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Friday October 18

03:07
LinkOptimizer for InDesign can now add random...

Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer 5.3.8, a feature update to the company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The software works with Photoshop to lets users automatically scale and crop images to their InDesign dimensions at specified target resolution, convert image formats, adjust colors, embed profiles, reduce link size and more. Version 5.3.8 lets users add random numbers to the optimized image names with the option to specify the number of digits in the number.

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $259.95; a “lite” version is available for $179.95. A demo can also be downloaded. The 5.3.8 update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-CC 2019.

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03:07
LinkOptimizer for InDesign can now add random...

Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer 5.3.8, a feature update to the company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The software works with Photoshop to lets users automatically scale and crop images to their InDesign dimensions at specified target resolution, convert image formats, adjust colors, embed profiles, reduce link size and more. Version 5.3.8 lets users add random numbers to the optimized image names with the option to specify the number of digits in the number.

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $259.95; a “lite” version is available for $179.95. A demo can also be downloaded. The 5.3.8 update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-CC 2019.

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03:07
LinkOptimizer for InDesign can now add random...

Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer 5.3.8, a feature update to the company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The software works with Photoshop to lets users automatically scale and crop images to their InDesign dimensions at specified target resolution, convert image formats, adjust colors, embed profiles, reduce link size and more. Version 5.3.8 lets users add random numbers to the optimized image names with the option to specify the number of digits in the number.

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $259.95; a “lite” version is available for $179.95. A demo can also be downloaded. The 5.3.8 update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-CC 2019.

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03:07
LinkOptimizer for InDesign can now add random...

Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer 5.3.8, a feature update to the company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The software works with Photoshop to lets users automatically scale and crop images to their InDesign dimensions at specified target resolution, convert image formats, adjust colors, embed profiles, reduce link size and more. Version 5.3.8 lets users add random numbers to the optimized image names with the option to specify the number of digits in the number.

LinkOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $259.95; a “lite” version is available for $179.95. A demo can also be downloaded. The 5.3.8 update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-CC 2019.

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03:01
Watch NASA's first all-woman spacewalk

NASA's first all-woman spacewalk was supposed to take place back in March, but the agency had to cancel the historic event due to the lack of spacesuits that fit both astronauts. Now, it's finally happening... barring any last minute cancellation. NA...

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03:00
16-Inch MacBook Pro Possibly Referenced in macOS...

Alleged icons depicting the widely rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro have been uncovered by French blog MacGeneration in the first two betas of macOS Catalina version 10.15.1, which has been in testing since last week.

The icon looks similar to the 15-inch MacBook Pro asset that is included in previous versions of macOS, but with slightly thinner bezels. The notebook is depicted in both Silver and Space Gray, with "16" in both filenames.

Earlier this year, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is readying a 16-inch MacBook Pro with an all-new design, including the return of a more reliable scissor mechanism keyboard, for release by the end of 2019. However, it is unclear if the notebook is still planned for this year or has been pushed back to 2020.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro...

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03:00
Google adds accident reporting feature to iOS...

Google announced on Thursday that iOS users will be able to report accidents directly in its Google Maps application. While this has long been a feature on Android, this has finally made its way to the iOS platform. The company is also adding new types of incidents that users can report under both platforms.

To report an incident, users tap the “+” sign at the bottom of Google Maps, and then tap “Add a Report.”

Four new types of incidents are included in the ability to report, including “construction, lane closures, disabled vehicles, and objects on the road (like debris).”

If you’ve had a chance to try this new feature, please let us know about your experience in the comments.

Via The Mac Observer

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03:00
Google Nest Mini review: Modest improvements make...

Expect (slightly) more bass, a mounting hole, and refined controls, all for the same price as the older Home Mini.

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03:00
Ecovacs Deebot 661 robot vacuum review: This is a...

Despite a few navigation hiccups, this convertible robot is an affordable entry point for those who want their vacuum to do double duty as a mop.

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03:00
Google and Microsoft moves that signal opportunities...

In the fall, a technology company’s fancy turns to new products. As we pass the midpoint of October, the holiday buying season has started to solidify, and we’ve gotten our requisite annual announcements from not only Apple, but from Google and Microsoft as well.

Now that these three big tech companies have all laid their cards on the table, we have a chance to look over what each of them discussed and compare and contrast approaches: where are they working on technology in the same vein, and where do their paths diverge. And, of course, there’s an opportunity to look at what Cupertino’s competitors are doing and see if they point out areas that might also be of interest to Apple.

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03:00
Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best...

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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02:53
Chinese report suggests $250 price point for new ‘...

We found images of a redesigned pair of AirPods in the iOS 13.2 beta earlier this month, featuring what appears to be an in-ear design for better noise cancellation. The rumors of AirPods with noise cancellation and water resistance have been circling for some time and it appears we are close to launch.

more…

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02:48
Apple said to launch noise-cancelling 'AirPods...




A report claims that Apple is set to introduce its third iteration of the wireless headphones as 'AirPods Pro,' which will be noise-cancelling and released at the end of October.

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02:45
The future of iMac is bezel-less

At almost every Mac event which usually takes place in the month of October, Apple claimed that the iMac is the #1 desktop in the US and with the highest…

The post The future of iMac is bezel-less appeared first on iLounge.

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02:25
US military will no longer use floppy disks to...

As we alarmingly learned in 2014, the US military has been using 8-inch floppy disks in an antiquated '70s computer to receive nuclear launch orders from the President. Now, the US strategic command has announced that it has replaced the drives with...

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02:24
The story of Mac Mini: Return of the $499 model?

For long, Mac Mini was the most affordable Mac anybody could buy. If somebody already had an old monitor, keyboard and mouse, all that was required was connecting them together…

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02:21
Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges U.S. Senate to Pass the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook this week tweeted in support of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, urging the U.S. Senate to move quickly to pass the bipartisan bill, which would eliminate per-country limits on employment-based green cards and increase per-country limits for family-sponsored green cards.

"Immigrants make this country stronger and our economy more dynamic," said Cook. "As a first step toward needed comprehensive reform, I urge the Senate to move quickly to pass the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act. The contributions of these workers are critical to America's future."

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the High-Skilled Immigrants Act in July, but the Senate has so far blocked the bill.

Apple and Cook frequently back pro-immigration legislation. Earlier this month, for example, Cook lent his name to...

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02:20
Report: 'AirPods Pro' to Launch End of...

Apple's rumored next-generation noise-canceling AirPods will launch at the end of this month with a new "Pro" moniker and a price tag of around $260, claims a new Chinese-language report this morning.

According to China Economic Daily, Apple's third-generation ‌AirPods‌ will adopt a new in-ear design to support the new noise-canceling feature and enhance the listening experience. The paper claims the "Pro" suffix, which Apple recently adopted for its most expensive iPhone 11 models, will help to differentiate the new wireless earbuds from Apple's existing ‌AirPods‌ and underscores the marketing rationale justifying the higher $260 price tag.

According to a separate report on Friday from the same Chinese-language financial...

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02:05
A $699 MacBook – The Dream!

Apple has always been a premium brand and when the CEO Tim Cook says that they try to price their products as low as possible, it’s difficult to believe but…

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01:29
SpaceX begins construction of its next-generation...

SpaceX's next-generation rocket, the Starship, is 50 meters long and powered by three Raptor engines, creating a whopping 12,000 kN of thrust. It is designed to haul large amounts of cargo and eventually passengers into space, for missions to the moo...

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01:26
Will Apple resurrect the 12-inch MacBook?

In 2006, Apple introduced the “MacBook” marking the company’s entry into the market of Intel based chips. The laptop replaced the iBook and the 12 inch PowerBook lineup. However, in…

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00:28
CorelDRAW 21.2.0.708 - Graphic design software for...

CorelDRAW - professional graphic design software for vector illustration, layout, and so much more.

Get started quickly and easily with a wealth of intuitive tools, built-in learning materials, sample files and project templates.

Features:

  • Vector Illustration: Use powerful vector illustration tools turn basic lines and shapes into complex works of art.
  • Page Layout: Find all the tools you need to create layouts for brochures, newsletters, multi-page documents and more.
  • Typography: Arrange type beautifully with a complete set of typography tools. Adjust font, size, leading and kerning, and add effects to text like block shadows and contours.
  • Color & Transparency: Easily apply color to both fills and outlines. Change the transparency of an object, and fill objects with patterns, gradients, and mesh fills, and more.
  • Styles: Manage styles and style sets to apply consistent formatting...
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00:16
Navicat Premium Essentials 12.1.27 - Provides...

