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Thursday May 14

06:04
S1: How Apple's custom iPad silicon powered a...

Apple's wearables business, anchored by Apple Watch and expanding with AirPods, is proving to be both strong and resilient even as rivals struggled to find a footing for their own ultra-mobile products. A key reason backing Apple's success in the segment is its custom silicon work that began a decade ago for the launch of iPad. Here's a look at why.

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06:00
This 3-in-1 UV Sterilizer Sanitizes, Freshens, and...

It’s long been known that our smartphones are absolutely teeming with bacteria and viruses, but the current pandemic has brought that finding to the forefront. This 3-in-1 UV Sterilizer not only kills those bugs, but wirelessly charges your phone and can make your phone smell good through an aromatherapy function. It’s on sale today for $49.99.

Bringing a pack of sanitary wipes and charger along with your smartphone can be so much work. This 3-in-1 UV Sterilizer combines all that needs into one cleaning gadget. Using UV-C light, it kills germs and bacteria up to 99.99% without all the harmful heat, liquid, or chemicals. This sterilizer not only...

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05:59
Can the Apple Watch detect coronavirus? Stanford...

Could your Apple Watch detect coronavirus, using data like ECG and respiration rate? That’s a question a Stanford University study is aiming to answer.

If you own an Apple Watch or other wearable and fall into one of three categories, you can enroll in the health study …

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05:52
Apple stores in Italy to start re-opening May 19

As noted by MacRumors, the Italian website iSpazio says Apple plans to re-open 10 of its 17 stores in Italy on May 19, excluding locations in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions.

For example, the company’s retail store (pictured) at the Nave de Vero shopping mall in the Venice area will reopen on Tuesday, May 19, with reduced operating hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time and other health and safety measures in place.

Apple’s stores outside of Greater China have been closed since the middle of March. The company says enhanced health and safety measures will be implemented at re-opened sites, such as body temperature checks prior to entry, limits on how many customers can be in the store at once, social...

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05:49
Sony's Introduces the World's First...

Sony Corporation has announced the upcoming release of two models of intelligent vision sensors that are the first in the world to be equipped with AI processing functionality. The new sensors could be included in future iPhones.

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05:43
FBI wants Apple to provide data in U.S. Senator...

According to the Los Angeles Times (a subscription is required to read the entire article), the FBI has served Apple with a warrant for obtaining info on the iCloud account of U.S. Senator Richard Burr. He’s being investigated for selling a significant percentage of his stock portfolio in 33 different transactions on Feb. 13, just as his committee was receiving daily COVID-19 briefings and a week before the stock market sharply declined.

The article explains: “Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department's investigation into controversial stock trades he made as the novel coronavirus first struck the U.S., a law enforcement official said. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, turned over his...

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05:31
First Apple Store in Italy to reopen on May 19

Italy's Apple Nave de Vero will be the first Apple Store in Italy to open as the country begins easing lockdown restrictions.

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05:20
Apple Stores in Italy Will Begin Reopening on May 19

Apple today indicated that its retail store at the Nave de Vero shopping mall in the Venice area will reopen on Tuesday, May 19, with reduced operating hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time and other health and safety measures in place.

Italian website iSpazio today reported that Apple plans to reopen 10 of its 17 stores in Italy on May 19, excluding locations in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions.

After closing all of its retail stores outside of the Greater China region in mid-March due to the global health crisis, Apple is in the process of reopening locations in some countries, including Australia, Austria,...

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05:20
Apple Stores in Italy Will Begin Reopening on May 19

Apple today indicated that its retail store at the Nave de Vero shopping mall in the Venice area will reopen on Tuesday, May 19, with reduced operating hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time and other health and safety measures in place.

Italian website iSpazio today reported that Apple plans to reopen 10 of its 17 stores in Italy on May 19, excluding locations in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions.

After closing all of its retail stores outside of the Greater China region in mid-March due to the global health crisis, Apple is in the process of reopening locations in some countries, including Australia, Austria,...

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05:15
Apple sources rebut claims staff are being rushed...

Following a claim that Apple is pressing employees to return to work at Apple Park, sources within the company say that it's doing no such thing.

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05:10
FBI obtained data from Senator Richard Burr’s iCloud...

The FBI has obtained a copy of iCloud data belonging to Senator Richard Burr, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, after serving Apple with a warrant compelling it to hand over the data. This likely includes an iCloud backup of Burr’s iPhone.

The FBI used the data in order to obtain a subsequent warrant to seize Burr’s iPhone as part of an investigation into whether the senator broke the law to profit from the coronavirus crisis …

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05:00
Apple Patent Reveals an Alternative to their Failed...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to an alternative wireless charging device design to their failed AirPower charging pad that's in the form of a 3D container as noted in our cover graphic. Charging coils can be built into both the base and the device's sidewalls.

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04:50
Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.17 - Easy-to-use backup/...

Carbon Copy Cloner backups are better than ordinary backups. Suppose the unthinkable happens while you're under deadline to finish a project: your Mac is unresponsive and all you hear is an ominous, repetitive clicking noise coming from its hard drive. With ordinary backups, you'd spend your day rushing out to a store to buy a new hard drive and then sit in front of your computer reinstalling the operating system and restoring data.

With Carbon Copy Cloner, your data and the operating system's data are all preserved on a bootable volume, ready for production at a moment's notice. When disaster strikes, simply boot from your backup and get back to using your Mac. At your convenience, replace the failed hard drive and then let CCC restore the OS, your data and your settings directly from the backup in one easy step.

Any backup application can save your stuff. A CCC bootable backup will save your productivity too!



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04:35
Future iPhones could see some of AI smarts in the...

Apple already uses AI smarts to help with iPhone image processing via the neural engine that has been part of A-series chips since the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. But future iPhones could see some AI processing performed directly by the camera sensor itself …

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04:21
FBI serves warrant on Apple to access Senator's...

The FBI served a warrant on Apple as it investigates Senator Richard Burr over allegations of controversial stock sales related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Based on iCloud information received, the agency then seized the Senator's iPhone at his home.

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04:19
Contactless payment market to grow at CAGR of 15.9%...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate [CAGR] of 15.9% through 2025, according to Research and Markets.

The presence of tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon propels the growth of the North American contactless payment market. Research and markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that is more secure, more transparent as compare to other mode of payment and operates with decentralized authority.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. Well-established IT industry of the region supports the development of technology. Research and Markets says the companies that are already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment...

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04:19
Contactless payment market to grow at CAGR of 15.9%...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate [CAGR] of 15.9% through 2025, according to Research and Markets.

The presence of tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon propels the growth of the North American contactless payment market. Research and markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that is more secure, more transparent as compare to other mode of payment and operates with decentralized authority.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. Well-established IT industry of the region supports the development of technology. Research and Markets says the companies that are already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment...

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04:19
Contactless payment market to grow at CAGR of 15.9%...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate [CAGR] of 15.9% through 2025, according to Research and Markets.

The presence of tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon propels the growth of the North American contactless payment market. Research and markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that is more secure, more transparent as compare to other mode of payment and operates with decentralized authority.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. Well-established IT industry of the region supports the development of technology. Research and Markets says the companies that are already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment...

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04:19
Contactless payment market to grow at CAGR of 15.9%...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate [CAGR] of 15.9% through 2025, according to Research and Markets.

The presence of tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon propels the growth of the North American contactless payment market. Research and markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that is more secure, more transparent as compare to other mode of payment and operates with decentralized authority.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. Well-established IT industry of the region supports the development of technology. Research and Markets says the companies that are already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment...

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04:07
FBI Serves Apple Warrant to Gain US Senator's...

Apple has been served a warrant by the FBI to obtain information on the iCloud account of U.S. Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who is being investigated for controversial stock trades linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Los Angeles Times, FBI agents served Apple the warrant "in recent days" to gain access to the ‌iCloud‌ data. The information gathered from the warrant's execution was then used as evidence to serve another warrant to obtain the Republican senator's iPhone from his home.

Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department's investigation into controversial stock trades he made as the...

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04:07
Some iPad Pro users complaining that the Magic...

The iPad Magic Keyboard accessory has been widely praised for its responsive multi-touch trackpad, backlit keyboard, and clever counterbalancing magnetic stand. Apple debuted the accessory alongside the 2020 iPad Pro update and the iPadOS 13.4 software, which added rich support for cursor input on iPad.

However, a number of users are now airing their frustrations about battery life issues. A slice of Magic Keyboard owners are noticing that their iPad’s battery drops quickly when using the keyboard with the backlight enabled, and some reports indicate battery drain problems arise even when the iPad is idle and not in use.

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04:07
Some iPad Pro users complaining that the Magic...

The iPad Magic Keyboard accessory has been widely praised for its responsive multi-touch trackpad, backlit keyboard, and clever counterbalancing magnetic stand. Apple debuted the accessory alongside the 2020 iPad Pro update and the iPadOS 13.4 software, which added rich support for cursor input on iPad.

However, a number of users are now airing their frustrations about battery life issues. A slice of Magic Keyboard owners are noticing that their iPad’s battery drops quickly when using the keyboard with the backlight enabled, and some reports indicate battery drain problems arise even when the iPad is idle and not in use.

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04:01
Apple Ultra Wideband could be used for secure and...

The underused U1 Ultra Wideband chip in the iPhone 11 family will eventually come into its own as the center of a personal network connecting individual's devices together.

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04:00
Apple sources say no rush or pressure for corporate...

Apple sources have denied that there is any schedule for corporate staff to return to work at Apple Park and other company offices. Most are working from home during the coronavirus crisis.

A recent Bloomberg report stated that the first phase of returning people to work in Apple offices has already begun, and a second phase is scheduled for July

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04:00
Watchsmith review: Personalize your Apple Watch with...

Smartwatch owners love being able to customize the appearance of the Apple Watch face. With just a few taps on the screen or rotations of the digital crown, no two wrists look the same. But in typical Apple fashion, that personalization stops just short of perfection, since there’s no way for developers to create truly unique third-party watch faces of their own.

Instead, Apple Watch lovers must rely on an extensive battery of complications to populate favorite watch faces with data relevant to each person. For those looking to go beyond this limitation, there’s now an ingenious app designed to automatically display a wide range of complications on a given schedule throughout the day. It’s the closest we’ll likely come to custom Apple Watch faces.

