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Saturday July 11

10:00
'Pac-Man' Satellite to Munch on Space Junk


There are more than 300,000 pieces of debris larger than 1 cm circulating less than 2,000km above Earth, and EPFL is working on a solution to the problem. Its CleanSpace One satellite project has passed a milestone toward its goal of launching a cleanup satellite to capture and destroy its SwissCube, which has been orbiting Earth for more than five years. S3, which focuses on in-orbit delivery of small satellites, will invest about $16 million in the cleanup system, which eSpace likened to a Pac-Man gobbling up space debris.

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09:30
Caturday: Bubbling over with MacBook Pro love

Bubbles the cat. Photo courtesy of Ryley Johnson.

You're a cat, your human has just finished watching a movie on a MacBook Pro, and it's chilly. So what better spot is there to lay your head than on that warm MBP? This week's Caturday cat is Bubbles, who lives with AWT reader Ryley Johnson. Ryley says:

“I’ve been meaning to send you guys a few pictures of my cat with my MacBook Pro. The pictures were taken in the winter when it was cold and I had just got done watching a movie on my MacBook Pro. Bubbles was pretty smart and realized the laptop was warm, so she laid on my MacBook Pro for a while and it made for a few cute pictures.”

Bubbles the cat. Photo courtesy of Ryley Johnson

There it is, folks. Further proof that a) cats are smarter than humans, and b) that they somehow made humans design warm electronic thingies to lay on. I'm beginning to think that they control our minds... 

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09:30
3 amazing technologies that could be part of your...

That little computer you carry around in your pocket is already your camera, navigation device, instant messaging machine, ride-hailing tool and phone. But it's very possible that, in the not-so-distant future, what we now refer to as "smartphones" w...

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08:00
A collection of man-made 'music' and the...

As technology became a part of modern life in the 19th century, an increasing amount of scientific study led to breakthroughs in electronic sound engineering -- often as a byproduct of other research. Humans became enamored with the crystalline clari...

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07:16
Someone made real-life 'Splatoon' weapons

Sure, they're basically portable pressure-washer guns but they're still strong enough to knock a grown man on his ass....

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07:00
Gadget Ogling: Unobtrusive Audio, Connected Flora,...


Dot is billing itself as the world's smallest Bluetooth headset. That might be mere marketing claptrap, but there's no doubt it's an impressive piece of kit. It runs for six hours of playback and nine hours of call time before it needs to recharge, and it has an 80-hour standby time. When Dot does need more power, you can simply plug it into the protective case, which doubles as a portable charger -- perhaps the smartest idea Dot offers. It also promises crystal clear sound.

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05:59
OS X and built-in network troubleshooting

Peter Cohen talks about a shortcut for disconnecting from your network, as well as Apple’s built in network diagnostic utility.

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05:44
This week on AppleInsider: Thicker iPhones, new iOS...

An active news week saw the first public betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, new details about next-generation iPhones, and the release of Office 2016 for Mac.

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03:44
Apple reportedly making original music videos in-...

In an interesting development, Pitchfork reports that Apple is making music videos for artists in-house. It claims the music videos for Pharrell William’s ‘Freedom’, Drake’s ‘Energy’ and Eminem’s ‘Phenomenal’ were all made by Apple content studios. These artists have certainly helped with the Apple Music launch (with both Pharrell and Drake having their own radio show on Beats 1) so it wouldn’t be out of the question that Apple is ‘compensating’ them with produced music videos. It certainly seems like a good way of brokering a deal for music exclusivity.

Of course, the idea of Apple content creation is weird — especially in such a niche area of...

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03:17
Reuters: FTC investigating Apple App Store...


Freedom?

The US antitrust regulators are reportedly looking into Apple’s subscription service rules for the App Store are anticompetitive and illegal under US law, according to Reuters. The main issue of contention is that the standard streaming music price of $9.99 per month is not attainable for Apple Music competitors as App Store rules enforce a 30% cut of all revenues made from within apps.

This means that streaming companies either have to take on significant profit cuts to stay at the $9.99 mark or charge more in the App Store to account for the 30% margin. The argument is that consumers will not want to pay $12.99 (approximately $9.99...

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Friday July 10

21:41
Apple's App Store policies for streaming music...

Apple's content and media operations are once again under scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which is studying claims that iOS App Store policy is illegally stifling competition in the music streaming market, a report said Friday.

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20:35
Apple reportedly creating original music videos for...

A report on Friday claims Apple is producing in-house music videos and other content for chart-topping artists, including Eminem, Pharrell and Drake, the latter of which released such a video on Friday as an Apple Connect exclusive.

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17:52
Top iPhone case makers Otterbox and Mophie cut jobs

Top iPhone and iPad accessory makers Otterbox and Mophie both conducted job cuts this week, according to a pair of tips we received from a source. The source said that Otterbox cut 80 jobs, while Mophie let go of 60 employees. Both Otterbox and Mophie confirmed the job cuts to us today, with Otterbox claiming that its number was less than the 80 our source mentioned.

From an Otterbox spokesperson:

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17:21
Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen...

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed "staingate."

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15:27
Now you can explore Hacking Team's world of...

Plenty of ink has already been spilled about the Hacking Team's spectacular security meltdown, but why should the press have all the fun? WikiLeaks posted a searchable archive of over a million emails from the Italian IT firm last night, which means ...

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14:49
The Week in iOS Apps: The official Star Wars app...

The official Star Wars app finally arrives

This week's roundup includes the new Star Wars app, as well as photo, travel, and game offerings. May the Force be with you!

Halo Channel

The free Halo Channel app for iOS immerses you ever more deeply in the game’s universe — yes, there are gaming strategies and tutorials, but also “compelling additions to the Halo fiction and exclusive behind the scenes documentaries” to that make it possible to do nothing but think about Halo when you’re not actually playing it.

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14:48
Apple rumored to expand San Jose presence with new...

A report on Friday claims Apple recently signed the lease on a nearly 300,000-square-foot office and R&D complex in San Jose, Calif., as part of plans to expand into areas surrounding its home base in Cupertino.

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14:29
Ellen Pao out as Reddit CEO, co-founder Steve...

After an onslaught of user criticism this week, Ellen Pao has just stepped down as interim CEO of Reddit, with co-founder Steve Huffman taking over. It all started last weekend, when Reddit abruptly dismissed Victoria Taylor, the company's former dir...

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14:00
AWT News Update: July 10, 2015

What's news? Not much this Friday, but enough to record another episode of the AWT News Update:

  • The iPod line may get a much-needed refresh next Tuesday
  • Apple released a supplemental update to OS X El Capitan Beta 3 today
  • Apple Pay will be a star of the 2015 MLB All-Star Game and FanFest
  • The fruit company is leasing a huge space in San Jose, CA for unknown purposes
  • Samsung may move up its launch of the Galaxy Note 5 phablet to avoid being overshadowed by Apple's expected release of an iPhone 6s in September

The text version of the podcast is located below if you'd rather not listen to my voice...

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I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is a short AWT News Update for July 10, 2015. What’s...

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13:53
Amazon's Fling is its version of AirPlay and...

If you've been hoping for an AirPlay or Cast-like tool to beam content to your Amazon streaming gadgets, you'll soon be in luck. The company revealed its Fling feature this week, a tool that will allow developers to include a way to control media fro...

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13:27
Calendar app Sunrise starts integrating with Office...

Now that it owns Sunrise, the sleek and social calendar app, it makes sense for Microsoft to integrate it with its other productivity tools. That's why Sunrise now plugs directly into Office 365 on iOS, Android and the desktop, giving you access to a...

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13:00
'How to gross out coworkers,' or my time...

It seemed like a good idea at the time. I'd been meaning to lose some weight for a while and all the recent news about how sitting for extended periods of time is terrible for your health convinced me that a drastic change was necessary. So, the best...

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13:00
Review: Olloclip's new Ollocase and Active Lens

Olloclip ollocase and active lens. Photo ©2015 steven sande, all rights reserved.

Olloclip recently began shipping two new products in its line of iPhone photographic accessories; the Olloclip Active Lens (US$99.99) and the Ollocase for the iPhone 6/6 Plus ($19.99 when purchased with an Olloclip lens system, or $29.99 without).

For serious iPhone photographers, the line of clip-on accessory lenses from Olloclip is a must. But there’s always been one little problem — to use the lenses, the iPhone had to be carried without a protective case. Sure, one could always just pull the case off just before taking photos, snap on the Olloclip lenses, and then put the case back on afterwards, but that’s counterproductive to taking spur of the moment photos.

Ollocase

That’s where the...

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12:48
Hullo — Your favorite pillow. Guaranteed.

Thanks to Hullo for sponsoring The Loop this week. Have you ever slept on a buckwheat pillow? It’s kind of like a beanbag for your head. The hull fill supports your head and neck in a way that can’t be matched by traditional pillows.

Hullo’s features include:

  • Quality construction & organic materials
  • Breathable fill that provides cool comfort all night long. No more flipping to the cool side in the middle of the night!
  • American-made craftsmanship
  • Free shipping
  • 60-night money-back guarantee

Drop what you’re doing—go and check out Hullo. Try it for 60 nights. If it’s not your favorite pillow, return it for a refund. You can’t lose!

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12:23
Supplemental update for El Capitan beta fixes...

Just one day after launching a public beta of the operating system, Apple has released a "Supplemental Update" for OS X El Capitan, fixing a bug that could cause some 32-bit apps to crash.

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12:23
Senators want the FCC to look into broadband pricing

The net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission back in February permit it to examine cable and broadband pricing to ensure customers are treated fairly. Four Senators are urging Tom Wheeler and the FCC to do just that. The g...

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12:16
Updates Expand iBooks Author’s Reach

Recent updates to both iBooks on iOS and iBooks Author let you read Multi-Touch books on an iPhone and produce standard EPUBs with iBooks Author.

 

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12:09
Google releases ‘Ivy’ app for iOS, an experimental...



Google has quietly launched a new iOS app today called Ivy that it describes as an experimental big number calculator.

The minimalistic UI offers users arbitrary floating point formatting, big number logarithm, trigonometric functions, and exact ration arithmetic, according to the app’s release notes. Google says the app “uses exact rational arithmetic so...

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11:57
Here's where you can try on HTC's Vive VR...

If you're eager to try on HTC's Vive VR headset, which blew us away back at Mobile World Congress, you may soon have your chance. HTC just announced a world tour for the Vive, starting this week at San Diego Comic-Con, stretching all the way into the...

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11:45
Apple's new iPhones: Everything we know about...

Apple is widely expected to launch two new iPhones this fall, typically referred to as the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" -- but what do we know about them? AppleInsider gives you a rundown of what to anticipate from Apple's next-generation handsets.

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11:42
Apple releases supplemental update to El Capitan...

Just about 24 hours after Apple released the El Capitan public beta, the company has released a supplemental update for the Mac operating system.

According to Apple, the update fixes a problem that causes 32-bit applications to crash.

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11:20
Apple pushes “Supplemental Update” for OS X El...

Following yesterday’s release of the OS X El Capitan public beta, Apple has pushed out a small update to the operating system to address issues that could cause 32-bit apps to crash. The update is available to users on the public beta and those on the separate developer preview.

There’s also an update to the Samantha voice that improves pronunciation. You can download both updates through the Updates tab of the Mac App Store. OS X El Capitan was announced during WWDC...

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09:56
Apple Gives Fans a Taste of New OSes


Apple on Thursday released to consumers a preview of the latest versions of its mobile and desktop operating systems -- iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan -- which contain a number of new features, including a revamped two-factor authentication scheme. The latest release of iOS also contains two new smart folders. One automatically collects any photos captured with the front-facing camera in an iOS device -- which typically is used for selfies -- and the other aggregates any images used for screen shots.

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09:08
9to5Toys Last Call: 32GB Wi-Fi Flash Drive $30, Car...

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

Today’s can’t miss deals:
Last Call Updates:

3rd party Apple Watch bands prices are dropping: stainless steel ...

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09:03
No, Facebook isn't building an Apple Music rival

Facebook has big plans for music, but a streaming service isn’t on the agenda.

Instead, the social network is talking to the major record labels about licensing music videos to put in your News Feed. According to the New York Times, Facebook has no interest in taking on Apple Music or Spotify—its sights are set on YouTube, which has more than a billion users who rack up billions of video views per day.

Videos on Facebook garner more than a billion views per day, though the network uses autoplay, which likely sends that number higher than it would be otherwise. But Facebook has 1.4 billion monthly active users who might watch just as many videos as YouTubers do, if the content is there.

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08:47
Apple releases iOS 9, OS X 10.11 El Capitan public...

If you’re both brave of heart and hankering to play with the first public betas of Apple’s upcoming operating systems, your dreams have come true.

Apple has just released the first public betas of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9.

The iOS 9 beta build will allow early adopters to try out upcoming features, including new apps like News and a refreshed Notes, transit directions in Apple Maps, an improved Siri, a smarter search which lets you surface results from inside apps, and much more.

On the Mac end, El Capitan offers a variety of improvements to core features like Mission Control, Spotlight, native apps, including Safari, Mail, Maps, Photos, plus performance...

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08:27
Microsoft launches Office 2016 for Mac to Office 365...

Microsoft Office 2016 is here.

Or, at least, it’s arrived for Office 365 subscribers.

The new version of Microsoft Office has arrived with Microsoft citing support for Mac capabilities like Full Screen view, Multi-Touch gestures, full Retina display support as well as cloud support to allow Macs and assorted devices to work on documents.

New features include improved document commenting in Word, an improved formula builder for Excel, a new animation pane in PowerPoint, a reworked version of Outlook for email and OneNote, which allows quick, shared note creation between computers and devices as...

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08:18
MLB partners with MasterCard to accept Apple Pay...

People attending Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Cincinnati will be able to use Apple Pay to buy food and other goods, both during the game and at facilities set up for All-Star Week and the All-Star FanFest, which begins on Friday, according to an official announcement.

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08:04
Liner app now available for iOS, allows highlighting...

This is actually pretty neat.

Liner has released the Liner app for iOS. The application allows users to highlight & annotate text, share complete pages or phrases, function as a Safari extension, share to other apps with the share extension and save pages to to Liner app for later highlighting.

Liner also allows you to save and export to Evernote and support three highlight colors.

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

And, in the words of the mighty Erikka Innes, “why highlight the interesting stuff when you can just black out the boring stuff?”, which may be the best and worst...

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07:30
The Week in iPad Cases: WaterField’s elegant case...

...plus rugged cases, carry-all bags, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features multi-purpose protection from STM and CaseCrown, refined marble from Mikol, all-weather solutions from New Trent and Kensington, and much more.

CaseCrown

Made with durable canvas, the Campus North Messenger (iPad Air 2; $40) sports plenty of room for your iPad and your daily necessities.

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07:27
Rumor: Apple's next-gen iPod touch will gain 64...

Apple is expected to launch an updated iPod touch next week, a refresh that is likely to bring new colors and updated internals that reportedly include a move to a more recent 64-bit A-series application processor.

