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Ask Siri to Play the Top Song for Any Date [Update]

· · Quick Tip

Ask Siri to play the top song from a given date

“A Horse with No Name,” by America was the #1 song on April 3rd, 1972—I know this because I randomly picked that date to test this tip: ask Siri to play the top song from any given date, and you can be as specific as you want. [Updated to note that it requires an Apple Music subscription.]

Watch Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote in Full

· · Cool Stuff Found

Apple has posted its WWDC 2018 keynote in full on YouTube. It includes the wonderful David Attenborough documentary on the migratory habits of the species “developer.” You have to watch it just for that! But there’s much more, too, including new versions of macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS. If you didn’t already watch it, we recommend doing so.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Returns to Predict More Aggressive iPhone Pricing

· · Rumor

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After leaving KGI Securities, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back to predict “more aggressive” iPhone pricing for the upcoming 2018 models. Kuo believes that Apple wants to reassure investors concerned with the iPhone X’s $1,000 base price, as well as make technologies like Face ID more accessible.

Leaks Show Dark Mode, Apple News App in macOS 10.14

· · News

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Apple this weekend leaked a Mac App Store preview video of a new version of Xcode, which happened to also show off new features in the upcoming macOS 10.14 update, including a new dark mode, Mac App Store video previews, and a strong suggestion that the next version will be called macOS Mojave.