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Apple Maps integrates select Amtrak routes, Boston area transit directions

10/19/2015, 07:10 pm

One month after Apple debuted transit directions in its Apple Maps service, the company on Monday added train arrival and departure data for select Amtrak routes, as well as local support for Boston.

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Japan's major architecture, engineering firms going "all iPad" in support of Apple, Inc. iOS enterprise push

10/18/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple's mobile enterprise ambitions are beginning to shift the market in Japan, where large architecture, engineering, construction and operations firms have already moved to standardize on iOS and iPads for their enterprise tablets.

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Ford adds Apple's Siri Eyes Free to legacy vehicles with Sync 3.8 update

10/16/2015, 01:10 pm

Ford has begun updating existing vehicles on the road to support Apple's Siri Eyes Free for iPhone, now available to download on systems running its second-generation Sync infotainment platform.

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Apple introduces Australian market to lower App Store price tiers

10/15/2015, 07:10 pm

Apple on Thursday announced it has extended the App Store's "Alternate Tier" app pricing structure to Australia, adding two low-cost price level options for developers in the country.

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Apple partners with hospitals for new ResearchKit studies on autism, epilepsy, melanoma

10/15/2015, 08:10 am

Some of the world's most renowned medical research facilities are turning to Apple's ResearchKit for iPhone and Apple Watch, it was announced on Thursday, in an effort to help cure autism, epilepsy, and melanoma.

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How to create location based reminders with Siri in iOS 9

10/14/2015, 11:10 pm

With Apple's addition of proactive Siri features in iOS 9, users have an even more intuitive and flexible interface from which to quickly create location based reminders.

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August debuts Apple HomeKit-enabled Smart Lock, Kwikset unveils Kevo Plus Internet-connected bridge

10/14/2015, 08:10 pm

Two major players in the "smart lock" segment introduced new hardware this week with August unveiling a connected doorbell with camera, programmable keypad and a HomeKit-enabled version of its door lock, while Kwikset debuted an Internet gateway for its Kevo Bluetooth lock.

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AT&T's announces NumberSync, a phone number-based version of Apple's Continuity

10/14/2015, 02:10 pm

While Apple's Continuity feature allows users to place calls and texts within its own ecosystem of products, AT&T plans to bring those same capabilities to a range of LTE-capable devices sharing the same phone number, regardless of platform, thanks to a new service called NumberSync.

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Apple posts iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist guide in wake of complaints about excessive data use

10/14/2015, 01:10 pm

A new Apple support document about Wi-Fi Assist attempts to address complaints about the iOS 9 feature, which some user have said can cause monthly cellular data use to grow dramatically.

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Hackers use radio waves to silently control Apple's Siri, Android's Google Now

10/14/2015, 09:10 am

A newly spotlighted hack utilizes an iPhone or Android handset -- with headphones plugged in -- to remotely and silently access the smartphone's built-in voice controls, potentially unbeknownst to the user.

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How to create interactive checklists in Notes for iOS 9

10/12/2015, 09:10 pm

With Notes for iOS 9, Apple packs in a slew of powerful new features like deeper share sheet integration and drawing tools, but one of the most useful additions is the ability to create interactive checklists on the fly.

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Developers, public beta testers receive fifth iOS 9.1 beta

10/12/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple on Monday released the fifth preview of its next iOS point release, making a new beta of iOS 9.1 available to developers and end users enrolled in the iOS public beta program.

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Apple disables iOS News app in China amid censorship concerns

10/10/2015, 07:10 pm

Apple is actively blocking Chinese access to the News app shipped as part of iOS 9, a number of iPhone and iPad users recently reported, a move thought to be motivated by that country's stringent media rules.

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Google enables app indexing with deep linking for Safari in iOS 9

10/09/2015, 05:10 pm

Developers will soon be able to use Google's app indexing feature to surface app content in searches conducted in Safari for iOS 9, as well as Google's native iOS apps, as the company on Friday announced compatibility with Apple's HTTP deep linking standards.

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Apple removes certain content blockers from iOS App Store over security concerns

10/08/2015, 11:10 pm

In a bid to protect users against potential man-in-the-middle attacks, Apple on Thursday confirmed the removal of multiple iOS content blockers, also referred to as ad blockers, that relied on the installation of root certificates to operate.

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DJI launches Osmo, an iPhone-connected 4K steadicam for $650

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

DJI on Thursday unveiled the Osmo, an integrated 4K camera and handheld three-axis stabilizer that connects to Apple's iPhone for even greater control and capabilities.

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iPhone 6s pushes iOS 9 adoption to 57% after 3 weeks of availability

10/07/2015, 05:10 pm

According to Apple's latest statistics, iOS 9 is now installed on 57 percent of all compatible devices accessing the App Store, a 7 percent uptick over the past two weeks.

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Apple releases fourth beta of iOS 9.1, third tvOS beta for new Apple TV

10/06/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a trio of new beta software releases to developers for testing: iOS 9.1 beta 4, tvOS beta 3, and Xcode 7.1 beta 3.

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Porsche selects Apple CarPlay for new 911 models, nixes Google's data-hoarding Android Auto

10/05/2015, 11:10 pm

The latest iterations of Porsche's storied 911 Carrera and Carrera S support Apple CarPlay and CarPlay only, because Android Auto siphons off too much critical vehicle information for Stuttgart's liking.

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Apple adds Boston and Sydney Transit data to Apple Maps

10/05/2015, 08:10 pm

After transit directions made their debut in iOS 9 last month, work continues toward building out support for the new Apple Maps feature, the latest additions being information for areas in Boston, Mass. and Sydney, Australia.

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