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Thursday November 10

13:35
Google lawyer says Android helps competition

Google’s Android mobile operating system boosts competition rather than hurts it, the company’s general counsel said on Thursday, in a rebuttal of EU antitrust charges that it uses the platform to crush rivals.

This could cost Google millions.

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13:35
Google's defense against anti-trust claims:...

Google has a response for the European Commission's anti-trust allegations. In a lengthy blog post, the tech juggernaut addressed the EC's concerns point by point. That starts with the EC's stance that Android isn't in competition with Apple's iOS mo...

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13:22
Daydream Believers May Boost VR, Suggest Early...


Reviews for Google's Daydream View VR headset began to appear on Thursday, and the consensus among those who were able to test the new US$79 device appears to be two thumbs up. Although it has limitations, Daydream could be a gateway to affordable virtual reality technology, they suggested. The headset, which is powered by the VR platform introduced in Android 7.1 Nougat, needs to be paired with Google's new line of Pixel and Pixel XL phones. Daydream is made of lightweight fabric and paired with a simple yet intuitive controller.

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13:20
MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders updating, Apple...

A batch of orders for early MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have updated, with some very early purchasers being told that the order was "preparing for shipment" and could be delivered as soon as Friday afternoon.

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13:00
Antelope Club is a Slendertone for full-body workouts

German startup Antelope Club is looking to make fitness training more effective with its new electrical muscle stimulation suit. It's essentially a giant Slendertone that will work on more than just your abs, ideally getting you fitter and happier mu...

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12:34
Soccer may use video replays to help with concussions

Soccer may not be full-contact like football, but the risks of getting a concussion from a collision on the pitch are still a huge concern. At its annual meeting in March, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) will decide whether a doct...

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12:32
@AppleSupport picks up Twitter award for customer...

Twitter on Thursday handed Apple's official support account a Gold #Customer prize, coming as part of the first annual Twitter Awards, meant to recognize the social network's advertising partners.

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12:24
Some MacBook Pro pre-orders now ‘preparing for...

Apple is now preparing to ship the first MacBook Pro orders as early as this Friday, November 11, as some preorder customers report updated shipping and delivery estimates today.

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11:50
This election proved you're only as good as...

As you've probably heard, while Hillary Clinton won the majority of the popular vote, Donald Trump was awarded more than 270 votes in the Electoral College. Many, particularly on social media, were incredulous, partly at the candidates but also at th...

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11:33
Instagram brings Boomerangs, links, and mentions to...

Instagram’s addition of Snapchat-style Stories has proven to be a welcome new feature—according to Instagram’s data, more than 100 million people create Stories every day. So it’s no surprise that Instagram is building up Stories even more: On Thursday, the app rolled out an update that adds Boomerang compatibility, mentions, and links to Instagram Stories. 

Boomerang is a standalone tool built by Instagram that lets you create a quick video that loops forward and backward—perfect for sharing in your main feed, but it’ll make for a fun story component as well. Select that option from your stories camera to capture a Boomerang clip. (You have to have the Boomerang app installed to use this feature.)

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11:28
PayPal lets you send and request money using Siri in...

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” some guy told his son once in a play. It’s good advice—if someone floats you a few dollars, you should pay them back right away, before you forget. Now PayPal users can settle up without even launching the app, sending payments to friends via Siri in iOS 10.

Version 6.7 of PayPal’s iOS app lets users both send and request money with Siri commands. The app joins Square Cash and Monzo in adding Siri support for sending and receiving payments.

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11:24
Scientists developed a USB stick that can perform an...

When is comes to HIV tests, a drop of blood and a USB stick may be all patients need in the near future. Scientists at the Imperial College London developed a device with the help of medical testing company DNA Electronics that detects HIV levels in...

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11:20
How to Turn Off Sierra’s Optimized Storage

Sierra’s Optimized Storage can free up significant amounts of space on a drive that’s bursting at the seams, but if you aren’t comfortable with the possibility of your data living only in the cloud, you can turn off each of Optimized Storage’s options. Since Optimized Storage can turn itself on after a macOS update, it’s well worth knowing how to flip those switches back off.

 

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11:18
Review: Aukey USB-C Card Reader – an inexpensive,...

The MacBook Pro lacks many traditional external connection options, such as an SD Card reader or an HDMI port. In the place of all of those legacy ports resides two or more USB-C ports. USB-C is an uber-versatile form factor that will ultimately offer tons of flexibility in the future when it comes to external connections, but at this early stage in the game, the pickings are somewhat slim.

One of the major outcries that we’ve heard with regard to the new MacBook Pro centers around the lack of a built-in SD Card reader. It’s a valid complaint, as SD Cards are central to the workflows of many creatives who use Macs.

Aukey, who has produced several USB-C-oriented adapters already, offers a helping hand with its new USB 3.0 compatible...

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11:13
Best Buy 2016 Black Friday deals include $50 off...

Electronics retailer Best Buy has also made public its 2016 "Black Friday" deal assortment, with the vendor offering lower prices on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, a MacBook Air, and two models of iMac including one 5K configuration.

