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Monday September 25

Stream ‘Powerpuff Girls’ on Cartoon Network's...

If you're looking to dig deep into newer animated shows on your Roku, you're in luck. The Emmy-winning Cartoon Network app — already available on Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV and via Chromecast — is now available for your Roku s...

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Apple shares what third-party chargers work with...

A new Apple support document lays out what to look for in third-party hardware to make use of the new fast charging feature for iPhone 8 and iPhone X.


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iMovie for Mac updated with HEVC support for macOS...

Hot on the heels of Apple releasing macOS High Sierra to the public earlier today, the company has updated iMovie with several enhancements. The update brings the video editing app to version 10.1.7.


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'Platoons' of autonomous Freightliner...

Most of the self-driving truck attention has revolved around Tesla's much-teased reveal of its EV big rig next month and all the auto companies rushing to introduce their own electric models. But there's another autonomous truck-related race to devel...

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Lyft offers drivers 24/7 access to support services

Today, Lyft announced a few new features for its driver support app that are meant to make the process of getting help simpler and easier to navigate. First, the Lyft Driver app will now include a button that will allow drivers to quickly connect wit...

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Pinterest's Lens tech powers Target's...

Pinterest gave us all access to its Lens tool last March. In May, the company added some new foodie options, including a way to find recipes based on photos of your meal. It's basically a reverse image search that helps you shop for stuff you see on...

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The best (and worst) new iPhone 8/Plus features [...

The iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus are officially on sale, and we were able to score both new smartphones early last Friday morning (read Jordan’s full review).

This launch felt a little different from past iPhone launches, simply because the highly-anticipated iPhone X looms large on the horizon. I’ve asked lots of people, and many of them have stated that they are waiting for Apple’s OLED-enabled, diminished-bezel flagship model.

But just because the iPhone X is coming later this year doesn’t automatically mean that you should ignore the iPhone 8. Apple’s brand new flagship smartphone shares a lot of the same design characteristics as the iPhone 6, 6s, and 7, but it also shares some of the same technical power that’s found inside the iPhone X. In this hands-on video unboxing and walkthrough, we consider some of the...

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Google Home adds reminders to its voice-control...

You can already use Google Home to order from Walmart, watch CBS All Access on your TV and hear daily news updates from former-VP Joe Biden. Now, Google has just updated Home with the ability to set reminders with your voice. The company confirmed to...

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macOS High Sierra vulnerability may let unsigned...

Apple's macOS High Sierra contains a vulnerability that lets apps discover Keychain passwords in plaintext, though it requires victims to intentionally override built-in security, a researcher noted on Monday.

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Apple looking for sports editor to curate TV app’s...

When Apple unveiled the new 4K Apple TV earlier this month alongside iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3, it also mentioned a new live sports feature arriving with tvOS 11. Now the company is searching for a sports editor to help lead content curation for the feature:


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iOS 11 adoption almost hits 25% after first week of...

iOS 11 has been available to the public for just about a week and mixpanel is tracking the adoption of Apple’s latest mobile OS. So far, users aren’t jumping on iOS 11 as quickly as they did iOS 10 last year, but adoption this fall is still relatively strong.


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In-flight Netflix will be available on more airlines...

Netflix's in-flight streaming is available through a few carriers around the world, but it's far from a staple of air travel. More often than not, technological limitations will force you to download that new show before you leave home. It could be...

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Apple drops Bing for Google on Siri and macOS...

Apple has ditched Bing in favor of Google for results when searching the internet with Siri on iOS or Spotlight on macOS. It will finish rolling out this afternoon, according to TechCrunch, a switchover that was likely timed to sync with today's rele...

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Apple updates the iBooks Author app to version 2.6

Apple has has updated its iBooks Author app to version 2.6. It’s available for free at the Mac App Store for macOS 10.11 or higher.

iBooks is a free ebook app that allows you to read publications purchased at the iBook Store. iBooks Author lets you create iBooks textbooks (as well as other types of books) for the iPad and Mac. Version 2.6 allows you to:

  • Add images and videos from the Photos app using the Media Browser or drag and drop.
  • Adds support for wide color gamut images.
  • Offers performance and stability improvements.
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Apple updates iBooks Author with wide color gamut...

Apple on Monday issued an update to iBooks Author, its tool for building interactive e-books viewable on Mac and iOS devices -- its first such update since 2016.

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macOS 10.13 High Sierra Now Available: When Should...

Apple has released macOS High Sierra as promised, so you can now download and install it. But when should you do that? Adam Engst urges caution, either by making sure you have a good backup first or by delaying your upgrade.


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macOS High Sierra includes support for H.265 video,...

The iPhone 8 shoots H.265 4K video, and macOS High Sierra can view it, but editors who rely on Final Cut Pro X cannot yet utilize the codec until Apple issues a highly anticipated update.

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Apple Releases macOS High Sierra; Ex-NSA Hacker...

