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Thursday April 7

Apple shares new behind-the-scenes video of iPhone...

Last month, Apple unveiled a new commercial for the iPhone and always-on Siri, and now the company has shared a new video showcasing the behind-the-scenes process of making the video. “Go behind the scenes of the commercial, with Cookie Monster and everyone’s favorite personal assistant, Siri,” Apple teases.


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GarageBand for Mac updates with Music Memos &...

Apple on Thursday released a new version of GarageBand for the Mac, improving support for recent companion apps on iOS, and greatly increasing the number of samples available to musicians.

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GarageBand for OS X gets compatibility with its iOS...

GarageBand 10.1.1 has been released for the Mac. The new version of the music creation software updates compatibility with GarageBand for iOS and Live Loops projects. Features include:

Opens Music Memos projects’

Supports Logic Remote for iPhone and iPad Pro; 

Adds over 2,600 new Apple Loops and sounds;

Improved reliability when downloading additional content;

Contains multiple enhancements to Accessibility.

GarageBand 10.1.1 for OS X (10.9 or later) is available at the Mac App Store. It’s a free update for registered users and $4.99 for new users.

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Reddit introduces new official iPhone app, Spark...

Reddit on Thursday introduced a new official iPhone app with bonuses for early adopters, while Readdle updated its Spark email app, adding features like watchOS 2 support.

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Google said to be considering Swift as a first class...

Nate Swanner, writing for The Next Web:

About the time Swift was going open source, representatives for three major brands — Google, Facebook and Uber — were at a meeting in London discussing the new language. Sources tell The Next Web that Google is considering making Swift a “first class” language for Android, while Facebook and Uber are also looking to make Swift more central to their operations.

Lots of implications here.

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Activity++ for iPhone and Apple Watch is an...

Starting with iOS 9.3, third-party app developers can tap into Apple Watch activity data like move and stand goal progress as well as exercise duration. Developer David Smith has used that new capability to create an alternative dashboard to Apple’s Activity app on iPhone and Apple Watch. The new app is called Activity++ (following Pedometer++ and Sleep++) and it’s out for iPhone and Apple Watch today. Here’s what it offers:



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Review: This James Bond-esque pen/stylus has a built...

It looks like a normal ballpoint ink pen, and it is, but hidden away in Bond-esque, spy gadget-fashion is a built-in 1,000 mAh battery with a Lightning connector, a 16GB USB flash drive, and a stylus attachment that lets you go from paper to touchscreen. 


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Deals: Coupons for $150-$300 off 2015 MacBook Pros;...

A trio of Apple-authorized resellers are this week offering AppleInsider readers coupons and exclusive pricing on a wide assortment of 2015 MacBooks, with 11" MacBook Airs from $749, 13" MacBook Airs from $869, 13" MacBook Pros from $1,149, and 15" MacBook Pros from $1,812 (with free shipping and no tax in most states).

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∞ BIAS Head: Amp Match amplifier

Listen to the sound of this. Incredible.

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GarageBand for Mac now works with Music Memos &...

There’s a nice GarageBand for OS X update out now awaiting Mac users. GarageBand 10.1.1 on the Mac gains the ability to work with Apple’s other music-related iPhone and iPad apps, plus the update adds over 2,600 new Apple Loops and sounds to work with, Apple says.


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TimePorter for Apple Watch from Twelve South: Travel...

Accessory manufacturer Twelve South has just announced a new product that will have travelers and Apple Watch owners salivating. The $49.99 TimePorter for Apple Watch looks like an eyeglass case, but has plenty of features inside that you'll love.

Open the hinged case -- it opens a full 180° -- and you're greeted with a cable organizer for that ridiculously long Apple Watch charging cable, a place for the Apple Watch USB Adapter (either US or International), and room for an extra Watch band. 

In the lid of the TimePorter there's a port into which you slide your charging disc. When you're not using the charger, a plug with the Twelve South "12" logo on it fills the port. The case comes in black or white leather, and will be shipping next month. You can get on a waiting list for the TimePorter today

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Apple’s Swift may become a ‘first class’ programming...

Sources tell The Next Web that Google is considering making Swift a “first class” language for Android, while Facebook and Uber are also looking to make Apple’s programming language more central to their operations.

Google’s Android operating system currently supports Java as its first-class language, and sources told The Next Web that Swift isn’t meant to replace Java, at least initially. While the ongoing litigation with Oracle is likely cause for concern, sources say Google considers Swift to have a broader “upside” than Java.

Swift is open source under the Apache license, which says that developers can use the software for any purpose and even distribute modified versions of the programming language without paying royalties to Apple. It's hoped that developers will begin to use Swift for development outside of the Apple ecosystem.

Developers who can code...

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Awesome teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

I won’t lie – I couldn’t even name the eight Ivy League schools, let alone have had any chance of being accepted to one of them. I hope, without being too stalkerish, the media keeps track of this remarkable young woman. It would be interesting to see what she makes of her amazing life.

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Google mulling deep Android support for Apple's...

Apple's nascent Swift programming language could have a bright future ahead with one of the company's chief competitors, as Google is reportedly considering bring Swift to Android as a "first-class" language.

