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Pretty Little Liars has only 10 episodes — and at least as many unsolved mysteries — left before fans say goodbye to Rosewood. Since production wrapped on the series in October, the stars have been sitting on as many secrets as the Liars themselves,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Mary Sollosi | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A few weeks ago I blogged my Inner Monologue for MLB Trade Rumors.  They decided it didn’t suck that bad, and asked if I’d write down some more thoughts… so now, back by not a whole lot of demand, my Inner Monologue Part 2! It’s 4:08pm on Saturday...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Tim Dillard | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Say what you want about the pitfalls of social media proliferation but voters, constituents and taxpayers have a real voice under the gold dome if they know how to use it.
From: Denver Post | By: Ian Silverii | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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I saw them on my way into a restaurant in Brentwood and thought they looked odd. A 40ish woman sleeping beneath an outdoor heater at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf at 7:30 p.m. on a Friday night. Beside her were her two teenage daughters, young women slumped...
From: The Wrap | By: Sharon Waxman | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Did it seem ridiculous to you that Beijing officials ordered a ban on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus over a dubious design patent claim? You're not the only one. A court has reversed the ban (which was suspended during a dispute process) and declared tha......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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I'm managing an event where we're inviting people to test out some super rad bouncy sneakers by using this bungee swing (like this but hanging from metal scaffolding). We want to give them a cool takeaway video that would ideally be a Boomerang (if you're...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: red_rabbit | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Looking for advice on how to set it up and how to judge a good provider. Recommendations welcome. I don't want to spend a ton of money but willing to spend a reasonable amount.I want it mostly for security purposes when using unsecured/poorly secured...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: roolya_boolya | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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It is the right, nay, the privilege of the older generation to disparage those who follow. Admit it. If you are older than 45, you’ve probably called out Gen Y millennials as pampered, couch-surfing, narcissistic Trustifarians. Hey, it happens. Gen...
From: Motor Trend | By: Carol Ngo | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Heading to the US on business? Here's how to work on the plane without your devices.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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While the app market in the UAE is soaring, many developers, such as the founders behind Justmop.com, are building their apps outside the country.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Apple is keeping things simple.
From: CNN | Friday, March 24, 2017
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After two months spent examining the calendar app heavy-hitters available for iPhone and macOS, AppleInsider helps you narrow down the choices....
From: Apple Insider | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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I want to say naughty adult things to someone on my iPhone but my 11yo son uses it a lot to watch youtube videos and I don't want him to see it. I don't want to delete the message thread because I like reading it back. Is it possible to hide a single...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Amazon.com's battle with Apple over digital assistants is moving to a new venue: hotel rooms, where Alexa and Siri are vying to be the voice-controlled platform of choice for travelers.
From: Denver Post | By: Bloomberg News | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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So I have a container view which holds 3 view controllers. When I launch the app I believe all 3 views instantiates. The issue I am having is this app is deep linking to a 4th view which plays a video using AVPlayer. How would you go about "skipping"...
From: Stack Overflow | By: user7097242 | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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I've gotten better at bringing my lunch to work - hooray! Unfortunately this means I no longer have a reason to leave the building around lunch time, and I hate just walking with no destination in mind. I need interesting things to go look at!I'm looking...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: skycrashesdown | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Near the end of last year, we got word that new emojis were on the way. With that announcement came a list of 51 proposed emojis that would come with the upcoming release of Unicode 10.0. That lineup has been pared down to 48, and as Emojipedia notes......
From: Engadget | By: Derrick Rossignol | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Last year, in the midst of media hullabloo regarding Apple having lost a design patent lawsuit in China, we wrote China’s Design Patent Scourge Has Snared Apple: Nobody Panic, calling for everyone to calm down because Apple would likely prevail in...
From: China Law Blog | By: Dan Harris | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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This week was full of tech newsApple launched a (RED) iPhone, we heard Instagram is adding bookings to the app and Elon Musk just teased Tesla's next car. It's a lot, so you may have missed some of the best new apps out there.  We've kept up for you....
From: Mashable | By: Freia Lobo | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple Inc. in design patent disputes between it and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China.
From: China.org.cn | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Apple claims that the CIA hacks released by WikiLeaks in its Vault 7: Dark Matter cache are obsolete and pose no threat to current iPhone and Mac users. The WikiLeaks documents list several projects meant for use on OS X devices (Macs) and one project,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cal Jeffrey | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A YouTube video creator took umbrage to the white bezel on the new (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus, and swapped out parts with a Jet Black model leading to an iPhone 7 Plus with a red back case, and black front bezel....
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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It’s been an eventful week for Apple, who released an updated version of the regular 9.7-inch iPad, simply called the iPad. The Cupertino company also released a red iPhone 7. Mac Rumors has the news. “The new 9.7-inch iPad is equipped with a faster...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Daryl Deino | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The Intellectual Property Court in Beijing has overturned a ruling that found Apple violated a patent belonging to a Chinese tech firm, Shenzhen Baili -- and in the process, removed the threat of a city-wide ban on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales....
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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It’s been a while since Jimmy Fallon whipped out his instrumental office supplies bit on the late-night circuit, choosing instead to perform hits like Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Adele’s “Hello,” and Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Going bezel-less is shaping up to be one of the biggest smartphone trends of the year. Edge-to-edge displays are striking, and it's advantageous to have smaller devices with larger screens. But how alluring can luxury builds be if you need to stuff them...
From: Gizmag | By: Emily Ferron | Friday, March 24, 2017
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The Davinci IQ is a top-notch handheld vaporizer, all wrapped up in a pretty package.
From: Business Insider | By: Jeremy Berke | Friday, March 24, 2017
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A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported. Last May,...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The notion of using a phone to power a computer isn't new -- we've seen companies like HP and Motorola try, and ultimately fail, to make it a reality for years. But that's not stopping Apple from considering the idea. The USPTO issued a patent filing......
From: Engadget | By: Devindra Hardawar | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency...
From: Reuters | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A recent patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday has shown an extremely interesting concept that Apple Inc. is looking into. Dubbed simply as an “Electronic Accessory Device,” the patent depicted a concept featuring a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Simon Alvarez | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Qualcomm, TI, TSMC, Analog Devices, and Broadcom all give you decent exposure to Apple while paying solid dividends.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Leo Sun | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Apple headlines for the week ending Mar. 24, 2017Image by AppleApple released a new iPad, a new red iPhone and new Apple Watch bands. But there’s plenty more news about the Cupertino-based company. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s...
From: Macworld | By: Macworld Staff | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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It was a very busy week for Apple, headlined by several surprise announcements on Tuesday, including a new "budget" iPad and a (Product)Red iPhone 7. A hacking group tried to hold Apple iCloud accounts hostage, and WikiLeaks released details of Mac and...
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Apple's new iPad marks a new budget-minded strategy for Apple's tablet line. The company still, however, has a high-end iPad that falls in the same 10-inch window. Let's compare the features and specs of the entry-level iPad with the high-end iPad Pro...
From: Gizmag | By: Will Shanklin | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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There’s good news for those who are really excited to touch the Galaxy S8, which will likely be available for purchase the third week of April after the device is officially announced by Samsung next week. A conversation with two Best Buy managers...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Daryl Deino | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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I’m 100 percent convinced this looks better than the white bezel.  ★ 
From: Daring Fireball | By: John Gruber | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Even though Apple's Siri has come under fire for revealing personal information while it's locked, the smart assistant recently helped save a mom's life. A 4-year-old boy used Siri to call emergency services in London and help his mom who stopped breathing,...
From: GeekSugar | By: Ann-Marie Alcántara | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Commentary: A UK child unlocks his unconscious mother's iPhone by pressing her thumb to the home button and asking Siri to call for help. Apple CEO Tim Cook tweets his admiration....
From: CNET | By: Chris Matyszczyk | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Plastic is soooo yesterday.  Wells Fargo, being the hippest bank to allegedly open more than 2 million fraudulent accounts in its customers' names, knows this.  And so, as of March 27, the San Francisco-based company is giving its account holders a...
From: Mashable | By: Jack Morse | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Do you want to dock your iPhone in your MacBook? Apple patents reveal the company's thinking about it. Plus, the Red iPhone 7, new iPhone SE, new iPad and more....
From: CNET | By: Brian Tong | Friday, March 24, 2017
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 Earlier this week, Apple announced a red version of its iPhone to support HIV/AIDS charity (RED). This is the first time that Apple has supported the charity through its flagship phone. The phone was made available today in select countries, and we...
From: TechCrunch | By: Rebecca Friedman | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the WikiLeaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of methods for...
From: Free Republic | By: TechCrunch | Friday, March 24, 2017
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When it first launched, Bear was an intriguing alternative to bloated note-taking apps like Evernote and OneNote, but it was still a little too new to dive into. After a couple minor iterations, I’m convinced it’s a worthy alternative for those sick...
From: Lifehacker | By: Thorin Klosowski | Friday, March 24, 2017
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This is the 'Tonight Show' as you've never seen it before
From: Time | By: Cady Lang | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Building a very specific app and curious if this functionality is even possible! Would love any thoughts/feedback!
From: Electronics Stack Exchange | By: user163554 | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Earlier this week, a sketchy group of hackers announced a bold claim: they had access to hundreds of millions of Apple emails, and then, threatened to wipe user data from 200 million iCloud accounts if their ransom demands aren't met by April 7.   The...
From: Mashable | By: Brett Williams | Friday, March 24, 2017
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The GOP has pulled the Health Care bill replacing the Affordable Care Act. “The president has suggested and Ryan has accepted to pull the bill,” MSNBC’s Kelly O’Donnel reports. GOP sources told MSNBC and CNN that House Speaker Paul Ryan visited...
From: The Wrap | By: Rosemary Rossi | Friday, March 24, 2017
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