Navicat Premium Essentials is a compact version of Navicat which provides basic and necessary features you will need to perform simple administration on a database. It supports the latest features including Trigger, Function, View, and it also comes with an Import/Export tool which allow user to import and export data from plain text file formats including TXT, CSV and XML.

Navicat Essentials is for commercial use. Currently, Navicat Essentials is available for MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQLite databases. If you need to administer all the above database servers at the same time, there is also Navicat Premium Essentials which allows you to access multiple database servers within one single application.

Navicat Essentials is available for three platforms - Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux. It can connect you to local/remote server, providing several utilities such as SQL editors, import/export, dump/execute SQL scripts and Server Monitor...

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00:09
OmniFocus 3.4.3 - 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.

OmniFocus comes in two feature levels: Standard, available for $49.99; and Pro, available for $99.99.



Version 3.4.3:

  • Fixed a problem with trial functionality on macOS Catalina.



  • macOS 10.13....

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00:08
Facebook is developing anti-predator measures to...

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced earlier this year that company plans to encrypt messages on all its platforms. Since then, authorities around the world have been trying to convince the social network not to go through with it, warning the pu...

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Thursday October 17

23:41
Microsoft OneNote 16.30 - Free digital notebook.

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

Here are some more ideas on how to use OneNote:

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



Version 16.30:

  • Go easy on your eyes with Dark Mode:...
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21:46
Apple TV+ to air complete first season of '...




Following the premiere of Apple TV+ original series "Dickinson" at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn on Thursday, Apple revealed the show's entire first season will be available from day one when the streaming service debuts on Nov. 1.

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20:59
Apple Configurator 2.11.1 - Configure and deploy iOS...

Apple Configurator makes it easy to deploy iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV devices in your school or business. Use Apple Configurator to quickly configure large numbers of devices connected to your Mac via USB with the settings, apps, and data you specify for your students, employees, or customers. Rebuilt from the ground up, Apple Configurator features a flexible, device-centric design that enables you to configure one or dozens of devices quickly and easily. Simply select a single device or many at once and perform an action. With Apple Configurator, you're able to update software, install apps and configuration profiles, rename and change wallpaper on devices, export device information and documents, and much more. You can also inspect any device to see details like serial number and hardware addresses, which apps and profiles are installed, and its console log.

Apple Configurator integrates with the Device Enrollment Program to automate MDM...

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20:53
Cook discusses China investment, consumer rights,...




Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China's minister of the State Administration of Market Regulation on Thursday to discuss a range of topics including the company's growing investment in the region.

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20:28
Apple published a new Press Release
20:23
Pandora now works in Spanish on Alexa and Google...

Pandora can now respond to requests en español in the US via Alexa and Google Assistant. You can activate Spanish voice controls by adding the language through the Alexa or Assistant settings.

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20:10
Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1.

Registered developers can download the beta via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

The post Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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20:10
Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1.

Registered developers can download the beta via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

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20:10
Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1.

Registered developers can download the beta via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

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20:10
Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1.

Registered developers can download the beta via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or it can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

The post Apple posts second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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19:03
Lebanon plans to charge a fee for internet voice...

If you're planning a trip to Beirut, you might want to think carefully about starting an internet phone call. Lebanon's cabinet has agreed to implement a 20-cent daily fee for VoIP calls across a range of services, including FaceTime Audio and WhatsA...

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18:16
Google Books redesign makes it easier to find...

It's Google Books' 15th birthday, and the tech giant is celebrating it by giving the service a makeover. The redesigned version makes each title's most pertinent information easier to access -- and it puts details in neat little boxes that make them...

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18:10
Apple hid a Lightning connector for debugging in the...

As it turns out, the Apple TV 4K includes a hidden Lightning port. This discovery was first made on Twitter by Kevin Bradley, better known as nitoTV on Twitter. This could lead to access to the Apple TV 4K’s firmware.

more…

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17:40
Interbrand Names Apple the #1 Global Brand for 2019

Interbrand today released its Best Global Brands 2019 report, the 20th edition of the world’s first brand valuation survey, showing that Apple...

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17:36
Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Senate to pass...




Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to push for immigration reform on Thursday, and in a tweet urged the U.S. Senate to pass legislation that aims to streamline the process for so-called "high-skilled" applicants.

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16:53
Another Day another EU Investigation into Apple...

The European Commission says it is taking a look at antitrust concerns involving Apple Pay, the digital payment tool for iPhones

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16:28
Hidden Lightning connector found in Apple TV 4K...




A closer inspection of Apple TV 4K's internals reveals Apple's streaming box includes what appears to be Lightning connector terminals hidden in its ethernet port, potentially providing a direct path to critical system hardware.

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16:14
Apple Posts New ‘Dickinson’ Trailer

Apple has a new trailer up for Dickinson, the Apple Original about poet Emily Dickinson starring Hailee Steinfeld. Called Immortality, the trailer focuses on Ms. Dickinson’s obsession with living, or dying, a common theme of the Victorian era.


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15:47
Apple Patent hints that AirDrop will Adopt...

In July 2017 Patently Apple reported on the FCC approving a license for limited testing of Millimeter Wave technology. Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that appears to be a possible AirDrop technology update or replacement that uses millimeter wave signals. The new system will provide a superior methodology for sharing data accurately and more securely.

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15:43
DEVONagent 3.11.2 (Lite, Express, and Pro)

Improves overall performance and reliability, plus fixes glitches in macOS 10.15 Catalina for the research software. (Free/$4.95/$49.95, free updates)

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15:39
Samsung Galaxy S10’s Finger Print Sensor Easily...

So it turns out the fingerprint sensor on the Samsung Galaxy S10 can be circumvented by a $3.47 screen protector. The BBC had that report, but it was John Gruber’s commentary I thought was spot on:

When the iPhone 5S debuted with Touch ID, we were inundated with news stories about “easy” ways to spoof it that were, in fact, not easy at all. Now we learn that Samsung’s flagship phone’s fingerprint sensor can in fact be spoofed trivially — and… crickets.

In a word, yup.


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15:25
Apple Pay Promo for $5 Off Instacart Grocery Delivery

Apple just announced a new Apple Pay promo for $5 off $35 or more with an Instacart grocery delivery order. The promo works when using Apple Pay inside the Instacart App, which we linked to below. Apple announced the promo through email, but the discount will be applied automatically in the app. It’s available now and expires end of day on October 20th.


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15:23
Audio Hijack 3.6.1

Maintenance release for the audio recording utility with a smattering of improvements and bug fixes. ($49 new, free update, 14.1 MB)

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15:21
Tinderbox 8.1

Improves the speed of opening and saving documents and selecting numerous notes on more powerful machines. ($249 new, free update, 36.1 MB)

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15:18
Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.1 Developer Beta...

No major new features have been uncovered in Catalina 10.15.1, but Apple is adding support for AMD Navi RDNA video cards for eGPUs.


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15:13
Apple’s newest Apple Pay promotion offers $5 off...

Apple has launched its latest Apple Pay promotion today. This time, the deal offers $5 off when you place an order for groceries with Instacart.

more…

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15:12
Microsoft Office for Mac 16.30

Brings support for editing PDFs in Word and adds the Ink Replay feature to PowerPoint. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)

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15:08
BBEdit 13.0.1

First maintenance release following the recent upgrade to version 13. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.9 MB)

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15:04
Concept imagines rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro with 6...

Apple’s oft-rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro could be launching as early as this month. Today, new renders have emerged offering a look at what could be the design of the 16-inch MacBook Pro, with Touch Bar and more.

more…

The post Concept imagines rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro with 6 USB-C ports, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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14:58
Google Maps Adds Ability to Report Accidents on...

Google announced Thursday that iPhone owners will be able to report accidents directly in Google Maps, plus new types of incidents, too.


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14:39
Daily Apple Headlines for October 17, 2019

Have 4 minutes? That’s all it takes to watch our Daily Apple Headlines video:

If you’d rather consume your news the old fashioned way, here are the headlines:

British Woman Discovers Major Flaw In Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Authentication

As you're probably aware, I love to reveal any flaw in Samsung products, which is why I'm laughing about this story. A British woman accidentally discovered a major flaw in the flagship Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone in which any fingerprint can unlock the device. She had applied a cheap screen protector to the display of the S10, then found that she could use any finger to unlock the phone. She called in her husband -- who was not set up to unlock the devices with his fingerprint -- and he was able to unlock it with a tap. Samsung now says it is "aware of the case of S10's malfunctioning fingerprint recognition and will soon issue a software patch." So much for Samsung's claims back in...

