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Tuesday April 12

12:42
Photos of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906

110 years ago next week, on April 18, 1906, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake centered near the city of San Francisco struck at 5:15 AM. The intense shaking toppled hundreds of buildings, but the resulting out-of-control fires were even more destructive.

Devastating.

[Via Kottke]

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12:03
Some iPhone SE users complain of Bluetooth audio...

Well, this could be one for the bug team to sort out.

A number of oPhone SE early adopters have reported audio issues with Bluetooth phone calls when the smartphone is paired with a vehicle or wireless headset. The issue extends to GPS voice navigation for some, but streaming music over Bluetooth appears to be unaffected.

The users claimed to be experiencing distorted, staticky, or inaudible phone calls when using an iPhone SE over Bluetooth. Many of those affected noted that their previous iPhone model had “crystal clear” audio quality.

One user, who went by the handle HickDead, offered the following feedback regarding the issue:

“I actually had to return my SE back to Verizon because my Bluetooth calls reception quality...

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11:02
Adobe updates Post with Live Photos support, Airmail...

Adobe on Tuesday updated its Post graphics design tool for iOS with several new features, including Live Photos support. Bloop meanwhile updated the iOS version of its Airmail email client, bringing it to the iPad for the first time along with other major improvements.

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10:57
Samsung's AR Vision Includes Smart Contact...


Samsung has been granted a patent for a smart contact lens, according to news reports published last week. The lens is equipped with a tiny display, a camera, an antenna, and several sensors that detect movement and eye blinks. Eye blinks would provide the input, and a smartphone would be needed to process the images. A user blinks to take pictures or interact with data displayed on the smart contact lens. Sensors pick up the blinks and relay the commands they indicate to the user's smartphone for processing.

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10:03
TextExpander adjustments

Smile made some adjustments to its upgrade plans and pricing.

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10:01
Gibson in financial trouble

There are signs that Gibson’s move to diversify isn’t working out as planned. Moody’s Investor Service has downgraded Gibson Brands (formerly Gibson Guitar Corporation) credit to junk status, and according to reports, the company has put up two of its Nashville warehouses for sale as a result.

Gibson has been in trouble for a long time. I’m not sure if they tried to buy their way out of it or tried to ignore it, but either way, it seems to be getting worse.

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09:55
Ransomware

That case and others show how cyber-criminals have professionalized ransomware schemes, borrowing tactics from customer service or marketing, law enforcement officials and security firms say. Some players in the booming underworld employ graphic artists, call centers and technical support to streamline payment and data recovery, according to security firms that advise businesses on hacking threats.

I didn’t realize how “professional” these people have become.

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09:36
9to5Toys Last Call: iPad Pro 12.9″ 128GB Wi-Fi +...

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09:32
Apple's AirPlay comes to Android in new...

HTC on Tuesday unveiled the HTC 10, its latest flagship smartphone, with an unusual feature in the form of native support for Apple's AirPlay wireless streaming protocol.

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08:58
London Met Police says it has deployed just 641...

In spite of one-time plans to adopt between 15,000 and 20,000 iPads, London's Metropolitan Police have so far deployed just 641 units, and don't have any immediate plans to deploy more, a report revealed on Tuesday.

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08:51
How-To: Quickly switch between audio input and...

If you have multiple audio inputs or outputs connected to your Mac, then you’re probably aware that you can visit System Preferences to manage and switch between interfaces at will. But wouldn’t it be nice if there was a quicker way to switch to a set of speakers or a microphone without venturing all the way into the Sound panel of System Preferences? In this post, we’ll share with you a handy shortcut that we use every day to do just that. more…

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08:49
External Link: Apple Pulls Third-Party Reddit...

Apple recently pulled most third-party apps for the popular social-news site Reddit from the App Store, drawing the ire of many of the site’s users, especially since the just-launched official Reddit app was spared. Apple apparently suddenly decided that it didn’t like that many of these apps — some of which had been in the App Store for over a year — contained a switch that let users choose whether or not to display content tagged NSFW (Not Safe for Work). However, Apple has now readmitted many of those apps in which the developer has removed that switch — users must now control access to NSFW content via the Reddit Web site preferences. Apparently, even an NSFW switch is, in Apple’s view, Not Safe for the App Store, which seems overly paternalistic.

 

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08:40
New York law could allow roadside 'textalyzer...

Drivers in New York might soon be subject to on-the-spot analysis of their mobile phones to determine whether they were distracted by their devices in the run-up to accidents, if a proposed law passes the state legislature.

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08:32
External Link: AirPlay Coming to Android with the...

AirPlay has been a standard iOS and OS X feature for years, but it’s not an open standard. As a result, it has been available in Google’s Android mobile operating system only via often-flaky third-party apps. But HTC’s upcoming HTC 10 smartphone will include AirPlay support out of the box, integrated into the HTC Connect service. This is presumably being done without Apple’s involvement, so it will be interesting to see how well the HTC 10 sends audio and video to Apple TVs and other AirPlay receivers.

 

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08:24
DisplayMate releases full analysis of 9.7-inch iPad...

