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BBC finally ditching Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5 for iP...

01 Oct 2015

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The BBC is slowly moving away from Adobe's Flash plugin for iPlayer. The company has rolled out HTML5 playback support for those who'd prefer to test out the arguably more secure platform. While the BBC will provide the choice between the two options, it has noted that Flash will not be removed completely.

The new player is supported on most modern browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, as well as Safari on iOS. The team behind the implementation will work through the next few months to improve the HTML5 player to match the capabilities of the Flash counterpart.

If you wish to opt-in the beta, you'll need to head to this webpage, after which you should see a HTML5 banner on the video player alerting you that you're now part of the test phase.

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Latest Vainglory update brings new hero, season structure...

01 Oct 2015

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If you're a Vainglory fan, your mobile MOBA experience is about to get quite a bit better. Developer Super Evil Megacorp has released patch 1.9 for the game, bringing a new hero, the addition of teams and guilds, and heralding the beginning of a new season structure. Here's the full breakdown of what's new:

  • New Tank Hero: Phinn!
  • Autumn Season 2015 Begins: Play on a new Halcyon Fold seasonal map skin!
  • Unlock limited-edition seasonal Celeste & Petal skins in the Market. (Available only in this update! Ends around Halloween.)
  • "Season 0" trophy archived in your Trophy Room.
  • Play Ranked to earn your Autumn trophy and prepare for future rewards.
  • Official Autumn eSports calendar announced! Details in News.
  • Teams & Guilds: Create or join one guild, which contains 20-50 players.
  • Guilds will have special rewards based on dedication and participation.
  • Create or join one team, which contains up to six players.
  • Teams will have special rewards based on competition and wins and qualify teams for major tournaments.

Overall, the 1.9 update represents quite a major one for Vainglory, and there are numerous balance changes and bug fixes to go along with the latest features. If you'd like to check out all of the new improvements, you can ****** up the latest Vainglory update at the link below.

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Apple snaps up U.K. speech recognition startup VocalIQ

02 Oct 2015

Posted By x-bot in iDevice News
Apple has purchased a U.K.-based startup called VocalIQ. The company apparently focuses on natural language processing technology, which allows users to speak to their devices in a more natural fashion, like the technology already behind Siri. VocalIQ specifically uses machine learning to build out its services, an area that Apple has shown an increased interest in as of late.
From the Financial Times:

While VocalIQ's speech processing and machine learning technology could be incorporated into devices from wearables to the connected home, the company was particularly focused on in-car applications. This included a collaboration with General Motors.

When asked about the acquisition, Apple gave its standard response:

"Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans," Apple said in a statement confirming the deal.

Apple has reportedly been pursuing new hires in artificial intelligence and machine learning for some time now. Apple has also made some strides in more consumer-facing artificial intelligence features, particularly with iOS 9, which includes smarter search and a more intelligent Siri.
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Tim Cook talks universal search on the Apple TV

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In a recent interview, Tim Cook discussed the new, universal search feature on the upcoming Apple TV. While at launch the search feature will show results from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and Showtime, Cook expects developers to incorporate search into their TV apps quickly thanks to the tvOS search API.

From Buzzfeed:

And Apple's confident that they will do just that. "I think that many, many people will want to be in that search," Cook said. "And that's great for users. Think about your experience today. Even if you're fortunate enough to have the content you want to watch in an app, you sometimes don't remember exactly where that show is, so you're going to Netflix or Hulu or Showtime. You shouldn't have to do that. It should be very simple."

Cook also said that universal search will make clear just where a particular piece of content is, and it will display seasons and episodes on all services in which they can be found, in addition to iTunes.

The new Apple TV, with its universal search and support for third party apps, will be available at some point this month. Developer recently began recieving hardware kits for the box, allowing them to test apps, including those supporting universal search, on actual devices.

