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March 12, 2018
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Apple adds specs for USB-C port on Made-for-iPhone accessories, Lightning to 3.5mm out cable

Accessory makers in Apple’s Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) licensing program now have the ability to create new types of products as the company adds specs for a Lightning to 3.5mm output cable and USB-C ports. The new specs were detailed in Apple’s … Continue reading

March 8, 2018
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August adds free 24 hour cloud video storage to its smart home video doorbells

Perhaps fearing competition from Amazon’s acquisition of Ring last month, August today announced they are adding free cloud storage for customers of August Doorbell Cam and August Doorbell Cam Pro. With the new ‘Basic August Video Recording’ subscription, the doorbells … Continue reading

November 29, 2017
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iHeartRadio adds support for podcasts to its CarPlay application

iHeartRadio is expanding its CarPlay application. The company announced today that it is adding support for podcasts to the app, alongside several new features that make the podcast experience as seamless as possible… more… 9to5Mac

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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Comments Off on Apple exterminates USB-C troubleshooting port on Apple TV 4K, adds Gigabit Ethernet

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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Comments Off on Apple Maps vans adds Spain, three U.S. states to list of survey locations

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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Comments Off on Apple adds WeberHaus to list of builders offering HomeKit packages

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