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How to Convert a Live Photo to Still Photo on iPhone

The Live Photos feature on new iPhone cameras is fun and interesting as it turns a still photo into a short live action clip automatically. While you can turn the Live Photos feature off and on easily with a quick toggle, another approach is to not think about it by leaving the feature on, then … Read More

The feds still want Apple to help it hack an iPhone in New York

The FBI dropped its case against Apple to hack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, but the Department of Justice filed a new letter today demanding Apple help it unlock a different iPhone. The iPhone in question belonged to a meth deal Jun Feng in New York. Federal authorities believe the device may contain critical evidence […]

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iOS 9 adoption slowing, but still faster than iOS 8

71 percent of iOS users are using the latest version of the mobile operating system, according to stats released by Apple. Measured by visits to the App Store this week, the stats also show 21 percent of users are running iOS 8, while 8 percent are running previous versions of iOS. While that’s only a slight […]

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Jeb Bush thinks Apple Watch is flawed, but still cool

Poor Jeb Bush. He can’t even discuss the Apple Watch and its shortcomings without coming off as overly exasperated. “It’s not as intuitive as the other Apple products,” he said in a recent video interview with Business Insider. “The battery gives out too quick,” he continued, exhibiting the kind of head-bobbing body language he usually […]

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iOS and Mac attacks will rise in 2016, but Apple still no. 1 for security

Security firms Symantec and FireEye say that 2016 is set to usher in an increase in the number of attacks on Apple systems — following a rise in the quantity of threats to Mac computers, and the more-than-doubling of iOS malware in 2015. Dick O’Brien, a researcher at Symantec, says the increasing number of attacks is part […]

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Two years on, iBeacons still haven’t taken off

Apple launched its iBeacons to great fanfare back in 2013, but since then… well, they haven’t exactly taken the retail world by storm. An interesting new article by Bloomberg digs into some of the facts and figures about Apple’s beacon technology, citing reports claiming that only 3 percent of retailers currently use beacons, and just 16 […]

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The first Lytro is still ahead of its time, and more affordable than ever [Deals]

Light-field photography has been around for a number of years now, but it’s still mind-blowing. By measuring the direction of all the light rays in an image space, it produces pictures that can be refocused and explored like a living moment, a paradigm shift that was marked by the introduction of the first Lytro camera. […]

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Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

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Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

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Apple still has no intention of merging OS X with iOS

The new Magic Trackpad 2 introduced Force Touch to the iMac, but Apple’s not ready to embrace the concept of a Mac touchscreen — and according to Phil Schiller, it’s unlikely to do so anytime soon. We’ll take that as a “no” for anyone dreaming of an iOS/OS X hybrid. “iOS from its start has […]

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