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Picture in Picture on iOS 14 No Longer Working With YouTube's Mobile Website in Safari.

Apple in iOS 14 added Picture in Picture to the iPhone, a feature designed to let you watch a video in a small screen on your device while you continue to do other things on the phone. When Picture in Picture was working with YouTube The YouTube app doesn't support Picture in Picture, but up until yesterday there was a functional workaround that allowed videos from YouTube. ...

Amazon warns PS5 preorder customers that consoles might arrive after launch day.

Image: Sony It seemed a little too good to be true the other night when Amazon successfully processed a bunch of PlayStation 5 preorders after other retailers dropped the ball spectacularly. And, well, maybe it was. Today, the company has sent out an email to many who preordered a PS5 — both the regular and Digital Edition consoles — advising that shipments might not arrive in time for the November 12th release date. ...

CDC says asymptomatic people should get tested for COVID-19 after all.

Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today that individuals who don’t have coronavirus symptoms should get tested, reversing guidance that stirred controversy last month. The reversal follows a report published yesterday by The New York Times which revealed that the initial guidance was pushed by non-scientists in the Trump administration against the objections of public health officials and experts. ...

OnePlus will release an app to make its OnePlus Buds work better with other Android phones.

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge OnePlus released the OnePlus Buds, its $79 true wireless earbuds, back in July. While they have great battery and an affordable price, if you used them with a non-OnePlus phone, you weren’t able to manage some settings or get firmware updates. That should change in the future, though, as a OnePlus Buds app will be coming to other Android devices, according to a Q&A on OnePlus’ Chinese website (via 9to5Google). ...

How to use iOS 14’s App Library to organize your apps.

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re an organization junkie and an iPhone user, then iOS 14 has provided you with a new tool: the App Library, which organizes your apps in labeled groups to make them easier to find. In fact, all your current apps can now be found there, and any apps you download in the future will be placed there as well. ...

Graphical Glitches Plaguing Some 2020 iMac Owners With Radeon Pro 5700 XT GPU.

Apple in August refreshed the 2020 iMac lineup with a new 27-inch model that's equipped with 10th-generation Intel processors, more RAM, more SSD settings, and faster AMD GPUs. Unfortunately, some new Mac owners have been running into problems with their machines and have been reporting ongoing glitching with the graphics. ...

Here’s what you need to run Cyberpunk 2077 on PC.

CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 will be released in a few months, but ahead of its mid-November launch, developer CD Projekt Red unveiled the system requirements needed to run the PC version of the game, and shockingly, you don’t need to upgrade your computer to play the game. The game’s recommended specs are not too heavy, requiring only an Intel Core i7-4790 or an AMD Ryzen 3 3200G processor, and either an Nvidia GTX 1060 or an AMD Radeon R9 Fury graphics card. ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win One of Apple's Upcoming iPhone 12 Pro Max Models From iMazing.

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with iMazing to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an iPhone 12 Pro Max and a copy of the iMazing software for iPhone backups and management. Now we know Apple's ‌iPhone 12‌ models haven't been announced yet, but the winner of the ‌giveaway‌ will receive the new ‌iPhone‌ once it comes out and is available for purchase. ...

The best deals we found this week: $50 off AirPods Pro and more.

This week was jam-packed with new product announcements but we also got a couple of good deals, too. Apple’s AirPods Pro remain at their lowest price ever — only $199 — and the latest MacBook Air is $100 off. Those in need of a new smartphone can gra...

Deals: Walmart Offering $30 Off New 10.2-Inch iPad, Available for $299.00.

On the day of its release, Walmart is already offering the 2020 10.2-inch iPad (32GB) for $299.00, down from $329.00. This is the price that Apple offers education customers on its website, and is now available for anyone on Walmart. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Walmart. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. ...

tvOS 14 Not Supporting 4K YouTube Videos Yet.

One of the tvOS 14 features that's meant to be included in the update is support for 4K videos for the first time, but as many MacRumors readers have noticed, 4K video content is not available after updating to the ‌tvOS 14‌ update released earlier this week. Selecting a 4K video on a 4K Apple TV upgraded to ‌tvOS 14‌ limits the video playback to 1080p, which is the same playback quality that was available before. ...

Amazon’s fall Alexa hardware event is set for September 24th.

