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Wednesday December 12

04:38
Skype 8.36.0.52 - Voice-over-internet phone and chat...

Skype allows you to talk to friends, family and co-workers across the Internet without the inconvenience of long distance telephone charges. Using peer-to-peer data transmission technology, Skype eliminates the central server as a middle manager.

Today, millions of individuals and businesses are taking advantage of Skype's diverse communication features:

  • Free Skype-to-Skype
  • Landline and cellphone calling
  • SMS and instant messaging
  • Voicemail
  • Free video calls
  • Call forwarding to your phone when you're offline

Skype-to-Skype calls, video calls, and instant messaging are free, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world. Users can make phone calls and send SMS messages at great value Pay-As-You-Go rates, or make unlimited calls to certain countries with a subscription.



Version 8.36.0.52:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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04:30
Comment: LG’s latest laptop shows just how lovely a...

Regular readers will know that I was a huge fan of the 17-inch MacBook Pro. The moment it was discontinued, I rushed out to buy the very last model so that I could keep it for as long as possible.

Way back in 2014, I argued that it was time to bring it back. That didn’t happen, of course, and two years later I’d come to terms with the fact that the era of user-upgradable MacBook Pro models was at an end.

But that wasn’t there only reason I loved the 17-inch model: there was also that gorgeous screen size. And LG’s latest laptop shows just how lovely a modern take on a 17-inch MacBook Pro could be …

more…...

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04:00
How to Use One Mac as a Time Machine Destination for...

Today’s Quick Tip is an interesting one (if we do say so ourselves). Did you know you can use one Mac in your house as a Time Machine destination for another? How very very odd. We’ll go over the oddness in its entirety in this article!


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04:00
Year in review 2018: Apple’s year of predictable...

If 2017 was a year in which Apple let some products stagnate while over-aggressively trying to update others, 2018 was the exact opposite. Long-neglected favorites like the MacBook Air and Mac mini were finally refreshed, and iOS 12 focused on addressing longstanding complaints.

For the most part, Apple didn’t wow us in 2018 with breakthrough designs or never-seen-it-before features. Just as iPhones have “S” years (iPhone 4s, 5s, 6s, etc.) where the design stays the same but everything is just better, this was an “S” year for Apple as a company. With the exception of the Apple Watch Series 4, most of this year’s product and service releases were safe and predictable. Apple didn’t launch major new services. It didn’t drastically change the designs and features of products we’re used to.

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03:58
Apple Offering Discounts on HomePod to Apple Music...

Apple this morning began offering promo codes to Apple Music subscribers that allow them to buy a HomePod at a discounted price for a limited time, in a holiday-themed promotion.

As of writing, customers in the UK have received codes for £50 off a new HomePod, bringing the price down to £269, with the offer available until December 16.

The discount is being offered via an email from Apple that includes a button-style link to 'Get Your Promo Code', which sends customers to the official Apple website with the promotional offer applied.

HomePod brings out the best in Apple Music. To celebrate the holidays, we're giving only Apple Music subscribers £50 off HomePod now through December 16. Claim your special promo code now.The £50 discount narrowly beats the price of HomePod from John Lewis and...

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03:15
iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR eSIM support...

Apple’s eSIM support has gone live and has now expanded to 24 countries and 45 carriers.

Previously, Apple’s eSIM support document laid out eSIM support across 10 different countries.

After the last week, Apple’s list of countries and supported carriers now include the following:

Norway – Telenor

Canada – Fido, Lucky Mobile, Rogers

Poland – Orange

Qatar – Ooredoo, Vodafone

Croatia – Hrvatski Telekom

Singapore – M1

Denmark – 3

Spain – Movistar, Orange, Vodafone Spain

Estonia – Telia

Sweden – 3, Tele2

Finland – Telia

Switzerland – Sunrise, Swisscom

Taiwan – APT

Hong Kong – 1O1O, csl, China Mobile Hong Kong, SmarTone, 3

Thailand – AIS, dtac, True Move H

United Arab Emirates – du, Etisalat, Virgin Mobile

Kuwait – Ooredoo

United States – Verizon, AT&T

Apple has offered the following explanation as to how eSIM functionality operates:...

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03:00
Apple Pay launches in Germany, rolls out with ample...

The rumors were true.

Apple Pay launched in Germany on Tuesday, complete with the support of 15 banks and credit card firms for its initial rollout within the country.

Six more will follow in 2019.

The partners are as follows:

American Express

Maestro

Mastercard

Boon

Bunq

Comdirect

Deutsche Bank

Fidor Bank

Hanseatic Bank

HypoVereinsbank

N26

02 Banking

Edenred

Vim Pay

The service will be extended to Consors Bank, Consors Finanz, Crosscard, Deutsche Kredit Bank, Fleetmoney, ING, Revolut, Sodexo, and Viabuy in 2019.

Major German retailers and venues within the country include supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl, clothes shops H&M and Zara and travel provider BVG. US brands such as McDonalds and Starbucks also accepted it from launch. German Soccer giants FV Bayern Munich signed up for Apple Pay too, as did the Allianz Arena, the team’s home stadium....

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03:00
How to customize the Finder toolbar in macOS Mojave

There are several ways to customize the Finder toolbar in macOS Mojave. To start, open a Finder window by clicking the Finder icon at the left end of the Dock. To customize the toolbar:

  • Hide or show the toolbar: Choose View > Hide Toolbar, or View > Show Toolbar.

  • Hiding the toolbar also hides the sidebar, and moves the status bar from the bottom to the top of the window.

  • Resize the toolbar: If you see angle brackets at the right end of the toolbar, it means the window is too small to show all of the toolbar items. Enlarge the window or click the brackets to see the rest of the items.

  • Change what’s in the toolbar: Choose View > Customize Toolbar. You can drag items into and out of the toolbar, add a space between items, and choose whether to show text with the icons.

  • Rearrange the items in the toolbar: Press and hold the Command key, then drag an item to a new location....

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03:00
Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB turntable review: Listen...

Vinyl records are making a major comeback, but digital recordings are better suited to mobile pursuits. Audio-Technica's USB turntable gives you the best of both worlds.

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03:00
Let's face it: The iPhone XS Max is the new...

Let us pity them—the sad, devoted lovers of the iPad mini. In the wake of every Apple iPad event since 2015, you can find them frowning in the crowds or, later, rushing to Reddit to weep in collective misery at the absence of their beloved device’s Fifth Coming.

But I say there’s no cause for all that melodrama. I say Apple has already given us the latest iPad mini: It’s just calling it the iPhone XS Max.

Extra padding

This would have been a weaker argument as recently as a year ago, when Apple’s largest phones remained saddled with chunky bezels. Now, we’re seeing a reversal of the old order. In 2010 it was popular to joke that the iPad was little more than a massive iPhone, but with the arrival of the iPhone XS Max, it’s increasingly more accurate to say the iPhone is a tiny iPad.

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03:00
Ring vs Nest: Choosing a DIY home security system is...

Your decision isn't between two products, it's between two entire ecosystems.

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02:45
Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music...

Apple is currently sending out emails to Apple Music subscribers with promo codes to buy a brand new HomePod with a significant discount. So far, UK customers are receiving codes worth £50, bringing the price of a HomePod down to £269 direct from Apple.

A £50 discount beats average eBay prices. Some third party outlets are selling HomePod as low as $250, so the deal isn’t unprecedented, but represents a significant discount from Apple itself. It’s not yet clear if Apple...

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01:34
Network Radar 2.5.2 - $17.99

Network Radar is an advanced network scanning and managing tool. Featuring an easy-to-use and streamlined design, the all-new Network Radar 2 has been engineered from the ground up as a modern Mac application.

Features

  • Scan your network and retrieve detailed information on network devices
  • Run useful network tools and commands with the click of a button
  • Use the monitoring feature and get notified about changes in your network
  • Access devices from previous scans, even in different networks
  • Use the simple rules / actions system for automatic processing of devices
  • Simply connect to a device by double-clicking it in the list
  • Assign your own names and choose from provided icons or import own icons
  • Organize your hosts in folders and smart folders
  • Create scans with custom IP ranges
  • Export a scan to XML, CSV, TXT, PDF or NETRADR

Supported Network Interfaces...

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01:25
Best true wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the...

Earbud makers have been busy doing away with wires—a good thing whether or not your phone still has a headset jack. You no longer have to deal with cords if you don't want to. True wireless earbuds connect to one another and your audio source via Bluetooth.

No wires mean no inline microphones or controls, but truly wireless earbuds sound just as good as traditional Bluetooth counterparts (for better or worse). They also boast all of the features we've come to expect from earbuds designed to work with your smartphone, tablet, or PC.

Since Apple’s AirPods became a runaway hit, an endless stream of companies have rolled out their own true wireless earbuds and earphones. As you might expect, not all of them are worth your time or money—so we've got your back with buying suggestions to meet a wide variety of needs.

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00:07
Firefox 64.0 - Fast, safe Web browser.

Firefox offers a fast, safe Web browsing experience. Browse quickly, securely, and effortlessly. With its industry-leading features, Firefox is the choice of Web development professionals and casual users alike.

The Web, as it's meant to be experienced

Features

  • Faster than Safari. Firefox stays speedy when other browsers become sluggish.
  • More private than Chrome. Firefox respects your privacy by minimizing suggestive pop-ups.
  • Bursting with features. Tabbed browsing, developer tools, extensions -- Firefox has it all, giving you the power to explore, customize, and create like never before.



Version 64.0:

New:

  • Better recommendations: You may see suggestions in regular browsing mode for new and relevant Firefox features, services, and extensions based on how you use the web (for US users only)
  • Enhanced...
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Tuesday December 11

23:54
TunnelBear 3.8.3 - Subscription-based private...

TunnelBear is a subscription-based virtual private network (VPN) service and companion app, enabling you to browse the internet privately and securely.

Features

  • Browse privately - Secure your data and hide your IP address behind a bear.
  • Experience the Internet as if you’re in another country - A TunnelBear can "tunnel" you around censorship and blocked sites to another country of your choosing.
  • Zap creepy trackers - Block the website trackers (ads, analytics, scripts, social buttons) that track everything you and your family do online.
  • A TunnelBear is really, really simple - On. Off. On. Off. You get the idea.
  • TunnelBear comes in three subscription tiers:
    • Little: 500 MB per month; free
    • Giant: unlimited; $9.99/month
    • Grizzly: unlimited; $49.99/year

See...

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22:25
LG's Gram laptop line adds a 2-in-1 and '...

LG will showcase two new entries to its ultralight Gram lineup at CES 2019 -- one of them is a 17-inch laptop for those who prefer large screens, while the other is a 2-in-1 convertible. According to the sneak peek the tech giant has released, the 17...

