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January 21, 2017
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Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. The Verifier which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year. The report cites “several people familiar with [the] iOS development process (partly developed in Israel)” although the rumor […] Continue Reading…

January 20, 2017
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LifeProof redesigns its waterproof NUUD case for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

LifeProof is releasing a new version of its NUUD waterproof case with a new design fit the for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new style accommodates the larger cameras on both models and increases the water resistance from splash resistant to water proof for up to 6.6 feet. more…Filed under: Apple […] Continue Reading…

January 20, 2017
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Multiple Simply Mac Stores Shutting Down Across the U.S.

Simply Mac, a well-known Apple Authorized Reseller and Service Provider owned by GameStop, is shutting down a number of its brick and mortar stores across the United States. Locations in North Carolina, North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Utah, Idaho, Maryland, South Dakota, and more, are closing this week. Image via the Billings […] Continue Reading…

January 20, 2017
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Hands-on: Channels DVR public beta for the Apple TV [Video]

Channels, an app that we’ve covered several times in the past, allows users to stream live local television to an Apple TV or iOS device via a handy guide interface. The app works in harmony with an HD HomeRun box to receive over-the-air terrestrial television or cable TV depending on the box you purchase. After the successful launch […] Continue Reading…

January 19, 2017
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New iPads Might Not Launch Until Sometime in the Second Half of 2017

Apple’s new line of iPad models might not launch “until the second half of 2017,” according to sources in the upstream supply chain speaking with DigiTimes. The new 9.7-inch iPad is predicted to enter mass production sometime in Q1 2017, while the 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad models will begin production in Q2 of this year. All of the new […] Continue Reading…

January 19, 2017
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Apple detailed Indian iPhone manufacturing demands to Modi in October letter

Shedding light on Apple’s efforts to break into the burgeoning Indian smartphone market, a letter sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October outlines the company’s request to "make the environment attractive" for iPhone production and export.
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January 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Post-holiday iPhone sales fears ‘overblown,’ analyst says

Post-holiday iPhone sales fears ‘overblown,’ analyst says

Contrary to some recent reports, one analyst firm believes that adverse market conditions for iPhone sales are being given too much weight and predicts better performance than previously expected buttressed by high demand for the iPhone 7 Plus.
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January 18, 2017
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India promises ‘open mind’ when looking at Apple demands for local manufacturing

The Indian government will adopt an "open mind" when examing Apple’s demands before setting up local manufacturing in the country, the country’s Information Technology Minister said on Wednesday.
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January 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Morgan Stanley lowers 2017 iPhone 7 sales estimates ahead of next-gen ‘supercycle’

Morgan Stanley lowers 2017 iPhone 7 sales estimates ahead of next-gen ‘supercycle’

Investment bank Morgan Stanley expects Apple to see decreased iPhone 7 demand in the coming months as buyers anticipate this year’s "iPhone 8" revamp, one model of which is expected to feature a drastic redesign and exotic technologies like an OLED display.
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January 17, 2017
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FTC complaint alleges Qualcomm forced Apple to use its baseband chips for lower patent royalities

Qualcomm is the target of a new Federal Trade Commission complaint filed today involving Apple. The FTC claims Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive practices that helped it monopolize the market of a “key semiconductor device” used in products including iPhones and iPads. more…Filed under: Apple
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January 17, 2017
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Unconfirmed rumor says iPhone 6s battery replacement program may be extended to iPhone 6

When Apple launched a free battery replacement program for iPhone 6s units experiencing unexpected shutdowns, some iPhone 6 owners reported that they had experienced the same symptoms. Now an unconfirmed report from Japanese site Macotakara suggests that Apple may be preparing a similar program for the iPhone 6 … more…Filed under: Apple
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January 17, 2017
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Comments Off on New 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Kaby Lake and 32GB of Desktop-Class RAM Coming Later This Year

New 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Kaby Lake and 32GB of Desktop-Class RAM Coming Later This Year

Apple will release updated Mac notebooks with Intel’s next-generation Kaby Lake processors later this year, according to the latest research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo said new 12-inch MacBook models with Kaby Lake processors will enter mass production in the early second quarter, which starts in March, and noted a 16GB […] Continue Reading…

January 16, 2017
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How to efficiently free up space and recover lost storage on your Mac

As our devices continually improve at capturing rich content like 4K video and bursts of high quality photos in a few seconds, and applications become increasingly powerful (and larger), our Macs often fill up faster than we expect. There is always the option to offload your data to external drives or to iCloud Drive (or other cloud services), but […] Continue Reading…

January 16, 2017
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Samsung chief’s arrest sought in South Korean corruption scandal

An arrest warrant for heir apparent to Samsung’s throne, Lee Jae-yong, was issued Monday for his suspected involvement in an insidious corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
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January 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple shares new AirPods ads highlighting W1 pairing & Siri support, new Apple Watch ad

Apple shares new AirPods ads highlighting W1 pairing & Siri support, new Apple Watch ad

Update: Apple shared two more ads, one for AirPods called “Notes” and another for Apple Watch focused on Activity. View them below. Apple today has shared two new advertisements for its truly wireless AirPods. The new videos mark the first advertisements for the AirPods from Apple and come in at 15 seconds each, with the first highlighting the […] Continue Reading…