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18:40
C Programming Language Hits a 15-Year Low On The...

Gamoid writes: The venerable C programming language hit a 15-year low on the TIOBE Index, perhaps because more mobile- and web-friendly languages like Swift and Go are starting to eat its lunch. "The C programming language has a score of 11.303%, which is its lowest score ever since we started the TIOBE index back in 2001," writes Paul Jansen, manager of TIOBE Index. With that said, C is still the second most popular programming language in the world, behind only Java. Also worth noting as mentioned by Matt Weinberger via Business Insider, "C doesn't currently have a major corporate sponsor; Oracle makes a lot of money from Java; Apple pushes both Swift and Objective-C for building iPhone apps. But no big tech company is getting on stage and pushing C as the future of development. So C's problems could be marketing as much as anything."

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17:20
European Commission To Issue Apple An Irish Tax Bill...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The European Commission will rule against Ireland's tax dealings with Apple on Tuesday, two source familiar with the decision told Reuters, one of whom said Dublin would be told to recoup over 1 billion euros in back taxes. The European Commission accused Ireland in 2014 of dodging international tax rules by letting Apple shelter profits worth tens of billions of dollars from tax collectors in return for maintaining jobs. Apple and Ireland rejected the accusation; both have said they will appeal any adverse ruling. The source said the Commission will recommend a figure in back taxes that it expects to be collected, but it will be up to Irish authorities to calculate exactly what is owed. A bill in excess of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) would be far more than the 30 million euros each the European Commission previously ordered Dutch authorities to recover from U.S. coffee chain Starbucks and Luxembourg from Fiat Chrysler for their...

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16:59
Alphabet executive steps down from Uber board as...

Alphabet executive David Drummond, leads a number of Google investment arms including GV, recently stepped down from Uber's board as the two companies work to bring their respective self-driving car projects to market.

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16:26
Macworld’s September Digital Edition: iOS 10’s Swift...

Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition.

Available as single copies or with a yearlong subscription, the Digital Edition comes in two forms: Enhanced and Standard. The Enhanced Edition has all the news, analysis, product reviews, and how-to’s, along with interactive features, and videos—customized for consumption on your iPad. The Standard Edition is designed for your mobile device’s touchscreen to allow pinch and zoom.

In the September issue

We take for a spin iOS 10’s Swift Playgrounds, the learn-to-code iPad app that feels like a puzzle game. And, read how the Apple Watch saved one man’s life.

To...

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15:51
Report: Apple could release new Macs in October

Now that Apple’s next event is officially on the books for September 7, speculation can build about what won’t be announced, and when Apple might get around to updating those things: namely Macs, but also the iPad Pro. Bloomberg is reporting that, according to anonymous sources, Apple plans to refresh several Mac models and introduce new software features for the iPad Pro at an event in October.

This is plausible—Apple often has one event in September for new iPhones and another in October for new iPads. Last year broke this cycle, with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro announced alongside the iPhone 6s in September 2015, and the smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 4-inch iPhone SE announced in March 2016. But with so many of its products...

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15:32
Rumor (and my take on it): Apple's big upgrade...

Apple is developing new Mac laptops and desktops, which we should see in October, and has some big plans for the iPad Pro, according to Bloomberg, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter.” As other rumors have suggested, a thinner MacBook Pro with a flatter keyboard is in the pipeline.

The standout feature will be a digital function key display above the keyboard that allows for common tasks to be done more quickly for whatever program is being used. Bloomberg says that iMacs with an option for new graphics chips from AMD and MacBook Airs with USB-C ports are also coming.

A collaboration with LG Electronics is reportedly in the works to produce a high-resolution 5K standalone monitor, the article adds.

Software upgrades for iPad, including broader stylus support, are also coming, according to Bloomberg....

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15:25
Apple hit with class action lawsuit over iPhone 6 ‘...

Last week, repair guide website iFixit published a detailed blog post discussing an issue plaguing a growing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. Referred to as “Touch Disease,” a hardware problem causes iPhone displays to become unresponsive and feature a thin gray flickering line along the top.

Now, a trio of iPhone users have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple over the issue, claiming that Apple has refused to repair devices that are affected for free…

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15:23
Appeals court dismisses FTC lawsuit over AT&T...

On Monday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the dismissal of a 2014 Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against AT&T, which had accused the company of misleading marketing in throttling data plans it sold to the public as "unlimited."

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15:17
Apple to debut standalone 5K monitor, MacBook Air...

Apple is working to release a fresh batch of Mac hardware including a standalone 5K display made in partnership with LG, MacBook Air and iMac refreshes, and new iPad Pro software catering to professional users, according to a report on Monday.

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15:00
Report: New MacBook Air, iMac & 5K display...

We already know a lot about Apple’s upcoming iPhone and MacBook Pro refreshes, but a new report today from Bloomberg details a bit more about what the company has up its sleeve for the rest of the year. The report claims that in addition to the new iPhone and MacBook Pro lineups, Apple is planning to refresh the iMac and MacBook Air and will also introduce a new 5K display, as we’ve reported in the past, in partnership with LG. On the software side of things, Apple is reportedly working on a variety of new features for the iPad Pro.

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14:59
Notable apps and app updates for Aug. 29, 2016

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

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

Match Software has announced Check Writer III for OS X. The app lets you create and print checks, as well as their accompanying letter, from any Mac. 

