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16:49
Adobe previews upcoming Variable Fonts feature for...

Adobe today has offered a sneak peek at some upcoming enhancements to Photoshop. In a video on YouTube, the company showcased a new Variable Fonts feature that allows designers to have an added layer of customization..

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16:25
Snapchat opens its popular AR World Lenses feature...

Over the last month, Snapchat has been rolling out a new World Lenses feature that uses augmented reality to place Bitmoji and other designs over real-world environments. Now, Snap is expanding those 3D Lenses to advertisers as it continues to look for new ways to monetize its platform….

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16:20
Apple Recommends Children Under 13, Twins and...

According to a security guide published Wednesday, Apple recommends that children under the age of 13 do not use Face ID on the iPhone X due to the probability of a false match being significantly higher for young children. The company said this was because "their distinct facial features may not have fully developed." They also recommend that twins and siblings do not use the new feature. The Guardian reports: In all those situations, the company recommends concerned users disable Face ID and use a passcode instead. With Face ID, Apple has implemented a secondary system that exclusively looks out for attempts to fool the technology. Both the authentication and spoofing defense are based on machine learning, but while the former is trained to identify individuals from their faces, the latter is used to look for telltale signs of cheating. "An additional neural network that's trained to spot and resist spoofing defends against attempts to unlock your phone with photos or masks," the...

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16:20
Inside iOS 11: Run four iPad apps on screen at once...




Multitasking capabilities on the iPad have gone up to 11 (or, to be more exact, four) in iOS 11, giving users the power to run more apps onscreen at once than ever before.

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16:13
Dubai is building a mock Martian city

Someday, you could take a flying taxi from Dubai to a Martian city in the middle of the desert right here on Earth. In preparation for its plans to establish a settlement on the red planet, the United Arab Emirates has announced that it's building a...

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15:36
FAA will restrict drones from flying around the...

On October 5th, hobbyists will no longer be able to fly their drones around ten US landmarks. The Department of the Interior and the FAA have restricted UAV flights within 400 feet of the monuments, which include the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore...

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15:06
Trio of Disney Channel iPhone and iPad apps...




Making good on a promise to do so, Disney has combined three of its content-providing apps, consolidating Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior into DisneyNow.

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15:03
ACLU challenges DOJ request for info on 6,000 anti-...

Way back in January, 200 protesters were arrested at Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration for felony rioting. The resulting investigation into their activities has been a rollercoaster of complaints alleging DOJ overreach, including the departmen...

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15:02
Apple: it’s impossible to enable FM reception in...

Apple has issued a statement to growing pressure to activate FM terrestrial radio features inside iPhones for safety reasons

Here’s what the tech giant says: “Apple cares deeply about the safety of our users, especially during times of crisis and that’s why we have engineered safety solutions into our products. Users can dial emergency services and access Medical ID card information directly from the Lock Screen, and we enable government emergency notifications, ranging from Weather Advisories to AMBER alerts. iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models do not have FM radio chips in them nor do they have antennas designed to support FM signals, so it is not possible to enable FM reception in these products.”

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14:46
Two states say the DHS is wrong about election...

Just a few days ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finally revealed which states were targets of Russian election hacking attempts after having known itself for nearly a year. But Reuters reports that two states are saying the DHS is wron...

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14:32
Play 'Lawbreakers' for free on PC this...

It hasn't been two months since team shooter Lawbreakers launched in early August and the game is inviting players to try it for free on PC this weekend, starting today. That's likely because the PC playerbase is dismal, peaking at 161 players total...

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14:31
Jealous of wireless charging on new iPhones? Here’s...

Do you dig the wireless charging that’s built in to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X but aren’t planning on upgrading this year? Good news, you can add this feature (including a charging base) to your iPhone 7 or earlier for as little as $20.

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14:27
AWT News Update: September 28, 2017

Cash, lenses, force restarts, flash memory and missing Sierra installers. That's what we've got for you today. Come and get it!

  • Apple Pay Cash may or may not be coming in late October
  • Olloclip says that its iPhone 7 / 7 Plus lens kits and cases work perfectly with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
  • Have an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? The way that you can restart the device has changed compared to previous iPhones. We tell you how...
  • Toshiba's flash chip business has apparently been sold and Apple's part of the consortium that bought it. Only problem? The consortium members can't agree on anything
  • Want to re-install macOS Sierra? Good luck finding an installer

The text version of the podcast can be read below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below. Apple News readers need to visit Apple World Today in order to listen to the podcast.

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14:15
Roku's IPO pushes its value to over $2 billion

When Roku announced it was chasing an IPO, its sights were to raise $100 million. The end result is more than double that, according to Bloomberg. As of press time, investors had bought some $219 million in stock and the company has been valued at $2...

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14:02
Synology introduces the DiskStation DS418play

Synology has launched the DiskStation DS418play, a 4-bay NAS designed to server as a home multimedia center. It packs a dual-core 2GHz processor capable of “bursting” up to 2.5GHz. 