Apple today released the newest version of its operating system for Macs, macOS High Sierra, to the public. macOS High Sierra is a free download, and offers a range of new features and improvements including the new Apple File System, and support for High Efficiency Video Encoding (HEVC) for better compression without loss of quality, and HEIF for smaller photo sizes. Zack Whittaker, reporting for ZDNet: Patrick Wardle, a former NSA hacker who now serves as chief security researcher at -- Synack, posted a video of the hack -- a password exfiltration exploit -- in action. Passwords are stored in the Mac's Keychain, which typically requires a master login password to access the vault. But Wardle has shown that the vulnerability allows an attacker to grab and steal every password in plain-text using an unsigned app downloaded from the internet, without needing that password.


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Amazon slashes 4K video prices in apparent reaction...

Amazon has dramatically reduced the costs of 4K movies on Amazon Video, undercutting prices at Apple's iTunes for streaming on the Apple TV 4K.

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iBooks Author for Mac updated with wide color gamut...

Apple’s iBooks Author app has been updated for the first time since last year following the release of macOS High Sierra. The new version introduces an improvement to working with photos and videos as well as wide color gamut support.


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Inside High Sierra: Safari's Javascript engine...

While marquee features like APFS have stolen most of the spotlight, Apple has implemented significant improvements to Safari with the goal of making a user's time with it easier, and less annoying.

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Review: Alpine iLX-107 delivers the future of...

Apple introduced Wireless CarPlay support two years ago with iOS 9, and this year the untethered version of Apple’s infotainment feature is starting to hit the market. Just as wired CarPlay is becoming standard in nearly all new cars, BMW has become the only auto maker to support Wireless CarPlay standard in new models.

But what if you’re not shopping for a new BMW? That’s where Alpine can help with the new iLX-107 receiver (from $695, reg. $900) that adds Wireless CarPlay to the car you already drive for under $1000.


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Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds a bigger battery...

Enlarge (credit: iFixit)

After breaking apart Apple’s new iPhone 8 last week, popular gadget repair site iFixit released a teardown of the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 on Monday.

Given that the just-released wearable looks a great deal like its predecessor—big red dot aside—it shouldn’t be surprising to hear that it doesn’t have many major changes on the inside. There’s a new suite of RF chips presumably in place to handle LTE connectivity and a “slightly modified” charging coil to support Qi wireless chargers. But for the most part, the Series 3 is laid out similarly to...

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Apple Replaces Bing With Google as Search Engine For...

Apple is ditching Bing and will now use Google to power the default search engine for Siri, Search within iOS (iOS search bar), and Spotlight on Mac. From a report: TechCrunch reported Monday that Apple users will now see search results powered by Google, instead of Bing, when using those tools. For example, when an iPhone user asks Siri a question that needs a search engine result, the voice assistant will now pull from Google, not Bing. Apple will still use Bing for image search queries using Siri or Spotlight on Mac, TechCrunch reported. Apple said the move was done for consistency; its Safari browser uses Google as the default search engine. In a statement, the company told TechCrunch that "we have strong relationships with Google and Microsoft and remain committed to delivering the best user experience possible." Google is reportedly paying Apple $3 billion this year to remain as the default search engine on iPhones and iPads.


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Sony's Foolish Failure to Learn From Microsoft...

Microsoft has learned a lot of very hard lessons over the last couple of decades, and it continues to surprise and annoy me that other firms seem to have the suicidal tendency to learn the same lessons the hard way. My view is that it is far better and cheaper to avoid the mistakes of others, but firms like Apple, Google and, most recently, Sony seem to want to cherry-pick past Microsoft disasters and experience them first hand. The latest issue has to do with interoperability and millennials.

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Winclone: Backup your Boot Camp partition [Sponsor]

Thanks to Twocanoes Software for sponsoring The Loop this week. If you are upgrading to High Sierra and have a Boot Camp partition, check out Winclone 6. Winclone 6 is the ideal Mac App for backing up your Boot Camp partition. You spent a ton of time getting your Windows setup just right, and Winclone makes sure that you can always get back to that same setup. Winclone creates a exact clone of your Boot Camp partition, including all Windows system files, applications, and data. If you have a failed update, bad drive, or ransomware attack in Windows, you just restore your Winclone backup and you are back up and running.

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Google and Levi’s ‘Commuter Trucker Jacket with...

Karissa Bell, writing for Mashable:

After more than two years of testing, Jacquard, the company’s
project to embed technology into clothes, is ready to launch.
The Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket with Jacquard by Google
(yes, that’s actually what it’s called), is now on sale in
select stores.

And while it’s easy to roll your eyes at the idea of a $350 jacket
that comes with its own app, Jacquard is more than a gimmick.
After a few days of wearing Levi’s Jacquard jacket, I’m more
convinced than ever that the future of wearable tech lies not in
tiny screens on our wrists, but in the stuff we’re already
wearing. […]

Which gets at one of the other appeals of reinventing wearables as
actual clothes
: convenience. One of my...

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∞ Greatest trick plays in Football history

There are some good plays in here.

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macOS 10.13 “High Sierra” now available

Mac users who are feeling brave can now upgrade to macOS 10.13 “High Sierra”, as the upgrade has just become available on the Mac App Store. Note that it may take a few hours for High Sierra to be visible on the Mac App Store depending on where you are located. 

Many readers have told us that they’re going to wait a few weeks or months before upgrading from Sierra due to concerns about the implementation of APFS on different Macs (SSD-equipped MacBooks vs. Fusion Drive iMacs, for example) and the dearth of “must-have” new features in High Sierra. 

Having used High Sierra on a MacBook Pro for almost a month, I can say that it’s stable, fast, and very familiar to anyone who has used Sierra. As long as you have followed our instructions on preparing for the High Sierra upgrade, you should have little or no problems installing the upgrade and recovering from issues if things don’t go...

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Apple tops Interbrand’s 2017 Best Global Brands list

Interbrand has named Apple, Google, and Microsoft as the three most valuable brands in its 2017 Best Global Brands ranking, with technology as the dominant sector.

For five consecutive years, Apple and Google hold the top positions. Apple’s brand value grew by 3% to $184,154 million, as Google’s brand value grew by 6% to $141,703 million. Microsoft jumps into #3, as one of sixteen brands with double-digit percent growth. Following Coca-Cola at #4, sits Amazon, Samsung, Toyota, and Facebook, which breaks into the Top 10 for the first-time at #8. Mercedes-Benz, and IBM round out the Top 10.

Interbrand’s 18th annual report “analyzes how brands grow in a changing world, showing that using technology at scale to deliver intimate human experiences, will help drive economic growth value.” The Top 100 brands have a combined total value of $1,871,730 million, an increase of 4.2% from 2016. For the complete Top 100 ranking and the report with comprehensive analysis of growth,...

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Bada Bing! Apple dumps Microsoft for Google in Siri...

Siri can finally Google itself. In a change that’s surprising only because it took this long, Apple has announced it will be switching from Bing to Google results when handling Siri and Spotlight web queries.

Now, when you ask Siri to search the web for something or it doesn’t know the exact answer to what you’re asking, your results will be from Google, not Bing. The change won’t affect the majority of what Siri can do, just where it sends you when it doesn’t know the answer to something. Curiously, image searches will still default to Bing and video search results will now come directly from YouTube, according to TechCrunch.

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Apple switching from Bing to Google for Siri, Search...

Apple is switching the default provider of its web searches from Siri, iOS Search and macOS Spotlight from Bing to Google, reports TechCrunch.

“Switching to Google as the web search provider for Siri, Search within iOS and Spotlight on Mac will allow these services to have a consistent web search experience with the default in Safari,” Apple said in a statement. “We have strong relationships with Google and Microsoft and remain committed to delivering the best user experience possible.”

Last month Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi Jr. told clients that Google will pay Apple $3 billion this year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. Google paid Apple $1 billion for the privilege in 2014. The Google licensing payments are mostly profit for Apple. Bernstein estimates the payments could...

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Apple releases macOS 10.13 High Sierra with APFS,...

High Sierra has arrived for all users, and brings the Apple File System to the Mac for the first time, while introducing support for a variety of other standards such as HEVC video, HEIF image encoding, and Apple's Metal 2 graphics platform supporting technology like external GPUs.

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Redesigned iPhone SE imagined with an iPhone X-like...

What if the iPhone SE was updated with specs on par with the new iPhone X? That’s what this concept from imagines, with some renderings that show what a 4-inch OLED iPhone might look like with an edge-to-edge display while otherwise mostly retaining the device’s current design.


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macOS High Sierra now available to download,...

Apple has just released this year’s major update to its desktop operating system, macOS High Sierra. This rounds out the big Apple software releases for 2017 after iOS 11, tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 launched last week.

High Sierra includes the brand new Apple File System for Macs with SSDs, significant updates to the Photos app’s interface and editing tools, Safari 11, iCloud file sharing, various under-the-hood architecture improvements and more. Read on for a walkthrough of what’s new in macOS 10.13 …


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Analyst: pre-orders for the iPhone X may top 50...

In a note to clients as noted by AppleInsider — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes pre-orders for the iPhone X could pass 50 million units, noting that the high end smartphone is the first complete form factor revamp since 2016 and could prompt a “super cycle” of upgrades.

He expects Apple to ramp up iPhone X output in late October,  but doesn’t think demand will match supply until next year. iPhone X pre-orders start Friday, Oct. 27; the first units are supposed to be available on Friday, Nov. 3. 

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Rumor: 2018 iPhone line-up could include a model...

The Korea Herald reports that Apple’s 2018 lineup of iPhones could (and “could’ is probably the operative word here), include a larger LCD model measuring over sixinches with the panel coming from Japan Display.

The new device joins the previously rumored 5.8-inch and 6.46-inch OLED models with panels supplied by Samsung. The Korea Herald says Apple likely won’t switch to all OLED panels until 2019, which is when LG should have the production capacity to help minimize Apple’s dependence on Samsung. 

OLED is made up of many tiny LEDs, each emitting their own light and colors. They don’t require an “always on” backlight, as each LED can be on or off as needed, and emitting the right kind of light needed to create the images you’re seeing. Supporters of the technology praise its high contrast/deep blacks and potential thickness and power consumption advantages. ...

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Giveaway: Enter to win an unlocked iPhone 8 in Space...

AppleInsider has partnered with Speck this week to offer readers the chance to win a special iPhone 8 package. One lucky winner will receive an unlocked 64GB iPhone 8 in Space Gray complete with a Presidio Ultra case from Speck to keep the new device safe and secure. Total combined value exceeds $750.