Checks can be highly customized and printed on regular letter-size paper or  professional looking check refill paper available from fine office supply and online stores. Checks layout can be modified with choice of fonts, and each element of the check can be moved at will.

Check Writer III costs $19.99. It’s available in the Mac App Store, as well as on the CheckWriter-Printer site, where you can download a free evaluation copy. Check Writer III is offered in English,...

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14:30
AWT News Update: August 29, 2016

Apple announces the September 7 event for the "iPhone 7", so today's show speculates on what we're likely to hear about:

  • The new iPhone might include a wireless charging technology, based on interest in Energous just after today's Apple announcement
  • The Apple Watch 2 is expected to have 35% more battery capacity, but don't expect longer battery life
  • It's unlikely that any new Macs will be announced at the event
  • Siri starts giving snarky responses when you ask about September 7

The text version of the podcast can be viewed below. To listen to the podcast here, click the play button on the player below.

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Hi, this is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for August 29, 2016. Here are several of today’s Apple news highlights...

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14:20
∞ Gene Wilder flips his shit

[VIDEO] Fan of Gene Wilder? These scenes will make you laugh, take you through some old times.

Not sure who he is? These scenes go to the heart of Gene Wilder.

Enjoy.

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13:54
Apple updates macOS Sierra beta (yes, again)

Following on the heels of the news of the September 7 Apple event, the company on Monday released a new macOS Sierra beta for developers and the participants of the Apple Public Beta Program.

After performing a data backup, dev beta 8/Public Beta 7 is available in the Mac App Store, under Updates. The update is 2.14GB.

Last Friday, Apple released a new beta of iOS 10, as well as a beta update for tvOS 10. Users of iOS 9 should make sure they update to version 9.3.5...

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13:51
∞ Gene Wilder, star of Young Frankenstein, Willy...

I feel a great, gaping hole in my heart. Gene Wilder meant a lot to me. Very, very sad.

Hit the main post for some appreciation links. Damn.

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13:50
Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to...

With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for evaluation.

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13:50
The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Nearly two years after it launched in October 2014, Apple Pay—the company’s flagship mobile payment platform—continues its breathtaking growth. CEO Tim Cook announced in July that the service is now used in three-fourths of “mobile wallet” transactions made in the United States, and that more than 1 million new users join every week. Banks and retailers are still joining up, and even Kanye West’s pop-up shops are now taking Apple Pay payments. Soon, the service will available not just on iOS, but on the web, too.

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13:47
Apple debuts new developer and public betas of macOS...

Apple has released the eighth beta of macOS Sierra for developers and the seventh beta for public beta testers. The final version is due this fall.

The developer version can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center. If you're not already signed up for the public beta program, you can do so here. The public beta program is free, but remember: beta software is unfinished software so use with care.

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13:32
Apple briefly allows, pulls jailbreak app on iOS App...

An app ostensibly for browsing Dribbble passed through Apple's App Store review process despite coming loaded with a hidden feature that allowed users running iOS 9.3.3 or earlier to jailbreak their device.

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13:27
250,000 ANZ customers are now using Apple Pay

Four months after offering Apple Pay, ANZ (the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited) says 250,000 of its customers are now using Apple’s mobile payment service, reports the Australian Financial Review.

ANZ is the fourth largest bank by market capitalization in Australia, after the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac Banking Corp., and National Australia Bank. The bank also says its MasterCard customers will be able to add their credit cards to Apple Pay. So far, during the three months of Apple Pay availability, 20% of the eligible user base has loaded its cards to the Wallet app.

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13:23
Sept. 7 Apple event to be live streamed

While the invites have gone out to the press, Apple has updated their site with the live stream location. For those of you who are forgetful, they’ve also included a helpful “Add to your calendar” link so you won’t miss it.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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13:21
The Peppermint Twist Is Still Cool


The Peppermint operating system is built around a concept not found in most Linux distros. It is a hybrid combination of traditional Linux desktop applications and cloud-based infrastructure. Peppermint 7, the annual update released in June, is a lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu 16.04. It uses LXDE as the default desktop environment, and shows considerable growth since our review of Peppermint 5 two years ago. The key to this process of linking full desktop functionality to cloud apps is an in-house developed application dubbed "Ice."

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13:18
macOS 10.12 Sierra developer beta 8 + public beta 7...

Apple today released the eighth developer preview of macOS Sierra since showing off the software update for the Mac at WWDC 2016. The latest release is available now through the Mac App Store. macOS Sierra’s headlining feature is Siri on the Mac with other features like Auto-Unlock which lets Apple Watch users skip the password login screen. Apple Pay is also coming to Safari with macOS Sierra, although we haven’t seen the feature live on the web yet.

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13:03
Sept. 7 Apple event to be live streamed, Siri...

As expected, Apple will be video streaming the Sept. 7 release event through its regular channels, and Siri's responses have been updated with humorous quips to "see you on the 7th."

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12:55
New lawsuit accuses Apple of turning blind eye to...

A new class action lawsuit against Apple claims that the company has been aware of the so-called "touch disease" on 2014 iPhones for some time, and unfairly refused to repair affected devices at no cost.

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12:52
Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 screens

According to a proposed nationwide class-action lawsuit filed on Saturday, Apple has long been aware of the defect, which often surfaces after a flickering gray bar appears atop the touchscreens, but has refused to fix it.

