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March 16, 2019
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Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study

Apple and Stanford Medicine today announced the results of the Apple Heart Study. The study enrolled over 400,000 participants, making it the “largest study ever of its kind,” according to Apple. The findings were presented in New Orleans this morning. more… The post Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study appeared first […] Continue Reading…

March 16, 2019
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Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.
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March 15, 2019
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Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Apple’s latest legal fight with Qualcomm started last week and a jury verdict today spells disappointing news for Apple. The jury for the suit voted that Apple infringed on all three of the patents that Qualcomm based the case on as it seeks $ 31 million in damages. more… The post Jury finds Apple guilty of […] Continue Reading…

March 15, 2019
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AirPods the ‘most preferred’ brand for true wireless headphones – but not for sound quality

A large-scale consumer study found that AirPods were the most preferred brand in the US true wireless headphone market – but are not being chosen on the basis of sound quality. The study also shows that Sony and Samsung are not lagging far behind Apple in consumer preferences … more… The post AirPods the ‘most preferred’ brand […] Continue Reading…

March 14, 2019
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‘Privacy. That’s iPhone’ ad campaign launches, highlights Apple’s stance on user protection

The new Apple "Privacy. That’s iPhone" ad campaign has debuted, highlighting the company’s stance on user privacy and protections.
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March 14, 2019
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Commentators note the three risks to Apple from Spotify’s App Store complaint

Industry observers have been commenting on three potential risks from the complaint Spotify has made against Apple in regard to its App Store policies. An anonymous source close to Spotify has also explained why the same complaint hasn’t been levied against Google, which also takes a cut from in-app purchases … more… The post Commentators note the […] Continue Reading…

March 14, 2019
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Opinion: Apple is ‘playing fair,’ but Spotify doesn’t like the rules

Earlier today, Spotify launched a new website called It’s Time to Play Fair, where it proceeded to lay out a timeline and “facts” about how Apple mistreats companies like Spotify. I saw a few snippets of it this morning, but once I had a chance to read the entire thing I almost laughed out loud. The delusion that […] Continue Reading…

March 13, 2019
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Spotify accuses Apple of anti-competitive practices in Europe over App Store restrictions

Music streaming company Spotify has filed a complaint with the European Commission claiming that Apple takes more money than it should be entitled to, isn’t providing information on customers to vendors, and is unfairly limiting third-party access to technologies such as Siri, HomePod and Apple Watch.
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March 13, 2019
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Apple announces expansions to coding and education initiatives in Singapore and Indonesia

Apple on Tuesday announced an expansion to its international coding in education initiatives, noting increases in access to its App Development with Swift curriculum in Singapore and a second Apple Developer Academy in Indonesia.
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March 12, 2019
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Chrome 73 for desktops rolling out w/ Mac Dark Mode support, upcoming settings changes

The latest release of Google Chrome is rolling out today for Mac, Windows, and Linux. On desktops, Chrome 73 introduces a handful of changes related to syncing and account sign-in, as well as developer support for hardware media keys and Auto Picture-in-Picture. However, the most significant user-facing addition is a Dark Mode for macOS. more… The post Chrome 73 for desktops […] Continue Reading…

March 12, 2019
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Comments Off on Sprint calls AT&T’s ‘5G E’ branding ‘fake 5G’ in letter to consumers, promises own 5G network in 2019

Sprint calls AT&T’s ‘5G E’ branding ‘fake 5G’ in letter to consumers, promises own 5G network in 2019

Sprint in an open letter to consumers derides AT&T for its "5G Evolution" advertising push, saying accompanying "5G E" connectivity branding — soon to land on iPhone with iOS 12.2 — is a gambit designed to mislead consumers.
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March 12, 2019
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What are you most excited to see at Apple’s March event? [Poll]

Apple today officially confirmed its March event. The company sent invites to the press, inviting them to Steve Jobs Theater on March 25th at 10AM PT. The event is expected to be focused on Apple’s streaming video and news subscriptions, but there could be some surprises in store. What are you most excited to see at Apple’s March […] Continue Reading…

March 11, 2019
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Foursquare wants to know how creepy you think its new ‘Hypertrending’ feature is

Foursquare this week announced Hypertrending, a new in-app feature that allows you to see how popular places are through a top-down heat map view. The feature is only available in Austin, Texas until March 21st, and there’s a reason for that: Foursquare wants to learn how creepy people think this feature is. more… The post Foursquare wants […] Continue Reading…