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February 28, 2017
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Korean prosecutors charge Samsung head, other execs with bribery & embezzlement

South Korea prosecutors on Tuesday indicted the acting head of the Samsung Group — Jay Y. Lee — for bribery and embezzlement, leveling similar charges at four other executives as well in the influence scandal surrounding Korean President Park Geun-hye … Continue reading

February 28, 2017
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Nokia rebrands Withings, launches HealthKit competitor ‘Patient Care Platform’

Nokia is making a bigger push into the healthcare market, announcing at Mobile World Congress that the health and fitness accessory maker Withings will rebrand its products under the Nokia name, as well as revealing a "Patient Care Platform" that … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

If you’re looking for a new ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan, the competition between carriers continues to offer cheaper deals. All four major carriers have announced new or revised tariffs this month, Verizon kicking things off, followed by T-Mobile dropping restrictions, … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
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EduTech: How to turn your notes & handouts into searchable PDFs with iOS

EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
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How to stream the 2017 Oscars live on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV

Continuing the season of award shows, the 89th Academy Awards kick off tonight in just a few hours. The show, shot live in Los Angeles, will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and highlight the best films of the past year. As … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
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Apple prompting iOS 10.3 users to enable two-factor authentication w/ push notification

Apple has started prompting iOS 10.3 beta users to enable two-factor authentication with a new push notification. The prompt has only started appearing over the last 24 hours or so and seems to have hit most users in the middle … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
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Seiko to re-release the watch worn by Steve Jobs in one of his most iconic photos

One of the most iconic photographs of Steve Jobs shows him sitting on the floor in this Woodside, California home while holding the first Macintosh in his lap. On his wrist in that image is a very simplistic Seiko watch … Continue reading

February 25, 2017
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Apple shifts policy, says third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Apple is apparently changing its long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs. According to a memo sent to Apple retail employees, a customer having their device’s screen repaired by a third-party source no longer voids their warranty like it once did… … Continue reading

February 25, 2017
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A hands-on look at the jet black Apple AirPods by ColorWare

Apple’s AirPods come in just one color, but it was only a matter of time before ColorWare provided a colorful alternative to the all white earbuds. As we noted earlier this week, ColorWare is now accepting orders for Apple Airpods … Continue reading

February 24, 2017
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Jeep & Porsche reveal new vehicles equipped for Apple’s CarPlay

Two major automakers, Jeep and Porsche, this week announced early details on new vehicles supporting Apple’s CarPlay — the latter company offering the platform on an unusually large 12.3-inch touchscreen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 24, 2017
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Apple says ‘looking into’ video of apparent iPhone 7 Plus meltdown

Apple is investigating the circumstances behind a widely circulated video showing a partially melted, smoking iPhone 7 Plus, the result of what appears to be a major device malfunction, reports said late Thursday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 24, 2017
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Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found

A new report today from The Information shares that Apple found potential security issues with at least one server early last year. Apple purchased the server from Super Micro Computer and was used to help power its web services and also contained … Continue reading

February 23, 2017
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Apple’s classic iTunes Remote app updated with 2FA support for Home Sharing

Apple has updated its classic iTunes Remote app for iOS with two-factor authentication support when signing in to Home Sharing. This lets you use stronger security on your Apple ID and iCloud account and makes iTunes Remote prompt you for … Continue reading