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Tuesday January 30

FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert...

The FCC has published the preliminary findings of its investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert, and it suggests that the story didn't play out as you might have heard. Where initial reports claimed the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency office...

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Hands on: $249 CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus...

CalDigit's third Thunderbolt 3 dock is on AppleInsider's test rig, and has some connectivity improvements including a discrete 10Gbit/sec USB-C port boosting it above the company's previous offerings.

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iOS 12: Fewer new features with focus on quality and...

It’s rare that Apple fans cheer a lack of new features in an upcoming product, but that may be the case with the next round of iPhone updates. After a flurry of embarrassing bugs in this year’s release of iOS, Apple is reportedly scaling back its plans for iOS 12 as it shifts its focus to quality and performance. And iPhone users should applaud this decision.

What's new in iOS 12?

iOS 12 will certainly add new features, just not as many as originally planned. That is, if this story by Axios is true.

To read this article in full, please click here

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The most spectacular eclipse of 2018 is tomorrow

Once in a blue moon is only once every few years, but once in a super, blue, blood moon is just once every few decades. This rare alignment of three different lunar phenomena—a total lunar eclipse, a full moon at perigee, and a blue moon—will be visible in the night and early morning skies for much of the world on Wednesday, January 31.

This should be spectacular.

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Apple's Eddy Cue to speak at Austin's SXSW...

Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has joined the roster of featured speakers for this year's South-by-Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

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Pinterest hires Google computer vision expert to...

Pinterest is very committed to improving its search technology through AI -- so committed, in fact, that it just hired one of the foremost experts in the field. The social network has announced that it's recruiting Chuck Rosenberg, Google's AI visio...

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Google credits AI for stopping more rogue Android...

Google likes to boast of its ability to shut down Android malware, and it apparently has good reason to brag about 2017. The company took down over 700,000 apps that violated Play Stores policies last year (a 70 percent increase over 2016), and it w...

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'iOS 12' features put on hold said to...

A second report sheds more light on the features not expected to make the cut for this year's "iOS 12" update, as a redesigned home screen app grid, multiplayer support for augmented reality, and new algorithmic sorting of photos are now reportedly likely to wait until "iOS 13."

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Apple’s Eddy Cue and Sarah Herrlinger among the...

Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services, has been announced as a featured speaker for 2018's South By Southwest (SXSW) conference, which will be held March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.

SXSW is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that began in 1987. It’s grown in scope and size every year.

Cue will apparently talk about Apple Music and iTunes. Apple’s Sarah Herrlinger, senior manager for Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives, will also speak at SXSW. She’ll be speaking on a panel that will cover “why accessibility in tech is important and why more must be done.”

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Luminar 2018 updated: Better RAW, plug-in support

Luminar 2018, the Mac photo enhancement application from Skylum, has just received an update to version 1.1.1 that improves on some of the features of the powerful app. The update is free to existing users of Luminar 2018, and can be downloaded and installed by just launching the app and selecting Luminar 2018 > Check for updates from the menu bar.

According to Skylum, the update provides the following improvements:

  • Improved Raw Support: We’ve improved RAW Develop support and added Leica Monochrome .DNG , HEIC formats.  We’ve also improved support for Hasselblad and several other cameras.
  • Photos for Mac: Luminar works even better as an extension for Photos for Mac.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.
  • Improved cross-platform files:...
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The state of solar installers after Trump’s tariff

Two days after President Donald Trump signed hefty tariffs on imported solar panels, a five-man team was hauling slabs of them up the outside of a brownstone in Brooklyn's Sunset Park.

In below-freezing January winds, they set up steel tilt racks on...

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Next rev of macOS to also concentrate on stability...

Apple's reported plans to delay some features planned for iOS 12 until next year will also extend to the Mac, although to a lesser degree, according Bloomberg News

The article doesn’t elaborate. However, it does say that planned upgrades to watchOS and tvOS won’t be affected. Plans for all four operating systems will almost certainly be unveiled at the summer WorldWide Developer Conference.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15″ MacBook Pro $200 off,...

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Get a glimpse of Netflix's latest sci-fi movie...

February will hopefully be rewarding for sci-fi fans who subscribe to Netflix. In addition to Altered Carbon's debut this week, later in the month we'll finally get a peek at director Duncan Jones' Mute. The movie has been floating around for about a...

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Apple’s Eddy Cue announced as feature speaker at...

Featured Speakers include internationally renowned chef José Andrés; Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue; award-winning actress, writer, and director Lena Dunham; actor and writer Ethan Hawke; Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson; entrepreneur and model Karlie Kloss; Waymo CEO John Krafcik; Oscar-winning director, writer, and producer Spike Lee; activist and technologist Chelsea Manning; executive editor of Recode Kara Swisher; Westworld cast members Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, and Jeffrey Wright; YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki; and many more.

