Rene Ritchie reviews the new 27-inch iMac and its new FaceTime HD camera

Rene Ritchie gets into the new iMac after a day.

What you need to know

Rene Ritchie has released his short-term review of the new 27-iMac.
The video goes over the nano-texture display, new webcam, and more.
The new iMac was announced a few days ago.

The new 27-inch iMac is here, and iMore alumni Rene Ritchie got his hands on one to put together a full review.

Apple announced the new iMac a few days ago in a press release. The new computer received ”faster Intel processors up to 10 cores, double the memory capacity, next-generation AMD graphics, superfast SSDs across the line with four times the storage capacity, a new nano-texture glass option for an even more stunning Retina 5K display, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, higher fidelity speakers, and studio-quality mics.”

Apple has brought the nano-texture display from the Pro Display XDR to another Mac for the first time. Ritchie says that, despite the price increase, the upgrade worth it for those who need it.

”It absolutely d…

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Hear all about the music that stars in Apple TV+ show ’Little Voice’

What you need to know

Apple TV+ has shared a video that tells the story behind the music of ”Little Voice”.
Music is an important part of the show.
Viewers can check ”Little Voice” out on Apple TV+ now.

Sounds good to me!

Fans of the Apple TV+ hit ”Little Voice” can check out a new YouTube video that delves into the music that is ”at the core” of the show.

Shared in a new YouTube video to the Apple TV channel, ”Little Voice – Behind the Music” gives us a look – and a listen – at the music that makes the show what it is.

From Emmy Award-winner J.J. Abrams, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-nominee Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, Little Voice is a new coming-of-age drama series featuring original music from Sara Bareilles. A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York starring Brittany O’Grady, Sean Teale, Colton Ryan, Shalini Bathina, Kevin Valdez, Phillip Johnson Richardson and Chuck Cooper, ”Little Voice” follows Bess King, a uniquely talented performer struggl…

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Workout finished? Time to recover with these great post-workout routines

Post-workout recovery is essential, and you must take the time to care for your body after pushing it to its physical max. Plus, who doesn’t love a little self-care and physical therapy? Your body is indeed a temple, and you’ve got to take care of it if you want it to take care of you. This is our list of the best post-workout recovery routines and why your body will thank you for using them.

Back buddy

Back Buddy Trigger Point Therapy Self Massage Tool

Staff Favorite

The back buddy is easy to use and provides trigger point massage with its 11 knobs for amazing self-imposed muscle recovery and release. It’s been customized to treat discomfort, increase circulation, and promote flexibility. This S-shaped tool provides 11 perfectly placed therapy knobs that allow access to any part of your body.

$30 at Amazon

Compression session

Rapid Reboot Recovery System

Rapid Reboot gives you 360-degree rapid, sequential compression to dramatically relieve muscle stiffness and sor…

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Here’s everything important to know about Apple developer and public betas

If you’re a developer or a tester on the public beta, here’s what you need to know to get access to software betas.

Apple engineers are working around the clock to build new versions of macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, Xcode, and more for users and developers alike. Whether you’re building an app for one of Apple’s upcoming operating systems or just excited for all the new features coming this fall, you’re probably going to want to get ahold of the company’s beta software.

What iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, Apple TVs will run the new developer and public betas?

iPhone running iOS 14

iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11
iPhone XR
iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max
iPhone X
iPhone 8
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone SE (2nd generation)
iPhone SE

iPod touch running iOS 14

iPod touch 7th generation

iPad running iPadOS 14

12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th generation)
11-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generati…

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Don’t need fancy headphones? A good pair of cheap earbuds can do the trick

Earbuds are some of the most popular styles of headphones to carry around, and it’s easy to see why. They don’t take up a lot of space, they stay in your ears when you need them too, and you can find a decent pair for very cheap. If you’re in the market for a super affordable pair of headphones, these cheap earbuds will let you listen to your music where ever you are!

Best overall

Aukey Wireless Earbuds

Staff Favorite

The Aukey Wireless Earbuds have an 8-hour playtime but are fast-charge capable, so a 15-minute charge that gives them an hour of playback time — top them up quickly when you need juice. They’re also sweat-resistant (IPX5), making them a great choice for the gym. Plus, they also use magnetic clasps to magnetically snap around your neck when they aren’t in use so that you won’t lose track of them.

