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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

October 3, 2018
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Facebook hack update: no evidence of any access to third-party apps

One of the concerns raised by the recent Facebook hack was whether access tokens might have provided access to third-party apps. The company now says there is ‘no evidence’ that this has happened … more… The post Facebook hack update: … Continue reading

September 30, 2018
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Apple’s iOS 12 update is causing sporadic issues with iPhone charging

Multiple reports are suggesting that iOS 12 may have a bug, causing periodic and random issues with devices not charging when plugged in to a power source, or placed on a wireless charging pad without user interaction. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 25, 2018
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Rachio 3 smart sprinkler system adds HomeKit and Siri integration with free software update

Elgato’s smart hose attachment led the way (reviewed) with sprinkler integration in HomeKit earlier this year. Today, Rachio is announcing the first smart sprinkler controller ($ 229) with HomeKit integration. After a simple set up process, users can control their sprinkler … Continue reading

June 2, 2018
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Telegram CEO thanks Apple for allowing it to ship first app update since March

As we reported yesterday, Telegram’s CEO said that Apple was blocking the company from releasing updates to the messaging service since Russian authorities deemed the app illegal. Now, Apple and Telegram have come to some sort of solution… more… 9to5Mac

June 2, 2018
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Apple approves Telegram update after Russian government demands app shutdown

Amidst a contentious battle with the Russian government over demands to pull Telegram from the App Store, Apple on Friday approved an updated version of the messaging app after seemingly blocking such changes for two months. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 29, 2018
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Mac mini: What we want to see in an update to Apple’s low-cost desktop

Apple’s Mac mini is long overdue for a refresh. Not just with updated processors, but a full-on re-design. Being big Mac mini users since the original G4 version, we started thinking about what we would like to see included in … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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Apple releases macOS 10.13.4 update for High Sierra with iMac Pro wallpaper, enhanced eGPU support

Apple has released the macOS 10.13.4 update to High Sierra for all compatible Macs. The new version includes the ‘Ink Cloud’ wallpaper previously only offered on the iMac Pro, enhanced support for external GPUs, and more. more… 9to5Mac

March 8, 2018
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MoviePass removes ‘unused’ location capability in update

After MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe raised the hackles of privacy advocates by implying the movie deals service tracks user locations, the company on Wednesday issued an update for its eponymous app that removes a supposedly unused "location capability" feature. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 1, 2018
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037: Spotify IPO, Apple Watch skiing and snowboarding, Sketch design update | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got Spotify officially going public, Apple Watch gaining new ski and snowboarding activity tracking features, and Sketch’s latest update for designers. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our … Continue reading

January 20, 2018
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Along with Facebook announcing the first major changes to its News Feed, the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness as it prioritizes information. Rather than determining news source trustworthiness itself, Facebook will let users decide. more… … Continue reading

December 13, 2017
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Apple releases promised iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 update, restoring shared HomeKit access

Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1, with bug fixes and minor changes including restoration of remote access to shared users of the Home app. AppleInsider – Frontpage News