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Thursday, October 17, 2019

EditorialEditorial: Does Apple have the mettle to fight for Mac success in the Pro market?

Editorial: Does Apple have the mettle to fight for Mac success in the Pro market?

Over the last two decades, Apple has largely pursued a strategy centered on "affordable luxury" personal devices, starting with iPod, blooming into iPhone and iPad, and now taking over in wearables. Mac Pro seems to be a wild departure.

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Early access 'Minecraft Earth' for iOS opens in Iceland and New Zealand

Early access 'Minecraft Earth' for iOS opens in Iceland and New Zealand

'Minecraft Earth,' the iOS game bringing the popular block-based open-world building title to the real world, is now available to play in early access, with the rollout of the game starting in New Zealand and Iceland.

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Apple releases second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1

Apple releases second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.1

Apple is now on its second try for the macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta, with developers able to download the second build of the operating system update to their Mac or MacBook for testing.

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TipsHow to keep your home's air clean and odor-free with HomeKit

How to keep your home's air clean and odor-free with HomeKit

Poor air quality in your home can stink up the joint or exacerbate allergies — and it can be hard to tell at a glance when its a problem. But, HomeKit peripherals can keep your home's air clean with minimal aggravation, and it won't cost as much as you think.

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Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna Display 4.0

Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna Display 4.0

You can now extend or mirror your main Mac's screen onto a second Mac as easily as you can with Sidecar and an iPad with Luna Display 4.0.

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ExclusiveApple Pro deals: Save up to $790 on MacBook Pros, iPad Pros & iMacs with AppleCare

Apple Pro deals: Save up to $790 on MacBook Pros, iPad Pros & iMacs with AppleCare

B&H is offering AI readers exclusive discounts on Apple's powerful line of Pro laptops, desktops and tablets for a limited time only. Save up to $790 instantly on high-end MacBook Pros, iPad Pros and iMacs with AppleCare — delivering the lowest prices on many complete solutions that are great for both business and home users, as well as college students.

New Apple TV+ 'Dickinson' trailer highlights poet's societal struggle

New Apple TV+ 'Dickinson' trailer highlights poet's societal struggle

Apple is continuing to promote 'Dickinson,' one of the shows that will be available at the launch of Apple TV+ in November, with the latest 'Immortality' trailer highlighting the struggles of the poet's fight for equality alongside men.

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Apple Watch Series 4 drops to $329; $300-$400 off 12-inch MacBooks; $199 HomePods

Apple Watch Series 4 drops to $329; $300-$400 off 12-inch MacBooks; $199 HomePods

Amazon is currently delivering the lowest prices on many Apple Watch Series 4 models, with discounts of up to $160 off and prices as low as $329. Meanwhile, Adorama has limited stock remaining of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, with discounts of up to $400 off ahead of Black Friday. HomePods are also on sale for $199 at MacSales.

AirDrop & device tracking only the beginning of Ultra Wideband in the iPhone

AirDrop & device tracking only the beginning of Ultra Wideband in the iPhone

Apple's use of Ultra Wideband with the U1 chip in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro could go beyond AirDrop and could be used to determine the orientation and motion of a device.

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VideoReview: Master & Dynamic MW07 Go bring premium audio to the gym

Review: Master & Dynamic MW07 Go bring premium audio to the gym

The MW07 Go true wireless headphones from Master and Dynamic brings premium audio to the gym with stylish design and impressive internals.

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Samsung admits a screen protector defeats Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor

Samsung admits a screen protector defeats Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor

Following a British newspaper account of a woman discovering anyone could unlock her Galaxy S10 since she added a screen protector, Samsung is promising a software patch.

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Interbrand names Apple as top brand for seventh year running

Interbrand names Apple as top brand for seventh year running

Citing Apple's move to create an ecosystem using products and services, Interbrand assigned a 'brand value' of $234.2 billion, an increase of 9% on last year.

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Adobe refutes reports that Photoshop for iPad is 'rudimentary'

Adobe refutes reports that Photoshop for iPad is 'rudimentary'

Photoshop for iPad is still expected before the end of this year, but beta testers are complaining that it is lacking. Adobe says the beta doesn't include many features that will be in the shipping version, and that the company plans to continuously develop the app.

