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Wednesday September 20

09:52
Analyst: pre-orders for the iPhone 8 are lower than...

Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang tells clients that pre-orders for the iPhone 8 have come in well below the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6. Pre-orders started on Sept. 15 and the first models are due to arrive this Friday.

The firm’s Chinese market research shows 1.5 millions iPhone 8 pre-orders on JD.com in the first three days compared to 3.5 million for the iPhone 7. China Mobile’s iPhone 8 volume was about one million compared to 2.5 million for the iPhone 7 and 3.5 million for the iPhone 6. Zhang says pre-orders were also low in the United States. 

“We understand many customers could be waiting for the iPhone X, but we are concerned iPhone 8/8 Plus sell-through could bring some headwinds,” he adds.

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09:48
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi aren’t full disabled when turned...

Apple says that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi aren’t fully disabled when turned off in the iOS 11Control Center. 

The company says that when you toggle the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth buttons in Control Center, your device will immediately disconnect from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth accessories. Both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth will continue to be available, so you can use AirDrop, AirPlay, the Apple Pencil, the Apple Watch, Continuity features (such as Handoff and Instant Hotspot), and Locations services.

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09:42
Nest's outdoor Cam IQ brings facial recognition...

Nest's latest media event could be big news if you're interested in spotting burglars before they break into your home. It's introducing the Nest Cam IQ outdoor, a rugged take on the regular IQ that's designed to watch over your yard. As you might gu...

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09:41
AirPlay 2 doesn’t seem to be enabled in iOS 11 or...

Initial testing suggests that AirPlay 2 isn’t currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both, according to AppleInsider. Hopefully, it will be added soon in operating system updates — along with other promised-but-missing features such as Apple Pay Cash (for iOS 11 and watchOS 4).

AirPlay 2 is Apple’s followup to the original AirPlay Wi-Fi-based music playback standard. While Sonos popularized Wi-Fi-based multi-room audio playback, Bluetooth became ubiquitous, and multi-platform Wi-Fi audio standards spread in popularity, Apple lacked a competing story until AirPlay 2.

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09:38
Overwatch League’s first season is set to begin...

The Overwatch League has added three more teams to its roster, bringing the total up to its target number of 12 and making way for the very first competition season. The new teams represent Philadelphia, Dallas and Houston and are owned by Comcast Sp...

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09:35
Apple Watch Series 3 reviews: The good, the bad, and...

It turns out the third time isn’t the charm for Apple Watch. Early reviews for the Series 3 model with cellular have landed and let’s just say there are some concerns.

Most of the problems result from LTE connectivity issues, the major new feature on Apple Watch. While the woes weren’t universal, enough reviewers had issues that Apple is investigating a fix that will be included in a future software update. In a statement to the Verge, one of the outlets that experienced severe issues, Apple says it has pinpointed an issue where Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without adequate connectivity (like a public Wi-Fi hotspot), which in turn prevents the watch from using the cellular connection. With the first wave of shipments due to arrive Friday, here’s hoping that update arrives sooner than later.

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09:28
9to5Toys Lunch Break: Apple 27-inch 5K iMac $1,600...

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

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09:23
Tim Cook issues strongest language yet regarding...




Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated his stance against DACA's elimination in what is possibly his most candid and firmest statement on the matter since he first spoke on the matter.

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08:58
TeamViewer QuickSupport: Remote support of iOS...

It's been possible since the early days of iPhone to control or view the screen of a remote Mac, but there's never been a way to go the opposite direction: use the Mac to view or control an iPhone or iPad. While remote control of an iOS device still isn't possible, TeamViewer has announced TeamViewer QuickSupporta free app that can be used with TeamViewer to remotely view iOS screens and provide support to users.

QuickSupport requires iOS 11, and that's for one very good reason -- the app takes advantage of the iOS 11 screen recording capability to capture screen actions in real-time for transmission to TeamViewer on the Mac or a PC. 



Once the app is installed, a user only needs to go through a few simple steps; adding the screen recording button to the iOS Control Center, then turning on...

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08:45
Pinterest for iPad now lets you drag and drop from...

iOS 11 brings desktop-class drag and drop support to the iPad, and Pinterest is using the new feature to make saving pins easier. The bookmarking app now lets you drag content from Safari directly into Pinterest to instantly create pins. You can use this new method in split view or with the new Dock on iOS 11.

more…

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08:34
Pages 6.3, Numbers 4.3, and Keynote 7.3 for Mac

Minor updates to Pages and Keynote, and the standard performance and stability improvements for all three apps. (Free, various sizes)

 

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08:14
Deals: 64GB Apple TV for $169 ($30 off); 27"...




Midweek deals are in effect now with cash discounts on 2017 Macs and 4th generation Apple TVs. Pick up a 27" iMac 5K for $1,599 ($200 off) or an upgraded 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,899 ($100 off). Apple's latest 13" MacBook Air is also $100 off and 64GB Apple TVs are $169.95 -- all with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

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08:09
Austin Mann: iPhone 8 camera review

Austin Mann:

I’m writing to you from a small hotel room in India having just experienced a magical adventure in western India orchestrated by friends at Ker & Downey. I’ve shot thousands of images and countless portraits with the iPhone 8 Plus and I’m excited to share what I’ve learned.

While the iPhone 8 Plus looks essentially the same as the phone we’ve had since the 6 Plus, there are some new features in the 8 Plus which really impact creative pros across the board — most notably Portrait Lighting, along with a few other hidden gems.

I’m a big fan of Austin’s photography and his reviews. He knows his craft and does a great job showing off iPhone 8 Plus camera.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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08:03
New York Times on iPhone 8: A worthy refinement...

Farhad Manjoo:

What does one say about a new iPhone? At this point, a decade after the first one sent the earth spinning in directions both magical and ghastly, it can be difficult to summon any fresh wonder when appraising the familiar little slab of digital horror and delight.

I’ma stop you right there. Why does the New York Times do this? Why ghastly? Why digital horror?

But I digress:

The 8s look almost identical to the iPhones 7, 6S and 6, a model first introduced back when Donald Trump was still hosting a reality TV show. To make matters worse, both are overshadowed by the $1,000 all-screen iPhone X, which Apple considers the foundation for the next iteration of the iPhone. That model ships in November, and reviewers have not yet had a chance to use it.

To make matters worse? This prose is jarring, especially when compared to the “worthy refinement” in the headline. But onward, people:

Most of Apple’s improvements over the iPhone 7...

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08:00
Apple acknowledges connection issue with new Apple...

Enlarge / The Series 3 supports several watch faces, as expected.

The headline feature of the new Apple Watch may not work as reliably as it should when the device starts shipping later this week.

In a review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular, which promises the ability to connect to LTE networks independently from a user’s iPhone, The Verge’s Lauren Goode wrote that the device repeatedly struggled to join a cellular network and would instead remain hung up on “random” Wi-Fi signals. The issue persisted across two separate test units, the review said....

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07:59
Apple admits to LTE connection issues with Apple...




Apple has acknowledged early problems with cellular connectivity on the Apple Watch Series 3, indicating it will try to patch them in a "future software release."

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07:55
AWT TV Episode 22: September 19, 2017

Last night, Marty and Steve got together for another fun hour of discussion about all things Apple on AWT TV. Of course, there were REAL THINGS to discuss -- we've been able to make some pre-orders and we actually have updates to iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 to play with. 

In this episode, Marty and Steve talk about...what else? The updates to iOS, watchOS and tvOS that became available today. We also brought up what new Apple products we're getting. For Marty, it looks like an Apple TV 4K is in the works -- he's got the TV for it already -- and an iPhone X when they ship later this fall. 

Steve's ordered an Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular, and when the iPhone X comes out that's what he's getting. By the way, if you want to know how small the iPhone X is compared to an iPhone 7 Plus, even with a screen that's slightly larger, you need to check out this video....

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07:45
Intel reportedly delays Cannon Lake to end of 2018,...

Intel has reportedly delayed the launch of its Cannon Lake laptop processors until the end of 2018, putting the CPU architecture a full 18 months behind its original target of mid-2017.

The delay raises questions about both processors and maximum RAM for next year’s MacBook Pro models …

more…

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07:42
iOS 11: How Control Center works

Jason Snell, Macworld:

Control Center in iOS 11 is different. Really different. And when you upgrade from iOS 10, it will take some getting used to. But as someone who has been using it for a few months now, let me declare: It’s better. The new Control Center is simultaneously simpler and more powerful. And best of all, you can customize it to do what you want —— and hide most of what you don’t care about.

I agree with Jason. I think the new Control Center does take getting used to. But Jason solves that problem. His walkthrough makes things pretty clear.

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07:33
Clever app that generates QR codes, makes it easy to...

Visual Codes is a bit hard to describe. It basically makes it easy to turn a chunk of data (like a URL) into a QR code, and makes it easy to store and retrieve those codes. You can even use Siri to display your codes on your iPhone screen.

Here’s an example that might explain the value here:

You can use Visual Codes to create a QR code that connects to your home WiFi. You could print that QR code (Visual Codes knows how to print, too) and put it on the wall in your house. When someone comes to visit, they point their camera to the QR code poster (iOS knows how to interpret QR codes, knows this particular one is to connect to WiFi) and they are connected.

If you prefer a more private, controlled setting, you could ask Siri to bring up your home WiFi QR code, then have your guest point their camera to the QR code on your iPhone screen. Same result. No password changing hands, and they are in.

This is just one use case. Of many. And the app is FREE....

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07:27
Apple's AirPlay 2 not currently functional in...




Apple's AirPlay 2 discussion at the 2017 WWDC promised streaming support to multiple targets from an iPhone or iPad -- but initial testing seems to suggest that the feature is not currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both.

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07:24
watchOS 4: The TidBITS Review

Adam Engst reviews watchOS 4, which provides new features and tweaks to the Apple Watch interface. Overall, it’s a good and worthwhile update that fixes some glaring interface errors and improves overall functionality, but it’s not the sea change that watchOS 3 was.

 

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07:17
Early Apple Watch Series 3 reviews skew friendly,...




Some of the first reviews of the LTE-equipped Apple Watch Series 3 emerged on Wednesday, giving the wearable praise in many respects, but also raising issues around limitations and early bugs.

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07:11
Backstory: How DuckDuckGo was born and grew to take...

This is a fascinating read. There’s the story of how Gabriel Weinberg got started. And the story of how he figured out his core mission, that of privacy.

One particular highlight that struck me:

It was 2011 when Gabriel Weinberg started to experiment off-line advertising with a billboard, which said “Google tracks you. We don’t.”

According to Wired, that campaign cost was $7,000 for four weeks, and it started “in tech-heavy SOMA district, along the highway dumping cars off the Bay Bridge into San Francisco.”

This is not literature, but there’s lots of detail, and a terrific underdog story.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:07
With odd timing, Belkin launches dongle with...

When Apple controversially dropped the 3.5mm audio jack from the iPhone 7, some complained that including Lightning EarPods in the pack didn’t entirely solve the problem. It was no longer possible to charge the iPhone while listening to music …

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07:03
Droid Life: Google to roll out $49 Google Home Mini

Droid Life:

When Google takes the stage on October 4 at a phone-related event in San Francisco, most of us expect there to be non-phone related product announcements too. We’ve heard rumors about a Google Home “mini” possibly being on the way and today we can confirm that it exists, how much it costs, and the colors it’ll be available in.

The home assistant market is evolving, and all before Apple’s HomePod has an official release date. Amazon’s Echo Dot is priced at $49.99 and now it looks like Google is playing in the same space at the same price.

Begs the question: Will Apple roll out a HomePod Mini to compete with the Dot and Home Mini?

The Dot has a speaker, but is not designed to play music. A HomePod Mini could offer remote, always on Siri queries, and fire up music on the HomePod.

That said, is there a need for a HomePod Mini in a home that likely already has iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches? Gonna be interesting to watch this market...

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07:00
Apple Admits To Apple Watch LTE Problems Just Before...

Lauren Goode, reporting for The Verge: Apple's new Series 3 smartwatch starts shipping this Friday, and the biggest feature change between last year's model and this new Watch is that it has built-in cellular capabilities. Except, that cell service isn't entirely reliable. While writing my review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE capabilities, I experienced notable connectivity issues. The new Watch appeared to try to connect to unknown WiFi networks instead of connecting to cellular, when I was out and about without my phone. Within the first couple days of experiencing this, Apple replaced my first review unit with a second one, but that one proved to be problematic, too. Eventually, the company issued an official statement, acknowledging the issue. "We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular," an Apple spokesperson said in an emailed statement. "We are...

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06:46
Apple Watch Series 3 reviews: Freedom from iPhone...

The first Apple Watch Series 3 reviews are out, and while the device is generally well-received, it also seems the LTE model is not without issues.

The headline feature of the LTE model – the freedom to leave your phone behind while jogging, working out in the gym or heading to the beach – is what’s selling it to most reviewers. The snappier performance is also appreciated.

But some are also reporting short battery-life and connectivity issues, with Apple acknowledging one problem currently affecting the device …

more…

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06:17
Apple issues a statement on Apple Watch Series 3...

Early reviewers for publications including The Verge and The Wall Street Journal have expressed connectivity issues with the Apple Watch Series 3, which will be available this Friday. Apple has issued a statement about the issue to The Verge:

“We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular. We are investigating a fix for a future software release.” 

Stay tuned.

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06:12
Apollo Cloud 2 Duo first NAS hard drive array to...




Promise Technology has announced that its Apollo Cloud 2 Duo network attached storage device has received a software update to allow it to appear in the iOS 11 Files application for seamless transfer of files to and from the device from both the Mac and an iPhone or iPad.

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06:03
The EVOLUS 3 is a multi-docking station with Qi...

Enblue Technology has introduced the EVOLUS 3 Qi, a multi-docking station with wireless charging, for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X. It will charge the iPad and Apple Watch, as well.

EVOLUS 3 Qi integrates a Qi certified, module with 3-coil technology and will charge the new iPhones with a maximum of 7.5 watts, 5V/1.5A (limited by Apple). It can host an Apple smartphone and tablet of any size, and the Apple Watch series 1, 2, and 3. It will work with most cases on.

In addition, thanks to the modularity of their products, Enblue offers an upgrade set for their standard EVOLUS line and for their Premium One line. The EVOLUS 3 Qi is made out of aircraft grade aluminum and comes in a “cool silver” model.

The EVOLUS 3 Qi is available now for $149. An upgrade kit that turns the EVOLUS 3 into a 3 Qi ships in October.

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06:00
Deal: Get The Definitive iOS 11 Developer Bundle for...

It seems like we're always advertising a deal on iOS 11 developer training bundles, and there's a good reason for that; they're one of the most popular items in the Apple World Today Deals Shop. Today we're offering The Definitive iOS 11 Developer Bundle for $49, with 108 hours of training in seven separate courses that will take you from being a raw beginner to a polished expert. 

The seven courses you'll be have access to include:

  • iOS 11 & Swift 4: From Beginner to Paid Professional
  • Complete iOS 11 Machine Learning Masterclass
  • How to Make A Freaking iPhone App: iOS 11 and Swift 4
  • The Complete iOS 11 Developer Course: Beginner To Advanced...
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05:52
Promise Technology releases the iOS 11-friendly...

