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November 12, 2017
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iPhone X impresses Windows executive, Android fans but bitter bloggers still hating

Apple’s iPhone X is drawing compliments from some unlikely places, ranging from the official Twitter account of Steven Sinofsky, the former President of Microsoft’s Windows Division, to diehard Android fans sharing their unvarnished opinions on Reddit. However, it can’t please embittered bloggers who wanted Apple to fail.
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November 12, 2017
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iPhone X: 8 first impressions after a week with Apple’s new flagship

The iPhone X is entirely new and entirely different. It marks a complete departure from iPhones of previous years. The release of the iPhone X is also the most excited I’ve been about a new iPhone since the iPhone 4. Since the iPhone 6, iPhone refreshes have been largely iterative. Sure, we’ve added some notable features along the way, […] Continue Reading…

November 11, 2017
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iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus production accelerating alongside cutback in orders for iPhone 8

Reports from the supply chain suggest that any production problems that may have plagued the iPhone X are long past, and Apple and its manufacturing partners will increase production to ship about 26 million of the OLED model in the holiday quarter.
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November 11, 2017
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iPhone X jailbreak demoed on iOS 11.1.1, but release uncertain [Video]

For many people, using the stock iPhone with regular old iOS 11 is like living in a cage. For those who prefer the iOS platform, but despise the restrictions placed on you, there is a new hope. Our first demo of a jailbreak on a current iOS build has revealed itself. more…
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November 11, 2017
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Video: Apple’s Clips 2.0 puts you in the Millennium Falcon cockpit with Star Wars augmented reality

Apple’s updated Clips 2.0 on Thursday, and it now supports augmented reality 360-degree selfie scenes using iPhone X’s TrueDepth camera system. Other additions include Disney content including a panorama aboard the Millenium Falcon and Mega-Destroyer — and AppleInsider shows you all the new features.
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November 10, 2017
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Apple’s new ‘This Weekend Only’ promo offers in-app deals from HotelTonight, Chipotle, more

As part of its redesigned App Store with a focus on curation and editorial content, this evening has launched a new “This Weekend Only” weekly promotion. This will offer discounts on things such as apparel, travel, food, and other categories. Apple is kicking it off with five stellar offerings from HotelTonight, Chipotle, and more. more…
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November 9, 2017
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Origin of Apple’s ‘A ?’ QuickType bug a mystery, but notoriety grows with spread of memes, tweets

An iOS QuickType and autocorrect bug replacing the letter "i" with the letter A and a strange character has seemingly spread, despite the fact that no software updates have arrived. Its persistence raises questions as to what exactly is causing the autocorrect issue to proliferate — ?and is also drawing jokes on social media.
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November 9, 2017
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Apple brings Everyone Can Code program to over 20 schools outside US

Apple on Wednesday announced that its Everyone Can Code initiative is expanding to more than 20 colleges and universities beyond U.S. borders, allowing students to pursue the company’s App Development With Swift curriculum in a full-year course.
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November 9, 2017
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FBI said to have missed opportunity to unlock Texas shooter’s iPhone

In the first 48 hours after Devin Kelley opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people, neither the FBI nor other law enforcement agencies asked for Apple’s help in unlocking Kelley’s iPhone or linked accounts — possibly missing a critical opportunity, according to one report.
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November 8, 2017
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Facebook’s attempted ‘revenge porn’ solution: Trust us with your nude pics

Social networking giant Facebook is trialing a unique and likely controversial solution for the internet’s "revenge porn" problem — asking some users to send themselves their own naked images via Facebook Messenger, so the company’s algorithms can anonymously scan and block sharing of those pics in the future.
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November 8, 2017
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Warby Parker is using face mapping on the iPhone X to provide glasses recommendations

Apple’s new TrueDepth camera system on the iPhone X is an integral piece of Face ID, but the face mapping data it can provide is able to be used for much more. Popular glasses company Warby Parker is using the iPhone X’s face mapping technology to analyze customer face structure and make suggestions on what glasses would look best… […] Continue Reading…

November 8, 2017
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Snapchat says ‘disruptive’ redesign coming soon as it acknowledges the app is hard to use

Snap Inc. today announced its Q3 2017 earnings, missing big compared to Wall Street expectations. The company added just 4.5 million new users during the quarter, compared to expectations of 8 million. The company’s ad rates also took a nose dive, down 60 percent year-over-year. In an effort to help mitigate the slowing growth, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel announced […] Continue Reading…

November 7, 2017
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Apple launches another $7 billion bond sale to fund stock buyback, other programs

Apple continues to leverage bond sales and low interest rates to fund both its stock buyback program and green initiatives, with an upcoming $ 7 billion sale to hit U.S. debt capital markets.
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