Day: March 27, 2018

Twitterrific for iOS and Mac Gains Video Attachments, New Muting and Muffling Features

Popular Twitter client Twitterrific 5 for Mac and iOS received a major update today, introducing features that bring it on par with the official Twitter apps and competing third-party Twitter apps. Starting today, Twitterrific users can attach 140-second or shorter videos to tweets on both iOS and Mac. On iOS, a video can be inserted …

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New Sixth-Generation iPad Priced Lower Than Previous Model in Several Countries

The price of the new sixth-generation iPad didn’t change in the United States compared to the previous fifth-generation model, but prices for the new tablet have been lowered in several other countries around the world. Prior to the launch of the new iPad, rumors had suggested it could be priced as low as $259 in …

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Everything Apple Announced at Today's Educational Event in Under Three Minutes

Apple held its first event of 2018 this morning in Chicago, Illinois, at the Lane Tech College Prep High School. The event’s unusual location was due to the fact that it focused on education, marking Apple’s first education-oriented event since 2012. The main draw of the event was a new low-cost iPad with Apple Pencil …

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Quick Takes: There Will Be iOS 11.4, Apple Watch Trade-Up Program Expands, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays. Today’s edition of Quick Takes focuses on tidbits from Apple’s education-themed event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago today. For …

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eBay Shares Another Spring Savings Coupon With 15% Off Almost Everything Sitewide

eBay this afternoon launched another Spring Savings coupon, which is designed to allow customers to take 15 percent off of almost anything on eBay. The 15 percent off coupon lasts for a few hours only, running from 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, or 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to 11:00 p.m. Eastern …

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Apple Watch Series 4 to Feature Redesign, Longer Battery Life and 15% Larger Display

Apple Watch Series 4 models set to be released this fall will feature a new design and a display that’s 15 percent larger, according to predictions shared by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new note that was sent out to investors this morning (via 9to5Mac). In addition to a new design with larger …

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App Store Experiencing Issues With Customers Unable to Update and Download Content

The App Store for iOS devices appears to be experiencing issues at this time, with many customers unable to access the store to make purchases and install updates to apps. It appears the iTunes Store is also affected. Affected customers are getting a popup message that reads: “The iTunes Store is unable to process purchases …

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FBI Didn't Investigate All Unlocking Options Before Seeking Order for Apple's Help in San Bernardino Case

Back in early 2016, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to pursue all possible solutions to unlock the iPhone 5c owned by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook before demanding Apple’s help accessing the device, reports Reuters. The information was shared today in a report issued by the Department of Justice’s Office of the …

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iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Updated With New Features, Apple Pencil Support on iPad

At today’s education-focused event in Chicago, Apple announced several new features for its suite of iWork apps for Mac and iOS devices, and those updates have now been pushed out in new versions of the apps that are available for download now. All of the iWork apps for iOS, including Keynote, Pages, and Numbers, are …

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New Logitech Crayon is Compatible Only With Sixth-Generation iPad

To go along with the new sixth-generation iPad, Apple announced two accessories designed by Logitech — a $99 Rugged iPad Keyboard Case and a unique $49 Crayon Stylus that shares many characteristics with the Apple Pencil. The Crayon Stylus looks similar to the Apple Pencil, with a slim aluminum body and an Apple Pencil-style tip. …

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Full Video of Apple's Chicago Education Event Now Available on Apple TV

Apple didn’t live stream today’s education-focused event held at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, but the company has made a video available in the Events app of the Apple TV now that it’s over. The video spans an hour and seven minutes, and while Apple mainly focused on educational topics, it does …

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Apple Debuts New iPhone and iPad Cases, Launches New Apple Watch Bands

Following its educational event in Chicago, Apple quietly introduced iPhone and iPad cases in new spring colors and officially launched the Apple Watch bands that were introduced last week. The new iPhone cases, iPad Smart Covers, Apple Pencil covers, and more, are available in bright primary colors, perhaps a nod to the educational focus of …

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AppleCare+ Price Reduced to $69 for 9.7-Inch iPad and iPad Mini Models

Apple today reduced the price of AppleCare+ for 9.7-inch iPad and iPad mini models to $69 in the United States, down from $99. AppleCare+ was previously $99 for any iPad, but that price now applies to iPad Pro models only. The lower $69 price for the iPad and iPad mini has been offered by select …

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New 9.7-Inch iPad Hands-On: 'Very Familiar' Update Benefits From Apple Pencil Support and A10 Fusion Chip

Following the announcement and launch of Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad, a few websites have gotten hands-on time with the tablet and shared their thoughts online this afternoon. The initial consensus appears to be that while the iPad isn’t very surprising in terms of form factor and features, it’s a solid entry-level model that benefits from …

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Apple Updates Clips and GarageBand on iOS With New Educational Features

Apple today updated its Clips and GarageBand apps for iOS with several new educational features and other improvements. GarageBand for iOS Clips has received a wide range of new fonts, colors, layouts, animated labels and stickers, title cards with education-themed designs, and more, all of which provides students and teachers with more creative flexibility to …

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