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Tuesday July 25

08:15
Motorola's newest Mod is this $300, 360-degree...

You didn't think Motorola was just going to announce a new phone, did you? The company also unveiled its latest Moto Mod — a 360-degree camera that magnetically attaches to Moto Z phones — here at an event in New York City. Details are st...

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08:15
Motorola's sleek, sturdy Moto Z2 Force arrives...

So far, Motorola has spent its year churning out reliably good mid-range devices, not to mention a handful of new Moto Mods. Not bad, but now it's finally flagship time. Motorola officially revealed the Moto Z2 Force in New York this morning, and &md...

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08:06
AWT TV Episode 16: July 24, 2017

Welcome to AWT TV, a weekly show  featuring Steve Sande, Dennis Sellers and Marty Edwards of Apple World Today. Each week we'll discuss what's happened in the world of Apple, talk about new apps and accessories, maybe even have a demonstration or two of the latest software. 

This week, it's Steve & Marty again. Dennis is very, very busy so he's been away from the show for awhile, but we will hopefully see him again soon.

We talked about:
• Apple naming a Vice President of People
• The Rock's video with Siri
• Steve demonstrates the Untappd app - it's a social media app for beer lovers!
• Marty visits the local Apple Store and comes back with an iPad mini 4 (it's his wife's!)
• Steve's propensity for putting all of his apps in folders...
• The Moleskine case for iPad mini
• Why Apple has removed the "Startup...

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08:04
LG amping up OLED production with $7B investment to...




LG has announced that it will pour more than half of its capital expenditure budget into manufacturing plants to increase production of large panels suitable for televisions, as well as small ones for devices like the forthcoming "iPhone 8."

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08:00
Algobrix teaches coding with Lego-like bricks

Legos have been a beloved for decades as toys that teach constructive aesthetics and foster DIY creativity. Then the company started releasing Mindstorm kits to turn static models into moving robots with a little programming magic -- but these were a...

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07:49
Kanex ‘GoPlay Sidekick’ portable Made-for-iPhone,...

First announced earlier this year at CES, Kanex is today officially launching its new GoPlay Sidekick controller for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.
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07:48
Comment: This new HP AIO has the kind of design cues...

I wasn’t alone in expressing disappointment when Apple discontinued the Apple Thunderbolt Display without announcing a replacement.

The company did later announce that it does now have some display plans in the works – but possibly only a very high-end one designed specifically for use with a much more powerful (and modular) Mac Pro.

We’re hoping that it will be offering something more mainstream as well. I wasn’t impressed by the LG 5K UltraFine Apple was pushing as its official recommendation, and haven’t yet seen anything else that grabs me. Indeed, the...

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07:47
Adobe accidentally leaks cloud-based 'Nimbus...




Adobe has accidentally let an early version of "Project Nimbus" -- a primarily cloud-based photo editor -- slip out to some Creative Cloud subscribers, according to a report.

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07:45
Engadget giveaway: Win a 55-inch TCL P-Series 4K...

TV prices are dropping and quality is on the rise, at least compared to my initial foray into HD over a decade ago. Now, you can pick up a set with 4K, HDR and a built-in streaming platform for well under a grand, like this $650 55-inch P-Series from...

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07:29
Google expects 11 Daydream-ready phones by the end...

Right now, it's slim pickings if you want a smartphone that supports Daydream VR headsets. Outside of Google's own Pixel line, you're looking at just a handful of devices from ASUS, Huawei, Motorola and ZTE. Your choices should get better soon, thoug...

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07:14
Google SOS Alerts can guide you during a crisis

When you're in the midst of a crisis, your internet search priorities are clearly different than usual: am I in danger? Where can I go for safety? And who do I talk to for help? Google clearly recognizes this, as it's rolling out SOS Alerts in bot...

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07:10
Facebook boosts live 360 video to 4K for better VR

Following YouTube's support for 4K live 360 video late last year, it was only a matter of time before Facebook caught up. After all, Zuckerberg's betting big on VR. Today, the social media giant announced the launch of 4K resolution for live 360 stre...

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07:05
Quanta revenue projections support expectations of a...

Predictions for a ‘strong second-half’ for Quanta computer support expectations of an Apple Watch Series 3 being launched in September …

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06:54
Nielsen’s TV ratings now include YouTube TV and Hulu...

Most of us watch TV in one form or another, but many people have been cutting the cord and diving headfirst into streaming services. Recently, YouTube and Hulu have debuted their own plans for streaming live TV channels, and starting today, one of the biggest names in television is starting to track those services.

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06:49
Huawei's Watch 2 costs $550 more with a Porsche...

Android Wear still pretty clunky despite the version 2.0 release, and most of the smartwatches using it are somewhere on a scale between homely and fugly. Huawei's Watch 2 is a decent looking exception, though, and it's hoping to boost profits from b...

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06:48
Apple's 'iPhone 8,' other high-end...




The glut of high-end smartphones expected to ship in the second half of 2017 -- including Apple's "iPhone 8" and "7s" -- may put such a heavy strain on parts suppliers that it will actually affect PC shipments, according to a report.

