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Friday June 21

03:00
Sonos Amp review: This is the best Sonos music...

The Sonos Amp is a great-sounding and supremely flexible amplifier that's a superb choice for your home theater or for critical listening. And it will drive just about any type of passive loudspeaker you'd care to use.

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03:00
3 products that would be hits for Apple if the...

Being a big business is all about making choices. Even the most successful, most profitable company can’t pursue all possible avenues. Decisions have to be made, even if they mean ignoring a segment of the market that might address some consumers.

Such is the reality with Apple. It can’t possibly make all of the products that its customers want—it just does’t have the time, money, or people. But some of the choices that Apple has made about products to not pursue have been surprising. Especially when it seems as though the market in question is desperately in need of a solution that would be right up Apple’s alley.

Earlier this month, during the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, I noticed a few places where it seemed as though Apple was missing out on an opportunity. Some of these might be cases where the company has decided it doesn’t want to be in a specific business, and some might merely be a case of a future product not being ready yet...

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03:00
Judges named the best high-end TV at the Value...

The 15th annual faceoff between flagship TVs from LG, Samsung, and Sony revealed that picture quality continues to improve while performance differences continue to dwindle.

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01:49
Japan will send a rover to Martian moons with help...

We might be able to study the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos a lot more closely in the coming decade. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with Germany's and France's space agencies to send a spacecraft with a rover to the red pla...

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00:39
Thunderbird 60.7.2 - Email client from Mozilla.

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

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



Version 60.7.2:



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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00:19
'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the...

Since premiering in July 2016, Stranger Things has become an award-winning and widely-appreciated Netflix series. Season three is almost ready for release on July 4th -- along with a game for Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC and mobile devices -- and after...

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00:10
Buy Mondly with Lifetime Subscription for $59 (Sale)

We at iLounge have a special deal on Mondly with Lifetime Subscription, which allows you to learn a new language of your choosing. There’s no

The post Buy Mondly with Lifetime Subscription for $59 (Sale) appeared first on iLounge.

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00:09
Sparkle Pro 2.8.1 - Visual website creator.

Sparkle Pro will change your mind if you thought building websites wasn't for you. Sparkle is the intuitive site builder that lets you create sites for your online portfolio, team or band pages, or business and clients. Skip the tedium and design a gorgeous site that works right out of the box. Sparkle turns your design into a live site on the fly, no coding and no jargon. You don’t need to know about code or other web programming concepts: Sparkle makes sites happen.

With Sparkle Pro you:

  • Create landing pages in a matter of minutes--test your ideas quickly
  • Focus your attention on content and layout
  • Quickly iterate on fully functional site designs

Features

  • Quickly add galleries, video, audio, maps, social buttons, and downloadable files
  • Web fonts, retina graphics and delightful animations for stunning output quality
  • Visual contact form creation
  • Default wireframe look to...
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00:01
Amazon Offers the 8TB Seagate Backup Plus External...

This 8TB external hard drive hub from Seagate could just be the storage solution you’re looking for. By going with the Seagate brand, you can

The post Amazon Offers the 8TB Seagate Backup Plus External Hard Drive for Just $150 appeared first on iLounge.

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Thursday June 20

23:57
Apple Card Beta Testing Expanded To All Retail...

Beta testing for the much-anticipated Apple Card has been expanded to cover all Apple retail employees, Bloomberg reports. Apple employees can now apply for an

The post Apple Card Beta Testing Expanded To All Retail Employees appeared first on iLounge.

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23:39
Some Apple Stores Have Been Redesigned For Intuitive...

Apple has begun to shift from ambiguous Apple product displays to one that has helpful signatures and fixtures. Multiple Apple Stores are now adapting to

The post Some Apple Stores Have Been Redesigned For Intuitive Shopping Experience appeared first on iLounge.

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23:27
Home, Stock, Voice Memo and News App Will Be Getting...

Craig Federighi, software chief for Apple has revealed that Mac apps such as Stocks, Home, Voice Memos, and News will be getting significant upgrades to

The post Home, Stock, Voice Memo and News App Will Be Getting A Major Facelift for macOS Catalina appeared first on iLounge.

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21:58
Amazon's sci-fi drama 'Bliss' to star...

What if Elon Musk is right and we're living in a simulation? Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will star in Bliss, a new sci-drama for Amazon Studios that explores this question further. Written and directed by Mike Cahill (Another Earth), the production s...

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20:59
Tor Browser Bundle 8.5.2 - Anonymize Web browsing...

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

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



Version 8.5.2:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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20:59
Civilization VI 1.2.3 - Next iteration of the...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is the next entry in the popular Civilization franchise. Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Wage war, conduct diplomacy, advance your culture, and go head-to-head with history’s greatest leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known.

Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and competing leaders will pursue their own agendas based on their historical traits as you race for one of five ways to achieve victory in the game.

Note: Civilization VI for the Mac App Store is currently a single player experience.

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20:59
Alfred 4.0.2 - Quick launcher for apps and more.

Alfred is an award-winning productivity application for OS X. Alfred saves you time when you search for files online or on your Mac. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords, and file actions at your fingertips.

Loads of app-launching, file-searching goodness - free for you to download and use with no strings attached. Alfred is the ultimate productivity tool for your Mac. Get it and see for yourself.

Get the Powerpack. Discover the Powerpack, a set of incredibly powerful features, built on top of the robust core of Alfred and integrated with OS X.

  • Single license: 19 pounds (GBP) for single user
  • Family license: 29 pounds (GBP) for 5 users under one roof
  • Mega Supporter: 35 pounds (GBP) Single User with Free Lifetime Upgrades

Note: This application contains in-app and/or external module purchases.



Version 4.0.2:

Fixed:

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20:59
Merlin Project 5.1.7 - Project management software (...

Merlin Project is the leading professional project management software for OS X.

If you plan complex projects on your Mac, you won’t get far with a simple list of tasks. Good planning raises questions about the dependencies of activities on each other, the impact of delays on the project completion date, and budget planning.

These are precisely the answers Merlin Project provides for your projects - with just a few mouse clicks. Download now our free demo version and test Merlin Project on OS X for full 30 days.



Version 5.1.7:

Fixed issues:

  • Improved general stability.
  • The import of some MS Project XML files exported from Primavera lead to an error if they contained invalid assignments.
  • Under macOS 10.11 it was not possible to move several boxes at once with the mouse in the net plan view.
  • On resources in parent projects, costs from subprojects were not always included.
  • ...
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20:59
Evernote 7.11 - Create searchable notes and access...

Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from anywhere.

  • Create notes containing text and audio
  • Find printed and handwritten text within images
  • Clip application and web content directly into Evernote
  • Synchronize with the Evernote Service and access all notes, even ones taken using other clients

Note: while Evernote is listed as free, there are subscription pricing plans that can be viewed here.



Version 7.11:
Fixed:

  • Migration error that some users encountered after upgrading to 7.10
  • Evernote helper displayed null as keyboard shortcut
  • Audio note recorded in Mac client and shared via email did not play in Mac Mail application...
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20:59
Meteorologist 3.1.8 - Popular weather app.

Meteorologist is a simple interface to weather provided by weather.com. It provides the ability to show the weather in the main menu bar, displaying more detail in a pop-up menu, whose contents are customizeable from the preferences. The source code is available.



Version 3.1.8:

  • Added translation of German special characters (umlauts) to ASCII.
  • Added detection of wake from sleep to avoid some wifi problems.
  • Detect and report (but can't auto-resolve) Yahoo! OAuth errors in the Console log (along with other possible validation errors).
  • Updated Yahoo! authentication, again. This time for X-Yahoo-App-Id.
  • Added support for Yahoo! location to be either city,state or lat,long.
  • Allow for unknown weather icons for APIXU (after wake from sleep)
  • Correct a recurring 9999 for...
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20:59
Transmit 5.5.1 - Excellent FTP/SFTP client.

Transmit is an excellent FTP (file transfer protocol), SFTP, S3 (Amazon.com file hosting) and iDisk/WebDAV client that allows you to upload, download, and delete files over the internet. With the most Mac-like interface available, Transmit makes FTP as simple, fun, and easy as it can possibly be.



Version 5.5.1:
New

  • Support for generating 8192-bit RSA keys

Improved

  • Remaining transfer time is now more consistent

Fixed

  • Automator actions now work as expected
  • Resolved a crash that could occur when editing remote files on some FTP servers
  • Renaming a symlink now works as expected if the directory isn’t cached
  • Fixed a crash when editing documents in an external editor
  • Improved S3 with IAM authentication error format
  • Fixed scroll bar color in disconnected remote server view
  • Resolved an issue where multiple errors could block...
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20:59
Adobe Pepper Flash Player 32.0.0.207 - Plug-in plays...

Adobe Pepper 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 32.0.0.207:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.10 or later
  • Latest versions of Google Chrome or Opera recommended



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20:59
NTFS 15.5.53 - Provides full read and write access...

NTFS breaks down the barriers between Windows and macOS. Paragon NTFS effectively solves the communication problems between the Mac system and NTFS. Write, edit, copy, move, delete files on NTFS volumes from your Mac. Access all your NTFS drives and perform the most common volume operations like mount, unmount, and verify. Quickly restart your Mac in Windows from the menubar if it is installed on your mounted NTFS drive. Excellent solution for end users, SOHO, and enterprise, supports all NTFS versions from Windows NT 3.1 to Windows 8 (NTFS versions 1.2, 3.0, and 3.1), and mounts the NTFS volumes as native ones.

