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Tuesday November 29

08:50
Amazon working on touchscreen Echo speaker with...




Raising the bar even before Apple's rumored entry into the "smartspeaker" market, Amazon is at work on a new "Echo-like" model which will have a 7-inch touchscreen and high-end audio, a report said on Tuesday.

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08:15
Second Samsung appeal bid on $119.6 million iPhone...




The U.S. Court of Appeals has denied Samsung's bid for a second re-hearing of the storied 2014 patent trial with apple, covering auto-correct, quick links, and slide-to-unlock, and is now on the hook for the $119.6 million ruling.

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08:05
News: Report shows Apple interested in heart...

Emails obtained by MobiHealthNews show Apple has been meeting with the FDA since July about two cardiac monitoring products. In the messages, Apple lawyer Robin Goldstein discussed “an introductory meeting where we will want to talk about two possible (and related) products in the cardiac space, as well as the associated regulatory and quality systems and requirements.” The emails don’t contain any information about the products,…

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07:59
As Apple shows interest in AR/VR, PlayStation VR...




The latest --?and more affordable -- high-profile entrant into the emerging virtual reality space, PlayStation VR, is off to a successful start, suggesting consumers are more interested in advanced VR technology if it's available in a simple and economical product.

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07:58
Canary home security cam bringing your footage to...

The Canary home security cam is a simple and affordable way to monitor activity at home from your iPhone while you’re away, and now you’ll be able to check in from even more places. Canary is updating its software to work with the Apple TV as well as the iPad for the first time.

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07:32
News: Apple wins initial victory against Australian...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a preliminary ruling against a group of Australian banks who wanted Apple to open up the iPhone’s NFC controller for use with their mobile payment systems. The banks had asked for the right to collectively bargain with Apple to negotiate for access to the iOS platform and for the ability to pass Apple Pay fees on to the service’s users, but in the draft determination, Chairman…

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07:30
∞ The Coca Cola ribbon bottle

[VIDEO] I’m a sucker for great design and clever marketing. Back in December of 2013, Coca Cola experimented with a so-called gift bottle. Every winter since, Coke brings back the gift bottles and slowly expands the market in which they are found.

Have you encountered any of these bottles in your neck of the woods? Keep an eye out.

In the meantime, enjoy the original ribbon bottle video, in the main Loop post.

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07:25
Jean-Louis Gassée: The Macintosh endgame

Jean-Louis Gassée, Monday Note:

There’s more to the Mac’s future than its current good numbers. After enjoying a good time in the sun, the Mac is on the same downward slope as the rest of the PC market.

What do you do when your business is part of a declining world? Do you decrease prices to gain market share? Bad idea, this is the PC clone makers’ race to the bottom, a game in which everyone loses as products become commoditized, undifferentiated, and, ultimately, worthless.

Jean-Louis explores the possibility of a last Mac, as the market abandons the PC and settles for good on touch screen phones and tablets. I’m a hardcore Mac user, and i don’t see such a product (even enhanced by 3rd party add-ons) that would provide an experience superior to my Mac.

That said, I would not bet against such a product eventually arriving. If I had an iOS device that had the right keyboard and pointing device (so I could keep my hands on the keyboard, with a touchpad in...

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07:13
The new MacBook Pro is kind of great for hackers

Adam Geitgey:

I’m not here to change your mind about the MacBook Pro. Yes, it’s probably too expensive and more RAM is better than less RAM. But everyone posting complaints without actually using a MBP for a few weeks is missing out on all the clever things you can do because it is built on USB-C. Over the past week or two with a new MacBook Pro (15in, 2.9ghz, TouchBar), I’ve been constantly surprised with how USB-C makes new things possible. It’s a kind of a hacker’s dream.

Great article. Part of it focuses on the fact that the author’s phone is a Google Pixel and has a USB-C port, so he can use a single charger to charge his phone and his Mac. But there’s more to the piece than that.

For example:

If you get any of the new USB-C compatible monitors (pretty much every vendor has at least one now), you only need to plug one single cable into your MBP.

You can then plug all your other devices into your monitor and everything flows over one USB-C to...

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07:00
Recent Apple emails with FDA reveal interest with...




A recent Freedom of Information Act filing has revealed that Apple's ambitions still extend into cardiac monitoring technologies, with meetings scheduled between the Apple Watch maker and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the summer of 2016 regarding a pair of devices.

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07:00
The Trail's destination doesn't justify...

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

“Walking simulator” is a term used to deride games like Gone Home, Dear Esther, and Firewatch—all critically acclaimed, first-person experiences that get slammed by some gaming aficionados for focusing on storytelling over complex interactions....

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06:58
Best Mac and iPhone repair tools

This is a pretty solid article. Some excellent holiday gift ideas for the techie on your list.

Personally, I swear by this iFixit Tool kit. I’ve owned it for years, done tons of Mac/iPhone and non-Apple repairs with it and it’s never let me down.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:57
Apple’s Siri gets first official movie tie-in w/...

Apple from time to time updates Siri with new responses to make sure the voice assistant is up to date on pop culture and answering your questions as intelligently as possible. But this is the first we’ve heard of a partnership with a film studio in order to promote a movie release, in this case Universal Pictures’ ‘The Secret Life of Pets’.

