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Happy Hour Podcast 087 | Siri Speaker, Apple Watch sleep tracking, and the latest in HomeKit

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about the latest Siri Speaker rumors, potential Apple Watch sleep tracking and smarter heart rate tracking features, the latest news in the HomeKit space, and much more. 9to5Mac’s Happy...

‘A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition’ hits iBooks today, promises ‘a world of additional content’

On the 20th anniversary of the first publication of A Game of Thrones, George RR Martin told the Guardian that a special edition of the book due to be released today on iTunes represents ‘an amazing next step...

As expectations grow for MacBook Pro launch next month, different reports suggest late October launch [Poll]

With numerous reports suggesting that Apple will launch a new MacBook Pro range in late October, one sketchy rumor suggests that the keynote presentation will take place on October 24. A Monday doesn’t seem particularly likely,...

Samsung Reports 1 Million Note 7 Users Safe After Recall, but Overheating Stories Persist

Samsung today issued a statement confirming that more than one million of its Galaxy Note 7 customers affected by reports of overheating, and sometimes explosions, are now using devices with batteries "that are not vulnerable...

Apple Maps Now Provides Traffic Data in Four More European Countries

Apple Maps has recently been updated with all-new traffic data in Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, and San Marino, providing users with real-time updates about vehicular traffic in four more European countries. As usual, highly congested areas...

Apple’s first Chinese R&D center will be in Zhongguancun Science Park Beijing, employ 500

Tim Cook last month told the Chinese government that Apple would be building its first research and development center in China by the end of the year, and local media now appears to have some specifics. The...

New York’s Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to enhance customer service

New York’s Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to enhance its customer service efforts when the restaurant re-opens next month, reports Eater. When Meyer’s 30-year-old Union Square Cafe reopens in Manhattan next month, every floor manager and...

Spotify Launches in Japan, the Largest Music Market Outside the U.S.

Spotify launched in Japan today, 18 months after it opened its first offices in the country (via TechCrunch). The streaming service has been in protracted negotiations with record labels to flesh out rights for the region,...

Manhattan’s Union Square Cafe Will Outfit Managers With Apple Watches to Improve Hospitality

Union Square Hospitality Group and Resy, a restaurant reservation startup, tonight announced at the TechTable Summit that every manager and sommelier at the Union Square Cafe will be outfitted with an Apple Watch to help...

Next Year’s “iPhone 8” To Feature All New Design, Edge-To-Edge Display, Ceramic Body

Apple’s iPhone 7 is still just weeks old and attention has already begun to turn to what the Cupertino technology maker will have in store come September time next year. Apple is known to have...

Tim Cook to appear at Utah Tech Tour alongside Senator Orrin Hatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to appear at the Utah Tech Tour this Friday, September 30th. Senator Orrin Hatch will host a special question and answer session with the Apple executive at the event,...

This iPhone 7 case aims to bring back the 3.5mm headphone jack

Apple made the courageous decision to remove the headphone jack with its new iPhone 7, but that won’t stop third-party accessory companies from thinking of every way imaginable to bring the port back. Today, a...

Watch Eddy Cue interview Bruce Springsteen at the SoHo Apple Store [Video]

Bruce Springsteen today sat down with Apple executive Eddy Cue for an interview at the SoHo Apple Store in New York City. The interview focused mainly on Springsteen’s new memoir “Born to Run,” which was...

iPhone 7 Goes For Scuba Diving Test, Records 4K Underwater [Video]

Apple’s iPhone 7 is claimed to be IP67 rated, making it suitable for water resistance at a depth of 1m for up to thirty minutes. That’s great if you happen...

The Best Pokemon Go For iOS Cheats, Tweaks, Tips [Guide]

You will have had to have been living under a rock for the last few weeks or months to not have realized that developer Niantic has started a gaming phenomenon...

Apple Watch Series 2 Review [Video]

With the release of Apple’s new flagship phone, iPhone 7, we also got new smartwatches — Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2. While not much has changed from the...

iPhone 7 Home Button Settings: How To Customize Haptic Feedback Level Of The ‘Click’

Want to customize iPhone 7 Home button settings for the haptic feedback level of the click? Here are the instructions on how to do that on an iPhone 7 or iPhone...

Skype for iOS update adds support for CallKit, Siri integration, and more

Skype today announced a major update for its iOS app that brings with it a host of new features and optimizations for iOS 10 users. The update brings contact information improvements, CallKit support, and Siri...
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Downgrade iOS 10.0.2 To iOS 9.3.x, Here’s How [Tutorial]

Here’s what you need to know on how to downgrade iOS 10.0.2 to iOS 9.3.x on your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device. If you...

How To Jailbreak iOS 9.0.2 On Any iPhone, iPad, Using Pangu...

Pangu shocked everybody using the launch of Pangu 9 iOS 9 to iOS 9.0.2 jailbreak for several backed iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. This...

How To Jailbreak iOS 8.4 With TaiG v2.4 On iPhone 6,...

Update: iOS 8.4 has been released, and so is TaiG v2.4 jailbreak for iOS 8.4. iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, 4s, all iPads and...

How To Jailbreak iOS 8.4 Using TaiG For Mac OS X...

The following step by step tutorial will certainly help you jailbreak iOS 8.4 on Mac OS X utilizing the newly released TaiG jailbreak device. Supported...

2016 MacBook Pro With Touch ID And OLED Touch Bar Set For Late October Launch [Report]

Now that the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 are released, attention amongst the Apple community has once again turned to the Mac, and whether various Mac lines will...

App Store Search Ads begin rolling out to developers, Apple offering $100 promo credit

Earlier this year, Apple introduced a handful of changes to the App Store, one of which being the inclusion of ads in search results. The capability was included in iOS 10 when it went into...

App Store Search Ads Go Live, Developers Able to Purchase Ad Spots

Back in June, Apple announced some major changes to the App Store, including the addition of ads to App Store search results. App Store Search Ads have gone live as of today, and Apple is...

Report: Spotify in ‘advanced talks’ to acquire SoundCloud as music streaming war continues

According to a new report from the Financial Times, Spotify is in “advanced talks” to acquire SoundCloud, the popular user-focused streaming music service. Details of the acquisition talks are unclear at this point, the report...

Spotify in ‘Advanced Talks’ to Purchase SoundCloud

Streaming music service and Apple Music rival Spotify is in "advanced talks" to acquire audio distribution platform SoundCloud, reports Financial Times. Little information is available on the terms of the potential deal at this time. SoundCloud,...

Amazon Announces New 2016 Fire TV Stick, Here Are The Details

Amazon has announced a new 2016 Fire TV Stick featuring Alexa Voice Remote and much improved hardware. Here’s everything you need to know. If you’re looking for a streaming stick that plugs directly...

How To Fix iOS 10 WiFi Issues [Guide]

Here are tips on how you can fix iOS 10 WiFi performance issues or problems on your compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. If you’ve installed iOS 10 on either...

Multiple Android Wear smartwatches are not pairing correctly with the iPhone 7

Android Wear is a fantastic platform, but one of its best aspects is that it works not just on Android, but also on iOS. While Android Wear’s functionality is more limited when used with iOS devices,...

Don’t worry, Apple isn’t intercepting all your iMessage contacts for police

The Intercept’s Sam Biddle published a story today citing police documents that he reported prove Apple logs every contact you type in iMessage to share with law enforcement without telling anyone. But it’s not exactly news....

Apple announces new iOS enterprise partnership with services firm Deloitte

Apple has announced a new enterprise partnership with professional services firm Deloitte focused on integrating iPhones and iPads in the workplace. The latest enterprise partnership follows similar arrangements with IBM and SAP. The arrangement with Apple...

Twitter’s ‘Moments’ Feature Now Available for Everyone

Starting today, Twitter is opening up access to its Moments feature to everyone, allowing all Twitter users to create their own story timelines through tweets and photos. Launched in October of 2015, Moments is designed to...

End Of An Era: BlackBerry Announces Hardware Exit

If you thought BlackBerry could continue building hardware forever, regardless of how successful, or unsuccessful – as the case may be – that hardware was, then it appears that you...

How-To: Gradually wake the Apple Watch Series 2 with the Digital Crown [Video]

If you’re an Apple Watch Series 2 owner, you’ll find a new feature in watchOS 3 that allows you to gradually wake the screen using the Digital Crown. This is a handy feature for those moments...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Dell 29” Monitor $291, iPhone 7/Plus Accessories $4, SanDisk Lightning Flash Drive $25, more

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: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Amazon has a pair of...

T-Mobile Extends Free Data in Europe and South America Until 2017

T-Mobile has announced it is extending its free unlimited high-speed data travel promotion throughout South America and 19 European countries until the end of 2016. Simple Choice and T-Mobile ONE customers will be able to text...