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Saturday July 18

01:26
Yahoo and Beme take on Snapchat with video sharing...

There's no shortage of apps that can take short video clips you can blast to friends. But if you're willing to branch out and try new things, Yahoo and YouTube celebrity Casey Neistat have released alternatives with different takes on video sharing. ...

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01:07
iOS 9 tips: Access Apple Pay's Wallet without...

Those users testing out iOS 9 beta, and who own an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, can now access non-default credit, debit and loyalty cards in their Apple Pay Wallet directly from the lock screen with just two taps of the home button.

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Friday July 17

21:15
This week on AppleInsider: Apple Pay in the UK, iPod...

A relatively quiet week was, at least, spiced up by two important Apple announcements: the arrival of Apple Pay in the United Kingdom, and a long-overdue update of the iPod touch.

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20:17
Bing makes it easier to scope out your future...

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are constantly working to make the best possible search engine, and that's great news for you. The more they challenge each other with new features, the better your experience on the web will be. Today is Bing's turn to ma...

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18:32
Barcelona Kinder Trikots

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In der Tat, in diesem Sommer, Arsenal (Daten), Liverpool und Chelsea (Daten) übertragen Ming Basa Flügel hat ein Interesse daran, diese, vor allem seine neuen Vertragsbruch Gold 150 Millionen von 30 Millionen Euro nach unten zu spielen ein paar Tagen, Liverpool und Chelsea sind an Barcelona Angebot £ 20m übertragen kaufen Pedro. In der Champions League-Finale 2011 war es Pedro brachte die Gastgeber nach Barcelona, ​​und letztlich helfen, den roten und blauen Armee, um Manchester United 3-1 schlagen, um zu gewinnen. Allerdings ist die "Mirror" wies auch darauf hin, dass Manchester United sind jetzt...

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18:21
First look: Coin 'smart' iOS-connected...

After monumental delays, the Coin "smart" credit card finally started shipping out to customers in April, offering users the flexibility of carrying up to eight swipeable credit, debit a rewards cards that -- for now -- are accepted at more locations than touchless NFC solutions like Apple Pay.

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17:18
Poll: Was Apple Music enough to convince you to...

Apple Music has been available to the public for almost three weeks and while subscriber data hasn’t been revealed by Apple, early reviews were generally positive. The service is not without its flaws, however, and users have been quick to point them out. With the service having been available for a couple of weeks, though, we’re curious: Are you using Apple Music? If so, did you switch from another streaming service to Apple’s or is this your first venture into streaming music?

As I stated in my review, I personally switched from Spotify to Apple Music and haven’t...

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16:31
Pocket for iOS adds the ability to listen to...

Pocket, the popular app that allows users to save articles and read them later, has received an update that adds another way to consume saved articles. Announced in a blog post, Pocket for iOS now supports Listen, the company’s popular text-to-speech feature that was previously available only on Android.

Listen is a way for users to consume their news hands-free. The feature offers the ability to start listening from anywhere in the article, skip portions you aren’t interested in, and adjust the reading speed to be either faster or slower. Perhaps most notably, Listen is available in all languages.

Today, we’re excited to bring Listen, our Text-to-Speech feature, to iOS. It’s the hands-free way of returning to everything you’ve saved in Pocket. You can start listening from anywhere in the article, skip paragraphs with ease, and adjust the...

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15:30
AWT News Update: July 17, 2015

For this Friday, some Apple news that you need to know:

  • iPhone processor manufacturer TSMC says its power-efficient 10-nanometer process is on track for mass production of processors in 2017
  • A number of popular iOS apps have a password vulnerability
  • It's confirmed; your iPod nano and shuffle won't work with Apple Music

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for Friday, July 17, 2015.

One of the holy grails of mobile computing is to make smaller and more efficient processors. Apple has been working with chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company or TSMC on iPhone chips for the past several years, and TSMC announced this week that its 10-nanometer FinFET processors are on...

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13:58
Apple objects to GT Advanced financing plan after...

Apple on Friday formally objected to a financing plan by its bankrupt former sapphire supplier, GT Advanced Technologies, on the basis of provisions tied to a May fire at its one-time plant in Mesa, Arizona.

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13:30
You Should Play: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions adds...

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

Controller-based games don’t always translate well to touch devices, and Geometry Wars seems like it ought to be a prime example of that. While inspired by classic arcade games (especially Robotron: 2084), the series is built around the dual analog sticks of console gamepads, letting you easily steer your ship with one stick and fire with the other as you zip around the minimal, neon-tinged terrain. Precision is absolutely necessary, given the small stages and focus on amassing high scores. 

To read...

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13:21
News: iPod touch, nano, and shuffle color comparison...

Following up on this morning’s unboxing and comparison gallery of the sixth-generation iPod touch, we now have a comparison of the additional colors of the new iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle below. Unlike the sixth-generation iPod touch, the traditional iPod models remain identical to the previous versions other than the color changes, with the seventh-generation nano receiving its last update in 2012, and the fourth-generation shuffle…

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13:16
Confirmed: New iPod nano and shuffle won’t get Apple...

You might have heard some discussing the state of Apple Music on the iPod nano and shuffle, two products that just got a minor facelift alongside a larger refresh for their bigger brother, the iPod touch. And you might have already guessed that streaming to the devices was a no-go from the lack of Wi-Fi capabilities, but it turns out you won’t even be able to store your offline Apple Music collection on the devices either.

The reason, according to sources, is simply to prevent piracy…

By not allowing users to...

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13:00
Week of Apple Watch Stands: Fuse Chicken Bobine Watch

Fuse Chicken Bobine Watch. Photo ©2015, Steven Sande

This week Apple World Today has reviews of three Apple Watch charging stands: the Griffin WatchStand, the Nomad Stand for Apple Watch, and today I’m looking at Fuse Chicken’s $25 Bobine Watch.

Design

I’ve been a big fan of Fuse Chicken’s Bobine product line since back in the day when the flexible stand first became available for the iPhone. Now it has a new job; that of holding up your Apple Watch in the car or on your desk.

As with the other Bobines, the Bobine Watch uses a flexible metal coil that stays in place however you bend it. The bottom of the coil acts as a base, the middle as an...

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12:16
Apps: AnyList, Coda 2, Navigon, Numix

AnyList (free) — Purple Cover’s shopping list app remains one of our favorites for managing a household shopping list and sharing it among multiple family members, and the last couple of updates have made a great app even better. Last month, the company added location-based reminders so you can add your favorite store locations and be notified to check your list whenever you’re near one, and you can even add multiple locations per list.…

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12:03
iOS 9 tips: Apple makes it easier than ever to...

Users beta testing iOS 9 can access a new, somewhat hidden feature in the mobile Safari browser, making it easier than ever to request the desktop version of a site when browsing on an iPhone or iPad.

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11:22
Independent UK businesses quickly jump on board with...

Some independent retailers and app developers in the U.K. are reportedly already adopting Apple Pay, just days after the service became available in the region.

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10:46
iPod Touch performance preview: 500% better CPU, 900...


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Smartphones and tablets have stopped changing all that much from year to year, which makes it easy to take for granted just how far they've come in such a relatively short time. One year of updates doesn't do much to impress anymore, but take three or four years of updates all at once and you'll have something to be impressed by.

Such is the case with the sixth-generation iPod Touch, which brings three years' and four generations' worth of processor improvements all at the same time. Jumping from an Apple A5 to an A8 results in an almost comically large performance improvement, though as we'll see, you're not quite getting iPhone 6 performance in an iPod-sized body.

The CPU

The iPod's A8 is running at around 1.1GHz, roughly 27 percent slower than the 1.4GHz A8 in the iPhone 6. When those phones were announced, Apple said the A8 was about 25 percent faster...

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10:40
Apple Pay’s UK launch leading to issues, mistaken...

Apple Pay went live in the UK earlier this week with its first international rollout since debuting in the US last October, but Apple’s iPhone- and Apple Watch-based mobile payment solution hasn’t been without its own launch issues across the pond. To start, Apple Pay is a bit restricted in the UK as it is limited to transactions under £20 until September when the contactless payment rules change and the limit increases slightly to £30. Aside from a low transaction limit, paying with the iPhone or Apple Watch using Apple Pay at the London Underground transportation system has...

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10:37
The camera behind the new Pluto photos

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The Atlantic:

I talked to Lisa Hardaway, an engineer at Ball Aerospace in Colorado who led technical development of the one called “Ralph.” Ralph captures visible and some infrared light. When you see Pluto looking tan- and sepia-toned in the new, high-resolution photos, you’re looking at data captured by Ralph.

​Since it captures visible light, Ralph is in many ways comparable to the camera found in a phone or fancy DSLR. In conventional camera terms, it’s a 75mm lens at f/8.7. But it was far harder to build than a normal camera.

Hilarious that these incredible images we are getting from New Horizons are from a “Ralph”. An “Omar” or a “Brad” I could understand.

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10:30
Apple schedules Q3 2015 results call for Tuesday,...

Apple has announced the time and date of the FY2015 third quarter results call, to be held starting at 2 PM PT/5 PM ET next Tuesday, July 21, 2015. As in the past, Apple World Today will be doing a liveblog of the event, providing readers with our take on the numbers and comments made by both Apple executives and financial analysts.

The event will be live cast via a QuickTime stream. Readers can listen in on the call by pointing a web browser to www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/earningsq315

Stay tuned to Apple World Today for more information on when our liveblog will begin.

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10:22
Gold rear shell purportedly for Apple's '...

New pictures claim to show a rear casing for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6s Plus" in gold, and a hands-on with the part assert that it features new material for stronger construction than the current iPhone 6 series.

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10:15
The Week in iOS Apps: Blue Apron, MyTable, and...

The flavor of iOS

It’s a foodie’s dream in this week’s roundup—we have apps that show you how to prepare food, make reservations, and even split the bill at your favorite restaurant. Yum!

Blue Apron

Blue Apron comes from the gourmet meal-ingredient service of the same name. The app features seasonal recipes, how-to videos, and stories about the service’s farmers and suppliers. You can manage your Blue Apron account from the app, review the meals, and even share photos of your finished creations.

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10:06
Pluto Pix Push Interest in Space Exploration


Photos transmitted from 4 billion miles away by NASA's New Horizons Pluto space probe have sparked fresh interest in space exploration. New Horizons traveled more than 3 billion miles over a nine-and-a-half year stretch to reach the Pluto system. A close-up image of a region near Pluto's equator shows a range of mountains reaching up to 11,000 feet in height. "This is one of the youngest surfaces we've ever seen in the solar system," said Jeff Moore, geology, geophysics and imaging team leader at NASA's Ames Research Center.

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10:00
In praise of the iPod shuffle

Apple updated what’s left of the iPod line earlier this week. They bumped the processor and improved the camera on the iPod touch, and added some new colors. And they also added new colors to the iPod nano and iPod shuffle.

There’s something satisfying about listening to music or spoken word on a device that is so self-effacing.

You may wonder why Apple is still selling the iPod shuffle. After all, when you can have an iPhone that runs apps, takes photos, records and plays HD video, and uses GPS to give you directions—or an iPod touch with most of those features—why keep selling a tiny little device that does nothing more than play audio?

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09:59
iFixit posts 6th-gen iPod touch teardown

Once again, the coolest of cats over at iFixit have come through with teardown goodness, dissecting a brand new 2015/sixth-generation iPod touch to see what they could find.

The exterior of the device looks largely the same as the previous generation, but it’s the new guts of the device that make the difference.

During the teardown, the iFixit guys found the following:

- An A8 processor that had been underclocked compared to the iPhone version.

- 1 GB LPDDR3 RAM.

- A battery rated at 1043 mah.

- No external screws, ample use of adhesive inside the iPod touch.

- A smaller f/24 aperture.

- An 8 MP FaceTime camera.

As always, head over...

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09:54
New iPod touch teardown shows power optimizations,...

A teardown of the sixth-generation iPod touch published on Friday exposed new details about the device, including the presence of a marginally bigger battery, the lack of a sapphire lens cover, and which chipmakers are involved in supplying parts.

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09:29
Dealing with Recent Comcast Outages

Comcast Internet customers seem to be experiencing more service interruptions than usual. Josh Centers investigates to try to find out why, and offers some troubleshooting tips for your Internet connection.

 

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09:15
App Store updates and notable new apps for July 17,...

Apple World Today is happy to provide its readers with notification of significant App Store updates and notable new apps on a regular basis.

Updates

Slack (OS X) version 1.1

  • O happy day: We no longer send you packing to your web browser to download files. It all happens right within Slack.
  • We added support for the slack:// URL scheme. Look to https://api.slack.com for upcoming documentation on all the nifty things it'll let you do.
  • Laid the foundation for some soon-to-be-announced features. They're very nice. Can't wait to see your reactions when you find out what they are.
  • It's a tiny thing but our About box now shows the build number as well as the app version. Should you need to contact us for support, it'll help us help you. And...
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09:13
Dozens of popular apps found ‘vulnerable to password...


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Popular iOS and Android apps from companies like Walmart, ESPN, Slack and SoundCloud have been found vulnerable to password cracking, according to a recent report from AppBugs. The security firm found that dozens of the most popular apps are lacking, in that they allow you to make any number of attempts to login without restriction. These clearly opens up a gap for attackers who have the means to guess those passwords and gain access to your accounts.

The most secure apps will force you to reset your password if you don’t enter it correctly, or they’ll lock you out after you’ve made a certain number of attempts.

AppBugs...

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09:09
9to5Toys Last Call: Bose SoundTrue headphones $80,...

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Today’s can’t miss deals:
Last Call Updates:

Review: The ...

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09:07
iFixit’s iPod touch 6th-gen teardown exposes...

Apple introduced a new iPod touch on Wednesday as we expected after selling nearly the same model for almost three years, and today iFixit has shared its routine teardown to grade the device’s ability to be repaired and catalog exactly what’s inside Apple’s newest iOS device.

While the exterior of the new iPod touch remains largely the same aside from new color options and the removal of the Loop camera strap, the teardown does confirm the RAM upgrade...

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08:51
Panic releases Coda 2.0 text editor for iOS

Coda, Panic’s nifty text editor for iOS, has just hit version 2.0.

The new version, which is available as a free update for registered Diet Coda users, offers the following fixes and changes:
- New UI: Designed impeccably to look great on iOS 9 and beyond.

- iPhone Coda for iOS now works both on your iPad and your iPhone.

- Panic Sync: Keep your sites, clips, and credentials in sync.

- More Modes Go, INI, Lua, Scheme, Shell, SQL, and Swift.

- Playgrounds: Experiment and test in a real JS environment.

- Dual File Browsers: See dev and production files side-by-side.

- Better Terminal: The full power of Prompt 2, built right in.

- Better...

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08:27
iFixit: New iPod Touch battery is kind-of-sort-of...

iFixit has just completed the sixth-generation iPod Touch's new gadget introduction cycle by tearing it apart to see what's inside.

By and large, the new iPod is pretty similar to the old one. Apple has changed essentially nothing about the outside of the device, so the way the components all fit together is mostly the same. The one notable change is related to the way the battery is secured in the case: "peel-out adhesive tabs" replace the more persistent adhesive from the fifth-generation model. You still need to heat up the adhesive securing the screen to the back of the case to get inside the Touch in the first place, but this...

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08:24
Apple, Samsung in talks to help create standardized...

When Apple and Samsung aren’t actively suing each other, they can get some killer stuff done.

This may be what they’re trying to do, as the firms are reportedly in “advanced talks” with telecom operators from all over the world to launch new electronic SIM cards. These e-SIM cards would be standardized among both smartphone makers and come embedded in their devices, creating a “common architecture.” Unlike physical SIM cards, e-SIM cards offer more flexibility to users. Instead of being locked into a cellular plan, you will be able to sign up to a new plan or switch plans instantly.

The mobile carriers that are reportedly a part of the e-SIM initiative include AT&T,...

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08:18
PSA: Apple Watch’s sapphire display cracks just like...

Yep, that’s a cracked Apple Watch display. Nope, it’s not actually an Edition, just plated, but the $549 and up steel model uses the same sapphire display as Apple’s $10,000 and up watch. And yes, the Apple Watch’s sapphire display reacts to accidental drops against hard surfaces just like iPhones.

In describing the craftsmanship of the Apple Watch, Apple calls sapphire “the second-hardest transparent substance after diamond,” adding that “that’s why we chose it to cover the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition faces,” but it still sells a $79 AppleCare+ warranty to cover accidental damage because sapphire is clearly not invincible.

Here’s what to expect if you accidentally break your Apple Watch display and what I learned about how easily it can happen…...

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08:18
News: iPod touch 6G: Unboxing + comparison photos

We’ve gotten our hands on the new sixth-generation iPod touch and have posted an unboxing and comparison gallery below, highlighting the contents of the iPod touch packaging along with differences between this new gold iPod touch and the previous iPod touch. The body of the new iPod touch 6G is the same as the prior generation, with one exception — the metal circle on the back of the iPod made for the “iPod touch loop” wrist strap…

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07:43
Hulu considering ad-free tier to better compete with...

Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly exploring the possibility of a completely ad-free tier that could launch as soon as this fall, and cost about $12 to $14 a month.

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07:20
News: iFixit posts teardown of sixth-gen iPod touch

iFixit has posted its teardown of the sixth-generation iPod touch, revealing a few minor details and confirming Apple’s published specifications for the new device. The most significant new detail is that the device packs in a 3.83 V, 3.99 Wh battery rated at 1043 mAh – a step up from the 3.7 V/3.8 Wh/1030 mAh rated battery included in the last generation. Since Apple advertises the same battery performance specs, the larger battery is likely…

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06:44
Apple partner TSMC to mass produce 10nm chips by...

The race to make smaller and more efficient mobile processors continues, with iPhone chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. revealing it remains on track to mass produce its first 10-nanometer FinFET processors by early 2017 -- a timeframe that would put it ahead of rival Intel.

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06:31
Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation game for iPhone/...

With the latest installment in the Mission Impossible series set for a theatrical release later this month on July 31st, an official iPhone and iPad game for the movie has just launched on the App Store.
Developed by Glu, the action/adventure game bears the same name as the film, Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, and offers a number of free-to-play levels set in locations from the movie. The gameplay, a mix of first- and third-person action scenes that for the most part put you behind a firearm of some sort, seems to take a lot after other popular Glu developed titles such as Contract Killer.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it…...

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05:31
∞ Fantastic tribute to Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata passed away this past Saturday. This video gives an excellent sense of why Iwata-san was so beloved.

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05:22
AppleInsider podcast talks new iPod touch, thoughts...

On this week's all-new AppleInsider podcast, we discuss the refreshed iPod lineup, including a new A8-powered iPod touch. Neil talks about the possibility of an "iPhone 6c," Dan details gaming benchmarks for Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6, Victor tells us how he really feels about Touch ID and Apple Pay, and it's unanimous that no one should install Adobe Flash.

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03:54
BT's new 4K sports channel will cost £15 a month

As promised, BT is bringing the first 4K live sports channel to UK TV screens next month, and it's finally let us in on how much it's going to cost. BT Sport Ultra HD will begin broadcasting August 2nd, kicking off proceedings with an FA Community Sh...

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03:26
UK's emergency surveillance law struck down by...

The High Court has ruled today that parts of the UK's emergency surveillance legislation, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (DRIPA), is unlawful. Conservative MP David Davis and Labour MP Tom Watson, represented by the Liberty huma...

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03:11
Et tu, Watson? IBM's supercomputer can critique...

It's bad enough that robots are writing professionally (albeit badly), but now they're criticizing, too? IBM has unveiled the Watson Tone Analyzer, the latest tool in its "cognitive computing" suite of cooking, health, shopping and other apps. Once y...

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03:07
DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.8.6

Adds support for the public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new; DEVONnote, $24.95 new)

 

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02:05
Google Inbox suggests the perfect time to resurface...

When you snooze an email in Google's Inbox app, you're normally given a few different reminder options: three customised defaults, "someday," the last custom time you used, and a manually set place or time. For many emails, that means tapping the lat...

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Thursday July 16

23:18
'Back to the Future' to celebrate 30th...

For Back to the Future fanatics, October 21st, 2015 is a momentous day: it's the destination date Marty and Dr. Brown chose for their journey through time. And now, it's also when the movies are slated to hit the theaters for the franchise's 30th ann...

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21:30
Space junk collision scare forced ISS crew to...

