Eero WiFi Routers Add HomeKit Support

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“Amazon’s Eero routers are the first out of the gate with HomeKit support, which promises to provide greater security to your Internet-connected HomeKit devices.”

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Bring back your Mac’s startup chime with this simple terminal command – 9to5Mac

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“Apple’s Mac startup chime became an iconic signature of the company’s computers over the years and then in late 2016, it was removed for all Macs going forward with the exception of the 2017 MacBook Air.”

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HomeCam 2.0 brings enhanced viewing of HomeKit cameras on iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV

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“Video in the HomeKit ecosystem has come a long way in recent years. As we finished up 2019, we started seeing a rollout of HomeKit Secure Video. As we head into 2020, we’re waiting on a new Doorbell from abode and a new HomeKit Secure Video only option from Eve.”

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watchOS 6.1.3 for Apple Watch available today with critical bug fixes

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“Apple today is releasing watchOS 6.1.3 to the public with bug fixes and improvements. The update includes fix for an issue that prevented the irregular heart rhythm notification from working as expected for Apple Watch owners in Iceland.”

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Digitimes: New ’12-inch’ iPad Pro in production with 3D-sensing rear camera, likely March launch

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“Digitimes says that a new iPad Pro series is in production with a target release date of March, echoing earlier comments from Bloomberg.”

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How to use the keyboard as a trackpad on your iPad

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“iOS 9 brings several new features to the iPad keyboard. One of the best is “trackpad mode”. With it, you can quickly and easily switch from text entry to cursor movement, so you can put the insertion or selection point exactly where you want it.”

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Instagram CEO explains why the company hasn’t developed an iPad app yet – 9to5Mac

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“It’s 2020 and Instagram still doesn’t have an iPad app — despite its barrage of other feature additions and expansions. Now, in a response to a user question this weekend, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has explained why the company has yet to roll out an app for the iPad.”

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Brydge Announces Pro+ Keyboard with Trackpad for the iPad Pro and a Standalone Trackpad

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“Today Brydge announced the Pro+ keyboard for the iPad Pro, which incorporates a trackpad. The keyboard was first revealed in connection with a lawsuit filed by Brydge against another keyboard maker that Brydge says violated a patent on the company’s keyboard hinge.”

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MusicBot leverages the power of Shortcuts to enhance Apple Music, AirPlay 2, and HomePods

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“Apple Music is constantly getting better with interface improvements and new features for discovering music. What we don’t see as often are new power user features. MusicBot from Federico Viticci is a feature-packed set of actions built with Shortcuts that power users will love.”

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You can now ask Alexa to play Apple Podcasts on Amazon Echo speakers

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“Apple has partnered with Amazon to launch support for Apple Podcasts on Amazon Echo devices. Starting today, Echo owners can ask Alexa to play any of the 800,000 shows in the Apple Podcasts directory. To set up the integration, Echo customers must first link their Apple ID in the Alexa app.”

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