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iOS 11 Is Causing Massive Battery Drain Problems

Mark Wilson writes: A study conducted by security research firm Wandera shows that iOS 11 is causing iPhone and iPad batteries to drain faster than ever -- much faster. The difference between iOS 10 and iOS 11 is anything but minor; batteries can drain in half the amount of time following the upgrade. Wandera's report shows how, on average, an iPhone or iPad running iOS 10 takes 240 minutes of usage to drain the battery from 100 percent to zero. With iOS 11 installed, this number plummets to just 96 minutes -- over twice as fast. Users have also complained about the issue.


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Apple switches from Bing to Google as default search...

Apple is switching from Microsoft's Bing to Google as the default Web search provider for Siri, iOS Search, and Spotlight on the Mac, the company announced on Monday.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad Pro $100 off, UE Roll 2...

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Apple shifts Siri and Spotlight search from...

It looks like Siri and Google are friends again and Bing is in the rear view mirror. In a major shift, Apple is changing its search results provider for Siri and Spotlight on iOS and macOS from Microsoft’s Bing to the vastly more popular Google.

TechCrunch says the change has started to roll out today (it’s also live for me) and should be in effect for all users by the end of the day. For users, this means Siri and Spotlight will now provide the same search results as Safari by default (and in a lot of cases show better search results).


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MLB At Bat to get Apple ARKit enhancements for 2018...

Major League Baseball is in the middle of testing ARKit features for its At Bat iOS app, which will offer people live statistics as they watch a game from the stands.

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How Major League Baseball is using Apple’s ARKit to...

I’m of two minds about this. The information junkie in me loves the idea but, as far as a baseball purist as I may or may not be, I’d like to just sit and watch the game. Not to mention how distracting this would be for fans around you.

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Rogue Amoeba celebrating 15th anniversary, having a...

Rogue Amoeba is a company with an odd name and a wonderful purpose -- providing award-winning audio tools. The company turns 15 on September 15th, and it's celebrating with a big sale on everything in the product line.

How much of a sale? To start off with, Rogue Amoeba is taking 15 percent off of every app. Then they're adding a "savings boost" that can vary from 1.33X to 4X, basically meaning that you'll actually get to save 20 to 60 percent on the products. 

To get started you just need to point your browser at the sale page, where you can "scratch off" a virtual ticket for your savings boost percentage (unsurprisingly, mine came in at 1.33X -- which is still worth $9.80 off on Audio Hijack or a whopping $19.80 off of Loopback.

The sale only lasts through September 30, so if you're going to take advantage of the savings on one of...

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Deals: Apple Watch Series 2 as low as $289 ($80-$120...

Kicking off the last week in September, Apple authorized resellers are rolling out discounts on remaining Apple Watch 2 devices with savings of $80 to $120 off. Apple's Mid 2017 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is also $150 off, while the Late 2016 high-end 15" MacBook Pro is $2,099 with no tax outside NY and NJ.

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Late September Apple Park drone video shows the true...

With the unveiling of the Steve Jobs Theater two weeks ago, you'd think that all of the hoopla surrounding the new Apple campus is over with. Well, there's still work in progress, and the latest 4K drone video by Matthew Roberts shows many of the aspects of Apple Park in beautiful detail:

Highlighted in the video are the "spaceship" building, the visitor center / Apple Store, the aforementioned Steve Jobs Theater, the employee wellness center, and the continued planting of fruit trees and native grasses around the facility. Can you imagine what this place will look like in a year or two after the plantings have had an opportunity to flourish?

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Fitbit’s $300 ‘Ionic’ Apple Watch competitor...

Last month Fitbit unveiled its $300 Ionic smart watch based on its acquisition of Pebble, and today the company has announced the ship date for its Apple Watch competitor. Fitbit Ionic will hit stores on October 1 in plenty of time for the holidays (and just a few days before Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3). Fitbit has already been taking pre-orders for its new smart watch on its website and promises orders will ship within one week.


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The Visual History of Type author Paul McNeil...

Type is one of those things most of us know little about but instantly know whether we like it or not. If there’s a design nerd in your family, this book looks like it would make a lovely present.

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Latest Apple Park drone video shows construction...

Sunset drone footage of Apple Park in Cupertino shows that construction is still very much ongoing at the new headquarters, even after this month's public debut of the Steve Jobs Theater.

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Apple is counting on this star exec to reboot its...

There is probably no more important executive at Apple outside of the “Core Four”. China is and will continue to be Apple’s most challenging market.

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Apple taking cautious approach with iPhone X...

With preorders for the iPhone X not set to start for over a month, Apple is said to be employing a conservative approach with production of its flagship handset, as suppliers are reportedly turning out parts at a pace slower than anticipated.

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Korean report claims Apple plans 6-inch-plus LCD...

The OLED iPhone X has been described by Apple as the future of the phone, but a Korean report claims that Apple isn’t yet done with launching all-new LCD models.

It claims that next year’s line-up will include a brand new screen size. That might not be surprising if it were suggesting a new OLED model, but this one is said to have an LCD screen …


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tvOS 11: The TidBITS Review ⭐⭐⭐

tvOS 11 will disappoint you if you’re wanting more from your Apple TV, but on the flip side, all the changes are positive.


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iPhone X preorders could top 50 million, but...

