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Tuesday January 12

05:06
Stifel report: iPhone sales growing significantly in...

So much for all these reports of iPhone sales plummeting: sales in China of non-Android smartphones—which means mostly Apple’s smartphones —grew 33% last quarter, according to Stifel analyst Aaron Rakers, as noted by FORTUNE

The analyst drew his estimate from data released by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Stifel is a service brokerage and investment banking firm.

“Android smartphones are estimated to have accounted for approximately 81% of total C4Q15 China domestic smartphone shipments, down from 88% in C3Q15 and 82.5% in C4Q14,” Rakers told clients. “This leaves total non-Android (Apple iPhone = majority?) shipments at a record ~24.3 million in C4Q15, an increase from 18. 3 million in C4Q14 and up from 14.5 in the prior quarter—implied non-Android smartphone phone shipments up 33% y/y and 67% sequentially in C4Q15.”

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04:36
New photos show work underway at rumored location of...

While retail head Angela Ahrendts last year confirmed an earlier report that the company would be opening its first Apple Store in Singapore, she didn’t reveal the location. The address had, though, been reported as 170 Orchard Road in an email from a fitness company advising that its branch there would be closing to make way for a new Apple Store.

Photos posted by iPhone Hacks appear to show work underway at the address as the windows are covered. While there’s still no definitive evidence that this is the location, it looks like we may not have to wait too much longer before we find out.

Apple...

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04:30
Why the next Mac Pro might be an iMac Pro

The “new” Mac Pro hasn’t been updated since 2009. I expect that it will be this year. But what if an “iMac Pro” replaced the Mac Pro as the new desktop for those needing as much power as possible. 

There are a couple of reasons why Apple might take this route. One: the Mac Pro has a limited, but vital, core group of users. Unit sales of the pro desktop are small -- and Apple doesn't like small (at least in terms of sales, though it loves small when it comes to design). An iMac Pro would appeal to those beyond the current Mac Pro target base. 

Two: the iMac, in its current form, offers lots of power and, with Thunderbolt, impressive expansion opportunities. In fact, the technology offers the potential and promise for even more expansion capabilities such as external graphics cards. More on that in a moment.

In fact, the main reason for making an iMac Pro is Thunderbolt. Imagine taking advantage of Thunderbolt connectivity...

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03:33
tvOS 9.2 Preview: First look at Apple TV’s new...

Apple kicked off the week by releasing a major new beta for each one of its platforms including tvOS 9.2 beta for the new Apple TV. While the software update isn’t available to everyone just yet, the pre-release software brings the 4th-gen Apple TV up to parity with older Apple TVs and even makes it work more like iPhones and iPads. For example, tvOS 9.2 beta finally adds Bluetooth keyboard support to the new Apple TV after first shipping at the end of October without the feature; previous Apple TVs worked with wireless keyboards from the start. The new update also adds a new built-in app and some iPhone-like features as well. Check out the details below:

Just like...

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00:33
T-Mobile's CEO does damage control, apologizes...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has published an open letter on the company's website, and it smells like an attempt at damage control after getting some real backlash. As you might know, he's been making good use of his colorful vocabulary to defend his co...

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00:05
Focused on preventing crashes from anytime occurring

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The car makers, which accounted for 57 percent of car Auto Brake and ablaze barter sales in the United States endure year, said Friday they will plan with regulators and the allowance industry to cycle out blow alienated braking technology beyond their lineups over the next few years.

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Antai Administrator Mark Rosekind told reporters Friday that AEB should become accepted a part of the automakers faster than the seven to eight years it could yield to advance binding regulations to bear the technology to consumers.

"It's arresting and the pressure's on to accomplish...

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Monday January 11

23:52
Modern urban life of FUJI

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China: IT services provider, FUJI Passenger Elevator Computer Systems on Thursday said it has partnered with Schindler for development, enhancement and testing services for the latter's double-deck elevator.

FUJI is a leading global elevator company. A double-deck elevator is a revolutionary product designed such a way that two cabins of an elevator are attached on top of one another.

This enables passengers on two...

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23:39
Modules are built using a controlled process

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Modular homes can be added affordable than site-built Modular Home. Their below physique time will save you money on the all-embracing construction. Home inspections are not needed, as these are all done in the factory.

Modules are built using a controlled process, each stage is carefully planned and are usually optimized by the modular plant....

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23:04
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21:12
Piper Jaffray lowers March iPhone estimates to 55M,...

Ahead of Apple's upcoming quarterly earnings report, investment firm Piper Jaffray lowered iPhone shipment estimates to 55 million units for the current quarter, but maintains AAPL is the year's top stock pick.

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18:57
iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at updated Apple Music...

Earlier today Apple unloaded several new beta software updates including iOS 9.3 for iPhone which adds some handy new features to CarPlay. Specifically, both the Maps and Music apps for CarPlay were updated to work more like the iPhone versions on iOS 9. Check out the details below: 

The Music app on CarPlay has been rebuilt to include features from the Apple Music streaming service for the first time. Starting with iOS 9.3, the For You and New sections of Apple Music now appear through CarPlay so you can easily select playlists and albums through the streamlined interface. The Music app now highlights recently added playlists and saved music just like on the iPhone and elsewhere. You still can’t add music and playlists...

