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GarageBand on iOS is now a more capable music production suite

A smattering of new featuers improves mobile recording for beginners and pros alike.<p>Apple's GarageBand is a good place to get started with recording, but it's useful for more advanced skill levels as well. The company just revealed an update to the iOS version of the app that gives the software a …

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Simple text message crashes almost any iPhone

Apple makes iOS more secure with almost every update it rolls out, but there’s always a glitch somewhere that slips through the net.<p>The latest is a bug in iMessage that allows any iPhone running iOS 10 to iOS 10.1.1 to be crashed with a simple text message.<p>This may sound familiar; we’ve seen …

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10 Life-Changing 3D Touch iPhone Tricks You Aren’t Using Yet

All too often we overlook things that are right under our noses. We may think we know something, but with closer observation it becomes clear that we had no idea what we had at our fingertips. Our favorite example is 3D touch. Owners of the iPhone 6S and later know that the feature exists, but very …

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How to use Single Sign-On to watch pay-TV on your iPad

Back at WWDC last June Apple announced a major update to Apple TV that leaned heavily on the use of Siri for search in addition to features like Live tune-in and the ability to manage Home Kit accessories. They also revealed a new single sign-on capability that allowed customers in the US to …

Home Theater

How to Search for Objects in the Photos App

Not only can you search for people in the Photos app, with iOS 10 you can also search for objects. Want to see all the cute pictures you have of dogs? You can search dogs and find them. Perhaps you’re looking for that picture of your Christmas tree from last year—search trees. The Photos app on …

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Apple TV, iPhone, iPad gain ability to play Netflix movies directly in TV app

Apple is slowly rolling out the ability to stream a movie from Netflix directly from its TV app on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, but some …

Home Theater

How Steve Jobs broke the carriers’ backs with Apple’s first iPhone

<i>Much has been said about the original iPhone’s success factors: an innovative multi-touch interface, a never-seen-before combination of cell phone, iPod, and internet “navigator.” All good, but missing one crucial element: removing the carrier’s control on the iPhone’s features and content.</i><p>The …

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iPhone message prank crashes phones with a single text

A three character-long text message can temporarily disable iPhones, a hacker has shown.<p>On receiving the message, iPhones instantly freeze phone for around a minute, and are sometimes forced to restart. Besides blocking the number that the malicious messages come from the victim has no way of …

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New Apple Pencil Rumored To Launch In March

Apple are expected to launch some new iPad Pro models this year and according to a recent report they will also launch a new Apple Pencil.<p>The Apple …

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Sending These Emoji Can Cause A Friend's iPhone To Crash

Don't let this new video fall into the hands of your enemies, because it details how to crash anyone's iPhone simply by sending them a particular text. Posted by YouTube channel EverythingApplePro, the video gives step-by-step instructions for how a seemingly innocuous set of symbols and emoji can …

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10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

We’ve got some terrific sales on iPhone and iPad apps for you to check out today, including one app that will record your iPhone’s screen while you …

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The minimalist iPhone home screen will simplify your life

Every time you look at your phone, you risk getting sucked into the digital vortex. Personally, I’ve taken control of my digital home with what seems to me the optimally minimal setup.<p>To start, the basics, which everyone should do: Turn off notifications you don’t need to minimize unnecessary …

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Apple updates music editing apps to include iCloud file sharing, Touch Bar support

Apple has just updated its consumer-friendly and pro-level music editing software to include more advanced file-sharing capabilities between the two apps, as well as support for the touch-sensitive Touch Bar on new MacBook Pros.<p>GarageBand 2.2. on iOS has a redesigned sound browser, includes …

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Apple Pencil 2 Will Magnetically Attach to an iPad, Report Claims

Apple will reportedly release an upgraded, second-generation version of the Apple Pencil alongside new iPad Pro models this year, according to a new …

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This text can crash your iPhone

As if receiving a text from an ex isn't bad enough, now there's a far worse kind of unwanted message to worry about. This one can crash your iPhone.<p>YouTube channel EverythingApplePro highlights a sequence of characters that temporarily freeze an iPhone, which you can send to someone to put their …

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LiftMaster's Garage Door Openers Will Support HomeKit in April

Following in the footsteps of its parent company Chamberlain, LiftMaster today announced that all of its residential garage door openers can be upgraded to work with HomeKit using the new MyQ Home Bridge starting in April.<p>HomeKit compatibility will enable users to open, close, or check the status …

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Apple Faces Lawsuit For Not Stopping iPhone Owners From Texting And Driving

Apple could face a potential class action lawsuit in California for not using its technology to prevent iPhone users from texting while driving. …

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iPhone 8 said to use fixed flex 5.8″ screen with embedded sensors

Apple’s next iPhone is expected to adopt a 5.8-inch wraparound AMOLED display that utilizes a fixed flex screen like Samsung’s ill-fated Galaxy Note …

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Apple released its next big thing and nobody noticed

It seems pretty clear by now that 2017 is going to be the year that Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant really begins to hit its stride, going from a fast-growing niche product into a mainstream must-have.<p>While Microsoft and especially Google have made their competitive strategies pretty clear by now, …

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10 things you might not know about Apple’s AirPods

Apple fans, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that if you want to get your hands on Apple’s hot new truly wireless earbuds anytime …

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Surprise: There's likely a new Apple Pencil on the way! Here's what I want to see

Weird supply chain rumors or no, if there are new iPads, new Apple Pencils are probably on the way, too.On the heels of new iPad size rumors, Czech …

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Editorial Updated with 12.9-inch iPad Pro Support, Split View Multitasking

Ole Zorn's Editorial was the text editor that completely reimagined how I could work from iOS. While I have since moved to Ulysses as my primary text editor, I still use Editorial almost daily for its unique Markdown automation. Editorial's combination of Python scripting and visual workflows for …

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Best iOS Games for Hardcore Gamers

Over the decades, I've heard some call iOS gaming escapism, while others may call it a distraction from the headline news on any given day; but as a lifetime core gamer, I've found myself extremely grateful on more than one occasion for the comfort, the exhilaration, the competition ,and the break …

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Pioneer CarPlay Display $300, WD 1TB Portable Hard Drive $40, Polaroid mini iPhone printer $102, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:<p>Upgrade your ride with CarPlay and Pioneer’s iPhone-connected 6.2-inch display: …

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How to Switch From a Mac to a Windows PC Without Losing Your Data

So you’ve run out of patience with your old MacBook Pro, and have now been tempted over to the world of Windows by all the shiny 2-in-1 devices …

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Week’s best Apple deals: First-ever AirPods discount!

AirPods are the hottest item in tech right now, but you can already bag a discount on Apple’s wireless headphones. Plus, we’ve got iPhones both current- and past-gen to suit every taste and budget, all in this week’s best Apple deals.<p>Refurb unlocked iPhone 7 128GB with $50 gift card for $650<p>Getting …

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iRig Pro I/O, iRig Acoustic Stage gives musicians more guitar recording options

IK Multimedia on Wednesday launched two new interfaces for musicians in the iRig Pro I/O, a compact audio and MIDI interface with Lightning …

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Apple’s Original iPhone Is Officially Useless

Ten years after its unveiling, the first-generation iPhone is dead.<p>AT&T confirmed this week that it shut down its 2G wireless network on January 1. …

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Apple Iphone Wallpaper – HD

Hdwallpaperz provides free collection of high definition Apple Iphone Wallpaper , pictures, Wallpapers, and photos. Free download amazing Pictures, …

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So, Is the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro Actually Worth It?

Function keys are out. A new, glimmering multi-touch OLED display is in. Apple’s new MacBook Pro line — announced in October 2016 — introduced the …

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