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06:44
The dramatic details of Steve Jobs’ life are playing...

The Making of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, The Santa Fe Opera (YouTube)

Steve Jobs has been the subject of all kinds of art over the years, and now scenes from his life will play out on stage with powerful vocals in a new opera. The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs highlights the "complicated and messy" life of the Apple cofounder and is the product of a partnership between composer Mason Bates and librettist/Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Campbell.

Pairing something as contemporary as the story of Steve Jobs and Apple with a classical medium such as opera may seem like a mismatch. However, Bates was convinced he and Campbell could produce a compelling opera focusing...

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06:40
WaterField Designs unveils enhanced TSA-friendly Zip...

WaterField Designs has announced the refined Zip Brief, an “ultra-slim” laptop bag with space for several tech and personal items.

It unzips around three sides to lie flat for TSA-airport security and slips over a wheeled suitcase handle. Increased depth and a pleated front pocket allow the new Zip laptop bag to hold an array of necessities while maintaining its slim profile, says WaterField Designs owner Gary Waterfield. 

It’s designed to hold the essentials a professional needs for a day at work—a laptop or tablet, power supply, cables, small hard drive, smartphone, pad of paper and Apple Pencil— all organized and protected in one compact bag, he adds. Inside, a padded laptop compartment with cut-out corners allows users to charge a device while it rests protected inside the sleeve. 

Two internal mesh pockets hold additional accessories and a slim enclosure stows the Apple...

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06:35
SOS Alerts on Google Search and Maps apps on iOS aim...

As past events throughout time have proven, the world can sometimes be a dark and dangerous place. Having access to the right information during a crisis can prove to be lifesaving depending on the situation at hand, and the release of SOS Alerts on the Google Search and Maps on iOS aims to make dealing with these future events easier and much more manageable.
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06:34
Nielsen counts live Hulu and YouTube TV streams for...

Nielsen might be the lord of all TV ratings, but they've been scrambling to catch up in this new media landscape we're in. Over the years, the service has been shifting and adjusting its traditional model to take into account the new and myriad ways...

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06:21
Musk and Zuckerberg bicker over the future of AI

It's easy to imagine the world's most powerful people as being mysterious and aloof, but thanks to the wonders of Twitter, we can now regularly witness them being just as petty as the rest of us. Everyone's favorite eccentric billionaire Elon Musk is...

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06:15
Touch ID problems in Apple's 'iPhone 8...




An analyst historically extremely critical of Apple believes that "iPhone 8" shipments, apparently constrained by late resolution of in-screen OLED Touch ID issues, will impact third quarter shipments for Apple, but won't have much impact on its marketshare, particularly in China.

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06:07
∞ Want to get started with Logic Pro? Here’s one...

Interested in digging into Logic Pro, but find the interface a bit intimidating? Here are two resources that might ease the learning curve.

First, spend some time with this excellent, free 4 part series from Justin Kahn, writing for 9to5Mac. To me, there’s enough depth to really understand the basics, while maintaining a slow enough pace that it’s still easy to follow.

Second, take a look at this series of slides, part of a music production course from the esteemed Berklee College of Music. The slides focus on the details of the mixer and the channel strip. To me, these are the most complex pieces of the Logic Pro interface.

Have some other suggestions for learning Logic Pro? Ping me on Twitter or post a comment.

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06:00
Poll: Which approach should Apple take to the status...

When we first started seeing renders based on the ‘notch’ design now expected for the iPhone 8, the cameras, sensors and speakers stood out as they were shown surrounded by visible screen.

We yesterday saw a render based on a different approach: turning the status bar black so that it blends in with the notch, at least if the front of the phone is black. This provides a much neater look, though it could be argued that it detracts from the ultra-thin bezel appearance.

We’ve now been sent a mockup based on a third possible approach …

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06:00
Get 8 Mac apps and utilities FREE with The MacLovin...

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  • PDF Creator Pro for Mac: Easily convert batches of files to PDF format!
  • Photolemur: The world's first automated photo enhancement app, all yours for free!
  • Music Cleanup for Mac: Remove duplicate music files from iTunes and fix ID3 tags
  • MobiKin Doctor for iOS: This Mac app helps retrieve lost iOS...
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06:00
Giphy's GIF-making tool is now available in...

Last October, Giphy reported that users made 100 million daily users serving 1 billion GIFs per day. But how many of those views -- and creations -- are on mobile? The moving image repository site has updated its GIF Maker to work while viewing from...

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05:56
Jean-Louis Gassée: Who killed Windows Phone

Jean-Louis Gassée, Monday Note:

Just back from three weeks in the Country of Good Sin’s heartland, I see Microsoft’s fresh and well-received Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results. The numbers acknowledge what was already notorious: Windows Phone is dead.

Country of Good Sin? That’s France, though I’d love to know the origin of that particular nickname. Hopefully, some kind reader will enlighten me.

Moving on:

The gross failure of what once was the most powerful and richest tech company on the planet led to a search for a platform killer. Detectives didn’t think they had to go far to nab a suspect: Android. Microsoft’s Windows Phone was murdered by Google’s smartphone OS. How could Redmond’s money-making software licensing business model survive against a free and open source platform? Case closed.

