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06/28/2016 midnight

Cheering: Twitch with paid emotes to support

With Cheering, Twitch is introducing chargeable gifs that are intended to cheer the streamer on and provide financial support at the same time. The moving pictures for the Twitch chat will initially be tested in a beta phase. Twitch users have to purchase so-called bits and can use them for cheers.

06/28/2016 11:30 p.m., ComputerBase, Permalink

F-Secure KEY

Password manager F-Secure KEY has an attractive, cross-platform user interface, but its features are limited, even when compared with some free competitors.

06/28/2016 11:29 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

06/28/2016 11:00 pm

Will a new dark black color for iPhone 7 encourage you to upgrade? [Poll]

The next iPhone might be more of a minor, in-between year upgrade if the latest reports are to be believed, and that could even inspire a branding change this year. But could a new dark black color option rumored for iPhone 7 be enough to encourage an upgrade for you? That’s the question we’re asking in today’s poll just as new reports this week, including our own, add yet more evidence that a darker color option is at least being considered for iPhone 7 this fall. more… Filed under: Apple

06/28/2016 10:59 PM, 9to5Mac, Permalink

06/28/2016 10:00 p.m.

Happy Birthday text goes into the public domain

The text of the song "Happy Birthday" should be in the public domain this week. A US court has confirmed the relevant settlement. Warner / Chappell pays nine million US dollars to injured parties.

06/28/2016 9:46 p.m., Heise, Permalink

YI Home Camera 2

The YI Home Camera 2 is a sleek home security camera that delivers sharp HD video, local storage, and very accurate motion detection, but it lacks email alerts and integration with other smart home devices.

06/28/2016 9:29 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

Sensational: Google Maps and Earth are much sharper

The satellite images in Google Maps and Google Earth were replaced by an update and now inspire with a significantly higher level of detail and better image sharpness. Even the ugly stripes are gone, but Google could never do anything about that.

6/28/2016 9:13 pm, Maclife, Permalink

Only 30 days left: That will happen on July 29, 2016

The one-year free upgrade to Windows 10 will expire on July 29, 2016. You can no longer upgrade to Microsoft's latest operating system for free afterwards - but that's exactly why fans of Windows 7 and 8.1 can look forward to this day. We summarize the most important answers for you.

06/28/2016 9:04 p.m., CHIP, Permalink

06/28/2016 9:00 p.m.

"Speakers' Corner": Dino Bash and the long road to becoming an app store hit

The story behind Dino Bash. It must have been on a bike tour through China when we first had the idea to play a game with dinosaurs. Building a mobile game together was one thing that had been going through our heads for a long time, as I have been working as a game designer and Philipp Brömme as a graphic designer for several years.

6/28/2016 8:59 pm, Maclife, Permalink

"And the new bracelet is: red": Frank Krug on WWDC and ... football

The Mac Life Monthly Column. When Kevin Lynch enters the big stage of the "Bill Graham Civic Center" in San Francisco, Kevin de Bruyne in Lyon is desperately sprinting across the French European Championship lawn. What do the two Kevins have in common? Our author Frank Krug gets to the bottom of the matter with a wink.

6/28/2016 8:32 pm, Maclife, Permalink

Surface 3 at the end: These are the Microsoft alternatives

The Microsoft Surface 3 is being discontinued. So should you buy a Surface 3 now? We'll show you the best deals and first-class 2-in-1 tablets that will replace the Surface. We'll also tell you in the video what makes a good and inexpensive 2-in-1.

06/28/2016 8:31 pm, CHIP, Permalink

Only 30 days to upgrade to Windows 10: Microsoft will change that on July 29, 2016

The one-year free upgrade to Windows 10 will expire on July 29, 2016. You can no longer upgrade to Microsoft's latest operating system for free afterwards - but that's exactly why fans of Windows 7 and 8.1 can look forward to this day. We summarize the most important answers for you. Only 30 days left: That happens on July 29, 201

06/28/2016 8:31 pm, CHIP, Permalink

House of Marley Liberate XLBT

The House of Marley Liberate XLBT Bluetooth headphones deliver seriously powerful bass response in a reasonably balanced sound signature, but do little to separate themselves in a crowded field.

06/28/2016 8:20 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

YI Home Camera 2

The YI Home Camera 2 is a sleek home security camera that delivers sharp HD video, local storage, and very accurate motion detection, but it lacks email alerts and integration with other smart home devices.

06/28/2016 8:20 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

06/28/2016 8:00 p.m.

Test: Angelbird SSD2GO PKT and Samsung T3 in comparison

SSD comparison: Samsung T3 vs. Angelbird SSD2GO PKT. Store data magnetically on rotating disks? That was once. Thanks to Thunderbolt and faster USB, you benefit from the speed of modern SSDs even when they are used as an external drive.

6/28/2016 7:59 pm, Maclife, Permalink

House of Marley Liberate XLBT

The House of Marley Liberate XLBT Bluetooth headphones deliver seriously powerful bass response in a reasonably balanced sound signature, but do little to separate themselves in a crowded field.

06/28/2016 7:56 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

Roundup: Everything we know about the rumored MacBook Pro w / Touch ID, OLED fn keys & USB-C

For some, Apple’s next major important product unveiling might not be the iPhone 7. It could be the rumored upcoming MacBook Pro expected to sport a new touchscreen OLED strip to replace the function key row on the keyboard. That will likely be a standout new hardware feature that Apple will want to highlight and launch during a public event, but it likely won't be the only notable hardware upgrade for a new 2016 MacBook Pro. Head below for our roundup of everything we know so far about Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro… more… Filed under: Apple

06/28/2016 7:41 pm, 9to5Mac, Permalink

The Apple Car: Project Titan is much further than we all know

If Apple wanted, their own car could be rolling on our streets tomorrow. But Tim Cook is so far not satisfied with the result, because the product currently does not work like an iPhone enough and in the end it should be exactly that, a hub for functions from Apple's ecosystem.

06/28/2016 7:41 pm, Maclife, Permalink

Google makes Awareness API available and warns of abuse

They enable Android apps to react to the location, environment and activities of a user in a context-related manner. Developers should refrain from excessive use of notifications. Too many requests can also have a negative impact on the power consumption of a mobile device.

06/28/2016 7:38 p.m., ZDNet Germany, Permalink

News: Daily Deal: Virtual Reality Box Headset

Today in iLounge Deals, we're offering the Virtual Reality Box Headset for only $ 18.99 - that's 36% off the regular price. This quality iPhone-compatible headset helps you experience a whole new virtual reality world, with high-quality ABS construction and 42mm diameter spherical resin lens materials, super 3D picture rendering, and optical axis sliding controls so you can tailor the image to the best possible experience. Get the Virtual ...

06/28/2016 7:37 p.m., iPodlounge, Permalink

News: Walgreens adds digital coupons to Apple Pay

Customers who have their Walgreens loyalty card synced up with Apple Pay can now save digital coupons to be used at the checkout. Coupons can be found through the store’s website or in its iOS app, then saved to the customer’s loyalty card. When visiting the store, a simple tap using Apple Pay at the terminal will now apply saved coupons to the customer’s order in addition to registering the loyalty card. [via 9to5Mac]

06/28/2016 7:37 p.m., iPodlounge, Permalink

06/28/2016 7:00 p.m.

Google Maps: New satellite ensures more sharpness

The satellite view in Google Maps and Google Earth will be sharper and of higher quality. Updated map material supplied by the Landsat 8 satellite and new processing technologies enable quality improvements. According to Google, almost a petabyte (1,000 terabytes) of new data has flowed in.

06/28/2016 6:57 p.m., ComputerBase, Permalink

MoneyControl: Budget book now has synchronization with the new web app

The digital budget book MoneyControl keeps track of your own finances. MoneyControl (App Store Link) can be downloaded free of charge from the German App Store and requires 26 MB of free storage space as well as at least iOS 7.0 or newer for installation on iPhone or iPad. All content of the app that can be accessed via in-app purchases to activate a premium variant

06/28/2016 6:50 p.m., appgefahren.de, Permalink

Battle Cars: Funny top-down racer debuts in the App Store

Fancy another racing game? The funny Battle Cars is also new to the App Store. Fabian already presented you with Assoluto Racing, a racing game, but you can't compare the new Battle Cars (App Store link) with it. This is a top-down racer in which you whiz across crazy routes in small mini cars

06/28/2016 6:50 p.m., appgefahren.de, Permalink

Cyclops mask with flamethrower eyes

X-Men fan Allen Pan from the YouTube channel Sufficiently Advanced has fulfilled a childhood dream and built a Cyclops mask that, with two flamethrower eyes, comes very close to the superpowers of the original: One push on

