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April 1, 2017
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iLuv’s Rainbow8 is a decent Wi-Fi smartbulb for Apple’s HomeKit, but not much more

On its own iLuv’s new Rainbow8 does what a HomeKit bulb needs to, and should satisfy most people. A poor app and a lack of IFTTT or Alexa integration, however, may mean there are better choices. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 25, 2017
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Comments Off on What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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Chance the Rapper shares how much he made from exclusive Apple Music ‘Coloring Book’ deal

Much has been made about Apple’s efforts to obtain exclusive access to albums from select artists for Apple Music. Thus far, Apple Music has offered albums from artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, Frank Ocean, and others ahead of other streaming … Continue reading

February 21, 2017
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As ‘unlimited’ plans make a return, how much data do you use on average per month? [Poll]

Over the weekend, I broke down all of the details and differences between the new unlimited data plans being offered by the four major United States carriers. Of course, as I and many others were quick to point out, these … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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iTunes Backup Passwords ‘Much Easier’ to Crack in iOS 10, Apple Working on Fix

iOS 10 uses a new password verification mechanism for iTunes backups that makes them easier to crack, according to testing performed by Elcomsoft, a company that specializes in software designed to access iPhone data. Encrypted iTunes backups created on a … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
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Consumer Reports says there isn’t much difference between iPhone 7’s camera and iPhone 6s, what do you think? [Poll]

Apple made a big deal about the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cameras, but since the announcement of the devices there’s been debate about just how much better the cameras actually are. Our own Jeff Bejanmin has noted … Continue reading

August 29, 2016
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 7 & 2017 iPhones, iOS 10 betas, iOS 9.3.5 security update & much more

In this week’s top stories: new iOS 10 betas, iPhone 7 and 2017 iPhone rumors, the iOS 9.3.5 security update, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

July 17, 2016
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 7 leaks, Pokémon GO, new apps, & much more

In this week’s top stories: iPhone 7 leaks, Pokémon GO mania continues, Apple recruits developers for its ‘Planet of the Apps’ reality TV show, and much more. iPhone 7 | We kick things off with the latest iPhone 7 reports, including one alleged leak … Continue reading

June 12, 2016
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: WWDC 2016 preview, MacBooks w/ OLED function keys, Apple Energy & much more

This week’s top stories: WWDC 2016 preview, MacBooks w/ OLED function keys, Apple Energy & much more

In this week’s top stories: WWDC coverage kicked into full gear ahead of Apple’s event on Monday, we discussed USB-C and upcoming MacBook Pros, and Apple announced welcomed subscription and revenue changes for the App Store. Apple’s plan to become an energy company … Continue reading

January 13, 2016
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iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at Night Shift mode, Touch ID Notes, new 3D Touch quick actions, much more [Video]

This week’s iOS 9.3 beta software update for iPhone and iPad is a pretty major release for a mid-cycle version. New features including the F.lux-like Night Shift which lets you change the color temperature of your display and Touch ID plus … Continue reading

September 28, 2015
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iPhone 6s Plus Touch ID Much Quicker Than iPhone 6 Plus in New Hands-On Video

With the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, one well-known hardware feature got a substantial upgrade: Touch ID. Apple improved the Touch ID sensor, allowing it to recognize fingerprints faster than it could previously. We went hands-on with the brand new … Continue reading

July 30, 2015
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Report: Apple Music customers don’t stream as much as Spotify users … yet

Apple wants us to believe that its Music streaming service is the best thing to happen to the industry since iTunes was launched. If one report is to be believed, things might not be taking off as well as we … Continue reading

March 18, 2015
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Piper Jaffray: Apple has augmented reality R&D team, could inject AR devices with much needed style

Apple is making a long play for augmented reality systems that one analyst believes will potentially pivot on the company’s current push into fashion, an initiative set to bear fruit with Apple Watch in April. AppleInsider – Frontpage News