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Apple Watch coming to Brazil and Colombia on Oct. 16

02 Oct 2015

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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href='http://www.imore.com...olombia-oct-16'title="Apple Watch coming to Brazil and Colombia on Oct. 16"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large_wm_brw/public/field/image/2014/11/apple_watch_sport_colors_demo.jpg?itok=s4M02QnW' /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.imore.com/apple-watch">Apple Watch</a> will be launching in Brazil and Colombia on October 16, according to updates on the two countries' regional Apple Store websites. <!--break--> The price for the Apple Watch in Brazil will start from R$2,899 for the base Sport model, R$4,599 for the base Apple Watch model, and R$80,000 for the base Watch Edition. Colombian prices are unfortunately not available yet.</p> <p>The Apple Watch originally launched in a small set of countries on April 24. However, as we've seen supply catch up with demand since launch, the wearable has become available for purchase from a total of 32 countries, along with several third-party retailers.</p> <p>Sources: Apple (<a href="http://www.apple.com/br/watch/">1</a>, <a href="http://www.apple.com/co/watch/">2</a>); Via: <a href="http://www.macrumors.com/2015/10/02/apple-watch-brazil-colombia-october-16/?utm_source=osx&amp;utm_medium=push&amp;utm_campaign=ios">MacRumors</a></p> </div></div></div><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/1/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/2/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/3/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/241225338665/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/a2t.img" border="0"/><img width='1' height='1' src='http://tipb.com.feedsportal.com/c/33998/f/616881/s/4a5c44a9/sc/28/mf.gif' border='0'/><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~4/kWtiSzUJvAY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Ballistic Case Company unveils new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus...

30 Sep 2015

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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href='http://www.imore.com...-6s-plus-cases'title="Ballistic Case Company unveils new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus cases"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large/public/field/image/2015/09/ballistic-cases-press.jpg?itok=c9WUBLKv' /></a></p> <p>The Ballistic Case Company has announced a new lineup of cases for the <a href="http://www.imore.com/iphone-6s">iPhone 6s</a> and <a href="http://www.imore.com/iphone-6s-plus">iPhone 6s Plus</a>. The Jewel, Jewel Spark, Urbanite, Explorer, Tough Jacket, Tough Jacket MAXX and Hard Core Tactical Series are all meant to provide heavy-duty protection against drops, and have all been drop test certified. All of these cases will also fit the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.</p> <!--break--> <p>Protection ranges from the basic Jewel and Jewel Spark cases, which cost $19.99 and $24.99, respectively, to the hardcore, with Ballistic's Hard Core Tactical Series offering heavy-duty, multi-layerd protection for the iPhone 6 and 6s for $99.99. While most of these cases are available for both sizes of phone, the Jewel Spark, Explorer, and Hard Core Tactical are only avaialble for the iPhone 6 and 6s.</p> <p>You can grab all of these cases directly from Ballistic Case Company.</p> <ul class="cta"><li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/jewel/">Buy the Jewel series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/jewel-spark/">Buy the Jewel Spark series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/urbanite/">Buy the Urbanite series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/explorer/">Buy the Explorer series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/tough-jacket/">Buy the Tough Jacket series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/tough-jacket-maxx/">Buy the Tough Jacket MAXX series from Ballistic</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.goballisticcase.com/shop/apple/iphone-6-6s/hard-core-tactical/">Buy the Hard Core Tacitcal series from Ballistic</a></li> </ul></div></div></div><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/1/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/2/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/3/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/241225205718/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/a2t.img" border="0"/><img width='1' height='1' src='http://tipb.com.feedsportal.com/c/33998/f/616881/s/4a4ca27d/sc/28/mf.gif' border='0'/><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~4/kqji6Are3SI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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How to turn off system integrity protection on OS X (but...

