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Thursday October 1

Pessimistic, questionable iPhone supplier rumor...

Shares of Apple stock fell more than 2 percent in early trading Thursday, following a highly questionable report from the Far East claiming that Apple's integrated circuit suppliers are concerned over the prospect of fewer iPhone-related chip orders.

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How Steve Jobs fleeced Carly Fiorina


Ms. Fiorina’s trainwreck stint at HP has been well documented. But I want to address one tiny but telling aspect of her misbegotten reign: an episode that involved her good friend Steve Jobs. It is the story of the HP iPod.

The iPod, of course, was Apple’s creation, a groundbreaking digital music player that let you have “a music library in your pocket.” Introduced in 2001, it gained steam over the next few years and by the end of 2003, the device was a genuine phenomenon. So it was news that in January 2004, Steve Jobs and Carly Fiorina made a deal where HP could slap its name on Apple’s wildly successful product. Nonetheless, HP still managed to botch things. It could not have been otherwise, really, because Steve Jobs totally outsmarted the woman who now claims she can run the United States of America.

I can talk about this with some authority. Not only have I written a book about the iPod, but I interviewed Fiorina face to face when she introduced...

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Tweetbot 4 for iOS adds redesigned iPad UI and new...

Tweetbot for iOS has undergone another big upgrade today. The new release marks the first time the iPad version of the app has been redesigned to match the all-new UI introduced in iOS 7. iPhone users need not feel left out, however, as this update has a set of new features and design tweaks for you as well.

Let’s dive right in and take a look at what’s new.

New Features

The new features in Tweetbot 4 appear across both iPhone and iPad, bringing the two apps in line for the first time in a while. This is aided by the iPad’s new design, which we’ll discuss later....

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OS X El Capitan and pro music software compatibility

Good list of some of the top companies and where they stand with compatibility. Obviously, this will continue to change. Personally, I keep my music production machine a version back to ensure all of my music software works.

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9to5Toys Last Call: iPad Air Wi-FI + LTE $300,...

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Fuck you Google

Google is close to rolling out a tool named “Customer Match” which, it appears, will combine a logged-in Google account with any email address handed by a customer to a retailer to create lists of addresses to target specific users with marketing material.

Creepy bastards.

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James Bell, Former Boeing CFO, Joins Apple Board of...

Former Boing CFO James Bell has joined Apple's board of directors, filling the vacancy left by Mickey Drexler earlier this year. Mr. Bell worked for Boeing for 38 years, and at one point served as interim CEO.

The Mac Observer Spin: Apple's board is complete again, and now with a little more diversity. Welcome to Tim Cook's Apple.

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Some early iPhone 6s, 6s Plus adopters reporting...

There may be some issues to sort out with the first batches of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets.

Following last week’s launch of the newest iPhones, a number of customers have reported issues ranging from overheating Touch ID buttons to random power-offs, significant audio distortion, and 3D Touch glitches.

The problems include the following:

– Touch ID: Some users of the iPhone 6s have reported that their Home buttons/Touch ID scanners are becoming “really hot” to the touch, a problem that can apparently be resolved by holding down the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for 10 seconds to reset the phone.

– Power: Some iPhone...

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OS X 10.11 El Capitan: TidBITS Answers Your Questions

Have questions about OS X 10.11 El Capitan? We’ve got answers! And if you come up with more questions, ask them in the comments, and we’ll do our best to update the article with what you need to know.


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James Bell, former Boeing CFO, corporate president,...

Impressive resume, interesting choice.

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iFixit app pulled from App Store following fourth-...

This kind of falls under the category of “Invoking the Wrath of Apple”.

Or at least its legal department.

The coolest of cats over at iFixit, famous for providing amazing hardware teardown and repair guides for assorted gadgets, had their developer account canceled after publishing a teardown of the new Apple TV developer unit in violation of Apple’s terms and conditions.

As such, iFixit’s app has been pulled from the App Store.

iFixit offered the following statement regarding the situation in a blog post:

Not too long ago, we tore down the Apple TV and Siri Remote. The developer unit we disassembled was sent to us by Apple. Evidently,...

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Apple 'trying to fix' problem of iPhone...

Though obstacles with partners remain, Apple has made some progress in addressing the issue of carrier roaming charges for iPhone owners, and continues to work toward a solution that will be beneficial to consumers, senior VP Eddy Cue has revealed.

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Former Boeing CFO James Bell joins Apple board of...

Apple announced today that James Bell, the former CFO and onetime interim CEO of The Boeing Company, has joined the company's board of directors. Bell was with Boeing for 38 years, overseeing Boeing Capital Corporation and Boeing Shared Services. In 2005, Bell served as the aerospace giant's interim CEO.

Apple CEO Tim Cook commented, "James brings a wealth of global, financial and industrial experience form his successful career at Boeing as corporate president and CFO. I am thrilled to welcome him to the board of directors and I look forward to working with him."

For his part, Bell is an Apple fan, saying "I am an avid user of Apple products and  have a tremendous respect for the company's ability to innovate. I am delighted to join the Apple board and look forward to contributing to its continued success in any way I can." 

