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Friday February 2

Mac-Chi debuts Enact app for macOS

Mac-Chi has debuted Enact, a macOS productivity app that focuses on simplifying the movement of data. It allows users to format, save, print, or post the clipboard contents to social media. 

By dragging text onto the Enact dock icon, users can optionally include a customizable citation when dispatching the text. Users can also directly open a specific tab in Safari by clicking on a status item in the menubar.

Enact requires macOS 10.10 or later. It’s free to download from the Mac App Store. However, in-app purchases allow you to access “premium” features.

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Apple earnings call transcript

First things first, big thanks to Jason Snell and his mighty typing fingers for this transcript. A service to the community.

Way too much in the transcript to unpack it all, but here are just a few highlights:

Apple’s active installed base reached 1.3 billion devices in January, and is at an all-time high for all of our major products. One point three billion devices represents an astonishing 30 percent growth in just two years.


What makes this even more remarkable is that the quarter we’re reporting today was 13 weeks long, while the year-ago quarter was 14 weeks.

Meaning, we did what we did in one less week than last year. No small thing.

The number of paid subscriptions across our services offerings passed 240 million by the end of the December quarter. That’s an increase of 30 million in the last 90 days alone, which is the largest quarterly growth ever.


Apple Pay has reached an important milestone in the U.S. As...

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Apple is in first place with 19% of the global...

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments tumbled 9% annually to reach 400 million units in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 — the biggest annual fall in smartphone history — but Apple captured first place with 19% global market share.

The iPhone maker shipped 77.3 million smartphones worldwide in Q4 2017, slipping 1% annually from 78.3 million in Q4 2016. Despite robust iPhone X demand and an iPhone average selling price approaching an incredible $800, Strategy Analytics notes that global iPhone volumes have actually declined on an annual basis for five of the past eight quarters. 

“If Apple wants to expand shipment volumes in the future, it will need to launch a new wave of cheaper iPhones and start to push down, not up, the pricing curve,” opines Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics.

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Deal: These TAMO Forever Cables could be the last...

Aren't you tired of having to purchase Lightning charging cables all the time? Many of the bargain cables are made of plastic that tends to crack or fray after limited use, meaning that you end up throwing out cables that are no longer usable. How about a tough, steel-coiled cable that won't fray? These TAMO Forever Cables got their name because they're designed and built to last...forever. At $27.99 for each 3-foot MFi-certified cable, you'll get a lifetime of service charging your devices.

Available in silver, gold, rose gold and black, the TAMO Forever Cables charge your phone in style:

  • Steel coiled cables have reinforced soldering...
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Apple Watch, AirPods drive Wearables rev 70%,...

Apple is criticized for making much of its revenues from one hit product: iPhone. However, its newest foray into Wearables has not only become its fastest-growing revenue source behind iPhone, but is also larger and growing more rapidly than other top tech firms' hyped future growth segments, such as Amazon's ads business, Google's Cloud and Alphabet's Other Bets.

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YouTube TV now available natively on Apple TV

Peter Cao, 9to5Mac:

Less than a day after the announcement, YouTube TV is now available on Apple’s tvOS platform. The cable-cutter streaming TV service starts at $35/month, with no contracts, and allows users to stream TV from their iPhone and now, Apple TV.

I love the way YouTube TV shared the news:

Hey @AppleTV users, check the app store.

— YouTube TV (@YouTubeTV) February 1, 2018

Another solid option for cord cutters.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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Strategy Analytics: Apple overtakes Samsung in...

Strategy Analytics:

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments tumbled 9 percent annually to reach 400 million units in Q4 2017. It was the biggest annual fall in smartphone history. Apple captured first place with 19% global marketshare, nudging Samsung into second position. Xiaomi continued its relentless rise, almost doubling smartphone shipments from a year ago.

In a nutshell, smartphone shipments fell 9 percent year-over-year, Samsung fell with it, Apple held reasonably steady in shipments despite the industry as a whole shrinking, and Apple gained considerable global marketshare.

Here’s the report, see for yourself.


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AppleInsider podcast talks 'iOS 12'...

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Neil talk about rumored cuts to "iOS 12" and what stability means, the idea of running iPad apps on an Mac, and what we learned from Apple's earnings call and its biggest quarter ever.

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February Apple Watch Activity Challenge rewards...

Apple will soon announce a new Activity Challenge for Apple Watch users, celebrating February as Heart Month. In this latest activity challenge, users must complete their exercise ring ring for seven days in a row, from February 8th to February 14th.

In addition to the new heart-shaped medal, Apple is rewarding users who achieve the challenge with animated iMessage stickers. See them below. The challenge will go live on the 8th February.


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Analysts say low Q2 guidance already baked into...

AAPL’s share price has held steady in after-hours trading despite low guidance on Q2 revenue. Analysts say that the stock had already dropped in response to reports of reduced iPhone X production targets, and the Q2 guidance was thus in line with expectations


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How to open Microsoft Office docs in macOS High...

Need to open or export Microsoft Office docs in macOS High Sierra, but don’t want to spring for Office? You can use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to open and save docs created with Microsoft Office.

Open Microsoft Word documents with Pages. Open Microsoft Excel documents with Numbers. Open Microsoft PowerPoint presentations with Keynote.

That’s all there is to it. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are available from the Mac App Store.

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SpamSieve 2.9.30

Now a 64-bit only app, the spam filtering utility requires OS X 10.7 Lion or later. ($30 new, free update, 13.7 MB)


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Notable apps and app updates for Feb. 2, 2018

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Life Ninja has launched HIIT Revolution. The app promises” to bring all the benefits of a high-intensity interval training class to the user's own home, hotel room or office.” It also offers an extensive library of streamable instruction videos, in addition to animated workout sequences, and more. HIIT Revolution is free, but does tout in-app purchases.

Learnia has debuted Learnia, a math and spelling app for the iPad. To make progress, kids have to master skill stones that contain lectures, exercises and a final challenge. Skill stones can be...

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Apple seems to be testing iPhone battery support...

If you’re north of the border, this is relevant to you.

Apple seems to be launching a trial of its iPhone battery replacement program in Canada. The company has geared support its app to take names for particular iPhone models and says the app will alert users when the battery is available locally.

The program appears to be handled specifically though the Apple Support app. Users wanting to replace their battery select Get Support, select the phone in question, choose battery, power, charging as a service desired, then they are presented the option to Reserve a Battery.

The functionality does not seem to have surfaced for the U.S. version of the app as of this writing, but the overall replacement program seems to try to source the required battery from the local store. Upon location the battery, the app then informs the user that the battery will be placed on hold for seven days prior to the battery being released into general stock and the reservation is...

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Apple reports $88.3 billion in revenue for Q1 2018

Even if iPhone X sales are slumping, Apple still reported a record-breaking $88.3 billion in revenue for the quarter ending on December 31st, 2017. This represents a 13 percent increase over last year’s $78.4 billion.

The company managed to sell 77.3 million iPhones in the three-month holiday quarter, about a million less than last year, but revenue grew by more than $7 billion to $61.6 billion. Per company CEO Tim Cook, the iPhone X “surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November.”

Apple also sold 5.1 million Macs and 13.2 million iPads during the period, versus 5.5 million and 13.1 million over the previous period.

Apple also cited the Apple Watch and AirPods as big sellers, although the company didn’t release sales numbers for these products and placed their revenue in the “Other Products” category, surged more than 35 percent to $5.5 billion. Cook said sales of Apple Watch were up 50 percent for the...

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How to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang...

Ditching cable doesn't mean you'll miss all the Olympics action. Here's how to watch every moment of action for free or through a streaming service.

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Thursday February 1

Keyboard Maestro 8.0.5

Maintenance release with a number of fixes and improvements for the automation and clipboard utility. ($36 new, free update, 22.3 MB)


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Apple tops worldwide smartphone vendor list in Q4...

Apple led the worldwide smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to fresh statistics from Strategy Analytics, with strong demand for products like iPhone X and iPhone 8 bucking wider market headwinds.

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Airbus' drone taxi takes to the skies for the...

When Airbus first announced its plans to develop a self-flying taxi, it sounded like a fever dream of a sci-fi fan. Now, the aerospace giant has proven that it wasn't joking: Airbus' Vahana team have successfully flown their autonomous air taxi dubbe...

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Strategy Analytics: iPhone the top-selling...

Following Apple’s record earnings release earlier today, Strategy Analytics is out this evening with new data on the smartphone industry. The analytics firm says that global smartphone shipments suffered their largest annual decrease during the holiday quarter…


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Apple Begins Selling Refurbished iPhone 7 and 7 Plus...

Apple today has added refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models to its online store for the first time in the United States. MacRumors reports: iPhone 7 models are available in all three storage capacities, including 32GB for $499, 128GB for $589, and 256GB for $679, reflecting savings of 10 percent off Apple's current prices for brand new models. All five colors are currently in stock, including Black, Jet Black, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold. iPhone 7 Plus models with 32GB or 128GB of storage are available for $599 and $689 respectively, which is also 10 percent off. There are no 256GB models in stock. Available colors include Black, Gold, and Rose Gold. Apple says all refurbished iPhone models are thoroughly inspected, tested, cleaned, and repackaged with a new white box and all manuals and accessories. Apple also installs a new battery and replaces the outer shell, making it nearly impossible to distinguish between a refurbished and brand new iPhone. Any refurbished iPhone...

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Tim Cook: Apple doesn’t care if the iPhone battery...

During Apple’s Q1 2018 earnings call today, Tim Cook addressed Apple’s on-going iPhone battery replacement program and controversy concerning its practice of slowing down iPhones with aging batteries. Cook was asked about whether or not Apple sees the iPhone battery repair program having an effect on upgrade rates moving forward..


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Apple's 77.3 million iPhone, $88.3 billion...

The addition of the iPhone X that commanded a steeper premium than ever before has made Apple's financial quarter an interesting one. The changes over time are best illustrated graphically, showing the magnitude of the quarter, as compared to quarters of years past.

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YouTube TV arrives on Apple TV after months-long...

YouTube on Thursday launched its live TV streaming service, YouTube TV, on Apple TV, making good on promises made last year to deliver the product to Apple's set-top devices.

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Google Voice finally updated with iPhone X...

Several months after the iPhone X’s release, Google has finally updated its Voice application to support the new screen resolution.


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Nintendo Labo hands-on: Cardboard has never been...

