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December 15, 2017
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State attorneys general join trade groups in fighting to restore net neutrality

The FCC may have voted to repeal net neutrality rules – opening the way Internet service providers to speed up, slow down or even block services depending on who pays them to do so – but some are determined that the war isn’t over. After a trade group representing companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google vowed to fight the decision […] Continue Reading…

December 15, 2017
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Reminder: After 20 years, AIM officially shuts down tomorrow

As originally announced back in October, AIM is officially shutting down tomorrow, December 15th. Largely the pioneer of online messaging, AIM has been around for 20 years, having originally launched all the way back in 1997… more…
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December 14, 2017
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Apple details indoor maps coverage of 34 airports, multiple malls

Apple started implementing indoor mapping data with iOS 11, offering users a new navigation aid for major airports and large malls. While rollout has been slow, the company on Wednesday compiled a list of the 43 indoor locations where users can take advantage of the feature.
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December 14, 2017
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Here are all of the airports and malls that support indoor maps in iOS 11

iOS 11 introduced a new indoor mapping feature that offers walking directions through a variety of different airports and malls. Apple has been slowly rolling out support for additional buildings, but changes and additions have been hard to track… more…
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December 13, 2017
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Apple releases promised iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 update, restoring shared HomeKit access

Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1, with bug fixes and minor changes including restoration of remote access to shared users of the Home app.
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December 13, 2017
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How to force close apps on iPhone X

With Apple’s removal of the home button on iPhone X, the company had to translate a few user interface controls into onscreen gestures, including a new swipe and tap system for force closing troublesome apps.
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December 13, 2017
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Gift Guide: The best products for creating a killer home theater setup w/ Apple TV 4K

After being leapfrogged by other popular streaming set-top boxes, Apple this year officially released the Apple TV 4K. With support for 4K HDR, the new Apple TV is now the perfect device for the center of any home theater setup, especially for those who are deep in the Apple ecosystem. more…
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December 12, 2017
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Twelve South ships HiRise Pro stand for raising the height of the iMac and iMac Pro

Accessory producer Twelve South has unveiled a new stand designed for the iMac, iMac Pro, and compatible monitors, with the HiRise Pro capable of raising the viewing angle of the screen to help lower the risk of neck strain while working, as well as reducing the amount of desk clutter.
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December 12, 2017
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Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Rumors of Apple Pay’s launch in Brazil have been circulating for the last year, but it looks as if we might be nearing a launch. iHelp BR reports that some Itaú Unibanco customers have started seeing early signs of the services launch in the country… more…
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December 11, 2017
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Apple acquires song identifying app Shazam for undisclosed sum

Apple on Monday confirmed that it has purchased popular service Shazam, an app that listens for and identifies songs. It was rumored that the deal was for about $ 400 million, but no official sale price was given.
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December 11, 2017
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Review: Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse – Thinking Different about Mac functionality

I have never been particularly fond of any of Apple’s mice. I appreciate the company’s dedication to simplicity when it comes to their products, but for my uses which include design and gaming, Apple focuses entirely too much on form over functionality. As someone who frequently has multiple apps running at the same time, I find Mission Control (formerly […] Continue Reading…

December 11, 2017
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PSA: If you have an older iPhone with slow performance, a new battery could solve your problems

One longstanding complaint from iPhone users is how their device slows down over time, specifically as the device ages and Apple releases new software updates. A Reddit thread has emerged this weekend with some interesting theories as to why this may happen… more…
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December 10, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: Zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, iOS 12 wishlist, Amazon Prime Video comes to Apple TV, more

This week’s top stories: Zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, iOS 12 wishlist, Amazon Prime Video comes to Apple TV, more

In this week’s top stories: Jony Ive returns to his post at the top of design management, Apple Pay Cash begins to rollout, a zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, an iOS 12 wishlist imagines what next year’s update could look like, and more. more…
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