Bell joins the board after the departures of Mickey Drexler in March and Bill Campbell last September. Apple's investors have a high...

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Apple invents ring-style wearable device with voice...

Mac shrinks to phone, phone shrinks to watch, watch shrinks to ring. A natural progression.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan update

OS X 10.11 El Capitan hit yesterday and users are making up their minds about it.

The updated operating system, available as a free upgrade, offers the following fixes and changes:

– Spotlight now lets users search for files and other content in natural language, and access new kinds of information such as weather, stocks, and public transit schedules. Some other system-wide feature additions include a Split View fullscreen mode, a more streamlined Mission Control, and a series of upgrades to Chinese and Japanese language support, such as new fonts and better keyboard and trackpad input.

– Safari now supports pinned tabs, pushing Web video via AirPlay, and muting tabs via the...

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Oh Samsung

Arthur Neslen, writing for The Guardian:

Independent lab tests have found that some Samsung TVs in Europe appear to use less energy during official testing conditions than they do during real-world use, raising questions about whether they are set up to game energy efficiency tests.


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Apple’s official list of El Capitan enhancements

That is one long list.

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Apple Bans iFixit Repair App From App Store After...

alphadogg writes: iFixit, the fix-it-yourself advocate for users of Apple, Google and other gear, has had its repair manual app banned from Apple's App Store after it conducted an unauthorized teardown of Apple TV and Siri remote. iFixit blogged "we're a teardown and repair company; teardowns are in our DNA -- and nothing makes us happier than figuring out what makes these gadgets tick. We weighed the risks, blithely tossed those risks over our shoulder, and tore down the Apple TV anyway." iFixit does still have Windows and Android apps, and has no immediate plans to rewrite its Apple app to attempt being reinstated.


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News: Former Boeing CFO James Bell elected to Apple’...

James Bell, former Chief Financial Officer and corporate president of Boeing, has been elected to Apple’s Board of Directors, Apple announced. Bell worked for Boeing for 38 years, and was the company’s interim CEO in 2005. Apple notes that Bell also sits on the board of directors at JP Morgan Chase, Dow Chemical Company, and CDW. “I am an avid user of Apple products and have a tremendous respect for the company’s ability to innovate,”…

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Apple adds former Boeing CFO James Bell to its board...

Apple on Thursday announced a new addition to its board of directors: former chief financial officer and interim CEO of The Boeing Company.

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Apple published a new Press Release

Apple just published a new Press Release:

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iFixit’s Apple TV Tear Down Screwed Developers

Apple rarely gives developers early access to unreleased products, and iFixit may have ruined that for everyone. iFixit is known for their detailed tear downs for new devices, and the company found itself on Apple's bad side after taking apart an early access Apple TV developer kit and posting what's inside on its website.

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Reports: Telstra Customers Suffering Crippling...

An anonymous reader writes: It appears a large number of customers of Telstra (one of Australia's largest telcos) have been suffering crippling speeds while attempting to connect to any Apple Service for the better part of four days. Reports indicate this is affecting Apple Music, Apple App Stores (on both iOS and OSX) and are stopping many Telstra customers from getting access to app updates and the much anticipated El Capitan release of OS X. Mobile phone customers as well as home broadband customers seem to be affected at this stage with a large number of posts both on Twitter and the Whirlpool Broadband Forum. It appears one Twitter user has also fully summarised all the issues in a single post including many of the Twitter posts as well.


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In-depth review: Apple's iPhone 6s & 6s...

Last year's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus introduced a larger, slimmer form factor housing higher resolution Retina HD screens and improvements in processors, cameras and wireless. While Apple's latest 6s and 6s Plus models look virtually identical, the company has significantly improved nearly every key feature, from a stronger glass and metal exterior outside to high-performance components inside, including a new pressure sensitive 3D Touch display.

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News: Daily Deal: Titan Lightning and Titan Loop MFi...

Today’s your last chance to pick up the Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable for only $19.95 or the Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable for $24.99. These virtually indestructible Lightning cables are wrapped in flexible, industrial-strength steel and backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty so they can withstand all types of outside elements from electricity spikes to happy puppies looking for a chew toy. In addition to the toughness of the…

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Apple files a patent for an 'Apple Ring'

Apple has given us a watch. Will it give us an Apple Ring? The company has filed an application with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for "devices and methods for a ring computing device."

Per the patent, a user controls an external electronic device with a finger-ring-mounted touchscreen that includes a computer processor, wireless transceiver, and rechargeable power source. The ring would have a variety of the features of the Apple Watch.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that the use of touch-sensitive surfaces as input devices for computers and other electronic computing devices has increased significantly in recent years. Many take advantage of touch-sensitive surfaces such as touchpads and touch-screen displays. 

However, Apple says that the use of existing touchpads and touch-screen displays, may be "cumbersome, inconvenient, or inefficient for certain tasks and applications." A user's hands may be preoccupied...

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NetMarketShare: Mac OS X up, iOS down in September...

According to the latest market share survey from NetMarketShare, the market share for Mac OS X and iOS both dipped in September.