The DiskStation DS418play comes with 2GB DDR3L memory by default, which is twice the size of its predecessor, and expands up to 6GB to enhance multi-tasking operations. Powered by a new hardware transcoding engine, DS418play supports up to two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding.

The processor of the DS418play supports AES-NI hardware accelerated encryption. With Link Aggregation enabled, DS418play delivers excellent encrypted data throughput at over 226 MB/s reading and 185 MB/s writing, according to Michael Wang, product manager at Synology. Users' digital assets are protected by AES-256 encryption, which allows them to enjoy high-performance data transmission, he adds.

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13:55
Twitter finds links to hundreds of Russian-backed...

Following news that Russian-linked operatives bought Facebook ads during the 2016 presidential election to sow divisiveness amidst the American public, Twitter announced on Thursday that it had uncovered a similar scheme afoot within its own social n...

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13:55
Netflix will spend over $400 million on Canadian...

Netflix will create a permanent production presence outside of the US for the first time with the establishment of Netflix Canada and a pledge to put over $400 million towards the development of Canadian programming. The money will be spent over the...

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13:46
Apple says iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 do not contain FM...

Apple has issued its first public response to growing pressure by the FCC and other groups to activate FM terrestrial radio features inside iPhones for end-users. In a statement, the company said it cares deeply about the safety of its users and directed users towards its emergency calling and Medical ID features.

It also revealed that is technically impossible for iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 to serve as an FM radio anyway, as they lack chips and antennas to support the signal.

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13:45
FCC Chief Tells Apple To Turn on iPhone's FM...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pushed Apple on Friday to activate the FM radio chips in the iPhone. From a report: In the wake of three major hurricanes that have wiped out communications for millions of people over the past month, Pai issued a statement urging Apple, one of the largest makers of cellphones in the US, to "reconsider its position, given the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria." FM radios that are already included in every phone could be used to access "life-saving information" during disasters, he said. For years the majority of smartphones sold in the US have included FM radios, but most of them have been turned off so that you couldn't use the function. Why? Mobile customers would be a lot less likely to subscribe to streaming music services if they could just listen to traditional, free broadcast radio. This incentive is especially true for Apple, which has a streaming music service. Apple said in a statement: "iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models do not...

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13:37
Apple sees dramatic surge in US national security...




Between January and the end of June Apple received somewhere between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests from the U.S. government, including orders under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court and national security letters, Apple revealed this week in its latest transparency report.

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13:34
Live out your Bond fantasies with Aston Martin'...

Aston Martin, the company behind James Bond's whip, has partnered with Triton Submarines on a submersible concept called "Project Neptune" for incredibly well-heeled folks. It's the first design from Aston Martin Consulting, recently formed to design...

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13:00
iStat Menus 6.0

Major upgrade to the menubar-based system monitoring utility adds customizable notifications, hotkey support, and a new weather widget. ($18 new, $9.99 upgrade, 20.3 MB)

 

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13:00
Alcatel Idol 5 hands-on: A decent phone for $200

Alcatel is back with a new Idol flagship that won't cost you a month's rent (unlike some other phones we know). The Idol 5 is the latest addition to the company's line of affordable handsets that offer mid- to high-end specs. The international versio...

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12:57
Mazda and Toyota will work together to design EVs

Six months ago, Toyota showed off a customized electric, self-driving Lexus. Just yesterday, the auto maker revealed an update to the vehicle line with new Lidar and deep learning AI that can better see objects around the car and predict safer paths...

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12:56
thatgamecompany's 'Flower' blooms on...




Popular and former PlayStation-exclusive game "Flower" has made the leap to Apple's iOS, debuting on the App Store Thursday for $4.99, before developer thatgamecompany launches its next title, "Sky," exclusively on iOS and tvOS this fall.

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12:55
Happy Hour Podcast 140 | Apple TV 4K hands on, High...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Apple TV 4K, macOS High Sierra launching, Apple Watch Series 3 and LTE apps, watchOS 4.1 beta and streaming music, and more.

9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Google Play Music, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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12:46
Snapchat's AR Lenses are the newest tool for ads

Remember Snapchat's dancing 3D hot dog? Well, you might start seeing a few more Lenses like that one because Snap is opening up its 3D World Lenses to advertisers. So far, it has partnered with Warner Bros. and Bud Light to create Lenses featuring th...

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12:45
Apple raises over $13 million for relief and...

Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, Irma swept across the Florida Keys and along the Gulf Coast, earthquakes struck Mexico and most recently in response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation throughout Puerto Rico, the Apple community has generated more than $13 million to help provide shelter, food, clean water and other emergency services in these communities.

Apple employees were among the thousands of volunteers directly involved in storm preparations and have participated in ongoing recovery efforts in Texas, Florida, Mexico and other affected regions. In Florida, Apple retail employees helped neighbors board up their homes in preparation for the storm, and continue to donate clothing and transport clean water. 