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s fall Alexa hardware event is scheduled for September 24th at 1PM ET. It’s not clear exactly what might be revealed at the event — an invite sent to The Verge only said that Amazon’s Devices and Services team would be sharing “some news.” An Amazon spokesperson specified that the event is invite-only, however, which suggests it won’t be live streamed for the public. ...

'Cyberpunk 2077' won't require a high-end gaming rig.

In the latest edition of Night City Wire, CD Projekt Red revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Cyberpunk 2077. The good news is you won’t need a high-end gaming rig for it to run decently — so don’t worry too much if you missed out on the...

Amazon won’t confirm latest rumors of mid-October Prime Day.

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon postponed its annual Prime Day from July to a date TBD, but new rumors — with a hint of evidence — suggest it may be happening in mid-October. The latest rumor mill was set off after tech site T3 discovered a promotional poster from Braun, titled “Braun x Prime Day,” which reads, “In mid-October Braun will be taking part in Amazon Prime Day. ...

The Devil All the Time is only good some of the time.

Image: Netflix Throughout The Devil All the Time’s sprawling story — which unfolds across generations, families, and two wars that shaped them all — men go to the woods to seek God, and instead find horror, usually of their own making. That horror stretches outward to the small rural towns of Knockemstiff, Ohio, and Coal River, West Virginia, usually under the shadow of a cross or not far from one. ...

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2, Tab S7, and Tab S7 Plus are available now.

Samsung’s latest foldable, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and its newest tablets, the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus, are now available to purchase. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 costs $1,999, the Galaxy Tab S7 starts at $649.99, and the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus starts at $849.99. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 has a number of improvements intended to make the phone more durable than its predecessor, including an ultra-thin glass screen and a stronger hinge. ...

The latest Chromecast leak shows remote in full detail.

Google is planning to reveal its new Chromecast at a big hardware event on September 30th. Thanks to one insider, we’ve already learned what the new dongle will look like. Now, thanks to another leak, we know what the remote will look like too. 9to5G...

The 8th-generation iPad is already $30 off at Walmart.

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple’s new 8th-generation iPad is discounted to $299 at Walmart just a couple of days after being announced. Earlier this week, Apple revealed the latest version of its base iPad, along with a new iPad Air and new Apple...

Here are the email apps iOS 14 now lets you set as default.

Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple’s iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 launched this week, introducing a ton of new features to the company’s smartphones and tablets — including the option to change your default browser and default email apps to services like Chrome or Outlook to handle links by default instead of through Apple’s native Safari and Mail apps. ...

DC Universe will become a comics-only service on January 21st.

DC Comics plans to “relaunch” its streaming service DC Universe as DC Universe Infinite, a comics-only subscription service. Since 2018, DC fans have been able to access comics, movies and TV shows through the DC Universe app, but last month, we lear...

Ubisoft plans to show 'Beyond Good & Evil 2' gameplay next year.

Beyond Good & Evil 2 has been in the works for many years, but it’ll be quite a while yet before Ubisoft unleashes the long-awaited prequel. There’s still no sign of a release window for the “Space Pirate Fantasy,” which Ubisoft formally announce...

Deals: Cellular Carriers Introduce First Offers on Apple Watch Series 6 and SE.

With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE today, cellular carriers have now introduced special offers for these new wearable devices. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. ...

Comcast may force Roku to drop some NBCUniversal channels.

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal is threatening to pull its TV Everywhere channels from Roku, Variety reports. According to a Roku spokesperson, Comcast is trying to force Roku to distribute the new Peacock streaming service on “unreasonable terms.”NBCUniv...

Apple Watch Series 6 Begins Arriving to Customers Around the World.

Today is Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE launch day in the United States and over 25 other countries and regions around the world, and customers are now beginning to receive delivery of the latest models. Photo: Alistair Sowerbutts Customers have started sharing photos of their new Apple Watch Series 6 on Twitter and in the official pre-order thread in the MacRumors forums. ...

Nike Run Club Update Brings a New Modular Watch Face, 'Twilight Mode,' and 'Streaks'.

Nike has today announced a number of software updates to the Apple Watch Nike and the Nike Run Club app for the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Nike now includes a new, exclusive modular sport watch face. Designed to offer multiple complications, the new face includes a quick-start button, total monthly miles, and "Guided Runs" with updated content and artwork. ...

Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ review: Samsung’s best can’t fix Android’s flaws.