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Twelve South introduces new TimePorter capsule for...

Twelve South today has unveiled their new TimePorter travel tote and portable charging stand for the Apple Watch. The TimePorter case resembles a premium eyeglass case, and includes space to hold the Apple Watch charging cable, extra Watch bands, and the USB charger. The case also doubles as a charging stand and Apple Watch display when opened up. TimePorter joins the Forté and HiRise in Twelve South’s current line-up of Apple Watch stands.


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Siri's creator to demo new AI product this week

While Siri is able to answer a lot of questions and provide iOS users with a tremendous amount of information and assistance, it's not really "intelligent" in that it can't put data together unless it was specifically programmed to do a task. The co-founder of Siri, Dag Kittlaus, will be demonstrating a new artificial intelligence product at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 later this week, and that product -- Viv -- melds data sources with AI algorithms to give you answers about just about anything.

Viv won't be tied to a single platform; instead, Kittlaus and the rest of the Viv Labs team expect to license it to any device manufacturer who wants to give it a try. Viv could be in...

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External Link: FBI’s iPhone Hack Limited to Older...

While the FBI has successfully cracked the iPhone 5c, you can breath a sigh of relief if you own an iOS device with Touch ID. Speaking at Kenyon College in Ohio, FBI Director James Comey said, “We have a tool that works on a narrow slice of iPhones. The world has moved onto [the iPhone] 6s and this doesn’t work on 6s or on iPhone 5Ss.” The Guardian speculates that this is due to the Secure Enclave baked into Touch ID devices, which acts as a lockbox for sensitive information.


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External Link: Bill Atkinson Discusses the Birth of...

Bill Atkinson was a member of the original Macintosh team, developing concepts like the menu bar and the double click, as well as creating classic Mac applications like MacPaint and HyperCard. Atkinson recently sat down with TWiT’s Leo Laporte to discuss the development of the original Macintosh. The interview offers a lot of interesting tidbits, such as why Steve Jobs took control of the project from Jef Raskin.


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9to5Toys Last Call: Beats Solo2 Headphones $90,...

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GoPro officially reveals six-camera 'Omni...

Extreme sports aficionados will soon have an official GoPro answer for capturing 360-degree spherical video and still images of their adventures, as the action cam company has finally taken the covers off of its new "Omni" rig.

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Reddit delivers official iPhone client

Reddit has just launched its official iPhone app called...Reddit! The free app replaces Alien Blue, which has been the "official" Reddit client since Reddit bought the app about a year and a half ago. Alien Blue is still the official Reddit client for iPad, as the new Reddit app is iPhone-only at this time.

The sparkly fresh Reddit app has both card and compact views, and also retains the dark mode "Reddit night" that was in Alien Blue. If you're skimming Reddit at work, there's a "safe for work browsing" switch that will keep you from getting fired. 

Log into Reddit during this launch week and you get a free three-month trial of Reddit's gold membership. That membership is usually $3.99/month of $29.99/year, so you're essentially getting $12 worth of value from...

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White House won't support encryption unlocking...

President Barack Obama’s administration won’t support legislation to force device makers to help law enforcement agencies defeat encryption, according to a news report.

Two senior members of the Senate Intelligence Committee have been floating draft legislation to require device makers and other tech companies to provide workarounds for encryption and other security features, but the White House won’t offer public support for the proposal, according to a report from Reuters.

FBI Director James Comey has long pushed for encryption workarounds, and just last month, Obama called for tech companies and the government to work together to allow police access to suspects’ smartphones protected by encryption.


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Outlook for iOS and Android gets new calendar...

Users of Outlook for iOS and Android now have new ways to get important reminders and events into their calendars, thanks to integrations that Microsoft unveiled Thursday morning.

The new Calendar Apps feature allows users to add reminders and events from Wunderlist, Evernote and Facebook into their calendars and view key information from those sources alongside calendar details from Exchange, Google Calendar and iCloud.

For Evernote users, reminders that they’ve set inside the note-taking app will show up in Outlook with a link to the note that they’re attached to. If the user taps on it, they’ll be taken to the Evernote app on their device to view the note in its entirety.

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Make your Apple Watch look luxe for less with new...

The Apple Watch Hermès collection is gorgeous, but that luxury affiliation comes with a high price tag: between $1,000 and $1,500 for a stainless steel case and leather band. But now Apple is selling the Hermès bands a la carte, so you can spend a little less on a luxe look.

The single tour, double tour, and cuff bands will be sold separately from the watch itself beginning April 19. While you won’t get the custom Hermés watch face if you buy the bands separately (or the extra year of warranty protection), you will spend less and have more color options than buying the watch and band as a set. There are also new colors to choose from. The new bands come in fauve, noir (black), feu (red), blanc (white), bleu paon (green) and blue saphir (a beautiful midnight blue). The single tour is designed for both 38mm...

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Chrome tests Mac OS X notification support, Windows...

Now that Google Chrome no longer has its own notification center, the browser is testing support for native notifications in Mac OS X, and Windows 10 Action Center support could be coming, too.

Notification support would allow Mac users to get Chrome alerts in the same manner as most other OS X apps. Notifications will look the same as other apps, will appear within the OS X Notification Center, and should respect any Do Not Disturb settings that users have set up.

For now, the feature is experimental. As The Next Web reports, users can switch it on by visiting chrome://flags/#enable-native-notifications, selecting “Enabled,” and restarting the browser. This feature is available in...

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New MobileFirst app from IBM developed in...

Expert Seller image via IBM

IBM and Apple have been working together on iOS apps for almost two years, with almost 100 MobileFirst apps available in 14 different industries. Now IBM has collaborated with cloud storage provider Box to create a new version of the Expert Seller app for iPhone and iPad. 

Expert Seller now uses Box's content management system and IBM states that it can be deployed for a customer in as little as five days after contract signing. The app is designed to let salespeople show product information to clients and prepare for pitches.

IBM had noted in late 2015 that it was creating apps specifically for the iPad Pro, but to date none have been announced or released...

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Samsung sees 10% profit growth on better-than-...

On the heels of the launch of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung Electronics issued preliminary guidance on Thursday saying it expects profits to grow more than 10 percent for the first quarter of 2016, exceeding market expectations.

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FBI director Comey says purchased hack tool will...

The tool the FBI bought to crack the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone 5c can only be used on an iPhone 5c running iOS 9.

According to FBI director James Comey, the tool will not work on the iPhone 5s or 6 series, a statement Comey offered during a speech late Wednesday at Kenyon College.

The government is considering whether it should disclose to Apple the flaw that aided the hack: “We just haven’t decided yet,” he said at the Ohio college’s Center for the Study of American Democracy.

Over the course of the San Bernadino iPhone unlocking controversy, the FBI was able to gain access to the shooter’s iPhone. The agency has to date not disclosed the name of the organization or the hack that was used.

Comey said the FBI is very good...

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IBM & Box collaborate on new MobileFirst app for...

IBM on Thursday revealed its latest MobileFirst iOS app for enterprise, Expert Seller, which was developed in partnership with cloud storage service Box.

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FBI unsure if unlocked San Bernadino iPhone data may...

The good news is that the FBI was able to unlock the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone 5c.

The bad news is that it might not be a treasure trove of information.

According to a recent report, despite having had access to all the data on the phone for more than a week, the FBI has apparently not yet found anything of value.

FBI general counsel James Baker told an International Association of Privacy Professionals conference that it was “too early” to say whether anything useful would be found, and that it may or may not choose to reveal the answer once it is certain.

“We’re now doing an analysis of that data, as we would in any other type of criminal terrorism investigation,’’ Mr. Baker said, adding: “That means we would follow logical leads.” But because the...

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It’s 2016, and Reddit just launched official iOS and...

Reddit has finally joined pretty much every other major site on the Internet in offering mobile apps.

The official Reddit apps are available now for iOS and Android. While the design differs somewhat between the two platforms—with iOS using bottom menu buttons for navigation and Android embracing Material Design—they both offer quick way to swipe or scroll through Reddit posts. These apps will likely have ads, but new users are getting three months of premium “Reddit Gold” membership that makes the apps ad-free.


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Jason Snell’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro review

Jason Snell does an excellent job laying out all the details on the 9.7 inch iPad Pro. A terrific review. I especially love his thoughts on Apple’s product naming.

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FBI bought a tool from a private party to unlock an...

FBI Director James Comey says that the government purchased "a tool" from a private party in order to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, reports CNN Money.

"Litigation between the government and Apple over the San Bernardino phone has ended, because the government has purchased, from a private party, a way to get into that phone, 5C, running iOS 9," he said.

Law enforcement officials revealed in late March that they had finally cracked the iPhone used by Syed Farook, one of two shooters in the December 2015 attack that left 14 people dead. But they didn’t go into details, other than to say an unnamed third party had provided assistance. Some reports say that Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the FBI.


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A home VPN router setup that lets you safely browse...

I’m no expert, but this seems like a pretty good solution. Rather than pay a monthly fee for a VPN service, buy a router that includes the software, leave it at home and VPN in from your local coffee house.

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The story behind Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water”

This is an old story, but I just encountered it, found it fascinating. All guitarists (at least of my generation) learn, at some point, the chords to Smoke on the Water. It’s just one of those foundational songs.

The words tell a story, something about a flare gun, Frank Zappa, a gambling house, and a big fire. The post is an interview with the person who owned the concert hall/casino where Frank Zappa was playing when the whole disaster went down.

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Newegg customer service comes to Facebook Messenger

PC component retailer Newegg likes to experiment with new features for customer service. It was an early adopter of Bitcoin as payment, and now the company is joining the chat revolution. Newegg recently announced that you can now contact the company via Facebook Messenger.

The addition is not part of the new bot craze, but plain old standard live customer service—a program Facebook announced nearly a year ago.


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Toyota’s gorgeous wooden concept car

I so want one. If you have even the slightest interest in cars or design, check out the pictures in this post. Lovely, lovely work.

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Official Reddit iOS app live in the App Store

The app is well designed and a huge improvement on the raw Safari Reddit experience.

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White House won't publicly back legislation...

Despite recent comments by President Obama, the White House won't publicly support upcoming draft legislation that would let judges order companies like Apple to help decrypt their products, a report said on Thursday.