To read this article in full, please click here

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03:51
Paragon NTFS 15.5.129 - Provides full read and write...

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

Features

  • Unprecedented high NTFS performance. The transfer rate is the same as with the native HFS file system.
  • Familiar interface that is similar to Apple’s Disk Utility.
  • Menu Bar add-on that gives you 1-click
  • Enable ownership and specify which users are allowed to access each newly-created file or...
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03:45
You can now buy Amazon’s Eero Wi-Fi directly from...

Enlarge / Apple is selling all three Eero variants—clockwise from the top, you're looking at Amazon, Pro, and Beacon. We recommend the Amazon version as the best value by far. (credit: Eero)

Apple is now selling Amazon's three-piece Eero kit directly from Apple.com to customers in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

As we've reported previously, the three-piece Eero kit—specifically, the redesigned...

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03:35
Report: In-Display Fingerprint Scanner Market Grew...

Global shipments of fingerprint-on-display (FoD) sensors grew nearly eightfold in 2019, according to tech market research firm Omdia (via DigiTimes).

A total of 228.3 million FoD sensors were shipped in 2019, up 674% from 29.5 million in 2018, said Omdia. With FoD sensors having reached the sweet spot for market pricing, FoD shipments are expected to continue rising at a tremendous rate in 2020, expanding to more than 400 million units, Omdia indicated.Apple stopped using its capacitive Touch ID sensor in its flagship iPhones when it introduced Face ID in 2017's iPhone X, which ditched the Home button in favor of an extended screen.

Apple has since pushed ahead with Face ID, adding it to every flagship ‌iPhone‌ since...

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03:04
VLC Media Player 3.0.10 - Popular multimedia player.

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

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



Version 3.0.10:

  • Multiple DVD fixes & improvements
  • Better adaptive streaming support
  • Fix video rendering on macOS
  • Various MP4 improvements
  • Better macOS Catalina support
  • Adds support for SMB2/3 shares
  • It also fixes security issues notably various DOSes in the microDNS service discovery
  • And a dozen more issues...

Note: Starting with VLC 3.0.5, VLC is distributed with...

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03:00
Ring Smart Lighting Solar Pathlight review:...

You'll get the most value from this great path light if you've also invested in—or plan to—other home security devices in the ever-widening Ring ecosystem.

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03:00
Epic Games demos Unreal Engine 5, will bring...

The cool humans at Epic Games teased their upcoming Unreal Engine 5 (UE5) on Wednesday, offering a demo that promised super sharp and detailed gameplay on a variety of platforms.

Albeit the demo was performed on a PlayStation 5, the Unreal Engine 5 will be incorporated to games headed to the iOS and macOS as well.

Per the article on Verge:

The results showcase incredible visual quality, combined with the detail and photo-realistic lighting Epic promises its new tools will deliver. According to Kim Libreri, Epic’s chief technology officer, “the next-gen consoles are going to give consumers a quantum leap, and UE5 is another leap on top of that.”

UE5 also offers improvements with dynamic global illumination (Lumen) and truly virtualized geometry (Nanine). The Nanite tools automatically generates “as much geometric detail as the eye can see,” according to the company’s blog posts, and offers a new set of tools for game developers to use:

“Artists...

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03:00
Eero mesh routers now available via the Apple Store...

These can come in handy in difficult-to-configure wireless environments.

On Wednesday, Eero announces that its wireless mesh routers are now available for purchase on the Apple web site.

The products, such as the eero Mesh Wi-Fi Router ($99.95), eero Beacon Mesh Wi-Fi Range Extender ($149.95), and the eero Pro Mesh Wi-Fi Router ($199.95).

The routers offer handy mesh features, such as TrueMesh, wherein the eero network learns and optimizes for space, devices, and usage.

These devices can be purchased by customers in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, and the United States.

Via The Mac Observer and Apple.com

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03:00
How coronavirus is speeding up a la carte cord-...

Coronavirus has accelerated the move to a la carte cord-cutting.

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02:57
Apple updates their Ring Accessory invention that is...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a continuation patent from Apple that builds on their already granted patent relating to a ring accessory specifically designed to work with a future VR glasses and/or Head Mounted Display Device that is more accurate than wearing full VR gloves. The user will be able to wear one or several rings to control content on screen ...

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02:05
Upcoming Chrome Browser Feature Lets You Group...

Google has announced a new tab grouping feature coming to Chrome browser that lets users better organize their tabs, however many they have open at the same time.

The new Tab groups option will appear in a tab's right-click menu and lets you group your tabs together and label them with a custom name and color. Once the tabs are grouped together, you can move and reorder them on the tab strip in one go.

Google suggests a few use cases in its Keyword blog:

Through our own usage and early user research, we've found that some people like to group their Chrome tabs by topic. For instance, it helps if you're working on several projects, or looking through multiple shopping and review sites. 

Others have been grouping their tabs by how urgent they are - "ASAP," "this week" and “later...

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02:00
Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an...

The new MacBook Pro comes with two or four external ports, depending on the model you pick. And the new MacBook Air has a pair of ports. But those ports are only of one type: Thunderbolt 3, which is compatible with USB-C.

But you probably have devices that use USB-A, Thunderbolt 1, Thunderbolt 2, DisplayPort, HDMI, or something else. How do you connect these devices? With an adapter.

If you’re planning to buy a new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, make sure you set aside a considerable amount of cash for the adapters you need. Apple doesn’t include any in the box, except for a power adapter.

Your best bet is to get a combination dock, like the Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter ($60 on Amazon). It connects via USB-C, and includes a USB-C pass-through port, two USB 3.0 ports, and an HDMI port with 4K (30Hz) support. With this, you don’t have to...

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Wednesday May 13

20:59
Microsoft Office 2016 16.16.20 - Popular...

Microsoft Office 2016 - Unmistakably Office, designed for Mac.

The new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote provide the best of both worlds for Mac users - the familiar Office experience paired with the best of Mac. If you already use Office on a PC or iPad, you will find yourself right at home in Office 2016 for Mac. It works the way you expect, with the familiar ribbon interface and powerful task panes. Mac users will appreciate the modernized Office experience and the integration of Mac capabilities like Full Screen view and Multi-TouchTM gestures. With full Retina display support, your Office documents look sharper and more vibrant than ever.

Office for Mac is cloud-connected, so you can quickly get to the documents you’ve recently used on other devices and pick up where you left off. New, built-in document sharing tools make it easy to invite teammates to work on a document together. When sharing documents, you won’t have to...

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20:59
Bloomberg Publishes Clickbait in Break From Rivals

Mark Gurman, writing Tuesday for Bloomberg, under the attention-grabbing headline “Apple Plans to Return More Staff to Offices in Break From Rivals”:1

Apple’s approach to returning to its offices differs greatly from
that of other well-known technology companies. It underscores
Apple’s longtime focus on in-person meetings and hands-on product
development, and the company’s reliance on hardware as its central
business.

Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google have said that most
employees can work from home through 2020. Amazon.com Inc. said
that office workers will be able to work from home until early
October and Twitter Inc. said staff can work from home “forever”
if they choose.

The narrative thrust of this story, emphasized by...

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19:22
Apple government affairs VP Cynthia Hogan departing...

Apple has announced that its vice president of public policy and government affairs, Cynthia Hogan, is departing. This announcement comes after Hogan joined Joe Biden’s vice presidential selection team last month.

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18:24
Video: Here’s how to create your own WWDC-style...

As shown above, Apple’s artwork for WWDC this year features various Memoji designs hidden behind MacBooks. A new video today from The Tech Rabbi walks you through the process of making your own Memoji + MacBook character with customizable stickers.

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18:12
Poll: Are you an Apple News+ subscriber? Would audio...

Just over a year ago, Apple News+ debuted to the public as a $9.99 per month subscription on iOS and macOS. As we move into year two of the service, are you still a subscriber to the premium news service?

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18:11
Two of Google's Key Pixel Phone Architects are...

When Google announces its latest Pixel smartphone in the coming weeks, it will be without some key architects of its previous model, which drew rare internal criticism from the company’s head of hardware, Rick Osterloh

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18:02
Apple's Rumored Over-Ear Headphones Feature...

9to5Mac has learned more exclusive details about Apple's upcoming over-ear headphones, dubbed the "AirPods Studio," including specifications and settings. From the report: One of the key features of regular AirPods is ear detection, which automatically pauses the song when you take the earphones off. We've learned that AirPods Studio will have a similar feature, but it will work in a different way. Instead of ear detection, Apple is working to include sensors that can detect whether the headphones are on your head or neck. Based on this, we assume that AirPods Studio will play or pause content when they detect being placed on your head. Neck detection can be used to keep the headset turned on while the music is paused, just like when you take just one of the AirPods out of the ear.

Another new sensor will be able to detect left and right ears to automatically route the audio channels. That means there's likely no right or wrong side to use AirPods Studio, whereas current...

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17:13
Apple ranks ninth on Forbes’ 2020 Global 2000 list

Apple ranks ninth on Forbes2020 Global 2000 list, which ranks the world’s largest public companies.

That’s down three spots from last year, but still good enough to keep it atop all listed tech companies. Among those companies, Microsoft’s market value of $1.4 trillion was the largest in America and second in the world when data was compiled on April 30, and Apple was next at $1.3 trillion.

Globally, the duo trailed only oil monolith Saudi Aramco in that metric, and Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, and Chinese conglomerate Tencent are also among the top eight companies in the world in market value. Apple is the only tech company in the top 10 in total sales.

"While other industries continue to bear the brunt of the coronavirus crisis, many tech corporations are already emerging from the disruption and returning to full strength,” Forbes notes...

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16:54
Apple's VP for public policy and government...

Cynthia Hogan, Apple's vice president for public policy and government affairs, has resigned from the company, reports Axios. She'll leave next month to serve as one of four leaders of a vice presidential selection committee for Joe Biden's presidential campaign.

Apple hired Hogan in April 2016 as its vice president for public policy and government affairs for the Americas, While this position oversees the company’s operations in Canada and Latin America, its primary purpose is as a lobbyist for Apple. Hogan is no stranger to DC, working with the NFL and working as a top aide to Biden when he was vice president.

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16:49
Utah nixes Apple/Google contacting system for its...