No so fast.

And:

Microsoft’s smartphone troubles started well before the...

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05:42
∞ ARKit used to create an amazing, table-top,...

[VIDEO] Click over to the main Loop post and watch the video. I can’t say enough great things about ARKit. Such a terrific move by Apple.

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05:39
∞ Snopes locked in legal battle for control of its...

Poynter, a few weeks ago, in a post that lays out the legal details:

The owner of Snopes is locked in a legal battle with a small digital services company for control of the popular debunking site.

Proper Media — a company that owns, operates and represents web properties — has issued a legal complaint and demand for a jury trial with Snopes owner Bardav, Inc. for what it calls “a lengthy scheme of concealment and subterfuge to gain control of the company and to drain its profits,” according to documents filed in the Superior Court of California in San Diego County.

And from this New York Times article:

The site, which gets all of its revenue from advertising, created a crowdfunding page on Monday, seeking $500...

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05:37
Apple is granted a patent for a ‘motion tracking...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,715,273) for a “motion tracking user interface,” which doubtless involves its efforts in augmented and virtual reality. The company is already building augmented reality tools for developers into the upcoming iOS 11, thought this invention could apply to Macs as well as iPhones and iPads.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that input devices for computer systems commonly include a mouse, a keyboard, or other input devices (e.g., a pen-based device, a track ball, etc). Each of these input devices requires a user's spare hand to operate. In some cases, a user may need both hands free to complete a task (e.g., typing on a keyboard) or the user may suffer from a disability that precludes the use of one hand. 

When the user desires to interact with the computer system, the user must interrupt the task to manipulate an input device. This may be difficult or impossible for folks with disabilities. Apple wants to remedy this by...

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05:30
Nokia will unveil its first Android flagship next...

Finnish startup HMD Global will give the world its first official look at its Nokia-branded Android flagship on August 16th. The manufacturer is sending out invites for a London event on that date, reports The Verge. The news comes just over a week a...

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05:27
CIRP: Apple’s iPhone is attracting more Android...

New data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners— as noted by 9to5Mac — shows that, during the April to June quarter, Apple attracted more Android switchers than at any time in the past 12 months. CIRP IRP also reports that the iPhone 7/Plus accounted for 81% of all U.S. iPhone sales in the quarter, at 47% for the standard model and 34% for the Plus.

The research group writes: “The good news for Apple is that relative to earlier quarters, they attracted a higher percentage of iPhone buyers from Android phones. In the past three quarters before the June 2017 quarter, Android owners had represented 14% to 17% of iPhone buyers. With lengthening upgrade cycles and a growing percentage of owners with the most recently released models, continued platform switching will be important to the success of the next iPhones …

“The newest iPhone models, 7 and 7 Plus, accounted for a much higher share of...

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05:22
Jamming GPS signals is illegal, dangerous, cheap,...

Gizmodo:

If I were to plug the gadget into my car, it would jam up the Global Positioning System signals within a 16-foot radius, rendering my smartphone’s Google Maps app useless and disabling any tracking devices that might be on my vehicle. That may sound harmless enough, but when one considers that thousands of lives (everyone in an airplane right now, for instance) and billions of dollars depend on reliable and accurate GPS signals, it’s easy to understand why my little jammer and others like it are illegal to use, sell, or manufacture in the United States. Every time I turn it on, I could incur a $16,000 fine.

But they’re easy to get online, and I’m not the only one who has ordered one.

Why do people risk the fine to jam GPS?

He’s seen truckers trying to avoid paying highway tolls, employees blocking their bosses from tracking their cars, high school kids using them to fly drones in a restricted area, and even, he believes, undercover police...

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05:18
Apple TV’s universal search feature adds more...

Universal search, which allows users to find content across multiple apps and services using text or Siri voice search, has expanded for the fourth generation Apple TV. 

U.S. users can now ask Apple’s personal digital assistant to search for shows airing on Discovery Communications properties AHC GO (American Heroes Channel), Destination America GO, Discovery Life GO and Velocity GO, as well as Filmstruck, Shudder and Sundance Now.

And, as noted by AppleInsider, Apple TV's search capabilities are also expanded in international markets. In Australia, support has been expanded to include AnimeLab and DocPlay, while Canada receives integration for City Video and CraveTV. MUBI, which previously built hooks into universal search for regions like the UK and Sweden, has extended platform...

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05:15
Apple offering newer MacBook Pro models as...

This could be pretty nifty.

In the wake of what appears to be a severe constraint of top case assemblies with integrated batteries, Apple has informed its Genius Bar employees and Apple Authorized Service Providers it is currently unable to service the batteries of 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display models released in Mid 2012 and Early 2013.

The battery replacement is typically free of charge with an AppleCare+ plan, but can retail for $199 in the United States, £199 in the UK, or $259 in Canada for out-of-warranty replacements.

According to Apple’s internal directive, top case assemblies with batteries for the aforementioned MacBook Pro models will remain severely constrained until September 15, 2017. The directive does not identify a reason for the shortage, which has been ongoing since at least March.

