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July 11, 2018
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Now-fixed Apple code crashed iOS devices when users typed ‘Taiwan’

A blog post on Tuesday illustrates the sometimes inadvertent ill effects of modifying or adding code to a major operating system for no other purpose than to placate a certain market’s government. Apple did just that when it removed the Taiwan flag emoji from circulation in China.
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July 11, 2018
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Take control of notifications in iOS 12 with Do Not Disturb Siri Suggestions

Siri is getting more proactive in iOS 12. When Apple’s next-gen operating system launches this fall, it will get a slew of fresh Siri integrations that include smart notification management via Siri Suggestions for Do Not Disturb.
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July 10, 2018
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Apple looking to deploy 1Password company-wide, company buy-out denied [u]

Apple is reportedly planning to deploy AgileBits’ 1Password software across its entire workforce, claimed a report on Tuesday, but the same report alleging that the developer was going to be acquired by Apple was outright refuted.
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July 10, 2018
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Microsoft launches cheaper ‘Surface Go’ iPad competitor with a 10-inch display

Today Microsoft officially took the wraps off the next product in its Surface lineup, a budget-minded tablet called Surface Go. The Surface Go is a 10-inch tablet that starts at a pocket-friendly $ 399, but you’ll need to pony up more cash for more storage and memory. Lighter and smaller than the Surface Pro, the Surface Go features […] Continue Reading…

July 10, 2018
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Apple makes searchable WWDC 2018 session video transcripts available

As it does every year, Apple has today made its WWDC 2018 video transcripts available. This means interested developers can now quickly search through content from WWDC sessions, as opposed to having to watch each video… more…
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July 9, 2018
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Apple’s latest iPhone X ad uses Face ID to ease password worries

Apple has published a new commercial to its YouTube channel, with a video highlighting the usefulness of Face ID on the iPhone X to help its users stop worrying about forgetting passwords for online services.
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July 8, 2018
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MoviePass promises ticket refunds after widespread Friday night outage

Popular subscription movie service MoviePass suffered a widespread outage at perhaps the worst possible time for users. On Friday evening, MoviePass subscribers took to Twitter to complain they couldn’t check into a movie, thus rendering the app and the accompanying Mastercard useless… more…
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July 7, 2018
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Comments Off on App Roundup: GarageBand for iOS, CMV Pro, Tinder, Sygic, more!

App Roundup: GarageBand for iOS, CMV Pro, Tinder, Sygic, more!

New apps and updates to existing releases arrive in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, but there’s just too many to keep track on all of them. AppleInsider has compiled a list of some of the iOS and macOS app updates from the last week that may be worth a look. […] Continue Reading…

July 7, 2018
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Comments Off on Hands-on: Shortcuts brings powerful automation tools, with support for Siri to iOS

Hands-on: Shortcuts brings powerful automation tools, with support for Siri to iOS

One of the more exciting things that users are looking forward to in iOS 12 is the new Shortcuts app. While it’s an invite-only beta via TestFlight, we’ve managed to get our hands on it, and this is what we think thus far… more…
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July 6, 2018
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Apple shares trio of soccer-themed ‘Shot on iPhone’ short films

As the World Cup continues, Apple today has shared a trio of new short films on its YouTube channel. The videos, which come as part of the continued “Shot on iPhone” campaign, each tell a different story from around the world… more…
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July 5, 2018
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Comments Off on Twitterrific removes push notifications and live-streaming features ahead of Twitter API change

Twitterrific removes push notifications and live-streaming features ahead of Twitter API change

Twitterrific is today announcing an update to both its iOS and macOS clients that will be removing certain functionality to be more in line with the upcoming changes Twitter is making to its platform. more…
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