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Monday November 9

EU regulators may issue decision on Ireland/Apple...

Ireland’s finance minister thinks European Union regulators will issue a decision on the country's tax deal with Apple before the end of 2015, which could force the Cupertino, California-based company to pay a hefty amount of back taxes, notes Reuters.

The European Commission (EU) has already ordered Dutch authorities to recover up to 30 million euros (about US$32.23 million) from U.S. coffee chain Starbucks and Luxembourg to do the same with Fiat Chrysler for their tax deals.

The EU, Europe’s anti-trust and consumer investigation agency, has claimed that Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have attracted investment and jobs by helping big companies avoid tax in other countries, including EU members. The commission suspects Ireland was too lenient in rulings it gave to Apple and which helped the company shield tens of billions of dollars in profit from taxation. At 12.5...

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Apps that Reveal the Apple TV’s Potential

“Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers explores the first wave of Apple TV apps to see how things are shaping up, what works, and what doesn’t.


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Paragon’s NTFS for Mac updated to version 14, adds...

It doesn’t make the news every day, but it’s a useful app to have on hand.

Paragon Software’s NTFS, which allows full OS X read and write access to NTFS volumes, has just hit version 14.

The new version introduces new volume management functions for NTFS volumes, and it supports all versions of NTFS. Paragon has no limit for the file or partition sizes it can handle, and the software supports NTFS functions such as resource forks, reading and writing hardlinks, symlinks, and file permissions.

Paragon says that its transfer rate for file operations on NTFS partitions is “just as good” as for operations on native HFS partitions, and that users won’t...

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Apple announces iPad Pro availability via online...

Well, this is straight from the equine’s mouth.

Late last week, Apple announced that the iPad Pro will go on sale in 40 countries on Wednesday, November 11th. The 12.9-inch tablet will also be available in Apple Retail Stores later in the week.

The iPad Pro retails for US$799 for the 32 GB base model and maxes out at US$1,079 for the WiFi + Cellular 128 GB version. The iPad Pro will be available to buy in 40 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, China and Japan.

The iPad Pro accessories, such as the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil, will also be available for sale on Wednesday, November 11th. The Apple Pencil will retail for US$99...

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You can buy Apple's iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and...

Apple took the wraps off its long-rumored super-sized tablet, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, back in September, but would only say its release would happen sometime in November. The company announced today that the Pro will go on sale this Wednesday online only, but will arrive in stores “later this week” (usually Apple code for Friday).

The Pro starts at $799 for a 32GB Wi-Fi model and goes all the way up to $1079 for a 128GB version with Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity. The tablet comes in silver, gold, and space gray. The tablet will be available in 40 countries at launch, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Russia.

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∞ VIDEO: Eddy Cue talks about the iPad Pro

As part of his exclusive interview with CNN Money, Apple’s Eddy Cue gives his take on the iPad Pro.

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Universal drops Steve Jobs movie from thousands of...

Tepid interest from moviegoers has led Universal to pull the Danny Boyle-helmed film chronicling the life of Apple's late cofounder from more than 2,000 theaters, leaving the picture on only a few hundred domestic screens.

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Online iPad Pro orders start Wednesday, devices...

Enlarge / Big iPads all in a row. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple has officially announced that the new iPad Pro and its accessories will go on sale this Wednesday, November 11. Online orders can be placed Wednesday, and the tablet will arrive in stores "later this week" (this usually means Friday).

The new iPad looks a lot like an iPad Air 2, but it has a larger 12.9-inch 2732×2048 screen, a new Apple A9X SoC, and 4GB of RAM. Between the better specs, the larger screen, and the accessories, Apple obviously intends the...

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iPad Pro Goes on Sale This Week

Apple’s big iPad Pro goes on sale Wednesday, along with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories.


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External Link: The MacJury Judges the New Apple TV

TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers joined Bart Busschots, Jeff Gamet, and host Chuck Joiner for a special session of the MacJury on the MacVoices podcast to evaluate the new Apple TV, including its launch, the Siri Remote, and apps. The verdict? It has a number of rough edges, but is still an improvement over the old model.


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iPad Pro: Order online Wednesday, in stores later...

Apple’s press release and a thought on specific timing.

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Here’s how to get coverage for your app or product

Got an app or product and want coverage in the blogosphere? Allyson Kazmucha pulled together a column telling you what to do and, more importantly, what not to do. Pass this along.

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Aurora HDR brings high-dynamic range photography to...

Your eyes can see a lot more than your camera sensor can, and high-dynamic range photography, or HDR, is a popular technique that attempts to overcome those limitations by bringing out detail in both the light and dark areas of a photo. HDR is especially popular for travel photos, like landscapes, but getting it right can take careful shooting and skillful editing. To help photographers of all skill levels achieve flexible HDR results, Macphun tapped HDR photographer and Stuck In Customs founder Trey Ratcliff to co-develop a new app called Aurora HDR.

“It was as tight a collaboration as we can have short of his putting fingers on the keyboard,” Kevin LaRue, Macphun’s vice president told Macworld. “Trey has been involved with the naming conventions, the workflow, and the order of tools on the right-hand side of the interface.” In addition, the software will sport signature custom presets and textures straight out of Ratcliff’s...

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FarmAway! game for the Apple TV will grow on you

FarmAway! from Futureplay Games is a farming app in which players tap and swipe to cultivate cute animals, crops and virtual riches. The game plays on iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. It’s also one of the first games released for the fourth generation Apple TV, and it’s that platform on which I tested it.

FarmAway!’s visuals and sound effects are polished and cartoonishly (that’s not a criticism) vibrant. Gameplay is simple: the more advanced your farming/crop growing strategy, the more money you’ll rack in. You’ll need to upgrade the farm, discover new plants and animals, and exchange harvests at the market for special seeds that boosts your next harvest season. Farm buildings can be upgraded for profit boosts with diamonds gained for free by leveling up or purchased with in-app purchases (parents, be warned).

You can also control the weather. Make it rain and make the...

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But, Apple, I don’t want to sync ALL my photos with...

I’m a big fan of Photos, Apple’s replacement for iPhoto and Aperture. However, there’s one feature it lacks that I really want: the ability for the app NOT to sync certain photos and/or folders to iCloud.

iCloud Photo Library was introduced with iOS 8, but with the launch of the Photos for Mac OS X, it’s now available on the Mac. It lets you sync all of your images across all your devices and to iCloud. 

However, it’s the “all” part I don’t like. I want the ability to only sync select photos to my iCloud Photo Library. Hopefully, Apple has something like this in the works for the future.

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You'll want to lug the ChugPlug along with your...

You'll want to lug Lenmar Enterprises' $159.99 ChugPlug with you when you travel. It's a portable power pack and battery charger for the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro that provides up to four extra hours of juice for the former and three for the latter. 

The ChugPlug is the same height and weight of Apple’s 60-watt MagSafe and connects with the MacBook power brick. Previous portable battery/charging solutions such as the Sanho HyperJuice meant you had to do a bit of hacking on Apple's power plug. Not with this baby; the Lenmar gadget plugs into your laptop's power adapter. Your MacBook's power brick attaches to the right side of the Chug Plug. It charges the external battery pack even as you use your laptop.

The ChugPlug has over-charge protection, but you should unplug it once it's fully juiced up. Leaving it, or any battery plugged in after it has completely charged, can...

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New numbers show Apple continues to crush Samsung in...

Analytics firm comScore just released their latest mobile sector numbers and, in a nutshell, Apple continues eating Samsung’s lunch in terms of market share.

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Apple's iPad Pro available to order Wednesday,...

Apple on Monday announced that its new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will officially go on sale on Wednesday, allowing early adopters to get their hands on the jumbo-sized tablet later this week.

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Siri beats out Google Now and Cortana in survey,...

A survey in which Siri, Google Now and Cortana users were asked to rate their satisfaction with their respective intelligent assistants found that Siri got the highest scores, with 81% of users declaring themselves satisfied compared to 68% for Google Now and just 57% for Cortana.

Survey participants were also asked to try out seven different requests and report on how well their service performed, as well as to note how many times they were asked follow-up questions. Siri had the lowest percentage of incorrect answers, and also asked fewer follow-up questions before it was able to carry out the task or answer the question.

Siri is definitely a feature that polarises users – some (like me) extremely...

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Apple’s 12.9 inch iPad Pro goes on sale Wednesday in...

As we reported last week, Apple has announced that the iPad Pro will go on sale in 40 countries on Wednesday, November 11th. The ‘epic’ 12.9 inch device will also be available in Apple Retail Stores later in the week.

The iPad Pro costs $799 for the 32 GB base model and maxes out at $1079 for the WiFi + Cellular 128 GB version. The iPad Pro will be available to buy in 40 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, China and Japan …

The iPad Pro accessories, such as the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil stylus accessory, will also be available from Wednesday, November 11th. In the US, Apple Pencil costs $...

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Fantastic look back at the original iPod release

Natasha Vargas-Cooper did a great job pulling together a Reddit-unearthed MacRumors thread from the day the iPod was released, a video of Steve Jobs pitching the iPod at a music event back in 2001, and the very first iPod commercial.

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Why Tablets Are Tanking

Boy, we really have gone full circle on tablets -- and not just once. Back when the Windows tablets first came to market, a whole bunch of us predicted it wouldn't be long before they replaced all of the notebooks. I don't think they even made it to 10 percent before the tablet market collapsed, and the pre-existing forms reclaimed their shares. Then the iPad launched, and a whole bunch of new folks claimed that tablets were the future and laptops were dead. Now Apple is reporting a year-over-year decline at 20 percent. What happened?

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Know your Apple Watch notification icons – round or...

Scroll through your Apple Watch notifications. Notice that sometimes the icon attached to each notification is square, sometimes it’s round.

Mac Kungfu explains why.

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TAG Heuer launching $1500 smartwatch today, claims “...

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer has announced that its Android Wear-based Carrera Connected smartwatch, launching today in New York, will have “almost the same functions as an Apple Watch.”

TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver told Le Matin Dimanche that he didn’t want to reveal too much ahead of today’s official unveiling, which takes place at 11am ET … 

Our watch will have almost the same features as an Apple Watch, but I don’t want to say too much.

The watch, which is based on the company’s traditional Carrera watch (above right), is made from titanium and will offer a...

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∞ The very first iPhone commercial

This teaser spot ran during the 2007 Oscars, promoting the iPhone’s June release. I remember this like it was yesterday.

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Here’s everything Siri can do on Apple TV

Not sure this is everything Siri can do, but this is a solid list.

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The AfterPad review of Apple TV games

The folks at AfterPad pulled together a solid list of their favorite Apple TV games, along with reviews of each one.

Very helpful.

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Jean-Louis Gassée: The quasi-impossibility of...

Every successful company, at some point or another, faces the dreaded moment where their existing business model no longer works, where the world has changed around them and they need to pivot or die.

Jean-Louis Gassée, writing for MondayNote, lays out some notable examples. Great read.

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Pinterest adds visual search tool to iOS app – can...

If you’ve ever been browsing Pinterest and spotted a lamp you really like in a shot of someone’s living room, or a bag you love in a street shot, the iOS app now has a tool designed to help. Just tap the search tool in the corner of the photo, highlight the object of interest and the app will search its product database to try to identify it … 

Pinterest says that it has so far indexed a billion of the 50 billion images posted to the service, and in time aims to index them all.

While the new feature will be useful to users, it’s of course also designed to help the company monetise the platform. It added Buyable Pins back in June, together with...

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ClamXav 2.8.7

Improves recognition of the Time Capsule data volume and Recovery HD. ($29.95 new, free update, 21.4 MB)


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Macphun announces Aurora HDR app for high dynamic...

Macphun creates a lot of photography apps for Mac, and today the company announced a new member of its complete line of software. Aurora HDR (US$39.99 intro price, $49.99 afterward) will be available on the Mac App Store starting on November 19. A Pro edition is available for pre-order now; Aurora HDR Pro has an introductory price of $89.99 (normal price $99.99), and pre-orders can be made from and

If you recognize that last web address, then you're obviously one of the many fans of Trey Ratcliff. Ratliff is considered to be one of the world's leading experts in high dynamic range (HDR) photography and has been working with Macphun for the past year to bring what he considers to be "the ultimate HDR software" to market. 


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OmniFocus 2.3.1

Fixes several bugs for the Getting Things Done-inspired task management app. ($39.99 new, free update, 25.1 MB)


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Sunday November 8

Lowest Prices Ever: 13" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz,...

For the next 4 days, B&H Photo and AI have teamed up to offer the lowest prices ever on Apple's early-2015 13" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 8GB, 256GB) at $1,349 ($150 off) and Mid-2015 15" MacBook Pro (2.8GHz, 16GB 1TB M370X) for $2,849.00 ($350 off). Also $100 off iMac 4Ks and 5Ks with no sales tax outside NY.

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Postbox 4.0.8

Makes several improvements to the popular email client. ($15 new, free update, 25.6 MB)


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Apple wins dismissal of suit over retail worker bag...


Apple Inc. persuaded a judge to throw out a lawsuit by employees of the company’s retail stores in California seeking back pay for time spent in “demoralizing” security searches when they left work for the day.

The ruling by a San Francisco federal judge Saturday releases the company from having to compensate as many 12,400 former and current employees from 52 stores throughout the state a few dollars a day for time spent over a six-year period having their bags and Apple devices searched at meal breaks and after their shifts.

I’m sure this is very disappointing to the workers. Having worked in this kind of environment, it is not a fun thing to have to do, especially during a rush. You can waste a lot of time waiting for a security droid to check bags. But the writing was on the wall last year when the Supreme Court ruled against Amazon employees in a similar case.


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International Space Station turns 15

The ISS has been continually orbiting the earth for 15 years and astronauts have conducted thousands of experiments on it.

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Voila 3.9.2

Adds compatibility with OS X 10.11 El Capitan, and requires El Capitan users to re-install the audio device. ($29.99 new, free update, 32.9 MB)


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Evernote 6.2

Brings a redesigned note editor toolbar and window view that can be shrunk for use with Split View on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. (Free, 61.3 MB)


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UK wants all residents to have access to broadband...

The UK certainly has fast broadband access in some places, but ubiquitous access? Not so much. However, that might change if the British government has its way. It's developing a Universal Service Obligation that, by 2020, would give all residents...

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The After Math: Pop culture phenoms

Quentin Tarantino is taking some serious flack this week for his comments on the #BlackLivesMatter debate. As such, we're taking a look at some other franchises that are sure to get your geek blood pumping harder than the first time you listened to G...

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Judge dismisses employee ‘bag check’ lawsuits...

A federal court judge has dismissed a pair of proposed class action lawsuits against Apple by its retail employees, who argued the company's anti-theft policies incurred lost wages, reports Bloomberg. U.S. District Court Judge William dismissed the suit with prejudice.