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14:34
IKEA’s smart blinds begin United States rollout, but...

The confusing rollout of IKEA’s smart blinds in the United States continues today. The blinds were first slated to release earlier this year, but were then delayed to October 1. From there, IKEA delayed them until “later this fall,” but now inventory is showing up at IKEA retail stores around the United States.

more…

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14:14
French Zoo Shows ‘Blob,’ with No Brain, 720 Sexes,...

Check out this insanely cool story about a…living thing? Yeah, I don’t how to better word that. It’s been dubbed the “blob,” based on the classic horror film, because it moves without feet, appears to be able to learn—even though it doesn’t have a brain—and it has 720 sexes. What? Seriously? Oh, and it can heal itself if cut in half in less than three minutes, and it can communicate what it has learned to other blobs when they’re brought together. So that’s cool and not at all frightening as all get out. Reuters has the story, including a video showing some time lapses of the blob doing its blobby thing, and some other information. It’s very interesting.

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14:00
Your hot takes on macOS Catalina, iOS 13, AirPods,...

On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, it’s all about your hot takes. We’ll respond to your thoughts on macOS Catalina, iOS 13, Apple’s AirPods, and more.

This is episode 672 with Leif Johnson, Roman Loyola, and Michael Simon.

Listen to episode 672

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13:59
Hands-On With Apple's New Beats Solo Pro...

On Tuesday, Apple's Beats brand introduced the new Beats Solo Pro headphones, the company's first on-ear headphones with active noise cancellation. The new $300 headphones don't launch until October 30, but we've already had a chance to test them out so check out our video below for our early impressions.

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Starting with the unboxing experience, you'll find that the Beats Solo Pro headphones come with a new soft case covered in a nice felt-like material, as well as a few accessories such as a Lightning to USB-A cable for recharging the headphones. While USB-C rather than Lightning might have been a bit more universal, at least you can charge your headphones with the same cable you use for your iPhone.

The Solo Pro headphones come in six colors including...

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13:58
FitBit’s Health Play, EU’s Weird Apple Play Probe –...

Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join guest-host Bryan Chaffin to discuss FitBit’s efforts to claw back some space from Apple Watch with a heart-monitoring feature. They also discuss the EU’s weird antitrust concern about Apple Pay.


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13:26
9to5Rewards: Last chance to win iPhone 11 Pro Max +...

If you haven’t yet, now’s your chance to enter our giveaway for the new iPhone 11 Pro Max in Midnight Green courtesy of totallee. There is just over a week left before we pick a winner and this will be one of your last reminders on the site to enter using our form below.

You can also still get 25% off totallee products while our giveaway is open:

Get 25% off totallee thin cases for iPhone now w/ code HAPPYHOUR

Head below to enter the giveaway.

more…

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13:16
The best wireless chargers for iPhone

Beginning with the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple added wireless charging to the iPhone. That continued with the iPhone XS and iPhone XR and now the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. Essentially, every new iPhone since the fall of 2017 supports wireless charging.

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12:54
Save 53% on the NEBULA Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

Change up your wireless audio experience and rise above all other Bluetooth speakers with the levitating NEBULA orb. It’s sure to turn heads and catch the attention of your friends…

The post Save 53% on the NEBULA Levitating Bluetooth Speaker appeared first on iLounge.

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12:52
Omron refreshes its Apple Health-compatible blood...

When it comes to at-home blood pressure monitors, that’s a product category that Omron is well-known for. It’s had a wide variety of offerings for several years now and today the company has delivered a complete redesign for many of its most-popular models. There are a total of seven new blood pressure monitors ranging from wrist to upper arm and wired to wireless. more…

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12:48
Google Photos format loophole seems to give iPhone...

One of the unique selling points for the Pixel smartphone lineup over the last few years has been free unlimited storage of original quality pictures with Google Photos. However, that changed with the Pixel 4 that was announced this week which won’t see that benefit. In an ironic twist, it appears that iPhones will have access to free unlimited storage of original quality photos with Google’s service due to a format loophole.

more…

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12:46
The Sky is Everywhere’ is Getting an Apple TV+ Film...

Apple will be collaborating with A24 film studio to make a film adaptation of ‘The Sky is Everywhere’, a young adult novel by Jandy Nelson. Josephine Decker is set as…

The post The Sky is Everywhere’ is Getting an Apple TV+ Film Adaptation appeared first on iLounge.

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12:45
Netflix Not Worried Despite Looming Apple TV+ Launch

Today, media streaming giant Netflix has posted its Q3 2019 earnings and added in a shareholder letter that they’re not too worried about the upcoming launch of Apple TV+. Netflix’s…

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12:45
League of Legends Mobile Slated for 2020 Release

Today, Riot Games has announced that they will be porting the popular League of Legends game to Android and iOS platforms by 2020. League of Legends: Wild Rift will have…

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12:37
Rabbit Charger with Retractable Cable, Swappable...

We have a deal on the Rabbit charger, an interesting wall-mounted charging station for your mobile devices. It features a built-in, retractable cable, and that cable has two charging plugs you can use at the same time. Plus, the charging tips are swappable, and it comes with two USB-C tips and two Lightning tips, all of which fit over micro USB tips built-in to the cable. Lastly, it also has a built-in AC outlet so that it still leaves you with a standard plug. This device is $45.95 through our deal.


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12:04
Early access 'Minecraft Earth' for iOS...




'Minecraft Earth,' the iOS game bringing the popular block-based open-world building title to the real world, is now available to play in early access, with the rollout of the game starting in New Zealand and Iceland.

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11:31
Apple releases second developer beta of macOS...




Apple is now on its second try for the macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta, with developers able to download the second build of the operating system update to their Mac or MacBook for testing.

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11:18
Apple releases second developer beta of macOS...

Following the release of the first beta last week, Apple today has released the second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1. The update includes changes such as new emoji and new Siri privacy settings.

more…

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11:14
iPhone 11 sales exceed expectations

Apple’s new iPhone are turning out to be pretty popular as multiple reports cite the phones being sold like hot cakes. According to Bloomberg, the sales figures of the iPhone…

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11:10
Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina...

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.1 update to developers, a little under a week after seeding the first beta and a week and a half after releasing macOS Catalina to the public.

The new ‌macOS Catalina‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the Developer Center.

The first update to ‌macOS Catalina‌ is minor in scale and appears to focus on performance improvements and fixes for bugs that weren't able to be addressed in the first version of Catalina. An interim supplemental update was released just two days ago with some other bug fixes...

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11:08
How to keep your home's air clean and odor-free...




Poor air quality in your home can stink up the joint or exacerbate allergies -- and it can be hard to tell at a glance when its a problem. But, HomeKit peripherals can keep your home's air clean with minimal aggravation, and it won't cost as much as you think.

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10:32
Photoshop for iPad nearing launch with some key...

I know for a fact that both beta testers and “people at Apple’ are pissed at Adobe for dragging their feet on this launch. But Adobe feels it has no “real” competition in the space and hasn’t made the iPad app a priority at the company. The first version of Photoshop for iPad will be functionally useless for professional users.

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10:30
Luna Display adds new Mac-to-Mac mode as it competes...

Luna Display, the popular accessory that lets you use your iPad as a secondary display to your Mac, is expanding with a new Mac-to-Mac mode. This means that you can now use a Mac as the secondary display for another Mac.

more…

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10:25
Upcoming book to explore Apple’s pivots and product...

The Wall Street Journal’s Tripp Mickle is working on a book that will focus on the last decade at Apple without Steve Jobs. It will dive into how some of the products like Apple Watch and more came to be that have launched under Tim Cook and Jony Ive’s leadership and the company’s shift to Services.

more…

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10:17
Luminar 3.1.4 - Powerful, adaptive, configurable...

Luminar 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.

Features:

  • 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 sections of the image without having to make any...
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10:00
Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna...




You can now extend or mirror your main Mac's screen onto a second Mac as easily as you can with Sidecar and an iPad with Luna Display 4.0.

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09:37
Google Voice now works with Siri on iPhones, but...

If you primarily use a Google Voice number, there are a few little roadblocks you’ve got to put up with. However, one of those is going away, as the latest Google Voice update for iOS adds better support for Siri. more…

The post Google Voice now works with Siri on iPhones, but still not Google Assistant appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:36
AA19-290A: Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 7...

