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November 17, 2017
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Apple’s VP of Diversity Denise Young-Smith leaving, Deloitte’s Christie Smith joining company

Denise Young Smith is leaving Apple at the end of the year, TechCrunch has reported. Young Smith currently serves as Apple’s first VP of Inclusion and Diversity, a position created for her after Deidre O’Brien took over general HR duties. more… … Continue reading

November 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon has seemingly cancelled plans to launch an unbundled a la carte internet TV service, featuring top channels. Reuters says Amazon was unable to convince networks to sign on and struggled to find profitable business arrangements. It has been widely … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

November 11, 2017
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Comments Off on Video: Apple’s Clips 2.0 puts you in the Millennium Falcon cockpit with Star Wars augmented reality

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 … Continue reading

November 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple’s new ‘This Weekend Only’ promo offers in-app deals from HotelTonight, Chipotle, more

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. … Continue reading

November 9, 2017
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Comments Off on Origin of Apple’s ‘A ?’ QuickType bug a mystery, but notoriety grows with spread of memes, tweets

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 … Continue reading

November 5, 2017
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Comments Off on The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple’s MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple’s MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3’s high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand … Continue reading

October 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Samsung looks to reinvent Apple’s Genius Bar with WeWork ‘care centers’

Samsung looks to reinvent Apple’s Genius Bar with WeWork ‘care centers’

Samsung is partnering with shared workplace startup WeWork to roll out a string of "care centers" at which customers can receive help with their Samsung device while taking care of business, an idea that aims to one-up Apple’s Genius Bar. … Continue reading

October 30, 2017
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BMW Z8 owned by Apple’s Steve Jobs heads to auction, valued up to $400K

A BMW Z8 luxury convertible once owned by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is being auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York next month, where it’s expected to fetch between $ 300,000 and $ 400,000 or possibly more. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 26, 2017
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How to preorder iPhone X with Apple’s battle-tested Apple Store app

Apple’s iPhone X is by far the most hotly anticipated device of 2017. With all signs pointing to a quick sellout of initial stock, prospective buyers will have to go into Friday’s preorder process with a game plan. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 22, 2017
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Logitech’s Circle 2 Wired is the best camera with Apple’s HomeKit – for now

Logitech’s Circle 2 has been available for a little while, but only recently did the company add HomeKit support to the Wired model — making it just one of two security cameras in the entire smarthome market with that integration. … Continue reading

October 16, 2017
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Hands-on: Apple’s newest Lightning Dock looks great with the Gold iPhone 8 [Video]

Apple’s Lightning Dock is a handy iPhone accessory in a post headphone jack world. The Lightning Dock, which incorporates its own 3.5mm port, is designed to allow you to charge your iPhone and listen to music via headphones simultaneously. The latest-generation … Continue reading

October 11, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple’s Tim Cook to open Oxford University startup hub, participate in Q&A session on Wednesday

Apple’s Tim Cook to open Oxford University startup hub, participate in Q&A session on Wednesday

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be in the U.K. on Wednesday to open The Foundry, a University of Oxford facility dedicated to the cultivation of startups created by students, alumni and staff, as well as field a few questions from … Continue reading

October 7, 2017
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Apple’s head of iCloud infrastructure technology departs the company

A new report from CNBC this evening claims that the Apple executive responsible for the company’s iCloud infrastructure has left the company. Eric Billingsley was Apple’s director of internet services operations, overseeing much of the iCloud backend… more… 9to5Mac