You can now use Apple Pay for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and more

Apple has added Apple Pay as a payment method for a variety of purchases, including the App Store, iTunes Store, Apple Music, Apple Books, or to buy iCloud storage. The changes are reflected in an updated support document first spotted by MacRumors.

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New Google Lens icon is now rolling out across Android

Last month, the Google app rolled out a new Google Lens icon in Assistant that was officially unveiled at I/O 2019 alongside all the new visual search capabilities. After rolling out to Google Photos just this morning, the logo is now available in the app shortcut.

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Almost all Macs since 2011 affected by new ‘ZombieLoad’ Intel chip vulnerability, patch included in macOS 10.14.5

Intel has detailed today that four new exploits named ZombieLoad make almost every chip it has made since 2011 vulnerable to attacks. ZombieLoad has some similarities to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs we saw last year. Apple has already patched the vulnerabilities with yesterday’s macOS 10.14.5 update.

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Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 debut on Samsung Smart TVs alongside iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 release

The all-new Apple TV app is now available for Samsung Smart TVs, marking the first time the video player has been available beyond Apple’s own platforms. Samsung Smart TVs are also gaining support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 feature for wirelessly sending audio and video to the TV screen without a set-top box attached.

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Apple Watch gains ‘2019’ Pride face update in watchOS 5.2.1

Apple debuted a brand new Pride face in the middle of the WWDC 2018 keynote last year, pairing a rainbow colored watch face with a matching band. Now Apple’s Pride face is getting a new design on the Apple Watch with an updated style option. There’s also a new Pride Analog version with full screen and circular versions.

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Update WhatsApp now to avoid spyware installation from a single missed call

A vulnerability discovered in Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging app is being exploited to inject commercial spyware onto Android and iOS phones by simply calling the target, reportsThe Financial TimesThe spyware, developed by Israel’s secretive NSO group, can be installed without trace and without the target answering the call, according to security researchers and confirmed by WhatsApp.

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Apple releases iOS 12.3 & tvOS 12.3 with new TV app, watchOS 5.2.1 & macOS 10.14.5 also now available

Have you been waiting for the public release of iOS 12.3? If so, today is your day. Apple has released iOS 12.3 to everyone after six developer betas. Read on for a roundup of all the new features you’ll get with iOS 12.3.

In addition to iOS 12.3, Apple today is also releasing watchOS 5.2.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.5, and tvOS 12.3. The third-generation Apple TV 3 is also getting a new 7.3 software version.

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Apple Card: Here’s what it looks like out of the box

Over this weekend, Benjamin Geskin posted on Twitter stating that a group of employees have received their own branded Apple Card credit cards as part of a semi-private beta. Geskin posted some photos of the card units, but he has photoshopped over the engraved name to supposedly hide the source’s identity.

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Apex Legends ‘piggy-backers’ face temp bans, Respawn says

A community manager for Apex Legendsyesterday identified a new behavior that can get you a temporary ban: Piggy-backing, which is basically hanging around a squad of good players, doing nothing, and still collecting XP to level up. It’s sparked a debate of how Apex Legends rewards XP in the first place.

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Best Android apps of 2019 (May)

With the end of April, we have piled up 10 best new apps which were launched and are worth downloading onto your Android phone. A few of these are still in the development phase but are available to download through the Google Play Store.

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