With an iPad Pro and Astropad Studio, I may never need a Wacom tablet again

Jan 11 1:39pm iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Serenity Caldwell has been writing and talking about and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. Managing editor of iMore, she hosts a number of popular podcasts and speaks frequently at conferences. In past lives she worked at Macworld and Apple Retail. */ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ I've dreamed of making the iPad into a smart, pressure-sensitive second screen experience for my Mac for years, but it's Astropad Studio — not Apple — that seems poised to make that a reality. In 2015, I wrote about Astropad, the iPad app that turned yo...
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Spectacles review: 5 things to know about Snapchat's glasses

Jan 11 1:34pm iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
MrMobile loves his tech wearable and his social media sociable, and the Snapchat Spectacles are the perfect confluence of those ideals. He ambled around all of CES with the spectacles on his face, getting stopped with questions about them. Since he's been asked about them many times already, he's put together this great list of information you should know about Spectacles. Michael Fisher lays down some great tips, tricks, info, and things you should know about the Snapchat Spectacles. If you're the kind of person who just can't help documenting everything and anything, you're probab...
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Alphabet to sell off Terra Bella satellite unit, impacting Google Maps - report

Jan 11 1:32pm AppleInsider - Frontpage News
Google parent Alphabet is reportedly in talks to sell its satellite imaging unit, Terra Bella, in a deal that could impact the future of Google Maps and competition with Apple's own Maps app.
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Did you know Steve Jobs played special chess?

Jan 11 1:28pm MacDailyNews
Apple’s Steve Jobs was a chess player...
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Apples AirPods Leading the Wireless Headphones Charge

Jan 11 1:18pm iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
As wireless technologies improve, the desire to get wireless headphones probably tracks along with it. Continue reading →...
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'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' Finally Comes to iOS Devices

Jan 11 1:05pm MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
Popular roguelike shooter The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is finally available on iOS devices. The highly-anticipated game was originally supposed to come out in early 2016, but its dark themes caused it to be rejected by Apple. Based on a Flash game first released in 2012, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has been available on Macs, PCs, and consoles since 2014. The game was inspired by a biblical tale, and the main character, Isaac, escapes from his evil mother and battles through a series of procedurally generated dungeons. Gameplay wise, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a dual stick shoot...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 21 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements

Jan 11 1:01pm MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari Technology Preview release 21 includes bug fixes and updates for JavaScript, Fetch API, IndexedDB 2.0, CSS, Rendering, Web API, Accessibility, and Web Inspector. The Safari Technology Preview update is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store to anyone who has downloaded the browser. Full release notes...
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5 things I cant believe that Apple still sells

Jan 11 1:01pm MacDailyNews
The other day I was looking through the Apple.com accessories section for a keyboard...
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3D Touch: The Ultimate Guide

Jan 11 1:00pm iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
How does 3D Touch work in iOS 10? With more shortcuts, peeks, and pops than ever! 3D Touch is multitouch made multidimensional. With it you can press deeply to launch actions instead of apps, reply to notifications, preview messages and links, switch keyboards, switch apps, animate Live Photos, vary stroke width, and more. It's like a wormhole through iOS that lets you move around faster than ever. And with iOS 10, 3D Touch lets you do more than ever. How to see Home screen actions with 3D Touch How to switch apps fast with 3D Touch How to interact with notifications using 3D Touch How to...
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AirPods Have Captured One-Fourth of Wireless Headphone Spending Since Launching

Jan 11 12:54pm MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
The wireless headphone market has steadily grown over the past year, new data from research firm Slice Intelligence suggests. In the U.S. last month, an estimated 75\% of revenue from headphones sold online came from wireless models, up from 50\% in December 2015, according to Slice Intelligence. Apple's new AirPods led the way, capturing an estimated 26\% share of online revenue in the wireless headphone market since launching on December 13. AirPods stole the top spot from Beats, which took an estimated 15.4\% of online revenue in the wireless headphone market, down from 24.1\% between th...
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AirPods Have Captured One Quarter of Wireless Headphone Spending Since Launching

Jan 11 12:54pm MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
The wireless headphone market has steadily grown over the past year, new data from research firm Slice Intelligence suggests. In the U.S. last month, an estimated 75\% of revenue from headphones sold online came from wireless models, up from 50\% in December 2015, according to Slice Intelligence. Apple's new AirPods led the way, capturing an estimated 26\% share of online revenue in the wireless headphone market since launching on December 13. AirPods stole the top spot from Beats, which took an estimated 15.4\% of online revenue in the wireless headphone market, down from 24.1\% between th...
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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth finally hits the App Store!

