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Monday September 11

06:09
Twitter is testing a new feature in its Android app...

Twitter’s character limit of 140 characters still gives the social network a unique advantage over its competitors, but sometimes, you need to send out multiple tweets in rapid succession to truly get your point across. Thankfully, it looks like Twitter is testing a feature in its Android app that makes doing this a whole lot easier.

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06:06
Xiaomi Takes Aim at Apple With New MacBook Pro and...

Chinese company Xiaomi today held an event in Beijing, where it unveiled new products that will rival the MacBook Pro and iPhone X.

First up was the new Mi Notebook Pro, with a fully metal enclosure that looks virtually identical to Apple's latest MacBook Pro in Space Gray.

Mi Notebook Pro is equipped with a 15.6-inch display with narrow bezels, a full-sized backlit keyboard, custom Harman Infinity speakers with Dolby Atmos sound, and seven ports: USB-C, data-only USB-C, dual USB 3.0, full-sized HDMI, a 3-in-1 SD card slot, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The notebook is equipped with up to Intel's new eighth-generation Core i7 quad-core processor, up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card, and 256GB of SSD storage. It will run Windows 10 Home Edition out of the box, with support for Windows Hello fingerprint authentication.

Mi Notebook Pro pricing ranges from about $850 to $1,075 based on current exchange rates, which is under...

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06:03
iWatermark Pro for macOS updated to version 2.0

Plum Amazing Software has updated iWatermark Pro for Mac to version 2.0. It’s a watermarking app for professional photographers for business and personal use.

iWatermark Pro support batch or sequential processing, including relative and absolute scaling. Watermark types include Text, Graphic, Vector, Lines, Border, Text On Arc, Text Banner, QR Code, Signature, Metadata and Steganographic.

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06:01
Postbox 5.0.19 - Powerful and flexible email client.

Postbox is a new email application that helps you organize your work life and get stuff done. It has all the elegance and simplicity of Apple Mail, but with more power and flexibility to manage even the most demanding workloads.

Features

  • Ultra-Fast Search - Instantly find messages, attachments, images, links, and contacts.
  • Conversation Views - Make sense of email threads through chronological message views.
  • Better Organization - Tabs, Topics, and To-Dos help you stay organized with less effort.
  • Works Great with OS X - Postbox integrates with the Address Book, iCal, iPhoto, Spotlight, and Quick Look. Postbox even works with OmniFocus and Things!
  • Quick and Easy Setup - Postbox will automatically determine your connection settings for you!

Postbox is available in English, German, French, Spanish (Spain), English (British), Italian, Dutch, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Swedish.

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06:00
Expand your collaboration with guest access in...

Today’s post was written by Lori Wright, general manager for Microsoft Teams.

Since Microsoft Teams became generally available six months ago, more than 125,000 organizations have discovered how teamwork comes to life in Teams. Today, Teams is getting even better with the rollout of guest access to all Office 365 commercial and education customers. Now Office 365 users can add people from outside their company to a team, so guests can participate in chats, join meetings, collaborate on documents, and more. We also announced new developer tools for Teams, which you can read more about over on the Office Dev blog.

Guest access has been one of the top...

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06:00
Deal: Pay only $29.99 for the HBQ i7 Twins Wireless...

Want a pair of wireless earphones that most people won't be able to differentiate from Apple's AirPods? Then you've come to the right place! The Apple World Today Deals Shop has HBQ's i7 Twins Wireless Earphones for $29.99 -- that's 40% off the usual $49.99 price tag, and they not only look like AirPods, but also have noise reduction and echo cancellation technology built in that the AirPods don't have.

The Twins come in white or black, complete with a charging case that's remarkably similar to Apple's case. Similar, but better -- it actually has four small LEDs on the outside of the charging case so you know if it's charged or not.

The HBQ i7 Twins Wireless Earphones use Bluetooth 4.2 for high quality, lag free connections, and the built-in batterie allow for 4 to 5 hours of uninterrupted play time. The earphones support hands-free calling, and the built-in...

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Blocs 2 for Mac

Today in iLounge Deals, we’re offering the Blocs 2 for Mac for only $39.99 — that’s 50% off the regular price. The visual web design tool lets you create beautiful, modern websites without writing a single line of code. Designed to accommodate every level of user from the complete beginning to the veteran web design, Blocs provides a clean, intuitive and fun user interface for putting together your next website. Users can choose from…

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05:58
JSplash Studios debuts piano tuning app for macOS

JSplash Studios has released Piano Tuner PT1 1.0, an update to its piano tuning app for macOS. 

It designed to help professional piano technicians to tune a piano to the highest possible standards. Piano Tuner PT1 sports apitch recognition algorithm for showing the precise pitch frequency and deviation from the target frequency for any note. 

The app requires macOS 10.8 and costs $499.99. It’s available at the Mac App Store.

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05:56
Spotify’s web player no longer works on Safari on...

Spotify’s web player no longer supports Safari. Attempting to use the web player leads to the above message, prompting Mac users to use the desktop app instead …

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05:56
Piano Tuner PT1 1.0 released for macOS

JSplash Studios has released Piano Tuner PT1 1.0, an update to its piano tuning app for macOS.

It designed to help professional piano technicians to tune a piano to the highest possible standards. Piano Tuner PT1 sports a pitch recognition algorithm for showing the precise pitch frequency and deviation from the target frequency for any note.

The app requires macOS 10.8 and costs $499.99. It’s available at the Mac App Store (http://tinyurl.com/y9j43g3p).

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05:54
Things 3.1.5 - Elegant personal task management.

Things is a task management solution that helps to organize your tasks in an elegant and intuitive way. Things combines powerful features with simplicity through the use of tags and its intelligent filter bar. A Leopard-style source list allows for quick and easy focusing. Together with a beautiful user interface, Things aims at the seemingly impossible: making task management both easy and fun.

Our screencast is a great introduction.

  • The big picture. A Leopard-style source list lets you easily focus without ever switching view modes or wrapping your head around filter criteria.
  • A magical tag bar automatically appears when needed and adapts to the currently displayed list. It lets you drill down even the longest list of To-Dos. Hierarchical tags? We got you covered!
  • Teamwork. Things offers convenient collaboration features. Easily delegate tasks to members of your...
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05:50
Reuters says the $1,000 iPhone is a real Danger to...

Last week Patently Apple posted a report titled "It's Circus Time: Apple Competitors race to discredit the coming iPhones as behind the Curve & Late to Market." As the iPhone Circus is coming to a close, Reuters has decided to step up to the plate in the eleventh hour and and take their best shot at Apple by adopting a classic negative tactic called FUD.

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05:50
ATTO debuts quad-port version of 32Gb Fibre Channel...

ATTO Technology (www.atto.com) has announced the availability of its new quad-port ATTO Celerity 32Gb Gen 6 FC-324E host bus adapters (HBAs).

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05:50
'Apple TV 4K' shipping with three-core...




Apple's new streaming set-top will be called the "Apple TV 4K," and come with a three-core A10X Fusion processor and 3 gigabytes of RAM, according to the latest information gleaned from the iOS 11 GM.

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05:37
iPhone X: Software leak appears to confirm name,...

Enlarge (credit: Marques Brownlee)

Apple's latest and greatest iPhone is called the iPhone X, according to information pulled from a leaked "Gold Master" of iOS 11, the operating system said to power the new phone.

The same software leak also reveals the existence of the iPhone 8 and and iPhone 8 Plus, which are based on a similar design to the existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. According to 9to5Mac, which was one of two blogs able to download iOS 11 before it was pulled from Apple's servers, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus feature a faster processor, wireless charging...

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05:34
iWatermark Pro 2.0.4 - Easily add watermarks to art...

iWatermark Pro is the essential watermarking app for professional, business, and personal use.

Easily secure and protect your photos with text, a graphic, a signature, or a QR watermark. Once added to a photo, this visible watermark indicates that the image is created and owned by you.

Features

  • Works with Lightroom, Photoshop, Picasa, ACDSee, iPhoto, Aperture, and other photo organizers
  • Batch processing or sequential
  • Input/output to all major file types JPEG, TIFF, PNG, RAW, etc.
  • Create text, graphic, or QR watermarks
  • Adjust opacity, font, color, border, scale, rotation, shadow, special effects, etc.
  • Use metadata (GPS, Exif, XMP) as watermarks
  • Design, edit, and manage a library of watermarks
  • Export watermarks from other platforms for use in the Mac version
  • Fast 64-bit, multi-threaded, multiple CPU/GPU's
  • User-selectable color profiles
  • Add, remove,...
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05:27
iPhone X and 8 face an uphill battle in China, say...

Analysts and industry commenters believe that the iPhone X and iPhone 8 face a big challenge in China, the world’s largest smartphone market.

On the positive side, Chinese consumers respond particularly well to new designs which make a device stand out from earlier models, and eight is considered a lucky number in the country …

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05:15
Rumor: iPhone X to include 3GB of RAM, iPhone 8 to...

iOS developer Steve Troughton-Smith’s been able to contribute to the rumor mill of late given what he’s been able to glean from Apple’s beta software.

In his latest contribution, he pointed out that the iPhone 8 will feature 2GB, while the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will both feature 3GB. For comparison’s sake, the iPhone 7 Plus features 3GB of RAM and the iPhone 7 packs 2GB. As you can see, there’s not a huge difference in terms of RAM specs here but

Smith also mentioned that the iPhone X could incorporate a 12MP rear-facing camera with support for 4K video at 60 FPS and 1080p video at 240 FPS. The front camera could feature a 7 megapixel sensor with support for 1080p video at 30 FPS.

Smith was about to glean this from the iOS 11 Golden Master release, which offered additional information about the iPhone X’s hardware, including an A11 Fusion processor with two high performance cores and four high efficiency cores.

Apple will take the stage on...

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05:00
Rumor: Next-gen iPhones to incorporate A11 Fusion...

The near-final beta of iOS 11 has revealed some neat things, including a suggestion that Apple will be incorporating an “A11 Fusion” processor into its next-gen iPhone. The A11 Fusion is expected to have two cores for intensive processing needs, and four high-efficiency cores as well.

Unearthed by Steve Troughton-Smith on Sunday, the iOS 11 leak from the end of the week reveal CPUs labeled 0 through 5 —a total of six. Without expanding on further delving, the developer originally claimed that four are the high-powered “Mistral” cores, with two “Monsoon” cores supplementing the four for lesser computational needs.

As of now, the current A10 Fusion processor found in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models feature a pair of high performance cores as well as a pair of high efficiency cores. The A10X in the iPad Pro refresh from WWDC has three high performance “Hurricane” cores, and three high efficiency “Zephyr” cores.

It’s also expected that the A11 Fusion...

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05:00
My predictions for Apple’s Sept. 12 media event

Tomorrow is the big day. Apple’s special media event will start at noon (Pacific time), and there will be lots of big announcements. Here’s what my crystal ball says will happen. (BTW, this article was written before the flurry of weekend rumors, but I haven't updated it, for better or worse.)

The “iPhone 8” (which I think will be dubbed the “iPhone X” in honor of the iPhone’s 10th anniversary) will be the major announcement at the show. Pre-orders for it, and the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, will start at midnight on Friday, Sept. 15. The latter two models will be available immediately; the high-end model will start shipping Sept. 29. However, supplies of all will be constrained, especially those of the iPhone X. 