02 Oct 2015

Posted By x-bot in iDevice News
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href='http://www.imore.com...p-malware-away'title="How to turn off system integrity protection on OS X (but don't)"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large_wm_brw/public/field/image/2015/09/os-x-el-capitan-macbook-pro-privacy-hero.jpg?itok=zdcAsyne' /></a></p> <p class="intro">El Capitan makes it harder than ever for malware to be a problem on the Mac thanks to System Integrity Protection.</p> <p>System Integrity Protection (SIP) is a new way of managing access to essential system files in <a href="http://www.imore.com/os-x-el-capitan">OS X El Capitan</a>, but it's kicking some older software to the curb. So why is Apple implementing it?</p> <!--break--> <p>Malware is a really serious problem not just on Windows but the Mac too—it seems like almost every week, we get a new report of some sort of malware or adware that's attacking Apple users. Most of these outbreaks are contained quickly, fortunately, and mitigated by the built-in anti-malware and technologies like Gatekeeper.</p> <p>Apple can always do better, and in El Capitan, they have. To help bolster the Mac's security against malware infections, Apple's come up with System Integrity Protection</p> <p>Before El Capitan, people could easily modify, or allow to be modified, core system files used by OS X by entering their administrator password. It's how, for example, we grant software installers "root" access to setup apps.</p> <p>That's why, El Capitan has gone "rootless". System Integrity Protection makes sure the vital system files are safe from modification. This is a <em>good</em> thing: It should reduce the likelihood that you can accidentally infect yourself with malware, or that someone can gain access to your Mac or your files by escalating privilege exploits remotely.</p> <p>If you use system-modifying utilities and system extensions that made essential changes to the way OS X works, however, you may notice that they no longer function or need to be updated.</p> <p>SIP created problems for some developers during El Capitan's public beta development period over the summer. In many cases those problems have either been straightened out or are getting straightened out now. So <em>check with the makers of the apps you use</em> to see if they have updates.</p> <p>And of course stay tuned to iMore, because we'll report on key updates as they become available.</p> <p>Of course, you <em>do</em> have ultimate control over what happens on your Mac, so you can deactivate System Integrity Protection if you want to. I strongly advise <em>against</em> doing this, but I completely understand that you may be dependent on software that <em>has</em> to work regardless. I'll just reiterate one last time that SIP has been instituted in El Capitan for a reason: To protect you and to protect your Mac. Apple takes your privacy <em>very</em> seriously.</p> <h2>How to turn off System Integrity Protection in El Capitan</h2> <ol><li>Click the <strong></strong> menu.</li> <li>Select <strong>Restart...</strong></li> <li>Hold down <strong>command-R</strong> to boot into the Recovery System.</li> <li>Click the <strong>Utilities</strong> menu and select <strong>Terminal.</strong></li> <li>Type <tt>csrutil disable</tt> and press <strong>return</strong>.</li> <li>Close the Terminal app.</li> <li>Click the <strong></strong> menu and select <strong>Restart...</strong>.</li> </ol><p>If you decide later you want to re-engage SIP (and I <em>earnestly</em> hope that you do), repeat these steps, changing <tt>csrutil disable</tt> to <tt>csrutil enable</tt> instead.</p> <p>Again, SIP has been instituted in El Capitan for a reason — to improve OS X security, and reduce the risk of anyone who isn't supposed to from getting to your data. But as in all things, your mileage may vary. Just be careful!</p> <p>[custum:elcapbox]</p> </div></div></div><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/1/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/2/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/3/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/241225340334/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/a2t.img" border="0"/><img width='1' height='1' src='http://tipb.com.feedsportal.com/c/33998/f/616881/s/4a5cede3/sc/28/mf.gif' border='0'/><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~4/8VXOC9FIHlk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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New music on iTunes: Albums from Janet Jackson and Tamar...

