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Tuesday November 22

Deals: 13" MacBook Pros with Touch Bar now...

Shoppers looking to get a Late 2016 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar as soon as possible can avoid Apple's 4-5 week wait and order one today from an online reseller and save on tax or secure 12-month no interest financing.

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Pundits believe Apple's Jony Ive no longer...

According to numerous reports said to be out of Apple headquarters, the company's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive hasn't contributing much to Apple's consumer goods design as of late, and has been more interested in architecture and similar projects for the last few years.

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Apple to open third Parisian store on Dec. 3

Apple will open a new Parisian store on Dec. 3, the company has announced, marking its third in the heart of the city.

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Phil Schiller again defends Touch Bar MacBook Pro’s...

These comments from Schiller point very clearly to Apple’s focus and direction when it comes to their laptops.

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Here’s another idea for saving the Mac from Apple

It’s been suggested that Apple needs to bring back the Mac clone program or else show its personal computer line some serious love. Here’s another good idea:

 Adam C. Engst, in a TidBITS column dubbed “Understanding Apple’s Marginalization of the Mac,” says Apple could make a Mac division a wholly owned subsidiary of the company a la FileMaker, Inc. Here’s his suggestion:

“Apple … could take FileMaker Inc. as a model. FileMaker, which emerged from the ashes of Claris, is a wholly owned subsidiary, but since the needs of the database development market differ significantly from those of Apple’s other markets, it has presumably made sense to give FileMaker more autonomy than other apps. Even if FileMaker’s independence is a historical accident — I don’...

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French artist converts classic Macs into miniature...

If your old classic Mac finally died but you can’t quite bear to part with it, Parisian artist Christophe Guinet – aka Monsieur Plant – has just the project for you. As Engadget spotted, he’s converted a whole range of much-loved classic Mac models like the Classic, G3 and G5 into miniature indoor gardens.


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ThunderBay 4 mini now available with massive 10, 20...

OWC has introduced 10, 20, 30, and 40TB SSD models of its ThunderBay 4 mini RAID. The new high-capacity SSD configurations are powered by a SoftRAID engine, which delivers disk-health monitoring, RAID rebuilds, and transfer speeds up to 1,314MB/s via a Thunderbolt 2 connection.

All this comes in a compact aluminum enclosure. The ThunderBay 4 mini now offers the highest capacity and fastest SSD configurations in its class. SoftRAID for ThunderBay supports RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, and 1+0, giving users the flexibility to create multiple arrays to suit the specific demands of their workflow. Users will also benefit from always-on real-time disk-health monitoring via the SoftRAID application, or email notifications when working remotely, according to OWC CEO Larry O’Connor.

Unlike traditional software RAID solutions, SoftRAID’s revolutionary volume optimization allows users to quickly configure their ThunderBay 4 mini for...

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Opinion: Is Apple dropping AirPort products just...

It was reported yesterday that Apple is disbanding the division of the company responsible for its wireless networking products: the hard drive-equipped Time Capsule and both AirPort Extreme and AirPort Express routers. The report was given additional credence by recent discounts and the fact that the products haven’t been updated in more than three years.

On one level, the decision seems like a no-brainer for Apple. The company is in the premium product basis. Back in the days when Wi-Fi was a new thing, it made sense for Apple to boost adoption rates by offering...

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Gridsutra launches Gridsura for macOS

Macubes has introduced Gridsutra 1.0 for macOS. It’s a $2.99 tool that allows you to work in different windows at the same time. Gridsutra re-sizes and arranges windows using multiple layout options that can be predefined by users.

Gridsutra boasts a minimalist status bar menu. It includes a Launcher panel that delivers multiple layout profiles at the stoke of a key. Shortcut keys can be assigned from the menu to facilitate the activation of preset layout profile. For those who prefer to use a mouse, Gridsutra allows windows to be arranged in three clicks.

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Protectstar debuts Data Shredder for iOS 2017

Protectstar has released Data Shredder for iOS 2017. By connecting their iPhone or iPad to any Mac and running the tool, you can delete and overwrite all used space on your iDevice, ensuring all personal data, including passwords, videos, photos, and more can never be recovered. 

The app is handy for use before donating or selling a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Data Shredder for iOS 2017 is available in two versions. The Professional Edition offers 10 different data shredding methods, completely wiping all free space and overwriting the storage area, to completely shred all of the stored data. Data Shredder Military Edition offers 17 erasing methods in total, while also offering an integrated file explorer.

Data Shredder for iOS 2017 Professional Edition requires macOS 10.11 or later. It costs US$29.90 and is available through the ProtectStar website. Data Shredder for iOS 2017 Military Edition is $49.90....

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DirecTV joins list of providers with single sign-on...

A fifth TV provider, AT&T's DirecTV, has quietly appeared as an option for people trying single sign-on support in the iOS 10.2 or tvOS 10.1 betas.

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Six months with CarPlay

Great review of CarPlay from John Vorhees, writing for MacStories. Good and the bad. Interesting that this is one of the few cases where Apple is forced to build a software experience on someone else’s hardware.

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Apple patent hints at ‘foldable’ iPhones and iPads

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,504,170) for “flexible display devices” that hints at future “foldable” iPhones — and perhaps iPads, as well. In the patent filing, the company says that “it would be desirable to use flexible display technology to provide improved electronic devices.”

Here’s Apple’s summary of the invention: “Electronic devices may be provided that contain multiple housing portions. The housing portions may be coupled together using hinges. The hinges may include hinges based on a three-bar linkage, hinges based on a four-bar linkage, hinges with slotted members, hinges formed from flexible support structures, and hinges based on flexible housing structures. Flexible displays may be mounted to the housing portions overlapping the hinges. 

“When the housing portions in a device are rotated relative to each other, the flexible display may bend. The hinge may be configured to allow the flexible display to be placed in a front-to-front...

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∞ Apple debuts Frankie’s Holiday ad with a familiar...

[VIDEO] Interesting how distinctive voices can be. The minute Frankie’s groaning singing voice kicked in, I was pretty sure who it was. Great job with the makeup. Wasn’t certain until I verified it with a quick Google search.

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Apple puts up Black Friday teaser page

From Apple’s Black Friday teaser page:

Friday can’t come soon enough.

Our one-day shopping event will be here before you know it. Come back this Friday to check everyone off your list.

Free two day shipping on all in-stock items ordered by 5p. No mention of time zone there. Fair to assume it’s 5p local time?

Check back Friday morning to see what’s on sale. I’m hoping for a discount on the new Apple Watch.

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Buyers' guide: Apple's MacBook Air,...

Apple has three distinct lines of laptop computers, but the lines between them can be pretty hazy. If you're in the market for yourself, or somebody you know, AppleInsider can help if you know the answers to a few, basic questions.

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AT&T's DirecTV added to single sign-on list...

AT&T’s DirecTV has been added to the list of single sign-on compatible services for tvOS and iOS. As noted by MacRumors, the addition of its 20 million U.S. subscribers makes it the biggest provider to support the feature so far, displacing Dish Network and Sling TV. 

With the early beta of single sign-on, there were only a few supported TV providers: Dish Network and its Sling TV subsidiary, as well as small regional services GVTC Communications and Hotwire rounded out the list. 

Single sign-on is activated in tvOS 10.1 beta and iOS 10.2 beta testers. It gives customers in the US a simplified way of enjoying pay-TV video channels.

Users only have to sign in once on Apple TV to enjoy immediate access to their favorite video channels that are included as part of their pay-TV subscription. Once a user is signed into one network app, any other app on Apple TV from participating pay-TV providers will...

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Apple plans Black Friday ‘shopping event’

Apple has posted a Holiday Gifts webpage that advertises a "shopping event" scheduled for Friday, Nov. 25. Known as Black Friday and the start of the holiday season, the date traditionally sees retailers slash prices.

Apple’s webpage simply states: “Friday can’t come soon enough. Our one-day shopping event will be here before you know it. Come back this Friday to check everyone off your list.”

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Apple launches free repair program for iPhone 6s...

If you’re an iPhone 6s owner, you might want to look into this.

Apple has launched an iPhone 6s repair program focused on users that are affected by a battery flaw that causes their iPhone 6s to unexpectedly shut down.

Apple claims that the issue plagues “a very small number of iPhone 6s devices” that were manufactured between September and October of 2015. To remedy the problem, Apple is offering to replace the battery on affected units, free of charge.

The company has pointed out that this issue does not affect user safety in any way and offered the following comment on the issue:

Apple has determined that a very small number of iPhone 6s devices may unexpectedly shut down. This is not a safety issue and only affects devices within...

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MacBook Pro maker Quanta says shipments will remain...

The chairman of Quanta, the sole manufacturer of MacBook Pro models, says that shipments of the new models will remain high into the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes. Apple is likely responsible for what the company expects to be a strong final quarter this year.


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Rumor: Apple has disbanded its wireless router...

As much as you love your AirPort router, it may be the last of its kind.

Apple has apparently disbanded its wireless router division, having moved personnel away from this to focus on products that generate more revenue.

Apple began shutting down the wireless router team over the past year, dispersing engineers to other product development groups, including the one handling the Apple TV, said sources who asked not to be named because the decision hasn’t been publicly announced.

Apple hasn’t refreshed its wireless routers since 2013 following years of frequent updates to match new protocols from the wireless industry. The decision to disband the team indicates the company isn’t currently pushing forward with new...

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11 security basics that keep you safe from holiday...

Let's go shopping!

Image by Diariocritico de Venezuela

As far as theft and fraud are concerned, you face (and willingly accept) a moderate amount of risk when you shop online or out in their local neighborhoods. This holiday season is no different, but the risk is elevated some, because criminals are looking for easy marks and low-hanging fruit.

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Final Cut Pro rendering almost twice as fast on new...