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07:22
∞ Third party stainless steel Apple Watch band, $36....

It was simply a matter of time before Apple Watch bands became a 3rd party commodity. I wasn’t expecting the price to drop so far, so quickly.

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07:17
MasterCard turns on Apple Pay for MLB All-Star Game...

MasterCard announced today that it’s turning on Apple Pay at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio just in time for the 2015 MLB All-Star game taking place July 14.

Those attending the game, or the pre-game events kicking off this weekend, will be able to use Apple Pay to pay for food, merchandise, and more.

“We’re thrilled to partner with MLBAM to bring contactless acceptance to the 2015 MLB All-Star Week festivities. Through our longstanding relationship with MLB and MLBAM, we are constantly looking for opportunities to create enhanced fan experiences both in-stadium and online, whether that’s through advanced payment capabilities or delivering surprises to fans.”

As it has done with past events, such as...

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07:14
Possible class action suit in preparation as Retina...

A possible class action suit is in preparation over multiple reports of what appears to be anti-reflective coatings flaking off the screens of Retina MacBook Pros, resulting in a stained appearance. Most of the machines affected seem to be 2013 models.

A group calling itself Staingate says that it has a database of more than 2500 people affected by the issue. More than 1800 of them have joined a Facebook group, a petition has been created, and lawyers Whitfield Bryson & Mason are ...

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07:00
"If it's not an iPhone, it's not an...

Apple's latest ad campaign for the iPhone has a new sassy tagline and highlights two points that longtime Apple fans will appreciate: first, we all love our iPhones very much and second, Apple's control of both the hardware and operating system on its devices makes them capable of doing many things very efficiently.

Using the new tagline "If it's not an iPhone, it's not an iPhone," the two new ads "Loved" and "Hardware and Software" are short, sweet and to the point:

Our take on the news

In just thirty seconds each, the two ads succinctly point out what it is that makes an iPhone work so much better than competing platforms and as a result, that the vast majority of iPhone owners love their phones. It doesn't call out Android or Samsung by name, instead providing positive messages. Well...

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06:50
Samsung said to debut Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August in...

Samsung is planning to move up the announcement of its next-generation Galaxy Note phone to mid-August in an attempt to preempt the publicity of Apple's usual September iPhone refresh, a report said on Friday.

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06:47
∞ Battery life with iOS 9 and Apple Watch betas

I spent the day yesterday running the latest betas of El Capitan, iOS 9, and watchOS 2.0. One of the comments I’ve heard from previous betas is a complaint about poor battery life on both iOS 9 and Apple Watch. I thought I’d track my battery life, share those numbers here.

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06:34
iGen: iPod refresh expected early next week, iPod...

Just yesterday I was speculating about the future of the iPod, and it appears we may not have long to wait until we learn a little more about it. French site iGen, which has a good track-record, says that the iPod line-up will see a refresh on or around 14th July.

It appears to have little hard information beyond internal model numbers, but based on those speculates that the Shuffle and Nano will see only the color changes spotted in iTunes 12.2, while the Touch may receive a more substantive update … ...

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06:25
Apple chooses unexpected location for massive new...

Apple's latest retail outpost in Hong Kong --?thought to be the company's largest in Asia -- went public this week with the unveiling of a huge, three-dimensional Apple logo in a somewhat unexpected place.

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06:14
Horwitz: Apple wants to bolster + profit from ads,...

Jeremy Horwitz, in an insightful op-ed piece for 9to5mac:

Thanks to the introduction of ad-blocking technology in iOS 9, some people think Apple wants to help users get rid of ads. But that’s not Apple’s goal. Yesterday’s debut of Apple News shows that it’s actually angling to replace the ads you know, build upon them, and take a cut of their revenue…

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:02
∞ Apple’s new ad campaign

Two new ads from Apple, both ending with the tag line:

If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone

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05:59
Quick look: Gekkopod, a compact Gorillapod-style...

I have a Gorillapod which comes in handy for my compact camera, but it’s a little chunky to carry around for use with an iPhone. The Gekkopod is a similar idea, but in a much smaller format, making it a lot easier to tuck away into a bag for those times when you find you need a stable platform for a photo – whether for a selfie or a low-light shot where you want to avoid camera shake.

I’ve been trying out a prototype for a couple of weeks, and the grippy plastic legs wrap around most things very securely. With the sun going down, the Gekkopod held the camera steady for a low-ish light shot while using my Apple Watch as a remote shutter release. I didn’t even need to fully wrap the legs around the railing to hold it securely in place. The legs can...

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05:32
AppleInsider podcast discusses 'iPhone 6s...

On this week's latest AppleInsider podcast, we discuss leaked "iPhone 6s" parts, iOS-compatible gaming controllers, and Showtime subscriptions for cable cutters. The team also tackles the new GoPro Session, DJI Phantom 3, and answers your questions.

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05:00
You Should Play: Meet Capitals, your new favorite...

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.

I adore word games, but I could never really get into the Words With Friends craze. The turn-based Scrabble-inspired game moves too slowly for me, and there’s no real hook (aside from it being Scrabble, that is). But NimbleBit’s new word game Capitals is different: It’s the perfect mash-up of Scrabble, Boggle, and Risk.

