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Thursday June 29

07:21
There’s now an Apple Pay smart debit card for kids

Greenlight is a special debit card and service that allows families to monitor and control how and where kids can spend money. Starting today, Greenlight’s smart debit card for kids will work with Apple Pay as well.

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07:20
'Tonight there's gonna be a jailbreak:...




It was 2007, and I really wanted a first-generation iPhone, but I did not have a lot of money. I did, however, have the technical knowhow necessary to save a few bucks.

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07:11
Apple adds to its hand based gesture patents

Patently Apple:

Last week Patently Apple posted a report titled “Apple invents a 3D Depth Mapping Camera for Hand Gesturing Interfaces for Future Macs & Smartglasses.” It’s a recurring theme (one, two and three) from Apple’s PrimeSense team from Israel. Today another such patent filing has surfaced titled “Gesture based User Interface,” based on hand gestures.

There’s more detail in the post and, of course, in the patents themselves. But in a nutshell, 3D mapping cameras and a host of hand gestures are likely in Apple’s future, along with tracking software for your Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Glasses.

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07:06
Tumblr’s unclear future

Brian Feldman, New York Magazine:

The future of Tumblr is still an open question. The site is enormously popular among the coveted youth crowd — that’s partly why then-CEO Marissa Mayer paid $1 billion for the property in 2013 — but despite a user base near the size of Instagram’s, Tumblr never quite figured out how to make money at the level Facebook has led managers and shareholders to expect.

And:

For a long time, its founder and CEO David Karp was publicly against the idea of inserting ads into users’ timelines. (Other experiments in monetization, like premium options, never caught on: It’s tough to generate revenue when your most active user base is too young to have a steady income.) Even once the timeline became open to advertising, it was tough to find clients willing to brave the sometimes-porny waters of the Tumblr Dashboard.

And:

It is rare, but not at all unprecedented, for a site to reach Tumblr’s size, prominence, and level of...

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07:04
Poll: What was the first iPhone you ever bought, and...

There have been 15 different iPhones, from the first one that went on sale on this day back in 2007 to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus last year.

Between 2010 and 2015, Apple followed a consistent ‘tick-tock’ pattern: a new design one year, and new internals plus additional features the following year. For example, the iPhone 4 – a radical new design at the time – was released in 2010, while the following year saw the iPhone 4s. The 4s offered some worthwhile hardware upgrades (including an 8MP camera capable of 1080p video) along with Siri …

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07:04
Greenlight smart debit card for kids now integrates...

Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc.,  has announced that the Greenlight smart debit card for kids now works internationally, and also integrates with Apple Pay. 

Effective immediately, Greenlight's smart debit card for kids can be used internationally in over 120 countries. With summer approaching, kids traveling abroad for vacation or to study can use their Greenlight debit cards instead of carrying cash.

In addition to its expanded international capabilities, Greenlight's smart debit card for kids now integrates with Apple Pay. As a result, kids don't need to have the physical Greenlight card in order to make a purchase; they just need their iPhones. 

Apple Pay is currently available in 15 countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and USA. 

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07:00
The iPhone Turns 10

"Every once in awhile a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything," said co-founder and former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, as he kickstarted the iPhone keynote. Ten years ago, thousands of people around the world listened to him in a mock turtleneck talk about a phone. They liked it so much that they decided to wait outside Apple stores for hours on end to buy one. Little did anyone know the phone -- called the iPhone -- would go on to revolutionize, in the truest sense of the word, the smartphone industry as we know it. From an Economist article: No product in recent history has changed people's lives more. Without the iPhone, ride-hailing, photo-sharing, instant messaging and other essentials of modern life would be less widespread. Shorn of cumulative sales of 1.2bn devices and revenues of $1trn, Apple would not hold the crown of the world's largest listed company. Thousands of software developers would be poorer, too: the apps they have written for the smartphone make...

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06:55
Apple shares pictures from inside of new Taiwan...




Apple has shared the first pictures from the interior of the Taipei 101 Apple Retail store, showing it to adhere closely to the company's new vision for retail.

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06:55
Setapp At 5 Months: 10,000 Users and Better App...

MacPaw’s Setapp subscription service, which provides access to 77 Mac apps for $9.99 per month, has gained an AI-based recommendation engine. Adam Engst took the opportunity to check in on how Setapp is doing, both overall and for participating developers.

 

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06:36
Amazon Prime Day returns with longer sales and even...

What started as a one-time event for Amazon’s 20th anniversary is now an annual tradition. Amazon just announced that Prime Day is back for its third trip around the Internet.

The deals begin at 6 PM Pacific / 9 PM Eastern on Monday, July 10, 2017 and last for thirty hours until 2:59 AM EST on Wednesday, July 12. On the west coast, the end time is 11:59 PM Pacific on Tuesday, July 11.

Amazon is promising more than 100,000 deals across the company’s U.S. and international sites for Prime members. The retailer says there will be new deals almost every five minutes during the sales period.

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06:14
Apple granted another patent for a gesture-based...

Apple has been granted another patent (number 20170185161) for a “gesture-based user interface” that hints at gesture controls for Macs, Apple TVs and home appliances. The interface interface includes a movement monitor configured to monitor a user's hand and to provide a signal based on movements of the hand. 

A processor is configured to provide at least one interface state in which a cursor is confined to movement within a single dimension region responsive to the signal from the movement monitor, and to actuate different commands responsive to the signal from the movement monitor and the location of the cursor in the single dimension region.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that systems based on identifying hand gestures allow a wide range of inputs and can be used, for example, for text entry and for three dimensional control of animation in real time, such as in a virtual reality program running on a computer.

Apple says that hand gestures may also be...

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06:05
Apple celebrates first graduating class of the...

Apple VP Lisa Jackson has tweeted a photo of the first graduating class from the Apple Developer Academy in Naples …

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05:26
Technology in Apple's first iPhone made it the...




Everybody else has talked about the amazing touchscreen, or ground-breaking telephony, or even the flexibility of the internet with you at all times. But, there were practical reasons beyond just tech fetishism to get an iPhone in the early days, though.

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05:20
French President Emmanuel Macron carefully includes...

Video footage (below) shows French President Emmanuel Macron carefully positioning two iPhones on his desk for inclusion in his official portrait photo. They can be seen in the bottom-left corner of the photo …

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05:15
With iPhone, Apple showed AT&T and Verizon who’s...

Enlarge / A poster announces the arrival of Apple's iPhone at the AT&T store in Orem, Utah, Monday, June 18, 2007. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg)

Ten years ago today—on June 29, 2007—many waited (in line or online) for the first iPhone's formal release. Apple's now-signature product has made a lasting mark not only on our communications, but on many unexpected walks of life. This week as the iPhone turns 10, we're examining its impact and revisiting the device that changed it all.

The first iPhone changed the technology industry in a lot of ways, mostly because it was a great device that lots of people wanted to use. But looking back at the device's first decade, one of the most...

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05:15
Next-gen iPhone rumored to include faster 10W...

This could be nifty.

On Wednesday, Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis stated in a research note said the so-called “iPhone 8” will come bundled with a 10W power adapter with a USB-C connector and an integrated USB-C Power Delivery chip.

The Power Delivery chip, which is rumored to be incorporated into both the next-gen iPhone as well as its 10W power adapter, will be the same CYPD2104 chip found in Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and is thought to offer faster device charging functionality.

The statement reads as follows, with minor edits for clarity:

We believe that in the iPhone 8, Apple likely includes Cypress Semiconductor’s USB-C Power Delivery chip in the phone and an additional chip within the power brick in box (likely a new 10W, which would use a more integrated solution with Cypress Power Delivery).

It’s thought that the next-gen iPhone would be capable of fast charging via a Lightning to USB-C cable cable connected to the new 10W power...

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05:00
Dummy video offers detailed look at purported next-...

This might be the closest approximation of the next-gen iPhone.

Following scores of renderings, dummy models, and design leaks, the cool cats at OnLeaks and Tiger Mobiles have teamed up to present an iPhone 8 dummy model with an edge-to-edge display, a top bar that will accommodate the front-facing camera and sensors, a vertical dual-lens rear camera, and a glossy black chassis made from glass with a matching and indistinguishable steel band around the edges.

The dummy model is similar to that featured in previous leaks, but is closer to what the rumor mill and leaked design drawings have indicated. As such, the next-gen iPhone is thought to incorporate a slim, almost bezel-free design with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the display of the device.

The handset purportedly measures 71mm wide, 144mm long, and 7.5mm thick, which matches up with previous size estimates we’ve seen leaked. At present, the iPhone 7 measures in at 67.1mm wide, 138.3mm long...

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05:00
Happy 10th Birthday, iPhone! The concise history of...

Ten years ago today, the Apple faithful stood in line -- and sometimes slept in line -- to be among the first to get their hands on the first iPhones. Later today I'll be posting some personal recollections of that day, but I thought that it would be a good idea to look at the history of the iPhone. Fortunately, the good folks at SureCall worked up an excellent infographic that colorfully illustrates that history. Click "read more" to see the infographic, and then scroll down to see it in detail. 

Infographic courtesy of SureCall

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04:57
Apple’s first store in Taiwan opens Saturday

Apple Taipei 101 opens Saturday at 11 a.m., bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in Taiwan for the first time. It will host new “Today at Apple” programs, including more than 60 free hands-on sessions designed for customers of all ages.

Earlier this month Apple announced the location with a barricade of hand-cut fabric by Taiwanese artist Yang Shih-Yi that depicts the Banyan tree, a traditional meeting place. Stickers of Yang Shih-Yi’s design are now available on the App Store for iMessage.

The store features Apple’s latest store design. The Forum, centered around the video wall, is a vibrant gathering space and home to the new “Today at Apple” sessions. Avenues, inspired by window displays along a shopping street, line the store walls with interactive displays dedicated to music, creativity, photography, apps...

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04:36
More evidence of why making iPhones in the USA...

Ever since then presidential candidate Donald Trump promised he was ‘gonna get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country,’ there’s been a steady stream of people pointing out why that isn’t practical – and wouldn’t do much for the U.S. economy if it were.

Tim Cook explained that the reason Apple makes iPhones in China has little to do with the low wages there and everything to do with the local skillset, with the company’s suppliers echoing this point. But even if Apple bowed to political pressure...

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04:30
How to use AutoFill for credit cards, contacts,...

With AutoFill, Safari can automatically fill in your credit card information, contact information, passwords, and more in the Safari web browser on macOS Sierra. 

It can automatically fill in information from any contact in Contacts. It can also generate a secure password when you need to create one. Safari highlights autofilled fields in yellow.

One big advantage of doing this: if you set up iCloud Keychain on your Mac and other devices, Safari automatically fills in saved user names, passwords, and credit card info on all those devices. This is a great time-saving features.

To fill in your credit card info, you can choose from a list of your stored credit cards. You can add or remove stored credit cards. Safari can autofill your account name, account number, and expiration date. For security, Safari doesn’t store the credit card security code. You must enter it manually each time you use the card on a website.

To fill in info from the Contacts apps,...

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04:30
IonSlim 5K is a skinny, powerful portable battery

Apple once got a lot of (deserved) flack for an iMac ad that said, “you can’t be too thin or too powerful.” But thin is in when it comes to Moshi’s IonSlim 5K, the newest portable battery in the company’s line. 

Described as “ultra-thin,” it boasts both a USB-C and USB-A port for universal compatibility. Moshi says it’s the thinnest 5K battery on the market. I haven’t verified that, but it does easily fit in a pocket (it’s (8.5mm thin and weighs 5.04 ounces). 

That said, the company did sacrifice integrated cables for its slim size. However, it comes with a reversible USB-C to USB-A cable that can be used to charge both a USB-C phone as well as IonSlim itself. 

That’s part of the conundrum. If you're an iPhone user, you’ll need a Lightning cord. Once you supply that, you can fully re-charge an iPhone 7 Plus (like mine) in just over two hours. Only one port can be used at...

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03:58
Apple shares photos of its latest retail store in...

We learned earlier this month that Apple’s first ever retail store in Taiwan would be located in the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, with the opening date later confirmed to be July 1st.

A couple of days before the official opening, Apple has shared a few photos of the store, which of course features the redesigned interior that is now standard for new and refurbished stores …

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03:30
Happy 10th anniversary to the iPhone, ‘a...

Today is the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, which first went on sale on June 29 back in 2007, and we’re taking a look back at its launch and early reception.

Described by Steve Jobs as ‘a revolutionary product that changes everything,’ he teased that Apple was announcing three products: a wide-screen iPod with touch controls, a mobile phone, and a breakthrough Internet communications device before revealing that it was a single device, called the iPhone …

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for June 29, 2017

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

Maysalward has conjured up Magic Painting 1.0. It’s a free augmented reality coloring book app. Magic Painting is based on a live texturing process that applies the captured texture from a 2-D colored drawing, and then turning it into a 3-D character in real time. The drawing is detected, tracked and augmented with an animated 3-D version of the character texture according to the child's coloring.

PixelSplincher has launched Motion Graphix. It’s a $2.99 (for a limited time) 2.5D keyframe animation app for the iPad. Motion...

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03:00
Fubo TV: All the details on this sports-heavy...

What you need to know about FuboTV, a streaming bundle for sports

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Wednesday June 28

18:36
Apple device owners unable to restore from backup as...




An unspecified service outage that has been ongoing for nearly 36 hours is impacting a small percentage of Apple customers attempting to use iCloud Backup, prohibiting them from creating new backups or restore from previous saves.

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18:24
What iOS 11 tells us about the iPhone 8

Render via Benjamin Geskin for iDropNews

Apple released the first build of iOS 11 to developers earlier this month and has subsequently released the second developer build as well as the first public beta. Now that the latest iOS version has been out in the wild for nearly a month, users are starting to discover little things that could offer some hints as to what the iPhone 8 will include…

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17:16
Apple publishes WWDC17 video transcripts, reminds...




Apple on Wednesday released searchable transcripts for its catalog of Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 videos, while at the same time reminding developers of 64-bit app restrictions related to its next-generation operating systems.

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16:18
New video offers up-close look at 'iPhone 8...




A video published on Wednesday provides one of the best looks yet at a supposed "iPhone 8" dummy unit that has been floating around the web, joining together an aluminum chassis and bezel-free front glass seen in alleged parts leaks.

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16:00
Podcast 565: So long (for now) and thanks for all...

Roman and Glenn reminisce over the iPhone's introduction 10 years ago, and discuss Roman's review of the new iMac. We also advise not installing iOS 11's public beta quite yet—for most people—and look at Virgin Mobile's iPhone-only plan, as well as go googly eyes over augmented reality examples with ARKit. Finally, we're heading out on hiatus for retooling, and Glenn says, "Thank you, everyone, and see you on the interwebs!"

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15:38
Apple makes searchable WWDC 2017 video transcripts...

As it has done in past years, Apple this evening has made transcripts available to accompany its WWDC 2017 session videos. These transcripts offer the WWDC content to developers in a searchable and manageable format.

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15:19
Apple’s iCloud Backup feature has been down for some...

Apple this evening has updated its System Status webpage to reflect that a small number of people are unable to use iCloud Backup. According to Apple, the feature has been inaccessible since early yesterday morning, though it affects a small percentage of users…

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15:16
Google Makes It Easier to Create Virtual Reality...


Google has introduced a new video format, VR180, developed with input from its Daydream team. The VR180 format, which displays what's in front of the user only, delivers good video quality both on desktop PCs and mobile devices. While VR180 videos appear in 2D on desktops and mobile devices, they appear in 3D VR when viewed with Cardboard, Google's Daydream headset or Sony's PlayStation VR headset. Creators "don't have to choose between making a 360 video and/or providing new content for their subscribers," said Google spokesperson Liz Markman.

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14:29
New iPhone 8 dummy hands-on video offers clearest...

While various videos and images have emerged in the past showing the alleged iPhone 8 design, a new video today may offer the clearest look yet at Apple’s flagship device. Coming via Tiger Mobiles and Onleaks, this video goes hands-on with an iPhone 8 dummy unit in extraordinary detail and in HD quality…

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14:29
Apple Daily Report for June 28, 2017

The AWT News Update is on hiatus today while my compadre, Steve, deals with some family issues. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

Honda has announced support for Apple’s CarPlay for the the Fit hatchback line via 2018 models. They roll out next month. Both CarPlay and Android Auto will be available on Sport, EX, and EX-L trims of the car.

Apple has released the fifth developer betas of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. Developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center or the Software Update mechanism in the App Store.

Qualcomm is taking fingerprint scanners below the surface. You can expect to start seeing fingerprint sensors underneath phone displays next year,...

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13:33
Thunderbolt 3 five-bay Drobo 5D3 RAID storage array...




Drobo has extended its line of storage peripherals with the five-bay Drobo 5D3, a Thunderbolt 3-equipped storage array capable of connecting a pair of 4K displays downstream of the enclosure.

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12:35
Apple releases ‘A Portrait of Canada’ shot on iPhone...

To celebrate Canada Day and the country’s 150th anniversary taking place July 1st this weekend, Apple today released a new shot on iPhone campaign that includes photos and a short film titled “A Portrait of Canada”.

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11:45
Mac blog publishing app MarsEdit 4 now available in...

There’s a new version of the MarsEdit blog publishing software out, and Mac users running the current version can try out the public beta for free ahead of its release. MarsEdit 4 is the first major release in more than seven years and brings editor and WordPress-specific enhancements, auto-save and version history, a Safari app extension, and much more.

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11:29
∞ An evening with Warren Demartini

Warren is such a talented guitar player.

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11:24
Pro Tools 12.8 released

This is a huge release. There are a ton of new features and bug fixes.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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11:23
Watch: Apple Music gets more social in iOS 11




Starting this fall with iOS 11, Apple Music users will be able to share their listening habits and playlists with friends. AppleInsider shows you how it will work.

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11:13
MarsEdit 4 Public Beta

Because the update contains many new features that patient users have been waiting to get their hands on, I want to give folks the option of trying it out early. I think the beta release is very stable, but you’ll have to forgive a few rough edges while I finish things up.

I’ve said this before: Almost every post on The Loop for the past seven years has gone through MarsEdit. I’m happy to see a new version on the way and will gladly pay whatever upgrade fee is needed for a piece of software I use so much.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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11:12
‘Your’ vs. ‘My’

Tom Warren’s review for The Verge of the new iPad Pro and iOS 11 beta is headlined “iOS 11 on an iPad Pro Still Won’t Replace Your Laptop”. Exactly in line with my piece yesterday, that “your” should be a “my”.

Warren has some on-point criticism about the finickiness of iOS 11’s drag-from-the-dock behavior for setting up multiple on-screen apps on the iPad — his review is worth reading for that segment alone. But then he adds:

Sure, you can ignore these gestures if you want, just like
thousands of Windows and Mac users ignore keyboard shortcuts they
don’t know about. The problem Apple faces here is that it’s trying
to convince everyone that a touch interface is just as productive
as using a keyboard and mouse.

Again, Apple is not trying to convince everyone to replace a...

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10:40
Apple issues fifth developer betas of iOS 10.3.3...




Apple on Wednesday released fifth developer betas of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6, available as over-the-air updates or through the company's official developer portal.

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10:30
∞ 10 years ago today, I was waiting in the iPhone...

Rewatching the video reminds me of the insane excitement of the launch. I doubt we’ll ever see another product that generates this level of enthusiasm in such a wide range of people.

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10:29
Ready for a brand new 9to5?

After months of heads-down work, today the design and dev team is proud to release an updated website across our network of sites. Taking your comments, feedback, and ideas into consideration, we were able to revamp and shape our site into what you see today…

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10:15
myChevrolet iPhone app adds Apple Watch support, ‘...

The myChevrolet app for iPhone gets a big update today that brings a handful of new features to drivers with supported vehicles, including a new ‘Energy Awareness’ feature for Bolt EV owners and support for Apple Watch.

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10:10
New Token Ring uses fingerprint reader, Bluetooth to...




A new ring called Token embeds Bluetooth and a fingerprint reader, and promises to enhance biometric authentication with compatibility across a large array of existing technologies.

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10:07
Google Photos starts rolling out Suggested Sharing,...

Google Photos is beginning to rollout Suggested Sharing and Shared Libraries following their announcement at I/O 2017 last month. The first feature recommends images to share, while the latter allows entire libraries to be continuously shared with another person.

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10:00
Apple releases fifth iOS 10.3.3 beta for iPhone and...

Apple has released the fifth iOS 10.3.3 beta for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The beta version only includes new wallpapers for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and no other visible changes, although the release may be the last bug fix update for devices not able to run iOS 11.

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10:00
Marty's Messages Tips

The other night on AWT TV, Marty Edwards and I were discussing Apple's iMessages service and the Messages app. Now, Marty and his wife use Messages frequently, and Marty's had the opportunity to find some little hints and tricks that make texting both fun and useful. In this 22 minute excerpt from the AWT TV episode, Marty takes you through a number of things that he's found in the app, including using stickers and apps, and whether you're new to Messages or an old hand, you're sure to learn something new.

