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Friday April 22

16:42
Apple Watch apps must be native starting June 1

Apple:

Starting June 1, 2016, all new watchOS apps submitted to the App Store must be native apps built with the watchOS 2 SDK or later.

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16:39
Bacon roses
16:27
Hospitalized Stossel Bemoans Sorry State of...


Fox News journalist John Stossel, who recently underwent an operation for lung cancer, on Wednesday wrote that although New York-Presbyterian Hospital's medical care is excellent, "the hospital's customer service stinks." Doctors "keep me waiting for hours, and no one bothers to call or email to say 'I'm running late,'" Stossel said. He was given X-rays, EKG tests, echocardiograms and blood tests, but he doubted all were needed. "No one discusses that with me or mentions the cost. Why would they? The patient rarely pays directly."

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16:22
Apple closes WWDC 2016 ticket lottery, sends...

As scheduled, Apple on Friday closed ticket lottery registrations for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference and began sending out email confirmations to the lucky few selected at random to attend the event in June.

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15:44
Apple requires all new watchOS apps be native by...

In an announcement to developers on Friday, Apple said come June 1, all new watchOS titles submitted to the App Store must be native apps built with the company's latest watchOS 2 software development kit.

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15:29
India to waive regulatory hurdle blocking Apple...

Apple fans in India might soon be able to purchase their new iPhone directly from an official Apple Store, as local government officials are reportedly prepared to waive a longstanding regulatory hurdle that prohibited the company from operating its own brick-and-mortar retail shops.

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15:00
Ring Video Doorbell gets a Mac app

Readers who purchased a Ring Video Doorbell after reading my February review will be happy to know that the company has released a Mac app for viewing videos from your doorbell on your favorite iMac or MacBook.

The company has distributed an iOS app since day one, but for viewing videos of the FedEx guy or a burglar coming up to the front door from a Mac, users have always had to log into the company's website. Now the app can be up and running on your Mac 24/7, just a click away when you want to see who is ringing your bell.

The app is shown as a beta (version 0.50) and could use some polish -- this is the type of app that begs...

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14:52
Step inside the artistic algorithms of 'No Man...

Even if you haven't played it yet, one thing is clear about No Man's Sky: It's stunning. The entire game hinges on the idea of procedural generation on a massive scale, meaning when artists at Hello Games create a patch of grass or a fluffy animal ta...

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14:47
Apple Should Pay More Tax, Says Co-Founder Wozniak

mrspoonsi quotes a report from BCC: All companies, including Apple, should pay a 50% tax rate, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has told the BBC. He said he doesn't like the idea that Apple does not pay tax at the same rate he does personally. "I don't like the idea that Apple might be unfair -- not paying taxes the way I do as a person. I do a lot of work, I do a lot of travel and I pay over 50% of anything I make in taxes and I believe that's part of life and you should do it." When asked if Apple should pay that amount, he replied: "Every company in the world should." He said he was never interested in money, unlike his former partner Steve Jobs. "Steve Jobs started Apple Computers for money, that was his big thing and that was extremely important and critical and good." Three years ago the company admitted two of its Irish subsidiaries pay a rate of 2%. It has built up offshore cash reserves of around $200 billion -- beyond the reach of U.S. tax officials. In a CBS '60 Minutes'...

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14:39
Ring offers Video Doorbell for OS X, Windows 10, iOS...

This could come in handy.

Ring Products has released the Ring App for both OS X and Windows 10.

The app allows you to monitor an entryway from your Mac while on your computer.

The Ring App communicates with the Ring Video Doorbell and the Ring Video Doorbell Pro via your Wi-Fi network, the Ring Video Doorbell capturing footage at 720p while the Ring Video Doorbell Pro captures footage at 1080p, respectively. A series of motion sensors within the Doorbell units triggers recording while instant alerts can send updates to your computer or iOS or Android device.

The Ring Video Doorbell retails for $199 while the Ring Video Doorbell Pro retails for $299 while stored video footage is available through the Ring Cloud for $3 per month or $30 per year.

If you...

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14:30
Some of the greenest gadgets for Earth Day

Most of us know how we can be friendlier to the environment: we can drive less, recycle more, and bring tote bags to the grocery store. But what most people don't realize is that we can make green choices when it comes to consumer electronics too. Th...

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14:26
∞ Dio: The Last in Line

This is one of my favorite Dio songs. Such a simple beat, but damn this song rocks.

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14:20
Microsoft, Google agree to drop complaints against...

“Microsoft has agreed to withdraw its regulatory complaints against Google, reflecting our changing legal priorities. We will continue to focus on competing vigorously for business and for customers,” a Microsoft spokesperson said in an email.

Google, in a separate email, said the companies would want to compete vigorously based on the merits of their products, not in “legal proceedings”.

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14:01
How 60 Minutes played 'Telephone' with...

On Sunday, 60 Minutes took a year-old segment on phone hacking it shot and aired in Australia, fluffed it up with other old hacks from last year's DEFCON, and re-packaged it for an American audience.

Almost no one noticed those particular details....

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13:53
Opinion: How Apple could tempt me to upgrade to an...

