Trump’s TikTok download ban temporarily blocked by U.S. federal judge

The ban on new downloads was set to come into effect at 11:59 PM on Sunday.

What you need to know

A federal judge in Washington has granted a preliminary injunction to TikTok, temporarily blocking President Trump’s ban on the video-sharing app.
Had the injunction not been granted, TikTok would have been removed from Apple and Google’s app stores Sunday night.
However, the restrictions announced by the Commerce Department, which are set to go into effect on November 12, have not been blocked.

In what can be described as a big setback for the Trump administration, a federal judge in Washington has granted a preliminary injunction to TikTok, blocking the app’s ban from Apple and Google’s app stores in the U.S (via The Verge). However, U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols hasn’t blocked the restrictions on the app by the Commerce Department, which will go into effect on November 12.

President Donald Trump declared TikTok a ”national emergency” on August 6 and said that the app would …

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You Can Pay What You Want for These 11 Cyber Security Courses

While some industries are struggling right now, cybersecurity is booming, thanks to the massive shift to remote work. If you want to break into this lucrative career, the Complete Cyber Security Certification Training Bundle offers 11 great courses working toward key exams. It’s worth $1,990, but you can currently pay what you want for the training.
According to industry experts, there will be a shortfall of 3.5 million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity by next year. As a result, top companies are willing to offer six-figure paychecks to anyone with the right credentials.
This bundle can help you get on the path to a career in cybersecurity, with 108 hours of educational content. Through engaging video tutorials, you’ll learn how to apply cybersecurity principles to a professional environment.
This includes training on risk management, common threats, and disaster recovery for systems and networks. You also get extensive prep for top exams, including CISM, CISA, and CSP+. All the c…

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iMore Show 721: How to make Home screen customizations!

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple!

The gang walk through how to customize your iPhone by creating widgets in iOS 14 and giving personalized flair to your home screen. They also talk about Apple’s new band sizing options (and returns if your Solo Loop doesn’t fit).

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Top 20 home screen customization apps hit 5.7 million downloads in 4 days | iMore
iOS 14 customization drives Pinterest to break its daily download record | iMore
How to use widgets on your iPhone Home screen | iMore
Best Home Screen Customization apps for iPhone and iPad | iMore
People are making real money by selling icon sets for iOS 14 Home screens | iMore
How to make custom Home page icons for iPhone | iMore
Apple will now send an Apple Watch Sport Band to people whose Solo Loop doesn’t fit | iMore
‎Apple Talk: Apple Le…

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Let’s talk aesthetic Home screens, Apple Watches, iPhone 12, and more

It’s all about being ”aesethetic AF” these days, whether on your iPhone, or maybe a mechanical keyboard.

After taking the last few weeks off, I must say, it’s good to be back. And let me tell you — it was nice to be able to watch an Apple event like the rest of you, while my colleagues dominated with the Apple September event coverage! I haven’t actually watched an Apple event like everyone else in like, ever, so it was a nice change. But I’m totally ready for the iPhone 12 event next month, that I can tell you.

So while I was gone, Apple has released the new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE. Our own Luke Filipowicz has reviewed the Apple Watch SE, and I highly recommend giving it a look. The Apple Watch SE starts at only $279 and it offers an incredible amount of value for first-time Watch owners, or those who are upgrading from an older Apple Watch (Series 0, 1, 2, and 3 primarily).

But if you want the latest and greatest, then the Apple Watch Series 6 is a great op…

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Content creators fail to stop the TikTok ban

A U.S. district court judge denied TikTok creator’s request for a temporary restraining order.

What you need to know

Three content creators sued to stop the TikTok ban.
The ban is set to take place today.
TikTok is still fighting for an emergency injunction.

Today, Sunday, Sept. 27, the Trump Administration ban is set to go into effect, which would require Google and Apple to remove TikTok from the Google Play Store and App Store respectively. U.S. residents that already have the app on their device would continue to be able to use it, for now.

FAQ: TikTok & WeChat ban — why it’s happening and what it means for you

Three TikTok content creators attempted to stop the ban with a request for a temporary restraining order in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, according to AppleInsider.

The content creators argued that they earn their living from TikTok and the ban would cause irreparable harm. The group calls out TikTok’s unique algorithm (a part of the service that Byt…

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Apples Craig Federighi förklarar hur Scribble-funktionen fungerar på Ipad

All data behandlas lokalt, berättar Craig Federighi.

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How to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad

Due to the current TikTok situation we weren’t sure if we’d still be able to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad anymore. Fortunately, we had some good news last Sunday, since TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart made a deal that stopped the U.S. government from banning the app. Still, if you’ve ever thought about signing up for TikTok, you should do it now before it’s too late. Here’s what you need to do.

Apps used in this guide

A Virtual Private Network: ExpressVPN (See latest pricing at ExpressVPN)

How to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad

First, go to the App Store app.
Search for TikTok.
Download the TikTok app.
Now, open the TikTok app.
A Sign Up window will pop up on your app.
Select how you want to sign up.

Enter your Birthday.

Create a username.
Choose your interests.
Swipe up or tap on Start Watching.

How to sign up for TikTok on iPhone or iPad using a VPN

If you can’t or you just don’t want to download the app, you can still access TikTok from Safari or any oth…

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Back the world’s smallest 100W and 200W GaN USB-C charger on Kickstarter

An incredibly compact GaN charger that works with a wide range of devices.

On August 11, 2020, Chargeasap launched a Kickstarter page for their line of GaN chargers, which includes the Omega 4-in-1 GaN USB-C Charger. This device is boasted as being the world’s smallest 200W GaN charger to date. If you haven’t heard about GaN chargers yet, don’t worry. They’re relatively new tech that haven’t become mainsteam just yet.

You see, traditional chargers are made out of sillicon, but GaN chargers are made using gallium nitride, which don’t require as many components and allows them to be smaller. So why haven’t they become the standard? That’s mostly because it takes money for manufacturers to switch over to new processing proceedures. But it’s possible these will become the chargers of the future.

We got our hands on a Omega 4-in-1 GaN USB-C Charger to see just how well it actually works. It is indeed incredibly compact considering that it holds four different ports and it definitely ha…

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Apple Watch Series 3-användare klagar på buggar i Watch OS 7

Har du en Series 3-modell av Apples smartklocka kan det vara på sin plats att vänta in nästa Watch OS-uppdatering.

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Apple pausar alla App Store-avgifter för ”online-event”

Apple kommer under en period inte ta ut sin sedvanliga, 30-procentiga avgift från utvecklare för visst innehåll på App Store.

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