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Thursday August 8

06:05
WhatsApp security flaws can fake messages from you,...

WhatsApp security flaws revealed by security researchers at this year’s Black Hat conference would allow someone to fake messages from you.

Check Point Research says that it found three different ways to exploit the vulnerability, including the ability to put words in your mouth…

more…

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06:03
Dejal Time Out 2.6 for macOS adds fixed time breaks...

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 (https://apps.apple.com/app/time-out-break-reminders/id402592703).

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06:03
Dejal Time Out 2.6 for macOS adds fixed time breaks...

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 (https://apps.apple.com/app/time-out-break-reminders/id402592703).

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06:03
Dejal Time Out 2.6 for macOS adds fixed time breaks...

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 (https://apps.apple.com/app/time-out-break-reminders/id402592703).

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06:03
Dejal Time Out 2.6 for macOS adds fixed time breaks...

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 (https://apps.apple.com/app/time-out-break-reminders/id402592703).

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06:00
Power Up To Six Devices at Once With The NTONPOWER 3...

Have a lot of devices that need power, but you’re running out of places to plug them in? The NTONPOWER 3-outlet / 3 USB port Surge Protector and Phone Holder not only lets you plug in up to six devices at once with three standard outlets and three additional USB port — it also has built in surge protection and will hold your iPhone at a comfortable angle while you’re charging.

The NTONPOWER comes in...

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06:00
Google puts playable podcast episodes in Search

Google continues its push into the world of podcasts, not only through its own podcast app but also by adding a new podcast feature to search.

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06:00
Project Athena gets its own version of the '...

Intel teased Project Athena at CES at the start of this year, then in May the company revealed what the program really hopes to achieve: super long battery life, fast charging and 5G all packaged neatly into ultra slim, lightweight devices aimed at t...

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05:55
Apple Card opened up to more users ahead of official...




Apple has increased the number of people who can sign up for Apple Card ahead of its official launch, with more iPhone users now able to apply for the credit card from their devices.

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05:53
iOS 12 Adoption Hits 88%, Continues to Outpace iOS 11

Apple this week disclosed that 88 percent of active iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices are running iOS 12, as measured by the App Store on August 6, 2019. iOS 12 adoption continues to outpace iOS 11, which was installed on 85 percent of active devices as of September 3, 2018, according to Apple.

The updated stats, highlighted by Rene Ritchie, also reveal that seven percent of active devices continue to run iOS 11, with five percent using an earlier version. This includes older devices that are incompatible with the latest iOS versions.

iOS 12 outpacing iOS 11 in adoption is not much of a surprise, as iOS 11...

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05:50
Apple wins patent for AirPower-like device

Apple may have canceled plans for its AirPower wireless charger, but the company is apparently still interested in such technology as evidenced by a newly granted patent (number 20190245383) for a “system and method for power transfer.”

AirPower was originally announced in September 2017 alongside the iPhone X. It was supposed to be able to charge a Qi-compatible iPhone, an Apple Watch, and a pair of AirPods (in a special wireless charging case) at the same time regardless of where they were placed on the pad. However, there was constant rumors of production, engineering, and manufacturing difficulties. Apple’s new patent involves systems and methods for inductive power transfer for consumer electronic devices. 

Here’s the summary of the invention: “A system for inductive power transfer...

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05:49
Apple and Eli Lilly studying use of iPhones and...

Interesting and important work, no doubt.

I do wonder if I’d like to know if dementia, or Alzheimer’s is coming my way. For me, it’s similar to the question of knowing the exact day I’m going to die. I do think there’s value for those around me, no question. And if there’s a treatment, of course, it’d be critical to know so I can maximize my chances and my quality of life.

But there’s a psychic toll to knowing something is coming for me, something relentless, dark, and inevitable.

Would you want to know?

∞ Read this on The Loop

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05:39
DEVONthink Pro 3.0beta6 - Knowledge base,...

DEVONthink Pro is your essential assistant for today's world, where almost everything is digital. From shopping receipts to important research papers, your life often fills your hard drive in the form of emails, PDFs, Word documents, multimedia files and more. Questions eventually pop up, like where do you store all of this stuff? How do you organize these very different file types, and even better, how do you find the exact file you're looking for the second you need it? It's almost as if you need a second brain just to keep your digital life straight.

DEVONthink Pro is the solution to the digital age conundrum. It is your second brain, the one and only database for all your digital files, be they PDFs, emails, Word docs or even multimedia files. Boasting a refined artificial intelligence, DEVONthink Pro is exceedingly flexible and adapts to your personal needs. And if the files are not digital yet, digitize them with DEVONthink Pro Office. Use it as your...

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05:36
Apple, Eli Lilly team up on dementia health study

Apple has teamed up with Eli Lilly on new research to detect evidence of brain decline by using data from connected devices such as the Apple Watch, reports CNBC.

The early-stage study took place over 12 weeks, and included both an 82-person healthy control group and 31 individuals with varying stages of cognitive decline and dementia. According to research published this week, the two companies teamed up with health-tech start-up Evidation to find ways to more quickly and precisely detect cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s disease with the help of popular consumer gadgets.

Of the 15 authors of the paper, five work for each company with the other five representing Evidation. It’s the latest sign that Apple’s health...

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05:31
Postmates will test delivery robots on San Francisco...

San Franciscans might soon see Postmates' cute delivery robot rolling down their sidewalks. According to TechCrunch, the food and groceries delivery service has secured what could be the first permit allowing sidewalk robotics operations in the city....

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05:24
iOS 12 now installed on 88 percent of compatible...




Updated adoption statistics released by Apple show that iOS 12 adoption rates have reached 88 percent on compatible devices, a month before iOS 13 is set to release.

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05:16
Ultrasonic touch detection could help iPhone screens...




A future version of the iPhone could work better in the rain or the bath by detecting only touches of the display by the user, with Apple coming up with a way to tell the difference between finger tips and raindrops using ultrasonic acoustic sensing.

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05:10
Apple faces yet another antitrust investigation,...

Apple is now facing yet another antitrust investigation, adding to those already under way in the US and Europe.

The latest one is in Russia, and while the investigation is new, the controversy isn’t — relating to the way that Apple handles third-party parental control apps…

more…

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05:06
Apple and Eli Lilly are Studying whether Data from...

Apple has been adding health features to its iPhone and smartwatch, and is now working with Eli Lilly to see if data from the devices can help spot early signs of dementia

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05:01
VAIO's port-loaded 12-inch laptop goes on sale...

Following its launch in Japan, VAIO's small but mighty SX12 -- which offers just about every conceivable I/O you could ever want -- is now available in the US. Its starting price of $1,119 means this isn't a cheap deal, but how could it be when such...

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04:51
Editorial: Why does Apple have a monopoly on...




Apple pioneered the concept of making its products accessible to users with disabilities back in the 1980s. It has made environmentally sound manufacturing and supplier responsibility a key aspect of its global operations. It has taken a public stand for inclusion and diversity and has made privacy and security primary features of its products. Why haven't other tech giants offered more than a meek "me too" in these areas?

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04:37
Apple faces new Class Action for unlawful and...

Last week Patently Apple posted a report titled "With Apple's Siri "Grading" in the Privacy Spotlight, Apple Decides to Temporarily Suspend the Practice." Apparently for some, that action came a little too late and they've filed a four-count class action against Apple.

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04:33
1Password 7.3.2 - Powerful password manager;...

1Password is a password manager that uniquely brings you both security and convenience. It is the only program that provides anti-phishing protection and goes beyond password management by adding Web form filling and automatic strong password generation. Your confidential information, including passwords, identities, and credit cards, is kept secure using strong encryption.

1Password fully supports major Web browsers, including Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. All browser extensions share the same encrypted data which means you never need to manually copy your passwords between browsers or from the password manager to a browser ever again!

Note: price shown in the listing is that of a 1-month subscription. To view other pricing options, go here.

1Password is also available for and syncs with Windows, iOS, and Android.



Version 7.3.2:

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04:21
The Morning After: Everything you need to know about...

Welcome to Thursday! If you missed it, Samsung unveiled two new Galaxy Note phones, one a little bigger than the other. There's also a plant-based meatball sub coming to Subway and more details on Nintendo's Switch sequel plans. Oh and (hushed voice)...

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04:12
Samsung ads mocking iPhones quietly deleted as it...

Samsung ads mocking iPhones are one of the company’s stock in trades, including ones which made fun of the lack of a headphone jack in the iPhone 7 and iPhone X.

The Korean company has, however, followed Apple’s example it its latest flagship device, the Galaxy Note 10. As 9to5Google observes, one of the notable changes from earlier models is that Samsung has dropped the headphone socket …

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04:08
Russia's Antitrust Service has Reportedly...

Apple is now under scrutiny in Europe, the U.S., Japan and now Russia. On Tuesday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Japan's Fair Trade Commission is Investigating Serious Allegations that Apple has Abused its Power in violation of Anti-monopoly Rules," and last Friday we posted a report titled "Beyond the Antitrust investigation into the App Store, the FTC is Apparently Investigating the 2019 Apple-Amazon Deal." Today it's being reported that Apple is under investigation in Russia

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04:04
iFixit: Apple 'Locking' iPhone Batteries...

Apple has activated a "dormant software lock" on its latest iPhones to discourage battery replacements that aren't undertaken by Apple, reports iFixit.

The teardown group has discovered that an iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max that has had its battery swapped by anyone other than Apple or an Apple authorized service provider will now display a message saying their battery needs servicing.

If you replace the battery in the newest iPhones, a message indicating you need to service your battery appears in Settings > Battery, next to Battery Health. The "Service" message is normally an indication that the battery is degraded and needs to be replaced. The message still shows up when you put in a brand new battery, however. Here's the bigger problem: our lab...

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04:00
How to use synchronized lyrics in Apple Music on...

