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Apple to halt iTunes music downloads in 2019

Very soon, the days of downloading music from Apple’s iTunes store will be but a memory. Apple will halt iTunes supported music downloads come 2019, a decision that arrives as the tech company’s own streaming service, Apple Music, continues to expand and to accordingly arise as a formidable competitor in the current context of the […]

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How to Find All Your 32-Bit Mac Apps at Once Before Apple Makes Them Obsolete

After booting 32-bit apps from the iPhone and iPad in iOS 11, Apple is getting ready give the same treatment to your Mac. If you’re worried that you might lose access to some of your favorite apps, here’s how to check whether all the software running on your computer is 64-bit or not.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Un-Trust Computers After Connecting Your iPhone

iOS: Every time you plug your iPhone into a computer, you see the same pop-up on your phone asking if you should “Trust” it. This may seem like a harmless question, but by granting trust to computers, you’re essentially giving them access to everything on your iPhone, including photos, videos, contacts, and “other…Read more… Continue […]

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FTC Says You Can Repair Your Own Electronics Without Voiding Warranty

The Federal Trade Commission has sent out warning letters to six major companies that sell cars, phones, and gaming consoles, informing them that it’s illegal to void warranties when consumers try to repair their own items, or use parts not manufactured by their company. The same goes for using third-party repair…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Give Your MacBook Touchscreen Controls For Just $1 Worth of Gear

Apple still refuses to release a touchscreen MacBook (no, the Touch Bar doesn’t count), but one group of developers have come up with a clever solution. Using some impressive AI software and about a buck’s worth of hardware, the team was able to bring rudimentary touchscreen controls to an Apple laptop.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why You Should Read the Fine Print on Verizon’s Big April 5th ‘Deals’

Here’s the deal(s). There’s a lot of press going around about an upcoming Verizon promotion. Starting tomorrow, Verizon is offering a few interesting deals that you can take advantage of to score a flagship smartphone on the cheap. However, they might not be the best deals for your particular situation. Here’s why.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What’s Really Going On With Apple and Intel? A Guide to the Speculation

On Monday Bloomberg News dropped a bombshell report. By 2020, it claimed Apple will stop using Intel CPUs in its computers. Just picture it: The third-largest PC maker in the world might one day leave behind the biggest computer chip maker.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Get the Most Out of Your Kindle iOS App

The Kindle app lets you read your ebooks purchased on Amazon, of course, but it has other useful functions you might not know about. Things like creating flashcards to help you study, importing free classic books to read, and saving articles to read offline later.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Update to macOS 10.13.4 If You Use Duet Display

With all the excitement of yesterday’s iOS 11.3 release, you may not have noticed that Apple also unleashed macOS 10.13.4 on the world. The latest Mac update includes a bunch of smaller fixes, with a focus on “stability, performance, and security,” but if you’re using Duet Display you should avoid the newest version…Read more… Continue […]

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Apple’s New External GPU Support for Macs Is a Boon for Gamers and Graphics Pros

Alongside yesterday’s big update to iOS 11.3, Apple also quietly pushed out an update for macOS High Sierra. Included in the new update (version 10.13.4) are a number of helpful, but not super exciting improvements, such as the addition of new privacy icons and data management, additional sorting functions for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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