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Apple introduces 'Categories' section to...

Continuing the build out of its all new tvOS App Store, Apple on Wednesday added a "Categories" section to the online marketplace's top navigation bar for a more streamlined app browsing experience.

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Apple eyes new San Jose campus possibly sprawling...

Apple is working with the city of San Jose on a development agreement for a campus on the north side of town, which if authorized could be larger than Cupertino's Campus 2 at 4.15 million square feet, a report said on Wednesday.

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Apple looking into potential 4.15 million square...

You can do a lot with 4.15 million square feet.

Or at least that’s what Apple might be up to given its inquiry into a campus north of San Jose. The new structure, if completed, would be larger than the “spaceship” campus Apple has underway.

The draft agreement between Apple Inc. and the city of San Jose, which is not yet completed, will come before the city’s Planning Commission later this month, officials said. It would lock in development rights — and expectations for both sides — for the next 15 years in an area that sprawls across 86 acres north of Highway 101 across from the Mineta San Jose International Airport.


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Apple looks to build 4.15 million square foot campus...

Hmmm, how big is this Apple thing gonna get? The Silicon Valley Business Journal reports that Apple and the city of San Jose, California, are working toward a development agreement that would allow the Cupertino-based juggernaut to build a north San Jose campus of up to 4.15 million square feet, according to city records. That would be bigger than Apple’s “spaceship” campus, which is under construction in Cupertino.

The draft agreement, which hasn’t been completed, will come before the city’s Planning Commission later this month, officials said. It would lock in development rights — and expectations for both sides — for the next 15 years in an area that sprawls across 86 acres north of Highway 101 across from the Mineta San Jose International Airport, according to The Silicon Valley Business Journal.

This is the latest development in Apple’s apparently never-ending...

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Canalys: Apple has shipped nearly 7 million Watches...

A new report from analytics firm Canalys claims that Apple has shipped nearly 7 million Apple Watches since the device debuted earlier this year. That number puts Apple’s shipments ahead of every other smart watch maker on the market combined.

No other vendor even managed to ship 300,000 units, according to the report, with the Pebble shipping over 200,000 thanks to the boost from the recently released Pebble Time Steel. Korean competitor Samsung...

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Apple considering earlier-than-usual launch for...

Though Apple has used the month of September to introduce new iPhones for four straight years, that could change in 2016 with an earlier than expected debut for the '"iPhone 7," a source has told AppleInsider.

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Apple looks to build 4.15 million square foot campus...

As construction continues on Apple’s new Campus, the company is considering expanding its operation to a new, even larger 4.15 million square foot facility in San Jose, according to a new report.

The tech company is currently seeking an agreement with the city that would allow it to develop the massive lot for a new campus, though actually getting such an agreement would not necessarily guarantee that Apple would begin construction.


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Facebook reportedly launching News-like app ‘Notify...

Facebook is said to be planning to launch its standalone news app with a list of media partners on board sometime next week. That’s according to Financial Times, which reports the app will be called Notify and include content from a list of media partners including CBS, The Washington Post, and Vogue. Reports of Facebook working on a separate mobile app focused on news rather than the social network first surfaced in early August.

The news comes just as Facebook announced today in its earnings report that it’s currently serving...

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ACLU: Google is embarrassed by Android security, isn...

The difference between encryption and security on iOS and Android isn't just a technical issue but a "digital security divide," according to the principal technologist for the American Civil Liberties Union. That's because Apple secures its devices while Google leaves Android open to data collection and surveillance.

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Best config for FCPX

Forums: General Xsan Talk


I would like to know if there is "best practices" Xsan conf for FCPX ?

Thank you

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What Joanna Hoffman told Kate Winslet while shooting...

Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s new Steve Jobs film is far from perfect (or even completely accurate), but at least one member of the original Mac team is happy with how she was portrayed.

“I can’t complain [Kate Winslet] was the one playing me,” said Joanna Hoffman when asked about her portrayal in the film. “We really hit it off.”

The former Mac marketing executive talked about meeting Winslet during a Monday night panel in Palo Alto, California. The panel featured powerful women who had worked with Steve Jobs, including Susan Barnes, Barbara Kaolkin Barza, Debi Coleman, and Andy Cunningham, who is also depicted in the Steve Jobs film. The event was organized by Cunningham’s marketing consultancy, Cunningham Collective, and journalist Katie Hafner served as the...

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Google Drive for iOS gets improved sharing...

Google Drive updates arriving today include new features for the service’s iOS app including sharing notifications and what Google promises will be a ‘consistent sharing experience across platforms.”

As part of its Drive mobile app updates today, both users of the iOS and Android apps can now enable notifications for when files are shared with them. Not only is it a notification, but it also acts as a quick link to jump right into the file or folder. And in addition, Google notes that “If a file/folder owner has notifications turned on and someone requests access to their content, the owner will be notified of the request instantly on their mobile device so they can quickly grant access.”

Another feature in the update for the Google Drive iOS app is what Google describes as a new consistent sharing...

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Windows Insiders can beta test Cortana for iOS

Users of Microsoft Windows 10 and Windows smartphones know that Cortana is actually a pretty good personal digital assistant. Like Siri on iOS, Cortana helps search devices, the cloud or the web for files or information, sets up reminders, and does other tasks at your command. Well, Microsoft yesterday opened up Cortana for iOS to a beta program, which means that the assistant will be coming to your iPhones and iPads soon.

The beta test is only open to members of the Windows Insiders program, and only in the US and China. If you meet the criteria, you just need to take a short online survey and if selected, you'll be onboarded into the testing in the next few weeks. Microsoft forum moderator Syed N notes that some features, "like saying 'Hey, Cortana' to wake her up", won't be available on iOS....

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Podcast 481: Binge-watching the new Apple TV

Nothing spoils a fun activity like watching TV like dissecting it endlessly in a review and then on a podcast, but that’s exactly what we did, because it’s our jobs and because we love you. In other words, the Apple TV is out, and Glenn and Susie have a lot to talk about, from our text-input frustrations to our favorite apps, and how we chose which size to buy.

Of course, Glenn just has to tell us more about his fiber Internet, and how it’s affecting his choice of cloud backup services. Everyone loves a good backup story. Enjoy!

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Evernote for iOS adds sketching/handwriting in notes...

Evernote just announced an update to its iPhone and iPad apps that brings the ability to sketch in notes, which should make many users happy as the company points out the feature is one of its most-requested (and one it’s long had on Android).

Using your finger or a stylus like the Evernote edition of the Adonit Jot Script or Apple Pencil, users can now sketch inside of notes. And for users of the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with 3D Touch, the feature will allow...

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Amplified: The Steel Is The Real

Jim and Dan talk about the latest Apple news.

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Feature Request: Airbnb’s Apple TV app is perfect...

Feature Request is a new regular 9to5Mac series where authors offer their opinion on how to improve popular hardware or software products.

A lot of the apps on the new Apple TV bring similar experiences as on iOS to the big screen, but we’re bound to see some unique apps designed specifically for the living room that perhaps didn’t make a lot of sense on smaller or mobile devices. One example of this and my first Feature Request: Airbnb should add a concierge-style experience for guests through its new Apple TV app.

Think about the concierge-style software on TVs at most hotels. Typically these systems give guests access to hotel information (room service, attractions, maps, restaurant hours, etc), content like paid movies, and sometimes access to car services and more...

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Apple Watch debut helps sales of many wearables

It's said that a rising tide raises all ships, and that old saying is perfectly apt in the wearables market. Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky told CNBC that the Apple Watch appears to be bringing increased consumer awareness to the entire wearables space, with his company now selling twice the number of smartwatches than it was at this time last year.

Earlier this week, Fitbit CEO James Park made similar comments, saying that the Apple Watch had "no material impact" on the company's sales of fitness trackers. Fitbit's revenues rose 168 percent year over year to $409.3 million, and Park told investors that his company and Apple serve "two very different segments of the market." 

Many people believed that Apple's entry into the wearables market with the Apple Watch would cause harm to other companies, but that definitely doesn't appear to be the case....

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GALPon MiniNo Makes Kid-Friendly Lightweight Linux

GALPon MiniNo is one of the strangest and most distinctive Linux distros to grace the Linux Picks and Pans computer screens. Those two traits make it an almost ideal option for anyone looking for a reliable operating system for youngsters and educational facilities that cater to early education students. PicarOS Diego 2015, the latest in the GALPon MiniNo family of Linux products, was released last month. GALPon MiniNo is a lightweight, Debian-based, multiflavored distribution developed in Spain.

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New Apple TV wants to be more than just a streaming...

Enlarge / The new Apple TV and Siri Remote. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

When you update a piece of technology after leaving it essentially untouched for three years, the changes are bound to be big.

That’s certainly true for the fourth-generation Apple TV, the first significant update to Apple’s “hobby” project since early 2012. Where the old box was more limited and appliance-like, the new one runs its own distinct (albeit iOS-based) operating system and includes its own App Store for consumers and SDK for developers.

So for the second time this year, we find...

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Apple releases second public beta of iOS 9.2 with...

Members of Apple's public beta program were issued a second pre-release build of iOS 9.2 on Wednesday, giving users the ability to test AT&T's forthcoming NumberSync technology for receiving phone calls across devices.

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Happy Hour Podcast 039 | Getting to know the new...

This week, we’re talking about the new Apple TV and everything you need to know about it. We’ve been using It for a little while now and have a lot to discuss. Big thanks to Audible and Bushel for sponsoring this week’s episode. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed.Thanks to, get your free 30 day trial at and thanks Bushel, to find out what awesome cloud-based mobile device management can do for you, check out

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NewsON app brings you local TV... if you happen to...

This morning brought news of a new news app... 

NewsON is designed to give iOS users live and on-demand local newscasts and news clips. The free app launched today and is a joint venture of six of the largest TV station groups in the US -- ABC Owned Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Media General, Hubbard Broadcasting and Raycom Media. 

The idea of the app is that it can identify where you are and bring up your local TV station feed; both real-time and in archived clips. There's also an interactive map of the US showing all of the stations that are broadcasting, currently 118 in 90 markets that cover about 75% of the country. 

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Apple releases iOS 9.2 beta 2 with AT&T...

Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 9.2 to users running the iOS public beta. The pre-release software was pushed out to developers yesterday alongside new versions of OS X, Xcode, and tvOS.

In this new beta, users will find the ability to take advantage of AT&T’s NumberSync offering, which allows other devices such as a Mac or iPad to make and receive phone calls using a customer’s iPhone number without actually being connected to the phone.

The new beta is available from the Software Update section of the...

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Turn Live Photos into GIFs for Wider Sharing

The new Live Photos feature in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus transforms pictures into mini-videos, but these creations can be shared only with other iOS and Mac users (and not even always then). Turning Live Photos into animated GIFs allows for a wider audience.


