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Tuesday January 30

17:11
CNN blames Apple for bombarding users with repeated...




Earlier today, a number of iPhone owners were inundated by a series of repeated Apple News push notifications alerting users to CNN's follow-up on Hawaii's false ballistic missile alarm. The news organization has since issued a statement blaming Apple for the mishap.

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16:01
Back to the Mac 001: Hands-on with my favorite iMac...

The iMac Pro and its new space gray chassis gives us a good excuse to outfit the machine with color complimentary accessories. In this first edition of our new Back to the Mac video series, we discuss some of our favorite peripherals for the iMac Pro. more…

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15:52
CNN blames Apple for mishap that saw users receive...

Update: Some saying they’ve received multiple Fox News alerts as well.

CNN is blaming Apple for a bug that seemingly caused Apple News users to receive multiples of the same push notification for a CNN story. The story in question is a CNN report about the firing of the worker who triggered the false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii earlier this month.

more…

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15:49
Microsoft will preview the Edge browser for iPad...

Though Microsoft has been rolling out Edge to more devices, iPad users have been left waiting. But it appears that the browser will finally be making its debut on the iPad sometime soon. As Neowin spotted, Sean Lyndersay, an Edge program manager, twe...

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15:30
017: iOS 12 rumors, DOJ Apple probe, Outcast for...

Today we’ve got fresh details on what’s expected (and not expected) for iOS 12, a new government probe into Apple over iPhone slowdowns, and in interview with Quentin Zervaas who created Outcast for Apple Watch, a new podcast app.

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.

https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/9to5mac-daily-01-30-2018.mp3

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15:07
Hasbro's viral video-inspired headgear scores...

Teen YouTube is a strange place to the over-30 set, populated with pranks, game streams and possibly most inscrutable of all, challenge videos. YouTube challenges basically ask people to film themselves doing some hard or ridiculous thing, like flipp...

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14:54
Phil Schiller explains what’s changed since the iPod...

As the HomePod release inches closer, Apple and its executives are continuing to tout its sound quality and more to the press. Phil Schiller recently sat down with Sound and Vision to discuss the HomePod, talking about the inspiration Apple drew from the iPod Hi-Fi, how Siri and HomeKit integration works, and more…

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14:42
Amazon's Tom Clancy series 'Jack Ryan...

Want to see how well Tom Clancy's fictional world of spies, soldiers and terrorists translates to streaming services? You now have a date to mark on your calendar, although it'll be a while. Amazon has announced that Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan will premi...

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14:15
A state-run 5G network is impossible in the US

Axios recently reported that it had discovered a document that revealed something very interesting: The Trump administration was considering a government-run 5G network. According to the memo, this was in order to fight China's upcoming dominance in...

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14:01
Apple World Today News Update: January 30, 2018

Just a short little podcast for you today, giving you the 411 on HomePod, Apple Maps, and a proposed new Apple Store in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • The upcoming HomePod smart speaker will apparently install updates through the Home app
  • Two new American cities are getting transit directions in Apple Maps: Omaha, Nebraska and Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Architectural renderings of a proposed Apple retail store in Scottsdale, Arizona show a stunning external design

Text Version

This is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and you’re listening to the AWT News Update podcast for Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  

Wondering how Apple’s HomePod will receive and install updates? The device, which will be available on February 9, runs a version of iOS. That probably means that whenever iOS updates...

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13:56
Explore the space between script and screen with...

Even those of us who love movies may not realize the process from page to screen. I’ve read lots of movie scripts that don’t have any real excitement to them. It’s not until they become film that the beauty is revealed.

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13:53
Microsoft updates Office for iPhone & iPad with...




Microsoft on Tuesday released major updates to the iOS versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, adding features like real-time collaboration, and drag-and-drop support on iPads with iOS 11 or later.

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13:44
VR runner 'Sprint Vector' launches on...

Ever wanted to run in virtual reality without smacking into a real wall? You'll have a chance shortly. Survios has revealed that its VR foot racing game Sprint Vector launches February 8th for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and the 13th for PlayStation VR...

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13:21
Detailed image of red giant confirms theory about...

The red giant π1 Gruis is 530 light-years away, and it's reaching the end of its natural life. Soon, scientists think it will become a planetary nebula. But before it dies, astronomers are using π1 Gruis to shed light on some of the secrets of...

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13:16
Microsoft Office for iOS updated w/ improved...

Following a round of updates for its suite of Mac applications earlier this month, Microsoft today has announced updates for Office on iOS. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and One Drive are all gaining new features, including drag and drop support and more.

more…

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13:13
Deals: $250-$300 off 13" MacBook Pros; iMacs as...