Leave it up to Nintendo to get us excited over cardboard. Labo, its DIY Switch-powered cardboard accessory line, seemed like the purist encapsulation of Nintendo's philosophy: "Play" is far more important than having the best graphics. At first glanc...

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Apple At Work teams with CDW to help enterprise...

Apple is expanding its efforts to make it easier for the enterprise to more efficiently buy or lease iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, Apple TV and other products in a new initiative it is initially rolling out with CDW.

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‘Diablo’ creator’s next game is a 2D dungeon crawler

If you lost hours and hours delving beneath Tristram in the original Diablo, you have David Brevik to thank, who created and programmed the classic action RPG. The veteran developer went on to co-found and head the studio that became Blizzard North,...

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YouTube TV now available natively on Apple TV

Less than a day after the announcement, YouTube TV is now available on Apple’s tvOS platform. The cable-cutter streaming TV service starts at $35/month, with no contracts, and allows users to stream TV from their iPhone and now, Apple TV.


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iPhone, iPad sales surprisingly flat, but Apple...

If iPhone X is slumping, it’s sure not affecting Apple’s bottom line. In the quarter ending December 31, 2017, Apple reported a record revenue of $88.3 billion, a 13 percent increase over last year’s $78.4 billion (which was also a record). Additionally, Apple posted an all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.89. And that's with one less week of sales over last year's first quarter.

Leading the way was the iPhone, but not due to unit sales. Apple moved 77.3 million iPhones in the three-month holiday quarter, about a million less than last year, but revenue grew by more than $7 billion to $61.6 billion. While Apple didn’t break out the different models of iPhone, it’s clear that the higher price of iPhone X contributed to the gains...

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019: Apple’s holiday quarter, Mario Kart for iOS,...

Today we’ve got a breakdown of Apple’s holiday quarter results, Nintendo promising Mario Kart for iOS, Owl Car Cam from iPod engineers, and our latest HomeKit review with Sylvania Smart+ light strips.

9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


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YouTube's live TV service is now available on...

Looks like Google is making good on its promise to bring its cord-cutting alternative to more popular platforms. YouTube TV is now available for Apple TVs, after having hit Roku devices earlier today. The service is available in almost 100 different...

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Apple to increase affiliate commissions for Apple...

In an email to affiliate users today, Apple said that it will be increasing Apple Music commission rates to 100%, which is twice as much as before. In conjunction with that move, however, Apple is also decreasing iTunes Music affiliate rates.


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Highlights from Apple’s conference call on its first...

Here are some of the highlights from Apple’s call with the press and analysts on Apple’s financial results for its fiscal 2018 first quarter that ended December 30, 2017. CEO Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri spoke during the conference call.

  • This was Apple’s fifth consecutive quarter of accelerating revenue growth.
  • Average revenue growth per week was 21% year-over-year. That’s impressive considering the fiscal quarter was 13 weeks compared to the same quarter a year-ago which had 14 weeks.
  • Apple saw double-digit revenue growth in all of the geographic segments it tracks.
  • The tech giant’s cash reserves hit $285.1 billion in the quarter ending in December, a record, reflecting the company's move to high-priced handsets and new tax regulations.
  • Worldwide, 60% of Mac sales were to first-time buyers. In China, that figure is 90%. Sales were up 2% year-over-year with the Mac’s active installed base up double digits year-...
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Apple Pay finally coming to Brazil later in 2018 [u]

In Apple's Q1 results call, CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple Pay will reach the biggest South American market -- Brazil -- sometime later this year. [Updated with official webpage]

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Apple aims to achieve net cash balance, hints at...

Apple is looking to reduce its gigantic cash hoard to become "net cash neutral" over time, according to CFO Luca Maestri, suggesting the company is planning to mete out dividends, accelerate stock buybacks or perhaps increase mergers and acquisitions operations.

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Tim Cook announces Apple Pay is coming to Brazil soon

In today’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple Pay will be rolling out in Brazil soon. While he didn’t give us an exact date, Cook said it would be coming soon.


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Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2018...

Revenue reached new heights in Apple's holiday 2017 quarter, but unit sales of the iPhone fell year over year, reflecting the premium-priced lineup of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Following the publications of its first fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple calls for lower-than-expected Q2 guidance on...

Despite Apple's revenue rising 13 percent year-over-year during the December quarter and setting a new record, about $88.3 billion, the company is guiding between $60 billion and $62 billion in revenue for the March quarter -- below market forecasts.

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Tim Cook: iPhone X 'top-selling iPhone every...

In Apple's quarterly earnings statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that since it shipped to customers, the iPhone X was the biggest seller every week, outpacing the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through November and December.

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Apple’s revenue hits an all-time quarterly high at $...

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2018 first quarter that ended December 30, 2017. The company posted quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13% from the year-ago quarter and an all-time record, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.89, up 16%, also an all-time record. International sales accounted for 65 percent of the quarter’s revenue.

The average selling price of the iPhone hit approximately $796.42; this was the highest ever for the smartphone. Apple sold 77.3 million iPhones, compared to 78.3 million in the year-ago quarter. iPad sales were up slightly year-over-year from 13.1 million to 13.2 million. However, Mac sales dipped slightly from 5.4 million to 5.1 million.

“We’re thrilled to report the biggest quarter in Apple’s history, with broad-based growth that included the highest revenue ever from a new iPhone lineup. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in...

