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April 19, 2019
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Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars

Bose this week quietly announced that it has released AirPlay 2 functionality to its line of smart speakers. This includes its Home Speaker 500 and two different Soundbar models, while SoundTouch speakers are still playing the waiting game. more… The … Continue reading

March 29, 2019
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Apple Card: no multi-user support, no penalty rates, foreign transactions, more

While Apple News+ and Apple TV+ were the focus of Monday’s "It’s show time" event, Apple’s first foray into the credit industry — Apple Card — arguably stole the show. Apple painted the product in broad strokes on stage and … Continue reading

March 29, 2019
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Student ID support in Apple Wallet expands to Johns Hopkins University

With iOS 12 and watchOS 5 last year, Apple introduced support for student ID cards in the Wallet app. At launch, the feature was supported by three universities. Today, however, Apple has expanded the feature to its fifth school in … Continue reading

March 22, 2019
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Twitter testing support for sharing and viewing Live Photos on iOS

Apple first introduced Live Photos alongside the iPhone 6S in 2015. Since then, however, the popularity of the feature has been affected by a lack of support on the majority of social networks. At long last, however, Twitter appears to … Continue reading

March 12, 2019
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Chrome 73 for desktops rolling out w/ Mac Dark Mode support, upcoming settings changes

The latest release of Google Chrome is rolling out today for Mac, Windows, and Linux. On desktops, Chrome 73 introduces a handful of changes related to syncing and account sign-in, as well as developer support for hardware media keys and Auto Picture-in-Picture. However, the … Continue reading

February 26, 2019
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Apple Music option in Google Home app for iOS stirs rumors of coming support

The latest Google Home for iOS update, released on Monday, includes a user interface change referencing support for Apple Music, leading some to suspect that official integration with Apple’s service will soon debut for Google smart home hardware. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 12, 2019
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Instagram testing support for Direct messages on the web, including on iPad

Instagram is planning to bring direct message support to the web, helping make its web experience more app-like. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Instagram is testing Instagram Direct on the web with support for desktop and mobile, including … Continue reading

January 23, 2019
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Australia’s largest bank rolls out support for Apple Pay

After an unsuccessful attempt to boycott Apple Pay from entering Australia in hopes of spurring its own mobile payments solution, the country’s largest bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, on Wednesday initiated integration with Apple’s product. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 16, 2019
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Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support

Apple today has officially released Smart Battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. This comes after 9to5Mac discovered various pieces of evidence within iOS hinting at the existence of such cases. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

January 13, 2019
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Vizio confirms AirPlay 2 & HomeKit support is coming to all SmartCast TVs since 2016

At CES 2019 this past week, Vizio was one of several TV manufacturers to announce that it will soon support AirPlay 2 functionality. Now, the company has more good news for customers. more… The post Vizio confirms AirPlay 2 & … Continue reading

December 12, 2018
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Microsoft Office apps updated with support for latest macOS Mojave features including Dark Mode

Microsoft on Tuesday pushed out an update to its suite of Office apps for Mac with full support for new operating system-level features baked into Apple’s macOS Mojave, including Dark Mode and Continuity Camera. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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