy new icon specifications for the Google Play Store. As such, most Android users should expect to see a big change to listing pages: the icon will now be in a squircle shape. Or a square …