Features

  • Unprecedented high NTFS performance. The transfer rate is the same as with the native HFS file system.
  • Familiar interface that is similar to Apple’s Disk Utility.
  • Menu Bar add-on that gives you 1-click
  • Enable ownership and specify which users are allowed to access each newly-created file or folder,...
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20:59
BlueStacks 4.90.0 - Run Android applications on your...

BlueStacks App Player lets you run your Android apps fast and fullscreen on your Mac.



Version 4.90.0:

  • Copy and paste shortcuts (Command +C & Command +V) are now supported in Mac version.
  • Users can now update the key mapping within the game.
  • Epic 7 app will now work in Mac version of BlueStacks without any crash. Package: com.stove.epic7.google
  • Full list of changes available here.



  • macOS 10.12 or later



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20:59
iMazing 2.9.13 - Complete iOS device manager (was...

iMazing (was DiskAid) is the ultimate iOS device manager with capabilities far beyond what iTunes offers.

With iMazing and your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod), you can:

  • Copy music to and from any iOS device (even from one iOS device to another!), regardless of what Mac or PC the device is already synced to. Music transfer done right, without limitations or restrictions.
  • Backup & restore individual iOS apps along with your custom saved data, perfect for freeing up space on your iOS device without losing your files, great for installing apps including your data on another iOS device you own.
  • Transfer files to and from an iOS device, and browse the iOS file system.
  • Use your iOS device like a USB key.
  • Browse and save messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage), voicemails, and call logs, none of which iTunes can do.
  • Browse, save, and add contacts to your iPhone, without automatically adding them to your...
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20:59
BetterTouchTool 3.085 - Customize multi-touch...

BetterTouchTool adds many new, fully customizable gestures to the Magic Mouse, Multi-Touch MacBook trackpad, and Magic Trackpad.

These gestures are customizable:

Magic Mouse:

  • Pinch in / out (zoom)
  • Single-finger tap left
  • Single-finger tap right
  • Single-finger tap middle
  • Single-finger tap
  • Single-finger click middle
  • Two-finger tap
  • Two-finger click
  • Two-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Two-finger tip tap left/right
  • Three-finger tap
  • Three-finger click
  • Three-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Four-finger swipe up/down
  • Four-finger click
  • TipTap left/right

Touchpad:

  • Single-finger tap top-left
  • Single-finger tap top-right
  • Single-finger tap top-middle
  • Single-finger tap bottom-left
  • Single-finger tap bottom-right
  • Single-finger tap bottom-middle...
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20:59
Vivaldi 2.6.1566.40 - An advanced browser made with...

Vivaldi is a browser for our friends.

We live in our browsers. Choose one that has the features you need, a style that fits and values you can stand by. From the look and feel, to how you interact with your browser, every aspect of Vivaldi can be tweaked and customized. You’re in control. Online privacy is more important than ever and how your browser handles sensitive data is crucial. Vivaldi doesn’t track or store any of your data. Managing hundreds of tabs is a breeze, and built-in tools like Notes and screen Capture mean there’s no need to hunt for add-ons.



Version 2.6.1566.40:
New:

  • Add support for blocking ‘abusive’ Ads

Accessibility:

  • Allow to open “Find in Page” result with keyboard via Ctrl+Enter if it is a link

Profiles:

  • Update the avatars
  • Add support for adding and deleting in the popup
  • Allow editing of avatar within the popup

...

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20:31
NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels

The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its mobility...

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19:36
Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence...

Back in May, the FTC won its antitrust suit against Qualcomm, but Qualcomm unsurprisingly appealed the ruling. Today, the FTC objected to Qualcomm attempting to introduce internal Apple documents as part of its efforts to appeal that antitrust ruling.

more…

The post Qualcomm uses internal Apple documents as evidence in its FTC antitrust battle appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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17:12
Qualcomm uses evidence from settled Apple case in...




The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday formally objected to a Qualcomm court filing containing internal Apple documents aired in a separate lawsuit, evidence the chipmaker is attempting to leverage as it seeks to delay enforcement of a recent antitrust ruling.

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16:27
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite won’t dethrone Pokémon...

Pokémon Go thrived on the joys of simple discovery and exploration. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, as befits a game inspired by the goings-on at an imaginary elite school, requires learning so many extra features that it sometimes feels more like taking a class.

That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It does probably mean that its extra dose of complexity will keep developer Niantic’s game from achieving the same pinnacle of popularity as its 2016 blockbuster, but its appeal lies in offering the best bits of Pokémon Go’s experience for a different sort of crowd. After spending some time with Wizards Unite, I’m fairly certain I number among them.

To read this article in full, please click here...

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16:17
Apple introduces a recall program for some MacBook...

Today, Apple sent out a press release and published a customer support document announcing a new voluntary recall-and-replace program for certain MacBook Pro models that contain batteries that may overheat, and which may have the potential to be a fire risk.

The recall program is limited to certain 15-inch MacBook Pros from 2015, which were sold "primarily" between 2015 and 2017, Apple says—so pre-Touch Bar, Retina models from near the end of that...

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16:13
Apple Updates AirPort Base Station Firmware to 7.8.1

Previously, Apple updated the firmware for the AirPort Extreme. Now, the older, 802.11n, AirPort Base Station and its siblings have also been updated.

Firmware update 7.8.1 improves the security of your base station and is recommended for all Apple 802.11n Wi-Fi base stations including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule.


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16:06
Annual PCMag test names AT&T the fastest US...

PCMag is out today with its annual mobile networks report. The report tests the four biggest networks in the United States to find out which one is actually the fastest carrier. This year’s results show a tight race for the first three spots, and a distant fourth place.

more…

The post Annual PCMag test names AT&T the fastest US carrier thanks to improved 4G LTE performance appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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15:18
A ‘Smart’ Light Bulb Turns Out to be Ridiculous

Gizmodo writes:

…if you really want a reminder of just how dumb everything is in 2019, check out this video from GE, which recently went viral on Twitter. GE even had the audacity to call it a “smart” light bulb.

A video from GE demonstrates some really bad design decisions. Really bad.


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15:10
Synology DS419slim Review: Up to 20TB 4-Bay NAS in...

A common name in home and small business shared storage, Synology has just released an updated NAS in an extremely small form factor – the DS419slim. Featuring four 2.5-inch drive bays, the new NAS can deliver 20TB of raw storage when equipped with four 5TB drives. Check out the video below. more…

The post Synology DS419slim Review: Up to 20TB 4-Bay NAS in the palm of your hand [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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15:06
Apple posts firmware update for AirPort, Time...

There are two product lines I wish Apple would revive: computer monitors for us normal folks (sorry, Pro Display XDR, that’s not you) and its AirPort line. But the former is at least on life support as the tech giant has posted a security update of its AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule Base Stations dating back to 2007.

In a support document, Apple says firmware update 7.8.1 improves the security of your base station and is recommended for all Apple 802.11n Wi-Fi base stations including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule. You can use the AirPort Utility app in macOS or iOS to install the firmware update.

Apple discontinued its AirPort line of products — which included the AirPort Express ($99), the AirPort Extreme ($199), and the AirPort Time Capsule ($299) — in April 2018. This came ass no surprise. Apple hadn’t refreshed...

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14:50
Apple announces recall of some older 15-inch MacBook...

Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. 

The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number. The recall doesn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.

Apple is asking customers to stop using affected 15-inch MacBook Pro units. Customers should visit apple.com/support/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall for details on product eligibility and how to have a battery replaced, free of charge.

To confirm which model you have, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu () in the upper-left corner of your screen. If you have “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” enter your computer's serial number on the program...

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14:49
Important notice for batteries in certain MacBook...

Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. 

The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number. The recall doesn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.

Apple is asking customers to stop using affected 15-inch MacBook Pro units. Customers should visit apple.com/support/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall for details on product eligibility and how to have a battery replaced, free of charge.

To confirm which model you have, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu () in the upper-left corner of your screen. If you have “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” enter your computer’s serial number on the program page to see if it is eligible for a battery...

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14:49
Important notice for batteries in certain MacBook...

Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. 

The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number. The recall doesn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.

Apple is asking customers to stop using affected 15-inch MacBook Pro units. Customers should visit apple.com/support/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall for details on product eligibility and how to have a battery replaced, free of charge.

To confirm which model you have, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu () in the upper-left corner of your screen. If you have “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” enter your computer’s serial number on the program page to see if it is eligible for a battery...

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14:49
Important notice for batteries in certain MacBook...

Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. 

The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number. The recall doesn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.

Apple is asking customers to stop using affected 15-inch MacBook Pro units. Customers should visit apple.com/support/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall for details on product eligibility and how to have a battery replaced, free of charge.

To confirm which model you have, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu () in the upper-left corner of your screen. If you have “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” enter your computer’s serial number on the program page to see if it is eligible for a battery...

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14:49
Important notice for batteries in certain MacBook...

Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. 

The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number. The recall doesn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.

Apple is asking customers to stop using affected 15-inch MacBook Pro units. Customers should visit apple.com/support/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall for details on product eligibility and how to have a battery replaced, free of charge.

To confirm which model you have, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu () in the upper-left corner of your screen. If you have “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” enter your computer’s serial number on the program page to see if it is eligible for a battery...

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14:22
Apple Launches Recall Program For Some MacBook Pros

Apple on Thursday launched a voluntary recall and replacement program on Thursday for the 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display, saying that batteries on some of these devices could overheat and "may pose a fire safety risk." From a report: The current generation is not impacted thankfully; if you have a 2016-2018 MacBook Pro you can breathe a sigh of relief. Actually, the only model covered by the recall is the "Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015." If you own that model, don't panic -- it is not all of them. To see if your computer has the faulty battery, you need to enter your serial number on Apple's website.


