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Saturday October 26

05:06
AT&T looks to match Apple TV+ and Disney+ promos...

While Apple TV+ and Disney+ are both slated to launch in less than a month, the debut of HBO Max is also on the horizon. In a new interview with Retuers, AT&T COO John Stankey said that the company will give HBO Max to current subscribers for free.

more…

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05:02
NASA's VIPER rover will look for water ice on...

Before NASA takes humanity back to the Moon, it'll first send a golf cart-sized robot to the lunar south pole where the crewed Artemis mission will also land. The machine, called Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover or VIPER, will look for...

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05:00
Making the Grade: Are esports the next big thing in...

A few years ago, I heard about Twitch and the idea of people watching other people play video games. I didn’t understand the appeal. Why would someone want to someone else play a game when they could play it themselves? I heard someone explain it in a podcast, though. They said it’s no different than sports. I can certainly play basketball, but I also enjoy watching it as well. Video games are no different. As time has gone on, it’s become clear that a new trend is happening around gaming that cannot be ignored: esports in schools. more…

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04:55
Hopper Disassembler 4.5.17- - Binary disassembler,...

Hopper Disassembler is a binary disassembler, decompiler, and debugger for 32- and 64-bit executables. It will let you disassemble any binary you want, and provide you all the information about its content, like imported symbols, or the control flow graph! Hopper can retrieve procedural information about the disassembled code like the stack variables, and lets you name all the objects you want.

Hopper is able to transform the assembly language into a pseudo-code that is easier to understand! You can use its internal Python scripting engine to analyze binaries the way you want (this feature works only with Lion)! Starting from version 2.0, Hopper can even use GDB to debug programs!

And, last but not least, unlike all other tools of its kind, Hopper is perfectly integrated into the OS X environment.



Version 4.5.17:

  • Handles endbr32 and endbr64 instructions,
  • Adds a few methods to handle arrays in Python API,...
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04:49
Iridient Developer 3.3.8 - Powerful image-editing...

Iridient Developer (was RAW Developer) is a powerful image-conversion application designed specifically for OS X. Iridient Developer gives advanced photographers total control over every aspect of their digital camera's output, yet still provides easy drag-and-drop conversion convenience and access to basic adjustments for the casual user. Iridient developer supports RAW files from over 620 digital camera models.



Version 3.3.8:
New features:

  • Support added for RAW images from the Sony A7R IV (ILCE-7RM4), A9 II (ILCE-9M2), A6600 (ILCE-6600), A6100 (ILCE-6100) and RX100 VII (DSC-RX100M7).
  • Support added for RAW images from the Nikon Z 50.
  • Support added for RAW images from the Panasonic DC-S1, DC-S1R and DC-S1H.
  • Support added for RAW images from the Olympus E-M5 Mark III and E-PL10.
  • Support added for...
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04:34
OpenEmu 2.1 - Open Source game-emulation app (beta).

OpenEmu is about to change the world of video game emulation, one console at a time... For the first time, the 'It just works' philosophy now extends to open source video game emulation on the Mac. With OpenEmu, it is extremely easy to add, browse, organize and with a compatible gamepad, play those favorite games (ROMs) you already own.

Features

  • Library - One of the standout features of OpenEmu is how it organizes all your games into one unique, unified games library. Watch as backups of the games (ROMs) you already own are gracefully added to their appropriate library and box art is magically added. You can even create your own 'collections' mix and matched from different consoles.
  • Controls and Controllers - Any generic HID compliant USB or Bluetooth game controller should work with OpenEmu out of the box. OpenEmu now automatically maps controls for the following recognized devices in our database:...
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04:13
Florida man sentenced to over 4 years in prison for...

The US Department of Justice has announced that it has charged a 30 year old man from Miami, Florida in conjunction with an Apple Pay fraud conspiracy. The man had previously pleaded guilty to the charges, while three of co-conspirators have also been sentenced.

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04:00
How to unpair and erase your Apple Watch

Preparing your Apple Watch for resale? You’ll need to unpair it and erase its data. First, you’ll need to disconnect your devices. Here’s how:

Keep your Apple Watch and iPhone close together as you unpair them.

Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.

Go to the My Watch tab and tap your watch at the top of the screen. 

Tap the little circled “i” next to the watch that you want to unpair. 

Tap unpair Apple Watch.

For Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) or Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), choose to keep or remove your cellular plan. If you want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, keep your plan. 

If you don't want to pair your Apple Watch and iPhone again, remove your plan. If you aren't going to pair with a different watch or iPhone, you might need to contact your carrier to cancel your cellular subscription.

Tap again to confirm....

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03:37
djay Pro 2.0.15 - Transform your Mac into a full-...

djay Pro provides a complete toolkit for performing DJs. Its unique modern interface is built around a sophisticated integration with iTunes and Spotify, giving you instant access to millions of tracks. Pristine sound quality and a powerful set of features including high-definition waveforms, four decks, audio effects, and hardware integration give you endless creative flexibility to take your sets to new heights.

Note: This application contains in-app purchases.



Version 2.0.15:

  • Added support for showing tracks in Music app on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Added support for exporting playlists to Music app on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Reduced load times of music library on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Fixed issue where manual grid start point was sometimes reset
  • Fixed issue with Pioneer DDJ-SB2 where Shift + Browse push was not mapped
  • Various bug fixes and performance...
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03:00
Notable apps and updates, Oct. 21-26

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are this week’s picks.

iOS

Fender has launched its all-new second subscription-based app, Fender Songs, which gives guitarists, ukulele players and pianists access to chords and lyrics to their favorite songs. 

With Apple Music streaming, players are able to access millions of songs to learn, practice, play, and sing along in an immersive experience with audio for each track. The app features verified chord content and suggested songs to play based on a user’s Apple Music listening history, along with three interactive stages to support a player’s learning journey of their current...

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00:25
Rats can drive tiny cars, and they find it relaxing...

By Sven Gustafson

We now have an answer to the age-old question of whether rats can learn to drive a vehicle, and the result is a resounding yes. What's more, the vermin even seem to find the whole endeavor relaxing.

Researchers at the University o...

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Friday October 25

21:24
Photos claim to show 'AirPods Pro'...




A pair of images posted online late Friday supposedly offer a closer look at a charging case for an unreleased AirPods product rumored to launch in October.

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20:30
New Images of Rumored AirPods Pro Charging Case

New images of the rumored AirPods Pro appeared on SlashLeaks this evening. The new images don't reveal anything new, but do show what appears to be an assembled AirPods Pro charging case in higher quality images than have previously leaked.

Previously leaked images were of lower quality showing the plastic enclosures of the upcoming AirPods. The original leaks were initially dismissed until icons matching the design were found a recent iOS 13.2 Beta release.

Multiple reports have suggested that the new higher end AirPods could be launching imminently. These new AirPods are expected to have noise canceling technology as well as a higher price tag than the current AirPods. Some retailers have even started...

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19:38
Leaked audio captures Sundar Pichai discussing leaks...

Tonight the Washington Post has published audio from a Google all-hands meeting that took place on Thursday, as execs responded to employee questions about a number of issues. Those include the hiring of a former Department of Homeland Security staff...

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19:06
New Disney+ talk show will be hosted by a Jim Henson...

Disney+ has added a new talk show entitled Earth to Ned to its lineup of non-scripted originals -- and it's hosted by a blue alien and his lieutenant. A blue Jim Henson puppet alien named Ned and his lieutenant Cornelius, to be exact, who were sent t...

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16:59
Positive Grid's Spark amp helps you learn and...

Guitar amps are getting more connected and more flexible. Boss' latest Katana offerings simulates 10 different amp models and 60 effects. While Yamaha's THR line features a rechargeable battery and wireless connectivity. Positive Grid is taking thing...

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16:38
Apple Supplier TSMC is Extremely Important to DARPA...

TSMC is the leading chip maker in the world hands down. While Apple is a huge customer for iDevice processors, their list of customers reads like an all star team. Yet most don't know that DARPA is a customer ..

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15:28
DoD's $10 billion 'Jedi' cloud...

After a couple years of competition, the US Department of Defense has awarded a lucrative contract for cloud computing services to Microsoft. It beat out Amazon, the only other remaining competitor after others were weeded out or, in the case of Goog...

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15:25
A Reminder from Apple: "There's more...

Apple: "We believe your privacy should never be something you have to question.

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15:25
Donald Trump is not a fan of Face ID on iPhone




In a tweet addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday, Trump bemoaned the new "swipe" to unlock interface of Face ID, saying the older Touch ID home button was "FAR better."

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14:28
Apple urges customers to keep data safe in new...




Apple on Friday published the latest ad in its "Privacy on iPhone" series, detailing the treasure trove of personal, sensitive data stored on our mobile devices and subtly suggesting iPhone is the only way to keep that information safe.

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14:25
The Curious Design of Mail’s Message Action Toolbar...

David Ingram, writing for NBC News:

Shannon Watts always replied to emails the same way: by touching
the reply icon, tucked in a familiar spot near the bottom right
corner of her iPhone. Then, one day a few weeks ago, the icon
wasn’t there — and neither was the email. It was deleted by
accident.

It’s happened dozens of times since, frustrating Watts and many
other iPhone users who’ve been tripped up by a minor change rolled
out last month by Apple, a company renowned for its
forward-thinking design.

In the newest version of the iPhone email app, the trash icon is
now where the reply icon used to be. And they’re too close
together for some people.

The change is perfectly illustrated and summarized in this tweet by...

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14:24
Tesla unveils its easier to install Solar Roof

After spending a good amount of time talking about Tesla Energy during its earnings call earlier this week, the company announced its new Solar Roof tiles. According to CEO Elon Musk, if you need a new roof, installing these tiles will be cheaper tha...

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14:23
Apple highlights iPhone privacy with new ‘Simple as...

Apple has shared a new one-minute ad focused on iPhone privacy. The video highlights how much private information we have stored on smartphones and that it should belong to “you.”

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14:20
Apple Shares New 'Simple as That' Ad in...

Apple this afternoon shared a new "Privacy on iPhone" ad on its YouTube channel, highlighting the company's support of customer privacy.

The spot is a simple overview of a city that zooms across office buildings, homes, and more, before centering on a girl with an iPhone 11 Pro Max, all while a voice over talks about the importance of privacy.

Right now, there is more private information on your phone than in your home. Think about that. So many details about your life right in your pocket. This makes privacy more important now than ever.

Your location, your messages, your heart rate after a run. These are private things. Personal things. And they should belong to you. Simple as that.The video ends with the tagline "Privacy. That's iPhone," and in the video description, Apple says that privacy should be simple and straightforward.We believe your privacy should never be something you have to question...

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13:32
News round-up: Five more games come to Apple Arcade...

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, we’ll frequently offer a wrap-up of news items you should check out

Another five games have been added to Apple Arcade: The new titles include side-scrolling action platformer "Fallen Knight" by FairPlay Studios, barnyard game "Hogwash" by Bossa Studios, the getaway "Lifelike: Chapter One" by Kunabi Brother, puzzler "Tales of Memo" by Tendays Studio, and roleplaying folktale "Yaga" by Versus Evil. 

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — Financial services firm Cowen predicts that Apple will post a record $90 billion holiday quarter driving by demand for the iPhone 11 line and Services.

The Apple Watch Series 5 models are now available in Brazil, Korea, and Thailand.

Apple CEO Tim Cook...

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13:16
9to5Rewards: MacBook Pro giveaway + 60% off Infinity...

This month we’re giving 9to5Mac readers the chance to win Apple’s latest MacBook Pro to celebrate the launch of the new Infinity Cable from Chargeasap. For a limited time, you can also get up to 60% off the new Infinity Cable – the first magnetic cable with interchangeable connectors for USB-C, Lightning and micro-USB and 100W Power Delivery support:

Get Infinity Cable w/ Lightning, USB-C, and micro-USB connectors up to 60% off

Head below to enter:

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12:59
Sen. Schumer proposes a $454 billion electric...

In a recently published New York Times op-ed, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has said he'll introduce new legislation if Democrats win the Senate in 2020 to help Americans trade in their gasoline cars for electric vehicles (EV). The ulti...

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12:58
Apple wants to help ‘upgrade’ United Airlines’...

According to Bloomberg, Apple plans to work with United Airlines to “upgrade” United’s terminal at San Francisco International Airport. The article doesn’t explain exactly what that will entail.

However, Linda Jojo, executive vice president, told Bloomberg that “the Apple team in San Francisco has been in our baggage hold areas, customer service and the lobbies.” The article adds that parts of the current terminal look dated, and Apple, which is really into design and appearances, uses United as its corporate airline, spending spends $150 million annually with the company on flights.

What’s more, United has purchased more than 100,000 Apple devices for employees.



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12:43
Man gets four years in prison for $1.5M Apple Pay...




A U.S. district judge has sentenced a 30-year-old Miami resident to over four years in federal prison for his part in a criminal enterprise that leveraged Apple Pay to make more than $1.5 million in purchases using victims' credit cards.

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12:24
A Samsung Patent Covers a Wide Collection of...

Earlier this month the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Samsung that rolls a series of patents into one that covers a wide array of possible future foldable and bendable display devices. The patent contains 135 patent figures to review. Our report focuses on three sets of patent figures and a link to the original patent for you to review.

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11:57
∞ The Dalrymple Report: Catalina, iOS and Alexa,...

There have been many complaints about the new versions of macOS and iOS since their release. Dave and I talk about that, as well as looking at the security of Google and Amazon’s voice assistant products.

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11:48
'Command & Conquer' remaster is...

Petroglyph, Lemon Sky and EA are finally ready to offer a glimpse at the Command & Conquer remaster, and it's evident the game won't veer far from its roots. A newly-posted first peek at the real-time strategy game shows that it really is just t...

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11:29
Hands-On With Google's MacBook Air-Style...

Google earlier this month unveiled the Pixelbook Go, a new premium Chromebook that's similar to a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro, but Chrome OS.

In our latest video, we went hands-on with the Pixelbook Go to see how it measures up to Apple's ‌MacBook Air‌ (the two have similar price points) and whether or not it can serve as a ‌MacBook Air‌ replacement.

Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.

Design wise, the Pixelbook Go looks rather similar to a MacBook featuring a lightweight chassis, a large trackpad, a 13-inch display with slim side bezels and a thicker top/bottom bezel, a keyboard with speaker grilles at each side, and a similar hinge mechanism.

A G logo at the...

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11:26
The Pixel 4 box is hiding an AR Easter egg

If you were one of the first people to scoop up a Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL, you might want to try pointing Google Lens at the rear of the box when you receive your phone. That's because Google has hidden an augmented reality Easter egg on the pac...

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11:25
∞ Tim Cook’s interview with People

Six years ago, Tim Cook, who took the reins at Apple after the death of its founder, Steve Jobs, called renowned CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to set up a meeting with him. Cook was about to make a decision that would reverberate around the world and he wanted Cooper’s advice. “My style is when I’m doing something complex that I’ve never done before, I always try to make a list of those people who have come before and approach this point,” he shares.
What he was doing was much more complex. Cook, 59, had decided to publish a column where he would share with the world that he was gay, making him the first, and until then only, leader of a Fortune 500 company to come out of the closet. Five years later, speaking slowly and with a slight smile, he says: “I have not regretted it for one minute. Not at all.”

What he was doing was much more complex. Cook, 59, had decided to publish a column where he would share with the world that he was gay, making him the first, and until...

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11:19
∞ Former Apple lawyer charged with insider trading

The government in its indictment alleges that Levoff used inside information from Apple, including financial results before they were published, to trade Apple stock. He’s facing six counts of securities fraud and six counts of wire fraud.

He only realized just over $500,000 with the insider information, which hardly seems worth the effort for someone in his position. The real irony is that he was in charge of making sure employees didn’t do insider trading. Oomph.

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11:07
Future iPhones Expected to Adopt Apple Watch's...

Apple plans to use a low-power backplane technology called LTPO for future iPhones, according to Korean website The Elec. The backplane is responsible for turning individual pixels on and off on the display.

From the report:Apple, meanwhile, is moving to more widely apply LTPO panels to its iPhones. This means it needs to find ways to work together with Samsung Display, which is holding its own in terms of both technological prowess and production capacity in the small and mid-sized OLED sector.LTPO, or low-temperature polycrystalline oxide, has an Oxide TFT structure that uses up to 15 percent less power than LTPS, or low-temperature polysilicon, the backplane technology that Apple currently uses. Naturally, that could contribute to longer battery life on future iPhones.

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10:54
Hyundai will offer free self-driving rides in Irvine...

A handful of Californians are about to experience self-driving cars first-hand. Hyundai, Via and (appropriately enough) Pony.ai are debuting a driverless ride hailing BotRide service in Irvine on November 4th. A group of "several hundred" residents...

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10:48
How to fix iCloud terms and conditions bug in macOS...

If you’ve updated to the latest version of macOS, you may have noticed an issue with the new terms and conditions. Follow along for two ways to fix the iCloud terms and conditions bug in macOS Catalina.

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10:30
First episode of SEE shows that Apple TV+ is not...

Before Apple TV+ was official, there were a lot of rumors and reporting that Apple was strictly focusing on ‘family-friendly’ content and telling producers to avoid adult scenes depicting sex and violence.

As reported by Sigmund Judge of Screentimes.net, who attended a screening of the first episode, Apple TV+’s premier show ‘SEE’ does not shy away from depicting adult themes in any way, and the events of the episode make a big statement that the rumors were simply incorrect.

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10:30
'Avengers Damage Control' is the ideal VR...

If you're still emotionally wiped out by Avengers Endgame, The Void and ILMxLab's latest VR entry might soothe your geeky soul. Avengers Damage Control is more than just a mere virtual reality game, like the upcoming Iron Man title for the PlayStatio...

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10:00
Here's everything you need for your new Pixel 4

After months of leaks, Google's Pixel 4 and 4 XL are finally available in stores. Touted as Android's answer to iPhones, there are already a healthy number of Pixel accessories to choose from. Here are some of our picks to get you started.

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09:46
Apple's sustainability goals continue to grow,...




Apple continues to strive for a 100 percent closed-loop supply chain, encourages others to produce mindfully, and strives to solidify the company as a pinnacle of environmentally-forward thinking.

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09:46
Jaguar's 'first' all-electric...

Jaguar has unveiled its first-ever electric hypercar. There's just one catch: for the moment, it will only exist inside of Gran Turismo Sport. The all-wheel-drive Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Coupé draws inspiration from the company's past race...

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09:43
Apple plans to 'upgrade' San Francisco...




Apple and United Airlines are reportedly planning to upgrade the latter's airport terminal. The airline revealed the news but said it was being "deliberately vague" about Apple's aims.

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09:34
Verizon’s 5G network is available in (parts of)...

Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has expanded its 5G Ultra Wideband coverage to Dallas and Omaha, Nebraska. The service is now available in 15 cities, including Denver, Atlanta, DC, Detroit, Indianapolis and New York.

