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Sep 23
Duplicate Sweeper free for a week to celebrate macOS Sierra’s launch

To celebrate the launch of macOS Sierra, Wide Angle Software has announced that its duplicate file finder software, Duplicate Sweeper, is now available for free for a week at the Mac App Store in the Utilities category.

Duplicate Sweeper allows you to find and remove duplicate photos, music, documents and other files on your Mac quick and easy. It’s compatible with macOS Sierra, as well as all 64-Bit Macs running OS X 10.8 or higher. Duplicate Sweeper 1.02 normally retails at $19.9 from Wide Angle Software's website (https://www.wideanglesoftware.com).

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Sep 23
Apple releases iOS 10.0.2

Apple has released iOS 10.0.2. It addresses an issue that could prevent headphone audio controls from temporarily not working.

It also resolves an issue that caused Photos to quit for some users when turning on iCloud Photo Library and fixes an issue that prevented enabling some app extensions. iOS 10.0.2 can be installed through Software Update within the iOS Settings app, or by connecting an iPhone or iPad to iTunes on a Mac or PC.

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Sep 23
SuperTab for Mac now integrates with Snagit

SpriTec Software has announced SuperTab 2.3 (http://www.supertab.me/SuperTab.html), an update to its utility application for macOS.

SuperTab enhances and extends the Mac's built-in Command-Tab Application Switcher. Version 2.3 now integrates with the Snagit screen capture app. The update also adds an in-app preview of MP4 and .mov videos, enabling Snagit users to preview their video captures, as well as to preview MP4 and .mov files within SuperTab.

SuperTab 2.3 is free to download and install and is fully-functional for 30 days. After 30 days, it remains fully-functional but will occasionally ask users to register. Users can take advantage of a special 50% off sale price of $10 through Oct. 31. SuperTab 2.3 is a free upgrade for SuperTab 2.x users. Users of earlier 1.x versions of SuperTab can upgrade to 2.3 for $2.99.

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Sep 23
PDF Decryptor Pro for macOS gets improve optimization

Adeptshare has released PDF Decrypter Pro 2.2 for macOS, an update of their utility designed to decrypt password protected PDF files.

Once decrypted, the PDF file can be edited, printed, and have text and graphics selected and copied into other documents. Users can also edit any annotations and form fields. The decrypted PDF file can be edited in any PDF editor. All versions of Adobe Acrobat are supported, but Acrobat isn’t required for its operation. Version 2.2 offers improved optimization.

PDF Decrypter Pro 2.2 requires macOS 10.6.6 or later and costs $29.99. It’s available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Utilities category and via the PDF Decrypter website (http://www.pdfdecrypter.com).

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Sep 22
Cocoatech releases Path Finder 7.4 (macOS Sierra Edition)

Cocoatech has announced Path Finder 7.4 (http://www.cocoatech.com/) , a free update of their file browser for users running macOS Sierra 10.12.

Path Finder allows you to view hidden files, compare, merge and synchronize folders, batch rename and batch select files, use Dual Pane and full keyboard navigation to browse your file system and much more. P

You can try Path Finder 7.4 — which requires macOS 10.7 or later — for free for 30 days with all the features available to you during that period. Path Finder costs $39.95 for a single user license applicable for up to three user-owned computers. The software is available for purchase from the Cocoatech online store or from within the application itself. Volume license discounts are available.

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Sep 22
iOS 10.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.1 public betas now available

Apple has posted public beta versions of iOS 10.1 and macOS 10.12.1 to eligible participants.

The goal of the public beta program is to get feedback on bugs and features from a large number of users. If you're not already signed up for the public beta program, you can do so here (https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/).

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Sep 22
Winclone, Boot Runner and SD Clone are macOS Sierra ready

Twocanoes Software (www.twocanoes.com) says Winclone, Boot Runner and SD Clone are macOS Sierra ready. 

Winclone is a solution for cloning and migrating Boot Camp on the Mac; pricing starts at $19.99. Boot Runner is a dual-boot startup control and boot management utility for enterprise Macs; pricing starts at $9.99. SD Clone offers a way to clone SD and other media cards on the Mac; pricing starts at $99.99.

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Sep 22
HoudahGeo 5.1 adds locations to photos

Houdah Software has unveiled HoudahGeo 5.1, an upgrade to the photo geotagging tool for Mac.

The app tags photos with location coordinates and names. Standard EXIF, XMP and IPTC geotags allow photo cataloging tools to organize and later find photos by location. HoudahGeo integrates with Apple Photos, iPhoto, Aperture and Adobe Lightroom. Version 5.1 adds locations to photos in the Apple Photos library on macOS Sierra, as well as offers Apple Maps in addition to MapBox maps.

HoudahGeo 5.1 costs $39 for a single-user license. A full-featured demo version is available. Licenses are available from the Houdah Software store (https://www.houdah.com/houdahGeo/). Upgrades from HoudahGeo 4 start at $19. Upgrades are available through in-app purchases. HoudahGeo licenses purchased on or after December 1, 2015 remain valid for HoudahGeo 5.

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Sep 21
Apple releases new developer betas of macOS Sierra, iOS, watchOS, and...

Hot on the heels of Tuesday’s release of macOS Sierra, Apple has released the first developer betas for version 10.12.1. iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, and tvOS 10.0.1. They can downloaded from the Apple Developer Center.

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Sep 21
Together 3.6 introduces iCloud for all with macOS Sierra

Reinvented Software has updated Together for Mac (http://reinventedsoftware.com/together/) to version 3.6. The app is for collecting, organizing and searching all kinds of files.

Just about anything can be added to Together for safe keeping, tagged, previewed, collected together in different ways and found again instantly. With version 3.6’s iCloud support, Together libraries can be seamlessly shared with other Macs and iOS devices. Changes made on one device will automatically appear on others.

Together 3.6 for Mac costs $49.99 and requires macOS Sierra. It’s a free upgrade for all Together 3 users. A 15-day trial is available for download from the Reinvented Software website. Together 1.6 for iPad and iPhone is $9.99 and is available at the Apple App Store.

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Sep 21
Paragon Software offers a UFSD Value Pack

Paragon Software Group has released Paragon UFSD (Universal File System Driver) Value Pack (http://tinyurl.com/jxbdg4c), a bundle of five cross-platform tools: NTFS for Mac, ExtFS for Mac, HFS+ for Windows, ExtFS for Windows, and NTFS-HFS Converter.

The $49.95 UFSD Value Pack has been developed for users working with multiple operating systems to instantly solve compatibility issues. It comes with a lifetime free upgrade guarantee. For existing Paragon NTFS for Mac customers, the UFSD Value Pack is available for $19.95.
 
Paragon UFSD Value Pack includes tools for read and write access to NTFS, HFS+, and ExtFS partitions from macOS or Windows-based systems. With Paragon UFSD Value Pack installed, dual-boot users can write files to NTFS-formatted USB flash drives, SSDs, or traditional hard drives, and copy data to NAS-based storage from a macOS-based computer.

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Sep 21
MovieMerge+ for macOS gets expanded undo support, more

einstein's legacy has upgraded MovieMerge+, their video combination tool developed for macOS, to version 2.7.1.

The app is designed for professional and amateur video content creators who need a tool for organizing and joining a collection of video clips together into a single movie. Version 2.7.1 includes expanded undo support, timeline presets, swipe-to-delete and a variety of other minor user interface enhancements.

MovieMerge+ 2.7.1 requires macOS 10.11 or higher and costs $9.99. It’s available worldwide exclusively from the Mac App Store (http://tinyurl.com/zmyl526) in the Video category.

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Sep 21
Check Print'R for macOS revved to version 3.21

Match Software has released Check Print'R 3.21, an update to their check printing application for macOS. The app allows anyone to create and print checks for up to 15 separate bank accounts.

Check Print'R can print checks to plain letter-sized paper, or to check refill paper available at most office supply stores. Version 3.21 brings the ability to print the contents of the check register in either portrait or landscape format.

Check Print'R 3.21requires macOS 10.7 or later and costs $15.99. It’s available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Finance category. The app is also available for purchase from the Check Print'R website (http://tinyurl.com/jaonr8s).

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Sep 21
Mediunic gets a major update for macOS Sierra

Guilherme Rambo has announced Mediunic 1.2, an update to his Medium Client developed exclusively for macOS. The new version is ready for macOS Sierra.

Mediunic is a simple app that allows users to read Medium stories on a clean, distraction-free interface. With version 1.2, users can now enjoy the same experience when writing on Medium, since the app now supports writing stories as well.

Mediunic 1.2 costs $1.99 and requires macOS 10.11 or later. It’s available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store (http://tinyurl.com/hdvs2d3).

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Sep 21
Openwave Mobility launches SmartidM

Openwave Mobility has launched SmartidM for mobile operators to effectively manage their subscribers’ data, and launch new services. SmartidM is part of the company’s Subscriber Data Management (SDM) portfolio of products. Use cases for SmartidM include centralized ID management for fraud prevention, delivering BingeOn type services and introducing micropayments that require collaboration between mobile operators and OTTs.
 
SmartidM (http://tinyurl.com/hd8y2r7) is able to handle both encrypted and non-encrypted sessions and a number of operators are deploying Openwave Mobility’s technology ahead of Apple’s deadline for new protocols. Starting Jan. 1 2017, Apple will force all apps to comply with its App Transport Security (ATS) HTTPS encryption protocols.

This will adversely impact mobile operators that do not have the technology to manage encrypted traffic, according to Indranil...

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Sep 20
Monotype debuts FontExplorer X

Monotype has announced the availability of FontExplorer X Pro 6, the latest version of its popular font management software. Among other new features, it now includes the ability to apply more classifications to fonts for better organization and easier searching, as well as the ability to test fonts and edit website text in a web preview mode, helping customers quickly find and use the right font for their project.

New features in FontExplorer X Pro 6 include:

° Enhanced font classifications in granular subcategories like: newspaper, graffiti, display, brush, casual script and handwriting, among others;

° Plug-in support for use of fonts in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5 and Illustrator CC 2015.5, and QuarkXPress 2016;

° Automatic placement of typeface files into the macOS User Directory to adhere to new security policies and eliminate the need for manual management;

° Expanded language support displays localized font information (where available) for...

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Sep 20
AT&T is phasing out the U-verse brand

AT&T is phasing out the U-verse brand with AT&T Internet and AT&T Phone replacing U-verse Internet and phone.

AT&T has already implemented a shift away from U-verse TV to its Directv brand for video, and there are rumors that Directv won’t survive over the long term either. First reported by DSLReports.com, AT&T confirmed to Telecompetitor.com that the U-verse brand is being retired for “simplicity.”

AT&T U-verse, commonly called U-verse, is an AT&T brand of triple-play telecommunications services in 21 states of the U.S. Launched on June 26, 2006, U-verse includes — or, rather, included — broadband Internet, IP telephone, and IPTV services in 21 states.[2][3] The U-verse name has also used for the bundling of wireless and DirecTV services, even outside AT&T's 21 state local coverage area.

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Sep 20
BBEdit is ready for macOS Sierra

Bare Bones Software (www.barebones.com) has released BBEdit 11.6.2, an update to its text and code editor. The new version adds compatibility with macOS Sierra along with more than two dozen other changes, refinements and fixes for specific
reported issues.

