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  • Western Digital acquires cloud services company Upthere

    Western Digital acquires cloud services company Upthere

    Western Digital has today announced that it purchased Upthere for an undisclosed amount. Upthere had previously raised $77 million from an impressive list of investors, with KPCB and Western Digital Ventures leading the round. Upthere wants you to think of its service as the canonical location where your data lives. It’s available for OS X/MacOS, Windows, Android and iOS. Read More

  • macOS High Sierra’s best features are the ones you don’t see

    macOS High Sierra’s best features are the ones you don’t see

    The new operating system isn’t rife with shiny new features, but it brings enhancements under the hood designed to speed up devices. More importantly, they help future-proof Apple’s technology, from its first new file system since the early days of the Mac, to graphical and processing enhancements designed to usher in virtual reality content creation. Read More

  • Apple announces macOS High Sierra

    Apple announces macOS High Sierra

    Apple today announced the next version of macOS, the desktop operating system you probably still refer to as OS X. Version 10.13 will carry the name “macOS High Sierra” and include new features like an improved file system and updates to core macOS apps. The developer beta is now available to developers; consumers can sign up for a public beta that will go live in late June. Read More

  • How to watch the live stream for today’s Apple WWDC keynote

    How to watch the live stream for today’s Apple WWDC keynote

    Apple is holding a keynote today at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, and the company is expected to unveil new updates for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS and maybe also the iPad Pro and the MacBook Pro. At 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris), you’ll be able to watch the event as the company is streaming it live. Read More

  • What to expect from WWDC 2017

    What to expect from WWDC 2017

    It’s that time of year again. Thousands of developers are set to descend upon the South Bay to get their software on. And the rest of the Apple watching world will have their eyes glued to the screen on Monday morning for the big WWDC keynote, as Tim Cook and company parade the latest upgrades to the company’s various operating systems. From the sounds of the early leaks, the show… Read More

  • Telegram now lets users buy things from chatbots in its messaging app

    Telegram now lets users buy things from chatbots in its messaging app

    Messaging app Telegram has dropped a major update today that sees its service gain support for chatbot payments. It has also added short video messages and new design options for its Instant View reading mode. Read More

  • Apple releases iOS 10.3 as well as macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates

    Apple releases iOS 10.3 as well as macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates

    It’s patch day at Apple. The company just released four new versions of its four operating systems for all its devices — iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2. Some of those updates are more important than others. Read More

  • What happens when you dump the App Store?

    What happens when you dump the App Store?

    In what amounts to one of the purest and most interesting experiments in assessing value of Mac OS’s App Store the founder of Rogue Amoeba posted a description of what happened when he pulled his app Piezo. The result? More revenue as a whole without much damage to sales. The impetus for the move came Apple pulled the Dash app off of the App Store. In the 100 day period since the move… Read More

  • Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes

    Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes

    Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much-needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More