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Thursday September 22

15:01
Satellite tracking for airliners may help prevent...

The fact that a passenger airliner can disappear without a trace is still pretty difficult to comprehend. Two companies are looking to bring a new satellite tracking solution to market that they say will prevent mysterious disappearances like that of...

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14:58
Hacker claims to have jailbroken iPhone 7 in just 24...

The iPhone 7 hit the market just a week ago, but hackers have already started work on attempting to jailbreak the device. As noted by Motherboard, one teenage hacker has already had success in jailbreaking the iPhone 7 running iOS 10. In fact, the 19-year-old developer, Luca Todesco, claims to have successfully done so in just 24 hours…

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14:42
∞ iPhone 7 Plus Depth Effect

One of the cool visual effects of the iPhone 7 Plus’ new camera is called Depth Effect—it was released as part of the new iOS 10.1 beta yesterday, so I downloaded it and gave it a try. […]

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14:30
Report: Beats not updating Studio Wireless...

Alongside the iPhone 7 earlier this month, Apple introduced a new lineup of Beats products, including the Solo3, Powerbeats 3, Beats X, and Beats Ep. Noticeably missing from the refresh, though, were the Beats Studio Wireless. Coming in near the top of the Beats lineup, the Studio Wireless offer an over-ear design and improved noise-canceling compared to the company’s other offerings.

If you were holding out for a refresh of the Beats Studio Wireless, perhaps for the holiday season, you’re going to be waiting for a while, according to a new report from CNET.

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14:27
The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $100 on...

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals atTheWirecutter.com.

You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter....

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14:03
Apple adds ABC News to Apple TV's 'Live...

Apple on Thursday added ABC News to the roster of apps supported by Live Tune-In, a feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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14:03
White House hopes to fight climate change with data...

Despite some scary evidence that climate change is affecting weather patterns and even shifting how the Earth moves, 43 percent of Americans wouldn't spend a buck a month to fight it. With Congressional deadlock standing in the way of a national stra...

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14:00
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 22, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

Twocanoes Software says Winclone, Boot Runner and SD Clone are macOS Sierra ready. 

Winclone is a solution for cloning and migrating Boot Camp on the Mac; pricing starts at $19.99. Boot Runner is a dual-boot startup control and boot management utility for enterprise Macs; pricing starts at $9.99. SD Clone offers a way to clone SD and other media cards on the Mac; pricing starts at $99.99.

Houdah Software has unveiled HoudahGeo 5.1, an upgrade to the photo geotagging tool for Mac. 

The app tags photos with location coordinates and names. Standard EXIF, XMP and IPTC geotags allow photo cataloging tools to organize and later find photos...

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13:50
19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours

An anonymous reader writes: 19-year-old hacker qwertyoruiop, aka Luca Todesco, jailbroke the new iPhone 7 just 24 hours after he got it, in what's the first known iPhone 7 jailbreak. Todesco tweeted a screenshot of a terminal where he has "root," alongside the message: "This is a jailbroken iPhone 7." He even has video proof of the jailbreak. Motherboard reports: "He also said that he could definitely submit the vulnerabilities he found to Apple, since they fall under the newly launched bug bounty, but he hasn't decided whether to do that yet. The hacker told me that he needs to polish the exploits a bit more to make the jailbreak 'smoother,' and that he is also planning to make this jailbreak work through the Safari browser just like the famous 'jailbreakme.com,' which allowed anyone to jailbreak their iPhone 4 just by clicking on a link." Apple responded to the news by saying, "Apple strongly cautions against installing any software that hacks iOS."

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13:48
Hands-on: Apple’s slightly-redesigned iPhone 7...

Like it always does, Apple released new silicon and leather cases for its latest iPhones. Outside of the obvious camera hole differences, the silicon case remains the same. The leather case, on the other hand, received a subtle, yet notable change. more…

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13:40
Sony's Xperia XZ arrives in the US October 2nd...

Sony debuted its latest handsets back at IFA and now the duo will soon debut in the US. The flagship Xperia XZ is slated to arrive October 2nd at Amazon, Best Buy and other retailers. Priced at $700 unlocked, the unlocked model supports GSM networks...

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13:13
Amazon takes aim at Shutterfly with photo printing...

Photo printing is the latest addition to Amazon's slate of services and that's not great news for the likes of Shutterfly. Amazon Prints outputs snapshots for as little as 9 cents each and offers photo books starting at $20. What's more, options like...

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13:03
Firefox 49.0

Improves performance on OS X systems without hardware acceleration and ends support for Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion. (Free, 81.3 MB)

 

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12:59
External Link: Dejal Marks 25 Years of Mac...

Congrats to David Sinclair of Dejal, who is celebrating his Mac development company’s 25th anniversary (check out the photo of his original Mac Plus!). Dejal is perhaps best known for its Simon monitoring tool, but the company also makes the free Time Out break reminder app, along with the Caboodle snippet keeper, and the BlogAssist utility for simplifying the process of making HTML markup. Through the end of the month, Dejal is offering a 50 percent discount on all its products.

 

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12:49
ABC News now works with Apple TV’s Live tune-in...

Apple TV gained a new feature earlier this year called Live tune-in that lets you tell Siri what channel you want to watch and jump right in to the current stream. The feature is somewhat difficult to discover, but Apple maintains a list of “live channels” that work with Live tune-in on the fourth-gen Apple TV.