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14:20
watchOS 6: Exploring California and the many forms...

watchOS 6 introduces several new watch faces for the Apple Watch Series 4 including the new California option. Much like the recent Infograph face, California can be customized in a range of ways to fit your style.

more…

The post watchOS 6: Exploring California and the many forms of the new Apple Watch face appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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14:12
WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions...

If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal....

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14:05
AT&T Named 2019's Fastest U.S. Mobile...

AT&T is the fastest mobile network in the United States according to PCMag's latest annual mobile network comparison, which was released this morning.

For the test, PCMag employees drove through 30 cities and 25 states across the U.S. and ran more than 60,000 mobile speed tests to determine the speediest mobile network. The tests were conducted using Samsung Galaxy S10 devices on networks from AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint.

This year, AT&T edged out Verizon, the winner for the past five years, thanks to AT&T's focus on improving its LTE network in preparation for 5G technology. While all four networks improved overall on both speed and reliability compared to last year, AT&T improved a bit more than the others.

AT&T won or tied for first place in 15 of the 30 cities tested, and it tied or came out on top in all rural regions. AT&T was on top overall...

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13:32
Stop Using Your 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro

Apple has issued a recall for certain 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between 2015 and 2017 due to a fire hazard caused by overheating batteries, and Apple even says to not use affected computers until they’re repaired.

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13:29
Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Brother...

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

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13:20
Best yoga apps for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, and...

Looking to start practicing yoga? Or maybe you’re an experienced yogi but want to start enhancing your sessions with your Apple devices? Follow along for the best yoga apps for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

more…

The post Best yoga apps for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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13:15
Google files Patent for a Future VR Headset that...

Both Apple and Google will be greatly advancing game play this year with Apple Arcade and Google's Stadia streaming services. Both companies appear to be working on next-gen VR gaming headsets, according to their respective patent filings.

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13:08
9to5Mac Daily: June 20, 2019

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

https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/06/9to5Mac-Daily-06-20-2019.mp3

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12:56
About the security content of AirPort Base Station...

This document describes the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.8.1.

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12:52
Apple Expands Its Repair Partnership with Best Buy

Apple has expanded its repair partnership with technology superstore Best Buy to include every Best Buy store in the United States. But if you have a choice, is Best Buy the best place to go for Apple repairs?

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12:44
Google has made its last tablet

If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put all its resources behind laptops in the future. In a s...

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12:41
Google's Not Going to Make Tablets Anymore

Google has no future plans to release additional tablet devices and has even canceled two models that were in development, the company confirmed to Computerworld today.

Google has not released a tablet in 2019, but did come out with the Pixel Slate in 2018. Google was working on two smaller tablets, but ultimately decided to stop focusing on the tablet form factor in favor of laptops.

The Pixel Slate was Google's first Pixel-branded tablet offering, and as Computerworld clarifies, Google considers a tablet to be a device that detaches completely from a keyboard base or has no physical keyboard at all. Google considers its two-in-one convertible devices like the Pixelbook to be laptops, not tablets.

Google announced its plans to discontinue work on tablets to employees...

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12:36
Amazon drops Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging...




In what is the most aggressive discount we've seen on Apple's new AirPods with Wireless Charging Case, Amazon is knocking $20 off instantly, with free Prime shipping and inventory in stock and ready to ship.

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12:33
Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier...

Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...

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12:18
Gallery: Redesigned Apple Passeig de Gràcia opens in...

Sometimes, a change in scenery is all it takes to gain a new perspective. Apple fans in Barcelona today are learning this firsthand as Apple celebrates the grand reopening of its Passeig de Gràcia store following four months of renovation. Changes large and small add up to a new focus on creativity that Apple is sharing with the community.

more…

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12:10
'Friday the 13th' is coming to Nintendo...

You'll soon be able to don Jason Voorhees' iconic hockey mask and try to wipe out a group of campers (or flee from the masked menace) on Switch, as there's at last a release date for Friday the 13th: The Game on Nintendo's console. It emerged back in...

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12:09
iPad wins again, Google cancels upcoming tablet...




Google is officially abandoning its tablet efforts, including two unannounced devices, a spokesperson revealed on Thursday.

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12:00
Biased Jamf Survey About Enterprise Mac Productivity

Jamf, a company that makes software exclusively to Mac products, commissioned a survey that found enterprise Mac users felt more productive after switching from Windows. I think my claim of “bias” is pretty obvious. This totally won’t help Jamf sell more enterprise software.

When workers were asked to identify the reasons why they chose a Mac, 1 respondents cited Apple product preference, perceived reliability of the brand and Mac’s strong support for applications and resources needed to do job-related activities.


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11:55
TV+ Cornered, Apple’s Tariff Stance – TMO Daily...

Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to talk about how Disney+ has cornered TV+, and about Apple’s tariff stance.


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11:49
Bipartisan 'Stopping Bad Robocalls Act'...




The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee have introduced a new compromise bill, the "Stopping Bad Robocalls Act," joining other government efforts to halt the tide of unwanted spam calls.

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11:45
Swift Creator Chris Lattner Does Podcast Interview

Chris Lattner, creator of Apple’s Swift programming language, does a podcast interview with John Sundell.

Chris Lattner, creator of Swift, joins John on this 50th episode of the show — to discuss the current state of Swift and how it came to be, as well as to speculate about what the future of the language and its ecosystem might look like.


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11:43
Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls

The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A...

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11:36
Mondly Lifetime Subscription Price Drop to $59.99

We have a deal on a lifetime subscription to Mondly, the language-learning platform. Mondly uses speech recognition and only gives positive feedback if you speak clearly and correctly. You can choose 5 of 33 languages to learn in your own native tongue. Stack Commerce has negotiated a price drop down to $59.99 for TMO readers (and listeners!).


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11:34
Apple releases firmware security update for...

While Apple’s AirPort lineup has long been discontinued, the company is still supporting the devices with software updates. AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule Base Stations have received a new firmware security update today.

more…

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11:31
Chrome causing Final Cut Pro X to slow down, freeze...




Chrome is causing Final Cut Pro X to become unresponsive and crash for some users by hogging video encoding frameworks, a noted video editor has claimed on Twitter.

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11:30
The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver...

There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor and the director of the Resilient Intelligent Syst...

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11:27
Apple issues security software update for 802.11n...




Apple has issued a security update for the 802.11n AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule units, the first one in over a year and a half.

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11:17
Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and...

Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You can say "A...

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11:15
Apple released a new Software Update

Apple just released a new Software Update:

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11:08
Chris Lattner, Apple Swift creator, talks future of...

John Sundell has secured yet another notable guest for his informative “Swift by Sundell” podcast. This time around, Chris Lattner has joined the show. Lattner created Apple’s Swift programming language before briefly joining Tesla and eventually ending up at Google.

more…

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11:04
Review: Wearbuds are like AirPods for your wrist




Wearbuds are like having a pair of AirPods on your wrist, tucked away in a simple fitness tracker, but does this affordable combo device actually work well?

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10:53
Hands on: Grado's first wireless open-back...




Grado is a well-known brand in audiophile circles, and one of the few companies to specialize in open-back headphones. Believe it or not, the GW100 is only their first Bluetooth model.

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10:50
Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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10:50
Netflix experiment rumbles your phone during shows

Netflix's Hack Days tend to produce at least one or two genuinely practical ideas, and that's certainly true for its 2019 efforts. One of the biggest experiments from the in-house event, Project Rumble Pak, syncs its namesake haptic feedback effects...

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10:32
Try Salting Passwords if You Don’t Trust Password...

Andrew recently stumbled upon this sweet password trick from Password Bits, and he’s geeking out over the sheer genius of it.


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10:27
Apple Announces a Voluntary Battery Recall and...

In May Apple decided to expand keyboard repairs because of the growing anger over the butterfly keyboard failing. Today Apple has posted an important notice for batteries in certain MacBook Pro units.

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10:21
Video: How To Use Apple’s New Mac Pro Placing AR Tool

Apple announced that users excited about a new Mac Pro could see how it would look in their office via an AR tool – Charlotte tested it out.


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10:20
15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall program

The page details how to check if your MacBook Pro is affected and what to do next.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:17
Adobe Lightroom now available through Apple’s Mac...

Cue the inevitable complains about Adobe’s subscription plans.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:13
Apple’s first 4 iOS apps for Mac are getting an...

They are not yet in the developer betas but Federighi said they’ll be updated for the public beta.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:12
IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China

If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwatch market and will continue to do so, according to estimate...

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10:11
Smartwatch Market Dominated by Apple in Coming Years

Apple will continue to lead the field in smartwatches, with new research indicating it will have over a quarter of the market in 2023.


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10:11
Apple Announces Voluntary 15-inch MacBook Pro Recall

Apple announced a voluntary 15-inch MacBook Pro recall due to overheating batteries that pose a safety risk.


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10:11
Apple issues voluntary recall of 15-inch MacBook Pro

Apple on Thursday announced a voluntary recall for owners of the 15-inch MacBook Pro. If you bought such a laptop between September 2015 and February 2017, it could have a battery that is at risk of overheating. Apple will replace the battery in these laptops for free.

To see if your laptop is part of the recall, click on the Apple () menu and select About This Mac. In the overview section of the About This Mac window that appears, you should see the operating system as the main header. Just underneath that is the listing for your Mac. If it says, “MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015),” take note of the serial number. Then go to Apple’s website and submit the serial number to see if your 15-inch MacBook Pro is part of the recall.

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10:06
9to5Mac Happy Hour 230: iOS 13 beta 2, new Apple TV...