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Apple proposes how to steady what's on an iPhone screen when the user's hands are shaking

Apple proposes how to steady what's on an iPhone screen when the user's hands are shaking

Mobile device users who have trouble holding an iPhone steadily could be assisted by the smartphone to view images and other content, by compensating for hand movements to keep what is being viewed steady and in one place regardless of the motion.

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Apple A13 supplier TSMC reports stronger than expected smartphone demand

Apple A13 supplier TSMC reports stronger than expected smartphone demand

The maker of Apple-designed A13 chip, TSMC, reports smartphone demand that is stronger than expected, and is investing up to $5 billion extra ahead of its new forecasts about 5G models.

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Apple looking at Face ID laser tech to improve iPad & iPhone typing

Apple looking at Face ID laser tech to improve iPad & iPhone typing

Displays in a future iPad or iPhone could use lasers to detect touch, with the employment of VCSEL sensors and other technologies potentially monitoring the deflection of the screen to determine levels of 3D touch or to provide a more improved typing experience.

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Arlo Video Doorbell launches with large field of view, but no HomeKit

Arlo Video Doorbell launches with large field of view, but no HomeKit

Smart home purveyor Arlo has announced the new Arlo Video Doorbell with a wide vertical field of view — but unfortunately no HomeKit integration.

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VideoReview: Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus — The best true wireless headphones, but better

Review: Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus — The best true wireless headphones, but better

Master & Dynamic blew us away with the MW07 and after testing the new MW07 Plus true wireless headphones for a week, we're hooked.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

These are the best Apple deals you can find at Amazon right now

These are the best Apple deals you can find at Amazon right now

Pre-Black Friday Apple deals are in effect at Amazon, with markdowns on iPads, AirPods, Apple Watch devices and much more. We've rounded up the best bargains on Apple's latest hardware, delivering hundreds of dollars in savings.

Apple hit with new iPhone throttling class action in California

Apple hit with new iPhone throttling class action in California

A fresh class action lawsuit lodged in California seeks to bring Apple to task for quietly building iPhone-throttling battery management tools into previous versions of its iOS operating system, an action that allegedly hindered and interfered with device performance.

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Netflix says Apple TV+, others to accelerate transition away from traditional TV

Netflix says Apple TV+, others to accelerate transition away from traditional TV

Netflix in a letter to investors released on Wednesday said new entrants into the streaming space, including Apple TV+, will help accelerate what it believes to be an inevitable shift away from traditional linear television.

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Half of all compatible iPhones now run iOS 13, iPadOS adoption hits 33%

Half of all compatible iPhones now run iOS 13, iPadOS adoption hits 33%

Apple on Wednesday offered its first peek at iOS 13 install rates, noting the current-generation operating system is now installed on 50% of compatible iPhones.

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Apple Black Friday 2019: where to find the best deals on Macs, iPads, Apple Watches, AirPods

Apple Black Friday 2019: where to find the best deals on Macs, iPads, Apple Watches, AirPods

As Black Friday 2019 approaches, we're taking a look at where and when to find the best Apple deals, including what to expect from Apple itself, as well as third-party retailers, to get you ready for the big shopping event on Nov. 29.

FCC approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger

FCC approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger

The Federal Communications Commission has given the green light for the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, with Wednesday's vote of approval for the joining of the two companies being one of the last hurdles needed to be cleared for the transaction to proceed.

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VideoiPhone 11 versus Galaxy S10e — Benchmark and hands on comparison

iPhone 11 versus Galaxy S10e — Benchmark and hands on comparison

The popular iPhone 11 and the Galaxy S10e overlap similar markets and price points. AppleInsider breaks down the differences.

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Apple website, Apple Music, developer services suffered from 38-minute outage [u]

Apple website, Apple Music, developer services suffered from 38-minute outage [u]

A number of Apple's online services briefly went offline, with websites and online tools inaccessible and services like Apple Music encountering errors when trying to stream songs.