According to the report, among desktop operating systems, Mac OS X had 7.72% of the global market share in September compared to 7.53% in August (that’s global market share; in the US it’s over 12%). The all-time high for OS X was in October 2013 when it had 7.73%. Windows remains dominant with 90.54% as of September. That's up from 90.84 % in August.

iOS had 38.58% of the mobile operating system market share in September, down from 40.82% in August. This compares to 53.54% for Android, 2.48% for Windows Phone and 1.73% for Java ME, and 1.38% for Symbian. Android was up from 52.54% in August. The all-time high for iOS was in July 2012 with 65.94%.

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Developers aren't rushing to make Apple Watch...

Developer support for the Apple Watch has been met with limited adoption while the benefits afforded to those supporting Apple Watch "remain unclear," according to a report by Strategy Analytics. Even Health & Fitness developers – a category heavily promoted by Apple - are reticent to extend support for Apple Watch across their entire portfolio of apps, notes the research group.

Despite arriving on the platform early, companies like Runtastic, MapMyFitness and Nike haven't extended Apple Watch support to more than 25 percent of their portfolio, according to the report. The most popular category on iPhone -- Games – has seen less than 3% support on Apple Watch among the 200 most popular games, adds Strategy Analytics.

"When Apple Watch launched in April there was significant enthusiasm and competitive pressure to support the platform without any...

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The Gravitas is the heavyweight of iOS docks

Henge-Docks' US$89 Lightning Gravitas is a serious dock for iPhones and iPads. With all-metal construction that weighs in at about 2.5 pounds, this dock is going to stay on your desk.

Despite its heft, it has a small footprint (3 x 3.3 x 2.5 inches). How's that possible? The folks at Henge-Dock says it's due to a metal alloy that's "265% more dense than aluminum."

As you might guess from its name, the Lightning Gravitas is designed to work with iOS devices equipped with a Lightning connector. However, it also sports a USB port for charging and syncing (more on this in a moment), so it will work with just about any iPhone or iPad. I'm not sure about the upcoming iPad Pro and the product website doesn't mention the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. However, the Gravatis worked just find with my iPhone 6s Plus.

Of course, these devices come in various sizes. That's why the Gravitas comes equipped with inserts...

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Hands-on with Disk Utility in El Capitan: Tool for...

Disk Utility hadn’t changed much over the years. The hoary app used for creating logical divisions in disks, applying first aid to ones with data damage, and repairing permissions seemed a thing from a previous age. With El Capitan, Apple has done more than slap on a fresh coat of paint. It has most of the same features, but the interaction and display is entirely different.

Expert users may be frustrated and resort to learning the ins and outs of diskutil, the command-line utility available via Terminal that’s always had more switches and controls than the graphical Disk Utility.

But for many users who need to make quick and rare trips to this software, it could be an improvement: less frightening, easy to use, and harder to make mistakes.

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How to use the Activation Lock feature in watchOS 2

watchOS 2 offers an Activation Lock for your Apple Watch. It turns on automatically when you set up Find My iPhone on your paired iPhone. With Activation Lock, your Apple ID and password will be required before anyone can unpair your Apple Watch from your iPhone or pair and use your Apple smartwatch with a new iPhone.

To see if Activation Lock is on, open the Watch app on your iPhone, tap the My Watch tab, then tap My Watch. If you see Mark as Missing, then Activation Lock is on. You can also go to and enter your device's serial number. 

If your smartwatch is lost or stolen and Activation Lock is on, you can mark your Apple Watch as missing to stop anyone from reactivating your device without your permission. Alas, while you can use Find My iPhone Activation Lock with your Apple Watch, Find My iPhone can't be used to locate a lost Apple Watch or place one in Lost Mode. However, Mark as...

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Hands-on with Spotlight in El Capitan: Location info...

Recently, I took a close look at Spotlight in Yosemite. With the release of El Capitan, it's time to look again at Spotlight, which gets some new features with the OS upgrade.

Location, location

Spotlight has added a handful of new features—mainly sources it uses for searches—but the most useful is the way Spotlight includes your location in searches. (You can turn this off in the Spotlight pane of System Preferences; uncheck “Allow Spotlight Suggestions in Spotlight and Look up” if you don’t want Spotlight to use your location.)

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Hands-on with Notes 4 in El Capitan

Apple’s Notes is reportedly one of the most popular apps on the Mac. Makes sense, since it comes with every Mac and it syncs between your Macs and iOS devices. It’s a lightweight app good for jotting things down.

I stopped using Notes a long time ago in favor of Evernote. I don’t think I’m going to drop Evernote anytime soon; I have too many notes saved in Evernote to completely abandon it. But I am interested in the new features in Notes 4 to see how it can fit into my workflow.

Jason Snell took a look at Notes 4 in his first look of the El Capitan public beta. Here, I’ll take a closer look at the changes and new features using the El Capitan golden master.

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Apple invents ring-style wearable device with voice...

It seems rumors that claimed Apple conducted research into an "iRing" wearable product were based in reality, as a new patent application reveals work on a finger-mounted device stuffed with microphones, motion sensors, a haptic feedback system, biometric sensors, cameras and even a small display.

