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Friday November 11

05:22
AppleInsider podcast talks MacBook Pro with Touch...

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Dan discuss MacBook Pros, what makes a Pro machine 'Pro', and the latest in iPhone news and rumors.

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05:17
Bailout plan for Japan Display may give Apple a...

It had been thought that Apple would only have two suppliers to choose from when it came to its rumored switch to OLED displays for at least some iPhones next year: Samsung and LG. A third contender emerged in June, when it was reported that Sharp’s OLED panel business would be up-and-running by next year, and it now seems possible that Japan Display will also be in the running.

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05:15
Rumor: AirPods may arrive come mid-November

Back in late October, Apple delayed the launch of its much-anticipated AirPods, the company stating that it needed “a little more time” before the units were ready for prime time.

Since then, the headphones have been listed as “currently unavailable” on Apple’s web site.

Previous rumors had the AirPods as arriving in January 2017, suggesting they will not be available in time for this year’s holiday shopping season.

Perhaps more optimistically, an employee at Apple reseller Conrad has reportedly told a customer it will receive AirPods stock on November 17, and make them available to purchase by November 18-19.

Here’s the quote as it stands:

Hello, I have just talked with an employee of the Conrad Online Store, since I am there on 14.10 the AirPods ordered and I wanted...

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05:00
Apple improves shipping delivery estimates for some...

The first of the Touch Bar-equpped MacBook Pro units look as if they’re about to ship on Friday, November 11th.

A number of users have reported that Apple has started changing the status of several preorders from “processing” to “preparing for shipment”, which typically happens in the days before it ships and delivers orders to customers.

Reports from the first preorder customers estimated a ship date of November 11th, while others were quickly notified that their orders had been pushed back 2-3 weeks to 4-5 weeks after the units became available via the Apple online storefront.

That means that the first MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models could arrive in customers’ hands as soon as this...

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05:00
Photographer captures an erupting volcano and gets a...

It takes skill to be a good photographer but sometimes dumb luck plays a part.

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05:00
Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts of Junk Data To...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: For almost five months -- possibly longer -- the Spotify music streaming app has been assaulting users' storage devices with enough data to potentially take years off their expected lifespans. Reports of tens or in some cases hundreds of gigabytes being written in an hour aren't uncommon, and occasionally the recorded amounts are measured in terabytes. The overload happens even when Spotify is idle and isn't storing any songs locally. The behavior poses an unnecessary burden on users' storage devices, particularly solid state drives, which come with a finite amount of write capacity. Continuously writing hundreds of gigabytes of needless data to a drive every day for months or years on end has the potential to cause an SSD to die years earlier than it otherwise would. And yet, Spotify apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux have engaged in this data assault since at least the middle of June, when multiple users reported the problem in...

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04:37
Spotify says fix on way for bug that can reduce SSD...

Spotify says that a fix is on the way for a bug that results in the Mac, Windows and Linux apps writing massive amounts of data to SSDs even when the app is simply sitting idle.

ArsTechnica highlighted the problem that appears to have existed for at least five months.

For almost five months—possibly longer—the Spotify music streaming app has been assaulting users’ storage devices with enough data to potentially take years off their expected lifespans. Reports of tens or in some cases hundreds of gigabytes being written in an hour aren’t uncommon, and occasionally the recorded amounts are measured in terabytes. The overload happens even when Spotify is idle and isn’t storing any songs locally … 

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04:30
Splash44 Case offers good all-around protection for...

If you need to protect your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from water and other liquids, Dog & Bone’s Splash44 Case is a viable option. 

Specially designed membranes and the charging port plug help protect the smartphone from liquid damage. The Splash44 utilizes a two-part design, employing a bumper and tempered glass impact screen, which makes it not only water resistant, but also “drop proof” up to 6.6 feet.

Installing the Splash44 is simple. Just place your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus inside and secure the glass. The case is less than 10mm thick, so it allows you to enjoy the thin styling of the Apple smartphone while providing decent, all-round protection. It also allows complete access to the ports and controls on your iPhone. 

The Splash 44 is available in Clear/Orange, Clear/Black, Clear/Pink, and Clear/Purple flavors. The iPhone 7 model costs $54.95; the Phone 7 Plus version is $59.95.

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04:07
AAPL and other tech stocks down on post-election...

AAPL saw its share price fall more than three dollars yesterday, a drop of 2.79%, falling another 1.16% in after-market trading. Other tech firms suffered similar falls, including Microsoft down 2.44%, Google 2.9%, Amazon 3.82% and Twitter 3.79%. The Nasdaq as a whole fell 70 points, 1.62% down. That’s against a broader market rise after the election.

