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February 12, 2018
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New test shows Siri on HomePod answer 52% of questions correctly, lagging behind Alexa & Google Assistant

Now that Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is available to everyone, it’s being put through a slew of tests. Loup Ventures this weekend shared results from a detailed series of tests that it put the HomePod through, as well as how … Continue reading

April 22, 2017
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How the technology behind Apple’s Touch ID will likely change with ‘iPhone 8’

There’s a lot of talk about Apple’s shift to a new screen technology with the "iPhone 8," but fewer conversations about how it will all work — AppleInsider explains what changes Apple will likely need to make to implement the … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
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New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

October 18, 2016
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Angela Ahrendts Talks Concepts Behind Next-Generation Apple Stores at Most Powerful Women Summit

Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail, was the opening speaker for Fortune’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit, speaking a little about the next-generation Apple retail stores, her vision for Apple’s physical presence and more. Ahrendts started the evening … Continue reading

January 15, 2016
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Developers Behind F.lux Call on Apple to Allow F.lux App for iOS Devices

With iOS 9.3, Apple introduced Night Shift, a feature that is designed to cut down on nighttime blue light exposure from iOS devices to encourage better sleep. Its similarity to the popular f.lux app for Mac did not go unnoticed, … Continue reading

January 3, 2016
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Apple’s Kevin Lynch Explains Method Behind Apple Watch’s Precise Timekeeping

One of the Apple Watch features Apple often highlights is the device’s precise timekeeping, which Apple says is within 50 milliseconds of the global time standard. Apple’s VP of Technology, Kevin Lynch, today spoke with Mashable and The Telegraph to … Continue reading

December 2, 2015
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US Congress, corporations get behind Email Privacy Act to shield online communications from searches

A proposed bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Email Privacy Act, would overhaul 1986’s Electronic Communication Privacy Act and require that law enforcement obtain a search warrant before reading online correspondence. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 31, 2015
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Apple throws support behind Houston equal rights initiative

Apple on Friday issued a statement in support of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, also known as Proposition 1 or HERO, a ballot item that seeks to end multiple forms of discrimination in the Texas city. AppleInsider – Frontpage News