It will be interesting to see what Eddy has to say.

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Eddy Cue confirmed as SXSW keynote speaker, likely...

SXSW, the popular annual event that features film, music, media, and tech conferences and festivals, has announced its latest round of featured speakers for this year which includes Apple’s own Eddy Cue. While Apple has played its original content efforts close to the chest so far, Cue might shed more light on what we can expect from Apple in this area.


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Snapchat adds ‘Deluxe’ Bitmoji as Instagram...

Snapchat has unveiled new enhancements to its Bitmoji feature that will offer way more customizations than ever before. For business users, Instagram is also releasing new features with the ability to schedule posts.


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Amazon Treasure Trucks are hawking their wares at...

Amazon's attempts to pitch its own brand at Whole Foods will clearly extend well beyond pop-up stores. The internet retailer has announced that its deal-serving Treasure Trucks are starting to appear at "various" Whole Foods Market stores across the...

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Google closes $1.1B HTC deal, setting up collision...

Google has officially cemented its $1.1 billion deal for HTC's engineering and design teams, putting the company in a position to more directly challenge Apple in the smartphone market.

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DroNet's neural network teaches UAVs to...

Scientists from ETH Zurich are training drones how to navigate city streets by having them study things that already know how: cars and bicycles. The software being used is called DroNet, and it's a convolutional neural network. Meaning, it learns to...

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WSJ jumps on iPhone X production cut story, add new...

One day after Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei issued its annual iPhone component panic story, the Wall Street Journal published its own hand-wringing coverage of the state of iPhone X, just two days before Apple is set to deliver financial results for the holiday quarter. Beyond simply floating the same rumored cuts, the new report tacks on an additional false claim that has already been publicly rebutted by Apple's executives.

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∞ What makes this song so great?

[VIDEO] If you are a songwriter or musician, take the time to watch this video (embedded in the main Loop post). It’s the second entry in Rick Beato’s excellent series, “What makes this song great?”

Even if you are a music theory beginner, you’ll find this easy to follow and full of insight.

This particular song? Everything She Does is Magic, by The Police. I’ve heard this song hundreds of times and never once saw any of the special that Rick Beato reveals. Great, great video.

[H/T Steven Woolgar]

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The Grammy’s viewership decline and the future

Om Malik:

Why sit through the whole show, when you know the best bits are going to be online soon, to be viewed later. Bruno Mars and Cardi B performance from Grammys has 5.2 million views on YouTube. The performances of Logic, Keesha, Lady Gaga and Sam Smith garnered a whopping 4 million views; the numbers are staggering compared to the “linear television” viewership.

Viewership for the Grammy’s was way down this year and I think Om is right on the reason why.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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Rene Ritchie: Five things I want to see in HomePod 2

Some terrific food for thought. Just to whet your appetite, here’s the list:

  • Apple TV magic
  • SiriKit for media… and more
  • Unified mesh Siri
  • Voice ID and deep, personal context
  • HomePod mini

There are some great ideas here, some obvious, some not so obvious. The thing I love about most of these is the fact that Apple can implement them with an update (sorry HomePod mini).

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Caldigit launches $249 Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus...

CalDigit has introduced two new products to its range of docks, with the Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus offering extensive connectivity options via a total of 15 ports, while last year's Thunderbolt Station 3 is now being offered at the lower price of $199.

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New illustrations show Apple’s plans for striking...

In a report from ABC 15 Arizona, Apple’s plans for an expansive new retail location in Scottsdale, Arizona have been detailed. The impressive new store, slated for construction in the Fashion Square Mall, has now been revealed in new renders of the site.


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Apple delays iOS features to focus on reliability

Pushed into 2019 are a number of features including a refresh of the home screen and in-car user interfaces, improvements to core apps like mail and updates to the picture-taking, photo editing and sharing experiences.

This isn’t a new strategy for Apple—they have used this strategy in macOS for a number of years and it’s worked great. With all of the new features in iOS over the past several years, the time had to come when Apple took a step back and focused on reliability and performance.

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Apple, their move to custom chips, and Macs with...

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg:

Steve Jobs long believed Apple should own the technologies inside its products rather than rely on mashups of components from other chip makers, including Samsung, Intel and Imagination Technologies. In 2008, the company made a small but significant step in that direction by acquiring boutique chip maker P.A. Semi. Two years later, Jobs unveiled the iPad. The world focused on the tablet’s giant touchscreen, book-reading prowess and creativity apps. But the most ground-breaking technology was hidden away inside: the A4, Apple’s first processor designed in-house.


Apple’s push into the complicated and pricey chips business makes sense so long as the company is selling 300 million devices a year.

An interesting read. Lots of solid reasons for Apple to roll their own chips. Cost savings, for sure, but there’s also self-reliance. They can control chip production and act quickly if and when a flaw/vulnerability is discovered.

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How to stream President Trump’s first State of the...

President Trump will give his first State of the Union address this evening, and all eyes will be on whether he manages to stick to the speech on the teleprompter or goes off script. Things didn’t get off to the best of starts when members of Congress were sent invitations which misspelled ‘Union’ as ‘Uniom.

The address will of course be broadcast on all the major networks, but you’ll also be able to watch it online on any of your Apple devices …


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Songwriters score streaming services pay hike


Songwriters will get a larger cut of revenue from streaming services after a court handed technology companies a big defeat.

The Copyright Royalty Board ruled that songwriters will get at least a 15.1 percent share of streaming revenues over the next five years, from a previous 10.5 percent. That’s the largest rate increase in CRB history, according to a statement from the National Music Publishers’ Association.

The decision is a major victory for songwriters, who have long complained they are insufficiently [compensated] by on-demand music services like Spotify and YouTube. Streaming services account for the largest share of music industry sales in the U.S., while global streaming sales jumped 60 percent in 2016, according to the IFPI.

Obviously, a big deal for artists. Question is, will this force a change to the pricing of Apple Music and other services?


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Steven Soderbergh says he only wants to shoot his...

IndieWire, on Soderbergh’s upcoming movie, Unsane:

Taking a page from Sean Baker’s “Tangerine,” Soderbergh shot the whole movie on an iPhone. While Baker has said he used a phone instead of traditional cameras due to budgetary constraints, Soderbergh said he was so impressed with the quality of iPhone cinematography that he would likely continue to use phones to shoot his movies going forward.


“I think this is the future,” he said. “Anybody going to see this movie who has no idea of the backstory to the production will have no idea this was shot on the phone. That’s not part of the conceit.”

The filmmaker has experimented with digital cinematography for years, going back to 2002’s “Full Frontal,” but found that the iPhone offered unparalleled quality. “People forget, this is a 4k capture,” said Soderbergh, who was long a passionate advocate for the high-end RED cameras...

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Apple supplier Murata casts doubt on claims of...

A report suggesting that Apple is cutting iPhone X production in half for the March quarter is off the mark, according to an executive at one of the company's Japanese suppliers.

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Report: Apple making fewer iPhone Xs due to weak...

Enlarge / The iPhone X's front-facing camera and TrueDepth sensor, used for Face ID. (credit: Samuel Axon)

Apple's $1,000 iPhone X has apparently proven to be a hard sell for many. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple will cut its planned production of its flagship iPhone through March by half, from the 40 million handsets originally planned to 20 million, due to "weaker-than-expected" demand.

In addition to cutting the number of handsets made, Apple also reportedly cut orders for components needed to make the iPhone...

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Amazon, big finance spearhead healthcare effort...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to develop a program to pare down health care costs initially for their own employees, but with a suggestion that it could expand the effort to the rest of Americans in the future.

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iPhone X a top-three seller globally, says Kantar,...

While there may be many tales of doom-and-gloom surrounding the iPhone X at present, Kantar says that the flagship iPhone made it into the top three rankings in all of the regions it monitors during the last month of the year.

The flagship iPhone X made it into the top three best-selling devices in the month of December across Europe, Urban China, Japan, Australia and the United States …


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Kantar calls iPhone X pricing 'vindicated...

As hand wringing over the $999-and-up pricing of the iPhone X continues, analysts at Kantar Worldpanel see the premium-priced handset as a wise move for Apple, after tracking marketshare gains for iOS in a number of key markets across the globe.

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Analysts downgrade Apple’s expected Q2 guidance by $...

Two days before Apple announces its earnings for fiscal Q1 2018 (calendar Q4 2017), analysts are already turning their attention to the company’s guidance for the following quarter.

We’ll find out two things on Thursday. First, whether iPhone X sales were high enough to hit the company’s predicted revenue of between $84B and $87B in the final quarter of last year. Second, what Apple expects to earn in Q2 (calendar Q1) …


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Apple granted a design patent for a new Mac monitor

Apple has been granted a design patent (D808,965) for what looks like a new computer monitor. One of the complaints about previous Cinema and Thunderbolt displays, as well as iMacs, is that, while they can tilt, their height can’t be adjusted.

The design patent seems to show a display that addresses those issues. Apple is working on a new, modular Mac Pro and a standalone display. This patent could reflect an upcoming screen. It’s unclear if such a monitor would also be able to easily swivel from side to side, a feature some users have wanted in Apple displays and iMacs. 

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

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Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS...

For a change, Apple plans to not push new features to iOS devices this year so that it could focus on reliability and quality of the software instead, Axios reported on Tuesday. From the report: Apple has been criticized of late, both for security issues and for a number of quality issues, as well as for how it handles battery issues on older devices. Software head Craig Federighi announced the revised plan to employees at a meeting earlier this month, shortly before he and some top lieutenants headed to a company offsite. Pushed into 2019 are a number of features including a refresh of the home screen and in-car user interfaces, improvements to core apps like mail and updates to the picture-taking, photo editing and sharing experiences.


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Apple patent is for a video headset that changes...

Apple has been granted a patent for a video headset that can change perspective based on a user’s movements. The patent (number 9,880,720) is for “adjusting media display win a personal display system based on perspective.”

Using one or more optical and digital components, the personal display device — which I’ll refer to as Apple Glasses —may adjust displayed media to overlay features of a theater, giving the user of the gadget the impression of being in the theater.

In some embodiments, the Apple Glasses may receive a user selection of a seat in the theater from which to watch the media, and may adjust the media display accordingly. In some embodiments, the Apple Glasses may detect the user's movements using one or more sensors and may adjust the displayed image based on the user's movements. For example, the device may detect a user's head movement and cause the portion of media displayed to reflect the head movement.

In addition to adjusting the displayed...

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iPhone X is in the top three best-selling...

The latest smartphone operating system data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that in the three months ending December 2017 iOS made an overall share gain of 0.7 percentage points to 24.8% across the big five European markets, despite market share falling by 2.4 percentage points in the UK.  

Strong results in Spain and Germany, where iOS is nearing a quarter of the market, were also replicated in Urban China, Japan and Australia thanks to the performance of Apple’s newest three handsets, according to the research group. What’s more, the iPhone X made it into the top three best-selling devices in the month of December across Europe, Urban China, Japan, Australia and the U.S. iOS loyalty reached a new high of 96% in the U.S., though its sales share fell 0.5 percentage points to 43.9% in the country.   

“The full results for the last quarter of the year show that Apple’s decision to release three new...

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iOS 11.3 will allow parents to approve family...

iPhone X owners with children have been complaining for a while about the impossibility of approving purchases using Face ID. While on devices with Touch ID it has always been possible to approve purchases using the biometric authentication, the feature had not been implemented for Face ID …


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Apple to focus on security, stability instead of new...

Apple has tweaked its iOS software plans for 2018, delaying some features to 2019 in an effort to put more focus on addressing performance and quality issues, according to an Axio report.

This makes sense. The tech giant has been criticized of late for security glitches in both iOS and macOS, as well as for how it handles battery issues on older devices (the “Batteygate” brouhaha). 

It also begs the question: how does this affect Apple’s plans for the rumored “universal” apps (assuming the rumor is true)? The company plans to allow developers to release universal apps that work...

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Censorship suggested as air quality data...

Reddit thread has suggested that Apple’s Weather app is censoring air quality data in China when it reaches unhealthy or hazardous levels.

Since iOS 11.1 or maybe 11.2, I’ve noticed that Apple’s weather and Maps default apps will intermittently censor air quality data for users in China. All other weather information remains available, but the AQI rating disappears. Alarmingly, this seems to occur more often when the AQI reaches levels that are defined as Very Unhealthy, and Hazardous …


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Apple delays refresh of home screen in 'iOS 12...

Apple apparently had big plans on tap for this year's major iOS update, but is said to have delayed some of the tentpole features, including a new home screen and in-car features, until 2019, allowing it to instead focus on squashing bugs and improving performance.

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Apple Pay now accepted at two out of three U.S....

Speaking at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show in New York earlier this month, Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, said the company’s mobile payment service is now accepted by two out of three U.S. stores, reports AppleInsider.

For comparison, Apple Pay was limited to about 3% of stores in the U.S. when it launched in 2014. Led by the iPhone, mobile is doing more to revolutionize e-commerce than any other platform, Bailey said. Purchases made on smartphones and tablets account for 25% of e-commerce transactions in the U.S. The rate of growth for mobile transactions is four times that of desktop, and 10 times that of traditional brick and mortar retail, Bailey said.

Apple Pay is currently available in 20 countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain,...

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Apple presses for more sanctions against VoIP-Pal

Apple is continuing its quest for sanctions against following the communications company's successful defense of two Voice over Internet Protocol patents.

The tech giant argues that VoIP-Pal's management participated in behind-the-scenes correspondence its former CEO sent the Patent Trial and Appeal Board during the proceedings, according to Law360. Apple claims that its opponent contacted senior administration officials and the judges presiding over the case, swaying the outcome of an inter partes review proceeding.

This comes two months after the PTAB upheld multiple claims in two VoIP-Pal patents being leveraged in a patent infringement suit against Apple's iMessage and certain Wi-Fi based voice...

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Rumor: Apple working on “at least three” updated Mac...

Apple may in fact be en route to designing its own processors, which could replace Intel as the supplier of Mac CPUs.