New coupon discounts have gone into effect this week on MacBook Pros and iMacs. Save $250 to $300 on Mid 2017 13" MacBook Pros with upgrades -- or pick up a closeout 21.5-inch iMac for just $799 with coupon, the lowest price available. Shipping is free and there's no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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13:05
Charvel releases five natural finish guitars

Every guitarist knows that each instrument has its own unique voice and feeling depending on the material used to craft the instrument. The type of wood, along with how it is treated in the factory, will determine what the instrument looks, sounds, and plays like. Charvel is excited to add 5 new “au natural” models that incorporate a variety of different woods and finishes to enhance the guitar’s natural brilliance.

Some people probably wouldn’t like a natural finish on their guitar, especially for the type of hard rock that Charvel guitars are known for, but I don’t mind at all. I buy and play guitars based on the sound, but I also think these look really good.

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13:03
Coincheck hackers are reportedly trying to unload...

Last week, hackers stole around $534 million worth of cryptocurrency XEM from Tokyo-based exchange Coincheck, and now, Reuters reports, the hackers behind the heist are trying to sell the stolen cryptocurrency. Jeff McDonald, vice president of the NE...

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13:00
Review: Outcast delivers the best Apple Watch...

Podcast playback remains one of the biggest opportunities for Apple Watch. Apple doesn’t offer an official Podcasts app and watchOS doesn’t let developers create a fully featured app with features like sync, subscriptions, and even volume control.

Outcast for Apple Watch doesn’t magically fix any of those limitations, but the app does work within current constraints in a way that makes it actually usable.

more…

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13:00
US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PhoneDog: The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Apple about its updates that slowed performance on iPhones with older batteries. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that the agencies are looking into whether Apple violated securities laws regarding disclosures about its updates that throttled older iPhones. So far, the DOJ and SEC have requested information from Apple. Because the investigation is still early, it's unclear if the agencies will actually take an action against Apple. Apple apologized for not being more clear about its actions after the news of its performance-throttling updates came out, but we've still seen class action lawsuits and now this investigation come out. The good news is that Apple will be more transparent about iPhone battery health and performance in the future, but for now, it'll have to deal with the DOJ and SEC.

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12:48
Netflix reportedly in talks with Luc Besson for...

Fans of Léon: The Professional, The Fifth Element, Lucy and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets have reason to get excited. According to Variety, French auteur Luc Besson is in talks with Netflix for a multi-picture deal. According to...

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12:40
Apple under investigation by DOJ, SEC for...

Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon)

Apple's battery fiasco continues to grow as the US government gets involved. According to a Bloomberg report, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating if Apple violated securities laws with its disclosures surrounding a software update that intentionally slowed down the performance of older iPhones. The DOJ and SEC have requested more information from Apple on the subject.

No other details have been reported since the investigation is still new. It's possible that the...

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12:30
Advocacy group urges Facebook to pull Messenger for...

Facebook started rolling out its messaging app for kids last December, offering a standalone app with parental controls built right in. The app is available on iOS and Android Fire tablets, and allows children under the age of 13 to chat with approve...

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12:17
iOS 11.3 will let iPhone X users approve family...

iPhone users will a get a handful of new capabilities when Apple releases iOS 11.3 this spring, one of which is sure to be welcomed by parents with an iPhone X. With the introduction of Face ID, some processes got a little easier for iPhone users, bu...

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12:00
Missouri wants to bring Hyperloop to the midwest

The state of Missouri has signed a deal with Virgin Hyperloop One to investigate if it's worth building a high-speed link between three of its biggest cities. A team of interested parties will examine the feasibility of constructing a route between K...

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11:59
Microsoft adds support for Files, Drag and Drop to...




Microsoft is continuing to make its apps more useful to iPhone and iPad users, with updates to the OneDrive app adding support for the Files app and iOS 11 features, while reports indicate the company is preparing to expand its Edge browser from iPhone to iPad in the near future.

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11:41
Here’s how HomePod will handle future software...

As HomePod pre-orders began last week and some first impressions came out, we’re able to gain more knowledge about Apple’s upcoming smart speaker. One aspect of HomePod that’s gone under the radar is how the device handles software updates. HomePod runs a special version of iOS, which means it gets new updates alongside iOS. The latest software publicly available for it is iOS 11.2.5, which will likely be the version installed on HomePods delivered on February 9th.

Software updates for HomePod will be managed through the Home app. The app will alert users when a new software update is available and will show an interface similar to the one used for iOS updates. Users will have the option to enable automatic updates, although it’s unclear how those will be managed. Updates can be...

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11:40
Facebook bans ads promoting cryptocurrencies

Most of Facebook's recent advertising changes have tried to curb the danger of, you know, a foreign government using the social network to influence elections. But Facebook believes other kinds of harmful ads prey on less-than-savvy users with get-ri...

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11:25
Opinion: iOS 12 could finally fix systemic frame...

Today’s news about Apple putting new features on the back burner for iOS 12 means that the company will finally be focusing on polishing up its mobile operating system. After years of interface inconsistencies and frame rate issues, iOS may be getting some much-needed attention on the finer details.

While frame rate issues have gone unnoticed by many, prominent YouTuber and entrepreneur Chris Pirillo has been documenting his findings over the years with a public list of issues. The most jarring and obvious frame rate issue is when invoking Siri and trying to access Control Center. This is an example of an “unlikely situation, so Apple didn’t check,” which some feel has been Apple’s software mantra with iOS 7 and beyond.

While it’s good to hear about Apple shifting focus...

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11:04
Director Steven Soderbergh calls shooting on Apple...




Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh shot his latest feature film, "Unsane," entirely on Apple's iPhone. The outcome was so positive, he called it "one of the most liberating experiences that I've ever had as a filmmaker."

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11:00
U.S. DoJ, SEC investigating Apple over ‘Batterygate’

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple violated securities laws concerning its disclosures about a software update that slowed older iPhone models, reports Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter.”

The government has purportedly requested information from the company. The inquiry is in early stages, so it’s too soon to conclude any enforcement will follow, according to Bloomberg.

This isn’t the first query about the matter by the U.S. government On Jan. 10, it was reported that Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, pressed Apple for answers to a...

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10:58
Fake porn is the new fake news, and the internet isn...

Ever since Facebook finally admitted to having a fake news problem, it's been trying to fix it. It hired thousands of people to help block fake ads, pledged to work with third-party fact-checking organizations and is busy building algorithms to detec...

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10:46
U.S. investigating Apple over slowing iPhones

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple Inc. violated securities laws concerning its disclosures about a software update that slowed older iPhone models, according to people familiar with the matter.

The government has requested information from the company, according to the people, who asked not to be named because the probe is private. The inquiry is in early stages, they cautioned, and it’s too soon to conclude any enforcement will follow.

With the hubbub over this, I’m not surprised that the government is asking questions. I don’t think this will go any farther considering the reason Apple did this was to actually help phones last longer without unexpectedly quitting.

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10:40
Justice Dept and SEC are reportedly reviewing Apple’...

In December, Apple admitted to slowing older models of iPhones, saying the practice kept older phones with aging batteries from suddenly rebooting. Apple is now facing multiple lawsuits in the US and abroad as well as an investigation in France. And...

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10:36
US DOJ, SEC investigating how Apple handled...




The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are reportedly starting to look into if Apple violated securities laws, regarding how it informed consumers about the iOS update that implemented the throttling of chemically depleted batteries in iOS 10.2.1.

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10:30
What Trump means when he talks nukes at the State of...

President Donald Trump is expected to cover five main topics in his first State of the Union address tonight, including the economy, immigration, infrastructure and trade. The fifth topic, national security, will put the spotlight on North Korea and...

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10:25
Bloomberg: SEC and DOJ launch probe into Apple over...

Bloomberg reports that both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched an investigation into whether Apple may have violated laws with its practice of throttling iPhones with older batteries to avoid unexpected shutdowns.

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10:22
External Link: Strava Fitness Network Reveals Secret...

How’s this for an unintended consequence? The Strava fitness app, which brands itself as the “social network for athletes,” lets users map their workouts, which has led to a potentially deadly security breach. U.S. troops stationed abroad are using Strava to share their workouts, and a heat map released by the company reveals the locations of military bases and travel routes—some known, others not. The company responded by pointing out the app’s privacy settings, but this is likely a problem the military will have to solve with smarter policy.

 

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10:19
FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert...

The FCC has published the preliminary findings of its investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert, and it suggests that the story didn't play out as you might have heard. Where initial reports claimed the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency office...

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10:17
Hands on: $249 CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus...




CalDigit's third Thunderbolt 3 dock is on AppleInsider's test rig, and has some connectivity improvements including a discrete 10Gbit/sec USB-C port boosting it above the company's previous offerings.

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10:06
iOS 12: Fewer new features with focus on quality and...

It’s rare that Apple fans cheer a lack of new features in an upcoming product, but that may be the case with the next round of iPhone updates. After a flurry of embarrassing bugs in this year’s release of iOS, Apple is reportedly scaling back its plans for iOS 12 as it shifts its focus to quality and performance. And iPhone users should applaud this decision.

What's new in iOS 12?

iOS 12 will certainly add new features, just not as many as originally planned. That is, if this story by Axios is true.

To read this article in full, please click here

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10:04
The most spectacular eclipse of 2018 is tomorrow

Once in a blue moon is only once every few years, but once in a super, blue, blood moon is just once every few decades. This rare alignment of three different lunar phenomena—a total lunar eclipse, a full moon at perigee, and a blue moon—will be visible in the night and early morning skies for much of the world on Wednesday, January 31.

This should be spectacular.

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10:01
Apple's Eddy Cue to speak at Austin's SXSW...




Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has joined the roster of featured speakers for this year's South-by-Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

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10:00
Pinterest hires Google computer vision expert to...

