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Saturday March 25

04:00
Smartphone size preference size remains stable at 5-...

In the first half of 2016, US and UK smartphone users were most likely to be interested in purchasing a device with a 5.3-inch or 5.0-inch display, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.

The study also found that males showed a preference for larger devices than females, while Android owners still preferred larger devices than Apple owners. As in 2015, current smartphone owners are also more likely to prefer a thicker prototype with a longer battery life over a thinner phone.

Smartphone size preference remained stable in the first half of 2016, within the range of 5 to 5 inches. However, this was slightly smaller than in the first half of 2015, as the 5.3-inch smartphone was previously most preferred. 

As in 2015, almost half...

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Thursday March 23

12:01
Apple invents new Safety Measures for Apple Watch...

In late December Patently Apple posted a report titled "Family Sues Apple for not using a patented iOS Feature Designed to shut Off Certain Apps while Driving." The patent involved in the lawsuit was filed by Apple in December 2008 and granted in April 2014. Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that shows us their latest invention related to shutting off messaging apps from both an Apple Watch and an iPhone while driving.

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12:01
Apple Pay gains over 30 more card issuers in US,...




Apple this week updated its list of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay with over 30 additions across the U.S., China, and Australia, most notably re-adding Santander in the U.S., which was mistakenly put on the list a month ago.

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11:57
Apple now selling refurbished 2016 15-inch MacBook...

As we noted earlier this month, the first 2016 MacBook Pro to become available on Apple’s refurbished website was the 13-inch model without Touch Bar. Apple’s website now offers refurbished models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with savings ranging from $360-650, depending on the configuration.

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11:41
Deals: 32GB Apple TV for $129 ($20 off); iPhone case...




Apple deals are rolling in this week with instant discounts on 4th gen 32GB Apple TVs ($20 off) and 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys ($150 off). B&H is also slashing prices on iPhone 6/6s/Plus cases with free shipping and prices starting at $2.99. Quantities are limited, though.

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11:27
Beats 1 host Zane Lowe sees a future with multiple...




A new interview with Beats 1 head Zane Lowe emphasizes Apple's message about how streaming is the future, and that Apple is possibly looking to expand live Beats-branded streaming radio stations even further.

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11:27
Updates to Google's Duo, Allo, and Photos apps...

Google came packed with a bunch of announcements at its Google for Brazil event, but you don’t need to live in Rio de Janeiro to benefit from them. In addition to the new location sharing in Maps, Google is also rolling out updates to its Duo, Allo, and Photos apps, bringing some long-awaited features.

First up is Duo. While the focus of the app had been on video chatting, Google will now let you make audio calls too. According to Google, “Duo audio calls work well on all connection speeds and won’t eat up your data.”

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11:24
Newly leaked documents show low-level CIA Mac and...

The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks.

One of the documents, dated Nov. 29, 2012, is a manual from the CIA’s Information Operations Center on the use of a technology codenamed Sonic Screwdriver. It is described as “a mechanism for executing code on peripheral devices while a Mac laptop or desktop is booting.”

Sonic Screwdriver allows the CIA to modify the firmware of an Apple Thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter so that it forces a MacBook to boot from an USB stick or DVD disc even when its boot options are password protected.

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11:19
Newegg's dropped $20 off the third-generation...

Newegg has a deal that offers a smarter way to turn down the heat as we move from winter to spring. The online retailer is selling the third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat for $230. That’s $20 off the typical price you’ll find elsewhere, and though it’s not a huge price cut, we haven’t seen the Nest Thermostat on sale since Target’s 15 percent off coupon deal from last month and the holiday season prices before that.

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11:09
MegaSeg 6.0.2 for macOS has over 30 improvements,...

Fidelity Media has released MegaSeg 6.0.2 (http://www.megaseg.com), an upgrade to the radio automation and DJ mixing system for macOS 10.6 and higher. The update features over 30 improvements and fixes including a new preset for Pioneer’s DDJ-SX2 controller, snappier segues, and many usability and interface optimizations.

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10:47
First look: Lightweight Nike Sport Band is now sold...




This week, Apple expanded the lineup of band options for Apple Watch owners, including the ability to buy the Nike Sport Band on its own. AppleInsider offers fitness-focused Apple Watch users a first look at the add-on accessory.

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10:41
Apple Buys Workflow, iTunes First-run Movie Rentals...

Apple just bought the iPhone and iPad automation app Workflow. Jeff Butts and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what the Workflow purchase means for iOS, plus they look at Apple’s push to offer rentals for movies that are still showing in theaters.


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10:26
1Password 6.6.4 - Powerful password manager;...

1Password is a password manager that uniquely brings you both security and convenience. It is the only program that provides anti-phishing protection and goes beyond password management by adding Web form filling and automatic strong password generation. Your confidential information, including passwords, identities, and credit cards, is kept secure using strong encryption.

1Password fully supports major Web browsers, including Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. All browser extensions share the same encrypted data which means you never need to manually copy your passwords between browsers or from the password manager to a browser ever again!

1Password has received numerous awards, including 5 mice from Macworld magazine, MacLife Editors pick, and was the Pick of Week on MacBreak Weekly by both Leo Laporte and Merlin Mann.

1Password is also available for and syncs with Windows, iOS, and Android.



Version 6.6.4:

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10:25
∞ Unboxing my iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special...

Apple announced its iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition on Tuesday. The new iPhone goes on sale tomorrow and ships at the end of March, but I thought I’d give you a first look at mine. It’s absolutely gorgeous.

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10:15
Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—...
10:01
Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit...

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China.

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09:56
Jamf Pro 9.98 Now Available

The next release of iOS (10.3), macOS (10.12.4), and tvOS (10.2) bring us a host of new management features. These include DEP configuration, remote wipe, single app mode, conference room mode, and remote reboot for Apple TVs. The next evolution of iOS brings us sounds in lost mode, the ability to prevent users from connecting to unmanaged wireless networks (just make sure to push that policy after sending down the actual managed wireless networks – or eek), the option to remotely shut down and reboot devices,

The Mac options includes some of the above but also restricting the feature to unlock macOS devices with Touch ID, restrict documents and desktop syncing with Apple’s iCloud service. Shared iPad environments also get new passcode policies.

Jamf Pro 9.98 has also comes with Symantec PKI integration and lots, and lots, and lots of resolutions to product issues. For more, see https://www....

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09:54
Dashlane password manager adds support for the...

The folks behind Dashlane, a free tool for managing your passwords, support for the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The upgrade provides one-touch log-in for logging into the app or creating a new account.

You can also now customize Dashlane’s default shortcuts to optimize your workflow (for instance, you can add “Copy login”, remove the Share button, or rearrange the order of the shortcuts in your Touch Bar). From the Touch Bar, you can add new passwords, change passwords with Password Changer, share passwords, and search for a credential within Dashlane.

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09:46
The Government of India has Reportedly Rejected...

According to a new report from India today, the Indian government has surprisingly rejected Apple's key demands regarding special tax incentives that it was seeking to expand manufacturing in that country.

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09:38
Apple's iPhone, Samsung phones nearly equal in...




While Apple and the iPhone ranked first in a survey of U.S. customer satisfaction with smartphones, the company's chief rival -- Samsung -- came second by only the slimmest of margins, according to a J.D. Power report published on Thursday.

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09:33
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15″ MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar $...

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Save nearly $330 on the entry-level 15-inch MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar, marked down to...

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09:00
Coffee Meets Bagel dating app is trying to end...

"Coffee Meets Bagel," a dating app that promises high-quality matches, has launched a rather pricey premium tier. The company's cofounder told VentureBeat that they had a lofty goal in mind when they decided to offer the option: they want to end ghos...

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09:00
WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly...

WikiLeaks said on Thursday morning it will release new documents it claims are from the Central Intelligence Agency which show the CIA had the capability to bug iPhones and Macs even if their operating systems have been deleted and replaced. From a report on Motherboard: "These documents explain the techniques used by CIA to gain 'persistenc'' on Apple Mac devices, including Macs and iPhones and demonstrate their use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware," WikiLeaks stated in a press release. EFI and UEFI is the core firmware for Macs, the Mac equivalent to the Bios for PCs. By targeting the UEFI, hackers can compromise Macs and the infection persists even after the operating system is re-installed. The documents are mostly from last decade, except a couple that are dated 2012 and 2013. While the documents are somewhat dated at this point, they show how the CIA was perhaps ahead of the curve in finding new ways to hacking and compromising Macs, according to Pedro Vilaca, a security...

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08:44
WikiLeaks’ latest Vault 7 documents profile CIA’s...

In their ongoing efforts of leaking government security documents, WikiLeaks has just dropped the latest in their Vault 7 collection. Titled “Dark Matter,” this release contains documents showcasing various projects undertaken by the CIA to infect Apple computer systems and iPhones. The Mac specific infections are considered a bit more serious to combat, considering they infect the EFI and persist even after re-installations.

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08:40
Artificial skin with solar cells could power...

Researchers at Glasgow University have successfully developed a new type of artificial skin that is more sensitive than our own. Made of just a single atomic layer of graphene, the new soft feeling epidermis functions as its own sophisticated touch s...

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08:35
Apple: iCloud Extortionists Haven’t Hacked into Our...

Hacker group Turkish Crime Family says it’s going to wipe out over 300 million iCloud accounts on April 7th if Apple doesn’t pay US$75,000 as ransom. Apple says the group hasn’t broken into its servers, so that means the logins they claim to have probably came from old hacks into other company’s services.


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08:31
How to implement Apple's two-factor...




Given all the talk in the news about a possible hacker mass-wipe of iCloud accounts, it seems only prudent for users to take precautions, and a good safety measure is two-factor authentication -- AppleInsider shows you how to turn it on from your Mac or your iPhone.

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08:20
Alaska Airlines: Goodbye 'Virgin America,...

Virgin America has been the airline of choice for many travelers due to its on-board amenities, including comfy seating, mood lighting, Netflix and Spotify. However, the name won't be around much longer. Alaska Airlines, which bought the airline last...

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08:16
Shelter dogs really excited about being adopted

The day a shelter dog gets adopted is one of the happiest days of its life. No matter where an animal came from or what it’s been through, suddenly it knows that better times are ahead.

This is awesome.

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08:09
Cocktail 10.3.1 - General maintenance and...

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get the most out of their computers every day.

The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail's features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot-mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.



Version 10.3.1:

  • New feature: "Show this computer when browsing the network" (Network - File Sharing)
  • New feature: "Hide Quick Look panel when put in the background" (Interface - Finder)
  • New feature: "Scroll while hovering over an icon to reveal app windows" (Interface - Dock)
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08:06
Hands on with Apple’s new spring 2017 iPhone leather...

As part of its announcements on Tuesday, Apple launched several new colors of its iPhone cases to give customers some new fashion options for the spring — if buying a whole new (RED) iPhone is a step too far. Apple videoblogger DetroitBORG has picked up all six of the new leather and silicone cases, showing them off in a well-produced video …

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08:05
News: Apple acquires automation app Workflow

Photo: TechCrunch Apple has acquired Workflow, a popular automation tool that allows users to tie together various apps on the iOS platform to create macro-like stored procedures, TechCrunch reports. While the financial terms of the deal are not yet available, the report suggests that it was a “solid payday” for the small team of developers. In the deal, Apple is not only acquiring the Workflow app, but also the team of Ari Weinstein,…

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08:00
4-year-old boy in UK uses Siri to get help for his...

Siri is an AI with a lot of talents, and it teamed up with Roman, a 4-year-old boy in the UK, to help him get help for his mother. While kids in the UK are taught to dial 999 to summon emergency services, Roman used a different method to call: he unlocked his mother's iPhone by pressing her thumb to her iPhone's Touch ID home button, then asked Siri for help. Here's a recording of the complete conversation between Roman and an emergency services operator:

Thanks to Roman knowing how to unlock his mother's iPhone, ask Siri to call for help, and then providing his home address to the police operator, officers and paramedics were able to show up, force entry into the house, and help Roman's mom regain consciousness before taking her to the hospital.

Metropolitan Police Chief Superintendent Ade Adelekan said that "Hearing this call brings home the importance of...

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08:00
Researchers make super-cheap smartphone sperm test

Harvard researchers have developed a new device that helps men easily measure their fertility at home with their smartphone. While similar test kits exist, what sets this prototype apart is its affordability. Costing just $4.45 to make, this impressi...

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07:58
News: Nintendo updates Super Mario Run, makes more...

Nintendo has released a major update to Super Mario Run, adding new playable characters and allowing more courses to be played without purchasing the game, among other improvements. Super Mario Run 2.0 allows players to unlock four additional courses in the free version of the game by completing one of Bowser’s challenges, and adds different coloured Yoshis that can be used in Toad Rally to gain more toads of that particular colour. Players…

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07:57
Latest leaked CIA hack focuses on Apple's macOS...




A second batch of CIA "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks reveals some penetration methods for Mac hardware in-use by the CIA, none of which are wide-reaching, requiring physical device access to implement.

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07:56
'iPhone 8' Still Expected to Launch in...

Apple's widely rumored high-end iPhone with a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED display will launch in September, although the majority of stock may not be available until later in the fourth quarter, according to the latest research from Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O'Malley, and Jerry Zhang.

"iPhone X" concept by designer Gabor Balogh

The prediction suggests that Apple's tenth-anniversary iPhone, which has been variously dubbed the iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone Pro, or iPhone Edition, will still be available in limited quantities in September. However, shipping estimates could slip to several weeks out just minutes after pre-orders begin.

What do you think Apple's rumored "special edition" iPhone will be called? Tweet us your own ideas.

— MacRumors.com (@MacRumors)...

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07:47
Opinion: A spring iPad event now seems unlikely, but...

A spring iPad event this year has so far been taken almost as established fact. Apple has held one annually in recent years, and we’ve heard multiple reports about what to expect this year – one of them even suggesting a specific date.

The flagship product expected to be announced at the event was a new 10.5-inch iPad with a micro-bezel design that would allow it to have the same external dimensions as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

But recent events suggest to me that, while the 10.5-inch iPad is probably real, it’s unlikely it will be announced at a spring event. Instead, it’s more likely to be at WWDC – or even later …

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07:44
∞ Little Ye makes noodles and soup from scratch at...

[VIDEO] This video (click through to the main Loop post) is just amazing. Little Ye, you truly rock.

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07:40
Wells Fargo to open up iPhone-based ATM withdrawals...




Following the end of a successful pilot project, Wells Fargo will be opening up smartphone-based withdrawals at all 13,000 of its U.S. ATMs on Monday, March 27 -- though support for Apple Pay isn't yet on the horizon.

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07:40
Reporting a problem with a Mac or iOS purchase

Have a problem with an app purchased on the Mac or iOS app store, or via iTunes? Looking for a refund?

Apple’s got a page for that. Click the link, then enter your AppleID password. You’ll see a scrolling list of all your recent purchases, with a Report a Problem link for each one.

The list includes purchase for music, movies, TV shows, apps, and books. Good to know, pass it along.

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07:40
Safari Technology Preview 10.2 - The newest browser...

Safari Technology Preview contains the most recent additions and improvements to WebKit and the latest advances in Safari web technologies. And once installed, you will receive notifications of updates from the Mac App Store.

Features

  • Shared Links Extensibility. Use the new Shared Links API extension to add link suggestions to the shared links feed on Safari for OS X and iOS.
  • Content Blocking API for Safari extensions. Easily block content from a large collection of webpage resources with minimal overhead and incredibly high performance.
  • Force Touch Trackpad Mouse Events. Create interactivity like never before using new events and force information from the Force Touch Trackpad.
  • CSS Scroll Snapping. Use CSS scroll snapping to keep the focal point of your content in view when scrolling momentum stops.
  • FairPlay Streaming....
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07:40
'Destiny 2' is expected to arrive this...

Destiny had a rocky start, but the first-person space shooter eventually ended up living up to the promise it showed back when it was announced. Time flies, though, and the original game is nearly three years old, and Bungie has promised a full seque...

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07:34
Zane Lowe from Beats 1 on keeping “pace with the [...

In a newly released interview with CNET from SXSW 2017, Zane Lowe breaks down some of his beliefs on where music is headed in regards to Apple Music and Beats 1. The interview takes Lowe’s music keynote talk a bit further into understanding how he believes the streaming service integrates into the quickly moving world of music.

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07:30
Apple Exploring Next-Gen Apple Watch Smart Bands for...

Over the last year two Apple patents have come to light regarding next-gen Apple Watch Bands and today a new patent application shows us in detail next-gen Apple Watch smart bands aimed at sports enthusiasts. .

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07:20
NASA AI auto-captured the changes in famous...

Artificial intelligence can help satellites and other spacecraft observe interesting phenomena before humans even spot them. Case in point: NASA's Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) spacecraft started capturing images of Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano as soon as...

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07:18
Apple Watch may soon automatically detect when you’...

Apple Watch is useful at putting notifications just a glance away on your wrist when you’re not using your iPhone, but that can be a distraction when you’re driving. In a recent Feature Request, we suggested Apple could address this issue by automatically enabling its upcoming Theater Mode feature on Apple Watch when the iPhone detects you’re in the car. Now it appears Apple has something similar in mind…

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07:16
Together 3.8 - Store and organize all of your files.

Together helps you organize your Mac, giving you the ability to store, edit and preview your files in a single clean, uncluttered interface.

Features

  • Smart storage. With simple drag-and-drop functionality, Together lets you gather up images, text, bookmarks, and files for safekeeping. With built-in note-taking capabilities and easy inter-app file transfers, take control of cluttered, disorganized groups of files and restore them to a state of order and manageability.
  • Previewing and editing. Together can edit and preview a wide range of filetypes, and seamlessly incorporates QuickView for everything else. File editing is always a double-click away, and your changes are automatically synchronized.
  • Organization, optimized. If you are tired of dealing with scatterbrained systems of files and folders, Together's refreshing, iTunes-like interface will help you breathe easy. Organize...
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07:13
Here are the Features Apple Cut from Workflow

When the news broke on Wednesday that Apple bought the iOS automation app Workflow that was a good sign the company is serious about having some sort of official AppleScript or Automator-like system for the iPhone and iPad. Unfortunately, that comes with a catch: some of the services the app supported on Tuesday were gone on Wednesday.


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07:11
iPhone owners have more smart home devices, are more...

A new J.D. Power study shows that U.S. iPhone owners are more satisfied with their phone than owners of any other brand – though just one point above Samsung. Apple’s average score was 840/1000 while Samsung was just 0.1% behind at 839.

That’s no great surprise, and the consumer intelligence company also noted a further factor that also should come as no surprise …

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07:10
New emoji will include dinosaurs, barf, a brain, and...

I love the artwork here, glad they are still expanding the set to be ever more representational. As this set expands, we’re going to need better search tools. Scrolling through pages and pages of emoji is reaching a breaking point.

Text substitution is one solution. Keeping a page of recently used emoji (as iOS does now) is also helpful, though perhaps Apple could add in a pane of configurable favorites?

Note this, in bold letters on the Emojipedia page:

This update is not final and is subject to change.

Just something to keep in mind. And where’s that rimshot emoji?

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07:02
The tech inside: San Francisco's Electroluxx...




Electroluxx is a reoccurring, technology-fueled creative art and dance party held at San Francisco's Public Works venue. Here's a look at the tech that goes into coordinating the event, building interactive projection art, visualizations, lighting, a wireless silent disco and Virtual Reality experiences.

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07:02
Apple ranks highest in overall satisfaction in...

Apple ranks highest in overall satisfaction in the smartphone full-service carrier segment with a score of 840 (out of 1000), followed closely by Samsung (839). Apple ranks highest overall in performance and features dimensions, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Full-Service Smartphone Satisfaction Study, which was released today. Customer satisfaction is much higher among smartphone owners who use their device to operate other connected home services such as smart thermostats and smart appliances, notes the research group.

Overall satisfaction with smartphones is 49 points higher among customers with voice-activated home assistants such as Amazon Echo (881 vs. 832 on a 1,000-point scale) than those without such a device. Significant gaps also are seen among customers with a smart thermostat than without (865 vs. 831, respectively) and customers with a smart appliance than without (866 vs. 832). Overall...

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07:00
What the internet taught me about dressing like an...

Last December, I bought a pair of jeans from Uniqlo. That was the only time I purchased clothing from a brick-and-mortar store in all of 2016. For the past few years now, I've done most of my clothes shopping online. Not just because it's convenient,...

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07:00
The Week in iOS Cases and Accessories: These...

No more shaky video

Image by Rob Schultz/Macworld

Two new stabilizers are in this week’s roundup—one for GoPro cameras, another for your iPhone. Read on!

GoPro

Image by GoPro

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06:59
News: Apple confirms iCloud and Apple ID systems...

Following yesterday’s report that a hacker group has been threatening to wipe hundreds of millions of iPhones if Apple does not pay them a ransom, Apple has unequivocally stated that there has been no breach of its systems. Although Apple neither confirmed nor denied the authenticity of the data the hackers claim to have, the company told Fortune that, if the list is legitimate, it was not obtained through any security breach at Apple, suggesting…

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06:54
Facebook starts warning U.S. users when they're...

In a few months, you may no longer have to write “FAKE” below your friends’ Facebook posts. Fake news warning alerts appear to be rolling out to Facebook users in the United States after first appearing in Germany in January.

The new alerts, flagged with help from independent fact-checkers, are designed to prevent users from sharing fake news stories unwittingly, but they will not prevent people from sharing the story if they still choose.

When you try to share a story that has been flagged as phony, Facebook will insert an alert at the bottom of the post creation window (pictured at top). The alert will include a red triangle with an exclamation point, and a message such as “Disputed by Snopes.com and Associated Press.”

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06:53
iTunes, Apple Music make the top 10 in the ‘2017...

Netflix and Spotify deliver the best customer experience in the streaming media industry, according to the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual customer experience ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers. iTunes comes in seventh place, and Apple Music in 10th.

Netflix and Spotify tied for the top spot out of the 16 streaming media companies included in this year's ratings, each earning a score of 74% and coming in 74th place overall out of 331 companies across 20 industries. This is the first year that streaming media companies were included in the Ratings.