Jan 11 12:31pm iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
The controversial game debuts in the App Store with a 17+ rating. After almost a year of trying to get Apple's approval, the macabre and weird The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth finally hits the App Store! I say finally because back in February, there were some issues getting the game approved by Apple, as they said the game depicts violence against children . The game itself has a very dark storyline and on top of that uses some very twisted juvenile humor (lots of poop is involved). As reported by AppAdvice: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on iOS follows the story of a boy who, after...
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 13-inch MacBook Air $800, 21-inch Retina 4K iMac $1,280, Disk Drill Pro 3 Utility $30, more

Jan 11 12:30pm 9to5Mac
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: You can get a brand new Apple laptop today for less than $800 shipped: current gen 13-inch MacBook Air $200 off Apple’s latest gen 13-inch MacBook Pro in Space Grey and Silver for $200 off: $1,300 shipped (Reg. $1,499) Bring home Apple’s 21-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.1GHz/8GB/1TB for $1,280 shipped (Reg. $1,499) Disk Drill PRO 3 for Mac w/ Lifetime License:...
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Faster, Easier Photo Editing with Luminar

Jan 11 12:19pm The Mac Observer
Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #209 When I first saw the web page for Macphun’s new Luminar photo editor, I was skeptical of its claims: Meet the world’s first photo editor that adapts to your style & skill level. Luminar is the supercharged photo software that makes complex editing easy & enjoyable. And it […]...
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How to tell if your car has Siri Eyes-Free or CarPlay installed

Jan 11 12:16pm iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Does my car support Siri Eyes-Free or CarPlay? Here's what each does and how to find out. With all the vehicular hype on either Apple's rumored car projects or CarPlay, you'd be forgiven for not knowing about Siri Eyes-Free, Apple's first car-related venture. What is Siri Eyes-Free? Apple released this feature in 2012 in hopes of giving drivers access to Siri without having to fiddle with the home button on their iPhone or screens. (Think of it as a CarPlay precursor.) Siri Eyes-Free works much the same as summoning Siri from your device: After pressing a designated button in your car &md...
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Now that iPhone Is 10, its time for Apple to kill it or something

Jan 11 12:03pm MacDailyNews
The 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs' memorable reveal of the first iPhone at Macworld...
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Data shows Apple clawing back iPhone share in US, but ceding ground in China

Jan 11 11:45am AppleInsider - Frontpage News
Apple's iPhone continued to gain more U.S. marketshare towards the end of 2016, according to research data published on Wednesday, but saw setbacks in China, facing tough competition from local and often cheaper alternatives.
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Instagram Stories gets skippable ads

Jan 11 11:45am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Skip, skip, skip to my lou! After Instagram rolled out its Stories feature that eerily mirroed Snapchat's, I figured it was only a matter or time before ads began to appear. Turns out, they popped up a hell of a lot faster on Instagram, because it looks as though skippable ads have already started to play between people's IG stories. In a blog post, Instagram sites its 150 Million active story users as the inspiration to launch ads, adding: The momentum for stories from businesses is clear, so today we're unveiling tools that inform ephemeral interaction between people and businesses...
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Astropad Studio Launches on iPad With 'Pro-Level Drawing Tools' for $65/Year

Jan 11 11:43am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
Second-screen iPad app Astropad has today launched a new premium version of its drawing suite called Astropad Studio that's been built exclusively for the iPad Pro (via TechCrunch). The new service offers users a number of advantages over the basic app -- including 40 MB/s max speed for lower latency, deep Apple Pencil integration, and more -- for a subscription plan of $7.99/month or $64.99/year. Similar to the original app, Astropad Studio works with any Mac app via Wi-Fi or through USB and mirrors drawing tools from the iPad's screen onto a connected Mac. The company says that...
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Ex-Automator leadSal Soghoianresurfaces with automation blog series after leaving Apple

Jan 11 11:40am 9to5Mac
Back in November, Sal Soghoian shared publicly that his role at Apple was eliminated after almost 20 years leading AppleScript, Automator, and automation efforts at the company. Now Soghoian has resurfaced online with a new guest series covering automation at MacStories. more…Filed under: Apple...
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Accessorize your iPhone or iPad with this rose gold Lightning cable for just $7!