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple HomeKit Secure Video, changes in iOS 13 beta 2 including a new Portrait filter, SMB Server support, a new subscription warning, and design changes to CarPlay.

Also discussed: a new feature coming in watchOS 6, new faces on older watches, Wireless Audio Sync and PIP for Apple TV, potential improvements to Mojave’s built-in apps in macOS Catalina, 2020 iPhone rumors, Apple Card testing, changes being tested at select Apple Stores, and more.

9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneInGoogle Play, or through our ...

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10:03
Tim Cook Honored With Champion Award for LGBT Efforts

Later this year, organization GLSEN will award Tim Cook with the Champion Award for his efforts in fighting for LGBT rights and equality.


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09:53
Apple recalls older MacBook Pros for risk of...

Apple issued a voluntary recall for a "limited number" of older 15-inch MacBook Pros. According to the company, the laptops contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The recall "primarily" affects 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between S...

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09:49
Apple Calls for Trump Tariffs Not to Be Introduced

Apple warned that President Trump’s proposed trade tariffs would hit many of its products and ’tilt the playing field’ in favor of others.


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09:45
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in the...

After weeks of beta testing in Australia and New Zealand, the next big “walk around in the real world, collecting and battling things” game from the makers of Pokémon Go finally got an official release date earlier this week. That date? June 21 in the U.S. and U.K., with additional countries to follow.

Surprise! Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is available now, a day early, in the App Store. It’s free with in-app purchases ranging from $0.99 to $99.99, because of course it is. You’ll need at least an iPhone 5s or later and iOS 10 or later to play.

To read this...

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09:43
Apple Launches Recall and Replacement Program for...

Apple today announced the launch of a voluntary recall and replacement program for 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Retina display sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to battery failure issues. Affected batteries may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.

Customers are being asked to stop using affected MacBook Pro units until they can take steps to have their batteries replaced following Apple's instructions. Apple says affected units in need of replacement can be identified by entering a Mac's serial number in the recall program page.

The recall affects just the 15-inch MacBook Pro from 2015 and does not impact later models...

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09:42
'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is available...

Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite officially debuts on June 21st, but you won't have to wait until then to play if you live in the right country. The location-based game is already available for would-be Android and iOS spellcasters in the US an...

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09:40
Apple issues battery recall on 2015 15-inch MacBook...




Apple today announced a voluntary recall of some 15-inch MacBook Pro units that have a battery that may overheat and potentially pose a safety risk, and is asking affected users to stop using the machines if they are impacted.

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09:39
Apple launches recall program for select MacBook...

Apple today said that it is launching a voluntary recall and replacement program for the 15-inch MacBook Pro. The company says that select 15-inch MacBook Pro units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 contain a battery that may overheat and pose safety risks.

more…

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09:39
Niantic Surprises Us: Harry Potter Wizards Unite...

Niantic has decided to surprise us. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is available to download now, with the original launch date being tomorrow, June 21. I’ve spent a couple of minutes playing and reached level 2. Certain aspects of the game are slow, like UI-wise, like when you level up. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set in J.K. Rowling’s fictional universe where players help protect the wizarding world from exposure to muggles. Players will use their smartphones to capture magical creatures running loose, hunt potion ingredients, and use portkeys to travel to popular locations in the wizarding world. Download it hereApp Store: Free


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09:36
Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps...

This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypass radio signals. We've seen some experimental app...

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09:31
Apple published a new Press Release
09:31
Apple published a new Press Release
09:03
Latest Apple AirPods hit Amazon all-time low,...
09:00
Google adds 'Welcome Offers' to its store...

Last year, Google allowed you to "follow" your favorite stores and restaurants so you would always get updates on the latest events, products or offers from that business (you'll see these updates in the For You tab in Maps). Now, in an effort to enc...

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08:57
Meteorologist 3.1.8 - Popular weather app.

Meteorologist is a simple interface to weather provided by weather.com. It provides the ability to show the weather in the main menu bar, displaying more detail in a pop-up menu, whose contents are customizeable from the preferences. The source code is available.



Version 3.1.8:

  • Added translation of German special characters (umlauts) to ASCII.
  • Added detection of wake from sleep to avoid some wifi problems.
  • Detect and report (but can't auto-resolve) Yahoo! OAuth errors in the Console log (along with other possible validation errors).
  • Updated Yahoo! authentication, again. This time for X-Yahoo-App-Id.
  • Added support for Yahoo! location to be either city,state or lat,long.
  • Allow for unknown weather icons for APIXU (after wake from sleep)
  • Correct a recurring 9999 for...
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08:47
[Update: Available now in the US and UK] Harry...

Update: Now available on iOS for users in the US and UK.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, an augmented reality game briefly teased by Pokémon Go creator back in November of last year, is now available in open beta – but only in two countries. It’s currently available only in Australia and New Zealand, but you can register to receive an alert once it’s available in your country …

more…

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08:41
Respawn will share more about its 'AAA' VR...

Back in 2017, Facebook and Respawn Entertainment revealed the developer was working on a virtual reality AAA shooter. While things have been fairly secretive since (so much so that it might have fallen off your radar), we'll hear more about it at thi...

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08:30
What do you think of the Radeon VII graphics card?

A cousin of AMD's Instinct M150 gaming card, the Radeon VII was released in February with an eyebrow-raising asking price of $699. In his review, Christopher Schodt commended the card's speed, 16GB of HBM2 memory and performance during graphics testi...

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08:21
Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix...

The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA tracks, and Yorke is expected to both score and star in the...

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08:20
UK Porn Age Verification Laws Delayed

Controversial UK rules designed to stop under 18s accessing porn have been delayed for a third time following a Government error.


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08:19
Apple's Tim Cook to accept 'Champion...




GLSEN, an organization promoting LBGTQ-friendly spaces in K-12 schools, announced on Thursday that Apple CEO Tim Cook is receiving a "Champion" award for his efforts in promoting likeminded causes.

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08:16
Merlin Project 5.1.7 - Project management software (...

Merlin Project is the leading professional project management software for OS X.

If you plan complex projects on your Mac, you won’t get far with a simple list of tasks. Good planning raises questions about the dependencies of activities on each other, the impact of delays on the project completion date, and budget planning.

These are precisely the answers Merlin Project provides for your projects - with just a few mouse clicks. Download now our free demo version and test Merlin Project on OS X for full 30 days.



Version 5.1.7:

Fixed issues:

  • Improved general stability.
  • The import of some MS Project XML files exported from Primavera lead to an error if they contained invalid assignments.
  • Under macOS 10.11 it was not possible to move several boxes at once with the mouse in the net plan view.
  • On resources in parent projects, costs from subprojects were not always included.
  • ...
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08:15
Apple Says Trump's Tariffs Will Reduce Its...

Apple has urged the Trump administration not to proceed with tariffs of up to 25 percent on a fourth set of goods imported from China, which would impact nearly all of its products, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, AirPods, Beats, HomePod, batteries, repair parts, and more.

In a letter sent to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer [PDF] this week, Apple warned that the tariffs would reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and weigh on its...

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08:09
Tim Cook to receive ‘Champion Award’ in recognition...

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set be honored by educational organization GLSEN later this year. Cook will receive the Champion Award for his involvement in fighting for LGBTQ rights and equality.

more…

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08:00
McCormick's concept grill plays music based on...

As someone who won't turn down an invite to a barbecue, the one thing missing in my life is a grill. That's the part about living in New York City that saddens me. So, when McCormick invited me to check out its new concept grill, the SUMR HITS 5000,...

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07:58
Apple says Trump tariffs would 'tilt the...




Apple has formally requested that the U.S. not impose tariffs upon its imported products in a letter, saying that it would greatly impact Apple's business, and unfairly benefit competitors.

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07:58
Apple says Trump tariffs would 'tilt the...




Apple has formally requested that the U.S. not impose tariffs upon its imported products in a letter, saying that it would greatly impact Apple's business, and unfairly benefit competitors.

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07:57
Apple, Dell, HP and others Speak Out on the U.S....

Last week Apple's CEO met with President Trump, though it wasn't clear what they were talking about. Cook's visit came as Trump has been threatening to impose new tariffs on roughly $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, including Apple's flagship iPhone.

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07:50
Apple says Trump tariffs would affect all product...

Amid trade tensions between the United States and China, Apple this week sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. In the letter, Apple says that proposed tariffs would hit all of its major products, including the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

more…

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07:42
Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware...

Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...

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07:34
Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses...

For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with...

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07:32
After 7 Years, Adobe Lightroom Returns to Mac App...

Adobe Lightroom is back in the Mac App Store, and it requires a subscription of US$9.99/month after a one-week trial.


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07:32
Gatorade launching interactive AR Snapchat portal...

Gatorade is releasing its first-ever augmented reality Snapchat lens today with inspiration from soccer legends Mia Hamm and Mallory Pugh and a special tie-in from Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss.

more…

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07:25
EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite...

With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,...

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07:17
Nimble launches case lineup that helps protect your...

Continuing on with its mantra “Tech for Good,” Nimble has released its latest product: Bottle Case. Available for modern iPhones, the new case is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and the company makes a donation to protect the world’s oceans with each purchase.

more…

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07:13
Relive Apollo 11 Moon landing with two AR apps to...

If you’ve ever wished you could have experienced the Apollo 11 Moon landing, two upcoming augmented reality apps will give you the next best thing.