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Part of Fifa 16 coins Stock the reason the...

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The opposition defense is significantly smarter about interfering with transferring lanes and intercepting passes, which gives a more earnest challenge (specifically at advanced difficulties) and also backs FIFA 16 off the predecessor's overabundance of big takes on.

Users still must play a really active defense without expecting computer teammates to help up to they do on offense.

But when I recognized the particular CPU building up its attack in the same manner I would, I started bouncing its passing routes, picking over ball without attempting a harmful tackle.

Part of the reason the particular women’s game showcases FIFA at its best is really...

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Cheap Fifa Coins PS to a smothering AI security

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Football! your note of Cheap Fifa Coins PS excitement hanging inside the air, allow me a instant of clarity. FIFA is a hardcore game to review. It's a great aggregation of several years’ well worth of features and modes, that are changed and updated to be able to varying degrees with each new release. Anyone who’s played FIFA, or perhaps PES, or any sports video game will know, it’s impossible to essentially know how you feel that game until you’ve played that for months;

Loved it, resented it, loved it again, and decided it’s, you know, alright to get a game you’ve played for 3 hundred hours....

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Wednesday September 30

CleanMyMac 3.1

Ensures full support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and makes several improvements to the all-purpose cleaning and maintenance app. ($39.95 new, free update, 30.5 MB)


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How to organize iPhone 6s photos in iOS 9

With iPhone 6s' 12MP iSight and 5MP FaceTime cameras, Apple bumped the specs of the world's most popular digital shooter, giving users a good excuse to create mountains of data. Using iOS 9's built-in Photos app can help you manage this flood of photographs from the moment you press the shutter button.

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 7.3.1

Improves support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and fixes numerous bugs. ($74.95/$124.95 new, free update, 53.1/53.7 MB)


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Google, Microsoft agree to end years-long patent war

Google and Microsoft have agreed to settle an ongoing patent feud concerning communications and video technology, bringing an end to about 20 lawsuits lodged in the U.S. and Germany, the companies said Wednesday.

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BBEdit 11.1.3

Maintenance update fixes a variety of reported issues. ($49.99 new, free update, 11.6 MB)


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Microsoft and Google bury all patent infringement...

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and Google Inc (GOOGL.O) have agreed to bury all patent infringement litigation against each other, the companies announced on Wednesday, settling 18 cases in the United States and Germany.


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Apple stops iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 code signing as...

After the release of iOS 9.0.2 on Wednesday, which fixed a number of bugs including a lock screen exploit, Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 firmware for compatible devices, prohibiting users who updated from downgrading.

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New Sonos Speaker Costs $500 but New Smart Tuner Is...

Sonos on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its top-of-the-line Play:5 speaker. The redesigned speaker includes three mid-woofers and three tweeters, and it can be set up in three orientations: by itself, or paired with another speaker -- either vertically for tight sound, or horizontally for a more immersive experience, the company said. Along with the new speaker, Sonos introduced Trueplay, an application for iPhones and iPads that's designed to make it easier to tune its wireless speakers to a room's acoustic profile.

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Following release of iOS 9.0.2, Apple stops signing...

Following the release of iOS 9.0.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch this morning, Apple has closed the signing window for iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0. This means that users can no longer downgrade from  a more recent version of the operating system to either of those older builds. This is something Apple always does […]

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AWT News Update: September 30, 2015

Whew, we almost didn't get this podcast out today thanks to an incompatibility with some software. But we did, and the news is:

  • Software updates come hard and fast from Apple today
  • iFixit gets its hands slapped and the keys to the car taken away
  • iFixit also found out that the iPhone 6s isn't waterproof, but it's certainly more water resistant
  • Several third-party apps get the El Capitan treatment

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for September 30, 2015. I want to thank all of our listeners this month, as you pushed us to a new record number of podcast downloads. We appreciate everything you do for us!

Right on...

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TextWrangler 5.0

Major new release for the free text editor with a number of new features. (Free, 9.5 MB)


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iOS 9.0.2 fixes lockscreen privacy bug that allowed...

With the release of iOS 9.0.2 this morning Apple has fixed a flaw in the lockscreen that allowed anyone to access photos and contacts without actually unlocking the phone. The bug was widely publicized on Twitter and other social media outlets. Apple highlighted the change as the only security fix in today’s release in a […]

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Apple removes iOS app chronicling victims of US...

Apple has pulled an app from the iOS App Store, Metadata+, claiming that its documentation of deaths in U.S. military drone strikes is "content that many users would find objectionable."

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Google Lines Up a Batch of Marshmallow-Ready Hardware

Google on Tuesday introduced a pair of new phablets, a couple of Chromecasts and the first tablet it built by itself. The unveilings took place at the company's Nexus event in San Francisco. Months of leaks drew very accurate portraits of the $499 Huawei Nexus 6P and $379 LG Nexus 5X and other Android hardware, but Google filled in the details ahead of the expected Oct. 5 release of its next mobile operating system: Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Google has billed the Nexus 6P as its "most premium phone" to date.

