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March 19, 2019
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Apple stops signing iOS 12.1.3 following last month’s release of iOS 12.1.4

Apple today has stopped signing iOS 12.1.3, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade from iOS 12.1.4. iOS 12.1.4 was released last month to resolve the FaceTime eavesdropping bug. more… The post Apple stops signing iOS 12.1.3 following last month’s release of iOS 12.1.4 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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March 19, 2019
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Netflix says it won’t be a part of Apple’s upgraded TV app, analysts still skeptical of Apple’s plans

We’re just a week away from the expected announcement of Apple’s streaming video service. While details are still sparse, a report earlier today listed five TV shows that have already wrapped shooting. Despite the looming unveil, however, analysts remain skeptical of the effects Apple’s video service will have on its long-term business. Meanwhile, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings today […] Continue Reading…

March 18, 2019
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iPhone XS Max finally loses a speed test to a Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S10+

Over the last four years, iPhone has consistently beaten out Samsung’s flagship smartphones in speeds tests. Now, YouTuber PhoneBuff has put the new Galaxy S10+ up against the iPhone XS Max and it has finally lost its speed test crown. more… The post iPhone XS Max finally loses a speed test to a Samsung flagship, the Galaxy […] Continue Reading…

March 18, 2019
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WhatsApp co-founder renews call for users to delete Facebook, questions Apple’s App Store moderation

Almost exactly one year ago, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton publicly called on users to delete Facebook. Now, Acton is renewing that call, while also criticizing companies like Apple for certain privacy and moderation stances. more… The post WhatsApp co-founder renews call for users to delete Facebook, questions Apple’s App Store moderation appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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March 17, 2019
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How to get your Mac or iPhone ready before you take it to Apple’s Genius Bar

Depending on the problem your device has, you may have to leave it with the Genius Bar — and they may have to send it off to Apple. Make the process easier for yourself and for them plus protect your sensitive data by taking a few steps in advance.
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March 17, 2019
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Deal of the Month: Get 50% off HyperDrive wireless charger + USB hub, car charger & more

This month, Hyper is back to give our readers the 9to5Mac Deal of the Month. For the entire month of March, you can get 50% off Hyper’s combo wireless charger/USB-C hub and its other wireless chargers for your home and vehicle: Head below to get 50% off wireless charging from Hyper w/ exclusive promo code Hit the video for […] Continue Reading…

March 16, 2019
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Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study

Apple and Stanford Medicine today announced the results of the Apple Heart Study. The study enrolled over 400,000 participants, making it the “largest study ever of its kind,” according to Apple. The findings were presented in New Orleans this morning. more… The post Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study appeared first […] Continue Reading…

March 16, 2019
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Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.
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March 15, 2019
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Comments Off on Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Apple’s latest legal fight with Qualcomm started last week and a jury verdict today spells disappointing news for Apple. The jury for the suit voted that Apple infringed on all three of the patents that Qualcomm based the case on as it seeks $ 31 million in damages. more… The post Jury finds Apple guilty of […] Continue Reading…

March 15, 2019
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AirPods the ‘most preferred’ brand for true wireless headphones – but not for sound quality

A large-scale consumer study found that AirPods were the most preferred brand in the US true wireless headphone market – but are not being chosen on the basis of sound quality. The study also shows that Sony and Samsung are not lagging far behind Apple in consumer preferences … more… The post AirPods the ‘most preferred’ brand […] Continue Reading…

March 14, 2019
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‘Privacy. That’s iPhone’ ad campaign launches, highlights Apple’s stance on user protection

The new Apple "Privacy. That’s iPhone" ad campaign has debuted, highlighting the company’s stance on user privacy and protections.
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March 14, 2019
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Commentators note the three risks to Apple from Spotify’s App Store complaint

Industry observers have been commenting on three potential risks from the complaint Spotify has made against Apple in regard to its App Store policies. An anonymous source close to Spotify has also explained why the same complaint hasn’t been levied against Google, which also takes a cut from in-app purchases … more… The post Commentators note the […] Continue Reading…

March 14, 2019
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Comments Off on Opinion: Apple is ‘playing fair,’ but Spotify doesn’t like the rules

Opinion: Apple is ‘playing fair,’ but Spotify doesn’t like the rules

Earlier today, Spotify launched a new website called It’s Time to Play Fair, where it proceeded to lay out a timeline and “facts” about how Apple mistreats companies like Spotify. I saw a few snippets of it this morning, but once I had a chance to read the entire thing I almost laughed out loud. The delusion that […] Continue Reading…