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Tuesday September 29

Google Maps comes to the Apple Watch in latest iOS...

Google has released an updated version of its mapping application for iOS that includes several new features, including an Apple Watch app. Along with the new watch app comes the ability to compare ETAs for different modes of transportation, such as biking and walking. Users can now also call a business or get directions to […]

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Google unveils new Nexus phones, Chromecasts, Pixel...

At a Tuesday press event, Apple rival Google announced a wide slate of new hardware including two new Nexus phones, new Chromecasts, and the Pixel C Android tablet.

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Gear: Booq Shadow Messenger Bag

Booq’s new Shadow messenger bag is made to fit MacBooks from 12” to 15”. The bag comes in two variations — a black nylon bag or a gray fiber bag. We received the black nylon bag, and it happens to be a light ballistic nylon with water-repellent coating. As always, Booq’s Terralinq lost-and-found service comes with the bag.

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$450 for a prepaid iPhone 6s seems like a typo, but...

From Apple’s latest flagship iPhone isn’t even a week old yet, but it’s already getting its first discount. Boost Mobile (part of the Sprint Network) offers the 16GB iPhone 6s in Space Gray for $549.99 (already $100 below list), but applying coupon code B6677847 during checkout drops your final price down to just $449.99 […]

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TAG Heuer to launch $1,800 Apple Watch competitor in...

Luxury monolith LVMH is set to launch a new Apple Watch competitor under its TAG Heuer brand in November, priced starting at $1,800. But even that may not be enough to offset a troubling 2016 for the Swiss watchmaker, the head of the company's watch division said in an interview on Tuesday.

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Tim Cook on Apple and Microsoft partnership: '...

Close to $50 billion in revenue last quarter. 13 million iPhones sold in a weekend. So how does Apple CEO Tim Cook feel about his company’s record-breaking success?

“We haven’t started yet,” Cook said. The Apple CEO sat down for a fireside chat with Box CEO Aaron Levie at the BoxWorks conference in San Francisco on Tuesday morning. A more contextual interpretation of that statement could be that Apple hasn’t really started in enterprise, but that’s certainly what’s coming next for the Cupertino-based tech company.


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Moshi iGlaze Napa brings the touch of leather to the...

Moshi iGlaze Napa case for iPhone 6s Plus. Photo ©2015 Steven Sande

No sooner had the Apple "Hey Siri" event been announced than Apple World Today started receiving information from case manufacturers about their lines for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Fortunately for all of the manufacturers, they could all breathe a sign of relief since Apple changed the dimensions of the phones so little that the same cases made for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus could be used for the new phones. Well, some manufacturers chose to release new cases anyway, and one of those is the Moshi iGlaze Napa (US$49.95), a very classy looking snap-on case for Apple's latest iPhones.


Moshi's design sense is one of the best in the industry, and the iGlaze Napa demonstrates that perfectly. The case is essentially a standard polycarbonate snap on case with a leatherette backing to it, but the...

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Happy Hour Podcast 034 | iPhone 6s and 6s Plus...

Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are finally here and we’re giving you a rundown of our favorite features and overall impressions. Does the iPhone 6s live up to the hype? Check out this week’s episode for more details. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed. […]

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iPhone 6s and 6s Plus 4K camera test [Video]

With the launch of Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, users now have the option to shoot up 12-megapixel photos and 4K video at 30 fps. This is four times the video resolution found on the iPhone 6, but how does it perform? We’ve put together a new video test to find out exactly what […]

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How to Revive The Levelator in El Capitan

If you’ve been using The Levelator to normalize volume in recorded audio, the bad news is that the orphaned app doesn’t work in El Capitan. The good news is that the fix is simple.


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Apple releases second OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta...

Just under two weeks following the first beta, Apple has seeded a second beta of the upcoming OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 release to developers. The first version of El Capitan comes out on the Mac App Store for consumers tomorrow. The first 10.11.1 beta brought new emojis over from iOS to the Mac, and […]

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News: Apple Pay coming to Canada by late October?

Apple Pay may be arriving in Canada as early as late October, according to a new report from iPhone in Canada. Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was in negotiations with the six major Canadian banks regarding a potential November launch for the mobile payments service, and now this latest report cites trusted sources within the industry that indicate that the banks and Apple appear to be on track. A number of payment processor…

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Apple offers details on its 'commitment to your...

Apple has updated its Privacy Policy webpage to reiterate its strong stance on personal privacy and, well, show how different it is from the competition regarding such matters.

"We’re publishing this website to explain how we handle your personal information, what we do and don’t collect, and why," Apple says. "We’re going to make sure you get updates here about privacy at Apple at least once a year and whenever there are significant changes to our policies."

As you add photos, messages, contacts, and credit cards to your Apple devices, they become more personal. Apple says that whey they design ways to protect that data and build safeguards into the OS X, iOS, watchOS and tvOS operating systems, apps, and the devices themselves. The company adds that they never sell your data.

When you use Siri to search by location or album name in the Photos app, Apple says it never sends your photos or any...

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Pixar staff gets early chance to test iPad Pro...

Apple recently brought the iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil to the award winning Hollywood filmmakers at Pixar, giving the studio's digital animation wizards an early sneak-peek at its upcoming technology.

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Flyshark 2 folding keyboard sports Bluetooth 4.2 and...

Folding keyboards are nothing new -- I can recall using them back in the days of Palm PDAs. But as with all of the rest of our technology, things just keep getting better. The Flyshark 2 is currently looking for funding on Kickstarter and has reached about 40% of its funding goal with a little over three weeks to go. So why should you back this project? Let's take a look.

Using Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth 4.2), it's possible for the keyboard to get up to 1 year of battery life off of a single charge. At 9.96 inches wide (253 mm) and 2.95 inches deep (75 mm) when unfolded, the Flyshark 2 provides a surprisingly large keyboard area. The design team used 7000 series aluminum for the exterior shell, the same material used in the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. As such, the Flyshark 2 weighs only 150 grams -- about 5.3 ounces. 

The keyboard also...

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News: Google launches Google Music Family Plan

Google has announced a Family Plan for its Google Play Music All Access service, 9to5Google reports. Mirroring Apple Music’s similar offering, the new Family Plan allows up to six family members to share a single plan on separate Google Accounts for $15 per month, with the ability to listen on any device, and recommendations that are tailored to each account. A single user Google Play Music All Access plan costs $10 per month, and although Google…

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Apple throws down the gauntlet with overhauled...

Apple is making it very clear how it uses your data with a revamp of its privacy policy, posted in full on the company’s website. In the process, Cupertino is also making it plain just how different it is from other tech companies.

Apple affirmed its commitment to customer privacy a year ago, and Tuesday’s update covers everything new in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. The company isn’t just issuing platitudes about how great its privacy protections are—it dives into real detail about how its various services use and protect your data.


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Google to Expand India's Internet Access With...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Sunday announced a plan to provide high-speed public WiFi in 400 train stations across India. The announcement coincided with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California. Modi is expected to promote his Digital India initiative during his U.S. visit. One objective of the plan is to bring high-speed Internet to rural areas of India. Google will work closely with Indian Railways and with RailTel, which provides Internet service along the railway lines.

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As expected, Mac OS X El Capitan is coming tomorrow

September has been a great month for Apple fans, with updates to all major operating systems. First it was iOS 9, then watchOS 2, and now Mac OS X El Capitan will be officially available tomorrow

The new OS brings with it some features to make working with your Mac faster, simpler and smarter. Split View, which first made its appearance on iPads in iOS 9, will be available in OS X El Capitan. An updated Mission Control shows all open windows in a single layer with one swipe, making it easy to view what's open. 

Spotlight improvements will make it easier for Mac users to find documents and information. El Capitan will now provide results for weather, transit information, web video, stocks and sports, all accessed through natural language queries. 

Mail gets updated and will now add suggested events or contacts to your calendar or...

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Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message...

Andy Smith writes: The annoying App Store redirect issue has blighted iPhone users for years, but now there's a new annoyance and it's already being exploited: Visit a web page on your iPhone and any advertiser can automatically open your messages app and create a new text message with the recipient and message already filled in. We can only hope they don't figure out how to automatically send the message, although you can bet they're trying.


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SuperDuper 2.8

Adds support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and now requires 10.7 Lion or later. (Free, $27.95 for additional features, free update, 2.9 MB)


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OS X El Capitan to be released Wednesday, September...

OS X 10.11 El Capitan hits tomorrow.

That’s the official word from Apple via a press release issued on Tuesday.

The new operating system will become available tomorrow (September 30th) on the Mac App Store as a free update. The information has been available since Apple’s September 9th event, which included the Wednesday release date as an easter egg during the new iPhone’s 3D Touch demo.

Compared to OS X Yosemite, El Capitan is more of a minor update that focuses on under-the-hood improvements versus new end-user features and design changes. However, the operating system still does include new features such as a split-screen apps mode, new search features in...

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Video tests show iPhone 6s, 6s Plus relatively water...

The good news is that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets are pretty water resistant.

The bad news is that they’re not waterproof and it’s a bad idea to go swimming with them.

A group of YouTube users have put together some videos showcasing the results of both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus under a few inches of water, although the devices fare much worse when put to the test under four feet of water in a swimming pool.

The first video has both the iPhone 6s Plus and the Galaxy S6 Edge being submerged in a few inches of water. The two handsets survived being submerged for 30 minutes and appeared to retain their entire functionalities...

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September month-end Patreon update

It’s with a great deal of sadness that we have to report that our friend and co-worker Dave Caolo won’t be with us on a regular basis anymore. On the plus side, Dave is working full time at the International Fund for Animal Welfare and will be writing the occasional piece for AWT.

As a result of Dave departing Apple World Today, we’re readjusting our Patreon goals and I’m happy to say that we’re now very close to our goal of keeping the site going for the foreseeable future. With the support of just over 300 patrons, the site is gaining $1,693.49 each month that is used to keep us solvent. If that number gets to $2,000, we'll be able to keep Apple World Today going indefinitely; at $2,250 we'll add a weekly podcast; and at $2,500 we'll add curated forums. For $4,000 a month, we'll get rid of ads forever! The goals are more attainable than ever.

