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Pokémon’s Magikarp Jump splashes onto iOS for worldwide release

Pokémon fans have long been waiting for an official game to make its way to the App Store. Last week seemingly out of nowhere, the company announced it would be releasing a new game, titled Magikarp Jump. Having been released in select countries earlier this week, it is available now in the US and rest of the world. more…

Happy Hour Podcast 121 | 10.5-inch iPad Pro expectations and macOS 10.13 wishlist ahead of WWDC

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss more 10.5-inch iPad Pro expectations, Apple’s settled patent dispute with Nokia and why it matters, a wild iPhone 9 rumor, and our macOS 10.13 wishlist ahead of WWDC 2017. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more…

News site claims that Trump’s iPhone is so locked down Twitter is the only visible app

News site Axios is claiming that Trump’s iPhone is so locked down the only visible app on it is Twitter. Staff are also said to aim to keep him too busy to spend much time watching cable TV and tweeting… more…

Apple News hires prominent New York Magazine editor as first-ever editor-in-chief

Apple News is gaining its first-ever editor-in-chief, according to a new report from Politico. Lauren Kern will take on the newly created role at Apple after serving in prominent positions at both The New York Times Magazine and New York Magazine. more…

Continuation patent shows that Apple is still exploring virtual keyboards for MacBooks

Apple has patents for virtual keyboards on MacBooks dating back as far as 2009, but a continuation patent application published today shows that the company is still exploring the idea. A virtual keyboard was of course a headline feature...Show More Summary

IK Multimedia debuts new beast Mac synth w/ Moog, Roland, Prophet, & Oberheim sampler-instruments

IK Multimedia, a popular maker of mobile audio recording solutions and software for iOS and Mac, is introducing a massive new plug-in instrument for Mac and Logic Pro today. The new Syntronik is a sample-based virtual synthesizer and features 38 painstakingly multi-sampled virtual versions of some of the most classic synthesizers that have ever existed. more…

UK airport installs 2000 iBeacons for augmented reality navigation & passenger tracking

Gatwick Airport, the second-largest of London’s airports, has installed around 2,000 iBeacons to help passengers find their way around the terminals. While phase 1 of the project is rather basic – merely showing people where they are...Show More Summary

AOL launches updated Alto email app w/ integrated calendars & Amazon Alexa support

AOL, now part of Verizon, is today launching an updated version of its Alto email app that it first launched back in September of last year. Today’s update includes new calendar integration, Amazon Alexa support, and more. One of the highlight new features arriving in today’s update is full calendar integration in the app’s Dashboard interface: more…

Apple continues roll-out of local currency pricing in App Store with nine more countries

Apple has been gradually switching its international app store pricing from US dollars or Euros to local currencies, doing so in eight countries at the end of last year. It told developers last week that it would be doing the same thing in a further nine countries ‘within 7-10 days,’ and these changes have now taken effect … more…

Belkin Wemo smart home accessories to add HomeKit support with new Bridge coming this fall

After a change of heart, Belkin has now officially announced that it will bring HomeKit support to its ecosystem of Wemo smart home accessories later this year with the unveiling of a new HomeKit Wemo Bridge. The bridge will enable all Wemo devices currently on the market to interact with an Apple user’s HomeKit setup. Show More Summary

Look inside Apple’s latest retail store shows stunning staircase, Apple Park paintings, boardroom

Two days ahead of the opening of the first Apple Store in Singapore, the company has provided a press preview of the interior. One notably missing feature is the glass staircase which has traditionally been a signature design element of Apple’s retail stores. Show More Summary

Apple transitions to Newsroom portal for press releases, updates executive bios page design

Apple has today officially transitioned away from its aging press portal in favor of the modern Apple Newsroom, which combines company press releases, photo coverage and other news into one place. All links to apple.com/pr now redirect...Show More Summary

Jony Ive appointed chancellor of ‘the world’s best design school’ the Royal College of Art

Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive has been appointed chancellor of London’s famous Royal College of Art (RCA). The RCA has been ranked as the world’s best university for art and design for three years running. Ive, who was awarded an honorary doctorate by the RCA back in 2009, says he is thrilled by the news … more…

Qualcomm accuses Apple of blackmail, seeks injunction against iPhone suppliers

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple over patent royalties for wireless chips has been further escalated. Qualcomm has effectively accused Apple of blackmailing it by instructing its suppliers to withhold royalty payments. Qualcomm makes the accusation in a court filing requesting an injunction against all four of Apple’s iPhone manufacturers … more…

Apple Store app displaying ‘we’ve got something special in store for you’ message, online store still up

Ahead of new product releases, Apple will take its online store down for a few hours to changeover banners and products, as well as to build hype. This evening, the Apple Store app for iOS has gone offline without warning, though the Apple.com store remains online. However, it’s unlikely that this is for product announcements… more…

New study finds Apple Watch to be most accurate at measuring heart rate, calorie tracking subpar

A new study out of Stanford University today dives deep into the accuracy of modern fitness trackers, including the Apple Watch. The study, which consisted go 60 participants, takes a look at how accurate fitness trackers are at measuring heart and calories burned… more…

Twitter brings support for live, 360 degree video to its Apple TV app

Last fall, Twitter debuted a new app for the Apple TV to allow users to take advantage of its growing video content, and today the company is updating that app with a pair of new features. Headlining the update is support for live, 360 degree video… more…

Twitter updates its emoji set with full Emoji 5.0 support

Twitter designer Bryan Haggerty has shared today that the social media platform has updated its emoji to include all of the new images available with the Emoji 5.0 release. more…

The best MIDI keyboards for Mac and Logic Pro

Now that we are well in to 2017, we thought it was a good time to re-assess the MIDI keyboard situation for Mac users. We have some new contenders on the block that have pushed some old favorites to the side, while AKAI, Native Instruments and more  continue to bring some of the best and most affordable controllers to market. Show More Summary

Dash for iOS returns to the App Store following fraudulent review controversy

The popular developer utility app Dash has returned to the iOS App Store with Apple’s approval, according to the app’s developer. Dash was previously removed from the App Store after Apple claimed the developer’s account was related to fraudulent reviews. more…

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