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Six Colors Writing about Apple and other stuff by Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and others.

  • Wish List: Stereo HomePod support for macOS
    by Dan Moren on December 18, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    I have a confession to make: I bought a second HomePod. In my defense, it was just sitting on Target’s website, tempting me with that $100-off discount that’s popped up a few times over the past month. In the end I couldn’t resist the lure of a stereo pair, especially having […]

  • iPhones can now automate tasks using NFC ↦
    by Jason Snell on December 18, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    Chaim Gartenberg at The Verge writes about the latest update to Launch Center Pro, which adds support for NFC scanning: …even at their most elegant, the tags still send you through a series of jumps to your final destination. Tapping a tag pops up a notification on your phone, tapping […]

  • (Podcast) Upgrade #224: A Bearded Man Is The Hero
    by Jason Snell on December 17, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    This week we try to understand Apple’s plans to build a “Netflix for magazines” inside of Apple News, Jason confesses his love for the new Apple Pencil, and we celebrate the season with a special Myke at the Movies about “Miracle on 34th Street”. […]

  • Building a Spotify player for a Mac SE/30 ↦
    by Jason Snell on December 17, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    This is some next-level stuff: Hi all, I built a Spotify player for my Macintosh SE/30: [via John Siracusa] [Read on Six Colors. […]

  • Apple's video service gets "Peanuts" ↦
    by Jason Snell on December 16, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Michael O’Connell of The Hollywood Reporter reports that Apple’s forthcoming video service will not have the football pulled out from under it: The tech giant, which has not-so-quietly been amassing a strong roster of talent and original productions that is said to start rolling out […]