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04:35
Samsung reportedly feeling pressure from the...

Samsung’s existing Galaxy Note 4

Samsung is planning to bring forward the launch of the Galaxy Note 5 from September to August, according to the WSJ. It’s believed the change in schedule is designed to get the device on sale ahead of Apple’s anticipated September launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which is likely to dominate tech media coverage that month.

Samsung has always previously launched its Note models on the eve of the IFA conference, which takes place in Berlin in September. The WSJ cites only a single source for the claim, but it’s not the first time we’ve heard suggestions that the company may bring forward the launch this year.

A Korean report...

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04:25
Hands-on with iCloud Drive, a brand-new app in the...

If you’re a regular user of iCloud Drive, Apple’s Dropbox-like storage solution for managing file syncing between your Mac and iOS devices, then your life is about to get a teensy bit easier. Apple built a standalone iCloud Drive app and bundled it within iOS 9, placing all of your iCloud Drive files in one easy to access spot. 

But, surprisingly, the iCloud Drive app doesn’t automatically appear—it’s instead tucked away within Settings, and you have to tell your iOS device that you want to see it. Besides that, it’s a pretty straightforward app. I spent some time with it while checking out the iOS 9 public beta, and here are some quick tips on getting started. 

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03:30
The dwindling arms race of 'specs'

It will, I’m certain, shock and surprise you to know that I’m the person anyone in my family comes to when they’re thinking about buying a new piece of technology. But earlier this week, when my cousin came to me looking for advice about buying a new laptop, I realized something: The specs race is over.

I don’t mean to suggest that computer specs aren’t important—believe me, were I in the market for a new Mac, I’d be poring over Apple’s product pages to figure out what I need. But where I used to be able to rattle off all the specs of my Mac like a car enthusiast discussing what’s under their hood, these days, I honestly couldn’t tell you what processor is in the MacBook Air I’m typing on at this very moment. (A 1.7GHz Intel Core i7, as it turns out, thanks to About This Mac.) 

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02:35
Hacker Group That Hit Twitter, Facebook, Apple and...

itwbennett writes: The hacker group, which security researchers from Kaspersky Lab and Symantec call Wild Neutron or Morpho, has broken into the networks of over 45 large companies since 2012. After the 2013 attacks against Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft were highly publicized, the group went underground and temporarily halted its activity. However, its attacks resumed in 2014 and have since intensified, according to separate reports released Wednesday by Kaspersky Lab and Symantec.


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Thursday July 9

23:37
How to resolve Mail SMTP errors in OS X 10.10.4 and...

A change in the way OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 handles security keys has caused a number of users -- specifically those using Gmail -- to see SMTP send failures and even app crashes. Luckily, there's an easy fix for both users and system admins looking for a permanent server-side solution.

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18:39
Apple's new ad campaign says, 'If it'...

Apple on Thursday released the first two installments of a new iPhone campaign that pleads to the brain rather than the heart, while vaguely alluding to the inferiority of competing products.

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18:03
Apple debuts “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an...

Apple today uploaded a pair of new ads to YouTube. The first ad, entitled “Hardware & Software,” showcases the fact that Apple is responsible for both major aspects of the iPhone, making for a more seamless and stable experience. The obvious goal here is to advertise the fact that with an Android device, you get hardware made by a manufacturer and software made by Google.

The second ad is entitled “Loved” and seemingly showcases how happy iPhone users are. Apple touts in the video that 99 percent of people who own an iPhone love it.

Both of today’s new advertisements end with the slogan, “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone.” The videos can be seen below. Apple’s other recent major iPhone ad campaign, Shot on iPhone 6, heavily showcased...

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17:42
A bad year for HTC

Have you heard about HTC lately? 2015 is shaping up to be an awful year for the company. In March the company had a market cap of $4.06 billion, and today—only a few months later—it’s worth less than half of that. The stock price, at about two bucks a share, is at a 10-year low. HTC just wrapped up the second quarter of 2015, where it posted a net loss of $258 million. And the trend is downwards—year over year, HTC’s monthly revenue was down 38% in April, 48% in May, and 60% in June.

I feel bad for HTC. They have tried to make some good products, but Samsung’s tactics have pushed them down.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:39
Keeping Apple Watch at safe operating temperatures

Some good advice here from Apple, especially heading into summer for much of the world.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:38
Apple's Tim Cook, Eddy Cue meet with high power...

Apple CEO Tim Cook returned for his fourth Sun Valley conference in Idaho this week where he, along SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, met with high-power executives from media, tech, politics and beyond.

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17:32
Jason Snell’s look at Photos 1.1 for Mac

Due as a part of El Capitan this fall, and available right now as a public beta is the first major update to Photos for Mac, the replacement for iPhoto and Aperture that Apple launched earlier this year.

Here are the major additions you can expect to see in Photos when 1.1 arrives this fall (or when you install the public beta, depending on your enthusiasm):

I always enjoy reading Jason’s look at software.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:01
Tim Cook meets with Bill Gates, other tech execs at...


