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Friday May 20

08:38
Rumor: Apple looking to Catcher to help provide...

The current rumor has it that Apple is looking towards a glass-backed iPhone for 2017.

This is according to Allen Horng, Chairman and Chief Executive of Catcher, a supplier that builds metal casings for Apple’s iPhone line.

Speaking at his company’s annual shareholder meeting, Horng said Apple plans to unveil an iPhone with a glass casing and a metal frame. He said the metal frame for the glass-exterior phone will require “advanced processing technology,” and that it won’t be cheap to manufacture.

Horng indicated that only “one model” will adopt the glass casing in 2017.

Word of an all-glass-exterior iPhone first surfaced from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, who indicated in March that next year’s model could represent a major revamp...

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08:22
Rumor: Apple looking to incorporate Touch ID support...

Siri isn’t the only thing that could come to OS X 10.12. A new report has indicated that Apple could add Touch ID support to OS X with 10.12 as well.

The rumor has it that Apple “could” be incorporating an auto-unlock feature into OS X 10.12 that would allow an iPhone to unlock a Mac when the two are in close proximity of one another. Much like how Apple Watch can bypass its passcode when near an unlocked iPhone, the OS X and iPhone feature would also use Bluetooth LE.

In addition to an iPhone unlocking a Mac, the report claims that it’s also “possible” that when an Apple Watch is in close proximity to a Mac, it could also unlock the computer. This is similar to the functionality provided by the third-party app Knock.

Other rumors include Apple bringing...

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08:10
iPhone marketshare dips to 14.8% amid tougher...

Apple's year-over-year drop in smartphone sales during the March quarter also caused the company to lose marketshare, though part of the shift can be linked to fast-rising Chinese smartphone makers, according to new research data.

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07:43
Mac: Belight Software Art Text 3

Whether you’re a professional graphic designer or somebody who simply dabbles in building web sites or brochures, chances are there’s been a time when you’ve wanted to create really impressive page headings or other text elements. If so, you’ll want to take a closer look at Belight Software’s Art Text 3 ($50), a totally redesigned update to the company’s graphic design app for creating word art, logos, 3D text designs, and more. It’s a great tool whether you’re simply looking to design graphical buttons and headers for your website or publish newsletters and flyers. The update also features a new embedded 3D modeling engine that helps you create real 3D graphics and illustrations, allowing you to convert any text, symbol. or pictogram to 3D with realistic results, along with a huge selection of styles, materials, mask presets, tileable textures, geometry transformation tools, and more.
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07:41
Japanese site says iPhone 7 does not support the...

Two reports raised eyebrows when they appeared to show that the iPhone 7 would have an iPad Pro-style Smart Connector port. A sketchy report back in March was joined by drawings in April which seemed to show the same thing.

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: iPhone 7, Smart Connector...

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07:23
US Senate introduces bill that would limit FBI'...

The FBI's attempt to expand its surveillance and hacking authority, spotlighted by a public spat over encryption with Apple, has met resistance from members of the U.S. Senate, where a newly introduced bill would block search warrants for remote devices [updated].

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07:01
BMW will finally launch support for Apple’s CarPlay...

While recent reports have detailed talks between Apple and BMW related to Apple’s behind-the-scenes electric car project, BMW has long been one of the last major holdouts to bring Apple’s current in-dash CarPlay platform to its vehicles. That looks like it will change later this year when at least two models will get support for CarPlay. more…

Filed under: CarPlay Tagged: 10.25-inch, Apple, BMW, CarPlay, lcd, Q2, Touchscreen, X5 M,...

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06:52
Google's smartphone-based Daydream VR gets...

Google's forthcoming Daydream platform for virtual reality has support from Android device makers including Samsung, HTC, LG, and Huawei, though the hardware is predicted to only be "slightly better" than Samsung's own Gear VR.

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06:32
Got a Mac and a Samsung TV? Now you can AirPlay...

If you have a Mac and a Samsung Smart TV, AirPlay mirroring to the TV would usually require an Apple TV. But now there’s an app for that …

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Filed under: Apple TV, Mac Tagged: AirPlay, AirPlay Mirroring, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV ...

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06:23
A live Simpsons episode (or at least for three...

Pro Video Coalition:

The plan involved a sequence for the final three minutes of episode 595 (entitled “Simprovised”) that would be acted and animated in real time.

Incredible!

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06:18
∞ 15 years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs introduced the...

[VIDEO] It is amazing to see how well that design has aged. It’s really the products that show how long ago this was made.

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06:17
Apple Increases Focus on Asia

Apple has launched a major focus on Asia, with CEO Tim Cook touring China and India and the company announcing several notable initiatives in those countries, along with an update to GarageBand that includes traditional Chinese instruments and musical loops.

 

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06:09
How to make your iPhone charge faster

Short version: Turn on Airplane Mode, and then a joke follows, and a mention of the 2016 Beard Bash.

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06:08
Rumor: OS X 10.12 to allow Macs to be unlocked via...

A report from MacRumors.com says that the upcoming version of OS X that will be previewed at next month’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference will allow you to unlock a Mac via Touch ID on an iPhone.

Apple engineers are designing an auto unlock function that would allow an iPhone (and perhaps even an Apple Watch) to unlock a Mac when they’re near each other, eliminating the need to enter a password on a password-protected Mac, the article adds. The feature, which uses Bluetooth LE frameworks, will presumably work similarly to the automatic unlocking function on the Apple Watch, which allows an unlocked iPhone to bypass the passcode restriction on a connected Apple Watch. 

