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Last Build Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:48:51 -0500
Examined: FileMaker Pro 15 ecosystem for macOS, Windows, and iOS
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:39:05 -0500
The latest FileMaker Pro 22.214.171.124 is at the center of an entire ecosystem aiming to help individuals and whole corporations manage their data. AppleInsider examines the platform's main app, which is now -- mostly -- macOS Sierra-ready.
Apple expresses interest in autonomous vehicle testing in letter to NHTSA
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:58:35 -0500
In perhaps the most public admission of its automotive ambitions, Apple in a statement issued to the NHTSA in November proposed a policy update that would grant industry newcomers the same opportunities as established manufacturers when it comes to testing on public roads.
Reported 2016 MacBook Pro graphics issues likely caused by third-party software [u]
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:02:11 -0500
An undetermined number of 2016 MacBook Pro models are suffering from disturbing graphical rendering issues, with owners reporting full screen artifacts, screen tearing, flashing, random "glitches" and even system crashes. The issue, however, is related to overzealous third-party software and is not indicative of a critical hardware flaw.
Watch: Apple's 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar vs. 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro in performance shootout
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:42:00 -0500
Apple recently released the first MacBook Pro redesign since 2012, and in typical Apple fashion, there's been some controversy over the new machines. People are talking about are the lack of legacy ports, and the need for adapters to use current devices and accessories. With so many Macbook Pro users waiting for this redesign, AppleInsider takes a closer look and compares the new 15-inch model to the old to see if you should upgrade to the 2016 model, or stick with 2015's version.
Researchers bypass Apple's iOS Activation Lock on iPhone and iPad
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:25:16 -0500
Researchers in a pair of reports that surfaced this week claim to have successfully bypassed Apple's Activation Lock security feature using a heretofore unknown bug, potentially leaving iPad and iPhone devices open to attack.
Flash Deal: $250 off Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro (Late 2016) in Space Gray with AppleCare
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:13:00 -0500
For one day only, shoppers can snap up Apple's brand-new Late 2016 13" MacBook Pro (2.0GHz, 8GB, 256GB) in Space Gray bundled with AppleCare for just $1,499.99 ($248 off). On top of the instant cash savings, Adorama will not collect sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ -- and shipping is free. This is the lowest price we've seen to date on this model.
In Stock Alert: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz 16GB 512GB Radeon 455) in Space Gray & Silver
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:13:00 -0500
Looking to purchase one of Apple's high-end 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar but seeking instant gratification? You could be in luck: Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo has just taken receipt of several new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models -- including the (2.7GHz 16GB 512GB Radeon 455) configuration -- which are ready to ship out tomorrow with free expedited shipping and no sales tax in 49 states.
CBS boosts All Access video streaming with live NFL games
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:10:56 -0500
CBS on Thursday announced a significant coup for its All Access video service, revealing that as of Dec. 4 subscribers will be able to stream the network's NFL games -- though smartphone owners will have to turn elsewhere.
iHeartRadio steps into on-demand streaming with latest app updates
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:19:50 -0500
Adding more competition to an already tough marketplace, iHeartRadio on Thursday released iOS and Android app updates allowing listeners to stream music on-demand with a paid subscription, thanks to a partnership with Napster.
Apple Deals: Save $169 to $369 on 27-inch iMac 5Ks & 21.5-inch iMac 4Ks with AppleCare
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:39:00 -0500
Our exclusive Cyber Week deals keep rolling in: This week, save $169 to $369 on current-generation 27-inch iMac 5Ks (Late 2015) paired with AppleCare extended protection plans, or take $169 to $219 off 21.5-inch iMac 4Ks paired with AppleCare. Alteratively, pick up an iMac 5K by itself for $1,624 or an iMac 4K for $1,460 -- all with free shipping and no sales tax outside NY and NJ.
Thunderbolt 3-equipped MacBook Pro can use external GPUs, but at a cost
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:49:18 -0500
One of the most frequent complaints about the new MacBook Pro is the relatively weak GPU as compared to some found on the Windows side. Some progress has been made very recently by independent developers, allowing the adventurous who aren't afraid to spend a few dollars to build and connect an external GPU to a Thunderbolt 3 Mac.
Future Apple devices might warn users of environmental dangers
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:31:39 -0500
Apple published a patent application on Thursday covering an embedded environmental sensor capable of sampling both gas and liquids, a component that could one day inform iPhone and Apple Watch owners of potential unseen dangers in their surrounding environment.
Gooligan malware roots 1M Android phones in "largest Google account breach to date"
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:20:28 -0500
A new strain of Android malware dubbed "Gooligan," thought to be "the largest Google account breach to date," is already in active circulation and three-fourths of the Android installed base is vulnerable. Once infected, devices give hackers access to the users' Gmail, Google Photos, Docs, Drive and other Google services accounts.
Apple investigating iCloud Calendar spam solution
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:14:19 -0500
Apple on Wednesday released a statement regarding a recent spate of spam iCloud Calendar invitations, saying it is working to address the issue by identifying and blocking suspicious invite senders.
Exclusive Cyber Week Deals: Save up to $140 on 2016 12" MacBooks + free Magic Mouse 2 offer
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:01:00 -0500
Cyber Week deals are still going strong and Apple authorized reseller Adorama is kicking the holiday shopping season into high gear with exclusive savings of $45-$140 off 2016 12" MacBooks. Or grab a free Magic Mouse 2 with select configs. On top of the instant discounts, shipping is free and there's no tax outside NY and NJ.
Apple TV gains fourth beta of tvOS 10.1 with support for new 'TV' app
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:06:55 -0500
Apple on Wednesday supplied developers with a fourth pre-release beta of tvOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will bring a new universal "TV" app, as well as single sign-on support for TV providers, to the company's streaming set-top box.