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June 22, 2018
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iOS 12: How to customize Grouped Notifications

One of the headlining features for iOS 12 is the new Grouped Notifications feature. It’s not as simple as grouping by app, but it intelligently creates your groups. For example, you’re getting iMessages from several different threads, those will all come in individual groups. And if an email shows up in between? That’ll show up properly. more…
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June 21, 2018
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Apple Pay ‘fast lanes,’ exclusive deals pop up at prominent summer festivals

In what appears to be a new marketing thrust, Apple Pay is being accepted at concession stand "fast lanes" operating at major concerts and festivals this summer, offering customers a quick and easy option to pay for food and drink.
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June 20, 2018
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Logitech Gold Box from $14, Sony Wireless Headphones $40, Portable Apple Watch Charger $29, more

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. more…
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June 20, 2018
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Kristen Wiig departs upcoming Apple comedy series due to Wonder Woman scheduling conflicts

One of Apple’s most high-profile original content efforts has lost its leading star, according to a new report from Variety. Kristen Wiig was slated to feature in a comedy series from Apple, but has since dropped out due to scheduling difficulties… more…
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June 20, 2018
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Hands-on: Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch with watchOS 5 beta 2 [Video]

After appearing as a placeholder in the initial iOS 12 developer beta, Walkie-Talkie is now functional in iOS 12 beta 2. After testing it I was able to add new contacts, accept new contact requests, and both send and receive audio messages. Watch our hands-on walkthrough for a look at what to expect from this exciting new Apple Watch […] Continue Reading…

June 18, 2018
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Registration now open for free Apple Camp program for kids, new Clips session added

Apple has shared details on this year’s camp program for kids ages 8-12 along with opening registration for the free sessions that start next month. Like last year, there are three tracks to choose from that are made up of three, 90 minute sessions. more…
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June 18, 2018
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Review: Amazon’s Echo Spot is a cool device, but needs to do more with its screen

The Echo Spot is undeniably a cool product, but without YouTube it’s hard to justify over a regular Echo, except for people with security cameras or those wanting the world’s best alarm clock.
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June 18, 2018
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Can Apple’s HomePod take on a surround sound theater system?

Apple’s HomePod is one of the best sounding smart speakers on the market, and the recent addition of stereo pairing with AirPlay 2 makes the setup even more engaging. But how does a pair of HomePods stack up against a dedicated home theater system?
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June 17, 2018
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Apple’s Reminders app needs five additional features to be a true task manager

Apple’s Reminders app is one of their apps that has the most potential in my opinion. While it didn’t receive much of an update with the announcements of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, I believe that with some additional features, it could become the go-to GTD/task/productivity system for most people. more…
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June 17, 2018
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Get 50% off pCloud 2TB secure cloud storage w/ client-side encryption for $72/year

Thanks to our sponsor pCloud, 9to5Mac readers can get an exclusive 50% off the company’s 2TB storage plan with upgraded client-side encryption: Get 2TB storage + pCloud Crypto for $ 72/year (Reg. $ 143.76) or start a free trial with up to 20GB. pCloud has quickly become a popular option for cloud storage among iOS and Mac users, […] Continue Reading…

June 17, 2018
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Dolby Atmos isn’t on the Apple TV 4K yet, but it is a must for home theater fans

At last year’s September iPhone release event, Apple also unveiled the Apple TV 4K, supporting the latest video technologies like Dolby Vision and HDR10 — but minus Dolby Atmos. AppleInsider delves into Atmos versus surround sound, and what you can expect when support comes in the fall.
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