USA Today, Florida Today, and The Smithsonian Institution are partnering on a real-time AR experience that will allow you to view each aspect of the mission, from lift-off to Moon landing. The experience has been created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic achievement …

more…

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07:12
Adobe brings Lightroom to the Mac App Store




Adobe has brought Lightroom, its flagship photo editing and management app, to the Mac App Store a year after Apple announced its big revamp coinciding with the release of macOS Mojave. The move is Adobe's first major app to make the leap.

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07:07
DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini

DigiDNA has released iMazing Mini (https://imazing.com), an update to their free macOS utility designed to automatically backup iOS devices over any local Wi-Fi network.

The app offers users the ability to backup their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch whenever the device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their Mac.It also offers a battery health tool, as well as drag ’n drop workflows to copy music, photos and documents from a computer to mobile devices.

iMazing Mini works with macOS 10.9 or higher and Windows 7 or later. It’s compatible with all iOS versions.

The post DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini appeared first on MacTech.com.

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07:07
DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini

DigiDNA has released iMazing Mini (https://imazing.com), an update to their free macOS utility designed to automatically backup iOS devices over any local Wi-Fi network.

The app offers users the ability to backup their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch whenever the device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their Mac.It also offers a battery health tool, as well as drag ’n drop workflows to copy music, photos and documents from a computer to mobile devices.

iMazing Mini works with macOS 10.9 or higher and Windows 7 or later. It’s compatible with all iOS versions.

The post DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini appeared first on MacTech.com.

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07:07
DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini

DigiDNA has released iMazing Mini (https://imazing.com), an update to their free macOS utility designed to automatically backup iOS devices over any local Wi-Fi network.

The app offers users the ability to backup their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch whenever the device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their Mac.It also offers a battery health tool, as well as drag ’n drop workflows to copy music, photos and documents from a computer to mobile devices.

iMazing Mini works with macOS 10.9 or higher and Windows 7 or later. It’s compatible with all iOS versions.

The post DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini appeared first on MacTech.com.

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07:07
DigiDNA releases iMazing Mini

DigiDNA has released iMazing Mini (https://imazing.com), an update to their free macOS utility designed to automatically backup iOS devices over any local Wi-Fi network.

The app offers users the ability to backup their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch whenever the device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as their Mac.It also offers a battery health tool, as well as drag ’n drop workflows to copy music, photos and documents from a computer to mobile devices.

iMazing Mini works with macOS 10.9 or higher and Windows 7 or later. It’s compatible with all iOS versions.

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07:04
Alfred 4.0.2 - Quick launcher for apps and more.

Alfred is an award-winning productivity application for OS X. Alfred saves you time when you search for files online or on your Mac. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords, and file actions at your fingertips.

Loads of app-launching, file-searching goodness - free for you to download and use with no strings attached. Alfred is the ultimate productivity tool for your Mac. Get it and see for yourself.

Get the Powerpack. Discover the Powerpack, a set of incredibly powerful features, built on top of the robust core of Alfred and integrated with OS X.

  • Single license: 19 pounds (GBP) for single user
  • Family license: 29 pounds (GBP) for 5 users under one roof
  • Mega Supporter: 35 pounds (GBP) Single User with Free Lifetime Upgrades

Note: This application contains in-app and/or external module purchases.



Version 4.0.2:

Fixed:

  • ...
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06:57
Nimble launches Bottle Case for iPhone made from...




Eco-friendly battery maker Nimble is out with its latest product -- a line of iPhone cases made from entirely recycled plastic bottles.

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06:55
Adobe Lightroom Returns to the Mac App Store

At WWDC 2018, Apple introduced a redesigned Mac App Store alongside changes to sandboxing parameters on macOS Mojave. Since then, several well-known apps have launched or returned to the Mac App Store, including the Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft To-Do, BBEdit, Transmit, and others.

Next up is Adobe Lightroom CC, which is available on the Mac App Store as of today. The professional photo editing software is free to download, but requires a $9.99 monthly...

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06:52
iMazing 2.9.13 - Complete iOS device manager (was...

iMazing (was DiskAid) is the ultimate iOS device manager with capabilities far beyond what iTunes offers.

With iMazing and your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod), you can:

  • Copy music to and from any iOS device (even from one iOS device to another!), regardless of what Mac or PC the device is already synced to. Music transfer done right, without limitations or restrictions.
  • Backup & restore individual iOS apps along with your custom saved data, perfect for freeing up space on your iOS device without losing your files, great for installing apps including your data on another iOS device you own.
  • Transfer files to and from an iOS device, and browse the iOS file system.
  • Use your iOS device like a USB key.
  • Browse and save messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage), voicemails, and call logs, none of which iTunes can do.
  • Browse, save, and add contacts to your iPhone, without automatically adding them to your...
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06:51
∞ How to factory reset your GE light bulbs. Just...

[VIDEO] This one (embedded in main Loop post) has been flying around Twitter. This can’t be real, I thought. But apparently it is.

Can you imagine Apple shipping this product? Yikes.

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06:42
iRobot enters the classroom with acquisition of Root...

iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, is about to do more than vacuum your house, mop your floors and mow the lawn. Today the company announced that it's acquired Root Robotics, and it will add the Root educational coding robot to its lineup.

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06:41
Horns are growing on young people’s skulls. Phone...

Washington Post:

New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls — bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head, causing bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments. The weight transfer that causes the buildup can be compared to the way the skin thickens into a callus as a response to pressure or abrasion.

The result is a hook or hornlike feature jutting out from the skull, just above the neck.

If you don’t have access to the article (and I find the Washington Post a no-brainer value, worth my subscription dollar), here’s a link to the original study, which shows X-rays of said horns. Crazy.

...

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06:40
Apple advances their Work on Smart Fabrics &...

Patently Apple only covers those that are part of higher profile inventions that have a chance of coming to market over time. Today's report covers continuation patents for smart fabrics and Augmented Reality that will be used on AR Glasses

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06:39
BetterTouchTool 3.085 - Customize multi-touch...

BetterTouchTool adds many new, fully customizable gestures to the Magic Mouse, Multi-Touch MacBook trackpad, and Magic Trackpad.

These gestures are customizable:

Magic Mouse:

  • Pinch in / out (zoom)
  • Single-finger tap left
  • Single-finger tap right
  • Single-finger tap middle
  • Single-finger tap
  • Single-finger click middle
  • Two-finger tap
  • Two-finger click
  • Two-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Two-finger tip tap left/right
  • Three-finger tap
  • Three-finger click
  • Three-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Four-finger swipe up/down
  • Four-finger click
  • TipTap left/right

Touchpad:

  • Single-finger tap top-left
  • Single-finger tap top-right
  • Single-finger tap top-middle
  • Single-finger tap bottom-left
  • Single-finger tap bottom-right
  • Single-finger tap bottom-middle...
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06:36
Apple’s product strategy is changing

Neil Cybart, laying out Apple’s pre-2018 “pull” strategy:

One way of conceptualizing this product strategy is to think of every major Apple product category being attached to a rope. The order in which these products were attached to the rope was determined by the degree to which technology was made more personal via new workflows and processes for getting work done. Accordingly, Apple Watch and iPhone were located on the end of the rope held by Apple management. Meanwhile, Mac desktops were located at the other end of the rope while iPads and Mac portables were somewhere in the middle.

As Apple management pulled on the rope, the Apple Watch and iPhone received much of the attention while the Mac increasingly resembled dead weight.

And:

The quicker Apple pulled on the rope, the more chaotic the end of the rope moved.

But that seems to be changing:

Over the past two years, we received clues that a major change was beginning to take hold in...

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06:30
The Carpool Karaoke microphone is pretty pointless

When senior mobile editor Chris Velazco and I go to California to cover Google I/O, one thing keeps me sane -- our in-car karaoke (caraoke?) sessions. We're both showtunes nerds, so belting out songs from Wicked or Les Miserables really makes our tim...

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06:29
Juniper: half the world’s population to use digital...

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024. This in turn will push wallet transaction values up by more than 80% to more than $9 trillion per annum.

The research group says that the strongest growth is expected to come through online payments for remote purchases. Juniper’s study argues that increases here would be driven by a greater volume of transactions conducted via stored credentials. For example, in the U.S., annual spend per digital wallet is expected to increase from around $3,350 this year to more than $6,400 by 2024.

What’s more, Juniper says usage will be...

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06:29
Juniper: half the world’s population to use digital...

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024. This in turn will push wallet transaction values up by more than 80% to more than $9 trillion per annum.

The research group says that the strongest growth is expected to come through online payments for remote purchases. Juniper’s study argues that increases here would be driven by a greater volume of transactions conducted via stored credentials. For example, in the U.S., annual spend per digital wallet is expected to increase from around $3,350 this year to more than $6,400 by 2024.

What’s more, Juniper says usage will be...

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06:29
Juniper: half the world’s population to use digital...

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024. This in turn will push wallet transaction values up by more than 80% to more than $9 trillion per annum.

The research group says that the strongest growth is expected to come through online payments for remote purchases. Juniper’s study argues that increases here would be driven by a greater volume of transactions conducted via stored credentials. For example, in the U.S., annual spend per digital wallet is expected to increase from around $3,350 this year to more than $6,400 by 2024.

What’s more, Juniper says usage will be...

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06:29
Juniper: half the world’s population to use digital...

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024. This in turn will push wallet transaction values up by more than 80% to more than $9 trillion per annum.

The research group says that the strongest growth is expected to come through online payments for remote purchases. Juniper’s study argues that increases here would be driven by a greater volume of transactions conducted via stored credentials. For example, in the U.S., annual spend per digital wallet is expected to increase from around $3,350 this year to more than $6,400 by 2024.

What’s more, Juniper says usage will be...