Employees in Texas have opened their homes to displaced families, while team members in Mexico handed out food to soldiers and volunteers helping those in need. And while Apple retail locations were closed in the immediate aftermath of these...

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12:38
Apple posts first public betas of iOS 11.1, macOS 10...

Apple has released the first public betas iOS 11.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1. The public betas are available on Apple's Beta Software Program website. Just remember that beta software, so proceed with care.

Apple does public betas in order to increase the size of the pool of testers. The tech giant recommends keeping back-ups of your files before installing a public beta.

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12:30
The Wirecutter's best deals: A good time to buy...

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c...

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12:14
Spotify's new playlist is personalized to your...

Spotify has added another personalized playlist to its lineup, but rather than a compilation of what you've been listening to or what you might like to hear, this one takes you back to what you used to play, probably on a CD or something. "Your Time...

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12:11
DisneyNow moves Disney, XD, and Junior channels to...

Disney has replaced its Disney Channel video app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV with the new DisneyNow app. As announced earlier this year, DisneyNow combines the company’s three kids cable channels — Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior — into a single app that features content from each channel.

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12:09
Popular interactive console game ‘Flower’ arrives on...

Acclaimed developer thatgamecompany has today brought Flower, one of its long popular titles, to iOS. If you haven’t heard of thatgamecompany or Flower before, you may remember the demo of upcoming iOS game Sky at Apple’s September event.

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12:00
The Hero 6 and 'GP1' is GoPro's...

"When I first was listening to our team's desire to make a chip, I felt a bit of anxiety, like, are we getting a bit ahead of ourselves? This might be beyond what our capabilities are," Nick Woodman, GoPro founder and CEO, told me in a rare break fro...

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11:46
FCC Chairman wants Apple to enable FM in iPhones for...

You might think of radio as an archaic form of listening to music, but it's still one of the more effective ways to get information to people, especially when cell networks go down. Most smartphones already have an FM chip baked right into the chipse...

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11:42
Epson adds seven new EcoTank all-in-ones to its line...

Epson America, Inc. announced the addition of seven new EcoTank all-in-one printers to the EcoTank line today, including the new Expression Premium models that come with a five-color ink system for better photo and document print quality.

What makes the EcoTank printers so different is the lack of traditional ink cartridges. Instead, the printers have integrated ink tanks that can be easily refilled from specially-designed bottles. Each printer is shipped with about two years of ink in the box, which Epson says is equivalent to about 30 ink cartridge sets. 

The printers can save users a lot of money in the long run. For example, I currently use an older Epson WF-3540 all-in-one that uses ink cartridges. Every time I need to change out a set of cartridges, I'm looking at about $85 for the super-capacity black, yellow, cyan and magenta cartridges. Sadly, I usually have to replace them twice a year although I don't do a...

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11:36
Google Drive now works with iOS 11’s new Files app

Google announced this week that Drive now fully integrates with Apple’s new Files app on iOS 11. Files allows you to access documents and media from multiple cloud providers including iCloud Drive and Dropbox in a single interface.

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11:30
Amazon’s confusing new Echo lineup: There’s a method...

Amazon's overstuffed Echo event yesterday made one thing clear: it's not afraid of doubling down on smart speakers and its virtual assistant Alexa. The company announced a smaller $100 Echo (just as we reported in July); a $150 Echo Plus with smart h...

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11:16
Twitter to Test Drive Double-Wide Tweets


Twitter has announced a limited test to double the maximum tweet size to 280 characters. Twitter has been struggling to boost user engagement, and its tweet character limitation has been the subject of a longstanding debate among customers and company insiders. One reason for the possible change is to correct for the imbalance between applying the maximum character count to Asian characters, which convey more meaning than characters in western languages, noted Twitter Product Manager Aliza Rosen and Senior Software Engineer Ikuhiro Ihara.

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11:16
The latest ‘Super Mario Run’ update is available for...

The update to Super Mario Run has arrived. We heard about the new features planned for the game last week, a main one being the introduction of Remix 10 -- super quick courses that include Bonus Games and one Super Bonus Game that can get you some ne...

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11:10
Amazon Unveils New Fire TV and Echo Smart Speakers

Amazon is countering Apple’s new Apple TV 4K and upcoming HomePod with a 4K-capable Fire TV and an assortment of aggressively priced Echo smart speakers.

 

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11:07
FCC chief Ajit Pai wants Apple to stop disabling FM...

Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon)

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday issued a public statement requesting that Apple activate the disabled FM radio chips within its iPhones.

Pai made his appeal in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which have wreaked havoc on communities across the US and beyond in recent weeks. The FCC chief’s framed the activation of the FM radio chip as a boon to public safety, since FM radio signals are generally easier to receive in times of emergency when compared to Internet-based services provided over a cellular network.

Though it may not be obvious at first blush, most smartphones...

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11:05
Comparison: Apple TV 4K vs Amazon’s new $70 4K Fire...

