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Google Reportedly Working on Its Own Android Smart Watch

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The Financial Times is reporting that Google's Android unit is working on a smart watch. With Samsung confirming that it is working on a smart watch and rumors about Apple's "iWatch" continuing to circulate, it appears that the three companies are set to battle in a new mobile device segment....
Google Reportedly Working on Its Own Android Smart Watch
Chevrolet Promoting Siri 'Eyes Free' Integration for 2013 Sonic in New TV Ad
Vesper, a minimalist notes app from John Gruber and Brent Simmons (hands-on)

Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing

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iCloud data syncing, especially with Core Data, has become the bane of many an iOS developer’s existence. I can’t tell you how many developers have run into major issues implementing sync with Apple’s iCloud, no, really, I can’t tell you as most of them won’t go on the record. But...
Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing

Digg: iOS app roll-out done, crawling over 3.3 million feeds, full Web release up next

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Title says it all, really, but the folks over at Digg have posted a ‘quick update’ informing the world that it’s concluded the roll-out of its updated iOS app, which packs an RSS reader. The roll-out comes ahead of Google Reader’s impending demise, and a release of a Web-based version...
Digg: iOS app roll-out done, crawling over 3.3 million feeds, full Web release up next

Apple Announces WebKit2: Wants to Make WebKit Browsers More Crash-Proof

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While everybody was talking about the iPhone OS 4 event yesterday, Apple also quietly announced WebKit2, a major contribution to the open source WebKit project that forms the basis of Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome browsers. One of the reasons that Google Chrome doesn't crash very often is that Google...
Apple Announces WebKit2: Wants to Make WebKit Browsers More Crash-Proof
First Volume of Manga Adaptation of Steve Jobs' Biography Launches in Japan

Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

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Last October, Tim Cook tasked Jony Ive with leadership of the company's Human Interface teams in addition to his role as head of Industrial Design. This suggested that the company's hardware and software user interfaces could become more complimentary with one executive in charge of everything that users see and...
Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

Apple ID Security Hole Allows Password Reset With Email Address and Date of Birth

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The Verge is reporting that the Apple ID login system has been compromised and passwords can be reset using only the user's email address and date of birth. Users who have activated the new two-step verification process are not affected by the hack. We've been made aware of a step-by-step...
Apple ID Security Hole Allows Password Reset With Email Address and Date of Birth

Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match Are Top Cloud Media Services in U.S.

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According to a report from Strategy Analytics (via Engadget) Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match are the most frequently used cloud media services, with a combined usage total of 27%. To get its numbers, Strategy Analytics asked 2,300 Americans the following question: "Have you ever used any of the following online...
Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match Are Top Cloud Media Services in U.S.

RT @macstoriesnet: New Post - Exclusive: NetNewsWire for iPad http://mcstr.net/aDJRbf

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RT @macstoriesnet: New Post - Exclusive: NetNewsWire for iPad http://mcstr.net/aDJRbf

The power of the RSS reader

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With the decreasing use of RSS readers over the last few years, which will probably be accelerated by Google Reader's shutdown in July, many are bidding good riddance to a medium that they never used well. RSS is easy to abuse. In 2011, I wrote Sane RSS usage: You should...
The power of the RSS reader
I’m Going Google (…or I’m Going Crazy)

YC-Backed Newsblur Takes Feed Reading Back To Its Basics

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Every few months or so, somebody will declare the death of RSS, and with it the death of old-school feed readers like Google Reader. Don’t tell that to Samuel Clay, though, the founder of Newsblur, a web-based feed reader that’s in Y Combinator’s current batch of startups. Newsblur has many...
YC-Backed Newsblur Takes Feed Reading Back To Its Basics

Digg updates its iOS app to bring its Digg Reader RSS service to mobile

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Digg Reader, Digg’s take on bridging the impending gap when Google Reader is finally ‘sunsetted’ this month, opened up in beta this week and today the service stepped on to mobile as an update to the Digg iOS app, right on Digg’s previously announced schedule. The tech space has been...
Digg updates its iOS app to bring its Digg Reader RSS service to mobile

Apple Updates Podcasts iOS App With Custom Stations, Playlists, and iCloud Syncing

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Apple has updated its Podcasts app, adding a much desired iCloud syncing feature along with the ability to create custom stations and On-The-Go playlists. Podcasts, which was released in June of last year, received significant criticism for its inability to sync with iTunes, a problem that has been remedied with the...
Apple Updates Podcasts iOS App With Custom Stations, Playlists, and iCloud Syncing
Alleged iPhone 5S Home Button, Vibrator and Volume/Mute Flex Cable Parts Surface

Apple Launches U.S. iPhone Promotion Offering Free Next Day Shipping On All Models

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Apple today launched a new promotion for U.S. customers, providing free next day shipping on all of its iPhone models. While Apple typically provides free shipping for all orders over $50, the promotion also includes the iPhone 4, which is free with a two year contract. The shipping promotion comes...
Apple Launches U.S. iPhone Promotion Offering Free Next Day Shipping On All Models

Brent Simmons talks Glassboard 2.0, making a ‘Path for work’ and doing cross-platform right

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Email sucks. It’s probably one of the worst parts of my day and people are always wishing they could quit it. But so much of what we do in the workplace is centered around it as a way to stay in touch and communicate. Glassboard, a communications app for small...
Brent Simmons talks Glassboard 2.0, making a ‘Path for work’ and doing cross-platform right
Apple Increases Account Security With Optional Two-Step Verification System for Apple IDs

Digg Hints Its Google Reader Replacement Will Go Beyond RSS Alone To Include Content From Social Media, HN, Reddit & More

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Digg today responded to early user feedback about its plans for a Google Reader replacement announced earlier this month, saying that it has narrowed down incoming requests to four key points: keep it simple, make it fast, synchronize across devices, and, finally, allow for easy import from Google Reader, of...
Digg Hints Its Google Reader Replacement Will Go Beyond RSS Alone To Include Content From Social Media, HN, Reddit & More
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