Tests by freelance video editor Peter Wiggins, who runs the website, show that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro is almost twice as fast at video rendering as the original 2012 Retina model.

On to a project rendering test with Final Cut Pro X. All the machines used the same Library and were connected to the same Thunderbolt drive where the ProRes 422 was rendered. Before each test, the render files were deleted.

The project was a one and a half minute sequence made up of multicams, chromakey, drop shadow, repositioning and Motion effects […] So a rough bit of maths and you’ll see that the new 15″ MacBook Pro is nearly twice as fast as the 2012 model.

While the comparison is with the first-gen Retina machine, rather than the most recent...

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I want an Apple TV with 4K support under my...

The holiday season is fast approaching, and I’m awaiting my Apple TV with 4K support. Sadly, it doesn’t seem like I’ll find one under my Christmas tree.

Which is sad and more than a bit ironic. Apple makes the incredible iMac with 5K Retina and has teamed up with LG on a 5K display for the new MacBook Pros. All recent iPhones can record 4K video. But the fourth generation Apple TV merely supports HD video of 1920 x 1080 pixels. 

The lack of 4K support only contributes to the set-top box’s image as a mere “hobby” for Apple. It’s time for the company to give us the fifth generation Apple TV. And, while we’re on the subject, let’s see some 4K content available on the iTunes Store.

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MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar start start...

While the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models are still not on display in UK Apple Stores, the first UK orders have now started shipping. My own order status this morning switched from ‘Processing’ to ‘Preparing for Shipment,’ and some are reporting an update to ‘Shipped’ status with tracking details …


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The Orbit is a great iPad stand; now some...

By Bekha Gannon

I’m impressed with the US$129.99 FLOTE Orbit Stand from FloteYourTablet, a small tablet stand designed to hold your iPad (or other tablet). 

The Orbit is great for use on a night stand for reading ebooks in bed. It's convenient for placing on a kitchen counter so you can view recipes on your iPad while cooking. It's also nice for use on a desk.

I work in a children's hospital as a child life specialist. Part of my job is to help divert the child's attention during procedures. We use tablets all day long for the patients to engage in TV shows, music, and games on the tablet. Sometimes patients have to lie on their back or sides and aren't able to move their hands or hold the tablet themselves.

This means that means someone has to hold it for them. I was hoping the Orbit could be used as a tablet holder for this purpose, but it's too heavy to be lugging all over a...

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Apple patents foldable iPhone with flexible display...

An Apple patent published Tuesday reveals the company has for years been actively investigating a hinged iPhone format, with designs calling for a flexible metal-backed OLED display capable of being folded in half.

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Monday November 21

New numbers filed with the U.S. government show that...

Apple today has quietly released its latest diversity numbers, reflecting of the company as of July of this year. The numbers show that Apple is continuing its push towards diversity in the workplace, but that executive and upper management positions are still largely filled by white males…


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There’s another malicious link floating around that...

Every so often, a weird bug related to iOS will emerge that causes some sort of temporary misbehaving for users affected by it. For instance, nearly two years ago the infamous “effective power” bug took the internet by storm, and we’ve seen various other similar issues since then.

Now, it has been discovered that playing a certain .mp4 video in Safari on any iOS device will cause the device to slow to a crawl and eventually freeze altogether…


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Apple to hold one-day Black Friday sales event after...

Apple late Monday night posted a webpage teasing an upcoming one-day shopping event set for Black Friday, suggesting the company is reinstating its seasonal sale.

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Apple teases upcoming Black Friday ‘one-day shopping...

Apple today unveiled a new webpage teasing the upcoming Black Friday shopping holiday. On the webpage, Apple touts that it will be holding a “one-day event” this Friday, much like other retailers do.

Apple, however, has largely stayed out of Black Friday in recent years, instead opting to offload the responsibility of slashing prices to retail partners. If this webpage is any indication though, it seems like Apple might be preparing to reenter the Black Friday game this year…


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Apple's top management largely white and male,...

Apple on Monday quietly released employment diversity statistics current as of July 2016, revealing high level executive and management positions are overwhelmingly filled by white males.

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Quick take video review: LG's UltraFine 4K...

Apple alongside the release of its new MacBook Pro lineup partnered with display maker LG to develop a pair of complementary UltraFine Displays with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and high-resolution IPS panels. Today, AppleInsider takes a look at the 21.5-inch 4K version.

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Phil Schiller again defends Touch Bar MacBook Pro...

Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller is on a personal quest to stop the spread of misinformation about the company's new MacBook Pro flagship, as the executive penned another email outlining the why and how of Apple's decision to limit RAM allotments to 16GB.

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Phil Schiller again breaks down why new MacBook Pro...

The new MacBook Pros have been met with a wide array of responses thus far, with some praising the new machines and others viewing them as a step back for a variety of reasons. One common question since the announcement of the new models, however, has centered around why the machines max out at 16GB of RAM.

