Net neutrality regulations officially expired in the United States earlier this morning, making today the first day of a post-net neutrality internet (via The New York Times). The expiration of the laws comes six months after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of repealing net neutrality, a vote that has since faced intense backlash including multi-state lawsuits and a recent move by Democrats to block the repeal.
Although supporters and opponents of net neutrality greatly disagree on how the internet will look following the repeal, without the rules internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T now have the legal ability to throttle [...]
As we’ve followed DirecTV Now’s ongoing offer to get an Apple TV 4K at no extra cost when paying for three months of the live streaming TV service for $105, it’s been somewhat unclear how long the deal would last. According to our affiliate, today’s the last day to take advantage of the deal, as the three month offer will expire later tonight.
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Afterwards, the deal will return back to prepaying for four months of DirecTV Now at $140 to get the Apple TV 4K at no cost, [...]
Senior vice president of Apple Retail, Angela Ahrendts, today tweeted out an announcement for a new „Today at Apple“ session focused on app prototyping for aspiring developers. News of the session arrives as Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference comes to an end today, after first kicking off with a keynote in San Jose, California on Monday.
Ahrendts describes the new program as a way to help app makers get started with prototyping, which she describes as „one of the most important steps of the design process.“ The session itself is based on a popular talk from WWDC, and events for the prototyping lessons will begin at Apple retail [...]
Apple has announced that iOS 11.4 will be publicly released today with long-awaited support for AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud.
iOS 11.4 should be available over-the-air and through iTunes shortly after 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, likely alongside tvOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, and watchOS 4.3.1, following nearly two months of beta testing.
AirPlay 2 support will finally enable multi-room audio with HomePods, and other AirPlay 2-enabled speakers when they become available, including the Sonos One, Playbase, and Play:5, and select speakers from Bang & Olufsen, Bluesound, Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, Denon, Libratone, Marantz, Marshall, Naim, and Pioneer.