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Tuesday October 18

Candy Crush is becoming a game show

Candy Crush, the once ubiquitous mobile game behemoth that's now played almost exclusively by my aunt, is getting its own game show. CBS announced on Tuesday that it is teaming up with King Games and Lionsgate to produce the hour-long series. Details...

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Report: Apple To Unveil New Macs At An October 27th...

According to Recode's sources, Apple's updated Macs will be unveiled at an event in Cupertino on October 27th. Recode reports: The move had been long expected, given that the company released MacOS Sierra last month but had yet to introduce any new computer models sporting the software. It also comes just in time for Apple to have the new products on sale for the full holiday season. Apple has gone a long time without making significant changes to any of its Mac models, with most experts encouraging customers to hold off all but essential new purchases until the lineup was updated. Tops among the rumors have been reports that Apple will introduce a new MacBook Pro sporting a row of customizable touchscreen keys. The Mac event is expected to take place at or near Apple's Cupertino campus rather than in San Francisco, where the company held many recent events, including the iPhone 7 announcement.


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AWT News Update: October 18, 2016

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belicheck, who will be tossing that Surface

More on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, a sunny outlook for iPhone sales, and an NFL coach who's punting the Microsoft Surface tablet:

  • Samsung is setting up stations at airports so travelers can exchange their Note 7s -- banned on flights in many countries -- before getting on flights
  • UBS Research analyst sees a sunny future for iPhone sales based on early orders for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
  • New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick goes on an epic rant and says he'll go back to binders after having nothing but problems with the Microsoft Surface tablets provided by the NFL

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Apple reportedly unveils new Macs on October 27th

Even before Apple's September event, rumors swirled that the company would save any Mac-related updates for an October presentation. As the month has gone on, however, fans have wondered whether or not anything would happen. Isn't it a little late to...

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Apple to debut new Macs at Oct. 27 event, report says

A report on Tuesday puts a date to rumors regarding an impending Mac hardware refresh, saying Apple will announce all new computer models at an Oct. 27 media event.

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Misfit puts Fossil's analog fashion sense in...

Watchmaker Fossil bought fitness tech company Misfit a year ago, but the company’s influence hasn’t yet been seen in Misfit’s products, which are super-basic activity trackers designed to look like jewelry. But Misfit’s latest product, the Phase, marries the company’s activity-tracking tech with design cues from Fossil’s analog watches in an activity tracker that just might be Misfit’s best ever.

The $175 Misfit Phase’s most obvious rival is the Withings Activité, which will soon come equipped with a heart rate sensor. While the Phase isn’t quite that advanced, it does use the analog-style watch...

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Apple plans to launch new Macs at an October 27 event

Ina Fried, writing for Recode:

Apple is planning to introduce new Macs at an Oct. 27 event, sources confirmed to Recode.

The move had long been expected, given that the company released MacOS Sierra last month but had yet to introduce any new computer models sporting the software. It also comes just in time for Apple to have the new products on sale for the full holiday season.


The Mac event is expected to take place at or near Apple’s Cupertino campus rather than in San Francisco, where the company held many recent events, including the iPhone 7 announcement.

And, finally:

Apple declined to comment.

This was widely rumored, widely expected. It will be interesting to see if the new MacBook Pro ships without a headphone jack.

I suspect Apple will ship a lot of these.


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Microsoft's Premium gives you...

How much do you value control over your email? Enough that you're willing to pay for a custom experience, but not so much that you're willing to jump through hoops to do it? Microsoft might have your back: it just held a quiet launch of the public...

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Report: Apple to hold event to unveil new Macs on...

Following last night’s report that new Macs are still on track for this month, Recode now reports that Apple is planning to hold an event on October 27th to announce its latest lineup, meaning that we’re just over a week away from those long overdue updates…


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Patriots head coach punting Microsoft Surface from...

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has given up on the Microsoft Surface for game planning, and has emphasized the point with a five-minute diatribe on the failings of the NFL-mandated device and associated IT nightmares.

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Clinton Campaign Considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook For...

WikiLeaks has been releasing thousands of emails over the past couple of weeks belonging to Hillary Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta. One of the more interesting tidbits revealed from the email dump was the list of potential running mates considered by Clinton's campaign. The Verge reports: Clinton's vice presidential candidates, while not altogether surprising, include some vaguely interesting choices like Bill and Melinda Gates, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and General Motors CEO Mary Barra. In the mail, Podesta says he has organized the list into "rough food groups," one of which includes all the people mentioned above. Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz are also in this "food group," along with Michael Bloomberg. With just under 40 names on the list, it's not immediately obvious how close any of these people came to actually being asked to take on the role (Tim Kaine is on the list).


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Apple News Format gains HTML text formatting for...

Apple has sent out emails today to Apple News Publishers letting them know that they can now use HTML text formatting to more easily translate their web content into the Apple News Format. Instead of having to rely on Markdown formatting or other formatting types, the HTML support should make it easier for plugin developers and publishers to get their content onto Apple News even faster. Apple provided a list of newly supported HTML markup and tags in the email, and can be seen after the jump.


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Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur lead nominees for Rock...

I love these stories if only for the arguments they generate. I think Pearl Jam and Tupac should be in the Hall but would disagree that Journey, the J. Geils Band, and Joe Tex deserve entry. What about you? Who do you think, out of the 19 nominees this round, deserves to be in or not?

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Apple Pay picks up 24 more US banks & credit...

Apple on Tuesday added another 24 banks and credit unions to the list supporting Apple Pay in the U.S., filling in an increasingly small set of coverage gaps. British Airways, meanwhile, introduced limited support for the the platform in its iOS app.

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Tip of the Day: Duplicating a Photo in the iOS...

One of the smaller features that Apple quietly snuck into iOS 9.3 is the ability to create a duplicate of any given photo or set of photos in the iOS Photos app. This can be done by selecting the photo(s) you want to duplicate, bringing up the iOS Share Sheet to see the sharing options, and looking for the “Duplicate” option in the lower actions row. This creates an exact copy of the image, which can be useful if you want to apply edits…

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Apple’s retail chief: 95 stores to get redesign by...

Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts sat down for a 25-minute plus interview at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit last night and during the appearance shared some interesting upcoming retail news for the company.


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Opinion: After the iPhone 7 dropped the headphone...

Last night we received a report from Macotakara that the new MacBook Pros were still coming this month, despite a lack of any announcements from Apple. The reporting didn’t specify anything about the internal hardware specs, but did resurface the idea that MagSafe, Thunderbolt 2, and USB-A ports would be replaced.

The thing for me is this: Apple just dropped the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and the reaction to that has been controversial to say the least. Apple explained that the move took courage and was needed to move from analog to digital, free up space in iPhones, and push wireless. There are no signs that this affected iPhone sales, but transitions are still hard.

Headphone jack aside, if new MacBook Pros fully replace USB-A with USB-C, are we in for the next episode in the same series? We’ve already seen this with the 12-inch Retina MacBook’s single...

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Composite photos of planes at airports around the...

I’ve seen some of this artist’s work before and it is incredible the amount of time and skill this takes.

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External Link: 49-Word Review of the $49 iPhone 7...

Apple’s tight-fitting iPhone 7 case features a luxurious leather exterior, a soft microfiber lining, and built-in volume and Sleep/Wake buttons. It provides decent protection without adding extraneous bulk, is easily removed, and doesn’t cover the iPhone’s stereo speakers. Best of all, it eliminates the camera bump.


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Mac: Ten One Design Blockhead

Ten One Design’s Blockhead is another solution to the MacBook’s sometimes unwieldy plug, which causes the power supply to jut out from the wall. Blockhead replaces the power adapter’s plug with its own removable plug, enabling the adapter to charge while flush to the wall. Blockhead works with MacBook power adapters, whether 29W, 60W, or 85W, and the little blue plug also works with the 12W iPad charger. One Blockhead goes for $20, and a two-pack costs $35.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: How to capture better...

Lots of lenses

This week’s roundup includes three different products meant to help you create professional-looking videos and pictures on your iPhone. Read on!


Olloclip offers its lenses for the latest-generation iPhone: The Core Lens Set for iPhone 7 ($100 MSRP) offers Fisheye, Super-Wide, and Macro 15x lenses “to offer a diverse range of options for capturing what you want, when you want.” 

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Seventh annual jamf Nation sees record attendance as...

jamf Nation, hosted by Jamf, is the largest Apple IT management community in the world, got underway today in the beautiful city of Minneapolis, Minnesota. At the keynote, company CEO Dean Hager unveiled new branding and a (slightly tweaked) logo (pictured) for the company.

Jamf’s Casper Suite is now dubbed jamf PRO, while its Bushel product has been renamed jamf NOW. The former is a EMM tool for IT pros and the users they support that provides unified endpoint management for Apple devices. The latter is a cloud-based MDM solution for the iPads, iPhones and Macs in a workplace and doesn’t require IT knowledge.

During the keynote at the Guthrie Theater, Hager (one of the best keynote presenters I’ve seen in a while) also talked about Jamf’s impressive growth. Among the stats:

  • Last year the company serviced 5,970 and managed five million Apple devices. This year those numbers are 9,100 and seven million, respectively.
  • Jamf, whose goal is to “help...
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New MacBook Pros reportedly going all in with USB-C

We’re halfway through October and there are still no new MacBooks in sight, despite pretty credible rumors that overhauled laptops were set to debut this month. Apple even rescheduled its quarterly earnings report, reportedly to accomodate a big announcement. While we’re getting a little antsy, a new report says new Pros are still on track for this month, and there’s one huge polarizing change: Pros are going full USB-C.

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24 more banks and credit unions now support Apple...

Apple's plans to dominate contactless payment through Apple Pay continue, as two dozen new banks and credit unions have been added to the US list of financial institutions supporting the service. 