For years, Samsung has been trying to make the perfect 2-in-1. It seems to have given up on the Windows-based Galaxy Book line to focus on the Galaxy Tab. That probably has something to do with Android’s far larger app library. But Google’s OS is not...

US Downloads of TikTok and WeChat to Be Banned on Sunday.

The U.S. Commerce Department is moving to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat within the United States from this Sunday (via Reuters). The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order today that will "deplatform" WeChat and TikTok by banning people in the United States from downloading the apps. The order will take effect from Sunday, September 20. ...

Podcast: Apple Watch Series 6, Oculus Quest 2, RTX 3080 and more!.

This week, it’s (almost) all about Apple as Cherlynn and Devindra are joined by Valentina Palladino to dive into Apple’s event on Tuesday. Is the new Apple Watch Series 6 impressive? Is $279 for the Watch SE a good price? Then, Devindra tells us abou...

Spotify Tests Untethered Apple Watch Streaming for Some Users.

In November 2018, Spotify released an accompanying app for Apple Watch that allows iPhone users to access and control their favorite Spotify music and podcasts from their wrist. Image via iPhone-Ticker.de One of the limitations of the app is that it doesn't allow users to stream music directly to their Apple Watch without an ‌iPhone‌ connection, which effectively makes it a wrist-based remote control for Spotify on ‌iPhone‌. ...

The best wireless earbuds you can buy right now.

Over the span of about two years, true wireless earbuds made a massive leap. Companies figured out the battery life equation while also coaxing better sound out of smaller, more comfortable designs. You no longer have to worry about charging during t...

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores on Sunday.

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores starting on Sunday, September 20th, the US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced. The Chinese-owned apps from Tencent and ByteDance will not only be banned from the iOS App Store and Google’s P...

Epic Games Announces 'Fortnite: Save the World' Will No Longer Be Playable on macOS.

Epic Games has announced that "Fortnite: Save the World" will no longer be playable on macOS, after Apple terminated ‌Epic Games‌' developer account. Fortnite has been in violation of the ‌App Store‌ rules since August 13, when it introduced a direct payment option that skirted Apple's in-app purchase system by allowing payments directly to ‌‌Epic Games‌‌. ...

'Disintegration' multiplayer shuts down after just six months.

The developer behind Disintegration, the tactical shooter with transhuman characters, is ending the multiplayer mode that it launched early this year. In a blog post, V1 Interactive wrote that the multiplayer modes will be removed in phases starting...

The Morning After: PS5 and RTX 3080 rollouts are frustrating for gamers.

Good morning to everyone still trying to find a PS5 or NVIDIA RTX 3080. I’m not sure how this is still an issue in 2020, but both devices have had a launch period that boggles the mind and has frustrated many people who are just trying to hand over h...

HBO Max renews Ridley Scott's 'Raised by Wolves' for a second season.

Ridley Scott’s creepy android series Raised by Wolves is getting a second season at HBO Max. The streaming platform has confirmed the show’s renewal merely a couple of weeks after its successful launch on September 3rd. According to Deadline, the sho...

'Marble Knights' Fantasy Adventure Comes to Apple Arcade.

New adventure game "Marble Knights" has arrived on Apple Arcade. The title comes from indie outfit WayForward, developers of "DuckTales: Remastered" and "Double Dragon Neon," and offers players a mixture of sword-swinging fantasy mixed and marble mania. Sword-swinging fantasy meets marble mania! Roll into battle with Orbin, Marabelle, and the other Knights of the Round to defend King Rolland and the Kingdom of Roundingham from the evil Lord Terroball! Armed with your blade, your wits, and a variety of orb-based powers, you’ll smite foes, solve puzzles, and embark on an epic fantasy journey with up to three other players!"Marble Knights" is suitable for players of the age of nine and above, and can be played on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV through the ‌‌Apple Arcade‌‌ subscription gaming service. ...

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Bug Resets Default Apps to Safari and Mail After Every Reboot.

Apple in iOS and iPadOS 14 allows users to set third-party apps as alternatives to the default mail and browser apps on iPhone and iPad, but a widespread bug appears to revert these settings to Apple's default apps whenever the user's device is rebooted. The issue was discovered by several users who reported it on social media, and Apple has since confirmed the bug's existence in a statement given to CNET. ...

Humble’s You Can Pet The Dog bundle is exactly what it sounds like.