Chances that this rumor is true: 99%. I think Touch ID support and the addition of Siri will certainly be added to Mac OS X 10.12 (or will it be macOS 10.12).

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06:07
Apple begins hiring for long-awaited Brooklyn store...

Apple is now hiring retail workers for its first store in Brooklyn , suggesting that the company's anticipated project in New York City's most populous borough will open its doors by the end of the year.

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06:02
Apple Support teaches Siri how to pronounce a name

Apple Support walks you through the steps of how to pronounce names in your address book. Wish that feature was more comprehensive.

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05:59
External Link: 117 Million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked

LinkedIn was infiltrated back in 2012, but the repercussions are still being felt, with a collection of 117 million user email addresses and passwords from that breach released online recently. LinkedIn is reaching out to all affected users, but even if you don’t hear from the company, we recommend taking the opportunity to check your password and change it if you’ve used it on any other sites or if it’s not a strong password. We realize that we sound like a broken record here (there’s an analogy on its way out!), but this is yet another reminder of why it’s so important to have unique, strong passwords for every online account.

 

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05:58
Apple’s Lisa Jackson visits The Barefoot College in...

While Apple CEO Tim Cook was revealing his business plans in India, a top Apple executive -- Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives -- was in Rajasthan this week, visiting "solar mamas" and the Barefoot College in Tilonia, Ajmer, a rural, non-profit school that makes extensive use of iPads, reports IANS.

Founded by social activist Sanjit “Bunker” Roy, The Barefoot College trains rural women in assembling and manufacturing solar lamps, hence the nickname, ”solar mamas.” It also connects rural communities to solar, water, education, professions and advocacy to help communities and individuals take control of their lives and the well being of their communities.

Jackson previously left her administrator position at the US Environmental Protection Agency and joined Apple in 2013 as the Vice President of Environmental...

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05:56
Apple encounters the pitfalls of doing business in...

Apple is walking a fine line here, opening an R&D center in India and not (at least yet) in China. Here’s why.

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05:44
Tim Cook makes a real splash in Mumbai

Tim Cook is a CEO and an ambassador, doing all he can to open India and China’s doors to Apple.

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05:36
The time Steve Jobs killed a Q&A with bluntness

[VIDEO] M.G. Siegler, writing about a closing keynote speech Steve Jobs gave at the 1997 WWDC conference (recalls that Steve Jobs was newly returned to Apple at the time):

It’s almost unbelievable how prescient nearly everything Steve Jobs says here actually is. If not all of it came to pass, nearly all of it did. And he spoke about things in great detail. As Rands notes, Jobs wasn’t underestimating the future, he was writing it, seemingly on the fly in that conversation.

Watch the video, embedded in the main post.

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05:31
Bipartisan bill in the Senate joins existing one in...

The fallout from the standoff between Apple and the FBI in the San Bernardino case continues. Following the introduction of one bipartisan bill in the House of Representives in February, seeking to protect encryption against any state-level legislation that might compromise it, a new bill has now been introduced in the Senate ,,,

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Encryption, FBI, privacy, San Bernardino...

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05:15
AppleInsider podcast talks the future of HomeKit,...

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, we talk about Google's new Home speaker announced at I/O 2016 and what it could mean for Apple's Siri and HomeKit. Plus, we discuss Fitbit's purchase of Coin, Android Pay, Tim Cook's trip to India, and the latest "iPhone 7" scuttlebutt.

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05:00
Flaw Puts a Billion Wireless Mice at Risk


Wireless mice and keyboards are the perfect accessories for a world in which devices increasingly are shuffling off their connection coils, but those accessories -- especially untethered rodents -- also can create new threats for those who use them. One such threat is Mousejack. The attack exploits a vulnerability found in 80 percent of wireless mice. With $15 worth of off-the-shelf hardware and a few lines of simple code, a wireless mouse can be turned into a hacker's portal for all kinds of mischief.

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05:00
Fair or fowl? We rank all 16 Angry Birds games

Happily Angry after?

Angry Birds maker Rovio long boasted about its ambitions to become the next Disney, and now that goal has kinda-sorta come to fruition: The Angry Birds Movie is playing on thousands of screens around the globe. Whether or not it’s any good is another matter altogether—early critical reviews seem pretty mixed.

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05:00
2016 MacBook: a good ‘secondary Mac’ gets even better

My feelings about Apple’s 12-inch MacBook — see my review here — haven’t changed since its debut last year: it’s a great “secondary” Mac, but not a desktop replacement. 

Visually, the 2016 version of the teeny laptop looks exactly the same as last year’s model. Its main selling points remain its incredibly small size (at just two pounds and 13.1 mm thin, you have to wonder how they packed a Mac into that body) and gorgeous display (three million pixels and 2304 x 1440 resolution). What’s changed is that the new model has a bit more processing power and some extra battery life — two changes that certainly aren’t insignificant. It’s also available in “rose gold” — which to my eyes means “pink.”

The 2015 MacBook was powered by Intel’s Core M Broadwell processor, and the 2016 version features sixth-generation dual-core Intel Core M...

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04:49
Job listings show up for Brooklyn Apple Store,...

Apple’s first retail store in Brooklyn has been a long time coming. Following years of speculation, the plan was confirmed back in 2014, when it was revealed that the location would be at 247 Bedford Avenue, in Williamsburg, though the project later fell behind schedule.

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04:30
How to record video directly into iMovie in OS X

Sometimes it can be handy to record video directly into iMovie. To do so, start a new project and open the Import window by clicking the Import button in the toolbar. 

If you don’t see the Import button, click the Media button in the toolbar, and then click the Import button. If the Image Capture, Photos, or iPhoto window appears, close the window. But, wait, you say, I don’t want to import video, I want to record it directly into iMovie.

No problem. In the Cameras section of the Import window sidebar, select the built-in camera. A live video image from the camera appears in the Import window. To specify the event you want to record into, do one of the following:

Choose an existing event: Click the “Import to” pop-up menu at the top of the Import window and choose the event.

Create a new event: Click the “Import to” pop-up menu, choose New Event, type a name for the new event, and click OK.

Choose the open project: Click...

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04:23
Trump’s call for an Apple boycott doesn’t extend to...

Presumptive Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump called for people to boycott Apple products back in February – whilst his campaign was tweeting from an iPhone. It now seems that isn’t the only disparity in his stance: CNET reports that Trump also has a seven-figure holding in AAPL stock.

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Filed under: AAPL Company Tagged: AAPL, Apple boycott, Donald Trump, Trump...

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04:00
BetterZip 3 is a useful Mac OS X arching tool

By Aaron Lee

MacItBetter's BetterZip 3 is a handy Mac OS X solution for archiving. One of the coolest features is Direct Mode, which speeds up working with large archives by making archive preparation and recompression obsolete.

The archive password manager helps you work with encrypted archives by collecting a list of archive passwords in your OS X keychain. These can be used automatically whenever you open  encrypted archives. BetterZip 3 adds a password generator which suggests strong passwords whenever you need them.

When you open a file in an archive with the View command and edit it with an external editor, BetterZip will detect the changes and give you the option to update the archive.

Presets can store all the settings that can be applied to an archive, from the destination folder and archive format, to passwords and even a script to execute when the operation completed. After...

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03:30
Fashion Friday: Think Different T-shirt

Over the years, I’ve collected lots of nifty T-shirts from trade shows I’ve covered — mainly the late, lamented Macworld Expos held in Boston, San Francisco, New York, Tokyo, and Paris. Over the next few weeks I’ll be “modeling” some of the items in my collection.

This week I’m wearing a T-shirt that accompanied the launch of Apple’s classic “Think different” ad campaign. The slogan has been widely taken as a response to IBM's motto “Think”. It was used in a television commercial, several print advertisements, and a number of TV promos for Apple products. Apple's use of the slogan was discontinued with the debut of the iMac G4 in 2002.

The one-minute commercial (there was a 30-second ad as well, but the one-minute was the best) featured black-and-white footage of 17 iconic 20th century personalities. In order of appearance they were: Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon (with Yoko Ono), Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Edison,...

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03:00
Deal of the Day: iKlips DUO Flash Storage Solutions...

Does your favorite iOS device have enough storage? Do you find yourself deleting music, photos or videos to make more room for new media? Now's the time to look at some external storage, because we have a deal on the iKlips DUO Flash Storage Solutions in 32, 64 and 128GB capacities. For a limited time, get one of these Lightning-equipped devices for 20% off in the Apple World Today Deals Shop.

The 32 and 64GB models are available in gray or gold, while the 128GB drive looks great in either red or gold. These work with any Lightning-equipped iPad or iPhone and can be used to transfer media from any USB-equipped Mac or PC. Here are the details: 

  • Efficiently & quickly transmit data between iOS & other devices
  • ...
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02:23
Destiny's next expansion will be called '...

Ignoring a welcome update last month, things have been pretty quiet on the Destiny front. That's because Bungie has turned its attention to developing a sequel, which is slated to release next year. However, with E3 fast approaching, news of promised...

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Thursday May 19

22:37
Declining sales and growth of Chinese brands sees...

Apple’s falling sales coupled to strong growth from emerging Chinese brands saw the iPhone’s worldwide market share drop just over three points from 17.9% in the first quarter of 2015 to 14.8% in the same quarter this year, according to Gartner.

Although a saturated smartphone market is part of the challenge faced by Apple, global smartphone sales did continue to grow, by 3.9% to 349M units.

Market leader Samsung also saw its share fall in the same period …

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Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS Devices Tagged: AAPL, Apple Inc, ...

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21:03
Amputee gamer gets a bionic arm with an interactive...

This is insanely cool. Not cool enough that I’d want to try it but still pretty cool.

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20:17
Apple Pay competitor Samsung Pay arrives in China...

Samsung on Thursday announced it will bring its Samsung Pay mobile payments service to China through a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba's financial arm, an institution once rumored to be negotiating an identical deal for Apple Pay.

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18:45
Apple VP Lisa Jackson visits The Barefoot College in...

As CEO Tim Cook was meeting with Prime Minister Modi and partying with Bollywood stars, Apple’s VP of environment, policy and social initiatives Lisa Jackson was also in India. As reported by Yahoo India, the Apple executive was visiting “solar mamas” and a rural school where students were being taught via iPad lessons.

more…

Filed under: AAPL Company Tagged: Apple, India...

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18:40
Report: OS X 10.12 to feature support for unlocking...