After reading Zac’s opinion piece on how the iPhone SE could actually tempt him not to upgrade to the iPhone 7, I realized that I hadn’t even begun to think what Apple could do to get me to want to upgrade to an iPhone 7. Overall I’ve been happy with the iPhone since its iPhone 5 iteration. It was the device I felt Apple really hit its stride with the hardware. I only upgraded to an iPhone 6 because I wanted a better camera and needed more storage space, but the larger form factor was a serious drawback for me. So what could possibly make me even want to upgrade from my current iPhone 6 to another phone later this year?

more…

Filed under: iOS Devices,...

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13:48
With Latest Opera Browser, Everybody Gets Free VPN


Opera on Wednesday announced that it would add a free VPN service to the latest version of its browser. Virtual private networks add an extra level of security for Web surfers. Companies use them to provide secure communications for employees remotely accessing office systems, and consumers use them to block unwanted snooping on their online activity. "Now, you don't have to download VPN extensions or pay for VPN subscriptions to access blocked websites and to shield your browsing when on public WiFi," senior VP Krystian Kolondra said.

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13:30
Twitch transforms into a social network with new...

It's been happening in subtle increments, but the transformation is nearly complete. After launching private messaging, Party Chat and profile updates to Twitch, Amazon's livestreaming service will finally become a niche social network with today's a...

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12:55
Accidental discovery could help batteries last years...

Today, most smartphone and device batteries are made from lithium and slowly lose capacity over thousands of recharges. Researchers at UC Irvine built a battery that substituted gold nanowire in electrolyte gel for the lithium and lost barely 5% batt...

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12:45
The Week in iOS Apps: Test your heist skills in...

Safecracker!

The week’s roundup includes an Apple Watch game that lets you learn some useful cat burglar skills. Read on!

Break This Safe

Break This Safe is a free game for the Apple Watch: Rotate the digital crown to turn the dial of the on-screen safe—when you feel vibrations, you’re getting close; the strongest vibration is the right answer. Soon, you’ll be able to star in a heist movie all your own.

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12:30
First ever public performance of Purple Rain

This was Prince’s signature song. The video is fascinating especially if you watch the movie afterwards, as I did last night. You can definitely hear how the audio from this video is used in the movie. Speaking of the movie, as I said on Twitter last night, “I learned something disturbing tonight I didn’t know 30 years ago. “Purple Rain” has some classic tunes but it’s a crappy movie.” It really is poorly acted. But the musical performances more than make up for the deficiencies.

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12:14
∞ Hey Liam, what are you doing for Earth Day?

Siri and Liam, together for Earth Day. Can it last?

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12:13
Microsoft rolls out Windows Ink for beta testers

Windows Ink is available today for Insiders in the Fast ring, allowing users to sketch, write notes on sticky pads and draw all over screenshots with a digital pen (or your finger, if you're an au naturel kind of person). The update adds a Windows In...

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11:22
Google preps a new travel app to launch in beta next...

Google will soon launch a new app that aims to serve as your new travel assistant.

An email went out to those at Level 2 or above in Google’s Local Guides program with an offer to answer a few survey questions in exchange for a shot at a demo version of the app for Android and iPhone.

This may be in your inbox if you’re at least a level 2 with Google’s Local Guides program.

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11:19
Mac: Metaclassy Byword

Users who do a lot of long-from writing on their Macs, especially in Markdown, will appreciate what Metaclassy’s Byword ($12) brings to the table. Recently updated for El Capitan, this popular Markdown text editor provides a simple and efficient way to author posts in a clean, distraction-free user interface. Although Byword can be used for editing any types of text files, and even crafting HTML pages, where the app really shines is in its Markdown features, with support for footnotes, tables, and cross-references along with live syntax highlighting and previewing as you type and the ability to export the resulting rich-text document to HTML or PDF.
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10:56
Apple adds donation links to iTunes, web site,...

If you were looking for a way to help the victims of the Japanese and Ecuadorian earthquakes, you can do it through iTunes. Apple has partnered with the American Red Cross allowing you to submit donations of $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, and $200 denominations.

The donations are being accepted via iTunes and the App Store on both iOS devices and computers. the donation page itself, Apple specifies that 100 percent of the donation goes directly to the American Red Cross and that Apple does not take any portion. Furthermore, Apple notes that the only record you will receive for this donation is a receipt via email.

As you have probably heard, a trio of devastating earthquakes hit Ecuador and Japan in the past week...

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10:41
With any luck, Apple will be opening its first...

The consortium that bought the Clerys store in Dublin for €29 million is trying to lure Apple to open a flagship retail outlet on the ground floor of the site, according to The Irish Times

It would be the first Apple retail store in the country. The company has 482 retail stores in 18 countries and an online store available in 39 countries.

However, no deal has been agreed and Apple hasn’tcommitted to opening an Apple Store in Dublin. Yet several sources have said Natrium continue to pursue an agreement with Apple, which is famed for its upscale, destination retail outlets in high-profile locations, according to The Irish Times

The Clerys building on O’Donnell Street, Dublin. Photo courtesy of ‘The Irish Times’

Apple could use a bit ‘o Irish luck. The EU, Europe’s anti-trust and...

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10:40
New hires at Apple suggest work on prototyping...

Apple has picked up two more workers from the auto industry, both of whom are now believed to be at the company's "Product Realization Lab," where prototype hardware is developed.

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10:19
Rumor: No iPhone 7s in 2017 (but, don’t worry, there...

In a note to clients — as noted by iMore — J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz says Apple may skip skipping a theoretical "iPhone 7s" for an "iPhone 8” next year after releasing the “iPhone 7” in the second half of 2016.

“Our conversations with industry participants suggest Apple could skip the ’S’ cycle next year and instead jump to IP8 [iPhone 8],” he opines. “The jump could showcase major form factor changes, including OLED, no home button, and wireless charging. In our view, these potential changes could drive a mega cycle, underpinning our C2017 iPhone unit growth estimate of 10.3%, vs. 6.3% previously.”

What of the iPhone 7? Here are the most popular prognostications (followed by my thoughts):

  • Ditch the headphone jack (almost certainly true); 
  • Tweak the rear camera, which protrudes slightly on the iPhone 6 and 6s, so that...
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10:04
Rumor: Apple hires more Tesla employees as it...

More fuel for the Apple Car rumors: Apple is continuing its hiring spree from the automotive industry for its automobile project, “this time hinting at the company’s work prototyping car parts,” according to 9to5Mac.

 The article says new hires include former Tesla employee David Masiukiewicz, who joins Apple this month as senior model maker at the company’s Product Realization Lab where Apple prototypes many of its products, and Kevin Harvey, who joined Apple in August after leaving a role as CNC Machine Shop Supervisor at Andretti Autosport. It’s been previously reported that Apple hired former Tesla’s vice president of Vehicle Engineering and former Aston Martin chief engineer, Chirs Porritt, to work on “special projects”

“The hires seem to hint at Apple’s work prototyping car parts at its Product Realization Lab, a facility that was previously used for prototyping new...

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09:58
Hesperus is a free, easy-to-use and customizable...

Early adopters of Apple’s HomeKit home automation framework tend to notice one thing early on: there’s no real UI beyond Siri. HomeKit helps bridge functionality between various smart home accessories which tend to each have their own connected apps using Siri, but Apple hasn’t released a Home app in the same way it made Health for HealthKit.

Instead, users rely on a folder full of third-party apps from accessory makers, some of which are better than others, or a highly functional but somewhat pricey third-party app called Home to give HomeKit the UI it needs. Today there’s a new app on the market called ...

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09:45
Google & Microsoft agree to global ceasefire in...

Two of Apple's chief rivals, Google and Microsoft, on Friday announced a mutual agreement to drop regulatory complaints against each other around the world, further promising to try and settle any disputes themselves before using governments as a weapon.

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09:35
Snapchat takes face-swapping to new levels with iOS...

Now you don’t have to be sitting side-by-side to take a hilarious face-swap selfie with your friends, babies, or celebrities you’ve never met. Snapchat’s latest iOS update lets you face-swap with photos in your Camera Roll.

This adds a new layer of hilarity to Snapchat’s already ridiculous feature, which lets you trade faces for selfie snapshots and videos. The new face-swap filter works similarly to the original. Open Snapchat, turn the selfie camera on, then do a long press on your face to bring up the variety of filters that Snapchat offers every day. The new option is next to the original face-swap filter, but the icon is purple instead of yellow.

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09:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: Apple Watch $200 off, 13-inch...

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

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Best Buy 4-Day sale: Apple Watch w/ Stainless Steel casing...

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09:27
2016 12-inch Retina MacBooks now available for in-...

The 2016 12-inch Retina MacBook is now available at Apple Store retail location in launch countries such as the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the U.K.

Apple today reenabled its web-based Personal Pickup tool for the 12-inch MacBook, and the availability checker shows that select models are currently in stock at select Apple Stores in or near major U.S. cities, including Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.

Outside the U.S., the 12-inch MacBook is available in assorted cities such as Adelaide, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brisbane, Hamburg, Ottawa, London, Madrid, Milan, Montréal, Munich, Naples, Paris,...

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09:24
Cloud storage pioneer Bitcasa is killing its cloud...

Bitcasa is getting out of the consumer cloud storage business, the company announced Thursday.

“We are discontinuing our Bitcasa Drive service in order to focus our full attention on our growing platform business,” the company said in a short blog post, as first reported by VentureBeat. “All account owners must take action to avoid losing their files.”

Users who need assistance recovering and preserving their files should use Bitcasa’s Help Center, the company said.

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09:09
First look: Apple's new rose gold 12"...

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook features the same chassis as last year's debut model, but the company has brought a new color into the mix -- rose gold -- that brings it in line with the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch product lineups.

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09:04
Apple appears to be prototyping car parts at its ‘...

Apple is continuing its recent hiring spree from the automotive industry for its not-so-secretive car project, this time hinting at the company’s work prototyping car parts.

more…

Filed under: AAPL Company, Apple Car Tagged: andretti autosport, Apple, Apple Car, model maker, product realization lab...

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08:29
Siri & Liam star in Apple's new Earth Day...

Marking Earth Day, Apple on Friday debuted a new TV commercial, using Siri to promote its custom-designed recycling robot -- Liam -- and its branding as an environmentally-responsible company.

