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Get Amazon‘s highest rated iPad case now available in Ferrari Red

ZUGU CASE, maker of Amazon‘s highest rated case for iPad, is releasing a new version of the case available today. Based out of California, ZUGU has made a name for itself in recent years for its highly-rated iPad case called The Progidy.This week the company is launching an updated version of the case in a new Ferrari Red color pictured above and below for Apple‘s 9.7-inch iPad (5th/6th gen),iPad Pro 10.5(2017), andiPad Pro 12.9 (2017

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Photos: Apple welcomes customers to new stores at Orland Square Mall, Irvine Spectrum Center

Apple Irvine Spectrum Center (left, via Instagram) and Apple Orland Square Mall (right) Apple revealed two completely reimagined retail stores today as part of its continued effort to update or expand every ‘classic‘ location. The new stores in Irvine, California and Orland Park, Illinois join the growing list of well over 100 locations featuring Apple‘s most recent store design. more

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Would you pay the premium for a 512GB iPhone? [Poll]

We heard news this week that Apple could bring three storage tiers to the 5.8- and 6.5-inch iPhones this year, with the top end offering 512GB. While we‘ve heard that the base price of the OLED models could drop this year, the addition of an iPhone X Plus along with three storage tiers could definitely boost the devices‘ average selling price. This will also likely mean the most expensive iPhones yet. How about you, would you spring f

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This week‘s top stories: Teenager hacks into Apple‘s servers, low-cost 13-inch MacBook news, Apple Pencil support for iPhones, more

In this week‘s top stories: An Australian high schoolstudent hacked into Apple‘s servers, we hear more about anew low-cost 13-inch MacBook, this year‘s iPhones said to include Apple Pencil Support, Apple releases two new iOS betas, and more.Read on as we round up all of this week‘s top stories more

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Making The Grade: Let‘s move past iPad vs Mac and look at the future

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. The discussion around macOS a

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iOS 12: How to customize the metric units in the Measure app

Depending on where you are in the world you might want to change the default metric units used in the Measure app in iOS 12. more

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iOS Twitter client Leaf joins others as it announces end of life due to Twitter API changes

Popular iOS Twitter client, Leaf, has announced today that the app will no longer be getting updates. With the announcement, the developer iPlop, and app designer Surenix have shed some light on what they‘ve been working on, but will ultimately never see the light of day. more

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How to use streaming for Twitter on Mac

With third-party Twitter clients like Tweetbot and Twitterrificbeing forced to abandon key features this week, many will be looking for ways to restore some of the lost functionality. Here‘s how to use streaming for Twitter on Mac. more

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U.S. government asks Facebook to break Messenger encryption to wiretap voice messages

Facebook has arguably always been in a grey area with its business model. On one hand, it‘s super popular and nearly everyone you know likely has an account, but on the other hand, it‘s been caught usingshady practicesregarding user data and privacy. more

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9to5Rewards: Still time to enter our 2018 MacBook Pro giveaway!! (+ 10% off at Hyper)

Thanks to our sponsorHyper, we haveApple‘s brand new 2018 MacBook Pro to give away to one lucky reader!!Valued at 1,799 USD, you can enter for your chance at winning below. After raising over 3.1M on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Hyper now has an entire lineup of HyperDrive USB-C hubs available for MacBook and MacBook Pro users. Visit hypershop.comand use coupon code 9to5macbook to get 10% offsite-wide. more

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9toyToys Last Call: Best Buy Anniversary Apple Sale, 200 off iPad Pro, Amazon Echo Deals from 40, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web bysigning up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on:Twitter,RSS Feed,Facebook,Google+andSafari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: https://9to5toys.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/08/9to5Toys-Daily-8-17-2018.mp3 more

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Netflix testing ads for its own content in between episodes on ad-free service

Netflix is practically built upon being able to binge watch content, especially tv series while seamlessly moving from one episode to the next. That and also being ad-free. Now, the platformis causing some waves by testing out promo videos in between episodes for some users. more

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Can you use MacBook Pro chargers for iPhone and iPad fast charging?

