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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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13:00
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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11:29
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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09:13
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
9to5Toys Last Call: Bluetooth 4.1 in-ear headphones...

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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.

Scientific American...

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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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06:39
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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06:07
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
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02:33
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02:31
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01:56
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Wednesday July 15

21:10
Apple's new Hong Kong store to open on July 30

Apple will open its fourth Apple Store location in Hong Kong on Thursday, July 30, the company announced through its retail website, with the three-story Canton Road outlet expected to be one of the largest in Asia.

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21:03
Apple’s Canton Road retail location in Hong Kong to...

Apple today updated its website to reflect that it will open its fourth retail store in Hong Kong on Canton Road at 9:00 AM local time on July 30th. We first saw photos of this store under construction back in February. The store is located at 100 Canton Road in the southern portion of Kowloon in the high-end retail area Tsim Sha Tsui. Plans for the store were announced all the way back in 2013.

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21:01
Popular video app Flipagram's new music deals...

Even if you’ve never heard of or used Flipagram, you’ve seen products of the social app scattered around your social networks. That flipbook of vacation photos that your old high school best friend posted on Instagram? That’s Flipagram’s work. Stitched-together video clips from camp that your kid shared to Facebook? Flipagram. But now the 1.5-year-old app wants people to see those video moments on its own turf, so it’s adding a new feature to lure you in: music.

Flipagram just inked deals with the major record labels and publishers to let its 30 million monthly active users add soundtracks to their videos. Universal, Sony, Warner, and coalitions like Merlin and The Orchard have all opened up their catalogs to Flipagram, so users can search for the latest and great song clips to attach to their ’grams.

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17:48
Ship times for all non-Edition Apple Watch models...

Following severely constrained supply at launch, Apple has gradually built up Apple Watch stock for online and in-store sales, and is now showing ship times of one business day for all aluminum Sport and regular stainless steel models.

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17:29
How to reset your Apple ID password

With Apple ID responsible for iCloud, two-step verification, email preferences and basically all Apple Internet services, forgetting your password can be disastrous. Luckily, Apple built in a password reset method that involves only a few simple steps.

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16:30
Poll: After today’s updates, what lies ahead for the...

Earlier today, Apple released a refreshed iPod touch with a faster processor, improved cameras, and new color and storage options. The iPod shuffle and nano also saw minor refreshes with the two devices now being available in dark blue, pink, and gold variations. Apple’s overdue iPod refresh, however, has prompted many users to wonder if it’s even worth it for Apple to continue investing energy and time into the iPod line of products.

Seth noted earlier today that it seems Apple is very much still interested in the iPod touch market, but not so much the nano and shuffle arena. With that said,...

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15:23
Apple Watch to launch in New Zealand on July 31

Following an imminent mid-month expansion to sales, the next destination for the Apple Watch will be New Zealand, which is getting the device on July 31, according to an updated product page in the Apple Store iOS app.

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15:20
Report: More Americans are getting their daily news...

Facebook and Twitter are increasingly becoming a source for front-page news.

A new report released on Wednesday by the Pew Research Center and the Knight Foundation found that 63 percent of American Facebook and Twitter users rely on the social networks to get their daily news. The last time a similar survey was conducted in 2013, 52 percent of Twitter users and 47 percent of Facebook users said they used social media to get their news fix.

This increase is not just attributed to younger generations, Pew clarified. The growing trend of using Facebook and Twitter as predominant news sources was seen in Americans of all ages, gender, races, education levels and incomes.

To read this...

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15:12
Apple Introduces Best iPod touch Yet

Apple has introduced the best iPod touch yet and unveiled a new lineup of colors for all iPod models, including space gray, silver, gold, pink, and blue. The iPod touch features a new 8-megapixel iSight camera, an improved FaceTime HD camera, the Apple-designed A8 chip, and even better fitness tracking with the M8 motion coprocessor. “iPod touch gives customers around the world access to Apple Music, the App Store, and iOS, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, starting at just $199,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of iPhone, iPod, and iOS Product Marketing. “With big advancements like the A8 chip and the 8-megapixel iSight camera, customers can experience next-level gameplay, take even more beautiful photos and enjoy their favorite music, TV shows, and movies.”

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15:01
Apple's new iPod touch debuts underclocked but...

Wednesday's iPod touch release marked a number of firsts for Apple, including two major modifications to existing technologies in an underclocked A8 system-on-chip silicon and a communications package boasting the Bluetooth 4.1 Core Specification.

