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February 28, 2018
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Collector attempting to get non-functional Apple I working after first building a replica

A collector of vintage Apple computers is attempting to restore a non-functional Apple I to full working order, and is documenting the process on Twitter … more… 9to5Mac

February 28, 2018
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Activists call for boycott of Apple and Amazon over National Rifle Association streaming app

Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies host the National Rifle Association’s NRAtv channel on their respective … Continue reading

February 28, 2018
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Snapchat sees dramatic spike in app downloads despite controversial redesign

Snapchat’s incredibly controversial redesign appears to be paying off, at least in terms of downloads. According to new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower, Snap has seen a sharp increase in first-time installs of its application on the heels of … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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EU says it may withdraw court case if Ireland recovers full $16B from Apple

The European Commission is willing to withdraw its court case against the Irish government for failing to collect some $ 16 billion in back taxes from Apple — but only if the country collects the full amount, the E.U.’s Competition … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Review: VOCOlinc’s smart power strip is an affordable way to add HomeKit to 3 devices

Adding HomeKit to your house can be expensive, but as the technology progresses, more affordable options have been making their way to market that make HomeKit a viable choice for a broader market. A couple of weeks ago, Zac reviewed … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Rediscovering a love of music with HomePod, HomeKit, and neon

When Apple announced HomePod during last year’s WWDC, I observed the introduction with only passing interest. Music had taken a back seat in my life. While I was fascinated by HomePod’s design, I never thought that I’d end up with … Continue reading

February 26, 2018
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‘Sticky’ iPhone caused Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to buy more AAPL than anything else in 2017

The "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett continues his recent run of buying massive amounts of Apple stock, with Berkshire Hathaway having only one stock with more value in total. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 26, 2018
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Samsung mocks the iPhone X notch & Face ID during Galaxy S9 unveil

As 9to5Google has been reporting all day, Samsung today officially unveiled its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship. The devices tout dual aperture cameras, curved displays, and more. As you would expect, however, Samsung was sure to take some … Continue reading

February 26, 2018
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Phone from ‘The Matrix’ resurrected in the modernized Nokia 8110 Reloaded

Continuing a pattern of reviving older designs in an attempt to stay relevant in the mobile phone industry, Nokia has resurrected one of its more famous designs, bringing back the Nokia 8110 as a feature phone with a bigger screen … Continue reading

February 25, 2018
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KGI: Apple to release all new high-end over-ear headphones later this year

KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo today reports that Apple will release ‘high-end over-ear’ headphones in late fall ‘at the earliest’. Apparently featuring an all new design, it sounds like this is not a successor to the Beats Studio 3, but it will … Continue reading

February 25, 2018
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Leaked images claim to offer first look at ‘iPhone X Plus’ displays

Several reports have indicated that Apple has a fresh lineup of new iPhone models in the works for this year, including a larger 6.5-inch model with the iPhone X design. Now, a pair of images have surfaced on the MacX … Continue reading

February 24, 2018
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Apple to move Chinese iCloud keys to China servers, opens door to government data requests

In order to conform with Chinese cybersecurity laws, Apple will for the first time move cryptographic iCloud account keys out of the U.S. and into China when it migrates customer data to a local server farm in late February. AppleInsider … Continue reading

February 24, 2018
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Apple Pay Cash shows up in Messages app for users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain

Apple Pay Cash is showing up in the Messages app for certain iOS users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain, suggesting an international rollout of Apple’s peer-to-peer money transfer service is in the offing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 23, 2018
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Self-driving test cars with remote control backup could hit California roads in April

If approved, new Californian regulations could allow companies like Apple to test their self-driving platforms with remote backup, instead of putting a human behind the wheel. AppleInsider – Frontpage News