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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. … Continue reading

December 31, 2017
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Review: Apple’s powerhouse iMac Pro wows with stellar performance and design

Apple’s new, high-end iMac Pro packs a ton of power into a svelte, all-in-one desktop machine. Its performance and style are more than enough to impress, giving professional users a much-needed workhorse option in the Mac lineup — provided you … Continue reading

December 30, 2017
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Do you think Apple’s apology for how it handled the iPhone slowdown controversy goes far enough? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple issued a candid apology for how it handled the rollout of a feature that balances iPhone performance with aging batteries. The apology came after growing resentment from some users and a slew of lawsuits. In addition … Continue reading

December 28, 2017
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Teardown of Apple’s iMac Pro shows RAM upgrades possible – with extreme difficulty

One of the first teardowns of Apple’s iMac Pro shows that it is in fact possible to upgrade the RAM on the computer, though all but the most experienced people will probably want to pay a specialist. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

December 23, 2017
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This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

Even with many people heading home for Christmas, there was still plenty of Apple news on tap — including rumors of iOS apps coming to the Mac, and the company admitting that it slows down iPhones based on battery performance. … Continue reading

December 22, 2017
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Second class action suit surrounding Apple’s throttling of iPhones with depleted batteries launches

Just hours after the first class action suit was launched against Apple alleging harm by the company’s actions to keep iPhones functional in the case of a chemically depleted battery, a quintet of filers in have also launched their own … Continue reading

December 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Phil Schiller recounts Apple’s 2017, attributes recent software bugs to a ‘bad week’ in new interview

Phil Schiller recounts Apple’s 2017, attributes recent software bugs to a ‘bad week’ in new interview

After a pair of interviews earlier this month, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller recently sat down with The Telegraph to talk about his on Apple’s latest and greatest products in 2018, that really bad week for software bugs, and more… … Continue reading

December 10, 2017
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Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple machine learning efforts have been highlighted in the past, but the company’s artificial intelligence director dove deeper during a speech this week. As outlined by Wired, Ruslan Salakhutdinov took the stage to offer a closer look at how Apple … Continue reading

December 5, 2017
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Changes to Apple’s ‘Search Ads’ bring more options for developers

Last year’s search ads changed the way Apple’s App Store functioned in a fundamental way by surfacing promoted (and sometimes irrelevant) apps into search results. With the latest update to the program, developers have a new way to pay for … Continue reading

December 4, 2017
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Apple’s Cook talks privacy, AI & App Store revenues at China’s World Internet Conference

Speaking on Sunday at the World Internet Conference — organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China — Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed a variety of topics, including sensitive ones that risked offending the pro-censorship Chinese government. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 2, 2017
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Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple’s ‘root’ bug patch

It appears Apple’s quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole. … Continue reading

November 28, 2017
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Comments Off on Flash Deals: Apple’s high-end 15″ MacBook Pro for $1,899 ($900 off), top of the line $2,499 ($1,000 off), plus no tax outside NY & NJ

Flash Deals: Apple’s high-end 15″ MacBook Pro for $1,899 ($900 off), top of the line $2,499 ($1,000 off), plus no tax outside NY & NJ

Today only, and while supplies last, shoppers can grab Apple’s Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro in Silver with a 2.7GHz processor, 512GB of storage and Radeon 455 graphics for $ 1,899. The top of the line 2.9GHz model with 1TB … Continue reading