Amazon unveiled a host of new devices at a surprise event yesterday, and one of the company’s latest compelling products is the new 4K Fire TV. On the heels of the Apple TV 4K launch, let’s take a look at how the two set top boxes compare and what this could mean for the future of Apple’s offering.

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11:00
'Timberscrapers' could soon dominate urban...

They just don't make 'em like the Sakyamuni Pagoda anymore. Built from wood in 1056 in the Shanxi province of China, the building has remained standing to this day, despite seven earthquakes rattling the region within its first 50 years of existence....

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10:51
Cultural Insularity and Apple TV

From Shannon Liao’s roundup for The Verge of yesterday’s Amazon announcements:

Amazon Fire TV has had 4K support for a while, but a new device
will now support 4K HDR video with 2160p resolution at 60 frames
per second. It has Dolby Atmos integration and an Alexa voice
remote. It costs $70; that makes it priced far lower than the
rival Apple TV 4K, which starts at $179. The Fire TV is available
for preorder now and will come out on October 25th.

The lack of Dolby Atmos support in the Apple TV 4K was a sticking point in several reviews. Atmos support is supposedly coming to Apple TV in a software update, though, so the obvious difference between these products is price.

Without ever having looked at the new Fire TV (I did pre-order one, though, so I can), I’m sure that Apple TV is a more powerful device. The new Fire TV doesn’t even have a power cord — it just...

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10:42
'Apple community' pulls in $13M for...




The "Apple community" -- including workers and customers -- has raised over $13 million for the relief of recent hurricanes hitting the U.S. and the Caribbean, and earthquakes in Mexico, Apple said on Thursday.

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10:35
Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.1, macOS 10...




Apple has released initial public betas iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1, giving the broader public a chance to test out new features and bugfixes.

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10:26
Apple releases first iOS 11.1, tvOS 11.1, and macOS...

Apple has released the first iOS 11.1, tvOS 11.1, and macOS 10.13.1 public betas for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac. Each public beta versions come one day after the release of the first developer beta updates to iOS 11, tvOS 11, and macOS 10.13.

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09:52
With a Stolen iCloud Password, Your Mac Can Be Held...

Users who have Find My Mac enabled but are relying on weak iCloud passwords that have been stolen in mass breaches have had their Macs locked by extortionists. We need to change iCloud passwords immediately and longer term, give up outdated password ideas.

 

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09:47
GoPro launches iPhone-connected $499 4K Hero 6 Black...




GoPro on Wednesday took the wraps off of its fall 2017 lineup headlined by the new Fusion camera, capturing footage in 360 degrees and using an iPhone's gyroscopes to edit the scene, as well as a new Hero 6 Black capable of capturing 4K video at 60 frames per second. AppleInsider was there for the event in San Francisco with exclusive images and details.

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09:38
Apple Pay Cash may launch in late October after...

Apple Pay Cash, Apple’s upcoming person-to-person payment product that debuted at its WWDC developer conference this past June, is scheduled to be released in late October. This according to a footnote at the bottom of its Apple Watch Series 1 website. more…

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09:36
FCC chairman urges Apple to activate FM radios in...




The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has renewed pressure on Apple to turn on the FM radios hidden inside every iPhone, citing how useful that might have been during Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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09:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 12″ MacBook $1,100, 15″ Touch...

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

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09:03
Mellel 4.0.1

Maintenance release for the word processor designed for long documents. ($59 new, free update, 93.6 MB)

 

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08:57
FCC demands Apple ‘put the safety of the American...

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has once again publicly called out Apple over not enabling FM radio chips in iPhones during recent natural disasters. Pai’s pointed statement follows the NAB renewing its own push for Apple to enable FM radio access on iPhones.

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08:55
External Link: Apple Documents Face ID Security...

Apple has released a white paper explaining some of the finer details of Face ID, the facial recognition system coming with the iPhone X. Much like Touch ID, Face ID stores only a partial version of your biometric data on the device, so even if an attacker extracted the data, they couldn’t reconstruct your face. Also, Face ID occasionally adds photos from successful logins to its model so it can continue to recognize you as your face changes over time. Unfortunately, Face ID may not be adequate to foil evil twins (we’re not kidding!).

 

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08:51
Apple Music breaks through to 30 million subscribers




Apple Music has topped 30 million paid subscribers, Apple confirmed on Thursday, supplying background for an interview with executives Jimmy Iovine and Larry Jackson, and Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe.

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08:12
Video: The best wireless chargers for iPhone 8 and...




The launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus mark the debut of Qi wireless inductive charging in Apple's products. But which charging pad is the best option for your new iPhone? AppleInsider gives you the scoop.

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07:57
How to set separate controls for left and right...




Installing iOS 11 also updates the functionality of connected AirPods, giving users the ability to set separate, customizable controls for each wireless earpiece.

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07:56
Trump's proposed tax cuts could be a big deal...

