Sonnet ships its 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe flash drive

Sonnet ships its 1TB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe flash drive

Sonnet Technologies is shipping the new 1TB version of its Fusion  Thunderbolt™ 3 PCIe Flash Drive. A pocket-size solid-state drive (SSD) storage device with a Thunderbolt 3 interface, the drive is equipped with 1TB of NVMe flash storage and leverages the 40Gbps bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 to deliver data transfer speeds up to 2600 MB/second.

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AWT TV Episode 36: February 20, 2018

AWT TV Episode 36: February 20, 2018

Welcome to AWT TV, a weekly show featuring Steve Sande and Marty Edwards of Apple World Today. Each week we'll discuss what's happened in the world of Apple, talk about new apps and accessories, maybe even have a demonstration or two of the latest software.  

This week, Marty and Steve were back with another all-tips show! Steve started off with a quick tip on how to find AirDrop in iOS 11. Seriously, have you tried finding the AirDrop controls? It's like Apple doesn't want people to use AirDrop! Fortunately, they're hidden in plain sight in the Control Center.

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Digitize those DVDs with a Lifetime License to MacX DVD Ripper Pro

Digitize those DVDs with a Lifetime License to MacX DVD Ripper Pro

Still have a closet full of DVDs? Here's an idea -- get a great deal on a lifetime license to MacX DVD Ripper Pro, connect a DVD Drive (like the Apple SuperDrive) to your Mac, and get ready to turn those discs into digital files. MacX DVD Ripper Pro is the gold standard for Mac DVD digitizing software, and today's deal gains you a single lifetime license for $15.99 or a family lifetime license for just four dollars more.

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Apple wants to remove your skeleton (well, from a scanned 3D profile)

Apple wants to remove your skeleton (well, from a scanned 3D profile)

Yesterday, I reported that Apple had filed for a second patent for a “scanning depth engine” that generates 3D profiles. The tech giant has also been granted a patent (number 9,898,651) for “upper body skeleton extraction from depth maps,” which would facilitate gesture controls on a Mac or an Apple TV.

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Apple World Today News Update: February 20, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: February 20, 2018

It's Tuesday - be sure to watch AWT TV tonight live at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET on https://youtube.com/c/appleworldtoday as Steve Sande and Marty Edwards bring you an hour of iOS and macOS tips! Here's some news for you while you wait:

  • AirPlay 2 disappears from the latest betas of iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3
  • Samsung announces a new line of SSDs for enterprise, one of which has a 30.72 TB capacity
  • Samsung's also seen its smartphone market share drop in the company's home country of South Korea, where Apple and LG keep increasing their share
  • A Pennsylvania woman credits her Apple Watch with possibly saving her life after a drunk driver hit her car, temporarily blinding her
  • That news about Apple filing for a new trademark for the rainbow logo? It's a nothingburger. 
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Review: App control of DSLRs with the MIOPS Mobile Remote and Mobile Dongle

Review: App control of DSLRs with the MIOPS Mobile Remote and Mobile Dongle

Photography apps for our iPhones and iPads let us do some pretty amazing things, all in part due to the supercomputer in our hand being able to control a pretty decent camera. But even the best iPhone camera can’t hold a candle to the flexibility and image-capturing capability of a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera equipped with a big sensor and a variety of lenses. The US$125 MSRP MIOPS Mobile Remote ($99.99 on Amazon, Amazon affiliate link) bridges the power of both devices — smartphone and DSLR to create a hybrid device that’s better than both. 

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