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06:50
Two Touch Bar apps that let you switch between and...

Tim Hardwick, Mac Rumors:

One limitation of the Touch Bar discovered by TouchSwitcher’s developer is that only one non-system control can be displayed in the right-hand strip, meaning other Apple apps compete for the same space.

Both apps are pushing the boundaries a bit, but I applaud the Touch Bar experimentation.

Looking forward to Touch Bar becoming the standard across the entire Mac product line. How about an external Touch Bar keyboard?

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06:48
Israel's biggest mobile phone operator brings...

Cellcom, Israel's biggest mobile phone operator, is bringing its Cellcom TV Internet TV service to the fourth generation Apple TV, notes Reuters. The company also launched a Cellcom TV app.

Cellcom says it will be the first in Israel to offer its multi-channel television, including broadcast channels and video on demand content, on Apple TV's streaming service at no extra charge. The company is a newcomer to the Israeli television market. Seeking new streams of revenue, it launched a low price,

Cellcom has now surpassed 100,000 subscribers. It added 12,000 subscribers in the last quarter.

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06:43
KGI predicting 2017 record sales year for iPhone

Benjamin Mayo, 9to5mac:

Apple is ramping for its biggest iPhone sales success ever next year, according to KGI. Its estimates suggest that the new iPhones in 2017, expected to comprise three new models, will empower Apple growth with ‘unprecedented’ demand. KGI expects the new phones may sell between 120-150 million units in the second half of next year, eclipsing the previous sales record set by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

The new form-factor premium OLED iPhone will likely encourage high-end customers to upgrade their device and the low-end new 4.7-inch iPhone model (with wireless charging and a glass chassis) will be attractive to the lower-end of the smartphone market.

Doomed.

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06:29
Israel's Cellcom brings internet TV service to...




Major Israeli carrier Cellcom is bringing its internet TV service, Cellcom TV, to the fourth-generation Apple TV, in what could potentially be an important sales driver for the set-top.

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06:27
iBooks StoryTime Brings Read-Aloud Books to Apple TV

Want your kids to turn off the TV and open a book? Apple’s release of iBooks StoryTime for Apple TV just gave your kids a counter-argument.

 

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06:25
Apple files for a patent to improve video streaming

Apple is investigating methods to improve video streaming on its macOS, iOS, and tvOS devices as evidenced by a patent filing with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Patent number 9,508,390 is for “trick play in digital video streaming.” A system and methods for improved playback of a video stream are presented. Video snippets are identified that include a number of consecutive frames for playback. Snippets may be evenly temporally spaced in the video stream or may be content adaptive. 

Then the first frame of a snippet may be selected as the first frame of a scene or other appropriate stopping point. Scene detection, object detection, motion detection, video metadata, or other information generated during encoding or decoding of the video stream may aid in appropriate snippet selection.

In then patent filing, Apple notes that one of the problems with navigating through video content is that it can be difficult to press play at precisely...

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06:23
How to Stop iCloud Calendar Spam

A “helpful” feature of iCloud lets spammers insert ads into your calendar as event invitations. Andy Affleck explains how spammers are exploiting iCloud and what you can do to stop it.

 

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06:12
Analyst: the 2017 will have a glass casing and...

In a note to clients — as noted by MacRumors — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the 2017 iPhone will sport a glass casing with wireless charging. Previously, he has said this was “likely.” Now he’s apparently convinced it’s going to happen.

“Our rationale is as follows: (1) the OLED model may trigger replacement demand among high-end users given its completely all-new-design form factor and notably superior specs in comparison to the TFT-LCD models; and (2) the new 4.7” iPhone, featuring glass casing and wireless charging, looks well positioned to tap replacement demand at the entry level.”

Next year will be the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. While it’s likely the next iPhone will be dubbed the “iPhone 8” (as the current model is the iPhone 7), some folks speculate that Apple could call it the “iPhone 10” in honor of the 10th anniversary.

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06:00
News: Daily Deal: HyperDrive USB Type-C 5-in-1 Hub

For Tuesday’s iLounge Deal, you can pick up the HyperDrive USB Type-C 5-in-1 Hub for only $39.95 — that’s 20% off the regular price. This compact and portable hub lets you easily expand your new MacBook Pro’s USB-C ports, adding two standard USB 3.0 type-A ports, along with SDXC, microSDXC, and an extra USB-C port. Pass-through charging also means you can leave everything at your desk connected to the hub and easily “dock…

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05:52
MacBook Pro Diary: Temporary dongle hell as I...

My shiny new maxed-out 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar finally arrived yesterday, and it was time to migrate everything from my old Mac.

I wrote in the first piece that I was wasn’t overly concerned about the port situation, though did recognize that it wouldn’t be an entirely painless transition.

I’m pretty relaxed about the all-USB-C ports. Leaving older standards behind always involves a certain amount of pain, but I’m a pragmatist and a gadget guy. When a better standard comes along, it makes sense to use it, and as Apple isn’t the only company going all-in on USB-C, there’s no shortage of accessories for the new standard.

You could argue that a mix of ports would be useful, but that would be true for maybe the first year of ownership. After that, we’d be moaning...

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05:42
Cascable Transfer for the Mac lets you import photos...

Cascable AB has introduced Cascable Transfer for macOS. It’s a tool for wirelessly importing photos from your WiFi-enabled Canon, Nikon, Olympus or Sony camera directly into your Photos library, Lightroom catalog, or anywhere else on your Mac.

For advanced users, Cascable Transfer provides controls for customizing how photos are sorted on disk as they're copied, and how RAW JPEG photos are handled.

Cascable Transfer is available to get started with for free from the Cascable website, and will cost $14.99 once it comes out of beta later this year. If you purchase during the public beta period, an “early bird discount” of 50% will be applied. Please visit Cascable online for more information on Cascable Transfer, including screenshots, photographs and detailed user guides.

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05:38
KGI: iPhone 8 to eclipse sales record set by iPhone...

Apple is ramping for its biggest iPhone sales success ever next year, according to KGI. Its estimates suggest that the new iPhones in 2017, expected to comprise three new models, will empower Apple growth with ‘unprecedented’ demand. KGI expects the new phones may sell between 120-150 million units in the second half of next year, eclipsing the previous sales record set by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

The new form-factor premium OLED iPhone will likely encourage high-end customers to upgrade their device and the low-end new 4.7-inch iPhone model (with wireless charging and a glass chassis) will be attractive to the lower-end of the smartphone market.

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05:38
All-new OLED 'iPhone 8,' glass-backed 4.7...




iPhone sales in the second half of 2017 could reach a massive 150 million units, as Apple suppliers are gearing up for a massive upgrade cycle set to outperform the iPhone 6 series, based on pent-up demand for new designs and new technology, like wireless charging.

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05:35
Federal Circuit denies Samsung’s bid for a rehearing...

The Federal Circuit issued a “quick shutdown” Monday of Samsung’s bid for a rehearing of the full court’s October decision reinstating a jury’s $120 million patent infringement verdict in favor of Apple, shrugging off Samsung’s contention the ruling had been “extraordinary,” reports the Law360 website.

A California jury found in 2014 that Samsung's smartphones infringed three Apple patents on the slide-to-unlock function, autocorrect features and "quick links" technology. The full court issued a one-sentence order just three weeks after Samsung asked it to reconsider the ruling.

In February, a U.S. appeals court on Friday overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., said Samsung didn’t infringe Apple's "quick links" patent, and that two other patents covering the iPhone's slide-to-unlock and auto-correct features were invalid. 

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05:34
Campus 2 drone footage coming in thick-and-fast as...

It’s only a few days since the last drone flyover of the Apple Campus 2, but with the main building nearing completion and others coming along at a rapid pace, we can probably expect to see a whole flurry of these in the coming weeks.

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05:15
Apple adds additional MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and...

A number of additional MacBook Pro notebooks, MacBook Air notebooks and Mac mini desktops will be added to Apple’s list of vintage and obsolete products starting next month, which means the products will lose official Apple repair support through the company’s retail stores and authorized resellers.

Starting on December 31st, Apple will add the following units to its worldwide obsolescence list:

Macintosh Vintage in the U.S. and Turkey / Obsolete in AP/CN/EU (except Turkey)/JP/LA and Apple Retail Stores:
– MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)

– MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)

Macintosh Obsolete in AP/CN/EU/JP/LA/U.S. and Apple Retail Stores:
– Mac mini (Early 2009)

– MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)

Apple...

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05:00
Some users report flickering issue with 2016 15-inch...

As nifty as the new 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro might be, there might be some video-related bugs to hunt down.

A number of posts have highlighted video-related issues, including flickering screens, have been reported. The issues have also included changes in the shade of colors alongside the considerable screen flicker.

One post offered the following description:

“I’ve had my new MacBook Pro for about a week now, already the screen has started flickering. Today the whole screen became all pixelated and glitchy to the point that I couldn’t see the mouse cursor moving. I reset the MacBook and now it’s still flickering.”

Take a gander at the video and see what you make of it:

Subsequent posters suggest this might be an overheating issue (which it isn’...

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04:34
Israel’s largest carrier Cellcom brings multi-...

Israel’s largest mobile carrier, Cellcom, has announced that it is the first in the country to bring a multi-channel TV service to Apple TV at no extra charge.

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04:30
If you need more storage for your new MacBook Pro,...

If you buy one of the new MacBook Pros don’t pay Apple an arm and leg for extra storage (the company charges an extra $400 for a 1TB SSD and and extra $12,00 for a 2GB SSD). Instead pick up a G-Drive slim SSD USB-C from G-Technology.

Available in 1TB and 500GB capacities, the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C delivers solid state drive performance of up to 540MB/s. It features the 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, taking full advantage of the SSD performance. 

The included Type-C to Type-C cable and Type-C to Type-A cable, allows this drive to operate with any Mac that sports Thunderbolt 3, USB-C or USB 3.0 ports. Out of the box, it’s pre-formatted in the HFS+ file system, which means it will work with Macs without any work on your part. Plus, it needs no external power source, so is a great companion for a MB Pro — or the 12-inch MacBook.

The G-Drive slim SSD USB-C delivers a sustained copy speed of 110MBps for writing and 126MBps for reading. That’s slower than more...

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04:05
Google brings gorgeous photo screensaver to Mac with...

Google has made its Featured Photos screensaver – previously limited to Pixel, Chromecast and Google Fiber devices – available on the Mac. The screensaver pulls in the highest-rated shots Google+ users have chosen to make public, so you get a constantly-updating flow of often breathtakingly gorgeous photos.

The screensaver works especially well on multiple monitor setups, as each monitor displays a different photo …

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04:00
Moshi’s USB-C accessories come in handy for MacBook...

Moshi makes a full suite of USB-C accessories that come in handy for owners of new MacBook Pros and the 12-inch iMac. Yep, I know you don’t want to buy dongles and adapters, but, with its latest laptops, Apple has given us little choice. 

My favorite of all the Moshi products is the $79.95USB-C Multiport adapter (pictured), a 3-in-1 hub that lets you connect additional USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 devices. It’s extremely flexible in performance.

For example, it supports 1080p and 4K video output to any HDMI-enabled monitor or TV. A standard USB port is included to charge/sync your iPhone or connect legacy devices such as an external USB hard drive or hub. The adapter also supports fast charging of your laptop thanks to pass-through...

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03:49
Apple iPhone is the most popular gift on 2016...

Apple’s brand continues to dominate mindshare for the festive season, according to a survey by Piper Jaffray. The company holds the top two spots for most wanted gift this holiday season with both iPhone and MacBook far ahead of any other product category.

The iPhone was the clear leader, with 7.2 percent of people surveyed wanting a new iPhone, up from 5.2 percent in 2015. MacBook took second place on the chart (embedded after the jump), at 2.1% popularity …

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Monday November 28

23:00
Fotokite Phi tethered drone available starting today...

There are a LOT of people who would love to get into drone photography, but the thought of controlling a drone makes them nervous. The new Fotokite Phi has been released today, and it makes flying a camera drone as easy as flying a kite. 

The device uses a handheld controller with a built-in tether to carry a GoPro action camera, then flies within range of the pilot either in a stationary or orbiting mode. At $249 for a limited time before the holidays, the Fotokite Phi is easily launched and flying in minutes -- even indoors.

The tether gets rid of a plethora of traditional drone nightmares. Flyaway are a thing of the past; if the tether breaks, the Phi begins a controlled safe landing. If the battery runs low during flight, the Phi also automatically lands. Want to share the Phi with a friend? Just hand them the controller and they're up and running. And the Phi is built around the concept of a "follow-me" mode where the...

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20:53
Panic discontinuing Status Board stats app following...

Over three years ago, Panic introduced an app that quickly gained popularity, especially from pro users. Called Status Board, the iOS app displayed a host of information, all in a modular, easy to follow interface. Today, however, Panic announced that it is discontinuing development of Status Board.

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17:31
Apple Pay’s fate in Australia remains unclear as...

Apple Pay’s rollout in Australia has been hindered since the start as local banks have pleaded to have access to the NFC hardware in the iPhone so existing mobile payment services can be used alongside Apple Pay.

Now, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has rejected a proposal from a handful of big Australian banks that would have allowed them to negotiate with Apple, according to the Australian site ABC News

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17:01
Kwikset’s simplistic Kevo Convert smart lock is now...

Popular smart home accessory company Kwikset today made its latest keyless entry smart lock available for preorder. After being announced back at CES earlier this year, the Kevo Convert is now available for pre-order via Kwikset’s website for $149…

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16:45
Morgan Stanley: Pixel Phone Will Generate Google...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: With initial Pixel pre-orders exceeding expectations and promising activation numbers from Verizon, Google is on track to sell three million phones with revenues of $2 billion in 2016. The Morgan Stanley estimate comes as the Pixel reportedly captured 10% of the premium smartphone market in India. Unsurprisingly, the 128GB Pixel XL has the largest gross profit margin at 25%, while the cheapest 32GB Pixel is at 22%. Morgan Stanley also estimates that, compared to the iPhone, the Pixel will be half as profitable. Morgan Stanley expects Google to sell 5-6 million Pixel and Pixel XL devices in 2017 to the tune of $3.8 billion in revenue. Google is also expected to make money from increased usage of services like Android Pay and mobile search. Google's big gains were possibly due in part to Samsung's Note 7 debacle, with the company's marketshare falling to 23%. Apple captured the number one position at 66%. Additionally, Google...

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16:29
ACCC denies Australian banks the authorization to...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has denied the country's biggest banks — Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corporation, National Australia Bank, and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank — authorization to collectively negotiate access to Apple Pay NFC technology. The banks sought authorization to bargain with Apple on two key issues:

  • Access to the Near-Field Communication (NFC) controller in iPhones. Such access would enable the banks to offer their own integrated digital wallets to iPhone customers in competition with Apple’s digital wallet without using Apple Pay
  • Removing restrictions Apple imposes on banks preventing them from passing on fees that Apple charges the banks  for the use of its digital wallet.

“This is currently a finely balanced decision. The ACCC is not currently satisfied that the likely benefits from the proposed conduct outweigh the likely...

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16:17
Australian banks' request to bargain or boycott...