The premium-priced iPhone X is on track to be a colossal success for Apple, but whether or not the company can overcome production issues to satisfy consumer demand remains a major question mark ahead of its November launch.

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∞ Silicon Valley reacting to Apple’s iPhone X

[VIDEO] The video (embedded in the main Loop post) is pure snark, cut together by Funny or Die.

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Apple rumored to launch jumbo-sized 6.46-inch iPhone...

Reports from South Korea suggest that Apple has ruled out a 5.2-inch OLED phone in 2018, and is examining two sizes of OLED screens with one very similar to the iPhone X, plus a large-format LED model.

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Insight into the Apple Watch Series 3 signal meter

Jeff Butts, MacObserver, sharing info he got from Andrew Woodward, who has his new Apple Watch in hand:

When Mr. Woodward activated his Apple Watch Series 3 LTE and received a text message confirmation, he thought he’d see the green dots on the Watch face. He didn’t, so began the technical support process. After speaking to both his cellular provider and Apple, the thought was that the eSIM was still waiting to be provisioned.

It wasn’t, but Mr. Woodward didn’t realize it until later on in the day. He walked away from his iPhone, beyond Bluetooth and Wi-Fi range. Suddenly the green dots appeared.

Those green dots are the sign that your Apple Watch is flying solo, using its data plan and, likely, using more battery to support the LTE radio.

As you’d expect, the Apple Watch uses the iPhone’s radio whenever possible, saving battery life.

The linked article also walks through the Apple Watch Control Panel interface (swipe up from the bottom of the...

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Super Mario Run speeds toward massive update, price...

It’s been just about a year since Nintendo announced it would finally be bringing its beloved Mario franchise to smartphones, and it’s not letting Super Mario Run’s first birthday pass by without a celebration. On Friday, a new version of Super Mario Run will be available for free to all users, and Nintendo says it will be the game’s “biggest update ever.”

It’s so big, in fact, Nintendo can’t wait to show it to us. In a tweet from Nintendo UK, the company teased “a new world, new mode, new playable character, and more” in the free update. Additionally, the new iOS 11 App Store...

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How Apple built an iPhone camera that makes everyone...

John Paczkowski, Managing Editor, BuzzFeed:

This year the company is particularly proud of these, which boast a marquee “Portrait Lighting” feature that brings a range of professional-looking effects to the already great photos the dual camera system on the iPhone 7 Plus is capable of taking.

This year’s leap, however, feels particularly meaningful.


The camera’s effects don’t rely on filters. They’re the result of Apple’s new dual camera system working in concert with machine learning to sense a scene, map it for depth, and then change lighting contours over the subject. It’s all done in real time, and you can even preview the results thanks to the company’s enormously powerful new A11 Bionic chip. The result, when applied to Apple scale, has the power to be transformative for modern photography, with millions of amateur shots suddenly professionalized. In many ways it’s the fullest realization of the democratization of high-quality imagery that the...

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New levels, character coming to 'Super Mario...

Nintendo is preparing to release a major update to 'Super Mario Run' on September 29, with the Friday upgrade introducing new content to the iOS platform game, including a new game mode and playable character, with a discount implementing at the time of the update's release cutting the price of unlocking the full game in half.

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KGI: Preorder demand for iPhone X could top 50...

AAPL stock is down slightly today due to a report from Digitimes that Apple has asked suppliers to slow down delivery of iPhone X components, and investor fears that iPhone 8 demand is weak.

On the other side of the spectrum, KGI today says that iPhone X demand could reach 40-50 million units due to strong interest …


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Mastering the iOS 11 app-stacking gesture

From a larger article on customizing your iOS home screen, Rene Ritchie has a section on rearranging apps on a page. Of all the gestures added to iOS over the years, I find this one (stacking app icons) the most difficult to master. Might be my big oafish fingers, or a subtlety on the tap mechanism itself, but I’ve simply found this mechanism frustrating.


Reading the steps Rene lays out in his post, watching the GIF, and practicing a bit, I finally have it. I think the issue for me was a quick staccato tap to add an icon. Had to hit it just right.

No matter, if you’ve never tried the app stacking thing, give Rene’s article a read.

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High Sierra validates Mac firmware weekly, alerts...

A new routine in High Sierra runs automatically weekly and checks the firmware of the Mac that is installed on to check for modifications that may jeopardize the security of the machine.

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AR features for MLB At Bat app teased in keynote won...

Phil Schiller teased an augmented reality overlay on a live baseball game during the iPhone 8 keynote presentation. Fans viewing the match could instantly see things like how far a ball was thrown, how hard it was hit and how fast a player is running.

But while those features are coming to the MBL At Bat app, fans won’t get them until the 2018 season …


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QuickerTek announces External Battery for USB Type-C...

QuickerTek has announced their $399 USB-C MacBook External Battery. Created with Lithium-ion power cells, it sports the USB 3.1 adapter cable necessary to power and charge the 2015-2017 12-inch MacBook and 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro.

According to the folks at QuickerTek, it adds up to 18 hours in extra run time for the MacBook and 16 hours for the MacBook Pro. The USB-C MacBook External Battery also charges and powers the laptops simultaneously. 