The company began in 2008 when Apple bought chip manufacturer P.A. Semi. The acquisition led to the design of the A4 processor, popularized in the original iPad released in 2010.

The same year, P.A. Semi’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji also joined Apple in 2008.

Over the last two years, Apple’s processors have found their way into the AirPods and some Beats products in the form of the W1 wireless chip. The W2 is in the new Apple Watch, with the S-series chip used as a System in a Package (SiP) since the creation of the device.

The iPhone and iPad continue the run of Apple-designed processors, with the 2017 iPhone 8 family and iPhone X sporting the A11 Bionic processor.

Finally, the last two Mac models have featured the T1 chip, which controls functions such as the Touch Bar and Touch ID, while the...

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Apple reportedly delaying some major iOS features to...

Axios is reporting that Craig Federighi instructed the software division to put aside some major iOS projects in order to focus on performance and reliability issues for iOS 12. The publication says a refresh of the Home screen and other features have been shelved to dedicate more resources to bug fixing, smaller tweaks and platform finesse.

There will be some new features in iOS 12 including augmented reality improvements, health features and improved parental controls, reports Axios. Bigger changes, including a refresh of the Home screen, have been delayed to next year.


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Court ruled emoji constituted apartment rental...

A judge in a court case has ruled that a series of texted emoji (shown) constituted a valid agreement to rent an apartment …


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What if macOS Spotlight had a full screen...

I use macOS Spotlight for searches both on my local network and the Internet. But what if Spotlight had the option of a full screen implementation complete with saved searches and smart categorization?

First, imagine a completely different view. Different sections of the screen would have different functions and would be configurable. It would be far more web-enabled than the current Spotlight. You would have a section for search results, obviously. Plus, there could be sections for saved searches and popular searches.

One section could be a search builder complete with available search terms and boolean operations. Another section could have live filters that come up based on what you're searching for. For example, if I’m looking for a car to buy, filters could come up for new/used, color, type, etc. If I'm searching for some certain parts, filters could come up based on manufacturer, type of material used to make it , etc. (e.g., pipe could be PVC, lead, copper, etc...

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Fixing PDFs Whose Pages Render as Black Rectangles

If you’re seeing some PDFs displaying as black rectangles instead of pages, even though their thumbnails are correct, you can solve the problem in a non-obvious way: by recalibrating your display.


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Wall Street Journal joins in on reports of weak...

The Wall Street Journal is also reporting that Apple suppliers are cutting back production of parts for iPhone X, with claims that Apple has significantly lowered orders for the January – March quarter. Echoing numbers from KGI and Nikkei, the report says Apple will make about 20 million iPhone X this quarter down from an initial target of 40 million.


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After Unsane, Steven Soderbergh says he’ll likely...

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh said that after shooting the upcoming psychological thriller Unsane on an iPhone, he will likely shoot all future movies the same way – despite previously enthusing about high-end RED cameras.

Soderbergh said that while some indie filmmakers shoot on iPhone for PR or budget reasons, that’s not what drove his decision …


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How to access your files in iCloud Drive

Apple’s iCloud Drive lets you securely access all of your documents from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and even a Windows PC. There are various ways you can access the files:

  • Using any supported web browser, you can use iCloud Drive at
  • On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 9 or later, you can access your files from the iCloud Drive app.
  • On your PC with Windows 7 or later and iCloud for Windows, you can go to iCloud Drive in File Explorer.

When you add your Desktop and Documents to iCloud Drive, all of your files move to iCloud. On your Mac, you can find the files on your Desktop and in your Documents folder in Finder under iCloud. If you add a second Mac Desktop, you'll find those files in the Desktop folder in iCloud Drive. A folder is created with the same name as your second Mac.

(This how-to is based on my experiences and info on Apple's support...

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Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 30, 2018

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

macOS Apps/Updates

OOTP Developments has released Franchise Hockey Manager 4 for macOS and Windows. FHM 4 is officially licensed by the NHL.

The game contains every single team and season in the history of the NHL. FHM 4 sells for $39.99.

Zevrix Solutions has announced BatchOutput DOC 2.5.5, a compatibility update to company's output automation app for Microsoft Word. 

The tool automates printing and exporting of multiple Word documents to PDF. The software offers PDF security, variable file names, export as single pages and other options. Version 2.5.5 addresses a bug in the recently released Word 16, which resulted in...

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Monday January 29

Apple Pay accepted at 1 out of 2 U.S. stores, says...

Speaking at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show in New York earlier this month, Apple Pay VP Jennifer Bailey presented a speech detailing how iPhone changed the retail landscape, and outlined the tech company's ongoing efforts in the mobile payment marketplace.

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Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own...