Utah is one of the first states to endorse a contact tracing app to slow the spread of coronavirus and 45,000 people have signed up since it was released in late April. However, the app was built by a social media startup and doesn’t use the Apple-Google Bluetooth contact tracing system, reports CNBC.

Healthy Together was built by Twenty, a social media start-up that previously built an app that helps young people meet up in person. After the COVID-19 pandemic started, the state of Utah reached out to the company, according to CNET. Healthy Together repurposed their social media-oriented technology for contact tracing in three weeks. Utah's app does work with iPhones and Android smartphones.

On April 10, Apple and Google announced a joint effort to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19. The plan is to...

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16:33
Apple public policy VP Cynthia Hogan to leave...

Apple's vice president for public policy and government affairs Cynthia Hogan, who was recently named to a committee tasked with vetting running mates for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, has resigned her role at the company.

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16:09
Apple Policy Exec Cynthia Hogan Departs Company

Apple's vice president for public policy and government affairs, Cynthia Hogan, has resigned from the company, reports Axios. Hogan will be leaving Apple next month after recently being selected as one of the members of Joe Biden's vice presidential selection committee.

Hogan joined Apple back in April 2016 to head its Washington D.C. office under Apple's environmental, policy, and social initiatives chief Lisa Jackson.

Prior to joining Apple, Hogan was a top lobbyist for the National Football League, and before that, she served as Joe Biden's counsel when he was Vice President of the United States under President Barack Obama.

Hogan was seen as a key hire...

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15:48
Slack's revamped mobile app puts key features...

Slack is following up its desktop app redesign with a similar overhaul for the mobile crowd. The company is rolling out updates for Android and iOS that remove some of the clutter and make it easier to reach the features you’re more likely to use whe...

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15:42
Utah Rejects Apple's Exposure Notification API...

Utah in April released "Healthy Together," a contact tracing app aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus by letting people know if they've come in contact with someone who is later diagnosed with the virus.

Utah's Healthy Together app does not use Apple and Google's Exposure Notification API, instead opting for a less private GPS and Bluetooth-based solution that's currently available in a beta capacity. Healthy Together was created by social media startup Twenty, and it does not take advantage of the decentralized, anonymized approach that Apple and Google are implementing, according to a report from CNBC.

The aim of the Healthy Together app is to help the 1,200 Utah Department of Health workers who are doing in-person contact...

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14:47
The Next-Gen Unreal Engine 5 will deliver actual...

Epic Games today announced the next iteration of its game engine, the Unreal Engine 5 (UE5), with a stunning demo running on the PlayStation 5. The good news is that Epic says that UE5 will be coming out in late 2021, will support next-generation consoles, current-generation consoles, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.

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14:42
Apple might have exclusive on Intel's 28W...

Intel appears to have made its speediest 10th-generation Ice Lake mobile processors exclusive to Apple's MacBook lineup.

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14:42
Utah dismisses COVID-19 exposure API from Apple and...

As Apple and Google beta test their new Exposure Notification API for COVID-19 contact tracing, states in the US are starting to lay out their own plans. A new report from CNBC details Utah’s approach to contact tracing, which does not include using the standard proposed by Apple and Google.

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14:17
∞ Next-gen real-time Unreal Engine 5 demo running on...

It’s not perfect (the fluid dynamics aren’t very fluid) but overall, an incredible display of what gamers can expect in their next-generation consoles.

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14:15
Utah declines Apple-Google exposure notification API...

The state of Utah has rejected the Apple-Google Exposure Notification framework in favor of a less private contact tracing app created by social media startup Twenty.

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14:02
Food apps in Chicago will soon show the premium you...

In a first-of-its-kind policy change, the City of Chicago will require companies like DoorDash to disclose to customers how much restaurants pay when they order food using a delivery app. If you live in the city, you’ll see an itemized breakdown that...

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13:58
AirPods Studio, Thunderbolt security, iPhone 12...

Is Apple expanding its AirPods lineup? Should you be concerned about the recently revealed Thunderbolt security flaw? And what could we see when the iPhone 12 is released this fall? We’ll talk about this and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

This is episode 698 with Jason Cross, Michael Simon, and Roman Loyola.

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13:36
Epic Games shows off Unreal Engine 5 said to offer ‘...

Epic Games teased its upcoming Unreal Engine 5 (UE5) today with a detailed look the super sharp and detailed gameplay it will make possible. While the demo shared today on YouTube was done with the PlayStation 5, Unreal Engine 5 will also bring its impressive tech to games on iOS and Mac too.

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13:35
How it felt learning my dad is a serial killer

My (three) dads were bad but sure as hell not this bad.

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13:34
Be Careful When Scheduling Events Using Siri

Adam Engst recently scheduled a Zoom call with colleagues on a non-profit board and had to apologize when one of them was irritated at ending up in Google Hangouts by himself for 10 minutes. The problem arose due to a confluence of issues with Siri and Google Calendar—read on to learn how to avoid similar embarrassments.

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13:29
Belkin, maker of Apple Accessories, is waiting on...

Belkin, the company that makes iPhone charging cables, home routers and more is joining in on the coronavirus fight. Belkin International has started making what it calls "low-cost" ventilators at manufacturing plants in Providence, Rhode Island. Belkin is hoping that the FDA will fast track their application, approving it for sale.  

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13:20
Enter to win a RavPower PD 90W GaN Wall Charger

To commemorate the upcoming 700th episode of the Macworld Podcast, we’re teaming up with RavPower for a giveaway of their PD 90W Gallium Nitride Wall Charger! There will be three lucky winners of this great device that you can use to charge your MacBook Pro in a shorter amount of time.

To enter for your chance to win, fill out the form below with your name and contact information. The contest begins today and runs through Wednesday, May 26 at 11:59 p.m. PT We’ll announce the winners on the Macworld Podcast at 10 a.m. Pacific on Wednesday, May 27, and on the Macworld Twitter feed.

Visit RavPower.com for more information on the PD 90W GaN Wall Charger and other RavPower products.

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13:04
Facebook app for iPadOS updated with Split View and...

Facebook has finally added multitasking support to its official iPadOS app in the latest update available. While users can have two apps running simultaneously side by side on iPad since iOS 9, the Facebook app wasn’t compatible with these features until now.

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13:00
NASA backs studies on environmental effects of COVID...

You’ve probably heard stories of skies and water clearing up while most people stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but how much have things improved, really? Scientists are about to rely on NASA technology to find out. The space agency is fund...

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12:52
Report: Apple’s over-ear headphones have no left- or...

Among other things, Apple's AirPods are known for the ability to detect when an individual earbud is or isn't in your ear and start or stop playback accordingly. A new report from 9to5Mac claims that a similar feature will be offered in Apple's upcoming over-ear headphones, but the headphones will instead detect whether they are placed on our head or lowered around your neck.

The publication cites "people familiar with the matter" who have detailed some of Apple's plans. The report also refers to the headphones as "AirPods Studio."...

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12:46
FBI accuses China of attempting to steal US COVID-19...

Today, the FBI warned that China-backed hackers are attempting to steal COVID-19 research from organizations in the US. In a joint statement, the FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that they have observed state-...

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12:43
Epic Games Unveils Unreal Engine 5, Coming in 2021...

Epic Games today unveiled Unreal Engine 5, the newest iteration of its game engine that's used by game developers for many high-profile games. A demo video running on a developer version of the PS5 hardware shows what Unreal Engine 5 is capable of.

Unreal Engine 5 focuses on photorealism that's on par with movie CG and real life, and it will be released in 2021. Unreal Engine 5 will support current-generation consoles, next-generation consoles, PCs, Macs, iOS, and Android.

Epic Games detailed two new core technologies that will be coming in Unreal Engine 5, including Nanite virtualized geometry for importing film-quality source art directly into Unreal Engine as virtualized textures and Lumen, a fully dynamic global illumination system designed to react to scene and light changes, which will allow for more realistic shadows and rendering of moving light sources.

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12:33
Ridley Scott, one of the greatest film and TV...

It's being reported today that following a competitive dealmaking process with other outlets bidding, the prolific producer Ridley Scott is setting up shop at Apple TV+. Scott will be creating new projects for the tech giant for whom he once directed its famed "1984" commercial. Under the multiple-year pact, Hollywood Reporter states that "Scott and his Scott Free Productions banner...

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12:25
How to charge AirPods and AirPods Pro

No, you can't charge AirPods without a case. There's a lot of peculiar advice online about charging AirPods, AirPods Pro and their case, so here is exactly what actually works.

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12:02
Apple plans to add audio versions of publisher...

Someone (or more likely something via computer voice) reading stories doesn’t sound like something that would make Apple News+ more interesting to me.

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11:35
Trump extends telecom order behind Huawei ban until...

Huawei isn’t about to get a reprieve from the US trade ban any time soon. President Trump has extended until May 2021 the executive order barring American companies from buying and using telecom equipment that represents an “unacceptable” national se...

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11:19
Uber set to enforce mask requirement for drivers and...

Uber has finalized some new rules to keep both its drivers and riders as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. The changes that take effect on May 18 will see masks being required and more in the US, Canada, parts of Europe, India, and more.

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11:19
Apple to Debut Powerbeats Pro in New Colors That...

Apple is planning to introduce new Powerbeats Pro models in an array of bright, spring-themed colors that include cloud pink, glacier blue, spring yellow, and lava red, according to a rumor sourced from a Weibo account (via iMore).

The rumor comes from WaveTech, a source without a known track record for sharing accurate info about Apple's plans, but the wide attention the rumor has garnered leads us to believe the information could potentially be correct.

First introduced in April 2019, the ‌Powerbeats Pro‌ are currently only available in black, ivory, moss, and navy, all of which are plainer, more subdued colors, so the brighter color options will be a welcome update.

Apple often adds new Beats...

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11:18
France gives social media sites one hour to delete...

The internet has no shortage of illegal media and verbiage. Social media companies do what they can to soften the blow, but unsavory (and downright criminal) images, videos and text inevitably break through. According to Reuters, France’s government...

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11:18
Powerbeats Pro could get four new colors soon

Apple's PowerBeats Pro may soon be getting a series of new colors, according to a post on China's Weibo social network.

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11:09
Apple consultants look to give back amid the COVID-...

