Yelp’s new Apple Watch app adds compass support for Series 5

What you need to know

Yelp has updated its Apple Watch app for watchOS 6.
The update also brings compass support for Apple Watch Series 5.
Those on earlier versions of Apple Watch still get a new interface and iPhone features.
Get your bearings to your next coffee faster than ever.

If you have an Apple Watch Series 5 you can now put your built-in compass to use by finding the nearest restaurant or coffee shop with the updated Yelp app. Yelp announced the update in a press release in which it

”Now, with the Apple Watch Series 5, you’ll find a new compass feature that points you in the right direction of a local business. The compass will appear on the bottom right-hand corner of Yelp business listings. Based on where you’re facing, the compass will turn with you in real-time, providing updated estimates of how many miles or feet a business is away from you.”

This isn’t the only new feature in the update. Yelp has redesigned its watch app to bring over a lot of the functional…

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Adobe is ”all-in” on Photoshop for iPad with Illustrator coming too

What you need to know

Photoshop for iPad is only the beginning for Adobe.
Illustrator is also coming to the iPad according to multiple sources.
Both are expected to be detailed more at Adobe’s upcoming event in November.
The creative cloud looms over the iPad.

Adobe had first announced it would be bringing a desktop-class version of Photoshop CC to the iPad in October of last year at its yearly Adobe MAX conference. Many had hoped Adobe would be launching the app when Apple released iOS 13 to the public in September, but a release date for the software still eludes everyone. While this has caused some to worry and wonder about the future of iPad apps from Adobe, two new reports suggest that Adobe’s future with the iPad is just beginning.

John Gruber from Daring Fireball published a post today detailing what he has learned from multiple sources about Photoshop’s plans for the iPad:

”What I’ve heard, from multiple reliable sources, is that Adobe is genuinely all-in on Photoshop …

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It’s time to get spooky with Wizards Unite Halloween

Bookmark this page for all the details on Wizards Unite’s in-game events!

Like Pokémon GO before it, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has regular events for its players to complete and, with some of the bigger events, go to and participate in. Right now in Wizards Unite, they are called Brilliant Events and they offer special shiny Foundables for your registry as well as special assignments for you to gain XP.

These events are not always active, though they do appear in your registry a little time before the launch of the event. They are also particularly important as they give you restricted section books. In fact, they are the only source of these books currently, and you need the books to complete your Profession path especially if you want to be a Professor.

This article is going to be a running primer of all the events, past and present, in Wizards Unite and will serve as your guide throughout them. We will try to include all the information we can and, with the help of the…

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Your chance to battle in the Pokémon Go Battle League is coming soon!

Pokémon Go Battle League to launch early 2020.

What you need to know

Niantic announces new Go Battle League feature to be added soon.
Players will be able to compete online against other Trainers from around the Globe.
Walking will be necessary to earn entry into the League.
Ever since the very first Pokémon game, there have been two primary goals: catch ’em all and gather all eight Gym Badges so you can compete in the Pokémon League. While the former has always been a part of Pokémon Go, Gyms have operated quite differently, and the Pokémon League was completely absent. Well, that’s all about to change very soon. Coming early 2020, Pokémon Go will be adding a new feature: the Go Battle League.

While more details will be coming soon, we do know a few things so far. First, the Go Battle League will have a walking requirement to participate. This may be a set amount of walking in between leagues, or perhaps players will only need to qualify …

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Apple CEO named chairman at prestigous Chinese university

What you need to know

The Apple CEO will serve three years as chairman.
Cook was first appointment to the board in 2013.
Other big names in U.S. business are also on the board.
Tim Cook has been named the chairperson of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua SEM) advisory board in China. The appointment comes six years after the Apple CEO first joined the board in October 2013. Tsinghua SEM announced Cook’s appointment in a recap of the 2019 meeting of the board, it’s twentieth annual.

Considered one of the most influential schools in China, Tsinghua SEM’s advisory board includes some of the biggest names in business. Current members include Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, Dell CEO Michael Dell, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, and Pepsi CEO Ramon Laguarta, plus many more.

In a speech at the meeting, Cook said he hoped to ”promote the development of the college” dur…

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The so-called iPhone SE 2 is set to get an improved antenna

What you need to know

A replacement for iPhone SE is expected early next year.
Analyst Kuo says it will include a new and improved antenna design.
Mass production will begin in early 2020.
Whatever it’s called, it’s going be be really good at wireless.

TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has become the go-to source for news on iPhone SE 2. And while we’re still not sure that’s what it will end up being called there seems to be little doubt it’s going to arrive. Now Kuo says it’ll have a fancy new antenna when it does.

In a new note picked up by MacRumors Kuo says that two companies will begin supplying new antenna components in early 2020. That would allow the phone to be released before the end of the first quarter of the same year.

The antenna will be a new design that’s said to improve wireless transition. The liquid crystal polymer antenna (LCP) will be provided by Career Technologies and Murata Manufacturing, according to the report.

Kuo has been beating th…

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Keep your hands free and your eyes on the road with a magnetic car mount!

It’s pretty much illegal anywhere you go to hold onto your phone while you drive, so your best bet is to get a great car mount. But specific mounts can be pretty tedious, and a great magnetic mount makes life so much easier when you’re getting in and out of the car. These are the best magnetic car mounts for your phone!

Important note: If your phone supports wireless charging, you’ll have to be careful where you place the metal disc so as not to interfere with the coils. Figure out where the charging coils are and stick the metal where they’re not. Or better yet, put the metal between your phone and a case. Then you can take it out whenever you want to charge up wirelessly.

Minimal design

Obaska Magnetic Phone Car Mount

Staff favorite

Featuring a sturdy and rugged magnet for a secure hold, the Obaska mount works with all current iPhone models going back to the iPhone 6. With no clamps or cradles, this is a simple mount to install; it’s also our favorite because of that simplic…

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Here are 70 awesome iPhone 11 Pro Max cases that we love

Apple has just announced the new iPhone 11 Pro Max, and we definitely can’t wait to get our hands on it! But the phone is going to be expensive, so you want to make sure that nothing happens to it. That’s why you should get a case to protect it, but don’t wait until after it launches to shop! We’ve found some great cases already available for the iPhone 11 Pro Max so that you can protect it from day one.

Splash of color

Sankel Ultra Thin Clear Gradient Case

Staff favorite

$8 at Amazon

These clear cases have a cool color gradient. The reinforced corners offer extra protection in the case of drops.

Built-in PopSocket

Otterbox Otter + Pop Case


$60 at Otterbox

Otter + Pop has a built-in PopSocket that sits flush with the case and provides great protection. Compatible with wireless charging.

As if nothing’s there

Totallee iPhone cases

Super thin

These are mainly to protect the device from scratches, and they come in several different finishes and…

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Apple releases new macOS Catalina supplemental update with bug fixes

How do you install the latest macOS update? Here’s how!

Apple’s latest and greatest software update for Mac is out now. If you want to wait for it to automatically update, make sure your Mac is connected to power and be patient. If you just can’t wait for all of the new features, here’s how to update to the latest macOS version.

What’s new in macOS Catalina:

October 21, 2019: Apple releases second macOS Catalina supplemental update

Apple has released a second supplemental update to macOS Catalina. This update fixes a few major bugs, including an issue that prevented people from accepting iCloud terms and conditions when multiple iCloud accounts were logged in, as well as a bug that cause problems with game save data in Game Center.

What’s new in macOS Catalina

October 15, 2019: Apple releases macOS Catalina supplemental update

Apple has released a supplemental update to macOS Catalina. This update fixes a few major bugs, including an issue that prevented people from acceptin…

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Disney+ will be in a lot of places, but will it be on your Samsung TV?

Best answer: Yes, but not without an additional piece of hardware like Apple TV or a Chromecast. While not available at launch, Disney has said an app will be coming to smart TVs in the future.

Marvel on demand: Disney+ (From $7/mo at Disney+)
Cast away: Chromecast ($35 at Amazon)
Not just yet

When Disney+ launches on Nov. 12, 2019, it will be available in many places. Unfortunately, there won’t be an app for it on Samsung smart TVs when it does. This doesn’t mean that if you own a regular or smart TV from Samsung that you are going to miss out on all the great content heading to the streaming service. You’ll have a few different options to get videos from the mouse using a variety of add-on devices.

Ways to watch on a Samsung TV

While it’s unfortunate that watching natively on a Samsung TV won’t be an option, there is a good number of ways to still get all the great shows Disney+ offers regardless of what type of TV you have.

Here are all the ways you can watch Disney+ at launc…

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