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9to5Toys Last Call: 100 iTunes Gift Card for 85, Logitech Accessory Sale, iPhone 6/s Battery Case 10, more

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Walmart‘s Vudu video service coming to Apple TV

Walmart‘s Vudu video streaming and download service is set to debut on Apple TV later this month as the company officially plans to launch an app for the platform, Variety reports. more

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Intel teases upcoming 10nm+ Ice Lake processor series for 2018/2019

Intel today has announced early details of its future Ice Lake series of processors. Ice Lake is a successor to Intel‘s Coffee Lake processors, which will be officially unveiled next week. more

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Apple Pay expands to several more banks across the US, Russia, and China

New banks and credit unions acrossthe US, UK, Australia, Russia, and China have joined Apple‘s list of participating partners as part of the second expansion of Apple Pay this month. Check out the latest Apple Pay banks below: more

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Instagram begins rolling out thread-organized comments

Today Instagram unveiled support for threaded comments on its popular social media platform. The introduction of comment threads follows in the footsteps of parent-company platform Facebook, making it easier to track and follow conversations related to the photos and videos posted on the service. more

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Twelve South unveils matte black aluminum Curve stand for MacBook

Twelve South is out today with a newly designed MacBook Pro stand called Curve. Designed specifically for modern Apple notebooks, Curve features two padded arms with lips on either side that hold your MacBook in place without blocking the lid opening. more

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Rumor: iPhone 7s may be thicker due to glass back replacing aluminum

Apple is expected to introduce three new iPhones as soon as September: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch LCD models we call iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, and a 5.8-inch OLED model we call iPhone 8. While the iPhone 8 will feature an all-new bezel-less design, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are expected to look much like the current flagship iPhones. One change for the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones expected next month is a material return from aluminum back

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 100 iTunes Gift Card for 85, Logitech Accessory Sale, iPhone 6/s Battery Case 10, more

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Samsung unveils new T5 USB-C portable solid-state drives, priced from 130

From 9toToys: Portable SSDs are finally starting to come down in price as competition is continuing to ramp up between manufacturers. In the spring we saw Western Digital unveil a new line of USB-C drives designed for Apple‘s latest MacBooks. Fast forward to today, and Samsung is refreshing its popular external storage solutions with its new T5 offerings. USB-C is at the forefront of these new Samsung drives but those still rocking USB-A wi

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Rumor: iPhone 7s may be thicker due to glass back over aluminum

Apple is expected to introduce three new iPhones as soon as September: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch LCD models we call iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, and a 5.8-inch OLED model we call iPhone 8. While the iPhone 8 will feature an all-new bezel-less design, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are expected to look much like the current flagship iPhones. One change for the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones expected next month is a material return from aluminum back

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BioShock Remastered for Mac gets an official release date and price

As we mentioned earlier this month, BioShock Remastered is set for release on Mac. It looks as though the enhanced version of the game initially appeared as part of the BioShock Collection for consoles nearly a year ago, but now the good folks at Feral are ready to bring it to the Mac. And you won‘t have to wait much longer. more

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MacBook shipments grew by 17% in Q2, with more double-digit growth ahead TrendForce

TrendForce‘s latest global laptop shipment report, seen by us, says that MacBook shipments grew by a healthy 17.1% in Q2, helped in large part by sales of the updated 12-inch MacBook. The growth boosted Apple‘s market share from 9.3% to 10%, bringing it very close to challenging ASUS for the #4 slot behind HP, Lenovo and Dell more

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Telekom lets German customers reserve an iPhone 8 but not by name

We don‘t even know for sure what this year‘s flagship iPhone will be called (iPhone 8 simply being used as convenient shorthand) or when it will be available. But Germany‘s Telekom isn‘t letting that stand between its customers and a reservation for the new device more

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Apple releases iOS 11 developer beta 6 (and public beta 5) with new Maps & App Store icons