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Premium-priced iPhone X, iPhone 8 propel Apple to $...

Apple continued its streak of record breaking holiday quarters, coasting to new heights yet again with revenue of $88.3 billion and earnings per share of $3.89, based largely on the highest-ever average selling prices for iPhone lineup.

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Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q1 2018 earnings call

Just a few minutes ago, Apple officially announced its fiscal first quarter results for 2018, representing the massive holiday shopping season and the first quarter of iPhone X sales. The company reported profits of $20.1 billion on revenue of $88.3 billion, selling 77.3 million iPhones, 5.1 million Macs, and 13.2 million iPads.

Next up is Apple’s quarterly earnings call with Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri. It will kickoff at 2PM PT/5PM ET. Follow along below…


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∞ Apple reports record quarterly revenue

Apple on Thursday reported its fiscal first quarter results, posting revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13 percent from the year-ago quarter and an all-time record.

“We’re thrilled to report the biggest quarter in Apple’s history, with broad-based growth that included the highest revenue ever from a new iPhone lineup. iPhone X surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve also achieved a significant milestone with our active installed base of devices reaching 1.3 billion in January. That’s an increase of 30 percent in just two years, which is a testament to the popularity of our products and the loyalty and satisfaction of our customers.”

In the first quarter of 2018, Apple sold 77.3 million iPhones, down from the 78.2 million from the same quarter in 2017. The company sold 13.1 million iPads, up slightly from the 13 million sold in the year-ago quarter, and they sold 5...

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Apple announces Q1 2018 revenue of $88.3b: 77.3m...

After forecasting a record quarter with revenue between $84 billion and $87 billion, Apple has just reported its quarterly results for the last three months of 2017. While Apple’s previous quarter included initial iPhone 8 sales, today’s results are the first to include initial iPhone X sales as it launched in early November.

Apple reports $88.3b in revenue and $20.1b profit from 77.3m iPhones, 13.2m iPads, and 5.1m Macs sold. That compares to $78.4b in revenue and $17.89b in profit from 78.3m iPhones, 13m iPads, and 5.3m Macs in the same quarter a year ago. Apple reported $52.6b in revenue and $10.7b profit from 46.7m iPhones, 10.3m iPads, and 5.4m Macs during the previous quarter.

Apple highlights that its active install base reached 1.3 billion devices in January, and the company forecasts revenue between $60 and $62 billion during FY2018 Q2.

Full press release after the break, and stick...

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Apple Posts Record Revenues and Profits in Q1 2018,...

Apple’s revenues and profits grew at record rates during the first financial quarter of 2018, but signs of softer unit sales indicate that more of the company’s money is coming from higher-priced, higher-margin products. The other big winners were the Services and Other Products categories.


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Review: Sylvania Smart+ LED flexible light strips...

Sylvania’s Smart+ LED flexible light strips work with Apple HomeKit right out-of-the-box without requiring a hub. They’re also $30 cheaper than the comparable Philips Hue solution, so what’s the catch? If you only care about the HomeKit experience, there really isn’t one. Here’s my experience:


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Hands-on: The iMac Pro’s UHS-II SD Card reader can...

Everyone gets excited about the iMac Pro’s multi-core functionality, and rightfully so. Having applications like Final Cut Pro X and Screen Flow 7, apps that take advantage of multiple cores to speed up work, can have major performance implications. Another speed-oriented iMac Pro feature can make a noticeable difference in certain workflows as well.

One of the more unheralded new additions to the iMac line is support for UHS-II SD Cards. It means that users may experience noticeably faster file transfer speeds when offloading photos and video footage to the iMac Pro from supported cards. more…

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Apple World Today News Update: February 1, 2018

Google Street Maps view of Apple Kärntner Straße location by Javi Arji 

Welcome to the shortest month of the year...that usually feels like it's two months long. Our February coverage of Apple starts with five stories from around the world of Apple:

  • Uber's latest iOS app update disabled the ability to hail a ride from within Apple Maps or using Siri
  • India builds another barrier to entry for Apple by raising custom duties on imported mobile phones from 15 to 20 percent
  • A new setting in iOS and macOS makes it possible for enterprise administrators to delay updates for up to 90 days
  • Only a little over three weeks until the first Apple retail store in Austria is set to open in Vienna
  • Slack is the latest company to do away with an Apple Watch app

The text version of the podcast can be read below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below. Apple News readers need to visit Apple World...

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Coach releases simple and clean black and brown...

Coach has today released some new Apple Watch bands. The new Apple Watch Strap comes in black or brown while the Strap with Prints and Strap with Tea Rose are now available in new colors.


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The Amazon Fire TV 4K is 21% off right now

If you need a 4K-compatible streaming device, Amazon, Staples, Best Buy, and Target have the 4K Fire TV on sale for $55 right now. That's about 21 percent off the usual price, and close to the all-time low of $50.

To read this article in...

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ARKit 1.5 examples show how vertical surface mapping...

New ARKit enhancements will be coming in iOS 11.3 in the form of ARKit 1.5. New changes will bring improved surface mapping, an increase up to 50% in resolution, and more.


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Apple HomePod vs. Google Home Max: Which high-end...

