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FTC warns influencers about relying on Instagram’s ad marker

Up and coming social media stars posting sponsored content may want to take a careful look at today’s #Influencers101 Twitter chat from the FTC. The agency tried to clarify a number of issues cropping up around promotional material posted to social m…

How to Use Siri’s New Translation Feature in iOS 11

iOS 11 brings new functionality to Siri, including a translation feature that allows Siri to translate words and phrases spoken in English to a handful of other languages. Translation is super simple to use, and while the translations aren’t always per…

iPhone X reportedly suffers another production delay, now slated to start in mid-October

It’s no secret that Apple has run into trouble manufacturing the iPhone X. Numerous reports have highlighted the delays and struggles that ultimately led to the October/November release window Apple announced last week. Now, a new investor note from Barron’s says that Apple has run into even more production issues…

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Watch: watchOS 4 restricts browsing of connected iPhone music library

With the release of watchOS 4, Apple no longer allows users to browse their iPhone’s music library, restricting song list viewing to tunes stored on device.

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on messaging apps like Skype and Snapchat

Saudi Arabia will lift a ban on internet calls at 8PM ET today that had stood since 2013. Services that follow rules set by the country’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) will be allowed to operate, according to a spokesman…

How to Enable Type to Siri in iOS 11

One of the common complaints about Siri is the vocal component — speaking to Siri must be done verbally, which can be embarrassing and inconvenient in social situations. Apple hasn’t provided a clear cut solution like an integrated Siri and Spotlight …

Sequel to ‘Final Fantasy’ creator’s free-to-play game launches today

Final Fantasy creator Hironubu Sakaguchi has had some good success with his action-RPG-puzzle mobile game, Terra Battle. The free-to-play sequel — Terra Battle 2 — is out on both iOS and Android, but if you want to play it, you’ll need to…

Apple throws iTunes spotlight on 4K HDR movies ahead of Apple TV 4K release

Ahead of Friday’s public release of Apple TV 4K, Apple on Wednesday updated its iTunes Store with a special section dedicated to available 4K HDR movies, content that highlights the new set-top streamer’s high-definition capabiliti…

Epic hopes ‘PUBG’-style ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ will tempt gamers

Epic Games’ Fortnite has been out for a while in paid Early Access, but hasn’t quite taken off in the same way that, say, Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) has. The hot new indie “battle royale” title has a massive, rabid user base and an impressiv…

Massive HomeKit improvements in iOS 11 include faster switching and much more powerful automation

You can tell from the numerous improvements iOS 11 brings to HomeKit that the standard…

Albertsons snaps up meal kit startup Plated

 In a first for national grocery chains, Albertsons is buying the healthy meal kit delivery startup Plated for an undisclosed amount, brokered by Credit Suisse Group AG. Read More

Why the Apple Watch won’t replace your doctor anytime soon

Apple is moving ahead with a plan to screen for disease with its Apple Watch…

Sean Penn will star in Hulu’s upcoming Mars series, ‘The First’

In May, Hulu ordered a straight-to-series show called The First. Set in the not too distant future, the series depicts the first human mission to Mars and humankind’s first attempts at colonizing another planet. Today, Variety reports that Sean Penn…

Nest unveils Hello doorbell, Cam IQ Outdoor & Secure home security system

Alphabet’s Nest on Wednesday revealed an assortment of smarthome accessories, including the Hello doorbell, an outdoor version of the Cam IQ, and a complete security system called the Secure.

Tesla said to be working on its own self-driving AI chip with AMD

 Tesla is reportedly developing its own processor for artificial intelligence, intended for use with its self-driving systems, in partnership with AMD. Tesla has an existing relationship with Nvidia, whose GPUs power its Autopilot system, but this new in-house chip reported by CNBC could potentially reduce its reliance on third-party AI processing hardware.
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Apple showcasing 4K HDR movies with new featured section in iTunes

Just two days before the first Apple TV 4K arrives to customers, Apple is showcasing 4K HDR content in iTunes. While the company first started rolling out 4K TV and movies last week, you can now view some of the top choices in a dedicated featured section…

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Nintendo issues takedowns for ‘Super Mario 64 Online’ mod videos

Last week, modders released a tool that enabled folks to play the classic game Super Mario 64 online in massive multiplayer batches with up to 23 of their friends. To be clear, this was just a plugin that allowed folks who were already playing…

Delphi partners with BlackBerry QNX on its autonomous driving platform

 Delphi is planning to launch its own autonomous driving solution for car manufacturers and mobility service fleet operators in 2019, and it announced today that it will use BlackBerry QNX as the operating system for the automated drive solution. …

Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car: CNBC

(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Apple Highlighting 4K HDR Movies in iTunes Ahead of Apple TV 4K Launch

Ahead of the launch of the Apple TV 4K, Apple has updated its iTunes Store on Mac, iOS, and Apple TV with several sections highlighting a range of 4K HDR movies that are available to purchase or rent.

The 4K section lists dozens of movies broken down into categories like New Releases, Visually Stunning, Action & Adventure, Drama, Comedies, and more.


Quite a few new releases are available in 4K, including Wonder Woman, Baby Driver, Alien: Covenant, Logan, John Wick: Chapter 2, La La Land, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Apple first began making 4K content available for purchase late last week. Apple’s 4K movies are available at the same price as HD movies, with new releases typically available for $19.99.

iTunes customers who have already purchased HD quality content can expect to see their HD films upgraded to 4K at no additional cost.

4K iTunes content will be available on the Apple TV 4K, set to launch this Friday, September 22. Pricing on the 4K Apple TV starts at $179 for 32GB of storage.

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Toshiba’s chip drama ends with sale to a financial group

The long-running bidding war over Toshiba’s flash memory business has effectively come to an end… and the winner probably isn’t who you expected. Toshiba has agreed to sell its NAND division to a group led by the private equity firm Bain Capital fo…

Motorola’s Moto X4 now works on Google Project Fi

Google’s efforts to disrupt the mobile carrier network have certainly proven popular for people who can feasibly use it, but it’s no secret that the rollout of Project Fi has been restricted by the narrow choice of handsets available. Now, the search…

Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will add “more human review and oversight” to its ad-buying system, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday, responding to rising criticism that automated processes have allowed people to buy di…

Waymo wants $2.6 billion from Uber for a single trade secret

During a hearing today wherein Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo asked a judge to delay its upcoming trial against Uber in order to review new evidence, Reuters reports that one of Uber’s attorneys said Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion for the alleged…

Analysts: Users are passing on iPhone 8/Plus, waiting for iPhone X instead

Pre-orders for the iPhone 8 appears to be falling well below the iPhone 7 levels last year…

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