The latter will have a 5.8-inch OLED screen, rather than an LED display, that will take up almost the entire front of the phone. It will boast slim bezels and a thin software bar at the bottom that users can drag up to the middle of the...

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04:55
NeoOffice 2017.2 - Mac-tailored, OpenOffice-based...

NeoOffice is a complete office suite for OS X. With NeoOffice, users can view, edit, and save OpenOffice documents, PDF files, and most Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.

NeoOffice 3.x and OpenOffice users: before you buy NeoOffice, we recommend that you click on the "NeoOffice support" link and read the list of changes.

Improvements to NeoOffice that users will not find in OpenOffice:

  • Open Calc or Impress instead of Writer at launch using the NeoOffice > Open at Launch menu
  • OS X Versions
  • Native OS X grammar checking
  • Native OS X text highlighting
  • Native file locking support for local and networked volumes
  • OS X Services support
  • Native floating tool windows



Version 2017.2:

Fixed

  • Dragging a slide within a presentation's "Slides" panel would fail
  • None of the buttons in the Line Spacing toolbar button's popup window...
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04:52
iOS 11 includes software to avoid burn-in on iPhone...

In digging through the iPhone X firmware leaked over the weekend, we have found one more small tidbit: reference to a burn-in mitigation feature for the OLED screen.

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04:30
Verto Analytics: the iPhone growth shows no signs of...

With more iPhones sold worldwide than any other mobile device brand, or any other brand within consumer electronics, it’s clear that Apple has successfully made the term “smartphone” synonymous with iPhone. And its growth doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. New data from Verto Analytics shows:

  • Among U.S. adults (18+) in August 2017, Apple still holds the lead, with nearly 34% reach and 73.5 million devices, followed by Samsung at just over 25% reach and nearly 60 million devices.
  • Apple has experienced the fastest user base expansion rate over the past year, growing 12.7% year-on-year, compared to 10.4% for Samsung, and 10.4% for LG.
  • Apple’s core brand has seen a 5% increase in its overall stickiness rating, from 51.19% to 56.1% and an increase in average number of sessions per user (from 91 in March 2017 to 93 in June 2017).
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04:22
How to watch the live-stream of tomorrow’s iPhone X/...

We’ve been learning rather more about tomorrow’s event than Apple would like thanks to iOS 11 GM firmware leaked to us on Friday evening. Info we were able to glean from the code ranged from new wallpapers to the apparent names of this year’s iPhones.

But while 9to5Mac readers may be in for fewer surprises than most, there’s still no substitute for watching the keynote live …

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04:22
Kool Tools: MediaOne M30 studio monitors

Samson’s (www.samsontech.com) new MediaOne M30 Powered Studio Monitors are a compact, full-range speaker solution for all desktop and multimedia applications.

They’re suitable for consumers looking for an affordable, yet high-quality audio solution for listening to music, producing music and video, watching/streaming videos or playing video games. The M30s feature an internal amplifier and solid wood construction.

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04:18
Recosoft Corp. releases PDF2Office for iWork 2017

Recosoft Corp. has released PDF2Office for iWork 2017, the latest version of its PDF to Apple Pages, Keynote and Numbers conversion utility for macOS.

PDF2Office for iWork allows you to recover, reuse and re-source the content stored in PDF files. The app converts PDFs to Numbers, Keynote and Pages files by: recreating the layout of the document; forming paragraphs; applying styles; regrouping independent graphic elements; extracting images; and creating tables automatically.

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04:00
A typical family home could contain more than 500...

The falling cost of adding sensing and communications to consumer products will mean that a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects by 2022, according to Gartner, Inc

The research group says that the smart home will be an area of dramatic evolution over the next decade and will offer many innovative digital business opportunities to those organizations who can adapt their products and services to exploit it.

"We expect that a very wide range of domestic equipment will become 'smart' in the sense of gaining some level of sensing and intelligence combined with the ability to communicate, usually wirelessly," says Nick Jones, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. "More sophisticated devices will include both sensing and remote control functions. Price will seldom be an inhibitor because the cost of the Internet of Things (IoT) enabling a consumer '...

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04:00
How, when, and where to watch the live stream of...

We’re just a few days away from the launch of the next iPhone, which Apple is expected to unveil in the company’s brand-new Steve Jobs Theater at its Apple Park campus to members of the press this Tuesday, September 12. No worries if you didn’t get an invite, because Apple plans to live stream the entire keynote straight from Cupertino to your home office.

Apple has a special event page just for streaming the event, which you can find by clicking here. Heck, you could even bookmark it if you’d like, and launch the page ahead of the event on Tuesday morning. The page also has a link that will download a calendar invite so you can be reminded when to tune in.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 11, 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

TestM announces its official launch on iOS and Android devices. The free app allows users to verify the condition of their mobile device through tests, generating reports which can be shared between buyers and sellers. 

macOS Apps/Updates

Recosoft Corp. has released PDF2Office for iWork 2017, the latest version of its PDF to Apple Pages, Keynote and Numbers conversion utility for macOS. 

PDF2Office for iWork allows you to recover, reuse and re-source the content stored in PDF files. The app converts PDFs to Numbers, Keynote and Pages files by: recreating the layout of the...

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03:29
4K Apple TV Could Feature A10X Fusion Chip and 3GB...

Apple's upcoming fifth-generation 4K Apple TV will be powered by an A10X Fusion chip and 3GB of RAM, according to details unearthed in the device's firmware.

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith made the claim this morning in a tweet, after going through code in the final software builds that were at the center of a major Apple leak over the weekend.

Apple's current fourth-generation Apple TV, originally released in 2015, runs on an A8 chip coupled with 2GB of RAM. But the boost in performance provided by the A10 series – which also powers the latest iPad Pro models – suggests Apple could see a bigger role for its next set-top box, possibly expanding beyond 4K content.

On the other hand, Troughton-Smith believes Apple may have chosen the A10X Fusion processor to play 4K content at 60 frames per second, which...

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01:13
The 4K Apple TV appears to feature an A10X Fusion...

Steven Troughton-Smith has been analyzing the firmware files and has discovered that the new 4K Apple TV, set to be unveiled officially by Apple tomorrow, will have very powerful internals.

By digging into the code, he believes the new Apple TV will be powered by an A10X Fusion chip, coupled with 3GB RAM. This represents a big increase in power and may signal a larger direction beyond 4K movies and TV shows.

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00:48
Verizon app briefly mentions ‘Apple Watch Series 3’...

It seems someone at Verizon was a little too eager to hit the update button over the weekend; several people on Reddit noticed that the Verizon app was displaying ‘Apple Watch Series 3’ in one of the configuration screens for adding a device.

This certainly gives a strong indicator that Apple will indeed brand its next-generation LTE-enabled Watch as ‘Series 3’. However, it is worth noting that the leaked firmware hasn’t been able to corroborate the name …

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00:09
Apple's new wearables advance Tuesday with...




Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8-- and a premium new iPhone X-- to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the company's new HomePod appliance-- as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters-- focusing on wearables.

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00:00
Research group: wireless healthcare market to boom

The wireless healthcare market is going be in demand in the near future as this system will help ease the burden of visiting hospitals and medical centers and also, one can with chronic health issues can get regular checkups done without having to worry about visiting the doctor in person, according to a new report from Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com).

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Sunday September 10

21:40
iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus to Feature 3GB RAM,...

Details about the unreleased iPhones Apple will announce on Tuesday continue to trickle out from the iOS 11 golden master that was leaked on Friday, and the latest information, sourced from developer Steve Troughton-Smith, confirms the RAM we can expect to see in the three devices.

The upcoming 5.8-inch OLED iPhone X and the 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus will both offer 3GB RAM while the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will include 2GB RAM.

iPhone X dummy model (in center) compared to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

That's in line with rumors about the three devices sourced from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who previously suggested the two larger devices would have 3GB RAM while the smaller 4.7-inch...

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21:37
Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 Plus to come...




More information gleaned from this weekend's iOS 11 GM leak point to memory allotments for Apple's upcoming iPhone models, with the top-end OLED-toting iPhone X and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus to feature 3GB of RAM, while the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will make do with 2GB.

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21:34
The Washington Post Pans Apple-Sponsored School...

Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: On Friday night, the Big Four Networks simultaneously aired EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live [YouTube], a commercial-free, one-hour TV special that championed Laurene Powell Jobs' mission to rethink the American high school. The closing credits listed Jobs as an Executive Producer, and noted that the chock-full-of-celebrities special was sponsored in part by her Emerson Collective and Apple.

"Surely Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Mahershala Ali, Justin Timberlake, Cate Blanchett and a bevy of other celebrities have nothing but laudable intentions by appearing on Friday night's live televised high school reform spectacular on four -- count them, four -- major networks (NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox)," writes the Washington Post's Valerie Strauss. "But when an hour of prime time on four networks is purchased, it's fair to ask whether that is a public service or propaganda."
The Post points out gently that "not everyone believes" in the...

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20:59
DiskCatalogMaker 7.2.4 - Catalog your disks.

DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks.

  • Simple, light-weight, and fast
  • Finder-like intuitive look and feel
  • Super-fast search algorithm
  • Can compress catalog data for disk space
  • Can generate thumbnail images
  • Long Unicode file name support
  • ZIP / RAR / 7-Zip / StuffIt / tar / gzip / bzip2 / CompactPro / LHA archive formats support
  • A Mach-O application (OS X-native format)



Version 7.2.4:

  • Fixed a bug that the number of selected items does not appear in the status bar of the Column-style catalog view on macOS 10.12 Sierra.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.



  • OS X 10.7 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
Vienna 3.1.13 :798684a9: - 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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20:59
Hopper Disassembler 4.2.17- - Binary disassembler,...

Hopper Disassembler is a binary disassembler, decompiler, and debugger for 32- and 64-bit executables. It will let you disassemble any binary you want, and provide you all the information about its content, like imported symbols, or the control flow graph! Hopper can retrieve procedural information about the disassembled code like the stack variables, and lets you name all the objects you want.

Hopper is able to transform the assembly language into a pseudo-code that is easier to understand! You can use its internal Python scripting engine to analyze binaries the way you want (this feature works only with Lion)! Starting from version 2.0, Hopper can even use GDB to debug programs!

And, last but not least, unlike all other tools of its kind, Hopper is perfectly integrated into the OS X environment.



Version 4.2.17-:

  • Fixes an issue which causes the lost of formatting for some operands



    ...

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19:37
iPhone 8 to feature 2GB of RAM, iPhone 8 Plus and...

We’ve heard quite a bit about the iPhone 8 and iPhone X this weekend, and things aren’t slowing down. Developer Steve Troughton Smith now offers a bit more information about the hardware of the new iPhones, including RAM specifications and camera details…

more…

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19:10
iPhone X: Rumored specs and features of the phone...

Update 9:45 p.m.: This FAQ has been updated with purported information about the iPhone X's True Tone display and six-core processor, as well as a new feature called Animoji.

The iPhone 8 may not be what you expect it to be. In two days, we may all be talking about iPhone X, the presumptive chart-topping handset in Apple’s mobile line-up. And thanks to firmware leaks, the world may even be privy to iPhone X specs and features. 

