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Tuesday August 13

02:11
Coastal-inspired tropical Apple Aventura is now open

Apple has launched a grand re-opening of the Apple Aventura store outside Miami, punctuated by an all-new design set in a new location. The coastal-themed Apple Store borrows from Miami…

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02:07
Longtime Apple health researcher leaves for Gates...

Dr. Andrew Trister, a pioneer in the Apple Health team has left Apple to begin a new role in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Trister signed up on…

The post Longtime Apple health researcher leaves for Gates Foundation role appeared first on iLounge.

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02:06
Samsung Reinvents the Flip Phone to Fold in...

During Samsung's Q2 financial conference call at the end of July Samsung executives stated that the company would try to expand on their foldable smartphone lineup. With a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week we're able to see that Samsung may be out to reinvent the classic flip phone in a dramatic way. .

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00:01
Parallels Desktop 15 for macOS Catalina makes the...




PC virtualization software maker Parallels on Tuesday released the newest version of its eponymous software, adding faster performance through Metal support for the first time, as well as Keychain integration.

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00:00
How to download and install iCloud for Windows

Do you have a Windows laptop or desktop that you’d like to sync up with iCloud? Read along for how to get access to iCloud Photos, Mail, Contacts, Calendars, iCloud Drive, and Safari bookmarks on your Windows machine.

more…

The post How to download and install iCloud for Windows appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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Monday August 12

20:59
FileZilla 3.44.1 - Fast and reliable FTP client.

FileZilla (ported from Windows) is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.



Version 3.44.1:

  • Fixed a regression introduced in 3.44.0-rc1 breaking support for insecure servers



  • macOS 10.11 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
EarthDesk 7.4 - $24.99

EarthDesk replaces your static desktop picture with a rendered image of Earth showing correct sun, moon, and city illumination.

With an Internet connection, EarthDesk displays near-real-time global cloud cover, allowing users to track hurricanes and typhoons, or simply admire our beautiful planet. User options allow you to adjust the overall transparency of the cloud layer.

Features

  • Crisp, Realistic Images - Unique to EarthDesk is accurate rendering of moonlight on the Living Earth satellite map. To create this stunning effect, the phase of the moon and reflectiveness of the Earth's surface are used to determine correct coloring of the image, ensuring a realistic view of the Earth from space.
  • Global Cloud Cover - EarthDesk displays near real-time global cloud cover (internet access required), letting you track storms and volcanic eruptions, or simply admire our beautiful planet. You can also...
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20:59
DiskCatalogMaker 7.5.4 - Catalog your disks.

DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks.

  • Simple, light-weight, and fast
  • Finder-like intuitive look and feel
  • Super-fast search algorithm
  • Can compress catalog data for disk space
  • Can generate thumbnail images
  • Long Unicode file name support
  • ZIP / RAR / 7-Zip / StuffIt / tar / gzip / bzip2 / CompactPro / LHA archive formats and DiskTracker text format support
  • A 64bit Cocoa application (OS X-native format)



Version 7.5.4:

  • Fixed a memory leak bug when closing a catalog file



  • OS X 10.7 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
Safari Technology Preview 13.1 - The newest browser...

Safari Technology Preview contains the most recent additions and improvements to WebKit and the latest advances in Safari web technologies. And once installed, you will receive notifications of updates from the Mac App Store.

Features

  • Shared Links Extensibility. Use the new Shared Links API extension to add link suggestions to the shared links feed on Safari for OS X and iOS.
  • Content Blocking API for Safari extensions. Easily block content from a large collection of webpage resources with minimal overhead and incredibly high performance.
  • Force Touch Trackpad Mouse Events. Create interactivity like never before using new events and force information from the Force Touch Trackpad.
  • CSS Scroll Snapping. Use CSS scroll snapping to keep the focal point of your content in view when scrolling momentum stops.
  • FairPlay Streaming....
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20:59
Chromium 76.0.3809.100 - 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 76.0.3809.100:

  • High CVE-2019-5868: Use-after-free in PDFium ExecuteFieldAction
  • Medium CVE-2019-5867: Out-of-bounds read in V8
  • Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives
  • Many of our security bugs are detected 

Complete list of changes can be found here



  • OS X 10.10 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
Skype 8.51.0.72 - Voice-over-internet phone and chat...

Skype allows you to talk to friends, family and co-workers across the Internet without the inconvenience of long distance telephone charges. Using peer-to-peer data transmission technology, Skype eliminates the central server as a middle manager.

Today, millions of individuals and businesses are taking advantage of Skype's diverse communication features:

  • Free Skype-to-Skype
  • Landline and cellphone calling
  • SMS and instant messaging
  • Voicemail
  • Free video calls
  • Call forwarding to your phone when you're offline

Skype-to-Skype calls, video calls, and instant messaging are free, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world. Users can make phone calls and send SMS messages at great value Pay-As-You-Go rates, or make unlimited calls to certain countries with a subscription.



Version 8.51.0.72:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

  • Release notes...
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20:28
Lowest prices: High-end MacBook Air for $1,299;...




B&H Photo has slashed prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Air and 2nd Generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Save $300 to $500 on the high-end devices, which are equipped with additional storage over standard models. Plus take advantage of special financing offers or save on tax.

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20:17
Apple sued for storing iCloud data on third-party...




A class-action lawsuit lodged with a California court on Monday accuses Apple of false advertising, claiming the company banked on its name by telling consumers iCloud data is "stored by Apple" when, in fact, the information is in some cases siloed on servers run by Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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18:29
Losing your iPhone makes paying off Apple Card a...




Apple Card, like any service that lives solely on iPhone, becomes a major inconvenience when a device is lost or stolen, with users in some cases forced to contact customer service to perform essential tasks like paying off their balance.

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17:43
Apple Card: How to track and manage Daily Cash...

While Apple Card might not be the most lucrative card in terms of rewards, where it shines is ease of use – especially when it comes to cashback. Here’s how to track, manage, and spend Apple Card cashback.

more…

The post Apple Card: How to track and manage Daily Cash rewards appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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17:42
If you lose your iPhone, you can’t pay your Apple...

That’s….inconvenient.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:17
“The Morning Show” official teaser trailer

Apple is rolling out more teases for the upcoming Apple TV + streaming service.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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17:02
Google Pixel owners can claim up to $500 in class...

Google's settlement over faulty Pixel microphones has largely cleared the gauntlet, and it's now time to make a claim -- though how much you'll get depends on how well you qualify. The tech giant is offering up to $20 to any US resident who bought a...

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16:35
Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends...

Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

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16:03
'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics...

Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade's performan...

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15:26
Google explains how its Search deindexing bug...

Back in April, the Internet saw just how beholden it is to one company when a Google Search bug led to websites not showing up on the search engine. In the aftermath of the event, which according to one estimate affected as many as four percent of th...

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15:07
[Sponsor] Easily Secure and Manage Your Apple...

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15:01
WordPress owner Automattic to purchase Tumblr from...




Automattic, parent company of popular online publishing platform WordPress, has agreed to purchase microblogging service Tumblr from current owner Verizon for an undisclosed sum, it was reported on Monday.

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15:01
Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid makes a quick SUV...

The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid is an outstanding SUV. It's quick, agile and sort of tricks you into thinking you're driving a smaller vehicle. But Porsche being Porsche the automaker wasn't happy to leave the vehicle be. So they introduced the Cayenne Tu...

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14:35
As the Excitement Builds for Apple TV+, the First...

Earlier today Apple released a first look at its upcoming drama, "The Morning Show," starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon.

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14:32
'Storm Area 51' event creator is working...

Facebook may have shut down the "Storm Area 51" event that racked up more than two million followers, but the spirit of the meme is going to live on in the form of a festival. Matty Roberts, the creator of the original event, announced that he teamed...

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14:29
NetNewsWire 5.0 RSS reader launches in public beta...

If you’ve used the Mac for a while, you’ve likely heard the name NetNewsWire. It’s a powerful and open source RSS reader for macOS, and it’s being completely relaunched with an array of useful features.

more…

The post NetNewsWire 5.0 RSS reader launches in public beta with Dark Mode, Safari extension, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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14:03
Courant Catch:2 integrates 5 Qi coils for better...




Courant on Monday released a new dual-device wireless charger that bakes in five Qi charging coils for a better wireless charging experience. AppleInsider goes hands-on to see how it performs.

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13:58
Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty...

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest its purchases of Instagram and WhatsApp were carried out, in part, to stave off potential competitive thr...

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13:41
Verizon will sell Tumblr to the owner of WordPress

The rumors of Verizon selling Tumblr turned out to have merit. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is selling the social network to Automattic, the company behind the blogging tool WordPress. It's not disclosing the size of the deal, but Automattic...

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13:22
WordPress owner Automattic to acquire Tumblr for ‘...

Verizon announced today that it has sold blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic, the company behind WordPress. The Wall Street Journal says the transaction is valued at a “nominal amount,” despite Tumblr having once been sold acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

more…

The post WordPress owner Automattic to acquire Tumblr for ‘nominal amount’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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13:10
Sony debuts massive 9-inch CarPlay + Android Auto...

Despite CarPlay and Android Auto becoming quite popular in newer vehicles, there are many of us that don’t plan on buying a new car anytime soon. Thankfully many companies have stepped up to the plate to deliver aftermarket solutions to consumers. Today’s release is far from Sony’s first attempt to bring aftermarket support for CarPlay and Android Auto to legacy vehicles, but it is however the biggest Sony CarPlay receiver has released to date. more…

The post Sony debuts massive 9-inch CarPlay + Android Auto Receiver w/ modest price tag appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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13:03
Security Researcher Develops Lightning Cable That...

A security researcher named MG has developed a Lightning cable replacement that can give hackers a way to remotely access your computer, reports Motherboard.

The cables in question (dubbed O.MG Cables) are cables directly from Apple that have been opened up to allow for additional components to be implanted, but the modifications are undetectable and there's no way to distinguish the hacked cable from the original.

Image via Motherboard

When plugged into a target computer, the cable behaves as a typical cable does, connecting to and charging iOS devices, but it also lets hackers remotely connect to a machine to run commands. It comes equipped with scripts and commands that a hacker can run on a victim's machine,...

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13:02
How to see and import your Aperture photos in macOS...




You won't be able to launch Aperture after macOS Catalina arrives, so you need to take steps now. If you don't, though, we've still got you covered with how to rescue those images after upgrading.

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12:57
Back to school: The apps you need to relax, create...

Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we...

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12:42
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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12:40
Navigation apps still lack railroad safety info the...

Your phone's GPS app can alert you when you approach a speed trap or accident -- but will remain silent if you come upon a dangerous railroad crossing. Politico reported that Google, Apple and Microsoft have yet to add information on US railroad cros...

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12:19
Android users can log into some Google services...

In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably...

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12:10
Review: Symfonisk AirPlay 2 speaker review - HomePod...




The Symfonisk lamp is what comes out the other end when Ikea mixes its design and function with Sonos's audio capabilities and experience. It's a smart Wi-Fi connected speaker that is hidden within a modern-looking lamp.

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12:03
TP-Link won't be supporting HomeKit in its...

TP-Link will not be updating their popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini to support Apple's HomeKit, according to the product's FAQ page. The networking brand had previously announced support for Apple's smart home framework at CES back in January, with plans...

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11:56
Zagg Folio for iPad mini 5 adds long-lasting...




Accessory producer Zagg has launched a new case for the fifth-generation iPad mini, with the Zagg Folio providing protection as well as a lightweight keyboard turning Apple's compact tablet into a very small but highly capable notebook.

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11:47
Venmo can instantly transfer money to your bank...

Venmo's instant transfers are no longer limited to sending money to debit cards. The PayPal-owned service now permits transferring money immediately to linked bank accounts. It still incurs the same 1 percent fee with a minimum 25-cent transfer cos...

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11:30
Is AMD's RDNA graphics technology ready to...

Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components that make our tech faster. In this episode, we're taking a close look at AMD's RDNA graphics architecture. AMD's previous architecture, GCN, powered the...

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11:14
FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural...

The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year's Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction. The fund...

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10:42
BBC to pull all radio services from TuneIn UK

The BBC is becoming pickier about how its many listeners access its award-winning radio programs. TuneIn announced that the British broadcaster was pulling its domestic streams from its service, effective August 30th. The change will only impact UK l...

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10:34
CES 2019 Reviews: iPhone/MacBook Battery, Mac...

Roaming CES reporter Jeff Porten reviews three products he picked up at 2019’s CES: a battery that can charge an iPhone or MacBook, an audio equalizer app for the Mac, and a cheaper alternative to Apple’s AirPods.

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10:28
Buy the Best Lightning to USB Adapter for iOS 13

If you’re looking forward to USB drive and mouse support for your iPhone and iPad in Apple’s upcoming iOS 13, make sure you get the right Lightning adapter. You want the bigger one.

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10:21
Sony's new receiver makes it easy to install a...

Just in time to take advantage of significant Android Auto updates and upcoming CarPlay enhancements in iOS 13, Sony has announced an updated version of its XAV-AX5000 in-car receiver. In a change from its predecessor, the XAV-AX8000 allows drivers t...

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10:00
Review: Need a lot of power and an AC outlet? The...

The Renogy Phoenix 100 Mini Power Station and matching black cat. Photo ©2019, Steven Sande

Apple World Today readers have probably had their fill of reviews of battery packs. There are battery cases, external battery packs, USB-C battery packs, and just about every other external power source you can imagine. But what if you need an AC outlet when you’re out in the woods? Today we’re going to look at the Renogy Phoenix 100 Mini Power Station (US$159.99), a battery pack that leaves most of its competitors in the dust.

Design

Batteries aren’t lightweight, so you can imagine that a 27,000mAh capacity power station like this weighs a bit more than the usual external battery pack. At 17.8 ounces (705g), the Renogy Phoenix 100 isn’t lightweight. It’s also a bit larger - 2.7 x 2.7 x 6.1 inches (6.9 x 6.9 x 15.4 cm), so you’re...

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09:59
9to5Mac Daily: August 12, 2019 – iPhone 11 Pro,...

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

Sponsored by Skillshare: With thousands of online classes, Skillshare can help you improve your professional skill set, start that side hustle, pursue a passion project, and much more. Get two free...

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09:51
Zagg launches iPad mini 5 keyboard folio case with...

Zagg has unveiled its latest keyboard case for iPad mini 5 that offers full device protection, backlit keys (7 colors), 180-degree viewing angles, up to two-year battery life, and more.

more…

The post Zagg launches iPad mini 5 keyboard folio case with colored backlit keys, up to 2-year battery life, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:51
Waking your TV with a smart speaker? It could be...

If you’re using a smart speaker to turn on your TV via voice commands, you might unwittingly be doubling the overall power usage of your TV set.

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09:45
Nike rolls out a subscription service for kids’...

Whether for streaming, productivity software, health-tracking apps, clothing or deliveries, companies are increasingly adopting a subscription model to keep customers hooked and bring in revenue. The latest to join the fray is Nike, which on Monday u...

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09:28
Apple releases trailer for ‘The Morning Show’

Apple has released a trailer for The Morning Show, its upcoming drama about a morning news show starring Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Anniston, and Steve Carell.

It’s been described as "an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women and men who carry out this daily televised ritual.

The Morning Show will be the 36th scripted series for AppleTV+, Apple’s upcoming streaming subscription service that’s due this fall. Pricing hasn’t been announced.





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09:15
iPhone SE is just $90 today, plus deals on LG...
09:13
Apple's 'The Morning Show' teaser...

Apple is finally ready to offer a peek at its TV+ tentpole series The Morning Show... if only a brief one. The tech giant has released a teaser trailer that doesn't reveal any actual scenes, but makes it patently clear that there will be a lot of te...

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09:12
Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple...

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment.

What can you get for a couple billion dollars? Apple hopes to attract some of the best talent in TV and film production, including huge stars and directors, and to lock down the television and movie rights to best-selling books. Though the company has only given us a glimpse at a handful of shows, the Hollywood trade press has uncovered many more through its reporting on deals from casting agents and production companies.

To read this article in...

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09:00
Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made...

If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls...

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08:46
DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta 6

Sixth public beta with another round of extensive improvements and fixes for the information management app. ($99/$149/$499 new, free update, 90.5 MB)

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08:44
1Password 7.3.2

Maintenance release focused on improving the password manager's stability. ($64.99 new, free update, 51.3 MB)

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08:40
ChronoSync 4.9.4

Maintenance release for the synchronization and backup app with a smattering of bug fixes and improvements. ($49.99 new, free update, 66.8 MB)

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08:37
How to keep your MacBook Pro battery healthy for...




The battery in your new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air has a finite life, but with a few steps you can maximize how long it is before you have to replace them -- and how many hours of use you get each day.

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08:36
TP-Link cancels HomeKit plans for the most promising...

One of the more interesting announcements to come out of this year’s CES wasn’t a new product at all, it was an upcoming update to an old one. Budget device maker TP-Link announced that it would be updating its popular Wi-Fi Plug Mini with HomeKit support so it could be controlled by Siri.

However, after the “early 2019” deadline came and went, TP-Link has now announced that it won’t actually be supporting HomeKit after all. In a support document uncovered by an eagle-eyed Reddit user, TP has broken the news to anyone who was waiting for the update to arrive:

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

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08:33
BusyCal 3.6.9

Adds the capability to display an attached graphic on all days of a multi-day event in Day view. ($49.99 new, free update, 22.2 MB)

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08:33
Apple MacBook Pros drop to as low as $999 in today...




Shoppers on the hunt for the best deal on Apple's MacBook Pro can pick up a 2017 MacBook Pro for just $999 or a 2018 model for $1,499 while supplies last. Meanwhile, 15-inch MacBook Pros are also on sale, with prices as low as $1,999.

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08:31
The best laptops for back-to-school season

Please enjoy this guide to the best laptops for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we went big on tips and b...

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08:15
Netflix’s 'The Crown' returns November 17th

After almost two years since the last installment dropped, Netflix has revealed a release date for season three of The Crown: November 17th. It will chart the Royal Family's history between 1964 and 1977, and touch on events such as the Beatles' asce...

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08:00
Creating electricity from a bog in a bomb crater

They might not deliver as much electricity as solar panels and windmills, but Geobacter have an extra talent. The microorganisms can purify water by consuming waste, then excrete electrons we can harvest as energy. To show that in action, Artist Tere...

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07:58
∞ Susan Kare Macintosh commercial

[VIDEO] Susan Kare is the designer behind the original Mac icons and fonts. Her work is foundational, incredibly influential. But few people outside Apple have heard her speak.

The video embedded in the main Loop post was posted on Andy Hertzfeld’s amazing YouTube channel. Feels like time travel to me, a real moment in time.

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07:56
Ditto tvOS Receiver app enables simultaneous...

Wireless presentation software developer, Squirrels, is out today with a new application for Apple TV to offer enhanced screen mirroring from almost any device. The Ditto tvOS Receiver app allows mirroring of up to four devices at a time from iOS, macOS, Chrome OS, Windows, and Android.

more…

The post Ditto tvOS Receiver app enables simultaneous mirroring of up to 4 devices to Apple TV from iOS, macOS, Android, Windows appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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07:53
These legit-looking iPhone Lightning cables will...

Joseph Cox, Motherboard:

I plugged the Apple lightning cable into my iPod and connected it to my Mac, just as I normally would. My iPod started charging, iTunes detected the device, and my iPod produced the pop-up asking if I wanted to trust this computer. All expected behaviour.

But this cable was hiding a secret. A short while later, a hacker remotely opened a terminal on my Mac’s screen, letting them run commands on my computer as they saw fit. This is because this wasn’t a regular cable. Instead, it had been modified to include an implant; extra components placed inside the cable letting the hacker remotely connect to the computer.

This was more fruit from the annual DefCon hacking conference, proof of concept that is worth keeping in mind.

Me? I avoid using unknown USB bricks, lightning or USB-C cables. I suspect I might be overly paranoid, but easy enough to just throw an extra charger in my bag when I travel so I never have to take that chance....

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07:49
DiskCatalogMaker 7.5.4 - Catalog your disks.

DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool which catalogs disks.

  • Simple, light-weight, and fast
  • Finder-like intuitive look and feel
  • Super-fast search algorithm
  • Can compress catalog data for disk space
  • Can generate thumbnail images
  • Long Unicode file name support
  • ZIP / RAR / 7-Zip / StuffIt / tar / gzip / bzip2 / CompactPro / LHA archive formats and DiskTracker text format support
  • A 64bit Cocoa application (OS X-native format)



Version 7.5.4:

  • Fixed a memory leak bug when closing a catalog file



  • OS X 10.7 or later



Download Now]]>

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07:48
Twitter test notifies you of replies to interesting...

Twitter has a solution for anyone who's ever wanted to follow a juicy conversation without constantly refreshing their apps. The social site is testing notifications on Android and iOS for replies to a given tweet, ensuring that you won't miss a mom...

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07:46
Samsung spamming Galaxy phones with multiple Note 10...

Android Police:

That’s right, Samsung is once again spamming Galaxy phones with advertisements, this time for the Note10.

This time around, push notifications advertising the Note10 are being sent out by at least three pre-installed applications — Samsung Pay, Bixby, and the Samsung Push Service. Bixby wants you to ask it about the Note10, Samsung Pay is offering points when you look at the phone’s product page, and Samsung Push Service just gives you a banner ad with no indication of where it came from. I received the Bixby ad on my international Galaxy S10e, but I haven’t personally seen the others.

Does Apple push unasked-for ads like this? I can’t ever recall getting an ad of any kind from Siri.

∞ Read this on The Loop...

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07:46
Safari Technology Preview 13.1 - The newest browser...

Safari Technology Preview contains the most recent additions and improvements to WebKit and the latest advances in Safari web technologies. And once installed, you will receive notifications of updates from the Mac App Store.

Features

  • Shared Links Extensibility. Use the new Shared Links API extension to add link suggestions to the shared links feed on Safari for OS X and iOS.
  • Content Blocking API for Safari extensions. Easily block content from a large collection of webpage resources with minimal overhead and incredibly high performance.
  • Force Touch Trackpad Mouse Events. Create interactivity like never before using new events and force information from the Force Touch Trackpad.
  • CSS Scroll Snapping. Use CSS scroll snapping to keep the focal point of your content in view when scrolling momentum stops.
  • FairPlay Streaming....
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07:43
TP-Link retracts promise to bring HomeKit support to...

At CES in January, TP-Link announced plans to add HomeKit support to its popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini sometime in “early” 2019. Unfortunately, however, it now appears that TP-Link has dropped those plans completely.

more…

The post TP-Link retracts promise to bring HomeKit support to its Kasa Smart Plug Mini appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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07:31
Apple Shares Teaser for Upcoming 'The Morning...

Apple today shared a one-minute teaser trailer for its upcoming "The Morning Show" drama show starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. The series will debut this fall on Apple TV+.

"The Morning Show," as its name suggests, will take a look inside the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning.The news is only half the story.

The Morning Show stars Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy Award-winner Jennifer Aniston and Emmy Award-winner Steve Carell in a high-stakes drama that pulls back the curtain on early morning TV.Apple has also created Twitter and Instagram accounts for "The Morning Show."

Apple TV+ is Apple's upcoming streaming video service that will compete with Netflix on original content, with dozens of TV shows and movies already lined up....

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07:22
WSJ Apple Card review: The credit card of the future...

David Pierce, Wall Street Journal:

The Apple Card makes quite an impression. The white titanium slab contains no numbers or expiration date—only your name, an Apple logo and the chip. Whip it out of your wallet and it clatters onto a table with a delightful “tink” sound. James Bond might be a Black Card guy, but Q would definitely use an Apple Card.

And:

The card isn’t the point, though. The Apple Card is mostly a digital being, a combination of expense-tracker and bill-payer in an app on your phone. It’s also something of an ad for Apple Pay, the company’s tech for paying with iPhone, your Apple Watch or your Apple ID.

And:

If you have the Apple Card, you get 2% back on purchases you make using Apple Pay—3% when you use the card to buy apps, movies and devices from Apple.

And:

The most surprising thing about my testing was discovering how many places accept the tap-to-pay Apple Pay features. Apple says 65% of all U.S. retail...

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07:20
Apple teases 'The Morning Show' arriving...




Apple has started to tease 'The Morning Show,' a drama starring Jeniffer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell for its upcoming AppleTV+ service starting this fall, hinting at the behind-the-scenes tensions of a fictional television show.

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07:08
Apple shares sneak peek trailer for ‘The Morning...

Apple today shared a minute-long trailer for its upcoming Apple TV+ drama ‘The Morning Show’.

Apple TV+ is Apple’s original content video subscription service, first previewed at the March event, and is set to launch this fall. Watch the new trailer after the jump…

more…

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07:00
Hands-on with the premium CATCH:2 aluminum and...

Since Apple debuted wireless charging support in its iPhones back in 2017, the market for wireless chargers has quickly become crowded. However, options for premium wireless chargers are more limited. Ahead of the launch of Courant’s CATCH:2 today, we’ve been able to spend some time with the slick aluminum and Italian leather-clad dual wireless charger.

more…

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06:59
Exclusive Networks announces Aerohive Networks...

Exclusive Networks NAM, a distributor in cybersecurity and cloud transformation, has announced its U.S. and Canadian partnerships with Aerohive Networks, which specializes in cloud-managed networking. 

The companies say the joint goal of this collaborative effort is to expand Exclusive Networks’ delivery of services and help customers benefit from Aerohive’s network offerings, including cloud-managed wireless, switching, routing, and security technologies.