02 Oct 2015

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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a href='http://www.imore.com...e-orders-games'title="New music on iTunes: Albums from Janet Jackson and Tamar Braxton, gospel music discounts, pre-order The Game's latest"><img src='http://www.imore.com/sites/imore.com/files/styles/large_wm_brw/public/field/image/2015/10/new-music-10-1-iphone62-plus-hero.jpg?itok=OEgOnsfE' /></a></p> <p class="intro">Every Friday, the <a href="http://www.imore.com/itunes-store">iTunes Store</a> adds new music to its lineup. This week, we have new albums from Janet Jackson and Tamar Braxton, discounted gospel music, and you can pre-order The Game's new album.</p> <!--break--> <p>New music this week is lead by Janet Jackson with her new album, Unbreakable. You can also get Tamar Braxton's lastest album, Calling Al Lovers. Trivium has released Silence in the Snow, their seventh studio album. Avicci has released a new album with Stories. Finally, alternative group Wavves has released their fifth studio album, V.</p> <ul><li>Unbreakable - $12.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/unbreakable/id1034128199?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>Calling All Lovers - $10.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/calling-all-lovers/id1037732393?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>Every Open Eye - $9.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/every-open-eye/id1018532737?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>Stories - $11.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stories/id1033710675?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>V - $7.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album//id1013224525?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> </ul><p>For fans of Christian and gosepl music, iTunes is currently holding a sale on a number of albums in these categories. At $5.99 each, with artists like Matt Maher, Anthony Brown, and Francesca Battistelli all have albums up for grabs.</p> <ul rel="nofollow"><li>Saints and Sinners - $5.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/saints-and-sinners/id971414947?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im">Download Now</a></li> <li>Everyday Jesus - $5.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/everyday-jesus/id1009514994?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>If We're Honest - $5.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/if-were-honest/id980113329?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> <li>Live Forever - $5.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/live-forever/id978466688?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Download Now</a></li> </ul><p>In pre-orders this week, we have some new albums, along with a major re-release. On November 6, Sam Smith will release a new Drowning Shadows edition of his 2014 debut In the Lonely Hour. You can also pre-order Documentary 2 by The Game, out October 9. Finally, you can order country group Old Dominion's full-length debut album, Meat and Candy, due out November 6.</p> <ul><li>In the Lonely Hour (Drowning Shadows Edition) - $13.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/in-lonely-hour-drowning-shadows/id1044445960?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Pre-order now</a> </li> <li>Documentary 2 - $9.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/documentary-2/id1040340334?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Pre-order now</a></li> <li>Meat and Candy - $9.99 - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/meat-and-candy/id1042414494?at=10l3Vy&amp;ct=d_im" title="" rel="nofollow">Pre-order now</a></li> </ul><p>Check back next week for more great music from the iTunes Store.</p> </div></div></div><br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/1/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/2/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/3/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"/></a><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/241225361011/u/49/f/616881/c/33998/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/a2t.img" border="0"/><img width='1' height='1' src='http://tipb.com.feedsportal.com/c/33998/f/616881/s/4a5b9a15/sc/28/mf.gif' border='0'/><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~4/64ouiIDQo0w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Apple Watch will be available at select Target stores thi...

02 Oct 2015

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Should you still be on the lookout for more places to stock and sell the Apple Watch, Target will join the club this week. Select stores will commence selling the wearable shortly, while the remaining stores will follow suit by October 25. If you're more into ordering things online, you'll need to hold off until October 18 when Target's online store will have the Apple Watch available.

20 models will be available in both 38mm and 42mm configurations, while color options include space gray and rose gold. The announcement notes that while select models and bands will be stocked at Target stores, the website will have an "expanded assortment" of Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch. Prices will range from $349 to $599, depending on what configuration you opt for.

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How to create folders and add apps to your iPhone 6s and...

28 Sep 2015

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Keep your Home screen clutter-free by creating folders.

Your iPhone and iPad Home screens can hold dozens and dozens of apps, but thanks to folders, that number leaps up to thousands. If your Home screen is getting a bit messy, consider folders to help you collect and organize apps of a similar type, color, style, or whatever specifics you dictate.

How create folders on your iPhone or iPad
  1. Go to your Home screen.
  2. Touch and hold on the app you want to create a folder for until all apps begin to jiggle and you enter Edit mode. (If you have an iPhone 6s and press too hard, you'll trigger 3D Touch; tap and hold lightly to enter Edit mode.)
  3. While continuing to hold your finger down on the app, drag it on top of another app you want in the same folder.
  4. If you don't like the automatic name iOS creates for your folder, tap the name field and change it to anything you like, then tap Done.

  5. Tap outside the folder area to return to the Home screen.
  6. Drag any additional apps that you want in the folder onto the folder.
  7. Click the Home button to exit Edit mode and complete the new folder.
How to add apps to folders on iPhone or iPad
  1. Go to your Home screen.
  2. Touch and hold on the app you want to add to your folder until all apps begin to jiggle and you enter Edit mode.
  3. While continuing to hold your finger down on the app, drag it to the folder.
  4. Release your finger to drop it into the folder.

  5. Drag any additional apps that you want onto that folder.
  6. Click the Home button to exit Edit mode.
How to remove a folder from your iPhone or iPad
  1. Go to your Home screen and tap the folder in question.
  2. Touch and hold on an app in the folder to enter Edit mode.
  3. Drag all apps out of the folder, at which point it will disappear.

Questions? Comments?

Let us know below!

Rene Ritchie contributed to an earlier version of this article.





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