Twitter to double the length limit for tweets to 280 characters

Twitter today is moving away from its traditional 140 character tweet limit. The company has announced that it is testing a new 280 character limit for some users. Product manager Aliza Rosen made the likely controversial reveal in a

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This wireless box turns your iPhone into a portable recording studio

If you’re a musician, there are plenty of ways to get recordings into your iPhone or iPad. Almost everyone uses either the Voice Notes or

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Why Control Center no longer turns off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

It used to be so simple: If you swiped open the iOS Control Center and tapped the Bluetooth icon, then Bluetooth would be toggled on or off. That was it, and the same went for Wi-Fi.

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Shazam watchOS 4 update brings new design, faster performance, and LTE support

Shazam has released a new version of its Apple Watch app that accompanies the iOS software. The update to the popular music discovery app features a fresh design, faster performance, and LTE support for Apple Watch Series 3.

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Bill Gates ditches Windows Mobile, but not for iPhone 8

Bill Gates just got himself a brand new smartphone, and it isn’t an iPhone 8.

cultofmac.com 3 hours ago

Apple just received a fast lane for developing health features that require FDA approval

Apple is among nine technology companies chosen by the United States Food and Drug Administration to test a new pilot program that could allow health products to be developed and released with less delay. This could allow Apple to use the Apple Watch and iPhone for medical uses that would previously require a longer approval process which slows down deployment.

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Estimated Supply of iPhone X on Launch Day Revised Down to Just Over 12 Million Units

When the iPhone X launches on November 3, initial supply of the smartphone available to purchase could be limited to around 12 million units, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst at Taipei-based Yuanta Investment Consulting. Pu told Nikkei Asian...

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Apple releases iOS 11.0.1 software update for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released the first software update to iOS 11 with iOS 11.0.1 for iPhone and iPad. The build comes in at 15A402, up fro 15A372 for iOS 11.0.

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Microsoft announces Office 2019 for customers who don't want to pay forever for Office 365

Office 2019 will be Microsoft's latest suite of perpetual apps, where users pay once for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more.

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watchOS 4: How to customize and use the new Siri face on Apple Watch

watchOS 4 introduces a new Siri watch face on Apple Watch that intelligently updates to show you relevant content throughout the day. The Siri watch face pulls data from 14 different sources by default, but customizing these sources can help remove information from the timeline that you don’t need and make the watch face more useful.

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