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11:08
Parallels Mac Management 5.0 for Microsoft SCCM adds...

Parallels has unveiled Parallels Mac Management 5.0 for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), which extends Microsoft SCCM functionality, offering solution to manage and control both PC and Mac computers.

It now supports the Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) enabling businesses to set up and provision new Macs for their employees. Apple DEP allows IT managers to configure devices without touching them, while the setup experience is streamlined and simplified for end users, says Jack Zubarev, Parallels president. 

Parallels Mac Management 5.0 also features support for macOS Sierra and Microsoft SCCM 1610, and Windows Server 2016 with new Mac admin tools for IT managers,. The latter improves deployment processes and device management. Other new tools to help IT admins include new script commands, a Mac Client push installation and inventory collection.

Parallels Mac Management 5.0 is...

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11:00
How to control your home with HomeKit and iOS 10...

One of the big changes in iOS 10 was the addition of two tabs to Control Center -- one for controlling music playback and one for controlling your HomeKit accessories. While the HomeKit app is best for setting up HomeKit devices like light switches, thermostats, door locks and so on, once they're set up you can make controlling those devices just a few swipes and taps away by using Control Center.

Once your HomeKit devices, houses, rooms and scenes have been set up in the Home app, just swipe up from the bottom of your device screen to open Control Center, then swipe left twice. As you can see from the screenshot at right, that means that lights can be turned on and off with a tap, sensors will display temperature and humidity, and so on. This can also be useful if you're away from home and want to either change settings or make sure that lights are on and doors are locked.

If you have Scenes set up -- they're groupings of devices and what state they should be in (on...

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10:09
Biggest “Supermoon” since 1948 to occur in November...

Unlike some previous “supermoons”, this one will actually be noticeably larger so, if you can, get out and enjoy it.

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10:00
Pinterest adds tips to pins so your DIY projects won...

Pinterest is full of inspiration, from recipes to furniture hacks to costume ideas. But while some things look good in photos, they don’t always turn out successfully in real life. There are a slew of blogs devoted to documenting disastrous Pinterest projects (most of which are incredibly hilarious). But you might see fewer fails thanks to Pinterest’s new pin tips feature.

Pinterest is rolling out an update to its iOS app on Thursday that lets you see which of your fellow pinners have tried a project. More importantly, it lets anyone add feedback, photos, and tips on how to pull off a Pinterest experiment so it doesn’t go horrible awry.

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09:47
Apple TV universal search expands to CW Seed shows...

Apple has silently updated its universal search for the fourth-generation Apple TV, flagging CW Seed, MUBI, and Hopster as viewing options when a person has the appropriate apps installed.

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09:42
Rumor: Apple’s AirPods to be available next week

First, Apple’s AirPods were supposed to ship in “late October.” Then they were moved to later in the year. Then a report from the Economic Daily News (via Digitimes) says that they won’t begin shipping until January 2017. 

Then — pay attention — a report from AppleInsider said that they will indeed ship before year’s end and calls the supply chain report “bogus.” Now an employee at Apple reseller Conrad has reportedly told a customer it will receive AirPods stock on Nov. 17, and make them available to purchase by Nov. 18-19. That’s from a loosely translated quote from German blog apfelpage.de as noted by...

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09:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: Early Black Friday MacBook...

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Best Buy’s Black Friday Early Access Sale: 13″ MacBook 256GB $1,000, Bose SoundSport Earbuds...

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09:00
Stay warm, look cool in your Apple World Today logo...

Remember our sweatshirts and other logo gear from last fall? Some of the products reached their production goal, others didn't. But the most popular item is back again for the next week -- the AWT Logo Sweatshirt (US$24.99 + shipping).

Teespring makes these for us, and they use top-quality shirts. This is a Gildan 8 ounce heavy blend hoodie (complete with hand warmer pocket!) in a variety of colors and sizes from Small to 5XL. I wear mine whenever the temperature drops and I want warmth and style!

The window for ordering is only open for another week, so if you want one of these, act fast! And don't forget, we have plenty of other styles to choose from; we just need to meet a minimum order and then the shirts ship. For the Logo Sweatshirt, that minimum order has been reached so you'll see it soon!

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08:26
Apple publishes 2016 Holiday Gifts guide promoting...

Apple on Thursday published its annual holiday gift guide, this year putting an even stronger marketing spotlight on its core products.

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07:53
Instagram update adds built-in Boomerang mode,...

After launching its new Snapchat-inspired ‘Stories’ feature earlier this year, which allows users to share a time-limited collection of videos and photos in a slideshow-like format, Instagram is today rolling out an update that adds new functionality to Stories. 

New in the update is a built-in “Boomerang” mode that lets you tap into some of the functionality from Instagram’s standalone app of the same name. That is, the ability to stitch together a burst of photos into a GIF-like video…

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07:36
Happy Hour Podcast 093 | Apple’s unexpected USB-C...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple’s surprise USB-C sale, the current state of MacBook Pro shipments and how Apple apps use Touch Bar, changing Apple TV services, and whether an iPad Pro or Microsoft Surface Studio makes more sense. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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07:23
First look: Apple's Powerbeats 3 Bluetooth...