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Pad & Quill Classic Band for Apple Watch

Up to this point, the only band that I had on my 42mm Space Gray Apple Watch Sport Edition was the standard plain black sport band. Now, I have no complaints with the band -- it's comfortable, lightweight, and flexes with my arm -- but it's just plain boring. So it was with a great deal of excitement that I installed a new Pad & Quill Classic Band for Apple Watch (US$89.95) on my Watch. Read on for a full review.


If you like classic leather watch bands, then you'll be completely in love with the Classic Band. Like all of Pad & Quill's products, it is handmade and even signed on the back by the artisan who did the leatherwork. That's a personal touch that you just don't find on the impersonal, machine-made bands that Apple sells. You'd think that for $149, perhaps Apple could grace its leather Classic...

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Safari 9.0

Update brings many of the features available in Safari 9.0 for OS X 10.11 El Capitan to 10.10 Yosemite and 10.9 Mavericks. (Free, 85.4 MB)


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Apple blocks iFixit dev account following fourth-gen...

Apple has banned iFixit's developer account and pulled its app from the App Store after the repair firm dismantled a fourth-generation Apple TV dev kit it received as part of Apple's pre-release program.

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Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 update

It’s not the biggest iOS update in the world, but it might make a difference.

On Wednesday, Apple released iOS 9.0.2. The update, a 71.8 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:

– Fixes an issue with the setting to turn on or off app cellular data usage.

– Resolves an issue that prevented iMessage activation for some users.

– Resolves an issue where an iCloud backup could be interrupted after starting a manual backup.

– Fixes an issue where the screen could incorrectly rotate when receiving notifications.

– Improves the stability of Podcasts.

iOS 9.0.2 is available as an over-the-air update or via iTunes and requires an iPhone 4s or later, iPad...

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Review: Speck CandyShell Clear and CandyShell Inked...

While many case companies have started retroactively adding "iPhone 6s" to their existing cases, Speck has recently introduced two new cases designed for iPhone 6/6s. (We tried the cases on the 6s, as we will continue to do going forward.) CandyShell Clear ($35) is Speck's first completely clear case, offering CandyShell protection while showing off the iPhone 6s. CandyShell Inked Jonathan Adler ($50) is a special series in conjunction with renowned designer Jonathan Adler. The line comes in seven different designs. Coverage for the sleep/wake button and volume controls are included on both cases.{/exp:char_limit}

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Apple yanks iFixit app from the store, bans...

The electronics repair site iFixit says that after it published its detailed teardown of the upcoming Apple TV hardware, Apple reached out to say that the company had violated the developer agreement and revoked the account that was used to obtain the device. The iFixit app, which was previously available on the App Store for free, […]

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Skype for Mac now supports Split View on OS X El...

Just in time for Apple’s official release of OS X El Capitan, Microsoft is out with a new version of Skype with features only available on the new operating system. Available in Skype 7.13 for Mac, the messaging and video chatting app now supports Apple’s new Split View feature for running Skype side-by-side with another […]

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OS X El Capitan still exposed to vulnerabilities in...

OS X El Capitan, launched earlier on Wednesday, still contains serious vulnerabilities in its Gatekeeper and Keychain features, according to security researchers.

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The News about Apple News

“iOS 9: A Take Control Crash Course” author Josh Centers takes you on a tour of the new Apple News app in iOS 9, offering tips and tricks. Does it offer enough to appease serious news junkies?


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OS X El Capitan is here: Quick instructions on how...

OS X 10.11 El Capitan just became available for download and installation by Mac owners. Here's a quick guide on how to make a fast and easy transition from OS X Yosemite to OS X El Capitan.

Check your system to make sure it can run OS X El Capitan

If your Mac is running OS X Yosemite, your Mac can run El Capitan as the two operating systems have the same system requirements. If you're doing an update from an earlier version, here's a list of the minimum Mac models that can run El Capitan -- just know that the Mac must have a 64-bit CPU, meaning an Intel Core 2 Duo or newer processor:

  • iMac (mid-2007 or newer)
  • MacBook (13-inch aluminum late 2008 or 13-inch early 2009, or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch mid-2009, 15-inch mid/late 2007, 17-inch late 2007 or newer) MacBook Air (late 2008 or newer)
  • Mac mini (early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (early 2008 or newer)
  • Xserve (early 2009)


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Gatekeeper bypass in OS X relies on renaming an app

A researcher has discovered that the OS X Gatekeeper setting to restrict app launching only to those cryptographically signed by Apple or to both Apple and third-party developers has a flaw: A signed app can access other software or components that have been replaced with malware without a separate verification stage.

“Gatekeeper only verifies that first application,” says Patrick Wardle, the director of research at enterprise research firm Synack. That means s malicious party can swap out a dynamic software library, a command-line executable (such as a script), or another app with a same-named version. In his testing, Wardle found that a signed Photoshop installer would load plug-ins from another directory that were changed out for malware without any further notification. He also tested with an Apple-distributed program that he declined to disclose at Apple’s request.

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OS X El Capitan is to Yosemite as Snow Leopard was...