Apple’s major new OS releases always come with a whole bunch of updates to its built-in apps. In iOS 13 and tvOS 13, the new marquee feature for Apple Music is the ability to show you song lyrics that sync with the music being played.

It’s just the thing to get ready for your next Karaoke night, or to host one with your Apple TV. Here’s how it works.

Synced lyrics on iPhone or iPad

You don’t need to do much to see synced lyrics on your iPhone or iPad, you just need to be running iOS 13 or iPadOS 13.

In Apple Music, tap the now playing bar at the bottom of the screen to show info about the song you’re playing.

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03:55
Apple facing antitrust examination in Russia




Russia has joined the list of countries taking a look at alleged antitrust law violations by Apple, this time, over removal of parental monitoring applications from the App Store.

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03:53
Malwarebytes 3.8.17.2526 - Adware removal tool (was...

Malwarebytes (was AdwareMedic) helps you get your Mac experience back. Malwarebytes scans for and removes code that degrades system performance or attacks your system. Making your Mac once again your Mac. The app can be used for free to clean infected devices, but real-time protection requires an upgrade to the Premium plan, whose pricing info can be found here.

What It Does:

  • Removes adware, such as Genieo, VSearch, and Vidx
  • Removes malware, including Trojans
  • Scans quickly
  • Simplifies program management through a clean, lean interface

How It Does It:

  • Anti-adware
  • Anti-malware
  • Light footprint
  • Simple interface



Version 3.8.17.2526:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • OS X 10.10 or later...

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03:51
Voice assistants to control smart homes to grow by...

New data from Juniper Research finds that the number of voice assistants used to access smart home devices will reach 555 million by 2024; that’s up from 105 million in 2019. By 2024, the research group expects more than 90% of voice assistants to be used to control smart home devices driven by increased participation from Chinese manufacturers.

Juniper found that voice assistants are an increasingly crucial element in the smart home, providing interoperability platforms that enable seamless control of the whole smart home. The research found that Amazon leads the way, thanks to advanced hub features included in the Echo Plus, heavy investment from its Alexa Fund, and Alexa Skills access; enabling a vast third-party app ecosystem...

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03:51
Voice assistants to control smart homes to grow by...

New data from Juniper Research finds that the number of voice assistants used to access smart home devices will reach 555 million by 2024; that’s up from 105 million in 2019. By 2024, the research group expects more than 90% of voice assistants to be used to control smart home devices driven by increased participation from Chinese manufacturers.

Juniper found that voice assistants are an increasingly crucial element in the smart home, providing interoperability platforms that enable seamless control of the whole smart home. The research found that Amazon leads the way, thanks to advanced hub features included in the Echo Plus, heavy investment from its Alexa Fund, and Alexa Skills access; enabling a vast third-party app ecosystem...

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03:51
Voice assistants to control smart homes to grow by...

New data from Juniper Research finds that the number of voice assistants used to access smart home devices will reach 555 million by 2024; that’s up from 105 million in 2019. By 2024, the research group expects more than 90% of voice assistants to be used to control smart home devices driven by increased participation from Chinese manufacturers.

Juniper found that voice assistants are an increasingly crucial element in the smart home, providing interoperability platforms that enable seamless control of the whole smart home. The research found that Amazon leads the way, thanks to advanced hub features included in the Echo Plus, heavy investment from its Alexa Fund, and Alexa Skills access; enabling a vast third-party app ecosystem...

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03:51
Voice assistants to control smart homes to grow by...

New data from Juniper Research finds that the number of voice assistants used to access smart home devices will reach 555 million by 2024; that’s up from 105 million in 2019. By 2024, the research group expects more than 90% of voice assistants to be used to control smart home devices driven by increased participation from Chinese manufacturers.

Juniper found that voice assistants are an increasingly crucial element in the smart home, providing interoperability platforms that enable seamless control of the whole smart home. The research found that Amazon leads the way, thanks to advanced hub features included in the Echo Plus, heavy investment from its Alexa Fund, and Alexa Skills access; enabling a vast third-party app ecosystem...

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03:29
ffWorks 1.3.4 - Convert multimedia files between...

ffWorks, focused on simplicity, brings a fresh approach to the use of FFmpeg, allowing you to create ultra-high-quality movies without the need to write a single line of code on the command-line.

  • High Quality and Control - Convert and processes many media files with high level quality using FFmpeg with no knowledge. Advanced users are not left out in the cold with lots of options to work with.
  • Media Formats - Support for many codecs and containers like MPEG4, H264, H265 HEVC, Matroska, PRORES, DNxHD, DVVideo, MPEG TS, MPEG PS, XAVS, FLV, Theora, AVI, OGG, VP8 and VP9 (.webm), Animated GIF, VOB, MXF, GFX, and many more.
  • Merging Media Files - Stitch unlimited files to one file using either of two methods: concat pass-thru (blistering fast) and Complex Filter.
  • Subtitles Support - Both hard-burned and soft subtitles are supported (external or embedded).
  • ...
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03:15
Apple working on folding iPhone, folding iPad, 2021...

Apple’s future might be foldable.

Per a new note addressed to investors from USB, Apple is “steadily working on technology for folding devices. The note suggests that while a folding iPhone is en route, Apple could release a folding iPad.

While Apple could release a folding iPad in 2020, the note states that 2021 is a more likely release date for the device.

Per CNBC:

UBS said Samsung “dominates” intellectual property filings for folding display and device technologies, and the bank expects “Samsung will lead the way for foldable adoption as a smartphones vendor.”

But Apple is steadily working on the technology and UBS believes a folding Apple product could come next year, although it said “2021 is more likely.” UBS thinks the first folding Apple product is more likely to be an iPad than an iPhone.

It’s thought that price will be the latest obstacle to adoption, and while customers are willing to pay a premium for a folding device, they won...

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03:11
iMazing 2.9.14 - Complete iOS device manager (was...

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

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

  • Copy music to and from any iOS device (even from one iOS device to another!), regardless of what Mac or PC the device is already synced to. Music transfer done right, without limitations or restrictions.
  • Backup & restore individual iOS apps along with your custom saved data, perfect for freeing up space on your iOS device without losing your files, great for installing apps including your data on another iOS device you own.
  • Transfer files to and from an iOS device, and browse the iOS file system.
  • Use your iOS device like a USB key.
  • Browse and save messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage), voicemails, and call logs, none of which iTunes can do.
  • Browse, save, and add contacts to your iPhone, without automatically adding them to your...
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03:07
Viber 11.3.0 - Send messages and make free Viber...

Viber lets you send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users, on any device and network, in any country!

Viber syncs your contacts, messages and call history with your mobile device, so you can start the conversation on the Viber mobile application and continue from the comfort of your Mac.

Features:

  • High-quality HD voice calls
  • Video calls
  • Free text and photo messages
  • Group conversations
  • No registration, passwords or invitations required
  • Contacts and messages sync between your mobile and Mac
  • Transfer ongoing calls between devices



Version 11.3.0:

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.



  • macOS 10.12 or later



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03:00
Rumor: Apple may have acquired Fashwell, snagged...

Apple may have gone shopping yet again.

Albeit not officially confirmed, Apple may have procured Shopping search startup Fashwell, as the company’s employees, including CEO Matthias Dantone, CSO Lukas Bossard, and CTO Michael Emmersberger, have begun listing Apple as their current employer on their LinkedIn profiles.

Fashwell has designed a visual AI search engine to recognize products in images so viewers can purchase them. Fashwell’s API also allows users to tag any image, allowing companies to auto-tag images quickly and precisely over a range of categories, including color, occasion, pattern, and design.

Fashwell’s assets could add to Apple’s collection of artificial intelligence startups and talent that Apple has acquired in recent years.

The company’s website and Twitter account is still up and running but has not been updated since late 2018. This suggests a timeline for the acquisition, dating it to around December 2018.

Six other...

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03:00
Samsung SmartThings Smart Bulb review: A $10 bulb...

Samsung SmartThings users will want to check out this inexpensive, dimmable, Zigbee, white-only LED smart bulb, but be aware of its limitations before you plop down your 10 bucks.

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03:00
Apple Card, the Siri controversy, iPhone and...

What the big deal with Apple’s new credit card? Does Touch ID have a future in the iPhone? Does 5G have a future in the MacBook? And your hot takes! That’s all in this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

This is episode 662 with Jason Cross, Leif Johnson, and Roman Loyola.

Listen to episode 662

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03:00
Disney+ and Netflix couldn't be more different

Disney+ versus Netflix: Why the two streaming services couldn't be more different

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02:32
WhatsApp 0.3.4157 - Desktop client for WhatsApp...

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



Version 0.3.4157:

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements



  • OS X 10.10 or later



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02:30
Apple says 88% of all iPhones and iPads now running...

Apple has today updated its iOS version statistics for developers. Apple publishes these numbers every few months based on usage traffic to the App Store.

The company says that 88% of all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models are now running iOS 12. That proportion rises to 90% if counting only devices released in the last four years. These are likely the final figures for iOS 12 as Apple readies iOS 13 for release next month.

more…

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02:02
BusyCal 3.6.9 - Powerful calendar app with multiple...

BusyCal is the powerful, flexible, reliable calendar app for macOS. It's packed with time-saving features and compatible with all leading cloud services including iCloud, Google, Exchange and more.

BusyCal displays your calendar in Day, Week, Month, Year and List views. What makes BusyCal unique is its ability to customize these views to more precisely meet your needs. You can choose the number of weeks shown in the Month view and the number of days shown in Week view and even customize the calendar's appearance by choosing a font face and size, calendar colors, time format and more.

