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Thursday March 30

06:48
∞ Camera falls from airplane and lands in pig pen

[Video] So many questions. How did they get their phone back? Did they intentionally drop the phone from the airplane and just get lucky with the landing?

Regardless, this is some entertaining video, circa 2014. Video embedded in main Loop post.

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06:45
Apple files for patents to make it easier to record...

Apple has filed for two patents designed to make it easier to record and author music on an iPhone or iPad. Patent number 20170092320) is for an “automatic music record and authoring tool.”

Audio recording capabilities have become more and more accessible to average users. Where musicians conventionally had to travel to recording studios to record their ideas, improvements in technology have brought cheaper and more sophisticated mobile recording devices to the masses, allowing musicians to record their ideas virtually anywhere and at a moment's notice. Some contemporary recording devices are hand-held (e.g., mobile phones, voice memo recorders, etc.) for portability and convenience. 

However, despite these improvements, Apple says there are several shortcomings with contemporary recording devices that stifle creativity. For instance, starting a recording session typically requires a user to navigate a number of menus and settings to place the device...

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06:42
∞ Could this be the future of the Mac?

Samsung rolled out their latest and greatest smartphone yesterday, the Galaxy S8. Interesting phone, includes a new digital assistant named Bixby, a fingerprint scanner/encrypted facial recognition, and a desktop dock (a la Microsoft’s Continuum).

What does this have to do with the Mac? Click through to the main Loop post and follow along, see if you agree.

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06:32
Apple will begin selling the iPhone in Argentina in...

Apple will begin selling the iPhone in Argentina in April for the first time in years, reports Bloomberg, quoting an unnamed “person familiar with the matter.”

The smartphone has been unavailable from carriers Telefonica SA, America Movil SAB and Telecom Argentina SA because of rules put in place in 2009 by President Mauricio Macri’s predecessor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who pressured device makers to assemble their products in Argentina. Apple never opened a factory there (though Samsung did).

All regulatory hurdles to import the iPhone have been removed, though the carriers will have to pay import taxes that will make the devices at least 25% more expensive than locally assembled phones, according to Bloomberg. However, despite those obstacles, “iPhones are already a common sight on the streets of Buenos Aires...

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06:30
The 'Quake' answer to 'Overwatch...

If you're waiting with baited breath for the Quake Champions beta, then you'll soon be able to begin exhaling. The news is out that the game's closed beta will begin on Thursday, April 6th, with additional players being added to it over time. If you...

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06:22
MBLM names Apple the ‘most intimate brand’ for 2017

Apple has been named “the most intimate brand,” according to the 2017 Brand Intimacy Survey by MBLM, a consulting, branding, experience and technology company. The rest of the top 10 were Disney, Amazon, Harley Davidson, Netflix, Nintendo, Samsung, Whole Foods, BMW and Toyota.

The rankings were based on the following criteria:

  • Fulfilment: exceeds expectations, delivering superior service, quality, and efficacy;
  • Identity: reflects an aspirational image or admired values and beliefs that resonate deeply;
  • Enhancement: becoming better through use of the brand—smarter, more capable, and more connected;
  • Ritual: ingraining a brand into daily actions—more than habitual behavior. The brand becomes a vitally important part of daily existence;
  • Nostalgia: focuses on memories of the past and the warm, poignant feelings associated with them. These are often brands a customer has...
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06:17
Apple to resume iPhone sales in Argentina in April...




Apple will reportedly begin widespread iPhone sales in Argentina again next month, following a years-long hiatus prompted by past political policies and Apple declining to open a local factory.

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06:17
How to embed Keynote presentations in blogs and...

The latest updates to Apple’s iWork suite included a lot of new features; Keynote’s release notes included a line that was particularly eye-catching. Keynote 7.1 for Mac and Keynote 3.1 for iOS adds the ability to ‘Post interactive presentations on Medium, WordPress and other websites.’

This means you can put a Keynote document on a webpage in just the same way as you can embed a YouTube video. It certainly feels like an advanced feature targeted at iPad Pro as computer users. Unfortunately, the process to actually do this is not so straightforward, with some tricky edge cases about how it works. Read on to find out how to embed Keynote documents on a website or blog …

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06:07
Congress to US citizens: Want online privacy? Pay up!

Tuesday’s congressional vote to repeal U.S. restrictions on broadband providers doesn’t mean that online privacy is dead. Consumers will just have to pay for it.

The coming repeal, which President Trump is expected to sign into law, paves a clearer path for broadband providers to sell customers’ internet browsing history and other online data, without their consent.

Privacy advocates are worried. Imagine corporate giants snooping on your internet activities, and then bombarding your PC, phone and TV with targeted ads.

However, the privacy rule rollback might have an opposite effect too. Expect broadband providers and other internet services to emerge offering online privacy protections -- but at a price.

To...

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06:03
Report: Apple App Store will generation over $60...

The Apple App Store is projected to remain the leading app store for the next five years and is slated to generate more than $60 billion in gross consumer spending in 2021, according to a new report by App Annie.

However, when factoring in Google Play and third-party Android stores combined, consumer spend should overtake iOS for the first time ever in 2017, thanks to their “dominant smart device market share and strong installed base growth,” adds the analytics services and market intelligence firm. Overall, the app economy’s future is bright, and we expect worldwide gross consumer spend to surpass $139 billion in 2021.

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06:00
Toyota is using AI to hunt for new battery materials

Toyota has turned to artificial intelligence for help in the hunt for new advanced battery materials and fuel cell catalysts. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is investing $35 million into the project and is teaming up with various institutions an...

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05:55
John Gruber’s fond adieu to The Deck

Great writeup. Daring Fireball origin story, intertwined with the story of The Deck. Short and sweet.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:54
iFixit teardown finds new low-cost iPad is an iPad...

When Apple announced the new low-cost 9.7-inch iPad, both looks and spec seemed to suggest that it was essentially an original iPad Air with minor updates, and that’s exactly what iFixit found beneath the hood when it did its usual teardown.

So remember how we said this was similar to the first Air? We were serious—take a look inside the Air 1 and iPad 5 respectively. Not much has changed.

The company did find a few changes – but also cast some doubt on Apple’s claim that this model offers a brighter display …

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05:54
External Link: Airfoil Users Should Avoid tvOS 10.2

Rogue Amoeba has announced that its Airfoil utility, which lets you broadcast audio from any app via AirPlay, does not work with when sending audio to an Apple TV running tvOS 10.2. The company is advising customers to avoid tvOS 10.2 until it can figure out a workaround. If you haven’t yet installed the update, you can disable the automatic update process on your Apple TV by going to Settings > System > Software Updates and turning off Automatically Update.

 

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05:51
Apple’s official iOS backup support page

Relatively new to iOS? Got a friend who is? Pass along this link to Apple’s official step-by-step iOS backup guide.

It’s simple and interactive, perfect for folks new to iOS backup.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:50
Apple Music beats Spotify, Pandora in monthly unique...

Spotify may be the leader when it comes to the largest number of paid subscribers (50 million) for a streaming music service, but it’s Apple Music (which has over 20-million subscribers) that comes out on top when their respective audiences translate into monthly unique users, specifically on mobile, according to a report published this week from mobile analytics firm Verto — as noted by TechCrunch.

Apple’s streaming music service attracted 40.7 million monthly unique users to its service in the U.S. in February, according to the report. Pandora came in at number two with 32.6 million users, and Spotify took third place with 30.4 million unique users for the month. Others ranking highly among music apps include iHeartRadio, SoundCloud and Amazon Music. iHeartRadio took the fourth slot, while SoundCloud took the...

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05:45
You can’t buy Congress’s web history — stop trying

There have been several well documented efforts to raise money to buy the browsing history of individual members of Congress. Can’t be done, at least not legally. That’s not the way it works.

Read on for the details but, bottom line, don’t give these folks your money.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:39
Free online CSS gradient generator

Click. Drag. Type. Bang, zoom, you’ve got your cross browser CSS gradient all generated. Nice.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:35
Free trials Apple Music pass Pandora and Spotify on...

Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch:

A report published this week from mobile analytics firm Verto has found that Apple Music attracted 40.7 million monthly unique users to its service in the U.S. in February. In comparison, Pandora came in at number two with 32.6 million users, and Spotify took third place with 30.4 million unique users for the month.

Spotify is still in front when counting paid users, but this is a good sign for Apple Music.

Want the details? Here’s a link to the Verto report.

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05:25
Marshall launches wireless version of its highly-...

When you’re using headphones for studio production, you want cans that reproduce the sound exactly as it’s being recorded – nothing added, nothing changed, nothing taken away. That’s a preference many of us share outside the studio, and what monitor headphones are all about. Marshall has today launched a wireless version of its top-of-the-range Monitor headphones.

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05:15
tvOS 10.2 update may conflict with some third-party...

As nifty as tvOS 10.2 is (the new fast scrolling feature, for example, is much appreciated), it might be causing problems with some third-party streaming applications.

A new report has stated that tvOS 10.2 including functionality that makes the Apple TV require device verification from an AirPlay streaming device. In such a case, only Apple hardware can provide such verification.

The new verification requirement can cause certain third-party streaming applications not to work. Per Rogue Amoeba’s Paul Kafasis, the tvOS 10.2 update prevents the company’s AirFoil app for Mac and Windows from working with the Apple TV. Rogue Amoeba recommends not updating to tvOS 2 until the company has a fix for AirFoil.

There doesn’t, at present, seem to be a confirmed resolution for the issue, although software developer Squirrels has AirParrot, which allows users to stream media from one device to another. About two weeks ago, Squirrels released an AirParrot update that...

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05:00
Final 2017 emojis approved, en route for June

Additional emojis are coming your way.

After months of work aligning Unicode 10.0 code points with new features in Emoji 5.0, the 2017 emoji list is now final.

The new emojis include smileys, people, food, drink, flags, and for the first time: new fantasy characters such as a mermaid, genie, and vampire.

Changes from past drafts include the flags of England, Scotland, and Wales. These join previously approved candidates such as vomit face, orange heart, and T-Rex.

All in all, you’ll see 69 new emojis come June, which amount to 239 new emojis when gender and skin tone are taken into account.

So, the additional emojis you might have been dreaming of are en route come June. Enjoy!

Via blog.emojipedia.org

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04:56
Adobe shows off stunning AI retouching tool likely...

Retouchers can transform the most mundane of photos into truly stunning ones – but it takes a great deal of skill and time. Adobe has just demonstrated that fully-automated AI systems can do the same thing, suggesting a tool that is likely to make it into a future version of Photoshop or Lightroom at some point.

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04:30
The Gamevice controller works great with a 12.9-inch...

Call this a mini-review: earlier this month I critiqued the second generation of the Gamevice controller, which has been upgraded with new buttons and thumb sticks,  on my iPhone 7 Plus. I found it to be great for certain games, but wondered if the 12.9-inch iPad Pro version would just too unwieldy to use.

I’m happy to say that it’s not — IF you use it on a desktop, table, laptop pad or simply in your lap. Doing so allows the super-sized iPad to comfortably function as a really big mobile gaming console. 

However, holding it as you would an iPhone is going to tire your arms out quickly. Or else they’ll be really jacked after several weeks of use.

With that caveat, I highly recommend the Gamevice for any iOS device user. See my original...

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04:24
PSA: Warn your less techy friends about scam phone...

While the evidence seems pretty clear that a hacking group’s claim to have obtained the details of 600M iCloud accounts is a hoax, many less techy people have only heard the claim, not Apple’s refutation. Telephone scammers are now taking advantage of this fact to pretend to be calling from Apple in order to obtain actual login details and other personal information …

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04:00
How to record a FaceTime call on macOS Sierra

If you wish you can record a FaceTime call with macOS Sierra. Here’s how to do it:
Open QuickTime on your Mac from your dock. It’s in the Applications folder. Or you can use the macOS LaunchPad. Or — my favorite method — you can tell Siri to “Open QuickTime.”

  • Click File in the Menu bar.
  • Click New Screen Recording.
  • Click the arrow next to the record button in the QuickTime window.
  • Choose Internal Microphone from the list of available microphones.
  • Open FaceTime. Its icon should be in the Dock. If not, it’s in the Applications folder. Or you can use the macOS LaunchPad. Or tell Siri to “Open FaceTime.”
  • Click the record button in QuickTime.
  • Click the screen to record your whole screen, or click and drag over the FaceTime window to only record FaceTime.
  • Begin your FaceTime call.
  • When the call is over, click the Stop Recording button in QuickTime.
  • Click File in the Menu bar.
  • Select...
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03:57
Apple declared ‘most intimate brand’ in survey of 6,...

A survey of 6,000 consumers across three countries has found that Apple is ‘the most intimate brand’ – using a range of survey responses to measure the emotional connection people feel to a brand. It also had the highest score for ‘can’t live without this brand,’ with 59% of consumers ticking this box.

Behind Apple in the top 10 were Disney, Amazon, Harley Davidson, Netflix, Nintendo, Samsung, Whole Foods, BMW and Toyota.

MBLM, the company behind the survey, say that hard data proves the rankings aren’t just fluff …

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Wednesday March 29

21:00
24 Hour Deal: Fully loaded 11" MacBook Air for...




For 24 hours only, B&H Photo is taking $800 off Apple's fully loaded 11" MacBook Air (Early 2015) featuring a 2.2GHz Core i7 processor, 8GB of memory and 512GB of storage with free shipping and no tax outside NY and NJ.

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20:59
The Deck, Adieu

When I started writing Daring Fireball in 2002, there really weren’t any established ways for a small indie website to generate money. I mean like literally nothing. I knew, though, that it was what I wanted to do with my life. I wanted to write. But I didn’t want to write books. I didn’t want to write for a newspaper or magazine or someone else’s website. I wanted to write Daring Fireball.

I plugged away, writing as much as I could, doing it as a hobby. And I just started trying ways to generate revenue, with one guiding rule: don’t do anything I’m not proud of. In 2003 I first announced publicly my intention to one day write Daring Fireball full-time, and began a brief experiment with Google AdSense. (Daring Fireball was literally one of the first sites on the web showing ads from Google). It didn’t work well financially, or look good. In June 2004 I...

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19:18
All Android store competitors combined poised to...




A report on global mobile app markets notes that Apple's iOS App Store remains the world's largest by revenues and is predicted to hold onto its crown as "the most lucrative" through 2021, although all of the world's competing Android software markets combined are expected to exceed the App Store in total revenues at some point later this year.

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18:00
Apple Music reportedly leads Spotify, Pandora in...




According to fresh market research data, Apple Music's three-month free trial helped push the service ahead of competitors Spotify and Pandora in terms of unique monthly users for the month of February.

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17:36
PSA: Apple’s USB-C accessory + UltraFine display...

Apple first announced that it would be discounting certain USB-C accessories back in November to coincide with the release of the new MacBook Pros. Originally, the promotion was set to run through the end of the year, but Apple extended it through March 31st to supplement the launch of the LG UltraFine 5K displays, which are also discounted.

That day is quickly approaching, though, so you’re running out of time to take advantage of the promo…

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15:57
Android app industry expected to surpass iOS App...

Mobile app analytics firm App Annie is today out with its latest report. As usual, the data shows that Apple’s App Store has a significant lead in terms of revenue when compared to Google Play, but this report notes of a change. The firm estimates that Android will overtake iOS in terms of app revenue this year…

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15:42
FCC stops federal approval of low-income broadband...

When FCC Chairman Ajit Pai froze the plan to include nine broadband companies in the commission's Lifeline program in February, the future of low-cost, government subsidized internet access suddenly seemed uncertain. Now, nearly two months later, Cha...

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15:40
Take over the world (over and over and over) in The...

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

I downloaded The Battle of Polytopia on a whim. The game’s bright colors and retro-style graphics drew me in—and the promise of sweet turn-based strategy and world domination was just too much to resist.

And, honestly? I can’t stop playing it.

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15:25
Cloud Foundry Aims to Close Cloud Skills Gap


The Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the launch of a worldwide cloud-native developer certification initiative. The foundation created the program to fill the widening gap of trained programmers for cloud apps and services. The Linux Foundation -- which has trained and certified more developers on open source software than any organization in the world -- will provide the instruction. More than a dozen leading technology, education and systems integration organizations around the world will participate in the cloud certification program.

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15:20
[Sponsor] BuildZoom Is a Better Way to Remodel

Tell us about your remodel or home build, and we’ll connect you with four great contractors who will visit your property, then provide you with bids through BuildZoom.

How do we find great contractors? By analyzing our unique data set of 120 million building permit filings, customer reviews, and licensure records, we’ve been able to identify the best (and worst) contractors in the US.

Our application will walk you through the negotiation and hiring process in a simple and straightforward manner. A concierge will guide you through the project, every step of the way.

Sign up and try BuildZoom yourself — free of charge.

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15:00
Samsung's Galaxy S8 is the first phone with...

You didn't have to wait long to see the first phone packing Bluetooth 5.0 -- in fact, it's less than a month away. When Samsung posted the specs for its brand new Galaxy S8 line, it quietly let slip that the smartphones would use the bleeding edge wi...

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14:58
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 prepares Apple fans for all the...

Today was an exciting day over at 9to5Google as Samsung unveiled a suite of new features coming to their new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices. What made today’s announcements uncanny was just how many features Samsung unveiled in their new Galaxy S8 that we’ve already heard reported for the upcoming iPhone 8. The Galaxy S8 may not be iPhone fans want today, but it surely prepares them for what we may be seeing later this year.

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14:51
AWT News Update: March 29, 2017

A thank you, a new iPad app that's long overdue, a record high, custom app icons, Facebook VR and just a tiny bit of schadenfreude...

  • We've hit another record month in listenership. THANKS!
  • Google released its Calendar app for iPad...finally
  • AAPL shares closed today at $144.12
  • MLB and NHL apps now offer custom team app icons under iOS 10.3
  • Facebook goes VR with 360-degree live streaming for everybody
  • Samsung has another fiery experience the day before the Galaxy 8 was unveiled

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below. Note to Apple News readers: you’ll need to visit Apple World Today in order to listen to the podcast.

Subscribe to this podcast today!

Text Version...

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14:48
Apple Music saw over 40M users on mobile last month...

While Spotify may lead in terms of subscribers, it’s already been proven that Apple Music can dominate even with its smaller user base. A new report from analytics firm Verto further highlights the sometimes underestimated reach of Apple Music.

The report shows that Apple Music comes out on top in terms of monthly unique users, thanks in large part to the three-month free trial Apple offers.
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14:38
Galaxy S8, S8+ Dazzle in Samsung's Comeback...


Samsung on Wednesday launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+, its next generation of smartphones. They feature major improvements in design and security processing power, as well as new digital assistant technology that may challenge the best devices on the market. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available with 5.8 inch and 6.2 inch screens respectively. Both sport an infinity display using Corning Gorilla Glass, and a bezel-less design that provides a wider viewing area and more immersive experience than traditional smartphones.

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14:37
Tribeca announces art-focused Games Festival with...

Tribeca was the first film festival to embrace video games as a storytelling medium, showcasing the world premiere of detective game L.A. Noire nearly six years ago. Now, the organization is teaming up with publication Kill Screen to launch the inaug...

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14:26
Apple investors shrug off Samsung Galaxy S8 event,...




The launch of Samsung's 2017 flagship Galaxy S8 isn't causing any apparent concern among Apple's investors, who collectively pushed the company's stock even further upward today despite the announcements--and the continuous run up in Apple stock that has occurred since the iPhone maker last released earnings in January.

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14:20
App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's...

An anonymous reader shares a report: For years, Apple's App Store, the place where people download apps for games and social networking services on their iPhones, has generated far more revenue worldwide than its Android competitors. This year, things are changing: The App Store will fall second to the amount of revenue generated by Android app distributors, predicts analytics firm App Annie. In 2017, the App Store will generate $40 billion in revenue, while Android app stores run by Google and other parties will generate $41 billion, App Annie said. That gap is expected to widen in 2021, with Android app stores generating $78 billion in revenue and Apple's App Store at $60 billion in revenue, according to App Annie's report released on Wednesday. The surge in revenue for Android comes from a growing number of consumers in China who are buying Android phones and are willing to pay for apps. In 2021, App Annie expects there to be eight Android smartphone users to every single iPhone...