I had a number of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices and never saw this issue, but I have read the reports of the problem last week. I’m not sure why Apple wouldn’t fix it if there was a hardware flaw, but I guess we’ll find out in the lawsuit.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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12:49
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 29...

Notable software releases this week include Microsoft Office 2016 15.25 and Office 2011 14.6.7, Fantastical 2.2.5, Pixelmator 3.5.1, BBEdit 11.6.1, and Typinator 6.10.

 

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12:49
ExtraBITS for 29 August 2016

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple announces the date of its next big media event, we look back at Tim Cook’s fifth anniversary as Apple’s CEO, and John Gruber reflects on the demise of the Vesper note-taking app.

 

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12:47
EU rules against Apple in Ireland’s tax dispute

Apple will on Tuesday be hit with Europe’s largest tax penalty after Brussels ruled that the company received illegal state aid from Ireland.

The company will have to pay billions of euro in back taxes to Dublin as the European Commission moves to redraw the boundaries on aggressive tax avoidance by the world’s biggest corporations.

It’s important to note that Apple has paid every penny it owed in taxes. Based on Tim Cook’s previous comments, an appeal to this decision is certain.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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12:47
'iPhone 7' sales pitch seen as key for...

The success of this year's "iPhone 7" could depend largely on Apple's ability to convince a growing number of users on pre-iPhone 6 models that it's time to finally upgrade, one analyst believes.

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12:15
The cord-cutting trend continues among pay TV...

Approximately 812,000 pay TV subscribers cut the cord from April through June of this year, according to research firm SNL Kagan — as noted by The Wrap. That’s up from the industry’s loss of 625,000 in the same quarter a year ago.

Note that April through June is typically the worst of the year for pay TV companies. The first and last three months of the year generally see the most new subscribers, so it will be interesting to see what happens from October to December.

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12:09
This App Store-approved ‘dribbble’ client will...

Update: The app in question appears to be pulled about 40 minutes after news broke.

We haven’t test this on our own devices, but Reddit certainly seems to believe this App Store-approved app claiming to be a Dribbble client can jailbreak 64-bit iPhones running iOS 9.3.3. You’ll need to already be on iOS 9.3.3, however, and downgrading from iOS 9.3.4 or higher isn’t possible.

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12:07
Apple event invite inspires wild speculation about...

As has become customary with Apple event invitations, fans are dissecting the minimalistic graphic associated with its Sept. 7 keynote invitation, in a futile attempt to glean clues. In reality, all of the guesses are probably just some form of wish fulfillment.

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12:02
EU will order Ireland to collect over $1B in back...

On Tuesday the European Commission will find against Ireland's tax arrangements with Apple, and ask the country to collect over 1 billion euros ($1.119 billion) in back taxes, a report claimed on Monday.

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12:00
Gazelle offering iPhone trade-in 45 day price lock...

Anyone who has to have the latest in iPhone technology is probably familiar with Gazelle, a company that offers pretty decent trade-in prices for older technology that can take the sting out of buying a newer iPhone. Since the iPhone 7 (or whatever it will be called) is due to be announced on September 7 and probably available on September 16, Gazelle today announced that starting tomorrow -- August 30, 2016 -- they'll lock in prices on any trade-in for 45 days.

What this means is that you can go out to Gazelle.com tomorrow (see affiliate link above), get a price quote on your particular model of iPhone, and then you'll have up to 45 days (10/14) to send the "old" iPhone in. Our Apple News readers might not be able to see the link -- you can simply tap on the text link below:

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11:30
Apple Announces Event On September 7: iPhone 7,...

New iPhones are coming, Apple hinted today. The Cupertino-based giant announced on Monday that it will host an event on September 7. The rumor mill suggests that the company would announce as many as three iPhones -- the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPhone 6 SE. Recent reports suggest that Apple may also announce the second-generation of Apple Watch. No new iPads are expected. The company is widely rumored to refresh its Mac lineup -- though they are likely to be launched at a later point. The biggest talk point around the iPhone 7 has been the headphone jack -- or its lack thereof.


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10:55
CNBC: EC ruling against Apple in Irish tax...

CNBC reports that the European Commission investigating Apple’s tax arrangement with Ireland is ruling against the Cupertino company and recommending that Apple pay over $1.1 billion in back taxes.

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10:52
Apple releases invitations for September 7 media...

When the media invitations go out, you know something’s on the horizon.

Apple on Monday distributed media invitations an iPhone-centric event that will be held on Wednesday, September 7 at 10:00 am at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. The invitations include the tagline of “See you on the 7th”.

The event is expected to include the debut of the next-generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which are rumored to feature improved cameras, better processors, and improved water resistance, implemented through the removal of the headphone jack and the introduction of a new flush, pressure-sensitive home button. Both devices are said to look similar to the iPhone 6s, with the same general size and shape, but with relocated antenna...

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10:32
Google Wallet will now automatically send money...

Google Wallet is getting a pretty nifty update that makes it a more appealing option for money transfers.

The latest version of the Android app will send money straight to your bank account, whereas previously you’d have to go in and manually move it over. This makes Google Wallet attractive for those times when you need to split the bill with a group of friends, as they can just text you money.

According to the changelog, the update also includes the typical round of bug fixes and performance improvements. 

