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May 28, 2017
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Patent troll Uniloc sues Apple over AirPlay, autodialing, battery technology

In a trio of lawsuits filed in a Texas court on Friday, non-practicing entity Uniloc claims Apple infringes on three patents with technology relating to AirPlay, autodialing phone numbers from Contacts and operating portable device batteries.
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May 28, 2017
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Report: Carry-on laptop & tablet ban may be expanded to flights departing the U.S.

Earlier this year, the United States government enacted a new policy that prevents tablets and laptops from being carried in carry-on baggage on flights to the United States from eight countries. Now, The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly considering expanding the ban to include flights departing from the United States… more…
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May 27, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: Apple’s ‘Neural Engine,’ ‘iPhone 8’ & iPad Pro rumors, new Apple execs & more

This week on AI: Apple’s ‘Neural Engine,’ ‘iPhone 8’ & iPad Pro rumors, new Apple execs & more

Rumors about the "iPhone 8," new AI technology, and new iPad Pros continued to grow, but there was also news of important corporate maneuvers — including two new executive positions at Apple, and a long-awaited settlement in the company’s legal battle with Nokia.
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May 27, 2017
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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts on hand for Singapore store opening

As scheduled, Apple officially opened the doors to its first retail outlet in Singapore on Saturday local time, and SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts was there to take in the festivities.
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May 26, 2017
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Securely record and view ‘home videos’ with your partner with Rumuki app for iPhone

If you’re looking for an ephemeral video sharing app, limiting the recipients to two people who must both consent to viewing the recorded video, iOS-exclusive app Rumuki fits the bill.
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May 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness … more…
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May 26, 2017
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Alleged ‘iPhone 8’ case compared to iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Offering a better perspective of the physical dimensions consumers can expect from Apple’s forthcoming "iPhone 8," a report on Thursday compares an aftermarket case supposedly built for the device against current-generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models.
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May 25, 2017
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Apple will live stream WWDC 2017 keynote on June 5 at 10AM PT

Apple is now promoting its upcoming special event on June 5 at 10 am PT with a landing page and a calendar entry on apple.com. Apple’s WWDC 2017 opening keynote, which Apple will live stream, will be the first major event the company has held since last fall after foregoing a spring event this year. more…
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May 25, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple transitions App Store pricing to local currencies in 9 new countries

Apple transitions App Store pricing to local currencies in 9 new countries

Apple this week is transitioning App Store pricing from the U.S. dollar and euro to the local currencies of nine countries, a change that in some locales equates to a small savings thanks to favorable exchange rates.
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May 24, 2017
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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock capable of connecting dual 4K displays shipping June 6 for $300

Accessory producer Elgato is preparing to release its Thunderbolt 3 Dock, one which allows users to connect two 4K displays to a Macbook at the same time, with the accessory shipping out to customers in the United States, Europe, and Australia on June 6.
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May 24, 2017
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First video of ‘iPhone 8’ mockup hits the web

Building on photos of an "iPhone 8" mockup published last week, a video posted to Twitter on Tuesday appears to show an identical dummy unit in the hands of a user, offering a taste of what the next-generation handset might look like when it is released this fall.
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