Apple updates App Store review guidelines for auto-renewable subscriptions, SiriKit, and iMessage apps

Apple today posted an update to its App Store review guidelines document for developers. The updated information pertains directly to App Store subscriptions, SiriKit, and iMessage apps including Sticker Packs.

Previously, clarification about what developers could and could not do with regard to the new subscription enhancements announced just prior to WWDC 2016 was a bit ambiguous, but with today’s document update, guidelines become a lot more black and white. more…

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Accessory makers race to launch new wireless & Lightning headphones ahead of iPhone 7

With Apple’s iPhone 7 next week expected to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack and make wireless and Lightning headphones a necessity, there a lot of companies racing to announce new products ahead of Apple’s event. And it’s good timing with IFA taking place this week— one of the year’s biggest tech events where many accessory companies are showing off new products ahead of the holidays. Below we take a look at all the announcements with a roundup of new Lightning headphones and wireless Bluetooth headphones.  more…

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iOS 10 Siri: Use third-party apps to pay friends, send messages and more [Gallery]

With iOS 10 launching later this month, Apple is starting to show what you’ll be able to do with the new operating system. Announced at WWDC, Siri will be able to integrate with third-party apps in iOS 10. For the first time, users will be able to take advantage of third-party services through Siri voice search. Apple has uploaded some screenshots (embedded below) showing how third party apps will work with Siri, using popular apps like LinkedIn and WhatsApp as examples …

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DJI drops the built-in optics in favor of your smartphone on its new Osmo Mobile

This morning at IFA in Berlin, DJI announced its latest creation for smartphones: the DJI Osmo Mobile. Today’s news comes just a week after it took the wraps off the upgraded Osmo+. DJI is focusing on smartphone users with a passion for cinematography on this release. The integrated stabilization system tracks a subject with just a touch of your iPhone or Android’s screen, eliminating shaky footage.

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9to5Toys Last Call: Portable Apple Watch Stand $8, EVO 850 500GB SSD $140, Samsung Wi-Fi/Bluetooth speaker $99, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Noodles! puzzler goes free for the first time (Reg. $2)

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This foldable aluminum Apple Watch stand is perfect for travel: $8 Prime shipped (Reg. $16)

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Give your Mac a speed boost w/ Samsung’s best-selling 850 EVO 500GB Solid-State Drive for $140 shipped (Reg. $160)

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Samsung’s modern Radiant360 R1 Speaker has Wi-Fi + Bluetooth connectivity: $99 shipped (Reg. $140+)

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Save big on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro w/ these cert. refurb deals: 32GB $600 (Orig. $799) or 128GB $650 (Orig. $949)

Stay productive on the road w/ Apple’s 9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular: $570 (Reg. $729)

Save up to $199 on Apple iPad Air 2 including Cellular configurations: Wi-Fi 16GB $300 shipped (Reg. $399), more

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Apple’s powerful 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 256GB is now $299 off: $1,200 shipped

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Save $100 on Apple’s Time Capsule 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router and enjoy “effortless back ups” – 2TB $199 or 3TB $299

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The Mickey Mouse platformer Castle of Illusion is now at its lowest price for Mac: $3 (Reg. $6)

The iOS action-platformer Star Knight is now matching its lowest price ever: $1 (Reg. $3)

App Store Free App of the Week: MindNode for iOS/Apple Watch goes free for the first time (Reg. $10)

The new Riptide Renegade hydro-jet racer title for iOS is now $3 (Reg. up to $10)

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The best DJI Phantom Accessories to take your flights to the next level: filters, lenses, backpacks, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Let LG’s 320W Soundbar w/ Wireless Subwoofer add some bump to your HDTV: $170 shipped (Reg. $219)

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

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Caseology iPhone 7 cases (multiple styles & colors) from $5 shipped (Reg. up to $16)

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Store documents, pictures, and more: SanDisk Ultra 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $6 Prime shipped (Orig. $22)

Store your data in style: Samsung 128GB Metal USB 3.0 Flash Drive $30 shipped (Orig. $40)

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Vantrue’s N1 Mini 1080p Dash Cam on sale for $60 shipped (Reg. $90)

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Portable Apple Watch Stand $8, EVO 850 500GB SSD $140, Samsung Wi-Fi/Bluetooth speaker $99, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

iclever-foldable-apple-watch-stand

This foldable aluminum Apple Watch stand is perfect for travel: $8 Prime shipped (Reg. $16)

samsung-850-evo-2tb

Give your Mac a speed boost w/ Samsung’s best-selling 850 EVO 500GB Solid-State Drive for $140 shipped (Reg. $160)

samsung-radiant360-r1-speaker

Samsung’s modern Radiant360 R1 Speaker has Wi-Fi + Bluetooth connectivity: $99 shipped (Reg. $140+)

ipad-pro-sales

Save big on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro w/ these cert. refurb deals: 32GB $600 (Orig. $799) or 128GB $650 (Orig. $949)

Stay productive on the road w/ Apple’s 9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular: $570 (Reg. $729)

Save up to $199 on Apple iPad Air 2 including Cellular configurations: Wi-Fi 16GB $300 shipped (Reg. $399), more

13-inch-macbook-pro-with-retina-display-and-force-touch-mf840lla-sale-02 (1)

Apple’s powerful 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 256GB is now $299 off: $1,200 shipped

airport-time-capsule

Save $100 on Apple’s Time Capsule 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router and enjoy “effortless back ups” – 2TB $199 or 3TB $299

castle-of-illusion-starring-mickey-mouse-1

The Mickey Mouse platformer Castle of Illusion is now at its lowest price for Mac: $3 (Reg. $6)

The iOS action-platformer Star Knight is now matching its lowest price ever: $1 (Reg. $3)

App Store Free App of the Week: MindNode for iOS/Apple Watch goes free for the first time (Reg. $10)

The new Riptide Renegade hydro-jet racer title for iOS is now $3 (Reg. up to $10)

best-dji-accessories-9to5toys

The best DJI Phantom Accessories to take your flights to the next level: filters, lenses, backpacks, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

lg-shrb5-soundbar-deal

Let LG’s 320W Soundbar w/ Wireless Subwoofer add some bump to your HDTV: $170 shipped (Reg. $219)

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

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Caseology iPhone 7 cases (multiple styles & colors) from $5 shipped (Reg. up to $16)

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Store documents, pictures, and more: SanDisk Ultra 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $6 Prime shipped (Orig. $22)

Store your data in style: Samsung 128GB Metal USB 3.0 Flash Drive $30 shipped (Orig. $40)

vantrue-n1-dash-cam

Vantrue’s N1 Mini 1080p Dash Cam on sale for $60 shipped (Reg. $90)

more…

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