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10:28
#StandWithLeslie and Obliterate Internet Trolls


I think there's a legitimate argument for removing one category of folks from the gene pool, because they spend the little time they are given on Earth making other folks' lives miserable. Back when I was playing MMOs, some twisted folks -- known as "griefers," would lie in wait to mug lower level characters and find creative ways to destroy the fun in a game, often eventually killing it. Then came trolls, folks who drop into forums to attack other members, often driving people away from the forums and killing them.

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10:15
T-Mobile tweaks unlimited One plan in response to...

Responding to early criticism of its One unlimited plan, T-Mobile on Monday announced some significant changes, including the creation of a "One Plus" tier costing an additional $25 per month.

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10:14
Class action lawsuit involving Apple’s acquisition...

A class action lawsuit concerning the 2012 acquisition of AuthenTek by Apple has been settled.  The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that AuthenTec's directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of AuthenTec to Apple.

As part of the Settlement, those shareholders who owned AuthenTec common stock as of October 4, 2012 may be entitled to receive additional payment through a cash-payment common fund. The settlement isn’t an admission of wrongdoing; instead, the parties have decided to settle their dispute.

In 2011 Apple agreed to buy AuthenTec, a maker of fingerprint sensor chips used in personal computers, for $8 per share, in a deal valued at about $356 million. After Apple acquired the company, AuthenTek was sued by an investor who argued that the company’s selling price was too low.

AuthenTec directors have a duty to get the best value for shareholders and wrongly accepted Apple’s bid of $8 a share, the plaintiff, Craven Lee, said...

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09:58
European Commission may rule on Apple's Irish...

A ruling by the European Commission on Apple’s tax status in Ireland may come as early as this week. 

Ireland is set to defend its tax system, which has remained attractive to other major U.S. technology companies, causing related European and U.S. issues for Google, Facebook and others. While Apple's potential tax liability for the case has been pegged as high as $19 billion (by JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Rod Hall), estimates have ranged dramatically from $8 billion by Bloomberg Intelligence to €100M by The Irish Times).

The Europe’s anti-trust and consumer investigation agency has...

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09:50
Apple Is Making Life Terrible In Its Factories

An anonymous reader writes: Pressure from Apple to lower costs is driving worsening conditions for workers at the company's manufacturing partners.This according to watchdog group China Labor Watch, which says that under CEO Tim Cook, the Cupertino giant has asked the companies that assemble its products to cut their own costs, and those demands have led them to cut back on worker pay and factory conditions. Specifically, the group reports that Pegatron has been passing on financial pressures from Apple by committing multiple violations of Chinese labor laws on fair pay and workplace safety."Working conditions are terrible, and workers are subject to terrible treatment," China Labor Watch writes. "Currently, Apple's profits are declining, and the effects of this decline have been passed on to suppliers. To mitigate the impact, Pegatron has taken some covert measures to exploit workers."

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09:40
9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad Air 2 $300, 13-inch...

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09:35
See you on the 7th: Apple's iPhone event is...

Apple will take the wraps off the newest iPhone(s) and perhaps a second-gen Apple Watch at an event on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern. The venue is a standard Apple pick, San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

The invitation, which Apple emailed to media outlets on Monday morning, gives away absolutely nothing. “See you on the 7th,” it says. That’s it. But if history tells us anything, it’s that new iPhones are on deck next week. The invite’s colorful lights could be hinting at that incredible dual lens camera we’ve been hearing so much about, though maybe we’re just grasping there. The next-gen iPhone is also expected to ditch the headphone jack, a controversial decision if ever there was one.

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09:27
T-Mobile tinkers with new unlimited plans after...

T-Mobile’s new One plan clearly didn’t sit well with everyone. Just two weeks after introducing it, the carrier is announcing a series of adjustments and new options designed to better appeal to those with high data needs. The company said in an announcement that customer feedback was a driver of of the changes.

The most disappointing aspect of the original announcement was that those who signed up for the new unlimited plans would have to suffer with anemic 2G data speeds when tethering (kids: ask your parents about dial-up Internet). T-Mobile is now bumping tethering up to 3G speeds while keeping it unlimited. While it’s a good change, 3G is still going to be slow for those who need to get real work done.

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09:21
Spigen launches iPhone 7 & 7 Plus cases...

Spigen is one of the first major Apple accessory makers to start accepting orders for its new line of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases guaranteed to fit Apple’s new device launching next week at its Sept. 7 press event.

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09:19
iPhone event scheduled for September 7

We knew that the unveiling of the newest iPhone would happen soon; now word is out that "media sites" (unfortunately not Apple World Today) have been invited to an event on September 7.

Not only will we see the long-awaited "iPhone 7", but many expect to see other new products unveiled at the same time. For example, a new MacBook Pro line that's much thinner and includes an OLED touch bar (and possibly Touch ID) is expected, as is the second iteration of the Apple Watch.

We plan on having some sort of live event on September 7th -- we'll let you know before it happens!

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09:18
Apple sends invitations for 'iPhone 7'...

In what appears to be a theme with lucky number 7, Apple on Monday sent out invitations to members of the media for a keynote presentation on Sept. 7, where the company is expected to announce its next-generation "iPhone 7."

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09:10
“See you on the 7th”: Apple announces date for new...

Enlarge (credit: Apple)

Apple has just send out press invitations for its next product event, which is happening at 10am Pacific on September 7 in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. This has become Apple's go-to event space in recent years, replacing smaller venues like the Moscone Center, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Apple's own town hall event space (the latter of which was officially retired earlier this year when the iPhone SE was announced).

New iPhones are a sure bet for the event—this year's models aren't expected to deviate too far from the existing iPhone 6S and 6S Plus design, but they're said to...

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09:07
Apple announces ‘iPhone 7’ September 7 event, Apple...

Update: As usual, the event will be livestreamed online. Grab the calendar event here.

Mark your calendars, folks, it’s official. Apple has issued press invites to its next media event on September 7 at Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco at 10 am PT. The company is widely expected to unveil new iPhones and could unveil new MacBook Pros and the Apple Watch 2 at the same event.

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09:06
∞ Apple sends out invite for September 7 iPhone event

Apple on Monday send out an invitation for a special event to be held on September 7 at 10:00 am. This year’s event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California. I will be at the event and will bring you all the news as it happens. […]

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09:04
Google’s Duo Video Chat App Links iOS and Android

Google is giving iPhone users a FaceTime alternative in Duo, a video chat app that also runs on Android phones. Such cross-platform compatibility is a big plus, but the minimalist Duo offers few other incentives to entice iPhone users to install it.

 

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09:04
Apple sued over iPhone 6/6 Plus "Touch Disease...

A proposed nationwide class-action lawsuit was filed on Saturday over the "Touch Disease" that seems to be afflicting a number of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones. The problem causes a flickering gray bar to appear at the top of the screen, after which the touchscreen becomes completely unresponsive.

Todd Cleary of California, Jun Bai of Delaware, and Thomas Davidson of Pennsylvania are the named plaintiffs in the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are seeking unspecified damages, accusing Apple of fraud and violating California consumer protection laws. The three linked the problem to Apple's design decision to not use a metal shield or undersell to protect certain screen components as it did on versions of the iPhone 5.

Should you decide to look up the case, it's Davidson et al v. Apple Inc, US...

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08:54
It’s time to give back! Announcing 9to5Rewards: Free...

Before the avalanche of iPhone 7, Apple Watch and new MacBook Pro news starts hitting the site next week, I thought it would be fun to share a program we’ve been working on here to reward our most dedicated readers.

We’re often given promotional software, gadgets and gear either as part of a review, sponsorship or just to try out and focus group. Lately, we’ve been asking the vendors if we could share these items as part of a giveaway to our readers. The response has been overwhelmingly great so today we’re formalizing the “9to5Rewards” program. Every few days we’ll give away some exciting new gear to one of our most dedicated readers – at least...

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08:47
Sell your iPhone trade-in to BuyBackWorld ahead of...

In anticipation of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement, BuyBackWorld this week is offering an extended price lock and the industry's most aggressive cash payouts on iPad (up to $627) and iPhone trade-ins (up to $423) when you use an exclusive 10% bonus coupon.

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08:46
External Link: Apple Event Scheduled for 7 September...

Apple has sent out press invitations for its fall event, which will be held on 7 September 2016 at 10 AM PDT at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. We expect to see new iPhone models and possibly an update to the Apple Watch, but we’re also hoping for some additional surprises.

 

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08:42
Fitbit reveals new Charge 2 and Flex 2 fitness...

Fitbit on Monday announced the latest addition to its iOS-connectable fitness tracker lineup, with the $150 Fitbit Charge 2, and $100 Fitbit Flex 2.

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08:30
HomeKit-enabled Philips Hue line gets new motion...

One of the few products in the Internet of Things that has worked properly since Day One is the Philips Hue line of connected smart lightbulbs. Apple HomeKit was added to the line, so it's been possible to use Siri to turn on lights or "scenes". Now Philips has added the new Philips Hue Motion Sensor (US$39.95) to the line, allowing Hue owners to control lighting with movement rather than an app or switch.

The Motion Sensor provides users with instantaneous reaction times, turning on lights within .5 seconds and at an average detection range of 5 meters. The app now allows lights to be personalized, with a more gentle light at night and additional brightness during the day. 

Inside the Motion Sensor is a daylight sensor to activate lights as it gets dark or turn them off when the light level reaches a certain threshold. As with the rest of the Philip Hue devices, the Motion Sensor is easy to set up; it's battery-powered...

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08:18
Apple Watch 2 will need more battery to power GPS,...

One concern many users have about Apple Watch 2 likely adding an embedded GPS is what impact precise location tracking could have on battery life. The GPS radio would likely only be tapped during outdoor workouts and when using Maps, but a purported parts leak also claims Apple Watch 2 will gain 35% more battery capacity which would help.

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08:00
Daily Deal: iPhone Charging Dock for $17.98 (incl....

Are you still charging your iPhone by just stringing a Lightning cable over to it? What??? It's time to change things up. Our Apple World Today Deals Shop Daily Deal will get you a classy iPhone Charging Dock in silver, gold, or rose gold at 55% off the usual price -- that's just $17.98, and shipping is included.  

You'll need to supply your own Lightning cable, but the dock will keep your iPhone lookin' good as it receives power and syncs with your Mac or PC. Really want a deal? Refer a friend and get $10 more lopped off the price tag. Are you kidding me? A charging dock for $7.98? Yep. Deal + Referral = hella discounts, buddy. 

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07:58
Philips Hue motion sensor makes smart home lighting...

In October, you can stop turning on the lights like a sucker and just keep walking.

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07:50
∞ Dragonite & Charizard, dancing to all the...

The internet has taken some Pokémon animation and backed it with some popular songs for an effect that is hypnotizing. Go to the main post for the details and links.

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07:44
Philips adds Motion Sensor, upgraded smartbulbs to...

Philips has introduced several new products to its Apple HomeKit-capable Hue lighting system, most notably the Motion Sensor, which can be used to trigger different actions based not just on movement but the time of day.

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07:33
Above Avalon: Jony Ive is making people uneasy

Neil Cybart:

The two most powerful people at Apple are Tim Cook and Jony Ive. While Cook is tasked with making sure the Apple machine is being run by the best team possible, Jony’s role is much more abstract.

And:

However, the one area Cook does not have complete control over is product strategy. That distinction belongs to Jony. It may seem hyperbolic to consider Jony the most powerful person at Apple. He no longer spends much time managing anyone on a day-to-day basis. He doesn’t speak on Apple’s earnings conference calls. Wall Street knows very little about him, and neither does Silicon Valley. In fact, following his recent promotion to Chief Design Officer, Jony doesn’t even spend as much time at Apple HQ these days. Yet Jony has such a significant influence over Apple’s product strategy, it is safe to say we are firmly within the Jony Ive era at Apple.

And:

Jony holds an incredible amount of power because Apple is a design-led company. Apple’...

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07:26
∞ Microsoft’s new, tin-eared anti-Mac Surface Pro 4...

[VIDEO] Below is an ad that dropped yesterday, a direct comparison between the Surface Pro 4 and what appears to be a MacBook Air. This ad just doesn’t do it for me. I’m not a fan of the song, and the points are vague, soft. The phrase “lighter than air” seems (maybe) directed at the MacBook Air. But it might not be. It’s all just a klunky jumble.

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07:17
T-Mobile announces $25 ‘Plus’ add-on for unlimited...

After announcing its new T-Mobile One data plan to replace its existing plans and give all customers unlimited data in the process, the company today announced a new T-Mobile One Plus add-on to offer unlimited 4G LTE tethering and more.

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07:04
Apple-1 'Celebration' buyer considers $...

Cosmetics tycoon Glenn Dellimore purchased the "Celebration" prototype Apple-1 board, and believes that it is the "holy grail" of modern computing and has a future value similar to that of Monet or Picasso paintings.

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07:00
Wibble Wobble puts a speedy puzzle twist on Yo-Kai...

Free-to-play games often look appealing, but it’s difficult to know at a glance whether the business model is insidious and fun ruining, or reasonable and worth pumping a few bucks into. With Freemium Field Test, we’ll take a recent free-to-play iOS game, put it through its paces, and let you know if it’s really worth your time (and money).

If you need a break from Pokémon Go, there’s a new franchise in town that’s taking strong cues from its playbook: Yo-Kai Watch. The Japanese series, created by Level-5, has a Nintendo-published 3DS game, a colorful animated series, a couple of manga runs, and plenty of merchandise. Most crucially, it revolves around the same kind of “Gotta catch ‘em all” mentality based around accumulating and battling cute creatures. 

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06:47
Fitbit debuts swim-proof Flex 2 & cardio-focused...

The Apple Watch 2 could be announced as soon as next week at Apple’s expected iPhone 7 event, and today Fitbit is getting a head start by unpacking its latest updates to its fitness tracking lineup. The popular Flex 2 is being updated with swim-proof capabilities while the Charge 2 is getting cardio-focused enhancements. Fitbit also seems to be trying to match Apple Watch almost feature-for-feature with its new lineup…

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06:46
When iTunes and iOS don’t agree on how much free...

Kirk McElhearn, writing for Macworld:

I recently checked my iPhone’s Storage & iCloud Usage settings, and it said that I didn’t have a lot of space left. On this 64GB device—which, according to the iPhone, only really has 55.5GB—there was only 696MB available.

But then I synced the iPhone with iTunes. The latter showed me how much free space it thought I had: 2.68GB. And it also said that the iPhone’s capacity is 55.7GB, or 200MB more than what the phone itself says.

This is a valid point. It’d be nice to have a single take on iOS storage, one that starts with your phone’s size, then shows what is used for what. A view that showed me my device’s full storage, similar to the Manage Storage setting or the iTunes bar of storage, but one that lets me drill down for actual details, one that lets me delete things I don’t need.

For example, if I have old updaters I no longer need, let me delete them. Let me delete videos from that same view. Or music I have...

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06:35
The evolving meaning of “Sent from my iPhone”

Lara Williams, writing for The Guardian:

Is there a more divisive valediction than the default “Sent From My iPhone” sign-off? When the iPhone first appeared, users were roundly condemned for their thinly veiled humblebrag among the mounting popularity of Apple products.

The message was clear: having an iPhone was so much more than having something on which you could make calls and browse the internet. It was a gorgeous trinket and elite lifestyle marker that signalled both sophistication and technological know-how. Membership of the club was something to be boasted about, and you could feel the conceit as users pressed send. The backlash was immediate.

And:

Recently, however, the refrain has returned to our correspondence, but those using the sign-off can no longer be accused of not knowing how to switch it off (it’s easy) or gloating (it’s not a big deal). Rather the phrase has become an important part of online decorum. Including the sign off contains...

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06:22
Apple gets an ‘A’ grade in the ‘2016 Semi-Annual...

