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Tuesday June 16

15:18
State AGs urge Apple, Google to closely monitor...

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is urging Apple and Google to take steps to ensure unofficial COVID-19 contact tracing apps made available on their respective platforms serve a wider public good.

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15:12
T-Mobile reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of...

Two months after completing its $26 billion merger with Sprint, T-Mobile plans to lay off a portion of the workers that came to it through the acquisition. According to TechCrunch, T-Mobile vice-president James Kirby told approximately 400 former Spr...

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15:09
Apple pressures email app 'Hey' to...

Apple has halted updates for and is threatening to remove new iOS email client Hey because it doesn't offer the ability for customers to purchase subscriptions from within the app.

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14:17
Bose shuts down AR development

Yet another company’s augmented reality strategy is running into trouble. Protocol reports that Bose is winding down its AR program after it fell short of goals. Important AR team members have left the company, and support for third-party developers...

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14:11
App Store Connect gets mobile-friendly redesign...

Just a few days ahead of WWDC 2020, Apple on Tuesday reworked the App Store Connect interface with a new design and better support for mobile.

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13:49
Apple Threatens to Remove Email App 'Hey'...

A new email app called "Hey" from the team at Basecamp has run into trouble with Apple for refusing to offer a subscription option that can be purchased in the iOS app.

Hey, which launched on Monday, is priced at $99 per year. Subscriptions for the service must be purchased on the Hey website and are not offered in the iOS app because Hey's developers don't want to pay Apple a 15 to 30 percent cut of their fees.

Apple, however, has told the Hey team that customers need to be able to purchase the service in the iOS app and that if in-app purchases are not implemented, the Hey app could be removed from the App Store. Apple has a long running rule that apps can't link to outside purchase options and must use the in-app purchasing tools when offering paid content or subscriptions, but many apps skirt that rule by avoiding in-app purchases and not providing links to outside websites....

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13:44
Xbox One update streamlines your game library...

Your Xbox One game collection can come from a variety of services, which can make it a pain to manage your library. Which games can you most afford to delete to free up space? You won’t have to guess from now on. Microsoft is trotting out an Xbox Jun...

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13:30
Researchers taught a robot to suture by showing it...

Stitching a patient back together after surgery is a vital but monotonous task for medics, often requiring them to repeat the same simple movements over and over hundreds of times. But thanks to a collaborative effort between Intel and the University...

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13:20
Hello, Goodbye: App Store rejects previously-...

The creators of Basecamp introduced a new email service this week, simply dubbed Hey. The subscription-based email service costs $99 per year, and that subscription is what’s now causing a battle between Basecamp and Apple’s App Store review team.

more…

The post Hello, Goodbye: App Store rejects previously-approved ‘Hey’ email app from Basecamp appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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13:11
Cheapest MacBook Pro deals on Apple's 13-inch...

With graduation gift-giving in full swing, AppleInsider has rounded up where to score the best prices on MacBook Pro laptops, from $400 off closeout 2019 13-inch models to coupon savings on the latest 13- and 16-inch notebooks.

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13:11
CommStar will launch a relay satellite to talk to...

NASA plans to return humans to the Moon by 2024, but there are still plenty of questions about how that will work. One challenge is that communicating between Earth and the Moon still requires bulky, expensive equipment. A new company, CommStar Space...

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12:57
Google Duo on the web now supports 32-person video...

Google Duo has upped its game over the last two months. In May, the web-based chat app added a family mode with cutesy Snapchat-like AR effects and a doodle board to make video chatting more fun for kids (and bored adults.) Now, Google has updated Du...

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12:52
Apple redesigns App Store Connect portal with mobile...

Following yesterday’s release of a new update to the Apple Developer app with a macOS version, Apple today revamped the App Store Connect portal with a modern design just a few days before WWDC 2020.

more…

The post Apple redesigns App Store Connect portal with mobile website ahead of WWDC 2020 appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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12:46
How to get Apple News on nearly any Apple device

With two exceptions, all Apple devices can show Apple News, whether or not you pay for the extra Apple News+ service. Here's how to get it.

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12:43
Apple announces WWDC20 Swift Student Challenge...

In conjunction with its WWDC virtual developer event, Apple held a Swift Student Challenge where students 13 and older were invited to create Swift Playgrounds projects. Apple has announced that there are 350 winners from 41 countries, but has chosen to highlight the efforts of three students who have done much more than create a Swift Playgrounds project.

Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green all “view challenges in the world as opportunities to effect change,” as the Apple release says.

To read this article in full, please click here

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12:38
Etsy app adds AR to help you with art placement

Etsy is helping customers preview wall art in their own spaces with a new augmented reality feature on its iOS app. So, you no longer have to rely on imagination alone when wondering if a certain art print would look good above your couch.Etsy, an on...

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12:35
Pocket Casts podcast player adds standalone Apple...

Pocket Casts has become the latest podcast player to add support for standalone alone Apple Watch playback. The app has been updated to version 7.9, bringing Apple Watch enhancements as well as new icons and theme options.

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12:34
Apple Revamps App Store Connect With Responsive,...

Apple today updated App Store Connect on the web, based on tweets from developers who are pleased with the newly introduced interface changes.

‌App Store‌ Connect is designed to let app developers manage the apps that they have available for download in the ‌App Store‌.

New UI on the ‌App Store‌ Connect dashboard! #iOS pic.twitter.com/QBAJaLlynC

— illustratorSal (@thatsalih) June 16, 2020

The ‌App Store‌ Connect dashboard features an updated interface that's responsive and available on iPhone as well as iPad and Mac. There is an ‌App Store‌ Connect app available...

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12:21
Basecamp's Hey, a New Email Product, Claims...

Basecamp launched its email product Hey earlier this week. David Heinemeier Hansson, the co-founder of Basecamp, tweeted on Tuesday that Apple is already creating challenges for the firm. In a series of tweets, he said: Apple just doubled down on their rejection of HEY's ability to provide bug fixes and new features, unless we submit to their outrageous demand of 15-30% of our revenue. Even worse: We're told that unless we comply, they'll remove the app. On the day the EU announced their investigation into Apple's abusive App Store practices, HEY is subject to those very same capricious, exploitive, and inconsistent policies of shakedown. It's clear they feel embolden to tighten the screws with no fear of regulatory consequences. He adds: Apple has been capriciously, inconsistently, and in a few cases, cruelly, enforcing their App Store policies for years. But most of the abuses were suffered by smaller developers without a platform and without recurse. Apple saw that it worked,...

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12:19
Amazon hopes AI will help enforce social distancing...

Amazon has created a new AI called the Distance Assistant to help its fulfillment facility employees keep a safe distance from one another during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Using a time-of-flight sensor similar to the depth-sensing cameras you...

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12:07
Eero WiFi Products Available in Apple Retail Stores...

Back in May, Apple's online store began offering eero's lineup of mesh WiFi products, and this week, eero devices are also available for purchase in Apple's retail stores.

As outlined in a recent blog post, eero devices are being made available in Apple retail stores in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.

Right now, Apple Stores in the U.S. don't appear to be showing stock available for pickup, so stores may not have supplies until later this week.

Online purchases are available, with Apple offering multiple eero Pro Mesh WiFi setups with one or two beacons and pricing...

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12:01
Google optimizes its WiFi routers for slow internet...

Google’s WiFi routers should now handle overloaded internet providers more gracefully. It’s delivering an update to Nest WiFi and Google WiFi routers that improves “overall” performance with slow internet connections. You should have a better chance...

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11:55
Eve App for HomeKit Devices Gains Contextual Touch...

Eve Systems, known for its line of Eve-branded HomeKit products, today updated its Eve app to version 4.3, adding a number of useful new features.

The Eve update will primarily be of interest to those who own Eve ‌HomeKit‌ accessories, but it is one of the better ‌HomeKit‌ apps on the market, and it also works with non-Eve devices.

Eve 4.3 introduces Touch and Hold functionality, allowing users to touch and hold almost anywhere in the app to open up contextual menus that provide additional control options. Where the new gesture can be used:

  • At a Glance: quickly control an accessory, set a scene that it's part of and view all accessory details.
  • Room Overview: instantly toggle all lights in a room and refine room settings in a snap.
  • Accessory Details & Types: jumping back and forth between individual...
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11:55
Bootstrappers Blog: Dealing With The Distractions In...

Distractions can destroy our productivity. But leading a startup means there’s a constant barrage of things that need to be handled. There are a lot of distractions: a call with a lawyer, a potential investor returning our call, responding to the latest Twitter post about our product, coding expenses so our team gets paid in a timely fashion, merging that last commit from the new developer we just hired who refuses to comment anything, figuring out how to run a refund in Stripe, and the list goes on and on.

When are we supposed to be productive when we’re in that place that we’re too small to hire people to deal with each of those but too big for them to go unattended? When we are under constant assault by all of these things?

Here’s the thing about answering those questions…

To read the rest of the article, check stout at https://www.bootstrappers.mn/post/dealing-with-the-...

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11:52
Apple Car self-driving system could tell iPhones in...

The Apple Car self-driving system could pre-alert drivers and passengers of maneuvers it will be performing, by posting notifications on the screens of iPhones and iPads in the vehicle.

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11:41
Etsy iOS app gains AR support to visualize paintings...

Popular creative and custom goods marketplace Etsy is jumping on the augmented reality train and bringing the ability to visualize paintings, photography, and prints in your own space with iPhone or iPad before you make a purchase.

more…

The post Etsy iOS app gains AR support to visualize paintings and photography in your home appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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11:39
Corsair releases streaming-ready PCs with built-in...

If you want to stream your gameplay on services like Twitch, you need a handful of gear to get started. Depending on your taste, the most important of these could be a powerful desktop and a solid capture card. Corsair is putting both in one preconfi...

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11:28
∞ How I boarded a US Navy nuclear submarine in the...

I absolutely love Smarter Every Day’s videos.

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11:25
New York AG Asks Google and Apple To Vet Third-Party...

Both Apple and Google are having a hard time regulating all the third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps that popped up on their app stores recently, as people begin to venture out of their homes. From a report: As The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month, some of those applications aren't transparent in what they're doing with your data. Now, New York Attorney General Letitia James is urging the tech giants to ensure that those applications aren't capable of collecting sensitive personal health information, to minimize any invasive data collection and to guarantee that they truly delete consumer information. James said in a statement: As businesses open back up and Americans venture outdoors, technology can be an invaluable tool in helping us battle the coronavirus... But some companies may seek to take advantage of consumers and use personal information to advertise, mine data, and unethically profit off this pandemic. Both Apple and Google can be invaluable partners...

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11:24
EU sets framework for contact tracing apps that work...

More European countries are launching contact tracing apps in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. But at the moment, those apps do not work across borders. The European Commission and EU Member States are hoping to change that. The Commission...

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11:17
Adobe adds support for editing Lightroom images in...

Adobe is slowly but surely making Lightroom and Photoshop for iPad much better and much more full-featured as well as increasing the integration between the two.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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11:08
‘Back on Track’ collection of 10 Mac apps launches...

Eugene Krupnov, CEO at Unclutter and nine other developers have united to present a collection of efficient tools for Mac users. Called the "Back On Track" collection, it includes 10 apps offered at deep discounts.

“The idea is to provide people with great tools to solve daily tasks and let them save money during the crisis,” Krupnov told Apple World Today. “That’s why we set no limitations: you can pick any app(s) individually for a very good price or get them all at maximum discount.”

The offer will launch here tomorrow and last 2-3 weeks. The collection includes Boom 3D (a system-wide volume booster with 3D surround sound), Capto (a screen capture, recording, and video editing app), Klokki (a time-tracking app), Luminar 4 (a photo...

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11:03
PAX West will be PAX Online this year

Due to the impact of COVID-19, PAX West won't be going ahead as an in-person event in Seattle this year. A digital replacement, PAX Online, is on the cards instead. It'll run from September 12th-20th, and it'll be entirely free.There'll be three stre...

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11:00
Archaeologists map an ancient Roman city without any...

For the first time, archaeologists have mapped an entire ancient Roman city without any digging by using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) technology (via Gizmodo). The technique was not only non-destructive, but revealed details that wouldn’t have been...

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10:58
More Apple retail stores in the U.S. to reopen this...

9to5Mac reports that Apple will continue reopening more of its US retail stores this week with a mixture of appointment, curbside, storefront, and in-store service. 

As of June 16, 154 of Apple’s 271 US stores have reopened. Across the globe, Apple has reopened 365 of its 510 stores, with 33 more resuming in the UK on June 15.

Out of Apple’s 510 stores, all but the 52 locations in Greater China closed temporarily on March 13. According to Apple's blueprint, all stores will allow customers to make Genius Bar reservations, and those reopening their doors will require face coverings and temperature checks.

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10:53
Apple Reopening 70+ Stores in the U.S. and Canada...

Apple is continuing to reopen its retail stores in the United States and Canada as stay at home orders in various states relax and additional businesses are allowed to open.

Apple is reopening more than 70 U.S. stores this week in states that include California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and more, with a full list available from 9to5Mac. Apple's Deirdre O'Brien sent out a notice to employees about the reopenings, which includes stores in New York City, an area that was hit hard by the virus.This week we'll return to serving customers in many more US locations including by appointment in New York City, where we're proud to stand beside New Yorkers as they emerge from this incredibly difficult time. All stores continue to practice additional steps for the health of employees and customers, including temperature checks, face coverings and social distancing. As...

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10:48
VLC Media Player 3.0.11 - Popular multimedia player.

VLC Media Player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, OGG, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.



Version 3.0.11:

  • Bug fixes for the port to macOS notably moving the video window with the mouse and audio being permanently silent after pausing playback.
  • Improves AAC audio decoding, seeking certain m4a files and HLS streaming.
  • Solves a security issue in VLC when decoding H26X content and updates third party libraries notably libarchive to include further improvements.



  • OS X 10.7.5 or later

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10:42
Fantastical 3.1 - Create calendar events and...

Fantastical is the Mac calendar you'll actually enjoy using.

Creating an event with Fantastical is quick, easy, and fun:

  • Open Fantastical with a single click or keystroke
  • Type in your event details and press return

...and you're back to what you were doing with a shiny new event in your calendar!

Fantastical's natural-language engine is expressive and intelligent, so you can write in your own style. Fantastical also automatically recognizes the location of your event and can even invite people from your Contacts to the event.



Version 3.1:

Note: The displayed price is price for 1 month billed yearly. Additional pricing info available here

Added:

  • Option to have calendar sets activate at a specific time: Have your Work calendar set activate in the morning and your Home calendar set activate in the evening!
  • Conference call...
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10:36
Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps...

For years, Parallels has provided virtualization software so you could run full Windows installs on a Mac, but today they’re tackling a new OS. The company just announced that it is partnering with Google to work on bringing full Windows application...

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10:35
Apple TV+ is Reportedly Co-Producing a Middle...

It's being reported this morning that Apple is adding an Israeli espionage thriller to its roster titled 'Tehran'.

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10:30
Google cuts the price of its Stadia starter kit to $...

Google is cutting the price of its Stadia Premiere starter package from $129 to $99.99. The set includes a Stadia Controller and Chromecast Ultra so you can play games via streaming service on your TV. The company offered a $30 discount on Stadia Pre...

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10:19
Apple faces European antitrust investigations into...

Apple has to be cautious here. The EU is not nearly as “forgiving” of these kinds of actions as the US is.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:02
Deals: Take 20% Off Sitewide at Sonos if You're...

Sonos today rolled out a new Lunar White color option for the Sonos Move Bluetooth and AirPlay 2 speaker, which originally launched last year. If you're a healthcare worker or first responder, Sonos is offering a special 20 percent sitewide discount for all of its audio products, including the new Sonos Move.

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

The Sonos Move is also getting a new software update that provides an extra hour of battery life, resulting in a total estimated playback time of 11 hours (via The Verge). You can pre-order the new...

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10:00
Apple Won 43 Patents today covering Apple Pencil and...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover three Apple Pencil patents and a series of design patents covering an in-store planter an Apple Store Building found in China and one for an Apple Store-in-a-Store Retail Fixture. And as always, we wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.

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09:59
Sonos Move gets a battery life boost, now comes in...

Sonos has unveiled a new color for its portable Move speaker: Lunar White. The new color coordinates with Sonos’ other home speakers, all of which already come in white and black variants. A new color option isn’t the only change for this premium spe...

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09:49
Linksys rolls out new addition to its WiFi 6...

Linksys, the connected home division within the Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity, has announced the newest addition to its WiFi 6 product portfolio – the US$149.99 Linksys MAX-STREAM AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router (MR7350), delivering whole-home mesh technology, faster speeds, greater coverage and all the benefits of WiFi 6 at an affordable price, according to Kannan Vardarajan, director of product management at Linksys.

WiFi 6 also known as "AX WiFi" or "802.11ax WiFi" is the latest generation of WiFi reshaping the way routers handle the increasing number of connected devices in the home. With...

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09:46
US Apple Store reopenings continue this week with...

Apple will continue reopening more of its US retail stores this week with a mixture of curbside, storefront, and in-store service. All 50 US states have entered a reopening process with retail allowed to resume in some capacity.

more…

The post US Apple Store reopenings continue this week with over 70 more locations appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:39
Apple secures international rights to ‘Tehran’...

Apple has secured the international rights to Israel-Iran espionage thriller "Tehran," for Apple TV+, according to Deadline.

Distributed by Cineflix Rights, the eight-part series features young Israeli actress Niv Sultan as Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad computer hacker-agent undertaking her very first mission in Iran’s capital, which is also her place of birth.

Here’s how Deadline describes the series: Tasked with disabling an Iranian nuclear reactor, her mission has implications not just for the Middle East, but for the rest of the world. But when the Mossad mission fails, Tamar goes rogue in Tehran as she rediscovers her Iranian roots and becomes romantically entwined with a pro-democracy activist.

Tehran also stars Iron Man actor Shaun Toub and Homeland‘s Navid Negahban, and was created and...

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09:29
CarKey: A New Feature That Will Let You Unlock a Car...

Apple's iPhones and Apple Watches have supported NFC for some time now, and in the future, those NFC capabilities will be used to allow Apple users to lock, unlock, and start compatible NFC-enabled vehicles using the iPhone or Apple Watch in lieu of a physical key.

Apple calls this upcoming feature "CarKey" and this guide covers everything we know about how CarKey will work once it's released.

What is CarKey?

CarKey is a digital protocol that lets an ‌iPhone‌ or ‌Apple Watch‌ with NFC capabilities unlock, lock, start, and otherwise control an NFC-capable vehicle.

Cars do not have NFC functionality by default, so this is a feature that needs to be implemented by automobile manufacturers much like CarPlay.

What can be done with CarKey may vary by car manufacturer, but at a...

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09:10
EU Launches Antitrust Probes Into Apple's App...

The European Commission announced Tuesday that it's launching two antitrust investigations into Apple's App Store rules and the Apple Pay platform. From a report: The Commission, the executive arm of the EU, said it will assess whether Apple's rules for app developers on the distribution of apps via the App Store breach EU competition rules. While companies can place their apps on the App Store at no cost, Apple charges companies 30% from in-app purchases and 30% on subscriptions for the first year, then 15% thereafter. Spotify, which competes directly with Apple Music, feels this is unfair and filed a formal complaint in March 2019. Kobo, an e-reader company that competes with Apple Books, has also filed a complaint. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said in a statement: "Mobile applications have fundamentally changed the way we access content. Apple sets the rules for the distribution of apps to users of iPhones and iPads. It appears...

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09:05
Linksys launches $150 MAX-STREAM WiFi 6 router with...

Linksys has expanded its WiFi 6 offerings today with the announcement of the MAX-STREAM AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router. It offers up to 1,700 square feet of coverage, speeds up to 1.8Gbps, and compatibility with other Linksys Velop mesh routers.

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09:04
How your iPhone & iPad can make you a better cook

Your iPhone or iPad can be more than just a search engine for recipes. There are countless ways that your Apple device can help make you a better cook.

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09:00
Anker Father’s Day sale offers iPhone essentials...

Tuesday’s best deals include Anker’s Father’s Day sale, latest Powerbeats are $99, and you can save even further on Apple’s 10.2-inch iPad. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

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The post Anker Father’s Day sale offers iPhone essentials from $11, plus Powerbeats $119, more in today’s best deals appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:00
Linksys Launches Affordable Max-Stream AX1800 Mesh...

Linksys today announced the launch of a new WiFi 6 router, adding the Max-Stream AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router (MR7350) to its router lineup.

Priced at $149.99, the Max-Stream AX1800 router is Linksys' most affordable WiFi 6 option. WiFi 6, otherwise known as 802.11ax, is the newest generation of WiFi, offering faster speeds and better coverage for homes with many connected devices.

Many smartphone manufacturers have been rolling out WiFi 6 support, though it's still in the early stages of adoption. The iPhone SE, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and iPad Pro all support WiFi 6.

The Max-Stream AX1800...

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09:00
Linksys announces $150 Max-Stream AX1800 Wi-Fi 6...

The affordable Linksys Max-Stream AX1800 can operate as a primary router or as a node on any Linksys Max-Stream or Velop mesh network.

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09:00
Linksys announces $150 Max-Stream AX1800 Wi-Fi 6...

Linksys is expanding its Wi-Fi 6 product portfolio with a new, lower-cost router: The $150 Max-Stream AX1800 (model MR7350). The new device can be set up as a primary router to cover homes up to about 1,700 square feet, or it can operate as a mesh node on any Wi-Fi 6-based mesh network where another Linksys MR7350, a Linksys MR9600, or a Linksys Velop is the primary router.

This is a dual-band router supporting two simultaneous spatial streams in each direction to deliver maximum theoretical throughput of 574Mbps on its 2.4GHz network and 1,201Mbps on its 5GHz network. The MR7350 has one gigabit WAN port, four gigabit LAN ports, and a USB 3.0 port that can be used to share storage over the network.

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08:25
A Better Finder Rename 11.18 - File, photo, and MP3...

A Better Finder Rename is the most complete renaming solution available on the market today. That's why, since 1996, tens of thousands of hobbyists, professionals and businesses depend on A Better Finder Rename to organize and maintain files.

The Instant Preview feature eliminates guesswork and costly errors and helps you find the right settings quickly and accurately by providing as-you-type feedback.

A Better Finder Rename offers a complete set of renaming options that are organized into 15 categories covering all the text, character, position, conversion and truncation features that you would expect from a file renamer, but it does not stop there. The multi-step renaming feature allows multiple renaming steps to be combined to deal with complex renaming jobs in a single operation. Unlike other tools, A Better Finder Rename allows any number of renaming actions to be combined, re-ordered, copied and deleted.



Version 11.18:

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08:19
MacFamilyTree 9.1 - Create and explore your family...

MacFamilyTree gives genealogy a facelift: modern, interactive, convenient and fast. Explore your family tree and your family history in a way generations of chroniclers before you would have loved. MacFamilyTree helps you capture your family history, and turns data and facts into conclusive reports and visually impressive charts.

MacFamilyTree offers numerous options for you to capture and visualize your family history. Now matter how you want to illustrate your family relationships - MacFamilyTree 8 has the right solution for you, offering different types of reports, charts or the innovative Virtual Tree 3D view. The possibilities are nearly endless - optionally synchronize your data via iCloud, access a huge genealogical online archive to assist your research, create websites and family books or do your research on the go with MobileFamilyTree 8, available separately for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Overview

  • Well-structured, fast and...
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08:16
Apple TV+ secures rights to Israel-Iran Spy Thriller...

Apple's new espionage thriller 'Tehran' chronicles a young agent's adventures as she undertakes her first mission in Iran's capital city.

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08:15
MegaSeg 6.1.2 - Professional DJ and radio automation.

MegaSeg is a complete solution for pro audio/video DJ mixing, radio automation, and music scheduling with rock-solid performance and an easy-to-use design. Mix with visual waveforms and Magic Trackpad cue and sync. Preview tracks with optional audio outputs and MIDI control. Enjoy fast access and elegant management of your iTunes library, including iTunes Match. Segue or beat-mix between songs or music videos, trigger sound effects via hot keys, note requests via color-coded request lists, cue and preview tracks via multiple sound outputs, create dynamic scheduled playlists, program automatic playlist events, and more...

  • Full iTunes library and playlist integration, including iTunes Match.
  • Visually sync beats in real-time with the waveform viewer.
  • Use Multi-touch trackpad gestures for cue-scrub, pitch shift, and sync.
  • Kick back on autopilot with automatic segues.
  • Change the font face, color, and size.
  • ...
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08:11
Auto-adjusting 'Apple Glass' may not need...

A future version of the "Apple Glass" smart glasses peripheral could compensate for less than perfect vision with automatically adjusting lenses for users that need prescription glasses or contact lenses.

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07:48
Eve for HomeKit iOS app update brings long-press...

Two years ago, Elgato went all-in on HomeKit with its Eve branding and the company hasn’t looked back since. Today we’ve got a major Eve for HomeKit iOS update with new long-press support, quick automation access, new icons, and more.
more…

The post Eve for HomeKit iOS app update brings long-press support for quick controls, new icons, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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07:17
Apple TV+ Secures Rights to Israel-Iran Espionage...

Apple has secured the international rights to Israel-Iran espionage thriller "Tehran," according to Deadline. The eight-part series is said to revolve around Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad computer hacker-agent undertaking her very first mission in Iran's capital.

"Tasked with disabling an Iranian nuclear reactor, her mission has implications not just for the Middle East, but for the rest of the world," the report explains. "But when the Mossad mission fails, Tamar goes rogue in Tehran as she rediscovers her Iranian roots and becomes romantically entwined with a pro-democracy activist."

The series has yet to receive an Apple TV+ release date.Tags: Apple TV Shows, Apple TV Plus
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07:15
Apple's 'drumroll begins' for 5G...

Investment bank Wedbush is predicting that the "iPhone 12" will launch at about the same time that the iPhone X did, and despite coronavirus challenges, 5G will induce a super-cycle for Apple in 2020 and 2021.

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07:11
9to5Mac Daily: June 16, 2020 – WWDC 2020 details,...

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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07:09
EC opens antitrust probe into Apple Pay, Apple’s App...

Enlarge / 08 January 2019, Hessen, Rüsselsheim: ILLUSTRATION - The App Store (M) logo can be seen on the screen of an iPhone. Photo: Silas Stein/dpa (Photo by Silas Stein/picture alliance via Getty Images)

The European Commission has opened two formal antitrust investigations into Apple’s App Store and its Apple Pay payment system.

The investigation into the App Store comes after a complaint from Spotify in March 2019 and a subsequent complaint from e-reader company Kobo over how Apple takes a 30 percent commission on every subscription signed up through its App Store in the first year, and then a 15 percent cut.

At the same time, the companies complained, Apple has promoted its own music and books services. The European Commission is also looking at whether App Store rules...

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07:02
Sonos Move AirPlay 2/Bluetooth speaker now boasts 11...

Sonos is upgrading its first portable Bluetooth speaker introduced last fall with more battery life and a new color option. The new Lunar White Sonos Move joins the Shadow Black version that launched in September, and pre-orders for the new finish start today. Existing Sonos Move customers can add an additional hour of battery life through a free software update.

more…

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07:00
Fantastical calendar app delivers work from home...

Fantastical is adding a variety of new features designed for people who have found themselves working from home recently. The popular calendar app now features conference call link detection, different calendars based on time of day, and more.

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06:56
Adobe and the end-of-life for Flash

Adobe:

As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020 (“EOL Date”).

And:

Open standards such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly have continually matured over the years and serve as viable alternatives for Flash content. Also, the major browser vendors are integrating these open standards into their browsers and deprecating most other plug-ins (like Adobe Flash Player).

And:

Adobe will be removing Flash Player download pages from its site and Flash-based content will be blocked from running in Adobe Flash Player after the EOL Date.

It’s been a long time since I’ve even seen Flash running on a device. When I hear someone talking about Flash, red lights go off in my head, all nostalgia has been pushed aside by thoughts of malware.

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06:49
Amazon issues AirPods Pro deal, matching record low...

On the heels of Verizon's AirPods Pro discount, Amazon has matched the all-time low price on Apple's popular wireless earphones, just in time for Father's Day.

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06:48
More Countries Implement Apple/Google API in Contact...

Germany, Poland, and Saudi Arabia are among the latest countries to implement Apple's and Google's jointly developed Exposure Notification API in their respective COVID-19 contact tracing apps, available on the App Store.

Apple released the Exposure Notification API as part of iOS 13.5 last month. At the time, Apple said that 22 countries had requested and received access to the API, with the U.S. states of Alabama, North Dakota, and South Carolina also committed to using the API. Some other participating countries include...

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06:46
Apple’s back to school promo is both better and...

For the first time ever, Apple has sweetened its back to school promo with something everyone wants: AirPods. However, the maximum savings are a lot less than previous years.

Apple’s Beats-centric back to school promo has never been all that enticing, but it did offer big savings on headphones. For example, Mac buyers last year could get a free pair of Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones worth $400, while iPad Pro and iPad Air buyers got $250 in credit toward the same high-end headphones. This year’s credit is capped at $159 no matter which product you buy.

Like previous years, the promotion applies to all new Mac purchases except the Mac mini, as well as the iPad Pro and iPad Air.

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06:41
Sonos Move software update grants hour of battery...

Sonos has released an updated version of its popular Sonos Move portable AirPlay 2 speaker in a "Lunar White" version, while all Move speakers are gaining an extra hour of battery life.

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06:41
ElevationHub adds USB, SD reader, and cable...

ElevationLab is out with a sharp new product today to help tame your MacBook charging cable and also give you back some legacy ports. The ElevationHub brings all of that directly to your original MacBook charging brick so you’re I/O flexibility is covered even if you don’t have your dongles.

more…

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06:29
MacRumors Exclusive: Get Nomad's Rugged Case...

Nomad is offering an exclusive discount to MacRumors readers this month, focusing on the company's Rugged Case for AirPods. You can get this accessory for $9.89 with the coupon code MACRUMORS67, down from an original price of $29.95. This offer will last through Tuesday, June 30.

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

The Rugged Case is available in Rustic Brown,...

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06:11
Germany’s contact tracing app using Apple API...

Yesterday’s report that Germany’s contact tracing app would launch today was correct. The country originally planning an app that captured location data and used a centralized database before privacy objections saw it make a U-turn and instead use the Apple/Google API.

The most staggering part of today’s confirmation, however, is that developing the coronavirus app – where the API does the heavy lifting, and Apple provided sample code to do much of the rest – somehow cost the government €20M ($22.7M) …

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06:08
Eve app for HomeKit updated with major improvements...

Two months after its last major update, Eve Systems is out with its newest version of its popular Eve HomeKit app with contextual menus, quick access to automation rules, and lot of little quality of life improvements.

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06:07
Adobe adds new features to Photoshop, with...

Adobe's flagship image editor gets bigger and better with updates to both its desktop and iPadOS versions — and Adobe continues to expand Sensei AI's role in its software suite.

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06:05
Future Magic Keyboards for iPads may have an Apple...

