Monthly Archives: January 2018

iOS 11.3 update, iOS 12 rumors, T co-processors in new Macs, HomePod, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 590

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Details about iOS 12 have leaked, while Apple released the iOS 11.3 beta. Apple could release new Macs with its T co-processor later this year. We also feature your comments and questions for Michael Simon, Jason Cross, Roman Loyola, and Dan Masaoka in the Macworld Podcast, episode 590. Here are relevant links to get more […]

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WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly users. $19B? Not so bad.

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Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp sounds smarter and smarter. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on the Q4 2017 earnings call today that WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion users and sees 60 billion messages sent per day. That’s compared to 1.3 billion monthly users and 1 billion daily active users in July. The massive growth makes […]

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Perfect end to a perfect month: Yet another Win10 1709 cumulative update, KB 4058258

Microsoft told us three weeks ago that Win10 Fall Creators Update, version 1709, was ready for enterprise deployment. Since then, we’ve seen the early January patch yanked because it tanked AMD machines. Then, after the first patch was reinstated, we got two more cumulative updates. In the past three weeks. I guess that’s what Microsoft […]

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Upload App Previews with Transporter

January 31, 2018 You can now use Transporter, Apple’s command-line delivery tool, to upload app previews to iTunes Connect. Transporter integrates with your content management system to deliver your app metadata in bulk using XML, which is especially useful for adding and managing multiple localizations. For details on using Transporter to upload app previews, see […]

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FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

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Of all the streaming TV bundles available today, FuboTV is the most peculiar. Ostensibly aimed at sports fans, Fubo’s $40-per-month package doesn’t include ESPN, which is the largest sports network of them all. A lot of the coverage sports fans expect, such as Monday Night Football and a wide swath of college football games, will […]

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OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes Review: Pulling Punches

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With an extensive roster of quirky characters and a world that’s as colorful as it is joyful, the OK K.O.! universe is the perfect playground for a video game adaptation. But while OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes perfectly captures the show’s tone and aesthetic in its own way, it is, unfortunately, let down by repetitive […]

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Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition: Release date, gameplay & trailer

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Square Enix announced at Gamescom 2017 that Final Fantasy 15 is coming to Windows for the ‘ultimate quality’. Now it has revealed that there’s something at the opposite end of the spectrum: a Pocket Edition of the game that will run on your iPhone or Android device. Following the announcement in 2017, the game is […]

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Curiosity's sweeping Mars panorama shows how far it's come

The images were taken on October 25th, 2017 during the 1,856th “sol,” or Martian day, when it was clear enough to see mountains some 50 miles distant. NASA notes that the image “has been white-balanced so the colors of the rock materials resemble how they would appear under daytime lighting conditions on Earth.” NASA annotated […]

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Fujifilm to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal, Create Joint Venture

Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings is set to take over Xerox Corp in a $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 38,775 crores) deal, combining the US company into their existing joint venture to gain scale and cut costs amid declining demand for office printing. The acquisition announced on Wednesday comes as Xerox has been under pressure to find new […]

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Google Search results to give 'diverse' answers

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google’s search-result Snippets rely on algorithms rather than human fact-checkers Google says it will soon alter its Search tool to provide “diverse perspectives” where appropriate. The change will affect the boxed text that often appears at the top of results pages – known as a Snippet – which contains […]

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