Original release date: October 17, 2019
Summary

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end extended support for their Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.[1] After this date, these products will no longer receive free technical support, or software and security updates.

Organizations that have regulatory obligations may find that they are unable to satisfy compliance requirements while running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Technical Details

All software products have a lifecycle. “End of support” refers to the date when the software vendor will no longer provide automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance. [2]

For more information on end of support for Microsoft products see the Microsoft End of Support FAQ.

Systems running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will continue to work at their current...

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09:10
Fitbit to Take on Apple Watch in Healthcare Market...

Fitbit is partnering with Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance to develop a method to detect irregular heart rhythm.


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09:02
Apple Watch Series 5 deals take up to $50 off,...

Apple Watch Series 5 deals highlight today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break alongside markdowns on Twelve South SurfacePad iPhone cases and Ring’s Stick Up camera. Hit the jump for all that and more.

more…

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09:00
Chrome for Android update protects against Spectre-...

Last year, Chrome 67 for desktop introduced Site Isolation to protect users from Spectre-style security threats by making it harder for attackers to steal data from other websites. Now, Chrome 77 is bringing Site Isolation to Chrome on Android.

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08:58
9to5Mac Daily: October 17, 2019 – iOS 13 adoption,...

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

Sponsored by ChannelsChannels makes it easy to watch live TV from all of your devices. Get your first month of Channels Plus for free here

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08:50
Apple Patent Points to Image Stabilization &...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to dynamic image stabilization built into mobile devices so that users will be able to view messages or read content when walking, Jogging, running on a treadmill or riding in a car with bumpy roads.

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08:46
New Apple TV+ 'Dickinson' trailer...




Apple is continuing to promote 'Dickinson,' one of the shows that will be available at the launch of Apple TV+ in November, with the latest 'Immortality' trailer highlighting the struggles of the poet's fight for equality alongside men.

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08:43
How to change icons and colors for Reminders Lists...

Among the subtle changes that have arrived with iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina, Reminders Lists can now be customized with 60 different icons and a choice of 12 colors. Read on for how to change icons and colors for Reminders Lists on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

more…

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08:40
Apple Could Still Learn From Google, Even if The...

Google launched its latest smartphones, the Pixel 4, the other day. Its event did not quite capture the imagination in the way Apple’s iPhone events do. However, argues Rene Ritchie at iMore, Apple could still learn a thing or two from Google.

It was like watching Game of Thrones Season 8, offering them more episodes, begging them for more episodes, and just watching them mic drop and end it.. like that. Anyway. The products and technology that did manage to somehow sneak out on stage was so good, that it almost makes up for the obvious lack of planning and organization that went into the event, and the extreme disrespect shown the audience, both live and streaming. Almost.


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08:40
Apple Watch Series 4 drops to $329; $300-$400 off 12...




Amazon is currently delivering the lowest prices on many Apple Watch Series 4 models, with discounts of up to $160 off and prices as low as $329. Meanwhile, Adorama has limited stock remaining of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, with discounts of up to $400 off ahead of Black Friday.

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08:40
Watch the first trailer of ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’...

Red Dead Redemption 2 developer Rockstar Games has shared the first trailer for the upcoming PC release of the game, which showcases the open-world western running at 4K and 60 frames per second. It also offers a glimpse of some of the other graphica...

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08:02
For All Mankind Stars Given New iPhone 11s

It seems that being in “a billion pockets,” as Oprah put it, is not the only perk of media stars working with Apple. The stars of For All Mankind were all given iPhone 11s ahead of the premiereVariety reported.

Apple’s clean-cut aesthetics for the big premiere weren’t surprising for the multinational company and perhaps even less surprising was how generous the company has been with granting the cast and crew access to their latest technology. The entire cast even received new iPhone 11s from Apple ahead of the premiere. “[Apple has] been so supportive. They come and do set visits and they’re excited to see us. They gave us all free iPhones. That is a perk,” star Krys Marshall told Variety on the carpet. “We all got the 11 yesterday. It’s nice. But aside from the free phones, they have just been fabulous, really encouraging. They believe in us...

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08:02
Apple TV+ streaming service coming November 1, here...

Apple TV+ will be arriving soon and we’re keeping up with the latest trailers showing off the upcoming original content. Follow along below for a look at all of the Apple TV+ trailers plus what’s new.

more…

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08:00
HTC Vive Cosmos review: Too late, too expensive

The battle for at-home virtual reality started with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive -- but these days things are getting complicated. The Oculus Quest proves solid standalone VR is possible, and Valve is pushing the limits of high-end VR with the...

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07:45
UK Drops Plans for Controversial ‘Porn Blocker’

The UK Government has dropped controversial plans for a ‘porn blocker’ law, BBC News reported. It was going to introduce stringent age verification checks intended to stop under-18s viewing porn online.

It said the policy, which was initially set to launch in April 2018, would “not be commencing” after repeated delays, and fears it would not work. The so-called porn blocker would have forced commercial porn providers to verify users’ ages, or face a UK ban. Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan said other measures would be deployed to achieve the same objectives. The government first mooted the idea of a porn blocker in 2015, with the aim of stopping youngsters “stumbling across” inappropriate content.


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07:42
AirDrop & device tracking only the beginning of...




Apple's use of Ultra Wideband with the U1 chip in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro could go beyond AirDrop and could be used to determine the orientation and motion of a device.

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07:38
BBC winds down its in-house VR production team

After two years, the BBC is shutting VR Hub production division. In a lengthy blog post, the UK public broadcaster announced that it plans to produce one last virtual reality experience called Missing Pictures before winding down the unit.

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07:35
Review: Master & Dynamic MW07 Go bring premium...




The MW07 Go true wireless headphones from Master and Dynamic brings premium audio to the gym with stylish design and impressive internals.

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07:25
Creating a Mac mini video editing setup for under $2...

In recent months, I’ve been looking to upgrade my Final Cut Pro desktop editing rig. I wanted something that could last me at least the next two to three years and provide me with a smooth workflow; I also wanted to spend less than $2,000 total. If you’re in a similar predicament, then read further. For less than $2,000 I put together a Mac mini video editing setup that works great with Final Cut Pro X. more…

The post Creating a Mac mini video editing setup for under $2,000 [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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07:23
Samsung admits a screen protector defeats Galaxy S10...




Following a British newspaper account of a woman discovering anyone could unlock her Galaxy S10 since she added a screen protector, Samsung is promising a software patch.

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07:18
MIT Media Lab’s Guitar Machine, mixing AI and robots...

[VIDEO] From MIT, a fascinating device that puts artificial intelligence in the hands of any guitarist.

To get a sense of what this is about, watch the two videos embedded in the main Loop post. The first gives you a sense of the mechanics of MIT’s Guitar Machine, and the second puts Guitar Machine in the hands of some traditional guitarists.

Read the linked article for more detail on how all this works. I would absolutely love to play with one of these.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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07:13
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’...

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is advancing his data privacy bill. Today, he shared his "Mind Your Own Business Act" an official version of the draft legislation we saw last year. Like the draft, the official version would give the Federal Trade Commission...

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07:05
Google devices Senior VP: I’d disclose smart...

BBC News:

After being challenged as to whether homeowners should tell guests smart devices – such as a Google Nest speaker or Amazon Echo display – are in use before they enter the building, he concludes that the answer is indeed yes.

And:

“Does the owner of a home need to disclose to a guest? I would and do when someone enters into my home, and it’s probably something that the products themselves should try to indicate.”

Fascinating ethical question. If you have a device that records, do you need to disclose this to a visitor? Or should all people assume they are being recorded at all times?

Solid interview with Google Senior Vice President, Devices & Services Rick Osterloh.

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06:57
Interbrand names Apple as top brand for seventh year...




Citing Apple's move to create an ecosystem using products and services, Interbrand assigned a 'brand value' of $234.2 billion, an increase of 9% on last year.

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06:49
Oh Samsung

In today’s edition of “Oh Samsung”:

A flaw that means any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10 phone has been acknowledged by Samsung.

And:

After buying a £2.70 gel screen protector on eBay, Lisa Neilson found her left thumbprint, which was not registered, could unlock the phone.

She then asked her husband to try and both his thumbs also unlocked it.

And when the screen protector was added to another relative’s phone, the same thing happened.

Yikes.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:46
Photoshop for iPad should be released soon with...

