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Wednesday November 23

How to Send Your Own Message to the iPad on Artemis...

NASA recently made the successful launch of Artemis 1, an unmanned mission working towards the return of humanity to the Moon. The capsule is orbiting the Moon now, without any astronauts aboard but carrying an iPad. Now, NASA is presenting people the opportunity to send a message to that iPad as Artemis 1 orbits the moon.

A Brief Rundown on Artemis 1 and the Callisto Project

NASA launched Artemis 1 as part of its efforts to start sending people to the moon again. The Orion capsule, which will eventually carry crew, will undergo various tests and experiments. Among those is the Callisto Project to test human-machine interfaces in space.

Inside the Orion capsule, NASA is employing an iPad, Cisco Webex video conferencing software and a special deep-space version of the Amazon Alexa voice assistant. On the ground, NASA...

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Best Black Friday iPhone Deals Available Now

Cellular carriers have always offered big savings on the newest iPhone models during the holidays, and Black Friday 2022 is no different. Right now we're tracking notable offers on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro devices from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. For even more savings, keep an eye on older models like the iPhone 13.

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

If you're looking for something other than iPhone, you can find all the Apple Black Friday Deals currently available in our dedicated post. Be sure to visit our Black Friday 2022 Roundup for all of the best deals and discounts happening this week.

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Moment Black Friday deals: save up to 60% on iPhone...

Moment offers cameras and accessories for photographers and iPhone users — and its Black Friday sale knocks up to 60% with a bonus promo code valid today only.Save up to 60% at MomentThe company offers shoppers up to 60% off all products on its website for the rest of the week. However, if you're looking to purchase Moment-branded gear, you can save an additional 10% on $250+ with promo code BlackFriday.


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Best Apple TV+ Shows and Movies to Watch With...

With the holiday season approaching, many people will be spending lots of time with family and friends. We thought we'd create a handy list of Apple TV+ shows and movies that are suitable for watching with family members young and old, and that are great to catch up on if you have some extra time in the coming weeks.


Starring well-known comedians Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds, "Spirited" is the perfect holiday movie. A retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, "Spirited" will see several Christmas ghosts visiting miser Ryan Reynolds, who plays the movie's Scrooge.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

If you're a fan of Charlie Brown, you won't want to miss out on A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which is streaming on ‌Apple TV+‌. In this classic, Peppermint Patty invites everyone over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and Snoopy cooks a holiday meal.

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Comedies and International Thrillers Now ‘Included...

With the arrival of Spirited on Apple TV+, the streaming service is now featuring several classic Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds’ movies that users can stream as part of the “Included with Apple TV+” collection.

Apple TV+ is also featuring several films in the international thriller genre to note the early-release of the first three episodes of Echo 3.

‘Included with Apple TV+’ Now Features Comedies and International Thrillers

For a limited time, audiences can enjoy several classic comedies starring the Spirited duo, ensuring there’s plenty to enjoy during the holiday weekend. There’s also several classic international thrillers in support of the early release for the series premiere of Echo 3.

For some time now, Cupertino has been...

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Flexibits Launches Black Friday Sale Offering 50%...

Flexibits today launched its Black Friday sale, offering 50 percent off your first year or 50 percent off your first month of Flexibits Premium, which includes access to Fantastical and Cardhop. This offer is for new customers only and will run through Cyber Monday on the Flexibits website. The subscription supports apps across macOS, iOS, and iPadOS.

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

Fantastical is a calendar app that can sync across apps for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Similarly, Cardhop can sync across Apple devices and provides a more in-depth contact management platform.


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St. Louis Galleria Mall Apple Store has stopped...

Apple's retail store in the St. Louis Galleria Mall has dropped its bid to unionize, blaming the company's hostility towards such efforts.Union efforts fail in St. LouisOn November 16, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union filed to represent employees at the St. Louis Apple Store. The group already represents Apple Towson Town Center employees in Maryland.


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Stirring the Disney/Apple M&A Stew

The tragedy in Hingham may have been an accident, Best Buy warns of too few iPhone 14 Pros, and somebody still wants Apple to buy Disney…

Driver Says Apple Store Crash Accidental; Faces Reckless Homicide Charge

So the guy who drove his SUV into an Apple Store on Monday says it was an accident. I’m sure you remember the story: A black SUV drove through the front of the Apple Derby Street Center location in Hingham, MA about an hour after it opened. The vehicle ended up at the back of the store, killing one individual and leaving ~20 injured. 

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Apple Supplier Potentially Hints at iPhone 15 Pro...

Apple supplier Cirrus Logic may have vaguely hinted at iPhone 15 Pro models getting haptic buttons next year, according to research firm Barclays.

In a letter to shareholders this month, the Texas-based semiconductor company said it continues to "engage with a strategic customer" and expects to "bring a new HPMS component to market in smartphones next year." HPMS refers to Cirrus Logic's high-performance mixed-signal chips, which includes haptic drivers for the Taptic Engine in iPhones.

On an earnings call with analysts this month, Cirrus Logic CEO John Forsyth narrowed down the timeframe for this new component coming to market to the "back half of next year," which would line up with iPhone 15 Pro models launching next September.

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Amazon Alexa Seen As ‘Colossal Failure,’ Set to Lose...

When Amazon first announced its Alexa voice assistant, then-CEO Jeff Bezos had high hopes for his pet project. The online retailer expected to capture record sales using the voice assistant. The idea was for consumers to just call out to their Echo devices to make purchases. This hasn’t proven to be the case, and now the business unit behind Amazon Alexa is seen as a colossal failure set to lose $10 billion by the close of 2022.

Current and Former Employees Call Amazon’s Hardware Team ‘A Division in Crisis’

There’s no doubt Amazon’s Echo hardware is prolific. The company lineup is among the best-selling items on Amazon. However, Amazon sells almost all of its Echo products at or near cost. One internal document seen by Business Insider (...

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Apple iPhone factory workers clash with police in...

Enlarge / Workers walk outside Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China, in 2010. (credit: Getty)

Violent worker protests have erupted at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China as authorities at the Foxconn plant struggle to contain a COVID-19 outbreak while maintaining production ahead of the peak holiday season.

Workers at the factory in Zhengzhou shared more than a dozen videos that show staff in a standoff with lines of police armed with batons and clad in white protective gear. The videos show police beating workers, with some bleeding from their heads and others limping...

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How to Watch ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Without...

Just in time for the holiday, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is now streaming on Apple TV+ without the need for a subscription, and we’re going to show users how to watch the holiday special for free.

With Cupertino having control of the streaming rights to Charlie Brown content, the service is offering a way users can access the classic holiday specials without the need for an Apple TV+ subscription.

How to Watch ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Without an Apple TV+ Subscription

Apple TV+ is now giving audiences a way to stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving without the need for an Apple TV+ subscription. As noted by AppleInsider, Charlie Brown holiday specials have been a staple of the holidays since the 1970s.

However, while these...

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Medical records company Epic partners with Apple on...

Medical records company Epic Systems has partnered with Apple to bring its electronic health record tools to macOS.Apple's Health app can handle health recordsApple wanted Epic to create a native version of the service for macOS, but Epic is reportedly developing a tool that would easier to run than a native app.


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Best Black Friday Apple Watch Deals Available Now

We're tracking all of the best Apple product discounts for Black Friday this week, and the Apple Watch always makes a great gift around the holiday season, so you're guaranteed to find solid discounts right now. In this article, you'll discover the best Black Friday sales on Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra.

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

We'll also be looking at previous generation models in an effort to include as many cost-saving options as possible, like the first-generation Apple Watch SE. Most sales can be found on Amazon below, but a few other retailers are matching, or offering their own discounts.

If you're looking for something other than Apple Watches, you can find all the Apple...

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Apple Comes Close to Nabbing Book Rights on Crypto...

Apple is said to be getting closer to acquiring rights for Michael Lewis’ upcoming book. The author of several critically acclaimed books will soon publish the story of crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried and his fallen FTX crypto company.

Apple In The Lead To Turning Crypto King Sam Bankman-Fried’s Story into a Film

Deadline reported that Apple seemed to be in the lead to turning the soon-to-be-published Lewis book into a feature film. Should Apple successfully grab the rights to the book, it would surely make a good addition to its catalog of films on Apple TV+.

Michael Lewis is author of several critically-acclaimed...

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Series Premiere of ‘Echo 3’ Arrives Before...

The new series Echo 3 is now streaming its first three episodes early on Apple TV+, just in time to watch over the holiday.

While Apple TV+ content typically sees premiere on Fridays, the streaming service seems to have released much of its content early, meaning audiences can now watch Echo 3 before its planned premiere date.

Apple TV+ Drops First Three Episodes of ‘Echo 3’ Before Thanksgiving

The first three episodes of Echo 3 are now streaming on Apple TV+, earlier than its anticipated Friday release. Starring Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman and Jessica Ann Collins, the series arrives from executive producer and creator Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker). With the first three episodes now available, one new episode will premiere weekly every Friday until Jan. 13.

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Tension Builds at Apple’s iPhone Plant in China,...

The current situation at Foxconn’s largest iPhone plant in China intensifies due to continued COVID-19 problems. Live-streamed videos show angry workers clashing with Foxconn security personnel.

Tension Escalates at Apple’s iPhone Plant in Zhengzhou, China

Footage of the escalating tension in Foxconn’s iPhone plant in Zhengzhou, China started circulating on Wednesday. Said footage showed hundreds of angry workers marching and protesting. Some of the workers were confronted by security personnel wearing hazmat suits as well as riot police. The report also said that police beat workers who were live-streaming the protests.

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Apple will not buy Disney, no matter how often it...

The rumor that Apple will buy Disney is old enough to buy an overpriced beer at EPCOT. And, it's back again, with so many talking heads strangely inspired by Disney re-hiring Steve Jobs' friend Bob Iger as CEO.Are you ready to see an Apple logo on the front of Cinderella's Castle?It is true that Disney has just re-hired Bob Iger as its CEO, three years after he stepped down. And it's true that during those three years, Iger said there had been a point where a merger between Disney and Apple could have "gotten there."


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Apple Pencil Black Friday Deal Has Second-Gen Stylus...

Amazon is continuing to introduce new record low prices across Apple's product lineup, today knocking the price of the second-generation Apple Pencil down to $89.00, from $129.00. As of writing, Amazon is the only major Apple reseller with this sale.

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

This is a match of the best price we've ever tracked on the Apple Pencil 2. The accessory has a delivery window between November 28 and November 30 right now, with the typical faster options available for Amazon Prime members.

$40 OFF

Apple Pencil 2 for $89.00

The Apple Pencil 2 is compatible with the following iPads: iPad mini (...

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Satechi Black Friday 2022: Get up to 30% off on all...

Satechi is kicking off its Black Friday 2022 sale, including accessories for Mac and other Apple products.Satechi offers great deals for its productsThrough its website, Satechi's Black Friday sale offers 25% off products using the code BFCM25, or 30% off for orders over $150 with the code BFCM30. These codes can't be combined with other promotions.


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The MacRumors Show: How We Use Our Apple Devices

On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show podcast we talk through our Apple device setups, must-have non-Apple gadgets, and Black Friday deals.

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After a busy year of new Apple product launches, we take a step back to consider our current device setups, why we chose the devices we've purchased, and how we use them on a daily basis – using our experiences as a springboard to guide others through new device buys ahead of the Black Friday weekend and the holiday period. We also touch on some of the best non-Apple gadgets that fit into our device ecosystems, including the Kindle, Oura Ring, Keychron K3, and Ember Smart Mug 2, and discuss how to...

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Apple TV 4K dips to $80 at Amazon, a new record low...

