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May 11, 2017
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Apple announces $1 billion expansion of Reno data center, new shipping warehouse

Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple was planning an expansion of its Reno data center, with the company awaiting city approval. Today, the Reno City Council officially approved Apple’s proposal for a $ 1 billion expansion… more… 9to5Mac

May 9, 2017
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Amazon announces premium touchscreen $230 Echo Show, allowing Alexa to ‘show you things’

Amazon’s voice-driven personal assistant Alexa is going visual, via the online retailer’s new high-end Echo Show, a $ 230 tabletop personal assistant featuring a 7-inch touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera, and dual 2-inch stereo speakers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 19, 2017
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LaCie announces 2big Thunderbolt 3 RAID dock, compatible with Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Available this summer in capacities of 12, 16 or 20 terabytes, LaCie’s forthcoming 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution features high-speed Thunderbolt 3 connectivity set to take advantage of Apple’s latest MacBook Pros. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

If you’re looking for a new ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan, the competition between carriers continues to offer cheaper deals. All four major carriers have announced new or revised tariffs this month, Verizon kicking things off, followed by T-Mobile dropping restrictions, … Continue reading

February 15, 2017
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Pioneer announces new Rayz line of ‘smart’ Lightning headphones with built-in Lightning port, more

Popular audio accessory company Pioneer today announced a new line of Lightning earbuds that the company says offers an experience not possible with traditional 3.5mm headphones. The “Rayz” series includes two pairs of earbuds, the Rayz and the Rayz Plus and will … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Adobe announces plans to shutter Contribute, Director, and Shockwave starting next month

Adobe announces plans to shutter Contribute, Director, and Shockwave starting next month

Adobe today announced that, in an effort to continue to push people towards Creative Cloud, it is discontinuing Adobe Director and Contribute, as well as Shockwave on Mac. The move, which shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise to most, … Continue reading

September 26, 2016
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IBM announces next implementation of Apple’s Swift developer language

IBM has announced the next step in its continued implementation of support for Apple’s Swift. The company announced in a blog post recently that Swift is officially available on the server, inducing the Bluemix Runtime for the development language. more… … Continue reading

September 24, 2016
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Snapchat Announces ‘Spectacles,’ $130 Sunglasses That Record 10 Seconds of Video at a Time

Snapchat has announced its first hardware product, a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses called Spectacles that can record 10 seconds of video at a time, reports The Wall Street Journal. The glasses will cost $130 and launch this fall in three … Continue reading

June 24, 2016
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BitTorrent announces new BitTorrent Now app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

BitTorrent today has announced that it is bringing a new app to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV that allows users to stream a variety of videos and music, mostly from independent and generally unknown artists and filmmakers. The app doesn’t … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
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OWC Announces Aura Flash Storage Upgrades for Mid-2013 and Later Mac Laptops

Other World Computing today announced a new product that will allow newer Retina MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners to upgrade the storage in their notebooks for the first time. Aura SSD upgrade kits are available in 480GB and 1TB … Continue reading

January 16, 2016
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Apple announces it will discontinue iAd App Network for developers on June 30th

On its developer news blog, Apple has announced that it is closing the iAd App Network on June 30th. Targeted at smaller publishers, the iAd App Network let developers pay reduced rates to feature advertisements for their own App Store apps across the … Continue reading

January 16, 2016
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Apple announces free ad-supported iTunes Radio stations going away on January 29th, will require Apple Music subscription

In an email circulating to customers, Apple has announced that the ad-supported iTunes Radio stations available in the US and Australia are going away on January 29th. Beats 1 will be the ‘premiere free broadcast’ going forward. All other radio station … Continue reading

October 15, 2015
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Apple Announces New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy and Melanoma

Apple today announced that researchers from Duke University, Johns Hopkins and Oregon Health & Science University are launching three new ResearchKit studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma. “We’re honored to work with world-class medical institutions and provide them with tools … Continue reading

September 1, 2015
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Samsung Announces Round ‘Gear S2’ Smart Watch

Samsung today unveiled its newest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S2, which is the company’s first watch that includes a round display instead of one that’s square or rectangular. Positioned as Samsung’s seventh smart watch release, the Gear S2 comes … Continue reading

August 22, 2015
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Apple announces repair program for blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Consumers who have experienced image quality problems with their iPhone 6 Plus’s iSight camera may be eligible for a free repair, as Apple on Friday acknowledged a problem with a "small percentage" of units and will replace the affected component … Continue reading