The remainder of the top 10 — and their scores — are Amazon Prime Instant Video (73%), Pandora (73%), Amazon Prime Music (72%), Hulu (72%), iTunes (70%), SoundCloud (70%), GooglePlay (69%), and Apple Music and Showtime tied (68%). Start was 12th with 67% and HBO 13th with 65%.

Now in its seventh year of...

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06:51
∞ Getting your mind around Apple’s newly purchased...

As reported yesterday, Apple bought the Workflow app and team. This could be great news, assuming this signals a move on Apple’s part to open up the black box and give users the ability to automate pretty much everything their heart desires, something they’ve long been able to do on the Mac.

Federico Viticci, MacStories:

At this stage, it’s not clear what Apple’s plans for Workflow in the long term might be. I have a few theories, but this isn’t the time to speculate. I’ll say this, though: Workflow has been the driving force behind my decision to embrace the iPad as my primary computer. Workflow is a shining example of the power of automation combined with user creativity and its underlying mission has always been...

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06:51
4-year-old saves mother's life by asking Apple...




A four-year-old boy in the United Kingdom saved his mother's life after she collapsed, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed, by unlocking his mother's iPhone and asking Siri to contact the emergency services.

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06:45
WikiLeaks Continues 'Vault 7' With New...

WikiLeaks today continued its "Vault 7" series by leaking details concerning CIA-related programs that were built with the intent to infect iMac and MacBook devices. Today's "Dark Matter" installation of Vault 7 follows a few weeks after WikiLeaks debuted "Year Zero," which focused on exploits that the CIA created for iOS devices. In a response the same day that Year Zero came out, Apple said that many of the vulnerabilities in the leak were already patched.

Now, WikiLeaks is shedding light on Mac-related vulnerabilities and exploits, which the leakers claim "persists even if the operating system is re-installed." The...

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06:45
Misfit's Vapor will run Android Wear instead of...

Android Wear smartwatches are saddled with the problem that the tech companies making them suck at fashion design. So it's good news that one of the better-looking smartwatches out there, the Misfit Vapor, will run Android Wear 2.0 instead of the cus...

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06:44
Tango Networks enhances iPhone user experience for...

Tango Networks (www.tango-networks.com), a technology provider extending full-featured enterprise mobility solutions for Unified Communications (UC) and voice applications, has announced iOS Apple CallKit availability for iPhone devices connected to UC systems.

Tango Networks’ Kinetic Communications Platform integration with iOS Apple CallKit extends enterprise communications to iPhone devices and works across any UC environment, allowing employees to use their iPhone’s native dialer for business calls. Tango Networks iOS 10 CallKit solution enables:

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06:44
Apple patent describes iPhone or iPad docking into...

As perhaps further evidence of Apple exploring ways to make its entry-level products more affordable, a patent published today describes using an iPhone as the brains of a MacBook-style dumb terminal. As usual with patents, the language is dense, but the illustrations make clear the concept.

An electronic accessory device, comprising: an operational component that provides an output to a user; a housing carrying the operational component, the housing having a recess; and a control interface coupled to the operational component and configured to receive a control signal from an electronic host...

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06:34
US Attorney General claims a 'few weeks'...




The U.S. Attorney General coordinating the prosecution of 214 of the demonstrators arrested during the inauguration has declared that the cell phones, including iPhones, obtained during the arrests will be unlocked in the next few weeks.

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06:33
MacX DVD Ripper Pro revved to version 5.5

MacXDVD (www.macxdvd.com) has released MacX DVD Ripper Pro 5.5, an upgrade to its flagship DVD ripper. The update extends the tool’s reach to non-UDF discs and main title check mechanisms. Plus, it’s faster.

The upgrade is available to all current MacX DVD Ripper Pro users at no charge. New users can get all the features and updates for $29.95 (50% off) for a limited time.

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06:32
iOS gets 2nd rev of Super Mario Run while Android...

Chance Miller, 9to5Mac:

Following its release on Android today, Nintendo has also updated Super Mario Run on iOS. The update adds a host of new features and bug fixes and brings the app to version 2.0. The update comes months after the app’s initial release.

Headlining the update are new playable characters. Nintendo says the update adds different color versions of Yoshi. If you play with a certain color of Yoshi during Toad Rally, you can unlock more toads of that color.

Additionally, the update makes more of the game available for free. Nintendo says that by completing one of Bowser’s challenges, you can unlock the previously locked courses 1-4 and battle with Bowser. Furthermore, Nintendo says that if you “clear course 1-4,” you’ll get new courses to play in Toad Rally.

If you love the game, there’s just more to love. Me, I find the interface a bit of a mess. Lots to love, lots of frustrating design to go along with it.

On a side note, Android...

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06:30
ICYMI: Watching plants grow and playing 'Mario...

Today on In Case You Missed It: The thought of watching a plant grow seems, well boring. But researchers from the Institute of Science and Technology in Austria used lasers, fluorescent lights and a microscope to track the growth of a flowering w...

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06:18
Apple to start Indian iPhone manufacturing within...




Apple's Indian manufacturing will finally begin within the next 4 to 6 weeks at a Wistron plant in Bangalore -- and more ambitious plans are already being hatched.

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06:15
Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump livestream moves to...

Since its launch in January, Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump art piece has been mired in controversy. In its short life, "He Will Not Divide Us" has been shut down by New York's Museum of the Moving Image (its original home), played a part in LaBeouf's arr...

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06:07
Indian government rejected most of Apple’s demands,...

The WSJ reports that while the Indian government has rejected most of Apple’s demands for concessions, the company will go ahead with iPhone manufacturing in the country – and that production will begin within 4-6 weeks …

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06:00
ARMOR-X Magnetic Charging Cable: $19.99

We have a deal for on an ARMOR-X Magnetic Charging Cable. This cable connects magnetically to a Lightning (or other) adapter you fit into your iPhone (or other device). Get the end of the cable near that adapter, and it will use magnetism to connect itself to your device. This lets you use multiple adapters with one cable. You can get one with a Lightning adapter for $19.99, half off retail.


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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Ztylus Kamerar Zoom Lens Kit for...

For Thursday’s iLounge Deal, we’re offering the Ztylus Kamerar Zoom Lens Kit for iPhone 7 Plus for only $31.95 — that’s 28% off the regular price. One of the very first twin lens solutions specifically designed for the iPhone 7 Plus, this kid merges the protection of the Camera ZLK case with the optical functionality of Ztylus lenses, giving you extended camera capabilities while keeping your iPhone protected. A macro zoom lens…

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06:00
Corsair's first gaming desktop isn't for...

It's been almost two months since PC parts maker Corsair teased its first finished computer, giving us nothing but a name and a picture of the front and sides of the system. Now, the company is finally ready to show off the Corsair One in detail, and...

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05:59
GraphicConverter 10.4 - $39.95

GraphicConverter is an all-purpose image-editing program that can import 200 different graphic-based formats, edit the image, and export it to any of 80 available file formats.

The high-end editing tools are perfect for graphic manipulation as well as the ability to use Photoshop-compatible plug-ins. It offers batch-conversion capabilities, a slide-show window, batch rename, batch and individual editing of metadata (EXIF, IPTC, XMP) and so much more.



Version 10.4:

New

  • Added 32-bit-per-channel support (HDR)
  • Batch: added add border batch
  • Prefs window: option to display complete file path
  • EBM import and export
  • Browser: added context menu entry to lock/unlock all
  • Open: added calling of QuickTime modernizer for old, legacy movie formats
  • Prefs convert-and-modify: option to activate all cores for parallel batch conversion
  • Batch: added rename batch
  • Batch:...
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05:53
Patent report: Apple accessory device could turn an...

I could go for this: Apple has filed for a patent (number 2017003048) dubbed “electronic accessory device” that would turn an iPhone or iPad into a full-fledged laptop. It involves systems and methods for “providing internal components for portable computing devices having a thin profile.”

More particularly, the present application describes an electronic accessory device available “to extend and expand usefulness of a portable computing device.” The accessory device — which has a niche into which an iOS device can be inserted — can have a form factor corresponding to a laptop, sporting data output resources such as a visual display and input resources. 

It can also include memory resources, which — if the invention ever materialized — would help overcome the storage options in iPhones and iPads. The accessory device would also offer additional functionality, such as a large display, enhanced audio capabilities, and input means such as a mouse, track pad and keyboard...

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05:48
How to Check Out Your Printer’s Webpage (And Why You...

Ah, printers. How we hate them; how we sometimes need them. In this Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to wade into the printing morass with a great troubleshooting tip for misbehaving devices. You’ll learn how to visit your printer’s local webpage, and this just might get you out of a (paper) jam. Har har har.


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05:45
Apple snaps up Workflow, an iOS automation app for...

Enlarge / The Workflow app. (credit: Workflow)

Late yesterday, Apple closed a deal to acquire Workflow, an app for iOS power users that lets you string a series of repetitive actions together to make them easier and quicker to accomplish. In many ways, the app accomplishes for iOS what the Automator app does for macOS. Late last year Apple laid off Sal Soghoian, the product manager in charge of automation-related products like Automator and AppleScript, and eliminated his position; the...

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05:38
Apple will reportedly start assembling iPhones in...

Apple will reportedly start assembling iPhones in India over next two months. The tech giant is said to be in talks with the Indian government for import-tax exemptions on components.

Getting a foothold in India has been a challenge for Apple. The company has opened its retail stores in a number of countries around the world, but not in India. The country has restrictive real estate investment laws for foreign companies.

What’s more, India’s Finance and Commerce Ministries rejected Apple’s request to sell used iPhones in the country. Also, India wants a commitment from the Cupertino, California-base company to bring manufacturing facilities to the country before the government will approve the company’s request to open its own retail stores. 

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05:36
Complete your steampunk cosplay with a Samsung...

As the world's biggest watch show continues to pump out smartwatch variants from nearly everyone, at Baselworld, established player Samsung apparently wanted to pay lip-service to the horological items that came before watches got smart. It unveiled...

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05:32
beaTunes 4.6.13 - Organize your music collection.

beaTunes is a full-featured music player and organizational tool for music collections.

How well organized is your music library? Are your artists always spelled the same way? Any R.E.M. vs REM? beaTunes can easily fix this and other problems with its unique inspection feature (license required for applying one-click solutions). Could your last mix CD's song order use some improvement? Let beaTunes re-arrange your playlist for you! Always wondered how you could take advantage of the BPM (beats per minute) field? Let beaTunes fill in the blanks and help you while DJ'ing at your next party.

Here are some more examples of what you can do with beaTunes:

  • Navigate in songs semantically (i.e., segment to segment)
  • Automatically determine BPM (beats per minute)
  • Automatically determine the musical key your songs are in
  • Sort existing playlists so that matching songs succeed each other
  • Create matchlists (i.e.,...
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05:31
Apple: there have been no breaches to iCloud or email

Yesterday, MotherBoard reported that a hacker or group of hackers is trying to extort Apple over alleged access to a large cache of iCloud and other Apple email accounts. However, in a statement to Fortune, Apple said that there have not been any breaches to its systems and that its user data is safe.