The new banks are:

  • BankLiberty
  • CinFed Credit Union
  • Cumberland County Federal Credit Union
  • Denmark State Bank
  • Family Security Credit Union
  • Franklin Savings Bank
  • Gates Chili Federal Credit Union
  • Great River Federal Credit Union
  • Greenfield Banking Company
  • Heritage Community Credit Union
  • Labette Bank
  • Lake Trust Credit Union
  • Michigan Educational Credit Union
  • Natco Credit Union
  • Neches Federal Credit Union
  • Old Point National Bank
  • Peach State Bank & Trust
  • Pioneer Bank (both New Mexico and New York now)
  • River City Bank
  • Saco &...
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News: Apple Pay adds 20+ new U.S. banks and credit...

Apple has added support for more than 20 new banks and credit unions to Apple Pay, including BankLiberty, Franklin Savings Bank, Michigan Educational Credit Union, and more — a full list can be found on Apple’s site (via 9to5Mac). Meanwhile, iPhone in Canada reports that Apple Pay is not expected to launch for MBNA Canada — which represents a total of 64 themed MasterCards — until mid-2017, according to internal documents distributed to…

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Researchers expect 74 million iPhone sales in 2016...

New analyst research suggests that the iPhone 7 family of phones is selling better than that of the iPhone 6s, but numbers and financial impact for the third quarter are being kept low by early stock limitations on the sought-after iPhone 7 Plus.

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Apple is 'Intransigent, Closed and Controlling...

Apple is increasingly trying to get banks to implement its Apple Pay mobile payments solutions, but some banks are avoiding Cupertino giant's offer, saying that the company is "closed and controlling". From a report on Financial Review: Three of Australia's big four banks have described technology giant Apple as being "intransigent, closed and controlling" and accused it of attempting to freeload on their contactless payments infrastructure while slowing innovation in digital wallets. In an increasingly acrimonious dispute, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank, Westpac Banking Corp and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank are arguing that the engineering of Apple iPhones prevent them from delivering mobile wallets to millions of customers. This is because Apple Pay is the only application that works with the iPhone's "near field communication" (NFC) antenna, which communicates with payment terminals. In their latest, 137-page submission filed with the competition regulator...

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Instagram adds recommended Stories to Explore tab as...

After launching Instagram Stories in August, today Instagram will start to promote Stories created from people you don’t follow within the Explore tab. That announcement comes as Facebook today started allowing at least some users to test its similar Snapchat-like functionality called ‘Messenger Day’. 


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Spotify not coming to Apple TV

And according to one of its customer representatives, the Swedish music streaming company is not keen on going beyond its AirPlay support for Apple TV and coming out with its own Apple TV app soon.

This certainly isn’t because of anything Apple is doing to prevent Spotify from making an app—Pandora is on Apple TV, so it’s possible. I wonder if Spotify is just being childish here.

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Google Pixel vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Which camera is...

This is an interesting comparison. The reviewer uses the phones and takes the shots that an “average” person would take. This is not a “Review by a Pro” and therefore, might be even more applicable to our readers. Given the shots the reviewer used, I really don’t have very much argument with their conclusions.

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Frank Zappa’s estate goes on the auction block

Up for bid will be a slew of speakers and speaker boxes, more than half a dozen recording and live sound consoles, various vintage effects, analog and digital tape machines, guitars, drums and more. The full auction, “Property from the Estate of Frank and Gail Zappa,” will be held by Julien’s Auctions on November 4; the company will hold a public exhibition of the items October 31 through November 3.

His house was sold to Lady Gaga. There’s a lot of history in these items.

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Apple Pay now supported by over 20 additional banks...

Apple Pay is now available from two dozen more banks and credit unions around the United States. Apple’s mobile payment service launched two years ago with hundreds of additional regional banks and credit unions added every few weeks. You can find the latest banks added below:


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Netflix investment on original programming paying off

Netflix Inc’s shares jumped as much as 20 percent on Tuesday, after the company added 50 percent more subscribers than expected in the third quarter.

I love Netflix and use it all the time. It’s original programming is among some of the best out there these days. The fact they are increasing the investment in content is a good sign for customers.

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Roll over Beyoncé: Chuck Berry announces a surprise...

Berry is one of the founders of Rock and Roll with a tumultuous history and relationship with music. It will be really interesting to hear this album and what kind of music he has chosen to release as his last.

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No native Spotify app for Apple TV 'any time...

People with a fourth-generation Apple TV shouldn't expect a native Spotify app in the near future, according to a product owner with the company.

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Not sure what to be for Halloween? Ask Siri!

Siri may not be the brightest AI in the world, but it certainly has a sense of humor. Longtime AWT reader and Team AWT member Hal Sherman passed along some results from a friend -- Julie B. --who was asking Siri the question "What should I be (or wear) for Halloween?". The responses are typically nerdy and funny!

If you get any responses from Siri other than these, please send them to us at so we can add them to the list!

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 13″ MacBook Air $790, Amazon...

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Grab a current-gen 13-inch MacBook Air (1.6GHz/8GB/128GB) for over $200 off today: $790 shipped (Reg. $999)
Pick up Apple’s entry-level 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro...

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Apple Pay on the Web payments added to QuickBooks...