While Phil Schiller originally penned this limitation on battery life concerns, a new email from the Apple executive offers a bit more insight as to the reasoning…


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Macworld’s December Digital Edition: First Look at...

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

In the December issue

We take a first look at the new MacBook Pro and a closer look at the iPhone 7 Plus. And, see our amazing results of pushing the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait mode to the limit.

Also in this month’s issue:

Feature: The dual-lens camera makes iPhone 7 Plus a winner

Mac User: Ta-dah! Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest MacBook Pro

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The Apple Daily Report for Nov. 21, 2016

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a road trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

Apple has posted a new Apple Music ad that continues its "distractingly good" campaign. The ad stars Drake, an artist who has developed a good relationship with Apple and its music service.  Apple has also shared a new TV ad called "Frankie's Holiday" in time for the holiday season, accompanied with the tagline "open your heart to everyone." 

Some buyers of Apple's new MacBook Pros are finding that the three-finger drag gesture is working inconsistently on their trackpads, if at all, according to complaints on Apple's support forums and elsewhere. Where the problem is intermittent, it may manifest only on...

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WKRP’s “Turkeys Away”: an oral history

This post is from a few years ago but, in honor of the upcoming US Thanksgiving Day festivities, I thought some of you might want to read this oral history of one of the funniest TV episodes of all time.

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Best Black Friday Apple Deals: iPad Pro 9.7″ from $...

As Black Friday approaches, the 9to5Toys team has been working diligently to find the best deals leading up to the biggest deal day of the year. While the Toys team covers all of the big deals and new gear from the retailers you trust, we’re paying particular attention to Apple Deals here.

First, you’ll want to be sure that you’re following 9to5Toys on Twitter, RSS and Facebook for all of the latest deals as they pop up. This is important because retailers have gotten tricky with their Black Friday deals and the best deals often only last minutes at a time. Second, you don’t want to leave your computer on Black Friday. The best deals are online. Waiting in lines and wrestling HDTVs from Black...

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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 21...

Notable software releases this week include Alfred 3.2, Microsoft Office 2016 15.28 and Office 2011 14.7, Hazel 4.0.8, Slack for Mac 2.3.2, Postbox 5.0.7, ChronoSync 4.7.1, 1Password 6.5.1, and Pixelmator 3.6.


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Turn your face into a cookie

This is very cool. I need one of these.

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Samsung says US Galaxy S7 phones safe despite...

Although the short-lived Galaxy Note 7 was plagued by battery fires, the Galaxy S7 line should be safe -- despite some rare incidents caused by damage, Samsung said in an unusual press release.

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10 sneaky holiday phishing scams to watch out for

Scams to keep an eye out for

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It always happens this time of year, an influx of holiday related scams circulating the interwebs. Scams don't wait for the holidays, but scammers do take advantage of the increased shopping and distraction when things get busy to take your money and personal information. Jon French, security analyst at AppRiver, warns you of six holiday threats to watch out for.

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No TidBITS Issue on 28 November 2016

We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, although we’ll continue to post articles and ExtraBITS links on our Web site. The next email issue will be published on 5 December 2016.


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Developer brings classic FPS Doom to Touch Bar on...

In an unusual proof of its versatility, one developer has managed to get id Software's original Doom running on the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar.

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Parallels Black Friday Mac Bundle: 1Password,...

From 9to5Toys:

Parallels just launched its Black Friday bundle and in it offers 7 Mac apps free when you upgrade or buy Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac starting at $49/$79. The apps regularly have a combined value of $509. 

In addition to Parallels Desktop 12, the go-to virtual machine software for running Windows, Android and other operating systems on your Mac, you’ll get a few must-have Mac apps for free including the popular 1Password password manager.

You’ll also get a one year subscription for an Acronis Online backup account with 500GB for storage in the cloud and much more.

Here’s what’s included:


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Doom running on the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar is...

It’s an old philosophical question: “If a tree falls in the forest, and there’s an LED screen embedded in it for some reason, can it run Doom?” Okay, that metaphor got away from me, but the fact remains that there’s a time-honored tradition to “Running Doom On Technology That Shouldn’t Run Doom.”

In years past we’ve seen the 1993 classic running on a hacked ATM, on a Canon printer, on an oscilloscope, on a giant LED truck, and of course running inside another instance of Doom.


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What Apple’s MacBook Lineup Should Look Like

Dismayed by Apple’s direction with the new MacBook Pro models? You’re far from alone. Either way, Adam Engst feels that Apple needs to rethink its laptop lineup to provide models that optimize for each of price, size, and performance.


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Understanding Apple’s Marginalization of the Mac

Adam Engst argues that Apple’s recent Mac-related announcements are understandable because, despite its size and capabilities, the company can focus on only one platform at a time. And it’s not the Mac.


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Chase Pay QR code-based payment service launches...

Chase Pay is the latest mobile payment service to join the digital wallet competition. The new payment option relies on a QR code-based mobile app on your smartphone to complete payments in stores. A version on the web is also available for online shopping.