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14:06
One of Jupiter's asteroid 'moons' is...

As a rule, you can safely assume that moons and asteroids will all orbit a planet in the same direction. If they didn't, interactions with their host would likely send them flying off course. However, it's now clear that there are exceptions to thi...

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14:03
Notable apps and app updates for March 29, 2017

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Active User Co. has introduced Puggy 1.0. The $1.99 widget, calendar, weather and sticker app allows users to interact with a cute pug on their iOS device's lock screen. Pug tells about the local weather forecast, becomes a user's calendar assistant, alerts when the their phone battery is low, and sometimes gives funny comments. Puggy even includes a sticker pack that allows the user to send funny Pug animation in iMessage.

David Wolff has debuted Garden Flowers 1.0 for the iPad. The $2.99 gallery app showcases a collection of...

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13:40
Blizzard puts a smidge of 'Overwatch' in...

Blizzard is working hard to overhaul its free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Heroes of the Storm. The studio has announced some big changes are coming in the game's 2.0 update, including a new reward system similar to Blizzard's hugel...

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13:38
The Deck Network shuts down

Jim Coudal made the announcement on his site today. This is who The Loop and others used to display the one small ad on the sidebar. I’ll be working with companies to fill sponsorship spots on the The Loop, as well as a new membership backend, so those that want to, can help support the site too.

A big thanks to Jim for all that he with The Deck.

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13:15
Watch Samsung's Galaxy S8 event in under nine...

After a 15-minute "you can still trust us" intro, endless inspired-by-your-dreams cliches and enough specs to benumb the most caffeinated tech blogger, Samsung actually unveiled two damn good phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. We wouldn't be so cruel as...

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12:50
Google Calendar finally comes to the iPad

Google’s Calendar app is making a long-awaited move to a new device: Apple’s iPad. You read that right: Until Wednesday, the tech titan hadn’t optimized its marquee calendar application to run on Apple’s tablets.

The app provides users with a view of the calendars that they have and that are shared with them through Google’s service. In addition, they get a handful of features Apple’s native calendar app doesn’t have, like the ability to more easily find time and space for a meeting with other people inside their organizations.

Making iPad users wait for a native Calendar app is hardly a surprise coming from Google, considering that it’s the company behind Android, and frequently ships new features first to apps for devices running its mobile operating system.

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12:45
Samsung's 'unbox your phone' event...

Before Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 to the world, it teased the audience with a device that would break the conventions of the traditional smartphone. The event's pre-roll animation showed an enormous 1980s brick phone morphing into a 1990s-era fli...

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12:35
Apple shares latest vision for new Chicago River...

We’ve known for a while now that Apple is planning a new flagship waterfront retail store along the Chicago River, and now Apple has shared a new render of what the location will look like after construction wraps up. We also get a look at progress at the site with a new video walkthrough this week.

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12:20
Horror MMO 'The Secret World' returns and...

While horror MMO The Secret World never quite became the next World of Warcraft, its unique supernatural vibe made it a cult hit among MMO fans. The game's publisher, Funcom, plans to relaunch the game as a free-to-play "shared-world action RPG," no...

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12:14
Apple Mail engineering manager departs for Readdle

Former Apple Mail engineering manager, Terry Blanchard, has joined Readdle’s team “to build the future of email with Spark.” Founded in 2007, Readdle makes iOS and macOS apps.

Blanchard has spent the last six years leading the engineering and QA teams responsible for Apple Mail. Spark was named by Apple as one of the  of “App Store Best of 2015” apps, and it arrived on the Mac last year.

“Spark is modernizing email as we know it,” Blanchard says in a Readdle blog post. “We share a fundamental vision of what the future of email should be. I’ve always admired Readdle for their beautiful and innovative products, which makes them the ideal company to turn that vision into a reality.”

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12:03
Inside America’s last great pinball factory

I love the old, mechanical pinball machines of my misspent youth. The newer electronic ones don’t compel me to pump quarters into them.

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11:55
Blue Origin offers a look inside its tourist rocket...

Blue Origin has given you plenty of glimpses of the outside of its tourism-oriented New Shepard rocket, but what about the inside -- you know, the place where you'll spend all of your time? You now have an idea of what to expect. Jeff Bezos' spacef...

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11:47
Google Calendar gains native Apple iPad interface...




Google on Wednesday released a long-awaited update to its Calendar app for iOS, finally introducing a native iPad interface that makes use of the extra screen space on Apple's tablet.

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11:35
This designer clothing line is stylish and...

I hope I’m never important enough to need this.

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11:15
Podcast 552: Working on my Night Shift

On Monday, Apple released iOS 10.3, a major and minor release which adds a lot of little features, and macOS 10.12.4, which brings Night Shift to the Mac. Glenn Fleishman and Leah Yamshon talk about new features, follow-up security and conflict minerals stories, and explain how an iCloud breach is almost certainly not that on this week’s episode.

Show notes

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11:07
Apple releases first public beta for iOS 10.3.2,...




