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Wednesday July 15

14:34
Social Networks Funneling More News


News consumption on Facebook and Twitter has increased significantly in the last two years, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center and the Knight Foundation.
Almost two-thirds (63 percent) of Twitter and Facebook members surveyed said they got news from those social networks. For Twitter, that's an 11 point increase from 2013, when 52 percent of its members said they got news there. For Facebook it's a 16 point jump since 2013, when 47 percent of its members said they looked to it for news.

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13:44
Apple releases Mac mini EMI firmware update to fix...

Apple on Wednesday released an EMI update for Mac mini, addressing an issue that could in some cases prevent a USB keyboard from being recognized when waking from sleep.

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13:42
Apple Updates iPod touch, Recolors iPod nano and...

After nearly three years, Apple has updated the iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle. The iPod touch receives updated innards and six new colors, plus a 128 GB model, whereas the iPod nano and iPod shuffle remain unchanged other than the new colors.

 

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13:35
Apple issues Mac mini EFI firmware update 1.8 to...

 

Apple today released a firmware update for the Mac mini to address a USB keyboard-related issue. Labeled Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.8, the update is intended for Apple’s previous Mac mini generation (late 2012) released before the most recent hardware refresh.

Specifically, Apple says the update “addresses an issue that may prevent a USB keyboard from being recognized after the system wakes from sleep.” Owners of the late 2012 Mac mini desktop computer can find the firmware update available in the Updates tab of the Mac App Store. The file measures in at just over 4 MB and requires a system restart or...

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13:35
A Hulu intern just made a clever Apple Watch app

Hulu has come up with exactly the right kind of Apple Watch app, one that turns the wrist-based computer into a simple remote control.

The new app doesn’t try to do too much. You can’t browse the Hulu catalog from the watch, but the assumption is that you’ll want to use a proper remote for that anyway. Once you have a video stream up and running, the Watch app lets you pause the current video stream, rewind in 10-second increments, and toggle closed captioning.

For now, the app supports Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Chromecast, and AirPlay streaming to Apple TV. A prompt to select the playback device appears at launch and can be changed at any time through the app’s settings menu.

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13:32
∞ Neil Young and the quality of streaming music

When I posted earlier today about Neil Young pulling his music catalog from streaming services because of poor quality, I kept wondering why he would do that. Neil is right, quality does matter, but not at all costs. [...]

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13:24
Apple Watch release date for New Zealand scheduled...

After its initial launch in nine countries in April, followed by seven more late last month and a handful of other countries launching later this week, Apple Watch will arrive for customers in New Zealand for the first time on July 31st. Apple has quietly made the announcement on an updated product page within its Apple Store iOS app, as pictured above.

The launch in New Zealand will follow a few...

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13:22
Notes on the new iPods: Bluetooth 4.1, skipped...

As expected, Apple updated its iPod lineup today and I just wanted to add a few notes on the new hardware.

The iPod shuffle and nano lines got new colors but otherwise are the same internally with the 2GB and 16GB storage inside and same skeuomorphic UI for the nano. To me this is Apple saying the long goodbye to these products the same way the iPod classic was ushered out. Expect these to last as long as whatever inventory Apple decides to build.

The new iPod touch is much more interesting. It got the same new color palette and otherwise is the same externally – except losing the unpopular Loop strap. However, internally it gets supercharged with...

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13:15
News: Initial benchmarks show new iPod touch running...

Some initial benchmarks on the new iPod touch run by TechCrunch reveal that the A8 CPU in the new model appears to be running at 1.10 GHz per core, slightly slower than the iPhone 6’s A8, which clocks in at 1.39 GHz. The report also notes Geekbench scores at 1379 and 2440 out of the box, and suggests that the processor is likely under-clocked to allow for optimal battery life while sporting a smaller battery than the larger iPhone models....

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12:47
Is the new iPod touch a harbinger of a 4-inch iPhone...

So after three years, we’ve finally got a new iPod touch. After kicking around with iPhone 4S-era speed, the iPod touch has leaped right over the iPhone 5 and now sports the A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. And at $199 for a 16GB model, it grants access to demanding apps and games for a very good price.

The new iPod touch, for all its advancements, still sports the same 4-inch Retina display as the iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c. And it makes me wonder if maybe, just maybe, it’s the first hint that we’ll be seeing an updated 4-inch iPhone–let’s call it the 6c–this fall.

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12:46
New iPod Touch’s A8 CPU running at 1.1GHz, includes...

The new iPods that Apple announced this morning were outed a couple of weeks ago, but the insides of the new iPod Touch were still a surprise: Apple put an A8 in the new Touch, the same SoC that powers the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The iPod Touch is quite a bit smaller than either iPhone, though, and preliminary benchmarks suggest that the chip's speed has been reduced somewhat to keep the temperature down and the battery life up. Geekbench tests run by TechCrunch say the A8 in the Touch is running at about 1.1GHz, down from 1.4GHz in both iPhones. They also confirm that the A8 includes 1GB of RAM, the same amount as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The scores in that Geekbench run suggest that the slowed-down A8 is ...

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12:38
Neil Young to remove music from streaming services...

Another day, another artist who’ll soon be missing from your streaming playlists.