The ISS crew sure had a rough morning yesterday: a piece of an old Russian satellite came hurtling towards them, and the team didn't have enough time to move the station out of the way. Since they only had an hour and a half to spare, the crew chose ...

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20:41
Office 2016 for Mac 15.11.2

Updated versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, but currently available only to Office 365 subscribers. ($6.99/$9.99 monthly subscription)

 

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20:27
Apple offers 99-cent sale pricing on 24 iOS apps for...

Apple on Thursday rolled out another of its limited-time-only iOS App Store sections, this time featuring 24 apps on sale for 99 cents each, including popular titles like Pixelmator and GoodReader, as well as hit games Shadowmatic and The Room Two.

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17:12
Swipes, Taps and Cursor Movements Can Foil...


Swipes, taps, cursor movements and other ways of interacting with electronic devices can be used to protect online merchants from Net fraudsters. Many people are familiar with biometric authenticators like irises, fingerprints and voices, but it turns out that how we behave with our machines can be a means of authenticating our identities, too. "We're able to profile users based on their interaction on the Web," said Natia Golan, product manager at BioCatch.

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16:10
Xiaomi VP lists intrinsic smartphone features in...

In a video interview with Bloomberg published on Thursday, Hugo Barra, vice president of global operations at Chinese mobile hardware upstart Xiaomi, addressed accusations that his company's products are derivative and take more than a little inspiration from Apple's iOS lineup.

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15:00
AWT News Update: July 16, 2015

St. Jude's Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial System

What's the Apple news today?

  • e-SIMS
  • A class action lawsuit against Apple by disgruntled California Apple Store employees
  • The latest accessory for your iPod touch: a spinal cord stimulation trial system
  • Misfit's Flash and Flash Link put the cheap in activity tracking

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for July 16, 2015.

The lions are laying down with the lambs, or something like that. Archrivals Apple and Samsung are in talks with telecom operator around the world to launch electronic SIMs (or subscriber information modules) to...

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14:15
The Week in iPhone Cases: Build your own feature-...

...plus wallets, extra storage, mirrors, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features abstract patterns from Laut, a case that sticks to your mirror from Monster, traveling solutions from Hitcase, and many more from Nodus, Portenzo, and Tech21.

Griffin

Sometimes, your standard hard-shell case isn’t going to cut it. If you’d like a little something extra—be it a wallet-like pouch or a mirror—the Identity Custom (iPhone 6; $30) has you covered, thanks to its options for personalization.

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14:00
Apple Watch ads focus on daily life, travel

Apple released four new Apple Watch ads today, all of which continue with the common Apple meme of showing how devices are used rather than expounding of features. The first two seen here, Beijing and Berlin, show how useful the Apple Watch can be while traveling (at least if you've purchased a nice expensive data roaming plan for your iPhone...). Closer and Goals are much more focused on family and exercise respectively. Enjoy!


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13:56
Lawsuit over Apple Store employee bag checks becomes...

A long-running lawsuit over bag searches of Apple Store workers was certified as a class action on Thursday, broadening the potential impact to over 12,000 past and present retail staff.

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13:27
Tip of the Day: Fixing tracks stuck “Waiting” in...

Despite Apple having already released iTunes 12.2.1 to fix some of the problems reported with Apple Music and iCloud Music Library, you may find that tracks sometimes remain stuck in a “Waiting” state, particularly if you were an iTunes Match user before subscribing to and enabling Apple Music. These tracks not only end up being unplayable in your iTunes library, but the process may in fact block the syncing of playlists and other data…

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13:00
Logitech Logi BLOK designed to protect your iPad Air...

Logitech has a new label — Logi — and logo, and the first products under that new label are some iPad cases. These are protective cases and a shell in the Logi BLOK family, featuring bright colors and a radically new design.

The first product is the Logi BLOK Protective Shell, which will sell for $39.99 and is available for iPad Air 2 and all models of the iPad mini. Available in teal/blue (see image above), red/violet and black, it’s made of a flexible polymer with extreme squared edges — hence the BLOK name. The cases flex, allowing accidental drops from as high as six feet onto concrete with no damage to the iPad.

Next in the lineup is the Logi BLOK Protective Case for iPad Air 2 (image above). It features a similar design and the same colors as the Protective Shell, but also has a cover to protect the iPad’s display...

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12:45
Apple patent hints at potential solar cell embedded...

Apple tends to patent every one of its inventions that could possibly be used in a future product, so it can be difficult to read the tea leaves on which ones will eventually translate to product features. A new patent from Apple highlighted by PatentlyApple today, though, describes a technology that would be a very welcome remedy to battery life issues. The patent covers applying solar cells to a touch display surface like a trackpad or iPhone to store power for the device:

Apple notes that “the wireless device has a...

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12:19
New ‘Misfit Link’ app brings iPhone camera control,...




Misfit, makers of the popular Flash and Shine wearables for fitness and sleep tracking, today launched a new iOS app that turns its Flash hardware into a remote control for a connected iPhone’s camera, music functions, and more.

Dubbed Misfit Link, the new app lets you control various functions on...

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12:12
Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra talks Apple copycat ‘melodrama...