Indeed, it’s T-minus 1 day until the Apple event, and it’s starting to look like there are no surprises left. After the leak of the HomePod firmware back in August, 9to5Mac has now gotten its hands on iOS 11 GM, better known as the final build before the system is released to the public.

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17:40
Vienna 3.1.13 :798684a9: - 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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17:33
DiskCatalogMaker 7.2.4 - Catalog your disks.

DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks.

  • Simple, light-weight, and fast
  • Finder-like intuitive look and feel
  • Super-fast search algorithm
  • Can compress catalog data for disk space
  • Can generate thumbnail images
  • Long Unicode file name support
  • ZIP / RAR / 7-Zip / StuffIt / tar / gzip / bzip2 / CompactPro / LHA archive formats support
  • A Mach-O application (OS X-native format)



Version 7.2.4:

  • Fixed a bug that the number of selected items does not appear in the status bar of the Column-style catalog view on macOS 10.12 Sierra.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.



  • OS X 10.7 or later



Download Now]]>

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15:21
Select Apple Watch models currently unavailable from...

Apple is set to unveil a variety of new products on Tuesday, including new Apple Watch models. Ahead of the event, however, stock of select current-generation Apple Watch models has started to run dry. Currently, the 42mm Apple Watch Edition is unavailable, as are all Hermès models…

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12:33
Review: Google Wifi mesh networking solution easy to...




Everyone seems to have their own way to fix poor Wi-Fi, from signal boosters to antennas, but mesh systems have risen to the top as one of the better solutions available. Google, being the internet-centric company that it is, entered the fray with a self-branded mesh product last year, and we put it to the test.

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12:26
Phone X event at Steve Jobs Theater frames the...




Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8 and a premium new iPhone X to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the new HomePod appliance--as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters, focusing on the new lineup of iPhones.

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12:13
New images show near-completed Apple Park Visitor...

One of the biggest things to come at Tuesday’s Apple event is the opening of Steve Jobs Theater, our first look at the brand new underground auditorium. Now, images obtained by The Apple Post offer a look at the Apple Park Visitor Center and the last-minute touches…

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11:37
iPhone X: Six core A11 Fusion chip, wireless...

Leaks continue today from the iOS 11 GM. Yesterday, we told you about iPhone X details such as the Face ID setup process, and now a handful of more details have emerged related to wireless charging, camera improvements, and more…

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11:35
iOS 11 GM Leak Reveals Details on Face ID, Apple Pay...

Over the weekend, the iOS 11 golden master software leaked out, revealing a wealth of details about Apple's unreleased devices just days ahead of their official unveiling.

New tidbits continue to come to light as developers dig through the software, and today we're hearing details on the new A11 processor in Apple's upcoming iPhone lineup, the Apple TV's resolution and 4K streaming requirements, and how Apple Pay will work with Face ID. There's also a confirmation that wireless charging is coming.

The iPhone X includes a new Face ID facial recognition system that replaces Touch ID. There have been some questions about how Apple Pay will work with the feature, and a new discovery from developer Jeffrey Grossman provides some clues. It seems the iPhone X will authenticate a payment using facial recognition, with payment confirmed using a double click on the side button (sleep/wake button) of the...

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10:16
'A11 Fusion' in iPhone X appears to be a...




The data trove unearthed by the near-final version of iOS 11 continues to bear fruit, with the latest gleaned data suggesting that the 'A11 Fusion' processor expected to be in the iPhone X has four cores for intensive processing needs, and two high-efficiency cores.

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07:31
More iOS 11 software examination shows evidence of...




While it is not clear which new iPhone will get wireless charging, further examinations of the leaked "gold master" iOS 11 suggest that wireless charging is imminent -- but no specific details have been gleaned beyond software support.

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07:23
Hopper Disassembler 4.2.17- - Binary disassembler,...

Hopper Disassembler is a binary disassembler, decompiler, and debugger for 32- and 64-bit executables. It will let you disassemble any binary you want, and provide you all the information about its content, like imported symbols, or the control flow graph! Hopper can retrieve procedural information about the disassembled code like the stack variables, and lets you name all the objects you want.

Hopper is able to transform the assembly language into a pseudo-code that is easier to understand! You can use its internal Python scripting engine to analyze binaries the way you want (this feature works only with Lion)! Starting from version 2.0, Hopper can even use GDB to debug programs!

And, last but not least, unlike all other tools of its kind, Hopper is perfectly integrated into the OS X environment.



Version 4.2.17-:

  • Fixes an issue which causes the lost of formatting for some operands



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07:00
Programatically Manage DNS In macOS Server

DNS is DNS. And named is named. Except in macOS Server. Sometimes. The configuration files for the DNS services in macOS Server are stored in /Library/Server/named. This represents a faux root of named configuration data, similar to how that configuration data is stored in /var/named on most other platforms. Having the data in /Library/Server/ makes it more portable across systems.

The current version of BIND is BIND 9.9.7-P3 (Extended Support Version). This has been the case for a number of macOS Server versions, and can easily be located by doing a cat of the /Library/Server/named/.version file. 

Traditionally, you would edit this configuration data by simply editing the configuration files, and that’s absolutely still an option. In macOS Server 5.2 (for Sierra), a new command is available at /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DNSManager.framework called dnsconfig. The dnsconfig command appears simple at first. However,...

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05:30
Ben Heck's mini pinball: Pop bumpers and targets

The team is making progress with the miniature pinball machine. Felix designed the printed circuit board for the electronics control of the game using a Teensy and an Arduino. The layout of the board will be mounted toward the back of the device...

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03:26
Tesla extends range on cars to help owners avoid...

Tesla may have software-limited the battery capacities of some cars to upsell owners to pricier trim levels, but it's now clear that the company is willing to lift that limit during a crisis. The EV maker has confirmed to Electrek that it temporarily...

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03:22
Leaks Reveal New Features In Apple's Next iPhone

Though Apple officially unveils their newest iPhone on Tuesday, information is already leaking on the internet.
Mashable: "Physically, it's expected to be about the same size as an iPhone 7, but with an edge-to-edge OLED display that's bigger than what is currently on the iPhone 7 Plus. It won't have a home button or Touch ID, and will likely use some kind of facial recognition tech to unlock." MacRumors cites a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggesting facial recognition may just be one feature of a complex front camera with 3D sensing hardware, including a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and a structured light transmitter (using a surface-emitting laser) and receiver. CNET: "Irish iPhone programming guru Steve Troughton-Smith now feels sure he has the names of the three phones to be launched by Apple on Tuesday.... they'll (probably) be called the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and -- ta-da -- the iPhone X." Troughton-Smith also predicts a 3x screen at...

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Saturday September 9

22:39
Apple's biggest introduction on Tuesday: Apple...




Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8-- and a premium new iPhone X-- to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the company's new HomePod appliance-- as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters-- starting with the location.

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22:29
EU countries aim to raise tech firms' taxes by...

It's no secret that European countries want major tech firms to pay more taxes, but how will they go about that beyond collecting back taxes? By taxing the companies where they'll feel it the most, that's how. The finance ministers of France, Germany...

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21:27
Killer Deals: High-end 2016 15" MacBook Pro for...




Exclusively for AI readers, save $700 on Apple's high-end Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 16GB, 512GB, Radeon 455) and score a free pair of JBL headphones valued at $99.95. Or take advantage of a $600 discount on the standard 15" model, now $1,799. Both configs qualify for free expedited shipping with no sales tax outside NY and NJ.

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21:24
First look: Logitech Craft keyboard with Creative...




After a week with Logitech's new Craft advanced keyboard, AppleInsider discusses first impressions of the company's new premium -- and most expensive -- keyboard.

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21:09
Next-gen Apple TV 4K streaming requirements, native...




The iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield details about upcoming Apple products, with a Saturday discovery revealing 4K streaming requirements and resolution standards for an as-yet-unreleased Apple TV model.

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20:07
MIT is crowdsourcing hurricane flood maps in Florida

People in Broward County, Florida have one more map to rely on this weekend as Hurricane Irma passes through the state. MIT has launched RiskMap, a crowdsourced platform meant to track and map flooding by relying on people's social media reports, as...

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18:41
Killer Deals: Save $70 to $300 instantly on Apple...




First come, first served: AppleInsider readers can take advantage of exclusive coupons and instant discounts this week to instantly save between $70 and $300 on every new Mid 2017 MacBook Pro, including Apple's 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. In addition to promo code and instant cash savings, sales tax will not be collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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18:39
Rumor: iOS 11 GM leaked by disgruntled employee




This weekend's iOS 11 GM leak revealed -- and confirmed -- a multitude of new features and hardware set to debut this fall, likely spoiling a number of surprises Apple had in store for its special event next week. Taking a step back from the deluge of new information, at least one insider believes the early disclosure was perpetrated by a disgruntled employee.

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18:32
Spotify no longer streams music in Apple's...

If you use Safari to stream Spotify tunes, you're going to need a plan B. Listeners have discovered that Spotify's web player no longer works with Safari. Visit and you'll be asked to either use an alternative browser or fire up the native Mac app....

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17:01
YouTube brings playback speed choices to mobile

The ability to choose playback speeds on YouTube can be pretty valuable. You can use it, say, whenever you need to see what's going on in a tutorial in slow motion or just want to speed watch a random vlog. Now the feature has finally made its way to...

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15:29
Virginia to replace voting machines over hacking...

States are understandably nervous about the security of voting machines given both the possibility of Russian interference in the 2016 election and machine makers' own shortfalls. And in Virginia's case, officials aren't taking any chances. The sta...

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15:05
Further delves into the leaked iOS 11 'gold...




Apple has been suspected of replacing Touch ID on the iPhone X with FaceID -- and looking deeper into the iOS 11 firmware has revealed details on how FaceID setup will likely work.

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14:58
Happy Hour Podcast 137 | Eleventh hour iPhone X and...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss 9to5Mac’s exclusive look at the leaked iOS 11 GM and what it reveals about the LTE Apple Watch and new iPhone X.

9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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14:13
Details Emerge Regarding 'Face ID' Setup...

Facial recognition has been rumored to be replacing Touch ID entirely on the OLED iPhone X, and today developer Guilherme Rambo shared a few glimpses into the setup process of the all-new "Face ID" feature.

Rambo tweeted the settings and preference screen for Face ID, where you can choose to use Face ID for iPhone Unlock, iTunes and App Store, and Safari Autofill. Apple Pay is missing from the page, but Rambo noted that it's most likely because he's using a Brazilian Apple ID and Apple Pay isn't available in Brazil.

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13:57
The next iPhone creates animated emoji from your...

You may already know that the next iPhone will use face detection for all kinds of clever tricks, but here's one you probably weren't expecting: customized emoji. The 9to5Mac crew has discovered that leaked "gold master" iOS 11 firmware includes refe...

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13:10
KGI: All iPhone X Colors Will Have Black Bezels to...

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a new prediction about how Apple will design the front of the "iPhone X." Kuo believes that no matter the color of the device's casing, the front bezels will be black. This will ensure "better aesthetic design," hiding the front-facing camera sensors on the iPhone X's notch, which would otherwise stand out as little black dots on a white bezel.

This means that instead of white bezels on a silver or gold iPhone X (as seen above), Kuo argues that black bezels on every version of the new smartphone will better blend into the 5.8-inch OLED display and sensor notch. The iPhone X is expected to come in a limited number of colors, including silver, "blush gold", and black.

