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  • Apple’s best media moves (Macworld)
    by Dan Moren on August 17, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    by Dan MorenWhen it comes to entertainment, Apple has a long and storied—if you’ll pardon the pun—past. This has formed a sort of shifting triangle of power where Apple, customers, and the entertainment industry have, at various times, found themselves facing off against each […]

  • (Podcast) Rebound 200: 200th Episode Spooktacular
    by Dan Moren on August 16, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    by Dan MorenJoin us for the scariest, eeriest, downright most terrifying episode of The Rebound yet! Because nothing is scarier than the realization that nobody has been able top stop this show for 200 episodes. We discuss Apple’s software and hardware delays, Twitter’s continuing […]

  • Use Photos to fit event photos into a single...
    by Jason Snell on August 15, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    The bride and groom shouldn’t be cutting the cake while we’re all still riding a double-decker bus to the reception. I went to a wedding in London over the summer, and as you might expect at an event full of techy people, I ended up with hundreds of photos of the event from numerous […]

  • Apple's Group FaceTime delay is the right move....
    by Jason Snell on August 15, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    This week Apple removed Group FaceTime from the beta for iOS 12, and indicated that the feature will not appear in the initial release, but will rather appear in a subsequent update released later in the year. For people who were excited about audio and video chats with multiple friends, this is a […]

  • Tech notes from my European vacation
    by Jason Snell on August 15, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    An independent Apple repair shop in London. [A longer version of this story appeared in the monthly newsletter that goes to all Six Colors members.] Earlier this summer my family and I spent a couple of weeks in Europe. Here are some observations about ways our technology helped (or hindered) us […]