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Tuesday May 19

13:49
Tip of the Day: Showing only downloaded books in...

By default, the iBooks app on iOS will show you not only content on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, but also anything that exists in your purchased library. While this is a handy way of making your entire library readily available to you without having to sort through your iBookstore purchase history, it can sometimes get a little overwhelming. The good news is that it’s easy enough to filter out this content to show only iBooks that have…

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13:41
Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Sees Minor UI Speed Increases [...

Apple released the first update to Apple Watch OS earlier on Monday-Apple Watch OS 1.0.1-and right off the bat we noticed that screen reaction times are dramatically faster. Glances load more swiftly, too, and switching between notifications, the Watch face, Glances, and Apps is all smoother and faster.


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13:32
Second-gen Automatic car adapter adds GPS, real-time...

Automatic Labs on Tuesday launched a upgraded version of the Automatic, a Bluetooth adapter that plugs into a vehicle's OBD-II (on-board diagnostic) port and communicates with a paired iOS or Android device.

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13:23
Gear: Tylt Ribbn Car Charger

Tylt’s new Ribbn Car Charger comes in micro-USB ($40) and Lightning ($50) versions — we got our hands on the Lightning edition of the charger. Notably, Ribbn is a 4.8A charger — it has a 3-foot Lightning cable and an additional USB port, allowing two devices to be simultaneously charged at 2.4A speeds. Those speeds will allow any iOS device to be charged at full speed, including an iPad 3 or iPad 4. Ribbn comes in a variety of colors.

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13:16
Express clothing store starts officially accepting...

Add Express to the list of retailers now taking Apple Pay at checkout. Checks with multiple Express stores across the United States and tips from readers indicate that the fashion and clothing retailer starting accepting the iPhone and Apple Watch payment feature this week. Express joins a short list of clothing stores that formally accept Apple Pay, which already includes Bloomingdales and American Eagle. According to Apple’s website, more clothing stores such as Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie will start accepting Apple Pay soon. Earlier this month, grocery store Trader Joe’s started officially taking Apple Pay, while 30 new banks and credit unions started showing their support this morning. We also...

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12:51
Kinkoo 40W 6-Port High Speed Charger: $35

If you have a lot of devices in your household, we have a deal for you: the Kinkoo 40W 6-Port High Speed Charger. As the name suggests, it has six charging USB ports, each of them designed to deliver maximum charging power to your mobile devices. It's designed to handle U.S. and international power from the wall, and it's certified CE, FCC and RoHS. Through our deal you can get the Kinkoo for $35.


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12:44
Apple Releases Updated MacBook Pro, iMac, and iPhone...

Apple has updated the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display to include a Force Touch trackpad, lowered prices on the iMac with Retina 5K display, and introduced a new iPhone dock with a Lightning connector.

 

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12:34
PCalc brings its calculator app to Apple Watch w/...



TLA Systems has brought is popular calculator app to the Apple Watch today through the latest version of PCalc for iPhone. The PCalc Apple Watch app features a fully functional calculator for quickly crunching numbers from your watch — 1985 Casio-style like the similar Calcbot app — and similarly features a clever tip calculator that makes splitting the bill a cinch. 

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12:32
Strengthening dollar prompts Apple to increase...

Apple raised prices in a number of overseas markets on Tuesday, a move precipitated by the U.S. dollar's continued rebound and designed to minimize the effect of foreign exchange headwinds.

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12:28
Review: PhoneSuit Elite 6 and Elite 6 Pro Battery...

PhoneSuit's newest battery cases first impressed us at this year's CES, where they earned a coveted iLounge Best of Show award. There are two versions of the battery case for both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — PhoneSuit claims Elite 6 ($80-$90) delivers up to 80 percent of a charge to an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, while Elite 6 Pro ($100-$110) is said to provide 120 percent extra power to either device. Unfortunately, one of our most anticipated features of these cases — a free power management app that gives users more precise control of when the case should start charging the iPhone — didn't make the cut. PhoneSuit claims the app is still under development and will be released later this year, but we won't factor that feature into consideration for this review.{/exp:char_limit}
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12:18
∞ Bird laughs like super villain

Take 30 seconds and have a good laugh.

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12:15
Apple, Google, others ask Obama to resist smartphone...

In a letter to be sent Tuesday and obtained by The Washington Post, a coalition of tech firms, security experts and others appeal to the White House to protect privacy rights as it considers how to address law enforcement’s need to access data that is increasingly encrypted.

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12:07
PCalc now on the Apple Watch

Added support for the Apple Watch – now you can use PCalc without taking your phone out your pocket! Includes a full calculator app, a tip calculator, and a glance to see the result of your most recent calculations.

It’s great to see PCalc on the watch.

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11:52
Carl Icahn remains convinced Apple will build...

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn argued in a Tuesday TV interview on Tuesday that Apple will indeed make and sell a television set, despite a new report claiming that the company abandoned the project over a year ago.

