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Netflix’s DVD queue app is available on Android

Earlier this year, Netflix released a new app that allows users to manage their DVD queues. That feature had previously been available on Netflix apps until an update in 2011 removed it, but surprisingly the now separate DVD portion of Netflix is sti...

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Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers...

I get the convenience factor of this (having missed many deliveries due to not being at home) but I can see a lot of people reticent about allowing this kind of internet-connected (and, therefore, hackable) lock on their home. I would much rather a system where the delivery driver calls or texts that they are outside and then you would unlock the door.

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Apple calls report of reduced iPhone X Face ID specs...


Apple lowered the specifications for the components that make up the iPhone X’s Face ID sensor to help its supply chain manufacture the upcoming phone faster, according to a new Bloomberg report, but Apple has publicly denied the report.

The report generally highlights the struggles with Apple’s new facial recognition system during the iPhone X manufacturing process. It says the company gave its suppliers the okay to reduce the accuracy of Face ID to speed up production sometime in “early fall.”

The report does not specify how...

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Slack screen sharing will let your coworkers control...

Virtual-office app Slack is adding one of its most requested features: screen sharing. And more than just simply letting a coworker look at what's on your display, you can grant control so that they can add a few lines of code, or values to a cell in...

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How audio mixers make sports sound great on TV


When you watch a baseball game, you’re also listening for the hum of the crowd and the crack of a baseball bat. People like Andrew Stoakley make that happen.

He mixes audio for teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, which means he combines a tangle of audio feeds to create the soundscape you hear when you watch the game at home.

How do they keep the crowd from cursing into the microphones? What makes a baseball bat sound so good? And what’s it really like making all that noise into an incredible show?

This kind of audio mixing is crucial to make the sports we watch sound as if we’re there. But we only really notice it when it’s done

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Jamf accelerates Mac growth in the enterprise with...

At this week’s Jamf Nation User Conference, Brad Anderson, corporate vice president, Microsoft, today demonstrated Jamf’s integrated solution with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), which provides automated compliance management for Mac devices accessing applications set up with Azure AD authentication.

"Organizations are often overexposed today. More and more, corporations have Mac devices, but they aren’t necessarily managed,” said Joe Bloom, product manager, Jamf. “Further, leveraging only traditional login methods makes it hard for organizations to ensure that all of the data and email passing through Office 365 or other corporate applications is indeed secured. With Microsoft EMS and Jamf Mac management, organizations can validate user credentials, while also confirming a Mac is managed and compliant...

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US-UK plan would share tech companies’ data with...

Companies like Microsoft and Google store some of their data overseas and when US agencies want access to that data, during a criminal case, for example, they often have a fight on their hands. That's because current laws don't require these companie...

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: $150 off 10.5-inch iPad Pro,...

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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Apple denies it reduced accuracy of Face ID to aid...

In a statement, Apple has directly refuted claims that Face ID has been compromised by changes in how it certifies parts for the Face ID system.

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Apple reported buys InVisage (or at least lures away...

Apple has acquired or at least hired some talent away from InVisage, a developer of QuantumFilm camera sensors, according to Image Sensors World (as noted by, citing two unnamed sources.

The article claims the deal was finalized in July. However,  Image Sensors World  hedges its bets by noting that it's possible Apple hired some of the company's employees rather than buying it outright.

QuantumFilm is an imaging and sensing technology. InVisage’s products capture high fidelity, high-resolution images for a variety of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including smartphones, laptops, and...

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Microsoft kills Kinect just as Apple dives into...

With days until the launch of the iPhone X and its Face ID camera array, Microsoft's own motion sensing and facial recognition system for Xbox, dubbed Kinect, has been officially discontinued after a long period of languish. AppleInsider explains how Apple and Microsoft's separate facial recognition technologies -- one failed, one upcoming -- both share common roots.

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Deals: Top of the line 2016 12" MacBooks for $1...

Shoppers this week can exclusively save $195 on Apple's current 27" iMac 5K with upgraded graphics and a faster processor. The ultraportable 12" MacBook (1.3GHz, 8GB, 512GB) is also $450 off when you pick up a 2016 model. Meanwhile, 9.7" iPad Pros are $150 to $200 off with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ (prices start at $449).

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Apple hires former BBC and Channel 4 exec, Jay Hunt

Apple has brought on board BBC and Channel 4 executive Jay Hunt, the company’s first high-profile broadcasting executive hire outside of the U.S., the Financial Times reports. She will start at Apple in January 2018 and be part of the team with a $1 billion budget for original content creation, the article adds. 

Hunt’s title at Apple will be creative director of worldwide video, Europe. She green lit TV shows including Sherlock and Luther at the BBC before helping Channel 4 lure away the Great British Bake Off.

Apple has set a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, according to the Wall Street Journal, and could acquire and produce as...

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Apple hires Jay Hunt to serve as European creative...

Apple has reportedly picked the former chief creative officer of Channel 4, Jay Hunt, as its new creative director for European video, further signalling that it intends to spend some of its $1 billion programming warchest overseas.

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Macphun to change its name to SKYLUM in 2018

Macphun, the Ukraine-based software house that has created photographic editing software for the Mac including Luminar and Aurora HDR, has announced that it will be changing its name to SKYLUM in 2018.

The name change was brought about by the realization that the company's products now run on a variety of platforms, not just the Mac. The company expanded to Windows recently and also has products that run on iOS devices. 