This means Apple won’t compensate as many 12,400 former and current employees from 52 stores throughout the state a few dollars a day for time spent over a six-year period having their bags and Apple devices searched at meal breaks and after their shifts. Workers were free to choose to avoid searches by not bringing bags with them, Alsup said in the ruling. 

“It is undisputed that some employees did not bring bags to work and thereby did not have to be searched when they left the store,” he said.

In July Alsup ruled that f ex-employees who filed the suit in 2013...

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Judge dismisses Apple Store employee 'bag check...

A California federal judge on Saturday tossed out a class action lawsuit brought against Apple by employees claiming the company's anti-theft measures, specifically "demeaning" bag checks instituted in 2009, resulted in lost wages.

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Saturday November 7

California judge dismisses class action suit against...

Nearly a year ago, a federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit Apple employees filed against the company for wages they lost while standing in bag-check lines for 10 to 15 minutes before and after their shifts. The case, however, lived on in California. Until today, that is. According to a report out of Bloomberg, a San Francisco judge has today sided with Apple in the case, saying employees could have easily avoided the checks.

The case would have seen Apple compensating as many as...

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Brydge: A tale of good customer support

When a new gadget fails the knee-jerk reaction is one of anger. You paid good money for something and you expect it to keep working forever. The reality is that no matter what the device may be, a certain percentage of them will fail. When that happens the response of the customer support folks can go a long way to making the unhappy customer get back on board.

See the AWT review of the BrydgeMini keyboard

This happened to me recently. The BrydgeAir keyboard for the iPad Air 2, which I have been very happy with, died completely. It worked one day and the next morning wouldn’t power on at all. Charging it didn’t change things, the unit was totally without power.

I went to the Brydge web site and filed a complaint as instructed. A few hours later I was contacted by customer support via email for more information, and we went back and forth a couple of times.


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The enduring appeal of the iconic Zippo lighter

Cool Material:

Here we are, some 83 years later, and the Zippo brand continues to thrive. Why? Well, there are a number of reasons—a determined founder, some clever ad placements, war—but one that shouldn’t be overlooked is collectibility, which is something Zippo has catered to—both knowingly and unknowingly—since its earliest days.

My father(s) all had Zippos and as a kid, it was a treat to be allowed to light their cigarettes (it was a different time) with one of them. They were Canadian sailors and had Zippos that were custom made with the name and image of their ships on them. I haven’t used a Zippo in a dozen years but I can still hear the click of it opening and closing in my head.


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BrydgeMini: An Apple World Today Top Pick

BrydgeMini Photo©2015, Steven Sande

One of the toughest assignments for an iPad keyboard manufacturer to face is trying to make a keyboard for the iPad mini. The tiny tablet usually forces designers to cram keys too close together, move seldom-used keys to unfamiliar locations, or even make the keyboard case larger than the mini in order to accommodate the keys. When Brydge asked if I'd like to review the new Brydge for iPad mini 1, 2 & 3 (US$129.99, affiliate link), I jumped at the chance since I was impressed with their BrydgeAir Keyboard for iPad Air 1 & 2. Let's take a look and see how the smaller sibling of that 5-star keyboard case fares.


The basic design of the Brydge for iPad mini — AKA BrydgeMini —is quite similar to that of the BrydgeAir in that the keyboard acts...

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Apple TV (2015) vs NVIDIA Shield Android TV –...

Today we’re comparing the forth generation Apple TV to the NVIDIA Shield. These are quite possibly the two best set top boxes out right now. I won’t be going into every little detail here, but instead the things that are most important for myself. But before we get in-depth with either option, let’s take a look at specifications between the two…


First up, we have the fourth generation Apple TV which packs a dual-core A8 processor, 2GB of RAM, either 32 or 64GB storage options, and also an HDMI 1.4 port (and yes that means no 4K video this time around, but maybe next year)....

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JBL Pulse 2 vs Marsboy Orb: Bluetooth speakers at...

If you are looking for some differentiation in your Bluetooth speakers, the JBL Pulse 2 ($199) and the Marsboy Orb ($30 after SPDJVX3R code) offer varying degrees of light show to accompany your music. While the JBL Pulse 2 is essentially a very good Charge 2+ with a light show wrapped around the outside, the Marsboy brings a base model Chinese brand speaker with a LED...

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: T-Mobile iPhone 6s/Plus $100...

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:

T-Mobile is discounting iPhone 6s/Plus by $100 when bought on an installment plan or outright

Apple iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 64GB in all colors: ...

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Apple has 43.6 percent of U.S. smartphone...

Apple was the top smartphone manufacturer in September with 43.6 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers, according to new data from comScore (, a global media measurement and analytics company. That’s down half a percentage point from June.

Samsung ranked second with 27.6 percent market share, followed by LG with 9.4 percent (up 1.1 percentage points from June), Motorola with 4.8 percent and HTC with 3.3 percent.

Android ranked as the top smartphone platform in September with 52.3 percent market share (up 0.7 percentage points from June). iOS followed with 43.6 percent, Microsoft with 2.9 percent, BlackBerry with 1.2 percent and Symbian with 0.1 percent.

According to comScore, 192.4 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (77.4 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months...

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Gadget Ogling: An Emotional Keyboard, a Puzzling...