“There have not been any breaches in any of Apple’s systems including iCloud and Apple ID,” the spokesperson said. “The alleged list of email addresses and passwords appears to have been obtained from previously compromised third-party services.”

Apple told Fortune that it will continue to “actively monitor” the situation and work with law enforcement to ensure that user data remains safe, adding: “Apple is actively...

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05:24
Apple tops BCG’s 50 Most Innovative Companies list

The annual 50 Most Innovative Companies survey report by the management consulting firm BCG (Boston Consulting Group) puts Apple in the top position for 2016. The Cupertino, California-based company has topped the list since 2014.

BCG conducted surveys with more than 1,500 senior innovation executives around the globe. Out of the top 50 most innovative companies, 34 are based in the US, 6 in Asia, and 10 in Europe.

Following Apple among the top 10 in the 50 Most Innovative Companies are Google, Tesla Motors, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Samsung, Toyota, Facebook, and IBM.

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05:16
Apple buys Workflow, an iOS automation tool

Apple is acquiring Workflow, an iOS tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks, according to TechCrunch. Terms of the deal haven't been announced but the team behind the app — Ari Weinstein, Conrad Kramer, Ayaka Nonaka and Nick Frey — are coming to work for the Cupertino, California-based company.

Workflow won an Apple Design Award in 2015. The app has been sold at the Apple App Store for $2.99; however, Apple is offering it for free.

Workflow allows you to automate items on your iPhone or iPad by connecting apps and actions. You can create complex workflows that you can start with a single tap. Workflow contains over 200 actions, including those...

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05:10
UK police often misuse sensitive data for personal...

It's no wonder people are so fervently concerned with privacy when little by little, it seems harder to maintain. You could now be denied entry into the US if you refuse to unlock your phone and hand it over to border agents, for example; and on the...

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05:09
Apple acquires Workflow automation app, offers it...

Apple has acquired the Workflow automation app, which allows iOS users to trigger a sequence of tasks across apps with a single tap.

A spokesman for Apple confirmed on Wednesday the company’s acquisition of DeskConnect, the developer of the app, and the Workflow app, but did not provide further details.

Workflow, developed for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, allows users to drag and drop combinations of actions to create workflows that interact with the apps and content on the device. It won an Apple design award in 2015 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.

Some of the examples of tasks for which Workflow can be used are making animated GIFs, adding a home screen icon to call a loved one and tweeting a song the user has been listening to, according to a description of the app.

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05:06
Vudu's mobile app rips digital copies of your...

Walmart's Vudu streaming arm has unveiled the "first mobile offering" to convert nearly 8,000 movies on DVD and Blu-ray to digital HD files, it says. It's an expansion of the company's existing desktop conversion service, but lets you convert your ph...

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05:05
Apple Invents a Method for Forming a 3D Glass iPhone...

On Monday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Rumor Claims that the Anniversary iPhone will have a 2007 Retro-Design Modernized with Curved 3D Backside Glass." Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple titled "Glass Structure having 3D Shape and Uniform Thickness," which is proof that Apple has worked on such a design.

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05:00
Apple’s upcoming 9.7-inch iPad will arrive “next...

Albeit you’ll be able to snag the newly-announced 9.7-inch iPad on Friday, Apple has stated that customers who want to buy it in Apple Store and other retail locations will need to wait until “next week,” according to Apple.

Apple has provided a bit more information on the new iPad shopping situation. Orders placed on Friday, the first day of availability, will arrive the following week at some point, with no specific day given.

Other retailers, such as Target and Best Buy, have stated that they are expecting stock of the new 9.7-inch tablet around the beginning of April with orders starting on Friday, the same as the Apple online store.

Apple’s new iPad announced on Tuesday returns to the iPad Air’s thickness and includes a non-laminated Retina Display and larger battery than the iPad Air 2. An A9 processor drives the new unit, with 32GB of device storage — all available for $329 to start.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available....

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05:00
Trump administration looks to carry out electronics...

The travel ban now applies to some devices coming into the U.S. from some flights.

The Trump administration has banned devices larger than a smartphone in the passenger cabin of flights coming to the U.S. from several airports in Muslim-dominant countries. The ban restricts iPads and other tablets, Kindle ebook readers, notebooks, and other larger electronic devices to checked luggage over terrorism concerns.

The policy was announced earlier this week and covers direct flights to the U.S. from Cairo, Istanbul, Kuwait City, Doha, Casablanca, Amman, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. Specific airlines includes in the ban include Royal Jordanian Airlines, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Etihad Airways.

At present, the airlines have until Friday to comply with the electronics ban.

No specific terrorist threat has been cited by the Trump administration, although it’s been...

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04:33
Kool Tools: Epson Expression Home XP-440

Epson’sExpression Home XP-440 Small-in-One is a new, ultra-compact all-in-one designed to meet the everyday printing needs of students and families.

With features including a hi-res 2.7-inch color LCD for easy setup and navigation, a built-in card slot for borderless photo PC-free printing, and a 100-sheet paper capacity, the Expression Home XP-440 prints from virtually anywhere, with or without a network connection. It’s compatible with Epson Creative Print, allowing users to seamlessly create and print photo collages and print Instagram and Facebook photos.

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04:32
Vienna 3.1.9 :e81515b: - RSS and Atom newsreader.

Vienna is a freeware and Open-Source RSS/Atom newsreader with article storage and management via a SQLite database, written in Objective-C and Cocoa, for the OS X operating system. It provides features comparable to commercial newsreaders, but both it and the source code are free and available for download.

Features

  • Subscribe to Atom/RSS news feeds and podcasts.
  • Simple and intuitive user interface with customisable toolbar.
  • Built-in tabbed browser.
  • Global search of all retrieved articles.
  • Automatic detection of newsfeeds on Web pages.
  • Smart folders for organising related feed articles.
  • Custom article display styles.
  • Three separate reading layouts.
  • Blogging integration.
  • Support for downloading enclosures in articles
  • Filter the displayed articles.
  • Manual reordering of the subscription list.
  • Full AppleScript support.
  • Localised into...
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04:30
How to set permissions for items in macOS Sierra

You can set permissions for items on macOS Sierra if you wish. Permission settings determine who can view and alter files on the computer. You change permission settings at the bottom of the Info window for a file, folder, or disk in the Finder. 

(The Finder is the home base for your Mac. You use it to organize and access almost everything on your Mac, including documents, images, movies, and any other files you have.)

Okay, back to permissions. For example, you can change permission settings for a folder so that other users who log in to your Mac, or connect to it for file sharing, can view but not change files in a folder. To assign permissions to users and groups:

  • Select a disk, folder, or file, then choose File > Get Info.
  • If the information in Sharing & Permissions isn’t visible, click the disclosure triangle.
  • If necessary, click the lock iconto unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.
  • Click a user or...
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04:27
iExplorer 4.0.12.0 - View and transfer files on your...

iExplorer is an iPhone browser for Mac lets you view the files on your iOS device. By using a drag and drop interface, you can quickly copy files and folders between your Mac and your iPhone or iTouch. It works with both jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones and works quickly with a standard USB cable.

Features

  • All the best technology from Phone to Mac, Phone Disk, and iExplorer 3, and then some
  • One-click recovery of music and videos straight to iTunes
  • Explore and export photos and videos (even from older iPods)
  • Mount any folder or category, including playlists and photo albums, then browse in Finder and open with other apps
  • Browse any iTunes backups (encrypted too). Export: Messages (including attachments), notes, voicemail, call history, contacts, calendars...
  • Works with all types of iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch, and regular iPod



Version 4.0.12.0:

  • Full...
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04:20
PopChar for macOS gets a maintenance upgrade

Ergonis Software (www.ergonis.com) has rolled out PopChar X 7.7, an improved version of the Mac tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts.

Version 7.7 offers metrics adjustments for eight new fonts, in particular some of Google's Noto fonts. This is scheduled to be the last maintenance release for PopChar 7, while Ergonis is already preparing to release the major new version PopChar 8 later this year.

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04:18
Wells Fargo rolling out smartphone ATM withdrawals...

Wells Fargo customers will be able to withdraw cash from any of the bank’s 13,000 ATMs using only their iPhone or Android phone from next week, with no card required.

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04:16
OpenEmu 2.0.5 - Open Source game-emulation app;...

OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation, one console at a time... For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends to open source video game emulation on the Mac. With OpenEmu, it is extremely easy to add, browse, organize and with a compatible gamepad, play those favorite games (ROMs) you already own.

Features

  • Library - One of the standout features of OpenEmu is how it organizes all your games into one unique, unified games library. Watch as backups of the games (ROMs) you already own are gracefully added to their appropriate library and box art is magically added. You can even create your own 'collections' mix and matched from different consoles.
  • Controls and Controllers - Any generic HID compliant USB or Bluetooth game controller should work with OpenEmu out of the box. OpenEmu now automatically maps controls for the following recognized devices in our database:...
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04:13
Smartphone size preference size remains stable at 5-...

In the first half of 2016, US and UK smartphone users were most likely to be interested in purchasing a device with a 5.3-inch or 5.0-inch display, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics (www.strategyanalytics.com).

The study also found that males showed a preference for larger devices than females, while Android owners still preferred larger devices than Apple owners. As in 2015, current smartphone owners are also more likely to prefer a thicker prototype with a longer battery life over a thinner phone.

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04:03
It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design...

More than 40 years after founding Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak has a lot to say about the early days of the world’s richest company—and about technology, learning, and being a born engineer.

On stage at the IEEE TechIgnite conference in Burlingame, California, on Wednesday, he gave a glimpse into how a tech legend thinks.

On open source

In the early 1970s, Wozniak read about phone phreaking, in which “phreakers” made free phone calls by using electronics to mimic the tones used for dialing each number. To learn how to do it, he went to the only place he knew that had books and magazines about computers: The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. He went on a Sunday and walked right in. “The smartest people in the world don’t lock doors,” Wozniak said.

To read this article in full or to leave a...

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04:01
AT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from...

YouTube video creators are fighting against the video service's filter screening out LGBTQ+ voices, while on the other end, advertisers are worried about a different type of content. In a movement that started with several UK brands (McDonald's, BBC,...

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04:00
Digital Anarchy's Flicker Free plug-in a useful...

By Aaron Lee

Digital Anarchy's $149 Flicker Free plug-in for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Apple's Final Cut Pro X gives video editors and visual effects artists a useful tool that fixes a wide range of footage affected with flicker or strobing. 

It analyzes on-the-fly, renders quickly, and easily produces flicker free footage. There are presets for different types of flicker, allowing it to fit into a variety of workflows.

Flicker is a problem that affects several types of video footage. Time lapse suffers from variation in exposures. Archival footage flickers because of old cameras or lights. Slow motion or high speed video can be affected by the flickering of electric lights. LED lights, TVs, and computer monitors cause flickering when out of sync with the camera.

Flicker Free deflickers all these types of footage and more. It analyzes the...

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03:55
Prosecutors say they are extracting data from more...

Prosecutors are successfully accessing data from more than 100 locked phones seized during arrests on Inauguration Day, according to court papers filed yesterday. The phones belonged to those accused of rioting in Washington DC.

