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January 12, 2018
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Apple features subscription apps offering free trials in new App Store section

Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the company’s wider push toward subscription pricing.
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January 11, 2018
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Apple servers currently signing older iOS updates, users able to downgrade from iOS 11

Update: Party’s over! Older OS versions are no longer being signed once more. As suspected, it was an accidental change and has been reverted. Original story below … Apple is currently signing iOS 10 version updates for many devices including iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models as shown by IPSW.me. Whilst the upgrade servers remain in this […] Continue Reading…

January 11, 2018
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Hip-hop legend RZA set to lead Music Lab session at San Francisco Apple Store

Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA – one of the most acclaimed artists in hip-hop history – will host a free Music Lab session at Apple’s Union Square store in San Francisco later this month.
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January 10, 2018
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macOS High Sierra App Store settings menu not effectively secured by user password

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 App Store settings can be unlocked with any password entered by an administrator account — but Apple appears to have already implemented a fix in the beta releases currently in testing.
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January 10, 2018
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U.S. government questions Apple over iPhone slowdown debacle

Following revelations that the French government opened an investigation into Apple’s decision to throttle the performance of older iPhones with deteriorated batteries, a U.S. senator on Tuesday sent a letter to CEO Tim Cook requesting details about the hardware policy.
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January 10, 2018
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Apple forks over another $184M to UK tax authorities after ‘extensive audit’

The world’s most valuable company now has a bit less in the bank after Apple was forced to settle up with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to the tune of $ 184 million in additional taxes.
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January 9, 2018
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Incase announces IconConnected Power Sleeve for MacBook Pro w/ built-in 14,000mAh battery

Incase is known for its high-quality bags and sleeves, and the company today has uncased its latest offering: the IconConnected Power Sleeve. This sleeve takes the traditional Incase Icon sleeve and combines it with a 14,000maAh battery capable of charging your MacBook Pro or any other device… more…
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January 9, 2018
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001: HomeKit at CES, HomePod launch, iPhone SE 2, and Safari Spectre fixes | 9to5Mac Daily

Welcome to 9to5Mac Daily, a new podcast bringing you the latest in Apple news and top 9to5Mac stories every Monday through Friday. Today on 9to5Mac Daily we’ve got CES HomeKit announcements, a possible HomePod launch date, iPhone SE 2 rumors, and important iOS security updates. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS […] Continue Reading…

January 8, 2018
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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock provides 4K60 video, Gigabit Ethernet in small form factor

Elgato has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, providing 4K through either DisplayPort or HDMI in a very small enclosure.
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January 8, 2018
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Moen wants you to take a shower with Siri and Alexa

Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice.
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January 8, 2018
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Video: How the Meltdown & Spectre chip flaws affect Apple’s Mac and iPhone

Both Intel- and ARM-based processors can be susceptible to various hacks, known as Meltdown and Spectre, affecting Macs, iPhones, iPads, and even Apple TVs. Apple has already implemented some fixes, with more to come, but there’s a lot to unravel. AppleInsider is here to explain the situation in our latest video.
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January 7, 2018
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Law firm that extracted $450M settlement in Apple e-books case is going after company for throttling iPhones

Hagens Berman, the consumer rights law firm that successfully obtained a $ 450 million settlement from Apple over e-book price fixing, once again has the tech giant in its sights, and on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit over the iPhone throttling debacle.
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January 7, 2018
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Comments Off on This week on AI: Apple fights ‘Meltdown’ & ‘Spectre,’ iMac Pro review, 6.5″ ‘iPhone X Plus’ & more

This week on AI: Apple fights ‘Meltdown’ & ‘Spectre,’ iMac Pro review, 6.5″ ‘iPhone X Plus’ & more

Apple began 2018 with yet another unwanted problem, in this case the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" security vulnerabilities in its processors. News of the week also included rumors of Jimmy Iovine leaving Apple Music, and our hands-on review of the iMac Pro.
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