In a draft determination issued on Tuesday local Australia time, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission denied the country's big-three banks authorization to collectively negotiate access to Apple Pay NFC technology.

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16:12
Clickbait spoilers

Some fun from The New Yorker.

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16:11
macOS 10.12.2 beta 4 includes new ‘Color Burst’ ...

The latest version of macOS Sierra update includes new Color Burst wallpapers that were previously seen in MacBook Pro with Touch Bar marketing material. Check out and download each of the new wallpapers below…

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15:28
SF Muni Hack a Wake-Up Call for Public Systems


The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority, or SF MTA, was hacked on Friday. "You Hacked, All Data Encrypted," was the message reportedly displayed on computer screens at the authority's stations throughout the city. "Contact for Key (cryptom27@yandex.com)ID:681 , Enter." Fare payment machines at underground stations were out of order, resulting in free rides on the subway and light rail system known locally as "SF Muni." Some SF MTA employees' email systems reportedly did not work.

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15:27
AT&T pushes Fullscreen, FreeVIEW service in...

AT&T's internet TV plans don't stop with DirecTV Now, as it also highlighted two Go90-ish services during an event today. The already-available Fullscreen (previously mentioned as DirecTV Mobile) offers a $6 per month subscription video service i...

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15:21
Fantastical 2 for macOS updated with support for new...

As time progresses, more macOS apps are slowly gaining support for the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar display. Next up on the list is the popular calendar app Fantastical 2, which today was updated with support for Touch Bar and a host of other changes, as well.

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15:18
AT&T launches DirectTV Now streaming service...




In a bid to draw subscribers to its new DirectTV Now over-the-top internet streaming service, announced on Monday, AT&T is giving away Apple TV and Fire TV Stick hardware with certain pre-paid monthly packages.

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14:47
LG UltraFine 5K Display now available to order from...

Update: The LG UltraFine 5K Display is now available to purchase. We’ll keep an eye on availability and update when the situation changes.

After announcing that it was discontinuing its first-party display over the summer, Apple revealed at its Mac-centric event last month that it had partnered with LG for a pair of standalone displays. Now, Apple has made the LG UltraFine 5K Display available for purchase via its website.

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14:40
AT&T Unveils DirecTV Now Streaming TV Service...

ATT has officially unveiled its DirecTV Now internet TV streaming service, which launches Wednesday, November 30th, in the U.S. on iPhone, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and PC/Mac, starting at $35 per month. The Verge reports: Like its over-the-top rivals, DirecTV Now will let customers stream live programming on smartphones, tablets, and PCs -- no cable box necessary -- and requires no long-term contracts or commitments. For a limited time, ATT will offer the "Go Big" channel tier with 100 channels for $35 per month. If you sign up in time, the offer will remain valid each month until you cancel. But that $35 rate is not the long-term pricing for 100+ channels. DirecTV Now offers step-up subscriptions that include other channels and content for a higher monthly cost. ATT has signed programming agreements with nearly all major networks with the exception of CBS and Showtime; negotiations with those companies remain ongoing. DirecTV Now allows customers to watch up to two...

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14:36
Massive Antarctica ice sheet is cracking due to...

When a giant (225 square mile) slice of Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier broke off in 2015, scientists wondered exactly what caused it. Well, they now have an explanation... and it's not very reassuring. They've determined through satellite imagery t...

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14:34
[Sponsor] Introducing Prop ’n Go Tote — Any Device...

Just released: Prop ’n Go Tote is a convertible XL multi-angle lap desk and messenger bag. Made for every lap, it’s perfect for keeping gadgets at just the right angle. When it’s time to go, the hidable handle and shoulder strap transform Prop ’n Go Tote into a stylish, versatile messenger bag.

Also from the makers of Prop ’n Go, iBedside is an elegant bedside caddy for storing and charging iPad and iPhone. A magnetic shelf flips down with a flick, and 3 full-sized pockets store gadgets or gizmos. Clever cable management keeps everything tidy and recharged.

Prop ’n Go and iBedside ship for free with Amazon ✔︎Prime US,...

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14:32
LG UltraFine 5K Display now for sale through Apple,...




One month after it debuted onstage at Apple's MacBook Pro event, LG's UltraFine 5K Display went up for sale on Monday exclusively through Apple's online storefront for $974.

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14:26
Apple releases the fourth developer beta for iOS 10....

Apple developers get to have another field day post-Thanksgiving weekend.

On Monday, Apple released new developer betas for most of its software platforms. Developers registered with the Apple Developer Program got to install the fourth developer beta of iOS 10.2, watchOS 3.1.1, and macOS Sierra 10.12.2. Registered developers can install these releases over-the-air now, and they will be made available as public betas to the people in the Apple Beta Software Program soon. You can enroll in the Apple Developer Program here.

In addition to addressing performance issues and issuing bug fixes, the cornerstone of these developer betas seem to be the integration of a bunch of new emoji in conjunction with the Unicode 9.0 update. These new emoji—which are being...

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14:09
∞ Lunch atop a skyscraper: the story behind the 1932...

