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Sketch Pulled from Mac App Store, Developer Cites Shortcoming in MAS Experience

9:48 PM, Dec. 1st, 2015 · · Product News

Sketch App Logo

Bohemeian Coding announced Tuesday that it was pulling the Sketch app from the Mac App Store (MAS). In a detailed blog post, the company said the MAS hasn't evolved like its iOS counterpart, and that the limitations imposed by Apple's structure for the MAS don't allow Sketch to be all that it can be.

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The Mac App Store truly feels like one of those Apple properties that stopped getting the internal love it needs. Apple does this all the time, or so it seems from the outside—my educated guess has long been that it's what happens when you have a small time of insanely brilliant creative geniuses running a company like Apple. When a product loses some of its luster for key members of that team, it languishes.

Apple Music Beta Comes to Sonos on December 15th

1:47 PM, Nov. 30th, 2015 · · Product News

Sonos users rejoice! Apple Music will be available in beta form on Sonos's wireless speakers starting December 15th. According to Sonos, this will feature streaming of everything in Apple Music's For You, New, Radio and My Music sections. If you have a family account setup, six of them can be added to Sonos individually, allowing everyone to access their own selections and playlists. Instructions on joining the beta are in the full article.

Square Rolls Out 100 Apple Pay NFC Terminals to Merchants

6:42 PM, Nov. 23rd, 2015 · · Product News

Square Apple Pay Reader

Square announced Monday that it shipped the first 100 NFC contactless and chip card readers to merchants in several cities in the U.S. Announced n June, the readers allow customers to pay with Apple Pay using their Apple Watch or compatible iPhones through the merchant's Square account.

Apple Intros Disk-shaped Apple Watch Charging Dock

9:30 AM, Nov. 18th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple unveils its own Apple Watch charging dock

Apple introduced its own Apple Watch charging dock on Wednesday with a different take from those offered by third-party manufacturers. Instead of a stand to hold your Apple Watch, it's a disk with a magnetic charger that sits flat or vertical.

Three Ways to Carry Apple Pencil with Your iPad Pro

8:40 PM, Nov. 17th, 2015 · · Product News


Carrying around your Apple Pencil with your iPad isn't the most convenient proposition, being perfectly round and not having a case. Luckily this problem has already been solved for actual pencils, and we found three products you can adapt for your iPad Pro.

Mozilla Brings Firefox to iPhone, iPad

11:32 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · · Product News

Firefox on Apple's new iPad Pro

Mozilla finally released Firefox for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday, following through on their announcement from about a year ago. The iOS version of the Web browser supports syncing tabs, book marks, and history with other devices, and includes private browsing support, and includes iPad Pro support, too.

Apple Music Comes to Android on Google Play

2:25 PM, Nov. 10th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple Music on Android

Apple released the Apple Music client for Android on Google Play, marking a major expansion of the music streaming service. It's also only the third Android app from Apple alongside a migration assistant tool called Move to iOS and Beats Pill+, a controller app for the Beats Pill+ Bluetooth speaker.