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04:00
How to merge iPhoto and Photo libraries on a Mac

Starting with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Photos replaced iPhotos on the Mac. If, like my wife, you kept using iPhotos before easing into Photos, you’ve probably got two different photo libraries on your Mac, which can be a pain and a storage hog. Thankfully, you can merge ‘em. To migrate another photo library manually: 

  • Quit Photos. 
  • Hold down the Option key and open Photos.
  • Select the library you want to open and then click Choose Library. If the library you want isn’t listed, click Other Library. Navigate to the library you want, and click Open.

And you should merge the libraries. Photos uses the same master files as iPhoto and the late, lamented Aperture, so you won’t need double the space to run both apps.

Don’t delete the iPhotos library until you’re sure that all your pics are in Photos. However, you can go ahead and free up hard disk space by moving the iPhoto library to an external drive and deleting it from your Mac. That way...

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Thursday November 10

23:59
2 Awesome Mac bundles: $20 each, 60 apps, choose...

There are still two weeks to go until Black Friday, but 9to5Toys Specials is already offering some amazing deals. Today, we’re highlighting the Black Friday Mac Bundle 2.0, featuring nine apps worth nearly $380 altogether. For a limited time pick up these nine utility Mac apps for just $20:

  1. PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac (Orig. $59.99) — Edit text, add links, sign and annotate documents with this App Store award winner.
  2. Call Recorder for FaceTime (Orig. $29.95) — Record interviews and podcasts in crystal-clear HD.
  3. MainMenu Pro 3 (Orig. $19.99) — Keep your Mac running smoothly with scheduled maintenance scripts, and access extra settings....
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22:04
Apple supplier Japan Display discusses $703M bailout...

Japan Display, a major Apple LCD display supplier, is reportedly in advanced talks to receive a 75 billion yen ($703 million) bailout from the government-backed fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, one of its biggest investors.

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20:47
HTC Vive can do wireless VR with this $220 add-on

HTC is opening up pre-orders for a $220 add-on that cuts the Vive's wires and transforms it into a wireless VR headset. The peripheral that clips onto the device was made by a company called TPCAST and was designed under the Vive X program. If you'll...

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19:53
Citibank's digital wallet works in apps, online...

Citibank is partnering with MasterCard and its digital payment service, Masterpass, to add online and in-app transactions to its customers' accounts. Citi Pay users will be able to use their existing Citibank login details across online and app payme...

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18:55
Leonard Cohen dead at 82

2016 can’t end fast enough.

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18:32
Russia is blocking LinkedIn

While LinkedIn is still waiting for the ink to dry on Microsoft's $26.2 billion deal, the Russian government is gearing up to ban the professional networking site altogether. As the New York Times reports, a local court in Moscow has ruled that Linke...

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17:46
Trump's newly-emboldened troll army poses...

Yesterday, the US woke up to discover it had elected Donald Trump as leader of the free world. As we've pointed out, the decision threatens net neutrality and probably the planet, though we perversely got a Wu-Tang album from it. In addition to 48% o...

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17:14
Breastfeeding, T-Rex highlight proposed shortlist of...

The Unicode Consortium on Thursday announced an updated shortlist of 51 new emoji characters that could see release next year as part of Unicode 10, with additions ranging from familiar yellow faces to animals and various food items.

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16:58
Apple quietly releases new iBooks StoryTime app for...

At some point today, Apple quietly introduced a new app on the tvOS App Store that brings iBooks to the platform, but in a form appropriate for children. Dubbed iBooks StoryTime, the app is designed to aid children in improving their reading skills through feature like interactive audio, a feature called Read-Aloud, and more.

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16:57
Garmin fitness trackers now have Strava's...

A slew of Garmin fitness trackers today have access to Beacon, Strava's safety feature that allows users to send their location to friends in real-time while they're out on a run, hike or bike. Strava is a social networking app built for athletes, an...

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16:26
Apple's new Touch Bar MacBook Pros and the...

Whether you just skim headlines or deeply scour the Internet for every last word on the subject, Apple's latest MacBook Pro introduction appeared to be greeted with mountains of complaints from fans and haters alike, all united in their quivering fear of an existential threat to the Macintosh as a viable platform. Time to breathe!

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16:26
Closeout bargains: Save up to $400 instantly on...

Shoppers this week can save up to $400 on closeout MacBooks, iPads, iMacs, accessories and even AppleCare at Adorama -- with no tax outside NY and NJ. Popular picks include Apple's 2015 12" MacBook (1.3GHz/8GB/256GB) in Gold for $1,199 and iPad Smart Covers for $14.99 (75% off).

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16:19
Uber driver accused of raping an unconscious 17-year...

An Uber driver in Southern California was charged Thursday with four felony counts of sexual assault for allegedly raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl as he drove her home to Laguna Beach early Saturday morning. The suspect, 23-year-old Samer Alaa...