Apple’s Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro is a great, if pricey, accessory — see my review here — but one thing that’s missing is a good way to securely store an Apple Pencil. 

However, future versions, as well as the company’s other iPad covers/keyboards, may address this as Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,686,483) for an “accessory device having a retaining feature.”

The patent involves a shell that connects to the electronic device (which could, admittedly, be the iPad Pro itself rather than the Magic Keyboard). The accessory device for storage would sport an inner layer that would somehow allow the Apple Pencil to be charged via a Smart Connector.

Of course, it would be great if such an accessory — should it ever see the light of day — be an add-...

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06:01
How large is the Apple App Store ecosystem?

From a study commissioned by Apple, but independent in nature:

Originally offering approximately 500 apps for the iPhone and iPod touch, the App Store has grown to distribute millions of apps for the full suite of Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac laptops and desktops, and Apple Watch) in 175 countries. Cumulative downloads are in the hundreds of billions.

And:

The goal of this study is to capture total billings and sales generated through app developers’ various monetization strategies. In other words, our purpose is to estimate total billings and sales facilitated by the Apple App Store ecosystem. Our study accounts for billings generated through direct monetization via the App Store and sales generated through monetization outside the App Store.

With that last point in mind:

We estimate that the Apple App Store ecosystem...

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06:00
Adobe Adds New Features to Creative Cloud Apps

Adobe today announced the launch of new services and features for many of its Creative Cloud apps, focusing on the creativity renaissance that's happening while people are spending more time at home.

Adobe says its new updates are designed to introduce new ways for creative people to connect and learn, collaborate, and "produce whatever they can imagine" more quickly. New features are outlined below for each of Adobe's Creative Cloud software offerings.

Photoshop

Adobe is adding a Select Subject Portrait feature to Photoshop, which is an Adobe Sensei-powered feature that's designed to make it simple to select a person in an image and get all the details like hair and clothing with a single click.

Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop...

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06:00
Adobe brings linked editing to Photoshop and...

Adobe is releasing a wave of updates to nearly all of its Creative Cloud apps, including major additions and workflow improvements to Photoshop and Lightroom on iPad and Mac. The new updates will roll out to all Creative Cloud subscribers beginning today.

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06:00
Get the OXITEMP Smart Watch with Live Oximeter

Real fitness buffs know that the Apple Watch doesn’t offer a lot of functions that are necessary — like body temperature and blood oxygen levels. The OXITEMP Smart Watch with Live Oximeter ($49.95) may not have a vast library of apps like the Apple Watch, but it does have a low price point, an oximeter for measuring blood oxygen and approximate BP, and more.

This SmartWatch multitasks for you and beats all the other watches in features and functions. It's your own personal Live Thermometer that comes with a body temperature detector and tracker. It also has a Live Oximeter that tracks your Blood Oxygen Levels. The Pulse Monitor continuously...

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05:49
Apple’s ‘intelligent vent’ patent would make iPhones...

Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,684,656) for “intelligent vents for electronic devices” that would make the iPhone and Apple Watch even more waterproof.

In the patent data, Apple notes that electronic devices are often provided with housings having openings that allow airflow into the housing. The airflow can be used for temperature control and/or pressure measurements within the housing. However, challenges can arise when providing housing openings, particularly for portable electronic device that can be carried among different locations and environments. Apple’s solution: an iPhone/Apple Watch cover with an internal cavity and a sensor that detects and expels water.

Here’s the summary of the invention: “Aspects of the subject technology relate to electronic devices with intelligent barometric vents. An intelligent barometric vent may provide a moisture-resistant opening between an environment external to a housing of the device...

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05:48
Apple’s new action movie sale starts at $5, plus...

It’s Tuesday and that means a fresh batch of movie deals over at Apple. This time around you’ll find a number of $5 action films, plus discounted Disney titles from $8, and more. Plus the usual $1 rental of the week. Hit the jump for all of our top picks from the week.

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05:41
Apple faces two more antitrust complaints by the...

Another day, another lawsuit. Or two. Apple faces another European antitrust complaint, this time over its 30% cut on ebooks in the iBookStore, according to the Financial Times (a subscription is required to read the article).

The complaint was made to the European Commission, the European Commission’s antitrust investigative body, by Rakuten's Kobo subsidiary, Kobo alleges that Apple's commission rate is anti-competitive when it also promotes its own Apple Books service.

Rakuten Kobo Inc., or simply Kobo, is a Canadian company that sells e-books, audiobooks, e-readers and tablet computers. It’s headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and is a subsidiary of the Japanese e-commerce conglomerate Rakuten.

Apple is also facing formal investigation into alleged anticompetitive practices over both the App Store and Apple Pay. The European...

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05:37
Apple Watch, iPhone vents may gain protective covers...

Future iPhones and Apple Watches could have intelligent vent covers that could allow air to flow and cool components, while at the same time vaporizing any moisture to keep it from entering the device.

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05:32
Apple responds swiftly to two new EU Antitrust...

Earlier this morning Patently Apple posted a report titled "Kobo, the eBook Company, Joins Spotify in filing a complaint against Apple's App Store with the EU Antitrust Commission." A new report has now surfaced that the EU is in fact opening a formal investigation into two Apple services being the App Store and Apple Pay. Apple on Tuesday found itself...

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05:31
Apple chooses 350 WWDC20 Swift Student Challenge...

Apple has chosen 350 winners for its WWDC20 Swift Student Challenge. The company says the winners span 41 countries and regions and were selected based on their original Swift Playgrounds submission.

Apple is proud to support and nurture the next generation of developers through its annual WWDC student program — and it’s just one of the many ways that WWDC20 is recognizing and celebrating coders and innovators of all ages and backgrounds. For the first time ever, there will be a special collection of curated sessions perfect for budding coders and designers, and daily Swift Playgrounds challenges that anyone can participate in and enjoy.

Apple highlighted three of the winners in a press...

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05:29
New York attorney general wants Apple, Google to...

New York Attorney General Letitia James has called on Apple and Google to impose stricter rules on contact tracing apps, according to Business Insider.

While both tech giants have set out guidelines for apps built on their "exposure notification" application programming language (API), the same rules aren't enforced for third-party apps in their stores, the article adds. James has written to both companies requesting that only verified public health authorities can publish apps that transmit sensitive health information, along with other rules.

Business Insider says its recent investigation discovered that only a few U.S. states are interested in Apple and Google's own contact tracing technology.

On April 10, Apple and Google announced a joint effort to help governments and...

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05:22
Apple’s WWDC20 Swift Student Challenge winners...

When the Apple 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22 in a new virtual format, a global community of 23 million developers will have the opportunity to join from around the world for free through the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website. 

Now in its 31st year, WWDC20 will bring together the largest group of innovators and entrepreneurs ever assembled to connect, share, and create, according to Apple. Among them will be 350 Swift Student Challenge winners from 41 different countries and regions. 

The students were chosen based on their original Swift Playground submission, part of Apple’s annual WWDC student challenge, which recognizes and celebrates the next generation of coders and creators.

They include Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. These teens share a life goal best summed up by Ongele: “Make some tech and do...

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05:20
Apple highlights trio of student developer winners...

Apple has highlighted three of its Swift Student Challenge winners, just under a week before the 2020 WWDC begins.

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05:17
Apple announces winners of WWDC20 Swift Student...

When the Apple 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22 in a new virtual format, a global community of 23 million developers will have the opportunity to join from around the world for free through the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website. 

Now in its 31st year, WWDC20 will bring together the largest group of innovators and entrepreneurs ever assembled to connect, share, and create, according to Apple. Among them will be 350 Swift Student Challenge winners from 41 different countries and regions. 

The students were chosen based on their original Swift playground submission, part of Apple’s annual WWDC student challenge, which recognizes and celebrates the next generation of coders and creators.

They include Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. These teens share a life goal best summed up by Ongele: “Make some tech and do a whole lot of good along the way.” All three view...

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05:17
Apple announces winners of WWDC20 Swift Student...

When the Apple 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22 in a new virtual format, a global community of 23 million developers will have the opportunity to join from around the world for free through the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website. 

Now in its 31st year, WWDC20 will bring together the largest group of innovators and entrepreneurs ever assembled to connect, share, and create, according to Apple. Among them will be 350 Swift Student Challenge winners from 41 different countries and regions. 

The students were chosen based on their original Swift playground submission, part of Apple’s annual WWDC student challenge, which recognizes and celebrates the next generation of coders and creators.

They include Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. These teens share a life goal best summed up by Ongele: “Make some tech and do a whole lot of good along the way.” All three view...

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05:17
Apple announces winners of WWDC20 Swift Student...

When the Apple 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22 in a new virtual format, a global community of 23 million developers will have the opportunity to join from around the world for free through the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website. 

Now in its 31st year, WWDC20 will bring together the largest group of innovators and entrepreneurs ever assembled to connect, share, and create, according to Apple. Among them will be 350 Swift Student Challenge winners from 41 different countries and regions. 

The students were chosen based on their original Swift playground submission, part of Apple’s annual WWDC student challenge, which recognizes and celebrates the next generation of coders and creators.

They include Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. These teens share a life goal best summed up by Ongele: “Make some tech and do a whole lot of good along the way.” All three view...

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05:17
Apple announces winners of WWDC20 Swift Student...

When the Apple 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on June 22 in a new virtual format, a global community of 23 million developers will have the opportunity to join from around the world for free through the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website. 

Now in its 31st year, WWDC20 will bring together the largest group of innovators and entrepreneurs ever assembled to connect, share, and create, according to Apple. Among them will be 350 Swift Student Challenge winners from 41 different countries and regions. 

The students were chosen based on their original Swift playground submission, part of Apple’s annual WWDC student challenge, which recognizes and celebrates the next generation of coders and creators.

They include Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. These teens share a life goal best summed up by Ongele: “Make some tech and do a whole lot of good along the way.” All three view...

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05:06
Apple Announces Swift Student Challenge Winners...

Apple today highlighted some of the winners of its Swift Student Challenge ahead of WWDC 2020 next week, including Sofia Ongele, Palash Taneja, and Devin Green. There are 350 winners in total from 41 countries and regions.

Apple profiled three other winners in an App Store story, including Lars Augustin, Maria Fernanda Azolin, and Ritesh Kanchi. All students who participated in the challenge should be notified of their status by the end of the day.

In a normal year, the winners would have received free admission and accommodations for WWDC in San Jose, but this year's event is being held virtually. Each winner will still receive an exclusive WWDC 2020 jacket and pins and access to one-on-one developer labs...

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05:03
ElevationHub brings USB-A & SD card reader to...