The cool cats at DisplayMate have just released their usual insane analysis of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and confirmed that this is the best iPad display to boot, but have also hinted that this could lead towards iPhone 7 screen upgrade possibilities.

In its report, which compares the new device to not only current iPads but also other top tablets from Microsoft, Samsung and others, DisplayMate shows how the new iPad achieved record results for its display in a number of categories, including: “Highest Absolute Color Accuracy for any display for Both Color Gamuts (1.35 JNCD), Lowest Screen Reflectance for any mobile display (1.7 percent), Highest Peak Brightness in a full size Tablet for any Picture Level (511 nits), Highest...

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08:16
Analysis ranks 9.7" iPad Pro screen as best...

With two color gamuts, increased brightness, lower reflectance, and the new True Tone color shifting technology, the Retina display in Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is not only the best in its class --?a new analysis has found it's the best performing mobile LCD on the market, period.

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07:59
iPad Pro 9.7 analysis shows record display...

DisplayMate is out today with its usual in-depth analysis of new Apple products, this time examining the display on Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad Pro 9.7-inch. The result? DisplayMate says the new iPad’s display isn’t just the best iPad display yet, but that it also includes record setting performance among all tablets it’s tested as well as hints at iPhone 7 screen upgrade possibilities. 

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Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: DisplayMate, iPad Pro ...

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07:53
Opinion: Here’s what I’d do to rationalize Apple’s...

Apple has long been about simplicity and minimalism. Steve Jobs’ philosophy was effectively that usability trumps choice. Sure, you lose the ability to customize your iPhone or iPad in the way you can an Android device without jailbreaking it, but what you gain in return is a device that is both more reliable and a lot more secure.

Jobs applied that same philosophy to Apple’s product range. When he returned to Apple in 1997, one of the first things he did was to rationalize the company’s product lineup, paring it back to the essentials. In 2008, he proudly told Fortune that “Apple is a $30 billion company, yet we’ve got less than 30 major products.”

Apple has, for the most part, maintained that approach ever since, famously saying ‘no’ to a thousand product ideas for every time it says ‘yes.’ But I still think there’s a little more work to be...

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07:36
Robust New FreeOffice Suite Proves Free Can Be Just...


SoftMaker's FreeOffice Linux office suite is a LibreOffice look-alike that provides strong performance compatibility with Microsoft Office documents. SoftMaker offers a line of open source offerings that compete with its commercial flagship office suite, SoftMaker Office 2016. It's a Windows/Linux cross-platform office suite with integrated applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and email management. The commercial version is nearly identical to the free, open source FreeOffice version.

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07:02
To make crashes 'friendlier,' Microsoft...

Windows users will no longer be forced to manually Google error messages to figure out why their computer crashed, as development builds of Windows 10 now include a QR code on the Blue Screen of Death.

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06:59
∞ Whole Lotta Love and Beethoven’s Fifth

[VIDEO] Big fan of 2 Cellos, but this might be my favorite yet. If you are new to their work, check out their take on AC/DC’s Thunderstruck. Great production values, great musicianship.

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06:52
Facebook Messenger snags Dropbox integration for in-...

Facebook just can’t stop adding new features to Messenger leading up to the F8 Developer Conference on Tuesday. The world’s most popular social network just added Dropbox integration to Messenger on Android and iOS so you can share photos, videos, and other files inside Messenger without leaving Facebook’s chat app. The new feature is rolling out now, but it may take a few days before it arrives on your phone.

To see if you have the new feature, first make sure you have both the latest Messenger and Dropbox apps on your device. Once that’s done, tap More in Messenger and look for Dropbox as an option. If it’s there, you can tap it to access your Dropbox files inside Messenger.

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06:51
∞ A geek’s garden of iPhone secrets

Watch the video embedded below for a fantastic collection of iPhone secrets. My gut tells me there’s something new here for even the most knowledgeable iOS power user.

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06:44
Airmail lands on iPad with Touch ID support, iOS 9...

Airmail made its way from the Mac to the iPhone a couple of months ago, and today the popular email app is completing the suite and releasing the first version for iPad. Airmail for iPad supports keyboard shortcuts and iOS 9’s multitasking features like Split View and Slide Over, so you can triage email in Airmail and browse Safari or Twitter at the same time. And the free update includes loads of other new features for both the iPad and iPhone versions including Touch ID support, custom shortcuts, a new gesture for moving between messages, and tons of new integrations and improvements.

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06:41
Hey Chloë – you can find that iPhone even more...

In a new Apple Watch ad, Chloë Sevigny uses her Apple Watch to ping her iPhone. Keir Thomas takes things one step further, showing you how to add the iPhone’s flash to the equation.

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06:38
The HTC 10 is the first Android device to ship with...

Android has featured the ability to stream to AirPlay devices like the Apple TV by means of third-party utilities for some time now, but no Android device has ever shipped with native AirPlay support in tow. That’s all changed with the announcement of the HTC 10, the first device to ship with native AirPlay support.

more…

Filed under: Apple TV, iOS Devices Tagged: AirPlay, Android, Apple TV, HTC, HTC 10...

