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Home Depot Quietly Turns Off Apple Pay Support at Sale Terminals

Posted on 05/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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While never an official Apple Pay partner, it was well known in Apple Pay circles that many of the NFC-capable terminals in Home Depot stores would indeed accept Apple Pay. Now Home Deport is quietly turning off that functionality.

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Next-Generation Apple TV Remote to Include Touch Pad

Posted on 05/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The New York Times, citing the ever popular “sources with knowledge of Apple’s plans,” says Apple’s next-generation Apple TV will be controlled via a touch-based remote with a revamped design.

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Charter and Time Warner Cable to Meet for Merger Talks

Posted on 04/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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In the wake of Comcast’s unsuccessful takeover bid for Time Warner Cable, the Wall Street Journal reports that despite a history of bad blood between the two companies, Charter Communications and Time Warner are in discussions about a possible merger.

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YouTube App Vanishes on Second-Generation Apple TV Boxes

Posted on 04/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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A number of users who own second-generation Apple TV devices report noticing that the YouTube app, and any references to it in Settings, has vanished. The app remains on third-generation Apple TVs.

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FaceTime Audio Issues Persist for Pre-Bluetooth LE Macs

Posted on 04/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Users complaining of audio issues with FaceTime when using it on a pre-Bluetooth LE Mac on Yosemite, report the issue persists under OS X 10.10.3 and the OS X 10.10.4 beta. The issue is said to affect a number of Macs, up to an including late-2011 Macs.

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Apple Watch Sport Faces More Torture Tests (VIDEO)

Posted on 03/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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While the Apple Watch has already went through various torture tests, include being pitted against all sorts of kitchen hazards, as well as the infamous “Will it Blend?” test, YouTuber Richard Ryan decided to put an Apple Watch Sport through a few more “tests.”

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