Exclusive Networks (www.exclusive-networks.com) is a  global specialist VAD for cybersecurity and cloud solutions. The company’s capabilities are backed by best-of-breed vendor portfolios and a host of compelling services from pre- and post-sales technical support to leasing, training, professional services and global project management. Exclusive Networks has offices across five continents and presence in over 100 countries,

Aerohive (...

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06:59
Exclusive Networks announces Aerohive Networks...

Exclusive Networks NAM, a distributor in cybersecurity and cloud transformation, has announced its U.S. and Canadian partnerships with Aerohive Networks, which specializes in cloud-managed networking. 

The companies say the joint goal of this collaborative effort is to expand Exclusive Networks’ delivery of services and help customers benefit from Aerohive’s network offerings, including cloud-managed wireless, switching, routing, and security technologies.

Exclusive Networks (www.exclusive-networks.com) is a  global specialist VAD for cybersecurity and cloud solutions. The company’s capabilities are backed by best-of-breed vendor portfolios and a host of compelling services from pre- and post-sales technical support to leasing, training, professional services and global project management. Exclusive Networks has offices across five continents and presence in over 100 countries,

Aerohive (...

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06:59
Exclusive Networks announces Aerohive Networks...

Exclusive Networks NAM, a distributor in cybersecurity and cloud transformation, has announced its U.S. and Canadian partnerships with Aerohive Networks, which specializes in cloud-managed networking. 

The companies say the joint goal of this collaborative effort is to expand Exclusive Networks’ delivery of services and help customers benefit from Aerohive’s network offerings, including cloud-managed wireless, switching, routing, and security technologies.

Exclusive Networks (www.exclusive-networks.com) is a  global specialist VAD for cybersecurity and cloud solutions. The company’s capabilities are backed by best-of-breed vendor portfolios and a host of compelling services from pre- and post-sales technical support to leasing, training, professional services and global project management. Exclusive Networks has offices across five continents and presence in over 100 countries,

Aerohive (...

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06:59
Exclusive Networks announces Aerohive Networks...

Exclusive Networks NAM, a distributor in cybersecurity and cloud transformation, has announced its U.S. and Canadian partnerships with Aerohive Networks, which specializes in cloud-managed networking. 

The companies say the joint goal of this collaborative effort is to expand Exclusive Networks’ delivery of services and help customers benefit from Aerohive’s network offerings, including cloud-managed wireless, switching, routing, and security technologies.

Exclusive Networks (www.exclusive-networks.com) is a  global specialist VAD for cybersecurity and cloud solutions. The company’s capabilities are backed by best-of-breed vendor portfolios and a host of compelling services from pre- and post-sales technical support to leasing, training, professional services and global project management. Exclusive Networks has offices across five continents and presence in over 100 countries,

Aerohive (...

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06:53
Steve Jobs and the bicycle analogy

Fascinating deep dive into Steve Jobs’ beloved bicycle analogy.

Here’s the quote:

“When we invented the personal computer, we created a new kind of bicycle…a new man-machine partnership…a new generation of entrepreneurs.” —Steve Jobs, c. 1980

After you read Steven Sinofsky’s excellent post, take a few minutes to read Steve Jobs’ original essay that started this whole thing off.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:51
Samsung's midrange phones helped its market...

Samsung might have good reason for suggesting that midrange phones could help it escape its profit slump. Canalys estimated that Samsung was thriving in Europe in the second quarter of 2019 thanks partly to its midrange phones, surging to 40.6 perce...

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06:43
Feature Request: A Telegram-style ‘silent message’...

Telegram this weekend added a ‘silent message’ option to the latest version of its app. I thought this was a really handy feature and is something I’d like to see Apple add to Messages.

There are three main scenarios where the audible alert you get with incoming Messages may be unwelcome, and the iPhone currently offers solutions for only two of them…

more…

The post Feature Request: A Telegram-style ‘silent message’ option in Apple’s Messages appeared first on...

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06:42
FileZilla 3.44.1 - Fast and reliable FTP client.

FileZilla (ported from Windows) is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.



Version 3.44.1:

  • Fixed a regression introduced in 3.44.0-rc1 breaking support for insecure servers



  • macOS 10.11 or later



Download Now]]>

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06:29
Say cheese: Ransomware-ing a DSLR camera

Eyal Itkin, Checkpoint:

Our research shows how an attacker in close proximity (WiFi), or an attacker who already hijacked our PC (USB), can also propagate to and infect our beloved cameras with malware. Imagine how would you respond if attackers inject ransomware into both your computer and the camera, causing them to hold all of your pictures hostage unless you pay ransom.

I can’t imagine this ever being worth the time for a hacker, but just another example of why we can’t have nice things. And the questionable value of adding the internet to everything.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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06:22
Chromium 76.0.3809.100 - 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 76.0.3809.100:

  • High CVE-2019-5868: Use-after-free in PDFium ExecuteFieldAction
  • Medium CVE-2019-5867: Out-of-bounds read in V8
  • Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives
  • Many of our security bugs are detected 

Complete list of changes can be found here



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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06:15
Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign now...

Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory Server 2.1.25, a security update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The app automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. Output Factory Server offers layer versioning, preflighting, email notifications, scripts, variable names and more. Version 2.1.25 was updated to satisfy forthcoming macOS security demands and has now received the seal of approval issued by the Apple notary service.

Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $699.95. A demo is available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.

The post...

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06:15
Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign now...

Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory Server 2.1.25, a security update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The app automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. Output Factory Server offers layer versioning, preflighting, email notifications, scripts, variable names and more. Version 2.1.25 was updated to satisfy forthcoming macOS security demands and has now received the seal of approval issued by the Apple notary service.

Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $699.95. A demo is available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.

The post...

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06:15
Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign now...

Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory Server 2.1.25, a security update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The app automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. Output Factory Server offers layer versioning, preflighting, email notifications, scripts, variable names and more. Version 2.1.25 was updated to satisfy forthcoming macOS security demands and has now received the seal of approval issued by the Apple notary service.

Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $699.95. A demo is available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.

The post...

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06:15
Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign now...

Zevrix Solutions has announced Output Factory Server 2.1.25, a security update to company’s output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. 

The app automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. Output Factory Server offers layer versioning, preflighting, email notifications, scripts, variable names and more. Version 2.1.25 was updated to satisfy forthcoming macOS security demands and has now received the seal of approval issued by the Apple notary service.

Output Factory Server can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $699.95. A demo is available for download. The upgrade to version 2 is $350 for the licensed users of Output Factory Server 1.x and BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2019.

The post...

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06:14
How to uninstall iOS 13 beta

In this article, we at iLounge will guide you on how to uninstall iOS 13 beta. So recently, I upgraded my iPhone 7 to Apple’s new iOS 13 beta. Since…

The post How to uninstall iOS 13 beta appeared first on iLounge.

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06:12
Apple remains third largest smartphone vendor in...

Apple remained the third largest smartphone vender in Europe in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 with 14.1% market share, though iPhone sales dropped 17% to 6.4 units, according to Canalys.

The research group says that, during the quarter, Samsung “rocketed” to over 40% market share in Europe, its highest for five years, as it shipped 18.3 million smartphones. Huawei came in second with 18.8% market share on sales of 8.5 units, though its unit sales were down 16% year-over-year.

Xiaomi placed fourth with 9.6% market share. The China-based company saw sales grow by 48% year-over-year.





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06:03
Apple’s iPad has 29% of the global tablet market

The global tablet market declined 7% year-on-year in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, according to Strategy Analytics. Apple’s iPad still dominates the global tablet market with 29% market share, thought growth was down 7% year-over-year.

Strategy Analytics says shipments dripped to 10.7 million units in Q2 2019. The new iPad Air and iPad mini devices pushed average selling prices (ASPs) higher alongside continued strong demand for iPad Pro, boosting ASPs to $469 this quarter from $410 in Q2 2018.

“This move higher up the price tiers boosts Apple profits but it negatively impacts total shipments compared to previous quarters,” says Eric Smith of Strategy Analytics. “Ultimately, Apple is using iPad Pro to cannibalize the PC market, so the number of boxes they ship probably aren’t as important as the product mix.”



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06:00
Hands-on: Adobe Fresco is the most realistic tool...

There’s no shortage of iPad creativity apps on the market today, but Adobe wants to prove there’s room for at least one more. Adobe Fresco is a new tool for iPad illustrators promising a truly organic drawing and painting experience that accelerates workflows across multiple devices. I’ve been testing the app to see how natural it feels and how it compares to other tools, including Adobe’s own existing apps.

more…

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06:00
Get Luminar 3 and Learn How To Use It Like A Pro

When I shoot photos with my Canon mirrorless camera that look great, but just need a little tweaking to become AWESOME, I use Luminar 3. Skylum’s amazing app has changed the way that professional and amateur photographers edit their photos, and today you can get Luminar 3 for Mac and Windows as well as access to Richard Harrington’s “Deep Dive to Luminar 3” online course — all for just $49.

