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January 16, 2019
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Poll: Would you like to see Slide Over and Control Center in macOS?

There has long been debate over the extent to which macOS and iOS will converge. Some think we’ve already gone too far down that route, with Launchpad coming in for particular criticism as an unnecessary child-like interface (though it can be made more useful). At the other extreme, some think Apple should go as far as touchscreen Macs […] Continue Reading…

January 16, 2019
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Apple’s first film collaboration with A24 is ‘On the Rocks,’ reuniting Bill Murray & Sofia Coppola

Back in November, it was reported that Apple was working with film studio A24 to produce original movies. Now, Variety reports that the first initiative to come of that partnership is a feature film starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones. more… The post Apple’s first film collaboration with A24 is ‘On the Rocks,’ reuniting Bill Murray & Sofia […] Continue Reading…

January 16, 2019
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Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support

Apple today has officially released Smart Battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. This comes after 9to5Mac discovered various pieces of evidence within iOS hinting at the existence of such cases. more… The post Apple officially releases Smart Battery cases for iPhone XS/Max/XR with Qi charging support appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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January 15, 2019
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Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from its usual of 1-2 million

Following Apple’s revision to its Q1 2019 earnings, it was revealed that Tim Cook would hold an all-hands meeting to discuss the results with Apple employees. While the majority of the details from that meeting have yet to leak, John Gruber at Daring Fireball today has an interesting tidbit. more… The post Apple replaced 11 million iPhone […] Continue Reading…

January 15, 2019
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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit

Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source. Now, things are being taken a step further as FoundationDB has announced it is open sourcing Foundation DB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit. more… The post Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit appeared first […] Continue Reading…

January 14, 2019
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Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

Apple’s Health Records, the company’s platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it easy to use, but helped them understand their health.
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January 13, 2019
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Exploring what you can, and can’t do with HomeKit for TVs

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 will unlock a host of new functionality thanks to integration into many leading manufacturer’s television sets, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG. AppleInsider examines what that will look like, and what you’ll be able to do, when the features are available.
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January 13, 2019
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Vizio confirms AirPlay 2 & HomeKit support is coming to all SmartCast TVs since 2016

At CES 2019 this past week, Vizio was one of several TV manufacturers to announce that it will soon support AirPlay 2 functionality. Now, the company has more good news for customers. more… The post Vizio confirms AirPlay 2 & HomeKit support is coming to all SmartCast TVs since 2016 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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January 13, 2019
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Video: Rounding up the 2019 iPhone rumors, including USB-C, 5G, and more

It is the start of a new year, and there’s already a number of rumors circulating about Apple’s iPhone releases for 2019. Based on the chatter we’ve been hearing, there could be some big changes for the iPhone arriving later in 2019, including a shift to USB-C and a triple-camera setup on the rear.
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January 12, 2019
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Apple spends $150M a year on United flights, Shanghai is No. 1 destination

A pair of promotional banners created by United Airlines to tout its various business relationships with big-name companies reveals a sneak peek into Apple’s global operations, with the tech giant reportedly spending some $ 150 million each year on flights for employees.
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