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Vine to transition from social network to camera app on Jan. 17

01/04/2017, 08:01 pm

Twitter-owned Vine on Wednesday laid out an official timeline for its transition from social video sharing network to dedicated camera app, saying the conversion will take place on Jan. 17.

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Hands-on: LEVLpro measures your fat burning state with one breath, connects to iOS

01/04/2017, 06:01 pm

A new health-focused, iOS-connected device claims to be able to measure a user's fat burning state with just one breath, helping make real-time decisions about diet and exercise to optimize fat loss. AppleInsider went hands on this week at CES and offers a first look.

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iOS-compatible Ring Floodlight Cam features 110 decibel siren, cloud camera recording

01/04/2017, 03:01 pm

Ring, the manufacturer of the connected Video Doorbell, is giving homeowners another way to secure their home. The Ring Floodlight Cam is a combination of a security camera and motion-sensitive outdoor light, which can be used to monitor an area remotely via a mobile app or a computer, alerting users if suspicious activity is detected nearby.

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iOS-connected LEGO Boost will help children learn programming, building

01/04/2017, 01:01 pm

Children will be able to bring their LEGO creations to life with the help of LEGO Boost, a new building and coding set that utilizes bricks with environment sensors, and a connected iOS application.

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iDevices' Instant Switch is a Bluetooth remote for HomeKit compatible appliances

01/04/2017, 12:01 am

Adding to an already impressive ecosystem of connected home devices, iDevices on Tuesday debuted Instant Switch, a wall-mounted Bluetooth controller styled after traditional light switches.

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Apple Pay adds support for 17 new US banks and credit unions

01/03/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple this week expanded support for its quickly growing Apple Pay service with the addition of 17 new U.S. banks and credit unions.

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Apple's Best of 2016 year in review video showcases top apps, movies, music and more

01/03/2017, 04:01 pm

Serving as an accompaniment to its Best of 2016 charts, Apple on Tuesday posted to YouTube a video chronicling last year's most memorable movies, TV shows, apps, music, Beats 1 interviews and more.

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Rumor: Apple to release iOS 10.3 beta with 'Theater mode' in January

12/30/2016, 06:12 pm

A highly questionable rumor on Friday claims Apple is preparing the first beta release of iOS 10.3, thought by some to be an iPad-centric update, in early January with a new device mode called "Theater."

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Review: 'RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic' for iOS is faithful port of '90s title

12/30/2016, 01:12 pm

Attention computer gamers from the '90s and early '00s: Atari has launched its third try with the "RollerCoaster Tycoon" franchise, and AppleInsider will tell you how well the port of the early titles in the series has transferred over to mobile, as well as explore if the game is worth the relatively steep price tag for mobile, or not.

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Twitter debuts live 360-degree video posts powered by Periscope

12/28/2016, 08:12 pm

Adding to a slowly growing set of value-added services, Twitter on Wednesday activated live 360-degree video streaming capabilities through its subsidiary Periscope, an interactive feature that puts viewers in the middle of the action.

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Hands on: Duet Display for iPad brings Touch Bar, Apple Pencil to your extended Mac desktop

12/28/2016, 11:12 am

Accelerated multiple-monitor tool Duet Display now brings the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to an extended screen using an iPad, and optional full Apple Pencil support in macOS. AppleInsider shows you what's been updated in the new version.

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NBC's cash-strapped 'Breaking News' app & social media feeds to shut down this week

12/27/2016, 03:12 pm

NBC is pulling the plug on its Breaking News service that feeds the eponymous iOS app on Dec. 31, and is leaving 9.5 million followers on Twitter in the dark as well.

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App Store trends suggest top Christmas gifts: VR, drones, cameras, Amazon Echo

12/26/2016, 10:12 am

Apps for iPhone-connected accessories are among the most popular downloads and search terms following Christmas, offering some insight into the types of toys that proved to be popular gifts this holiday.

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Five of the best board game conversions for your new iPad or iPhone

12/26/2016, 09:12 am

A niche category of the expanding game market on iOS are board game translations. AppleInsider goes beyond Monopoly and Scrabble and looks into five of the best more advanced board games that benefit from an iOS implementation.

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Leaked documents show breadth of iPhone data accessible by Cellebrite forensic tool

12/22/2016, 10:12 pm

Thanks to the recent encryption debate many smartphone owners are keenly aware of personal data stored on their iPhone, from contacts to calendar entries to photo metadata and more. Newly leaked documents relating to Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite demonstrate how much of that information is available to law enforcement agencies, at least when a device is left unencrypted.

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Apple extends developer deadline to support App Transport Security into 2017

12/21/2016, 09:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday informed developers that it has extended the deadline by which apps submitted to the various App Stores will required to use App Transport Security, a standard introduced in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11.

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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 ceases iOS 10.1 and 10.1.1 code signing with release of iOS 10.2

12/20/2016, 05:12 pm

Following last week's stable release of iOS 10.2, Apple on Tuesday has stopped signing code for iOS 10.1 and iOS 10.1.1, meaning users can no longer downgrade to the older operating system versions.

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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 working to integrate grade crossings in Maps after federal lobby

12/19/2016, 08:12 pm

Citing a recent uptick in accidents at grade crossings, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Monday issued a safety recommendation asking 11 technology and delivery companies, including Apple and Google, to integrate the locations of more than 200,000 such crossings into their respective digital mapping products.

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