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Tuesday Highlights: Apple, Cisco form partnership with goal of boosting iDevice adoption in the enterprise, and Jonny Evans argues the scope of the deal is much bigger than just the enterprise, could actually change the world; on the television front, rumor that a new Apple TV will be unveiled next week comes with word Apple might get into original content like Netflix and Amazon, was rumored to have bid for Jeremy Clarkson's auto show; John Sculley thinks Apple TV wil be Apple's "most revolutionary product"; Macworld takes us down history lane to the days when Internet Explorer 5 was a browser choice on the Mac; Angela Ahrendt's first next-generation Apple Store slated for Memphis, TN; appears Chinese jailbreakers heavily hit by KeyRaider malware on iOS; Ian Rogers, formerly Apple/Beats executive who left the company last week, heading to LVMH in Paris, France to work as Chief Digital Officer—more in our General Interest section; Google deals another death blow to Adobe Flash; photos of iPhone 6S Plus display leaked, shows off Force Touch sensor; iDevices may soon be able to detect smoke among 38 patents granted to Apple today; Wall Street Journal reviews DxO One, a device to upgrade your iPhone's camera making it "good enough for a pro"; Forbes' Simon Constable thinks "Apple should steer clear of the car biz".

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  • "The Apple Cisco deal may change the world (not just the enterprise)"  Computerworld 7:37 AM
  • "Apple courts business buyers: Apple partners with Cisco to grow its enterprise business." CNBC Videos 7:47 AM
  • "Apple and Cisco partnership aims to boost iPad and iPhone enterprise adoption" V3 7:58 AM
  • "Apple muscles in on biz world Again – this time with Cisco pact" The Register 7:40 AM
  • "Apple eyes move into original programming" Boston Herald 8:53 AM
  • "Apple May Be Taking On Netflix and Amazon" Fortune 7:53 AM
  • "Apple might start producing video content, Netflix-style" Mashable 7:43 AM
  • "Apple reportedly considering creating its own TV shows, movies" MacNN 7:54 AM
  • "Apple reportedly bid for Jeremy Clarkson as it plans its own Netflix-style TV shows" Telegraph 7:59 AM
  • "That Was Quick: Windows 10 Market Share Tops Vista, OS X" PC Magazine 3:05 PM
  • "Help discussions talk about troubleshooting unusual disk activity, performance tuning / streamlining, and stopping obnoxious auto-play videos on the Web." MacInTouch 10:06 AM
  • "VMware Fusion 8 Benchmarks vs. Fusion 7 and Boot Camp" TekRevue 7:37 AM
  • "OS X El Capitan: Enable the three-finger drag gesture" CIO 10:12 AM
  • "Watch Company of Heroes 2 running on Mac OS X" Mac Gamer HQ 11:20 AM
  • "Internet Explorer 5: Little features trampled underfoot in the march of progress" Macworld 8:02 AM
Press Releases
  • "Rhino 5 for Mac special pricing ends mid-September" Architosh 1:38 PM
  • "eFileCabinet Announces Compatibility with Apple Mac Platform" Business Wire 8:57 AM
  • "AppLinX for Mac: App Analytics Links Made Easy" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "M3Unify -Export and organize song files from your iTunes library to a folder, volume or portable media." Doug's AppleScripts 7:37 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Continues to Recruit Talent to Join Secretive Automotive Team" MacRumors 2:58 PM
  • "'Next generation' Apple Store redesigns to start rolling out this fall, Memphis one of the first in the US" 9to5Mac 8:04 AM
  • "One of Apple's first 'next-generation' US retail store designs will debut near Memphis" AppleInsider 8:20 AM
  • "Apple stores may be headed for major overhaul: Sporting flashier product displays, TVs with video content and more, the next-generation Apple stores will reportedly roll out this fall." CNET 1:53 PM
  • "Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos" Re/code 8:14 AM