Earlier this year, we reported that Mac OS X 10.12 would bring Siri support as one of the tentpole features. Apple is likely to introduce the next big update to OS X in just a few weeks at its annual WWDC event, and now we’re learning a bit more about what the company has in store. A new report today brings to light the possibility that Apple could add Touch ID support to OS X with 10.12, as well.

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Filed under: Mac Tagged: Apple, Mac, OS X 10.12, Touch ID ...

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17:23
Apple environment chief visits rural Indian school...

As part of Apple's tour of India, the company's environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson visited a school in Rajasthan this week to meet with so-called "solar mamas," or women trained in the manufacture and assembly of solar lamps build solar powered lanterns.

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17:17
Google Plots Home Invasion


Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the company's annual I/O developers conference on Wednesday with a keynote address that included previews of a batch of new products. Among those showcased were Google Assistant, a tool that can understand and respond to complex questions in real time; and Home, Google's highly anticipated response to Amazon's Echo speaker. Google VP of Product Management Mario Queiroz took the stage to demonstrate some of Home's capabilities. "What makes Google Home really shine is that it has Search built in," he said.

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16:04
OWC expands Boot Camp compatibility to all SSDs,...

Mac specialist Other World Computing on Thursday released software drivers that bring Apple Boot Camp support to its entire lineup of aftermarket SSDs, giving users who run Windows a wider selection of storage upgrade options.

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16:02
PDFpen and PDFpenPro 8.0.1

First maintenance update for recently upgraded PDF editing apps. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, free update from version 8, 70.3/70.9 MB)

 

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15:07
∞ My thoughts on Apple’s new retail store strategy

It’s not often that Apple invites journalists to its stores for a preview anymore, but today was a bit different. Apple not only unveiled its new San Francisco store, it also explained its new strategy for its major retail outlets.

As I sat listening to Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail and online stores, it became clear very quickly that Apple kept its attention to detail in the design of the location, but completely rethought how it functioned.

“Fifteen years ago today Apple opened its first two stores and we’re thrilled to mark the occasion with the opening of Apple Union Square in San Francisco,” said Ahrendts. “We are not just evolving our store design, but its purpose and greater role in the community as we educate and entertain visitors and serve our network of local entrepreneurs.”

Ahrendts said the company even thought about how sections of the Apple stores were named, like the Genius Bar. The word “bar” brings up thoughts of a...

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14:58
iPhone supplier exec says glass design only coming...

Earlier this year, rumors started circulating that Apple would switch to a glass design for the 2017 iPhone lineup, somewhat reminiscent of that of the iPhone 4. Now Carter Technology chief executive Allen Horng says that only one model of the 2017 iPhone lineup will adopt that glass design. Carter Technology is a key iPhone casing supplier.

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Apple, iPhone 8...

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14:30
The Week in iPad Cases: Give your iPad Pro the...

New iPad cases of the week

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you messenger bags, functional folios, sturdy enclosures, and much more.

OtterBox

Currently available for pre-order, the Defender (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $90) combines three layers of sturdy materials with a built-in screen protector.

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14:25
Apple Pay gains support for Chime online bank, Chase...

Apple Pay on Thursday picked up support for Chime, a U.S. online-only bank, while the brick-and-mortar Chase Bank promised to give away a new Eric Clapton album to Apple Pay users.

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14:23
Apple might let users unlock Mac via Touch ID on...

An OS X feature under construction by Apple may let people unlock their Mac by way of Touch ID on a paired iPhone, a report said on Thursday.

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14:18
Uber unleashes experimental self-driving car on...

Ride hailing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it is testing a self-driving, hybrid Ford Fusion on the streets of Pittsburgh, bringing the ride-sharing giant one step closer to an autonomous future.

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14:08
Larry Page spars with Oracle attorney at Android...

Google did not pay to use Oracle’s software in millions of smartphones, but the company believed that the intellectual property was free for anyone to use, Larry Page, chief executive of Google’s parent company, told jurors in court on Thursday.

Page just seems pissed off in his answers.

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14:00
AWT News Update: May 19, 2017

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In today's Apple World Today News Update:

  • The new San Francisco flagship Apple Store opened to the press today, and it's quite impressive (thumbnail image via Twitter @panzer)
  • Guess what presidential candidate who called for a boycott of Apple in February owns stock in the company?
  • Apple may be able to successfully appeal a Chinese company's appropriation of the iPhone trademark in the country
  • Here's a switch - the makers of the new Angry Birds movie are asking you to turn your phone on during the end credits

The text version of the podcast can be found below.

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for May 19, 2016. Our sponsor for this past...

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13:44
Apple Union Square highlights new design elements,...

Apple has revealed its new store on San Francisco’s Union Square, offering many new features and services rolling out to Apple retail stores worldwide. The new store will open its signature 42-foot tall sliding glass doors to customers on Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m. 

“Fifteen years ago today Apple opened its first two stores and we’re thrilled to mark the occasion with the opening of Apple Union Square in San Francisco,” said Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores. “We are not just evolving our store design, but its purpose and greater role in the community as we educate and entertain visitors and serve our network of local entrepreneurs." 

Apple Union Square’s glass doors open the store to Post Street and Union Square. The building’s position connects San Francisco’s most famous square to a rejuvenated plaza to the north, creating a gathering place for the community. The art-filled plaza offers seating, public Wi-Fi, a 50-foot tall...