After being announced at Apple's iPhone 7 event in September, the company's lightweight Powerbeats3 on-ear headphones, featuring the proprietary W1 chip for superior wireless connectivity, are now beginning to trickle out into the hands of consumers. AppleInsider offers a first look.

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07:00
The Sevenhugs Smart Remote magically adapts to...

Okay, it’s not really magic, the remote relies on an indoor positioning system to know where it and the devices you’d have it control are located within the room.

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06:59
Photographs from the top of the Golden Gate Bridge

I’d be up there for days, mostly because I’d be paralyzed with fear. Cable got some great shots.

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06:52
Target offers $151 off iPad Pro & more as part...

Target has uncovered its 2016 Black Friday discounts for Apple products, which will actually come in two phases, beginning this week with "Early Access" discounts on some accessories and peripherals.

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06:35
Apple shares 2016 holiday gift guide, featuring...

Apple has released its holiday gift guide for 2016, including a variety of accessories for its core products: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. The list of recommendations is more focused than the vast 2015 guide, presenting four collections: music, photography, games, and a general Apple products category.

The primary category only features Apple’s first-party products, like Apple Watch bands, iPhone cases, Beats headphones and Apple Pencil for iPad Pro. The music, photography and toy collections recommend a selection of third-party accessories …

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06:30
Beardo baubles

Somebody buy these for Jim, willya?

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06:26
Apple’s holiday gift guide

I found this year’s guide much simpler than last year’s. Interestingly, the MacBook is listed, but not the new MacBook Pro.

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06:21
Apple wins another AR head-mounted display patent,...

Apple has been granted yet another patent (number 201603277799) for an augmented reality (AR) display that could be used with an iPhone. The patent is for a “head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display.” Similar to patents 8,957,835 and 9,482,869, it’s for VR goggles that would connect to the smartphone (or perhaps an iPod touch) to a GoPro-ish head mount for viewing media on a private display.

Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device (think iPhone) with a separate head-mounted device are disclosed. The iDevice could be physically coupled to the head-mounted device so that it can be worn on the user's head. 

The iPhone may be operatively coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device and head mounted device can communicate and operate with one another. Each device may be allowed to extend its...

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06:13
Comment: Apple selling a $79 MacBook Pro power...

I’ve said more than once that I’m relaxed about Apple’s decision to fit only USB-C ports in the new MacBook Pro. I’d rather have to pay for two adapters and one cable now than be stuck with outdated ports for most of the 4-5 years I expect to keep the machine.

But I discovered that Apple did have one more hidden extra cost in store for 2016 MacBook Pro buyers: the $69 (13-inch model) or $79 (15-inch model) power adapter the company sells as an accessory doesn’t include the USB-C cable you need to actually, you know, use it …

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06:13
Reports differ on Casetek's future contribution...

With one supply chain monitor claiming that Apple case manufacturer Casetek is on the path to supply future iPhone enclosures, remarks made by the manufacturer's CEO are far less clear on the matter, suggesting only a possibility of a future contract.

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06:05
∞ Emergency calling feature in iOS beta

If you press your iPhone’s power button 5 times in rapid succession (don’t try it until you finish reading this post), your iPhone will place an emergency call, presumably to 911 in the US.

Once you start the process, you’ll hear a loud alert siren and see a countdown appear, giving you an opportunity to cancel the call. To cancel the call, you’ll need to press the Stop button, then press the Stop Calling button that appears.

Here’s what this looks like on my phone:

Not sure how long this feature has been in place, but I thought it was worth sharing.

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05:54
CEO Tim Cook addresses employee concerns about the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent out a company-wide memo — obtained by BuzzFeed News — addressing employee concerns about the recent, divisive U.S. Presidential race. It reads:

“I’ve heard from many of you today about the presidential election. In a political contest where the candidates were so different and each received a similar number of popular votes, it’s inevitable that the aftermath leaves many of you with strong feelings.

‘We have a very diverse team of employees, including supporters of each of the candidates. Regardless of which candidate each of us supported as individuals, the only way to move forward is to move forward together. I recall something Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said 50 years ago: ‘If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do...

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05:54
Jason Snell: Buttons and keys, your days are numbered

Jason Snell, writing for Macworld:

I can’t imagine a future Mac laptop with an iPad where the keyboard should be, but with a few additional bits of technology, it seems a lot less wild an idea.

As someone who enjoys typing on a physical keyboard, I’m vaguely nauseated by the idea of a keyboard that’s just a sheet of glass–but the travel on the MacBook Pro keyboard is so small already, would it be that different to remove it altogether?

And:

You can’t operate a touch-screen keyboard by feel, because the act of feeling it causes it to react.

Unless you built in pressure sensitivity that would allow that surface to react differently to hard typing taps.

By a long, long shot, I prefer a physical keyboard to one presented on a sheet of glass. As Jason says, it’s all about feel. Is it possible to use taptic feedback to improve a touch keyboard to the point where it approaches the feel of a physical keyboard?