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Giveaway: Enter to win a motusBaseball Complete...

Motus this week is partnering with AppleInsider to give readers the chance to win a motusBaseball Complete Package valued at $149.95. Four lucky winners will be drawn on Nov. 28.

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A USB dongle can hijack all your Web accounts and...

A proof of concept from security researcher and software developer Samy Kamkar shows that macOS, Windows, and Linux computers can have any previously active Web logins hijacked merely by plugging in a tiny Unix device via USB or Thunderbolt, even if the computer is locked and password protected, and possibly even when it seems to be asleep. It can also hijack many router brands on the same network.

PoisonTap exploits several interlocked network and browser design features, rather than relying on an operating system, hardware, or browser flaw. This will make it harder to root out and resolve. Kamkar said in an interview, “The interesting attacks to me are by design: how do you exploit the protocol rather than a single buffer overflow that gets patched the next day.”

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HiRise Duet charges both an iPhone and an Apple...

Twelve South has released the $119.99 HiRise Duet, a charging stand that powers your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time. Made from metal and accented with Napa leather, this streamlined stand includes an integrated Lightning Connector and Watch Charging Disk. 

Twelve South has made sure that your daytime Apple Watch can still be used as your night-time clock; HiRise Duet powers up Apple Watch in Nightstand mode. When you wrap your Apple smartwatch around the support post on its side, it automatically turns it into a bedside alarm clock, with the crown serving as a snooze button. To protect your Watch’s finish when it’s on its side, the base of HiRise Duet is thoughtfully lined with a soft layer of leather. 

The charging stand has a 3.75-inch square footprint. Weighing a pound, or the same as three iPhone 7’s, this stand is designed to stayin play.


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Study: Apple Pay branding on vending machines...

The results of a new six month study by a company offering Apple Pay on vending machines shows that “Apple Pay” branding on the machines helped increase mobile transactions and overall sales.


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With Apple abandoning AirPort, here are the best...

Some fear has erupted at the news that Apple may be shutting down development of its own AirPort wireless routers. However, picking a router isn't as complicated as it used to be, and AppleInsider has some suggestions that work well with other Apple hardware.

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Instagram introduces live video in Stories, self-...

Instagram on Monday launched two potentially radical changes to its photo- and video-sharing service, including support for live videos within Stories.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi from $275,...

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.


Best Buy is offering $125 off iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi...

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Instagram is shaking things up with live video and...

Instagram Stories started a bit inauspiciously as a very obvious Snapchat Stories clone. But three months in and it’s clearly a success: 100 million people use Stories every day to check their friends’ disappearing photos or add their own. Now the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network is adding a live video feature to Stories, so you can broadcast your life for up to an hour at a time.

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Apple reportedly limits Verizon iPhone 7 modem speed...

Enlarge / The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple has been limiting the modem speeds of the iPhone 7 built for Verizon Wireless's network in order to match the slower speeds of the AT&T iPhone, according to reports Friday by Bloomberg and Recode.

The Verizon iPhone 7 uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 modem that is capable of LTE download speeds of up to 600Mbps, while the AT&T model uses an...

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Deals: $40 off unlocked iPhone 7s; 13-inch MacBook...

Heading into Black Friday, grab a 13-inch MacBook Pro for $1,199, 15-inch MacBook Pro for $1,799, 21.5-inch iMac for $899, 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display for $1,649 -- all with no tax outside NY. Or grab an unlocked iPhone 7s for $40 off on eBay with no tax for all.

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One of the Best New VR Things: Buying a Car

I had a fascinating experience last week. I got to see and experience the new Jaguar I-Pace, the company's electric answer to the as-yet-unannounced Tesla Y SUV, long before I'll actually get to see the prototype. I didn't just get to see the car -- I got to understand intimately why the car was created and what went into its design. I got to experience aspects of the vehicle viscerally, without actually getting into it. My experience was possible due to an alliance between Dell, HTC and Jaguar.

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Apple's Austin campus now up to 6,000 workers...

In a weekend profile of Apple's campus in Austin, Tex., the company claimed that it has created over 2 million jobs in the U.S. since the iPhone first went on sale in 2007.

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Clickbait, fake news and the power of feeling

Fake news has dominated post-election headlines, and important questions have been asked: Would Hillary have won had almost a million people not read that Pope Francis had endorsed Trump? (Probably not). Did Facebook take enough action to prevent fak...

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Craig Federighi: Apple intends to continue support...

Craig Federighi’s response to an email from a 9to5mac reader concerned about the elimination of Sal Soghoian’s position at Apple:

We have every intent to continue our support for the great automation technologies in macOS!

Thanks for being an Apple customer!

— craig

That should alleviate some concerns in the AppleScript and Automator communities.

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Frankenstein's monster serenades with iPhone 7...

Apple once again takes aim at viewers' heart strings with its annual holiday TV spot, though the 2016 rendition features a lighthearted twist, as Frankenstein's monster shows his sentimental side.