Jan 11 11:35am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Want a Lightning cable to match your rose gold iPhone or iPad? If so, check out this great deal from F-color that can score you one for just $7 with coupon code FSE98SZI. The external braiding on the cable should allow for it to last up to four times longer than other cables. At 6 feet long, you won't have to sit right next to the outlet while trying to use your phone as it charges, which is a great benefit for many. Remember, you will need to use coupon code FSE98SZI for the full savings here. Will you be accessorizing your iPhone or iPad with a matching Rose Gold Lightning cable? Let us k...
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Tame Your Schedule and Get More Done With EasilyDo [Deals Hub]

Jan 11 11:30am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
There is never a shortage of things you need to take care of. With EasilyDo, you’ll be able to keep track of it all. Get a lifetime subscription to the service sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub. Continue reading →...
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Verizon Forcing Customers to Drop Their Unlimited Wireless Data Plans

Jan 11 11:13am The Mac Observer
Just like AT&T, Verizon isn’t keen on its long time customers holding on to their unlimited wireless data plans. Instead of raising rates like AT&T, however, Verizon is telling customers that have to switch to a capped data plan or face having their phone disconnected. Verizon says it’s targeting out of contract customers who routinely […]...
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Consumer Reports deck-stacking, or incompetence, exposed

Jan 11 11:11am MacDailyNews
It all started when Consumer Reports reported wildly divergent battery life results, ranging from 3.75 hours up to 19 hours...
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R u a n00Bie?: Must-have accessories when getting started with a new Mac!

Jan 11 11:00am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
What do I need when I'm getting started with my brand new MacBook?! So you finally picked out your MacBook and you have it in your hands: CONGRATS! That's a super big step and we're so pumped that you have the computer of your dreams! Unfortunately for you, buying your MacBook is only one step of many: after you set up and spend some time with your computer, you're going to want to accessorize accordingly. There are a few must-haves you need, like a protective/super cool-looking computer decal, some additional tech-accessories to make your MacBook's life a bit easier, a laptop stand, and...
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iPhone Captured 31% of Smartphone Sales in the U.S. Ahead of Holiday Season

Jan 11 10:48am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the three most popular smartphones in the United States in the three month period ending November 2016, when users were purchasing early holiday gifts for friends and family members. According to new data collected by Kantar Worldpanel, the three Apple iPhones captured a total 31.3 percent of smartphone sales in the U.S., while Samsung accounted for 28.9 percent of smartphone sales during the three month period. In the U.S., iOS grew 6.4 percent in the same three month period, rising to a 43.5 percent share of the market. Android dropped 5.1...
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Average iPhone price higher in US than many other countries, survey finds

Jan 11 10:39am AppleInsider - Frontpage News
Americans are paying more for their iPhones than citizens of 38 other countries, according to a study into the average cost of electronics around the world, with a difference between the U.S. and the cheapest country's prices found to be more than $220.
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Instagram is Adding Ads Into Stories

Jan 11 10:31am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
Advertisements are a common occurrence, so it probably shouldn’t be a surprise when companies find ways to add them into the experience. Continue reading →...
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P1 vs. P2: How Apple picked what came to be the iPhone

Jan 11 10:28am MacDailyNews
To understand the iPhone today, and how it has shaped Apple and pushed the world forward...
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Samsung vice chairman a suspect in South Korean bribery probe

Jan 11 10:07am AppleInsider - Frontpage News
A South Korean prosecutor's office is set to interrogate the head of the Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, as part of a wider influence scandal involving the country's President Park Geun-hye and her close friend, Choi Soon-sil.
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Apples iOS takes share from Android in early holiday sales; iOS up 6.4 and 9.1 percentage points in the US and UK, respectively

Jan 11 10:00am MacDailyNews
For Android, this marks the sixth consecutive period of decline in the U.S.A...
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Best mail apps for Mac