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12:48
Tesla sues Michigan over law prohibiting direct sales

Tesla is suing the home of the auto industry. The electric car manufacturer started litigation against Michigan Governor Rick Snyder today over a law that prohibits the automaker's direct-sale model in the state, according to a report from Reuters. T...

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12:45
Review: Thought Out Simplex Tablet iPad Stand

We recently received Thought Out's Simplex Tablet iPad Stand ($30), which is as simple as its name suggests. Simplex is a $30 steel stand with an "oven baked finish" coating. The stand comes with vinyl holding pads already attached — to prevent an iPad from rubbing on the steel — as well as four feet to protect the stand from scratching any surface. Simplex should be able to hold any iPad, and the stand also includes gaps for cable management, which makes it easier to charge an iPad while viewing in either portrait or landscape mode.{/exp:char_limit}

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12:36
Opera's Free VPN Takes On Internet Privacy...


Opera earlier this week released a new version of its browser, Opera 40, which comes with a free virtual private network service built in. The official rollout follows five months of user experimentation with a beta version. The company evaluated beta users' feedback and subsequently brought on additional servers, added options for global or private browsing, and created versions that would run on iOS and Android. The VPN creates a secure connection to one of Opera's five servers around the world, letting users spoof their IP address.

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12:24
Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children...

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too...

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12:19
Pokemon Go tests global property laws

This is a very interesting, and frustrating problem. It’s only going to get to worse as more games like this come to market.

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12:12
Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts compromised

Yahoo (YHOO, Tech30) confirmed on Thursday data “associated with at least 500 million user accounts” have been stolen in what may be one of the largest cybersecurity breaches ever.

The company said it believes a “state-sponsored actor” was behind the data breach, meaning an individual acting on behalf of a government. The breach is said to have occurred in late 2014.

Ugh.

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12:10
500 million Yahoo accounts hacked, change your...

1Password to the rescue!

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12:08
Inside iOS 10: Apple's Data Detectors offer...

Finding local movie showtimes or viewing an artist's complete discography is as simple as striking up a conversation in Messages, thanks to expanded content-driven Data Detectors included in Apple's iOS 10.

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12:00
How to outsource your love life

It's 5PM on a Friday. I pour myself a glass of three-day-old white wine and wait for my wing woman to call. Her name is Ally. She has a soothing voice and a gentle demeanor. She lives in Temecula, California, somewhere between Los Angeles and the hyp...

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11:58
Apple buys out machine learning firm Tuplejump [u]

Apple has bought out India's Tuplejump, its fourth machine learning acquisition in the space of a year, a report said on Thursday. [Updated with additional information]

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11:55
News: Apple acquires machine learning company...

Apple has acquired machine learning company Tuplejump, TechCrunch reports. According to the report, Apple had specific interest in the company’s “FiloDB”, an opensource project designed to “efficiently apply machine learning concepts and analytics to massive amounts of complex data right as it streamed in.” Apple gave its typical response to the reported acquisition, saying that it “buys smaller technology companies…

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11:45
Apple FCC filing shows Apple TV-sized device with...

This week's update of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission's database has revealed an as-yet-unannounced Apple product, with screw placement and case dimensions similar to that of the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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11:42
The iOS Portrait Mode update is live in public beta

Apple just launched iOS 10 last week, but it's already working full throttle on the next update. Today, Apple made iOS 10.1 available in its public beta program, just one day after launching it for developers. The latest update adds Portrait Mode to...

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11:42
Yahoo confirms over 500 million users affected in...

Yahoo has confirmed reports that it was the victim of a major hack in late 2014, which has led to some 500 million user accounts being compromised. The story first broke way back in August when a hacker known as Peace was promising to sell 200 millio...

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11:37
Review: SmartX Galaxy ZEGA Starter Kit

There's been an interesting market developing over the past few years for iPhone-controlled toys, beginning with Parrot's original AR.Drone in 2010 and moving on through a series of smaller drones, battle tanks, rovers, rolling balls, and more. While each of these have had their own merits, most of the toys we've seen in this category have generally been simple remote control devices with open-ended play and no specific "gaming" element behind them. This makes Galaxy ZEGA, a new entry into the market from Chinese startup SmartX, all the more interesting, as the company has gone quite a ways beyond the simple RC model into creating an interactive game that mixes real-world play with a more typical gaming experience, extending on-device gaming into the real world. It's currently available for pre-order and should be available soon — it was released in China in 2015.{/exp:char_limit}
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11:20
The Fitbit Charge 2's upgrades are incremental...

Fitbit's 2-year-old Charge HR has been in dire need of an upgrade, and thankfully, the company has finally refreshed its lineup. The new Charge 2 boasts better exercise tracking, more informative stats, GPS capability and a larger screen for the same...

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11:05
Apple scoops up another machine learning company

Apple has acquired its fourth machine learning company since 2015, purchasing India-based company Tuplejump, reports TechCrunch. It’s a a data mining and analysis platform specializes in bigdata, data engineering, apache cassandra and apache spark.

Tuplejump’s website has been taken down following the acquisition, but a Wayback Machine capture of its about page has the company describing itself this way:

“A few years ago people realized that the volume of data that businesses generate was becoming unwieldy. A new set of technologies to handle this huge amounts of data cropped up. We were one of the early adopters of these ‘big-data’ technologies. Having helped Fortune 500 companies adopt these technologies we quickly realized how complicated they were and how...

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11:00
Elon Musk to show SolarCity rooftop panels October...