The first Futureproof IT summit, an event put on by Alectrona, Abelloni, Technolutionary and the MacAdmins Podcast, was announced early last month. And Apple consultants are looking to give back amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Futureproof IT, scheduled for a May 18-20, is "a first of its kind virtual summit, bringing together global tech leadership to address the operational, security, and financial impact of COVID-19", meant for IT professionals and small businesses owners around the world. 

All proceeds from Futureproof IT 2020 are being donated to Heart to Heart International to support their humanitarian work distributing urgently needed equipment and medication.

"I think this event is going to be a game-changer. The world has changed so much in light of COVID-19, and with it, so much uncertainty has been introduced, but Futureproof IT has the capacity to revolutionize our perspective," says Jon Brown, owner of Grove...

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10:51
Apple TV+ inks first-look deal with Ridley Scott...

Apple has signed a first-look television deal with Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions to get a first crack at content for the Apple TV+ streaming service.

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10:50
Eero Mesh Wi-Fi HomeKit router now available on...

The Amazon-owned Eero HomeKit router system is now available to purchase directly through Apple's online store, though units there are not expected to ship until mid-June.

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10:50
Director Ridley Scotts signs first-look TV deal with...

Director/producer Ridley Scott has inked a first-look TV deal with Apple, for whom he once directed its famed "1984" commercial that introduced the company's first Mac, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Under the multiple-year pact, Scott and his Scott Free Productions banner will create and develop new projects for the Apple TV+ streaming service. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the Apple deal is valued in the high seven-figure range.

Following his commercial breakthrough in 1979 with the science fiction horror film Alien, further works include Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator (which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), and The Martian. He’s been nominated for three Academy Awards for Directing (for Thelma & Louise, Gladiator and...

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10:48
Uber will require riders and drivers to wear face...

Following on the heels of Lyft, Uber is introducing new rules to keep its users safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Starting on May 18th, Uber will require drivers, delivery people and riders to wear face protection before they can start using the...

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10:42
Powerbeats Pro likely gaining four new colors...

One year after release, Apple could be planning to expand its Powerbeats Pro lineup with four new color options. The colorful naming of the new options has surfaced in a Weibo social media post.

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10:40
Facebook users in the US can create custom avatars...

Facebook avatars are finally available in the US. Starting today, users can design digital recreations of themselves, and post them in comments and Messenger chats. These caricatures are similar to Snap’s BitMoji app, but have their own distinct look...

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10:38
Apple Inks First-Look Deal With Ridley Scott's...

Apple has inked a first-look deal with Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions company, reports Variety. Under the terms of the deal, Scott Free will create TV shows for Apple TV+.

Image via Variety

The Scott Free production company has produced successful films and TV series that include "Top Gun," "Alien," "Black Hawk Down," "The Martian," "The Good Wife," "Man in the High Castle," and "The Terror." Scott also directed Apple's famous "1984" ad.

Apple has signed similar ‌Apple TV‌+ deals with A24, Sesame Workshops, and Peanuts, and has established multi-year production contracts with high-profile...

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10:30
Amazon Prime Day 2020: Everything you need to know...

Summer approaches, and with it, Amazon's big "Black Friday in July" deals. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza.

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10:26
MIT wants to use your microwaving habits to study...

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created a wireless system that monitors how people use the appliances in their homes. The team believes that with data about how and when users operate everyt...

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10:26
Macs may have exclusivity of Intel’s 28W Ice Lake...

ExtremeTech says there’s “some evidence” that Intel may have reserved an entire lineup of parts just for Mac laptops. No, it didn't make a custom chip, it's offering “specific combinations of cache, core counts, and frequencies: tailored to Apple’s needs.

“Up until recently, Intel had listed a Core i7-1068G7 on the Ark.Intel.com website," says ExtremeTech. "Now, that chip has vanished, with the Core i7-1065G7 at the top of the Ice Lake-derived product family instead. The Core i7-1068G7 has quietly moved over to become the Core i7-1068NG7, which reportedly means that the chip is now an Apple-only part.”

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10:23
CleanMyMac X 4.6.3 - Delete files that waste your...

CleanMyMac makes space for the things you love. Sporting a range of ingenious new features, CleanMyMac lets you safely and intelligently scan and clean your entire system, delete large, unused files, reduce the size of your iPhoto library, uninstall unneeded apps or fix the ones that started to work improperly, manage all your extensions from one place and do much more - all from one newly designed and beautifully simple interface.



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  • ‘Move to Folder’ option in the Large and Old Files module

Improved:

  • Dark Mode of Full Disk Access guide
  • Uninstallation of JetBrains applications

Fixed:

  • Removed Wi-Fi networks within Privacy got restored
  • Safari extensions weren’t scanned for malware
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10:20
Ridley Scott signs first look deal with Apple TV+,...

The production company of famous director Ridley Scott has signed a first look deal with Apple TV+, reports Variety.

Scott’s portfolio includes blockbuster films like Top Gun and The Martian, and series like Amazon’s Man in the High Castle, but Apple and Scott’s relationship actually dates back decades. Ridley Scott directed the iconic 1984 ad campaign, that Apple used to launch the original Macintosh.

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10:00
Stacktrace Podcast 083: “When you link a framework…”

The recent Facebook SDK crashing incident leads John and Rambo into a deep-dive on third party SDKs and various ways to handle them. Also, new thoughts and details on the rumored AirPods Studio headphones, how writing about a topic can make you re-examine your opinions on it, and the launch of FusionCast.

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09:48
Apple needs to add this new ‘X-ray’ mode camera to...

It’s been discovered today the OnePlus 8 Pro camera has a really neat (unintended?) trick up its sleeve: pseudo X-ray powers with its camera through certain types of plastic. And it turns out one of the coolest looks yet at the hidden feature is with the Apple TV.

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09:40
Chrome will soon group tabs together to save pack...

Google is introducing a new feature to Chrome that will have you asking how you lived without it before. Starting with the next version of the company's browser, which the search giant will begin rolling out next week, you'll be able to organize tabs...

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09:38
Eero Mesh WiFi Products Now Available From Apple...

Eero's lineup of mesh WiFi products are now available for purchase, eero announced in a blog post this morning. Eero devices can be bought from Apple in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.

Apple is selling multiple eero Pro Mesh WiFi setups with one or two beacons and pricing starting at $300, along with the eero Pro Mesh WiFi Router and a Pro Router three pack. The standard Eero Mesh WiFi Router is available alongside the eero Mesh WiFi System and the eero Beacon Mesh WiFi Range Extender. Eero's products are compatible with HomeKit.This is an exciting step towards delivering our vision to bring eero to more customers and homes around the world, providing them with a safe and reliable network for their smart home. Today's announcement...

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09:26
Epic Games launches Epic Online Services for game...

Epic Games has launched Epic Online Services, which unlocks the ability to “scale games and unify player communities for all developers.”

First announced in December 2018, Epic Online Services are powered by the services built for Fortnite across seven major platforms (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android). Open to all developers, Epic Online Services is free and offers creators a single software developer kit to launch, operate, and scale their games across engines, stores, and platforms of their choice.

“At Epic, we believe in open, integrated platforms and in the future of gaming being a highly social and connected experience,” said Chris Dyl, general manager, Online Services, Epic Games. “Through...

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09:26
Epic Games launches Epic Online Services for game...

Epic Games has launched Epic Online Services, which unlocks the ability to “scale games and unify player communities for all developers.”

First announced in December 2018, Epic Online Services are powered by the services built for Fortnite across seven major platforms (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android). Open to all developers, Epic Online Services is free and offers creators a single software developer kit to launch, operate, and scale their games across engines, stores, and platforms of their choice.

“At Epic, we believe in open, integrated platforms and in the future of gaming being a highly social and connected experience,” said Chris Dyl, general manager, Online Services, Epic Games. “Through...

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09:26
Epic Games launches Epic Online Services for game...

Epic Games has launched Epic Online Services, which unlocks the ability to “scale games and unify player communities for all developers.”

First announced in December 2018, Epic Online Services are powered by the services built for Fortnite across seven major platforms (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android). Open to all developers, Epic Online Services is free and offers creators a single software developer kit to launch, operate, and scale their games across engines, stores, and platforms of their choice.

“At Epic, we believe in open, integrated platforms and in the future of gaming being a highly social and connected experience,” said Chris Dyl, general manager, Online Services, Epic Games. “Through...

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09:26
Epic Games launches Epic Online Services for game...

Epic Games has launched Epic Online Services, which unlocks the ability to “scale games and unify player communities for all developers.”

First announced in December 2018, Epic Online Services are powered by the services built for Fortnite across seven major platforms (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android). Open to all developers, Epic Online Services is free and offers creators a single software developer kit to launch, operate, and scale their games across engines, stores, and platforms of their choice.

“At Epic, we believe in open, integrated platforms and in the future of gaming being a highly social and connected experience,” said Chris Dyl, general manager, Online Services, Epic Games. “Through...

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09:26
Amazon Fire TV interface makes it easier to find...

Amazon wants to make it easier for Fire TV users to find free streaming content, so today, it is rolling out a new “Free” tab to customers in the US. Inside the tab, a top row will feature some of the most popular free, ad-supported streaming apps. B...

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09:26
Apple begins selling Eero mesh routers after earlier...

Apple and Eero are teaming up to sell the mesh networking gear directly through Apple’s Online Store. Eero made the announcement in a blog post today, with the partnership coming after Eero was the first to add HomeKit router support earlier this year.

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09:17
Unreal Engine 5 revealed for iOS and Mac, coming in...

The newly announced cross-platform Unreal Engine 5, coming to Mac and iOS, utilizes new rendering techniques to achieve a whole new level of realism and detail.

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09:11
'Fortnite' will be a PS5 and Xbox Series X...

Epic Games is far from done with Fortnite. The publisher is bringing the ultra-popular battle royale to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X as a launch title for both consoles later this year. What’s more, it plans to migrate Fortnite to the impressive U...

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09:06
Key researcher behind the Pixel's camera left...

The computer imaging expert behind the cameras on Google’s Pixel phones left the company in March, according to The Information. Marc Levoy met Google’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin as grad students at Stanford. After leading a Stanford pro...

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08:55
Every 2020 iPad Pro is on sale in today’s best deals...

Today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break is headlined by the latest iPad Pros from $749, plus a new Best Buy 1-day sale, and deals on VIZIO’s AirPlay 2-enabled TVs. Hit the jump for all that and more.

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08:53
Eight Sleep Launches Updated 'Pod Pro'...

A little over one year after first launching "The Pod," Eight Sleep today announced the next iteration of its smart mattress, "The Pod Pro." The updated sleep device retains many features of the original, like temperature control via iPhone, and adds a number of improvements.

Similar to the original model, the Pod Pro has an Active Grid that provides dynamic heating and cooling between 55 and 110 degrees Fahrenheit on each side of the bed. The Pod Pro works by connecting to "The Hub," a small tower that houses hydro-engines and uses water to regulate temperature.

Temperature is controlled directly with the connected Eight Sleep app for iOS and Android. The app breaks down...

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08:51
AMD unveils 7nm Radeon Pro VII graphics card for...

AMD on Wednesday unveiled the Radeon Pro VII, a high-end graphics card similar to past Mac Pro offerings but aimed at the broader professional workstation market.

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08:40
Adobe Pepper Flash Player 32.0.0.371 - Plug-in plays...

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



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08:14
2K Games is remastering the Mafia trilogy

Here’s something we didn’t expect to see: a remaster of the often-overlooked Mafia series. Publisher 2K Games announced the Mafia: Trilogy on Wednesday with a short teaser on YouTube and promised to share additional details on May 19th at 12PM ET / 9...

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08:12
Deals: Sonos Offers 30% Off Sitewide for Healthcare...

You'll find two notable sales from Sonos and Amazon in today's best deals, offering discounts on Sonos speakers, official iPhone cases, and a 44mm Sport Loop accessory. We've rounded up all these deals below, and be sure to head to our full Deals Roundup to track all of the biggest discounts from the past week.

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

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At Sonos, all healthcare workers and first responders can take 30 percent off a single purchase on Sonos.com for a limited time. If you fall into this category, you can shop on the Sonos website for the company's speakers, sound bars, or other audio accessories, and add the items to your...

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08:07
9to5Mac Daily: May 13, 2020 – Apple’s return to work...

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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08:01
Epic Games teases its new, nearly-photorealistic...

Epic Games’ Unreal is already one of the most widely used game engines on the planet, utilized by game developers, advertisers and filmmakers alike. Fortnite wouldn’t be Fortnite without Unreal -- nor would Epic be worth $15 billion. Indeed, successi...

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08:00
∞ The Saturn V in 3D sound

If you’re lucky enough to have a Surround or 3D sound system, crank this up and just let your ears bleed from all the glorious noise. Now excuse me while I go price out Surround systems.

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08:00
The best wireless headphones you can buy right now

When it comes to wireless headphones, the over-ear noise-cancelling models typically offer the most comprehensive set of features we want. The best options combine stellar audio with powerful active noise cancellation (ANC) and other handy tools to c...

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07:47
Apple AirPods Pro drop to $228 on Amazon today

Amazon has issued a special in-cart discount on Apple AirPods Pro, dropping the cost to $227.99. Or save a few bucks more and grab the wireless earphones for $224 at AT&T. Find all the deals in this savings roundup.

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07:46
RapidWeaver 8.6.2 - Create template-based websites...

RapidWeaver is a next-generation Web design application to help you easily create professional-looking Web sites in minutes. No knowledge of complex code is required, RapidWeaver will take care of all that for you. RapidWeaver produces valid XHTML- and CSS-based websites.

One of the perks about using RapidWeaver is that it has a strong custom theme community. You can download themes and edit them from within RapidWeaver and the result is a pretty slick-looking website that takes very little effort.

RapidWeaver also has a lot of custom plug-ins. Some of them make it easier to edit images directly in RapidWeaver. Others make creating a site map a matter of a few clicks. The supportive community that surrounds RapidWeaver is really what makes this great app superior to other WYSIWYG website creation tools. Be sure to check out YourHead for some little tools to help spice up your website in RapidWeaver....

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07:32
Apple News+ audio stories planned, but publishers...

Apple News+ audio stories could be the company’s next bid to attract subscribers to the subscription news service.

A new report today – corroborating one of our own sources – says that Apple has pitched the idea to at least four publishers as a zero-cost way to attract a broader audience, but publishers think it could actually make matters worse …

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07:32
While France is known for their great wines, more...

Officials in France have been angered by Google and especially Apple for not giving the special exemptions or assistance in making their home-grown app more popular by using Apple and Google protocols in the background. One French official actually threw out a veiled threat that they would remember Apple for their non-compliance to their demands

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07:31
∞ A detailed look at the new features in Logic Pro X...

[VIDEO] Terrific, deep dive into what’s new with Logic Pro X. Some amazing detail work here, especially in Live Loops. Video embedded in main Loop post.

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07:29
Apple Considering Offering Audio Versions of News+...

Apple News+ may provide users with an option to listen to audio versions of some stories in the future, according to publishers who spoke with Digiday:Over the past several months, Apple has been asking the publishers participating in its year-old premium program for permission to produce audio versions of the stories distributed there, according to sources at four different publishers that have heard the pitch.

Apple will handle production costs, and compensate publishers in the same way it compensates them for the written content available on Apple News+, two sources said; Apple metes out 50% of subscriber revenue to publishers based on how much time those subscribers spend with publishers’ content in a 30-day period.There is no timetable for when the audio versions of stories may launch.

The report also notes that many publishers remain...

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07:25
The evolution of Apple and Google’s map designs

Two posts by Justin O’Beirne:

Interesting to watch both designs evolve, becoming lighter, more delicate, yet packing more info, especially at the more zoomed in levels.

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07:20
Compared: Microsoft's Surface Book 3 versus...

The arrival of Microsoft's Surface Book 3 has given mobile workers another option for a high-performance notebook-tablet hybrid, but could potential buyers be better served by an iPad Pro?

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07:12
Apple plans to return more staff to offices in break...

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. plans to soon start returning more employees to its major global offices while other tech companies are continuing work-from-home policies through at least the end of 2020 due to Covid-19.

And:

The first phase, which includes staff members who can’t work remotely or are facing challenges working from home, has already begun in some regions globally. It will expand to major offices across late May and early June, Apple has told staff.

See also, Twitter Will Allow Employees To Work At Home Forever.

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07:08
Thirty-six thousand feet under the sea

Ben Taub, The New Yorker:

Past twenty-seven thousand feet, the pilot had gone beyond the theoretical limit for any kind of fish. (Their cells collapse at greater depths.) After thirty-five thousand feet, he began releasing a series of weights, to slow his descent. Nearly seven miles of water was pressing on the titanium sphere. If there were any imperfections, it could instantly implode.

And:

For the next hour, he explored the featureless beige sediment, and tried to find and collect a rock sample. Then the lights flickered, and an alarm went off. Vescovo checked his systems—there was a catastrophic failure in battery one. Water had seeped into the electronics, bringing about a less welcome superlative: the deepest-ever artificial explosion was taking place a few feet from his head.

If there were oxygen at that depth, there could have been a raging fire. Instead, a battery junction box melted, burning a hole through its external shell without ever...

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07:01
Apple urges ambitious Chinese supplier to challenge...

Nikkei Asian Review:

Apple has advised one of its Chinese AirPods assemblers to make a major investment in an iPhone and MacBook metal casing provider, a move the California tech titan hopes will create a formidable alternative to another of its longtime suppliers, Taiwan’s Foxconn, multiple sources told the Nikkei Asian Review.

And:

The deal, if realized, would give Luxshare the ability to produce high-quality metal casing as well as access to smartphone assembly know-how, which would take it a step closer to becoming the Chinese version of Foxconn — a single company with operations that span nearly the entire electronics supply chain. Such a move could ultimately help Luxshare grab a share of iPhone production, which ships around 200 million units each year.

Good move to diversify the supply chain. Interesting that that diversification brings Apple deeper into China.

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07:01
Dell’s modern design comes to the XPS 15 and revived...

With each new generation, we’ve heaped praise on Dell for its well-built XPS line of laptops, and it seems hard to imagine how the company can keep improving the series. This year, the PC maker is continuing its war against bezels by slimming down th...

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07:00
Comment: I’m a huge privacy advocate, but extremist...

I’m a huge privacy advocate who’s written a lot about the topic because it’s a massively important issue.

It’s important for two reasons: First, because the kind of technology we have available to us today poses privacy risks never before imagined. China, for example, has demonstrated the ability of its massive network of facial-recognition cameras to track one individual among millions as they travel from one side of a city to the other.

Second, because once you allow something to happen, it is very, very hard to roll it back. Crises are particularly dangerous in this respect, because it’s easier to justify extreme measures at extreme times – like the coronavirus – but once a government goes down a particular road, it’s vanishingly rare that they abandon the approach once the crisis...

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07:00
Alienware's updated Area-51m laptop comes with...

Dell’s Alienware has unveiled new m15/m17 gaming laptops, an updated Aurora desktop PC and the latest desktop-class Area-51m laptop, now available with AMD’s Radeon RX graphics and a 10-core Intel CPU. First up is the 17.3-inch Area-51m (above), an u...

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06:48
The first 'AI Eurovision' song contest...

Eurovision 2020 was unsurprisingly cancelled due to the pandemic, but AI has stepped in to fill its glittery shoes. Dutch broadcaster VPRO has just wrapped up a Eurovision-inspired AI Song Contest, with 13 teams from Europe and Australia training alg...

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06:35
Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security

Home security company Kangaroo is launching the US$19.99 Doorbell Camera. It can be  controlled from your smartphone, delivering GIF-like recordings to capture activity at your door.

The Kangaroo Doorbell Camera boasts a battery life of over one year. It also provides real-time notifications.

The post Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:35
Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security

Home security company Kangaroo is launching the US$19.99 Doorbell Camera. It can be  controlled from your smartphone, delivering GIF-like recordings to capture activity at your door.

The Kangaroo Doorbell Camera boasts a battery life of over one year. It also provides real-time notifications.

The post Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:35
Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security

Home security company Kangaroo is launching the US$19.99 Doorbell Camera. It can be  controlled from your smartphone, delivering GIF-like recordings to capture activity at your door.

The Kangaroo Doorbell Camera boasts a battery life of over one year. It also provides real-time notifications.

The post Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:35
Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security

Home security company Kangaroo is launching the US$19.99 Doorbell Camera. It can be  controlled from your smartphone, delivering GIF-like recordings to capture activity at your door.

The Kangaroo Doorbell Camera boasts a battery life of over one year. It also provides real-time notifications.

The post Kangaroo launches Doorbell Camera for home security appeared first on MacTech.com.

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06:30
Dropbox 97.4.467 - Cloud backup and synchronization...

Dropbox for Mac is a file hosting service that provides cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. It is a modern workspace that allows you to get to all of your files, manage, and share them with anyone, from anywhere.

Features:

  • Dropbox app for Mac automatically backs up all photos and videos in your camera roll.
  • Get access to files in your account, no matter whether you are online or offline.
  • Download Dropbox for Mac to easily share big files. You need only to copy and paste an invite link and send it to anyone who you want to get access to your files, even if this person doesn't have a Dropbox account.
  • With Dropbox on Mac, you can scan documents and convert receipts, documents, whiteboards, and notes into a PDF format.



Version 97.4.467:

  • Improvements and fixes.



  • OS X 10.10 or later


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06:19
Thunderbird 68.8.0 - Email client from Mozilla.

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

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



Version 68.8.0:
Fixes:

  • Account Manager: text fields were too small in some cases
  • Account Manager: Authentication method did not update when selecting an SMTP server
  • Links with embedded credentials did not open on Windows
  • Messages were sometimes sent with a badly formed address when filled from the address book
  • Accessibility: Screen readers were reporting too many activities from the status bar
  • MailExtensions: Setting IMAP messages as read...
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06:18
Spatial offers unlimited access to its premium...

Spatial, a VR/AR collaboration platform that allows people to work over distance as if in the same room, says that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s opening up unlimited access to its premium services to everyone free of charge, for the coming months. 

In addition to access via major headsets, Spatial can now be used by the masses via a web version on your desktop or iPhone/Android. Anyone can enter a Spatial AR/VR meeting by clicking on a meeting link; no downloads are required. 

Spatial is also announcing an improved experience and general availability of Spatial on the Oculus Quest VR headset. Previously, this was only available in private beta.

To sign up for Spatial Free, go to Spatial.io, click sign up, and follow the instructions on how to download for your headset, or join directly from your desktop or smartphone...

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06:18
Spatial offers unlimited access to its premium...

Spatial, a VR/AR collaboration platform that allows people to work over distance as if in the same room, says that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s opening up unlimited access to its premium services to everyone free of charge, for the coming months. 

In addition to access via major headsets, Spatial can now be used by the masses via a web version on your desktop or iPhone/Android. Anyone can enter a Spatial AR/VR meeting by clicking on a meeting link; no downloads are required. 

Spatial is also announcing an improved experience and general availability of Spatial on the Oculus Quest VR headset. Previously, this was only available in private beta.

To sign up for Spatial Free, go to Spatial.io, click sign up, and follow the instructions on how to download for your headset, or join directly from your desktop or smartphone...

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06:18
Spatial offers unlimited access to its premium...

Spatial, a VR/AR collaboration platform that allows people to work over distance as if in the same room, says that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s opening up unlimited access to its premium services to everyone free of charge, for the coming months. 

In addition to access via major headsets, Spatial can now be used by the masses via a web version on your desktop or iPhone/Android. Anyone can enter a Spatial AR/VR meeting by clicking on a meeting link; no downloads are required. 

Spatial is also announcing an improved experience and general availability of Spatial on the Oculus Quest VR headset. Previously, this was only available in private beta.

To sign up for Spatial Free, go to Spatial.io, click sign up, and follow the instructions on how to download for your headset, or join directly from your desktop or smartphone...

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06:18
Spatial offers unlimited access to its premium...

Spatial, a VR/AR collaboration platform that allows people to work over distance as if in the same room, says that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s opening up unlimited access to its premium services to everyone free of charge, for the coming months. 

In addition to access via major headsets, Spatial can now be used by the masses via a web version on your desktop or iPhone/Android. Anyone can enter a Spatial AR/VR meeting by clicking on a meeting link; no downloads are required. 

Spatial is also announcing an improved experience and general availability of Spatial on the Oculus Quest VR headset. Previously, this was only available in private beta.

To sign up for Spatial Free, go to Spatial.io, click sign up, and follow the instructions on how to download for your headset, or join directly from your desktop or smartphone...

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06:10
Rumor: Apple plans to add audio to its Apple News+...

Apple plans to add audio to its Apple News+ service, according to Digiday. The tech giant has been asking the publishers participating in its year-old premium program for permission to produce audio versions of the stories distributed there, the article adds, quoting unnamed "sources at four different publishers that have heard the pitch.”

Digiday says Apple will handle production costs, and compensate publishers in the same way it compensates them for the written content available on Apple News+. The company gives 50% of subscriber revenue to publishers based on how much time those subscribers spend with publishers’ content in a 30-day period

Chances the rumor is true, according to the Sellers Research Group (that's me): 85%. It makes sense. Though Apple says Apple News +, its US$9.99/month subscription...

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06:01
Rumor: Apple wants to see an alternative to its...

According to the Nikkei Asian Review, quoting “unnamed sources,” Apple has advised one of its Chinese AirPods assemblers to make a major investment in an iPhone and MacBook metal casing provider, a move the California tech titan hopes will create a formidable alternative to another of its longtime suppliers, Taiwan's Foxconn.

The article adds that Luxshare-ICT, a Chinese tech company, has been in talks with Catcher Technology, the world's second-largest metal casing provider, for more than a year. The deal, if finalized, would give Luxshare the ability to produce high-quality metal casing as well as access to smartphone assembly knowledge, which would take it a step closer to becoming the Chinese version of Foxconn.

Foxconn is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturer with its headquarters in...

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06:01
Amazon's latest Fire HD 8 tablets boast sleeker...

Amazon is giving its Fire HD 8 tablet a significant overhaul, including a much-needed visual refresh. The new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition still pack 8-inch 1,280 x 800 screens, but in a slicker-looking design — the bezels are...

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06:00
Deals on Big Think Edge Expert-Taught Lectures

Imagine if you could sit down at your computer and get a lecture from an acknowledged expert in a topic at your leisure. You can do exactly that with Big Think Edge Expert-Taught Lectures, and today we have deals on one,...

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05:48
How to play Apple Music on Apple Watch

If you've got an active subscription to Apple Music, you can play your favorite songs, artists, albums, and playlists right on your Apple Watch. Here's how.

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05:46
Alphabet's balloon-powered Loon internet comes...

Alphabet has announced that Loon will soon provide its balloon-powered 4G internet service to several regions in Mozambique. The company has teamed with local carrier Vodacom to serve the Cabo Delgado and Niassa provinces, two vast regions that curre...

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05:31
SteelSeries' Apple-compatible Nimbus+...

SteelSeries has officially launched the Nimbus+, a follow-up to the original Nimbus wireless gaming controller for Apple devices. It retains the original controller’s looks with additional features that include clickable joysticks the capability to l...

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05:15
Apple looking to add audio to Apple News+

Multiple publishers say Apple plans to produce audio versions of Apple News+ stories to run alongside regular articles.

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05:04
Apple is Reportedly looking to Expand iPhone...

While a number of companies around the world, including Apple supplier Catcher who makes metal cases for the iPhone and MacBook, are trying to move some of their production out of China due to U.S.-China tensions and the havoc that the Wuhan Virus has created globally, Apple oddly appears to be willing to double down in China, according to a new report by the Nikkei

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05:00
Nuraloop review: Smart sport buds, elevated

Nura was an unknown entity when it debuted its first-gen, semi-eponymous Nuraphone headphones. The quirky, tech-filled cans had a design like no other and a spec sheet to rival most headsets at the same price ($399), plus its personalized audio featu...

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05:00
Photos for macOS stops syncing? Here’s one way to...

It’s easy from the perch of writing the Mac 911 column to appear as if I have all the answer. Dear readers, I do not. I am always delighted to research on your behalf, but sometimes problems fall into my lap that I know will help you all, because I’m unable to find a ready solution and nobody in any forum or on any blog has found an answer, sometimes across many years.

Photos for macOS is a bugbear for many of you, one of the most regular sources of questions. But I encountered a sync problem that no one has written in about, yet I can find a history of frustrated people across the Internet trying to solve it. I did find a solution—but you might not like it!

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04:57
North American contactless payment market predicted...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR 15.9% during the forecast period, according to Research and Markets

With the presence of technology giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon, the development of contactless payment-based platform is blossoming. Research and Markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that’s more secure and more transparent compared to other modes of payment.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. The companies already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment platform. 

Research and Markets says these companies are coming forward to collaborate with various financial institutions to develop “robust, secure, transparent...

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04:57
North American contactless payment market predicted...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR 15.9% during the forecast period, according to Research and Markets

With the presence of technology giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon, the development of contactless payment-based platform is blossoming. Research and Markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that’s more secure and more transparent compared to other modes of payment.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. The companies already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment platform. 

Research and Markets says these companies are coming forward to collaborate with various financial institutions to develop “robust, secure, transparent...

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04:57
North American contactless payment market predicted...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR 15.9% during the forecast period, according to Research and Markets

With the presence of technology giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon, the development of contactless payment-based platform is blossoming. Research and Markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that’s more secure and more transparent compared to other modes of payment.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. The companies already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment platform. 

Research and Markets says these companies are coming forward to collaborate with various financial institutions to develop “robust, secure, transparent...

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04:57
North American contactless payment market predicted...

The North American contactless payment market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR 15.9% during the forecast period, according to Research and Markets

With the presence of technology giants such as Apple, Google, and Amazon, the development of contactless payment-based platform is blossoming. Research and Markets says software companies are investing in significant workforce and money to develop a platform that’s more secure and more transparent compared to other modes of payment.

Smart payments are the future collaterals of the business, which are directing the economy towards the transparent mode of operation, adds the research group. The companies already in the IT industry are leveraging their efforts to support the adoption of the contactless payment platform. 

Research and Markets says these companies are coming forward to collaborate with various financial institutions to develop “robust, secure, transparent...

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04:15
The Morning After: There's a new $500 '...

Looking for the ideal midrange smartphone? Xiaomi spin-off Poco might have the answer with its new F2 Pro. This $500 handset has a 6.67-inch screen with no notches, holes or other distractions, a pop-up front-facing camera, powerful Snapdragon 865 CP...