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Apple’s copycats are turning into true iPhone...

Vlad Savov, writing for The Verge:

The copying of Apple has evolved. It’s less literal now, as companies strive to recreate the essence of Apple’s success, whether it be through vertical integration (as with Huawei and its in-house processor design), positive brand associations, or simple aesthetic and tactile appeal. Apple is still the Michael Jordan that every Chinese smartphone manufacturer looks up to, but instead of trying to dunk with their tongues sticking out or shoot fadeaway jumpers, these rising stars are developing their own ways of scoring points with consumers. Instead of imitating, they are emulating.

Should Apple be concerned?

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FBI can't unlock anything newer than Apple...

The unlocking procedure used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to break into an iPhone 5c at the center of the San Bernardino case cannot be used on new devices, the bureau's director said on Wednesday.

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FBI officially confirms hack it used does not work...

It has been widely speculated that the method used by the FBI to access the San Bernardino iPhone might not work with phones that have the Secure Enclave, and this has now been effectively confirmed. FBI director James Comey told CNN that the method doesn’t work with the latest iPhones.

The FBI director also said the purchased tool worked only on a “narrow slice of phones” that does not include the newest Apple models, or the 5S.

This fact also lends support to the main theory about how the hack was performed …


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White House isn’t supporting encryption legislation

The White House won’t offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require companies such as Apple to help law enforcement crack encrypted data, reports Reuters, quoting unnamed “sources familiar with the discussions.”

“The decision all but assures that the years-long political impasse over encryption will continue even in the wake of the high-profile effort by the Department of Justice to force Apple to break into an iPhone used by a gunman in last December's shootings in San Bernardino, California,” the article adds.

The draft legislation from Senators Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein, the Republican chair and top Democrat respectively of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is expected to be introduced as soon as this week. The bill gives federal judges broad authority to order tech companies to help the government, but fails to...

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Reddit’s long-awaited official iOS app finally here...

It’s been almost 18 months since Reddit acquired the rights to the popular Alien Blue iOS app, stating then that it would be rebranded as an official client, but Reddit: The Official App finally made it to the U.S. App Store today. However, it is not yet available in all countries.

With the official Reddit app, you can:

  • Browse all of Reddit, wherever you are
  • Search and discover communities by topic or interest
  • Submit your own comments, images, links, and stories for others to view and discuss
  • Customize...
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Apple FBI Tussle Puts Bull's-Eye on iPhone

The battle between the FBI and Apple over access to the iPhone of San Bernardino, California, killer Syed Farook came to an abrupt end last week when the agency announced it no longer needed the company's assistance to crack the device. Since the U.S. Department of Justice delayed a hearing on an order to force Apple to assist the FBI in brute-forcing the password on Farook's phone, speculation has spread about how the agency planned to access the data on the device without the help of the iPhone's maker.

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Look to the future (I mean, the present), Apple, and...

The fourth gen Apple TV didn’t offer 4K support, but, hopefully, that will change by the fifth generation model.

According to data from Strategy Analytics (, nearly 50% of U.S. homes will own a 4K TV by 2020. Apple might as well look to the future. The research group says:

Shipments of 4K/Ultra HD TVs grew 633% in 2014 to reach 12.1 million units with Asia Pacific accounting for 75% followed by North America (12%) and Western Europe (11%).

Global shipments of Ultra HD TVs more than doubled in 2015 to 27.5 million units and more than 100 million will be shipping annually by 2018.

Sixty percent of all Ultra HD TVs shipped globally in 2014 were 50-inch or larger in size, while a quarter of all 50-inch and larger TVs that shipped were Ultra HD.

Sub 50-inch Ultra HD TVs became widely available in 2015 and the sub 50-inch category will account for...

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White House withholds support from legislation that...

The White House will not be supporting draft legislation that would allow courts to force tech companies like Apple to help law enforcement hack into encrypted devices, reports Reuters.

The Senate Intelligence Committee in February announced plans to impose criminal penalties on companies that fail to comply with court orders like the one challenged by Apple and ...

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FBI says hack tool only works on iPhone 5c

Only the iPhone 5c running iOS 9 can be unlocked by the tool the FBI bought to crack the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers.

The tool does not work on the iPhone 5s or 6, so it only addresses a “narrow slice” of iPhones, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said late Wednesday at Kenyon College.

The government is considering whether it should disclose to Apple the flaw that aided the hack: “We just haven’t decided yet,” he said at the Ohio college’s Center for the Study of American Democracy.

A court in California ordered Apple to help the FBI to hack by brute force the passcode of the iPhone 5c. The government was concerned that, if an auto-erase feature was activated on the phone, the data that the FBI was looking for would be automatically erased after 10 unsuccessful attempts, so it wanted a workaround from Apple.


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Apple Watch Hermes bands to be sold separately, come...

Apple and French fashion house Herm?s on Thursday revealed an upcoming expansion to their collaborative Apple Watch effort, unveiling four new band colors and announcing that each luxury leather accessory will be available for individual purchase later this month.

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This $25 Bluetooth tracker made my Apple TV remote...

The fourth-generation Apple TV has the most elegant remote control I’ve ever used. It’s thin. It’s light. It has cool-to-the-touch aluminum on the back, and smooth glass on the front.

But man, is it easy to lose.

No other streaming box remote—and I’ve used them all—has proven so adept at disappearing into the couch. This happens with such regularity that when the remote goes missing, my first thought is to start uprooting couch cushions even if the remote is hiding somewhere in plain sight. (The presence of a toddler only exacerbates the confusion.)

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Apple announces standalone Apple Watch Hermès bands...

Until today, the only way to get a premium Apple Watch Hermès band was to buy the band and watch together from the Apple Store, or buy a very-similar (and cheaper) knockoff band and pretend it is genuine. It was also only offered in one color, fauve brown. That is all about to change however. Apple has announced that it will soon start selling Apple Watch Hermès bands standalone and in several new colors.

Soon, customers will be able to buy Double Tour, Single Tour and Cuff bands separately in fauve brown, feu red, blanc white, bleu paon green and blue saphir blue shades. The new bands will be available from April 19, 2016 …


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You may get madden coins for sale

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For the purpose of madden coins selection and convenience, the internet has just about anything an NFL sports fan could want. Some websites mostly retail just NFL gear and have the largest selection. These websites also specialize in autographed NFL merchandise and memorabilia. A simple search through Search engines or your favorite search engines yields some great results, too. However you may get there, you will also find that trusted online retailers like Amazon also carry a huge selection of National Football League merchandise.

Through water bottles to uniforms, they seemed to have it all. Product reviews also help to determine the true quality of items that you may not have...

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Wednesday April 6

Coachella 2016 to support Apple Pay transactions...

Revelers at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be able to pay for food, drinks, merchandise and more with their iPhone and Apple Watch thanks to a partnership with Square, which is supplying on-site vendors with Apple Pay-compatible mobile card readers.

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Report: Senate members being briefed by FBI on...

Just over a week ago, the FBI revealed that it had successfully unlocked the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino gunmen without the help of Apple. To this day, the FBI has not publicly disclosed the method it used to gain access, and it’s unclear if it ever will. The National Journal, however, reports today that the FBI has been briefing members of the Senate on how it was able to gain access to the locked iPhone.


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FBI Telling Congress How It Hacked iPhone

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: According to a new report in National Journal, the FBI has already briefed Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) on the methods used to break into the iPhone at the center of Apple's recent legal fight. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) is also scheduled to be briefed on the topic in the days to come. [Feinstein and Burr are both working on a new bill to limit the use of encryption in consumer technology, expected to be made public in the weeks to come.] The disclosures come amid widespread calls for the attack to be made public, particularly from privacy and technology groups. However the FBI's new method works, the ability to unlock an iPhone without knowing its passcode represents a significant break in Apple's security measures, one Apple would surely like to protect against if it hasn't already. Just days after the FBI broke into the terrorist's iPhone, the FBI told law enforcement agencies it would assist them with unlocking phones and...

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The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil...

After resisting the temptation for several months, I finally broke down this week and bought an Apple Pencil. I purchased the initial iPad Pro back in November when it first came out, but sold it and switched to the 9.7-inch model last week, and so far I’ve been very happy with that choice. Figuring that I’ll probably stick with this size iPad Pro for at least a year, I decided the Apple Pencil would be a worthwhile investment. And I was right.

I was skeptical of the Apple Pencil when it was first announced, as I assumed it would just be the same as the tacky styluses third-parties had been making for years, but after using it I’ve realized just how wrong I was. The thing that I noticed very early on in my time with the Apple Pencil though, was how crazy good the palm rejection is. Writing with...

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How to: Set up PS4's new Remote Play feature on...

Sony on Wednesday released a firmware update for its PlayStation 4 console, introducing a long-awaited Remote Play feature that lets gamers use their PC or Mac as a second screen device. AppleInsider shows you how to set it up.

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Facebook AI Fills In the Photo Blanks for Blind Users

Facebook on Monday introduced automated alt text, a new tool that describes what's in an image to help visually impaired users engage more on the site. The goal is to help the blind community experience Facebook the same way others enjoy it. People using screen readers on iOS devices will hear a description of the items contained in a photo when they swipe past pictures on a Facebook page. The feature is available in English for iOS users in the United States, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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AWT News Update: April 6, 2016

Today's Apple news covers transit, hiding apps, Google Chrome, beta versions of Apple operating systems, and Foxconn. Who says we don't get around? 

  • Apple Maps adds Montreal transit instructions, and Steve provides a tip for those who are still waiting for transit instructions for their city...
  • Code in a new beta seems to show that Apple may make it possible to remove or hide those built-in apps you're not fond of
  • Chrome appears to be close to supporting OS X native push notifications
  • A bunch of new developer betas have just been pushed out by Apple
  • Foxconn may have purchased Sharp just to make AMOLED displays for future iPhones

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FBI reportedly briefs senators on San Bernardino...

The Justice Department has shared, or plans to share, details of its San Bernardino iPhone data extraction technique with high ranking U.S. senators, including Senate Intelligence Committee leaders working on a contentious cybersecurity bill, a report said Wednesday.