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Jimmy Wales: Apple should stop selling iPhones in UK...

"Jimmy Wales September 2015" by cellanr - . Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Commons

Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales can be rather outspoken at times when it comes to the subject of personal privacy, and his latest public statement is classic. Wales tweeted his distaste for the Investigatory Powers Bill introduced in Parliament today, which would completely ban the type of end-to-end encryption that Apple builds into the iPhone, iMessage, and FaceTime. The Independent reported on Wales' tweet (embedded below).

The bill would basically require all technology and Internet companies to give the UK government any data...

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Marc Newson believes the Apple Watch will be an...

Marc Newson, a close friend to Jony Ive and famed designer himself, spoke recently to the Australian Financial Review about the reaction to the Apple Watch so far.

“As far as I’m aware, it’s been enormously successful however you gauge it. The point is, it’s the beginning of something. I think people, consumers or analysts, whoever, are so impatient. Everyone wants immediate, instant recognition, instant understanding,” he said.

Apple hasn’t disclosed Apple Watch sales to date, Tim Cook citing competitive reasons, but analysts ball parked numbers around 3.95 million last quarter. Newson suggests Apple Watch will reach iPhone levels within five...

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Audio-Technica ATH-M50x...

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Audio-Technica’s best selling ATH-M50x headphones in black: $119 shipped (Orig. $170), more...

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Security firm FireEye reports updated XcodeGhost...

The XcodeGhost thing may have reared its ugly head again, this time in a different form.

Security firm FireEye stated via a blog post that a variant of the XcodeGhost code, which has been known to inject malware into genuine apps, is still out there. The firm stated that it has identified a more advanced version of the compromised app development tool, XcodeGhost S, which has been designed to infect iOS 9 apps and allow compromised apps to escape detection by Apple.

The company offered the following statement:

XcodeGhost is planted in different versions of Xcode, including Xcode 7 (released for iOS 9...

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User data plundering by Android and iOS apps is as...

Enlarge / A sampling of third-party data sharing by Android apps. Images for iOS apps looked similar. (credit: Technology Science)

Apps in both Google Play and the Apple App Store frequently send users' highly personal information to third parties, often with little or no notice, according to recently published research that studied 110 apps.

The researchers analyzed 55 of the most popular apps from each market and found that a significant percentage of them regularly provided Google, Apple, and other third parties with user e-mail addresses, names, and physical locations. On average, Android...

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Rumor: iPhone 7 to feature 3 GB of RAM, A10 processor

Now that you’ve gotten used to your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, why not begin talking about the iPhone 7?

Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has stated that the next-gen iPhone 7 will be boosted to 3 gigabytes of RAM as well as an A10 processor.

Kuo’s latest details from Apple suppliers were published in a research note Tuesday evening. In it, he revealed that while the 4.7-inch “iPhone 7” is expected to have the same 2 gigabytes of RAM as the iPhone 6s, the larger “iPhone 7 Plus” will add another gigabyte for even greater performance.

The iPhone 6 Plus presently features 1GB of RAM, while the iPhone 6s Plus doubles that to 2GB, but Apple is expected to add...

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DAR Software's Docs & Works makes iOS...

There are a lot of apps in the Business category of the App Store that claim to be perfect for filling out and signing documents on the iPhone and iPad, and many of them seem to lack certain capabilities so you end up having multiple apps to do one job. A new app from DAR Software called Docs & Works (US$9.99, but available today for just $5.99) seems to have all bases covered as a single powerful way to scan, fill, and sign documents.

Docs & Works has one tool that I just love, and that's support for multiple handwritten signatures that can be saved for future use and synchronized via iCloud. The app can also automatically insert a signing date in a document, a handy feature when filling out a lot of forms in a short period of time.

Check out these screenshots of Docs & Works in action. Use the forward and back arrow to move through the gallery.


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How Apple Is Preventing the Apple TV From Becoming a...

An anonymous reader writes: Apple's new set top box is on sale now, and has launched with several high profile games in the new tvOS App Store, including Guitar Hero Live and PS4 hit Transistor. However, as one writer points out, the Apple TV is still not an adequate console replacement, and it's not because of the graphics. Instead, several software issues and restrictions issued by Apple itself prevent developers from creating blockbuster exclusives for the platform, including the requirement that all games be playable using the bundled remote, lack of support for four players, and the 200MB initial app download limit. If these remain in place, can the Apple TV become a viable games platform, where the Ouya and PlayStation TV have failed before?


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Microsoft opens sign-ups for testing Cortana...

Microsoft is now accepting public beta sign-ups for the iOS version of Cortana, which will bring a limited amount of the Windows assistant's features to iPhones.

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Tony Fadell discussed what an Apple car would look...

Tony Fadell, often called the “father of the iPod” and now CEO of Alphabet’s Nest, is on Bloomberg TV today to discuss his time at Apple, the future of mobility and his current effort in the connected home industry. During the interview, Fadell revealed that back in 2008, he had discussions with then Apple CEO Steve Jobs about what an ‘Apple car’ would look like and how the company could approach such a project…At the time, Fadell says the company had little time and resources to allocate to the project, but the discussion is now more relevant than ever with the growing...

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Why is Siri limited to 8 countries on Apple TV?...

While Siri voice search is a core feature of the new Apple TV, right now it’s limited to only eight countries: UK, US, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Japan. In other regions, the Siri Remote is simply called the Apple TV Remote (not to be confused with the old Apple TV Remote) and pressing the mic button just opens the Search app.

This is despite the fact Siri on iPhone is actually available in 30 countries, so it wasn’t clear why Apple had pinpointed only a subset of those. It turns out, according to a chat with Apple by MacPrime, that there are some clever optimizations Apple makes with Apple TV Siri to improve speech recognition.


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IBM CEO, Netflix CEO, Carl Icahn & more discuss...

While Apple didn’t have an official presence at the New York Times DealBook Conference yesterday (not counting former US Vice President Al Gore who sits on Apple’s board), the Cupertino company still got plenty of airtime on stage. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty explained her company’s relationship with Apple and how their partnership is beneficial for changing how iPhones and iPads are used, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings addressed Amazon’s recent move to block Apple TVs and Google Chromecasts from its store, and activist investor Carl Icahn shares how he discovered Apple, which he calls “the greatest company in the world.” Check out each video appearance below from yesterday’s conference to see what they had to say:

Discussing Apple’s...

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Apple Watch raises awareness of wearables as Pebble...

Rather than hurting sales of the Pebble smartwatch, the debut of the Apple Watch has actually helped the company, its CEO has revealed, thanks to increased consumer awareness of wearable devices.

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Apple to (no surprise) start mass producing the...

Apple will start mass producing its iPhone 7 in the third quarter of 2016 (no surprise), reports Tech News citing Kuo Ming-Chi, an analyst at Taipei-based KGI Securities. Kuo has accurately predicted details of Apple's product launches before.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (TSMC) may become the exclusive supplier for iPhone 7's A10 processors, adds Tech News (as noted by, a global investment newswire). Apple is likely to use TSMC as the sole supplier for its new smartphone's processors after iPhone 6s buyers complained the Samsung-made A9 processor consumes more energy than the version produced by TSMC, the article adds.

Pegatron, which takes nearly 40 percent of iPhone 6 assembly orders, said its demand for workers fell from the July-to-September level, raising concerns of slowing iPhone 6 sales. Tech News says Hon Hai has a "high chance" to become the sole assembler of the...

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Apple and sapphire supplier will finally bury their...

Even the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus don't have sapphire screens. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

After months of fighting, the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple and onetime sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies have reached an agreement that could dig GT out from under the $439 million debt it still owes to Apple.

Under the terms of the deal, which still needs to be approved by a bankruptcy judge, GT will auction off at least 1,400 of the 2,000 sapphire-making furnaces it bought in anticipation of supplying sapphire glass for Apple's products. The two companies will split the proceeds, and Apple will dispose of any equipment that remains and forgive any remaining debt.

The GT Advanced Technologies saga has been playing out since late 2013, when it...

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A modified version of XcodeGhost remains a threat as...

Security firm FireEye said in a blog post that XcodeGhost – a fake version of Xcode that injected malware into genuine apps – remains a threat. FireEye has identified a more advanced version of the compromised app development tool, XcodeGhost S, which has been designed to infect iOS 9 apps and allow compromised apps to escape detection by Apple.

XcodeGhost is planted in different versions of Xcode, including Xcode 7 (released for iOS 9 development). In the latest version, which we call XcodeGhost S, features have been added to infect iOS 9 and bypass static detection....

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Apple’s legal battle with Core Wireless moving to...

After winning a patent infringement case against a company called Core Wireless Licensing earlier this year, Apple being sued again by the non-practicing entity over certain wireless communications IP. However, “in what could be an important victory, however, the Cupertino, Calif., company was recently granted a motion to transfer proceedings to its home state,” notes

In March a Texas jury ruled that Apple didn't five wireless patents formerly held by Nokia that were sold to Canadian patent licensing firm Conversant. Core Wireless, Conversant's subsidiary, sued Apple in 2012 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, seeking a global patent licensing deal with Apple over its iPhone and iPad. The five patents in were part of 2,000 that were once owned by Nokia. Conversant obtained the patents after acquiring Core Wireless in 2011. 

Well, the company didn't...

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I’m not holding my breath for an ‘iPhone mini’

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting a 4-inch Apple smartphone will be unveiled in 2015. However, I’m dubious we’ll see an “iPhone mini,” “iPhone nano,” or “iPhone shuffle.”

The well-regarded analyst thinks demand is still present for a smaller Apple handset. He expects a 4-inch iPhone with a metal casing wrapped around the usual assortment of sensors, circuits and processors. As with past low-end offerings, Apple will likely include an A9 SoC, which will be a last-generation component when the handset debuts, Kuo says. 

Even if Apple were to introduce a low-cost iPhone the IDC research group ( believes the price will struggle to compete with Android devices that are focused on portfolios aimed at price points of $200 and less. 

"Since Apple finally delivered a larger...

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Steve Jobs considered an 'Apple Car' in...

The idea of a so-called 'Apple Car' has been gestating within the company for some time, as former iPod chief and Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed that Steve Jobs toyed with the idea back in 2008.

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Google scraps plan for flagship retail store in New...

Ron Amadeo, writing for Ars Technica:

According to a report from Crain’s New York Business, Google has scrapped plans for a flagship retail store in New York City.

Interesting logic behind the plan change.

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This is greatness: Graphic novel with dialog...

This is an astonishing effort.

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Review: Cold Open for iOS makes it easy to track...

These days, there are so many good TV shows on that it’s difficult to pick just one or two favorites, and on-demand streaming makes it even easier to watch your favorite shows on your own schedule, so it’s no surprise that some people have a hard time keeping track of which shows they’re behind on.

For many, the solution has come in the form of apps that take all of the work out of remembering when your favorite shows air and help you track which episodes you’ve seen or missed. Sometimes, however, these apps can be as complicated as the TV schedule you’re trying to track.

Today, a new app in that category called Cold Open has launched. It was created by a team of developers and designers known in the iOS and jailbreaking...

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Death Star waffle maker

Come to the dark side. We have waffles!

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National Geographic Society sets biggest layoff in...
Want to see how Microsoft’s Cortana compares to Siri...

If you’re curious to see how Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana compares to Siri, you may be able to take it for a test-drive. Microsoft says that it has completed internal testing of Cortana for iOS and is now seeking beta testers.

Cortana is with you on your Windows 10 PC, tablet, and phone—helping you whenever and wherever you need it. But we also know that there’s a choice of mobile devices out there, so we want help from our Windows Insiders to make sure she’s a great personal assistant on iOS too. We’re looking for a limited number of people to get their hands on an early version of the […] Cortana for iOS beta … 


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∞ Two mysteriously magical things from the Apple TV...

My Apple TV install was a home run for me. Here’s why.

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This graphic novel may actually motivate you to read...

For all I know, Apple may own my house. Like every other person on the planet, when faced with pages and pages of terms & conditions, I just click Accept and get on with my day.

But American artist Robert Sikoryak thinks he may have found a way to persuade us to read the iTunes terms and conditions: he’s turning them into a graphic novel, aka a lengthy comic. The Tumblr was spotted by ...

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Wikipedia founder says Apple should stop selling...

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has tweeted that Apple should stop selling iPhones in the UK if the British government succeeds in passing a “stupid” new law completely banning end-to-end encryption. The tweet was reported by the Independent.

I would like to see Apple refuse to sell iPhone in UK if gov't bans end-to-end encryption. Does Parliament dare be that stupid?

Jimmy Wales (@jimmy_wales)...

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Apple core designer Marc Newson on the Apple Watch

Apple Watch designer Marc Newson weighs in on the Apple Watch.

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The Illustrated iTunes License Agreement

If you’ve never read the terms and conditions that accompany your iTunes purchases, here’s your chance, as illustrated by artist R. Sikoryak.


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Mobile Malware's Growth Slows, Nastiness Grows

The good news about mobile malware in 2015 is that growth has slowed down. The bad news is that the malware entering the market is more virulent than ever. While there hasn't been a sharp rise in the volume of mobile malware this year, the increasingly malicious nature of the types of malware and attacks is alarming, Blue Coat Systems said last week in its 2015 Mobile Malware Report. "Ransomware is getting more evil, more robust, similar to the evolution it followed on the desktop," said Chris Larsen, a senior malware researcher at Blue Coat.

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Apple intros trade-in program, Gazelle’s value...

Remember Gazelle? Gazelle was one of the major used iPhone buyback services. Every time Apple released a new phone, Gazelle was there, buying folks’ previous generation phones, giving them cash to pay for the newest shiny.

Enter Apple. Wow!!!

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iOS 9 adoption continues to outpace iOS 8, as it...

iOS 9 continues to outstrip all previous versions of iOS in terms of pace of adoption. Apple has updated its developer site to show that 66% of all iOS devices are now running iOS 9, up from 61% less than a fortnight ago.

For comparison, iOS 8 had only hit 60% by the end of November last year, took until late December to get to 64% and January...

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from October 2015

October's Mac games

Looking for huge new Mac games, intriguing bite-sized indies, and everything in between? We’ve got you covered with our look at the top titles released during the month of October. Minecraft: Story Mode leads the pack, with the episodic series delivering the first official story content in the block-centric phenomenon, while Alien: Isolation – The Collection brings the raved-about movie game to Mac with all the add-on content bundled in. 

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Tuesday November 3

Apple cuts a deal with failed sapphire screen...

Apple and GT Advanced Technologies Inc. agreed to part ways back in 2014, after the latter filed for bankruptcy. Now the two have reached a deal that will eradicate GT's $439 million loan from Cupertino, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apple...

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Apple's iOS 9 now installed on two out of three...

Apple on Tuesday revealed 66 percent of compatible devices are now running iOS 9 thanks to a spike in adoption following last week's update, which brought new emoji support, Live Photos tweaks and bug fixes.

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PuzzlePhone wants you to fund its modular smartphone

If you're enamored with modular smartphones but aren't convinced that Project Ara will pan out, you can now pour your money into an alternative. PuzzlePhone has launched a crowdfunding campaign to get its namesake upgradable handset into your hands...

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KGI: Apple releasing a new 4-inch iPhone early next...

Generally reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has today shared an investment note in which he breaks down what Apple will do in terms of its smartphones come 2016. In the note, Kuo claims that Apple is still working on a refreshed 4-inch iPhone model…

Kuo says that the 4-inch iPhone “resembles an upgraded iPhone 5s” and features an A9 processor. The design of the device is somewhat unclear from Kuo’s report, but he hints that it will feature a metal casing as opposed to the plastic design featured on the iPhone 5c.

Furthermore, Kuo anticipates that Apple’s 4-inch iPhone will not feature 3D Touch in an effort on the company’s part to clearly differentiate it from the...