Pinterest is very committed to improving its search technology through AI -- so committed, in fact, that it just hired one of the foremost experts in the field. The social network has announced that it's recruiting Chuck Rosenberg, Google's AI visio...

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10:00
Google credits AI for stopping more rogue Android...

Google likes to boast of its ability to shut down Android malware, and it apparently has good reason to brag about 2017. The company took down over 700,000 apps that violated Play Stores policies last year (a 70 percent increase over 2016), and it w...

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09:53
'iOS 12' features put on hold said to...




A second report sheds more light on the features not expected to make the cut for this year's "iOS 12" update, as a redesigned home screen app grid, multiplayer support for augmented reality, and new algorithmic sorting of photos are now reportedly likely to wait until "iOS 13."

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09:47
Apple’s Eddy Cue and Sarah Herrlinger among the...

Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services, has been announced as a featured speaker for 2018's South By Southwest (SXSW) conference, which will be held March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.

SXSW is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that began in 1987. It’s grown in scope and size every year.

Cue will apparently talk about Apple Music and iTunes. Apple’s Sarah Herrlinger, senior manager for Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives, will also speak at SXSW. She’ll be speaking on a panel that will cover “why accessibility in tech is important and why more must be done.”

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09:40
Luminar 2018 updated: Better RAW, plug-in support

Luminar 2018, the Mac photo enhancement application from Skylum, has just received an update to version 1.1.1 that improves on some of the features of the powerful app. The update is free to existing users of Luminar 2018, and can be downloaded and installed by just launching the app and selecting Luminar 2018 > Check for updates from the menu bar.

According to Skylum, the update provides the following improvements:

  • Improved Raw Support: We’ve improved RAW Develop support and added Leica Monochrome .DNG , HEIC formats.  We’ve also improved support for Hasselblad and several other cameras.
  • Photos for Mac: Luminar works even better as an extension for Photos for Mac.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.
  • Improved cross-platform files:...
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09:40
The state of solar installers after Trump’s tariff

Two days after President Donald Trump signed hefty tariffs on imported solar panels, a five-man team was hauling slabs of them up the outside of a brownstone in Brooklyn's Sunset Park.

In below-freezing January winds, they set up steel tilt racks on...

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09:35
Next rev of macOS to also concentrate on stability...

Apple's reported plans to delay some features planned for iOS 12 until next year will also extend to the Mac, although to a lesser degree, according Bloomberg News

The article doesn’t elaborate. However, it does say that planned upgrades to watchOS and tvOS won’t be affected. Plans for all four operating systems will almost certainly be unveiled at the summer WorldWide Developer Conference.

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09:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15″ MacBook Pro $200 off,...

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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09:19
Get a glimpse of Netflix's latest sci-fi movie...

February will hopefully be rewarding for sci-fi fans who subscribe to Netflix. In addition to Altered Carbon's debut this week, later in the month we'll finally get a peek at director Duncan Jones' Mute. The movie has been floating around for about a...

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09:18
Apple’s Eddy Cue announced as feature speaker at...

Featured Speakers include internationally renowned chef José Andrés; Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue; award-winning actress, writer, and director Lena Dunham; actor and writer Ethan Hawke; Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson; entrepreneur and model Karlie Kloss; Waymo CEO John Krafcik; Oscar-winning director, writer, and producer Spike Lee; activist and technologist Chelsea Manning; executive editor of Recode Kara Swisher; Westworld cast members Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, and Jeffrey Wright; YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki; and many more.

It will be interesting to see what Eddy has to say.

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09:15
Eddy Cue confirmed as SXSW keynote speaker, likely...

SXSW, the popular annual event that features film, music, media, and tech conferences and festivals, has announced its latest round of featured speakers for this year which includes Apple’s own Eddy Cue. While Apple has played its original content efforts close to the chest so far, Cue might shed more light on what we can expect from Apple in this area.

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09:10
Snapchat adds ‘Deluxe’ Bitmoji as Instagram...

Snapchat has unveiled new enhancements to its Bitmoji feature that will offer way more customizations than ever before. For business users, Instagram is also releasing new features with the ability to schedule posts.

more…

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08:49
Amazon Treasure Trucks are hawking their wares at...

Amazon's attempts to pitch its own brand at Whole Foods will clearly extend well beyond pop-up stores. The internet retailer has announced that its deal-serving Treasure Trucks are starting to appear at "various" Whole Foods Market stores across the...

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08:45
Google closes $1.1B HTC deal, setting up collision...




Google has officially cemented its $1.1 billion deal for HTC's engineering and design teams, putting the company in a position to more directly challenge Apple in the smartphone market.

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08:27
DroNet's neural network teaches UAVs to...

Scientists from ETH Zurich are training drones how to navigate city streets by having them study things that already know how: cars and bicycles. The software being used is called DroNet, and it's a convolutional neural network. Meaning, it learns to...