06/28/2016 6:50 p.m., Engadget german, Permalink

9to5Toys Lunch Break: 13 ″ Retina MacBook Pro $ 1,200, 1-day Logitech sale up to 40% off, APC UPS from $ 94, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY'S CAN'T MISS DEALS: Save nearly $ 300 on Apple's latest 13-inch 256GB Retina MacBook Pro: $ 1,200 shipped (Reg. $ 1,499) Amazon 1-Day Sale: Save up to 40% on several Logitech mice, speakers and even a touchscreen Harmony Remote Buy a discounted APC Uninterruptible Power Supply to protect & power your electronics during a blackout PowerTime Apple Watch Charging Dock w / 3 USB Ports: $ 39 shipped (Reg. $ 49) Just $ 9 Prime shipped for a new Apple Watch band? Sounds good to me. The iPhone 5c (16GB GSM Unlocked Refurb) makes a great first phone for the kids at only $ 100 shipped (Orig. $ 550) Get an iPhone 5s 16GB (refurb) w / a month of FreedomPop's Unlimited for $ 160 App Store Free App of the Week : Give It Up! 2 rhythm platformer go

06/28/2016 6:41 pm, 9to5Mac, Permalink

Video tip: Build an iPhone 7 yourself

Delicious! The makers of this video had apparently had too much time - and too much money. How an iPhone 7 can be conjured up from two iPhone 6s and some accessories. Shortnews: We want you in the evening [...]

06/28/2016 6:32 p.m., apfelpage.de, permalink

27 all-in-one computers from Apple, Lisa, iMac and Co.

The iMac is a great all-in-one PC in the eyes of most Apple users. If you didn't deal with Apple's PC history in detail, you could get the feeling that “the iMac” would be Apple's only all-in-one PC. But in fact this concept of a computer was virulent at Apple much earlier. We listed a total of 27 all-in-one Macs.

6/28/2016 6:32 pm, Maclife, Permalink

Microsoft makes it easier not to upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft defused the upgrade notification window with clearly formulated options. Clicking the red X in the corner of the window should no longer trigger an update, but rather, as expected by users, result in a rejection. Microsoft says it will respond to customer feedback with the change.

06/28/2016 6:30 p.m., ZDNet Germany, Permalink

Blue All-in L: Allnet flat with 4 GB LTE data volume and EU flat for 12.49 euros per month

If you already have a smartphone and are only looking for a suitable tariff with excellent conditions, you should take a closer look at Blue All-in L from Base. For only 12.49 euros per month there is a telephone and internet flat rate with 4 GB of data volume. The tariff is also particularly attractive for users who frequently travel to other EU countries. Continue reading

6/28/2016 6:28 pm, MacNews, Permalink

Is that the learning revolution: Google starts VR expeditions

Google is starting the announced VR expeditions and is providing its own VR app for this purpose. Entire school classes can virtually travel the whole world and experience learning material up close. The video shows you what fascination the project can trigger.

06/28/2016 6:21 p.m., CHIP, Permalink

Iron Man cosplay in perfection

This coproduction by Kawin Wu Studios and EHV Props is a particularly successful implementation of an Iron Man costume. It is the Mark 39 suit version (nicknamed Starboost). This build not only comes with an automatic sight but also

06/28/2016 6:05 p.m., Engadget german, Permalink

iOS 10: 3D Touch enables prioritized app updates

In the upcoming iOS 10, Apple allows its iPhone users a number of new, useful features. For example, it enables a forced download of a pending update. Topics: iOS 10: The 10 most important innovations, 3D Touch, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus

06/28/2016 6:05 p.m., macmagazin.de, permalink

06/28/2016 6:00 p.m.

Forgotten website: old promo page shows Apple web design from 2007

What you can't find: There is still an old website on the Apple server that must have gone online in 2007. It shows why the Mac is so well suited for scientific work. Blast from the Past If this were a social network, what follows would probably be classified in “Throw Back Tuesday” (#tbt). Apple

06/28/2016 5:50 p.m., apple news, permalink

Free trade: Brexit slows down TTIP

The planned exit of Great Britain from the EU gives the critics of the planned transatlantic trade agreement TTIP a boost. Trade Commissioner Cecila Malmström is sticking to the initiative, but the wind has turned.