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04:10
EU rejects idea of making contact tracing apps...

The European Union has rejected the idea of making coronavirus contact tracing apps mandatory for international travel.

The proposal was one of a number of possible measures being put forward as a way to allow people to resume use of airlines and international train services without the risk of carrying the virus between countries …

more…

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04:00
An Apple Car could sport 'gull wing’ door design

Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,648,210) for a “multi-linkage vehicle door hinge.”

Typical passenger vehicle doors open and close by pivoting around a generally vertical hinge axis. Alternative door opening and closing movements have been utilized in some vehicles. Examples include gull-wing doors that are hinged along a generally horizontal axis at the roofline of the vehicle and may include two pivotally-related door panels, and scissor doors that rotate vertically at a fixed hinge at the front of the door opening. 

However, adoption of alternative door opening and closing movements has been limited, due to the lateral space needed to open the door, and/or due to the mechanical complexity of the door hinge and associated structure, according to Apple. The company evidently likes the gull wing door concept and thinks it can improve on current iterations

Here’s the summary of the...

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04:00
How Apple’s rumored iPhone 12 lineup sets the stage...

The iPhone 12 is shaping up to be one of the most important iPhone releases in a while. Not only is it likely to bring a new design and 5G connectivity, but it will also reportedly split the iPhone into distinct pro and non-pro lines in a much more definitive way than the iPhone 11.

Earlier this week, a report by Jon Prosser spilled a ton of details about the four iPhone models reportedly releasing this year. I had been somewhat skeptical about the addition of another lower-cost model, but Prosser’s details cleared things up for me: In short, this iPhone lineup could be Apple’s smartest ever with huge implications for the future.

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03:59
NHS admits contact tracing app won't work on...

Trials of the UK's NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app reveal that users must have iOS 11 or later, and battery life is profoundly impacted by the feature.

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03:48
Apple Urges Chinese AirPods Supplier to Expand and...

Apple has reportedly advised its Chinese AirPods assembler Luxshare to make a major investment in Catcher Technology, a Taiwanese firm that makes the metal casing for iPhone and MacBooks.

According to sources who spoke to Nikkei Asian Review, Apple hopes the move will create a "formidable" alternative to its longtime supplier, Taiwan's Foxconn.

Luxshare-ICT, a fast-rising Chinese tech company known for its aggressive growth strategy, has been in talks with Catcher Technology, the world's second-largest metal casing provider, for more than a year and has recently entered a deeper round of negotiations, said one of the people who is familiar with the situation.

The deal, if realized, would...

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03:15
What will the ARM Mac line-up look like?

For a company with a reputation for sudden bursts of industry-shaking creativity, Apple’s pretty conservative most of the time. The company has a years-long product pipeline, and while we’re beginning to anticipate the 2020 iPhone, its hardware engineers are finishing work on the 2021 model while its component designers are pondering the chips and sensors that will power the device into the mid-2020s.

For so many of Apple’s product choices, a decision now is likely to be a decision that sticks for years to come. Think of how many years it took for the company to backtrack on the butterfly keyboard in the MacBook line, even after it was obvious that it had made a mistake. More to the point, consider the continued existence of the low-end, two-port version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is largely the consequence of a failed attempt to replace the MacBook Air with the 12-inch MacBook...

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03:15
Apple releases version 2D15 firmware update for...

A week after releasing updated firmware for the AirPods Pro earbuds, Apple has released the same firmware for the second-generation AirPods, bringing them to the new 2D15 firmware.

Apple didn’t release the exact changes offered by the firmware, but it’s thought that since the second-generation AirPods don’t feature Active Noise Cancellation, the firmware fixes the bug that caused some customers who were sent a replacement AirPod with unreleased firmware to be unable to use them, allowing them to once again be paired with existing ‌AirPods‌.

Users can check their AirPods firmware version via the following steps:

  1. Make sure the ‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌ are connected to your iOS device.
  2. Open the Settings app.
  3. Tap General.
  4. Tap About.
  5. Tap ‌‌‌AirPods‌‌‌.
  6. Look at the number next to “Firmware Version.”

While Apple has yet to provide explicit instructions as ago how to initiate a firmware update, activating the...

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03:06
Apple tells AirPods assembler to expand, and invest...

Chinese AirPod assembler Luxshare-ICT is reportedly being encourage by Apple to make a major investment that would benefit the Cupertino company.

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03:00
Spatial goes free, aiming to become the Zoom of...

Two years ago, we called Spatial's virtual collaboration platform "FaceTime in VR." Since then, the company has focused on corporate users who have access to pricey augmented reality headsets, like Microsoft's HoloLens and MagicLeap's. After all, who...

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03:00
Belkin, the Company That Makes iPhone Cables, Pivots...

Belkin International, the company that makes iPhone charging cables and home routers, has started making what it calls "low-cost" ventilators at manufacturing plants in Providence, Rhode Island. USA Today reports: These are sub-$200 units aimed for emergencies and less severe cases of COVID-19, compared to more full-featured units that cost in the tens of thousands of dollars. "This is one of the most urgent humanitarian crises we have experienced in our lifetimes and the number one responsibility for each of us in this moment is the care and compassion for others in need," said Chet Pipkin, CEO and founder of Belkin. "It was obvious there's a critical need for ventilators and not just for the short term," says Pipkin. "We have no excuse not to get prepared." It's looking to make at least 10,000 ventilators.

So how did it learn how to go outside of their zone to medical supplies? "We felt a responsibility to be helpful to others," he says, but acknowledges that Belkin didn't...

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03:00
Apple updates vintage and obsolete products list,...

Apple on Tuesday updated its official vintage and obsolete products list, this time adding the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models produced in mid-2013 and early 2014, along with the 13-inch MacBook Pro produced in mid-2014. Apple also included the fifth-generation iPod touch to its vintage products list.

Apple defines “vintage” devices as those that have not been manufactured for more than five years but fewer than seven years. “Obsolete” products, on the other hand, are any that have been discontinued for more than seven years.

Vintage products are still eligible for repairs and service at Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Provider locations, but only if those shops have the required parts in stock. Obsolete products are not eligible for repairs at these locations.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

Via...

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02:49
Instagram Adds New Options for Bulk Deleting...

Instagram has rolled out some new features that aim to prevent online bullying and other unwanted interactions on the social media platform. These features include the ability to control who can tag or mention you in comments, captions and Stories, and the ability to delete comments in bulk.

When it comes to who can mention and tag you in content, you can choose Everyone, Only People You Follow, or No One. These options can be found in the Privacy section of the Settings screen, accessed via your profile.

To bulk delete comments, follow these steps:

  1. Tap a comment, then tap the dotted icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Select Manage Comments.
  3. Choose up to 25 comments to delete at once.
  4. Tap...

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02:30
Report: Apple encouraging Luxshare to expand...

According to a report from Nikkei today, Apple is encouraging Luxshare, a long-time supply chain partner, to expand its business and encroach on Foxconn’s turf. Right now, Luxshare primarily makes Apple AirPods but is investigating an investment in metal casing manufacturer Catcher (which is part of the iPhone, iPad and Mac supply chains).

Nikkei says Apple is keen on Luxshare going ahead with growing its business as it thinks Luxshare could become a viable competitor to the Taiwanese assembly giants Foxconn and Pegatron.

more…

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Tuesday May 12

19:12
Apple plans to phase key staff back to work...

In mid-April President Trump announced many of the esteemed executives, economists, scholars, and industry leaders who together will form various Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups. Apple was listed at the top of the technology sector as one of the companies who lead by example reopening their businesses in a steady and safe manner.Late this afternoon we're learning that Apple is also planning to soon start returning more employees to its major global offices ...

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18:08
Apple Pay usage sees boost in Australia due to big...

As the big four banks complete their rollouts of Apple Pay in Australia, the Apple service is driving an increase in contactless payments. New data from the Roy Morgan Digital Payments Report indicates a “sharp increase” in use of non-bank contactless services in Australia.

more…

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16:58
Smart Home Company Wink Gives Users an Extra Week...

Wink, a company that makes a smart home hub that links smart home devices together, last week upset customers with the announcement of a new surprise subscription service that will be required to use the Wink product going forward.

Wink, which was not a subscription service when customers purchased the product, at the time said that it would give customers a one-week grace period before charging a subscription fee. As of today, Wink announced that it has extended that grace period for another week, and customers won't be charged until May 20. The subscription fees were originally set to kick in on May 13.

Wink customers who do not start paying $4.99 per month on May 20 will not be able to continue using their Wink products. Those who choose not to pay the fee will not be able to access Wink devices from the app, with voice control, or the API, and...

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16:48
Apple sued for using song without permission in...

Another day, another lawsuit. As noted by AppleInsider, Apple and its Apple TV+ production partners are being sued over the claim that they used a copyrighted song in its Amazing Stories before getting proper permissions from the rights holder.

The complaint, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday, claims that Apple wrongfully used "Side Show" by Richie Rich in the second episode of Amazing Stories. According to the lawsuit, music producer and distributor Darrell Jackson (and plaintiff in the case) owns the copyright to the sound recording and musical composition of "Side Show.”

The plaintiff wants an end to the alleged copyright infringement on Apple's part and an enjoinment on Nakamiche from claiming that they own the rights to "...

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16:44
Twitter Makes It Easier to See Quote Tweets in iOS...

Twitter today announced a new feature for its iOS app, which is designed to make it easier to recognize retweets with comments, which can often go unnoticed by tweet writers.

On iPhone and iPad, all retweets with comments are shown in a list that can be accessed by tapping on a tweet and then choosing the "Retweets" option. Retweets will be organized into retweets with no comment and retweets that have a comment with the tweet, as demoed in Twitter's video.

Don’t miss the Tweets about your Tweet.

Now on iOS, you can see Retweets with comments all in one place. pic.twitter.com/oanjZfzC6y

— Twitter (@Twitter) May 12, 2020

Quote-style retweets can already be viewed through Twitter's...

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16:29
Apple making plans to return some employees to main...

Bloomberg says Apple plans to start returning more employees to its main offices, such as its “spaceship campus" in Cupertino, California.

Though plans could change, depending on circumstances, the first phase has also started in some regions worldwide and is slated to expand to other offices in late May and early June. A second phase will begin in July.