How do you become a backer? Click here:...

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News: Zane Lowe unsure about future of Beats 1

During a conversation with his former BBC boss, Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe expressed some doubts about the future of Apple Music’s flagship radio station, The Telegraph reports. When Ben Cooper, controller of BBC’s Radio 1, asked Lowe if Apple Music needed Beats 1, Lowe candidly responded, “I’m not sure it does,” before going on to call the station a work in progress. Lowe left Radio 1 after more than a decade there and relocated…

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Apple hypes Wednesday's launch of free OS X 10....

OS X 10.11 El Capitan is on track to debut Wednesday, Apple confirmed with a press release, reminding customers that they will be able to install the free update from the Mac App Store.

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How to make your own bootable OS X 10.11 El Capitan...

Enlarge / Even in the download-only era, it's easy to make yourself offline OS X install media. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

It was 2009 when Apple last released a new operating system on physical media. Things have proceeded remarkably smoothly since version 10.7 switched to download-only installers, but there are still good reasons to want an old, reliable USB stick. For instance, if you find yourself doing multiple installs, a USB drive may be faster than multiple downloads (especially if you use a USB 3.0 drive). Or maybe you need a recovery disk for older Macs that don't support the Internet Recovery feature. Whatever the reason, you're in luck, because it's not hard to make one.


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OS X 10.11 El Capitan: The Ars Technica Review

Enlarge / Putting El Capitan through its paces on a wide range of hardware. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Poor OS X can't get no respect.

Apple's Mac operating system has been playing second fiddle to the iPhone since 2007, when Leopard was delayed to make more room for the then-new smartphone. And despite the occasional protest to the contrary, OS X hasn't been the apple of Apple's eye since then. It was second to iCloud, second to iMessage, second to the post-Scott-Forstall flattening of the operating system. And as an added insult, Apple couldn't find time at a two-hour product event to...

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News: Apple updates privacy policies for iOS 9,...

Apple has updated its privacy policy to cover newer aspects of iOS 9, including sections breaking down security measures within specific apps like News, Apple Music and public transit directions in Maps. Apple says while News uses information about the stories a user is reading to serve up ads, reading activity information isn’t shared with other Apple services and is linked only to a News-specific identifier that can be reset at any time by…

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Apple updates privacy minisite, says iOS 9 News...

Apple on Tuesday updated its privacy minisite, spelling out things like its policy on encryption and changes related to iOS 9, such as the way it targets stories and advertising in its News app.

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Pixar: iPad Pro palm rejection “nigh on perfect”

Nice test drive from Dr. Wave and the Pixar team.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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External Link: A Comparison of Every iPhone Camera

Photographer Lisa Bettany has posted comparison shots showing how the rear camera of the iPhone 6s stacks up to every previous iPhone model. While the iPhone 6s comes out on top in most tests, as you’d expect, there are a few areas where older models have the upper hand.


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External Link: The iPhone 6s Is Not Waterproof

There are videos making the rounds showing an iPhone 6s soaking in a bowl of water and then coming out seemingly unscathed. While the new iPhones appear to be more water-resistant than prior models, don’t bring your new iPhone into the shower. Even if problems don’t manifest immediately, they can appear days later, and a dive into a pool still appears to kill an iPhone 6s.


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∞ The truth is still out there

I want to believe.

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News: Size variations found in new iPhone A9...

After Apple split orders for its new A9 chip between Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Samsung, Chipworks is reporting that Samsung A9 chips are 10 percent smaller than TSMC A9 chips found in the same iPhone 6s models. While Apple has split orders for components to meet supply demands before, this is the first time such a critical component has not come from a single supplier, hinting that Apple faced serious supply issues in obtaining enough…

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Inside iOS 9: Apple's Notes app is greatly...

Apple's native Notes application has received a major overhaul with iOS 9, allowing users to sketch ideas, insert pictures, include links to external apps, and more, making it a fully featured note taking solution.

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Apple's Maps app for Mac OS X, iOS could get a...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,147,286) by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for "non-static 3D map views." Think of the invention as the iOS 9 Live Photos feature applied to the Maps app for Mac OS X and iOS — and kicked up a notch. 

The patent — for a mapping app that generates views of a 3D map — could animates water, foliage, buildings and other map elements based on your input The app includes a geographic data module for identifying a set of geographic data that represents a portion of the 3D map. 

The set of geographic data includes a set of camera captured images that correspond to the portion of the 3D map. The mapping app includes an image processing module for rendering the view of the 3D map based on the geographic data by animating a type of map element in the view of the 3D map.

In the patent filing, Apple says its invention would animate different defined types of map...