Apple has released OS X El Capitan, a new version of OS X that refines the Mac experience and improves system performance. El Capitan is to OS X Yosemite as Snow Leopard was to Leopard. In other words, it concentrates more in improvements and performance gains rather than new features. 

El Capitan introduces enhancements to window management, built-in apps and Spotlight search, and makes everyday activities — from launching apps to accessing email — faster and more responsive, according to Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. He adds that El Capitan offers 1.4x acceleration in app launching, 2x acceleration in app switching, 3x accleration for the display of the first Mail messages, and up to 4x faster speed sin opening PDFs in Preview.

OS X El Capitan refinements begin with the new system font, San Francisco, the typeface probably best known as the typeface on the Apple Watch. Mission Control, which lets you view all open windows,...

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First look video: Split View, new Mission Control in...

Apple's next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, is now available as a free download, and compatible with all Macs that run OS X Yosemite. AppleInsider offers a quick rundown of a couple of the things you can do with your newly updated Mac.

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Black Hats Offer Million-Dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty

Zerodium has posted a million-dollar bounty for juicy iOS 9 bugs or jailbreaks.
Zerodium runs a market where exploits and vulnerabilities are bought and sold, according to Damballa. "While there is no insight into a specific buyer, we can assume if an exploit for iOS 9 is found, Zerodium will sell it for way more than $1 million," wrote Loucif Kharouni, senior threat researcher at Damballa. "Finding an iOS 9 security breach would have severe repercussions for millions of iPhone users."

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Mac: Apple OS X El Capitan

Introduced during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June and released as a public beta over the summer, Apple has just officially released OS X El Capitan (Free), the next generation of its OS X operating system, and the third iteration of its California-themed releases. El Capitan is a slightly smaller update from its predecessors, focusing primarily on user interface improvements such as a new Split View to allow two apps to be neatly arranged side-by-side in full screen — reminiscent of the similar iPad feature introduced in iOS 9 — as well as UI enhancements to Mission Control, improved searching in Spotlight, and some handy improvements to the Mail, Notes, Maps, and Photos apps.

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Apple releases Safari 9 for Yosemite

Our review of El Capitan and our hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan takes a deep dive with key new features in Apple’s browser that are quite useful. But if you’re not ready to upgrade to El Capitan just yet, you’re in luck. Apple released Safari 9 for Yosemite on Wednesday, which has some of the features in Safari for El Capitan.

According to Apple, the new features in Safari 9 for Yosemite include:

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Since Apple has stopped paying Promise to build and test upgraded firmware for the e610f for Mac, there have been two very full firmware updates for the e610f. Does anyone know if there's a way to get these out of warranty mac e610f controllers to accept a regular e610f firmware update?


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MediaTek outs two new SDKs for building HomeKit...

MediaTek is today launching support for Apple’s new HomeKit platform for iPhone-connected home automation accessories with new SDKs for two of the company’s systems-on-a-chip (SoC) products. That means that manufacturers using the MediaTek chips can now easily support HomeKit for controlling products from iOS apps and Siri. MediaTek, a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a […]

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Apple launches OS X 10.11 El Capitan: Here's...

Apple just released its next-generation operating system for Macs, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, to the public.

If you haven’t been using a developer or public beta version over the last few months, here’s how to upgrade from Yosemite to El Capitan: First, make sure you can. El Capitan supports the follow Macs running OS X Snow Leopard and on:

  • iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
  • MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)

Is your Mac on that list? Then head on over to the Mac App Store and click on Updates. El Capitan will show up as a software update. You can also click on this link to go directly to the El Capitan download.


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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan to the App Store

Apple has just released the final public version of OS X El Capitan, version 10.11 of the Mac's operating system. As with all recent OS X releases, you'll need to download El Capitan from the Mac App Store on a Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or higher.

El Capitan isn't the most exciting update Apple has ever released, but there are enough changes above and under the hood to make it worth an upgrade: an improved Mission Control with a Split View mode for full screen apps, updates to Spotlight and several of Apple's apps, the Metal graphics API, System Integrity Protection, networking improvements, and other small tweaks. We cover the important stuff in our full review.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan with Safari 9,...

Apple on Wednesday released to the public the completed OS X 10.11 El Capitan, making a variety of enhancements to features like Safari and Spotlight, while simultaneously ramping up Mac performance.

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News: Apple releases iOS 9.1 beta 3 to developers

Only a week after the last iOS 9.1 beta was released, Apple has now posted a third beta of iOS 9.1 for registered iOS developers. As with the prior beta, iOS 9.1 appears to be primarily focused on adding developer-level enhancements for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, for features such as 3D Touch and Live Photos. This latest beta focuses mostly on fixing a number of issues from the prior beta. Registered iOS developers can download the iOS 9.1…

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News: Apple releases iOS 9.0.2

Apple has released iOS 9.0.2, the second minor maintenance update since the release of iOS 9 two weeks ago. This latest update fixes problems with turning cellular data usage on or off on a per-app basis, iMessage activation, iCloud backups, screen rotation when receiving notifications, and Podcast app stability. The iOS 9.0.2 update is available over the air via General, Software Updates in the iOS Settings app.


