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Get Directions to Home or Work with iPhone and 3D Touch

One of the more helpful features of the Maps apps for iPhone is the ability to get directions to your home or directions to your work, from your current location. This is a great feature for the directionally challenged in particular, but it’s also helpful if you’re exploring a new part of a city or … Read More

Even moving Apple’s cash pile home won’t halt E.U. tax investigation

Even bringing Apple’s sizable cash pile back to the U.S. wouldn’t stop the E.U. from investigating the company’s Irish tax arrangements, claims E.U. competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager. “Whether or not Apple wants to repatriate part of their un-repatriated profits is purely up to Apple and is of no concern [to] our case work,” she told reporters after a […]

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Apple hits a home run with deal to bring iPad Pro to MLB dugouts

Apple has signed a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball that will give an iPad Pro to coaching staff — so that they can easily access performance data, weigh up possible pitcher-hitter matchups, analyze where a player is likely to hit the ball, and even look up videos from previous games. “We’re not just replacing […]

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How to control your home media with 3D Touch and Launch Center Pro

While some apps haven’t quite figured out best use cases for 3D Touch yet, a handful of apps have gotten it right. One of those apps is Launch Center Pro, which lets you choose what apps you get access to through 3D Touch actions. I’ve chosen to take advantage of this by using Launch Center […]

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Laurene Powell Jobs is building Steve’s dream home

Steve Jobs was such a perfectionist that, for years, he didn’t fill his house with furniture simply because he couldn’t find items that measured up to his high standards. Which is why it is oddly fitting that only now — approaching five years after the former Apple CEO’s death — is work finally set to begin on building Steve […]

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Italy’s ultimate Apple museum finally finds a permanent home

The world’s biggest Apple museum — featuring around 10,000 Apple and Apple-related artefacts — is set to open its new permanent home in Savona, Italy, following 13 years of moving from location to location. The new, improved All About Apple Museum will be opened to the public on November 28, giving visitors the opportunity to check […]

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On Samsung’s home turf, iPhone 6s pre-orders are selling out within minutes

It may not have done so well in India, but on Samsung’s home turf, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are doing gangbusters business. In South Korea, in fact, iPhone 6s preorders sold out within minutes of becoming available. The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus became available for preorder in South Korea on Friday through […]

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Logitech’s new universal remote commands your whole home

The last universal remote we bought cost $ 20 from Walgreens. It was a big, ugly hunk of plastic, but it controlled the TV and VCR just fine. These days, things have gotten a little more complicated. Now we have an HDTV, three set-top boxes, two game consoles and Sonos, as well a Nest thermostat and […]

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Former Apple exec’s $35m mansion is the smart home of our dreams

Former Apple exec Michael Barnick is selling his $ 35 million California mansion, and all we can say is… wow! Not only is the home the epitome of iPod minimalist modernism, but it’s (perhaps unsurprisingly) pretty high-tech, too. Controllable entirely via iPhone or iPad, the list of automated features include lighting, music, TV, air-conditioning, window blinds, […]

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ISP5 SmartPlug turns your home into a modern-day Clapper

Home automation, specifically Apple’s HomeKit framework and its compatible accessories, is the latest Thing We’re Supposed to Get Excited Aboutâ„¢. And it has a lot of promise for convenience, time-saving, and just generally feeling like you live in the future. The first HomeKit-compatible smartplug is upon us, courtesy of iHome. The ISP5 SmartPlug is a […]