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November 8, 2018
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Wemo HomeKit support comes to WiFi Smart Dimmer through software update, no hub

Belkin continues to bring HomeKit support to its smart home accessories, and the Wemo WiFi Smart Dimmer is the latest to join the club. Wemo HomeKit support is retroactively being added through a free software update starting today. Wemo was first … Continue reading

October 6, 2018
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Apple’s A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

Performance improvements in the A12 Bionic chip used in the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max has put Apple’s in-house CPU designs on a par with processors used in notebooks and computers, one extensive deep dive declares, with the … Continue reading

August 4, 2018
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Malwarebytes comes to iOS w/ scam call blocking, spam text filtering, web protection & more

Long-time Mac security software Malwarebytes is making its iOS debut this month with the release of a new all-in-one security app for iOS users. Thanks to our sponsor Malwarebytes, we’re giving away 50 codes to users that download the new … Continue reading

December 10, 2017
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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

October 18, 2017
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Qualcomm CEO reiterates Apple feud comes down to IP pricing

In an interview on Tuesday, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf commented on the chipmaker’s fierce legal feud with Apple, saying that what appears to be an ever escalating international scrum is, at its core, about IP pricing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 9, 2017
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Apple Music loses important exclusive as Taylor Swift comes to Spotify, other services

Beginning on Friday, the back catalog of pop singer Taylor Swift will be available on all major streaming services, putting an end to one of Apple’s most useful exclusives. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 22, 2017
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Logic Pros Review: The ‘Unique’ virtual analog synth and wild vowel filter comes to iOS

In this week’s episode of Logic Pros, we are taking a look at the new Unique iOS synth from Sugar-Bytes. The company has been making some of the most wild audio effects processors and instruments for quite some time now. … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
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First look: Night Shift mode comes to Mac in latest macOS Sierra beta

As rumored, Apple included a new Night Shift mode — borrowed from iOS — in the recently released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta, promising a low blue light viewing experience for nighttime computer work. Check out what the feature looks like … Continue reading

December 22, 2016
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Apple’s redesigned iCloud?com Photos app comes out of beta for all

After rolling out a redesigned iCloud Photos app to the beta site earlier this month, today the updated experience is now available to all through iCloud.com. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac Incoming search terms:0THTJ7VJWHYL

November 9, 2016
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Apple Pay comes to over 30 new credit unions & banks in Australia thanks to new Cuscal partnership

Apple Pay has been slow to gain traction in Australia as Apple fights with the large banks for adoption. Now, however, Apple has signed a deal with payments group Cuscal that will see the mobile payments service come to more than … Continue reading

July 13, 2016
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Patent troll comes after Apple over battery charging technology used in iPhone 6s

Apple today has been hit with a lawsuit by Texas-based Somaltus LLC, which claims that the charging system used by the iPhone violates a patent it acquired from Snap-On Technologies. Snap-On Technologies originally acquired the patent in 2010 for an … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
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Google Maps comes to the Apple Watch in latest iOS app update

Google has released an updated version of its mapping application for iOS that includes several new features, including an Apple Watch app. Along with the new watch app comes the ability to compare ETAs for different modes of transportation, such … Continue reading