BBEdit 11.6.2 maintains the recently introduced evaluation model in which the full, complete feature set is available for the first 30 days of use. At the end of the 30-day evaluation period, the permanently functional feature set changes to include BBEdit's editing capabilities, but not its web authoring tools or other exclusive features. BBEdit's exclusive features may be re-enabled at any time with a purchased license.

BBEdit 11.6.2 requires macOS 10.9.5 or later. It’s a free update to all BBEdit 11 customers. For new users, BBEdit has a suggested retail price of $49.99. Special upgrade pricing is available to owners of BBEdit 10 for $29.99,...

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Sep 20
CS Odessa releases new Basic Floor Plan Solution

CS Odessa (www.conceptdraw.com) has released a new Basic Floor Plan Solution in ConceptDraw Solution Park. It extends ConceptDraw Pro diagramming and vector drawing software with easy-to-use building elements.

The new solution in the ConceptDraw Solution Park includes collections of samples, and libraries of vector stencils and icons that support the drawing of building plans and premises layouts. It contains samples and libraries for designing house plans, apartment and office layout plans.

ConceptDraw Pro is compatible with Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. It’s supported by the business solutions located in ConceptDraw Solution Park, and retails for $199 per end user license. ConceptDraw Pro 10 is included in ConceptDraw Office v3 which retails for $499.

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Sep 20
Safari 10 arrives on the scene

Apple has updated Safari to version 10.0. According to Apple, it:

° Adds support for Safari Extensions from the Mac App Store;
° Displays HTML 5 video whenever it’s available for faster load times better battery life, and stronger security;
° Enhances security by running plug-ins only on websites you authorize;
° Improves Autofill and adds support for auto-filling any information from any contact in Contacts;
° Enhances the formatting in Reader view;
° Remembers the zoom level for each website you visit.

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Sep 23
Cyber attacks against smart city services may pose...

Tripwire (www.tripwire.com), a provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, has announced the results of a survey conducted on behalf of Tripwire by Dimensional Research.

The June survey assessed cyber security challenges associated with smart city technologies. Survey respondents included over 200 IT professionals working for state and local governments.

When asked if a cyber attack targeting critical city infrastructure posed a threat to public safety, 83% of the respondents said, “yes.” In addition, 78% percent of the respondents stated there would likely be a cyber attack against smart city services in 2016.

Smart cities use IT solutions to manage a wide range of city services, including smart grids, transportation, surveillance cameras, wastewater treatment and more. Navigant Research anticipates that global smart city technology revenue will...

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Sep 22
Contactless POS terminal retail transactions to boom

A new study from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that the global value of contactless POS (point of sale) terminal transactions, conducted in-store via cards, mobile and wearables, will approach $500 billion annually by 2017. This is up from an estimated $321 billion this year.

However, the low value nature of contactless payments means that it will only represent just 5% of the total value of all POS transactions in 2017. According to the new research the surge in contactless-enabled POS terminals in 2015, allied to retailer obligations to card companies in many markets to ensure that all terminals will be contactless ready by 2020, is likely to prompt an upsurge in migration to contactless payment. For example, Visa announced more than 3.2 million contactless terminals in Europe as of April 2016, up 23% from 2.6 million at the end of April 2015.

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Sep 21
Nearly half of U.S. consumers look forward to...

As the race for self-driving cars accelerates, new data shows that 43% of U.S. consumers would buy or ride in autonomous vehicles (AV) if they were broadly available today, according to the survey released today by Altman Vilandrie & Company (http://www.altvil.com). However, the survey reveals widespread concerns about the safety of self-driving cars: 64% of consumers say they would not buy an AV because they believe AVs are dangerous.

As part of the survey, Altman Vilandrie & Company also interviewed more than 20 industry experts, including those in auto manufacturing, car technology and mobile communications, who on the whole are very bullish on the future of AVs. The survey comes as activity related to autonomous cars has reached an inflection point, with leading carmakers (Audi, GM, Tesla), technology titans (Google, Apple), numerous startups, and ride sharing companies like Uber announcing plans...

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Sep 20
More than 30% of Application to Person (A2P) traffic...

A new study from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that global operator revenue loss from “grey route” A2P traffic will amount to $62 billion over the next 6six years, despite the increased deployment of firewalls and other security measures.

The research argued that in part the high levels of grey route traffic – essentially A2P messages masquerading as P2P (Person to Person) messages and delivered via non-interconnected routes – could be attributed by the scale of the price differential between A2P and P2P. It pointed out that the trend has become more pronounced as operators have offered high-volume, low cost SMS bundles to cope with the challenge of OTT (Over The Top) messaging services, with grey route traffic now accounting for more than 30% of all A2P messages.

According to the research, the typical cost of an A2P message using grey routes was often just 25% of a...

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Sep 19
Users rush to migrate from Linear TV Services

New data from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that revenues from SVOD (subscription video on demand) services, such as Netflix and Amazon, are set to more than double from $14.6 billion this year, to $34.6 billion in 2021. Netflix now sees US subscriber numbers level with leading network providers DirecTV & Comcast (47 million and 47.7 million respectively).

Juniper’s latest research found that SVOD providers can expect to see substantial returns on their expansion and growth strategies, as more countries and markets move to this method of video consumption, in a continual move away from linear, scheduled TV.

Whilst SVOD continues to draw customers away from traditional providers, networks are now seeking to diversify and adapt through “cord shaving,” with services such as YouTube and Hulu seeking to offer some linear cable streaming as part of subscription packages...

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Sep 16
Worldwide WLAN Market sees robust growth in quarter two

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 6.7% year over year in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), and increased 6.7% on a sequential basis.

According to new data from the IDC research group (www.idc.com), the enterprise segment grew 9.4% year over year in 2Q16, representing its strongest growth in over two years. The sustained growth observed so far in 2016 can be attributed to refresh cycles and the funding of digital transformation initiatives in many enterprises.

The 802.11ac standard has achieved market dominance and now accounts for 59.9% of dependent access point unit shipments and 77.4% of dependent access point revenues, representing a noticeably faster adoption rate from 802.11n than what we saw with the 802.11a/b/g to 802.11n transition several years ago.

Meanwhile, consumer WLAN market revenue saw growth for the first time since...

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Sep 15
Study: mobile coupons will be a major focus next year

3Cinteractive.com — a provider of mobile  marketing services — has unveiled its 2017 Mobile Marketing & Planning Report, which identifies key trends where brand marketers are placing their focus on mobile initiatives in 2017.

The report is based largely on an online survey 3C commissioned during July, 2016, which was presented to roughly 3,000 brand marketers across a variety of industries. Survey participants represent retail (29%), restaurants (21%), hospitality/tourism/travel (17%), financial services (14%), and a host of other industries as well.

Among the primary objectives in 2017, brand marketers cite “increase coupon redemption” (19%), and “customer loyalty acquisition” (19%). What’s more, “coupon delivery” (36%) “represent the largest share of tactics marketers plan to deploy to grow their mobile marketing impact.

Mobile coupons have become a focal point for many coupon-friendly industries, such as grocery and retail, because of the ability to...

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Sep 14
Gartner: worldwide server revenue dipped 0.8% in...

In the second quarter of 2016, worldwide server revenue declined 0.8% year-over-year while shipments grew 2% from the second quarter of 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. (www.gartner.com).

There was some shuffling among the top vendors in the second quarter, as Dell moved into the top spot in shipments, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) remained the worldwide leader in server revenue, notes the research group.

"The second quarter of 2016 produced some continued growth on a global level compared with the first quarter, although there were some varied results regionally," said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner.

All regions showed a decline in shipments except Asia/Pacific and North America, which posted growth of 5.6% and 3%, respectively. In terms of revenue, all regions except for Asia/Pacific and Eastern Europe exhibited a decline. Asia/Pacific grew by 6.1% and Eastern Europe...

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Sep 13
Three quarters of companies feel they are secure from...

Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has released a report into the business attitudes towards and experiences of cyber security and cyber attacks in SMEs and enterprises. The research revealed that three quarters of companies feel they are currently secure, even though half of those businesses also reported having previously experienced a cyber attack.

Increasingly, businesses are moving critical infrastructure online, making them more vulnerable to digital threats. Yet, the study found that despite increased concern and spend on cyber security over the last year, there is a high degree of complacency, with few common practices in response to this threat. Overall, 86% of respondents believe they are doing enough to mitigate the impact of cyber attacks. Most respondents still think it’s enough to have the IT or security department involved in mitigating the effect of cyber attacks, with 33%...

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Sep 12
Opportunity for faster, more secure transactions...

A new study from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that the total value of Venture Capital (VC) investment into blockchain technologies and Bitcoin companies totaled $290 million in the first six months of the year, with more than 30 startups receiving funding in that time.

More than a third of all investment was accounted for by three companies: Circle, the social payment provider; Blockstream, the sidechain developer; and Digital Asset holdings, a distributed ledger solutions provider. The new research report highlights the increasing diversification of nascent blockchain deployments, with applications ranging from identity to asset management. It pinpoints the banking sector as being particularly proactive, with several banks having already adopted the Ripple blockchain protocol and others piloting competing solutions.

Juniper Research says that in areas such as...

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Pyle Audio's (pyleusa.com) $289.99 Smart Robot Vacuum with Built-in Camera features six different cleaning modes. Users have the ability to control the Smart Vacuum from a smartphone to view the vacuum, change its... Read more »
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20:05
CBS News will feature Instagram Stories in debate...

Monday's US Presidential debates are shaping up to be the most easily streamable live TV in history, with options ranging from Twitter and YouTube to Facebook Live and Snapchat. Not wanting to be left out of the party, Instagram and CBS News have ann...

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19:50
TextWrangler 5.5.2

Brings compatibility with macOS 10.12 Sierra to the free text editor and fixes numerous bugs. (Free, 9.7 MB)

 

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19:47
Forensics firm says backups easier to crack in iOS...

Apple appears to have unintentionally weakened the security of local backups in iOS 10, as a result of offering an "alternative password verification mechanism," according to a Russian forensics company.

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18:38
Chromebooks now have an easy time running Android...

You no longer have to be an early adopter to run Android apps on a Chromebook. Google has released a stable version of Chrome OS that includes Google Play Store access in beta, giving you the opportunity to run mobile apps on top of your usual web a...

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18:25
Apple celebrates grand opening of first retail store...

Apple today officially opened its first retail store in Mexico. The store is located in Vía Santa Fe and marks the “first time customers in Mexico City can experience all of Apple’s products and services in one place.” Apple shared images from the grand opening experience this evening in a news release

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18:04
Apple acknowledges iOS 10 security flaw that makes...

A new discovery by iOS forensics company Elcomsoft has revealed that encrypted iOS backups via iTunes are much easier to crack with iOS 10 than in past years. The change in security is apparently due to a new password verification method in iOS 10.

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18:04
Can’t Remotely Control Your HomeKit Devices? Enable...

If you upgraded to iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad, and tvOS 10 on your fourth generation Apple TV and now can’t remotely access your HomeKit devices, there’s probably an easy fix for that. Odds are you haven’t enabled iCloud Two-Factor authentication, which HomeKit in iOS 10 and tvOS 10 requires. Read on to learn how to get set up.