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14:48
AWT News Update: July 15, 2015

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Even on this slow news day for Apple, there's plenty to hear about:

  • The new iPod touch brings 6x better performance than its predecessor, as well as new colors and capacities
  • Apple Watch will show up in New Zealand on July 31
  • A Hulu intern makes a cool Apple Watch app
  • I hope Neil Young will remember, Apple Music don't need him around anyhow...

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for July 15, 2015.

One day after all of the tech...

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14:34
Social Networks Funneling More News


News consumption on Facebook and Twitter has increased significantly in the last two years, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center and the Knight Foundation.
Almost two-thirds (63 percent) of Twitter and Facebook members surveyed said they got news from those social networks. For Twitter, that's an 11 point increase from 2013, when 52 percent of its members said they got news there. For Facebook it's a 16 point jump since 2013, when 47 percent of its members said they looked to it for news.

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13:44
Apple releases Mac mini EMI firmware update to fix...

Apple on Wednesday released an EMI update for Mac mini, addressing an issue that could in some cases prevent a USB keyboard from being recognized when waking from sleep.

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13:42
Apple Updates iPod touch, Recolors iPod nano and...

After nearly three years, Apple has updated the iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle. The iPod touch receives updated innards and six new colors, plus a 128 GB model, whereas the iPod nano and iPod shuffle remain unchanged other than the new colors.

 

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13:35
Apple issues Mac mini EFI firmware update 1.8 to...

 

Apple today released a firmware update for the Mac mini to address a USB keyboard-related issue. Labeled Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.8, the update is intended for Apple’s previous Mac mini generation (late 2012) released before the most recent hardware refresh.

Specifically, Apple says the update “addresses an issue that may prevent a USB keyboard from being recognized after the system wakes from sleep.” Owners of the late 2012 Mac mini desktop computer can find the firmware update available in the Updates tab of the Mac App Store. The file measures in at just over 4 MB and requires a system restart or...

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13:35
A Hulu intern just made a clever Apple Watch app

Hulu has come up with exactly the right kind of Apple Watch app, one that turns the wrist-based computer into a simple remote control.

The new app doesn’t try to do too much. You can’t browse the Hulu catalog from the watch, but the assumption is that you’ll want to use a proper remote for that anyway. Once you have a video stream up and running, the Watch app lets you pause the current video stream, rewind in 10-second increments, and toggle closed captioning.

For now, the app supports Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Chromecast, and AirPlay streaming to Apple TV. A prompt to select the playback device appears at launch and can be changed at any time through the app’s settings menu.

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13:32
∞ Neil Young and the quality of streaming music

When I posted earlier today about Neil Young pulling his music catalog from streaming services because of poor quality, I kept wondering why he would do that. Neil is right, quality does matter, but not at all costs. [...]

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13:24
Apple Watch release date for New Zealand scheduled...

After its initial launch in nine countries in April, followed by seven more late last month and a handful of other countries launching later this week, Apple Watch will arrive for customers in New Zealand for the first time on July 31st. Apple has quietly made the announcement on an updated product page within its Apple Store iOS app, as pictured above.

The launch in New Zealand will follow a few...

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13:22
Notes on the new iPods: Bluetooth 4.1, skipped...

As expected, Apple updated its iPod lineup today and I just wanted to add a few notes on the new hardware.

The iPod shuffle and nano lines got new colors but otherwise are the same internally with the 2GB and 16GB storage inside and same skeuomorphic UI for the nano. To me this is Apple saying the long goodbye to these products the same way the iPod classic was ushered out. Expect these to last as long as whatever inventory Apple decides to build.

The new iPod touch is much more interesting. It got the same new color palette and otherwise is the same externally – except losing the unpopular Loop strap. However, internally it gets supercharged with...

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12:47
Is the new iPod touch a harbinger of a 4-inch iPhone...

So after three years, we’ve finally got a new iPod touch. After kicking around with iPhone 4S-era speed, the iPod touch has leaped right over the iPhone 5 and now sports the A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. And at $199 for a 16GB model, it grants access to demanding apps and games for a very good price.

The new iPod touch, for all its advancements, still sports the same 4-inch Retina display as the iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c. And it makes me wonder if maybe, just maybe, it’s the first hint that we’ll be seeing an updated 4-inch iPhone–let’s call it the 6c–this fall.

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12:46
New iPod Touch’s A8 CPU running at 1.1GHz, includes...

The new iPods that Apple announced this morning were outed a couple of weeks ago, but the insides of the new iPod Touch were still a surprise: Apple put an A8 in the new Touch, the same SoC that powers the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The iPod Touch is quite a bit smaller than either iPhone, though, and preliminary benchmarks suggest that the chip's speed has been reduced somewhat to keep the temperature down and the battery life up. Geekbench tests run by TechCrunch say the A8 in the Touch is running at about 1.1GHz, down from 1.4GHz in both iPhones. They also confirm that the A8 includes 1GB of RAM, the same amount as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The scores in that Geekbench run suggest that the slowed-down A8 is ...

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12:38
Neil Young to remove music from streaming services...

Another day, another artist who’ll soon be missing from your streaming playlists.

On Wednesday morning, Neil Young posted a message on his official Facebook page announcing that he’s pulling his music from streaming services.

“Streaming has ended for me. I hope this is ok for my fans,” the artist wrote. By the time of writing, however, Neil Young’s music was still available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify.

While the music industry has vocally criticized streaming services for paying low figures back to copyright-holders, Young claims, “It’s not because of the money.”

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12:34
New iPod touch vs. iPhone 5s: Apple's latest...

Apple surprised on Wednesday by including its latest-generation A8 processor in the latest iPod touch -- a decision that makes it a formidable and highly affordable opponent to the company's mid-range iPhone 5s.

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12:29
Flash Furor Grows Despite Adobe's Latest Fix


Three new vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player have been reported over the past two weeks, triggering a storm of protest and leading Mozilla and Google to ban the plug-in from their Firefox and Chrome browsers. "It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash and to ask the browsers to set killbits on the same day," Facebook CSO Alex Stamos tweeted Sunday. Flash "currently poses a huge risk to security -- these latest events are a perfect example of that," said Kasper Lindgaard, director of research and security at Secunia.

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11:45
Smart camera warns you when guns enter your home

Anxious that you might face an armed home invasion, or that your kids might find the key to the gun cabinet? NanoWatt Design thinks it has a way to give you that crucial early warning. Its crowdfunded GunDetect camera uses computer vision to detect f...

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11:30
The Week in iOS Accessories: Speakers to amp up your...

More for your music

This week’s roundup includes several new speakers for your iOS device—a couple of Bluetooth units, to be sure, but also a “natural induction” device that amplifies your iPhone’s natural sound.

Creative

The $100 Sound Blaster Free is another portable Bluetooth speaker—this one fits comfortably into the water bottle holder on your bike, and contains two passive radiators to create a deep bass sound.

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11:22
Killer iMac 5K Deal: Free Apple TV, Free Canon PIXMA...

AppleInsider this week is teaming up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away a free Apple TV, a Free PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint Printer (or your choice of other accessories) and $40-$170 in instant discounts with each iMac 5K order, plus free shipping and no sales tax collected outside NY & NJ.

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11:20
Seven of the world's weirdest green vehicles

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Green transportation is advancing by leaps and bounds. In just the past few months, we've seen a solar-powered airplane complete historic flights, self-driving vehicles hit the streets and cars make astounding achievements in fuel ef...

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10:55
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The Last Starfighter tested the limits of early computer-generated movie graphics, and it's about to explore uncharted waters once again. Original writer Jonathan Betuel is developing The Starfighter Chronicles, a related TV series (about alien law e...

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10:00
Week of Apple Watch Stands: Nomad Stand for Apple...

Nomad stand for Apple watch. photo ©2015, Steven Sande. All rights reserved

This week Apple World Today has reviews of three Apple Watch charging stands: the Griffin WatchStand, the Nomad Stand for Apple Watch, and Fuse Chicken’s Bobine Watch. Today I’m focusing on the US$69.95 Nomad Stand for Apple Watch.

Design

Of all of the Watch charging stands I’ve looked at, the Nomad Stand is certainly one of the sleekest. It’s a single piece of aluminum in either a silver or space gray finish (sorry, no gold…), with a circular notch for the Watch charging puck and a channel in the back of the swoopy piece to hold the...

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09:41
Google, US government launch plan to bring Fiber...

Google is partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to bring its Fiber Internet service to public and affordable housing projects, the company announced on Wednesday.

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09:04
9to5Toys Lunch Break: the best Prime Day deals,...

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08:40
Apple updates iPod touch line: 64-bit, 8MP camera,...

Apple surprised nobody today by updating the iPod touch line. As we reported late last week, an iPod update was widely expected yesterday, but apparently the company chose to make fools of all Apple bloggers. While the changes to the iPod nano and iPod shuffle were strictly cosmetic -- they now match the revised colors for the iPod touch -- the internals of the iPod touch were definitely given an update.

