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How to force close apps on the iPhone X

Force closing or quitting an app on iOS is, according to Apple at least, never really necessary. Still, some like to keep a tidy multitasking view. And let’s face it, there are times when an app has to be force closed because it’s simply stopped working. Without a home button on the iPhone X ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless), there are ...

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Apple issues minor update to third beta of macOS Mojave for developers

  Developers received a slight update to the third beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave today, following the original beta three last week, and Monday’s public release of macOS 10.13.6. The update is incredibly minor, with build numbers shifting only a single character. Going from 18A326g for last week’s release, to 18A326h for today’s. With the build number only incrementing by ...

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New 2018 iPhone: All the rumors on specs, price, release date

Apple is planning to release three new iPhones in 2018, including one with three rear cameras, according to rumors. iDropNews Go big or go cheap? That is the existential question Apple may tackle in 2018. The company plans to introduce three new models later this year which may include a considerably larger version of the iPhone X — the iPhone ...

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How to Install the macOS Mojave Public Beta

Apple has released the first public beta of macOS Mojave, the next major version of its Mac operating system due to launch in the fall. The availability of the public beta means Mac users don’t need to be part of the Apple Developer Program to be able to download and test the software. This article shows you how it’s done. ...

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Apple strips Facebook & Twitter integration from macOS Mojave

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 07:12 am PT (10:12 am ET) Continuing a policy that began with iOS 11, Apple has apparently stripped out integration of third-party accounts in macOS Mojave beyond email and calendar services. Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and Vimeo are no longer options in the first developer beta of Mojave, AppleInsider can verify. Saving login ...

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tvOS 12 Release Date & New Features

tvOS is the operating system that runs on the fourth-gen and later models of the Apple TV. It’s the Apple TV’s equivalent of iOS on the iPhone or macOS on the Mac; it manages the apps you can install on the device and offers various features of its own. Each version of tvOS is numbered to match the version of ...

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iOS 11.4: What you need to know about Messages in iCloud

Announced last June, Apple’s Messages iCloud feature was delayed with the release of iOS 11 in the fall of 2017. The feature — which promises to keep all of your messages and shared images synced across all of your Apple devices — made another appearance once iOS 11.3 was released in beta, only to get removed yet again.  With iOS ...

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How to Delete or Deactivate Your Apple ID Account and Data

Apple has launched a new Data and Privacy website that enables users to request a copy of all of the data associated with their Apple ID accounts that the company maintains on its servers. The page also provides options to delete or deactivate an Apple ID by following the step-by-step instructions outlined below. While any customer anywhere can delete an ...

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts nominated for Ralph Lauren board of directors

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 07:37 am PT (10:37 am ET) Fashion brand Ralph Lauren has announced plans to nominate Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s retail head, for a non-executive position on its board of directors. Ahrendts will be up for election at Ralph Lauren’s annual shareholders meeting, currently expected in August. Top-level executives —including Lauren himself — are ...

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Apple television launch rumours: iTV release news

It’s been rumoured for years that Apple has been planning to launch a television – and indeed a report in 2015 confirmed that the company had a team working on this some years ago. But it appears that the idea has since been put on hold. Or has it? A blurry photo has popped up on Chinese social media and ...

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LG G7 ThinQ specs versus Galaxy S9, Pixel 2, iPhone 8 Plus

We’ve now lived with the pre-production LG G7 ThinQ for five days (that’s pronounced thin-kyoo, not “think,” by the way). We know a little more about how it compares to phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9,  Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus. The LG G7 is up-to-date on the most crucial specs, like two rear cameras, the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, Android ...

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20 years ago, the iMac changed the world

Sunday is the birthday for the first major consumer product of the second Steve Jobs era, one which changed the trajectory of Apple forever. On May 6, 1998 —20 years ago Sunday —Steve Jobs unveiled the first iMac. The introduction took place at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, ahead of the product’s release that August. The release came the week before ...

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