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06:32
How to work with parental controls in iOS

Nice post from Faiz Orz on setting up restrictions on your iOS device.

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06:28
Twitter/Medium founder: “We put junk food in front...

Very interesting writing here. Ev Williams, founder of both Twitter and Medium, talks about feedback loops, the mechanisms that reward journalists for writing certain kinds of stories. If journalists are rewarded (with page views, which translates to dollars) for propagating junk food, junk food it shall be.

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06:25
Apple pulls, then reinstates several Reddit clients...

Apple briefly removed several popular Reddit clients from the App Store, after it began cracking down on a feature allowing users to toggle whether "not safe for work" content is displayed by default.

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06:23
Official Reddit app ships. Apple pulls 3rd party...

Interesting timing. Reddit ships their app, Apple pulls a bunch of third party apps from the app store. Why?

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06:00
Juicy Bits delivers Bez, a powerful vector graphics...

It's great when a developer creates a new product that provides yet another reason for people to do more work on the iPad and especially the iPad Pro. That's the case with a new vector graphics editor released today. Bez (free, $7.99 in-app purchase to unlock all features) is designed to create and export vector graphics on Apple's tablets, and it looks like a winner.

According to Juicy Bits founder Michael Swanson, Bez has its roots in a search for new features to add to Halftone 2 -- a perennial Editor's Choice in the App Store and the flagship app of Juicy Bits. The developers found that one of the features users wanted was a way to edit the WHAM, BAM, and POW sound effects found in comic books, which are usually created by comic book artists using tools like Adobe Illustrator. Bez evolved into...

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05:58
The reports of its death are greatly exaggerated;...

Some folks say iOS devices such as the iPad Pro will replace the Mac. Apparently not anytime soon. While tablet sales continue to decline, overall Mac marketshare during the March quarter continued to grow globally during the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.

According to Gartner, the Mac’s worldwide computer market share was 7.1% during the quarter, up 1.5% year-over-year. In the U.S., Apple has 12.7%, up from 11.9% a year ago. Gartner’s stats are based on global sales of 3.1 million Macs in the first quarter of 2016. 

According to IDC, the Mac’s worldwide computer market share was 7.4% during the quarter, up 6.7% year-over-year. In the U.S., Apple has 13%, up from 12.7% a year ago. IDC’s stats are based on global sales of 4.5 million Macs in the first quarter of 2016. 

Globally, all other personal computer...

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05:53
Cellebrite could give NY cops the ability to partly...

A proposed bill now in committee in the New York State Senate could give NY police officers the ability to plug smartphones into a ‘textalyzer’ following a motor vehicle accident. The device would read data from the phone to determine whether or not the driver had been texting or otherwise using the phone at the time of the crash.

ArsTechnica reports that Cellebrite, the Israeli company believed to have cracked the San Bernardino iPhone, is developing the technology required for the checks. Such checks without a warrant would normally violate the Fourth Amendment right to privacy, but Cellebrite believes it has...

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05:41
Apple is naming its (rumored) Apple Car buildings...

Will the Apple Car be an achievement of mythic proportions? Rumors have been flying for over a year bout "Project Titan,” which is allegedly Apple’s internal name for a self-driving electric vehicle project. Now the company has been giving a network of industrial projects throughout South Bay (California) names from Greek mythology, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

The Business Journal says Cupertino, California-based company and its contractors have been working out a network of industrial projects throughout the South Bay. Buildings have been nicknamed Zeus (king of the Gods of Mount Olympus), Rhea (mother of the gods)Medusa (monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with a hideous face and living venomous snakes in place of hair), Athena (Greek goddess of wisdom and good counsel, war, the defense of...

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05:14
BBC launches iPlayer Kids, a child-friendly version...

British parents have long known that handing your kids an iPad full of children’s TV shows is a good way to keep them quiet for a while appropriately entertained and informed. The BBC has made that job even easier today by launching a special iPlayer Kids app. The iPad app, which has a user-interface suitable for young children, features only age-appropriate TV shows.

The new child-friendly app is safe and easy to use. With over 10,000 episodes being made available this year alone, it has all of BBC Children’s world-class content in one place, allowing kids to discover and enjoy both new and old CBeebies and CBBC favourites including Wolfblood, Blue Peter, The Dumping Ground, Topsy & Tim and Go Jetters.

Each child in the family creates their own profile, complete with their age and a cartoon character to represent them, and the...

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05:00
HTC 10 Hands-On

The HTC 10 doesn't break new ground, but focuses on getting the fundamentals right.

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05:00
If you (sob) don’t have an Apple smartphone, you’ll...

Many folks weren’t happy when Apple replaced its old dock connectors with the reversible Lightning cable (so imagine the outcry if the rumors of upcoming iPhones eliminating the audio jack are true), but Lightning has made life easier for iPhone and iPad users. The MicFlip, which is purportedly the world’s first reversible micro-USB cable, is designed to do the same for Android (and other non-iOS smartphone) users.

The MicFlip (pronounced “Mike-flip”) works in any orientation, so it’s work whenever you attempt to plug in a micro-USB device — even if you’re fumbling in the dark. Featuring a hardy aluminum shell, gold plated plugs, and a braided cable (that’s strong and tangle free), the $19.99 cord is available in 20cm, 100cm, and 200cm version and silver, gold, and red/black flavors. 

If you have an Android smartphone, you’ll love the handy MicFlip. Or you could switch to an iPhone and really...

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04:56
London’s Met Police abandons plan to issue 15-20,000...

London’s Metropolitan Police service has apparently abandoned plans to issue iPad minis to 15-20,000 frontline officers after spending a total of £6M ($8.58M) on a trial of just 641 devices. This means that the trial ended up costing the taxpayer £9,360 ($13,397) per iPad.

The Inquirer obtained the information using a Freedom of Information request.

The Met spent £1.2m on hardware during that time, including the iPads and supporting servers and accessories, £4.1m on custom software development, which included the databases to support mobile operations, £600,000 on business and management activities and £100,000 on licences. The costs also include the replacement of 12 tablets during the trial period … 

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04:30
2016 may be the year that WiGig finally takes off (...

Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com) says 2016 may be the year in which 802.11ad (better known as WiGig) finally takes off. But will it arrive on Macs this year?

WiGig isn't aimed at replacing your wireless network. Instead it's designed to aid your existing Wi-Fi by providing a fast, direct link between devices. More on that in a moment. 802.11ad marks the coming of 7Gbps wireless. Data transfer rates are purportedly over 10 times the maximum speed previously enabled within the IEEE 802.11 standard.This involves fast speeds over short distances; 802.11ad will deliver 7Gbps speeds over 60GHz frequencies.

WiGig is so fast that it can be used as a "wireless bus extension." In other words, it can wirelessly substitute for hardware inside your Mac. Imagine a hard drive sitting on your desk -- or near your desk -- but not physically connected to your computer. If both your Mac and the HD were WiGig enabled, the...

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04:11
Facebook Messenger iOS app now lets you share...

It’s easy to drop recently-taken photos and videos into your Facebook Messenger chats directly from the camera roll, but it was less easy to share Dropbox files. This previously required you to open the Dropbox app first to grab a link to share.

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04:00
MAZ launches Home platform for the Apple TV

MAZ, a New York City-based startup, has released a new platform called Home, which is designed to enable any media provider to distribute their video content on an Apple TV.

CEO Paul Canetti says that, in many ways, Apple TV is reminiscent of the early days of iPhone, where the App Store enabled newer and smaller brands to emerge and establish an audience. Using MAZ's Home platform, “brands of any size can quickly and easily create apps with a fraction of the time and cost it would take with traditional custom development,” he adds.

"There were phones before apps, but no one remembers them,” Canetti says. ”The way we thought about phones back then is the way we think about TV today. Apps are going to dramatically change that, and we want to make sure that anyone with video content can be at the forefront of that change”

Following on the heels of recent MAZ product releases like Wear, a platform for...

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03:39
Inflatable space stations could orbit the Earth by...

The latest SpaceX launch ferried not just supplies for the ISS, but also an inflatable module designed to add a small living room on the space station. That module was made by Bigelow Aerospace, which has just announced that it teamed up with United...

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03:32
How to Pack Home Appliances?

Forums: TroubleshootingTags: movers and packers in Mumbaipackers and movers from Mumbai

In a busy city like Mumbai where thousands of people come every dayto start their career, it is not uncommon to come across different moving and packing companies. If you stop to ask each one of them which part of the house is most difficult to arrange and pack, each one of them shall have a different answer.
Personally however,any individual who has tried shifting the home without the help of professional movers and packers in Mumbai might have a different perspective. Kitchen with its array of diverse appliances, cooking utensils and boxes...

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03:30
Stream PlayStation 4 games from the console to your...

As of early April, you can now play PlayStation 4 games right on your Mac. It’s not emulation, and no, the Blu-ray discs won’t work in your computer… assuming you even still have an optical drive. Oh, and you’ll need a PlayStation 4 console, of course.

Sound complicated and/or convoluted? Surprisingly, it’s not: Thanks to the latest system update released for PlayStation 4, it’s now possible to stream games directly from the console to your Mac or PC over an Internet connection. With the Mac installer and a PS4 gamepad, you can tap into the digital and disc-based games on the most popular game console on the market today.

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03:25
BBC launches iPlayer Kids app

Is it just us, or are TV providers starting to forget who pays the bills 'round here? The younger, inexplicably energetic members of the household seem to be getting all the attention of late. Barely a few weeks have passed since Sky debuted its Kids...

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03:00
The AfterMaster Pro promises to improve any type of...

Ordinary audio goes into this black box; extraordinary audio comes out. What's the secret?

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02:35
Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 gets a luxurious Type...

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 is having to do battle with a slew of tablet-hybrid competition that includes Apple's smaller iPad Pro and the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. It's a little early for an all-new Surface, so instead Microsoft has come out with a new...

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01:20
Experts crack nasty ransomware that locks your PC...

Petya, a brutal piece of malware, surfaced two weeks ago. It's a mean bit of crypto-extortion that hits its victims where it hurts: right in your startup drive. Because it encrypts your master boot file, if attacked, not only will you be unable to st...