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06:27
Adobe Pepper Flash Player 32.0.0.207 - Plug-in plays...

Adobe Pepper 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 32.0.0.207:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.10 or later
  • Latest versions of Google Chrome or Opera recommended



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06:25
The SIM swap fix that the US isn’t using

Andy Greenberg, Wired:

…an escalating pattern of fraud based on so-called SIM swap attacks, where hackers trick or bribe a phone company employee into switching the SIM card associated with a victim’s phone number. The attackers then use that hijacked number to take over banking or other online accounts. According to Tenreiro, the bank had seen more than 17 SIM swap frauds every month. The problem was only getting worse.

And:

SIM swap hackers rely on intercepting a one-time password sent by text after stealing a victim’s banking credentials, or by using the phone number as a password reset fallback. So the phone company, Tenreiro says, offered a straightforward fix: The carrier would set up a system to let the bank query phone records for any recent SIM swaps associated with a bank account before they carried out a money transfer. If a SIM swap had occurred in, say, the last two or three days, the transfer would be blocked. Because SIM swap victims can...

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06:22
Adobe brings pro Lightroom photo editor to the Mac...

Adobe Lightroom users now have a new way to subscribe to and install the pro software: Apple’s Mac App Store. Apple named Lightroom among the apps that were set to launch or return on the redesigned Mac App Store on macOS Mojave last summer at WWDC 2018, and today Adobe has fulfilled that promise.

more…

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06:21
PSA: If you unfollow someone on Twitter at present,...

If you’re planning to unfollow someone on Twitter, you might want to hold off for now in case you inadvertently cause offense…

more…

The post PSA: If you unfollow someone on Twitter at present, they may be notified appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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06:17
These killer closeout deals knock up to $1,300 off...




Adorama is making way for 2019 inventory with killer closeout deals on MacBook Pros and Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio. Save up to $1,300 on the computers and iPad accessory while supplies last with our exclusive Apple promo code.

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06:14
IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM

IK Multimedia has previewed MODO DRUM, its first physical modeling drum virtual instrument. 

A sequel to IK’s MODO BASS software, it offers 10 customizable, virtual drum kits with real-time access to every parameter of each drum (kick, snares and toms) — from size and tension, to shell profile and playing style, and more. Cymbals can also be tuned and damping adjusted to ensure realistic music tracks.

MODO DRUM will ship in August and is now available for pre-order from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide for an introductory price of $299.99. Existing users of any IK product that retails for $99.99 and up are eligible to pre-order MODO DRUM at a further reduced crossgrade price of $199.99.

The post IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:14
IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM

IK Multimedia has previewed MODO DRUM, its first physical modeling drum virtual instrument. 

A sequel to IK’s MODO BASS software, it offers 10 customizable, virtual drum kits with real-time access to every parameter of each drum (kick, snares and toms) — from size and tension, to shell profile and playing style, and more. Cymbals can also be tuned and damping adjusted to ensure realistic music tracks.

MODO DRUM will ship in August and is now available for pre-order from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide for an introductory price of $299.99. Existing users of any IK product that retails for $99.99 and up are eligible to pre-order MODO DRUM at a further reduced crossgrade price of $199.99.

The post IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:14
IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM

IK Multimedia has previewed MODO DRUM, its first physical modeling drum virtual instrument. 

A sequel to IK’s MODO BASS software, it offers 10 customizable, virtual drum kits with real-time access to every parameter of each drum (kick, snares and toms) — from size and tension, to shell profile and playing style, and more. Cymbals can also be tuned and damping adjusted to ensure realistic music tracks.

MODO DRUM will ship in August and is now available for pre-order from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide for an introductory price of $299.99. Existing users of any IK product that retails for $99.99 and up are eligible to pre-order MODO DRUM at a further reduced crossgrade price of $199.99.

The post IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:14
IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM

IK Multimedia has previewed MODO DRUM, its first physical modeling drum virtual instrument. 

A sequel to IK’s MODO BASS software, it offers 10 customizable, virtual drum kits with real-time access to every parameter of each drum (kick, snares and toms) — from size and tension, to shell profile and playing style, and more. Cymbals can also be tuned and damping adjusted to ensure realistic music tracks.

MODO DRUM will ship in August and is now available for pre-order from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide for an introductory price of $299.99. Existing users of any IK product that retails for $99.99 and up are eligible to pre-order MODO DRUM at a further reduced crossgrade price of $199.99.

The post IK Multimedia previews MODO DRUM appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:12
Nest Cam Allows Previous Owner to Spy on You

If you buy a used Nest Cam, the previous owner could have access to it. The Wirecutter discovered a way a previous owner can view the images, via the Wink hub. It is unclear if the issue applies to other products. Oh, and there is currently no way to fix it.

If you buy and set up a used Nest indoor camera that has been paired with a Wink hub, the previous owner may have unfettered access to images from that camera. And we currently don’t know of any cure for this problem. We are unsure what further implications there may be regarding Nest’s video service, including whether it may be vulnerable to other methods or through other smart-home device integrations.


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06:09
Macs continue to thrive in the enterprise

Jamf, in collaboration with Apple, contracted Vanson Bourne, a third-party market research firm to conduct a study to uncover key drivers of Mac adoption within the enterprise. To gain a global Mac perspective, the study surveyed employees from companies across the world, ranging from small to large enterprises.

The findings reveal high levels of employee satisfaction, productivity, creativity and collaboration for Mac users across all major lines of business: information technology, human resources, sales, and engineering. When asked how their work has improved as a result of using Mac, the answers were telling:

  • 97% of respondents claim increased productivity.

  • 95% claim increased creativity.

  • 94% claim self-sufficiency with technology.

  • 91% claim increased collaboration .

  • What’s more, the majority of...

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06:04
Survey finds reliability is the reason workers...




Jamf, a company that helps businesses manage Apple integration in businesses, has shown that Mac's reliability is a top reason employees prefer using Mac in the workplace.

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06:00
Jamf Survey Suggests Employees Using Macs See Higher...

Apple and enterprise company Jamf recently teamed up to take a look at the drivers behind Mac adoption in the enterprise and the impact of device choice programs for employees on attracting talent.

For the survey, 1,285 employees from various-sized companies across the world were asked a series of questions about Macs in the workplace, with the results suggesting high levels of employee satisfaction from Mac users.

97 percent of survey respondents said that using a Mac increased their productivity, while 95 percent said their creativity levels were up. 94 percent said they were more self-sufficient, and 91 percent said collaboration was up.

According to the survey, 79 percent of respondents said that they would not be able to do their jobs as effectively without a Mac.

On the topic of self-sufficiency, 40 percent of respondents had no issues with their Mac over...

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06:00
Survey finds 97% of enterprise Mac users feel more...

Vanson Bourne, a third-party market research firm, was hired by Jamf to conduct a study to uncover key drivers of Apple in enterprise adoption and satisfaction with the Mac. Their results reveal incredible levels of employee satisfaction, productivity, creativity and collaboration for Mac users across all major types of employee groups (IT, Human Resources, Sales, and Engineering). more…

The post Survey finds 97% of enterprise Mac users feel more productive after switching from Windows appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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06:00
Learn a New Language with a Mondly Lifetime...

Planning on traveling abroad this year? Although most people around the world speak at least a wee bit of English, you can increase your enjoyment of your visits by speaking the language of the natives. How can you learn a new language and sound like a true native quickly? Mondly uses state-of-the-art speech recognition and proven methods to get you up to speed fast. We have an amazing deal for you today — get a lifetime subscription to Mondly for up to 5 languages for $59 — that’s an $1,199.75 value for less than $60!

  • Choose 5 of 33 languages to learn in your own native tongue

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06:00
Adobe Lightroom now available through Apple’s Mac...

Apple on Thursday announced that Adobe Lightroom is now available in the Mac App Store. An app for creative professionals who work in photography, Lightroom comes with a full set of tools for managing thousands upon thousands of photos, as well as editing tools for retouching and fine-tuning.

There’s no difference between the MAS version of Lightroom and Adobe’s version that you get directly from the company; the features are the same. Like the Adobe-sold version, the MAS version is sold as subscription-based software after a 7-day free trial. After that, it’s $9.99 per month, which puts you in Adobe’s Lightroom plan that includes 1TB of Creative Cloud file storage and access to the mobile and web versions of Lightroom. 

To read this article in full, please click here

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06:00
Adobe Lightroom is now on the Mac App Store

The first major Adobe app to be available on the Mac App Store has finally arrived. Adobe Lightroom, one of the apps in its Creative Cloud suite, is now available for download. It was one of the applications Apple promised would be available through...

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06:00
Hopper app now predicts hotel prices around the world

Hopper could already tell you the best time to buy tickets for a flight. Now, it can hook you up with the best prices for a hotel stay, as well. After initially only providing prices for hotels in New York City during a beta run, the popular travel a...

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05:51
Apple patent filing involves an ‘operational safety...

Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190190858) for an “operational safety mode” that would allow a smart car to inform others trying to call the driver on say, an iPhone or Apple Watch, that the person they’re trying to contact is behind the wheel.

In the patent filing, Apple notes that electronic devices can receive information, including, merely by way of example, communications from other users' electronic devices and/or applications. Such electronic devices can output notifications indicating the arrival of information. 

However, Apple says that some operational modes involving the output of notifications using electronic devices, are “generally cumbersome and inefficient.” For example, some existing techniques use a complex and time-consuming user interface, which may include multiple key presses or keystrokes. Existing techniques require more time than necessary, wasting user time and device energy...

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05:50
After Philips Hue, Trulifi lights transmit and...

