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Xcode Server with Xcode 10

Originally published on XCBlog here<p>Xcode Server is a continuous integration service launched by Apple a few years back. In the previous post about …

iOS Programming

Apple’s 27-inch 5K Retina iMac gets $250 discount at B&H (Tax NY/NJ only)

Earlier this week during the Prime Day madness, we told you about B&H’s mega Apple event. Those offers are still available but we wanted to highlight one particular deal. You can pick up Apple’s 27-inch Retina 5K iMac 3.4GHz/8GB/1TB for <b>$1,549 shipped</b>. B&H does not charge tax for customers outside …

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Apple purges 'Doorbell' category from HomeKit accessories page

Apple has quietly removed the entire "Doorbell" category from its roster of current and future HomeKit accessories, suggesting that once-promised …

Apple

Wemo Mini Smart Plug Gains HomeKit Support Through Software Update

Belkin's Wemo Mini smart plug has gained HomeKit support through a software update, as reported today by <i>CNET</i>. This means that owners of Wemo Mini plugs can simply open the Wemo iOS app, update the device's software, and immediately gain the ability to add the plug into the Home app, add it into …

Home Automation

How today’s Apple has thrown out its old rulebook

When Steve Jobs came back to Apple in 1997, he didn’t like what he saw, so he set about changing the corporate culture. A decade later, one proof of …

Apple

An Introduction to AR Quick Look in iOS 12

At WWDC 2018, Apple released ARKit 2.0 with a slew of brand new APIs and features for Augmented Reality Development. One of these features was an …

iOS

tvOS 12 developer beta 4 for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K now available

tvOS 12 developer beta 4 is now available for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 12 includes expanded audio format support, app sign-on improvements, updates to Aerial screensavers, and more.<p>New in tvOS 12<p>When tvOS 12 is officially released later this year, Apple TV will gain Dolby Atmos audio …

Smart TV

Appleの重役一覧がかわいい(たぶん今日だけ)

今日はエイプリルフールじゃないよ!<p>Appleの重役一覧の写真が、全員<b>ミー文字</b>になっています。ミー文字とは、Apple(アップル)がWWDC 2018で発表した自分のアバターが作れる機能。正式にはiOS 12でやってくる機能ですが、Appleは7月17日の世界絵文字デーを記念してエイプリルフール的ジョークを見せてくれました。<p>Apple Leadership<p>Apple leadership biographies include Apple’s executive team responsibilities and experience. Learn more about Apple’s …

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Apple Execs Have Become ‘Memojis’, Including One Creepy-Looking Jony Ive

Image via Apple<br>Apple is celebrating World Emoji Day, which falls on 17 July, by transforming its top executives’ headshots on its ‘Leadership’ page …

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Apple's surprise MacBook Pro update further strains its relationship with pros

Nearly everyone's thrilled Apple has introduced a much higher-end MacBook Pro. But it's the way they did it that's causing pain among its most …

Apple

Apple Pay Cash Shown Off In New Apple Adverts

Apple announced their new Apple Pay cash feature at WWDC 2017 last year, the feature will let you easily send money to your friends using messages in …

Apple

Vergecast: MacBook Pro and Surface Go

Our 313th episode<p>This week on <i>The Vergecast</i>, Nilay and Dieter discuss an Apple event they were invited to this week for Apple’s updated MacBook Pros. Along with Paul, they dive into how creatives are using these machines, and what these new specs are.<p>Another laptop announcement from this week is …

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Apple Begins Exclusively Selling 'Blackmagic eGPU' for $699, Aimed at New MacBook Pros

Apple.com today gained a new and exclusive external GPU aimed at the MacBook Pro, called the Blackmagic eGPU. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, the unit's appearance exclusively on Apple's website comes in the wake of a partnership between the two companies as Apple aims to widen the eGPU market after …

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Apple to Reveal New iPhones, iPads, Watches and Macs Soon

It’s Apple rumor season again (although really, when is it not?), and in the run up to its annual September showcase, there has been a mother lode of …

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Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro

(Reuters) - Apple Inc unveiled new features on the MacBook Pro on Thursday, including faster core processors, larger memory and better security to 13-inch and 15-inch models with touch bar.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is shown outside the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San …

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Mac Mini could make a comeback this year with a rumored refresh

Apple may have some exciting hardware refreshes planned for the second half of 2018. While rumors about Apple’s new iPhone and iPad models have been …

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Analysts believe Augmented Reality apps could significantly boost Apple’s bottom line

In the months preceding WWDC 2017, Tim Cook made a number of statements highlighting his enthusiasm for augmented reality. Cook’s remarks were …

Augmented Reality

XMotors says employee did not pass along sensitive Apple info

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese-owned electric vehicle firm XMotors said on Wednesday that there is no indication that ex-Apple Inc (AAPL.O) worker Zhang Xiaolang ever communicated any sensitive information from Apple to XMotors.<p>Zhang, who most recently worked for XMotors, was charged with stealing …

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Apple WWDC live blog 2018

Event Details<p>Apple's annual developer conference will kick off with a keynote at 1PM ET / 10AM PT on June 4th at the San Jose Convention Center. We expect WWDC 2018 to introduce the future of the iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems. iOS 12 will be the first major update to iOS following …

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The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)<p>It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, …

Apps

Former Apple employee charged with criminal theft of trade secrets

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Monday charged a former Apple Inc employee with theft of trade secrets, alleging that the person downloaded a secret blueprint related to a self-driving car to a personal laptop and later trying to flee the country, according to a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. …

Autonomous Cars

Former Apple Engineer Charged With Stealing Self-driving Car Technology

A federal court has charged a former Apple engineer with stealing trade secrets related to a self-driving car and attempting to flee to China. Agents …

Autonomous Cars

Apple Is Killing Off Aperture, Its Pro Photo Editor

After years of wavering commitment to creative professionals, Apple is turning its back on pro photographers.<p>For years, Apple has made sure there’s an OS X app to match your level of photographic proficiency. If you were an amateur, you had iPhoto; if you were a pro and needed more advanced …

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Apple makes searchable WWDC 2018 session video transcripts available

As it does every year, Apple has today made its WWDC 2018 video transcripts available. This means interested developers can now quickly search through content from WWDC sessions, as opposed to having to watch each video…<p>Apple’s transcripts are linked directly with each video, meaning developers can …

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iPhone and Apple Watch rumors, Sonos vs. HomePod, WWDC 2018

Macworld |<p>There’s another rumor that the new iPhone will have USB-C. Sonos has a new HomePod competitor. Some thoughts about last week’s WWDC. We …

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Apple brings AirPlay 2 to Mac with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Apple completed an update of its four major platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — on Monday with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, …

MacOS High Sierra

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

(Reuters) - Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is …

Republicans

What Apple's 32-bit app phase-out on Mojave means to you

Apple said in June it will bar all 32-bit applications from running on up-to-date Macs in little more than a year.Although the Cupertino, Calif. …

Apps

Apple Registers New iPads and New MacBooks for 2018 – Tech.co

Apple has registered five new iPad and five new MacBook models in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database. This is normally a good indicator …

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Apple Makes Beta Version of iOS 12 Shortcuts App Available to Developers

- Jul 5, 2018<p>Apple on Thursday made a beta version of their iOS 12 Shortcuts app available to developers via the TestFlight app. The app allows iOS …

Apps