To communicate online in 2015 is to have at least a passing awareness of emoji -- the colorful symbols that are endemic in social media and text messages. Inputting emoji into a post or message from a computer is often awkward, though this item might help.
EmojiWorks has a physical keyboard which, at the touch of a modifier -- think ctrl, alt or command -- you can use to type emoji. A skintone changer lets you bring each icon in line with recent diversity adjustments to the various emoji images. Users can choose 47, 94 or 120 emoji to input.

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Facebook blocking all mentions of competitor

The question here is, is Facebook protecting its users from spam, or are they taking action to prevent a potential competitor from gaining a foothold?

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The week in Apple news: iPad Pro, iPhone 7 rumors, 4...

Apple headlines for the week ending Nov. 6, 2015

Everybody’s wondering, will the iPad Pro ship on November 11? Only the folks at Apple know, though Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue showed off the iPad Pro at a recent conference.We’ll see what happens next week. In the meantime, catch up on all the important Apple headlines in this slideshow. Just click the link to get more information on a story.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple TV & 4K iMac...

AppleInsider this week took a crack at reviewing not one but two major new Apple products, while the rumor cycle again turned to the long-term with possible details of iOS and iPhone upgrades, the Apple Car, and live content plans.

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Free Apple SuperDrive and 50% off AppleCare with 13...

For the next 9 days, AI readers can take advantage of a pair of exclusive deals that deliver a free Apple SuperDrive and 50% off AppleCare with Apple's early-2015 13 MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.

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Friday November 6

How a Mobile App Firm Found the XcodeGhost In the...

SpacemanukBEJY.53u writes: A Denver-based mobile app development company, Possible Mobile, had a tough time figuring out why Apple recently rejected its app from the App Store. After a lot of head scratching, it eventually found the XcodeGhost malware hidden in an unlikely place — a third-party framework that it had wrapped into its own app. Their experience shows that the efforts of malware writers can have far-ranging effects on the mobile app component supply chain.


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Apple retains US smartphone lead as LG reports...

Apple's iPhone was again the top smartphone in the U.S. market for the third quarter of 2015, according to analytics firm comScore, but Korean company LG was the only manufacturer to enjoy sequential gains.

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‘Shot on iPhone 6’ photographers surprised with...

Apple’s Shot on iPhone ad campaign was largely deemed a huge success, with the campaign taking home the top prize at the Cannes Grand Prix festival over the summer. Separately, a photo featured in the campaign won its own Cannes Lions award. Now, Apple is rewarding those photographers who had their iPhone-shot pictures featured in the campaign.

Apple today has surprised Shot on iPhone photographers with physical photo books featuring the images featured in the campaign. Participants in the ad campaign are receiving packages with the photo book, as well as a pair of plain white gloves, presumably meant to wear while the handle the cloth photo books. The books are all white and titled “The Gallery.”

One photographer who received a book, Brendan Ó Sé, of Cork, Ireland, said the books...

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Apple's Eddy Cue talks over-the-top Apple TV...

In newly released footage of Eddy Cue's recent interview with CNNMoney, the Apple exec offered a few more details about the company's vision for the living room, specifically discussing the role apps will play in freeing consumers from traditional viewing habits.

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Apple's iPad Pro up for preorder at MacMall...

After Sam's Club spilled the beans on Apple's iPad Pro release date earlier on Friday, authorized reseller MacMall is now showing preorder availability for the big-screen slate expected to ship on Nov. 13, complete with early-bird discounts.

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Apple sends 'Shot on iPhone 6'...

In a thank you to photographers whose pictures were used as part of Apple's "Shot on iPhone 6" ad campaign, the company is sending out special coffee table books containing a page-by-page collection of selected works and their respective installations seen on outdoor billboards around the world.

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Now Facebook Users Can Tell Their Music Stories

Facebook on Thursday announced Music Stories, a feature in its iPhone app that lets users post links to music they like with comments. Clicking the link will launch a 30-second preview of the music, which is streamed from either Apple Music or Spotify. Listeners then can purchase the music from the service or save it to their account there. Facebook plans to add other streaming services to the feature. There was no word on whether it will offer Music Stories in its Android or Windows Phone apps.

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MacMall already has iPad Pros on sale with modest $...


iPads officially go on sale next week and AppleCare training started today but Apple reseller MacMall is the first US retailer advertising offering the iPad Pro and they’ve already marked prices down modestly $12/SKU.   MacMall, unlike Apple, takes Paypal and only collects sales tax in CA, NY, IL, WI, MN, CO, TN, NC and GA which can save a significant bit of change.

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Eddy Cue talks Apple’s rumored web TV service &...

CNN Money has today shared the second part of its interview with Apple SVP Eddy Cue. In the first part of the interview, shared last week, Cue noted of how the Apple TV has graduated from the “hobby” stage and sold more than 20 million units. While sales of the new fourth-gen box are unclear at this point, Cue did hint at some future features come to the device in part two of the interview, as well as  Apple’s ultimate goal with the tvOS platform.

The current state of cable TV, as CNN notes, is in somewhat of a disastrous and outdated state. Cue, however,...

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Google buys iOS video app maker Fly Labs to boost...

Google on Friday announced plans to bolster its Google Photos team with the purchase of Fly Labs, developers behind four iOS apps for making quick video edits on the go.

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Apple now has 32 percent of the streaming TV...

One week after the fourth-generation Apple TV went on sale, Apple now has a bigger share of the market than Amazon, Roku, and Google according to Slice Intelligence. With the addition of the new Apple TV, Apple has the largest share of the streaming TV hardware market, at 31 percent, followed closely by Amazon, at 28 percent.

Among those who had purchased a TV streaming device over the past two years, most of them bought an Apple TV. However, the vast majority had not bought an Apple set-top box, Roku, Chromecast, or Fire TV during this period. The research group — which bases its data on his panel of three-million-plus online shoppers — also notes that:

While the average person who buys an Apple product spends $788 per year on Apple gear, those who bought the latest Apple TV spent $1,161 in the same period....

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AWT News Update: November 6, 2015

Lots of fun Apple news for a Slow News Friday®:

  • The Apple TV is now the leader in the streaming TV hardware market
  • Rumors -- could Faraday Future actually be Apple, Inc?
  • Instagram testing 3D Touch-able ads

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Notable apps and app updates for November 6, 2015

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 for iOS and Mac OS X:

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Ahh, it's finally Friday. Time to sit back, relax, and perhaps enjoy a frosty brew (insert warning to drink responsibly here...). So let's get a little silly and look at some beer-related apps for your iOS devices. 

First up is the best -- and maybe only -- beer social network, Untappd (free). It's a check-in network for anyone who enjoys beer, giving you a way to search for local craft beers and bars, and what beers are recommended. You can track all of the beers you try, rate them, take photos, and send 'em to your friends. The more you try different beers and locations, the more badges you can...

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Opinion: With Apple TV 4’s open app platform, some...

While the new fourth-generation Apple TV advances Apple’s entertainment box in many areas including universal search, Siri  input and a whole App Store for the first time, much of week one with Apple TV 4 has been about what you lose when moving from Apple TV 2 or 3.

The list is uncomfortably packed for a device that had three years to advance since its predecessor hit the market: missing Bluetooth keyboard and iPhone/iPad Remote app support for easier text input, Apple Watch’s built-in Remote app doesn’t recognize it yet, the Podcasts app hasn’t moved over, and the Photos app is exactly the same (no iCloud Photo Library) despite the newer iCloud Music Library feature making the cut for Apple Music.

There’s also the oddity of each channel being pre-installed on older Apple TVs while new Apple TVs ship with only iTunes, Music, and Photos apps installed. If I were gifting a family member a new Apple TV...

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Rumor claims new electric car maker Faraday Future...

A mysterious electric car maker called Faraday Future -- backed by large resources -- could be a front for Apple, a report speculated on Friday.

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FunBITS: Preparing for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Star Wars fans are champing at the bit for the first new Star Wars movie in a decade. Managing Editor and Star Wars fan Josh Centers explains how you can scratch your Star Wars itch with your Apple devices.


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No Time to Respond to Email? Let Google Do It

Google this week unveiled Smart Reply for Gmail on iOS and Android. It uses machine intelligence and neural networks to suggest up to three possible responses for incoming email, based on the content of those emails. The system learns from users' responses to suggestions to fine-tune its offerings. It has a repository of 20,000 Smart Replies that will continue to grow with time, said Google spokesperson Emma Ogiemwanye. Smart Reply will be available in English in Google Play and Apple's App Store.

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Instagram reportedly testing ads with 3D Touch...

Instagram is reportedly testing new ads that will take full advantage of being integrated with Apple’s platforms including the new 3D touch pressure sensitive touchscreen feature and its payments service Apple Pay, Digiday reports.

The integration of Apple Pay and 3D Touch, a new feature introduced with the iPhone 6s that allows pressure sensitive touchscreen interactions, is reportedly being tested as an expansion of Instagram’s recently launched “Shop Now” feature:

It has even run tests with restaurants to sell menu items right from the Instagram feed, without the need to click off the app’s main feed, said an ad agency source familiar with the test.

Some of the shopping tests incorporate features like Apple’s force touch screen feature, which lets consumers apply pressures in their clicks to...

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The Week in iOS Apps: Google wants to know: Who...

Who's Down?

This week’s roundup includes a new invite-only app from Google that lets you and your friends know “Who’s Down” for some fun. Read on!


Chatbaka is pitched as a safe way to send SMS messages while you’re driving: Just open the app, hit the “record” button, dictate your text, and send it. The message is sent as both text and voice recording. Question: Do you need this app when you’ve already got Siri? Chatbaka’s developers hope so: The latest release includes new features to more easily shift the app into “drive mode” and to choose chat recipients.

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Hacked Apple TV runs native tvOS browser

That didn't take long.