Signify, the Philips subsidiary behind Hue lighting, has announced even smarter lighting aimed at businesses: Trulifi lights can transmit and receive data using nothing more than light.

The company is resurrecting a technology first seen in 2011, and pitching it as an alternative to Wi-Fi …

more…

The post After Philips Hue, Trulifi lights transmit and receive data by light appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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05:39
Apple files for another patent involving AR and ‘...

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190188915) for a “method and apparatus for representing a virtual object in a real environment.” It involves the company’s continued work in augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR), as well as its almost-certainly-coming “Apple Glasses” head-mounted display (HMD).

The invention relates to a method and apparatus for representing a virtual object in a real environment, particularly for merging the virtual object with an image of the real environment generated by a recording device. This is one of many patents filed for and granted to Apple. “Apple Glasses” is the name used to refer to the augmented reality/virtual reality headset the company is expected to debut next year or 2021

Here’s the (very wordy)summary of the patent filing: “The invention relates to a method for representing a virtual object in a real environment, having the following steps: generating a two-dimensional representation of a real...

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05:34
YouTube Under Federal Investigation Over Children’s...

The U.S. government is investigating YouTube for allegedly violating children’s privacy.

The complaints contended that YouTube, which is owned by Google, failed to protect kids who used the streaming-video service and improperly collected their data in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, a 1998 law known as COPPA that forbids the tracking and targeting of users younger than age 13.


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05:00
iPhone 2020 rumors, Aspyr game compatibility, OS...

iPhone rumors—for 2020! Fresh new OS betas! Will your Aspyr games work in the future! And your hot takes! That’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

The is episode 656 with Michael Simon, Leif Johnson, and Roman Loyola.

Listen to episode 656

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04:41
Apple Watch to remain leader as Android smartwatches...

Market intelligence firm IDC predicts that the Apple Watch will continue to dominate the smartwatch market as Android smartwatches only really sell well in China, and Samsung’s Tizen watches languish in fifth place …

more…

The post Apple Watch to remain leader as Android smartwatches only strong in China: IDC appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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04:39
Used Google Nest cameras connected to the Wink hub...




Second-hand Google Nest Cam Indoor models can send images of your home to the Wink hub of the camera's previous owner, but Google has announced a fix.

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04:32
Apple Patent points to a possible new Smart Home...

Back in February Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple granted their Fifth Patent on Integrating Gas and other Environmental Sensors into Future iDevices and Macs." Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to a possible future smart home wall mounted gas detection device.

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04:00
Everything new in CarPlay in iOS 13

It’s hard to believe CarPlay is already five years old. As a system for letting you control your iPhone with your car’s in-dash touchscreen display, it started off a little rough. Not only was Apple’s software lacking, but it wasn’t supported in nearly enough car models.

These days, CarPlay is everywhere. Apple’s polished up the experience, and car makers have figured out that nobody wants their own proprietary software—drivers want to use the maps, music, contacts, and messaging built into their phones.

With iOS 13, Apple is making the first really dramatic change to the CarPlay interface since the beginning. Coupled with a few helpful new features and Siri capabilities, it’s going to make CarPlay support a very important factor in new car purchases for iPhone users. Here are the major changes to CarPlay coming in iOS 13.

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03:54
Used Nest cams can spy on you due to third-party...

Used Nest cams allow the original owner to spy on whoever buys them. The problem was discovered by a former owner of the popular Nest Cam Indoor.

Worryingly, the behavior survives the official reset procedure, and right now there appears to be no fix available for it …

more…

The post Used Nest cams can spy on you due to third-party software that stays connected appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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03:49
Tor Browser Bundle 8.5.2 - Anonymize Web browsing...

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

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



Version 8.5.2:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.9 or later



Download Now]]>

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03:40
Global smart smoke detector market to reach $2...

The global smart smoke detector market is expected to reach more than $2 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12% during 2018–2024, according to a ReportBuyer (www.reportbuyer.com) report.

The research group says the surge in demand for photoelectric and hardwired with battery detectors will drive the global market during the forecast period. The increasing need for fire safety devices is influencing the adoption of smart smoke detecting systems in the commercial sector. Constant product enhancements and the launch of new features are the keys to achieve high sales growth in the global market, according to ReportBuyer.

The research group adds that application of IoT in smoke detecting devices is opening new avenues for market vendors. APAC, Latin America, and MEA are expected to be the fastest growing markets during the forecast period. Strong initiatives by global regulatory bodies,...

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03:40
Global smart smoke detector market to reach $2...

The global smart smoke detector market is expected to reach more than $2 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12% during 2018–2024, according to a ReportBuyer (www.reportbuyer.com) report.

The research group says the surge in demand for photoelectric and hardwired with battery detectors will drive the global market during the forecast period. The increasing need for fire safety devices is influencing the adoption of smart smoke detecting systems in the commercial sector. Constant product enhancements and the launch of new features are the keys to achieve high sales growth in the global market, according to ReportBuyer.

The research group adds that application of IoT in smoke detecting devices is opening new avenues for market vendors. APAC, Latin America, and MEA are expected to be the fastest growing markets during the forecast period. Strong initiatives by global regulatory bodies,...

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03:40
Global smart smoke detector market to reach $2...

The global smart smoke detector market is expected to reach more than $2 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12% during 2018–2024, according to a ReportBuyer (www.reportbuyer.com) report.

The research group says the surge in demand for photoelectric and hardwired with battery detectors will drive the global market during the forecast period. The increasing need for fire safety devices is influencing the adoption of smart smoke detecting systems in the commercial sector. Constant product enhancements and the launch of new features are the keys to achieve high sales growth in the global market, according to ReportBuyer.

The research group adds that application of IoT in smoke detecting devices is opening new avenues for market vendors. APAC, Latin America, and MEA are expected to be the fastest growing markets during the forecast period. Strong initiatives by global regulatory bodies,...

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03:40
Global smart smoke detector market to reach $2...

The global smart smoke detector market is expected to reach more than $2 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12% during 2018–2024, according to a ReportBuyer (www.reportbuyer.com) report.

The research group says the surge in demand for photoelectric and hardwired with battery detectors will drive the global market during the forecast period. The increasing need for fire safety devices is influencing the adoption of smart smoke detecting systems in the commercial sector. Constant product enhancements and the launch of new features are the keys to achieve high sales growth in the global market, according to ReportBuyer.

The research group adds that application of IoT in smoke detecting devices is opening new avenues for market vendors. APAC, Latin America, and MEA are expected to be the fastest growing markets during the forecast period. Strong initiatives by global regulatory bodies,...

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03:39
Chainspace: The London Startup That Powers Facebook’...

There has been much excitement, discussion, and concern regarding Facebook’s forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra.  Wired told the story of Chainspace, the little-known London startup that made it possible.

One of the key moments in Facebook’s march towards the creation of Libra came in February 2019, when the company announced it had acquired Chainspace, a London-based, Gibraltar-registered blockchain venture which counted among its ranks several academics from the University College London Information Security Research Group, including George Danezis, one of the UK’s leading privacy engineering researchers. (Danezis did not reply to an interview request.) Founded in early 2018, over its relatively brief lifetime Chainspace tallied up several noteworthy achievements…“The real potential that we saw in Chainspace was one of the first serious implementations of state sharding across a trustless network,” says Lior Messika, an early investor in Chainspace with his...

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03:00
Best Buy to offer expanded Apple repair services at...

If you need tech help with your Apple product, Best Buy might be able to help out.

Apple has announced that it has partnered with Best Buy to offer certified repairs at every one of its nearly 1,000 locations in the United States. According to the release, Best Buy’s Geek Squad now has nearly 7,600 newly Apple-certified technicians that can make same-day iPhone repairs and service other products. Best Buy stores will use official Apple parts and their repair work will be backed by Apple.

Apple has been under pressure to reduce its backlogs, wait times, and reservations for repairs at its Apple Store locations. According to the company, the partnership will make for more than 1,800 third-party Apple Authorized Service Providers in the U.S., thereby amounting to three times the locations three years ago.

Apple has stated that eight out of ten Apple customers will now be within 20 minutes of an authorized service provider.

Stay tuned for additional details...

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03:00
Use TripMode to press pause and conserve data on...

Data synchronization is a way to ensure that you’re always up to date across all your devices, no matter what changes, and you typically get an online backup as an extra.

But when you’re using a cellular-connected Wi-Fi hotspot, such as the Personal Hotspot on an iPhone or iPad, you might want to press pause on iCloud and other sync operations. The sync services can’t tell whether you’re connected via a Wi-Fi network directly to the internet or you’re using a cellular relay.

Many third-party sync and backup service offer a way to pause. That’s sometimes a button or menu option that let’s you pause until you later choose to resume; other times, it’s a specified period of time after which sync or backup starts up automatically

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03:00
Tech Companies Are Binge-Hiring Neuroscientists

pacopico writes: There's a very weird trend going on in Silicon Valley right now where tech giants like Apple, Facebook and Twitter are raiding university neuroscience labs. They're hiring people who do pretty esoteric research on animal brains and putting them in their AI divisions. According to this Bloomberg Businessweek story, part of the reason is simply that the scientists tend to be good at dealing with large amounts of data. But the bigger deal is that these researchers specialize in things like auditory and visual function and even brain/machine interfaces and are being tapped to build new products based on the brain.


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03:00
No, your smart TV isn't catching viruses

A misguided tweet from Samsung instigates more pearl-clutching over smart TVs.

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02:50
Vivaldi 2.6.1566.40 - An advanced browser made with...

Vivaldi is a browser for our friends.

