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March 31, 2018
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This week on AI: Apple’s budget iPad gets the Pencil, Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11.3 & more

Apple launched its latest education offensive at a Tuesday press event, led by a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad. The week also saw key updates to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, and some of the first detailed rumors about the Apple Watch … Continue reading

March 31, 2018
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iPhone LCD supplier Japan Display scrambling as future high-end iPhones adopt OLED displays

While many believe that the iPhone X’s display is best in class for adopting OLED, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are still popular phones, even with an LCD display. However, iPhone display supplier Japan Display has been struggling … Continue reading

March 31, 2018
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Japan Display seeks over $500M in bid to secure next-gen LCD iPhone orders

In a rush to retain Apple as a smartphone display customer, Japan Display on Friday said it plans to raise more than $ 500 million that will be put towards manufacturing LCD panels for a next-generation iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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Griffin announces new PowerBlock Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone with 15% off launch price

From 9to5Toys: Griffin has today launched its newest iPhone accessory, the PowerBlock Wireless Charging Pad. This new offering will be priced at $ 60, but Griffin is offering 15% off on the new charger through April 2, bringing it down … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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State of eGPU: Apple introduces official eGPU support in macOS 10.13.4, internal display acceleration opt-in

Today Apple released macOS 10.13.4 to the public, bringing official external graphics support to the Mac. Apple has published a new document to help users navigate the ins and outs of eGPU support, including a list of eligible Mac hardware, … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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Apple releases macOS 10.13.4 update for High Sierra with iMac Pro wallpaper, enhanced eGPU support

Apple has released the macOS 10.13.4 update to High Sierra for all compatible Macs. The new version includes the ‘Ink Cloud’ wallpaper previously only offered on the iMac Pro, enhanced support for external GPUs, and more. more… 9to5Mac

March 29, 2018
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Microsoft shakes up leadership structure, Windows chief exits company

Microsoft has today made an announcement that it is splitting up its business as it creates new “Experiences and Technology” and “Cloud + AI Platform” divisions along with big leadership changes. The restructuring comes as the Microsoft Windows chief, Terry … Continue reading

March 29, 2018
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Mazda announces CarPlay for 2018 & 2019 cars, teases retrofit accessory for earlier models

After being touted as a CarPlay partner for over 3 years, Mazda today officially announced its plans to bring Apple’s in-car system to its vehicles. Mazda made the announcement at the New York International Auto Show, which has brought a … Continue reading

March 29, 2018
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HomeKit Weekly: Using Automation to put sensors to work

HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.  In our third installment of HomeKit Weekly, we’re going to explore how to make HomeKit-enabled sensors … Continue reading

March 28, 2018
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Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Revolution: Apple Changing the World’ interview records this morning

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be taking part in a town hall-style interview later today, which will be recorded for MSNBC’s ‘Revolution: Apple Changing the World’ special at Chicago’s Lane Tech College Prep High School, talking about Apple’s educational efforts … Continue reading

March 28, 2018
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Apple activates Transit directions in Virginia, expands in Missouri

Apple this week integrated public transit data in its mapping service app covering a number of metropolitan areas in Virginia and Missouri, offering iOS and macOS Maps app users access to bus and rail routes in the region. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

March 27, 2018
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Live Blog: Follow 9to5Mac coverage from inside Apple’s education event

It’s Apple Event day here at Lane Tech in Chicago. 9to5Mac is onsite, and we’ll be live blogging the event as soon as it kicks off at 10 am local. The Apple Store is currently down ahead of expected product announcements … Continue reading

March 27, 2018
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iPhone X bug causing Apple Pay problems for Suica users in Japan

A months-old iPhone X bug is causing error messages and system failures when owners attempt to employ Apple Pay’s NFC functionality at transit terminals in Japan, an especially troublesome situation for users of the popular Suica platform, prompting some to … Continue reading