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11:41
Apple Introduces 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force...

Apple today updated the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage, longer battery life, and faster discrete graphics. Apple also introduced a new $1,999 configuration of the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display featuring a 14.7 million pixel display, quad-core processors, and AMD graphics, and lowered the price of the top-end iMac to $2,299. “The response to the new MacBook and updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been amazing, and today we are thrilled to bring the new Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage, and longer battery life to the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers love the groundbreaking iMac with Retina 5K display, and now with a new lower starting price, even more people can experience the best desktop we’ve ever made.”

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11:37
Google adds real-time tweets to mobile web and iOS...

Following up on Google’s agreement with Twitter to instantly add tweets to web search results, the duo announced today that users on mobile devices will start seeing real-time Twitter results as well. The feature is available in the Google app on iOS or Google’s mobile website, and is expected to make its way to the desktop soon.

Now when you search for a person, hashtag, or popular topic of discussion, you’ll find related tweets on your results page. Like all other...

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11:27
Apple releases Watch OS 1.0.1 update, offers Siri...

The first Apple Watch update is here.

And it includes a slew of interesting fixes and changes.

On Tuesday, Apple released its Watch OS 1.0.1 update. To install the update, connect your Apple Watch to power, make sure it has at least a 50 percent charge, connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network, make sure your iPhone is within range of your Apple Watch, on your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app and tap My Watch > General > Software Update.

The update offers the following fixes and improvements:

Siri

Measuring standing activity

Calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts

Distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts

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11:25
Why Apple Ditched Its Plan To Build a Television

Apple has been rumored to be developing their own line of HDTVs for years, but a new report from the Wall Street Journal (paywalled) says while those plans did exist, they've been abandoned. Apple began pondering the idea of jumping into the television market roughly a decade ago, as iTunes started hosting video content. The AppleTV made a foray into living rooms in 2007, and other devices reached the prototype stage. The company continued to do research and work on their ideas, but eventually gave up more than a year ago.
Apple had searched for breakthrough features to justify building an Apple-branded television set, those people said. In addition to an ultra-high-definition display, Apple considered adding sensor-equipped cameras so viewers could make video calls through the set, they said. Ultimately, though, Apple executives didn't consider any of those features compelling enough to enter the highly competitive television market, led by Samsung Electronics Co. Apple...

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11:10
Home Automation: Understanding a Resident Device vs...

Apple has always maintained that Apple TV is a "resident device" for HomeKit, not an automation hub. What's that mean? Kelly has more information on the difference and what it means for the smartness of your house.


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11:03
Apple Watch OS Updated with Improvements to Siri,...

Apple released the first update to Apple Watch OS Monday with the release of Apple Watch OS 1.0.1. The update includes "performance improvements and bug fixes" for Siri, measuring standing activity, calculating calories, measuring distances, accessibility, and unspecified improvements for third party apps.


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11:01
How-To: Install Watch OS updates on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch received its first official software update today, giving lucky early adopters their first opportunity to see how the Watch OS updating process works. Unlike the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, which can update themselves using iOS’s Software Update feature, the Apple Watch depends upon an iPhone to download the update from Apple’s servers and install it on the Watch. You’ll also need a Wi-Fi network, your Apple Watch charger, and at least 50% battery life in order to do the update.

Here are the full details…

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10:55
How to install Apple Watch software updates

On Tuesday, Apple released Watch OS 1.0.1, the first public update to the Apple Watch's software. It's a relatively minor update, with some performance improvements and support for new display emoji under the hood. Installing the update is easy, and requires only a few steps. Here's how to install a software update on the Apple Watch.

Updates are distributed via the Apple Watch app for iPhone. When a new update becomes available, you'll see a badge on the My Watch icon in the app's toolbar. If not, tap General and then Software Update. You should see Watch OS 1.0.1 waiting for you.

In order for the update to be successful, your Watch:

  1. Must be within range of your iPhone (which has an active Internet connection)
  2. Be connected to its charger
  3. Have at least 50% battery life

Once you're set, tap Install. The process doesn't take very long and happens over the air. Your Mac is not involved. You can monitor the installation's...

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10:52
Watch OS 1.0.1 arrives to improve your Apple Watch...

The first Apple Watch update is here, and while it doesn’t include amazing features like Find My Watch and third-party watch face Complications, it does promise to make the device work better.

The update delivers improved performance for Siri, third-party apps, accessibility, calculating indoor cycling and rowing workout calories, measuring stand activity, and measuring distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts. I’m looking forward to the workout upgrades, because the native Workout app has shown iffy stats when it comes to distance and pace compared to third-party apps.

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10:47
Another day, another Samsung ripoff of Apple

Samsung has just released a public beta of its new feature called Samsung Flow, which is essentially a ripoff of Apple’s Continuity – introduced last year. This new feature will allow users to start a task on one device, and be able to pick it up and continue from another.