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13:40
Imagine a dog. Got it? I don’t. Here’s what it’s...

While I’m not as afflicted as the story’s writer, I have many of the same issues. When I say/type the word “cube”, the vast majority of you will see a three-dimensional cube in your mind’s eye. I don’t have a mind’s eye. I see the actual word “cube”. It’s the only way I can visualize it. It’s probably why I have such an incredibly bad sense of direction. I can’t visualize the three-dimensionality of geography and place myself spatially. Maps mean nothing to me because I can’t imagine my place in the in the 3D space.

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12:48
Tweetbot 2.4 for Mac launches bringing Topics to the...

Two weeks ago, Tweetbot for iOS received an update introducing Topics to the Twitter client. Topics allows users to link tweets together, with an optional hashtag, making following a tweet conversation or tweet storm significantly easier. Today, Tweetbot for Mac receives its 2.4 update bringing Topics to the desktop, alongside a multitude of bug fixes.

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12:48
Tekserve, “New York’s mom-and-pop Apple shop,” won’t...

First spotted in a tweet by Arik Hesseldahl, this story, while not unexpected, still makes me sad. Tekserve is one of the few remaining cool, old school, Mac retail stores. They had a fabulous vibe, true nerds behind the counter, a great location and wonderful staff and ownership. While they will stick around, their retail location will be missed.

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12:42
How Apple Watch became the iPod of the future

While ridiculed by many as a flop and often misunderstood as a product, Apple Watch has very successfully worked to turn around the fortunes of Apple's Other Products segment, essentially becoming the modern iPod for the next decade. Here's how.

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12:34
Google won't retire Hangouts after Allo launch...

Google has announced it will hang onto its established Hangouts chat service despite the upcoming arrival of Allo, leveraging both apps to reach audiences with capabilities that are not yet provided by Apple's competing iMessage.

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12:07
Glass-based iPhone redesign coming in 2017, Apple...

Amidst rumors of an all-new glass-backed look for the iPhone in 2017, the chief executive of Catcher, the company that builds metal casings for the iPhone lineup, added fuel to the fire on Thursday with new comments about next year's model.

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12:00
Notable apps and app updates for May 19, 2016

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

iOS apps and app updates

The Restricted Adventures of Raja

It seems like almost every day we hear about somebody badly mistreating a lost dog or cat. A sad situation from a few years ago when a 17 year old boy set a cat on fire was the impetus for Nicole Forsyth, CEO of RedRover, to work on creating an app and ebooks to teach children empathy towards animals. Here's Nicole talking about the way to get kids to think about animals and their emotions before committing acts of cruelty:

The app -- The Restricted Adventures of Raja ($2.99) was released today and is the first digital book and game in the RedRover Readers...

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11:55
IDC: ChromeOS sales in US outpaced Mac for the first...

Shipments of Chromebooks outpaced Macs in the US for the first time in Q1 2016, that’s according to data from IDC shared during a session at Google’s I/O developer conference today.

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Filed under: Mac, Tech Industry Tagged: Chrome OS, Chromebooks, estimates, IDC, Mac, OS X, sales ...

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11:46
News: Report: One iPhone model to use a glass casing...

A new report from Nikkei Asian Review appears to add credence to other rumors and reports which predict that the 2017 iPhone may have an all-glass body. Allen Horng, chairman and chief executive of Catcher Technology — which supplies metal casings for Apple’s iPhones — stated that as far he knows “only one [iPhone] model will adopt glass casing next year.” He expects that future iPhones would still need a “durable metal…

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11:34
Apple unveils Union Square store in San Francisco...

Apple on Thursday revealed more details about its new Union Square outlet in San Francisco -- launching on Saturday -- including design features present in other recent Apple Stores, as well as some traits unique to the location.

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10:52
Apple previews San Fran Union Square store w/...

Apple and its retail chief Angela Ahrendts today previewed the company’s brand new San Francisco retail store at Union Square ahead of an official grand opening this weekend.

“Fifteen years ago today Apple opened its first two stores and we’re thrilled to mark the occasion with the opening of Apple Union Square in San Francisco,” said Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores. “We are not just evolving our store design, but its purpose and greater role in the community as we educate and entertain visitors and serve our network of local entrepreneurs.”

The images above and below were shared online today by @harrymcracken...

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10:42
Apple Pay adds online bank Chime, Chase promotes...

Earlier this week we saw Apple Pay add another 30 banks across the United States, and today Apple’s digital wallet gains support for online bank Chime. Similar to Ally and Simple, Chime has no physical banks and instead relies on its website and mobile apps for supporting customers. Chime’s support for Apple Pay works through bank issued Visa debit cards. After setting up Apple Pay with Chime, customers can use supported iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches to make payments in stores and in apps when available.

While Chime is new to the Apple Pay scene, launch partner Chase is...

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10:39
BitTorrent Live Aims to Iron Out Live-Streaming Kinks


BitTorrent on Tuesday announced at the Internet & Television Expo an application called "BitTorrent Live" that applies its distributed file-sharing technology to video streaming. BitTorrent is able to speed up file downloads by storing pieces of a file on computers throughout the Net and reassembling them when a request is made for the file. BitTorrent Live does the same for streaming live video, the company said. It targets two big problems with streaming live events over the Net: latency and cost.

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10:24
Apple promoting developer community events in San...