The directive says that customers may choose to delay battery service until the inventory is available in exchange for Apple covering the...

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05:15
Apple said to be developing its own OLED technology...

DigiTimes:

Apple has purchased evaporators from Korea-based Sunic System to build a 2.5G OLED panel line to develop related technology and products in Taiwan, according to a Korea-based ET News report.

“Apple is eagerly developing its own OLED technology in order to reduce its reliance on Samsung Electronics for the supply of OLED panels, while enabling it for product differentiation”, said the report.

Apple’s move will break the dominant position held by Japan-based Canon Kokki in the evaporator market, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. Canon Tokki is currently the primary supplier of evaporators and ships the bulk of its output to Samsung.

This is a big move by Apple. Not only does this help reduce their reliance on an arch-competitor, it allows them to more finely control their supply chain. At the rarified levels at which the iPhone sells, it can be difficult to source high quantities of the more state-of-the-art parts.

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05:15
Alexa will now order you a Domino’s pizza in the UK

There are many ways to order a pipin' hot Domino's pizza. You can use your smartphone, smash a tiny pizza button or even tweet an emoji to the company's official Twitter account. Now, finally, it's possible to buy a Texas BBQ or two by shouting at yo...

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05:02
Adobe accidentally leaks Nimbus Mac & Windows...

Adobe last year teased a new Mac and Windows photo editor, with the project known as Nimbus. The app appeared to borrow heavily from the simplified iPad version of Lightroom, with a key feature being that both images and edits are stored in the cloud. The idea was that users should be able to switch back and forth between desktop and mobile editing.

The company promised a beta version sometime this year, and it appears that we may now be getting close as Adobe accidentally made a download available to some Creative Cloud customers …

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05:00
JCPenney’s announces full Apple Pay support across U...

JCPenney now accepts Apple Pay.

The department store announced that it now accepts Apple Pay across all of its U.S. locations, including support for store-branded credit cards and associated rewards points.

Compatibility with Apple Pay within the JCPenney app for iOS has been listed as “coming soon”, though in-store transactions are now possible with any iPhone 6 or later or an Apple Watch.

JCPenney is believed to have been running a pilot program for Apple Pay as far back as Nov. 2015, and preparing to launch chain-wide support by spring 2016. It’s unclear as to what might have caused the year-plus delay.

JCPenney currently consists of more than 1,000 locations across the U.S., which could have amounted to an enormous task, especially where adding NFC-compatible terminals were concerned.

While many national and regional chains across the U.S. are now compatible with Apple Pay, there are still conspicuous gaps. Even some companies that have...

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05:00
HP hopes its new all-in-one PCs are style icons

With certain exceptions, HP's all-in-ones aren't what you'd call eye-catching. They're not ugly, but they aren't exactly conversation pieces. HP thinks it can change that: it's introducing revamped reversions of the Pavilion 24 and Pavilion 27 that...

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04:33
TidBITS Content Network Explained on Command Control...

Adam Engst was interviewed about the TidBITS Content Network on the Command Control Power podcast recently. If you’re curious about what TCN is or what it provides to Apple consultants, listen to the episode. And if you’re an Apple consultant, be sure to subscribe to the podcast!

 

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04:31
Apple attracting more Android switchers; 4 out of 5...

The latest CIRP data for the April to June quarter showed that Apple was attracting more Android switchers than at any time in the past 12 months.

The good news for Apple is that relative to earlier quarters, they attracted a higher percentage of iPhone buyers from Android phones. In the past three quarters before the June 2017 quarter, Android owners had represented 14% to 17% of iPhone buyers. With lengthening upgrade cycles and a growing percentage of owners with the most recently released models, continued platform switching will be important to the success of the next iPhones …

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04:30
I'd like my iPhone 9 with 1TB of RRAM memory,...

How would you like your iPhone 9 or iPhone 910 to pack 1TB of memory? That may be possible due to a form of resistive RAM (RRAM) that can purportedly be made using regular equipment at room temperatures. 

Scientists at Rice University say their breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production. Rice’s silicon oxide memories are a type of two-terminal, RRAM technology.

RRAM is under development worldwide and expected to supplant flash memory technology in the marketplace within a few years because it's faster than flash and can pack far more information into less space, says James Tour, a professor of mechanical engineering and nanoengineering and of computer science at Rice. For example, manufacturers have announced plans for RRAM prototype chips that will be capable of storing about one terabyte (1TB) of data on a device the size of a postage stamp — more than 50 times the data density of...

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04:03
MIT-developed plugin makes CAD changes 'instant...

A new computer-aided-design (CAD) plug-in could drastically improve products you use on a daily basis. Researchers from MIT and Columbia University say the tool will allow engineers to develop prototypes in real-time. They claim its ease of use will...

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04:01
Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam...

A security researcher has discovered a piece of Mac malware that allows an attacker to activate the webcam to take photos, take screenshots and capture keystrokes.

Synack researcher Patrick Wardle says that the malware has been infecting Macs for at least five years, and possibly even a decade …

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04:00
Satechi Desk Mat & Mate adds a splash of...