While the $399 Google Home Max and the $349 Apple HomePod are roughly aiming for the same market, both have taken very different approaches. AppleInsider compares the hardware, and delves into which speaker might work the best for you.

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Apple confirms HomePod audio sources limited to...

In newly-published specifications, Apple has confirmed that streaming on the Siri-equipped HomePod -- shipping Feb. 9 -- will focus mainly on its own services.

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Apple shares 'Three Minutes' feature shot...

Apple has released a new video called "Three Minutes" in Singapore, alongside a page dedicated to the tools and techniques that the director used to shoot the video completely on the iPhone X.

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Apple now offering certified refurb iPhone 7/Plus...

From 9to5Toys:

Apple is now officially offering certified refurbished iPhone 7/Plus units in the ‘Special Deals’ section of its online store. The discounts aren’t particularly steep here, with most models going for around 10% off the new condition price. Offers start at $499 for the 32GB iPhone 7 model, while the larger 7 Plus is available from $599. As always, Apple refurbished products come with all original accessories, a one-year warranty, and are eligible for AppleCare.


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Curious Pokémon GO ‘nature documentary’ ad is...

Pokémon GO has today released an interesting ‘nature documentary-style’ ad promoting the game and the recent addition of new Pokémon. Meanwhile, Pokémon GO developer Niantic has purchased an AR startup.


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Instagram for iOS adds new ‘Type’ text mode for...

Instagram today is further expanding the capabilities of its stories feature. In a blog post this morning, Instagram has announced a new “Type” mode for stories that lets users share anything on their mind, with no text or video required…


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9to5Toys Last Call: Beats Headphones from $60,...

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. more…

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Apple celebrates Chinese New Year with short film “...

Apple is continuing to promote the iPhone X’s camera capabilities with a new short film, Three Minutes, posted today on the company’s Singapore YouTube channel. An accompanying behind-the-scenes tutorial page has been launched on Apple’s Chinese website.


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Wall Street expects Apple to report best quarter...

Recent reports on iPhone X demand and alleged production cuts have caused concern on Wall Street, where investors eagerly await Apple's March quarter guidance from its latest earnings report. AppleInsider gives you a rundown of what to expect.

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YouTube TV coming to the Apple TV

An Apple TV app for Google’s YouTube TV is coming soon for tvOS, a YouTube representative told CNET

YouTube TV, not to be confused with the free version of YouTube, is a subscription service, costs $35/month for one membership with up to six accounts. Memberships include your local ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC streams, ESPN, regional sports networks, and more. Add on sports and premium networks like SHOWTIME and Fox Soccer Plus for an additional monthly charge.

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First 18-Core iMac benchmarks showcase obvious multi...

After a bit of a delay, the 18-core iMac Pro should be arriving to most customers sometime this month. Jonathan Morrison got his hands on the top of the line iMac Pro and put it through the obligatory benchmark tests to see how it stacked up. Right off the bat it’s evident that the 18-core iMac Pro is a multi-core performance monster, racking up a GeekBench 4 multi-core score of nearly 50,000. more…

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E-commerce company Volusion adds Apple Pay on the...

Small-business centric services provider Volusion has announced that it is creating its own "Buy Now" button for merchants, and is using Apple Pay to do it.

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Native YouTube TV app coming to Apple TV 'very...

People wanting to watch Google's YouTube TV on an Apple TV will soon be able to do so natively, without AirPlay, a YouTube representative said on Thursday.

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A choir of strangers accompanies David Byrne singing...

[VIDEO] So much richness here. There’s an organized performance called Choir! Choir! Choir!, where attendees (total strangers, who come to see the performance) are taught a sequence of vocal parts, then a bit of rehearsal, then they perform.

In the video embedded in the main Loop post, David Byrne (the unmistakeable voice from Talking Heads) sings David Bowie’s classic Heroes, and the crowd sings background. I would absolutely love to attend one of these performances. Bucket list.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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Ex-iPod director launches LTE-connected Owl security...

Home security cameras have been made way easier to access with HomeKit solutions like D-Link Omna and Logitech Circle 2, but deploying an always-on video stream from your car is a harder problem to solve. Owl is a new startup founded by an iPod veteran that’s looking to change that with its new Owl Car Cam.


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HomePod and Apple confirmed supported audio sources

Joe Rossignol, MacRumors:

Apple today updated its HomePod tech specs page with a new Audio Sources section that lists all of the ways in which the speaker can stream audio, setting the record straight on some conflicting information.

Here’s the list, from Apple’s HomePod tech specs page:

  • Apple Music
  • iTunes Music Purchases
  • iCloud Music Library with an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription
  • Beats 1 Live Radio
  • Podcasts
  • AirPlay other content to HomePod from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and Mac

A week from tomorrow!

UPDATE: The question came up about Bluetooth being in the wireless section, but not listed as an audio source. I asked about it on Twitter, the response was, Bluetooth too compressed for the quality HomePod requires. So Bluetooth is used for pairing, but not music transfer....

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Latest in-app Apple Pay promo offers discount on...

Apple continues its weekly Apple Pay discounts this week with an offer from Under Armour. When users checkout via the Under Armour app using Apple Pay, they can save 10 percent on their purchase.


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Apple clarifies which audio sources are supported on...

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Since Apple's HomePod became available for preorder last week, there has been confusion about the music it can play. Apple recently added an "audio sources" section to HomePod's tech spec webpage that lays out exactly where you can play music from using the smart speaker. These are the supported sources:

  • Apple Music (subscription required)
  • iTunes Music purchases
  • iCloud Music Library with an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription
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Activity app glitch on Apple Watch sees users...

An apparent glitch in the Activity app is seeing some Apple Watch owners awarded the February Challenge based on their January activity …


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Fake videogame records invalidated after 35 years

This is both arcane and fascinating. I stumbled into this rabbit hole via this Jason Snell post. His enthusiasm for the story made me dig in, then it was off to the races.

If you have any love for the history of video games, take a few minutes to immerse yourself (don’t miss the video, which might be my favorite part).

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The Mac, the myth, the legend: how Snow Leopard...

Michael Steeber, 9to5Mac:

Following the news that Apple had refocused their plans for iOS 12 around stability and performance over new features, many were quick to liken the move to a “Snow Leopard release” of iOS. In recent years, the phrase has reached mythological status in the Apple community, a catch-all referring to stable software and “the good ol’ days” of the Mac.

But how did this perception develop? Was Mac OS X Snow Leopard really the gold standard of software releases, an undefeated champion in the halls of computing history?

This is a fascinating look at the history of Apple and software reliability. It pairs well with the Axios story Apple delays iOS features to focus on reliability, performance and Michael Tsai’s...

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YouTube TV’s $35/month cord-cutting service coming...

YouTube TV – a $35/month live TV package aimed as a replacement for cable TV – is now available on Roku, and YouTube has said that the Apple TV app is ‘coming very soon’ …


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∞ Apple earnings call today, and the race for $1...

The tension here, as it usually is, is the balance between past sales and future projections.

Now on to the race to $1 trillion. This is all about market capitalization, or market cap, for short. Market cap is a company’s share price times the number of shares outstanding. Here’s an Investopedia article on the concept.

As of this writing, Apple’s market cap is $860B. That’s based on a price to earning ratio of 18.25. That P/E ratio is on the high end of middling, certainly a reasonable number.

Amazon’s market cap is $696B, with a P/E ratio of 364.98. Yes, you read that correctly. In effect, Apple’s stock is grounded in actual results, while Amazon’s stock is more of a flier, based on growth and the thinking that Amazon is going to eat the world.

And Alphabet? Hot on Apple’s tail with a market cap of $811B and a P/E of 39.09. Right in the middle....

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Apple officially details HomePod audio sources...

We’ve known since last summer that HomePod will play Apple Music and Apple Podcasts directly, and audio from other sources can be played over Apple’s AirPlay. With just over a week before HomePod hits stores, Apple has officially detailed what audio can be played on the smart speaker.


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Apple temporarily kicks Telegram off of App Store...

In a surprise move, Apple has removed popular messaging apps Telegram and Telegram X from the App Store, reportedly because of problems with "inappropriate content" being distributed through them. [Updated with apps' return]

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Mario Kart is coming to your phone, but don't...

Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart is coming to smartphones, but it might not roll in until next year.

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IT pros will be able to delay Apple updates for 90...

Apple has added a new variable for device management, allowing supervised iPhones, iPads, and Macs to put off upgrading to a new version of the system software for up to 90 days.

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Messaging App Telegram Pulled From Apple's App...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Apple has removed Telegram's official app from its iOS App Store. The app disappeared yesterday, shortly after Telegram launched a rewritten Telegram X app for Android. Telegram X is currently in testing on iOS, and it was also removed from the App Store. "We were alerted by Apple that inappropriate content was made available to our users and both apps were taken off the App Store," says Telegram CEO Pavel Durov. "Once we have protections in place we expect the apps to be back on the App Store."


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Qualcomm resolves dispute with Samsung, hoping to do...

Qualcomm has settled its differences with Samsung over its chip licensing practices, and says that it hopes to do the same with Apple.

While there were no lawsuits between Qualcomm and Samsung, the Korean company had been opposing the chipmaker’s appeal against a Fair Trade Commission anti-trust ruling …


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Apple to open first Austrian store in Vienna on Feb...

The first-ever Apple store in Austria will open on Vienna's Kaerntner Strasse on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m. local time, the company has announced.

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Apple’s challenge in India made tougher by second...

In a move which hit Apple harder than other smartphone brands, India increased the import tax on smartphones from 10% to 15% in December. Less than two months later, it has just decided to increase the rate again, this time to 20% …


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Apple looks into a ‘family sleep monitoring system’...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 20180028111) for a “family sleep monitoring system,” which would record the sleep parameters of family members by providing third party apps and a peripheral devices communicating with “mobile subscriber terminals” according to the age and interest of each family member. It would involve both iPhones, Macs, and Beddit sleep tracking hardware/software.

In the patent filing, Apple says there’s a need for a system for measuring sleep of all family members, especially of children, by providing customized peripherals and third party applications according to age and interest of each member. Apple’s proposed system would include a “distributed computer system and method that will serve for recording sleep of at least one user using a mobile subscriber terminal and a peripheral device arranged to communicate with the mobile subscriber terminal.” 

The peripheral devices would be configured to communicate sleep data via an iOS app to the...

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Apple patent involves an ambidextrous Mac mouse

Apple has been granted a patent (number 20180032158) for an ambidextrous mouse for use with Macs that’s configured for both left and right handed use. 

