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External Link: Apple in 2016: The Six Colors Report Card

Jason Snell of Six Colors has issued his report card on Apple’s 2016 efforts, relying once again on a panel of 37 industry watchers, including many TidBITS and Take Control staffers and authors (Adam Engst,...

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A beginner’s guide to iOS: How to get started with your new iPhone or iPad

A beginner’s guide to iOS: How to get started with your new iPhone or iPad

Like all mobile operating systems, Apple's iOS takes some getting used to. Here, we'll show you how to navigate the interface, create folders, use 3D Touch, activate Siri, and carry out a host of actions. The...

Read 2 hours ago, Digital Trends, iPhone, iPad

Apple commemorates Martin Luther King Jr Day by devoting homepage to photo & quote

Apple is commemorating Martin Luther King Jr Day by devoting its homepage to a full-page photo and quote. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself,...

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Apple and Tim Cook Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Apple today has honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full-page tribute on its website. A photo of Dr. King is accompanied by a quote of his: "Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights....

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A Prairie HomeKit Companion: Setting Up Accessories and Rooms

In this second installment of our HomeKit home automation series, Josh Centers walks you through setting up HomeKit Accessories and how to divide your Home into Rooms. Read the full article at TidBITS,...

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Jimmy Iovine Says Apple Music Will Be 'An Entire Pop Cultural Experience' With New TV Shows

After a report by The Wall Street Journal stated that Apple is planning a push into original television series production for 2017, Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine spoke to reporters over the weekend...

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Latest absurd patent troll claim suggests Messages app infringes 2002 point-of-sale patent

Apple has been the subject of some pretty absurd patent troll claims over the years, and a new one seems determined to push the boundaries still further. Seatoun Media is claiming that Apple’s Messages...

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Samsung's Official Note7 Investigation Concludes Battery Was the Cause of Fires

Samsung's investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, according to sources who spoke to Reuters on Monday. Rumors had...

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Jimmy Iovine says music not enough, confirms Apple’s interest in ‘pop culture’ TV shows

Apple exec Jimmy Iovine has lent weight to a WSJ report that Apple planned to offer scripted TV shows to Apple Music subscribers by the end of the year. The Hollywood Reporter reports Iovine telling TV...

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Fantastical 2.3.3

Enables copying Day or Week as text and makes links in an event’s location clickable. ($49.99 new, free update, 13.9 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology...

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Best horoscope apps for iOS and Android

Best horoscope apps for iOS and Android

Looking up your daily, monthly, and yearly horoscopes has never been easier than it is now. Here are our favorite apps for doing so, so you can forgo your browser and connect with a psychic within minutes. The...

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Apple exec Jimmy Iovine talks Apple Music expansion

Apple exec Jimmy Iovine talks Apple Music expansion

There are a lot of alternatives in the world of streaming entertainment. Apple Music is one of many occupying that space, and its exec Jimmy Iovine has an idea about where things are headed. The post Apple...

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Apple AirPod ad campaign begins with limited product availability

Apple AirPod ad campaign begins with limited product availability

A dancer by the name of Lil Buck showcases the "freedom" of the new Apple AirPods in a series of TV spots also viewable on YouTube. Whether you want them or not, the earbuds may not be available immediately...

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Amazon Unveils Curated TV Subscriptions Strategy with 'Anime Strike' Prime Channel

Amazon launched Anime Strike this week, the company's first self-branded content to appear under its Channels subscriptions program for Prime members. Anime Strike offers U.S. Prime members access to...

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Is your smartphone listening to everything you say? We asked the experts

Is your smartphone listening to everything you say? We asked the experts

Are you worried about your smartphone eavesdropping on your conversations? We spoke to some experts to find out whether you should be, and to learn what you can do to safeguard your privacy. The post Is...

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HoudahGeo 5.1.5

Fixes several bugs for the photo geotagging app. ($39 new, free update, 21.7 MB) Read the full article at TidBITS, the oldest continuously published technology publication on the Internet. To get...

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How to turn off video autoplay on iOS or Android for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

How to turn off video autoplay on iOS or Android for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Most social media apps can display images as well as videos. More often than not, however, these videos automatically play in your timeline. Here's how to disable the autoplay feature in both Android and...

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Studyhub connects you with on-demand tutors for your science and math homework

Studyhub connects you with on-demand tutors for your science and math homework

If you've been looking for a tutor in mathematics, chemistry, or physics, look no more. Studyhub is a new iOS app designed to pair you up with a "world class" tutor to help you better understand your high...

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Logic Pros: Give your low-end some Substance with Output’s latest bass engine for Logic

It’s 2017 and Logic Pros is back! We’re continuing down the ever-expanding rabbit hole of music creation on Mac and iOS this year with product reviews, tutorials, tips/tricks for Logic users,...

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Apple Shares New 'Pairing,' 'Siri' and 'Notes' AirPods Ads

Apple today shared three ads highlighting the newly-released AirPods on its YouTube channel. Two of the ads are focused on AirPod features, like Siri and instant pairing, while the third ad is centered...

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