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December 15, 2017

Update to popular RAW camera app Halide includes 4x faster capture, 3D Touch support, more

A new version of the popular photography app, Halide, has been released today. Halide version 1.6 is a speed-centric update that contains a lot of improvements including support for the iPhone X’s 5.8-inch screen and much more.

Apple announced today via its YouTube channel that it is bringing more original live music video content to Apple Music. Musician centered documentaries and concert films have become an Apple Music staple and Noel Gallagher is the latest artist to join the ever-growing list of featured artists. expand full story

December 12, 2017

Today on its official blog, Twitter announced its latest feature, Threads. Tweetstorms (long threads of multiple tweets) have long been apart of Twitter’s DNA, allowing users to tell extended stories or go on rants. Now, with the Threads feature, Twitter has made it much easier to share and read extended tweets.

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December 7, 2017

Apple’s iPhone has once again topped the most used camera list for the popular photo sharing website, Flickr. And not just smartphone cameras. All cameras. This comes as no surprise as Apple has long been the reigning champion of the most used camera in the world. expand full story

December 5, 2017

Last year’s search ads changed the way Apple’s App Store functioned in a fundamental way by surfacing promoted (and sometimes irrelevant) apps into search results. With the latest update to the program, developers have a new way to pay for app promotion, the ability to pay for installs.

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Instagram today announced two new features and both of them have to do with the Stories. Stories are small video clips that stick around for 24 hours and then disappear to the aether. With the latest update though, you can store those memories forever.

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December 1, 2017

Apple will stop accepting 32-bit Mac apps starting January 1, 2018

Apple’s Developer site has today shared a reminder that starting January 1st, 2018 32-bit Mac apps will no longer be accepted.

Craig Federighi says multi-user Face ID support is not on Apple’s roadmap

A month ago, we commented on the fact that Face ID seemed like a step backwards from Touch ID when it comes to multi-user support. Now, new comments from Craig Federighi suggest that multi-user access was never even intended for Touch ID.

November 29, 2017

Now that Apple has released the iPhone X, there are currently eight different iPhone models in the lineup. These include the SE, 6s and 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus, 8 and 8 Plus, and now the iPhone X. How does Apple intend to make sense of this if there are another three, possibly four, iPhones coming out next year? Here’s my proposal.

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November 24, 2017

When Apple decided to drop USB for USB-C I was actually excited about it, contrary to most people’s reactions. Thankfully there are many companies like 23Devices making solid products to help us be more productive with the tools we have.

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November 21, 2017

For those who don’t know me very well, I am an unapologetic Nintendo fanboy. Almost everything they produce is a masterpiece to me. I was even a fan of the poorly-received Wii U and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild might be the best video game I’ve ever played. So what’s my take on Nintendo’s newly released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS so far? It’s only been out for a few hours (one day sooner than expected) and it’s already great although there are a few key downsides to expect.

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November 20, 2017

For those of us who do a large amount of writing whether for a living or just for fun, there are a few different apps to choose from. As of today, one of the top choices is getting even better with a huge update. Welcome to Scrivener 3.

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November 15, 2017

Sprint and Hulu partner to give unlimited access to Hulu streaming service

Sprint announced today a partnership with Hulu to give customers unlimited access to Hulu’s Limited Commercial plan. This plan allows for both new and existing customers to stream all the movies and television shows straight to their mobile devices.

November 13, 2017

$130 billion isn’t enough for Broadcom to take over Qualcomm

A week ago we reported that chipmaker Broadcom had offered to buy rival chipmaker and Apple supplier, Qualcomm for $130 billion. According to a press release from Qualcomm, its board of directors unanimously vetoed the purchase.

November 10, 2017

iPhone X jailbreak demoed on iOS 11.1.1, but release uncertain [Video]

For many people, using the stock iPhone with regular old iOS 11 is like living in a cage. For those who prefer the iOS platform, but despise the restrictions placed on you, there is a new hope. Our first demo of a jailbreak on a current iOS build has revealed itself.

November 9, 2017

At an event in San Jose today, Qualcomm Technologies company, partnered with T-Mobile, demonstrated their latest step in the evolution of LTE. T-Mobile announced that LTE Advanced, which is the newest generation, and supported by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Gigabit LTE modems, is now live in 430 markets.

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November 8, 2017

[Update: we do have confirmation from Niantic this game is currently in development.]

Niantic is now famous for one of the highest grossing mobile games of all time with Pokémon GO. But what is next for the developer? Niantic seems to have set its sights on yet another enormous fan base with plans for a Harry Potter mobile augmented reality game.

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November 6, 2017

Want to order a burrito as fast as your iPhone X? Now you can

As more apps update for the display shape and size of the iPhone X, we’ll continue to see neat uses of the space. Chipotle has done just that with its latest update. Actually it’s not even an update; it’s a complete overhaul.

Displaymate released its study of the iPhone X display earlier today and the results are impressive to say the least. If you recall, last year’s iPhone 7 had a record high in display performance. However, the iPhone X is here to take the crown.

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Since the launch of the iPhone X on Friday, there have been an abundance of overdubs using one of Apple’s  newest features, Animoji. With the facial mapping software that Apple has included in the new iMessage app, people are finding hilarious and creative ways to insert these Animoji into everything from music to movies.

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