Be sure to subscribe to the Apple World Today YouTube channel, and give the video a "like" as well. 

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09:53
Honda adds Apple CarPlay to some 2018 Fit...




Honda on Wednesday filled in an important gap in its support for Apple CarPlay, finally announcing compatibility for the Fit hatchback line via 2018 models, which launch in July.

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09:52
Analyst: iPhone 8 will be bundled with USB-C power...

In a note to clients — as noted by MacRumors — Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis says the upcoming "iPhone 8" (shown in a fanciful mock-up) will be bundled with a 10W power adapter with a USB-C connector and an integrated USB-C Power Delivery chip. 

He said the USB-C Power Delivery chips built into both the Apple smartphone and 10W power adapter will be supplied by Cypress Semiconductor. The analyst thinks it'll be the same CYPD2104 chip used in the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. 

Apple will probably include a Lightning to USB-C cable in the box if this happens instead of the traditional Lightning to USB cable, notes MacRumors. Apple could also opt to include a female USB-C to male USB-A adapter in the box.

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09:29
9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG 29″ USB-C Monitor $229,...

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. more…

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09:10
Snapchat update adds custom geofilter creation from...

Snapchat first started letting users create custom geofilters at the beginning of last year, and now a new app update is making that process much easier. Starting today, anyone can create a custom geofilter right from the Snapchat app without using the dedicated website previously required.

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09:05
Last call! Trade-in Deals: Grab a $20 cash bonus...




Final week! With brand-new MacBooks, iMacs and iPad Pros hitting the shelves, now is the time to lock in a $20 cash bonus for your used iPad or MacBook before prices drop. Plus, take advantage of a 30-day price lock, giving you plenty of time to transfer files and import settings before shipping your old device to BuyBackWorld.

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09:03
Review: Hover Camera Passport drone is light and...




Despite online documentation support and instructions charitably described as a nightmare, early impressions of the Hover Camera are decent -- but only time, and usage will ultimately tell the tale.

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08:47
Facebook grows to 2 billion users

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that 2 billion people are regularly using its flagship service, marching past another milestone in its growth from a college curiosity in the United States to the world’s largest social media network.

And

Facebook defines a monthly active user as a registered Facebook user who logged in and visited Facebook through its website or a mobile device, or used its Messenger app, in the past 30 days.

That is just an incredible amount of people using the service. Even though I haven’t posted on Facebook in a year or so, I still do login, so I guess I’m one of those active users.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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08:30
∞ Ryan Williams scooter and BMX tricks

This guy is doing stunts on a scooter I didn’t even know were possible. Stick around for the final stunt he pulls. Incredible.

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08:17
Honda adds CarPlay to its 2018 Fit Sport

It’s getting easier to find new cars that offer Apple’s CarPlay feature, but it’s still not standard on every new model yet. Honda is expanding which models it offers CarPlay on, however, by bringing CarPlay to its new 2018 Fit for the first time.

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08:15
Amazon’s new Echo Show is very cool and a little...
07:38
Hands-on: CalDigit’s TS3 is a compact dock with full...

CalDigit’s TS3 is a Thunderbolt 3-enabled dock in a very compact form factor. The dock omits the flat landscape design that has been the hallmark of most Thunderbolt 3 docks thus far, and instead comes with a compact design that can be placed on a desk vertically or horizontally.

Most notably, the CalDigit TS3 affords full-speed 15-inch MacBook Pro charging thanks to its 85W of power delivery. This is a feature that many of the previous Thunderbolt 3 docks, including CalDigit’s own TS3 Lite, weren’t capable of.

Yet, as someone who just recently traded a 2016 MacBook Pro for a Thunderbolt 3-enabled 2017 iMac, I was also anxious to see how the dock would integrate with my desktop setup. Have a look at our hands-on video walkthrough inside for the details....

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07:27
Take advantage of flash sale pricing on Aurora HDR...

In addition to our usual daily and weekly deals, we like to give our readers a heads-up whenever there's a big sale going on with one of our affiliate partners. Right now, there's a 72-hour sale going on for Macphun's great Aurora HDR 2017 app. Aurora HDR 2017 is widely accepted as the best HDR photo editor for pro photographers and talented amateurs as well.

The deal lasts until June 30 and not only do you get $20 off the usual $99 price tag for new users, but Macphun is throwing in a set of 26 presets from HDR guru Trey Ratcliff.  Buy Aurora HDR Basic/App Store and the price is $59 instead of the usual $69, and if you're a user of Aurora HDR 2016 you can upgrade for just $39 (down from $49). 

All you need to do to get the deal is click on the banner ad above. Note that Apple World Today is an affiliate partner of Macphun, and that we receive...

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07:00
Pornhub will sync videos with your interactive sex...

If you own either the Fleshlight Launch or Kiiroo's Onyx, then you'll know that both are capable of syncing with a certain group of adult movies. These specially-made interactive videos contain a data layer that lets the hardware jerk and thrust alon...

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06:55
Toshiba sues Western Digital for $1.07B to keep sale...




Toshiba on Wednesday filed a $1.07 billion lawsuit against Western Digital in Tokyo District Court, trying to halt any intervention in the sale of Toshiba's memory chip business to a consortium including Bain Capital and Japanese government investors.