Amazon's record-breaking Apple TV deal means you can get an Apple TV 4K set-top box for only $80.Get the 2021 Apple TV 4K for $80Early Black Friday Apple deals are in full swing heading into the holiday, as Amazon drops the 32GB Apple TV 4K (2021 model) to just $79.99. See how it stacks up to the 2022 model in our Apple TV 4K 2021 vs 2022 comparison.


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iMazing 2.16.3 - Complete iOS device manager (was...

iMazing is the world’s favourite iOS device manager for Mac and PC. Millions of users every year leverage its powerful capabilities to make the most of their personal or business iPhone and iPad.

Often called 'The Swiss Army Knife of iPhone Management', iMazing offers a wide variety of features:

  • Time-Machine style local backups, on your schedule, via USB or Wi-Fi and to the storage location of your choice.
  • Live browsing of the iPhone's photo library. Preview and save hidden assets (originals of edited items, frames of bursts, videos of Live Photos).
  • Accurate PDF or Excel exports of Messages and WhatsApp chats, including attachments.
  • Other exports: music, files, contacts, calendars, notes, voicemail, call logs, voice memos, safari data, books.
  • Transfer to device: music, videos, photo albums, books, files.
  • Device to device data migration....
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RapidWeaver 8.10.5 - Create template-based websites...

RapidWeaver is a next-generation Web design application to help you easily create professional-looking Web sites in minutes. No knowledge of complex code is required, RapidWeaver will take care of all that for you. RapidWeaver produces valid XHTML- and CSS-based websites.

One of the perks about using RapidWeaver is that it has a strong custom theme community. You can download themes and edit them from within RapidWeaver and the result is a pretty slick-looking website that takes very little effort.

RapidWeaver also has a lot of custom plug-ins. Some of them make it easier to edit images directly in RapidWeaver. Others make creating a site map a matter of a few clicks. The supportive community that surrounds RapidWeaver is really what makes this great app superior to other WYSIWYG website creation tools. Be sure to check out YourHead for some little tools to help spice up your website in RapidWeaver....

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Black Friday 2022: Get Discovery Plus for just $0.99...

Ahead of Black Friday, Discovery Plus is offering a deal on its Ad-Lite plan, with customers able to pay just $0.99 per month for their first three months with the video streaming service.Discovery+ is only $0.99 per month for three monthsWith the holidays on the horizon, a few people may be worried about not having something they would like to watch on TV. In what could be considered a great answer to the problem, Discovery+ is offering a steep discount on subscriptions for its Ad-Lite plan.


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Aqara's new Cube T1 Pro adds support for HomeKit

Smart home vendor Aqara has released the Cube T1 Pro, adding support for Homekit and a new Scene Mode.Aqara Cube T1 ProThe Cube T1 Pro is an updated version of its older wireless Cube controller. Beyond HomeKit, it adds the newer Zigbee 3.0 protocol, which provides fast response times, high reliability, wide compatibility, and improved energy efficiency.


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How to watch Paramount+ on a Mac

Paramount+ is one of multiple video streaming services offering content from several channels. Here's how to watch Paramount+ on a Mac.How to watch Paramount+Paramount launched CBS All Access in 2014 before rebranding it as Paramount+ in 2021. It's available in various countries, including the US, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Italy, and others.


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Amazon Black Friday Apple TV 4K Sale Has 2021 Model...

Amazon's Black Friday deals keep coming strong as we get nearer to the 25th, and today the retailer has introduced an even better price on the 2021 Apple TV 4K. You can get the 32GB model for $79.99, down from its original $179.00 price tag.

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

Likewise, the 64GB Apple TV 4K from 2021 is down as well, available for $99.99, from $199.00. Both of these sales beat the previous record lows by about $20, and are the best prices we've tracked from any retailer...

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Daily deals Nov. 23: $150 off M2 MacBook Air, Apple...

Wednesday's best deals include $250 off 14-inch MacBook Pro, $150 for a Flexispot standing desk, 31% off AMD Ryzen 9 7950X desktop processor, and much more.Best deals November 23AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.


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Buy 10 Mac Studios, or this one Macintosh Color...

For $20,000 you could be the one to buy an Apple Macintosh Color Classic originally bought in the early 1990s — and then never taken out of its box.The Macintosh Color Classic was designed by Danielle De Iuliiss and first released in 1993 just before the dawn of PowerPC Macs. Built to be reminiscent of the original Mac, but with a color screen, it originally sold at price points starting at $1,400 — which adjusted for inflation is $2,887 in 2022.Now one is up for auction on eBay with a Buy It Now price of $19,995, plus shipping. That's six times more than it first cost, when corrected for 2022's money. Minus shipping, a Mac...

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Hundreds riot at Foxconn iPhone plant over terrible...

Workers rioting at Foxconn's main iPhone factory in Zhengzhou have clashed with police as windows and surveillance cameras have been smashed.Even as Foxconn is seeking to hire 100,000 more workers — and the Chinese authorities are asking ex-military people to sign up — staff have already been fleeing the factory. Now a riot broke out on Wednesday, with reports of hundreds of workers complaining about pay and conditions.According to Reuters, these rare scenes of public dissent in China were...

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Apple Nearing Deal for Film About Sam Bankman-Fried...

Apple is close to a deal for the book rights to Michael Lewis' story about the fall of entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried and his cryptocurrency trading platform FTX, reports Deadline.

The author of Moneyball, The Big Short, and The Blind Side spent six months will Bankman-Fried before his crypto exchange collapsed earlier this month. Bankman-Fried resigned as CEO of FTX, which was once understood to be worth up to $26 billion before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, amid allegations of fraud and mishandled customer funds.

With the story expected to be turned into a feature film, Deadline's sources peg the deal at mid-seven figures. If Apple successfully closes, the report suggests it will have beaten competition from the likes of Amazon and Netflix.

Lewis' book will attempt to explain the fall of...

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A Wild Riot has broken out at Foxconn's Largest...

It's being reported today that hundreds of workers joined protests at Foxconn's flagship iPhone plant in China, with some men smashing surveillance cameras and windows, footage uploaded on social media showed. Our report covers one of the videos on the riot

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Just a Reminder: Apple has launched the First Three...

Last week Apple hosted the World Premier of the action thriller Apple TV+ Series 'Echo 3' at the Lincoln Center in New York. Today, Apple has launched the first three episodes of Echo 3 on Apple TV ...

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iPhone Game Controller Backbone One Drops to Just $75

Need a physical gamepad for gaming on the go? The Backbone One Playstation iPhone Controller is a must-have. Today, you can buy it for ...

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Apple prepares case versus Corellium

Apple has been preparing several documents and proofs to show how Corellium’s virtual iOS tool creator for nefarious means. Corellium was reported to have ...

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iCloud for Windows users experience video and image...

iCloud for Windows users have reported video and photo anomalies when using the tool. Videos recorded using an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 13 ...

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The post iCloud for Windows users experience video and image bugs appeared first on iLounge.

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Samsung to produce iPhone NAND chips for the Chinese...

Apple is reportedly looking to purchase NAND chips for iPhone buyers in China. US regulations have forced the Cupertino-based company to buy its RAM ...

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Sneaky ways cops could access data to widely...

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It's not clear yet what role tech companies will play in helping police access data to prosecute abortions in post-Roe America, but it has already become apparent that law enforcement is willing to be sneaky when seeking data.

Cops revealed one potential tactic they could use back in June, when Meta faced scrutiny from reproductive rights activists for complying with a search warrant request from police in Madison County, Nebraska. The Nebraska cops told Meta they were investigating a crime...

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A black SUV crashed into Apple Derby street

The Apple Store in Hingham, Massachusetts was recently struck by a vehicle on Monday, according to a WCVB report. A black SUV went through ...

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Mondo Launches ‘Severance’ Vinyl Soundtrack

Mondo, a company specializing in collectible products, recently announced the launch of Apple TV+ ‘Severance’ vinyl soundtrack. The ‘Severance’ collectible vinyl soundtrack has two ...

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The post Mondo Launches ‘Severance’ Vinyl Soundtrack appeared first on iLounge.

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Car company exhibit reveals a Tesla with Apple Music...

A car show recently showed a Tesla vehicle with support for Apple Music in its infotainment system. The Petersen Automotive Museum in LA was ...

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Enjoy $40 Off on the AirPods 2

Black Friday deals continue to come in at full burst, and today you can get a huge discount on the 2nd-generation AirPods. Apple’s wireless ...

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Apple Original Films is close to landing a deal for...

It was reported late yesterday that Apple is near to a deal for the book rights to Lewis’ story about fallen crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried and his FTX empire.

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The Driver in the deadly Massachusetts Apple Store...

On Monday, Patently Apple posted a report titled "Developing Story: One Dead, 14+ People injured in a Horrific Vehicle Crash into an Apple Store Front in Massachusetts this morning." Last night we learned more on this case.

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Angry Protests Break Out at Key iPhone Factory in...

Riots broke out on Wednesday at the world's largest iPhone factory in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, according to video shared on social media.

Footage widely circulated online shows hundreds of Foxconn workers marching in protest, clashing with police and some being confronted by people in hazmat suits.

Some video captured workers complaining about the food they had been provided, with others protesting that they had not been paid bonuses as promised.

The Zhengzhou plant is Foxconn's biggest ‌iPhone‌ factory with around 200,000 workers. Foxconn is responsible for assembling around 70 percent of the iPhones that Apple sells, and it has been struggling to keep employees on site due to COVID lockdowns.

China's zero-COVID policy requires cities to quickly quell outbreaks through restrictions, and with COVID spreading in...

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Noise Around Various Voice Assistants – TMO Daily...

Noise Around Various Voice Assistants – TMO Daily Observations 2022-11-23

News on the Hingham Apple Store tragedy, stirring the Apple/Disney M&A stew, and the noise around various voice assistants – we’re wrapping a holiday shortened week with TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts. Happy Thanksgiving, one and all.

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Tuesday November 22

Posterino 3.11.12 - Create posters, collages,...

Posterino offers enhanced customization and flexibility including a variety of new, stylish templates featuring grids of identical or odd-sized image boxes. You can customize the size and shape of these boxes at any time. And with a single click, the application will automatically fill those boxes with random images drawn from the photos you uploaded. If you prefer to manually select images, you can simply drag and drop images into the template.

Sharing your photos is quick and simple as well. You can directly upload your completed collages to your Facebook, Twitter or Flickr account from inside the app, and export photos to iPhoto and your email. Posterino also lets you create and send custom e-cards with your very own stamps and postmarks.

The new features:

  • Improved workflow throughout: Adding, removing or creating image objects now results in an instant re-layout of your document.
  • New and improved content: Expect new...
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Black Friday iPad Pro deals: save up to $150 on M2...

Apple's powerful iPad Pro with M2 is up to $150 off for Black Friday, with exclusive promo code discounts in effect on the tables and AppleCare.M2 iPad Pro Black Friday deals are live.The Black Friday iPad discounts are courtesy of Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama, with promo code APINSIDER knocking up to $150 off numerous 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models equipped with the M2 chip.


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Apple in talks to acquire rights to 'The Big...

Apple is nearing a deal with "The Big Short" and "Moneyball" author Michael Lewis, hoping to score exclusive streaming rights for his upcoming work focusing on cryptocurrency.FTX


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Best Buy Reveals Black Friday Plans With Sitewide...

Following in the footsteps of Target and Walmart, Best Buy this week detailed its plans for the Black Friday shopping holiday and its schedule looks a lot like other retailers. In terms of sales, Best Buy has the expected list of TVs, appliances, video games, computers, streaming devices, and more.

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

Best Buy's Black Friday Schedule

Best Buy's week-long Black Friday sales began on November 20, and shoppers can expect deals to continue through Cyber Monday on November 28. For the most part, all of these deals are available both...

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Paramount Plus Black Friday deal: save 50% on your...