We knew that Elon Musk was working on a roof made of solar panels, and now we know when we'll see them: October 28th, according to a tweet from the real life Tony Stark. Assuming San Francisco's trademark fog doesn't make a surprise appearance too, t...

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10:53
Apple bolsters continuing machine learning efforts...

Apple is continuing to add to its team of machine learning experts in Cupertino. TechCrunch reports that Apple has acquired Tuplejump, which describes itself as a service that “presents all your data in a familiar format” on their now-removed website. An Apple spokesperson gave TC the usual non-denial confirmation regarding the acquisition:

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10:46
Hackers allegedly leak First Lady's passport...

The hacking group that was able to get a hold of former Secretary of State Colin Powell's emails earlier this month is back with a new breach: Emails from a White House staffer Ian Mellul. The newly released messages include planning, travel informat...

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10:45
Apple iOS 10.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.1 public betas...

One day after the release of the first post-September release event developer betas, Apple has also made available a public versions of the iOS 10.1 and macOS 10.12.1 to eligible participants.

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10:44
News: Apple releases iOS 10.1 public beta

Following yesterday’s release of the iOS 10.1 developer beta, Apple has now released a public beta version of iOS 10.1 through its Apple Software Beta Program. The iOS 10.1 public beta notably adds the “Portrait Camera” depth of field effect for iPhone 7 Plus, which Apple demonstrated at its event earlier this month — an enhancement that may encourage iPhone 7 Plus users to sign up for the public beta program to take an early peek…

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10:26
Apple releases first iOS 10.1 public beta with...

Coming just a day after Apple released the iOS 10.1 developer beta 1 with the new depth of field effect, the iOS 10.1 public beta is also now available. Users installing the public beta on the iPhone 7 Plus will see the new beta Portrait mode under their camera settings. Users on the macOS Sierra public beta will also be seeing the first macOS 10.12.1 public beta update rolling out too.

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10:22
Facebook and Intel reign supreme in 'Doom...

On the island of Santorini, Greece, a group of AIs has been facing off in an epic battle of Doom.

This is VizDoom, a contest born from one man's idea: to improve the state of artificial intelligence by teaching computers the art of fragging. That si...

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10:10
Some users complain about poor phone call sound on...

Some people are experiencing unusually bad sound quality from the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus when taking phone calls, according to complaints received by AppleInsider and shared on Apple's support forums.

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09:55
Oakley and Intel's sunglasses put a personal...

Running can be a pretty lonely sport, but you may soon get a companion that's always ready to go. Oakley and Intel have teamed up to create a sunglasses-smart-earbuds hybrid that will tell you how you're doing during your run or bike ride. The Oakley...

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09:52
The JCB Token Platform (JTP) will be used for the...

Oberthur Technologies, which specializes in secure payment technologies, has been selected by JCB — is a credit card company based in Tokyo, Japan — for the launch of Apple Pay in Japan. 

JCB will use an agnostic, scalable digitization and tokenization platform. This advanced platform: the JCB Token Platform (JTP), which was developed in collaboration with OT, leveraging its next generation digital payment enablement solution. It allows not only JCB, but also its issuing and processing partners to integrate with Apple Pay and offer real-time enrollment, provisioning and tokenization capabilities, according to Mehdi Elhaoussine, OT’s head of Digital Payments.

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09:43
Comment: Activity Sharing in iOS 10 and watchOS 3 is...

Apple is known to be notoriously bad at social — look no further than Ping, a social feature embedded in iTunes that Tim Cook killed because no one used it. That’s fine for the most part because Apple makes the platform (iOS) where the best social network apps (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) exist and people continue buying iPhones.

Apple isn’t completely socially awkward either. Music lets you tweet and post playlists, Photos lets you share Photo Streams with contacts and on the web, and iOS share sheets facilitate the majority of my social sharing. It’s Apple’s new Activity Sharing feature that I’ve been enjoying the most since...

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09:38
9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7″ 32GB iPad Pro + Cell $570...

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Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB is on sale for $570 shipped (Reg. $729)

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09:30
Inside iOS 10: Examining the new smart Photos...

With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.

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09:28
Star and galaxy birth causes giant space blobs...

A team of scientists have unraveled the secret behind lyman-alpha blobs and their intense glow. These massive clouds of hydrogen gas baffled astronomers from the time they first found out about their existence. A scientist named Charles Steidel disco...

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09:02
OmniFocus 2.7

Adds the capability to set an encryption passphrase separate from your sync password. ($39.99 new, free update, 29.5 MB)

 

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09:00
Build your own Lego drone with these affordable kits

Lego bricks have been the foundation of so many awesome and elaborate creations, it's no wonder people have already had the idea to send them skyward in drone form. But while there are plenty of DIY tutorials around, as well as the odd prebuilt model...

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09:00
Force your pals to make decisions with Facebook...

Instead of having lengthy discussions with your friends on which movie to watch or where to go for brunch, you could just offer them a poll with a list of suggestions. Starting today, you can now do so on Facebook Messenger. While in a group convo, y...

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09:00
Flywheel's phone-based taxi meter arrives in NYC

Flywheel is giving taxis in New York City the modern touch. The company is bringing its software meter and app-based hailing system to the Big Apple after its initial release in a handful of cities last year. TaxiOS puts a cab's navigation, payment,...

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08:15
Apple considers locations in Seoul for first Korean...

Apple is reportedly examining several possible retail sites in Seoul, South Korea, hoping to establish its first official outlet in the country.

