‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ season 2 news: Newest trailer features big villain; team enters the arena

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‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ season 2 news: Newest trailer features big villain; team enters the arena

A big enemy arrives and the team’s opinions are divided in episode 2 of “Minecraft: Story Mode” season 2. A trailer for the second episode recently dropped and it gave fans a hint of what to expect once the second episode is released on Tuesday, Aug. 15.
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News: Report: iPhone 7s slightly larger than iPhone 7 due to glass backing

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German blog Giga Apple claims to have renderings showing the iPhone 7s will be about 0.1mm larger than the iPhone 7 on all sides, possibly complicating the use of existing cases despite keeping mostly the same form factor. Apple made a similar move with the change to the iPhone 6s from the iPhone 6, slightly increasing the size of the device to add 3D Touch capabilities. This time around it’s possible the addition of glass backings could be… …
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News: Supplier claims HomePod will ship in December, but supplies will be limited

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Inventec Appliances — the supplier responsible for producing Apple’s AirPods — claims the HomePod home speaker will be available in limited quantities in the fourth quarter of this year, Nikkei Asian Review reports. “We will finally ship the smart home device this year, but its contribution will be fairly limited and hopefully that will improve next year,” Inventec Appliances President David Ho said during his company’s… …
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News: IKEA Tradfri lineup gets HomeKit support via firmware update [Update: Not yet]

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As promised earlier this year, IKEA has quietly release firmware updates adding HomeKit support to its TRÅDFRI smart lighting product lineup. IKEA’s TRÅDFRI lineup is comprised of a wide range of inexpensive smart bulbs that associate with a residential gateway for use with a physical remote control or companion IOS app. With individual bulbs selling for as low as $ 12 and the bridge priced at $ 30, IKEA’s system is now one of the most… …
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News: Daily Deal: Sharkk Twins Bluetooth Speaker Set

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For Friday’s iLounge Deal, we’re offering the Sharkk Twins Bluetooth Speaker Set for only $ 37.99 — that’s 36% off the regular price. These two small speakers — each the size of an iPhone 6 — provide an immersive 360º surround sound experience in a stylish, compact, and extremely portable design. The speakers can be used individually or together for stereo audio, and unlike many Bluetooth speakers, they come in a pair. Get… …
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News: Fifth beta of iOS 11 hints at German Apple Pay rollout

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New details found in iOS 11 and watchOS 4 suggest that the launch of Apple Pay in Germany may be coming sooner than expected. While Apple’s website hinted at a German launch last fall, more recent reports from last spring have suggested that negotiations have moved more slowly than expected. However, iOS developer Philipp Ebener told MacRumors that the fifth regional betas of iOS 11 and watchOS 4 now include the option to add German bank cards… …
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