By Aaron Lee

Satechi’s Desk Mat & Mate is a useful workspace accessory for adults and children. Available in eight colors, it protects any surface area from scratches and spills while also doubling as a comfortable resting surface for your hands while writing, typing, using the mouse or coloring.

The 24.4 x 13.8-inch Desk Mat & Mate covers a large surface area able to fit most keyboards and mice, while also allowing for a smooth transition between devices for a steady workflow. Made of synthetic leather, the smooth surface can be wiped down, protecting the desk from scratches, dents and every day wear and tear. 

Additionally, the back of the mat is made of non-slip polyester so it can be repositioned without damaging the surface of the desk. 

Apple World Today Rating (out of 5 stars): ★★★★★

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for July 25, 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

NetEase has released its anticipated mobile MMORPG, Crusaders of Light, for iOS devices. The free-to-play game features an open world, a series of challenging quests and dungeons, and 40-person raids.

macOS Apps/Updates

Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer Lite 5, an upgrade to the low-cost version of company's image processing solution for Adobe InDesign. 

LinkOptimizer lets users automatically reduce the size of InDesign links, convert colors, perform essential image adjustments and repurpose files for web and mobile devices. Version 5 introduces batch processing of...

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03:00
iOS 11 Will Prevent Your iPhone From Automatically...

A new feature spotted in iOS 11 beta 2 intelligently manages wireless networks based on their reliability, learning to ignore those that are too far away to provide a consistent experience. TrustedReviews reports: It follows the company's Wi-Fi Assist feature which meant handsets would switch to a data connection when Wi-Fi networks became too slow. Naturally, users weren't thrilled with the resulting data usage issues, and it seems Apple is looking to do better this time around. This new feature will disable "Auto join" for any network which suffers from low speed issues or is deemed to be generally unreliable. Users will, of course, still be able to join these networks manually, but the change should prevent the frustration that comes from iPhones automatically joining networks users know to be inadequate. At this point, there's no way to know how well the feature will work, and there will undoubtedly be issues when it eventually arrives in iOS 11.

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03:00
The Morning After: Tuesday, July 25th 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

The big news in tech this morning? Microsoft's 32-year-old Paint program. Oh -- and we're expecting a new phone or two from Motorola. It's that kind of day.

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02:02
Stanford built a '4D' camera for cars,...

A team of Stanford scientists have created what could be the perfect "eye" for autonomous vehicles and delivery drones thus far. It's a 4D camera that can capture nearly 140 degrees of information, allowing it to gather more information than conventi...

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01:05
TiVo's voice-controlled Bluetooth remote has a...

The TiVo peanut-style remote has only changed slightly over the years, but ZatzNotFunny points out that a new revision is close to release. Labeled S6V, this Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connected remote popped up in FCC filings, while a clearer image...

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00:00
Tech Hunters: Opening up new worlds with the...

You have to hand it to Nintendo: the company knows how to change the way people play video games. As millions of gamers getting to grips with the Switch, which delivers A+ games on-the-go as well as it does docked at home, many will remember the cons...

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Monday July 24

23:40
Nikon working on next-gen D850 DSLR for its 100th...

Nikon has become a bit set in its ways, failing to compete with Sony, Fujifilm and others in the profitable mirrorless and high-end compact realm. For its 100th anniversary, the camera maker has no intention of ceding the high-end professional market...

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22:31
Apple TV universal search gets support for Discovery...




Apple this week added a handful of television content providers -- most of which are owned by Discovery Communications -- to a slowly growing list of services that offer support for universal search on fourth-generation Apple TV devices.

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19:58
Bounce's Brown Sugar streaming service arrives...

The Apple TV's selection of culture-specific streaming services just got a little larger. Bounce has launched its subscription video service on Apple's fourth-generation media hub, bringing a large collection of movies and TV shows that star or or ar...

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18:18
It's the beginning of the end for Microsoft...

Windows' Fall Creators Update will add a pack of new features to the platform, but it could also mark the beginning of the end for MS Paint. Microsoft has revealed in a list of removed and deprecated features that it will stop actively developing the...

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18:04
Qualcomm says tech group 'misdirecting'...




Qualcomm on Monday responded to a letter filed in opposition to a bid to bar import of Apple iPhone models not using its modem chips, accusing a tech lobbying group of conducting a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" trade regulators.

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17:40
What's on TV: 'Shark Week,' '...

It's summer, and that means it's time for Discovery Channel's Shark Week. Along with the usual specials, it also has Shark After Dark talks set up hosted by Chris Hardwick. In non-shark related news, there's the second season of Community creator Dan...

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17:08
As other tech companies voice support for Apple,...

As the legal saga between the two continues, Qualcomm is firing back after a host of tech companies came out in support of Apple last week. The chip maker is accusing the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a group that consists of companies such as Google, Samsung, and Facebook, of waging a “coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting” government regulators.

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16:21
What’s new in iOS 11 beta 4? Hands-on with 20+...

iOS 11 beta 4 has been released to developers, and it includes quite a few changes in tow. New Home screen app icons for Contacts and Notes are included, along with the ability to open apps via Lock screen notifications with Touch ID authentication. Have a look at our full video walkthrough, as we step through more than 20 new changes found in the latest iOS 11 beta. more…

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16:08
Mac malware that went undetected for years spied on...

Enlarge (credit: Tim Malabuyo)

A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources has been infecting Macs for at least five years. The infections—known to number nearly 400 and possibly much higher—remained undetected until recently and may have been active for almost a decade.

Patrick Wardle, a researcher with security firm Synack, said the malware is a variant of a malicious program that came to light in January after circulating for at least two years. Dubbed Fruitfly by...

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15:01
iRobot, the company behind Roomba, wants to collect...

A new report from Reuters outlines the push from Roombo vacuum maker iRobot to expand further into smart home territory. According to the report, iRobot is looking to start collecting mapping information and sell it to tech companies such as Apple to help improve their smart home information.

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14:45
AWT News Update: July 24, 2017

The week starts with a flurry of activity in the world of Apple:

  • Samsung may be manufacturing some of the A12 chips for 2018 iPhones in a bid to gain more contract chipmaking marketshare
  • The fourth developer betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 were released today
  • iRobot wants to sell data collected by its Roomba 900-series vacuum robots to companies like Apple, Amazon and Google
  • Honda has added the 2018 Ridgeline pickup truck to its list of lines compatible with Apple CarPlay

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How to use the Medical ID feature in Apple's...




A lesser-known but theoretically life-saving feature of Apple's iOS Health app is Medical ID -- a quick guide for nurses, doctors, ambulance crews and others in an emergency. Here's how to set it up on an iPhone running iOS 10.

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13:30
∞ The most improved Apple app in iOS 11

I’ve been using iOS 11 betas for a while now and one of the apps that I’m really impressed with is Maps. I don’t know why, but I use mapping apps a lot to test them out—it’s a strange habit that I developed years ago and I still do it today.

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Apple has a temporary solution for certain MacBook...

Apple offers battery service free of charge with AppleCare+ coverage. For Mac laptops that are out of warranty, there’s a fee of U.S. $199 to have the battery replaced. 

However, due to a constraint of top case assemblies with integrated batteries, Apple has informed its Genius Bar employees and Apple Authorized Service Providers that it’s currently unable to service the batteries of 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display models released in mid-2012 and early 2013, according to MacRumors.

The solution (albeit a temporary one)? Customers may choose to delay battery service until inventory becomes available, in exchange for Apple covering the cost of the repair. Or, to avoid a delay, an internal Apple directive obtained by MacRumors says customers may exchange the MacBook Pro for a functionally equivalent model.

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Latest iPhone 8 renders imagine a seamless status...

While the rumored iPhone 8 is expected to introduce a new edge-to-edge display, a notch-like section is expected to surround the speaker and camera sensors along the top front. New iPhone 8 renders published by Forbes show how iOS could use this space to seamlessly integrate the status bar…

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12:43
Roomba developer iRobot looking to sell owner's...




Home automation company iRobot is looking at mapping user's houses with permission using newer version of the Roomba, and selling that data to Apple, Amazon, and Google.

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12:08
Linkin Park’s Bennington filmed Carpool Karaoke...

Earlier this month, the band tweeted an on-set photo with Bennington pictured alongside Linkin Park band members Joe Hahn and Mike Shinoda, and Ken Jeong, best known for his role as Ben Chang on the NBC sitcom Community.

I really hope Apple airs this episode.

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Video: A closer look at what one case maker expects...




Whether or not it represents the actual final design of the "iPhone 8," one case maker is betting heavily that the appearance of Apple's next-generation flagship handset has leaked. AppleInsider offers a quick summary of everything you need to know in this new video.

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11:12
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 24...

Notable software releases this week include Moneydance 2017.4, Logic Pro X 10.3.2, 1Password 6.8, Transmit 5.0, Safari 10.1.2, iTunes 12.6.2, and Security Update 2017-003 (Yosemite and El Capitan).

 

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ExtraBITS for 24 July 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple teams up with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to promote Siri, and Google Glass (remember Google Glass?) hits the industrial scene.

 

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10:45
The 5 Technologies We Need to Change the World


I just finished reading an interesting hard science fiction book called The Punch Escrow. The story takes place several decades in the future, and it revolves around the idea of quantum foam and teleportation. It points out why teleportation never may be practical, but it brings up the idea of human 3D printing, which could be used more effectively for space exploration. However, it also would have a massive number of other uses, both good and bad, which got me thinking about what else could change our future in a massive way.

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10:42
Amazon, Best Buy, and Staples have knocked $50 off...

Amazon seems intent on getting an Echo into everyone's home right now. Just a month ago we saw Amazon drop the Echo to its lowest price yet at $130, and then the retailer sliced even deeper and offered its smart speaker for $90 during Prime Day.

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10:40
Honda makes 2018 Ridgeline next truck to get Apple...




Honda has added another pickup truck -- the 2018 Ridgeline -- to its stable of vehicles compatible with Apple's CarPlay, which bridges Siri and iPhone apps with with dash interfaces.

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10:20
Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 11,...




Apple has updated all four of its developer betas, with fourth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and WatchOS 4.

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Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Hundreds of...

An anonymous reader shares a report: A mysterious piece of malware has been infecting hundreds of Mac computers for years -- and no one noticed until a few months ago. The malware is called "FruitFly," and one of its variants, "FruitFly 2" has infected at least 400 victims over the years. FruitFly 2 is intriguing and mysterious: its goals, who's behind it, and how it infects victims, are all unknown. Earlier this year, an ex-NSA hacker started looking into a piece of malware he described to me as "unique" and "intriguing." It was a slightly different strain of a malware discovered on four computers earlier this year by security firm Malwarebytes, known as "FruitFly." This first strain had researchers scratching their heads. On the surface, the malware seemed "simplistic." It was programmed mainly to surreptitiously monitor victims through their webcams, capture their screens, and log keystrokes. But, strangely, it went undetected since at least 2015. There was no indication of who...

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10:08
tvOS 11 developer beta 4 for Apple TV now available

Apple is rolling out the fourth tvOS 11 developer beta for testing on the fourth-gen Apple TV. tvOS 11 brings Home screen sync, automatic dark and light mode, full AirPods support, AirPlay 2 and more.

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09:58
Apple releases macOS High Sierra beta 4 to developers

Apple has released macOS High Sierra beta 4 for developer testing. macOS High Sierra includes the new Apple File System, HEVC video playback, Metal 2, Photos and Safari upgrades, and more.

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09:58
Google and Samsung are gaining on Apple in mobile...

Google and Samsung smartphones are gaining on Apple’s iPhone in mobile gaming monetization, according to a new study of 1.4 million players across North America in June from DeltaDNA, as noted by VentureBeat.

The study calculates the percentage of overall players spending money on games each day and the average revenue per daily active user (ARPDAU). The Samsung Galaxy S8+ achieved the highest in both metrics with a 3.3% daily conversion and $0.54 ARPDAU. The iPhone 7 Plus came in second with 2.6% and $0.36 with Google’s Pixel XL closely behind with 2.6% and $0.32. 

The study also looked at the percentage of free-to-play (F2P) players going on to spend money each day when using the latest iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S, and Google Pixel smartphone models. The Samsung Galaxy S8+, the most recently released smartphone in the study, is not only...

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09:57
watchOS 4 beta 4 for Apple Watch now available

Apple has released the fourth watchOS 4 developer beta for testing on all Apple Watch models. watchOS 4 brings new watch faces including Siri and Toy Story options, enhanced Music and Workout experiences, Apple News, person to person payments and Apple Pay Cash, and more.

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09:54
Apple releases iOS 11 beta 4 to developers

Apple has released iOS 11 developer beta 4 for developers on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 11 brings new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, and much more.

Changes below:

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09:48
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active lacks edge-to-edge Infinity...




Details have emerged early about the new Galaxy S8 Active from a user purporting to have the device in hand, with pictures surfacing showing that the edge-to-edge Infinity Display featured heavily in advertising is absent from the ruggedized phone.

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09:34
External Link: The Rock X Siri: Don’t Try This At...

Want to see how well Siri works when it’s backed up by a full team of video production editors? Apple has produced an amusing “film” with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in which he manages to use Siri repeatedly while doing everyday made-up movie star stuff. We believe all the actual Siri commands he issues could work, although many would require that the iPhone be unlocked. And when we tried to duplicate his commands, Siri failed to understand our words much of the time. Happily, when Siri misheard “read my last email” as “delete my email,” we learned that Siri isn’t allowed to delete emails. Which is a good thing.

 

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09:25
Samsung aims to 'triple' chipmaking...




Samsung is working to triple its share of the contract chip manufacturing industry within the next five years, a company executive said on Monday -- possibly supporting rumors that Apple will add Samsung back to A-series production for next year's iPhones.

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09:07
Ireland gearing up escrow fund, government...




Nearly a year after the initial declaration, Ireland is making ready to receive a $15.2 billion tax payment from Apple, and hold it in secure escrow until appeals end.

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08:55
Scam ID and Scam Block coming to Metro PCS to stop...

Scam callers are never fun to deal with, and it can sometimes feel like half of all the calls you get throughout the day are from people trying to nab personal info that they have no business knowing. If you’re using your iPhone on MetroPCS, you’ll soon be able to use two new features that will make dealing with scammers a thing of the past.
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08:51
Back to School Deals: 13" MacBook Pro (2017)...




Monday morning deals are rolling in with instant markdowns on Apple's latest 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac 5K with Radeon 575 graphics. Save $100 to $150 instantly -- or pick up a closeout 9.7-inch iPad Pro for $90 to $150 off with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

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08:00
The moon may be hiding lots of water below its...

Since 2008, we've known that there is water on the moon. The lack of atmosphere and a magnetic field means that most of the water on our satellite's surface would be immediately stripped by the sun. However, that doesn't apply within the Moon's inter...

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07:53
JCPenney begins offering full support for Apple Pay...