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Apple solves more iOS 9 problems with iOS 9.0.2

Apple is in full bug-fixing mode, pushing iOS 9.0.2 out today to solve a handful of problems. This is the second update to iOS 9 in two weeks.

Here are all the issues you can expect iOS 9.0.2 to fix, according to Apple:

  • Fixes an issue with the setting to turn on or off app cellular data usage
  • Resolves an issue that prevented iMessage activation for some users
  • Resolves an issue where an iCloud Backup could be interrupted after starting a manual backup
  • Fixes an issue where the screen could incorrectly rotate when receiving notifications
  • Improves the stability of Podcasts

Install the update, as usual, by connecting your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iTunes or installing over-the-air...

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iOS 9.0.2 is available, get it now

Apple has released a small (72.5 MB) update to iOS 9. Here are the release notes:

The update took only about 20 seconds to download, then a few minutes to install. As noted, information on the security content of the update can be found at

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Apple releases iOS 9.0.2, fixes problems with iCloud...

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Apple has just released iOS 9's second minor bugfix update in as many weeks. iOS 9.0.2 resolves another handful of small-but-pressing issues that users have been having since iOS 9 came out earlier this month.

An iCloud bug that could interrupt a backup after a user initiated one manually has been fixed, as has a problem with iMessage activation. If you've noticed problems with screen orientation when receiving notifications, that has been resolved too. A nondescript "issue" with toggling cellular data for particular apps has been fixed. And the stability of the built-in Podcasts app has been improved just in time for International Podcast Day....

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Apple issues third beta of iOS 9.1 to developers

Apple on Wednesday released the third pre-release beta of iOS 9.1 to developers, continuing its march toward the point-one release with a range of new emoji.

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Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 with fixes for cellular...

Apple on Wednesday issued yet another maintenance and security update for its newly released iOS 9 mobile operating system, marking the second bug squashing for the platform in the past week.

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Apple Releases iOS 9.0.2 with More Bug Fixes

The bugs keep crawling in, and Apple keeps squashing them, which is why we’re getting iOS 9.0.2 a mere week after 9.0.1.


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News: Cook urges businesses, governments to address...

In comments made at the BoxWorks conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he believes businesses should work to address social problems when governments are unwilling or unable to do so, Computer World reports. Apple’s push to move itself and members of its supply chain toward renewable energy has proven more successful than government actions aimed at the same goal, with Apple holding a substantial enough sphere of influence to push others to comply…

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BeLight Software offering Get Backup Pro for free...

BeLight Software is giving away free copies of its Mac backup and cloning app Get Backup Pro -- normally $19.95 -- today to get you ready for OS X El Capitan. The free deal is only available until 11:59 PDT tonight, so download it now!

According to BeLight, the most useful feature of Get Backup Pro is its cloning capability, which allows users to clone a Mac's HD or SSD to create a bootable backup disk. That's a great reason to download and install Get Backup Pro right now before you update to OS X El Capitan. 

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How Google's new Maps for Apple Watch stacks up...

Google finally made a Maps app for Apple Watch, but it’s pretty lackluster, especially compared to Apple’s native Maps app for the watch.

I was waiting for Google Maps to arrive on my wrist for easily accessible public transit directions, but iOS 9 and watchOS 2 put Apple’s own transit directions on the watch. Now, comparing Google’s new Maps offering to Apple’s, it’s obvious Google didn’t put a whole lot of work into its watch app.

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Is the new iPhone waterproof?


Over the weekend some brave Apple fans introduced their new iPhones to a life aquatic. The phones didn’t always emerge unscathed, but the overall trend is clear: the 6s and 6s Plus are dramatically less prone to liquid damage than their predecessors.

So, what changed? After disassembling a couple of new iPhones in the name of science, here’s what we found.

Remember, “dramatically less prone to liquid damage” does not mean “waterproof”. You still need to be very careful about getting your expensive electronics wet but it’s good to see Apple is taking baby steps towards helping the clumsy among us not damage our phones.

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Initial Apple Music trial subscriptions coming to an...

It’s time to check in on your free trial of Apple Music, especially if you’re not sure exactly when the free trial ends and billing kicks in.

As of today, it’s been three months since the Apple Music rollout. If you’re looking to check your specific status, follow these instructions:

– On your iOS device, fire up the Music app.

– Tap the user silhouette icon in the upper left corner (left side of the title bar) to load the Account page.

– Select View Apple ID from the Account page.

– If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.

– On the Account Settings page, tap the Manage button (under Subscriptions,...

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Google Maps updated to 4.11.0, now compatible with...

You can now use Google Maps with your Apple Watch.

Which is both nifty and useful.

Google on Tuesday updated its Google Maps app for iOS to version 4.11.0, adding support for the Apple Watch. The app can now deliver directions on Apple’s wrist-worn device.

The new version also offers the following fixes and changes:
– Easily compare ETAs across driving, transit, walking & biking.

– Call business & get directions directly from a list of places.

– Get directions to places now on your Apple Watch.

– Bug fixes.

Google Maps requires iOS 7.0 or later to install and run.

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Use Safari’s responsive design mode in El Capitan

If you’ve got any interest in web development, take Safari’s Responsive Design Mode for a spin.

