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October 31, 2017
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Instagram adds mid-feed preview tiles for Stories, tests new stop-motion camera feature

Over a year ago, Instagram rolled out its clone of Snapchat’s popular Stories feature and has since said that its version of Stories reaches over 250 million daily users. Now, Instagram is making a change to its iOS app that … Continue reading

October 21, 2017
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Apple adds Amazon Studios alum to its original content team for international role

Apple is expanding its original content team with a new hire from Amazon Studios. Variety reports that Morgan Wandell is joining Apple to develop original content for international audiences after serving a similar role at Amazon. more… 9to5Mac

October 3, 2017
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Philips Hue retroactively adds HomeKit features to tap, dimmer switch and motion sensor

Philips is retroactively adding HomeKit support and features to several existing Hue accessories through the latest software update. Hue tap, dimmer switch, and motion sensor all gain compatibility with Apple’s Home app and automation features when used with the second-gen … Continue reading

September 13, 2017
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Apple exterminates USB-C troubleshooting port on Apple TV 4K, adds Gigabit Ethernet

The new Apple TV 4K is getting faster network connectivity with the addition of a Gigabit Ethernet port, but the company has also removed the USB-C port previously used for troubleshooting and screenshot capture. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 31, 2017
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Hands on: FileMaker Pro 16 adds design and integration features to long-time Mac database app

This year’s upgrade to FileMaker Pro 16 brings small but key improvements to the database app — and AppleInsider gives you a brief overview. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 17, 2017
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Subway’s new store design adds digital self-order kiosks w/ Apple Pay, faster mobile pre-ordering

Subway is refreshing its store design with new digital self-order kiosks that will feature Apple Pay (and Samsung Pay) as well a faster experience for delivery and pre-ordering via its mobile app and Facebook Messenger bot. more… 9to5Mac

July 7, 2017
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Apple Maps vans adds Spain, three U.S. states to list of survey locations

In an update to the Apple Maps webpage on Friday, Apple announced its camera- and sensor-laden mapping vans will hit the streets of Spain and a trio of U.S. states this month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 10, 2017
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Apple adds WeberHaus to list of builders offering HomeKit packages

Apple on Tuesday officially added German pre-fabricated house builder WeberHaus to a running list of companies offering HomeKit packages, suggesting the firm will soon roll out compatible "SmartHomes" in Europe. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Brother targets iOS convenience as it adds MFi model option across mobile printers

Brother targets iOS convenience as it adds MFi model option across mobile printers

Brother has announced the addition of MFi certification to its entire mobile printer lineup, increasing its focus and ease of use with iOS devices. The new MFi models are available on a range of Brother’s mobile label and receipt printers. … Continue reading

May 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 27, 2017
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T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $ 29 screen repairs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 23, 2017
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Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac