The Triumphant-Triumvirate Edition Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Beats 1 Intervew: Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden & Julie Adenuga Tell All, by Jake Boyer, High Snobiety

For music fans everywhere, Apple’s Beats 1 radio has become known as the definitive stop for breaking news of the musical variety. It’s the radio equivalent of a nightly cable news desk; a platform that has the latest scoop on prestige releases and features both rising artists and bona fide icons revealing intimate secrets on their latest work. And it’s all thanks to the triumphant triumvirate of DJs who make it all happen: Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden and Julie Adenuga.

Amazingly, this month marks the 2nd year of their Beats 1 show, a true landmark given the incredible work they have managed to produce in just two years. To celebrate their anniversary, we spoke to all three of them for a retrospective look at their achievements with Beats 1 so far.

Ming-Chi Kuo Predicts iPhone 8 Will Omit Touch ID Entirely, Come In Limited Color Options, by Mitchel Broussard, MacRumors

According to Kuo, the iPhone 8 will have "the highest screen-to-body ratio of any smartphone currently available worldwide," thanks to a drastic reduction in bezels and an edge-to-edge display that we've recently been seeing in various renders. A "notch" for the front-facing camera and sensors will be the only noticeable part of the iPhone 8's bezel design, Kuo said.

Kuo's new predictions also continue to corroborate the iPhone 8's lack of a physical Home button, but he goes on to state that Touch ID will not be incorporated into the OLED smartphone's display. [...]

Kuo instead referenced advanced features like "3D sensing for facial recognition," suggesting Apple is ready to ditch Touch ID completely for a new form of biometric security.

All 2017 iPhone Models Said To Include Standard 5W USB-A Adapter, With Wireless Charger Sold Separately, by Juli Clover, MacRumors

According to Kuo, wireless charging will be enabled through an optional accessory that will be purchased alongside the new iPhones -- it won't be a default feature available out of the box.


Things 3.1 Adds Repeating To-dos In Projects, Date Parsing Language Improvements, by Zac Hall, 9to5Mac

Things 3.1 includes repeating to-dos in projects which has been a missing feature for some potential users. The date parser has also improved its support for multiple languages in this update.

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One screen size for MacBook, and two screen sizes for MacBook Pro.

One screen size for iPad, and two screen sizes for iPad Pro.

Hence, my prediction :-

One screen size for iPhone, and two screen sizes for iPhone Pro? :-)

(But, of course, two screen sizes for iMac, and one screen size for iMac Pro.)


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