On Wednesday morning, Neil Young posted a message on his official Facebook page announcing that he’s pulling his music from streaming services.

“Streaming has ended for me. I hope this is ok for my fans,” the artist wrote. By the time of writing, however, Neil Young’s music was still available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify.

While the music industry has vocally criticized streaming services for paying low figures back to copyright-holders, Young claims, “It’s not because of the money.”

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12:34
New iPod touch vs. iPhone 5s: Apple's latest...

Apple surprised on Wednesday by including its latest-generation A8 processor in the latest iPod touch -- a decision that makes it a formidable and highly affordable opponent to the company's mid-range iPhone 5s.

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12:29
Flash Furor Grows Despite Adobe's Latest Fix


Three new vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player have been reported over the past two weeks, triggering a storm of protest and leading Mozilla and Google to ban the plug-in from their Firefox and Chrome browsers. "It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash and to ask the browsers to set killbits on the same day," Facebook CSO Alex Stamos tweeted Sunday. Flash "currently poses a huge risk to security -- these latest events are a perfect example of that," said Kasper Lindgaard, director of research and security at Secunia.

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11:45
Smart camera warns you when guns enter your home

Anxious that you might face an armed home invasion, or that your kids might find the key to the gun cabinet? NanoWatt Design thinks it has a way to give you that crucial early warning. Its crowdfunded GunDetect camera uses computer vision to detect f...

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11:30
The Week in iOS Accessories: Speakers to amp up your...

More for your music

This week’s roundup includes several new speakers for your iOS device—a couple of Bluetooth units, to be sure, but also a “natural induction” device that amplifies your iPhone’s natural sound.

Creative

The $100 Sound Blaster Free is another portable Bluetooth speaker—this one fits comfortably into the water bottle holder on your bike, and contains two passive radiators to create a deep bass sound.

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11:22
Killer iMac 5K Deal: Free Apple TV, Free Canon PIXMA...

AppleInsider this week is teaming up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away a free Apple TV, a Free PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint Printer (or your choice of other accessories) and $40-$170 in instant discounts with each iMac 5K order, plus free shipping and no sales tax collected outside NY & NJ.

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11:20
Seven of the world's weirdest green vehicles

By Cat DiStasio

Green transportation is advancing by leaps and bounds. In just the past few months, we've seen a solar-powered airplane complete historic flights, self-driving vehicles hit the streets and cars make astounding achievements in fuel ef...

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10:55
'The Last Starfighter' is getting a TV...

The Last Starfighter tested the limits of early computer-generated movie graphics, and it's about to explore uncharted waters once again. Original writer Jonathan Betuel is developing The Starfighter Chronicles, a related TV series (about alien law e...

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10:00
Week of Apple Watch Stands: Nomad Stand for Apple...

Nomad stand for Apple watch. photo ©2015, Steven Sande. All rights reserved

This week Apple World Today has reviews of three Apple Watch charging stands: the Griffin WatchStand, the Nomad Stand for Apple Watch, and Fuse Chicken’s Bobine Watch. Today I’m focusing on the US$69.95 Nomad Stand for Apple Watch.

Design

Of all of the Watch charging stands I’ve looked at, the Nomad Stand is certainly one of the sleekest. It’s a single piece of aluminum in either a silver or space gray finish (sorry, no gold…), with a circular notch for the Watch charging puck and a channel in the back of the swoopy piece to hold the...

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09:41
Google, US government launch plan to bring Fiber...

Google is partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to bring its Fiber Internet service to public and affordable housing projects, the company announced on Wednesday.

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09:04
9to5Toys Lunch Break: the best Prime Day deals,...

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Amazon Prime Day hub: all of the best deals from Amazon’s huge 20th Birthday sale

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08:40
Apple updates iPod touch line: 64-bit, 8MP camera,...

Apple surprised nobody today by updating the iPod touch line. As we reported late last week, an iPod update was widely expected yesterday, but apparently the company chose to make fools of all Apple bloggers. While the changes to the iPod nano and iPod shuffle were strictly cosmetic -- they now match the revised colors for the iPod touch -- the internals of the iPod touch were definitely given an update.

The new iPod touch uses the 64-bit A8 microprocessor, and there's an M8 motion coprocessor built in as well. The rear camera has a full 8 megapixel resolution, and the device is available in capacities of 16, 32, 64 and an all-new 128GB. The 16GB model is just US$199, with the 32GB weighing in at $249, 64GB at $299, and 128GB at $399. 

The devices ship with iOS 8.4 and Apple Music, making it possible for the...

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08:25
Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod...

Apple has no plans to kill the iPod, despite three years without a major upgrade. On Tuesday the company refreshed the iPod touch, nano, and shuffle, though only the touch got a big overhaul.

All three iPods will now come in gold, dark blue, and pink, but the iPod touch is the only model to get new features under the hood. The touch will come with iOS 8.4 and access to Apple Music, which isn’t surprising, but the new version also adds a 128GB model to the lineup for the first time for $399. A 16GB touch will run you $199, a 32GB for $249, and a 64GB for $299. All models are available in-store today, with Apple throwing in two-day shipping for free if you’d rather buy online.

