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Tuesday September 13

15:45
Apple stops offering email delivered gift cards in...

Apple has long offered the ability for customers to purchase gift cards online and instantly send them to people via email. The company, however, appears to have recently removed the option from its website in the United States. Oddly enough, the email delivery method is still available in other countries.

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15:30
iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

Enlarge / iOS 10 is here. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

By nature, iOS is not a permissive operating system. Apple started from a position of not trusting third-party software developers, fearing those outsiders could screw up the company's platform (a completely reasonable position to take, incidentally). Every new version of iOS since the second one has been very cautious and deliberate about what new capabilities are given to third-party apps.

iOS 10 offers a lot of new stuff for users, including several redesigned apps, a new design for notifications, an improved Control Center, and more. But it's also got a lot of under-the-hood changes for developers in the vein of...

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15:22
9to5Rewards: EXTRA cash for your old iPhones,...

Since it is iPhone sales season, we are offering 9to5mac readers an extra $10 cash on iPhone (or any device) they trade in this week using code upgrade. Hurry! This is only good for the first 500 trade-ins and the value of iPhones is dropping by the hour as new iPhones 7 arrive!

Have a broken iOS device? Fix it with our partners for 10% off using code 9to5mac

To celebrate iOS 10 launch, we are also giving 20% off new iOS 10 courses (heck all tech courses!!) at 9to5mac Acadamy with CODE: ACA20

Two weeks ago,...

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15:09
Tim Cook set to appear on Good Morning America...

Following the announcement of the iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, and AirPods, Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to appear on ABC’s Good Morning America. In a teaser clip shared this evening, Cook can be seen defending Apple’s new truly wireless AirPods.

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15:05
iTunes 12.5.1

Brings a number of design refinements (particularly to Apple Music) and adds support for iOS 10. (Free, 262 MB)

 

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14:55
Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on Good Morning America...

In an exclusive interview set to air Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook goes one-on-one with Robin Roberts of ABC's "Good Morning America" to discuss a wide variety of topics including last week's product announcements.

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14:50
AWT News Update: September 13, 2016

Image via Twitter user @aliansari

Sorry about the lack of a podcast yesterday, but sometimes foreign countries can interfere... Here's what we have for you on this BIG day in Apple history:

  • Today's iOS 10 update was marred with some issues that appear to have been fixed now, but not before a lot of iPhone users "bricked" their devices (see picture at right)
  • Three Apple retail outlets will be reopening on Friday, coinciding with the launch of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
  • tvOS didn't get one of its key features during today's update
  • iWork's collaboration features are now live on iOS 10
  • Swift Playgrounds is available, and not just for kids!

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below.

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14:38
Apple halts email purchases of gift cards from its...

For reasons unknown, Apple has stopped offering the ability to send Apple Store or iTunes gift cards via email from its U.S. website.

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13:37
Early iPhone 7 reviews: You'll miss the...

The first batch of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus reviews are out after five days of hands-on time, and the early word is mostly positive. The camera in particular is a stand-out, and the two lenses on the 7 Plus produce results that easily stand up to the competition, the Samsung Galaxy S7.

As expected, dealing with the lack of a headphone jack was perplexing to some and outright irritating for others. But the impressive cameras on both iPhones, plus the improved battery life and water resistance, make them easier to use on the go.

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13:36
Transformers, Nerf, & Bubble Wrap among...

Check out the list of the finalists. You can only pick three to be inducted. According to the induction criteria (“the toy’s icon status, its staying power over multiple generations, whether it fosters learning or creativity through play, and innovation”), who would you vote for? I’d pick Dungeons & Dragons, coloring books and the swing.

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13:30
F-16 Autopilot saves unconscious pilot’s life

This is all kinds of terrifying and an amazing example of technology at work.

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13:27
Apple to reopen three US retail outlets in tandem...

Apple is preparing to reopen three retail stores on Friday after months of renovations, sprucing them up just in time for the launch of the iPhone 7.

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12:59
tvOS 10 for Apple TV launches minus single sign-in...

A promised feature for tvOS 10, single sign-in for cable companies, is not available yet and is listed as "coming soon" on the Apple TV page.

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12:56
Apple releases iOS 10

iOS 10 is out the door and it’s as hefty an update as we’ve seen in recent years. The update, which weighs in at 1.1 gigabytes if done over the air and 2.31 gigabytes if performed via iTunes, adds the following massive list of new features, fixes and changes:

Messages:
• Expressive Messaging
◦ Bubble effects let you send messages loudly, gently, slam or with invisible ink
◦ Full-screen effects to celebrate special moments
◦ Tapback for quick replies to messages, links, and photos
◦ Handwritten messages animate like ink on paper
◦ Digital Touch lets you send sketches, taps, and heartbeats 
◦ Tap to replace can emojify your text with just a tap
◦ Rich links show a preview of web pages you share
• iMessage...

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12:53
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 13, 2016

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Maja has introduced Speak News 1.0. It’s a $4.99 RSS news reader with text-to-speech, supporting Siri activation. Speak News delivers streamlined RSS news feeds, with flexible Settings for text-to-speech, earphone remote control support, and more. All stories are saved on your device for later offline reading and listening. Speak News also provides a Today widget to display a scrolling list of stories from the current news feed.