Recommendations to fast charge iPhone or iPad with the USB-C to Lightning cable often include picking up the 49 30W power adapter (previously 29W). But what if you already have a higher powered USB-C charger for your MacBook Pro? Follow along for which iPhones and iPads you can fast charge with the company‘s notebook chargers. more

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Brooklynn Prince will playHilde Lysiak in Apple‘s upcoming TV series

Varietyreports thatBrooklynn Prince from‘The Florida Project‘ has been picked to playHilde Lysiak in Apple‘s upcoming TV series based on the young journalist.Lysiak is a 12-year-old pre-teen reporter who went viral after she unearthed a cold case murder mystery in her home townof Selinsgrove, PA. more

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Will Apple add AirPlay 2 to AirPort Express?

AirPlay 2 has been out for a few months now and it has generally been well received, but there‘s one mystery left for Apple‘s upgraded audio streaming feature: will AirPlay 2 support come to the AirPort Express? There‘s both reason to be hopeful and skeptical more

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9toyToys Lunch Break: Best Buy Anniversary Apple Sale, 200 off iPad Pro, Amazon Echo Deals from 40, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web bysigning up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on:Twitter,RSS Feed,Facebook,Google+andSafari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: https://9to5toys.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/08/9to5Toys-Daily-8-17-2018.mp3 more

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24 Prince albums now available on Apple Music, including brand new compilation

Prince‘s Warner Brothers catalog hit Apple Music early last year, but that left many of his albums missing. That‘s been corrected today, thanks to an agreement between the Prince‘s Estate and Sony Legacy Recordings more

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Feature Request: iBeacon-based locations in the home for smarter HomeKit control

The Next Web has an interesting piece talking about what Jeff Powers refers to as Class 2 smarthomes.‘ With today‘s tech Class 1 we do have things liked timed automations, but a lot of the time we‘re controlling things manually. Class 2 smarthomes would, he argues, be truly smart, and figure out a lot more things on their own. Some of what he proposes would be pretty complex, but there‘s one idea in there which Apple cou

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Comment: Latest rumor could give Apple a fantastic (and sensible) MacBook line-up

The rumor mill notched up a surprise today. We‘ve long been hearing reports of Apple working on an entry-level 13-inch MacBook, and there has been speculation of a price in the 899 to 999 range. That all seemed to make perfect sense. The existing MacBook Air is positively ancient by the standards of the rest of the MacBook line-up, so a new machine to replace this seemed an obvious fit. But a new report today suggested that the new machine

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Best Buy 2-day Anniversary Sale: up to 750 off MacBooks, Apple Watch, TVs, much more

Best Buy has launched its 2-day Anniversary Sale this morning, discounting MacBooks, Apple Watch, TVs, smart home accessories and much more. You can find all of the deals on this landing page, or hit the jump for more details and our top picks. A new twist in today‘s sale is that My Best Buy members receive free shipping on all orders (sign-up here at no cost). Otherwise, the usual 35 minimum remains. more

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Digitimes: 1200 13-inch ‘entry-level‘ MacBook in September, 160 AirPower, no new iPad mini

Digitimes has today released a report that covers a variety of topics, focused on Apple‘s September launch schedule. Quoting industry sources, the site says that Apple will launch a 1200 Kaby Lake entry-level‘ MacBook in September. They also believe the iPad mini 4 will continue to be sold as-is, and expect Apple to announce the AirPower release date at the 2018 iPhone event, with a price point in the 160-190 range more

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Apple says no personal data compromised in teenager hacking incident

Yesterday, we reported on a hacking incident by an Australian teenager, who downloaded about 90 GB of data from Apple servers. Apple has given a statement to the press that confirms no personal customer data was exposed or compromised in this incident. more

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iPhone: How to enable True North in Compass

The Compass app is arguably one of the most underrated built-in apps on the iPhone. There aren‘t many options to begin with, however the one option it does have can be very helpful for those who prefer it. That option is True North. more

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Review: Lifx Tile is a fun but flawed HomeKit accent lighting accessory

One thing is for sure: accessory makers are pulling out all of the stops when it comes to decorative HomeKit lighting accessories. Back in May, we took a look at the Lifx Beam accessory, which offers smart lightning in a neon tube-like format. Now, Lifx is back with its Tile accessory, which is seemingly its more direct competitor to the Nanoleaf Aurora. Unfortunately, where the Aurora excels, the Lifx Tile often seems to fail more

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