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21:01
Flash deal: Apple's HomePod on sale for $249 ($...




After originally selling out within four hours, B&H has brought back the incredibly popular $249 deal on Apple's HomePod with free expedited delivery. What's more, B&H will not collect sales tax in many states. Supplies are limited, so grab this deal while you can.

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20:59
Dash 4.6.0 - Instant search and offline access to...

Dash is an API documentation browser and code snippet manager. Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as instantly search and browse documentation for almost any API you might use (for a full list, see the screenshots).

Features

  • Documentation Browser
    • Offline Documentation: iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Swift, Man Pages, .NET Framework, ActionScript, Akka, Android, AngularJS, Angular.dart, Ansible, Apache, Appcelerator Titanium, AppleScript, Arduino, Backbone, Bash, Boost, Bootstrap, Bourbon, Bourbon Neat, C, C++, CakePHP, Cappuccino, Chai, Chef, Clojure, CMake, Cocos2D, Cocos2D-X, CodeIgniter, CoffeeScript, ColdFusion, Common Lisp, Compass, Cordova, Corona, CSS, D3.js, Dart, Django, Dojo Toolkit, Drupal, ElasticSearch, Elixir, Emacs Lisp, Ember.js, Emmet.io, Erlang, Express.js, Expression Engine, ExtJS, Flask, Font Awesome, Foundation, GLib, Go, Grails, Groovy, Grunt, Haml, Haskell, HTML, Jade, Jasmine, Java SE, Java EE,...
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20:59
Tor Browser Bundle 8.0.4 - Anonymize Web browsing...

The Tor Browser Bundle is an easy-to-use portable package of Tor, Vidalia, Torbutton, and a Firefox fork preconfigured to work together out of the box. It contains a modified copy of Firefox that aims to resolve the privacy and security issues in mainline version.

Tor was originally designed, implemented, and deployed as a third-generation onion-routing project of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. It was originally developed with the U.S. Navy in mind, for the primary purpose of protecting government communications. Today, it is used every day for a wide variety of purposes by normal people, the military, journalists, law-enforcement officers, activists, and many others.



Version 8.0.4:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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20:59
Microsoft OneNote 16.20 - Free digital notebook.

OneNote is your very own digital notebook. With OneNote, you can capture that flash of genius, that moment of inspiration, or that list of errands that's too important to forget. Whether you're at home, in the office or on the go, your notes travel with you. And you can share your notes and collaborate with others, across multiple devices!

Here are some more ideas on how to use OneNote:

  • Capture rich notes for classwork, meetings, or research
  • Keep track of your shopping list and mark items off wherever you are
  • Create an itinerary and keep track of your travel plans for your next big vacation
  • Take pictures of receipts and bills to remove some of the paper clutter
  • Collaborate and share ideas with your team
  • Research items and prices to make the best purchasing decision
  • Keep and edit all of your notes



Version 16.20:

  • Mac Touch Bar support: Use the Touch Bar...
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20:59
Microsoft OneNote 16.20 - Free digital notebook.

OneNote is your very own digital notebook. With OneNote, you can capture that flash of genius, that moment of inspiration, or that list of errands that's too important to forget. Whether you're at home, in the office or on the go, your notes travel with you. And you can share your notes and collaborate with others, across multiple devices!

Here are some more ideas on how to use OneNote:

  • Capture rich notes for classwork, meetings, or research
  • Keep track of your shopping list and mark items off wherever you are
  • Create an itinerary and keep track of your travel plans for your next big vacation
  • Take pictures of receipts and bills to remove some of the paper clutter
  • Collaborate and share ideas with your team
  • Research items and prices to make the best purchasing decision
  • Keep and edit all of your notes



Version 16.20:

  • Mac Touch Bar support: Use the Touch Bar...
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20:59
iFinance 4.5.3 - Comprehensively manage your...

iFinance allows you to keep track of your income and spending -- from your lunchbreak coffee to your new car -- in the most convenient and fastest way. Clearly arranged transaction lists of all your financial resources from your debit account to your credit card and cash show you exactly what you spend your money on - the first and most crucial step in getting your finances on-track. iFinance lets you know how your assets perform. Have it analyze your finances and the available charts and reports will show you instantly what your biggest spending items are and where there's potential for savings. The convenient budget feature helps you review your financial goals. How much money can you spend today if you want to stay within your budget? How much more income is needed to achieve your monthly goal?

It supports several different banking file formats, such as CSV, QIF, OFX, and mt940. Import your data by using one of these formats or retrieve your bank account...

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20:59
iFinance 4.5.3 - Comprehensively manage your...

iFinance allows you to keep track of your income and spending -- from your lunchbreak coffee to your new car -- in the most convenient and fastest way. Clearly arranged transaction lists of all your financial resources from your debit account to your credit card and cash show you exactly what you spend your money on - the first and most crucial step in getting your finances on-track. iFinance lets you know how your assets perform. Have it analyze your finances and the available charts and reports will show you instantly what your biggest spending items are and where there's potential for savings. The convenient budget feature helps you review your financial goals. How much money can you spend today if you want to stay within your budget? How much more income is needed to achieve your monthly goal?

It supports several different banking file formats, such as CSV, QIF, OFX, and mt940. Import your data by using one of these formats or retrieve your bank account...

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20:59
Cocktail 11.7 - General maintenance and optimization...

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get the most out of their computers every day.

The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail's features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot-mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.



Version 11.7:

  • Added ability to verify the file system data structures of the boot volume at startup (Preferences - General)
  • Addresses minor compatibility issues with Apple File System (APFS) volumes
  • Improvements on the "Clear applications caches" procedure
  • Updated Help files
  • ...
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20:59
Thunderbird 60.3.3 - Email client from Mozilla.

As of July 2012, Thunderbird has transitioned to a new governance model, with new features being developed by the broader free software and open source community, and security fixes and improvements handled by Mozilla.

Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform e-mail and news (NNTP) client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a Web browser.



Version 60.3.3:

Migrated

  • Thunderbird 60 will migrate security databases (key3.db, cert8.db to key4.db, cert9.db). Thunderbird 60.3.2 and earlier contained a fault that potentially deleted saved passwords and private certificate keys for users using a master password. Version 60.3.3 will prevent the loss of data; affected users who have already upgraded to version 60.3.2 or earlier can restore the deleted key3.db file from backup to complete the migration.

Fixed

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20:13
NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-...

NSA official Rob Joyce told guests at a Wall Street Journal security conference that hacking-related Chinese activity had been climbing in recent months. He was concerned the country was "prepositioning" itself to attack "critical infrastructure" suc...

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20:03
Samsung Unveils new Infinity-O Display & 5G...

In November Patently Apple posted a report that talked about the crisis that Samsung was undergoing with their smartphone division losing a lot of ground in 2018 to Chinese rivals Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi in Asian markets. The report also touched on a "punch-hole" display coming to the Galaxy S10 in early 2019 along with a fingerprint scanner under the display using ultrasonic technology. The rumor of the "punch-hole' display coming to the Galaxy S10 became a reality yesterday ...

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18:57
Does Australia’s access and assistance law impact...

This new law may have a side effect of limiting employment for Australians in tech.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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18:54
Google Lens launches on iOS to power visual searches...

Up until this year, I might have used this frequently. Now, I try to use Google products as little as possible.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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18:32
Facebook's headquarters evacuated due to bomb...

Tonight the police in Menlo Park, CA are on the scene near the 200 block of Jefferson Ave where the headquarters of Facebook and Instagram are located. According to local news stations KRON4 and NBC Bay Area, an anonymous tip came in to the NYPD, who...

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16:48
Disney’s Millennium Falcon Attraction Launches in...

Digital Trends writes: “The Millennium Falcon has arrived. After two years of construction, Han Solo’s ride is all set for takeoff at Disneyland’s upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction, revealed in a behind-the-scenes image posted on the official Disneyland Instagram account.” I have a good feeling about this.


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16:45
Microsoft Office apps updated with support for...




Microsoft on Tuesday pushed out an update to its suite of Office apps for Mac with full support for new operating system-level features baked into Apple's macOS Mojave, including Dark Mode and Continuity Camera.

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16:39
Opening New Tabs Next to the Current Tab in Safari

The way Safari tabs work on the Mac:

  • If you ⌘-click a link or use the contextual menu to open a link in a new tab, that new tab will be created next to your current tab.
  • If you make a new tab with File → New Tab (⌘T), the new tab will be created at the rightmost end of the tabs in the current window.

This is the way Safari tabs have worked as long as I can remember, and it matches the way tabs work on other browsers on the Mac.

It’s fine if you don’t have a lot of tabs. But I always do, and the behavioral mismatch has long bothered me. If I have, say, 10 tabs open in a window and I’m currently using, say, tab 2, when I type ⌘T to open a new tab it feels like the rightmost end of the row of tabs is “way over there”, but what I want is the new tab to open “right next to where I am” — like what happens when I ⌘-click a link.

A few months ago I asked on Twitter if there...

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16:33
Review: Lynktec TruGlide Duo Stylus Pen

The Lynktec TruGlide Duo Stylus Pen has been redesigned. It’s elegant in design, built well, and features both a ballpoint pen and a microfiber stylus.


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16:31
Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition

Tensions remain high over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged Iran sanction violations, but Canada just offered a tiny olive branch. A British Columbia Supreme Court justice has granted Meng bail after her attorney and family made a ca...

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16:16
These are the latest countries & carriers to...

As eSIM support continues to expand to new countries and carriers, Apple has updated its support document to reflect the latest additions. According to Apple, eSIM on iPhone XS and iPhone XR is now supported across 24 countries and 45 carriers.

more…

The post These are the latest countries & carriers to support eSIM on iPhone XS & XR according to Apple appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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16:00
Microsoft Office Apps Now Support Dark Mode on macOS...

Microsoft today updated its suite of Office for Mac apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, with support for Dark Mode on macOS Mojave and several other new features. The updates are available to both Office 365 subscribers and to users who purchased Office 2019 for Mac as a one-time purchase.

The update also makes it easier to insert a photo from an iPhone or iPad into a PowerPoint slide using Apple's new Continuity Camera feature. This allows users to control-click in a PowerPoint window where you want the photo to appear, quickly take a photo on a nearby iPhone or iPad, and import it into a slide.

And with v16.20 some customers will see our Ribbon Visual Refresh with new icons and styling in Office 365 for Mac, as we begin...

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15:13
Microsoft updates Office apps for Mac with Dark Mode...

