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Wednesday August 3

06:23
∞ Using emoji in a Spotlight search, works in iOS...

The concept of using emoji for search has been around for a while, but it came up in conversation yesterday, so I thought I’d write up a little how-to.

On your iOS device, hit the home button and pull down to bring up Spotlight. Next, bring up the emoji keyboard and type the apple symbol (it’s the first emoji in the fourth section, labeled Food & Drink).

As soon as you type the Apple emoji (), Spotlight will bring up various search results, the vast majority related to Apple and the Apple Store.

Try some other emoji. For me, the slice of cake () brought up a list of various bakeries in Maps. Even if Spotlight doesn’t associate the emoji with a built-in search, it will search elsewhere. For example, when I searched using the thumbs up emoji (), Spotlight returned a list of recent Messages that used that emoji.

One final bit: This same technique works on your Mac, too. On your Mac, bring up Spotlight by tapping the magnifying glass in the menu...

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06:08
France’s Molotov TV comes to the Apple TV

Molotov TV, a popular Netflix alternative in France which combines live and on-demand viewing, has launched on the Apple TV, notes 9to5Mac.

The service, already available on the iPhone and iPad, is a freemium one. The free service offers 35 free-to-air channels – including all the major French networks – plus ten hours of on-demand viewing per month. The paid service, at €9.99/month, adds 37 premium channels, up to 100 hours of on-demand viewing and simultaneous use on up to four screen.

Molotov has signed distribution agreements with France’s top commercial net TF1, pubcaster France Télévisions, Gaul’s second-biggest commercial channel M6, Franco-German net Arte, as well as DTT and cable channels including Nextradio TV, Lagardère Active, La Chaine Parlementaire, Public Sénat, Groupe AB, Disney Channel...

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06:02
Apple Music expands to Israel

As noted by AppleInsider, Apple has expanded the international availability of its Apple Music to Israel, allowing customers in the region to sign up for a three-month free trial via iTunes on Mac and the dedicated Music app on iOS. 

Apple says its streaming music service has passed 13 million subscribers. Billboard, the music industry trade publication, says Apple Music is accelerating the subscription growth trend. 

U.S. consumption of music continued to grow in the first half of 2016, even as sales of most formats declined, according to Border City Media’s state-of-the-industry data service, BuzzAngle Music. With the pace of audio streaming more than doubling activity...

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06:01
Wall-riding robots spin carbon fiber structures

You can mock impractical architecture, but there's no denying it pushes design and technology in new directions. Case in point is a project from the University of Stuggart's Institute for Computational Design (ICD) called the "Mobile Robotic Fabricat...

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05:58
New report reveals the best & worst places in...

Most of us have cursed poor mobile connectivity in our home towns at some point or other, but if you want to know whether you really have something to complain about, the latest RootMetrics report has the answers.

RootMetrics is a mobile analytics company that tests cell networks across the USA, measuring reliability, speed and performance across data, calls and text to come up with an overall performance ranking for 125 metro areas …

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05:56
How to control Your Mac from your iPhone or iPad

This is worth scanning through and bookmarking, even if you don’t have the need for this just yet.

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05:53
Hands on with macOS Sierra’s Console

If you’ve never used the Mac’s Console application (Applications > Utilities), this article is a solid place to start. Not only does Kirk McElhearn show off some of the basic Console features, he also focuses on what’s new in the much improved macOS Sierra version.

Console is an important resource. Pretty much everything you do on the Mac ends up sending a message which is accumulated in a log somewhere. Console lets you read through those logs and, as Kirk shows you, this new version of Console makes it much easier to find what you are looking for.

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05:42
Twitter for iOS updated w/ support for keyboard...

Greg Barbosa, writing for 9to5Mac:

Twitter’s latest iOS update, released today, now includes iPad-compatible keyboard shortcuts. Users with paired Bluetooth keyboards or Smart Keyboards will now be able to use their keyboards to create new tweets, or move between tabs.

And:

Holding down the command key on the keyboard on devices running iOS 9 or higher shows a small dialog indicating which keyboard shortcuts are available to use.

Good to know.

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05:38
Pokémon Go developer sued over Pokémon placed on...

IDG News Service:

A lawsuit in a federal court raises the ticklish issue of whether a company can be hauled to court because its augmented reality game places coveted fantasy creatures and in-game benefits in private property without permission.

Jeffrey Marder, a resident of West Orange, New Jersey, found in the days after the release of the successful augmented reality game Pokémon Go, that strangers, phone in hand, had begun lingering outside his home.

At least five of them knocked on Marder’s door and asked for access to his backyard to catch and add to their virtual collections of the Pokémon images, superimposed over the real world, that the game developer had placed at the residence without his permission.

No easy fix here. If this lawsuit is allowed to go forward, Niantic is going to have a thorny problem to solve. The database they rely on is incredibly large and complex. I can’t imagine it will be easy to excise all the private property from the...

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05:31
Artisto transforms your videos into moving paintings

Artisto is like Prisma, but for videos. You either take a fresh video or select one from your gallery, choose the 10-second section you want to use and wait for the app to transform it into a version that reflects the styles of popular artists like V...