The company also has big goals; it wants to become a viable alternative to Adobe's line of photographic editing apps. According to SKYLUM CEO Alex Tsepko

We now have a vision of bringing photographers a truly worthy Adobe alternative. We feel we are among the few companies who can achieve this goal. Adobe is a fantastic company and a well-deserved industry leader. We admire them and our products work within their...

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Users continue to experience sluggishness, battery...

Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums after the launch of iOS 11, but have persisted through three sub-point updates, don't seem to have a common cause, or are easily rectifiable.

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AWT TV Episode 26: October 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.

We had a "live remote" tonight that was the focus of the show. Marty and Ruby Edwards are representing Apple World Today at Jamf Nation, a large annual conference held by Jamf, a software company that crafts incredibly powerful device management systems. Ruby provided us with a walk-around tour of the venue in Minneapolis, MN, and the large amount of signboards and sponsor lists that were seen gave a good indication of the participation at this event.

Events like this are great for those in the business of deploying many Macs, iPhones, iPads and Apple TVs, as they have a chance to meet up with others in their fields and in other...

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Apple hires Channel 4 TV exec as company reportedly...

Apple’s latest hire to help in its push for original video content is BBC executive Jay Hunt, which is notable as it is the company’s first high-profile broadcasting executive hire outside of the US, Financial Times reports. That news comes today as a separate report details Apple’s reportedly not-so-edgy approach as it shops for content…


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Jony Ive told Angela Ahrendts ‘Don’t mess with the...

When Angela Ahrendts was head-hunted by Apple to head up its retail operations, she said she was given one constraint on what she could change.

“In one of those very early conversations,” Ahrendts recalled, Ive said, ‘Don’t mess with the tables. They’re the same tables we used in our design studio and I love that it goes from the studio to the stores.’ He said, ‘They’re sacred.’”

She recounted the instruction in a new profile of her work …


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External Link: Amazon Wants to Let Strangers In Your...

Amazon has announced a home automation bundle called Amazon Key, which combines a smart lock with the new Amazon Cloud Cam. The sales pitch is that this hardware will enable Amazon delivery people to unlock your front door so they can leave packages inside your house — you can watch the process on the webcam. Of course, Amazon recommends disabling your home security system on days you expect a delivery and doesn’t recommend using the service if you have a pet. What could possibly go wrong? (How long do you have?) File this one under “Not just no, but hell no!”


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External Link: Amazon Wants to Let Strangers In Your...

Amazon has announced a home automation bundle called Amazon Key that combines a smart lock with the new Amazon Cloud Cam. The sales pitch is that this hardware will enable Amazon delivery people to unlock your front door so they can leave packages inside your house — you can watch the process on the webcam. Of course, Amazon recommends disabling your home security system on days you expect a delivery and doesn’t recommend using the service if you have a pet. What could go wrong? (How long do you have?) File this one under “Not just no, but hell no!”


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Amazon's new home delivery camera doubles as an...

Amazon on Wednesday announced the Cloud Cam, its first entry into HomeKit-style smarthome products. In parallel it revealed "Amazon Key," an option for Prime members that will let delivery drivers leave a package inside a home.

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All the face-tracking tech behind the iPhone X’s...

Elizabeth Stinson, Wired:

A COUPLE YEARS ago, Apple went on a shopping spree. It snatched up PrimeSense, maker of some of the best 3-D sensors on the market, as well Perceptio, Metaio, and Faceshift, companies that developed image recognition, augmented reality, and motion capture technology, respectively.


Perhaps the most important feature in the new flagship phone is its face-tracking technology, which allows you to unlock the phone with your face or to lend your expressions to a dozen or so emoji with Animoji. Apple thinks the iPhone X represents the future of mobile tech, and for many, that’s true. But if you trace most of consumer technology’s most impressive accomplishments back to their origins, more often than not, it’ll lead you to a drab research lab full of graduate students. In the case of Animoji, that research happened to have taken place nearly a decade ago at a pair of Europe’s most prestigious technical schools.



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Graphic Node introduces DesiGN Market - Templates...

Graphic Node has introduced DesiGN Market - Templates, a macOS utility that offers packed with productivity and graphics templates designed for a variety of productivity suites and image editing applications. 

The app is distributed into four major content categories: Printable, Presentations, Graphics, and Sounds, which are further detailed into subcategories by themes or applications. DesiGN Market - Templates requires macOS 10.12 or later. 

DesiGN Market - Templates 1.0 is a free-download on the Mac App Store; you can try out any five items free of charge. After that, unlimited access to the app's regularly updated content is unlocked via a subscription plan — either $4.99 per month, or $29.99 annually.

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Safari uses much less memory under macOS High Sierra

Kirk McElhearn:

It’s time to tip a hat to Apple for a major change they’ve made in their latest desktop operating system, macOS High Sierra. Last year, I wrote about how Safari was a memory hog. At times, it would be using 5,6, even 8 or 9 GB of memory. I would have to quit it every few days to get it to stop being sluggish.

Since the release of High Sierra, I have noticed that Safari’s memory usage has dropped a great deal. Right now, with my iMac running for more than four days, Safari is only using about 3 GB of RAM. And this with more than a dozen tabs open.

  1. I’ve noticed the same thing on my setup.
  2. Notice Kirk is using iStat Menus, a nice little utility, wraps a lot of information in a tiny interface, all under a single menu bar icon. Check it out.


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eSpark selects Jamf as its exclusive mobile device...

At this week’s Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf, which specializes in Apple device management, announced that it was selected as the exclusive mobile device management (MDM) partner by eSpark, a provider of differentiated learning through curated, educational iPad apps. 

This partnership strengthens the 2016 integration between the two tech companies, enabling schools to more easily automate app distribution based on the individualized learning needs of each and every student. 

“Districts that utilize eSpark experience 150-200 percent academic growth over those without eSpark, and are able to save up to 75 percent on their app budget,” said Sam Weiss, education evangelist, Jamf. “As the exclusive provider of mobile device management for eSpark, we’re packaging the best learning technology with automated app distribution. We couldn’t be more excited to help...

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Collection of Google Maps tips

If you are religious about Apple Maps, avert your eyes. Me, I use Apple Maps and Google Maps pretty equally.

With the exception of the “OK, Google” tip at the beginning, this is a useful list. Ignore the upper-left, lower-right sorts of references, as this seems written primarily for Android. But the tips work in the iOS Google Maps app.

Worthwhile read.

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LG Display’s financial report hints at strong iPhone...

Low iPhone 8/8 Plus sales? What low sales? LG Display’s third quarter financial report hints at stronger sales of the smartphone than estimated. The Apple supplier and world’s largest LCD panel provider reported an 80% growth in profits in the quarter. 

Operating profit for July-September for LG Display came in at 586 billion won ($519 million), better than an average analyst estimate of 567 billion won. Revenue rose 3.7%.

Asked to comment on any signs of weak demand for mobile LCD screens, Chief Financial Officer Don Kim dismissed concerns about sluggish iPhone 8 sale. He said only that demand from clients continued to be strong.

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Rumor: Apple reduces Face ID accuracy (a little) to...

Apple is allowing suppliers to reduce the accuracy — “if only a little” — of Face ID to speed up production of the iPhone X, according to Bloomberg, quoting unnamed sources.

The problem with production is reportedly the 3D sensor that recognizes faces and unlocks the handset. It has three key elements: a dot projector, flood illuminator and infrared camera. Bloomberg says the dot projector is at “the heart of Apple’s production problems.” To boost the number of usable dot projectors and accelerate production, Apple has purportedly relaxed some of the specifications for Face ID.

“It’s not clear how much the new specs will reduce the technology’s efficacy. At the phone’s official unveiling in September, executives boasted that there was a one in a million chance that an interloper could defeat Face ID to unlock...

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Kaspersky Lab says popular dating apps vulnerable to...

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab say that a number of popular dating apps are vulnerable to up to three types of attack, potentially revealing anything from user location to full identity and employer …


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Bloomberg: Apple told suppliers they could reduce...

Alex Webb and Sam Kim, Bloomberg:

As of early fall, it was clearer than ever that production problems meant Apple Inc. wouldn’t have enough iPhone Xs in time for the holidays. The challenge was how to make the sophisticated phone—with advanced features such as facial recognition—in large enough numbers.

As Wall Street analysts and fan blogs watched for signs that the company would stumble, Apple came up with a solution: It quietly told suppliers they could reduce the accuracy of the face-recognition technology to make it easier to manufacture, according to people familiar with the situation.


The company’s decision to downgrade the accuracy of its Face ID system—if only a little—shows how hard it’s becoming to create cutting-edge features that consumers are hungry to try.

If the facial recognition tech still works, this is not an issue. If facial recognition works well enough to not be fooled by all but the most unique situations (twins, for...

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Daily Deal: Get your life organized with a WeDo Pro...

Let's face it; life is complex. Wouldn't it be nice to get all of your tasks, goals, and plans organized in one place? That's the idea behind WeDo Pro, a subscription-based iOS app and service that lets you get your personal life under control. For a limited time, we have a heck of a deal on WeDo Pro; a lifetime subscription for $19.99 -- that's 88% off what you'd normally pay to use WeDo Pro forever.

What can you do with WeDo Pro?

  • Keep track of your personal tasks w/ ease
  • Create new Groups to collaborate on tasks & lists
  • Assign tasks to others & get notified when they've been completed
  • Add reminders, due dates, & repetitive tasks so...
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Rumor: Apple dials back Face ID requirements to...

A new report claims that Apple has loosened up testing requirements for the Face ID sensor array to improve yields of both the dot projector and the lenses associated with the system -- but given the timing of the iPhone X unveil and a white paper about the security of the feature, the technology is still 20 times less prone to false positive identification than Touch ID.

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∞ Two new Apple videos show how to shoot and edit...

[VIDEO] Portrait Lighting and Portrait Lighting effects are unique to the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The two videos, embedded in the main Loop post, take you through the process. They are both worth watching, both short and to the point.

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How comfortable do you feel using a smart lock to...

Smart locks offer a number of benefits over the traditional key-operated kind. There’s the fact that you are less likely to get locked out if you have multiple methods of entry – key, phone and Watch, for example. Auto-unlocking is also convenient when you are carrying shopping and don’t have any free hands.

Typical smart locks offer another key benefit: the ability to allow other people entry into your home when you’re not there. For example, if a family member is visiting, and will arrive before you get home from work, you can create a ‘guest pass’ for them that allows them entry.

Today, Amazon has taken that one step further


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Apple acquires New Zealand wireless charging company


Apple, which recently said it was including wireless charging in its latest iPhone X and iPhone 8 smartphones, has acquired New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi that designs wireless power products for consumers and industry.


Apple’s interest in PowerbyProxi may be driven by the latter’s other products, some of which can support transferring up to 150 watts through any non-metallic material, for wirelessly charging industrial machinery and medical equipment, said Jake Saunders, Asia Pacific vice president of ABI Research.

This could allow Apple to offer much larger pads that could quickly charge multiple consumer devices, including laptops and even electric scooters, he added.

Not to mention the wireless charging expertise that comes along with those products.


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Apple Pay expanded to Finland, Denmark, Sweden and...

Apple Pay has expanded to Finland, Denmark, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates.

Debit and credit cards from participating banks can now be added to the Wallet app in each country and can be used to make purchases wherever NFC-based contactless payments are accepted. Apple Pay also works within apps and on the web in countries where Apple Pay is available.

Over in Denmark, the Jyske Bank (which only supports Visa debits cards) and Nordea are now supporting Apple Pay. For the Finnish and Swedish launches, Apple Pay can be used with debit and credit cards from Nordea and ST1. Edenred and N26 support will be coming soon to Finland, while Ticket Rikskuponger will support Apple Pay in Sweden in the near future.

The United Arab Emirates saw a more robust launch, adding Apple Pay support for the following banks and cards:

– Emirates Islamic (Visa credit, debit, and prepaid cards)
– Emirates NBD
– HSBC (Visa and Mastercard credit and debit...

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Apple to have iPhone X units available in limited...

This is one of those times where it might just pay to camp outside an Apple Store.

Apple on Tuesday announced that it will have limited inventory of the iPhone X available for walk-in customers on November 3rd. Still, the company added that customers are “encouraged to arrive early” given limited inventory.

The iPhone X launches in more than 55 countries and territories on Nov. 3, where it will be available in Apple retail stores starting at 8 a.m. local time. Preorders start this Friday, Oct. 27, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, 3:01 a.m. Eastern.

The company also detailed pricing for the handset, which starts at $999 but can be had for monthly payments for $49.91 through the iPhone Upgrade Program, which includes AppleCare+. Apple is also offering customers the ability to trade in an eligible smartphone for up to $375 in credit.

Preorders for the iPhone X begin Friday in the following countries ahead of the Nov. 3 launch: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain,...

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How to use Power Reserve on your Apple Watch with...

Although the Apple Watch Series 3 offers decent battery life, sometimes you may still find yourself running out of juice. In that case, you’ll want to switch to Power Reserve mode.

Power Reserve lets you see the time on your Apple Watch while preserving your battery life. In Power Reserve, press the side button to show the current time in a 24-hour format. While your Apple smartwatch is in Power Reserve, it won’t communication with your iPhone. Nor can you access other watch features.

When your battery charge drops to 10 percent, your Apple Watch alerts you and asks if you want to use Power Reserve. When the battery gets too low, your watch automatically enters Power Reserve, and a red lightning bolt icon appears next to the time. To turn on Power Reserve:

  • Swipe up on the watch face to open Control Center.
  • Tap the battery percentage, then tap Power Reserve > Proceed.
  • To turn off Power Reserve:
  • Press and hold the side button...
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Amazon launches smart lock and security cam system...

Amazon has today announced its latest expansion into smart home ecosystem, with a new Alexa Cloud Cam security camera ($120) and a new Amazon Key service, which works with some smart locks to allow Amazon couriers to unlock your front door and deliver packages inside your house.

Amazon Key sends a notification to your iPhone that a courier is outside. If you aren’t at home, the Amazon courier will walk in and leave your parcel inside your house. You can use the security cam to keep eyes on the delivery person as they drop off your package.


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iPhone LCD panel supplier LG Display says demand...

LG Display, which makes IPS LCD displays for iPhones, says that demand from its clients remains strong despite a number of reports of sluggish iPhone 8 sales. The company’s chief financial officer made the comment while announcing an 80% increase in quarterly profits, just ahead of expectations …


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Film buffs will find Reelgood a solid alternative to...

Since the “Can I Stream It?” app has yet to be updated for iOS 11, movie buffs should check out Reelgood.

It’s a free website/app that lets you enter the name of a movie or TV show you'd like to see. It will search Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO, Showtime, Starz, Seeso, Mubi, IndixFlix, Film Struck, Fandor, AcornTV, CrunchyRoll, Cinemax, CBS All Access, and more to see if it's available for free streaming, digital rental, digital purchase or DVD/Blu-ray purchase. 

Having a subscription to any of those channels with your cable or satellite TV package gets you access to their content online. You will have to log in with your cable or satellite account to view. The downside: iTunes isn’t listed among the supported sites/services.

For example, when I searched for ...

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How to find the email you need in macOS High Sierra

It’s easy to find the email you need in macOS High Sierra. When you use the Mail in full screen , new messages automatically open in split view, so it’s easy to refer to other messages in your inbox as you write. 

Searching your mail is fast and easy with Top Hits. Just type in the search field and the messages most relevant to your search appear in the Top Hits list.

(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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Target adds augmented reality shopping to mobile...