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08:13
Apple Maps now has public webpages for some...

Apple is now publishing public web pages for landmarks and POI in its Apple Maps database: here’s one such place. The website link shows details about the place such as location, name, telephone number and reviews. The design is identical to the cards in the iOS 10 Maps app.

When on an Apple platform, these URLs appear to act as deep links into the native Maps app. If viewing in Chrome or on a non-Apple device like Android, the fallback webpage is loaded. The purpose for these URLs is unclear, but it may possibly foreshadow a larger move by Apple to offer its own online mapping service to compete with Google Maps on the web.

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08:03
Four Affordable Wireless Audio Solutions

The iPhone 7 may not have a traditional headphone jack, but don’t worry: Josh Centers has four affordable wireless solutions, one of which lets you keep using your favorite pair of wired headphones.

 

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07:30
Music theory for nerds

If you are new to music theory and have a technical bent, this is an interesting introduction, one that lays some important foundations, especially if you have any interest in songwriting. It’s written as a non-musical engineer digging in to the science behind music and discovering the mathematics that ties everything together.

Don’t let the science bog you down. Intervals, scales, and modes are the key concepts here.

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07:21
iPhone 7 display technology shoot-out

Dr. Raymond M. Soneira, DisplayMate:

At first glance the iPhone 7 looks almost indistinguishable from the 2014 iPhone 6 and 2015 iPhone 6s. Actually, the displays are the same size and have the same pixel resolution. But that is as far as it goes… The iPhone 7 display is a Truly Impressive major enhancement and advancement on the iPhone 6 display… and even every other mobile LCD display that we have ever tested… note that I hand out compliments on displays very carefully. And for those of you thinking of Emailing that we got hand-picked units, the iPhones were purchased retail from Verizon Wireless.

The iPhone 7 got extraordinarily high scores, and this from someone who really knows display tech. Read the post for the details, but this is one area in which the iPhone 7 is hands down the best in class.

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07:14
Apple looks to open first store in Samsung’s backyard

Jonathan Cheng, writing for the Wall Street Journal:

Apple Inc. has made inquiries about opening its first retail store in South Korea, in a signal that the technology giant may be looking to step up competition in smartphone rival Samsung Group’s backyard.

Apple looked at sites across the street from the Samsung’s longtime headquarters in Seoul, according to people familiar with the matter.

The Cupertino, Calif. company, which is Samsung Electronics Co.’s biggest rival in the mobile-phone market as well as a major customer of its smartphone components, is looking at locations near the South Korean company’s own three-story global flagship store in Seoul’s upscale Gangnam neighborhood, the people said. The company has sent retail executives to South Korea in recent months to check out potential sites for the store, they said.

The people warned that Apple’s plan hasn’t been finalized and a store opening could take about a year.

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07:09
The New York Times’ dark, dark Messages review

Amanda Hess, writing for the New York Times:

Apple built an empire on hermetically sealed systems with sleek, minimalist designs. Nowhere was its strategy more evident than in iMessage, the company’s instant messaging system that offered a free, elegant chatting solution exclusive to Apple devices. Until last week, that is, when Apple updated its software, cracked open iMessage and allowed the ephemera of the outside internet to seep in.

And:

These features mimic the aesthetics of the open internet, which is obsessed with nostalgia and is not exactly subtle. But they can’t replicate the feeling of collecting digital miscellany in our travels across the internet, remixing the material and sending it along to friends who might appreciate the find. The programmatic iMessage sucks the spontaneity from the experience. It standardizes the strange.

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Mostly, this thing feels like Facebook. A new class of iMessage apps — yes, apps within an app — lets...

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07:04
Pro surfer puts the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus to the...

While Apple makes rather modest water-resistance claims for the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, suggesting nothing more demanding than a cycle ride in the rain, that hasn’t stopped people putting them through some rather more extreme tests.

We’ve already seen the phone survive immersion in water, soda and coffee, and even dropped into 35 feet of water. This latest test has pro surfer Kai Lenny take the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus out into the waves …

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07:00
GoPro Karma Lets New Hero5s Fly High


Pro earlier this week refreshed its product line, announcing two new action cameras, a cloud service and a drone. Its new Hero5 Black camera can capture 4K video at 30 frames a second and still photos at 12 megapixels, with RAW and WDR support. It has a 2-inch touch display, and stereo sound recording with advanced wind noise reduction. It can be voice-controlled in seven languages. The shooter will be available Oct. 2. Unlike prior models, the Hero5 Black is waterproof to 33 feet without the need for a separate housing.

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06:59
Happy Hour Podcast 086 | macOS Sierra ships, Apple...

This week Benjamin and Zac unpack 9to5Mac’s Apple Watch Series 2 review, the launch of macOS Sierra, iOS 10.1 beta’s Portrait mode blur effect on iPhone 7 Plus, and much more. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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06:59
OWC launches the USB 3.1 Gen 1 Drive Dock

OWC has launched the Mac compatible, $89.95 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Drive Dock, a tool for creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, and music producers. It’s a solution for those who need constant access to multiple drives, providing a quick and easy way to access data, archive files, perform backups and more.

The USB 3.1 Gen 1 Drive Dock provides a way to access bare SATA drives. You can hot swap, read multiple drives simultaneously, or boot from bare drives, all at the speed of the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface.

Two drive bays accommodate both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives and can access a drive in each simultaneously. Each bay features its own independent power switch and LED activity monitor. It boasts a rugged aluminum construction and quiet, fanless operation,

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06:54
Shoppers looking at Apple's iPhone leaning...