Adobe first announced Photoshop CC for iPad in October 2018. Since then, we’ve seen little information about the app beyond a quick demo at an Apple special event. According to a Bloomberg report today, the famous photo editor should be available for iPadOS very soon. However, several features will be missing in this first release.

more…

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06:46
AnandTech iPhones 11 detailed review

If you do nothing else, check out the side-by-side spec chart on the first page of the review. Tons of detail, visually easy to process. Tip of a very large iceberg (don’t miss the popup menu at the top of the article, a table of contents, the article is 13 pages long).

If I had to pick a second page, it’d be the “Camera – Low light evaluation” page. Unsparingly critical where it needs to be, pointing out flaws, but not sparing the praise, either.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:41
The Patent behind the Apple Watch Series 5 ECG...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to advancing the digital crown found on the Apple Watch to include an ECG feature, now found in Series 5.

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06:39
Fractal Bits drum synth app uses algorithms to...

Desktop music production software has become more user friendly, but the options for creating music on a phone -- especially an Android device -- are still rather limited. That's set to change with the release of a new drum synth app, Fractal Bits, w...

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06:37
∞ Apple drops “Rayman Mini” Apple Arcade trailer

[VIDEO] Apple Arcade continues to kill it. The free trials are starting to end. Wondering how many of those early Apple Arcade adopters are going to stick with it. Not sure how we’ll know. The trailer is embedded in the main Loop post.

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06:36
SketchUp 19.3.252 - Create 3D design concepts.

SketchUp is an easy-to-learn 3D modeling program that enables you to explore the world in 3D. With just a few simple tools, you can create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects - even space ships.

Note: SketchUp is free for personal use. Pro version can be found here.



Version 19.3.252:

macOS Catalina Support

Added support for macOS Catalina, which included the following updates:

  • Implemented the notarization process that will be required for macOS Catalina.
  • Fixed an issue where the Welcome Window’s templates panel sometimes loaded slowly.
  • Fixed an issue where text was displayed with a black background on some configurations.

Other

  • Changed our internet connection tests to work more robustly across the globe.


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06:25
Adobe refutes reports that Photoshop for iPad is...




Photoshop for iPad is still expected before the end of this year, but beta testers are complaining that it is lacking. Adobe says the beta doesn't include many features that will be in the shipping version, and that the company plans to continuously develop the app.

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06:21
'Anthem' gives its Cataclysm in-game event...

If you've stuck with Anthem through its many challenges -- and there have been a lot -- then congratulations, you're being rewarded with the return of the Cataclysm, and updates for the Season of Skulls. According to the latest patch notes, this will...

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06:11
30W Official USB-C Wall Charger from Apple Drops to...

The official Apple 30W Power Adapter is perfect for those who burn through their Apple device’s juice and people who are staring at their iPads and iPhones all the time.…

The post 30W Official USB-C Wall Charger from Apple Drops to Lowest Price appeared first on iLounge.

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06:10
Apple proposes how to steady what's on an...




Mobile device users who have trouble holding an iPhone steadily could be assisted by the smartphone to view images and other content, by compensating for hand movements to keep what is being viewed steady and in one place regardless of the motion.

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06:09
Goldman Sachs CEO Says Apple Card Launch ‘Most...

David Solomon, CEO of Goldman Sachs and Apple’s bank partner has declared the launch of Apple Card ‘the most successful ever’. In an interview with CNBC, Solomon has shared his…

The post Goldman Sachs CEO Says Apple Card Launch ‘Most Successful Ever’ appeared first on iLounge.

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06:09
Apple Beats Solo Pro Priced at $300, Available...

Beats by Apple has announced its newest and first active noise canceling headphone, the Beats Solo Pro for $300 today. The Solo Pro headphones feature Pure ANC noise canceling technology…

The post Apple Beats Solo Pro Priced at $300, Available October 30 appeared first on iLounge.

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06:07
Transporter App Makes Its Way to Mac App Store

Today, Apple has announced that it has updated its Transporter app and made it available to developers for the Mac. The app allows developers to manipulate binaries in a drag…

The post Transporter App Makes Its Way to Mac App Store appeared first on iLounge.

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06:00
Nanoleaf launches new ‘Screen Mirror’ feature for...

The popular smart lighting accessory company Nanoleaf has introduced a new feature called Screen Mirror. The company touts that this feature “creates an immersive theatre-like experience” by mirroring your on-screen activity onto your Nanoleaf Light Panels and Nanoleaf Canvas.

more…

The post Nanoleaf launches new ‘Screen Mirror’ feature for more immersive light panel colors appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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06:00
NEBULA Levitating Bluetooth Speaker: Eye-catching,...

We get a variety of items in the Apple World Today Deals Shop, but one of the most unique I’ve seen recently is the NEBULA Levitating Bluetooth Speaker. This stunning speaker usually sells for $300, but we have it on sale for a limited time for $139.99. This powerful speaker doubles as an LED light that you have to see to believe.

This levitating NEBULA orb is both a powerful speaker and an eye-catching accessory, making it a great gift, conversation piece, or party favor. The speaker contains a sensitive microphone so you can make and receive calls with wireless ease. While music plays, warm LED lights shine on the orb, and the speaker rotates 360...

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06:00
Crowdfunding is better than Netflix for YouTube...

One day six months ago, Christine McConnell picked up the phone and learned that her Netflix show, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, wouldn't be renewed. The production company called with the news, citing an email it had received from Ne...

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05:54
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg would be in jail under...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would be in jail now under the terms of a proposed new privacy law which would hold company execs personally responsible for their company’s failings.

Under the proposed Mind Your Business Act, senior company executives could go to prison for anything up to 20 years…

more…

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05:53
VirtualBox 6.0.14 - x86 virtualization software.

VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux and Mac hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while innotek ensures the...

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05:48
TinkerTool 7.42 - Expanded preference settings for...

TinkerTool is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into Mac OS X. This allows to activate hidden features in the operating system and in some of the applications delivered with the system.

The tool makes sure that preference changes can only affect the current user. You don't need administrative privileges to use the tool. With this design, it is no problem to use TinkerTool in professional networks where users have restricted permissions. The program will never change any component of the operating system, so the integrity of your system is not put at risk, and there will be no negative effect on system updates.

All preference settings changed by TinkerTool can be reset to Apple's defaults, or to the state that existed before using the tool. No dangerous background processes are used for TinkerTool's operation. You may send bug reports here...

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05:48
Editorial: Does Apple have the mettle to fight for...




Over the last two decades, Apple has largely pursued a strategy centered on "affordable luxury" personal devices, starting with iPod, blooming into iPhone and iPad, and now taking over in wearables. Mac Pro seems to be a wild departure.

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05:38
Apple A13 supplier TSMC reports stronger than...




The maker of Apple-designed A13 chip, TSMC, reports smartphone demand that is stronger than expected, and is investing up to $5 billion extra ahead of its new forecasts about 5G models.

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05:29
Amazon is hosting a two-day music festival in Las...

Amazon has been aggressively pushing into the music business. It's already promoted its Music streaming service by holding a concert for Prime Day and appealing to audiophiles by offering lossless streaming with its HD plan. So when you hear the comp...

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05:27
Paperless 3.0.7 - $69.95

Paperless is a digital documents manager. Remember when everyone talked about how we would soon be a paperless society? Now it seems like we use paper more than ever. Let's face it - we need and we use paper. But Paperless 3 is one of those incredibly useful applications that will help you manage all your paper and digital documents and at the same time positively affect the environment.

When it's tax time no more bringing a shoebox full of receipts to your accountant. According to ruling Rev. Proc. 97-22 from the IRS, a digital document is acceptable. With Paperless 3 you can create a Smart Collection and keep all your documents neat and tidy and in one place. Additionally, once you store your receipts in Paperless 3, you can select the receipts to email, print, or export to PDF, or even show as a chart.

Paperless 3 has the ability to keep up and maintain the task of not only reducing your need for paper but managing the paper you use. Simply scan...

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05:20
How to migrate Volume Purchase Program Purchasers to...

Apple has published a support page explaining how to migrate Volume Purchase Program Purchasers to Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager. The VPP launched in 2011 for app purchases but will be shuttered on 1st December.

If you have people in your organization who used to buy items through the Volume Purchase Program, you’ll now need to register them in the Business Manager or School Manager systems before the end of November…

more…

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05:04
Apple looking at Face ID laser tech to improve iPad...




Displays in a future iPad or iPhone could use lasers to detect touch, with the employment of VCSEL sensors and other technologies potentially monitoring the deflection of the screen to determine levels of 3D touch or to provide a more improved typing experience.

