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Sunday September 15

Safari Streaming Support Added to Sling TV

Live streaming on the Safari is now officially supported by Sling TV. Before, it was only limited to Edge and Chrome and on iOS apps and the Apple TV. Also,…

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Apple Reveals Details About AI Tool ‘Overton’

Today, Apple has given details about its Overton development tool, which helps machine learning and monitoring apps such as Siri determine query results, thereby allowing engineers to focus on higher…

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A Number of Apple Stores To Reopen September 20

Apple retail stores are set to be opened on the same day the Apple Watch Series 5, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 will be launched. The Fifth Avenue, Apple…

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Ming Chi Kuo: iPhone 11 & Pro having strong...

Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo is looking at sell-out times to glean what he can from the first 72 hours of iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro sales, and likes what he sees both in the US and China.

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∞ iPhone 11 Pro ad showing off the triple-camera...

This ad was shown during today’s NFL games.

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Kuo: iPhone 11 demand better than expectations,...

Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report late on Sunday that said he believes iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro order demand is ahead of expectations, following the launch of preorders on Friday.

Basing his predictions largely off of Apple’s online shipping estimates, Kuo points out strong demand for the new colors: the midnight green iPhone 11 Pro, and the green and purple iPhone 11 models. He also warns that production problems of the glass for the midnight green phone means availability of that model is currently constrained.


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Logic Pros: How to automatically remove unwanted...

After reviewing a number of quality of life techniques recently, today we are taking a closer look at how to Remove Silence in Logic Pro X. Anyone who records audio will know good and well how tedious it can be to edit the undesirable noise out of a recording. While we have looked at some manual options in the past for precision edits, Logic’s Remove Silence feature can get the job done in just a couple clicks, or less. more…

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How to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

There is a whole extra facet to your Mac that gives you fast information and quick access to tools, but most of us simply forget that it's there. Here's how to use it and how to get more out of Notification Center.

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Throw away your calendars: The Far Side is finally...

This is the best news I’ve read all year. I’m one of those who have the big, hardcover Far Side collection books (literally, 20lbs of funny!) and I can’t wait to see what he comes up with after so long away.

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What to do if you forget your iPhone or iPad passcode

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In the days of biometric authentication with Face ID and Touch ID, it can be easy to forget the passcode you set for your iPhone or iPad. Thankfully, it is possible to gain access to an iPhone or iPad if you forget your passcode, though you’ll likely need your Apple ID password.


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Apple Watch Series 5 pre-orders $50 off (or more) at...

Apple Watch Series 5 isn’t even shipping yet, and the deals are already starting to roll in. Amazon is now taking $50 off various GPS + Cellular models. A few listings have extra savings with an on-page coupon and GPS-only configurations are $15 off in some instances. This is the first discount we’ve tracked to date and a rather unprecedented move by Amazon. Ships September 20th.

The latest from Apple delivers a new always-on Retina display, 30% larger screen than Series 3, and a swimproof design. Improved features like heart rate tracking, ECG, and a new compass are a few of the other notable upgrades here. Of course, you’ll still get fitness tracking and the usual suite of...

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iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro comparison: Which should...

Last week, we broke down all of the differences between the iPhone XR and iPhone 11 – explaining that for many people, the iPhone XR is still an excellent choice. What about the iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro? Read on as we detail all of the differences.


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Review: The Tap Strap keyboard is a unique, but...

The Tap Strap keyboard is a series of Bluetooth enabled rings that help you to type quickly with just one hand -- but how well does it really work?

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IOS 13 Lock Screen Lets Anyone See Your Address Book

Slashdot reader dryriver writes:

A security researcher discovered that if you get your hands on someone else's iThing running iOS 13, and place a phone call to it, you can choose to respond with a TXT message, and get to see the contents of the address book on the iThing without actually getting past the lock screen...

The security researcher who found the flaw was not financially rewarded or acknowledged by Apple, but rather given the cold shoulder.