Enjoy half off your first year of Paramount Plus with Black Friday savings in effect now through November 27.Save 50% on a Paramount+ annual plan.Just in time for the long holiday weekend, new and returning Paramount Plus subscribers can save 50% on your first year of service.


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Amazon Offers Almost 20% Off Apple AirTag, More Deals

We continue tracking the great deals that are part and parcel of Early Black Friday shopping. Even before the turkey is settled in your stomach, you can score some great bargains. Today, we focus on a deal of almost 20% off a 4-pack of the Apple AirTag, bargain pricing on Logitech Blue Yeti microphones and more.

Help Your Loved Ones Keep Track of Their Belongings With This Amazon Discount on Apple AirTag

One of the best lost item finders around is arguably Apple’s AirTag. It’s also typically one of the priciest, even though the cost isn’t that bad. At $25 to $30 a piece, it’s actually a small price to pay when it comes to keeping up with lost luggage, misplaced keys and more.

For a limited time, Amazon has what has to be the lowest price we’ve seen yet on a 4-pack of the Apple AirTag. The...

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Bezalel Announces New Prelude X MagSafe Series...

Bezalel, the creators behind the award-winning Prelude Wireless MagSafe Charger, are back once again to announce the release of the new Prelude X MagSafe power adapter and battery pack series.

Offering the ability to quickly charge any iPhone 12 and newer, this new series from Bezalel provides Apple MagSafe charging along with several features at an affordable price.

Bezalel Announces the New Prelude X MagSafe Series

Bezalel has announced its new Prelude X MagSafe series. Featuring fast, efficient MagSafe charging, the company provides users with options at a price that can be easy on the wallet.

Starting off the lineup is the Prelude XS. This power adapter utilizes MagSafe wireless charging to charge an iPhone 12 or newer without the need for cables. Featuring 27-watt wireless charging and an available type-C port, the new Prelude XS can give iPhone users the power they need.

Additionally, the Prelude XS allows users to charge their iPhone and...

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RealityOS: Everything We Know About the Software...

Apple is developing a mixed reality AR/VR headset that's set to launch in less than a year, if rumors are to be believed. With new hardware comes new software, and Apple is working on a headset operating system that is set to be called realityOS or rOS.

This guide aggregates everything that we know about the realityOS operating system that will run on the upcoming AR/VR headset. We'll update this guide over time as we learn more about realityOS.


Apple has been working on the software that will run on the AR/VR headset since 2017, and according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, Apple will refer to it as realityOS, or rOS. The name will go along with the headset's name, which is expected to be either Reality One or Reality Pro.

realityOS is codenamed "Oak" internally, and references to it have been discovered in App Store logs...

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FCC ‘Nutrition Labels’ Could Help Demystify Broadband

Understanding internet service plans hasn’t always been easy. Consumers easily get themselves into a plan they think is fairly priced, only to be shocked when the “introductory” period expires and their monthly bill doubles or more. Even worse, buyers don’t always know about hidden fees and data usage costs. Thanks to new “Nutrition Labels” regulation by the FCC, broadband is set to become much easier to understand.

What Are Broadband Nutrition Labels?

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently approved new rules requiring broadband providers make their services easier to understand. New labels, designed to look much like the nutrition labels on food, should help make it easier for consumers to understand the ins and outs of their broadband service plans.


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Best Black Friday Apple TV Deals Available Now

Black Friday is in full swing, and one of the best sales you'll find at any retailer is on the 2021 Apple TV 4K. We're also tracking a few early markdowns on the brand new 2022 Apple TV 4K model, all of which you can find below.

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

You'll find the Apple TV 4K deals this year are mainly being offered by Amazon, with a few retailers matching these low prices. As with all Black Friday sales, be sure to be quick with your purchases because we're never sure exactly how long these will last.

If you're looking for something other than Apple TV 4K, you can find all the Apple Black Friday Deals currently available in our dedicated post. Be sure to visit our...

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1Password Previews Prospective Passkey Plans

Passkey promises from password-manager 1Password, brought to you by the letter P.

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Twitter May Finally Have a Good Vision for the Future

Elon Musk’s tenure so far at Twitter has been something I’ve frequently called a chaotic mess. His takeover of the social media platform has been a source of numerous “bad news” stories. Mass layoffs, the reinstatement of several accounts known to spew hate speech and a huge defection to other platforms has been the news du jour most days. Now, however, it seems there may finally be a vision for a better Twitter in the future. At least, today it looks that way.

Twitter Stats Hiring After So Much Firing

For starters, Elon Musk might be starting to have second thoughts about all the staff he laid off. Just days after ...

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How to Watch ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock’ Night...

Just in time for the start of the season, the new Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Night of the Lights holiday special is now streaming on Apple TV+, and today we’re taking a look at how to watch this special.

Seeing release Nov. 18, the new Night of the Lights spectacular is perfect for families and fans of the series to get into the holiday spirit.

How to Watch ‘Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock’ Night of the Lights on Apple TV+

The new Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Night of the Lights holiday special is now streaming on Apple TV+. Featuring fans’ most beloved Fraggles, including Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Bobber as well as new friends, the new special focuses...

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Amazon slashes AirPods to just $79 in latest round...

Apple AirPods have dipped to a new record low price on Amazon as a price war emerges on the entry model leading up to Black Friday. Pick up a pair for just $79.AirPods are priced as low as $79.Early Black Friday deals on AirPods continue to drive prices lower, with Apple's 2nd Gen AirPods with a Lightning Charging Case dipping to $79.99 (reg. $129).


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Rising iPhone ASPs and Processing Desert Plans

The average selling price for iPhones is up significantly, TSMC Arizona might be good for Apple after all, and entertainment news. That’s a snapshot of what we’re seeing from the Observation Deck today.

CIRP Sees Sharp Rise for iPhone ASPs Since 2020

Seeking Alpha ran a piece Monday arguing that Apple is “unlikely to outperform the market going forward.” The site listed a few reasons, including not having a truly new anything for the past several cycles, and having increased margins about as much as they’re able to do. When looking at true newness, the piece spent a decent amount of time focused on the possibility of a car from Apple, and it looks like no time on Apple’s anticipated mixed reality headset. 


It’s an interesting piece, full of figures and charts...

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New Apple Pacific Centre in Vancouver Celebrates...

Apple has announced the new Apple Pacific Centre is now open in Vancouver.

The new store sports a complete reimagining, featuring “sustainable design enhancements” as well as a store that is double in size. To celebrate the opening, Apple held special “Today at Apple” sessions over the weekend.

Apple Celebrates Opening of New Apple Pacific Centre in Vancouver

Located at the corner of West Georgia and Howe streets in Vancouver, Canada, Apple has now opened the new two-story Apple Pacific Center for consumers. Seeing announcement Friday, the new store features twice the space as the original, while also including “additional features and elements”.

Within a press release, Apple stated,

“We couldn’t be more excited to build on our longstanding history in Canada and welcome...

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SUV Driver Who Plowed Through Apple Store Charged...

The man who drove his SUV through an Apple Store, killing one and injuring 20, has been criminally charged, authorities say. The crash in Hingham, Mass. was an accident, the driver says, caused by his foot becoming stuck on the accelerator pedal.

Construction Worker Was Involved in Store Improvements

The crash ended the life of Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey. Bradley was a construction worker helping with improvements to the store. At the time the black SUV accelerated into the Apple Store, Bradley was helping another worker remove a barrier from in front of the store.

Bradley was struck even before the SUV crashed through the glass storefront. After that, the vehicle continued into the interior of the Apple Store, which had opened roughly 45 minutes prior. Reports suggested the SUV traveled all the way to a...

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Sabrent's new Rocket Nano SSD is smaller than a...

Sabrent has announced a redesigned version of its tiny Rocket Nano portable SSD with up to 4TB capacity and speeds ideal for 8K video recording.Sabrent Rocket Nano, version twoCrafted from a high-grade aluminum alloy, the external solid-state drive is just 2.85-inches in length, 1.3-inches in width, and 0.6-inches in height. The device also weighs 1.75 ounces.


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TRYO – Where Online Shopping Meets AR

Augmented reality meets online shopping with TRYO, a new app that’s designed to answer the age-old question, ‘will this hat look great on me?’ ...

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RESOLVED: We're investigating reports of an...

Incident began at 2022-11-21 23:15 and ended at 2022-11-22 03:00 (times are in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)).

Mini Incident Report

We apologize for the inconvenience this service disruption/outage may have caused. We would like to provide some information about this incident below. Please note, this information is based on our best knowledge at the time of posting and is subject to change as our investigation continues. If you have experienced impact outside of what is listed below, please reach out to Google Workspace Support using help article https://support.google.com/a/answer/1047213.

(All Times US/Pacific)

Incident Start: 21 November 2022 15:15

Incident End: 21 November 2022 19:00

Duration: 3 hours, 45 minutes

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Best Black Friday AirPods Deals Available Now

Although we've been tracking Black Friday deals for a few weeks now, the shopping holiday is officially kicking off this week and we're highlighting the best sales for each of Apple's product lines. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on AirPods 2, AirPods 3, AirPods Pro, AirPods Pro 2, and AirPods Max.

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

You can always expect steep AirPods discounts around the holiday season, and 2022 is no exception. Below we're tracking numerous record low prices on many AirPods models, with the most drastic discounts focusing on the older AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro 1 devices. We're mainly focusing on Amazon deals in this article, with a few exceptions.

If you're looking for something other than AirPods, you can find...

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Five Useful iPhone Apps With Live Activities for...

iOS 16.1 was released in September with support for Live Activities in third-party apps. The feature allows iPhone users to stay on top of real-time events, such as a sports game or a food delivery order, right on the Lock Screen or in the Dynamic Island.

Live Activities are essentially real-time notifications displayed on the iPhone's Lock Screen, providing at-a-glance information. Live Activities are also shown in the Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. You can long press on a Live Activity in the Dynamic Island to view additional information.

Below, we have highlighted five particularly useful iPhone apps with Live Activities support for sports scores, parking, flights, and more.


With the FIFA World Cup underway in Qatar, the FotMob app can be used to track live scores of matches throughout the month-long tournament. To do so, open the...

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Apple won 46 Patents today Covering an Advanced...

Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 46 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. In this particular report we cover two Project Titan inventions relating to a next-gen interior lighting system and an exterior cracked glass detection system. In addition, we briefly touch on the iPhone's User Interfaces for reporting an accident or hazard on Maps and the Apple Watch Optical Sensor Subsystem.

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Deadly Apple Store car crash was an accident, driver...

The man who crashed through the Apple Derby Street retail store in Massachusetts, killing one, has said in his defense that the incident was not an attack, and was instead an "unfortunate accident."Source: AP Photo/Steven SenneBradley Rein, 52, drove his Toyota 4Runner through the front glass of the Apple Store in Hingham, Massachusetts, on Monday morning. The car crashed through the glass at speed, and only stopped when it hit the Store's rear wall.


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Review: Belkin's MagSafe Car Charger Brings...

Though it's been more than two years since the launch of the iPhone 12 lineup with MagSafe technology, the first 15W ‌MagSafe‌ car charger just came out, with Belkin introducing it in early November.

The Boost Charge Pro Wireless Car Charger with ‌MagSafe‌ is the first magnetic car charger able to charge ‌MagSafe‌ iPhones at up to 15W. There were prior in-car magnetic solutions for ‌MagSafe‌ iPhones, but they were limited to a maximum of 7.5W.

Available for $100, the Boost Charge Pro Car Charger features an oval-shaped ‌MagSafe‌ surface that attaches to the back of an iPhone, along with a silver back with a rubber vent clip that attaches to the vent in any car. It looks like your standard ‌MagSafe‌...

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Apple Pay in South Korea Gets Mixed Reactions Ahead...

As the imminent launch of Apple Pay in South Korea draws near, Apple’s payment system is getting mixed reactions from the country’s industrial crowd. Apple Pay is facing a formidable foe in Samsung Pay, which has been dominating the mobile payment market in the country.

Hyundai Card Snags Exclusive Contract for Apple Pay in South Korea

Business Standard reported that Hyundai Card, a local credit card firm in South Korea, will bring Apple Pay to the country by the end of November. The firm belongs to Hyundai Motor Group, a prominent car manufacturing brand in South Korea. Hyundai Card recently got an exclusive one-year contract with Apple to deliver Apple Pay to South Korean customers.

However, as the Apple Pay launch by the end...

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OmniOutliner Pro 5.11.1 - Pro version of the popular...

OmniOutliner Pro is a flexible program for creating, collecting, and organizing information. Give your creativity a kick start by using an application that's actually designed to help you think. It's like having an extra brain - one that doesn't keep losing the car keys.

You can use OmniOutliner's document structure to create hierarchies of main headings and subpoints that can be expanded and collapsed, which are immensely useful when it comes to brainstorming new ideas, drilling out specifics, and lining up steps needed to get everything done. But you aren't limited to outlines - you've got multiple columns, smart checkboxes, customizable popup lists, and an über-innovative styles system at your disposal.

OmniOutliner Professional includes in-depth outlining features like folded editing, clipping service support, audio recording, a new sections drawer, and saved templates. With OmniOutliner Professional, you can actively hide and display the...

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Grow your small business with Microsoft 365

Get one integrated solution that brings together the business apps and tools you need to launch and grow your business when you purchase a new subscription of Microsoft 365 Business Standard or Business Premium on microsoft.com. Offer available now through December 30, 2022, for small and medium businesses in the United States.

The post Grow your small business with Microsoft 365 appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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OmniOutliner Essentials 5.11.1 - Organize your ideas...

OmniOutliner Essentials (was OmniOutliner) is a flexible program for creating, collecting, and organizing information. Give your creativity a kick start by using an application that's actually designed to help you think. It's like having an extra brain - one that doesn't keep losing the car keys.

You can use OmniOutliner's document structure to create hierarchies of main headings and subpoints that can be expanded and collapsed, which are immensely useful when it comes to brainstorming new ideas, drilling out specifics, and lining up steps needed to get everything done. But you aren't limited to outlines - you've got multiple columns, smart checkboxes, customizable popup lists, and an Über-innovative styles system at your disposal.

Use OmniOutliner to draft to-do lists, create agendas, manage tasks, track expenses, take notes, plan events, write screenplays...and just about anything else you can think of.

  • Stability: Fixed...

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Asahi Linux for Apple Silicon has come a long way in...

Asahi, a project to bring Linux to the Apple Silicon Mac, has released a new progress report that details expanded USB and peripheral support.Asahi LinuxA project to port Linux to Apple Silicon Macs, the latest update to Asahi Linux has new hardware support, new features, and fixes for "longstanding pain points." It also features a new bleeding-edge kernel branch with support for suspend and the display controller.


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Jean-Louis Gassee doesn't know who an iPad is...

Ex-Apple executive and longtime Apple commentator Jean-Louis Gassee says the iPad is failing. It's clear that he doesn't know what it's for, but that in no way makes it a dying product.Jean-Louis Gassee is not afraid to use his long-running Monday Note blog to be controversial about Apple, but usually he's got at least a hint of a valid point. This week, he's phoned it in with what would be wrong if it were the two sentences it should be, and is complete nonsense at the kilo-word length it is.It's true that iPad sales are lower than they were at the 2014 peak. But Gassee wants to make this point about users not knowing what the iPad is for — and he rewrites history to do it.


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‘Severance’ Season One Soundtrack Arrives on Special...

The soundtrack to season one of Severance is arriving to vinyl in thanks to the company Mondo.

Arriving in two different versions, each edition offers different merchandise and packaging. Both versions of the album will go on sale Wednesday, Nov. 23 at noon Central Time.

‘Severance’ Season One Soundtrack Arrives to Vinyl Thanks to Mondo

Severance fans, you will soon be able to get the soundtrack to the first season on vinyl in a new collector’s set, which comes in two different versions.

Arriving from Mondo, the company stated:

Be you innie or outie, this is a perfect addition to your life … whether in the comfort of your cubicle, a well-earned waffle party or even your own home. This long-playing record will enrich your life with warm tones and pleasing melodies. As...

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OmniGraffle Pro 7.21 - Create diagrams, flow charts...

OmniGraffle Pro helps you draw beautiful diagrams, family trees, flow charts, org charts, layouts, and (mathematically speaking) any other directed or non-directed graphs. We've had people use Graffle to plan plotlines for a story, make an overview of an operating system, show the evolution of computers, and even show how diseases can spread in a closed population. If you want to organize your thoughts, your projects, or even your friends graphically, using boxes and lines, OmniGraffle is your tool.

OmiGraffle Professional has all of the great features in the standard version, plus a powerful toolset for advanced document creation and editing options. For the pro user who's looking for an in-depth diagramming application that's still priced below the competition, you've come to the right place.

  • Crash Reporting: Updated OmniCrashCatcher for improved macOS Ventura compatibility.


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Black Friday Deals Week: save up to $2,000 on Apple...

Official Black Friday deals are underway, with some of the year's best prices on Apple devices. Find our favorite picks on AirPods, MacBooks, Apple Watch, software and more.Save up to $2,000 on electronics.Many of the deals offer record low prices on Apple products, home electronics, software and more. But there's no guarantee the offers will stick around, because Black Friday deals can fluctuate drastically during the holidays. If you're in need of a new device now or want to ensure your holiday shopping is done ahead of the big rush, the offers below provide excellent gift ideas.


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UK Confirms Antitrust Probe Into Android-iOS '...

The UK's antitrust watchdog has moved to deepen its scrutiny of the Apple and Google mobile duopoly -- kicking off an in-depth investigation into elements of the pair's mobile ecosystem dominance by probing their approach toward rival mobile browsers and cloud gaming services which it's concerned could be restricting competition and harming consumers. From a report: The move follows a market study conducted by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last year that led to a final report this summer which concluded there are substantial competition concerns -- with the regulator finding the tech giants have what it described as "an effective duopoly on mobile ecosystems that allows them to exercise a stranglehold over operating systems, app stores and web browsers on mobile devices."

At the same time, the CMA proposed to undertake what's known as a market investigation reference (MIR) with two points of focus: One looking at Apple's and Google's market power in mobile...

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There are 'new' Apple Car rumors floating...

A new interview claims to have secrets about the long-rumored Apple Car — but if you've been paying attention, you already know what's in it and that some of it is crap.Apple Car rumors stretch reality to the extremeIt probably isn't easy being a product leaker. Sourcing information from people working in the shadowy corners of Apple can be a precarious task.


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iPhone 14 Pro has the best speed in more than just...

There is a new report out about the world's fastest 5G mobile devices, and the iPhone 14 Pro family sits in the top spot in most countries.5G iPhoneThe speed test provider released a Tuesday report to examine 5G performance data in 10 countries. These countries have the highest number of connected mobile devices, according to GSMA.


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Black Friday Mac App Bundle From Unclutter Includes...

Unclutter today introduced its annual Black Friday discount, this one called the "Pick-Me-Apps" bundle. This year, the bundle includes twelve Mac apps for $84 (worth a total value of $406) when purchased all at once, or you can pick and choose individual apps and get them for half the price.

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

Apps in the bundle include Acorn 7, Downie 4, iStat Menus 6, Pagico 10, Path Finder, PDF Squeezer 4, RapidWeaver Classic, Soulver 3, TaskPaper, TextSniper, Timemator, and Unclutter. You won't need any special promo code as the $84 bundle price has been applied automatically.

79% OFFUnclutter Black Friday Mac App Bundle

Below you can find the individual purchase prices of each app during this sale...

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Where did User Login Items go in macOS Ventura?

Apple's macOS has long allowed users to automatically run apps on login, but in maOS Ventura Apple moved them. Here's how to find and access Login Items.Since its initial release in 2000, macOS has always allowed users to add items to run at system login. Login Items are still accessed through the System Settings app, but buried a bit in Ventura.In 2022, Apple moved the list of login items from the Users & Groups Preferences Pane to the General preferences menu.


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Apple Launches New Fitness+ Time to Walk Series...

For those who need some inspiration to walk more often, Grammy winner Chaka Khan wants you to walk with her. Now available on the Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk series, the 32-minute audio experience aims to encourage people to walk more often.

Walk More Often with Chaka Khan on Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk Series

According to AP News, the 32-minute episode features Khan reflecting on her upbringing in Chicago. The artist tells how she found her better self in Europe as she learned about the music business. On the personal side, Khan also underscores the importance of friendships...

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OmniGraffle 7.21 - Create diagrams, flow charts, and...

OmniGraffle helps you draw beautiful diagrams, family trees, flow charts, org charts, layouts, and (mathematically speaking) any other directed or non-directed graphs. We've had people use Graffle to plan plotlines for a story, make an overview of an operating system, show the evolution of computers, and even show how diseases can spread in a closed population. If you want to organize your thoughts, your projects, or even your friends graphically using boxes and lines, OmniGraffle is your tool.

  • Crash Reporting: Updated OmniCrashCatcher for improved macOS Ventura compatibility.

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OmniPlan Pro 4.5.1 - Professional-grade project...

With OmniPlan Pro, you can create logical, manageable project plans with Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones, and critical paths. Break down the tasks needed to make your project a success, optimize resources, and streamline budgets. It's project management made painless.

How to get your project done on time and under budget:

  • Translate strategy into tactics everyone can understand
  • Create summaries of work broken into lists of activities
  • Distribute workloads fairly and efficiently
  • Manage costs as you go

OmniPlan Pro adds the following features to OmniPlan's robust management abilities:

  • Publish and subscribe
  • Change tracking
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • AppleScript support
  • Earned-value analysis
  • Multi-project dashboard
  • Beautiful reports
  • Microsoft Project support
  • Auto-effort estimation


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OmniPlan 4.5.1 - Professional-grade project...

With OmniPlan, you can create logical, manageable project plans with Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones, and critical paths. Break down the tasks needed to make your project a success, optimize resources, and streamline budgets. Its project management made it painless.

How to get your project done on time and under budget:

  • Translate strategy into tactics everyone can understand
  • Create summaries of work broken into lists of activities
  • Distribute workloads fairly and efficiently
  • Manage costs as you go

Plan, monitor, and control it all with software designed to make your job easier, not harder.

  • Stability — Projects which include an active filter with a computed value no longer trigger a crash when opened.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur printing some files from Outline View.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when running Monte...

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OmniFocus 3.14.1 - GTD task manager with iOS...

OmniFocus is an organizer app. It uses projects to organize tasks naturally, and then add tags to organize across projects. Easily enter tasks when you’re on the go, and process them when you have time. Tap the Forecast view - which shows both tasks and calendar events - to get a handle on your day. Use the Review perspective to keep your projects and tasks on track.

Use OmniFocus to accomplish more every day. Create projects and tasks, organize them with tags, focus on what you can do right now - and get stuff done. Then let our free syncing system make sure you data is the same on every Mac. (And on OmniFocus for iOS, available separately.) Because your data is encrypted, it’s safe in the cloud.

  • Conflict Errors — Navigating between fields via the tab key no longer triggers unnecessary edit conflict alerts.
  • Custom Perspectives — Fixed a bug that could cause unexpected filtering in some upgraded v2 custom perspectives....

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Daily deals Nov. 22: $200 off Mac Studio, 19% off...

Tuesday's best deals include $250 off a 14-inch MacBook Pro, discounts on Master & Dynamic headphones, 20% off select Lego sets, and much more.Best deals for November 22AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.


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Tim Cook partied with Diplo at Vegas concert

Apple CEO Tim Cook used his technical acumen at EDM artist Diplo's concert in Las Vegas, and controlled some of the effects.Tim Cook with DiploThe musician posted the video on his TikTok Monday, showing the CEO controlling some special effects onstage with the same apparent enthusiasm as his Formula One appearance.


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DBPower Portable Power Station review: A balance of...

The DBPower Portable Power Station isn't a perfect product, but it gets the job done with a tiny footprint and a relatively low price.DBPower 250W Portable Power StationIf someone mentions a portable power station, people will likely immediately think of those 30-pound boxes with a bunch of outlets. But portable batteries can come in all shapes and sizes, and the DBPower 250W station might have found a sweet spot.


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Apple's iCloud Private Relay being abused in $...

Apple's iCloud Private Relay is said to be causing problems for online advertisers, with an actively used exploit potentially costing U.S. firms over $65 million in 2022.iCloud Private RelayApple poses iCloud Private Relay as a way to protect users' privacy on the Internet, using a complex infrastructure to mask the user from tracking. However, that same system may be a headache for some online advertisers, who may have lost money due to potential fraud.


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Apple has Won a Patent for a new Blood Pressure...

Apple has focused on marketing the Apple Watch as a health device to broaden its appeal beyond keeping time. Apple has added the ability to monitor a user's heart with an ECG sensor system; monitor women's health with Cycle Tracking via temperature sensors; monitor your sleep cycles and measure Blood Oxygen. One of Apple's future health measurement systems will include measuring blood pressure. Today's patent report covers an-all new approach to monitoring blood pressure via the Beddit Sleep Monitoring product

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How to Watch Disney+ on Mac

Disney+ is Disney's repository for nearly all of its video content, spanning several different brands and channels. Here's how to watch Disney+ on a Mac.Watch Disney+ on MacDisney launched its streaming service in 2019 to compete with other services. It offers original films and TV series and features content from brands, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic.


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Amazon Alexa bled $10 billion in cash in 2022

With Amazon Alexa reportedly responsible for $10 billion in expenses in 2022, teams working on the smart speaker are expected to see mass layoffs as a major cost-saving measure.Amazon EchoAs a business, Amazon is known as one that is willing to take losses on the chin, in the pursuit of massive growth. While that has worked for the company so far, it appears that a pet project of founder Jeff Bezos is on the chopping block as Amazon attempts to rein in costs.


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VogDUO's new 65W GaN Charger is leather bound...

VogDUO's 65W Slim GaN Charger is an impossibly thin way to power your devices, one that's also housed in an elegant Italian leather design.Taking the lead from the its 30W Wall Charger, the new VogDUO 65W Slim GaN Charger takes advantage of gallium nitride to offer a design that pushes the envelope. Compact with a 0.74-inch profile, it offers smart features like a foldable plug to maintain its minimalist form.At its core, it is a 65W GaN charger, which can charge devices that utilize Power Delivery to recharge, such as a MacBook Air. It does so while staying stylish and keeping your bags in shape.


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UK Begins Market Investigation into Apple and Google...

The UK's competition watchdog has begun its investigation into the market dominance of Apple and Google's mobile browsers, months after it said it was considering a high-level probe.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced Tuesday that responses to its June consultation had revealed "substantial support" for a full investigation into how Apple and Google dominate the market and how Apple restricts cloud gaming through its App Store.

The consultation found 86% of respondents support taking a closer look at Apple and Google's market dominance. Browser vendors, web developers, and cloud gaming service providers said the tech giants' mobile ecosystems are harming their...

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Apple has been granted their Eighth Patent for an...

Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent that relates to an iPhone with sidewall displays. This is Apple's 8th granted patent, with the original patent filing presented in a Patently Apple report in 2014.

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UK officially launches investigation over Apple...

As part of its continuing big tech antitrust march, the UK has announced that it is next examining Apple and Google's control over the mobile browser market, with a particular focus on mobile gaming.On Tuesday, the United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made the announcement that it will be looking into the mobile browser situation. Specifically, the comment period that started in June 2022 saw a large number of responses from "browser vendors, web developers, and cloud gaming service providers" who said that the control is a problem, is stifling innovation, and adding costs."Many UK businesses and web developers tell us they feel that they are being held back by restrictions set by Apple and Google. When the new Digital Markets regime is in place, it's likely to address these sorts of issues," said the interim CMA chief Sarah...

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formZ 9.2.0 - Solid and surface modeler.

formZ pro is a powerful 3D design application featuring a variety of modeling personalities and tools with an easy to use interface to express and communicate your imagination. It is based on advanced 3D solid and surface modeling methods that maintain accurate representations as you progress from design to visualization, layout, animation and fabrication.

formZ pro 8 is the latest version that introduces subdivision modeling as yet another modeling personality that enables the quick design and exploration of organic forms that originate from basic shapes. These forms are easily manipulated using a suite of subdivision tools that empower this new personality.

Classic FSL scripts are once again supported. Please note that FSL is not on by default.

You will need to enable it from Edit menu->Preferences->Scripting->FSL

SKP translator updated to import/export SketchUp 2021 files.

Twinmotion exporter now...

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What a Week Monday Was – TMO Daily Observations 2022...

What a Week Monday Was – TMO Daily Observations 2022-11-22

Bad news and interesting topics to tackle Tuesday. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts joins Ken to discuss a tragedy at a Boston-area Apple Store, whether Apple can keep outperforming the markets, processors coming out of the Arizona desert, and Bob Iger’s return as CEO of Disney.

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Monday November 21

Another Apple Watch Ultra Deal Surfaces, Now at $739

Black Friday is nearing, and if there’s any item that’s worth checking out it’s Apple’s latest rugged smartwatch. You can get the Apple Watch ...

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Phil Schiller’s Twitter account is gone

Apple executive Phil Schiller has recently deactivated his Twitter account in light of what’s happening in the social media platform. Schiller is mostly responsible ...

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Anti-Union discussions upheld at Apple Reston store

Apple Reston in Virginia continue to have anti-union discussions to prevent unionization from its store workers. Apple is taking steps to stop unionization in ...

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Tim Cook attends Adele’s opening concert in Las Vegas

Apple’s CEO was spotted among the crowd during Adele’s opening performance at the Colosseum in Caesar’s Palace. Adele’s Las Vegas residency drew in more ...

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RESOLVED: We're investigating reports of an...

Incident began at 2022-11-21 23:15 and ended at 2022-11-22 03:34 (times are in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)).

The problem with Google Calendar has been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support.

The issue with Google Calendar has been resolved for all affected users as of Monday, 2022-11-21 19:34 US/Pacific. We will publish an analysis of this incident once we have completed our internal investigation. We thank you for your patience while we worked on resolving the issue.

Affected products: Google Calendar

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Apple's iPad 9th Generation falls to $269 at...

Amazon is making Apple's entry level iPad 9th Generation even more affordable thanks to a $60 price drop on the 10.2-inch model.Save $60 on Apple's iPad 9th Gen.Shoppers can reap the benefit of an early Black Friday price war on Apple's budget-friendly iPad 9th Generation, with Amazon discounting the 64GB Wi-Fi model to $269.99.


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Apple Device Analytics Contain Identifying iCloud...

A new analysis has claimed that Apple's device analytics contain information that can directly link information about how a device is used, its performance, features, and more, directly to a specific user, despite Apple's claims otherwise. MacRumors reports: On Twitter, security researchers Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry have found that Apple's device analytics data includes an ID called "dsId," which stands for Directory Services Identifier. The analysis found that the dsId identifier is unique to every iCloud account and can be linked directly to a specific user, including their name, date of birth, email, and associated information stored on iCloud.

On Apple's device analytics and privacy legal page, the company says no information collected from a device for analytics purposes is traceable back to a specific user. "iPhone Analytics may include details about hardware and operating system specifications, performance statistics, and data about how you use your devices and...

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Black Friday deal: Apple's Mac Studio falls to...

Save $200 on the standard Mac Studio, along with discounts on every other desktop Mac with our exclusive promo code. AppleCare is $30 off too, making for a stellar Black Friday deal.Save $200 with this Mac Studio deal.Save up to $200 instantly


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iCloud For Windows Users Report of Corrupted Videos...

There are ongoing issues apparently affecting the iCloud for Windows app, particularly in regards to photo and video storage. According to a number of online complaints from users, iCloud for Windows is corrupting certain videos. There are also reports of a more worrying problem: photos from strangers popping up in people's iCloud Photo library. 9to5Mac reports: MacRumors rounded up some of these complaints via complaints posted to their forums. According to an affected user, videos taken with the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro models aren't being properly synced with iCloud for Windows. When certain videos are recorded and the synced with iCloud for Windows, they then turn "black with scan lines, rendering the videos unwatchable."

While that problem is bad enough, some other users say they are seeing photos and even videos they do not recognize in their photo libraries. The speculation here is that these photos or videos could be from other people's iCloud libraries,...

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VMware Fusion 13

Adds support for Windows 11 virtual machines on both Intel-based Macs and Apple M-series Macs. (Free/$149.99/$199.99 new, upgrades available, 672 MB, macOS 10.12+)

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OmniFocus 3.14.1

Resolves a few annoying bugs in the task management app. ($39.99 new, free update, 67.4 MB, macOS 11+)

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Mactracker 7.12

Adds detailed information about all recent hardware and operating system releases, including the iPhone 14 and tenth-generation iPad. (Free, 182 MB, macOS 10.12+)

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SoundSource 5.5.6

Adds a new Background Sound special source and updates the Audio Capture Engine to improve performance. ($39 new, free update, 29.4 MB, macOS 10.15+)

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No TidBITS Issue on 28 November 2022

We’re taking the next email issue of TidBITS off to celebrate Thanksgiving, although we’ll continue to publish articles on our website. You can look forward to the next email issue on 5 December 2022.

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[Sponsor] Tuple

Tuple is a lighting-fast pair programming tool built for remote developers. High-resolution screen sharing, low-latency remote control, and less CPU usage than you’d think possible. Because great programmers deserve better resolution and performance than Zoom or Meet.


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iCloud for Windows users see corrupted iPhone videos...

Users of iCloud for Windows are having problems viewing videos and images, with corrupt footage and images that may belong to other accounts appearing on their PCs.iCloudThe iCloud for Windows tool makes it easy for Windows users to synchronize their photos, videos, contacts, and other items with their other Apple ecosystem hardware. However, while usually a reliable service, some users are starting to encounter issues on Monday.


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Developing Story: One Dead, 14+ People injured in a...

This morning first responders arrived at the scene after a vehicle crashed through the front of an Apple store in Massachusetts on Monday. We waited to report on this until more news was available. Our report presents two video reports.

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Testing Emergency SOS and Find My via Satellite

In which Adam Engst drives to a nearby deep valley where there’s no cellular connectivity to test Find My via satellite and run through the Emergency SOS via satellite demo in a real-world situation. It seemingly worked but revealed a gap in Apple’s approach.

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Black Friday sale: run Windows on your Mac &...

If you need to run Windows apps on your Apple Silicon Mac, take advantage of 25% off Parallels Desktop 18 with this Black Friday deal.Not everyone wants to have both a Windows desktop and a Mac on the same desk. It takes too much space to be practical, and there are ways to get it down to just one.Probably the best solution to this problem is Parallels Desktop 18, which enables you to run Windows apps within Windows, but on your Mac. Unlike Apple's Boot Camp, which doesn't work on Apple Silicon, Parallels Desktop 18 keeps everything running within macOS itself, saving you from having to reboot your Mac to switch environments.


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Mondo is releasing vinyl soundtrack of Apple TV+...

Mondo has announced a collectible vinyl soundtrack for "Severance," a thriller TV series on Apple TV+. Praise Kier!The premium Innie EditionThe record has two versions, each offering unique packaging, colors, and merchandise. They will go on sale Wednesday, November 23 at 12:00 PM Central Time.


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Mondo Announces Collectible Vinyl Soundtrack for...

Collectibles company Mondo today announced an exclusive vinyl soundtrack for the first season of the Apple TV+ series Severance. There are two versions of the vinyl with different artwork, packaging, and merch included, and both go on sale this Wednesday.

The first version, dubbed the "Innie Edition" and priced at $60, includes the season one soundtrack by Theodore Shapiro and artwork by Greg Ruth. This is a numbered edition limited to 5,000 units, and it's pressed on black vinyl and stored inside a folder meant to look like something the innies would carry in the show.

Additionally, the Innie Edition comes with a Music Dance Experience card, a record safety card, Eagan bingo sheet, four character cards, a hidden map of the severed floor, and a Lumon disco bag.

The second version, dubbed the "Outie Edition...

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iCloud for Windows Users Complain of Corrupted...

Apple's iCloud for Windows software appears to experiencing serious issues for some users, with complaints on the MacRumors forums about corrupted videos and images from strangers appearing in Photo Libraries.

There are a handful of complaints from customers who are running into complications with iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro models. Videos recorded on an iPhone and then synced with ‌iCloud‌ for Windows are turning black with scan lines, rendering the videos unwatchable.

More worryingly, some users are seeing strange photos and videos that do not belong to them appearing in their libraries when...

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How to use Homebrew on Mac to install third-party...

Homebrew is a macOS package manager that lets users install and manage UNIX tools and 3rd party software. Here's how to get started.Unlike most UNIX/Linux-based systems, macOS doesn't provide a standard mechanism for installing 3rd party command-line tools beyond the standard Apple installer. On most UNIX/Linux-based systems, tools are installed by a package manager in which packages can be downloaded, updated, synchronized, and removed. Most of these package managers include automation.The best solution to this problem on macOS is a 3rd party package manager called Homebrew.


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Amazon's early Black Friday Apple deals are...

Amazon has launched fresh deals on Apple products for the week of Black Friday, with stellar savings on AirTags, Macs, iPads, AirPods and more.Save on all things Apple at Amazon.The e-commerce giant has dozens of markdowns on Apple devices, from $22 AirTags to $400 off the standard 14-inch MacBook Pro. We've collected our favorites below, with options for tricked out gifts along with budget-friendly stocking stuffers. For hundreds of additional deals, be sure to check out the AppleInsider Apple Price Guide, where CTO Macs are up to $900 off and AppleCare discounts can be found at select retailers.


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AirPods Black Friday Deals Continue With Best-Ever...

Black Friday deals on AirPods are in full swing today, and Amazon is now discounting the previous-generation AirPods 2 to an all-time low price of $79.00, down from $129.00. Shoppers should note that the AirPods 2 earbuds are seeing shipping estimates slipping into December, so be sure to order soon if you're interested.

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

With this discount, Amazon is providing a match for the best price we've ever seen on the 2019 AirPods 2.

$50 OFFAirPods 2 for $79.00

There are plenty of other AirPods deals going on right now, and you can find all of them and more in our dedicated post about...

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Compressor 4.6.3 - Adds power and flexibility to...

Compressor adds power and flexibility to Final Cut Pro X export. Customize output settings, work faster with distributed encoding, and tap into a comprehensive set of delivery features.


  • Powerful Encoding for Final Cut Pro
    • Use Compressor to customize encoding settings available in Final Cut Pro.
    • Choose from a wide array of codecs, sizes, frame rates, and other parameters.
    • Save your custom settings in Compressor; they automatically appear in Final Cut Pro.
    • Share settings with other editors, even if Compressor isn't installed on their workstations.
  • Time-Saving Encoding Workflow
    • Experiment freely with encoding options, using real-time feedback in the Preview window.
    • Find exactly the setting you need in just a few clicks in the updated settings library.
    • Set up batch processes to streamline the encoding of large numbers of files.
    • Build batch...
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Motion 5.6.3 - Create and customize Final Cut Pro...

Motion is designed for video editors, Motion 5 lets you customize Final Cut Pro titles, transitions, and effects. Or create your own dazzling animations in 2D or 3D space, with real-time feedback as you work.


  • Breakthrough Speed and Quality
    • New 64-bit architecture supports deeper, multilayered effects for use in Final Cut Pro.
    • ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.
    • Shared Render Engine provides consistent quality with Final Cut Pro and Compressor.
    • Rendering uses floating-point, linear-light color space for exceptionally realistic results.
    • Motion taps the GPU on the graphics card for high-speed rendering and exporting.
  • Editor-Friendly Design Tools
    • Work fast using a single-window interface with a familiar look and feel.
    • Customize Final Cut Pro titles, effects, and transitions by opening them in Motion....
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iMovie 10.3.5 - Edit personal videos and share them.

With a streamlined design and intuitive editing features, iMovie lets you create Hollywood-style trailers and beautiful movies like never before. Browse your video library, share favorite moments, and create beautiful movies that you can edit at resolutions up to 4K. You can even start editing movies on an iPhone or iPad, and finish them on a Mac.

Browse and share video

  • See all your video clips and photos organized in one place
  • Quickly share a clip or a portion of a clip
  • Background import lets you begin watching and sharing video instantly

Make Hollywood-style trailers

  • Choose from 29 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores by some of the world’s top film composers
  • Customize movie studio logos, cast names, and credits
  • Select the best videos and photos for your trailer with the help of animated drop zones

Create beautiful 4K and HD movies

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SUV crashes through Apple Store, kills one, injures...

One person has died and four are in critical condition after an SUV smashed through the glass of Apple Derby Street in Hingham, Massachusetts, on Monday morning.View of the Apple Derby Street store as first responders help. (Source: WCVB5)Apple Derby Street has been closed following a black SUV being driven through the storefront glass at around 11am local time. The 4,000 square-foot Apple Store is located toward the rear of a shopping plaza, with a car park in front of it.


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Black Friday deals: get a 16-inch MacBook Pro for as...

Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro is up to $709 off heading into Black Friday, with substantial markdowns on both Apple Silicon and Intel models.Get the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro for $1,690Save $709 instantly


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JP Morgan lowers AAPL target to $151 as iPhone 14...

Apple continues to struggle with keeping up with high demand for iPhone 14 Pro models. With lead times increasing, investment analyst JP Morgan has lowered its stock price target.iPhone 14 Pro modelsDemand is so far ahead of iPhone production that by November 17, 2022, when Apple published a list of recommended last dates to purchase, the final day to get the iPhone 14 Pro had already passed. Now in a note to investors seen by AppleInsider, customers will not receive an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max in 2022, at least for shoppers ordering one after November 15, 2022.


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Apple Store in Greater Boston Area Struck by Vehicle...

Apple Derby Street in the Boston suburb of Hingham, Massachusetts was struck by a vehicle on Monday morning, according to local ABC affiliate WCVB. The report claimed at least five people have been injured and said first responders and ambulances were on scene.

Local reports state that a black SUV crashed into the store shortly before 11 a.m. Eastern Time, with a large hole visible in the glass facade.

This is a developing situation. We will update this story as additional information becomes available from local news organizations.Tag: Apple Store
This article, "Apple Store in Greater Boston Area Struck by Vehicle, Multiple Injuries Reported" first appeared on MacRumors.com...

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Walmart Reveals Black Friday Plans With Week-Long...

Retailers have been waiting longer and longer to reveal their specific plans for the week of Black Friday, now that the shopping event begins as early as October and most companies focus on "early Black Friday" deals first. Today, we've finally got more information from Walmart and all the official Black Friday discounts you can expect to shop this week.

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

Similar to Target, you'll find the usual range of Black Friday deals at Walmart this year, including TVs, streaming devices, video games, home appliances, and more. There are a few select Apple products on sale...

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Corellium's iOS security tool used by rogue...

Despite vehement denials, virtual iOS tool creator Corellium sold its software to spyware and malware distributors, including the makers of the infamous Pegasus.CorelliumCorellium became known for producing a virtualized version of iOS to enable security firms and researchers to sniff out bugs and weaknesses. The firm has previously caught the attention of Apple, prompting a copyright lawsuit that was settled in 2021 but appealed against by Apple shortly after.


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Aqara pet feeder, HOOBS Pro hub, and other smart...

On the latest episode of the Homekit Insider podcast, your hosts discuss the international launch of the Aqara C1 pet feeder, the HOOBS Pro hub, and much more.HomeKit InsiderAfter launching roughly a year ago in China, the Aqara C1 pet feeder is available internationally. It's a diminutive feeder that is ideal for cats and small dogs.


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Last Week a Landmark new set of EU rules entered...

In March 2022, Patently Apple posted a report Last week Patently Apple posted a report titled "The EU Commission applauded the political agreement reached on the new Digital Markets Act that will Regulate U.S. Gatekeeper Power." Although a month late, the European Commission's landmark new set of EU rules for a safer and more accountable online environment entered into force last week with the Digital Services Act (DSA).

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Amazon selling Apple's M1 MacBook Air for $799

Amazon has dropped the price of the 2020 M1 MacBook Air with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, to $799, making it the lowest-cost Apple Silicon MacBook.The budget-friendly M1 MacBook Air is $200 off.The M1 MacBook Air has seen a 20% price drop from Amazon before, but it is always for limited periods — and sometimes the price is exclusive to Amazon Prime subscribers. This MacBook Air $799 deal has no such restrictions, but it is likely to be for a...

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Black Friday Discount Arrives for Magic Trackpad 2,...

Apple's Magic Trackpad 2 has dropped to $84.99 in new condition on Woot, down from $129.99. This is one of the best prices we've ever tracked on the accessory, and only Woot has the deal.

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

The Magic Trackpad 2 is in new condition and is in stock and ready to ship from Woot, with free shipping options available for Amazon Prime members. The Magic Trackpad 2 is compatible with Macs and iPads (running iPadOS 13.4 or later), and only the white color option is on sale today.

$44 OFFMagic Trackpad 2 for $84.99

This appears to be the model that ships with a USB-A to Lightning cable, instead of the more current...

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Apple has reportedly suspended their relationship...

Patently Apple reported in February 2018 that Apple had begun talks with Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) to buy memory chips. Fast forwarding to Sept. 2022, news broke that U.S. Lawmakers warned Apple about using China's Yangtze Memory Technologies for the iPhone 14. The warning came from both sides of the political aisle. Today, a new report claims that ...

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Founder and Former CEO of TSMC confirms that their...

The founder and former CEO of TSMC, Zhang Zhongmou (Morris Chang), confirmed that their new Arizona Plant will eventually produce 3nm chips.

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Countdown to Black Friday deals Nov. 21: $199...

Monday's best deals include 25% off a Lifetime Plex Pass, up to 30% off Peak Design products, $32 off Sonos Roam SL, and much more.Best deals for November 21AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.


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Default Folder X 5.7.2 - Enhances Open and Save...

Default Folder X attaches a toolbar to the right side of the Open and Save dialogs in any OS X-native application. The toolbar gives you fast access to various folders and commands. You just click on the buttons to go to your favorite and recently used folders, manage the folders and files shown in the list, and make changes to your settings. It also fixes a number of problems in Open and Save dialogs, "rebounding" to the last selected file, putting the path listing back in the top menu, and correcting bugs in scrolling column views.