$25 at Amazon

Earhook design

Anker SoundBuds Curve

Same IPX7 rating, 10-hour battery life, and Bluetooth 5.0, the Anker SoundBuds Curve offers an Earhook design fo…

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Score a year of Hulu at over 15% off with this annual membership discount

Streaming services are always offering free trials, but it’s not often that we see deals on annual memberships. Hulu’s latest offer lets you score a full year of membership for only $59.99. Hulu rarely offers deals like this; today’s discount means you’ll be paying just $4.99 for each month you’re a member, though the full cost must be paid upfront.

Hulu has a wide variety of movies and shows to dive into. You can catch popular reality TV, cooking and home renovation shows, some of the top-rated dramas and comedies of the past decade, along with recently released and classic films. Of course, Hulu now has a wide selection of original shows and movies to binge as well, like The Handmaiden’s Tale, Veronica Mars, and Castle Rock. There’s also FX on Hulu included with your membership which gives you access to stream shows like Sons of Anarchy, Archer, Atlanta, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

With your Hulu membership, you’ll be able to start binge-watching your favorite shows on…

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Add Linux to your programming toolkit with this training

If you’re an aspiring or even seasoned developer, choosing which programming language or platform to learn next can be a daunting task, but if you haven’t already learned Linux, look no further.
This incredibly powerful language is used as the primary platform upon which a variety of go-to operating systems are based, and the Complete 2020 Learn Linux Bundle will get you up to speed for just $69.
This 12-course bundle will introduce you to both the fundamentals and more advanced elements of Linux through easy-to-understand lessons and examples.
You’ll learn how to manage a variety of networking platforms using simple code, how to build new operating systems from scratch, and even how to utilize the latest data encryption methods in order to safeguard information.
Add Linux to your programming toolkit with the Complete 2020 Learn Linux Bundle for just $69—over 95% off its usual price today.
Prices are subject to change.

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What did Pokémon Go Fest attendees earn for Enigma Week?

Celebrating mysterious Pokémon like Elgyem, Unown, and Deoxys!

The second of the Ultra Unlock Bonuses is Enigma Week. Trainers around the globe were able to complete 16 challenges, and so all Pokémon Go players are being rewarded with an entire week of mysterious and enigmatic Pokémon. What can we expect from Enigma Week?

What are Ultra Unlock Bonuses

As is tradition with Pokémon GO Fest events, Ultra Unlock bonuses are rewards ticket holders can earn for everyone by completing challenges. Throughout day one of Pokémon GO Fest 2020, Trainers had over 30 global challenges tied to the Rotating Habitats. Every eight challenges that were completed by players around the world earned one additional Ultra Unlock event week for a total of three events. The second of those weeks begins now, Friday, August 8, 2020.

Ultra Unlock Week Two: Enigma Week

Because Trainers completed 16 global challenges, we unlocked Enigma Week. This week will focus on some of the most mysterious Pokémon…

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Here are all of your options for sharing your personal shortcut collection

Make Shortcuts better for everyone by sharing your personal favorites.

The Shortcuts app allows you to create time-saving setups both simple and complicated, but no matter what you’ve created, if you’re proud of it, you might want to share it. This can be a great way for people to set up complicated shortcuts on their own devices without having to slog through creating them or a way for you to do the same.

How to share shortcuts from the shortcut editor in iOS 13
How to share a shortcut from your Library in iOS 13
How to share links to a specific shortcut
How to share links to all of your Shortcuts
How to stop sharing a shortcut
How to add a shared shortcut to your library

How to share shortcuts from the shortcut editor in iOS 13

With the Shortcuts app integrated directly into the system in iOS 13, sharing shortcuts is a little more complicated. First, you have to make sure you can share shortcuts at all with the ”Allow Untrusted Shortcuts” switch in settings.

Before you begin…

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Defend your new 11-inch iPad Pro with one of these screen protectors

With an edge-to-edge display, the 11-inch iPad Pro (2020) offers one of the most brilliant iPad displays to date. To protect your investment and its Liquid Crystal display, consider one of these high-quality screen protectors available at different price points. You’ll be happy you did!

Real touch sensitivity

Supershieldz (3 Pack) Screen Protector

Staff favorite

Made from high-quality Japanese PET film, the Supershiedz offers easy installation with no residue. The matte film has a natural feel and was designed to protect your tablet from daily scratches, dust, and scraps. It’s good at removing fingerprints too.

$8 at Amazon

Tempered glass

ZAGG InvisibleShield Glass Plus

Smudge resistant and long-lasting, this product offers three times the shatter protection versus an unprotected screen. Includes a bubble-free application with EZ apply tabs.

$41 at Amazon

Paper feel

PaperLike Screen Protector

Make your iPad feel more like paper. If you’re an artist, take the Apple P…

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