The security researcher says all he'd wanted was a $1 Apple Store card to keep as a trophy, according to The Register:

The procedure, demonstrated below in a video, involves receiving a call and opting to respond with a text message, and then changing the "to" field of the message, which can be accomplished via voice-over. The "to" field pulls up the owner's contacts list, thus giving an unauthorized miscreant the ability to crawl through the address book without ever needing to actually unlock the phone...

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First Apple TV+ original premieres at Tribeca TV...

Apple last week confirmed that Apple TV+ will launch to the public in over 100 countries on November 1st. Following that announcement, the first Apple TV+ original TV show has premiered this weekend at the Tribeca TV Festival.


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Preorders for Apple Watch Series 5 Now Available

The latest Apple Watch Series 5 is now up for pre-orders on Amazon. Have an older Apple Watch and want to upgrade to the latest and the greatest? Now’s your…

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This week’s top stories: iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro...

In this week’s top stories: Apple officially announces the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, as well as the Apple Watch Series 5. We also learn more about Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news.


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JJ Abrams Turns Down Apple TV+ Contract

Apple has been turned down in a bidding war for exclusive content rights for their Apple TV+ service by JJ Abrams. JJ Abrams is a renowned creator of popular series…

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New Apple Ads Highlight the iPhone 11 Pro Camera’s...

Apple has shared two new video ads that show off the iPhone 11 Pro’s camera features. Titled ‘Triple-Camera System’ and ‘It’s Tough Out There’, the ads are now available to…

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Crime blotter: Apple Store thefts reported on two...

Apple Store thefts reported in the United States and Australia, one theft victim fought back in an attempted iPad sale, a spate of iPhone seizures in Bali performed by monkeys, and more in the Apple crime blotter.

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Apple Antara in Mexico Set to Open September 27

Apple’s second store in Mexico, located at the Polanco District has an opening date- September 27, 5pm. Apple Antara occupies an outdoor pavilion in the Antara Fashion Hall. Featuring a…

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Latest model iPad gets first time discounts on Amazon

Though not being commercially available until September 30, the newest iPad models are getting discounts on Amazon. If you’re looking to upgrade from a previous-gen iPad to a newer one,…

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Comment: How “desktop-class” is Safari in iPadOS 13?

One of the tentpole features of iPadOS 13 was a desktop version of Safari. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been saying that Mobile Safari on the iPad was a significant weakness. Even when the iPad had the power of a laptop, it was still running a web browser that was limited. For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing Desktop Safari on the iPad to see if it’s genuinely a desktop browser. Is the iPad finally ready to be on the same level as the Mac? Does iPadOS 13 make it easier to go iPad only? Let’s dive in on a review of Desktop Safari on iPadOS 13. more…

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Apple TV+ 'Dickinson' not shying away from...

Stars Hailee Steinfeld and Jane Krakowski alongside creator Alena Smith introduced the new Apple TV+ series "Dickinson," in New York City on Saturday night, and AppleInsider was there.

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'Gears 5' will add new modes and maps in...

Now that Gears 5 is out the door, The Coalition and Microsoft are ready to preview what's next. They've outlined what you can expect in the first six months, and there shouldn't be a shortage of new material. The initial season ("Operation" in Gear...

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Saturday September 14

Hulu's 'Castle Rock' season 2 teaser...

Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock's second season, and it's evident this won't be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the Stephen King-based anthology focuses on the arrival of a younger version of Misery v...

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YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web...

If you tend to watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theater PC, you might have to scrounge for an alternative. YouTube is warning visitors to the Leanback web portal that this version "will be going away soon." This won't preclude y...

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SIM-based attack has been used to spy on people for...

In a few cases,your SIM card may pose more of a security risk than your phone's software. AdaptiveMobile Security researchers say they've discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker, that's being used to surveil people's devices by an unname...

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Discord is pulling its subscription service's...

Discord's Nitro subscription service stepped into Steam territory last year when it gave subscribers access to a curated library of games. It only ever offered a fraction of the titles Steam has -- it launched with just over 60, including Super Meat...

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Apple @ Work: What can your IT department look at on...

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Spike, the world’s first conversational email app that helps professionals and teams spend less time on email, and more on getting things done.

One of the common things I hear about Mobile Device Management solutions from my technology-focused friends is they hate when their company IT departments “suck” their devices into the management system the organization chooses. For those that love to tinker, set up, and manage their own devices, having them “managed” may seem like big brother is watching. Thankfully, Apple has clear APIs for how their devices interact with MDMs, so end users can rest assured their IT department doesn’t have access to everything on their devices. If you’re wondering if your IT department can read your iMessages, you’ve come to the right place....

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Deluge of Pixel 4 photos confirms a few of the phone...

If you thought the torrent of detailed Pixel 4 leaks was over, you have another thing coming. Vietnamese phone shop D Store Mobile has sent nearly two dozen photos of a pre-release Pixel 4 XL to The Verge that appear to confirm some of its previousl...

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Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-...

To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have to spend quite so much to get a large surface. The historically accurate WinFuture claims that Microsoft wi...

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New Apple Stores open in Louisville and The...

September has been a remarkably busy month for Apple Store updates and expansions, and the sequence continues today with two more store openings in Louisville, Kentucky and The Woodlands, Texas. Both Apple Oxmoor and Apple The Woodlands left their classic locations for new storefronts that more than double the size of each store.


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Mercedes' latest high-tech concept car is a...

Many of Mercedes' concept cars are focused squarely on the future, but its newest example goes back in time even as it aims to go forward. The automaker has unveiled a Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car that hearkens back to the 1901 Mercedes 35 PS...

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Hands on: Razer Arctech iPhone Gaming Case aims to...

A couple of weeks ago, Razer invited AppleInsider to check out their new accessory for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, with the Arctech Gaming Case said to help keep the Apple smartphone from overheating during lengthy 'Fortnite' scrapes.

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Recommended Reading: The redesigned WWE Network

WWE Network 2.0: How WWE rebuilt its streaming service after a split with Disney
Chris Welch,
The Verge

After a flashy reveal at CES a few years ago, the WWE Network is by all accounts a success, amassing well over a million subscribers by early 2...

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Totallee launches super thin cases for iPhone 11,...

Totallee is now shipping its thin cases for all the new iPhones including the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Totallee has been making high-quality, ultra thin iPhone cases since 2013. All of its cases are incredibly thin, branding free (!!!) and designed to offer everyday protection without adding bulk.

Totallee’s new cases are available in 7 different colors and 3 different styles: matte, transparent and leather. Head below for a look at the whole collection.


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Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears...

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

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Apple's internal 'Overton' AI tool...

Apple has offered details of an internal development tool titled "Overton," a system for monitoring and improving machine learning applications such as how Siri determines results for queries, by handling the lower-level tasks and allowing engineers to focus more on higher-level concepts.

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This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on...

At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive...

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Poll: Have you pre-ordered the Apple Watch Series 5...

Unlike past years, the Apple Watch Series 5 went up for pre-order immediately following Apple’s September event on Tuesday. The Series 5 is available in new materials including ceramic and titanium, and we want to know: have you pre-ordered the Apple Watch Series 5?


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The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Honda put a price tag on its cute EV. Check out those highli...

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Amazon's 'Undone' takes rotoscope...

Undone, Amazon Prime Video's first animated series by Bojack Horseman writers Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg, is a staggering work of art. It starts out as a show about a wayward twenty-something woman bored with her lot in life, but it quickly...

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Apple unveils Overton, an AI development tool

Apple has developed Overton, a framework intended to automate artificial intelligence (AI) system lifecycles by providing a set of novel high-level abstractions, according to VentureBeat. 