Microsoft has today released an update to its Office 365 suite for the Mac. Today’s update brings full compatibility with the latest macOS release, Mojave. It also now supports Mojave’s system-wide Dark Mode feature, making all the window chrome dark instead of a stark white.

more…

The post Microsoft updates Office apps for Mac with Dark Mode, Continuity Camera support, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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15:00
Nike Run Club for Apple Watch Series 4 gains new...

Nike Run Club for Apple Watch Series 4 now has a complication option for every new slot on the new Infograph Modular and Infograph watch faces. Nike Run Club added support for most of the new complication slots last month, but one big option on Infograph Modular was missing before today.

more…

The post Nike Run Club for Apple Watch Series 4 gains new Infograph Modular complication with run summary and guided runs appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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15:00
Apple Daily Report: Egypt gives Apple 60 days to end...

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out. 

Egypt, where iPhone prices are up to 50% higher than elsewhere in the Middle East, has given Apple 60 days to end what it claims are unfair restrictions on local distributors or face legal action, according to Bloomberg.

Verizon has updated its customer service app, My Verizon. It now supports fully app-based eSIM activations on the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR.

All three of Epic's Infinity Blade games are no longer available for purchase on the iOS App Store, the company announced. The company says the development of upcoming game "Spyjinx" and other projects has made it...

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14:53
Apple Watch ECG launch in Canada unclear as Health...

The Apple Watch Series 4 officially added the ECG app in the United States last week, but details regarding an international rollout remain unclear. In a post on Twitter, Health Canada said that it has yet to receive an application from Apple to bring Apple Watch ECG support to the country…

more…

The post Apple Watch ECG launch in Canada unclear as Health Canada says it hasn’t received an application from Apple appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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14:53
Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might...

Safety is a major concern when it comes to autonomous vehicles, for both the people they're transporting as well as those who are nearby. And it's not yet clear how or even if self-driving cars will communicate with the people around them. But Lyft h...

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14:30
Apple Pay Has Expanded to Germany

You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Germany, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.

Learn more about Apple Pay

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14:30
Apple Pay Has Expanded to Germany

You can now support Apple Pay for your customers in Germany, providing an easy and secure way for them to pay within your apps and websites.

Learn more about Apple Pay

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14:22
Epic Games removes 'Infinity Blade,'...

IDG

For this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we'll be discussing Epic Games' removal of the Infinity Blade series from the App Store and what it says about app maintenance and game preservation. We'll also be discussing The New York Times' report on how apps constantly track your location data, even when using an otherwise secure device like an iPhone. We'll then close by discussing the best Apple products to give as holiday gifts.

To read this article in full, please click here

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14:17
Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers...

Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time. University of Washington researchers might have a smarter way: recruit some insect friends. They've develope...

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14:12
Keyboard Maestro Macro Manager for Mac: $15.20

This is one of those deals I just love to be able to offer! It’s for Keyboard Maestro, a Mac utility most of us use at TMO. Keyboard Maestro lets you set up and run macros, control apps, complete long passages with a few keystrokes, and more. Our deal is for $19, but coupon code GREENMONDAY20 at checkout brings it down to $15.20.


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14:10
Verizon updates ‘My Verizon’ app for iOS with...

After beginning the rollout of eSIM support for iPhone XS and iPhone XR last week, Verizon has today updated its My Verizon app for iOS with support for in-app eSIM activations. This means that if you use an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR, you can add a second eSIM line to your device directly from the My Verizon app.

more…

The post Verizon updates ‘My Verizon’ app for iOS with support for in-app eSIM setup and activation appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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14:09
Verizon app update allows entirely app-based eSIM...




Verizon on Tuesday updated its customer service app, My Verizon, with support for fully app-based eSIM activations on the latest iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.

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14:01
Here’s How to a Send Voice Note on Instagram

Instagram has added the ability to send and receive a voice note in the app, the simple tool adds a new dynamic to the photo sharing app.


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13:57
App Store Connect Christmas Break

Apple announced that it would not accept submissions for new apps, or updates to existing ones, over the holiday period.


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13:53
Apple Pay Launched in Germany

Apple Pay finally launched in Germany with 15 major banks and credit card providers, as well as key retailers, announced as launch partners.


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13:43
How London Is Hacking its Traffic Lights

LONDON – There are over 6,000 traffic lights in London, which both pedestrians and drivers need to navigate as they make their way around the city. Wired has a fascinating feature on how the city’s transport authority, Transport for London, is hacking this network of traffic lights to make London more pleasant for pedestrians. What is more, AI and autonomous vehicles is likely to have a huge effect on how this all works in the future.

Such ideas don’t necessarily require technology, new innovations could further change our roads and the signals managing them. For example, researchers are working on ways to get rid of traffic lights entirely, with autonomous intersection management. Rather than wait at a red light, connected, self-driving cars schedule a route through a junction; because speeds and therefore positioning can be perfectly managed, all the cars can go at once, choreographed like a horrifying traffic ballet.

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13:42
9to5Mac Daily: December 11, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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13:42
You can play 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'...

The GameCube controller for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might be sold out all over the place, but you don't need it to dominate the competition with your favorite fighter. All you need, it turns out, is a bunch of bananas. A Twitch streamer going by t...

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13:41
Tawain Suppliers Give Apple Investors Reason to be...

Lots of recent Apple coverage focussed on iPhone sales figures, Apple’s decision not to reveal iPhone sales figures, and the knock-on effect this has all had on the firm’s share price. However, Bloomberg reported that investors may have something to cheer about. It revealed positive sales numbers from Taiwanese firms that make components for the iPhone. Notably, it included data from Hon Hai Precision Industry, owned by major iPhone manufacturer Foxconn.

Revenue at the two main assemblers of iPhones showed growth that may surprise bears. Across a collection of Taiwanese suppliers, including component makers, November sales climbed 9.3 % from a year earlier, according to data compiled by Bloomberg News. Taiwan requires companies to report revenue monthly, giving the market unique mid-quarter insight into the hardware supply chain. At Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the flagship of Foxconn Technology Group, combined October and November sales grew 12.9% while Pegatron...

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13:39
Samsung Scraps Headphone Jack in Galaxy A8s

Having mocked Apple for years for scrapping the iPhone’s headphone jack, Samsung has followed suit. Its new Galaxy A8s phone does not have the component. Instead, users need a USB-C to 3.5mm jack adapter to plug in headphones. Given the taunting adverts and on-stage jibes from Samsung executives about the lack of a headphone jack in the iPhone, I’m sure nobody at Apple will mention this…from MacRumors:

Samsung today introduced its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A8s. It is Samsung’s first smartphone with an Infinity-O display, which has a nearly edge-to-edge, uninterrupted design beyond a small hole for the front-facing camera. It is also Samsung’s first smartphone without a headphone jack, much to the amusement of iPhone users, as Samsung has mocked Apple for over two years over its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016, a trend that has continued...

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13:26
Verizon App Now Allows eSIM Activation on iPhone XS...

It is now possible to use the My Verizon app to activate eSIM service on an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR in the United States.

The app was updated today to allow Verizon customers to purchase a cellular plan for the eSIM line of an iPhone without needing to visit a Verizon store. The in-app process should be more straightforward and convenient.

"My Verizon" changelog via Gabriel Lewis

Verizon and AT&T rolled out eSIM support last week, while T-Mobile is expected to offer an in-app solution for setting up eSIM...

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13:13
CuriosityStream 2-Year Subscription: $23.99

We have a deal on a 2-year subscription for CuriosityStream, the streaming and on-demand service with more than 2,000 documentaries and shows. It works in a browser, iOS, Apple TV 4 and above, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, and more. It’s $29.99 through our deal, but coupon code GREENMONDAY20 at checkout brings it down to $23.99.


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12:51
Review: Shinola Canfield In-Ear Monitor earbuds nail...




Shinola has improved its headphone game with a wireless Bluetooth version of the sturdy Canfield In-Ear Monitors. AppleInsider leans back in our comfy chair with our favorite playlist to see how they perform.

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12:47
Mall of America debuts helpful holographic elf for...

How would you keep a shopping mall lively in an era when more and more people are buying their holiday gifts online? The Mall of America has a one-word answer: holograms. It's partnering with mixed reality firm VNTANA on what's billed as the "first-e...

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12:44
Holiday Apple deals: $300-$700 off 2018 15"...




With Christmas only two weeks away, now is the time to finish your holiday shopping while the deals are hot. Save up to $700 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro thanks to record breaking discounts. New 11-inch iPad Pros are also on sale with prices starting at $759.

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12:31
New development in case of Apple Watch customer who...

We reported last week about one of the first Apple Watch users who was surprised to find that he had atrial fibrillation (A-fib) after using the new ECG app. Now, that same 46-year-old was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, sharing more details about how Apple Watch potentially saved his life.

Interestingly, Ed Dentel had some chest pain earlier this year, but received normal results after an electrocardiogram. If it weren’t for his Apple Watch and the warnings from his readings last week, he likely would have had no idea about his heart condition.

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12:22
Apple Stores now carrying LaCie d2 Professional 6TB...

Apple seems to be spending its December adding new products to its online store and today is no exception. The company has added a new LaCie USB-C 6TB hard drive to its lineup. The hard drive is compatible with any modern Mac, including the new MacBook Air, iMac and iMac Pro, MacBook, and MacBook Pro.

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12:16
Asphalt 9 for iOS updated with 60 FPS iPhone XS and...

The classic iOS racing series Asphalt has released a new update to its latest edition Asphalt 9: Legends game, now featuring 60 FPS support for iPhone XS and XS Max.

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12:15
The Pixel 3 has 2018’s best smartphone camera

Let's be honest. We're a generation obsessed with taking and sharing photos. In recent years, our phone cameras have become so capable they've essentially killed point-and-shoots. This year, Huawei released a phone with four cameras on its rear, forc...

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12:10
There is a lot of needless investor panic about the...




News broke on Monday about a ban on iPhone imports and sales in China -- and as you'd expect, a chorus of analysts freaked out about it immediately. Here's why they're wrong, and that the ruling isn't anything more than a negotiating tool by Qualcomm.

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12:05
macOS Mojave’s dark mode is coming to Google Chrome

Enlarge / Google Chrome in macOS Mojave. (credit: Samuel Axon)

Apple added dark mode to macOS with its Mojave software update on September. Since then, third-party apps have been adding dark themes to go along with it, but there have been a handful of notable outliers, like Slack and Google Chrome. We've now learned that the latter of those will get a formal dark mode in an upcoming release, likely Chrome 73.

As noted on Reddit and reported by MacRumors, a code change was submitted to Chromium on December 5 that lays the groundwork for the future public release. Here are the...

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11:47
Apple vs Bloomberg, Package Tracking Tips – TMO...

Today Kelly Guimont has Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry on to talk about the latest in the Bloomberg v Apple story, and package tracking tips.