As is normal with Apple beta releases, Apple has followed up a developer-only release of iOS 10.3.2 with one for public beta program participants -- but as with the initial release it still lacks a 32-bit binary.

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11:00
tvOS 10.2 may cause third-party streaming apps to...

If you use a third-party streaming app to transmit from your Mac or iOS device to the fourth-generation Apple TV, you should check to see if the third-party developer has an update for its software before updating your Apple TV to tvOS 10.2.

According to a report by AppleInsider, tvOS 10.2 including functionality that makes the Apple TV require device verification from an AirPlay streaming device. AppleInsider says that only Apple hardware can provide such verification.

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10:48
How to use Facebook Messenger's new Live...




Facebook this week introduced Live Location to its Messenger app for iOS, letting people temporarily track each other when trying to rendezvous. Here's how to make use of the feature on your iPhone.

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10:35
Photo Editing as One with Luminar

Luminar is a new application from Macphun that combines technologies the company has developed in stand-alone applications into one photo editing environment. Is it good enough to stand up to Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, or Apple’s Photos?

 

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10:17
Google finally releases Calendar app for iPad

Google today announced the release of its Calendar app for iPad, which was previously only available for iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets and on the web.

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10:08
Apple releases first iOS 10.3.2 public beta

Apple has released the first iOS 10.3 public beta for testing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 10.3.2 public beta 1 follows one day after the first developer version of the upcoming software update.

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10:06
Apple Mail engineering manager heads to Readdle to...




A former engineering manager on Apple's Mail app, Terry Blanchard, has left the company to play a key role in developing Readdle's Spark email client, according to an announcement.

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10:00
Killer Deals: 13" MacBook Pros from $1,299 ($...




For the next 48 hours only, grab Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Pro in Silver or Space Gray for $1,299 ($200 off) with free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states. Upgraded models are being slashed by $200-$300, including 13-inch Touch Bar configurations for $1,599 ($200 off). Meanwhile, save $300 on 15" MacBook Pros that start at just $2,199.

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09:55
Readdle hires former Apple Mail engineer for Spark

Readdle has hired former Apple Mail engineering manager Terry Blanchard in a position that will focus on creating the “future of email” for Readdle’s popular email client “Spark,” working with an entirely new team of his choosing in Silicon Valley. Blanchard’s new role, per his LinkedIn page, is vice president of engineering for Readdle.

It’s hard to argue that this isn’t a good move for Readdle.

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09:52
Samsung upgrades Gear 360 camera with 4K video and...




Alongside the launch of the Galaxy S8, Samsung has unveiled an update to its Gear 360 camera, with the new version of the 360-degree camera now offering support for iPhones for the first time, as well as the ability to live stream and capture true 4K-resolution video.

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09:31
Opinion: iPhone 8’s top feature needs to be design

Apple surely has lots of whiz-bang new features planned for the new flagship iPhone this fall, but the number one feature on my wish list this year is a radical new design. Given the choice between a new iPhone with the same design plus new features like wireless charging and facial recognition or a new iPhone with a new design and no new features, I’d absolutely choose the new design.

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09:30
∞ Can you spot a fake Rolex?

I’ve never been nor will I ever be in the market for a Rolex. But we’ve all seen the fake ones on street corners around the world. Those are easy to spot. But how good have professional fakes gotten? Watch this video and see that they are frighteningly well done.

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09:17
Samsung Galaxy S8 fires first salvo against Apple...




Samsung on Wednesday confirmed a multitude of rumors by announcing its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 -- a device with an OLED "Infinity" display and no physical home button, much like Apple's rumored "iPhone 8."

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09:15
Apple just made a historic and risky change to all...

I don’t think Apple is getting enough credit for pulling this off without a hitch. Remarkable achievement.

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09:10
5 Samsung Galaxy S8 features Apple should steal for...

Samsung just took the wraps off its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in a bid to make people forget about last year’s exploding Note 7 disaster. While the Galaxy S8 has a few things working against it—namely that it runs Android—Samsung gave its new flagship an impressively slick redesign. We wouldn’t mind if Apple lifted a few of the S8’s features for its 10th anniversary iPhone.

In fact, Apple is reportedly working on a few of these features already. We’re not saying that Samsung looks at Apple product rumors to define its own roadmap, but…anything’s possible.

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09:04
Over-the-air iOS 10.3 update for iPhone 5, 5c pulled...




After a few hours of availability, Apple pulled the over-the-air iOS 10.3 update for the iPhone 5 and 5c, though the legacy devices can still be updated through iTunes on a Mac or PC.

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08:57
Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 & S8+ w/ near edge-to-...

Samsung is today showing off its latest flagship smartphones that will compete with Apple’s next-generation iPhones this fall, officially unveiling its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices and its new Siri competitor called Bixby that will debut on the new phones. We’re covering all of the announcements over at 9to5Google and taking a look at how they compare to what’s reportedly being planned for iPhone 8 below.

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08:32
Spotify plans ‘Traffic Jams’ TV show and, yes, it’s...

Ahead of the debut of Apple’s previously announced Carpool Karaoke TV series on Apple Music next month, Spotify is planning what sounds a lot like a knockoff of the series with its own show called “Traffic Jams,” Variety reports.