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off in just a few weeks on June 13th in San Francisco, but high demand and limited venue space means Apple can’t accommodate every developer who wants to attend. This year Apple is responding positively by promoting other developer community events taking place in San Francisco during the week of WWDC.

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10:18
Rumor: Twitter looking to prevent web links, images...

This might come in handy.

Twitter might be moving towards changes that allow you to tweet web links and images without it counting against the user’s 140-character limit.

In the past, Twitter reportedly toyed with this idea, but only made changes to direct message lengths. The current rumor is that the company is set to make the change, which would still allow just 140 characters but would no longer count images or links against that limit.

The limit was originally imposed because tweets were primarily composed using SMS in Twitter’s early days. That 140-character limit quickly came to define Twitter, so the company has been loathe to increase it. But as the platform has added rich media like photos, videos, and links to tweets, it no...

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10:11
Developers report trouble registering 9.7" iPad...

Some developers are experiencing trouble registering 9.7-inch iPad Pros with their official Apple developer accounts, according to complaints on the company's forums.

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10:04
Apple says game about Palestinian child isn’t a game

I dunno, looks like a game to me...

The creator of a game about a Palestinian child struggling to survive with her family in the 2014 Gaza strip says the title has been rejected from the games section of the iOS App Store because, as he puts it, "it has a political statement."

Liyla and the Shadows of War is currently listed on Google Play as an Adventure game, and it includes "challenging decision, events and puzzles awaiting for you [sic]" according to its online press kit. But Palestinian creator Rasheed Abueideh tweeted a rejection message in which Apple said the game was "not appropriate in the games category" and that it would be "more appropriate to categorize your app in News or Reference for example."

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09:42
Leaked icons show progress on Siri for Mac, Siri...

There’s nothing like a leaked icon and menu bar to let you know about something in development.

While rumors have indicated that Apple is developing Siri as a key feature for OS X 10.12, a new screenshot of the Siri app icon and menu bar suggest that Siri is closer than expected.

In the menu bar, there’s a simple Siri black and white icon that features the word “Siri” surrounded by a box, while the full dock icon is more colorful and features a colorful Siri waveform in the style of other built-in app icons. Clicking on either of the icons brings up a Siri waveform to give users a visual cue that the virtual assistant is listening for commands, much like on iOS devices when the Home button is held down.

Apple is also apparently working on a...

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09:39
Five awesome iPad Pro apps, no Apple Pencil required...

I don’t use as many apps on my 12.9″ iPad Pro as I do on my iPhone, but the ones that I do use I’ve grown to love. And while I appreciate what the Apple Pencil can do, I’m not an artist, and prefer typing over handwriting. With that said, I tend to use my iPad Pro in the more traditional way.

The great thing about the iPad Pro is that it’s a flexible device that can adapt to a variety of workflows. Here’s a look at five of my favorite apps for Apple’s extra large tablet. more…

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09:31
∞ RSVP for the Beard Bash 2016 at WWDC now open

The Loop and iMore are happy to announce that RSVPs for the Beard Bash 2016 are now open. We have a great night of music and fun planned for the night of June 13, 2016 and we hope you’ll join us. [...]

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09:21
Apple opens development office in Hyderabad

Apple today announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs.

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09:13
China stresses security in meeting with Tim Cook

“I hope Apple can expand its business in China, deepen its cooperation in research and development and industrial supply chains, and provide a convenient and secure user experience for Chinese consumers,” said Miao Wei, the head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Pay us more money.

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09:00
Killer Deal: $50-$100 off Apple's new 9.7-inch...

The first material discounts on Apple's brand new 9.7-inch iPad Pros have landed over at B&H Photo, with the Apple authorized reseller slashing $50, $80 and even $100 off 128GB and 256GB models. Each also include free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY.

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08:59
Apple's Tim Cook attends dinner party with...

In the middle of his ongoing trip to India, Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a dinner part on Wednesday night hosted by actor/producer Shah Rukh Khan, where several other Bollywood celebrities were also present.

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08:54
How I captured and processed an image of the SpaceX...

I love this kind of photography and would love to attempt it someday myself but it can be quite an involved and sometimes complicated process. Thanks very much to @varunorcv for the link.

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08:44
Chromebooks surge past Macs in the U.S. for the...

It may have taken nearly five years, but it’s finally official: Chromebooks are no joke.

More Google-powered laptops shipped than Macs in the U.S. during the first three months of 2016, IDC market analyst Linn Huang recently told The Verge. (Disclosure: IDC and PCWorld are both owned by International Data Group, but have no editorial ties.) This is the first time Chromebooks have out-shipped a competing PC platform.

Chromebooks beating Macs may be a surprising statistic, but in reality, it’s just that—a statistic. It’s unlikely that Chromebooks are about to become the second most important PC platform in the United States, because this first Chromebook victory comes with two big caveats.

To read this article in...

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08:20
Chromebooks Outsell Macs For the First Time In the US

An anonymous reader shares a report on The Verge: Google's low-cost Chromebooks outsold Apple's range of Macs for the first time in the U.S. recently. IDC analyst Linn Huang confirmed the milestone to The Verge. "Chrome OS overtook Mac OS in the US in terms of shipments for the first time in 1Q16," says Huang. "Chromebooks are still largely a US K-12 story." IDC estimates Apple's U.S. Mac shipments to be around 1.76 million in the latest quarter, meaning Dell, HP, and Lenovo sold nearly 2 million Chromebooks in Q1 combined. Chromebooks have been extremely popular in US schools, and it's clear from IDC's comments the demand is driving US shipments. Outside of the US, it's still unclear exactly how well Google's low-cost laptops are doing. Most data from market research firms like IDC and Gartner focuses solely on Google's wins in the US.