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VectorLinux Light Has That Old-School Linux Feeling

VectorLinux 7.1 Light Edition targets fans of the IceWM desktop environment who own older computers. VectorLinux released its latest light edition this summer. What makes it new compared with previous editions is the shift to the lightweight IceWM. Yes, IceWM is very old school. Still, it is a handy and functional alternative that serves legacy computers well. The standard edition of VectorLinux 7.1, which arrived several weeks prior to the latest light release, uses the Xfce desktop environment.

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IHS, ABI Research offer predictions for 2015 iPad...

Can the iPad Pro, which goes on sale in November, turn Apple's tablet sales around or even reverse the downward course of global tablet sales in general? The iPad's market share has consistently decreased by about 18 percent over the last few years even as the market as a whole shrank by 7 percent.

"The current IHS forecast calls for 2.8 million iPad Pros to be sold in 2015," Rhoda Alexander, director of Tablet and Notebook Research at the research group, told Apple World Today. "Note that this figure factors in projected production limits. We expect initial demand for the product will be much higher, perhaps as high as five million units so expect Apple to enter 2016 with healthy backorders for the product."

New market intelligence data from ABI Research predicts the installed base of tablets will decrease for the first time in 2016 as growth from first-time buyers shifts to replacement purchases...

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How to use your Apple Watch in Nightstand Mode

watchOS 2 provides a new Nightstand mode for the Apple Watch that allows the smartwatch to serve as a bedside alarm clock. The Digital Crown and side button serve as snooze and off buttons for the alarm. You can enable Nightstand mode via your iPhone or on the Apple Watch itself.

To do so, via your iPhone:

  • Launch the Watch app on your iPhone.
  • Tap General.
  • Scroll down, then slide the switch next to Nightstand Mode to the On position.

To enable Nightstand mode directly on the Apple Watch:

  • Launch the Settings app.
  • Tap General.
  • Scroll down and tap Nightstand Mode.
  • Slide the switch to the On position.

You're ready! Now you can use your watch even when you’re done wearing it for the day. Just place it on its side and connect the charger. The Apple Watch will automatically go into Nightstand mode, a digital display that illuminates whenever you touch the screen,...

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FolderGlance still a great Mac OS X utility after...

Yellow Lemon Software's FolderGlance, a utility for browsing files and folders, is still a solid addition to your Mac's software arsenal after all these years. With version 3.0.5, it's able to resolve aliases on Mac OS X Yosemite. Alias handling on older Mac OS X releases has also been improved.

FolderGlance lets you preview files directly from the contextual menus, as well as move, copy and make aliases of selected files at locations you browse to. For example, its Hover Previews feature lets you automatically preview files while browsing the context menu created by FolderGlance. 

By allowing the mouse cursor to linger over a file shown in one of FolderGlance's context menus for a short time (more on that in a moment), a preview automatically appears on-screen. The preview mode lets you quickly browse a pictures, documents and other files without using your keyboard.

Unless you only use your Mac...

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Camera shootout: How the iPhone 6s compares to the...

If you glance through the iPhone 6s’s specs and list of features, you would be forgiven for thinking that its most important camera upgrade is the sensor on its back-facing camera, which has been bumped from 8 megapixels—which has persisted since the iPhone 4s—to 12 megapixels. Actually, the increase in resolution is the least interesting thing to happen to what is, remember, the most popular camera in the world. Far more exciting is what’s happened to the camera on the other side of the iPhone, and what Apple is doing with video.

To better understand the iPhone 6s’s photographic abilities, and to help you decide if you want to upgrade from its immediate predecessor, we ran some side-by-side tests of the iPhone 6 and 6s. These tests were—how shall we put this?—appropriately scientific. That is, we shot with both iPhones at the same time, but we were taking real world photos, not artificial studio shots of grey cards and ISO testing charts. Also, while we’...

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The final verdict: Which Macworld staffers are...

When Apple Music first launched three months ago, all of us here at Macworld immediately signed up and started grooving to its three-month free trial. (That is, until Prince’s catalog disappeared.) Most of us were already subscribing to other music streaming services, but since Apple Music had a long lead-in period, there was no harm in double-dipping in the musical honey jar.

Our initial reactions were strong, and favorable. We loved its personalized playlists, Siri integration, and the always changing “For You” section. We were thrilled to have a place to legally stream 1989. We even started to enjoy...

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Apple imagines animated 3D Maps with rippling water...

Apple Maps might reach a new level of immersion if Apple opts to integrate newly patented technology that animates water, foliage and other dynamic objects based on touch, motion and sound.

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Monday September 28

L.A. Unified to get $6.4 million in settlement over...

LA Times:

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative $6.4-million settlement over curriculum from education software giant Pearson that the school system said its teachers barely used.

The pact is the latest fallout from an aborted $1.3-billion plan to provide an iPad to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the nation’s second-largest school district.

The Board of Education is expected to vote on the settlement in October. The bidding process that led to the original contract is the subject of an FBI investigation.

This has been a long, drawn out embarrassment for Apple, a company that prides itself on its work with schools. While the case isn’t entirely over, this settlement at least paves the way for all parties to move on.


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Apple expands Flyover coverage to new locales in...