  • Make dozens of adjustments using a single slider

  • Easily browse & sort through images in Luminar 3's library

  • Use Accent AI to...

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05:50
Skype 8.51.0.72 - Voice-over-internet phone and chat...

Skype allows you to talk to friends, family and co-workers across the Internet without the inconvenience of long distance telephone charges. Using peer-to-peer data transmission technology, Skype eliminates the central server as a middle manager.

Today, millions of individuals and businesses are taking advantage of Skype's diverse communication features:

  • Free Skype-to-Skype
  • Landline and cellphone calling
  • SMS and instant messaging
  • Voicemail
  • Free video calls
  • Call forwarding to your phone when you're offline

Skype-to-Skype calls, video calls, and instant messaging are free, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world. Users can make phone calls and send SMS messages at great value Pay-As-You-Go rates, or make unlimited calls to certain countries with a subscription.



Version 8.51.0.72:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

  • Release notes...
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05:50
Huge growth in Apple’s wearables mean they will...

Dramatic growth in Apple’s wearables means that the product category — mostly comprising the Apple Watch and AirPods — will overtake both iPad and Mac by the end of next year, says a new analysis.

While the market is focused on growth in the Cupertino company’s Services revenue, it has largely missed the story when it comes to wearables, claims an analyst…

more…

The post Huge growth in Apple’s wearables mean they will...

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05:44
Samsung Dominated the Smartphone Market in Europe in...

On August first Patently Apple posted a report on Apple's Global iPhone shipments dropping 18.2% in calendar Q2 2019, the highest drop of the top five smartphone OEM's despite having super success with their iPhone XR in the U.S. and in Urban China. Today a new analytical report was posted showing that Apple's iPhone performance in Europe mirrored Apple's global performance.

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05:43
Apple loses ground to Samsung in European smartphone...




Apple shipped 1.3 million fewer iPhones to Europe in the second quarter, analysis of the smartphone market has revealed, a fall of 17% year-on-year, meanwhile Android-based rivals Xiaomi and Samsung are seeing considerable shipment growth over the same period.

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05:00
How to “click accept on the account page” with apps...

Woe to those who receive cryptic messages on their Macs. “Click accept on the account page to update this app” is one of them. Which apps? Which account page? AIEEEE! (Picture Cathy here with frizzy hair, tongue sticking out.)

Turns out that this is an easy problem to resolve, and it comes from a place of corporate generosity. Apple makes a number of apps free to macOS users, some of which were paid at one point. This typically affects iMovie, Garageband, Keynote, Numbers, and Pages.

MacOS still registers and downloads those apps via the Mac App Store, and ownership can apparently get muddled even if don’t recall using multiple Apple IDs or copying the apps across computers. It can also occur if you Mac is serviced and the drive remains in place but the motherboard is swapped.

...

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04:50
Catcher in the Rye ebook will finally be available...

A Catcher in the Rye ebook, along with electronic versions of three other JD Salinger books, will be available for the very first time after the author’s son changed his stance on electronic publishing.

Two reasons were said to have influenced the man responsible for guarding his father’s legacy …

more…

The post Catcher in the Rye ebook will finally be available on Apple Books this week appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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04:19
Samsung Challenges Sony by Introducing the Industry...

Samsung is now out to challenge Sony's dominant position in supplying smartphone OEMs with camera technology. Today Samsung Electronics introduced their 108 megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX

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04:15
Best smart lock for a keyless home

Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart door lock.

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04:11
iPhone market share in Europe drops 17% as Samsung...

The iPhone’s market share in Europe fell 17% year-on-year in Q2 according to today’s Canalys data. Apple did, however, hold its third-place position, behind Samsung and Huawei and ahead of Xiaomi and HMD Global.

The market intelligence company says that iPhone European shipments fell from 7.7M in Q2 2018 to 6.4M in the same quarter this year …

more…

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04:00
Lockly Secure Pro Review: This pricy biometric smart...

Thanks to an external hub, Lockly can now be accessed remotely.

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04:00
Lockly Secure Pro Review: This pricey biometric...

Thanks to an external hub, Lockly can now be accessed remotely.

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03:18
Network operators to benefit from extra $120 billion...

New data from Juniper Research shows that revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach $120 billion by 2024, up from $67 billion this year.

The research group has identified a series of growing revenue opportunities for network operators that will help to combat declining revenues from voice and messaging termination. Juniper Research predicts that mobile identity services, carrier billing and cellular IoT connectivity will be the fastest growing sectors for operators.

Juniper assessed 25 leading operators in its ‘Operator Innovation Index’; scoring their level of agility and innovation, the breadth & quality of their solutions, and their anticipated...

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03:18
Network operators to benefit from extra $120 billion...

New data from Juniper Research shows that revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach $120 billion by 2024, up from $67 billion this year.

The research group has identified a series of growing revenue opportunities for network operators that will help to combat declining revenues from voice and messaging termination. Juniper Research predicts that mobile identity services, carrier billing and cellular IoT connectivity will be the fastest growing sectors for operators.

Juniper assessed 25 leading operators in its ‘Operator Innovation Index’; scoring their level of agility and innovation, the breadth & quality of their solutions, and their anticipated...

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03:18
Network operators to benefit from extra $120 billion...

New data from Juniper Research shows that revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach $120 billion by 2024, up from $67 billion this year.

The research group has identified a series of growing revenue opportunities for network operators that will help to combat declining revenues from voice and messaging termination. Juniper Research predicts that mobile identity services, carrier billing and cellular IoT connectivity will be the fastest growing sectors for operators.

Juniper assessed 25 leading operators in its ‘Operator Innovation Index’; scoring their level of agility and innovation, the breadth & quality of their solutions, and their anticipated...

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03:18
Network operators to benefit from extra $120 billion...

New data from Juniper Research shows that revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach $120 billion by 2024, up from $67 billion this year.

The research group has identified a series of growing revenue opportunities for network operators that will help to combat declining revenues from voice and messaging termination. Juniper Research predicts that mobile identity services, carrier billing and cellular IoT connectivity will be the fastest growing sectors for operators.

Juniper assessed 25 leading operators in its ‘Operator Innovation Index’; scoring their level of agility and innovation, the breadth & quality of their solutions, and their anticipated...

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03:15
Rumor: Next-gen iPad, iPad Pro units could...

The current stirrings from the rumor mill have Apple debuting new iPad Pro and iPad variants in October, both of them moving from single-lens cameras to multi-sensor arrays.

Per an anonymous Chinese supply chain source, it was stated that Apple’s next-gen iPad could feature a triple-lens camera array, while a 10.2-inch entry-level iPad might benefit from a dual-sensor solution similar to iPhone XS. 

Both models are rumored to launch in October. 

The rumor also stated that diagrams of related accessories are currently “floating around,” albeit the official Apple products and/or third-party add-ons are unknown.

Adopting multi-sensor rear-facing cameras in two new iPads would be an unprecedented move for Apple, as the company has yet to migrate dual-lens shooters to its tablet line despite first integrating the technology in 2016’s iPhone 7 Plus. The setup, which incorporates a wide-angle and “telephoto” lens, was later used in 2017’s iPhone 8 Plus and...

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03:01
TP-Link cancels HomeKit plan for Kasa smart plug mini




Following previous pledges to support HomeKit in its Kasa range, TP-Link has now revealed that its popular accessory will not be updated to work with Apple's system.

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03:01
TP-Link cancels HomeKit plan for Kasa smart plug mini




Following previous pledges to support HomeKit in its Kasa range, TP-Link has now revealed that its popular accessory will not be updated to work with Apple's system.

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03:00
Apple releases updated USB-C Digital AV Multiport...

This should come in handy.

Apple has released an updated version of its USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter. The new version adds an HDMI 2.0 port to connect your Mac or iPad Pro to an external display. The previous incarnation feature an HDMI 1.4b port.

The adapter features a USB port to connect peripherals with, as well as a USB-C port for power.

Users can use 3840 x 2160 at 60Hz resolutions on the following:

iPad Pro 11-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Generation), MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017 and later), iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017 and later), iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017 and later), and iMac Pro (2018)

Users can also use 1080p at 60Hz or UHD (3840 x 2160) at 30Hz on the following:

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016 and later), MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016), iMac (non-Retina, 21.5‑inch, 2017), and Mac mini (2018)

To get these resolutions and refresh rates requires you to have macOS 10.14.6 or later, or iOS 12.4 or later.

The...

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03:00
Hulu with Live TV review: The abundant streaming...

Hulu's live TV service still has a few notable drawbacks, but the value is hard to beat.