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Monday April 11

21:21
Apple removes third-party Reddit clients from the...

Following the release of the official Reddit iOS app last week, Apple today has pulled a handful of third-party Reddit clients from the App Store. While the change appears to be unrelated to the launch of the official Reddit client, it’s a surprise nonetheless. As for its reasoning for removing the apps, Apple says they violate clause 18.2 of the App Review Guidelines, which relates to NSFW content…

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20:59
Apple naming buildings for its Project Titan car...

While it has been said that it’s “common knowledge” Apple is working on building an electric car, there’s still much we don’t know about the company’s plans. According to a new report from Silicon Valley Business Journal, though, Apple has been quietly purchasing and leasing a variety of buildings in Sunnyvale, California. The company is naming most buildings after Greek mythological figures, as well.

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Filed under: Apple Car Tagged: Apple, Project Titan...

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19:36
Drake’s upcoming album ‘Views From The 6’ will be an...

Since Apple Music was officially announced, Apple has had a deep partnership with rapper Drake, even bringing him on stage last year at WWDC to discuss Connect. Drake and Apple reportedly inked a $19 million deal to have the rapper host a show on Beats 1 among other things, and now, BuzzFeed News reports that Drake’s highly anticipated new album “Views From The 6” will be an Apple Music exclusive when released on April 29th…but only for a week.

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Filed under: Apple Music Tagged: Apple Music,...

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19:29
Codenames for Apple's 'Project Titan...

A series of buildings in Sunnyvale, Calif., are ground zero for Apple's top secret "Project Titan" electric car project, and a new report reveals the codenames of some of the company's facilities in the area, including names like "Pegasus," "Aria," "Rhea" and "Corvinus."

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18:06
IDC: Apple continues to gain in PC market share...

IDC has today published its latest report concerning the PC market, and once again, it shows Apple outpacing the rest of the industry, albeit at a slightly slower pace this time around. According to the data, Apple saw its total market share increase during the first quarter of 2016, though it actually saw total sales fall year-over-year.

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Filed under: Mac Tagged: Apple, IDC, Mac, Market share, PC ...

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16:35
Apple grows to 7.4% of worldwide PC market as...

Apple continued to grow overall Mac marketshare during the March quarter as most leading Windows PC makers suffered significant setbacks, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.

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16:31
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16:22
Cellebrite Is Developing Roadside Police '...

An anonymous reader writes: Cellebrite, the company many believe helped the FBI crack into the iPhone 5c belonging to a San Bernardino terrorist, is developing a roadside "textalyzer" device to help law enforcement determine whether someone involved in a motor vehicle accident was unlawfully driving while distracted. As reported from Ars Technica: "Under the first-of-its-kind legislation proposed in New York, drivers involved in accidents would have to submit their phone to roadside testing from a textalyzer to determine whether the driver was using a mobile phone ahead of a crash." The textalyzer allegedly would keep conversations, contacts, numbers, photos, and application data private in an effort to get around the Fourth Amendment right to privacy. "Cellebrite has been leading the adoption of field mobile forensics solutions by law enforcement for years, culminating in the formal introduction of our UFED FIELD series product line a year ago," Jim Grady, Cellebrite's CEO, said...

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15:32
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15:00
AWT News Update: April 11, 2016

It's a short, slow news day episode of the AWT News Update:

  • Portland, Oregon is the latest metropolitan area to get access to transit directions in Apple Maps
  • Apple sends out seven new Apple Watch ads, and you'll want to keep an eye out for some celebrities in these short TV spots
  • Boston-area running fans can visit the Boylston Street Apple Store this Saturday for a discussion moderated by Apple Director of Fitness and Health Technology Jay Blahnik. RSVP Here.

Text edition of this podcast can be found below.

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for April 11, 2016....

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14:54
Apple Patent Filing Points To a Keyboard With No Keys

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Digital Trends: Apple's patent, titled "Configurable Force-Sensitive Input Structure for Electronic Devices," was filed in September 2015 and was recently made available to the public on April 7th. It states that this all-in-one input interface consists of a metal contact layer, and a sense layer combined with a drive layer mounted underneath. According to the patent, the sense and drive layers detect a force exerted on the metal contact layer. This is accomplished by using an array of pixels on the sense and drive layers that determine an input location when active pixels are aligned on both layers. The user then gets a response to his or her action thanks to a haptic feedback module and a light guide layer that lights up the "keys" through extremely tiny holes in the metal surface. The components of the force-input sensitive "structure" are enclosed within the device's chassis; thus the only exposed portion is the contact surface itself....

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14:36
New Drake album to be exclusive (initially) to Apple...

Drake — a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor — is releasing his new album, Views from the 6, exclusively on Apple Music when it arrives April 29, notes Pitchfork. The exclusivity will be for a limited time, but there’s no indication of how long that will be.

Drake has been with Apple Music since its inception. His hit song Hotline Bling was first released on Apple Music before any other streaming service. Also, Drake’s OVO Sound radio show is an Apple Music exclusive, and currently only available on Apple’s Beats 1 radio station. 