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11:32
You can try on the latest Adidas sneaker drop on...

Adidas is dropping its all new Ultraboost 19 running shoes later this week, but you won't have to wait in line to get a look at them. The company is partnering with Snapchat to offer an augmented reality-powered preview. Sneakerheads will be able to...

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11:27
Google's Pichai denies any political bias in...




Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified in front of a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday to address a number of issues, above all deflecting suggestions that the company's search results are biased towards one political party or another.

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11:11
Stephen Fry Voices Einstein in Human Heroes Game

Stephen Fry voices Einstein in a game that launched on iOS recently. Einstein on Time is the first in a children’s educational app series—Human Heroes—centered on history’s greatest minds. From the philosophers of ancient Greece, to the giants of science, renowned artists, composers, mathematicians, authors and architects – these inspirational characters are brought back to life in a futuristic theatrical setting to perform a captivating live-show experience covering their life and their famous discoveries. In addition to the educational value of the subjects covered in each individual app, the series aims to develop a deep-lasting bond between the user and these intellectual champions so that they become life-long role models for children. Created by edtech startup KalamTech and in collaboration with education experts, the app blends computer generated animations, latest gamification techniques and interactive storytelling to bring a fresh kind of learning experience to...

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11:08
PSA: Be sure to try your USB-C hub on your iPad Pro...




Instead of spending a pile of cash on a new USB-C hub for your new iPad Pro, give your existing one a try first, as most will work just fine.

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11:04
Instagram plans to give influencers DM filters and...

Instagram is testing a new type of account for high-profile users (such as celebrities, artists and influencers) that should give them more control over how they use the platform. The so-called "creator accounts" give users direct message filters and...

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11:03
Googling the Word “Idiot” Turns up Photos of Trump

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is facing the House Judiciary Committee today, and he’s having to explain some awkward questions.


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11:01
Instagram testing specialized features and analytics...

A new report via The Hollywood Reporter details new features being tested by Instagram geared towards high-profile “creator accounts”, opening the door for some users to track detailed analytics.

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10:58
Audit: No Chinese surveillance implants in...

Enlarge / A letter posted by Supermicro executives today announcing that an audit had found no evidence of claims of espionage implants in the company's servers, part of a campaign by the company to counter a report by Bloomberg in October.

In a letter to customers issued December 11, Supermicro President and CEO Charles Liang and other top executives announced that an audit conducted by an outside investigating team had found no evidence of any malicious hardware incorporated into motherboards currently or previously manufactured by the company. The letter is the latest rebuttal to...

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10:56
Apple releases public betas of macOS 10.14.3, iOS 12...

Apple has released the first public betas of macOS 10.14.3, iOS 12.1.2, and tvOS 12.1.2. The public betas are available on Apple's Beta Software Program website. Just remember that beta software, so proceed with care.

Apple does public betas in order to increase the size of the pool of testers. The tech giant recommends keeping back-ups of your files before installing a public beta.



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10:42
[Update: New LG and Samsung options] Best 4K and USB...

It’s been a while since we took at look at the best 4K USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 displays available for MacBook and MacBook Pro. While we’re still waiting to hear more about Apple’s upcoming pro display, and if it will work with other Macs besides the next-gen Mac Pro, there are some notable new display options on the market. Follow along after the break for a look at the best 4K and USB-C displays.

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10:27
Apple Seeds First Public Betas of iOS 12.1.2, macOS...

Apple today seeded the first beta of iOS 12.1.2 to public beta testers, one day after seeding the same beta to developers and six days after the release of the iOS 12.1.1 update with expanded eSIM support and many other new features.

iPhone and iPad users enrolled in the free Apple Beta Software Program will receive the iOS 12.1.2 beta over-the-air in Settings > General > Software Update after installing the necessary configuration profile from Apple's beta site.

iOS 12.1.2 looks to be a minor update focused on "bug fixes and improvements," according to Apple's release notes.

Apple also seeded the first betas of macOS Mojave 10.14.3 and tvOS 12.1.2 to public beta testers today. The...

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10:25
First public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS...




As it traditionally does Apple has opened up the beta testing process, and has made the first public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, and macOS 10.14.3 available to willing testers.

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10:23
Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Tech gifts for the musician...




It's the season for giving, but what do you get for the musician in your life? AppleInsider takes a look at some of the best tech-oriented gifts for budding musicians.

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10:22
Review: OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 for iPad Pro —...

OtterBox was quick to bring versions of its Symmetry Series 360 cases for new iPad Pros to market. OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 combines a protective clear case with a leather-like Smart Cover-style jacket that protects the iPad Pro while offering a stand for typing or watching videos.

iPad Pro gets protection not offered by Apple’s Smart Cover Folio — without adding bulk — and Symmetry Series 360 even accommodates the new Apple Pencil charging and storage method.

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10:16
Satechi releases Type-C Mobile Pro Adapter for the...

Satechi has released the Aluminum Type-C Mobile Pro Hub Adapter, which is compatible with the new iPad Pro, as well as other Type-C devices smartphones and tablets.

The compact adapter provides access to a variety of peripherals thanks to four expansion ports over a single USB-C connection. Ports include: 4K HDMI; USB-C PD 3.0 charging (which keeps the iPad Pro and other Type-C compatible products powered and can also be used as a power bank to charge other USB-C devices), a 3.5mm headphone jack; and an extra USB 3.0 port. 

The Aluminum Type-C Mobile Pro Hub Adapter is available now for 59.99 on Satechi.net, in silver and space gray. However, AWT readers can use a coupon code for 20% off the product. Interested? Use the code MPH20%OFF.

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10:15
Dash 4.6.0 - Instant search and offline access to...

Dash is an API documentation browser and code snippet manager. Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as instantly search and browse documentation for almost any API you might use (for a full list, see the screenshots).

Features

  • Documentation Browser
    • Offline Documentation: iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Swift, Man Pages, .NET Framework, ActionScript, Akka, Android, AngularJS, Angular.dart, Ansible, Apache, Appcelerator Titanium, AppleScript, Arduino, Backbone, Bash, Boost, Bootstrap, Bourbon, Bourbon Neat, C, C++, CakePHP, Cappuccino, Chai, Chef, Clojure, CMake, Cocos2D, Cocos2D-X, CodeIgniter, CoffeeScript, ColdFusion, Common Lisp, Compass, Cordova, Corona, CSS, D3.js, Dart, Django, Dojo Toolkit, Drupal, ElasticSearch, Elixir, Emacs Lisp, Ember.js, Emmet.io, Erlang, Express.js, Expression Engine, ExtJS, Flask, Font Awesome, Foundation, GLib, Go, Grails, Groovy, Grunt, Haml, Haskell, HTML, Jade, Jasmine, Java SE, Java EE,...
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10:15
Congress grills Google CEO over Chinese search...

If you were hoping that Google chief Sundar Pichai would shed more light on his company's potential censored search engine for China... well, you'll mostly be disappointed. Rhode Island Representative David Cicilline grilled Pichai on the recently a...

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10:02
Cocktail 11.7 - General maintenance and optimization...

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get the most out of their computers every day.

The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail's features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot-mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.



Version 11.7:

  • Added ability to verify the file system data structures of the boot volume at startup (Preferences - General)
  • Addresses minor compatibility issues with Apple File System (APFS) volumes
  • Improvements on the "Clear applications caches" procedure
  • Updated Help files
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10:00
How Rivian is building the longest lasting batteries...

The Rivian R1T "adventure vehicle" made headlines and dropped jaws when it was revealed at the 2018 LA Auto Show last month, namely because nobody has ever really tried to make an all-electric pickup for the US market before. Much less one with more...

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09:36
Puma revives its 1986 smart shoe for the modern era

Smart shoes may sound like a recent innovation, but they're really old hat -- Puma's RS-Computer shoes were tracking your running stats in 1986, well before wearable tech was a hot trend. And Puma wants to remind you of that fact. It's reissuing the...

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09:30
9to5Toys Lunch Break: New MacBook Air $1,059, Twelve...

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

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09:19
Apple releasing first iOS 12.1.2 public beta for...

[Update 1:00 PM EST: iOS 12.1.2 public beta 1 and tvOS 12.1.2 public beta 1 are now available.]

One day after releasing the first iOS 12.1.2 beta to developers, Apple will make iOS 12.1.2 public beta 1 available to install on iPhone and iPad for free. iOS 12.1.2 is focused on squashing lingering bugs from iOS 12 to iOS 12.1.1 which was officially released last week.

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09:15
Giphy iOS update integrates TrueDepth camera for...

Giphy for iOS has received a new update today adding a keyboard for universal iOS GIF searching and integration with Apple’s TrueDepth camera system, offering users the ability to create custom stickers with their face.

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09:12
Hertz is using biometrics to speed up car rentals

The next time you rent a car, you might need to show your face instead of your ID. Hertz announced today that it is teaming with security startup Clear to introduce Fast Lane, a biometric check for car rentals. The system -- which is the first of its...

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08:30
Unlock any iOS device with Wondershare dr.fone-Unlock

Our iPhones and iPads are wonderful to work with, but when things go wrong it can be difficult to figure out how to troubleshoot and fix issues. For those who live close to an Apple retail store, it’s often easy to just take the ailing device to the store for a quick fix by a Genius. When you don’t have a store nearby and the instructions just seem to be too complex or scary, there’s a great Mac and Windows app called dr.fone from Wondershare that will automatically fix those issues for you.  Today, we’ll show you how dr.fone-Unlock easily resolves two common problems that occur with iOS devices:

  1. Forgot iPad Passcode

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08:23
Review: Motif, quick and easy photobooks from the...

If you’ve ever purchased Apple-branded print products through the Photos app on the Mac, you may have been disappointed to find that the feature disappeared in the macOS Mojave update.

But there’s some good news you may have missed. Back in July of last year, it was announced that RR Donnelley – the same company used to produce Apple-branded print products – was launching its own Photos plugin, under the Motif branding.

That plugin is now available, and I took it for a test-drive with photos I took on a holiday in Cuba …

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08:22
US border officers don't always delete...

Privacy advocates aren't just concerned about warrantless device searches at the border because of the potential for deliberate abuse -- it's that the officials might be reckless. And unfortunately, there's evidence this is the case in the US. Home...

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08:11
Tips: How to perform 15 different swipes &...




There are 15 different gestures you can perform on your iPhone or iPad, not even including app-specific ones. AppleInsider maps out the obvious, the obscure, and the forgotten swipes of iOS, and shows you how to use them all.

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08:00
Skydio R1 drone with Apple Watch control can now fly...

