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Tuesday August 15

05:33
Mac laptop sales are up 17.1% quarter-over-quarter

Apple sold an estimated 3.98 million Mac laptops in the second quarter of the 2017 calendar year for a quarter-on-quarter increase of 17.1%, according to TrendForce. The tech giant now ties for fifth place among the top global notebook brands, notes the market research firm.

The updated 12-inch MacBook helped expanded MacBook shipments by 17.1% from the first quarter to 3.98 million units. TrendForce also anticipates a double-digit sequential growth for third-quarter MacBook shipments as Apple will focus on the MacBook Pro series during the year’s second half.

The top five laptop companies for the first half of 2017 are HP (23.4% market share), Lenovo (20.1% market share), Dell (16.4% market share), Apple and ASUS with 10% market share each.  TrendForce says the global notebook shipments for this...

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05:25
Qualcomm outlines the impact of its legal battle...

Responding to questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Qualcomm has disclosed further details about the impact of an ongoing dispute with Apple.

The world’s dominant supplier of baseband processors said in the regulatory filing that CDMA technology revenues from modem sales for iPhones "may continue to decline, in part depending on the extent of Apple's utilization of rivals' modems and the mix of the various versions that are sold... Apple's dual sourcing does not impact the licensing revenue.” The company said it would give further details on the impact of Apple's dual-sourcing model on product revenue, licensing revenue and profitability in its upcoming quarterly filing.

In January, Apple filed a lawsuit...

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05:18
Qualcomm suggests Android phones will get same...

It’s looking increasingly like facial recognition will replace Touch ID as the biometric unlock and Apple Pay authorization method in the iPhone 8 – with Apple likely to be selling this as one of the headline features.

But any technical advantage Apple’s facial recognition system may offer over Android phones will be short-lived, claims chipmaker Qualcomm, promising that its upcoming chip will match or beat the iPhone 8’s performance …

more…

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05:15
TSMC enters mass production of 10-nanometer A11...

Processor manufacturer TSMC has reportedly entered the mass production stage of its 10-nanometer “A11” processors for Apple’s next-gen iPhone.

While the new iPhone’s ship date has yet to be announced, TSMC is said to be applying the same 10-nanometer FinFET manufacturing technique being used to make A10X chips for this year’s 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPad Pros. The A10X is in fact believed to be the first chip produced with the technique, though TSMC does have other clients.

At present, the A10 processor used in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets feature a 16-nanometer design. The smaller size of the new processor could allow for better performance in a similarly-sized package and help improve power efficiency.

The “iPhone 8” could ship as soon as next month albeit in very low quantities. Indeed it’s rumored that the phone will only start mass assembly in September, when typically Apple prefers to have a month or two under its belt for any new iPhone.

Apple...

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05:00
Rumor: Third-gen Apple Watch to arrive in LTE and...

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note and has predicted that the Apple Watch 3 will ship later this year with both LTE and non-LTE models offered. Kuo also expects the next Apple Watch will retain the same general design and not feature an obvious new form factor.

Kuo added that the Apple Watch will probably continue to ship in 38mm and 42mm size configurations.

The prediction comes 10 days after Bloomberg’s report that the Apple Watch may feature Intel modems for LTE connectivity.

Kuo’s note also added that the third-generation Apple Watch with cellular connectivity will not support 3G connections, only LTE, which will limit which markets in which it can be sold and used.

The Bloomberg story stated that AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint were on board to support the cellular versions of the Apple Watch. Expected prices for the units are presently unknown.

KGI Securities has predicted that Apple will ship 17...

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04:30
StarTech’s Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station provides...

StarTech’s $405 Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with Full Power Delivery is one of the first (perhaps the first) docking stations on the market that provides full power delivery for Thunderbolt 3 enabled Mac and Windows platforms, so it’s perfect for Thunderbolt 3-equipped MacBook Pros. What does “full power delivery” mean? The StarTech device packs a 170W power adapter for efficient powering and charging (up to 85W).

The Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station also comes with a six-foot USB-C to DisplayPort cable. This lets you connect to an additional DisplayPort monitor (or two) without having to purchase extra cables or adapters. This is very handy for anyone who needs to connect dual 4K/UHD displays with advanced resolution, contrast, and color depth in order to see photos, videos, applications, and text in detail. At 40Gbps, Thunderbolt 3 delivers...

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04:29
DJI drones are getting an offline mode for secret...

Chinese manufacturer DJI is adding a local data mode to its drones. Once enabled, the new feature will stop the company's apps from collecting user data (such as photos, videos, and flight logs). Although, DJI claims the update is in response to publ...

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04:00
Qualcomm's new depth-sensing camera is...

Dual cameras are so passé. Qualcomm is getting ready to define the next generation of cameras for the Android ecosystem. It's adding three new camera modules to its Spectra Module Program, which lets device manufacturers select ready-made part...

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04:00
How to import notes and files to macOS Sierra’s...

You can take the notes that you’ve created in other apps, and import them into the Notes app in macOS Sierra. 

When you import notes, you can add them to your iCloud notes account or your On My Mac account. If you store them in iCloud, you can automatically see all of your notes on any device where you’re signed in with your Apple ID.