Earlier this month, Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey attended the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, talking about Apple’s effect on retail with Apple Pay, its own retail stores, and more. Bailey explained at the event that Apple Pay continues to grow and have a dramatic impact on commerce…


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Initial developer tests of ARKit 1.5 show off...

Developers have been testing out Apple's ARKit 1.5 since the refreshed augmented reality platform saw release with iOS 11.3 beta last week, and a few early projects offer a glimpse into the technology's ability to detect vertical surfaces, images and more.

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Apple rolls out transit directions in Milwaukee, Wis...

Continuing a buildout of its internal mapping platform, Apple recently activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb., granting users in those locations access to timetables and routes covering local bus operations.

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Nintendo says Miitomo, its first game for iOS, will...

After being available for a little less than two years, Nintendo’s Miitomo game, its first to come to iOS, will officially shutdown on May 9th, 2018. Nintendo made the announcement in a statement, explaining that come May 9th, you won’t be able to use any of the app’s features…


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016: KGI on iPhone SE 2, CarPlay gets social,...

Today we’ve got reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities on recent iPhone SE 2 rumors, three new Macs and iPad Pro expectations, better third party app support for Apple CarPlay, and new tidbits about HomePod ahead of launch.

9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.


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Pentagon reviews policy after fitness app reveals...

Yesterday, reports surfaced that a heat map released by fitness app company Strava showed the locations of US and other countries' military. While most of the locations spotted, including Afghanistan and Syria, are known to host US military bases, it...

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There May Not Be An iPhone SE 2 After All

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo issued a research note today that casts doubt on rumors about a second-generation iPhone SE launching in the second quarter of 2018. If there is a successor, customers can expect a minor update that amounts to a run-of-the-mill spec boost and no new features like wireless charging or Face ID. The Verge reports: According to Kuo, between the three phones Apple released last year (iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X) and the three phones rumored to be released this fall, the company may not have enough development resources for an SE follow up as a fourth phone for 2018. That said, Kuo also does acknowledge that a basic processor update could still happen, but it seems that SE fans should keep expectations low. The iPhone SE still fills an interesting place in Apple's lineup. It uses the same design as the iPhone 5, which was released in 2012, with the 2015 internals of an iPhone 6s. This means the current model would get a boost in processor speed --...

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Apple World Today News Update: January 29, 2018

It's a quiet day for Apple news, so we've gathered up some stories that might make your day!

  • Virgin Mobile is selling "pre-loved" iPhone 7/7 Plus models at a significant discount, and you may be able to get a $1 per month trial plan for six months as a new user
  • A pair of Apple stores, one in Nashville and one near Seattle, will be closing next month for renovations and possible expansion
  • We have a list of the Apple Music services that will be supported by the HomePod once it's available on February 9
  • Apple's share price dropped today on rumors that the iPhone X isn't selling well and that the company might cut production of the high-end phone

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Best Super Bowl TV deals: Upgrade your set for cheap

The Super Bowl is as good an excuse as any to buy a new television or streaming device—several retailers are matching or beating the deals they offered on Black Friday. Of course, like during the holidays, not every sale is one worthy of your money

We’ve waded into the deluge and pulled out the best discounts you’ll find before the big game. There’s something for everyone, whether you need a larger, better-looking TV or just an extra one to put in another room.


Samsung’s top-end quantum dot televisions are never cheap, but their Super Bowl sale prices are better than Black Friday. Get a 55-inch set for $1500, a 65-inch set for $2,200, or a 75-inch set for $3,300 from...

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Razer Phone now streams Netflix in all its HDR glory

Looks like Razer's latest update for its first smartphone should be worth installing. The new software enables support for Netflix HDR videos as well as Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, so you can better immerse yourself in your favorite fictional u...

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Apple hires former Paramount & Fox executive to...

As it continues to expand its programming team, Apple has reportedly poached a Paramount executive to oversee its comedy efforts. TBI Vision reports that Apple has hired Dana Tuinier from The Paramount Network, where she served as vice president of development and original programming.


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Americans are using less energy by staying at home

Americans are using less energy -- paradoxically, by spending more time indoors, according to a new study in the journal Joule. But researchers point out that keeping more lights on was offset by lifestyle changes that kept people inside instead of r...

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Virgin Mobile now selling ‘pre-loved’ iPhone 7/Plus...

From 9to5Toys:

Virgin Mobile announced today it is now offering pre-owned iPhone 7/Plus models, priced from $379.99 to $429.99 with free shipping. For comparison, Apple currently charges $549 and $669 respectively for 32GB capacities. There are currently no refurbished models available direct from the manufacturer. Best of all, each device is backed by a full one-year Apple warranty. New plans can be bundled with Virgin’s $1 per month for six months plan.


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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 29...

Notable software releases this week include BusyCal 3.2.8, Bookends 13.0.5, Logic Pro X 10.4, macOS Server 5.5, iTunes 12.7.3, Safari 11.0.3, and Security Update 2018-001 (Sierra and El Capitan).


