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August 31, 2016
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Next Year’s iPhone Said to Include Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

Apple is planning to include iris scanning capabilities on the tenth-anniversary iPhone launching in 2017, according to a Chinese-language MoneyDJ report translated by DigiTimes. The latter website, citing supply chain sources, previously said the feature would not debut on iPhones … Continue reading

August 31, 2016
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Corning unveils Gorilla Glass SR+ offering for wearables, possibly headed to the Apple Watch

Just a month after introducing Gorilla Glass 5 for smartphones, Corning today has introduced Gorilla Glass SR+, its new cover glass for smartwatches. In 2015, Corning announced “Project Phire,” which was said to be its efforts to create a material for … Continue reading

August 31, 2016
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Corning touts Gorilla Glass SR+ for wearables as alternative to ‘luxury’ cover materials

Glass maker Corning on Tuesday announced commercial availability of Gorilla Glass SR+, a composite cover material designed specifically to take on the stresses endured by wearable devices like Apple Watch. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 30, 2016
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Sonos is bringing voice control to the speaker system through Amazon Echo, integrating with Spotify app

Earlier this month we mentioned that Sonos is hosting a media event in NYC today, and now we’re hearing what the speaker company is announcing. It turns out it does have something to do with voice as I suspected: starting … Continue reading

August 30, 2016
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Apple calls Australian banks’ request to bargain over Apple Pay a detriment to consumers, mobile wallet adoption

Apple in a recent filing with Australia’s antitrust watchdog slammed a request from the country’s three top banks for collective negotiations over third-party access to Apple Pay NFC technology, saying a threatened boycott would not only harm consumers, but hinder … Continue reading

August 30, 2016
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Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to developers, seventh to public testers

With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for … Continue reading

August 29, 2016
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 7 & 2017 iPhones, iOS 10 betas, iOS 9.3.5 security update & much more

In this week’s top stories: new iOS 10 betas, iPhone 7 and 2017 iPhone rumors, the iOS 9.3.5 security update, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

August 28, 2016
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How virtual and augmented reality could play a role in Apple’s future

Apple CEO Tim Cook suggests that the company is investigating the possibilities of virtual reality and augmented reality. Here’s an explanation of what the technology is, how Apple could adopt it, and how it could be practically implemented in a … Continue reading

August 28, 2016
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Inside Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro: Graphics processing unit choices

Once again, Apple probably won’t rock the boat with any new MacBook Pro, and will likely stick with Intel integrated graphics and lower end next-generation discrete GPUs rather than giving macOS users faster options. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 28, 2016
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Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the eighth beta of iOS 10 to developers and a seventh version to public beta testers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the seventh developer beta and more than two months after first unveiling the new … Continue reading

August 27, 2016
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Review: Jackery Jewel is a life-saving Apple-certified Lightning cable that has a built in battery: $16AC (Giveaway)

Two weeks ago, 9to5Toys introduced you to a unique Apple accessory that will likely help a ton of you with one of the biggest issues we iPhone users experience: the dead battery. We’ve seen tons of small MFi keychain chargers and tiny USB battery … Continue reading

August 27, 2016
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Apple seeds tvOS 10 beta 7 for Apple TV to developers

Apple has just started seeding out the seventh beta for tvOS 10 today to all current testers and developers. To update, check through the Software Update section on the Apple TV, or grab the Configuration Profile from Apple’s Developer center if you’d like to install … Continue reading

August 27, 2016
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Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives [Updated]

Spotify and Apple Music are becoming increasingly bitter rivals, and according to new reports from The New York Times and Bloomberg, the feuding is now affecting artists. Spotify has been punishing artists who agree to Apple Music exclusives, displaying their … Continue reading

August 26, 2016
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Report: Spotify punishing artists that take Apple Music exclusives by limiting promotion

Following reports that Universal Music is preventing artists from agreeing to exclusive streaming deals with Apple Music and others, new reports claim Spotify is now limiting promotion of artists that take deals with rivals. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac