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Bad ‘iPhone 7’ knockoffs continue hitting the web

We haven’t seen a radically different iPhone 7 design leak at this point yet, and that’s likely because the iPhone 7 or whatever Apple calls in this fall is widely expected to be another addition to the iPhone 6 series as far as design goes. Show More Summary

T-Mobile offering free unlimited data to Simple Choice customers visiting Europe this summer

If you’re one of the 2.5M Americans planning a European vacation this summer, T-Mobile has a pretty sweet deal for its Simple Choice customers: free unlimited speed data throughout July and August, up from the normal 128Kbps limit. The...Show More Summary

WhatsApp working on music sharing, mentions, public groups and large emoji

German site Macerkopf has been playing with the latest WhatsApp beta, and notes that it includes a new feature to share music with your contacts. You can share music stored locally on your device, as well as tracks from Apple Music. more… Filed under: Apple

Jony Ive awarded honorary science doctorate by England’s famous Oxford University

Jony Ive was one of ten ’eminent figures’ awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Oxford yesterday. The degree was awarded at Encaenia, the University’s annual honorary degree ceremony, where Ive became a Doctor of Science. The announcement listed Ive’s lengthy list of previous accolades … more… Filed under: Apple

Instagram will next month offer Facebook-style translation of comments, captions and bios

Facebook has offered automatic translation of posts and comments for some time, so it’s no surprise that Instagram – owned by Facebook – is following suit. Instagram has announced that the new feature will roll out sometime next month. more… Filed under: Apple

Apple says it intentionally left the iOS 10 kernel unencrypted for better software optimization

Earlier today we reported that the kernel of the first developer preview of iOS 10 is unencrypted – a first for any iOS version. At the time, we weren’t entirely sure if Apple had deliberately done this or if was an error and would get reverted in the next beta of the operating system. Show More Summary

iPhone 7 said to have slightly larger earpiece & relocated ambient light sensor

Earlier this week it was reported that Apple would be including standard 3.5mm EarPods plus an adapter with the iPhone 7, and now a few more minor details have emerged regarding the device. According to Macotakara, the iPhone 7 will feature a slightly larger earpiece, while the ambient light switcher will also be relocated. more… Filed under: Apple

Opinion: Search Ads in the App Store introduce multiple new ways for developers to compete

Since iOS 10’s first beta hit last week, testers have been seeing signs of Apple’s Search Ads in the App Store. Officially announced a week earlier, Search Ads were marketed as being a way to help customers “discover or reengage” with an application. Show More Summary

SanDisk’s Memory Case puts a Lightning flash drive in a sleek iPhone case w/ optional battery pack

When I reviewed SanDisk’s new Lightning to USB flash drive for iPhone back in April, I noted it was one of the best yet. Today the company is launching a new product that essentially offers the same functionality— extra storage for files that you can access from a companion iOS app— but in the form factor of a sleek iPhone 6/6s case. more… Filed under: Apple

Dropbox app gets doc scanning & more, but now requires desktop app for free auto-camera uploads

Dropbox is getting some notable updates today for both the mobile apps and desktop that bring a number of new productivity tools and features to the service. It’s also changing its mobile camera uploads feature for basic users to require they have the desktop app installed or a paid Pro account. more… Filed under: Apple

macOS Sierra Preview Roundup: Mac catching up with iPhone & iPad, but many iOS 10 features are missing

Apple announced macOS Sierra as the successor to OS X El Capitan last week at WWDC 2016, introducing new features like Siri for Mac, Apple Pay for Safari, Auto Unlock, Universal Clipboard, and new iCloud features that will ship to customers later this fall. Show More Summary

9to5Toys Lunch Break: PowerBeats2 Headphones $120, Seagate 4TB Portable HDD $110, Sony AirPlay Speaker $290, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Score PowerBeats2...Show More Summary

Happy Hour Podcast 072 | iOS 10 dark mode, Apple’s Home app, iPhone 7 rumors, and more

This week Benjamin and Zac recap iOS 10, macOS Sierra, and watchOS 3, plus break down dark mode rumors, how Apple’s new Home app works, the latest iPhone 7 news, and much more. 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… Filed under: Apple

Waves wants to bring 3D audio to any headphones using a new app & head tracker

Waves is a heavyweight in the digital audio world with its audio plugins for recording, mixing and live sound being a staple among many pros. The company’s latest venture, however, is more of a consumer experience aimed at listeningShow More Summary

72 new emoji are on the way, likely headed to iPhone and iPad with iOS 10

72 new emoji will be making their way to iPhone and iPad soon, likely with iOS 10. The Unicode standards body this week ‘released’ the latest round of new emoji characters, including sneezing face, drooling face, ‘selfie’, boxing glove...Show More Summary

The Chinese company alleging patent infringement by Apple is essentially defunct – WSJ

Shenzhen Baili, the Chinese company that last week managed to win a Beijing patent office ruling that the iPhone 6 copied its own Baili 100C smartphone, is effectively defunct, reports the WSJ. [Parent company] Digione had collapsed, brought down by buggy products, mismanagement and fierce competition, according to former employees and investors. Show More Summary

iOS 10 kernel is unencrypted – possible mistake, but likely to be deliberate

Security experts cited by MIT Technology Review have found that the kernel of the first developer preview of iOS 10 is unencrypted, allowing anyone to examine the code. All previous iOS kernels have been encrypted by Apple. The heart...Show More Summary

NASA app for Apple TV adds live streaming from ISS, on-demand video, 15k photos & more

Space fans with 4th-gen Apple TVs are in for a treat, as NASA has released its popular app on the platform. It was already available for iOS, Android and Fire OS, but this is the first time you’ve been able to access it directly on your...Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg’s MacBook security advice? Put tape over the webcam and microphone

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is no stranger to elaborate security. It was reported earlier this year that Facebook has spent more than $16 million on security to protect the executive from “specific threats” from users and other sources. Show More Summary

Apple Pay adds over 40 new banks and credit unions in the United States

Just two weeks after coming to over 30 new banks and credit unions, Apple Pay today has added an additional 44 new institutions in the United States. The new banks come a few days after Bank of America announced that it was rolling out...Show More Summary

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