A larger proportion of people are now choosing Plus-sized iPhone models, while about half of buyers are picking mid-tier storage, according to an RBC Capital Markets survey shared with AppleInsider.

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06:53
Apple buying McLaren would make perfect sense

Jordan Golson, writing for The Verge:

An acquisition would give Apple a small but significant carmaker that has enormous amounts of technological expertise in building drivetrains, vehicle control systems, and navigating complicated supplier-OEM relationships. McLaren also has significant experience working with advanced materials like carbon composites, aluminum, and carbon fiber.

It’s a small but important firm, best known for its sports cars — it sold 1,654 road cars in 2015 — and its Formula One team. But the company is much more than just a car manufacturer. The 5,000 employees of the McLaren Technology Group work across six different divisions including automotive, racing, marketing, and as an automotive supplier for race teams and high-end performance cars.

McLaren has quietly been growing its consulting division as well. McLaren Applied Technologies works with firms across a number of industries — both automotive and otherwise — to provide R&D and...

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06:25
Overwhelming majority of 9to5Mac readers opting to...

A poll we ran yesterday reveals that the overwhelming majority of 9to5Mac readers are opting to switch off the new storage-management features introduced in macOS Sierra.

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06:25
Apple opening its first Mexican store, may also be...

In an email alert — as noted by AppleInsider — Apple invited customers to attend the grand opening of its first retail outlet in Mexico, scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Centro Santa Fe mall. 

The graphic on the invite (pictured), reading "Hola Mexico" (translated as "Hello Mexico"), was subsequently posted to the front page of Apple's regional website. With the opening of the store, Apple will have 489 retail stores in 22 countries and an online store available in 39 countries.

The company has also made inquiries about opening its first retail store in South Korea, according to The Wall Street Journal. Interestingly, the article says that Apple has looked at sites...

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06:14
Apple granted patent for ‘group peer-to-peer...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 201602755475) for “group peer-to-peer financial transactions.” With macOS Sierra, Mac users can now pay online in Safari using a “Pay with Apple Pay” button, and authenticate their purchase using Touch ID on their phone or watch. Soon owners of iOS and macOS devices may be able to easily send electronic cash to each other.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that, as we move to a more mobile and fast-paced society, the use of cash or currency is being increasingly replaced by electronic transactions using credit cards, debit cards, etc. It’s pretty common for consumers to hold multiple non-currency accounts concurrently (e.g., multiple credit cards or debits cards corresponding to a respective banking provider), each of which may be dedicated for a particular type of purchase or financial exchange. 

For example, a consumer may concurrently hold a credit card account that may be dedicated for gas or automotive purchases, a credit...

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06:06
David Pogue walkthrough of the new Messages interface

The tone of this walkthrough is very beginner, but bear with. Spend 5 minutes with Pogue and you’ll quickly get your arms around all the major new features that come with the new iOS 10 Messages rewrite.

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06:01
California Supreme Court votes to review a libel...

Paresh Dave, writing for the LA Times:

The California Supreme Court agreed to review Yelp’s objection to a decision ordering it to strip the Internet of comments posted about a San Francisco law firm.

The law firm owner, Dawn Hassell, sued Ava Bird, the disgruntled former client who allegedly posted the reviews — and lower courts agreed that Yelp should be forced to remove them.

And:

To the frustration of many plaintiffs’ attorneys, the Communications Decency Act has long freed online publishers from liability for user postings on their websites and apps. But many technology experts say the Hassell case may be the biggest threat yet to the immunity.

The appellate court found that no liability was being placed on Yelp, and thus the ruling didn’t go against federal law. Instead, as the “administrator of the forum” where defamatory speech existed, Yelp bears the responsibility of removal, the court said.

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: iPhone Family Pack — AnyTrans,...

Today in iLounge Deals, you can get the iPhone Family Pack/a> for only $19.99 — that’s 85% off the regular price. Including AnyTrans, PhoneClean, and PhoneRescue, this collection of apps will ensure your whole family’s Apple devices are running at top efficiency. AnyTrans provides an all-in-one content manager that streamlines access to files spread out across your various Apple devices, while PhoneClean will eliminate unwanted junk…

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05:55
Apple taking the fight to Samsung: planning an Apple...

The rivalry between Apple and Samsung may be about to intensify: the WSJ reports that the iPhone maker is considering opening up an Apple Store very close to Samsung’s HQ in Seoul, South Korea. Perhaps very close indeed!

Apple looked at sites across the street from the Samsung ’s longtime headquarters in Seoul, according to people familiar with the matter.

The move could be a very smart one for Apple …

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05:38
Back in black: iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus mega...

Apple's latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are faster, sport significantly better cameras, expand system-wide haptics in iOS 10 with a new solid state Home button and Taptic Engine, introduce Wide Color and other major Retina HD technology improvements without changing their display resolutions, add new water resistance and include updates to system components ranging from RAM to storage to wireless capabilities.

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05:18
Review: The Brydge keyboard for 12.9-inch iPad Pro...

When I tried the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, one of the things that put me off was the quality of the keyboards available at the time. The only one I could get hold of on day one was the Logitech Create, which I found ugly and not a great typing experience. The Apple Smart Keyboard, that I got to try later, was a bit prettier but still not fantastic to type on.