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08:15
How to get a user manual for your Apple product

One thing that I hear a lot of complaints about from new Apple customers is that the company doesn't ship user manuals with its products. There are some good reasons for that -- the company most likely found that the vast majority of people never read manuals in the first place, manuals quickly go out of date, they take up space in boxes, and they're wasteful. Well, Apple does publish user manuals for many of its products, and here's how to get them.

Just point your web browser to http://support.apple.com/manuals/ and you'll find that there are seven manuals available:

In each of the manuals there is a wealth of information that goes way beyond what many customers are cognizant of. For example, most beginning iPhone users can figure out how to dial the phone, send text messages, and launch apps. But there's nothing that shows them how to take advantage of settings, make folders on the home...

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07:48
Facebook's latest News Feed change puts...

Facebook wants to put a nail in the coffin of clickbait, so it's changing your News Feed. Again.

The social network is tweaking its algorithm to show users more stories that they’re likely to spend time reading.

“With this change, we can better understand which articles might be interesting to you based on how long you and others read them, so you’ll be more likely to see stories you’re interested in reading," Facebook’s Moshe Blank and Jie Xu wrote Thursday.

The update won’t entirely eliminate clicks as a piece of Facebook’s algorithm so much as de-emphasize them a little bit—the social network seems to be aiming for a mix of quantity and quality.

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07:42
Siri promoting Apple’s iPhone recycling robot Liam...

Apple is going all out to promote Earth Day this year. App Store WWF fundraisers, free iBook environmental lessons on iPads, green Apple Store shirts and logos, and last night’s iMessage and renewable energy video so far …

more…

Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Earth Day, environment, Liam, Recycling, Siri...

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07:35
Review: KEF Egg Wireless Digital Music System – an...

The KEF Egg digital wireless speaker system certainly lives up to its name. The shape of the speakers are a peculiar half-egg shape that make you question whether or not you should take them seriously.

A quick listen, and that question is answered with authority. Despite the peculiar look, these speakers mean business in the sound department.

Not only do these speakers sound good, but they also work well in a variety of different environments and with a variety of sources. KEF Egg is a Bluetooth speaker, a Hi-Fi USB speaker, and features traditional optical input as well. This means that the Egg works well in a bedroom, an office environment, or even in the living room.

At $499, these speakers are anything but cheap, but if you’re searching for a pair of flexible speakers possessing high-end sound, then the KEF Egg might be worth saving up for....

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07:31
Giveaway: SteelSeries Apex M800 Mechanical Keyboard

Last week, we reviewed the SteelSeries Apex M800 Mechanical Keyboard. The review was largely positive, citing the keyboard’s Mac-centric keycaps, individual LED lights and tactile key switches.

The SteelSeries Apex M800 is one of the more unique keyboards that we’ve tried, as each individual key can be customized with key bindings and LEDs. With SteelSeries’ Engine 3 software, customization is only a few clicks away.

We’re giving away this $170 keyboard to one of our fabulous readers. Check inside to learn how to win. more…

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07:12
Apple makes across-the-board cuts to Japanese iPhone...

Apple on Friday instituted price drops across its entire Japanese iPhone lineup, typically slashing costs by about 10 percent, in what is reported to be a response to a fluctuating yen/dollar exchange rate.

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07:12
Springsteen’s very first radio performance

[VIDEO] John Vettese, writing for WXPN Music Notes:

there was once a time when The Boss was just a young dude with a guitar and a dream. We hear that in this recording of his first-ever radio appearance, on WBCN in Boston on January 9, 1973. It might just be my favorite Springsteen rarity – I love how giddy and unsteady he sounds, the breezy saxophone commentary from Clarence Clemons, the way they effortlessly play off one another. Does this outdo the album version on Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.? Perhaps.

A Springsteen fan? Then you’ll love this.

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07:09
Review: Definitive W7 + Play-Fi, hands on with an...

I love the concept of streaming music around the home. There are a lot of great wireless Bluetooth speakers for wireless music on the move, but it’s still unclear what to choose for a static home environment. Apple’s answer is AirPlay, but it has flaws: no multi-room support from iOS devices, limited adoption by speaker manufacturers, and spotty reliability at best.

I’ve been trying an AirPlay alternative, called Play-Fi, which is a competing industry technology for home Wi-Fi music streaming from DTS. Specifically, I tested the Definitive W7 wireless speaker which integrates Play-Fi. Read on for my review  ….

more…

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07:03
Weird 80s font convergence

Jason Kottke lays out, visually, that Apple, Reebok, and TrapperKeeper all used the exact same font at one point in time. Fascinating.

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07:00
Sports Fans and Social Media, Part 2: Perils,...


This fall will see a 10-game pilot of professional football streamed on social media -- Twitter, to be specific. It's a continuation of the NFL's search for gold in the veins of digital broadcasting and an opportunity for sports brands to forge new and deeper relations with fans. Initially seen as merely a way to connect with teens and texting lovers, social networks have permeated the Internet with a proliferation of like and share buttons. For sports teams looking to bolster their brands, social networks have evolved into a critical channel.

