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The Apple TV app is coming to Android TV, starting with select Sony models

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Android can have a little Apple TV, as a treat Google may have introduced Google TV last month, but Apple TV has been around long before that. Problem is, there hasn't been any Apple TV Android app, and that includes for Android TV devices — at least, until now. Select Sony ATV models are beginning to receive an update that installs the Apple TV app, which includes access to Apple TV , Apple TV channels, new and popular movies, and personalized and curated recommendations. Read More The Apple TV app is coming to Android TV, starting with select Sony models was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Apple’s AirPods Pro price drops by 24% ahead of Prime Day sales

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This is a big week. A week for deals and savings galore, but what we really want to see through all the noise of nonsense deals is the good stuff going on sale. That's this deal. The Apple AirPods Pro true wireless earbuds are on sale for $189.99 at Woot. That's $60 off Apple's price and $10 better than Amazon's pre-Prime Day savings even though Woot is owned by Amazon. You will end up paying a shipping fee at Woot unless you use your Amazon Prime membership to get free shipping. And if you have a Prime membership, then I hope you are ready for the rest of Apple's Prime Day deals because this sale is just the beginning. At the

Google says Americans don’t want it broken up in reaction to proposed new anti-trust rules

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Don't go breaking my Googz Google, Amazon, Facebook, and other tech giants are increasingly coming under antitrust scrutiny, with high-profile sentences in the EU, cries for alternative app distribution platforms in India, and today's Google vs. Oracle Supreme Court hearing in the U.S. In the latest turn of events, the House Judiciary Committee has released a report on its investigation of competition in digital markets. Following the public hearing in July, it concludes that big companies are using their dominance to stifle the competition and proposes changes to antitrust laws. Read More Google says Americans don’t want it broken up in reaction to proposed new anti-trust rules was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Best Apple Prime Day deals: Sales on iPad, AirPods, Apple Watch & more

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Considering how well Apple products hold their value, you should jump on any opportunity to save on one of the Cupertino company's devices. With Amazon's Prime day sale just around the corner, now's the perfect time to upgrade your Apple gear, too. Whether you're looking to get your hands on a new iPhone, want an everyday device for streaming movies or browsing the web, or an Apple Watch for tracking your health and fitness goals, there are plenty of deals to choose from. We'll be sure to update the below deal lists as more promotions become available. Best Prime Day iPhone deals Apple's phones aren't the most affordable on the market, but they do provide the user experience and build quality sets them

Should you buy the Apple Watch SE or the Garmin Venu?

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Full-featured fitness watch Garmin Venu From $299 at Amazon Pros GPS and heart-rate monitoring Always-on AMOLED display Garmin Coach Blood oxygen monitoring Body Battery feature Cons Only one size option Lacks optional LTE The Garmin Venu only comes in one size and it doesn't have optional LTE connectivity, but it can closely monitor important aspects of your health and fitness. You'll have everything you need, including built-in GPS, activity/sleep tracking, heart-rate monitoring, more than 20 sports apps, blood oxygen monitoring, and much more. Slimmed-down smartwatch Apple Watch SE From $279 at Amazon Pros GPS and heart-rate monitoring Optional LTE connectivity Apple Fitness Always-on altimeter Two size options Cons Lacks always-on display No blood oxygen sensor If you're an iOS user who has been longing for an Apple Watch that won't break the bank, your time has come. The all-new Apple Watch SE is a

Apple Music for Android adds a crossfade feature

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YouTube Music seen crying in the corner of the club Apple Music gained a bunch of fresh new features in iOS 14, and they're enough to make YouTube Music jealous. The changes that landed on Android in beta version 3.4 include autoplay, a new smarter search experience, a revamped Now Playing interface, and one that got lost in all the other new stuff: crossfade. It might only be live in the beta right now, but the feature works pretty much how you'd expect. Read More Apple Music for Android adds a crossfade feature was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Here's where West Coast states plan to test Apple and Google's express coronavirus notification program

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UCSD and UCSF are confirmed, Oregon's reportedly talking with colleges and universities, no details from Washington yet California, Oregon, and Washington have announced that they are participating in tests of Apple and Google's Exposure Notifications Express program. ENE integrates a set of contact-logging Bluetooth APIs that were deployed in public health apps earlier this year into a streamlined distribution flow for all Android and iOS phones while minimizing time and monetary costs for the states. In California, students and staff at University of California campuses in San Diego and San Francisco will be notified when the APIs are available and are encouraged but not required to install them. Read More Here's where West Coast states plan to test Apple and Google's express

US government seizes thousands of 'counterfeit Apple Airpods' that are actually OnePlus Buds

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Your tax dollars at work US Customs and Border Protection racked up a win late last month, according to its most recent press release. On August 31st, the agency seized 2,000 counterfeit "Apple Airpod Earbuds" destined for Nevada at New York's JFK International Airport. The only problem: those are OnePlus Buds, as you can see in the poor images DHS provided. The press release proudly proclaimed that those fake Airpods had a street value of $398,000. Read More US government seizes thousands of 'counterfeit Apple Airpods' that are actually OnePlus Buds was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Apple establishes ridiculous requirements for Stadia and Xbox Game Streaming on iOS

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Apple's going for the 'most anti-competitive company' speedrun Apple's draconian App Store policies have been criticized time and time again, and most recently, they led to a lawsuit by Epic Games. The company also recently blocked game streaming services like Google Stadia and Xbox Game Streaming from entering the App Store. Apple has now updated its policies to allow game streaming services, but only if they go through many hoops. The App Store Review Guidelines have been updated with a new section specifically addressing streaming games. Read More Apple establishes ridiculous requirements for Stadia and Xbox Game Streaming on iOS was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Mimestream is a new native Gmail app for Mac that almost nails the experience

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Looks just like Apple Mail, (mostly) functions just like Gmail There are quite a few apps in the Mac App Store that claim to offer a native Gmail experience, but none quite manages to encapsulate the experience well enough, at least the ones I've tried. Unlike most others, a new app called Mimestream isn't just a web wrapper and it uses the Gmail API instead of the IMAP protocol, making it faster and more stable. It's currently in beta and it looks like it could be worth a shot. Read More Mimestream is a new native Gmail app for Mac that almost nails the experience was written by the awesome team at Android Police.