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Saturday March 25

Smartphone size preference size remains stable at 5-...

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

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

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

As in 2015, almost half...

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Apple patent involves sound effects on iOS devices

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,602,929) for “techniques for presenting sound effects on a portable media player.” The sound effects can be output as audio sounds to an internal speaker, an external speaker, or both. 

In addition, the audio sounds for the sound effects can be output together with other audio sounds pertaining to media assets (e.g., audio tracks being played). In one embodiment, the sound effects can serve to provide auditory feedback to a user of the portable media device. A user interface can facilitate a user's selection of sound effect usages, types or characteristics.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that users often interact with media players (thinkt the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) while wearing earphones or headphones. In such case, the users will likely not be able to hear any auditory feedback, such as "click" sounds from a piezoelectric device. What’s more, the user might also be listening to audio sounds via the earphones or...

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HoudahGeo 5.1.8

Improves performance when loading a large Apple Photos library. ($39 new, free update, 21.7 MB)


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Get Free Bitcoins from 12 Faucets That (Still) Pay

We’ve put together a Bitcoin Faucet Guide with 12 faucets that we’ve confirmed pay out when and how they say they will. Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Updated our testing list, as well as a faucet that missed payments.]

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Friday March 24

Apple's 2017 iPad vs. 2016 9.7" iPad Pro:...

Paying $270 more for the same size iPad with roughly similar specs can be a tough pill to swallow -- AppleInsider examines the differences between the new 2017 9.7-inch iPad, and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro from March 2016.

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This week on AI: Apple's $329 'budget...

It was a very busy week for Apple, headlined by several surprise announcements on Tuesday, including a new "budget" iPad and a (Product)Red iPhone 7. A hacking group tried to hold Apple iCloud accounts hostage, and WikiLeaks released details of Mac and iOS exploits used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency -- just for a start.

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PopChar X 7.7

Final maintenance update before release of version 8 later this year resolves a number of bugs. (€29.99 new, free update, 4.6 MB)


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Steve Wozniak Accepts Award from Startup World Cup,...

Steve Wozniak spoke at the Startup World Cup Finale Friday, where he talked about Apple’s early days, his own even earlier days, startup value, and some of the lessons he’s learned along the way. At the end of his keynote, he was presented with a miniature version of the Startup World Cup itself, which he accepted saying, “This one’s for Apple.”

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Super Mario Run 2 is Out Just in Time to Eat Up Your...

Nintendo released Super Mario Run 2 for the iPhone and iPad just in time for the weekend. The update for the Mario runner game lets you unlock more levels without paying by completing a Bowser challenge, adds new Yoshi colors for Toad Rally and makes it easier to win rally tickets, and improves overall game play. You can download Super Mario Run for free, and unlocking all of the levels costs US$9.99 as an in-app purchase.

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Macworld’s April Digital Edition: The State of...

Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition.

In the April issue

We look at the state of the Apple HomeKit market and imagine future iOS devices. Plus, read about our favorite gear and apps for travel photography.

Also in this month’s issue:

Mac User: Apple’s new HQ, Apple Park, will open in April

iOS Central: 5 things the iPad Pro needs instead of skinnier bezels

• Working Mac: Connecting an Apple LED Cinema Display to a USB-C MacBook or MacBook Pro?

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Group Demands Apple Pay Ransom for iCloud Credentials

Apple has received a ransom threat from a hacking group claiming to have access to data for up to 800 million iCloud accounts. The hackers, said to be a London-based group called the "Turkish Crime Family," have threatened to reset passwords and remotely wipe the iPhones of millions of iCloud users if Apple fails to hand over a total of $700,000. They have given the company an ultimatum to respond by April 7. Apple reportedly has denied that the group succeeded in hacking its systems.

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Apple Releases Swift Playgrounds 1.2 with Support...

Apple’s promised Swift Playgrounds 1.2 update is out with localized support for Simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Latin American Spanish. The iPad app teaches coding skills for Apple’s Swift language so you can design you own apps for personal use or sale on the App store. It includes lessons and examples, along with templates to get you started on your own projects—and now you can learn in five more languages. Swift Playgrounds 1.2 is free and requires an iPad running iOS 10.0 or newer.

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A Robotics Competition You Should Totally Check Out

If you love robots, there are a bunch of robotics competitions happening across the United States right now. Jeff Butts has all of the details about this steamworks-themed event pitting high school students against the clock and their opponents.

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Apple updates iTunes eliminating a hidden feature

Apple today released a revised version of iTunes 12.6, which appears to eliminate a hidden option that may have accidentally been built into the software release.

Shortly after the original release of iTunes 12.6 on Tuesday, a reddit user discovered a “Show on Profile Page” toggle on a Playlist edit page.

Apple is quite clearly looking at social networking in iTunes once again. It makes me cringe to think that they are still trying to be social with music. I suppose it’s another place they can push artists that they pay millions of dollars to have exclusive rights to their music.

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What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original...

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a few things planned before that and we have some hints about what to expect in the future.

Apple’s first original content starting with TV shows will launch on Apple Music next month, an expansion for Beats 1 is in the works, and tweaks to the Apple Music app to better highlight video content are incoming. Head below for our look at what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1:


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The Week in iOS Apps: Learn to play a musical...

Name that tune!

Image by Rob Schultz/Macworld

This week’s roundup includes two apps that help you learn to play keyboard and guitar. Got a song in your heart? Read on!

Chordana Play

Image by Chordana

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Default Folder X 5.1.4

Brings a number of improvements and bug fixes to the Open/Save dialog enhancement utility. ($34.95 new, free update, 6.4 MB)


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AWT News Update: March 24, 2017

We're going into the weekend with a bit of news; some of it is upbeat, while some should be taken seriously:

  • Apple has added over 30 more financial institutions to its list of Apple Pay providers
  • A second update of iTunes 12.6 was released this week after a non-functional control was spied by a number of users. That control could be pointing to a future profiles functionality for Apple Music
  • ZDNet confirms that at least some of the iCloud credentials being held for ransom by the so-called "Turkish Crime Family" hacker group are valid -- it's time to change your iCloud password if you haven't lately

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


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New Apple Park drone footage reveals occupied...

Following a break in nasty weather, the latest drone footage of Apple Park shows yet more landscaping progress, an occupied research and development building, and the removal of most of the heavy-lifting machinery from the campus.

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Would you pay a monthly fee for an ad-free Twitter w...

Last night, a report emerged claiming that Twitter was mulling the possibility of launching a subscription tier of its social network. The new service is said to be targeting professionals, including journalists and news organizations. Though, the feature is not yet believed to be in development, but rather Twitter is mulling the possibility of integrating such a service into Tweetdeck.

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Coming Soon To Your iPhone: Over 70 New Unicode 10...

Unicode 10 will be launched in June and it will include a bunch of new, awesome emojis. There are 69 new emojis in total, and some or all of them may eventually make their way into iOS 11. Someone made mockups on Emojipedia in Apple’s style, let’s check them out.

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed...

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

WikiLeaks released a new set of files Thursday that supposedly came from the CIA. They contain details about the agency’s alleged malware and attack capabilities against iPhones and Mac computers.

The documents, dated 2012 and earlier, describe several “implants” that the CIA can install in the low-level extensible firmware interface (EFI) of Mac laptop and desktop computers. These EFI rootkits allow the agency's macOS spying malware to persist even after the OS is reinstalled.

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Customizing the Services Menu Helps You Optimize...

Hidden within macOS is an often-ignored item that can really speed things up. In this Quick Tip, Jeff Butts explores the Services menu and how it can help you really optimize macOS.

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Hands-on with Nike’s Pure Platinum, Anthracite, and...

As was noted during Apple’s barrage of press releases on Tuesday, you can now purchase Nike’s Apple Watch Sport Bands separately. Previously, customers had to purchase the Apple Watch Nike+ hardware itself in order to score one of the breathable bands with compression-molded perforations.

In this post, we go hands-on with all three of the Nike Sport Bands, which include Pure Platinum/White, Anthracite/Black, and Black/Volt. Watch our hands-on video for a look at each individually packaged band. more…

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Apple reissues iTunes 12.6, removes mysterious...

Apple on Friday took the unusual step of reissuing Tuesday's iTunes 12.6 update, stripping out a "Show on Profile Page" toggle that may have accidentally hinted at plans for Apple Music.

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To punish Symantec, Google may distrust a third of...

Google is considering a harsh punishment for repeated incidents in which Symantec or its certificate resellers improperly issued SSL certificates. A proposed plan is to force the company to replace all of its customers’ certificates and to stop recognizing the extended validation (EV) status of those that have it.

According to a Netcraft survey from 2015, Symantec is responsible for about one in every three SSL certificates used on the web, making it the largest commercial certificate issuer in the world. As a result of acquisitions over the years the company now controls the root certificates of several formerly standalone certificate authorities including VeriSign, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL.

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News: Report confirms legitimacy of at least some of...

At least some of the iCloud account credentials that a group of hackers are holding for ransom appear to be legitimate, according to an investigation by ZDNet. A London-based group of hackers calling themselves the “Turkish Crime Family” claimed earlier this week to have gained access to millions of iCloud accounts, threatening to remotely wipe victims’ devices unless Apple paid a large ransom. While Apple later indicated that there…

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9to5Rewards: iFixit Pro Tech Toolkits [Giveaway]

For this week’s 9to5Rewards, we’re giving away some iFixit swag, straight from the website that’s best known for their teardowns of iPhones, Android phones and other gadgets. This week we’re giving away about a few repair kits to three lucky 9to5Google readers…

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Opinion: A budget-focused 12.9-inch iPad would be a...

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro is a fantastic entertainment device for content consumption. Videos are TV-sized, photos are highly detailed, and web pages fill the screen. But its $800+ price makes it hard to justify as a just-for-fun tablet. That could change if Apple applied the same strategy to the 12.9-inch iPad that it used on the new $329 9.7-inch iPad this week.


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Gear: iClever BoostCube Dual Port USB Wall Charger

iClever’s released an upgraded version of its BoostCube Dual USB Wall Charger, providing you with an inexpensive yet reasonably attractive charging option for your iPhone, iPad, and other USB electronic devices. Capable of supplying a total of 24W of power across its pair of 5V/2.4A USB ports, you’ll be able to recharge even two iPads simultaneously at the fastest speeds possible.

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If You Haven’t Changed Your iCloud Password in the...

Trying to extort money out of Apple by threatening to wipe out iCloud accounts and reset iPhones is a business model the Turkish Crime Family hacker team will likely learn is flawed at best, but there it is a great reminder to change your online passwords regularly. The list of iCloud logins the group has looks to be at least two years old, so if you haven’t changed your password more recently than that, it’s time right now.

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The Senate strikes a blow against Internet privacy;...

Yesterday wasn't a good day for Internet privacy regulation. The Senate voted to make it easier for ISPs like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T to track and share sensitive information about their customers without permission. This puts people at risk of increased identity theft, data breach, and financial fraud. Here's what you can do to protect yourself:

First: Use a VPN (virtual private network) like the macOS compatible TunnelBear or iOS compatible...

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Apple World Today Video Tip: Enabling one-finger...

Sometimes making a screenshot on an iPhone or iPad can be a frustrating exercise in making sure that you press the power button and home button at the right time. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to take an iOS screenshot with just one tap? Today I'll show you how to do just that in this AWT video tip:

Subscribe to the Apple World Today YouTube channel for more video tips, and be sure to join us for AWT TV on Monday night

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T-Mobile intros new network tech to protect...

T-Mobile has began rolling out Scam ID and Scam Block to customers to safeguard them from scam calls. With Scam ID, customers are automatically alerted when an incoming call is likely a scam. 

When customers enable Scam Block, T-Mobile will stop scam calls before they ever reach them. These free new customer protection features are powered by patent-pending T-Mobile technology built right into the Un-carrier’s advanced network, which also means scam blocking works on every single phone on T-Mobile’s network, says Neville Ray, chief technology officer for T-Mobile.

“Every year, three out of four people in the US get at least one scam call—and fraudsters cheat consumers out of more than half a billion dollars per year. It’s insane – so we had to do something to protect our customers!” he adds. “So the T-Mobile team designed a brilliant set of patent-pending technologies — then built them directly into our network, so there’s nothing customers have to do.” 


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SD Clone 3: Backup and Clone SD Cards with Ease

My thanks to Twocanoes Software for sponsoring The Loop with SD Clone 3 this week.

If you do any projects that use SD cards (like the Raspberry Pi), check out SD Clone. SD Clone makes an exact copy of your SD card right on your Mac and makes it easy to restore back to either a single SD card or multiple SD cards at once. You’ve spent a lot of time getting a Raspberry Pi project exactly right and want to make an image of your SD card to protect all that work. SD Clone makes creating an image simple. If you want to make multiple of copies of that SD card to start shipping your project, SD Clone restores up to 8 SD cards at once, making it super fast to do something that was slow and painful before. SD Clone can also check any SD card to make sure it is not failing or isn’t a counterfeit. Learn about these features and more here.

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Hands-on: Calendars 5, a powerful yet simple iPhone...

All Calendars 5 lacks for the Apple faithful is a Mac version -- AppleInsider schedules some meetings to see if that's an issue or not.

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App Store Quality Issues, Change Your iCloud...

Apple’s App Store has loads of apps, but that doesn’t mean they’re all great or easy to find. Dave Hamilton and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to discuss the quality issues they’re seeing on the App Store, plus they explain why changing your iCloud password right now is a good idea.

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Apple Pay ‘State of the Union’ report details...

Apple Pay has been steadily growing as Apple continues to add support for new banks and rolls out the service to users in more countries, but we have less data on how much its been adopted in retail and among users. Giving some insight to usage, Apple analyst Gene Munster at Loup Ventures today released his “Apple Pay State of the Union” giving a look at adoption among retailers and much more.

Using the Internet Retailer top 100, the data shows retailer adoption as a percentage of potential adoption. The adoption includes all possible points of adoption for the platform including point of sale, in app, and through Apple Pay on the web for website checkout on both mobile and desktop browsers. Among the numbers, 31% have implemented at least one point of adoption, while an impressive 44% of the Internet Retailer 100 have adopted Apple Pay at point of sale. A similar 40% have...

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IK Multimedia's iRig Mic Studio: A powerful...

Those of us who do a lot of audio recording usually have big "studio mics" to work with, but those rigs -- usually attached to a flexible arm with a pop filter attached -- aren't exactly portable. Recording away from the office or studio doesn't mean you have to give up a quality microphone, though. Today I'm looking at the IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio (US$179, as low as $144.06 through affiliate link. Apple World Today will receive remuneration from affiliate purchases), a small microphone with big sound.


The iRig Mic Studio packs a 1-inch electret condenser capsule and a 24-bit converter with a 44.1/48Khz sampling rate into a small package that can fit comfortably into any computer or instrument bag. It features a preamp, integrated headphone output (perfect if you want to record music or voice with an iPhone 7), and small dials for onboard gain control and...

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Tool may finally let you stream its brooding art...

A number of artists who were initially opposed to streaming services wind up with their music available there for one reason or another. The music of both The Beatles and Prince is now available for streaming after both were holdouts for a long time....

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How to enable T-Mobile’s new robocall protection to...

As part of an industry-wide fight against robocalling, T-Mobile is introducing new technologies today to help consumers fight against phone call scams.

Using patent-pending technology, T-Mobile is rolling out features that will integrate directly into the Un-carrier’s network. No apps to download, no settings to configure, simply dial a number to enable the protection.


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9to5Toys Lunch Break: SanDisk 128GB USB 3.0 Flash...

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SanDisk’s ultra portable 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive...

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US Senate votes to allow ISPs to sell personal data...

The U.S. Senate has voted in favor of overturning privacy rules instituted by the Federal Communications Commission in 2016, which -- if the measure survives a second vote in the House of Representatives -- will allow internet service providers to sell customer data to advertisers without people having a say.

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Analyst predicts iPhone 8 ‘super cycle’ will push...

Continuing the trend, another analyst today is out with his bullish expectations for Apple and the upcoming iPhone 8. As noted by CNBC, Nomura Instinet investor Jeffrey Kvaal has raised his target price for AAPL from $150 to $165 based on the expected iPhone 8 super cycle…


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Apple Store Online, (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7, New 9.7-...

As expected, Apple’s online store is back up and running, and you can buy the new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and 9.7-inch iPad today. That doesn’t, however, mean you can get one in your hands today—unless you’re looking for the red iPhone and can get to your local Apple retail store.

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∞ iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED and iPad available to order

The iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED and iPad were announced earlier this week, and both products are now available to order from Apple’s online store. I did an unboxing of the new iPhone 7 if you’re interested in seeing what it looks like before you buy.

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Happy Hour Podcast 112 | iPhone 7 goes (RED), the ‘...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the first PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7, the new $329 iPad, and Apple Watch updates. 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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Apple’s Product(RED) iPhone and new 9.7-inch iPad...

If Apple’s shiny new red iPhone 7 caught your eye on Tuesday when it was first announced, grab your wallet—it’s now officially on sale, as of 8:01 a.m. Pacific/11:01 a.m Eastern on Friday. Also available now is the new 9.7-inch iPad, which replaces the iPad Air 2. 

The Product(RED) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are exactly like the existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, just in a new color—an aluminum red backing with a white front bezel—and Apple donates a portion of each Product(RED) device sale to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS. Pick between the 128GB iPhone 7 model for $749 and the 256GB model for $849; the iPhone 7 Plus will set you back $869 or $969, respectively. If you’re enrolled in the iPhone Upgrade Program, the cost of an unlocked...

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Some Of Hacker Group's Claim Of Having Access...

Earlier this week, a hacker group claimed that it had access to 250 million iCloud accounts. The hackers, who called themselves part of Turkish Crime Family group, threatened to reset passwords of all the iCloud accounts and remotely wipe those iPhones. Apple could stop them, they said, if it paid them a ransom by April 7. In a statement, Apple said, "the alleged list of email addresses and passwords appears to have been obtained from previously compromised third-party services," and that it is working with law enforcement officials to identify the hackers. Now, ZDNet reports that it obtained a set of credentials from the hacker group and was able to verify some of the claims. From the article: ZDNet obtained a set of 54 credentials from the hacker group for verification. All the 54 accounts were valid, based on a check using the site's password reset function. These accounts include "," dating back to 2011, and legacy "" and "" domains from as early as 2000...

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Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access...

Earlier this week, a hacker group claimed that it had access to 250 million iCloud accounts. The hackers, who called themselves part of Turkish Crime Family group, threatened to reset passwords of all the iCloud accounts and remotely wipe those iPhones. Apple could stop them, they said, if it paid them a ransom by April 7. In a statement, Apple said, "the alleged list of email addresses and passwords appears to have been obtained from previously compromised third-party services," and that it is working with law enforcement officials to identify the hackers. Now, ZDNet reports that it obtained a set of credentials from the hacker group and was able to verify some of the claims. From the article: ZDNet obtained a set of 54 credentials from the hacker group for verification. All the 54 accounts were valid, based on a check using the site's password reset function. These accounts include "," dating back to 2011, and legacy "" and "" domains from as early as 2000...

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News: New (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus,...

As expected, Apple has opened up online orders for its new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone SE models along with the new 9.7” iPad. It appears that the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone and iPhone SE models are available for in-store pickup at most Apple Retail Stores today, with online orders expected to arrive by the middle of next week. The new 9.7” iPad, on the other hand, does not appear to be available in stores as of yet; customers…

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Apple begins sales of (Product)Red iPhone 7, $329...

After a brief outage, the Apple online store is back online, and is now selling the (Product)Red iPhone 7, $329 iPad, 32 & 128GB iPhone SE, all of which were announced earlier this week.

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PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and new 9.7-inch iPad now...

Update: Red iPhone shipping estimates indicate Tuesday delivery, in-store pickup available as soon as today at some locations. The new iPad delivers March 31st – April 4th; in-store pickup not yet available.

The Apple Store website is back up as scheduled; you can now order the new red iPhone and the cheaper $329 iPad from the Apple Online Store. The red iPhone is available in 128 GB and 256 GB sizes only, which means the (RED) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are available from $749 and $849 respectively. Apple will donate some money to the PRODUCT(RED) charity for each device sold.

The new entry-level iPad costs $329 for the 32 GB WiFi model, featuring a brighter 9.7-inch display with an A9 SoC — about the same performance as the iPhone 6s. It goes up to $559 for the 128 GB model with cellular.



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The Apple Store is back online!

The Apple Store is back online! The Store was down for 6 hours and 6 minutes.

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MUL.MASH.TAB.BA.GAL.GAL turns Pong into a marvelous...

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

Yes, MUL.MASH.TAB.BA.GAL.GAL is the real name of an iOS game, and it’s a title that seems sure to either pique your curiosity or leave you confused and scratching your head. Since you’re reading this, I’ll assume it’s the former. What does the name mean? Well, it’s apparently Sumerian for Gemini, the twin stars of the zodiac, which correspond with the two paddles you control in the game.


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Microsoft Word macro malware automatically adapts...

A form of Word macro-based malware has been uncovered that can affect both macOS and Windows users when executed, with the malicious file modifying its attack method depending on which operating system it detects it is being run within.

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AAPL may increase dividends by 15% and accelerate...

Apple may be planning to increase its dividend by 15% and increase the funds allocated to its stock buyback program from $30B to $35B. This claim was made in an investment note by RBC analyst Amit Daryanani, seen by Business Insider … 


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US Senate votes to overturn Internet privacy rules...

The US Senate has voted to overturn Internet privacy rules introduced last year by the FCC – and to prevent the FCC from passing any further such rules in the  future.

Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services” (81 Fed. Reg. 87274 (December 2, 2016)), and such rule shall have no force or effect.

The issue will now face a second vote by the House of Representatives, and will become law if it is approved there …


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Industry so far 'lukewarm' towards Samsung...

Carriers and phone makers have so far largely ignored Samsung's efforts to promote its new battery testing procedure -- created in the aftermath of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 -- as a possible industry standard, a report said on Friday.

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An iMac with Retina 8K display would cost over $5,000

There have been rumors of an iMac with Retina 8K display. It’s probably coming, but don’t look for it until 2020. And if it came out now, most of us couldn’t afford it. 

How do I know? Dell has announced a 31.5-inch 8K monitor with a 279 PPI pixel density and 7680×4320 resolution that tops the Retina display of the iMac with 5K display, which has 5120 x 2880 resolution and 217 PPI . However, the monitor (pictured) will set you back a cool $4,999. 

That said, I still want an iMac with a 31.5-inch display. Even if it’s only a “measly”  5K display.

As for 8K televisions, Juniper Research forecasts that 8K smart TV shipments will grow more than threefold between...

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News: Apple Store down again ahead of new iPad,...

In an unusual move, Apple has taken the Apple Store offline for the second time this week in advance of today’s release of the new iPad and (PRODUCT)RED iPhone. Apple took its online store down early Tuesday morning in advance of the announcement of both products, indicating that they would go on sale at 8:01 AM PDT today. As all of the new products were already appearing on the Apple Store on Tuesday, most assumed that the ordering links would…

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Available on iTunes

It’s March 24th, and that means you can finally buy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Apple’s iTunes Store. Rogue One details the events leading up to the original Star Wars movie and follows the Rebels tasked with stealing the Death Star plans from the Empire. The movie is available in HD and SD, and includes plenty of extras. You can get your copy for US$19.99.

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My favorite early Apple Watch moment

David Chartier, writing about an experience at AltConf in 2015, when the Apple Watch was brand new:

It was a good keynote, but my favorite part happened in the Metreon theater. About 50 minutes in, a cacophony of Apple Watches all beeped nearly at once—according to the Activity features, it was time for us to stand.

Beautiful. A real moment in time.

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Dell launches ‘world’s first’ 31.5-inch 8K display,...

Whilst Apple is touting the LG 5K UltraFine as the best choice for pro Mac owners today, Dell is launching a ‘5K’ display of its own … $5K that is. Leapfrogging the market, the UltraSharp UP3218K is the ‘world’s first’ 8K consumer monitor with an insane 7680×4320 resolution.

With a screen size of 31.5 inches, the IPS panel touts a 279 PPI pixel density easily exceeding the Retina bar for desktop computer displays (the 5K iMac has 217 PPI). Available to order now from, it’s an amazing monitor (if you can ignore the hefty price tag).


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Boy, 4, uses Siri to help save mum’s life


A four-year-old boy saved his mother’s life by using her thumb to unlock her iPhone and then asking it to call 999.

Roman, who lives in Kenley, Croydon, south London, used the phone’s voice control – Siri – to call emergency services.

Police and paramedics were sent to the home and were able to give live-saving first aid to his mother.

Great story.

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A crucial strategy hidden in Apple’s latest launch

Anita Balakrishnan, CNBC:

Apple said on Tuesday that Swift Playgrounds would be available in Simplified Chinese. Swift Playgrounds is an app, only available on iPads, that helps kids learn to code through games. Not only does Playgrounds help kids learn to code, but it teaches them Apple’s new coding language, Swift, released in 2014.


Getting kids hooked has historically been part of Apple’s long game for the iPad — Steve Jobs once told Barack Obama that it was “absurd” that teachers still used chalkboards instead of iPads.

This is an important move that got little attention. This is Apple paying great attention to the details in opening up the iOS device market in China, paving the way via education. Smart.


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How to protect your iCloud account, as some hacked...

While the available evidence suggests that hackers have not gained direct access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts, some of the sample login credentials supplied by the group have been found to be valid. ZDNet, for example, used Apple’s password reset function to test 54 logins supplied by the hackers, and found that all of them worked.

Apple has said that there have been no breaches of its own systems, and that the credentials likely came from ‘previously compromised third-party services.’ Most of the account owners contacted by ZDNet lent weight to this claim …



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Apple patents accessory that embeds your iPhone into...

This is like an external keyboard case with a slot for an iPhone (or an iPad), except with this model, there’s an external display that is driven by the iOS device’s processor.

Neat idea. A bit of a missing link between iOS and macOS.

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Apple talking with Hollywood about early movie...

Apple is “pressing” Hollywood studios for earlier access to movies, reports Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people with knowledge of the matter.” If such a deal reaches fruition, first run movies might be available for rental on iTunes for $30.

21st Century Fox Inc., Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. and Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures all confirmed over the past week that they are looking to offer high-priced, home-video rentals of new movies shortly after they open in theaters. Some studio execs have been pushing to allow home rentals as early as two weeks after theatrical debuts and are considering a deal with iTunes as one option, according to Bloomberg. Of course, there’s always the possibility they instead choose another platform.

Hollywood studios typically give theaters exclusive rights to new movies for 90 days...

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Apple Online Store Down Ahead of (PRODUCT)RED iPhone...

Apple’s online store was replaced with a note saying “We’ve got something special in store for you” Friday morning, which is no surprise since today is they day the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and new 9.7-inch iPad go on sale. The online store will reopen at 8:01 AM pacific time.

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Pre-order Deal: $10 off every new 9.7-inch iPad at B...

Now is your chance to pre-order Apple's brand-new 9.7-inch iPad, which was announced on March 21, and save $10 instantly at B&H with free expedited shipping and no sales tax outside NY and NJ. Plus, shoppers can earn 5% in rewards points on every iPad pre-order with prices starting at $319.

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News: Daily Deal: Ztylus Stinger Car Charger...

Today in iLounge Deals, you can get the Ztylus Stinger Car Charger Emergency Tool for only $19.95. This 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 it. Get the Ztylus Stinger Car Charger Emergency…

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Ztylus Kamerar Zoom Lens Kit for iPhone 7 Plus: $31....

We have a deal for you today on the Ztylus Kamerar Zoom Lens Kit for iPhone 7 Plus. It includes a case and three lenses: Macro Zoom lens, Fisheye lens, and Telephoto lens. The case allows for quick changing of the lenses, and you can get it through our deal for $31.95.

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Become a WordPress guru with the Pay What You Want...

What's the world's most popular content management system? We'll give you a hint -- it's been around for since 2003, it runs many websites small and big, and it's incredibly powerful and flexible. The answer? WordPress. Whether you've been itching to start up your own website or want to improve your skills as a WordPress consultant, today's deal is perfect for you. It's our Pay What You Want 2017 WordPress Hero Bundle, and YOU name the price!

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Apple: reports of vulnerabilities of our products is...

Apple has issued a statement to TechCrunch in response to Thursday's WikiLeaks release of CIA-gathered iPhone and Mac exploits, saying a preliminary assessment reveals the vulnerabilities to be years old and long since patched. 

Here’s the statement: “We have preliminarily assessed the Wikileaks disclosures from this morning. Based on our initial analysis, the alleged iPhone vulnerability affected iPhone 3G only and was fixed in 2009 when iPhone 3GS was released. Additionally, our preliminary assessment shows the alleged Mac vulnerabilities were previously fixed in all Macs launched after 2013.

“We have not negotiated with Wikileaks for any information. We have given them instructions to submit any information they wish through our normal process under our standard terms. Thus far, we have not received any information from them...

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The very first arcade Easter egg and the quest to...

Fascinating post by Ed Fries, who led the team that created the original Xbox for Microsoft, on hearing the legend of the very first arcade Easter egg and his quest to track it down.

Great, great read with lots of detail and pictures.

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AppleInsider podcast talks (Product)Red iPhone 7,...

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor catch up on the latest iPads, iPhone, and the latest Apple acquisitions, and also talk Apple's efforts in social media.

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∞ The Apple Store is down, something special coming...

If you head over to the Apple Store, you’ll see this oddly specific message:

This coincides with the sale of the new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, 9.7-inch iPad, iPhone SE and iPad mini 4.

Is the shutdown purely to add these new items to the store, is there one last thing?

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Patent points towards possible Apple Watch feature...

This could be handy as well as increase your safety in the car.

A recently published patent application that was filed last fall and awarded today shows that Apple might refocus the Apple Watch to determine when you’re driving based on motion detection, then change what alerts are sent, how many you can receive, and where you receive them. Apple even considers which alerts may be too important to hide while driving:

In some embodiments, notifications are completely prevented while the user is controlling the vehicle. In other embodiments, high priority notifications such as emergency calls are permitted while low priority notifications such as incoming e-mails are suppressed.

Apple’s description within the patent describes how the feature could be customized by either the user or the car manufacturer.

As such, some amounts and types of notifications could be set by the user while the manufacturer controlled other alerts. In some embodiments, the...

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Apple acquires Workflow app, offers no long term...

This could be useful.

Apple has purchased the Workflow automation app, which allows iOS users to create and trigger a sequence of tasks to be performed across multiple apps with a single tap.

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

Workflow initially debuted a few years ago and won an Apple design award in 2015 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.

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

The app is available for free and requires iOS 8.0 or later to install and run.

Interestingly, Workflow has also been cited for its outstanding implementation for VoiceOver with clearly labeled items, thoughtful hints, and drag/drop...

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Apple patent would merge Apple Watch, CarPlay...

Apple has applied for a patent (number 20170082649) dubbed “detecting controllers in vehicles using wearable devices” that would merge Apple Watch and CarPlay functionality. Compatible with iPhone 5 and later models, CarPlay provides a simplified way to use your iPhone interface on a car’s touch screen, giving users access to Siri voice controls, as well as Apple Maps, Apple Music, Phone, Messages, and a variety of third party apps.

The patent involves techniques for determining whose controlling the vehicle (which, hopefully, is the driver!). However,  passenger may wish to enjoy full use of a wearable device (the Apple Watch, I assume), such as by interacting with applications, receiving notifications, or issuing commands by voice or touch. 

In contrast, a user controlling a vehicle may not want, or may not be able, to safely interact with the wearable device in the same ways that a passenger could. For example, a vehicle controller may not be able to take his or...

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Elgato’s Stream Deck gives gamers and YouTubers a TV...

If you’re a YouTube creator or a gamer who likes to livestream your play, Elgato has an interesting-looking gadget on the way. It provides a hardware keypad much like the ones used in broadcast TV studios, allowing you to instantly call up anything from starting or stopping a Twitch stream to dropping in intro and outro graphics …


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Leaked iCloud credentials obtained from third...

A group of hackers threatening to wipe data from Apple devices attached to millions of iCloud accounts didn’t obtain whatever log-in credentials they have through a breach of the company’s services, Apple said.

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

A group calling itself the Turkish Crime Family claims to have login credentials for more than 750 million, and email addresses, and the group says more than 250 million of those credentials provide access to iCloud accounts that don’t have two-factor authentication turned on.

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Twitter mulls an enhanced TweetDeck for power users...

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of its service.

The move by Twitter comes in the wake of its almost flat revenue growth and a lackluster increase in the number of its users in the fourth quarter in comparison to the company’s social networking peers like Facebook.

A subscription-based version of its service would be in line with the strategies of some other Internet services like Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, which offer additional features to paid users.

Twitter said in an emailed statement that it is conducting a survey “to assess the interest in a new, more enhanced version” of TweetDeck, the application for power users of Twitter that lets people monitor multiple timelines in one interface, manage multiple accounts and schedule tweets for posting...

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Perhaps Apple sees a macOS Workflow tool an...

Apple has acquired Workflow, an iOS tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. Could the utility come to macOS?

Apple seems to have lost interest in its AppleScript and Automator products. In November 2016 it was reported that Sal Soghoian’s position as product manager of Automation Technologies at Apple has been terminated, after nearly 20 years at the company.

AppleScript is a scripting language created by Apple and built into the Classic Mac OS since System 7 and into all versions of macOS. Automator is an application developed by Apple for macOS that implements point-and-click (or drag and drop) creation of workflows for...

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Touch ID and Siri enabled 4-year-old boy to call...

A four year old boy was able to call the emergency services after his mother lost consciousness, thanks to a combination of Touch ID and Siri.

Police report that the boy from just outside London first used his mother’s thumbprint to unlock her iPhone, then asked Siri to call 999 – the British equivalent of 911. Releasing a recording of the emergency call (below), they said that the boy’s actions enabled life-saving action to be taken …


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Forget turning an iOS device into a laptop; I want...

On March 23 I reported that Apple had filed for a patent (number 2017003048) dubbed “electronic accessory device” that would turn an iPhone or iPad into a full-fledged laptop. However, I like an idea I proposed over a year ago better: an “Apple Pod” with an Apple Display/Dock.

