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April 20, 2019
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Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren’t any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them — and was aiming to sue Qualcomm as far back as 2014, according to newly-exposed documents.
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April 19, 2019
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New Apple AirPods on sale from $140, Apple Watch Series 3 is $199, and Best Buy takes up to $600 off MacBook Pro

New Apple AirPods, Apple Watch Series 3, and MacBook Pros are all on sale in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break. Head below for more. more… The post New Apple AirPods on sale from $ 140, Apple Watch Series 3 is $ 199, and Best Buy takes up to $ 600 off MacBook Pro appeared first […] Continue Reading…

April 19, 2019
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Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars

Bose this week quietly announced that it has released AirPlay 2 functionality to its line of smart speakers. This includes its Home Speaker 500 and two different Soundbar models, while SoundTouch speakers are still playing the waiting game. more… The post Bose rolling out AirPlay 2 support to three of its smart speakers and sound bars appeared […] Continue Reading…

April 19, 2019
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New Apple retail head Deirdre O’Brien joins Instagram, shares pics from trip to Hong Kong & Macau

In a rare move for an Apple executive, new retail head Deirdre O’Brien has joined Instagram, inaugurating her account with a handful of photos from a worldwide business tour.
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April 18, 2019
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What’s the difference: iPad mini 5 versus iPad mini 4

From the outside, you’d be hard-pressed to spot the difference between an iPad mini 4 from an iPad mini 5. But, internally, there are quite a few differences that really separate Apple’s previous mini from the newest. AppleInsider goes deep, highlighting all the changes from the previous iPad mini fourth-generation to the powerful 2019 model. […] Continue Reading…

April 18, 2019
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Facebook ‘unintentionally’ harvested email contacts from 1.5M users

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it "unintentionally uploaded" the email contacts of some 1.5 million users without their express consent since May 2016, a mistake for which the company is taking steps to correct.
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April 18, 2019
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Facebook confirms plans for voice assistant to match Siri, Alexa & Google Assistant

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it’s working on its own voice assistant, carving out a space among competitors like Apple’s Siri and Amazon Alexa.
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April 17, 2019
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9to5Mac Daily: April 17, 2019 — Apple, Qualcomm, and 5G iPhones

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/04/9to5Mac-Daily-04-17-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: April 17, 2019 — Apple, Qualcomm, and 5G iPhones appeared first […] Continue Reading…

April 17, 2019
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Following Apple’s deal with Qualcomm, Intel says it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business

Just hours after Apple’s settlement with Qualcomm, Intel has announced that it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business. In a press release, the company says that it will instead focus on 5G network infrastructure. more… The post Following Apple’s deal with Qualcomm, Intel says it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business appeared first on 9to5Mac. […] Continue Reading…

April 16, 2019
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PSA: Unshaky is a simple Mac utility that solves most MacBook keyboard problems

I wrote recently about my MacBook Pro keyboard issues worsening, and the difficulty in getting it resolved given the time I’d be left without my machine. A reader helpfully pointed me to an interesting software-based solution for a hardware problem – and it has solved 95% of my issues … more… The post PSA: Unshaky is a […] Continue Reading…

April 16, 2019
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Jury selected in Apple v. Qualcomm case

Apple’s California case against Qualcomm got underway on Monday, with attorneys representing the companies taking a full day to winnow a panel of potential jurors down to nine people. After a scheduled five weeks of trial proceedings, the jury will render a verdict that could be worth tens of billions of dollars.
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April 16, 2019
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Some publishers are already growing frustrated with Apple News+, report says

Apple News+ hasn’t even been available for a month yet, and some publishers are already growing frustrated with it. A new report from Digiday details how some publishers are experiencing headaches with formatting, communicating with Apple, and more. more… The post Some publishers are already growing frustrated with Apple News+, report says appeared first on 9to5Mac.
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April 14, 2019
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Everything we know about Apple’s 31.6-inch 6K mini-LED display

Over the last several months, we’ve learned quite a bit about Apple’s re-entry into the Pro display market. The display is said to measure 31.6-inches and feature a 6K resolution. Read on as we roundup everything we know so far about the display, and when it might be available. more… The post Everything we know about Apple’s […] Continue Reading…