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08:12
News: Apple unveils new iPod touch, new nano and...

Apple has rolled out its first major updates to the iPod since 2012, updating the iPod touch and adding new colors for the iPod nano and iPod shuffle. The new iPod touch has the same 4-inch screen size as its predecessor, but has also received a major iSight camera upgrade to 8MP to keep up with cameras in the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2. The A8 64-bit chip will make for better speed in apps and improved graphics for gaming, while the addition of the…

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08:10
The iPod lives! Mid-year bump adds new colors and...

The iPod lineup hasn't gotten a significant hardware update since 2012, if you can believe it. For the Shuffle and the Nano, this isn't a big deal; dedicated music players stopped evolving pretty much the minute the iPhone started to go mainstream. For the iPod Touch, it was more unfortunate—it's a fully-fledged iDevice and one of the cheapest entry points into the ecosystem, so saddling it with the same Apple A5 SoC as the iPhone 4S for three years was rather unfortunate.

That changes today. Apple has just updated the entire iPod lineup, including new colors for the (essentially unchanged) Nano and Shuffle as well as a significant internal overhaul for the iPod Touch. It picks up a 64-bit chip and an 8MP camera, both of which should make it run iOS 9 and future versions much better than the previous Touch.

All the new iPods come in Space Gray, silver, gold, pink, blue, and red enclosures. The gold color, new to the iPod lineup, looks like...

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08:07
New gold, dark blue and hot pink colors come to...

All three devices in Apple's existing iPod lineup --?the iPod nano, shuffle and touch --?gained three new color options on Wednesday. And while the iPod touch's internal components were overhauled, the iPod nano and shuffle specifications remain unchanged.

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08:03
Apple launches new iPod touch with 64-bit A8 CPU,...

Apple on Wednesday overhauled its iPod touch lineup for the first time in years, debuting a new high-end $399 model with a 128-gigabyte capacity, while giving all versions a 64-bit A8 processor, M8 motion coprocessor, and 8-megapixel rear camera.

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07:59
Chevron announces first Apple Pay-compatible gas...

The very first Apple Pay-compatible Chevron gas pumps have arrived.

The company announced via Twitter that gas pumps that accept NFC payment support – including Apple Pay – have been installed at a gas station on San Ramon Valley Blvd., meaning nearby iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch owners can pay at the pump without reaching for their wallet. More locations will follow suit, but Chevron did not offer a rollout timeline. The company’s tweet did say, “Cupertino coming soon!” in reference to Apple’s nearby campus.

Chevron first revealed plans to incorporate Apple Pay into gas pumps back in December. At the time, Chevron said it was working directly with Apple on the...

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07:59
Apple releases new, faster, iPod touch with 8MP...

 

As we reported this morning, Apple has today launched a new version of the iPod touch, featuring a 64-bit A8 CPU. This breaks a long run of neglect for Apple’s cheapest iOS device, which last received an update way back in 2012. It will be a huge leap in performance over the previous iPod touch which featured an A5 SoC. Both the front and back cameras have been improved, with the back shooter now featuring 8 megapixels of resolution.

The new iPod touch is also available for the first time in gold matching the iPhone and iPad in addition to new dark blue and pink case options. The iPod touch is also getting a storage bump at least at the higher end — there is now a $399 128 GB model. The base $199 iPod touch remains the same with...

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07:53
Apple is reportedly 'close' to securing...

After some earlier setbacks, Apple may once again be firming up plans for its long-rumored streaming TV service.

Sources tell the New York Post that the major broadcast networks are “close” to agreements with their local station affiliates, allowing the networks to negotiate with Apple on the affiliates' behalf. This would remove a major obstacle for Apple, as it wouldn't have to go around the country striking deals with every affiliate to carry channels like ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC.

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07:43
Apple Store down, new iPod models expected today

As of early this morning, the Apple Store web site is down.

The reason for this is most likely iPod-related.

The current rumor is that Apple will be launching its new iPod units. The new models are expected to feature an A8 processor, 8 megapixel camera and arrive in new dark blue, pink and gold colors available across the lineup.

The new models were leaked last week when resources within iTunes 12.2 were studied. It is expected that the iPod touch will get a storage bump with a new 128 GB option for $399. The base iPod price is expected to remain unchanged with the 16 GB SKU priced at US$199. Also notice that the Loop wristband is not visible in the corner of the iPod...

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06:53
Amazon Prime Day kicks off with $49 Kindle, $79...

As a part of Prime Day, an attempt to spur Black Friday-level sales from Prime subscribers, Amazon on Wednesday discounted a number of electronics, including several Kindle readers and Kindle Fire touchscreen tablets.

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06:43
News: Logitech debuts Logi BLOK cases for iPad Air 2

Logitech has announced its new Logi BLOK family of cases for the iPad Air 2, the first group of products to appear under the new Logi brand, which was introduced last week. The family includes the Logi BLOK Protective Shell ($40), the Logi BLOK Protective Case ($70), and the Logi BLOK Protective Keyboard Case ($130), all of which feature square corners to help protect the iPad. Logitech indicates the cases have been tested to withstand drops from…

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06:24
HSBC UK says Apple Pay support coming within 2 weeks

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation's surprising absence from Apple Pay's UK launch earlier this week will not last much longer, the bank has confirmed, with final testing under way and availability said to come within two weeks.