Promise Technology is shipping its newest personal storage device, the Apollo Cloud 2 Duo, which is available in Apple stores. With enhanced iOS 11 features and no monthly or yearly fees, it gives Apple users the ability to store important data off the Internet onto a secure personal cloud, with all transactions encrypted.

The Apollo Cloud 2 Duo houses 8TB of storage capacity. According to the folks at Promise Technologies, you don’t have to know anything about networking or IT to set up your Apollo Cloud because its two-step setup process will have you ready to back up your important documents, photos and videos within minutes. There’s integration with the iOS 11 Files app, as well as drag ’n drop in the operating system update.

You can set up your inner circle and assign storage space on your Apollo Cloud Duo to 40 people of your choosing.  Each member can save content on the personal cloud device, and share their files with others via time limited links.  However,...

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05:24
Inside iOS 11: Files app brings some user control of...




Apple's iOS 11 brings along with it a new Files app, allowing iPhone, iPad, and Mac users the ability to seamlessly share working documents across iCloud, as well as integrate other online storage services with compatible applications.

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05:15
Apple File System included in forthcoming macOS High...

This could get annoying.

Apple has released a technical note describing how the new Apple File System (APFS) feature will be limited to Macs with all-flash built-in storage, which means it won’t work with iMacs and Mac minis that include Fusion Drives.

The Fusion Drives were converted to the APFS format during the first beta test of MacOS High Sierra, but support was removed in subsequent betas and not reimplemented.

Following the release of the High Sierra Golden Master, Apple has confirmed APFS will not be available for Fusion Drives and has provided instructions for converting from APFS back to the standard HFS+ format.

As such, users who participated in the public beta and had a Mac with a Fusion Drive converted to APFS will need to convert their drives back to HFS+ format. This involves making a Time Machine Backup, creating a bootable installer, and using Disk Utility to reformat their Macs and reinstall macOS High Sierra.

Apple on...

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05:00
Apple releases iOS 11 update

On Tuesday, Apple released its long-awaited iOS operating system.

As usual, the update can be installed through the General Settings –> Software Update menus on your iOS device or through iTunes when connected to your Mac or Windows PC.

The change list goes as follows and includes significant changes all around:

App Store
• All-new App Store designed for discovering great apps and games everyday
• New Today tab helps you discover new apps and games with stories, how-to guides, and more
• New Games tab to find new games and see what’s most popular with top game charts
• Dedicated Apps tab with top picks, dedicated app charts, and app categories
• App pages include more video previews, Editors’ Choice badges, easier access to user ratings, and information about in-app purchases

Siri
• New Siri voice is more natural and expressive
• Translate English words and phrases into Chinese, French, German,...

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05:00
A curved screen iMac with a built-in tuner, anyone?

Apple has always gone its own way, so I don’t expect to see a curved screen iMac or Thunderbolt Display anytime soon. However, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker, there’s increasing interest in such products. 

The research group says curved monitors continue to be on the rise, with 3.8% market share in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17). This represents year-over-year growth of 52.5%. What’s more, monitors with TV tuners are expected to have 4.4% market share in 2Q18, up from 4.1% in 2Q17.

A curved screen iMac makes more sense than a curved screen television. The curve on a curvy TV can be obvious in person and especially in images and video shot from the sides and above, but when you're watching it from the couch, it basically disappears. But with an iMac, you’re sitting directly in front of it and a curved screen could be...

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05:00
Apple's Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in...


Reviews of Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus for the most part have been laudatory. However, the reviewers can't seem to get their minds off the jewel of the Apple universe, the iPhone X. Both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are "awesome" and better than last year's models -- but iPhone shoppers who want to be part of the future will save their money and buy an iPhone X later in the year, suggested reviewer David Pierce. "The iPhones 8 check every box a phone has ever checked before, but they feel like the last of something..."

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04:31
Twitter ‘popular articles’ feature rolling out to...

Twitter is rolling out a new Popular Articles feature to both iOS and Android apps, highlighting stories shared or discussed by people you follow. Twitter confirmed to Buzzfeed that it is rolling out to all users.

The Popular Articles feature is just what it sounds like — a list of stories people you follow on Twitter are currently tweeting about, or otherwise engaging with. It also shows links to articles popular in your particular location …

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04:30
Apple is granted a patent for ‘lifestyle-based...

How’s your social life? Apple wants to make it even better, and has been granted a patent (number 9,769,107) for “lifestyle-based social groups.”

According to the patent, a user device — with the iPhone being the most logical choice — can learn the movement patterns it’s used fore. Based on the movement pattern, and a user activity history, a computer system can determine a lifestyle of a user, or a meaning of a location. 

The system can create a social group based on the lifestyle and the meaning of location. The system can designate the lifestyle or meaning as a theme of the social group. The social group can be an ad hoc social network. For example, the social group can be created without an explicit user request, can be anonymous, and can be lifestyle and location based.

In the patent, Apple says that one of the most popular media for learning about people is online social networks. On a social network website, people can post information about themselves....

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04:18
Apple Watch Series 3

When is the right time to ship a product? In particular, a hardware product? The answer, sometimes, is not when it’s done, but rather when it’s useful.

The original Apple Watch was too slow. It was too dependent on being tethered to an iPhone. The user interface was too unfocused. But it was useful in some meaningful ways — primarily fitness tracking and as a convenient display for notifications.