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ExtraBITS for 29 January 2018

In ExtraBITS this week, iMore’s Serenity Caldwell offers a preview of the HomePod’s sound quality, and Jason Snell of Six Colors shares his Apple report card based on grades from a panel of industry boffins.


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Hands-on: Elgato Eve Button lets you program...

Elgato unveiled its new Eve Button back at CES earlier this month, and we got a chance to check out the HomeKit controller over the weekend. While it looks quite basic on the surface, Eve Button delights with a few neat surprises in use.


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Microsoft's Slack rival helps you find and use...

Microsoft is determined to make Teams a strong alternative to collaborative chat apps like Slack, and it's now targeting one of Slack's strong points: apps. The company is rolling out a major update whose centerpiece is a new app store that lets you...

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Soderbergh's iPhone-shot thriller 'Unsane...

Director Steven Soderbergh has been pushing the limits of filmmaking in different ways lately. Be it independently releasing his last feature, working with HBO on its interactive Mosaic series, or, now, shooting a suspense movie entirely on an iPhone...

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Facebook will prioritize local stories in your News...

You may start seeing more posts from local publishers popping up in your News Feed. Facebook announced today that it will begin prioritizing local news, bumping it up higher in your feed if you follow a local publisher's Page or if a friend shares a...

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A review of the Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus: Compact...

Not everyone needs an Apple Pencil. Apple’s stylus is designed for the iPad Pro, but doesn’t provide any functionality with the iPhone or other models of the iPad. There are a number of manufacturers who manufacture styluses for “the rest of us”, with Wacom being perhaps the best known. Today we’re looking at Wacom’s newest stylus, the $49.95 Bamboo Tip

Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus. Photo © 2018, Steven Sande

Battery-powered, but not an active stylus

The first thing you’ll notice about the Bamboo Tip is that it requires charging. There’s a tiny Lithium-polymer battery inside that provides up to 20 hours of use on a 2-hour charge. But the Bamboo Tip is not an active stylus — that is, it doesn’t pair with your device, nor does it transfer any information to your device about tip angle, pressure, and so on. 

So why does it need a battery? Well, when you use a...

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BMW's new lease lets you drive for ridesharing...

It's not always obvious, but many car leases don't allow you to drive with ridesharing services or rent your car to others. And it's no surprise as to why -- the high mileage and varying driving habits aren't going to help the car's condition when th...

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How HomePod works with Apple Music, iTunes Match,...

This may or may not clear things up for you. The biggest thing I notice is that the HomePod cannot be used as a TV audio out speaker.

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NASA will stream Wednesday’s rare blue moon lunar...

On Wednesday, parts of the US will get to view a very special lunar eclipse. While typical lunar eclipses aren't terribly rare -- the next full one viewable from North America will occur in January 2019 -- this one combines a total eclipse with a sup...

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How to fix a drive partition failure while...

Boot Camp will add a partition on-the-fly to your system drive, but there are some things that can stand in the way of that process. AppleInsider explains how to fix most of the issues preventing you from setting up that partition, if the assistant throws you the failure to partition error.

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Sony LF-S50G smart speaker review: A solid Google...

The options for Alexa- and Google Assistant–powered speakers have exploded, as evidenced by companies adding voice control to any and every device at the last two CESes. As is typically the case when pretty much everyone hops on a bandwagon, th...

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‘Dragster’ record holder stripped of his title after...

Back in 1982, Activision verified the fastest time on its Dragster video game on the Atari 2600. The record belonged to Todd Rogers, with a time of 5.51 seconds. According to Twin Galaxies, the current holders of the applicable video game records, th...

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Opinion: HomePod’s hi-fi focus is Apple’s first...

While some may argue that HomePod will fail in the market due to Siri’s performance compared to other voice assistants, many seem to discount the value of a smart speaker focused on high end sound quality. From the start, Apple has positioned HomePod as audio fidelity first, everything else second.

Based on a recent Reddit thread from r/audiophile, Apple has delivered on its hi-fi promise. Just like Apple has been praised for its displays on iPhones, iPads and Macs for being best-in-class and tuned to look true-to-life, the HomePod appears to be Apple showing off how it can use its audio engineering expertise to push the best performance out of a small music speaker…


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Facebook borrows Apple’s playbook, promises revamped...

Over the weekend, Facebook announced that it will be bringing a refreshed privacy center to make it easier to find and customize the settings. The post also goes over some tips for keeping your data safe along with the company’s privacy principles which tout accountability and constant improvement.


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Ahead of Apple's HomePod launch, Amazon teases...

With days to go before the launch of Apple's Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, Amazon will unveil changes to its own personal assistant, Alexa, likely to come in the form of new voice options.