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17:07
iTunes 'Spoken Editions' podcasts will...

It looks like Apple is getting ready to launch a new iTunes offering, and someone pulled the trigger a bit too early. TechCrunch has spotted podcasts branded "Spoken Editions" on the service, which seem to be short programs reading written news from...

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15:50
HoudahGeo 5.1

Adds support for Apple Maps and adding locations to photos in Apple Photos on macOS 10.12 Sierra. ($39 new, free update, 21.7 MB)

 

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15:39
Many recovered Clinton emails won't go public...

Hope you aren't waiting for the State Department to publish every last document from Hillary Clinton's private email server before making a voting decision -- you're going to be disappointed. A federal judge has set a schedule that will only publish...

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14:10
Google's self-driving car is the victim in a...

Google's self-driving cars don't have a flawless safety record, but it's clearer than ever that careless human drivers remain the greater threat. A commercial van running a red light struck one of Google's autonomous Lexus SUVs as it crossed a Mount...

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13:17
Hands-on: Aukey’s USB-C Ethernet and USB Hub – a...

As a 12″ MacBook owner, I’m always looking for new USB-C peripherals to help make my life easier. Aukey’s $17.99 3-port USB 3.0 hub with Gigabit Ethernet is one such device. more…

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13:15
Six sun-powered ships

By Cat DiStasio

The vast majority of boats rely on fossil fuels that tax the environment. Fortunately, alternative energy is on the rise in the marine world, and solar-powered ships are prepared to sail into a much cleaner future. It's been a few ye...

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12:02
SpaceX thinks Falcon 9 blew up due to a helium...

SpaceX is still in the midst of examining every video, audio and image of the September 1st Falcon 9 explosion, but it's already found one possible explanation for the unfortunate event. According to the private space corp's latest update, the huge e...

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11:50
Parallels Desktop 12.0.2

Fixes bugs with shared Mac printers and viewing in Full Screen mode on an external monitor. ($79.99 new for standard edition, $99.99 annual subscription for Pro/Business Edition, free update, 261 MB)

 

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11:00
A love letter to my Philips Wake-up Light

You know what's easier than getting me to wake up? Raising the dead and the Titanic at the same damn time. You'd have thought that going to bed earlier each night, quitting bacon and using tech to adopt a healthier lifestyle would have altered that....

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10:35
Gadget Ogling: Driving Partner, Hydration Station,...


After a bad experience when I was first behind the wheel as a teenager, I'm only just now learning to drive, more than a decade later. My partner and I are going through the school together, and when asked about our dream vehicles in class, she replied that she'd love a self-driving RV. Her wish eventually might turn true with a device that grants vehicles more autonomy. It isn't a device that will give a car full self-driving powers -- you'd need to add sensors everywhere, for starters -- nor does it work with every model.

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10:10
Review: Apple Watch Series 2 is a great improvement...

Equipped with a noticeably faster dual-core S2 processor, its own standalone GPS radio, and now with a waterproof design, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a worthwhile and fantastic upgrade from the first-generation model. It's also a great jumping on point for new buyers. But the biggest changes come with a software overhaul in watchOS 3, meaning early adopters will probably be happy with their existing Apple Watch for another year.

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10:08
External Link: Sling TV Offers Free Preview for...

Streaming cable alternative Sling TV is offering a free preview of its Sling Orange service from 8 AM EDT on 26 September 2016 until 2 AM EDT on 27 September 2016. The ostensible reason for the preview is to enable cord-cutters to watch the first U.S. presidential debate and the Atlanta-New Orleans game of Monday Night Football, but you can enjoy full access to the 25+ channels included in the Sling Orange service during that time. Signing up for the free preview requires only a username and password, not payment information. You’ll undoubtedly hear from Sling TV afterward, but you should be able to unsubscribe from promotional mailings at that point. Sling TV offers apps for macOS, iOS, and tvOS.

 

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09:30
Recommended Reading: A closer look at Nike's...

The Secret Lab Where
Nike Invented the
Power-Lacing Shoe
of Our Dreams
Scott Eden,
Wired

Nike announced this week that it's self-lacing HyperAdapt shoes will go on sale November 28th. They're sure to be crazy limited, but the company invited Wired...

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08:48
This week’s top stories: Hands-on with iPhone 7 Plus...

In this week’s top stories: Hands-on with the new iOS 10.1 Portrait Mode beta on iPhone 7 Plus, Apple Watch 2 and watchOS 3 reviews, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus arrive in 30 more countries, and much more.

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08:33
Behind the iPhone 7 Plus’s Portrait Mode

If you didn’t know the term “bokeh” before the announcement of the iPhone 7 Plus, you’ll learn it soon enough. A beta of iOS 10 adds Apple’s new depth-based image mode to the iPhone 7 Plus.

 

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Saturday September 24

16:19
Former Epic Records Executive Joins Apple Music Team

It has been reported by Muisc Business Worldwide that Scott Seviour, former head of markting at L.A.. Reid's Epic Records has joined Apple Music in L.A. in a position that focuses on creating original content.

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12:13
iTunes Backup Passwords 'Much Easier' to Crack...

iOS 10 uses a new password verification mechanism for iTunes backups that makes them easier to crack, according to testing performed by Elcomsoft, a company that specializes in software designed to access iPhone data.

Encrypted iTunes backups created on a Mac or PC are protected by a password that can potentially be brute forced by password cracking software. The backup method in iOS 10 "skips certain security checks," allowing Elcomsoft to try backup passwords "approximately 2500 times faster" compared to iOS 9 and earlier operating systems.