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Apple To Swap Faulty iPhone 6S Batteries

Apple is offering to replace the batteries of a "small number" of iPhone 6S phones with a fault that makes them unexpectedly shut down. The phones with this fault were manufactured between September and October 2015, it said in a statement. From a report on BBC:Affected devices will suddenly stop working even though the handset's battery has plenty of charge. Anyone with an eligible phone who takes up the offer will get a free replacement battery for their handset. In its announcement, Apple urged customers who believe they have a faulty phone to contact an Apple store, an authorised repair shop or the firm's support line to start the process of getting a new battery. A "limited serial number range" was affected, it said.


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Instagram launches live video for Stories,...

After a tease earlier this month, Instagram today announced its new live video functionality available within the app’s Stories feature. The app also gets disappearing photos and videos within direct messages including group chats.


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Report: Apple has broken up its AirPort team, won’t...

Enlarge / The AirPort Express was last updated in 2013. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Last month, Apple told reporters that it was formally exiting the standalone display business and ceding it to partners like LG. According to a new report from Bloomberg, it may soon be doing the same thing with its AirPort router business. Apple is still selling the routers for now, but it has apparently broken up its router development team and reassigned the engineers to other projects like the Apple TV

Though this could spell an official end for Apple's routers, unofficially there hasn...

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How to enable unsupported Thunderbolt 3 devices on...

TB3 enabler is a brand new hack from Khaos Tian that enables unsupported Thunderbolt 3 devices on the latest MacBook Pro.

As explained by Tian, Apple impedes support for some categories of Thunderbolt 3 devices by implementing a software block. TB3 enabler allows users to bypass that software block, enabling access to previously unsupported Thunderbolt 3 devices. more…

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RIP AirPort? Apple may abandon wireless routers and...

Apple is reportedly done with routers.

While the company hasn’t said anything publicly, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman (who has an excellent track record with Apple rumors) reports that Apple’s wireless router division has been disbanded. The engineers who were working on products like the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule have been moved to work on other projects over the past year, according to Gurman.


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MacBook Pro Diary: First impressions in the metal...

While some in the U.S. have been fortunate enough to take delivery of their shiny new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, those of us in the UK are getting a rather more gradual unveiling. Most Apple Stores don’t even have display models yet, and even in the Regent Street store they only had one of each model, tucked away inside a perspex tube running demo loops.

My MacBook Pro Diary series is, then, getting a rather more drawn-out ‘first impressions’ treatment than usual. But there is an upside to that: there’s actually quite a lot to discuss with this new machine, and so far the focus has been very much on the...

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A colorful journey through Morocco with an iPhone 7...

Some terrific, vibrant pictures.

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Apple shares new ‘Frankie’s Holiday’ ad featuring...

Apple has a special message for the world going into the holiday season: “Open your heart to everyone.” That’s the tagline at the end of its new holiday commercial called “Frankie’s Holiday” which sees an iPhone-toting Frankenstein feeling a bit left out.


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AppleScript, the perfect adjunct to iTunes: An open...

Kirk McElhearn, Macworld:

I was chagrined to learn that Sal Soghoian, who was Apple’s Product Manager of Automation Technologies, was let go for “business reasons.” Mr. Soghoian had been with Apple for nearly 20 years, and was the keeper of the flame for technologies such as AppleScript, Automator, and more.


It’s not clear whether the termination of Mr. Soghoian means the demise of AppleScript altogether, and particularly in iTunes, but many developers, iTunes users, and others are concerned by this decision.

You see, it’s all about freedom. Freedom to do things we want that Apple doesn’t think we need to be able to do. Freedom to explore. Freedom to discover new ways to link applications, to interact with files, to create our own solutions. We can’t expect apps to cater to all our whims, and tools like AppleScript and Automator allow us to go a step further and discover ways to do things that Apple never even considered.

Nice job by Kirk,...

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Apple's 2018 iPhone could use TSMC-made 7nm...

Apple chip supplier TSMC could make use of its new 7-nanometer manufacturing technique for the processors in 2018 iPhones, a new Chinese-language report suggests.

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Using 4K displays, 5K displays, and Ultra HD TVs...

Apple’s official support page with details on what Macs are compatible with 4K displays, 5K displays, and Ultra HD TVs, the cables required, and a variety of warnings that are well worth reading.

Bookmark and pass this along.

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A history of hard drives

Peter Cohen takes a look back at the origins of the hard drive. Pretty incredible how far we’ve come. Oh, and never, never, never read the bio at the bottom of the page.

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∞ Apple Music ad: Drake vs. Bench Press

Jump to the main post for embed of the new Drake ad and link to the ad that it’s a callback to.

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Apple abandons development of AirPort Express,...

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg:

Apple hasn’t refreshed its routers since 2013 following years of frequent updates to match new standards from the wireless industry. The decision to disband the team indicates the company isn’t currently pushing forward with new versions of its routers. An Apple spokeswoman declined to comment on the company’s plans.