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08:14
Donald Trump, who called for a boycott of Apple,...

New financial documents disclosed by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reveal that the brash billionaire owns a stake in Apple, despite the fact that he called for a boycott of the company over its strong security practices.

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07:40
Boot Camp support comes to aftermarket SSDs for...

Enlarge / OWC's Aura drive for newer MacBook Airs and Pros. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

If you're looking for a capacity upgrade for a recent MacBook Pro or Air, you could do worse than OWC's Aura SSDs. The drives come in 480GB and 1TB capacities, and even though they aren't always as fast as original Apple drives, they're fast enough, and they offer capacities beyond what Apple offers on some models.

The major caveat that we discovered in our review of the products is that the drives didn't support Boot Camp, making it impossible to install Windows or other operating systems on the drives. Those disheartened by that news will be happy to know that OWC has just...

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06:28
Chime announces support for Apple Pay

Chime, the bank account “that helps its members lead healthier financial lives and automate their savings,” has announced support for Apple Pay.

With the addition of Apple’s mobile payment service, Chime members can make mobile payments at retailers nationwide as well as within their favorite apps. By adding Chime to Apple Pay on their iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch, members can also benefit from Chime's Automatic Savings and rewards when they make purchases with Apple Pay.

When you use a credit or debit card with Apple’s payment service, the actual card numbers aren’t stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

On Tuesday, Apple updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with another 30 entries.

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06:21
Adobe debuts iOS compatible Spark visual...

Adobe has served up Adobe Spark, an integrated web and mobile solution for creating and sharing visual stories. The free service — part of Creative Cloud — lets you create visual content that engages audiences across multiple channels and looks great on any device, says Bryan Lamkin, executive vice president and general manager, Digital Media at Adobe. 

The Adobe Spark web app syncs with Spark Post, Spark Page and Spark Video iOS mobile apps, allowing users to create, edit and share their story from wherever they are. The integrated solution consists of:

The Adobe Spark web app, a browser-based web experience for creating social posts and graphics, web stories and animated videos;

Spark Post, an iOS mobile app that allows you to create social posts and graphics;

Spark Page, an iOS mobile app that helps users create web stories;

Spark Video, an iOS mobile app that enables users to create animated videos.

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06:21
Apple quietly toughens rules forcing passcode...

Apple has silently added another condition under which an iPhone or iPad user has to unlock their device with a passcode, despite having Touch ID enabled, according to a report.

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06:01
Apple opens Maps development office in Hyderabad,...

On Tuesday Apple announced plans to establish an iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, the home of India’s startup scene. Now the Cupertno, California-based company has announced the opening of an office in Hyderabad, India, that will focus on development of Maps for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. 

This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The company has been continually updating and adding new features to Maps, including 3D views, the Flyover feature and tools to help customers find places to shop, eat and explore nearby areas. With iOS 9 ,Apple added Transit, offering a combination of trains, subways, buses and walking, which is already available for more than 300 cities around the world.

The new facility, located on the...

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06:00
Adobe lights a fire under its free iOS consumer...

Where do you go when Microsoft Office and Google Docs are not enough but Adobe Creative Cloud is too much? Adobe hopes you’ll turn to Spark, a new integrated suite of storytelling web and mobile apps for creating and sharing visual content online and via social networks.

Spark may be a new name, but it’s not exactly a new game: Its mobile iOS apps—Adobe Post, Voice, and Slate—are already well known for creating social media posts and graphics, web stories, and animated videos. A new addition is the browser-based Adobe Spark web app, which facilitates cross-platform use to more easily create, update, sync, and share fliers, brochures, presentations, newsletters, memes, blog posts, explainer videos, and more from anywhere.

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05:40
Patent report: Apple Pencil/Mac touch screen combo,...

Apple files for — and is granted — lots of patents by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Many are for inventions that never see the light of day. However, you never can tell which ones will materialize in a real product, so here are today’s patent highlights: 

A future version of the Apple Pencil could work with a Mac trackpad, per a patent filing (number 20160139690) for a “stylus with inertial sensor” (but don’t call the Apple Pencil a stylus!). In the patent filing Apple says it can be challenging for a user to interact with electronic equipment using a computer stylus. 

A user may want to use an alternative input device such as a computer mouse or joystick when performing certain types of tasks. If care is not taken, Apple says a user's system may become cluttered with a number of potentially conflicting input devices so it would be “desirable to provide improved computer styluses for providing input to electronic equipment.”

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04:47
Apple sets up Maps development center in India

Continuing his bid to woo Indian customers and developers, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook on Thursday said the company was setting up a new development center for its Maps product in Hyderabad in south India.

Apple earlier on Wednesday announced it would set up by early next year a facility in Bangalore to focus on helping developers on best practices and to improve the design, quality and performance of their apps on the iOS platform.

Cook is on his first visit to India where the company saw a 56 percent year-on-year growth in iPhone sales in the first quarter even as its global iPhone sales and overall revenue dropped.

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04:30
MacBooks, MacBook Airs, and iPad Pros could see some...