Interesting read.

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05:44
Tim Cook’s email to Apple employees after...

Tim Cook sent out the following email to all Apple employees last night:

Team,

I’ve heard from many of you today about the presidential election. In a political contest where the candidates were so different and each received a similar number of popular votes, it’s inevitable that the aftermath leaves many of you with strong feelings.

We have a very diverse team of employees, including supporters of each of the candidates. Regardless of which candidate each of us supported as individuals, the only way to move forward is to move forward together. I recall something Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said 50 years ago: “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” This advice is timeless, and a reminder that we only do great work and improve the world by moving forward.

While there is discussion today about uncertainties ahead, you can be confident that Apple’s North...

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05:15
Apple releases updated build of iOS 10.1.1

Apple on Wednesday issued a new build of iOS 10.1.1, the current version of the iOS 10 operating system. The update is minor enough that it did not warrant a full 10.x.x number change, but it does include an updated build number.

The new build has been labeled “14B150”, whereas the initial iOS 10.1.1 build was labeled “14B100”.

This new build is only available as a download from Apple’s servers and cannot be obtained over-the-air at this time for those who have already installed the first version of iOS 10.1.1. The new version of iOS 10.1.1 will likely be provided to those who have yet to install iOS 10.1.1, as it otherwise requires an iTunes connection to download and install.

As present, there is no information listed in the changes as to what bug fixes or changes the update...

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05:00
Report indicates Apple Pay now the fifth most...

If nothing else, Apple Pay is gaining traction.

Just over a month after launching Apple Pay on the web to bring the payments service to website checkouts via its Safari web browser, new data shows Apple has already made it into the top five payment technologies online.

Analystics firm SimilarTech’s platform tracks over 30 billion web pages each month with Apple Pay coming in as the fifth most popular payment platform used by the top 10,000 websites. It maintains the fifth position among the top 100k websites, too.

Apple Pay is now available on 0.25 percent of the top 10,000 sites.

That puts it at almost 10% of leader PayPal which has 2.36% of the top websites (although PayPal’s subscribe button is also #2 and adds an additional 0.98%)....

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05:00
iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls...

An anonymous reader writes: "A bug in the iOS WebView component allows an attacker to force someone's iPhone to dial any number, while also locking the user's interface for a few moments, preventing him to cancel the outgoing call," reports BleepingComputer. "The bug was at the heart of the recent accidental DDoS of 911 call centers across the U.S." At the heart of the issue is a Safari bug reported in 2008, which was fixed in iOS 3.0. The same bug also exists in the WebView component used by app makers to show web pages inside other apps. The researcher that found the bug writes in a blog post: "If you think automatically dialing a phone number after clicking a link in an app is not a big issue think again. DoSing 911 is pretty terrible but there are other examples such as expensive 900 numbers where the attacker can actually make money. A stalker can make his victim dial his phone number so he gets his victim's number. Altogether things you don't want to happen. [...] Apple...

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04:30
This iPad product is mStanding … er, outstanding …...

Rain Design’s mStand series was recently expanded to include stands for the iPad. They’re handy for elevating and supporting the Apple tablet and are especially convenient if you use Duet Display software to use an iPad as a secondary display with your Mac.

They are available in mStand tablet, mStand tablet plus and mStand tablet pro models. I use the latter ($69.90) with my 12.9-inch iPad Pro. As mentioned, I often use the stand and tablet in conjunction with my Mac as a secondary display. Even if you don’t, the mStand props up the tablet to make it easy to touch, swipe, and type (if you’re using the virtual keyboard, not an Apple Smart Keyboard). It’s also convenient for FaceTime chats or for use as a drawing stand with the Apple Pencil.

The mStand...

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04:21
Photoshop Express on iOS adds automated collages...

Adobe has updated its Photoshop Express app for iPhone and iPad to allow automatic creation of photo collages, and to add support for Google Photos.

The company said that collage-creation was its most-requested feature, and that ‘studio caliber’ collages can be automatically created in 5-7 taps …

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04:00
How to download your music to your Mac from iCloud

Call me old school, but I don’t trust all my digital data to reside solely in “the cloud” (that would be iCloud for we Apple fans). That’s why I use iTunes Match and iCloud, yet also have my music library on an external hard drive connected to my iMac.

iTunes Match is a service that stores all your music in iCloud—even songs imported from CDs or not purchased in the iTunes Store—and makes it available on up to 10 of your devices and computers. With iTunes Match — which costs US$25 annually— you have access to your complete iTunes music library at any time. If you have this service, you can download all your music to your Mac with these steps.

  • If you have more than one Mac, pick the one you wish to store your music library on.
  • Open iTunes and make sure iCloud Music Library is enabled in iTunes > Preferences > General.
  • Choose Music from the dropdown menu, and select the Library tab.
  • Go to View > Show View Options.
  • Click on the...
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03:50
Tim Cook emails all employees to call for unity...