Tax cuts proposed by President Trump and the Republicans could be huge for tech companies such as Apple, notes The Mercury News.

The proposal would cut corporate taxes to 20% from the current 35% to “[stop] corporations from shipping jobs and capital overseas” and reducing taxes on foreign profits. Apple alone holds $231 billion overseas, or 94 percent of the $246 billion cash hoard the company had as of the end of 2016, according to a Moody’s annual investor report in July.

Apple has long advocated for lower taxes on profit made outside its home country, especially because its size and success make it a popular target for critics of American companies that keep most of their money overseas. In 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook and other Apple execs were called to testify before Congress about the company’s tax avoidance. Cook said, “...

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07:49
NAB wants Apple to implement FM radio features in...

Though the iPhone includes FM radio chips, Apple hasn’t activated the feature, which would allow the smartphones to listen to FM radio. According to some critics, this puts lives in danger.

This hurricane season, ham radio operators often end up being the only existing news networks for reports from stricken islands and cities. Affected folks had to use FM radio to find out what to do and where to find help.

"Broadcasters are providing information on how to evacuate quickly, where flood waters are raging, how to get out of harm’s way if there’s a tornado or a hurricane," Dennis Wharton, a spokesman for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), told Bloomberg. "The notion that Apple or anyone else would block this type of information is something that we find fairly troubling.”

The NAB has been lobbying...

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07:42
Apple Music hits 30M paid subscribers, but the...

Apple Music continues to grow, Billboard reporting that it has now hit 30M paid subscribers – up from 27M in June. But Jimmy Iovine, who heads up the service, thinks what Apple is offering to subscribers isn’t yet good enough.

I don’t believe that what exists right now is enough […] Just because we’re adding millions of subscribers and the old catalog numbers are going up, that’s not the trick. That’s just not going to hold.

He made the remarks in a new interview …

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07:39
Osmo MindRacers toy combines iPad with Hot Wheels...




Osmo on Thursday launched MindRacers, a toy combining a docked iPad, an app, and real-world Hot Wheels cars.

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07:34
Apple Music tops 30 million paid subscribers

Apple Music exec Jimmy Iovine tells Billboard that the streaming music service now has “well over” 30 million paid subscribers. That’s up from the 27 million announced at the Worldwide Developer Conference in June. 

Spotify had 60 million paid subscribers in July. Apple Music doesn’t offer a free tier like Spotify does, offers up a free three-month trial to new users. After the free trial period, it costs $4.99 for a student license, $9.99 for a single user license, and $14.99 for a family license.

Apple reports Apple Music revenue as part of the catch-all Services segment, which reported $7.3 billion in third quarter revenue. That’s up 22% year-over-year.

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07:20
Realistic AR drone simulator is fun today, could...

An augmented reality drone simulator powered by Apple’s ARKit allows users to fly a virtual quadrocopter wherever they are.

“ARKit is a game-changer,” says Taylor Moore, co-founder of CircleSquare Entertainment. “We were actually working very hard on a drone racing game – but dropped everything when we realized that we could offer iOS users the kind of augmented reality no one has ever seen before. DroneTopolis AR is like having a Drone in your Pocket.”

You can fly your virtual drone in places the real thing wouldn’t be allowed, fly through virtual ‘hoops’ and record and stream your flights to share with friends …

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07:15
An inside look at the iPhone X lock screen and home...

Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac:

The new Xcode 9.1 beta has also been released by Apple today with support for the new operating system updates: iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1 and tvOS 11.1. It also includes a more fully-fledged iPhone X simulator, which demonstrates the new lock screen and home screen experiences.

There are also some onboarding videos, for things like activating Siri or revealing Control Center, which will be shown to iPhone X users upon setup.

Benjamin does a great job pulling together these inside looks at the iPhone X experience. Read his article, there’s a lot to it.

Here’s just a taste, a pair of onboarding videos, two different results when you swipe up from the bottom, one with a pause and one without, courtesy of Guilherme Rambo:

Remember I talked about onboarding videos when setting up the iPhone X? Here's the first one. pic.twitter.com/Fe5t3s8lgo

— Guilherme Rambo...

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07:03
Apple’s TV strategy becomes clearer as top stars...

The Hollywood Reporter:

The world’s biggest company is officially taking meetings as everyone from Jennifer Aniston to Steven Spielberg salivates over selling the first big show. One studio chief says, “Who wouldn’t want to be the ‘Mad Men’ or ‘House of Cards’ on Apple?”

And:

Though Apple isn’t looking to replicate the pace or scale of rival Netflix’s $6 billion annual spend, it is eager to be in the prestige content business in a significant way. Per multiple sources briefed on the company’s plans, its executives are looking for big, smart, splashy dramas, with at least one citing Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Crown as models. And though there are still plenty of questions — first and foremost, how will an Apple show be distributed? — talent is lining up to provide options.

And:

At press time, the company had bids out on only a handful of projects, including an update of Steven Spielberg’s 1980s sci-fi, horror, fantasy anthology series,...