With WatchOS 2 and 3, Apple focused the experience on fitness tracking and notifications. With last year’s Series 2 hardware, performance improved and the screen got much brighter, making it far more legible outdoors.

With the addition of cellular networking in Series 3, Apple Watch gains something essential: independence. It’s not just a cool feature. It’s aimed smack dab in the middle of the two things people like best about Apple Watch: notifications and fitness. When are you separated from your iPhone? When you’re exercising. What do you miss most...

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04:00
∞ Review: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular

When Apple released the Apple Watch Series 3 at its event last week, it added a few really big new features, including cellular capabilities to the device. I’ve been testing out a cellular model with an iPhone 8 for about a week. […]

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04:00
Toshiba reportedly rejects Foxconn and WD bids in...

The long-running saga of the sale of Toshiba’s chip division appears to be finally drawing to a close. It’s today reported that Toshiba has now ended negotiations with two of the three competing bidders, leaving only the one led by Bain Capital …

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04:00
Review: Apple Watch Series 3 unlocks new potential...

When the first generation Apple Watch debuted in 2015, people often called it the Dick Tracy watch because you could make phone calls from your wrist like the comic book strip detective known for his 2-way wrist radio. Apple Watch wasn’t fully there yet, however, because it needed a nearby iPhone to actually carry those phone calls. Answering the phone on your watch could be convenient, but it was mostly just a neat demo since you had to carry the iPhone anyway.

Fast forward to today and Apple Watch Series 3 finally lets you make phone calls without carrying your iPhone thanks to optional LTE, but calling is only a part of what cellular enables for the watch. Apple Watch Series 3 can be your dedicated tour guide on your wrist with Maps, your connection to friends and family with Messages, and your always-present personal assistant with Siri — and now even when you’re away from your iPhone.

After using Apple Watch Series 3 for several days, it’s clear to me...

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04:00
Privacy concerns surround Apple’s facial recognition...

Apple’s new iPhone X, which goes on sale in October, will sport cutting-edge facial recognition technology. While its Face ID technology may attract consumers, some observers have expressed concerns about the brave new world such an offering would usher in. 

Last Wednesday, Sen. Al Franken in a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook raised questions about how Face ID will impact consumers’ privacy and security. RT noted last week that Face ID “could spell disaster for those wanting to keep their private data from the prying eyes of law enforcement.” 
However, attorney Richard Lutkus — a partner in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw, and is a member of the law firm’s Global Privacy & Security Team — concurs that the iPhone X Face ID will become an interesting legal issue.

“When arrested, can cops point the phone at the suspect and have it unlock? In most cases, the passcode is more secure than your fingerprint. They can and...

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 20, 2017

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

macOS Apps/Updates

Ergonis Software has announced Typinator 7.3, a maintenance update to their text expander. 

It’s not only a typing assistant that speeds repetitive typing tasks, but also a system-wide auto-correction tool that automatically fixes typing errors and misspelled words. Version 7.3 comes with more than 40 enhancements and is compatible with the upcoming macOS High Sierra, which is due next week.

Typinator 7.3 requires macOS 10.6 or higher. It can be purchased on the Ergonis Software website. The upgrade to Typinator 7.3 is free for Typinator 7 license owners and for anyone who purchased a license for Typinator 6 on or after Jan. 1, 2016. Upgrade...

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03:01
Can’t send email on iOS 11? Apple working on fix for...

Whilst the launch of iOS 11 yesterday has been mostly plain-sailing, there has been one issue flagged up regarding some email accounts no longer sending messages in the Mail app. This bug was found by testers during the beta period but has not been fixed as of the latest iOS 11.0 public release.

more…

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02:43
Editorial: Who will buy iPhone 8?




A variety of early reviews for Apple's new iPhone 8 & 8 Plus sought to dismiss the latest models as already "obsolete" in the face of the upcoming iPhone X. Many of their concerns focus on the idea that buyers really want an all-new design. They're wrong, here's why.

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Tuesday September 19

22:02
Photos show nearly completed Apple retail outlet in...




Apple appears to be nearing completion of a soon-to-be-relocated mall outlet in Austin, Tex., that looks to feature exterior -- and likely interior -- design elements consistent with the company's "Apple store 2.0" aesthetic.

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20:15
Apple's Lisa Jackson criticizes Trump EPA for...




Apple VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson in an interview on Tuesday said the Environmental Protection Agency, which she led from 2009 to 2013, is under threat from President Donald Trump's administration for a seeming lack of transparency.

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18:53
OmniFocus, OmniPlan, and OmniGraffle updated for iOS...

The Omni Group today is updating a trio of its iOS apps to better take advantage of the changes in iOS 11. Task management app OmniFocus, graphic design app OmniGraffle, and project management app OmniPlan have all been updated with iOS 11 features following Apple’s release earlier today…

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18:30
Ikea's augmented reality app now available for...




First teased at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of Apple's ARKit debut, Ikea's augmented reality shopping app, Ikea Place, saw release on Tuesday shortly after iOS 11 was pushed out to end users.

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17:35
First ARKit apps hit App Store, including Strava...