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

128bit Technologies has posted Image Smith 2.3 on the Mac...

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12:50
Apple confirms there was an iOS 10 glitch, but says...

It wouldn’t be Update Day without some issues that affect a small percentage of users. It brings home the point I’m constantly having to make – don’t update your device OS unless you have a recent backup of it.

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12:48
Adobe’s new Lightroom for Mobile 2.5 ushers in a new...

Adobe has announced that you can now shoot in its DNG raw format for the first time with a new update to its Lightroom for Mobile iOS app running the newly released iOS 10. This comes at the cusp of Apple shipping its brand new iPhone 7 series.

In a blog post on its Lightroom Journal, Adobe touted this new ability for photographers on every level to take advantage of raw capture while on the go.

Lightroom for Mobile already supported raw editing. Now, not only can you edit raw photos imported into the iPhone or iPad from any camera, but you can also shoot in Adobe’s open source digital negative format (DNG) directly from newer Apple devices that have a 12 MP sensor: the iPhone 6s and 6s plus, iPhone SE, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and the upcoming iPhone 7 and 7s.

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12:44
Pokémon Go adds Candy-awarding ‘Buddy’ feature,...

Announced over the weekend, the latest version of Pokémon Go with the new Buddy feature is rolling out now. Version 1.7.0 for iOS includes many bug fixes and support for the Pokémon Go Plus accessory, but also disables the game on jailbroken devices.

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12:34
Apple’s free Swift Playgrounds arrives on the iPad

Apple has released Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app to teach kids of any age basic coding skills in Swift. It’s designed to teach basic programming concepts like loops and conditionals using an animated character that the budding programmers direct by writing code. 

The app offers suggestions for code to be used, and Swift Playgrounds also has a special iOS coding keyboard to ease entry of all of those pesky brackets. There's a "Fundamentals of Swift" lesson that teaches the basics; more advanced concepts can be explored in further lessons. Code is created on the left side of the iPad screen, and then results are immediately viewable on the right side of the screen with the tap of a "Run My Code" button. Should developers want to see a full-screen view of their handiwork, it's easy to just swipe the window to take advantage of the complete screen size and resolution. 

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12:31
Lyft, Venmo, LinkedIn, Map My Run among first third-...

With Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, third-party applications can, for the first time, take advantage of Siri voice controls. Here's a diverse list of some of the first apps updated with SiriKit integration.

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12:29
Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 update

Apple released iTunes 12.5.1 today and you’ll need it if you want to use iTunes to install iOS 10 on your devices through your computer.

The new version of iTunes, a 268 megabyte download, contains the following fixes and new features:

– Now with an all-new Apple Music design, which brings greater clarity and simplicity to every aspect of the experience.

– This update includes support for iOS 10; it also adds enhancements designed for macOS 10.12 Sierra, including:

– Siri: Play music from your Library and Apple Music using your voice. Just ask Siri.

– Picture-in-Picture: Watch videos as you multitask and use different apps. Your video floats above your desktop in any corner of the screen.

iTunes 12.5.1 requires OS X 10.9.5 or later to install and run.

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12:27
Apple iWork suite with real-time collaboration tools...

Alongside the iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and iTunes update, Apple has also released the iOS version of the iWork suite, now with cross-platform collaboration features.

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12:14
Watch out: iOS 10 install is reportedly bricking...

iOS 10 is now available, and if you’re like us, you’re champing at the bit to start playing around with all of its fab new features. However, you may want to hold off just a bit, if you haven’t installed it already: Numerous users are reporting that installing iOS 10 over Wi-Fi is bricking their iPhones and iPads, rendering them useless and stuck in Recovery Mode until they are wiped with a factory reset. 

The iOS 10 update just did this to ten of my @wsj colleagues' iPhones. Definitely stand by before upgrading. pic.twitter.com/Mv87cFkHSM

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12:13
Apple's Swift Playgrounds sandbox for...

Apple has made Swift Playgrounds available for download, and provides a way to teach beginners and children how to code on its Swift programming language on the iPad.

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12:11
Swift Playgrounds now available

I’m actually looking forward to playing with this more than I am with iOS 10.

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12:01
A history of how an iOS 10 upgrade attempt -- which...

Apple has given a statement on the issue that caused the iOS 10 update to fail over the air, and says it has now been fixed. Well, based on my experience, that’s sure not the case and I’d advise everyone NOT to upgrade to iOS 10 just yet.

Here’s Apple’s statement: “We experienced a brief problem with he software update process, affecting a small number of users during the first hour of availability. The problem was quickly resolved and we apologize to those customers. Anyone who was affected should connect to iTunes to complete the update or contact AppleCare for help.”

Here’s a history of my attempt to upgrade an iPhone 6s Plus to iOS 10 (based on my conversation with my AWT compadres, Steve and Marty): 

1:09 pm: “After almost completing the iOS 10 download, my iPhone 6s Plus told me that it needed to be connected to my computer. I connected it to my Mac, which told me I needed to...