Following the conclusion of an extremely divisive presidential election, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent an email to all employees calling for unity and for people to move forward together. As Buzzfeed noted, Cook does not reference the president-elect by name.

Cook’s email also reiterates Apple’s own values …

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03:33
ROME: Total War for iPad now available in the App...

As announced on Monday, ROME: Total War is now available as an iPad game, priced at $9.99 in the App Store. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, ROME: Total War is considered by critics as one of the best PC strategy games. The makers of the iPad version have ported the entire game, ‘without compromise’, to the tablet.

In the game, players move from a strategic 2D map to a 3D battlefield environment. You direct troops like calvary, infantry and artillery to overcome the opponent – often recreating real historic battles. The scale of the game is massive, with thousands of onscreen units fighting simultaneously. I played the game ahead of its official release and was quite impressed …

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03:00
HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity

When I cut the cable TV cord nearly eight years ago, juggling multiple remote controls was a necessity. At minimum, you needed one for your television and another for your game console or streaming box. I used a third remote for a home theater PC, so I could access video websites that weren’t yet available as streaming-TV apps.

But over the past couple years, the need for multiple remotes has been slipping away, thanks to a decade-old HDMI feature called Consumer Electronics Control (HDMI-CEC). With this feature, streaming boxes such as Apple TV and Roku can control your television’s power, volume, and input, making additional remotes unnecessary.

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02:54
PayPal for iOS updated with Siri SDK integration,...

With iOS 10, Apple added the ability for six categories of application to integrate with the iOS personal assistant, Siri. One of these groups was mobile payments. The PayPal app for iOS has now been updated with this integration, so you can use natural language voice queries to send and receive money.

Using your contact address book, queries like ‘Hey Siri send David $20 using PayPal’ will bring up a confirmation sheet in the Siri conversation with one button to confirm.

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Wednesday November 9

23:46
Apple CEO Tim Cook urges employees to 'move...

Following one of the most bitterly contested -- both by candidates and their respective constituencies -- presidential elections in modern American history, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday sent out a company-wide memo addressing employee concerns about what comes next.

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22:44
PayPal enables Siri support for sending and...

Ubiquitous online payments service PayPal on Thursday released an updated version of its eponymous iOS with Siri integration, allowing users to ask Apple's assistant to send and request money.

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20:38
Play 'Overwatch' for free all weekend long

If you already aren't one of Overwatch's 20 million players, developer Blizzard Entertainment wants to fix that. Starting Friday at 1pm Eastern, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners can play the wildly popular shooter for free. And this isn't just a...

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20:06
Donald Trump's 'Transition Team'...

Now that the election is complete, the business of transitioning into a Donald Trump presidency is upon us. The president-elect's Transition Team launched its Twitter account and the GreatAgain.gov website, inviting citizens to connect with the incom...

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19:30
Silicon Valley Investors Call For California To...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: As Donald Trump's shock election victory reverberated around Silicon Valley late on Tuesday night, some high-profile technologists were already calling for California to secede from the United States. The broader west coast is a stronghold for the Democrats, and significantly more politically progressive and racially diverse than large swathes of central U.S. California is also the biggest economy in the U.S. and the sixth largest in the world with a gross state product of $2.496 trillion for 2015, according to the IMF. The campaign for independence -- variously dubbed Calexit, Califrexit and Caleavefornia -- has been regarded as a fringe movement. But support was revitalized by influential Uber investor and Hyperloop co-founder Shervin Pishevar, in a series of tweets announcing his plans to fund a "legitimate campaign for California to become its own nation" -- posted even before the full results were in. A few hours later,...

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18:28
Trader pleads guilty to sparking stock market '...

If you were trading on an American stock market on May 6th, 2010, you probably had a minor heart attack: the "Flash Crash" that day sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1,000 points (600 in the first 5 minutes) and recovered virtually all its v...

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17:53
Many iCloud users receiving spam Calendar &...

Over recent weeks, iCloud users have started to notice an increased amount of spam coming to various aspects of their accounts. Email accounts, of course, are always vulnerable to spam messages and the root cause can be a variety of different reasons. This new type of spam, however, relates to iCloud’s Calendar and Photo Sharing functionalities…

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16:45
New MacBook Pro Has Already Outsold All Other...

New submitter TheFakeTimCook writes: An article on MacRumors has revealed that Apple's latest MacBook Pro has already outsold all competing laptops this year, according to new data shared by research firm Slice Intelligence: "Slice Intelligence says the new MacBook Pro accumulated more revenue from online orders during its first five days of availability than the Microsoft Surface Book, ASUS Chromebook Flip, Dell Inspiron 2-in-1, and Lenovo Yoga 900, based on e-receipt data from 12,979 online shoppers in the United States. The new MacBook Pro generated over seven times the revenue that the 12-inch MacBook did over its first five days of availability, according to Slice Intelligence. If accurate, that means it took the new MacBook Pro just five days to accumulate 78% of all the revenue generated by the 12-inch MacBook since its April 2015 launch. The data follows Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller's claim the new MacBook Pro had received more online orders than any previous MacBook...