The mouse may include right handed buttons on the front side of the mouse and left handed buttons on the back side of the mouse. The user may change the handedness of the mouse by rotating the mouse about a vertical axis of the mouse such that the left hand can use the left hand buttons and the right hand can use the right hand buttons. 

The mouse may include a “handedness selection system” for configuring the mouse for right handed or left handed use even though the mouse has the capability for both right and left hands. In the patent filing, Apple notes that hog most mice designs work well, “there are continuing efforts to improve their form, feel and functionality.”

Of course, Apple files for — and is granted — lots of patents by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Many are for inventions that never see...

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How to stream Super Bowl LII on your iPhone, iPad or...

If you're a football fan looking to catch the Eagles play the Patriots on Sunday, there are a few options for watching on Apple devices without firing up a web browser on your Mac.

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Microsoft says Edge browser coming to iPad in beta...

Microsoft brought its Edge browser to iOS back in November after testing in October, but without optimization for the iPad. That’s all set to change, according to Microsoft’s program manager for the product …


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macOS and iOS market share both rise in January

According to the latest market share survey from NetMarketShare, the market share for both macOS and iOS both increased last month. 

According to the report, among desktop operating systems, macOS had 8.21% of the global market share in January, up from from 8.06% percent in December (that’s global market share; in the U.S. it’s over 13%). April 2016’s 9.2% was an all-time high, according to NetMarketShare’s measurements. Windows remains dominant with 88.78%.

iOS had 29.52% in January, up from 29.52% in December. This compares to 68.639% for Android.

NetMarketShares’ monthly surveys don’t measure market share in terms of computer systems sold. Instead they sample data from visitors to some 40,000 web sites operated by their clients. And note that NetMarketShare’s numbers don’t equate to sales.

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eMarketer looks at Apple’s iPhone/iPad market share...

We’ll be covering Apple's earnings this afternoon. Meanwhile, here’s some relevant data from eMarketer on Apple’s U.S. and UK market share for the iPhone and iPad as well as revenue and sales.

UK iPhone and iPad market share

In the UK, the iPhone is expected to account for a 41.4% share of smartphone users this year, an increase of just over 1% from 2017.  eMarketer estimates Android will account for 54.1% of UK smartphone users this year.

eMarketer expects there to be 18.4 million iPad users in the UK in 2018, representing 27.5% of the population. That figure also represents 50.4% of UK tablet users, - and penetration is expected to remain flat in the coming years.

This year, eMarketer estimates, 36.5 million people in the UK will use a tablet at least once per month, up from 35.6 million users last year. By 2021 this figure...

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Flex and Flow sound pack added to GarageBand’s Sound...

GarageBand has seen the first new entry in its Sound Library since the feature was added in version 2.3. The Library allows users to preview and download new Apple-designed sounds and instruments right within the app. 

These free, downloadable sound packs contain a variety of Touch Instruments, Apple loops, Live Loops templates, guitar and instrument presets and more. Users can access the Sound Library from multiple places within GarageBand and will receive alerts when new sound packs are available. 

As noted by Cult of Mac, the new one is called Flex and Flow, and it brings you “chilled hip-hop.” It contains 395 Apple Loops, 25 Alchemy synth sounds, five drum kits, and two Live Loops, contained in a 174MB download.

To preview or download the pack, tap the loop icon (between the wrench and the metronome) on the main GarageBand screen, and then tap Get...

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Apple sells a record 22 million iPhones in the U.S....

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse program, Apple sold a record 22.39 million iPhones in the U.S. market during the holiday season quarter of 2017. The tech giant grew their sell-through market share from 37% to 44%, notes the research group. This is the highest ever market share for Apple in its home market.

“Apple shipped a record 22 million iPhones for the first time ever in a quarter in USA and is note-able and impressive feat because the Q4 promotional season was not nearly as aggressive as previous years,” Research Director Jeff Fieldhack stated. “ In addition, upgrade rates are slightly lower year-over-year as smartphone subscribers are holding onto phones longer.  Apple was able to grow their sell through 20% in a market that only grew 2% compared to last year. This means Apple has been successful to take share away from Samsung in the premium.”


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Apple delivers record US iPhone Q4 sales and market...

We’ve already seen that analysts are expecting big things from Apple’s earnings in the final quarter of last year, and the latest numbers from Counterpoint Research lend support for that optimism.

The company estimates that within the USA Apple sold a total of 22.39M iPhones across all models in Q4 2017 – pushing its US market share to a record 44% …


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Amazon named the world’s most valuable brand; Apple...

Amazon is the world’s most valuable brand, ahead of Apple and Google, according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report. The e-commerce giant’s brand value increased by 42% year on year to $150.8 billion. Apple was in first place in 2016, but was overtaken by Google in 2017.

Apple defended its second place in the ranking, with brand value rebounding to $146.3 billion after the 27% decline last year. Google has dropped from first to third position, recording a relatively slow brand value growth of 10% to $120.9 billion.

For the first time since the inception of the Brand Finance Global 500 study, technology brands claim all top five places in the league table. Samsung is fourth ($92.3 billion), and Facebook is fifth ($89.7 billion).


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We need an Apple Pencil that works with the upcoming...

