Apple integrates Fox Now, FX Now and Nat Geo TV into Apple TV universal search [u]

Article Image After integrating PBS and PBS Kids into tvOS universal search last month, Apple on Thursday expanded the deep linking feature to include content sources Fox Now, FX Now and Nat Geo TV.

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Nintendo's 'Miitomo' coming to iOS in March, pre-registration starts Feb. 17

Article Image Nintendo’s first smartphone-only app, Miitomo, will launch sometime next month for iOS and Android, with a pre-registration process beginning on Feb. 17, the Japanese game maker announced on Wednesday.

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Windows 10 Gains on 7, Inch by Inch


Windows 10 last month had more user share than Windows XP and Windows 8, according to data released by NetMarketShare. It held 11.85 percent of the global OS market, though Windows 7 was still No. 1 with 52.47 percent. Though adoption has slowed, the NetMarketShare numbers helped validate Microsoft’s claim last month that Windows 10 was active on 200 million devices. Windows 10 dashed out to a 4.8 percent gain in user share in August, after launching the previous month. For January, the OS gained about 1.9 percent of global user share.

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Apple merges iTunes Radio channels into Apple Music, Beats 1 now lone free-to-stream service

Article Image As announced earlier this month, Apple on Friday discontinued free access to ad-supported iTunes Radio channels, folding the content into Apple Music as part of a broader push to grow adoption of its subscription service.

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Killer Deal: Free AppleCare & Canon AirPrint Printer with all 27" iMac with Retina 5K display configs

Article Image Shoppers in the market for a 27″ iMac with Retina 5K display this month can grab a free AppleCare extended protection plan, a free Canon PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint printer, and free shipping, with the purchase of all possible Late 2015 iMac 5K configurations. Plus no sales tax for customers in 48 states.

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Killer Deals: Save $180 to $260 instantly on all current 13" MacBook Pros with AppleCare

Article Image This month, 13″ MacBook Pro shoppers can combine instant discounts with exclusive $140 coupons to deliver the lowest prices available anywhere on all possible configurations of Apple’s current 13″ MacBook Pros with AppleCare extended warranty protection. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.

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Deals: Apple's 15" MacBook Pros with free AppleCare, free Canon AirPrint Printer, and up to $90 in cash discounts

Article Image Readers shopping for a current 15″ MacBook Pro this month can not only grab free AppleCare protection plans and a free Canon PIXMA AirPrint-ready printer, but additional cash discounts of up to $90 with free shipping and no tax in 48 states. What’s more, this deal is now instant and no longer requires a mail-in-rebate.

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Microsoft hints at 'breakthrough' Surface phone

Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and 950 XL have only been out for about a month, but those handsets may only be a stepping stone to the next big thing for Windows 10 phones.

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Major Challenge to FTC's Cybersecurity Authority Evaporates


The Federal Trade Commission and Wyndham Worldwide this month reached a settlement over allegations the company violated federal law regarding the protection of customer records. The settlement could have a significant impact on e-commerce in that it ended a major legal challenge to the FTC’s extension of its authority into the realm of cybersecurity. Wyndham essentially agreed to abandon its opposition to the FTC’s assertion that federal law allows it to pursue charges against businesses that fail to protect consumers from cyberthreats.

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Apple gives retail employees 9 month free Apple Music subscriptions

Article Image Later this month, Apple will be giving its retail employees a 9 month free subscription to Apple Music, in addition to the urBeats headphones the company earlier gave to its retail staff as a holiday gift.

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Microsoft reverses course on OneDrive, restores 15GB free tier

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When Microsoft slashed storage capacities for OneDrive last month, users were extremely unhappy — and said so. The company is rolling back some of those changes.

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Apple added 26 new iPhone carrier partners worldwide in November, total now at 433

Article Image Last month, Apple added 26 new global carrier partners, greatly expanding the potential reach of its hot selling iPhone lineup and positioning the new iPhone 6s for continued growth.

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Apple considering earlier-than-usual launch for 'iPhone 7' in 2016, source says

Article Image Though Apple has used the month of September to introduce new iPhones for four straight years, that could change in 2016 with an earlier than expected debut for the ‘”iPhone 7,” a source has told AppleInsider.

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HBO revs up for 2016, sets February premiere for Girls, Vinyl, and Togetherness

February is shaping up to be a big month on HBO.

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YouTube Red Offers Paying Customers Ad-Free PewDiePie


YouTube on Wednesday introduced YouTube Red, a $10 a month ad-free channel. Membership extends across devices, and consumers can access the service from other YouTube channels or apps, including YouTube Gaming. Subscribers to YouTube Red will get a twofer — it automatically provides access to Google Play Music, which also carries a $10 subscription tag. Starting early next year, YouTube Red subscribers will have access to new shows and movies from major YouTube creators in the Originals channel.

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Report: Cybersecurity Pact Fails to Deter Chinese Hackers


The cybersecurity pact the United States and China agreed to last month hasn’t stopped Chinese hackers from continuing their efforts to steal intellectual property from U.S. companies, CrowdStrike said Monday. “Over the last three weeks, CrowdStrike Falcon platform has detected and prevented a number of intrusions into our customers’ systems from actors we have affiliated with the Chinese government,” said Dmitri Alperovitch, CTO at CrowdStrike. Seven of the companies attacked are in the technology or pharmaceuticals sectors.

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Apple Maps integrates select Amtrak routes, Boston area transit directions

Article Image One month after Apple debuted transit directions in its Apple Maps service, the company on Monday added train arrival and departure data for select Amtrak routes, as well as local support for Boston.

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Apple officially adds Bluetooth 4.2 support to iPhone 6, 6 Plus & iPad Air 2

Article Image In announcing Bluetooth 4.2 support for iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 last month, Apple published product comparison charts suggesting that same technology was also activated in older hardware. The company recently confirmed that change by updating specific product pages for iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.

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Apple starts sales of SIM-free iPhone 6s, 6s Plus handsets

Article Image Almost one month after the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch in September, Apple on Thursday started sales of factory unlocked SIM-free handsets that come unbound from carrier contract commitments.

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