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11:54
iCloud Music Library down for many users following...

Following Apple’s release of iTunes 12.5.1 earlier today for Mac OS X and Windows, many users report being unable to connect to iCloud Music Library.

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11:36
iOS 10: New features that change how I use my iPhone...

iOS 10 is finally here and it’s loaded with tons of new features. You can read Benjamin’s expansive overview of everything new in iOS 10 to see just how big of an update it is. Major iOS updates usually have so many new features that it’s hard to appreciate exactly what’s different. After using iOS 10 all summer, I want to highlight my favorite features that have changed how I use my iPhone and iPad.

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11:36
News: Apple’s iWork apps add real-time collaboration

Apple has updated its suite of iWork apps — Pages, Numbers, and Keynote — for iOS 10, adding beta support for real-time collaboration with other iWork users. With the new feature, users can edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real-time across the iWork applications on iOS, macOS, and iCloud.com. Documents can be shared publicly or only with specific people. You can view who else is currently editing, and view their cursors in real-time…

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11:30
You might want to wait: iOS 10 upgrades crashing for...

Well, like everything new, sometimes it's best to wait. We are getting widespread reports of the iOS 10 upgrade causing iPhones to "brick" (get into the mode where they need to be restored), which is not good. Please hold off on the upgrade for now!

My iPhone 5s "test" machine and 12.9-inch iPad Pro received the upgrade with no problems, but my iPhone 6s Plus is one of the unlucky phones to get bricked. It's now seemingly stuck in restore mode, where I am trying to get it to restore the device to its previous state from an iTunes backup I made earlier today. 

Dennis Sellers has also had an iPhone 6s Plus brick itself. Both of us also saw a message from iTunes saying that it "could not connect to the iTunes Music Library", although we're unsure what that's all about. 

At least the batteries aren't blowing up...

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11:30
It's About Time delivers the goods for iOS 10...

It's About Time has made a jump from creating learning tools to iOS development, starting with a collection of fun sticker packs and games for iOS 10. All of the apps are available in the new Messages App Store, which is accessed from the iOS 10 Messages with a tap on a small "A" app store button. 

Altogether, there are 4 word games that you'll find as well as tons of sticker packs to be used to add fun and emotion to your messages. All of the sticker packs are $0.99 each, or you can buy a "Mega Pack" for $1.99 with over 1,100 stickers. What stickers will you find? Here's the list!

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11:27
How to unlock the new magnifying glass in your iPhone

Those of us with varying degrees of failing eyesight will greatly appreciate the new and improved Magnifier.

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11:24
Adblock Plus is now going to sell ads

This was sadly predictable.

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11:22
Failed iOS 10 installs force users to plug into...

Upgraders are taking to social media to complain that some "over the air" iOS 10 updates are failing, necessitating a full restore for an afflicted device through iTunes.

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11:10
iOS 10 is a pleasant surprise for the iPhone 5 and 5C

Enlarge / The iPhone 5 running iOS 10. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

I’ve been tracking the performance of new iOS versions on the slowest supported hardware for four years now, and I don’t think my findings have been positive since I wrote about iOS 6 on the iPhone 3GS. iOS 7 was a bad fit for the iPhone 4, and iOS 7.1 was only an improvement in a relative sense. iOS 8 and...

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11:10
Fender stickers for iMessage

Have fun with your friends and celebrate the awesomeness of some iconic guitars and basses with the Leo Collection. 50 different styles and colors available, rendered in beautiful detail. If you have friends who like music, they’ll love the amazing selection of electrics, acoustics, and basses. A quick tap on the orientation toggle, and you can even swap from right to left-handed models, for all the south paws out there.

Everyone needs some guitar stickers.

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11:10
iOS 10, Released Today, Is Causing Issues For Some...

Apple released iOS 10, the latest iteration of its mobile operating system, roughly an hour ago. If you're planning to update your shiny Apple iPhone or iPad, we will strongly suggest iPhone users to not update for two-three days, especially if an iPhone is your primary phone because it is causing issues for some users. The Next Web reports: According to a growing number of iPhone owners on Twitter, the new iOS 10 update might be worth waiting on. After releasing earlier today, users flocked to the new mobile operating system, as they always do, and a number of them are reporting it's putting the phone into recovery mode, forcing them to go back to wipe the memory, re-install 9.3.5 and then try upgrading again.It's unclear at this point what's causing the issue. At any rate, this isn't the first time a major iOS update has been seeded to users without ironing some critical bugs. Two years ago, iOS 8 had a range of issues, one of which blocked cellular capability on the device....

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11:01
Ten Highlights of iOS 10

The more things change, the more they stay the same — and vice versa. iOS 10 may not look that much different from its predecessor, but it has lots of refinements and new capabilities that might not be immediately obvious. Josh Centers presents ten of them here.

 

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10:56
Apple releases iWork for iOS with real-time...

Apple’s updated iWork apps with real-time collaboration features are hitting the iOS App Store now. Apple first demoed these earlier this month at its iPhone 7 event. Updates to Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for the Mac are coming later this month. Apple has also published its Playgrounds app for learning to code in Swift on iOS.

