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August 18, 2017
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Review: Mophie Powerstation & Anker PowerCore+ USB-C battery packs for MacBook & MacBook Pro

As soon as Apple launched the 12-inch MacBook in early 2015 with a USB-C power port instead of MagSafe, it seemed to me the writing was on the wall. I predicted then that Apple would do the same for the … Continue reading

August 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple leases additional Santa Clara office space near Apple Park

Apple leases additional Santa Clara office space near Apple Park

Apple continues to expand its San Francisco Bay Area footprint to accommodate a growing workforce and new projects, with the latest leases involving multiple industrial buildings near the soon to open Apple Park. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 18, 2017
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Comments Off on ‘SOS’ feature in iOS 11 protects user data by forcing passcode entry, disabling Touch ID

‘SOS’ feature in iOS 11 protects user data by forcing passcode entry, disabling Touch ID

Apple’s "SOS" feature in iOS 11 automatically disables Touch ID with a few quick presses of a device’s power button, a new function designed to greatly enhance user privacy in times of distress. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

In a German interview this week, Ireland’s finance minister attacked the European Commission’s ruling calling for the collection of $ 15 billion in back taxes (plus interest) from Apple, saying it was both unjustified and outside Ireland’s responsibility. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Tim Cook says ‘hate is a cancer’ & promises $2M donation in company email following Charlottesville tragedy

Tim Cook says ‘hate is a cancer’ & promises $2M donation in company email following Charlottesville tragedy

Following the company’s decision to block Apple Pay on websites promoting white supremacy and hate groups, Apple CEO Tim Cook this evening sent a mass email to all Apple employees to discuss the tragedy in Charlottesville that occurred over the weekend. … Continue reading

August 16, 2017
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Comments Off on New iPhone 8 concept imagines ‘HomeBar’ for virtual Home button, dark mode, and more

New iPhone 8 concept imagines ‘HomeBar’ for virtual Home button, dark mode, and more

A variety of concepts have taken on the task of imagining what Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 will look like, both in terms of hardware changes and iOS changes. This afternoon, a new concept from John Calkins provides an optimistic look at … Continue reading

August 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple hires former WGN America chief Matt Cherniss to bolster video effort

Apple hires former WGN America chief Matt Cherniss to bolster video effort

In efforts to build out its video content production team, Apple has hired former president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios Matt Cherniss, according to a report on Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple shares ‘Carpool Karaoke’ ads featuring Ariana Grande, Seth MacFarlane, ‘Game of Thrones’ stars

Apple shares ‘Carpool Karaoke’ ads featuring Ariana Grande, Seth MacFarlane, ‘Game of Thrones’ stars

After last week’s "Carpool Karaoke" debut, Apple on Tuesday posted two new teasers for upcoming episodes featuring Ariana Grande and Seth MacFarlane, and "Game of Thrones" stars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 15, 2017
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Comments Off on PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but there is a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

August 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today

Facebook rolls out Marketplace to 17 European & Nordic countries from today

Facebook Marketplace, which allows you to sell unwanted items to people in your local community direct from the iOS app, is today rolling out to 17 new European and Nordic countries … more… 9to5Mac

August 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Latest Price Drops: 256GB 9.7″ iPad Pro for $599 ($200 off); iMacs from $929; $350-$1,000 off Touch Bar MacBook Pros with no tax in 48 states

Latest Price Drops: 256GB 9.7″ iPad Pro for $599 ($200 off); iMacs from $929; $350-$1,000 off Touch Bar MacBook Pros with no tax in 48 states

Apple authorized reseller Adorama has just launched additional price drops, including $ 200 off the 256GB 9.7-inch iPad Pro in Rose Gold. Apple’s Late 2016 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros are also up to $ 1,000 off instantly, while iMacs … Continue reading

August 14, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple, Aetna, major hospital chains allegedly teaming up for customer discounts on Apple Watch

Apple, Aetna, major hospital chains allegedly teaming up for customer discounts on Apple Watch

Apple reportedly held a number of discussions with Aetna in the beginning of August to see how to best bring the Apple Watch to the 23 million customers of the insurer. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 14, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple Deals: 15″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,899 ($500 off); $299 9.7″ iPads; 10.5″ iPad Pros for $599 ($50 off) with no tax in 48 states

Apple Deals: 15″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,899 ($500 off); $299 9.7″ iPads; 10.5″ iPad Pros for $599 ($50 off) with no tax in 48 states

B&H Photo this weekend is knocking $ 500 off Apple’s Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with free expedited shipping and no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Or pick up a 9.7" iPad for $ 299 ($ … Continue reading

August 14, 2017
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Comments Off on Sketchy report says copper gold iPhone 8 may be called ‘Blush Gold’

Sketchy report says copper gold iPhone 8 may be called ‘Blush Gold’

It was reported last week that the iPhone 8 will come in a new copper gold color shade, alongside white and black. Now, a post on Chinese social sharing site Weibo claims Apple’s name for the color will be “Blush … Continue reading

August 13, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: New iPhone 8 color details, evidence of a 4K Apple TV, new betas, & more

This week’s top stories: New iPhone 8 color details, evidence of a 4K Apple TV, new betas, & more

In this week’s top stories: iPhone 8 leaks continue, Apple releases new betas for iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, we outline the products Apple still has to unveil this year, and more. Read on for all of this week’s news… more… … Continue reading