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06:59
Google search will soon add live TV listings

From the Google Search blog:

Last year we launched video actions in Search to help viewers find direct options to watch the shows they are looking for on programmer and distributors mobile apps and sites or stores like Google Play.

Today, I’m excited to announce that, coming soon, Google Search will have live TV listings.

A solid step in the right direction…

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06:50
Happy birthday, MacFamilyTree, which has grown to...

Happy birthday, MacFamilyTree, which celebrates its 18th birthday. In honor of the achievement, Synium Software has announced MacFamilyTree 8.0, an update to the genealogy software for OS X. 

The software lets you explore your personal family history and discover your origins, your ancestors and how your family has evolved over the course of time. Version 8 assists you entering your data and researching your family tree, offers dozens of printable and configurable charts and reports, and publishes your family tree as a book or web site with a few clicks.

Both MacFamilyTree 8 for Mac and MobileFamilyTree 8 for iPhone and iPad (available separately at the Apple App Store) have been completely overhauled. MacFamilyTree 8 comes with a redesigned interface, a new Interactive Tree, new "Smart Filters,” and more.

MacFamilyTree 8 requires a Mac with OS X 10.10 Yosemite or El Capitan....

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06:47
News: Apple ordered to shut down iBooks and iTunes...

Only six months after Apple began selling iBooks and iTunes Movies in China, the company has now been ordered by a Chinese Government agency to shut down sales, The New York Times reports. Although Apple originally had the Chinese government’s approval to introduce the services, a government regulatory agency — the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television — stepped in last week and demanded the services be shut…

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06:45
Speculating on how Siri works, getting to an API for...

If you are at all interested in how Siri works, and how it could work eventually, I highly recommend this read.

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06:33
AnandTech’s deep dive look at the 9.7″ iPad Pro...

AnandTech does their typical great job digging into the details. In this case, Brandon Chester keeps the focus on the 9.7″ iPad Pro display, looking at things like DCI-P3 gamut support and the underpinnings of True Tone.

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06:31
NYT: China bans Apple’s iBooks and iTunes Movies...

Enlarge / iBooks and iTunes Movies have apparently been banned in China. (credit: Apple)

Apple's iBooks and iTunes Movies stores were shut down in China last week, according to a new report from The New York Times. The country's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television closed the stores just six months or so after they launched with the government's blessing. Services like Apple Pay and Apple Music are still operating for now, and an Apple spokeswoman told the Times that Apple "hope[s] to make books and movies available again to our customers in China as soon as possible."

The Chinese government is known both for its...

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06:21
OWC previews trio of Thunderbolt 3 products

OWC Digital previewed a trio of products at this week’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, Nevada. These soon-to-be released products will take advantage of the new capabilities found in Thunderbolt 3 technology.

The Thunderbolt 3 Dock will be compatible with Mac OS X and Windows. Its litany of ports is designed for creative professionals seeking to unite a multitude of peripherals. Like the Thunderbolt 2 Dock, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock sports 12 ports — and they now include a USB 3.1 Gen 1 port for fast mobile device charging, a mini DisplayPort with support for a hi-res display up to 4K at 60Hz, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

With the introduction of Thunderbolt 3 technology, the new OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock can support two ultra hi-res 4K displays at 60Hz. What’s more, you can daisy-chain Thunderbolt products.

Concurrent with the Thunderbolt 3...

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06:05
Apple could take over Dublin location for first...

Apple could potentially sign a lease for real estate on Dublin's O'Connell Street, establishing its first-ever outlet in the country of Ireland, a report indicated on Friday.

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06:05
Apple opens iTunes donations page for earthquake...

Apple has opened a donations page in iTunes to support relief efforts in Japan and Ecuador, countries hit by catastrophic earthquakes in recent days.

The company is partnering with the American Red Cross for the donations. You can make donations in $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, and $200 denominations.

Two powerful earthquakes struck the southern Japanese island of Kyushu last Thursday and Saturday, leaving almost 60 dead and more than a thousand injured. Ecuador was hit by a magnitude 7.8 quake, which was felt around the Andean nation of 16 million people, causing panic as far away as the highland capital Quito and destroying buildings, bridges and roads and killing at least 77 people.

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: Monet Stylus

Today in iLounge Deals you can get the Monet Stylus for only $14.99. This artist’s stylus lets you turn your iPad into a canvas, with the feel of a paintbrush in your hand so you can make naturally sweeping brushstrokes. It’s compatible with a wide range of writing and sketching apps, and features a pressure-sensitive tip with a 165° expanded writing angle.

Get the Monet Stylus now for only $14.99...

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05:56
Chinese government says you can’t buy iBooks or...

Last week, Apple’s iBookStore was shut down and the ability to buy movies on iTunes discontinued in China, reports The New York Times

Six months ago, it seemed that Apple had the government’s approval to introduce the services. However, then a regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, asserted its authority and demanded the closings, says The Times, attributing “two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity.”

“We hope to make books and movies available again to our customers in China as soon as possible,” an Apple spokeswoman told the publication in a statement.

China is an exceedingly important market for Apple. China’s quarterly iOS revenue grew nearly 2.2x year-over-year from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2016, mostly from in-app...