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18:17
App Analytics data now available for tvOS apps

Overshadowed by Monday's tsunami of iOS, Mac and tvOS beta releases, Apple announced an expansion to its App Analytics tool that lets developers measure user engagement and monetization of tvOS apps.

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18:05
Apple to open new flagship retail store in Paris on...

French Apple news site MacGeneration today reports that Apple is soon planning to open a new flagship retail store in Paris, France, citing French newspaper Le Figaro. The report claims that Apple has secured a lease for a 20,341-square-feet seven story building at 114 Avenue des Champs-Élysées. The company plans to operate a retail store on the lower levels of the building, while the upper levels will be reserved for office space.

Apple...

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17:34
Apple to open new Paris flagship store, offices in...

Apple has reportedly signed a 12-year lease for an entire building along Paris' historic Avenue des Champs-?lys?es, where it plans to open a flagship Apple Store in the next two to three years .

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16:29
Apple expands App Analytics feature to tvOS apps

Apple today has announced that its App Analytics feature now supports tvOS apps. This means that developers can get more detail on how users are responding to and using their apps on the fourth-gen Apple TV. Developers can see how many views their App Store product page is receiving, track marketing campaign, get app usage information, and track in-app purchase success.

By tracking campaign links, developers can see how successful their marketing campaigns have been by checking how being a promoted app has affected downloads. If the app has a campaign iOS app, developers can also see how often iOS users are using the tvOS version and vice versa.

For tracking usage, developers can view session, active device, retention, and crash reports to get more detail on user habits. Likewise, developers can track in-app...

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16:23
Elon Musk says it’s an “open secret” Apple is making...

During an interview at Tesla’s design Studio in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented on Apple’s rumored electric vehicle program, codenamed “Project Titan“. It was hardly the first time the CEO commented on the project, but it always interesting to hear about the possibility of Apple bringing an electric car to market. This time Musk called the project under-development an “open secret” and agreed that Apple is “serious about it.”

While talking with BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones about Apple’s rumored...

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16:12
Survey says 38 percent of all Apple Pay transactions...

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According to a survey from market research group Phoenix Marketing International, 38 percent of all Apple Pay transaction volume comes from in-app purchases, with only 62 percent of purchases made in-store. The survey doesn’t offer a reason as to why in-app purchases seem to be so robustly represented, but in a press release from Phoenix, Greg Weed, director of card research at the company, suggested that "the number of acceptance locations [for Apple Pay] is relatively small (but growing) and the incidence of reported friction at the point-of-sale is high.”

That is, in-app purchases may look like a large part of...

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15:30
AWT News Update: January 11, 2016

A short Apple news update for you today:

  • tvOS 9.2 beta includes some welcome new features
  • Want to know what 2016/2017 car models have CarPlay? Apple released a full list
  • Facebook might be looking at a Facebook Messenger for Mac app
  • Apple responds to rumors that they're working on an Android-to-iPhone migration app

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for January 11, 2016.

iOS 9.3 beta has added quite a few new features to Apple’s mobile operating system, and now we’re starting to see what’s in the...

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15:30
The Week in iPad Cases: New satchels and carry-alls...

...plus, thin cases from Peel and LK, and more

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases gives your plenty of carry-all options for commuting, with a few classic hard-shell cases and folios for more basic needs.

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The Medina Fold-Over (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $150) features a stylish two-tone exterior with a striped interior lining.

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15:20
[Sponsor] CloudMagic for Mac: A Beautifully Simple...

Not so long ago, emails were few and far between. I remember the days of eagerly waiting for them.

Gradually, information tsunamis started submerging the world. My inbox started overflowing. Life wasn’t simple anymore. To deal with it, many apps threw scores of tools at me - interfaces peppered with multiple panes, toolbars and buttons. It was chaotic.

Someone had to say, ‘Enough is enough’. So we did.

And thus CloudMagic for Mac was born - our humble attempt at making email peaceful and zen again. Featuring:

  • Clean and focused Inbox to quickly show you what matters the most
  • Distraction-free Conversation View that makes reading stress-free
  • Blissful Compose mode, where nothing comes between you and what you write

What’s more, we hit the Mac App Store on 6th January and got some love straight away.

Featured by Apple across 150 countries

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14:38
Apple's electric car project an 'open...

In an interview on Monday, Tesla founder Elon Musk said it is obvious that Apple is working on an electric car to rival products from established automakers, though he doesn't foresee a Cupertino-designed vehicle threating growing Tesla sales.

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14:35
Apple publishes webpage listing CarPlay-compatible...

Apple says that every major automobile manufacturer currently offers models that support CarPlay or is planning to introduce them. The company has posted a webpage listing all supporting auto manufacturers.

According to Apple, CarPlay is the “smarter, safer and more fun way” to use an iPhone in your car. It gives iPhone users a way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. Users can control CarPlay from the car’s native interface or just push-and-hold the voice control button on the steering wheel to activate Siri without distraction, says Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of iPhone and iOS Product Marketing.

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14:30
What's coming in iOS 9.3: Night Shift, Secure...

As we reported earlier, Apple released a developer beta of iOS 9.3 today. It's expected that the company will release a public beta soon, and if the new features are any indication a lot of iPhone and iPad users may want to join in on the beta-testing fun. Apple has an iOS 9.3 preview page up now that shows a lot of the features that will be coming to the platform soon.

First, there's good news for those of us who like to use our iPhones and iPads in the evening hours before going to bed. Apple has announced a new feature called Night Shift that -- based on your location and clock -- shifts the colors on your iOS display from the usual cool bluish tones to warmer tones, making the light easier on your eyes and hopefully making it easier for you to fall asleep. In the morning, the display is back to...

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14:26
Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 11, 2016

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks for Mac OS X and iOS.

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

St. Clair Software has announced Default Folder X 5.0, an upgrade to the utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to your files, previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Version 5.0 delivers compatibility with El Capitan and new and improved features.

Default Folder X 5 is a $14.95 paid upgrade for version 4 users who purchased their licenses before June 1, 2015. For users who purchased on or after June 1, the upgrade is free. Default Folder X costs $34.95 for new users. 

iMobie has updated...

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13:54
Apple denies it's making an iOS-to-Android...

Don’t bet on Apple making it easier for iPhone users to switch over to Android.

In a statement sent to BuzzFeed, Apple has denied a rumor that it was working on an iOS-to-Android switching tool. The rumor was first reported by The Telegraph, which claimed Apple was developing this tool after succumbing to pressure from European mobile carriers.

“There is no truth to this rumor,” according to Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller. “We are entirely focused on switching users from Android to iPhone, and that is going great.”

To read this article in full or to leave a...

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13:48
Apple denies plans to build iOS-to-Android migration...

Apple is not, in fact, working on a migration tool to help iPhone owners switch to Android, a spokesperson said on Monday, in a rare instance of the company commenting on rumors.

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13:35
Apple’s list of vehicles that support CarPlay

Looks like I’ll need to pick up a Ferrari this weekend.

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13:32
15 years of iTunes

A great look at iTunes over the years by Kirk McElhearn.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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13:32
Ford's Self-Driving Cars Brave Ice and Snow


Ford on Monday announced that it has begun conducting the automobile industry's first autonomous vehicle tests in snow and icy conditions at Mcity. The company is using Mcity -- a full-scale, 32-acre simulated real-world urban environment that was developed as part of the University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center -- to test vehicles in a variety of weather conditions throughout the year. Roughly 70 percent of U.S. residents live in regions that get some snow or other inclement weather, Ford said.

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13:23
Jeremy’s 5: Post-CES, SDLMAME, Apple News, Apple...

Welcome to the latest edition of Jeremy’s 5, my latest quick roundup of 5 interesting little things that aren’t big enough for full articles, but are still worth sharing with you.

This week, I’m following up my pre-CES predictions with quick post-CES thoughts, discussing a classic game emulator, mulling Apple News, and offering a few thoughts on future Apple products: the Apple Watch 2 and second-generation 12″ MacBook…

1. Post-CES Thoughts. I skipped CES this year, and from what my colleagues have said, this was a good year to miss: there were fewer Apple product announcements than I can recall in five or six years, and really nothing of note across any of Apple’s major product lines. Even iOS software initiatives were modestly represented — there were...

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13:21
Apple publishes first comprehensive list of CarPlay-...

Having finally accumulated a large enough stable of partners for the platform, Apple on Monday published an official list of current and (some) future vehicles compatible with CarPlay.

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13:20
tvOS 9.2 beta introduces folders and restores...

Enlarge / The Apple TV. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple's biggest beta release of the day was iOS 9.3, but Apple's other software platforms all got some love, too—watchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2, and OS X 10.11.4 are all available for brave users to test. The tvOS update is the most interesting of these three, since tvOS 9.0 was missing quite a few features and tvOS 9.1 was mostly a bugfix release.

tvOS 9.2's new features are all versions of things that already exist in iOS 9 or in the old Apple TV operating system. The biggest is folder support, making it possible to organize your apps more like you do on your iPhone and iPad. Bluetooth keyboard support has been added, too—this was...

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13:00
Rogue Amoeba introduces Loopback for Mac audio...

Back in the TUAW days, I used an open-source app called Soundflower on my Mac to route audio between different audio devices and applications when I was doing the TUAW TV Live show. Sadly, Soundflower would often fail me at the worst possible time... Well, today the longtime Mac development firm by the awesome name of Rogue Amoeba has introduced Loopback ($99, special introductory price of $75), a virtual mixing board for the Mac that appears to knock the socks off of Soundflower.

I've used Rogue Amoeba's Audio Hijack tool for many years for recording audio on my Macs, and it's always been useful and bug-free. Like Soundflower, Loopback is designed to take audio content from a number of sources and route it to output devices or other apps. Need a way of taking audio from a microphone, adding music from iTunes to it, and then routing that to a Skype...

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12:57
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 11...

Notable software releases this week include Default Folder X 5.0 and ScreenFlow 5.0.4.

 

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12:57
ExtraBITS for 11 January 2016

This week in ExtraBITS, Jason Snell of Six Colors has issued a report card for Apple’s 2015 efforts, based on survey results from Apple experts, including a number of TidBITS contributors. Circus Ponies has closed the stable on its NoteBook information management app, Marco Arment tries to explain why Apple still sells old MacBook Pros, and the Nielsen Norman Group weighs in on 3D Touch.

 

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12:54
Audi h-tron quattro unveil

Audi unveiled its hydrogen fuel-cell powered h-tron quattro concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 11, 2016.

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12:46
What to expect in iOS 9.3, in developer beta now

Apple released the first beta of iOS 9.3 to developers on Monday—hit up the Developer Center if you’re enrolled in the program—which means users who participate in the public beta should get it shortly, perhaps this week. To whet your appetite, Apple has posted a iOS 9.3 Preview page on its website, teasing what’s to come in this new dot-release for iOS 9. Let’s go down the list and add a little context, shall we?

Night Shift. Many of our favorite apps, like Tweetbot, Kindle, and Instapaper, have a “night mode” because reading a bright white screen in the dark can be killer on the eyes. Apple’s catching on with the all-new Night Shift feature, which works a little differently but has the benefit of being system-wide.

To read this...

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12:34
Lexus LF-FC North American unveil

Lexus unveiled its LF-FC hydrogen fuel-cell concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 11, 2016, and set a target for a production model.

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12:33
Apple has no clue how many people read News on iOS

Apple is working with more than 100 news publishers to put content in the News app for iOS, but there’s a slight hiccup: Neither Apple nor the publishers know how many people are reading News.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has been underestimating the number of News readers it reports to publishers, though the company didn’t say how or why the problem happened, or when it might be fixed.

The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Washington Post, and other major news publications can’t be happy about the glitch, which means they’ve been giving their advertisers wrong information. Publishers can sell their own ads in the app and reap 100 percent of the revenues, or they can let Apple sell ads on their behalf and keep 70 percent. But when publishers don’t have an accurate view of how big their...

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12:00
The iPad Pro has become my laptop replacement

iPad Pro. Image ©2015, Steven Sande

Back on New Year's Eve, Dennis laid out his reasons why the iPad Pro still isn't a laptop replacement for him. That same day, as I was sitting in a hotel room in Las Vegas waiting for the midnight fireworks to begin, I was realizing that my decision to sell my 12-inch Retina MacBook and tie my fortunes to the iPad Pro was the correct decision for me. Why do we have different opinions on the subject? Well, as I've said from the start of the debate of MacBook vs. iPad Pro, it all depends on your workflow and your expectations. For me, the choice all boils down to two things: a lack of interruptions and a well-defined workflow.

The first thing I've noticed about using the iPad Pro as a laptop replacement is that I have fewer interruptions. When I'm working on my iMac, I tend to have way too many disruptions at any time. While that...

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11:31
Solus Project's Virtues Begin and End With...


The Solus Project is much like the little engine that still can't function. Version 1.0 was released last month as the first stable release from the twice-revamped Linux distro. Solus is built from scratch for the x86_64 architecture around a rewritten Budgie homemade desktop environment. Budgie is an open source project in its own right. It offers a simplified approach to implementing the look and feel of the older-style GNOME 2 functionality. Version 1.0 does work out of the gate. It does little to impress beyond not crashing, however.

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11:30
Apple details CarPlay partners by year and model on...

In addition to unveiling iOS 9.3 with new CarPlay features, Apple today has launched a new webpage detailing all of the cars in which its infotainment system is available. On the page, Apple touts that CarPlay is or will soon be available in more than 100 different vehicles models. The list consists of 2016 and 2017 car models only, from a variety of different companies.

The full list of manufacturers featured on the page includes Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Citroen, DS Automobiles, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Opel, Porsche, Peugeot, Seat, Skoda, Suzuki, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Apple’s list excludes aftermarket options for installing CarPlay,...

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11:29
iOS 9.3 Gallery & Feature List: Night Shift, New...


Earlier today, Apple announced iOS 9.3, a fairly significant point update to iOS 9. The new operating system adds new features for the Health, Wallet, Notes, and Settings apps, in addition to a Night Mode and new 3D Touch shortcuts. This gallery below shows off all of the new features, and here’s a bulleted list of everything new in the first beta:

  • Night Shift mode to adjust colors based on time of day and location of device
  • Password...
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11:28
iOS 9.3 brings multi-user mode to iPads, along with...

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Apple has just released the first beta of iOS 9.3 to its public beta testers and developers. The company regularly releases beta versions of its operating systems, but this update is unique because Apple has put together several pages extensively detailing its new features, something we normally don't get until we see the release notes posted with the final version of the update. Collectively, this list of new features will make 9.3 the biggest release since iOS 9.0.

The first and most significant is a multi-user mode for iPads, aimed primarily at schools where buying a single iPad for each student is too expensive or otherwise undesirable. From Apple's description, it sounds as though each student will have a roaming user...

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11:23
Ford takes self-driving into the snow

Detroit has at least one thing Silicon Valley doesn’t: snow. And Ford is taking advantage of that to test how its autonomous vehicles perform when they can’t see lane markings.

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11:20
Apple Previews iOS 9.3 with Night Shift, Health and...

Macstories:

Earlier today, Apple released the first developer beta of iOS 9.3, which will introduce several new functionalities for built-in apps and for education users. To highlight some of the changes in this release, Apple has launched a mini-site with screenshots and descriptions of what’s coming in iOS 9.3.

Lots of good looking features here.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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11:05
tvOS 9.2 beta 1 adds support for app folders,...

The upcoming tvOS 9.2 update for the fourth-generation Apple TV adds a number of new capabilities for the fresh platform, including the ability to stow apps in folders on the home screen, and to connect a Bluetooth keyboard for easier text entry.

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11:00
Apple seeds numerous betas to developers; iPads get...

Developers are going to have a field day today; new betas for a number of Apple's operating systems and for Xcode were released in the Apple Developer Center.

iOS 9.3 beta was released today for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple notes that devices that are updated to iOS 9.3 cannot be restored to earlier versions. No information on what the beta or the final version of iOS 9.3 will contain has been released, but the ".1" releases often include new features and significant performance enhancements. Apparently one of the features of iOS 9.3 will be the ability to pair multiple Apple Watches with a single iOS device.

9to5Mac also reports that Apple is adding the ability for a single iPad to be shared with a number of students; that's most important in school settings, where multi...

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10:59
Apple adds night mode, secure notes, more in iOS 9.3

The next point release of Apple's mobile operating system is shaping up to be one of the most important yet, with a slew of new features that help users sleep, keep their sensitive data under wraps, and get a better overview of their health coming in iOS 9.3.

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10:52
Photos: With tvOS 9.2, Apple TV adds Podcasts app,...

With the new Apple TV tvOS 9.2 beta, Apple has added a whole host of new features to the tvOS platform. This includes support for pairing Bluetooth keyboards, Folders organisation for apps on the home screen, a new App Switcher UI and a native Apple Podcasts app.

There are also some enhancements to Siri and other improvements. Apple has added support for two new Siri languages: US Spanish and French Canadian. More images after the break …

When moving app icons, you can now drag and drop apps into Folders just like on...

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10:50
iOS 9.3 for iPad adds multi-user support for...

The forthcoming release of iOS 9.3 will add a number of new iPad features focused on the education market, including multi-user support and a new dedicated Classroom app.

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10:38
iOS 9.3 adds Night Mode, upgraded Health, Notes...

Besides a new suite of enhancements for educational uses, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9.3 release, which went into beta this morning, adds several consumer-facing features. Apple highlights these on a website previewing the update. Notably, the update adds a system-wide Night Mode that uses the device’s time and location to present certain colors around the software optimized for darker environments:

Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep. Night Shift uses your iOS device’s clock and geolocation to determine when it’s sunset in your location. Then it automatically...

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10:37
Vote for Your Favorite Mac Personal Information...

What do you use for note-taking, snippet-keeping, and all around personal information management on the Mac? Vote for your favorite app in our poll this week, and we’ll report on the results next week.

 

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10:33
iOS 9.3 & watchOS 2.2 betas add ability to pair...

In a potential sign that new Apple Watch hardware could be around the corner, Apple's newly released iOS 9.3 beta gives developers the ability to pair multiple Apple Watches with an iPhone.

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10:29
iOS 9.3 adds multi-user support for iPads in schools...

Apple is rolling out a lot of new features with iOS 9.3, which just hit beta. Most notably, for students a single iPad can now be shared amongst multiple people. This means that each student can log in and access their own personal data. Multi-user support has been a big request for iPad owners for some time, and it seems Apple is finally answering the call … at least for the education market.

Apple is also launching a new Classroom app. This is a digital teaching assistant app, which can present quizzes, load AirPlay content onto an Apple TV and much more.

There is also the addition of bulk Apple ID creation, which should help schools get up...

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10:10
Apple releases first iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, tvOS 9.2...

Apple has just released the first beta versions of new software updates for each of its platforms: iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS. iPhone and iPad get iOS 9.3 beta 1, the Mac gets El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 1, Apple TV can test tvOS 9.2 beta 1, and Apple Watch users can try watchOS 2.2 beta. Interestingly, iOS 9.2.1 and OS X 10.11.3 are both still in beta so we’re seeing multiple betas running at the same time.

And alongside the latest beta release of tvOS, Apple is giving developers the ability to view stats from their Apple TV apps via App Analytics in iTunes Connect. “ In addition to seeing data on product page views, downloads, and engagement, you can also see how many iOS users acquired with your marketing campaigns opened the same...

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10:05
Apple issues first betas for iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2,...

Apple on Monday dropped a deluge of new software updates for testers, with new beta releases for its iOS, tvOS, watchOS and Mac OS X platforms now available to download.

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10:04
Tesla limits autopilot in Model S

The function will now be restricted on residential roads or roads without a center divider, meaning the car cannot drive faster than the speed limit maximum plus five miles (8 km) per hour.

I don’t know how I feel about this whole thing. On one hand they are keeping if off the freeways, but the residential areas is where kids play, right?

When Autopilot launched in October, Musk cautioned the hotly anticipated function was in beta mode, or a test phase of development, with full ‘hands-off’ driving not recommended.

Is this really the type of technology we want to launch in beta mode?

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09:56
BusyMac: Take control of your calendar and contacts...

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09:20
Carl Zeiss's low-profile smart lens is the anti...

This innovative smart optics system will lead to smart glasses that look...well, normal.

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09:08
External Link: Apple’s 2015 Report Card

Jason Snell of Six Colors surveyed 24 Apple experts, including our own Adam and Tonya Engst, Rich Mogull, and Josh Centers, to get a sense of how Apple did in 2015. The grades that Apple earned were: A for the iPhone, environmental and social issues, and overall hardware quality; B+ for the iPad; B for the Apple TV and Mac; C+ for software reliability and quality; C for the Apple Watch; C-/D+ for cloud services; and D for developer relations and HomeKit. Head over to Six Colors to read the full report, including our comments.