Bloomberg says senior Apple managers are beginning to inform employees this week if they’re part of the first phase. During phase one, employees will either be asked to work from the office regularly or only for certain periods depending on their role, the article adds.

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16:26
Dark Mode comes to Apple Store app for iOS

Apple on Tuesday updated the Apple Store app for iOS with Dark Mode support, allowing customers to shop for products through a largely black user interface.

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16:09
Logic Pro X 10.5 deep dive: Live Loops, Drum Synth,...

Apple unveiled what can only be considered one of the most substantial updates its flagship Logic Pro X DAW ever today. The gigantic Logic Pro X 10.5 update revolutionizes the way users can create while offering up some of the more popular workflow styles its competition has become famous for. Head below for a closer look at the major new features. more…

The post Logic Pro X 10.5 deep dive: Live Loops, Drum Synth, EXS24 replacement, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.

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16:08
Apple Store App Gains Dark Mode Support

Apple today updated its Apple Store app to add Dark Mode support, allowing the app to feature a darker interface when ‌Dark Mode‌ is enabled on an iPhone or iPad.

The Apple Store app is Apple's dedicated app for purchasing new Apple products and scheduling Today at Apple sessions on the ‌iPhone‌ and the ‌iPad‌, and a ‌Dark Mode‌ option will be welcome given the increased usage of the app as retail stores remain closed.

Apple has been slowly adding ‌Dark Mode‌ options to all of its apps after introducing the feature in iOS and iPadOS 13. Most recently, the Apple Support app was updated with ‌Dark Mode‌ support, with Apple implementing the feature in late April.

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16:06
Apple brings essential personnel back to offices as...

Apple is making plans to return corporate employees to work following COVID-19 mitigation procedures, with some essential personnel already heading back to the office in certain regions around the world, according to a report on Tuesday.

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15:58
Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad updated with...

At long last, Apple today has released a new version of the Apple Store app for iOS with support for Dark Mode. This update comes after Apple redesigned and revamped the Apple Support app with Dark Mode last month.

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15:47
Apple Planning for Employees to Return to Corporate...

Apple plans to start having employees return to its corporate offices around the world in the near future despite the fact that many other tech companies are implementing work-from-home policies through at least the end of 2020, reports Bloomberg.

Apple plans to bring employees back to its offices in phases over the course of a few months, according to people with knowledge of the company's plans. The first phase, which encompasses staff members unable to work remotely or who are facing challenges working from home, has already begun in some regions. This phase will expand to major offices in late May and early June.

A second phase, which kicks off in July, will see even more employees returned to Apple's global offices, though Apple's plans to have employees return to work are fluid and may change based on local and state stay-at...

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15:47
∞ Polaroid: Edwin Land, instant photography and the...

Polaroid used to be the epitome of consumer photography. The SX-70 was the first camera I remember using as a kid and it was magical.

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15:37
Bloomberg: Apple planning phased return to work plan...

Apple is planning a very gradual return to work plan for its employees around the world, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The first phase will allow “staff members who can’t work remotely or are facing challenges working from home” to return to Apple offices.

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15:20
Twitter for iOS now shows all retweets with comments...

Twitter is making it easier to keep track of what people are saying about your tweets. Hot on the heels of an earlier test, Twitter’s iOS app now provides an option to see all the retweets with comments (that is, where someone quoted you instead of a...

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14:56
Sofia Coppola to adapt novel 'The Custom of the...

Screenwriter, director and producer Sofia Coppola is reportedly developing an adaptation of the Edith Wharton novel "The Custom of the Country" for Apple TV+.

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14:47
Lawsuit alleges unauthorized use of song in Apple TV...

Apple and its Apple TV+ production partners have been hit with a lawsuit alleging that the group used a copyrighted song in an original series without first obtaining proper permissions from the rights holder.

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14:32
Sophia Coppola is teaming up with Apple TV+ to...

Sofia Coppola is strengthening her relationship with Apple. The filmmaker will team up with the Apple TV+ streaming service to develop a drama based on Edith Wharton's novel 'The Custom of the Country.'

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14:26
Comparing the 13-Inch MacBook Pro to the MacBook Air...

In the last two months, Apple has refreshed the 13-inch MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, all of which have similarities in performance and functionality.

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In our latest video, we went hands-on with all three of Apple's new machines for a detailed performance comparison to give MacRumors readers some insight into which device might be the best purchase for their needs.

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We're comparing base model devices from Apple, with specs and price points below:

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14:26
Facebook will pay content moderators $52 million in...

Facebook has agreed to pay current and former content moderators in the US at least $1,000 each as part of a $52 million settlement, The Verge reports. The 11,250 moderators, who are based in the US, will receive the payments as compensation for ment...

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14:13
Some Charging Accessories Not Working With iPad Pro...

Some USB-C power adapters and cables appear to be unable to charge the iPad Pro through the Magic Keyboard, according to multiple complaints from MacRumors readers.

‌iPad Pro‌ with Magic Keyboard displaying "Not Charging" in the status bar, via MR reader Hallstar

Several new Magic Keyboard owners have noticed that there are issues with the passthrough charging, which can refuse to charge when using a third-party cable or power adapter. From the forums:Has anyone with the new MK experienced any issues in using the pass-through charging port?

I have tried three different USB-C cables and all result in 'Not Charging' being displayed next to the battery icon (...

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14:08
Writer/director Sofia Coppola developing new Apple...

Writer/director Sofia Coppola is developing a new Apple TV+ show based on Edith Wharton's 1913 novel "Custom of the Country," reports Variety.

She’ll write and direct the potential limited series, which tells the story of Undine Spragg, a Midwestern girl who attempts to ascend in New York City society. The novel was first first published in 1913

The daughter of filmmakers Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola, she made her feature-length directorial debut with the coming-of-age drama The Virgin Suicides (1999). In 2004, Coppola received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation and became the third woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director

She has also written and/or directed Marie Antoinette, Somewhere, The...

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14:07
PDFpen and PDFpenPro 12.0.2

Maintenance release for the recently upgraded PDF-editing apps. ($79.95/$129.95 new, $35 upgrade, free update from version 12, 86/133 MB)

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14:01
Apple won a Patent today for Measuring Activity...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 62newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple's patent that demonstrates the detail and commitment to making the Apple Watch accessible to wheelchair users in a meaningful way. Apple first introduced this feature within a special segment of the Apple Watch presentation during their WWDC 2016 event.

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14:00
Google's whole-home Nest Aware subscription is...

Google’s streamlined Nest Aware service is finally rolling out in 19 markets several months after it was first announced. As of this week, you can now pay $60 per year (or $6 per month) to provide 30 days of event video history for all your Nest secu...

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14:00
Apple may face a problem in reopening German retail...

Apple began reopening its retail stores in Germany on May 11, almost two months after they were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there may be a problem.

Apple said the stores will initially focus on Genius Bar service and support. The company adds that enhanced health and safety measures will be implemented, such as body temperature checks prior to entry, limits on how many customers can be in the store at once, social distancing, and reduced hours of operation

However, Apple is facing a probe by a regional German data protection office into whether its plan to take the temperature of its store customers violates EU privacy rules, according to Bloomberg Law. The Hessian data protection agency is investigating to see if temperature checks violate applicable data protection rules,...

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13:54
Review: Apple's entry-level 2020 13-inch...

Since the 2017 revision, the 13-inch MacBook Pro line has been a tale of two computers, and the 2020 refresh is no exception. But, there are some interesting "updates" in the new model, that puzzle us, and make us wonder why they were made.

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13:51
Apple releases new firmware update for AirPods Pro

Apple has released a new firmware update for the AirPods Pro, going from 2A364 to 2D15 firmware.

You can’t force an install, but he firmware update should install automatically when connecting the ‌earbuds to an iPhone or iPad. ‌If you wish to see if it’s been installed, you can check the firmware of your ‌AirPods Pro by:

  • Launching the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

  • Tap General.

  • Tap About.

  • Scroll down to ‌AirPods Pro‌ and select it.

    You’ll see the firmware number under "Firmware Version."

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13:46
Apple won 62 patents today covering a Future Sliding...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 62 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover two patents. The first covers a multi-linkage vehicle door hinge system; the second patent covers a possible future "health glove" that could very well end up being a multi-purpose accessory covering VR gaming as well. As always, we wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.

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13:38
German data privacy regulator probes Apple Store...

A regional German data protection office reportedly has concerns about the privacy risks posed by customer temperature checks at Apple Stores that recently reopened in the country.

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13:37
Sofia Coppola Creating Apple TV+ Show Based on Edith...

Sofia Coppola is developing a new Apple TV+ show based on Edith Wharton's 1913 novel "Custom of the Country," reports Variety. It will be Coppola's first episodic TV series, as she has focused on films in the past.

"Custom of the Country" is about midwestern girl Undine Spragg, who moves to New York City with her family. Socially naive but beautiful and ruthlessly ambitious, Undine marries aspiring poet Ralph Marvell, from an old New York family. Undine works to integrate into New York society and is unhappy with her simple life with Ralph, ultimately divorcing him, falling out of favor, and moving to Paris where she does the same thing with another man.

Throughout the novel, Undine endlessly strives for the lavish lifestyle she's always dreamed about, not caring who she ruins in...

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13:31
Logic Pro X 10.5

Major update to the professional audio app that adds a professional version of Live Loops and brings a redesigned sampling workflow. ($199.99 new, free update, 1 GB)

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13:15
Apple Store's Temperature Checks May Violate EU...

Apple has started reopening its retail stores worldwide, and is taking multiple measures to make sure customers and staff continue to stay safe during the global health crisis. One of these measures includes temperature checks for customers before they're allowed to enter one of Apple's stores using a non-contact forehead thermometer.

A data protection agency in the German state of Hesse is concerned that Apple's temperature checks on customers violate European Union privacy rules and has launched a probe, according to Bloomberg Law.

The Hessian data protection agency is working with other German data protection authorities, according to a spokesperson for the Hessian Data Protection Commissioner. There are no results yet from the probe, which is aiming to determine if temperature checks infringe on data protection rules....

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12:55
Apple facing data protection probe in Germany over...

Apple is gradually reopening its retail stores around the world, as we’re tracking in our detailed roundup. Apple is implementing new procedures such as temperature checks to ensure the safety of visitors and employees, but regulators in Germany having concerns about these temperature checks.

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