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05:40
Phoning It in on Your Mac

With the Continuity feature in OS X, your Mac can use your iPhone to receive and make calls. Press “1” for more…

 

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05:32
China pushes back, forces Apple to shut down iBooks...

New York Times:

Last week, Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies were shut down in China, just six months after they were started there. Initially, Apple apparently had the government’s approval to introduce the services. But then…

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05:30
Need to move data from Android to iOS devices? Check...

JAMF Software's Relo is a handy. and free, app that lets you safely move contacts, photos and videos and Wi-Fi settings from an Android gadget to an iOS device via a wireless connection.

Until now, the switch from Android to iPhone and iPad was done manually. Not only was this time consuming and frustrating, it ran the risk of losing important and personal data, and often forced users to leave such data behind on their old device. Finding and replacing their favorite apps was an equally time consuming and frustrating process. 

With Relo, business users and consumers can transfer data from an Android phone or tablet to a new iPhone or iPad. All it takes is a simple QR code scan, which then connects to an App catalog displaying all of the iOS versions of a user's previous apps, allowing them to quickly tap and download — all from within the Relo app.

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Consumers can walk into a store with an Android and walk out with an iPhone with...

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05:10
∞ Apple and Earth Day

[VIDEO] This is the kind of video that Apple really does well. A great message, well put together. Perfect for Earth Day.

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05:05
AppleInsider podcast talks new Macs, 'iPhone 7...

This week on the Appleinsider podcast, Shane and Victor discuss new MacBooks, the computers that didn't get updated, Tesla's former VP of vehicle engineering working for Apple, Apple's car skunkworks, iPhone 7 rumors, and a few of our thoughts remembering Bill Campbell.

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05:00
A year with the Apple Watch: What works, what doesn’...

Enlarge / The Apple Watch is turning one. How has its first year treated it? (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

About a year ago, Apple announced and released its first Apple Watch. The long-rumored product was Apple’s first all-new product category since the iPad and its first under CEO Tim Cook. To say that expectations were high would be an understatement.

To date, we don’t really know much about how the Apple Watch has sold—Apple folds it into the “Other products” category along with the iPod, the Apple TV, Beats headphones, Airport routers, iPhone and iPad cases and covers, and whatever other little odds and ends the company sells. While revenue for that category has...

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05:00
Clumsy like me? You can prevent computercide with...

If you're clumsy like me, having a bottle of water or a cup of coffee near a Mac can be a recipe for disaster. VectorWerks' Vector Cupholder can help prevent "computercide" on your Mac. It's a gadget designed to prevent you from knocking over your drink and spilling it all over your Mac — or burning your laps.

Made of airplane-grade anodized aluminum, the Vector Cupholder weighs 3.5 ounces. When folded, it's less than 0.5 inches. It retails for $50.

The Vector Cupholder grips table edges as thick as 1.5 inches. It holds an assortment of containers from a 30-ounce "Trenti" to a small airplane cup, from Thermos bottles to soda cans, from water bottles to mugs up to three inches. 

By moving beverages off the table, the Vector Cupholder also delivers the added benefit of freeing up "real estate" on cramped work surfaces like coffeehouse tables and airplane trays. It can deploy it with one hand while your...

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04:30
Help celebrate Earth Day with the Homeselfe app for...

This Earth Day, Friday, April 22, Homeselfe is providing a tool for families across the U.S. to get involved in making a difference for our planet and our future. The HomeSelfe app is a free download at the Apple App store.

The DIY home energy saving app is designed to help homeowners reduce their utility bills, energy consumption and environmental impact. It provides a path to an energy efficient home with a personalized money saving plan, available rebates, and access to local qualified contractors.

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.

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04:20
Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies shut down by...

A Chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks Store and iTunes Movies only six months after the services were launched in the country.

The action against Apple in a country, which it rates as its second largest market by revenue after the U.S., came from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, reported The New York Times, quoting two persons who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

U.S. tech companies have been under pressure to comply with Chinese Internet regulations and censorship, with some Internet services like Facebook and Twitter blocked in the country.

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04:18
Apple drops price of iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and iPhone...

Apple has cut the price of its iPhone lineup in Japan including the brand-new iPhone SE, by approximately 10% across the board. The price drop can be seen online on Apple’s Japanese storefront, via Macotakara.

A 16 GB iPhone SE was selling for 52800 yen (483 dollars). The new price from today is 47800 yen (437), representing an approximate $50 saving in dollar terms. Full list of price changes after the jump …

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04:00
Fashion Friday: the Macworld Expo 2009 T-shirt

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

This time around I’m pictured wearing my tee from the Macworld Conference & Expo 2009. Held from Jan. 5-9 in San Francisco, it was one of the more disappointing of the expos.

Apple has already announced that the 2009 conference would be the last in which the company would participate. The conference's keynote address was delivered by Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Product Marketing, not Steve Jobs, as has been the custom for the past 10 years. The CEO had issued a press release stating that the reasons for his absence were health-related, specifically citing a hormone imbalance. It was an omen, I guess, of things to come.

At Macworld 2009, Apple announced the release of iLife '09...

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03:58
Snapchat update now lets you face swap with photos...