Features

  • View and edit event details in a non-modal info panel.
  • Create repeating To Dos that display in the calendar and carry-forward until completed.
  • Scrolling Month and Week Views.
  • Customizable list view lets you filter and sort events by date, calendar, and more.
  • View live weather forecasts, sunrise/sunset times, and...
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01:57
Box Sync 4.0.7965 - Online synchronization tool for...

Box Sync gives you a hard-drive in the Cloud for online storage.

Note: You must first sign up to use Box.

What if the files you need are on your laptop -- but you're on the road with your iPhone? No worries! With Box, you store files online -- then access them anywhere, anytime, on any device.

  • Get 10 GB Free and Organize All Your Files Into Folders -- Store all kinds of files online, then arrange them into folders just like on your desktop.
  • View and Access Files on Demand -- Box provides anytime, anywhere access to your files from any device -- whether you're in Nebraska or Norway.
  • Convenience and Peace of Mind -- Throwing thumb drives in your bag, transferring files to CDs, stressing about a stolen laptop -- that's yesterday. Today, everything's on Box.

Get and Share Big Files -- Quickly and Easily
There are lots of ways Box can ramp up your...

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00:00
How to get Siri to say names right on iPhone, iPad,...

Are you tired of Siri mispronouncing your name and others’ names? Read on for how to easily get Siri to say names right on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

more…

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23:26
Changes in iOS 13 to impact WhatsApp and Facebook...

A new change in Apple’s upcoming iOS 13 will limit the collection of data from apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, which will likely

The post Changes in iOS 13 to impact WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger background access appeared first on iLounge.

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20:59
Time Out 2.6 - Break reminder tool with micro-breaks.

Time Out helps remind you to take work breaks throughout the day. It has two kinds of breaks: a "Normal" break, typically for 10 minutes after 50 minutes of work, so you can move about and relax, plus a "Micro" break: a very brief pause of typically 10 seconds every 10 minutes, so you can remember not to tense up too much for long periods.

You can configure how long each kind of break lasts, and how long between breaks, or disable each kind. Each Time Out is announced via the screen slowly dimming, with related graphics materializing, and when the break is complete, it fades out again, optionally playing a sound. You can change the time these transitions take... and you can even change the color and the level of transparency during the break. So if you like, you can make it mostly transparent so you can continue reading while on your break... though it's better for you if you give your eyes a rest during the Time Out.

Note: This...

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20:59
Dash 4.6.5 - Instant search and offline access to...

Dash is an API documentation browser and code snippet manager. Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as instantly search and browse documentation for almost any API you might use (for a full list, see the screenshots).

Features:

  • Documentation Browser
    • Offline Documentation: iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Swift, Man Pages, .NET Framework, ActionScript, Akka, Android, AngularJS, Angular.dart, Ansible, Apache, Appcelerator Titanium, AppleScript, Arduino, Backbone, Bash, Boost, Bootstrap, Bourbon, Bourbon Neat, C, C++, CakePHP, Cappuccino, Chai, Chef, Clojure, CMake, Cocos2D, Cocos2D-X, CodeIgniter, CoffeeScript, ColdFusion, Common Lisp, Compass, Cordova, Corona, CSS, D3.js, Dart, Django, Dojo Toolkit, Drupal, ElasticSearch, Elixir, Emacs Lisp, Ember.js, Emmet.io, Erlang, Express.js, Expression Engine, ExtJS, Flask, Font Awesome, Foundation, GLib, Go, Grails, Groovy, Grunt, Haml, Haskell, HTML, Jade, Jasmine, Java SE, Java EE,...
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20:59
DxO PhotoLab 2.3.1.41 - Image enhancement for RAW...

DxO PhotoLab (was DxO Optics Pro) provides a complete set of smart assisted corrections that you can manually fine-tune at any time. Take control on every aspect of your photos: effectively remove noise, get rid of light constraints, recover color details, apply sophisticated optical corrections, and enhance details.

Features

  • DxO Smart Lighting - Optimizes the dynamic range of your image and brings out the details from both under- and overexposed areas.
  • DxO ClearView - Intelligently boosts local contrast and effectively removes distant haze.
  • DxO PRIME - Automatically denoises high ISO RAW images and recovers accurate details and colors based on our exclusive algorithms.
  • Optical Corrections - Leverage your gear with tailored automatic corrections based on DxO’s renowned scientific expertise in measurement and calibration.
  • Introducing U...
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20:59
OmniPlan 3.13 - Professional-grade project...

With OmniPlan, you can create logical, manageable project plans with Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones, and critical paths. Break down the tasks needed to make your project a success, optimize resources, and streamline budgets. It's project management made painless.

How to get your project done on time and under budget:

  • Translate strategy into tactics everyone can understand
  • Create summaries of work broken into lists of activities
  • Distribute workloads fairly and efficiently
  • Manage costs as you go

Plan, monitor, and control it all with software designed to make your job easier, not harder.



Version 3.13:

Note: OmniPlan 3.13 introduces full support for JavaScript automation in OmniPlan. See examples and learn more at omni-automation.com.

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20:59
MacFamilyTree 9.0.2 - 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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20:59
Amazon Chime 4.24.6817 - Communications service that...

Amazon Chime is a communications service that transforms online meetings with a secure, easy-to-use application that you can trust. Amazon Chime works seamlessly across your devices so that you can stay connected. You can use Amazon Chime for online meetings, video conferencing, calls, chat, and to share content, both inside and outside your organization. Amazon Chime frees you to work productively from anywhere.

Features

  • Frustration-Free Online Meetings - Make your online meetings effortless with Amazon Chime. Meetings start on time, and they’re easy to join. Meetings call you, and with a single tap or click, you can join or notify participants that you’re running late. A visual roster shows who is in the meeting and who is running late, and allows anyone to mute background noise. Amazon Chime automatically reconnects you if you get dropped. Crystal clear audio and HD video keep you focused on the discussion.
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20:59
iClock 5.2.3 - Customizable menu bar clock, calendar...

iClock replaces the old Apple's default menu bar clock with more features, customization and increases your productivity.

Features:

  • Have your Apple or Google calendar instantly available from the menubar
  • 2 types of calendars (tiny or big calendars) accessible from the menubar to help you see and easily edit your schedule and events
  • From the menubar tap the Time to see the local time and important info for any cities in the world in a handy customizable menu
  • 'Take 5' is a break or pomadoro timer to remind office workers to take a few minutes to get up and more around or exercise for health
  • Have the day, date, and time in different fonts and colors in the menu bar
  • Global Scheduler: helps you arrange the timing of international meetings to fit everyone's schedule
  • Set alarms instantly from the menubar for cooking eggs, making meetings, errands or anniversaries
  • Countdown timer, stopwatch...
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20:59
Google Chrome 76.0.3809.100 - Modern and fast Web...

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



Version 76.0.3809.100:

A list of all changes is available in the dev log.

  • This update includes 4 security fixes



  • OS X 10.10 or later



Download Now]]>

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20:59
OmniPlan Pro 3.13 - Professional-grade project...

With OmniPlan Pro, you can create logical, manageable project plans with Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones, and critical paths. Break down the tasks needed to make your project a success, optimize resources, and streamline budgets. It's project management made painless.

How to get your project done on time and under budget:

  • Translate strategy into tactics everyone can understand
  • Create summaries of work broken into lists of activities
  • Distribute workloads fairly and efficiently
  • Manage costs as you go

OmniPlan Pro adds the following features to OmniPlan's robust management abilities:

  • Publish and subscribe
  • Change tracking
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • AppleScript support
  • Earned-value analysis
  • Multi-project dashboard
  • Beautiful reports
  • Microsoft Project support
  • Auto-effort estimation



Version 3...

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20:34
Apple Music beta for Android tests Dark Mode and...




Apple Music subscribers with Android devices will soon gain access Dark Mode and time-synced lyrics, two new features slated to debut in the iOS version of the app this fall.

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20:34
How to Play 4K HEVC Videos on Mac

4K videos are quickly becoming the norm, as consumers upgrade to 4K Smart TVs and 4K-resolution monitors and computers. To fully enjoy 4K, you’ll need the right hardware and software…

The post How to Play 4K HEVC Videos on Mac appeared first on iLounge.

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19:18
Instagram bans ad partner for secretly tracking user...

An extensive new report from Business Insider today details how the marketing startup Hyp3r was able to use Instagram loopholes to garner an incredible amount of information about users. Hyp3r took advantage of “a combination of configuration errors and lax oversight by Instagram” to build “detailed profiles of people’s movements and interests.”

more…

The post Instagram bans ad partner for secretly tracking user locations, saving Stories, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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19:17
New 'Service' battery message in iOS...




When installing a third-party battery, or a genuine replacement, outside of Apple's authorized repair network, the latest version of iOS displays a new "Service" battery message in the Settings menu that suggests the cell has an undiagnosed problem, disallowing users from accessing Battery Health information.

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19:06
Charge your iPhone, iPad and more devices with the...

Only have one wall outlet and need to charge more than one iPhone or iPad while simultaneously working on your MacBook? The Powerhub Mini

The post Charge your iPhone, iPad and more devices with the Aukey Powerhub Mini for $15 appeared first on iLounge.

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18:36
Samsung's ARM-based Galaxy Book S lasts 23...




Samsung at its Unpacked event on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Book S, an addition to the company's Galaxy Book line that features an ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon processor for longer battery life.

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18:32
Apple discouraging aftermarket iPhone battery swaps...

Apple is taking new measures within iOS to prevent aftermarket battery swaps for the iPhone. As detailed by iFixit, Apple has activated a “dormant software lock” in iOS that blocks features like Battery Health in Settings when an iPhone uses a battery that was not installed by Apple itself.

more…

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18:30
Apple Releases Four ASMR Shot on iPhone Ads that are...