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Last Call: Free AppleCare with mid-2015 15"...

There's less than 24 hours left on a series of exclusive Mac deals, among them are free AppleCare with select mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros (save $300-$600 plus a free accessory), a loaded 2014 15" MacBook Pro with AppleCare for $2,050 ($800 off), and an additional $75 off all 11" MacBook Airs (up to $325 off).

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New Attack Bypasses Mac OS X Gatekeeper

msm1267 writes: Mac OS X's Gatekeeper security service is supposed to protect Apple computers from executing code that's not signed by Apple or downloaded from its App Store. A researcher, however, has built an exploit that uses a signed binary to execute malicious code. Patrick Wardle, a longtime Apple hacker, said Gatekeeper performs only an initial check on an application to determine whether it came from an untrusted source and should not be executed. Using a signed binary that passes the initial check and then loads a malicious library or app from the same or relative directory, however, will get an advanced attacker onto an OS X machine. Wardle disclosed his research and proof of concept to Apple, which said it is working on a patch, and may push out a short-term mitigation in the meantime.


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Apple's iPhone 6s lineup quietly uses new...

Though Apple hasn't advertised improved water damage protection for its new iPhone 6s series, the company has silently added a new perimeter gasket around the 3D Touch Retina display, as well as new silicone seals to cable connectors, that greatly enhance the device's ability to keep liquids out.

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Judgment day for Apple Music: Will you be...

Today marks the three-month anniversary of the launch of Apple Music, but more importantly, the end of the streaming service's free trial period for anyone who signed up on day one. At last count, six weeks after its debut, Apple counted over 11 mill...

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23andMe data helps shed light on common cause of...

Biotech company 23andMe is very open about the fact that it offers your genetic data from its DNA test kits to researchers -- with your consent, of course. Now, its contribution to a genetic study about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common ca...

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City of Westminster gives go-ahead to revamp '...

Apple's plans to renovate its Regent Street store in London have been given government approval, paving the way for the popular retail outlet's facade and "tired and outdated" interior to be overhauled in a big way.

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Mealworms convert Styrofoam waste into usable soil

Researchers have found a scourge for the 33 million tons of plastic dumped each year in the US: mealworms. A team from Stanford and China's Beihang University found that the beetle larvae stay perfectly healthy eating just Styrofoam, which is norma...

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NVIDIA's Shield TV goes on sale in the UK and...

In the six months since NVIDIA launched Shield TV, we've put it through its paces and called it best Android TV box money can buy. Consumers in the US have been able to get their hands on it since May, but now it's time for Europe to get in on the...

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Drop-dead simple exploit completely bypasses Mac’s...

Enlarge / The file names in this screenshot have been redacted to protect the vulnerable. (credit: Patrick Wardle)

Since its introduction in 2012, an OS X feature known as Gatekeeper has gone a long way to protecting the Macs of security novices and experts alike. Not only does it help neutralize social engineering attacks that trick less experienced users into installing trojans, code-signing requirements ensure even seasoned users that an installer app hasn't been maliciously modified as it was downloaded over an unencrypted connection.

Now, a security researcher has found a drop-dead simple technique that completely bypasses Gatekeeper, even when the protection is set to its strictest setting. The hack uses a binary file...

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ICYMI: Take-home laser razor, IKEA-building bot and...

Today on In Case You Missed It: A Kickstarter campaign for a razor has us all riveted. Rather than the cold, hard metal we're all used to, it uses a laser-beam to cut hair. Meanwhile roboticists at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore...

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GeForce Now puts PC games on your NVIDIA device for...

NVIDIA's GRID service wasn't the be-all, end-all of its cloud gaming ambitions... if anything, the company was just getting started. The crew in Santa Clara has unveiled GeForce Now, an $8 per month subscription service that streams PC games to al...

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Apple Music, iTunes Movies, iBooks now available in...

Apple Music, iTunes movies and iBooks are now available to customers in China. Launching with millions of songs in its catalog, Apple Music in China features music from artists including Eason Chan, Li Ronghao, JJ Lin and G.E.M., as well as a wide range of international artists including Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and many more. 

Fans can also rent or purchase movies from a selection of Chinese studios as well as Hollywood blockbusters on the iTunes Store, in addition to enjoying paid and free books from the iBooks Store. "For the first time, customers in China will have access to Apple’s entertainment ecosystem with music, movies and books right at their fingertips", says Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.

Starting today (Sept. 30), music fans in China are invited to a three-month trial membership of Apple Music, after which a 10 RMB/month subscription fee will apply. There will also be a...

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PlayStation Vue adds EPIX Hits to its streaming...

You might not be able to catch Optimus Prime on Netflix anymore, but soon you'll be able to see the autobot on PlayStation's TV alternative. After expanding its reach in the US, Vue has announced that it will offer EPIX Hits to the digital buffet o...

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Inside iOS 9: Apple's QuickType keyboard gains...

Apple's QuickType keyboard has gained new iPad-specific functions in iOS 9, including a "Shortcut Bar" with quick links to commonly used text entry functions like cut, copy, paste, and font options.

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