Dutch developer jvanakker hacked the new Apple TV to run a native tvOS web browser. Here's Apple's website on the fourth-generation Apple TV:

Sadly, this app wouldn't be allowed on the tvOS App Store since it uses a private API based on Apple's UIWebView class. The browser, which can be looked at as an interesting proof of concept, lets users scroll through pages with the Siri Remote, with a press on the center of the touch surface bringing up a cursor for clicking. 

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Apple might enable your iPhone with a secret way to...

If you carry around sensitive information on your iPhone, you could soon have one less reason to panic.

This week Business Insider reported that Apple has filed a patent to activate “panic mode” when unlocking your iPhone using a designated finger. Once your iPhone is unlocked using the secret panic mode method, the device would automatically limit access to personal information, reset the device altogether or activate preset actions.

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Hydration made easy with WaterMinder for iOS

One of the big health tips that's been going around for the past few years is to drink more water. A surprising number of us go around in a slightly dehydrated state, which can cause a number of issues. Drinking more water can keep your stomach feeling full and keep you from snacking, help keep your skin more supple, prevent infections and kidney stones, and more. The problem is that it's hard to remember to keep drinking water. That's where WaterMinder for iOS (US$1.99) comes in handy.

After loading and launching the app on your iPhone, you're asked if you wish to link it to the iOS Health app. If you do, it will also ask if you with to share information from and to the Health app. Your age, weight, gender and other information will be automatically entered into WaterMinder, at which point it creates a target goal for you in terms of ounces of water to drink per day....

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Apple singles out shopping apps in new iOS App Store...

Apple added a new Shopping category to the iOS App Store on Friday to collect mobile banking, marketplace and coupon apps -- including those that accept Apple Pay -- in one easy to browse location.

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10 Days Only: Free AppleCare & Free Apple...

In an effort to best last year's holiday deals, AI one of Apple's authorized resellers are teaming up to offer Free AppleCare, a Free Apple SuperDrive, and cash discounts on a handful of Late-2015 15" MacBook Pros (including both key retail configurations), or a Free Apple Super Drive and up to 80% off AppleCare with the remainder of the 15" MacBook Pro lineup.

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Is Apple positioning Apple Music’s Connect as Vevo/...

It’s no secret that Apple has had a hand in producing video and other content for artists since launching its new Apple Music streaming service. While we’ve known it has been hosting videos for artists using its own video player inside Apple Music, Apple quietly started adding an embed button to the video player that takes it out of Apple Music and makes it sharable across the rest of the web. The feature is notable for a few reasons and could mean big things to come for Apple, video, and its relationship with YouTube and other competitive music and video services…

The new sharing option began appearing sometime in recent weeks as new videos from Drake and the company’s latest Apple Music ad featuring Kenny Chesney included an embed button on Apple’s usual video player. It’s currently hidden,...

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New Apple TV hacked to run makeshift Safari browser

A new YouTube video (embedded below) showing the first browser designed for the new Apple TV has been published. The app uses a private API to render web content, so it’s not likely you’ll be seeing it on the App Store any time soon, but the project is open source and can be downloaded by anyone.

The browser takes advantage of the Siri Remote bundled with the new Apple TV hardware to navigate websites. Pressing the glass surface on the remote switches between two modes.

The first allows the user to scroll by flicking the glass, while the other mode displays an arrow that can be moved freely around the...

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Instagram testing next-gen ads leveraging Apple...

Facebook-owned Instagram is reportedly testing ads that exploit two of Apple's most recent technologies, 3D Touch and Apple Pay, as part of a broader effort to reap more cash from the photo-sharing service. [Updated with Instagram denial]

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Apple launches new Shopping category in the App...

Apple has enabled a new category on the iOS App Store designed to help shoppers find apps for specific retailers. The Shopping category is now rolling out worldwide and includes apps from companies including Apple, Target, eBay. and Groupon.

As the inclusion of these apps demostrates, the section can be used to track down not only products, but also deals, coupons, and auctions. Previously such apps were grouped into the Lifestyle section, which wasn’t the best fit as that also included apps with a wide variety of purposes ranging from...

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Apple's iPad Pro pegged for Friday, Nov. 13...

Apple's jumbo-sized iPad Pro is set to launch in one week, on next Friday, Nov. 13, according to retail chain Sam's Club, which has begun accepting preorders on its website.

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Carbon Copy Cloner: What’s your plan when your Mac’s...

Thanks to Carbon Copy Cloner for sponsoring The Loop this week. What’s your plan when your Mac’s hard drive dies? Plan ahead and get back to work in minutes with a Carbon Copy Cloner bootable backup. CCC—the app that saves your bacon.

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Roundup: The best apps and games for the new Apple TV

The Apple TV has been available for a week now and the tvOS App Store is estimated to include over 1,000 apps, with more coming online every day. There’s a pretty good selection of titles, with a heavy focus on gaming. Developers are still figuring out how to use the touchpad Siri Remote in interesting and new ways but the initial launch is promising for sure. We’ve rounded up our favourite apps and games for the new Apple TV so far …

Top Apps And Games For The New Apple TV
Battle Supremacy: Evolution

My current favorite Apple TV game, Battle Supremacy: Evolution. You play as a transforming mecha unit and speed through beautiful-scenery like futuristic cityscapes, mountains and more. The vehicle can swap between being a tank, a drone or an airplane and...

