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Apple offers free app to teach children coding (...

I can’t code my way out of a paper bag and have no real interest in creating my own apps but I’m very much looking forward to playing around with Swift Playgrounds.

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Apple is working to address the iPhone Upgrade...

Last week both Steve and Yours Truly shared our problems in trying to order an iPhone 7 using Apple’s Upgrade Program. reports that it appears that Apple has acknowledged those concerns Apple updated its upgrade reservation page with fine print that recommends customers call its support team at 1-800-MY-APPLE and mention the iPhone Upgrade Program. By doing so, the company said a Specialist will help customers find the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus model they want.

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Innovation in tech evolves in new ways

Leaving aside the fact that, contrary to the first sentence, there are no “early reviews” of the iPhone 7 (it’s in the hands of reviewers now but any comment from reviewers is under embargo until next Wednesday), there’s this thought process among the tech media that demands companies, Apple in particularly, “wow” us with every new announcement. Not only is that an impossible standard to meet, it’s remarkably short sighted.

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Disaffected Apple Upgrade Program customers can now...

Apple is allowing participants in the Apple iPhone Upgrade Program to call customer service, with some customers being presented with additional options for preorder, beyond what is available on the website.

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Phil Schiller answers email, confirms identical...

Ask of the Phil and you might get an answer.

A user apparently sent an email to Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing, the mighty Phil Schiller, regarding the actual physical size of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus camera sensors.

Phil, in return, offered the following reply, confirming that the sensors were in fact the same size on both models.

So, email the mighty Phil and he might just throw you a reply.

Via Imgur and Reddit

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Tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia, Canada: A wild,...

Regular readers know that I am a proud son of Nova Scotia and love showing those outside the province how beautiful, interesting and fun it is. If you find yourself in the area of the Bay of Fundy (home of the world’s highest tides that cause this “tidal bore”), you should definitely explore it fully. But, to be fair, while the author says it was like, “salty chocolate milk”, I can assure you it most certainly isn’t the latter. That brown water? Mud. Salty, gritty, not chocolatey at all, mud. And if you’ve ever white water rafted out West, these waves will seem very tame to you. But you’ll still have a blast if you do this adventure.

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Leaked photo hints at $29 repair fee for iPhone 7...

It apparently pays to have AppleCare+ on your upcoming iPhone 7 Plus handset.

A leaked image shows the AppleCare+ screen replacement price for an iPhone 7 Plus being a mere $29 with prices for more extensive damage being listed alongside it.

It’s currently unknown as to where this image surfaced from, but it raises some interesting questions as to overall component cost.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

Via Imgur and Reddit

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Facebook switches on bot-based purchases in Messenger

Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.

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Apple's Response To Diversity Criticism: '...

Mic published a report last week in which it criticized the gender divide at Apple's last two iPhone events. The reporter noted that at iPhone 7 event, women spoke for roughly eight minutes at stage compared to men, who spoke for 99. Furthermore, most of the women and people of color who appeared onstage weren't Apple representatives. An Apple spokesperson, who shared the information "off-the-record", had a weird response. The email read, "We may have different interpretations of diversity." The email continues, via Mic report, "he pointed to 'two African-Americans' who spoke at the keynote, neither of whom are actually employed by Apple. He also mentioned 'a Canadian, and a British woman.'" The reporter has defended the use of "off-the-record" information, noting that Apple PR didn't warn her beforehand -- and as an important ethic in journalism -- they didn't reach an agreement before the Apple PR decided to share things.


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App review resolution

I like this idea. I know how important these reviews are to developers, not just for the nice “pat on the back” a 5 star review gives but also the things customers don’t like gives the developer clues as to how to improve or what customers want. The same goes for podcasts you like. So, set aside a small chunk of time once a week or month to review your favorite app or podcast.

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Apple has paid between an 18% and 19% cash tax rate...

Apple has paid between an 18% and 19% cash tax rate the past four years — or about 70% of its reported tax rate, according to Chuck Jones, a wealth strategist with Northern Trust.

“There is a lot of confusion about how much tax Apple pays,” he writes in a Seeking Alpha article. “While it is difficult to estimate how much it pays in various geographies and to which government entities (federal, state and local) it is easy to determine how much it pays out in cash on a quarterly and yearly basis. All one needs to do is to look at its cash flow statements.”

Apple's total cash tax rate has been between 18% and 19% the past three years. In fiscal 2013 Apple paid out $9.1 billion in total cash taxes for an 18.2% rate on its operating income. This increased to $10 billion and an 18.7% rate in fiscal...

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How iOS 10 Raise to Wake and the new lock screen are...

I've been playing around with the various beta versions of iOS 10 for months now, so I've had time to get used to some of the new features. One that might surprise owners of any iPhone is just how different the experience of picking up your device and unlocking is with iOS 10. In advance of this shock to your old habits, I'll tell you how your new and old iPhones will react when you pick them up to use them.

Here's the biggest thing you're going to have to unlearn:

Slide to unlock is gone

Yep, that one gesture that everyone has gotten pretty used to has been rendered obsolete by Touch ID on the latest iPhones, and Apple's moving you into the future with "press home to unlock". For older iPhones without Touch ID or for folks who haven't yet used Touch ID (my wife, for example...), picking up that iPhone and pressing the Home button to show the lock screen will show two new things --...

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A China-based third-party app store has found a way...

Trend Micro, an IT security company, has discovered a China-based third-party app store that has found a way to distribute repackaged iOS apps. Haima abuses the Apple Developer Enterprise Program by feigning it’s an enterprise, which allows it to bypass the App Store's rigorous security controls and distribute iOS apps without undergoing Apple’s standard vetting and certification process.

In a span of two weeks, Haima already used five different enterprise certificates to distribute its repackaged apps.

This blog post by Trend Micro explains how Haima promotes repackaged versions of legitimate apps, including Pokémon Go and Instagram, on social media channels to entice trusting users to download the app outside of the official App Store. These apps have been found to inject fake location data, consume...

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How China Could Take Over the World's Tech and...

Nvidia and Baidu recently made an announcement with regard to self-driving cars that deserves closer attention. China currently is behind the U.S. in automotive technology, but it has passed the U.S. and Japan in automobile production -- I actually thought Japan was still ahead. China is producing twice the number of cars the U.S. is producing right now. If these things get smart, our next illegal immigration problem could be Chinese autonomous cars trying to find a country that is less polluted!

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SuperDuper v2.9.1 is now Sierra compatible

This is just the beginning of a huge number of such updates but, for me, it’s particularly important. SuperDuper, along with Carbon Copy Cloner, are two of my must-have utilities for managing my Mac. Having it updated to be compatible with Sierra is a big deal.

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Macy’s lands major deal with Apple

This is obviously the first of many such deals to get the Apple Watch out in front of more consumers.

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How Apple made its Jet Black iPhone none more black

I don’t think Apple gets enough notice or credit for that last sentence. They’ve mentioned it several times – the idea that, if they need a particular process done and it’s not available, they don’t give up. They invent the process.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Bose SoundTrue II Headphones $...

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Google releases iPhone version of Cardboard Camera...

Previously available on Android only, Google today released its Cardboard Camera app for iPhone and iPad alongside new features for the experience.


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iPhone 7 & 7 Plus have bigger batteries than...

The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 features a 1,960 milliamp-hour battery, while the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus includes a 2,900 milliamp-hour supply -- both significant increases over their predecessors, a report noted on Monday.

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Tesla's free Autopilot 8.0 update shifts focus...

Tesla is rolling out a software update to its Autopilot feature designed to prevent accidents like the one that resulted in the death of Tesla owner Joshua Brown in May. The new update will employ radar as a primary signal processing component in addition to visual image recognition via the car’s cameras. 

Brown died when his car, running on Autopilot, collided with a tractor trailer. In that event, the car’s autonomous cruise control systems failed to properly identify the obstacle. This reportedly happened due to the trailer’s color blending with the bright sky. Brown may have also been watching a movie and not paying attention to the road at the time of the accident.


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'Paying Taxes Is a Lot Better Than Phony...

theodp writes: Every fall," writes The Intercept's Sam Biddle, "internet and its resident tech mumblers congregate for The Apple Event, a quasi-pagan streaming-video rite in which Tim Cook boasts of just how much money his company is making (a lot) and just how much good it's introducing to the world (this typically involves a new iPhone). This is merely annoying most years; but in 2016, when Apple is loudly, publicly denying its tax obligations around the world, it's just gross." Biddle finds Apple's use of the word 'courage' to describe the corporate ethos that pushed the company to remove the headphone plug from the newest iPhone while offering a new pair of $160 jack-free earbuds particularly irksome: "Removing a headphone jack or adding 20 headphone jacks does not require courage; engineers are very smart, but their job does not typically require much bravery. Courage is more often found in, say, running into a burning school to rescue the students and class rodent. Or, maybe...

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iOS 10 compatibility list

Remember, tomorrow is iOS 10 day! You might be wondering if your iPhone can run the new operating system, so we've "borrowed" the compatibility list from Apple to show you here:


In a nutshell: all iPhone 5, 6 and 7 models, iPad Pros, iPad Airs, iPad 4th Generation, all iPad mini models except the original, and the iPod touch 6th generation are compatible with iOS 10.

The new operating system should be released at about 10 AM PT tomorrow, but the update may take a while to appear on your iOS devices.

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iPhone 7 Plus vs. iPhone 7 camera: Dual lenses...

Apple's choice of an all-new dual-sensor camera module on the iPhone 7 Plus steals the show, making it a compelling upsell from the 12-megapixel single lens on the iPhone 7. If you're still torn deciding between which model is for you, here's a comparison of what the iPhone 7 Plus camera offers over the iPhone 7.

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∞ Meet the new “Most Interesting Man in the World”

Some of the commercials with the previous character were very funny. I don’t drink Dos Equis very often but I’m looking forward to seeing what the new ads are like.

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iTunes Movies is turning 10! 10-movie bundles for $10

Apple is using their Twitter feed to announce a huge selection of movies bundled as a “ten for ten” deal. Keep in mind, this is a US-only promotion. Those of us in third world countries like Canada cannot take advantage of this offer.

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Titanfall's mobile debut is a 'Hearthstone...

If I told you Titanfall was coming to smartphones, what kind of game would you envision? A side-scrolling shoot-em-up similar to Metal Slug? A Titan customization tool? Or a portable-friendly strategy game like Advance Wars? Well, I've got bad news....

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Sports Illustrated iPhone 7 Plus photos from the...

During Sunday’s Tennessee Titans vs Minnesota Vikings NFL game, Sports Illustrated photographer David E. Klutho shot some great looking photos with the iPhone 7 Plus.

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External Link: Apple Tweaks iPad Configs and Pricing

Even while focusing on the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, Apple found time to tweak the iPad lineup’s configuration and pricing. The standard iPads — the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, and iPad mini 2 — just became better deals. Prices remain the same, but for each price point, Apple doubled the base storage. You can now buy the iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 4 with either 32 GB ($399 for Wi-Fi or $529 for Wi-Fi plus cellular) or 128 GB ($499/$629), and the iPad mini 2 in just a 32 GB configuration ($269/$399). On the iPad Pro front, the storage options are unchanged for both the 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models, but the 128 MB configurations dropped in price by $50, and the 256 GB configurations are now $100 cheaper. Our question is if this minor adjustment will be the only change to the iPad lineup that we’ll see for the rest of the year, or if Apple has new models up its sleeve.


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Eddy Cue is one of the backers of the PowerForward...

Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, is one of the backers of a new, digital leadership platform dubbed PowerForward, which was co-founded by Mike Krzyzewski, the head basketball coach if Duke University and the USA National Team, reports Forbes

The mobile video network will target the B2B market offering subscriptions to video content and case studies aimed to help corporations foster leadership and build teams. Krzyzewski co-founded the start-up Chrissie Gorman, a Duke grad and former consultant at Bain & Co, who will serve as CEO.

“You only get to launch things once, and I wanted to make sure the product was great from the start, even if it didn’t have all the functions they wanted at first,” Eddy Cue,...

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Pro photographer tests iPhone 7 Plus cameras at US...

Apple and ESPN equipped photographer Landon Nordeman with an unreleased iPhone 7 Plus for this weekend's U.S. Open tennis tournament, resulting in a series of photos showcasing the new dual-lens system for the phone, set to launch on Friday.

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France & Netherlands among EU countries...

In the wake of the European Commission's ruling against tax deals between Apple and Ireland, the finance ministers of several other European countries are reportedly considering a share of the iPhone maker's back taxes.

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Deals: Up to $270 off 15" MacBook Pros; 27...

Shoppers this week can save $150-$270 on 15" MacBook Pros. Or snap up Apple's current 27" iMac 5K at $300 off MSRP. PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac is also $29.99 ($30 off).

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Comment: The W1 chip is a big deal, but I fear it...

Of all the things that Apple announced during the iPhone 7 launch, the W1 chip actually impressed me most. I’d guessed that Apple would be including something like this, suggesting beforehand that the tech might solve three problems with Bluetooth audio.

First, fast and rock-solid pairing. First-time pairing should be quick and painless, and once headphones have been paired to a particular iPhone, they should instantly re-pair next time they are used. No more of the ‘will they or won’t they?’ question familiar to current-generation Bluetooth products.

Second, the connection too should be ultra-reliable. No random cutouts that interrupt the audio stream. Even half a second’s stuttering quickly becomes really annoying when listening to music.

Third, the power efficiency should be better than current low-energy Bluetooth, so charging...

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Back up today to prepare for iOS 10 tomorrow

iOS 10 will be available to everyone tomorrow, September 13, 2016. If past history holds true, the new operating system will be released around 10 AM Pacific Time. In some ways, the release of iOS 10 is as exciting to me as the new iPhone announcements. My old device becomes “new” and does many different things that it couldn't just a few moments ago. As is always a good practice, today would be a great time to make sure your iPhone or iPad is backed up. Though unlikely, something could go amiss or you may simply decide that iOS 10 is not for you at this point and want to revert back to iOS 9.3.5 after the update.

You may already have iCloud backups set up. You can check this by going to Settings > iCloud > Backup and verifying that the toggle switch is green. Backing up to iCloud is automatic and daily. It is great for recovery to the same version of iOS on your iPhone or iPad, but will not let you downgrade to...

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Camera Guard designed to protect any Mac's...

Miami-based security solutions company, ProtectStar, has launched Camera Guard Professional for Mac 2016, a security solution designed to protect any Mac's webcam and microphone from being accessed by hackers, spyware or malware. 

It runs in the background, constantly monitoring for applications or processes that attempt to access the Mac's camera or microphone. The app blocks any attempted access, and immediately informs the user of the access attempt, according to ProtectStar CEO Chris Bohn. 

Camera Guard Professional also offers an added layer of security by protecting the individual settings of the software via a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that the user creates and enters. Any changes to the settings of the app will then require the entry of that PIN in order to take effect.

Camera Guard Professional also offers an “intelligent” feature called Deep Detective, which keeps a...

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External Link: Google Photos Now Improves Live Photos

The Google Photos app for iOS can now apply effects to Apple’s proprietary Harry Potter-like Live Photos and export them as videos or animated GIFs that others can play on any platform. You can also use Google Photos to smooth out shaky video in Live Photos or to create cinematic pans. Other tweaks in the Google Photos app include better album sorting options and the capability to choose a new thumbnail for faces in the People album. Live Photos can be taken only with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and with the soon-to-be-released iPhone 7 models.


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Daily Deal: Get a TextExpander 1-Year Single User...

TextExpander from Smile is one of my favorite Mac utilities. The app has saved me 31 hours and change just in the past year by taking long strings of text that I type over and over again, and letting me turn them into short, easy-to-type shortcuts. For example, typing just four letters gives me the title for the AWT News Update ("Apple World Today News Update for September 12, 2016"), a significant savings of time for something I type every weekday. Speaking of significant savings, AWT readers can get 60% off of a TextExpander 1-Year Single User Subscription from the Apple World Today Deals Shop.

For just $19.98, you'll get a license for the latest version of TextExpander so you can start...

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External Link: September 12th Only: 10-Movie iTunes...

To celebrate 10 years of iTunes Movies, Apple is offering six 10-movie bundles that you can buy for $10 each. The sale runs for just one day: 12 September 2016, so act fast. Even if a bundle contains only a few films that pique your interest, the price makes taking a chance on the rest worthwhile. (Thanks to Zac Cichy for alerting us to this sale.)


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iPhone 7 Plus photos taken at Tennis US Open show...

Following a feature from Sports Illustrated earlier today which used the iPhone 7 Plus courtside at the NFL, ESPN has posted its own exclusive hands-on with the iPhone 7 Plus’ camera. They equipped professional photographer Landon Nordeman with an unreleased iPhone 7 Plus unit at the Tennis US Open. The results are stunning, showing off the new iPhone’s improved camera system.

We’ve included a few of the shots below…


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Sports Illustrated shares NFL gameday photos...

Having been given an early promotional unit by Apple, Sports Illustrated on Sunday published a series of photos shot with the iPhone 7 Plus, which includes a second lens for 2x optical zoom.

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Other European Union finance ministers are eyeing a...

European Union finance ministers are reportedly lining up to get a hunk of Apple's tax revenue following a ruling by the European Commission that Apple owes €13 billion (about $14.5 billion) in back taxes.

On Saturday Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem warned Apple on Saturday to "get ready" to pay up. His comment came after a two-day meeting of his EU counterparts in the Slovak capital, Bratislava. The ministers were discussing ways to harmonize tax rules for foreign firms. Dijsselbloem said corporations "have an obligation to pay taxes in a fair way” and that “international tax loopholes are a thing of the past...

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Apple features 10-movie bundles for $10 in 10th...

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of movie sales on the iTunes Movie store, Apple is offering up six 10-movie bundles from five studios for $10 each to U.S. shoppers.

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Sensor on second iPhone 7 Plus camera is smaller...

Apple hasn’t revealed the sizes of the camera sensors used in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but a Reddit user has used EXIF data from the Sports Illustrated photos to calculate them. They seemingly reveal that the main sensor is exactly the same size as the one in the iPhone 6s, while the sensor for the 2x telephoto lens is somewhat smaller …


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Sports Illustrated gets chance to play with iPhone 7...

NFL: Minnesota Vikings vs Tennessee Titans
NFL: Minnesota Vikings vs Tennessee Titans
Nissan Stadium/Nashville, TN
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Credit: David Klutho

The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cameras could be pretty damn spiffy.

Over the weekend, Sports Illustrated got a chance to try the new camera out on the iPhone 7 Plus. The pictures, taken at the Titans-Vikings game, show what the new 12-megapixel telephoto lens, complete with zooming capabilities, can do.

The iPhone 7 Plus has a 12–megapixel telephoto camera that offers new zooming capabilities. Each new model also features a wider aperture and a lens that allows the camera to capture brighter and more vibrant...

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Apple has yet to report iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus...

In what could be construed as a fairly prominent departure from years past, Apple apparently doesn’t plan to disclose first-weekend sales of its upcoming iPhone 7 handset.

Apple has disclosed the figures for its new iPhones the past eight years. Last year, for example, Apple said it sold 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones in their first three days of availability, up 30% from initial sales of the iPhone 6 models the prior year.

Some analysts and investors have viewed the numbers as a gauge of enthusiasm for the new phones. Apple said the figures are less relevant than in the past.

Apple is “now at a point where we know before taking the first customer preorder that we will sell out of iPhone 7,” the company said Thursday in a statement. “These initial...

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Austria, France, Italy & the Netherlands could...

While Ireland may not want the €13B ($15B) the EU says Apple owes in underpaid tax, it seems other European countries do. Germany’s DW reports from a summit of European finance ministers that at least four countries have ‘expressed an interest’ in claiming their share.

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem appeared to be first in line, warning Apple on Saturday to “get ready” to pay up. His comment came after a two-day meeting of his EU counterparts in the Slovak capital, Bratislava […]

Other EU countries,...

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Inpaint for OS X works well with simple, if not...

Inpaint for Mac OS X (10.7 and higher) lets you remove unwanted objects from a photo easily -- as long as you're not trying to remove complex objects.

You can use it to repair old photos, remove watermarks, remove unwanted objects do some digital facial retouching and removing date stamps. It works just fine for smaller, simpler objects such as watermarks and date stamps. For larger, more complex, objects that need removing, the results can be a photo that's obviously been tampered with.

Inpaint is easy to use. You set the brush size, paint around the object you want to remove, and fill in the painted outline with virtual paint using your brush. Press the Smart Remove Selection arrow button (which looks like a Play button on audio apps) and the selected image is banished. Inpaint fills in the selected area with intelligently-generated textures pulled from the surrounding image data.

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This ‘bag lady’ loves the Cozmo 2.0 Laptop Bag from...

I must preface this review by first admitting that I am kind of a bag lady. I LOVE nice bags. Most of the time I am the one doing the admiring though, not the owning. So, when the opportunity to review both the HardCase MacBook Case and the Cozmo 2.0 Laptop Bag by WaterField Designs, this was one happy bag lady.

Also, I feel that it’s worth mentioning that, as a bag lover, I am extremely picky. So this review is going to be a bit more scrupulous than others. But if you want an outside opinion, other than mine, then you can see my dad’s from our text message exchange that’s pictured. 

He’s still trying to get this bag from me. It’s not going to happen! 

Now that I have babbled enough, what do I really think of the Cozmo 2.0 laptop gag? I love it. There are few things I will gush over, but the Cozmo 2.0 Laptop Bag has made the very short list. I have used it every day for the last...

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Today only: Get 10 movies for $10 on iTunes as Apple...

Apple is celebrating ten years of iTunes Movies by making bundles of ten available for just $10. The bundles encompass titles from five major studios across Comedy, Drama and Action Adventure genres.

At effectively $1/ea, a lot of these top tier moves from major US studios are no-brainer purchases, if only to have something to watch on airplanes or for the kids. Head below for a breakdown of all the deals:


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Sunday September 11

Apple CEO Tim Cook touts professional NFL sideline...

One of the standout features of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is the improved camera. The devices went up of preorder last Friday and officially hit store shelves this coming Friday. Ahead of the public release of the device, Sports Illustrated has went hands-on with the iPhone 7 Plus to snap pictures from the sideline of the Titans-Vikings NFL game today.


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Steve Wozniak May Swap His Tesla For A Chevy Bolt

An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes a San Jose Mercury News article about "Apple co-founder and electric vehicle fan Steve Wozniak."
Woz posted a picture of himself, smiling, next to a new, white Chevy Bolt. General Motors gave Woz the fully electric sedan for an extended test drive. He liked it. "I expect to be switching cars soon!" Woz wrote in a photo caption.

The battery-powered Bolt is due for release late this year. The four-door hatchback has an advertised range of 200 miles per charge, with a sticker price around $37,500. The EV will compete head-to-head with the Tesla Model 3. The Tesla entry-level sedan, expected to start at $35,000, will be released late next year.

It's interesting to read Wozniak's later comments on the post. "A lot of things wrong with the Tesla model S are done correctly (my opinion) in this car... It gets down to my product ideas of balance and getting the most from the least. Try to make things simple and affordable but very...

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iPhone 7 rumors postmortem: What the Apple rumor...

For regular AppleInsider readers, last week's Apple event came with no major surprises, as the rumor mill signaled exactly what to expect from the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. Here's a recap of which sources got it right --?in some cases well in advance of the product announcements.

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Voice Record Pro: A Solid Replacement for Apple’s...

Sometimes, Apple's Voice Memos app is perfect for quickly grabbing a spoken word note or recording a meeting. On the other hand, it's quite limited in capability, so users may find themselves wanting more. Voice Record Pro 7 (US$3.99) is a viable replacement to Apple’s native voice memos app, providing more options to record, playback, and upload to cloud storage.

With smartphones came the ability to record such events as meetings, classes, and lectures without the need to carry another device like a digital recorder. The iPhone includes Voice Memos as a native app; it's beautifully designed and works well, but the options are quite limited. You cannot change the file format from .mp4, nor can the quality of the recording be altered to save on storage. Default export options are limited to Messages, Mail and Notes. It's no wonder that there are multiple...

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EU Finance Ministers Line Up Behind $21B Tax Ruling...

An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes the Associated Press: Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem urged Apple Saturday to "get ready" to pay up, as he and counterparts from other EU nations lined up behind a finding that the technology giant owes billions of euros due to more than a decade of improperly low taxation. Apple's bill could reach 19 billion euros ($21 billion) with interest, and both the company and Ireland, Apple's European headquarters are appealing the European Commission ruling. But on the last day of an EU finance ministers' meeting focused on ways to harmonize tax rules for international companies, Dijsselbloem told reporters that these "have an obligation to pay taxes in a fair way."
"International tax loopholes are a thing of the past," he said. Apple will have to pay back taxes both in the United States and Europe, he added, "so get ready to do that." Philip Hammond, his British counterpart, said the EU was keen "to make sure that international...

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An OS 9 odyssey: Why these Mac users won’t abandon...

Enlarge / Andrew Cunningham isn't the only one who's been dabbling in OS 9 within the last five years. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Back when Ars Senior Products Editor Andrew Cunningham was forced to work in Mac OS 9 by his colleagues in September 2014, he quickly hit a productivity wall. He couldn't log in to his Ars e-mail or do much of anything online, which meant—as someone who writes about new technology for an online-only publication—he couldn't do his work. All Cunningham could do was play old games and marvel at the difference 15 years makes in operating system design.

But as hard as it may be to believe in light of...

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Major cyberattack seller knocked offline as it faces...

One of the more popular cyberattack peddlers just came crashing down. Israeli law enforcement has arrested Yarden Bidani and Itay Huri as part of an FBI investigation into their alleged control of vDOS, one of the most popular paid attack platforms....

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Saturday September 10

Your smartphone could soon act as a glaucoma testing...

We've seen smartphones work as electrocardiograms, so why not use them to test for glaucoma at home? That's the idea behind Cambridge Consultants' Viewi headset. Rather than hitting the hospital or optometrist's to monitor your vision, you could simp...

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Google fixes two serious Android security flaws

Google's mobile security team has definitely been busy cleaning house this week. The company has released an Android update that closes two security holes that could pose a major threat if intruders found a way to exploit them. The first was only d...

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The best in-ear headphones around $100

Not everyone is a fan of the Apple Earpods and the new Airpods. I’m certainly not. They never fit properly. That’s not to say they are bad – they just aren’t for me. I’m a much bigger fan of these kind of softish in-ear headphones. For me, they create a better seal inside my ears. They also fit much better under my motorcycle helmet.

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Amazon might open more pop-up stores to showcase the...

You might see more pop-up Amazon stores in malls over the next year. According to Business Insider, the tech titan is planning to open more of them, particularly to showcase its Echo speakers and other devices. While the company mostly operates onlin...

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Thoughts and Observations on This Week’s iPhone 7 / ...

The show opened with a genuine surprise announcement: Nintendo has created a real game for the iPhone: Super Mario Run. And, there to announce it, was Shigeru Miyamoto. The applause for his appearance on stage was truly thunderous, raucous even. We, collectively, lost our shit. I honestly don’t think there’s anyone in the world would have gotten a stronger ovation from that crowd than Miyamoto. I mean, how can you not love the guy? He’s a Jobs-like figure, stature-wise, but with a contagious affability.

This is pretty much exactly what I’ve been suggesting Nintendo do for years. Here’s what I wrote three years ago:

Here is what I’d like to see Nintendo do.

Make two great games for iOS (iPhone-only if necessary, but
universal iPhone/iPad if it works with the concept). Not ports of
existing 3DS or Wii games, but two brand new games designed from
the ground up with iOS’s...

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Seth Rogen's sci-fi comedy 'Future Man...

Seth Rogen is working on a new comedy series called Future Man, which has just been picked up for broadcast on Hulu.

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Dropbox tackles security fears surrounding its Mac...

Dropbox has already raised some eyebrows over its requests for ever-deeper access to your computer, and recent discoveries aren't helping things much. Users now claim that Dropbox's Mac app asks for overly broad permissions, swipes your password and...

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Chrome cracks down on sites that don't use...

Chrome is embarking on a crusade to crack down on websites that still aren't using encryption, and it starts with the latest version of the browser, Chrome 56.

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Editorial: Apple's AirPods, iPhone 7, Series 2...

The September 7 Apple Event raised some troubling questions for many tech journalists and their prewritten narratives. It's almost as if they'd been caught in a huge lie and were now forced to ad-lib a toddler-like series of distractions in a bid to avoid any consequences to their reputations. They're often wrong, here's why.

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How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad… nearly 30...

To continue our celebration of Star Trek's 50th anniversary, we've decided to resurface a few of our favorite Trek stories from the Ars archives—like this one from August 2010. Nowadays, an iPad or tablet is some ho-hum consumer electronics device. But in the late 1980s?

One interesting characteristic of Star Trek: The Next Generation—one that separated it from the original series and most of the early films—was its widespread use of smooth, flat, touch-based control panels throughout the Enterprise-D. This touch interface was also used for numerous portable devices known as PADDs, or Personal Access Display Devices. These mobile computing terminals bear a striking resemblance to Apple's iPad—a mobile computing device largely defined by its smooth, flat touchscreen interface.

To understand the thinking that led to the design of the Star...

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Anti-encryption bill changes would limit some...

A Senate bill that would demand encryption backdoors may be on ice for now, but it's now poised to come back -- with a few limitations. Just Security claims to have obtained proposed changes to the bill that would scale back its requirements to placa...

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Google DeepMind's AI can mimic realistic human...

It's still pretty easy to tell whether it's a real person who's talking or a text-to-speech program. But there might come a time when a robot could dupe you into thinking that you're speaking with a real person, thanks to a new AI called WaveNet deve...

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The best places to buy and sell a used iPhone

By Jackie Dove

With a new iPhone arriving soon, many people will look to sell their old iPhone for some quick cash. But which places offer the best return and the smoothest process? To find out, Tom's Guide tested seven services that buy and sell us...

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Intel Breaks Qualcomm's Hold On Apple's...

Long-time Slashdot reader randomErr writes: In a big blow to Qualcomm, Apple plans to incorporate Intel baseband chips into at least some models of the new iPhone 7. The selection of Intel chip means that in newer iPhones Apple will no longer support CDMA technology popularized by Qualcomm. The Wall Street Journal states that many industry analysts believe Intel could be supplying as many as half of of baseband chips for Apple's handsets.

This was the last key iPhone component that didn't have two sources, and the Journal estimates that Intel's revenues could now increase by up to $700 million before the end of 2016.


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This week’s top stories: All of our iPhone 7, Apple...

In this week’s top stories: Apple unveils the iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2, and its new wireless AirPods, and we fill you in on everything you need to know about the new devices.


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Meet Marty Edwards, our newest Apple World Today...

Hi, I’m Marty Edwards, a longtime computer user and experimenter. I saw my first computer during my senior year of high school in 1978, a TRS-80 at Radio Shack. I graduated from Freed-Hardeman College in 1982. That year I purchased my first computer-- a Texas Instruments 99/4a. I soon acquired an IBM PC. I still have a fondness for those large, loud keyboards and I use a comparable one even now.

Throughout the years I’ve done IT work and networking for numerous businesses, medical offices, engineering and government offices, as well as for individual clients. I was involved in setting up networks well before Ethernet and Wi-Fi, using coaxial cable to do the job.

I grew up in the tech...

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Recommended Reading: Snowden's escape from Hong...

How Snowden escaped
Theresa Tedesco,
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For two weeks in 2013, the most wanted man in the world hid from authorities. National Post has the story of how refugees helped hide Edward Snowden in the slums of Hong Kong before his eventual e...

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Apple eyeing augmented reality content lens support...

Apple’s iOS might be first to support an augmented reality contact lens system currently in development at EP Global Communications, as the two companies are reportedly scheduled to meet next week to discuss potential platform integrations.

According to a tweet posted to EPGL's official Twitter account late last month, the firm is slated to meet with Apple on Sept. 13 "to explore use of iOS for mobile in future augmented reality lenses." EPGL has not yet settled on a single mobile operating system to pair with its AR contact lens project, the company clarified in a statement to AppleInsider.

"We are having an introductory conversation with Apple about the iOS platform, being the chosen platform for our augmented lens...

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Rumor: Apple rethinking its self-driving car project

Apple is “rethinking” what it plans to do about self-driving cars, reports The New York Times. The company has shuttered parts of its “Apple Car” project and laid off dozens of employees, the article adds quoting three unnamed “people briefed on the move who were not allowed to speak about it publicly.” Keep in mind that the company has never confirmed any automotive plans beyond its CarPlay initiative.

In July, Apple lured Bob Mansfield,  a former senior vice president of technologies, to take over the project, code-named “Titan.” Under his guidance, Apple reportedly changed the focus of the project, shifting from an emphasis on designing and producing an automobile to building out the underlying technology for an autonomous vehicle. 

In May...

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Six folding electric bikes that fit practically...

By Cat DiStasio

Imagine being able to carry a clean energy vehicle with you, just about wherever you go. Enter the folding electric bike. Battery-powered bicycles are on the rise as two-wheeled commuting gains popularity in places with heavy traffic...

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Packs 3GB RAM, Early A10 Fusion...

MojoKid writes from a report via HotHardware: Apple's A10 Fusion processor, paired with the iPhone 7, is already making its mark on benchmark circuit. Although you may or may not be impressed with Apple's new handset, as usual, Cupertino's latest smartphone is looking very strong performance-wise. According to Geekbench numbers, which showcase the iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10.0.1 (Golden Master), the 5.5-inch smartphone has 3GB of RAM onboard (the iPhone 7 reportedly contains 2GB RAM). Compared to the previous generation iPhone 6s Plus, this is an increase of 1GB. Compared to Android flagships, which come with 4GB or even 6GB of RAM, 3GB might seem paltry. However, benchmarks show time and time again that Apple's SoCs are among the fastest in the industry and simply do more with less resources. Apple says that the advances it has made with the A10 allow the processor to be twice as fast as the A8 in the iPhone 6 Plus and 40 percent faster than the A9 in the iPhone 6s Plus. The...

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Apple is granted a patent for a flexible battery pack

Future iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches — and who knows?, perhaps Macs — may be more bendable. Apple has been granted a patent (number 20160260945) for a “flexible battery pack.”

In the patent filing, Apple notes that the form factors of modern electronic devices often require flexible battery arrangements, whereas conventional battery packs are often too rigid to flexibly conform to these form factors. In addition to flexibility problems, conventional battery packs also have drawbacks associated with reliability. For example, conventional batteries that include multiple cells may fail because moisture or dust enters the cavity of any one of the multiple cells. 

Unfortunately, if one of the multiple cells within the battery fails, the entire battery often fails. Apple says that, accordingly, flexible battery packs that overcome one or more of the drawbacks of conventional battery packs are desirable. 

Here’s a summary of the invention: “The flexible battery...

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ICYMI: NASA is going to colonize a space rock

Today on In Case You Missed It: Nasa launched the OSIRIS-Rex craft this week to begin its long and lonely mission to visit the Bennu asteroid. It'll return to Earth in seven years full of space rocks and hopefully nothing else. Meanwhile, Harva...

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This week on AI: iPhone 7, AirPods, Apple Watch...

Finally putting an end to rumors, Apple this week revealed the iPhone 7, a second-generation Apple Watch, and more at a press event in San Francisco, putting the new devices up for preorder on Friday.

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The Week in Apple News: iPhone 7, AirPods, Apple...

Apple headlines for the week ending Sept. 9, 2016

The iPhone 7 has been unveiled. Did you try to order one on Friday? If you haven’t made your order yet, you’re not going to get your iPhone on release day next week. But hey, it’ll be worth the wait, right? All of the important Apple-related headlines from the past week are in this slideshow. Click on the link to get more information,

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Roundup: The best cases you can buy for Apple's...

With iPhone 7 and 7 Plus preorders now underway, new cases are hitting the market at a rapid rate. AppleInsider has rounded up a list of the best iPhone 7 cases that you can buy right now to keep your device in pristine condition once it arrives.

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Facebook bans, then reinstates, iconic 'napalm...

Facebook's policy on what constitutes as nudity is in the news again. This time, though, there's a reversal involving a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo from the Vietnam war, The Guardian reports. The Terror of War is a photograph of children running fro...

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Apple has fully autonomous vehicles on closed routes...

Apple’s car plans appear to have hit yet another snag. Tonight the NYTimes is reporting that Apple is again rebooting the now infamous car project.

In a retrenchment of one of its most ambitious initiatives, Apple has shuttered parts of its self-driving car project and laid off dozens of employees, according to three people briefed on the move who were not allowed to speak about it publicly.

2016 has been an abysmal year for Apple’s car project if you believe the various reports from top news agencies. A timeline of Apple Car developments this year: more…

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Roland's System-8 synthesizer does almost...

As Roland's product-packed 909 day comes to a close, one of the more impressive announcements is the new System-8 synthesizer. Taking a design cue from the Aira line, the new keyboard is packed full of features including the ability to add and contro...

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Roland's new take on the iconic TR-909 delivers...

Roland's Boutique line of synthesizers broke from cover last fall and today the company announced three more members of the series. Appropriately enough for 909 Day, the highlight of the trio is a revival of the iconic TR-909 drum machine. The new ve...

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NYT: Apple car 'reboot' involves dozens of...

The latest rumor surrounding Apple's fabled Project Titan car comes from the New York Times, which reports "dozens" of layoffs as parts of the initiative have been shut down. This follows an earlier Bloomberg report that under new leadership by Bob M...

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Apple fires dozens of Project Titan employees as...

Apple is reportedly rethinking plans to enter the self-driving car business, and in so doing has shut down portions of the widely rumored development project, laying off dozens of employees.

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Steve Jobs, on stage with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher in 2010, explaining Apple’s decision not to support Adobe Flash on iOS:

We’re trying to make great products for people, and we have at
least the courage of our convictions to say we don’t think this is
part of what makes a great product, we’re going to leave it out.
Some people are going to not like that, they’re going to call us
names […] but we’re going to take the heat [and] instead focus our
energy on these technologies which we think are in their
ascendancy and we think are going to be the right technologies for
customers. And you know what? They’re paying us to make those
choices. […] If we succeed, they’ll buy them, and if we don’t, they
won’t, and it’ll all work itself out.

As Ben Lovejoy points out in the article linked above, word-for-word this could apply to Apple...

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Apple Removed Headphone Jack From New iPhones...

Apple's new iPhones -- the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus -- don't have the headphone jack. The company's SVP Phil Schiller said the move signifies "courage" from the company to put a 100-year-old audio standard to bed. But there could be one more reason for this transition to a Bluetooth/Wireless headphones future: it owns the largest Bluetooth headphones company -- Beats. The Verge reports: More likely is that the lack of a headphone jack on the iPhone -- and increasingly, on Android phones as well -- will lead to an uptick in sales of Bluetooth headphones. And it just so happens that Apple owns the number one Bluetooth headphone company, Beats. Beats brings in more revenue from Bluetooth headphones than LG, Bose, or Jaybird, according to NPD figures released in July. In terms of unit sales, it controls over a quarter of the Bluetooth headphone market. Bluetooth headphones are also disproportionately profitable among headphones. NPD has them accounting for 54 percent of all dollars...

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PSA: Boost and Virgin USA will carry iPhone 7 +...

Just a quick PSA for those who like their carrier data cheap and pre-paid: Sprint subsidiaries Boost and Virgin Mobile will be offering the iPhone 7 and accessories starting on September 23rd.

Sprint has been improving its network nationwide aggressively over the past few years and for many it is good enough to use instead of the $100/month “unlimited” plans that AT&T and Verizon offer. Boost unlimited everything plans start at $50/month and drop with on-time payments. Virgin gives you 4GB for $40 with unlimited calling and texting.


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The Public Access Weekly: Hit the road jack

This week brought us announcements from both Apple and Sony, and the typical flurry of stories, opinions, analysis, comments, think-pieces and trend stories on the news from both companies. Here in the Engadget offices, event days like this consist...

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KGI: Dual-lens camera to remain exclusive to high-...

KGI Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, citing investor reaction to Apple’s new dual camera feature, is predicting that the module will remain exclusive to high-end iPhone models for next year’s anniversary release. Further, he expects high end iPhone Plus models to represent 30-40% of the total iPhone sales.

The investor note, which makes reference to a general belief that all the new iPhone models will come with a dual-camera module in 2017 as a trickle-down effect, places doubt on the possibility of the dual camera being adopted in non-Plus iPhones.


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TiVo's next-gen interface plays nice with all...

With TiVo's Series 1 DVRs going extinct at the end of the month and new parent company Rovi taking over, the TiVo brand is getting an interface refresh to bring it up to day with people's current viewing habits. (As well as the FCC's proposed set-top...

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AWT News Update: September 9, 2016


We're heading into the weekend with iPhone 7s and Apple Watches (Series 2) pre-ordered, so what else is happening? Give us 4 minutes and we'll give you some news:

  • Regardless of what brainless pundits are saying about the "lack of an audio port", the iPhone 7 appears to be an instant success
  • First the FAA recommends not taking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airplanes. Today, the US CPSC issued an even stronger warning to the public at large -- "turn them off"
  • Tim Cook allegedly emails a concerned Mac fan to reassure him that upgrades are coming
  • Would you believe that an iPhone 7 Plus is actually faster than a 12-inch MacBook? It's true!

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below.


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AT&T & T-Mobile versions of iPhone 7 likely...

The iPhone 7 models Apple is selling for AT&T and T-Mobile customers don't support Sprint and Verizon, likely because some of them use an Intel modem that doesn't work with CDMA networks, a report noted on Friday.

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Researchers can find your deepest secrets by...

Verifying your identity with brainwave scans sounds pretty awesome on the surface, but new research from from Texas Tech University shows that EEG identification could be the start of a whole new world of privacy concerns. It's not so much that brain...

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Dual-lens camera to remain iPhone Plus exclusive in...

Apple is predicted to keep the dual-camera setup debuted this week with iPhone 7 Plus an exclusive to 5.5-inch versions of its smartphone lineup in 2017, according to well-informed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Sony isn't allowing Bethesda to support mods...

Bethesda has announced that there will no longer be mod support for its PlayStation 4 titles. Unfortunately, it seems Sony has informed the company that they will not be approving user mods in the way they "should work," where users have free reign o...

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