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June 7, 2019
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Powerbeats Pro teardown reveals slightly better repairability than AirPods [Video]

Apple’s new Powerbeats Pro are the first truly wireless Beats-branded earbuds to hit the market. Several weeks after their release, the folks at iFixit have given the Powerbeats Pro the teardown treatment, noting that repairs will be difficult if not … Continue reading

April 8, 2019
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Opinion: Amazon’s AirPods competitor may sound better, but can’t match the best AirPods feature

As AirPods continue to grow in popularity, the truly wireless earbud market is also becoming increasingly crowded. Samsung, for instance, just launched the Galaxy Buds, while Apple’s Beats brand also introduced the Powerbeats Pro. Amazon is also rumored to be … Continue reading

September 1, 2018
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These watchOS 5 features make the Apple Watch even better

Apple’s watchOS 5 release is just around the corner, and it’s packing a bunch of awesome new features that have convinced me to preorder the Apple Watch Series 4 as soon as it’s available. So let’s run through some of … Continue reading

July 29, 2018
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Review: The 2018 MacBook Pro with i9 processor is the fastest laptop Apple has ever made, but it could be better

The i9 MacBook Pro is a feat of engineering and design that Apple has carried forward for the last three models, but choices made at the inception of the line are echoing forward to today, cutting back a very little … Continue reading

July 15, 2017
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Friday 5: Fantastical 2 – a better way to manage calendars and reminders on your Mac [Video]

When not using Apple’s built-in default option, Fantastical has long been my go to Calendar app on macOS. The app was just recently updated to version 2.4, a major feature upgrade encompassing things like attachment support, advanced undo/redo, travel time, … Continue reading

February 18, 2017
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AirPods vs. Powerbeats3: Which Apple W1 headphones are better for working out and exercising?

Apple now has four pairs of headphones on the market with its proprietary W1 wireless chip, allowing for simpler Bluetooth pairing and better connectivity. But only two of those headphones are really well suited for workouts: Apple’s AirPods and the … Continue reading

January 14, 2017
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Next iPhone Said to Have Even Better IP68-Rated Water Resistance

Apple’s next-generation iPhone will feature IP68-rated water resistance, which would be an improvement over the IP67-certified iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, according to The Korea Herald. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 is IP68 certified, and the Galaxy S8 is naturally rumored … Continue reading

December 14, 2016
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1Password 6.5 for iOS introduces native Apple Watch app, and a better on boarding experience

1Password, a longtime favorite password manager of the 9to5Mac team, has just released the latest update to their iOS apps. The usual bug fixes are included, but most importantly is the inclusion of the newly updated and native Apple Watch app, … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
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Apple reportedly squeezing ‘iPhone 7’ parts suppliers for better pricing

New supply chain reports suggest that Apple is putting pressure on Taiwan-based part suppliers to lower prices for "iPhone 7" components, despite reportedly ordering lower quantities. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 8, 2016
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Apple Pay/contactless payment users are better tippers – Square data

Data from businesses using Square’s mobile payment terminal revealed that those using Apple Pay and other forms of contactless payment are better tippers than those using conventional cards. The company found that while 67% of swipe card customers added a tip, … Continue reading

June 23, 2016
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Apple says it intentionally left the iOS 10 kernel unencrypted for better software optimization

Earlier today we reported that the kernel of the first developer preview of iOS 10 is unencrypted – a first for any iOS version. At the time, we weren’t entirely sure if Apple had deliberately done this or if was … Continue reading

January 26, 2016
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Apple invention uses spherically curved photosensor for smaller, better iPhone camera

In its quest for high-performing, flexible and — most importantly — small imaging systems, Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for a spherical photosensor and lens array that provides high-resolution capture in an incredibly compact package. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 7, 2015
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Apple Retail looks to get a better understanding of its customers to sell Watches

In order to further personalize the Apple Watch sales experience, Apple is positioning its retail employees to learn more about its customers in order to help them make an even better Apple Watch purchasing decision. Apple today sent a memo … Continue reading