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03:00
How to add multiple accounts to Apple TV

We may not yet have support for multiple accounts on the iPad, but by gosh, we’ll have it on the Apple TV once tvOS 13 drops. The new feature lets you easily switch between two or more Apple IDs on Apple’s set-top box, which means it’ll be easier to keep your recommendations from getting muddled with the viewing histories of family members and friends who share the device.

Yet, it’s like not multiple accounts on the Mac. Every app you’ve downloaded stays in place when you switch between profiles, and you usually won’t see any differences in the account management of apps like Netflix. (Fortunately, Netflix comes with its own support for multiple accounts.)

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

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03:00
Philo review: A valuable alternative to the average...

By cutting out broadcast and sports networks, the Philo streaming TV service provides cord-cutters lots of channels for not a lot of money.

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03:00
Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs...

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.

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03:00
FuboTV review: This service streams lots of sports...

FuboTV is the best sports streaming bundle for soccer fans and ESPN haters.

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02:26
Triple-Lens Rear Cameras Rumored for Next iPad Pro...

Apple's next-generation iPad could gain a dual-lens rear camera while the next iPad Pro range could get a triple-lens array, according to a rumor out of China.

Japanese blog Mac Otakara cited a Chinese supply source over the weekend claiming the fourth-generation 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro devices will get the same multi-sensor array widely rumored to be coming to Apple's next iPhone range this year.

Meanwhile, Apple's rumored new version of its entry-level iPad – a device with a slightly bigger 10.2-inch screen than the existing 9.7-inch model – will inherit the dual lens setup currently seen in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max....

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01:28
Apple Maps now include Louisiana, Southern...

In 2018, Apple announced that they’ll be rebuilding Apple Maps with first-party data. Though the design and feel of the app are similar, using the zoom and pan feature reveals…

The post Apple Maps now include Louisiana, Southern Mississippi and Texas appeared first on iLounge.

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00:00
How to delete your Twitter account on iPhone

Are you ready to part ways with Twitter? Read along for how to delete your Twitter account from iPhone, iPad, and the web.

more…

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Sunday August 11

23:46
EarthDesk 7.4 - $24.99

EarthDesk replaces your static desktop picture with a rendered image of Earth showing correct sun, moon, and city illumination.

With an Internet connection, EarthDesk displays near-real-time global cloud cover, allowing users to track hurricanes and typhoons, or simply admire our beautiful planet. User options allow you to adjust the overall transparency of the cloud layer.

Features

  • Crisp, Realistic Images - Unique to EarthDesk is accurate rendering of moonlight on the Living Earth satellite map. To create this stunning effect, the phase of the moon and reflectiveness of the Earth's surface are used to determine correct coloring of the image, ensuring a realistic view of the Earth from space.
  • Global Cloud Cover - EarthDesk displays near real-time global cloud cover (internet access required), letting you track storms and volcanic eruptions, or simply admire our beautiful planet. You can also...
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20:59
MacFamilyTree 9.0.3 - Create and explore your family...

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

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

Overview

  • Well-structured, fast and...
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16:21
Tesla in Moscow crashes into tow truck while on...

Another Tesla crash might serve as a reminder that Autopilot isn't flawless. Driver Alexi Tretyakov reported that his EV (said to be a Model 3) crashed into a parked tow truck on Moscow's Ring Road while Autopilot was active. The owner said the Aug...

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15:55
Review: The BenQ EL2870U monitor is an inexpensive...




Thunderbolt displays are great and incredibly flexible, but are generally overkill for users just looking for 4K. Ostensibly aimed at gamers, the BenQ EL2870U 4K display is an affordable 4K display with good video connectivity options.

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15:49
Logic Pros: Organize your workflow with the Logic...

If you’ve ever wondered how the Logic Plug-in Link system works, you’re in the right place. This is something we briefly touched on in the understanding plug-ins section of our Logic Pro X 101 series, but today it’s time to link it all the way up. This easily overlooked feature — designed to accomodate customized workflows and to help organize that collage of plug-in windows currently burying your musical masterpiece — has been staring you right in the face this entire time. more…

The post Logic Pros: Organize your workflow with the Logic Plug-in Link system appeared first on...

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15:01
US Navy will scrap touchscreen controls on its...

The US military normally embraces technology whenever possible. This time, however, it's taking a conspicuous step back. The Navy will ditch touchscreens on destroyers within the next 18 to 24 months, reverting instead to conventional helm controls...

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14:04
Vintage 30-Year-Old Mac Resurrected As a Web Server

Long-time Slashdot reader Huxley_Dunsany writes: After much work rebuilding and upgrading it, my Macintosh SE/30 from 1989 is now connected via Ethernet to the Web, and is hosting a simple website and old-style "guestbook." The site has been online for a few days (other than semi-frequent reboots of the system when it gets overloaded with requests), and has served nearly 20,000 visitors. For a machine with a 16MHz CPU and 68 megabytes of ram, it's held up remarkably well!

I'm basically inviting a "Slashdotting" of my old Mac, but I thought this project might bring a few smiles here. Enjoy!

"Awesome," wrote one visitor in the guestbook, adding "You should join a webring!"


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13:16
Ninja calls out Twitch after his dormant channel...

Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) has largely avoided any bad blood between him and Twitch following his jump to Mixer, but that apparently didn't last long. The well-known streamer has posted a video chastising Twitch for not only using his dormant channel...

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12:33
Telegram's silent messages keep your...

Just because you're messaging someone doesn't mean you want to loudly advertise that fact, and Telegram thinks it can help on that front. The newly updated chat app has introduced a silent messaging feature that delivers any text or media without a s...

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11:14
Russia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal...

Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google insisting that it stop promoting "illegal mass events" on YouTube. It didn't like that YouTube channels...

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10:46
These are the best iPad deals for August 2019




New iPad deals are in effect this August, with back to school savings still going strong. We're rounding up the best iPad deals on everything from the budget-friendly 9.7-inch iPad to the robust iPad Pro.

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10:35
Apple expands on the self-driving car project

Apple has recruited an additional 33 drivers for its autonomous car project. According to a report filed with the Department of Motor Vehicles of California, Apple now has 143 pilots…

The post Apple expands on the self-driving car project appeared first on iLounge.

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10:30
Here's how Apple Card Daily Cash works




We now know exactly when you'll get your Daily Cash -- and it is not daily. And, here's what happens if you ever return an item that got you a cash reward.

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10:30
Here's how Apple Card Daily Cash works




We now know exactly when you'll get your Daily Cash -- and it is not daily. And, here's what happens if you ever return an item that got you a cash reward.

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10:28
Black Hat researchers demonstrate unlocking Face ID...

Tencent researchers have found a way to unlock another person’s iPhone by using tape, glasses and the unconscious person’s facial features. At the Las Vegas Black Hat conference, the group…

The post Black Hat researchers demonstrate unlocking Face ID using ‘X-Glasses’ appeared first on iLounge.

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10:23
Get 55% Off on Clever Bright’s iPhone and iPad...

Almost all households will require a sort of charging hub, where family members can charge their iPhones, tablets and other devices. Or, you could have an army of phones, backup…

The post Get 55% Off on Clever Bright’s iPhone and iPad charging station appeared first on iLounge.

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10:12
Car mount with wireless charger by Andobil is now $37

A phone mount and car charger are pretty much standard if you have a car and smartphone. Andobil’s Car Mount can connect to your vehicle’s air vent or dashboard to…

The post Car mount with wireless charger by Andobil is now $37 appeared first on iLounge.

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10:05
Apple releases new USB-C multiport digital AV dongle

Apple has released a new USB-C Digital AV Multi-port dongle today. The $69 adapter has USB-A, HDMI and USB-C ports and significant improvements over its predecessor. The new Digital AV…

The post Apple releases new USB-C multiport digital AV dongle appeared first on iLounge.

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10:00
The best portable SSD

By Justin Krajeski

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

If you...

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09:59
Video converter for Mac by Cissdem is 85% off

We at iLounge have a special deal on the Cisdem Video Converter for Mac with Lifetime Subscription, which allows you to convert your favorite videos with little quality loss and…

The post Video converter for Mac by Cissdem is 85% off appeared first on iLounge.

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09:44
Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Gold Edition, Complete,...

We at iLounge have a special deal on three Sid Meier’s Civilization games, all of which allow you to build a virtual empire and strategize your way to digital glory.…

The post Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Gold Edition, Complete, and Gathering Storm are up for sale appeared first on iLounge.

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09:41
Apple Card: How to manage bank accounts used for...

Like nearly every other feature of Apple Card, monthly payments are managed through the Wallet app on your iPhone. Here’s how to manage your Apple Card bank accounts.

more…

The post Apple Card: How to manage bank accounts used for payments appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:34
The mighty MacBook bundle with VPNSecure &...

