2016

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Wearable gaming devices are starting to make a bigger impact on the gaming market. Addictive mobile apps and online casinos especially have begun to find ways to synergise with this modern technology. The smartwatch in particular is a sector of the wearables market which, after some initial misgivings from critics, is finding ways to improve its gaming experience.

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2016

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We’re just a few hours away from Apple’s developer conference and there’s plenty of buzz about it. iOS 10, OS X 10.12 which might become “MacOS”, Siri coming to desktop, news about watchOS and Apple TV and much more.

WWDC starts today, June 13, at 10AM PT, 1PM ET, 6PM GMT, 7PM CET and 10:30PM IST and you can stream the event on Apple’s website. To stream the event you will need iOS 7 or later and Safari, OS X 10.8.5 or later and Safari 6.0.5 or later, Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. You can also watch the live stream on your Apple TV 2nd and 3rd gen with software 6.2 or later, and Apple TV 4th gen.

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Based on leaked parts and credible reports, there’s a new MacBook Pro expected to launch later this year. The biggest new feature that has been rumored is that the new MacBook Pro will come with a touchscreen display integrated into the keyboard, replacing the function keys. The idea behind the keyboard display is that it could be a great place for the traditional Mac menu bar, and software can use it to display certain shortcuts and free up valuable screen real estate.

However, before you get all excited, if this rumor materializes it won’t be as cool as you might think. Most apps won’t be using it and it will take time to get support for it ( maybe you’ll have to wait for the next gen MacBooks with keyboard display ). A second screen, even such a small screen, will use that valuable battery juice. Not to mention the extra production cost of the MacBook Pro which will add to the retail price. And what happens when it breaks? These days it seems that it’s not “if” it breaks it’s “when” it breaks….

 

Jump over the break to check out some amazing 3D-renderings by Martin Hajek of what the new MacBook could look like…

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2016

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Alongside iOS 9.3.2, Apple also released today OS X 10.11.5 to the public which can be downloaded for free through the Software Update mechanism. The update is available to all OS X El Capitan users.

The update is recommended for all OS X El Capitan users and, just like iOS, brings under-the-hood improvements, bug fixes and security enhancements. Check out the official changelog below…

The OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 Update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.

This update includes the following enterprise changes:

  • Fixes an issue where applying a configuration profile to set allowSpotlightInternetResults to False would cause Spotlight to use large amounts of CPU time.

  • Fixes an issue where applying a configuration profile to set ShutDownDisabledWhileLoggedIn to Truewould have no effect.

  • Fixes an issue where only a single NetBoot image would appear in the Startup Disk pane of System Preferences, even if multiple NetBoot images were configured on the server.

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Apple released today iOS 9.3.2, a minor update that that brings under-the-hood performance improvements and bug fixes. The update fixes an issue that caused Bluetooth accessories to experience audio quality issues when paired with the iPhone SE. The update also introduces support for using Night Shift and Low Power More simultaneously. Check out an official changelog below and update your devices via iTunes or over-the-air.

– Fixes an issue where some Bluetooth accessories could experience audio quality issues when paired to the iPhone SE
– Fixes an issue where looking up dictionary definitions could fail
– Addresses an issue that prevented typing email addresses when using the Japanese Kana keyboard in Mail and Messages
– Fixes an issue for VoiceOver users using the Alex voice, where the device switches to a different voice to announce punctuation or spaces
– Fixes an issue that prevented MDM servers from installing Custom B2B apps