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07:02
Anker unveils new AirPlay-enabled Capsule Portable...

It’s been a busy 2017 for Anker thus far, as the brand has expanded in many ways to smart home technology and other categories. Today, it’s launching a new campaign on Indiegogo under its Nebula sub-brand for the upcoming Capsule handheld projector.

Called the “world’s most advanced pocket cinema”, this soda-can sized device offers a range of connectivity options including AirPlay, Chromecast, Bluetooth and HDMI. All of which are supported by an internal battery pack that supplies upwards of 2.5-hours of playtime on a single charge.

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07:01
Apple considering 'Full Active' LCDs from...




Apple is reportedly considering "Full Active" LCDs by Japan Display for use in some of next year's iPhones, perhaps supporting views it will make a slow transition to OLED.

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07:00
How Apple is managing the iPhone buying dilemma

So here are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, in stores at last. But this time things are a little bit different—the hardest of the hard-core iPhone buyers are sitting out Apple’s annual roll-out of the latest iterative improvement to the iPhone. Of course, that’s because the iPhone X—a cutting-edge model that offers more than iterative improvement—is looming on the horizon.

This leaves Apple, the iPhone, and the people who buy it in a fall unlike any we’ve seen in some time. And in surveying people I know—hard-core Apple fans and casual iPhone users alike—I’ve been surprised at how different people are reacting to the different buying choices Apple is offering this time around.

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06:59
Deals: 13" MacBook Pro (16GB) for $1,599 ($100...




Shoppers looking for a 13" MacBook Pro with 16GB of memory can pick up a system for $1,599 after a $100 discount. Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro is also $50 to $60 off this week with prices starting at $599. Meanwhile, the Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro is $500 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.

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06:54
∞ HBO’s Steven Spielberg documentary

From HBO:

Through exclusive interviews with actors, family, and the filmmaker himself, this unprecedented documentary pulls back the curtain on the remarkable career of Steven Spielberg. Featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Liam Neeson, and many more.

Spielberg is one of the most consistently excellent directors on the planet. He’s certainly one of the most entertaining storytellers, a real master of his craft. As you watch the trailer (embedded in the main Loop post), think about the sheer number of great movies he’s brought to life.

As I’ve argued on Twitter, his batting average is not the best among directors, but to me, his overall body of work belongs at the top.

The documentary drops on October 7th.

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06:45
Apple patent describes how HomePods could...

One of the features Apple emphasized for its upcoming HomePod speaker is what the company refers to as ‘spacial awareness.’

HomePod uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio. [This] automatic room-sensing technology allows HomePod to quickly learn its position in a room, whether it’s in a corner, on a table or in a bookshelf, and within seconds, is perfectly optimized to deliver an immersive music listening experience wherever it is placed.

This is a more efficient version of a semi-manual audio adjustment process used by other high-end speaker systems like Sonos and Naim. But a new Apple patent...

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06:41
Apple releases Face ID security guide

A few bits from Apple’s Face ID Security white paper:

When Face ID detects and matches your face, iPhone X unlocks without asking for the device passcode. Face ID makes using a longer, more complex passcode far more practical because you don’t need to enter it as frequently.

If Face ID was able to eliminate the passcode completely, users could use long, impossible to memorize strings, just as they would with strong passwords combined with a password manager. But the fact that you have to memorize the passcode (you won’t have to use it much, but you’ll still encounter situations where you’ll need it) limits the complexity. Not a complaint, just an observation.

Here’s when a passcode is still required:

  • You can always use your passcode instead of Face ID, and it’s still required under the following circumstances:
  • The device has just...
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06:28
Even a wee bit of anonymized location data is enough...

Fast Company:

“Companies often claim to have ‘anonymized’ your location history by taking your name off it,” says Peter Eckersley, the chief computer scientist of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. “But that is totally inadequate because you’re probably the only person who lives in your house and who works in your office, and it’s easy for any researcher or data scientist to look at a location trace and figure out who it belonged to.”

If you gave someone my location data, completely scrubbed of any identifying info other than geo-coordinates, it would be simple for them to turn that into my name, address, phone number and, with a bit of work, even more personalized information.

If my location data includes a stop at a house, especially if I only stop at one house, chances are good that’s my house. A simple lookup in a public tax database and they’ve got me, and a wealth of info about me.

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06:19
Apple updates their Privacy page

Apple has always emphasized their belief in privacy. This update of their site makes that much clearer, with a focus on tentpole issues. There’s a lot of detail on this subsite. Apple’s commitment to privacy is strong and well laid out.

Take a look.

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06:10
Google pulls YouTube from Amazon Echo

Jan Dawson, Tech Narratives:

Amazon announced last night that Google had pulled its YouTube app from the former’s Echo Show device, the company’s first screen-based voice speaker. YouTube was one of very few video options available on the Echo Show, with Amazon’s own Prime Video being the main alternative.