As smartphones grow in popularity in emerging markets, Hugo Barra has very publicly spoken for Xiaomi, the Chinese-based technology company that he left Google to join as Vice President of International in September 2013. Today, he sat down with Bloomberg to talk about many topcis, including accusations that the Chinese company has stolen Apple’s design, Android as one of the best decisions Google ever made, and Xiaomi’s eventual plan to bring its devices stateside…

“So this whole copycat melodrama all boils down to one chamfered edge on one particular phone model which was...

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12:00
Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse: an Apple World...

I’ll start this review out with a frank admission: I haven’t used a mouse in years. But if any mouse has made me consider giving up the ol’ Magic Trackpad, it’s the Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse (US$99.99). The MX Master’s wildly futuristic design, incredible comfort, and capabilities make it the most impressive pointing device I’ve used in years.

Design

The design of the MX Master doesn’t match the Apple “standard” design meme, but that’s OK. Instead, it features a dark gold and black color scheme with a multi-faceted area where your thumb rests. It looks more like a futuristic spacecraft from the upcoming Star Wars reboot than a computer poinitng device.

For a guy, I have quite small hands so I was a bit concerned that the bulk of the MX Master would make it difficult for me to use. That fear was unfounded. The MX Master fits perfectly in a cupped hand, with a...

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11:56
Apple and Samsung working on a standardized e-SIM...

If it all goes according to plan, you could soon be able to switch mobile carriers by going to the settings page on your smartphone.

On Thursday The Financial Times (paywall) reported that Apple and Samsung are in “advanced talks” with telecom operators from all over the world to launch new electronic SIM cards. These e-SIM cards would be standardized among both smartphone makers and come embedded in their devices, creating a “common architecture.” Unlike physical SIM cards, e-SIM cards offer more flexibility to users. Instead of being locked into a cellular plan, you will be able to sign up to a new plan or switch plans instantly.

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11:48
FDA approves St. Jude’s iOS-based spinal cord...

St. Jude medical announced today in a press release that its new wireless spinal cord stimulation trial system has been approved by the FDA. The system uses Bluetooth and pairs with iOS devices to provide control to the patient and doctor.

This trial device allows patients to test out spinal cord stimulation treatment before having a permanent device implanted in their back. This helps determine if the treatment will work for them with no invasive surgery.

The trial system uses an iPod touch as...

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11:47
∞ Four new Apple Watch ads

Four new 30 second ads, all for Apple Watch. Two of them are city themed, with the names Berlin and Bejing. One is about fitness, called Goals. One is about parenthood, called Closer.

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11:42
Gear: G-Project G-Tube

G-Project has unveiled G-Tube ($40), a new miniature Bluetooth speaker. G-Tube is IPX5 water-resistant, which means it should stand up to water jets. (Our unit’s packaging differed from the website, as it only claims IPX4 protection, but we checked with G-Project and verified G-Tube is indeed IPX5-rated.) As you can see in the first picture, G-Tube is slightly shorter than an iPhone 6 — the cylinder-shaped speaker is 5.25” long and just…

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11:29
New TV ads for Apple Watch focus on tourism, fitness...

Apple on Thursday debuted four new TV ads for the Apple Watch on its official YouTube channel, continuing a strategy of depicting the device in realistic scenarios.

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11:24
External Link: Neil Young to Stop Rocking in the...

Musician Neil Young has declared that he will be removing his music from all streaming services, due to poor audio quality. In a post on Facebook, Young claimed that streaming music sounds worse than FM radio, 8-track tapes, and Compact Cassettes. “Streaming is the worst audio in history,” Young said. In 2014, Young developed a competitor to iTunes, PonoMusic, which offers high-quality audio downloads, meant to be played on the company’s Toblerone-shaped music player, which Ars Technica called, “a tall, refreshing drink of snake oil.”

 

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11:23
External Link: President Obama Announces Low-Income...

The Obama administration has announced a new initiative, called ConnectHome, that will bring broadband access to over 275,000 low-income households in the U.S. The pilot program will start in 27 cities, including New York, Boston, Seattle, and the Choctaw Tribal Nation in Oklahoma. The federal government is partnering with ISPs such as Google Fiber, CenturyLink, Cox Communications, and Sprint. ConnectHome is being funded by private industry, nonprofit organizations and local leaders; the federal government will not be contributing any more money beyond the $50,000 allocated by the Department of Agriculture to deploy broadband to the Choctaw tribal nation.

 

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11:00
Hours for iPhone announces Freshbooks integration

Hours for iPhone announces integration with Freshbooks for easy time tracking and billing.

Hours is the time-tracking app that I reviewed back in October. It's very well done, with features like smart notifications, multiple timer support, color-coding to keep things clear, and handy reports that you can export to PDF or CSV. It's really a nice app.

Meanwhile, I've been a Freshbooks customer for years and it's quite nice that I can now send billable hours track with Hours directly to Freshbooks. As an existing Freshbooks customer, I can even export existing clients, projects, and tasks directly into Hours.

This is a nice partnership between two great services. Check it out and get to work.

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10:18
iPod nano, iPod shuffle won't sync offline...

Even with Apple Music advertised prominently in the iPod section of Apple's online store, neither the iPod nano nor the iPod shuffle can sync Apple Music tracks cached offline, according to a report.

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10:15
Apple’s latest Apple Watch ads showcase fitness,...