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10:55
How I made two ridiculous iOS 10 sticker packs for...

Way back at WWDC in June, Apple demoed how easy it is to open Xcode and create an iOS 10 sticker pack for Messages. Unlike iMessage apps, you don’t need to be a developer or know any code. You just need a Mac with Xcode, a paid developer account, and an idea for a sticker pack.

I’ve had a paid developer account since iOS 5 beta, but I’ve never submitted an app or opened Xcode for anything meaningful before. I’m definitely not a developer so I wanted to put Apple’s pitch to the test and see just how easy it is to create sticker packs.

I’m happy to report today that my ridiculous idea for two sticker packs was a success and both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sticker packs are available on the App Store.

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10:55
News: Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1

Following the public release of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra today, Apple has also released iTunes 12.5.1, updating the design of Apple Music to match the new iOS 10 Apple Music app design, adding support for iOS 10 itself, and incorporating support for Siri and picture-in-picture video in macOS Sierra. iTunes 12.5.1 is available for download from Apple’s iTunes Download Page or via a software update in the macOS App Store....

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10:54
Three Tips for watchOS 3

watchOS 3 isn’t a game-changing update, but easy face switching and the new app dock might make you far more likely to wear your Apple Watch.

 

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10:46
Video: See the top 5 reasons to upgrade your iPhone...

iOS 10 has arrived, and AppleInsider has a quick look at some of the top reasons to update your iPhone and iPad for free, including improvements to the lock screen, photos and maps.

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10:39
watchOS 3 touches down for the Apple Watch; here’s...

Apple has rolled out watchOS 3, which promises “significantly” improved performance with the ability to launch favorite apps instantly, enhanced navigation like the new Dock and all-new fitness and health capabilities for Apple Watch. Here’s how to upgrade: 

The iPhone paired to your Apple smartwatch must be running iOS 10. If it is, open the Apple Watch app, then choose General, then Software Update. Your Apple Watch battery must be at least 50% charged, and the smartwatch should be plugged into an external power source.

Kevin Lynch, Apple’s vice president of technology, says the top focus of the operating system update is performance. Launch times should be “instantaneous” as watch OS 3 lets you keep your favorite apps in memory, does background updates, and refreshes data before you bring them up, he adds.

This software update introduces the Breathe app, designed to encourage users to take a moment in their day to do deep breathing exercises for relaxation...

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10:39
iOS 10 update bricking iPhones and iPads for some...

iOS 10 has just dropped but it seems like it is not smooth sailing for everyone. We have received many reports that users are finding their iPhone and iPad devices ‘bricked’ after attempting the over-the-air iOS 10 update. To restore, affected users must then plug their devices into iTunes on Mac or PC to restore the device.

Details are sparse at this time but the issue appears to be related to the fact that the OTA attempts to download iOS 10.0 and then iTunes updates to iOS 10.0.1. We are tracking the story and will update if we hear any more details about this issue.

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10:30
Apple's Next Year iPhone Won't Have the...

The reviews for the Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are live today. The New York Times, for instance, has given the smartphone a fairly positive review. However, in the story, the reporter says that the company's next flagship iPhone won't have the home button (Editor's note: the link could be paywalled; here's an alternate source). Instead, the display will serve the purpose of the home button as well, the report added. From the report:Apple is likely to continue making iPhones without headphone jacks, and next year's iPhone will have a full-screen face with the virtual button built directly into the screen, according to two people at the company who spoke on condition of anonymity because the product details are private.


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10:28
tvOS 10 arrives for the Apple TV; here’s how to...

Apple has released tvOS 10 with new Siri capabilities, single sign-on for Apple TV, and more new features for fourth generation Apple TV users. To upgrade, go to the Menu on your Apple TV. Go to Setting > General > Software > Update Software.

The software will download and update. It may take several minutes, so grab a cup of coffee.

With expanded Siri capabilities, including searching across even more apps, YouTube search, topic search and tuning right into more live channels, customers can get to their favorite content even faster, according to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. The future of TV is apps, and with single sign-on customers can authenticate all the video channels from their pay-TV providers by simply signing in once to enjoy all of their network-TV apps, he adds.

Currently, there are over 6,000 Apple TV apps, including over 1,300 video channels. Since the launch of Apple TV, Siri has gotten more powerful,...

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10:25
Everything you need to know about watchOS 3 for...

The release of watchOS 3 for Apple Watch is being pushed as a major change for the wearable platform, tweaking and in some cases completely revamping how the platform operates. Before you update your Apple Watch to watchOS 3, here's a quick guide on the changes.

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10:21
iOS 10 has arrived: here's how to update

After several months of intensive beta testing by developers and public testers, iOS 10 has shipped. It's simple to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the newest Apple mobile operating system, but if you need a refresher...here it is!

1) Back up your iOS device

Hopefully you've been backing up your iOS device every night by checking Settings > iCloud > Backup to "on". You can also manually run a backup through the same mechanism. If you think that you might want to revert to iOS 9.3.5 (the latest current version) after moving to iOS 10, it's a very good idea to back up to iTunes. This Apple World Today article from yesterday shows you how!

