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EssentialMac | April 25, 2014

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Apple Stories In The News

ITunes Connect: Updates to app ratings

22/04/2014 |

iTunes connect has introduced some new changes to their app ratings. These include, New App Content descriptions, Update to territory specific restrictions based on rating, new rating system for the Brazil app store.
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Apple iOS 7.1.1 is out. Touch ID, keyboard improvements, bug fixes

22/04/2014 |

iOS 7.1.1 is out now and live to be done over the air direct from your phone without having to download first. Apple’s release notes say the update includes “improvements, bug fixes and security updates” including enhancements to Touch ID fingerprint recognition and fixes for keyboard responsiveness and Bluetooth keyboards used with VoiceOver:

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Apple ‘Better’ Environmental Ad For Earth Day 2014

22/04/2014 |

It’s earth day today (Tuesday, April 22) and Apple have come out with a new advert showing off their commitment to being green. If you watch the adverts there is no hard products sell, no obvious call to action but it seems to be more about Apple reaffirming their belief and commitment to the environment. Not so long ago Greenpeace came out in praise of Apple for all the changes they have done to be more environmentally responsible.
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Heartbleed Bug, what it does and how it affects you

15/04/2014 |

The Heartbleed bug is big, probably the biggest security story of year, far outweight Apple and NSA reports. It’s still getting growing and were going to be having fallout from this for a long while.
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uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac Review

11/04/2014 |

Did you have a backup? The most singularly unhelpful saying anyone can utter the moment after you’ve deleted a file or a hard drive becomes corrupted. There’s a slew of data recovery programs, uFlysoft Data Recovery is one of them with NTFS file recovery support as well
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Oral-B Smart Series electric toothbrush With Bluetooth 4.0

09/04/2014 |

It seems that nothing will be without Bluetooth connectivity soon, not even toothbrushes if Oral-B have anything to do with it. Their Oral-B Smart Series electric toothbrush has intergrated bluetooth and, you guessed it, an app.
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Metal Gear Solid iDroid iPhone Case

08/04/2014 |

If you’ve spent any time with Metal Gear Ground Zero’s you’ll be familiar with the iDroid case. Guess what, the iDroid case for iPhone will be an actual product.

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‘VOX’ Coming To iOS This Fall.

07/04/2014 |

If you were lucking enough to Macworld / iWorld 2014 and pop by the Coppertino booth you’d have seen a sneak peek and a demo of VOX for iOS, a new release for audio lovers everwhere that follows on from … Read More

The Roost Portable Ergonomic Laptop Stand

04/04/2014 |

Roost a laptop stand that actually improves your posture. The roost looks are unique but this way for a reason, it looks this way as it’s highly functional and that does a pretty cool thing with your laptop and also is highly portable absolutely.
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Vox HD Audio Player. WinAmp For The Mac

03/04/2014 |

Vox is a versatile music player the same as Winamp is for windows. It’s capable of playing back almost and file in almost any format and integrates nicely with your iTunes library.
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