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07:57
WSJ jumps on iPhone X production cut story, add new...




One day after Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei issued its annual iPhone component panic story, the Wall Street Journal published its own hand-wringing coverage of the state of iPhone X, just two days before Apple is set to deliver financial results for the holiday quarter. Beyond simply floating the same rumored cuts, the new report tacks on an additional false claim that has already been publicly rebutted by Apple's executives.

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07:45
∞ What makes this song so great?

[VIDEO] If you are a songwriter or musician, take the time to watch this video (embedded in the main Loop post). It’s the second entry in Rick Beato’s excellent series, “What makes this song great?”

Even if you are a music theory beginner, you’ll find this easy to follow and full of insight.

This particular song? Everything She Does is Magic, by The Police. I’ve heard this song hundreds of times and never once saw any of the special that Rick Beato reveals. Great, great video.

[H/T Steven Woolgar]

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07:40
The Grammy’s viewership decline and the future

Om Malik:

Why sit through the whole show, when you know the best bits are going to be online soon, to be viewed later. Bruno Mars and Cardi B performance from Grammys has 5.2 million views on YouTube. The performances of Logic, Keesha, Lady Gaga and Sam Smith garnered a whopping 4 million views; the numbers are staggering compared to the “linear television” viewership.

Viewership for the Grammy’s was way down this year and I think Om is right on the reason why.

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07:36
Rene Ritchie: Five things I want to see in HomePod 2

Some terrific food for thought. Just to whet your appetite, here’s the list:

  • Apple TV magic
  • SiriKit for media… and more
  • Unified mesh Siri
  • Voice ID and deep, personal context
  • HomePod mini

There are some great ideas here, some obvious, some not so obvious. The thing I love about most of these is the fact that Apple can implement them with an update (sorry HomePod mini).

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:32
Caldigit launches $249 Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus...




CalDigit has introduced two new products to its range of docks, with the Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus offering extensive connectivity options via a total of 15 ports, while last year's Thunderbolt Station 3 is now being offered at the lower price of $199.

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07:31
New illustrations show Apple’s plans for striking...

In a report from ABC 15 Arizona, Apple’s plans for an expansive new retail location in Scottsdale, Arizona have been detailed. The impressive new store, slated for construction in the Fashion Square Mall, has now been revealed in new renders of the site.

more…

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07:30
Apple delays iOS features to focus on reliability

Pushed into 2019 are a number of features including a refresh of the home screen and in-car user interfaces, improvements to core apps like mail and updates to the picture-taking, photo editing and sharing experiences.

This isn’t a new strategy for Apple—they have used this strategy in macOS for a number of years and it’s worked great. With all of the new features in iOS over the past several years, the time had to come when Apple took a step back and focused on reliability and performance.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:26
Apple, their move to custom chips, and Macs with...

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg:

Steve Jobs long believed Apple should own the technologies inside its products rather than rely on mashups of components from other chip makers, including Samsung, Intel and Imagination Technologies. In 2008, the company made a small but significant step in that direction by acquiring boutique chip maker P.A. Semi. Two years later, Jobs unveiled the iPad. The world focused on the tablet’s giant touchscreen, book-reading prowess and creativity apps. But the most ground-breaking technology was hidden away inside: the A4, Apple’s first processor designed in-house.

And:

Apple’s push into the complicated and pricey chips business makes sense so long as the company is selling 300 million devices a year.

An interesting read. Lots of solid reasons for Apple to roll their own chips. Cost savings, for sure, but there’s also self-reliance. They can control chip production and act quickly if and when a flaw/vulnerability is discovered.

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07:20
How to stream President Trump’s first State of the...

President Trump will give his first State of the Union address this evening, and all eyes will be on whether he manages to stick to the speech on the teleprompter or goes off script. Things didn’t get off to the best of starts when members of Congress were sent invitations which misspelled ‘Union’ as ‘Uniom.

The address will of course be broadcast on all the major networks, but you’ll also be able to watch it online on any of your Apple devices …

more…

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07:12
Songwriters score streaming services pay hike

Bloomberg:

Songwriters will get a larger cut of revenue from streaming services after a court handed technology companies a big defeat.

The Copyright Royalty Board ruled that songwriters will get at least a 15.1 percent share of streaming revenues over the next five years, from a previous 10.5 percent. That’s the largest rate increase in CRB history, according to a statement from the National Music Publishers’ Association.

The decision is a major victory for songwriters, who have long complained they are insufficiently [compensated] by on-demand music services like Spotify and YouTube. Streaming services account for the largest share of music industry sales in the U.S., while global streaming sales jumped 60 percent in 2016, according to the IFPI.

Obviously, a big deal for artists. Question is, will this force a change to the pricing of Apple Music and other services?

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07:08
Steven Soderbergh says he only wants to shoot his...

IndieWire, on Soderbergh’s upcoming movie, Unsane:

Taking a page from Sean Baker’s “Tangerine,” Soderbergh shot the whole movie on an iPhone. While Baker has said he used a phone instead of traditional cameras due to budgetary constraints, Soderbergh said he was so impressed with the quality of iPhone cinematography that he would likely continue to use phones to shoot his movies going forward.

And:

“I think this is the future,” he said. “Anybody going to see this movie who has no idea of the backstory to the production will have no idea this was shot on the phone. That’s not part of the conceit.”

The filmmaker has experimented with digital cinematography for years, going back to 2002’s “Full Frontal,” but found that the iPhone offered unparalleled quality. “People forget, this is a 4k capture,” said Soderbergh, who was long a passionate advocate for the high-end RED cameras...

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06:53
Apple supplier Murata casts doubt on claims of...




A report suggesting that Apple is cutting iPhone X production in half for the March quarter is off the mark, according to an executive at one of the company's Japanese suppliers.

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06:42
Report: Apple making fewer iPhone Xs due to weak...

Enlarge / The iPhone X's front-facing camera and TrueDepth sensor, used for Face ID. (credit: Samuel Axon)

Apple's $1,000 iPhone X has apparently proven to be a hard sell for many. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple will cut its planned production of its flagship iPhone through March by half, from the 40 million handsets originally planned to 20 million, due to "weaker-than-expected" demand.

In addition to cutting the number of handsets made, Apple also reportedly cut orders for components needed to make the iPhone...

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06:36
Amazon, big finance spearhead healthcare effort...




Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to develop a program to pare down health care costs initially for their own employees, but with a suggestion that it could expand the effort to the rest of Americans in the future.

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06:34
iPhone X a top-three seller globally, says Kantar,...

While there may be many tales of doom-and-gloom surrounding the iPhone X at present, Kantar says that the flagship iPhone made it into the top three rankings in all of the regions it monitors during the last month of the year.

The flagship iPhone X made it into the top three best-selling devices in the month of December across Europe, Urban China, Japan, Australia and the United States …

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06:23
Kantar calls iPhone X pricing 'vindicated...




As hand wringing over the $999-and-up pricing of the iPhone X continues, analysts at Kantar Worldpanel see the premium-priced handset as a wise move for Apple, after tracking marketshare gains for iOS in a number of key markets across the globe.

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06:11
Analysts downgrade Apple’s expected Q2 guidance by $...

Two days before Apple announces its earnings for fiscal Q1 2018 (calendar Q4 2017), analysts are already turning their attention to the company’s guidance for the following quarter.

We’ll find out two things on Thursday. First, whether iPhone X sales were high enough to hit the company’s predicted revenue of between $84B and $87B in the final quarter of last year. Second, what Apple expects to earn in Q2 (calendar Q1) …

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06:01
Apple granted a design patent for a new Mac monitor

Apple has been granted a design patent (D808,965) for what looks like a new computer monitor. One of the complaints about previous Cinema and Thunderbolt displays, as well as iMacs, is that, while they can tilt, their height can’t be adjusted.

The design patent seems to show a display that addresses those issues. Apple is working on a new, modular Mac Pro and a standalone display. This patent could reflect an upcoming screen. It’s unclear if such a monitor would also be able to easily swivel from side to side, a feature some users have wanted in Apple displays and iMacs. 

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 the light of day. However, you never can tell which ones will materialize in a real product.

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06:00
Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS...

For a change, Apple plans to not push new features to iOS devices this year so that it could focus on reliability and quality of the software instead, Axios reported on Tuesday. From the report: Apple has been criticized of late, both for security issues and for a number of quality issues, as well as for how it handles battery issues on older devices. Software head Craig Federighi announced the revised plan to employees at a meeting earlier this month, shortly before he and some top lieutenants headed to a company offsite. Pushed into 2019 are a number of features including a refresh of the home screen and in-car user interfaces, improvements to core apps like mail and updates to the picture-taking, photo editing and sharing experiences.


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05:50
Apple patent is for a video headset that changes...

Apple has been granted a patent for a video headset that can change perspective based on a user’s movements. The patent (number 9,880,720) is for “adjusting media display win a personal display system based on perspective.”

Using one or more optical and digital components, the personal display device — which I’ll refer to as Apple Glasses —may adjust displayed media to overlay features of a theater, giving the user of the gadget the impression of being in the theater.

In some embodiments, the Apple Glasses may receive a user selection of a seat in the theater from which to watch the media, and may adjust the media display accordingly. In some embodiments, the Apple Glasses may detect the user's movements using one or more sensors and may adjust the displayed image based on the user's movements. For example, the device may detect a user's head movement and cause the portion of media displayed to reflect the head movement.

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05:38
iPhone X is in the top three best-selling...