An update to Snapchat app today expands on the popular Face Swap feature in a big way. You can now use the face swap effect with pictures taken or downloaded into your Camera Roll. Until now, two people had to be side-by-side in the same photo to Face Swap.

Now, anyone can face swap with any face detected in their iPhone photo library. This opens up some new ‘creative opportunities’, as pictured above, as the face does not have to be in the real world.

Here’s how to activate the new Snapchat feature …

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03:51
External Link: The Colorful Future of Displays

Developer Craig Hockenberry argues that since displays are now essentially free of visible pixels, the next frontier is in expanding the number of onscreen colors. For years, computers have supported the sRGB color profile, but the late-2015 iMac and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro support the newer DCI-P3 standard, which displays a wider range of color and is now standard in filmmaking. If you have one of those Apple products, Hockenberry has made a tool to see the difference between sRGB and DCI-P3, with photos by our own Jeff Carlson as examples. However, Hockenberry warns that this transition will make things more complicated for developers, and he advises them to start reading up on how to use color profiles.

 

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02:25
Wozniak: Apple should pay 50% tax, the same as I do

In an interview with the BBC on national British radio, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that he believes Apple should pay 50% tax, along with all other companies. He said he doesn’t like the distinction of different rules between corporations and individuals.

Today, although Apple has never been found to evade tax or conduct illegal practices, it does not pay at top-rate tax, using a variety of financial engineering schemes to redirect profits elsewhere, such as Ireland, with significantly lower tax requirements.

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22:38
The whirlwind Download Festival Title 3.5GB single...

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21:34
Apple touts eco-friendly data centers in new Earth...

In commemoration of Earth Day, Apple on Thursday released an advertisement showcasing the company's efforts to reduce carbon emissions, concentrating specifically on its green data centers.

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21:03
Report: Apple’s iBooks and iTunes Movies in China...

Last week, users in China mysteriously saw the iTunes Movies store and iBooks store shut down. At the time, it was unclear why the services went down, but now, the New York Times reports that the two stores were ordered to shut down by the Chinese State Administration of Press, Publication, Film, and Television.

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20:51
Apple rings in Earth Day with video highlighting...

Tomorrow is officially Earth Day and while it has already revealed some of its efforts, Apple this evening has uploaded a new video to its YouTube channel highlighting its green initiatives. The ad, entitled “iMessage – Renewable Energy,” highlights the company’s renewable energy efforts and encourages every one to “show some love for the earth.”

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19:03
Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Store...

Following the mysterious shutdown of two major Apple internet services in China last week, a report on Thursday claims the closure was mandated by a state agency in an apparent attempt to control content distribution.

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17:41
Streaming Comcast on TV may become a reality

Dan Moren:

But. My chief frustration—and what keeps me from using more of the service’s functionality—is that the only way to get at the features is via my computer or iOS apps. I can’t stream any of this content where I watch most things: my TV.

That may be changing, though.

I read Dan’s piece with a lot of interest. This could be a great app for a lot of people on Apple TV. Comcast seems to want to do something to get the FCC off its back, and this could be it.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:32
On paid App Store search

Marco Arment:

While a good search-ad system could benefit the App Store, customers, and many of us, nothing in Apple’s track record suggests that they’re willing or able to do this well.

But a bad search-ad system, on top of bad search, will only further damage the App Store, funnel more of our already slim margins back into Apple like a massive regressive tax, and erode customers’ confidence in installing new apps.

I’ll be honest: I can’t imagine a scenario where this would go well.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:17
Apple partners w/ the Red Cross to accept donations...

Following the devastating earthquakes that have hit Japan and Ecuador over recent days, Apple has opened a donations page in iTunes to support relief efforts in both areas. The company, as it has done in the past, is partnering with the American Red Cross for the donations and is accepting donations in $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, and $200 denominations.

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17:14
Solar plane is heading for Silicon Valley

The remarkable Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has resumed its round-the-world flight attempt and took off from Hawaii on Thursday for Silicon Valley.

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17:12
Acer's new tablet, gaming PCs pack power

Acer unveiled a new tablet PC, gaming laptop and gaming desktop in New York on Thursday.

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17:07
Apple Store app's 3D Touch support expanded...

In an update to its official Apple Store app on Thursday, Apple rolled out support for Peek and Pop 3D Touch gestures, a feature that lets users seamlessly preview products, images and other in-app assets.

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16:37
Gadget Ogling: A 360-Degree Cam, a Leveled-Up Kindle...


At its F8 developer conference, Facebook announced it was opening up its live streaming API to allow anyone using practically any camera capable of streaming live video to do so over its network. Aligned with that, the company also unveiled its latest push into hardware -- an open source 360-degree camera. Bearing 17 cameras and Web-based software to render footage in 360-degrees, Facebook Surround 360 is more of a design than a commercial product. It would cost around $30,000 to build one as is, Facebook said.

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16:32
Apple's iTunes reopens American Red Cross...

After a pair of massive earthquakes rocked Japan and Ecuador last week, and the threat of aftershocks still present, Apple on Thursday reactivated its iTunes donation system to support American Red Cross relief efforts in the regions.

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16:24
Apple infighting

The paywalled report claims that the fighting is holding back Apple from fixing “technical problems that have plagued iCloud and iTunes,” while at least one key engineering manager is said to have departed the company over the ongoing conflict.