Can this company can up with nothing original? I’m all for competition, but Jesus, this continuous copying is getting tiresome.

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10:35
∞ Elvis: Burning Love

Elvis is just a badass.

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10:27
TMO Daily Observations 2015-05-19: Carl Icahn Knows...

Carl Icahn had all kinds of things to say about Apple recently, and Bryan and Dave have all kinds of things to say about Carl Icahn. Seems Apple had some things to say about Carl Icahn, too, or at least that's what the Wall Street Journal's story yesterday infers. Apple won't be making a screened version of the Apple TV according to WSJ (and it sure sounds like a controlled leak from Apple). All this and more on today's TDO!


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10:15
Apple released a new Software Update

Apple just released a new Software Update:

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10:14
Tim Cook: Apple Watch in stores ‘by June’, in talks...

During his trip last week across China, Apple CEO Tim Cook held a meeting at Apple’s China headquarters with several employees in attendance, according to sources with knowledge of the briefing. Cook reportedly reiterated several recent China-focused announcements, including the new forest-focused environmental initiatives and improvements for education, but he also mentioned some new tidbits regarding the upcoming retail launch for the Apple Watch and the rollout of Apple Pay for China…

Regarding the Apple Watch, Cook began by telling the employees that “...

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10:14
News: Apple releases first Apple Watch Software...

Apple has released Watch OS 1.0.1, the first software update for the Apple Watch. The 51.6MB download includes performance improvements and bug fixes related to Siri, measuring stand activity, calculating calories for indoor cycling and rowing workouts, distance and pace during outdoor walk and run workouts, accessibility, and third party apps. The update also provides support for new Emoji characters and language support for seven additional countries.…

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10:10
Apple releases Watch OS 1.0.1 with Siri and fitness...

Apple has just released Watch OS 1.0.1, the first ever over-the-air software update for the Apple Watch. The new version improves performance for Siri, Accessibility, and third-party apps. Some fitness tracking functions also get attention—standing activity measurements, calorie counting for indoor cycling and rowing, and measuring distance and pace while walking and running outdoors have all been improved.

The update includes support for the new emoji introduced in iOS 8.3. Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Thai, and Turkish language support have also been improved.

Apple Watch software updates are installed from the Apple Watch app rather than from the watch itself. Go to the app, then General, and Software Update to prompt an update check. To install the update, Apple says your watch needs to be within...

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10:03
Apple's back in the pricey iPhone dock business

Apple has just released a new iPhone dock, and like any other Apple product, you’ll pay a premium for its extreme simplicity.

The “iPhone Lightning Dock” costs $39, and works with any Lighting-equipped iPhone (including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus) or iPod Touch. It’s a simple slab of white plastic, with a wide enough base to work with reasonably-sized iPhone cases. It also has an audio line-out port, so you can hook up external speakers through any 3.5 mm cable (sold separately, of course.)

This isn’t the first Lightning Dock that Apple has sold for the iPhone. In 2013, the company released a pair of docks for the iPhone 5s and 5c, but neither are compatible with other iPhones. The new one is universal, at the expense of a more form-fitted base.

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09:59
First Apple Watch update released: Watch OS 1.0.1...

Apple on Tuesday released Watch OS 1.0.1, its first-ever software update for the newly released Apple Watch, addressing a myriad of bugs and issues, including improved performance for Siri, measuring standing activities, counting calories for indoor cycling and rowing, and more.

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09:55
Mac: Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (...

While Apple brought its new “Force Touch” feature to the 13-inch model of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display around the same time as the new MacBook, Apple’s larger model has taken a bit longer to get the update. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display ($1,999 - $2,499) goes a step beyond simply adding the Force Touch trackpad, however, with some nice performance boosts to storage and battery life.

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09:54
News: Apple extends agreement with TomTom for Maps

In a simple two-sentence statement, TomTom confirmed that its partnership to provide Apple with maps and related information has been extended, but provided no further details. TomTom has been partnered with Apple since 2012, the same year Apple fired its own internal manager in charge of Maps for iOS 6. Apple recently announced the acquisition of GPS firm Coherent Navigation, which could be another move to bolster the features of Maps. [via 9to5Mac]...

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09:52
Apple releases first Apple Watch update with Watch...


Apple has released the first software update for Apple Watch today with the release of Watch OS 1.0.1. The update is available through the Apple Watch app on iPhone.

The update measures in at 51.6 MB and includes “performance improvements and bug fixes” as Apple notes. In addition to adding support for the 300+ new Emoji characters added in iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3,  Apple lists these as improvements areas:

  • Siri
  • Measuring stand activity
  • Calculating calories for indoor cycling...
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09:40
FTC sides with Apple, other parties concerned with...

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has intervened in the bankruptcy court dispute over the sale of RadioShack customer data, spelling out conditions it feels are needed to protect personal privacy.

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09:01
9to5Toys Last Call: DODOcase 50% off, 5K iMac refurb...