The latest smartphone operating system data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that in the three months ending December 2017 iOS made an overall share gain of 0.7 percentage points to 24.8% across the big five European markets, despite market share falling by 2.4 percentage points in the UK.  

Strong results in Spain and Germany, where iOS is nearing a quarter of the market, were also replicated in Urban China, Japan and Australia thanks to the performance of Apple’s newest three handsets, according to the research group. What’s more, the iPhone X made it into the top three best-selling devices in the month of December across Europe, Urban China, Japan, Australia and the U.S. iOS loyalty reached a new high of 96% in the U.S., though its sales share fell 0.5 percentage points to 43.9% in the country.   

“The full results for the last quarter of the year show that Apple’s decision to release three new...

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05:34
iOS 11.3 will allow parents to approve family...

iPhone X owners with children have been complaining for a while about the impossibility of approving purchases using Face ID. While on devices with Touch ID it has always been possible to approve purchases using the biometric authentication, the feature had not been implemented for Face ID …

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05:33
Apple to focus on security, stability instead of new...

Apple has tweaked its iOS software plans for 2018, delaying some features to 2019 in an effort to put more focus on addressing performance and quality issues, according to an Axio report.

This makes sense. The tech giant has been criticized of late for security glitches in both iOS and macOS, as well as for how it handles battery issues on older devices (the “Batteygate” brouhaha). 

It also begs the question: how does this affect Apple’s plans for the rumored “universal” apps (assuming the rumor is true)? The company plans to allow developers to release universal apps that work...

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05:24
Censorship suggested as air quality data...

Reddit thread has suggested that Apple’s Weather app is censoring air quality data in China when it reaches unhealthy or hazardous levels.

Since iOS 11.1 or maybe 11.2, I’ve noticed that Apple’s weather and Maps default apps will intermittently censor air quality data for users in China. All other weather information remains available, but the AQI rating disappears. Alarmingly, this seems to occur more often when the AQI reaches levels that are defined as Very Unhealthy, and Hazardous …

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05:20
Apple delays refresh of home screen in 'iOS 12...




Apple apparently had big plans on tap for this year's major iOS update, but is said to have delayed some of the tentpole features, including a new home screen and in-car features, until 2019, allowing it to instead focus on squashing bugs and improving performance.

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05:19
Apple Pay now accepted at two out of three U.S....

Speaking at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show in New York earlier this month, Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, said the company’s mobile payment service is now accepted by two out of three U.S. stores, reports AppleInsider.

For comparison, Apple Pay was limited to about 3% of stores in the U.S. when it launched in 2014. Led by the iPhone, mobile is doing more to revolutionize e-commerce than any other platform, Bailey said. Purchases made on smartphones and tablets account for 25% of e-commerce transactions in the U.S. The rate of growth for mobile transactions is four times that of desktop, and 10 times that of traditional brick and mortar retail, Bailey said.

Apple Pay is currently available in 20 countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain,...

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05:12
Apple presses for more sanctions against VoIP-Pal

Apple is continuing its quest for sanctions against VoIP-Pal.com following the communications company's successful defense of two Voice over Internet Protocol patents.

The tech giant argues that VoIP-Pal's management participated in behind-the-scenes correspondence its former CEO sent the Patent Trial and Appeal Board during the proceedings, according to Law360. Apple claims that its opponent contacted senior administration officials and the judges presiding over the case, swaying the outcome of an inter partes review proceeding.

This comes two months after the PTAB upheld multiple claims in two VoIP-Pal patents being leveraged in a patent infringement suit against Apple's iMessage and certain Wi-Fi based voice...

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Rumor: Apple working on “at least three” updated Mac...

Apple may in fact be en route to designing its own processors, which could replace Intel as the supplier of Mac CPUs.

The company began in 2008 when Apple bought chip manufacturer P.A. Semi. The acquisition led to the design of the A4 processor, popularized in the original iPad released in 2010.

The same year, P.A. Semi’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji also joined Apple in 2008.

Over the last two years, Apple’s processors have found their way into the AirPods and some Beats products in the form of the W1 wireless chip. The W2 is in the new Apple Watch, with the S-series chip used as a System in a Package (SiP) since the creation of the device.

The iPhone and iPad continue the run of Apple-designed processors, with the 2017 iPhone 8 family and iPhone X sporting the A11 Bionic processor.

Finally, the last two Mac models have featured the T1 chip, which controls functions such as the Touch Bar and Touch ID, while the...

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04:56
Apple reportedly delaying some major iOS features to...

Axios is reporting that Craig Federighi instructed the software division to put aside some major iOS projects in order to focus on performance and reliability issues for iOS 12. The publication says a refresh of the Home screen and other features have been shelved to dedicate more resources to bug fixing, smaller tweaks and platform finesse.

There will be some new features in iOS 12 including augmented reality improvements, health features and improved parental controls, reports Axios. Bigger changes, including a refresh of the Home screen, have been delayed to next year.

