Apple expands coding initiatives in Singapore, Indonesia

Apple expands coding initiatives in Singapore, Indonesia

Apple says it’s increased its commitment to coding and education in Southeast Asia with the expansion of its App Development with Swift curriculum at partner schools in Singapore and the opening of Indonesia’s second Apple Developer Academy in Surabaya, offering aspiring developers the skills they need to thrive in today's app economy.

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Judge dismisses ‘whistleblower lawsuit’ against Apple

Judge dismisses ‘whistleblower lawsuit’ against Apple

A California federal judge on Tuesday nixed a whistleblower’s suit accusing Apple of bringing two trainers from India into the country using B-1 visas instead of the more expensive and necessary H1-B visas, ruling there's "no exhaustive list or case law of all permissible activities" under the B-1, reports Law360.

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Half off on Clip Studio Paint Pro

Half off on Clip Studio Paint Pro

Remember Manga Studio? That app for illustrators, comic artists and creators around the world now has a new name — Clip Studio Paint Pro — and improved features. If you’re a digital artist (or want to be), you can get a heck of a deal today on Graphixly’s Clip Studio Paint Pro at 50% off of the regular $59.99 price — just $29.99!

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We have a winner in the Awair Smart Air Quality Monitor giveaway

We have a winner in the Awair Smart Air Quality Monitor giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway for an Awair 2nd Edition Smart Air Quality Monitor. We did a random pick from all of the entries received, and the winner was long-time AWT reader Tom Lisciandra. Tom was a fan of TUAW TV Live back in the days when that show was on the air once a week, and it was nice to see a familiar name as the winner.

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Some scientists want more guidelines for devices such as Apple AirPods

Some scientists want more guidelines for devices such as Apple AirPods

More than 250 scientists have signed a petition urging the United Nations and World Health Organization to develop stronger guidelines regarding the potential cancer risk and other health effects caused by non-ionizing electromagnetic fields, or EMFs. They say that devices such as Apple’s AirPods may cause cancer, reports TheBlaze.

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Scare Off Thieves with Beepify Laptop Alarm

Spend a lot of time using your MacBook in a public place? If you leave the computer for just a minute — perhaps to get a drink of water in a library or to order another latte at your favorite coffee shop — the chances of it “walking away” in someone else’s hands multiply exponentially. Beepify is an app that plays a really loud and annoying alarm if someone tries to steal your Mac, and we have a lifetime subscription to the app for $39.99 (or get a one-year subscription for $19.99).

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Future AirPods could sport mini-displays, buttons

Future AirPods could sport mini-displays, buttons

Apple has applied for a patent (number 10,231,044) for a “portable listening device system” that hints at future AirPods with mini-displays and buttons. We’re not talking big displays, obviously, but ones that can indicate battery life, for example. Any buttons on future AirPods would allow you to do things such as easily terminate phone calls.

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Tangible Tech Episode 11: Where's My Self-Driving Car?

Tangible Tech Episode 11: Where's My Self-Driving Car?

It's been a while since the last episode of the Tangible Tech podcast, and we have a good one for you. A lot of us are fascinated by the idea of self-driving cars, and in this episode your host Steve Sande looks into the present and future of this technology. Steve's crystal ball is pointing towards the late 2020s before we see a lot of self-driving cars on the roads around the world, but in this podcast we look at the 5 levels of automation and what they entail...and what it's going to take to get to Level 5.

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