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Apple Music's New Curated Playlist 'My Chill Mix' Begins Appearing for Some Subscribers

Over the past few days, some Apple Music subscribers have noticed the appearance of a new playlist in the "For You" tab of the music streaming app, called "My Chill Mix." Redditor Elliotblyth posted about the playlist recently, noting that their iPad remains on iOS 10 and that they have not yet …

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Sharing an iPhone screenshot is about to get way better with iOS 11

Apple’s iOS 11 public beta begins today, and it brings with it a huge number of improvements and changes. While there are UI tweaks, feature additions, drag and drop, and lots of improvements for the iPad, a change to the way screenshots work might seem bigger. Like many people, I use screenshots …

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Tim Cook meets with Indian prime minister as Apple seeks permission to open retail stores

Now that local iPhone production is underway in India, with the first ‘Assembled in India’ iPhones on sale, Apple will be hoping that it has shown it can meet the required conditions to open its own retail stores in the country. Apple products are currently sold only through third-party authorised …

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How to force quit apps on the Apple Watch

How do you force an Apple Watch app to quit and restart? Here's the button combo!You can kill any Apple Watch app at any time by force quitting it. …

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How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

How do I use Windows 10 on a Mac?If you're looking to install Windows on your Mac, Boot Camp is the best way to go. Whether it's for a great gaming …

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12 hidden iOS gestures worth knowing

Be a more efficient iPhone user with these secret taps and swipes.<p>With the amount of time you likely spend tapping and swiping on your iPhone, I have a dozen gestures that can amount to tremendous time savings. You may know some of these, but others could be hiding in plain sight.<p>Keep reading for …

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iOS 11's best features for iPhone and iPad

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You can now download iOS 11’s public beta

Download at your own risk<p>For those looking to test out the upcoming iOS 11 update, you’ll now be able to download the public beta version of the software from Apple’s website. Announced earlier this month during WWDC, iOS 11 comes with your standard tweaks and refinements, but also a huge focus on …

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Apple acquires SMI eye-tracking company

In a move that is sure to stoke rumors about Apple’s future work in augmented and virtual reality technologies, Apple has acquired SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), an eye-tracking firm, MacRumors reports.<p>The German company, which was founded in 1991, has done significant work in eye-tracking …

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How-To: Install iOS 11 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

As we just noted, the iOS 11 public beta has been released for anyone who is interested in trying iOS 11 before it is officially released later this fall. That means that you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 11, as the public beta process affords a …

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PSA: Don't install the iOS 11 beta on your primary device

As tempting as it may be to install Apple's latest software, it's not the best idea to do so on your main device. Here's why.<p>Apple on Monday opened testing of iOS 11 to the general public. (Read our first impressions on how it changes the iPhone and the iPad.) Signing up and installing the beta …

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Former Apple Engineer Opens up About the Future of Factory Automation

Despite the awe-inspiring rate at which the technology and consumer electronics industries have grown and adapted over the years, the vast majority …

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Apple & Tim Cook celebrate #Pride2017 in cities around the world

As it has done in past years, Apple this week celebrated Pride 2017 in a handful of cities around the world, participating in parades in San Francisco, New York City, and Toronto. Tim Cook also commemorated the parades with a tweet….<p>Apple handed out t-shirts with a rainbow Apple logo to those who …

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Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s

Google's Tango is about the future whereas Apple's ARKit is about the present<p>Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things that others have been doing for years. That complaint is not without merit, however Apple can lay claim to <i>transforming</i> existing things into mainstream …

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Drone footage shows the nearly-completed Apple Park campus in all its glory

Apple is the biggest, most profitable tech company on Earth, so it makes sense that it’d have the most awe-inspiring headquarters on the planet, too. …

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Video shows off over 25 new features and changes in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta

Apple’s new iOS 11 software might not look like a huge update at first glance, but we can assure you that it is. The company has included thousands …

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Switching to Grayscale Is the Perfect iPhone Trick to Combat Distraction

A ten-second trick to save your attention span<p>If your love–hate relationship with your iPhone is more on the hate side, having morphed from curious fascination into all encompassing obsession, well, join the club.<p>We all spend too much time engrossed in our phones, idly unlocking them only to be …

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The iPhone 8 could have more than one game-changing feature

With the iPhone 8 reveal (fingers crossed) just three months away, it’s no secret that most people are excited about the device’s rumored …

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Latest iPhone 8 dummy images further corroborate glass back, in-screen Touch ID, more

The iPhone 8 leaks continue this weekend with images emerging of yet another dummy unit. Shared on Twitter by leaker Onleaks, the dummy model corroborates much of what we’ve seen many times in the past related to the iPhone 8’s design, including a glass back, vertical dual-camera design, and …

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New Apple Park drone footage shows more landscaping, lights on in Steve Jobs Theater

A newly-published video shows that while construction and landscaping work is at an advanced stage at Apple Park, it remains underway, particularly …

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Latest satellite footage shows progress of Apple Park construction over last two years

Apple has been hard at work on its new Apple Park headquarters for several time, recently starting to put the final touches on the campus. Now, satellite imaging company Planet Labs has shared new overhead footage of the spaceship construction progress over the last two years, condensing the …

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Report: iMac Pro may offer server-grade Intel ‘Purley’ processors with ARM coprocessor

Apple teased its new utlra-powerful iMac Pro earlier this month at WWDC, offering some baseline specs for the machine and saying it would be released in December for $4999. Now, the blog Pike’s Universum claims to have some additional details regarding the iMac Pro’s power…<p>The site claims that the …

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3 common iPhone battery problems and how to fix them

Sudden shutdowns got you down? Battery life next to nil? iPhone feels like it's on fire while charging? I've got fixes.<p>Is your iPhone slowing down with age? Or, in the case of its battery life, speeding up? One of the first signs of age on an iPhone is the battery not holding a charge as long as it …

iMac Pro may pack server-grade Intel processor

Full details on the new iMac Pro still haven’t be unveiled by Apple even though it showed the machine off at WWDC 2017, but according to a new report, Apple’s desktop beast may pack a surprising server-grade processor from Intel to make it unbelievably fast.<p>After digging through source code in …

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Apple hiring Apple Park Visitor Center staff ahead of official opening

Apple Park is getting closer to an official opening as the company begins hiring staff for the visitor center that will include an Apple Store and, for the first time, a cafe that’s also open to the public.<p>Apple announced back in February that it would begin moving in employees to its new Apple …

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Apple Pay loyalty card support coming to Quiznos, Smashburger, and more restaurants

Apple Pay lets you make purchases in stores with your iPhone or Apple Watch with security and convenience, and select retailers like Walgreens also support Apple Pay-based reward cards. Soon even more loyalty cards will be supported through Apple Pay in Apple’s Wallet app thanks to Punchh’s …

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Apple drops new betas for iOS 10 and tvOS 10

Hot on the heels of Apple’s latest big batch of beta builds, the company has seeded two more updates to developers this morning, bringing new a bunch of bug fixes and performance improvements to iOS 10 and tvOS 10.<p>The fourth beta builds of iOS 10.3.3 and tvOS 10.2.2 can now be downloaded by …

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