As part of continued effort to build out its in-house mapping service, Apple recently added 3D Flyover assets to a number of cities and landmarks, including multiple locations in France, Italy and Germany.

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Sonos upgrades flagship Play:5 HiFi wireless speaker...

Five years in the making and fifteen months since its last speaker release, all-in-one speaker maker Sonos is ready to unveil its next flagship speaker to the world with the all-new Play:5. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Play:5 is the same name as the previous flagship home speaker from Sonos before today. With its name unchanged, then what […]

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4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated...

At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a laboratory that specializes in origami robots has created one that was inspired by the inchworm. The tiny 4-gram machine called "Tribot" can crawl, jump seven times its...

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Week in review video: iPhones launch, lifesaving...

Each Monday AppleInsider packs all the Apple news you need to know into a fast-paced, 120-second show. Tune in to catch up on hot stories, weekend developments and exclusive features you'll be talking about around the water cooler.

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Apple, Samsung agree to mediate California patent...

In a joint statement filed to a California district court on Monday, Apple and Samsung announced an agreement to participate in court-supervised mediation of their years-long patent dispute.

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Apple to reveal fiscal Q4 2015 earnings on Oct. 27

Apple on Monday announced plans to reveal quarterly financial results for its final fiscal quarter of 2015 on Oct. 27, which will be followed by a conference call expected to shed light on initial iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales, as well as the upcoming fourth-generation Apple TV.

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Apple schedules Q4 2015 earnings call livestream for...

Apple has announced this evening that its fiscal fourth quarter earnings call will take place on Tuesday, October 27th at 2PM PT/5PM ET, with the earnings release dropping roughly thirty minutes before that. The call will report earnings for the three month period ending this month. Last quarter, Apple announced profit of $10.7 billion off of revenue […]

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Apple Announces Record iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus...

Apple has announced it has sold more than 13 million new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models, a new record, just three days after launch. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in more than 40 additional countries beginning October 9 including Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, and Taiwan. The new iPhones will be available in over 130 countries by the end of the year. “Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9.”

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Both Samsung and TSMC confirmed as Apple A9 SoC...

It appears Apple divvied out orders for its A9 system-on-chip design, deployed in the latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, to both Samsung and TSMC, though Samsung's version boasts a significantly smaller footprint thanks to advanced fabrication technologies.

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Apple releases Xcode 7.0.1 with fixes for app...

Apple issued a minor update to Xcode on Monday, fixing several bugs related to the development suite's support for iOS 9 app thinning.

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AWT News Update: September 28, 2015

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iPads in baseball, cameras, and India all make it into this Monday's AWT News Update:

  • MLB gives managers the green light to take iPads into the dugout during games
  • Camera+ co-founder and pro photographer Lisa Bettany compares every iPhone camera since the first
  • GoPro has a new model out that is almost affordable for everyone
  • Tim Cook meets with the Indian Prime Minister

The text edition can be viewed below.

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for September 28, 2015. Our sponsor this week has been Bushel,...

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Apple fixes iOS 9 App Thinning bugs with Xcode...

Following an announcement last week from Apple that it was delaying support for iOS 9’s App Thinning feature due to a bug with iCloud backups, Apple today released Xcode version 7.0.1 to developers to fix related bugs. The feature was implemented in iOS 9 to  allowing developers to trim down the size of large applications […]

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Chipworks: Both Samsung and TSMC are making the A9...

Enlarge / Chipworks confirms that both Samsung and TSMC are manufacturing subtly different A9 processors for Apple. (credit: Chipworks)

The only thing that most people will need to know about Apple's A9 is that it's a whole lot faster than last year's A8. But for those of you who are more interested in chip design, Chipworks has unearthed an interesting tidbit: there are two different versions of the A9 chip, one manufactured by Samsung and another by Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC). Most interestingly, Samsung's version (the APL0898) has a...

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News: Apple to pay LA school district $4.2M for...

Apple is set to pay the Los Angeles Unified School District $4.2 million of a proposed $6.4 million settlement regarding a failed plan to provide the entire district with iPads, the Los Angeles Times reports. The remainder of the money will be made up by not paying for recently purchased Lenovo laptops. The district’s board of eduction will vote on the settlement next month, and if approved, it will bring about the end of the ill-fated partnership…

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Video shows MAME Emulator in action on tvOS-based...

With the Apple TV 4 developer kit in the hands of developers, select software makers are experimenting with different ways to take advantage of the iOS 9-based tvOS operating system. Developer Kevin Smith has created a MAME Emulator for the new Apple TV that is based on a similar port for iPhones and iPads. These special […]

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Apple posts Apple Music walkthrough videos as first...

One of the biggest complaints from users of Apple’s new streaming music service is that the user interface is often confusing and hard to navigate. The radio service, promoted as a standout feature of Apple Music, hardly gets front billing in the app, and non-techy users are often perplexed about where Apple Music and the […]

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Apple Music minisite gets 'Guided Tours'...

Apple on Monday introduced a "Guided Tours" section to its Apple Music minisite, demonstrating some of the service's core functions in a series of videos.

