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July 19, 2018
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AI guru Tom Gruber, last of the Siri founders, retires from Apple

Tom Gruber, an artificial intelligence expert who cofounded Siri, Inc., prior to its purchase by Apple, has announced his retirement from the company, becoming the last of Siri’s three cofounders to leave Apple.
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July 19, 2018
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Tested: Thermal conditions in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro dramatically hampering performance

AppleInsider has both an i7 and i9 2018 MacBook Pro on hand, and it’s time to do our own testing on the thermal throttling situation that positively afflicts the i9 model — at least at launch.
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July 18, 2018
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New Samsung ad attacks iPhone X download speed, ignores performance benchmarks

Samsung’s latest ad attacking the iPhone compares the download speeds of iPhone X to that of the Galaxy S9 while at the same time poking fun at Apple Store employees.
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July 17, 2018
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Happy birthday to Apple’s iCal, which immortalizes its July 17 release date in an icon and emoji

Apple unveiled iCal to the world on July 17 2002 — a date that lives on in a macOS icon even if the app isn’t called that anymore.
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July 17, 2018
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Apple removes Qanon fringe conspiracy theory application from the App Store

An app meant to keep readers informed about the Qanon conspiracy theory has been removed from the App Store. As first reported by NBC News, the “QDrops” application would send users alerts for new developments in the theory, but was pulled by Apple on grounds of violations of its App Store Guidelines… more…
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July 17, 2018
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Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers

Finishing up its teardown of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit on Monday noted that the computer has bigger battery and speaker components, which appear to have come without an increase in overall weight.
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July 16, 2018
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Feature Request: Audio Quick Look previews for Logic Pro sessions in Finder

The Quick Look feature in macOS has always been a particularly useful, albeit somewhat unremarkable feature in Apple’s desktop environment. Select any file in the Finder, hit the Space bar and boom, you get a quick look at the contents of the file without having to open it in a compatible app. I use it relentlessly. If you’re anything […] Continue Reading…

July 15, 2018
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How Boston Red Sox All-Star J.D. Martinez uses a trio of iPads to perfect his swing

Over the years, the iPad has become popular in all sorts of segments of the market. Now, a new report from Boston.com – shared by Apple’s Phil Schiller on Twitter – dives into how Boston Red Sox All-Star J.D. Martinez relies on his iPad day in and day out… more…
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July 15, 2018
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How to share workouts from Apple’s Activity app to other fitness services

While the Apple Watch Workout app is a really great app, you might be hesitant to use it to track your workouts if you have a long history with another ecosystem. I’ve been using Runkeeper since 2010, so I don’t want to lose all my stats and past runs. more…
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July 15, 2018
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Get unbelievably realistic sound & control your Mac’s audio w/ 30% off Boom 3D

Boom 3D is a popular volume booster and equalizer app for Mac that offers fine-grained control over volume and audio output settings either system-wide or on a per app basis. 9to5 readers can currently get 30% off Boom3D for Mac w/ code 9TO5BOOM to celebrate the 1 year anniversary. Or start with a 7-day free trial. In addition to customization over […] Continue Reading…

July 14, 2018
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New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models now available for same-day in-store pickup

After announcing the new models on Thursday, Apple today has made its latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar variants available for in-store pickup. This means you can now place an order via the Apple Online Store and pick your new Mac up from an Apple Store on the same day… more…
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July 14, 2018
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Apple’s new outdoor amphitheater and retail store in Milan, Italy set to open on July 26th

In the heart of Milan, Apple is making final preparations to open their 17th store in Italy. The new location will be the first in the country to fully embrace the idea of Apple stores as modern day town squares, an initiative rolled out in conjunction with the company’s new store design. more…
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July 14, 2018
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2018 MacBook Pro keyboards include silicone membrane, might protect against key failure

Apple is advertising the new MacBooks as having an updated, "quieter" keyboard, but has said little about the new design. A teardown of the hardware on Friday, however, reveals a new silicone membrane encases each key that potentially serves as a dust-repelling feature to protect against malfunctions.
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