The MacBook, MacBook Air, and iPad Pro could be especially bright products for Apple sales this year. Despite a declining PC (as in in “personal computer,” not just Windows systems) market, the ultramobile premium segment is on pace to achieve revenue growth this year — the only segment set to do so, according to Gartner, Inc.. 

It is estimated to reach $34.5 million, an increase of 16% from 2015, adds the research group. In 2019, Gartner forecasts that the ultramobile premium segment will become the largest segment of the PC market in revenue terms, at $57.6 million.

"The ultramobile premium market is also more profitable in comparison with the low-end segment, where PCs priced at $500 or less have 5% gross margins," says Tracy Tsai, research vice president at Gartner. “The gross margin can reach up to 25% for high-end ultramobile premium PCs priced at $1,000 or more.”

The segment will continue to grow...

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04:00
Does a cellular Apple Watch make sense? That depends...

Since the day the Apple Watch was announced in September 2014, and certainly once it launched in April 2015, people have been speculating about what the second-generation Apple Watch might bring to the table. (Those people probably liked shaking all the packages under their Christmas tree, too.) But a report in the Wall Street Journal got me thinking:

“Apple is working on adding cell-network connectivity and a faster processor to its next-generation Watch, according to people familiar with the matter,” the report said.

Faster, sure—I think anyone who’s used an Apple Watch would endorse faster. But the rest of the potential hardware features of a next-generation Apple Watch seem hard to prioritize to me.

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04:00
The Nifty MiniDrive is mostly nifty for Mac laptop...

It's an easy pun I know, but the Nifty MiniDrive is pretty nifty, especially if you own a MacBook Air or newer MacBook Pro. Alas, without an adapter it doesn’t work with the 12-inch MacBook as it comes with a solo USB-C port.

All these laptops have limited storage. The Nifty MiniDrive isn't going to drastically increase your storage space. However, it adds an extra 4GB of storage for $39.99 — and every little bit of additional space helps. 

The Nifty MiniDrive is a microSD card that sits flush with the side of your MacBook Air or Pro. The good thing about the design is that, unlike spring-loaded SD cards, there's no end section of the adapter protruding. The bad thing is that you have to use the included ejection tool (basically, a hook) to remove the MiniDrive. The tool is small and easily lost. If you do lose it, you can fashion a make-shift replacement out of a paper clip.

The MiniDrive is also Time Machine...

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03:59
If you’re wondering why your iPhone needs your...

Something that has been bugging me for some time is that my iPhone, normally unlocked with Touch ID, asks for my passcode way more often than it ought to. That mystery has now been solved by a bullet-point that Apple added to its iOS Security Guide earlier this month – though the behavior has been there a lot longer.

Previous versions of the document said that iOS devices should only ask Touch ID users for their passcode in one of five circumstances. I found I was frequently asked for my passcode when none of these applied, but a sixth, recently-added bullet-point explains it …

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03:42
Google Assistant makes it clear that Siri is...

Google previewed its new voice assistant, the generically named Google Assistant, at its I/O developers conference on Wednesday, and while the assistant hasn’t actually launched yet, its features made Siri’s lack of functionality all the more obvious. Apple’s iOS assistant now lags so far behind not only Google, but Amazon’s Alexa, intelligent iOS apps like Hound, and new technology from Siri’s creators, that it’s unclear if Apple has any interest in catching up.

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01:42
Apple opening new office in India to develop Apple...

In a press release, Apple has announced it is opening a new development office in Hyderabad, India. The team located here will apparently focus on improving Apple Maps, which is deeply integrated across Apple’s hardware and software as dedicated apps and embedded in other services, like Siri. The new center will create up to 4000 new jobs in the local economy. It is currently unclear as to the nature of the workforce, as Apple has preferred to keep its core software engineering team in California with most working solely in Cupertino.

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00:06
The Process Required to Die Cast Model

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Die Casting process is completed using high pressure to force molten metal into Metal Dies. The Dies can be used to create anything from the simplest thing in your house like a Metal chair leg or coffee table to something as complex as a Transmission Case or engine components for your car engine. Die Casings are one of the highest volume mass-produced items used in the metal working industry.

Die Casting as a process goes back to the mid 1800's started as a manual process related to Casting printer type for a long time but gradually other shapes were developed and by late 1800's early 1900 other types of parts were being made. The process never really took off until the development of alloys many of which are still in...

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21:54
Emily is a tough, remote-controlled robotic lifeguard

Attention Dwayne Johnson: it's not too late to make your version of Baywatch more apt for this generation. May we suggest casting Emily -- a 25-pound, remote-controlled robotic lifeguard that can travel up to 22 mph. It might not have biceps and legs...

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21:41
Apple opens Maps development center in Hyderabad,...

Hot on the heels of revealing plans for an iOS app design and development facility in Bengaluru, Apple on Thursday local time announced the opening of an office in Hyderabad tasked with accelerating development of Maps products for iOS, Mac and Apple Watch.

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21:17
New details in 'iPhone' trademark case...

Weeks after Apple saw its bid for exclusive Chinese rights to the "iPhone" trademark dashed in court, new information illustrates the battle the company faces in dealing with China's laws.

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20:39
Here are all the highlights from the Google I/O 2016...

From two hours to under twelve minutes, we've distilled, titrated, evaporated and reconstituted Google's annual launch event into something a little bit more palatable. There's more on Google's VR plans, more on Android's latest iteration, and someth...

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