Target is the latest retailer to offer augmented reality shopping, allowing customers to see how furniture would look in their own homes. It currently offers the feature with 200 items, but says it plans to offer hundreds more by the end of the year and ‘thousands’ of products next year.

The feature works much the same way as Ikea’s app, but doesn’t (yet) take advantage of ARKit


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Notable apps and app updates for Oct. 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

Mug Life is a new, free app that allows you to instantly create “photo-real clones” of friends, family, and celebrities. All it takes is a photo. Download community animations and paste them to any photo, or just have fun playing with faces.

B-Eng has introduced Secure Web 1.0, a WPA2 protection app developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The $4.99 app is designed to protect against the KRACK-attack, which takes advantage of a flaw in the WPA2 protocol, which is used in any wireless connection.


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How to Clear a Dropbox File that Won’t Sync

Do you have a single file that’s stuck while syncing with Dropbox? Here’s the solution.


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Tuesday October 24

Bloomberg: Apple lowered Face ID component...

The problems with the iPhone X production are very well documented by this point. We have been hearing for months that suppliers were having yield issues with the 3D-sensing components.

Bloomberg reports Apple helped suppliers increase production by lowering the specifications of the components that make up Face ID, which allowed the supply chain to test dot projector modules faster and push out units at a faster rate.


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Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp...

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Tuesday announced an all-new "Animal Crossing" game is slated to release on iOS and Android in late November, bringing with it a condensed version of the franchise's popular elements.

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Apple homepage gets iPhone X makeover ahead of...

Apple on Tuesday updated its homepage with dynamic graphics and links touting various iPhone X features, like the TrueDepth camera and Face ID, in an effort to advertise the handset ahead of a start to preorders this week.

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Honda's 2018 Gold Wing is first CarPlay-...

Honda's Gold Wing has a reputation among motorcycle enthusiasts as a gadget-laden -- read bloated -- trailer on two wheels. For 2018, the company is looking to sharpen the edges while retaining many of the comfort-forward features for which the platform is known, which for 2018 includes Apple CarPlay compatibility.

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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' towns open...

Nintendo has announced a new Animal Crossing game, but unlike New Leaf and Happy Home Designer, it's not landing on the 3DS. This time, the game is making its way to your iPhones and Android devices as a free-to-play title in late November. In Animal...

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Nintendo announces Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp...

As expected, Nintendo this evening announced that it is bringing Animal Crossing to iOS and Android next month. The game is called Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and it brings many of the things gamers love about the Animal Crossing franchise to mobile devices, with a few new twists…


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Apple iPhone X app switching mechanics shown off in...

As the launch of iPhone X approaches, videos showing off Apple's new flagship smartphone are making their way to social networking sites. The latest offers a brief look at the revamped app switcher, a multitasking UI element that lets users cycle through full-screen apps.

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iPhone X takes over Apple․com ahead of pre-orders

The iPhone X officially goes up for pre-order on Friday morning and Apple has dramatically overhauled its homepage tonight to better showcase the upcoming flagship. now features nothing but the iPhone X, with a slew of images and animations touting various features of the device.


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Brief hands-on video offers closer look at app...

Earlier today, a video hit YouTube seemingly showcasing the iPhone X in use on Apple’s campus. Now, a shorter video is making the rounds and it offers a close up look at the app switching process on the iPhone X…


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Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook Blow Even...

An anonymous reader shares a report: American tech giants have ramped up the amount of cash they spend on lobbying US lawmakers to get their own way, yet again. As congressmen consider regulating organizations from Facebook to Google, and mull antitrust crackdowns against Amazon, said corporations have responded by flinging more dosh at the problem. The money is spent on, ahem, holding meetings between company execs and politicians so that businesses can push their agenda and swing decisions in their favor, which may not be in the interests of the people who elected said politicians. Facebook's $2.85m for the third quarter of the year -- disclosed this week as required by law -- is beaten only by the amount it spent in the first quarter: $3.21m. In its second quarter, it blew $2.38m. Overall, Facebook's lobbying bills for 2017 looks set to smash the $9.85m it spent in 2015 and the $8.7m in 2016. The social network is being investigated by both halves of Congress for its role in the...

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Apple scoops up PowerbyProxi, a wireless power...

Apple has bought Auckland technology company PowerbyProxi, an Auckland, New Zealand tech company, for an undisclosed sum, according to a Stuff report. Apple engineering chief Dan Riccio says the "team will be a great addition as Apple works to create a wireless future,” the article adds. 

PowerbyProxi designs and develops “safe, high efficiency and high density wireless power technology,” according to a company statement. It was founded in 2007 as a spin-out of the University of Auckland’s wireless power center, building on over a decade of ground-breaking research. 

"The team and I are thrilled to join Apple,” PowrbyProxi founder Fady Mishriki told Stuff. “There is tremendous alignment with our values, and we are excited to continue our growth in Auckland and contribute to the great innovation in wireless charging coming out of New Zealand.”


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Apple acquires wireless charging specialist...

Apple on Wednesday local time announced the purchase of PowerbyProxi, a small New Zealand-based firm specializing in wireless charging technologies based on the Qi wireless standard.

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Jamf announces general availability of Jamf Pro 10...

With a record 1,500 Apple IT administrators from around the globe in attendance, Jamf, the management standard for the Apple ecosystem, today announced at its Jamf Nation User Conference (JNUC) the general availability of Jamf Pro 10 on Oct. 31.