Obtaining the password for an iTunes backup provides access to all data on the phone, including that stored in Keychain, which holds all of a user's passwords and other sensitive information.At this time, we have an early implementation featuring CPU-...

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Friday September 23

21:06
Snapchat Announces 'Spectacles,' $130 Sunglass...

Snapchat has announced its first hardware product, a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses called Spectacles that can record 10 seconds of video at a time, reports The Wall Street Journal. The glasses will cost $130 and launch this fall in three colors: teal, black and coral. Video will sync wirelessly to a paired iPhone or other smartphone.

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel in Spectacles, Photo by The WSJ

The glasses record when you tap a button near the hinge, and each tap records 10 seconds of video footage from its 115-degree-angle lens. The lens was designed to be wider than smartphone cameras, more closely mirroring the natural view of human eyes. The video is recorded in a circular format, as Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel argues that the square...

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16:32
Apple to Offer 'Spoken Editions' of Written Ne...

Apple is planning on turning news stories and articles from popular news sites into audio podcasts called "Spoken Editions," reports TechCrunch. Spoken Editions will be short broadcasts that transform content from publishers into spoken word instead of written word, making it possible for customers to listen to their favorite news sites.

An early leak on iTunes suggests Apple has already teamed up with several publishers, including Wired, TIME, and Forbes, offering dedicated "Spoken Edition" sections on company iTunes pages.

Wired, for example, will launch Spoken Editions for "Business," "Science," and its homepage. TIME has will offer a Spoken Edition called "The Brief." Forbes, .Mic, Bustle, Playboy, OZY, and - yep - TechCrunch (which I discovered while browsing our iTunes page, of all things), will have Spoken Editions, it seems, as all...

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14:57
Apple Restricts iPhone 7 Reservations to Upgrade Program...

Apple recently updated the confirmation email it sends to customers who reserve an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to clarify that in-store reservations are now limited to iPhone Upgrade Program members in the United States.

Apple allows upgraders to reserve an iPhone through its iPhone Upgrade Program reservation system for pick up in store, but many customers were able to bypass the program and pay in full or with carrier financing instead upon arriving at their local Apple retail store.

Old wording:Can I change to a different form of payment for the iPhone Upgrade Program?

Yes. You can also upgrade your iPhone to carrier...

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12:21
Apple Watch Series 2: A Swimmer's Perspective

As a lifelong swimmer, I found the addition of 50-meter water resistance and swim workout tracking in the Apple Watch Series 2 to be a welcome improvement that made the new watch a must-have upgrade for me. While the original Apple Watch was not rated for swimming, many users had no issues regularly using it in the water, although its lack of built-in swim tracking features limited its usefulness.

With Apple Watch Series 2, Apple has not only upgraded the water resistance with new gaskets and seals to make it suitable for swimming, but added new Pool Swim and Open Water Swim workouts to help track your progress. As part of the Apple Watch Series 2 introduction earlier this month, Apple highlighted how it worked with swimmers in the company's fitness labs...

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11:57
UPS Working to Expedite iPhone 7 Deliveries Following We...

Yesterday, we reported that some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus shipments have experienced irregular movement or delays during delivery between China or South Korea and their final destinations in the United States.

UPS has since confirmed to MacRumors that a small number of deliveries were impacted due to a mechanical problem and weather delay, while it is still investigating the reason for erroneous tracking notices.UPS experienced a mechanical problem on one flight and a weather delay on another flight containing iPhones. The cargo was redirected, but not in time to avoid minor delays in residential deliveries of these packages. None of the phones were returned to their origin or routed on extraneous legs of the journey to their final destination.

We are still investigating the reason for the erroneous tracking notices...

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11:25
Second Wave iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Launch Kicks Off in Doze...

Following their September 16 debut in more than 25 countries around the world, the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus are seeing their second wave launch today, debuting in a number of additional countries across Europe and the Middle East.

The iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus are now available for purchase in the following locations: Andorra, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

With today's second wave launch, Apple's latest devices have rolled out to more than 55 countries, and will expand to India in the near future with an October 7 launch date planned.

In many countries, supplies of the iPhone 7 and especially the iPhone 7 Plus are likely to be...

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09:26
Apple Submits Mystery 'Wireless Device' With B...

Earlier this week, we spotted an Apple filing for a nondescript "wireless device" pass through the FCC ID database. Apple characteristically requested permanent confidentiality for most of the documents in the filing, including photos, user manuals, and schematics, so the entry largely remains a mystery.

What we do know is the device has a model number of A1844, which does not line up with any existing Apple products. A regulatory label shows the device has two Torx screws on the back plate of the device, which appears to have at least two slightly curved edges. The device has an electrical rating of 5.5V to 13.2V.

Test reports completed by UL Verification Services also reveal the wireless device has Bluetooth and NFC, although Wi-Fi is not mentioned.

Some websites have speculated the filing could represent a new Apple TV,...

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08:59
What's New? Another 'Fair Trade Commission...

Asia seems to be on the same page in how to attack Apple so that their local manufacturers or services companies could get the leg up on Apple. The latest 'Fair Trade Commission' to investigate Apple was made known today.

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08:57
Apple Releases iOS 10.0.2 With Fixes for Headphone, Phot...

Apple today released the first official update to the iOS 10 operating system, just 10 days after releasing iOS 10 to the public and two days after seeding the first iOS 10.1 beta.

iOS 10.0.2 can be downloaded as an over-the-air update on all devices running iOS 10.

Today's update includes fixes for several minor bugs that have been discovered since the operating system was released.

A bug that caused the new Lightning EarPods designed for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to stop working properly has been addressed. EarPods have been timing out after a short period of time when listening to music, rendering the...

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07:22
Rumors Persist that Apple is Prototype Testing an All-Ne...