It is probably the most famous picture of construction workers ever taken. It’s an amazing shot, not just for the photograph itself but for who these men were, what they were doing and their utter fearlessness. I can’t look at the photo without feeling a little queasy and yet they had lunch on a steel beam 800 feet in the air.

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14:00
Canada's first self-driving car tests hit...

Ontario ambitiously greenlit autonomous driving tests back in January, but nobody wanted to take the city up on its offer. This was likely due to its proximity to Michigan, where American car companies can test similar conditions without having to le...

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13:57
Apple to add some 2009 & 2011 Macs to vintage...




Starting Dec. 31 of this year, several 2009 and 2011 Mac models will reportedly join Apple's list of "vintage" and "obsolete" products, making them ineligible for most or typically any official repairs.

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13:53
Apple has a 66% share of the high end smartphone...

Apple had a 66% share of the high end smartphone market in India as of October, as shipments of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus outdid those of Samsung Galaxy S7 and other variants, according to new data from Counterpoint Research — as noted by the Economic Times. Samsung had a 23% share, notes the research group.

Meanwhile, Google captured a 10% share of the premium smartphone segment in India after what analysts said was a strong initial showing with its Pixel, which took advantage of the absence of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 in the market.

Google shipped 33,000 units of Pixel to India as of October end, becoming the number three player for the month in the segment where the smartphone costs Rs 30,000 or more, notes Counterpoint Research. Apple has trumped Samsung to capture the top position in this segment.

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13:45
The Apple Daily Report for Nov. 28, 2016

The AWT News Update is on hiatus while my compadre, Steve, takes a road trip. In its place, I’ll offer a text-only (no podcast) summary of breaking stories with a tip o’ my hat to my former website, Apple Daily Report.

As of Dec. 21, the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011) and MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011) will become “vintage and obsolete” in all markets where applicable, while the Mac mini (Early 2009) and MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009) will become obsolete worldwide on the same date. This means they’ll lose official Apple repair support through the company’s retail stores and authorized resellers.

YunOS, the mobile operating system developed by Alibaba Group, is on track to corner a 14% share of smartphone shipments in mainland China by the end of this year, pulling ahead of Apple's iOS to become the second-largest operating system for that device in the market,...

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13:36
AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming service...

Add another streaming television offering to the fray. AT&T officially unveiled DirecTV Now today, its attempt to take on Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation Vue. It was first revealed way back in March, but now we've got the fully skinny: It'll star...

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13:30
DirecTV Now streaming TV service

I haven’t been able to find a list of channels the new service will offer, but it seems clear they are going after PlayStation Vue and Sling TV.

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13:09
AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming TV service...

AT&T has officially unveiled details about its upcoming streaming TV service called DirecTV Now. The company first announced the subscription video service back in March, promising “on-demand and live programming from many networks, plus premium add-on options” over the Internet similar to Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. Details on pricing and availability have been limited until now.

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13:00
Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini Models...

An anonymous reader writes: Apple will add certain MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini models to its list of vintage and obsolete products starting next month, which means the products will lose official Apple repair support through the company's retail stores and authorized resellers. Kicking in on December 31, 2016, the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011) and MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011) will become vintage and obsolete in all markets where applicable, while the Mac mini (Early 2009) and MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009) will become obsolete worldwide on the same date.


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12:55
'No Man's Sky' files hint at upcoming...

When Hello Games said that its No Man's Sky Foundation Update was laying the groundwork for things to come, it definitely wasn't kidding. Reddit user eegandj has discovered multiple files that hint at the addition of a buggy to the open-ended space g...

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12:54
Gear: Nomad Vulcanized LSR Silicone Strap for Apple...

Nomad’s Vulcanized LSR Silicone Strap ($40) is a newer band option for Apple Watch, from one of the most interesting Apple Watch developers out there. The silicone strap is currently only available for the 42mm Apple Watch, though customers can choose from silver or black stainless steel hardware to best match their Watch color.

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12:38
Apple killing it in India: grabs first place with 66...




Apple crushed Samsung in the emerging market for premium smartphones in India during October, taking a leading 66 percent share of sales. Samsung's second place accounted for 23 percent of sales from Galaxy S7 and similar phones, while Google--which has made the subcontinent a focus--took 10 percent of sales. Only 1 percent was attributed to other makers.

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12:31
Amazon plans major crackdown on counterfeit sellers...




Not long after related Apple efforts, Amazon is about to embark on eliminating counterfeit vendors from its online store -- making it a major focus for 2017, a report said on Monday.

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12:25
San Francisco transit hackers threaten to expose data

Looks like San Francisco refused to give in to transit system hackers trying to hold the city for ransom. In a conversation with Motherboard, the attackers (still going by "Andy Saolis") have threatened to expose 30GB of Muni databases and documents...

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12:12
How to disable calendar invite spam on your iPhone,...

An apparently huge number of iOS and macOS users received calendar invite spam starting late last week. If you began seeing an invitation to an event in your calendar listings for Ugg Boots, Ray-Ban sunglasses, and other products, it’s because spammers took advantage of a long-available feature in iCloud that extracts invites from email and presents them as notifications in calendar apps.

The ones I received were set as a repeating event, making the invitation show up on every day of my calendar. Some users started receiving this spam weeks ago, but the distribution accelerated only around November 23 or 24. I’ve found scattered references as far back as August.