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16:04
Apple’s HomeKit Security vs. ioT Botnets

The recent botnet attacks have called into question the security of all our various internet of Things (ioT) devices, and rightfully so. Those attacks happened because people like you and me had routers, webcams and other gizmos in our homes that were not properly secured. Some of those security issues are fixable by general users, but many are not.

Very interesting article from Dave Hamilton.

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15:08
How Donald Trump's election as U.S. President...

Anticipating the full impact of the election of Donald Trump is difficult because his campaign offered little in terms of real policy proposals, instead favoring high energy crowd rallies and the drawing of media attention through the use of incredible and often shocking comments. There are some clues as to what he might make priorities in his administration however.

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14:45
Product(RED) Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, Pill+...

Late Wednesday, Apple revealed versions of the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, and the Pill+ wireless speaker with Product(RED) branding, with a portion of the sales going to the charity and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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14:31
AWT News Update: November 9, 2016

In the world of Apple it was a surprisingly slow news day, but we dug around the Interwebz and found a couple of stories for you:

  • Facebook is set to start allowing companies to send you advertising via Facebook Messenger, although it will be tightly controlled
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook and President-elect Donald Trump agree on one topic - repatriation of corporate profits held overseas at a reduced tax rate

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14:28
Apple teases new (RED) color for Beats Solo3 &...

As we approach World AIDS Day in December, Apple today has unveiled new (PRODUCT)RED color variants for the Beats Pill+ and Beats Solo3 headphones. Specifically, Apple is calling the red color “Citrus Red.” The new color options aren’t available just yet, but are currently listed as “coming soon” on Apple’s website.

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14:00
Adobe Photoshop Express now lets you edit Google...

Adobe’s on-the-go photo-editing app Photoshop Express just added two incredibly useful new features: Google Photos integration and collages.

The Google Photos tie-in means you can import and export photos from Google’s app to Photoshop Express for quick editing and sharing. Photoshop Express already supports Adobe’s Creative Cloud, Dropbox, Facebook, and the iOS Camera Roll, so Google Photos is a welcome addition.

Now you can make collages, a popular feature in many photo-editing apps, in Photoshop Express. The new intelligent layout tool populate your images in a carousel of collage options in one tap so you can see what they’ll look like in a variety of formats. A style transfer automation tool takes the time out of editing your collage photos, although you can still manually edit each image in the collage by tapping and adjusting it.

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13:53
Behind-the-scenes update allows for Apple TV app...

Apple on Wednesday announced changes to the way it handles tvOS apps, most notably allowing one to be automatically downloaded to an Apple TV if a person picks up its iOS counterpart.

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13:24
First MacBook Pro with Touch Bar reviews start...

While the new MacBook Pros with Touch Bar aren’t slated to start arriving to customers until next week at the earliest, French news outlet 01NetTV has shared an early review of the new device. The blog, which appears to have a review unit rather than an early shipment, posted a three and a half minute hands-on video review of the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (below), focusing primarily on the new OLED function display

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13:01
Apple's new MacBook Pro has generated 7x more...

The new, thinner redesign of Apple's MacBook Pro lineup has been a blockbuster success out of the gate, new data suggests, blowing away dollars spent on the first 12-inch MacBook from 2015.

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12:50
Apple issues second public beta of macOS 10.12.2

Apple on Wednesday released a second public beta of macOS 10.12.2, refining the update's fixes and features for people wanting the earliest possible access.

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12:47
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11:43
tvOS apps now support direct linking to improve...

Apple has published a developer update aimed at making it easier for developers to share direct links to tvOS apps. Originally when developers wanted to share tvOS apps, they would have to instruct users to manually search through the App Store on the Apple TV. Apple’s update today includes an update to the iTunes Link Maker where tvOS apps can now also be searched for and linked to directly.

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11:30
Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone Could Have Siri-...


Samsung Electronics this week revealed plans to unveil its flagship Galaxy S8 mobile phone with a new digital assistant powered by AI. The assistant will be based on technology gained with Samsung's recent acquisition of Viv Labs. The plans call for Samsung to incorporate the AI into its family of electronics and appliances, ranging from mobile devices to wearable technology and home devices. Rhee Injong, CTO of Samsung's mobile communications business, was one of several executives who briefed Reuters on the plans.

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11:25
Pushbullet makes cross-platform link and file...

One of the regular problems of a multi-platform universe is that sometimes, you'll stumble across a link or file that's better simply viewed on another device. Pushbullet's self-titled app can be a good solution, especially if you live at least partly outside of the Apple ecosystem.

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10:44
Apple releases updated iOS 10.1.1 build for iPhone...

Originally released a few weeks back, Apple has re-released iOS 10.1.1 today for the iPhone and iPad.

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Tuesday January 13

15:50
Android 5.0 Lollipop still hard to find, full of...

Google's Android team has advised outside security researchers that it will no longer fix security bugs found in Jelly Bean or earlier releases, despite the fact that "pre-KitKat 4.4" software powers the majority of active users' devices currently accessing Google Play. Meanwhile, less than 0.1 percent of Android users have received Android 5.0, and those who have report an "unfinished/unpolished" experience.

