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Twitter announces official support for tweetstorms with new ‘Threads’ feature

45 min 55 sec ago

Today on its official blog, Twitter announced its latest feature, Threads. Tweetstorms (long threads of multiple tweets) have long been apart of Twitter’s DNA, allowing users to tell extended stories or go on rants. Now, with the Threads feature, Twitter has made it much easier to share and read extended tweets.

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Categories: Misc

Mail to Things makes it easier to capture tasks, enables new Workflow and IFTTT actions

51 min 42 sec ago

Things by Cultured Code is already a beautiful and powerful task manager, and the latest update adds a handy new feature that makes it even more capable when it comes to capturing your tasks. Mail to Things is a new feature that lets you easily and securely create new tasks using email.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Amazon Mac Accessory Sale, Sonos deals from $134, Netgear Arlo System $300, more

2 hours 8 min ago

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: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications. more…

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Instagram now lets you follow specific hashtags in your main feed

2 hours 43 min ago

After announcing new features for Stories last week, Instagram is now rolling out support for following hashtags. This capability has been hitting accounts over the last 24 hours and makes it easier for users to follow a specific topic or person they might have interest in.

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Twelve South releases new slick HiRise Pro stand for iMac and iMac Pro

3 hours 23 min ago

Twelve South has today released its latest Mac accessory alongside Apple’s announcement that iMac Pro orders will start on December 14. Even if you don’t plan on splurging on the $5,000+ iMac Pro, this new slick accessory will work for any iMac as well as many displays.

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Comment: iTunes downloads aren’t going anywhere yet, but likely will eventually

3 hours 44 min ago

Apple yesterday denied a report that it plans to stop offering music downloads by 2019, offering only the Apple Music streaming service. Digital Music News claimed that plans to do this had been in place since 2016.

The company’s denial to us was unequivocal: Apple said it was ‘simply not true.’ But while that denial may apply to the specific report that plans are already in place with a target date of 2019, I suspect that it will happen at some point …

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Algoriddim’s djay Pro 2 for Mac brings AI mixing, new audio engine, & improved Spotify audio quality

4 hours 27 min ago

Algoriddim has today released the latest successor to their DJ software, now powered by machine learning. djay Pro 2 for Mac is available now and introduces Automix AI, a new photo integration, more in-depth media library management, accessibility features baked-in, and a whole new audio engine.

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iMac Pro comes with a special black Apple Lightning cable

4 hours 55 min ago

Apple has just announced that the iMac Pro will be available to order from Thursday, December 14. The company gave a unit to Marques Brownlee for some pre-release impressions and it includes a couple new tidbits. MKBHD says that Apple is including a black Lightning cable with the iMac Pro, something that you can’t (yet?) buy separately.

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iMac Pro, Apple’s most powerful Mac, will be available to order December 14

5 hours 27 min ago

Apple’s pro-oriented all-in-one desktop, the iMac Pro, is set to launch this Thursday on December 14, 2017. To learn what to expect from the iMac Pro you can read our full breakdown of everything we know about iMac Pro so far. more…

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Mac app claims to make audio file editing as easy as wordprocessing – but it’s not cheap

5 hours 34 min ago

A new Mac app from the former CEO of Groupon claims to make to make audio file editing as easy as wordprocessing. Descript allows you to edit a transcript of the recording, and the changes are then automatically reflected in the synced audio file …

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Lightroom CC adds auto settings powered by Adobe Sensei, watermarking support, more

5 hours 45 min ago

Adobe’s December release of Lightroom CC for iPad and iPhone includes a few new interesting features that will be helpful to amateur and professional photographers alike. The update comes after Adobe significantly overhauled the Lightroom experience earlier this fall, bringing closer integration between the Creative Cloud desktop application and mobile experience.

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Phil Schiller talks about the gamble of dropping the Home button; says iMac Pro ‘days away’

6 hours 18 min ago

iMac Pro release date has now been confirmed as December 14.

British gadget magazine T3 has an interesting interview with Apple SVP Phil Schiller in which he talks about the ‘gamble’ the company took in dropping the Home button from the iPhone X.

He also revealed that the iMac Pro is just days away from launch …

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Apple has a new imitator on the block as the Leagoo S9 clones the iPhone X notch

7 hours 2 min ago

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and Apple’s biggest flatterer to date has been Chinese brand Xiaomi, with its Mi Phone, Mi Pad, iOS-like Android skin and even website and keynote presentation cloning.

But another Chinese brand is seemingly aiming to take things one step further …

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Major expansion of Apple’s Everyone Can Code program rolling out to half a million students in Chicago

7 hours 36 min ago

Apple has announced a major new expansion to its Everyone Can Code initiative, designed to teach students how to use its Swift coding language to create iOS apps.

The program began by offering a free ebook, followed by a complete course curriculum for colleges, later rolled out worldwide. This latest initiative will see that curriculum offered to half a million students in Chicago …

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Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:50

Rumors of Apple Pay’s launch in Brazil have been circulating for the last year, but it looks as if we might be nearing a launch. iHelp BR reports that some Itaú Unibanco customers have started seeing early signs of the services launch in the country…

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Newton Mail team launches new Calendar companion app w/ Schedule View, quick entry, more

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:52

The team behind the popular subscription-based Newton Mail client has recently announced a new Calendar companion app. The developers say the app is designed to be lightweight and act as a complement to Newton Email, though it is a separate app…

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App Store now lets any developer make apps available for pre-order

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:35

Apple has announced today that all developers can now offer their applications for pre-order via the App Store. Apple made the announcement on its iTunes Connect blog, alongside a few other tidbits of news…

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GymKit makes US debut in New York City, more gyms coming in 2018

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:42

Apple’s GymKit platform is making its United States debut. After initially rolling out in Australia and London, CNET today reports that GymKit support is live at its first American gym…

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Google’s research team releases two new experimental photo apps for iOS

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:12

Inspired by the success of Motion Stills, Google is releasing more photography apps built on experimental technology. Today, Google is launching two new “appsperimentals” for iOS that take advantage of recent phone and computer vision advancements.

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Apple responds to latest report claiming the iTunes Music Store is closing

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:51

Digital Music News today reports that Apple is “on schedule” to rid the iTunes Store Music Store of downloads by 2019.

The report explains that the move to phase out music downloads has been in place since 2016, but in a statement to 9to5Mac, Apple denies the report and simply says “it’s not true.”

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