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This 112-year-old company is making enormous tables...

I don’t know if it’s because of our slightly obsessive fixation on Apple or whether it’s because Apple is known for making really interesting decisions but I can guarantee, this is the first time I’ve ever read an article about table design.

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Notable apps and app updates for April 6, 2016

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

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

Tension Software has updated Cronette, a Cocoa task launcher for Macs and Mac servers, to version 1.7. 

Cronette lets you specify tasks to be launched automatically by the Mac. It can be used on unattended Mac Servers or also on regular Mac workstations for tasks to execute during the night or for recurring tasks to be performed on a regular basis. It provides different type of launch tasks: daily, weekly, monthly, yearly.

Any task can be specified to launch different type of execution: open applications or documents from disk; open different type of URL; execute different type of actions: restart, shutdown, sleep...

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'iPhone 6 SE' mod kit crams iPhone SE...

Though some early rumors suggested the iPhone SE would have an iPhone 6-like design, it actually shipped in a chassis virtually identical to the iPhone 5s. However, some Chinese manufacturers have made iPhone SE-sized casings styled like the iPhone 6s, which prompted one publication to build their own fully functional so-called "iPhone 6 SE."

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FAA, corporations & aviation groups draft new...

A public/private committee organized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has suggested preliminary rule changes for how close drones might fly to people, which could open up potential uses of the technology, such as air delivery.

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iOS users might soon be able to hide unused Apple...

Soon, you might finally be able to get rid of the Stocks app that’s been haunting your home screen for years.

AppAdvice has uncovered new code in iTunes metadata that suggest Apple might soon give iOS users the option to hide certain native apps from their iPhones. The new iTunes metadata shows that every app in the App Store has been getting two new keys labeled “isFirstParty” and “isFirstPartyHideableApp.” If Apple were to set this value to “true” on a certain app, iOS users will be able to remove that app from their home screens.

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Smile posts TextExpander follow-up

Thank you to all of our customers who have offered feedback on the new TextExpander, and thank you again for your long-term support. In our enthusiasm to release, we missed some details we’d like to address here.

Tough day for the folks at Smile. I do love the people at this company.

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Reaction to TextExpander changes

Smile launched TextExpander as a subscription service. Michael Tsai has a great roundup of reactions.

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Apple Maps transit directions expand to include...

This week, the slow and steady roll-out of Apple Maps transit data continued, adding the second-largest city of Canada, Montreal, to its lineup.

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Top FBI Attorney Worried About WhatsApp Encryption

An anonymous reader shares an article on USNews:WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that all types of messages on the latest version of its app are now automatically protected by end-to-end encryption, and the FBI's top attorney is worried some of the platform's more than 1 billion global users will take advantage of the move to hide their crime- or terrorism-related communications. FBI General Counsel James Baker said in Washington on Tuesday that the decision by the Facebook-owned messaging platform to encrypt its global offerings "presents us with a significant problem" because criminals and terrorists could "get ideas." "If the public does nothing, encryption like that will continue to roll out," he said. "It has public safety costs. Folks have to understand that, and figure out how they are going to deal with that. Do they want the public to bear those costs? Do they want the victims of terrorism to bear those costs?"Maybe the government shouldn't have imposed so many surveillance...

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Google Chrome browser to gain support for native OS...

Google is working on supporting OS X's native push notifications in Chrome, instead of the browser having to use its own notification system, according to a developer on the project.

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How-To: Take better photos, videos, and selfies with...

If you consider your iPhone 6s to be a very good camera, then the 9.7-inch iPad Pro should equally be considered an acceptable camera in terms of quality. Both have 12‑megapixel iSight cameras on the back with True Tone flashes, 5-megapixel FaceTime HD cameras on the front with Retina Flash, and Live Photos on both sides, plus 4K video capture.

The only difference is obviously the form factor of each device: the iPhone’s candy bar shape makes it look like a digital camera, whereas the iPad may only be socially acceptable as a camera if no one realizes you’re actually taking photos. That’s kinda the trick for me; shoot with the iPad if I’m already using it for something else, otherwise go for the iPhone first.

That context is mostly around the house where no one can see (read: judge) me, but seriously using the 9.7-inch iPad Pro as a convenient camera has made me realize the iPad’s Camera app has a few drawbacks compared to the same app on the iPhone. Part of...

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Facebook Live update brings ability to go live in...

It was perhaps unimaginable just a few years ago, but live streaming has become particularly popular thanks to apps like Meerkat and, most notoriously, Twitter-acquired Periscope. Not to be left out, Facebook joined the race last summer — albeit initially only for public figures via the dedicated Mentions app — and then pushed beyond earlier this year with the open introduction of “Facebook Live” in the US, a feature within the mobile app that allows anyone to live stream to their friends.

The experiment seems to be working well, and with the app update — which begins its rollout today — Facebook is adding a variety of features to...

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External Link: Macminicolo Merging with MacStadium

Brian Stucki, founder of Mac mini server hosting company Macminicolo, has announced that his company is merging with MacStadium, another Mac-centric hosting company. He’ll remain president of Macminicolo and will serve as vice president of MacStadium.


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Podcast 502: The iPad Pro is changing how these...

The iPad Pro isn’t going to be everyone’s be-all-end-all, do-everthing device—no single thing is, not even one from Apple. But doing your best work is all about finding the exact mix of tools and technology that’s right for you, and the iPad Pro is making its presence felt in a wide variety of careers. This week, Glenn interviews three professionals who use the 12.9-inch iPad Pro either as their primary machine, or at least to do a lot of the work they used to do on a desktop or portable Mac.

They are: Chip Suddereth, a school administrator by day and podcaster by night. He’s the host of Two-minute Time Lord and the cohost of Audio Guide to Babylon 5. Tom Bridge is an IT and system administrator, and a principal at Technolutionary. Finally,...

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Apple releases Safari Technology Preview for download

It’s time to feel included.

Apple has opened its Safari Technology Preview to the public, allowing developers and non-developers alike to download the latest builds of the web browser for OS X and iOS. The Technology Preview includes the latest layout technologies, visual effects, and developer tools so you can provide input on how they are implemented and deliver a best-in-class user experience on all Apple devices.

The Technology Preview included advances in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS along with the most recent version of WebKit, the rendering engine that powers Safari.

Once downloaded the Safari Technology Preview updates every few weeks and include the most recent additions and improvements to WebKit. Users have access to developer tools and can use the latest version...

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Happy Hour Podcast 061 | iPhone SE + 9.7-inch iPad...

This week Zac and Benjamin get into their first impressions of Apple’s iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Are either of these new devices worth the money? The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed.


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Tim Cook named to the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights...

Apple CEO Tim Cook has joined the board of directors of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization. It’s an international human rights organization founded by Robert Kennedy’s family and friends nearly 50 years ago. 

In December 2015, Tim Cook received the Ripple of Hope Award during the organization’s gala in New York City. The award was granted for his commitment to sustainable business practices and his lifelong commitment to human rights.

“Tim knows the importance of advocating for and representing people who have not been heard. He has integrity and does not shy away from challenging issues when he knows they are right and just,” Kerry Kennedy, President and CEO of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, said. “Tim is deeply committed to the social justice work that he is helping Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights accomplish.”


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WhatsApp Encryption Ups Privacy Ante

WhatsApp on Tuesday told its 1 billion users that their communications would be better protected from prying eyes with end-to-end encryption. The company always has made data and communication security a priority, according to Jan Koum and Brian Acton, the founders of WhatsApp, which Facebook bought for $19 billion in 2014. "From now on when you and your contacts use the latest version of the app, every call you make, and every message, photo, video, file, and voice message you send, is end to end encrypted by default," they said.

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Apple issues first betas of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5...

Members of Apple's registered developer program were supplied with the pre-release beta builds of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan, tvOS 9.2.1, and watchOS 2.2.1 on Wednesday.

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Apple releases first tvOS 9.2.1 + OS X 10.11.5 betas...

Just moments after releasing the first betas of iOS 9.3.2 and watchOS 2.2.1, Apple this afternoon has pushed fresh developer betas of tvOS and Mac OS X. The latest tvOS version released to developers today is 9.2.1, while OS X El Capitan has been bumped to 10.11.5.


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Code reaffirms Apple's plan to allow users to...

Changes to iTunes metadata suggest that Apple will soon make it easier to hide first-party apps on the iOS homescreen, solving a long-standing complaint of iPhone and iPad owners.

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Amazon same-day delivery expands to 11 new cities as...

Amazon’s free same-day delivery service for Prime subscribers just got a major expansion, arriving in 11 more metropolitan areas.

The new cities include Charlotte, Cincinnati, Fresno, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, Stockton, and Tucson. Amazon is also supporting more neighborhoods in Central New Jersey, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and San Diego, where same-day service is already available.

With the expansion, Amazon Prime subscribers can now get free same-day delivery in over 1,000 cities and towns, across 27 markets, TechCrunch points out. (Non-Prime customers pay $8.99 per order and $0.99 per item.)


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Winners of the Smithsonian Magazine’s 2015 photo...

As always, some spectacular images are presented here. I tell my photography students to look at and study these kinds of winning photographs and try and figure out how the photographer created it, both technically and creatively.

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Walking directions with Apple Watch

Dave Caolo is right, this is a great

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AppleInsider: iPhone SE selling well, experiencing...

Over the first weekend of sales of the new iPhone SE, we saw a lot of headlines that talked about "lackluster" sales of the new 4-inch phone. Those appear to have been based on the lack of the usual lines that accompany the launch of Apple's flagship iPhones like the iPhone 6s, as AppleInsider checked a number of stores and found that the iPhone SE is not only showing shipping delays in many places, but is actually out of stock in a number of stores.

For example, the site found that "the fastest a new iPhone SE will arrive from Apple in the U.S. is next Tuesday, April 12, and that's just select models." AppleInsider found other models to be unavailable until April 20. 

That's not all -- the 16GB models seem to have better availability than the 64GB devices, with the site finding that the more expensive model with additional storage...

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Tim Cook added to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights...

Apple's chief executive has taken another public step in his philanthropic journey, joining the board of directors of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.

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Gadget Ogling: Food Frenzies and Rollerblade Off-...

