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Opinion: Apple Music's human curation falls apart when it comes to less mainstream tastes

Opinion: Apple Music's human curation falls apart when it comes to less mainstream tastes

19 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple makes much of its human curation of Apple Music. Indeed, just a couple of months ago Tim Cook suggested that this was the key difference between its own offering and competing services.
We worry about the humanity being drained out of music, about it becoming a bits-and-bytes kind of world instead of the art and craft.
Personally, it was the curated playlists that mostly won me over from Spotify. That's moderately impressive...
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Pokemon Go will soon use Apple Health and Google Fit data to hatch eggs and earn candy

Pokemon Go will soon use Apple Health and Google Fit data to hatch eggs and earn candy

19 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Niantic has announced a new feature called Adventure Sync that's coming soon to Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. Adventure Sync will use Apple Health and Google Fit activity data to credit players with distance traveled in the real world for hatching eggs and earning candy - even when Pokemon Go is not running.
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Human Curation Sets Apple News Apart From Algorithm-Focused News Sources Like Google and Facebook

Human Curation Sets Apple News Apart From Algorithm-Focused News Sources Like Google and Facebook

19 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

In a new report by The New York Times today, Apple let a reporter take a glimpse inside the human curation process of its Apple News service. The article looks into Apple's news strategy (which is focusing less on algorithm-led news curation like its rivals), the service's future integration with Texture magazine subscriptions, and its issues with ad revenue.
Providing context, the NYT explains how the rise of Google and Facebook came with news delivery that was driven in part by algorithms. While this enabled the companies to point users towards millions of articles, boosting clicks and...
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Apple uses human curation of Apple News to keep it from being ‘total crazy land'

Apple uses human curation of Apple News to keep it from being ‘total crazy land'

19 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple has for the first time allowed a reporter to cover the human curation process used to pick which news stories are included - and featured - in the Apple News app.
The Cupertino company is unusual in having people, not algorithms, pick its top stories. That approach is highly controversial, giving around a dozen people control over what is seen by some 90 million people - but Apple believes it is the safer approach...
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A Few Pixel 3 Owners Complain About Vanishing Text Messages

A Few Pixel 3 Owners Complain About Vanishing Text Messages

It's not uncommon for new devices to have issues that need to be ironed out with quick fixes but the Pixel 3 appears to have more than its fair share of such issues. A few... Read more ...

Update to iOS version of Microsoft Edge browser app adds support for desktop...

Update to iOS version of Microsoft Edge browser app adds support for desktop versions of mobile sites

If you've been following the daily happenings in the smartphone world for a while, you might remember when the gold standard for a mobile browser was its ability to pull up the... Read more ...

Official Spotify Apple Watch App Finally Released

Official Spotify Apple Watch App Finally Released

Spotify started testing its official app for the Apple Watch earlier this month. The world's largest music streaming service today announced that it has now launched its first... Read more ...

Here's every Google app with a dark mode, and how to enable it

Here's every Google app with a dark mode, and how to enable it

For years now, the Android community has cried out for dark themes in applications and the system throughout, all while Google continued to slap more and more white themes... Read more ...

Snapchat update features Friendship Profiles, new Bitmoji goodies

Snapchat update features Friendship Profiles, new Bitmoji goodies

Snapchat has been facing a decline in users for the past two quarters and to counter that it's been steadily adding new things for users to do within the app, hoping to make a... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Tunable, The Wild Unicorn Squad and English Spanish...

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Spotify releases ‘first version' of its Apple Watch app with limited features

Spotify releases ‘first version' of its Apple Watch app with limited features

Spotify has released what it describes as the ‘first version' of its new Apple Watch - suggesting more features will be coming in a future version. Spotify for Apple Watch... Read more ...

Google launches free, browser-based image optimization tool

Google launches free, browser-based image optimization tool

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Gboard Will Use AI To Suggest GIFs To Users

Gboard Will Use AI To Suggest GIFs To Users

Google is pretty proud of the AI that they've developed. The company recently announced that they will be using its AI system to help the New York Times to digitize its archive... Read more ...

Netflix Updated With Support For New iPad Pro's Display

Netflix Updated With Support For New iPad Pro's Display

Apple's iPad Pros have always featured what Apple calls a “Retina” display, and for the most part over the years, the company has maintained the resolution of its displays on... Read more ...