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iTunes U Collections will move to Apple Podcasts next month
Apple’s iTunes U Collections will move to Apple Podcasts next month with the release of iTunes 12.7. As the company removes iTunes U from the macOS/PC iTunes app, Apple is encouraging users to access and utilize the content from the iOS or Apple TV app.
Apple looks for exceptional engineer with a secret job posting
[Update: Apple has pulled the posting, but it can still be seen below]
A hidden Apple website that hosts a job description and invitation to apply for an important position has recently been discovered. The posting describes a role that should be filled by a “talented engineer” who will develop a critical infrastructure component for the company’s ecosystem.
In this week’s top stories: Apple releases iOS 11 beta 6 and we break down what all is new, McDonald’s teases an iPhone 8 design, we see a new iPhone 8 ‘Home Bar’ and dark mode concept, Apple shares six new iOS 11 videos, Apple Watch Series 3 updates, and more.
Apple expands office space beyond its yet to be filled Apple Park
While some employees have moved into Apple Park, work is still under way on the new campus. Despite Apple Park providing 2.8 million square feet of office space, Apple is continuing to expand its room for employees with construction underway in two new leased buildings in Santa Clara.
Latest Instagram update brings new options to reply with photos and videos
An update today to Instagram adds new ways to reply with photos and videos and also includes the option to send split-screen replies.
9to5Rewards: Colorware custom skins for iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and more
For the last few weeks I’ve been using the Action Band for Apple Watch by X-Doria and it’s the most comfortable sport band I’ve worn to date. With unique design, both familiar and new color options, and a price tag 50% less than Apple’s Sport Band, Action Band is worth your attention.
AAPL performance to decide if Tim Cook will receive $44M bonus later this month
Earlier this year it was reported that Tim Cook’s 2016 pay was cut by $1.5M as Apple missed its revenue and profit goals. Today, Bloomberg reports that Cook’s yearly performance award window is about to close later this month and 280,000 AAPL shares are on the line…
HomePod display specs and RAM details found in pre-release firmware
9to5Rewards: Nomad’s Sport Strap for Apple Watch [Giveaway]
Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video
Apple shared a series of lighthearted animated videos for Earth Day back in April and today the company has released another new video in the same style. This one highlights the company’s efforts with sustainable packaging…
Twitter Q2 results reveal it didn’t add any new users last quarter
Twitter shared its Q2 results today, and while the company saw a slight increase in revenue, the social media service didn’t add any users and its stock is tumbling…
MacPaw acquires The Unarchiver Mac app, will keep it updated & free
Mac app developer MacPaw who develops a number of standalone Mac apps alongside the Setapp app subscription service, today announced that it has acquired The Unarchiver, a free file-extraction utility that has long been popular among Mac users for around 10 years.
TSA announces new security measures for devices ‘larger than a cell phone’
A statement today on TSA’s website announced new security protocol coming to all U.S. airports for how electronic devices will be screened.