 

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09:00
How Ford's self-driving car uses Velodyne LiDAR...

A self-driving car needs to see the world around it. LiDAR leads the way on Ford's autonomous research vehicle, mapping the surroundings in 3-D.

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08:45
"Steve Jobs" picks up two Golden Globes

While the Danny Boyle film Steve Jobs hasn't exactly been a box-office smash, the movie has received critical acclaim since its first showing at the Telluride Film Festival in 2015. Last night, the movie was honored with two Golden Globe awards.

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who decided to show the life of Steve Jobs in three acts -- three different product introductions -- won the Best Screenplay award. Kate Winslet, who played Joanna Hoffman in a highly-fictionalized role (she's shown as being behind the scenes at all of the product introductions when she was not), won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Other nominations for Golden Globes fell flat, however. Michael Fassbender lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio for the Best Actor award, and Daniel Pemberton's score didn't win the Best Original Score award. The movie was not nominated for either Best Director or Best Motion Picture.

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08:38
Default Folder X 5.0

Major update to the Open and Save dialog enhancement utility adds full support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and more. ($34.95 new, free update, 10.6 MB)

 

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08:37
Apple Music creeps up on Spotify with 10 million...

Apple Music is quickly gaining ground on Spotify, Cupertino’s main rival in its quest to dominate streaming music. Apple’s service has reportedly racked up 10 million paying subscribers in the six months since its launch. It took Spotify six years to reach that watershed.

As of June 2015, Spotify officially had 20 million premium listeners, though recent reports peg that number closer to 25 million, and the company has more than 75 million users total—including those using the ad-supported version of the service. Apple Music doesn’t offer a freemium option.

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08:34
Behind the Scenes at CES


CES surprised me again this year. For a show that comes too early in the year for most buyers and companies, it still stood out as having some truly amazing things. It will be remembered for showcasing the birth of personal flight vehicles, along with a Tesla-beating car, and Ford showing how it could do what Apple couldn't.
Surprises ranged from the return of a tech icon and the return of an iconic brand to a smart blender, and to a mystery phone that everyone was talking about but no one seemed to see.

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08:25
Thunderbolt 3, USB Type-C ports becoming more...

Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C look like they’re making their way from the Mac to high-end PCs.

Where Thunderbolt 3 is concerned, the port is suddenly beginning to show up in high-end offerings from just about every major PC OEM, starting with some Lenovo workstation laptops and Dell’s new XPS lineup and continuing in laptops and convertibles from HP, Acer, Intel, and others.

Over at CES, both Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C seem to be getting noticed, driving displays and charging notebooks on assorted display units throughout the convention.

“It’s a combination of the USB Type-C interface that can provide a lot of flexibility and then the throughput that it provides,” Kevin Sather, director of systems marketing at Razer, told Ars. “It’s just such an...

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08:16
1Password for iOS adds 3D Touch shortcuts, new...

AgileBits has updated its popular login manager app 1Password to include new features for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus as well as other security and function enhancements for all users. 1Password 6.2 for iOS adds 3D Touch quick actions from the Home screen icon plus Peek and Pop for previewing items within the app. Pressing the app icon firmly on the latest iPhone models lets you quickly search for items, jump to your favorited passwords, or create new entries. Once you open the app, 3D Touch lets you preview items and swipe up to access popular functions like copying usernames and passwords or opening the 1Browser within the app. There are also a few...

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08:15
Dreamscope: Turning pictures into art

One of my favorite photography apps for years has been Waterlogue ($2.99) from Tinrocket, an amazing app that takes images from your Photos library and then "paints" them as watercolor paintings. The result is gorgeous. But what if you wanted your photo to look more like a painting by Picasso, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Duchamp or in the style of Edvard Munch's The Scream? There's an app for that now: Dreamscope (free, universal) can apply any one of a huge number of filters to your favorite image to give it a different look.

The app is really a bit different. Rather than doing all of the processing right in the app, Dreamscope uploads your image and choice of filter to an online service where it is manipulated for about three minutes. That image is then available not only to you, but to everyone else...

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08:11
Channels App Adds Live TV to the Apple TV’s...

The tvOS Channels app works with popular over-the-air broadcast tuners to let you view live television on your fourth-generation Apple TV. Couple that with streaming apps and a mix of other software for recording live TV and you can build a complete solution for watching all types of television programming within the Apple TV

 

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08:09
AT&T offers unlimited data plan, albeit bundled...

Further proving the wireless calling plan policies take more dramatic plot twists than a Telemundo soap opera, AT&T will be launching a brand new version of unlimited data tomorrow.

Pricing for the plan begins at $100 a month for a single line, plus $40 for each additional line. Unfortunately, the caveats is that you need to be a DirecTV or U-Verse subscriber to even be eligible, which of course adds to the cost if you don’t already have a subscription.

AT&T, which is clearly leveraging its recent acquisition of DirecTV, is looking to bundle the service together with the calling plan. While the plan itself doesn’t bundle in specific home TV packages, it’s designed to work hand-in-hand with DirecTV and U-verse’s out-of-home streaming apps. It just...

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07:33
Aaron Sorkin wins Best Screenplay Golden Globe for...

There’s a jarring dissonance between Sorkin’s obvious skills as a writer and the way his movie was perceived by people in the Applesphere.