  • Open your Notes app.
  • Choose to store your notes in iCloud or On My Mac. Click a folder in the account that you want to use.
  • In the menu bar, click File > Import.
  • Select the file or folder that you want to import. If the notes that you're importing are organized in folders, click Options in the lower-left corner to keep them organized.
  • Click Import. When you see a confirmation message, click Import again.

After your notes import, you'll see a new folder in the Notes app called Imported Notes. Then you can organize them into any Notes folder that you want. 

(This how-to is...

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03:52
Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European &...

Facebook Marketplace, which allows you to sell unwanted items to people in your local community direct from the iOS app, is today rolling out to 17 new European and Nordic countries …

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03:30
Notable apps and app updates for Aug. 15, 2017

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

iOS Apps/Updates

Suparerg Suksai has introduced Math: Unknown 1.0., a step-by-step math calculation game. The $4.99 app is designed to teach users how to calculate in the correct order rather than just asking only the final calculated results. Math: Unknown consists of four basic arithmetic operations which are addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Visitors to Dublin, Ireland can gain access to more than 25 of the city's most popular attractions directly via their smartphones with the newly launched app and mobile version of the popular Dublin Pass sightseeing card. It contains...

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03:00
The Morning After: Tuesday, August 15th 2017

Hey, good morning! What happened? DeLorean's making a flying car, that's what. Well, it has a render and plans. There's also a ready-for-swimming wearable for Samsung and Mewtwo wants to fight.

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02:11
A drone landed on Britain's biggest warship and...

The Pentagon has already approved a policy giving military bases the right to shoot down drones that get too close. A lot of other countries' governments and militaries, however, are still in the midst of figuring out how to deal with them as they be...

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02:08
CNBC corroborates LTE cellular Apple Watch reports,...

Bloomberg first reported Apple’s plans to bring cellular connectivity to the Apple Watch at the beginning of August. KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo mirrored those claims yesterday, positioning LTE as the key upgrade for the new generation.

A report from CNBC today corroborates the stories, with a firmer launch window. CNBC believes the new watch models will be announced alongside the iPhone 8 unveiling at Apple’s (as-yet-unannounced) September event.

more…

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01:02
Aetna may offer customers a free Apple Watch as a...

Health insurer Aetna is already giving its workers free Apple Watches (plus a handful of regular customers), but it now looks ready to expand those bonuses to everyone. CNBC sources understand that Aetna is in talks with Apple to offer a free or disc...

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00:10
The untold history of multitouch

Fascinating story that Dave Hamilton dug up about the originals of multitouch.

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Monday August 14

23:33
Blizzard isn't ditching the Battle.net name...

Some fans got sad when they heard that Blizzard plans to ditch the Battle.net name after two decades online. Others shrugged it off: it's new name doesn't matter anyway. It's always going to be called B.net. After hearing its fans' thoughts, the vide...

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22:20
Peter Dinklage film ‘Rememory’ hits Google Play on...

If you're going to get sad once Game of Thrones ends its current short season at the end of August, there's a little glimmer of hope: The show's star Peter Dinklage has a movie coming out then. Rememory, a science fiction thriller also starring Julia...

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21:15
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich drops out of Trump council

Intel chief Brian Krzanich condemned hate speech and white supremacy on Twitter following the horrific events in Charlottesville this weekend. For a while, though, it wasn't clear whether he'd continue backing President Trump's American Manufacturing...

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20:39
Snapchat’s new ‘Crowd Surf’ feature uses AI to...

Snapchat is testing a new feature called Crowd Surf as it looks to combat increasing competition from Instagram. The new Crowd Surf feature takes individual video clips from various users and combines them together to create the effect of one seamless video that’s longer than 10 seconds…

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19:34
Target buys same-day delivery company to battle...

A couple of months ago, Target took on Amazon's Prime Pantry services with its own version: Restock. The retailer's new service undercut Amazon by a dollar for a 45-pound box full of goodies, and even offered next-day service to beat out Amazon's fou...

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18:36
DOJ demands info on 1.3M visitors to protest-...

A month ago, the Department of Justice served a warrant (PDF) to Dreamhost regarding one of its clients. This is routine for law enforcement to make such requests, the website hosting service said in a blog post -- except the page in question, disrup...

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18:25
Google Pays Apple $3 Billion Per Year To Remain On...

In a note to investors on Monday, Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi Jr. said Google is paying Apple billions of dollars per year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. "The firm believes that Google will pay Apple about $3 billion this year, up from $1 billion just three years ago, and that Google's licensing fees make up a large bulk of Apple's services business," reports CNBC. From the report: "Court documents indicate that Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014, and we estimate that total Google payments to Apple in FY 17 may approach $3 billion," Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi Jr. said. "Given that Google payments are nearly all profit for Apple, Google alone may account for 5% of Apple's total operating profits this year, and may account for 25% of total company OP growth over the last two years."

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17:32
Google hires a legendary Apple engineer to tackle AI

Legendary programmer Chris Lattner has had a roller coaster of a year. He left Apple (where he developed the Swift programming language) to help build Tesla's Autopilot technology, only to leave months later after realizing that he wasn't a good fit...

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17:24
Do you think it’s time for a new Apple Watch form...

While an earlier report had claimed that Apple would introduce a new Apple Watch form factor this year, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo today stated that this year’s model will feature the same design as the previous iterations. Such a move on Apple’s part will mark three generations with the same design for Apple Watch.

Do you think it’s time for Apple Watch to undergo a design refresh?

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17:03
What’s new in iOS 11 beta 6? Hands-on with new...

Earlier today Apple released iOS 11 beta 6 to developers, and like previous beta iterations, it comes with several new updates and changes. The most obvious change is found in a new controversial App Store icon update, along with an update to the Apple Maps icon that highlights the company’s new Apple Park campus. Have a look at our video inside for a brief hands-on walkthrough. more…

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15:30
Latest Price Drops: 256GB 9.7" iPad Pro for $...




Apple authorized reseller Adorama has just launched additional price drops, including $200 off the 256GB 9.7-inch iPad Pro in Rose Gold. Apple's Late 2016 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros are also up to $1,000 off instantly, while iMacs start at just $929 with no tax outside NY and NJ.

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15:12
AWT News Update: August 14, 2017

It's a short Apple World Today News Update podcast today. Here's what we have for our listeners:

  • We'll be hosting a special pre-eclipse episode of the live AWT TV show tonight starting at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET. Be sure to join Steve & Marty as they get you ready to observe an amazing celestial event
  • Developer and Public Beta 6 of all of Apple's operating systems were released today
  • Swift inventor Chris Lattner is now working on Google's AI project
  • Inventec says that supplies of the Apple HomePod will be constrained in December

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

Text Version

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15:03
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15:00
Pandora names former Sling TV executive Roger Lynch...

It’s no secret that Pandora has struggled to adapt to the new era of on-demand streaming services. Capping off a series of unfortunate events for the company was the departure of its long-time CEO Tim Westergren earlier this year. Today, however, Pandora announced that it has named former Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch as its new CEO and president, as well as a member of its board.

more…

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14:51
Latest iOS 11 beta contains new Maps icon featuring...




Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release, issued on Monday, contains a few graphical tweaks that bring a fresh feel to the operating system, including a new Maps icon that appears to feature Apple Park's main "spaceship" structure.

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14:45
Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's...

Editor's note: This article was last updated on August 14, 2017, to include info on Apple Music's original video content and to update instructions to reflect changes in iOS 10. 

Apple singlehandedly turned the digital music marketplace on its head when it launched the iTunes Store in 2003, and now it’s going after the current hottest trend: Streaming media. Apple Music launched in 2015 to take on the likes of Spotify, Tidal, and other streaming subscription services. Now that it’s hit it’s two-year mark, Apple Music is showing no signs of slowing down—Apple is using the platform to launch original content and television shows, as well as exclusive content from artists.

To read this article in...

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14:28
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 14...

The only notable software release this week is Banktivity 6.1.2.

 

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14:28
ExtraBITS for 14 August 2017

In ExtraBITS this week, an augmented reality expert explains why we may not see AR glasses from Apple for several years, Google adds phishing warnings to the Gmail app for iOS, and Disney has announced that it will halt its deal with Netflix to launch its own streaming services.

 

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14:16
Koogeek LB1 Smart Light Bulb: Colorful HomeKit...

Koogeek seems to be single-handedly taking over the home automation field by developing and marketing low-cost HomeKit accessories. The latest from the company is the LB1 Smart Light Bulb, a $54.99 (available on Amazon for $36.99 -- affiliate link) LED bulb that can display over 16 million colors and can be controlled by the Home app and Siri.

The Koogeek LB1 Smart Light Bulb

Design

Many LED light bulbs tend to be a little oddly shaped; the Koogeek LB1 reminds me somewhat of an Easter egg with a dark bottom that contains the electronics for the bulb and a top that can display that huge spectrum of colors. 

Using a standard E26/E27 screw base, the 8W LB1...

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14:10
Analyst: Apple Watch Series 3 to be available in LTE...

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the upcoming Apple Watch Series 3 — expected in September —will offer LTE cellular connectivity, but won’t sport a new form factor, as some have rumored. 

Apple currently requires its smartwatch to be connected wirelessly to an iPhone to stream music, download directions in maps, and send messages while on the go. Equipped with LTE chips, at least some next gen Apple Watch models will be able to conduct many tasks without an iPhone in range, according to Bloomberg. For example, a user would be able to download new songs and use apps and leave their smartphone at home.

Kuo says the next gen smartwatch come in 38mm and 42mm and will be available in LTE and non-LTE versions. He predicts that Apple will ship 8-9 million Apple...

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13:53
Killer Deals: Save $70 to $250 instantly on Apple...




First come, first served: AppleInsider readers can use exclusive coupons this week to instantly save between $70 and $250 on every new Mid 2017 MacBook Pro, including Apple's 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. In addition to the promo code and instant cash savings, sales tax will not be collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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13:52
LTE Apple Watch will keep current form factor, be...




Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Monday weighed in on Apple's upcoming Apple Watch release, affirming recent reports of LTE cellular connectivity and dispelling rumors that the device will sport a new form factor.

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13:48
KGI: Apple Watch 3 to come in LTE and non-LTE models...

Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has released a new forecast on the next generation Apple Watch. According to Kuo, the Apple Watch 3 will ship later this year with both LTE and non-LTE models offered. Kuo also expects the next Apple Watch will retain the same general design and not feature an obvious new form factor.

more…

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13:41
Google could pay Apple up to $3B to hold default...




Google could end up paying Apple as much as $3 billion this year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads, an analyst estimated on Monday.

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13:28
Sony’s latest aftermarket CarPlay receiver adds a...

Sony has shared a few details about its second aftermarket CarPlay receiver coming later this year. Like Sony’s XAV-AX100 (reviewed) released last year, the upcoming XAV-AX200 will feature a 6.4-inch touch display that works with Apple CarPlay when connected to your iPhone over the Lightning cable.

more…

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13:28
Universal Audio releases four new plugins

My favorite audio company is back at it, releasing four new plugins in their latest update. Universal Audio released the KORG SDD-3000 Digital Delay, Dytronics Cyclosonic Panner, ENGL Savage 120 Guitar Amplifier, AMS RMX16 Expanded, and the Sonnox Oxford Dynamic EQ. There are videos on the update page for each plugin, so you can get an idea of what they do.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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13:12
A look inside Apple’s new Madison store in the...

With little fanfare, Apple’s newest Wisconsin retail location opened this past weekend at the outdoor Hilldale Shopping Center in Madison. The new 10,000 sq. ft. space replaces Apple’s previous indoor Madison location in the aging West Towne Mall, 10 minutes away.

more…

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12:55
Sony previews new XAV-AX200 receiver with Apple...




Sony on Monday revealed the XAV-AX200, its latest aftermarket receiver with support for Apple's CarPlay, due to ship in North America by the end of the year.

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12:50
AWT TV Tonight: Our special live pre-eclipse episode

1998 Total Solar Eclipse as seen from Aruba

One week from today is the eclipse across America, starting on the Oregon coast and ending off of the South Carolina shores. Apple World Today publisher/editor Steve Sande has some plans for viewing and recording this eclipse, which will be the second total eclipse he's seen. Contributing editor Marty Edwards lives near the path of totality and has been busy testing apps that show all of the details of the event. Tonight, we'll spend an hour or so on our AWT TV livestream talking about everything you'll need to know about the upcoming event.

The show starts at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET on the AWT YouTube Channel. Just show up at about the time the show's ready to begin and join us online. We'll answer questions as they come in...

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12:50
News: Supplier claims HomePod will ship in December...

Inventec Appliances — the supplier responsible for producing Apple’s AirPods — claims the HomePod home speaker will be available in limited quantities in the fourth quarter of this year, Nikkei Asian Review reports. “We will finally ship the smart home device this year, but its contribution will be fairly limited and hopefully that will improve next year,” Inventec Appliances President David Ho said during his company’s…

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12:48
Staples has discounted the iPad mini 4 by $100

Tablets may not be as popular these days, but they're still great devices. If you're in the market for one, Staples has a nice deal on the iPad mini 4 this week. For $299, you can pick-up this diminutive iPad in all three available colors: gold, silver, and space gray. That's $100 off Apple's standard price.

The iPad mini 4 features a 7.9-inch display with 2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch. Under the hood, it has an A8 processor with the M8 motion coprocessor, an 8MP rear camera, and FaceTime front camera.

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12:40
Swift creator Chris Lattner moving to Google Brain...




After a six-month stint at Tesla, one-time Apple engineer and Swift champion Chris Lattner has landed at the Google Brain artificial intelligence project.

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12:20
Google Hires Former Star Apple Engineer Chris...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Chris Lattner, a legend in the world of Apple software, has joined another rival of the iPhone maker: Alphabet's Google, where he will work on artificial intelligence. Lattner announced the news on Twitter on Monday, saying he will start next week. His arrival at Mountain View, California-based Google comes after a brief stint as head of the automated driving program at Tesla, which he left in June. Lattner made a name for himself during a decade-plus career at Apple, where he created the popular programming language Swift. Lattner said he is joining Google Brain, the search giant's research unit. There he will work on a different software language: TensorFlow, Google's system designed to simplify the programming steps for AI, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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11:27
Aetna health insurance company may offer an Apple...

CNBC reports that Apple and Aetna held secret talks last week to discuss bringing the Apple Watch to the company’s 23 million members.

Aetna is an American managed health care company that sells traditional and consumer directed health care insurance plans and related services, such as medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans. The company is a member of the Fortune 100.

Aetna already offers an Apple Watch to 50,000 employees as part of its corporate wellness plan, but now wants to extend a free or discounted wearable device as a membership perk, according to CNBC. Last week’s meetings included executives from Aetna and Apple, as well as hospital chief medical information officers across the country, the article adds.

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11:08
How Tech Could Help Creators Look Before They Leap


The folks who made The Emoji Movie apparently were worried about its Rotten Tomatoes score -- it had earned a 0 percent rating at one point, based on a scattering of early reviews -- so they stopped critics from publishing further reviews until just before previews began running. The result was a great opening day, but attendance fell off sharply because, well, the movie sucked. It would seem to me that it would be far better to figure out how to make movies that don't suck than to come up with creative ways to get people to see them.

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10:46
Apple working with insurer Aetna to discount Apple...

Healthcare company Aetna may be following up on its company-wide initiative by bringing discounted prices of the Apple Watch to millions of its customers. CNBC reports that both Aetna and Apple have been holding meetings over the past week to discuss ways to make this possible.