Every battery is shipped with a 120/240 Vac external smart battery recharger and USB-C (3.1) adapter cable, for immediate use. No drivers and no extra cables are needed. It is no longer necessary for users to carry an Apple recharger either. The SB-C MacBook External Battery also includes a USB type 2/3 charging 5.1 VDC at 2A for most USB devices such as iPhones and iPads.

The total recharge time for the battery is two hours. The USB-C MacBook External...

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Apple I and a Steve Jobs autograph on the auction...


Right now, an Apple-1 computer valued at $700,000 is being auctioned off, with a current bid of $140,000. And starting Oct. 20, a Newsweek magazine from 1988 signed by Jobs will be auctioned off at a starting bid of $1,000. It’s estimated the magazine will sell for between $10,000 and $15,000, according to RR Auction Executive Vice President Bobby Livingston.

Here’s a link to the Apple I auction page. As I write this, the current bid is up to $204,999. Bidding closes noon PT/3p ET tomorrow.

And here’s a link to the coming (October 20th) auction of the Steve Jobs signed Newsweek cover.


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Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds slightly bigger...

A teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3 published on Monday found that the device is largely similar to the Series 2, but with some redesign work to accommodate LTE technology.

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Latest 4K Apple Park drone video drops down inside...

We’ve seen a lot more of the Apple Park campus thanks to the iPhone 8 launch in the Steve Jobs Theater, so the latest drone footage from Matthew Roberts doesn’t show us much we haven’t seen before, but it’s enjoyable eye-candy anyway.

It includes dropping down inside the ring at sunset, and a peek down inside the building through some glass panels in the roof …


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External Link: Apple’s AirPower Charging Mat Won’t...

Here’s some disappointing news from MacRumors about Apple’s promised AirPower charging mat, which will wirelessly charge the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and AirPods in a special charging case. Since the Apple Watch has always used inductive charging, there was hope that older models would also work with the AirPower mat. That turns out not to be true: the AirPower mat will support only the Apple Watch Series 3. Older models will have to stick with their existing chargers.


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External Link: Apple Ups the App Store Cellular...

Ever hit a situation where you couldn’t download iOS apps because you weren’t on Wi-Fi? (We haven’t.) If that has been a problem for you in the past, it should be less so now. Apple says: “We’ve increased the cellular download limit from 100 MB to 150 MB, letting customers download more apps from the App Store over their cellular network.”


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Just Mobile AluCharge Ultra Slim 4-Port Rapid USB...

When you're traveling, one of the best accessories to have with you is a multi-port USB charger so you can keep your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch charged up and ready to go. But many travel chargers are bulky and heavy. Not the Just Mobile AluCharge Ultra Slim Rapid USB Charger, which is just less than three-quarters of an inch thick but can charge four devices at once. Normally you'd pay $49.95 for this high-quality charger, but we have it available for just $39.95 for a limited time.

Not only is the AluCharge thin and good looking, it's also smart! The device automatically detects the optimal power to allocate to each device for the fastest...

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External Link: iTunes Movie Rentals Now Last 48 Hours

Here’s a small but welcome tidbit: you now have 48 hours to finish watching an iTunes movie rental once you begin streaming it. Previously, you only had 24 hours, even though competing services usually offered 48 hours.


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iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus adoption seems to be lower...

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus adoption was lower than previous models over the first three days of availability as customers are apparently waiting for the iPhone X.

During the first weekend of sales, the iPhone 8 grabbed 0.3% of the device market share, while the iPhone 8 Plus accounts for 0.4%., according to data from the Localytics research group. However, keep in mind that this data doesn’t represent sales of the newest Apple smartphones, but measures users who have received their phones and have started using apps.

“Comparing first weekend adoption of the iPhone 8 models to previous models shows a notable, albeit not dramatic, difference,” says Localytics. “Last year, we reported that the iPhone 7 model garnered 1% adoption during the first weekend of sales, which was lower than 2015’s iPhone 6 launch, which grabbed 2% in its...

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A small-screen iPod, an Internet Communicator and a...

Horace Dediu, Asymco:

Apple is now the biggest watchmaker in the world, overtaking Rolex during the last quarter. This achievement happened less than two and a half years after Apple entered the watch market. Rolex, on the other hand, was founded in 1905, 112 years ago at a time when watches were the avant-garde of technology.

Horace follows with a nice job of walking through the numbers. That part of his post is interesting, but further down the column is something I found even more so:

It’s fitting therefore to remember how the iPhone was launched; as a tentpole troika: A wide-screen iPod, an Internet Communicator and a Phone. Today the new Watch is a small-screen iPod, an Internet Communicator and a Phone.


The iPhone was born a phone but grew up to be something completely unprecedented, unforeseen by its creators and, frankly, undescribable in the language of 2007.

The Watch was born a timepiece but it is traversing through the...

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iPhone 8 reportedly supports Enhanced Voice Services...

HD Voice – using LTE data to offer enhanced voice quality during phone calls – has been available on Apple devices since the iPhone 6, and it now appears the iPhone 8 supports the next generation of the technology.

A Japanese site is reporting that the iPhone 8 supports Enhanced Voice Services (EVS), and this seems to be supported by UK carrier EE …


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Control Center’s New Networking States: On, Off, and...

In iOS 11, Apple slipped notable changes into its Control Center networking controls. They’re not obvious, but you can master them.


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iFixit posts full iPhone 8 teardown

If you’re curious about the internal components of the iPhone 8, the cool humans at iFixit have already performed a full teardown and posted their findings to the Internet.

The teardown revealed a True Tone Retina display, Qi wireless charging support, Touch ID Home button, and improved camera sensors. Other components include an A11 Bionic processor, iFixit found 2 GB RAM, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 LTE modem and Gigabit LTE RF transceiver, Skyworks quad-band GSM power amplifier module, NXP secure NFC module, a Broadcom wireless charging chip, and more.

the iPhone 8’s rear-facing camera sports the same ƒ/1.8 6-element lens as the iPhone 7, but with a bigger sensor while sticking with 12 MP resolution. The front-facing camera is ƒ/2.2 7 MP with 1080p HD video support.

Apple has also included a 6.96 Wh battery, which is something of a step down from the iPhone 7’s 7.45 Wh battery, but apparently still retains the same battery life according to Apple.


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Apple quietly extends iTunes Store movie rental...

Coinciding with the launch of the new Apple TV 4K and iPhone 8 devices, Apple on Friday updated its website with new information regarding movie rentals, saying viewers now have up to 48 hours to complete their rented titles after first pressing play.

Prior to the change, iTunes Store customers had only a 24-hour period to finish watching or replaying a rented title. The change, though quietly announces, doubles the previous time limit.

Customers can watch and re-watch a rented movie as many times as they like within the 48 hour window. As noted by Apple, users who download movies for offline viewing are still subject to the 48 hour timer.

As expected, users have a 30 day time limit to begin watching a movie after it has been rented. If the movie goes unwatched during these 30 days, customers must rent the title again, thereby receiving another 30 days of access.

The movie rental change arrives as Apple TV 4K devices reach pre-order customers and...

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Apple patent filing involves beefed-up ‘virtual...

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20170270704) for “depth of field for a camera in a media-editing application field of the invention.” It hints at beefed up features, such as an enhanced “virtual camera,” in iMovie and Final Cut Pro X.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that digital graphic design, video editing, and media editing apps provide designers and artists with tools to create much of the media seen today through various media outlets (television, movies, Internet content, etc.). These tools allow designers the ability to generate, compose, composite, and animate images and videos in a virtual three-dimensional space. 

A computer simulating the three-dimensional space is able to produce (i.e., render) an image of the space as seen from a particular point in the space, looking in a particular direction, with a particular field of view. Some apps define a virtual camera at the particular point that is oriented in the particular direction and has properties...

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iFixit teardown of Apple Watch Series 3 finds...

Not long after its teardown of the iPhone 8, iFixit is back with a similar look at the innards of the Apple Watch Series 3, LTE version.

The biggest change, of course, is a while new set of radio chips for the LTE functionality. But the company says there’s one other feature touted as new by Apple which is actually also present in the Series 2 …


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How to make a music playlist in watch OS 4

You can sync playlists and albums on your Apple Watch using watch OS 4.  You can keep one music playlist on your Apple Watch at a time. Audiobooks and podcasts aren't compatible.

  • On your iPhone, go to the Music app.
  • Tap the Library tab, then tap Playlists > New Playlist.
  • Give your playlist a name.
  • Search or tap to find songs, artists, or albums to add. 
  • When you find something that you want to add, tap the “+” sign.
  • After you add the item, tap Done. You can then search for more music to add. 
  • When you're done adding music, tap Done to save your playlist.
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Uber tries three-pronged response to loss of London...

Uber is trying three separate approaches to overturn a decision not to renew its operating license in London when it expires on Saturday.

Transport for London’s (TfL) decision was a significant blow for the company, with Londoners reportedly making up 5% of its worldwide base of regular users …


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HoudahSpot 4.0 is a convenient desktop search tool...

By Aaron Lee

Houdah Software's HoudahSpot 4.0 is an excellent desktop search tool for macOS. 

With disk space ever growing and our digital lives continuously producing more and more data, much time is wasted searching for files. Even files you know are there can be hard to find when hidden in crowded folders. HoudahSpot builds upon macOS’s Spotlight and can help you get to the files you're looking for.

You can use the tool to create precise searches. Start with a simple search. When this turns up too many results, you can refine it by adding and combining criteria. With HoudahSpot you can: quickly sort through search results; add columns; apply filters; preview files and text matches; and set up templates for recurring searches.

The latest version (4.0) provides a: quick search field (you can start a search by typing just a few words); an improved criteria editor (you can set up and combine search criteria faster than ever before); save...

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Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 22, 2017

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

macOS Apps/Updates

St. Clair Software has released Default Folder X 5.1.6, an update to their utility for macOS. 

Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all macOS applications. It provides fast navigation to your files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Version 5.1.6 adds support for High Sierra and delivers numerous other improvements.

It requires macOS 10.10 or higher. Default Folder X 5.1.6 is a free update for existing version 5 users. New licenses are $34.95and upgrades from version 4 and prior...

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Sunday September 24

Moneydance 2017.5

Works around a crash in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and fixes a number of bus. ($49.99 new, free update, 96.8 MB)


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Ruling gives FAA more power over drones than local...

