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Wednesday January 4

08:00
Malwarebytes warns of denial-of-service attacks on...

Malwarebytes has warned of a new malware attack targeted specifically at Macs. The denial-of-service attack hijacks Safari and Apple’s Mail app to keep drafting emails until the Mac eventually runs out of RAM and crashes.

The [malware] will keep drafting emails (but does not actually send them) incrementally and covering the previous open windows. This is not a spam attempt but rather a typical denial-of-service attack …

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07:50
Ford, Toyota, and more form alliance to prevent...

report from Bloomberg today takes note that Ford and Toyota have joined forces with four other automakers and some electronics suppliers to form the SmartDeviceLink Consortium. The alliance has shared its main goal of creating more choice for connecting smartphones with vehicles, which in turn could create some friction with Apple, Google, and their visions for integrating and controlling the user interface inside of cars.

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07:45
CES: Chamberlain adding HomeKit support to MyQ...

Chamberlain is a major manufacturer of commercial and consumer garage door openers, and was one of the first companies to commit to HomeKit when it was first announced by Apple a few years ago. At CES 2017, the company made its first HomeKit product announcement -- it will offer a bridge hub that works with HomeKit for future garage door installations and another bridge that provides current MyQ Garage installations with HomeKit compatibility.

The new solution is called the Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub, and it's expected to be release by July of 2017. With the hub, homeowners can open, close, and check the status of MyQ garage door openers. This means that asking Siri "Is the garage door open?" should result in a "yes" or "no" answer instead of the current "I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by is the garage door open". 

For those who...

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07:45
In 2017, cars are at the frontier of technology

“Cars at the frontier of technology” is both a good thing and a bad thing. At least for those of us in North America, cars are still an important part of life and not just a way to get from point A to point B. But the increasing reliance on technology, to drive sales if nothing else, may be outstripping both a driver’s and our government’s ability to comprehend the direction we are heading.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:36
Chamberlain is bringing Apple’s HomeKit to MyQ...

Chamberlain was one of the original companies committed to HomeKit when Apple introduced the smart home framework a few years ago, and this year Chamberlain is finally delivering with two new HomeKit-enabled products for its line of MyQ garage door openers. The first is an upcoming bridge hub that will work with HomeKit for future installations, and the second is a bridge that will upgrade current MyQ Garage installations to work with HomeKit.

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07:31
DJI intros new Osmo products for iPhone, iPad app...

Popular drone and accessory maker DJI is showing off some new and updated products this week at CES 2017, including a new GS Pro aerial mapping app for iPad, a special edition Phantom 4, and new handheld gimbal products for iPhone users as part of its Osmo line. Head below for all the details: more…

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07:22
Silicon Valley Veteran On Apple: Company Has Become...

Silicon Valley veteran Chuq Von Rospach's powerful blog post, in which he has criticized Apple for the things it did last year, has received quite a few nods from developers, analysts and users alike. Von Rospach, who has previously worked at Apple, has lambasted at the company for, among other things, how it has handled the Mac Pro, a lineup that hasn't seen any refresh in ages, and the AirPort routers, which too have been reportedly abandoned. From the post:Back when I was running most of Apple's e-mail systems for the marketing teams, I went to them and suggested that we should consider dumping the text-only part of the emails we were building, because only about 4% of users used them and it added a significant amount of work to the process of creation and testing each e-mail. Their response? That it was a small group of people, but a strategic one, since it was highly biased towards developers and power users. So the two-part emails stayed -- and they were right. It made no...

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07:22
Silicon Valley Veteran On Apple: Company Has Become...

Silicon Valley veteran Chuq Von Rospach's blog post, in which he has criticized Apple for the things it did last year, has received quite a few nods from developers, analysts and users alike. Von Rospach, who has previously worked at Apple, has lambasted at the company for, among other things, how it has handled the Mac Pro, a lineup that hasn't seen any refresh in ages, and the AirPort routers, which too have been reportedly abandoned. From the post:Back when I was running most of Apple's e-mail systems for the marketing teams, I went to them and suggested that we should consider dumping the text-only part of the emails we were building, because only about 4% of users used them and it added a significant amount of work to the process of creation and testing each e-mail. Their response? That it was a small group of people, but a strategic one, since it was highly biased towards developers and power users. So the two-part emails stayed -- and they were right. It made no sense from a...

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07:12
FLIR upgrades One thermal imaging camera for iPhone...




Thermal imaging company FLIR has announced an improved third-generation model of its iPhone-connected One camera, a ruggedized model called the FLIR One Pro. In addition, it also announced a pair of GoPro-like cameras suitable for standalone use or drone mounting.

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06:39
LaCie upgrades Rugged portable & d2 desktop...

With Apple having gone all-in on USB-C, it’s no surprise that third-party manufacturers are scrambling to meet demand for compatible accessories – but LaCie is no stranger to the new port. The company began offering USB-C drives back in 2015, recently announced drives using the same super-speed SSDs used in the new MacBook Pro and has today announced USB-C versions of two of its most popular drives …

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06:35
Elgato reveals Thunderbolt 3 dock with dual 4K...




At the Consumer Electronics Show, accessory manufacturer Elgato has announced its Thunderbolt 3 display, which allows users to connect a pair of 4K displays, in addition to providing some other legacy connectivity options.

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06:30
∞ Apple Music, best of 2016

[VIDEO] This (video in the main Loop post) popped up on Apple’s YouTube channel yesterday. A bit of a greatest hits of 2016, with bits from around the Apple ecosystem.

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06:25
Apple sued over fatal FaceTime crash

BBC News:

An American couple, whose daughter was killed by a driver allegedly using FaceTime on his iPhone, have launched a lawsuit against Apple.

The lawsuit alleges that the firm should have introduced a feature that disabled use of the video-chat application while driving.

It points to a patent for such a feature for drivers filed by Apple in 2008.

And:

The driver involved in the crash – Garrett Wilhelm – drove his SUV into the back of the Modisette family’s vehicle while travelling at high speeds.

The lawsuit documents state that he told police he was using FaceTime at the time of the crash and that the application was still active when police found his phone at the scene.

Mr Wilhelm is facing a jury trial on manslaughter charges in February.

Is Apple responsible for a user using their cell phone while driving? If this lawsuit goes forward, will this be the precedent that triggers a wave of similar lawsuits?

Tricky...

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06:23
CES 2017: Tech Trends

Jeff begins his 2017 CES adventure by taking stock of the overall trends looming over the show: voice recognition, artificial intelligence, and smart homes.

 

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06:12
∞ Nike’s new Kevin Hart Apple Watch commercials

[VIDEO] Start with the video in the main Loop post (the longest of the spots), then, if this spot is your cup of tea, hop over to the Nike YouTube channel to see the rest of the series (7 in all).

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06:01
Apple horse trading in India

Tim Culpan, Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. wants to be able to open its own stores in India. India’s government wants Apple to make iPhones locally. And so the horse-trading begins.

And:

To open single-brand stores, foreign companies must buy 30 percent of their components in-country. Round one of the Apple-India tussle ended with victory for the visitor when officials announced a three-year grace period on that stipulation back in June.

Now round two is underway, with Apple seeking tax concessions, including lower import and manufacturing duties.

And:

That puts the ball back in Apple’s court, with the world’s largest company able to trade its three major assemblers — Foxconn Technology Group, Pegatron Corp. and Wistron Corp. — off against each other. Whichever of the Taiwan trio is most eager and able to take one for the team in India would secure itself huge brownie points in Cupertino.

According to the Times of India, Wistron looks set to...

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06:00
Resolve to learn iOS coding in 2017 with this App...

Whether you're thinking about changing careers or just want to start writing your own apps, there's no better time to get started than now. The Apple World Today Deals Shop has a BIG deal on the 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle for just $59.99.

The bundle consists of 9 courses and tools with a total value of $477.99 that encompass over 250 hours of instruction. You get the following:

  • iOS 10 & Swift 3: From Beginner to Paid Professional
  • CodeRunner 2: A super flexible programming editor
  • Build a Chess Game using iOS 10 & Swift 3
  • Ghost Ship Massive Mobile UI Kit (royalty-free and scalable!)
  • Eventika: iOS 10 Events App Template
  • Circles: iOS 10 Game App Template...
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05:59
Elgato’s new Thunderbolt 3 Dock packs two TB3 ports...

Elgato is introducing its new Thunderbolt 3 Dock at CES 2017 this week. The new hardware works with new MacBook Pros and includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports plus various video and audio ports.

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05:59
Elgato debuts Eve Extend for expanding Bluetooth...

Elgato has two new connected home accessories to debuting at CES 2017 this week. Eve Extend is a new solution for expanding Bluetooth range for HomeKit devices, and Eve Aqua is Elgato’s new wireless irrigation controller.

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05:55
Tim Cook named on Forbes 10 most influential current...

David Williams, Forbes:

Steve Jobs is a hard act to follow, but thus far, Tim Cook is doing a tremendous job. Rather than attempt to match the consumer-facing innovations that Jobs had been known for, Cook is forging the future with his own new advances. Unlike Jobs, he can be soft-spoken and unassuming. Once misdiagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, he has become much more cognizant of the challenges his employees and others may face and has become highly involved in charitable causes. One of his famous leadership quotes is the simple but highly insightful remark that “you kind of want to manage a technology company like you’re in the dairy business. If it gets past its freshness date, you have a problem.” He has definitely been instrumental in keeping Apple’s outlook and consumer products vibrant and up to date.

Not really a top 10 list, more a personal list for Williams, but the sentiment rings true. Also on the list, Elon Musk, Larry Page, Melinda Gates, Rupert...

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05:51
Assembly company Wistron looking to expand India...




Recent supply chain reports suggest that once and possibly future iPhone manufacturer Wistron is expanding its efforts in India, possibly as a way to help Apple fulfill local sourcing requirements for future iPhones.

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05:45
Comment: OWC’s ‘DEC’ attachment highlights the...

Amid protests from some professional users of the MacBook Pro that they need the ports Apple dropped from the 2016 models, OWC has announced a solution in the form of a tailor-made accessory called the DEC.

Attaching to the underside of the 2016 MacBook Pro, and said to exactly match both the footprint and the aluminum finish of the machine itself, the DEC adds 4TB of storage, an SD card slot, a Gigabit Ethernet port and an unspecified number of USB-A ports.

