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Apple celebrates Pride Day as Tim Cook, other execs join San Francisco Pride Parade

As it has done in past years, Apple today is participating the San Francisco Pride Parade. Apple employees donned Pride-themed t-shirts with the Apple logo, as did CEO Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson, and Jay Blahnik. more

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Get DearMob iPhone Manager for free (Reg. 59.95), now updated for iOS 12 betas

Thanks to our sponsor DearMob, 9to5 readers can get the latest version ofDearMob iPhone Managerfor free,normally 59.95. For a limited time, get DearMob iPhone Manager for Free (Reg. 59.95) DearMob iPhone Manager is an iTunes replacement as an all-in-one solution for managing content on your iPhone from your Mac. That includes managing content like photos, music, videos and books, as well as backups, data recovery and much more all from a single

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Popular Apple Watch Twitter client Chirp adds direct message support, more

Last week, we told you about a new Twitter app for Apple Watch users called Chirp. Now, that app has seen its first major update, bringing a slew of improvements for its users as part of version 1.1. more

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Comment: Apple‘s original content needs these things to succeed

As Apple continues to sign orders for various TV shows, there is growing speculation about how the company will release those shows to the public. We‘ve highlighted a few possibilities in the past, but these are some of the things I think are crucial to the success of Apple‘s streaming TV offerings more

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Five feature Apple Maps should copy from Waze and Google Maps

I love Apple Maps. No, it didn‘t launch well back in iOS 6, but it‘s turned out to be an impressive app. I like the overall design, Siri support, and Apple Watch support. My family also make a lot of dinner reservations through Yelp and OpenTable, so being able to launch it with a single tap is something I find myself often doing. Like any app, it‘s not perfect, and there are things I‘d like to see it borrow from some comp

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This week‘s top stories: iOS 12‘s life-saving feature, AirPower release, MacBook keyboard repairs, more

In this week‘s top stories:A new life-saving feature is coming to iOS 12, how Apple could solve its MacBook Pro dilemma, Apple finally addresses the MacBook keyboard controversy, and more. Read on for all of this week‘s top stories more

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CMV: Apple‘s service program for MacBook keyboards only puts a band-aid on the problem

After years of complaints from users, yesterday Apple officially acknowledged issues with its Butterfly keyboard design on MacBook and MacBook Pro models dating back to early 2015.The company introduced a new repair program, offering to fix faulty MacBook keyboards for free. It also said it is refunding customers who paid for similar repairs in the past. The issue with the repair program, however, is that Apple is simply swapping the faulty keybo

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TV columnist speculates Apple is plotting a major media industry acquisition

The speculation about Apple‘s original content plan continues this week. After a report last week suggested that Apple might price its subscription service below Netflix, The Hollywood Reporter‘sTim Goodman now writes that Apple has to be looking to acquire an existing media company if it wants to succeed more

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New lawsuit takes issue with Apple‘s ‘brilliantly scratch-resistant‘ Apple Watch marketing

Apple is facing a lawsuit over its marketing for the Apple Watch. While the company markets the device as brilliantly scratch-resistant, an Ontario man is taking issue with that as he claims the device is actually very susceptible to scratches and tarnishes more

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Facebook testing new feature to help you track the time you spend in its app

Amid a growing push towards improved digital health, Facebook is seemingly testing a new tool that would show users how long they spend on the platform per day. As reported by TechCrunch, the Your Time on Facebook feature was discovered in an unreleased version of the Facebook mobile app, with the company confirming the feature‘s development more

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Making The Grade: Apple‘s biggest mistake in K-12 happened in 2006

Making The Grade is a weekly series from Bradley Chambers covering Apple in education. Bradley has been managing Apple devices in an education environment since 2009. Through his experience deploying and managing 100s of Macs and 100s of iPads, Bradley will highlight ways in which Apple‘s products work at scale, stories from the trenches of IT management, and ways Apple could improve its products for students. I‘ve written before abo

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Security researcher shows how to brute force iPhone passcodes [Video]

According to a new report from ZDNet, security researcher Matthew Hickey has discovered a new way to bypass the passcode lock on any iOS device. Hickey claims that his brute force tactic works at least until iOS 11.3 more

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Here are all of the awards Apple took home at Cannes Lions 2018

2018‘s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has just wrapped up, and all of the award winners have been announced. Apple has historically had a significant presence at the festival, but this year represented one of their strongest showings in recent memory. more

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Here‘s all of the awards Apple took home at Cannes Lions 2018

2018‘s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has just wrapped up, and all of the award winners have been announced. Apple has historically had a significant presence at the festival, but this year represented one of their strongest showings in recent memory. more

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Apple quietly discontinues Modern Buckle band, first of the original Apple Watch styles to disappear

Going seemingly under the radar, Apple has quietly killed off its the Modern Buckle Apple Watch band entirely. Looking at Apple‘s Watch band page now, it is no longer selling the band at all. more

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9to5Rewards: Get August‘s Smart Lock Pro + Connect & Smart Keypad bundle 79 off

This month we‘ve partnered with August Home to offer 9to5 readers an exclusive 79 offAugust Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Keypad bundle. That‘s equivalent to getting the Smart Keypad for free, as it normally sells for 79 on its own. Get August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Keypad for 279 (79 off). more

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How to prepare for the iOS 12 public beta

Apple has shared that it will open up its public beta program for iOS 12 (along with macOS Mojave and tvOS 12) this month. Are you considering running the latest software on your iPhone or iPad? Follow along for how to get ready to join the iOS 12 public beta. more

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Apple finally acknowledges ‘sticky‘ keyboard issues on MacBooks, offering free fix and refunds for past repairs

Apple today launched a new MacBook MacBook Pro service program that it says covers a small percentage of users that might experience sticky, repeated characters or unresponsive keys. An Apple spokesperson provided the statement below to 9to5Mac: more

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9to5Toys Last Call: 200 off 13-inch MacBook Pro 512GB, Pad & Quill 30% off sale, Nanoleaf Light Kit 180, more

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9to5Mac Daily 098: June 22, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple‘s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/9to5mac-daily-06-22-2018.mp3 more

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9to5Mac Daily 097: June 22, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple‘s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/9to5mac-daily-06-22-2018.mp3 more

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Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: The promise of a voice-controlled future not yet delivered

At the beginning of the month, Amazon announced the new 119 Fire TV Cube, a hybrid Echo device and streaming media player that promises a glimpse into the future of content consumption. As set-top boxes from Apple, Roku and now Amazon have grown in popularity over the last few years, two key issues have repeatedly popped up for viewers. How to best manage an overflowing chest of content and the headache that comes with multiple remotes. Fire TV C

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Reddit iOS app joins fight to be your news source, expanding ‘News tab‘ beta to most users

After initially launching a limited test of its News tab feature, Reddit is bringing the update to most users of its iOS app today in a wide beta rollout. more

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Amazon‘s kid-friendly FreeTime app hits iOS as Facebook‘s Messenger Kids reaches new countries

While Apple is only getting started with its Screen Time feature in iOS 12, both Amazon and Facebook are expanding their kid focused apps. more

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