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06:21
News: Daily Deal: ChargeLight Flashlight &...

Today in iLounge Deals you can grab the ChargeLight Flashlight & Charger for only $37.99. This mini flashlight does double duty as a portable charger for your iPhone or iPod, providing twice as much power as your average flashlight and an accompanying dock that conveniently charges up a USB device alongside the flashlight. Five modes and a wide-angle lens allow you to emit light at specific intensities, and the higher-power USB port provides faster…

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05:38
The Apple Watch is misunderstood

Ron McElfresh, writing for Mac360, addresses criticism of the Apple Watch in this thoughtful post.

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05:30
Apple Watch, water and workouts

Great, informative article from Craig Hockenberry on the affect of water on your Apple Watch.

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05:22
Former iAd exec leaves Apple for being too...

A strong anecdote that shows Apple’s true feelings about privacy.

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05:00
Google Photos Backup Keeps Collecting Until You Make...


Uninstalling Google's Photos app doesn't turn off backup sync, meaning photos taken with Android devices could be saved to the company's cloud storage, even if the user doesn't intend to store them there, Google acknowledged on Tuesday. The issue came to light last week, when a BizJournals editor reported finding hundreds of family photos he had deleted from his phone stored in Google Photos -- even though he had uninstalled the Google Photos app.

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00:10
Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad...

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year's revamp.

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Tuesday July 14

23:58
Property Shifting or Residential Move Made Effortless

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23:35
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20:52
Apple, other big businesses eye Iranian market after...

Just hours after the U.S. and five world powers entered into an agreement with Iran to remove sanctions in return for a reduction in nuclear weapons capability, companies like Apple are actively looking for inroads into the starved market.

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16:39
Apple's Japanese R&D center to tap into...

Alongside an expanding retail presence, Apple is building out research and development operations around the globe, including a facility in Yokohama, Japan that will reportedly focus on materials, vehicle and health segments.

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16:15
The Week in Mac Apps: Encrypto makes sharing private...

...plus apps for graphic design, STEM education, and more!

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find an app that keep your secrets secret, a bit of science for every occasion, and software that makes capturing your screen as easy as pie.

Affinity Designer 1.3

Serif’s $40 popular Affinity Designer (Mac App Store Link) brings professional-grade vector design at a budget price to your Mac.

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16:05
The Apple iWatch doesn’t exist, but a legal fight...

Remember earlier this year when Apple released the iWatch?

What's that you say? There's no such thing as an iWatch?

Don't tell that to Irish software studio Probendi, which owns a trademark on iWatch, and has filed a petition with a court in Milan saying that Apple is in violation of it, according to Bloomberg.

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15:05
Report: Android Wear Smartwatches to Get Together


It's rumored that the next version of Android Wear, reportedly scheduled for release in August, will bring tap gestures and watch-to-watch communications. The update initially was scheduled for launch on July 28th. "For now, these features simply bring parity between Android Wear and watchOS," said IDC analyst Jitesh Ubrani. These new features "ultimately lay the groundwork for future messaging platforms," but neither platform "offers a compelling use case or killer app, as they're both essentially first-generation products," he added.

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15:00
AWT News Update: July 14, 2015

Photo illustration ©2015, Steven Sande.

Today's Apple news in less than five minutes; that's the AWT News Update!

  • Betas of OS X Yosemite, iOS 8.4 appear in the Apple Developer Center
  • Apple's being sued by an Irish firm over its alleged misuse of the "iWatch" trademark in the EU
  • The New York Post says negotiations are moving along nicely now for Apple's planned streaming TV service for cable cutters

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for July 14, 2015.

Another day, another set of betas. This time it’s the betas for OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4.1. It appears that the new version of OS X won...

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14:59
Chevron rolls out first gas pumps with Apple Pay...

More than six months after promising to support Apple Pay touchless payments at gas pumps, Chevron rolled out the service at a station across the street from its headquarters in San Ramon, Calif.

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13:52
Tip of the Day: Setting a custom playlist image

One of the new features introduced alongside Apple Music and the iCloud Music Library in the latest versions of iTunes and iOS is the ability to now specify an image of your choice to represent any of your playlists. By default, iTunes and iOS will simply use a collage of the album artwork from the tracks in your playlist, but you can actually add any photo you want instead. In iOS 8.4, this is done by opening the playlist, tapping the “Edit”…

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13:45
Twitter for iPhone adopts native iOS share sheet...


Twitter has quietly added support for iOS 8’s native, customizable share sheet, replacing its own limited share menu previously used. Custom share sheet support enables users to send URLs and other items to various apps and services on iOS without ever leaving the Twitter app.

This multitasking feature has long been adopted in third-party Twitter clients on iOS including...

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13:42
Review: Ventev Powercell 3015c and Powercell 6000+

We recently received two new batteries from Ventev — Powercell 3015c ($50) and Powercell 6000+ ($75). Powercell 3015c is a small 3000 mAh battery — it's just slightly larger than a credit card — with a short, built-in Lightning cable for charging. Powercell 6000+ is a different beast. It's a 6000 mAh dual-output battery with folding AC wall prongs, able to charge two devices at once. The two outputs recharge at separate speeds — 1A for older iPhones, and at 2.1 for quicker recharging of iPads and newer iPhones.{/exp:char_limit}

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13:13
Apple says recruitment of women & minorities...