Skydio launched in Apple Stores and released an Apple Watch controller for its autonomous drone back in October. Today, the Skydio R1 drone is gaining new flying modes and capabilities. Skydio R1 now supports the ability to fly over large bodies of water — something that was previously more limited in flight.

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08:00
[Update: Available and shipping now] Satechi...

Satechi is out today with its dedicated iPad Pro USB-C hub. The compact aluminum adapter offers HDMI, USB-A, headphone port, and USB-C PD 3.0 at a decent price but without many of the features of Hyper’s version.

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08:00
Engadget giveaway: Win a Vector smart robot courtesy...

The Anki Vector is more than a high-tech toy, it's a little AI wonderbot with facial recognition, smart speaker tech and an array of sensors packed into a remarkably lifelike package. This robot should be fun to interact with by asking questions, pla...

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07:57
Moment Pro camera app brings big video upgrades with...

Moment is out with a new update to its Pro Camera with a host of great new features for videographers. Included in the latest iOS version are multiple color profiles, a real-time waveform monitor, video RGB histogram, dual-channel audio meters, and more.

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07:35
Get Your Top 100 Songs of 2018 With This Shortcut

Redditor u/alanpegoli created a Shortcut that creates a playlist of your Top 100 songs in Apple Music. It’s a neat shortcut and a feature that Apple should build into Apple Music. Get the shortcut here: My Top Songs of the Year Playlist. My playlist has some great songs from artists like Kreator, Death Angel, Parkway Drive, Marilyn Manson, and a bunch more.


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07:30
Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot takes on LA’s insane...

I'm talking and not paying attention to the Model 3's turn-by-turn navigation when the vehicle's blinker turns on. Tesla's "Navigate on Autopilot" turns the wheel to take the off-ramp to an interchange. My hands are on the wheel (as they should be wi...

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07:29
Apple Won 45 Patents Today Covering a 3D Depth...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 45 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover (1) Apple's robotic system that places electric car batteries into place, (2) a possible future auto adjustment Apple Watch band, and (3) a depth mapping system that could work with a possible new Mac, television or gaming system (Apple TV). Apple was also granted design patents for ...

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07:22
IDC: Apple will continue to lead the global premium...

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022. iPhones are forecast to drop by 2.5% in 2018 to 210.4 million, though the research group is forecasting Apple smartphone shipments to grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 0.1%, reaching volumes of 217.3 million in 2022.

“The launch of expensive and bigger screen iOS smartphones in Q3 2018 helped Apple to raise its ASP, simultaneously making it somewhat difficult to increase shipments in the current market slump,” says IDC. “…. Despite the challenges, there is no ambiguity that Apple will continue to lead the global premium market segment.”

While the on-going U.S.-China trade war has the industry on edge, IDC still believes that continued...

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07:11
Your apps know where you were last night, and they’...

New York Times:

The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user.

One path tracks someone from a home outside Newark to a nearby Planned Parenthood, remaining there for more than an hour. Another represents a person who travels with the mayor of New York during the day and returns to Long Island at night.

Yet another leaves a house in upstate New York at 7 a.m. and travels to a middle school 14 miles away, staying until late afternoon each school day. Only one person makes that trip: Lisa Magrin, a 46-year-old math teacher. Her smartphone goes with her.

An app on the device gathered her location information, which was then sold without her knowledge. It recorded her whereabouts as often as every two seconds, according to a database of more than a million phones in the New York area that was reviewed by The New York Times. While Ms. Magrin’s identity was not disclosed...

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07:10
Apple Watch Series 4 Heart Rate app takes ‘faster...

Have an Apple Watch Series 4? The built-in electrodes let you take an electrocardiogram from your watch if you’re at least 22 and live in the United States, but they can also improve general heart rate readings — regardless of where you live.

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07:10
Amazon Alexa & Google's Assistant are...




As smart speakers continue to encroach into our lives, the cheaper ones from Google and Amazon need to get better at knowing when we do and don't want them to speak up.

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07:06
Egypt Gives Deadline for Apple to Resolve High...

Egypt has given Apple 60 days to end “unfair restrictions” on local product distributors. Government officials are angry over high iPhone prices.


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07:04
Mojave hints at new & unannounced Vega GPU chips...




AMD could be extending its lines of Radeon Pro Vega GPUs that could be used in a future Mac refresh early in 2019, according to identifiers in a recent macOS Mojave update.

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07:00
This time for sure: Apple said to be behind again

Apple is missing out yet again and it’s nothing at all like the other times Apple was supposedly missing out but that didn’t actually end up amounting to anything. Unless we’re talking about network speeds.

What?

Oh. The Macalope is being informed that, yes, we’re talking about network speeds.

Gordon Kelly proudly declares that originality has no place at the Forbes contributor network and Institute for the Advancement of Understanding Why There Are So Many Spider Eggs In Your Hair.

“Apple's New iPhones Have An Expensive Nasty Surprise.” (Tip o' the antlers to @JonyIveParody.)

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07:00
Giphy offers easy access to GIFs with iOS keyboard...

Giphy announced an update to its iOS app that will give users the ability to quickly share GIFs from the Giphy Keyboard extension within any app that supports multimedia. The company responsible for providing GIFs in Instagram DMs is also launching a...

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06:44
Blackberry CEO Says He Values Customer Privacy

On stage at the Toronto Global Forum, Blackberry CEO John Chen says he values customer privacy.

Chen spoke about BlackBerry’s emphasis on privacy and security-focused software services, as it has moved away from competing with the likes of Google and Apple in the smartphone realm. The event took place the same morning that BlackBerry announced a new Security Credential Management System (SCMS) for cities and car companies, aimed at securing smart cities systems and autonomous vehicles.

You can’t steal customer data if you don’t have any customers. Also, there’s no such thing as privacy in a smart city, and it sounds like Blackberry is moving into that area.


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06:42
Oh Samsung

The Verge (via DF):

Samsung is getting criticized by hypebeasts everywhere after it claimed to be collaborating with Supreme; in reality, it partnered with a Supreme rip-off. Samsung is actually partnering with a fake legal brand, a rival company based in Barletta, Italy, that beat Supreme NYC in a court case this summer regarding who can use the brand name in Italy.

Supreme is a well known fashion brand, established in New York City. To get a sense of the brand, take a look at the jacket on this page, as well as their iconic logo.

A copycat Supreme brand sprung up in Italy. SupremeNYC sued them, the ...

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06:37
Egypt gives Apple 60 days to resolve ‘unfair...

Just 24 hours ago, a Chinese judge granted an injunction against Apple. Now, the Egyptian government is playing hardball with the tech giant as well, stating that Apple has just two months to end “unfair restrictions” on regional product distributors.

While the 60 day deadline doesn’t include the threat of a permanent sales ban, Egyptian officials are angry over the exceedingly difficult and high income requirements needed to purchase a iPhone in the country.

Today’s statement comes from Egypt’s Official Gazette, which subsequently threatens to take legal action if changes aren’t made by the end of the two month deadline.

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06:37
Super Micro Audit Finds No Evidence of Spy Chips

Software and design files for the motherboards were also examined, and no unauthorized components or signals were found.


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06:30
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ named most-streamed...

Variety:

Today (Dec. 10), the original song and official video for “Bohemian Rhapsody,” taken from the group’s 1975 album “A Night at the Opera,” surpassed 1.6 billion streams globally across all major streaming services.

And:

Brian May, Queen’s guitarist and founding member said, “So the River of Rock Music has metamorphosed into streams! Very happy that our music is still flowing to the max!”

And:

-“Bohemian Rhapsody” is the only song in history ever to have topped the U.K. charts twice at Christmas.

Whoever pulled together the marketing campaign for the Bohemian Rhapsody movie did a masterful job.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:29
iFinance 4.5.3 - Comprehensively manage your...

iFinance allows you to keep track of your income and spending -- from your lunchbreak coffee to your new car -- in the most convenient and fastest way. Clearly arranged transaction lists of all your financial resources from your debit account to your credit card and cash show you exactly what you spend your money on - the first and most crucial step in getting your finances on-track. iFinance lets you know how your assets perform. Have it analyze your finances and the available charts and reports will show you instantly what your biggest spending items are and where there's potential for savings. The convenient budget feature helps you review your financial goals. How much money can you spend today if you want to stay within your budget? How much more income is needed to achieve your monthly goal?

It supports several different banking file formats, such as CSV, QIF, OFX, and mt940. Import your data by using one of these formats or retrieve your bank account...

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06:25
Infinity Blade trilogy says goodbye to the iOS App...

Epic Games:

The three Infinity Blade games are no longer available for purchase as of today, 12/10/18. This groundbreaking trilogy took mobile gaming to new heights and pushed Epic Games in new, innovative directions. Along with the three Infinity Blade games, all in-app purchase options have been removed. Current owners will continue to be able to play these games, and download* them to their devices from an account that owns them, for the foreseeable future.

The Infinity Blade games really showed off the iPhone’s graphics engine. But the franchise is getting a bit long in the tooth. Infinity Blade III was released in 2013.

I think this says more about the massive success of Fortnite. Epic knows where their bread is buttered.

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06:21
More Americans now get their news from social media...

A Pew research study has revealed that, for the first time, more Americans get their news from social media than from newspapers …

more…

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06:17
Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in...

Reuters:

Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer Inc told customers on Tuesday that an outside investigations firm had found no evidence of any malicious hardware in its current or older-model motherboards.

That outside firm was Nardello & Co. From the Nordello web site:

Nardello & Co. is a global investigations firm with experienced professionals handling a broad range of issues including the FCPA/UK Bribery Act and other corruption-related investigations, civil and white collar criminal litigation support, asset tracing, strategic intelligence and political risk assessment, computer forensics and reputational due diligence.

Digging a bit more, this seems to fall into their Digital Investigations & Cyber Defense Division, headed by Mark Ray. From Mark Ray’s page:

Mark was a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Incident Response practice and led the firm’s US Cyber Threat Intelligence Center. Prior to joining PwC, Mark had a...

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06:17
Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in...

Reuters:

Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer Inc told customers on Tuesday that an outside investigations firm had found no evidence of any malicious hardware in its current or older-model motherboards.

That outside firm was Nardello & Co. From the Nordello web site:

Nardello & Co. is a global investigations firm with experienced professionals handling a broad range of issues including the FCPA/UK Bribery Act and other corruption-related investigations, civil and white collar criminal litigation support, asset tracing, strategic intelligence and political risk assessment, computer forensics and reputational due diligence.

Digging a bit more, this seems to fall into their Digital Investigations & Cyber Defense Division, headed by Mark Ray. From Mark Ray’s page:

Mark was a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Incident Response practice and led the firm’s US Cyber Threat Intelligence Center. Prior to joining PwC, Mark had a...

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06:14
Tor Browser Bundle 8.0.4 - Anonymize Web browsing...

The Tor Browser Bundle is an easy-to-use portable package of Tor, Vidalia, Torbutton, and a Firefox fork preconfigured to work together out of the box. It contains a modified copy of Firefox that aims to resolve the privacy and security issues in mainline version.

Tor was originally designed, implemented, and deployed as a third-generation onion-routing project of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. It was originally developed with the U.S. Navy in mind, for the primary purpose of protecting government communications. Today, it is used every day for a wide variety of purposes by normal people, the military, journalists, law-enforcement officers, activists, and many others.



Version 8.0.4:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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06:12
Apple patent would allow you to switch user profiles...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,154,316) for a “motion-based configuration of a multi-user device.” The details in the patent seem to involve a TV set, but more likely involve a Mac or a new Apple TV set-top box.

For years it was rumored that Apple was working on its own HDTV. I think the company probably was, but eventually gave up on those plans. 

The newly granted patent would have made for an interesting TV — and, if realized, would make for an interesting iMac, Apple TV, or new Apple display. You would be able to configure/control the devices by gestures.

In the patent, Apple lists devices such as computers, tablet computers, televisions, multimedia devices, mobile devices, set-top boxes, “and the like.” The tech giant notes that many of these are multi-user devices with access to different content, personalization options, passwords and/or other credentials depending on with which user profile the multi-user device is configured for.

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05:58
Remember reports how Apple suppliers are hurting...

There have been a flurry of reports about Apple suppliers that make iPhones and iPhone parts are hurting because of poor iPhone sales. Those reports may have been a teeny bit overblown.

TSMC and Hon Hai Precision (aka Foxconn), two of Apple's major iPhone production partners, have reported street-beating revenue for November, reports Bloomberg. Both posted a 5.6% rise in sales last month. 

Of course, it’s possible this Bloomberg article may be as questionable as its October story that Apple had been hacked by Chinese spies. Hopefully, today’s report is more accurate.



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05:54
Microsoft OneNote 16.20 - Free digital notebook.

OneNote is your very own digital notebook. With OneNote, you can capture that flash of genius, that moment of inspiration, or that list of errands that's too important to forget. Whether you're at home, in the office or on the go, your notes travel with you. And you can share your notes and collaborate with others, across multiple devices!

Here are some more ideas on how to use OneNote:

  • Capture rich notes for classwork, meetings, or research
  • Keep track of your shopping list and mark items off wherever you are
  • Create an itinerary and keep track of your travel plans for your next big vacation
  • Take pictures of receipts and bills to remove some of the paper clutter
  • Collaborate and share ideas with your team
  • Research items and prices to make the best purchasing decision
  • Keep and edit all of your notes



Version 16.20:

  • Mac Touch Bar support: Use the Touch Bar...
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05:50
Egypt says Apple is violating competition rules, has...




Apple and its regional distributor have 60 days to change how they do business in Egypt or face with legal corrective action by the Egyptian Competition Authority, according to a new government decree.

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05:50
This week’s best iTunes movie deals: Star Wars or...

It’s time for our weekly batch of iTunes movie deals, and this time around there’s plenty of big names. Binge watching season is upon us as the holidays roll-on. Today’s sale delivers a number of notable discounted titles to enjoy throughout December. Head below for deals on Star Wars titles, Spider-Man, holiday classics and more.

more…

The post This week’s best iTunes movie deals: Star Wars or Spider-Man from $10, Holiday Favorites, 4K, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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05:48
How to change Haptic Touch gesture duration on...

iOS 12.1.1 added Haptic Touch support for notification previews on iPhone XR. It also added a new menu in Accessibility settings that lets you change the Haptic Touch settings …

more…

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05:48
Remember how ‘Bloomberg’ told us that Apple had been...

A Bloomberg report in October claimed that Apple, Amazon, and almost 30 other companies have been the subject of hacking by Chinese spies embedding chips in hardware for surveillance purposes. Apple says this simply wasn’t true, and a new report backs up the Cupertino, California-based company.

Computer hardware maker Super Micro Computer tells customers that an outside investigations firm had found no evidence of any malicious hardware in its current or older-model motherboards. An unnamed “person familiar with the analysis” told...

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05:39
Apple Pay comes to Germany with support for 15 banks...

Apple Pay is now available in Germany with support for 15 banks and services such as Comdirect and Deutsche Bank.

Apple Pay is currently available in 25 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, KazakhstanItaly, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, the U.S., Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Poland, and the United Arab Emirates.

Apple Pay works with the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone X, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and the Apple Watch. When paying within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with the iPhone 6s and later, the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, 9.7-inch iPad, and iPad Pro. It’s also compatible with macOS Sierra and higher.



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05:35
Arrest of Huawei CFO could put Apple at risk of...

The arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on suspicion of breaching US sanctions on Iran could have implications for Apple, suggests a report.

Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1st in response to a US request for her extradition, as CNN reports …

more…

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05:35
There’s Finally an App For Email Newsletters

I just discovered this app yesterday and I’m genuinely excited by it. Stoop is an app that manages your email newsletters. Once you create an account, it gives you a unique email to use when you want to sign up for a newsletter. That way, newsletters go directly to the app, and not your email inbox. There are collections of newsletters inside, broken down by categories like tech, news, crypto, sports, finance, and more. Plus you’ll find curated lists of newsletters. It’s also easy to unsubscribe to newsletters you no longer want. You can link other email accounts and forward newsletters to your Stoop email. There are no notifications either; you’ll be reading the newsletters on your own time, when you want. App Store: Free


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05:33
Apple, other tech firms criticize Australia’s new ‘...

Apple, Google Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and other tech firms have criticized the “anti-encryption” law passed by the Australian government last week, reports TechCrunch.

“The new Australian law is deeply flawed, overly broad, and lacking in adequate independent oversight over the new authorities,” says the Reform Government Surveillance coalition (which is what Apple and the tech firms are collectively calling themselves) in a statement. The tech companies added that the law would “undermine the cybersecurity, human rights, or the right to privacy of our users.”

The law would require companies like Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities. The measure, which targets platforms the Australian government says could be used for criminal activities or to plan a terror attack, would require police to...

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05:08
TSMC and Foxconn revenues up, contrary to dour...




TSMC and Foxconn, two of Apple's major iPhone production partners, have reported street-beating revenue for November, casting some doubt on supply chain reports suggesting component suppliers are struggling following iPhone production cuts.

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05:00
Jamf CEO: 2019 will see the ‘greatest Windows-to-Mac...

As Apple has continued to push deeper and deeper into the enterprise, Dean Hager, CEO of Apple device management company Jamf, predicts that 2019 will be the greatest Windows to Mac migration in history. 

Windows users are about to come to fork in the road as extended support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. Hager says that, for the 100 million (plus) users on Windows 7, an operating system that was released nearly a decade ago, they will have two choices:

  • Migrate to Windows 10, which was released on July 29, 2015, and potentially use that operating system for several more years. 

  • Follow the growing trend of enterprise users making the switch to Mac.

“As has been thoroughly documented, the demand for Mac is already here — and even Microsoft knows that,” Hager says. “...

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04:38
Super Micro found no evidence of iCloud spy chips...




The supplier at the heart of Bloomberg's contentious iCloud spy chip story has completed its promised audit, and has told customers that it found no evidence of server tampering.

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04:23
Four Years After Apple Pay was introduced, German...

A local German news site is reporting that Apple is finally bringing its iPhone payment service Apple Pay to Germany some four years after it was first launched in the US. The service will be introduced in the Bundesrepublik by the end of the year, CEO Tim Cook said on Tuesday at a presentation of current quarterly figures. Cook did not initially disclose further details such as the names of participating supermarket chains.

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04:13
Super Micro audit complete, including servers...

The tech news was dominated in October by a dramatic Bloomberg claim that Chinese spy chips had been embedded into the Super Micro motherboards of servers supplied to Apple, Amazon and others. The report claimed that Apple had discovered the chips, and reported the fact to the FBI.

All involved – Apple, Amazon and Super Micro – denied the claims, but the motherboard supplier decided the only way to lay this to rest was to commission an independent audit to investigate. That investigation has now been completed, and the firm says it found absolutely no evidence to support the...

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04:00
How’s your iPhone battery health? Use the Battery...

After Apple received a spate of bad publicity about how it chose to throttle older iPhones with degraded batteries, it apologized and offered a battery replacement program for many phones at reduced cost. But it also pledged to improve how it disclosed to users the state of their battery.

It’s a little hidden, as you have to launch Settings and then tap Battery to see monitoring details. Tap Battery Health, and you see two important stats.

Maximum Capacity measures the peak charge that the battery can hold. (Mine is currently 91 percent after about 14 months of solid use.) It’s normal for this to decline slowly over a period of time, and decline faster the more frequently you run through a charge on your phone.

...

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03:30
How to take an ECG with the ECG app on an Apple...

You can take an electrocardiogram (ECG) with the ECG app in watchOS 5.1.2 on the Apple Watch Series 4.

An ECG (or EKG) is a test that records the timing and strength of the electrical signals that make the heart beat. By looking at an ECG, a doctor can gain insights about your heart rhythm and look for irregularities.

The ECG app can record your heartbeat and rhythm using the electrical heart sensor on Apple Watch Series 4 and then check the recording for atrial fibrillation (AFib), a form of irregular rhythm.

The ECG app records an electrocardiogram which represents the electrical pulses that make your heart beat. The ECG app checks these pulses to get your heart rate and see if the upper and lower chambers of your heart are in rhythm. If they’re out of rhythm, that could be AFib.

To use the ECG app, you’ll need an Apple Watch Series 4 with watchOS 5.1.2, paired with iPhone 5s or later with iOS 12.1.1. To set up the app:

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03:17
Key iPhone suppliers TSMC and Foxconn report strong...

Throughout November, we saw reports of cuts at many iPhone suppliers, supposedly due to order cuts from Apple regarding demand weakness in iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

However, arguably the two most important members of Apple’s supply chain, Foxconn assembly and A12 chipmaker TSMC, just reported good revenues for November (via Bloomberg).

more…

The post Key iPhone suppliers TSMC and Foxconn report strong November revenue, countering recent supply side pessimism appeared first on 9to5Mac...

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03:15
Rumor: Apple Pay expected to launch in Germany this...

If you’re in or headed to Germany, you’re going to like this.

According to the rumor mill, Apple Pay will make its long-awaited German launch this week.

The report, published by German blog Macerkopf, cited unnamed sources within German banking circles, who indicated that the launch will likely occur on Tuesday with mobile bank N26 and Comdirect expected to be among the initial participating issuers in the country.

