Roundup: Google preempts iPhone 12 with new 5G-enabled Pixel 5 and 4a, redesigned Chromecast, more

Google today held a virtual event to announce its newest products, including Pixel 5 and 4a with 5G network support, a redesigned Chromecast with Google TV, a Nest Audio speaker, changes to the Android TV, and more. Read on as we highlight Google’s main announcements to keep you updated on the latest tech news. more… …

iVANKY 4K USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to HDMI MacBook adapter & cables now 50% off

Today we are taking a closer look at a new USB-C to HDMI adapter and cable (with Thunderbolt 3 compatibility) courtesy of iVANKY with an exclusive 50% off deal for 9to5 readers. iVANKY VBD61 USB-C to HDMI Cable $8.50 (Reg. $17) Using code 9to5VBDVBK iVANKY VBK11 USB-C to Female HDMI Adapter $7 (Reg. $14) Using …

Lots of happy people as Palantir and Asana spike on first day of trading

The markets are closed and the verdicts are in: investors liked what they saw in Palantir and Asana . The two companies, which debuted this morning in dual (and duel) direct listings, continued to prove that enterprise tech companies without the brand recognition of Spotify (which conducted its own direct listing back in 2018) can …

Dustin Moskovitz discusses Asana’s first trading day

It’s a big day for Asana, the work management tool that debuted on the NYSE this morning in a direct listing. Founded back in 2009 by Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein, the company has assiduously grown over the years, taking in about $213 million in venture capital the past decade and reaching almost $100 million …

Charges filed in hack that caused NFL athlete’s nude pics to be posted on Twitter

Enlarge / The Department of Justice seal as seen during a press conference in December 2019. (credit: Samuel Corum | Getty Images) Federal authorities have accused two men of hacking the email and social media accounts of multiple athletes with the National Football League and the National Basketball Association and either selling or ransoming the …

Everything Google announced at its hardware event

This year, Google’s annual hardware event consisted of a brisk 30 minutes of pre-recorded promotional videos, but the company managed to pack a number of new product announcements into that time. To make things easy for you, here’s a quick rundown of everything that Google announced, including the Google Pixel 5, a new TV interface …

How 3 remote-friendly tech companies plan to return to the office

Six months ago, millions of workers left their offices for the last time without realizing it. Many would be laid off because of the pandemic, but for those fortunate to keep their jobs, some of their employers still haven’t determined whether they will open their workplaces again. Some of the biggest tech employers in the …

Deliveries package tracking app switches to subscription model, updated with new design and more

Deliveries has been one of the most popular iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch for many years, offering an easy way to track packages from multiple services in one place. A major update to Deliveries today gives it an updated design, several new features, and a new business model. more… The post Deliveries package tracking …

Stacktrace Podcast 103: “Widgets are data”

Building and using iOS widgets, the community’s adoption of SwiftUI, an update on whether game streaming services are now viable on iOS, multiple ways of using view models, and Swift’s new Windows compatibility. Sponsored by DEVONthink: Manage your documents the smart way on Mac and iOS. Get 10% off with code 9to5mac-2020. https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/stacktrace/HwAsZBztAg_StacktraceEp103.mp3 Download MP3 more… The post …