What I really wanted at the time was for Brydge to bring out a version of its iPad keyboard for the 12.9-inch model. It eventually did so, and I got the chance to try it this week …

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05:15
IHS completes initial teardown, estimates iPhone 7...

They’ve run the numbers and after a preliminary teardown, iPhone 7 component costs are estimated to start at $219.80, which is $36.89 higher than iPhone 6s, according to a preliminary teardown of a 32GB model by IHS Markit.

According to the report, the display remains the most expensive component, clocking in at an estimated $43 while the Intel modem and other baseband chips retail for about $33.90.

Apple’s quad-core A10 Fusion chip is the third most expensive item on the bill of materials, costing an estimated $26.90. Meanwhile, the larger 1,920 mAh battery is said to cost just $2.50.

The new rear-facing iSight camera and updated 7-megapixel go for a combined $19.90 while electromechanical components, including the Taptic Engine, antennas,...

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05:09
Analysts upgrade AAPL financial estimates following...

Two more investor analyst institutions have upgrade their targets for Apple’s bottom line, as demand for iPhone 7 continues to surprise industry watchers and exceed investor expectations from earlier in the year.

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05:02
Capto 1.1

Adds a new dual-recording video option that enables simultaneous recording from a camere and the screen. ($29.99 new, free update, 25.3 MB)

 

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05:00
Rumor: Apple in talks to acquire Lit Motors, may be...

Moving beyond the McLaren rumor, Apple is also said to be talking to Lit Motors, a small company that participated in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF back in 2012, a contest they finished second in.

The San Francisco-based startup is developing a new kind of electric vehicle vehicle that seems something like a two-wheeled motorcycle that can’t tip over thanks to built-in stabilization technologies.

Lit is said to have only raised $2.2 million in total in venture capital and it’s unclear if the company still has money today to survive as an independent entity or if it has been looking for an acquirer.

Apple has been working on a car project for a few years now. While it’s still a secretive project, there are plenty...

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05:00
The larger the screen, the larger the content?

Everyone who has ever tried to watch a full movie on an iPhone will probably agree that it's not the best way to see the latest blockbuster. On the other hand, a smartphone works just fine when you're watching a funny YouTube clip while commuting home from work. 

The point is: different devices are suited for different types of video content. A study by Ooyala confirms this: while only 49% of the time spent watching video on smartphones is spent with videos longer than 10 minutes, long-form video accounts for more than 80% of total video consumption on connected TVs. 

Interestingly, the rule is not as simple as "the larger the screen the longer the content." Tablets such as the iPad, which typically have smaller screens than desktop PCs such at the iMac, see a higher percentage of long-form video than PCs.

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04:30
How to do a clean install of macOS Sierra

Sometimes it’s nice to do some thorough housecleaning on your Mac. This could mean doing a “clean install.” A clean install is a software installation in which any previous version — and all its files — are completely eradicated.

The alternative to a clean install is an upgrade, in which elements of a previous version remain. For example, when I did an upgrade of macOS Sierra on my Macs, elements of Mac OS X El Capitan remained. If I had done a clean install, those elements would be history.

If you decide to do a clean install on your Mac, back up all your important files in case something goes wrong. So if you want to do a clean install of macOS Sierra, first create a bootable drive of the operating system, then:

  • Make sure your Mac is online.
  • Click on the Apple icon ().
  • Choose Restart from the drop-down menu.
  • ...
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04:15
Review: The still optional but pleasantly refined...

Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link)

Whether you wanted to or not, you knew about the Apple Watch as soon as it came out last year. And even if you heard "wearble" and immediately thought "fitness," Apple was very intentional about pushing the Watch's non-fitness features as the main reason to buy it. While there are things the Apple Watch can do that are primarily found in smartwatches versus fitness trackers, Apple hasn't yet convinced consumers at large that they need those features—or that they're worth $350, at least.

The true value of a smartwatch may still up for debate, but what's undeniable is that people see practical value in connected fitness devices. With the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple has decided to embrace...

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04:00
The DKnight Big MagicBox is a solid, portable...

The DKnight Big MagicBox portable Bluetooth speaker offers surprisingly sound considering its low (under $60) price, though it won’t appeal to audiophiles. Then, again, that’s not the target audience. 

That audience consisted of folks who want an affordable wireless speaker that sounds good and which is easily transported to use with iOS devices. And, in that regard, it shines. Measuring 8.8 x 3.4 x 3..3 inches and weighing 1.4 pounds, it can fit in a suitcase or big backpack for a day trip.

Its tubular design makes it easy to grasp with one hand, even as one flat side makes it easy to be placed on a surface without it rolling off. It’s coated with soft touch rubber which protects your speaker and also the surface you want to place it on.

The Dknight Big MagicBox’s physical controls (for play/pause, skip, previous, volume up and down) are atop...

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03:51
Yahoo expected to confirm hack that exposed data for...

If the new Yahoo View app tempted you to dust off your Yahoo account to give it a try, you might want to change your password while you’re at it. Re/code reports that the company is expected to confirm that a hack has exposed the account details of ‘several hundred million user accounts.’

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03:00
Pre-roll ads on Amazon and Netflix are a poor...

Amazon Video's unskippable pre-roll teaser ads annoy as much as they inform.

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02:29
Apple investigating 'active fluids' for...

Apple in a patent application published on Thursday describes a versatile technology that applies optically transparent shells filled with conductive fluid -- transparent, opaque or state-changing -- as flexible interconnects, interactive displays and windows for environmental or biometric sensors, among other implementations.

