The Door-Access-System Edition Monday, March 20, 2017

Mystery Apple 'Wireless Device' Turns Out To Be Door Access System, by Roger Fingas, AppleInsider

One of Apple's "wireless devices" recently submitted for approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission turns out to have been a door access system, likely for the Apple Park campus opening in April, according to a manual and photos published by the government body on Sunday.

How To Take Best Advantage Of iCloud Desktop And Documents Across Macs, by Glenn Fleishman, Macworld

You have an option on every Mac with macOS Sierra installed whether or not you want to use iCloud Desktop and Documents. If not, you can still access those files via iCloud Drive. However, if you turn it on for multiple Macs with Sierra, the same Desktop and Documents folders appear on each Mac.

TypeShift Is A Slick And Beautiful New Word Game For iPhone, by Andrew Webster, THe Verge

Its structure and playful nature makes it feel intrinsically mobile, a perfect game to pull out for a few minutes each day to unwind.

Apple Wants To Bring Augmented Reality To The Masses, by Mark Gurman, Bloomberg

Apple is working on several AR products, including digital spectacles that could connect wirelessly to an iPhone and beam content—movies, maps and more—to the wearer. While the glasses are a ways off, AR features could show up in the iPhone sooner.

Young Aussies Would Bank With Apple: Byres, by AAP

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority chairman Wayne Byres says there's a ready-made Australian market for the likes of Apple and Google should the US tech giants expand into the financial services industry.

"Financial services ultimately is an industry that's built on trust and if you think about the next generation that's coming through, certainly when I think about my kids, the brands they trust - Apple, Google - it's the technology brands," Mr Byres said on Monday.

"They wouldn't have a clue about the four major banks that we have here ... (and) as far as my kids are concerned, they have accounts with Apple so we're not actually that far away."

Meet The Man Whose Site Mark Zuckerberg Reads Every Day, by Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed

Rivera’s taste in that day’s news often dictates what stories are followed and chased by newsrooms across the country. Without writing a word himself, Rivera is shaping tech’s story for the legion of reporters and editors tasked to tell it.

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You mean Apple will not be selling me a door-access-system that uses Touch ID or Apple Watch proximity sensor? I'm so disappointed...

Or maybe this is Apple trying out something that will eventually end up on the doors of your iCar.


Thanks for reading.