MyAppleMenu - Sat, Oct 10, 2015

Sat, Oct 10, 2015The Quietly-Modified Edition

Apple Adds Bluetooth 4.2 To iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus And iPad Air 2, by Jeremy Horowitz, 9to5Mac

At some point following the September 9th announcement of the 2015 iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4, Apple quietly modified the tech specs and comparison pages for 2014’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad Air 2 to bump them all from Bluetooth 4.0 to Bluetooth 4.2, the latest version of the increasingly popular wireless standard.

Overcast 2.0: Streaming, Chapters, New Patronage Model, And An Interview With Marco Arment, by Federico Viticci, MacStories

With version 2.0, Overcast users will be able to stream episodes and use audio effects at the same time, getting the same experience of Overcast 1.0 with no upfront download required. But more importantly, Arment is taking a bold step with pricing: Overcast 2.0 is a completely free app, with an optional patronage model to support Arment directly.

App Content Will Soon Be Available In Safari Search Results As Google Expands App Indexing To iOS 9, by Juli Clover, MacRumors

To use the feature, developers need to add Universal Links to their iOS apps and then integrate with Google's SDK. For end users, this change will result in better integration between search results and apps.

Solution to Yesterday's Puzzle

Consider, if you will, the following sequence of phrases:

Oman Lion Unit (Mountain Lion)
Vice Marks (Mavericks)
Moist Eye (Yosemite)

Which of the following will follow the sequence above?

Pool Wardens (Snow Leopard)
Alpine Cat (El Capitan)
Loin (Lion)
Old Pear (Leopard)

The answer is, obviously, Alpine Cat.

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