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Filed under: Apple ...

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03:28
Apple Continues to Dream up Accessories for iDevices...

Apple introduced the iPad Pro back in November 2015 along with their Smart Cover, a soft cover accessory that included a keyboard made of material. Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple where we see that Apple's engineering team had considered a hard cover accessory for the iPad Pro and more.

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03:00
The Morning After: Thursday, March 23rd 2017

Hey, good morning!

Welcome to your Thursday morning. Now relax: we tap technology for ways to relax and decompress, get excited by Netflix's next big budget project, and learn how Google is trying to make location sharing happen. Again.

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02:17
Apple Acquires Icelandic Company DeskConnect, the...

Apple has acquired the Icelandic company DeskConnect, the team behind 'Workflow' the best App Store app for 2015.

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02:13
Apple investigating accessory that turns iPhone,...




An Apple patent application published Thursday details a so-called "thin" portable hardware accessory that boasts the components necessary to act as a laptop surrogate for iPhones and iPads.

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Wednesday March 22

21:54
Apple responds to hacker claims, says systems not...




Apple in a statement late Wednesday responded to claims that a hacking group is threatening to wipe hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads using stolen credentials, saying its own systems have not been compromised.

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21:18
Apple denies allegations a hacker group is holding...

Apple has responded to claims that a hacker group obtained access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts. In a statement to Fortune, Apple said that there have not been any breaches to its systems and that its user data is safe.

more…

Filed under: Apple ...

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20:59
TextSoap 8.3.3 - Automate tedious text document...

TextSoap can automatically remove unwanted characters, fix up messed up carriage returns, and do pretty much anything else that we can think of to text. Save time and effort. Be more productive.

Stop manually fixing text documents and emails. Let TextSoap help you automate away all that tediousness. And do it all from within your favorite app using TextSoap Menu. Enable it in preferences and access TextSoap in most apps that support standard copy and paste.

Easy to learn for casual users, TextSoap offers the flexibility that expert users need.



Version 8.3.3:

Note: Requires macOS 10.10 or later.

Note: Version 8 is a paid upgrade from previous versions. Upgrade information can be found here.

  • [Fixed] Addressed issues related to crashes when viewing license info



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20:59
Apple iTunes 12.6 - Play Apple Music and manage your...

Apple iTunes lets you organize and stream Apple Music, download and watch video and listen to Podcasts. It can automatically download new music, app, and book purchases across all your devices and computers. And it's a store that has everything you need to be entertained. Anywhere. Anytime.



Version 12.6:

  • Rent once, watch anywhere; now you can enjoy your iTunes movie rentals across your devices with iOS 3 or tvOS 2
  • Minor app and performance improvements



  • OS X 10.9.5 or later
  • iTunes Extras require OS X 10.10.3 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
Airmail 3.2.4 - Powerful, minimal email client.

Airmail is an mail client with fast performance and intuitive interaction. Support for iCloud, MS Exchange, Gmail, Google Apps, IMAP, POP3, Yahoo!, AOL, Outlook.com, Live.com.

Airmail was designed from the ground to retain the same experience with a single or multiple accounts and provide a quick, modern and easy-to-use user experience. Airmail is clean and allows you to get to your emails without interruption -- it's the mail client for the 21st century.

We have taken usability and function to the next level with Airmail and bring a striking-design with support for all major email services. Switch between accounts like a breeze and quick reply to incoming messages within seconds -- email has never been so easy and productive.



Version 3.2.4:

  • Bug fix



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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20:59
MacPilot 9.0.6 - Enable over 1,200 hidden features...

MacPilot gives you the power of UNIX and the simplicity of Macintosh, which means a phenomenal amount of untapped power in your hands! Use MacPilot to unlock over 1,200 features, and access them all with the easy and familiar Macintosh user interface. No command line tools or complicated file operations!

Display hidden files in the Finder, disable the startup chime, add spacers and stacks to the Dock, change the screenshot file format, run maintenance tools, tweak network settings, force empty the Trash, and tons more. Keep yourself in awe and busy for days as you discover how much Mac OS X has "under the hood".

Get out of the passenger seat and take control of your Mac. Set your login window picture, use the screensaver as your Desktop, modify advanced file permissions (ACL), change the system welcome message, enable simultaneous recordings in QuickTime, view system logs, or enable the Debug menu in numerous apps.



Version 9.0.6:...

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20:59
Jamf Pro 9.98 - Powerful sysadmin/enterprise tool (...

Jamf Pro (formerly Casper Suite) is the EMM tool that delights IT pros and the users they support by delivering on the promise of unified endpoint management for Apple devices. At Jamf, connecting the Apple user experience with IT requirements has been our business for the last decade. With Jamf Pro for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV management, IT can support an extraordinary Apple experience for the end user while meeting or exceeding organization goals and requirements.

Whether you work at a school, business, or government agency, Jamf Pro has been developed to meet your needs--because it's supported by Apple specialists for the enterprise. Because we understand the potential of Apple in the enterprise, and how to help you get where you want to be.

To begin your journey, take the first step: learn how Jamf Pro can transform Apple ecosystem management in your organization. Then engage with Jamf to help every step of the way.

Note:...

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20:59
PopChar 7.7 - $16.99 (51% off)

PopChar helps you get the most out of your font collection. With its crystal-clear interface, PopChar provides a frustration-free way to access any font's special characters.

Features

  • Expanded accessibility - Your Mac includes over 700 fonts, each of which contains thousands of characters -- Why not make them as accessible as possible? PopChar makes it happen.
  • Interface advantages - PopChar displays easy-to-analyze tables of characters, giving you an ultra-convenient interface. You can't access most of these characters from your keyboard -- PopChar puts them within your reach.
  • Liberating compatibility - No matter what app you are using, PopChar brings snappy simplicity to all font-related tasks. Whether you're working with a word processor or a Web browser, PopChar integrates seamlessly.
  • Smarter searching - PopChar's seasoned search capabilities will...
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20:59
RapidWeaver 7.3.1 - Create template-based websites...

RapidWeaver is a next-generation Web design application to help you easily create professional-looking Web sites in minutes. No knowledge of complex code is required, RapidWeaver will take care of all that for you. RapidWeaver produces valid XHTML- and CSS-based websites.

One of the perks about using RapidWeaver is that it has a strong custom theme community. You can download themes and edit them from within RapidWeaver and the result is a pretty slick-looking website that takes very little effort.

RapidWeaver also has a lot of custom plug-ins. Some of them make it easier to edit images directly in RapidWeaver. Others make creating a site map a matter of a few clicks. The supportive community that surrounds RapidWeaver is really what makes this great app superior to other WYSIWYG website creation tools. Be sure to check out YourHead.com for some little tools to help spice up your website in...

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20:59
Sparkle Pro 2.1.4 - $79.99

Sparkle Pro will change your mind if you thought building websites wasn't for you. Sparkle is the intuitive site builder that lets you create sites for your online portfolio, team or band pages, or business and clients. Skip the tedium and design a gorgeous site that works right out of the box. Sparkle turns your design into a live site on the fly, no coding and no jargon. You don’t need to know about code or other web programming concepts: Sparkle makes sites happen. And if you need to create only a single site, please consider Sparkle One.

With Sparkle Pro you:

  • Create landing pages in a matter of minutes--test your ideas quickly
  • Focus your attention on content and layout
  • Quickly iterate on fully functional site designs

Features

  • Quickly add galleries, video, audio, maps, social buttons, and downloadable files
  • ...
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20:59
Affinity Designer 1.5.5 - Vector graphic design...

Affinity Designer is an incredibly accurate vector illustrator that feels fast and at home in the hands of creative professionals. It intuitively combines rock solid and crisp vector art with flexible layer management and an impressive range of high quality raster tools for finishing. With accuracy, quality and speed at the heart of every single design task, and the ability to finesse designs without switching apps, this fresh-faced multi-discipline illustrator lets creatives shine.

Vector tools

  • Node Tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Pencil Tool
  • Vector Brush
  • Gradient Fill Tool
  • Transparency Tool
  • Crop Tool
  • Targeted Insert
  • Text
  • Alignment Guides

Raster tools

  • Lasso Tool
  • Selection Brush
  • Pixel Brush
  • Paint Brush
  • Eraser
  • Dodge
  • Burn
  • Smudge
  • Blur
  • Sharpen



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20:59
djay Pro 1.4.3 - Transform your Mac into a full-...

djay Pro provides a complete toolkit for performing DJs. Its unique modern interface is built around a sophisticated integration with iTunes and Spotify, giving you instant access to millions of tracks. Pristine sound quality and a powerful set of features including high-definition waveforms, four decks, audio effects, and hardware integration give you endless creative flexibility to take your sets to new heights.

Note: This application contains in-app purchases.



Version 1.4.3:

  • Added plug and play support for Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2/TOUR1 and DJM-900NXS2/TOUR1 (Pioneer DJ certified)
  • LAN Link: Connect multiple CDJ-2000NXS2/TOUR1 with a single USB cable via DJM-900NXS2/TOUR1
  • Added plug & play support for Pioneer DDJ-RB DJ DJ controller
  • Added plug & play support for Numark Mixtrack Platinum DJ controller
  • All-new Spotify browse section: explore by new releases,...
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20:57
Apple Responds to Hack Threats, Says There Were no...

In response to a ransom threat in which hackers are claiming to have access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts, Apple told Fortune there have been no breaches of its systems.

Instead, if the hackers do have access to iCloud accounts, Apple suggests previously compromised third-party services are at fault. From an Apple spokesperson:There have not been any breaches in any of Apple's systems including iCloud and Apple ID," the spokesperson said. "The alleged list of email addresses and passwords appears to have been obtained from previously compromised third-party services.Apple's response follows a report from Motherboard that suggests a group of hackers known as the "Turkish Crime Family" have claimed to...

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20:09
Tim Cook says Apple in China for long haul, touts...




Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out of his China tour this week to speak with a local news publication about the company's regional intentions, saying Apple is planting deep roots in the country, from job creation to economic and environmental investments.

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19:23
Apple Acquires Workflow App and Developers, Makes...

Apple recently acquired popular iOS utility Workflow in a deal that includes both the app and its developers. While many apps get pulled by Apple after an acquisition, Workflow remains on the App Store, and is now free.


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19:13
Super Mario Run for iOS updated with new characters...

Following its release on Android today, Nintendo has also updated Super Mario Run on iOS. The update adds a host of new features and bug fixes and brings the app to version 2.0. The update comes  months after the app’s initial release.

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19:00
Bruce Lee on pride and self-esteem

Bruce lee was an amazing person.

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18:56
Industry push for home rentals of movies still in...

Late last year, it was rumored that Apple was in talks with movie studios to offer home rentals of movies that were still in theaters. A new report from Variety offers more details on this industry push, noting how much studios are considering charging for in-home movie rentals…

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18:40
Apple has acquired Workflow, an automation tool for...

Apple has finalized a deal to acquire Workflow today — a tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. We’ve been tracking this one for a while but were able to confirm just now that the ink on the deal is drying as we speak.

This is a great app. Good purchase for Apple.

