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December 26, 2017
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Amazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts

The App Store charts always provide some interesting nuggets of information on Christmas Day and other big holidays as you can see the sudden influx of app downloads. This year, the Alexa app for Amazon Echo smart speakers topped App … Continue reading

December 25, 2017
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Last-minute iTunes Gift Card deals include $100 for $85 w/ email delivery at Amazon

Christmas is nearly upon us, and the opportunities for last-minute gifts are dwindling. Thankfully, Amazon has you covered with a $ 100 iTunes Gift Card for $ 85 with email delivery when promo code ITUNES15 is applied during checkout. You’ll be able to … Continue reading

December 23, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

Even with many people heading home for Christmas, there was still plenty of Apple news on tap — including rumors of iOS apps coming to the Mac, and the company admitting that it slows down iPhones based on battery performance. … Continue reading

December 21, 2017
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Amazon Prime Video Apple TV app updated for 5.1 sound in UHD content, NFL streaming only on newer units [u]

On a recently updated document, Amazon has retracted claims that 5.1 sound is available in the early versions of the Amazon Prime Video app for the Apple TV, and that live streaming of Amazon channels and Thursday Night Football has … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

December 6, 2017
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First look: Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV launches on tvOS App Store

Six months after being announced, Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV has debuted on the tvOS App Store, meaning subscribers will be able to view hits like "The Man in the High Castle," "The Big Sick," "Catastrophe," and "The Grand … Continue reading

December 6, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple mistakenly starts promoting Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV ahead of release

Apple mistakenly starts promoting Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV ahead of release

As we approach the new year, Apple has two promises left to fulfill: the iMac Pro and Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV. While all has gone quiet about the former, it appears that we’re finally nearing a launch for … Continue reading

November 27, 2017
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: MacBook Air/Pro up to $250 off, 12.9-inch iPad from $700, Amazon iPhone accessory sale, 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… 9to5Mac

November 23, 2017
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Echo deals from $30, SanDisk Memory Sale, DJI Spark Drone $341, 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… 9to5Mac

November 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon has seemingly cancelled plans to launch an unbundled a la carte internet TV service, featuring top channels. Reuters says Amazon was unable to convince networks to sign on and struggled to find profitable business arrangements. It has been widely … Continue reading

November 13, 2017
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Amazon rumored prepping free ad-supported version of Prime Video

Raising a potential threat to Apple’s TV plans, people wanting to watch Amazon’s movies and TV shows may soon be able to stream without paying for a Prime subscription, which normally costs $ 99 per year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 25, 2017
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Comments Off on Amazon launches smart lock and security cam system to take in-home deliveries for Prime members, with iPhone app alerts

Amazon launches smart lock and security cam system to take in-home deliveries for Prime members, with iPhone app alerts

Amazon has today announced its latest expansion into smart home ecosystem, with a new Alexa Cloud Cam security camera ($ 120) and a new Amazon Key service, which works with some smart locks to allow Amazon couriers to unlock your front … Continue reading

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

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