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Ikea smart lightbulbs get HomeKit, Alexa and Google Home support

By | Amazon, Apple, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, ikea, TC | No Comments

 Ikea’s smart lighting system has received an update that makes its wireless hub compatible with Apple’s HomeKit, as well as with Amazon Alexa, and Google Home. This means if you have the hub and bulbs, you should be able to control them with your voice using any of those devices, as well as control them in Apple’s iOS Home app. The update also makes it possible to discover… Read More

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The iPhone 8 could mute notifications when you’re looking at the screen

By | Apple, facial recognition, Gadgets, iPhone, iPhone 8, rumor, TC | No Comments

 Last week, Apple accidentally released an early build of the HomePod firmware. Guilherme Rambo has been digging around a library file to spot strings and references that hint at future products and features. In particular, he just noticed that the next iPhone will be able to detect when you’re looking at the screen so that it can silence your notifications. I looked around the… Read More

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BlackPods brings your AirPods to the dark side

By | AirPods, Apple, apple inc, apple store, computing, EarPod, Gadgets, iOS, iPhone 4, iphone accessories, matte, nick, TC, Technology | No Comments

 This is the story of a guy who found a niche and stuck with it. The guy is a programmer named Nick who was worried about Apple’s wireless AirPods. He thought they looked stupid. “I didn’t have particularly high hopes when Apple first announced AirPods. I figured they would sound like their wired EarPods, which are fine but not particularly impressive. I was blown away when… Read More

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Apple just released iOS 11 developer beta 5

By | Apple, Apps, Gadgets, iOS, ios 11, Mobile, TC | No Comments

 Apple just dropped a brand new beta for your favorite iOS update of the year. While iOS 11 isn’t coming out until September, the company has been testing the new version for a couple of months already. I still don’t recommend installing the beta on a device you use every day, unless you’re willing to live with bugs, crashes and poor performance. The fifth beta is only… Read More

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Apple has an official Instagram account showcasing photos shot on iPhone

By | Apple, Gadgets, instagram, iPhone, shot on iPhone, Social, TC | No Comments

 Gizmo maker Apple just launched its official Instagram account, @apple. But this isn’t your average corporate account as the company doesn’t want to showcase its own product ad nauseam. Instead, Apple is going to share photos shot with an iPhone. In many ways, this Instagram account feels like the natural extension of the “Shot on iPhone” billboard ad campaign.… Read More

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iPhone 8 could scan your face even if your phone is on a table

By | Apple, Gadgets, iPhone, iPhone 8, rumor, TC | No Comments

 Apple’s HomePod firmware is the gift that keeps on giving. When the company shared an early build of the speaker firmware, many developers started digging around the strings in a library file to find hints about the next iPhone. And iHelp BR spotted an interesting reference to the facial recognition feature. A previous leak from the HomePod firmware revealed that the iPhone 8 (or… Read More

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Updated: Apple won’t have a yoga workout mode for WatchOS 4

By | Apple, apple inc, Apple Watch, Gadgets, Health, iOS, TC, watchOS, Wearables | No Comments

 News continues to leak out about what’s new in iPhone 8, and most of those rumors seem to be coming from a leaked iOS release related to the HomePod speaker. Something else we were tipped to in that same file: several references to yoga, including under a listing of workouts associated with the Apple Watch. Read More

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Apple Pay is coming to Sweden, Denmark, Finland, the UAE and more banks

By | Apple, Apple Pay, Apps, Gadgets, Mobile, TC | No Comments

 Apple has been announcing a bunch of news about Apple Pay recently. The company is expanding its mobile payment feature more aggressively. As announced in yesterday’s earnings call, Apple Pay is coming to the UAE, Denmark, Finland and Sweden before the end of the year. Apple hasn’t shared any specific information about those new countries. For instance, the company hasn’t… Read More

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