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August 15, 2017
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PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but there is a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod’s firmware, allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. Now, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered code that seemingly confirms that the upcoming … Continue reading

July 30, 2017
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Would you be interested in an updated iPod classic/shuffle/nano with Apple Music support? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple officially discontinued the iPod nano and shuffle by removing them from its online store and slowly phasing them out from retail locations. The move was somewhat out of the blue, but one that makes sense when … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Comments Off on Yale launches ‘Assure Lock SL’ Key Free Touchscreen Deadbolt, HomeKit support module incoming

Yale launches ‘Assure Lock SL’ Key Free Touchscreen Deadbolt, HomeKit support module incoming

Yale Locks & Hardware is launching its latest smart lock product today with one of its most streamlined designs yet and support for Apple’s HomeKit, Z-Wave, ZigBee and Amazon Alexa platforms. It will also enable HomeKit support on six of … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Comments Off on As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As the legal saga between the two continues, Qualcomm is firing back after a host of tech companies came out in support of Apple last week. The chip maker is accusing the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a group that consists … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
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Apple developers join WebVR Community Group ahead of macOS High Sierra w/ VR support

As Apple continues to increase its focused on mixed reality experiences, the company has recently joined the WebVR Community Group. WebVR is an initiative that aims to make virtual reality content viewable by everyone, regardless of browser or device… more… … Continue reading

June 29, 2017
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Thunderbolt 3 five-bay Drobo 5D3 RAID storage array with dual 4K support launches

Drobo has extended its line of storage peripherals with the five-bay Drobo 5D3, a Thunderbolt 3-equipped storage array capable of connecting a pair of 4K displays downstream of the enclosure. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 13, 2017
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Comments Off on Logitech releases Circle 2 camera with future HomeKit support

Logitech releases Circle 2 camera with future HomeKit support

Logitech today has officially announced the release of its new Circle 2 home security camera. The latest version is an upgrade from the original Logi Circle camera, introducing more flexible hardware options for customers. Users of the Circle 2 will … Continue reading

June 11, 2017
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Comments Off on Podcasts in iOS 11: Interface updates, support for seasons & cleaner titles, Podcast Analytics, more

Podcasts in iOS 11: Interface updates, support for seasons & cleaner titles, Podcast Analytics, more

New for Podcasts in iOS 11: Apple is bringing a handful of new podcasts features to iOS 11, both for users and creators. The new features were highlighted during a developer session on Friday and include a redesign to the Podcasts … Continue reading

June 10, 2017
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9to5Rewards: Koogeek Smart Socket with Apple HomeKit support [Giveaway]

This week’s 9to5Rewards partner is Koogeek, offering its Smart Socket with HomeKit support. The company has three of its Koogeek Smart Sockets (pictured above) to give away to 9to5Mac readers this week.  more… 9to5Mac

June 7, 2017
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DirecTV Now dropping support for Safari, Chrome exclusive starting in July

DirecTV Now, a live-TV streaming service that piggybacks on AT&T’s television services, is one of the ways that cable cord-cutters can still access their favorite shows online. Now, without any official notice as of this writing, customers visiting the site … Continue reading

May 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple Watch support returning to Google Maps ‘in the future,’ Google says

Apple Watch support returning to Google Maps ‘in the future,’ Google says

Google on Monday responded to revelations that the latest Google Maps update is stripped of all Apple Watch support, saying it expects to return compatibility with Apple’s wearable at some point in the future. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Rumor: Apple TV to get multi-user support, picture-in-picture with ‘tvOS 11’

Rumor: Apple TV to get multi-user support, picture-in-picture with ‘tvOS 11’

With "tvOS 11" — likely to be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June — the Apple TV will allegedly gain a pair of demanded features from the company’s other platforms. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac