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MacSurfer's Archive: Monday, March 13, 2017
 

 

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Weekend Highlights: Apple refuses negotiation with Wikileaks regarding CIA hack data calling it all old information—more in our Apple/Macintosh, and Op/Ed sections; hackers claiming iCloud breach denied, but some valid iCloud credentials leaked to web sites; 9to5Mac on how to protect your iCloud account; iTunes Guy at Macworld looks at new features found in iTunes 12.6; US Senate overturns Internet privacy rules, and apparently inks law to prevent future changes by the FCC; IHS says iPhone 6s top selling smartphone for 2016; Red iPhone 7 models, new iPads available for purchase beginning today; will Apple's purchase of Workflow finally bring automation features to iOS?; Consumer Reports lists pros/cons of buying iPhones directly from Apple.

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Apple/Macintosh
  • "Samsung Galaxy S8 lacks 'attractive selling points', Apple's iPhone 8 could be more appealing: Analyst"  CNBC 7:30 AM
  • "Apple's new iPhone 8 'could well be a bigger draw for consumers' than the Samsung Galaxy S8"  Business Insider 7:35 AM
  • "iPhone 8 will blow away Samsung's Galaxy S8 sales, forecast says" The Next Web 8:14 AM
  • "Despite China weakness, Apple's 'aspirational' brand remains strong globally -- report" AppleInsider 11:19 AM
OS X
News
  • "Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers" MacRumors 12:23 PM
  • "Apple rolling out macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 6 for Mac" 9to5Mac 12:23 PM
AppleCare/Troubleshooting
  • "How to Identify High-Performance GPU Apps on the MacBook Pro" TidBITS 1:50 PM
Reviews/How-To/Tips
  • "How to rip DVDs and Blu-ray discs with MakeMKV and Handbrake" Macworld 6:29 AM
  • "Are deleted images in Apple's Photos gone for good? The more you use your Mac, the lower your chances are of recovering any deleted files." Macworld 7:31 AM
  • "Setapp: Mac users' software purchases just got much easier" TechRepublic 7:05 AM
  • "Stop Auto-Play Videos from Annoying You in Your Browser on macOS" Kirkville 8:00 AM
  • "Best VPN for Mac: Our 5 top choices/Stay safe and secure when you're online with your Mac" TechRadar UK 8:14 AM
  • "Switching from Mac to PC: Choosing a laptop/Windows PCs offer many more choices than Macs do. We'll help you sort through the options." PCWorld 6:43 AM
  • "How to manually check for Spotify app updates on Mac" iDownload Blog 8:25 AM
  • "Extreme Radar And Weather For The Mac" Mac360 8:41 AM
  • "This Mac Email App Won't Die" TeraTalks 8:57 AM
Op/Ed
Press Releases
  • "Bluebeam Ships New Bluebeam Revu 2017 for AEC Industries" Architosh 8:56 AM
  • "PortraitPro for macOS a fine addition to your photo editing tools" Apple World Today 7:06 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Watch can tell you when you're going to get sick"  Computerworld 8:41 AM
  • "Apple's ResearchKit generates reliable health data — at least for asthma patients" The Verge 11:25 AM
  • "Apple's ResearchKit Proves Valuable to Researchers" Digital Trends 3:26 PM
  • "How Will a Supplier's Factory Fire Affect Apple Inc.? A fire at a factory of this Apple supplier could lead to a slip in the production schedule of this key, hard-to-make component." The Motley Fool 8:11 AM
  • "How Android and iOS devices really get hacked: There are many ways to hack mobile devices, but the method people worry about is hard and relatively uncommon. You're more likely to get phished first" InfoWorld 8:14 AM
  • "Apple brings iOS 10 sticker packs to the real world in latest iPhone 7 ad" 9to5Mac 3:29 PM
  • "Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store" FOXNews 7:30 AM
  • "iPhone-toting woman assails Sean Spicer in Apple store" Cult of Mac 12:23 PM
  • "What Did Sean Spicer Buy at the Apple Store and How Quickly Was It Hacked?" Gizmodo 7:04 AM
  • "Nintendo Switch exploit discovered, leverages old iOS WebKit jailbreak method" AppleInsider 11:09 AM
  • "Why the Apple Watch is always set to 10:09 in its marketing" iMore 8:25 AM
  • "Video: The History of the iPod classic" 512 Pixels 11:09 AM
  • "Today in Apple history: Time's running out for Apple" Cult of Mac 8:25 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "New York City Sues Verizon, Claiming Broken Promises of Fios Coverage" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 9:26 PM
  • "After rocky tenure, Mayer leaves Yahoo 'tarnished': Yahoo CEO faced uphill battle and stumbles along the way" Computerworld 4:00 PM
  • "Why laptops won't come with larger SSDs this year: A tight NAND flash chip supply is pushing up prices for SSDs" Computerworld 3:29 PM
  • "A legal ruckus over Super Mario and his moustache" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 12:49 PM
  • "Snap hired Apple News's former media boss to work on its Discover section" Recode 11:14 AM
  • "Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee lists 3 risks: Fake news, political advertising, control of data" Business Insider 7:35 AM
  • "Facebook makes an explicit statement against surveillance" Mashable 11:52 AM
  • "Facebook To Expand Live-stream Sports Coverage With Major League Soccer Deal" Digital Trends 7:30 AM
Publications/Podcasts
  • "Upgrade #132: Extra Lasers" Six Colors 3:29 PM
  • "TMO Background Mode Encore: Former Apple Senior Director Michael Gartenberg" The Mac Observer 3:23 PM
  • "Why iOS 10.3 Isn't Going to Trash Your iPhone's Data -TMO Daily Observations 2017-03-13" The Mac Observer 12:38 PM
  • "iMore show 548: iPhone Edition" iMore 6:42 AM
Hardware/Software
  • "New iPad models being tested around Cupertino, logs show"  TechCrunch 11:57 AM
  • "New iPad models in testing near Apple's Cupertino headquarters, data suggests" AppleInsider 12:49 PM
  • "New iPad Models Spotted in Device Logs" MacRumors 1:13 PM
  • "Rumors: Apple Testing iOS 11 And Four New iPads" Apple Must 1:30 PM
  • "Apple Expected to Announce New Products as Soon as Next Week, Supply Chain Sources Say"  MacRumors 11:08 AM
  • "Rumor: Apple's new iPad Pros could debut next week, with or without an event" AppleInsider 11:25 AM
  • "A growing number of analysts say the iPhone 8 won't feature a curved screen after all" Business Insider 8:15 AM
  • "iPhone 8 (7s) UK release date, rumours, price and news: Apple to DROP Touch ID for larger display/This is why Apple is going to drop one HUGE feature from the iPhone 8" Alphr 8:10 AM
  • "iPhone 8 Concept Features Dark Mode, Borderless Experience [Video] iClarified 6:42 AM
  • "Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 10.3 to Developers" MacRumors 12:23 PM
  • "Apple Releases iOS 10.3 Beta 6 to Developers [Download] iClarified 12:23 PM
  • "Apple releases iOS 10.3 public beta 6" VentureBeat 7:03 PM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:50 AM

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Reviews/How-To/Tutorials/Tips
Reviews
  • "Review: Pioneer Rayz Plus Lightning Connector Earphones" iLounge 12:48 PM
  • "Snap Spectacles Review: Is This Really the Future of Snapchat?" iPhone Hacks 6:26 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "iPhone Browser Showdown: Chrome vs. Safari" Lifehacker 12:38 PM
  • "Google Maps Timeline Is Moves 2.0, Except Not for iOS" Subtraction 11:09 AM
How-To/Tutorial
  • "How to Mirror Your iPhone or iPad's Display to Your Mac for Free" iPhone Hacks 9:26 PM
  • "Guide to iCloud storage plans: How to upgrade & manage your storage" 9to5Mac 7:01 PM
  • "How to Print to PDF on iPhone with 3D Touch" OS X Daily 2:05 PM
  • "How to Set Up Your Phone for International Travel" PC Magazine 1:13 PM
  • "How To Turn Off Predictive Emoji In iOS 10" AddictiveTips 12:22 PM
  • "These are the best ways to personalize your AirPods!" iMore 11:13 AM
  • "Exporting iPhone Voicemail" MacMost 11:05 AM
  • "How to recover deleted photos on iPhone and iPad" iDownload Blog 7:31 AM
  • "How to remove ransomware: Use this battle plan to fight back/A combination of common sense, backup, proactive protection, and automated removal tools is a solid defense against the growing scourge of ransomware." PCWorld 6:42 AM
Tips
  • "5 hidden iPhone features you might not know" Cult of Mac 1:29 PM
Analysis/Commentary/Editorial/Opinion
  • "Can Apple's new iMessage ad convince you that stickers are as cool as Snapchat?" The Verge 3:26 PM
  • "Donald Trump Should Channel Steve Jobs on Security" TechNewsWorld 12:48 PM
  • "Will the iPhone 8 dominate the Galaxy S8? An expert predicts" Mashable 12:23 PM
  • "Apple's best 'Real problems... answered' iPad Pro ads aren't even made for TV" 9to5Mac 11:17 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program Could Be Good News For 'iPhone X'" Benzinga 11:13 AM
  • "iPhone 7 Hacked To Run Windows XP [Video] Redmond Pie 11:09 AM
  • "Don't Believe the FUD: Apple's iOS 10.3 Transition to APFS Will Be (Mostly) Fine" The Mac Observer 11:04 AM
  • "Apple And The 'Nirvana Phone" Mac360 9:34 AM
  • "Mass Surveillance On Apple's Customers" NoodleMac 9:24 AM
  • "Cassandra: Monday Review -The Addiction with Mobile Devices; The Internet of Things Lurching Slowly Forward" eXtensions 9:23 AM
  • "Just Who Is A Professional Mac User?" Mac 360 9:15 AM
  • "Statistically speaking, what will Apple announce next: and when? A crystal ball for data nerds: David Gewirtz assembles a decade's worth of event data: 26 product announcements: to calculate whether Apple is running late on its spring announcement cadence." ZDNet 8:29 AM
  • "Darren Hedgley: Addressing the iPad v pension dilemma/Opportunity to close workplace savings gap" Professional Adviser 8:11 AM
  • "Gabriel Zucman's Interestingly Bad Plan For France To Tax Apple" Forbes 7:36 AM
  • "If these Apple patents come to fruition, I'll be buying more items from the iTunes Store" Apple World Today 7:31 AM
  • "Your iPhone Has A Secret Feature You Probably Never Knew About" Refinery29 7:30 AM
  • "Analysis: What rumors about a new screen on the next iPhone could actually mean for you" Washington Post 7:30 AM
  • "$1,000 iPhone 8 'Edition' Coming?" Forbes 6:43 AM
  • "Comment: Making sense of the conflicting reports on the iPhone 8's curved or flat screen" 9to5Mac 6:28 AM
Non-Apple
  • "Sad fact of the day: Most people still don't know how to protect themselves online" The Register 7:03 PM
  • "Net neutrality DOA? Here's what's next for the internet: Republicans are saying net neutrality rules are bad for business, while Democrats fear any changes will leave our internet rights vulnerable." CNET 1:33 PM
  • "Orion Ubuntu Laptop Review: The MacBook Pro Alternative" Forbes 11:19 AM
  • "Google/Levis Smart Jacket Is Already Ten Years Late" Apple Must 9:24 AM
Humor/Cartoons
  • "John Oliver details all the ways Samsung products will probably ruin your life" Mashable 7:04 PM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Apple snubs Nokia's Withings on new HomeKit accessories webpage" AppleInsider 7:20 PM
  • "Mazda says Apple CarPlay support coming soon, including retroactive upgrades" AppleInsider 3:28 PM
  • "This case is literally an entire Android phone that you attach to your iPhone" The Verge 12:23 PM
  • "Apple now tracks and promotes all available and upcoming HomeKit accessories and packages" 9to5Mac 9:34 AM
  • "Pandora's on-demand Apple Music/Spotify competitor launching this week after Rdio acquisition" 9to5Mac 8:52 AM
  • "Powermat Developing 'Adaptation Plan' to Ensure Compatibility with Apple Wireless Charging" PRNewswire 8:28 AM
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of March 13: Bob 'Dr. Mac' LeVitus, iOS Security, FileMaker Pro, and Social Apps" The MUG Center 8:16 AM
  • "Microsoft updates Cortana for iOS with a fresh look: The virtual assistant's app gets a redesign to match its Android counterpart" IDG News Service 7:36 AM
  • "Google launches Uptime collaborative Youtube viewing app exclusively for iOS" AppleInsider 8:57 AM
  • "Google staff have created an iPhone-only app to watch YouTube videos with your friends" 9to5Mac 7:03 AM
  • "Offline English to Romanian Translator Dictionary 1.5" prMac 6:59 PM
  • "Alpha Matrix 1.0 released for iOS and Android - Fun Word Matching Game" prMac 6:33 AM
  • "Learning English language 1.0 released for iOS - Expand Your Vocabulary" prMac 6:33 AM
  • "Missiles and Planes 1.0 released for iOS/Android: Fly Dangerous Missions" prMac 6:28 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Intel in $15 Billion Deal for Self-Driving Tech Firm Mobileye" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:31 AM
  • "Intel Joins Silicon Valley's Race to Make Best 'Server on Wheels': Acquisition marks latest investment by a technology company in the future of autonomous cars" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:01 PM
  • "Intel, With Play for Mobileye, Elbows Further Into Crowded Race to Self-Driving Cars: Auto makers, tech companies ramp up efforts to develop technology for autonomous vehicles" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 3:26 PM
  • "Intel's $15 billion purchase of Mobileye shakes up driverless car sector" Reuters 4:04 PM
  • "Confirmed: Intel is paying $15.3 billion to acquire Mobileye, a computer vision firm specializing in autonomous cars" VentureBeat 8:31 AM
  • "Intel's 5 biggest acquisitions of all time" VentureBeat 1:05 PM
  • "Intel Acquiring Mobileye For More Than $15B In Major Move Into Automated Driving" Forbes 8:32 AM
  • "Intel is buying Mobileye for $15 billion" Axios 8:30 AM
  • "It's The 1940S Again: Ibm's Scott Crowder On The Infancy Of Quantum Computers" Digital Trends 8:40 AM
  • "Why IBM's speech recognition breakthrough matters for AI and IoT" TechRepublic 1:50 PM
  • "IBM pushes blockchain system for e-transaction" DigiTimes 8:39 AM
  • "Lloyds plans to transfer over 1900 staff to IBM in £1.3 billion outsourcing deal" Finextra 8:38 AM
  • "Lloyds looks to move 1,900 staff to IBM to cut costs - union" Nasdaq 8:38 AM
  • "HP UK offers up to £500 to trade in your phone for its Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship" Neowin 8:34 AM
  • "Microsoft Hears From WikiLeaks After Data Leak: WikiLeaks is said to have reached out to Microsoft following the data dump." TheStreet 3:28 PM
  • "Windows 10 will soon let you try apps without installing them first" The Next Web 8:56 AM
  • "Kernel 4.10 gives Linux support for AMD Ryzen multithreading" PCWorld 8:23 AM
  • "AMD Vega GPU CompuBench Benchmark Reveals That It Performs Better Than The Nvidia GTX 1080" SegmentNext 8:23 AM
  • "Oracle earnings: further licensing declines expected as cloud transition continues" MarketWatch 3:44 PM
  • "Korek Telecom selects Ericsson and Cisco to transform IP core networks" Capacity Media 8:20 AM
  • "Cisco to upgrade Mobily's data centre and enterprise network" Capacity Media 8:19 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "The Next iPhone Could Be a Big Catalyst for These Apple Suppliers: These two companies seem to have an inside track on wireless charging." The Motley Fool 8:12 AM
  • "Why Apple and Pfizer Are Piling Into Taiwan's Bond Market/A coming rule change has triggered a surge of Formosa bonds: Issuance is up 81% year-to-date to $17.1 billion" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 7:31 AM
Industry News
  • "Stock market holds its ground as Fed rate decision looms: Health care stocks lead S&P 500 laggards" MarketWatch 4:01 PM
  • "Stocks Go Nowhere as Wall Street Waits for Fed News: The S&P 500 stalls near its flatline on Monday in a quieter day of trading ahead of a Federal Reserve-focused week." TheStreet 4:01 PM
  • "4 Factors That Could Drive Stocks Higher Or Lower: U.S. stock indexes ended Monday's session little changed, as volume fell off in the run-up to the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting." Investor's Business Daily 4:01 PM
  • "Wall Street Drifts Along, Awaits Fed Decision" Reuters 4:01 PM
  • "Dow Drops as Investors Await Cues From Fed: The Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan are set to make interest rate decisions this week" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:01 PM
  • "Asian markets mixed ahead of busy week for central banks: Global stocks lacked direction at the beginning of the week, with some markets in Asia ignoring a positive lead from the U.S. as local drivers took precedence." MarketWatch 8:11 AM
  • "European stocks log 4th day of gains in choppy trade: European stocks climbed in volatile trade Monday, but with investors trading cautiously ahead of potentially market-moving events this week, including the Dutch election, the U.K.'s Brexit bill vote and a U.S. interest-rate decision." MarketWatch 12:23 PM

 
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