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Apple updates German and Italian Apple Pay support pages ahead of rumored launch

02/20/2017, 06:02 pm

Apple recently added complete translations and custom explainer graphics to Apple Pay support documents on its regional websites in German and Italy, suggesting the payments service might soon launch in those countries.

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Apple's Siri gets 'LEGO Batman Movie' tie-in with custom Bat-phrases

02/14/2017, 08:02 pm

In a rare promotional tie-in, Apple has quietly updated its Siri virtual assistant with a series of comedic phrases that relate to the recently released "LEGO Batman Movie" from Warner Brothers.

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Mac malware discovered in Microsoft Word document with auto-running macro

02/09/2017, 10:02 am

A second example of malware targeting macOS users has surfaced this week, with the discovery of a Word document that attempts to use an automatically-running macro, one that tries to download a hazardous payload to infect the target Mac.

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Apple issues second macOS 10.12.4 Sierra beta for public testers

02/08/2017, 06:02 pm

Nearly two weeks after releasing an initial public beta version of its upcoming macOS 10.12.4 update, Apple on Wednesday pushed out a second test version of the operating system to Public Beta Program members.

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The easy guide to switching from Windows to Mac

02/05/2017, 05:02 am

Long-term Windows users looking to dip their toe into the Mac ecosystem for the first time typically stick to applications they are familiar with on PC, but there is a wealth of other software that can do the job for the more ambitious switcher.

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First look: Night Shift mode comes to Mac in latest macOS Sierra beta

01/26/2017, 12:01 am

As rumored, Apple included a new Night Shift mode -- borrowed from iOS -- in the recently released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta, promising a low blue light viewing experience for nighttime computer work. Check out what the feature looks like and how to activate it in AppleInsider's latest video installment.

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Apple allowing developers to respond to user reviews in App Stores with iOS 10.3, more improvements coming

01/24/2017, 02:01 pm

As part of feedback collected by Apple, when iOS 10.3 ships to customers the company is adding the ability for an app's developer to respond to complaints or praise, with the response available for all to see in the App Store -- and more improvements for developers are coming.

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New macOS 10.12.3 update implements MacBook Pro GPU fix, rectifies Safari battery drain

01/23/2017, 01:01 pm

In conjunction with iOS, tvOS, and watchOS updates, Apple has also released the 10.12.3 update to macOS Sierra, bringing GPU driver updates to the 2016 MacBook Pro, and a fix for PDF corruption.

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'Fruitfly' malware patched by Apple relies on 'ancient' Mac system calls

01/18/2017, 02:01 pm

Newly-patched Mac malware relies on some antiquated code predating the OS X era, but has been used in some previous real-world attacks on biomedical research groups, according to a prominent security software maker.

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Astropad Studio promises to turn iPad Pro with Apple Pencil into high-end graphics tablet

01/11/2017, 02:01 pm

Astropad on Wednesday launched Astropad Studio, a new edition of its second-screen app for the iPad, geared towards making an iPad Pro suitable as a professional drawing tablet.

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Disk Drill 3 brings file recovery tools to Mac hard drives

12/28/2016, 03:12 pm

If you don't have a good backup of your Mac, and as a result have lost something important, Disk Drill 3 aims to restore what's gone and try to protect you against future problems. AppleInsider offers a closer look.

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ChronoSync 4.7.1 adds cloud services and smart scanning to automated back up app

12/26/2016, 07:12 am

New features make stand-alone backup app ChronoSync easier and quicker to use -- AppleInsider sees if it can add to, or replace, Apple's Time Machine.

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Apple brings second iOS 10.2.1 & macOS 10.12.3 betas to public testers

12/21/2016, 03:12 pm

Following up on Tuesday's developer seeds, Apple on Wednesday released second betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS 10.12.3 to the public.

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Apple seeds second betas of iOS 10.2.1 & macOS 10.12.3 to developers

12/20/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released second betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS 10.12.3 to the developer community, continuing to leave many of the changes made a mystery.

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Apple posts first macOS Sierra 10.12.3, iOS 10.2.1, tvOS 10.1.1 betas for developer testing

12/14/2016, 01:12 pm

Wasting no time, Apple has posted the first developer-only betas of macOS 10.12.3, iOS 10.2, and tvOS 10.1.1 just a day after releasing 10.12.2.

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Readdle's popular iOS email client Spark arrives on the Mac App Store

11/30/2016, 03:11 pm

Previously available for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Readdle's hit email client Spark launched on macOS on Wednesday, and is now available as a free download from the Mac App Store.

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How to reopen tabs in Safari for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

11/27/2016, 06:11 pm

Whether you closed one by accident or simply remembered something else you wanted to look at, reopening a closed tab is an essential task in any modern Web browser. Here's how to do it in Safari for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra.

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Apple picks top apps with Touch Bar support for new MacBook Pro

11/14/2016, 10:11 pm

Timed to coincide with deliveries of its new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple on Monday posted a special Mac App Store section dedicated to apps enhanced to support the laptop's Touch Bar, a unique feature that debuted with this year's release.

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Apple seeds third developer betas of iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2 & tvOS 10.1

11/14/2016, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday issued a third developer betas of iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2, and tvOS 10.1, as well as a second beta of Xcode 8.2.

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Apple issues second public beta of macOS 10.12.2

11/09/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a second public beta of macOS 10.12.2, refining the update's fixes and features for people wanting the earliest possible access.

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