With the release of iOS 11 on Tuesday, iPhone and iPad owners will see a flood of augmented reality titles hit the App Store thanks to Apple's introduction of ARKit. Fitness tracking app maker Strava and room dimensioning title PLNAR are among the first to take advantage of the specialized API.

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17:31
Apple Music app for Android updated with 'OK...




Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple Music app for Android with a few enhancements that bring the title more in line with its native iOS counterpart, as well as platform-specific features like "OK Google" voice control.

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17:26
Apple Daily Report for Sept. 19, 2017

My compadre, Steve Sande, is in the middle of a podcast, so can’t do the usual AWT News Update. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

Apple tends to do well when it raises prices, says Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty, who has raised her price target on the company's stock to $194 to reflect several price increases (such as the iPhone X).

Apple's A11 Bionic system on chip (SoC) makes the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X by far the highest-performing smartphones available today, according to Geekbench results.

Moment, a maker of smartphone lenses,...

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17:16
T-Mobile raises unlimited data cap to 50GB before ‘...

T-Mobile announced in a blog post today that it is upping its “prioritization point” for unlimited data users. While this limit was previously set at 32GB, the carrier has today pushed that up to 50GB…

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17:14
Analyst: if it’s a hit, expect to see Face ID...

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that, if Face ID on the iPhone X is a hit, we’ll see it replacing Touch ID on future iPhones and iPads. If it’s not a big hit, expect to see iOS devices sporting Face ID and Touch ID. He also expects the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X in all future iOS gadgets. 

"In our view, TrueDepth camera could create many innovative applications, Face ID being the most important of them," Kuo writes. "If Face ID is well received by consumers after the launch of iPhone X, we believe it is more likely that 2018 all-new models will adopt TrueDepth camera and support Face ID.”

Apple says FaceID is “even more convenient than Touch ID.” With Face ID, the iPhone X unlocks only when you’re looking at it. It’s designed to resist spoofing by photos or masks....

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17:04
Users can now download over-the-air Apple Store apps...

Apple has tweaked its App Store policy, allowing users to download apps up to 150 megabytes in size when connected to a cellular network.

That’s up from a previous limit of 100MB. The change is probably due to new augmented reality apps enabled by ARKit in iOS 11, which are (to paraphrase Yogi Bear) bigger than your average app.

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16:58
Ikea’s ARKit furniture app ‘Place’ is now available...

With the release of iOS 11 earlier today, Apple officially joined the augmented reality fray thanks to ARKit. One of the most often touted partners for ARKit has been Ikea, and now the retailer’s ‘Place’ augmented reality app is available on the App Store.

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16:55
Watch: Everything you need to know about iOS 11,...




Apple on Tuesday launched its latest and greatest mobile device software in iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. AppleInsider goes over everything you need to know, including a summary of the most important OS changes, in this video.

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16:44
Procreate 4 delivers drag and drop, Files app...




One of the App Store's best third-party illustration apps, Procreate, received a massive update on Tuesday with an all-new imaging engine and iOS 11-specific features like drag and drop, Files app support and more.

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16:25
Popular third-party Home app updated with iOS 11...

Before Apple released its first-party Home app with iOS 11, developer Matthias Hochgatterer created his own application that is still popular among HomeKit users. Coinciding with the release of iOS 11, Hochgatterer today has released Home 3 with several notable improvements…

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16:00
Apple sets new 150MB ceiling for over the air App...




To go along with Tuesday's big iOS 11 release, Apple announced a change in App Store policy that allows users to download apps up to 150 megabytes in size when connected to a cellular network, up from a previous cap of 100MB.

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15:45
KGI: All 2018 iPhones likely to adopt Face ID, but...

KGI Securities is out today with a new report analyzing the future of Apple’s biometric technologies, specifically in the 2018 iPhones. Ming-Chi Kuo explains that under-display fingerprint technology still presents a technological hurdle for Apple, with it being more likely that the company invests more in Face ID

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15:43
iOS 11 Released

Today, Apple released the final version of iOS 11, its latest mobile operating system. If you have an iPhone or iPad that was released within the last few years, you should be able to download the new update if you navigate to the Settings panel and check for a software update under the General tab. The Verge reports: OS 11, first unveiled in detail back at Apple's WWDC in June, is the same incremental annual refresh we've come to expect from the company, but it hides some impressive complexity under the surface. Not only does it add some neat features to iOS for the first time, like ARKit capabilities for augmented reality and a new Files app, but it also comes with much-needed improvements to Siri; screenshot capture and editing; and the Control Center, which is now more fully featured and customizable. For iPads, iOS 11 is more of an overhaul. The software now better supports multitasking so you can more easily bring two apps into split-screen mode, or even add a third now. The...

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15:25
All 2018 iPhones likely to adopt Face ID biometrics...




With the launch of Face ID on iPhone X, and the subsequent removal of Touch ID, users are wondering whether Apple's legacy fingerprint biometric solution is dead in the water. According to one analyst, that answer depends as much on the public reception of the new facial recognition system as it does technical hurdles involving an under-screen Touch ID system.

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14:55
Procreate 4 brings interface overhaul, new Metal...

On the heels of Apple officially rolling out iOS 11 this afternoon, popular painting Procreate has announced a major update to better take advantage of the new operating system. Procreate 4 is the “biggest release ever” of the app and includes a host of changes that will “truly improve the Procreate experience.”