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Today’s can’t miss deals:
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08:56
Mac: Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display (Mid-2015)

Apple has updated its iMac with Retina 5K Display ($1,999 – $2,299) which first debuted last fall, dropping the price of the original model, introducing a second more affordable option, and emphasizing the higher resolution display by adding “5K” to the product’s name. Sporting the same 27” 5120 x 2880 display, the $1,999 model features a 3.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU and AMD Radeon R9 M290 graphics, 8GB of memory and 1TB of storage alongside four USB 3.0 ports and two Thunderbolt 2 ports.

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08:52
British Pathé – the largest archive of history on...

British Pathé:

Follow us through the 20th Century and dive into the good and the bad times of the past. Feel free to explore more than 80,000 videos of filmed history and maybe you’ll find stuff no one else has ever seen.

Do not go to this site if you want to get any work done today. Thanks to my friend Antonio Rosario for the huge time suck.

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08:52
Researcher's Airplane-Hacking Claims May Not Fly


A security researcher who made headlines last month for bragging he'd hacked into a passenger jet's internal computer systems while in flight appears to have performed the act more than a dozen times over a three-year period. Chris Roberts, founder and CTO of One World Labs, told FBI investigators earlier this year that he'd hacked into the flight systems of commercial passenger aircraft from 15-20 times from 2011-2014, and on one occasion "caused one of the airplane engines to climb resulting in a lateral or sideways movement of the plane."

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08:47
Apple Introduces Lightning Dock for iPhone 6 and...

Apple quietly introduced iPhone Lightning Dock, a dock designed specifically for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, though it also works with all Lightning-equipped iPhone models going back to the iPhone 5. It also works with iPod touch (5th Generation) models.


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08:35
Rumor: Apple working on “Find My Watch” feature for...

Apple is implementing a lot of new features for the Apple Watch and Apple TV.

One of them is said to be the ability to find your Apple Watch if it goes missing.

A new report claims Apple is working on a “Find My Watch” implementation that could be paired with a “Smart Leashing” feature that would remind Apple Watch users if they appear to have accidentally left their iPhones behind.

Not surprisingly, Apple is working on a “Find My Watch” feature for the wearable that will allow you to track its location, lock it or remotely wipe its data.

Given the Apple Watch’s reliance on an iPhone, Apple...

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08:33
Apple retains TomTom for Maps as Nokia continues...

TomTom has announced that Apple will continue sourcing data from the company as one data provider for its Maps app on iOS devices and Mac:

Amsterdam, 19 May 2015 – TomTom (AEX: TOM2) has renewed and extended its global agreement with Apple for maps and related information.

Reuters notes that TomTom shares jumped 7 percent to an almost six-year high following the announcement.

Apple has been sourcing data from TomTom for its in-house Maps application since...

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08:31
Apple Pay picks up 34 new banks including NASA, San...

Apple on Tuesday added 34 more financial institutions to the roster supporting Apple Pay, its mobile payment platform for Touch ID-capable iPhones and iPads, as well as the Apple Watch.

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08:28
Apple Updates iMac 5K, Lowers Starting Price to $1,...

Apple updated the iMac with Retina 5K-iMac 5K for short-on Tuesday, rejiggering the line with lower prices. The company added a new entry-level model that starts at US$1,999, and it dropped the price of the high-end model from $2,499 to $2,299.


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08:22
∞ Apple intros new MacBook Pro, lower-priced iMac...

Everyone has been focused on the new gadgets coming out of Cupertino, but Apple’s Mac team has been killing it lately. First the new MacBook, and now updated MacBook Pro and lower-priced iMac with a 5K display. [...]

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08:20
Hanging up my virtual pen

I had the good fortune to be around for the dawn of some of the most significant technological developments in human history: the arrival of personal computers, the emergence of the Internet and the World Wide Web, and the current dominance of social media and mobile devices. These and other technological advances continue to alter our world at an ever accelerating pace. One day Apple is on the verge of bankruptcy. The next day (or so it sometimes seems), it is the largest most profitable company on earth. Who’d have guessed?

There are a lot of people I wish would retire from writing about Apple – Ted Landau is not one of those people. Many of us owe a great debt of thanks to Ted for all of his many years of service to the Mac Community. For me personally, I was a fan of his writing at MacFixIt and he was always extraordinary helpful whenever I emailed him. As a podcaster, I interviewed him several times and, as a speaker at Macworld Expos, I was lucky enough to sit and...

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08:13
Tylt’s Energi Sliding Power Case for iPhone 6 Plus,...

While two dozen battery cases have been released for the iPhone 6, only a handful have become available for the larger iPhone 6 Plus, which can run longer without assistance. But there are definitely situations where even the iPhone 6 Plus can benefit from extra battery life, including international travel and occasional emergencies. And that’s why Tylt has released the Energi Sliding Power Case for iPhone 6 Plus ($100). It’s a true rarity due to its Made for iPhone certification, some unique features, and much better performance for the same price as Mophie...