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16:05
Pro Video Editor Says MacBook Pro Beats Out Superior...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Mac: Reviews for Apple's new MacBook Pro have yet to officially go live, despite a couple false starts earlier this week. Those should arrive any day now ahead of a retail release for the machine, but one pro video editor today published his early hands-on review after using the new 15-inch model in a real-world setting. The review also aims to address some of the early criticisms of the new MacBook Pro from pros, showing how the machine held up in a real-world, professional environment. The author Thomas Grove Carter works at Trim Editing, a studio in London where he edits "high end commercials, music videos and films" using Final Cut Pro. The review specifically focuses on the experience using the machine in a professional video editor's daily workflow. Carter's conclusion is that the new 15-inch model he was using (he doesn't detail specs), is more than capable of handling daily editing in FCP X with 5K ProRes footage. He also notes...

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15:53
Apple's 'iBooks StoryTime' tvOS app...

Apple on Thursday released iBooks StoryTime, a new first-party tvOS app that brings handpicked children's books to the big screen with Read-Aloud narration, fun graphics and animations, and Siri Remote compatibility.

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15:40
The OnePlus 3 gets its first taste of Android Nougat...

Watching Android Nougat make its way to phones Google didn't have a hand in making has been, well, a little excruciating. Some major players are getting the update out first, but now it looks like the upstarts at OnePlus are next in line. Brian Yoon,...

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15:19
AWT News Update: November 10, 2016

There's always good news in the world of Apple, and today we have three stories that should make you more productive...or at least make it easy for you to send money to a friend with PayPal:

  • OWC announces that they're carrying the NewerTech NuPower 60W USB-C Power Adapter, a great replacement for the standard Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro charger
  • A professional video editor has given the new 15-inch MacBook Pro his seal of approval, saying it's fast enough to easily handle 5K ProRes footage in Final Cut Pro X
  • PayPal keeps improving its iOS app; you can now send or receive money with just a Siri command

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15:17
Here are the 56 new emoji that were just approved...

While Apple is bringing a handful of new emoji to its users with the upcoming release of iOS 10.2, the Unicode Consortium today approved 56 new emoji as part of the Unicode 10 release. The new emoji are based on requests from third-parties to the consortium over the past year and include emoji representing breastfeeding and a hijab emoji, as well as many others (via Emojipedia).

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14:55
Oculus is bringing VR to lower-end PCs today

The term "asynchronous spacewarp" might sound like a meaningless jumble of techno-jargon, but it's a big deal if you're into virtual reality. It's the new technology from Oculus, which is officially launching today, that'll let you run the Rift VR he...

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14:31
Notable apps and app updates for Nov. 10, 2016

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

ROME: Total War is now available for the iPad. A game of epic real-time warfare, it offers players a mix of strategy and tactics to fight battles, while using diplomacy, subterfuge and assassination to pave the road to ultimate victory. 

Encompassing three centuries of conflict from the Punic Wars to the death of Augustus, the game captures the challenge of conquering and ruling the legendary Roman Empire. ROME: Total War is one of the first AAA desktop strategy games to come to iPad and has been heavily optimized for the device, with reworked visuals and a host of features designed specifically for mobile gaming, according to David Stephen, managing director at Feral Interactive. 

ROME: Total War for iPad...

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14:30
The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a...

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

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14:19
Pro video editor offers early MacBook Pro review,...

Reviews for Apple’s new MacBook Pro have yet to officially go live, despite a couple false starts earlier this week. Those should arrive any day now ahead of a retail release for the machine, but one pro video editor today published his early hands-on review after using the new 15-inch model in a real-world setting. The review also aims to address some of the early criticisms of the new MacBook Pro from pros, showing how the machine held up in a real-world, professional environment. 

The author Thomas Grove Carter works at Trim Editing, a studio in London where he edits “high end commercials, music videos and films” using Final Cut Pro.

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14:04
Spotify's new animated series takes you inside...

Spotify has big plans for original content as part of its video push, including a Metallica documentary and an animated series that explains genres. The streaming service debuted its latest project today. "Drawn & Recorded" is another animated se...

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13:40
The Week in Mac Apps: Meet Bear, the note-taking app...

New Mac apps of the week

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps includes Bear, a Markdown-based app for taking notes. Plus, apps to help you stay on top of your finances, enhance your writing, protect your privacy, and more. Read on!

Accountee - Cheque Manager 1.0

InspiringLife’s $30 Accountee (Mac App Store Link) is a no-frills financial tool that makes quick work of keeping tack of your spending habits and revenue flow.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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13:39
PayPal’s iOS app integrates Siri function

With so many P2P transactions happening during such a busy season, we’re excited to give our users an early holiday present: starting November 10, Siri will be integrated with PayPal. For iPhone and iPad users running iOS 10, making a payment has never been easier – PayPal users can now send and request money via a voice command with Siri. Simply say, “Hey Siri, send Bill $50 using PayPal.” Voila! One less thing to check off the to-do list this holiday season.

I haven’t tried this yet, but I

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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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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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