JCPenney is now accepting Apple Pay across all of its U.S. locations, the department store chain announced on Monday, including support for store-branded credit cards and associated rewards points.

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07:33
Save yourself from ransomware with Data Backup 4 for...

Have you heard about ransomware on the news lately? It's malware that basically holds your important data hostage until you do one of two things: pay a monetary ransom or (better idea) wipe your Mac and restore it with a fresh backup. ProSoft's Data Backup 4 for Mac is one of the top apps for creating bootable backups of your Mac, and we have it for $19.99 -- 60% off the regular price.

Data Backup does everything you need to make and maintain backups:

  • Clone your startup drive to make a bootable backup to get up & running instantly in the event of a crash
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07:19
Case maker 'highly confident' on Apple...




A week after a case manufacturer "confirmed" the iPhone 8 design, the same company has altered its rendering of the device slightly to conform to new ideas about the "notch" at the top of the screen for sensors, but still including a larger power/lock button and no rear Touch ID.

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07:10
CarPlay available for 2018 Honda Ridgeline truck on...

Steve Jobs famously compared tablets and laptops to cars and trucks, saying that cars would suit most people’s needs, but there would still be those who needed more powerful and capable trucks. If your automotive needs fall into the latter category, Honda has you covered with a CarPlay option in the 2018 Ridgeline …

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07:04
Apple partner Foxconn may announce 'Made in...




Foxconn may announce as soon as this week in Washington D.C. its plans for producing electronics in the U.S. -- specifically in Detroit and Wisconsin -- though it is unknown whether Apple will play a part.

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06:43
Dwayne Johnson teams up with Apple for Siri...

Actor Dwayne Johnson — who seems to have found a way to work 25/8 — has teamed up with Apple for an ad promoting Siri, the tech giant’s personal digital assistant. The spot is called The Rock X Siri: Dominate the Day and you can watch it on Apple’s YouTube channel. Johnson's Facebook post about the movie says:

“I partnered with #Apple to make the BIGGEST, COOLEST, CRAZIEST, DOPEST, MOST OVER THE TOP, FUNNEST (is that even a word?) movie ever.

And I have the greatest co-star of all time - #SIRI. I make movies for the world to enjoy and we also made this one to motivate you to get out there and get the job done. I want you to watch it, have fun with it and then go LIVE IT.”

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06:33
JCPenney now accepting Apple Pay

JCPenney, one of the largest apparel and home furnishings retailer in the U.S., has announced support for Apple Pay. Apple’s mobile payment system will be available in all stores nationwide. 

JCPenney will also make its credit card available on Apple Pay. This allows credit card users to earn shopping points through JCPenney Rewards, the retailer's customer loyalty program.

In store, Apple Pay works with iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE and Apple Watch. JCPenney point-of-sale registers now process all Apple Pay supported credit and debit bank cards, including the JCPenney's credit card and co-branded Mastercard, both issued by Synchrony Bank and available to use with Apple’s mobile payment system.

Customers can add their JCPenney credit card as a payment option to Apple Pay using the Wallet or Apple Watch app on their iPhone. Plus, coming soon, customers with the JCPenney app on iPhone and iPad will have the...

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06:29
∞ The Rock’s crazy, long form Siri commercial

[VIDEO] Not quite sure what to make of this. At almost 4 minutes long, it’s too long for a commercial, though it could easily be cut into reusable snippets. Could this be the beginning of a long-term deal between Apple and Dwayne Johnson (formerly known as The Rock)?

And what about the voice of Siri itself? In the commercial, it’s the voice we all know and love, that of Susan Bennett. But in iOS 11, Apple is shifting to a synthesized voice, a voice that, to me, bears no resemblance to the Siri we’ve all grown to know and love.

Is this new investment in Susan’s Siri voicing a sign that Susan Bennett will have a home in iOS 11?

No matter, take a few minutes, click through to the main Loop post, and watch The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, take Siri through his day. Boring, this is not.

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06:17
Non-Apple chip suppliers seeing slowdown as Apple...




Although chipmakers in the Apple supply chain saw their orders accelerate in June, suppliers for non-Apple devices have encountered unexpectedly slow orders this year -- possibly because device makers are waiting to see what the "iPhone 8" and/or "iPhone 7s" will bring to the table, according to a report.

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06:16
The backup speech, in case the moon landing went...

Friday marked the 48th anniversary of humanity’s first step on the moon. Came across this article, where William Safire talks about the speech he was asked to write for then-President Richard Nixon to deliver if things went terribly wrong.

Shortly before the mission, Apollo 8 astronaut and White House liaison Frank Borman called President Nixon’s speechwriter, William Safire.

“You’ll want to consider an alternative posture for the President in the event of mishaps,” Borman told Safire, according to an NBC “Meet The Press” interview with Safire on July 18, 1999.

At first, Safire didn’t understand what Borman meant — he told NBC that it sounded like “gobbledygook” — but Borman quickly clarified.

“I can hear [Borman] now: ‘Like what to do for the widows,'” Safire said. In short, Borman wanted a backup speech ready in case the Apollo 11 crew died.

A morbid scenario, but a fascinating read.

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