[Update: The public beta version is also available for testers.] It‘s been one week since the last developer beta, and Apple has just released the sixth developer beta preview.iOS 11 brings new features like drag-and-drop and a redesigned multitasking interface for iPad, a new customizable Control Center, and much more. more

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra developer beta 6, public beta 5

[Update: The public beta version is also available for testers.] Apple has released macOS High Sierra beta 6 for developer testing. macOS High Sierra includes the new Apple File System, HEVC video playback, Metal 2, Photos and Safari upgrades, and more. more

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tvOS 11 developer beta 6 (and public beta 5) for Apple TV now available

[Update: The public beta version is also available for testers.] Apple is rolling out the sixth tvOS 11 developer beta for testing on the fourth-gen Apple TV. tvOS 11 brings Home screen sync, automatic dark and light mode, full AirPods support, AirPlay 2 and more. more

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Apple again abandons normal returns policy in Hong Kong in bid to deter iPhone 8 scalpers

Apple‘s generous returns policy is one of its real strengths, giving new customers the confidence to buy an expensive product in the knowledge that they can return it for a full refund within 14 days for any reason or no reason at all. But a change introduced today adopts a far stricter approach in Hong Kong more

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Qualcomm suggests Android phones will get same facial-recognition capabilities as iPhone 8 [Video]

It‘s looking increasingly like facial recognition will replace Touch ID as the biometric unlock and Apple Pay authorization method in the iPhone 8 with Apple likely to be selling this as one of the headline features. But any technical advantage Apple‘s facial recognition system may offer over Android phones will be short-lived, claims chipmaker Qualcomm, promising that its upcoming chip will match or beat the iPhone 8‘s performa

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Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today

Facebook Marketplace, which allows you to sell unwanted items to people in your local community direct from the iOS app, is today rolling out to 17 new European and Nordic countries more

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CNBC corroborates LTE cellular Apple Watch reports, will launch alongside iPhone 8 at September event

Bloomberg first reported Apple‘s plans to bring cellular connectivity to the Apple Watch at the beginning of August. KGI‘s Ming-Chi Kuo mirrored those claims yesterday, positioning LTE as the key upgrade for the new generation. A report from CNBC today corroborates the stories, with a firmer launch window. CNBC believes the new watch models will be announced alongside the iPhone 8 unveiling at Apple‘s (as-yet-unannounced) Septem

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CNBC corroborates LTE cellular Apple Watch reports, launch alongside iPhone 8 at September event

Bloomberg first reported Apple‘s plans to bring cellular connectivity to the Apple Watch at the beginning of August. KGI‘s Ming-Chi Kuo mirrored those claims yesterday, positioning LTE as the key upgrade for the new generation. A report from CNBC today corroborates the stories, with a firmer launch window. CNBC believes the new watch models will be announced alongside the iPhone 8 unveiling at Apple‘s (as-yet-unannounced) Septem

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Snapchat‘s new ‘Crowd Surf‘ feature uses AI to create seamless extended video of big events

Snapchat is testing a new feature called Crowd Surf as it looks to combat increasing competition from Instagram. The new Crowd Surf feature takes individual video clips from various users and combines them together to create the effect of one seamless video that‘s longer than 10 seconds more

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Do you think it‘s time for a new Apple Watch form factor? [Poll]

While an earlier report had claimed that Apple would introduce a new Apple Watch form factor this year, KGI‘s Ming-Chi Kuo today stated that this year‘s model will feature the same design as the previous iterations. Such a move on Apple‘s part will mark three generations with the same design for Apple Watch. Do you think it‘s time for Apple Watch to undergo a design refresh? Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getEleme

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What‘s new in iOS 11 beta 6? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]

Earlier today Apple released iOS 11 beta 6 to developers, and like previous beta iterations, it comes with several new updates and changes. The most obvious change is found in a new controversial App Store icon update, along with an update to the Apple Maps icon that highlights the company‘s new Apple Park campus. Have a look at our video inside for a brief hands-on walkthrough. more

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