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12:32
Hands On: Chrome Remote Desktop (OS X, iOS)

Imagine squeezing your retina iMac screen down onto an iPhone 5. You can do it. It might look a bit silly and initially you might wonder why you'd bother, but it has long been possible to see and remotely control your Macs and PCs on even your iPhone. Now Google has released Chrome Remote Desktop for iOS and you can do it for free. You'll do it, too: try this once and you will forever keep finding other reasons why it's incredibly useful. It's fantastic when you forget a file, for instance, and can now just find and email it to yourself from afar. And it will save your soul, your sanity and yo...



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12:24
InvenSense hit with lawsuit over concessions in...

A new lawsuit filed against gyroscope and accelerometer supplier for Apple, InvenSense, accuses the company of failing to tell investors about the concessions it made to secure a recent deal. InvenSense parts are used in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; executives should have warned investors, the suit alleges, that Apple was given a "sweetheart deal" that would hurt profits. "Instead of revealing the true condition of the company and its prospects, defendants hid those facts from investors and chose to issue strong guidance and paint a picture of a bright future with a new mega-customer," the complai...



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12:04
Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6s' could ship...

With over half a year remaining before Apple is expected to unveil its next-generation iPhone, a fresh rumor out of Taiwan suggests that the company may be considering a new dual-lens camera system and the addition of "Force Touch," the pressure-sensitive touch technology set to be introduced in the Apple Watch.

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10:34
AllCast media streamer makes leap to iOS

A new port of AllCast, a popular Android app, has just been released for iOS. The title lets users stream personal photo, video, and music libraries to a variety of platforms, not just the Apple TV, the only format natively supported by Apple. Some compatible targets include Chrome, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, WDTV, Xbox One/Xbox 360, and various platforms compatible with DLNA....



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09:59
Apple axes long-running 'Single of the Week...

Ten years after giving away its first song, Apple has reportedly wound down the "Single of the Week" program that offered iTunes users a chance to download a free track from up-and-coming artists.

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09:23
Quanta ramping up production of 12-inch MacBook Air...

Taiwan-based supplier Quanta Computer has entered into "volume" production of Apple's upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air, according to supply chain sources. The laptop is reportedly on track to ship in the first quarter of the year, despite other rumors pointing to the second quarter. The new sources say that Quanta has escalated recruitment efforts in order to speed up production....



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09:16
Hands On: Toca Hair Salon 2 (iOS)

Makeover apps tend to be somewhat serious, and are generally geared toward adults. Instead of being a fun game, they tend to be more akin to photo-editing software, which is generally pretty complex and low on the amusement scale. Toca Boca, however, has stepped forth with Toca Hair Salon 2, a makeover game that offers a lot to younger gamers or future beauticians....



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09:07
Facebook will display Amber Alerts in News Feeds

Facebook will start to post into its users News Feed alerts about missing children in the future, in an effort to locate them. A partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will involve the social network showing Amber Alerts to Facebook users located in specific search areas, both on mobile devices and desktops....



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08:15
Briefly: Chrome Remote Desktop for iOS, CBS News iOS...

Google has expanded its Chrome Remote Desktop app to include iOS compatibility. Now available for download on iTunes, iOS users can now orchestrate accessing their desktop computer for free by downloading the accompanying Chrome browser app. Chrome Remote Access has been available for Android users since last year....

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08:08
Apple quietly ends Single of the Week promo on iTunes

Apple appears to have ended its Single of the Week promotion on iTunes, visitors note. No tracks have been offered in the first two weeks of 2015, and a person on Apple's support forums claims to have been told by iTunes Support that the company has officially dropped the initiative. It's missing from iTunes Stores across the globe....



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07:52
Samsung takes on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus with all...

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy A7, the latest entry in the company's premium all-metal Galaxy A series that brings a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, 2 gigabytes of RAM and an 8-core application processor.

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07:37
iPhone Apps: IMDb, New Words With Friends, Duolingo
06:52
LA schools' iPad program flawed from beginning...

The Los Angeles Unified School District's failed iPad deployment was botched early on, according to a review by the US Education Department. The federal agency says that it first of all put too hard an emphasis on using Apple hardware and software, ignoring cheaper options that could have saved money for the District and taxpayers. In July the USD said it was shifting to a strategy involving Chromebooks and Windows devices, such as the Microsoft Surface....



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04:33
Hands On: Learn Spanish - Brainscape (iOS)

It's a fact that Spanish is the world's fourth most spoken language, with over 350 million native speakers across 21 countries. It's also a fact that people who are bilingual tend to do better in both academic pursuits as well as their career. If you've ever been curious about learning another language, Learn Spanish by Brainscape offers a solution for those who are trying to learn Spanish on the go....