Given the query “How tall is the president of the United States,” TechCrunch says it only supports text processing currently, but — based on Apple prototypes — image, video, and multimodal apps, according to TechCrunch.

Apple researchers say that Overton has been used in production to support “multiple applications” in both near-real-time and back-of-house processing, and in that time, Overton-based apps have answered “billions” of queries in multiple languages and processed “trillions” of records. 

Overton will probably be used to, among other things, improve Siri, Apple’s...

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‘El Gato Negro’ coming to Apple TV+

Robert Rodriguez and Diego Boneta are teaming up for El Gato Negro, an adaptation of a Mexican comic book being set up at Apple TV+ as a series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Rodriguez is an American filmmaker, score composer, cinematographer, film editor, and visual effects supervisor behind such movies as Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Sin City, and Alita: Battle Angel. He shoots, edits, produces, and scores many of his films in Mexico and his home state, Texas.

Diego Andrés González Boneta is a Mexican singer and actor. Among his works are the musical film Rock of Ages (2012) and the biographical series Luis Miguel.

El Gato Negro is the name of two fictional American comic book superheroes created by Richard Dominguez and featured in the Azteca Productions' Universe. 


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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s Board of...

CNN reports that Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s Board of Directors as the two companies will be competing in the video streaming business.

With the upcoming Disney+ and AppleTV+, both companies will be streaming original TV shows and movies to subscribers. The former is priced at $6.99/month, and the latter $4.99/month (or free for a year if you buy a new Mac, iPhone, or iPad).

Iger had served on Apple's board since November 2011. He was the chairman of the company's governance committee and served on the compensation committee. 

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Sling TV officially adds support for streaming in...

Sling TV has finally added support for streaming live and on-demand content through Safari. Previously, playing Sling content on the web was limited to Chrome and Edge, as well as apps on iOS and Apple TV.


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Galaxy Tab S6 review: Good notepad, bad notebook

While the rest of the industry may have given up on making premium Android tablets, Samsung isn't quitting just yet. It still believes Google's software has the potential to power superthin and light 2-in-1s, and so it recently unveiled a new version...

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iPhone 11 still available for launch day delivery as...

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro officially went up for pre-order yesterday ahead of their September 20th launch day. Over the last 24 hours, supply of certain iPhone models has started to dwindle, but plenty of options still remain for day one delivery.


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IDC: 5G will spur smartphone growth (including...

A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows signs of market recovery in the second half of 2019 and into 2020, pushing smartphone shipment growth back into positive territory.

The research expects shipment volumes to be nearly flat (-0.4%) in the second half of 2019 while the market declines 2.2% year-over-year for the full year, making 2019 the third...

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Notable apps and updates, Sept. 9-14

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


Mailbutler has debuted mobile app to accompany its desktop email productivity extension for Apple Mail and Gmail on macOS. 

The mobile app serves as an information hub for all Mailbutler activity, keeping users updated wherever they go with real-time push notifications on their phones. Users can access Tracking Details, check or create new Tasks and Notes, and open emails quickly in their mobile email client. The app is free and available at the Apple App Store.

Roland has announced its latest tool to simplify professional-quality video production: the...

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Friday September 13

Sling TV now works in Apple's Safari browser

You can now stream both live and on-demand Sling TV content within Apple's Safari browser for desktop. The Dish-owned over-the-top internet TV service already supports Chrome and Edge, but this additional feature means you don't have to use its Mac a...

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Sign in With Apple and Guidelines to 3rd Party Kids...

Today, Apple has updated its Review Guidelines for analytics and advertising on Kids apps at the App Store. Moreover, it added several criteria on when apps can use the ‘Sign…

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iPhone 11 Highlights New Cameras and Night Mode

Apple’s newest iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 feature an upgraded camera system that flaunt new capabilities, including an improved Night Mode. Night Mode works without flash and can produce…

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New App Store Billing Grace Period Announced

Apple has recently announced that they will be adding a grace period for auto-renewals on the App Store. Subscribers who haven’t updated their billing credentials by the due date will…

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Apple Stores reopening on iPhone 11 launch day:...