Jan 11 10:00am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
If the stock Mail app on Mac doesn't work for you, there are plenty of alternatives. Emailing is probably the activity we do the most on our computers. Even if you don't work on a computer during the day, you probably sit down in front of it to check your inbox at the end of the day. If the Mail app that comes with your Mac doesn't provide the features you need, you're in luck. There are dozens of great email apps in the Mac App Store. I've tested many of them and these are my favorites. Each one has a little something special that makes it unique. Polymail Spark Airmail Newton Mail Mail P...
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Skippable Ads Coming to Instagram Stories

Jan 11 9:55am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
Instagram today announced that more than 150 million people now use its Snapchat-like Stories feature on a daily basis, and now the company is looking to monetize that user base with the introduction of full-screen ads. Just like Snapchat, Instagram will sometimes add a 5-second photo or 15-second video ad in between stories when a user watches more than one in a row. The video ads in particular are set to autoplay with audio. The good news: each ad can be skipped by swiping on it, according to TechCrunch. Instagram said it will begin testing the ads over the coming weeks with over 30...
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Flat sides preferred to curved edges in iPhone 8, but third option a popular suggestion in survey

Jan 11 9:55am 9to5Mac
Following a report that the iPhone 8 may return to the stainless steel frame last used in the iPhone 4s, the majority of readers say they’d prefer a flat-sided phone over one with curved edges. In our poll, 53\% opted for flat sides against 37\% for curved. more…Filed under: Apple...
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Apple loses mechanical engineer responsible for original MacBook Air enclosure to Tesla

Jan 11 9:54am AppleInsider - Frontpage News
Matt Casebolt, one of Apple's key hinge designers, and the key designer of the original MacBook Air mechanical design has departed Apple, and is now working at Tesla.
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Safari: Importing Bookmarks (The New Way!)

Jan 11 9:35am The Mac Observer
Way back in 2014, I wrote a tip about importing and exporting bookmarks between browsers on your Mac. There’s a relatively new and nifty way you can bring bookmarks from Firefox or Chrome into Safari, though, so you no longer have to walk through the complicated exporting process I outlined before. Here’s all you’ve gotta […]...
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AT&T again increases cost of grandfathered unlimited data plans

Jan 11 9:32am MacDailyNews
AT&T continues to quickly hike the cost of unlimited data in order to drive its dwindling grandfathered unlimited data users...
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Digital Offers: Take your music everywhere you go for only $28

Jan 11 9:31am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Your entire media library is always at your fingertips. Most phones allow you to carry around your all your favorite movies, music, and podcasts at all times. Obviously, headphones are a popular method of listening to audio on the go, but having cords hanging in the way of your hands isn't always ideal. Plus, listening to loud music in your ears can really hurt after a while. These reasons and more is why Bluetooth speakers have become so popular in recent years. The ability to play audio out loud without having cords to deal with is an incredible feeling and it also lets you share your tunes...
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iPhone market share grows 6.4% in USA, takes share from Android in most markets

Jan 11 9:27am 9to5Mac
The latest Kantar data shows that the iPhone’s U.S. market share grew 6.4\% year-on-year in the three months ending in November of last year. iOS made gains in seven of the nine key markets monitored by the market intelligence company. The company says that early holiday sales helped three iPhone models top the charts, ahead of Samsung. iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the three most popular smartphones in the US at the beginning of the holiday period, for a combined 31.3\% share. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were the fourth and fifth best-selling phones in the US, with...
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How to back up your Mac

Jan 11 9:00am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
How do you back up your Mac locally and off-site or online so all your important photos and files stay safe and sound? Like this! You absolutely have to back up your Mac. If you don't, one day — maybe tomorrow, maybe next week or next year — you will lose something important and irreplaceable and there will be nothing future you can do but curse at and blame past you. I don't say this to scare you. I say it to save you. Back up. Do it now. And do it like this. Why do you need to back up? One copy of your data is no copies at all. That's because hard drives and solid...
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Grab Acer's 24-inch 1080p monitor for just $80 right now!

