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Where are the images and videos from the Photos app saved on my Mac?

45 min 49 sec ago

Not unlike iTunes, Photos for Mac defaults to copying every single imported photograph or video to its own library. You can change that behavior if you like, but most people prefer to not bother themselves with running managed photo libraries so they’ll keep the setting as is. In this post, we’ll explain where the images and videos from the Photos app are stored on your Mac and more.... Read the rest of this post here

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Daily Deals: $80 wireless earbuds, $30 gaming keyboard, and more

2 hours 50 min ago

iDB’s Daily Deal post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!... Read the rest of this post here

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Apple to cut affiliate commission on apps and in-app content to 2.5 percent

3 hours 27 min ago

As first noted by Contrast founder David Barnard, Apple just slashed the affiliate commission on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac apps and In-App Purchases from the previous seven percent rate down to 2.5 percent globally.

“Beginning May 1, 2017, commissions for all apps and in-app content will be reduced from seven percent to 2.5 percent globally,” Apple told iTunes Affiliate Program members via email.

All other iTunes content types, including music, movies, electronic books and TV subscriptions, shall remain at the current seven percent commission rate in all markets.

“We will also continue to pay affiliate commissions on Apple Music memberships so there are many ways to earn commissions with the program,” reads Apple’s message.

Apple’s Affiliate Resources webpage has received a facelift with optimized navigation, a new Getting Started guide on becoming an affiliate partner, an updated Program Overview section providing information on the commission raters, reporting, creating links and more.

Source: David Barnard on Twitter via MacRumors

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Fourth betas of iOS 10.3.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2 & tvOS 10.2.1 now available

5 hours 49 min ago

Apple on Monday issued fourth betas of what would become maintenance and bug-fix updates to its four major software platforms: iOS, macOS Sierra, watchOS and tvOS. Members of the Apple Developer Program can now deploy iOS 10.3.2 beta 4 (build 14F5086a), macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 4 (build 16F67a), watchOS 3.2.2 beta 4 (build 14V5485a) and tvOS 10.2.1 beta 4 (build 14W5583a) through the Software Update mechanism.... Read the rest of this post here

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Apple Maps launches transit directions for Paris

6 hours 22 min ago

Apple has added transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris, TechCrunch reported Monday. Customers can now use Apple Maps on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple Watch to calculate itineraries using the available public transportation options which include subway, RER and busses lines, among others.... Read the rest of this post here

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Samsung likely to set up 7G flexible OLED factory

6 hours 42 min ago

Samsung’s display-making arm is likely to set up a seventh-generation manufacturing plant in South Korea solely dedicated to flexible OLED panel production, Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes reported this morning citing UBI Research. Samsung Display produces more than 90 percent of all OLED panels for smartphones and tablets. The company is expected to churn out OLED panels for iPhone 8 on an exclusive basis until rivals Sharp, LG Display and Japan Display join the mix in 2018 and 2019.... Read the rest of this post here

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iPhone 8 dummy indicates Touch ID embedded in OLED display

7 hours 36 min ago


Aside from publishing a purported drawing of iPhone 8’s logic board this morning that’s “only 70 percent accurate,” Benjamin Gasket this past week shared photos of a dummy CNC iPhone model obtained from a Foxconn source. Of note, it features a single cutout for a vertically aligned dual-camera system with no other cutouts on the backside.

This might indicate that Touch ID could be embedded into iPhone 8’s OLED display, as previously suggested. As others have underscored, Benjamin Gasket’s Twitter account may not be the most reliable source of Apple leaks so take this report with a big pinch of salt.... Read the rest of this post here

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iPhone 8 could boast L-shaped battery and True Tone display, retain Lightning connector

8 hours 29 min ago

Purported drawings of iPhone 8’s logic board showing internal component layout leaked on the web Monday. The images indicate that Apple’s upcoming flagship won’t adopt USB-C after because the good ol’ Lightning port can be seen at the bottom of the device. Other things we can infer from the images, allegedly obtained from a Foxconn source, include an L-shaped battery, a display with True Tone capability similar to that on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and more.... Read the rest of this post here

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KGI: iPhone 8 could launch in extremely limited supply in September

9 hours 35 min ago

According to the latest KGI Securities research note Monday, Apple’s iPhone 8 could be in extremely limited supply to end 2017. The note, obtained by MacRumors, blames the delay on significant hardware upgrades like a custom edge-to-edge OLED display panel, a redesigned thin-film 3D Touch module, 3D sensing cameras, ten-nanometer A11 Fusion processors and substrate-like printed circuit board.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo writes in the note that Apple’s suppliers are now expected to ramp up production of the handset as late as October or November versus the usual August-September timeframe for a new iPhone. As a result, Kuo believes that iPhone 8 will launch in September to face “severe supply shortages” for some time.... Read the rest of this post here

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The best jailbreak tweaks for the Music app

10 hours 48 min ago

If you have a jailbroken iOS 10 device, then you likely used the Yalu jailbreak tool that debuted at the beginning the year. While the iOS 10 jailbreak has inspired the development of numerous jailbreak tweaks, some of them really stand out from the rest.

In this piece, we’ll discuss the best jailbreak tweaks for complimenting the Music app that have been released following the iOS 10 jailbreak.... Read the rest of this post here

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Orange sunlight wallpapers

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:00

With the iPhone 8 approaching, we continue to see rumor leaks and schematics, providing a clearer look at the upcoming flagship device. A 3D rendering is even available, based on the previous schematic leaks.

Last week, we featured a design mockup of the iPhone 8, based on many of the current rumors. Most notably, the large, edge-to-edge screen will be the most impressive feature. In the mock-up, many iDB readers were asking for the wallpapers in the sketch. Step inside for the ones we could get in our hands.... Read the rest of this post here

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Jailbreak tweaks of the week: CCDataMore, WifiChannelBar, & more

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:00

As we conclude yet another week here at iDB, it’s only standard that we come at you with another roundup showcasing all of the jailbreak tweaks that were released throughout the week.

We’ll start with our favorite releases we covered this week and then move on to everything else later on in the post.... Read the rest of this post here

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The top stories of the week on iDB

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 07:00

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Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is a news item, a new jailbreak tweak, a tutorial, or an app review, we sum it all up in one convenient place for you.

As always, if you like what you’re reading, please feel free to spread the love by sharing our posts on your favorite social network.

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Give Notification Center a makeover with betterNC10

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 14:16

If you’re looking for a new look and feel for Notification Center, then check out a new free jailbreak tweak dubbed betterNC10 by CydiaGeek.

This tweak lets you change up the aesthetics of Notification Center as well as change the way certain functions behave. The bevy of options that are baked into betterNC10 can reduce the time you spend clearing notifications and remove unwanted clutter among other things.... Read the rest of this post here

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Vanido, Charge Running, Giphy Says, and other apps to check out

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 07:00

iDB’s Apps of the Week column features new and unique apps and games that we think are worth checking out over the weekend.

This week’s edition of our Apps of the Week roundup includes an app that helps you improve your singing, a fitness app with a new take on running, and a new app from Giphy. And as always, we have two new games for you to check out.... Read the rest of this post here

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Apple bought a firm that made a smart balloon platform for capturing impressive aerial imagery

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:29

The company best known for the iconic smartphone may be working on satellites, as per Bloomberg. This is cool, but here’s something even cooler: back in 2015, Apple acquired a startup called Aether Industries LLC that specialized in “near-space technology.”

That’s interesting because no one knew about this deal before Bloomberg’s write-up today.

Among other technologies, Aether Industries developed high-altitude balloons used for capturing aerial images, anywhere on Earth, at up to ten times the resolution of the highest-resolution commercial mapping satellite in orbit today.... Read the rest of this post here

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Apple may be funding Boeing’s satellite system for global broadband coverage

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:17

Today’s report from Bloomberg on Apple’s latest high-profile hirings includes a passage that sheds light on Boeing’s alleged talks with Apple regarding a broadband satellite service. According to Boeing’s regulatory filing, the aerospace giant is planning to blanket the Earth with more than a thousand satellites providing fast Internet coverage throughout the United States and internationally. According to authors Mark Gurman and Mark Bergen, Boeing has talked with Apple about investing in or partnering on the project.... Read the rest of this post here

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Daily Deals: $44 Harmony 650 remote, $23 20000mAh battery pack, and more

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 17:41

iDB’s Daily Deal post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!... Read the rest of this post here

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Apple recruits top Google satellite executives for whole new hardware team

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 16:53

Mark Gurman and Mark Bergen, reporting Friday for Bloomberg, have learned from sources who didn’t wish to be named that Apple is in the process of starting a brand new hardware team for which it recruited a pair of top Google executives specialized in satellites for collecting images and those for communications.

It’s unclear from the report what Apple’s secretive new hardware team might be focusing on, but it could be inferred from the hirings that Tim Cook & Co. might be considering a satellite constellation of their own for either image collection or some sort of communications services.... Read the rest of this post here

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3D model of iPhone 8 casing based on likely fake schematics depicts rear mounted Touch ID

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:51

A pair of purported iPhone 8 design drawings that “leaked” recently depict Apple’s upcoming flagship as having a vertical dual-camera layout and a rear-mounted Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Today, these alleged schematics received a cool CAD treatment, courtesy of Instagram user bro.king. He went about creating a 3D model of a future iPhone with a rear-mounted Touch ID sensor, based on supposed technical drawings, and this is what he came up with.... Read the rest of this post here

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