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Thursday July 27

04:42
Latest ARKit demo app performs 16 weeks of hand-...

When Michael Patterson and his partner Candice created the animated pencil sketch animations for A-ha’s music video Take on Me back in the 80s, they did all the drawings by hand and it took them 16 weeks, working flat out.

Video game company Trixi Studios has now used Apple’s ARKit to create an app that achieves the same thing in real-time …

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04:30
Future Apple devices could theoretically sport...

Those of us who need glasses to see a laptop or TV screen clearly may one day be able to ditch our specs or contact lens thanks to a display technology that corrects vision problems, according to Technology Review. If the technology pans out — and, man, I sure hope it does — it would be great to see Apple incorporate it into Macs, iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches.

The technology — as described in a University of California, Berkeley paper (http://bit.ly/1onzNIR) — uses algorithms to alter an image based on a person’s glasses prescription together with a light filter set in front of the display. The algorithm alters the light from each individual pixel so that, when fed through a tiny hole in the plastic filter, rays of light reach the retina in a way that re-creates a sharp image. Researchers say the idea is to anticipate how your eyes will naturally distort whatever’s onscreen—something glasses or...

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04:02
Samsung’s quarterly profits (probably) beat AAPL for...

Samsung has just reported its highest quarterly profits of all time, hitting $12.65B in the quarter ending in June – putting it ahead of Apple’s projected profits of around $10.54B.

Samsung shares also out-performed AAPL in the last twelve months, gaining 63% against 59% for the Cupertino company …

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04:00
The ultimate iPhone form: no openings, waterproof,...

This time of year, iPhone rumors run rampant with drawings and even full CAD renderings of the next generation Apple smartphones. None of us, outside of a few at Apple, know what the next iPhone will look like or what features it will have. Is there a final form that the iPhone will reach? There is only so much you can do with a rectangle. There can be subtle changes, but the form is still the same.

I think Apple has hinted in current designs and even in some software clues that a day is coming when there will be no openings on the iPhone whatsoever. They have already removed the headphone jack. I think the technology is near — probably even here already — where Apple could make its smartphone a totally sealed device with no openings. If Apple can indeed accomplish this, then the iPhone would be totally sealed from water and dust. How could Apple do this? 

Side buttons — Apple could remove all side buttons by implementing the current buttons much like...

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for July 27, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

Smile has released PDFpen 9.1, an update to its all-purpose PDF editing tool for macOS 10.11 and higher. This version introduces Bookmarks, a special section at the top of the table of contents for linking to pages in the document. 

Bookmarks can be created in both PDFpen and PDFpenPro, whereas table of contents editing requires PDFpenPro. This version also re-opens any previously-opened documents at the same window size and position as when they were last closed.

PDFpen costs $74.95 for a single user license, $94.95 for a family pack (up to five users in one household), and $224.95 (an up, depending on the number of users) for an...

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02:31
Apple invention details AR mapping system for iPhone...




An Apple invention published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday details a method of overlaying interactive digital information onto real-world environments displayed on a portable device screen, specifically data regarding navigation assets like points of interest.

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Wednesday July 26

19:43
Trump administration turning to Tim Cook & other...

Tim Cook has been vocal about his education views in the past and now the White House is coming to him for advice. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Tim Cook and Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs are among people the White House is approaching for help with STEM funding and more…

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18:58
White House looks to Apple's Cook, other tech...




The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs.

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17:44
Watch: Hands-on with iOS 11's new Document...




When iOS 11 debuts this fall, users will be able to take advantage of a new feature in the Notes app that automatically senses and scans documents, makes crops, adjusts image settings to remove tilt and glare, and allows on-the-fly markups using a finger or Apple Pencil. AppleInsider goes hands on with the function in this video.

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16:32
Apple partners with Cochlear for iPhone hearing...

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June, Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor can now stream sound directly from a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the sound processor.

The device also allows those with a surgically embedded implant to control and customize the sound from their iPhone.

This sounds incredible.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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16:20
Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Damages For...

MojoKid writes from a report via Hot Hardware: Apple has been ordered to feed a recognized patent troll hundreds of millions of dollars for infringing on a patent that has to do with technology built into its A-series mobile processors. Initially Apple was on the hook for $234 million, owed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) after it won a patent dispute against the Cupertino tech giant. However, a judge this week more than doubled the fine by tacking on an additional $272 million. U.S District Judge William Conley in Madison ruled that Apple owed additional damages plus interest because it continued to infringe on the patent all the way up until it expired in 2016. WARF is reportedly a non-practicing entity that exists only currently by defending its patents in litigation. The lawsuit filed in 2014 involves U.S. Patent No. 5,871,752, which describes the use of a predictor circuit that can help processors run more efficiently. WARF claimed the...

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16:14
Foxconn's $10B Wisconsin LCD factory to supply...




Foxconn CEO Terry Gou on Wednesday announced plans to invest $10 billion in an LCD manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, with production slated to go to subsidiary Sharp.

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16:04
Amazon said to have secret team working on health...

Much like Apple, Amazon is now said to have a secret heathcare team working on electronic medical records and telemedicine. A new report from CNBC details the team, dubbed 1492 in reference to the year Columbus first landed in the Americas.

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15:31
Apple Music’s Trent Reznor says ‘music economics...

Apple Music executives are no strangers to public interviews and now, Trent Reznor has sat down with Vulture for a wide-ranging discussion. The conversation jumped between Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails life, his work at Apple Music and Beats, and more. Nine Inch Nails this week released a new EP called ‘Add Violence.’

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15:18
Stickbox is an iPhone Case with a Built-in Selfie...

Check out the Stickbox, an iPhone case with a built-in selfie stick. I just took a vacation where I took a ton of photos, and I’d loved to have had one of these for the trip. The selfie stick itself folds into a rectangle that fits in a recessed panel on the back of the case. A hinge on the end allows you to fold your iPhone out for taking pic. There’s a Bluetooth trigger built into the handle for triggering your camera, and the case has a kickstand mode, too. Hey, the whole thing is a clever idea. Originally funded on Kickstarter in 2016, Stickbox is available in Black, White, and Rose through the company’s site and on Amazon for $39.99.


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15:12
Foxconn announces $10 billion investment in...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Foxconn Technology Group announced at the White House Wednesday its plans to invest $10 billion to build a massive display panel plant in Wisconsin that could employ up to 13,000 workers but would require up to $3 billion in subsidies from state taxpayers.

And:

At 20 million square feet, the factory would be three times the size of the Pentagon, making it one of the largest manufacturing campuses in the nation. It would initially employ 3,000 workers making an average of $53,900 a year.

Interesting. Not a single mention of Apple.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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15:11
AWT News Update: July 26, 2017

Image via Mastringer.com

Hump Day! We've got a few stories for you in today's podcast:

  • A fairly reliable Japanese website says the new iPhone will be announced in September, but won't ship until late October/early November
  • iPads, MacBooks, and MacBook Airs no longer get to stay in a laptop bag due to stricter TSA rules
  • eBay's iOS app will gain eyes this fall
  • Chrome 60 for Mac is out, and provides support for the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

The text version of the podcast can be viewed 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.

Text Version

This is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and you’re listening to the AWT News Update for July 26th, 2017. ...

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15:09
WhatsApp announces over 1 billion daily active users...

Popular messaging app WhatsApp announced today that it has reached one billion daily active users as the company also shared some other stats on how the service is being used. The one billion active daily users is up from the one billion monthly actives it announced last year, and monthly users too are up:

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15:01
Foxconn officially announces new $10B LCD factory in...

After several reports and Trump’s tease earlier this week, Foxconn this evening officially announced its plan to build an LCD factory in Wisconsin. The move was announced by Foxconn Chief Terry Gou and Trump, alongside Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. House speaker Paul Ryan was also present.

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14:53
Peering into the Real Future of AI, AR, VR, and Self...

Bryan and Jeff don their futurist hats and explore what they think is the real future of augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, smarthomes, and self-driving cars.


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14:41
Who's Right About AI? Musk's Dire Warnings...


Two of Silicon Valley's most influential visionaries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, this week engaged in a public spat over the future of artificial intelligence and whether the government should take the wheel to counter the threat this emerging technology might pose to mankind. Musk, a longtime advocate of AI, has expressed serious concerns over the years about the potential for the technology to accelerate faster than society can learn to manage its growth. He has raised fears that intelligent machines could pose a risk to civilization if not properly regulated.

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14:28
Apple 'iPhone 8' to reportedly launch in...




Amid rumors of supposed production delays, a report on Wednesday claims Apple's forthcoming "iPhone 8" handset is slated for unveiling in September alongside incremental improvements to the iPhone 7 series, but the device won't see launch until late 2017.

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14:16
TSA announces new security measures for devices ‘...

A statement today on TSA’s website announced new security protocol coming to all U.S. airports for how electronic devices will be screened.

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13:52
‘Scheduled’ Helps You Remember to Send Messages

Not only does this app remind you to fire off that crucial text message, but it fills everything in for you so all you have to do is tap Send.


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13:45
Apogee adds direct monitoring support for its...




Audio equipment manufacturer Apogee has updated its Apogee Ensemble Thunderbolt and Element series audio interface software with Direct Monitoring support, allowing for latency-free recording and monitoring without additional hardware in Logic Pro X.

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13:43
iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display...

Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo)

Foxconn, one of the electronics manufacturers that makes Apple's iPhones, is set to reveal plans to build a factory in Wisconsin to product flat-screen displays. Foxconn has been in talks with state governments about investing $7 billion in US manufacturing since Donald Trump took office as President. The announcement will come at an event at the White House today at 4pm CT.

The factory will be located in southeastern Wisconsin in House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional district. It's currently unclear how many jobs this will create in the state—an earlier report from...

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13:35
Report: iPhone 8 not shipping until late 2017, no...

As we inch closer to iPhone season later this year, a new report from Macotakara yet again outlines the possibility of delays and initial supply shortages. The report explains that the “premium model” will likely be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, but its release will likely be delayed to near the end of the year…

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13:32
Tim Cook joins other tech leaders saying ‘Let Them...

President Trump’s tweets today announcing a ban on transgendered persons from serving in the military have spurred many to speak up with a #LetThemServe hashtag. Tim Cook is among the latest tech leaders to speak out against discrimination.

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13:25
Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against President...




Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Twitter's own Jack Dorsey.

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13:14
Apple Music's Trent Reznor backs subscription...




In an interview published on Wednesday, Apple Music executive Trent Reznor -- best known as the frontman of Nine Inch Nails -- said that while he's been converted to the concept of subscription streaming, he also believes free music is "here to stay."

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13:03
Gear: Incipio Faraday Folio Case for 10.5” iPad Pro

Incipio has updated its Faraday folio case for the 10.5” iPad Pro. The new version is basically an update of the 2015 Faraday for iPad Air 2, featuring the same basic design elements as the prior one, but sized for the larger 10.5” iPad Pro.

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13:00
Tech Leaders Speak Out Against Trump Ban on...

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over President Donald Trump's latest stance on transgendered people in the military. "I am grateful to the transgender members of the military for their service," Google CEO Sundar Pichai said. Apple CEO Tim Cook said, "We are indebted to all who serve. Discrimination against anyone holds everyone back." Brad Smith, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer said, "We honor and respect all who serve, including the transgender members of our military." Salesforce said it "believes in equality for all. We support and thank all U.S. service members, including transgender Americans." Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, "Everyone should be able to serve their country -- no matter who they are." Veteran entrepreneur Max Levchin urged support for transgender people across party lines. "Trans kids, soldiers etc need our support today and to know they...

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12:59
App customers spend twice as much money on the Apple...

Global app downloads reached nearly 25 billion downloads across iOS and Google Play in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017, according to App Annie. Downloads are growing at a rate of 15% year-over-year, the analytics services and market intelligence company adds.

Global smartphone and tablet owners continued to spend roughly twice as much money on iOS as they did on Google Play. However, both app stores saw significant growth in consumer spend year over year with iOS and Google Play growing 35% and 30%, respectively.

In addition to downloading mobile apps, global consumer spending across the Apple App Store and Google Play was over $15 billion in Q2 2017, achieving a growth rate of 35% year-over-year. This year we are on pace to see global iOS and Google Play consumer spending exceed $60 billion for 2017. By 2021, App Annie predicts iOS and Google Play consumer spend to exceed $100 billion.

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12:35
Apple Watch Series 3 Will Have the Most Requested...

The Apple Watch has an iconic design, and the Apple Watch Series 3 will likely retain it but offer an important new feature.


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12:21
Facebook Adds Hardware, Software Vetting and 4K to...


Facebook on Tuesday announced several updates to its live-streaming platform, including a new hardware and software vetting program used to create 360-degree video. Through its new Live 360 Ready Program, Facebook will review hardware and software and approve products that work well with its Live 360 offering. Products deemed "ready" for Live 360 will be allowed to display a Facebook Live logo on their packaging or website. Facebook has approved 11 cameras and seven software suites so far.

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12:05
Apple iOS App Store continues dominance over Google...




While iOS App Store purchase volume may be losing ground from a marketshare perspective by number of downloads, Apple continues to dominate the market in consumer spending by a wide margin and still growing.

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11:35
Apple must pay $506M for infringing university’s...

Enlarge / Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will be able to collect more than $500 million in royalties on Apple products that used the A7, A8, and A8X chips. That includes the iPad Air, pictured here in 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A judge has ordered Apple to pay $506 million to the research arm of the University of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, or WARF, sued Apple in 2014, accusing its A7, A8, and A8X chips of infringing US Patent No. 5,781,752, which claims a type of "table based data speculation circuit." The following year after a trial, a Wisconsin jury found (PDF) that Apple...

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11:14
New TSA rules will require airline travelers to...




In the coming weeks and months, travelers will no longer be able to keep iPads or small MacBook models in their bag when passing through security screenings, and will instead have to place them in a separate bin to be X-rayed, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced on Wednesday.

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11:12
What We Know About Adobe’s Leaked ‘Nimbus’ Cloud...

We’ve got screenshots, as well as details of how much cloud storage Nimbus users will get. Hint: it’s waaaay bigger than Creative Cloud storage.


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11:05
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 36 with 27...

Safari’s tech preview releases are aimed at developers, and are similar to the developer betas for macOS and iOS.


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10:56
Flash Finally Dies, Apple’s Hearing Aid MFi Program...

Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the official death of Flash, plus they share their thoughts on Apple’s Made for iPhone certification for hearing aids and cochlear implants.


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10:50
Unordered Lists in Markdown

In Markdown, you can created unordered lists using any of three characters as the “bullets”: asterisk (*), hyphen (-), or plus (+). Why all three? More or less: why not? Better to let people choose the character that feels most natural to them. I know a lot of Markdown users choose different characters for different levels of a hierarchical list, and that went into the original thinking as well.

I’ve always been curious which list markers people actually use, so I did a poll on Twitter. The results:

  • 42% Asterisk (*)
  • 54% Hyphen (-)
  • 04% Plus (+)

You can only respond to Twitter polls using Twitter’s official clients, and because a lot of my followers have the good taste to use third-party clients like Tweetbot and Twitterrific, I wound up getting a lot of “responses” by way of replies to my tweet. They don’t show up in the results above, but eyeballing them,...

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10:20
Apple-Supplier Foxconn To Announce New Factory in...

An anonymous reader shares a Washington Post report: Foxconn, one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers, will unveil plans Wednesday evening to build a new factory in southeastern Wisconsin (alternative source), delivering a much-needed win for President Trump and Gov. Scott Walker, according to four officials with knowledge of the announcement. The facility will make flat-screen displays and will be located in Southeast Wisconsin within House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional district. It is not clear how many jobs would be created. Shortly after Trump was elected, Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou said his company would invest at least $7 billion in the United States and create between 30,000 and 50,000 jobs. If it follows through with that commitment, Foxconn would become a major employer on par with Chrysler. In April, Gou spent more than two hours at the White House.

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10:03
Inside iOS 11: The coolest Apple ARKit demos created...




ARKit will instantaneously become the largest augmented reality platform in the world -- but to capitalize on that, developers will need to come up with awesome uses of the technology. With only a few weeks under their belt using Apple's iOS 11, content creators have already begun to impress in big ways.

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09:56
Apple TV falls behind competition as Internet-...

According to new research by eMarketer, 168 million people will use Internet-connected TV this year, up about 10% from last year. More growth is expected for the coming years, but it looks like many consumers will be opting for hardware from Roku, Amazon, and Google instead of Apple.

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09:50
With its competition moving ahead, it’s time for the...

It’s time for Apple to give us a new Apple TV, hopefully one with 4K support. Roku has pulled waaaay ahead of Apple’s set-top box and leads the market in the number of connected TV users in the United States, according to new research from eMarketer.

The research firm estimates that 38.9 million users will use a Roku at least once a month this year, compared to comes in above the 36.9 million for Google’s Chromecast and 35.8 million for Amazon’s Fire TV. The Apple TV comes in at the back of the pack with 21.3 million.  

 eMarketer isn’t too optimistic about Apple’s set-top box’s chances, predicting the company will add less than 4 million users by 2021 compared to the 20 million to 30 million net adds by the competition.  Paul...

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09:44
TSA requires separate screening of devices larger...

We've been hearing for months that the TSA might increase domestic airport security measures this summer (they've already done so for international flights coming into the US), and now those procedures are here. The TSA is requiring "travelers to pla...

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09:39
Girl Scouts adds STEM badges for robotics and...

The Boy Scouts have been in the headlines recently for all the wrong reasons (they've since distanced themselves from the politics within the president's speech), but the Girl Scouts are doing something right. They've added new STEM badges for roboti...

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09:37
Facebook shoots for mid-August launch for first TV...




Facebook's first set of original TV shows -- posing a challenge to nascent offerings on Apple Music -- will reportedly premiere in mid-August, after a month-long delay.

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09:29
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 10.5″ iPad Pro 256GB $699, MFi...

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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09:18
Adobe’s 'Playful Palette' makes color...

Artists work with real paint by mixing groups of colors on a palette, making for natural blending and color combinations. That's a far cry from Photoshop-type color pickers, which let you grab specific colors but not combine them. Adobe Research has...

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09:12
How Apple earbuds were influenced by Star Wars...

Image via Lucasfilm / Disney. 

Here's a fun bit of design trivia for you. The Wall Street Journal published a big article on Apple chief designer Jony Ive's touches on the soon-to-be-opened Apple Park today, but that's not the key piece of the article in my opinion. The fascinating bit? Apple's white plastic earbuds that came with the original iPod and have since morphed into the EarPods and AirPods we know so well were influenced by none other than the sparkling white body armor of Star Wars Stormtroopers.

These are not Star Wars stormtroopers

Ive apparently told Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams that he had Stormtrooper armor in mind when he came up with the iconic gleaming white design of the earbuds. Those white plastic earbuds were used to great effect in the original advertising campaign for the iPod line, and even...

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09:06
News: Rumor: iPhone 8 not delayed, enters trial...

Despite multiple rumors that the iPhone 8 could be delayed over design and production issues, tech blogger Benjamin Geskin claims to have a source who confirms Foxconn has “started trial production of 3 new iPhones (7s,7s Plus, “8”)” and that the “iPhone 8 is not delayed.” Many of the rumors around Apple’s possible iPhone 8 delays center around problems with the embedded Touch ID sensor, but Geskin claims, “Fingerprint…

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09:00
The best game consoles and accessories for your dorm...

Not all of your college fun will involve keggers or games of ultimate frisbee. As the weather gets colder, you might have difficulty tearing yourself out of your dorm, in which case your entertainment options are limited: Host an in-room dance party,...

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08:56
Are You Taking Siri-on-your-Mac Siri-ously?

Dr. Mac was shocked at how many Mac users have no idea that Siri—Apple’s intelligent personal assistant—has been available on their Macs since Sierra’s release almost a year ago. If you’re among them, he suggests that it’s time you acquainted yourself with the joys of Siri-on-your-Mac…


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08:51
PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac: $29.99

Our deal on PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac, a PDF-editing tool from Readdle, is back. This was the 2015 App of the Year Runner Up in the Mac App Store, and it allows you to edit text, images, links, and outlines in PDFs. You can also fill out forms, annotate, and more. We have it for 50% retail at $29.99.


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08:49
Internet-connected television use including Apple TV...




Apple has grown its body of streaming hardware users, but still lags behind offerings from Amazon, Google, and Roku, according to a new research study.

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08:47
USB 3.0 Promoter Group touts new USB 3.2 spec

USB just keeps getting faster and faster, with the USB 3.0 Promoter Group -- of which Apple is a member -- announcing the upcoming release of the USB 3.2 specification yesterday. It's considered an "incremental update" to USB 3.1, but it's an important one -- it defines multi-lane operation for USB 3.2 hosts and devices, meaning that devices can allow for two lanes of 5 Gbps (gigabit per second) data transfer or two lanes of 10 Gbps transfer. 

Connecting a USB 3.2 host to a USB 3.2 device would now provide transfer speeds of over 2 GB/sec (gigabytes per second) over existing USB Type-C cables certified for SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps. 

The key takeaway here? It's using existing USB Type-C cables but doubling the capacity of those cables. The Promoter Group says that the USB 3.2 solution allows for continued use of existing SuperSpeed USB physical layer data rates and encoding techniques for...

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08:41
Softbank’s robot army grows with a stake in Roomba...

Softbank may be best known as one of Japan's top phone carriers, but their recent behind-the-scenes investments make it clear they want something more. Bloomberg Technology reports that the Japanese company has invested in iRobot, the manufacturer of...

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08:37
News: Apple ordered to pay $506 million in patent...

Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, double the damages initially imposed by the jury in the case, Reuters reports. Despite facing up to $862 million in damages for improperly using the university’s patents in its A7, A8 and A8X processors, a jury awarded the school’s patent licensing arm $234 million after U.S. District Judge William Conley limited the damages,…

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08:20
How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple's New...

Reader cdreimer writes: As reported by The Wall Street Journal (paywalled, summary by Apple Insider), Jony Ive explains how he brought forth Steve Jobs' final design, Apple Park, Apple's newest campus headquarters, to life: "On a sunny day in May, Jonathan Ive -- Jony to anyone who knows him -- first encounters a completed section of Apple Park, the giant campus in Cupertino, California, that has turned into one of his longest projects as Apple's chief designer. A section of workspace in the circular, Norman Foster -- designed building is finally move-in-ready: sliding-glass doors on the soundproof offices, a giant European white oak collaboration table, adjustable-height desks, and floors with aluminum-covered hinged panels, hiding cables and wires, and brushed-steel grating for air diffusion. Ive's characteristically understated reaction -- "It's nice, though, isn't it?" -- masks the anxiety he feels each time a product he's designed is about to be introduced to the world. "There...

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08:19
Facebook's first wave of original TV shows is...

Based on previous reports about Facebook's ambitious original programming plans, the social network was supposed to launch its first shows in June. Well, July is almost up, and we've yet to hear about them, because they aren't quite ready yet. Accord...

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08:11
Apple Ordered to Pay $506M in University of...

Apple has been ordered to pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, or WARF, US$506 million for infringing on one of the organization’s patents with the iPhone’s A-series processor design.


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08:06
Lowest Price Ever: 10.5" iPad Pros for $599...




Shoppers can instantly save $50 on 64GB and 256GB 10.5-inch iPad Pros (Wi-Fi Only) this week with no tax collected outside NY and NJ. Or pick up an ultraportable 2016 12-inch MacBook for up to $350 off with prices starting at $1,149. Apple Watch Series 2 devices are also up to $150 off instantly.

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08:06
News: Cochlear reveals first Made for iPhone...

Cochlear Limited is rolling out its new Nucleus 7, the first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor to aid the hearing impaired. The new implant allows users to stream the sound directly from compatible iPhones, iPads and iPods over Bluetooth. Reuters reports that Cochlear’s previous sound processors only worked with mobile phones when implant wearers connected the sound processor to an intermediate Bluetooth device that would then…

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08:03
Foxconn reportedly settled on Wisconsin for its TV...

Foxconn’s first planned U.S. manufacturing plant is reportedly set to open in Wisconsin. This was first rumored last month as one of seven candidate states …

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08:00
The wearables battlefield is strewn with casualties

In business, the phrase "we are reviewing strategic options" is a useful sign that shutters are being drawn. Wareable reports that those words were uttered by TomTom CEO Harold Goddijn when discussing his company's wearables division. Sales of its ru...

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07:59
Foxconn plant in Wisconsin to be announced tonight

One of Apple's largest manufacturing partners is Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd, commonly known by the trade name Foxconn. Tonight, it's expected that Foxconn representatives, President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will announce a new Foxconn plant to be located in Wisconsin.

While Foxconn assembles iPhones and other products for Apple, it's unknown if Apple will have any part in the production at the plant. For example, several reports have said that the new plant would be used to create large-format TV displays, something that Apple doesn't currently sell nor have any plans to market. 

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump made one of his patented tweets, saying that Apple was going to bring three "big, big, big" plants to the US. Since Apple doesn't assemble its own products, it's likely he...

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07:50
New Cochlear hearing implant tech will stream...




An upcoming Cochlear sound processor -- the Nucleus 7 -- will reportedly let people stream audio directly to hearing implants from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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07:43
Apple and Cochlear team up on made-for-iPhone...

We've known that Apple has an interest in iOS-based hearing aids for some time, as they've worked with various manufacturers to bring these devices to the market. Now, Cochlear has teamed up with Apple to make the first cochlear implant sound process...

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07:32
News: Apple releases third round of public betas for...

Apple has released a third series of public betas for iOS 11 and tvOS 11, as usual addressing a number of issues in the prior developer previews and moving all three of the operating systems closer to their expected release this fall. The release notes continue to list a large number of known issues that are still pending. To enroll in Apple’s public beta program, visit the company’s website....

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07:31
Foxconn manufacturing plant in Wisconsin expected to...




Whether or not Apple products will actually be built there, a new facility from the company's key manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is reportedly in the works for the state of Wisconsin, and set to be announced later this evening.

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07:21
Watch Elon Musk's Boring elevator hide a car...

Elon Musk is once again updating everyone on the progress of his tunnel-digging operation's first segment. Judging from his latest vid, even the process of entering the underground route will be more elaborate than what we're currently used to. Fitti...

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07:15
Jony Ive talks Steve Jobs's vision for Apple...




A wide-ranging conversation with Apple's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive discusses how the ultimate execution of Apple Park hews very close to founder Steve Jobs's vision for the project, and how he inspired Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, and vice versa.

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07:14
Fluent: Apple has some of the highest loyalty,...

Among major corporate brands, Apple has some of the highest loyalty and satisfaction rates with the U.S. public, according to a recent study by the Fluent marketing firm.

Based on June online polls of U.S. adults, using at least 2,000 to 3,000 completed surveys for each selected industry, Apple achieved a 91% loyalty score and 85% satisfaction score. In the study, Fluent included the “largest and most relevant” consumer industries. For each industry, it surveyed consumers about 15-20 of the largest brands. 

Here’s what Fluent has to say about Apple: “Apple remains the gold standard for practical innovation.  e brand continues to integrate more and more devices, ensuring that as consumers add to their Apple ecosystem (iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, etc.) they become increasingly dedicated to the brand’s signature experience.”

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07:13
Apple’s newest Apple Music commercial plays to...

[VIDEO] Billboard:

Brantley Gilbert made the most of an opportunity on July 23, debuting a new, 60-second black-and-white Apple Music commercial during a NASCAR race that bore his name this year, the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400.

The spot will likely appeal to fans of both country and rock, two genres that trail pop and hip-hop in the penetration of streaming services. Shot over two days near Leiper’s Fork, Tenn., the video incorporates images of a wide-open field, motorcycles on a country road, rural neighbors in a small-town diner and an American flag, backed by snippets of Gilbert’s current single, “The Ones That Like Me,” plus Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Backseat Freestyle” and Steppenwolf’s “Born to Be Wild.” Other acts whose names are visible in Gilbert’s playlist include Johnny Cash, Metallica and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Apple Music touts a three-month free trial in the spot, after Gilbert delivers a simple...

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07:03
Comment: Is Trump’s claim about Apple building new...

President Trump claimed in a WSJ interview that Tim Cook has promised to build three large manufacturing plants in the U.S. – without specifying when this might happen, where they might be located or what they might make.

“I spoke to [Mr. Cook], he’s promised me three big plants—big, big, big,” Mr. Trump said as part of a discussion about business-tax reform and business investment. “I said you know, Tim, unless you start building your plants in this country, I won’t consider my administration an economic success. He called me, and he said they are going forward.”

But there is every reason to doubt this, no persuasive reason to believe it – and little basis for believing it would matter much even if it were true …

more…

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07:03
How Jony Ive masterminded Apple’s new headquarters

Christina Passariello, Wall Street Journal:

Apple Park is unlike any other product Ive has worked on. There will be only one campus—in contrast to the ubiquity of Apple’s phones and computers—and it doesn’t fit in a pocket or a hand. Yet Ive applied the same design process he brings to technological devices: prototyping to minimize any issues with the end result and to narrow what he calls the delta between the vision and the reality of a project. Apple Park is also the last major project Ive worked on with Steve Jobs, making it more personal for the man Jobs once called his “spiritual partner.”

So far, so good. But:

With Apple Park, Ive is ensconced as master of the house, which means he has also inherited the burden of proving that Apple’s best days aren’t behind it. Apple hasn’t had a breakthrough product since Jobs died. The iPhone’s sales growth has stalled, and expectations are high that a 10th-anniversary phone will arrive later this year and will be...

