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December 3, 2016
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This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ AT&T’s DirecTV Now, iPhone 8 & 10.9-inch iPad reports, iPhone 6s battery replacements, more

In this week’s top stories: We go hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service, more iPhone 8 reports arrive alongside news of an upcoming iPad refresh, we show you how to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for a battery replacement, and much more. more…Filed under: Apple
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December 3, 2016
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AT&T and Verizon Facing FCC Scrutiny After Exempting Their Own Apps From Data Caps

Both AT&T and Verizon offer apps and streaming services that don’t count against the data cap they impose on customers, a practice that the United States Federal Communications Commission does not approve of. The FCC this week sent letters (via The Verge) to both Verizon and AT&T, claiming that the data cap exemptions, called “zero rating,” […] Continue Reading…

December 3, 2016
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Comments Off on Users Find Some New MacBook Pros Suffer From Major Graphics Issues

Users Find Some New MacBook Pros Suffer From Major Graphics Issues

Since new MacBook Pro models launched last month, an increasing number of early adopters have reported serious graphics issues on Apple’s latest notebooks. The glitches and other problems appear to be most prevalent on built-to-order 15-inch models, but standard 13-inch and 15-inch configurations are also affected. MacRumors reader Jan Becker, for example, said the graphics began […] Continue Reading…

December 2, 2016
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Apple said to be setting up distribution center in India to gain greater control of the supply chain

According to a report from the The Economic Times, Apple is planning to set up a distribution center in India. The move comes as Apple is working to establish a retail presence in the country and has faced challenges due to local regulations. more…Filed under: Apple
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December 2, 2016
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Comments Off on Popular utility BetterTouchTool adds early support for Touch Bar, bringing a host of powerful actions

Popular utility BetterTouchTool adds early support for Touch Bar, bringing a host of powerful actions

One of the more popular utility apps for the Mac has always been BetterTouchTool. The utility gained popularity for bringing a variety of new options and power to the Mac’s trackpad and keyboard, and we’ve highlighted it several times in the past. Now, BetterTouchTool is adding supporting the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar. more…Filed under: Apple […] Continue Reading…

December 1, 2016
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Comments Off on Fitbit to reportedly buy smartwatch maker Pebble for ‘small amount,’ phase out product

Fitbit to reportedly buy smartwatch maker Pebble for ‘small amount,’ phase out product

Wearable fitness device giant Fitbit is reportedly on the verge of buying out, and subsequently shutting down, smartwatch upstart Pebble for what sources describe as a "small amount."
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December 1, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple apologizes for iCloud calendar invite spam, actively ‘identifying and blocking’ senders

Apple apologizes for iCloud calendar invite spam, actively ‘identifying and blocking’ senders

Some Apple users have been plagued with iCloud calendar invite spam in recent weeks, with calendar periods being blocked up with unsolicited events from anonymous senders (usually with Chinese names). It is thought that the spammers are mass targeting any iCloud email account it can find on the web, rather than targeting specific users. Apple has now acknowledged the issue in a statement to […] Continue Reading…

November 30, 2016
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Comments Off on Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Netflix has deployed the ability to download select TV shows and movies from its catalog, with most of the initial offerings coming from the company’s unique programming.
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November 30, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John interviewed at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John interviewed at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John was in attendance Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit this evening. Saint John, who joined Apple through the Beats Music acquisition, has become one of the more vocal members of the Apple Music team and earlier this year, a “power lunch” with her was auctioned off for $ 10,500. more…Filed under: […] Continue Reading…

November 30, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple taps Wired Magazine’s creative director to join its design team

Apple taps Wired Magazine’s creative director to join its design team

According to a new report from Recode, Apple has recently hired one of the top editors from Wired to join its design team. Billy Sorrentino is Wired’s creative director and while the publication confirmed that he will be joining Apple’s design team, it couldn’t offer more details or specifics at this point. more…Filed under: Apple […] Continue Reading…

November 29, 2016
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4.7-Inch iPhone to Feature Wireless Charging Next Year

Apple’s next-generation 4.7-inch iPhone will feature glass casing with wireless charging, according to the latest research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by MacRumors.Our rationale is as follows: (1) the OLED model may trigger replacement demand among high-end users given its completely all-new-design form factor and notably superior specs in comparison to the TFT-LCD models; and (2) […] Continue Reading…

November 29, 2016
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Apple’s LG UltraFine 5K Display Now Available for Purchase for $974 [Updated]

Apple today started accepting orders for the LG UltraFine 5K Display, making it available for the temporary sale price of $974 in the United States. Orders will ship out to customers in six to eight weeks, and there is no in-store availability at this time. The LG UltraFine 5K Display was first introduced at Apple’s October […] Continue Reading…

November 29, 2016
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Comments Off on AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming TV service officially unveiled: launching November 30 from $35/month + free Apple TV offer

AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming TV service officially unveiled: launching November 30 from $35/month + free Apple TV offer

AT&T has officially unveiled details about its upcoming streaming TV service called DirecTV Now. The company first announced the subscription video service back in March, promising “on-demand and live programming from many networks, plus premium add-on options” over the Internet similar to Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. Details on pricing and availability have been limited until now. more…Filed under: […] Continue Reading…

November 28, 2016
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Comments Off on B&H Photo’s Black Friday Deals Include Up to $450 Off Older Macs

B&H Photo’s Black Friday Deals Include Up to $450 Off Older Macs

Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo Video has started its annual holiday sale with a number of discounts on Apple products, ranging from the new MacBook Pro to iPad. Some of the deals include a free download of Parallels 12 for Mac. B&H does not charge sales tax on online orders in all states except New York. […] Continue Reading…