Elevation Lab's new ElevationHub brings some cord management and some additional connectivity to Apple's USB-C power adapter.

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04:56
TikTok clone Zynn removed from App Store for...

TikTok clone Zynn, which unexpectedly topped the App Store charts last month, has now been removed from both Apple and Google app stores after complaints of plagiarism and pyramid selling …

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04:40
Strategy Analytics: Ultrawide chips on the threshold...

Strategy Analytics says the market for UWB [ultrawide band] systems and radio chips experienced a jump in 2019, and that new standards, chips, and applications mean a renaissance for UWB.

The research group says that Apple’s iPhone 11 models with the new U1 ultrawideband radio chip along with new automotive standards for remote keyless entry represent a major shift in UWB from relatively unknown to a market underdoing exciting growth to high volumes.

“New developments in semiconductor chip designs and process technology, new UWB standards, and the promise of UWB for precision location in real time have created strong interest for finding misplaced keys, secure remote keyless entry to cars and...

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04:40
Strategy Analytics: Ultrawide chips on the threshold...

Strategy Analytics says the market for UWB [ultrawide band] systems and radio chips experienced a jump in 2019, and that new standards, chips, and applications mean a renaissance for UWB.

The research group says that Apple’s iPhone 11 models with the new U1 ultrawideband radio chip along with new automotive standards for remote keyless entry represent a major shift in UWB from relatively unknown to a market underdoing exciting growth to high volumes.

“New developments in semiconductor chip designs and process technology, new UWB standards, and the promise of UWB for precision location in real time have created strong interest for finding misplaced keys, secure remote keyless entry to cars and...

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04:40
Strategy Analytics: Ultrawide chips on the threshold...

Strategy Analytics says the market for UWB [ultrawide band] systems and radio chips experienced a jump in 2019, and that new standards, chips, and applications mean a renaissance for UWB.

The research group says that Apple’s iPhone 11 models with the new U1 ultrawideband radio chip along with new automotive standards for remote keyless entry represent a major shift in UWB from relatively unknown to a market underdoing exciting growth to high volumes.

“New developments in semiconductor chip designs and process technology, new UWB standards, and the promise of UWB for precision location in real time have created strong interest for finding misplaced keys, secure remote keyless entry to cars and...

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04:40
Strategy Analytics: Ultrawide chips on the threshold...

Strategy Analytics says the market for UWB [ultrawide band] systems and radio chips experienced a jump in 2019, and that new standards, chips, and applications mean a renaissance for UWB.

The research group says that Apple’s iPhone 11 models with the new U1 ultrawideband radio chip along with new automotive standards for remote keyless entry represent a major shift in UWB from relatively unknown to a market underdoing exciting growth to high volumes.

“New developments in semiconductor chip designs and process technology, new UWB standards, and the promise of UWB for precision location in real time have created strong interest for finding misplaced keys, secure remote keyless entry to cars and...

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04:30
Apple wins a Patent for Future Foldable devices like...

Today Apple was granted a patent by The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for yet another new idea of using fabric hinges that could apply to designs for a possible dual display iPhone and/or iPad Pro, a MacBook or MacBook-like device along with future accessories including folio types.

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04:17
European Commission launches antitrust probes over...

The EU's antitrust authorities has officially launched two investigations into Apple, specifically surrounding the App Store and with Apple Pay.

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04:17
2020 Apple Design Awards to be announced June 29

The 2020 Apple Design Awards will be announced on June 29 — one week after the start of the 2020 Worldwide Developer Conference. The awards honor the most innovative macOS and iOS apps as well as the best and most creative uses of Apple’s products — at least as determined by Apple.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:17
2020 Apple Design Awards to be announced June 29

The 2020 Apple Design Awards will be announced on June 29 — one week after the start of the 2020 Worldwide Developer Conference. The awards honor the most innovative macOS and iOS apps as well as the best and most creative uses of Apple’s products — at least as determined by Apple.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:17
2020 Apple Design Awards to be announced June 29

The 2020 Apple Design Awards will be announced on June 29 — one week after the start of the 2020 Worldwide Developer Conference. The awards honor the most innovative macOS and iOS apps as well as the best and most creative uses of Apple’s products — at least as determined by Apple.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:17
2020 Apple Design Awards to be announced June 29

The 2020 Apple Design Awards will be announced on June 29 — one week after the start of the 2020 Worldwide Developer Conference. The awards honor the most innovative macOS and iOS apps as well as the best and most creative uses of Apple’s products — at least as determined by Apple.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:14
New York’s attorney general asks Apple and Google to...

New York attorney general Letitia James has asked Apple and Google to vet contact tracing apps submitted to their app stores to distinguish official from unofficial ones, and to ensure that they protect user privacy.

Apple has already taken one step in this direction, but New York wants the company to go further …

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04:09
Apple sends out invites to WWDC keynote

Apple has sent out invites to the media to tune in to the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, June 22.

“Join us for the first all-online WWDC, kicking off on June 22 with a Special Event Keynote coming to you from ‌Apple Park‌,” reads the invitation.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:09
Apple sends out invites to WWDC keynote

Apple has sent out invites to the media to tune in to the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, June 22.

“Join us for the first all-online WWDC, kicking off on June 22 with a Special Event Keynote coming to you from ‌Apple Park‌,” reads the invitation.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:09
Apple sends out invites to WWDC keynote

Apple has sent out invites to the media to tune in to the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, June 22.

“Join us for the first all-online WWDC, kicking off on June 22 with a Special Event Keynote coming to you from ‌Apple Park‌,” reads the invitation.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:09
Apple sends out invites to WWDC keynote

Apple has sent out invites to the media to tune in to the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, June 22.

“Join us for the first all-online WWDC, kicking off on June 22 with a Special Event Keynote coming to you from ‌Apple Park‌,” reads the invitation.

Apple will host its annual WWDC next week in a new online format “packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike.” The online event will be an opportunity for millions of creative and innovative developers to get early access to the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and engage with Apple engineers as they work to build app experiences that enrich the lives of Apple customers around the globe, says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, in a press release. 

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04:00
A hello to ARMs: The next generation of Apple tropes

Rumors are running rampant—as that is the only way they know how to run—that Apple will announce at WWDC that it is ditching using Intel chips in Macs in favor of its A-series chips.

Ah, rumors. How The Macalope loves to watch you stride majestically across the plains, moving in waves as if like the murmuration of starlings and, yes, sometimes tripping on your own hooves and falling face-first into a ravine, bouncing comically down the side until exploding like a Pinto packed with dynamite.

(Every serving of The Macalope comes with a free mixed metaphor salad.)

Surely this will come as a great disappointment to Rob Enderle who five years ago said the only smart move for Apple would be to give up making its own ARM chips and use those of Qualcomm instead. And the fact that Qualcomm was a client of Enderle’s certainly had nothing to do with it. Please....

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04:00
Eve 4.3 offers quicker access to HomeKit features

Eve is launching Eve 4.3 today. The upgrade of the app that works with all HomeKit-enabled apps from Eve brings quicker access to all of HomeKit’s features, improved customization options, and improvements for the newest members of the Eve family, Eve Cam and Eve Window Guard. 

Apple's HomeKit is a framework that allows control of compatible home automation devices through iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Siri. With Eve 4.3, you can touch and hold almost anywhere to unlock the power of context menus such as:

° At a Glance, which allows you to control an accessory, set a scene that it’s part of, and view all accessory details;

° Room Overview, which allows you to instantly toggle all lights in a room and refine room settings in a snap;

° Accessory Details & Types, which allows you to jump back and forth between individual accessories’ details;

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03:54
Rakuten joins Spotify in demanding EU investigation...

Japanese retail giant Rakuten has joined Spotify in making an antitrust complaint to the European Union against Apple, this time complaining about how subsidiary Kobo has to pay a 30% commission on e-books it sells via the app while Apple promotes the competing Apple Books.

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03:50
EU Announces Investigations into App Store In-App...

The European Commission today said it has opened two formal antitrust investigations into Apple's App Store and Apple Pay mobile payment system.

The first investigation will assess whether Apple's rules for app developers on the distribution of apps via the ‌App Store‌ violate EU competition rules.

It will focus in particular on the mandatory use of Apple's own in-app purchases system and restrictions on the ability of developers to inform iPhone and iPad users of alternative cheaper purchasing possibilities outside of apps.

The investigation follows up on separate complaints by Spotify and...

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03:37
Another analyst believes Apple will not include...

In May, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo raised the idea that Apple is not planning to include its wired EarPod earbuds in the iPhone 12 box, as it has done with all previous iPhone models.

Now, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives is also saying that he is hearing the same: “our checks that likely no wired EarPods will come in the iPhone 12 box/packaging”. Ultimately, this will help Apple drive sales of its wireless AirPods earbuds ever higher.

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03:24
Apple and Google pressured to block unofficial...

New York's Attorney General wants Apple and Google to limit all coronavirus contact tracing apps except those developed by public health agencies.

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03:23
Apple is Granted a Patent for a Next-Gen Optical...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's patent behind a future version of their TrueDepth camera used for 3D mapping of scenes and Face ID. The patent covers an improved dot or pattern projection system / optoelectronic apparatus.

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03:15
Apple offers AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU as build-to-...

In a somewhat quiet update, Apple on Monday announced a new graphics processing unit option for the 16-inch MacBook Pro notebook. Users can now order an AMD Radeon Pro 5600M, complete with 8GB of HBM2 memory, and 40 compute units, as a discrete processor. The new option stands as 75 percent faster than the Radeon Pro 5500M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory.

The memory for the 5600M is integrated into the 7nm 5600M and has 394 GB/s of bandwidth. In a press release from AMD, the 5600M “delivers up to 5.3 TFLOPS of single-precision (FP32) floating point performance.”

This option tacks on an extra $800 for the $2,399 model, and $700 for the $2,799 notebook.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

Via Macworld and Apple.com...

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03:15
WWDC 2020: What we might expect Apple to announce on...

Apple’s annual WWDC event is always a big deal. It’s our first look at the new operating systems that will ship to the public in the fall, and often a place where Apple unveils new hardware. In recent years, we’ve seen Apple Music, the HomePod, the iMac Pro, and the Mac Pro announced at WWDC, in addition to new operating systems and updates to the current Macs.

This year is a little different. COVID-19 has caused Apple to change WWDC into an online-only event and to hold it later in June than it typically does. Still, the week-long developer conference will be preceded by a streaming video Special Event, where we expect lots of big announcements.

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03:11
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2020 14.3 - Digital video...

Premiere Pro CC 2020 is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for as little as $52.99/month. The price on display is a price for annual by-monthly plan for Adobe Premiere Pro only

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2020 lets you edit video faster than ever before. Dozens of brand-new features include a redesigned timeline, improved media management, and streamlined color grading. And it's just the beginning: You'll get access to new features the moment they're released. Your entire creative world, together in one place. Only in Creative Cloud.

Note: The downloadable file is an installer that will install the app when opened.



Version 14.3:

  • Use Adobe Stock audio within Premiere Pro - you can now search, download, and license royalty-free audio soundtracks from Adobe Stock via the Essential...
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03:07
Adobe Animate CC 2020 20.5 - Animation authoring...

Animate CC 2020 is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for as little as $20.99/month (or $9.99/month if you're a previous Flash Professional customer).

Animate CC 2020 (was Flash CC) lets you share work directly from within the application and get access to new features the moment they're released. Your entire creative world, together in one place. Work faster than ever before with a 64-bit architecture, a new streamlined user interface, and more connected tools. Create HTML content and export high-definition video and audio.

Animate CC 2020 is part of Creative Cloud. That means you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they're available. You can use Save to Cloud to keep your files organized across multiple computers. And Creative Cloud is integrated with Behance, so you can share your projects and get immediate...

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03:02
European Commission announces probes into App Store...

Update: Apple responded to the announcement with a short statement: “It’s disappointing the European Commission is advancing baseless complaints from a handful of companies who simply want a free ride, and don’t want to play by the same rules as everyone else”.

Apple is now formally facing investigations on its conduct regarding the App Store and Apple Pay. European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager today said that the probes are a priority and revolve around Apple’s role as gatekeeper.

The Apple Pay investigation will look into whether Apple unfairly locked out competing contactless payment services by restricting the use of the NFC chip inside iPhones. The App Store investigation centers on the mandatory use of Apple In-App Purchase system for third-party apps, and the 30% revenue cut that implies.

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03:00
Apple expands zero percent financing via Apple Card...

The Apple Card zero percent financing program has been expanded beyond iPhones to include more products.

The expansion now allows customers to purchase AirPods Pro headphones, the Apple Pencil, iPads, and Macs via an Apple Card with zero percent interest. The offer differs based on the product, and iPad Pros and Macs provide zero percent interest for a 12-month period. Cheaper products like AirPods have the option for six months.

Even Apple’s most expensive products, such as the Mac Pro with the Pro Display XDR, are available for the program. Accessories are also included, such as the Magic Keyboard for iPads and the Apple Pencil.

Finally, customers will receive an incentive of three percent cash back upon purchasing an Apple product with an Apple Card.

Customers can start with Apple Monthly Card installments by selecting the option during checkout and completing the purchase. They can also manage their monthly payments via the Wallet app on iOS....

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03:00
Channel Master Smartenna+ review: This TV antenna...

Lots of companies call their products “smart,” but it’s more than hyperbole in this case.

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02:59
Adobe Creative Cloud 5.1.0.407 - Access Adobe apps...

Adobe Creative Cloud costs $20.99/month for a single app, or $52.99/month for the entire suite.

Introducing Adobe Creative Cloud desktop applications, including Adobe Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC. They're the next generation of CS tools. Get hundreds of all-new features. Keep your entire creative world in sync: files, feedback from team members, fonts, settings, and updates. And, as always, your applications live on your desktop, not in a browser and not in the cloud.

With Creative Cloud, your entire creative world is synced and organized for you across multiple devices. Track comments posted to shared files, keep tabs on your work and your followers on Behance, respond to invitations to join a project folder, manage your fonts, download the latest product updates, and more.

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02:45
Germany launches coronavirus tracing app using Apple...

The German government has released its COVID-19 contact tracing app for iOS and Android, and is urging the local population to download it.

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02:42
Adobe InDesign 15.1 - Professional print and digital...

InDesign is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for as little as $20.99/month (or $9.99/month if you're a previous InDesign customer).

Adobe InDesign is part of Creative Cloud. That means you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they're available. Sharpen your skills and master new tools with a rich and growing library of training videos. And Creative Cloud is integrated with Behance, so you can share your projects and get immediate feedback from creatives around the world.



Version 15.1:

  • Share for review - Share your designs for review, add comments, and manage feedback seamlessly without having to leave InDesign
  • Adobe Fonts Auto-Activation - InDesign automatically finds and activates missing fonts from Adobe Fonts
  • Place video URL from media panel -...
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02:38
Adobe Lightroom Classic 9.3 - Import, develop, and...

You can download Lightroom for Mac as a part of Creative Cloud for only $9.99/month with Photoshop, included as part of the photography package.

The latest version of Lightroom gives you all of the photo-editing powers to turn your photography into a masterpiece. Take your images to the next level with the most advanced all-in-one software solution for macOS.

Enhance and manage images with a desktop-optimized application

Adobe Lightroom for Mac is a complete package with top-notch photo-editing and organizing tools. Embody your boldest ideas using an incredible imaging toolset. Harness the power of Lightroom to manage your photos, make state-of-the-art adjustments, and present your artworks in beautiful print layouts, digital presentations, and online galleries.

Drive inspiration creating your best photos ever

A camera lens does not always see a scene as you see it within your eyes. Enhance your...

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02:38
Apple Faces New EU Antitrust Complaint Over 30% App...

Apple is facing another European antitrust complaint, this time over its 30 percent cut on ebooks in the App Store. The complaint was made to the European Commission by Rakuten's Kobo subsidiary, which alleges that Apple's commission rate is anti-competitive when it also promotes its own Apple Books service.

According to a Financial Times report, Kobo argues that having to pay Apple 30 percent commission on each ebook that it sells through the ‌App Store‌ via the Kobo app makes it next to impossible to turn a profit, whereas Apple's own Bookstore means it doesn't have to take an equivalent revenue cut.

The complaint is similar to one that Spotify filed with the EC in March 2019. Spotify...

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02:29
Adobe Photoshop 21.2 - Professional image editor.

You can download Photoshop for Mac as a part of Creative Cloud for only $20.99/month (or $9.99/month if you have purchased an earlier software version).

Adobe Photoshop remains the gold standard in the photo-editing software used by thousands of creative individuals worldwide. Enhance images and create the graphic design in a user-friendly digital studio with an extensive suite of retouching tools.

Features

Easier masking with a new frame tool

Enjoy simpler and faster masking using a new frame tool. Easily place shapes and text into placeholder frames and fill them with images. To create elliptical or rectangular shapes, choose the Frame Tool + "K."

You can place an image into a frame by dragging an Adobe Stock asset, choosing a library asset from the Libraries toolbar, or uploading it from a local disk. The framed pictures are always placed as Smart Objects so as you can scale them...

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02:25
Adobe InCopy 15.0.3 - Create streamlined editorial...

InCopy is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for $52.99/month (or $4.99/month for InCopy app only).

Adobe InCopy, ideal for large team projects involving both written copy and design work, provides copywriters and editors with a powerful tool to style text, collaborate through track changes, and make simple layout modifications that integrate effortlessly with InDesign.



Version 15.0.3:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • macOS 10.13 or later
  • 4 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)
  • 3.5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 32-bit video card (supports Retina display)
  • Internet connection...

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02:22
Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.387 - Plug-in plays...

Adobe Flash Player is a cross-platform, browser-based application runtime that provides uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across browsers and operating systems. Pepper Flash plugin is built for Chromium-based browsers, i.e. Chrome, Opera, Chromium etc.



Version 32.0.0.387:

  • Security fixes



  • OS X 10.10 or later
  • Latest versions of Safari or Firefox recommended



Download Now

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02:15
Apple Wins a patent for the original Entry-Level...

Apple has been working on different kinds of future eyeware since at least 2008 when today's granted patent was originally filed.

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02:09
Adobe After Effects 17.1 - Create professional...

After Effects is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for $52.99/month (or $20.99/month for a single app license).

The new, more connected After Effects can make the impossible possible. Get powerful new features like a Live 3D Pipeline that brings CINEMA 4D scenes in as layers - without intermediate rendering. Share work directly from within the application and get access to new features the moment they're released. Your entire creative world, together in one place.

After Effects is part of Creative Cloud. That means you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they're available. Sharpen your skills and master new tools with a rich library of training videos. And Creative Cloud is integrated with Behance, so you can share your projects and get immediate feedback from creatives around the world...

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02:06
Apple’s App Store faces another anticompetitive...

Apple is facing another anticompetitive complaint, this time filed by Rakuten who own the Kobo ebook brand. The Financial Times reports that Kobo is filing a formal complaint that it cannot fairly compete against Apple Books in the App Store while it is subjected to sharing 30% of revenue from purchases made in the Kobo app.

Kobo is currently forced to sell all of its content through its website to avoid paying Apple 30% of revenues. This means customers cannot conveniently buy books inside of the app itself.

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02:06
New York Attorney General Asks Apple and Google to...

Apple and Google have been asked by New York's Attorney General to do more to prevent sensitive health data from being collected by third-party contact tracing apps.

According to Business Insider, AG Letitia James sent letters to both companies and urged them to impose tighter restrictions on the apps if they are to be available in their app stores, following concerns that some of the apps have not been properly vetted.

"As businesses open back up and Americans venture outdoors, technology can be an invaluable tool in helping us battle the coronavirus," said Attorney General James. "But some companies may seek to take advantage of consumers and use personal information to advertise, mine data, and...

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01:28
Kobo, the eBook Company, Joins Spotify in filing a...

As we await to learn whether Apple's CEO Tim Cook will be going to Washington to testify at the Antitrust probe as requested by Antitrust subcommittee chairman David Cicilline, we're now learning that Apple is facing yet another antitrust complaint in Europe by Kobo

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00:51
Notability 4.3 - Note-taking and annotation made...

Notability is a powerful note-taker to annotate documents, sketch ideas, record lectures, take notes and more. It combines, typing, handwriting, audio recording, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs. With iCloud support, your notes are always available on iPad, iPhone and Mac. Anytime, anywhere.

Notability is optimized for Mac:

  • Quickly create notes by dragging documents, photos, or audio recordings from the desktop and dropping onto the library.
  • Enhance notes by dragging photos, audio recordings, and PDFs from the desktop and dropping onto a note.
  • Get more done with smart keyboard shortcuts.
  • Handwriting and sketches can be scaled, transformed, free and constrained rotated, nudged (with arrow keys), and restyled.
  • Notes look the same on Mac, iPad, and iPhone.

