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April 30, 2017
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EduTech: With Swift Playgrounds, Apple has a chance to change programming forever

EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.  This week’s EduTech is a guest post from Apple Distinguished Educator […] Continue Reading…

April 30, 2017
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This week on AI: Apple’s Siri & AirPlay speaker, self-driving car tests & more

By far one of the most popular stories this week was that Apple’s Siri-based Amazon Echo competitor might not only be alive, but nearly finished. We also caught a glimpse of Apple’s self-driving testbed SUVs, and news that the fight between Apple and Qualcomm is stepping up a notch.
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April 30, 2017
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Latest Apple Park drone footage shows rough edges in wake of move-in deadline

New drone footage of Apple Park in Cupertino indicates that while the complex may be largely complete, significant work remains — particularly in landscaping and on the Steve Jobs Theater.
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April 29, 2017
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Two San Diego Apple Stores robbed in less than an hour, thieves take $20k in product

Apple Stores around the world are often targets of robberies and now we’re seeing yet another example of that. According to a report from local news outlet 10 News, two Apple Stores in San Diego were robbed in less than an hour… more…
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April 29, 2017
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Apple extends repair coverage to 3 years for Apple Watch (1st gen) w/ expanded/swollen batteries

Apple has extended its service coverage for Apple Watch (1st gen) models experiencing expanded/swollen battery problems to three years, covering customers for service for an additional two years beyond the complimentary 1-year Limited Warranty that it provides with the device. more…
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April 28, 2017
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iPhone 8 mold shows vertical dual-lens camera spotted on previous leaks

Continuing with this week’s flow of supposed iPhone 8 leaks, Benjamin Geskin is back at it again today. The latest images show off the iPhone 8’s mold with the new vertical dual-lens camera system lining up with his previous leaks. more…
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April 28, 2017
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Apple to halt royalty payments to Qualcomm until end of ongoing legal battle

Apple is no longer paying iPhone manufacturers for any of the royalties it owes to Qualcomm, and is planning to withhold them entirely until current lawsuits are resolved, the latter company said on Friday.
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April 27, 2017
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More detailed alleged iPhone 8 schematic surfaces, suggests wireless charging will be based on Qi tech

Although there are still many doubts about the iPhone 8 rumored design, mocked up above, a new schematic has surfaced on Weibo today. This drawing (embedded after the break below) is a more detailed version of what we saw yesterday and includes label annotations for many components. The new dual front and (vertical) back cameras are visible and a rear Touch ID sensor is nowhere in sight, […] Continue Reading…

April 27, 2017
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Creator of Microsoft’s infamous ‘Clippy’ tool talks designing the character on a Mac & more

One of the most iconic pieces of software design ever is the Clippy (or Clippit) assistant that was baked into Microsoft Office up until 2007. Users had and still have somewhat of a love-hate relationship with Clippy. Despite the assistant no longer being included in Microsoft Office, Clippy has lived on with a variety of different fan-made renditions, fiction […] Continue Reading…

April 26, 2017
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Alleged ‘iPhone 8’ schematic shows wireless charging pad, no rear Touch ID

New purported schematics for Apple’s "iPhone 8" show the rear of the device, possibly backing up claims that the product will switch to vertically-aligned lenses — albeit without a Touch ID sensor.
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April 26, 2017
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Second burglary at Apple Store in Corte Madera, California, nets $24k of non-usable display models

ABC7 News reports that an Apple Store in Corte Madera, California, was the subject of a second major theft in the space of a few months. On this occasion, police report that $ 24,000 worth of iPhones, iPads and Macs were stolen. more…
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April 25, 2017
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Apple pushes ‘Carpool Karaoke’ launch back to ‘later this year’

It appears Apple’s first foray into original video content, "Carpool Karaoke," will not make its scheduled April debut, as the company on Monday again postponed a launch party initially slated for March.
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