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03:49
Hands On: PhotoWatermark (OS X)

It's a different world. You might be the sort who would never take photo from a website and use it in your own book, but today if an image is online, it's as if the world sees it as fair game. Maybe that's a peek into our base immorality and the ultimate cataclysmic self-destruction of humanity, or maybe it's just that cut and paste is easy. Whatever it is, though, it's happening and you cannot stop it – not even with an application like this: but if PhotoWatermark can't prevent the copying of images, it can help photographers and artists considerably by adding identifying text to your image...



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01:11
Flickr: iPhones surpass Nikon, claim second most-...

Flickr has updated statistics for 2014 in its "Most Popular Camera" and "Most Popular Mobile Camera" categories, with the combined models of iPhone taking second place in the general "camera" category -- beating out DSLR maker Nikon and popular point-and-shoot maker Sony for second place. While Canon remains the most popular overall camera, the built-in cameras on smartphones from Apple and Samsung have -- despite inherent limitations -- steadily risen in popularity....



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Monday January 12

23:03
Viawear announces Tyia 'smart bracelet'...

This week, Viawear has launched pre-orders for a gold or rhodium-plated edition of the new Tyia "smart bracelet." The bracelet serves as a fitness tracker, with an RGB LED notification light embedded behind quartz and mother-of-pearl accent. As with fitness bands, the Tyia is marketing as letting users put away smartphones without missing an important call, text, or social-media notification -- and offers some basic fitness tracking compatible with Apple's HealthKit....



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19:58
Multiple reports point to record-breaking Apple...

While the idea that Apple probably had another record-breaking holiday quarter (what the company calls fiscal 2015 Q1) is unsurprising to all but selected pundits, a spate of reports released on Monday may be painting a general portrait of not just significant improvement, but more importantly growth in key areas of importance both to investors and analysis as well as to the health of the company. Sales of Macs look to be way up, iOS devices are selling much better in a key foreign market, and Apple's suppliers are flourishing -- all signs that point to better-than-expected quarter....



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15:42
Apple Stores debut self-demoing Smart Cover window...

A good magic trick, even in the 21st century, will still get people to stop and watch and try to figure out how it is done. Over the weekend, Apple retail stores around the US debuted a new window display showcasing the company's iPad line and Smart Cover accessory on a thin tabletop that features a line of the products, with the Smart Cover opening and closing itself to demonstrate the magnetic latch feature that wakes or sleeps the machine automatically....



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13:59
Details emerge on specs for third-party Lightning...

New information has been revealed on the specifications Apple has in mind for its planned licensing of the female Lightning port for third-party accessories. Manufacturers have reportedly been briefed on details and objectives, which include spreading Lightning to as many different accessories as possible in place of micro-USB. Possibilities include not just things like docks and headphones, but battery cases, gamepads, and Bluetooth speakers....



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11:20
Fourth iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers

Apple is now seeding a fourth beta of iOS 8.2 via the company's developer portal, and as an over-the-air update for existing beta users. The build is listed as 12D5461b, and follows a little less than a month after beta 3, which was issued December 18. That build was 12D5452a. Accompanying the beta is a new version of WatchKit, the SDK and framework needed to build Apple Watch support into iOS apps....



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10:53
Hands On: Word of the Rings (iOS)

Word games are fairly numerous at this point. You've got your Boggle-style games, your Scrabble-style games, your crosswords and word searches. There are a lot of duplicates out there -- so when we find a fresh, new game, we tend to get pretty excited. One such app is Word of the Rings, by James Porter, a game that quite literally puts an interesting twist on the genre....



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10:11
Spotify hits 15M subscribers, majority of streams on...

Spotify is continuing to enjoy rising user numbers, with the popular music streaming service announcing it has reached a total of 15 million subscribers. At the same time, reports claim that the majority of Spotify streams stem from mobile listeners, with 52 percent of listening taking place on smartphones and tablets rather than desktops....



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09:50
Marsh, inMarket partner on first Apple Watch-...

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced a new iBeacon platform, the first to emphasize the Apple Watch. The plan is to use iBeacons at Marsh's 75 locations to push ads, shopping lists, and other content to both Watches and iPhones. Initially, the platform will support the official Marsh app and inMarket's List Ease, but other apps should follow as long as they support inMarket's Proximity SDK. All apps will have to update with Watch support, but the platform itself is Watch-ready....



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08:20
Chevy Volt will support CarPlay, 2016 demo model...

The 2016 model of the Chevy Volt will support Apple's CarPlay, at least if an early demonstration version is accurate. The car is on display at this week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and its dash system shows options for both CarPlay and MirrorLink connections. Google's Android Auto is notably absent, but since the 2016 Volt isn't due to go on sale until mid-2015, there may be time to implement it....



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07:18
HomeKit requires Apple TV hub for remote Siri...

People wanting to control HomeKit-enabled devices remotely through Apple's Siri must have an Apple TV at home to serve as a hub, according to Verge sources, including two launch partners and a person said to be "close to HomeKit's development." Siri controls will always work while an iPhone or iPad is on the same network as a HomeKit device, but until now it wasn't fully clear how remote operation might work. The Apple TV must also be a third-generation model running at least v7.0 firmware or newer. Notably, remote operation without Siri -- using the vendor app for a HomeKit product directly -...



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