Rumour Mill

AppleInsider’s Neil Hughes contributes to the Mill this morning:

Apple’s iMac lineup will gain a smaller 21.5-inch model with a 4K-resolution Retina display in the coming months, likely at the company’s annual October media event, a new report claims.

He continues:

Citing “reliable sources”, 9to5mac reported on Thursday that a new iMac with a screen resolution of 4,096 by 2,304 pixels will ship to consumers by the beginning of November. Evidence of the anticipated desktop has been growing thanks to configuration files hidden within Apple’s beta releases of OS X 10.11 El Capitan.…

for the rest, PYBT: Rumor: Apple to launch 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display in October.

We shall see.

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9 awesome iPhone apps

Zach Epstein, over on BGR, has a bad habit of posting lists of cool iPhone/iPad(/iPod Touch)(/Apple Watch) apps that are temporarily free.

Here’s the fine print:

These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now – obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get”, it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Here’s the link to today’s apps:

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

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iWidgets

new iPads
Graphic from the article

BGR’s Zach Epstein reports this morning:

When Apple first added widget support to the iPhone and iPad, Apple fans had mixed feelings. Many Apple users had been waiting for widget support for years, and they had hoped to see home screen widgets similar to the ones available on Google’s Android platform. Instead, Apple confined its widget support to the Notification Center, where widgets stay hidden from sight until the user swipes down from the top of the screen.

There are definitely pros (battery life!) and cons (no zero-touch information) to Apple’s approach, but the very fact that widgets are almost always hidden from sight has led many people to forget about them all together. Let’s fix that: Here are 10 apps with some of the best iPhone widgets available right now, and many of them are completely free to download and use.

And here they are: 10 of the best iPhone widgets in the world

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“Siri, Give Me a Hint”

Look deep within yourself and you will find the answer. Especially on September 9.

I can neither confirm nor deny that I am not authorized either to confirm or deny that I cannot disclose anything that you would then have to confirm. In any case, I would deny it. Got it?

Why don’t you check a rumors blog? That’s what I do.

Can you get a hint? No. You may, however, get a what what.

You’re cute when you’re desperate for information.

You’ll have to wait until September 9. I bet you were one of those kids who snuck downstairs to open presents early, weren’t you?

The only hint I can give you right now is a hint of lime. And that there’s a big announcement on September 9.

What, you can’t tell from my colorful wavey words?

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8 awesome iPhone apps

Zach Epstein, over on BGR, has a bad habit of posting lists of cool iPhone/iPad(/iPod Touch)(/Apple Watch) apps that are temporarily free.

Here’s the fine print:

These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now – obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get”, it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Here’s the link to today’s apps:

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

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7 awesome iPhone apps

Zach Epstein, over on BGR, has a bad habit of posting lists of cool iPhone/iPad(/iPod Touch)(/Apple Watch) apps that are temporarily free.

Here’s the fine print:

These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now – obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get”, it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Here’s the link to today’s apps:

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

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Managing Your Mouse Without a Cat

 

Your Mac mouse, of course!       ;-)

According to Ryan Dube, at MakeUseOf:

Put into the wrong hands, the mouse could turn into one of the most dangerous things you can plug into your computer.

Also, according Ryan, there’s help! PYBT: 7 Disastrous Mouse Click Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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7 awesome iPhone apps

Brad Reed, over on BGR, has a bad habit of posting lists of cool iPhone/iPad(/iPod Touch)(/Apple Watch) apps that are temporarily free.

Here’s the fine print:

These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now – obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get”, it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Here’s the link to today’s apps:

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

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Who are you and what do you do?

At The Sweet Setup:

Every week we try to post a new interview with someone about what software they use on their Mac, iPhone, or iPad. We do these interviews because not only are they fun, but a glimpse into what tools someone uses and how they use those tools can spark our imagination and give us an idea or insight into how we can do things better.

Today’s victim, er, interviewee:

I’m Ryan Cash, the founder of Snowman. We’re a tiny software studio based in Toronto, Canada. We started off building productivity apps for iOS back in 2012, and are now primarily focused on making games. Our biggest release to date has been Alto’s Adventure, an endless snowboarding odyssey for iPhone and iPad.

You can catch Ryan’s complete story here: Ryan Cash’s Mac and iOS setup.

“Back issues” can be found here: Sweet Setup Interviews.

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8 awesome iPhone apps

Zach Epstein, over on BGR, has a bad habit of posting lists of cool iPhone/iPad(/iPod Touch)(/Apple Watch) apps that are temporarily free.

Here’s the fine print:

These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now – obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead of the word “get”, it is no longer free. The sale has ended. If you download the app, you will be charged.

Here’s the link to today’s apps:

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

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