Capture memorable notes with these essential features:

  • Type reports and outlines in a variety of fonts, sizes...
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00:30
Philips Hue announces new 1600 lumen smart bulb,...

Signify has announced a trio of new Philips Hue lighting accessories today. The lineup includes a 1600 lumen Hue bulb, a new Bluetooth Lightstrip Plus, and a refreshed version of the Philips Hue Bloom table lamp. Head below for the details.

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00:30
Philips Hue Line Gains Brighter A21 Bulb, Bluetooth...

The Philips Hue line of lights is gaining several new additions this summer, including a bright white bulb, a Bluetooth version of the Lightstrip Plus, and a revamped Hue Bloom.

Priced at $20, the new Philips Hue White A21 bulb is the brightest bulb in the Hue lineup with 1,600 lumen output that's equivalent to a 100W bulb. That's much brighter than the standard Hue White and Color Ambiance bulbs, which are 60W equivalent. The Hue White A21 bulb can fully illuminate a kitchen, garage, or other room, plus it offers wireless dimming. It will launch in late July.

Also new is the Bluetooth-enabled Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, a Bluetooth version of the popular Hue Lightstrip Plus that connects to WiFi. This new Bluetooth model does not require a hub to work, though it is compatible with the Hue hub. Up to eight extensions can be added.

A two-meter Bluetooth Lightstrip will be available from Target for $79.99 starting...

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00:30
Philips Hue’s latest smart bulb is blindingly bright

Today, Philips Hue is revealing its brightest smart bulb yet. The new Philips Hue White A21 bulb boasts an output of 1600 lumen, which is the equivalent of a traditional 100W bulb. The brand says it’s enough to light a kitchen or garage, and if it’s...

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00:29
In Q1 Apple iPhones won the Global Premium...

Despite the market hit by COVID-19 in Q1, Apple's iPhones were still able to win the premium smartphone title in 6 out of 7 global markets with 4 out of the top 5 models.

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00:25
Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.3.12 - Connect to...

Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac is an application that allows connecting to virtual apps or another PC remotely. Discover the power of Windows with Remote Desktop designed to help you manage your work from any location over a network connection.

Features:

  • With Microsoft RDP client software, you can get access to a remote computer, while this PC must run RDP server software.
  • Remote Desktop Connection for Mac gives you access to remote resources posted by your admin.
  • Ensure a secure connection to your data and apps.
  • Enjoy HD video and audio streaming.
  • Remote desktop for Mac redirects your clipboard, folders, microphones, and cameras.
  • Easily connect to several screens and projectors for presentations.
  • Manage local files on your Mac from your Windows apps with the Mac version of Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  • Download Remote Desktop for Mac to enjoy an exciting multi-touch experience...
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00:20
New ElevationHub Combines Cord Management With SD...

ElevationLab today announced the launch of the ElevationHub, a unique product that combines cable management with an SD card slot and USB-A 3.0 port.

The ElevationHub attaches to the power adapter of a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, adding a rubberized velcro-lined strap that keeps the USB-C cord wound up while also delivering extra ports that MacBook models no longer have.

ElevationLab says that the ElevationHub was designed to "perfectly meet the geometry" of USB-C MacBook chargers, turning it into a single unit. It works with the 30W, 61W, 87W, and 96W power adapter options from Apple, though passthrough charging is limited to 61W.

The ElevationHub can be purchased standalone or with a six-foot braided USB-C 3.0 cord available for an extra $10. ElevationLab says the cord provides 10x faster data...

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00:15
New York AG asks Google and Apple to vet third-party...

Both Apple and Google are having a hard time regulating all the third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps that popped up on their app stores recently, as people begin to venture out of their homes. As The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this mon...

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00:06
How much is your iPhone 8 / 8 Plus worth right now?

So you have an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus laying around, and you’re wondering what it’s worth. Great, you’ve come to the right place! You might be surprised how simple it is to ditch your old iPhone 8 or 8 Plus and get on with updating to the latest iPhone. But first, let’s find out how much it’s worth and how to get the most value for your trade.

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00:01
How to turn off Mac phone calls temporarily or...

Tired of being interrupted by phone calls ringing through from your iPhone on your computer? Read along for how to turn off Mac phone calls, both temporarily and permanently.

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Monday June 15

22:06
Nintendo's 'Jump Rope Challenge' is a...

With pandemic-related lockdowns and the release of Animal Crossing, simply getting a Switch has been hard enough. Even if you obtain one, if you’d also like to play Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure for a quick at-home workout then good luck — it’s been...

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20:17
US regulators will share automated vehicle test data...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a new initiative that will give you access to more information on automotive vehicle tests conducted by various companies. It’s a voluntary effort called Automated Vehicle Transp...

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19:24
HTC's Vive XR Suite lets people work together...

It’s been a while since HTC teased its next-gen VR gear, so we were half-expecting some new headsets at today’s virtual conference. Instead, the company appears to be shifting focus to something arguably more vital to its business: services. Today’s...

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19:17
∞ On this day: Rossi vs Lorenzo

The Italian Rossi was the GOAT. The Spaniard Lorenzo was the young upstart. They didn’t much like each other. Rossi wanted to show his teammate and bitter rival he still had what it took to beat him. The fact that it was in Spain made it even sweeter.

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18:55
NASA details how to maintain a secure IT environment...

If you’ve read my coverage of Apple in the enterprise on 9to5Mac, you know that I am a heavy user of Jamf for my school. Securing an Apple environment in a K-12 school is one thing, but how do you secure an IT network with NASA? more…

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18:42
Google's Home speaker could get a Nest-branded...

A few weeks ago, the Google Store listed the Google Home smart speaker as “no longer available.” Now, we might know why. According to 9to5Google, the company is planning on a new Nest-branded smart speaker that is more in line with the minimalist loo...

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18:19
[Sponsor] Danilo Campos

I’m Danilo Campos, an iOS developer and product designer since 2008. I sponsored DF this week to share two things:

  • My new iPhone app, Tallymander
  • I’m available on a freelance basis for product planning, interaction design, and iOS/macOS engineering

Tallymander is a tool for gathering and analyzing numerical data. Spreadsheets never quite hit the spot for me in a mobile context, so this is an attempt to reimagine them for your pocket.

I built Tallymander with SwiftUI, and I know my way around Objective-C, Swift, AppKit and UIKit.

Let’s talk about your project.

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17:55
How we’re helping teachers and students with...

These new Teams features make virtual classrooms—and every meeting—more natural, engaging, and secure.

The post How we’re helping teachers and students with Microsoft Teams appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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17:55
How we’re helping teachers and students with...

These new Teams features make virtual classrooms—and every meeting—more natural, engaging, and secure.

The post How we’re helping teachers and students with Microsoft Teams appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog.

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17:45
Ahead of WWDC, Apple's Developer App Adds Mac...

Ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference starting next week, the company has today launched a new version of its Apple Developer App to better support its plans for the virtual event. TechCrunch reports: Notably, the app has been made available for Mac for the first time, in addition to a redesign and other minor feature updates. With the needs of an entirely virtual audience in mind, Apple has redesigned the app's Discover section to make it easier for developers to catch up on the latest stories, news, videos and more, the company says. This section will be regularly updated with "actionable" content, Apple notes, including the latest news, recommendations on implementing new features, and information about inspiring engineers and designers, alongside new videos.

It has also updated its Browse tab where users search for existing sessions, videos, articles and news, including the over 100 technical and design-focused videos found in the WWDC tab. The WWDC tab has...

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17:22
Throwback video offers hands-on look at the first-...

You may not remember, but the first Apple TV was introduced in 2007 and it was quite different from what Apple TV has become now. Even though the original model can’t run apps or have access to Apple TV+, there are still some fun things that more willing users can do with it, including running a full version of Mac OS X.

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16:49
Apple's AirPods Pro are at their lowest ever...

You might want to act quickly if you’ve been waiting for a sale on Apple’s AirPods Pro. Amazon is selling the noise-cancelling true wireless earbuds for $220 — that’s $30 off the usual sticker, and the lowest price we’ve seen on Amazon to date. That’...

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16:12
Roku discounts its streaming devices ahead of Father...

Roku is hoping that you’ll buy a media streaming device for Father’s Day, and it’s running a sale on its players to match. Retailers like Amazon and Best Buy are selling Roku’s lineup significantly below their official prices, and it might be temptin...

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15:52
Nomad launches 20% off sitewide sale for Father...

Popular accessory maker Nomad is knocking 20% off chargers, cases and cables for your Apple Watch, MacBook Pro, AirPods, iPhone and more with a special Father's Day coupon.

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15:21
US lets companies work with Huawei on 5G standards

The US is bending its hardline stance on Huawei... if only very slightly. The Commerce Department has instituted a rule allowing American companies to participate in developing standards where Huawei is involved, such as 5G wireless, AI and self-driv...

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15:05
What Will macOS 10.16 Be Called: Mammoth, Monterey,...

Every year heading into WWDC, one question on many Mac fans' minds is what Apple will choose as the name for the next version of macOS. The tradition dates all the way back to the beginning of Mac OS X with its big cat names, and then in 2013 Apple shifted to Calfornia-themed names with the unveiling of OS X Mavericks.

Back in the early days after the debut of OS X Mavericks, we discovered a total of over 20 California-themed trademark applications filed by various limited liability companies that were all but certain to be shell companies created by Apple to hide its identity.

Over time, some of the trademarks like Yosemite, Sierra, and Mojave were indeed used by Apple for its major Mac operating system updates, while trademark applications for many of the other names have been abandoned.

In last...

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15:05
What Will macOS 10.16 Be Called: Mammoth, Monterey,...

Every year heading into WWDC, one question on many Mac fans' minds is what Apple will choose as the name for the next version of macOS. The tradition dates all the way back to the beginning of Mac OS X with its big cat names, and then in 2013 Apple shifted to Calfornia-themed names with the unveiling of OS X Mavericks.

Back in the early days after the debut of OS X Mavericks, we discovered a total of over 20 California-themed trademark applications filed by various limited liability companies that were all but certain to be shell companies created by Apple to hide its identity.

Over time, some of the trademarks like Yosemite, Sierra, and Mojave were indeed used by Apple for its major Mac operating system updates, while trademark applications for many of the other names have been abandoned.

In last...

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14:43
Icon of rumored iMac redesign revealed in iOS 14

An icon representing a new generation of iMac, reportedly found within a leaked build of iOS 14, appears to show off a fresh design with all-around uniform bezels.

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14:37
Prior to WWDC20, Apple Pumps up the Volume about the...

Next Monday Apple's WWDC20 begins and Apple is trying to pump up the volume and get their developers psyched-out leading up to the event about the success of the App Store for which they develop for.

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14:32
Create custom Apple Watch screenshots with ‘...

If for some reason you ever needed to create a custom screenshot with an Apple Watch frame, you know it’s not the easiest thing to do on an iPhone or iPad. With the new Watchshot app, not only can you create these screenshots easily, but you can also combine them with a range of Apple Watch models.

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14:23
The 2021 Oscars are delayed due to the coronavirus...

The 2021 Oscars have been postponed for two months to April 25th, 2021, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The coronavirus pandemic was cited as the reason for the date change. As a result, movies released as late as Feb...

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14:10
App Store generated half a trillion dollars in 2019...

An independent economic study found that the App Store supported $519 billion in commerce throughout 2019, Apple announced on Monday.

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14:03
Six former eBay employees charged in a bizarre...

A handful of high-ranking former eBay staff allegedly carried out a bizarre cyberstalking campaign that involved sending a preserved fetal pig, bloody pig Halloween mask, funeral wreath, book on surviving the loss of a spouse and pornography to a cou...

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14:00
Apple touts new study showing that the App Store...

In a new post on its Newsroom website today, Apple touts that the App Store ecosystem supported $519 billion in billings and sales globally in 2019 alone. This data is based on a study conducted by independent economists at the Analysis Group.

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Apple Says App Store Ecosystem Supported Over $500B...

Apple today announced that its App Store ecosystem supported $519 billion in billings and sales worldwide in 2019, based on an independent study conducted by Analysis Group, an economic consulting firm in the United States.

Since the App Store launched in 2008, developers have earned over $155 billion from app and in-app purchases, with a quarter of those earnings occurring in 2019. However, the App Store also facilitates the sale of a wide variety of physical goods and services, ranging from Uber and Lyft rides to Postmates and DoorDash deliveries, which the study found accounted for $413 billion of the last year's total.

Of this $413 billion, some categories include:

  • $268 billion from retail apps such as Target, Best Buy, and Etsy
  • $57 billion from travel apps such as Expedia and...

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13:59
T-Mobile issue sparks widespread outage reports...

A problem with voice and data service on T-Mobile's network appears to be causing widespread outage reports across the U.S., including complaints from users on other networks.

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13:49
Hidden 'CarKey' privacy policy in iOS 13.6...

Text relating to Apple's rumored "CarKey" feature has been discovered buried in iOS 13.5.1 and the first iOS 13.6 beta, suggesting a launch could be just over the horizon.

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13:26
Sony Recalls TOUGH SD Cards Due to Data Corruption

Sony has recalled a number of its SD cards due to possible data corruption, and the company will replace them for free through 31 March 2022.

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13:23
T-Mobile outage finally ends after more than twelve...

T-Mobile’s network is having an issue with voice and data service. There was a huge spike in outage reports on Down Detector starting at around 1 PM ET today, with many people across the US suggesting on that site and Twitter that they’re having prob...

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13:12
Instagram will review how harassment and...

Instagram’s top executive says the company will review its harassment and verification policies, as well as how the app recommends content, in an effort to “elevate Black voices” on its platform.In a statement, Instagram Head Adam Mosseri promised to...

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13:11
CarKey Privacy Policy Detailed in iOS 13.5.1,...

Buried in the iOS 13.5.1 update, there's a privacy policy for the "CarKey" feature that Apple has in the works, suggesting that a launch could perhaps be coming soon. CarKey is designed to allow an iPhone or Apple Watch to be used in lieu of a physical key in certain vehicles with NFC connectivity.

First noticed by German site iPhone-ticker.de, the CarKey privacy info can be found in the current iOS 13.5.1 release and the iOS 13.6 beta. There's no word yet on when CarKey will be released, but quite a bit of info about the feature has leaked over the course of the last few months as signs of it have shown up in...

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12:53
Apple's Foldable iPhone Prototype Allegedly...

Apple is working on a foldable iPhone prototype that features two separate display panels that are connected by a hinge rather than a single display like the Samsung Galaxy Fold, according to leaker Jon Prosser who shared the info in a tweet.

Prosser says that the foldable ‌iPhone‌ has rounded, stainless steel edges like the current iPhone 11 and no notch, but a "tiny forehead" on the outer display for Face ID.

The memes are funny — but it doesn’t look like they just stuck two phones together.

Even though they’re two separate panels, when the displays are extended, it looks fairly continuous and seamless.

— ‌Jon Prosser‌ (@jon_prosser) June 15, 2020

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12:50
Apple Rolls Out Two Professional Mac Upgrades Before...

Apple has rolled out an ultra-high-end graphics option for the 16-inch MacBook Pro and do-it-yourself SSD upgrades for the Mac Pro.

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12:45
All four major carriers reportedly experiencing...

What looks like a major outage has hit T-Mobile while Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint this afternoon are also seeing downtime. Hundreds of thousands of T-Mobile customers are saying they can’t make calls and texts with some having no Internet connection too. The issues for all four carriers appear to be nationwide.

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All four major carriers reportedly experiencing...

What looks like a major outage has hit T-Mobile while Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint this afternoon are also seeing downtime. Hundreds of thousands of T-Mobile customers are saying they can’t make calls and texts with some having no Internet connection too. The issues for all four carriers appear to be nationwide.

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12:44
How to reset your Apple Watch password

If you've not worn your Apple Watch in a while, you may have forgotten your passcode. Our helpful guide will walk you through the process of getting back into your watch, and how to set a new Apple Watch passcode.

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12:32
'Fortnite' is flooding

As leaks suggested, water will play a bigger role than ever in Fortnite following today’s Device event. When players hopped back into the game after the event was over, there was a giant, encroaching wall of H2O around the active play area. It replac...

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12:20
Upcoming iPhone Car Key feature described in iOS 13....

We have been reporting on Apple’s upcoming ‘CarKey’ feature for a while now, and the latest iOS 13.6 beta gives us our best confirmation yet that the feature is imminent. On iOS 13.6, if you go to the Privacy information for Apple Wallet, Apple details several paragraphs about adding a car key to the Wallet app — a feature that the company has not yet officially announced. The find was first spotted by iPhone Ticker.

As the copy has been updated in 13.6 but not in prior releases, it suggests that Apple may be planning to launch Car Key with the release of iOS 13.6, rather than waiting for iOS 14. The company may very well announce Car Key as part of WWDC next week.

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12:18
Jeff Bezos is willing to testify about Amazon's...

Jeff Bezos is willing to testify before Congress about Amazon's competitive practices. According to a letter obtained by The New York Times and several other publications, a lawyer for Amazon told the House Judiciary Committee Bezos will be available...

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11:56
Apple Shares Details on 1-on-1 Developer Labs and...

With the release of the updated Apple Developer app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, Apple today released some additional details and resources for developers ahead of the digital WWDC event that's set to kick off on Monday, June 22.

Along with the keynote that will take place at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at Apple Park, Apple plans to hold a traditional Platforms State of the Union at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to provide developers with an in-depth look at the new features in iOS/iPadOS 14, macOS 10.16, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14.

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11:50
Apple throws in free AirPods when you buy a Mac for...

We don’t know what the next academic year will look like, but that’s not stopping Apple from discounting back-to-school gear. Its educational pricing and back-to-school promotion is now live in the US. This year, you can get free AirPods (with wired...

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11:43
Apple's User-Installable Mac Pro SSD Kits Now...

Following an announcement earlier today, Apple is now selling SSD storage upgrade kits for the latest Mac Pro, with 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB options available. Prices range between $600 and $2,800 in the United States.

Each kit contains two SSD modules, enabling users to upgrade the internal storage capacity of a Mac Pro themselves. Until now, Apple advised customers who wanted to upgrade the built-in SSD modules to book an appointment with a Genius Bar or Apple Authorized Service Provider, as they are tied to Apple's T2 security chip.

As we demonstrated earlier this year, it is also possible to expand a Mac Pro's storage capacity by...

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11:39
Apple announces Apple Design Awards on June 29,...

Apple on Monday revealed that its 2020 Apple Design Awards event will be held on June 29 and that developer labs will be conducted via Webex audio calls.

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11:28
DC is making HBO Max-inspired comic books for some...

In addition to its originals and exclusives, HBO Max now has an original digital comic book series as well. Warner Media partnered with DC Comics to publish To The Max, which tells stories about “everyday people achieving their maximum potential,” ac...

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11:28
Belkin's 3-in-1 Wireless Dock Charges iPhone,...

Belkin, known for its range of accessories for Apple devices, recently launched the Boost Charge 3-in-1 Wireless Charger, which can charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once.

Priced at $110, Belkin's 3-in-1 Wireless Charger is more affordable than most other 3-in-1 wireless chargers on the market, making it an attractive option.

Available in either black or white, the 3-in-1 Wireless Charger from Belkin is made from a plastic material. It's not the best quality charger out there because of the all-plastic build, but it looks simple and unassuming on a desk.

There's an upright wireless charging interface that can accommodate an ‌iPhone‌, an ‌Apple Watch‌ charging puck, and behind that, a...

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10:56
Apple Design Awards announced for June 29, more...

After confirming the WWDC 2020 schedule last week, Apple has added a few more details today. The company has confirmed new information about 1-on-1 developer labs, as well as the annual Apple Design Awards.

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10:54
Apple ranks 17th on list of ‘essential companies’...

The Harris Poll  has  released The Harris Poll Essential 100, a ranking of corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans say 100 leading companies played a truly essential role during the crisis.

The top 10, based on the survey, are: United States Postal Service, Clorox, Google, United Parcel Service, Walmart, Amazon, Purell, Microsoft, FedEx, and CVS. Apple ranks 17th on the list.

The Essential 100 rates companies based on their resolve, integrity, responsiveness and permanence. The Harris Poll asked a representative sample of 2,032 Americans which companies are the most ‘essential’ to America. The Essential 100 poll was conducted among the leading American corporations (and corporations operating extensively in America) across industries. The ranking is comprised of four equally weighted components based on public expectations of company performance.

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10:51
Apple Developer app gets macOS verison, slight...

Apple has introduced a new macOS version of its Apple Developer app and a redesign on other platforms ahead of WWDC 2020.

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10:47
“Addicted to Love” metal edition

Moracchioli says on his Patreon site, “I do music covers on YouTube where I record, mix, master, film and edit the videos myself.” I’m not generally a fan of covers but he does a great job on this classic tune.

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