Efforts by Apple to improve recruitment of women and minorities in its workforce are slowly paying off, the company has revealed, as it hopes other corporations will follow its lead in diversity and transparency.

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13:00
App Store updates and notable new apps for July 14,...

Apple World Today is happy to provide its readers with notification of significant App Store updates and notable new apps each and every day.

Updates

Pixelmator (iOS) version 2.0.2

We’ve redefined the performance of the Repair tool, added Dynamic Touch to all Retouch tools, improved the Photo Editing extension, and more.

• The Repair tool is now up to 5 times faster and even more precise.• Dynamic Touch lets you adjust the stroke size of all Retouch tools by simply using the tip of your finger to create thin strokes and a larger surface area of your finger for thicker lines.• Lots of improvements to the Photo Editing extension and more.

Desk (OS X) version 1.4.1

Hey, hey, hey!...

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12:43
Google unveils platform-independent alternative to...

Google on Tuesday announced Eddystone, an open-source beacon platform that may provide competition for Apple's iBeacon standard used by some businesses and attractions, including Apple Stores.

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12:34
Taylor Swift’s label exec talks behind-the-scenes...

The controversy surrounding Apple Music’s launch thanks to Taylor Swift made for an excellent way to drum up some extra attention for the service’s debut late last month. First, Swift, who was already vocal in the past regarding streaming services, penned a blog post knocking down Apple’s decision to offer a free, three-month trial without paying artists for streams during that period. Apple responded to Taylor’s decision to hold back her music from the service and it was thought the blog post eventually inspired Apple to reverse its decision. Swift responded to Apple’s decision positively and announced her latest record would be available on...

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12:23
External Link: TiVo Adds AirPlay Support

TiVo has added AirPlay support to its iOS app, allowing owners of Roamio and Premiere DVRs to beam content to their Apple TVs. To try it out, bring up Control Center, activate AirPlay, select the Apple TV, enable mirroring, and then play a show from the My Shows section of the TiVo app.

 

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12:21
Follow NASA's historic mission to Pluto with...

NASA's New Horizons space probe is set to begin transmitting the first ever high-resolution images of Pluto back to earth later today, and you can follow the exciting progress on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch with the official New Horizons app.

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12:06
Google announces a Bluetooth beacon platform to...

Google today announced a new beacon technology called Eddystone along with APIs that together it hopes will make it easier for Android and iOS-powered devices and beacons in close proximity to communicate with one another. Unlike iBeacon, Apple’s take on the Bluetooth-based protocol, Eddystone is open source and designed to be easily extendable, compatible with any device which supports the use of beacons. A new API announced alongside Eddystone, compatible with iOS and Android devices and available to Android developers today (iOS support forthcoming), uses inaudible sound emitted from device speakers and heard from other devices using their microphones to determine when other smartphones and tablets...

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11:00
Week of Apple Watch Stands: WATCHme on Kickstarter

This week I'm looking at some Apple Watch charging stands; this started yesterday with the Griffin WatchStand and I'll be reviewing the new Nomad Watch Stand tomorrow. Today I thought it would be fun to take a trip to Kickstarter, where a young French designer is looking for funding for a humorous and completely different take on the Watch charging stand: WATCHme

The chubby little WATCHme is the brainchild of Vivien Muller, and it's unlike any other Watch charging stand I've seen. It looks like a short and stout little monster with a large "eye" where the disk of the Apple Watch charger sits. Pop your Watch onto the WATCHme, and it gets even more fun. If WATCHme reaches a stretch goal, Muller plans to hire a developer to create an app with a mischievous little eye that...

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10:54
Taylor Swift's letter on Apple Music was...

A blog post by pop signer Taylor Swift criticizing Apple Music royalties was preceded by talks with Apple by her record label, Big Machine Records -- but the singer wrote the post independently, according to an executive with the label.

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10:45
Mozilla temporarily disables Flash Player...

If you haven’t updated your version of Adobe Flash Player lately, now might be the time to do it.

The developers at Mozilla, having noticed that the staff at Hacking Team had three working exploits for Adobe Flash, decided to block all versions of the Flash Player plugin up to version 18.0.0.203 on Windows. Mozilla said Flash would remain on the Firefox blocklist until Adobe fixes all known vulnerabilities.

Since the announcement, Adobe appears to have updated its Flash player to version 18.0.0.209, which is not blocked.

Earlier in July, hackers breached the systems of Italy-based Hacking Team and published 400GB...

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10:39
News: Apple releases iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers

Following the general release of iOS 8.4 to the public at the end of June, Apple has now released an iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers. The new beta features a build number of 12H304 with no release notes provided, although it seems likely that it addresses issues with Apple Music similar to yesterday’s iTunes 12.2.1 update along with any other new or unresolved issues from the iOS 8.4 public release....

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10:04
Apple releases beta versions of OS X 10.10.5 and iOS...