  • Directory assistant: You can access the contents of your recent, favorite, and open folders right from Default Folder X's toolbar.
  • Real time saving: If you're constantly saving things inside the same folder, Default Folder X can remember that folder for you.
  • Finder management: Default Folder X lets you open up or save to any Finder...
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Samsung tapped for RAM in Chinese iPhones

Samsung will supply RAM for iPhones intended for the Chinese market, instead of local supplier YMTC, as Apple continues to bow to pressure from the US.Apple has not yet bought RAM from the Yangtse Memory Technologies Co (YMTC). Nor is it prohibited from doing so by the latest US regulations, which focus on exports rather than imports.However, Apple has been planning to buy 128-layer NAND chips from YMTC for use in the iPhone. The chips are said to be one or two generations behind those made by Micron and Samsung, but they are also at least 20% cheaper.


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A new Rumor claims that the iPhone 15 may use a...

According to a new rumor posted by @ShrimpApplePro on Twitter this morning, the iPhone 15 will use a titanium alloy body.

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Apple Supplier TSMC to Produce 3nm Chips at Arizona...

Apple chip supplier TSMC has plans in place to mass produce next-generation 3-nanometer chips at its $12 billion Arizona facility, according to the Taiwanese company's founder.

Speaking to reporters on Monday in Taipei, Morris Chang said the 3-nanometre plant would be located at the same Arizona site as the 5-nanometre plant.

"Three-nanometre, TSMC right now has a plan, but it has not been completely finalized," Chang, who has retired from TSMC but remains influential in the company, told Reuters. "It has almost been finalized - in the same Arizona site, phase two. Five-nanometre is phase one, 3-nanometre is phase two."Apple is rumored to be moving its custom silicon to the 3nm process starting with the...

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Apple's App Store analytics may be able to...

Apple is allegedly able to identify a user in analytics it collects, according to security researchers, via a unique identifier that can be associated with a user's iCloud account.Privacy. That's iPhone.As a privacy-focused company, Apple's introduction of App Tracking Transparency, as well as assurances it would not collect identifiable data on a user's usage habits, is supposed to assure users they won't necessarily be tracked and their data monetized in some way. In details unearthed by two researchers, it seems Apple may be able to do so.


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iPhone 15 rumored to have have more rounded corners

A prolific leaker has said that the iPhone 15 enclosure will get a redesign, and have a new frame with more curved edges.iPhone 15 Pro renderThere have been many early reports of the iPhone 15 range, concentrating on issues to do with cameras, and a greater difference between the regular and Pro models. It's also been rumored that Apple will name its top of the range model, the iPhone 15 Pro Ultra, taking the naming convention from the new Apple Watch Ultra.


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How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Mac

Amazon Prime Video is the online retail giant's streaming service, offering a wide variety of content. Here's how to watch it all on your Mac.Amazon Prime VideoOne of the major video streaming services, Amazon Prime Video has been around for quite a few years, making it one of the oldest among the biggest subscription services.


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Apple Pivots to Samsung for iPhone Memory Chips...

Apple will turn to Samsung for memory used in iPhones ahead of the imposition of U.S. export controls on one of China's top NAND flash chipmakers, reports DigiTimes.

Apple originally intended to buy 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) for use in iPhones sold in the Chinese market as early as this year, with the possibility of eventually purchasing up to 40% of the chips needed for all iPhones.

However, last month those plans were put on hold when YMTC and 30 other Chinese entities were added to an "Unverified" list of companies that U.S. officials have been unable to inspect, and the supplier is widely expected to be blacklisted in early December for trade restrictions.

U.S. companies are prohibited from sharing any design, technologies,...

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iPhone 15 Could Feature Titanium Chassis With Curved...

Apple's 2023 iPhone will feature a titanium chassis with curved rear edges replacing the existing squared off design, claims a new rumor.

According to Twitter user @ShrimpApplePro, the back edges of the iPhone 15 will be rounded to create a new border, similar to the bottom edges on the case of Apple's latest 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. For reference, the iPhone 14 models use a flat-sided design with squared off edges that harkens back to the ‌iPhone‌ 4. The last model to sport curved edges was the ‌iPhone‌ 11.

Despite the switch to titanium material, the ‌iPhone 15‌ will "still have a back glass," claims the leaker, who has...

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Apple Device Analytics Contain Identifying iCloud...

A new analysis has claimed that Apple's device analytics contain information that can directly link information about how a device is used, its performance, features, and more, directly to a specific user, despite Apple's claims otherwise.

On Twitter, security researchers Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry have found that Apple's device analytics data includes an ID called "dsId," which stands for Directory Services Identifier. The analysis found that the dsId identifier is unique to every iCloud account and can be linked directly to a specific user, including their name, date of birth, email, and associated information stored on ‌iCloud‌.

🚨 New Findings:
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Apple’s analytics data include an ID called “dsId”. We were able to verify that “dsId” is the “Directory...

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Apple Music App Spotted in Tesla Model S Museum...

Apple Music could be coming to Tesla vehicles through a future software update, giving Tesla customers the ability to use ‌Apple Music‌ using the vehicles' built-in system.

At a recent exhibit for Tesla at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, someone on Twitter spotted a Model S vehicle running an unreleased software version that had ‌Apple Music‌ installed. According to the images shared, users will be able to scan a QR code on their phone to log into ‌Apple Music‌ and use the app. ‌Apple Music‌ has been teased to be coming to Tesla vehicles in the past only for it not to happen.

Apple Music confirmed?@WholeMarsBlog @vincent13031925...

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Sunday November 20

Luminar AI 1.5.4 - Powerful, adaptive, configurable...

Luminar AI is the new full-featured image editor that adapts to the way you edit photos. Over 300 essential tools to fix, edit, and enhance your photos with comfort. The future of photo editing is here.


  • Adaptive Interface Inspires You Do to More - While other photo editors make you adapt to their interface, Luminar adapts to your skill level. There is no need to face dozens of sliders if you simply want to remove an object from an image or apply a preset. But if you do need to perform some serious tasks, you can easily access all the advanced features.
  • Powerful Tools Allow You to Do More - Luminar lets you remove unwanted objects, color casts and digital noise. It helps you retouch skin and reveals the hidden details in your photos. It features layers with blend modes, texture overlays and powerful image masking. Easily edit upper and lower...
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Airfoil 5.11.3 - Send audio from any app to AirPort...

Airfoil allows you to send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! It's your audio - everywhere.

With Airfoil you can take audio from any application and send to your AirPort Express units, as well as Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs running Airfoil Speakers! Transmit audio from RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and other media players. Send audio from web-based applications like Pandora, Last.fm, and other to the AirPort Express. You can even stream audio from audio devices like RadioSHARK, XM and Sirius radios, around your house.

  • Full MacOS 13 (Ventura) Compatibility. Airfoil now has full compatibility with MacOS 13 (Ventura), with no known issues.
  • New “Background Sound” Special Source. On MacOS 13 (Ventura), Airfoil’s new “Background Sound” special source makes it possible to capture audio from this new feature, which can be found in Ventura’...

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Airmail 5.5.7 - Powerful, minimal email client.

Airmail is an mail client with fast performance and intuitive interaction. Support for iCloud, MS Exchange, Gmail, Google Apps, IMAP, POP3, Yahoo!, AOL, Outlook.com, Live.com.

Airmail was designed from the ground to retain the same experience with a single or multiple accounts and provide a quick, modern and easy-to-use user experience. Airmail is clean and allows you to get to your emails without interruption -- it's the mail client for the 21st century.

We have taken usability and function to the next level with Airmail and bring a striking-design with support for all major email services. Switch between accounts like a breeze and quick reply to incoming messages within seconds -- email has never been so easy and productive.

  • Bugfix

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VOX 3.5.3 - Music player that supports many...

VOX just sounds better! The beauty is in its simplicity, yet behind the minimal exterior lies a powerful music player with a ton of features and support for all audio formats you should ever need. VOX was originally developed following the principles of clarity, simplicity and versatility. Thus, the minimalistic interface incorporates both essential and unique features, which let you:

  • Listen to your music regardless of the format:
    • Play numerous lossy and lossless audio formats;
    • Export playlists in various formats (PLS, M3U, XSPF);
    • Open different playlist types including M3U, PLS, XSPF and the popular CUE format used to store CD rips;
    • Play audio files stored on NAS devices and other network drives.
  • Rule your music with ease:
    • Control the player from the main interface, Dock context menu or main menu controls;
    • Automatically search for all the missing album artwork from MusicBrainz...
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Black Friday deal: Microsoft Office for Mac Home...

Now through Black Friday, save 88% on a lifetime Microsoft Office for Mac Home & Business 2021 license. This special offer delivers the lowest price on record for the suite of Office tools.Save $220 on Microsoft Office for Mac.With this Black Friday deal on Microsoft Office for Mac, you can save $220 on a standalone Home & Business 2021 license. Just shop through the button below to pick up the single-pack license for $29.99, down...

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How to use invisible files in macOS

There are a lot of hidden files and folders in macOS, which you can still access if you know the method. Here's how to see the invisible files.Hidden files in macOS VenturaThere's a lot of additional functionality beyond basic Finder use. Mac users love their machines for their clean, simple design, ease of use, and minimalist UI, but underneath all that elegance is a full-blown powerful UNIX operating system.


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Tesla museum exhibit teases Apple Music support

A Tesla used as a museum exhibit is seemingly hinting that Apple Music support for the built-in infotainment system could finally be on the way.Tesla's infotainment screenA Tesla Model S Long Range is part of an exhibit for the car company at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. While the exhibit collects together vehicles from the company's history and explores its technology, the interface of one vehicle may be of interest to Apple users.


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Harber Everyday Briefcase review: strong and...

Don't throw it in with your airplane luggage, but the Harber Everyday Briefcase is a smart, extremely well-made, and roomy bag for carrying a MacBook Pro.Harber Everyday BriefcaseHarber is a London-based company selling cases, luggage, and accessories that are all made from hand-crafted full-grain leather. Every item AppleInsider has reviewed has the same precision, premium feel, and remains looking new even after extended use.


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Apple Black Friday Accessory Sales Include Year...

Even though we're still a few days out from Black Friday, early sales are in full swing this weekend. Today we're tracking an all-time low price on the AirTag 4-Pack, multiple discounts across the official iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro MagSafe case lineup, and solid deals on Apple's MagSafe Charger accessories.

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

Starting with the AirTag 4-Pack, Amazon has the tracking accessory multi-pack for $79.99, down from $99.00. This is a match of the all-time low price on this device, and as of now only the 4-Pack is being discounted for...

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Apple Fellow Phil Schiller quits Twitter

Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has deactivated his account from Twitter, closing the account on Sunday for unknown reasons.Phil Schiller [Apple]Updated on Sunday, the Twitter account for Phil Schiller now lists itself as one that "doesn't exist" when users look up the feed of "pschiller" online.


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Black Friday deal: Apple AirPods Pro 2 dip to $199....

An early Black Friday price war has erupted on AirPods, with Apple's 2022 AirPods Pro 2 discounted to $199.99 ($50 off).Black Friday pricing is live on AirPods Pro 2.Competing with Target, Amazon's $199.99 promo on Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) delivers the cheapest price available and falls within $2 of the record low price seen at Amazon-owned Woot yesterday that sold out in hours.


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Apple Executive Phil Schiller Deactivates Twitter...

Apple's Phil Schiller, responsible for Apple events and the App Store, has deactivated his Twitter account following recent developments on the platform.

Schiller often used his account to promote new Apple products, services, software, and initiatives and interact with customers. As noted on Twitter by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, however, Schiller's account no longer exists. The account had over 200,000 followers and was created in November 2008 according to a web archive of the account dated November 4.

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Apple has Won a Patent for their Redeemable Card...

I've said it many times over the years that Apple patents everything from devices, apps, services, store buildings, store fixtures and packaging. While package design isn't exactly exciting, it is to those in that work in this particular field that relates to packaging and marketing. And, since many of you will be receiving Apple redeemable cards in your Christmas stockings this year (if you haven't been naughty), why not know the patent behind it.

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Amazon's Early Black Friday Sale Has the...