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07:28
Six Colors: The 2015 Apple Report Card

Interesting results, from iPhone at the very top to HomeKit at the very bottom. Interestingly, reports back from CES say that the Internet of Things marketplace is a real mess with five different competing standards. It’s no surprise that HomeKit is ranked so poorly.

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07:17
AT&T brings back unlimited wireless data plans,...

AT&T is bringing back an unlimited data plan—but not for all wireless subscribers. Starting Tuesday, DirecTV and U-Verse customers will have the opportunity to pay $100 per month for a single line of unlimited data, talk, and text on AT&T’s network. Additional phones will cost $40 per line, and if you add four smartphones you’ll get the fourth line for free after the first two months.

You can add a tablet as well for $40 per month, or you can opt for a $10 monthly charge and limit the tablet to just 1GB of data per month. Overages on the $10 option are a killer, however, as every gigabyte after that will set you back $15.

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07:12
AT&T brings back unlimited data plans, but there...

If you’re feeling jealous of any friends grandfathered into an existing AT&T unlimited data plan (especially since ‘unlimited’ was redefined from ‘5GB before throttling kicks in’ to ’22GB before throttling if congested’), the company has good news: it is  launching a brand new version of unlimited data tomorrow.

Pricing starts at $100/month for a single line, plus $40 for each individual line. Unfortunately, there’s bad news too. As The Verge notes, there are some pretty big catches – the biggest of which is that you need...

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07:08
Audi targets the moon with lunar rover

Audi's lunar rover debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 11, 2016.

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07:07
Google vs Authors

Richard Russo wrote an essay for Medium on Google Books and an author’s viewpoint. As an author myself, I’ve got my own viewpoint. Read on for details.

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06:57
Aaron Sorkin & Kate Winslet pick up Golden...

The Danny Boyle biopic Steve Jobs picked up two awards during the Golden Globes on Sunday, including Best Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Kate Winslet.

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06:37
Belgian ruling increases likelihood that AAPL’s...

The European Commission has ruled that tax breaks offered by Belgium to multinational companies are illegal, and that the companies concerned must pay the full rate of tax due in the country, reports VentureBeat. This follows similar decisions in Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

While none of these rulings directly impact Apple, they do make it look extremely likely that the Commission will reach the same decision in Ireland, where Apple pays just 2.5% corporation tax instead of the normal 12.5%.

The Irish government offered Apple the special deal in order to encourage the company to choose the country as its European headquarters. The European...

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06:30
Poll: Do you want a thinner iPhone 7 at the expense...

If all the recent reports turn out to be true, it looks like Apple might actually ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack for the next-generation iPhone later this year. It’s been a long-time coming, not just since Apple started preparing for the transition with audio over Lightning for headphone makers a couple years back, but also since wireless Bluetooth headphones have become good enough in recent years to replace wired solutions that rely on the 3.5mm jack we’ve used for the last century or so.

Apple is no stranger to being first to ditch old technologies while ushering in the new (think floppy drive, optical drives, and everything on the new 12-inch MacBook, as a few examples...

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06:13
Apple: we’ve been underestimating the number of News...

Apple’s News app has attracted more than 100 publishing partners worldwide since launching last September, but neither media companies nor Apple know how many people are reading, according to The Wall Street Journal (http://tinyurl.com/z33tf8p).

News compiles articles you've expressed interest in from several sites.  Stories are pulled from a range of sources, from top news organizations to indie publications. Stories are chosen for you based on what you like to read. Apple says that the more you use News, the better it gets at picking out just what you’ll want to see. Apple allows publishers to keep 100% of revenue when they sell their own ads into the app; they keep 70% of ad revenue if Apple sells ads on their behalf.

However, Apple has mistakenly has been underestimating the number of readers using the News app since its launch, and passing that inaccurate information on to publishers,...

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06:13
Apple working on iOS-to-Android migration tool -...

Apple is reportedly in the process of developing on a new software application that would make it easier for iOS users to make the move to Android, transferring personal data more quickly from Apple's operating system to Google's.

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06:11
Unlikely report claims upcoming 4-inch hardware will...

An unlikely report from Chinese site MyDrivers accompanied by an even unlikelier-looking graphic claims that Apple’s new 4-inch phone will not be named the iPhone 6c, as expected, but will instead be dubbed the iPhone 5e. The letter ‘e’ supposedly stands for ‘enhanced.’

Now, the latest news shows, this new machine might be called iPhone 5e (I did not expect), as the letter “e” represents enhanced [referring to] the addition of Apple Pay, NFC and VoLTE Features.

The report also claims that the spec of the phone will be lower than previously rumored, having an A8 processor and 1GB RAM rather than the expected A9 and 2GB. This would essentially give it the same internals as the latest iPod touch …

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06:06
Apple’s 31st and 32nd retail stores in China will...

Apple will launch two more Chinese stores this Saturday, the first in Nanjing and the second in Guangzhou, both at 10 a.m. local time, reports AppleInsider. This will bring the total number of retail stores in the country to 32.

The Nanjing outlet will be based in the IST shopping mall in the city's Xuanwu District. In Guangzhou, the Apple store will be located in the Parc Central retail block in the Tianhe District. The stores will be open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

The company's 30th Chinese store was...

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05:57
WSJ: Apple News app passing inaccurate numbers to...

An embarrassing hiccough that Apple News did not need.