  • "John Sculley says Apple TV will be the company's most revolutionary product"  Telegraph 7:58 AM
  • "Chinese iPhone users hit by 'KeyRaider' malware"  BBC 7:48 AM
  • "KeyRaider: iOS malware steals data from 225,000 jailbroken iPhones" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
  • "Jailbroken iOS Devices Vulnerable to KeyRaider Malware" PC Magazine 11:19 AM
  • "iPads replace cashiers at SF's quinoa restaurant" CNNMoney 11:20 AM
  • "Apple's iPad is key to visitor experience at new One World Trade Center Observatory" AppleInsider 11:20 AM
  • "Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers Heads to French Luxury Giant LVMH"  Re/code 7:54 AM
  • "Ex-Apple Executive Ian Rogers Joins LVMH as Chief Digital Officer" MacRumors 7:54 AM
  • "Former Beats 1 head Ian Rogers joining the French luxury group behind Louis Vuitton and Bvlgari" 9to5Mac 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Executive Ian Rogers Is Going to LVMH to Be Chief Digital Officer: LVMH's Bernard Arnault says appointment will help luxury group develop its online presence" [Paid Membership Required] 9:52 AM
  • "LVMH announces the appointment of Ian Rogers as Chief Digital Officer of the LVMH Group, effective October 2015." Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "Apple Pay transaction limit rises in the U.K." Cult of Mac 7:58 AM
  • "Apple co-founder tells followers to #FeelTheBern" The Hill 2:57 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "No need to panic: Amazon isn't slashing the number of Prime-eligible products available" GeekWire 2:52 PM
  • "Google Will Soon Start Punishing Mobile Sites With Annoying App Install Ads" TechCrunch 1:53 PM
  • "Google's iconic logo is changing in a big way" Mashable 11:21 AM
  • "Here's what Reddit would have been like in the 1980s" Mashable 8:56 AM
  • "Nest's Smart Thermostat Gets Updated With A Bigger, Brighter Screen" TechCrunch 8:53 AM
  • "PayPal has just launched a peer-to-peer payments service" The Next Web 8:22 AM
  • "Adobe Flash just took another step towards death, thanks to Google" The Next Web 8:21 AM
  • "TMO Daily Observations 2015-09-01: The Big Apple TV Studio Debate" The Mac Observer 1:38 PM
  • "Let's Talk iOS 097: Drama, despair, and excitement" iDownload Blog 8:52 AM
  • "Beats President Luke Wood on life with Apple and the pursuit of audio perfection" Mashable 8:50 AM
  • "Alleged iPhone 6s Plus Display: Hands-On Photos" G for Games 7:57 AM
  • "First glimpse at iPhone 6s Plus display shows off Force Touch sensor" Cult of Mac 7:58 AM
  • "iPhone 6s and 6s Plus 'to have weaker battery'" Telegraph 11:19 AM
  • "IPhone 6s price in China starts at 5,288 (RMB)" M.I.C. Gadget 7:55 AM
  • "Android Wear smartwatches to work with iPhones" BBC 7:44 AM
  • "Here are all the iPhones and iPads compatible with iOS 9 content blockers" iMore 11:30 AM
  • "NetMarketShare: Mac OS X, iOS both dip in market share in August" Apple World Today 7:38 AM
Granted Apple Patents
  • "Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone" AppleInsider 7:48 AM
  • "iPhones, iPads and Macs may soon serve as smoke detectors" Apple World Today 7:56 AM
  • "Apple Granted a Patent for Fused Glass Housings for an iMac, TV or iPhone" Patently Apple 7:52 AM
  • "Future iMacs may have more glass in their design and illuminated, wireless keyboards" Apple World Today 8:04 AM
  • "Apple Granted 38 Patents Today Covering Advanced FaceTime, Smoke Detector Systems & Street View Mapping" Patently Apple 7:53 AM
  • "Apple Granted 4 Design Patents Covering Control Center & FaceTime User Interfaces plus the Genius Bar Display" Patently Apple 8:22 AM
  • "Apple granted patent for location-based ticket books for iOS devices" Apple World Today 8:52 AM
Price Trackers/Deals