But instead of having celebrities and musicians perform a song karaoke-style, Spotify is going to have artists produce a song in a moving vehicle (innovation!). It’s hosted by comedian DoBoy who will also drive the vehicle while the artists perform in the back. So, in other words, it’s exactly like Carpool Karaoke. Not a great look for Spotify’s answer to Apple’s original content plans. The first show is set to debut April 4th and feature artists T-Pain and Southside:

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08:23
Cloud services compared, or why I’m all-in on Apple...

I’ve been an Apple guy since forever. I bought the very first Macintosh back in 1984. My current mobile technology line-up is a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, 11-inch MacBook Air (now just a backup Mac), 9.7-inch iPad Pro and an iPhone SE. I’m all-in on Apple, and the ecosystem is a large part of that. Things may not always Just Work, but the Apple ecosystem gets closer to that than anyone else.

However, while I do make some use of iCloud, I’m not all-in on Apple’s cloud storage. In this piece, I compare the main cloud services out there, and finally describe the mix-and-match approach I use to get what I consider to be the best of all worlds …

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08:14
Samsung retail outlet in Singapore catches fire...




Samsung's long period of bad luck doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon, after one of the manufacturer's stores in Singapore caught fire early on Tuesday morning, with the incident occurring the day before the South Korean electronics giant reveals the Galaxy S8 smartphone.

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08:07
Apple’s long-time head of Apple Mail leaves to lead ...

Apple’s long-time head of Apple Mail Terry Blanchard is leaving the company, but he will continue working on mail apps for iOS and Mac as he joins software company Readdle as the VP of Engineering for its Spark email app. The move comes after six years as the lead of Apple’s Mail app development. Blanchard joined Apple in 2011 and led the development and QA teams for Apple Mail until joining Readdle this month.

While it’s unclear exactly why Blanchard has decided to part ways with Apple,he does hint that he shares “a fundamental vision of what the future of email should be” with Readdle.

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08:00
Apple World Today Video Review: IK Multimedia iRig...

Last week, we took a look at the IK Multimedia iRig Studio Mic, a compact microphone made especially for recording sound from iPad or iPhone. The mic received a five-star rating (the top rating we give in reviews), so I was looking forward to reviewing the latest version of software designed just for the mic -- IK Multimedia iRig Recorder 3 for iOS ($7.99 plus in-app purchases). 

Sadly, I can't say as many good things about iRig Recorder 3 as I could about the iRig Studio Mic. The app comes in two flavors -- free and a $7.99 version. Right off the bat, I'd suggest getting the free version because you still have to make some significant in-app purchases in order to get the app to do anything useful. 

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07:42
Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress'...

Privacy advocates haven’t given up the fight after the U.S. Congress voted to allow ISPs to sell customers’ browsing histories and other personal information without their permission.

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted 215 to 205 to strike down ISP privacy regulations approved by the Federal Communications Commission only months ago. House’s passage of a resolution of disapproval followed a Senate vote to pass the same resolution days earlier. 

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the Republican-pushed bill. But Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, said he will introduce new legislation to require the FCC to pass new ISP privacy rules.

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07:40
What Killed Adobe Flash?

An employee, who claims to have worked on the development of Flash, writes: Apparently, the world settled on the "One True Cause" for why Flash "died". Take for example this blogpost by John Gruber about FedEx... it ends with this consideration on Steve Jobs' "Thoughts on Flash": "If it had been an angry rant, it would have been easily dismissed without needing to be factually refuted -- "That's just Jobs being a prick again." The fact that it wasn't angry, and because it was all true, made it impossible to refute." Impossible to refute. There's no doubt that this was the beginning of the end for Flash, right? Except that this is utterly wrong. I worked on Flash, and I worked on the thing that actually killed Flash. It is my strong belief, based on what I observed, that Steve Jobs' letter had little impact in the final decision -- it was really Adobe who decided to "kill" Flash. Yes, Flash was a bad rap for Adobe, and Steve's letter didn't help. But ultimately, what was probably...

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07:32
GigSky adds 40+ regions for iPad data plans on Apple...




GigSky -- a company specializing in data plans for iPad users with Apple SIMs -- on Wednesday announced it's adding over 40 more regions, while improving the value of existing plans in North America.

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07:28
tvOS 10.2 update requires AirPlay hardware...




Apple's tvOS 10.2 is preventing third-party AirPlay streamers from sending audio to the fourth-generation Apple TV, and it is unclear at this time if the functionality can be restored.

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07:08
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07:02
A musical walk through the impact of Chuck Berry

If you are a fan of music, take a few minutes to dig through this multimedia piece by the New York Times. Year by year, you’ll make your way through the critical work in Chuck Berry’s catalog, focused on the beat and guitar licks he introduced to the world, each accompanied by covers of his songs, as well as songs that influenced his evolution and songs derived from his work.

Great job by Guilbert Gates and the Times multimedia team. The songs load instantly, stop on a dime, making it easy to quickly shift gears, control the pace. I love this.

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06:54
MLB and NHL take advantage of custom icons in iOS 10...