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05:47
Burberry brings app to Apple TV with live fashion...

Burberry brings a new app to Apple TV that combines live fashion shows with other content.

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05:42
Brean Capital maintains $170 target for Apple stock...

As shares of Apple remain under $100 after recent losses, Brean Capital is standing by its $170 price target, predicting the iPhone will outperform lowered Wall Street expectations in 2016.

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05:38
∞ Chevy commercial features Apple CarPlay

A new commercial for the 2016 Chevy Malibu features a short mention of Apple CarPlay that starts at about 1:01 into the video shown below. This video is a longer version than the one that aired this weekend, but the Apple CarPlay mention here is exactly the same as the one that aired.

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05:31
Screenshot shows Facebook building Messenger for Mac

If true, always good to see major Mac projects.

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05:25
∞ David Bowie dies at 69

Sad, sad, day.

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05:00
Best frenemies: How Ford SYNC 3 works with Android...

When it comes to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system has kept it classy. Ford couldn't have enjoyed seeing these two upstart smartphone interfaces gain traction, especially after the years and money Ford spent developing SYNC.

But instead of telling the kids to stay off the lawn, Ford's recent upgrade to SYNC 3 actually embraces both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, if perhaps like frenemies. At CES, Ford's Casey Feldman showed us how SYNC 3 will know when you've connected an Android phone or iPhone and defer its own features to those available through your mobile device. You set those preferences within SYNC 3. 

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04:59
Apple's new 4-inch handset rumored to be named...

Supply chain scuttlebutt over a new 4-inch iPhone continues to accumulate, with the latest rumors suggesting Apple will name its revamped handset the "iPhone 5e," with the letter 'e' potentially signifying that it is an 'enhanced' version of the iPhone 5s.

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04:58
Apple now opening four new Apple Stores in China...

Apple is looking very comfortably on-track for its goal of 40 retail stores in China by October as it has announced that two more stores will open this month. That will bring the total in China to 32, four of them opening this month alone …

First up, on January 16, will be Apple’s second store in Nanjing, this one in the IST mall at 100 Zhongshan Road in the Xuanwu District. Apple also has a flagship store in Shanghai on the East Nanjing Road. This will be followed on January 28 by the company’s first store in...

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04:30
Cowboy up with the Sena Magnetic Holster for the...

I've tried holster cases for the iPhone in the past and found that they would often pop off my belt if I bent over just so. However, that's not been a problem with the US$49.95 Sena Magnetic Holster for the iPhone 6s/6s Plus from Sena. This means it's the only holster case that I use regularly with my iPhone 6s Plus. 

The Magnetic Holster accommodates the smartphone with or without a thin snap-one case attached. However, the iPhone fits in VERY snugly, so it's going to have to be a paper slim snap-on case. I recommend using the Sena holster with an iPhone with only a screen protector applied

The Magnetic Holster offers quick access to all ports. It has a soft velvet lining with a light protective layer, a full top flap with magnetic closure, and a belt clip for positioning along the waist. 

As with all Sena products, it's hand-crafted from high quality, full grain, Italian leather. If you need quick access to your iPhone...

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04:11
Aaron Sorkin and Kate Winslet pick up Golden Globes...

The movie Steve Jobs last night won two of the four Golden Globes awards for which it was nominated. Aaron Sorkin picked up the award for Best Screenplay, and Kate Winslet won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. However, Michael Fassbender lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio in Best Performance by an Actor. Daniel Pemberton, who wrote the score for the movie, was also beaten by Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight.

Fassbender being beaten to the best actor award by DiCaprio had a certain degree of irony: DiCaprio had...

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04:00
Many music streaming consumers would pay more for...

According to the Japanese language website Mac Otakara — as noted by MacRumors — Apple is preparing to offer higher-quality audio streaming in 2016. If so, the time is right for such a move.

According to a new research study presented last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by MusicWatch, a company providing consumer research for the music industry, there are an estimated 25 million U.S. consumers who value sound quality in music enough to pay for it. They also feel that current quality from music on mobile devices is “not good enough,” which is important because 67 percent of music streamers listen on their smartphones.

“Consumers who value sound quality and are willing to pay for a premium experience are younger, more affluent and much more engaged in music buying and listening, which makes them a perfect target group for the music...

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04:00
Exploring Asia's technology showcase is the...

Given all the attention paid to the big names at CES—Samsung, Intel, and Oculus, to name just a few—smaller vendors inevitably get passed over. But you never know what sort of hidden gems you’ll find in the small region of the show devoted to China, Japan, and Southeast Asia.

And let’s face it: No matter the name on the outside of the box, most likely the product within it has been manufactured by an Asian manufacturing firm. What I find more interesting is when those firms actually participate in the design phase. Years before the iPhone and Android, remember, the coolest phones appeared on Asian...

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03:30
The coolest camera gear of CES 2016

Focus on cameras and photography gear

Image by Thinkstock

Most people nowadays snap pictures with a smartphone, but a stand-alone camera is still a vital tool with a big presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Here’s the coolest camera gear from the show.

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Deals: Free Apple Super Drive and the lowest prices...

Readers shopping for a 13" MacBook Air this week can not only save over 50% off AppleCare -- yielding the lowest prices anywhere for all available configurations with Apple's extended protection plans -- but also grab a free Apple Super Drive, free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states with each other.

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