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Mon, Jul 27, 2015The Fit-Your-Ear Edition

Three Accessories To Keep Earpods In Your Ears When You're Working Out, by Peter Cohen, iMore

The EarPods that come with the iPhone, iPod touch and other iPods sound great but don't fit everyone the same. And why should they? Everyone's ears are different. Fortunately a few accessory makers have filled the gap with gadgets that help EarPods fit your ear better.

Don’t Order The Fish, by Marco Arment

The safest, most sensible course of action for users is to just keep their music libraries away from iTunes Match and Apple Music. We’ll all just know not to order that fish, and many of us won’t use Apple Music at all because its integration into our local libraries feels too unsafe.

And that’s too bad for everyone, because Apple Music is pretty great when everything works and you can figure out where everything is.


PowerPoint 2016 For Mac Review: New Interface And Features Make PowerPoint Pleasant, by Joe Kissell, Macworld

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac is, as I say, pleasant to use, not to mention powerful. If it had feature parity with the Windows version, Dropbox and iCloud support, and a Magic Move-like transition, it would be nearly perfect—and I’d love to see that happen.

iPhone As Therapist? Apps Claiming To Boost Mental Health Flood Market, by David Wilson, South China Morning Post

In a 2012 examination of 1,500 health apps that cost money and had been available since June 2011, the New England Centre for Investigative Reporting found that health apps in general fail to follow established medical guidelines. Worse, the centre found few had been tested through the kind of clinical research that is standard for other treatments.


They Grow Up Fast: Apple Quietly Bulks Up Swift And Xcode In Year Two, by John Timmer, Ars Technica

In the time following WWDC, we spent a couple of weeks watching conference sessions and looking through both the software and all this documentation. The research gave us a sense of some of the under-the-hood changes that are coming for developers this fall alongside the shiny, new operating systems.


Apple Watch To Be Sold At Best Buy, by Daisuke Wakabayashi, Wall Street Journal

One month after Apple Inc. started selling Apple Watch at its own stores, the company said it will bring the device to Best Buy stores in August.

Apple said its smartwatch will be available at more than 100 Best Buy stores in the U.S., expanding to over 300 outlets before the holiday shopping season. Best Buy will be the first major U.S. retailer beside Apple to sell the device.

Apple Eyes Big Retail Push In India With Authorised Mobility Resellers, by Kunal Dua, NDTV

Parting Words

Going on a hike, got all my gear

— Farhad Manjoo (@fmanjoo) July 26, 2015

Thanks for reading.