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The Week in iPad Cases: More gear for the 9.7-inch...

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes all new gear for the new iPad Pro, from folios to screen protectors. Read on!

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The Smart Keyboard (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $149) features an updated layout for the new iPad Pro’s smaller form factor while retaining all the original functionality introduced with its larger cousin.

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14:24
Apple premieres seven new Apple Watch ads with...

Apple on Monday debuted several new Apple Watch TV ads, highlighting features and apps while also leveraging celebrities to gain some marketing clout.

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14:11
Don't expect Apple to give Apple Watch 2 a...

Every other year, Apple redesigns its iPhones. It looks like the Apple Watch will be on the same biennial hardware overhaul schedule, if KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is on target (and he usually is).

Kuo’s latest research note came out today with guidance on the Apple Watch 2, and he notes that the second-gen model will have “limited changes to form factor design.”

Expect internal improvements, though Kuo didn’t say what those might be. We can guess, though. Reports last summer indicated that an Apple Watch 2 was already in the works with a Wi-Fi chip that would allow the watch to function on its own without an iPhone nearby. That would make the device a whole lot more useful than...

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13:29
Latest Apple Watch ads featuring Nick Jonas &...

Just a day after unveiling a new fourth-gen Apple TV ad starring NBA player Kobe Bryant, Apple today has released a handful of new 15-second ads for the Apple Watch highlighting a variety of different features. The new ads continue Apple’s trend of having Watch ads each highlight a specific feature of the device.

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12:44
Ford After Dark: Self-Driving Car 'Sees'...


Ford on Monday revealed that it has been testing its Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicle with no headlights on remote desert roads at night. While such a task would be quite perilous for a human driver, it was an important step in developing a fully autonomous vehicle, the company said. The test vehicle relied not on cameras, which require light, but instead on LiDAR technology for navigation. LiDAR worked with the car's virtual driver software to navigate the pitch-black and winding roads at the Ford Arizona Proving Ground.

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12:27
Microsoft adds contextual edit commands to Office...

Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.

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12:22
Review: iPhone SE is just a (really nice) phone for...

There was a time just a few years back when the 4-inch screen was considered Apple’s big phone. After five generations of 3.5-inch screens, Apple made the iPhone taller in 2012 with the 4-inch iPhone 5. The width remained the same in a “common sense” move that maintained easy one-hand use for most people, and the 16:9 aspect ratio framed video playback perfectly. Two years later, Apple upgraded the iPhone with two new models: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch, but no new 4-inch iPhone until now.

iPhone SE is the first upgrade to this size since the iPhone 5s in 2013. It’s a huge specs upgrade if you’re coming from an iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, or earlier. And in some cases like mine, iPhone SE is mostly on par with Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus flagships. But there are a few limitations of varying importance plus a few oddities that should be considered before buying … even with the relatively competitive price tag on iPhone SE.

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12:15
You'll be able to get tickets from Ticketmaster...

Every concert-goer has had at least one Ticketmaster horror story, so now the company is looking to make the ticket-buying experience less painful by integrating with Facebook.

On Monday, Ticketmaster announced that it would start selling select event tickets directly on Facebook by the end of April. When browsing an official event page on the Facebook iOS and Android app, you’ll be able to place your Ticketmaster order by clicking on the new “Buy Tickets” link.

In addition, you’ll have the option to buy from Ticketmaster in the Facebook Messenger app via its experimental virtual assistant M, which can even send you a photo of your digital tickets before an event.

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11:27
iPhone 7: Everything we currently know about Apple’s...

With the iPhone SE behind us, those that didn’t jump on the new 4-inch iPhone are now looking to the fall when Apple is expected to introduce its true next-generation smartphone with the iPhone 7. Or at least that’s what we’re calling it until things become official, and from the sounds of the latest rumors and reports, there’s a lot more up in the air than just the device’s name when it comes to new features, design changes, and more.

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11:15
iPhone SE users reporting Bluetooth sound issues

It's never nice to hear about problems with a new Apple product, but that's the case with the new iPhone SE. The Apple support forums are currently showing a number of reports of distorted sound during phone calls made with the iPhone paired through Bluetooth to a wireless headphone or car audio system.

The problem exists with both iOS 9.3 and iOS 9.3.1, and it's happening everywhere that the phone is being sold. Not every user is having the problem, so it could be associated with Bluetooth chipsets made by a certain vendor. Restoring the device, clearing and then restoring pairing, and other changes do not work to fix the problem.

Apple is aware of the situation and has given it a high priority for resolution. 

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10:40
Apple's iPhone SE brings poor Bluetooth call...

Some early adopters of the small but state-of-the-art iPhone SE have reported trouble with the audio quality of phone calls made over Bluetooth headsets and ear pieces, an issue which Apple is said to be investigating internally.

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10:21
TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 11...

Notable software releases this week include GarageBand 10.1.1, Pixelmator 3.4.4, and 1Password 6.2.1.