Following the initial launch campaign, Apple is debuting four new Apple Watch ads showing the device in action in several different real-world scenarios. The first video called Goals demonstrates a range of features including the Apple Watch’s fitness and workout tracking apps as well as third-party apps available for the device. Another video called Closer echoes a similar theme of recent Apple ads that show people using Apple’s products to stay in communication and share experiences.

Two other new ads called Beijin and Berlin illustrate the Apple Watch as a travel tool with translation and navigation apps plus more.

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10:09
Facebook tests buy button on Pages to help small...

If it seems like every social network wants you to buy more stuff, well, you’re not completely off-base. Now those efforts are moving beyond ads into actual buy buttons, with Pinterest and Twitter piloting efforts to let you buy items straight from your main feed. Facebook is putting its own spin on the shoppable social network by turning Facebook Pages into their own storefronts.

Facebook has tested buy buttons attached to sponsored posts in your News Feed, but this new initiative lets businesses turn their pages into e-commerce sites, Buzzfeed reported Wednesday. The move gives businesses a way to monetize their Facebook pages without paying for sponsored posts, and because every step of the transaction is hosted within Facebook, buying an item will presumably be easier for shoppers. Facebook is...

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10:00
Malwarebytes introduces solution for Mac users

Malwarebytes, the anti-malware solution that's been in business since 2004, has acquired AdwareMedic, and as such now offers a solution for Mac users everywhere. 

In a blog post on Malwarebytes' site, AdwareMedic's creator Thomas Reed described his motivation to create security software for the Mac, as well has his decision to join Malwarebytes: 

“AdwareMedic quickly became a hit, even being recommended by countless Apple techs around the world.

Then, in March of this year, I was contacted by Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes.

The timing could not have been better, and I’m pleased to say that The Safe Mac and AdwareMedic are now owned by Malwarebytes, and I’m now the Director of Mac Offerings at Malwarebytes.”

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09:25
News: Apple and GSMA in talks to adopt embedded SIM...

Apple is currently in discussions with the GSMA regarding moving to a standardized embedded SIM card in mobile devices, The Financial Times reports. The GSMA, which is an industry association responsible for developing GSM standards, has been working on an agreement among mobile operators to adopt a standardized embedded SIM card that would allow devices to more easily transition between different mobile networks. While all parties are said to be…

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09:13
Apple releases updated iPod touch, adds improved...

Apple may not have done much with its iPod shuffle and nano models outside of changing the color offerings, but it beefed up the iPod touch in a big way this week.

The iPod touch’s camera is now on par with the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, going from 5 megapixels in the last generation to 8 in the new version. Apple also incorporated an iPhone M8 motion coprocessor for better activity-tracking and a new 64-bit A8 chip to make the unit that much faster. A new 1136 x 640 resolution Retina display rounds things out and makes the device that much more robust.

The new version of the iPod touch, which arrives with iOS 8.4 and access to Apple Music, now arrives in a...

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09:12
Apple, Samsung & carriers working together on...

The two largest handset makers in the world --?Apple and Samsung -- are said to be working with some of the largest carriers around the globe on a new, so-called "e-SIM" standard that would replace traditional SIM cards, and make it easier for customers to sign up for new data plans.

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09:03
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08:41
Microsoft’s OneNote iOS app goes universal, bringing...


Microsoft today released a new update to OneNote for iPhone that makes it a universal app, now OneNote for iOS. That means that the existing OneNote for iPad app is being replaced by a single, universal app that runs on both iPhone and iPad.

The benefit, aside from having a single version, is that the iPad app is gaining some recent features introduced in the iPhone app including a OneNote widget in the today view of Notification Center. iPad users will also notice a new “recent notes” section for notes made on either device, and landscape mode on the iPad now presents a column of page...

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08:38
Apple releases updated iPod nano, shuffle models,...

Despite a three year hiatus between the last update, Apple gave the iPod a major overhaul on Tuesday.

Among these are the revamped iPod nano and shuffle models, which, like the new iPod touch, come in gold, dark blue, and pink colors.

Apart from the new colors, Apple hasn’t upgraded the hardware of the iPod nano since the 2012 rendition. The device arrives with the same 16 gigabytes of storage, but still supports video, FM radio and is available for a US$149 price tag.

The iPod shuffle still offers 2 gigabytes of storage and offers the same features as the previous versions. The unit is still designed for the price/fitness market, boasting no...

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08:35
Apple releases first public beta of upcoming OS X 10...

Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of OS X 10.10.5, following quickly on the heels of a matching developer beta, which was issued on Tuesday.

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07:53
Apple reportedly joins talks with cell providers to...

With the launch of the latest iPad model, Apple debuted its own SIM card that allows users to choose between three different cell carriers and change service on-the-fly. Rumors that such a card could be included in the next iPhone appeared almost immediately, and now a new report confirms that Apple is in talks with cellular carriers and other handset makers to bring this type of system to all cell phones.

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07:51
Rovio's 'Angry Birds 2' to launch on...

Finnish developer Rovio will launch its first official sequel to the ultra-popular "Angry Birds" game on July 30, debuting on mobile platforms including Apple's iOS.

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07:32
Researchers are developing apps to diagnose coughs,...

First pitched by Steve Jobs in 2007 as “an iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator,” the iPhone has since evolved into a medical device of sorts as software has gotten smarter and sensors have become more advanced in recent years.

