Day: January 25, 2018

Apple's Clips App Updated With Chinese New Year Graphics

Apple’s Clips video editing app received a small update this afternoon, introducing new artwork ahead of Chinese New Year on February 16. Today’s update brings a new Apple-designed label and poster for Chinese New Year. The poster, which reads “Gung Hay Fat Choy” (the equivalent to Happy New Year in Cantonese) is accompanied by fireworks …

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Top Five Time-Saving iPhone Tips: Searching Web Pages, Swipe to Delete in Calculator, and More

If you’re looking to cut down on the amount of time you spend performing certain actions on your iPhone, there’s usually a solution hidden in Apple’s mobile operating system. Here are five quick iOS tips that once you start using will make you a lot more time-efficient in the long run. This article assumes you’re …

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Apple Orders New TV Series From 'La La Land' Creator Damien Chazelle

Apple this week signed a straight-to-series order for a drama series from “La La Land” creator Damien Chazelle, according to reports from Variety and The New York Times. Little is known about the series at this time, but Chazelle plans to write and direct each episode of the series, as well as executive produce. Apple …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of watchOS 4.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3 update to developers, just two days after releasing watchOS 4.2.2, a minor update focusing on bug fixes and performance improvements. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple …

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Logic Pro X Gets Massive Update With Smart Tempo, New Plug-Ins, and Hundreds of Loops

Apple today released a major 10.4 update for its professional audio editing software Logic Pro X, introducing a huge list of new features for musicians and sound editors. A new Smart Tempo system is designed to keep multiple tracks in sync regardless of their original tempo, allowing content to be combined together automatically. It lets …

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Apple 'Accelerating' Efforts to Catch Up With Self-Driving Competition, Expands California Fleet to 27 Vehicles

Apple has expanded its California fleet of self-driving vehicles from three registered last April to 27 as of early 2018, according to a new report posted by Bloomberg today and sourced from emails with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Following the first three vehicle registrations, from July 2017 to January 2018 Apple has registered …

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iOS 11.3 Firmware Subtly Hints at iPad With Face ID

Apple is planning to release a next-generation iPad Pro this year with slim bezels and Face ID, like the iPhone X, according to Mark Gurman at Bloomberg News, and evidence of the tablet may have been uncovered in iOS 11.3. iPad Pro with Face ID mockup by Carlos Guerra iHelpBR editor Filipe Espósito has discovered …

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Sonos Announces Limited Time Sale Offering Two 'Sonos One' Speakers for $349

Sonos has announced a limited time sale launching tomorrow, January 26 in the United States and United Kingdom, bundling two of the company’s Sonos One speakers together for $349/£349. Individual Sonos One devices cost $199 in the U.S., so the company’s new sale offers $50 in savings. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Sonos. …

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Nintendo Announces Plans to Shut Down 'Miitomo' Two Years After Launch

Nintendo launched its first iOS mobile game, Miitomo, in March 2016, and this week the company has confirmed it will officially end support for the game on May 9, 2018 (via The Verge). The company posted a notice [Google Translate] on its Japanese website yesterday, warning Miitomo users of its decision to “terminate the service” …

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Twitter 'Taking Cues' From Snapchat and Testing Update That Makes the Camera More Accessible

Twitter is “experimenting” with a new update to its mobile iOS and Android apps that is said to make it easier for users to share videos and photos on the social network. According to people familiar with the matter, speaking with Bloomberg, the update is still in an early testing phase and could “change significantly” …

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HomePod Disables Calendar, Messages, Notes, and Reminder Features When Owner Isn't Home, But Apple Music Account Remains Accessible

Earlier this week Apple announced the official HomePod launch date and revealed more details about the Siri-equipped smart speaker, including a built-in speakerphone feature and support for third-party music app streaming via peer-to-peer AirPlay, both of which anyone in the home can use. However, Apple has yet to adequately clarify the extent of its multi-user …

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Apple Working on Redesigned Books App With 'Simpler' Interface and Overhauled Store

After changing the iBooks app to simply be called “Books” in the iOS 11.3 beta that released to developers yesterday, a new report out today by Mark Gurman at Bloomberg states that Apple is preparing to revamp the internals of the iPhone and iPad app as well. In an update coming in the next few …

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