New photos show Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared at the Sun Valley media conference this week, one of the few industry events the executive has been known to attend in recent years. We noted last month that Cook was once again on the guest list this year but photos published today show Cook was indeed in attendance and mingling with fellow tech executives. 

The photos ...

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16:19
Big pharma exploring Apple ResearchKit integration...

Two pharmaceutical titans, GlaxoSmithKline and Purdue Pharma, are looking for ways to implement Apple's open-source ResearchKit framework into clinical testing and research and development operations, a report said Thursday.

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16:15
IBM-Led Team Pulls Off Major Chip Feat


IBM Research on Thursday announced that an alliance it leads has produced the first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors. Big Blue's partners are GlobalFoundries, Samsung and the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, or SUNY Poly CNSE. The alliance sought to develop industry-first innovations, such as Silicon Germanium channel transistors, and Extreme Ultraviolet lithography integration at multiple levels.

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15:57
∞ Comcast, the FCC, and Me

Editor’s Note: This story was written by Dan Sokol about his experience with Comcast.

Some Background…

Comcast is my ISP. Like most of us in the US we have no real choice if we want fast internet in our homes.

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15:00
AWT News Update: July 9, 2015

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Yeah, I'm finally back from that long, long vacation cruise. And that means one very important thing -- the AWT News Update is back. Today's news includes:

  • News about the iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan Public Betas, which you can download and try
  • An update to the Facebook iOS app that should make using the social network a lot less annoying
  • New features in iOS 9 beta 3 that will make bloggers and selfie fans very happy
  • And I give my unsolicited opinion of the iOS 9 News app (it's not that great right now)

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14:45
Gunpoder Malware Masquerades as Lesser Evil


Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 team on Tuesday published a report on Gunpoder, a family of Android malware that can evade detection scans by pretending to be adware. Cong Zheng and Zhi Xu authored the report. The team discovered the new Android malware last November. Its new report aims to spur cooperation within the security community to mount defenses against the threat. The name "Gunpoder" comes from the main malicious component the researchers identified in the malware code.

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14:36
Apple adds five new videos to 'Shot on iPhone 6...

In an update to its promotional "Shot on iPhone 6" webpage on Thursday, Apple added five new snippets captured by iPhone 6 users from around the world, including the campaign's first underwater footage.

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14:25
A quick hands-on with Office 2016 for Mac


Downloading Office 2016 from an Office 365 business account.

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The first major update of Microsoft Office for Mac since the 2011 edition was released today and is available as a download for consumer and business customers of Office 365 with the proper subscription level. Home users of Office 365 can get the software from office.com/myaccount, while business users should navigate to the Web interface, click the...

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13:30
Five new beautiful videos from Apple's "...

Apple has been highlighting beautiful photos and videos in an ad campaign called "Shot on iPhone 6" that shows off the capabilities of the camera built into the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This week, Apple has added five new videos that are stunning. 

From a time-lapse of a sunrise to watery locations or trains and automobile, these short videos show just how professional the camera in the iPhone 6 really is. Enjoy the embedded videos below:


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13:07
∞ Apple launches iOS 9 public beta program

iMore mentioned that some people that signed up for the iOS 9 beta have been notified that it’s available to download. Mac Rumors says that OS X El Capitan will also be available to day. You can sign-up on Apple’s site to test both versions.

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13:03
Mac sales up 16.1% in June quarter as overall PC...

Continuing to buck trends, Mac sales rose 16.1 percent year-over-year in the June quarter even as the PC industry as a whole shrank 11.8 percent, according to new estimates published on Thursday by research firm IDC.

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13:00
Purdue Pharma may use ResearchKit-collected drug...

Apple’s ResearchKit platform has received a significant amount of praise since its launch earlier this year alongside iOS 8.2, and now researchers are looking into new ways to take advantage of the platform. BuzzFeed News today published an interesting report detailing how Purdue Pharma is investigating using ResearchKit to aid in its drug R&D efforts, in the first for-profit use of the platform.

“We know that all these changes in tech are going to impact health care, but we don’t know exactly how,” Larry Pickett Jr., Purdue’s vice president and chief...

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13:00
The Week in iPhone Cases: A solar panel? Check out...

...plus wallet cases, classic standards, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you minimalistic cases from Cygnett, Incase, and SwitchEasy, a wallet case from Griffin, and kid-friendly protection from SwiftBox.

Cygnett

The UrbanShield Pro (iPhone 6; $40) completely surrounds your iPhone 6 in a perforated aluminum shell that sports a round opening in the back for its Apple logo.

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12:59
Apple updates “Shot on iPhone 6″ campaign with five...

Apple has published five new “Shot on iPhone 6” videos to its website and YouTube channel. The videos were filmed by iPhone owners in four different cities across the world: Anchorage, AK; Haleiwa, HI; Salar de Uyuni, Boliva;  and two from Hewiia, Papua New Guinea.

Apple debuted the award-winning campaign earlier this year with a handful of photos and videos taken on the latest iPhone model and has continued to update it with new entries over the past four months.

You can watch the other new videos below.