Political infighting is the worst.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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16:23
Microsoft ends Xbox 360 production

Microsoft is ending production of the Xbox 360 games console after 10 years, but owners will continue to enjoy online services and thousands of games.

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16:16
Apple moves earnings call to April 26

FY 16 Second Quarter Results Apple’s second quarter earnings announcement has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 26, at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET out of respect for the friends and family of Bill Campbell, whose memorial service will be held Monday. Apple executives and employees will be attending the service to remember Bill and his many years of friendship and service to the Apple community.

Very classy.

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16:08
The App Store and Retail Co-op

Marco Arment has a good piece today on last week’s Bloomberg report about a “Google-like” (Bloomberg’s description) paid search results program.

I’ve been meaning to write more about this. Perhaps comparisons to Google search are a red herring, and the right comparison is to Amazon, and retail co-op. Pay for placement, just like in grocery stores. Amazon has done this forever, and in the markets where they’re dominant (like books) they really turn the screws on manufacturers and publishers with the co-op fees. Think of search terms as being like the aisles in a grocery store, and...

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15:56
Apple Store app for iOS updated with peek and pop...

Apple today has pushed an update to the official Apple Store app for iOS that includes a couple of notable enhancements and bumps the app to version 3.7. Most notably, todays’ update expands the capabilities of 3D Touch within the app.

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15:54
PCWorld Show Episode 13: Big Intel layoffs, rose-...

Jon, Melissa and Gordon discuss the meaning of the hottest tech news this week, from big changes at Intel to disappointingly small changes to the 12-inch MacBook.

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15:24
Insurance Industry Buzzes Over Data Breach Ruling


If the rash of data breaches in recent months has done anything for businesses, it's raised their awareness of cyber liability insurance. The market for cyber liability insurance is expected to increase dramatically as businesses become more aware that their current policies don't adequately cover cyber-risks, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. However, a three-judge federal appeals panel last week threw into question just how inadequately existing insurance products cover cyber-risks.

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15:12
Apple honors Prince on Twitter, Tidal takes...

Apple and Beats executives tweeted messages in tribute of legendary musician Prince, who passed away on Thursday, while Tidal took the opportunity to advertise its exclusive streaming rights to the musician's catalog.

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15:00
AWT News Update: April 21, 2016

Today's indirect Apple news is brought to you by the FBI, Griffin Technology, and Walmart... You'll know what we mean by indirect when you listen to the stories we have for you today.

  • That worthless FBI iPhone hack cost a lot of money...
  • Griffin's coming out with a new accessory on Monday that owners of the 12-inch MacBook will appreciate
  • Walmart updates its app to make contactless payments, but doesn't have all the necessary pieces in place to make it work

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for April 21, 2016.

This first story is from the “Your tax dollars at work” department. FBI director James Comey was speaking at...

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14:45
∞ MacBook reviews like this piss me off

Reviews in the tech industry are hit or miss at best—we can all agree on that. Sometimes a review comes out that I just don’t get at all. Mashable’s review of the latest MacBook is one such review for me.

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14:43
FBI Paid More Than $1 Million For San Bernardino...

An anonymous reader writes: FBI Director James Comey has indicated the bureau paid more than $1 million for the method used to hack into the iPhone 5c belonging to one of the San Bernadino shooters. How did he allude to it? He said the FBI paid more money than he would make in the time left as FBI director. He makes just under $200,000 a year based on public files and has over seven years left on his term. "How much did you pay for this software?" Comey was asked. "A lot," he said. "More -- let's see. More than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is seven years and four months, for sure," Comey said. "And so it's a -- but it was in my view, worth it, because it's a tool that helps us with a 5c running iOS 9, which is a bit of a corner case, increasingly as the devices develop and move on to the 6 and 6s and whatnot and iOS's change, but I think it's very, very important that we get into that device." Comey said.

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13:34
The FBI paid more than $1 million to hack the San...

In the San Bernardino case, it turned out that the FBI didn’t actually need Apple’s help to access the data in shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone 5c. But if Apple had helped, it certainly would have been cheaper.

Speaking at a security conference in London, FBI Director James Comey was asked how much the bureau paid the third-party gray-hat hackers for the tool that broke into the iPhone. “A lot, more than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is seven years and four months, for sure. But it was in my view worth it.”

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13:22
Apple's iCloud problems are reportedly due to...

As iPhone sales growth slows, Apple has pointed to software and services like Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud as strong revenue generators. But the company’s quest to turn its cloud services into the next big thing has been sabotaged by internal conflicts, The Information reported on Thursday.

The problem: Apple needs to develop new infrastructure to make iCloud and iTunes more reliable. Anyone who has been prompted to enter their Apple ID and password over and over again for no reason can attest to the need for a back-end overhaul. But the company reportedly has two engineering teams on the project who just can’t seem to get along. One is the group that worked on the platform that powers Siri, which Apple decided to expand to other...

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13:20
FBI paid over $1.34M for hack into San Bernardino...

The FBI paid more than $1.34 million to hack into the iPhone 5c of dead San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, agency director James Comey admitted on Thursday.

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