Apple gets an “A” in the 2016 Semi-Annual Computer Reliability Report from RESCUECOM, a computer repair company. That’s up from the A- the company received in the 2015 Q3 Computer Reliability Report. The grade also places Apple at the top of all computer maker lists if you exclude tablets.

Including tablets, Apple comes in third after three “A+” companies: Amazon, Verizon, and LG. Our favorite tech company had a “reliability score” of 723 compared to 189 in the 2015 Q3 report.

Reliability scores for other companies trailing Apple on the list are: Samsung (305), Microsoft (128), Lenovo (127), Acer (95), Asus (93), Dell (72), HP (48) and Toshiba. Grades for those companies are, respectively, A, B, B, C+, C+, C-, D, and D.

RESCUECOM calculates reliability scores by contrasting a manufacturer's market share of computers and tablets to the number of tech support calls for those devices.

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06:22
Some behind the scenes details on Apple’s Carpool...

Jake Kanter, writing for Business Insider:

Ben Winston, the co-founder of Fulwell 73 Productions, told us that the Apple show will be about “broadening out to different talents” in a way they are reluctant to do with “The Late Late Show With James Corden.”

And:

“If a movie star was to call up and say ‘can I do ‘Carpool Karaoke’?’’ the answer would always have been ‘no’ because it’s specifically for musicians. Now on this new show, we’re broadening that out to different talents. More in a documentary-based way,” Winston told Business Insider.

And:

“I’ve come to know Jimmy Iovine quite well and Apple Music is looking for more and more content. They’re big fans of James and the work that we’re doing and we started talking about ideas we could do together.

“We had an idea of how ‘Carpool’ could be a series without James, which we’re working on at the moment, and Jimmy was very insistent that Apple has first option on that. I was very happy with...

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06:15
Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4 ad targets...

Microsoft on Monday released a new ad for the Surface Pro 4, directly comparing the tablet against the MacBook Air, and painting it as more feature-complete than Apple's similarly-priced product.

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06:11
The wind is blowing from the Android shores toward...

Jonny Evans, writing for Computerworld:

If we take ComScore figures for January 2016 we see that around 198.5 million people in the US own smartphones. 52.8 percent of these use Android and 43.6 percent use iPhones, ComScore claims.

If we use ComScore’s figures as base we can make some estimates based on Fluent’s research. Fluent believes 29 percent of all iPhone users will definitely buy a new phone this year, and while 87 percent of them will stick with Apple (21.8 million), 6 percent will switch to Android. This suggests that around 1.5 million US iPhone users will make this switch.

And:

22 percent of Android users will “definitely” upgrade their device this year, and while 76 percent of them will stick with that platform, 17 percent will switch to iPhone. This works out to mean 3.91 million Android users seem likely to switch to Apple’s new iPhone this year.

1.5 million leave, 3.9 million arrive. Clearly, the wind is blowing from the Android...

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06:00
Fitbit's brand-new Charge 2 and Flex 2 step up...

Fitbit let me test its new models—the heart-rate-tracking Charge 2 and the ultra-slim swimproof Flex 2—with an intense interval workout on a scenic San Francisco rooftop last Thursday. And my legs are still sore.

What started as a way to count 10,000 steps per day is now a full health and fitness platform, tracking all kinds of exercise, keeping an eye on your heart rate both in motion and at rest, prompting you to keep moving throughout the day, and calming you down with deep breathing exercises. The new devices are both worthy upgrades to the models they’re replacing, and now the Fitbit app supports pairing more than one device, in case you want to use a Charge 2 for most of the day, and switch to the Flex 2 for swimming or a more discreet evening look.

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05:34
Alleged 'iPhone 7' series specs could...

An iPhone spec leaker has shed some information on the forthcoming "iPhone 7" release, reiterating some figures that have been suspected for some time -- and possibly exposing specific camera details for the first time.

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05:15
Apple releases iOS 10 Beta to developers, iOS 10...

Once again, and about a week after the last update, Apple released a new iOS 10 beta. On Friday, Apple released both iOS dev beta 8 and Public Beta 7 for download.

As always, you should back up your data first. To get the update, go to the Settings app and run Software Update on your iOS device. If you’re not a developer, the only way you can get the beta is to join the Apple Public Beta Program.

Apple is expected to release iOS 10 come September, complete with an assortment of new features.

If you’ve tried the new iOS 10 betas and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

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05:00
How to create an iCloud Shared Album

iCloud Photo Library stores every photo and video you make, then keeps ‘em up to date on all your OS X and iOS devices. Any edits you make are automatically updated everywhere. And iCloud Photo Sharing makes it easy to share those photos and videos with others.

You can create a shared album and invite friends and family to add their photos and videos. to create an iCloud Shared Album, follow these steps:

  • Open the Photos app on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad and select one or more photos.
  • Click on the Share Icon, then choose iCloud Photo Sharing.
  • A new window will pop up. You can add a caption or comment to the photos.
  • Click New Shared Album. (If you’re setting up your Shared Album in iOS, you’ll tap Shared Album first, and then New Shared Album.)
  • Name your iCloud Shared Album.

Now you can invite the folks you wish to share it with by using the box in the middle. You can invite people via their email address...

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04:30
Nyrius’ WS54 is great for owners of several home...

Nyrius’ $169.99 WS54 is an innovative solution that unlocks the restraints of traditional home entertainment systems by displaying content wirelessly to any of your TVs. It’s great for those of us who own several home entertainment products, such as an Apple TV, Roku, cable boxes and/or Blu-Ray players. 

