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Apr 03
Apple posts first public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4

Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 11.4 and tvO 11.4, both of which add support for AirPlay 2.

AirPlay 2 is Apple’s followup to the original AirPlay Wi-Fi-based music playback standard. While Sonos popularized Wi-Fi-based multi-room audio playback, Bluetooth became ubiquitous, and multi-platform Wi-Fi audio standards spread in popularity, Apple lacked a competing story until AirPlay 2.

Messages in iCloud is also back in the iOS 11.4 beta. It allows you to store your iMessages in iCloud.

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Apr 03
iMobie PhoneRescue can now recover forgotten iTunes backup passwords

iMobie says its data recovery software, PhoneRescue 3.7.0 for both Mac and PC, is now able to recover forgotten iTunes backup passwords.

For those iPhone users who forgot their iTunes backup passwords, the utility can purportedly help them get access to their encrypted backups no matter how complicated the password is, as well as restore photos, messages, contacts and other essentials from the backups successfully.

PhoneRescue costs $49.99 for a personal license, and $69.99 for a family license.You can purchase licenses from iMobie’s online store (https://tinyurl.com/y89jzsxd).

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Apr 03
Obvious Matter releases Fossils 1.1.1 for macOS

Obvious Matter has released Fossils 1.1.1 for macOS. The app is designed to help you clean up old and unused files from your computer.

With it, you can browse through your old stuff and preview a file's contents. Then you can decide if you want to archive or delete a file using keyboard shortcuts. Fossils supports previewing a large number of file types, including images, movies, PDF, Word, Pages, Excel, Numbers, Keynote documents, zip files, and more.

It requires macOS 10.12 or later. Fossils costs $4.99 and is available at the Mac App Store (https://tinyurl.com/yamzzvvy).

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Apr 02
Apple releases first developer betas of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, watchOS 4....

Apple has released the first developer betas of iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1. Registered developers can download them from Apple's Developer Center — or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

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Apr 02
Output Factory for Adobe InDesign improves variable subfolder naming

Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory 2.2.9, a maintenance update to company's output automation solution for Adobe InDesign.

Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign and offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, custom scripts integration and more. Version 2.2.9 fixes an issue which prevented users from including text from InDesign document in the variable subfolder name for output files of each InDesign document in the batch.

Output Factory can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $169.95 (there’s a “lite” version for $119.95. A demo is available for download. The update is free for the users of Output Factory 2.x, and $84.97 to upgrade from Output Factory 1.x and BatchOutput. Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.13 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2018.

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Apr 02
illumineX delivers EyeSpy update for macOS with new drifting balloon

illumineX delivered Squeaky, a new drifting balloon character for EyeSpy 2.1 (and higher) to the Mac App Store today.

EyeSpy is a new spin on the classic toy in which cartoon eyes watch your mouse cursor as you work. It includes free original cartoon characters. The Squeaky balloon is available within EyeSpy as an $0.99 in-app purchase.

EyeSpy requires macOS 10.12 or higher. It’s free and available exclusively through the Mac App Store (https://tinyurl.com/yaasaetu). After you download EyeSpy, double-click the EyeSpy Guy character to open the Character Settings panel, where you can select new characters, download additional free characters, and purchase characters as an in-app purchase.

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Mar 30
iFunia updates Free YouTube Downloader for Mac to version 5.2.0

iFunia Studio (www.ifunia.com) has announced a 5.2.0 update for its Free YouTube Downloader for Mac, which now can convert YouTube to MP3 and download 2K, 4K, and 8K videos. It also sports an optimized user interface.

iFunia Studio is a free download. There’s also a pro version available for $39.99.

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Mar 30
Tembo for macOS revved to version 2.2

Houdah Software has released Tembo 2.2, an update to the file search utility for Mac. It’s a search tool based on the Spotlight engine.

Tembo is designed to make finding documents, mail messages, bookmarks, images and more as easy as possible. Version 2.2 brings refinements and under-the-hood improvements.

Tembo requires macOS 10.10 or higher. It costs $15 for a single-user license and $22 for a family license. A demo is available for download (https://www.houdah.com/tembo/). Upgrades from previous versions are priced $6.95 and $9.95. respectively.

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Mar 30
Agenda announced for 17th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet

The Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG Network) has announced the 17th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet to take place on Tuesday, April 10, in the Brasilia Ballroom at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.

Oscar nominee film editor Dylan Tichenor ACE is scheduled to headline the event. The agenda has now been set. Tickets are on sale online only for $15 each, plus ticket fee. The price is $10 for students and teachers with a valid ID. There will also be presentations from Blackmagic Design, Adobe, frame.io, HP/NVIDIA, Atomos and more. Rounding out the evening will be the "World Famous Raffle," where the total value of prizes has now reached over $101,000.00 including a Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio System worth over $29,995.00

Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with the SuperMeet Vendor Showcase featuring 23 software and hardware developers including Adobe, Blackmagic Design, Frame.io, HP/NVIDIA, Atomos, Digital Anarchy, Adobe Stock, B&H, Future Media Concepts, Master...

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Mar 29
Apple launches macOS High Sierra 10.13.4

Apple has updated macOS to version 10.13.4. It’s available via the Updates section of the Mac App Store. According to the release notes, the upgrade improves the stability, performance, and security of your Mac, and it is recommended for all users. This update:

° Adds support for Business Chat conversations in Messages in the U.S.

° Adds support for external graphics processors (eGPUs).

° Fixes graphics corruption issues affecting certain apps on iMac Pro.

° Allows jumping to the right-most open tab using Command+9 in Safari.

° Enables sorting Safari bookmarks by name or URL by right clicking and choosing "Sort by..."

° Fixes an issue that may prevent web link previews from appearing in Messages.

° Helps protect privacy by only AutoFilling usernames and passwords after selecting them in a web form field in Safari .

° Displays warnings in the Safari Smart Search Field when interacting with password or credit card forms on non...

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Mar 29
Apple releases Swift 4.1

Apple has released Swift 4.1 (https://swift.org/download/) for developers, an upgrade of its programming language. It contains updates to the core language, including more support for generics, new build options, as well as minor enhancements to Swift Package Manager and Foundation.

There was also significant progress made in stabilizing the ABI, according to Apple. Swift 4.1 is a minor language release. It is source compatible with Swift 4.0.

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Mar 29
Apple debuts tvOS 11.3

Apple has announced tvOS 11.3, which includes frame rate matching features that were previously only available on the Apple TV 4K.

You can obtain the update by going into the Settings app on your Apple TV. Choose System > Software Updates > Update Software. The Apple TV will restart and install the software.

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Mar 29
Apple posts watchOS 4.3

Apple has released watchOS 4.3 for the Apple Watch. You install it via the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. According to Apple the upgrade:

° Let’s you Control volume and playback on HomePod from your Apple Watch;

° Restores the ability to control music on an iPhone;

° Allows you to use any orientation for Nightstand charging mode;

° The Siri watch face now shows progress towards closing Activity rings and when new songs are added to Apple Music mixes;

° Resolves an issue where Activity achievements were incorrectly awarded for some users;

° Fixes an issue where Siri music commands were not working for some audio devices.

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Mar 29
Apple releases iOS 11.3 for iOS devices

Apple has released iOS 11.3 for its iPhone and iPad line *with a Battery Health tool, a Health Records feature, ARKit 1.5, Business Chat, new Animoji, and more. You can download it by going to the Settings App, selecting General, then choosing Software Update.

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Mar 29
IK Multimedia releases Syntronik Deluxe for Mac/PC

IK Multimedia (www.ikmultimedia.com) has announced Syntronik Deluxe, the expanded version of the synth powerhouse for Mac and PC systems. It adds five new synths, available both as a collection or as separate synths.

Syntronik offers a collection of vintage synthesizers. Syntronik Deluxe adds 500 new instrument presets, 18GB of new sounds, and more than 22,000 new samples for a new total of 22 synths, 2,600 instrument presets, 80GB of sound content and more than 120,000 samples.

Current Syntronik users can upgrade to Syntronik Deluxe for $99.99 or purchase any of the new synths individually. For new users the cost is $269.99

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Mar 29
WYSIWYG LaTeX Mac app Compositor receives update, now runs e-TeX

Karl Traunmueller has released Compositor 1.1, an update to the LaTeX Mac app. It brings real-time WYSIWYG capabilities to LaTeX, the document preparation system widely used in academia for preparation of scientific and technical publications.

Version 1.1 now runs e-TeX, an extended version of TeX developed by the NTS project. The next version, 1.2, scheduled for release by end of April, will bring improved support for more commonly used LaTeX packages.

A fully-functional 60-day free trial is available for download from the product's website (http://compositorapp.com). Licenses can be purchased from the product's online store at an early-adopter price of $19. The purchase includes all future updates, including major version updates.

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Mar 29
Creaceed unveils collaborative whiteboard for the iPad and Apple TV

Creaceed has unveiled Inko (https://creaceed.com/inko), a peer-to-peer collaborative whiteboard app for the iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV.

It lets users draw collaboratively in real time on the same canvas from multiple devices, offering network-less connectivity, as well as live TV mirroring and interaction. It also supports the Apple Pencil.

Inko 1.0 is available immediately as a free download on the Apple App Store, and is localized in 12 languages. The free version provides an unlimited number of canvases for personal use without limitation, and lets two or more users try the collaboration feature for a 60-second time-limited session. To remove this limitation, two purchase options are provided. The Apple TV companion app is a free download on the App Store and has no limitation

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Mar 28
Apple releases iOS 11.3 for the new iPad

Apple has released iOS 11.3. However, it’s only for the new 9.7-inch iPad announced this week. Once you get your hands on one, you can download iOS 11.3 over-the-air using the Settings app. To access the update, go to Settings --> General --> Software Update.

Hopefully, iOS 11.3 will roll out ASAP for other iPads and iPhones. iOS 11.3 introduces new features, such as Messages on iCloud for storing your iMessages in iCloud, ARKit 1.5, and a "Battery Health" feature designed to provide iOS users with more information about their batteries.

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Mar 28
Apple, Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University bring coding...

Apple has announced a new collaboration with Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University to offer free professional learning to teachers across Chicago, designed to give educators the tools they need to bring coding and computer science into the classroom.

They’ll establish a Center for Excellence at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, which will serve as a teaching and learning hub to introduce high school teachers to Apple’s Everyone Can Code curriculum. This collaboration will help expand opportunities for local teachers, giving them new expertise to share with their students, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Everyone Can Code is a program designed by Apple to help everyone learn how to code using a Swift curriculum. The program includes a range of free resources, from helping students explore basic coding concepts to building fully functional apps.

Teachers will also have the opportunity to be trained on the App Development with Swift...

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Mar 28
Imagine Products, StorageDNA partner for myLTOdna interface

Imagine Products — creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets — and StorageDNA — which specializes in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals —have collaborated on an integrated solution that enables random access to files on an LTO tape, essentially turning it into a hard drive with dnaLTFS.

The new joint solution is called myLTOdna. It’s an integration between Imagine Products’ myLTO tape-authoring application and StorageDNA’s HyperTape high performance direct access tape solution powered by dnaLTFS. The result is a simple and intuitive user interface with which to administrate HyperTape operating modes manually, or automatically from creative applications such as Imagine Products’ PrimeTranscoder — a process that is highly preferable to command line operations, says Tridib Chakravarty, CEO and president of StorageDNA

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Apr 12
Spending on security solutions to reach $91 billion in...

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $91.4 billion in 2018, an increase of 10.2% over the amount spent in 2017, according to IDC. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years as industries invest heavily in security solutions to meet a wide range of threats and requirements, adds the research group.

IDC says worldwide spending on security solutions will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.0% over the 2016-2021 forecast period and total $120.7 billion in 2021.

"Banks, discrete manufacturers, especially within the high-tech sector, and the federal government are spending the most on security to avoid large scale cyber-attacks and adhere to regulatory compliance," said Eileen Smith, program director, Customer Insights and Analysis. "Looking ahead to 2021, as the need the to protect IoT connected devices and infrastructure becomes paramount, industries like telecom and state...

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Apr 10
Strategy Analytics: third party messaging apps better...

Consumers are becoming less social in person by becoming more social “virtually” through advanced messaging features, according to Strategy Analytics (www.strategyanalytics.com). Achieved through pre-installed RCS platforms and self-installed third party messaging apps, these platforms are providing a more consistent, expressive and compelling messaging experience for the sender, according to the research group.

Key findings from Strategy Analytics’ report include:

° Unlike SMS - a universal standard available across all phones - social messaging apps are run by third-party companies and need to be downloaded separately. This does mean however, that OTT messaging apps are consistent across all devices, regardless of operating system.

° Features that attract users are critical to the success of social messaging apps. Capabilities such as payment or game options within one app make...

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Apr 10
Consumer robotics revenues to reach $23 billion by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that domestic aide robotics will drive consumer robotics hardware revenues from an estimated $6.4 billion in 2018 to nearly $23 billion by 2022. That’s an increase of over 250%.

Juniper says that domestic aide robots, such as robotic vacuum cleaners, will account for 73% of total revenues by 2022. This will be due to increasing popularity of such devices from iRobot, Dyson and Samsung. These have been joined by lower cost devices, which will broaden the segment’s appeal.

The research group found that, despite popularity of domestic aide robots, the biggest growth area of consumer robotics will be in the educational area, representing an average annual growth of 40% in hardware revenues. Companies such as Anki and Wonder Workshop are joining established players like LEGO in providing robotics focused on programming. Juniper...

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Apr 06
IDC forecasts growth for connected devices in key...

IDC (www.idc.com) has published results from its newest Tracker research program covering the fast-growing market of Smart Home Devices. In 2017, 433.1 million smart home devices were shipped worldwide, growing 27.6% from the previous year.

Looking ahead, IDC anticipates a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% as the market balloons to 939.7 million devices shipped in 2022. Within the smart home market, the smart speaker category, which includes devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, will remain the fastest growing category throughout the forecast. Meanwhile, shipments for most other categories, with the exception of video entertainment products, will experience a double-digit CAGR during the same period.

"The smart home market is still in its infancy but we're already seeing some significant changes in consumers' and vendors' approach," said Jitesh Ubrani senior research analyst for IDC Mobile Device...

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Apr 05
5G Boost won’t save vanishing wireless connectivity...

There will be 9.0 billion user-linked subscriptions to wireless services by 2023, up from 7.7 billion today according to new forecasts from Strategy Analytics (www.strategyanalytics.com). The research group predicts that 5G adoption will follow a comparable path to that seen by 4G LTE, but warns that there’s limited growth left in connectivity revenue for service providers.

Key findings of the report include:

° Wireless service revenue will peak in 2021 at US$881 billion, just 3% above the level forecast for 2018.

° User-linked mobile 5G connections will grow from 5 million in 2019 to 577 million in 2023 (excluding fixed wireless applications and industrial IOT). These will account for 10% of connectivity revenue in 2023.

Prior to the launch of 5G services, there is considerable time for 4G LTE platforms to evolve though LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro technologies....

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Apr 03
Connected clothing to become a $1 billion industry in...

A new study from Juniper Research (www.juniperresearch.com) has found that the wearables market has begun to shift away from wrist-based devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, with other device categories forecast to grow much faster.

The research group ranks the fastest growing wearable sectors, in terms of shipments and compound annual growth rates (CAGRs), over the next two years as: connected clothing (102%), smart glasses (98%), smart jewelry (55%), hearables (31%), and smart watches (31%).

Juniper forecasts that the total smart wearables market will reach nearly 350 million devices shipped by 2020. The market is currently dominated by smartwatches and activity trackers, with 137 million devices expected to be shipped in 2018. However, growth will slow, shipping almost 190 million by 2020 as the lifecycle of devices lengthens as fewer new features and a software focus delay...

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Apr 03
Gartner: I&O skill gaps to cause business...

Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. (www.gartner.com). Successful I&O organizations will need to implement vastly different roles and technologies during the next five years, adds the research group.

Gartner forecasts that, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5%. Moreover, by 2021, 40%of IT staff will hold multiple roles, most of which will be business-related rather than technology-related. 

"What made I&O leaders successful in the past is not what will make them thrive in the future," said Hank Marquis, research director at Gartner. "Instead of focusing on the 'what' of I&O jobs — such as technical knowledge, education and training — I&O leaders need to shift their focus to the 'how' — the behavioral...

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Apr 02
The Northern Spy: history’s most ironic question

By Rick Sutcliffe

The Spy notes and passes on verbatim with little comment (it is its own commentary) the following advertisement:

Is your target audience completely persuaded?

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We begin by comparing your targets with our general population, analyzing their vulnerabilities within their particular social environment, and weaving a fabric of data around them that reinforces their proclivities in directions most favourable to you. This can be as simple as reinforcing the beliefs they evidence by virtue of the context of their very social connections--a few posts here and there from people they...

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Apr 02
More than 25% of companies expect to be breached...

Nearly four in five companies (79%) were hit by a breach in the last year, according to new research from Balabit (www.balabit.com), a provider of privileged access management and log management solutions.

The report also revealed that seven out of ten (68%) businesses expect to be impacted by further breaches this year, with more than a quarter anticipating a breach to occur within the next six months. The Balabit survey was deployed in the UK, France, Germany and the U.S., and reveals the attitudes of 400 IT and security professionals surrounding their IT security concerns, their experience with IT security breaches, their understanding of how and when breaches occur, and the strategies they’re using to combat hackers.

According to Balabit, the majority of businesses know very little about the nature of the security breaches that take place within their organizations. While a high percentage of companies...

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Apr 02
Security-as-a-Service grows 21% in 2017

2017 has seen a steep increase in adoption of Security-as-a-Service  (SaaS), thanks to its multiple advantages compared to software licensing, according to Canalys (www.canalys.com). However, this fast change in revenue stream is creating headaches for vendors who have to rework forecasts for 2018 to not disappoint investors, adds the research group.

Security-as-a-service (SaaS) registered strong growth in 2017 at 21% to US$4 billion, following the rise in adoption of cloud solutions for enterprises. This growth was double the pace compared to the rest of the security market with software and hardware growing respectively 5% and 10% year-on-year to reach $27 billion combined. Canalys estimates the total security market was US$31 billion in 2017, up 10% overall.

“In the past year, Vendors like Cisco, McAfee and Trend Micro have strengthened their cloud portfolio, which now includes a wider range of products...

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Reviews and Kool Tools

ROLI’s Songmaker Kit (www.ROLI.com) is a portable music studio for creating a track anywhere. It combines the Seaboard Block and Lightpad Block M, two cutting-edge controllers. The tactile, touch-responsive surfaces of... Read more »
Razer’s (www.razer.com) $39.99 Razer Goliathus Chroma is a multi-color LED version of Razer’s = soft mouse mat that gamers can now customize with up to 16.8 million color options and an array of lighting effects.   It... Read more »
Morel’s Nomadic Audio Speakase is a portable Bluetooth speaker and travel carry-on hybrid that transforms the suitcase’s interior volume into a large-scale hi-fi speaker. Its design won a 2018 Consumer Electronics Show... Read more »
TRENDnet’s (www.TRENDnet.com) $99.99 Mini USB-C HD Docking Cube (the TUC-DS1) is a compact docking station that supports high-resolution HD video, and extends or mirrors your notebook’s display. TRENDnet’s Mini USB-C HD... Read more »

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Saturday November 27

15:52
Best Buy Cyber Monday deals discount iPhones, TVs,...

Black Friday weekend continues through to Cyber Monday, and Best Buy is offering a wide variety of deals, including saving up to $900 on an iPhone 13 Pro and up to $500 on select MacBook Pro models.Best Buy is among the retailers offering steep discounts on computers, electronics, and other products throughout the Black Friday to Cyber Monday period. While this includes Apple products, there's also the opportunity to buy some reduced audio gear, televisions, and even some items to get your home in shape for the rest of the holiday season.

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15:00
B&H issues triple-digit price cuts on Apple...

Black Friday deals are still going strong, with new bargains added to the mix that end Sunday, driving prices down to as low as $1,069 for models with 16GB of RAM.Exclusive Black Friday weekend dealsIn addition to hundreds of Black Friday deals that have been extended to run through the weekend, B&H has issued three new promotions that offer readers extensive price drops on popular M1 MacBook Air and 24-inch iMac models. Each configuration has 16GB of memory, double that of the standard model.

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13:59
Pixelmator Pro 2.3

Major update that adds an automatic background removal feature, automatic subject selection, and a Select and Mask tool. ($39.99 new, free update, 433.4 MB, macOS 10.15+)

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12:04
∞ BBEdit 14 on Big Sur and the M1 Mac

My thanks to BBEdit for sponsoring The Loop this week. There’s a lot to love about software I’ve been using for more than 20 years and now BBEdit, the power tool for text, is ready for Big Sur and M1-powered Macs and was just updated to version 14!

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10:46
Who Would You Like To See on Mac Geek Gab?

Have you been enjoying the guests on Mac Geek Gab? Have a guest you want to see on the show?

Let us know at feedback@macgeekgab.com

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10:08
Pela Apple Watch band review: A sleek, eco-friendly...

Pela's environmentally responsible Apple Watch bands are a sleek, stylish, and comfortable way to outfit your wrist while also not bringing any undue harm to our planet.Pela Apple Watch strapCases are one of the most environmentally damaging aspects of the smartphone industry. Many users will go through multiple cases during the lifespan of the phone, and while a lot of the phone's components can be recycled (or handed down), and there are various programs to facilitate this, it's not quite the same for cases.

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09:46
Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off and...

Apple's brand-new 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro is on sale for $2,199 thanks to an exclusive Cyber Monday discount, and AppleCare is $80 off too. Act fast, though, as these holiday deals won't last long.16-inch MacBook Pro Cyber Monday dealUnlocking the MacBook Pro deals at Adorama can be done in two easy steps:

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06:58
Best deals Nov. 27: Up to $200 off iPad Pro, $160...

Alongside 12.9-inch iPad Pro discounts, Saturday's best deals include 30% off a gaming chair and $170 off a resin 3D printer.Best Deals for November 27The internet has a plethora of deals each day, but many deals aren't worth pursuing. In an effort to help you sift through the chaos, we've hand-curated some of the best deals we could find on Apple products, tech accessories, and other items for the AppleInsider audience.

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05:19
Compared: Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro versus...

Apple directly compared the graphical capabilities of the 16-inch MacBook Pro against the MSI GE76 Raider gaming notebook at its launch. Here's how it fares against the rest of the notebook's specifications.16-inch MacBook Pro vs GE76 RaiderApple's launch of its M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, as used in the 14-inch MacBook Pro and 16-inch MacBook Pro, involved a lot of comparisons against other notebooks on the market. One such comparison was against the MSI GE76 Raider, model number 11UH-053, used to gather "High-end discrete PC laptop graphics performance data."

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Friday November 26

16:25
These Black Friday Apple deals on Amazon are at risk...

With mere hours remaining before Black Friday morphs into Black Friday weekend, these Apple deals on Amazon are at risk of selling out — or ending entirely.Top pick: AirPods Pro with MagSafe for $159

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14:05
The best deals on smartwatches, fitness trackers and...

Wearables are getting to be as ubiquitous as smartphones, but that also means companies like Apple and Samsung are making better and more expensive devices. Regardless of if you prefer a smartwatch, fitness tracker or another kind of wearable, it's best to wait until a big sale — like Black Friday — to get one for the best price possible. This year, a bunch of wearables have been discounted and we picked out the best ones here as you don't have to go searching for them.

Apple Watch SE

The Apple Watch SE has been knocked down to $219, which is $60 cheaper than usual. This is the best Watch for wearable newbies as well as those with tight budgets. We gave it a score of 88 for its responsive performance, comfortable design and solid feature set for the price.

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13:15
The best deals on baby gadgets we found for Black...

Parenthood, while constantly entertaining, is also one of the most eye-ball meltingly frustrating experiences I’ve personally ever had. At the end of the day, I do not have patience for any additional extra hassles, be it an unresponsive device, lagging apps or diaper wipes that come out 15 at a time. There are some parenting gadgets that are actually worth your money because they can make life with new babies much more convenient, and some of our favorites are on sale for Black Friday. We’ve tried out nearly every product below so we can vouch for their advantages, functionality and what really counts as a good deal for the holiday shopping season. That way you can save all your patience for the toy cars, houses and high chairs you're going to have to build after Christmas. 

Nanit Pro baby monitorNanit

Nanit earned a space in our best baby monitor guide because of the crisp, clear details...

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12:29
LG appoints new CEO to lead its beleaguered...

LG has appointed a new CEO to lead its electronics business. Starting December 1st, current Chief Strategy Officer William Cho will take over for Bong-seok Kwon as the CEO of LG Electronics. Meanwhile, according to The Korea Herald, Kwon will head up LG’s main holding company. Cho has been with LG Electronics since 1987. Prior to his most recent role, he served as the president of LG Canada, and later had the same role at LG Australia and LG USA.

Cho is about to take the reins of LG Electronics at an inflection point for the company. It recently shut down its mobile division in July after the unit failed to make a profit in 23 consecutive quarters. At this point, LG Electronics is...

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12:00
The best Black Friday tech deals you can get for...

Many people will be searching for discounts on big-ticket items this Black Friday — high-end headphones, game consoles, fancy smartwatches and the like. But there are plenty of tech deals out there today that won't burn a hole in your wallet — and not only can they make good gifts, but some are also solid purchases for yourself. If you're in need of a new charging cable, an extra SD card for your Nintendo Switch or an affordable streaming stick for that new TV you just bought, these are the deals to consider this Black Friday.

Anker charging gadgets

For Black Friday only, Anker charging devices are up to 56 percent off at Amazon. Not everything in this sale is under $50, but many accessories are — this includes a two-pack of the PowerPort Nano charger for $20, the new Nano II 65W...

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11:45
Bitwig Studio 4.1 adds powerful new Note FX for...

Bitwig is still something of an upstart in the world of digital audio workstations (DAW), but the rate at which it keeps improving and expanding its powers is truly impressive. With the official release of Bitwig Studio 4.1 the company is leaning hard into the sort of unpredictable and generative musical ideas it already excels at.

The big news in 4.1 is a collection of eight new Note FX bringing the total to 23. These allow you to manipulate MIDI on a per-note basis, for example by using an arpeggiator. But the eight new additions get a little more experimental and some take inspiration from the world of physics to deliver semi-random results. Dribble, for example, triggers notes based simulating a bouncing ball, repeating them "until gravity wins." Ricochet is similar except notes careen around a "room",...

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11:40
Chipolo Black Friday Sales for Finding Your Stuff

The holiday shopping season is kicking into high gear, and Chipolo has some great deals. For your loved ones prone to losing their prized possessions, these bargains can get you as much as half off the accessories’ retail prices. Take a look at the Chipolo Black Friday weekend sale.

The Chipolo Black Friday Weekend Deals

These Chipolo Black Friday bargains are good until Monday morning, November 29, 2021.

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11:10
The best gaming deals you can get for Black Friday

When you’re a gamer, you’ve always got an eye out for good deals on your favorite titles. For hardware and accessories it’s a bit trickier though — they don’t go on sale as often, and it’s hard to tell what will serve your needs best. However, we’ve found a few intriguing picks worth checking out this Black Friday, either because you’re in the market to upgrade your battle station, or you just want to try something new but not spend a lot of money while doing so.

8Bitdo Sn30 Pro+

8Bitdo has a reputation for making comfortable, affordable game controllers, and we thought the Sn30 Pro+ was its best yet for the Nintendo Switch when it first came out. The wireless accessory has a design based on the iconic SNES controller with a plethora of buttons and handles that rival the comfort...

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11:00
Anime film ‘Belle’ highlights when parasocial...

For the past few decades it’s been de rigueur for science fiction stories to be set in virtual worlds, from the early neon-lined stylings of Tron to the hedonistic pop cultural temple of Ready Player One. The stories once treated these places like a fantasy world on par with Middle Earth or Hyrule, but as we’ve edged closer to them existing in reality they’ve gotten a lot more humdrum, maybe even ordinary. With this shift we’ve seen the real and virtual worlds increasingly collide, and it’s that interconnection between the two that forms the core of the new anime film Belle, arriving in US theaters in January.

Belle is the latest movie from Mamoru Hosoda, the director who brought us time-travel adventures like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Mirai. But he’s also known for Summer Wars, a movie that posited a world where everything is connected in the virtual...

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10:58
Best Black Friday iPad deals: Save up to $200...

Black Friday discounts on Apple's iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro are now available from multiple retailers with big savings for this shopping event.Every year AppleInsider gathers the best deals for Black Friday and rounds them up for our readers. Apple doesn't do much to participate, but other major retailers including Amazon, Target, and more have steep discounts on the popular tablet lineup.Featured deal: Save $200 on this iPad Pro on Black Friday only

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Italian Regulator Hits Apple, Google, With Fine Over...

Italy’s antitrust regulator announced on Friday that it has issued Apple and Google with fines of €10 million ($11.2 million) each. It said the fines related to “aggressive practices” when using commercial data. Both companies intend to appeal, Reuters reported.

Apple Google Italy Antitrust Regulator Data Allegations ‘Wrong’

The Italian antirust regulators said both Apple had Google had failed to provide “clear and immediate information” about how they collect and use the data of customers who use their services.

It said Apple customers do not have a choice on accepting data usage terms and conditions. Responding in a statement, Apple said the regulator was “wrong”:

We provide industry-leading transparency and control to all users, so they can choose what information to share or not, and how it’s used.

In...

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10:25
Novation's Circuit Rhythm groovebox is $100 off...

Novation has dropped the price of one of its most recent grooveboxes by 25 percent for Black Friday. Until December 6th, sampler enthusiasts and beatmakers can snag the Novation Circuit Rhythm for $300, a discount of $100.

Buy Novation Circuit Rhythm at Amazon - $300

Circuit Rhythm builds on the simple screen-free workflow that helped make the original Circuit such a hit. This groovebox is focused on sampling, and it seems Novation was inspired by the Roland SP series.

We gave the Circuit Rhythm...

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Saturday November 27

08:21
An Apple patent covers an AR Headset that could advance...

Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled "An Apple patent reveals an AR Interface feature for Headsets & Glasses that will allow users to control external devices with in-air gestures." The patent related to AR interfaces, and more specifically, to techniques for controlling external devices like a TV using a next generation augmented reality interface included with mixed reality headsets and glasses that work with in-air gestures as noted in our report's cover graphic. Today, we cover a second patent covering this subject matter of HMD applications with one major application pertaining to TV

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06:00
Top Stories: Black Friday Deals, Apple Delays Digital ID...

The holiday shopping season is now upon us, with this week's news being dominated by Black Friday deals that started popping up early in the week and will carry on into next week, so make sure to check out our coverage to find the best prices on gear for Apple fans.

Black Friday wasn't the only topic of discussion this week, however, as other popular stories including Apple revealing that it's pushed back the launch of digital IDs in the Wallet app to early 2022, Android users getting an update to improve the handling of iMessage reactions, and Tim Cook discussing Apple's recently announced self-service repair program. Read on for details on these stories and more!

Best Black Friday Deals on Apple Watch, AirPods Pro, MacBook Pro, and More

Black Friday has unofficially kicked off the holiday shopping season with many discounts on Apple products available from resellers like Amazon and Target. We've...

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05:03
Apple became the #1 Brand in China in October for the fi...

A new analytical report states that Apple had surpassed China's top brand vivo in October 2021 to become the largest smartphone OEM in China...

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Friday November 26

11:00
MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Luna Display Adapter That Turn...

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Astropad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Luna Display adapter that can turn an extra Mac or iPad into a secondary display for a primary Mac or even a Windows PC.

Priced at $130, the Luna Display adapter is designed to plug into a Mac or a PC using a USB-C port on newer machines, a Mini DisplayPort (older Macs), or an HDMI port (PCs), and when paired with the Luna Display software, a main Mac or PC can be connected to an ‌iPad‌ or another Mac using WiFi.

With this setup, you can take advantage of older hardware or add an extra display to your workflow without having to spend money on another device. It's...

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10:45
DisplayLink Manager Now Supports External Display Rotati...

Synaptics today released a new beta version of DisplayLink Manager for macOS with long-awaited support for external display rotation on M1 Macs. A company representative said a final release is planned by late December provided that beta testing is successful.

DisplayLink adapters have proven popular with M1 models of the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, as they allow for multiple external displays to be connected, despite Apple's tech specs indicating that the notebooks only support one external display. DisplayLink Manager helps with setting up external displays via DisplayLink.

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06:18
An Apple patent reveals an AR Interface feature for Head...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to reality interfaces, and more specifically to techniques for controlling external devices like a TV using a next generation augmented reality interface included with mixed reality headsets and glasses that work with in-air gestures as noted in our report's cover graphic.

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05:09
Huge List of Black Friday Deals on iPhone and Mac Cases,...

Black Friday is in full swing today, and in this article we're highlighting some of the best deals that you can find online among popular third-party accessory makers like Twelve South, Nomad, Satechi, and many more. Visit our Black Friday Roundup for a deeper dive into the best sales going on today.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

Many Black Friday deals are known to sell out fast, so keep that in mind when browsing our posts and shopping online today. If you see something you're interested in, be sure to snag it quickly.

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04:58
Best Black Friday iPhone Deals Available Today

Cellular carriers have always offered big savings on the newest iPhone models in holidays past, and Black Friday 2021 is no different. Right now we're tracking notable offers on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro devices from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. For even more savings, keep an eye on older models like iPhone SE.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

If you're looking for something other than iPhones, be sure to visit our Black Friday 2021 Roundup for all of the best deals and discounts happening today.

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Read our buyer's guides comparing your various options.

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04:55
Best Black Friday Apple Watch Deals Available Today

The Apple Watch always makes a great gift around the holiday season, and for Black Friday 2021 we're tracking a few solid offers on numerous models of the Apple Watch. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on the new Apple Watch 7, but the best money-saving discounts will be found on older models like the Apple Watch Series 3 and SE.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

If you're looking for something other than Apple Watch, be sure to visit our Black Friday 2021 Roundup for all of the best deals and discounts happening today.

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Read our buyer's guides comparing your various options.

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04:48
Best Black Friday iPad Deals Available Today

Although Black Friday sales began as early as October in 2021, the shopping holiday is now officially underway and we're highlighting the best sales for each of Apple's product lines. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on iPad Pro and iPad mini.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

These sales include numerous all-time low prices and some steep discounts, but this year iPad Black Friday discounts aren't as numerous. The biggest discounts come from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and in total you can get up to $250 off iPad Pro this week. Typically, most sales can be found on Amazon below, but a few other retailers are matching, or offering their own discounts.

If you're looking for something other than iPads, be sure to visit our ...

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04:43
Best Black Friday HomePod Mini Deals Available Today

Black Friday 2021 kicked off earlier this morning, and solid deals across Apple's product lineup are available online right now. Although you won't find particularly steep deals on the HomePod mini this year, if you have your sights on one as a holiday gift, you can at least save a little bit of money at Staples.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

If you're looking for something other than HomePod mini, be sure to visit our Black Friday 2021 Roundup for all of the best deals and discounts happening today.

HomePod mini

Black Friday deals have hit Apple's miniature smart speaker, and you can get the HomePod mini for...

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04:39
The Italian Competition Authority has Fined Apple Distri...

On Tuesday, Patently Apple posted a report titled "Italy's Antitrust Authority has fined Apple US$225 Million for Anti-Competitive cooperation with Amazon in the sale of Apple & Beats Products." Today, Apple was hit with yet another fine.

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04:29
Best Black Friday iMac and MacBook Deals Available Today

Our Black Friday 2021 coverage continues with the best deals you can find on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac mini today. As with all Black Friday deals, we aren't sure how long any of these will last, and prices are always fluctuating, so if you see something you want, be sure to buy it soon.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

If you're looking for something other than Macs, be sure to visit our Black Friday 2021 Roundup for all of the best deals and discounts happening today.

