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June 18, 2015
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Apple App Store Crosses 100 Billion Downloads

For smartphone owners who can’t bear the bugs and software problems that sometimes accompany the multi-manufacturer nature of Windows Phone and Android devices, the Apple App Store has been the best way to find and enjoy the best new applications that run on the company’s iPhone and iPad devices. Apple marked a milestone last year when it announced that […] Continue Reading…

September 1, 2016
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Tim Cook sells off another $29M in Apple stock

One week after receiving a windfall of restricted stock units — and cashing in a chunk for a $ 35.8 million payday — Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday sold another batch of his sizable stock cache worth nearly $ 29 million.
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August 31, 2016
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Next Year’s iPhone Said to Include Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

Apple is planning to include iris scanning capabilities on the tenth-anniversary iPhone launching in 2017, according to a Chinese-language MoneyDJ report translated by DigiTimes. The latter website, citing supply chain sources, previously said the feature would not debut on iPhones until at least 2018. An iris scanner could complement or replace Touch ID as […] Continue Reading…

August 31, 2016
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Corning unveils Gorilla Glass SR+ offering for wearables, possibly headed to the Apple Watch

Just a month after introducing Gorilla Glass 5 for smartphones, Corning today has introduced Gorilla Glass SR+, its new cover glass for smartwatches. In 2015, Corning announced “Project Phire,” which was said to be its efforts to create a material for wearables that combines the durability of Gorilla Glass with the scratch-resistance level of sapphire. A year later, we […] Continue Reading…

August 31, 2016
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Corning touts Gorilla Glass SR+ for wearables as alternative to ‘luxury’ cover materials

Glass maker Corning on Tuesday announced commercial availability of Gorilla Glass SR+, a composite cover material designed specifically to take on the stresses endured by wearable devices like Apple Watch.
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August 30, 2016
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Sonos is bringing voice control to the speaker system through Amazon Echo, integrating with Spotify app

Earlier this month we mentioned that Sonos is hosting a media event in NYC today, and now we’re hearing what the speaker company is announcing. It turns out it does have something to do with voice as I suspected: starting in 2017, Sonos speakers will work with Amazon Echo. Alexa voice control is gaining Sonos support to “play, […] Continue Reading…

August 30, 2016
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Apple calls Australian banks’ request to bargain over Apple Pay a detriment to consumers, mobile wallet adoption

Apple in a recent filing with Australia’s antitrust watchdog slammed a request from the country’s three top banks for collective negotiations over third-party access to Apple Pay NFC technology, saying a threatened boycott would not only harm consumers, but hinder mobile wallet adoption and innovation.
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August 30, 2016
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Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to developers, seventh to public testers

With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for evaluation.
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August 29, 2016
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New Surface Pro 4 Ad Compares Tablet PC With MacBook Air

Microsoft today launched a new commercial for its Surface Pro 4, directly comparing the tablet computer to Apple’s MacBook Air. The ad, titled “Surface Pro 4 is the one for me”, was posted on YouTube and features a woman trying out some of the features of the Surface Pro 4 and then attempting to replicate […] Continue Reading…

August 29, 2016
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 7 & 2017 iPhones, iOS 10 betas, iOS 9.3.5 security update & much more

In this week’s top stories: new iOS 10 betas, iPhone 7 and 2017 iPhone rumors, the iOS 9.3.5 security update, and much more. more…Filed under: Apple
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August 28, 2016
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How virtual and augmented reality could play a role in Apple’s future

Apple CEO Tim Cook suggests that the company is investigating the possibilities of virtual reality and augmented reality. Here’s an explanation of what the technology is, how Apple could adopt it, and how it could be practically implemented in a user’s daily life.
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August 28, 2016
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Inside Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro: Graphics processing unit choices

Once again, Apple probably won’t rock the boat with any new MacBook Pro, and will likely stick with Intel integrated graphics and lower end next-generation discrete GPUs rather than giving macOS users faster options.
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August 28, 2016
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Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the eighth beta of iOS 10 to developers and a seventh version to public beta testers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the seventh developer beta and more than two months after first unveiling the new operating system at its 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference. iOS 10 beta 8 is available as an […] Continue Reading…

August 27, 2016
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Review: Jackery Jewel is a life-saving Apple-certified Lightning cable that has a built in battery: $16AC (Giveaway)

Two weeks ago, 9to5Toys introduced you to a unique Apple accessory that will likely help a ton of you with one of the biggest issues we iPhone users experience: the dead battery. We’ve seen tons of small MFi keychain chargers and tiny USB battery packs but this is the first time, to my knowledge, that a battery is actually included into a Apple […] Continue Reading…

August 27, 2016
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Apple seeds tvOS 10 beta 7 for Apple TV to developers

Apple has just started seeding out the seventh beta for tvOS 10 today to all current testers and developers. To update, check through the Software Update section on the Apple TV, or grab the Configuration Profile from Apple’s Developer center if you’d like to install it for the first time. more…Filed under: Apple
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August 27, 2016
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Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives [Updated]

Spotify and Apple Music are becoming increasingly bitter rivals, and according to new reports from The New York Times and Bloomberg, the feuding is now affecting artists. Spotify has been punishing artists who agree to Apple Music exclusives, displaying their content less prominently and offering fewer promotional opportunities. Spotify has explicitly told artists who offer Apple […] Continue Reading…