Intuit's financial management package QuickBooks Online Apple Pay feature has been activated, and will be enabled automatically for future invoices by registered users.

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AliveCor Kardia Mobile: Medical-grade EKGs from your...

What a great time to be alive! Our smartphones have gone beyond just being communications devices and are rapidly morphing into "medical tricorders" that can provide insights into our health. For heart patients, getting an EKG meant one of two things -- going to a doctor's office and getting hooked up, or wearing a Holter monitor to capture heart activity data during normal life activities. AliveCor created the Kardia Mobile, a $99 FDA-approved device for taking instant medical-grade EKGs in 30 seconds using a small sensor pad and a smartphone or tablet.

In that 30-second reading, Kardia Mobile can determine if your heart is beating normally or if atrial fibrillation is detected. Heart activity data can be captured and saved, then shared with a doctor in seconds. 

The accompanying iOS app provides a way to not only see the live EKG recording...

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Report: New Macs still coming this month, 11-inch...

Enlarge / 2015's MacBook Air, which was introduced in March of last year. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

With the exception of the 12-inch MacBook, all of Apple's Macs are currently at least a year old, and many of them are significantly older. Rumors about new models have been making the rounds all year, but the most recent and most reliable say that we'll be getting some updates later this month.

The latest report is from Japanese site Mac Otakara, which is normally a reliable source of information from Apple's Asian supply chain. Its rumors about the MacBook Pro conform with others we've been...

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Samsung sets up Note 7 exchange booths at airports...

Samsung is now running exchange stations at airports around the world, hoping to catch any lingering Galaxy Note 7 owners before they get onboard a plane with the phone -- something that's now prohibited or outright illegal in some instances.

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Apple Watch Series 2 post-review tidbits: watchOS 3....

Shortly after the Apple Watch Series 2 release last month, I gave the second-generation version model a fairly detailed review that I was pleased with noting the benefits of GPS and waterproofing like unlocking new workouts and other capabilities. Testing included open water swims, outdoor cycling without iPhone, and battery life observations during regular use. In the month since publishing, I’ve noticed a few things worth following up with…


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News: Misfit launches Phase smartwatch

Misfit’s new Phase smartwatch combines the look of a traditional watch with the functionality found in other smartwatches. Once the Phase is synced with an iPhone using the watch’s mobile app, the device uses just the two watch hands, a colored light and vibrations to deliver alerts, and shows users their progress toward fitness goals. Toggling to Activity Mode allows users to tag specific activities (like running and yoga) and check in…

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QuickBooks Online adds Apple Pay on the web support...

Following the launch of Apple Pay on the web with macOS Sierra late last month, Intuit today added the feature to its popular QuickBooks Online service. That means that invoices sent using the software can now be paid using Apple Pay:


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Comment: Something is wrong when an Apple fan steps...

I love the Apple ecosystem. It’s not perfect by any means, but I’d say that the vast majority of the time it lives up to Steve’s famous ‘it just works’ promise. It’s the main reason that I have two Macs, an iPad and an iPhone.

So when a big Apple fan deliberately moves outside of that ecosystem, that’s a sign that something is very wrong. And I do so not just in one area, but two. The common theme? iCloud …


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News: ecobee releases ecobee3 lite HomeKit-enabled...

Smart thermostat maker ecobee has released a more aggressively priced version of its top-rated ecobee3. Priced at $169, the new ecobee3 lite provides almost all of the same smart thermostat features as its more expensive sibling, but omits support for the remote wireless sensors that provide home and away motion sensing and temperature monitoring in other rooms. The ecobee3 lite still supports Apple HomeKit, Smart Recovery, iOS app support, scheduling,…

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Sprint wants to give your iPad unlimited data for $...

Sprint wants to attract more iPad customers with its new $20/month unlimited data plan for tablet users. As with most carrier deals, there are a few strings attached.

You have to purchase the cellular iPad from Sprint, have at least one phone line with the carrier and turn on AutoPay for automatic billing.

It’s also not totally unlimited if you want to do anything beyond email and web browsing.


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News: CBS developing Candy Crush game show

CBS has decided to turn the mobile game Candy Crush Saga into a game show, Deadline reports. CBS hasn’t released an initial air date or announced a host, but the show has been in development for two years and will feature players attempting to match colorful candies in groups of three or more while defeating obstacles to make it through more than 2,000 levels. Developed by the same people who brought the obstacle-course hit Wipeout to ABC, Candy…

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Currency exchange rate and tax law changes result in...

Developers who sell apps on Apple's App Store are dependent on the cut that they get from Apple for their income. Apple sent emails to developers in both South Africa and New Zealand to let them know that what they earn each time an app is sold will be changing in the next few days.

In South Africa, foreign exchange rates have changed and Apple will update pricing on apps but not subscriptions. Kiwi developers won't see prices changing as the result of a new goods and services tax that began being levied on October 1, but they will get less from Apple for each app sold.

Changes like these aren't uncommon, with Apple often updating international App Store pricing both to reduce the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations and to comply with new tax legislation. These App Store changes will affect both Mac and iOS apps in the two...

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Tim Cook included in early list of potential VP...

