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August 18, 2017
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‘SOS’ feature in iOS 11 protects user data by forcing passcode entry, disabling Touch ID

Apple’s "SOS" feature in iOS 11 automatically disables Touch ID with a few quick presses of a device’s power button, a new function designed to greatly enhance user privacy in times of distress. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 6, 2017
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Apple’s single sign-on feature gains nearly 440 new providers, expands to Guam and US Virgin Islands

Apple’s running list of providers offering support for single sign-on streaming authentication grew exponentially this week with the addition of 438 cable and satellite television companies, including firms offering services in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

July 28, 2017
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Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

A Florida-based digital video company is suing Apple over a Siri feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company, CustomPlay, says that it originally created the Apple TV and Siri feature that allows users to ask “what did he say?” … Continue reading

June 23, 2017
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Watch: Every change, bug fix and new feature in Apple’s second iOS 11 beta

Apple this week released the second beta version of its upcoming iOS 11 operating system to developers for testing with a litany of bug fixes, UI changes and new features. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the modifications in this … Continue reading

June 22, 2017
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Apple continues focus on Photos Memories feature with two new tutorial videos

Apple yesterday kicked off a new video series promoting an iOS 10 Photos feature called Memories, which automatically builds collections of related images and videos. This evening, Apple has shared another pair of tutorial videos for Memories focused on sharing … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
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What feature is a ‘must have’ for you to use Apple’s Siri Speaker? [Poll]

Reports related to Apple’s Siri Speaker have been gaining momentum over recent weeks, with some suggesting the possibility of the device even being shown off at WWDC next month. Earlier today, we outlined some of the potential features that the … Continue reading

April 19, 2017
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Google rolling out new ‘Your Timeline’ location history feature to Google Maps on iOS

In addition to the iOS update it rolled out yesterday, Google today has announced another new feature for Google Maps on iOS. In a blog post this afternoon, Google announced the addition of a new feature called Your Timeline, which allows … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
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Instagram hits 1 million monthly active advertisers, planning booking feature for businesses

Instagram has steadily been introducing new features to its photo and video sharing service, and that appears to be paying off. TechCrunch reports that Instagram has shared it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers, up from half that in September and just … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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What feature tops your wish list for the next-gen Apple TV? [Poll]

Earlier today, we reported on the first evidence of an updated hardware model of the Apple TV. The tvOS-powered device was first announced back in 2015 and lags in a few different areas, so it’s more than due for an update. … Continue reading

March 13, 2017
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Hands On: BusyCal’s long development benefits feature set for Mac, iPhone

If you’re fine with Apple’s free Calendar app, then BusyCal 3.1.5 is interesting just for its long history, but if you need more powerful features, the app is a strong contender for best-in-class. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 3, 2017
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After contradicting reports, do you think the iPhone 8 will feature USB-C or Lightning connectivity? [Poll]

Over the past few days, we’ve heard two conflicting reports regarding what sort of connection the upcoming iPhone 8 will feature. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that the upcoming iPhone will feature USB-C, with Apple shifting away from Lightning. … Continue reading

December 19, 2016
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Report: Apple iPhone 8 to feature plastic, curved, OLED display

Apple’s new iPhone for next year is widely expected to be a radical departure from the existing aluminium and glass design. A report from the Korea Herald indicates that the new display in next year’s major new phone, currently dubbed iPhone 8 by the … Continue reading

December 18, 2016
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OLED iPhone 8 to Feature Curved Display and New Touch-Sensitive Technology

Apple’s high-end OLED iPhone 8 will use a curved display rather than a flat panel and could potentially feature new touch-sensitive technology, according to a report published on Sunday. Multiple sources have claimed Apple is planning a 5.5-inch “premium” version … Continue reading