This dovetails with a comment Apple CEO Tim Cook having stated back in July that Apple Pay would launch in Germany by the end of 2018. Given that Apple Pay is also listed as “coming soon” on Apple’s website in Germany, a launch is expected to be imminent.

Apple Pay first launched in the United States in October 2014 and has since expanded to many other countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, China, Singapore, Switzerland, France, Japan, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Russia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Ireland,...

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03:00
Apple Watch ECG feature requires local regulatory...

If you’re north of the border, you might have to wait for some time for the ECG feature of the Apple Watch Series 4 to come your way.

In response to a query on Twitter asking if the approval process has commenced to allow the ECG function to work, government agency Health Canada advised it “has not received an application for the Apple Watch Series 4” at all.

As such, the regulator appears to be laying the blame for this at Apple’s feet, citing that “The decision to submit a medical device license application rests with the manufacturer.”

ECG monitoring is typically only performed by hardware provided to medical professionals and healthcare providers, and are typically prevented from being provided to the general public. For it to be available to use by consumers, the Apple Watch has to receive regulatory approval for the Apple Watch Series 4 on a country-by-country basis.

The ECG feature became available after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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03:00
iDevices Outdoor Switch review: A premium smart...

This HomeKit-compatible smart outlet is protected from the weather, so you can extend the perimeter of your smart home into in wet and damp locations such as your patio and porch.

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03:00
Adobe Premiere Rush CC review: Consumer video editor...

Premiere Rush CC, a brand new video app from Adobe, emphasizes speed in the creation and sharing of online video targeted to the social media crowd.

Unlike Premiere Pro, Premier Elements, and Premiere Clip (Adobe’s other desktop and mobile video apps), Rush operates across devices with nearly identical desktop and mobile versions that can save all footage in the cloud. Your movie is accessible anytime, anywhere via an auto sync feature that you can enable if you choose, or you can save your video locally. Rush, powered partly by Adobe’s Sensei artificial intelligence framework, is compatible with the latest version of Premiere Pro.

To read this article in full, please click here

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02:48
Thunderbird 60.3.3 - Email client from Mozilla.

As of July 2012, Thunderbird has transitioned to a new governance model, with new features being developed by the broader free software and open source community, and security fixes and improvements handled by Mozilla.

Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform e-mail and news (NNTP) client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a Web browser.



Version 60.3.3:

Migrated

  • Thunderbird 60 will migrate security databases (key3.db, cert8.db to key4.db, cert9.db). Thunderbird 60.3.2 and earlier contained a fault that potentially deleted saved passwords and private certificate keys for users using a master password. Version 60.3.3 will prevent the loss of data; affected users who have already upgraded to version 60.3.2 or earlier can restore the deleted key3.db file from backup to complete the migration.

Fixed

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00:01
How to check if your carrier supports eSIM

The eSIM feature is getting a ton of buzz lately with the release of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. It gained even more traction with iOS 12.1 and iOS 12.1.1, which added support for more carriers around the world.

Follow along to learn how to check to see if your carrier supports eSIM.

more…

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00:00
How to get the best exercise and movement tracking...

Apple Watch can help users live healthier lives in a variety of ways. One of the ways it can do that is by tracking movement and helping users be more aware of how active they are. Read on for how to get the best exercise and movement tracking with Apple Watch.

more…

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Monday December 10

21:35
Apple Pay launches in Germany with support for 15...




Making good on promises to take Apple Pay live in Germany before year's end, Apple on Tuesday activated services of its mobile payments solution in the region with support for 15 financial institutions including Comdirect and Deutsche Bank.

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21:23
Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany,...

Apple Pay has officially launched in Germany, as a report first suggested as a possibility earlier today. Users have taken to Twitter to show they are successfully able to add their debit and credit cards to Apple’s mobile payment platform.

more…

The post Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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20:59
Pixelmator 3.8.1 - Powerful layer-based image editor.

Pixelmator is a beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editor for OS X. It has everything you need to create, edit, and enhance your images.

Pixelmator is a layer-based image editor. You can quickly create layers from your photos, other pictures, from selections, or even your iSight. Yes, Pixelmator can add a layer to your composition directly from your Mac's little camera. Not only can you link and arrange added layers, but Pixelmator also allows you to blend layers, change their opacity, create clipping masks, or even add layer masks to hide some portions of a layer.



Version 3.8 (3.8.1):

Note: Now requires OS X 10.12 or later

Note: The downloadable demo is version 3.8.1; the version available for purchase on the Mac App Store is version 3.8.

Pixelmator 3.8 Phoenix brings full support for macOS Mojave, colorful SVG fonts, Continuity Camera support, and more....

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20:59
Malwarebytes 3.6.21.2055 - Adware removal tool (was...

Malwarebytes (was AdwareMedic) helps you get your Mac experience back. Malwarebytes scans for and removes code that degrades system performance or attacks your system. Making your Mac once again your Mac. The app can be used for free to clean infected devices, but real-time protection requires an upgrade to the Premium plan, whose pricing info can be found here.

What It Does

  • Removes adware, such as Genieo, VSearch, and Vidx
  • Removes malware, including Trojans
  • Scans quickly
  • Simplifies program management through a clean, lean interface

How It Does It

  • Anti-adware
  • Anti-malware
  • Light footprint
  • Simple interface



Version 3.6.21.2055:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.10 or later...

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20:59
iStat Menus 6.31 - Monitor your system right from...

iStat Menus lets you monitor your system right from the menubar. Included are 8 menu extras that let you monitor every aspect of your system.

Features

  • CPU -- Monitor cpu usage. 7 display modes, multiple core support.
  • Memory -- Monitor memory usage. 4 display modes, page ins/outs and swap usage display.
  • Disks -- Monitor disk usage and activity. 6 display modes, ability to hide disks you dont want to see.
  • Network -- Monitor current and total bandwidth, peak bandwidth, IP addresses, and the ability to hide network connections you don't want to see.
  • Temps -- Monitor the temperature of your Mac. 2 display modes, ability to hide sensors you don't want to see.
  • Fans -- Monitor the fan speeds in your Mac. 2 display modes, ability to hide sensors you don't want to see.
  • Bluetooth --...
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20:59
Unite 2.0 - $9.99

Unite allows you to quickly and easily turn websites into full-featured, native apps on macOS. With Unite 2, we've completely rewritten the backend browser with WebKit 2, enabling support for the latest web standards and technologies. And, because Unite apps are each a unique browser, they feature separate cookies and settings, as well as support for user scripts and user styles. ​Unite 2 includes a series of new category-leading customization features, including the ability to choose a custom color for your window, toggle the icon and window name, make a floating browser window, and more. In addition to modern web browsing features, Unite apps include macOS-specific features, including notifications, TouchBar support, the ability to pin apps to the status bar, and much more.



Version 2.0:

  • Rewritten backend browser built on WebKit 2
  • Improved downloading abilities
  • Support for fullscreen video
  • Support for...
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20:59
VueScan 9.6.23 - Scanner software with advanced...

VueScan is a scanning program that works with most high-quality flatbed and film scanners to produce scans that have excellent color fidelity and color balance. VueScan is easy to use, and has advanced features for restoring faded colors, batch scanning and other features used by professional photographers.

Why should you use VueScan?

  • Easy to use - just run VueScan, press Preview, adjust the cropping, then press Scan.
  • Accurate colors - uses ICC profiles and IT8 calibration.
  • Powerful - dozens of advanced options.
  • Faster workflow - can edit one image while the next image is being scanned (most scanner software won't let you work with one image while another is being scanned).
  • Simple to install - installing VueScan changes nothing on your system, installs nothing in your operating system and all other scanner software will continue to function.

The list of supported scanners is...

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20:59
Thunderbird 60.3.2 - Email client from Mozilla.

As of July 2012, Thunderbird has transitioned to a new governance model, with new features being developed by the broader free software and open source community, and security fixes and improvements handled by Mozilla.

Thunderbird is a free, open-source, cross-platform e-mail and news (NNTP) client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a Web browser.



Version 60.3.2:

Fixed:

  • Under some circumstances Thunderbird on Mac will send attachments using the so-called AppleDouble format which can lead to problems with mail servers and recipients
  • Encoding problems when exporting address books or messages using the system charset. Messages are now always exported using the UTF-8 encoding.
  • If the "Date" header of a message was invalid, Jan 1970 or Dec 1969 was displayed. Now using date from "Received" header instead.
  • ...
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20:59
Apple Security Update 2018-006 - For macOS 10.12.6...

Apple Security Update is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X. For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

The download link above is for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra; see Related Links for additional security updates.



Version 2018-006:

Note: Recent security updates for macOS 10.13.x High Sierra are included in the respective updaters for that version of the operating system, found here.

  • To read the release notes, go here.



  • macOS 10.12.6
  • Download for macOS 10.11.6 in Related Links
  • See Related Links for other system versions

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20:51
Apple Pay Launches in Germany

Apple Pay made its long-awaited debut in Germany this evening, allowing iPhone and Apple Watch users in the country to finally take advantage of the contactless mobile payments service if their card issuer supports it.

At launch, Apple Pay partners in Germany include American Express, Deutsche Bank, Hanseatic Bank, HypoVereinsbank, Edenred, Comdirect, Fidor Bank, and mobile banks and payment services o2, N26, boon, bunq, and VIMpay. It may take until the end of the day before the rollout is fully completed.

MacRumors readers and Twitter users are starting to share screenshots of their Apple Pay cards in the Wallet app on iPhone.

Apple Pay ist nun auch in Deutschland endlich verfügbar!#ApplePay #ApplePayGermany...

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20:38
Indie game 'Celeste' is getting a limited...

One of the downsides of digital media is never getting the satisfaction of holding your favorite title in hand. That will change for fans of indie platformer Celeste. Limited Run Games is releasing physical copies of the title for PlayStation 4 and N...

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20:24
As Expected, Silicon Valley Bitterly Complains about...

Last Thursday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Australia Passes their Anti-Encryption Law which is likely to create Sparks in Silicon Valley." If anything, Silicon Valley is predictable and late this afternoon TechCrunch reports that Apple, Google and Microsoft under the "Global Government Surveillance Reform" rebuked the anti-encryption law passed last week.

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19:32
Samsung Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Smartphone...

Samsung today introduced its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A8s. It is Samsung's first smartphone with an Infinity-O display, which has a nearly edge-to-edge, uninterrupted design beyond a small hole for the front-facing camera.

It is also Samsung's first smartphone without a headphone jack, much to the amusement of iPhone users, as Samsung has mocked Apple for over two years over its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016, a trend that has continued through to the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

While on stage unveiling the new Galaxy Note7 in 2016, for example, Samsung executive Justin Denison made sure to point out that the device came with a headphone jack. "Want to know what else it comes with?" he asked. "An audio jack. I'm just saying," he answered, smirking as the...