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10:46
Vintage Apples: Streaming music from Apple Watch to...

Niles Mitchell, AKA napabar on YouTube, has a lot of fun with vintage electronics that may or may not be made by Apple. In this article, we have two examples of videos that Mitchell has created that deal with linking up present-day Apple gear with vintage tech. 

To start with, Mitchell answers the question "How could I stream music from my Apple Watch to my portable 8-track tape player?" with some wireless Bluetooth magic:

There, aren't you glad you know how to do that? It will come in very handy the next time you are on the beach with your 8-track player, listening to that Michael Jackson tape, and have the desire to stream some music that's stored on your Watch to the player...

The next fun is with Mitchell sending programs from an Apple Watch to an...

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10:43
Google pays $3 billion for default search on iOS,...

Being the default search engine on iOS is highly lucrative for Google, with Apple’s devices predicted to account for approximately 50% of Google’s mobile search revenue. So much so that one financial firm estimates that Google will pay Apple $3 billion this year to remain the default.

more…

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10:41
Apple, Aetna, major hospital chains allegedly...




Apple reportedly held a number of discussions with Aetna in the beginning of August to see how to best bring the Apple Watch to the 23 million customers of the insurer.

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10:28
Apple HomePod manufacturer Inventec warns of limited...




During a earnings conference, the Inventec CEO said that Apple's HomePod would have little material impact on the company's future results, that the device would probably be constrained at launch -- with other reports claiming that Foxconn will handle half of the manufacturing duties in 2018.

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10:20
Apple seeds sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11...




Apple on Monday issued its sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4, and macOS High Sierra, paving the way for full launches due this fall.

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10:10
Leaked Microsoft memo points to high initial return...




Problems with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 may be responsible for Consumer Reports's recent decision not to recommend the Surface line as a whole, a leaked Microsoft memo suggests.

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10:09
tvOS 11 developer beta 6 for Apple TV now available

Apple is rolling out the sixth tvOS 11 developer beta for testing on the fourth-gen Apple TV. tvOS 11 brings Home screen sync, automatic dark and light mode, full AirPods support, AirPlay 2 and more.

more…

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10:03
watchOS 4 beta 6 for Apple Watch now available

Apple has released the sixth watchOS 4 developer beta for testing on all Apple Watch models. watchOS 4 brings new watch faces including Siri and Toy Story options, enhanced Music and Workout experiences, Apple News, person to person payments and Apple Pay Cash, and more.

more…

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10:02
Apple releases macOS High Sierra beta 6 to developers

Apple has released macOS High Sierra beta 6 for developer testing. macOS High Sierra includes the new Apple File System, HEVC video playback, Metal 2, Photos and Safari upgrades, and more.

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10:00
Apple releases iOS 11 developer beta 6 with new Maps...

It’s been one week since the last developer beta, and Apple has just released the sixth developer beta preview. iOS 11 brings new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, and much more.

more…

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09:57
Google Calendar desktop redesign, new Gboard talk-to...

Google has had a rather busy day so far with releasing new features and testing others before they’re ready for prime time, including updates to Google Calendar, the company’s Voice Search API, and the YouTube app.

more…

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09:42
Upcoming Sony in-car audio systems will support...

Sony Electronics has announced its XAV-AX200 and MEX-GS820BT in-car audio systems, which sport support for Apple’s CarPlay. Both will be available by year’s end, but pricing hasn’t been announced. 

Compatible with iPhone 5 and later models, CarPlay provides a simplified way to use your iPhone interface on a car’s touch screen, giving users access to Siri voice controls, as well as Apple Maps, Apple Music, Phone, Messages, and a variety of third party apps. The tech takes the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving and puts them on your car’s built-in display. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road.

As an enhancement to the XAV-AX100 receiver, the XAV-AX200 DVD receiver offers the latest technology to make the most out of long car journeys, while the MEX-GS820BT works as a high power in-car receiver.

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09:29
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7-inch iPad $50 off, Amazon...

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications. more…

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09:29
Apple says that more Smart Connector products are...

Apple says that vendors have products in the pipeline that will use its Smart Connector technology that debuted with the iPad Pro, reports Fast Company.

In fact, only four accessories support it: Apple’s Smart Keyboard and two keyboards and a docking station made by Logitech. Accessory makers told Fast Company that use of the Smart Connector have been slow because of wait times, high costs for Smart Connector components, and because praised Bluetooth is a better fit, at least for iPad keyboards. However, Apple tells the publication that “multiple companies” are now developing Smart Connector accessories. 

The Smart Connector transfers data and power between iPad Pro and compatible accessories. No batteries or charging is required. For instance, when youattach a compatible keyboard, you can immediately start typing. When you...

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09:19
China plans a working committee to ‘oversee’ Apple’s...

China's Guizhou province, where Apple has set up its first data center in the country, plans to create a working committee chaired by communist party members to oversee the tech giant’s iCloud facility, reports Reuters. The Guizhou government says on its website (www.gzgov.gov.cn) that the iCloud working committee would be made up of around 10 members, such as Guizhou's Executive Vice Governor Qin Rupei, Deputy Secretary-general Ma Ningyu and other officials.