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18:15
Comparison: How the new $329 iPad stacks up against...

Yesterday morning, Apple unveiled a new $329 iPad called simply “iPad,” as a replacement for the iPad Air 2. Apple announced the device in a press release, alongside the (RED) iPhone 7, new Apple Watch bands, and new iPhone cases.

Yesterday, we briefly highlighted some of the differences between the new iPad and the iPad Air 2 it replaces, but read on for a full breakdown of all of the differences…

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17:20
Apple acquires automation app Workflow, title to...




Apple on Wednesday finalized a deal to acquire popular automation app Workflow and its three-member development team for an undisclosed sum, and is for now leaving the title on the App Store where it will be free to download.

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17:04
Apple acquires powerful iOS automation app Workflow...

Apple today acquired popular iOS tool Workflow, which allows users to combine the functionalities of various apps together to automate normally complex processes. According to TechCrunch, Apple finalized the deal today but financial details are not yet available.

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16:48
Apple Acquires Popular Automation App Workflow

Apple has acquired well-known and popular automation app Workflow, reports TechCrunch. The deal was reportedly finalized today for an unspecified sum.

Workflow, first released in 2014, is an automation tool that can essentially do anything. It allows users to create a variety of workflows to accomplish tasks like creating GIFs from a series of photos, pulling images from a web page, translating an article, posting photos to multiple social networks at once, calculating a tip, and tons more.

It is equipped with a built-in Gallery, which allows people to quickly find and use a wide range of automation tasks, and it can be used to create custom automations.

Apple is purchasing the Workflow app and the Workflow team, including Ari Weinstein, Conrad...

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16:35
Google Gives Devs First Look at Android O


Google on Tuesday unveiled a developer preview of the latest version of its mobile operating system, code named "Android O." The new OS is designed to improve on battery life and interactive performance of devices, according to Dave Burke, vice president of engineering, Android, at Google.
The new release puts automatic limits on what applications do in the background in three areas: implicit broadcasts, background services and location updates. Updated developer previews will become available in the coming months.

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16:34
Apple Loves Outdated Tech and Gives up on Social...

Apple appears to be increasingly comfy offering yesterday’s technology at today’s prices, and Bryan and Jeff are all cranky about it. They also talk about Brixo, chrome-plated and electrified LEGO bricks, and Apple’s new Clips app and what it means for social media. Oh, and Jeff had to edit out an F-bomb because Bryan got all ranty.


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16:11
Tim Cook says Apple will continue to invest in...

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited China over the past week to celebrate the announcement of the company’s two new research and development centers in the country. Over the weekend, we noted of a speech Cook gave in China during which he discussed globalization and user privacy.

Now, Chinese media outlet Caxin has sat down with Cook for a full interview, talking Apple’s goals in the country, its Didi investment, and more…

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16:11
Here’s How To Protect Yourself From The iCloud...

You may have read in the news that a hacker group is holding a number of iCloud accounts for ransom. If Apple doesn’t pay a certain amount of money by April 7, the hackers will reset the accounts and remotely wipe iOS devices. Andrew Orr shows us how to protect your Apple ID.


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15:40
Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts...

A hacker or group of hackers calling themselves the "Turkish Crime Family" claim they have access to at least 300 million iCloud accounts, and will delete the alleged cache of data if Apple pays a ransom by early next month. Motherboard is reporting that the hackers are demanding "$75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum, another increasingly popular crypto-currency, or $100,000 worth of iTunes gift cards in exchange for deleting the alleged cache of data." From the report: The hackers provided screenshots of alleged emails between the group and members of Apple's security team. One also gave Motherboard access to an email account allegedly used to communicate with Apple. "Are you willing to share a sample of the data set?" an unnamed member of Apple's security team wrote to the hackers a week ago, according to one of the emails stored in the account. (According to the email headers, the return-path of the email is to an address with the @apple.com domain). The hackers also uploaded a...

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15:36
PC's are Going to Cost more in 2017 whether we...

With PC sales volume continually falling, you'd think that prices would follow suit so as to stimulate consumer and business demand. The news today throws that logic out the window...

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15:36
AWT News Update: March 22, 2017

Due to a test video broadcast that was going on earlier this afternoon, this is an abbreviated news update:

  • On Monday night, March 27, we'll start our live streaming video show -- AWT TV. Details are forthcoming regarding where you'll be able to watch and chat
  • Google updated its Photos app today, putting emphasis on backup and sharing over slow connections
  • Google also announced that its iOS Maps app will soon have a real-time location sharing function similar to Apple's Find My Friends

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below. Note to Apple News readers: you’ll need to visit Apple World Today in order to listen to the podcast.

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15:21
Which of Apple’s new products/updates are you most...

Apple’s Q1 product updates were announced this week without an official press event like what usually accompanies its bigger products refreshes. A new Product RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, a new 5th generation iPad, an updated iPhone SE, and new and updated Apple Watch bands and iPhone cases were all introduced.

There is still a chance Apple could hold a spring event for other new product updates with April rumored for a possible iPad Pro update unveiling. But are you planning on getting any of this week’s newly announced products?

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14:37
Podcast 551: Knocking the Air out of the iPad lineup

Yay, new hardware! Apple skipped the event this time around, and unveiled a new iPad to replace the iPad Air 2, a red iPhone 7, more storage for the iPad mini 4 and iPhone SE, new Apple Watch bands, and a new iOS app that combines elements of Vine and Snapchat. Whew!

We'll have a review of the iPad when it ships, but don't worry that this is all there is. Apple still has the iPad Pro to refresh, and of course Tim Cook promised us pro Macs this year. The vigil continues...

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14:33
AT&T, Verizon join firms pulling millions in ads...




The U.K. advertising backlash against Google is spreading to the United States. Mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon, Enterprise car rental and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline are among the major ad buyers acting to distance their brands from the offensive and extremist content that saturates YouTube.

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14:06
The company Apple should acquire...

Bacchus Stuart sent us a link to a well-thought-out article he wrote in which he makes a case for one very large and established corporation that Apple should consider purchasing...Sony. Click the headline or the link below to read his post.

Apple Acquisitions: Here’s The Company Apple Should Acquire

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14:06
Google Photos updated with faster backup and sharing...

With a focus on parts of the world that have slower connectivity, Google updated Photos today to have faster backup and sharing, while the Duo video chatting app received an audio-only mode.

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13:59
Unravelling Undocumented Middleware

via GIPHY

Some tasks are like the Labrynth. You walk around a corner, mark a block in chalk so you can go back, and then a goblin switches your arrow to a different direction. Or you go through a door and fall down an oubliette. But hey, if you write a few more scripts, you can always bring sanity to those you already have but don’t know exist, right?

The post Unravelling Undocumented Middleware appeared first on krypted.com.

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13:56
∞ djay Pro for Mac with support for Pioneer DJ’s...

Algoriddim on Wednesday released an update for djay Pro for Mac, bring a host of new features including tight integration with Pioneer DJ’s newest CDJ set-ups. In fact, djay Pro is now certified by Pioneer. The update also brings enhanced Touch Bar integration on the new MacBook Pro, and Spotify Browse access. […]

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13:48
Notable apps and app updates for March 22, 2017

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks.

iOS Apps/Updates

G-Power has introduced KaKa Camera 1.0. The selfie and filter cam app features more than 500 free, ready-to-use filters, including analog, vintage, cinema, dynamic, sexy, allure and more. KaKa Camera also offers the ability to change the photo size and choose between different ratios.

macOS Apps/Updates

RoGame Software has announced ScaleMaster 2, an upgrade to the music app for macOS. The software was specifically designed to help with scales in a theoretical and practical context. 

Serving as a practice environment and reference for over 200 scale types, ScaleMaster 2 includes 9 virtual instruments, a...

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13:39
Mac: IK Multimedia Fulltone Collection for AmpliTube

As if the collection of gear in IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube 4 wasn’t already impressive enough, the music tech company has released another new collection of great high-end sounds and effects in the new Fulltone Collection for AmpliTube. Featuring a wide range of tones from the classic to the contemporary, the new collection promises “boutique sound for the discerning musician” inspired by guitarist and composer Michael Fuller’s vision for quality stompboxes.  The Fulltone Collection includes three powerful processors that work great in both music production and creative sound design, which, thanks to IK’s usual focus on hyperrealism, provide all of the mojo and feel of the original Fulltone hardware folded into the intuitive design of AmpliTube.
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13:27
Newly announced iPad coming 'next week' to...




While the newly announced 9-7 inch iPad can be ordered from Apple's online store on Friday, users wanting to purchased it in Apple Retail stores or other large electronics stores will need to wait until "next week," according to Apple.

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13:09
This Drone’s Underwater Camera Can Shoot 4K Video

Have you ever wished you could explore the underwater realms and get amazing pictures and videos? If so, a drone on Indiegogo might be right up your alley. You control Gladius with your iPhone or iPad. The drone uses a unique semi-tethered connection system. A floating buoy communicates wirelessly with your iPhone or iPad, while a tether runs from the buoy to the drone. Therefore, the drone can dive up to 100 meters deep with a horizontal range of 500 meters. Gladius features an on-board 1080P/4K underwater camera to take high quality photos and video and can live-stream in HD. Finally, the underwater camera has low-light adaptable sensors, and LED lights on either side light up a wide 135º angle. The retail price for Gladius will be US $1,399. You can reserve yours on Gladius’s Indiegogo campaign for as low as $599.

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13:07
The New iPad vs. 9.7-inch iPad Pro and iPad Air 2

Apple yesterday announced the newest addition to its iPad lineup, somewhat confusingly called the "iPad" and known officially as the "5th-generation iPad," following in the footsteps of the fourth-generation model that was released before the iPad Air.

Designed to replace the iPad Air, the iPad comes with a tantalizingly low price tag: $329. It is Apple's most affordable tablet to date and it's a competitive price point that will allow the iPad to better compete with lower-priced Android offerings.

What do you get for $329? As it turns out, quite a lot. The iPad is a little bit iPhone 6s, a little bit iPad Air, and a little bit iPad Air 2.

In a nutshell, compared to the iPad Air 2, the iPad has a brighter display and a faster A9 processor (first introduced in the iPhone 6s). Other internal hardware seems to be very...

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13:02
Starbucks gifts coming to Apple's Messages app...




Starting in April, iPhone owners will be able to gift Starbucks purchases to others by way of the native iOS Messages app and Apple Pay, the coffee chain announced on Wednesday.

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13:00
MTS: The "laptop bag" that can save your...

It's a dangerous world out there. You can be enjoying yourself in a hotel, visiting a tourist site somewhere, maybe just picking up your bags at an airport or attending a meeting in an office building. The next thing you know, bullets are flying or bombs are going off. The MTS Multi-Threat Shield from Force Training Institute ($899, law enforcement discounts available) is an instantly deployed bulletproof shield that can also carry a laptop or tablet.

Did that get your attention? At $899, this isn't the bag for everyone. It weighs 8 lbs., so it's not exactly the lightest "computer bag" ever produced. But the lifesaving properties of the MTS -- the ability to "defeat multiple impacts from most handgun, shotgun and pistol caliber sub-machine gun threats" and even protect against high-powered rifles with an optional Level III insert plate -- can make it worth the price to anyone who needs ultimate protection.