The same report highlights the "biggest selling point" of the new OLED iPhone X -- 3D sensing -- including a break down of all the components that will be working together...

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12:36
Programatically Manage Jabber Chat Rooms In macOS...

Server comes with a command called RoomsAdminTool located at /Applications/Server.app/Contents/ServerRoot/usr/bin/RoomsAdminTool. This tool can list available rooms using a -l flag:

RoomsAdminTool -l

You can also create new rooms, using the following format, where krypted is the name of the room, the persistent option means the room is, er, persistent. The description option indicates a description used for the room.

RoomsAdminTool -n krypted -c persistent yes description "This room is for friends of krypted only”

To then delete the room, use the -d option:

RoomsAdminTool -n krypted -d

Add the -v to do it all verbosely. There are lots of other options as well, as follows (from the man page):

Valid Configuration Keys and Values:

KEYVALID VALUESDESCRIPTION

descriptionstringA short description for the room

passwordstringDefine a password for room entry. An empty string implies no password required.

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12:28
Amazon widens its retail footprint with Kohl's...

Sometimes when you're down on your luck, you have to strike a deal with the enemy. That's what Kohl's is doing by partnering up with Amazon, ostensibly its biggest online rival, to sell Amazon hardware. The department store chain plans to open 1,000-...

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12:10
iOS 11 + iPhone X tidbits: Face ID interface and...

The leaks from the iOS 11 GM continue this weekend. Following information such as a new Portrait Lighting feature and the iPhone X naming scheme, developers have now uncovered additional details on Face ID, the Camera app, and more.

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11:49
What to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 event:...




This Tuesday, the first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park in Cupertino will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's iconic iPhone. It's expected to be headlined by a new OLED model known as the iPhone X, but that's not all the company has in store. AppleInsider gives you a complete rundown of what to expect.

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11:00
Gadget Ogling: Samsung's Return, Ultrasonic Tea...


In 2016, Samsung's smartphone division wasn't so much on the rocks as dangling by a single fingernail, millimeters from plunging into a deep, dark chasm. The Galaxy Note7 had a terrible habit of exploding or catching fire. Not exactly the best look considering people prefer not to be injured while checking Instagram. The Galaxy Note8 is free of those combustible foibles, we've been assured, which is unquestionably the most important development. Of course, it's also bigger, smarter and faster, with a premium price tag to boot.

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10:57
iOS 11 leak reveals the LTE-enabled Apple Watch

A copy of iOS 11 in its final development stage has leaked online, and 9to5mac has dissected the software to reveal the secrets we're bound to hear during Apple's upcoming event. One of the publication's most notable discoveries is an image of what s...

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10:29
'iPhone X' Split Status Bar Leak Shows Off...

Amid the leaked release of the golden master of iOS 11 last night, developers Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo shared a few interesting tidbits about how the split status bar on the OLED "iPhone X" will work (via 9to5Mac). Falling in line with previous rumors, the iPhone X's status bar will show the time of day on the left of the "notch" and cellular signal strength, Wi-Fi, and battery will be located on the right.

These "ears" of the iPhone X will also be animated in a few ways -- when you plug the device into a power source to charge it, the battery icon grows slightly larger (lower...

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10:21
Leaks reveal how the iPhone X notch is expected to...




The iOS 11 GM leaked firmware provides details into how the screen will accommodate the notch at the "forehead" of the iPhone X screen, including moving wireless signal information to the right side of the status bar.

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10:13
Apple donates $5 million for Hurricane Relief efforts

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief says Apple has donated $5 million toward ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, as well as programs benefitting what is expected to be massive damage from Hurricane Irma. 

Hand in Hand is conducted by Comic Relief, an American charity “working to help those who need it most.” Their campaigns include Red Nose Day, Idol Gives Back, and Hand in Hand: a Benefit for Hurricane Relief.

Apple is also making it easy for customers to donate directly to the Hand in Hand relief efforts. Starting this weekend, anyone with an iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC running iTunes can donate directly through the App Store and iTunes. Apple's donations, and those customers make through the App Store and iTunes, will go directly to hurricane relief efforts. 

"On behalf of everyone at Apple, our hearts go out to the millions of people whose lives have been disrupted by Hurricanes...

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09:59
iPhone X with 3d camera appears to support '...




The leaked iOS 11 GM continues to shed light on new features including 3D animated emoji that respond to a user's facial expressions for users with what now appears to be called the iPhone X -- and looks to be called "animoji."

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09:39
iOS 11 firmware reveals apparent names of Apple...




With just a few days to go before Apple reveals its highly anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone overhaul, the name of the mystery product may finally be known: iPhone X, according to the company's own iOS 11 golden master firmware.

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09:30
Recommended Reading: Hollywood is really mad at...

Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes
Brooks Barnes,
The New York Times

The film scores tallied by Rotten Tomatoes are what many moviegoers use to decide how to spend their money. As you might expect, this doesn't make some folks in Hollywood too happy. In...

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09:21
Firmware reveals Apple Watch 'Series 3' to...




The leaked iOS 11 GM firmware reveals that there appear to be two new colors for the Apple Watch. We expect to see these at the Apple Event at the Steve Jobs Theater on Tuesday, where we'll be on site and hands-on with the newly announced devices.

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09:09
This week’s top stories: Last minute ‘iPhone X’...

In this week’s top stories: We get our hands on the iOS 11 GM and dig up a slew of details about the ‘iPhone X’ and new Apple Watch, while a pair of reports suggest the flagship iPhone won’t be released until October. We also get a few more details about Steve Jobs Theater. Read on for the full roundup… more…

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09:03
Latest Leak Suggests Apple Will Announce '...

Last night, the iOS 11 GM was leaked and we got a glimpse into numerous iPhone 8 features, including a look at a new edition of the Apple Watch, and even new "Animoji." Now, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has dug up new info related to the official names of the iPhones being announced on Tuesday.

According to the developer, Apple will call the smartphones the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (for the two LCD devices), and iPhone X (for the OLED model). These names will replace the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8 monikers that have been attached to each respective model over the past few months.

iPhone 8
iPhone 8...

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08:41
iOS firmware indicates Apple to announce ‘iPhone 8...

We think we know the names of the new iPhones, thanks to the iOS firmware. Apple’s three new phones are called iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X (via Steven Troughton Smith).

The 8 and 8 Plus would be the lower-tier LCD phones, whereas the iPhone X is the highly-anticipated nearly-bezelless OLED model. The name reveal joins a flurry of leaks from earlier in the day, detailing new features like Face ID and Animoji, new wallpapers, and confirming the LTE Apple Watch.

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08:00
Dear Hollywood, we don’t need classics like '...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the greatest films ever made. So what's the point of adding a 3D veneer to bring it back to theaters? Not much, it turns out. In exchange for a slight touch of artificial depth, I found the remaster darker and occ...

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07:09
Apple Files Patent in Taiwan Describing an iPhone...

Today Patently Apple discovered an Apple patent in Taiwan that relates to enclosures that have the appearance of being seamless. More particularly, these enclosures, including an iPhone, could bring a new level of waterproofing that could match Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone.

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06:30
A 114-year old Mercedes has more in common with a...

I'm extremely nervous to be behind the wheel of the 1902 model (built in 1903) Mercedes Simplex 40. The controls and open air sitting position remind me more of a John Deere tractor than the cars that currently fill our cities and interstates. After...

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05:24
Apple wins four Design Patents for EarPod / AirPod...

Late Friday the Hong Kong Patent and Trademark Office published four design patents for Apple regarding Ear / wireless AirPod tips. I've seen this style of AirPod tip online from EarBuddyz and others but not from Apple. Will Apple make these available soon, as in sometime next week?

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05:00
External Link: Streaming Services Not Killing the...

Buried inside a Bloomberg article about Apple renegotiating Apple Music streaming rights with Warner Music Group is this interesting tidbit: streaming services aren’t killing the music industry, which had been in decline for nearly two decades, but are actually reviving it. Global music sales grew 5.9 percent to $15.7 billion in 2016. Also interesting is the fact that Apple negotiated a smaller payout than it paid previously — an estimated 55 percent (or less if subscriber numbers increase), down from 58 percent. When Apple launched Apple Music, it made a big deal about how much more it paid artists than Spotify, but from the article, it appears that rates are based more on subscriber figures than any sense of artistic patronage.

 

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05:00
The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Welcome to the weekend. We're looking back at some of the week's big stories -- remember that time Equifax coughed up millions of social security numbers? -- plus the latest news, like word of a new Futurama epi...

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04:30
The hottest Apple-related news for the week of Sept...

There’s a lot happening in the world of Apple news this week. Following are the hottest articles for the week of Sept. 4-8.

Imagine James Bond using an iPhone and wearing an Apple Watch. Hey, it could happen. Apple and Amazon are among those vying for the rights to the legendary spy’s franchise, as Sony’s rights expired after 2015’s Spectre film, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

According to Counterpoint Research, Samsung held on to at least 20% of the global smartphone market in June and July, while Huawei and Apple had about half that market share, though the China-based company was slightly ahead of the iPhone maker.

Apple has confirmed to...

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04:06
iPhone 8 Camera Allows Users to Customize 3D...

Following last night's leak of the golden master version of iOS 11, further details of features Apple plans to announce next week continue to be unearthed, including more hints about the new 3D animated emoji for iMessage.

Based on information in the iOS 11 GM firmware, the new "Animoji", as they're called, appear to be a feature exclusive to Apple's so-called iPhone 8 and the phone's new 3D sensing capability, enabling users to create custom 3D animated emoji based on facial expressions picked up by the camera.

As noted by developer Steve Stroughton-Smith, several Animoji will be available for customization using the iPhone 8's 3D sensing features, including chimps, robots, pigs, cats, poop, chickens, dogs, foxes, and several others unearthed in the software.

The range of expressions that the iPhone 8...

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03:33
Firmware points to new Apple Watch case finishes: ‘...

In yet another discovery from the firmware leaks, we have found references to two new Apple Watch case colors. These are likely to make an appearance next week at Apple’s September 12 event.

It seems Apple Watch Series 3 will come in a new ‘blush gold’ color for the aluminium Sport watches and a new gray ceramic material for the Apple Watch Edition.

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03:32
Gen Z & Millennials Lead the Paid Music...

A new study published this week shows that Gen Z (18-24) and Millenials (25-34) choose Apple iPhones and Apple Music's paid audio subscription services. These two demographic groups are the power users when it comes to listening to music ...

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03:00
Hobbyist Gives iPhone 7 the Headphone Jack We'...

intellitech shares a report from Engadget: For those of you who miss the iPhone headphone jack, you're definitely not alone. But Strange Parts creator Scotty Allen missed it so much that he decided to add one to his iPhone 7. He just posted a video of the project's entire saga, with all of its many ups and downs, and in the end he holds what he set out to create -- a current generation iPhone with a fully functional headphone jack. It turns out, real courage is adding the headphone jack back to the iPhone. The project took around 17 weeks to complete and throughout it Allen spent thousands of dollars on parts including multiple iPhones and screens and handfuls of lightning to headphone adaptors. Along the way, Allen bought a printer, a nice microscope and fancy tweezers. He had to design his own circuit boards, have a company manufacture multiple iterations of flexible circuit boards and at one point early on had to consult with a chip dealer that a friend hooked him up with. The...

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02:03
Volvo buys premium app-based valet service Luxe

Volvo has just acquired the app-based valet service Luxe, which let users coordinate a driver to park, wash and refuel their car. But the Swedish automaker didn't pick it up just to convenience its customers -- it wants Luxe's technology and engineer...

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01:45
The Bain, SK Hynix, Apple bid for Toshiba has been...

Over the last ten days it's become very clear that Apple wants a part of Toshiba. On August 30th Patently Apple posted a report titled "Bain Capital along with Apple Offer Last-Ditch Bid for Toshiba's Memory Chip Business," and on September 7th we posted a report titled "Foxconn says their Bid for Toshiba is not a Chinese Deal as Apple would own 20%, Kensington 20%, Sharp 15%." Now, just before midnight, a new report has surfaced claiming that the Bain, Apple offer was upped to $22 billion.

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01:06
Here’s how the iPhone 8 status bar will accommodate...

The leaked firmware today continues to bear fruit. The iPhone 8, set to be announced on Tuesday, features a near bezel-less display with a cutout notch for front camera, earpiece and sensors. Now, Guilherme Rambo has found exactly how that will work.

As well as splitting the status bar items in two, with time on the left side, the new status bar also has slick animations to transition between states. Video after the jump …

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00:00
Roland reissues classic D-50 synth for its '...

Roland has been reissuing classic synths for a while now with its "Boutique" line based on earlier Roland keyboards like the Jupiter 8, Juno 106 and JX-3P. The company has also re-imagined the retro-tastic TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines for classic...

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Friday September 8

23:20
iPhone 8 to feature Animoji, send 3D animated emoji...

We are continuing to dig through the leaked iOS 11 GM firmware. We’ve found a brand new feature for the iPhone 8 called ‘Animoji’, which uses the 3D face sensors to create custom 3D animated emoji based on the expressions you make into the camera.

Users will be able to make Animoji of unicorns, robots, pigs, pile of poo and many more.  Full gallery below …

more…

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22:52
Here’s how setting up Face ID on the iPhone 8 will...

Continuing our deep dive with the leaked iOS 11 GM build, we’re discovering more about the upcoming iPhone’s facial recognition system. Rumored to be the new authentication system, the Face ID setup should look familiar to many Touch ID users.

more…

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22:15
This week on AI: 'iPhone 8' & Apple...




On the eve of Apple's Sept. 12 iPhone event, last-minute rumors and an iOS 11 GM leak hinted at "iPhone 8" details, as well as the device's troubled history. In a pair of separate surprises, the company also launched new high-end Beats headphones, and was rumored to be pursuing rights to the James Bond franchise.

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21:50
LTE Apple Watch uses same phone number as iPhone,...

In continuing news from the Apple Watch GM firmware, we’ve found several string references to how cellular plans on Apple Watch work and how users set them up.

The code explains that Apple Watch uses the LTE cellular network to make and receive calls and data whilst away from phone. Users add their Apple Watch to their existing iPhone plan (assumedly at additional cost) …

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21:21
Inner workings of Apple's 'Face ID'...




Apple is widely rumored to integrate cutting-edge facial recognition solution in a next-generation iPhone many are calling "iPhone 8," and a report published Friday offers an inside look at the of the technology before its expected debut on Tuesday.

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21:18
Leaked iOS 11 GM Reveals iPhone 8 Features, Hints at...

The golden master version of iOS 11 appears to have leaked this evening, shedding some early light on products and features Apple plans to announce next Tuesday. The golden master software seems to have been sent to multiple sites including MacRumors and 9to5Mac.

In the Apple Watch app, there's an image of what may be the third-generation Apple Watch with a cellular connection. The device has the same general design as the current Apple Watch, featuring a Space Gray body and matching band, but it appears to have a bright red Digital Crown. Code in the update suggests the Apple Watch will be able to make calls over LTE, sharing a phone number with the iPhone. The Apple Watch will be added to an existing phone plan, and there are hints that carriers will offer pricing promotions.

As noted by 9to5Mac, there are references to Face ID, which may be the name of the...

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20:59
iFFmpeg 6.5.0 - Convert multimedia files between...

iFFmpeg is a comprehensive media tool to convert movie, audio and media files between formats. The FFmpeg command line instructions can be very hard to master/understand, so iFFmpeg does all the hard work for you. This allows you to use FFmpeg without detailed command-line knowledge.



Version 6.5.0:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.9 or later.

  • Rewritten FFmpeg log processing (much faster).
  • Rewritten code to scan and verify FFmpeg files.
  • Added option ‘Disable P-blocks’ (x264).
  • Updated default settings for x265 options.
  • Added ‘.m4r’ file extention for creating iPhone ringtones (choose AAC audio preset and set file extention to '.m4r’)
  • Added and improved several help popups.
  • Added ‘Audio Sync’ option for the ‘Resample’ audio filter.
  • Added ‘High noise dither’ for the ‘Resample’ audio filter.
  • Changed some font size for better readability....
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20:59
Amazon Chime 4.7.5885 - Amazon-based communications...

Amazon Chime is a communications service that transforms online meetings with a secure, easy-to-use application that you can trust. Amazon Chime works seamlessly across your devices so that you can stay connected. You can use Amazon Chime for online meetings, video conferencing, calls, chat, and to share content, both inside and outside your organization. Amazon Chime frees you to work productively from anywhere.

Features

  • Frustration-Free Online Meetings - Make your online meetings effortless with Amazon Chime. Meetings start on time, and they’re easy to join. Meetings call you, and with a single tap or click, you can join or notify participants that you’re running late. A visual roster shows who is in the meeting and who is running late, and allows anyone to mute background noise. Amazon Chime automatically reconnects you if you get dropped. Crystal clear audio and HD video keep you focused on the discussion.
  • ...
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20:59
Tinderbox 7.2.2 - Store and organize your notes,...

Tinderbox is a personal content management assistant. It stores your notes, ideas, and plans. It can help you organize and understand them. And Tinderbox helps you share ideas through Web journals and Web logs.

Tinderbox's agents automatically scan your notes, looking for patterns and building relationships. Agents help discover relationships and help make sure important things don't get lost. Agents are easy to make and easy to modify. They're flexible and powerful. And Tinderbox can even gather and update changing information and breaking news from the Internet.

When it's time to share your notes, Tinderbox can assemble multiple notes into one page. Updates are a breeze -- even if you update several times a day. Private notes, timestamps, permanent links, archives: everything you want, just the way you want it.



Version 7.2.2:

Note: Version 7 is a paid upgrade from previous versions.

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20:59
ExpanDrive 6.0.15 - Access cloud storage just like a...

ExpanDrive builds cloud storage in every application, acts just like a USB drive plugged into your Mac. With ExpanDrive, you can securely access any remote file server directly from the Finder or even the terminal. ExpanDrive supports:

  • SFTP/FTP/FTPS
  • Amazon S3
  • Dropbox
  • WebDAV
  • Rackspace Cloud Files
  • Openstack Swift
  • Dreamhost DreamObjects
  • Google Drive
  • OneDrive
  • Box.com
  • Copy.com
  • HP Helion
  • hubiC



Version 6.0.15:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.9 or later.

Note: Version 5.x to version 6.x is a paid upgrade. Upgrade pricing can be viewed here.

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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20:59
Network Radar 2.3.1 - $17.99

Network Radar is an advanced network scanning and managing tool. Featuring an easy-to-use and streamlined design, the all-new Network Radar 2 has been engineered from the ground up as a modern Mac application.

Features

  • Scan your network and retrieve detailed information on network devices
  • Run useful network tools and commands with the click of a button
  • Use the monitoring feature and get notified about changes in your network
  • Access devices from previous scans, even in different networks
  • Use the simple rules / actions system for automatic processing of devices
  • Simply connect to a device by double-clicking it in the list
  • Assign your own names and choose from provided icons or import own icons
  • Organize your hosts in folders and smart folders
  • Create scans with custom IP ranges
  • Export a scan to XML, CSV, TXT, PDF or NETRADR

Supported Network Interfaces...

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20:59
Hopper Disassembler 4.2.16- - Binary disassembler,...

Hopper Disassembler is a binary disassembler, decompiler, and debugger for 32- and 64-bit executables. It will let you disassemble any binary you want, and provide you all the information about its content, like imported symbols, or the control flow graph! Hopper can retrieve procedural information about the disassembled code like the stack variables, and lets you name all the objects you want.

Hopper is able to transform the assembly language into a pseudo-code that is easier to understand! You can use its internal Python scripting engine to analyze binaries the way you want (this feature works only with Lion)! Starting from version 2.0, Hopper can even use GDB to debug programs!

And, last but not least, unlike all other tools of its kind, Hopper is perfectly integrated into the OS X environment.



Version 4.2.16-:

  • Fixes an issue when disassembling some NEON instructions,
  • New argument formatting option for...
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20:59
Stylizer 6.17.908.22 - Real-time CSS editing and...

Stylizer helps you style websites in a fraction of the time.

Features

  • Real-time CSS - Immediate feedback saves countless hours. Say goodbye to the reload button! In Stylizer, your changes are immediately displayed in all browsers, in real-time - literally as you type or move the mouse. This is a substantial productivity boost for designers of all skill levels.
  • Size faster with grips - Size Grips allow you to accurately resize any CSS dimension by clicking and dragging the mouse. Click, hold, and drag, and watch your page update in real-time and achieve perfection on your first try. Take the guess work out of sizing. Find the exact spot where that stubborn div wraps. Or use them to perfectly position a background image.
  • Two-click color changes - Tweak any color in your style sheet to find the perfect hue, saturation and luminance level for that exact look, in just two clicks:...
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20:56
KGI: Breakdown of iPhone 8 3D sensors, all colors to...

A new report from KGI this evening includes a detailed breakdown of the 3D sensors that will be found in the iPhone 8, predictions for what Apple will do for colors with the front of the device, and more.

more…

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20:51
Best Buy pulls Kaspersky's antivirus software...

Amid growing concern/speculation/hysteria that Kaspersky Lab products could be tied to the Russian government, retailer Best Buy has stopped selling its antivirus. Minnesota's StarTribune first reported the move, citing a source who said that the com...

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20:49
Leaked iOS 11 GM confirms 'iPhone 8'...




A deeper dive into Friday's leaked iOS 11 GM seems to reveal a slew of new features set to launch with "iPhone 8," including a facial recognition system called "Face ID," new Portrait Lighting camera effects, a True Tone display and more. A new version of AirPods is also hinted at in the code.

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20:08
LTE Apple Watch tipped in leaked iOS 11 GM




Friday's supposed iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield clues about Apple's upcoming product launches, with new evidence pointing to the imminent release of an all-new Apple Watch with LTE connectivity.

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20:01
iOS 11 GM leak confirms D22 ‘iPhone 8’ features:...

Here we go. We’re digging through the iOS 11 GM we received this evening to unpack what we can learn about the D22 ‘iPhone 8’ and the rest of the lineup ahead of Apple’s big unveiling on Tuesday. It looks like the infamous HomePod leak left a few surprises for us after all.

The first discovery is a stunning set of new wallpapers coming with iOS 11 and the first look at the LTE Apple Watch. Next up: new and confirmed features coming to the OLED iPhone…

more…

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19:46
Supposed iOS 11 GM leak reveals new wallpapers...




