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February 26, 2017
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Apple prompting iOS 10.3 users to enable two-factor authentication w/ push notification

Apple has started prompting iOS 10.3 beta users to enable two-factor authentication with a new push notification. The prompt has only started appearing over the last 24 hours or so and seems to have hit most users in the middle of the night last night. more…Filed under: Apple
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February 26, 2017
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Seiko to re-release the watch worn by Steve Jobs in one of his most iconic photos

One of the most iconic photographs of Steve Jobs shows him sitting on the floor in this Woodside, California home while holding the first Macintosh in his lap. On his wrist in that image is a very simplistic Seiko watch that has drawn a fair amount of attention, especially since the release of the Apple Watch. Seiko has […] Continue Reading…

February 25, 2017
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Apple shifts policy, says third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Apple is apparently changing its long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs. According to a memo sent to Apple retail employees, a customer having their device’s screen repaired by a third-party source no longer voids their warranty like it once did… more…Filed under: Apple
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February 25, 2017
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A hands-on look at the jet black Apple AirPods by ColorWare

Apple’s AirPods come in just one color, but it was only a matter of time before ColorWare provided a colorful alternative to the all white earbuds. As we noted earlier this week, ColorWare is now accepting orders for Apple Airpods in a variety of solid or metallic colors in a matte or glossy finish. Jonathan Morrison of TLD […] Continue Reading…

February 24, 2017
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Jeep & Porsche reveal new vehicles equipped for Apple’s CarPlay

Two major automakers, Jeep and Porsche, this week announced early details on new vehicles supporting Apple’s CarPlay — the latter company offering the platform on an unusually large 12.3-inch touchscreen.
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February 24, 2017
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Apple says ‘looking into’ video of apparent iPhone 7 Plus meltdown

Apple is investigating the circumstances behind a widely circulated video showing a partially melted, smoking iPhone 7 Plus, the result of what appears to be a major device malfunction, reports said late Thursday.
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February 24, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found

Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found

A new report today from The Information shares that Apple found potential security issues with at least one server early last year. Apple purchased the server from Super Micro Computer and was used to help power its web services and also contained customer information. more…Filed under: Apple
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February 23, 2017
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Apple’s classic iTunes Remote app updated with 2FA support for Home Sharing

Apple has updated its classic iTunes Remote app for iOS with two-factor authentication support when signing in to Home Sharing. This lets you use stronger security on your Apple ID and iCloud account and makes iTunes Remote prompt you for 2FA when someone attempts to sign in. more…Filed under: Apple […] Continue Reading…

February 23, 2017
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Apple speaks out against Trump’s recent decision on transgender rights for students

Apple this evening has voiced opposition towards President Trump’s recent ruling to roll back protections for transgender kids in schools. This isn’t the first time Apple has spoken out against a decision from Trump, having previously distanced itself from the administration’s travel ban. more…Filed under: Apple
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February 23, 2017
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Tim Cook to relocate office to Apple Park, report says

Adding to Wednesday’s Apple Park news, a new report claims CEO Tim Cook plans to move his office to the company’s futuristic campus later this year, likely when other employees begin the migration from Infinite Loop in April.
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February 22, 2017
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Swift-based ransomware targets macOS pirates with false decryption promise

New ransomware for the Mac has been discovered by security researchers, with the "poorly coded" malware created in Swift encrypting the user’s files and demanding a payment, without any possibility of decrypting the files even if the ransom is paid.
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February 22, 2017
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Apple shares new AirPods ads showcasing British musicians such as Craig David & The 1975

As it continues to focus on regional campaigns rather than global ones, Apple today shared four new AirPods comercials to its U.K. YouTube channel. The videos are all under 20 seconds in length and highlight different U.K. artists… more…Filed under: Apple
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February 22, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple could ditch Qualcomm for new Gbps Intel XMM 7650 modem in iPhone 8

Apple could ditch Qualcomm for new Gbps Intel XMM 7650 modem in iPhone 8

Earlier today Intel announced a new XMM 7650 Baseband Processor modem today to take on Qualcomm’s X16. Unlike previous Intel modems, the new product supports CDMA in addition to LTE, as well as high speed LTE Category 16, enabling gigabit downloads. The new chip could enable global mobile support for Apple’s next iPhones.
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February 21, 2017
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Brother AirPrint Inkjet Printer $40, 1-yr. Amazon Unlimited Cloud Storage $48, Parallels 11 for Mac $15, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Daily Deals: Brother All-In-One Inkjet Printer w/ AirPrint $ 40, Logitech K480 Bluetooth Multidevice Keyboard $ 23, more Claim your unlimited storage […] Continue Reading…