Apple has just published two new software betas for developers on its Developer Center. The new betas cover both OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, with what appear to be bug fix releases on each platform. You can find the change logs below. We’ll also include a running list of changes.

Apple recently distributed iOS 9 beta 3 to developers and beta testers, and OS X 10.10.4 to the general public. iOS 8.4 was ...

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09:46
News: Apple sued over iWatch trademark it doesn’t own

Apple is being sued for buying ad space on the Google results page delivered to users searching for the term “iWatch,” Bloomberg reports. Probendi, an Irish software developer, owns the iWatch trademark in Europe and has filed suit over Apple’s efforts to steer people typing that term into Google toward its Apple Watch website. Giacomo Bonelli, a lawyer for Probendi, said, “Apple never replied to our requests and objections, while…

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09:45
Mac: Juiceboxx MacBook Charger Case

Juiceboxx’s MacBook Charger Case ($20) is exactly what it claims to be — a two-piece hardshell case that snaps in place around a MacBook charger to prevent the cord from fraying. The polycarbonate case attaches to a charger — Juiceboxx currently offers cases for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro chargers — and the cord is threaded through a hole to the outside before snapping the case into place. A built-in groove still allows for winding the charger’s cord up for storage.

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09:26
Apple Pay launches in the UK

As of today, Apple Pay has officially come to the United Kingdom and are available for use in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Apple Pay works at participating retail stores and within apps that accept it. Because it requires NFC, it is only available for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users, and Apple Watch users who have an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus. In-app Apple Pay purchases can be made with an iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 Plus.

The banks and credit card companies that are participating in the Apple Pay launch currently include American Express, First Direct, HSBC, Nationwide, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander, and Ulster Bank. Additional banks like...

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09:07
Rumor: Apple making progress in negotiations with TV...

Apple’s apparently still in negotiations with the networks for its upcoming TV streaming service.

A recent article in the New York Post has Apple talking with ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox with Apple’s 30 percent revenue share being the point of contention. Still, rumors have it that Apple is targeting a late fall launch of its new TV product.

The current word around the campfire is that Disney or CBS will apparently be among the first to sign onto the deal. Apple also seems interested in getting Disney’s ESPN and Discovery channels folded in along with local live TV.

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09:02
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09:00
Wish snatches up top Android app Locket to help you...

Locket, a beloved Android app that serves up content you want to read right on your lock-screen, is bringing its recommendation tech to one of the most popular iOS e-commerce apps.

Wish, one of the top 10 lifestyle apps in the App Store, snatched up Locket, which Google Play picked as one of its best apps of 2014, to power recommendations for its shopping platform. Locket founder and CEO Yunha Kim, who is joining the Wish team, said there are no plans to shut down Locket at the moment, but that the technology that fueled the Android app’s tailored lock-screen content picks will be baked into Wish.

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08:56
Lawsuit targets Apple for directing 'iWatch...

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of improperly using Google ads to guide "iWatch" searches to its page for the Apple Watch, abusing a trademark it doesn't own, a report said on Tuesday.

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08:55
Artists fought against Apple Music’s no-pay...

“‘I can’t support this, you need to pay us from the first stream,’” Borchetta, the CEO of Big Machine Records, says he told Apple execs. “And those conversations led up to the weekend where Taylor posted the blog.”

Taylor Swift did a great thing.

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08:26
Yamaha’s portable Bluetooth speaker

I haven’t used this, but Yamaha is a great music company. This may be worth checking out as you look for an outdoor speak this summer.

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08:15
Mozilla blocks Flash in Firefox browser as Adobe...

It’s been a rough week for the fate of Adobe’s Flash Player plugin. Yesterday we told you about Facebook’s security chief pushing Steve Jobs’ anti-Flash message and calling on Adobe to announce an end-of-life date for the plugin, and today a major web browser has opted to actually block Flash to protect users from security issues. Mozilla said today that it is temporarily disabling Flash by default until Adobe is able to address recent exploits discovered in the plugin…

While the block doesn’t completely prevent Firefox users from using Flash, it...

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08:00
Apple Pay goes live in UK

Just nine months after Apple Pay shook up the mobile payments world in the US, another country has been added to the payment service. Starting today, users of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch can pay for goods and services at more than 250,000 locations in the United Kingdom.

Financial institutions that are on board for the launch in the UK include Ulster Bank, Santander, Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, Nationwide, First Direct and American Express. Halifax, Lloyds, and Bank of Scotland are expected to join up this fall. HSBC will be adding support later this month, while Barclays -- which originally said it would only support its own contactless payment system called bPay -- now says it will throw its support behind Apple Pay, although it didn't set a time for the rollout to customers. 

For credit card companies, Visa, MasterCard and American Express are lined up to help. Retailers include Boots, Waitress, Pret, and Transport for London. Now that Apple...

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07:55
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Leaves Legacy of Charm


After more than a decade of shaping fan-forward Nintendo philosophies, President Satoru Iwata died Saturday at 55. Iwata had been struggling with cancer for about a year. The one-time programmer and long-time video game enthusiast worked his way through the ranks of Nintendo until there were no more promotions left. He succeeded Hiroshi Yamauchi in 2002, which made him the first Nintendo president who wasn't a member of the Yamauchi family. Of the many successes bearing Iwata's signature at Nintendo, none stands out more than the Wii.