Jan 11 8:49am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Looking to replace your current monitor with something bigger or add a second monitor to your existing setup? If so, you won't want to miss this deal at Best Buy that scores you a 24-inch Acer 1080p monitor for just $80. Normally priced at $150, this $70 savings brings it down to just about the lowest price we've seen. It features an HDMI, DVI and VGA port on the back, along with a 5ms refresh rate, great viewing angles and much more. While it doesn't have speakers or the highest resolution possible, it is still a great monitor for many people. Odds are this price won't last long, so whethe...
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4 iPhone Apps That Track Health Better Than Apple

Jan 11 8:45am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
I’ve never been a fan of Apple’s Health app. It’s arguably the least user-friendly app Apple has ever designed for iOS. When I use it I feel like I’m scrolling through medical documents at a doctor’s office. The reality is that if Apple wants users to focus on health, it needs to present my activity, water consumption, sleep habits, mindful minutes, and the like in a cleaner and aesthetically pleasing way. Right now it’s in weird lists and graphs. Continue reading →...
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Apples Mac Pro, Touch Bar MacBook and original Air designer, Matt Casebolt, will now be designing Teslas

Jan 11 8:41am 9to5Mac
(Also on Electrek) Chris Lattner isn’t the only high profile Apple executive who departed for Tesla over the past month, rather than sticking around to work on Titan. 9to5mac has learned that Matt Casebolt, a high profile Senior Director of Design for Apple’s Mac lineup left the company last month for a role at Tesla as Sr. Director Engineering, Closures & Mechanisms. A job meant for a man named Casebolt … more…Filed under: Apple...
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FBI hands over 100 pages of documents on San Bernardino iPhone hack, but censors the key facts

Jan 11 8:38am 9to5Mac
After the FBI refused to reveal details of who helped it to access the work iPhone in the San Bernardino shooting case despite Freedom of Information Act requests, three news organizations filed a lawsuit demanding access to the information. The agency has now responded with 100 pages of documents, but has censored the key facts, reports CNET. more…Filed under: Apple...
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LG UltraFine 5K Thunderbolt 3 display ship times drop to one week, in-store pickup on Jan. 23

Jan 11 8:36am AppleInsider - Frontpage News
Shipping times for the LG UltraFine 5K Display have dropped precipitously in the U.S., with outstanding orders being updated, and new order shipping estimates falling from 2-4 weeks, to just one week.
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ForceInPicture Brings Picture-in-Picture Mode to your iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

Jan 11 8:27am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
Apple introduced a new feature in iOS 9 called Picture-in-Picture that allows you to multitask by watching a video and interacting with another app at the same time. Unfortunately, this feature is limited to certain iPad models so it doesn’t work with iPhones, iPods and even some iPads. Continue reading →...
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After AT&T price hike, Verizon goes after Unlimited users too, with new disconnection threat [Poll]

Jan 11 8:07am 9to5Mac
Carriers seem to have decided it’s open season on those grandfathered into unlimited data plans. After AT&T applied a second price rise in a year, Verizon is now threatening to disconnect those using more than 200GB of data per month – seemingly more serious about this than an earlier threat to those using half this. While the company’s original statement was a little vague, Verizon has now clarified the terms … more…Filed under: Apple...
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8Bitdo AP40 Game Controller Inspired by Apple ][ Fulfilled!

Jan 11 8:00am The Mac Observer
You may have noticed that Kickstarter projects don’t get a lot of coverage here unless they truly stand out. Last September, Jeff Gamet wrote up an Apple themed game controller by 8Bitdo, makers of a variety of retro-looking game controllers. I took one look and fell in love, so I backed it immediately. It arrived today, […]...
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Apple Adds ZeroKit Encryption To Its CareKit Platform For Increased Privacy

Jan 11 8:00am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
Apple has partnered with security firm Tresorit to offer increased privacy options for developers making use of the company’s CareKit platform. The increased privacy options will help Apple reach HIPAA compliance as well. Tresorit had first approached Apple on integrating their encryption system into CareKit about four months ago. Continue reading →...
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How to delete apps from your Mac

Jan 11 8:00am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Get rid of the apps that are cluttering up your Mac. Here's how! Over time, our Macs can become full of apps that we no longer use, have stopped working, or that we never really needed in the first place. Getting rid of these apps is a simple matter, but there are different ways to go about it. Here is how you delete apps from your Mac. How to delete apps downloaded from the Mac App Store How to delete non-App Store apps in the Finder How to delete apps from your Dock How to delete apps downloaded from the Mac App Store Deleting an app you downloaded from the Mac App Store is a lot lik...
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iFixit Compiles 10 Years of iPhone Teardowns