China has begun policing (some would say censoring) the Internet more closely and introduced a new cyber security law on June 1 that imposes tougher controls over data than in Europe and the U.S., including...

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09:12
Giveaway: Enter to win a cord-cutting package...




Plex is partnering with AppleInsider this week to give readers the chance to win a cord-cutting package complete with a lifetime Plex Pass, HDHomerun Connect Tuner and Mohu Leaf 50 Antenna. In addition to the grand prize, four lifetime Plex Passes are up for grabs.

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09:10
Analyst: Google will pay Apple $3 billion this year...

In a note to clients — as reported by CNBC — Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi Jr. says Google will pay Apple $3 billion this year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. Google paid Apple $1B billion for the privilege in 2014. 

The Google licensing payments are mostly profit for Apple. Bernstein estimates the payments could account for up to 5% of Apple’s operating profits in 2017. 

The analyst adds that Apple’s products account for about half of Google’s mobile search revenues. However, he adds, that in the future, Google might choose to stop the payments if it was fairly certain that Apple would continue to include its search engine on iOS devices based purely on customer demand.  

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09:07
Turning seven lines of code into a $9.2 billion...

In 2010, Patrick and John Collison, brothers from rural Ireland, began to debug this process. Their company, Stripe Inc., built software that businesses could plug into websites and apps to instantly connect with credit card and banking systems and receive payments. The product was a hit with Silicon Valley startups. Businesses such as Lyft, Facebook, DoorDash, and thousands that aspired to be like them turned Stripe into the financial backbone of their operations.

This is a great read. They have done exceptionally well in a cut-throat business.

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09:03
∞ The story behind the song ‘Brandy (You’re a Fine...

What a great song.

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09:03
Analyst: Apple will ship 500,000 HomePods in December

Inventec Appliances says it will start shipping Apple’s HomePod smart speaker late this year, which matches Apple’s December launch date.  

In a note to clients, Fubon Securities analyst Arthur Liao predicts the Apple supplier will ship 500,000 units of HomePod in 2017 and that the late-launching device will contribute less than 1% of the company’s revenues. Next year, the company will reportedly have to split HomePod orders with Hon Hai Precision Industry or Foxconn, likely due to Apple’s dislike for relying on one supplier.

Apple’s HomePod is expected to go on sale in December and cost $349. The device is just under seven inches tall and looks like a piece of...

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08:53
Pondering the conversion from HFS+ to APFS

There’s a lot of excitement these days about the new APFS filesystem coming from Apple. I’m certainly excited about it; some of the promised features sound great. However, I’m going to make a bold suggestion: Don’t convert your production startup disk to APFS this Fall. Wait for the new filesystem to get some more mileage before making the switch. HFS+ is still a supported configuration for High Sierra, and sticking with the tried-and-true filesystem may save a lot of headaches and wasted time.

Mike is the founder of Bombich Software, the makers of Carbon Copy Cloner, so he knows a lot about file systems.

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08:41
Apple says more Smart Connector products for iPad...




A recent conversation with manufacturers mostly points the finger at Apple for slow rollout of Smart Connector peripherals, but Apple itself says that vendors have products in the pipeline using the technology.

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08:41
Nikkei: HomePod shipments in Q4 2017 likely to be...

A new report out today indicates that the Apple HomePod will likely be limited in quantity when it begins shipping out in the fourth quarter of this year. Inventec Appliances, which is also responsible for manufacturing AirPods, is expected to start with a limited shipment of HomePods that increases into the next year.

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08:38
BlackPods: Transform your Apple AirPods [Sponsor]

At BlackPods, we’ve developed a proprietary coating system specifically for Apple’s AirPods. Our three-phase finishing procedure utilizes the latest in solvent-based painting technology to yield a luxurious finish that exceeds U.S. Military specifications. Every pair of customized AirPods we produce is hand-finished by a team of skilled artisans. Whether you purchase them through us or send yours in, each pair of AirPods is subjected to a rigorous visual and quality inspection.

BlackPods sells their AirPods in two colors: BlackPods Classic (high-gloss black), and BlackPods Stealth (matte black). BlackPods Classic are available for $279, and BlackPods Stealth are available for $299. Both finishes include free domestic shipping. BlackPods also allows its customers to mail in their own AirPods for customization– $99 for high-gloss black and $119 for matte black.

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08:32
Chinese government sets up committee to watch over...




China's Guizhou province is setting up a working committee specifically to oversee Apple's new data center in the region, which was established to comply with cybersecurity laws that went into effect earlier this year.

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08:13
Cornell Parents/TidBITS Meetup with Adam & Tonya

If you’re bringing a child to start school at Cornell University this week, we’d love it if you could join us at a meetup for TidBITS readers.

 

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08:03
Review: Photolemur, the Mac app that uses AI to...

One of the problems of being a keen photographer is that it’s easy to slip into a mode where you treat every photograph as if it were a professional assignment. You can end up carrying around a lot of kit, and then spending a lot of time editing photos.

I now make a conscious effort to decide my objective in advance. Is it artistic – where the kit and the time will be justified by the result – or am I simply seeking to capture a memory of an event, aka a snapshot?

Even for proper photography, I rarely carry a DSLR these days: my trusty Sony a6300 copes with most things. But when I’m just after a snapshot, I try to keep things simple …

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07:55
News: Developing Smart Connector accessories proving...

