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Gorgeous headphone amp isn’t just ear candy

Lust List: Oppo HA-2 portable headphone amplifier and DAC What kind of audiophile nerd do you have to be to shell out 300 clams to “improve” your iPhone audio? Well, that’s what it is going to cost you to convert your digital audio into analog goodness with style. You can find cheaper options than the […]

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HBO Go just got even more distracting

An update to HBO Go is a direct assault on your productivity. The streaming service just added two new features that are sure to send you spiraling into a “just one more” death spin. The new features are Picture-in-Picture (for compatible devices running iOS 9) and autoplay, which is how you sit down to watch […]

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Apple TV ad shows just how big the small screen has become

Apple is pushing its new iteration of Apple TV hard, hoping to move it beyond a “hobby” into a must-have set top box for every living room and television set possible. Apple’s new ad, “The Future of Television,” is a visual collage of just about everything you can do with the Apple TV, including watching […]

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Siri teams with Cerebral Palsy Foundation to teach you to ‘just say hi’

Siri is loaded with fun Easter eggs. However, its latest addition — created in collaboration with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation — isn’t flippant or sarcastic like some of the AI assistant’s other one-liners; it’s just good advice. Ask Siri how to start a conversation with someone with a disability, and she’ll answer, “It’s easy. Just […]

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Apple just released an iPhone battery case, and it’s butt ugly

Apple today unveiled a surprise new $ 99 iPhone “Smart Battery Case,” available in white and charcoal gray — designed to not only protect your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6, but also to give it considerably longer battery life. While Apple does not give specific battery capacity details, it notes that the battery case offers increased […]

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iOS 9 adoption just keeps slowing down

iOS 9 adoption is continuing to limp slowly towards 100%. A couple weeks after we reported that iOS 9 adoption had “run out of steam” at 67%, it’s gained a few more percent points. But iOS 9 adoption still falls short of total. According to Apple’s latest figures, roughly 70% of eligible iOS users are […]

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App Store search just got much smarter

A number of developers have reported noticing a difference in the way the iOS App Store now organizes search results. It appears Apple made changes around November 3 to the search algorithm to improve the relevancy of the results. Developers have identified multiple factors that are contributing to the new App Store search and overall, the changes are garnering positive feedback. […]

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The new Apple TV just received its first software update

Apple released the first update for its new fourth-generation Apple TV today with tvOS 9.0.1. The new tvOS 9.0.1 update is a minor update that mostly focuses on performance improvements and bug fixes that have been discovered after the device went on sale at the end of last month. Apple TV owners can grab tvOS […]

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Pro Tip: Get your Apple TV sounding just right

You know that Apple TV is a great set-top box that allows you to play games, watch TV shows and movies, and even listen to Apple Music streams. What you may not have known is that you can connect Bluetooth speakers so that you don’t bother your roommates or family when you’re watching, enhance dialogue, […]

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Out of costume ideas for Halloween? Just ask Siri

Siri has a few extremely scientific and mathematical costume suggestions for Saturday’s festivities, but good luck figuring out how to implement most of them. You can get prompts from Apple’s digital assistant by asking, “What should I be for Halloween?” to your favorite iOS device, and its ideas aren’t bad if you can find a […]

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