 

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10:21
ExtraBITS for 11 April 2016

In ExtraBITS this week, since the FBI has admitted that its existing iPhone crack doesn’t work on newer models, the Justice Department is still pursuing court orders to force Apple to unlock encrypted iPhones. Beyond that ongoing story, an exploit could let your cable modem be knocked offline, your Netflix bill may be higher next month, Bill Atkinson offers insight into the Mac’s origins, and Macminicolo is merging with MacStadium.

 

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09:56
Learning to Love Virtual Reality


At Nvidia's technology conference last week, I saw a variety of new technologies showcased. From deep learning systems -- computers that arguably are smarter than we are -- to self-driving cars that can drive better than we can, the technological advances on display made me feel just a tad inadequate. One way to get over my sudden concern over obsolescence was to check out the virtual reality showcase. With the realization of all the free time I'm likely to get, the prospect of computers doing what I used to do suddenly didn't look so bad.

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09:37
Christy Turlington Burns, Apple's Jay Blahnik...

Model and Apple spokeswoman Christy Turlington Burns will be one of several guests appearing at Boston's Boylston Street Apple Store on Saturday, Apr. 16, there to discuss the Boston Marathon, running in general, and training with the Apple Watch.

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09:36
Cellebrite says it’s “optimistic” it can unlock...

Cellebrite, the company that is believed to have been hired by the FBI and successfully unlocked the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone 5c, says that it is “optimistic” that it will also be able to access a locked iPhone 6.

Earlier this year, Italian architect Leonardo Fabbretti met with the company last week to see whether it could help gain access to his dead son’s iPhone. Before his death from bone cancer, 13-year-old Dama Fabbretti had added his father’s thumbprint to allow him access – but the phone required the passcode after a restart, and his father didn’t know the code.

Apple had told him it was impossible to access the iPhone without the passcode, but Fabretti stated that Cellebrite has already made progress.

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09:22
Apple Music scores another big exclusive with Drake...

The tight relationship between Apple and Drake is set to continue with the release of the hip-hop star's newest album, Views From the 6, which will be an Apple Music exclusive when it drops on April 29.

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08:23
Jay Blahnik hosting Q&A w/ Christy Turlington...

Apple’s fitness expert (and former Nike FuelBand developer) Jay Blahnik is hosting an upcoming Q&A session with Christy Turlington Burns and others to discuss training for the Boston Marathon using Apple Watch. The event takes place in Boston on Saturday afternoon at the Boylston Street Apple Street at 3 pm. If you’re in town and interested in hearing the supermodel discuss her experience with Apple’s fitness tracker, you can RSVP ahead of time to guarantee a spot here. The event is free to...

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08:18
US shoppers increasingly buying iPhones from...

A growing number of Americans are choosing to buy their iPhones from carrier outlets and websites, instead of directly from Apple's website and retail stores, recent research data indicates.

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08:17
Apple Maps adds public transit information for...

Apple Maps has apparently added the public transit data for Portland, Oregon, right on the heels of Montreal and Austin.

The expansion comes a week after Apple Maps added transit directions for Montreal, the second-largest city in Canada. And just over a month ago, Apple also debuted transit in Austin, Tex., just in time for the annual South by Southwest festival.

Apple has included the additions at a steady clip in recent weeks, indicating that the company wouldn’t hold off and introduce them in bulk. Information for Sydney and Boston was added last year.

When iOS 9 launched last year, Apple Maps transit was available in just Baltimore, Berlin, Chicago, London, Mexico City, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington D.C., and 30 cities in...

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08:00
This man's Fitbit may have saved his life

Some people are so unhappy with the performance of their Fitbit activity tracker they’re willing to sue. But at least one person can credit his wristband with dramatically improving his health. A 42-year-old man was recently admitted to the emergency room at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey with an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) suffered in the wake of a seizure—a condition that doctors treated with an electrocardioversion after consulting historical data from his Fitbit, according to The Annals of Emergency Medicine.

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07:49
BlackBerry kills BB10, will work on mid-range...

The latest turnaround strategy for formerly-dominant smartphone maker BlackBerry is reportedly centered on mid-range Android devices, as the company will no longer manufacture new phones based on its own BlackBerry 10 operating system.

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07:06
External Link: Justice Department Presses Apple in...

Despite the Justice Department backing down after finding a way to unlock the iPhone 5c connected to the San Bernardino terrorism case, the U.S. government is continuing efforts to compel Apple to unlock iPhones associated with a Brooklyn drug case and a Boston gang conspiracy. In the Brooklyn case, Magistrate Judge James Orenstein has already said that the Justice Department overstepped its authority in trying to use the All Writs Act of 1789. But in the Boston case, a federal judge has directed Apple to assist the FBI. In short, it ain’t over till the Supreme Court rules.

 

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06:55
China's Inspur rumored to be joining Apple...

A Chinese server vendor, Inspur, has allegedly joined Apple's datacenter supply chain, as the iPhone maker continues to work toward bringing more of its cloud services in-house.

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06:53
∞ Deafening applause in the control room as SpaceX...

If you have a few minutes, watch the video embedded below (watch in full screen mode), the webcast of SpaceX’s CRS-8 Dragon launch and the subsequent landing of the reusable first stage on the floating drone raft.