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18:59
Google adds Lens to its iOS search app

You no longer have to fire up Google Photos if you want to use Lens searches on your iPhone. Google has rolled the AI-based feature into its iOS search app, putting it in a more logical place than your image library. Tap the Lens icon in the search...

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18:17
Apple, other US tech giants denounce Australian...




Apple and a cadre of U.S. tech companies on Monday signed a letter condemning Australia's recent passage of a cybersecurity bill that bolsters law enforcement and government efforts to obtain access to encrypted messages.

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18:12
Epic Games Removes 'Infinity Blade'...

Epic Games today announced that its Infinity Blade role-playing game trilogy has been removed from the App Store.

In a blog post, the video game studio said "it has become increasingly difficult for our team to support the Infinity Blade series at a level that meets our standards," adding that the trilogy "will always hold a special place" in its history.

Along with the three Infinity Blade games, all in-app purchase options have been removed, according to Epic Games. iPhone users who already purchased the games will remain able to play them, and re-download them from the App Store using the same Apple ID that was originally used, for the foreseeable future.

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What's on TV: 'Below,' 'Roma...

After dropping slew of holiday-related material last week including a new Neo Yokio flick, Netflix has its Sabrina special this week as well as Alfonso Cuarón's (Gravity) new movie Roma. For gamers, the long-awaited indie title Below is bringi...

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Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new...

Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement access encrypted messages. TechCrunch reports today, however, that Apple is among a handful of tech companies coming out against the legislation.

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Two unruly nuns embezzled $500,000 from school, hit...

“Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned…” indeed. You just know there’s a Hollywood screenwriter working on turning this into a movie as we speak.

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House committee says Equifax data breach was '...

Congress clearly didn't buy Equifax's attempt to pin its massive data breach on one lone technician. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a staff report declaring that the breach was "entirely preventable" and the result...

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How to view which apps have location permissions on...

A recent report noted that some apps are mining your location to send to advertisers. Follow along to learn how to view which apps have location permissions on iOS.

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Epic Games pulls pioneering 'Infinity Blade...




Epic Games, developers of worldwide phenomenon Fortnite, on Monday pulled all titles attached to its venerable iOS franchise "Infinity Blade" from the App Store, citing difficulties to maintain support for the apps.

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AI Will Lead to Self-Designing Machines

At ars tecnnica: “Manufacturing is in the early stages of a state of disruption brought on by technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D printing.” This fascinating discussion lays out a future in which humans and AIs partner to design machines which, in turn, redesign themselves on the job.  Amongst all the other possibilities, this would come in very handy for remote space probes and landers.

For example, a robot on Mars might detect very loose sand and determine it cannot move about efficiently to complete its mission,” explains Ben Schrauwen, co-founder and CTO of Oqton, an autonomous manufacturing platform.”The robot could learn to suggest different modalities on how to move in that environment, and, with 3D printing technology and some local robotics, it’s very conceivable that the robot could reconfigure itself at a distance to continue its mission unimpeded.”

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Epic Games removes Infinity Blade trilogy from the...

Epic Games announced today that it has removed its three Infinity Blade for iOS games from the App Store. The three games are no longer available to purchase from the App Store and all in-app purchases have also been removed. Epic Games explained its decision in a blog post.

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iOS Mysteries, Choosing Your Server, & Cool...

iOS is wonderful… and mysterious, especially when it asks you to login, or shows you duplicates of your data. Listen to John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton solve these problems and more for you. Then, should you get a separate Mac as a server, or can you run in the background? And, of course, more Cool Stuff Found just for you. Press play, listen, learn, and enjoy!


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Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary debuts January...

Fyre Festival was billed as "the cultural experience of the decade," but as we all know, it actually turned out to be a massive disaster that was far from the luxurious, celebrity-filled event it was advertised to be. A lot as gone down since it all...

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15:22
Google Lens visual search now rolling out to Google...

Google Lens began widely rolling out to Android in March and got a big update at I/O 2018 with real-time results and smart text selection. The visual search feature is now rolling out to the Google app for iOS.

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15:04
watchOS 5.1.2 Brings ECG to the Apple Watch Series 4

Apple announced in September that its new Apple Watch Series 4 is capable of taking electrocardiogram readings as part of its health-monitoring features. That feature didn’t ship with the watch, but it’s now available with the watchOS 5.1.2 update, along with irregular heart rhythm monitoring on all supported Apple Watch models.

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YouTube bans the founder of far-right group the...

The Proud Boys have lost another online platform, though this time it's not for the far-right group's hate speech and support for violence. YouTube has terminated Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes' account following "multiple third-party claims" of c...

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Apple Daily Report: Apple job listings hints that...

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out. 

As noted by MacRumors, Apple continues to mention its unreleased wireless charging mat AirPower in recent job listings in the United States and New Zealand. The wireless charger, announced well over a year ago, will — should it ever actually see the light of day — be able to charge a Qi-compatible iPhone, an Apple Watch, and a pair of AirPods (in a special wireless charging case) at the same time regardless of where they're placed on the pad.

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Apple Fighting China iPhone Ban

Apple filed an appeal in China on Monday to try and overturn injunctions that prohibited the sale of a number of models of iPhones.


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14:11
Chrome 72 to support Dark Mode in macOS Mojave

Reddit users noted last week a developer had submitted support for the feature in Chromium – the open source browser that Chrome is built on.


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Carpool Karaoke Dominated UK YouTube in 2018

Carpool Karaoke ruled the UK in 2018, but users were less impressed with the video platform’s Rewind 2018 video.


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14:04
NASA’s Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space

This is truly an amazing feat. The fact that both Voyagers are still sending back data is a testament to the men and women who worked and continue to work on and with these incredible spacecraft.

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13:53
Merry Mixmas 2018

I’m a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas music but I gotta admit, I enjoyed this way more than I expected to.

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13:49
Amazon updates Alexa with new location-based...

Amazon today has rolled out a major update to its Alexa-enabled devices. Starting today, Alexa users can now access new features including location-based routines and reminders, timer enhancements, app notifications, email support, and more. These features were originally announced back in September, but are now making their way to users.

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Google+ bug exposes non-public profile data for 52...

On the Google blog announcement of this, Google said in the second paragraph, “…We’ve recently determined that some users were impacted by a software update…” “Some users” is defined by Google as “…approximately 52.5 million…”

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13:37
9to5Mac Daily: December 10, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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Amazon adds location-specific reminders and routines...

Alexa isn't just for at home anymore. Thanks to an update from Amazon, Alexa devices can perform time- and location-based routines and reminders, triggered at a given time or when you enter for leave a specific area. The update, which includes some f...

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Qualcomm says a Chinese court has banned sales of...

Enlarge / A Chinese woman reacts while setting up the facial recognition feature on her iPhone X inside an Apple showroom in Beijing in 2017. Qualcomm says a Chinese court has banned iPhone X sales in China. (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Qualcomm says it has scored an important victory in its long-running global patent battle with Apple over patent rights. According to Qualcomm, a Chinese court ruled that several recent iPhone models infringe multiple Qualcomm software patents and has...

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TMO Background Mode Special Edition #5 With Former...

Michael Gartenberg spent three years as Apple’s Senior Director of Product Marketing, reporting directly to Senior VP Phil Schiller. In his fifth encore appearance on Background Mode, Michael and I chat about Apple’s 2018 fall lineup of products. We talked about the Apple AirPower, still MIA. We examined the new 2018 MacBook Air and how the 2015 McBook was supposed to be the MBA successor—and failed. We looked at the new iPad Pros and how they may have broken through a computational barrier that will allow new capabilities. Finally, we looked at Apple’s 2018 iPhone product strategy as well as the corporate decision to suppress unit sales numbers. Michael is well versed in Apple marketing strategies and is always a delight to have on the show.


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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft already found water on its...

It didn't take long for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. The vessel has helped scientists discover water trapped inside Bennu's clays thanks to its two spectrometers, which spotted the hydroxyls (bonded...

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12:27
Hands-On With the iPhone XR Clear Case From Apple

It took nearly two months following the on-sale date for the iPhone XR, but Apple's highly anticipated clear case for the colorful device is now available. We're not entirely sure what the delay was in launching it, and it's currently the only first-party case available for the iPhone XR, so we went hands-on with the new case to see how it stacks up.

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Apple's clear case is intended to show off the colorful rear shell of the iPhone XR, and it does a great job at that, with a crystal clear view of the phone itself all around. The case is a bit firmer than we expected based on our previous experiences with third-party clear cases, so Apple's case holds its shape well while also providing solid protection.

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12:21
Google Maps introduces the For You tab

Today, the For You tab is making its way over to Google Maps in over 40 countries on iOS and 130+ new countries on Android—helping you stay up to date on fun, new places so you’ll know exactly where to take the fam this winter. The For You tab is designed to be a constant source of inspiration tailored to your tastes and preferences. Simply follow neighborhoods or places you’re interested in to get updates and recommendations—everything from recent news about an opening or pop up, a new menu item, and even restaurant suggestions based on what you’re likely to enjoy. If you’re making a trip this holiday season, the For You can help you get a jump start on travel planning even before you take off.

I mostly use Apple Maps, but I’ll give this a try just to see how it does picking places for me to visit.

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12:13
More people get their news from social media than...

For the first time since the Pew Research Center began tracking how adults in the US get their news, social media has edged out print newspapers. In a survey conducted earlier this year, 20 percent of adults said they often get news via social media...

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12:01
Qualcomm Fools Chinese Court with Invalided Patent...

Apple's CEO got an instant headache this morning as a Chinese court ordered a ban on most iPhone sales in the country as part of two preliminary injunctions. Apple was quick to respond in a statement stating that "Qualcomm's effort to ban our products is another desperate move by a company whose illegal practices are under investigation by regulators around the world. All iPhone models remain available for our customers in China."

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11:53
Review: Wash Ink Away With This Reusable Notebook

The Everlast notebook by Rocketbook is a reusable notebook. It marries digital technology with the physical world by letting you upload handwritten notes to the cloud.


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Lotus' first electric car might be a 1,000HP...

Lotus won't be the first British car manufacturer to go electric, but it might make waves when it does. Autocar sources claim Lotus' first EV will be a 1,000BHP (about 1,013HP) hypercar costing about £2 million, or roughly $2.5 million. It'd...

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Holiday Gift Guide: the best books and e-books about...




There are many books for people interested in Apple's design, in its past products and most certainly in Steve Jobs. AppleInsider recommends all the titles that we think will absorb you -- and warns you off the surprising one that won't.

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