To celebrate the launch of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5, Apple is preparing a whirlwind of retail updates. In addition to Apple Fifth Avenue’s grand reopening in Manhattan, multiple Apple Stores across the world will reopen or move to greatly expanded spaces on September 20.


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The creators of 'Silicon Valley' are...

The co-creators of Silicon Valley are developing a series on the origins of, according to Variety. John Altschuler and David Krinsky are reportedly adapting a book entitled The Players Ball: A Genius, a Con Man, and the Secret History of th...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Resigns From Apple Board As...

Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple's board of directors, Apple said in an SEC filing on Friday. CNBC reports: Disney is launching streaming video service Disney+ on Nov. 12, which will compete with Apple's Apple TV+ service, scheduled to become available on Nov. 1. Iger resigned on Sept. 10, the day Apple announced the price and release date for its streaming service. The two streaming services will increasingly come into conflict in the future as both compete for original content.

Iger was personal friends with late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. Disney bought Jobs' other company, Pixar, in 2006, and Jobs was on Disney's board until his death in 2011. Jobs asked Iger to take his place on the Apple board when he died, according to Fortune, and Iger joined the board that year. Iger was the chair of Apple's corporate governance committee and on Apple's compensation board, according to the company's proxy filing earlier this year. Disney and Apple have had a close...

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Iger departs board of Apple, Disney’s new streaming...

Everyone will read this as being due to to the competition between Apple TV+ and Disney+ but as Tim Bajarin said on Twitter, “Iger resigning is to avoid any possible conflict of interest since they both now have streaming services. They actually co-exist well but this takes any potential threat from Wall Street over conflict of interest out of the picture.”

∞ Read this on The Loop

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Decades-old missing person case solved with Google...

The body of a man who had been missing for nearly 22 years was found this week thanks to Google Maps, according to the Sun Sentinel. Remains of 40-year-old Wiliam Moldt turned up in a pond located behind a housing developing in Wellington, Florida af...

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Decades-old missing person case solved with Google...

The body of a man who had been missing for nearly 22 years was found this week thanks to Google Maps, according to the Sun Sentinel. Remains of 40-year-old Wiliam Moldt turned up in a pond located behind a housing developing in Wellington, Florida af...

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How to check what LTE bands the iPhone 11 and iPhone...

Want to pick up the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max but want to make sure it will work with certain LTE bands and specific carriers? Follow along for how to check what LTE bands are used in the various models of the iPhone 11 lineup.


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iPhone 11 Lineup Said To Include Two-Way Charging...

According to leaker and former Apple blogger Sonny Dickson, the iPhone 11 lineup includes the necessary hardware for a two-way charging feature that was widely rumored for the devices, but Apple has disabled the feature on the software end. MacRumors reports: For months ahead of their unveiling, the latest iPhones were rumored to feature a Qi-based device-to-device charging feature, allowing for an Apple Watch, AirPods, and other accessories to charge on the back of the iPhones. The feature was expected to be similar to Wireless PowerShare on Samsung's Galaxy S10. The centered Apple logo on the iPhone 11 models was even believed to be partly intended to help customers know where to place their AirPods, Apple Watch, or other accessories to charge on the back of the iPhone.

Just hours before Apple's event this week, however, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said the feature appeared to have been canceled. In a note seen by MacRumors, Kuo said the feature...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Quits Apple Board

Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board of directors as the two firms prepare to launch rival video streaming services.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead...

Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple's board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10th -- which happens to be the day the company shared lau...

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Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors...

Even though Disney’s CEO Bob Iger previously suggested that the impending launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ wouldn’t mean he’d have to leave Apple’s board of directors, we’ve learned today that he has resigned that position.