Apple has been working on a new home device driven by Siri for many years. Today the rumor is alive and well and telling us that Apple is now in the prototyping stage of development.

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06:45
Apple Watch Hermès Series 2 Models Officially Launch Tod...

Apple Watch Hermès Series 2 models, released on a pre-order basis last week, are now officially available for purchase both online and in stores.

Apple offers seven different Hermès models designed with handcrafted leather, including three with Single Tour bands, two with Double Tour bands, one with a Single Tour Deployment Buckle, and one with a Double Buckle Cuff. Prices range between $1,149 and $1,499 in the United States.

The new models serve as a refresh to last year's original Apple Watch Hermès lineup, released in October 2015. The new Series 2 models have the same custom Hermès watch face, but beyond that and the bands, the Hermès models are identical to regular Apple Watch models.

Apple Watch Hermès Series 2 models can be purchased through Apple's...

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06:00
Apple 'Pressing Ahead' Into Prototype Testing...

Apple is said to be "stepping up plans" for its connected smart home device powered by Siri, which would rival the technology that Amazon has made popular in its Alexa-enabled Echo speaker system (via Bloomberg). After two years of research and development, the Apple device is said to be in prototype testing, but because Apple hasn't officially finalized any plans, it "could still scrap the project."

Similar to Echo, the Siri device is said to be able to control smart home accessories like lights, locks, and curtains all through voice activation, and would most notably be the first new piece of Apple hardware introduced since the Apple Watch, and the iPad before that. To compete with Amazon --...

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05:19
Google Set to Shake Up the Market by Challenging Apple...

In late June Patently Apple posted a report titled "Is Google Really Planning to Attack the iPhone this Fall with a Google made Smartphone beyond Nexus?" While Google's CEO said they had no interest in producing a smartphone beyond their Nexus co-venture, Google's actions were saying another thing. Next month Google will launch ...

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02:31
Video Response: U.S. Treasury Secretary Speaks out again...

Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Video Interview: EU Commissioner Vestager on Apple's Massive Tax Penalty." In response, U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke with the BBC about why they're unhappy with the EU's tax order against Apple.

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01:18
Apple's 2017 iPhone may use Samsung's new Flex...

With Apple reportedly shifting to iPhones with OLED displays starting in 2017, it will be interesting to see if Apple will be using Samsung's latest OLED technology that may be ready for the 2017 anniversary iPhone.

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00:13
Highlights from Apple's Music Festival 10

Apple Music Festival 10 kicked off this week at the intimate Roundhouse stage in London with groundbreaking performances by some of the biggest names in music. Fans from around the world are tuning in to watch live and on-demand video ...

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Thursday September 22

16:33
Apple Scouting Top Locations for their First Flagship St...

In 2014 the Korean press bitterly complained about Apple opening one store after another in China while having none in their country. It's now being reported that Apple isn't only looking at a prime location in Korea, they're actually looking at one location that's just ...

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13:59
Apple Falls off Worldwide Top 5 PC Vendors List for Q2 a...

The year started off well for Apple's PC sales as usual over the Holiday Quarter where they were listed as the number four in Worldwide PC shipments barely squeezing out ASUS. Fast forward to Q2 and Apple has fallen off the top 5 vendors list as noted in IDC's latest chart published today. Why the stats for Q2 are only...

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Friday September 23

13:45
New Apple Product Images and Messaging Guidelines

Images of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 are now available for you to use in marketing materials for your apps on the App Store. You can also get guidance on marketing and messaging iMessage apps, as well as showing your app’s screen content within Apple products such as Siri and Maps. Download the images and read the updated information in the App Store Marketing Guidelines.

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13:45
New Apple Product Images and Messaging Guidelines

Images of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 are now available for you to use in marketing materials for your apps on the App Store. You can also get guidance on marketing and messaging iMessage apps, as well as showing your app’s screen content within Apple products such as Siri and Maps. Download the images and read the updated information in the App Store Marketing Guidelines.

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08:50
About the security content of iOS 10.0.2

This document describes the security content of iOS 10.0.2.

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Thursday September 22

20:12
Signs You’ve Hit Your Stride In IT

My latest post is up over on Huffington Post. It starts a little like this:

You work hard, you work harder, and then you get a montage. The montage starts when you get hit in the face with a pizza by the other engineers on your team. Then you get a little better as Bon Jovi or Tina Turner belt out a power ballad just for you. Then things start to click. You catch the bugs before you compile, you close all the tickets in your queue, and finally you get carried out of the office door on the shoulders of your coworkers, given the key to the city, and promoted to Grand Puba. It’s awesome.

Read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-edge/signs-youve-hit-your-stri_b_12107664.html.

The post...

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16:35
Token Authentication Now Available for Push...

You can now take advantage of a simpler method of authentication by using tokens instead of certificates when sending push notifications. A token is easy to generate, doesn’t expire, and can be used to send notifications to all of your apps. Learn more about push notifications.

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16:35
Token Authentication Now Available for Push...

You can now take advantage of a simpler method of authentication by using tokens instead of certificates when sending push notifications. A token is easy to generate, doesn’t expire, and can be used to send notifications to all of your apps. Learn more about push notifications.

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13:00
New Office training courses from LinkedIn Learning

Today’s post was written by Peter Loforte, general manager for the Office Modern User Assistance and Localization team.

In our continuing effort to provide better help to our customers, we’ve partnered with LinkedIn to provide an array of new LinkedIn Learning training courses to help you get more out of Office.

The new courses are available today and focus on helping you get the most out of Outlook 2016 and Excel 2016. Learn how to use Outlook 2016 to set up an email account; send, receive and organize messages; add a signature; manage contacts and calendars; manage meetings; and collaborate and share with others. Get started with Excel 2016 by learning how to enter and organize data, create formulas and functions, build charts and PivotTables, and use...

