The iPhone’s future with 5G; USB 4 and the Mac; how to change the Apple Watch app list; your hot takes

The Macworld Podcast has a new format that we’d like to explain before we go on with the show. The main difference is that we’re going back to an audio-only format. If you’ve been joining our live video feeds, thank you! Moving forward, you can get the podcast on the Macworld …

The new USB4 spec promises a lot: Thunderbolt 3 support, 40Gbps bandwidth, and less confusion

Meet USB4, which promises to simply the USB naming scheme and integrate the high-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 specification. Just a week after the upcoming USB 3.2 specification’s branding scheme threatened to confuse PC buyers, the next USB spec is trying to resolve it all.  Though we don’t know the answer to all of the questions …

Kuo: Frosted iPhone XI, 32GB RAM on 13-inch MacBook Pro

TF International analyst and veteran Apple watcher Ming-chi Kuo has put out a bumper crop of predictions for a lot of upcoming hardware based on supply chain reports. In an investment note obtained by 9to5Mac, Kuo outlined his vision for the upcoming iPhones, which we’re operationally calling the iPhone XI, …

Project Ara, Pixel 4 and neither the twain shall meet | #PNWeekly 345

Apple’s laying off the hardware, but laying on content publishers hard to join its future single-stream subscription hubs and they don’t like how much Cupertino wants. All the while, people are happy to spend more on apps. Plus, the truth on a Project Ara revival and Google’s Pixel 4 and …

We may get a new iPod Touch and iPhones with USB-C this year

It’s been a while since we received the 6th generation iPod Touch, and the last time it had some improvements, we even lost the iPod shuffle and iPod Nano. After those changes in 2017, the future for the iPod devices was unclear. Now we get rumors of a possible new …

Battlestation alert! This Targus USB-C dock connects four monitors

If you own a notebook equipped with a USB-C port, you’ll want a USB-C hub to enable legacy connectivity with ethernet or an external HDMI monitor. One external monitor. Wait, you want four? Well, Targus has you covered. At CES 2019, Targus showed off the DOCK520USZ, also known as the USB-C Universal QUAD …

L’USB-C se dote d’un système d’authentification intelligent

L’adoption massive du standard USB-C sur tout type de périphériques, allant des ordinateurs aux smartphones jusqu’à la dernière génération d’iPad Pro, pose quelques problèmes. Ce standard aux nombreux atouts (réversible, très polyvalent, vitesse de charge et de transfert ) a aussi des inconvénients. Le risque de transfert de données malveillantes …