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08:13
Apple adds 34 new banks and credit unions to list of...

An additional wave of banks and credit unions have signed on to Apple Pay, bringing the total for over 300 for the time being.

Here you go:

1st Financial Federal Credit Union

Affinity Bank

Bank of Springfield

Berkshire Bank

Box Elder Credit Union

C&F Bank

Centennial Bank

Christian Community Credit Union

Community First Credit Union of Florida

Credit Union of Denver

Denver Community Credit Union

Education First Credit Union

Educators Credit Union

First City Credit Union

First Premier Bank

Freedom Credit Union

NASA Federal Credit...

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08:04
Apple re-ups digital maps pact with TomTom

Apple will continue to work with TomTom on mapping data, the Dutch firm revealed on Tuesday, extending one of the oldest and most important partnerships in Apple's expanding navigation and mapping efforts.

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08:01
Apple unveils updated 15-inch MacBook Pro notebook,...

This came a day earlier than rumored.

On Tuesday, Apple announced an upgraded 15-inch MacBook Pro while also offering a cheaper 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display.

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro sports a Force Touch trackpad that allows users to use alternate levels of pressure to activate commands such as previewing links, editing file names, exposing an app’s open windows, and dropping a pin in Maps.

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro also features a new type of flash storage that is 2.5 times faster than the previous model, and is improving battery life by an hour, bringing it up to 9 hours of web browsing or movie playback. The base model starts at US$1,999...

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08:00
What's up? Dock. An Apple Lightning dock

iPhone charging docks that work with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus appeared to be the sole realm of accessory manufacturers until today, when Apple introduced the new iPhone Lightning Dock (US$39). 

Design-wise it is rather plain, just a white plastic rounded square with a built-in Lightning connector, a port to plug in a USB to Lightning charging cable (don't worry, one came with your iPhone, remember?), and a 3.5mm audio line-out port. The iPhone sits at a slight angle instead of standing vertically.

The iPhone Lightning Dock is compatible with all iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 models, as well as the 5th-generation iPod touch. 

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07:46
Report: Apple pulled the plug on its long-rumored...

Talk of a game-changing Retina TV prototype locked away in a secret lair at 1 Infinite Loop pops up every now and again, but at this point, it’s more of a punchline than a much-anticipated product.

And while many of the Apple TV (as in television set, not set-top box) rumors can be blamed on analysts like Gene Munster, who would like to think Apple will take over the HDTV market, the company itself has fueled the fire. It was Apple CEO Steve Jobs who in 2011 told his biographer, Walter Isaacson, that he had at long last cracked the TV user interface and wanted to make an “integrated television set.” Jobs’s successor Tim Cook has also mentioned Apple’s big plans for TV...

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07:44
News: Apple releases iPhone Lightning Dock with...

Apple has released a new iPhone Lightning Dock compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.The product description says Apple-designed cases won’t interfere with docking, but makes no promises about third-party cases. The dock can be plugged into a wall outlet to charge the iPhone using the Apple USB power adapter or connected to a computer with the USB cable to both sync and charge. An audio line-out port provides a connection for powered…

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07:28
Automatic upgrades $100 Bluetooth car dongle,...

Automatic, a Bluetooth dongle that plugs into your car’s on-board diagnostic port to stream data to your iPhone, has been updated to a new version capable of streaming to two apps at the same time. The company has also launched an ‘app store for cars’ in the form of a webpage with download links to 22 apps that are compatible with the device.

We reviewed the original model back in 2013, when Zac Hall described it as smart, fun and interesting. At the time, it could only stream data to Automatic’s own companion app, but the latest version supports two simultaneous Bluetooth data streams, allowing both Automatic and a second app to receive data simultaneously.

Compatible apps include nine business-oriented apps,...

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07:08
Apple rolls out cheaper Retina iMac, 15-inch MacBook...

Apple is upgrading its 15-inch MacBook Pro, while offering a cheaper downgrade for its 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display.

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro has a pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad, following the footsteps of the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the new 12-inch MacBook. Users can press hard on the trackpad to perform special commands, such as previewing links, editing file names, exposing an app’s open windows, and dropping a pin in Maps.

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07:07
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster finally admits he...

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has confidently predicted the imminent arrival of a fully-fledged Apple television year after year, has finally admitted he was just making wild guesses mistaken in his analysis.

Faced with the WSJ‘s report that Apple had considered launching its own TV set but had dropped its plans a full year ago, Munster has issued a note entitled Facing The Reality of No Apple Television, reports Business Insider.

“Given how adamant we have been about the reality of an Apple television, it’s hard to accept the reality of no Apple television,” says Munster in his note. “Our latest thinking prior to this story was that Apple would launch a television in 2016. Based on this report, we no longer expect a television to launch...

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07:03
Piper Jaffray abandons hope for full-fledged Apple...

Longtime Apple television proponent Gene Munster threw in the towel on Tuesday, telling investors that he no longer believes the company has a big-screen set in the works, based on the latest rumors.

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07:02
Apple adds new Lightning dock for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Alongside updates to its MacBook Pro and Retina iMac lines, Apple on Tuesday released a small but long-anticipated accessory for iPhone owners with an all-new Lightning dock designed to work with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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07:00
60Hz TV tracker updated to version 4.0 with...


60Hz, the TV tracking app we’ve previously covered, has received a massive update to version 4.0 today, introducing a completely redesigned interface and many new features to help you find new shows and keep track of your current library.

While version 3 maintained much of the same functionality as version 2 with a fresh coat of paint on top, the newest release has rethought the entire application completely with great results.

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07:00
Today in the App Store — Money Pro, Atlantic Fleet...

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. Today’s notable apps include a discount on Money Pro; the new Atlantic Fleet game; and a maintenance update to LastPass for OS X. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

iOS Apps Now Free

DrumKick [Now free, down from $4.99] DrumKick is the ultimate live performance drum app on-the-go!

Boshi [Now free, down from $0.99] Boshi gives you the opportunity to be a logger in a pixelated winter environment. Just chop wood and enjoy the scenery. How difficult can it be?

MosaicTouch - SUPER EASY PIXELATION [Now free,...

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06:33
Apple gives Retina 5K iMacs a $200 price cut, intros...

Apple just updated the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, but some of its desktops are getting love too. The Retina 5K iMac, formerly available for $2,499, has gotten a $200 price cut. For $2,299, you get a 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) quad-core Core i5 CPU, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB Fusion Drive, and an AMD Radeon R9 M290X GPU. Faster CPUs and GPUs and larger non-Fusion SSDs are all still available as upgrade options, the only difference from the model that was introduced last fall is the price drop.

Joining the $2,299 Retina iMac is a new $1,999 model with lower specs. It includes a non-upgradeable 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo) quad-core Core i5 CPU, a non-upgradeable AMD R9 M290 GPU (not the M290X), 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and a...

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06:28
Yes, I want your goddamn AOL CDs

Jason Scott, of the Internet Archive, wants your AOL CDs. For real.

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06:12
Apple updates iMac, MacBook Pro line

On Tuesday Apple updated its iMac and MacBook Pro model, just weeks before WWDC in San Francisco. The new iMac is a 27-inch model with Retina 5K display for $1999, which makes the line more affordable. At the same time, Apple has dropped the price of the high-end model to $2,299.

Meanwhile, the new 15-inch MacBook Pro gets a Force Touch trackpad, faster flash storage, longer battery life, and a faster discrete graphics option. The updated laptop starts at $1,999.

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06:01
Apple announces new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force...

Some good news for power users ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next month: the company has just updated its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, completing the 2015 MacBook refresh it began with the new MacBook Air, 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the MacBook.

The 15-inch Pros include some upgrades that other MacBooks have gotten this year—faster PCI Express storage enabled by increasing the number of PCIe lanes used from two to four and the Force Touch trackpad are chief among them....

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05:53
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05:47
Apple lowers price of 5K iMac, adds new $1,999...

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new entry-level $1,999 configuration for its ultra high-resolution 5K iMac while dropping the price of the top-end model to just $2,299, making it easier for consumers to get their hands on Retina-quality displays for the desktop.

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05:40
Apple launches new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force...

Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, adding faster Intel processors, as well as the new pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad.

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05:00
The ultimate guide to texting with the Apple Watch

A watch has always had one main job: convey information quickly and reliably to its wearer. Way back in 1893, the Garstin Company of London produced a "Watch Wristlet" that was used by soldiers to coordinate troop movement and synchronize attacks. Over the years, various incarnations of wrist watches have provided at-a-glance information to their wearers, precisely when he or she needed it.

Apple's Watch does this as well, but with a twist: communication. And it's even cooler than the gadgets I dreamed about as a kid.

Dick Tracy. Maxwell Smart. James T. Kirk. Yes, even Penny Gadget. When I was young, they...

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04:06
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03:45
UK to put space seeds in the hands of schoolkids

If we're ever to inhabit other planets in our solar system, we must first make sure that we can grow our own food in order to survive. While space scientists have been experimenting with this for decades, the UK Space Agency, with help from the Royal...

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03:01
Oculus names VR Jam finalists, and here are some of...

Oculus VR's apps and games contest for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition is in full swing. The 2015 Mobile VR Jam contest received quite a number of interesting submissions, including a game that puts you in the POV of a bullet, one that wants yo...

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01:24
Apple and Google push Obama to prevent encryption...

Apple, Google and other major tech companies have urged President Obama not to give the FBI backdoor access to smartphone data, according to the Washington Post. The publication obtained a letter signed by no less than 140 major tech players, securit...

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00:00
Using Netflix on your hotel TV sounds pretty painless

Surprise! Netflix built into hotel-room TVs doesn't seem awful. When Mariott announced that it'd add streaming apps including the House of Cards outfit, Crackle, Hulu Plus, and YouTube into its in-room entertainment options, there was reason for conc...