The new iPod touch uses the 64-bit A8 microprocessor, and there's an M8 motion coprocessor built in as well. The rear camera has a full 8 megapixel resolution, and the device is available in capacities of 16, 32, 64 and an all-new 128GB. The 16GB model is just US$199, with the 32GB weighing in at $249, 64GB at $299, and 128GB at $399. 

The devices ship with iOS 8.4 and Apple Music, making it possible for the...

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08:25
Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod...

Apple has no plans to kill the iPod, despite three years without a major upgrade. On Tuesday the company refreshed the iPod touch, nano, and shuffle, though only the touch got a big overhaul.

All three iPods will now come in gold, dark blue, and pink, but the iPod touch is the only model to get new features under the hood. The touch will come with iOS 8.4 and access to Apple Music, which isn’t surprising, but the new version also adds a 128GB model to the lineup for the first time for $399. A 16GB touch will run you $199, a 32GB for $249, and a 64GB for $299. All models are available in-store today, with Apple throwing in two-day shipping for free if you’d rather buy online.

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08:10
The iPod lives! Mid-year bump adds new colors and...

The iPod lineup hasn't gotten a significant hardware update since 2012, if you can believe it. For the Shuffle and the Nano, this isn't a big deal; dedicated music players stopped evolving pretty much the minute the iPhone started to go mainstream. For the iPod Touch, it was more unfortunate—it's a fully-fledged iDevice and one of the cheapest entry points into the ecosystem, so saddling it with the same Apple A5 SoC as the iPhone 4S for three years was rather unfortunate.

That changes today. Apple has just updated the entire iPod lineup, including new colors for the (essentially unchanged) Nano and Shuffle as well as a significant internal overhaul for the iPod Touch. It picks up a 64-bit chip and an 8MP camera, both of which should make it run iOS 9 and future versions much better than the previous Touch.

All the new iPods come in Space Gray, silver, gold, pink, blue, and red enclosures. The gold color, new to the iPod lineup, looks like...

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08:07
New gold, dark blue and hot pink colors come to...

All three devices in Apple's existing iPod lineup --?the iPod nano, shuffle and touch --?gained three new color options on Wednesday. And while the iPod touch's internal components were overhauled, the iPod nano and shuffle specifications remain unchanged.

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08:03
Apple launches new iPod touch with 64-bit A8 CPU,...

Apple on Wednesday overhauled its iPod touch lineup for the first time in years, debuting a new high-end $399 model with a 128-gigabyte capacity, while giving all versions a 64-bit A8 processor, M8 motion coprocessor, and 8-megapixel rear camera.

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07:59
Chevron announces first Apple Pay-compatible gas...

The very first Apple Pay-compatible Chevron gas pumps have arrived.

The company announced via Twitter that gas pumps that accept NFC payment support – including Apple Pay – have been installed at a gas station on San Ramon Valley Blvd., meaning nearby iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch owners can pay at the pump without reaching for their wallet. More locations will follow suit, but Chevron did not offer a rollout timeline. The company’s tweet did say, “Cupertino coming soon!” in reference to Apple’s nearby campus.

Chevron first revealed plans to incorporate Apple Pay into gas pumps back in December. At the time, Chevron said it was working directly with Apple on the...

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07:59
Apple releases new, faster, iPod touch with 8MP...

 

As we reported this morning, Apple has today launched a new version of the iPod touch, featuring a 64-bit A8 CPU. This breaks a long run of neglect for Apple’s cheapest iOS device, which last received an update way back in 2012. It will be a huge leap in performance over the previous iPod touch which featured an A5 SoC. Both the front and back cameras have been improved, with the back shooter now featuring 8 megapixels of resolution.

The new iPod touch is also available for the first time in gold matching the iPhone and iPad in addition to new dark blue and pink case options. The iPod touch is also getting a storage bump at least at the higher end — there is now a $399 128 GB model. The base $199 iPod touch remains the same with...

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07:53
Apple is reportedly 'close' to securing...

After some earlier setbacks, Apple may once again be firming up plans for its long-rumored streaming TV service.

Sources tell the New York Post that the major broadcast networks are “close” to agreements with their local station affiliates, allowing the networks to negotiate with Apple on the affiliates' behalf. This would remove a major obstacle for Apple, as it wouldn't have to go around the country striking deals with every affiliate to carry channels like ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC.

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07:43
Apple Store down, new iPod models expected today

As of early this morning, the Apple Store web site is down.

The reason for this is most likely iPod-related.

The current rumor is that Apple will be launching its new iPod units. The new models are expected to feature an A8 processor, 8 megapixel camera and arrive in new dark blue, pink and gold colors available across the lineup.