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01:02
Lightroom CC 2015.7 and Lightroom 6.7

Addresses compatibility fixes for macOS 10.12 Sierra and adds support for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cameras. ($149 new or $9.99 monthly Creative Cloud subscription, free update)

 

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Wednesday September 21

21:02
Pages 6.0, Numbers 4.0, and Keynote 7.0 for Mac

Adds real-time collaboration beta feature that enables editing documents from a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iCloud.com. ($19.99 each, free updates)

 

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17:58
Apple proposes retail outlet, events space in...

Apple is reportedly in talks to open a retail store and events center at Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square, a 113-year-old historic building located in downtown Washington, D.C.

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17:52
Oppo's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player is coming...

Lately we've paid more attention to Oppo's mobile devices, but it's still the home of some well-regarded audio/video equipment. The company revealed its first Ultra HD Blu-ray player at CEDIA 2016 last week, and now is taking sign-ups for more inform...

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17:34
Opinion: Apple Watch Series 2 may right enough...

Read Zac’s full Apple Watch Series 2 review

I’ve never been entirely sold on Apple Watch. From the get go, I didn’t necessarily see a clear purpose for the device. Nevertheless, I purchased the first-gen model on launch day, being the Apple fanboy that I am. Over the course of my first year and a half with Apple Watch, though, I didn’t find myself consistently wearing it. I would go through phases where I would use it for a few weeks, but then I would go weeks without even charging it.

This year, Apple revamped the Apple Watch lineup and I was pressed with the decision of upgrading or sticking with my first-generation model. It didn’t make a lot of sense for me to spend money on something that I wasn’t consistently using, but factors such as the improved speed seemed like enough to dispel some of my issues with the first-gen. So much so, that I went ahead and purchased the Apple Watch...

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17:11
Report: Apple in talks to open retail store &...

Apple is no stranger to flagship retail locations and according to a recent report, Washington D.C. is next on the docket to receive one. The Washington Post reports that Apple has proposed opening a flagship “store and events center” within the Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.

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16:58
Gawker Media has been renamed 'Gizmodo Media...

It's been about a month since Gawker.com shut down, and now the last traces of the site's heritage have been effectively erased. Parent company Univision, which purchased Gawker Media's assets after it filed for bankruptcy (thanks to Hulk Hogan and r...

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16:23
First Apple stock certificate awarded to Steve Jobs...

An Apple stock certificate thought to be the first awarded to company cofounder Steve Jobs, and later recovered from a trash heap, is being sold by an autograph and rare documents dealer for $195,000.

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16:14
Some Lenovo PCs can't run Linux

Lenovo just can't seem to avoid troubles with its PC firmware. Linux users are worried that some of Lenovo's PCs, such as variants of the Yoga 710 and Yoga 900, aren't allowing them to install their preferred operating system. They note that the syst...

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16:00
AWT News Update: September 21, 2016

The Memories Feature in macOS Sierra's Photos app

Today we take a quick look at a nifty new high-tech jacket from SCOTTeVEST, but most of the 6 minutes or so of this podcast is spent talking about what Steve thinks are some of the marquee features of macOS Sierra. If you haven't yet installed the latest version of the Mac operating system, you're in for a very nice surprise!

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Hi, this is Steve Sande for Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for September 21, 2016.

SCOTTeVEST has been making tech-friendly clothing for a while now; I personally own one of their vests and a jacket, and I find them useful for carrying all sorts of...

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15:41
Apple to open first Mexican retail outlet on Sept. 24

In an email alert on Wednesday, Apple invited customers to attend the grand opening of its first retail outlet in Mexico, scheduled to take place this Saturday at the Centro Santa Fe mall.

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15:37
Volkswagen investors sue for another $9 billion in...

It's been exactly one year since news of Volkswagen's emissions testing scandal broke wide, and the lawsuits keep on coming. Already on the hook for $14.7 billion in one of the largest class-action settlements in US history, another 1,400 of VW's inv...

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15:12
Formula E's New York City race is set for...

We already knew Forumla E was planning to race in New York City and now we have more details about the event. The all-electric race series announced during a press conference today that the final race of the 2016-2017 season, the New York City ePrix,...

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14:49
Hulu is planning two VR-only shows

Hulu's original programming ambitions are well-known at this point, but the company has a plan for a pair of new shows that's both totally expected as well as somewhat unusual. According to Variety, Hulu will stream two new shows made specifically wi...

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14:36
Nikon Gets In On the Action


Nikon has announced its new KeyMission line of shooters, marking its entry into the 360-degree and action camera business. The KeyMission 360 can corral 360-degree video in 4K UHD at 24p, as well as in the more traditional HD 1080p. It also shoots 30-megapixel stills. The unit has two f/2.0 lenses, each with a 20-megapixel CMOS sensor. The dual units eliminate a bane of 360-degree cameras: blind spots. Other features include automatic in-camera stitching; shooting modes like Superlapse, Time-Lapse and Loop; and a built-in stereo microphone.

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14:30
The Week in Mac Apps: Byword 2.7 goes all in with...

New Mac apps of the week

Sierra is here, and this week’s roundup of new Mac apps features a collection of Sierra-ready apps—including Byword, one of our favorite text editors. Read on!

Byword 2.7

Byword (Mac App Store Link), Metaclassy’s popular $12 Markdown editor, has been updated just in time for macOS Sierra’s release.