Jamf also showcased its network of integrations through its newly launched Jamf Marketplace and Jamf Developer Program, demonstrating its commitment to helping companies and schools succeed with Apple. With version 10, Jamf Pro has a new look and features designed to make it easier for new users get started and be productive. It’s equipped with breadcrumbs, collapsible navigation and context-aware warnings so IT administrators know what to do next and why. In addition, new dashboards are report-ready, so users can keep stakeholders apprised and their environments in compliance.


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A report on the JNUC keynote

By Ruby Edwards

The JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC), the largest gathering of Apple IT professionals in the world, opened today in Minneapolis, MN. With support from 21 sponsors, the learning event includes 64 JAMF customers who are presenters and, for the first time, JNUC is including “how to” sessions and interactive labs for hands-on experience with JAMF products.

The keynote address opened the eighth annual conference with a parody of Adele’s “Hello” to announce the release of JAMF Pro Version 10 and to apologize for the delay in the release. Version 10 of JAMF Pro will be generally available October 31. Plans are for smaller releases at a faster pace in 2018 and work has begun on the next release with beta testing to begin soon.

JAMF strives to release their products to coincide with the release of Apple’s products, but, as JAMF CEO Dean Hager explained, JAMF chooses quality over early release. Another priority is “Apple functionality...

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Apple's rapid enterprise growth in Mac, iOS...

Addressing 1,500 attendees at its Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf CEO Dean Hager announced an October 31 general availability of Jamf Pro 10, the latest version of the company's enterprise device management suite for Macs, iOS devices and Apple TV.

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Apple acquires New Zealand wireless charging company...

Just after bringing wireless charging to the iPhone for the first time this year, Apple has acquired Auckland-based wireless charging company PowerbyProxi. While it’s unclear how much Apple paid for the company, it was founded in 2007 as a spin-out from the University of Auckland.


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Apple Music scores exclusive rights to Sam Smith...

Apple Music continues to rack up exclusive music-related video content, the latest being the short film "On the Record: Sam Smith -- The Thrill of it All," set to debut on the streaming service on Nov. 3.

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AWT News Update: October 24, 2017

Today you'll learn where 1 + 2 + 3 = 24, where the iPhone 8 Plus is the best-selling smartphone, and where you can get the software to turn many common or home-built PCs into Macs:

  • An unfixed iOS 11 calculator bug means that for at least now, 1 + 2 + 3 equals 24...unless you are a slow calculator user
  • Taiwanese consumers are snapping up the iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple's the top-selling smartphone manufacturer
  • Want to build a Hackintosh? You can now run macOS High Sierra on it thanks to the latest version of the popular utility UniBeast

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Exclusive ‘On The Record’ Sam Smith documentary...

Apple Music has secured yet another documentary in its growing list of exclusive video content. Joining the likes of Harry Styles and Nial Horan, pop artist Sam Smith today announced an Apple Music-exclusive documentary that covers the creation of his sophomore album, “The Thrill Of It All.”


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Video shows iPhone X at Apple’s campus

Brooke Peterson went to visit her dad, who is apparently an Apple employee, on the company’s Cupertino campus. While there she took a video of her using his new iPhone X, with her father’s permission.

Well Brooke, I hope you enjoyed your trip to Apple because you probably cost your father his job by posting this video.

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iPhone X: Apple will have the iPhone X in stores on...

This article was updated on October 24 with information on the availability from Apple.

iPhone X: It’s real, it’s here, and it’s very expensive. After months of rumor and speculation, followed by the biggest pre-launch leak ever, Apple finally revealed the iPhone X during the company’s annual fall press event in September.

This is a radical departure from the form factor of every other iPhone out there, including the brand-new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. It comes with a jet-black edge-to-edge OLED screen topped by a TrueDetect camera system that enables a brand-new Face ID unlocking system and Animoji features.


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Roundup: Carrier details and tips for preordering...

While going directly through Apple may be the most popular way to preorder the iPhone X, it’s always good to have options. This week, carriers are sharing more details about preordering Apple’s premium iPhone.

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First look: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect with...

August's top-of-the-line package, the $279 Smart Lock Pro + Connect, lets people control a door from anywhere with internet access -- and with HomeKit support, becomes fairly easy to integrate with third-party accessories.

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iOS 11’s new ‘App of the Day’ feature can rocket...

New data is out today from Apptopia on how iOS 11‘s App Store and its new app of the day and game of the day features are influencing downloads. With an app of the day feature, the company found a boost in downloads of up to 2,172%, while games saw an increase of up to 963%.


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Let’s hope that Twelve South’s “Inspire” Mac candle...

Mmmm, smells good! Photo © 2017, Steven Sande

When it comes to design of Apple accessories, I personally think the team at Charleston, SC - based Twelve South sometimes does a better job of thinking things through than Apple’s own design team. Recently, I received a Twelve South Inspire “Mac Candle No.2” for review, which is a US$29.99 scented candle that’s the followup to last year’s model with the “New Mac Smell”. Let’s take a look at this fun gift, and I’ll tell you why I think Jony Ive should look at the candle for inspiration…

As a scented candle, Inspire is pretty impressive. I frankly hate going into places like Yankee Candle because the candles are overwhelmingly powerful, almost sickening. I found the Inspire to be just about the right level of scent, and the bergamot, lemon and tarragon scents were subtle enough to not give our house the overpowering...