We at iLounge have a special last chance deal on The Mighty MacBook Bundle Ft. VPNSecure & Crossover, which allows you to boost your Mac’s power, get top-rated privacy protection…

The post The mighty MacBook bundle with VPNSecure & CrossOver is 98% off appeared first on iLounge.

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09:19
Surge Protector with 3 Outlets, 3 USB Port and a...

We at iLounge have a special deal on the NTONPOWER 3-Outlet & 3-USB Port Surge Protector and Phone Holder, which allows you to power a maximum of 6 devices and…

The post Surge Protector with 3 Outlets, 3 USB Port and a phone holder is now on sale appeared first on iLounge.

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09:12
This week’s top stories: Apple Card, ‘iPhone 11 Pro...

In this week’s top stories: Apple Card rollout begins, rumors of an ‘iPhone Pro,’ Kuo predicts an iPhone with Face ID and Touch ID, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news.

more…

The post This week’s top stories: Apple Card, ‘iPhone 11 Pro’ rumor, iOS 13 beta 6, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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08:38
The iPhone, iPad, and iPod charging cable by...

We at iLounge have a special deal on the JunoPower Kaebo Braided Anti-Tear Charging Cable, which allows you to continue charging your Lightning port devices when the included cable is…

The post The iPhone, iPad, and iPod charging cable by JunoPower is actually Anti-Tear [Deal] appeared first on iLounge.

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08:30
After Math: Things that shouldn't cost this much

Samsung unveiled the latest iterations its Galaxy Note line during which time the company showed off a plus-sized phone that costs more than a laptop -- specifically, the brand new Book S laptop debuting at the same dang press conference. That ain't...

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08:12
Apple Watch vs Fitbit Versa: putting the best...




We're taking a look at the Apple Watch vs Fitbit ecosystem to see how the Apple Watch Series 4 compares to the top of the line Fitbit Versa to answer the question: which smart watch and fitness tracker is right for you?

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08:00
[AR]T at the Apple Store: Here’s how Apple is making...

After building out a robust platform for experiencing augmented reality and powerful tools for learning and teaching coding with Swift, Apple is tackling AR creation and exploration in its retail stores with new Today at Apple Labs, Walks, and an interactive art exhibit visible only through the lens of an iPhone. Here’s what you can expect the next time you visit an Apple Store.

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07:37
Telegram for iOS adds Silent Message, dark mode...

Telegram for iOS has been updated this weekend with a handful of notable new features. The update includes enhancements to dark themes, a new Silent Messages feature, and more.

more…

The post Telegram for iOS adds Silent Message, dark mode customization, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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07:07
MacFamilyTree 9.0.3 - Create and explore your family...

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

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

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06:38
PSA: iPhone Upgrade Program payments earn 3%...

With Apple Card rolling out to more users, we’ve learned additional details about things like cashback, approval odds, and more. Now, it seems that iPhone Upgrade Program payments fall into the 3% Apple Card cashback category, even though they aren’t billed through Apple.

more…

The post PSA: iPhone Upgrade Program payments earn 3% cashback through Apple Card appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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06:33
ICYMI -- Naim AirPlay 2 speakers, Satechi USB-C,...




Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out, including new arrives in Apple Stores, Sonos/IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers and LIFX HomeKit bulbs.

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06:05
Epic tones down overpowered mechs in 'Fortnite...

Yes, Epic is aware that its giant mechs are souring Fortnite -- and it already has a fix, at least for competitive audiences. The developers have dramatically reduced the spawn rates for B.R.U.T.E. machines in Arena and Tournament playlists, with th...

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06:02
MacBook Pro 16-inch to release in September with...

Apple has used the butterfly keyboard mechanism in all the laptops released since the 2015 MacBook. The mechanism was used to reduce the space taken by the keyboard to create…

The post MacBook Pro 16-inch to release in September with scissor keyboard appeared first on iLounge.

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06:00
Get 50% off on this 4-Port USB hub for your mac

Got a dozen USB accessories and devices you’d like to use simultaneously on your Mac? You’ll need a USB Hub for your mac so you won’t have to choose and…

The post Get 50% off on this 4-Port USB hub for your mac appeared first on iLounge.

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06:00
Comment: What are Apple’s motivations in podcasting?

Ever since the story broke in mid-July that Apple was looking to fund some original podcast series, the tech-community has had a lot of opinions about what this might mean for the future of podcasting. On recent episodes of The Talk Show and ATP, there was plenty of discussion about why Apple might be considering funding podcasts, and what it might be for the industry as a whole. I think it’s an interesting discussion to have, so I wanted to add my opinions on why I think Apple is funding original podcasts. more…

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05:44
A micro-LED Display Patent was Published in Europe...

In May 2019, Apple was granted a pair of micro-LED patents based on Quantum Dot technologies. Then in April Apple won a third patent for micro-LED displays that could be used in future iMacs, MacBooks, iDevices and even a TV. In late July a rumor surfaced claiming that two Taiwanese micro-LED suppliers had been chosen to produce a future Apple Watch with high-end micro-LED displays.
Yesterday Patently Apple discovered a new micro-LED display patent published in Europe on August 1, 2019.

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01:06
Famed Vlogger Marques Brownlee 'Unboxes'...

One of the big stories of the week was Apple Card. To end the week, famed Vlogger revealed his experience Unboxing Apple Card that came via FedEx.

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00:03
China's official digital currency is nearly...

As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't expect it to mimic crypto,...

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Saturday August 10

19:03
Some robocall blockers sent private data without...

As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps have been sending data to outside analytics firms w...

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17:09
Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak

Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for a rocket's...

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15:37
Mod turns your Tesla into a rolling surveillance...

The Sentry Mode on Tesla cars has been helpful for catching thieves, but one security researcher wants to illustrate the advantages and pitfalls of taking that camera system to its logical conclusion. Tevora's Truman Kain has developed a Surveillanc...

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14:07
NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,...

Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an employee's personal hard drive went missing last March, p...

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14:00
Apple's iOS Contacts app claimed to be...




Researchers at security conference Def Con 2019 demonstrated a method of exploiting regular database searches to produce malicious results, and used Apple's standard iOS Contacts app to prove it.

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13:12
∞ The Dalrymple Report: Apple Card, Yelp, and Time...

The Apple Card starting arriving for some people this week. Dave is still upset about Apple using Yelp, especially with news about the company this week and we talk about Time machine backups.

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12:49
Porsche Taycan test drive shows the EV's...

You'll have to wait to September for the Porsche Taycan's official unveiling, but the automaker is at least ready to answer one burning question: how well would the EV fare in a drag race? Quite well, apparently. Fully Charged has scored the first te...

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12:35
Apple @ Work: What are configuration profiles in...

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Jamf, the standard in Apple management. Learn more at Jamf.com/9to5mac.

Configuration profiles are a huge part of the mobile device management experience when working with the iPad and the Mac. They are the “building blocks” of how the iPad and Mac know what restrictions or settings to have in place. If you can get the hang of this aspect of using an MDM, you’ll become a master in no time. If you are looking for how to restore a deleted Jamf profile in order to remove it, I’ll cover that at the bottom. more…

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11:56
The all-new Apple Aventura: A tropical Apple Store...

Along Florida’s southern shores, a cool coastal pavilion punctures the tropical humidity. Customers today celebrated the grand reopening of Apple Aventura just outside of Miami. An all-new location and all-new design are just part of the story behind what is undoubtedly the most noteworthy — and the most chill — Apple Store in the Southeastern United States.

more…

The post The all-new Apple Aventura: A tropical Apple Store inspired by the coast appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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11:32
Huawei's Android alternative powers Honor'...

Huawei has unveiled its Honor brand's first smart TV, which is also the first product powered by the Android alternative the company launched at its developer conference. As the controversial manufacturer explained, HarmonyOS is aimed at IoT devices...

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10:16
Sonos' leaked portable speaker automatically...

Sonos isn't have much luck preserving the mystery for its fall product launches. Zatz Not Funny and The Verge have obtained details for what's said to be Sonos' first portable speaker, and it'll offer a few twists on the familiar formula. To begin...

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09:40
Apple Card: How to download PDF versions of your...

One of the pitfalls of Apple Card is that it’s rather walled off in the Apple ecosystem. One solution to this, however, is to access PDF versions of your monthly Apple Card statements that can then be shared elsewhere. Here’s how to do that.

more…

The post Apple Card: How to download PDF versions of your monthly statements appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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09:29
Mophie’s 3-in-1 wireless charging pad is now...

Mophie’s wireless charging pad is now available to buy at Apple.com and Apple Stores in the US. According to the press release, there are two new products that come into…

The post Mophie’s 3-in-1 wireless charging pad is now available at Apple stores appeared first on iLounge.