  • "Today's Top iPhone /iPad /Mac App Freebies And Price Drops" App Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "Splashtop Touchpad For iPhone Is Temporarily Available For Free (Normally $1.99)" App Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "LEGO Minifigures Online For iPhone/iPad Is Free Right Now (Previously $4.99)" App Sliced 10:12 AM
  • "12" MacBook Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:38 AM
  • "Mac mini Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:38 AM
  • "MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:38 AM

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  • "How to Make Your iPhone Camera Good Enough for a Pro: The DxO One is a tiny attachment offering a big upgrade to your iPhone camera. Geoffrey A. Fowler reviews." [Paid Membership Required] 8:50 AM
  • "Apple Watch vs Gear S2: We pit the two smartwatches head to head on paper" The Inquirer 7:40 AM
  • "Moshi iGlaze Review and iGlaze Armour Review – iPhone 6 Cases" Mobile Reviews Eh 11:18 AM
  • "Logitech Blok Keyboard Case review: Your iPad Air 2 will be mistaken for a Surface Pro" Macworld 8:03 AM
  • "Review: Adonit's new Jot Dash finally makes digital iPad styluses pen-thin and right-priced" 9to5Mac 8:22 AM
  • "Review: Syllable D900 Wireless Bluetooth Sports Headsets" Run Around Tech 8:53 AM
iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Apps
  • "Azeus Convene - iOS Review" Tapscape 7:53 AM
  • "Rainbowtail - iOS Review" Tapscape 7:53 AM
  • "Fluttabyes - iOS Review" Tapscape 7:53 AM
  • "Hands On: Pangolin 1.3 (iOS)" MacNN 9:54 AM
  • "'Zoombinis' Review - Edutainment at its Most Adorable" Touch Arcade 11:19 AM
  • "'Pocket God Vs Desert Ashes' Review - An Unexpected Pairing, With Expected Results" Touch Arcade 9:54 AM
  • "New iPhone sales unlikely to outdo iPhone 6, 6 Plus, claims analyst" ZDNet 2:52 PM
  • "All the rah-rah over new iPhone launches is starting to feel pathetic"  ZDNet 1:53 PM
  • "With iOS 9, Apple Maps will deserve another look" Mashable 11:18 AM
  • "Cisco And Apple: Not-So-Strange Bedfellows?" Forbes 9:53 AM
  • "Primal scream therapy: When you're so mad at Apple" Macworld 9:53 AM
  • "Apple Is Reportedly Preparing Its Own Original Programming" Forbes 9:53 AM
  • "Tales of the Genius Bar: 12-inch MacBook display etching issue" MacNN 8:20 AM
  • "Is Apple's Rumored Set-Top Box Too Expensive At $199?" Benzinga 8:03 AM
  • "Does Apple need an iPhone 6c?" iMore 7:53 AM
  • "Why Apple Should Steer Clear Of The Car Biz"  Forbes 7:39 AM
  • "Apple and Cisco Partner to Deliver Fast-Lane for iOS Enterprise Users" MacPrices 7:38 AM
  • "The Real Software Revolution? It's in the Data Center" Tech.pinions 7:55 AM
  • "Comic: The iPhone spice must flow" iMore 8:20 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "Fusion Guitar: Built-in amp and dock turns your iPhone into a roadie" CNET 3:05 PM
  • "GoPro app for iPhone & iPad gets smart editing feature to create & share clips" 9to5Mac 1:53 PM
  • "Genius Screen Protector Makes iPhone 6 Easier to Use With One Hand" Gizmodo 11:31 AM
  • "LinkedIn revamps messaging experience on iOS with redesigned app" 9to5Mac 11:19 AM
  • "Best wood cases for the iPad Air 2" [Slideshow] iMore 11:19 AM
  • "PGPTools for Mac & iOS. It allows to encrypt just about any text message in a single click, then you can send it the way convenient for you: e-mail, SMS, Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, Jabber or ICQ; recepient can use the tool to decrypt it." SJ Software 10:09 AM
  • "Amazon Prime Instant Video Now Lets iOS And Android Owners Download Titles For Offline Viewing" TechCrunch 9:53 AM
  • "Octo Telematics Launches New Driving App To Reward Good Drivers with Cheaper Insurance" Business Wire 8:58 AM
  • "VSoft's IRIS™ Omni-Channel Banking Now Available on Apple Watch™" Business Wire 8:57 AM
  • "Checking Out? Hilton's App Now Lets You Grab An Uber" TechCrunch 8:22 AM
  • "Griffin keeps your Apple Watch safe and sound in style" Coolest Gadgets 8:19 AM
  • "Quark Solutions All My Guitars App" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "T-Rex Attack! - Rev 2.00 Apple iOS Universal Game" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Super Grav - The Retro Gravity Cave Flyer For 1-4 Players" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Kids learn to tell the time with Bamba Clock" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Jawzle Bali - Jigsaw Puzzles for iPad is now available" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Take control of your meeting notes with for Meetings for iPad" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Turn any offhand song idea into various original songs, effortlessly" prMac 8:06 AM
  • "Introducing AudioBrain: an Audio Memory Development App" prMac 8:05 AM
Computer Industry
  • "Windows 10 grabs 5.21% market share, passing Windows Vista and Windows 8 in just one month" VentureBeat 9:17 AM
  • "Windows 10 is the world's fourth biggest operating system after a month" The Inquirer 7:13 AM
  • "Windows 10 claims 5.21% of the desktop OS market share in just one month" Neowin 10:58 AM
  • "Windows 10 after one month: Hits and misses" ZDNet 7:38 AM
  • "Laplink and Microsoft continue partnership to help migrate data to Windows 10" SuperSite for Windows 9:08 AM
  • "Microsoft Updates Schedule for Unlocked Surface 3 4G LTE" Thurrott 7:49 AM
  • "Microsoft accused of adding spy features to Windows 7, 8: The privacy impact of Windows' telemetry features continues to be scrutinized." Ars Technica 6:58 AM
  • "HP attacks 'ink anxiety' with 50% lower ink costs and new instant ink printers" VentureBeat 9:18 AM
  • "Nvidia releases GeForce 355.82 WHQL drivers for Windows 10" Neowin 7:28 AM
  • "An IBM supercomputer will take on China's air pollution crisis" The Daily Dot 7:06 AM
  • "IBM secures five-year AU$450 million partnership with ANZ" ZDNet 7:13 AM
  • "Dell Security Adds 50 Percent Rebate On SonicWall TZ And NSA Appliances" CRN 7:40 AM
  • "AMD: 'There's no such thing as full support for DX12 today', Fury X missing DX12 features as Well" WCCF Tech 7:40 AM
  • "Apple and Cisco to create a 'fast lane' for iOS business users" ITProPortal 7:44 AM
  • "Intel goes back to developer roots at IDF/IDF 2015: A turn for the better despite what some may say" SemiAccurate 7:50 AM
  • "Intel courts mobile app developers" CIO 7:44 AM
  • "Intel Pays Mirantis $25m for OpenStack Expertise" TechWeekEurope 7:44 AM
  • "Intel: Criminals getting better at data exfiltration" CSO 7:44 AM
  • "Negative business sentiment to hurt Korean tech firms in 3Q" ZDNet 7:13 AM
  • "Toshiba Delays Report on Finances Once Again" New York Times [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:19 AM
  • "Qualcomm's new mobile chip will learn how to identify malicious apps" The Verge 7:20 AM
  • "Samsung to show transparent OLED at IFA: The screen will be one of several new OLED displays and TVs on show this week" IDG News Service 10:58 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Industry News
  • "Dow Slides Back Into a Correction as China Fears Persist" TheStreet 12:04 PM
  • "Weak Global Manufacturing Data Wallop Wall Street" FOXBusiness 12:04 PM
  • "Midday Update: Stocks Swept Lower After Chinese Manufacturing Rekindles Worries Over Global Growth" Nasdaq 12:04 PM
  • "Stocks Tumble on Weak Chinese Data: Dow industrials, S&P 500 decline about 2% in early trade" [Paid Membership Required] 12:06 PM
  • "Asia Markets: Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lower/Asian markets fell Tuesday, pressured by disappointing manufacturing data that fueled concerns about growth in China and its neighboring economies." MarketWatch 7:43 AM
  • "Europe Markets: European markets fall as weak factory data piles on pressure/European stocks slid Tuesday, coming under pressure after disappointing data on factory activity in China and in parts of the eurozone." MarketWatch 7:43 AM

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