One thing really stands out about the DEC …

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05:15
Intel announces new Kaby Lake processors, upgraded...

Over at CES, Intel formally announced its full lineup of 7th-generation Intel Core processors, known as Kaby Lake. Kaby Lake low-power Y-Series and U-Series processors were announced in late August, but today’s unveiling covers notebook and desktop chips that could be destined for many future Apple Macs.

The new processors are built using the “14nm+” process and introduce new optimizations as compared to the previous 14nm Broadwell and Skylake chips.

The company has cited that “Kaby Lake” will bring “double digit productivity performance increases” of up to 20 percent for gaming notebooks and 25 percent for desktops, compared to 2013 Haswell chips from Intel’s prior release cycle. With 4K and 360 degree content, customers can expect up to 65 percent faster performance on notebooks. Enhanced security, a new media engine, and improvements in VR and gaming are all advertised features.

The new 28-watt U-Series chips are appropriate for a future 13-inch MacBook...

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05:00
Rumor: Apple Watch Series 3 to see improvements in...

The rumor mill has spoken and the third-gen Apple Watch won’t see a radical revision, but will apparently focus on battery life and performance.

The reports surfaced from anonymous contacts along the supply line and were reported by the Economic Daily News.

Apple unveiled the second generation of Apple Watch alongside the iPhone 7 in September. Dubbed Series 2, the device features a brighter display, a better processor in the S2 chip, and water resistance, but kept the same design as its predecessor. After testing, it was noted that the battery lasted much longer than the original model, pushing into a third day on a single charge.

The report indicates that Apple is putting a good deal of focus on improving the device’s battery life, albeit it’s that that other areas “will not see much change.” Previous rumors pegged Apple Watch Series 3 for using more energy-efficient micro LED screens rather than OLED.

The report also says Apple is eying a fall 2017...

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04:35
Garmin’s latest in-car satnav units use iPhone...

Garmin has announced new versions of its Garmin Drive range of in-car satellite navigation devices, using Bluetooth connectivity to an iPhone or Android phone to provide additional functionality. Most are available in a choice of 5- and 6.95-inch models, somewhat confusingly indicated by 51 and 61 suffixes.

The entry-level Garmin Drive 51/61 adds free real-time services, such as live traffic, for select models when wirelessly paired with a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. After pairing to a smartphone, drivers can also enjoy live parking information from Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking service provider. Parkopedia conveniently provides pricing and availability trends for on-street public parking as drivers approach a destination. Other real-time services such as LiveTrack allow drivers to share their location with friends – a useful feature to track family members or loved ones during a road trip.

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04:30
The VAULT offers extreme iPad protection

The Vault by Pelican ProGear is an extreme protection case for the iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display found. It's geared for the extreme user and the accident-prone alike. 

Despite being chuck full of features that are sure to please, the "guarantee for life" is the showstopper that will make you take a second look. However, picking a case for your iPad is like picking out clothing, you need design, comfort and most importantly, functionality. So is the Vault by Pelican the dressing for your iPad? 

When first opening up the Vault case from the packaging you will notice that you have to unscrew the flush fit stainless steel hex-head machine screws so that you can insert your iPad. This is easy thanks to the hex wrench that in included with your case, as well as extra screws. Once you have taken apart your case and reassembled it, you are ready to go. But it is worth noting that you need to keep up with...

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04:30
I’m expecting AMD’s Vega GPUs to appear in March...

As noted by the Mobile & Apps website, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) dropped a teaser through its official Twitter account for Radeon that says, "New Year. New architecture," referencing to its next-gen Vega GPU architecture. I think these will be available in the March rev of the iMac and, perhaps, a new Mac Pro.

The Vega 10 GPU recently received RRA certification with a Polaris 12 graphics chip. AMD’s next-generation graphics processing units are expected to offer both performance and power efficiency. 

Vega graphics processing units (GPUs) will supposedly support up to 16GB of HBM2 (a high-performance RAM interface for 3D-stacked DRAM from AMD, produce a peak compute performance of 12.5 teraflops, and have a memory bandwidth of 512 GB/s. The Vega GPU with 8 GB of HBM2 is said to deliver performance comparable to the NVIDIA...

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04:06
Apple Watch store-in-a-store in London’s Selfridges...

Upmarket London department store Selfridges has closed its Apple Watch store-within-a-store. The dedicated area was part of its Wonder Room, a room devoted to watches and jewellery and described by the store as ‘a unique destination that plays host to the world’s most desirable brands.’

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03:29
'Link' packs a 2TB SSD and LTE hotspot...

Amidst the CES madness, a company called Fasetto has unveiled a pretty interesting mobile storage product. The Link, first seen in prototype form at CES last year, gives you up to 2TB of storage via an app and WiFi connection to your smartphone, came...

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03:00
The Morning After: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Hey, good morning! Welcome to the start of CES 2017!

It's the morning after the first barrage of CES news, and we've seen plenty of laptops, the cars of the future and Intel's latest chips. How's that for Day One of CES 2017? Tomorrow it gets really...

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03:00
True wireless charging is almost ready

Three years running, I've visited Energous at CES to be pitched on its wireless vision for the future of charging. This time, things are a little different. It's not announcing a manufacturing milestone or touting independent verification of its Watt...

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03:00
AfterMaster box promises to upgrade all your audio

There have been many attempts at improving the quality of audio sources, but they tend to be limited by where you're listening. Your headphones might automatically tune their sound, but that's not very useful in front of your TV; your television may...

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03:00
Digital Storm's compact gaming PC is fast and...

It's tricky to find a small form factor PC that hits all the right notes. You can get easily expandable systems, but are they good-looking and as fast as a regular desktop? Digital Storm, at least, thinks it has everything nailed down. Its latest Bol...

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02:03
Zigbee crafts a universal language for smart home...

As seamless as smart home technology is becoming, the devices still tend to sit in isolated ecosystems. Zigbee-based gadgets don't normally know how to use Nest's Thread protocol, for example. That's where the Zigbee Alliance wants to help. It's laun...

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01:34
Olly is like an Amazon Echo but with personality

Everyone's making a smart personal assistant these days -- thanks, Alexa -- but not all of them are as adorable as the Olly. It's basically a donut-shaped speaker that lies flat when dormant, but stands and spins around with lights flashing when acti...

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00:59
Flow is a wearable that helps you avoid nasty air...

While humanity has made strides to cut down its greenhouse emissions, the fact remains: we produce a lot of harmful gases every day. If you live in the city, however, it's easy to forget the quality of the air around you, and the impact it might be h...

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00:16
NASA has a new plan to observe black holes with...

Since humanity hasn't quite figured out a way to directly take a picture of black hole yet, NASA's next major science mission will send a trio of highly specialized telescopes into space to study the high-energy X-ray radiation surrounding black hole...

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Tuesday January 3

23:29
MacBook Pro accessory adds ports that the 2016 model...

As you know by now, you have to learn to embrace dongle-city if you want to buy Apple's latest products. A component supplier called OWC has unveiled a different kind of expansion solution for the 2016 MacBook Pro's lack of ports, though. It's called...

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22:42
Intel gives its NUC mini-PCs new processors, new...

When you're looking for a tiny desktop, Intel's NUC computers are something of a standard. These bare-bone PCs have made a name for themselves as affordable, reasonably powerful and adorably small. Now they're even better: Intel is gifting its line o...

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22:00
Send your love around the world in this box

LoveBox is a French messaging startup that, in exchange for $120, will let you send messages of love to your amour... or your paramour. Simply hand your beloved one of the boxes, pair it to your phone with the companion app, and you're all set. Then,...

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21:42
iDevices' Instant Switch is a Bluetooth remote...




Adding to an already impressive ecosystem of connected home devices, iDevices on Tuesday debuted Instant Switch, a wall-mounted Bluetooth controller styled after traditional light switches.

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21:15
SpeedX's Unicorn bike comes with smarts already...

If you're serious about cycling, you'll want to track every ride. How far you went, the amount of calories you burned -- that sort of thing. Until now, that's meant equipping your bike with a slew of third-party sensors and a less than sleek cycle co...

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21:11
Aira uses smart glasses to help blind people...

Aira is designed to make life a little easier for blind and visually impaired people. Using a pair of smart glasses or a phone camera, the system allows an Aira agent to see what the blind person sees in real-time, and then talk them through whatever...

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21:01
Lego Boost teaches kids how to bring blocks to life...

If you've ever wished your childhood Lego creations could come to life, your dreams are now closer to reality. Lego has just unveiled a new subbrand called Boost which promises to do just that. The base set contains a combination of sensors, motors a...

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21:01
Logitech's new headset brings cinematic sound...

Gaming headsets have gotten a lot more stylish in the past year, with companies like SteelSeries and LucidSound packing cinema-quality sound into catwalk-ready cans. Now, peripheral giant Logitech is taking them on with its newest release, the G533....

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20:53
ReNu is an acoustic kit that sends calming vibes to...

Millions of Americans live with chronic or episodic anxiety. While technology has become one of the main contributors of that stress, it also has the potential to provide the solution. The market for stress-reducing technologies has been booming for...

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20:52
Belkin shows off Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD, no...




Announced in October, Belkin's Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD made an appearance at CES 2017 on Tuesday, but the company has yet to set a release date and price point for the hotly anticipated device.

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20:43
Sevenhugs made a smart remote that's truly...

Those "universal remote controls" that control just your home entertainment center? They might need a new name. Meet the Sevenhugs Smart Remote, which not only controls your TV, but also your Nest thermostat, Philips Hue lights, Sonos speakers and, w...

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20:33
Whirlpool brings Alexa to its next generation of...

Alexa can already order a pizza and fire up your TV as you lazily bark commands at it, but appliances giant Whirlpool is about to put Amazon's personal assistant to work with some extra chores around the house. The two companies announced they've tea...

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20:22
The first available smart mirror has a narcissistic...

Just a few months after hitting the market, there's already a new model of the first smart mirror you can actually buy. The HiMirror Plus boasts incremental upgrades that make it a better companion for selfie and beauty lovers. It costs $259 -- that'...

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20:18
WooHoo is an Echo with a touchscreen, facial...

We're beginning to see a trend here at CES. A ton of companies are either injecting their tech with a dose of Alexa or building their own Amazon Echo competitors from scratch. SmartBeings falls into the later category, but its WooHoo device packs a l...

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20:18
Meet the VR boots that want to make you feel every...

If 2016 was the year of virtual reality, 2017 might just be the era of VR accessories. Japanese gadget-maker Cerevo has debuted Taclim, a pair of motion controllers and shoes that provide haptic feedback in VR, vibrating in various ways as players wa...

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20:18
BenjiLock uses a fingerprint to keep your gym locker...

Fingerprint readers are already a staple feature of many smartphones, and here at CES we found the technology built into what looks like a traditional padlock. The BenjiLock, designed by a startup from Los Angeles, supports up to four different finge...

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20:09
Netatmo debuts HomeKit-ready Smart Smoke Alarm,...




Netatmo extended its HomeKit-enabled product offering at CES on Tuesday with the debut of the Smart Smoke Alarm, a competitor of Nest Protect, as well as an accompanying indoor siren and other smart home products developed through partnerships with French firms Velux and Legrand.

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19:58
The Miraxess Mirabook is a laptop shell for your...

As the gap between smartphone and laptop performance dwindles and the size of phones grows, there's decreasing need for casual users to have both on hand at the same time. The Maxiss Mirabook crosses that division by providing a laptop-like computing...

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19:57
Zuckerberg plans to tour all 50 states to meet...

Given how often Facebook was in the news last year (and very rarely for anything positive), its commander in chief Mark Zuckerberg has a pledge for 2017: Mix it up with commoners. In a post on the social network, Zuckerberg says that his personal goa...

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19:52
Shure introduces Lightning cable with integrated DAC...




Following Apple's move away from the longstanding 3.5mm headphone adapter format, Shure on Tuesday announced a Lightning cable with built-in digital-to-analog converter for owners of its earbud products.

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17:22
Earin introduces new M2 wireless earbuds with touch...

Totally wireless earbuds are expected to be one of the biggest trends at CES this week, thanks in large part Apple’s new AirPods and decision to ditch the headphone jack with the iPhone 7. The AirPods weren’t the first pair of completely wireless earbuds to hit the market, though. For instance, we reviewed the Earin M1 earbuds back in September and now, Earin has announced the Earin M2…

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17:00
Kevin Hart brings the funny to Apple Watch Nike+ ad...




Nike on Tuesday debuted a TV commercial series featuring comedian Kevin Hart as pitchman for the company's latest collaboration with Apple: the Apple Watch Nike+ smartwatch.

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17:00
Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 9

This is the ninth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the ninth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

9. The Ability to Use the Enhanced Siri Voices in macOS with VoiceOver

Siri has been shipping with voices created especially for the personal assistant for a while now. These voices come in both an enhanced and compact version. The enhanced versions are high-quality and are both responsive and pleasant to use. The compact voices are lower in quality and correspondingly less pleasant to use.

On recent versions of iOS, Apple has begun allowing users to use the enhanced and compact Siri voices as their voice of choice with VoiceOver. This means that VoiceOver can read text and controls out using the...

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16:44
The best Bluetooth earbud alternatives to Apple...




Whether you missed out on getting a pair of AirPods this gifting season, are skeptical about becoming an early adopter or just don't like the design of Apple's new wireless Bluetooth headphones, there are a number of other options that work just as well.

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16:22
OWC reveals new ‘DEC’ attachment for 2016 MacBook...

Popular aftermarket part and component supplier OWC has taken the wraps off of a new accessory that brings both more storage and additional connectivity to the new 2016 MacBook Pro. Called the OWC DEC, the attachment brings 4TB of storage, an SD card slot, USB Type-A, and a Gigabit Ethernet port to the new MacBook Pros…

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15:54
On Chuq Von Rospach’s ‘Apple’s 2016 in Review’, and...

Chuq Von Rospach has a thoughtful look at the state of Apple. The whole piece is worth reading, but his comments on two particular products stood out to me. First, the AirPort lineup:

Apple has products it has let languish without any significant
update for long periods of time. If you look at how Apple’s
treated their AirPort line, you’d think Wi-Fi was a mature
technology where nothing was really changing. In fact, a lot is
happening including a big shift to mesh networks, and Apple has
seemingly ignored all of that. It used to be you bought Airports
because they were some of the best Wi-FI devices out there. Today,
the only reason to buy them is you want easy, and because it has
the Apple brand. They’re woefully out of date (and in fact, I just
replaced mine with a set of Eero devices, which are Apple easy to
use, and blow Apple’s products away in...

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15:38
Apple shutters Apple Watch gallery in London's...




Following news that Apple will in January shut down an Apple Watch pop-up shop in Paris, an identical store-within-a-store concept located in London's Selfridges department store has closed its doors.

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15:25
Nike shares new Apple Watch Nike+ ad series...

Apple’s longstanding relationship with Nike has grown stronger in recent months thanks to the new Apple Watch Nike+ model. With exclusive watch faces, fitness features, and am exclusive (but replicable) band, Nike has put a renewed focus on fitness and its Run Club app. Now, the fashion + fitness company has released a new ad series for the Apple Watch Nike+ featuring comedian and actor Kevin Hart on a 700 mile run through the desert…

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14:55
∞ The evolution of Disney animation

I love Disney movies but I bet most of you are like me and look fondly upon even the animation styles of the early films, crude as they seem to be by today’s standards.

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14:54
AWT News Update: January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! We're back, and on a more normal podcast schedule than during the past two months. You can expect to hear us every weekday afternoon, and here are a few pieces of Apple news for your listening pleasure today:

  • Apple's pop-up shops that were set up to sell the high-end Apple Watch Edition are being closed
  • Apple Pay has added 47 more new US financial institutions during the past few weeks, bringing the total in the country to over 1,600
  • Apple chip manufacturing partner TSMC is reportedly on schedule to start testing production of a 7nm process that will produce more efficient CPUs for future products starting in 2018

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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14:52
Absolute Linux Caters to the Slackware Crowd


Absolute Linux is a distro that raises the question: Is it really worth the bother? Any version of this Slackware-based Linux OS is just that -- a really big bother -- unless you love Unix-like systems that give you total control. It likely would be especially bothersome for less experienced users and for folks comfortable with Debian distros such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint and such. Some Slackware-based distros are easier than others to use, but the text-based installation and mostly manual operating routine makes using Absolute Linux a challenge.

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14:40
Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect...

fiannaFailMan writes: Norton has announced the launch of a smart router designed to protect connected home devices from intrusions. The Symantec-owned company says the device aims to keep safe up to 20 devices connected to it, including Windows computers, Macs, phones, tablets or any internet-of-things devices, in real time. Norton Core, shaped a little like a geodesic dome, can isolate an infected device from the rest of your network to prevent the spread of any malware. Some of the technical specifications include a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, 1MB of system memory and 4GB of flash memory, and the latest 4x4 AC2600 Wi-Fi standard, with a top speed on the 5GHz band of 1.73 megabits per second and up to 800Mbps on the 2.4GHz band. It also features four Gigabit LAN ports and can cover between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet.

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14:24
Apple Pay adds support for 17 new US banks and...




Apple this week expanded support for its quickly growing Apple Pay service with the addition of 17 new U.S. banks and credit unions.

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14:05
Accessible Apple: The 12 Requests of Christmas, Day 8

Editor's Note: We didn't publish yesterday's post at the correct time, so it and Day 9 will be published today. Sorry for the inconvenience!

This is the eighth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year.

This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

For the eighth request of Christmas, we ask Apple to give to us:

8. A System-wide Spellchecker on iOS

On January 1, we wrote about how Mac OS has a system-wide spellchecker. In that post we talked about how Apple could improve an already handy feature with greater productivity and accessibility.

What we would like to see Apple do on iOS would be implement a similar spellchecker to that...

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14:05
Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 3, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

Maintain has served up Cocktail 10.1.4 (Sierra Edition), a new edition of Cocktail for users running macOS Sierra.

It’s a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. Version 10.1.4 fixes compatibility issues with Logic Pro X audio units plug-ins and contains many other bug fixes as well as overall performance improvements

Cocktail costs $19 for a single user license and available for purchase from the Maintain website. When unregistered, Cocktail runs in demo mode and will expire after the tenth launch.

Cisdem has conjured up version 4.2.0 of OCR Wizard. The app can convert...

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13:56
Add Depth Effects to your iPhone camera with this...

Now everyone can get beautiful Portrait Mode photos with their iPhone. Depth Effects gives you the power to apply a striking depth of field to any photo. Get DLSR-quality focus and bokeh with simple controls. Also, Depth Effects is the best app for anamorphic depth of field and cinematic bokeh.

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13:45
Apple's Best of 2016 year in review video...




Serving as an accompaniment to its Best of 2016 charts, Apple on Tuesday posted to YouTube a video chronicling last year's most memorable movies, TV shows, apps, music, Beats 1 interviews ad more.

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13:41
Thanks to Neonode's AirBar, the MacBook Air has...

For years Apple’s late chief executive Steve Jobs warned that users would develop “gorilla arms”—his argument for why he would never build a touchscreen into the Mac. Unfortunately, Neonode and its AirBar didn’t listen.

On Tuesday, Neonode debuted a 13.3-inch version of its surprisingly good touch peripheral, specifically to bring touchscreen capabilities to the 13-inch MacBook Air through a peripheral that plugs into the laptop’s USB port. The AirBar is available for preorder on AirBar’s website, and will eventually be sold on Amazon for $99, the company said.

Though Neonode officially announced the AirBar at the end of 2015, it really never took shape until recently. It’s officially “debuting” at CES 2017. PCWorld...

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13:31
Norton Core Router Gives Home Security a New Design


Norton by Symantec on Tuesday announced the Norton Core secure router for smart devices in the connected home at CES. The router protects up to 20 PCs, Macs, Android and iOS smartphones and tablets on a home network, and unlimited devices connected to the IoT. It will update its firmware in background mode automatically, said Ameer Karim, GM of consumer IoT security at Symantec. The router scans incoming and outgoing network packets across the home network, quarantines infected connected devices to a separate network, and alerts the user.

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13:16
Apple Pay adds support for 17 more banks and credit...

Apple today updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers that support Apple Pay to note the addition of 17 more U.S. institutions now supporting the payments service.

The full list of banks and credit unions added today includes:

  • Enrichment Federal Credit Union
  • First Security Bank of Arkansas
  • Marion & Polk Schools Credit Union
  • Merchants Bank of Indiana
  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust
  • Ohnward Bank and Trust
  • Postel Family Credit Union
  • River Cities Bank
  • River Town Bank
  • Simplicity Credit Union
  • SouthPoint Bank
  • TexasBank
  • The...
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13:13
Apple shares Best of 2016 video showcasing the year’...

Following the release of it’s Best of 2016 lists, Apple has today shared a video for the top apps, songs, movies, TV shows, and more from 2016. The ‘Best of’ video shows off some of 2016’s highlights in entertainment all of which can be found in Apple’s various online stores.

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12:44
CES: OWC DEC adds storage, card slots, and more to...

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OWC has been making and selling expansion products for Mac for a long time, so it's not surprising that the company today announced a new expansion chassis for the 2016 MacBook Pro that adds a number of missing features to the laptop. The OWC DEC (price and total feature set to be determined) attaches to the bottom of the 2016 MacBook Pro, making the full package just as thick as a 2012 MacBook Pro. What the 2016 MacBook Pro loses in terms of thinness, it gains in functionality.

The OWC DEC contains up to 4TB of additional Flash/SSD storage, bringing the maximum available on the MacBook Pro to 6TB including factory capacity. The SD card slot that's missing from the new MacBook Pro is integrated into the OWC DEC, as well as USB 3 Type A ports for standard USB devices, Gigabit Ethernet, and other features that will be announced at a future date. 

As with all OWC products, the OWC DEC will...

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12:39
Majority of readers who are not buying AirPods claim...

Our recent poll asking readers why they’re holding out on Apple’s AirPods after they’ve received overall good reviews has revealed the majority feels they’re ‘too expensive.’ The second most common reason is long shipping times (currently still 6 weeks on Apple’s website). Here are some reasons why people aren’t willing to spend $159 on Apple’s newest accessory and some affordable alternatives…

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12:17
OWC's USB-C DEC docks under Apple's...




A new peripheral from OWC connects to the underside of the new MacBook Pro, and adds a series of legacy ports plus up to 4TB of flash storage.

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11:57
Sierra PDF problems get worse in 10.12.2

I don’t use PDFs enough or in this way for this to be an issue but in reading the article, you can see how this will affect many developers.

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11:52
New Yorker magazine 'Waterways' cover...




The most recent cover of New Yorker was created on a 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil for the first time by the publication, and the magazine has published a video briefly illustrating the process.

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11:18
Kanex announces Thunderbolt 3 dock, eSATA adapter...




Accessory maker Kanex on Monday announced a trio of new Thunderbolt 3-based accessories designed with Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup in mind, headlined by a $150 travel dock boasting HDMI, USB, Ethernet, and USB-C ports.

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11:07
Intel announces new 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors...

Intel today announced new 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors as part of its CES announcements, some of which could be suitable for use in future upgrades to Mac products.

After launching the first of the Kaby Lake chips officially in August, and having a long list of products introduced with the chips since, today the company introduced new processors to round out the lineup that could make their way into both future Mac desktops and MacBooks. Intel says the new chips deliver performance increases including “up to 20 percent for performance and gaming notebooks and 25 percent for desktops.”

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11:00
Intel previews new Kaby Lake processors; look for ‘...

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Intel is announcing an expansion of its current CPU lineup, with the addition of several new and more powerful seventh-generation Core i-series processors known by the code name of Kaby Lake. You can expect to see them, per my crystal ball, in iMacs that will arrive in the spring and new MacBook Pros that will arrive in late summer or early fall.

Some Kaby Lake chips were available in 2016. However, they were the low-power Y-series processors, intended for slim, lightweight laptops. The processors announced today are more mainstream with more power.

Built on an improved 14nm process, Kaby Lake features faster CPU clock speed changes. It also features a new graphics architecture to improve performance in 3D graphics and 4K video playback. The platform also supposedly provides enhanced battery life and security features.

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11:00
Dog & Bone LockSmart Travel: Keyless luggage...

Dog & Bone LockSmart Travel With Canadian "Loonie" for size comparison. Photo ©2017, Steven Sande

Having just come back from a nearly month-long trip, I often think about security while I'm traveling. In the past we used small travel padlocks to discourage would-be thieves from opening our bags, but with the TSA's requirement to open all bags we got rid of those locks. Dog & Bone's new LockSmart Travel (US$59.95) updates the old luggage padlock with a TSA Travel Sentry approved key lock, then ups the game with a Bluetooth LE smart lock that works with an app for keyless access. 

Design

The LockSmart Travel looks unsurprisingly like any other travel padlock. On one side is a hole for the TSA Travel Sentry lock and a door panel that tells the TSA employee what key to use. That door slides...

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10:55
Apple’s FaceTime blamed for girl’s highway crash...

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According to the latest figures available, US highway deaths increased by more than 10 percent year-over-year during the first half of 2016. One big reason? Distracted driving with mobile phones. It's a reality that...

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10:30
Intel launches new Kaby Lake chips suited for Apple...




Intel has rounded off its Kaby Lake processor line with new quad- and dual-core high-performance chips for mobile and desktop, with some of the new offerings suitable for a future iMac and Mac Pro refresh, though it's unlikely the just-refreshed MacBook Pro will see Kaby Lake in the short term.

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10:20
ExoLens debuts new iPhone 7 case that fits Zeiss pro...

Pairing a giant lens to your iPhone is one of the best ways to upgrade your mobile photography, but that often comes at the cost of having to remove your iPhone case. Going case-less can be risky for your iPhone’s sake when getting certain shots, though, and ExoLens has a solution.

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09:59
iDevices unveils new wall-mounted Instant Switch for...

iDevices makes HomeKit-compatible smart plugs and other accessories, and this year at CES 2017 the company is introducing a new connected home product. Instant Switch is a Bluetooth-connected remote that you can mount on your wall like a traditional light switch for controlling other iDevices products.

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09:59
CES: AirBar is a touchscreen sensor for MacBook Airs

Neonode has created the AirBar, a lightweight device that adds touchscreen capabilities to a 13.3-inch MacBook Air. It will be shown at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. 

The AirBar sensor is a bar that magnetically attaches to the bottom of a laptop display and plugs in via USB to instantly activate touch and gesture capabilities, with no software installation or additional configuration required. It uses Neonode’s zForce AIR™ technology to emit an invisible light field over a display that senses touch from fingers, gloves and even a paintbrush. 

AirBar for MacBook Air comes in brushed aluminum. It will retail for US$99 and be available in early March.

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09:51
Sylvania’s Smart Multicolor A19 light bulb is...

Good news, everyone! In an effort to shield us from the existential dread that comes from having to turn on the lights in your home with a switch on the wall—like an animal—LEDVANCE has given us a HomeKit and Siri-controlled lightbulb: the Sylvania Smart Multicolor A19.

You won’t find it on the CES show floor, but LEDVANCE is showing its latest smart bulb in its hotel suite in Las Vegas. The bulb can be controlled using an iPhone or iPad running iOS 10 and later or an Apple TV, removing any excuse that Apple aficionados might have for stumbling around in the dark. Adverse to tapping and swiping? No problem—the Sylvania Smart’s still got your back: The bulb can also be controlled using Siri.

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09:33
9to5Toys Lunch Break: MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar $150...

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09:09
Rumor says Apple Watch Series 3 to bring battery,...

While all eyes are on the gizmos and gadgets being unveiled at CES this week, a new rumor is serving up some details about the next generation of Apple Watch. According to a report by the China-based Economic Daily News (and spotted by DigiTimes), the third generation of Apple’s wearable will focus on two key areas: battery life and performance.

Apple unveiled the second generation of Apple Watch alongside the iPhone 7 in September. Dubbed Series 2, the device features a brighter display, a better processor in the S2 chip, and water resistance, but kept the same design as its predecessor. Additionally, while Apple didn’t tout specific improvements to the battery, our...

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09:06
It's a wireless headphone charger and dental...

Fake dental floss package stickers. Idea via Jack Dweck on Product Hunt. 

Here's your laugh of the day. On Product Hunt, Jack Dweck posted a product he'd love to see -- fake dental floss stickers for the AirPod charging case to keep would-be thieves from walking away with your expensive headphones. 

Well, nobody's making them yet, but it turns out that others had the same idea and were peeling stickers off of real floss containers and placing them on the AirPod case, as seen in the images below (scroll the image to see the floss stickers on AirPods).

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09:01
Deals: $200 off 13" MacBook Pro; 15"...




The new year is bringing new deals on Apple products! Snap up Apple's 2015 13-inch MacBook Pro with a 3.1GHz processor for $1,399. Or save $275 on a 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro with our exclusive promo code. Apple's 2016 12-inch MacBook (1.2GHz, 8GB, 512GB) is also $1,450 ($150 off).

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08:57
Kanex launches three new Thunderbolt 3 products at...

Apple peripheral maker Kanex has launched three new Thunderbolt 3 products that will surely be of interest to new MacBook Pro owners. The products, just announced at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, include a Thunderbolt 3-enabled eSATA+USB Adapter, a Thunderbolt 3 cable, and a Thunderbolt 3 Travel Dock. more…

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08:56
'Super Mario Run' App Store purchases...




Reports claiming a low number of $9.99 "Super Mario Run" upgrade purchases are said to be inaccurate, based on supposed "wrong assumptions" made by an app analytics firm, AppleInsider has learned.

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08:42
CES: Aura home security system is iOS compatible

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Cognitive Systems Corp., an advanced RF technology company, will launch Aura, a “thoughtful” security system for the home that uses patented spectrum analytics technology to detect and monitor motion, without using cameras.

Aura is a home security system that uses technology patented by Cognitive Systems to monitor the disruption of wireless signals caused by movement in the home, without the use of cameras. Household members are notified on their smartphones of unauthorized motion that occurs anywhere in the home. 

With the two-piece system, Aura provides full coverage for the average home, even in rooms where people are typically unwilling to place cameras, according to Taj Manku, co-founder of Cognitive Systems. Aura can also recognize the presence of known members, show motion patterns in the home, provide a timeline of activity, deliver tailored notifications to homeowners’ smartphones, and interact...

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