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09:25
Apple in talks with business partner United Airlines...

Back in January this year, United Airlines accidentally revealed that Apple was its number one customer with an annual spend of $150 million. Now, it appears the airline and Apple are in early talks about upgrading its terminal at SFO.

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09:10
Apple in Talks With United Airlines Over Terminal...

Apple has been meeting with United Airlines over upgrades for United's terminal at the San Francisco International airport, according to a Bloomberg article and multiple tweets from attendees at United's meeting with the media in Chicago.

United has been talking with Apple about potential design ideas for its customer waiting areas at the San Francisco airport, where Apple is known to be one of United's biggest customers thanks to all of the Apple employees that regularly fly out of SFO.

The plan is for Apple to help United reconfigure areas in the airport, though what that specifically means is unclear. Linda Jojo, executive vice president of United Airlines Holdings, mentioned spots Apple employees...

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08:42
TCL’s tri-fold prototype phone folds in thirds like...

Now that we have phones that fold in half, companies are starting to imagine phones that fold in thirds. In January, Xiaomi teased a concept phone that folds on both sides. This week, CNET got its hands on another concept by TCL. This one starts as a...

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08:19
MacX DVD Ripper Pro ready for macOS Catalina

MacXDVD Software has announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, an update of its flagship DVD ripper for macOS and Windows. 

The app can rip protected/homemade DVDs to just about any format, such as MP4 H.264 and H.265. Version 6.5.0 offers support for DVD ripping and backup on macOS Catalina.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, normally priced at $67.95, is 56% off at $29.95 during the Halloween holiday. You can purchase it at https://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/; a demo is available for download.

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08:19
MacX DVD Ripper Pro ready for macOS Catalina

MacXDVD Software has announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, an update of its flagship DVD ripper for macOS and Windows. 

The app can rip protected/homemade DVDs to just about any format, such as MP4 H.264 and H.265. Version 6.5.0 offers support for DVD ripping and backup on macOS Catalina.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, normally priced at $67.95, is 56% off at $29.95 during the Halloween holiday. You can purchase it at https://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/; a demo is available for download.

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08:19
MacX DVD Ripper Pro ready for macOS Catalina

MacXDVD Software has announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, an update of its flagship DVD ripper for macOS and Windows. 

The app can rip protected/homemade DVDs to just about any format, such as MP4 H.264 and H.265. Version 6.5.0 offers support for DVD ripping and backup on macOS Catalina.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, normally priced at $67.95, is 56% off at $29.95 during the Halloween holiday. You can purchase it at https://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/; a demo is available for download.

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08:19
MacX DVD Ripper Pro ready for macOS Catalina

MacXDVD Software has announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, an update of its flagship DVD ripper for macOS and Windows. 

The app can rip protected/homemade DVDs to just about any format, such as MP4 H.264 and H.265. Version 6.5.0 offers support for DVD ripping and backup on macOS Catalina.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro 6.5.0, normally priced at $67.95, is 56% off at $29.95 during the Halloween holiday. You can purchase it at https://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-ripper-pro/; a demo is available for download.

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08:19
Zane Lowe's new Beats 1 show is all about new...

This summer, Apple created New Music Daily, a curated playlist with the latest and most popular tracks from around the world. Today, it's launching a companion radio broadcast on Beats 1. The weekly show, "New Music Daily with Zane Lowe," will featur...

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08:07
Apple-1 in ‘almost perfect condition’ w/ custom wood...

We usually see a couple of functioning Apple-1 computers up for sale each year and they usually net around $300,000-$600,000 depending on the condition and included accessories, manuals, software, etc. Now the latest working Apple-1 has gone up for sale with a steep price close to $2 million.

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08:05
Apple Files Trademarks for Afterburner & Apple...

Earlier today Apple filed for two trademarks in Europe relating to 'Apple Afterburner,' a key component for the new Mac Pro, first introduced at their WWDC 2019 conference in California in June. Apple also filed for the trademark 'Apple Pro Display XDR' filed in the U.S.

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08:00
Apple AirPods 2 drop to $125, the lowest price ever...




As part of eBay's pre-Black Friday sale, shoppers can pick up Apple AirPods 2 for a record low $125. This $35 discount is part of the company's Friday Drops promotion and will most likely sell out quickly.

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08:00
The best smart outdoor lighting for backyards,...

By Rachel Cericola

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart outdoor lighting...

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07:54
Friday deals: Apple’s iPhone 11 cases from $24, 9.7-...

Apple’s official iPhone 11/Pro/Max cases are on sale from $24 at Best Buy and Amazon. You’ll also find deals on the previous-generation 9.7-inch iPad and Apple’s latest $5 weekend movie sale. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

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07:53
HBO Max may get a cheaper, ad-supported tier in 2021

HBO Max is scheduled to arrive in the spring, and some more details have emerged ahead of a formal announcement about pricing and other information on Tuesday. There may be a cheaper, ad-supported version of the service on the way in 2021, according...

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07:44
Apple iOS 13.1.3 - The latest version of Apple'...

iOS 13 sets a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. It makes iPad more capable than ever. And now it opens up both to amazing possibilities for augmented reality in games and apps. With iOS 13, iPhone and iPad are the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they’ve ever been.



Note: Below are download links to most recent iOS 13.1.3 restore images (IPSW) for iPhones and iPads. Please, locate your device below and use ONLY the appropriate image.

iPhone:

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07:38
macOS Catalina 10.15.0 - An Operating System Made by...

macOS Catalina gives you more of everything you love about Mac. Experience three all-new media apps: Apple Music, Apple TV, and Apple Podcasts. Locate a missing Mac with the new Find My app. And now coming to Mac, your favorite iPad apps. You can even extend your desktop using iPad as a second display. Now you can take everything you do above and beyond.

Apple Music

  • Stream and download over 50 million songs with an Apple Music subscription.
  • Access the iTunes Store to purchase songs or albums.
  • Find all the music you’ve purchased, downloaded, or imported from CDs organized in the improved library.

Apple TV

  • Buy or rent the latest movie releases.
  • Subscribe to Apple TV channels to watch popular shows on demand and ad-free, online or off.
  • Start watching on one device and pick up where you left off on any of your other devices, including Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and compatible smart TVs....
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07:36
Editorial: Samsung's new Exynos 990 isn't...




Samsung just introduced its latest Exynos 990, destined to power certain versions of its most premium Galaxy S11 flagship next spring. What's most interesting about the new chip how little attention Samsung paid to its CPU performance, a race where it's losing so badly that it appears to be throwing in the towel on its custom M core efforts entirely.

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07:33
Firefox 70.0

Strengthens its Enhanced Tracking Protection to include social media trackers, and improves the Lockwise password manager. (Free, 69.1 MB)

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07:29
Tim Cook Says One-Third or More of Apple Store...

Prior to delivering the keynote address at the Ceres sustainability gala in New York City this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke briefly with GQ about the company's environmental efforts, iPhone trade-ins, and more.

Apple has heavily promoted its iPhone trade-in program at its retail stores and on its website over the last year, and Cook said the increased emphasis has been effective, noting that a third or more of customers that visit its retail stores end up trading in an older device for a newer one.

"This year we've really moved the dial on getting the consumer to think about trade-in," he said. "We were up to a third or more of the people that come into our stores that are trading in, and this number is trending up."

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07:28
BusyCal 3.7.2 and BusyContacts 1.4.2

Brings enhancements, bug fixes, and stability improvements to the two personal information management apps. ($49.99 new for each, free update, 27.7/12.9 MB)

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07:23
Default Folder X 5.4.1

Fixes problems in macOS 10.15 Catalina where Default Folder X wouldn't correctly record recently used folders. ($34.95 new, free update, 9.6 MB)

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07:19
Xbox and PlayStation Game Controllers with Apple...

iOS 13, iPadOS 13, macOS 10.15 Catalina, and tvOS 13 all support game controllers from Microsoft and Sony. Here’s how to connect them to your devices to make the most of Apple Arcade.

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07:14
Adobe Acrobat Reader 19.021.20047 - View PDF...

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows users to view PDF documents. You may not know what a PDF file is, but you've probably come across one at some point. PDF files are used by companies and even the IRS to distribute documentation and other pieces of information about their products, and Adobe Acrobat Reader is the essential interpreter. Acrobat integrates directly with your Web browser, so if you come across a PDF document on the Web, you can view it directly from within your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window. Acrobat also makes printing much more practical, by guaranteeing that the printout will look exactly like it does on your screen.

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents.

And now, it's connected to the Adobe Document Cloud − making it easier than ever to work across computers and mobile devices.

It's the only PDF viewer that can open and interact with...

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07:14
Apple's latest MacBook Air is on sale for $900

Not everyone needs a MacBook Pro. The high-powered and high-priced portables are easily capable of tasks like editing HD video, creating graphics projects and resource-intensive development. For those who just need to answer emails, browse the web an...

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07:10
9to5Mac Daily: October 25, 2019

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

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07:07
Adobe Acrobat DC 19.021.20049 - Powerful PDF editor.

Acrobat DC is available only as a part of Adobe Creative Cloud, and can only be installed and/or updated through Adobe's Creative Cloud app.

Adobe Acrobat DC with Adobe Document Cloud services is here. Completely reimagined PDF tools that let you create, edit, sign, and track PDFs from anywhere. It will change the way you work with design layouts, press-ready files, and all your important documents forever.

Features:

  • Access powerful print production and digital publishing tools. Preview, preflight, correct, and prepare PDF files.
  • Work anywhere. Create, export, and sign PDFs from your computer or the Acrobat DC mobile app.
  • Take your files with you. Use Mobile Link to access recent files across desktop, web, and mobile.
  • Edit anything. Instantly edit PDFs and scanned documents -- as naturally as any other file.
  • Make last-...
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07:00
Users share what makes the Google Nest Hub great

It took senior editor Nicole Lee a bit of time to figure out where the Google Nest Hub (originally the Google Home Hub) fit into her life because it seemed too small to be used like a typical home assistant device. At a mere 7 inches, the smart displ...

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06:43
Sony could sell off PlayStation Vue to escape the TV...

Seemingly fed with up with losing money on the service, Sony is reportedly attempting to sell PlayStation Vue. Citing "people familiar with the situation," The Information reports the company has enlisted the help of the Bank of America's Merrill Lyn...

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06:42
Korea, Thailand, and Brazil can now buy the Apple...




Six weeks after going on sale in the US and selected other regions around the globe, the Apple Watch Series 5 models are now reaching users in more countries.

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06:33
9to5Mac Happy Hour 248: 16-inch MacBook Pro leak,...

Apple has effectively managed our 16-inch MacBook Pro expectations, Zac has a favorite Mac Catalyst app, Benjamin has released his own Catalyst app, Netatmo surprises us with welcome HomeKit news, Fire TV picks up Apple TV+, and much more.

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06:30
The Engadget Podcast: Reviewing the Pixel 4, Surface...

This week, Devindra and Cherlynn dive into some of our latest reviews: Google's Pixel 4, Microsoft's Surface Pro 7, HTC's Vive Cosmos and Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1. Can Google still deliver a flagship smartphone? Is the Pro 7 just a ho-hum refresh? Take a...

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06:27
Apple Arcade Adds Five New Games on iPhone, iPad,...

Apple Arcade has received another weekly refresh, with five more games added to the service across iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

The new titles include neo-classic side-scrolling action platformer "Fallen Knight" by FairPlay Studios, barnyard game "Hogwash" by Bossa Studios, the hypnotic getaway "Lifelike: Chapter One" by Kunabi Brother, puzzler "Tales of Memo" by Tendays Studio, and roleplaying folktale "Yaga" by Versus Evil.

"Hogwash," "Tales of Memo," and "Yaga" have also been added to Apple Arcade on the Mac, while "ChuChu Rocket! Universe" and "LEGO Brawls" have been extended to the Mac after debuting on iOS last month.

Apple Arcade now has 89 games available for iOS and tvOS, and 81 on macOS, as Apple closes in on its promise of over 100 games.

Apple Arcade is Apple's new subscription-based gaming service, providing iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac users with access to dozens of premium...

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06:06
Verizon 5G coverage comes to (parts of) Dallas and...

Verizon 5G coverage is now live in Dallas and Omaha, Nebraska, says the carrier. That brings the network’s 5G service to a total of 15 US cities…

more…

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06:00
How a Harvard class project changed barbecue

"A hundred inches of snow that winter, it was really quite terrible."

There are several factors to overcome when trying to cook a 14-pound slab of brisket during the winter. Not only do you have to contend with freezing temperatures but you also hav...

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05:55
Go on a digital detox with the Paper Phone app

It feels like you're never far from your phone these days, and while having the entire accumulated knowledge of the world in your pocket is certainly useful, being constantly connected can also be a source of anxiety and stress. Enter Paper Phone, an...

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05:43
Arlo for iOS gains Dark Mode, 2FA improvements, and...

HomeKit support for the Arlo Ultra smart camera started rolling out to customers a few days ago and now the iOS app has got an update with iOS 13 Dark Mode support, improved 2FA, a host of bugs fixes, and more.

more…

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05:36
Future government Emergency Alerts could arrive in...

A bipartisan bill designed to ensure more people receive government Emergency Alerts could see them broadcast in audio and video streaming services like Apple Music and Apple TV+

more…

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05:25
Artlantis Studio 8.0.2.20749 - 3D rendering of...

A pioneer in VR imagery, Artlantis has conquered nearly 100,000 architects, interior designers, landscapers, urban planners, and space planners…in more than 110 countries. A CPU-based application, Artlantis is used by experts, advanced users and beginners alike, to simulate, present and communicate their ideas with striking photo-realism.

Artlantis 2019 unifies in one powerful application Artlantis Render and Artlantis Studio, integrating all their features, and offering the entire set of presentation modes: perspectives and parallel views; and the creation of images, panoramas, VR objects and animations calculated in very high quality and record time!

Interface

Designed with an extremely clear and ergonomic interface, Artlantis is both easy to learn and use. At all times, the necessary tools are at hand near the real-time preview window, which allows you to see the results of each adjustment.

2D View

In addition to the 3D preview...

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05:23
Sling TV lets you watch TV on your Android device...

Cord-cutters who have opted for a Sling TV package now have even more ways to watch their content.

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05:22
Could the Apple Watch someday completely replace...

Could the Apple Watch someday completely replace your iPhone? I doubt it, as the  camera features of the smartphone would be impossible to replicate on the smartwatch. However, some folks disagree.

According to recent research, in the first quarter of 2019, smartwatch shipment figures increased almost 50%. As smartwatch orders soar, the question posed at the moment is whether consumers would opt out of carrying mobiles phones altogether eventually, according to Nok Nok Labs. The company — which specializes in next-generation consumer authentication — says this means that smartwatches could use the same (or better) security as mobile phones and enable a simple and...

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05:17
RED Digital Cinema's Founder abruptly retires...

When RED Digital Cinema announced that they were getting into the smartphone business, many analysts believed they could deliver a breakthrough phone with a killer camera. Now the project is dead, according to its founder

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05:11
Analyst: better mouse support in iPadOS could make...

Apple brought (very) limited mouse support to iPadOS, but the tech giant may be planning to add full mouse support in the near future to make the iPad a better productivity and gaming platform, according to Cliff Maldonado, principal analyst and founder of BayStreet Research, a firm that researches smartphone, tablet and smartwatch markets. 

As reported by CNET, Maldonado had this to say: "The iPad is becoming a PC," Maldonado said. "It's a game-changer ... To me, it's Apple executing a vision of 'we want the iPad to be as good and as powerful as the MacBook … There are three types of gaming: PC gaming, console gaming and mobile gaming. Apple could have a PC gaming play with the iPad with the mouse and the chips prowess they have, the way they're moving these things...

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05:00
A Lifetime Subscription to HelloTalk VIP for $29:...

There are a lot of ways to learn a new language, but only one that allows you to master a language by actually chatting with native speakers around the world. HelloTalk connects you to other speakers around the world and adds translations to help eliminate language barriers as you learn. We have a VIP membership lifetime subscription to HelloTalk for $29 today.

The best way to learn a language is to actually speak it! HelloTalk connects you with native speakers to chat with for free. Packed with innovative tools, this app makes practicing language fun and effortless. You can chat with individual members, or join group chats for a collaborative learning experience. Search for language...

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04:52
Buy and sell stocks free of charge in Cash App,...

Square’s Cash App now allows you to buy and sell stocks free of charge, avoiding the usual fees which can eat into profits.

Even better, the app allows you to buy fractions of expensive stocks like GOOG, where a single share currently costs over $1,200. Indeed, you can begin share trading with as little as $1…

more…

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04:51
Waiting for MacBook Pro, replacing passports with...




This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor wonder about the no-show Apple October event, and discuss what this means for the new Mac Pro, the new MacBook Pro, and more.

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04:51
Apple, StubHub team up for Apple Pay promo

Apple is teaming up with StubHub for an Apple Pay promo. Use Apple Pay in the StubHub app — available at the Apple App Store — to get $10 off your purchase of $100 or more.

The promo can’t be combined with other discounts and is good through Oct. 31. StubHub is an online ticket exchange company owned by eBay, which provides services for buyers and sellers of tickets for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events.



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04:42
ARM will continue supplying Huawei with mobile chip...

ARM will keep supplying Huawei with its chip designs at least through the next generation, the company said. That's a reversal from earlier this year, when ARM had reportedly notified personnel to halt all dealings with the Chinese company. "ARM can...

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04:27
Services & continued iPhone demand will drive $...




Financial services firm Cowen has issued its latest guidance to investors about the state of Apple, and says that the company's offerings in total are setting up for a massive holiday quarter.

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04:23
Google has a '.new' shortcut for creating...

Around the same time last year, Google introduced shortcuts that give you a way to create a new Doc, Sheet, Slide, Site or Form in just a few seconds. If they've been making your life easier, then you may also like Google's new shortcut for Calendar....

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04:00
Full mouse support could be game-changer for iPad...

If Apple were to make mouse support for the iPad into a mainstream feature, that could be a game-changer for iPad gaming, says an analyst specialising in mobile markets.

It would, he argues, open the way to the iPad offering full PC-level gaming as well as the mobile games currently on offer …

more…

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04:00
Fear mobile phone radiation? I don’t, but if you do...

Let me kick this review off by saying that there’s no strong or consistent evidence that mobile phone use increases the risk of getting brain cancer or other head tumors. The United States National Cancer Institute has stated that "Radiofrequency energy, unlike ionizing radiation, does not cause DNA damage that can lead to cancer.”

However, some folks still fear that this is a danger. If you’re among them, note that Gadget Guard‘s Gadget Guard case with alara technolog is designed to reduce user exposure to cell phone radiation by more than 50% while still...

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04:00
GameClub and Apple Arcade: How do they compare?