Apple released four new Ads that should never run on TV. The general public will think that Apple has lost their minds. For some reason ASMR is a new internet craze. I don't think everyone would agree with this trend

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18:08
Apple Card Rolled Out To Select Customers Today

Apple Card is being released to a number of public testers today. Users who have signed up at the Apple Card website may receive notifications

The post Apple Card Rolled Out To Select Customers Today appeared first on iLounge.

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17:57
Apple Watch Tops Smart Watch Sales Charts in Q2 2019

The Apple Watch accounted for 47% of total smart watch sales for the second quarter of 2019, equaling to about 5.7 million products sold during

The post Apple Watch Tops Smart Watch Sales Charts in Q2 2019 appeared first on iLounge.

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17:52
Apple Music for Android beta adds Dark Mode, time-...

Apple today has updated the Apple Music beta app for Android with a pair of notable features from iOS 13. With today’s update, Android users can now take advantage of Dark Mode in Apple Music, as well as time-synced lyrics.

more…

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17:15
Samsung Introduces Galaxy Note 10, Major Partnership...

Samsung's event this afternoon introduced us to their next generation Galaxy Note 10 which of course is their most powerful smartphone yet. Patently Apple reported on their new 7nm EUV processor earlier today. One of the unexpected twists of the Samsung event was the announcement of a major partnership with Microsoft.

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16:53
Samsung’s Galaxy Book S is an ARM-based MacBook...

In addition to unveiling its new Galaxy Note 10 series, Samsung today also showcased the 13-inch Galaxy Book S. On the surface, the new Galaxy Book S looks a lot like the recently discontinued 12-inch MacBook, but under the hood, it could provide a hint at the future of Apple laptops.

more…

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15:52
Apple iPhone silicone case review: How well does it...

For almost 10 months now, I’ve kept my iPhone XS Max armored in Apple’s $39 silicone case, and now that we’re likely only a month away from the reveal of a new phone, it’s a good time to pass judgement. And, well, the situation is grim. Let’s put it this way: If I didn’t know I’d be getting a new phone next month, I’d already be in the market for a new case to replace this one.

Leif Johnson/IDG

Here’s how it looked back in October of 2018.

To read this article in full, please click here

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15:46
Apple teams up with Eli Lilly to study how iPhone...

Apple continues to expand its health efforts with another Apple Watch and iPhone study. CNBC reports that Apple has teamed up with Eli Lilly to study whether the Apple Watch and iPhone can be effectively used to spot early signs of dementia.

more…

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15:05
iOS 13 Privacy Feature Will Force Total Overhaul For...

Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple's next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have sweeping consequences for messaging and online call apps. From a report: In iOS 13, Apple will not allow apps to run voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) in the background when the programs are not actively in use. Many apps that offer VoIP services currently run in the background, and they will need to be rewritten to adjust to Apple's upcoming rules. The change is slated to roll out when iOS 13 is released in September. However, app developers will get a grace period, and they have until April 2020 to comply. VoIP services ostensibly stay running in the background so they can connect calls quickly, but they also let those apps collect information about what users are doing on their devices. Restricting the programs that can simply be open at any time on its mobile hardware fits the narrative Apple is crafting about being a trusted...

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15:00
Apple, Eli Lilly study seeks to determine whether...




A research paper published this week reveals Apple and pharmaceutical titan Eli Lilly and Company are working together to determine whether consumer devices like iPhone and Apple Watch can dementia.

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14:57
At Samsung Unpacked, CEO Satya Nadella escalates...




Samsung's "special guest" as teased by CEO DJ Koh was none other than Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, talking up an expansion of the long-running Samsung and Microsoft collaboration.

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14:43
New Study Aims to Determine Whether iPhone and Apple...

Apple has partnered with pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and health startup Evidation to determine whether data collected from the iPhone and Apple Watch can be used to detect early signs of dementia.

A research paper published this week and shared by CNBC lists researchers from Eli Lilly, Apple, and Evidation Health. The paper, called "Developing Measures of Cognitive Impairment in the Real World from Consumer-Grade Multimodal Sensor Streams," explores whether sensor data and activity info from smart watch devices can be mined for "physiological and behavior signatures of cognitive impairment."

The ubiquity and remarkable technological progress of wearable consumer devices and mobile-computing platforms (smart phone...

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14:15
Apple Facing Lawsuit for 'Unlawful and...

Apple is facing a class action lawsuit [PDF] for employing contractors to listen to and grade some anonymized Siri conversations for the purpose of quality control and product improvement.

Apple's Siri practices were highlighted in a recent report where one of the contractors claimed that Apple employees evaluating Siri recordings often hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and other private information when Siri is activated accidentally.

The lawsuit, filed in a Northern California court today (and shared by CNBC's Kif Leswing), accuses Apple of "unlawful and intentional recording of individuals' confidential communications...

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13:47
News round-up: Apple spotlights Teacher coding...

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

Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says growth of Apple's App Store is accelerating after a previous decline, and that this is due to the a recovery in revenues from China.

According to a Digday report, some publishers including...

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13:47
Apple sued for ‘unlawful’ recording of communications

Another day, another lawsuit. Apple is being sued for “"unlawful and intentional recording of individuals' confidential communications without their consent" from late 2011 to present day by Siri, according to AppleInsider. 

The lawsuit, filed on Aug. 7, alleges that Apple violates several California laws, including the California Invasion of Privacy act. This seems to be in response to concerns raised by a Guardian story last week over how recordings of Siri queries are used for quality control.

Since then, Apple has suspended the program. The tech giant saidit will review the process that it uses, called “grading,” to determine...

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13:44
Everything new in iOS 13 beta 6




Developer beta 6 of iOS 13 has been released. Here are all the changes found this time around including tweaks to folders, Control Center, and more.

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13:35
Apple hit with class-action lawsuit over ‘unlawful...

A report last month revealed that Apple had contractors listening to and grading Siri responses, which in turn meant that those contractors heard private conversations from users. Now, Apple has been hit with its first class-action over this practice.

more…

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13:33
First class action suit alleging damages from Siri...




A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple in regards to Siri quality control program recordings, alleging that the filer who may or may not have been recorded has been damaged by Apple's doing so, and that Apple never disclosed that recordings may be retained.

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13:15
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10...




Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ at their Unpacked event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Here's what Samsung's newest smartphone is bringing to the table and how much it's going to cost.

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13:13
Report: Instagram Direct to be rebuilt with Facebook...

We first heard about Facebook merging the chat features between Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger back in January and we’ve seen the start of that work with the latest Facebook app refresh. Now a report from Bloomberg says that Instagram’s chat feature will be rebuilt with Facebook Messenger’s technology.

more…

The post Report: Instagram Direct to be rebuilt with Facebook’s...

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13:01
Samsung Unveils New Flagship Galaxy Note 10 and...

Samsung this afternoon unveiled its newest flagship smartphones, which are in the Galaxy Note family. The Galaxy Note 10, for the first time in a Note device, is available in two sizes: 6.3 (Galaxy Note 10) and 6.8 inches (Galaxy Note 10+).

Both of the smartphones feature an AMOLED Cinematic Infinity Display (2280x1080 for Note 10 and 3040x1440 for Note 10+), with the Galaxy Note 10+ featuring the largest display yet in a Note device. The Cinematic Infinity Displays are close to bezel free, with a small chin and the bottom and a single hole punch camera cutout. There is an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication, plus Samsung's face recognition, and no headphone jack.

The Samsung DeX feature that makes it easier for Samsung users to swap between a phone and a PC or Mac now allows for files to be dragged and...

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12:46
NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles

New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope...

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12:30
We're live from Samsung's Galaxy Note 10...

Samsung has already shown off some new hardware, but today's the day we finally get to see what the company is doing with the Galaxy Note. Are we getting two of them? Almost definitely. Is a 5G model coming? You bet! Will the new S Pen pack some weir...

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12:13
Back to school: The best laptops for students

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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12:07
What's New in iOS 13 Beta 6: Dark Mode Control...

Apple today released the sixth beta of iOS 13 to developers, introducing new bug fixes and adding and refining various iOS 13 and iPadOS features.

In the sixth beta, changes and updates are getting more minor than changes made in earlier betas, but beta 6 still has some notable additions that are worth highlighting.

- Dark Mode Control Center Toggle - There's a new Control Center toggle that lets you enable and disable Dark Mode with a tap.

- Folder Transparency - Apple has changed folder transparency in iOS 13 beta 6, making folder backgrounds better match the color of your background. Comparison image via the MR forums...

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11:59
Beyond Meat comes to Subway in the form of a meatball

Beyond Meat didn't take long to respond to Impossible Foods' Burger King deal. Subway has announced that it will test a sub with plant-based meat, the Beyond Meatball Marinara, in 685 North American restaurants this September. It's far from vegan w...

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11:57
Apple may have acquired Fashwell, maker of mobile...

According to MacRumors, Apple may have purchased Fashwell, which makes technology for mobile search and shopping based on images, not text.

The article says Fashwell CEO Matthias Dantone, CSO Lukas Bossard, and CTO Michael Emmersberger all list Apple as an employer as of January 2019. The company’s website says its “machine learning based recommendation engine understands the style of a product and recommends visually similar items from your product feed. Use as an out of stock solution and automatic visual browse tool.”

The Zurich-based start-up Fashwell began as a visual search for fashion accessories. In a 2018 CNN interview, Dantone said it’s now exploring all sorts of new interests...

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11:53
Apple may have acquired machine learning startup...




Shopping search startup Fashwell employees started listing Apple as an employer on their LinkedIn profiles, hinting that the company may have been purchased by the iPhone maker.

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11:40
Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control...

You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind. The company has unveiled a smart speaker, the Amplify, that can serve as a complement to your existing cable...

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11:35
Where the 2013 Mac Pro went right -- and wrong




Unlike the original Mac Pro introduced on August 7, 2006, the 2013 version is already fading into memory and may be remembered for its flaws instead of its benefits.

