Distro Issue 108: With the arrival of two new Apple handsets, do the i's have it?

Just over a week ago, Apple pulled the wraps off of not one but two new smartphone options for the iOS faithful. In this week's edition of our slate magazine, the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c head through the Engadget review gauntlet to test Cupertino's latest against the competition. Eyes-On peeks at Chrome bags, Hands-On visits IDF 2013 and Rec Reading investigates Nintendo's secret weapon. A rather colorful issue is ready for your e-reading device of choice via the repositories down below. Distro Issue 108 PDF Distro in the iTunes App Store Distro in the Google Play Store Distro in the Windows Store Distro APK (for sideloading) Like Distro on Facebook Follow Distro on Twitter Filed under: Announcements, HD, Mobile, Apple Comments Source: iTunes, Google Play, Windows Store Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News strikes ad deal with Verizon and issues new guide for publishers

Apple is making changes to its news service, including a deal with Verizon to sell ads and new guidelines for publishers, as it tries to make the platform more accessible to marketers and media. On Thursday, Verizon Media won the right to sell ads for Apple News and Apple Stocks in Canada,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Apple News arrives in the UK with 14 newspaper and magazine partners

Newsfeed aggregator included in iOS 9.1 update features content from the BBC, Telegraph, Times, Guardian, Sun and Sky NewsApple’s News app has launched in the UK with a range of publisher partners including the BBC, Telegraph, Guardian, Sun and Sky News.The Apple News app, which aims to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Apple's News Arrives in the UK with iOS 9.1 Update

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Appeals Court Issues Temporary Stay of Apple’s Monitor

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals granted Apple a temporary “administrative” stay while it reviews Judge Cote’s decision to deny Apple a stay of its external monitor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Distro Issue 107: How Edward Thorp gambled his way into wearable-tech history

Edward Thorp was banned from casinos in Vegas for counting cards. He even published a book on his system for winning at the blackjack table using the mathematical theory of probability. While working at MIT, he built what many consider the first wearable device for -- you guessed it -- beating... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distro Issue 104: Prep for class with Engadget's back to school guide

Unfortunately, it's time to hit the books once more. Don't get completely bummed out by the start of classes because this special issue of our weekly e-magazine has all of the top picks for back to school gear. That's right, from laptops to portable audio, we've narrowed down the best tech... Continue reading at Engadget

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Late Arrival of New Apple iPad?

The new iPad may be late to its own coming out party. Yuanta Securities Co. reports iPad manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is experiencing “production bottlenecks”. The shipment of the new version of the tablet might be pushed back from April to June. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases

You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple, Johns Hopkins partnership lets students use iPhone, Apple Watch as ID

Johns Hopkins University students will no longer need to carry a physical identification card, thanks to a partnership with Apple. Starting this week, students can flash their iPhone to get into their dorm buildings, print papers at the campus library or buy apparel at the university book store.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Apple’s free ‘Everyone Can Create’ curriculum is available on Apple Books

In March, Apple unveiled its Everyone Can Create curriculum, a program aimed at helping educators integrate drawing, music, video and photo skills into their lessons and assignments. Now, the company has made that curriculum available for free throug... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple Music for journalism? Apple plans paid subscription service for news

Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is part of a broader push by the iPhone maker to generate more revenue from online content and services.The... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Apple promotes new head of Apple Music as it gains ground on Spotify

Apple on Wednesday promoted a company veteran to oversee Apple Music and said the service had hit 48 million subscribers. Oliver Schusser is now vice president of Apple Music and international content. A 14-year Apple employee, Schusser previously led launches of Apple services like the iTunes... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Apple expands test to sell ads in Apple News

Apple News is expanding its DoubleClick for Publishers test to publishers just as they look harder for ways to monetize their content outside of Facebook. The post Apple expands test to sell ads in Apple News appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Apple loses ebook price-fixing appeal on same day as Apple Music launches

On the same day as Apple Inc.'s release of its much-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, a federal court upheld a ruling Tuesday that states the company illegally conspired with book publishers to drive up prices for ebooks to compete against Amazon.com Inc., USA TODAY reported. The... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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BookCon 2015: A Bad Apple for the Big Apple

The 700,000+ subscribers to Mamrie Hart’s YouTube series, You Deserve a Drink, already know about the custom cocktails that Hart creates each week in honor of whoever in pop culture needs it most. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Relatives of Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash arrive home with remains after 7-month wait

Members of several Canadian families who lost loved ones in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last March landed at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Tuesday morning along with seven caskets carrying the remains of their relatives. Continue reading at CBC

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Arriving at FBF: The Thunder Girls

Raised by a cult-following father who banned reading, homeless on London’s streets as a teen: Melanie Blake’s life story is remarkable—but it’s not the one she decided to commit to the page, and she is now intent on getting into readers’ hands. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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