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Apple releases third developer betas of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, tvOS 13.2 & fourth watchOS 6.1 build [u]

Apple releases third developer betas of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, tvOS 13.2 & fourth watchOS 6.1 build [u]

Apple has moved on to its third set of betas for iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2, along with the fourth beta build of watchOS 6.1, with developers able to install the new builds for testing.

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Apple warns developers of upcoming App Store Connect outage

Apple warns developers of upcoming App Store Connect outage

Apple has alerted developers to an upcoming maintenance period for the Apple Store's tools and services, with access to App Store Connect and the Developer ID notary service set to be unavailable for up to eight hours on Sunday.

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FeatureAll the TV shows Apple has in the works for Apple TV+

All the TV shows Apple has in the works for Apple TV+

Apple announced Apple TV+ at a special event in March, introducing the world to a slate of upcoming original shows that will made available later this year. AppleInsider has been keeping track of everything the company is said to be producing, updated on Oct. 16 with news of A24's adaptation of "The Sky is Everywhere."

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FeatureApple's iPhone 11 Pro Max versus the Pixel 4 XL compared

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max versus the Pixel 4 XL compared

Tuesday's launch of the Google Pixel 4 XL revealed the search giant's vision of a flagship smartphone, but how does it compare against the Apple equivalent, the iPhone 11 Pro Max? AppleInsider runs the numbers.

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Apple Pay under scrutiny by EU for possible anti-competitive payment practices

Apple Pay under scrutiny by EU for possible anti-competitive payment practices

European Union antitrust investigators have begun asking payment companies for feedback on Apple Pay, potentially signaling the launch of an investigation into anti-competitive practices.

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Some Apple, FaceBook, Amazon, Google documents for US antitrust probe submitted

Some Apple, FaceBook, Amazon, Google documents for US antitrust probe submitted

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has confirmed that Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook have all started sending data for examination — but not everything that has been requested yet.

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Three episodes of AppleTV+ 'For All Mankind' coming on November 1

Three episodes of AppleTV+ 'For All Mankind' coming on November 1

Apple debuted the alt-history drama "For All Mankind" on Tuesday night, and shared a few details about what to expect when AppleTV+ launches on November 1.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Riot Games to launch 'League of Legends: Wild Rift,' 'Teamfight Tactics,' more on mobile in 2020

Riot Games to launch 'League of Legends: Wild Rift,' 'Teamfight Tactics,' more on mobile in 2020

Game studio Riot Games on Tuesday announced a mobile offshoot of its popular PC title "League of Legends" will debut in 2020, with the firm promising a full "League" experience in shorter sessions suited for on-the-go play.

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Apple renews four Apple TV+ shows for second seasons

Apple renews four Apple TV+ shows for second seasons

Apple is quickly padding out its longterm Apple TV+ slate with multi-season series, according to a report on Tuesday that says the tech giant has renewed four shows currently scheduled to debut on or shortly after the service's go-live date on Nov. 1.

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Apple, Facebook reportedly vie for choice NYC office space

Apple, Facebook reportedly vie for choice NYC office space

Apple and Facebook are reportedly fighting for a chance to lease four floors of an iconic Manhattan post office that is currently undergoing renovations for office use.

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Apple simplifies developer content uploads with Transporter app for Mac

Apple simplifies developer content uploads with Transporter app for Mac

Apple on Tuesday released on the Mac App Store a revamped version of its Transporter developer tool for macOS, delivering an easier method of transferring a variety of content types to the company for final consumption on one of its online stores.

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NBC extends exclusive ad sales contract with Apple, to expand to Apple Stocks

NBC extends exclusive ad sales contract with Apple, to expand to Apple Stocks

NBCUniversal plans to build on an exclusive ad sales partnership with Apple after seeing substantial growth from Apple News, with the company set to extend the business into Apple's Stocks app upon contract renewal.

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TipsHow to select, copy, and paste text in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

How to select, copy, and paste text in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Apple has improved the ways you can quickly select, copy, and paste text, but the new gestures take some learning — especially if you regularly used the previous ones.

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