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A report from the JAMF media lunch

At the JAMF National User Conference (JNUC) today the media was treated to a lunch for media only. We were given a preview of what to expect in the next two days.

Attending the lunch were a Microsoft vice president, two Apple employees, two representatives of Bungie Gaming, as well as CEOs and educators. About 30 people were present; we heard future plans of how JAMF is going to work with these companies.

Bungie Gaming was represented because they are using the JAMF software to deploy iPads to hundreds of children in hospitals. 

We learned that the healthcare industry is working to expand iPads in the hands of doctors as well as patients. JAMF software manages these to keep doctors and patients from having to do IT work.

We ate at the table with the CEO of eSpark whose software is used on Apple products in the classroom. There are case studies in Cleveland where students have raised their grades by two letters by the use of iPads with eSpark. The Apple...

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Tuscany from the lens of iPhone 8+

Om Malik:

I was in Tuscany, Italy recently and had a chance to put the new iPhone 8+ through the paces. While I made a lot of photos with my Leica SL, I wanted to take a moment and share some of the fantastic photos that came out of the iPhone.


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Oh no! Adobe changed things on me!

Chuq does a good job of describing what happened and how it affects various constituencies of users. For the vast majority of people, little will change immediately. But, if you’re a professional Lightroom user, be prepared for a different future.

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∞ Bryan Adams & Bruce Springsteen performing “...

They look like they’re having a blast!

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How to watch the World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2017 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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Apple Pay now in 20 markets, nabs 90% of all mobile...

That is a remarkable achievement. I rarely use Apple Pay but I’m always impressed by how easy it is to use. I bet that lack of “friction” is a big part of why Apple Pay is so popular.

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UniBeast Hackintosh tool updated for macOS High...

If the upcoming iMac Pro or refreshed Mac Pro aren’t in your sights, then perhaps you might consider a Hackintosh build? We’ve covered several builds over the years, and found that they provide, by a large margin, the best bang for the buck when it comes to performance.

Today, UniBeast, one of the most popular automated tools for putting together a Hackintosh machine, was updated to version 8.0 for macOS High Sierra. That means that you can, with relative ease, build a super-fast machine running the latest version of macOS. more…

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Instagram update adds two-person live streaming...

Instagram today has added a fun new way to use its live sharing feature, called “Go live with a friend”. The new option lets users invite one person to join in on their live video.


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Apple posts two video tutorials for Portrait...

Apple on Tuesday added two video tutorials to YouTube, guiding people through the Portrait Lighting mode on the iPhone 8 Plus.

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GE goes with Apple

This is not an embarrassment to Microsoft – these kinds of flips happen often – but there can’t be many smiles on the faces of the Enterprise people in Redmond regardless.

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Apple promoting iPhone X and 8 Plus Portrait...

Apple has shared two new videos highlighting how to use its new Portrait Lighting feature that iPhone 8 Plus and soon-to-be iPhone X customers can use. The short how to videos are in the same style as Apple’s other recent Apple Pay videos with clear, simple steps explained with text and screenshot footage with punchy, upbeat electronic music.


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Review: Three inexpensive MacBook Pro USB-C hubs...

From left to right: QacQoc GN28A, GN28K and GN30H MacBook Pro hubs

I’d never heard of Chinese accessory manufacturer QacQoc before, but a look at Amazon showed that the company’s surprisingly low-cost MacBook Pro USB-C hubs had garnered some pretty good reviews from buyers. As a result, I decided to try out three of the company’s USB-C hubs as a service to those who have a MacBook Pro and would like a hub that won’t break the bank.

Today we’re looking at three of those hubs:

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPhone X Trade-in Deals,...

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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How to use and train Apple's Siri for Messages...

Between new users, and long-time iPhone owners just getting into Siri, there are a lot of people trying out Apple's voice recognition technology every day -- and getting upset that it's not exactly like a Star Trek computer. Siri does need training to be as good as it can, and to assist in that endeavor, there are a series of phrases and query construction tips to get started with.

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iBooks Author Conference Highlights Worries about...

Josh Centers attended the 2017 iBooks Author Conference, in which a small group of authors and creators gathered to express their passion for and frustrations with Apple’s ebook authoring software.


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iPhone X video shot at Apple HQ shows practical use...

A YouTube video shot inside the One Infinite Loop Apple headquarters Caffe Macs restaurant depicts the iPhone X "in the wild," being used to pay for a meal with Apple Pay, as well as other basic uses.

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Latest Amazon Kindle iOS app adds new light theme,...

The latest version of the Amazon Kindle iOS app, rolling out from today, adds a new light theme to the existing dark one. Navigation has also been improved, the company aiming to provide single-tap access to your most frequently-used features.

But the biggest change is building GoodReads right into the app. Amazon first integrated the Kindle app with Goodreads back in 2014, but is now making it an integral part of the app, which the company says offers three benefits to readers …


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Apple identifies automakers with wireless charging...

Apple has issued a new support document identifying which auto brands -- and in some cases, specific vehicles -- offer iPhone 8-compatible wireless chargers.

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Try quickly typing 1 + 2 + 3 into the iOS 11...

I came upon this Reddit thread and thought, “Impossible. This can’t be true.”

But yes, it is. Try this yourself. When you hit the plus sign for the second time, the calculator app goes into some odd state. Not sure if this is intentional, or a bug, but either way, this is not what you’d expect.

