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November 20, 2017
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Apple said to downsize Micro LED R&D in Taiwan, may be shifting focus to US

Apple has allegedly shrunk the workforce behind its Micro LED R&D efforts in Longtan, Taiwan, as a result of slow progress with the mass transfer of Micro LED chips onto receiver substrates — though the company still appears committed to adopting the display technology on future products.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 20, 2017
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Hands On: Cardhop by Flexibits attempts to rein in the mess that Apple’s Contacts can be

Just as Fantastical does some excellent things over and above the default Calendars application, Flexibits Cardhop delights with some new tricks beyond what Contacts can do.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 20, 2017
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New report shows the extent of Apple’s relationship w/ disgraced health blogger Belle Gibson

Apple once had a close relationship with Belle Gibson, a now-disgraced fitness and health blogger who claimed to have cured her cancer with lifestyle and other wellness improvements. A new report from Australian news site The Age dives deeper into the connections between Apple and Gibson, as seen with the marketing for her ‘The Whole Pantry’ app in the […] Continue Reading…

November 19, 2017
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Texas Rangers serve Apple with warrants for access to Sutherland Springs shooter’s iPhone

The Texas Rangers have served Apple with search warrants for data linked to the iPhone of Devin Kelley, who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs near San Antonio.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 19, 2017
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iMac Pro to feature A10 Fusion coprocessor, possibly for always-on ‘Hey Siri’

The HomePod may be delayed, but we have still have the launch of the iMac Pro to look forward to before the end of the year. This evening, a couple of tidbits regarding the iMac Pro have emerged thanks to some digging by developers Johnathan Levin and Steve Troughton-Smith… more…
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November 18, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: 6.5-inch iPhone in 2018, HomePod pushed back, UK robbery & more

This week on AI: 6.5-inch iPhone in 2018, HomePod pushed back, UK robbery & more

People planning to get a HomePod for the holidays were disappointed by a surprise delay. We did, however, get a possible glimpse at future iPhones, including a colossal 6.5-inch model rumored to be coming next year.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype

Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss changes coming to watchOS apps, the launch of GymKit in Australia, changes in iOS 10.2 beta for iPhone X, iPhone rumors for next year including a larger OLED model and a mid-sized LCD update, and anticipation of HomePod and AirPlay 2. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, […] Continue Reading…

November 17, 2017
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Tesla unveils new Semi with a 500 mile range, Roadster that can hit 250 miles per hour

Elon Musk’s Tesla has debuted its semi truck that was previously expected with a 500 mile range between charges, and also unveiled a new roadster capable of going 620 miles — with the ability to go zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 17, 2017
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Apple’s VP of Diversity Denise Young-Smith leaving, Deloitte’s Christie Smith joining company

Denise Young Smith is leaving Apple at the end of the year, TechCrunch has reported. Young Smith currently serves as Apple’s first VP of Inclusion and Diversity, a position created for her after Deidre O’Brien took over general HR duties. more…
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November 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Video: Speed and resource testing Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on the Mac

Video: Speed and resource testing Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on the Mac

Mozilla just released their new Firefox "Quantum" browser with new features including built-in screenshots, a save-for-later feature named Pocket, and a Library that holds all of your pocket saves, bookmarks, browsing history, screenshots and downloads in one spot. AppleInsider compares the new release with Safari, and Google’s Chrome.
AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon has seemingly cancelled plans to launch an unbundled a la carte internet TV service, featuring top channels. Reuters says Amazon was unable to convince networks to sign on and struggled to find profitable business arrangements. It has been widely reported that Apple wanted to launch a similar skinny bundle of streaming channels, but also faced industry backlash and […] Continue Reading…