In one of the WikiLeaks-published Podesta emails allegedly detailing the inner workings of of the Hillary Clinton election campaign, Apple CEO Tim Cook was mentioned as an early possibility for Vice President and was included in a list with Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Michael Bloomberg.

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DigiTimes Research: Only three new MacBook models...

One of the most anticipated announcements from Apple this fall is the arrival of new Macs, and a report from DigiTimes Research discovered by AppleInsider shows that Apple is likely to ship only three new MacBook models. The big surprise? That Apple might very well drop the 11-inch model of the MacBook Air.

DigiTimes Research expects that the new notebooks will help drive Apple to double-digit percentage year-on-year growth, but that the final numbers for 2016 will likely show a drop due to the late nature of the MacBook updates.

Japanese site Macotakara also noted yesterday that it expects to hear announcements of new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros within the next few days, with the 13-inch MacBook Air also slated...

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Meet Maui 1, the Slick New Hawaiian Netrunner

Maui 1 "Aurora," which launched this summer, is one of the latest newcomers in the continuously changing list of Linux distributions. Maui Linux, with its new Hawaii desktop environment, is a replacement and rebranding of the discontinued Netrunner project. Its developers are attempting to continue the Kubuntu-based heritage, while adopting some of the latest technologies impacting other Linux distros in varying stages. The demise of Netrunner and the birth of Maui 1 occurred simultaneously.

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AI is bringing back your favorite TV characters, for...


The best television characters have already been immortalized on screen, given reruns and our ability to stream our favorite episodes on demand. Now early research at University of Leeds is attempting to give these characters new life, by building digital recreations that can appear in new episodes or even take over for Siri on your smartphone.

Their first “immortal” character: Joey from Friends.

This is very smart and, I think, a real taste of the future. The key is to overcome the so-called uncanny valley. From Wikipedia:

The uncanny valley is the hypothesis that human replicas that appear almost, but not exactly, like real human beings elicit feelings of eeriness and revulsion among some observers.

On the dark side, once we can place actual characters in invented situations, a door will open that...

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Supply chain reaffirms only three new Apple...

Apple is expected to release just three new MacBook models this fall, according to a research report released on Tuesday, possibly reaffirming claims that the company is planning to drop the 11-inch model of the MacBook Air.

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How to use Memories in Photos for iOS

Christian Zibreg, writing for iDownloadBlog:

Apple’s Photos app for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV includes a powerful yet underrated feature, called Memories, which scans your media library to unearth your cherished or forgotten events, trips and people such as a weekend hike, your baby’s first birthday, a year’s best photos and videos, etc.

Memories collates these items in gorgeous collections and even creates animated slideshows from them. In this tutorial, you will learn how to get started with Memories, create your own animated slideshows, customize them to your liking with photos, videos, music, titles and much more.

Good stuff. Well done.


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Samsung is setting up Note 7 exchange booths at...

The Verge:

Samsung is setting up Galaxy Note 7 exchange booths in airports around the world, hoping to stop customers taking the dangerous device onto flights at the last minute. The first of these new “customer service points” appear to have been introduced in South Korean airports, but Samsung has confirmed the booths are opening in airports across Australia, with reports of the desks appearing in the US as well.

The booths are located in “high-traffic terminals” before security screening, says Samsung, and allow Note 7 owners to swap their phone for an unspecified exchange device. According to a report from ABC7News in San Francisco — where a Samsung exchange desk has appeared at the city’s international airport — employees for the tech company are on hand to help customers transfer their data onto a new phone.

Crazy that this is necessary. I wonder what devices Samsung is offering in trade. If it’s an older Samsung device, there’s still the possibility the...

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Your phone’s on lockdown. Enjoy the show.

Janet Morrissey, writing for The New York Times:

The comedian Dave Chappelle used to hate when fans would pull out smartphones during his act, record the performance and then post it on YouTube and social media before the show had even ended. To him, the fans seemed more interested in getting the perfect shot than in appreciating his stand-up routine.

But in late 2015, Mr. Chappelle discovered a technology called Yondr. Fans are required to place their cellphones into Yondr’s form-fitting lockable pouch when entering the show, and a disk mechanism unlocks it on the way out. Fans keep the pouch with them, but it is impossible for them to snap pictures, shoot videos or send text messages during the performance while the pouch is locked.

Read the article. A phone-free show is old school, in the best possible way.


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Apple CEO Tim Cook was considered by Hillary Clinton...

As the US Presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton continues to reel from daily deluge of emails released from Campaign Chairman John Podesta via Wikileaks, we’re finding a number of topics related to Apple and specifically its CEO Tim Cook.

Today’s installment is probably worth noting. It has Cook listed as a possible VP candidate pick by Podesta along with many other political, business and tech luminaries seen below.


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Why Jamaica knows about Apple’s new products before...


Apple’s product launches are notoriously secretive, but the Cupertino, California tech giant is sure to do one thing ahead of a big reveal: file trademark paperwork in Jamaica.