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11:29
'Rocket League' is ditching randomized...

Game publishers will soon have to disclose the likelihood of players claiming rare items in loot boxes in their console games, following an agreement between many of them, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Psyonix had already revealed the odds of Rocket...

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11:21
Apple May Have Acquired AI Visual Search Startup...

Apple may have purchased image recognition startup Fashwell, a company that designed an engine able to recognize products in images to make photos shoppable.

Fashwell CEO Matthias Dantone, CSO Lukas Bossard, and CTO Michael Emmersberger all list Apple as an employer as of January 2019, suggesting an acquisition in late 2018.

Dantone's LinkedIn profile says that he works on Apple's machine learning team, while Bossard and Emmersberger are listed as machine learning managers at Apple.

Five of six other former Fashwell employees also now list Apple as an employer on their LinkedIn profiles, with many of those also on Apple's machine learning team. Fashwell's website is still up and running, but...

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11:18
What’s new in iOS 13 developer beta 6?

Apple today released the sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13. These releases are available now to registered developers via over-the-air updates. Check out all of the changes below.

more…

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11:14
Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS...

Apple has released the sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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

The post Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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11:14
Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS...

Apple has released the sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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

The post Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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11:14
Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS...

Apple has released the sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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

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11:14
Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS...

Apple has released the sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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

The post Apple posts sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPad OS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13 appeared first on MacTech.com.

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11:12
Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to...

Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the service. The point-to-point wireless offering is aim...

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11:00
Watch Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked event...

Samsung's second Unpacked event of the year takes place today, and the company hasn't exactly been subtle about what it has in store. It already opened pre-order registrations for an as-yet-unnamed device (almost certainly the Galaxy Note 10). Leaks...

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10:53
Apple uploads four 'Shot on iPhone' ASMR...




Apple has released four Apple ASMR videos that were shot on the iPhone to its Apple YouTube channel, each focusing on different popular triggers.

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10:49
Apple Music unveils ‘Digital Masters’ catalog as the...

While it has been in the works for years, Apple Music has officially launched “Apple Digitial Masters” as a way to bring its “Mastered for iTunes” hi-res recordings into one global catalog.

more…

The post Apple Music unveils ‘Digital Masters’ catalog as the future of ‘Mastered for iTunes’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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10:45
Alexa now speaks as slowly (or quickly) as you need

As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voice assistant to speak slower could help people with hearing impairment better understand their device...

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10:34
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot...

Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically randomized and players can buy them with real money, they've been called as a form of gambling. Some ju...

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10:26
The large-scale effort to replicate London’s Tower...

It’s always a little mindboggling to see the effort that goes into these kinds of shots.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:12
The Apple Card is the product that finally killed...

While I disagree completely with the reasoning, it’s still interesting to see what anti-Apple Card people might say and think. And, to be clear, I wouldn’t get an Apple Card even if it was offered here in Canada. But that doesn’t mean I don’t think it has value for others.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:09
Apple releases sixth developer betas of iOS 13,...




Apple is on its sixth round of developer betas for its milestone operating system releases, this time with the sixth beta builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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10:09
Dash 4.6.5 - Instant search and offline access to...

Dash is an API documentation browser and code snippet manager. Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as instantly search and browse documentation for almost any API you might use (for a full list, see the screenshots).

Features:

  • Documentation Browser
    • Offline Documentation: iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Swift, Man Pages, .NET Framework, ActionScript, Akka, Android, AngularJS, Angular.dart, Ansible, Apache, Appcelerator Titanium, AppleScript, Arduino, Backbone, Bash, Boost, Bootstrap, Bourbon, Bourbon Neat, C, C++, CakePHP, Cappuccino, Chai, Chef, Clojure, CMake, Cocos2D, Cocos2D-X, CodeIgniter, CoffeeScript, ColdFusion, Common Lisp, Compass, Cordova, Corona, CSS, D3.js, Dart, Django, Dojo Toolkit, Drupal, ElasticSearch, Elixir, Emacs Lisp, Ember.js, Emmet.io, Erlang, Express.js, Expression Engine, ExtJS, Flask, Font Awesome, Foundation, GLib, Go, Grails, Groovy, Grunt, Haml, Haskell, HTML, Jade, Jasmine, Java SE, Java EE,...
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10:08
Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's...

Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Google chief Sundar Pi...

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10:07
Is this the end of Nikon as we know it? Fiscal...

It’s not the end of Nikon — yet. But they have significant work ahead of them to weather this particular storm.

∞ Read this on The Loop

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10:07
Apple Seeds Sixth Betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to...

Apple today seeded the sixth betas of iOS 13 and iPadOS to developers for testing purposes, a little over a week after releasing the sixth betas and two months after unveiling the new operating system at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Registered developers will need to download the profile for the iOS 13 and iPadOS betas from Apple's Developer Center. This beta, like earlier betas, can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper profile has been installed.

Apple split iOS 13 and iPadOS into separate updates in 2019, one designed for iPhone and one designed for iPad. iPadOS is identical to iOS 13 in almost every way, though there are some iPad-specific features such as new multitasking capabilities. For the...

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10:05
Apple Shares New Series of 'Shot on iPhone...

Apple today continued on with its "Shot on iPhone" series, uploading several new videos, but this time with a twist -- the videos are focused on ASMR, a popular YouTube trend that uses sound to evoke an "autonomous sensory meridian response."

Apple shared four videos in the series, all of which are between six and 10 minutes in length. The first, "Whispers from Ghost Forest," features a woman whispering about the legend of Ghost Forest.

The second video focuses on wood shop sounds, featuring a man turning a piece of wood into a work of art, while the third video features a man walking on a trail and crunching leaves and brush underfoot.

The fourth video, "A calm rain at camp," features the sound of rain pounding on various items at a campsite in the woods.

Apple has these videos labeled as ASMR Season 1 on its YouTube channel, which means more ASMR videos could potentially be coming. Apple also uses the tagline "Apple SMR" when introducing each video,...

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10:04
DxO PhotoLab 2.3.1.41 - Image enhancement for RAW...

DxO PhotoLab (was DxO Optics Pro) provides a complete set of smart assisted corrections that you can manually fine-tune at any time. Take control on every aspect of your photos: effectively remove noise, get rid of light constraints, recover color details, apply sophisticated optical corrections, and enhance details.

Features

  • DxO Smart Lighting - Optimizes the dynamic range of your image and brings out the details from both under- and overexposed areas.
  • DxO ClearView - Intelligently boosts local contrast and effectively removes distant haze.
  • DxO PRIME - Automatically denoises high ISO RAW images and recovers accurate details and colors based on our exclusive algorithms.
  • Optical Corrections - Leverage your gear with tailored automatic corrections based on DxO’s renowned scientific expertise in measurement and calibration.
  • Introducing U...
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10:03
Apple Music has launched Apple Digital Masters

Apple Music has launched Apple Digital Masters, a new initiative by the Apple that combines all of its “Mastered for iTunes” offerings into one global catalog for higher quality music. Billboard reports that this is the company’s first public acknowledgement of the initiative, which it has been quietly unveiling for some time.

The goal of the “Mastered for iTunes” program is to create studio-quality sound files virtually identical to the original master recordings (aka "lossless" audio), which were then placed in a special “Mastered for iTunes” section on the app.

In order for a release to be branded “Mastered for iTunes” in the iTunes music store, aAudio must be delivered at 24-bit resolution as a WAV file. Acceptable sample rates are 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz. Masters must have been created by a mastering...

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10:00
Launch Center Pro updated with all-new Icon Composer...

Contrast has today updated its popular Launch Center Pro utility with all-new features for its Icon Composer feature. With today’s update, you can use Launch Center Pro to create custom Home screen icons that can be used with Shortcuts in iOS 13.

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10:00
Stacktrace Podcast 048: “The beta battle”

Could Apple ship an iPhone that has both TouchID and FaceID, what goes into building truly fluid UIs and animations, and how to balance A/B testing with esthetics and usability when evolving a product? Also, are Apple’s latest betas ready for our primary devices yet?

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09:59
Apple launches new ASMR series with iPhone-shot...

Apple today has released four new Shot on iPhone videos, this time highlighting both the camera and microphone quality of the iPhone. The videos are part of a new series from Apple called “Apple ASMR.”

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09:56
Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband...

Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has the issue in mind, and she revealed a propo...

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09:53
Apple releasing iOS 13 developer beta 6 today

Apple is releasing the sixth developer beta version of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 (possibly alongside new seeds of watchOS 6, tvOS 13, and macOS Catalina) today. Apple’s public beta builds should follow at a later date after the latest developer beta has been tested in the wild.

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09:47
Xiaomi is planning a phone with a 108-megapixel...

Suddenly, Samsung's 64-megapixel phone camera sensor seems antiquated. Xiaomi has revealed that it will not only use the 64MP sensor in an upcoming Redmi phone, but that a future phone will pack a 108MP (oddly billed as 100MP) "ultra-clear" Samsung I...

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09:33
White House invites tech companies to discuss...

The White House plans to host a meeting with tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism. According to The Washington Post, this is the Trump administration's first major engagement on the issue after the recent mass shooting in Te...

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09:29
Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with...

In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera.

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09:18
Adobe Capture for iOS update lets you turn your...

Adobe Capture for iOS has gained a neat tool today that allows users to create custom gradients from their images and save them in a variety of formats.

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09:15
Apple Watch Series 3 deals take $175 off, Retina 4K...
09:12
'Right to Repair' debate in DC continues,...




Right-to-repair advocates -- and opponents -- are filing opinions with the US Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, all hoping to influence the debate on whether or not tech firms have the right to dictate how and where their devices are repaired.

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09:12
Apple Music's Digital Masters catalog helps you...