I really like my Apple Pencil —and really dislike the process of charging it. We need a better solution. How about an Apple Pencil that works with the upcoming AirPower?

Currrently, to charge the Pencil, you take off its cap and plug it into the Lightning connector on your iPad Pro. This creates two problems. One: that darned cap is easy to lose (ask me how I know). Two: the Apple Pencil sticks out from the iPad Pro like a sore thumb, just waiting to be snapped off (which would be bad for the input device AND the tablet).

You can also plug your Apple Pencil into a USB port with the Apple Pencil Charging Adapter and a Lightning to USB cable. This is still inelegant. 

Would it be feasible to have an updated Apple Pencil that works with the AirPower when it’s released? Apple’s wireless charging pad will purportedly be able to charge a Qi-compatible iPhone, an Apple Watch, and a pair of AirPods (in a special wireless charging case) at the same time regardless of...

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Wall Street is expecting big numbers in today’s AAPL...

Apple is due to announce its fiscal Q1 2018 (calendar Q4 2017) earnings today, and despite all the doom-and-gloom stories of late, Wall Street is expecting big numbers.

In its previous earnings call, Apple gave an unusually wide guidance range for its Q1 revenue. The company has generally narrowed it to a range of $2B, but uncertainty over iPhone X sales is the the likely explanation for the $3B span this time around …


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Is it the end of the line for the ‘i’ at Apple?...

The discovery that in iOS 11.3 Apple is renaming the iBooks app to “Books” seemed... not particularly revelatory. We’ve all read about how Apple’s been slowly stripping away the lower-case-i prefix from older products. New products and services are a generic word preceded with the word “Apple,” as in Apple TV and Apple Watch. This is the conventional wisdom. But is it true?

No, kill ‘i’

Apple’s made no pronouncements itself about it. Yes, it seems the “i” prefix introduced with the iMac 20 years ago has fallen out of favor. (I’m reminded of the time when Steve Jobs said that the “power” prefix of the PowerBook and Power Mac had gotten tired.) And yet that same prefix continues to appear in front of some of Apple’s most popular products and platforms! Meanwhile, Apple has announced new hardware—like AirPods and the HomePod—with...

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myNews Pro is a great Mac app for news junkies

Are you a news junkie? If so, you’ll want to check out AppGeneration’s myNews Pro for macOS (10.10 and later) offers easy access to news of all kind from all over the world — more than 5,000 online newspapers from 80 countries, to be exact. 

The $3.99 app also allows you to read the news on your native language without having to leave the app. Since it auto translates newspaper websites, it enables you to read a Chinese newspaper in Russian, an English tech magazine in Spanish or a Thai economic newspaper in French.

You can browse newspaper websites without leaving the app. You can read such titles as USA Today, Le Monde, The Guardian, Daily Mail, Financial Times, Bild, La Repubblica, El Mundo, De Telegraaf, The New York Times, Le Figaro, Die Zeit, Corriere della Sera, El Pais, The Daily Telegraph, Folha de So Paulo, The Washington Post, Toronto Star, Komsomolskaya Pravda and many...

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Notable apps and app updates for Feb. 1, 2018

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Ayo: A Rain Tale is a $2.99 a side-scrolling platformer. In the game you embark on a dangerous journey to help Ayo fetch water for her family. Overcome challenges and enemies as you explore Sub-Saharan Africa – gaining skills, wisdom, and courage along the way. Experience Ayo's harsh desert environment as she confronts her fears and braves the unforgiving drought.

macOS Apps/Updates

Hyperbolic Software has introduced Tidy Up 5, an update of the duplicate finding and disk tidiness app, developed exclusively for the...

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How to set the default wireless network in macOS...

By default, macOS High Sierra attempts to join the wireless network it was most recently connected to. However, if you’re like me, you have a Wi-Fi network you use the most often. You can set it as the default network in macOS High Sierra.

The wireless networks your computer has connected to are listed in the Wi-Fi pane of Network preferences. You can set up your Mac to join a preferred network when you start your computer, wake it from sleep, or turn Wi-Fi on. Here’s how:

  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Network.
  • Click Wi-Fi in the list at the left, then click Advanced.
  • If Wi-Fi isn’t in the list, make sure your Mac has wireless capability, then click the Add button (a plus sign) at the bottom of the list. Click the Interface pop-up menu, choose Wi-Fi, give the service a name, then click Create.
  • Click Wi-Fi.

If the network you expect to see isn’t in the preferred networks list, click the Add button at...

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18-core iMac Pro customers begin to receive shipping...

Three of the four iMac Pro sub-groups have shipped, with purchasers of the 18-core model now getting notifications that the machines are on their way.

Anonymous sources close to the story have stated that “a small number of early orders have shipped to U.S. customers.” No information was available about international orders, although it’s assumed that they’re expected to ship in the near future.

Sources have also confirmed that the 14-core model has not shipped as of yet, and there are no guesses as to when this will happen.

The news follows a number of MacRumors readers noting that they had received shipping notifications for their iMac Pro units. This had also happened in early January, albeit the emails from Apple at the time were sent in error.

The iMac Pro has a base configuration with an eight-core processor running at 3.2 gigahertz, 32 gigabytes of ECC DDR4 2666 RAM, a Vega 56 GPU with 8GB of VRAM, and 1 terabyte of flash storage. Configurations...

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