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Microsoft CEO invites Apple’s iMessage to the Windows 11 Store

9 hours 43 min ago

Microsoft announced today its all-new Windows 11 software for PCs. In an exclusive interview with WSJ’s Joanna Stern, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke about the new operating system, called out app stores, and invited iMessage to the Microsoft Store.

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Microsoft unveils Windows 11 with macOS-style Dock, new commission-free app store, more

10 hours 8 min ago

During a livestream event today, Microsoft fully unveiled its next operating system, Windows 11. The new OS features a number of elements inspired by macOS like a centered Dock, rounded corners for windows, and more. Microsoft also took the opportunity to take a shot at Apple’s App Store commission as it announced the new Windows 11 Store where developers can keep 100% of revenue.

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Thursday’s best deals: AirPods Max fall to new all-time low, MagSafe Charger $20, more

10 hours 50 min ago

All of today’s best deals kick off with a new all-time low on AirPods Max, which are joined by some post-Prime Day AirPods Pro deals from $170. That’s alongside quite the notable price cut on Apple’s official MagSafe charger at $20. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

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Instagram now lets you create and publish posts on Mac, but iPad not supported

11 hours 39 min ago

After we got a sneak peek at the feature last month, Instagram has quietly rolled out the option to create and publish posts from its website on desktop (but not on iPad). The new functionality includes the ability to use filters and edit photos and videos as well.

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Opera launches R5 browser update for Mac with shareable Pinboards, floating video calls, more

12 hours 13 min ago

Opera has released a major update for Mac, Windows, and Linux today with the launch of its new R5 browser. Headlining features include shareable Pinboards, a new popout UI for more flexibility with video calls, integration of four more streaming music services, and more.

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Apple will make it easier to erase a stolen iPhone in Brazil

12 hours 23 min ago

Last week, we reported that criminals in Brazil are stealing people’s iPhones to access bank accounts. Now, Procon-SP, the Brazilian consumer protection regulator based in São Paulo state, said banks are promising to create emergency centers to fight this kind of criminal activity, and Apple and Google are committed to making it easier to erase people’s stolen smartphone.

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Apple releases trailer for Sundance award-winning movie CODA, premieres August 13 on Apple TV+

12 hours 33 min ago

Apple today released the official trailer for its next original movie, CODA. Apple TV+ will release the film on August 13, alongside a limited theatrical release. CODA first debuted as part of the 2021 Sundance film festival.

At Sundance, the film was warmly received and it was awarded the Grand Jury prize. Apple acquired the film in a record-setting $25 million deal. Watch the trailer below …

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Apple Fitness+ announces new Time to Walk workout series starting June 28

12 hours 45 min ago

After its first season of Time to Walk workouts ended in April, Apple today announced that new audio episodes will start again beginning June 28.

Time to Walk is part of Apple Fitness+, Apple’s fitness workout subscription service. Time to Walk encourages users to take a half-hour outdoor walk with their Watch, guided by uplifting and inspiring narration from famous celebrities.

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Tested: Zens ZEPP03M dual-sided MagSafe-compatible powerbank for iPhone 12 and AirPods

12 hours 48 min ago

The Zens ZEPP03M dual-sided MagSafe-compatible powerbank is one of four models the company announced earlier this month. Its USP is that it can simultaneously charge both an iPhone 12 and an AirPods case.

The company’s marketing is a little naughty, saying MagSafe in some materials and MagSafe-compatible in others…

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Apple continues crackdown on leaks, sends warning letters to prominent sources

12 hours 58 min ago

Apple is taking action against some of the most prominent leakers in the Apple community. “Kang,” one of the most reliable and well-known Apple leakers, posted on Weibo this week that he received a letter from a law firm representing Apple about information he had previously leaked. This comes after 9to5Mac recently reported that Apple also made changes to its internal development process to crack down on leaks.

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Apple TV+ announces its first French language original production, thriller series ‘Liaison’

13 hours 18 min ago

Apple TV+ today announced its first French original production, a contemporary thriller drama named Liaison. The series will star actress Eva Green and actor Vincent Cassel, as reported by Le Figaro.

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Listen to Apple Music and Spotify on this iPod Classic web player

13 hours 39 min ago

Even 15 years after its release, Apple fans are still missing the iPod Classic. And every now and then, we find apps and web-based apps that indulge in the nostalgia of using an iPod Classic.

This time, a GitHub project has emerged that lets you play Apple Music or Spotify songs on an iPod Classic web player.

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9to5Mac Daily: June 24, 2021 – iPhone 14 and new iPhone SE rumors

13 hours 48 min ago

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.

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EU roaming charges begin for Brits as first carrier breaks its Brexit promise

13 hours 49 min ago

Act surprised: Some Brits will face EU roaming charges for the first time since 2017, as EE is the first carrier to break its promise that nothing would change after Brexit…

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House committee approves bill which poses significant antitrust threat to Apple

15 hours 35 min ago

The House Judiciary Committee has this morning approved a bill that potentially poses a significant antitrust threat to Apple.

The American Choice and Innovation Online Act would make it illegal for companies to give preferential treatment to their own products over those of competitor products hosted on the same platform. The debate began yesterday morning, and only reached a vote in the early hours of this morning …

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Apple TV+ reminds users that their free trials are finally expiring

17 hours 55 min ago

Apple has started sending out emails to Apple TV+ users whose free trials will finally expire soon, as the (twice extended) free trials with hardware purchases finally come to an end in July.

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Apple grows ad business with launch of App Store Search Ads in China

18 hours 9 min ago

App Store Search Ads started in 2016, right around the time that Apple announced a financial target to double Services revenue by 2020 (it would go on to easily beat that goal). At the time, Search Ads were sold only in the United States. Apple would quickly expand the ad service internationally.

More than five years on, the company is now releasing App Store Search Ads in China, as first reported by blog AppInChina.

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‘PhotoCatch’ lets you easily create 3D models using Apple’s new Object Capture API

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 22:14

Earlier this month I detailed my experience with Apple’s new Object Capture API, which was introduced with macOS Monterey to let users create 3D models using the iPhone camera. Now developer Ethan Saadia has created PhotoCatch, a new app based on this new API that makes the whole process simpler.

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Comment: iPhone mini will stay for another year, but that doesn’t mean it will last much longer

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 20:35

Earlier today, we had two new rumors coming from different sources about upcoming versions of the iPhone. While leaker Sonny Dickson revealed dummy models of this year’s lineup of iPhones, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo detailed what to expect for the 2022 iPhones. Despite things like design and new features, there’s one specific issue worth thinking about, and that’s the iPhone mini.

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Headlines iOS app update brings smarter widgets, iPad UI improvements, more

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 17:33

The simple and clean news reader Headlines for iPhone and iPad is out today with a nice update that makes its widgets more useful, brings iPad UI enhancements, offers smart group management, and more.

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