You'd be forgiven if you forgot about Apple's Mastered for iTunes program. It was supposed to offer near-master quality audio from compressed files thanks to clever processing, but it never became a major selling point and was eventually overshadowe...

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09:05
UBS Predicts Foldable iPhone or iPad by 2021, But...

Apple will likely launch a foldable device within the next two years, analysts at investment bank UBS predict. In a research note obtained by CNBC, the analysts said the device is more likely to be an iPad than an iPhone, and they also believe it is more likely to launch in 2021 than 2020.

Emphasis should be placed on "predict," as this is likely just speculation, and proven sources like Ming-Chi Kuo or Mark Gurman have yet to report that Apple is actively developing a foldable iPhone or iPad.

That's not the only reason to be skeptical. As noted by VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz, folding display technology is still in...

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09:04
Microsoft and Apple Level up Star Hacker Bug Bounties

According to a new security report, Microsoft and Apple have both leveled up their bug bounty programs with new incentives for security researchers.

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09:00
HBO's 'Euphoria' isn't afraid to...

It's easy to mistake Euphoria as an R-rated version of typical teen TV fair. It stars former Disney Channel mainstay Zendaya; it's set in a nameless American suburb; and it focuses on troubled high school students who, at first, fall right into the J...

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08:52
Hands-on: Arlo Pro 2 HomeKit support is a step in...

On Monday Arlo released its version 2.7.13 update to add HomeKit support to its security cameras. Needless to say, this is a highly-anticipated feature that Arlo users within the iOS ecosystem have been waiting on for quite some time. Was it worth the wait? Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for the details.

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08:50
Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and...

Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype's translation service. Some contractors are also list...

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08:43
9to5Mac Daily: August 07, 2019 – Folding iPhones and...

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

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08:31
J.D. Powers: Apple Card won't offer the best...

Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple Begins a 'Preview Rollout' of Apple Card Today with Wider Distribution later this Month." How well is it expected to perform in the market? That's exactly what J.D. Power wanted to know and today their 2019 Credit Card Satisfaction Study came to light.

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08:31
NHTSA sent Tesla cease-and-desist over Model 3...

Documents obtained by nonprofit advocacy group PlainSite show that the United States National Highway Traffic Administration sent automaker Tesla a cease-and-desist letter urging the company to stop making certain claims about the safety of the Model...

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08:18
Apple Music launches Apple Digital Masters...




Building on its previous 'Mastered for iTunes' program, Apple Music has a new initiative to promote the creation and sales of higher-quality songs on its service.

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08:15
The best game consoles and accessories for back-to-...

Please enjoy this guide to the best consoles, games and accessories for students, just one part of the larger 2019 Engadget back-to-school special. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm...

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08:03
Watch SpaceX catch a piece of its rocket as it falls...

Yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. This was the third flight for this particular Falcon 9, and its mission was to carry the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. While you can watch the full launch stream here, o...

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07:48
Samsung likely to introduce their new Galaxy Note 10...

Samsung will be introducing their next-gen Galaxy Note 10 today and it's likely to running on their newly announced Exynos 9825 that promises to bring next-gen gaming experiences to life, intelligent photography and more

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07:44
Apple Music Launches 'Digital Masters'...

Apple Music today announced a new initiative called the "Apple Digital Masters" program, which aims to combine all of its high-resolution "Mastered for iTunes" songs into one streaming catalog (via Billboard).

According to Apple, it's slowly been introducing Mastered for iTunes songs into Apple Music for some time. The company said that 75 percent of the Top 100 songs in the U.S. are Apple Digital Masters, and 71 percent of the Top 100 global songs are also part of the new program.

Apple began the Mastered for iTunes program in 2012, allowing engineers to optimize music for the digital download format by encoding from high-resolution masters. This placed the iTunes songs as close to possible as the original master recordings, and were designated specially as "Mastered for iTunes" in the store...

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07:30
Re-emergence of China market is driving Apple's...




Morgan Stanley is telling its investors that the growth of Apple's App Store is accelerating after a previous decline, and that this is due to the a recovery in revenues from China.

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07:30
Whistle Go Explore review: GPS-powered puppy...

I'm happy to say that I've never come close to losing Ellie, my beloved nine-year-old chocolate Labrador. But that doesn't mean I haven't occasionally had a moment of panic thinking about how truly terrible that would be. For years, the default prote...

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07:22
iPhone blood pressure measurement could be possible...

iPhone blood pressure measurement could become a thing — requiring nothing more than a short selfie video…

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07:21
FileMaker Retakes the Claris Name after 21 Years

FileMaker Inc. has announced that it will once again be known as Claris, indicating a larger vision for the Apple subsidiary.

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07:16
Readdle’s updated PDF Expert 7 for iOS goes free,...

Readdle has now updated its popular PDF Expert app for iOS. The regularly $10 app has now been updated to PDF Expert 7 and will now be FREE on the App Store. Readdle has added a PRO tier with an additional set of features for $50 per year via in-app purchases. However, according to the update notes, “all the features you used and loved are still there and improved, so you can use them as before at no extra cost.” That means you can update to PDF Expert 7 for nothing via the App Store or jump in for the first time. Head below for more details. more…

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07:16
FedEx won't renew its deal for Amazon ground...

FedEx is still busy cutting its ties with Amazon. The courier company has declined to renew its contract for Amazon ground deliveries when it expires at the end of August, leaving just an international delivery contract between the two. FedEx isn't s...

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07:12
No-look typing on Apple Watch

Last week, we posted a link to some some pretty amazing typing on Apple Watch.

Here’s an even more impressive version, this one with the video disabled. Pretty cool.

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07:10
Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker by EasyAcc Gets a Huge...

It’s not often that we see a waterproof Bluetooth speaker that’s cut at half price, more so if it’s a colorful and durable device by

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07:08
Apple Card awareness ‘remarkably high’ and likely to...

Apple Card arrived yesterday with a limited invite-only launch. Now a new study from J.D. Power has taken a look at how consumers feel about Apple Card ahead of its full rollout this month, and the firm believes it should be a “hit.”

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07:05
Motherboard: Yelp is screwing over restaurants by...

Adrianne Jeffries, Motherboard:

The Yelp app lists a restaurant’s direct phone number on the actual listing. That’s (212) 262-8300 in the case of Judge Roy Bean Public House. But when you click on the phone number, this dialogue shows up: Delivery or Takeout and General Questions.

And:

When a user clicks on the “Call” button labeled “Delivery or Takeout,” they are taken to a different number, (646) 394-9837, which is owned by Grubhub.

And:

Even though restaurants are capable of taking orders directly—after all, both numbers are routed to the same place—Yelp is pushing customers to Grubhub-owned phone numbers in order to facilitate what Grubhub calls a “referral fee” of between 15 percent and 20 percent of the order total

Read this article. Astonishing. It gets way worse.

My first thought, after processing all this, was, “This is the crowdsourcing behind Apple Maps”.

I hope Apple has a backup plan. Perhaps one of the many...

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07:02
'DuckTales: Remastered' is being pulled...

DuckTales: Remastered, a remake of the beloved NES platformer released in 1989, will soon disappear from digital store shelves. Capcom announced the news in a blog post but, curiously, didn't explain why it was being pulled. If you're not familiar, D...

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06:59
Microsoft Contractors Found Listening to Some Audio...

Microsoft contractors are listening to conversations between users on Skype who use its translation feature, according to Motherboard. This is done only if users are performing a translation function in Skype and not during any other typical Skype voice or video call.

The information gathered includes Skype audio regarding intimate conversations between couples and more. The data also suggests that Microsoft contractors listen to voice commands spoken to Cortana, the company's smart voice assistant. The information seen by Microsoft contractors is anonymized and doesn't contain any user identifiable information.

These contractors (who mostly work from home) do manual translations of Skype audio conversations, sent by Microsoft along with a series of approximate translations generated by Skype's AI program. The contractor has to select the most accurate...

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06:56
Disney announces $12.99 bundle for Disney+, Hulu,...

Julia Alexander, The Verge:

Disney will offer a bundle package of its three streaming services — Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ — for $12.99 a month starting on November 12th, the company announced today.

Bob Igor, Disney CEO, during yesterday’s investor call:

The streaming services is likely to be available through “Amazon, Apple, and other distributors,” according to Iger. Disney has not finalized any deals with the aforementioned companies, but told investors “we feel it’s important for us to achieve scale quickly, and we think it’s going to be an important part of that. They’re all interested in distributing the product.”

Presumably, if you sign up for the bundle outside Apple TV, you’ll still have access to all three inside Apple TV, though you might have to jump through a few verification hoops to enable that access.

If you are an existing subscriber to, say, Hulu, via Apple TV, seems to make sense to dump that subscription and sign up for the...

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06:53
Apple on Right to Repair: We Want Customers to Be...

Right to Repair advocates continue to lobby the U.S. government, arguing that large tech companies like Apple are monopolizing repairs of consumer electronics in order to preserve profits, reports Axios.

Image: iFixit.com

In testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law last month, Nathan Proctor of the non-profit U.S. Public Interest Research Group claimed that "repair hurts sales," giving Apple "an incentive to restrict repair of their devices."

Similarly, in a letter submitted to the subcommittee last month, The Repair Association's executive...

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06:46
Would you pay $600 more for a folding iPhone or iPad...

I don’t think I would, but some folks would fork out an extra $600 for a foldable iPhone or iPad, according to a UBS survey — as noted by Forbes.

UBS — a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company— says there’s a “greater willingness to pay a premium (c. $600) and generally higher interest among Apple buyers for foldable products.” It believes a folding Apple product could come next year, though it’s predicting a foldable iPad before a foldable iPhones. UBS’s survey also identifies China as likely the most receptive of folding smartphones.

Apple has been granted, or filed for several patents, involving foldable devices, including numbers 9,504,170, 20190163233, 10,318,061, 10,069,100, 20180217639, and 20190069451. Bank of America...