Barely a month after Apple Arcade burst into our lives, it’s already being challenged by a new, curated subscription gaming service called GameClub that also costs only $4.99 per month. Each of the two services has slightly different goals, but they’re also similar enough that you may find yourself struggling to decide which one to toss your subscription money at. Never fear, dear readers. We’ve dug in and compared to the two services so you don’t have to.

To read this article in full, please click here

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03:49
Crash investigators fault 737 Max's design and...

The Boeing 737 Max had design flaws that were made worse by inadequate pilot training and a faulty approval process that led to the Lion Air accident, Indonesian investigators concluded. Their report confirms multiple stories about Boeing's faulty MC...

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03:34
Samsung T5 Review: Two years after release, it'...




The Samsung T5 portable SSD isn't a new release, but is still a great compact drive that pairs very well not only with a Mac, but with an iPad Pro as well.

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03:16
17 malware iPhone apps removed from App Store after...

Apple has confirmed that 17 malware iPhone apps were removed from the App Store after successfully hiding from the company’s app review process.

The apps were all from a single developer but covered a wide range of areas, including a restaurant finder, internet radio, BMI calculator, video compressor, and GPS speedometer …

more…

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03:15
Apple Arcade isn’t the only subscription: GameClub...

Yesterday saw the launch of GameClub, a long-in-development subscription-based service that revised older, deprecated iPhone games for modern software and devices. Curated by former TouchArcade Editor-in-Chief Eli Hodapp—a prominent voice in the world of mobile games who has long opined on the need for quality premium games on the platform—the service offers a 30-day trial and will charge $4.99 per month thereafter.

The service offers a downloadable app for managing games, but games are downloaded separately from the App Store. The GameClub app can link out to those App...

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03:15
The Morning After: Naughty Dog delays 'The Last...

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

This morning, we're rounding up some disappointing news for The Last of Us fans and looking over our review of Google's latest laptop. Also, it turns out that an Apple lawyer tasked with preventing insider tradi...

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03:00
How to pair a wireless controller with your Apple TV

I really like most of the games in Apple Arcade, Apple’s gaming streaming service that allows you to play games on — and across — Macs, iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and Apple TVs. And I really like that you can pair a PlayStation DUALSHOCK 4 or Xbox Wireless Controller for gameplay. Here’s how to connect of the controllers to your Apple TV:

Begin with your controller turned off. Then to put your controller in pairing mode. With an Xbox Wireless Controller, press the Xbox button to turn on the controller. Then press and hold the Connect button for a few seconds.

With a DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller, press and hold the PS and Share buttons at the same time until the light bar begins to flash.

Then on your Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD, go to Settings > Remotes and Devices > Bluetooth. Wait while your Apple TV searches for nearby Bluetooth Accessories. 

To pair, select the name of your controller. You'll know...

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03:00
How to turn on Dark Mode in iPadOS, iOS 13

I really like Dark Mode on macOS, so I’m very excited that it’s now offered for iPhones and iPads as of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. If you’re not familiar with it, Dark Mode transforms your screen’s desktop with a dark color scheme.

There various ways to enable it, but my preference is to use the Settings app as follows:

Open the Settings app.

Choose Display & Brightness.

Options for Light or Dark will appear at the top of the screen.

Choose Dark, and you’re in Dark Mode.

Reverse the process, choose Light, and you’ll be in Light Mode.



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03:00
When Apple makes changes, communication is key

As a company, Apple is constantly innovating: rolling out new features, making changes to old ones, fixing bugs, and so on. That’s great. It’s exactly what we expect from technology companies.

But an equally important part of that process is finding a way to communicate those changes to its users, and that’s one area where Apple has recently demonstrated a more mixed record. The company has made a few choices that have left some users scratching their heads, trying to figure out exactly how to use or find a feature—or whether they should at all.

Finding Find My

As of iOS 13, Apple rolled two of its location-related apps—Find My Friends and Find My iPhone—into a single program called Find My. The app itself is perfectly fine: it maintains the most important features of those apps, but groups them together in a sensible fashion.

...

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02:55
Streaming eclipses traditional TV among adult online...

A study from Horowitz Research has found that after exponential growth in adoption of streaming between 2010 to 2016, the share of adult TV viewers who stream at least some of their TV content has plateaued for the past three years at around 65%, reports RapidTV News (www.rapidtvnews.com).

The analyst’s Focus OTT & SVOD 2019 report was conducted in January/February 2019 in English among almost 1,620 US TV content viewers, providing an analysis of US TV content viewers and streamers aged over 18.

The study showed that the explosion of connected TV and smart TV uptake was playing an instrumental role in a growing reliance on streaming. The TV set was the screen most often used to stream to, with 73% of streamers reporting that they stream to a TV set weekly, mainly by using a connected TV device like an Amazon Firestick or Roku, or through a smart TV app. Just under a quarter of streamers (24%) reported doing all of their...

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02:55
Streaming eclipses traditional TV among adult online...

A study from Horowitz Research has found that after exponential growth in adoption of streaming between 2010 to 2016, the share of adult TV viewers who stream at least some of their TV content has plateaued for the past three years at around 65%, reports RapidTV News (www.rapidtvnews.com).

The analyst’s Focus OTT & SVOD 2019 report was conducted in January/February 2019 in English among almost 1,620 US TV content viewers, providing an analysis of US TV content viewers and streamers aged over 18.

The study showed that the explosion of connected TV and smart TV uptake was playing an instrumental role in a growing reliance on streaming. The TV set was the screen most often used to stream to, with 73% of streamers reporting that they stream to a TV set weekly, mainly by using a connected TV device like an Amazon Firestick or Roku, or through a smart TV app. Just under a quarter of streamers (24%) reported doing all of their...

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02:55
Streaming eclipses traditional TV among adult online...

A study from Horowitz Research has found that after exponential growth in adoption of streaming between 2010 to 2016, the share of adult TV viewers who stream at least some of their TV content has plateaued for the past three years at around 65%, reports RapidTV News (www.rapidtvnews.com).

The analyst’s Focus OTT & SVOD 2019 report was conducted in January/February 2019 in English among almost 1,620 US TV content viewers, providing an analysis of US TV content viewers and streamers aged over 18.

The study showed that the explosion of connected TV and smart TV uptake was playing an instrumental role in a growing reliance on streaming. The TV set was the screen most often used to stream to, with 73% of streamers reporting that they stream to a TV set weekly, mainly by using a connected TV device like an Amazon Firestick or Roku, or through a smart TV app. Just under a quarter of streamers (24%) reported doing all of their...

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02:55
Streaming eclipses traditional TV among adult online...

A study from Horowitz Research has found that after exponential growth in adoption of streaming between 2010 to 2016, the share of adult TV viewers who stream at least some of their TV content has plateaued for the past three years at around 65%, reports RapidTV News (www.rapidtvnews.com).

The analyst’s Focus OTT & SVOD 2019 report was conducted in January/February 2019 in English among almost 1,620 US TV content viewers, providing an analysis of US TV content viewers and streamers aged over 18.

The study showed that the explosion of connected TV and smart TV uptake was playing an instrumental role in a growing reliance on streaming. The TV set was the screen most often used to stream to, with 73% of streamers reporting that they stream to a TV set weekly, mainly by using a connected TV device like an Amazon Firestick or Roku, or through a smart TV app. Just under a quarter of streamers (24%) reported doing all of their...

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02:15
Security certificates for certain macOS installers...

If you’ve been keeping a large stack of macOS installers on hand, a number of them will need to be downloaded again as of today.

The security certificates for the macOS Sierra (10.12), macOS High Sierra (10.13), and macOS Mojave (10.14) operating systems expire today. This, in turn, can lead to errors stating that “This copy of the Install macOS Mojave.app application is damaged, and can’t be used to install macOS.”

The installers can be downloaded via the following links:

Mojave Installer

High Sierra Installer

Sierra Installer

You’ll have to download the installers again to overcome this issue. Still, the new versions of the installers include updates that rolled out for the operating systems.

Via...

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02:01
Kool Tools: Epson SureColor F570

Epson America has introduced its first desktop dye-sublimation printer – the 24-inch SureColor F570. Delivering dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, it’s for promotional products and apparel decoration, including personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads, and garment embellishments.

“This printer meets a market need for small size businesses wanting to enter the textile printer business with a low investment, easy-to-use dye-sublimation printer that will allow them to create personalized promotional products, fashion apparel and home décor and furnishings,” said Tim Check, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The SureColor F570 delivers...

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02:01
Kool Tools: Epson SureColor F570

Epson America has introduced its first desktop dye-sublimation printer – the 24-inch SureColor F570. Delivering dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, it’s for promotional products and apparel decoration, including personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads, and garment embellishments.

“This printer meets a market need for small size businesses wanting to enter the textile printer business with a low investment, easy-to-use dye-sublimation printer that will allow them to create personalized promotional products, fashion apparel and home décor and furnishings,” said Tim Check, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The SureColor F570 delivers...

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02:01
Kool Tools: Epson SureColor F570

Epson America has introduced its first desktop dye-sublimation printer – the 24-inch SureColor F570. Delivering dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, it’s for promotional products and apparel decoration, including personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads, and garment embellishments.

“This printer meets a market need for small size businesses wanting to enter the textile printer business with a low investment, easy-to-use dye-sublimation printer that will allow them to create personalized promotional products, fashion apparel and home décor and furnishings,” said Tim Check, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The SureColor F570 delivers...

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02:01
Kool Tools: Epson SureColor F570

Epson America has introduced its first desktop dye-sublimation printer – the 24-inch SureColor F570. Delivering dye-sublimation printing right out of the box, it’s for promotional products and apparel decoration, including personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads, and garment embellishments.

“This printer meets a market need for small size businesses wanting to enter the textile printer business with a low investment, easy-to-use dye-sublimation printer that will allow them to create personalized promotional products, fashion apparel and home décor and furnishings,” said Tim Check, product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The SureColor F570 delivers...

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02:00
17 AppAspect Technologies apps removed from App...

Apparently developer AppAspect Technologies is fond of embedding malware into its iOS apps.

17 apps from the developer were found to contain clicker malware that automatically clicked on ads and opened web pages in the background without user interaction.

The malware module bundled with the app SDKs communicated with a previously known command and control servers.

The malware was discovered in the following apps:

  • RTO Vehicle Information
  • EMI Calculator & Loan Planner
  • File Manager – Documents
  • Smart GPS Speedometer
  • CrickOne – Live Cricket Scores
  • Daily Fitness – Yoga Poses
  • FM Radio – Internet Radio
  • My Train Info – IRCTC & PNR (not listed under developer profile)
  • Around Me Place Finder
  • Easy Contacts Backup Manager
  • Ramadan Times 2019
  • Restaurant Finder – Find Food
  • BMI Calculator – BMR Calc
  • Dual Accounts
  • Video Editor – Mute...
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02:00
Amazon Fire TV Cube (second-generation) review: This...

The Fire TV Cube's voice controls are on another level from competing streamers, though some limitations still apply.

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02:00
13 classic horror films to stream this Halloween

Why celebrate Halloween on just one night when there are so many great scary movies to watch?

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02:00
Graber Virtual Cord Motorized Shade review:...

Want to set your house apart from the other smart homes in the neighborhood? Consider investing in smart window coverings.

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02:00
How to delete photos, links, and attachments from...

Even as iPhones and iPads have dramatically increased internal storage, you can still fill them with music, photos, and videos—and attachments sent along with messages. Apple lets you delete these attachments, although it’s a bit of a convoluted process. Remarkably, these deletions don’t sync across your devices with Messages enabled in Cloud—even though the messages themselves do sync.

Here’s how to manage attachments in Messages.

Delete attachments in iOS and iPadOS
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You can hold and tap to delete individual attachments from Messages in iOS.

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02:00
Apple granted patent for an autonomous navigation...

Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. Apple has been granted another patent (number 10,451,425) for an “autonomous navigation system.”

In the patent background info, Apple notes that The rise of interest autonomous navigation of vehicles, including automobiles, has resulted in a desire to develop autonomous navigation systems that can autonomously navigate a vehicle through various routes, including one or more roads in a road network, such as contemporary roads, streets, highways, etc. 

However, systems which can enable autonomous navigation, also referred to as autonomous driving, of a vehicle can be less than ideal. Among the problems, per Apple, are the time and money required to develop such a system based on road data that can change over time. The company thinks it has a better solution.

Here’s the summary of the patent: “Some embodiments provide an autonomous navigation system which enables autonomous navigation of a...

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00:00
Disney+ partners with Jim Henson Co. for new puppet...

The Disney+ streaming video service that’s set to launch just after Apple TV+ next month has signed a deal with Jim Henson Co. for a comedy talk show that will further bolster its programming.

more…

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Thursday October 24

23:13
File Juicer 4.80 - Extract images, video, sound, or...

File Juicer is a drag-and-drop can opener and data archaeologist. Its specialty is to find and extract images, video, audio, or text from files which are hard to open in other ways. In computer forensics this is called carving.

It finds and extracts: JPEG, JP2, PNG, GIF, PDF, BMP, WMF, EMF, PICT, TIFF, Flash, ZIP, HTML, WAV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MPG, MP3, AIFF, AU, WMV, or text from files which contain data in those formats.

Lossless extraction... File Juicer does't convert the images/sounds/videos it finds, but saves them unchanged in their original format if possible. (See the manual for details.) This is useful:

  • If you want to extract the images/sounds/videos from a PDF or Word document
  • If you have old files you can no longer open with current applications
  • If you receive emails with attachments you can not open
  • If you have corrupt files or databases
  • If you have damaged or accidentally erased flash cards...
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23:00
Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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22:21
This iMac Pro is $1,500 cheaper than Apple's...




Apple's 27-inch iMac Pro is on sale at Amazon and B&H with a discount of $500 off, making the final price $1,500 cheaper than the upcoming Mac Pro. AppleInsider is breaking down the benefits of the iMac Pro vs the Mac Pro, and how to take advantage of the cash savings.

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17:31
Comment: As Sony mulls selling Playstation Vue,...

The Information reports today that Sony is exploring selling off its Playstation Vue service. This is the company’s streaming TV bundle service, competing with the likes of AT&T TV Now and Hulu with Live TV.

Could Playstation Vue be an interesting acquisition target for Apple as it moves into streaming TV?

more…

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17:15
Apple wins inaugural Green Supply Chain CITI award...




The Green Supply Chain Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), curated by non-governmental agency Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), on Thursday named Apple the first recipient of its Outstanding Brand award for superior supply chain management and environmental awareness.

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16:53
Former Director of Corporate Law at Apple Indicted...

In mid-February Patently Apple posted a report titled "Former Senior Lawyer who advised Tim Cook on Apple’s Compliance with Securities Laws, Charged with Insider Trading." Today Gene Levoff was formally indicted in New Jersey. Our report covers the full press release from the United States Attorney's office, District of New Jersey

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15:42
Apple's Entry iPhones accounted for Close to 50...

New statistics were published today by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) covering Apple's fiscal quarter that ended September28,2019. CIRP found that the new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro/Pro Max models accounted for ...

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15:29
Five years after coming out, Apple's Tim Cook...




Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview published Thursday discussed his decision to publicly come out as gay in a 2014 editorial, saying he "has not regretted it for one minute, not at all."

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15:26
Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Diversity and Coming Out in...

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for an interview with People en Español where he talked about diversity at Apple, his personal life and his decision to publicly announce his sexual orientation.

Back in 2014, Cook wrote a letter for Bloomberg Businessweek where he came out as gay in an effort to bring comfort to anyone who feels alone" and "inspire people to insist on their equality."

Cook says that he does not regret his decision to come out. "I have not regretted it for one minute," he said. "Not at all." Cook went on to explain that he had been receiving notes from kids struggling with their sexual orientation, and he wanted to do something. It took him a year between getting the words right and picking the right time for the...

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15:01
Tim Cook talks diversity, reflects on his decision...

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sat down with People for a new interview focused on diversity, his decision to come out, and more. The interview originated on People en Espanol, but has also been translated and posted to People’s English language site.

more…

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14:29
Google's 2020 transparency reports will include...

Google's twice-per-year transparency reports are about to feature more details on government snooping. At the start of next year, the company says it will include a section in the documents that details the number of enterprise Google Cloud and GSuit...

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14:19
Latest Apple Pay promotion offers $10 off StubHub...

Apple has announced its latest Apple Pay promotion. This week, the company is offering $10 off purchases from StubHub when you checkout using Apple Pay.

more…

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14:14
Former top Apple lawyer ironically indicted for...

Gene Levoff, Apple’s former senior director of corporate law and corporate secretary, has been indicted for insider trading. The announcement was made by the US Attorney in New Jersey today. Levoff was charged by the SEC back in February.

more…

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14:05
News round-up: Apple TV app comes to some Amazon TV...

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, we’ll frequently offer a wrap-up of news items you should check out

Apple has made its Apple TV app available for Amazon TV devices, starting with the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and the older HD model. Support for the Amazon Fire TV Cube, Fire TV, and other models is purportedly coming soon.

Apple's services business is set to grow by 20% in 2020, boosted by its forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, according to the latest predictions by Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty — as reported by CNBC

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider —  Jun Zhang of Rosenblatt Securities says that Apple is ramping up assembly...

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14:05
Apple awarded Green Supply Chain CITI Outstanding...

Apple notes on its Chinese language Newsroom site that it’s been awarded the Green Supply Chain CITI Outstanding Brand title in China.

Per the translated press release: “We always believe that to create the best products in the world, we must create the products that are most beneficial to the world. For this reason, we have been committed to promoting the development of smart and sustainable manufacturing,” says Ge Yue, managing director of Apple Greater China “I am very grateful to Director Ma Jun and IPE for their cooperation with us. We believe that through our joint efforts, we will be able to achieve greater achievements in protecting the Earth and its important resources.”

Developed by the non-governmental Beijing-based Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the rankings are the result of independent environmental management evaluations of brands across 16...

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13:57
Apple Michigan Avenue to Celebrate the Chicago...

The Apple Michigan Avenue sessions page invites everyone to Celebrate the Chicago Architecture Biennial Nov. 3–24. 

Apple say you can “get inspired to create, discuss, and discover architecture in sessions that explore everything from buildings to public spaces to the natural world.” There will be photo walks, photo labs, and more.

The Apple Michigan Avenue retail store is located at 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. It’s open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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13:51
Former Apple lawyer formally indicted for insider...




Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff, who oversaw the company's Insider Trading Policy as corporate secretary and senior director of corporate law, was on Thursday indicted for insider trading and faces a maximum penalty of 120 years in prison.

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13:40
SpaceX's next Crew Dragon test could happen...

SpaceX is reportedly gearing up for the next test of its Crew Dragon capsule. A static fire test (a simulated launch with a rocket engine secured to the ground) is set to take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida November 2nd, accordi...

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13:26
Broken macOS Mojave or High Sierra Installer?...

