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Friday October 7

Silicon Valley bro sues Yahoo for reverse...

This week hasn't been particularly kind to beleaguered internet company Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, former chief marketing officer Kathy Savitt and editor-in-chief of Yahoo News Megan Liberman have been accused of engaging in gender discrimination. Acc...

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Top Russian officials authorized the DNC hack and...

Russia directed the hack of the Democratic National Committee and other recent invasions of political organizations, according to the US Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security. The col...

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US catches spies shipping military tech to Russia

We got some good things out of the Cold War, like James Bond and John le Carré, but overall it was a pretty miserable period in history. That's why it's so disappointing to see Russia trying to bring us back to those dark with its latest attem...

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FBI investigation of Minn. mall mass stabbing may...

The FBI has the phone of Minnesota alleged terrorist and mass-stabbing perpetrator Dahir Adan, and is investigating how to gain access to the data contained within.

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SRFax and Other Internet Faxing Alternatives to...

We may be well into the 21st century, but many of us still have to use 19th century technology to send faxes. Users of the popular MaxEmail service are seeing hefty fee hikes after its acquisition by eFax, but Randy Singer has some recommendations for alternatives.


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Why 'teleportation' makes sense in virtual...

Getting around in virtual reality is a bit tricky right now. Even in room-scale VR, players are restricted by the physical size of their play space. Trying to walk to a point on a digital horizon might cause you to crash into a very real wall -- whic...

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Nevada Issues Historic License to Paralyzed Race Car...

The state of Nevada last week issued paralyzed former Indy driver Sam Schmidt a license to drive a specially made autonomous vehicle, equipped with a series of high-tech sensors and other equipment that will allow him to operate it with head motions, voice commands and breathing techniques. The license allows Schmidt to operate the Arrow SAM car, a modified Corvette Z06 developed by Arrow Electronics, alongside regular passenger traffic -- an important development in the history of the burgeoning autonomous vehicle industry.

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Fashion Friday: The Apple Logo Hat

The stylish and protective Apple Logo Hat! 

Another Friday, another Fashion Friday feature! Each week I'll be providing you with a photo (hopefully not TOO scary) of a lovely piece of Apple-related couture. This week, it's a khaki Apple Logo Hat that was purchased at the Company Store at 1 Infinite Loop. 

This hat is one of my favorites, not only for the Apple logo but also how comfortable it is. It has a Velcro™-strapped band in the back to adjust to various size heads, including my "Plus-Size" noggin. 

I give it a big thumbs-up!

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Google Assistant is gender-neutral(ish), but it...

In a world occupied by Siri, Cortana and Alexa, Google Assistant is a bit of an anomaly. It's the first widely used voice assistant to eschew a female name, which the company reportedly did to avoid giving it a personality. The company would rather y...

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Terror suspect's locked iPhone could lead to a...

The FBI could be gearing up for another battle with Apple.

In the wake of a mass stabbing at a Minnesota mall that was linked to the terrorist group ISIS, the FBI is looking for answers on a passcode-protected iPhone.

“Dahir Adan’s iPhone is locked,” FBI special agent Rich Thornton told reporters at a press conference, according to Wired. “We are in the process of assessing our legal and technical options to gain access to this device and the data it may contain.”

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Facebook launches Events app for iOS with a Sunrise-...

Facebook just made a new app that could replace both Eventbrite and Sunrise.

On Thursday, Facebook launched Events, a standalone app that lets you RSVP to your friends’ events, manage your calendar, and find things to do in your area. The new app lets you see only an event-focused Newsfeed from all your Facebook friends and search for events on a map or in a different city if you’re planning an upcoming trip. The app is available now for iOS with an Android counterpart coming soon.

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Court reinstates Apple victory over Samsung

The court said that there was substantial evidence for the jury verdict related to Samsung’s infringement of Apple patents on its slide-to-unlock and autocorrect features, as well as quick links, which automatically turn information like addresses and phone numbers into links.

It’s obvious that Samsung blatantly stole this from Apple. Time to pay up for your thieving behavior, Samsung.

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Alphabet is working to squash the Zika virus, too

There are a few ways to kill off a pest: eliminate its food supply, or, make sure it can't effectively procreate. Since the pest in question for this post is mosquitos, the former solution isn't an option. So, Verily, the life-science division of Alp...

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The Public Access Weekly: Don't stop believing

It's been a wild card kind of week, full of Google announcements and Yahoo breaches and AI assistants, and I'm excited to get home and watch the Giants-Cubs game tonight, so let's get this party stared with some Public Access stats for September:...

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Appealing upsell of iPhone 7 Plus predicted help...

While most on Wall Street expect the average selling price of the iPhone will drop this holiday season, RBC Capital Markets believes the greater capabilities of the iPhone 7 Plus could have a counter effect, resulting in stronger-than-anticipated earnings per share for Apple.

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Facebook releases standalone Events app for iPhone

Facebook is today introducing an Events app that will give you a standalone experience for keeping track of all your Facebook events separate from its main app.


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Latest Alton Brown cookbook features food photos...

Celebrity chef, food scientist, and Food Network star Alton Brown exclusively utilized an iPhone 6s Plus for the photography in his most recent cookbook "Everyday Food."

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The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: X-Doria's...

New iOS cases of the week

Looking for a screen shield? Want to leave your wallet at home? This week’s roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases brings you a mix of protective designs and functional materials, from elegant wooden snap-on solutions to card-friendly folios.


The Pure 2 (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $39.95 or $44.95 MSRP) adds a thin protective layer of tempered glass to your screen.

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Using the Bedtime Timer in iOS 10

Have trouble remembering to go to bed at a reasonable time? iOS 10 can help.


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Apple gets $119.6M 'slide-to-unlock'...

Apple won an 8-3 vote at a U.S. federal appeals court on Friday, successfully reinstating a $119.6 million verdict against Samsung for violating iPhone patents including a "slide-to-unlock" concept.

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Apple reveals more international launch dates for...

Apple on Friday confirmed more international launch dates for the iPhone 7 and the Apple Watch Series 2, making the announcements through its local websites and third-party vendors.

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Apple Music and Spotify add unofficial DJ remixes to...

For some music streaming subscribers, having access to 30 million songs wasn’t enough if they couldn’t listen to their favorite remixes that were unreleased by the major record labels.

Now, Apple Music and Spotify have begun adding unofficial DJ remixes to their massive catalogs, according to TechCrunch. The new mixes come as a result of a partnership with Dubset, a music rights management company. Dubset works by scanning a remix and figuring out all the songs involved in the DJ edit so that it can pay a royalty back to the original rights-holders. An unofficial Beyoncé remix, for example, would earn money for Sony Music because the label owns the rights.

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Court reinstates $120 million patent award for Apple...

A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a $119.6 million award for Apple in a long-running smartphone design patent dispute with rival Samsung.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Friday that two Apple smartphone design patents, one related to a slide-to-unlock feature, are valid and Samsung infringed a third patent related to helping smartphone users find phone numbers.

The case goes back five years, when Apple first filed a series of patent lawsuits against Samsung, alleging infringement of several Apple's iPhone design patents.

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Here’s how the Jet Black iPhone 7 finish holds up...

Apple’s new Jet Black finish on the iPhone 7 has a high gloss look and a glass-like grip that makes it super tempting to use without a case. But Apple correctly warns customers that the shiny surface is prone to ‘micro abrasions’ from regular use and recommends using a case to avoid gathering these tiny scratches.

I really like using iPhones without a case, however, and the grippy finish makes handling my iPhone 7 Plus noticeably easier. So how well has the Jet Black glossy aluminum held up after more than a week of use without a case? It depends…


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FBI wants access to another terrorist’s iPhone

Here we go again, part II: the FBI wants another iPhone unlocked. Special agent Rich Thorton said that the FBI has obtained the iPhone of Dahir Adan, who stabbed 10 people in a Minnesota mall before a police officer shot and killed him, reports WIRED

As in the case of Rizwan Farook earlier this year, the attacker’s phone is locked with a passcode. Thorton said the FBI is still trying to figure out how to gain access to the phone’s contents.

Dahir Adan’s iPhone is locked,” Thornton told reporters, “We are in the process of assessing our legal and technical options to gain access to this device and the data it may contain.”

The FBI didn’t respond to WIRED’s email or phone calls about the...

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Just when you thought slide-to-unlock was dead:...

Bloomberg reports that Apple this week won an appeal in its long-running case against Samsung over its slide-to-unlock patent.

The decision reinstates an original $119.6 million verdict owed to Apple that a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled was wrongly thrown out in a previous decision back in February.


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Court reinstates a $120 million jury award for Apple...

Here we go again: a federal appeals court has reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple against Samsung. The full slate of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., said a previous panel of the same court should not have overturned the verdict in the case involving three iPhone technology patents last February.

Friday's 8-3 decision said the jury verdict was supported by substantial evidence and that the three-judge appeals court panel did not follow U.S. Supreme Court limits on the scope of its review, notes Reuters.

The court also said Apple was liable for infringing one of Samsung's patents. Apple's "quick links" patent, as the main focus in Samsung's latest effort to overturn major court victories by the Cupertino, California-based company over the past two years. Samsung's attorney Kathleen Sullivan said Samsung didn’...

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iPhone 7/7 Plus coming to India — but they’ll be...

Three mobile phone operators in India — AIS, Dtac, TrueMove — will begin selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on Oct 21. But they’re pricey.

As CNBC reported, the new handsets cost more than the average Indian citizen earns in six months due to local import taxes which jack up retail price of the entry-level $649 32GB iPhone 7 to as high as $900 — and $1,382 for the flagship 256GB iPhone 7 Plus model. World Bank estimates that an annual salary for a person in India in 2015 was $1,581.60 versus an annual salary of $55,836.80 for an average U.S. citizen.

“The biggest challenge for Apple today is that the tariffs that India imposes on imported phones greatly increases the pricing of iPhones in India, Gartner’s research vice president Mark Hung...

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 25% off Apple Accessories Sale...

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French software developer sues Apple, seeking...

Software developer Nexedi is so keen to see Apple improve the rendering engine in its iPhone browser that it's filed suit against the company in a French court.

Nexedi develops cross-platform business apps in HTML5 that can run unchanged on Windows, Linux, and Android.

On Apple's iOS, however, it runs into a problem: The browser rendering engine on iOS, WebKit, doesn't have the same HTML5 capabilities as the rendering engines used on other platforms.

Among the HTML5 capabilities missing in the iOS version of WebKit are access to APIs for vibration, ambient light detection, battery status, notifications, filesystem access and the WebRTC videoconferencing protocol, according to a copy of Nexedi's lawsuit seen by the IDG News Service.

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Company sues Apple for ‘incomplete implementation’...

Another day, another lawsuit. Developer and business service supplier Nexendi is suing Apple in French courts for “incomplete implementation of the HTML 5 specification in the iOS version of Safari,” according to AppleInsider.

Nexendi is demanding that Apple "support the latest Web and HTML5 standards on its iOS platform." Should the company prevail, and Apple cede to demands of better HTML5 support, it would allow web browsers with better HTML5 support than Apple's WebKit on the iOS App Store, notes AppleInsider.

HTML5 is the latest evolution of the standard that defines HTML. The term represents two different concepts: It is a new version of the language HTML, with new...

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Insulin Pump Susceptible to Hacking

Medical device manufacturer Animas on Tuesday warned that its OneTouch Ping insulin pump system was susceptible to hacking. "We have been notified of a cybersecurity issue with the OneTouch Ping, specifically that a person could potentially gain unauthorized access to the pump through its unencrypted radio frequency communication system," reads the company's letter to users of the device. The probability of anyone accessing the pump without authorization was "extremely low," the letter notes. Animas is owned by Johnson & Johnson.

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French company sues Apple over incomplete HTML5...

A development company is taking advantage of a French law, and is suing Apple over incomplete implementation of the HTML 5 specification in the iOS version of Safari.

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60-Second Video Tip: Print to PDF on an iPhone 6s or...

There's no "Print to PDF" function in iOS like there is on the Mac, but with an iPhone 6s or 7, it's possible to use 3D Touch to save web pages and documents as PDFs. In this Apple World Today 60-Second Video Tip, you'll see just how easy it is to use 3D Touch for all of your PDF capturing needs. We'll also show you a quick tip on how to save and view a PDF on iPhones and iPads without 3D Touch.

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Google Maps updates with new iOS 10 widgets, more...

Google has updated the iOS version of Maps with a few significant improvements, among them widgets redesigned for iOS 10, and more details about some of the places users visit.

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Developer Feral Interactive dishes on Apple Metal...

While Metal may be the future of Apple's graphics APIs, third-party developers and developers are seeing both advantages and disadvantages to the technology, as detailed by the developer of "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided."

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Comcast's 1TB data cap starts rolling out...

Comcast said bandwidth caps would be back before 2019, and now the company's living up to its promise.

The cable provider recently announced that its 1 terabyte bandwidth cap for Xfinity Internet subscribers would start rolling out more broadly. Comcast’s data caps are currently in effect in 16 regions with another 18 regions getting the bandwidth cap on November 1. You'll find the complete list of current and upcoming bandwidth cap regions at the bottom of this post.

The company settled on the 1TB cap limit after experimenting with various caps for several years in select areas. During that time, Comcast appeared to be favoring a 300GB cap, but never rolled it out nationwide. Then in April, ...

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FBI statement raises prospect of second legal battle...

A statement by the FBI has raised the possibility of a second legal battle with Apple in a very similar case to the San Bernardino shootingWired reports that an FBI agent speaking about the case of the man who stabbed 10 people in a Minnesota mall last month has said that the agency was considering legal as well as technical options.

At a press conference in St. Cloud, Minnesota today, FBI special agent Rich Thorton said that the FBI has obtained the iPhone of Dahir Adan, who stabbed 10 people in a Minnesota mall before a police officer shot and killed him. (The fundamentalist militant organization...

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My name is Inigo Montoya…

Check out Samsung’s crossed fingers emoji.

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∞ Drones team up to assemble lopsided cake

[VIDEO] This is an ad for Norway telecom company Telia. Made me laugh. Enjoy.

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iPhone 7 real-world sample gallery

DPReview is one of the go-to sites for deeply technical camera reviews. Note that that this is an iPhone 7 gallery. Here’s a link to the DPReview iPhone 7 Plus gallery.

Tap one of the images to get started.

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Samsung's chip & display businesses rescue...

Samsung Electronics' estimated operating profits grew 5.6 percent in the third quarter in spite of its massive Galaxy Note 7 recall, buoyed by increased chip and display sales.

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Apple confirms more iPhone 7 release dates incl....

Apple has added Israel to its list of upcoming iPhone 7 launch countries today as it officially launches the device in India. It also confirmed upcoming launches for a handful of African and Middle Eastern countries including Jordan and Oman on October 15, and Maurice, Madagascar, Maroc, and Uganda on October 21st. In addition, Apple confirmed October 21st will also see the device launch in Thailand. 

The company confirmed the upcoming iPhone 7 launch dates on its website and through local third-party retailers today.


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Inside Apple’s new 3.5mm to lightning audio adapter

Check out the post, even if only to appreciate the gorgeous hi-res Xray imagery.

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Free AI-powered photo editing app Prisma now...

We were impressed by AI-powered photo editing app Prisma when it launched in July, and more so when it added offline access to most filters, but the app has now gone even further. The latest version of the app now supports video too – though it is limited to short clips of up to 15 seconds.

We’re excited to bring you a new way of self-expression. You can now turn your memories into moving artworks using unique video styles!

Pick a file from gallery or shoot up to 15 seconds of video through the Prisma camera to add an artist’s touch to it. The processing is done locally. No Internet connection is needed. You just need an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 10 …


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Finding recently listened to tracks in iOS 10’s...

Kirk McElhearn, writing for Macworld, on finding your listening history in iOS 10:

There’s no way to do that in the iOS 10 Music app. In the Apple Music For You section, you can see your Recently Played music, but it only lists albums and playlists, not the songs in the order you heard them. And that’s only for Apple Music, not for your music.

But there is a path:

Interestingly, there is one way you can find this, and you have to enter Apple’s new Byzantine Messages app. Create a new message to yourself or to a friend. Tap the gray arrow to the left of the text field, then tap the App Store icon. Tap the grid icon at the bottom left (the one with the four ovals), then tap Music. When you do this, Messages displays a list of your 30 most recently played tracks.

The fact that this info was available made me dig a bit further. In the Music app, as Kirk suggested, I tapped the Library tab, then tapped Playlists. Down a bit was a playlist labeled Recently...

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Apple Music gains support for user-uploaded...

Apple Music has gained support for user-uploaded unofficial remixes, according to TechCrunch, thanks to SoundCloud, a service that can offer support for unofficial remixes, and Dubset, a music rights management company.

SoundCloud is a global online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds. According to the company’s data, in December 2014, the service attracts more than 175 million unique monthly listeners, while content creators upload about 12 hours worth of audio every minute

Dubset is a music licensing and digital distribution company that creates solutions for DJs, labels, publishers and streaming services. Their proprietary technology, MixBANK, enables legal distribution of unlicensed remixes and DJ mixes by scanning content for...

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Quick Look: NordVPN, a rare VPN service that still...

There are many reasons you might want to use a VPN service, from protecting your web access on a public hotspot to blocking trackers, but let’s be honest: probably the number one reason is to bypass geo-restrictions by pretending to be located in another country.

This can apply to YouTube and news websites, where you will sometimes see a message stating that the content you’re trying to access is not available in your country, but top of most people’s lists is Netflix


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Apple Watch Series 2 review, 3 weeks in

Rene Ritchie has lived with his new Series 2 Apple Watch for three weeks. His review is realistic and well worth the time if you are thinking about buying one.

One quote on performance:

watchOS 3, unsurprisingly, runs great, as well. Scratch that. On the original Apple Watch, it runs great. On Series 2, it flies.

That’s thanks to the new S2 system-in-package (SIP), which now includes a dual-core central processor and an amped up graphics processor. A fresh app launch is still count-the-spinner-wheel-seconds slow, but way better than before. And given how recent and favorite apps are now kept in memory, it’s also rarer than before.

The S2 also includes GPS. It is assisted GPS in the most assisted sense of the word — it only fires when you’re tracking an workout route and your iPhone isn’t around to piggy-back on. As a result, power drain is minimal.

Combined with the new, bigger battery and more efficient processor, it’s so minimal that I’ve done...

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AppleInsider podcast talks iPhone 7 vs. Google Pixel...

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger tells Victor Marks about the sale of Viv (made by the founders of Siri) to Samsung, Google Pixel's shortcomings, the difficulty of evaluating a camera, and what's happened in the five years since Steve Jobs passed away.

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Apple Pay added for New York Rail customers via MTA...

Apple Pay has arrived for users of the New York state commuter rain.

Customers can now use either Apple Pay or Masterpass to buy tickets and passes through the MTA eTix app, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week.

The two payment options can be used for rides on both the Metro-North Railroad as well as the Long Island Rail Road and a full range of purchases are available, from one-way trips through to weekly or monthly passes.

Users can use Apple Pay by opening the MTA eTIX app, selecting “Pay with Apple Pay” at checkout and using the Touch ID feature. They can also add a credit or debit card to the iOS Wallet app.

The Long Island Rail Road extends eastward from New York City burroughs like Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn all the way to towns like Greenport and Montauk. While also serving parts of New York...

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Former NSA staffer, security researcher releases...

Malware on the Mac is becoming something to worry about, as demonstrated by security researcher and former NSA staffer Patrick Wardle. During a presentation at Virus Bulletin, Wardle yesterday showed how Mac malware to tap into live feeds from the built-in webcam and microphone on a MacBook Pro. His presentation is being delivered at the Virus Bulletin conference in Denver later today.

Although any unauthorized access to the webcam will light the green LED – a firmware-level protection that is exceedingly difficult to bypass – Wardle’s presentation shows how a malicious app can tap into the outgoing feed of an existing webcam session, like a FaceTime or Skype call, where the light would already be on.

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Daily Deal: Keyboard Maestro for Mac for just $19.99

Maybe you're not a writer, but you probably spend more time at your Mac than you should, constantly typing out text or entering repetitive commands. Wouldn't it be great if everything had a shortcut? That's the idea behind Keyboard Maestro, a fantastic productivity enhancer from Stairways Software -- a Mac software developer that's been around for over 20 years. We're so sure that you'll love Keyboard Maestro that we've got a deal for you -- the app's available for just $19.99, 44% off the regular $36 price tag.

So, what can you do with Keyboard Maestro? Open documents instantly or type full sentences with just a few keystrokes, develop macros that perform a number of functions with a click, you name it:

  • Trigger your...
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This Onde utility good for audio recording on a Mac...

Ondesoft Audio Recorder from OndeSoft is an okay choice for recording audio on your Mac despite its rudimentary editing features. Whether you need to record a FaceTime conversation, YouTube audio or more, Onde Audio Recorder's got you covered. Well, it’s a good choice unless you’ve upgraded to macOS Sierra. It’s not yet ready for the latest version of the Mac operating system.

It can record audio from apps such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, iTunes, QuickTime, RealPlayer, VLC, and more, as well as grab songs from websites like YouTube, Vimeo, Pandora, LastFM, and others. Onde Audio Recorder also plays nice with with online radio such as Pandora, Lastfm, GrooveShark, and iTunes Radio. In addition, it supports recording audio from IM applications like Radium (as of version 3.24.1)me, Skype, iChat, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger, Google talk, Adium, Instantbird, Fire, Proteus AIM, Tencent QQ and more.

What's more, Onde...

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Duolingo’s latest iOS app lets you learn languages...

The best way to practice your language skills is through conversation; easy if you live in the country concerned, or are surrounded by those who speak the language, not so easy otherwise. This is the problem Duolingo has set out to solve with the latest update to its language-learning app.

Duolingo’s iOS app now allows you to have text chats with AI bots. The bots will converse with you in the form of three different ‘personalities,’ and will help you out with suggestions if you’re struggling to reply …


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How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

With macOS Sierra and watchOS 3.0 you can unlock your Mac using your Apple Watch. To do this, you’ll have to enable Apple’s new two-factor authentication and make sure your Mac is running macOS Sierra and your Apple Watch is running watchOS 3.0. 

On the Mac, go to Settings -> Security & Privacy -> Allow your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac. Also, make sure that Disable Automatic Login is unchecked. If the option is grayed out, click the padlock icon at the bottom of the window to make the change.

On the Apple Watch, go to Settings. Scroll down and tap Passcode. Turn Passcode On. Enter a passcode to lock and unlock your Apple Watch.

Now Auto Unlock will be invoked just by waking your Mac. If you try to unlock your Mac without wearing your Apple Watch, the normal password screen will appear.


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External Link: Apple Discontinues Third-Generation...

In a move that should surprise no one, Apple has discontinued the third-generation Apple TV. Apple has been slowly phasing out the four-year-old streaming device for months, and it has been a long time since Apple updated its pre-tvOS software. You may still be able to buy a refurbished third-generation Apple TV, but with no future support planned, we can’t recommend it. Those looking for a streaming video box should instead look at the fourth-generation Apple TV or a streaming box from Amazon or Roku. We hope Apple will reduce the price of the fourth-generation Apple TV to make up for the loss of the $69 older model and get it into more homes.


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Thursday October 6

MTA eTix app gains Apple Pay support, allowing New...

Commuters in New York now have a new way to pay for their ride. As announced by New York governor Andrew Cuomo, the MTA eTix app now supports Apple Pay. This means that commuters can now easily and securely purchase tickets for New York City’s Long Island Railroad and Metro-North Railroad trains.


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Apple Music gains support for SoundCloud-like...

Apple originally struck a deal with music rights company Dubset back in March, but now the company is officially putting that deal to use. Today, Apple Music started supporting single-track remixes, something that SoundCloud has long used to differentiate itself from other services, TechCrunch reports. Additionally, Spotify is also now supporting single-track remixes.


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Apple Music, Spotify debut user-uploaded remixes via...

Apple Music and Spotify on Thursday granted subscribers access to unofficial, user-uploaded remixes, a first for the streaming services, thanks to partnerships struck with music rights management firm Dubset.

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Google Maps for iOS updated w/ more detailed...

Google today has released a nice update to Google Maps for iOS users. The update, which bumps the app to version 4.23.0 includes enhancements to reviews and location descriptions, as well as iOS 10 optimizations and widget support.

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VCs Confess Their Biggest Regrets

There are some big regrets here. Bessemer Venture Partners seem to have passed up on every good idea that ever came along in the history of tech.

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iOS 10 tips: Rich notifications enable tvOS text...

With rich notifications in iOS 10, users can now view and interact with alerts from a variety of apps directly from the lock screen. One of the more useful implementations is the Apple TV Remote app, which lets users bypass the clunky tvOS keyboard and enter text with their iPhone.

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AWT News Update: October 6, 2016

A lot of amazing stories in our podcast today, including one about the guy who designed the Apple World Today logo...who is now one of the executive producers of an Amazon Video project that just got greenlit.

  • The Orchard apparently got chopped down
  • Prisma supports video!
  • Buy your Aeroflot tickets and Russian gas with Apple Pay
  • Aaron Mahnke goes Hollywood!

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Om Malik: How my love for photos has changed

This is a great piece from Om that focuses on photography, but also looks at Instagram and Snapchat.

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Galaxy Note 7 Snaps, Crackles and Pops, Spurring...

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday evacuated a plane in Louisville, Kentucky, after a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 began popping and issuing thick smoke. Samsung last month began replacing Galaxy Note 7s globally, following reports of several of the devices catching fire or exploding. It blamed the problem on an "isolated" faulty battery cell issue. The device involved in the Southwest Airline incident reportedly was a replacement phone, according to owner Brian Green. Samsung has said it will verify whether the phone actually was a replacement.

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Judge questions Airbnb in SF rental law case

At a hearing in San Francisco federal court on Thursday, U.S. District Judge James Donato said he was “concerned” with Airbnb’s position because the San Francisco statute targets only bookings processed by Airbnb, not what the company publishes on its website.

Basically, the law would require Airbnb to verify that the person renting the property was registered with the city. Airbnb is saying that it is the responsibility of the person to follow the law and they are providing a publishing service.

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Notable apps and app updates for Oct. 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.

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Mac Broadcaster has announced JustBroadcaster for Facebook 1.7, an update to their powerful Facebook live-streaming app for the Mac.

The app offers individuals and businesses a tool to broadcast live content directly to Facebook, from their Mac. Video streams can include the Mac's desktop, video from individual apps, iOS devices, webcams, and more. Version 1.7 offers text overlays (titling) as well as direct support for professional BlackMagic devices.

JustBroadcaster for Facebook 1.7 costs US$29.99 and requires macOS 10.10 or higher. It’s available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Video category. A one-year license is also available for $15 at the...

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Apple pulls API doc browser Dash citing '...

Apple has pulled Dash, a popular API documentation resource, from the Mac and iOS App Stores, claiming that developer Bogdan Popescu manipulated reviews to get more downloads.

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Google: There's No Hub Like Home

No longer willing to let Amazon have the space to itself, Google on Tuesday officially launched Google Home, its long-awaited wireless hub. Google Home is an interactive personal assistant and entertainment center that takes full advantage of the company's deep advantages in Web search, AI and machine learning. Google's vision is to place a customized version of its Google Assistant technology into the hands of every customer, said CEO Sundar Pichai, so it can be wherever they are.

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Apple Has Removed Dash from the App Store

Popular API documentation browser Dash was pulled from the App Store this week after a routine migration request, its developer Bogdan Popescu wrote in a blog post. He said the migration was successful, but some features in iTunes Connect weren't available during account migration, Apple warned him. Later in the day, Apple sent another email saying the app has been pulled because of "fraudulent conduct," and did not offer any explanation. From the post: Today I called them and they confirmed my account migration went through and that everything is okay as far as they can tell. A few hours ago I received a "Notice of Termination" email, saying that my account was terminated due to fraudulent conduct. I called them again and they said they can't provide more information. Update: Apple contacted me and told me they found evidence of App Store review manipulation. This is something I've never done. Apple's decision is final and can't be appealed.Apple blogger Federico Viticci said. "...

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Yahoo email surveillance linked to court order,...

Yahoo's tool to scan the contents of customer emails came as a result of a U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order last year, and was created by adapting otherwise benign software, a report indicated on Thursday.

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Survey: U.S. consumers would buy cars from Apple and...

TECHnalysis Research recently surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers who both own a car and are planning to purchase a new one within the next two years. The results — as noted by Fast Company — show that half of the respondents would give at “least moderate” consideration to purchasing a car from a tech company. 

In the case of Apple- and Google-branded cars, about one third would give serious consideration to a purchase, and just over 10% said they would definitely purchase a car from one of those companies. Fifty-nine percent said they were at least moderately interested in a Google car versus 52% for an Apple car, and 33% said they were at least seriously interested in a Google car versus 28% for an Apple car.

Of course, Apple has never confirmed such plans. But rumors and speculation about...

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Facebook Oculus update lowers hardware requirements...

Facebook has unveiled the next steps in the Oculus virtual reality platform, including a sneak peek at a wireless version of the Oculus Rift, and an initiative to lower the hardware requirements needed to use the system to specs already exceeded by Apple's 4K and 5K Retina iMac lines.

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Review: U-Gym TENS unit delivers iPhone-connected...

Mark Yu, the man behind the portable iPhone-enabled TENS unit U-Gym, is back with a crowdfunded project called U-Gym Mini, a muscle stimulator intended for pain treatment. AppleInsider went hands-on for a full review.

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Snapchat what? Instagram Stories racks up 100...

Instagram arrived late to the ephemeral messaging trend—so late that it almost missed the boat entirely—but the photo-sharing network is seeing success.

On Thursday, Instagram revealed that its Stories feature gets 100 million daily viewers, about one-fifth of Instagram’s 500 million monthly active users. Instagram, which just turned six years old, debuted Stories in August to let its users share video clips and photos that disappear after 24 hours. You can also decorate your images with text, drawings, and emoji. Sound familiar? It’s a near clone of Snapchat Stories (down to the name), and Instagram owns up to the similarity.


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∞ Apple’s response to Dash removal from App Store,...

First read this morning’s post, about the Dash Mac app being suddenly removed from the App Store.

This afternoon, Dash updated their blog with this chilling message:

Apple contacted me and told me they found evidence of App Store review manipulation. This is something I’ve never done.

Apple’s decision is final and can’t be appealed.

Certainly, only Kapeli (the Dash developer) and Apple know if there was any App Store review manipulation. But this feels heavy-handed. Dash is a tool used by lots of developers. Not only does this hurt Dash, but it hurts the developers who use it. And this is being done, seemingly, without due process.

One thing for sure, there is a big wave of developer response...

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Review: Tylt Energi Pro Backpack, the traveling...

Backpacks have always been a source of frustration for me when carrying around my laptop and the various tools I need with me throughout my day. I don’t carry a ton with me at any given moment, but finding a bag that can carry and handle everything has been difficult.

Enter Tylt’s new Energi Pro Backpack. While not only being incredibly spacious, Tylt’s new backpack’s attention grabber is the fact that it includes an impressively large battery in the bag. Carrying everything you lug around is not only a breeze with the Energi Pro Backpack, but charging everything while you do so is god-send.


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Tech Armor SlimProtect, FlexProtect, and ShockFlex...

Tech Armor's line of iPhone 7/7 Plus cases. Photo ©2016, Steven Sande

Now that things have calmed down a bit since the introduction of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, I've decided to start going through the vast pile of cases that we've accumulated for the newest iPhones. Today's review looks at three cases from Tech Armor -- the SlimProtect (US$10.95), the FlexProtect ($12.95) and the ShockFlex ($17.95). 


At just $10.95, the TechArmor SlimProtect is the least expensive case I've seen so far for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. It's quite minimalist; basically a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) / polycarbonate (PC) mixture that provides a...

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Customize your appearance in VR with Oculus avatars

Oculus avatars allow anyone using the Rift to create a customized version of themselves, complete with more than 1 billion permutations of clothing, accessories, hair, face and color choices. Oculus VP of Product Nate Mitchell introduced the new avat...

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Oculus is building a VR web browser, codenamed...

Today at Oculus Connect, co-founder Nate Mitchell announced that the company is working on a fully VR web browser. It's dubbed "Carmel," emphasis on the "mel," and is "fully optimized for VR." This follows the likes of Google making aspects of Chrome...

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Oculus' next headset is a cross between the...

Virtual reality is kind of stuck between two markets right now: an extremely mobile but lower quality, phone-powered experience, and an very high end, expensive, wired PC experience. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says neither is really good enough for t...

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Oculus shows off how you'll hang with friends...

Back at F8 earlier this year, we saw a demo of a couple of people interacting with each other via virtual reality -- sort of like VR Skype. Now, at the Oculus Connect event, CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows off a much better version of the software. It's ca...

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How Apple plans to make iCloud, Siri, and iTunes...

Apple has a plan to make its cloud services good: moving the groups responsible for building them into one building so they can work together.

The teams behind iCloud, Siri, Apple Music, iTunes, Apple News, Apple Pay, and Maps all work under Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of software and services, but they are physically spread out. Apple has realized that the physical distance is contributing to slow bug fixes and product development, sources told Bloomberg, so the company is centralizing its cloud services employees at Infinite Loop.

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Staples, Aeroflot & easyJet add support for...

Three more merchants have enabled Web-based Apple Pay transactions, including office supply chain Staples and two airlines: the U.K.'s easyJet, and Russia's Aeroflot.

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Giphy Cam finally arrives on Android

After 14 months of breathless waiting, Android users can finally experience the Instagram of GIFs. Giphy released its Giphy Cam app to the Play store on Thursday. The app allows you to record GIFs, apply various filters and fades, as well as overlay...

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An iPhone and Apple Watch Dock Living in a Material...

Josh Centers takes a look at the Studio Neat Material Dock, a premium walnut dock that holds both an iPhone and an Apple Watch.


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Feature Request: Apple Watch Activity rest days,...

Really good fitness and health tracking is easily my number one reason for wearing my Apple Watch everyday (and upgrading to Series 2), and I really appreciate the new Activity Sharing features in watchOS 3 and iOS 10. Filling Activity rings and keeping a streak going is really effective motivation for me.

But breaking a streak or not quite filling an Activity ring can be equally uninspiring. It’s tempting to want to give up or take it less seriously, especially if you almost had it or the stream was broken by error. That happened to me this week, which prompted me to think about three things I’d love to see Apple’s Activity app gain: rest days, tolerance levels, and an honor system.


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Watch the Oculus Connect 3 keynote at 1PM ET

Oculus' developer conference is going down in San Jose, California this week and today the keynote address will reveal the big news. You can stream all of the announcements as they happen at Oculus Connect 3 on Twitch or if you happen to own a compat...

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Twitter shares plunge after Google, Disney, Apple...

Twitter shares plunged on Thursday, a day after technology website Recode reported that Alphabet’s Google and Disney would not bid for the social network and Apple was unlikely to be a suitor.

The stock fell 19% on the news. Twitter is in a tough spot—they have a ton of users and everyone recognizes the brand, but they can’t make a profit.

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Hands-on with TwelveSouth’s ‘New Mac’ scented candle...

I’ve long-admired the smell of new Apple hardware. I understand that not everyone gets it, but for those who do, it’s a distinct smell that can be instantly recognized.

I first encountered this smell upon purchasing my first ever Apple product – a mid-2000’s Mac mini – and I’ve been hooked ever since. It’s not that I go around smelling Apple boxes, but the scent evokes fond memories of my first Mac experience.

So when the Apple accessory makers over Twelve South introduced a new Mac-inspired candle, I was intrigued, as those of you who are reading this no doubt are as well. Does Twelve South’s New Mac candle really smell like a freshly opened piece of “Designed by Apple in California?” more…

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Gartner: iPhone sales to be weaker this year, but...

Gartner. Inc. expects a weaker year-over-year volume performance from Apple in 2016, as volumes stabilize after a very strong 2015. As a result, the research group expects total smartphone market to only increase 4.5% with premium smartphones declining 1.1%  in 2016. However, there is some good news.

"We expect the market for premium smartphones to return to 3.5% growth in 2017, as stronger replacement cycles kick in and in anticipation of a new iPhone next year, which is expected to offer a new design and new features that are attractive enough to convince more replacement buyers," says Ranjit Atwal, research director at Gartner.

Total mobile phone shipments are on pace to decline 1.6% in 2016. The smartphone segment continues to grow, albeit more slowly than in previous years, and is expected to reach 1.5 billion units in 2016. However, it’s not just phones. Gartner, Inc. says worldwide combined shipments for...

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The weather may be cooling down, but the deals are heating up as we approach the holiday season. Save $30-$100 on 2016 12" MacBooks or snag a $50 iTunes gift card for $42.50. Roxio Toast 15 Titanium is also marked down to $49.99 for a limited time.

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First look: Elwing electric skateboard promises...

With its crowdfunding goal already met, the makers behind the Elwing electric skateboard have set their sights on delivering backers a compact, commuter-focused riding experience. AppleInsider had a chance to go hands-on with the prototype hardware ahead of a 2017 launch.

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New York rail commuters get access to Apple Pay in...

People commuting by rail around New York state can now use Apple Pay or Masterpass to buy tickets and passes through the MTA eTix app, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week.

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How to use or enable/disable Parked Car alerts from...

There’s a new feature in the iOS 10 update with Maps called Parked Car. It automatically tells your iPhone where you left your car and sends you a notification. This may or may not be useful depending on your needs. Luckily the Parked Car notifications are easy to disable or re-enable if you know where to look, and you can even disable the alerts without losing the feature.


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Gartner predicting iPhone sales decline through 2016...

Tech research giant Gartner is forecasting that the year-on-year decline in iPhone sales will continue through the rest of 2016, but that Apple will return to growth next year.

Overall stats released by the company relate to the mobile phone market as a whole, where it expects total shipments to fall from 1.917B units in 2015 to 1.887B this year before a slow growth beginning in 2017. The company does, though, make specific reference to the role the iPhone will play …


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Google's Pixel XL priced like Apple's...

Google's latest effort to show off its vision for "Pure Android" hardware costs the same as Apple's iPhone 7 Plus but is half as fast, lacks Optical Image Stabilization, a telephoto lens, weather resistance, support for wide color gamut and stereo speakers.

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Spotify ads slipped malware onto PCs and Macs

Spotify's ads crossed from nuisance over to outright nasty this week, after the music service’s advertising started serving up malware to users on Wednesday. The malware was able to automatically launch browser tabs on Windows and Mac PCs, according to complaints that surfaced online.

As is typical for this kind of malware, the ads directed users’ browsers to other malware-containing sites in the hopes that someone would be duped into downloading more malicious software. The “malvertising” attack didn’t last long as Spotify was able to quickly correct the problem.

“We’ve identified an issue where a small number of users were experiencing a problem with questionable website pop-ups in their default browsers as a result of an isolated issue with an ad on our Free tier,” Spotify said on several threads in its support forums. “We have...

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