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14:50
Safari for macOS upgraded to version 11

Along with a plethora of other updates, Apple has rolled out Safari 11, an update of its web browser for macOS (Sierra and the upcoming High Sierra). It’s a free update at the Mac App Store. The update:

  • Stops media with audio from automatically playing on most websites.
  • Adds the ability to configure Reader, content blockers, page zoom, and auto-play settings on a per-website basis, or for all websites.
  • Improves AutoFill accuracy from Contacts cards.
  • Includes updated media controls for HTML video and audio.
  • Enhances performance and efficiency.
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14:45
Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote with iOS 11...




Following Tuesday's release of iOS 11, Apple has updated its iWork suite of productivity apps to better take advantage of the new operating system's features, with iPad-centric support for drag and drop, multitasking and more.

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14:43
Apple updates Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iOS and...

Apple has updated Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iOS 11 and macOS. All are available for iOS at the Apple App Store.

Here’s what’s new in Pages for iOS: 

  • Redesigned document manager makes it easier to access files stored in iCloud Drive or with third-party storage providers
  • On iPad, drag and drop text, images, and more between Pages and other apps
  • Work more efficiently on iPad using Slide Over, Split View and the new Dock
  • Quickly access and organize your documents using the new Files app
  • Use Unite, Intersect, Subtract, and Exclude commands to create new shapes
  • Use Align, Distribute, Flip Vertical, and Flip Horizontal commands to quickly arrange objects
  • Support for Break Apart command for complex shapes from the shapes library
  • Select a paragraph of text with a triple tap gesture
  • Improved PDF export lets you view a document's table of contents in the sidebar in PDF viewer apps
  • ...
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14:43
Kohl's will now pack and ship Amazon returns...

A couple of weeks ago, Amazon and Kohl's announced a new partnership, which added spaces in Kohl's stores dedicated to selling hardware like the Echo and Dot smart speakers, called the Amazon Smart Home Experience. Now Kohl's is planning for 82 of it...

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14:35
Apple increases App Store cellular download limit to...

Apple has announced in a post on its developer blog that it is increasing the the cellular download limit for apps on the App Store. It’s certainly not a major increase, but it’s one that is definitely welcomed…

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14:22
Electric bus sets record with 1,101-mile trip on a...

Think it was impressive when a Tesla club drove a Model S nearly 670 miles? It has nothing on what Proterra just managed. The startup just drove a Catalyst E2 Max electric bus a whopping 1,101.2 miles on a single charge. That's the furthest any EV ha...

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14:03
Is Packaged Entertainment Media Really on the Way...


As home video viewing patterns continue to evolve, one common prediction is that packaged media is on its last legs. Streaming services have been gaining market share at a steady pace. In fact, streaming media sales eclipsed sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time in the last quarter of 2016 -- with discs accounting for $5.4 billion in annual U.S. sales compared to the $6.2 billion haul for SVOD providers such as Amazon and Netflix. However, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the death of packaged media has been greatly exaggerated.

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14:02
Google’s new Chromebook Pixel is reportedly called...

Google seemingly put the nail in the coffin for its Pixel line of laptops back in February, but rumors surfaced last month that the company might revive the name for a new line of Chromebooks. Today, we have more rumors -- but these are backed by pho...

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14:01
Apple updates Pages, Numbers, and Keynote with new...

Following the release of iOS 11 to the general public earlier today, Apple is now rolling out updated versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote for iOS. The updates bring support for new iOS 11 features, performance improvements, and more.

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13:57
Apple posts new iPad tutorial videos highlighting...




Timed with the debut of iOS 11, Apple has uploaded three new tutorial videos for iPad owners, offering brief demonstrations of some of the operating system's tablet-centric features.

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13:41
T-Mobile won’t throttle unlimited data until you use...

Carriers throttling user speeds is now the reality we live in, but most mobile plans only squeeze your rate once you've downloaded an arbitrary amount of data. T-Mobile is raising the threshold at which they optionally throttle customers' data from 3...

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13:22
New 'Wolfenstein' trailer is a reminder to...

Nazis are the perfect video game enemy because they have zero redeeming qualities. It's something the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus development team at Machine Games knows and the marketing department at publisher Bethesda Softworks is keen to cap...

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13:09
Belkin rolls out 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar...




The new 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar allows Lightning-only devices to plug in headphone jack audio devices and a source of power or data and use both at the same time.

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13:01
Hulu's Live TV service is now available on Roku...

Hulu's been expanding its Live TV beta rollout alongside that of its newly-redesigned UI, and both are now available on Roku. Users who sign up get the full livestreaming service with over 50 channels plus the option to add-on HBO, Cinemax and Showti...

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12:52
Apple shares new iPad + iOS 11 how-to videos,...

On the heels of releasing iOS 11 today, Apple has published a few new how-to videos to its YouTube channel promoting what’s now possible with its latest mobile OS and iPad.

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12:48
Apple issues Safari 11 update for macOS Sierra...




Though it's included by default with the upcoming macOS High Sierra, Apple on Tuesday released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan, giving people early access to the finished browser's features.

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12:38
Apple Music's Android app adds voice search and...