Longtime macOS users will know that even though the Mac has a built-in recovery partition, it’s always useful to have a dedicated USB drive with a macOS installer. I am a big fan of using a tool like DiskMaker X to create them to keep around if I need to wipe a drive and reinstall macOS quickly. If you have a drive created for Mojave, Sierra, and High Sierra, know that a certificate has expired. If you are getting an error similar to “This copy of the Install macOS Mojave.app application is damaged, and can’t be used to install macOS”, read on to learn how to fix it.

more…

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13:21
Apple named CITI ‘Outstanding Brand’ in China for...

Apple has been awarded the Green Supply Chain CITI Outstanding Brand title in China, the company announced today. As part of receiving this award, Apple will work to help further “promote environmental management.”

more…

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13:13
Former Apple Lawyer Facing Criminal Charges for...

Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff, who was in charge of enforcing Apple's Insider Trading Policy, is facing criminal charges related to insider trading of Apple stock, reports CNBC.

Levoff was today indicted for insider trading, and he is facing six counts of security fraud and six counts of wire fraud. According to the U.S. government, Levoff used inside information from Apple, including financial results before they were published, to sell Apple stock ahead of weaker than expected earnings results between 2011 and 2016 as well as to purchase stock during stronger quarters.

This scheme to defraud Company-1 and its shareholders allowed Levoff to realize profits of approximately $227,000 on certain trades and to avoid losses of approximately $377,000 on others.

When Levoff discovered that Company-1 had posted strong revenue and net profit for a given financial...

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12:55
Twitter may be planning to fix third-party clients...

In an interview with BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief, Ben Smith, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey addressed the company’s harsh API changes for developers that happened last year. Notably, he said Twitter “pulled back too much on our API” and that changes are coming. This could potentially mean Twitter fixing some of the great features that apps like Tweetbot and Twitterrific had prior to last year.

more…

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12:46
Google researchers taught an AI to recognize smells

For decades, perfumers and scientists have struggled to predict the relationship between a molecule's structure and its scent. While scientists can look at a wavelength of light and identify what color it is, when it comes to scents, scientists can't...

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12:33
Dear Apple: Please Make Hearing Aids

Dear Apple,

I’ve been an Apple fan since 1984 and have written about the company and its products since 1986 when I started up a Mac and Apple II GS bulletin board system. I love your products and your commitment to excellence. That’s why I’m asking for a favor for me and millions of people around the globe: please consider making hearing aids. 

My hearing was always quite good up until the past few years. Last year, I was told by an audiologist that I needed to get hearing aids. What that meant was getting a product that might have Bluetooth connectivity, that wouldn’t distort voices or sounds to the point that I  couldn’t understand them, and also that I would pay a ridiculous price.

Do you know what good hearing aids cost? For the pair of Oticon OPN miniRITE hearing aids recommended by my audiologist, I had to lay out $4800. For that amount of money, I could ALMOST afford a base iMac Pro. Nope, instead I was laying out...

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12:29
Mac Catalyst Apps: Our Favorites So Far

macOS Catalina includes a new Mac Catalyst feature that's designed to make it simple for developers to bring their apps created for the iPad over to the Mac App Store.

Several developers have taken advantage of the new capabilities in Catalina to create Mac Catalyst apps for the ‌Mac App Store‌, and we thought we'd round up the most useful of these for those who are wondering how Mac Catalyst apps work and how they compare to their ‌iPad‌ app counterparts.

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  • Twitter for Mac (Free) - With Mac Catalyst, Twitter reintroduced a Twitter app for...
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12:07
Tesla overtakes GM as most valuable U.S. automaker

Tesla Inc shares soared 17% on Thursday after the electric carmaker surprised Wall Street by delivering on Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s promise of a profit in the third quarter, even as doubts remained about its long-term prospects.

The more impressive thing is that Musk was able to deliver a profit.

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12:04
Apple Michigan Avenue to host sessions celebrating...




Chicagoans interested in architecture can head to Apple Michigan Avenue to celebrate the Chicago Architecture Biennial with new Today at Apple sessions.

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12:00
Wirecutter's best deals: The Eero Pro mesh...

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here.

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11:42
How to edit messages on iPhone and iPad with two-...

Want to be more efficient with managing your messages on iPhone or iPad? Follow along for how to access edit mode in the Messages app with a two-finger tap on iPhone and iPad.

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11:25
Apple collaborates with the Chicago Architecture...

Apple Michigan Avenue is offering a new perspective on the built world with a series of Today at Apple sessions celebrating the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Local photographers, architects, and Apple’s Creatives at the flagship store will host Walks and Labs from November 3-24.

more…

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11:20
40 music festivals pledge not to use facial...

40 of the world's largest music festivals -- including Coachella, Bonnaroo and SXSW -- have said they won't use facial recognition at their events. Now, artists who put pressure on the companies behind those festivals are claiming a victory.

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11:07
Apple will add more to Catalyst to help support Mac...




Apple's Catalyst technology is still new, and raw, according to some developers. But, Apple is listening, is taking complaints to heart, and will enhance the product along the way.

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11:00
Toyota will offer rides in self-driving cars at the...

Toyota has revealed details of an upcoming public test for its level-4 automated vehicle and "Chauffeur" self-driving tech, and sports fans headed to Tokyo next year for the Olympic Games will have the chance to try it out. The automaker is offering...

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10:52
If you've got an old macOS install image, it...




If you're like us, you've got a pile of macOS installers of various vintages laying about ready to go at a moment's notice. The problem with that is, the certificates on most of them them expire today, making them useless.

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10:50
OnePlus 7T Pro with 5G is coming to T-Mobile later...

OnePlus wasn't entirely accurate when it said it wouldn't offer the OnePlus 7T Pro in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it'll carry the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren sometime later in 2019. As the name suggests, it's a version of the supercar-inspire...

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10:46
The iPhone 11 was 20% of all US iPhone sales last...




Consumers continue to buy Apple's cheaper flagship models, with the iPhone XR and iPhone 11 accounting for 50 percent of iPhone sales in the July to August sales quarter.

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10:37
Apple Planning New Mac Catalyst Resources to Help...

In macOS Catalina, Apple introduced Mac Catalyst, an initiative designed to make it simple for developers to port their iPad apps over to the Mac App Store with minimal work. Mac Catalyst is still new and developing, but its ultimate aim is to bring more apps to the ‌Mac App Store‌.

Following the launch of Catalina, macOS product marketing director Todd Benjamin spoke to CNET about Mac Catalyst, providing some insight into Apple's goals and the initial rollout of the feature.

Apple designed Mac Catalyst to let ‌iPad‌ developers use a single codebase and development team to create apps for multiple platforms. The feature, says Benjamin, is great for Mac users...

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10:36
Apple planning more support and resources for...

macOS Catalina launched earlier this month, bringing the new Mac Catalyst platform to the masses. Mac Catalyst makes it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to the Mac, but some developers have faced challenges doing so. In a new statement to CNET, however, Apple says that it is learning a lot as more developers adopt Catalyst.

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10:15
A 'Hocus Pocus' sequel is in the works for...

Variety reports Disney is developing a sequel to its 1993 comedy Hocus Pocus for its upcoming Disney+ streaming service. The original starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as a trio of sisters that were captured and executed in...

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10:00
Twitch star Shroud follows Ninja to Microsoft's...

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins surprised many when he left Twitch to stream full time on Microsoft's Mixer platform. Now another major streamer is making the same leap: Michael "Shroud" Grzesiek.

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09:49
Is Apple working on a National ID Verification...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple titled "Identity Credential Verification Techniques." Three out of Apple's six person team working on this project are or were related to Apple Pay. So the question becomes, is this a long-term Apple Pay Project or work on a future National ID Card (Physical and/or Virtual).

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09:47
The 'Narcos' game is coming to PC and...

If you've liked Narcos enough to wish you could step into its (frankly terrifying) world of drug lords and DEA agents, you'll soon have your chance. Curve Digital and Kuju are releasing their long-in-the-making Narcos: Rise of the Cartels game on No...

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09:41
A closer look at the iPhone 11 Pro's top...




After spending a month with the iPhone 11 Pro, let's look closer at the top features of the new top-of-the-line Apple smartphones.

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09:35
How Apple TV Channels prices compare to native apps...

Apple’s newly redesigned TV app, coming in iOS 12.3, isn’t exactly packed with new features. The layout has changed a little, but it’s really the same TV app we’ve had on our iPhones and Apple TV boxes for a couple years now.

The new app is all about access, not features. It’s going to appear on smart TVs, Roku, and Fire TV. It’ll even come to the Mac this fall.

It’s also the place where you’ll find new ways to subscribe to content. Apple TV+ will showcase Apple’s original shows and series starting this fall, and Apple TV Channels let you subscribe to other streaming...

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09:30
Volkswagen unveils next-gen Golf and its hybrid...

After months of teasing, the eighth generation of the Volkswagen Golf has been unveiled. The sleeker design doesn't stray too far from the vehicle's core look. But like our moms always told us, it's what inside that counts and the new Golf has a lot...

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09:29
Apple TV Channels FAQ: Services, pricing,...

With iOS 12.3, Apple is refreshing the TV app and adding a new feature called Apple TV Channels. Channels lets you subscribe to third-party streaming services like CBS All Access or HBO, right from within the TV app. You can watch that content in the TV app, served directly from Apple, without the need to install other apps.

Here’s everything you need to know about which services are available as Apple TV Channels, what they cost, and how they work.

Updated 10/24/19: IFC Films Unlimited is now available, at $5.99 per month. In addition, the TV app is now available on Roku and some Fire TV devices.