2) Plug your device into power

It can take a while for the update to download and install, so it's always good practice to plug your device in so that it's...

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10:13
Square Cash update includes promised Messages app...

Square Cash has just released the latest update to their iOS app now with further support and integration with iOS 10. The update today includes the ability for users to quickly send and request money from one another using either iMessage or Siri.

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10:11
Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 w/ Apple Music redesign...

Apple today released iTunes version 12.5.1 for OS X and Windows users, bringing the Apple Music redesign that it first unveiled for its new macOS Sierra release arriving later this month. more…

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10:11
Bezos Trots Out New Glenn Rocket Design


Jeff Bezos on Monday disclosed details about the New Glenn rockets his Blue Origin aerospace company plans to build. "Blue Origin's next step ... meet New Glenn," he tweeted. Bezos released illustrations of two models, the New Glenn 2 and the larger New Glenn 3. They're larger than all other rockets except the Saturn V, which NASA used for the Apollo program to send astronauts to the moon and other missions. "The New Glenn 2-stage would be Blue Origin's foray into the satellite launch market," noted SpaceTREx head Jekan Thangavelautham.

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10:06
Everything new in tvOS 10: Smarter Siri, dark mode,...

tvOS 10, the next major software update to the new Apple TV, is officially available for all customers starting today. See how to update here then head below for a full rundown on everything new for Apple TV with tvOS 10.

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10:06
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for iPhone adds RAW support

This is just one of many updates you will see today and in the next few days as developers roll out support for various aspects of iOS 10. For photographers, you’ll see many camera apps implementing the new RAW support.

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10:05
tvOS 10 software update for Apple TV now officially...

tvOS 10, the newest software update for the fourth generation Apple TV, is now available for all users. The update includes several useful features like YouTube Siri Search, a new dark mode, and a new single sign-on setup process. Here’s how to update your new Apple TV to tvOS 10:

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10:04
News: Apple releases iOS 10, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10

As announced last week, Apple has released iOS 10, its latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update should now be available for over-the-air installation via Settings, General, Software Update, or by connecting to iTunes and using the Check for Updates option. The iOS 10 public release includes the new “Raise to Wake” feature, added Siri intelligence in the keyboard, enhancements to 3D Touch, redesigned Lock Screen,…

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10:04
Your old Apple Watch will feel brand new with...

Apple just took the wraps off the Apple Watch Series 2, but you don’t need to buy a whole new device to refresh your watch. With watchOS 3, which just rolled out as a free upgrade, using your old Apple Watch will feel like a totally different experience.

The third version of watchOS significantly speeds up your watch so apps will launch seven times faster than they did previously. Glances have gone by the wayside, replaced with a new Dock that puts your 10 most-used apps at your fingertips.

And though Apple Watch Series 2 is a better fitness tracker because it’s swimproof and has built-in GPS, your old Apple Watch is also bumping up its activity-tracking abilities with a social activity-sharing feature and a new built-in Breathe app to help you work on being more mindful.

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10:03
Everything new in watchOS 3: a major speed boost,...

Now that watchOS 3 is out of beta and available for everyone as a free update, it’s time to start using the new features including a major speed boost, new watch faces, new apps and much more. See how to update to watchOS 3 here then read on to see what’s new in the latest Apple Watch software update:

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10:03
Apple launches iOS 10, tvOS 10 & watchOS 3

Apple on Tuesday made available iOS 10 for iPads, iPhones, and the iPod touch bringing mass enhancements to messages, Maps, Siri, Photos, Apple Music, News, and more.

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10:02
watchOS 3 software update for Apple Watch is now...

Apple has officially released watchOS 3, the major software update that significantly improves all Apple Watches. Apple Watch owners can download and install watchOS 3 for free from the built-in Watch app on iPhone. There are a few requirements to keep in mind before updating…

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10:00
Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of...

When Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Craig Federighi unveiled iOS 10 earlier this year, they billed it as the “mother of all iOS updates” and “the biggest iOS release ever.” While there’s room for some debate as to whether iOS 10 leaves as big a mark as much earlier versions which introduced features like iCloud or completely redesigned the user interface, there’s no doubt that iOS 10 packs in some pretty significant…

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10:00
DODOcase SMARTvr brings virtual reality to almost...

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Earlier this year I wrote a review of the DODOcase P2 Virtual Reality Popup Viewer, an inexpensive VR viewer that works with Google Cardboard-compatible apps to turn an iPhone (or most smartphones for that matter) into a virtual reality headset. About the only problem I really had with the P2 was that truly was made out of cardboard -- and not of the Google variety -- and I found that the more I used it, the more beat up it got. Fortunately, DODOcase ran an Indiegogo campaign to bring a much more durable and good-looking VR viewer to market in the form of the $39.95 SMARTvr Smartphone Virtual Reality Viewer

Being a VR geek who doesn't want to spend too much money on viewers, I backed the Indiegogo campaign and received...

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It's official: iOS 10 launches with huge...

