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OWC’s cheap Mac Pro wheels are still pretty expensive

OWC If you balked at the $400 extra to configure a Mac Pro with wheels (let alone the $699 to buy the kit after the fact), OWC is coming to your rescue. The company is taking pre-orders (via MacRumors and The Verge) for a Rover Pro wheel kit that will normally cost $250, and are …

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Apple: iOS games need individual review, which blocks cloud gaming apps

Peter Summers via Getty Images Cloud gaming is back for another go-round, however Apple’s mobile platforms are sitting this round out. While OnLive was able to deliver streamed gaming to iPads years ago, Stadia and GeForce Now have yet to make an iOS debut, and Microsoft ended support for the platform after time for its …

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Apple sponsors a three-year UCLA study on depression and anxiety

Chris Velazco / Engadget With help from Apple, UCLA is launching a new three-year study to understand how factors like sleep and physical activity can impact depression and anxiety symptoms. The study will start this week with a pilot that will involve 150 participants drawn from the UCLA Health medical center. In 2021, the school …

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Apple’s Phil Schiller will step down from his role as VP of marketing

Apple’s Phil Schiller discussing new iPhones on stage at one of the events he will continue to oversee. Apple His successor Greg Joswiak has appeared at Apple’s events too. Apple In addition to announcing new iMac models this morning, Apple took to its newsroom PR blog today to announce that prominent executive Phil Schiller will …

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Apple’s 27-inch iMac gets Comet Lake, T2 chip, a better camera, and more

Enlarge / The 27-inch iMac. Apple Today, Apple announced changes to its iMac product line, with significant upgrades in the 27-inch model, a move to SSDs in the 21.5-inch model, and more performance at lower prices for the iMac Pro. The 27-inch iMac still has a 5K display, and its chassis is the same. Those …

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ProtonMail founder: Apple uses monopoly to “hold all of us hostage”

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images The developer behind secure email service ProtonMail today came out swinging against the way Apple allegedly uses its App Store to control access to iOS users and cut out competitors. The company is all but begging regulators to take stronger action. “Apple has become a monopoly, crushing potential competitors …

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Dark Sky on Android shuts down following Apple deal

Artur Debat via Getty Images Like it or not, you’ll have to move on from Dark Sky if you’re an Android user. The 9to5Google reports that Apple has shut down Dark Sky on Android and Wear OS as promised, leaving users without the app’s highly localized weather. Apple had initially planned to shutter these versions …

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Apple’s latest acquisition could turn iPhones into payment terminals

grinvalds via Getty Images iPhone users may be able to accept credit card payments from other people without needing extra hardware in the future. According to Bloomberg, Apple has acquired a startup called Mobeewave Inc., which is behind a technology that can turn iPhones into payment terminals. The tech giant reportedly paid $100 million for …

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The best deals we found this week: MacBook Air, TCL Roku TVs and more

Engadget All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. If you buy something through one of the links on this page, we may earn an affiliate commission. This week is a good time to grab a new Apple laptop. Both Amazon and B&H Photo have the latest …

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Telegram files EU antitrust complaint against Apple’s App Store

Enlarge Carl Court / Getty Images Telegram, the messaging app, has become the latest company to file a formal antitrust complaint to the EU over Apple’s App Store. In a complaint to EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager, Telegram, which has more than 400 million users, said Apple must “allow users to have the opportunity of …

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