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07:52
Rumor: Samsung to launch Galaxy 'S6 Edge+,...

In a move designed to preempt Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6s" event in September, Samsung will reportedly unveil its latest Galaxy Note phablet alongside a jumbo-sized Galaxy S6 Edge on August 12.

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07:46
NY Post: Apple close to deal on local channel...

Apple is negotiating with the big four networks to get the rights to broadcast affiliate feeds. This has huge potential implications for an Apple TV service if Apple can pull this off.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:34
News: Apple progressing in TV service negotiations,...

Apple’s negotiations to add all four major broadcast networks to its proposed streaming TV service are gaining momentum, the New York Post reports. Sources say ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox are close to gaining the rights to negotiate on behalf of affiliate stations to deliver local live TV feeds to users of Apple’s subscription TV service. Obtaining local programming has been a main goal for Apple to set the service apart from other cord-cutting…

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07:32
Apple’s new Campus 2 aerial shot shows building...

We’ve been tracking the progress of Apple’s Campus 2 expansion project over several months, and today the city of Cupertino and Apple have shared a new aerial shot of the site showing construction on several new sections of the massive spaceship-like building.

Compared to the last official photo shared, the new perspective offers an closer shot of the Campus 2 construction with building construction taking shape on roughly half the circle.

Apple’s official timeline for completing the Campus 2 project says building construction will wrap up by the end of next year. You can see the previous aerial shot below and check out our full timeline of the...

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07:32
Talks with major networks for Apple streaming TV...

After being mired for months, talks with major networks regarding an Apple streaming TV service are finally making major advancements ahead of an anticipated launch this fall, according to a new report.

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07:32
T-Mobile launches competitive new Family Plan,...

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier Amped moves are still going strong. Just days after announcing its cross-border ‘Mobile Without Borders’ plan, the magenta carrier has unveiled a brand new family plan.

With the new plan, two customers can get 10GB per line for $100 per month. Each additional line is then $20 per person, each with 10GB data allowance. As a special offer, T-Mobile is also giving customers a fourth line for free. Between now and Labor day, customers will be able to sign up to four lines with 10GB data on each, for $120 per month.

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07:26
Apple Pay goes international with UK launch

Apple is finally taking its mobile payment service worldwide, starting with the British rollout of Apple Pay on Tuesday.

Apple announced its UK expansion plans at June’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Seven financial institutions are supporting Apple Pay at launch, including American Express, MBNA, Nationwide, Santander, Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest, and Ulster Bank. Notable holdouts include Barclays and, surprisingly, HSBC. HSBC was expected to be one of Apple Pay’s launch partners, but the bank announced that it won’t support the service until the end of July. Barclays has its own contactless payment service, bPay, but reversed its opposition to Apple Pay on Tuesday with a supportive tweet.

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07:21
Microsoft’s $99 Universal Foldable Keyboard for...

Microsoft’s new Universal Foldable Keyboard, first unveiled earlier this year, is now available to purchase online and through Microsoft stores. The super portable Bluetooth keyboard folds in half when not in use and allows users to connect to two mobile devices at once including iPhones, iPads, Android, and Windows devices.

Microsoft notes that the keyboard has full-size keys, a spill-resistant, water-repellent keyboard and outer material, and a built-in rechargeable battery that...

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07:06
iPhone will outperform market expectations, pushing...

Recent struggles for Apple stock are based on unfounded fears out of China, FBR Capital Markets said on Tuesday, telling investors it believes the "speed bump" will be over soon as strong iPhone sales continue.

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07:00
Bargain-priced Inateck MP1200 Felt Sleeve protects...

Inateck mp1200 felt sleeve for 12-inch macbook. photo ©2015, steven sande. all rights reserved.

Since Apple World Today launched in February, I’ve had the opportunity to check out some of the wide range of accessories from Inateck. This manufacturer, based in Germany, is making inroads into the accessory world for two reasons: first, their products are pretty solid, and second, the products are all very reasonably priced. Today I’m looking at Inateck’s MP1200 Felt Sleeve for the 12-inch MacBook (US$36.99 MSRP, but just $12.99 from Amazon — affiliate link).

Design

The MP1200 Felt Sleeve is rather plain looking. It’s made of a neutral grey felt material with flannel inside, which will keep the MacBook scratch-free whether you’re carrying it inside a backpack or briefcase, or just using the...

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06:43
News: Final major bank signs on as Apple Pay goes...

With Apple Pay coming online today in the U.K., British bank Barclays has confirmed it will allow its customers to use service, Reuters reports. Barclays — the last major holdout in negotiations to bring Apple’s contactless payment system to U.K. consumers — will allow its credit and debit card users to enroll in the service, but didn’t set a timeline for when it would be available. Another major bank, HSBC, has experienced technical…

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06:42
The truth about HackingTeam, jailbreaking and iOS –...

