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Phil Schiller gives fans a grammar lesson: never pluralize Apple product names

You use your iPhone every day, but how many iPhones do you actually own? That simple question would never pass a grammar check by Apple’s boss of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller. Responding to a debate on pluralizing the iPad Pro name, which ensued between Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans and analyst Michael Gartenberg, Schiller tweeted that “One […]

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Apple’s vision of a streamlined clarification process for when Auto-Correction makes mistakes

There probably isn’t a single iPhone user on this planet that hasn’t experienced the “joys” of the Auto-Correction feature interfering with their messaging. Auto-Correction mistakes often produce hilarious miscommunications (there’s a website for that). Whether or not you’re a heavy typist, you’ll appreciate that Apple’s been researching ways to improve...

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Tip: find tons of messages you didn’t know existed inside Messenger’s secret folder

What if I told you that you most likely have tons of messages you didn’t even know existed, stowed away in a little-known folder on Facebook? While messages from your Facebook friends and Messenger contacts are delivered straight to your inbox, the system filters out those it deems spam and tucks them away into a hidden vault. Some of those filtered […]

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Spotlight Suggestions hit Denmark, Norway and Sweden, new Flyover and Transit data on Maps

Another day, another content expansion for Apple Maps. Less than 24 hours after bringing TrainLink and bus routes to commuters in New South Wales, Australia, Apple’s mapping service has expanded its footprint with new three-dimensional Flyover content for Akron, Ohio and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Apple’s also brought Spotlight Suggestions to the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Mac...

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Apple updates iMovie for Mac with various visual and speed improvements

Apple on Thursday pushed out a solid update for iMovie for Mac, bringing the popular video-editing software to version 10.1.2. The release brings about several improvements, including faster project creation, easier clip selection and more. The focus of the update seems to be visual cues and speed. Apple added a New Project button in the Projects Browser […]

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How to prevent changes to email accounts on iOS

I’m nervous every time a curious friend picks up my iPhone and ventures into Settings—not because they could see something they shouldn’t, but out of fear they might mess up my multiple email accounts. While removing email accounts from an iOS device won’t wipe the server, re-adding them is a tedious process: you need to remember your access credentials and, if an account...

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Apple Maps adds TrainLink and bus routes for Australia’s New South Wales

After previously introducing limited transit support for Sydney Trains in Australia, Apple’s now expanded transit directions in the country with the addition of TrainLink and bus routes for both Sydney and New South Wales, Mac Prices Australia discovered. With a silent backend update, Apple Maps customers in New South Wales can now start taking advantage of public transport information...

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