It did this for Siri, the Apple Watch, macOS, and dozens of its major products months before the equivalent paperwork was lodged in the United States. Likewise, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft routinely file trademarks for their most important products in locales far flung from Silicon Valley and Seattle.


The tech giants are exploiting a US trademark-law provision that lets them effectively claim a trademark in secret. Under this provision, once a mark is lodged with an intellectual property office outside the US, the firm has six months to file it with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). When the firm does file in the US, it can point to its original application made abroad to show that it has a priority claim on the mark.

Loopholes. Where would we be...

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Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts on turning stores...


Ahrendts views the company’s newly redesigned retail outlets not just as stores, but as the company’s next big products…she and Apple view their stores as potential town squares within each of the cities they reside.

“The store is now the biggest product we produce and we have five new features [for iPhones and iPads]. Accessories are avenues, and the huge digital screen in each store is the forum,” Ahrendts said.

By the end of this year, 95 stores will be fully redesigned with this vision, the first of which were the San Francisco Union Square location and the London Regent Street outpost. The community aspect to each store is key, Ahrendts said, with these town squares serving as educational centers.

An interesting metaphor. It’ll be interesting to see how this is implemented.

Also interesting:

There are nearly 500 Apple stores worldwide, and retail sales are responsible for some 18% of the company’s $233.7 billion in sales,...

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Misfit launches Phase Hybrid smartwatch, with some...

Misfit is advancing its wearables line to compete with the Apple Watch, and has introduced the new Misfit Phase Hybrid Smartwatch using a small color display and watch hand position to alert the user.

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News: Daily Deal: iKlips Dual-Interface Drive

In our iLounge Deal for today, you can pick up the iKlips Dual-Interface Drive for only $55 — that’s 20% off the regular price. This MFi-certified flash drive lets you expand your iOS device storage by up to 32GB, helping you offload music, photos, documents and more from your core iPhone memory. You can stream movies and music directly from the drive using the companion iOS app, and ex_FAT format lets you transfer single files larger than…

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1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To...

Branding Brand recently conducted a post-recall study asking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users which smartphones they would consider upgrading to. While 40 percent of them said they are ready to jump ship to a different manufacturer, 30 percent of respondents said they are likely going to be switching to the iPhone. However, according to one analyst, that number could be even higher. Softpedia reports: KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note to investors that approximately 50 percent of those who ordered a Note 7 are now very likely to go for an iPhone 7, as customer trust is collapsing in the Samsung ecosystem and all these buyers are no longer planning to stick with phones manufactured by the South Korean firm. Between 5 to 7 million Note 7 orders are likely to transfer to Apple, the analyst says, and the iPhone 7 Plus is expected to be the main model benefitting from this transition. Other Android phone manufacturers, including Huawei, are also likely to benefit from Samsung's fiasco...

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Angela Ahrendts interview addresses Apple retail...

Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts launched the 2016 Most Powerful Women Summit on Monday, and talked about her path leading to Apple, initial reluctance to take the job, and successes in tailoring the Apple Store experience for customers.

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Opinion: Could Apple’s rumored plan to drop the 11-...

A report from last night suggests that Apple is planning to drop the 11-inch MacBook Air when it unveils new MacBook Pro models later this month.

Macotakara has an above-average track-record, but the move would – on the face of it – seem surprising. The 11-inch Air has always served two purposes. First, it has been the machine of choice for those who want a Mac in the sleekest possible form-factor. It of course lost that role when Apple launched the 12-inch MacBook, so that side of things makes sense.

But the 11-inch machine also served a second role since the plastic MacBooks were phased out: as the entry-level machine designed to bring new customers into the Mac world. In particular, it appealed to students on a tight budget – customers whose lifetime value to Apple would be huge once hooked on Macs from a young age. It’s not a market Apple would want...

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Apple releases iOS 10.0.3 for iPhone 7, iPhone 7...

If you’re rocking an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, the iOS 10.0.3 update is just for you.

Apple on Monday released its iOS 10.0.3 update for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus handsets. The update addresses an issue that could cause the iPhone 7 to “temporarily lose cellular connectivity.” The workaround to the issue before the update was to turn off Voice over LTE.

Given that the update addresses an iPhone 7-specific issue, it’s not seen by other iPhone models at present. For now, the iPhones in Apple’s current lineup are on different iOS versions. When Apple releases the iOS 10.1 update, which includes the Portrait mode camera feature, the iPhones will probably be back in iOS version alignment.

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Tile unveils Mate, offers original Tile’s...

The Tile devices have gotten a bit smaller and more useful.

The accessory maker, which uses Bluetooth-enabled devices that attach to and help you find lost items, unveiled a small key ring tracker to help you find your keys.

The Tile Mate, which retails for $25, looks similar to the original Tile, but is now 25 percent smaller. The details of the device were refined by Fuseproject, a firm created by roving industrial designer Yves Béhar.

Unlike the original Tile, this is small enough to comfortably attach to a key ring. It can also attach to a wider variety of small items that get easily lost, which should come in handy.

Tile recently released the wallet-sized Tile Slim and announced it would bring its underlying network of connected devices to...

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Battlefield 1 Delivers Great War Action, Say Early...