Basically, the Nyrius — which I’ve heard described as an “invisible HDMI cable” — creates a centralized media hub, allowing users to keep home entertainment products in one location, but able to access them from a bedroom, personal computer, living room, kitchen — virtually any distance up to 60 feet away. Walls, floors, and ceilings don’t block its high speed, low latency signal. Neither do Wi-Fi or BlueTooth devices, so it’s convenient to use the Nyrius WS54 to stream movies and TV shows in 1080p high-def and Dolby Digital surround sound.

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04:00
Want custom molded earphones? Check out the...

By Chris Gannon

I’ve been using the $59.95 Decibullz Custom molded earphones for a few weeks now. My first reaction to seeing these earphones was intrigue; I didn’t even know that there was a market for earphones that will mold to fit your specific ear, but it turns out there is.  

In fact some of the products on the market are quite expensive. The Decibullz retail for about US$60.This puts them in the lower end in terms of cost of custom molded earphones. But don’t let the low cost mislead you about their quality.

I have used these from everything from walking to sitting to mowing the yard, and I’ve been pleased. The sound coming from the speakers is good, and the custom molded earpieces assist by adding another layer of outside sound isolation. 

A couple of concerns I had as I was reading the instruction was:

  • Are these really...
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02:22
Philips Hue announces new Motion Sensor automation...

Philips Hue has quickly risen to the top of the food chain as far as iPhone smart home automation is concerned, with a range of HomeKit-compatible white and color lights that are controllable via WiFi. The company is now expanding its Hue range beyond lighting, to include related accessories …. a Motion Sensor. The new Motion Sensor goes on sale in October and allows users to automate parts of their lighting experience based on movement in rooms.

The box is powered by AAA batteries and can be mounted pretty much anywhere in your home. With the Philips app, lights can be triggered based off motion sensor movement and turn off automatically after a set duration. Other intelligent features include a setting to only enable lighting when the room is actually dark, conserving energy usage.

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Sunday August 28

21:19
Microsoft Office 2016 15.25 and Office 2011 14.6.7

Updates all applications in Office 2016 to 64-bit and resolves a memory corruption vulnerability in Word. ($149.99 new, free update)

 

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17:50
NBC Sports 'Goal Rush' helps you follow...

Premier League soccer started a couple of weeks ago, but this weekend NBC Sports debuted a new feature for fans in the US: Goal Rush. Each week when there are multiple matches going on at the same time, the network will select one for Goal Rush on th...

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16:25
Opera warns that its web sync service was hacked

Data breaches happen all too often, but it's rare that they target your browser's sync service... and unfortunately, Opera just became one of those exceptions. The company is warning users that it detected a hack in its sync system that may have giv...

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15:01
Microsoft makes it easy to report hate speech

If you come across any racial and gay slur and just about anything that sounds like hate speech on Xbox Live, you can directly report the incident to Microsoft. The tech titan has launched a dedicated website where you can report hate speech not just...

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13:28
US military worries it will lose the AI war

It took a while for the US military to bolster its defenses against cyberattacks, and it looks like there's a similar deficit when it comes to artificial intelligence. A new Defense Department report says that the country needs to take "immediate ac...

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11:56
'Jason Bourne' in 3D is making moviegoers...

In China, where 80 percent of movie theaters built in the last 10 years have 3D projectors, movie studios often release "exclusive," three-dimensional adaptations of movies that won't actually see a 3D release stateside. While that can be lucrative f...

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10:59
Russia's search giant is making a self-driving...

Internet search giants making self-driving cars appears to be a trend, and Russia's Yandex wants in. It's partnering with Daimler, truck maker Kamaz and government-backed researchers at NAMI on an autonomous shuttle bus that could carry up to 12 peo...

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09:30
 Ben Heck's Hackbot wars, part 3

Find out who will win in the final Hackbotz showdown between the Death-A-Nator, Ghandi-Bot and Mr. Pointy? Ben's weapon of choice is an "intimidation knife" that's attached with 3D printed parts, but how useful will that be? Then he reveals the c...

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08:00
After Math: Only the essentials

It was a pretty kick-ass week in terms of interplanetary exploration -- and not even just in NMS. Astronomers found a potentially habitable planet just 4.2 light years from us! This could be our first stop beyond Mars but it's going to take a while t...

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07:00
Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the...

Tesla makes the world's best electric cars - but they're not content to rest on their laurels. The company just launched a powerful new battery that makes the Model S the fastest production car you can actually buy. Meanwhile, autonomous vehicle star...

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03:55
Watch Snowden talk 'Snowden' with Oliver...

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's telepresence world tour has another stop: a conversation following an early screening of the upcoming Oliver Stone biopic, Snowden. The Oscar-winning director will also be a part of the fireside chat, but rather tha...

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Saturday August 27

22:01
Laptop pioneer John Ellenby dies

The PC industry has lost one of its quieter but more influential leaders: John Ellenby, the CEO of Grid Systems, died earlier this month at the age of 75 of yet to be determined causes. His company (particularly late designer William Moggridge) is w...

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Tuesday January 13

16:50
Android 5.0 Lollipop still hard to find, full of...

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

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13:32
Hands On: Chrome Remote Desktop (OS X, iOS)

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



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13:24
InvenSense hit with lawsuit over concessions in...

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



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13:04
Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6s' could ship...

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

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