The new models were leaked last week when resources within iTunes 12.2 were studied. It is expected that the iPod touch will get a storage bump with a new 128 GB option for $399. The base iPod price is expected to remain unchanged with the 16 GB SKU priced at US$199. Also notice that the Loop wristband is not visible in the corner of the iPod...

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06:53
Amazon Prime Day kicks off with $49 Kindle, $79...

As a part of Prime Day, an attempt to spur Black Friday-level sales from Prime subscribers, Amazon on Wednesday discounted a number of electronics, including several Kindle readers and Kindle Fire touchscreen tablets.

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06:24
HSBC UK says Apple Pay support coming within 2 weeks

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation's surprising absence from Apple Pay's UK launch earlier this week will not last much longer, the bank has confirmed, with final testing under way and availability said to come within two weeks.

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05:38
The Apple Watch is misunderstood

Ron McElfresh, writing for Mac360, addresses criticism of the Apple Watch in this thoughtful post.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:30
Apple Watch, water and workouts

Great, informative article from Craig Hockenberry on the affect of water on your Apple Watch.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:22
Former iAd exec leaves Apple for being too...

A strong anecdote that shows Apple’s true feelings about privacy.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:00
Google Photos Backup Keeps Collecting Until You Make...


Uninstalling Google's Photos app doesn't turn off backup sync, meaning photos taken with Android devices could be saved to the company's cloud storage, even if the user doesn't intend to store them there, Google acknowledged on Tuesday. The issue came to light last week, when a BizJournals editor reported finding hundreds of family photos he had deleted from his phone stored in Google Photos -- even though he had uninstalled the Google Photos app.

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00:10
Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad...

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year's revamp.

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23:58
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20:52
Apple, other big businesses eye Iranian market after...

Just hours after the U.S. and five world powers entered into an agreement with Iran to remove sanctions in return for a reduction in nuclear weapons capability, companies like Apple are actively looking for inroads into the starved market.

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16:39
Apple's Japanese R&D center to tap into...

Alongside an expanding retail presence, Apple is building out research and development operations around the globe, including a facility in Yokohama, Japan that will reportedly focus on materials, vehicle and health segments.

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16:15
The Week in Mac Apps: Encrypto makes sharing private...

...plus apps for graphic design, STEM education, and more!

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find an app that keep your secrets secret, a bit of science for every occasion, and software that makes capturing your screen as easy as pie.

Affinity Designer 1.3

Serif’s $40 popular Affinity Designer (Mac App Store Link) brings professional-grade vector design at a budget price to your Mac.

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16:05
The Apple iWatch doesn’t exist, but a legal fight...

Remember earlier this year when Apple released the iWatch?

What's that you say? There's no such thing as an iWatch?

Don't tell that to Irish software studio Probendi, which owns a trademark on iWatch, and has filed a petition with a court in Milan saying that Apple is in violation of it, according to Bloomberg.

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15:05
Report: Android Wear Smartwatches to Get Together


It's rumored that the next version of Android Wear, reportedly scheduled for release in August, will bring tap gestures and watch-to-watch communications. The update initially was scheduled for launch on July 28th. "For now, these features simply bring parity between Android Wear and watchOS," said IDC analyst Jitesh Ubrani. These new features "ultimately lay the groundwork for future messaging platforms," but neither platform "offers a compelling use case or killer app, as they're both essentially first-generation products," he added.

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15:00
AWT News Update: July 14, 2015

Photo illustration ©2015, Steven Sande.

Today's Apple news in less than five minutes; that's the AWT News Update!

  • Betas of OS X Yosemite, iOS 8.4 appear in the Apple Developer Center
  • Apple's being sued by an Irish firm over its alleged misuse of the "iWatch" trademark in the EU
  • The New York Post says negotiations are moving along nicely now for Apple's planned streaming TV service for cable cutters

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for July 14, 2015.

Another day, another set of betas. This time it’s the betas for OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4.1. It appears that the new version of OS X won...

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14:59
Chevron rolls out first gas pumps with Apple Pay...

More than six months after promising to support Apple Pay touchless payments at gas pumps, Chevron rolled out the service at a station across the street from its headquarters in San Ramon, Calif.

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13:45
Twitter for iPhone adopts native iOS share sheet...


Twitter has quietly added support for iOS 8’s native, customizable share sheet, replacing its own limited share menu previously used. Custom share sheet support enables users to send URLs and other items to various apps and services on iOS without ever leaving the Twitter app.

This multitasking feature has long been adopted in third-party Twitter clients on iOS including...

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