Electronic Arts' new epic first-person shooter Battlefield 1 could be the war game to end all war games, based on the first wave of reviews published Monday. This latest title in the popular franchise from Swedish developer DICE is an action-packed, rip-roaring take on World War I.
There's a single-player campaign that features a story worthy of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, which lets the player partake in key moments in the global conflict. There's also intense online multiplayer action with support for 64 players.

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BusyCal 3.1.1

Brings a number of improvements and bug fixes to the calendar app. ($49.99 new, free update, 11.3 MB)


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Watch DARPA's autopilot system fly a turboprop...

It'll likely take a long time before DARPA's autopilot system flies military planes on its own, but this latest demonstration proves that it works. Aurora Flight Sciences, the aviation company that's developing the technology for the agency, has succ...

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Audio Hijack 3.3.2

Corrects a critical bug on macOS 10.12 Sierra. ($49 new, free update, 16.2 MB)


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Qualcomm-powered 5G devices may arrive in first half...

As we saw back at MWC, 5G trials are already well under way around the world, and such efforts are recently boosted with support from the FCC plus the EU. Verizon has stated that it's aiming to implement 5G at some point in 2017, but today, a mobile...

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Project Include cuts ties with Y Combinator over...

Project Include, a high-profile Silicon Valley diversity initiative, has officially cut ties with the influential Y Combinator venture incubator due to its ties to prominent Donald Trump supporter, Peter Thiel. The venture capitalist gave a speech at...

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Cleveland pitcher leaves playoff game due to drone...

I'm not sure if "drone" has appeared on a major league injury report before, but one of the flying machines has had an impact on an MLB ALCS playoff game. No one was injured by a drone at the ballpark, but Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer cut his throw...

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More reports circulate suggesting a late-October...

According to "reliable sources", Apple will announce the MacBook Pro (Late 2016) model in the next few days, with shipping of it and a new MacBook Air before the end of October.

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Report: New MacBook Pros still coming this month w/...

Just as doubt was beginning to surround whether or not Apple was still on track to release new MacBook Pros this month, a new report from Macotakara this evening brings some reassurance. The report claims that Apple will still announce and release a new lineup of MacBook Pros this month, and offers up some details…


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Apple App Store compensation changes coming to South...

As a result of currency exchange rate fluctuations and tax law changes, developers in South Africa and New Zealand have received emails from Apple informing them that renumeration for sales will be changing in the next 72 hours.

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Apple notifies developers of App Store price...

As it has done in other instances in the past, Apple today announced that it is updating App Store prices in South Africa and New Zealand. It’s good news for users in Africa, however, as prices will go down, while prices will increase in New Zealand.


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Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved VR...

Longtime cinephiles might be disappointed by the following news: THX will now operate as an "independent startup" under the Razer banner. Yep, the gaming PC and peripherals company. The cinema certification outfit founded by George Lucas will keep it...

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What's on your TV: 'Black Mirror,'...

The Walking Dead left us on a cliffhanger during last season's finale, and we'll (presumably) find out which longtime cast member dies Sunday night when it returns. Until then, there's Viceland's new podcast turned PTI-style latenight show Desus &amp...

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BLINCAM -- taking photos with a wink

I'm a sucker for any new camera gizmos, and there's one on Indiegogo right now that is almost worth pulling the trigger on. It's BLINCAM, a tiny wearable camera that can be mounted on glasses or sunglasses to take pictures with a wink. 

The concept is similar to Google Glass, but the device can be removed from your glasses or sunglasses so you're not a full-time "Glasshole". Winking or blinking takes the photos totally hands-free, and they're then sent to your iPhone or other smartphone for archiving and sharing. 

The camera uses a fixed focus and has no built-in image stabilization, so the developers suggest that you stop activities when taking photos to prevent blurring. There's no specific word on the camera's resolution other than "HD", which implies a 1920 x 1080 pixel image size. Compared to a smartphone camera, BLINCAM isn't exactly a high-...

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References to ‘Apple Watch Victory’ model spotted on...

When a few 9to5Mac readers noticed references to “Apple Watch Victory” on Apple’s website today, which seemed to hint at a previously unknown Apple Watch model, we were obviously intrigued. Is Apple Watch Victory indeed an upcoming Apple Watch model, or something else?


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Apple's Beats 1 head DJ Zane Lowe giving music...

Next year's SXSW tech and music gathering will include a keynote speech from Apple Beats 1 lead DJ Zane Lowe, among its 700 presentations.

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New star-studded Beats ad touts ‘life without...

The transition to using an iPhone without a headphone jack is one that is taking some people awhile to get used to, but Beats is taking advantage of the situation. In a new ad released today, Beats touts its latest lineup of wireless products, including the Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3, and BeatsX.


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AWT News Update: October 17, 2016

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Happy Monday! Even if it wasn't a good start to the week, we have lots of Apple news to hopefully cheer you up:

  • A class action lawsuit brought by disgruntled Apple employees in California goes to court tomorrow
  • Your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus has a way to "fail over" to a software home button if the actual solid-state button fails
  • Want to live in Jamaica and get access to Apple trademarks well in advance of them appearing in the US? Could be a nice job idea...
  • AT&T will begin providing same-day "cracked screen repair" for iPhones on November 15th

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EPGL working on iPhone apps compatible with '...

