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iOS 10.0.3 Fixes Cellular Connectivity Issues

iOS 10.0.3 addresses some unspecified cellular connectivity issues for iPhone 7 users, especially those on Verizon Wireless.Show full article

How to Enable “Hey Siri” in macOS 10.12 Sierra

If you want to invoke Siri on your Sierra Mac with your voice — no need to click an icon or press a key — read on for instructions from Scholle McFarland’s “Sierra: A Take Control Crash Course” book.Show full article

Google Event Unveils Smartphones, Wi-Fi, VR, and Streaming Devices

Yet again, a Google media event with a slew of product reveals follows hard on the heels of a similar Apple event. Although it might seem like a me-too exercise, the announcements showed that Google has an edge over Apple in certain ways with smartphone, Wi-Fi, virtual-reality, and streaming-video tech.Show full article

Lost in Sierra: Five Missing Features

macOS 10.12 Sierra doesn’t just contain new features — it also removes some longstanding capabilities that Mac users have grown accustomed to over the years. Read on to discover what you won’t find in Sierra and how to work around these missing options.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 17 October 2016

Notable software releases this week include Microsoft Office 2016 15.27 and Office 2011 14.6.9, OmniFocus 2.7.2, Typinator 6.11, and TextExpander 6.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 17 October 2016

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple’s automotive plans hit bumps in the road, the iPhone 7 offers a backup Home button, Tim Cook praises augmented reality, and Amazon gives free Kindle books to Amazon Prime members.Show full article

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