06/28/2016 5:46 p.m., Heise, Permalink

Nancy Pelosi says ‘Poor Tim’ Cook fundraising for Paul Ryan suggests Apple CEO got bad advice

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is not happy with Tim Cook’s fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan today. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Democratic Party leader commented when asked about the event this morning that the Apple CEO is being advised poorly: “Poor Tim. What a nice guy he is, but somebody gave him bad advice, ”House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, said at the end of an animated 15-minute phone interview Monday evening. "He probably doesn't think that much about politics." Politico reported the Cook political fundraiser last week, which benefits Paul Ryan as well as other Republican Party members seeking reelection in the House of Representatives. more… Filed under: Apple

06/28/2016 5:41 pm, 9to5Mac, Permalink

Review: Minix NEO C USB-C Multiport Adapter [Video]

If you own a MacBook, then chances are you’ll need some way to connect traditional USB devices and SD cards. And what about connecting to external displays via HDMI, or to routers and hubs via Ethernet? The MacBook, with its single USB-C port, is quite limited when it comes to connectivity, but an external adapter can help. Enter Minix’s NEO C USB-C multiport adapter. It features two USB 3 ports, an Ethernet port, HDMI port, SD Card slot, and a microSD slot. It also features a USB-C input for pass-through charging. Is it a good choice for MacBook owners? Watch our hands-on video coverage for the details. more… Filed under: Apple

06/28/2016 5:41 pm, 9to5Mac, Permalink

Hisense 50H8C

The Hisense 50H8C is an under- $ 500 50-inch 4K television that offers excellent color accuracy, but is held back by a sluggish interface.

06/28/2016 5:29 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

AccuWeb hosting

AccuWeb Hosting is a feature-packed Web hosting service that has very dependable uptime, excellent customer service, and several easy-to-use website-building tools, but a few omissions keep it from being the top dog.

06/28/2016 5:29 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

Google can now also read lyrics

Anyone looking for lyrics on the Internet often ends up on websites that are not always particularly trustworthy. Now Google could become an important point of contact in the future, because the search engine giant has a cooperation

06/28/2016 5:23 p.m., Engadget german, Permalink

New function is to prevent iPhone photos & videos

Apple received a new patent today that is a bit of a worry. Because if the idea behind the patent should actually be implemented, it would be possible to deactivate a function of the iPhone remotely. A corresponding infrared sensor is sufficient and the iPhone owner can no longer take photos or videos with his smartphone. There are certainly some advantages to this feature, but by and large there are disadvantages.

6/28/2016 5:23 pm, Maclife, Permalink

News: China orders Apple and others to monitor, report on app users

On the heels of severely tightening restrictions on mobile games, China is mandating that companies like Apple start monitoring mobile app users, Bloomberg reports. The new regulations posted Tuesday by China’s Cyberspace Administration require Apple to establish users’s identities, monitor their posts and report items that contain banned content to the Chinese government. The legitimacy of developers must also be verified, and app stores ...

06/28/2016 5:01 p.m., iPodlounge, Permalink

macOS unlock with the Apple Watch thwarted remote attacks by measuring time

In an interview with media representatives, Apple's software boss Craig Federighi revealed some details about the security of auto-unlock in macOS Sierra. This is a feature that allows someone with a linked Apple Watch to automatically unlock their Mac when they're in close proximity. Entering a username or password is not necessary, so

06/28/2016 5:01 p.m., MacTechNews, Permalink

06/28/2016 5:00 p.m.

Facebook automatically turns photos into videos

The function was carried over from the Moments app to the main Facebook app for iOS. Facebook is thus pushing its video focus. Google Photos contains a comparable option, iOS 10 will bring it with it in the form of "Memories".

06/28/2016 4:56 p.m., ZDNet Germany, Permalink

AccuWeb hosting

AccuWeb Hosting is a feature-packed Web hosting service that has very dependable uptime, excellent customer service, and several easy-to-use website-building tools, but a few omissions keep it from being the top dog.

06/28/2016 4:47 p.m., PCMagazine, Permalink

Helium: New gas from Tanzania

A Norwegian company claims to have found a way out of the helium crisis in Tanzania. Volcanic activity has produced 1.5 billion cubic meters of helium. (Internet)

06/28/2016 4:46 pm, golem, Permalink

Ask Alexa to add new features to your Amazon Echo

Amazon opened up Alexa to developers a year ago, and there are now over 1,400 apps or "skills," as the company calls them. To take the hassle out of installing those on your Echo product, it now lets you do it automatically just by asking Alexa. For

06/28/2016 4:40 p.m., Engadget, Permalink

Sony collapses: Player wins battle for banned PSN account

Sony has banned a player with the account name "iJihaD". The player, whose real first name is "Jihad", was permanently banned and all digitally acquired games were gone. The ban drew wide circles on Twitter, Reddit and numerous game websites, now Sony has given in.

06/28/2016 4:40 p.m., CHIP, Permalink