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07:02
News: Trump claims Apple is building ‘three big...

President Donald Trump told The Wall Street Journal that Apple CEO Tim Cook has committed the company to building “three big plants, beautiful plants” in the U.S. While Apple has reportedly discussed having its manufacturing partners move some of their facilities to the U.S., Apple has never publicly expressed any plans to open facilities in the U.S. In January, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said his company is considering a $7 billion investment…

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07:02
Apple ordered to pay university a tiny $506 million...

Apple is no stranger to patent lawsuits, but the tech giant has been dragged through the mud again after a judge added a hefty additional fine to a case originally heard in 2015. The company has been ordered to pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Found...

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06:57
Apple worked with hearing-aid firms on direct...

A report on the latest cochlear implants from hearing-aid manufacturer Cochlear has revealed that Apple worked on Bluetooth protocols for direct connection to iPhones – and now licenses it to manufacturers free of charge.

Cochlear implants are used by people who are profoundly deaf, and need to be surgically implanted into the ear. They usually connect to phones via an external device, which are quite obtrusive. What Apple has developed in conjunction with manufacturers of the devices is to eliminate that intermediary device, allowing direct connection to an iPhone …

more…

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06:53
Apple ranks among 'Best-in-Class' brands...




Among major corporate brands, Apple has some of the highest loyalty and satisfaction rates with the U.S. public, according to the results of a recent survey.

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06:44
∞ Foxconn decision to invest in Wisconsin said to be...

Dave here. I’ve been reading the Wisconsin papers as of late. The state is going gaga over the likelihood that Foxconn will build and operate a factory somewhere in the state.

From this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article:

Foxconn Technology Group will make a midweek announcement in Milwaukee that Wisconsin is the company’s choice, or at least its leading choice, for a huge new electronics factory, a source told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday.

And:

A second source separately told the Journal Sentinel that Foxconn would announce its plans for Wisconsin this week, but didn’t know where the announcement would be made.

And:

WISN radio talk show host Mark Belling said an announcement that Wisconsin has been chosen by Foxconn will be made Thursday at the Milwaukee Art Museum...

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06:41
Xiaomi's answer to Alexa is a $45 smart speaker

Xiaomi's Mi division, which sells some accessories in the US but still no phones, is getting into smart speakers. It just unveiled the Mi AI Speaker, its equivalent to Amazon's Alexa, Google Home and other personal assistant-type models. However, it...

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06:39
Nintendo's mobile sales surge 450% on strength...




Though the real standout was its hot selling hybrid Switch console and assorted software, mobile games were a very strong performer for Nintendo last quarter, with income surging a whopping 450 percent year over year.

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06:31
Market Watch: The Apple Car could run traditional...

Vitaliy Katsenelson, Market Watch:

I had this “Aha!” moment recently when I visited a Tesla store and saw its cars’ power train. It looks just like a skateboard — basically a flat slab of metal (which houses the battery), four wheels, and an electric engine the size of a large watermelon. That’s it — the Tesla has only 18 moving parts.

Many Tesla showrooms have that full size power train on display. It really is something to behold, a marvel of efficiency.

If both Tesla and Apple bypass the dealership model, the GMs of the world will be at an even larger competitive disadvantage. They will have to abandon the dealership model too. Yes, I know, selling cars directly to consumers is not legal in many states, but if the U.S. Constitution could be amended 27 times, the law on car sales (which is an artifact of the Great Depression) can be amended as well. The traditional dealership model is unlikely to survive anyway, as its economics dramatically degrade in the...

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06:29
Cochlear introduces Made for iPhone cochlear implant...

Cochlear Limited, which specializes in implantable hearing solutions, has introduced the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor. 

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June, it’s the world's first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor and the smallest and lightest behind-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor available on the market, according to Chris Smith, Cochlear CEO and president. With the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor, people with a Cochlear Nucleus Implant can now stream sound directly from a compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch directly to their sound processor.

They’llalso be able to control, monitor and customize their hearing on their iPhone or iPod touch through the Nucleus Smart App, a free download at the Apple App Store. The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor offers a range of features with the app. A Hearing Tracker feature records coil-offs time (each time the sound processor...

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06:20
Verified Twitter users have their very own dating app

Just like the rest of us, celebrities yearn for love too. These days most people seeking romance (and other pursuits) can turn to a dating app. But a traditional Tinder account is just too basic for the rich and famous (especially if they want to hoo...

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06:16
Phiaton introduces the BT 390 foldable headphones

Phiaton Corp. has introduced the latest addition to its line of wireless headphones and earphones: the BT 390. Featuring Bluetooth 4.1 and crafted with a “minimalistic exterior and easy-to-carry design,” the new foldable headphones are available in black and white for $79 on Amazon.

The compact BT 390 wireless headphones purportedly offer a long battery life for 30 hours of non-stop music playing time, while 40mm drivers deliver an optimized vibration system. Oversized Neodymium magnets are designed to provide a rich, commanding bass.