When it comes to drone regulations, the FAA's rules trump anything local governments conjure up. That's what a federal court in Massachusetts has proven when it ruled in favor of a commercial drone owner who sued the city of Newton over its drone ord...

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Watch: Why Apple TV 4K can't play 4K YouTube...

Apple TV 4K promises users the ability to view 4K HDR content from a wide range of sources, including Netflix and Apple's own iTunes Store. However, the streamer is incompatible with one of the world's largest repositories of free 4K content: YouTube. We explain why.

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Jared Kushner uses private email for White House...

You don't have to be a former presidential hopeful to draw heat over using private email for work. Politico has revealed that presidential senior adviser (not to mention son-in-law) Jared Kushner has been using a private email account to conduct Whit...

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Television with built-in Fire TV makes better use of...

One of the Element Fire TV Edition set's main hooks is clearly its Alexa voice control, so it stands to reason that the entire television stands to benefit the more you can use it, doesn't it? Sure enough, Element is trotting out an update that makes...

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Robots learn to walk naturally by understanding...

The challenge with bipedal robots isn't so much getting them to walk at all (although that's sometimes a problem) as it is getting them to walk naturally. They tend to either step cautiously or quickly run into trouble. Swiss researchers think they...

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Microsoft Office 2016 15.38

Patches two important security vulnerabilities in Excel. ($149.99 new, free update)


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‘Have a good day’: B.C. man politely asks family of...

This might be the funniest Canadian thing you see all weekend.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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Office 365's revamped web launchers put you to...

Sometimes, it's not your productivity apps that need a tune-up... it's how you get to those apps that needs work. And Microsoft knows it. The tech firm has redesigned the front end and Office 365's web app launcher. There's now a recommend...

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Quicken 4.6.3

Fixes a number of bugs, and paves the way for using the new Quicken Cloud service for syncing the desktop and mobile apps. ($74.99 new, free update from Quicken 2017)


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Video: First look at new Apple TV 4K with HDR

The new Apple TV 4K offers ultra-high resolution streaming from services like iTunes and Netflix, as well as access to apps and games on the tvOS App Store. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new set-top streaming box.

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Netflix app updated for 1080p HDR on iPhone 8,...

An update to the iOS Netflix app brings HDR video to Apple's new crop of phones including the iPhone 8 family and November's iPhone X, but as of yet, the feature has not been added to the Apple TV version of the app.

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Super Mario Run update to bring new world and...

Super Mario Run came to iOS earlier this year to great fanfare, but since then interest in the game has waned. Nintendo is hoping to change that next week, however, with a major update to Super Mario Run, as well as a steep price cut…


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Maze-like chip helps spot aggressive cancer cells

It's difficult to spot cancer cells -- just one in a billion blood cells are cancerous. How do you isolate them to know the trouble someone is facing and eventually treat it? By drawing the kind of mazes you enjoyed as a kid, apparently. Researche...

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The best air purifier

By Tim Heffernan and John Holecek

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that s...

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Dune! guide - how to toe the line and ge...
Publisher Voodoo is at it again with an all new high score chaser -- Dune! In this fast-paced arcade game, you have to propel yourself along sand dunes, gaining enough momentum to jump above the line to score points, while making sure you have... | Read more »
The best deals on the App Store this wee...
Happy Tuesday, dear readers. Your favorite part of the week as officially arrived. It's time to take a look at the best deals in games. Things are admittedly a bit sparse, but there are a few diamonds in the rough to see you through if you're... | Read more »
Be the last person standing in Legacy of...
Yoozoo Games’ popular action MMO Legacy of Discord is getting a huge new update to celebrate its first anniversary. Perhaps the biggest change is the addition of an exciting survival mode titled Last Guardian. This new survival mode will pit you... | Read more »
Home Street guide - how to make friends...
From the creators of Food Street comes Home Street, a new simulation game that tasks you with building a social network and designing a beautiful home. It's a bit like The Sims, but you won't have to worry about the daily chores involved (feeding,... | Read more »
Color Ballz guide - how to bounce to the...
Color Ballz is an addictive new arcade title from Ketchapp Studios. It takes old school mechanics from games like Brickles and puts a fun twist on it. Your job? To catch balls with a paddle and send them back into a chute to be carried back to... | Read more »
Q&A: A-33 Studio explains why Combat...
When it comes to mobile FPS, it’s often tricky to get the fundamentals right on a platform lacking a physical controller, large display and hefty RAM. With Combat Squad: Project Wednesday, A-33 Studio bravely took on the challenge of making a... | Read more »
Taichi Panda 3: Dragon Hunter guide - ti...
Taichi Panda 3: Dragon Hunter launched this week to players all over the world. It's a beautiful mobile MMORPG that blends elements of Eastern and Western fantasy. It reminds us of a mix between World of Warcraft and Jade Empire. MMO's can have a... | Read more »
The best new games we played this week -...
Phew. It has been a week, but now it's time to relax, put your feet up, and enjoy some brand new mobile games. It was a bit of slow week, but there's still plenty of new titles to add to your collection. Here are four of our favorites. [Read... | Read more »
Yoink - Improved Drag and Drop (Product...
Yoink - Improved Drag and Drop 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Productivity Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Yoink for iPad and iPhone lets you easily and quickly store items you drag, copy or share, for later use... | Read more »

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