We live in our browsers. Choose one that has the features you need, a style that fits and values you can stand by. From the look and feel, to how you interact with your browser, every aspect of Vivaldi can be tweaked and customized. You’re in control. Online privacy is more important than ever and how your browser handles sensitive data is crucial. Vivaldi doesn’t track or store any of your data. Managing hundreds of tabs is a breeze, and built-in tools like Notes and screen Capture mean there’s no need to hunt for add-ons.



Version 2.6.1566.40:
New:

  • Add support for blocking ‘abusive’ Ads

Accessibility:

  • Allow to open “Find in Page” result with keyboard via Ctrl+Enter if it is a link

Profiles:

  • Update the avatars
  • Add support for adding and deleting in the popup
  • Allow editing of avatar within the popup

...

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01:52
Transmit 5.5.1 - Excellent FTP/SFTP client.

Transmit is an excellent FTP (file transfer protocol), SFTP, S3 (Amazon.com file hosting) and iDisk/WebDAV client that allows you to upload, download, and delete files over the internet. With the most Mac-like interface available, Transmit makes FTP as simple, fun, and easy as it can possibly be.



Version 5.5.1:
New

  • Support for generating 8192-bit RSA keys

Improved

  • Remaining transfer time is now more consistent

Fixed

  • Automator actions now work as expected
  • Resolved a crash that could occur when editing remote files on some FTP servers
  • Renaming a symlink now works as expected if the directory isn’t cached
  • Fixed a crash when editing documents in an external editor
  • Improved S3 with IAM authentication error format
  • Fixed scroll bar color in disconnected remote server view
  • Resolved an issue where multiple errors could block...
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NTFS 15.5.53 - Provides full read and write access...

NTFS breaks down the barriers between Windows and macOS. Paragon NTFS effectively solves the communication problems between the Mac system and NTFS. Write, edit, copy, move, delete files on NTFS volumes from your Mac. Access all your NTFS drives and perform the most common volume operations like mount, unmount, and verify. Quickly restart your Mac in Windows from the menubar if it is installed on your mounted NTFS drive. Excellent solution for end users, SOHO, and enterprise, supports all NTFS versions from Windows NT 3.1 to Windows 8 (NTFS versions 1.2, 3.0, and 3.1), and mounts the NTFS volumes as native ones.

Features

  • Unprecedented high NTFS performance. The transfer rate is the same as with the native HFS file system.
  • Familiar interface that is similar to Apple’s Disk Utility.
  • Menu Bar add-on that gives you 1-click
  • Enable ownership and specify which users are allowed to access each newly-created file or folder,...
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Evernote 7.11 - Create searchable notes and access...

Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from anywhere.

  • Create notes containing text and audio
  • Find printed and handwritten text within images
  • Clip application and web content directly into Evernote
  • Synchronize with the Evernote Service and access all notes, even ones taken using other clients

Note: while Evernote is listed as free, there are subscription pricing plans that can be viewed here.



Version 7.11:
Fixed:

  • Migration error that some users encountered after upgrading to 7.10
  • Evernote helper displayed null as keyboard shortcut
  • Audio note recorded in Mac client and shared via email did not play in Mac Mail application...
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Civilization VI 1.2.3 - Next iteration of the...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is the next entry in the popular Civilization franchise. Originally created by legendary game designer Sid Meier, Civilization is a strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Wage war, conduct diplomacy, advance your culture, and go head-to-head with history’s greatest leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known.

Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: cities now physically expand across the map, active research in technology and culture unlocks new potential, and competing leaders will pursue their own agendas based on their historical traits as you race for one of five ways to achieve victory in the game.

Note: Civilization VI for the Mac App Store is currently a single player experience.

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BlueStacks 4.90.0 - Run Android applications on your...

BlueStacks App Player lets you run your Android apps fast and fullscreen on your Mac.



Version 4.90.0:

  • Copy and paste shortcuts (Command +C & Command +V) are now supported in Mac version.
  • Users can now update the key mapping within the game.
  • Epic 7 app will now work in Mac version of BlueStacks without any crash. Package: com.stove.epic7.google
  • Full list of changes available here.



  • macOS 10.12 or later



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21:28
Here are all of the Apple retail store openings,...




With a few setbacks, Apple is almost continuously expanding and updating its global retail chain, now over 500 locations. Here's the company's evolution in 2018 and 2019 so far, updated on June 20 with news of a remodeled store in Hawaii.

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21:00
Synology DS419slim NAS box review: A low-profile,...

Designed for 2.5-inch drives, including SATA SSDs, the Synology DS419slim is a mighty mite with a cornucopia of media-serving features, including the power to stream 4K video.

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20:59
Skim 1.5.2 - PDF reader and note-taker for...

Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.

Skim includes many features and has a great user interface.



Version 1.5.2

New Features:

  • Hidden preference to show the magnification tool only with the mouse pressed
  • Allow showing current page on separate screen during presentation
  • Show presentation and presentation notes on different displays if possible
  • Add next page button in the presentation notes document

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fix crasher from tool tip of setup bookmarks
  • Fix table row heights
  • Make sure tables are cleaned up when closing a document
  • Improve layout in some windows
  • Fix table for skim notes document
  • Improve layout
  • Fix crasher when showing next page during presentation
  • Hide menu bar on...
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20:59
Pixelmator 3.8.5 - Powerful layer-based image editor.

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

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



Version 3.8.5:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • macOS 10.12 or later



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20:59
WiFiSpoof 3.4.4 - Change your WiFi MAC address.

WiFiSpoof quickly and easily allows you to change your WiFi MAC address via hot-key or the system menu bar.



Version 3.4.4:

  • Updated copyright
  • Localization corrections



  • OS X 10.11 or later



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20:59
WhatsApp 0.3.3330 - Desktop client for WhatsApp...

WhatsApp is the desktop client for WhatsApp Messenger, a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone, and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends. In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.



Version 0.3.3330:

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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20:59
SteerMouse 5.3.8 - Powerful third-party mouse driver.

SteerMouse is an advanced driver for USB and Bluetooth mice.

SteerMouse can assign various functions to buttons that Apple's software does not allow, including double-clicks, modifier clicks, application switching, assignment of shortcut keys, "snap to" cursor movement, which moves the cursor to target (such as an OK button), and more.

SteerMouse lets you control the cursor's sensitivity on top of the tracking speed. (Apple's software only allows adjustment for the tracking speed.) By adjusting both configurations, you can customize the ideal setting for the cursor to fit the movements of your hand.



Version 5.3.8:

  • Supports macOS Catalina 10.15 beta.
  • Supports Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED.
  • Supports Logitech MX518 (2019).
  • Problem solved where the cursor auto snapping would not work in some applications.
  • Problem solved where cursor speed settings would not be displayed correctly in...
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20:59
Chromium 75.0.3770.100 - Fast and stable open-source...

Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web.



Version 75.0.3770.100:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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20:59
Cocktail 12.4 - General maintenance and optimization...

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

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



Version 12.4:

  • Addresses an issue in which kernel cache could not be rebuilt, "Can't create kext cache under / - owner not root" error
  • Fixed compatibility of the feature to remove localization files with applications that use incorrectly sealed symbolic links to simulate multiple language packages...
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20:59
NetShade 8.0.1 - Browse privately using anonymous...

NetShade is an anonymous proxy and VPN app+service for Mac. Unblock your Internet through NetShade's high-speed proxy and VPN servers spanning seven countries.

  • NetShade masks your IP address as you browse the web, by routing you through a proxy server. Anonymous proxies are becoming more and more popular in this age of heightened security and privacy concerns, and NetShade provides an effective and straightforward interface to easily protect your privacy. NetShade currently runs nine high-quality, super-fast, dedicated proxy servers located in the US and Europe.
  • In addition to HTTP proxy, all of NetShade's servers offer a robust encrypted SSL for those times when privacy is of the utmost importance.
  • NetShade 7 introduces IPv6 support. Even if your ISP doesn't yet support IPv6, you can now get an IPv6 address from one of NetShade's proxy or VPN servers. Unblock content that was previously inaccessible by using IPv6.

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20:59
BetterTouchTool 3.084 - Customize multi-touch...

BetterTouchTool adds many new, fully customizable gestures to the Magic Mouse, Multi-Touch MacBook trackpad, and Magic Trackpad.

These gestures are customizable:

Magic Mouse:

  • Pinch in / out (zoom)
  • Single-finger tap left
  • Single-finger tap right
  • Single-finger tap middle
  • Single-finger tap
  • Single-finger click middle
  • Two-finger tap
  • Two-finger click
  • Two-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Two-finger tip tap left/right
  • Three-finger tap
  • Three-finger click
  • Three-finger swipe (up/down/left/right)
  • Four-finger swipe up/down
  • Four-finger click
  • TipTap left/right

Touchpad:

  • Single-finger tap top-left
  • Single-finger tap top-right
  • Single-finger tap top-middle
  • Single-finger tap bottom-left
  • Single-finger tap bottom-right
  • Single-finger tap bottom-middle...
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20:59
Google Chrome 75.0.3770.100 - Modern and fast Web...

Google Chrome is a Web browser by Google, created to be a modern platform for Web pages and applications. It utilizes very fast loading of Web pages and has a V8 engine, which is a custom built JavaScript engine. Because Google has used parts from Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox browsers, they made the project open source.



Version 75.0.3770.100:

A list of all changes is available in the log.



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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20:59
Firefox 67.0.3 - Fast, safe Web browser.

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

The Web, as it's meant to be experienced

Features

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



Version 67.0.3:

  • First offered to Release channel users on June 18, 2019
  • Security fix



  • OS X 10.9 or later



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