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Apple’s iPhone 6s has two different sized A9...

According to Chipworks, there are actually two different sized A9 processors floating around in the iPhone 6s and 6s plus released last week. That’s not really a surprise because Apple likes to have redundancy, especially when one of the manufacturers is Samsung. We’d heard that both Samsung and TSMC would be producing A9 processors destined […]

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Inateck BH1001 Wireless Sport Headset: Featherweight...

Inateck BH1001 Wireless Sport Headset. Photo ©2015, Steven Sande

The latest in a series of a low cost and high quality accessories from Inateck is a bit different -- the BH1001 Wireless Sport Headset (US$29.99 from Amazon) is an extremely lightweight Bluetooth headset that works with your iPhone or Apple Watch to let you listen to music and make calls without weighing yourself down. For more detailed information on this headset, please visit the Inateck website.


The almost invisible Inateck BH1001 Wireless Sport Headset. Photo by Steve Sande.

Like many of the lightweight sport headsets on the market, the BH1001 uses a cable to connect the two earpieces -- that cable also...

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Los Angeles schools reach $6.4 million settlement...

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Last week, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) reached a settlement with Apple and Lenovo over a conflict involving software from curriculum provider Pearson. Although the conflict involves Pearson and LAUSD primarily, the curriculum provider was a subcontractor under Apple and Lenovo, so the settlement is between the hardware companies and LAUSD, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Apple has agreed to pay LAUSD $4.2 million for the Pearson curriculum, and Lenovo, which also charged the school district for Pearson curriculum, will give the school district...

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How to repair/replace iPhone 6s/6s Plus battery and...

With the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus officially going on sale and delivering to pre-order customers over the weekend, it’s just a matter of time before you smash your display to pieces and drain your battery’s capacity. While some screen breaking and defective batteries might be covered under AppleCare and the 1 year hardware warranty […]

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Major League Baseball updates rules to allow iPads...

Beginning on Monday, Major League Baseball rules will allow the iPad in dugouts for some tasks like checking charts, statistics, and scouting reports, according to an official announcement.

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Samsung Gear VR to Test Virtual Reality's Mass...

Samsung last week unveiled a consumer version of a virtual reality headset adapter that converts Samsung smartphones into head-mounted displays. The move represents a first strike -- ready or not -- as top tech industry players begin to push virtual reality hardware into consumer markets. Taking what they learned from the developer version of the headset, launched last fall, Samsung and partner Oculus VR have imparted several improvements to the consumer version of Gear VR.

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ExtraBITS for 28 September 2015

In ExtraBITS this week, Adam and Josh share details about how to buy an iPhone on the MacJury, Josh discusses iOS 9 on MacVoices, the Apple Watch saves a teenager’s life, and the Oyster ebook subscription service announces it will be shutting down.


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iPhone 6s Launch Sales Record Shows Apple’s...

Apple has announced record sales for the just-released iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, but Adam Engst argues that these numbers reflect Apple’s operational strengths as much as anything else.


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iOS 9 tips: Disconnect from a Bluetooth accessory...

Starting with iOS 9, Apple has made it possible to disconnect an iPhone from a Bluetooth device without the need to "forget" the wireless accessory, making it easier to reconnect without going through the pairing process again.

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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 28...

Notable software releases this week include ClamXav 2.8.5, GraphicConverter 9.7.2, Postbox 4.0.5, LaunchBar 6.5, Fantastical 2.1, and Airfoil 4.9, Nicecast 1.11.6, and Piezo 1.2.9.


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GoPro launches $200 Hero+ camera, cuts price of...

GoPro on Monday revealed a new, lower-cost action camera known as the Hero+, and simultaneously reduced the price of the compact Hero4 Session to $300.

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Inside iOS 9: Apple brings IFTTT-like functionality...

With HomeKit-compatible accessories finally hitting the market, Apple has added new capabilities to its home automation platform in iOS 9 to make smart bulbs, locks, and garage door openers easier to manage and more powerful --?including the ability to define IFTTT-style event chains with new Event Triggers.

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Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring...

Nature Geoscience:

Determining whether liquid water exists on the Martian surface is central to understanding the hydrologic cycle and potential for extant life on Mars. Recurring slope lineae, narrow streaks of low reflectance compared to the surrounding terrain, appear and grow incrementally in the downslope direction during warm seasons.

Our findings strongly support the hypothesis that recurring slope lineae form as a result of contemporary water activity on Mars.

I link directly to the research study because I love the language they use. Bottom line? There is not only water on Mars (we knew that already. It’s in the form of ice) but that it actually flows – “liquid water” – in Mars’ summer months.


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iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive...