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12:52
Office 2016 for Mac

The new version for the Mac is here. I haven’t tried the Mac version, but I’m really impressed with what they’ve done with the iOS version of the apps.

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12:52
T-Mobile US launches free roaming, 4G data for...

T-Mobile U.S. on Thursday announced that, thanks to new deals with regional carriers, Simple Choice plan subscribers will soon have access to free voice, text, and LTE data roaming while visiting Canada or Mexico.

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12:23
Opinion: Apple News shows that Apple wants to...

Every year, a handful of clued-in pundits start floating “wouldn’t it be nice” Apple OS ideas just before the features actually show up in Apple’s products. Right before iOS 7 debuted a flattened design, at a point when few people even knew what skeuomorphism was, pundits began to ask, “boy, doesn’t skeuomorphism stink?” Then ahead of iOS 9, when people might have wondered what new marquee features were coming to Apple’s operating systems, pundits said, “hey, wouldn’t it be nice if Apple focused on iOS and OS X stability this year?” Recently, a new topic came up just before Apple debuted the beta version of News for iOS 9: “Web advertising really sucks — wouldn’t it be great if that all went away?”

Advertising is an easy target: it’s an eyesore, slows down web pages, and — in the wrong hands — compromises your privacy. But whether you accept...

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12:17
Gentlemen, Start Your 3D Printers!


Local Motors this week unveiled designs for what it hopes will be the first consumer-ready 3D-printed electric cars. The company plans to build two versions of the Reload Redacted vehicle, based on a design by engineer Kevin Lo, who took first place in the Project [REDACTED] competition. Local Motors earlier this year demonstrated a concept vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show, where it printed out the entire body during the event. The resulting prototype, dubbed the "Strati," was made up of fewer than 50 individual parts.

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12:03
First look: Apple designed packaging for third-party...

Recently, we discovered that Apple was in the process of revamping its third-party accessory packaging within retail stores. As reported by our own Mark Gurman, Apple has been working on this co-designed packaging with accessory makers for the past six months and now it’s finally hitting store shelves…

The idea here is to have a uniform look across all products sold within Apple retail stores. As expected, the packaging is all white, with a product shot, and simple fonts to identify the accessory inside. This doesn’t apply to all accessories available in Apple...

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12:00
OS X El Capitan, iOS 9 public betas now available

The few, the proud, the beta testers. If you're one of those folks who either has a wish to possibly break your production Mac, iPhone or iPad or is just incredibly impatient, you can now get the OS X 10.11 El Capitan and iOS 9 public betas. All you need is an Apple ID.

The public betas are available on Apple's Beta Software Program website, following the launch of the third developer betas that were seeded to registered iOS and OS X developers. Apple does public betas in order to increase the size of the pool of testers. Apple recommends keeping a backup of your stable OS X and iOS installations before installing the beta.

Right now, the benefits of installing the public betas are rather slim as most developers have not rewritten their apps to take advantage of the new features in both iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. But if you   really want to try some of the multitasking features in iOS 9 on your iPad Air 2...

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11:58
Office 2016 for Mac is out now for Office 365 users—...

Office 2016 for Mac has been finished and is available today to Office 365 subscribers and students. As long as your Office 365 subscription includes the desktop Office suite (Home, Personal, Business, Business Premium, E3, and ProPlus) you can install it from your account page. Not a subscriber? You'll have to wait until some time in September, though we're not exactly sure when. Microsoft hasn't announced the precise release date or how much it'll cost.


Word. Microsoft

It's been five long years since Microsoft last released Office for...

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11:44
iOS 9 public beta is live: Here's everything...

So far today is shaping up to be software Christmas, with a public beta of OS X El Capitan, as well as a final version of Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac shipping to Office 365 subscribers. Don’t let your iPhone and iPad feel neglected, though—Apple is also launching the public beta of iOS 9.

Now, a beta is a beta. Don’t get swept up in the excitement and forget that this software isn’t final and could have bugs, so you might want to think twice about putting it on your everyday iPhone. That said, developers are on their third beta of iOS 9 and we haven’t heard about any major problems, so if you’re feeling brave, here’s how to get the beta and what you can expect when you do.

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10:30
T-Mobile's "Mobile Without Borders":...

American iPhone fans who do a lot of traveling to Mexico, Canada or both have a new friend named John Legere. He's the CEO of "Un-carrier" T-Mobile, and today he announced that anyone using the T-Mobile Simple Choice pre- and post-paid plans will soon be able to send and receive unlimited phone calls and text message and use 4G LTE data both north and south of the border at no extra cost through the new "Mobile Without Borders" initiative. 

The plan will be available starting July 15th in select Canadian and Mexican markets. On that date, anyone who signs up for a new Simple Choice postpaid or prepaid plan will be automatically enrolled in Mobile Without Borders, while existing Simple Choice customers...

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10:24
First look: iOS 9 public beta is the update the iPad...


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Up until now, Apple has kept beta versions of major iOS releases locked away behind its $99-a-year developer paywall. You didn't need to actually be a developer to sign up for an account and play with the software, but you either needed to pay up or violate the terms of use by getting someone else to set you up.