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06:45
Read about Apple's Teacher Coding Academies...

For educators like Tara Bordeaux, named Texas Teacher of the Year in 2018, Apple’s Teacher Coding Academies are transformative. According to Bordeaux, "The training makes you feel like you really can accomplish anything. It was really a once-in-a-lifetime experience."

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06:42
Twitter may have shared your data without permission

Yesterday, Twitter came clean about a data mishap. According to the company, it may have shared data it didn't have permission to with advertisers. It may have also made assumptions about what device you use, again without permission.

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06:29
Apple article looks at Teacher Coding Academies held...

Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

The article looks at the five week-long Teacher Coding Academies held this summer as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative, which introduces coding opportunities to underrepresented communities nationwide. Educators from nearly 70 education institutions serving tens of thousands of students attended the first cohort of academies in Houston, Austin, Boise, Nashville and Columbus, which used Challenge Based Learning to teach coding and connect communities.

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06:29
Apple article looks at Teacher Coding Academies held...

Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

The article looks at the five week-long Teacher Coding Academies held this summer as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative, which introduces coding opportunities to underrepresented communities nationwide. Educators from nearly 70 education institutions serving tens of thousands of students attended the first cohort of academies in Houston, Austin, Boise, Nashville and Columbus, which used Challenge Based Learning to teach coding and connect communities.

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06:29
Apple article looks at Teacher Coding Academies held...

Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

The article looks at the five week-long Teacher Coding Academies held this summer as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative, which introduces coding opportunities to underrepresented communities nationwide. Educators from nearly 70 education institutions serving tens of thousands of students attended the first cohort of academies in Houston, Austin, Boise, Nashville and Columbus, which used Challenge Based Learning to teach coding and connect communities.

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06:29
Apple article looks at Teacher Coding Academies held...

Apple has posted the latest in a series of stories spotlighting teachers and students using innovative technology in the classroom.

The article looks at the five week-long Teacher Coding Academies held this summer as part of Apple’s Community Education Initiative, which introduces coding opportunities to underrepresented communities nationwide. Educators from nearly 70 education institutions serving tens of thousands of students attended the first cohort of academies in Houston, Austin, Boise, Nashville and Columbus, which used Challenge Based Learning to teach coding and connect communities.

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06:25
Amazon introduces Prime Student Amazon Music...

From the press release:

By adding Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Student members can now get over 50 million songs, thousands of curated playlists and stations, and discover new music through voice with Alexa

  • Amazon Music: 50 million songs
  • Apple Music: 50 million songs
  • Spotify: 35 million songs

This is no small thing. Amazon is quickly gaining on both Apple Music and Spotify. In part, this is due to the wild success of Echo and Alexa. Imagine how this would be if Amazon had a successful phone and watch to add to the mix.

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06:18
Folding iPhone coming, says UBS, with folding iPad...

Apple is ‘steadily working’ on the technology for folding devices, claims UBS in a new investor note. It suggests that a folding iPhone is in the works, but Apple will probably launch a folding iPad first.

It says that while the first such device might be released in 2020, it believes 2021 is more likely…

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06:12
J.D. Power expects the Apple Card to be a big hit

With public beta testing now underway, the Apple Card is expected any day now. And J.D. Power, an American-based global marketing information services company, is expecting it to be a big hit.

According to the J.D. Power 2019 Credit Card Satisfaction Study, overall customer satisfaction with existing cards is currently at record high. In 2019, only 11% of customers have switched their primary credit card and almost half (45%) said their primary reason for switching was for a better rewards program. Another 17% of those who switched did so to take advantage of a sign-up offer.  

Against this backdrop of intense competition, relatively low levels of customer attrition and rich rewards and incentive programs, how will a new entry from Apple compete? To find out, J.D. Power conducted a pulse survey that delves into consumer...

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06:07
UBS Survey Shows Consumers are willing to pay a...

A recent UBS survey showed that over a third of consumers had a "reasonably high" interest in buying a folding smartphone, which the firm said is "particularly important for Apple" and its iPhone.

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06:01
Mac laptop sales creep up 1.7% quarter-over-quarter

According to the latest laptop shipments report by TrendForce, concerns over the U.S.-China trade dispute and the Intel CPU shortage originally casted a conservative cloud over the overall outlook for the market in the second quarter (Q2) of the year. However, shipments actually grew 12.1% quarter over quarter with 41.5 million notebooks shipped.

Apple’s Mac laptops improved sales a bit. They tallied 3.2 million units in shipments and registered quarter-over-quarter growth of 1.7%. (BTW, TrendForce, like many other companies and pundits, is expect a 16-inch MacBook Pro to debut this fall.)

TrendForce points out that the North American market makes up one-third of global notebook demand, and...

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06:00
The Mighty Mac Bundle Is Back! 10 Great Apps and...

Our Mac bundles are one of our hottest sellers (other than our very own Dennis Sellers!). because Apple World Today readers get a ton of apps and utilities at a highly discounted price. That’s the case with the Mighty Mac Bundle featuring VPNSecure and CrossOver, on sale for just a few days more at $29.99. Use the promo code MAC5 and you can take another $5 off that price!

What do you get with the Mighty Mac Bundle? Feast your eyes on this list of top apps, services, and utilities:

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05:57
General consumer interest in Apple Card is '...




The benchmarking and survey company J.D. Power is predicting that Apple Card will be hit, based on the awareness and interest of US consumers ahead of its launch.

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05:57
Apple highlights Teacher Coding Academies and effort...

Apple has published a Newsroom story today highlighting its Teacher Coding Academies and how the educators that are attending them are making an impact on their students and local communities.

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05:56
Apple Introduces Teachers to Coding at Summer...

Apple today highlighted various app prototypes that educators came up with during five weeklong Teacher Coding Academies it held this summer. The workshops were part of Apple's Community Education Initiative, which introduces coding opportunities to underrepresented communities across the United States.

Educators from nearly 70 institutions attended the first of these academies in Houston, Austin, Boise, Nashville, and Columbus, according to Apple, presenting prototypes of their apps to various community organizations. Together, the educators and community organizations plan to continue working on the apps.

Examples:In Boise, the teachers designed an app to help the police department better serve and communicate with the city's homeless population, connecting the community to open shelter beds and food banks.

In Austin, teachers...

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05:52
Apple TV’s share of streaming device viewing hours...

According to Conviva, a streaming media intelligence company, the Apple TV’s share of viewing hours of the connected devices market was up 129% in the second quarter (Q2). Apple’s set-top box has 10% of the market.

It still has a long way to go to catch up with the competition, however. Overall, the connected TV market was up 143% in viewing hours. This was largely driven by Roku with 173% growth and an overall 43% share of connected TV viewing. Amazon Fire TV was up 145% in viewing with an 18% share. Apple TV was up 129% to account for a 10% share.

Conviva says viewing hours grew 130% year over year while streaming quality improved dramatically. The research group says that ad buffering is a direct threat to content engagement with little viewer tolerance for ad quality issues. Streaming ad length averaged 24.87 seconds in Q2 despite a dramatic 70%+ increase in audience abandonment during...

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05:45
New Spectre-style Intel chip flaw can leak user data...




PC users and those who are running Windows on a Mac may want to take a moment to update their operating systems, as a new flaw in Intel and ARM chips has been exposed.

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05:44
The Apple Watch has almost 50% of the global...

Yesterday, IDC noted that the iPad continues to dominate the tablet market. Now Strategy Analytics notes the the Apple Watch still rules the smartwatch market.

The research group says global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive 44 % annually to reach 12 million units in the second quarter of 2019. The Apple Watch maintained first position with 46% global smartwatch marketshare, while Samsung returned to second place, and Fitbit slumped to third.

“Apple shipped 5.7 million smartwatches worldwide in quarter two (Q2) 2019, rising an above-average 50%from 3.8 million in Q2 2018. Apple Watch remains a long way ahead of the chasing pack and its global smartwatch marketshare has grown to 46% this quarter, up from 44% a year ago,” says Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics. “Apple Watch has fended off strong competition from hungry rivals like Fitbit. Apple remains...

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05:43
Apple shines spotlight on Teacher Coding Academies




Apple is hosting a series of training sessions for teachers, intended to instruct them on how to best educate the next generation on how to use the principles of coding in everyday tasks.

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05:35
Scam heart rate app is back in the App Store, trying...

A scam heart rate app that tried to con iPhone users out of $89/year is now back in the App Store under a new name, some eight months after Apple removed the original version.

The app specifically targets people who own iPhones with Touch ID…

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05:22
Strategy Analytics: Apple Remains the Clear...

A new report by Strategy Analytics states that their latest research on global smartwatch shipments shows that the segment grew an impressive 44 percent annually to reach 12 million units in calendar Q2 2019. Apple Watch maintained first position ...

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05:13
Apple News is beginning to pay off for some European...




Even without Apple News+ being available in the region yet, publishers across Europe are reporting notable increases in revenues from Apple News.

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05:10
Apple owners would pay up to $600 more for a folding...




In a recent survey of iPhone owners, interest is fairly high in a folding iPhone, and surveyed users will reportedly pay up to $600 more for it.

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05:00
How to use Google Photos to backup your iPhone

There’s a good chance you are already backing up your photos and video from your iPhone through iCloud, Google Photos, or another service and that’s great, but I’m also sure you probably have a parent or sibling that isn’t, especially if they’ve already filled up their free allotted iCloud storage. It’s easy with Google Photos to get free protection from losing all your photos if your phone gets lost, stolen, or broken.

How to install Google Photos

1. Go to the app store and download Google Photos. Once that’s finished, go ahead and open it.

Google

2. You’ll need to allow Google Photos to access all your Photos.

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04:46
PSA: Latest Spectre and Meltdown scare only affects...

Spectre and Meltdown – bugs created by a major security flaw in Intel and ARM chips – are back in the news today. Both Microsoft and Apple issued patches, but a new exploit has been discovered …

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04:15
Amazon tempts students away from Apple Music,...

Amazon Music may not be in the same league as Spotify and Apple Music when it comes to subscriber numbers, but it believes it has a plan to help tempt students.

There’s one offer for those who are Prime Student members, and another for those who aren’t …

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04:00
Apple granted another patent for sleep tracking/...

Apple has been granted another patent (number 10,368,799) involves methods to improve your sleep. The patent is dubbed “system for determining the quality of sleep” and involves an iPhone and, most likely, an Apple Watch.

In the patent details, Apple says that current sleep monitoring systems “are complex and expensive, and not effective during night and/or in dark rooms.” Further, “realization of such devices as a consumer application is not easy and they may even create hindrance in a user's sleep.” Apple thinks it can do better.

Here’s the summary of the invention: “Embodiments of the present invention provide a distributed computer system and a method for determining the quality of sleep of a sleeping user. The distributed computer system will determine the quality of sleep by detecting the changes in body posture of the sleeping user. 

“The quality of sleep will be determined by the feature vectors associated with each...

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04:00
How Apple reinvents its core business to keep growing

Last week, Apple’s Q3 2019 financial results caused a bit of a hubbub because iPhone revenue was—for the first time in seven years—less than half of Apple’s overall revenue. The cause is a slowdown in iPhone sales combined with dramatic growth in two other areas: wearables and services.

But this is hardly the first time Apple has experienced a major change in the shape of its business. In fact, Apple is a company that’s rarely stood still in terms of its evolution.

To prove the point, let’s step through 20 years of Apple’s business, five years at a time.

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03:54
Apple quietly initiated a record $24 billion in...




Since 2012, Apple has been buying back shares at the extraordinary rate of around $10 billion per quarter. A year ago it picked up the pace to around $20 billion per quarter. After a reprieve in the March quarter, the company has resumed its buyback frenzy with its largest-ever quarterly funding: $24 billion in the June quarter. Here's why.

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03:28
Time Out 2.6 - Break reminder tool with micro-breaks.

Time Out helps remind you to take work breaks throughout the day. It has two kinds of breaks: a "Normal" break, typically for 10 minutes after 50 minutes of work, so you can move about and relax, plus a "Micro" break: a very brief pause of typically 10 seconds every 10 minutes, so you can remember not to tense up too much for long periods.

You can configure how long each kind of break lasts, and how long between breaks, or disable each kind. Each Time Out is announced via the screen slowly dimming, with related graphics materializing, and when the break is complete, it fades out again, optionally playing a sound. You can change the time these transitions take... and you can even change the color and the level of transparency during the break. So if you like, you can make it mostly transparent so you can continue reading while on your break... though it's better for you if you give your eyes a rest during the Time Out.

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03:23
Generic phone chargers escalate risk of burn,...

Electric currents generated by mobile phone chargers, particularly from lower-cost generic manufacturers, are causing serious injuries. Generic mobile phone chargers are less likely to meet established safety and quality tests than the brand counterparts, according to analysis and case studies in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

“Generic phone chargers can cause burns or electrocutions,” said Carissa Bunke, MD, a pediatric resident physician with University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and lead study author. “Teens and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury due to their frequent mobile device use. They should be advised to not sleep with their phones or mobile devices charging in bed and avoid leaving the charger plugged in when it is not connected to a phone.”

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03:23
Generic phone chargers escalate risk of burn,...

Electric currents generated by mobile phone chargers, particularly from lower-cost generic manufacturers, are causing serious injuries. Generic mobile phone chargers are less likely to meet established safety and quality tests than the brand counterparts, according to analysis and case studies in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

“Generic phone chargers can cause burns or electrocutions,” said Carissa Bunke, MD, a pediatric resident physician with University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and lead study author. “Teens and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury due to their frequent mobile device use. They should be advised to not sleep with their phones or mobile devices charging in bed and avoid leaving the charger plugged in when it is not connected to a phone.”

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03:23
Generic phone chargers escalate risk of burn,...

Electric currents generated by mobile phone chargers, particularly from lower-cost generic manufacturers, are causing serious injuries. Generic mobile phone chargers are less likely to meet established safety and quality tests than the brand counterparts, according to analysis and case studies in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

“Generic phone chargers can cause burns or electrocutions,” said Carissa Bunke, MD, a pediatric resident physician with University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and lead study author. “Teens and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury due to their frequent mobile device use. They should be advised to not sleep with their phones or mobile devices charging in bed and avoid leaving the charger plugged in when it is not connected to a phone.”

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03:23
Generic phone chargers escalate risk of burn,...

Electric currents generated by mobile phone chargers, particularly from lower-cost generic manufacturers, are causing serious injuries. Generic mobile phone chargers are less likely to meet established safety and quality tests than the brand counterparts, according to analysis and case studies in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

“Generic phone chargers can cause burns or electrocutions,” said Carissa Bunke, MD, a pediatric resident physician with University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and lead study author. “Teens and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury due to their frequent mobile device use. They should be advised to not sleep with their phones or mobile devices charging in bed and avoid leaving the charger plugged in when it is not connected to a phone.”

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03:16
MacFamilyTree 9.0.2 - 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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03:15
Rumor: 16-inch MacBook Pro to enter production in...

The latest batch of 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors are in, with one analyst claiming that Apple may start manufacturing the notebook as a de facto replacement for the 15-inch MacBook Pro units.

In a note to investors over the weekend, IHS Markit analyst Jeff Lin said production of the as-yet-unannounced 16-inch MacBook Pro will begin in September with a target volume of 39,000 units per month.

Lin hinted that the 16-inch MacBook Pro could phase out Apple’s longstanding 15.4-inch model. Lin stated that “We think 15.4 [inch] MacBook volumes will shift to 16 [inch].”

The rumor was confirmed by an “OEM & panel supplier.” 

“I am pretty sure that MacBook 15.4″ will be EOL [End-of-Life],” Lin said in a follow-up email. 

According to Lin, the laptop will be powered by an unreleased refresh of Intel’s Coffee Lake-H mobile processor series. Apple currently relies on Coffee Lake-H silicon to power its 15-inch MacBook Pro lineup. 

Stay tuned for...

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03:09
AR in the healthcare markets experiencing a big boost

Augmented reality (AR) in the healthcare market is witnessing a big boost with a high expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.36% with market value expected to rise from $622 million in 2018 to $3497 million in 2024, according to Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com). 

The research group says AR and virtual reality (VR) technologies are gaining significant traction among healthcare experts owing to their numerous applications that range from assessment of surgical preparation to minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation. Other applications of augmented reality in healthcare include medical training and pharmacy benefits management. 

As the population increases, the growing demand for surgical treatment as well as healthcare expenditure among people is boosting the application of augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in the healthcare sector by a significant degree, according to...

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03:09
AR in the healthcare markets experiencing a big boost

Augmented reality (AR) in the healthcare market is witnessing a big boost with a high expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.36% with market value expected to rise from $622 million in 2018 to $3497 million in 2024, according to Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com). 

The research group says AR and virtual reality (VR) technologies are gaining significant traction among healthcare experts owing to their numerous applications that range from assessment of surgical preparation to minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation. Other applications of augmented reality in healthcare include medical training and pharmacy benefits management. 

As the population increases, the growing demand for surgical treatment as well as healthcare expenditure among people is boosting the application of augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in the healthcare sector by a significant degree, according to...

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03:09
AR in the healthcare markets experiencing a big boost

Augmented reality (AR) in the healthcare market is witnessing a big boost with a high expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.36% with market value expected to rise from $622 million in 2018 to $3497 million in 2024, according to Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com). 

The research group says AR and virtual reality (VR) technologies are gaining significant traction among healthcare experts owing to their numerous applications that range from assessment of surgical preparation to minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation. Other applications of augmented reality in healthcare include medical training and pharmacy benefits management. 

As the population increases, the growing demand for surgical treatment as well as healthcare expenditure among people is boosting the application of augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in the healthcare sector by a significant degree, according to...

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03:09
AR in the healthcare markets experiencing a big boost

Augmented reality (AR) in the healthcare market is witnessing a big boost with a high expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.36% with market value expected to rise from $622 million in 2018 to $3497 million in 2024, according to Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com). 

The research group says AR and virtual reality (VR) technologies are gaining significant traction among healthcare experts owing to their numerous applications that range from assessment of surgical preparation to minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation. Other applications of augmented reality in healthcare include medical training and pharmacy benefits management. 

As the population increases, the growing demand for surgical treatment as well as healthcare expenditure among people is boosting the application of augmented reality and virtual reality technologies in the healthcare sector by a significant degree, according to...

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03:00
Apple reportedly set to announce iOS, macOS bug...

If you’re looking to turn your Mac bug hunting efforts into money, you’ll have a chance soon.

Apple is reportedly set to launch its Mac bug bounty program before the end of August. Recent reports have noted the company handing out iPhones to top hackers during a briefing at its headquarters.

Apple is also expected to announce plans to offer security researchers iPhone handsets at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas later this week. This program is expected to make it easier for Apple to find weaknesses in iOS’ security features.

The company is also expected to be announcing an Apple Mac bounty, offering users who find researchers in macOS significant cash awards. Apple has declined to comment.

The iPhones will be given to the rock star hackers that participate in the Cupertino company’s invitation-only bug bounty program, where participants disclose bugs in Apple products in return for monetary rewards. Payments can go as high as $200,000, as...

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03:00
Best high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP...

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, Questyle, and more. Find out which shine above the others.

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Astell&Kern SR15 review: This digital audio...

Astell&Kern's SR15 might be the best high-res portable player priced less than $800.

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