Of all the kitchen gadgets I own, the rice cooker is possibly my second-most favorite after the tea kettle. Sure, I could make rice in a pot, but the dedicated rice cooker makes it much easier to attend to other details instead of watching the pot. Xiaomi's pressurized version might prove even better. It recognizes the type of rice from a barcode scan and cooks it perfectly, keeping more nutrients locked in, since it won't let steam escape. It has a nonstick, cast iron pot that should help ensure even cooking.

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Facebook doubles down on live streaming with new...

It seems as if the revolution will be streamed, as social networking behemoth Facebook has chosen to drastically expand its live streaming features to make streams more interactive, easier to share, and more discoverable.

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Apple won't sacrifice profit margins to make...

When it launches in India on April 8, the iPhone SE will still command a 36 percent price premium there versus the U.S. -- likely keeping the device out of reach of most Indians, a report noted on Wednesday.

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Apple releases server-side patch to Siri bug...

A Siri-based vulnerability that allowed access to a user’s photos and contacts under the right conditions under iOS 9.3.1 has been patched server-side by Apple.

Shared recently by Jose Rodriguez, the vulnerability used Siri’s ability to access Twitter to find an email link or phone number, which could be pressed to open up an editable list of contacts even on a device that was locked. Through access to contacts, a user’s full photo library was also visible.

The vulnerability relied on Siri to perform a Twitter search and could give direct access to photos and contacts/ The...

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Apple fixes iOS lock screen bypass that gives access...

Apple has reportedly fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to bypass the passcode on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus running iOS 9.3.1 in order to access the address book and photos.

The bypass technique was discovered by researchers from German security firm Evolution Security and takes advantage of Siri's integration with apps like Twitter or Facebook and the new 3D Touch feature that's only available on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models.

On a locked device, attackers can call up Siri and ask to search for items that contain @ tags using Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo. Then they can locate a string like an email address and use the 3D Touch hard push to bring out the context menu for it.

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Facebook adds reactions, events support, and filters...

After expanding live video broadcasts to all Android and iOS users earlier in 2016, Facebook is rolling out a whole bunch of new features for Facebook Live.

The biggest addition is the ability to broadcast to a more select audience. Starting Wednesday, users will be able to broadcast live video within individual Facebook groups as well as Facebook events pages.

Facebook imagines that people will use live video in groups to share birthday parties with relatives that live far away, and other purposes that are specific to a subset of Facebook users. Events, meanwhile, can reach larger audiences for concert previews and live AMA sessions.


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Apple's new 4" iPhone SE continues to see...

Though it didn't have the hype of a new next-generation iPhone launch, the revamped 4-inch iPhone SE continues to see demand outstrip Apple's available supply, with most stores completely out of stock and new orders advertised not to ship for a few weeks.

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DisplayMate studies watching displays at night,...

For more than 50 years, people have been watching TV at night, often prior to going to sleep. This has only expanded in the era of devices, especially with the introduction of Apple’s iOS devices along with those of its competitors.

Worse, these devices, which tend to be set to a bright level, are now directly in front of the user, often less than two feet away at the time before use.

With that in mind, Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate has done an extended study and breakdown of Night Shift, Apple’s light shifting technology that’s recently made its way to the iOS.

With the rapidly increasing use of these displays, particularly at night, vision and sleep researchers discovered that watching a display at night can not only make it harder to fall asleep (up...

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Qubes' Xen-Like Security Requires a Leap of...

If you want an effective and different approach to computer platform security, turn to the Qubes OS. Be prepared to adjust your expectations and your computing comfort zone, however. The Qubes OS does not work the way other Linux distros work in adding extra layers of security. It is based on the Fedora Linux desktop but goes well beyond Fedora's approach. Designed around the concept of security by isolation, it achieves that goal by using domains implemented as lightweight Xen virtual machines.

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Opera's Ex-CEO Launches Vivaldi 1.0 For Power...

Opera co-founder and former CEO Jon von Tetzchner on Wednesday launched the v1.0 of Vivaldi browser. Vivaldi v1.0, which is aimed at "power users", is available to download from the company's website for Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms. The Norway, Oslo company has been working on it since 2013. Vivaldi offers a range of features such as support for Chrome extension, Tab Stacks, Rewind and Fast Forward, and built-in support for custom keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures. There are plenty of other handy tools including the ability to check how much data a Web page has consumed in real time.


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Apple's iPhone loses ground in 'urban...

Apple's smartphone marketshare in "urban China" dropped 3.2 percentage points year-over-year during the spring quarter of 2016 -- marking the company's first such decline in the region since August 2014, according to research data published on Wednesday.

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Huawei's P9 flagship phone has a Leica-endorsed...

Thanks to its affordable and often feature-packed devices, Huawei has firmly entrenched itself as the third biggest smartphone manufacturer behind Apple and Samsung. Over the past six months or so, the company has added new handsets to its bigger-scr...

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Study says people get turned on by touching a robot...

We've known for a long time that some people like touching robotic butts and cannot lie -- sex-bots already exist, after all. But now a group of researchers from Stanford University have produced data that can back that up. Jamy Li, Wendy Ju and Byro...

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