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July 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Deals: $600-$1,100 off Radeon 455 15″ MacBook Pros; upgraded 27″ iMac 5K for $1,399 ($900 off); free $50 prepaid Visa with 2 pairs of AirPods

Deals: $600-$1,100 off Radeon 455 15″ MacBook Pros; upgraded 27″ iMac 5K for $1,399 ($900 off); free $50 prepaid Visa with 2 pairs of AirPods

Back to school deals on Macs are running at a fever pitch this week with high-end 15" MacBook Pros with Radeon 455 graphics now $ 600 to $ 1,100 off exclusively for AI readers. Apple’s 2015 27" iMac 5Ks are … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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Comments Off on HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’

HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod’s firmware, allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. Now, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered code that seemingly confirms that the upcoming … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Hands on: FileMaker Pro 16 adds design and integration features to long-time Mac database app

Hands on: FileMaker Pro 16 adds design and integration features to long-time Mac database app

This year’s upgrade to FileMaker Pro 16 brings small but key improvements to the database app — and AppleInsider gives you a brief overview. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 30, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano & shuffle, iPhone 8 leaks continue, & all-new betas

This week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano & shuffle, iPhone 8 leaks continue, & all-new betas

In this week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, new beta releases, and iPhone 8 leaks and speculation continue. Also this week, we received new details about Apple Park, Trump made a promise for U.S. Apple factories, … Continue reading

July 30, 2017
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Comments Off on Happy Hour Podcast 130 | Siri’s ‘movie’ debut, iOS 11 updates, and the end of the iPod

Happy Hour Podcast 130 | Siri’s ‘movie’ debut, iOS 11 updates, and the end of the iPod

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the new Siri ad starring The Rock, how Siri has changed since its debut and where it could improve, how iOS 11 betas are improving through feedback including Notification Center fixes, the death of … Continue reading

July 30, 2017
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Comments Off on Would you be interested in an updated iPod classic/shuffle/nano with Apple Music support? [Poll]

Would you be interested in an updated iPod classic/shuffle/nano with Apple Music support? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple officially discontinued the iPod nano and shuffle by removing them from its online store and slowly phasing them out from retail locations. The move was somewhat out of the blue, but one that makes sense when … Continue reading

July 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

Users have found that some new releases on the iTunes Store list availability in 4K resolution and high dynamic range, suggesting that support for ultra-high-resolution video formats may soon come to iTunes, along with new Apple TV hardware. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 28, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

A Florida-based digital video company is suing Apple over a Siri feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company, CustomPlay, says that it originally created the Apple TV and Siri feature that allows users to ask “what did he say?” … Continue reading

July 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple shared a series of lighthearted animated videos for Earth Day back in April and today the company has released another new video in the same style. This one highlights the company’s efforts with sustainable packaging… more… 9to5Mac

July 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple-assigned Metaio patent illustrates rumored augmented reality glasses

Apple-assigned Metaio patent illustrates rumored augmented reality glasses

Rumors that Apple is working on augmented reality glasses have been growing for some time, and a patent application published today shows how the same approach might be adapted to both a smartphone screen and smart glasses. It also describes … Continue reading

July 27, 2017
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Comments Off on White House looks to Apple’s Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

White House looks to Apple’s Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers

Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Twitter’s own Jack Dorsey. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Wisconsin court orders Apple pay $506M for infringing on WARF patent

Wisconsin court orders Apple pay $506M for infringing on WARF patent

A U.S. district court judge on Monday ruled Apple must pay $ 506 million in damages for infringing on a microprocessor technology IP owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing body, adding $ 272 million to an initial $ … Continue reading

July 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple VP of Advertising Platforms Todd Teresi in a keynote Q&A session at the Postback conference in Seattle on Tuesday explained the company’s switch away from iAd in favor of the new Search Ads platform, revealed never before seen internal … Continue reading