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12:01
Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air & Mac mini models...

Apple will add certain MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini models to its list of vintage and obsolete products starting next month, which means the products will lose official Apple repair support through the company’s retail stores and authorized resellers.

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11:34
First wave of Apple holiday email advertising hits,...




As part of its holiday promotions, Apple is advertising deals for musicians and music lovers, with similarly curated emails coming for other interests soon.

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11:28
Uber's self-driving car partner skirted state...

Remember how Otto demonstrated a self-driving big rig truck without anyone in the cabin, making a great case for its eventual acquisition by Uber? It turns out that the company knowingly broke the rules, according to Backchannel... but also didn't ha...

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11:15
Secrets: A free secure password manager for Mac and...

Secrets is now Free on the App Store! Secrets is a simple, secure password manager for Mac and iOS. It leverages industry standard encryption algorithms to provide secure storage and macOS and iOS native features to facilitate automatic filling of logins in the browser.

Version 2.0 is the culmination of months of testing in the real world. Bugs have been squashed, important features have been added and polish has been applied throughout. With this new version you can use Secrets and all of its features for Free with up to 10 items.

Download it now on the App Store or the Mac App Store...

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11:00
Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on Google Home

It was only a matter of time before Google came out with something to compete with the Amazon Echo: After all, Google too has deep experience with both voice commands and search. Indeed, one of the things we like best about the new Google Home hub is...

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10:54
Review: JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate...

{image1} To JBL’s credit, the UA HR is full-featured and comes with a nice complement of accessories. Included in the box are a perfectly sized silicone carrying case, four sizes of ear tips, a charging cable, and a voucher for a 12-month subscription to MapMyRun. In addition, the headphones can work with Under Armour’s free (but very busy) Record app, which can track your sleep, nutrition, workouts, weight, mood, and fitness goals, and post it…

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10:50
50 blogging tools to help you work smarter, write...

I don’t know about irresistible but there are several tools on this list that some of you may be able to use to help your blogging in the New Year.

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10:47
Podcast 535: So long to AirPort?

There’s plenty to be thankful for in the Mac world, even if the rumor about Apple getting out of the AirPort game turns out to be true. Apple is lowering the rates for streaming video apps, which should help flesh out the TV.app we’re anticipating this December.

But it wouldn’t be a podcast if we didn’t find things to complain about, or freaky security stories. This week has both, from a tale of Safari malware to iCloud syncing call history on the sly, to a proof-of-concept hack that’s basically the dongle of death.

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10:41
Apple rolling out iOS 10.2 beta 4 for developer...

Apple is rolling out the fourth developer beta version of iOS 10.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 10.2 includes several upcoming features like new Unicode 9.0 emoji, three new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus wallpapers, a new TV app, additional camera features, new Messages screen effects, and more.

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10:40
Apple rolling out fourth watchOS 3.1.1 developer...

Apple is rolling out the fourth watchOS 3.1.1 beta for developers testing the pre-release software update for Apple Watch. watchOS 3.1.1 includes support for new Unicode 9.0 emoji as well as the ability to change skin tones when picking certain emoji characters.

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10:37
Amazon goes a step further to battle counterfeit...

Amazon is getting even more serious about preventing the sale of counterfeit goods on its site. According to Bloomberg, the online retail giant is organizing teams in the US and Europe that will work with major brands to establish a registry of reco...

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10:33
Apple issues fourth developer betas of iOS 10.2,...




Apple on Monday provided registered developers with new pre-release builds of three to test on three its four major platforms: iOS, macOS, and watchOS.

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10:27
News: Apple releases fourth betas of iOS 10.2,...

Apple has seeded the fourth betas of iOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.1.1 to developers today. It’s now likely that iOS 10.2 will get its full public release soon, possibly next week. We’ll update with any noteworthy findings from the betas....

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10:22
Apple releases macOS 10.12.2 beta 4 for developers

Apple has released macOS 10.12.2 beta 4 for Mac. The new update follows the initial macOS 10.12.2 beta at the end of October and multiple additional builds since. Today’s build comes in at version 16C53a, up from 16C48b, and is available from the Mac App Store.

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10:19
How AI Could End Stupid Thanksgiving Arguments


I'm writing this before Thanksgiving, which I used to hate and now don't -- largely because I no longer spend the day arguing with family. I've been listening to a lot of friends and relatives dread this year's event because of political discussions that are likely to occur. I have no doubt that both sides will use fake news, quotes taken out of context, and false facts to make their points to the annoyance of those of us who just want to have a nice big meal and then drop into a food coma for a few happy hours afterward.

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10:16
Netflix's 'White Rabbit Project'...

White Rabbit Project isn't an official continuation of the Mythbusters franchise, but it's pretty darn close. The show stars former Mythbusters members Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara, and it's set to premiere on Netflix on December 9th. T...

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09:54
9to5Toys Lunch Break: up to $200 off 12-inch MacBook...


Well, the day has finally arrived. Just about all of the most notable Black Friday deals are now live. Head below for the best deals of the year on Apple products, TVs, media streamers, displays, games, accessories and much more:

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09:53
News: WSJ: Apple weighing cost of OLED iPhone,...

