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Notability for iOS adds handwriting search & conversion, side-by-side view, more

Popular note-taking and annotation app Notability has been updated this week with a handful of new features. The update brings the app to version 8.0 and includes handwriting recognition and conversion, a new Multi-Note feature, and much more. more

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Apple Watch garners mainstream adoption, service workers use it to stay connected

While Apple Watch has been gaining in mainstream popularity for a while now, a new report from Quartz today offers a deeper look at one industry where the device has specifically started to catch on. The report highlights how workers in the service industry use the device to stay connected when they wouldn‘t otherwise be able to more

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9to5Mac Daily 079: May 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/2018/05/9to5mac-daily-may-22-2018.mp3 more

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9to5Toys Last Call 13 MacBook Pro from 1,100, 27 Retina iMac 400 off, Apple Watch 149, more

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Apple confirms it will live stream WWDC keynote on June 4

Although Apple didn‘t offer a video stream of its March education event, it comes as no surprise that its WWDC stage will be streamed live. Apple confirmed this today with a new banner on the Apple.com homepage, inviting customers to join in on the announcements on June 4. more

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‘Safe & Sound‘ smoke alarm with HomeKit and built-in Alexa now available, AirPlay 2 promised

Introduced back in January at CES 2018, First Alert has opened preorders for its latest offering in its Onelink smoke alarm/carbon monoxide family today, Safe Sound. In addition to the traditional smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and HomeKit support, this new product offers an Alexa-enabled smart speaker and is said to eventually bring AirPlay 2 connectivity. more

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Legrand unveils sleek in-wall Qi wireless iPhone charger with minimal footprint

Legrand has today unveiled what may be the first in-wall Qi-certified wireless charger. Fitting in a single-gang electrical box, the in-wall Radiant Wireless Charger also comes bundled with a duplex receptacle with USB-port. more

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Apple taps Lost and Tron talent for upcoming ‘Amazing Stories‘ reboot

Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, co-creators ofOnce Upon a Timeare now executive producers for an upcoming reboot of Amazing Stories by Apple. more

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 13 MacBook Pro from 1,100, 27 Retina iMac 400 off, Apple Watch 149, more

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Apple invites press to WWDC 2018 keynote, iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 unveil expected

Apple has confirmed with press that its next media event - the opening keynote of WWDC - will take place on June 4th at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. The keynote will be held in San Jose, California, at theMcEnery Convention Center where Apple‘s Worldwide Developer Conference is held. more

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Apple invites press to WWDC 2018 keynote, iOS 12 and macOS 10.13 unveil expected

Apple has confirmed with press that its next media event - the opening keynote of WWDC - will take place on June 4th at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. The keynote will be held in San Jose, California, at theMcEnery Convention Center where Apple‘s Worldwide Developer Conference is held. more

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Dropbox iOS update brings new activity notifications and streamlined file preview

Dropbox is out today with an update for its iOS app. Two new changes include a file activity notifications feature and a refreshed file preview design. more

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Belkin introduces new 30 Lightning to 3.5mm audio cable, letting you ditch the adapter

Belkin today has introduced its 3.5mm audio cable with Lightning connectivity. The company touts that this cable will let users directly connect their iPhone to a 3.5mm audio player, such as a car stereo, without the need for an adapter. more

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1Password 7 for Mac now available with overhauled ‘mini‘ window, refreshed design, much more

AgileBits has released 1Password 7 for Mac, a brand new version of its robust password management app. 1Password 7 includes an overhauled mini‘ window that‘s now standalone, a refreshed look, Watchtower withhaveibeenpwnedcom integration, and much more. more

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Apollo photo editor brings customizable 3D lighting to Portrait mode photos

Last fall, Apple introduced a feature to the iOS camera app called Portrait Lightingthat simulates real studio lighting effects on photos taken in Portrait mode. Now the team behind a new photo editor called Apollo has expanded on the idea by developing customizable 3D lighting controls for your images. more

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Gemini Photos uses machine learning to reduce iPhone clutter and save storage

Gemini Photos is a new iPhone app from MacPaw that uses machine learning to help you clean up your photo library and free up storage space. The new app marks the first iOS app from MacPaw, which makes CleanMyMac 3, Gemini 2, and the app subscription service Setappfor Mac. Similar to Gemini for Mac, Gemini Photos for iOS specializes in finding similar images and even photos that it believes may be notes so you can slim down your photo library to j

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Instagram now lets you mute friends so you can un-see bad photos without unfollowing

Instagram has started to roll out a mute feature to its users starting today. While many may feel like the feature has been a long time coming, it‘s great to see an alternative tounfollowing. more

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Instagram now lets you mute friends so can un-see bad photos without unfollowing

Instagram has started to roll out a mute feature to its users starting today. While many may feel like the feature has been a long time coming, it‘s great to see an alternative tounfollowing. more

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Analysts say YouTube TV is the television service Apple should have built

AllianceBernstein analysts have suggested that the on-demand streaming subscription service YouTube TV is the television service Apple should have built. They point to how YouTube has persuaded many to become cord-cutters, using the service to replace their cable subscription and they present an interesting theory about why Apple has made such little progress with its own TV plans more

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CMV: Apple should neither solicit nor accept tax incentives when building a new campus

If you‘re not familiar with our new opinion format,Change My View, please check out our guidelines before commenting thanks! Previous pieces have addressed the MacBook Pro keyboard controversy, whether it‘s time for iOS devices to switch to USB-C ports and whether Apple should lose the patent trial. This time I‘m looking at an issue I suspect will be no less controversial. My argument is that Apple should neither solicit nor ac

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How to watch today‘s livestream of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg‘s European grilling

If you enjoyed watching Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg squirming while being asked difficult questions and trying to keep a straight face while being asked stupid ones during his testimony to Congress, you might want to tune in to the sequel today more

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Readdle launching Spark 2, an email experience built for teams

Readdle is releasing a major update to its Spark email app today with version 2 for both iOS and macOS. The new app is unlike other email clients in that it it doesn‘t just let you manage email on your own, but insteadbuilds features for teams on top of email. more

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Razer announces entry-level eGPU enclosure with support for macOS [Video]

Razer has announced the Core X, a new entry-level eGPU enclosure which is compatible with Macs with a Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port. Give your thin and light laptop the power of a full gaming rig. Whether you‘re hunting down enemies in an apocalypse or designing your own 3D world, the Razer Core X delivers desktop-class graphics to your laptop instantly. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 Windows 10 or Mac laptops more

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Pricing and availability announced for Mac version of Total War: Thrones of Britannia

We learned back in February that the latest game in the Total War franchise was coming to macOS later in the year, andFeral Interactive has today announced that it will be available on May 24. The developer has also advised which Macs will be able to run the game more

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