Ready for a new iPhone experience without buying a new iPhone? iOS 10 is here, and it’s changing everything from the way you send messages to how you interact with your favorite apps (hint: Siri is getting a whole lot more useful).

Before you upgrade, find out if your device is compatible with iOS 10. Then you have to figure out if upgrading is worth it, because using a new OS could bring up some unexpected pain points. Read our iOS 10 verdict to help you make a decision.

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09:59
Everything new in iOS 10: New ways to communicate in...

iOS 10 is now available to the public for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Most iOS 9 devices can update to iOS 9, but what benefits are there to running Software Update? A lot actually. Apple has redesigned many of the core apps like Music and News, added third-party app integration into Siri, automatic people and object tagging in Photos, a whole new Lock Screen and much more. They’ve also updated Messages with new animated bubble effects, stickers, iMessage apps, Digital Touch, handwriting input and new emoji features.

This just scratches the surface. There’s a lot of new stuff to explore — read our walkthrough of the best new features and enhancements in iOS 10 after the break …

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09:58
Apple releases iOS 10 for iPhone, iPad and iPod...

Apple has now released iOS 10 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to the public. The free update adds many new features to iOS including a new Messages app with enhanced emoji, stickers, Digital Touch and iMessage apps; third-party app integration with Siri voice queries; redesigned Music and Maps apps with a new visual style and simpler user interfaces; automatic face and object tagging in Photos and much more.

Read below to find out how to update (and if your device is compatible) then check out our walkthrough of everything new.

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09:56
The best features in iOS 10: Siri, Home, Messages,...

Tuesday's iOS 10 launch cleans up older iOS features, and introduces a number of new ones, including a new Home app for HomeKit, stock app hiding, voice mail transcription, and much more.

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09:46
ESPN launches updated app for iOS 10 with iMessage...

ESPN has launched an iOS 10-centric update to its flagship app. The updated ESPN app brings about several new iOS 10-related features, such as iMessage App Store support and updated iOS 10 widget support. The update, version 5.3, is now available for download on the App Store. more…

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09:43
iTunes 12.5.1 available for the Mac, adding iOS 10...

Apple has updated iTunes for Mac OS X to version 12.5.1. It’s available at the Mac App Store for free and includes support for iOS 10, which is due to be released today. 

According to Apple, iTunes 12.5.1 also has these features:

  • Now with an all-new Apple Music design, which brings greater clarity and simplicity to every aspect of the experience.
  • Siri. Play music from your Library and Apple Music using your voice. Just ask Siri.
  • Picture-in-Picture. Watch videos as you multitask and use different apps. Your video floats above your desktop in any corner of the screen.

TheSiri and Picture-in-Picture features require macOS Sierra, which is due for release on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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09:35
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09:18
Apple releases iTunes 12.5.1 with all-new Apple...

Apple's iTunes media suite was given a big update on Tuesday, including the ability to play music using Siri when macOS Sierra launches later this month, and picture-in-picture support for videos.

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09:11
News: NYT: Apple sources back reports of edge-to-...

A quote buried deep in The New York Times review of the iPhone 7 backs earlier rumors that Apple’s 2017 iPhone will feature a “full-screen face with the virtual button built directly into the screen.” Two Apple sources speaking on condition of anonymity reportedly confirmed rumors that have been circulating since May that the company is working on getting rid of the top and bottom edges and putting the Touch ID sensor behind the…

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08:59
iOS 10: The MacStories review

Settle in. This review is 31 pages long. It even has closing credits.

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08:53
Apple expands Maps transit directions to Columbus...

Just ahead of Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, Apple has enabled Maps public transit directions for two more U.S. cities, namely Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pa.

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08:37
tvOS 10 Adds Dark Mode and More

The tvOS 10 update won’t do much to change how you use your fourth-generation Apple TV, but it does add some nice features that will save you pain and suffering.

 

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08:35
Amazon Prime gives you Audible streams for free

Amazon Prime members get a pretty decent bunch of benefits for their $99 a year subscription, and the list of goodies just got a bit longer. The online retail giant now offers its subscribers free access to Audible Channels, a collection of talk show...

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08:22
2017 iPhone will have 'virtual button'...

Next year's flagship iPhone will have a "full-screen face," with an embedded "virtual button," a report said on Tuesday, reinforcing some other recent rumors about Apple's expected redesign.

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08:00
Engadget giveaway: Win a Samsung Gear 360 and video...

Want to step into the 360-degree video editing arena at an affordable price? CyberLink just launched Director Suite 5, its $300 consumer-level editing bundle for fine-tuning your video captures in full 360-degree splendor. CyberLink's True360 tech al...

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07:56
John Gruber’s iPhones 7 review

There’s just a ton of chewy goodness here. And that plural in the title, mwah, love it!

If you are at all wrestling with the jet black versus matte black finishes for the iPhone 7, your answer lies within this review. Personally, I find the micro-abrasion issue inviting, in the same way I think of a new leather pair of sandals, jacket, or guitar strap. I prefer a worn in look and feel. It makes the leather feel like part of my life.