Medical supply company EPGL, known for "smart" contact lens technology in development, intends to develop apps compatible to with iOS for augmented reality applications -- and there may be more on the horizon, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple Music’s Zane Lowe revealed as keynote speaker...

Apple Music creative director and Beats 1 head Zane Lowe has today been announced as a keynote speaker for the 2017 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The event takes place from March 10th through March 19th, though it’s unclear when Lowe’s presentation will be (via Billboard).


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Porn sites blocked California users today to protest...

Several porn websites have a new tactic to alert their electorate living in California: Blocking them. On the ballot next month is proposition 60, which would require adult performers to use condoms for all videos made in the state. If they don't, th...

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Tim Cook's Japan visit could result in superior...

Apple is looking to Japan to help improve Siri.

On Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Japan could play a vital role in his company’s artificial intelligence initiatives. Cook is in the country on a work trip, as Apple prepares to open up a R&D center this December in Yokohama, near Tokyo. According to Cook, the new R&D center will focus on AI and “deep engineering,” but did not divulge more details.

“AI is horizontal in nature, running across all products, and is used in ways that most people don’t even think about,” Cook told Nikkei Asian Review. “We want the AI to increase your battery life, to recommend music to Apple Music subscribers... [to] help you remember where you parked your car.”


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AT&T adds iPhone screen repair service for...

AT&T's Mobile Insurance plans are expanding, with a cracked screen repair service being added to the program for recent iPhones and three Android models -- but at additional cost.

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Watch Apple’s retail chief Angela Ahrendts...

Apple’s SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts will be interviewed tonight at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, CA and the event will be live streamed for all to watch through Fortune’s website.


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Trump may be building his own online video service

As Donald Trump's presidential campaign appears to be circling the drain with 23 days to go, the Republican nominee must be thinking about what comes next. According to The Wall Street Journal, Trump might be retreating to the relatively safe confine...

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Netflix's price hike didn't hurt...

Netflix's delayed-price-hike strategy has apparently paid off, as its earnings report for the third quarter (PDF) showed it added more customers than expected. By the end of the quarter, Netflix says about 75 percent of its older customers have been...

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Apple issues fourth public & developer betas of...

Apple on Monday seeded a fourth iOS 10.1 beta to registered developers, as well as the general public -- potentially the final beta before the update is officially released.

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Russia hopes to block cruise missile attacks with...

While the United States may have put its blimp-based missile defense system on hold, Russia is taking a more civilian approach to jamming cruise missiles. As Motherboard reports today, the Russian military is planning to mount anti-missile jamming de...

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News: Apple releases fourth beta of iOS 10.1 to...

Apple has released the fourth beta of iOS 10.1 to registered developers today, hours after releasing the iOS 10.0.3 update to iPhone 7/7 Plus users. We anticipate that the official public release of iOS 10.1 — which contains the much-ballyhooed Portrait camera mode for iPhone 7 Plus users — is not far off....

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Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 4 with Portrait camera...

Apple has released the fourth iOS 10.1 beta which includes the Portrait camera for iPhone 7 Plus that applies a DSLR-like blur effect over photos using the dual lens system. iOS 10.1 beta 4 is available to registered developers. The fourth beta is also available to public beta testers on iOS 10.1 today.


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Apple sets iPhone 7 launch dates for Egypt, Colombia...

Apple on Monday updated a collection of its international websites with more iPhone 7 launch dates, filling in gaps across multiple continents.

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ZTE's Axon 7 Mini smartphone is yours for $300

As promised, ZTE is launching the Axon 7 Mini in the US... and it might just hit the sweet spot if you're more interested in price than raw performance. The 5.2-inch Android phone ("mini" is clearly a relative term) is now available for pre-order at...

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Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their...

Apple's product launches are notoriously secretive, but the Cupertino, California tech giant is sure to do one thing ahead of a big reveal: file trademark paperwork in Jamaica. From a Quartz report: It did this for Siri, the Apple Watch, macOS, and dozens of its major products months before the equivalent paperwork was lodged in the United States. Likewise, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft routinely file trademarks for their most important products in locales far flung from Silicon Valley and Seattle. These include Jamaica, Tonga, Iceland, South Africa, and Trinidad and Tobago -- places where trademark authorities don't maintain easily searchable databases. The tech giants are exploiting a US trademark-law provision that lets them effectively claim a trademark in secret. Under this provision, once a mark is lodged with an intellectual property office outside the US, the firm has six months to file it with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). When the firm does file in the US,...

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Run Printopia on your Mac to share its printers to any capable iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Printopia will also add virtual printers, allowing you to save print-outs to your Mac and send to apps.... Read more
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SteerMouse is an advanced driver for USB and Bluetooth mice. It also supports Apple Mighty Mouse very well. SteerMouse can assign various functions to buttons that Apple's software does not allow,... Read more
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