While Apple touted the iPad Pro’s Smart Connector as a valuable new port for charging and linking accessories, so far only Apple itself and its close collaborator Logitech have produced anything to make use of it, Fast Company reports. While Apple has confirmed “multiple companies are now developing Smart Connector accessories,” those in the industry are looking at a daunting task when examining the market advantage Logitech has…

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07:52
Canary security system gains two-way audio feature,...

Canary already makes one of the best iOS-controlled smart home security cameras on the market, and the latest app update brings new features including two-way audio communication and improved live streaming. Canary has also introduced a new web app for viewing your live feed online.

more…

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07:51
What if Quentin Tarantino made spaghetti and...

[VIDEO] There are a few of these videos (food prep done in the style of famous directors), but this one (embedded in the main Loop post) just nailed the concept.

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07:50
TSMC in mass production of 10nm 'A11'...




TSMC is reportedly churning out 10-nanometer "A11" processors for Apple's "iPhone 8," which is likely to be announced early next month -- even if a ship date is still nebulous.

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07:47
“Every time I get in my car and plug in my iPhone,...

Wired:

EVERY TIME I get in my car and plug in my iPhone, the same exact song plays: “All of Me” by John Legend. But not the John Legend version, which would be much less embarrassing. No, the very first alphabetically sorted song in my Apple Music library is a cover of “All of Me” by the Dartmouth a cappella group The Dartmouth Aires. It’s not that I hate the song, or this version. It’s that I’ve heard the first 15 seconds of the song approximately 438 million times, blaring through my speakers as I open Spotify or Pocket Casts and play something I actually want.

Every iPhone user has a song like this.

And:

I could go on a whole bender here, ranting about how my phone should know what I want to listen to when I get into the car (probably whatever I was listening to five seconds before I got into the car!) and how annoying it is that the phone instead just plays the song in my library in the alphabetical pole position.

And:

Instead, I’ll...

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07:39
Taking your data plan to a new iPad

New York Times:

In the case of the iPad, you might be able to transfer your plan from the old tablet to the new one right in the settings, without having to fuss around with the hardware.

After you have gone through Apple’s sequence of steps for setting up a new iPad out of the box, tap open the Settings app on the home screen. On the Settings screen, choose Cellular Data on the left side and Set Up Cellular Data on the right. If your previous iPad uses a compatible SIM (subscriber identity module), you should see an option to transfer your existing plan over to the new iPad through your wireless carrier’s network. You need to know the user name and password for your account with the carrier to complete the move and activation process.

Tuck this one away for the next time you upgrade your iPad.

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07:12
News: New videos appear to show assembly processes,...

YouTube star Danny Winget claims to have obtained dummy models of the iPhone 8 in three colors, showing the mockups off in his latest video. Winglet’s non-functional devices show the silver and copper/gold coming with white front bezels and cutouts, leaving the black as the only model with the black bezels and cutouts if Apple sticks to three colors as previously rumored. The silver has a glass back with shinier stainless steel sides, and the…

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06:54
Snapchat Pokémon update lets you pose as Pikachu for...

The Pokémon Company International has teamed up with Snapchat to launch a new Pikachu Lens available now for a limited time, the company announced today.

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06:36
Beijing urges subway riders to pay with smartphones...

Caixin:

Beijing’s 274 subways stations let you pay with nothing more than your smartphone — as long as it’s not an iPhone, which currently doesn’t support the technology.

On Monday, authorities began rolling out citywide promotions for the wireless function, which allows direct payment from 160 smartphone models, including those from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Xiaomi Inc. and Samsung.

And:

But the service is unavailable for iPhone users because Apple doesn’t currently allow the required near-field communication (NFC) technology on its handsets to connect to third-party payment terminals in China, BMAC said.

And:

An upgrade to Apple’s iOS operating system due this fall will enable the latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models to read more third-party NFC devices, according to company information released at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June.

A BMAC employee told Caixin that the state-run company doesn’t know for now...

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06:35
Taiwanese Apple suppliers see revenue climb almost...

We learned earlier today that Foxconn’s revenue was up 7.5% year-on-year, and the Nikkei Asian Review notes that Foxconn is not the only Taiwanese Apple supplier to see its revenues rise …

more…

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06:27
Rumors tap Apple's new 'iPhone 8'...




At Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, the copper-tinged version of the "iPhone 8" is known internally as "blush gold," according to rumors circulated over the weekend.

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06:19
Homeless iPhone

Fabrice Dubois:

So, apparently the next iPhone won’t have a physical Home button. There’s been much speculation already about what that means for the user. The bottom area of the device, for some, will be used to host the navigation bar items, as well as a virtual Home button.

This article describes another possibility.

This post does two thing:

  1. It does a nice job of talking through the iOS 11 home button experience on the iPad, making the case that the new “swipe up from the bottom edge” reduces the need for the Home button.

  2. Offers a nice conceptual take for the iPhone, which does not offer that bottom edge gesture, at least not as of the current iOS 11 beta.

Interesting take. I doubt we’ll see such a chance in a future beta, but perhaps some food for thought for iOS 12.

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06:13
Finally, some UK HomeKit switches and sockets as...