Exiting the router business could make Apple’s product ecosystem less sticky. Some features of the AirPort routers, including wireless music playback, require an Apple device like an iPhone or Mac computer. If the company no longer sells wireless routers, some may have a reason to use other phones and PCs.

Not sure I agree with that last point. Somehow I don’t see someone switching out of the Apple ecosystem because of their router.

Combine this program cancellation with the news about...

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Boot Camp, Windows driver issue may be damaging new...

Some reports are circulating that Boot Camp users with heavy audio use in Windows 10 are experiencing random, loud pops, and seeing distorted audio after a period of use that can persist when the computer is rebooted into macOS.

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Pokémon Go hosting latest in-game event during...

Pokémon Go was a phenomenal hit over the summer when the app first launched on smartphones, but players have needed new reasons to keep playing the AR-based game after the initial hype calmed down. Hosting in-game events that reward players has been one strategy used to recreate the excitement, and this week Pokémon Go will see it’s second-ever holiday-themed event.


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∞ Apple repair programs for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6...

Jump to the main Loop post for descriptions and links to official Apple support pages for these two new programs.

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Apple Pay messaging at POS drives 135% increase in...

USA Technologies, Inc., a payment technology provider of cashless and mobile transactions in self-serve retail, has announced the results of a six-month study testing targeted point-of-sale advertising of Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile payment service.

Based on the results showing a steady upward trajectory in mobile payment usage, USAT concluded that smartphone users shown digital advertising at point-of-sale through the ePort Interactive platform are more apt to pull out their iPhone to make a purchase, and even spend more. Findings by USAT after 24 weeks show targeted, digital advertising on USAT’s ePort Interactive platform that highlight Apple Pay availability at point-of-sale resulted in a:

  • 36.5% increase in overall sales...
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Worldwide market for used smartphones forecast to...

Apple seems to have begun selling refurbished iPhones from its U.S. online store just in time. The refurbished phones are available at the company’s Certified Refurbished site along with Macs, iPads, and iPods. 

A new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that the market for used smartphones will grow from 81.3 million devices in 2015 to 222.6 million units in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3%.

"The demand for refurbished smartphones is already becoming constrained in countries such as the United States. Mobile operators are the most constrained given the need for replacement devices for customers who have purchased device insurance plans. In addition, used handsets provide an additional option for customers with subprime...

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Apple Announces iPhone 6s Repair Program for...

Apple has launched a repair program to address spontaneous shutdown issues that affect a small number of iPhone 6s phones.


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Developer gets classic shoot ’em up game Doom...

With most juries still out on whether the MacBook Pro Touch Bar will turn out to be a genuinely useful feature or just a gimmick, one iOS developer may not be helping to answer the question … Facebook engineer Adam Bell has managed to run the classic shoot ’em up game Doom entirely on the Touch Bar.


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Apple offers new battery for iPhone 6s phones that...

Apple has said that a few iPhone 6s smartphones are unexpectedly shutting down, confirming a problem reported last week by a Chinese consumer protection group.

The company said the problem is restricted to a small number of phones within a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October last year.

Apple said it was not a safety issue, and appeared to suggest that the problem would be resolved by a replacement battery which the company offered free. It did not say how many iPhone 6s phones were affected and in which markets.

The China Consumers Association asked Apple to investigate problems with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s phones that were automatically shutting off. The unexpected shutdowns were said to happen when the phone’s battery charge dropped to between 60 and 50 percent.


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Apple issues Watch owners an Activity Challenge for...

Apple is issuing Apple Watch owners an Activity Challenge for Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. The challenge: run or walk 5K (3.1 miles) on Turkey Day using Apple’s Workout app or any third-party app that integrates workouts with HealthKit.

Do this, and you’ll receive a special Achievement medal in your iPhone Activity app, as well as a special iMessage sticker to send to your friends. The sticker support the sticker functionality introduced with iOS 10.

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Apple Abandons Development of Wireless Routers, To...

Apple has disbanded its division that develops wireless routers in a move that further sharpens the company's focus on consumer products that generate the bulk of its revenue, Bloomberg reports. From the article:Apple began shutting down the wireless router team over the past year, dispersing engineers to other product development groups, including the one handling the Apple TV. Apple hasn't refreshed its routers since 2013 following years of frequent updates to match new standards from the wireless industry. The decision to disband the team indicates the company isn't currently pushing forward with new versions of its routers. Routers are access points that connect laptops, iPhones and other devices to the web without a cable. Apple currently sells three wireless routers, the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time capsule. The Time capsule doubles as a backup storage hard drive for Mac computers.


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Apple announces iPhone 6s program for unexpected...

Apple has announced a new repair program for iPhone 6s users whose devices may be unexpectedly shut down. The company says this isn’t a safety issue and only affects devices within a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October 2015.

If you have experienced this issue, visit an Apple Retail Store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider and have your device's serial number checked to confirm eligibility for a battery replacement, free of charge. Your iPhone will be examined prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for this program and in working order.