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05:00
Arlo’s Video Doorbell arrives with 180-degree field...

After leaking out earlier this year a couple of times, Smart-home device maker Arlo has officially announced its newest product today, its first video doorbell. The new device comes with a 180-degree field of view, a unique 1:1 aspect ratio, motion detection and alerts, tamper detection, and more.

more…

The post Arlo’s Video Doorbell arrives with 180-degree field of view, 1:1 aspect ratio, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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05:00
Arlo Video Doorbell launches with large field of...




Smart home purveyor Arlo has announced the new Arlo Video Doorbell with a wide vertical field of view -- but unfortunately no HomeKit integration.

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05:00
Can’t find your Time Machine backup after upgrading...

If you’ve upgraded to macOS 10.15 Catalina and want to back out and restore your Mac to a previous release of macOS, you might have a Time Machine backup you could use to wind the clock back.

However, reports say that when Catalina performs a Time Machine backup, it updates the extension on the special package used for these archives. It changes the file’s extension from sparsebundle, a disk image format that can be mounted and browsed like a physical volume, to backupbundle. This isn’t documented on Apple’s site, and it’s unclear why this change was made.

We haven’t been able to observe or test this, but some users have said simply changing the extension back to sparsebundle allowed them to mount the Time Machine backup or use it via macOS Recovery to restore a previous snapshot.

To read this...

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05:00
Arlo's first video doorbell provides an extra-...

Arlo is jumping into the video doorbell arena just a year after releasing its first smart doorbell, and it's claiming to one-up rivals with some hard-to-find features. The simply-named Arlo Video Doorbell captures footage in an unusual (for doorbell...

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04:42
Samsung Admits Major Security Flaw in Galaxy S10...

A major flaw in Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphone has been discovered that basically means any fingerprint can unlock the device with the help of a cheap screen protector.

According to the BBC, a British woman discovered the authentication flaw after she applied a cheap gel screen protector bought off eBay to her Galaxy S10.

She soon discovered that she was able to authenticate as the owner by pressing her left thumbprint against the phone's onscreen fingerprint sensor – the problem being that she hadn't registered her thumb with the device's biometric authenticaton system.

Her suspicions were confirmed when her husband was also able to unlock the phone by pressing either one of his thumbs on the screen's built-in sensor. The screen protector was then applied to another relative's Galaxy S10 and the same thing occurred.

Responding to the incident, Samsung said it was "aware of the...

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04:40
A Future Apple Headset could offer an AR Application...

On Tuesday Patently Apple posted a granted patent report covering one of Apple's acquired patents from Metaio about augmented reality in respect to 3D reconstruction. Today, Patently Apple was first to discover that the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to another acquired patent from Metaio about another aspect of augmented reality titled...

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04:39
In the UK, O2 5G launches today, with no additional...

The last of the big four UK carriers to announce its 5G plans has now done so. O2 5G service has officially launched today, though with the same extremely limited coverage seen on other networks …

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04:35
Arturia's Analog Lab VST is now just $99

Arturia has made a name for itself with its reasonably-priced and easy-to-use synths and MIDI keyboards, now it's offering its popular Analog Lab VST for a bargain price, as well. Reduced to $99 from $199, the virtual studio gives you 6,500 presets,...

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04:15
The Morning After: Is this the ultimate retro-gaming...

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Say goodbye to Yahoo Groups and Google Daydream, and good morning to Volvo's first full EV. Also, the Vatican is going click-to-pray, and Under Armour has unveiled the latest in spacesuit fashion. Just another T...

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04:07
A-series chip supplier TSMC reports strong Q3 sales...

Apple’s A-series chipmaker TSMC has reported strong Q3 sales, with revenue up more than 10% year-on-year, citing high demand from smartphone makers.

The company is also optimistic about demand in the final quarter of the year, and says that it expects a dramatic boost in demand thanks to 5G smartphones next year. 2020 is the year in which Apple is expected to launch its first 5G iPhone …

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04:02
MIT scientists develop a way to recover details from...

A group of MIT researchers have developed a way to recover lost details from images and create clear copies of motion-blurred parts in videos. Their creation, an algorithm called a "visual deprojection model," is based on a convolutional neural netwo...

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04:00
Pixel envy: Apple needs to rethink the entire Siri...

The tech media has long compared Google’s Pixel phone with the iPhone, despite the incredible disparity in consumer appeal. After all, the Pixel is the only other phone actually made by the company that controls its primary ecosystem. It’s the Android phone by the Android maker.

For the last couple of years watching the introduction of a new Pixel phone, it was easy to imagine an iPhone user looking at the camera features and results and thinking, “I wish my iPhone did that!” This year, while the Pixel 4’s camera capabilities might be better than the iPhone 11’s, Apple has at least caught up enough for it not to be the envy of an iPhone user’s eye.

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03:53
EU Commission Turns Its Antitrust Attention on Apple...

The European Union Commission has been going after big tech recently, and now it is looking into antitrust concerns about Apple Pay.


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03:38
Wedbush: China demand for iPhone 11 is strong,...

The latest report from Apple analyst Dan Ives at Wedbush corroborates the recent undercurrent of optimism we have heard in recent weeks regarding iPhone sales strength.

According to the analyst, overall iPhone 11 demand is “much better” than expectations with China being particularly strong, and iPhone 11 Pro demand exceeding estimates in the United States. Wedbush also tipped its hat on what it seems coming over the horizon for the iPhone in 2020.

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03:29
Apple Hit with iPhone Throttling Class Action Suit

Another day, another lawsuit against Apple. The latest class action lawsuit, brought in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accused Apple of a variety of offenses, including iPhone throttling, AppleInsider reported.

Among the causes of action laid out by plaintiffs are counts of trespass to chattels, violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), violation of California’s Computer Data Access and Fraud Act, unfair business practices and false advertisement. Plaintiffs allege Apple harmed owners of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7 and 7 Plus units by implementing an iOS feature that, under certain conditions, temporarily throttles an iPhone’s processor during instances of heavy load.

 


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03:15
Apple releases third iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2 developer...

Apple on Wednesday released the third developer beta of its iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 operating systems. The release comes just under a week of the release of the second iOS 13.2 developer beta, which offered features such as Deep Fusion camera technology, Siri changes, and more.

Deep Fusion is Apple’s new camera processing technology that works in the background to improve image quality for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro users.

Other new forthcoming changes in iOS 13.2 include new changes such as the addition of Announce Messages with Siri, new iPadOS settings, HomeKit tweaks, and more. There are also new emoji, new Siri privacy settings, and more.

If you’ve had a chance to play with the third developer beta of iOS 13.2 and have any feedback to offer, please let us know about your experience in the comments.

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03:05
Sony's self-driving 'Sociable Cart'...

Sony's Sociable Cart SC-1 -- the autonomous vehicle-cum-party bus designed for theme parks and golf courses -- has finally landed. Launching in Japan's Kanucha Bay Resort in Nago City, and the Botanical Garden in Okinawa City, the pilot scheme kicks...

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03:00
Recent patent hints at radar system embedded into...

The Apple Car may not be on the market for a while, but a recently published patent application shows how Apple may be embedding a radar system of sorts within the bodywork.

Per AppleInsider:

In Apple’s design, it suggests the use of antennas to transmit a radar beam towards a portion of a field of view, along with a vertical antenna array to receive the bounced-back signal. The receive antenna array can consist of multiple antenna elements grouped into sub-arrays, with each sub-array used to receive scatter signals reflected back at it from a smaller subsection of the field of view. Circuitry is then used to combine the received scatter signals from the antenna array into a combined scatter signal, which is then digitized. A second horizontal receive array performs a similar job, again with sub-arrays and the same process. A signal processor is then used to process the scatter signals from both vertical and horizontal arrays, and to correlate the data from each to...

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03:00
Would Apple make its own Surface Neo?

Earlier this month, Microsoft introduced the Surface Neo, a strange device that looks like two iPads stuck together, or alternately, a laptop in which the keyboard has been replaced with a second touchscreen. Upon first seeing the Surface Neo, I immediately wondered: Would Apple make a product like this? And if not, why not?

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Microsoft Surface Neo

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03:00
Ford teams up with charging companies to form the...

Ford is hoping to convince fence sitters to finally get an electric vehicle by making it easier to find charging stations. The automaker has introduced the FordPass Charging Network, which it says includes 12,000 charging stations with more than 35,0...

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03:00
Sony aims to change how we experience music with its...

Immersive is the key word here, and Sony says you won’t need new equipment to enjoy its new music format.

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02:59
Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus -- The best true...




Master & Dynamic blew us away with the MW07 and after testing the new MW07 Plus true wireless headphones for a week, we're hooked.

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02:40
Olympus' OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera is small and...

While other companies are touting full-frame and compact APS-C cameras, Olympus is still squarely in the Micro Four Thirds camp. With launch of its latest mirrorless camera, the company is playing to the strength of that smaller format: speed. The 20...

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02:35
Where to watch the Apple TV app: iPhone, iPad, Mac,...

The Apple TV app is Apple’s attempt to unify content from multiple channels and providers into a single experience with an Up Next queue of shows in progress, recommendations about what to watch next, and access to your purchases from the iTunes video and movie library.

The Apple TV app is the home for Apple TV Channels like HBO, Showtime and Starz, in addition to Apple TV+ (Apple TV Plus). Apple’s streaming service is only available through the TV app. But you don’t necessarily need an Apple device to enjoy it. The TV app is going to be available in lots of places …

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02:29
Yojimbo 4.1.3 - Data organizer.

Yojimbo empowers Mac users to manage, effortlessly and securely, the onslaught of information encountered every day at work and at home, even across multiple computers. Yojimbo stores different data types: text notes, passwords, Web bookmarks, product serial numbers, PDFs, and Web archives.

Data input into Yojimbo follows familiar Mac user interface gestures such as copy-and-paste, drag-and-drop, a Quick Input Panel, or PDF Services from the Print menu. Searching and retrieval are instantaneous, using either Yojimbo's built-in search, or the Spotlight search system in OS X.



Version 4.1.3:

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02:10
Apple confirms 50 percent of iPhones have upgraded...

Despite a slightly staggered rollout, half of iPhone users have updated their devices to Apple's iOS 13 in the month since its release. With features like Apple Arcade and system-wide dark mode, users are upgrading to the new OS despite some frustrat...

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01:25
Samsung will fix bug that lets any fingerprint...

The Samsung Galaxy S10's fingerprint reader has been balky from day one, with users reporting it could be unlocked with a 3D-printed fingerprint. Worse, a buyer recently discovered that if you install a third-party screen protector, a non-registered...

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23:15
Google Stadia controller's wireless capability...

If you were planning to play Stadia games on your computer or phone while using its official controller, you'll have to get used to being tethered to your device with a USB-C cable. The Google Stadia controller's wireless capability will only work on...

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21:48
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21:07
Should you buy Pixel 4 over iPhone?

On 15th October at an event in New York City (NYC), Google unveiled its upgraded flagship phones – the Pixel 4 and the Pixel 4 XL. The smaller one of…

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21:00
Master & Dynamic's MW07 Plus are much-...

Master & Dynamic has a stellar reputation for great-sounding headphones, and its set of first true wireless earbuds, the MW07, was no exception. Despite that audio quality and several more handy features, the MW07 suffered from a couple key issue...

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21:00
Master & Dynamic's MW07 Go is a $199 AirPod...

Apple wasn't first to produce true wireless earbuds, but the company's AirPods sit atop the sales charts. In order to compete in terms of cost, companies have introduced more affordable options at $200 or less. At $199 and $159, AirPods are cheaper t...

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20:59
Ableton Live 10.1.3 - Record music using digital...

Ableton Live lets you create and record music on your Mac. Use digital instruments, pre-recorded sounds, and sampled loops to arrange, produce, and perform your music like never before. Ableton Live is an all-in-one production suite.

Ableton Live comes in three paid versions, see pricing options and version comparisons on the developer's 'shop' page.

Find your sound

  • Start in Arrangement View. Create and edit multitrack recordings in a straightforward linear view.
  • Go further in Session View. Switch to this one-of-a-kind interface to improvise and experiment with countless sounds and loops.
  • Access an endless palette of sounds. With 5 built-in synths, 3 samplers, 390 drum kits, and 4000 loops, the possibilities are endless.



Version 10.1.3:

  • Added support for the Novation...
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20:54
California's statewide earthquake alert system...

In Mexico and Japan, warning systems that send out alerts for seismic events have been in place for years, but a similar setup for California has been long-delayed. Finally, on Thursday the first statewide Earthquake Early Warning System will go onli...

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20:39
iPhone 12 could use USB-C: Insane Fast Charging...

The iPod brought the 30-pin connector which worked well for the times. The iPhone also carried the 30-pin connector to make it easy for Apple users to use the same…

The post iPhone 12 could use USB-C: Insane Fast Charging Speeds appeared first on iLounge.

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20:32
Apple posts several new developer betas

Apple has posted the third set of developer betas for iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2, along with the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.1.

Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or they can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

 

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20:32
Apple posts several new developer betas

Apple has posted the third set of developer betas for iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2, along with the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.1.

Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or they can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

 

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20:32
Apple posts several new developer betas

Apple has posted the third set of developer betas for iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2, along with the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.1.

Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or they can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

 

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20:32
Apple posts several new developer betas

Apple has posted the third set of developer betas for iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2, along with the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.1.

Registered developers can download the betas via Apple’s developer portal (https://developer.apple.com/account/#/welcome). Or they can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

 

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20:15
iPhone 11 vs Pixel 4: The camera wars begin!

Since the release of the original Pixel by Google, the iPhone has been under attack as the Pixel continued to lead in the camera performance segment. Every year since then,…

The post iPhone 11 vs Pixel 4: The camera wars begin! appeared first on iLounge.

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19:50
Pixel 4 challenges iPhone’s FaceID unlock speed

Google released the Pixel 4 on 15th October at an event in New York City (NYC).It goes head to head with the iPhone 11 series with the company playing catch…

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19:38
Skydio's station lets self-flying drones work...

Skydio wants to make its self-flying drone useful to companies who want drones in the air at all times. It just revealed a Skydio 2 Dock system that lets the drone charge itself and, ideally, run with virtually no human intervention. The robotic fl...

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19:02
iOS 13 is now running on more than 50 percent of...

Apple’s advantage over Google lies in its formula of making both the hardware and the software. The company does not shy away from comparing Android and iOS’ latest version user…

The post iOS 13 is now running on more than 50 percent of iPhones appeared first on iLounge.

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18:26
BILL-E is a cute robot that builds structures block...

A new robotics breakthrough could revolutionalize how we build everything from airplanes to bridges and even massive superstructures. A team of researchers at the Massachusettes Institute of Technology's Center for Bits and Atoms have created a new t...

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17:48
Intel on Target to Deliver a 10nm Discreet Graphic...

In late 2017 Ex-Apple and AMD Graphic Guru joined Intel to design a high-end discrete graphics solution to take on Nvidia. In mid-June 2018 Intel stated that its first GPU code named Arctic Sound was scheduled for 2020. Today we're learning that Intel has confirmed its original 2020 timetable.

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17:18
Apple hit with new iPhone throttling class action in...




A fresh class action lawsuit lodged in California seeks to bring Apple to task for quietly building iPhone-throttling battery management tools into previous versions of its iOS operating system, an action that allegedly hindered and interfered with device performance.

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17:10
Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone...

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t...

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16:27
Netflix says Apple TV+, others to accelerate...




Netflix in a letter to investors released on Wednesday said new entrants into the streaming space, including Apple TV+, will help accelerate what it believes to be an inevitable shift away from traditional linear television.

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16:10
Half of all compatible iPhones now run iOS 13,...




Apple on Wednesday offered its first peek at iOS 13 install rates, noting the current-generation operating system is now installed on 50% of compatible iPhones.

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16:05
Apple says iOS 13 is now running on 50% of all...

Apple today has offered its first official look at iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 adoption so far. The company says that 50% of all iPhone and iPod touch devices now run iOS 13, while 33% of iPads now run iPadOS.

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15:38
iOS 13 Now Installed on 55% of iPhones Introduced in...

Apple has posted the first stats for iOS 13 adoption since its launch on September 19th for iPhone.

Apple shared the statistics on the App Store Developers page which was updated today. Apple reports that ‌iOS 13‌ is installed on 55% of all iPhones introduced in the past four years, and 50% of all iPhone devices, as measured by App Store activity. The pace puts ‌iOS 13‌ approximately on par with iOS 12 adoption last year which hit 53% of active devices in a slightly shorter timeframe and a different device breakdown.

This year, Apple has broken down the stats between both ‌iOS 13‌ and iPadOS...

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15:38
iOS 13 Now Installed on 55% of iPhones Introduced in...

Apple has posted the first stats for iOS 13 adoption since its launch on September 19th for iPhone.

Apple shared the statistics on the App Store Developers page which was updated today. Apple reports that ‌iOS 13‌ is installed on 55% of all iPhones introduced in the past four years, and 50% of all iPhone devices, as measured by App Store activity. The pace puts ‌iOS 13‌ approximately on par with iOS 12 adoption last year which hit 53% of active devices in a slightly shorter timeframe and a different device breakdown.

This year, Apple has broken down the stats between both ‌iOS 13‌ and iPadOS...

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15:26
Catalina is Here (But Don’t Install it Yet)

macOS 10.15 Catalina is available for download, and, as usual, Dr. Mac warns  not to install it just yet.

 


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15:22
Foursquare CEO Calls for Congress to Regulate...

Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck called on Congress to regulate the use of consumer location data in an op-ed published by The New York Times. He further said such regulation should include three principles: 1.) Location data requests in apps be tied to an actual service; 2.) Transparency for users, 3.) That companies getting location data agree to “do no harm.” It’s an interesting read, especially from one of the big players in location data use. Here’s a snippet:

There are no formal rules for what is ethical — or even legal — in the location data business. We could all take a Hippocratic oath for data science (as in medicine: “First do no harm”), and hope that living by such an oath would curb abuses. But even in the best of circumstances, that oath is voluntary. It’s time for Congress to regulate the industry.


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15:03
Apple and NBCU Extend Ad-Selling Agreement for Apple...

Apple and NBCU have come to an agreement to extend the company’s exclusive right to sell ads for Apple in Apple News.


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14:33
Apple Headlines for October 16, 2019

Today’s Apple news, all in a convenient video format!

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14:12
Netflix says new competition from Apple and Disney...

We’re just two weeks away from the launch of Apple TV+, and Netflix today reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2019. In the accompanying letter to shareholders, Netflix acknowledges the looming threat of Apple’s streaming service, but says it’s not too worried.

more…

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14:00
Apple Schedules 8 Hour Downtime for App Store...

The company said the service would be down from 6:00 AM PDT on October 20th, for “up to 8 hours.”


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13:44
Apple Black Friday 2019: where to find the best...




As Black Friday 2019 approaches, we're taking a look at where and when to find the best Apple deals, including what to expect from Apple itself, as well as third-party retailers, to get you ready for the big shopping event on Nov. 29.

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13:41
AnandTech’s in-depth iPhone 11 review says the A13...

AnandTech is out today with its full review of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. As usual, the site’s review includes a detailed look at the performance of the new devices. This year, Apple touted that the new A13 processor would be 20% faster than the A12, a claim now corroborated by AnandTech.

more…

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13:24
Apple Seeds 3rd Dev Betas of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2,...

So far, Apple has added features like new emojis, being able to opt-in to human reviews of Siri interactions, more camera controls, and more.


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13:12
iPhone 11 Review — a camera-centric follow-up to the...

Last year I stated that the iPhone XR was the phone that most iPhone users should buy, so it should come as no surprise that the follow-up to the XR comes with a similar recommendation in our iPhone 11 review.

The iPhone 11 is, for all intents and purposes, a more powerful and more feature-filled iPhone XR. Its flagship feature, a second camera with an ultra-wide focal length, is a noteworthy upgrade for camera enthusiasts, and its $699 starting price, which is $50 cheaper than its predecessor, is a refreshing change trend of more expensive tech year-over-year.

Yet, outside of some substantial camera upgrades, the remainder of the enhancements that come with the iPhone 11 don’t necessarily warrant an upgrade if you already own the iPhone XR. Watch our hands-on video review for the details....

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12:34
TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Cancelling Headphones...

We have a deal on a pair of TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Cancelling Headphones. This is an updated version of the TREBLAB Z2 headphones, with an all-black design and support for Bluetooth 5, as well as the active noise cancellation.


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12:25
Macworld's November Digital Magazine: iPhone 11...

Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine. 

In the November issue

In the November issue we review Apple’s latest and greatest phone yet: the iPhone 11 Pro. Find out why it’s the best iPhone ever. We also reviewed the iPhone 11: A hard to beat combination of price, features, and quality.

Also in this month’s issue:

• MacUser: Make sure you save your data before deleting an Apple ID account

• MacUser Reviews: ExpanDrive 7, JustPlay

To read this article in full, please click here

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11:42
FCC approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger




The Federal Communications Commission has given the green light for the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, with Wednesday's vote of approval for the joining of the two companies being one of the last hurdles needed to be cleared for the transaction to proceed.

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11:37
Grovemade's Walnut & Leather iPhone Wallet...

Grovemade Walnut & Leather iPhone Wallet Case for iPhone 11 Pro Max. Photo ©2019, Steve Sande

Every year when the new crop of iPhones arrives from Apple, I get boxes of cases sent to me. Most of those cases are plastic, some have a little metal thrown in, and all are distressingly functional, yet boring. The only cases I really look forward to are from Grovemade, and this year’s Walnut & Leather iPhone Wallet Case is without a doubt the most beautiful I’ve seen this year.

At $130 for the iPhone 11 Pro model and $140 for the iPhone 11 Pro Max, these aren’t the least expensive iPhone cases available. You get what you pay for, and Grovemade’s hand-crafted cases aren’t for everyone. In fact, the company will tell that you right up front in its iPhone...

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11:37
Technology could end drunk driving, and the US may...

Would you support this kind of legislation if the technology was available and worked as expected?

∞ Read this on The Loop

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11:11
iPhone 11 versus Galaxy S10e -- Benchmark and hands...




The popular iPhone 11 and the Galaxy S10e overlap similar markets and price points. AppleInsider breaks down the differences.

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11″ WiFi iPad Pros on sale today for up to $2...
Amazon has new 2018 Apple 11″ WiFi iPad Pros in stock today and on sale for up to $250 off Apple’s MSRP. These are the same iPad Pros sold by Apple in its retail and online stores. Be sure to select... Read more
Apple offers clearance 2018 15″ 6-Core MacBoo...
Apple has clearance 2018 15″ 6-Core Touch Bar MacBook Pros, Certified Refurbished, available starting at only $1999. Each model features a new outer case, shipping is free, and an Apple 1-year... Read more
Apple continues to offer refurbished 2019 21″...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 2019 21″ & 27″ iMacs available starting at $929 and up to $350 off the cost of new models. Apple’s one-year warranty is standard, shipping is free, and each iMac... Read more
Verizon offers free iPhone 7 for customers wh...
Verizon is offering a free 32GB iPhone 7 for new or existing customers who open a new line of service, no trade-in required. Cost of the phone is credited to your account monthly for 24 months. The... Read more
13″ 2.4GHz 4-Core MacBook Pros remain availab...
Apple has a full line of Certified Refurbished 2019 13″ 2.4GHz 4-Core Touch Bar MacBook Pros available starting at $1529 and up to $300 off MSRP. Apple’s one-year warranty is included, shipping is... Read more
Lease one iPhone Xs, Xr, or X at Sprint and g...
Purchase an Apple iPhone X, Xr, Xs, or Xs Max at Sprint, and get a 64GB iPhone Xr for free. Requires 2 new lines or 1 upgrade-eligible line and 1 new line. The fine print: “iPhone Xs (64 GB) $37.50/... Read more
How to use your Apple Education discount to s...
Purchase a new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air using Apple’s Education discount, and take up to $200 off MSRP. All teachers, students, and staff of any educational institution with a .edu email address... Read more
Base 2019 13″ 1.4GHz 4-Core MacBook Pro on sa...
Amazon has the new 2019 13″ 1.4GHz/128GB 4-Core Space Gray Touch Bar MacBook Pro on sale for $100 off Apple’s MSRP. This is the same MacBook Pro sold by Apple in its retail and online stores: – 2019... Read more
Save up to $30 on Apple’s AirPods at these re...
Amazon is offering discounts on new 2019 Apple AirPods ranging up to $30 off MSRP. Shipping is free: – AirPods with Charging Case: $144 $15 off MSRP – AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $169 $30... Read more
Save $15 on Apple Watch Series 5 models on Wa...
Walmart has new Apple Watch Series 5 models on sale for $15 off Apple’s MSRP on their online store. Choose free shipping or free local store pickup (if available). Sale prices for online orders only... Read more

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