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A judge in a court case has ruled that a series of texted emoji (shown) constituted a valid agreement to rent an apartment …

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04:30
What if macOS Spotlight had a full screen...

I use macOS Spotlight for searches both on my local network and the Internet. But what if Spotlight had the option of a full screen implementation complete with saved searches and smart categorization?

First, imagine a completely different view. Different sections of the screen would have different functions and would be configurable. It would be far more web-enabled than the current Spotlight. You would have a section for search results, obviously. Plus, there could be sections for saved searches and popular searches.

One section could be a search builder complete with available search terms and boolean operations. Another section could have live filters that come up based on what you're searching for. For example, if I’m looking for a car to buy, filters could come up for new/used, color, type, etc. If I'm searching for some certain parts, filters could come up based on manufacturer, type of material used to make it , etc. (e.g., pipe could be PVC, lead, copper, etc...

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If you’re seeing some PDFs displaying as black rectangles instead of pages, even though their thumbnails are correct, you can solve the problem in a non-obvious way: by recalibrating your display.

 

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04:19
Wall Street Journal joins in on reports of weak...

The Wall Street Journal is also reporting that Apple suppliers are cutting back production of parts for iPhone X, with claims that Apple has significantly lowered orders for the January – March quarter. Echoing numbers from KGI and Nikkei, the report says Apple will make about 20 million iPhone X this quarter down from an initial target of 40 million.

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04:13
After Unsane, Steven Soderbergh says he’ll likely...

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh said that after shooting the upcoming psychological thriller Unsane on an iPhone, he will likely shoot all future movies the same way – despite previously enthusing about high-end RED cameras.

Soderbergh said that while some indie filmmakers shoot on iPhone for PR or budget reasons, that’s not what drove his decision …

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04:00
How to access your files in iCloud Drive

Apple’s iCloud Drive lets you securely access all of your documents from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and even a Windows PC. There are various ways you can access the files:

  • Using any supported web browser, you can use iCloud Drive at iCloud.com.
  • On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 9 or later, you can access your files from the iCloud Drive app.
  • On your PC with Windows 7 or later and iCloud for Windows, you can go to iCloud Drive in File Explorer.

When you add your Desktop and Documents to iCloud Drive, all of your files move to iCloud. On your Mac, you can find the files on your Desktop and in your Documents folder in Finder under iCloud. If you add a second Mac Desktop, you'll find those files in the Desktop folder in iCloud Drive. A folder is created with the same name as your second Mac.

(This how-to is based on my experiences and info on Apple's support...

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 30, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

OOTP Developments has released Franchise Hockey Manager 4 for macOS and Windows. FHM 4 is officially licensed by the NHL.

The game contains every single team and season in the history of the NHL. FHM 4 sells for $39.99.

Zevrix Solutions has announced BatchOutput DOC 2.5.5, a compatibility update to company's output automation app for Microsoft Word. 

The tool automates printing and exporting of multiple Word documents to PDF. The software offers PDF security, variable file names, export as single pages and other options. Version 2.5.5 addresses a bug in the recently released Word 16, which resulted in...

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Monday January 29

22:12
Apple Pay accepted at 1 out of 2 U.S. stores, says...




Speaking at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show in New York earlier this month, Apple Pay VP Jennifer Bailey presented a speech detailing how iPhone changed the retail landscape, and outlined the tech company's ongoing efforts in the mobile payment marketplace.

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21:06
Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own...

Earlier this month, Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey attended the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, talking about Apple’s effect on retail with Apple Pay, its own retail stores, and more. Bailey explained at the event that Apple Pay continues to grow and have a dramatic impact on commerce…

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18:08
Initial developer tests of ARKit 1.5 show off...




Developers have been testing out Apple's ARKit 1.5 since the refreshed augmented reality platform saw release with iOS 11.3 beta last week, and a few early projects offer a glimpse into the technology's ability to detect vertical surfaces, images and more.

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16:59
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Tens of thousands of companies like Lyft, eBay, and T-Mobile rely on Instabug to iterate faster and enhance their app quality. Instabug allows mobile developers and product managers to receive detailed bug reports and feedback from their testers and users.

With each report, Instabug attaches screenshots, screen recordings, device details and repro-steps in one organized dashboard. Also, Instabug integrates with tools like Slack, Jira, and GitHub to help your team focus on developing not debugging.

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16:48
Apple rolls out transit directions in Milwaukee, Wis...




Continuing a buildout of its internal mapping platform, Apple recently activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb., granting users in those locations access to timetables and routes covering local bus operations.

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15:48
Nintendo says Miitomo, its first game for iOS, will...

After being available for a little less than two years, Nintendo’s Miitomo game, its first to come to iOS, will officially shutdown on May 9th, 2018. Nintendo made the announcement in a statement, explaining that come May 9th, you won’t be able to use any of the app’s features…

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