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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as...

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday announced his resignation from Apple's board of directors, a move that comes just two months before the two companies will go head-to-head in the highly competitive video streaming business.

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Get 20% off Defense cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and...

Defense by X-Doria, a leading case manufacturer based out of Santa Monica, is introducing Defense: A four case collection engineered to protect the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The Defense line of cases has been tested to exceed military drop test standards of up to 10 feet onto concrete and are further backed by a lifetime warranty. And for a limited time, 9to5Mac readers 20% off the new collection:

9to5 readers can get 20% off Defense cases to celebrate the launch of iPhone 11 with code: 9TO5MAC20

Head below for a look at the full collection:


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Video: iPhone 11 Case Roundup

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It’s that time again! With every new iPhone released by Apple, the case manufacturers crank out new models to fit the shape of the redesigned phones. This year, the manufacturers had their production lines ready to go early, so we have a good roundup of the latest designsfrom Nomad, Vena, CaseMate and X-Doria/DefenseBrand. Sit back with your favorite beverage and check out these great cases for your iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max.

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Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for...

Not all is well with Whole Foods in the Amazon era. The grocery chain has confirmed to Business Insider that it's cutting medical benefits for part-time staff who work a minimum of 20 hours per week. A spokesperson said Whole Foods was dropping the...

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Incredible price drops issued on Apple's 2019...

While Apple's new iPhone 11 is making headlines this weekend, folks shopping for a Mac or iPad can pick up some of the year's best prices on popular configurations. Save on everything from the brand-new 10.2-inch iPad (7th generation) to 2019 MacBook Pros, with savings of up to $550 off.

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∞ The Dalrymple Report: A look at the Apple event

Dave and I took a few minutes to talk about the behavior of The New York Times reporter on Twitter, but quickly moved on to discussing all of the products Apple introduced at its event this week.

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MoviePass closing shop after months of making...

MoviePass has given customers and investors a wild ride over the last year and a half. And that’s thanks to its unpredictable business strategy and execution rather than the entertainment it was supposed to be offering with its movie subscription service. Now, as reported by CNBC, MoviePass is almost certainly kicking the bucket tomorrow, September 14th. However, it’s still looking for a new life…


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MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th

MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful...

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'Killer Queen Black' drops on Switch and...

Nintendo announced a console and PC version of the competitive five-on-five arcade game Killer Queen at E3 2018, and Liquid Bit and BumbleBear have revealed when you can try to ride a snail to victory from the comfort of your couch. Killer Queen Blac...

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Hands on with Apple's new iPhone 11 case lineup

With a new line of iPhones, comes a wide array of new iPhone cases from Apple. Let's take a look at the silicone, leather, clear, and folio cases for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro line.

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Where to buy the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro

It’s been a long time since you could only get an iPhone directly from Apple or from AT&T. Today, it’s offered by all major carriers and big retailers, and many of them want to entice you to buy with them by offering special deals. Of course, you can always buy from Apple directly, either in-store or online.

If you haven’t yet put in your order for an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, here’s a summary of some of the deals and promotions offered by different retailers to help you make up your mind. For each, we’ll tell you about any current special deals, when you should consider buying there, and when you shouldn’t.

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‘Gwent: The Witcher Card Game’ comes out on iOS on...

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Interesting that Apple felt the need to respond to the Goldman Sachs call.

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The United States House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee is launching an antitrust investigation into Apple and its anti-competitive behavior. From a report: Part of the investigation will focus on Apple's repair monopoly, which for years has given the company control over the useful life of its products. In a letter to Apple, the committee asked Apple to turn over all internal communications from 14 top executives at the company -- including CEO Tim Cook -- relating to "Apple's restrictions on third-party repairs," among dozens of other topics.

In particular, the committee wants information about: "Apple's restrictions on third-party repairs, including but not limited to any rules with which Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs) must comply, such as rules restricting or prohibiting AASPs from making any specific repairs."