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05:29
Meet Apple’s new Remote app, not quite the same as...

Dan Moren, writing for Six Colors:

The intent of the Apple TV Remote app is to duplicate all the functionality of the hardware remote, and in that it mostly succeeds. The majority of the screen is taken up by an area that mimics the hardware remote’s touch surface, and you can swipe or tap to control the onscreen interface. There are also dedicated buttons for Menu, Home (which you can double tap to bring up the multitasking switcher), Play/Pause, and Siri.

And:

It seems that if you have HDMI-CEC enabled to control your TV’s volume via the remote, it seems the iOS device’s physical volume buttons will actually control your TV’s sound.

This is just a bit of the review. If you haven’t downloaded the new Remote app (it is a completely different app – I deleted my old one), it is absolutely worth it.

Note that it works with the previous generation Apple TV and allows you to save profiles for multiple Apple TVs, in case you have more than one.

...

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05:01
Time Warner takes 10% stake in Hulu, will be part of...

Time Warner has confirmed that it is buying a 10% stake in online TV service Hulu, after lengthy talks with the loss-making service, reports Variety. It has been reported that the stake is costing the company around $580M, valuing Hulu at $5.8B.

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05:00
Old Tech Can Create New Security Woes


"Patch your systems in a timely manner" is a mantra of security experts, but what happens when the patch well runs dry because a product's maker no longer supports it? That is a situation many large enterprises find themselves in, and it's one that poses security risks. Between 30 percent and 50 percent of the hardware and software assets in the average large enterprise have reached their end-of-life date, according to a BDNA report released last month. End-of-life products pose a serious security risk to the enterprise.

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05:00
Meeting strangers in the VR wilderness

I didn't expect to see anyone. Not in the woods. I blink a few times and widen my stance, swiveling my head back and forth to see if there are others. No, just the one. A bearded face floating in midair, a pair of white gloves dangling underneath. "W...

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04:36
Freemium ‘French Netflix’ service Molotov TV comes...

Molotov TV, a popular Netflix alternative in France which combines live and on-demand viewing, has now launched on Apple TV. It’s being touted as an exclusive, though French site iPhone Addict suggests that it’s likely to make it to competitor boxes later.

The service, already available on iPhone and iPad, is a freemium one. The free service offers 35 free-to-air channels – including all the major French networks – plus ten hours of on-demand viewing per month. The paid service, at €9.99/month, adds 37 premium channels, up to 100 hours of on-demand viewing and simultaneous use on up to four screens …

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04:30
The OtterBox uniVERSE for the iPhone is downright...

There is nothing more exciting than opening the box to your new iPhone; it’s shiny perfection. That lasts for about .2 seconds until we slap a case over it (phone cases being a necessary evil, of course). 

As nice as it would be to go phone case commando, it is even nicer to pick your phone off the floor with an intact screen. That being said, I have reviewed many phone cases and I can honestly say this the OtterBox uniVERSE is my favorite.

The good, the great, the sexy

That’s right, I said it. This phone case is just down right sexy. First and foremost, the uniVERSE is thin and lightweight. When you already have a large phone, like I do (the iPhone 6s Plus), thin and lightweight is high on the list of wants. But, for such a small case the uniVERSE case holds quite a dynamic punch! You can attach “smart modules” to give your iPhone new features. Let me give you just a glimpse of...

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04:05
Unofficial Hey Siri site provides a mega-list of...

Siri now has so many capabilities that it’s hard to keep track of all the things it can do. You can ask Siri itself, of course, and it will show you a bunch of examples – but those are just a sampling. A new website is aiming to provide a comprehensive list of all the questions and commands Siri can process …

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04:00
SecureWords can secure your articles and text entries

By Aaron Lee

We have encrypted storages for our passwords. We encrypt our emails, our chats, and our journals. If you need a secure word processing app for articles and text entries, there’s SecureWords.

It's a tool that automatically encrypts and decrypts text documents so we can, among other things, store them on iCloud or in Dropbox without having to worry. SecureWords is a lean, versatile machine that can handle RTF, OpenOffice, and Word documents.

You use it like you would any word processor. However, the items you pen will sport built-in password protection and 256-bit encryption. You can also export your SecureWords documents into a format such as Word or Markdown. 

SecureWords supports attachments like images. However, since they will be encrypted as well, you can’t just drag ’n drop ‘em. You mustuse the menu command.

You should also note that the OS X Autosave feature is disabled for security purposes. SecureWorks does...

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03:59
Chrome for Android makes video smoother, less power-...

Google set the stage for the latest Chrome for Android update by revealing that a billion hours of video are now viewed per week on the browser, much of it on mobile. The Android team consequently focused on video for release 52, saying it's now "smo...

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03:44
Apple begins rollout of Apple Music services in...

Apple expanded international availability of its Apple Music streaming service on Wednesday with a rollout in Israel, allowing customers in the region to sign up for a three-month free trial via iTunes on Mac and the dedicated Music app on iOS.

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03:00
Polar thinks there's room for another Android...

It was inevitable that smartwatches would eventually consume "dumb" activity trackers like the Fuelband (RIP) and Fitbit. These days, almost any device that you can slap on your wrist offers you basic fitness and sleep tracking as standard. Similarly...

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03:00
The best second-screen apps for watching the 2016...

Enhance your viewing experience with behind-the-scenes video, athlete's social feeds, and more.

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00:53
Prisma's 10-minute cold brew coffeemaker hits...

Prisma, a machine that can make cold brew coffee in just under 10 minutes instead of 12 frickin' hours, is now on Indiegogo in a bid to raise $150,000. That means you can get one coffeemaker as a perk when you back the project for at least $279 $229....

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00:40
Facebook to stream first live match between Premier...

With more and more people heading to Facebook and Twitter to keep up with live events, the social networks are increasingly turning to sport to retain users. Twitter has already streamed Wimbledon coverage and signed a number of deals that will see i...

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00:00
Gogoro brings on-demand scooter rentals to Berlin

Taiwan-based electric scooter company Gogoro is expanding its reach and business model. Today it announced a partnership with Coup (a subsidiary of automotive-parts supplier Bosch) to bring 200 on-demand rental scooters to Berlin.

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Tuesday August 2

22:31
Microsoft gives everyone a chance to buy a HoloLens

In the past, developers had to apply for a chance to buy Microsoft's augmented reality headset. Now, the tech titan has loosened up its requirements for purchase. You only have to meet three conditions to be able to get up to five HoloLens units: 1.)...

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21:43
Vevo will now feature the three biggest music labels...

Vevo has always had access to Sony Music's and Universal Music's videos -- it was, after all, a collaboration between the two companies. Now, thanks to a licensing deal it hashed out with the Warner Music Group, it can finally publish videos from all...

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21:29
Apple Music continues expansion, now rolling out to...

Users in Israel have long been waiting for a launch of Apple Music and today it appears as if it’s happening. Although Apple’s website still lists the service as “coming soon,” a handful of users in the country are reporting that they are now prompted with the service within the Music app.

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20:10
Jeep hackers return to take over your steering wheel

Last year, security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek made headlines by remotely hacking a Jeep, killing the transmission and applying the brakes while Wired reporter Andy Greenberg was behind the wheel and driving in traffic. The hack led...

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19:14
Windows 10 update adds AdBlock support to the Edge...

AdBlock and AdBlock Plus are no longer exclusive to Windows Insider Program participants. Microsoft's anniversary update for Windows 10 doesn't only come with Cortana voice commands (and many other features), it also adds support for the ad blocker t...

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18:28
What happened at Samsung Unpacked 2016?

Wondering what all the fuss was about Samsung's Unpacked 2016 event earlier today? Let our Senior Mobile Editor Chris Velazco explain everything you need to know about the new Galaxy Note 7 and its accompanying accessories. Those include an upgraded...

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17:53
Wisconsin court deems sentencing algorithm...

If you were hoping that Wisconsin would open up the sentencing algorithm it uses to help determine prison time, you're about to be disappointed. The state's Supreme Court has ruled that the use of the the COMPAS algorithm doesn't violate your constit...

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17:12
Read the first 13 years of 'Nintendo Power...

Before the yawning information-spouting chasm of the Internet, there were two ways you could get information on video games: your dubiously-trustful buddies and trade magazines. Despite being a company rag that only covered things coming out on its o...

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17:08
Things to listen for when using audio compression

Compression is an invaluable tool for audio engineers. Despite having been engineering for over 15 years now, I feel as if I’m still learning new techniques and applications for compressors on a regular basis.

Compression is a great thing for gluing a mix together, if used correctly. Not everyone uses it correctly.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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16:34
The NFL and Snapchat make their partnership official

While Snapchat has been courting sports fans and major leagues for some time now, the National Football League will be the first to announce an official, multi-year deal with the social media platform. According to the league's announcement, Snapchat...

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16:30
Instagram CEO on Stories: Snapchat deserves all the...

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom crediting Snapchat for Instagram Stories:

“Totally,” Systrom interrupted me. “They deserve all the credit.”

At least he’s honest.

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16:15
Gadget Ogling: Pokémon Go Drones, New Old Nintendo,...


Pokémon Go, the augmented-reality smartphone game that's been eating away at the fabric of society in recent weeks, is enormously fun. I enjoy the mechanics, and that it pushes me to go on longer walks every day. That's all well and good in the nicer weather, but when there's two feet of snow, I don't really want to traipse around so much. That's why Pokédrone might be my new favorite thing. You apparently can use it to spoof your phone's GPS signal to help catch more elusive Pokémon, including those that might be out on a lake.

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16:08
Chip-card checkout nightmares

Chip-card checkout nightmares? WSJ’s Joanna Stern explains the transition to the new EMV chip cards for credit and debit, and why your smartphone is the real answer to all your payment problems.

It seems amazing that the U.S. is having such a tough time with this while the rest of the world has been using it for a while now.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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15:57
US Air Force says the F-35 is ready for combat

The F-35 Lightning II has faced more than a few technical problems and cost overruns in the 15 years since Lockheed Martin first won its production contract, but it's nearly done overcoming those hurdles. The US Air Force has declared that the F-35A...

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15:54
Snapchat introduces new Geostickers feature as...

Hot on the heels of a new Snapchat-esque Stories feature coming to Instagram, Snapchat today has announced Geostickers, which is a new feature that gives users yet another way to decorate their snaps. Geostickers are location-based overlays that can be applied to images before they are sent, as well as sent via the messaging feature of Snapchat.

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15:24
China's elevated bus demoed with cars driving...

Six years ago, China came up with a super wacky idea: A large straddling bus that can let cars drive under it, which could be a cost-effective way to skip over congested traffic while carrying hundreds of passengers a pop. Today, this concept has evo...

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15:05
AWT News Update: August 2, 2016

New Apple and Samsung products, a blast from the past goes out of business, a new way to listen to the AWT News Update, and how to enter to win a Drobo 5Dt:

  • International versions of the Smart Keyboards for iPad Pro arrive
  • Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, and company execs get a bit snarky at Apple's expense
  • Old-school online payment firm Kagi is out of business
  • This podcast is now available on iHeartRadio!
  • Join Team AWT and be eligible to enter a giveaway of a Drobo 5Dt

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Apple has...

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15:04
Lonero: The Defiant Machine now on iTunes

This is an amazing album, and one that I saw being made. It follows battles from the 20th century, including World War I and World War II. Give it a listen.

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15:01
Iranian hackers compromise Telegram's secure...

Telegram prides itself on private messaging that lets activists escape government censorship and crackdowns, but it might have a crisis on its hands in Iran. Security researchers speaking to Reuters say that an Iranian hacking group has not only bre...

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14:57
Apple releases iOS 10 Public Beta 3

This is pretty nifty.

On Tuesday, Apple release its iOS 10 Public Beta 3 for anyone interested in testing out the new iOS before it hits.

On iOS, go to Settings > General > Software Update.

The new beta features new emoji that includes the ability to select male of female versions of a character, new professions, and tweaks to current emoji. Other changes include Accessibility options, keyboard sounds, and more.

You’ll need to sign up for a free Apple Beta Tester account before being able to install the new software, although this only takes a few minutes at most.

If you’ve tried the new beta and have any feedback to offer, let us know in the comments.

Via...

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14:53
Twitter for iOS updated w/ support for keyboard...

Twitter’s latest iOS update, released today, now includes iPad-compatible keyboard shortcuts. Users with paired Bluetooth keyboards or Smart Keyboards will now be able to use their keyboards to create new tweets, or move between tabs.

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14:40
OpenTV settles patent dispute with Apple

Kudelski said in a statement that the deal includes a “comprehensive patent license agreement” with Apple and that all pending patent litigation between the two companies would be dropped. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Good.

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14:37
∞ Samsung mocks Apple for removing headphone jack

Okay, two things: First, Apple hasn’t removed the headphone jack, those are only rumors. Second, I’m saving this video for later because Samsung is pretty quick to copy everything Apple does.

P.S. Pay your debt to Apple, Samsung, you thieving bastards.

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14:19
Apple debuts Arabic, British English and Italian...

Nearly one year after Apple introduced the U.S. version of its Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro, the company on Tuesday expanded the accessory lineup to include international layouts supporting Arabic, British English and Italian.

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14:04
Notable apps and app updates for Aug. 2, 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.

iOS Apps/Updates

Pantone has launched the PANTONE Studio. The free app is designed to provide greater convenience in capturing Pantone color, building and testing that color in palettes, and sharing work directly into design software, on social media, or with friends, clients, and collaborators.

Anawiki Games has debuted World Uncovered. The app — game, part travel companion — aims to take users to places they've never been, all while encouraging them to examine their daily routines.World Uncovered tracks your travels for you and maps them in...

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13:45
Apple launches international Smart Keyboards for...

Apple today launched new international versions of its Smart Keyboard accessory for iPad Pro previously only available in a U.S. English layout.

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13:22
Apple releases reworked Apple TV Remote app

It’s a completely rework app that might come in handy.

Apple has released its Apple TV Remote app, which is designed to be used alongside the Siri Remote on the current Apple TV as well as past generations of the device.

The app offers the following features:

– Navigate Apple TV with touch gestures.

– Quickly enter text, email addresses, and passwords using the keyboard.

– Ask Siri to find something to watch, listen to, or play.

– Control the movie, TV show, or song that’s currently playing.

– Play games using the accelerometer and gyroscope.

– Turn on Game Mode for simplified game controls.

The app requires iOS 9.3.2 or later to install as well as a Wi-Fi connection to a second generation Apple TV or newer to run.

If you’ve tried...

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13:05
Alphabet's X to test delivery drones, Instagram...

As a part of its delivery drone effort, Project Wing, Alphabet's X division will be testing technology at one of six U.S. test sites approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, the White House announced on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Facebook's Instagram launched "Stories," a feature mimicking Snapchat's ethereal slideshows.

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12:50
∞ Airplane Mode: “Elevators” music video

If you remember, this is one of the band’s that played at the WWDC Beard Bash this year. Funny video, nice song.

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12:25
Apple TV Remote app puts a Siri Remote on your iPhone

A new remote app designed for the Apple TV addresses most of the remaining points of friction between the fourth-generation TV box and the increasingly long-in-the-tooth Remote app designed for controlling iTunes and previous models of the Apple TV. The new app effectively simulates a Siri Remote and features a game mode that sits somewhere between a Siri Remote and a physical game controller. It’s also free, as opposed to $80 for a Siri Remote made of atoms.

The new Apple TV still feels unfulfilled, and that’s partly to do with it being released in what felt like an incomplete form. The new app and tvOS 10 may help take it all the way.

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11:33
Apple now licensing OpenTV streaming technologies,...

An agreement has been forged between Apple and the Kudelski group, with Apple paying to license a suite of media streaming patents, to conclude an international patent battle.

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11:30
Apple updates Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

A day after Apple released new developer betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, the company on Tuesday released new betas available to the general public.

If you are a member of the Apple Beta Software Program, you can update to iOS Public Beta 3 and macOS Sierra Public Beta 3.

  • On iOS, go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  • On Sierra, launch the App Store app and check the Updates section.

The iOS 10 beta has new emoji that includes the ability to select male of female versions of a character, new professions, and tweaks to current emoji. Other changes include Accessibility options, keyboard sounds,...

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11:28
The Kudelski Group and Apple settle patent...

The Kudelski Group announced today that it has entered into a comprehensive patent license agreement with Apple, Inc. Under the agreement, the parties agreed to dismiss all pending patent litigation. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

In March a German court ruled against Apple in a case over video streaming patents, giving Kudelski's OpenTV unit a win in its ongoing intellectual property licensing campaign against major technology companies. OpenTV is a global software technology company for interactive and digital television. 

Its primary business involves the sale of set-top-box operating systems and middleware software, as well as advertising products. On March 28, 2010 OpenTV became a fully owned subsidiary of Nagra Kudelski Group, a Swiss company that makes hardware and software digital security and convergent media systems for the delivery of digital and interactive content.

OpenTV sued Apple in 2014, alleging that various products infringe its patents,...

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11:20
Apple releases third public betas of macOS Sierra...

Apple has released the second public betas of macOS Sierra and iOS 10 to public beta testers. The finished versions of the operating system updates are due this fall.

If you're not already signed up for the public beta program, you can do so here. The public beta program is free, but remember: beta software is unfinished software so use with care.

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11:16
Can mythbusters like Snopes.com keep up in a post-...

I’ve been a huge fan of Snopes for decades. Whenever you hear something “incredible” on the internet, do a search for it on Snopes.

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11:16
Time Warner CEO says possible Apple buyout was never...

Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, likely had no "serious" intentions when suggesting the possibility of a Time Warner takeover, according to the latter company's CEO.

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11:05
Bloomberg Radio stream added to Apple Music in over...

Apple will provide the Bloomberg Radio news channel stream for free, 24 hours a day, to all countries that have the full Apple Music experience.

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11:00
The Week in iOS Accessories: Now ear this!

A bevy of Bluetooth

This week’s roundup includes several different Bluetooth earbud options for your listening pleasure. Read on!

AMPSound

Personal Bluetooth Amplifiers & Earbuds ($199 MSRP; $99 for “early bird” pledge at Indiegogo) can be used as as “personal hearing amplifiers,” Bluetooth stereo headphones, or a Bluetooth earpiece for phone calls. Three different sizes of earbud are available, allowing you to get a comfortable fit; the device comes in with a built-in 3,000-mAh battery.

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10:31
Apple releases third public betas of iOS 10, macOS...

Members of Apple's public beta program were supplied with their third pre-release build of Apple's two biggest upcoming platforms set for release this fall: iOS 10 and macOS Sierra.

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10:15
Epson announces a pair of new EcoTank cartridgeless...

You know how every time you need to print something important, your printer gives you that "out of ink" message? That was the impetus behind Epson's EcoTank printers, which use large refillable tanks on the printer instead of those obnoxious and pricy cartridges. The company today announced two new additions to the Supertank category of EcoTank printers, the WorkForce ET-16500 wide-format printer and the Expression ET-3600.

Epson WorkForce ET-16500

Each of these printers comes out of the box ready to print for up to two years without a refill. The WorkForce ET-16500 ($999.99) is the first wide-format printer in the Supertank category, and out of the box can print up to 10,500 black and 11,000 color pages up to 13" x 19" in size....

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10:12
Apple releases new iOS and macOS Sierra public beta

Apple has released new public betas of its iOS and macOS operating systems today. If you would like to sign-up for Apple’s public beta testing, you can do so on its Web site.

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10:03
macOS 10.12 Sierra public beta 3 is now available

Following the release of macOS Sierra’s fourth developer beta, Apple has pushed out the third macOS Sierra public beta for non-developer testers. This release should include the new emoji characters introduced to the Mac earlier this week. macOS Sierra brings dozens of new features to the Mac including Siri for the first time.

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10:00
Limelens: Unique accessory lenses for iPhone and iPad

Limelens "The Captain" (left) and "The Thinker" (right) lenses. Photo ©2016 Steven Sande

Over the years I've probably reviewed at least 30 different accessory lenses for the iPhone and a handful for the iPad. Generally, the accessory manufacturers have some way of aligning the lens with the camera lens on the iOS device, generally using either some sort of clip or special case. Today I'm looking at the Limelens Lens Set (US$49.99 sale price) from Capetown, South Africa-based Limelens that's a bit different in that it works with just about every iPhone or iPad made.

Design

The design of the Limelens accessory kit is pretty smart. You look at a chart and find your device to see which of three small plastic stick-on clips to attach to your iPhone or iPad. For example, an iPhone 5s uses a "B" clip while an iPad mini 2...

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09:56
Apple paid Japanese suppliers more than $30 billion...

Apple says it paid Japanese suppliers more than $30 billion in 2015, “highlighting its economic contributions to the country in an effort to drum up support in tough times,” according to Nikkei Asian Review.

Some 865 Japanese companies furnished Apple with parts, materials and services during the year, the company's Japanese unit reported. Apple Japan currently employs 2,900 people, and claims to have created or helped create hundreds of thousands of jobs.

Approximately 532,000 developers in Japan worked on software for Apple hardware last year, with over 80% handling applications for iPhones and iPads, notes Nikkei Asian Review. These developers received $9.6 billion for their efforts in 2015.

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09:49
NextWork: Apple could sell six million Apple Watch...

Apple may sell as many as six million Apple Watch 2 unit’s within its first few weeks of release, if a new NextWorth survey — as noted by Computerworld. Of course, Apple hasn’t even announced an Apple Watch 2 yet, but I’m predicting (hoping?) that we’ll see it along with an “iPhone 7” announcement sometime between Sept. 9 and Sept. 12.

The Apple Watch 2 (pictured here in fanciful mock-ups only) is predicted to sell more devices in the first 6 months than the original device has sold since it's launch,” a NextWorth rep told Computerworld. The findings are based on a NextWorth survey across 540 current smartwatch or fitness tracker owners. The survey found that:

  • Fifty percent of current Apple Watch owners say they’ll upgrade;
  • Twenty-two percent of non-smartwatch...
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09:48
Apple Overhauls the Apple TV Remote App

Apple has released a new Remote app for the fourth-generation Apple TV. “Take Control of Apple TV” author Josh Centers covers what’s new and what’s missing.

 

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09:46
Apple releases iOS 10 public beta 3 for iPhone, iPad...

Earlier this week Apple issued iOS 10 beta 4 to developers, and today the third public beta version of the pre-release software is available to match. iOS 10 public beta 3 should include the updated emoji characters introduced on Monday. iOS 10 includes loads of new features in the Messages app, a redesigned Apple Music experience, and much more.

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09:45
Review: Could the Syllable D900s be your first...

As time has gone on and increased reports of Apple’s next iPhone lacking a headphone jack have persisted, I’ve begun to delve deeper into the future of what consumer audio playback on iOS could be. Though headphones have found their way into nearly all levels of the consumer market in the past few years, I wanted to imagine what this headphone jack-less future could look like. I decided to start with the affordable, and what I would consider entry-level, Syllable D900s true wireless earbuds.

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09:35
Instagram Stories is Facebook's most obvious...

Facebook has been after Snapchat and its huge userbase of teens for years, but nothing can slow the growth of the super-popular ephemeral messaging app. As the old adage goes, if you can’t beat ’em or buy ’em, take their best features and put them in your own product. This time, Facebook is blatantly copying Snapchat Stories and adding an identical feature to Instagram that starts rolling out to iOS and Android on August 2. It’s called Instagram Stories. Yep.

Like Snapchat Stories, Instagram Stories allows you to shoot and share photos and videos in a story that vanishes after 24 hours. You can up your creativity game by adding text, drawings, or emojis. The new feature is in a separate tab from your main feed, which you can continue to share images to as normal. Instagram will put updated stories from people you follow in a bar at the top of your feed so you won’t miss a new post. Perhaps Stories is...

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09:30
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09:27
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 largely incremental...

Samsung on Tuesday took the wraps off of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet, featuring identical internals to the company's Galaxy S7 smartphone, with the exception of a new iris scanner -- a feature rumored to make an appearance in next year's iPhone.

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09:17
Apple reaches patent license agreement with OpenTV...

There is now a conclusion to the patent dispute between Apple and software company OpenTV. Back in March Apple lost its case brought on by OpenTV in a German court ruling, and today OpenTV owners Kudelski Group announced that the two companies have reached a patent license agreement and all pending litigation has stopped.

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09:02
Instagram Stories takes cue from Snapchat

Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. As you share multiple photos and videos, they appear together in a slideshow format: your story.

They disappear after 24 hours.

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09:00
Aussie cyclist wants to raise awareness of the...

Gareth Clear of Bondi, Australia shows the burn caused by an iPhone battery explosion. Photo from Sydney Morning Herald. 

The lithium-ion batteries used in almost all of our portable electronics are wonderful. They pack a lot of power into a small volume and can hold a charge when not being used. But as 36-year-old Australian mountain biker Gareth Clear found out, a broken battery can rupture and cause serious burns.

Clear was going on a ride and fell off of his bike when his foot slipped off the pedal as he was about to start moving. The fall damaged his iPhone, and then things went downhill from there. Said Clear, "I just saw smoke coming out of my back pocket... and then all of a sudden I felt this surging pain. I just remember looking at my leg and I had this black discharge all down my leg and...

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08:51
The history of the guitar Fuzz tone

In fact, the story about how the original “fuzz tone” was born takes a number of unusual twists that are pretty amazing for such a ubiquitous sound.

It is amazing how some of these things were created.

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08:46
Canada's Tangerine & PC Financial gain...

Canadian banks Tangerine and President's Choice Financial on Tuesday added support for Apple Pay, while residents of Greece finally received access to live traffic data in Apple Maps.

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07:51
Biker burned by broken iPhone, seeks to raise...

Australian bicyclist Gareth Clear isn't blaming Apple for his injuries that he sustained after a fall-damaged iPhone battery burnt his leg. Instead, he seeks to increase awareness of the dangers of portable batteries, particularly when they are ruptured.

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07:26
Harley Quinn’s back story

This weekend, the movie Suicide Squad goes into wide release. Early buzz is, the movie is terrific. I can’t wait to see it.

The New York Times, on one of the main characters, Harley Quinn:

How did Harley become one of the most popular female characters in the DC Universe? In part, by cleaning up her act, or what passes for clean in her world. In several incarnations — most notably, her foray into video games — Harley has been a true supervillain, maiming and killing with unbridled glee. Now she’s more of an antihero, as in “Suicide Squad,” where she and a team of bad guys take on even worse guys in “Dirty Dozen”-style missions.

If you are a fan of the character, the movie, or the genre, this article is worth the read, chock-full of Harley Quinn background.

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07:25
Instagram rolling out Snapchat-inspired ‘Stories’...

Facebook has been trying to recreate Snapchat’s success on its own ever since it tried and failed to buy the social app, and the latest feature it has developed for Instagram is no different. Instagram today unveiled Stories, a new photo and video sharing feature that borrows from the Snapchat-created feature right down to the name. Unlike traditional Instagram posts, Instagram Stories are more ephemeral and disappear 24 hours after being posted…

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07:20
The Radar that brought the water pistol emoji to iOS...

Yesterday, Apple announced the addition of more gender diverse emoji in iOS 10. One emoji in particular, the handgun, got a lot of press attention when it was replaced by a water pistol.

Back in June, this radar (Apple’s internal bug-tracking system) was filed:

The current “pistol” emoji is a realistically rendered lethal weapon. As the spec doesn’t require it to be this way, Apple would be doing a service to society by changing this image to a plastic toy gun, such as a bright pink or green water squirter.

Solid suggestion, glad for the change.

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07:14
Pokemon Go tops 100M downloads without impacting...

Niantic's Pok?mon Go has hit over 100 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play, but doesn't appear to be generating much of a hazard -- or windfall -- for other game developers, according to an analytics firm.

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07:07
No need for a Hackintosh, here’s how to breathe new...

Andrew Leavitt, writing on Medium:

You need only spend $171 for your anemic 27” iMac to run macOS Sierra, boot in seconds and open applications in a blink. Or you can buy a used one and upgrade it for just $500 starting from scratch. You really only require the latest models if you are working frequently with 4K video.

A machine that was originally built in 2009 can easily perform past another 5–10 years with a few straightforward upgrades. CraigsList has these computers lightly used for as little as $325 if you are patient. For another $171 in parts you can rock a machine almost matching today’s specs. And if you are presently struggling with an older iMac the decision is even easier (c’mon, it’s less than $200 and just an hour of tinkering). It’s fun and you might even learn something. Keep in mind that a new 27 iMac has a base price of $1800 (that’s with a 5K screen but no SSD and only 8GB of RAM). Boom, you just saved $1300.

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06:56
Goodbye, Hello: Firefox casts off its built-in video...

Firefox’s built-in video chat component, Firefox Hello, appears to be destined for the scrap heap. Developers of the popular browser plan to remove Hello from the browser as early as Firefox 49, which is scheduled for release in mid-September.

Mozilla hasn’t made an official announcement about the change but developers are discussing the feature removal on a Firefox bug tracking thread, as first noticed by web developer Sören Hentzschel (German language link).

The removal of Hello will first show up in early test builds of Firefox Aurora for Android 50 and Nightly builds of version 51, according to the thread on bugzilla. Then beta builds of Firefox 49 will lose it. That plan appears to be already in progress. At this writing, the latest Firefox Nightly build did not have Hello built-in;...

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06:48
iOS 10 beta 4 features new, updated emojis

Within the iOS 10 beta 4 released yesterday, Apple has encoded a series of new and updated emojis including the following:

Rainbow Flag

Single Parent Families

Gender Variations

Redesigned Emoji Images

New gendered emoji options are displayed on the emoji keyboard, with male and female versions of most existing emojis now provided:

The smiley and human emojis have been redesigned to feature more details, textures and less gloss.

New female iterations of previously male-displayed emojis include a guardswoman, female cyclist, woman bowing, and female police officer.

Also, New male versions of previously female-dominated emojis include a man raising one hand, pouting man and a man having his hair cut:

Additionally, the Wheelchair emoji has become...

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06:47
Littlebits launches kids version of DIY smarthome kit

There’s no shortage of smarthome products these days, but for those who prefer to make their own, LittleBits launched a DIY kit back in 2014.  The company has today launched a $100 version aimed at kids, with components that snap together magnetically.

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06:44
Today Weather

Today Weather is a lightweight, fast loading, well designed weather site, optimized for your various devices.

This is my new go-to weather page. Worth a look.

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06:36
How to use Digital Touch and handwriting in iMessage...

The Messages app has undergone a lot of changes in iOS 10. Much of the evolution is hidden behind two icons, just to the left of the iMessage text field (just to the right of the camera icon).

There’s a lot to play with here. Just be aware that some of the actions will send without a specific confirmation. So if you are going to experiment, you might want to warn the person on the receiving end. For example, if you tap the Digital Touch icon (two fingers on a heart), then scribble out a sketch or two finger tap, the scribble or kiss will be sent immediately, without any staging. This is not a complaint, just an observation.

All that said, the linked post from Rene Ritchie talks you through some of these features. I love this path for Messages, looking forward to seeing more of this.

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06:30
ICYMI: Some robots independently sing, others help...

Today on In Case You Missed It: A new neural network robot in Japan can independently sing and move whenever it wants to. Researchers developed a robotic onesie for babies who may have cerebral palsy that helps make motor skills connections in th...

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06:21
FileMaker, Inc. unveils Small Business Toolkit and...

For small businesses struggling to go digital and mobile, FileMaker, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, has released the Service Business Toolkit and Idea to iPad Bundle

Both are designed to help small businesses plan, create and deploy a custom app that will enable them to maximize customer satisfaction, drive growth and increase profitability. The Service Business Toolkit is free and the Idea to iPad Bundle is available for sale at local Apple Stores and directly from FileMaker, Inc. 

“It’s often hard for IT businesses that don’t have the budget or resources to streamline their businesses,” Dara Treseder, global head of Demand Generation, FileMaker. Inc., told Apple World Today. “We wanted to help them because many of FileMaker’s customers are small to medium...

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06:18
The world’s largest SSD is now shipping for $10,000

The Verge:

That’s where the Samsung PM1633a SSD comes in, clocking in at a massive 15.56 terabytes (or 15,360,000,000,000 bytes) of storage. Such power comes at a price, however, with preorders for the 15.56 terabyte behemoth coming in at around $10,000. The 15.56 TB size is not only the largest SSD ever made, but the largest single hard drive ever, finally breaking the 10 TB barrier that spinning disk drives seem to be capped at.

The drive’s small size and huge storage capacity means that you’d be able to outfit a standard 42U server storage rack with 1,008 PM1633a for a cool 15482.88 TB (over 15 petabytes) of storage, to presumably store a spare copy of the known universe. (Assuming you can afford the $10,080,000 price tag for such a setup.)

See main post for a link, in case you want one.

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06:11
Patent report: multimedia control center, 3D mapping...

Apple files for — and is granted — lots of patents by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Many are for inventions that never see the light of day. However, you never can tell which ones will materialize in a real product, so here are today’s patent highlights: 

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,405,438) for a “multimedia control center.” Since the patent’s origins go back to 2005, it may simply involve the interface for iTunes; however, it could also involve Front Row.

 

Front Row was Apple’s Mac media center app for navigating and viewing video, photos, podcasts and music. It was abandoned in Mac OS X 10.7. But why? The Mac still plays host to the majority of our photos, music and home video. I’d love to see it, or a replacement, return.

Techniques and systems for centralized access to multimedia content stored on or available to a computing device are disclosed in the patent. The centralized access can be provided by a...

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06:06
Former Apple PR executive Natalie Kerris leaves...

Ex-Apple public relations maven Natalie Kerris is departing her position as the vice president of communications of microblogging service Twitter after only six months in the role, for unknown reasons.

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06:00
New littleBits kit gives kids the power to rule...

Remember when you were a kid and couldn't keep your mom and your rowdiest sibling out of your room? You'd probably have loved littleBits' latest kit. It provides young makers and inventors a fun way to set up alarms and (harmless) booby traps to keep...

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06:00
Xbox One S review: A worthy successor -- to the Xbox...

Microsoft is making a lot of assumptions with the Xbox One S. It's a 40 percent smaller, 100 percent whiter version of the Xbox One that launched nearly three years ago, albeit with a few key differences. First is the built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray pla...

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05:57
Cyclist suffers third-degree burns after iPhone 6...

Just yesterday we posted a video showing what can occasionally happen when a lithium ion battery receives impact damage, and today the Sydney Morning Herald has a report showing that the same thing can happen with no sledgehammers involved.

A Sydney bicycle rider […] was severely burnt when his Apple iPhone exploded after a minor fall […] Bondi management consultant Gareth Clear, 36, said his iPhone was in his back pocket and ignited after he had a fall from his bike while riding on Sunday afternoon. 

“I just saw smoke coming out of my back pocket…and then all of a sudden I felt this surging pain,” he said, adding that he felt a “searing heat” as the phone burnt through his riding...

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