Apple announced that it would bring your friends' listening habits to Apple Music at WWDC this past summer. iOS users who use the streaming music service will be able to start using the feature after updating to iOS 11. Now, Android-using Apple Music...

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12:24
Inside iOS 11: Apple's Photos app gains native...




Apple's newly released iOS 11 update adds support for viewing animated GIFs in the native Photos app, and also automatically sorts them into a dedicated folder of animated images, making it even easier to find the pictures you are looking for.

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12:21
Google's mini Home speaker and Pixel 2 XL leak...

If Google was trying to keep all its October 4th announcements under wraps, it just failed in spectacular fashion. Droid Life has obtained images and details for three of the headliners, and it's clear that there are a few surprises even if you've be...

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12:08
Safari 11 now available for macOS Sierra and OS X El...

Apple has released Safari 11 today alongside iOS 11, watchOS 4, tvOS 11, and more.

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12:03
Your local library’s e-books will now show up in...

Google has made life a little easier for those who like to check out e-books from their local library. Now, when you search for a book through Google, results for libraries near you that carry that e-book will show up along with outlets where you can...

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11:50
Apple updates TestFlight & Swift Playgrounds for...




In conjunction with the release of iOS 11, Apple has also released new versions of TestFlight and Swift Playgrounds, redesigning the former's interface and adding an things like an Augmented Reality challenge to the latter.

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11:41
tvOS 11 rolls out with AirPlay 2 support

Apple has rolled out tvOS 11 with AirPlay 2, which offers multi-room audio support. It also includes the ability to automatically switch between light and dark interface modes.

AirPlay 2 is Apple’s followup to the original AirPlay Wi-Fi-based music playback standard. While Sonos popularized Wi-Fi-based multi-room audio playback, Bluetooth became ubiquitous, and multi-platform Wi-Fi audio standards spread in popularity, Apple lacked a competing story until AirPlay 2.

Alas, tvOS 11 doesn’t add Amazon Prime Video support. It will arrive later, perhaps in the fall.

To install tvOS 11, launch the Settings app on your Apple TV, select System, select Software Updates, and then choose Update Software. Once the update finishes downloading select Install Now.

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11:39
Apple's fitness-focused watchOS 4 is available...

As you might have guessed, iOS 11 isn't the only treat Apple has in store for its mobile device owners. The tech giant has also released watchOS 4, a major update to the Apple Watch that focuses on the health-conscious crowd. It includes many more wo...

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11:38
Hands on: OmniFocus update exploits powerful new...




The latest version of the Omni Group not only updates for iOS 11 compatibility, but also takes advantages of changes to Siri and the addition of drag and drop.

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11:27
Inside iOS 11: Apple's Control Center grows...




For the second year in a row, the iOS Control Center has seen a major overhaul, as the latest revisions in iOS 11 are even bigger than last time -- including the ability to add or remove shortcuts.

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11:24
watchOS 4 now available for download

Apple has released watchOS 4, featuring a “proactive” Siri watch face, personalized Activity coaching and a new music experience. The update also sports an enhanced Workout app and introduces GymKit, a technology platform that will offer customers connected workouts with cardio equipment.

Siri intelligence extends further into Apple Watch with the new Siri watch face. With each raise of the wrist, the information on the display dynamically updates based on the time of day, daily routines and pertinent data from apps such as Activity, Alarms, Breathe, Calendar, Maps, Reminders and Wallet, as well as headlines from the new Apple News app for Apple Watch, according to Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. 

With watchOS 4, the Activity app delivers “intelligent coaching and tailored encouragement” to help close Activity Rings more often and achieve longer success streaks. Every morning, users will receive a personalized notification if they’re close to earning...

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11:20
Hilton Honors members can spend their points on...

Folks in the Hilton Honors reward program have a new reason to hoard points: They can now pay with them when shopping on Amazon. Not for everything, mind you, as most digital content (Kindle downloads, music, Amazon Video, and so on) are off-limits....

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11:02
Senate passes bill requiring easy access to public...

Dreams of making government data easily accessible just came a little closer to reality. The US Senate has passed a defense authorization bill that includes the OPEN Government Data Act, a bipartisan bill aimed at making public data useful. The mea...

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10:56
Things 3.2 adds direct Siri integration on iOS 11...

Things by Cultured Code has long been my go-to task management app of choice, and today the app suite is getting a big update thanks to iOS 11 and watchOS 4. Things 3.2 works with Siri for the first time (no more Reminders workaround!) and there’s powerful drag and drop support on the iPad.

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10:50
watchOS 4 no longer lets you browse iPhone music...




In a major change to how the Apple Watch operates, users can no longer browse their iPhone's music library after updating to watchOS 4, and instead can only view songs stored on the watch itself.

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10:44
Apple releases TestFlight 2 with new design, Swift...

Apple has released a new version of its beta software distribution app TestFlight. The new version includes a new design that fits in with iOS 11 (also just released) including a new app icon, 3D Touch features, and more. A new version of Swift Playgrounds for iPad is also now available.

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10:41
HTC Vive ditches the PC thanks to China's cloud...

One of the main obstacles to popularizing high-end VR amongst consumers is the total cost of ownership. HTC and Oculus have both done their part recently by slashing the prices of their VR kits to $599 and $499, respectively, but you'll still need to...

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