This is a beautiful video, full of beautiful moments.

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06:31
Apple Maps public transit data comes to Portland,...

New cities with Apple Maps transit data continue to be added on a regular basis, with the town of Portland, Ore., the latest to enter the fold, on the heels of Montreal and Austin.

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06:24
Why the iPad does not have a native calculator

The story (not clear if this is true) of Steve Jobs and the original iPad calculator.

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06:19
The pending collapse of iHeartMedia

Wow. I had no idea. iHeartMedia is a massive company. Internet radio platform iHeartRadio is just one piece of the puzzle. It’d be sad to see this fall apart.

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06:10
Apple's Yokohama, Japan R&D facility...

Apple's upcoming research and development facility was originally due to be completed this year, but new details posted at the construction site reveal the facility will now be completed by March of 2017.

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06:05
Apple reportedly working with Chinese server vendor...

Apple is reportedly working with Chinese server vendor Inspur as it seeks to bring the infrastructure for its cloud services in-house.

Apple currently relies on third-party companies to host its cloud content, most of the capacity currently provided by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, with Google also recently joining the roster. However, the company is said to be working on developing its own data network and infrastructure in a project codenamed McQueen.

While part of the motivation will be cost, it was also recently reported that security is another significant consideration, Apple being concerned that servers received from third-parties may have been tampered with...

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06:04
iFixit’s iPad Pro 9.7″ teardown

Some real repairability issues. I wonder if Liam the Robot would have problems taking this one apart.

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06:00
Slashdot Asks: It's Been a Year Since Apple...

In an op-ed, Quartz's Mike Murphy writes that Apple Watch, the Cupertino-based company's first wearable device, hasn't been the success the company was hoping it to be. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch alongside the iPhone 6 at a media conference in September 2014. It wasn't, however, until April 2015 that the company began selling it. The Apple Watch has received a mixed response from people. While some have found the design premium-looking, almost everyone has complained about the battery life. Many have found the health-centric features of Apple Watch useful. though the lack of apps, in general, is a downer for many. Apple, which usually doesn't miss boasting sales number, remains tight-lipped on exactly how many Apple Watch units it has sold. Murphy writes: Every Apple product in the last 15 years or so has been two things: desirable and useful. They've made it easier for people to be creative, listen to a lot of music on the go, communicate with anyone in the world or find out...

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“That’s a real nice song you got there. Be a shame...

Great quote from Recording Industry Association of America CEO Cary Sherman about the music industry’s ongoing feud with YouTube.

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05:48
Acer H277HU USB-C Display Is an Affordable MacBook...

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook is terrific on the go but can feel limiting in an office where large display sizes matter. Acer’s new H277HU display addresses this by letting you connect to it from a MacBook via USB-C. It provides 27 inches of screen real estate along with two USB-A ports and power to the MacBook.

 

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05:30
Today is Eight Track Tape Day; celebrate accordingly...

Today is Eight Track Tape Day, which is designed to bring back fond memories of the sixties and seventies. During this era, eight track tapes — based on a magnetic tape sound recording — were very popular. 

America's love of the automobile, was a driving force in creating the demand for musical cassette formats. For those who grew up in this era, an eight track tape player in your home and your car was an essential. It was eventually — and, thankfully, replaced by cassette and other formats for storing music. Let’s be honest: eight-tracks were pretty crappy. The tape broke easily, and sometimes songs would just stop as the cassette jumped to the next track before the tune continued.

I had an eight-track player. And I was happy when cassette tapes replaced eight-tracks, and ecstatic when CDs arrived. I still like me some CDs, but also buy a lot of music at iTunes. 

But just about anything that followed was better than the eight-track.

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05:00
Are you getting OS X security updates?

Adam C. Engst over at TidBITS.com wrote a nice little article called, Make Sure You’re Getting OS X Security Data. You should probably read it; if you’re not going to, here’s the App Store System Preferences pane showing the checkbox you want to enable to insure that OS X security updates are installed automatically:

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04:45
WhatsApp outpaces iMessage on verification and...

Apple’s security and encryption strategies have received a lot of attention lately, from the way in which iOS devices’ data are locked down to how Apple doesn’t have the encryption keys the iMessage and FaceTime systems employ to secure its users’ communications to how Secure Enclave keeps our secrets secret. But WhatsApp, an app-based text, video, and voice service with a billion users, took the spotlight Tuesday with the news that its users have end-to-end encryption as well.

WhatsApp has a couple of legs—and maybe an arm or two—up on Apple, which has designed iMessage and FaceTime to exclude itself from the equation. Both Apple and WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook in 2014, can’t gain access to the encryption keys used to secure communications sessions. But WhatsApp’s approach and user interface go even farther, in ways that Apple should be considering—and, for...

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04:42
Apple’s Japanese R&D center apparently delayed,...

Apple’s planned R&D center in Yokohama, Japan, appears to have fallen behind schedule. We got our first look at renders of the funky-looking building a little over a year ago, when the city’s mayor reported that construction would begin in 2015 and complete in 2016. But Japanese blog Macotakara now reports that a construction board outside the site says that it will instead complete in March 2017.

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