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August 31, 2017
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Apple asks FCC to keep ‘legally sustainable protections’ in place in first net neutrality comment 

Apple has officially broken its silence on the net neutrality debate. In with a new comment, Apple has asked the FCC (via Recode) to “retain strong, enforceable open internet protections” that advance consumer choice, no paid fast lanes, transparency, competition, … Continue reading

August 31, 2017
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Logitech intros dial-equipped Craft Advanced Keyboard for Mac & Windows

Logitech on Thursday took the wraps off the Craft Advanced Keyboard, its signature feature being the "crown," a touch-sensitive dial that can be set to control multiple functions within Mac and Windows apps. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Tim Cook pens employee email in wake of Hurricane Harvey, says Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts

Tim Cook pens employee email in wake of Hurricane Harvey, says Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts

Apple CEO Tim Cook this week penned a company-wide email in wake of Hurricane Harvey. In the email, obtained by BuzzFeed, Cook said that “the storm’s impact is felt by all of us” as Texas is home to some 8,700 … Continue reading

August 30, 2017
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Apple updates ARKit resources for developers building augmented reality apps

Apple on Tuesday refreshed its developer portal with new information about ARKit, including sample code and AR-specific entries in its Human Interface Guidelines for iOS. AppleInsider – Frontpage News Incoming search terms:apple day app store ios perez

August 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Elgato outs five new Apple HomeKit-ready accessories including door lock & smoke detector

Elgato outs five new Apple HomeKit-ready accessories including door lock & smoke detector

Elgato on Tuesday revealed five upcoming accessories in its HomeKit-compatible Eve line, in some cases branching into new smarthome categories such as door locks and smoke detection. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 29, 2017
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Tim Cook offloads more than $43 million in AAPL stock

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sold some $ 43 million worth of Apple stock according to filings made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Cook sold 268,623 restricted stock units, some of which were performance based and others … Continue reading

August 28, 2017
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Comments Off on Fitbit launches $300 ‘Iconic’ Apple Watch competitor w/ 4+ day battery, sleep tracking, more

Fitbit launches $300 ‘Iconic’ Apple Watch competitor w/ 4+ day battery, sleep tracking, more

Fitbit has officially unveiled its new ‘Iconic’ health and fitness tracker with smartwatch features that compete with the Apple Watch. Fitbit Iconic is priced at $ 299 and is comparable to the Apple Watch Series 2 which starts at $ … Continue reading

August 28, 2017
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Apple to host Star Wars-themed in-store sessions in celebration of Force Friday II

As we approach “Force Friday II” this week, Apple is ramping up its commitment to the celebration. On its website, Apple has outlined a handful of different Star Wars-themed events it will be hosting for free in its retail stores … Continue reading

August 27, 2017
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Apple opens iTunes donations for Hurricane Harvey relief

After Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas on Friday, and continues to roll over the Gulf Coast as a tropical storm, Apple this weekend reactivated iTunes donations to support American Red Cross relief efforts in the area. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Report: iPhone 8 wireless charging to use slower 7.5W Qi standard as new L-shaped PCB surfaces

Report: iPhone 8 wireless charging to use slower 7.5W Qi standard as new L-shaped PCB surfaces

Macotakara is the latest publication to report the inclusion of wireless charging in the iPhone 8, set to be announced next month. The Japanese site notes that Apple has opted to use the slower standard charging profile, which means the … Continue reading

August 26, 2017
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Apple wins ‘Best Paper Award’ at prestigious machine learning conference

After Apple decided to allow its researchers to publicly share their findings, its first academic paper was published at the end of last year. Now, that research has just won a “Best Paper Award” at a prestigious machine learning and … Continue reading