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‘Robotic Habitats’ imagines a self-sustaining AI...

As artificial intelligence advances at an unprecedented pace, we tend to see its arrival in emotional terms -- usually, either excitement or fear. But Noumena, a collective of designers, engineers and architects, is looking at AI and robots more prac...

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What is a ‘Game of the Year’ edition, anyway?

Every year, game publishers put out Game of the Year editions, typically chock full of all the downloadable content that's come out since the initial release along with new packaging to proclaim its "of the year" status. Some titles even get new cont...

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Lenovo’s fingerprint manager left passwords...

A slew of Lenovo devices have left users' systems vulnerable to a breach. Fingerprint Manager Pro software installed on any of some three dozen ThinkPad, ThinkCentre or ThinkStation devices apparently features weak encryption that allows someone to b...

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'Final Fantasy XV:Pocket Edition' arriving...

'Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition' is now available to pre-order from the iOS App Store ahead of a February 9 release, meanwhile Nintendo has announced plans to shut down its first smartphone-only app 'Miitomo' in May, just over two years after it launched in the United States.

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Anker's 10W wireless charging pad is $18 today

Today's a good day to get a wireless charging device for smartphones that support it. Currently, Anker has its PowerPort Wireless 10 charging pad for $18 when you use code BEST2539 at checkout.

This price is one of Anker's lowest prices for the charging pad. Frequent readers of our deal posts will note that we've seen a cheaper price for an Anker wireless charging device, but that was for the circular Qi wireless charger that taps out at 5W.

This Qi charger offers 10W in fast charge mode with compatible phones and 5W for regular charging mode. The device works with Qi-supporting phones such as the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X, as well as the Nexus 5, 6, and 7. It also supports fast-charging for the Galaxy S8, S8+, S7 Edge, S6 Edge+, and the Note 5.

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Facebook adds variety series hosted by NFL star Von...

The latest sports star to get a Facebook Watch show is Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Variety reports that Miller will get a live weekly variety series that brings together comedy, celebrity guests, teammates and Miller's brothers. "Having my...

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Video: How to downgrade from macOS High Sierra to...

MacOS High Sierra is Apple's newest operating system for Mac, but some users might have issues with applications or home server setups not working correctly. AppleInsider shows you how to downgrade, if you must.

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Step inside the Unabomber investigation in VR

In 1996, law enforcement officials arrested Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, after nearly two decades of investigation. But it wasn't until the Washington Post and the New York Times published Kaczynski's anonymous 35,000-word manifesto that a tip f...

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Apple's HomePod will support iTunes Match...

Owners of the HomePod -- shipping on Feb. 9 -- should be able to ask Siri to stream any files uploaded to iTunes Match, not just material hosted on Apple Music.

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How to increase iCloud Drive storage on any Apple...

Apple’s iCloud Drive lets you securely access all of your documents from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and even a Windows PC. When you set up iCloud, you automatically get 5GB of storage. You can use that storage space for iCloud Backup, iCloud Drive, iCloud Photo Library, iCloud Mail (your email account), and the information from your apps that use iCloud.

If you need more iCloud storage, you can buy more starting at 50GB for $0.99 a month directly from your Apple device. When you choose a new storage plan, your existing plan is canceled and you're charged the prorated cost of the larger plan (the cost of the higher-tier plan minus the prorated cost of the previous plan). 

Your plan is upgraded immediately, and the new monthly payment date is updated to reflect the purchase date for the new plan. You're billed every month for your storage plan unless you cancel by downgrading your...

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∞ The “Godmother of Rock & Roll”, Sister Rosetta...

If you have any interest in the history of music, watch this video about a guitar player you’ve undoubtedly never heard of but had a major influence on early rock and roll.

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Analyst: an update of the iPhone SE this year is...

In a note to clients — as noted by MacRumors — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn’t think we’ll see a second generation iPhone SE this year, as Apple puts its resources into three new smartphones in the pipeline that he's forecasting. He writes: 

The announcement of three new iPhone models in the same quarter in the second half of 2017 was the first time Apple made such a major endeavor, and we believe the delay of iPhone X, which had the most complicated design yet, shows that Apple doesn't have enough resources available for development. […] 

With three new models in the pipeline for the second half of 2018, we believe Apple may have used up its development resources. Also, we think the firm will do all it can to avoid repeating the mistake of a...

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Dell may sell itself to VMware, a company it already...

Dell has been a privately run company for more than 4 years, but it appears ready to return to public life -- in a convoluted way. CNBC sources have claimed that Dell is exploring a "reverse merger" with VMware where the virtual machine maker (80 pe...

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The addition of multiplayer to The Battle of Polytopia has catapulted the game from a fun enough time waster to a fully-fledged 4X experience on your phone. We've been playing quite a few matches over the past week or so, and we've put together a... | Read more »
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