MTS is...

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12:52
Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals

The Office Store is introducing Power BI custom visuals to download and use in Power BI service reports and Power BI Desktop. Users will be able to easily discover and quickly download BI visualizations that interact with data to find key insights and drive important business decisions. Power BI custom visuals provide compelling data visualizations created by members of the community and by Microsoft. They behave just like the native rich visualizations already included with Power BI but can also be filtered, highlighted, edited and shared.

Here are some examples:

  • Word Cloud—Visualize the text in your data in a beautiful way.

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12:44
Google Maps gets location sharing for Apple's...




Google will soon start rolling out real-time location sharing for users of its Maps app for iOS and Android, offering a feature similar to Apple's Find My Friends, or Google's own defunct Latitude.

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12:30
Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel...

Amazon’s Alexa has successfully challenged Apple on your home turf—literally. The Echo and other various Alexa-equipped devices are rapidly becoming the go-to when you need assistance at home, though Apple’s HomeKit has the edge when it comes to automation and security standards. But the real battle comes down to Alexa vs. Siri—which voice-activated assistant is more useful? Now hotel chains are trying to decide for themselves.

The high-end Wynn Las Vegas resort chose Alexa last December, adding Amazon Echo devices in its suites. Now Marriott International is trying to decide between Amazon and Apple, according to a Bloomberg report. The JW Marriott in San Antonio, Texas has been testing Amazon Alexa-integrated devices since October as an operator of sorts—the conduit to room service and housekeeping. Alexa can also control the lighting in a...

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12:22
Swipeable app makes sharing panoramic & 360°...

Taking advantage of Instagram’s new carousel album feature, Swipeable for iOS allows users to easily share panoramic and 360° photos on their Instagram accounts. Created by the developer Holumino Limited who also offers the Spincle – 360 Degrees Camera app, Swipeable is a free download from the App Store.

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12:02
Project management app Daylite now has a new view...

With the release of Team View, business owners and managers can now see the workload and availability for all their teams in one view. Appointments, tasks, and project due dates for today and the next few days are displayed for a whole team in Team View. Small business owners can now avoid interrupting their staff to figure out their workload and availability. Team View also includes additional productivity features so a user can send everyone on a team an email or invite everyone to a meeting with a click of a button.

Team View is a great overview for managers to see exactly what team members workloads are.

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12:00
∞ Automatic Bullseye Dartboard

The (poor) dart player in me hates this but the guy in me who appreciates the effort loves it.

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11:38
You Can Get Auto Insurance Quotes From Facebook...

Few people would equate shopping for auto insurance with the words “easy” or “fun.” A tech startup is looking to change that with a new Facebook Messenger chatbot. Jeff Butts took the new service for a spin, and gives you all of the nitty gritty details.


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11:34
Google will now let you share your location with...

Google is on a Maps mission in 2017. Since the beginning of the year, it has added some pretty great features to make it easier to get where you’re going, including Uber integration, parking availability, and saved places. Now it wants to help your friends know where you are.

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11:20
Instagram will let you book appointments to become...

Need to book an appointment? Soon you won’t even need to leave the Instagram app to do that.

In the next couple of months, Instagram is planning to give its users the ability to book appointments in-app, according to Bloomberg. Instagram hopes this new feature will give users more of an incentive to interact with business profiles. It will also help businesses better measure the impact of running an Instagram account, and potentially drive them to advertise more on the platform.

“When someone books an appointment, that’s not a ‘like’ or a ‘follow,’ that’s actual action,” Instagram’s head of business James Quarles told Bloomberg.

To read this article in full or to leave a...

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11:09
Reminders and Why Siri Rocks ‘Em

.Dr. Mac realized recently that he rarely forgets things and Siri is responsible. Siri never forgets… And since the good doctor is rarely far from his iPhone, iPad, or Mac, he thinks of Siri as his backup memory….


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11:03
Starbucks adding gifting via Apple Messages app with...

During its annual shareholders meeting today, Starbucks announced that it will soon allow customers to send gifts through Apple’s Messages app and Apple Pay. The new functionality will arrive for customers in April alongside Microsoft Outlook integration that will similarly allow users to gift beverages through the app.

In addition, the company announced that it’s expanding the My Starbucks barista feature it first launched earlier this year to let customers order with voice commands and messaging:

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10:54
Apple Partner TPK makes Strategic Move to Strengthen...

Competition for Apple's business is tight between suppliers and we reported earlier this month that both TPK and GIS are building new capacity to accommodate Apple's next-Gen 3D Touch OLED Panels. Today we're learning that TPK has made a strategic move in order to better compete for Apple's business.

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10:50
Apple’s New iPad, Extortionists Threaten iCloud –...

Apple introduced a new iPad and updated the iPhone SE yesterday, and today is dealing with hackers threatening to trash millions of iCloud accounts. Dave Hamilton joins Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s latest gear and lament the slow demise of the iPad mini, and to talk about how trying to extort money out of the company is a pretty bad idea.


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10:44
Apple Unveils Budget-Friendly iPad, Dresses iPhone...


Apple has announced an iPad update, a red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and a new video-editing app for iOS. The iPad upgrade has a 9.7-inch, 2048 x 1536-pixel Retina display and Apple's A9 64-bit processor. The unit will come in silver, gold and space gray with a starting price of $329 for 32 gigabytes of storage and WiFi-only support. It will cost $459 for a 32-GB unit with WiFi and cellular support. As with prior models, the battery life for the new iPad is 10 hours. It has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.2-MP front-facing FaceTime unit.

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10:30
Apple World Today 60-second Video Tip: 3D Touch iOS...

Have a minute? In today's 60-second video tip we'll show you an iOS 10 trick that's available on the iPhone 6s and 7 models. With a 3D Touch of a folder icon, you can see exactly which apps inside a folder are vying for your attention with notification badges. This tip also works for fast renaming of iOS folders:

Be sure to subscribe to the Apple World Today YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/appleworldtoday for more video content. 

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10:27
Comm-Unity releases version 2.1 of its CNS Image...

Comm-Unity Networking System has updated its CNS Image FileMaker Pro plug-in to version 2.1 which includes bug fixes, more thread-safety, and ] CNS Core updates. It’s available immediately at http://cnsimage.cnsplug-ins.com/ for both macOS and Windows.

CNS Image is a FileMaker plug-in for working with images stored in container fields or stored on the hard drive. On the most basic level, you can use CNS Image to import images from the hard drive into FileMaker container fields and Export images from container fields to the hard drive using hard-coded paths or dialogs.

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10:25
How to open a playlist in a new window in iTunes 12....




With the release of iTunes 12.6, Apple has restored the ability to open a playlist in a new window on macOS --- here's how to do it.

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10:05
Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices,...

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe data from millions of Apple devices in two weeks if the company doesn’t pay them $150,000.

The group, which calls itself Turkish Crime Family, claims to have login credentials for more than 627 million icloud.com, me.com and mac.com email addresses. These are email domains that Apple has allowed for users creating iCloud accounts over the years.

Even though the Turkish Crime Family hasn't been in the media spotlight before, its members claim that they've been involved in selling stolen online databases in private circles for the past few years.

The group said via email that it has had a database of about 519 million iCloud credentials for some time, but did not attempt to sell it until now. The interest for such accounts on the black market has been low due to security measures Apple has put in place in recent years, it said.

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10:00
In the original story, Pinocchio killed Jiminy...

Today I Found Out:

You probably already knew that Disney has a habit of taking dark, twisted children’s fairy tales and turning them into sickeningly sweet happily-ever-afters.

The 1940 version of Pinocchio is no exception. The movie is based on a story that appeared as a serial in a newspaper called The Adventures of Pinocchio, written in 1881 and 1882 by Carlo Collodi. Jiminy Cricket appears as the Talking Cricket in the book, and does not play as prominent of a role.

The Disneyfication of many of our favourite childhood stories might be a good thing. If you read many of the original stories of so much of what Disney has shown us, you’ll find they are not only significantly different but, in many cases, really

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10:00
Affinity Designer 1.5.5 - Vector graphic design...

Affinity Designer is an incredibly accurate vector illustrator that feels fast and at home in the hands of creative professionals. It intuitively combines rock solid and crisp vector art with flexible layer management and an impressive range of high quality raster tools for finishing. With accuracy, quality and speed at the heart of every single design task, and the ability to finesse designs without switching apps, this fresh-faced multi-discipline illustrator lets creatives shine.

Vector tools

  • Node Tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Pencil Tool
  • Vector Brush
  • Gradient Fill Tool
  • Transparency Tool
  • Crop Tool
  • Targeted Insert
  • Text
  • Alignment Guides

Raster tools

  • Lasso Tool
  • Selection Brush
  • Pixel Brush
  • Paint Brush
  • Eraser
  • Dodge
  • Burn
  • Smudge
  • Blur
  • Sharpen



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10:00
Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with...

YouTube’s already muscling in on Twitch’s territory, and now Facebook’s going after hardcore game streamers, too. Alongside news that live videos can now be shot on standard PCs, not just mobile devices, Facebook also revealed today that personal accounts are now able to live stream videos funneled through streaming software or external streaming hardware.

Branded Facebook Pages have been able to use specialized streaming tools for a while now. The social network’s been pushing professional videos hard, and streaming tools help live streams achieve higher levels of polish. This newfound profile-level support is all about enticing gamers.

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09:55
Is Setapp the future of Mac apps?

As more apps move to a subscription model, Setapp offers a “Netflix for Mac apps” experience that could be the way forward. One subscription with one monthly fee to get access to every app you need and also discover new ones, all curated so you only get the best options for the task at hand. Currently offering 69 apps (normally worth $2,227.29), you can use all of them through Setapp, free for the first month and $9.99/month after.

Even if you use just a few of the included apps often and the others when the need arises, the service makes a whole lot of sense versus subscribing to each individually or buying outright for what might be a one-time use. And you’ll never have to worry about updates as you get the latest and new apps as they’re added. There are also no ads or in-app purchases in Setapp. Here’s how it works:

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09:54
Movie studios talk $30 rentals for movies still in...




Hollywood studios are reportedly showing "greater flexibility" in negotiations with theater chains about the prospect of early movie rentals -- something that could affect Apple, which is also allegedly pursuing early streaming via the iTunes Store.

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09:49
Apple’s previous-gen iPhone 6s outsold Samsung’s new...

IHS Markit released its latest data today comparing shipments of 350 smartphones by model last year, and within finds that iPhone 6s topped the list as the most popular, beating out newer iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models and all the Android devices on the market.

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09:45
Tim Cook Confirms Apple Will Make Global Fund...

With the news earlier today that Apple has ditched the PRODUCT(RED) branding for the red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in China, MacRumors reached out to CEO Tim Cook to find out if any of the proceeds on sales in the country would still be donated to charity in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

MacRumors' question: We noticed the (PRODUCT)RED branding is missing from the new red iPhone 7 on the China Apple website. Will you be donating any of the proceeds from the phone's China sales to the HIV/AIDs cause anyway?

Tim Cook's response: We donate to the Global Fund on every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus we sell in every country in the world. Since the omission of the branding came to light, there's been some speculation that...

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09:42
djay Pro 1.4.3 - Transform your Mac into a full-...

djay Pro provides a complete toolkit for performing DJs. Its unique modern interface is built around a sophisticated integration with iTunes and Spotify, giving you instant access to millions of tracks. Pristine sound quality and a powerful set of features including high-definition waveforms, four decks, audio effects, and hardware integration give you endless creative flexibility to take your sets to new heights.

Note: This application contains in-app purchases.



Version 1.4.3:

  • Added plug and play support for Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2/TOUR1 and DJM-900NXS2/TOUR1 (Pioneer DJ certified)
  • LAN Link: Connect multiple CDJ-2000NXS2/TOUR1 with a single USB cable via DJM-900NXS2/TOUR1
  • Added plug & play support for Pioneer DDJ-RB DJ DJ controller
  • Added plug & play support for Numark Mixtrack Platinum DJ controller
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09:30
When it comes to self-driving cars, not all cities...

One of the downsides of the self-driving future is it is coming in such a piecemeal fashion. Seemingly, every city and/or state will have their own laws and regulations regarding whether you can or cannot use elf-driving technology.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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09:28
Hands-on: Apple’s new ‘rent once, watch anywhere’...

As someone who runs the latest iOS and tvOS betas on all devices, I was able to take advantage of the new rent once, watch anywhere feature included in yesterday’s iTunes 12.6 update to the full. Have a look at our brief video walkthrough inside to see why this comes as a welcomed new addition. more…

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09:15
∞ Creating Saturday Night Live: Kate McKinnon make-...

Another great behind the scenes video from SNL.

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09:05
Hackers Threaten to Wipe Out Millions of iCloud...

A group of hackers are trying to extort Apple with the threat of wiping out thousands of iCloud accounts and remotely resetting iPhones. They say they’ll follow through if Apple doesn’t pay up US$75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum by April 7th.


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08:20
2017 iPad vs. iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air: What's...




With the last update to the iPad Air line over two years ago, how does Apple's new 2017 iPad compare to its predecessors? AppleInsider takes a look at the three statistically, to see how they stack up.

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08:18
Jamf Pro 9.98 - Powerful sysadmin/enterprise tool (...

Jamf Pro (formerly Casper Suite) is the EMM tool that delights IT pros and the users they support by delivering on the promise of unified endpoint management for Apple devices. At Jamf, connecting the Apple user experience with IT requirements has been our business for the last decade. With Jamf Pro for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV management, IT can support an extraordinary Apple experience for the end user while meeting or exceeding organization goals and requirements.

Whether you work at a school, business, or government agency, Jamf Pro has been developed to meet your needs--because it's supported by Apple specialists for the enterprise. Because we understand the potential of Apple in the enterprise, and how to help you get where you want to be.

To begin your journey, take the first step: learn how Jamf Pro can transform Apple ecosystem management in your organization. Then engage with Jamf to help every step of the way.

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08:16
Instagram hits 1 million monthly active advertisers...

Instagram has steadily been introducing new features to its photo and video sharing service, and that appears to be paying off. TechCrunch reports that Instagram has shared it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers, up from half that in September and just 200,000 a year ago.

Instagram’s user base includes 400 million daily active users with 80 percent of all users following a business, the report adds, and Instagram plans to leverage that with new features.

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08:06
Brixo Adds Electric Bricks and Sensors to Your LEGO...

It’s no secret I have a serious love for LEGO, so it’s great when someone turns me on to something that makes my bricks even cooler—like Brixo. The LEGO-compatible bricks they designed are metal coated so they conduct electricity, which means you can drive motors and turn on lights in your creations without needing any wires. They designed bricks with lights, sensors, switches, motors, and batteries so you can build most anything you can imagine. Brixo’s kits start at US$35 and they’re available for pre-order now.


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08:06
Hackers reportedly trying to extort Apple over...

A hacker or group of hackers is apparently trying to extort Apple over alleged access to a large cache of iCloud and other Apple email accounts, reports MotherBoard. Good luck with that, you hacks.

The hackers, who identified themselves as “Turkish Crime Family,” have demanded $75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum crypto-currencies, or $100,000 worth of iTunes gift cards in exchange for deleting the alleged cache of data, the article says. They’re threatening to reset a number of the iCloud accounts and remotely wipe victim's Apple devices on April 7, unless Apple pays the requested amount.

According to one of the emails in the accessed account, the hackers claim to have access to over 300 million Apple email accounts, including those use @icloud and @me domains. However, the hackers appear to be inconsistent in their story; one of the...

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08:06
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[VIDEO] I said a hip hop, the hippie, the hippie, to the hip, hip hop, and you don’t stop.

Hope over to the main Loop post for an update to this update to The Sugar Hill Gang’s seminal Rapper’s Delight.

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08:01
Airmail 3.2.4 - Powerful, minimal email client.

Airmail is an mail client with fast performance and intuitive interaction. Support for iCloud, MS Exchange, Gmail, Google Apps, IMAP, POP3, Yahoo!, AOL, Outlook.com, Live.com.

Airmail was designed from the ground to retain the same experience with a single or multiple accounts and provide a quick, modern and easy-to-use user experience. Airmail is clean and allows you to get to your emails without interruption -- it's the mail client for the 21st century.

We have taken usability and function to the next level with Airmail and bring a striking-design with support for all major email services. Switch between accounts like a breeze and quick reply to incoming messages within seconds -- email has never been so easy and productive.



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08:00
News: Hackers claim to have access to millions of...

Hackers identifying themselves as the “Turkish Crime Family” claim to have access to millions of iCloud accounts and are threatening to remotely wipe victims’ devices unless Apple pays them a ransom, Motherboard reports. The hackers have demanded either $100,000 worth of iTunes gift cards or $75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum to delete the data they claim to have stolen. One hacker provided unverified screenshots of email exchanges with…

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07:54
Opinion: The new low-cost iPad is further evidence...

If anyone had asked you to describe Apple’s pricing strategy in a sentence, this would – until recently – have been extremely easy to do. Apple aims to sell premium products at high margins to upmarket demographics. The company had shown almost no interest in more affordable products pitched to those on tighter budgets.

But Apple has long recognized that you need a way of building your long-term customer base, and one good way to do that is to get them when they’re young. Apple has made considerable efforts over the years to get its computers into schools and colleges, and to make them more affordable to students through its education discount.

The MacBook Air line too has been priced at a level where it is just about affordable for those who would otherwise buy cheaper Windows laptops – again, in no small part because Apple wants to attract younger buyers whose lifetime value to the company will be substantial....

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07:51
Marriott likely to decide on Apple Siri or Amazon...




Marriott is currently testing both Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa at an Aloft hotel in Boston to gauge which assistant, if either, might be best for letting guests control their rooms through voice commands, a report said on Wednesday.

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07:51
Marriott testing Siri and Alexa to decide which will...

Bloomberg:

Amazon.com Inc.’s battle with Apple Inc. over digital assistants is moving to a new venue: hotel rooms, where Alexa and Siri are both vying to be the voice-controlled platform of choice for travelers.

Marriott International Inc., the world’s biggest lodging company, is testing devices from the two tech giants at its Aloft hotel in Boston’s Seaport district to determine which is best to let guests turn on lights, close drapes, control room temperature and change television channels via voice command. In December, Wynn Resorts Ltd. became the first hotel company to install Alexa-powered Echo devices, starting with suites at its flagship Wynn Las Vegas property.

This is a fascinating business conflict. Let’s say Marriott chooses Alexa and Hilton chooses Siri. Will Apple folks shift their staying habits, choosing to stay at a Siri friendly hotel? Is this forced choice good business? Is there a way to support both? I see a business opportunity for an Echo...

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07:48
iPads, other Electronics Banned on Flights to US...

If you’re planning on working on that big project on a flight to the U.S. from several airports in Muslim-dominant countries, think again because the Trump administration just banned anything larger than a smartphone in the passenger cabin. The ban restricts iPads and other tablets, Kindle ebook readers, laptops, and other larger electronic devices to checked luggage over terrorism concerns.


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07:43
∞ Apple adds multiscreen movie rentals, brings back...

Mikey Campbell, writing for AppleInsider:

Introduced as part of iTunes 12.6, which is rolling out to users as of this writing, the “rent once, watch anywhere” feature lets customers watch content rentals on any iPhone or iPad running iOS 10.3 or Apple TVs running tvOS 10.2. Those operating system versions have yet to move out of beta, suggesting a launch in the next few days.

Prior to the change, rented movies were largely relegated to the device on which they were purchased. For example, a film rented on an iPad or Apple TV could not be transported to iPhone, or vice versa.

Huzzah. The one rental, one device model was painfully archaic. Long overdue.

Kirk McElhearn, in...

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07:39
London police allegedly used hackers to target...

If it wasn't already clear why it's a problem when police surveillance goes wrong, it is now. An independent investigator is looking into claims that London's Metropolitan Police used an illegal, roundabout way to access the emails of activists and j...

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07:38
Kindle for iOS finally gets the “Send to Kindle”...

Sarah Perez, Tech Crunch:

Amazon has quietly rolled out the “Send to Kindle” feature to its Kindle for iOS application that allows you to save to the app articles and documents found on the web. That means your Kindle device or app can replace your preferred “read it later” application — like Pocket or Instapaper, for example — apps where regular web readers often store the longer news articles, features or profiles they want to dig into at a later date.

Not sure of the impact of this move. I use the Kindle app to read books. And that’s it. Not sure the ability to “Send to Kindle” will even get an experimental look. Where’s the value? I can share everything to an app designed from the ground up for article or PDF reading. Why shift that workflow to run through Kindle?

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07:33
Apple’s new Clips app, and its potential as a Snap...

Nick Heer, Pixel Envy:

I’m not convinced, though, that Clips is a serious competitor. I think it’s a perfectly fine app; the Live Titles feature — which makes onscreen captions based on what’s being said — is especially cool. But Clips is separate from Messages, so there are more steps between starting to capture a moment and showing it off.

Time will tell if Clips gains traction. One thing Apple has done is add more importance to Messages, complementing the addition of stickers and the Messages app store.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:30
Pokémon GO launches in-game Water Festival event w/...

Pokémon GO developers Niantic today announced the latest upcoming in-game event for the title with the Pokémon GO Water Festival scheduled to kick off today, March 22.

During the event, players will have increased opportunities to catch water-type Pokémon, which the developers note includes “Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile and their evolutions around the world,” among others:

more…

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07:29
Hackers attempt to extort Apple with threat to...




Hackers are allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding its customer's data for ransom, with threats to reset a number of supposedly compromised iCloud accounts and remotely wiping connected iPhones and iPads if they are not paid.

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07:15
News: Apple’s Siri in the running to voice control...

Marriott is holding tryouts for Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa digital assistants to see which would be best to provide voice controls for their rooms, Bloomberg reports. Marriott is testing devices from both companies at its Aloft hotel in Boston, putting them through their paces with tasks like turning the lights on, changing room temperature, closing the curtains and changing TV channels. The Wynn resort in Las Vegas added Alexa-equipped…

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