One of the most important questions in video games these days is Can You Pet The Dog? After all, even in the bleakest of virtual worlds, you want to show some affection to a good doggo. That’s why Humble has teamed up with the Twitter account of the...

A reality show wants to send its winning contestant to the ISS.

Space Hero, a reality TV show that will offer a trip to the ISS is currently in development, reports Deadline Hollywood. The show intends to depict a global search to find a group of people capable of going through a series of tough challenges. These...

watchOS 7: How to Eliminate Distractions Using Schooltime on Apple Watch.

In watchOS 7, Apple introduced Family Setup, a new feature that allows users to pair additional watches to their iPhone for children or older members of their household who don't have their own iPhones. An associated feature of Family Setup, called "Schooltime," allows parents and guardians to remotely turn on Do Not Disturb on kids' watches and display a special watch face with restricted interaction. ...

NVIDIA apologizes for RTX 3080 order chaos.

NVIDIA did a great job getting gamers hyped up for the launch of its RTX 3080, which does offer a huge leap in performance over the last generation. When it came time to sell it yesterday morning, however, the train went a bit off the rails. NVIDIA a...

Quibi wins two Emmys for #FreeRayshawn.

Quibi has joined the ranks of other streaming services who’ve scored Emmy awards for their originals. The streaming service, which offers shows composed of bite-sized episodes meant to be consumed on mobile, has bagged two Creative Arts Emmy trophies...

Apple's online store is opening in India on September 23rd.

Apple is opening its online store in India on September 23rd over a year after the government eased rules that limited the tech giant’s business in the country. The store will offer Apple’s full range of products and direct support to customers in In...

Xbox Series X, Series S pre-orders start September 22nd at 11AM ET.

Just in the last day or so, we’ve seen gamers try and in many cases fail to hand over their money to buy new gaming hardware, whether it was for the PlayStation 5 or NVIDIA RTX 3080. Microsoft already announced that pre-orders for the next generation...

Apple's latest iOS 14.2 beta adds a built-in control for Shazam.

Two years after completing its $400 million acquisition of Shazam, Apple is showing developers what the technology can do when it’s integrated directly with iOS. A version of the iOS 14.2 beta that’s currently in testing includes the ability to add S...

Apple Bringing Online Store to India on September 23.

Apple today announced that it plans to open its online store in India on Wednesday, September 23, providing customers located in India with a way to purchase iPhones, Macs, iPads, and more directly from Apple. "We're proud to be expanding in India and want to do all we can to support our customers and their communities," said Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's senior vice president of Retail + People. ...

'Fortnite: Save the World' will shut down on macOS September 23rd.

Fortnite: Save the World — a castle building players-vs-zombies version of the game that preceded the battle royale spin-off — is becoming a casualty in the ongoing war between Epic Games and Apple. The two companies are fighting over Apple’s policie...

iOS 14.2 Beta Adds New Shazam Music Recognition Feature for Control Center.

Apple today released the first beta of iOS 14.2 to developers for testing purposes, and the new update introduces a Music Recognition control for the Control Center. The new feature lets you discover music playing around you and it recognizes the music playing with in apps, even when you're wearing AirPods. ...

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 14.2 Update to Developers.

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 14.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming just a day after the release of the tvOS 14 update. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the tvOS 14.2 developer beta can be downloaded onto the ‌‌‌‌‌‌Apple TV‌‌‌‌‌‌ via a profile that’s installed using Xcode. ...

Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 7.1 to Developers.

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 7.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one day after releasing the watchOS 7 update. To install the ‌watchOS 7‌ beta, developers need to download the proper configuration profile from the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the ‌‌‌watchOS 7‌‌‌ beta can be downloaded through the dedicated ‌Apple Watch‌ app on the iPhone by going to General > Software Update. ...

Apple Releases First Betas of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 to Developers [Updated].

Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 updates to developers, just one day after releasing the iOS 14 update and a few hours after hinting at the iOS 14.2 beta in an Xcode beta update. iOS and iPadOS 14.2 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper developer profile has been installed. ...

Someone turned Lego Mario into a controller for 'Super Mario Bros.'.

If you're a fan of a certain Italian plumber and brand of plastic building blocks, you've probably seen the Lego Super Mario sets Lego and Nintendo released in August. Using a combination of technologies, they allow you to build your own IRL Mario le...