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Twitter 4.0 for Mac Adds Inline Videos, GIFs, Dark Theme, Group DMs

7:37 PM, Dec. 30th, 2015 · · Product News

Twitter 4.0 for Mac Screenshot

Twitter released version 4.0 of its Mac client Wednesday. Twitter 4.0 for Mac adds support for inline video playback, animated GIFs, Group Direct Messages, a Dark theme, the ability to more easily quote a tweet and add your commentary, and a new design that is closer to the one found in iOS. 

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It's nice to finally see Twitter for Mac get some developer love.

Astropad Beefs Up Apple Pencil Support

5:24 PM, Dec. 21st, 2015 · · Product News

Astropad improves Apple Pencil Support

Astro HQ updated its Astropad app on Monday with improved support for the iPad Pro's Apple Pencil. Astropad lets you use your iPad like a pressure sensitive graphics tablet for your Mac.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Soundtrack Available on iTunes Store

10:37 AM, Dec. 18th, 2015 · · Product News

Star Wars: The Force Awakens soundtrack available on iTunes

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in theaters, and now the soundtrack for the movie is available on Apple's iTunes Store. The soundtrack was scored by John Williams and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, but don't check out the track listing if you want to avoid movie spoilers.

AT&T Offers Buy One Get One Free Promotion for iPhone 6s/6

7:51 PM, Dec. 11th, 2015 · · Product News

AT&T

AT&T launched an aggressive offer Friday that allows customers to get a free iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus if they buy an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus...with some important caveats. The first is that each device must be on a new line—upgrades need not apply. The second caveat is that the free iPhone 6 or 6 Plus is a 16GB model, regardless of storage capacity on the iPhone 6s.

Mackie Master Fader v4 Adds Split View & Real Time Analyzer to iPad-Controlled Mixers

10:00 PM, Dec. 9th, 2015 · · Product News

Mackie Wednesday released Master Fader version 4, the app used to control their DL-series iPhone- and iPad-controlled mixers. The update adds a slew of new features including real-time analyzers on all outputs, the ability to copy and paste channel settings, split view support for compatible iPads, iPad Pro support, an enhanced iPhone UI and much more. Additionally, version 4 now consolidates the My Fader and Master Fader functionality into one app, making updates easier for people using both iPhones and iPads.

watchOS 2.1 Released with Support for More Languages

4:46 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · Product News

watchOS 2.1 includes new language support, Calendar fixes, and more

Along with iOS 9.1, Apple released watchOS 2.1 on Tuesday. The update for Apple's smartwatch included support for several more language localizations, along with support for right-to-left user interfaces.

Apple TV Update Adds Siri Music Search Support [UPDATED]

1:47 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · Product News

tvOS 9.1 lets you search Apple Music on your Apple TV

Apple released tvOS 9.1 for the fourth generation Apple TV on Tuesday, finally bringing Siri search support for Apple Music. The feature was promised with the new Apple TV model, but wasn't included when it was released in October.

Apple Releases iOS 9.2 with New Features in Apple Music, News, and Mail

1:29 PM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple released iOS 9.2 Tuesday, and update that brings new features to Apple Music, News, and Mail. The executive summary version is that Apple improved playlist creation, saving songs for offline listening, and classical music browsing in Apple Music; News gets a Top Stories section, and Mail Drop is being added to Mail for sending large files.

Apple Unveils its Own iPhone 6s Battery Case

9:24 AM, Dec. 8th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple's new iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case

iPhone 6s owners woke up to a welcome surprise from Apple on Tuesday: the company just released its own battery case. This is Apple's first venture into iPhone battery charger cases, and looks like an attempt to take a slice out of a market dominated by case makers such as Mophie.

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Apple stayed away from portable iPhone chargers and battery cases ever since the original model was released years ago. That left a big market open for third parties because a lot of people felt their daily battery life was just too short. This looks like Apple's way of passively saying, "Yeah, we get it. Battery life really is an issue for iPhone uers."