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Search for seemingly anything in Photos for iOS and Mac thanks to Apple's object recognition

05/11/2017, 09:05 am

Apple's Photos apps for both iOS and macOS feature advanced object recognition technology, identifying items with great specificity and surprising accuracy, from common scenic queries like "beaches" to something as specific as "avocados."

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Install the AT&T 'Call Protect' app on your iPhone to cut way back on spam calls

05/10/2017, 01:05 pm

If you've had an iPhone for a very long time, there is a pretty decent chance that you're also still on AT&T -- and you get battered with spam phone calls. AT&T has an app to help deal with that, and AppleInsider has taken a look at it.

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Apple Support app users can now schedule repairs with authorized service providers

05/09/2017, 09:05 pm

Apple in an update to its official Apple Support app for iOS on Tuesday activated a new feature that allows users to schedule repair appointments at participating Apple Authorized Service Providers.

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Delivery.com removes Apple Pay as payment option for laundry services

05/06/2017, 01:05 am

Popular on-demand delivery services platform delivery.com on Friday notified users that it no longer accepts Apple Pay for laundry orders, saying the payment option was removed for problems outside the company's control.

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Apple's Clips video app updated with Live Title editing, other improvements

05/03/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple updated its new Clips video editing app on Wednesday, bringing a few user interface improvements like easier Live Title editing and automated sharing suggestions to the social media sharing tool.

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Apple Pay adds support for 21 U.S. banks, HSBC in Australia

05/02/2017, 11:05 pm

Overshadowed by Apple's earnings call for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple Pay on Tuesday officially added support for 21 new U.S. financial institutions, as well as HSBC for Australian customers.

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Apple's 'iOS 11' Music app to put more focus on Apple Music video content

04/27/2017, 09:04 am

When Apple releases "iOS 11" later this year, one of its features will allegedly be a new Music app that "better showcases video" -- specifically, video hosted on Apple Music.

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Apple Maps expands into Middle East with Traffic for Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

04/24/2017, 11:04 pm

Apple in a recent update to Maps activated Traffic data for two Middle Eastern countries, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, though it appears only major metropolitan areas are supported at this time.

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Google Photos now streams photos, video to Apple TV via AirPlay

04/24/2017, 08:04 pm

Google on Monday updated its Google Photos app for iOS with integrated AirPlay support, meaning users can stream photos and video to the big screen with Apple TV.

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Apple seeds fourth developer betas of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2 & tvOS 10.2.1

04/24/2017, 01:04 pm

Apple on Monday seeded fourth betas of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1 to developers, paving the way for Apple's next round of maintenance updates.

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After tricking govt regulators, Uber got caught breaking Apple's iOS App Store rules

04/23/2017, 03:04 pm

In 2014, Uber was discovered to be blocking authorities from seeing its cars in order to evade regulations or bans in a series of locations including Paris, Las Vegas, China and South Korea. The next year, Apple found out Uber was also flouting its iOS developer rules to identify users' devices by hardware ID--and nearly got kicked out of the App Store over it.

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Plastc goes the way of Coin as Apple Pay takes the lead in digital payments

04/20/2017, 11:04 pm

The digital wallet race just lost another contestant, with Plastc Card entering bankruptcy and announcing to investors that it will shut down without ever delivering the digital payment card. Plastc joins Coin--which threw in the towel in February--in the electronic money pit that Apple has avoided with Apple Pay.

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Apple to expand Search Ads to three international markets, debuts new management tools

04/19/2017, 06:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced Search Ads will arrive in three new countries on April 25, the service's first expansion since a launch in September, and introduced a few ad management tools to streamline the process for developers.

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Cartoon Network adds support for Apple's iOS 10.1 TV app, Siri Universal Search

04/19/2017, 03:04 pm

The new TV app Apple introduced last fall as a central, Siri-searchable library of videos from various apps has now signed on Cartoon Network. Its content now supports Universal Search, single sign-on and recommendations on iPhone, iPad and 4th generation Apple TV.

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Pornhub launches TrickPics for iOS, an AR photo filter for censoring nude selfies

04/18/2017, 11:04 am

Though its listing on the App Store is decidedly vague, a new app dubbed TrickPics is actually the creation of pornography streaming site Pornhub, allowing users to censor nude photographs on their iPhone with augmented reality.

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Google Maps for iOS gets Directions widget, location sharing via iMessage app

04/17/2017, 06:04 pm

Google on Monday updated its Google Maps iOS app with a new lock screen widget bearing turn-by-turn directions, as well as iMessage integration for the mapping service's newly released location sharing feature.

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One Apple GPU, one giant leap in graphics for iPhone 8

04/17/2017, 02:04 am

Apple is building its own GPU architecture, but why? Rather than being motivated by simple cost savings, evidence points to the timing of a significant technical leap forward that could be as big of an advance as iOS was ten years ago.

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Apple's Mac, iPad dodge an ugly new NSA hacker bomb targeting majority of Windows PCs globally

04/14/2017, 07:04 pm

A series of previously unknown Windows hacking tools used by the U.S. National Security Agency has been leaked, enabling "zero day" exploits to be used against millions of Windows PCs to deface websites, lock up systems to demand a ransom payment or to steal emails and other data.

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Apple quietly patched iPhone vulnerability allowing unauthorized collection of sensor data [u]

04/12/2017, 12:04 pm

Apple in 2016 issued a fix for a website-based iOS exploit that could've allowed hackers to collect sensor data from iPhones, and potentially learn many things about their targets -- even their passcodes, researchers revealed this week. [Updated with Apple clarification]

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Apple updates TestFlight to enable testing of multiple app builds, 90-day beta periods

04/12/2017, 10:04 am

Developers will get more control over the testing of iOS apps, courtesy of an update to TestFlight that allows multiple builds of an app to be tested out simultaneously, as well as providing improvements to the way external app testers are managed, and extending the beta period time to 90 days.

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