Earlier this weekend, Woot introduced a new all-time low price on the second-generation AirPods Pro, and that deal quickly sold out. Today, Amazon has the AirPods Pro 2 at $199.99, down from $249.00. This is just $2 higher than Woot's sale and stock appears more stable, so it's a great chance to get the earbuds at nearly their best-ever price.

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As of writing, the AirPods Pro 2 have an estimated delivery between November 23 and November 25 for most residences in the United States. They're shipped and sold directly from Amazon as well, and this deal is automatically applied so you won't need any discount code....

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Sonos Kicks Off Black Friday Sale With 20% Off...

We're very close to Black Friday, and as more and more sales pick up, today we're tracking a new discount event being held at Sonos. For its Black Friday offerings, you can get 20 percent off select products on the Sonos website through November 28.

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Specifically, the sale has six of Sonos' audio devices at 20 percent off, including two soundbars, a subwoofer, and three speakers. All of these sales can be found on the Sonos website and you don't need any coupon codes to see the discounts.

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Apple continues to work on a Glass MacBook with a...

Apple engineers have been researching and filing patents related to using glass bodies for future MacBooks and iMacs since at least 2018. This week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published an update to one of Apple's patents relating to a Glass-bodied MacBook with a softer, bendable glass surface to lessen the impact of typing on solid glass like an iPad. Apple is also considering providing for raised softer glass keys on a keyboard that integrates touch sensors beneath each key.

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Qatar World Cup apps are privacy nightmares, says EU

Soccer fans visiting Qatar for the World Cup shouldn't download or install the event's official apps to their iPhone or other devices, EU data protection chiefs claim, due to the immense privacy risk they pose to those who use them.2022 FIFA World Cup ballMajor events like the World Cup often produce apps to help visitors and fans navigate, schedule travel, and find out other things they may need to know while in attendance. Though most of the time these apps are fine, it seems not to be the case for the 2022 World Cup.


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Early Black Friday deals Nov. 20 : $450 off 16-inch...

Sunday's best deals include $100 off GoPro Hero11 Black, $80 off Bose QuietComfort 45, 15 months of Microsoft 365 Family for $69.98, and much more.Best deals for November 20AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.


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Black Friday Sonos deals: save 20% on popular...

Sonos deals are rare, but the audio company is slashing 20% off popular soundbars and speakers during its 2022 Black Friday sale.Save 20% on select Sonos gear.Save 20% with Black Friday pricing


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Nuphy Halo65 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard review: a...

Nuphy's Halo65 is a mechanical wireless keyboard that's fairly compact and great to use, but its small size is countered by its premium pricing.Wireless keyboards usually have a simple and light design that only offers a basic typing experience to you, but Nuphy takes that a step or two further with different colorful backlit keyboard modes and mechanical keys in its Halo65 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard.The keyboard ships with replacement keys of different colors ranging from yellow to red, to white, and a USB-C to USB-A charging wire to either use the keyboard in Wired Mode or charge it after using it in Wireless mode. It also includes a tool to take off the keys when switching them out.


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Bring Yourself Recurring Joy with Apple’s New Lock...

Technology has a hard time delivering happiness. Apple has cracked the code with how it uses machine learning to populate the Lock Screen Photo Shuffle feature and Featured Photos widget with images you’ll like.

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Anti-union talks continue at Apple Store in Reston,...

Anti-union messages are being promoted during daily meetings at the Apple Reston store in Virginia, in what seems to be a bid to try and prevent further unionization from taking place.Apple RestonAs Apple Store employees continue discussing the possibility of unionizing, and with a few stores unionizing or taking steps in that direction, Apple is keen to fend off other efforts to do the same. In one case, this seemingly includes attempts to dissuade workers from unionizing in the daily download meetings.


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Microsoft got creative with their Folding Smartphone...

Microsoft's engineering teams worked on and delivered the foldable smartphone branded the Surface Duo and provided and updated the device to the Surface Duo 2 in 2021. One of the key aspects of the design is of course the foldable hinge. Now Microsoft's mechanical hinge team have invented the foldable PC mouse ...

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The Apple Watch Ultra Gets a $60 Discount

Ever wanted an Apple Watch Ultra for yourself? Today is your lucky day- the Apple Watch Ultra on a wide variety of configurations is ...

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SwiftKey keyboard app reappears on the App Store

SwiftKey, Microsoft’s third-party keyboard has made an appearance at the App Store. Microsoft said that SwiftKey will be delisted and removed from iOS in ...

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Tim Cook graces FIRST inspire gala as guest of honor

Apple CEO appeared in the 6th annual FIRST Inspire Gala as a guest of honor. The FIRST Inspire Gala was held on November 15, ...

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Apple opens Apple Pacific Centre in Vancouver

A new Apple Store has opened in Vancouver, Canada, and has twice the space as the previous store. Apple Pacific Centre is a two-story ...

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All the Apple Black Friday Deals You Can Get Right...

This week was jam-packed with early Black Friday deals, and now that we're just seven days away from the shopping holiday, we're going back through all of the best sales you might have missed over the past few days. As with all holiday shopping, there's no guarantee that better prices won't come around later in the season, but if you want to shop early this weekend these are the best deals you will find online.

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Specifically, in this article we're sharing all of the Apple products that currently have all-time low prices, or discounts that are at least very close to their record low price. This includes notable discounts and best-ever prices on AirPods, HomePod mini, MacBook Pro, iPad, and much more. Every deal shared below is available to purchase right now.


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Tim Cook attends opening of Adele's Las Vegas...

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in attendance at the opening night of Adele's Las Vegas residency on Friday, watching the singer start her run of performances.Adele [Caesars Palace]Performing at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Adele played to an audience of 4,100 people at the opening night. In attendance were many major personalities in showbiz and in business, including one from Apple.


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Apple has invented a sophisticated Home Surveillance...

Early this morning, Patently Apple discovered a patent application that Apple filed in Europe titled "Identity Recognition Utilizing Face-Associated Body Characteristics." The patent covers a Home surveillance camera system with indoor and outdoor cameras communicating with a person at home that someone is at the front or back door and showing images of the visitor or criminal on an iPad, iPhone or HomePod. Whether Apple intends to work with third party developers on this or is something that Apple is working on to sell directly in a store or part of a Home Service is unknown at this time.

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Top 5 Apple Devices Overdue an Update

Several Apple devices are now over 18 months old, and with new hardware that could bring valuable improvements to them on the horizon, much of it already existing in other devices, there are five important products that seem to be overdue an update.

While some devices like the Pro Display XDR and HomePod mini are arguably also due an update, there are at least five main Apple devices that appear to be overdue a refresh – where a new model could yield substantial improvements. Likewise, as time goes by, it becomes increasingly difficult for Apple to justify leaving these devices in its product lineup without a hardware update.

Be sure to refer to the MacRumors Buyer's Guide for constant updates on the age and status of all Apple's released products, as well as when updates can reasonably be expected on the basis of when new models came out in previous...

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Top Stories: Emergency SOS via Satellite Launches,...

Meeting its promise of a November launch, Apple this week activated its Emergency SOS via Satellite service for iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models in the U.S. and Canada, with more countries to come.

This week also saw some new additions for iOS 16.2 as it works its way through the beta testing process ahead of a public launch next month, while we saw fresh rumors about next year's iPhone 15 and leaked photos of an unreleased "Magic Charger" from Apple. We're also about to head into the holiday shopping season, so keep an eye out for some great deals!

Testing Apple's New Emergency SOS via Satellite Feature

All four iPhone 14 models support a new Emergency SOS via Satellite feature that allows the devices to connect directly to a satellite, enabling users to send text...

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Early Black Friday Deals Nov. 19: 12% off Apple...

Saturday's best deals include $491 off Focal Elegia High-Fidelity Headphones, $200 off a Sony Wireless Subwoofer, 20% off a Lego Creator Noodle Shop, and much more.Best deals for November 19AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.


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The best gifts for iPhone users

With the holidays just around the corner, you may wonder what to get for the iPhone user in your life that seemingly has everything. Here are some of the best gifts that you can get for them.Owners of an iPhone have access to a variety of accessories, such as batteries, wallets, cases, and more. There are so many choices, since the iPhone ecosystem is so large, so this is just a sampling of the best stuff to get.Moft Snap Stand Power Set


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The Two-Storey Apple Pacific Centre Store Officially...

Yesterday the new Apple Pacific Centre officially opened on the vibrant intersection of West Georgia and Howe streets in the heart of Vancouver, Canada. The reimagined and enhanced Apple Pacific Centre doubles the size of the previous store that still sits behind the new store with access to a large mall.

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Microsoft Brings Back SwiftKey for iOS, Teases New...

Microsoft's popular third-party keyboard for iOS, SwiftKey, is back on the App Store just weeks after the company announced it would be shutting down the app and delisting it from the platform.

In September, Microsoft said SwiftKey for iOS was being shut down and removed from the ‌App Store‌ for no clear reason. SwiftKey has been a popular alternative for iPhone users to Apple's default iOS keyboard, leaving many disappointed by the decision. Now, a few weeks later, Microsoft says due to customer feedback, it is bringing the app back to the ‌App Store‌.

"Based on customer feedback, SwiftKey iOS has been relisted on the Apple ‌App Store‌," said Microsoft spokesperson Caitlin Roulston to ...

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Friday November 18

Flash deal: AirPods Pro 2 crash to $197.99 today...

Amazon-owned Woot has slashed the price of Apple's brand-new AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) to a record low $197.99 in its latest early Black Friday sale.Pick up AirPods Pro 2 at a discount.The $197.99 price represents a $52 discount on 2022 AirPods Pro, with the 2nd Generation model sporting Apple's H2 chip with Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity and improved audio processing.


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AirPods Pro 2 Available for All-Time Low Price of $...

Apple's AirPods Pro 2 headphones have dropped to a new all-time low price of $197.99 on Woot, down from $249.00. The AirPods Pro 2 are in brand new condition on Woot and as of writing they're in stock and ready to ship.

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With this discount, the AirPods Pro 2 have now reached the lowest price point they've ever seen following their release in September. Woot's sale has been automatically applied so you don't need any coupon code or have to wait until checkout to see the discount.

$51 OFFAirPods Pro 2 for $197.99

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Apple Watch Ultra deals debut at Amazon ahead of...

The first major Apple Watch Ultra discounts have debuted at Amazon, with prices dipping to as low as $739.This Apple Watch Ultra is on sale at Amazon.Shoppers can save $60 on the Apple Watch Ultra this weekend at Amazon, with the ecommerce giant delivering the lowest prices anywhere on multiple band styles.


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Apple Watch Ultra Drops to $739 With Select Bands ($...

We're still a week away from Black Friday, but deals are already starting to hit with increasing frequency. The latest one comes from Amazon with a $60 discount on a number of Apple Watch Ultra configurations, bringing them down to $739.

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This is the lowest pricing we've seen for the Apple Watch Ultra, which was just released in September. Previous maximum discounts have only been in the $20 range on select band options.

Configurations currently carrying the discounted price include:

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Grab UGREEN’s Multi-Charging MagSafe Dock at $20 Off

Instantly reduce clutter and raise productivity with a wireless desk charging station. Today, the UGREEN 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Dock is down to just ...

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Google’s AR-Driven ‘Live View’ for iOS to launch in...

Google will be launching a new augmented reality feature for its Google Maps on iOS to help with visual search on the navigation platform. ...

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New study shows AirPods on par with prescription...

A new study published by iScience reveals that the AirPods Pro has performed nearly as well as prescription hearing aids. Apple has put several ...

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Apple’s ‘Two AirPods Pro, One iPhone’ holiday ad...

Apple has released a new holiday video showcasing the music-sharing capability of the AirPods Pro. ‘Holiday – Share the Joy’ is about a minute ...

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