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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

November 30, 2017
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PSA: Today’s macOS security update breaks file sharing for some users, here’s how to fix

Following the discovery of a major security vulnerability yesterday, Apple this morning quickly released an update for macOS to address the problem. While the update does solve the critical hole, another issue has since appeared, related to file sharing… more… … Continue reading

November 7, 2017
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NYT: Apple shifted offshore cash hoard to Jersey after Ireland shut down [update]

Update: Apple has responded with an extensive statement on its newsroom site. It says corporate tax rate on foreign earnings is 21 percent, and 35 percent on income from overseas investments. It says “no operations or investments were moved from … Continue reading

November 1, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple rejects AstroPad update that turned the iPad’s front-facing camera into a button

Apple rejects AstroPad update that turned the iPad’s front-facing camera into a button

Astro HQ has made a name for itself with its innovative drawing apps on iOS. Just this month, the company showcased a new feature for its AstroPad Studio app that essentially turned the front-face camera into a newfound button for iPad … Continue reading

October 5, 2017
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Apple ceases iOS 10.3.3 and iOS 11 code signing following iOS 11.0.2 update

Apple on Wednesday stopped signing code for iOS 10.3.3 and the first version of iOS 11, preventing users from installing potentially vulnerable legacy operating systems in favor of the latest iOS 11.0.2 update. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 24, 2017
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Super Mario Run update to bring new world and characters, temporary 50% price cut

Super Mario Run came to iOS earlier this year to great fanfare, but since then interest in the game has waned. Nintendo is hoping to change that next week, however, with a major update to Super Mario Run, as well … Continue reading

September 12, 2017
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AnyTrans update lets Android users easily switch to iOS 11 & iPhone 8

Just in time for the public release of iOS 11 and the launch of the new iPhone 8, the latest update of AnyTrans for Mac (and Windows) is adding the ability for Android users to easily switch to the new phones … Continue reading

August 5, 2017
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Bloomberg: Apple adding LTE to next Apple Watch [Update: New form factor this year]

[Update: John Gruber adds that a new form factor is coming this year too: “It’s hard to overstate just how big a deal this could be. No mention in Businessweek’s report, though, of the all-new form factor that I’ve heard … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
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Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 update protects against ‘Broadpwn’ Wi-Fi exploit

The iOS 10.3.3 update Apple released on Wednesday reportedly closes a critical Wi-fi vulnerability, known as Broadpwn, that was patched for Android devices earlier this month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 4, 2017
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Apple Music for Android gets first major update with iOS 10-style redesign, lyrics

Apple Music for Android has received a huge revamp today to match the release of iOS 10 for iPhone and iPad last September. That redesign is now making its way to the streaming service’s Android app. The interface is nearly identical … Continue reading

February 7, 2017
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How to view AirPods hardware details, check and update firmware [Video]

Last week, Apple silently updated its completely wireless AirPods earbuds to version 3.5.1. The move came as a surprise to many as Apple hadn’t made it explicitly clear that the AirPods were capable of receiving firmware updates. Nevertheless, read on … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
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Apple releases watchOS 3.1.3 software update for Apple Watch

Apple has released the watchOS 3.1.3 software update for all Apple Watch users. The release notes confirm that the update is focused on bug fixes and performance improvements as suggested by the version number. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac