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July 15, 2018
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How to share workouts from Apple’s Activity app to other fitness services

While the Apple Watch Workout app is a really great app, you might be hesitant to use it to track your workouts if you have a long history with another ecosystem. I’ve been using Runkeeper since 2010, so I don’t … Continue reading

July 3, 2018
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Comparing the six major live TV streaming services for cord cutters

For all the appeal of services like Netflix and HBO Now, some people just can’t bear to part with live TV when they cut the cord. Here are the major options DirecTV Now, Playstation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live … Continue reading

July 3, 2018
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Google’s Gmail, other services let third parties read user emails, report says

Just over a year after promising to no longer scan user emails in Gmail for personalized ads, Google is allowing outside developers to do just that, a new report says. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 26, 2018
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Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) made the suggestion as it announced … Continue reading

February 16, 2018
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Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

The Apple-owned Shazam service has updated its app for the first time since the aquisition, and has added lyric syncing in real-time to a played song, better search results display, and an all-new track menu providing access to all the … Continue reading

November 28, 2017
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Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

Apple has started offering support through another form of social media, by setting up a YouTube channel dedicated to providing assistance for basic tasks its customers can perform on an iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 6, 2017
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Apple says ‘intermittent issues’ with many cloud services, inc Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes Store, App Store

Apple’s system status page is displaying problems with a significant number of cloud services. At the time of writing, it is showing ‘intermittent issues’ for ‘some users’ for the following services: App Store Apple Music Apple TV iTunes in the … Continue reading

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

March 27, 2017
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T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $ 29 screen repairs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 3, 2017
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Amazon says human error caused outage that affected iCloud, other Internet services

Earlier this week, Amazon’s Web Services suffered from a significant outage, bringing down a number of online services and plaguing Apple’s own iCloud platform. While not much was known about what caused the lengthy outage at the time, Amazon has published a … Continue reading

February 5, 2017
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Comments Off on Jawbone reportedly exiting consumer wearable market, shifting focus to clinical hardware & services

Jawbone reportedly exiting consumer wearable market, shifting focus to clinical hardware & services

According to a report from TechCrunch, Jawbone is exiting the consumer hardware market and will shift its strategy to selling services and products directly to businesses in the health market. The report comes following earlier claims that Jawbone had run … Continue reading

November 4, 2016
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Neil Young restores catalog to Apple Music, Spotify & other streaming services

Folk/rock artist Neil Young’s back catalog has returned to streaming music services including Apple Music, Deezer, and Spotify, a report noted on Friday, a little over a year after the musician declared a moratorium over audio quality issues. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 13, 2016
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Universal search on Apple TV goes beyond US services with Australia’s Stan

Apple has silently added Australia’s Stan to the list of services supported by universal search on the Apple TV, representing the first time the feature has gone beyond U.S.-based companies. AppleInsider – Frontpage News