A golden master of iOS 11, the final version of Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, was reportedly leaked on Friday, potentially bringing with it clues as to what Apple will announce at its expected iPhone unveiling next week.

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19:36
iOS 11 GM leak seemingly leaks LTE Apple Watch with...

We’re still digging through the new iOS 11 GM firmware, and we’ve unearthed what we believe is the new LTE Apple Watch Series 3 that will be announced on Tuesday. The new Apple Watch makes a brief appearance in the Watch app sporting a red-accented digital crown, a signal meter, and complications that further hint at wireless LTE connectivity. more…

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18:38
Equifax tries to explain its response to a massive...

A day after announcing that hackers stole personal information tied to 143 million people in the US, Equifax's response to the breach has come under scrutiny. Language on the website where people could find out if they were affected seemed to say tha...

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18:28
Leaked iOS 11 GM reveals several vibrant (and OLED...

We’re only a few days from Apple’s big fall iPhone event, but the big news tonight is the leaked iOS 11 GM firmware that we received this evening. The iOS 11 GM firmware, which should be pushed next week to developers, includes several brand new wallpapers, including seven sure-to-be-popular retro-styled versions and an all-black wallpaper fit for OLED displays. Have a look at all of the new wallpapers inside… more…

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16:15
Rumor: Supposed 'iPhone 8' box label shows...




A highly suspicious photo found circulating on Chinese microblogging site Weibo this week purportedly shows a box label for an unreleased "iPhone 8" model, suggesting the name will be used for at least one Apple smartphone expected to debut next week.

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16:09
Friday 5: Awesome subscription-free writing apps for...

When the news broke that Ulysses was moving from a one-time payment strategy to a subscription-only strategy, the reaction was unsurprisingly polarized. Many people empathized with how hard it is for developers to make a living with the modern realities of software development, while others were less forgiving and vowed to vote with their wallets.

Being that it’s my number one favorite writing app on iOS and Mac, I’ve personally decided to stick with Ulysses, taking advantage of its discounted subscription rate for existing customers. That said, I understand that subscriptions are not for everyone, and there will be a point in most of our lives where piling on subscription after subscription proves to be unsustainable from a financial perspective.

In this week’s Friday 5, I discuss five more of my favorite...

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16:08
Here's a full-length look at SpaceX's...

Elon Musk dropped a carefully cropped look at the SpaceX suit for astronauts on his Instagram a couple of weeks ago, and came back with a more revealing picture today. Modeled in front of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft, it gives a better idea o...

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15:44
Apple donates $5M to Hand in Hand Hurricane Irma/...

Apple today announced a substantial $5M donation to Hand in Hand, a relief fund that is providing Hurricane relief in the wake of two huge hurricanes hitting the US South. Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “We applaud Hand in Hand for bringing together people from all over the country to help one another at a time when so many desperately need it. In addition to Apple’s direct contribution to the relief and recovery efforts, we’re making it easy for anyone in the US to make their own donations to Hand in Hand through the App Store and iTunes.”

You can make a donation now to Hand in Hand via the website or to the Red Cross on iTunes or here.

more…

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15:33
Apple contributes $5M to 'Hand in Hand'...




Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief on Friday announced a $5 million donation from Apple, which will be put toward ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, as well as programs benefitting what is expected to be massive damage from the incoming Irma.

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15:06
Federal judge sides with Apple in its battle with...

A federal judge in San Diego has sided with Apple in its royalty dispute with Qualcomm, reports Reuters. The Cupertino, California-based company’s 11 foreign lawsuits against the world’s dominant supplier of baseband processors can proceed while the dispute plays out in the U.S.

Qualcomm wanted to force Apple contractors to pay royalties while other legal matters were ongoing. According to The Wall...

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15:01
The UN wants all drones registered in a global...

The United Nations' aviation agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), plans to support a single worldwide drone registry. This singular ledger would be easier for law enforcement to sift through than each country's individual UAV...

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14:40
The Humble Store is giving away free copies of...

Summer is officially over in two weeks, but a bunch of PC game stores want to keep the seasonal fun going with free and discounted titles. Right now, The Humble Store—run by the makers of the famous Humble Bundle—is giving away copies of The Walking Dead: Season 1 by Telltale Games.

Arguably, Season 1 is the best set of episodes in the series and well-worth its full price. If you don't believe us, well, here's your opportunity to play it and tell us we're wrong.

This offer lasts until 10am Pacific Time on Saturday, September 9th.

To get this deal, you'll have to sign-up for a Humble Bundle account, and then link your Steam account to your Humble account. After that's done, you have to go through the usual rigmarole of grabbing the Steam redemption key and then using it on Steam. It's a shame Humble can't do that automatically since you have to link your Steam...

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14:30
Review: Sensibo Sky Smart Air Conditioner Interface

Although we've been very impressed with smart thermostats such as the ecobee3, the major limitation common to all such devices is that while they're great for controlling heating, with many homes using in-window or split air conditioning systems, they fall short in their ability to also handle cooling, leaving many users to fumble with relatively primitive infrared remotes that leave their home environment feeling a lot less "smart" in the summer months. Fortunately, Sensibo has stepped up to the plate to fill this gap with its new Sky Smart Air Conditioner interface, a relatively unobtrusive little box that pairs with a companion iOS app to allow you to adjust your cooling from anywhere, beaming the necessary IR control signals to your otherwise "dumb" AC unit.{/exp:char_limit}
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14:30
The first 'Destiny 2' expansion will...

If you've already finished Destiny 2's campaign and are grinding through the endgame, here's some news you might be interested in. The first expansion for developer Bungie's shared-world shooter is dubbed "Curse of Osiris," named for the infamous mul...

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14:22
AWT News Update: September 8, 2017

As we head into the weekend before an Apple event next Tuesday, we have a handful of short news items to keep you entertained and up-to-date:

  • Disney is pulling streaming rights for Star Wars and Marvel titles from other services, keeping them only for the upcoming Disney streaming service
  • Siri Remotes are on backorder or out of stock in a number of countries -- could a newly-designed Siri Remote be on tap for Tuesday?
  • Spotify won't give Apple Safari users access to its Web Player
  • A group of Microsoft interns has developed a new useful Mac app for users of Office 365

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

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14:10
‘Futurama’ returns for a one-off, 42-minute podcast...

Apparently, the folks over at Nerdist "spend every waking hour of every day wishing that Futurama was still on TV." We're big fans of the show, for sure, but we still spend a few hours during our days thinking of other things, like anime parodies and...

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14:04
Apple's foreign suits against Qualcomm can...




Apple's 11 international lawsuits against Qualcomm -- in places like China, Japan, and the UK -- can go on while an original U.S. case is underway, a U.S. federal judge ruled this week.

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13:56
What iPhone 8 constraints or a delay could mean for...

Since Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program was launched in 2015, last year was the first go around for users of the program to experience the yearly upgrade process. Let’s take a look at some of the fine details of the program in light of possible iPhone 8 supply constraints and/or a possible delay.

more…

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13:55
Apple updates WWDC app for iOS, Apple TV with...




Three months after the Worldwide Developers Conference concluded, Apple is still updating the official WWDC app, making it easier for developers to access videos and content to help create apps for upcoming platforms like iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra.

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13:41
U.S. Federal Judge Rules that Apple's Multiple...

Yesterday U.S. federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego ruled that Apple Inc.’s 11 foreign lawsuits against Qualcomm Inc can proceed while the company’s dispute plays out in the United States.

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13:20
Facebook and Instagram are home to the new '...

The show that gave us Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Annette Funicello is getting retooled for modern audiences. Except instead of Club Mickey Mouse broadcasting on Disney Channel, like Mickey Mouse Club did before it, the show w...

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13:02
What to Expect at Apple's September 2017 Event...

We're just four days away from Apple's 2017 iPhone-centric event, and this year's keynote promises to be the most exciting we've seen since the larger-screened iPhones came out in 2014. For the first time in 10 years, the iPhone is getting a complete overhaul, both inside and out, with the most advanced technologies Apple has to offer.

While the new iPhone will be the star of the event, we're also expecting to see new versions of the Apple Watch and the Apple TV, both coming with some highly anticipated features. For an idea of what to expect on September 12, watch the video below and read the post for even more detail, but be warned: there are some serious spoilers here based on all of the rumors we've heard about Apple's plans so far.

5.8-inch OLED iPhone

It's been 10 years since the original iPhone was introduced, and to celebrate the anniversary of the device that changed the world, Apple has been working on a re-engineered iPhone that will dictate...

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12:57
US carriers partner on a better mobile...

Two-factor authentication (2FA) via SMS and a smartphone provides a heavy dose of additional security for your data, but as the US government declared last year, it's not without its flaws. To fix that, the big four US mobile operators, Sprint, T-Mob...

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12:47
Universe: Designing and publishing a website from...

Sometimes a great idea comes to a person or business and they want to get a placeholder website up and running as quickly as possible. Or perhaps they want to create a "resumé" website on the fly while sitting through a layoff meeting. Whatever the case, Universe is an iPhone app and service that makes designing, editing and publishing a website as easy as answering a few questions and tapping a few buttons.

The app is free to download and use, provided that you want to use a "onuniverse.com" domain. For example, while testing the app yesterday I created "stevesande.onuniverse.com" while waiting for my Dad to be released from the hospital, then took a few minutes to change the look and feel.

The gallery below shows most of the process of designing and publishing a quick site; upon...

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12:46
9to5Rewards: SanDisk’s new iXpand Base Backup System...

It’s the close of another week and that means it’s 9to5Rewards time. This go around we’re partnering with SanDisk to give one lucky reader the new iXpand Base backup system for iPhone. Head below to learn how you could win.

more…

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12:43
Facebook's widening role in electing Trump

Facebook admitted this week that a Russian propaganda mill used the social-media giant's ad service for political operation around the 2016 campaign. This came out when sources revealed to The Washington Post on Wednesday that Facebook was grilled by...

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12:36
External Link: How Siri Is Getting Its Groove Back

Siri was groundbreaking when it debuted, but rivals from Amazon and Google have since overshadowed it. Wired spoke with Alex Acero, the Apple executive responsible for Siri, and Greg “Joz” Joswiak, Apple’s VP of product marketing, who explained some of Siri’s past challenges and upcoming improvements, such as improved voice recognition and iOS 11’s more natural voices. It’s interesting to hear the executives say that Apple has always wanted Siri to be able to perform tasks, not answer demo-friendly trivia questions that are unsatisfying in the real world. Joswiak noted, “We didn’t engineer this thing to be Trivial Pursuit!” Now Apple has to deal with the fact that it’s hard to change users’ Siri habits — if Siri failed you in the past, you probably won’t try that command again even if Siri could now handle it.

 

Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To...

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12:21
iFFmpeg 6.5.0 - Convert multimedia files between...

iFFmpeg is a comprehensive media tool to convert movie, audio and media files between formats. The FFmpeg command line instructions can be very hard to master/understand, so iFFmpeg does all the hard work for you. This allows you to use FFmpeg without detailed command-line knowledge.



Version 6.5.0:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.9 or later.