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04:04
Best Black Friday AirPods Deals Available Today

It's finally the morning of Black Friday 2021, and to kick things off we're tracking the best deals across Apple's AirPods lineup. Throughout the day we'll be sharing the best sales for Apple devices like iPhone, Mac, and iPad, so be sure to follow us on Twitter for all of the latest Black Friday sales

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

AirPods are always a sure bet for great holiday discounts, and 2021 is no exception. Below you'll find numerous all-time low prices on various AirPods models, with the highlight of the sales being Amazon's $80 discount on the 2021 AirPods Pro with MagSafe.

If you're looking for something other than AirPods, be sure to visit our Black Friday 2021...

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04:00
Ming-Chi Kuo makes Major Predictions about Apple's...

According to a major report published by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple's future mixed reality headset launching in 2022-2023 will use a processor with the same computing power level as M1 Macs. The processor will use ABF substrate, and Unimicron will likely be the supplier of ABF. In addition...

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04:00
Apple Resumes Product Sales in Turkey With Significant P...

Apple has resumed the sales of its products in Turkey just days after shuttering its sales operation following the Turkish lira collapsing against the U.S. dollar and rising economic concerns. With the resumption of product sales, Apple has also significantly increased the price of all of its products in the country as a result of inflation.

Over the past week, the Turkish lira has collapsed in value against the U.S. dollar, causing Apple to suspend product sales in the country. Now, Apple has reopened sales operations in Turkey for its online store, and presumably, in retail stores. This week, customers were also reportedly being turned down at Apple Stores in the country's largest city, Istanbul.

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02:58
Apple News+ Offering Three-Month Free Trial for New Subs...

Apple News+ is offering new subscribers an extended three-month free trial of its service through Cyber Monday, an increase from the normal one-month trial offered to new subscribers, the service announced on Apple's website and on Twitter.

The new offer will only be offered to new subscribers in locations where ‌Apple News‌+ is available and will run until Cyber Monday, November 29. Apple ran a similar promotion last year. Once the trial ends, the subscription will automatically renew at $9.99 per month.

For a limited time, get Apple News+ free for three months.

Redeem now: https://t.co/ugwhqhZ9a8 pic.twitter.com/JBqmNskLpF

— Apple News (@AppleNews)...

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02:16
Apple Fined $11 Million in Italy for Employing 'Agg...

Apple and Google were today fined 10 million euros ($11 million) by Italy's Competition Authority for allegedly using user data for commercial purposes without their explicit consent, an apparent violation of Italy's Consumer Code.

The authority claims that both Apple and Google utilize user data they collect through their services for promotional and economic activity without the user's consent. Apple "directly exploits the economic value" of user data it collects to "increase the sale of its products and/or those of third parties through its commercial platforms (App Store, iTunes Store, and Apple Books)," according to a machine-translated copy of the press release.

The watchdog claims that neither Apple nor Google provides users with sufficient and immediate information that their data will be used for commercial purposes....

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00:07
Apple's Black Friday Promotion Now Underway in the...

Apple's annual four-day Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping event is now underway in the United States and select other countries, with customers able to receive a free Apple gift card with the purchase of select products through November 29.

Participating countries include the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, the United Arab Emirates, and select other regions.

The promotion is available on Apple's online store, in the Apple Store app, and/or at Apple Store locations. As usual, refurbished products are not eligible for a gift card, and the offer cannot be combined with educational pricing.

Black Friday is one of the few occasions per year that Apple offers deals on its products, but better deals...

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Thursday November 25

21:04
The Apple Store in Santa Rosa is one of the latest Luxur...

A Northern California Apple store was targeted by thieves Wednesday

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Wednesday November 17

06:00
AA21-321A: Iranian Government-Sponsored APT Cyber...

Original release date: November 17, 2021
Summary

Actions to Take Today to Protect Against Iranian State-Sponsored Malicious Cyber Activity
• Immediately patch software affected by the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-34473, 2018-13379, 2020-12812, and 2019-5591.

Implement multi-factor authentication.
• Use strong, unique passwords.

Note: this advisory uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) framework, version 10. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise for all referenced threat actor tactics and techniques.

This joint cybersecurity advisory is the result of an analytic effort among the Federal Bureau...

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Thursday November 11

09:45
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The Innovations Of Bell Labs

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Tuesday November 2

07:00
Stay in the flow of work with new collaborative apps...

In the past 20 months, we’ve witnessed an explosive growth of virtual interactions, with people collaborating more—both inside and outside their organizations, with greater frequency and across more applications than ever before. The question facing us now is, how can we shift from merely adapting to thriving with hybrid work?

The post Stay in the flow of work with new collaborative apps for Microsoft Teams appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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07:00
What’s new in Microsoft 365—How we’re empowering...

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that hybrid work is here to stay. But the big question is: what will the next decade of work look like and how will you prepare?

The post What’s new in Microsoft 365—How we’re empowering everyone for a new world of hybrid work appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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07:00
Microsoft Office—Transforming for the hybrid world

Microsoft Office is changing with the times. That is why we are reimagining Office, adding new apps to respond to new opportunities, and making Office a universal, interactive canvas for creators of all kinds.

The post Microsoft Office—Transforming for the hybrid world appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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07:00
Microsoft Viva is now generally available to help...

Earlier this year, we began the journey of building the first employee experience platform (EXP) for the digital era with Microsoft Viva. Our vision was to foster a culture of human connection, purpose, growth, wellbeing, and results

The post Microsoft Viva is now generally available to help transform your hybrid work experience appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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Monday October 18

05:46
Logic Pro release notes

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