The BT 390 boasts padded ear and head pads. The headphones are equipped with multifunction buttons and a microphone on the ear cups for wireless control of music and phone calls. Multipoint technology connects any two Bluetoothenabled devices at the same time, and Everplay-X technology keeps the music going even if the headphones’ battery runs out, or the audio device isn’t Bluetooth...

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06:15
macOS: Use Terminal to Send Help Viewer to the Back

The Mac’s Help Viewer window always floats on top of other apps, unless you know Melissa Holt’s trick for making it behave.


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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Final Draft 10

Today in iLounge Deals, you can pick up Final Draft 10 for only $149.99 — that’s 40% off the regular price — and iLounge readers can even take an additional 15% off of that with the coupon code FINALDRAFT15. Used by 95% of film and television producers, this highly-acclaimed app has become the standard for professional screenwriters and studios around the world. Final Draft automatically paginates your script to entertainment industry standards…

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06:00
Waze joins Google Maps on Android Auto

Google Maps has become the de facto way to get from point A to point B. But for commuters and Uber/Lyft drivers, Waze -- with Google's transit information overlaid and crowdsourced data -- has become invaluable. The only problem is that while Google...

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06:00
Sync passwords on every device with RoboForm...

Sometimes you have to have just about every type of device made: Mac, Windows PC, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android. If you're that kind of person,  you probably also have tons of online accounts and a variety of passwords. Keep those passwords in sync on every device with RoboForm Everywhere, which we have a deal on this week with a 4-year subscription for just $29.95.

Unlike some other password managers that just work with Mac and iOS, RoboForm Everywhere is truly cross-platform. The feature list for this app is robust!

  • Automatically remembers your passwords for every site you enter one & logs you in w/ a single click
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05:57
Foxconn not ready to talk about location, jobs...




Following a the presidential decree that Apple stands poised to open a trio of factories in the U.S. very soon, Foxconn has declared that it is not ready to announce any plans at this time until deals are finalized.

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05:50
O2 eases roaming strain by secretly throttling data...

On June 15th, mobile roaming was more or less abolished across the EU. Great news for anyone wanting to drum up Instagram envy with their holiday snaps, but it's easy to forget the technical challenges -- all of a sudden, cell towers have to deal wit...

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05:40
Federal judge slaps Apple with a $506 million fine...

U.S. District Judge William Conley of Wisconsin has entered a $506 million judgment against Apple for infringing a computer processor patent owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), more than double what a jury awarded the organization in damages in October 2015, reports the Law360 website.

The judge, in his determination, said WARF is owed additional damages plus interest because Apple continued to use the patented technology without license until the IP expired in December 2016. In early 2013, WARF filed a lawsuit saying that Apple's A7 processor (which is now up to version A10) infringed a university-developed patent that improves "the efficiency and performance of contemporary computer processors...

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05:32
USB 3.2 doubles your connection speeds with the same...

Your future computer or phone will be capable of stupidly fast transfer speeds. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group unveiled the USB 3.2 specification that effectively doubles the current USB 3.1 spec by adding an extra lane. As such, it will allow for two la...

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05:21
Jony Ive shares new details about Apple Park in WSJ...

In a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple’s design chief Jony Ive details various elements of Apple Park including a few tidbits we haven’t heard before. Ive’s interview will be the cover story on the WSJ Magazine’s August issue.

Although the piece does not say when Apple Park will be fully up and running, it does say that Ive’s design team will move over in the fall, scheduled as ‘one of the last’. This suggests that Apple is aiming to have all employees at Apple Park by the end of the year.

more…

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05:15
Adobe announces “end of life” date for Flash Player...

Adobe’s Flash Player now has an end date: the end of 2020.

Adobe says it’s working with companies including Apple and Google to prepare for the upcoming death of Flash, as quoted here:

Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.

Leading up to the end of 2020 and the death of Flash Player, Adobe has stated that it will continue to support the plug-in with both security and browser compatibility updates. In some regions where older, insecure versions of Flash are heavily distributed, however, Adobe plans to ramp up EOL efforts “more aggressively” as part of the effort.

Apple had the following to offer regarding the overall transition...

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05:00
USB Promoter Group announces USB 3.2 protocol, cites...

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, comprising Apple, HP, Intel, Microsoft, and other companies, today introduced an upcoming USB 3.2 specification, which will eventually replace the existing USB 3.1 specification upon release.

While the increase is relatively incremental, the group stated that the USB 3.2 protocol will allow for either two lanes of 5Gb/s or two lanes of 10Gb/s operation.

With support for two lanes of 10Gb/s transfer speeds, performance is essentially doubled over existing USB-C cables.

The USB Promoter Group stated that a USB 3.2 host connected to a USB 3.2 storage device will be capable of 2GB/sec data transfer performance over a USB-C cable certified for USB SuperSpeed 10Gb/s USB 3.1, while also remaining backwards compatible with earlier USB devices.

Along with two-lane operation, USB 3.2 continues to use SuperSpeed USB layer data rates and encoding techniques and will introduce a minor update to hub specifications for seamless...

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