  • Rewritten FFmpeg log processing (much faster).
  • Rewritten code to scan and verify FFmpeg files.
  • Added option ‘Disable P-blocks’ (x264).
  • Updated default settings for x265 options.
  • Added ‘.m4r’ file extention for creating iPhone ringtones (choose AAC audio preset and set file extention to '.m4r’)
  • Added and improved several help popups.
  • Added ‘Audio Sync’ option for the ‘Resample’ audio filter.
  • Added ‘High noise dither’ for the ‘Resample’ audio filter.
  • Changed some font size for better readability....
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12:20
The LG V30 is the perfect smartphone for vlogging

When LG took the wraps off of the LG V30 at IFA last week, it spent nearly 20 minutes of its 50-minute presentation talking about the phone's dual-camera system. Juno Cho, president of mobile communications, rattled off statistics like "almost 80 per...

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12:07
Diabetes monitoring company Dexcom partners with...




After praising the Apple Watch earlier in the year, glucose monitoring software company Dexcom has forged a partnership with Fitbit to integrate the technology into the Ionic smartwatch -- but the monitoring featured in the Fitbit device may appear on the Apple Watch with watchOS 4.

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12:06
Medium adds Bloomberg and other publications to...

In a push to monetize its publishing platform, Medium added a $5 Netflix-style subscription last March. The system includes a way for members to "clap" different posts to give creators a percentage of their membership fee as well. Now Medium is bring...

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11:56
WWDC app updated with Handoff support, improved...

Apple has released an update to its WWDC app for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. The new version includes bug fix updates as well as Handoff support between iOS and Safari.

more…

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11:49
What to expect at Apple’s iPhone 8, 4K Apple TV, and...

Apple’s first-ever event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino is happening on Tuesday, and it will be jam-packed with announcements and new products. We’re expecting three new flagship iPhones including a redesigned model which may start around $1000, a new Apple Watch with LTE, a new Apple TV with 4K HDR, and much more. Here’s everything to watch for at Apple’s upcoming keynote…

more…

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11:45
Press A to change your life: 'Otis' and...

Reality is a lie. Everything we experience is filtered through thick veils of of personal baggage, self-interest and delusion, constantly skewing the world into the most comforting state possible. Universes of fragile concepts stand between what you...

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11:42
Amazon Chime 4.7.5885 - Amazon-based communications...

Amazon Chime is a communications service that transforms online meetings with a secure, easy-to-use application that you can trust. Amazon Chime works seamlessly across your devices so that you can stay connected. You can use Amazon Chime for online meetings, video conferencing, calls, chat, and to share content, both inside and outside your organization. Amazon Chime frees you to work productively from anywhere.

Features

  • Frustration-Free Online Meetings - Make your online meetings effortless with Amazon Chime. Meetings start on time, and they’re easy to join. Meetings call you, and with a single tap or click, you can join or notify participants that you’re running late. A visual roster shows who is in the meeting and who is running late, and allows anyone to mute background noise. Amazon Chime automatically reconnects you if you get dropped. Crystal clear audio and HD video keep you focused on the discussion.
  • ...
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11:33
Hopper Disassembler 4.2.16- - Binary disassembler,...

Hopper Disassembler is a binary disassembler, decompiler, and debugger for 32- and 64-bit executables. It will let you disassemble any binary you want, and provide you all the information about its content, like imported symbols, or the control flow graph! Hopper can retrieve procedural information about the disassembled code like the stack variables, and lets you name all the objects you want.

Hopper is able to transform the assembly language into a pseudo-code that is easier to understand! You can use its internal Python scripting engine to analyze binaries the way you want (this feature works only with Lion)! Starting from version 2.0, Hopper can even use GDB to debug programs!

And, last but not least, unlike all other tools of its kind, Hopper is perfectly integrated into the OS X environment.



Version 4.2.16-:

  • Fixes an issue when disassembling some NEON instructions,
  • New argument formatting option for...
| Read more »
11:33
Snapchat plans to add college newspapers to its...

A plethora of publishers have joined Snapchat's safe news digest, Discover, since it launched back in January. Some are straight news, like NBC and CNN, while others are culture outlets like Buzzfeed and Vulture -- in other words, most are broadly-ap...

| Read more »
11:29
Stylizer 6.17.908.22 - Real-time CSS editing and...

Stylizer helps you style websites in a fraction of the time.

Features

  • Real-time CSS - Immediate feedback saves countless hours. Say goodbye to the reload button! In Stylizer, your changes are immediately displayed in all browsers, in real-time - literally as you type or move the mouse. This is a substantial productivity boost for designers of all skill levels.
  • Size faster with grips - Size Grips allow you to accurately resize any CSS dimension by clicking and dragging the mouse. Click, hold, and drag, and watch your page update in real-time and achieve perfection on your first try. Take the guess work out of sizing. Find the exact spot where that stubborn div wraps. Or use them to perfectly position a background image.
  • Two-click color changes - Tweak any color in your style sheet to find the perfect hue, saturation and luminance level for that exact look, in just two clicks:...
| Read more »
11:25
Equifax hack: How to know if you're affected

After a data breach at Equifax, highly sensitive personal data for 143 million Americans are in the hands of hackers. Here's how to know if you're affected.

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11:00
OLED vs LCD: How the iPhone’s new display could...

The OLED display Apple is tipped to use in the new high-end iPhone brings several benefits over current LCD technology, but supplies are likely to be limited at first. Will be benefits of the new screen make it worth the wait? Here’s a quick rundown on OLED (organic light emitting diode) technology and how it differs from today’s LCD (liquid crystal display) screens.

OLED vs LCD. What’s the difference?

LCD screens like those used in current iPhones are built on a backlight—a panel as large as the screen itself that produces a constant white light anytime the screen is on. A series of polarizers and filters are layered in front of the backlight to control the light and produce the image you see on screen. It’s been the dominant technology used in flat-panel displays for almost two decades, but keeping that backlight on...

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10:42
Upcoming iPhone 8 release event means now is time to...

With the new iPhone product launch event officially announced, now is the time to sell your old iPhones, Apple TVs, and Apple Watches before the prices drop after the event. We’ve analyzed data from the last two iPhone launches and there is a consistent trend of a phone’s value immediately dropping by about 15% following a new iPhone announcement and then by another 15% within a month or two of the release.

This weekend however, we’re giving you a special opportunity to lock in a solid price for your iPhone and keep that price through the end of September – almost certainly enough time to get your new iPhone. Use code monthlock at checkout to keep your locked in price until September 30th.

...

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10:38
Jamf Now: A mobile device management solution for...

Thanks to Jamf Now for sponsoring The Loop this week. Jamf Now is an on-demand mobile device management solution for the iPads, iPhones and Macs in your workplace. We make device management simple and affordable for everyone, so businesses can support their users; no IT required. Manage your first three devices for free and add more for just $2 per device per month. Get started for free today!

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10:14
Bearish analyst pushes new & unlikely reason for...




An analyst who is notoriously bearish on Apple stock is pushing a new claim that that metal casing issues in the fabrication process of the "iPhone 8" are causing a problem, and claims it could be the source of a possible delay in shipping the OLED device.

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10:04
Credit Agency Equifax Cracked, 143 Million Consumers...


Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax on Thursday said it suffered a major criminal data breach that exposed personal information of as many as 143 million consumers in the U.S. between mid-May and July of this year. The attack exposed a range of sensitive personal data, including names, addresses, Social Security Numbers, dates of birth, and in some cases driver's license numbers, Equifax said. The attackers also accessed credit card data for about 209,000 consumers and credit dispute information for about 182,000 consumers.

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09:58
Spotify drops Web streaming for users of Apple'...




Streaming music service Spotify has apparently dropped access to its Web Player for users of Apple's Safari, despite it continuing to work on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera.

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09:50
Apple has shipped 1.2 billion iPhones in the past 10...

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Apple has shipped 1.2 billion iPhones worldwide cumulatively in the past 10 years. Total global iPhone revenues have reached three quarters of a trillion dollars since the first model was launched in 2007.

“Apple first launched the iPhone in the United States in 2007,” says Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics. “Apple has shipped 1.2 billion iPhones worldwide cumulatively between 2007 and the second quarter of 2017. The iPhone is one of the...

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09:31
Microsoft launches My Workspace Office 365 toolbar...




Microsoft this week debuted a new tool for Office 365 users on the Mac, bringing quick access to apps, files and information to the macOS menu bar.

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09:29
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15-inch MacBook Pro 512GB $429...

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. more…

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09:07
Advances in Micro-LED Displays are being made and...

It's been recently thought by market players that it would take at least another three years before Micro LED displays would be able to hit the market due to current technological bottlenecks. Yet that might be changing faster than many think. According to PlayNitride's CEO Charles Li, Micro LED production is not as difficult as originally expected. PlayNitride aims to start trial production of Micro LED in the second half of 2017. Interesting to note that in the interview with Li, it was said that Apple's LuxVue owns a possibly important patent in producing micro-LED displays.

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09:00
Health IT innovator Cerner enhances workplace...

Today’s post was written by Bill Graff, CIO at Cerner Corporation.

Cerner is an innovation-driven supplier of health information technology solutions, services, devices, and hardware. You can see this forward-thinking spirit reflected in the culture of our global enterprise. I enjoy working for a company that fosters innovation and actively shapes what tomorrow looks like. When we put together our 2020 vision to respond to the changes we were seeing in the industry and our workplace, we chose Microsoft Office 365 to help drive the “Borderless Mobility” component of that vision.

In the last decade, Cerner has grown to a nearly $5 billion global enterprise. The mobile workforce in tech industries today expect access to corporate data anywhere, anytime, from any...

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09:00
The September 12 Apple Event: A Preview

We don't know exactly what will happen starting at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, but based on past history and the current rumor mill both Dennis and I are making our predictions on how the event will unfold. This is my post; expect to see Dennis's take on the event on Monday.

Recent drone image of The Steve Jobs Theater by Duncan Sinfield

Apple Park and The Steve Jobs Theater

While a lot of the Apple Park campus appears to be waiting for the final construction touches, the Steve Jobs Theater is done. We've seen drone footage showing men in suits wandering in the above ground glass atrium, heard about the clear glass spinning elevators and the curved stairways, even about how there's a wall that will move out of the way after the presentation to allow the press to move in and try out new products. 

I would suspect that the entire event will...

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08:59
Your favorite apps—now in Outlook on Android

Earlier this year, we launched add-ins for Outlook on iOS—bringing your favorite apps right in Outlook—so you can get more done on the go. We are now rolling out add-ins to Outlook on Android customers with Outlook.com and Office 365 commercial email accounts. Additionally, we’ll be bringing add-ins to Gmail customers on iOS and Android soon.

This launch will bring some of the most loved Outlook add-ins from iOS to Android, including Evernote, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Translator, Nimble, OnePlaceMail, Outlook Customer Manager, Smartsheet, and Trello. We will also be launching several new add-ins for Outlook—including Wrike, JIRA, MeisterTask, Gfycat, and MojiLala. These add-ins will be available for Outlook customers across the web, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

Get more done on the go with add-ins for Outlook...

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08:24
Husqvarna Automower: the iOS controlled mower that...

When it comes to smart homes and IoT devices, the majority of products on the market are for the inside of your home. While there are many smart home/HomeKit devices that can add convenience and some fun to your life, I hadn’t heard of anything that can free up hours of your time, until I learned more about autonomous mowers.

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08:19
Up to 143M US consumers exposed in Equifax hack,...