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Wednesday September 21

15:00
Controlling Robots using Swift Playgrounds on iPad

At WWDC16 we demonstrated controlling a Sphero SPRK+ robot on stage, driven by the Swift Playgrounds app on iPad. The playground has been updated for the latest release of Swift Playgrounds on the App Store. Visit the Swift blog to download the file and run it on your iPad to see how it works, and learn to write code that lets you control the robot in additional ways.

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15:00
Controlling Robots using Swift Playgrounds on iPad

At WWDC16 we demonstrated controlling a Sphero SPRK+ robot on stage, driven by the Swift Playgrounds app on iPad. The playground has been updated for the latest release of Swift Playgrounds on the App Store. Visit the Swift blog to download the file and run it on your iPad to see how it works, and learn to write code that lets you control the robot in additional ways.

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15:00
Controlling Robots using Swift Playgrounds on iPad

At WWDC16 we demonstrated controlling a Sphero SPRK+ robot on stage, driven by the Swift Playgrounds app on iPad. The playground has been updated for the latest release of Swift Playgrounds on the App Store. Visit the Swift blog to download the file and run it on your iPad to see how it works, and learn to write code that lets you control the robot in additional ways.

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10:00
New Beta Downloads Now Available

Xcode 8.1 beta is now available, and includes Swift 3 and SDKs that you can use to build and test apps for the latest release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

  • macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta (16B2327e)
  • iOS 10.1 beta (14B55c)
  • watchOS 3.1 beta (14S452)
  • tvOS 10.0.1 beta (14U54)
  • Xcode 8.1 beta (8T29o)

View all downloads.

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10:00
New Beta Downloads Now Available

Xcode 8.1 beta is now available, and includes Swift 3 and SDKs that you can use to build and test apps for the latest release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

  • macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta (16B2327e)
  • iOS 10.1 beta (14B55c)
  • watchOS 3.1 beta (14S452)
  • tvOS 10.0.1 beta (14U54)
  • Xcode 8.1 beta (8T29o)

View all downloads.

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10:00
New Beta Downloads Now Available

Xcode 8.1 beta is now available, and includes Swift 3 and SDKs that you can use to build and test apps for the latest release of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

  • macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta (16B2327e)
  • iOS 10.1 beta (14B55c)
  • watchOS 3.1 beta (14S452)
  • tvOS 10.0.1 beta (14U54)
  • Xcode 8.1 beta (8T29o)

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Tuesday September 20

15:00
About the security content of iCloud for Windows 6.0

This document describes the security content of iCloud for Windows 6.0.

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14:59
About the security content of macOS Server 5.2

This document describes the security content of macOS Server 5.2.

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14:54
Lists of available trusted root certificates in macOS

The macOS Trust Store contains trusted root certificates that are preinstalled with macOS.

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13:55
Disable ICMP Rate Limiting In OS X

Ever wonder why repetitive pings fail after a little while in OS X (e.g. those sent via the -f flag)? By default, OS X has an ICMP rate limit of 250 set. You can increase this or disable, using sysctl. To disable, set the value of net.inet.icmp.icmplim

sudo sysctl -w net.inet.icmp.icmplim=0

Happy icmp flooding!

The post Disable ICMP Rate Limiting In OS X appeared first on krypted.com.

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10:26
Lists of available trusted root certificates in iOS

The iOS Trust Store contains trusted root certificates that are preinstalled with iOS.

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09:00
Exelon selects Customer Lockbox for Office 365 to...

Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft.

Utilities operate in highly regulated environments, so it’s not surprising that these organizations have data security and privacy top of mind as they plan their move to the cloud. That’s why I’m thrilled to see Exelon—a Fortune 100 company and leading United States competitive energy provider, with one of the cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets—taking a leadership stance with its journey to the cloud.

The company will be using Microsoft Office 365 to drive their digital workplace transformation to enhance productivity and collaboration, while saving time, resources and infrastructure costs.

Jay Cavalcanto, vice president of cloud and infrastructure engineering at Exelon Corporation, credits Customer Lockbox for Office 365 as the primary driver that gave the company the confidence to adopt the cloud productivity services it has wanted for some time. Adding...

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09:00
What is the weakest link in your security?

Here’s a sobering realization: You can have the most sophisticated computer security in the world and it won’t always protect you. Everything you rely on to keep your confidential data secure can be accidentally undone by one employee—in a matter of seconds. That’s because hackers, more and more, are attacking the weakest link in your cybersecurity—your end users. It’s called social engineering. And it’s a serious problem.

It’s not new. This form of attack has been around longer than computers themselves, but as networks have become harder to break into manually, it’s seen a huge resurgence.

What does social engineering look like?

It can take many forms. It relies on your end users’ carelessness, lack of awareness and sometimes their human kindness to get information that helps hackers sneak into your networks or even your physical location.

Here’s one common tactic: An everyday user is home on a well-deserved day off. They get a call from the office....

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09:00
Announcing the availability of Office 365 Project...

The Office 365 Project Time Reporter iOS app announced last fall is now available in the Apple Store. This app enables team members to submit timesheets and report progress on tasks tracked in Project Online.

With the Office 365 Project Time Reporter on your iPhone, you can add new assignments or non-project work to your timesheet or create new personal tasks in the Timesheet view. Timesheets can be saved, allowing you to return later and send in for approval. You can also keep track of your current or overdue tasks in the Tasks view, filter and sort tasks to find the...

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08:52
About the security content of Safari 10

This document describes the security content of Safari 10.

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