The good news? PCalc gets it right.

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What if the iPhone 8 Plus is better than the iPhone...

Provocative title, easy article to dismiss, but take the time to make your way through.

Sam Byford, The Verge:

Yes, the iPhone X has a 5.8-inch screen compared to the iPhone 8 Plus’ 5.5-inch display. It’s also true that the X’s is higher resolution. But the 8 Plus’ screen is actually bigger. The X uses a narrower aspect ratio, so while it’s longer on the diagonal, you still get more surface area on the Plus overall — and that’s before you account for the notch and the rounded corners.


Apps, websites, and so on have 414 horizontal “points” — the unit of measurement that the screen is divided into for design purposes — to fill on the Plus, while the X has 375, the same as the regular iPhone 8. The X has more vertical points, of course, because of the taller screen, but a lot of that will be occupied by the notch and home button bar.

This would not be an issue if Apple had release an iPhone X Plus at the same time as the iPhone X. This is a bit...

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Apple World Today to offer ongoing coverage of the...

AWT contributing editor, Marty Edwards, and his wife Ruby are at the JAMF conference in Minnesota and will be reporting on it with frequent updates.

Also, tune in tonight to Apple World Today TV, when Marty and Ruby will be broadcasting live from the JAMF location. Tonight's show begins at 6:30 p.m. (Pacific) on the Apple World Today YouTube channel. Just show up around that time and click on the video showing "Live Now,”, and you can watch and even make comments in real time.

The JAMF National User Conference (JNUC) is underway this week. JAMF makes Mac, iPad, iPhone and Apple TV management solutions for small businesses, schools, and growing enterprise environments.

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Jamf Pro 10 coming w/ all-new interface, Jamf +...

Jamf Nation User Conference kicks off today where Jamf is announcing several new updates including Jamf Pro 10 general availability, a new Marketplace and Developer Program for integrating with Jamf, and two additional regional cloud locations. Jamf is also announcing a new partnerships with Microsoft and eSpark for Mac and iPad deployment.


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How to customize Philips Hue Dimmer Switches to...

A recent firmware update for the Philips Hue lighting lineup has given HomeKit compatibility to the company's affordable dimmer switches. That means you can now customize the switches to your liking, making them control a multitude of HomeKit accessories beyond Hue bulbs. AppleInsider shows you how to do it.

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∞ VIDEO: Tim Cook and Angela Ahrendts, chatting at...

[VIDEO] The video, embedded in the main Loop post, is only about 6 minutes long, worth the time. The questions are interesting, there’s some terrific footage of the new Chicago riverfront Apple Store, and there’s the chance to see Time Cook and Angela Ahrendts together, get a sense of their comfortableness with each other. Not something you can see in print.

One interesting bit about 5:27 in: Tim was asked about rumors of Angela being slated as the next CEO. Perfect deflection, and good response on Tim’s part.

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Deleting and reinstalling default apps in iOS 11,...

This article talks you through a pretty obvious and straight-forward process. But 3 things:

  1. Important to note that you can now delete built-in apps like Weather, Stocks, etc. Delete them just as you would any other app.
  2. Finding the originals if you decide to go back is the trick. You can search the app store, but the article has a list of links to the originals. Bookmark the article. A nice resource.
  3. If you click on the App Store links on your Mac (DO NOT DO THIS), you’ll plunge down the infinite loop of sadness, as Safari tries to get iTunes to do what it is no longer programmed to do.

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Trade-off between performance and battery-life no...

Apple’s chief operating officer Jeff Williams has said that the company no longer needs to trade-off performance against battery-life in its A-series chips.

Williams is reported to have made the statement at a forum hosted as part of the 30th anniversary of Apple chipmaker TSMC


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Interview: Adobe’s Tom Hogarty on the future of the...

This year’s Adobe MAX conference was dominated by chatter about machine learning, artificial intelligence, and specifically, Adobe Sensei. The importance of these emerging technologies was repeatedly reinforced not only in the conference’s opening keynote, but on the show floor and in sneak peaks of upcoming products.

9to5Mac sat down at MAX with Tom Hogarty, Adobe’s Director of Photography Product Management, to talk about the rise of computational photography and how products like the iPhone and...

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Apple publishes list of cars that support iPhone...

If you are in the market for a new car, this support page is definitely worth your time. One particular thing to look out for:

Some automotive wireless chargers have physical size constraints and might not fit every phone. If you’re planning on buying a car with a wireless charger, make sure that your iPhone will fit in the charger first.

To me, this is an obvious place where car manufacturers should offer a user-replaceable shell, so when you move from one form factor to another, you don’t end up with a sad face and a phone that no longer fits snugly in place.

As is, I suspect that manufacturers will force you to bring your car in to replace the Qi-charging shell if you switch phone types, if they even have a shell that fits.

Anyone have a car that offers Qi wireless charging? Ping me, if you...

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Apple retail stores will have a limited supply of...

Apple says it will have a limited supply of iPhone X models for walk-in customers on Friday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. local time. If supply is as limited as I suspect, you might want to camp out in front of your local store — today!

The iPhone X will be available to customers for pre-order on Friday, Oct. 27, at 12:01 a.m. (Pacific) on and the Apple Store app. It will be available in silver and space gray in 64GB and 256GB models starting at $999.

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