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Rumor: iPad Pro to arrive in stores on Friday, Nov....

Sources tell Apple World Today that the iPad Pro will be in stores on Friday, Nov. 13, instead of Wednesday, Nov. 11, as previously rumored. Actually, stores will have the super-sized tablets on hand the 11th, but won’t release them to consumers until the 13th, says our source.

The new date aligns with Apple’s convention, and the fact that new Apple products generally go on sale on Fridays. Pricing for the iPad Pro starts at $799 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and $1,079 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular 128GB model. The iPad Pro comes in three metallic finishes including silver, gold and space gray.

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iPad 2 still most used iPad model, early adoption...

iPad 2 was still the most commonly-used iPad in October, despite the numerous other models shipped since 2011, according to a study published on Friday by analytics firm Localytics.

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Opinion: Apple rumors can be valuable forecasts of...

Theo Levey’s early iPhone 6 render wasn’t perfect, but it was usefully close

Reporting on future Apple products isn’t easy — it’s actually one of the biggest challenges in the world of technology journalism. Back in April 2011, The Verge’s predecessor (This Is My Next) ran a much-discussed report on the “iPhone 5,” which was claimed to be teardrop-shaped, with an enlarged, gesture-sensitive Home Button, and a bezel-less 3.7″ screen. NFC, inductive charging, and a speaker and sensors hidden behind the screen were also said to be possibilities for the new iPhone. Not surprisingly, the report lit up the Internet, generating a lot of attention (and over 500 comments) for a fledgling web site. Though some people were skeptical, accessory makers...

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Dear first-generation sex robot ...

A life-size rubber doll named Roxxxy is on display during the Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010.

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Some users complain of Touch ID slowness,...

This is why bug fixes exist.

An increasing number of reports have surfaced stating that iPhones running iOS 9.1 are experiencing Touch ID problems wherein Touch ID has become slow or unreliable.

The complaints are similar: users running iOS 9.1 find Touch ID either refuses to recognise a user’s fingerprint, has become highly unreliable or doesn’t even register a fingerprint pressed against it. Users have tried hard resets (holding in the power and home button for 10 seconds) and complete factory resets without any success.

The issue appears to be affecting a small number of users, but harkens back to issues with Apple’s iOS 8.0.1 update last year...

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Instagram reportedly testing ads that use 3D Touch...

Instagram ads have been around for some time now, but a new report claims the company is looking to boost the in-app shopping experience. According to Digiday, the photo-sharing app is testing 3D Touch and Apple Pay support for those ads from compa...

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US must make next move on Safe Harbor

The European Union expects the U.S. to make the next move in negotiating a replacement for the Safe Harbor Agreement.

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Updated Apple Watch estimates place unit sales at...

The current guesstimate is that Apple has sold almost 7 million Apple Watch units since the device’s launch in late April, thereby trouncing competing smartwatch products from firms like Pebble, Samsung and Motorola.

This figure comes from analyst Daniel Matte of Canalys, who said that “After experiencing significant supply chain constraints early on, Apple managed to overcome its production struggles with the Apple Watch and is building momentum going into Q4.”

A Canalys estimate published in July suggested that the company had sold 4.2 million units in the June quarter. Apple hasn’t published any official data however, and other analysts have...

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iOS 9.2 to bring Arabic support to Siri following...

Last week, Apple seeded the first beta of the upcoming iOS 9.2 release to developers, and we’ve discovered that the new update will add support for Arabic in Siri. Apple previously built in the fundamental elements of understanding Arabic to iOS by adding Arabic support to the Keyboard Dictation and QuickType features in iOS 8 last year. Apple adding Arabic support to Siri follows up on Apple expanding its retail presence to the United Arab Emirates by opening up a pair of flagship stores in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

A local YouTube video shows off examples of...

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The inside story on getting an app in the Apple TV...

Matt Braun is an indie developer who busted his ass to get his game, SketchParty TV, up and running in time to be in the Apple TV app store in time for the day one rollout. Great story.

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Searching for Bollywood on the new Apple TV

Kathy Gibson gives some insight into searching for content on the Apple TV. Good read.

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Opinion: Five hardware lessons Apple could learn...

I know, it’s almost a blasphemous headline, and I can feel the comments system bracing itself for impact even before anyone has read a word of my arguments. Especially as Apple has engaged in lengthy lawsuits against Samsung for copying its own features.

But while Apple doesn’t blindly copy, it does learn from other companies, and it does so all the time. Indeed, you could say it’s one of the key things that sets Apple apart in the tech world: it doesn’t scrabble to be first to market with new technology. Apple instead sits back and watches, looks at what other companies do and then figures out how to create a better version.

Touch ID is a classic example. Fingerprint readers have been around forever in laptops, and Motorola put one into a smartphone – the Atrix – way back in 2011. But early fingerprint readers...

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How to power on and navigate your 4th-gen Apple TV...

With a compatible gaming controller, the new fourth-generation Apple TV can be used just like a traditional game console, powering on and navigating across the entire tvOS platform. Here's how it works.

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