If you are anal about the finish of your iPhone, steer clear of the jet black or get a case. Me, I went right for the jet black, no regrets, no looking back.

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07:23
News: Apple facing class-action lawsuit over lack of...

A class-action lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court accuses Apple of shutting iPhone Upgrade Program customers out of getting an iPhone 7 on the day it launches. The suit, filed on behalf of Emil Frank, claims Apple knowingly “allowed non-Upgrade Program users to snap up the limited inventory of the new devices while telling countless iPhone Upgrade Program customers to ‘check back later.’” Many program members learned for…

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07:20
∞ And the Oscar for Best Supporting Weirdo goes to…

[VIDEO] Love this.

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07:17
iOS 10 bug will disable Kevo smart lock’s Touch-To-...

Kwikset’s popular iPhone-connected Kevo smart lock will temporarily lose some of its smarts as the company reports an iOS 10 bug disables the product’s unique “touch-to-open” feature.

The company has started warning customers of the issue via email ahead of Apple’s iOS 10 software update scheduled for release today.

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07:15
Interview with Amazon’s very first employee

I found this a fascinating read. Lots of back story on the very first days of Amazon.

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07:09
AirPods review roundup: weird looks, okay sound,...

With mixed reviews of the iPhone 7, we took a look to see whether the same was true of Apple’s highest-tech headphones, the all-new wireless AirPods with their ultra-slick pairing system facilitated by the W1 chip.

Here, however, we found greater agreement. Everyone was impressed by the instant pairing and by the intelligence in the AirPods – like auto-pausing when you remove them from your ear. Most people seem to agree that the sound quality is distinctly average but acceptable to most. And there’s also widespread agreement that the look is definitely on the dorky side …

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07:08
The new iPhones and the newer, AWS-3 spectrum bands

Aaron Pressman, writing for Fortune:

Apple made several choices in the wireless capabilities of its new iPhone 7 that could complicate life for some of the phone’s owners.

None of the new iPhones will be able to go online using a spectrum band known as AWS-3, according to Apple’s specifications page. Carriers spent almost $45 billion last year at a federal auction for the rights to use the AWS-3 band, also known as LTE band 66, and are starting to put it in service. The carriers all also operate on other high-speed bands that will be iPhone 7 compatible, but they won’t be able to connect to the new phone with the additional AWS spectrum.

Here’s a link to Apple’s iPhone 7 specs page. Scroll down and see for yourself.

Continuing:

For consumers, that means their new iPhones may not be able to jump onto a band that is apt...

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07:04
Four VirnetX patents ruled invalid in legal battle...

Four patents VirnetX, an Internet security software and technology company, said were infringed by Apple have been deemed invalid by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as the patents don't actually cover new inventions, the Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board argued, according to Bloomberg. VirnetX CEO Kendell Larsen said his company will appeal the USPTO's decisions.

In January 2014, VirnetX filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas seeking to supplement its infringement contentions against Apple, the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit. And in May 2016 the company asked a Texas court to order Apple to stop providing its FaceTime and Messages features to customers, following the patent troll’s early court victory regarding patent infringement.

The motion alleged that Apple products,...

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06:56
Adobe’s Lightroom camera now lets you shoot in raw...

Adobe’s Lightroom app continues to live on the edge of what’s possible with Apple’s various platforms, and the latest version of the photo editing app for iOS is no exception. Lightroom for iOS now lets you shoot in raw using the built-in camera so you can capture exactly what the sensor sees without iOS processing over it artificially.

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06:56
Everything you wanted to know about watchOS 3

Nice, image heavy (which is the way I like it), detailed review from BirchTree.

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06:54
Apple launches iMessage App Store with various...

Jeff Benjamin, writing for 9to5Mac:

Let the deluge begin… Not long after the Super Mario Run iMessage sticker pack was made available to iOS 10 users, Apple has unleashed the entire iMessage App Store. The iMessage App Store, which is available for iOS 10 users, features sticker packs from companies like Disney, Bandai Namco, Sanrio, and others.

In addition to the sticker packs, the iMessage App Store features full-fledged iMessage apps and games. Several of the apps that were demonstrated during the WWDC 2016 keynote are here, such as Square Cash, OpenTable, and JibJab.

I’ve been seeing a steady stream of new iMessage content, similar to what we saw when Apple opened up the Apple Watch to third party complications.

I found this interesting:

Some of the apps are standalone iMessage apps, while others are extensions of already existing apps in the main App Store. You can tell which apps are extensions when the regular app is downloaded on your Home...

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06:46
VirnetX patents ruled invalid ahead of retrial in...

Four patents VirnetX said were infringed by Apple have been deemed invalid by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, something which could potentially be a major setback in an upcoming retrial.

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06:45
News: Apple’s iMessage App Store goes live ahead of...

Apple made the entire iMessage App Store available to iOS 10 beta users yesterday, ahead of today’s iOS 10 launch. The store includes apps like OpenTable, games like Words with Friends, and exclusive sticker packs from big names like Disney and Nintendo. While some of the new apps are standalone exclusives to the iMessage App Store, many others are simply extensions of existing apps already available in Apple’s primary App Store. The sticker…

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06:29
Sprint pre-orders of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus...

