Is Apple Working on a New OS, Apple TV Pros and Cons, and Feature Drift - Pop.0 15 [Video Podcast]

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In episode 15 of Pop.0, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit debate whether or not Apple—or anyone else—is working on any kind of next generation operating system. They also discuss what’s good and bad about Apple TV, and how Apple’s lack of feature parity across its product lines is dooming new technologies like 3D Touch, Touch Bar, and more. If you enjoy it, please subscribe. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)

Nix Mini Color Sensor Works with Your iPhone: $69

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Nix Mini Color Sensor

We have a deal for you today on the Nix Mini Color Sensor. This little device is a color sensor that reports to your iPhone (or Android device). More specifically, it will match a given color to an existing color library of more than 28,000 brand name paint colors, as well as RGB, HEX, CMYK, and LAB colors. It’s $69 through us.

iOS 11: How to Draw in Mail

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iOS 11 Mail in-app drawing tools

If you want to add a quick sketch to an email message you’re crafting on your iPhone or iPad you don’t need to make a trip over to the Notes app first.

Dow Jones Fake News, Cook’s Barnstorm Tour, iOS 11 Control Center - ACM 432

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Tim Cook continues to raise his profile, tweeting more publicity photos of his visits to lots of places, including a Normandy war cemetery. Bryan and Jeff reexamine the idea that Mr. Cook may be thinking of political office. They also talk about Dow Jones’s brief flirtation with publishing fake news about Apple, and how Apple has changed the way on/off buttons work in iOS.

How to Scan QR Codes in iOS 11

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iOS 11 Camera app supports scanning QR codes

We’ve had the ability to scan QR codes with our iPhone cameras for some time thanks to third-party apps, but with iOS 11 that’s built in so you don’t need any special tools. Here’s how to make sure QR code scanning is turned on and ready to use.