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09:24
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 supports macOS...

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac now includes support for macOS Catalina and Sidecar in a new update available free to registered users. 

Designed from the ground up for macOS, the software offers designers vector graphics software, photo editing, output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools.

Free to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac and CorelDRAW 2019 for Mac users, Update 3 also includes additional performance enhancements, enabling users...

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09:24
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 supports macOS...

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac now includes support for macOS Catalina and Sidecar in a new update available free to registered users. 

Designed from the ground up for macOS, the software offers designers vector graphics software, photo editing, output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools.

Free to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac and CorelDRAW 2019 for Mac users, Update 3 also includes additional performance enhancements, enabling users...

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09:24
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 supports macOS...

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac now includes support for macOS Catalina and Sidecar in a new update available free to registered users. 

Designed from the ground up for macOS, the software offers designers vector graphics software, photo editing, output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools.

Free to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac and CorelDRAW 2019 for Mac users, Update 3 also includes additional performance enhancements, enabling users...

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09:24
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 supports macOS...

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac now includes support for macOS Catalina and Sidecar in a new update available free to registered users. 

Designed from the ground up for macOS, the software offers designers vector graphics software, photo editing, output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools.

Free to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac and CorelDRAW 2019 for Mac users, Update 3 also includes additional performance enhancements, enabling users...

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09:21
Apple releases third developer beta of macOS...




Apple has released the third macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta, with developers now able to download the third build of the operating system update for testing.

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09:20
Apple posts third developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the third 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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09:20
Apple posts third developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the third 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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09:20
Apple posts third developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the third 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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09:20
Apple posts third developer beta of macOS Catalina...

Apple has released the third 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 third developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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09:19
Apple releases third developer beta of macOS...

Following the release of the second beta last week, Apple today has released the third 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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09:15
Ubisoft is delaying almost every game it has...

Ubisoft is delaying several major games on its upcoming slate. Watch Dogs: Legion had been set for March 6th and Gods & Monsters had a release date of February 25th, while Rainbow Six Quarantine had also been earmarked for the first quarter of 20...

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09:13
Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10...

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.1 update to developers, a week after seeding the second beta and a little over two weeks 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 that needed to be...

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09:10
Senators want to know if TikTok is a national...

To most, TikTok is an innocent platform full of cute and/or funny videos. But to political leaders, it's a potential national security risk. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) have formally asked the Intelligence...

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09:07
Apple to incorporate 160 Intel engineers in its...

Apple acquired Intel’s smartphone modem business in July with the tech giant adding 2,200 Intel engineers to its chipset operations globally. The Indian unit of Apple will incorporate 160 Intel engineers in Bengaluru for its modem chip design plans, according to an Inc. report.

The talent transfer is a part of the Apple-Intel deal, which also gives the company access to nearly 17,000 patents ranging from protocols for cellular standards to modem architecture and modem operation.

According to Fast Company, Apple is burning the midnight oil to have its in-house-built modems ready and running by 2022. The article says that this is “a very aggressive timeline given all the development, testing, and...

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09:06
Apple TV+ FAQ: Everything you need to know

This fall, Apple will make a risky venture outside its familiar spheres of hardware and software when it launches Apple TV+. The new service features a wide assortment of TV shows funded by Apple’s mountainous cash pile, and the Cupertino company is sparing no expense in its attempt to lure viewers with some of the best-known actors, writers, and directors.

Below, you’ll find a compendium of everything we know about the ambitious service so far, and we’ll keep it updated as we encounter credible rumors and get news from Apple itself.

Updated 10/24/19: The TV app is now available on Roku and Fire TV stick devices.

How will you access Apple TV+?

Once it launches, you’ll sign up for and watch Apple TV+ content through Apple’s recently redesigned TV app, which will be available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and the Mac—in addition to some supported third-party smart TVs, Roku, and Fire TV devices.

...

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08:49
Ford will reveal its 'Mustang-inspired'...

Ford is nearly finished dribbling out teasers for its Mustang-inspired electric SUV. The automaker now plans a worldwide reveal for the crossover on November 17th. The company still isn't willing to reveal much more of the finished design at this p...

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08:47
MacTech Conference 2020

Join us at MacTech Conference 2020
The most amazing event for… Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs.

Main Conference: Wed-Fri, Nov 11-13, 2020
Pre-Conference Workshops: Tue, Nov 10th, 2020
Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

MacTech Conference is a 3-day, immersive, technical conference specifically designed for Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, techs, and consultants.

The whole idea of MacTech Conference is to allow members of the Apple community to meet and exchange ideas. This will be spurred on by presentations from some of the best and well-known experts in the community.

MacTech Conference has a combination of joint sessions, two concurrent tracks, and labs/forums targeted for IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs. Sessions will focus on both desktop and mobile, as well as macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS.

In addition to the awesome content, we strive to create a...

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08:47
MacTech Conference 2020

Join us at MacTech Conference 2020
The most amazing event for… Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs.

Main Conference: Wed-Fri, Nov 11-13, 2020
Pre-Conference Workshops: Tue, Nov 10th, 2020
Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

MacTech Conference is a 3-day, immersive, technical conference specifically designed for Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, techs, and consultants.

The whole idea of MacTech Conference is to allow members of the Apple community to meet and exchange ideas. This will be spurred on by presentations from some of the best and well-known experts in the community.

MacTech Conference has a combination of joint sessions, two concurrent tracks, and labs/forums targeted for IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs. Sessions will focus on both desktop and mobile, as well as macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS.

In addition to the awesome content, we strive to create a...

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08:47
MacTech Conference 2020

Join us at MacTech Conference 2020
The most amazing event for… Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs.

Main Conference: Wed-Fri, Nov 11-13, 2020
Pre-Conference Workshops: Tue, Nov 10th, 2020
Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

MacTech Conference is a 3-day, immersive, technical conference specifically designed for Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, techs, and consultants.

The whole idea of MacTech Conference is to allow members of the Apple community to meet and exchange ideas. This will be spurred on by presentations from some of the best and well-known experts in the community.

MacTech Conference has a combination of joint sessions, two concurrent tracks, and labs/forums targeted for IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs. Sessions will focus on both desktop and mobile, as well as macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS.

In addition to the awesome content, we strive to create a...

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MacTech Conference 2020

Join us at MacTech Conference 2020
The most amazing event for… Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs.

Main Conference: Wed-Fri, Nov 11-13, 2020
Pre-Conference Workshops: Tue, Nov 10th, 2020
Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

MacTech Conference is a 3-day, immersive, technical conference specifically designed for Apple IT Pros, Enterprise, techs, and consultants.

The whole idea of MacTech Conference is to allow members of the Apple community to meet and exchange ideas. This will be spurred on by presentations from some of the best and well-known experts in the community.

MacTech Conference has a combination of joint sessions, two concurrent tracks, and labs/forums targeted for IT Pros, Enterprise, consultants, and techs. Sessions will focus on both desktop and mobile, as well as macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS.

In addition to the awesome content, we strive to create a...

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Accessory Maker Releases 'AirPods Pro'...

Last month, in the iOS 13.2 beta, MacRumors discovered an icon depicting never-before-seen AirPods with rubber ear tips, lending credence to rumors that Apple is planning to release higher-end AirPods with active noise cancellation and improved water resistance.

The new AirPods are expected to be released in late 2019 or early 2020. Ahead of time, accessory maker ESR has released both a cover and carrying case for the so-called "AirPods Pro", with the product images depicting a wider charging case designed to hold the AirPods with rubber ear tips.

The fact that ESR is...

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Panasonic's S1H is the first mirrorless camera...

Panasonic's latest full-frame S1H has become the first mirrorless camera certified for Netflix productions, as part of the streaming company's Post Technology Alliance. Production units are allowed to use it as a main camera shooting in either DCI 4K...

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Editorial: Despite claims to the contrary, the App...




A report is being circulated as proof that the App Store has been infected by malware apps that could steal your data one day. Only, AppleInsider has been examining the research for some time, and it is baseless exaggeration, riddled with inaccuracies.

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Spotify will alert you to new music with sponsored...

Spotify is testing another way for artists to promote their music, but it's one that might annoy users. Artists and their teams will be able to sponsor the Brand New Music for You pop-ups in the mobile apps to let fans know about music they just rele...

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Troubling Copyright Bill Goes to the US Senate

A new bill coming before the Senate would establish a quasi-judicial body in the Copyright Office that would be empowered to levy fines of up to $30,000 for even inadvertent instances of copyright infringement. This is the last chance to stop or modify the CASE Act.

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Renovated Apple Amsterdam premieres with latest...

Apple Amsterdam reopened today with a world-class renovation that infuses Apple’s latest retail thinking into the historic store. Upgrades to the space began in March and completed in phases while portions of the store area remained open to customers.

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Instagram has added a few features to make it easier for anyone to create and share series on IGTV. Now, creators can blast their fans with notifications. They can organize videos on a series page and have a series title appear on each video. And, wh...

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9to5Mac Daily: October 24, 2019 – Apple TV app for...

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

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Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra is Blizzard's...

Former Xbox executive Mike Ybarra has revealed his next role: he's joining Blizzard as executive vice-president and general manager. He'll step into the job just after Blizzcon, which takes place next weekend.

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Pixel 4 XL teardown reveals remarkably tiny Soli chip

When Google announced the Pixel 4 earlier this month, the company's Sabrina Ellis spent a part of the keynote talking about the work her team invested in making Project Soli into something that could fit inside of a smartphone. It turns out Ellis was...

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