No much for the new iPhone being a bust. Not only is it breaking sales records at T-Mobile, but pre-orders of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at Sprint are up more than 375% in the first three days over last year.

Since Sprint began accepting pre-orders on Sept. 9, new and existing customers have been placing orders for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at a rate nearly four times greater than this time last year, according to Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. The wireless carrier also offers its “Unlimited Freedom” plan: two lines of unlimited talk, text and data for $100 a month. Unlimited Freedom includes unlimited mobile-optimized streaming videos, gaming and music, and unlimited 4G LTE data for most everything else.

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06:21
A strap for your AirPods

If you haven’t already, read Jim’s excellent, hands-on review of the AirPods, Apple’s wireless earpods.

Seems to me, the AirPods should stay in your ears just fine. As Jim says:

The AirPods actually fit my ears better than the wired EarPods. One explanation for this could be that the wires create a tension point using the EarPods to be pulled out of your ear a little bit.

This statement really resonated for me. When my Apple EarPods come out of my ears, it is always because of tension on the wires, caused by an unintentional tug from shirt, jacket, or some outside force.

Jim continues:

I walked, jumped, ran, shook my head around, bent down, tipped over, and did every other move I could think of to make the AirPods fall out of my ears—they never did.

That said, if you are in an environment where you need a bit of safety, Amazon sells something called the AirPods strap. I actually think this would be useful in certain environments. For...

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06:11
Review roundup: iPhone 7 is the greatest iPhone yet...

A bevy of iPhone 7 reviews have been published in advance of the phone's actual release, with nearly all of them singing the praises of the device, amidst one big omission -- the headphone jack.

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac

Today in iLounge Deals, you can pick up PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac for only $29.99 — that’s 50% off the regular price. This 2015 App of the Year will revolutionize the way you work and collaborate with documents, allowing you to edit PDF text, images, links, and outlines quickly and easily. Fix typos in contracts, rework sections of PDF documents, and more. You can also password protect sensitive documents and easily share your PDFs between your…

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05:56
Twitter’s new, longer tweets are coming September...

Chris Welch, writing for The Verge:

Twitter is about to make a big change to the way that tweets work, The Verge can independently confirm. Beginning September 19th, the company will cut down on exactly which types of content count toward the platform’s 140-character limit. Media attachments (images, GIFs, videos, polls, etc.) and quoted tweets will no longer reduce the count. The extra room for text will give users more flexibility in composing their messages.

It will be nice to have this breathing room. Bravo.

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05:52
Shuffling your music – new options in iOS 10

Kirk McElhearn digs into the details of shuffling music in the more complex universe of iOS 10, Apple Music and iCloud Music Library.

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05:49
Future iOS devices may ensure that users aren’t...

Future iPhones and iPads may automatically detect the brightness level of the environment you’re in so that when you power it up you’re not blinded by the screen’s bright display. Apple has applied for a patent (number 9,443,460) for “luminescence shock avoidance in display devices,” which could also extend battery life.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that if a mobile device is in a sleep mode in a dark environment and the display is suddenly illuminated due to a received call or other communication, a nearby user who happens to be looking at the device or is instinctively drawn to looking at the display when it illuminates can suffer temporary vision impairment. 

Because the user's pupils have opened up in the dark environment, the sudden flash of light can cause short-term blindness or at least impaired vision. This temporary impaired vision can range from a mere annoyance to a life-threatening situation if the user is driving a motor vehicle. Apple wants to make...

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05:34
iPhone 7/7 Plus shatter sales records at T-Mobile

As noted by 9to5Mac, T-Mobile has reported that pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have shattered sales records, with orders four times higher than the iPhone 6.

“iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are a home run at T-Mobile,” says T-Mobile CEO. Pre-orders for Apple’s latest have already shattered sales records in the first four days – up more than 4x over the smash-hit iPhone 6. And Friday set a single day sales record for any smartphone ever in T-Mobile US history.”

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05:20
iPhone 7/Plus pre-orders all-time record, says T-...

T-Mobile has reported that pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have shattered sales records, with orders four times higher than the iPhone 6.

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are a home run at T-Mobile. Pre-orders for Apple’s latest have already shattered sales records in the first four days – up more than 4x over the smash-hit iPhone 6. And Friday set a single day sales record for any smartphone ever in T-Mobile US history.

Sprint is also reporting almost four times as many orders for the iPhone 7 this year, though its comparison was against the 6s …

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05:15
Apple hits some snags with iPhone 7, 7 Plus...

Preordering an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus might be a little harder than it should be.

Last week, a number of customers looking to preorder the new handset via Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program encountered issues selecting the correct model because a lot of them were already sold out.

Apple is attempting to smooth this out, but the availability issue stemmed from Apple placing customers enrolled in the iPhone Upgrade Program in a different queue than the general preorders. These customers had to reserve their model directly from a local Apple store, which resulted in limited availability. Some customers in the iPhone Upgrade Program were unable to select their preferred model, carrier, color, or storage capacity. Others weren’t even able to enter...

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