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22:40
Researchers discover a 'partial workaround...

When your eyes' photoreceptors (the so-called "rods and cones") fail either due to illness or injury, so to does your vision. And until very recently, few options to correct the condition existed -- typically in the form of a bulky and intrusive wear...

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21:45
WSJ: Apple dropped plans for a TV set “more than a...

There have been predictions about an Apple television set so often and for so long that it has become a sort of running gag among Apple watchers, but a new report from The Wall Street Journal has poured yet more cold water on those forecasts. The typical "people familiar with the matter" tell the WSJ that Apple had "a small team" working on a TV set for a few years, but that the team had been disbanded and its members reassigned to other projects "more than a year ago."

The main problem, according to the report, was a lack of innovative features that would distinguish an Apple TV set from its competitors....

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21:06
Apple, other tech companies ask Obama to reject...

In a letter to be delivered to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Apple is among a group of signatories requesting the White House reject incoming government proposals that would modify current policies to allow law enforcement access to encrypted user data.

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20:51
US Navy's cheap and tiny Cicada drones can...

The Navy's Cicada drone has reemerged looking smaller than ever. Navy scientists have been developing the tiny smart glider since 2006 and even performed a flight test back in 2011. This newest iteration, which has been presented at the Department of...

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19:39
Scientists close to brewing morphine (or heroin)...

Sugar is basically ubiquitous and it looks like it could be used to make morphine, which is a refined form of heroin. Recent research shows that a genetically modified strain of yeast, when exposed to sugar, could be used to ferment the opioid. Yes, ...

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18:58
WSJ: Apple shelved its HDTV plans last year

Ever wondered what happened to that Apple HDTV we've been hearing rumors about for years ? According to The Wall Street Journal, those rumors weren't baseless speculation, as the company did work on a television set for nearly a decade. Unfortunately...

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18:44
Behind Apple’s move to shelve TV plans

The Wall Street Journal:

Investor Carl Icahn said he expects Apple Inc. to introduce an ultra-high-definition television in 2016. But after nearly a decade of research, Apple quietly shelved plans to make such a set more than a year ago, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apple had searched for breakthrough features to justify building an Apple-branded television set, those people said. In addition to an ultra-high-definition display, Apple considered adding sensor-equipped cameras so viewers could make video calls through the set, they said.

Ultimately, though, Apple executives didn’t consider any of those features compelling enough to enter the highly competitive television market, led by Samsung Electronics Co.

It’s been an open secret for years that Apple has tested many variations of television sets but just couldn’t find a way to include features compelling enough to bring it to market. Regardless of what Icahn wants or believes, Apple...

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18:31
Ricoh invents super-efficient power-producing rubber

No, this is not an image of a delicious Fruit Roll-Up, it's actually a unique new flexible material from Ricoh that can create electricity from pressure and vibration. Dubbed "Energy-Generating Rubber," this piezoelectric mat combines the best featur...

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17:57
Makulu Gives Unity a Good Name


Makulu Linux now is one of the first major distros to integrate the Unity desktop. It was more than worth the wait! The Unity desktop is Ubuntu's flagship desktop environment. Parent company Canonical pushed through its development several years ago as a way of introducing users to its "unifying" computing platform for all devices. It removed the traditional panel bar and two-column application menu. It replaced both with an expanding sidebar that lost most of the configurability and functionality of the Linux panel.

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17:41
Carl Icahn Steps Up Pressure on Apple and Tim Cook...

Activist investor Carl Icahn stepped up his pressure on Apple and company CEO Tim Cook to increase share buybacks. In an open letter designed as much to influence investors as Apple's management, Mr. Icahn made the argument that Apple's stock is worth US$240 share today based on his believe that Apple will dominate the television market in 2016 and the automobile industry by 2020. Bryan Chaffin walks you through the pretinents.


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17:19
Apple reportedly iced plans to build television set...

Countering recently voiced expectations from activist investor Carl Icahn, a report on Monday claims Apple had plans to release an ultra-high-definition television set by 2016, but abandoned the idea more than one year ago.

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17:04
WSJ: Apple dropped its plans for UHDTV with video...

Earlier today, investor Carl Icahn published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which he predicted that Apple would enter the television market with 55-inch and 65-inch UHD TVs. This evening, however, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple currently has no plans to enter the highly competitive TV market.

The report claims that Apple has began researching the possibility of entering the television market nearly 10 years ago, but has never been able to find a “breakthrough” feature that would set its offerings apart. Apple reportedly considered adding cameras to its TVs for FaceTime functionality. The company also looked into a...

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16:50
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16:37
Longtime iTunes partner Starbucks goes big with...

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of Apple’s streaming music service next month, Spotify today has revealed a new agreement with longtime Apple partner Starbucks. Spotify will team up with the coffee giant to offer enhanced music playback controls for both users and employees in 7,000 U.S.-based Starbucks locations.