Apple embraced this with iOS 8 and the rollout of HealthKit, a framework which allows medical and health apps to share data with each other and your doctors with your permission. Apple’s open source ResearchKit took it a step further by allowing developers to turn apps into scientific health and medical research tests.

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07:00
UBS forecasts iPhone ASP at $660, pushing Apple...

Investment firm UBS revealed on Thursday that it has high expectations for Apple's gross margins in the just-concluded June quarter, predicting they will reach nearly 41 percent on outstanding sales of the jumbo-sized iPhone 6 Plus.

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06:58
News: New iOS scam surfaces as crash warnings in...

Photo: nydailynews.com A new iOS phishing scam has been discovered that attempts to extort money from iPhone and iPad users by deceiving them into believing that their device has been compromised. As reported by the New York Daily News and The Telegraph, a number of iOS device users in both the U.S. and U.K. have encountered the scam, which presents a pop-up message in Safari advising them that their device has crashed for reasons such as a “third-party…

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06:39
Siri and calling emergency services

Why does telling Siri to charge your phone call the police? Look to India. 

Earlier today The Verge pointed out that, if you use an iPhone to tell Siri, "Charge my phone to 100 percent," it will attempt to call emergency services (giving you a five-second grace period to cancel the call). This is true. DO NOT try it, as the police dislike being summoned to your home for no reason. Some have suggested that this behavior is a bug, while others guess that Apple has created a covert way to summon the authorities, should the caller be in a dangerous situation. That's clever, but I don't think that's what's going on. 

First, it's likely that Siri is responding to the word "phone" followed by a number. Remember, "phone" can be a verb and a noun. For example, if you tell Siri, "Charge my phone to 50 percent," it will attempt to call the number 50. So why does...

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06:24
Samsung & TSMC begin volume production of Apple...

The two principal manufacturers of Apple processors, Samsung and TSMC, have each begun volume production of the next-generation "A9" CPU for use in the upcoming iPhones, according to a new report.

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06:12
New iPod nano, shuffle won't sync Apple Music...

Our friends at iMore have pointed out that the new iPod shuffle and nano won't sync your Apple Music tracks. Only the latest iPod touch will do that. Why hinder the nano and shuffle this way? iMore's Serenity Caldwell makes a very likely guess:

"It's probably a record label requirement: In theory, you could sync an iPod shuffle or nano up with Apple Music tracks, then cancel your Apple Music subscription and continue rocking out to those 'copied' tracks forever."

I was surprised by this update because, frankly, I don't think the iPod is long for this world. The touch might have a little life left, but the nano and shuffle, well, don't. 

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06:11
It’s official – Angry Birds 2 is coming on July 30th

It seems an age since Angry Birds first rose to prominence as the best-selling mobile game going. After countless spin-offs and movie tie-ins, it’s about to get its first proper sequel. Rovio announced in a blog post this morning that Angry Birds 2 will officially launch on July 30th.

With 3 billion game downloads, millions of fans across the globe, multiple mashups and spin-offs, collaborations with A-list celebrities and much more, we’re really proud that Angry Birds is the mother of all mobile game apps. And now we’re proud to announce the mother of all sequels – Angry Birds 2!

Rovio hasn’t announced exactly what to expect or which platforms it’ll be...

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06:09
News: Daily Deal: Pay What You Want Web Hacker Bundle

Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering the Pay What You Want Web Hacker Bundle, consisting of seven courses and over 73 hours of developer training to teach you everything you need to know about coding for the modern web. Pay what you want for Learn Docker from Scratch and Learn Apache Cassandra from Scratch, and if you beat the average price, you’ll receive the fully upgraded bundle, including Learn Web Programming in Django & Python, Learn…

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06:07
Misfit introduces Flash Link multifunction wearable...

Misfit on Thursday announced price drops for its existing fitness wearables --?Shine and Flash --?to make way for a new model called the Flash Link, and breathed life into older Flash models with the new Misfit Link app for iOS.

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05:35
Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano, & iPod...

In a world of iPhones and iPads, iPods nevertheless continue to have a place at Apple, and Wednesday's update of the iPod touch -- plus new colors for the Nano and Shuffle -- raise the question of which iPod, if any, a person should buy.

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03:30
Hands-on with Notes 4 in El Capitan

Apple’s Notes is reportedly one of the most popular apps on the Mac. Makes sense, since it comes with every Mac and it syncs between your Macs and iOS devices. It’s a lightweight app good for jotting things down.

I stopped using Notes a long time ago in favor of Evernote. I don’t think I’m going to drop Evernote anytime soon; I have too many notes saved in Evernote to completely abandon it. But I am interested in the new features in Notes 4 to see how it can fit into my workflow.

Jason Snell took a look at Notes 4 in his first look of the El Capitan public beta. Here, I’ll take a closer look at the changes and new features. This is beta software, so things in Notes 4 can change between now and the final release. This article will be updated to reflect any changes.

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03:21
Apple investigating solar-powered wireless mice and...

An Apple patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals continued research into alternative energy solutions, specifically as it applies to a lineup of wireless computer peripherals with embedded solar cells.

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02:34
Housing Shifting on Restricted Fund

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02:33
Home Shifting or Home Relocation Made Uncomplicated

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