Jan 11 7:39am iPhone Hacks | #1 iPhone, iPad, iOS Blog
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone, iFixit have done a roundup of all the iPhone teardowns they have done over a decade.  Continue reading →...
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End-to-end encryption option added to CareKit, allows greater use by hospitals

Jan 11 7:36am 9to5Mac
Apple has partnered with a security company to add full end-to-end encryption to CareKit data, making it easier for hospitals to use the platform while remaining compliant with patient data regulations. CareKit allows patients to choose to share health data from an app on their iPhone with the physicians treating them. While CareKit data is already encrypted by default, it doesn’t use full end-to-end encryption, meaning that any data stored on cloud services would be open to decryption by the owners of that service. Buzzfeed reports that Apple is partnering with security firm Tresori...
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Is Amazon late to the mobile voice assistant game?!?!

Jan 11 7:00am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal technology industry for almost a decade. Editorial director for Mobile Nations, analyst for iMore, video and podcast host, you can follow him on Snapchat, Instagram, or Twitter @reneritchie. */ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ I'm going to do something horrible and re-write the Wall Street Journal, flipping it one-eighty: AI-powered voice assistants can directly replace interactions with mobile devices. It isn't that screens will go away completely, but screens unattached to objects that can listen, talk back and operate with autonomy wil...
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iFixit joins iPhones 10th anniversary celebrations with ten years of teardowns

Jan 11 6:55am 9to5Mac
With the 10th anniversary of the iPhone getting plenty of attention, iFixit has joined in by posting photos and repairability scores for every iPhone from the first generation (left) to iPhone 7 (right). While iFixit of courses focuses on the repairability of the different models (noting that the first ever iPhone was the worst, with a score of just 2/10), what’s interesting to me is to see the change in the apparent complexity of the designs over the ten years … more…Filed under: Apple...
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Apple Teams Up With Security Firm to Bolster Encryption Across Its CareKit Medical Platform

Jan 11 6:43am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
Apple has partnered with security firm Tresorit so that developers using Apple's CareKit platform will have access to increased privacy options (via Mashable). Tresorit's security technology, ZeroKit, will bring user authentication to patients and healthcare workers, while its end-to-end encryption smarts promise zero knowledge sharing of health data. The ZeroKit team announced the partnership in a blog post on Apple's CareKit blog. Apple designed the iOS platform and CareKit with security at its core. When building apps where data is shared across devices and with other services, d...
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Add a clear case to your iPhone 6s for just $7 today!

Jan 11 6:30am iMore - The #1 site for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple!
Looking to protect your iPhone 6s without hiding the phone too much? If so, check out Wireless One's nuclear case for a great thin layer of protection. You can decide between various colors for the edges, all of which have a clear back, and right now you can pick one up for just $7. ...
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U.S. Aviation Authority Lifts Note7 Ban as Samsung Prepares to Relaunch Galaxy Brand

Jan 11 6:08am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
U.S. airlines will no longer have to make a pre-boarding notification to passengers that the Samsung Galaxy Note7 is prohibited on aircraft, it was announced yesterday. In a statement on its website, the Federal Aviation Administration said it was dropping the requirement because public awareness that the banned Note7 was a fire risk was deemed to have reached a sufficient level, thanks in part to extensive recall efforts by Samsung and smartphone providers. The Department of Transportation removed the requirement for air carriers to specifically notify passengers about the Note7 phone...
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U.S. Aviation Authority Lifts Note7 Warning as Samsung Prepares to Relaunch Galaxy Brand

Jan 11 6:08am MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories
U.S. airlines will no longer have to make a pre-boarding notification to passengers that the Samsung Galaxy Note7 is prohibited on aircraft, it was announced yesterday. In a statement on its website, the Federal Aviation Administration said it was dropping the requirement because public awareness that the banned Note7 was a fire risk was deemed to have reached a sufficient level, thanks in part to extensive recall efforts by Samsung and smartphone providers. The Department of Transportation removed the requirement for air carriers to specifically notify passengers about the Note7 phone...
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