YouTube is getting a new dark theme on iOS

The official YouTube app for iOS is getting a new dark theme. The theme makes YouTube easier on the eye — particularly at night — and could help improve battery life on your iPhone X. iOS has always been a predominantly bright operating system, with suggestions of a system-wide dark theme yet to come to […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra and Nokia 8 getting new updates

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphone. It’s a security update that bumps the build number from 42.0.A.4.153 to 42.0.A.4.167, and delivers the Android January security patch. There’s no information on what other changes (if any) are included in the update. Android OS version stays at 7.0 Nougat as well. Moving on, the Nokia 8 has also started getting the January patch. The update – which also includes fixes for Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities – weighs in at around 97MB and is currently hitting units in Europe. Via 1 2 – Latest articles

Toyota and Lexus vehicles will finally start getting CarPlay this year

 Toyota has been a holdout from CarPlay, Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone. The automaker and its luxury brand Lexus have yet to offer it in any models, despite most other car companies giving in on at least a few vehicles (which tends to later to broader rollout thereafter). The new 2019 Toyota Avalon will have CarPlay on board, however. The vehicle was… Read More
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Apple is getting very, very serious about enterprise IT

Late one Friday when no one was looking, Apple quietly updated the business support section of its website, Apple at Work. The move wasn’t widely advertised, but it reflects the growing importance the company places in the enterprise markets.

The times they have a-changed

It wasn’t long ago that saying Apple products have a place in enterprise IT would open you to acres of ridicule.

That’s not the case today, as Apple becomes an essential item in every enterprise tool kit. IBM calls Apple “pervasive in the enterprise,” while Jamf CEO Dean Hager notes that his own internal company research suggests 75% of enterprise users would choose a Mac for their next computer if given the choice. 

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Bathrooms are getting smarter, for better or worse

Getting up from the toilet after a satisfying bowel movement, you walk right over to the sink and start washing your hands. "Alexa, flush my toilet," you say while reaching for your toothbrush. Your mirror starts displaying your schedule for the day,…
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