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March 28, 2017
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Apple mulls joining reported SoftBank-backed investment in Didi to avoid dilution of existing stake

Japanese tech giant SoftBank is reportedly in talks to back a $ 6 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, a move that could dilute stakes of existing backers like Apple. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 27, 2017
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T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $ 29 screen repairs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 27, 2017
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Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Elektron is well known for its innovative hardware instruments like Octatrack, Analog Rtym/Keys and more. But today we are looking at the new Analog Heat Stereo Processing unit. The company has brought much of its forward-thinking sensibilities to an otherwise … Continue reading

March 26, 2017
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T-Mobile now lists complimentary AppleCare+ perks as part of Jump upgrade program

Update: A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Mac that AppleCare+ is indeed now included in some Jump and Premium Device Protection plans as detailed in our original story below. T-Mobile appears to now be including complimentary AppleCare services similar to what’s offered … Continue reading

March 26, 2017
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Frankenphone combines (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus with Jet Black iPhone face

A YouTube video creator took umbrage to the white bezel on the new (Product)Red iPhone 7 Plus, and swapped out parts with a Jet Black model leading to an iPhone 7 Plus with a red back case, and black front … Continue reading

March 25, 2017
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Hands on with Apple’s new (RED) iPhone 7, but with a black front [Video]

This week, Apple officially unveiled the PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. While the device looks pretty slick on the surface, many people have argued that Apple should have made the front of the device black, as opposed to … Continue reading

March 25, 2017
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Apple’s 2017 iPad vs. 2016 9.7″ iPad Pro: Which model is right for you?

Paying $ 270 more for the same size iPad with roughly similar specs can be a tough pill to swallow — AppleInsider examines the differences between the new 2017 9.7-inch iPad, and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro from March 2016. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 25, 2017
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Comments Off on What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
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Apple Pay ‘State of the Union’ report details adoption among retailers

Apple Pay has been steadily growing as Apple continues to add support for new banks and rolls out the service to users in more countries, but we have less data on how much its been adopted in retail and among … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
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Report verifies some iCloud credentials held by hacker group as valid

A hacker group attempting to hold Apple ransom with claims it has hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials in its possession recently sent a batch of 54 UK-based accounts for testing, all of which were deemed legitimate. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
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Comments Off on Rare photos of ‘Apple II Forever’ media event surface, reveal Apple keynote progenitor

Rare photos of ‘Apple II Forever’ media event surface, reveal Apple keynote progenitor

A set of photographs taken during Apple’s 1984 announcement of the Apple IIc surfaced online on Thursday, showing company cofounders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak taking part in a media bonanza that would serve as a model of contemporary Apple … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
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Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

March 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple denies allegations a hacker group is holding 600M iCloud accounts for ransom

Apple denies allegations a hacker group is holding 600M iCloud accounts for ransom

Apple has responded to claims that a hacker group obtained access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts. In a statement to Fortune, Apple said that there have not been any breaches to its systems and that its user data … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple acquires automation app Workflow, title to remain on App Store for free

Apple acquires automation app Workflow, title to remain on App Store for free

Apple on Wednesday finalized a deal to acquire popular automation app Workflow and its three-member development team for an undisclosed sum, and is for now leaving the title on the App Store where it will be free to download. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 22, 2017
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Comments Off on Instagram hits 1 million monthly active advertisers, planning booking feature for businesses

Instagram hits 1 million monthly active advertisers, planning booking feature for businesses

Instagram has steadily been introducing new features to its photo and video sharing service, and that appears to be paying off. TechCrunch reports that Instagram has shared it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers, up from half that in September and just … Continue reading