"Apple's decision in December 2017 to offer iPhone battery replacements at a discounted price, or the actual or projected effects of...

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Compared: 2019 iPad 7th generation vs iPad Pro vs...

With this week's launch of the new 2019 iPad, Apple has now updated all three of its non-Pro models of the iPad -- and made choosing between the iPad 7th generation vs iPad Pro vs iPad Air and iPad mini more difficult. But AppleInsider can help you out with your questions.

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When you hear the term "DAC," you probably think of the gadgets that audiophiles use to convert digital audio data to headphone-compatible signals. Analogue's DAC, though, converts digital video data to analog signals, allowing gamers to play retro H...

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Following Goldman Sachs saying that Apple TV+ trials would be reported financially in such a manner that investors would complain and bail out of the stock, Apple has said that it would have no impact on results at all.

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iPhone Order Fever, Accessory Picks – TMO Daily...

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Apple has released two brand new ads to their YouTube, highlighting big features of the iPhone 11 Pro.

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The long summer recess for Congress is at last well and truly over. The House Judiciary Committee has ramped up for the fall season, issuing demands for huge piles of documentation from Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google as its antitrust probe into Big Tech grows.

The committee launched the bipartisan inquiry in June, seeking in part to determine "whether existing laws are adequate" to the task of regulating the sprawling tech titans that power the 21st century economy. As part of that probe, the committee has now issued...

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Apple shares whimsical ads highlighting iPhone 11...

After opening up preorders for its latest iPhones today, Apple has shared two new ads that highlight the durability and new camera features of the iPhone 11 Pro in a lighthearted way. Take a look at the fun “It’s tough out there” and “Triple-camera system” ads below.


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Apple might have disabled bilateral wireless...

Apple's new iPhones may include a hidden feature. Citing "reliable sources," frequent Apple leaker Sonny Dickson says all three new iPhone models include the necessary hardware for bilateral charging, a feature that would allow the phones to wireless...

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∞ iPhone 11 Pro video “It’s tough out there”

It’s a cute little video but certainly doesn’t show how “tough” the new phones are.

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Apple retracts two wrong specs on Titanium Apple...

Apple announced their Apple Watch Series 5 lineup at the September Apple event, but had originally listed the watch as heavier than it actually was, and simultaneously gave it more credit than it deserved for being lighter than the stainless steel model, simultaneously.

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Apple offered J.J. Abrams far more than WarnerMedia...

I can’t even imagine being in a position where I could turn down half a billion dollars but given the details in the article, you can kind of understand why Abrams did it.

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Sir Nick Clegg called for “a more honest debate” about social media, but accepted some of the criticisms levelled at Facebook.

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It has been argued that there are identifiable deign trends in the iPhone 11 as we move into the post Jonny Ive era.

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You can now order Apple's 2019 iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro line of iPhones -- but which do you choose? AppleInsider breaks down the lineup and provides our recomendations for model, storage, and color.

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The Five Nights At Freddy's franchise shows few signs of slowing down after a virtual reality spinoff arrived earlier this year. Next up is an augmented reality mobile game in which, based on the teaser, it seems the series' creepy-as-hell animatroni...

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iPhone 11 Pro Triggering Small Hole Phobia

There was much excitement at the new iPhone 11  Pro’s triple-lens camera array. However, it also caused problems for some people, BBC News reported.

Hundreds of smartphone users now claim the new design has triggered their “trypophobia”, an aversion to the sight of clusters of small holes. Trypophobia” was first coined in 2005 in online forum Reddit and it has since become widely talked about on social media. American Horror Story actress Sarah Paulson and model Kendall Jenner are among those who say they have the condition. Vision scientist Dr Geoff Cole, at the University of Essex, was part of the first full scientific study of trypophobia, working with his colleague, Prof Arnold Wilkins.

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