MojoKid writes: Underneath the hood of Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models is a new custom designed System-on-Chip (SoC) that Apple has dubbed its A9 processor. It's a 64-bit chip that, according to Apple, is the most advanced ever built for any smartphone, and that's just one of many claims coming out of Cupertino. Apple is also claiming a level of gaming performance on par with dedicated game consoles and with a graphics engine that's 90 percent faster than the previous generation. For compute chores, Apple says the A9 chip improves overall CPU performance by up to 70 percent. These performance promises come without divulging too much about the physical makeup of the A9, though in testing its dual-core SoC does seem to compete well with the likes of Samsung's octal-core Exynos chips found in the Galaxy S6 line. Further, in intial graphics benchmark testing, the A9 also leads the pack in mosts tests, sometimes by a healthy margin, even besting Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810...

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Indian PM invites Apple's Tim Cook manufacture...

During a recent meeting, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to set up local manufacturing in his country, while also bringing up other topics like Apple Pay.

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The iPhone 6s Plus isn't just a great phone, it...

I received my iPhone 6s Plus (128GB and space grey) Friday morning. Though it looks identical to its predecessor (the iPhone 6 Plus), it's a solid upgrade. Following are my first impressions.

My main reasons for upgrading were the camera improvements. These days iPhone is my still camera and digital recorder as well as my mobile phone. The iPhone 6s Plus excels at both of these functions more than any previous Apple smartphone. In fact, I had someone ask me what DSLR camera I had used to take some family photos. He was shocked when I told him I had used my iPhone. 

The latest Apple smartphones sport a 12-megapixel sensor with advanced pixel technology (called Focux Pixels) and an Apple-designed image signal processor. Do most of us really need that many megapixels for our photos? Probably not.  

For most folks, the highest resolution files needed will be for the occasional print or photo book. In...

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News: Russian police investigating Apple for ‘gay...

Emoji depicting same-sex couples have prompted Russian police to launch an investigation into whether Apple is breaking local laws against “promoting homosexuality,” The Telegraph reports. A lawyer in Russia’s Kirov region filed a complaint with local authorities, arguing emoji that came with iOS 8.3 and later versions which depict gay couples kissing and holding hands violate Russian laws against promoting homosexuality to minors.…

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These pictures of you

M.G. Siegler:

Anyone who thinks Apple’s new ‘Live Photos’ element of the iPhone 6s (and 6s Plus) is a gimmick is a fool that doesn’t understand Apple — and may not understand human nature and emotions. I actually think this is one of the more brilliant features Apple has released in a while.

It’s no accident that people with children immediately realize the value in this feature.

I haven’t seen Live Photos in action but it’s been interesting talking to people who have. No one has dismissed it as “just a gimmick” and those with young children echo Siegler – they think it is a brilliant idea.

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News: Users complain about iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist...

Some iOS users are claiming that iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist feature — which uses cellular data to boost browsing speed when an iPhone is connected to a poor quality wireless network — has resulted in large amounts of unforeseen data usage. The feature is automatically turned on when users update to iOS 9, and while the specifics of exactly how much data the feature uses aren’t entirely clear, users without unlimited data plans may want to…

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GoPro HERO+: a wallet-friendly $200 action camera...


GoPro just further expanded its action camera lineup after announcing the HERO+ LCD back in June. The new HERO+ is an even more affordable camera that drops the LCD screen while retaining 1080p60 recording and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The HERO+ can also capture 720p60 video, 8-megapixel photos, time-lapses, and burst mode photos. Other features and specs of the camera include an durable (integrated) housing that’s waterproof down to 131 feet (40m), Bluetooth connectivity, GoPro’s new built-in trimming and sharing, QuikCapture (powering up and starting video recording with one button), and HiLight Tag for selecting key moments while filming.

If you’re looking for a very good and very inexpensive action camera, GoPro is your best bet. This would be a great Christmas gift for a kid who was into BMX or other high motion activities. I’ve been thinking of getting one for my motorcycle until I realized, the video wouldn’t really be all that exciting.


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The ultimate iPhone camera comparison: How does the...

Lisa Bettany:

In the past eight years, each new advancement in iPhone camera technology has made dramatic improvements to image quality. The new 12-megapixel iPhone 6s iSight camera is no exception. With 50% more megapixels than the last four iPhone 8-megapixel models, the iPhone 6s boasts a number of key improvements including: improved auto-focus, local tone-mapping, noise reduction, and colour separation, with that fancy “deep trench isolation” technology Apple is raving about.

In this follow-up post to my previous iPhone comparisons, I present a 9 iPhone comparison from all iPhone versions taken with Camera+ including: the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and the new iPhone 6s, in a variety of real-life situations to test each iPhone camera’s capabilities.

The results are predictable (after all, it’s expected the camera would get better with each generation) but seeing them on the page is very...

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Twocanoes: Winclone and Boot Runner 2 [Sponsor]

Thanks to Twocanoes Software for sponsoring The Loop this week. Makers of Winclone, the best Mac app for migrating, cloning and backing up your Boot Camp partition. This week Loop readers can use the code “theloop” to get 10% off Winclone 5, just in time to backup Boot Camp before upgrading to El Capitan. If you run Boot Camp in labs or classrooms, Boot Runner 2 from Twocanoes is a time saver for remote scheduling of maintenance reboots and an easy to use OS picker for your users. Check out the video or get the 14-day trial and see how easy Boot Runner makes...

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Apple's record setting iPhone 6s launch weekend...

With more than 13 million units sold in the first three days of availability, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus exceeded most market expectations, and analysts responded on Monday by reacting favorably to the announcement from Apple.

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Apple announces sales of more than 13 million iPhone...

It was a good weekend for the iPhone 6s launch.

Apple on Monday announced that the company had sold over 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets in the opening three days of the device’s availability.

The company had previously stated it was on pace to beat last year’s 10 million unit sales record and has cleanly done so, topping its previous record by 3 million units. Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in an additional 40 countries beginning October 9th, albeit China will not be part of the initial rollout.

The iPhone 6s will be available in 130 countries by the end of 2015, with IHS Technology forecasting...

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Google launches Google Keep note-taking app for iOS

If you were looking for Google to create a note-taking service and launch it for iOS, this is the day you’ve been waiting for.

More than two years after launching Google Keep for Android and the Web in March of 2013 and Android Wear in June of 2014, Google Keep has now launched on iOS.

The software allows the following bits of niftiness:
– Capture, edit, share, and collaborate on your notes on any device, anywhere.

– Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep.

– Organize your notes with labels and colors.

– Set and forget. Get reminded about a note at the right time or place.

– Record a voice memo and have it automatically transcribed...

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Apple posts guide to activating, deactivating...

This could come in handy.

Recently, Apple posted full instructions as to how to activate and deactivate Private Browsing in iOS 9. Private Browsing mode protects your private information and blocks some websites from tracking your behavior. Safari won’t remember the pages you visit, your search history, or your AutoFill information.

To turn on Private Browsing, open Safari, then tap Pages icon. Tap Private to turn private browsing on. While Private Browsing is on, Safari appears black or dark instead of white or gray.

If you’re using iOS 7 or earlier on an iPad, open Safari, tap Plus icon to open a new tab, then tap Private.

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Apple sells record-shattering 13 million iPhones...

Apple expected to break records with sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus on launch weekend, and they were right on target: The company sold more than 13 million new iPhones in 12 countries, handily beating last year’s opening weekend record of 10 million phones sold.

“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Monday press announcement. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even...

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Over half of all iOS devices now running iOS 9

Since iOS 9 launched on September 16, analytics firm Mixpanel has been closely monitoring the adoption rate of the new OS by checking the version of devices running apps with Mixpanel's tracking code. Today, just 12 days after the launch of iOS 9, the new mobile operating system is running on 52.33 percent of all iOS devices.

iOS 8 is running on only 40.49 percent of iOS devices, while those devices stuck on iOS 7 or older operating systems make up just a tiny 7.18 percent. It's great to see that so many iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users feel that the new OS is stable and that the upgrade process is so painless. You can keep an eye on the adoption rate numbers yourself at this web page. 

If you're one of the 40.49 percent, why haven't you switched to iOS 9? Let us know in the comments.

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Second-gen Apple Watch likely to wait until mid- to...

A second-generation Apple Watch is predicted no earlier than mid-2016, and will likely feature a thinner size and better performance, according to a Cowen and Company research memo based on a recent tour of Asian suppliers.

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Apple says iPhone 6S and 6S Plus break sales records

Enlarge / The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple announced today that the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have sold a total of 13 million units in their first weekend, continuing the company's tradition of outdoing the previous year's sales every time it introduces a new iPhone model.

There are a few factors that contribute to the increased sales. First, Apple had another week to rack up online preorders ahead of the iPhone's first weekend in stores—the phones usually launch about a week after preorders begin, but this year there were two weeks between the start of...

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DealBITS Discount: Save 50% on Swift Publisher 4

See who won copies of Swift Publisher in last week’s DealBITS drawing, and if you’re not among them, read on to save 50 percent on BeLight Software’s print design software.


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Complicating Details: Notable New Features in...

The operating system for the Apple Watch, watchOS 2, adds important improvements such as native apps and custom complications. Jeff Carlson reveals some of the lesser-known features and details that enhance the Apple Watch experience.


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Kakaku: Mac OS X market share in Japan declines year...

Approximately 97.9% of the total population in Japan now owns at least one personal computer, according to a survey by Kakaku, which provides price, products and other information of merchandise and services including PCs, home electronics, broadband and mobile phone telecommunication fees, food, drink, interiors and cosmetics. That's up 1.8 percentage points year-over-year.

Windows 7 was the most popular operating system with 46.3 percent market share. Windows 10 had 15.3% percent, while Mac OS X had 7.4%, according to Kakaku (as noted by, a global investment newswire). That's down from 11.26 percent in 2014 (based on data from If Kakaku's survey is accurate, Japan seems to be the exception to the rule. Overall, Macs have gained global market share for 33 out of the last 34 quarters.

Kakaku doesn't count tablets in its personal...

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A gallery of real world iPhone 6s and 6s Plus photos

David Pierce took his iPhone 6s and 6s Plus out on the streets and took a bunch of photos. None of these are retouched in any way. Tap on a picture to embiggen.

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