Apple is asking suppliers to scale up their production of OLED displays and submit samples for a curved-screen iPhone that could debut next year, The Wall Street Journal reports. But people familiar with the discussions said the OLED iPhone is far from a done deal, claiming the model is just one of more than 10 prototypes under consideration, and that there are growing concerns that the cost of the new screen might outweigh the benefits. Analysts…

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09:53
Diamonds convert nuclear waste into clean batteries

Nuclear waste is normally a major environmental headache, but it could soon be a source of clean energy. Scientists have developed a method of turning that waste into batteries using diamond. If you encapsulate short-range radioactive material in a h...

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09:33
Spigen’s new ultimate iPhone car mount w/ telescopic...

Spigen’s new ultimate AP12T universal car mount features a super low-profile design with a telescopic arm and a rotating phone mount to let you adjust your device in just about any direction. You can adjust the length of the arm to extend out up to 9.2 inches from the base, or keep it more compact at 5 inches when retracted, and you can tilt and rotate the phone itself to get an ideal viewing angle for your specific car’s dash. You can see it in action in the video below. 

The phone will also rotate to work into both landscape and portrait orientations, and it folds down into itself to have the lowest-profile possible and reduce any obstruction to your view of the road while driving. A self adjusting smartphone holder means the mount will automatically open and lock to the width of your phone for easy one-handed docking. It will attach to both a windshield or dash (except for leather...

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09:30
The 12 best tech gifts for the entertainer in your...

You know the type: Someone who loves throwing parties. In fact, you will probably partake of egg nog and sugar cookies in their home before the season is up. So why not get them something that helps them do what they do best: entertain. If your frien...

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09:28
‘Waning demand for the iPhone’ seems to be a myth

Despite concerns about waning demand for the Phone, the device is still the must-have holiday gift, analyst Gene Munster told CNBC on Monday.

The Piper Jaffray managing director said on "Squawk Box" that a survey of 1,000 consumers conducted by his firm's retail team over the past month showed the iPhone was even more sought after this year, as Cyber Monday gets underway with Black Friday and the long Thanksgiving shopping weekend in the rearview mirror.

"The percentage of people who wanted an iPhone [was 7.2%]. That was the No. 1 requested gift. It was [5.2%] in 2015," Munster said, referring to the findings of Piper Jaffray's fifth annual Holiday Spending Intentions Survey.

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09:20
Apple's Next iPhone Could Have a Curved Screen...

Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup might include a model with a curved screen similar to Samsung's Edge devices, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke with the Wall Street Journal (paywalled). Apple's suppliers told the paper that they were asked to "increase output of thinner organic light emitting displays and submit prototype screens with better resolution than ones from Samsung." From a report on The Verge (since WSJ is paywalled): But with that in mind, the company is also reportedly considering more than 10 prototypes, so a curved display might not make it to market. We've heard this rumor before when it was coupled with the idea that at least one of Apple's new phones would include an OLED display.


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09:11
Sling TV to start beta-testing cloud DVR functions...




Starting sometime in December, Dish-owned Sling TV will begin beta-testing cloud DVR functions, closing an important gap with its main competitor in internet TV, Sony's PlayStation Vue.

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09:11
WSJ: OLED screens could be coming to the next iPhone

Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo)

The iPhone 7 is just a couple of months old, which means that we are due for a fresh round of rumors about next year's model. Today The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is testing out "more than 10" different prototypes—presumably this includes not just next year's phone, but prototypes for phones beyond that as well as some that will never see the light of day—and that at least one of those prototypes includes a...

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09:00
3-Hour Deal: Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro (128GB,...




For the next few hours only, or until supplies run out, Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo is offering the lowest price we've ever seen on Apple's brand new 9.7" iPad Pro (128GB, Wi-Fi + 4G LTE, Rose Gold) at $629 with free shipping an no sales tax outside NY.

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09:00
The best space heater

By Séamus Bellamy

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its...

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08:52
Castro podcast player app adds CarPlay, iOS 10...

Castro, an inbox-based podcast player for iPhone, today released a major update (version 2.2) with a handful of new features. Along with a 20% price cut, the update headlines the addition of CarPlay, a new widget for the iOS 10 lock screen, 3D Touch Quick Actions, and more.

Get Castro for $3.99 in the App Store, but note it is only available for iPhone — there is no iPad or Mac counterpart. Here’s a look at what’s new in the latest update …

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08:29
Latest Apple headquarters drone video depicts carbon...




While a company move-in date has not yet been established, the latest drone flight footage from the construction site shows a near-complete solar installation on several structures including the main headquarters, and depicts the largest carbon fiber roof in the world on the auditorium.

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07:59
Anti-drone gun takes down targets from 1.2 miles away

There are numerous systems built to take down wayward or dangerous drones, but they tend to have one big catch: you need to be relatively close to the drone, which could be scary if the robotic aircraft is packing explosives. DroneShield thinks it c...

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07:44
Workflow 1.6 for iOS adds features and redesign to...




Workflow's new 1.6 release continues the app's increasing list of capabilities and makes visual refinements to its most-used tools, and is aiming to attract people who are new to automation. AppleInsider examines the new version in detail.

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