As part of the partnership, all 150,000 Starbucks retail employees will receive a free Spotify Premium account. The employees, along with the 60 million members of the Starbucks rewards program, will then be able to control the music in the store. Starbucks...

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15:53
With Starbucks deal Spotify looks to build out...

Spotify on Monday announced a joint initiative with Starbucks that will see the world's largest coffeehouse chain stream its music in stores, promote premium Spotify subscription tiers and grant current users access to Starbucks' rewards program.

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15:52
NASA's $2.25M Challenge: 3D-Print a Space Base


NASA and America Makes have challenged innovators in the additive construction market to design a habitat for deep space exploration for the first stage of the competition and to fabricate such facilities in the second phase. The organizations will award a $50,000 prize and a pair of $1.1 million purses for the winners of the multistage challenge. Entrants have been challenged to design a 3D-printable habitat for the first phase of the competition, and the team that wins that level will be awarded $50,000.

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15:06
Will Apple TV Be Busting Out All Over?


I want to believe that Apple will launch a new Apple TV hardware device in June at WWDC -- but holy macaroni, it's been more than three years since Apple introduced the third-generation Apple TV. Of course, Apple made a barely noticeable hardware tweak more than two years ago, but I'm begging for an Apple TV that's far more than just a utilitarian tool -- and on the surface, many signs seem to point toward such a revelation at WWDC. Before I get to the core rumors and signs, I should admit that a small part of me remains skeptical.

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15:00
AWT News Update: May 18, 2015

Monday blues got ya down? We've got all sorts of good Apple news to cheer you up and bring a smile back to your face:

  • Carl Icahn issues a missive on Apple and the stock rises
  • Sprint will deliver a new smartphone to your home and set it up for you with a new service
  • There's a SoundCloud Apple Watch companion app. Contain your excitement...
  • TwelveSouth is shipping its charging stand, the $49.99 HiRise for Apple Watch
  • Audible adds CarPlay support to its app, and Mercedes-Benz will have a Watch companion app available by this fall

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14:00
Hands on with the Duet iPhone and Apple Watch Dock

Duet dock image via antsy labs

Now that the Apple Watch has been out for nearly a month, accessories are starting to arrive in droves. Among the most highly anticpated are the charging docks that make it possible to make your Watch charging setup look more classy than just having that cable and “puck” running to the back of your smartwatch. Antsy Labs of Denver, Colorado has a great-looking and functional dock named Duet ($99, available now for a $79 pledge) that is getting Kickstarter funding right now, and with three weeks to go the campaign has already exceeed its goal. Matt and Mark from Antsy sent Apple World Today a prototype to try out, and here’s our review.

Design

The basic idea behind the Duet is that it can charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously. Expertly machined from aluminum, the dock will come in three...

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13:34
Audible enables CarPlay support, Mercedes-Benz...

Amazon-owned Audible on Monday added CarPlay support to its audiobook app for iOS, while Mercedes-Benz revealed an upcoming Apple Watch app that will handle functions like navigation and vehicle status updates.

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13:04
Court of Appeals Says Samsung's Legal Payments...

Mark Wilson writes: Patent lawsuits in the world of technology are nothing new, and the case between Apple and Samsung resulted in one of the largest fines ever being handed down. Samsung was order to pay $930 million in damages after a court found that the company had violated Apple patents with its smartphone and tablet designs. Today the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned part of the original ruling, saying that the jury was wrong to say that Samsung infringed on Apple's trade dress intellectual property. The exact details of what this will mean are yet to come out, but it should lead to a fairly hefty reduction in Samsung's legal costs.


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12:04
President Obama borrows iPhone for first tweet,...

Last week potential Republican Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush made headlines when he was spotted wearing an Apple Watch on the still-exploring-but-definitely-running campaign trail, using the press opportunity as a chance to dish out the zinger that its health apps were better than Obamacare.

The White House has given its own endorsement of Apple today, however, as President Obama launched his own personal Twitter account (not to be confused with the OFA-ran @BarackObama account) with a tweet that originated from an iPhone....

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11:29
President Obama uses iPhone to make first post on...

U.S. President Barack Obama made his first post from a personal Twitter account on Monday, doing so from an Executive Office iPhone despite previous worries about the device's security.

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11:29
News: Appeals court cuts award in Apple’s $930M win...

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has vacated a portion of the damages initially awarded to Apple in a 2012 jury verdict against Samsung. While the appeals court affirmed the prior verdicts on design and utility patent infringements, it reversed the findings “that the asserted trade dresses are protectable.” In 2012, the jury originally found that certain elements of the iPhone’s design were famous, and found to be…

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11:20
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 18...

Notable software releases this week include Postbox 4.0.1, Voila 3.8.4, Final Cut Pro X 10.2.1 and Motion 5.2.1, and FileMaker Pro/FileMaker Pro Advanced 14.

 

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