My (updated) idea would replace my iMac, my MacBook Pro and my iPad Pro. The Apple Pod itself would be basically the size of an iPad Pro (available in 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch versions), but with a 10TB flash drive (don’t laugh; we’ll eventually see laptops and tablets with such storage). It will run either a touchscreen version of macOS or a version of iOS that’s more keyboard-and-mouse oriented and more multi-tasking friendly. The Apple Pod will come in Wi-Fi and Wi‑Fi + Cellular versions and...

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Apple’s online store is offline until 8:01 a.m. (...

Apple’s online store is offline until 8:01 a.m. (Pacific), when the(PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus announced earlier this week goes on sale in more than 40 countries and regions around the world. 

The PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and will be available in 128GB and 256GB models for $749 and $869. The (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus will be available for$849 and $969 prices. 

Apple is also offering a lower priced ($329) 9.7-inch iPad to replace the iPad Air 2, as well as rolling out new storage options for the iPhone SE and the iPad mini 4.

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Apple Store is down, (RED) iPhone and $329 iPad on...

The Apple Store is down today, although it’s still several hours before the new products go on sale. The teaser message from Apple has actually been tweaked with new fonts and new text.

It notes to look out for the 8.01 AM PDT time, when the PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and the new cheaper iPad go on sale.


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The Apple Store is down!

The Apple Store is down! The average Store downtime is about 3 hours and 18 minutes.

What to do next?

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Open the alarm page in your browser to know exactly when the Apple Store comes back online
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Thursday March 23

Report verifies some iCloud credentials held by...

A hacker group attempting to hold Apple ransom with claims it has hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials in its possession recently sent a batch of 54 UK-based accounts for testing, all of which were deemed legitimate.

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Giveaway: Win a TS3 Lite Thunderbolt 3 dock from...

CalDigit is partnering with AppleInsider this week to give readers the chance to win one of three TS3 Lite docks featuring dual Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports, Gigabit Ethernet, DisplayPort and more.

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Twitter gauging interest in potential subscription...

Twitter is reportedly mulling the possibility of offering a premium version of Tweetdeck. According to a report from Reuters, Twitter recently started surveying users regarding the possibility of collecting subscription fees from users in exchange for additional features and analytics.


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Apple responds to latest WikiLeaks CIA document dump...

Apple issued a statement in response to Thursday's WikiLeaks release of CIA-gathered iPhone and Mac exploits, saying a preliminary assessment reveals the vulnerabilities to be years old and long since patched.

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Airpod Skins Add a Splash of Colorful Protection to...

Check out Airpod Skins, which the company described to me as “minimal color protectors for apple AirPods.” I’m sure there are folks who would be interested in helping to protect the finish of their AirPods, but I thought they simply look great. They’re a simple wrap available in a dozen colors, with some of those colors involving a fade from top to bottom. They’re priced at A$8.25 and are available now. Each order includes two sets, too.

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What feature would you most like to see included in...

As we near the release of iOS 10.3, attention is slowly turning towards iOS 11 and what features Apple has in store for the update. Apple will likely preview the next major iOS release at WWDC in June, subsequently releasing developer betas and later making it available to the public.

What feature do you most want to see come with iOS 11?


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Magnet For Mac is the window management tool i’ve...

I’ve been a Magnet user for years. I love it.

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Apple responds to hacker’s threat to wipe hundreds...

Want to be on the safe side? Enable two-factor authentication.

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Apple Explores Using An iPhone, iPad To Power a...

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple has filed a patent for an "Electronic accessory device." It describes a "thin" accessory that contains traditional laptop hardware like a large display, physical keyboard, GPU, ports and more -- all of which is powered by an iPhone or iPad. The device powering the hardware would fit into a slot built into the accessory. AppleInsider reports: While the accessory can take many forms, the document for the most part remains limited in scope to housings that mimic laptop form factors. In some embodiments, for example, the accessory includes a port shaped to accommodate a host iPhone or iPad. Located in the base portion, this slot might also incorporate a communications interface and a means of power transfer, perhaps Lightning or a Smart Connector. Alternatively, a host device might transfer data and commands to the accessory via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or other wireless protocol. Onboard memory modules would further extend an iOS device...

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Rare photos of 'Apple II Forever' media...

A set of photographs taken during Apple's 1984 announcement of the Apple IIc surfaced online on Thursday, showing company cofounders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak taking part in a media bonanza that would serve as a model of contemporary Apple keynotes.

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Niantic is back with a new festival for dedicated Pokémon GO collectors. The Water Festival officially kicks off today at 1 P.M. PDT and runs through March 29. Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and their assorted evolved forms will be appearing at... | Read more »
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Bean's Quest is a new take on both the classic platformer and the endless runner, and it's free on the App Store for the time being. Instead of running constantly, you can't stop jumping. That adds a surprising new level of challenge to the game... | Read more »
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Our last Bit City guide covered the basics. Now it's time to get into some of the more advanced techniques. In the later cities, cash flow becomes much more difficult, so you'll want to develop some strategies if you want to complete each level.... | Read more »

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