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Apple reportedly discontinuing its AirPort Express,...

First, it was the Thunderbolt Display, now Apple is apparently abandoning the AirPort Express, the AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule. The Cupertino, California-based company has disbanded its division that develops wireless routers, in a move to try to sharpen the company's focus on consumer products that generate the bulk of its revenue, Bloomberg reports.

The article says Apple started shutting down the wireless router team over the past year, dispersing engineers to other product development groups, including the one handling the Apple TV. The products, which cost $99, $199, and $299, respectively, make up a small slice of Apple’s revenue and are part of Apple’s “other products” category on its financial statements.

In some ways, we shouldn’t be surprised. Apple hasn’t refreshed its routers since 2013 and lags behind in matching...

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Apple reportedly stops developing AirPort WiFi...

Apple is seemingly getting out of the router accessory business, ‘disbanding’ the division inside the company according to Bloomberg. This means Apple will no longer develop its $99 AirPort Express, $199 AirPort Extreme or Time Capsule products. The report says Apple is reallocating employees to focus on its core consumer products that generate the vast majority of its revenue.

The newest AirPort devices are more than three years old, so the future of the products has been in doubt for a while. Sales revenue of AirPort products must pale in comparison to Apple’s other lines, which are counted in the tens of billions of dollars.


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Apple axes Wi-Fi router division, apparently...

Apple has apparently disbanded its internal wireless router development team, assigning engineers to other, more lucrative projects within the company, and bringing to an end the development of Apple-branded routers, a new report has revealed.

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Apple possibly throttling data transfer speeds on...

The bad news is that Apple may be throttling the LTE performance on the Verizon iPhone 7 to keep it on par with the AT&T model. According to research conducted by Twin Prime and Cellular Insights, the Verizon iPhone 7 performs about as well as the AT&T iPhone 7, but it does not reach the data transfer speeds that it is capable of hitting.

The Verizon (and Sprint) iPhone 7 models use different LTE hardware than the AT&T (and T-Mobile) iPhone 7 models, adopting a Qualcomm LTE modem instead of an Intel LTE modem.

The Qualcomm modem is capable of reaching a maximum theoretical download speeds of 600Mb/s, while the Intel LTE modem tops out at 450Mb/s, but the Qualcomm-equipped Verizon iPhone 7 is only marginally outperforming the AT&T iPhone 7....

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Apple issues 5K Thanksgiving day activity challenge...

Apple has issued a special challenge to Apple Watch wearers, offering a Thanksgiving-themed Activity achievement to those who walk, run or wheelchair a workout distance of at least 5 kilometers, or 3.1 miles.

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Apple offers $149 repair price for owners of “Touch...

Well, this will drive you relatively crazy.

Apple has responded to the “touch disease” issue present in some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and has offered a reduced repair price of $149 to resolve the issue.

The problem, described in August as “touch disease” by repair guide website iFixit, is characterized by a gray, flickering bar at the top of the display and an unresponsive touchscreen. The issue affects both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

In its comments, Apple appears to consider the issue somewhat user-created as opposed to citing it as a defect in the product. It said Thursday that the company has determined that the smartphones may exhibit display flickering or Multi-Touch issues “after being dropped multiple times on a...

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Supercar maker McLaren says Apple did meet with them...

Following a report in September that Apple was considering an acquisition of supercar manufacturer McLaren, the company has told Reuters that discussions and meetings did take place, but did not get as far as a formal bid.


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Audioengine 2+ Premium desktop speakers pack a lot...

They're not the best-looking speakers in the world, but the Audioengine 2+ Premium Powered Desktop Speakers produce impressive sound. I have 'em hooked up to my 27-inch iMac.

They sport a built-in digital-to-analog converter (DAC), which provides better audio quality than the DAC built into your computer. The speaker system allows you to bypass your computer's headphone output and send music directly through USB for improved sound. You can boost the sound even more by connecting a subwoofer. You can even go wireless with Audioengine's W3 adapter (about $90). 

Setup is easy. You plug the left speaker into a power outlet and connect the included speaker wire from left to right. Audioengine has included multiple inputs for connecting to your Mac or iDevice. All the cables you'll need come in the package. There’s no software to install, and A2+ works with any computer or music player....

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Use Facebook on your Mac a lot? You need the Current...

I don't entirely trust Facebook, but it does offer social media opportunities for businesses such as mine and is a great way to keep up with folks. If you're a constant FB user, you should check out Current, which turns Facebook into a native app on your Mac desktop.

An US$1.99 download at the Mac App Store, Current — compatible with macOS 10.10 and higher — eliminates the need (or desire) to check out your Facebook page in an open browser tab. It offers support for Facebook Messenger, photos, videos, customizable notifications, and more. You can access your buddy list, inbox, and notifications right from the menu bar. Thankfully, you can customize your notifications to your liking.

One of my favorite features: each conversation opens in its own window, which means you can situate it wherever you like on your desktop. When a friend (a term that no longer means quit...

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