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Apple has already fixed the latest Siri exploit

Well, that didn’t take long. Just one day after reports came out of a Siri exploit that left iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users’ photos and contacts accessible without a passcode, Apple has adjusted its digital assistant’s behavior to close the hole. News of the gap came out Monday, and while it didn’t affect every […]

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J-pop group ‘hacks’ iPhone for amazing music video

Making a music video that shines bright in the vibrant Japanese-pop market isn’t easy, but if your band needs some tips, look no further than the amazingly whacky video the group Lyrical School just dropped. Rather than filming the video for their first single ‘Run and Run’ in normal landscape format, the crew pulls off […]

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How to Show Full Email Headers in Mail for Mac OS X

Some users may wish to see the complete email header attached to email messages in the Mail app for Mac OS X. These long headers can reveal many details about the sender of an email message, including the origin mail servers and IP addresses, original arrival time, email alias details, and much more, making them … Read More

6 must-know shortcuts for every Smart Keyboard owner

Back in November, I purchased a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and a Smart Keyboard to go with it. I was so used to my Belkin keyboard paired with my iPad Air 2 that I quickly became frustrated with the Smart Keyboard’s lack of a shortcut row. Before long, I returned the Smart Keyboard (and the 12.9-inch […]

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Tim Cook joins RFK Human Rights’ board

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights has added Apple CEO Tim Cook to its board of directors to help the organization in its pursuit of a more just and peaceful world. The International human rights organization that was founded by Bobby Kennedy’s family 50 years ago honored Cook last year with […]

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Now’s your chance to learn how to develop for Apple TV [Deals]

Apple TV keeps getting better and better, meaning there are more and more reasons to learn to develop for this increasingly popular platform. Even if you’ve never programmed a day in your life, this Apple TV developers course will have you building working tvOS apps by the time you’re finished. Providing ground-up training in the […]

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This Apple TV gaming controller takes you to console heaven [Reviews]

A few weeks ago, I found myself at the local Apple Store chatting to a sales associate who was demonstrating the SteelSeries Nimbus gaming controller. I had a quick go at the controls only to find myself duly impressed by the way it works as an Apple TV gaming controller. I was intrigued enough to take […]

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How to play PlayStation 4 games on Mac and PC

Sony’s latest PlayStation 4 update has arrived, bringing Remote Play to Mac and PC for the first time. This awesome feature lets you enjoy your favorite PS4 games while you’re in another room, or even away from home — and it’s super simple to setup. Here’s what you need to do. Before getting started, you’ll […]

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First Betas of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5, WatchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 Available for Testing

Apple has released a series of beta builds for system software, including iOS 9.3.2 beta 1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, OS X 10.11.5 beta 1 for Mac, WatchOS 2.2.1 beta 1 for Apple Watch, and tvOS 9.2.1 beta 1 for Apple TV. The point release beta updates are primarily focused on bug fixes … Read More

Leave Instagram behind with AfterLight’s massive toolset

Instagram has a fair amount of filters, but boy everyone uses them all the time. You know a photo’s come from the photo-sharing social network when you can call out the filters on it: X-Pro, Hefe, Clarendon! If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd, check out AfterLight, a sweetly-priced iOS app for iPad […]

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