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March 29, 2017
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Comments Off on After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call … Continue reading

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

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 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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Comments Off on Apple Pay ‘State of the Union’ report details adoption among retailers

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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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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Comments Off on Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

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 21, 2017
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Comments Off on In-box band options for new Apple Watch buyers cut down to Sport, Milanese Loop

In-box band options for new Apple Watch buyers cut down to Sport, Milanese Loop

Apple has cut back on bands you can get with a new Apple Watch, with new users only able to get a Series 2 watch bundled with either the Milanese Loop or Sport Band. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 21, 2017
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Comments Off on Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user’s files from their Mac to the company’s Windows … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
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Comments Off on Open source ‘Giovanni’ emulator prototype brings Game Boy games to Apple Watch

Open source ‘Giovanni’ emulator prototype brings Game Boy games to Apple Watch

If you’ve checked the App Store lately via the Apple Watch app, then you’re likely aware of how limited the gaming library is on watchOS. Developer Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan’s prototype Game Boy emulator is looking to help the cause by making a library … Continue reading

March 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network… from Apple

Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network… from Apple

Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here’s why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, … Continue reading

March 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple CEO Tim Cook says globalization is ‘great for the world’ in China speech

Apple CEO Tim Cook says globalization is ‘great for the world’ in China speech

Apple CEO Tim Cook offered remarks on globalization, cybersecurity, encryption, international relations and more during a rare public appearance in China, part of the executive’s attempts to woo Chinese consumers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Happy Hour Podcast 111 | Apple event hype, iPad rumors swirl, and Apple Watch face gallery

Happy Hour Podcast 111 | Apple event hype, iPad rumors swirl, and Apple Watch face gallery

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss how LG’s reengineered 5K display “just works”, Apple’s iPad Pro ads on the web, Apple hiring security expert Jonathan Zdziarski, iPad floating and split keyboards, KGI on the iPhone 8 beating Samsung, plenty of … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Chance the Rapper shares how much he made from exclusive Apple Music ‘Coloring Book’ deal

Chance the Rapper shares how much he made from exclusive Apple Music ‘Coloring Book’ deal

Much has been made about Apple’s efforts to obtain exclusive access to albums from select artists for Apple Music. Thus far, Apple Music has offered albums from artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, Frank Ocean, and others ahead of other streaming … Continue reading