Amazon has something Apple wants and seeks to emulate in Prime Video. Amazon wants to protect Prime Video, is using its storefront power to horsetrade with Apple, swapping Apple TV presence on Amazon.com for a Prime Video app on Apple TV.

Google and Amazon are fighting a different battle. At the very least, there’s Google Home vs Amazon Echo. But there’s a subtle shopping competitiveness as well, with both trying to work into the first place consumers go when they want to make a purchase.

All of this might have nothing to do with why Google pulled YouTube (the claim is that Amazon’s implementation broke YouTube’s terms of service). It might have more...

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06:08
B-Eng introduces a drag ’n drop encryption app for...

B-Eng has introduces Data Vault 1.0, a utility for automated encryption and decryption on any Mac. With its dual panel layout files can be dropped on the left panel to encrypt and on the right panel to decrypt. 

Encryption and decryption is fully automated in Data Vault, using military grade 256-Bit encryption technology. Thanks to its layout it can be used just like any dual panel file manager, according to Christian Schaffner, general manager of B-Eng.

Data Vault requires macOS 10.11 or later and costs $8.99. It’s available at the Mac App Store.

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05:29
Apple files for patents for a folded lens system...

Future iPhones and iPad could sport folded a folded lens system with three, four or five refractive lens as evidenced by new patent filings 20170276914, 20170276913, and 20170276912.

In the patent filings, Apple notes that the advent of small, mobile multipurpose devices such as smartphones and tablet or pad devices has resulted in a need for high-resolution, small form factor cameras for integration in the devices. However, due to limitations of conventional camera technology, conventional small cameras used in such devices tend to capture images at lower resolutions and/or with lower image quality than can be achieved with larger, higher quality cameras. 

Achieving higher resolution with small package size cameras generally requires use of a photosensor (also referred to as an image sensor) with small pixel size and a good, compact imaging lens system. Advances in technology have achieved reduction of the pixel size in photosensors. However, as photosensors become...

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05:28
Shortly after Apple finalizes its stake, Toshiba...

Shortly after Apple finalized its stake in the Bain Capital bid for Toshiba’s chip-making division, that bid has now been accepted by the Japanese corporation.

The delay in Toshiba finally accepting the bid was due to Apple demanding new terms, says a report …

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05:19
Toshiba signs a deal to sell its memory chip unit

Toshiba has signed a $17.7 billion deal to sell its memory chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital. Apple is among the companies included in the group.

The sale still faces legal challenges from partner Western Digital, as well as hurdles for antitrust clearance. Apple is interested as the move would allow it to lock in memory technology for its iPhone and other products.

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05:01
iBooks Author 2.6

Brings capability to images and videos from the Photos app and adds support for wide color gamut images. (Free, 409 MB)

 

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05:00
Microsoft announces Office 2019, states users will...

You’ll be able to purchase Microsoft Office 2019 outright as opposed to signing up and paying for it on a monthly basis, as you currently have to do with Microsoft Office 2016.

Office 2019 will ship in the second half of 2018, Microsoft said, with a preview version scheduled for mid-2018. The Office 2019 suite will include the standard complement of Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, plus server apps like Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. It’s thought that Microsoft will offer different versions of Office 2019, including a version for the Mac, but executives didn’t say.

Microsoft has called Office 2019 a suite of “perpetual” apps wherein a customer pays for them with a one-time fee as opposed to a recurring subscription. The company will continue to offer Office 365 on a subscription basis with the payment spread out over a longer period of time. At present, Microsoft’s Office 365 Home retails for $100 per year.

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05:00
watchOS developer beta 1 points to LTE music, radio...

Apple’s newly released watchOS 4.1 developer beta features expansions to the Apple Watch’s built-in Music app. This includes the ability to stream songs from Apple Music and iTunes Match via an LTE connection on the new Series 3 hardware.

The company has stated that LTE music streaming for the Apple Watch Series 3 will be available to the public in October at the earliest. The watchOS 4.1 developer beta 1 suggests that the feature will be available for launch within the coming weeks.

The release notes stated that users will be able to stream any song from either the Apple Music or iCloud Music Library. This also includes tracks purchased from iTunes and songs matched with iTunes Match.

Apple has also stated that users streaming with GPS and Bluetooth headphones can expect roughly four hours of uptime with the Apple Watch Series 3 while exercising outdoors.

In addition, watchOS 4.1 will also include a new Radio app that gives access to Beats 1 live...

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04:48
Next year’s LCD iPhones might allow OLED-style near-...

Although LCD iPhones are now starting to feel like the poor relation of the shiny new OLED screens used in the iPhone X, it seems that the gap between the two might get smaller next year.

Apple is reportedly considering using a new form of advanced LCD panel that would allow the same kind of near-bezel-free designs as OLED does today …

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04:30
Monster Park — Dino World is a fun introduction to...

Vito Technology has launched Monster Park - Dino World, a fun augmented reality (AR) app for iOS 11. 

The game lets you “see” and move dinosaurs with a compatible iDevice’s camera. Using tracking and light detection, you can, for instance, make a tyrannosaurus rex walk around a room and watch pterodactyls fly around (and zoom toward you). You can also open and enter a portal to take a look at the world of dinosaurs, which packs one impressive waterfall.

To move a dino, tap any place on the ground (or floor) you see on your iPhone or iPad screen to direct the dinosaur to this point. Hit the monster and watch what happens. You can make the dinosaur follow you, run away, or roam about freely.

Monster Park - Dino World is fun, at least for awhile, though it’s not something you’ll play for hours at a time. But for $2.99, it’s a fun way to dip into the AR world of iOS 11. Monster Park - Dino World is available at the...

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04:12
Comment: Apple’s future-proofing is why all Touch ID...

Apple yesterday shared details of how face recognition works on the iPhone X, but one thing that hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves is how Apple future-proofed its iOS authentication from the start.

This future-proofing is why all Touch ID enabled apps will automatically authenticate with Face ID without requiring developers to update …

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04:07
External Link: Twitter Doubling Character Limit to...

Say it isn’t so! Twitter has announced that it is doubling the character limit for tweets from 140 to 280, nominally to allow those who write in languages like English, French, and Spanish to express as much information as those who write in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Twitter is rolling the feature out slowly, and so far the accounts with the new 280-character limit are being as obnoxious as possible about it. But what else would you expect?

 

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04:00
How to create folders in tvOS 11

With a fourth or fifth generation Apple TV and tvOS 11, you can create folders in which you can collect similar apps. To create a folder:

  • Navigate to one app that you want in the folder.
  • Press down and hold the Siri Remote or Apple Remote to select the app. It will jiggle when selected.
  • Drag your finger lightly on the trackpad to move the app and hover over a second app that you wish to place in the same folder. A new folder will automatically appear.
  • Press the trackpad on the Siri or Apple remote to drop it into the newly created folder.
  • Press the Home button on the Siri Remote to go back to the Home screen in tvOS.

(This how-to is based on my experiences and info on Apple's support pages — where the images sometimes come from.)

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 28, 2017

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Mobile Creators has rolled out #filmphotography 1.0.1. The $2.99 app is dedicated to “film, film cameras, and the principles of photographic mastery” It helps film photography enthusiasts can get their hands on new film and new new cameras as well as dirt-cheap great cameras of old.

macOS Apps/Updates

Code Line has updated Art View 2, the Quick Look enhancement for Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite documents. The utility allows users to preview, inspect, and reveal dependent font and image files from within Apple's Quick Look...

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01:01
Banktivity 6.2

Adds compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra and re-introduces the Category Interval Report. ($64.99 new, free update, 19.0 MB)

 

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Wednesday September 27

22:17
James Cameron-led 'Terminator' sequel will...

1984 marked the year that James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton became superstars with The Terminator. Thirty-three years later, all three of them are back for more in a sequel that Cameron has said will take place directly afterTer...

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21:08
Declaration of Apple and Bain Capital's $18B...




Apple has reportedly finished negotiation of its financial arrangement with Bain Capital and other investors, with a possible announcement of terms of the consortium's deal for Toshiba's chip foundry to be made public as soon as Thursday.

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21:03
Amazon Echo, Echo Plus or Echo Spot: Which Alexa...

The answer was easy when there were just two models. Now Alexa is all over the place.

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20:43
White House: Yes, the president blocks critics on...

Yes, the president does block critics on Twitter. That's what the latest legal filing related to President Trump's Twitter activities has revealed. If you'll recall, seven individuals filed a lawsuit claiming Trump is violating the First Amendment by...

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20:31
Toyota's latest self-driving car is more aware...

Toyota barely unveiled its second-generation self-driving testbed half a year ago, but it's already back with an update. The automaker is showing off a Platform 2.1 research vehicle that has made some big technology strides... including some unusual...

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20:11
Report: Apple reaches ‘final terms’ for its piece of...

There’s finally and end in sight for the ongoing saga that is the sale of Toshiba’s memory chip unit. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has reached “final terms” to be part of Bain Capital’s $18 billion bid for the chip business…

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19:54
ScreenFlow 7.1

Adds support for exporting HEVC files when running macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($129 new, free update from version 7, $39 upgrade, 55 MB)

 

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19:30
Should Twitter bring the timeline back to Apple...

Earlier today, Apple Watch users noticed that Twitter had seemingly killed off its Apple Watch app with a silent update to the iOS client. Given the release of the cellular Apple Watch, many had hoped developers would have a renewed interest in Apple Watch apps, but this doesn’t seem to be the case for Twitter…

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19:09
Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he...

Last November, Mark Zuckerberg said, "Personally, I think the idea that fake news on Facebook, of which it's a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way is a pretty crazy idea." Nearly a year later, and after evidence has b...

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