Sarah Perez, TechCrunch:

The MLB.com At Bat and NHL iOS applications have been updated today to take advantage of one of the new, but still under-the-radar features available in the just-launched version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 10.3: personalized home screen icons. That’s right — you now can replace either of these apps’ default icon with one featuring your favorite team’s logo instead.

These are terrific examples of custom icons at work. Makes me wonder if Apple implemented these in response to requests from MLB and the NHL.

Excuse me, gotta go change my icons.

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06:51
GigSky now offers data plans in over 180 countries...

GigSky, global connectivity solutions for travelers on the go, will now offer mobile data plans for iPad users with Apple SIM in over 180 countries and territories, up from 140 countries announced last July. 

Thirty day plans in Canada and Mexico now include 5GB for $50; this was previously 1GB for the same price. Plans in the U.S. and Puerto Rico include 5GB for $50, up from 3GB for the same price. Most $50 GigSky plans in Europe offer 3GB of data. Customers will receive a minimum of 1GB in all other destinations, with many plans offering 2GB or more. GigSky also offers flexible shorter-term plans at lower prices.

iPad travelers with Apple SIM can select a GigSky data plan right on their device, giving customers the convenience of getting online worldwide without searching for local SIM cards, Wi-Fi hotspots, or worrying about high roaming costs.

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06:50
UBS says AAPL could reach $200/share as it hits 11th...

A UBS analyst says that AAPL stock could reach as high as $200/share over the next 2-3 years, as the stock hit its 11th record high so far this year. It has already hit the equivalent of $1,000/share when you factor in the share split.

MarketWatch notes that the stock yesterday set two records: its highest ever value, at $143.80, and its highest intraday price of $142.80. Many analysts are setting high target prices for the stock, and one of them even predicts a possible $200 level, notes Business Insider – though he does add some crucial riders …

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06:48
2017 Supplier Responsibility Report line entry may...




The most recent Apple supplier report is mostly a rehash of previous years -- but includes one entry from a facility that appears to exclusively produce car parts and support equipment for automobiles.

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06:47
∞ On the House vote to wipe away the FCC’s landmark...

OK, so this is bad. But as always, read up on this and on what you can do to protect yourself. Here are a few pieces to start. Readers, please do add in your own suggestions (both habit and reading) in the comments, or send to me via Twitter.

The Washington Post:

In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to limit what companies could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data and Social Security numbers. The rules also...

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06:38
Waze lets you order coffee and a donut from Dunkin...

The next time you drive near a Dunkin' Donuts on the way to work, Waze won't just offer to reroute your there—it'll let you place an order, too. The navigation app recently announced a partnership with Dunkin' Donuts that lets users order items while they're en route.

The new feature is rolling out now. If you don't see an option to order ahead you may need to update Waze. You'll also need to install the Dunkin' Donuts app.

To start, the new Waze feature only works with Dunkin', but the company plans to partner with other businesses in the near future, according to the Associated Press. Pretty soon, you could be ordering ahead via Waze for groceries, prescriptions, parking spaces, and take-out.

To...

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06:25
A map showing electrical plug/socket used by country...

British Business Energy:

The map above, shows the various electrical plugs and sockets used around the world. As you can see, few countries use just one type of plug or socket.

And:

The map was created by us by combining this map from Wikipedia, along with plug and socket types from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Here’s a link to the map. For more detail, check this Wikipedia page. Bookmark ’em both.

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06:21
Apple recruiting computer vision & robotics...




Apple appears to be quietly operating a research facility in Switzerland, possibly with the company's self-driving car project in mind, according to a local news site.

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06:17
Amazon and Apple top customer experience ratings for...

Amazon and Apple deliver the best customer experience across computer & tablet makers, according to the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual customer experience ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers. 

Amazon took the top spot out of the 12 computer and tablet makers included in this year's ratings, earning a score of 74% and coming in 74th place overall out of 331 companies across 20 industries. Apple earned the second highest rating with a score of 68% and an overall rank of 189thh.

The ratings of all computer and tablet makers in the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings are: Amazon, 74%; Apple, 68%; Barnes & Noble, 67%; Dell, 65%; Hewlett-Packard, 65%; Sony, 64%; Acer, 63%; Compaq, 63%; Gateway, 62%; Lenovo, 62%, Asus, 61%; and Toshiba,58%

Overall, the computer and tablet makers averaged a 66% rating in the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings and...

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06:10
GigSky expands international iPad data plans to 180...

After expanding to include a total of 140+ countries back in June last year, international iPad data plan provider GigSky announced today that it is now available in an additional 40+ regions using an Apple SIM. The company first launched its service for iPad back in 2015, offering no-contract cellular data plans in around 90 countries by leveraging Apple’s new carrier-agnostic Apple SIM card included in the device.

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06:08
Apple Pay comes to Taiwan

Apple Pay is now rolling out to users in Taiwan, according to The China Post. Seven banks in Taiwan — Taishin International Bank, Taipei Fubon Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Cathay United Bank, CTBC Bank, E.SUN Bank, and Union Bank of Taiwan — have signed up to allow their cards to be used via Apple's mobile payment service.

Apple Pay is currently available in 14 countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and USA. Apple Pay works with iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch. When paying within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4 and iPad Pro.  It also works in macOS Sierra.

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