Editors note: Will Strafach (@chronic) runs a mobile security services firm helping enterprises protect their employees and confidential data from mobile threats. Fast and thorough analysis of the compiled binaries found within the HackingTeam dump was possible using their upcoming cloud-based iOS application analysis platform, using highly advanced pattern-matching and heuristic techniques to detect threats and privacy leaks within applications installed on enrolled mobile devices. He can be reached at will@wstraf.me if any readers have further questions or concerns regarding HackingTeam or other iOS malware. 

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06:40
Former iAd exec leaves Apple, suggests company...

Winston Crawford, a former advertising executive, has left Apple to join Drawbridge. The move comes at an interesting time given Tim Cook’s recent comments on user data and privacy.

Drawbridge is a relatively new company which helps marketers track user data across multiple mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. He joined as COO to help expand the tracking technology to new areas like offering the ability for retailers to show the same online shopping cart to a single customer across multiple devices.

What’s interesting about this move is Crawford’s comments about Apple’s way of doing ads. Going back to those thoughts shared by Tim Cook about not being in the business of harvesting user data for profit,...

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06:37
Apple reportedly moving forward w/ streaming TV...

Apple’s talks with networks for its upcoming streaming TV cable service are well underway, according to the New York Post. The four main broadcast networks are involved: ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. Apple’s 30% revenue share of the subscription fee remains a point of contention, but the report claims that negotiations are rapidly gaining momentum with Apple targeting a late fall launch of its new TV product.

Disney or CBS will apparently be the first companies to sign up with Apple and get the skinny TV package deal rolling. Apple wants to have channels like Disney’s ESPN and Discovery in the mix too. Apple is also interested in getting local live TV as part of the package,...

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06:32
∞ Apple Pay UK launch makes the case for Apple Watch

Apple Pay rolled out in the United Kingdom this morning, and one set of use cases makes the case for the Apple Watch.

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06:23
Pixelmator for iOS gains Dynamic Touch, faster...

A new version of Pixelmator for iOS, released on Tuesday, makes a number of improvements to the app, most significantly introducing Dynamic Touch and a much faster Repair tool.

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06:07
News: Daily Deal: VPN Land Lifetime Subscription

Today in iLounge Deals you can get a VPN Land Lifetime Subscription for only $49.99. Designed to protect your data from hackers and nosy advertisers, VPN Land lets you browse freely and securely through over 400 reliable servers, and supports both desktop and mobile platforms. In addition to encrypting your Internet activity when surfing on public networks, VPN Land lets you avoid geo-location restrictions so you can watch media content from like…

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05:00
TiVo’s AirPlay blockade ends as iOS app adds...

One of the long-running complaints among TiVo users has been the company’s decision to block Apple’s AirPlay mirroring feature, preventing users from streaming content from the TiVo iOS app to an Apple TV. That’s all changing today as the company plans an update to the app that enables the functionality for the first time, allowing TiVo hardware owners to stream any content accessible via the iOS app to an Apple TV connected to the same network.

I’ve been playing with a pre-release build of the app, and it works much like you’d expect. The iOS app gives users access to content recorded on TiVo Roamio or TiVo Premiere DVR hardware, and users can now simply...

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05:00
Which MLB game is this season's iOS all-star?

It’s the all-star break: The approximate midway point of the Major League Baseball season when regular games stop for a few days and most people (players included) pay little attention to Tuesday’s All-Star Game. If you want to see your favorite team in action right now, you’ll have to make it happen yourself—by firing up one of the official MLB games in the App Store.

There are all sorts of options, including card-based games and in-depth management simulators—but if you want to swing the bat and toss the ball using real-life rosters, you have a few key options this season. They’re all pretty different in style and execution, and if you’re looking to pick one licensed baseball game to invest your time and money into, there’s a clear winner. Here’s a look at the season’s baseball options, along with our top...

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03:30
BBC iPlayer Radio app for iOS and Android gets...

 

The BBC announced in a blog post this morning that mobile downloads are coming to its iPlayer Radio app just in time for the BBC Proms. For the first time – using the iPlayer Radio app – customers will be able to download radio shows (and the Proms) to listen offline and keep them for up to 30 days.  To make use of this new service, all you need to do is ensure you have the latest version of the BBC iPlayer Radio smartphone or tablet app for iOS, Android or Kindle.

This move will make...

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03:30
Hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan: Little changes...

Safari’s major overhaul occurred when Yosemite was released last year. By comparison, the changes to Safari are just a few, but they will have an immediate effect on how you browse the web.

Jason Snell covered the major changes to Safari 9 in his first look of the El Capitan public beta. Here, I’ll take a closer look at those changes, as well as a few others. As Jason mentioned in his first look, El Capitan is currently in beta and changes to how these features are implemented can happen between now and the final version that will be released in the fall. This article will be updated appropriately.

To...

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02:40
BBC iPlayer Radio app will soon let you download...

One of the reasons why podcasts are so popular is because, unlike live radio, you can download episodes and listen to them when you don't have a connection. The BBC has long understood their popularity, offering both dedicated podcasts and shows cut ...

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02:26
HSBC bows out of Apple Pay launch as Barclays vows...

It seems Apple Pay's UK debut didn't go off without a hitch on Tuesday, as HSBC customers are not able to use service despite the bank's status as an official launch partner. In a related development, Barclays did an about face and announced upcoming support for Apple's contactless payment solution.

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