U.S. credit scoring agency Equifax has admitted that hackers gained access to the data of 143 million Americans earlier this year, something that could be particularly relevant to people in Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program.

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07:53
News: Logitech adds HomeKit support to Circle 2 Home...

Logitech has announced the addition of HomeKit support to its Circle 2 Wired security cameras, allowing users to access their camera’s live stream from the iOS Home app on an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch. Users with an Apple TV or iPad as a Home Hub will be able to view the Circle 2 live stream when away from home as well, and Siri can be used to display the camera feed with voice commands. HomeKit rich notifications are also supported when…

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07:37
Happy Hour Podcast 136 | Latest iPhone 8 rumors and...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the App Store overhaul on iOS 11, Family Sharing and iCloud, Apple’s new Beats Studio 3 headphones, progress at Steve Jobs Theater, and expectations for the 4K Apple TV/LTE Apple Watch/iPhone 8 event on Tuesday.

9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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07:20
Analyst predicts iPhone 8 release date delayed until...

An analyst report today reiterates claims that the OLED iPhone 8 launch could be significantly delayed compared to the debut of the ‘7s’ models, which represent more modest improvements over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

Rosenblatt believes that whilst all three new iPhones will be announced on September 12th at the event, the iPhone 8 release date could be as far out as late October, citing production issues with the stainless steel metal frame.

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07:16
Capture Smaller Screenshots in High Sierra

By default, screenshots are pretty big on a retina display on a High Sierra machine. Like about 4 times the size they should be. I haven’t found a defaults key I can use yet to reduce them, so I’ve been using this little screenshotting app called RetinaCapture, available at https://gumroad.com/l/retinacapture.

Basically, when you’re running it, you just open it up and click on the Window button. There, you can select a window to screenshot.

Once you’ve selected the window, you’ll be prompted to save it somewhere with a name.

I don’t love having to use any 3rd party apps for my screenshotting workflow. In fact, it bugs the crap out of me. Screens get resized by publishers for books and so I’m really only using this for my site. But, hopefully it helps someone else along...

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07:15
Playing Pokémon GO good for both physical and mental...

Two separate academic reports suggest that playing Pokémon GO can be good for both physical and mental health (provided that you manage to avoid car crashes and stay away from landmines).

New research by Tokyo University says that players report significantly reduced stress levels, which could have positive effects on mental health …

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06:34
Fox studio head hints deal for early rentals on...




A deal between movie studios and companies like Apple and Comcast to provide early-access movie rentals should be complete within the next 6 to 12 months, the studio head of 20th Century Fox said at a Los Angeles media conference.

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06:33
Time Magazine's Series of Cover Shots for a...

Time Magazine has published a series of covers on the topic of Firsts for women and all of the covers were shot on an iPhone by Brazilian Luisa Dörr who was discovered by Time's writer who was browsing through Instagram one day.

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06:27
One way to tell who in your neighborhood is on the...

Amazing that you can see this from the street.

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06:25
Tinderbox 7.2.2 - Store and organize your notes,...

Tinderbox is a personal content management assistant. It stores your notes, ideas, and plans. It can help you organize and understand them. And Tinderbox helps you share ideas through Web journals and Web logs.

Tinderbox's agents automatically scan your notes, looking for patterns and building relationships. Agents help discover relationships and help make sure important things don't get lost. Agents are easy to make and easy to modify. They're flexible and powerful. And Tinderbox can even gather and update changing information and breaking news from the Internet.

When it's time to share your notes, Tinderbox can assemble multiple notes into one page. Updates are a breeze -- even if you update several times a day. Private notes, timestamps, permanent links, archives: everything you want, just the way you want it.



Version 7.2.2:

Note: Version 7 is a paid upgrade from previous versions.

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06:23
How a Twitter hack taught me to take online security...

Michael Steeber, 9to5Mac:

When I went to sleep last Monday night, I had no idea that I’d open my eyes to dozens of confusing notifications and my Twitter account taken over by a security hacker group. It caught me completely off guard, but it didn’t have to be that way.

Hopefully by relaying my story and some hard lessons I learned along the way, I can help you avoid the same situation as you manage the safety and security of your online accounts and data.

Great read. Some important lessons learned.

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06:22
ExpanDrive 6.0.15 - Access cloud storage just like a...

ExpanDrive builds cloud storage in every application, acts just like a USB drive plugged into your Mac. With ExpanDrive, you can securely access any remote file server directly from the Finder or even the terminal. ExpanDrive supports:

  • SFTP/FTP/FTPS
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Version 6.0.15:

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06:21
Why talk of a $1000 iPhone is overblown

Jan Dawson, Tech.pinions:

There’s been a lot of talk about Apple releasing a $1,000 iPhone next week, and a lot of pushback from financial analysts in particular on the idea that people would actually buy such a thing.

And:

In the US, the vast majority of premium smartphones are sold through the major wireless carriers, with the largest four being AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. Each of those companies has been through a transition over the past few years away from the traditional subsidy model, under which customers paid a portion of the price of a phone up front, to a combination of installment and leasing models, where the cost of the phone is broken up into monthly payments.

And:

Compare that to current monthly prices for the base model iPhone 7 Plus, a phone that costs roughly $200 less to buy outright, which run from $25 to $36, and you’ll see that the real difference in price between a $770 phone and a $1000 phone isn’t $...

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06:20
Apple now set to be part of all three bids for...

We reported yesterday that Apple was participating in two out of the three rival bids for Toshiba’s chip-making division, and it now seems we can up that count to three out of three …

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06:14
Barclays Proposes Apple Could Lessen iPhone 8...

Leading up to Apple's September 12 media event, the exact price tag of the upcoming iPhone 8 has been one of the biggest question marks surrounding the smartphone. The latest rumors describe a premium device that will start at $999 (64GB) in the United States, then rise to $1,099 (256GB), and cap at $1,199 (512GB), although of course none of these price points or storage configurations have been confirmed.

Recently, a team of Barclays analysts including Mark Moskowitz have theorized one potential solution for the device's premium price tag: Apple could debut an iPhone 8 bundle that packs in a year's worth of Apple Music and a 200GB iCloud subscription into the cost of the smartphone (via Business Insider). In the U.S., one year...

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06:12
iLocker is a new password-controlled file and...

ProtectStar has announced iLocker for Mac 1.0. It’s a password-protected app and file security utility.

iLocker allows users of shared Macs to password protect any app, file, or folder on a hard drive. For example, parents can drag and drop apps or files into the iLocker window, set a password, and their selections are protected from unauthorized access by their offspring. The app also supports the MacBook Pro's Touch ID sensor.

iLocker for Mac 1.0 costs $19.90 and requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It’s available exclusively at the ProtectStar website.

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06:09
iLocker for Mac provides password-controlled app,...

ProtectStar has announced iLocker for Mac 1.0. It’s a password-protected app and file security utility.

iLocker allows users of shared Macs to password protect any app, file, or folder on a hard drive. For example, parents can drag and drop apps or files into the iLocker window, set a password, and their selections are protected from unauthorized access by their offspring. The app also supports the MacBook Pro's Touch ID sensor.

iLocker for Mac 1.0 costs $19.90 and requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It’s available exclusively through the ProtectStar website (http://tinyurl.com/y8lkkjl2).

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06:05
Get your Marvel, Star Wars fill now. In 2019, they’...

CNBC:

Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on the new Disney streaming platform when it launches in late 2019, according to Disney CEO Bob Iger.

“I have described a very rich, treasure trove of content for this app,” Iger said at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Los Angeles on Thursday. “We’re going to launch big, and we’re going to launch hot.”

This is a chess move. More than anything else, it will impact Netflix, who have made waves with Marvel series such as Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones. Presumably, Netflix will lose the rights to carry these series once the Disney platform goes live in 2019.

It’d be interesting to see if Apple can make a deal with Disney to carry the Disney stream on Apple TV. After all, Apple has long had a historically close relationship with Disney, with Steve Jobs as the founder of Pixar and, before his death, as one of Disney’s largest...

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06:04
iTunes U collections moving to the Podcasts app

Apple has announced that iTunes U collections are moving from iTunes U to the Podcasts app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, or the Podcasts section of iTunes on your Mac or PC.

iTunes U provides free educational content from leading schools, universities, museums, and cultural institutions to users throughout the world. Collections contain free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more. iTunes U public courses contain free content designed around a single course subject.

After the move, iTunes U will no longer appear in iTunes on your Mac or PC and you won't be able to download new content to your computer. You will still be able to access iTunes U content, however:

To access iTunes U collections, use the Podcasts app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, or go to the Podcasts section of iTunes on your Mac or PC. Content might be categorized differently than it was previously, but you'll be able to find content by searching for the...

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06:00
Daily Deal! Droplr 4-year Subscription for $39.99

Longtime Mac users have one trick that they use to be able to share almost anything with anybody -- Droplr. This utility has taken the work out of digital collaboration for years, and it keeps getting better. The only problem is that the cost of a subscription can be restrictive for small workgroups. Worry not! The Apple World Today team is here to get you a 4-year subscription to Droplr for up to 3 people for only $39.99. That's a heck of a bargain, since it would normally cost you $399.96!

What does Droplr let you do?

  • Collaborate w/ up to three users on a single account
  • Use the new Boards feature to create & share boards w/ team members around...
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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Ztylus Stinger Car Charger...

For Friday’s iLounge Deal, you can get the Ztylus Stinger Car Charger Emergency Tool for only $19.95 — that’s 9% off the regular price. his handy tool not only provides two USB ports to charge your iPhone and other electronic devices, but it doubles as a window breaker and seat belt cutter to help you get free of your car in an emergency, and since it plugs into your car’s accessory outlet, you’ll always know where to find…

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05:56
Western Digital wants Apple funding in its bid for...

A group including Western Digital is seeking around ¥50B (about US$464 million) from Apple to help finance a bid for Toshiba’s memory chip unit, the Kyodo news agency reports.

Sources said earlier in the week that the U.S. firm offered to step back from the consortium's financing in return for a stronger position in their joint venture, and was hoping to get Apple to pitch in for funding. However, it’s uncertain whether other parties in the consortium would pay more to cover for the 15 billion yen that Western Digital had previously planned to pay as part of the bid, according to Kyodo.

Toshiba is spinning-off its core memory chip business and has been seeking outside investors in it. Apple is apparently interested as the move...

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05:51
Official Equifax statement on massive hack, execs...
  1. Here’s the official Equifax post about the massive hack.

  2. Here’s the official site Equifax set up to see if your information was exposed. Beware of other sites masquerading as the real deal. I do not understand why they didn’t go with a subdomain, such as haveIbeenHacked.equifax.com or some such. More to the point, I don’t understand why you have to enroll in their service to see if you are affected, even if it is free.

  3. Three Equifax execs sold almost $2 million of stock after the breach, but before the announcement. Even assuming they were not aware of the breach when they sold their stock, they will still benefit from a...

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05:41
AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8'...




This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about next week's announcement of the 'iPhone 8', Apple Watch, OLED technology, and Victor interviews iZotope's Product Manager, Colin Thurmond, about their new Spire Studio recording hardware.

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05:38
Chip-maker TSMC announces August revenues up 28%,...

TSMC has announced that its August revenues have increased 28% sequentially thanks to ‘robust’ shipments of 10nm chips – which include the A11 chip used in this year’s iPhones …

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