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Apple's 'iPhone 7 Plus' expected to...

Apple's next-generation plus-sized iPhone model will feature even more RAM, reaching 3 gigabytes in total embedded into a next-generation "A10" processor, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple to launch new metal 4-inch iPhone with A9 CPU...

Next year could mark Apple's return to the popular 4-inch iPhone form factor, as one well-connected insider believes the company is preparing to mass produce an iPhone 5s upgrade boasting a powerful A9 system-on-chip, metal casing and next-generation software.

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Apple wins motion to transfer second Core Wireless...

After winning a patent infringement case leveled by Core Wireless Licensing earlier this year, Apple is once again being sued by the non-practicing entity over certain wireless communications IP. In what could be an important victory, however, the Cupertino, Calif., company was recently granted a motion to transfer proceedings to its home state.

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MPAA filed lawsuits in Canada and NZ to shut down...

The MPAA can and will hunt pirates down wherever they are, it seems. According to TorrentFreak, the association sued three developers in Canada earlier in October, accusing them of "various copyright infringing acts." Since then, it...

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Sundance and Jaunt are looking for VR filmmaking...

Sundance Film Institute has announced a six-month residency aimed at helping budding virtual reality filmmakers turn their ideas into dynamic projects. To make this a reality, the institute has teamed up with VR firm Jaunt, most likely because of t...

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GT Advanced reaches new agreement w/ Apple to pay...

More than a year ago, Apple’s sapphire supplier GT Advanced Tech announced that it was filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, with the company parting ways with Apple as part of the restructuring. Despite the parting being amicable, GT still was in debt $439 million. Today, however, The Wall Street Journal reports that GT and Apple have come to an agreement on how to pay off that debt.

According to documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, GT Advanced Tech will auction off the sapphire...

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Uber carpooling experiment helps you commute between...

Ridesharing services already have carpooling services that let you share a ride with strangers, but they're designed for typical commuting distances, not the city-to-city jaunts that can define commutes in places like the San Francisco Bay Area. T...

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Apple and failed sapphire supplier GT Advanced reach...

After a high-profile supply chain failure last year, Apple and would-be sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies have reached an agreement that will settle the bankrupt company's $439 million in outstanding debt.

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Fallout’s new C.H.A.T. app allows users to...

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of Fallout 4 on November 10th, Bethesda, the company behind the game, has released a new app called Fallout C.H.A.T. While it’s not an actual messaging app, or even an actual keyboard, it’s a neat way for fans of the popular Fallout series to communicate with one another.

C.H.A.T. stands for Communications Hub and Transmitter and the app itself consists of 60 different emoji characters and animated GIFs featuring the Vault Boy character. Users of the app can build their message within C.H.A.T., then export it to the communication app of their choosing as an image. In addition to choosing emoji and GIFs to send, users can also add text via a...

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AWT News Update: November 3, 2015

It's a quiet news day, but we have some stories that you will like... or favorite. 

  • A team claims a $1 million bounty for finding a remote jailbreak method for iOS 9.1 and 9.2 beta
  • 54 more US banks and credit unions are added to the big list of Apple Pay supporters
  • Twitter gets weird
  • A survey shows that most Apple Watch users now have at least two bands, and that people do not want to be parted from their Watch...ever

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Google finds serious flaws in Android code Samsung...

Google's bug hunt to identify software flaws in Android has revealed 11 exploitable flaws in Samsung's software included on its high end Galaxy S6 Edge flagship, including "a substantial number of high-severity issues," within just a week of looking.

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Notable apps and app updates for November 3, 2015

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 for iOS, tvOS, and Mac OS X:

iOS Apps/Updates

Ilium Software has announced eWallet 8.2. The $9.99 wallet app has been completely updated to support the new mulitasking features in iOS 9 on the iPad and upcoming iPad Pro. eWallet now takes advantage of the Slide Over and Split View multitasking features so that the eWallet screen can now be shared with Safari, Mail, Photos, or any other app that supports these new features.

Striding Bird Productions has floated out Balloon Kingdom 1.0.1, a $2.99 children’s interactive storybook. This original story tells the tale of Casper as he explores the world of...

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iOS 9.2 beta 2 brings AT&T Wi-Fi calling to the...

Apple has built support for AT&T’s NumberSync technology into iOS 9.2 beta 2, which was released to developers earlier today. Currently Apple’s Continuity feature allows users to use their Mac, iPad, or iPod touch to make phone calls as long as the computer (or other iOS device) is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their iPhone.

The software upgrade will allow users to enable Wi-Fi calling on all of those devices and make and receive calls without the need to be on the same network, or even in the same area.

Below you’ll find steps to setup and start using the feature now.


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Team claims $1 million bounty for remotely...

An anonymous team has claimed a $1 million bounty for zero-day exploits in iOS 9.1 and the 9.2 beta, potentially allowing someone to jailbreak an Apple device over the Internet.

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Apple TV App Store gets Top Charts section of...

The new Apple TV App Store is becoming more similar to the iOS App Store by the minute.

On Tuesday, several Apple TV users spotted that the new tvOS App Store now has a dedicated Top Charts section. Similar to the iOS App Store, the tvOS Top Charts includes top free apps, top paid apps, and top grossing apps. 

When the fourth-generation Apple TV shipped last week with the all-new tvOS, it did not include a Top Charts section, presumably because Apple did not have enough user data to populate the charts. 

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Is Apple TV a Worthy Upgrade? Sort Of

For Apple TV fans, the new Apple TV is the long-awaited upgrade we've been pining for, and while it's a welcome addition to my living room, I'm only half as impressed as I thought I would be. After spending some quality time -- and some not-so-quality time -- I'll share my experience, which, it turns out, all comes down to this: The new Apple TV is an excellent set-top box, and it provides a foundation for the app-centric living room TV experience of the future... but damn, Apple, you spent how many years not getting this thing polished?

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Steve Jobs promoted opportunities for women at Apple...

A panel involving several women who worked at Apple and NeXT in the early days of personal computing recently discussed Steve Jobs' relentless drive to build new products, particularly noting how treated women as equally capable to achieve greatness.

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Review: ClearTouch screen protector adds reachable...

While iOS and Android have for the most part caught up to one another from a software feature perspective, lack of a handy back button is still one of the biggest sources of embarrassment for iOS devices. BoxWave’s new glass “ClearTouch SmartButtons” screen protector has built-in buttons that aim to solve some of the back button issue on iPhones, so I took it for a test drive…

Android has long had a system-wide physical or software “back” button, conveniently located in an easy-to-reach bottom corner that takes the user back to the last used screen. Apple, however, has a back button in the upper left corner that only works within apps and not system wide....

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The million dollar iOS hack (isn’t)


Reports emerged yesterday that a security exploit broker paid $1,000,000 for a browser-based iOS 9 attack, setting a record for buying and selling a computer exploit, at least in public. Security firm Zerodium announced the news via its Twitter feed, and stated that the exploit is an “untethered jailbreak” that works on all the latest versions of iOS.

As is typical with Apple security stories these days, you shouldn’t be overly concerned, but it should raise a few hairs on the back of your neck.

As always, Mogull writes clearly and non-technically about these issues. With his background in security, he offers up many details in this post that will have many of you shaking your head.


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Tweetbot on the Apple Watch; United Airlines Watch...

A couple of app updates today brought a surprise and an update to a useful travel app. 

First, Tweetbot for iPhone was updated to version 4.1, bringing Apple Watch support. Users can now view activity on their timeline and send tweets from the Watch. 

The United Airlines app now has some fun new features in the form of Watch complications allowing users to add travel details to the Watch face. The gate where your flight will be leaving from and your flight status can be viewed with a glance at the Watch. 

Every day it seems like something new, fun and useful arrives on my Watch. It's fun to see it turning from an interesting toy to a very powerful tool!

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Time Warner Cable to trial TV packages for Internet-...

Time Warner Cable is preparing to trial a service that will eventually allow access to its TV packages while only having Internet with the company, the company revealed on Tuesday.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Filter your way to better...

Filter your way to better photos with Design 360

In this week’s Mac app news: The ever-so-sassy Carrot Weather gets an update, Configurator 2 makes managing multiple iOS devices easy, and much more.

ApolloOne 1.0.0

Anogeissus’s $4 ApolloOne is an image viewer designed with efficiency and speed in mind.

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Samson Meteorite: The little USB mic that could

Samson Meteorite. Photo ©2015 Steven Sande

For podcasters, it's all about the microphone. That's why we always go with big honkin' USB mics with shock mounts, multiple pickups, and the works. Me? I use a studio-grade Blue Mic Spark Digital ($199.99 at Amazon, affiliate link) that I love -- it does the best job of picking up my voice and making it sound great. But I'm always on the lookout for a good spare mic, something I can tuck away in a bag or drawer in case something happens to my big microphone. The Samson Meteorite ($39.99 at Amazon, affiliate link) is a tiny, ball-like condenser mic that might just fit the bill as a spare... or for your main microphone.


My first impression when I saw the Meteorite was that it looked like a tiny version of the Blue Mic Snowball. The...

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Apple issues second betas of iOS 9.2, OS X 10.11.2...

Testing of both iOS 9.2 and OS X 10.11.2 continues, with the second pre-release builds of both platforms issued to registered developers on Tuesday.

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Tweetbot 4.1 for iOS brings the popular Twitter app...

Tapbots is out with Tweetbot 4.1 for iOS, bringing Tweetbot to the Apple Watch for the first time. The update follows the massive Tweetbot 4.0 launch at the start of October which included a redesigned iPad version plus iOS 9-specific features and more.  The new Tweetbot 4.1’s Apple Watch app is made for watchOS 2 and lets users compose new tweets, view recent activity, respond to mentions, and view profiles. Tweetbot for Apple Watch also enhances the way notifications look with a richer, custom appearance.


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First developer beta of tvOS 9.1 for Apple TV now...

Apple on Tuesday issued the very first beta for tvOS 9.1, its new Apple TV operating system, to developers for testing, less than a week after the next-generation set-top box became publicly available.

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Apple releases first tvOS 9.1 beta for new Apple TV

Just a few days after the retail launch of the fourth-generation Apple TV set-top-box, Apple has seeded the first beta of the device’s first software update to developers. The new version, labeled tvOS 9.1, is available for download via the developer center, much like iOS and OS X betas have been seeded. The release notes for tvOS 9.1 indicate improvements coming to WiFi network compatibility, in-app-purchases for App Store apps, and improved scrolling. This update needs to be downloaded to a computer and then installed to the set-top-box via a USB Type-C cable. Apple today also seeded the second betas of iOS 9.2 and OS X 10.11.2 to developers.


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Apple releases iOS 9.2 beta 2, second OS X 10.11.2...

Apple today released the second iOS 9.2 beta for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to registered developers. iOS 9.2 beta 2 follows the initial iOS 9.2 beta release just one week ago. The update is available over-the-air through the Settings app for developers already testing the release. The prior release contained few changes including extension support on Safari View Controller. The release notes only highlight bug fixes and improvements.

iOS 9.2 beta 2 continues to improve Safari View Controller, which lets you open web pages inside other apps using full-blown Safari. The second beta...

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Bravery medal for girl, 5, who saved mom, brother in...


A five-year-old girl’s bravery in saving her mother and baby brother following a car crash last summer was recognized in a ceremony at Edmonton police headquarters Monday.

The SUV careened down a 12-metre embankment, slammed into a tree and came to rest on its roof. The Royal Canadian Humane Association described how Lexis awoke to her 10-week-old brother’s cries.

After unsuccessfully trying to wake her mother, she took things into her own hands.

What an amazing little girl.

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Gadget Ogling: Titanic Tablets, Eminent Earphones,...

Samsung certainly is testing the boundaries of what a tablet can be with its latest device, the Galaxy View. The Galaxy View houses an octa-core, 1.6-GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, and either 32 GB or 64 GB of storage, which is expandable through a microSD slot. Owners may expand the functionality with a nano-SIM card for on-the-go connectivity, and Samsung also promises up to 8 hours of video playback on a single battery charge. That all sounds well and good, but consider the following: This Android device is an absolute monster.

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It's a wallet, it's a battery pack, it...

Here's a quick note for today. In between emails for NaNoWriMo specials on Scrivener and a press release for a new FDA-cleared lubricant that enhances fertility (yes, that has sooo much to do with Apple...), I saw something that caught my attention. The folks at Nomad are introducing a bifold men's wallet that has a 2400 mAh battery pack and MFi certified Lightning cable built into it. The Wallet for iPhone is available for pre-order now for $79.99 and will retail for $99.99 when it comes out on November 16. 

That's enough to recharge an iPhone 6s one time, so in a pinch you just grab your wallet, plug it into the iPhone, and you're back in business. Wallets are always an appropriate and useful holiday gift, and the Wallet for iPhone is doubly useful. It'll be available through Nomad's website, Amazon, and in...

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Plex on the new Apple TV


There truly isn’t any other platform we’ve wanted to be on for as long as we have the Apple TV. Today’s the day, and we’re celebrating. The app is free in the app store for everyone, and requires the latest media server.

The instant the fourth generation Apple TV was announced with an app store, we here at Plex pumped our fists in the air with excitement, as we raced to download the new Xcode and read the developer documentation.

I used Plex in its original iteration but not since. It’s come a long way and many readers will swear by the software and be very excited by this Apple TV version.

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Review: Bowers & Wilkins’ Zeppelin Wireless...

I don’t envy any vendor of legitimately premium audio accessories made for Apple’s devices. After established audio companies including Bose, Klipsch, and Bowers & Wilkins demonstrated that Apple device owners were willing to pay $300, then $400, then $600 for all-in-one speaker systems with increasingly better sound quality, Beats by Dre materialized, hooking people on expensive, stylish, and sonically underwhelming alternatives. Between Beats and the Bluetooth revolution, it seems clear that the speaker market is all about flash and convenience rather than audio quality… right?

Of course not. There have always been low-end, mid-range, high-end, and ultra-premium audio options; Beats has succeeded at capturing (a lot of) low- to mid-priced customers. By comparison, the respected British speaker maker Bowers & Wilkins focuses on the upper end of the scale. It literally established the high-end Apple speaker category with its original...

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Microsoft makes across-the-board downgrades to...

Microsoft is making sweeping downgrades to its OneDrive cloud storage services, most notably eliminating unlimited tiers for subscribers to Office 365.

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Apple Watch survey finds most customers plan to buy...

Pad & Quill’s Classic Band (review), an attractive third-party Apple Watch band

Since the Apple Watch debuted earlier this year, Wristly has been tracking interesting user data around customer activity, satisfaction, and much more. The latest survey taken focuses primarily on Apple Watch bands by asking volunteer participants which band came with their Apple Watch at purchase, if they’ve already bought additional bands or plan to buy more, and even a question about the new Apple TV…


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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Pebble Time $150, TP-LINK...

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Pebble Time Smartwatch for iOS and Android (multiple colors): $150 shipped (Reg. $200)

This 802.11n pocket wireless router from TP-LINK is a must-have for avid travelers:...

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Inateck 2.5-inch HDD enclosure with USB-C

Yesterday I reviewed a USB-C to USB adapter that's perfect for the 12-inch MacBook. Today I'm taking a look at something else that is a great accompaniment to the little MacBook -- the Inateck FE2008C 2.5-inch Portable HDD Enclosure with USB-C (US$24.99 through Amazon - affiliate link). 

What Inateck has done is to create a tiny, tool-free hard disk enclosure that works with any standard 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD. Want a speedy backup drive for your MacBook? Grab a 1TB, 7200 RPM HD for about $75, slap it into the enclosure, plug it into your MacBook and use Disk Utility to prep it for use. 

The cool thing about this enclosure is that it's extremely easy to swap out drives. You could theoretically also have a 2.5-inch SATA SSD hanging around that you want to use for saving video content; just dismount and unplug the HDD, slide open the enclosure, pull out the HDD and push in the SSD. ...

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