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14:24
Notable apps and app updates for Sept. 21, 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.

macOS Apps/Updates

Guilherme Rambo has announced Mediunic 1.2, an update to his Medium Client developed exclusively for macOS. The new version is ready for macOS Sierra.

Mediunic is a simple app that allows users to read Medium stories on a clean, distraction-free interface. With version 1.2, users can now enjoy the same experience when writing on Medium, since the app now supports writing stories as well.

Mediunic 1.2 costs $1.99 and requires macOS 10.11 or later. It’s available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store.

Match Software has released Check Print'R 3.21, an update to their check...

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Google Earth 7.1.7.2602 - View and contr...
Google Earth gives you a wealth of imagery and geographic information. Explore destinations like Maui and Paris, or browse content from Wikipedia, National Geographic, and more. Google Earth combines... Read more
ClamXav 2.10 - Virus checker based on Cl...
ClamXav is a popular virus checker for OS X. I have been working on ClamXav for more than 10 years now, and over those years, I have invested a huge amount of my own time and energy into bringing... Read more
Tweetbot 2.4.4 - Popular Twitter client.
Tweetbot is a full-featured OS X Twitter client with a lot of personality. Whether it's the meticulously-crafted interface, sounds and animation, or features like multiple timelines and column views... Read more
Sierra Cache Cleaner 11.0.1 - Clear cach...
Sierra Cache Cleaner is an award-winning general purpose tool for macOS X. SCC makes system maintenance simple with an easy point-and-click interface to many macOS X functions. Novice and expert... Read more
Things 2.8.8 - Elegant personal task man...
Things is a task management solution that helps to organize your tasks in an elegant and intuitive way. Things combines powerful features with simplicity through the use of tags and its intelligent... Read more
Remotix 4.1 - Access all your computers...
Remotix is a fast and powerful application to easily access multiple Macs (and PCs) from your own Mac. Features Complete Apple Screen Sharing support - including Mac OS X login, clipboard... Read more
Airfoil 5.1.2 - Send audio from any app...
Airfoil allows you to send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! It's your audio - everywhere. With Airfoil you can take audio from any... Read more
Firefox 49.0.1 - Fast, safe Web browser.
Firefox offers a fast, safe Web browsing experience. Browse quickly, securely, and effortlessly. With its industry-leading features, Firefox is the choice of Web development professionals and casual... Read more
Default Folder X 5.0.7 - Enhances Open a...
Default Folder X attaches a toolbar to the right side of the Open and Save dialogs in any OS X-native application. The toolbar gives you fast access to various folders and commands. You just click on... Read more
Safari Technology Preview 10.1 - The new...
Safari Technology Preview contains the most recent additions and improvements to WebKit and the latest advances in Safari web technologies. And once installed, you will receive notifications of... Read more

4 games like Burly Men at Sea to inspire...
Burly Men at Sea is out today and it looks a treat. It tells the tale of three Scandinavian fishermen who leave the humdrum of their daily lives to go exploring. It’s a beautiful folksy story that unfurls as you interact with the environment... | Read more »
3 reasons you need to play Kingdom: New...
Developed by a tag team of indie developers - Thomas "Noio" van den Berg and Marco "Licorice" Bancale - Kingdom is a vibrant medieval fantasy adventure that casts players as a king or queen who must expand their empire by exploring the vasts lands... | Read more »
JoyCity have launched a brand new King o...
Great news for all of you Game of Dice fans out there - JoyCity have just released a brand new limited edition pack with a really cool twist. The premise of Game of Dice is fairly straightforward, asking you to roll dice to navigate your way around... | Read more »
Burly Men at Sea (Games)
Burly Men at Sea 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Burly Men at Sea is a folktale about a trio of large, bearded fishermen who step away from the ordinary to seek adventure. | Read more »
3 tips for catching the gnarliest waves...
Like a wave breaking on the shore, Tidal Rider swept its way onto the App Store charts this week settling firmly in the top 10. It’s a one-touch high score-chaser in which you pull surfing stunts while dodging seagulls and collecting coins. The... | Read more »
The beginner's guide to destroying...
Age of Heroes: Conquest is 5th Planet Games’ all new turn-based multiplayer RPG, full of fantasy exploration, guild building, and treasure hunting. It’s pretty user-friendly as far as these games go, but when you really get down to it, you’ll find... | Read more »
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Infinite Tanks 1.0.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders (FULL)...
Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders (FULL) 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $6.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders Your weapon is your knowledge. Your wits will be put to the ultimate... | Read more »
HeadlessD (Games)
HeadlessD 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: HeadlessD is hand-painted dungeon crawler with intuitive touch controls and NO in-app purchases. | Read more »
Leaf for Twitter (Social Networking)
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Apple & Deloitte Team Up to Help Business...
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Chop Commute – See Traffic and Drive Times on...
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts based Indie developer, InchWest has released Chop Commute 1.61, a Mac app that takes the guesswork out of daily commute by showing real-time traffic and drive times right on... Read more
12-inch 32GB WiFi iPad Pros on sale for $50 o...
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Recent price drops on refurbished iPad minis...
Apple recently dropped prices on several Certified Refurbished iPad mini 4s and 2s as well as iPad Air 2s. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: - 16GB iPad... Read more
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Apple has Certified Refurbished Mac minis available starting at $419. Apple’s one-year warranty is included with each mini, and shipping is free: - 1.4GHz Mac mini: $419 $80 off MSRP - 2.6GHz Mac... Read more
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