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06:50
A touch of Cocoa: Inside the original iPhone SDK

Enlarge / Web apps, declared Steve Jobs. All the original iPhone needs is Web apps! (credit: Jacqui Cheng)

When 2016 was over, Apple announced that its app store business generated well over $28 billion in sales that year. While that includes sales of software for its desktop operating system, it does not include the vast quantity of applications that are given away for free (many of which enable some sort of transaction when run). By any measure, the app store is big business, and an app-store-like ecosystem has now been part of any mobile OS for years.

One of the striking things about this is that, if you believe Steve Jobs, none of this was ever supposed to be. When...

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06:36
Qualcomm demos under-display ultrasonic fingerprint...




Qualcomm and smartphone vendor Oppo have demonstrated a prototype of a fingerprint sensor that works under common materials used for smartphones, like displays, glass, and aluminum that will see use in consumer devices in the summer of 2018.

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06:33
Apple is number six on list of NSHHS teens’ dream...

Google is the number one “dream employer” for high-achieving teenagers in the first generation of digital natives, according to the National Society of High School Scholars' (NSHSS) 2017 career interest survey. Apple places sixth on the list.

The 10th annual survey, conducted in partnership with Hanover Research, reveals the professional aspirations of some of the most promising Generation Z students, the oldest of whom are now heading to college. Technology companies like Instagram, which cracked the list for the first time, and healthcare providers, dominated the next-generation workforce's list of preferred employers, reflecting their comfort with computers and eagerness to make an impact.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital grabbed the number two spot on the list, followed by local hospitals, the Walt Disney Company, the FBI, Apple and the CIA. When asked which fields they expect...

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06:32
PSA: Check which apps have access to your Dropbox...

If you’re anything like me, you try out a lot of apps but keep only a small proportion of them. As some of them need Dropbox access, it’s easy to find that you’ve authorized a whole bunch of apps you no longer use …

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06:19
Apple among the World’s Most Attractive Employers

Universum Global, an employer branding company, has announced their 9th annual World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) results from over 290,000 business and engineering/IT students from the world's 12 largest economies. Apple ranks third on the list (in two categories).

The Business Ranking Top 5 include: Google, Goldman Sachs, Apple (down from second place in 2016), Ernest & Young, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. The Engineering/IT Rankings Top 5 are Google, Microsoft, Apple (the same position as last year), General Electric, and BMW.

The WMAE ranking recognizes global organizations implementing preferable employer attributes according to highly-talented students. This survey is the largest of its kind, delivering valuable insights to employers around the globe.

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06:04
21% of Windows users plan to switch to Mac, says...

A survey of U.S. computer owners found that 21% of Windows laptop users planned a future switch to Mac, while just 2% of Mac owners intended to switch to Windows …

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06:03
Apple Maps now provides transit directions for Madrid

As noted by AppleInsider, Apple Maps now provides transit directions — complete with departure times, multi-modal transfers, and connecting walks — for Madrid, Spain.

The transit directions should work in both the iOS and macOS versions of Maps. However, the latter version apparently as some issues, as some Mac users are getting the message that “Transit information for Madrid is not available.” The addition of Madrid to Maps transit directions is part of a continual expansion of coverage.

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06:00
Relax, take a deep breath, and meditate on this Aura...

Today's world can be a bit overwhelming at times. Between the demands of family, career, and society, it's all too common to experience anxiety and the other symptoms of stress. Aura was Apple's #1 New App in February, 2017 and for good reason -- it was created by top therapists and meditation teachers and has a powerful AI engine inside to personalize your experience. We have a huge discount on Aura Premium -- a lifetime subscription for $59.99.

Unlike other mindfulness apps on the App Store, Aura is designed to cater to you and your specific needs. Here are some of the benefits of Aura:

  • Choose 3- or 7- or 10-minute meditation durations depending on your availability & comfort
  • Rate your experience...
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05:57
Apple quits signing iOS 10.3.1

Following the release of iOS 10.3.2, Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.3.1. This means you can’t downgrade to iOS 10.3.1. If you’ve upgraded, you must stay on iOS 10.3.2.

iOS 10.3.2 is a free over-the-air update available to all users with a compatible iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. It can also be downloaded and installed on iOS devices using iTunes on a Mac or PC.

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05:54
∞ iPhone 10 years later: The phone that almost wasn’t

[VIDEO] In the video (embedded in the main Loop post), CNN Tech interviewed former iPhone engineer Andy Grignon and others about their experience both working on the first iPhone and in using the prototype as it evolved.

Andy Grignon’s official Apple business card lists his title as F**kchop. You can see a copy of it here. He talks about that name, given to him by Steve Jobs, on the video, too.

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05:31
Siri is looking for its own personal assistant to...

Jordan Kahn, 9to5Mac:

Apple is looking to hire a “Siri Event Maven” that will serve as Siri’s own personal assistant on events and pop culture happenings trending among humans.

The role will be to make sure that Siri is up to date on all the non-traditional holidays, trending cultural happenings, and events that people might ask about. Apple says the Siri Event Maven will work with the engineers and designers working on Siri “to provide strategic awareness of cultural happenings in the collective zeitgeist.”

Sounds like a fun gig.

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05:26
The slow, secret death of the six-string electric....

Washington Post:

In the past decade, electric guitar sales have plummeted, from about 1.5 million sold annually to just over 1 million. The two biggest companies, Gibson and Fender, are in debt, and a third, PRS Guitars, had to cut staff and expand production of cheaper guitars. In April, Moody’s downgraded Guitar Center, the largest chain retailer, as it faces $1.6 billion in debt. And at Sweetwater.com, the online retailer, a brand-new, interest-free Fender can be had for as little as $8 a month.

And:

Guitar heroes. They arrived with the first wave of rock-and-roll. Chuck Berry duckwalking across the big screen. Scotty Moore’s reverb-soaked Gibson on Elvis’s Sun records. Link Wray, with his biker cool, blasting through “Rumble” in 1958.

And:

McCartney saw Hendrix play at the Bag O’Nails club in London in 1967. He thinks back on those days fondly and, in his sets today, picks up a left-handed Les Paul to jam through Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady.”

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05:21
OnePlus 5 first Android phone to beat the iPhone in...

David Rahimi has been conducting speed-test battles between iPhones and Android phones for quite some time now, and his latest test is the first time anything has beaten an iPhone. The OnePlus 5 – which is a blatant copy of the iPhone 7 Plus design – proved faster than the phone it mimicks …

more…

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05:13
‘Inferior to a laptop in almost every way, unless...

Yesterday we posted Matt Gemmell’s take on this iPad Pro-bashing Twitter thread from The Outline’s Joshua Topolsky:

Couple of tweets about the new iPad and iOS 11. It is inferior to a laptop in almost every way, unless you like to draw.

— Joshua Topolsky (@joshuatopolsky) June 27, 2017

Another take, this from John Gruber:

I agree with almost every single word in Topolsky’s thread — but I also think he’s completely...

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05:00
Tales from the very first iPhone line

Enlarge / Steve Ballmer and my buddies Jason and Matt. Matt doesn't really have anything to do with this story, but he was in the picture with Jason so he gets to be in the intro image, too. (credit: Aurich Lawson)

June 29, 2007 is hot. Texas hot.

I’m hunched beneath an ugly orange awning that features the blue Death Star logo, getting what shade I can out of the thing as it flaps limply in a breeze hot and damp as dog's breath. Behind my back is the cool glass of a store window, on which you can still see the fading outline of recently removed “CINGULAR STORE” vinyl banners. It’s not quite 90 degrees Fahrenheit—that’s about 32 degrees Celsius for you Celsius fans—but the 90 percent humidity robs the shade of almost all of its comfort. The world is a slowly baking convection...

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05:00
Apple awarded sleep tracking patent, seeks to alter...

A new patent granted to Apple on Tuesday outlines how Apple’s iOS-based devices will help monitor your sleep patterns.

Patent number 9,692,874 for “Adjusting alarms based on sleep onset latency” describes a method of automatically configuring alarms using data gathered by personal mobile devices.

In most cases, users will set alarms to wake up as needed. In cases where they don’t immediately fall asleep, Apple has referred to the disparity between intended sleep time and actual sleep time as sleep onset latency, a problem the company believes can be alleviated with modern technology.

The patent describes using devices such as accelerometers, heart rate sensors, microphones and more, alongside advanced computational algorithms to create a form of logic. The resulting system would be capable of determining a user’s sleep ritual, intent to sleep and actual sleep time.

Apple’s patent also describes using onboard sensors to help determine the user’s...

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05:00
Apple considers iOS devices with orientation-based...

At some point, iOS and watchOS devices’ alarm settings may be determined by how the devices are oriented ad the environment their users are in at the time. Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,691,260) for an “electronic device with orientation-based alert adjustment.”

In the patent filing, Apple notes that many of the ever-increasing number of electronic devices include the ability to attract your attention through the use of an alert. For example, iPhones and Apple Watches contain alert devices such as vibrating motors, speakers, and/or lights. 

Because of their portable nature, many of these portable electronic devices are made as small as possible by miniaturizing the components therein. As part of this miniaturization effort, the alert devices in the electronic devices are often made as small as possible in order to conserve space. However, these miniaturized alert devices can be problematic for several reasons, according to Apple. 

First, these...

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04:52
Gene Munster: AirPods will be bigger than the Apple...

Apple analyst Gene Munster, from his 5 year Apple forecast:

Over the next 10 years, we anticipate that AirPods will be bigger than the Apple Watch as the product evolves from simple wireless headphones to a wearable, augmented audio device. While both AirPods and Apple Watch should continue to grow, we see AirPods contributing about the same amount of revenue as Apple Watch by FY22.

The key is the word augmented. Currently, AirPods are simply a great pair of wireless earpods. But over time, as Siri takes on a larger, more intelligent role in the ecosystem and as Apple moves into AR, the AirPods will have a more central role, acting as a conduit to other devices via more complex gestures and audio commands, and piping augmented audio back into your ears.

Our best guess is that Apple Glasses, an AR-focused wearable, will be released mid FY20. This is based on the significant resources Apple is putting into AR, including ARKit and the recent SensoMotoric...

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04:45
Tony Fadell describes competing teams working on...

It scarcely seems possible now that Apple ever considered an iPhone based on a click-wheel iPod, but we actually got to see a surviving prototype earlier this year. Steve Jobs created competing teams to work on different approaches to an iPhone, and ‘father of the iPod’ Tony Fadell has spoken about this in a new interview …

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04:30
Verto Analytics: lots of Windows users plan to go Mac

Verto Analytics just released the findings of a new study about who is most likely to switch from a Windows laptop/desktop to a Mac.

The analytics firm conducted a poll of current Windows owners (among U.S. adults, ages 18 and above) and asked them if they planned to buy a Mac as their next computer (either laptop or desktop) in the next 6-24 months. Verto also asked current Mac owners about their intentions to switch to a Windows machine within the next 6-24 months.

Nearly all (98% or more) current Mac owners intend to stay with Macs as their next computer. However, nearly 21% of current Windows laptop owners and 25% of current Windows desktop owners responded that they intend to switch to a Mac within the next six months

Of those current Windows owners, consumers in the upper income bracket (those with an average income of $150,000 or more) showed the highest likelihood of switching to a Mac: 20% of...

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04:05
Qualcomm demos working in-screen fingerprint reader...

Qualcomm has demonstrated a working under-display fingerprint reader, lending confidence to the idea that Apple will have its own version ready for the iPhone 8.

So far, the idea of embedding a fingerprint reader into the display of a device has been the stuff of...

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for June 27, 2017

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

Greenie, a free mobile app that empowers users with tips, tools and incentives to do their part in fighting climate change, is now available at the Apple App Store. Created by Micro Integration Services Inc. (MIS) and launched with the theme line, "Get the app, save the planet," it provides users with energy saving actions they can take to increase their energy efficiency and shrink their carbon footprint.

macOS Apps/Updates

Norbert M. Doerner has rolled out NeoFinder 7.1, an update of the macOS software for keeping track of digital files, photos, songs, movies, fonts on hard drives, USB sticks, servers, Blu-ray disks, DVD-...

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03:30
How to add or remove credit cards in macOS Sierra...

It’s easy to use Safari in macOS Sierra and iCloud Keychains to keep your credit card data in sync between your Mac and iOS devices. And it’s easy to add a credit card:

  • Launch Safari and click Preferences.
  • Click AutoFill.
  • Click the Edit button next to Credit cards.
  • Click Add.
  • Type in your credit card information.
  • Click Done.

To remove a credit card:

  • Launch Safari and click Preferences.
  • Click AutoFill.
  • Click the Edit button next to Credit Cards.
  • Click on the card you wish to remove.
  • Click Done.
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Tuesday June 27

17:49
Apple enables Maps Transit directions in Madrid




Apple this week activated Transit directions in Madrid, Spain, offering users in the area access to local bus, train and metro travel data.

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17:16
Apple ceases signing of iOS 10.3.1 after release of...




Apple on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 10.3.1, halting downloads and installations of the legacy operating system in favor of iOS 10.3.2.

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16:47
Apple stops signing iOS 10.3.1 following the release...

Following the release of iOS 10.3.2 to the public last month, Apple this evening has stopped signing iOS 10.3.1. This means that users will no longer be able to downgrade to iOS 10.3.1, and instead will be required to remain on iOS 10.3.2….

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16:31
Actual testing on AMD Vega GPU destined for iMac Pro...




Hands on testing performed by a PC enthusiast site shows Vega 64 GPUs like those found in a build-to-order configuration of forthcoming iMac Pro beat the Nvidia Titan Xp card in actual workflows similar to those expected to be handled by the pro-level Mac -- and the Vega 56 should also slightly edge the Nvidia card.

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15:47
Xinix Offers Linux Lovers a Path to Zen


Xinix is an innovative newcomer to the world of Linux distros. Now in beta, this distro has been spearheaded by a single developer who slowly is bringing other programmers on board to move things along. Despite its early development status, Xinix has potential for Linux fans who like to experiment with new platform concepts and do not mind trying out an operating system that is not yet fully functional. Essentially, Xinix is an interesting side project for serious Linux fans -- it definitely is not suitable for Linux newcomers.

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15:31
Apple Music begins rollout of 'My Chill Mix...




Apple on Tuesday began the staggered release of a new curated Apple Music playlist dubbed "My Chill Mix," offering users a custom generated sampling of relaxing tunes from their favorite artists and genres.

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14:58
Uber adds new ‘request a ride for a loved one’...

Uber has been in the news for numerous reasons over recent weeks, most of which are certainly not positive and center on multiple controversies related to sexual harassment. Today, however, the company is rolling out a new feature that it hopes will help it expand its ride-hailing reach to those without a smartphone…

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14:57
Ozzy’s favorite metal albums

Some great choices Ozzy!

∞ Read this on The Loop

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14:53
∞ Apple begins rolling out “My Chill Mix” on Apple...

Apple began rolling out a new mix on Apple Music called My Chill Mix. Apple told me today that the new mix will not be available to everyone immediately, but it will show up over time. […]

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14:30
Watch Macworld live on Facebook: The iPhone’s tenth...

The iPhone’s tenth anniversary is this week, and we’re having a special online discussion to talk about the past, present, and future of Apple’s revolutionary smartphone. And we we’re hoping you will join us!

On Wednesday, June 28, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific, senior editor Roman Loyola, staff writer Oscar Raymundo, and senior contributor Jason Snell (sixcolors.com) will be in a live video on Facebook. We’ll talk about the first iPhone and our impressions then and now. We’ll also talk about the effect the iPhone has had on technology and how we do things.

We’ll also be answering questions from the audience, so join us and let us know your thoughts.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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14:26
US Federal Trade Commission gets go-ahead for...




A U.S. Federal Trade Commission lawsuit leveled against Qualcomm before the start of a separate case by Apple can continue in spite of overtures for a dismissal from the chipmaker, a California court ruled this week.

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