This year, that changes. Apple has released a public beta of iOS 9 to anyone who wants to try it out, no strings attached. This preview is for people who want to know what they're getting before they install the beta and for people who want to know what's coming without putting work-in-progress software on their own phones.

This preview will skip many of the lower-level things we normally cover in our iOS reviews, including performance, battery life, general stability, and the amount of storage space used, as well as some security features and new APIs....

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10:20
Microsoft releases Office 2016 for Mac, but just for...

After years of treating the Mac as an also-ran, Microsoft has changed its tune: Microsoft formally released Office 2016 for the Mac on Thursday morning, even before it released it for Windows. The only catch? If you’re not already an Office 365 subscriber, you’ll be forced to wait until September.

If you do subscribe to Microsoft’s Office 365 subscription service, obtaining the new software should be a snap: just surf to Microsoft’s Office account page and follow the instructions. Students can also check Office.com/student to see if they qualify for a free or discounted copy.

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10:15
Apple's public betas of iOS 9, OS X El Capitan...

Apple on Thursday launched the first public betas of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9, giving the public an early glance at the operating systems before they officially debut this fall.

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10:08
Apple releases the first iOS 9 public beta

Apple has been running OS X public betas for both Yosemite and El Capitan, but it only began offering public betas for iOS in March, and those were only for smallish point updates. Now the company is taking a bigger step: it just released the first public beta of iOS 9, the next major release of the company's mobile operating system due out this fall.

iOS 9 is mostly focused on polishing up the big additions in iOS 7 and iOS 8, but there are still new things for people to play with. It refines the iOS 7-era UI with the new Apple-designed San Francisco typeface. It includes a more versatile version of Siri that responds better to natural phrases like "show me pictures from last week" and can present information more proactively. The Notes app is better at adding and organizing links, photos, and other things, Maps picks up public transit directions in select cities, and a new News app...

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10:06
iOS 9 public beta to be released today via Apple’s...

Update: The public beta is now available via Apple’s Beta Program site. Instructions on how to go about installing can be found here.

Alongside the public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Apple today has announced that it will release the public beta of iOS 9 later today. The public beta will allow users to test the new features of iOS 9 before Apple launches in a stable build of the operating system this fall. Users can sign up to be a Beta Program member on Apple’s Beta Program site.

With the public beta of OS X,...

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10:05
The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

It’s official: Tim Cook named 2015 as “the year of Apple Pay.” Apple’s flagship mobile payment platform is off to a running start in the U.S., with support for an impressive number of banking partners and retail stores that’s practically growing by the day. And iPhone users are rampantly using it—Whole Foods Market has seen mobile payments increase by more than 400 percent since Apple Pay launched in October 2014. And pretty soon, you'll even get to use it at mom-and-pop shops thanks to its Square integration.

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10:03
Mac OS X El Capitan public beta to be released today...

Update: The OS X El Capitan beta is now available via Apple’s website. Instructions on how to enroll your device in the program and update can be found here.

Apple’s public beta of OS X El Capitan will be released today, according to Apple’s website. The build is meant to be tested by users wanting to preview the upcoming version of the operating system, which will be released for free this fall. Users can sign up to be an OS X Beta Program member on Apple’s site here.

In the past, OS X public betas have been updated less often than the builds released via the OS X Developer Program. ...

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10:00
The OS X El Capitan public beta arrives: Where to...

The developer beta of OS X El Capitan has been available since WWDC in June, but to get it you needed to sign up for one of Apple's $99-a-year developer accounts. Today, as promised, the company is expanding the beta to include any member of the general public with an Apple ID and the courage required to install it.

There doesn't appear to be any kind of limit on the number of people who can sign up for El Capitan, while the Yosemite beta last year was only available to the first million people to sign up. The first public beta build is about the same as Developer Beta 3, which was also released this week.

The new build of the operating system should be broadly similar to the first developer beta we looked at a month or so ago, just with better stability and...

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09:32
First look: Hands on with the new Phantom 3...

DJI's new Phantom 3 Professional flying camera drone has a distinctly more premium feel when compared to its predecessor, thanks largely to an overhauled hardware controller that's a massive improvement to what was already a great accessory. AppleInsider offers a first look.

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09:30
Office 2016 for Mac available for Office 365...

Microsoft today announced that Office 2016 for Mac is available to any Mac user who subscribes to Office 365. The new Office Suite, which consists of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote, has been totally rewritten from the ground up.

Foremost in the revamped suite is the new look, which uses the metro-style user interface to each of the apps. New features have been added, but as always, Microsoft hasn't exactly brought the Mac version to true parity with its Windows offering. For example, while Mac users are now able to edit Word documents as a group in real time, Excel's Quick Analysis feature still isn't available to Mac users.

Subscriptions to Office 365 start at just US$69.99 per year. Microsoft is promising updates and new features quarterly to take away the sting of subscribing, but a separate standalone version will be...

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09:13
Rene Ritchie on bad ads

Bad ads on the Internet are a real problem, even on some of our favorite sites. Rene Ritchie has been very open about addressing this issue with iMore, and I commend him for that.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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09:09
9to5Toys Last Call iPad Air 2 128GB $600, 15″ Retina...

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