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09:00
Jaybird Vista review: The best true wireless buds...

For any truly wireless earbuds to be worth a damn, they need to be comfortable, sound great, and fit securely. Jaybird's new Vista buds ($180) hit all those benchmarks — and more. They're fully waterproof and sweatproof. They're incredibly ligh...

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08:44
The approval rate for Apple Card records a new high

Apple’s financial platform has opened, and consumers who have sub-prime credits are getting approved, according to a report. CNBC has mentioned that Goldman Sachs seemed to be casting a wide…

The post The approval rate for Apple Card records a new high appeared first on iLounge.

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08:04
Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at...

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly CNBC, Dr. Andrew Trister joined Apple in 2016, but will now take his talents to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

more…

The post Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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08:00
Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up...

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and...

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07:29
Weekend rumors: iPad Pros with new cameras! iPhone...

The weekend is off to an interesting start with some intriguing Apple rumors. First up: Twitter user “CoinX,” who has a short but accurate track record in prognostications, says we can expect an “iPhone Pro” this year.

The Sellers Research Group (that’s me) says that sorta makes sense. Apparently, the designation would only apply to one model of the iPhone, the highest end model. And the “Pro” designation would let you know immediately that this baby is gonna cost you.

Image courtesy of “Forbes.”

The second rumor comes from Mac Otakara — translation courtesy of...

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07:10
Apple Store at Florida's Aventura Mall Opened...

Apple’s new, one-of-a kind, Miami-flavored store at Aventura Mall opened today.

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06:44
Sonos developing portable Bluetooth speaker with...

Earlier this week, Sonos invited members of the press to an event in New York City. At the time it was unclear what Sonos had in store for the event, but now FCC filings have offered a detailed look at upcoming portable speaker from Sonos with Bluetooth and AirPlay 2.

more…

The post Sonos developing portable Bluetooth speaker with AirPlay 2, likely coming this fall appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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06:29
The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup...

Hey, good morning!

Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' problem (it's real and it's pretty serious), and a laptop that has all...

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06:15
'iPhone 11 Pro' Rumored to Be Name of High...

Apple is widely expected to release three new iPhones in the fall, and an anonymous Twitter account with a proven track record has suggested that at least one of the models will have "Pro" in its name, such as "iPhone 11 Pro."

The tweet comes from a mystery account named CoinX, which has accurately leaked several details about upcoming Apple products over the past year, including the names of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR before anyone else, the removal of the headphone jack on 2018 iPad Pro models, and much more.

CoinX's accurate leak about the 2018 iPhone names:

2018 iPhone naming:

iPhone Xs
iPhone Xs Max
iPhone XR

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05:30
Ask Engadget: How can students score free A/V...

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac...

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05:25
High-end 2019 Apple iPhone lineup may shift to...




A leaker with a brief but proven history is predicting that Apple will move the "Pro" name to at least one model of the 2019 iPhone lineup.

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05:00
Apple patent involves the guidance of autonomous...

Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,372,132) for “guidance of autonomous vehicles in destination vicinities using intent signals.”

In the patent details, the tech giant notes that motorized vehicles which are capable of sensing their environment and navigating to destinations with little or no ongoing input from occupants, and may therefore be referred to as "autonomous" or "self-driving" vehicles, are an increasing focus of research and development. Given the multiplicity of choices that are typically available with respect to vehicle trajectories in real-world environments, occupant input or guidance with regard to selecting vehicle trajectories (without requiring traditional steering, braking, accelerating and the like) may be extremely valuable to the motion control components of such vehicles. 

However, Apple says that providing interfaces for such guidance that are intuitive and easy to use,...

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04:00
Notable apps and updates, Aug. 5-10

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

macOS

Dejal has announced Time Out 2.6, an update to their break reminder app for macOS. 

Using a computer for hours on end can lead to eye, back, and neck strain. Time Out 2 offers users gentle reminders to take breaks, allowing them to stretch and relax. Version 2.6 adds the ability to have breaks at a fixed number of minutes past the hour, smaller frequency and duration amounts, a new Random Word theme, Catalina support, and more.

Time Out 2.6 requires macOS 10.10 or later. It’s free and is available at the Mac App Store.

The Proof Group and NorthEast DataBase...

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02:29
PDFelement – Not Just Another PDF Editor

No doubt you’d have encountered PDF files and documents at some point, whether at work, school or at home. But the question is, are you using the right kind of…

The post PDFelement – Not Just Another PDF Editor appeared first on iLounge.

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01:48
Reliable Twitter leaker suggests Apple to name...

In an interesting proposition, an anonymous Twitter user who leaked many accurate details about the iPhone XS and iPad lineup this morning tweeted a suggestion as to the iPhone 11 naming scheme.

more…

The post Reliable Twitter leaker suggests Apple to name iPhone 11 ‘Pro’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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01:22
US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle...

The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won't be active anytime in the future, because according to The Verge, the administration has quietly...

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Friday August 9

20:59
FileZilla 3.44.0 - Fast and reliable FTP client.

FileZilla (ported from Windows) is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.



Version 3.44.0:

  • Fixed export in context menu of Site Manager to handle multiple selected items



  • macOS 10.11 or later



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20:59
GraphicConverter 11.0.1 - $39.95

GraphicConverter is an all-purpose image-editing program that can import 200 different graphic-based formats, edit the image, and export it to any of 80 available file formats.

The high-end editing tools are perfect for graphic manipulation as well as the ability to use Photoshop-compatible plug-ins. It offers batch-conversion capabilities, a slide-show window, batch rename, batch and individual editing of metadata (EXIF, IPTC, XMP) and so much more.



Version 11.0.1:

Note: GraphicConverter 11 is a paid upgrade for all customers of version 1.x-10.x.

Download

  • You can download the update right from this dialogue.
  • The new version is also available in the download area of http://www.lemkesoft.com. The download will be much faster there due to the vailable mirror servers.

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20:59
Visual Studio Code 1.37.0 - Cross-platform code...

Visual Studio Code provides developers with a new choice of developer tool that combines the simplicity and streamlined experience of a code editor with the best of what developers need for their core code-edit-debug cycle. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor, and first cross-platform development tool - supporting OSX, Linux, and Windows - in the Visual Studio family.

At its heart, Visual Studio Code features a powerful, fast code editor great for day-to-day use. The Preview release of Code already has many of the features developers need in a code and text editor, including navigation, keyboard support with customizable bindings, syntax highlighting, bracket matching, auto indentation, and snippets, with support for dozens of languages.

For serious coding, developers often need to work with code as more than just text. Visual Studio Code includes built-in support for always-on IntelliSense code completion, richer semantic code understanding...

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20:59
VMware Fusion 11.1.1 - Run Windows apps alongside...

VMware Fusion and Fusion Pro - virtualization software for running Windows, Linux, and other systems on a Mac without rebooting. The latest version includes full support for Windows 10, macOS Mojave, and the latest Macs, including the 18-core iMac Pro and MacBook Pro with 6-core Intel i9 CPU.. VMware Fusion support DirectX 10.1 and Enhanced Metal Graphics Rendering Engine. The virtual machine platform also delivers full 64-bit support with up to 16 vCPUs, up to 3072 MB graphics memory, 64GB RAM, and an 8TB hard drive for a single virtual machine.



Version 11.1.1 (Build 14328561):

  • Mitigated a virtual machine performance issue with macOS 10.14.6 host.
  • On systems running macOS 10.14.6, you might experience performance issue with virtual machines. This performance issue is observed with encrypted virtual machines when the memory is above 2 GB. This is an incompatibility of Fusion with macOS 10.14.6.



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If you’ve been following 148Apps.com for a while, chances are you’ve seen me talk about Faeria. I reviewed it when it initially came out on iOS, and again when The Adventure Pouch: Oversky came out. I also put the game on my best games of 2017 list... | Read more »
Gigantic X guide - Tips and tricks for b...
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Do Not Feed The Monkeys is one of the mo...
I’ve done a lot of messed up stuff in video games. I’ve beat people to death, slaghtered innocent animals, and even committed genocide. In doing all of that though, I’m not sure I’ve felt as uncomfortable as I have while playing Do Not Feed The... | Read more »
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Last week, the mobile version of Civilization VI got updated to include the huge Rise and Fall expansion. Where previous updates to the game provided one or two new civilizations and maybe a few scenarios, Rise and Fall makes sweeping changes to... | Read more »
Combo Quest (Games)
Combo Quest 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Combo Quest is an epic, time tap role-playing adventure. In this unique masterpiece, you are a knight on a heroic quest to retrieve... | Read more »
Hero Emblems (Games)
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Puzzle Blitz (Games)
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