The UK has lagged some way behind the US when it comes to HomeKit devices – especially if you want things that don’t look like HomeKit devices. This is set to change in October when LightwaveRF will offer its new light switches and plug sockets.

Unlike things like Elgato Eve, which require a relatively bulky addition to a power socket, and Philips Hue switches, which supplement existing wired ones, Lightwave is offering units that can simply replace your existing fittings …

more…

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06:06
Amazon recalls eclipse glasses; U.S. sellers stunned...

I got this notice from Amazon over the weekend:

We’re writing to provide you with important safety information about the eclipse products you purchased on Amazon (order #113-5832038-7027461 for Daylight Sky G021 Plastic Solar Eclipse Glasses with Carry Case, Adult Size, Cool Style and Look, CE and ISO Tested, Safe Solar Viewing, (3 Glasses and 3 Cases), 3 Piece).

To protect your eyes when viewing the sun or an eclipse, NASA and the American Astronomical Society (AAS) advise you to use solar eclipse glasses or other solar filters from recommended manufacturers. Viewing the sun or an eclipse using any other glasses or filters could result in loss of vision or permanent blindness.

Amazon has not received confirmation from the supplier of your order that they sourced the item from a recommended manufacturer. We recommend that you DO NOT use this product to view the sun or the eclipse.

I suspect that this is about liability and on advice from Amazon’s legal...

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Zoolz Cloud Storage, 2TB Lifetime...

For Monday’s iLounge Deal, we’re offering a Lifetime Subscription to 2TB of Zoolz Cloud Storage for only $49.99 — that’s 98% off the regular price. This plan provides 2TB of extremely affordable “cold storage” to safely store huge amounts of data that rarely gets used. Additional features include 256-bit AES encryption, backup scheduling, bandwidth throttling, file retention, and more. Get a lifetime subscription to…

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06:00
$49.99 for lifetime access to 2TB of Cloud Storage....

Most cloud storage services have one common problem: you pay for them on a subscription basis, and that $2.99 a month can add up over the years. That's what's great about today's deal on Zoolz Cloud Storage. With a onetime $49.99 purchase, you can use your 2TB of storage space for as long as you're alive to use it.

Zoolz is highly rated, getting 4.5 out of 5 stars from Reviewster and named the Number 1 Best Business Cloud Storage Service by TopTenReviews. Your purchase provides these benefits:

  • Store 2TB of data for life, w/ no additional costs
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05:58
Self-contained, Smart Fusion guitar launches with...

The line of $1,399 Fusion Guitars are now available online to musicians in the U.S. Billed as "the world's most advanced electric guitar" they allow musicians to unplug, learn and create music just about anywhere.

Incorporating a built-in amp, speakers and iPhone integration for access to tones, guitar effects and apps, these next generation musical instruments feature:

  • An Apple iPhone and iPod dock with 24-bit/96kHz audio interface;
  • A full-scale high quality maple neck with the option of rosewood or maple fingerboar;
  • A built-in 20 Watt Class-D amplifier module with low noise (-90dB);
  • HD speakers — two full range speakers plus a higher frequency tweeter aimed upward;
  • A patented floating speaker box, a feature that allows the speaker to "float" in the guitar body on rubber mounts. This design reduces the amount of vibration transmission between the guitar body and...
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05:56
∞ More on Consumer Reports flipping Microsoft...

On Friday, we posted news about Consumer Reports very publicly changing their Microsoft Surface opinion to “Not recommended”. From our post:

Take this change with a grain of salt, give the experts a chance to dig through the methodology. But no matter the ultimate resolution, this certainly gives a black eye to Microsoft’s Surface brand.

Over the weekend, I ran across this take from Ben Bajarin (it’s from a subscription-only newsletter, but Ben graciously gave me permission to repost it here):

I want to briefly comment on a consumer reports article that came out yesterday. CR officially does not recommend Microsoft Surface hardware based from their interviews and survey of 91,741 laptop and tablet owners. They claim 25% of...

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05:54
Pair of videos purport to show 'iPhone 8'...




Two videos published on Chinese social media depict workers polishing the enclosure of what appears to be the "iPhone 8," as well as a a rack to allow air circulation around the parts without human contact, or stacking.

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05:00
Intel, Toyota, other firms create consortium to help...

A number of tech and automotive firms including Intel, Toyota, and Ericsson announced the creation of a consortium that will focus on building a “big data” ecosystem for self-driving cars. The consortium will also focus on technologies such as driver assistance and using real-time data.

Other partners in the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) include Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo, and auto parts maker Denso. The automaker said that data traffic between vehicles and cloud servers is predicted to hit 10 exabytes per month by 2025, creating the need for “new architectures of network and computing infrastructure” to handle it.

The consortium will also “define requirements and develop use cases for emerging mobile devices with a particular focus on the automotive industry, bringing them to standards bodies, industry consortiums and solution providers.”

Last Wednesday, Intel announced plans to place more than 100 self-driving vehicles on the roads. These...

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05:00
You might flip for Flipping Legend's free,...

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

There were plenty of endless arcade-style games before Crossy Road, but Hipster Whale’s game was so wildly fun, so vibrantly styled, and so pure and friendly in its freemium approach that it seemed to create a whole new genre of descendants.

To read this article in full or to leave a...

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