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July 11, 2018
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Now-fixed Apple code crashed iOS devices when users typed ‘Taiwan’

A blog post on Tuesday illustrates the sometimes inadvertent ill effects of modifying or adding code to a major operating system for no other purpose than to placate a certain market’s government. Apple did just that when it removed the … Continue reading

March 19, 2018
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Bloomberg: Apple secretly building its own MicroLED screens for future devices, starting with Apple Watch

A new report from Bloomberg this evening says that Apple is “designing and producing its own device displays,” which is a first for the company. Citing people familiar with the situation, the report explains that Apple using a secret manufacturing … Continue reading

March 2, 2018
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How to watch the Oscars & behind-the-scenes streams on Apple devices this weekend

People wanting to watch the Oscars will have a number of live options when the event unfolds on Sunday. Here’s how to stream it on a Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 27, 2018
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Review: VOCOlinc’s smart power strip is an affordable way to add HomeKit to 3 devices

Adding HomeKit to your house can be expensive, but as the technology progresses, more affordable options have been making their way to market that make HomeKit a viable choice for a broader market. A couple of weeks ago, Zac reviewed … Continue reading

December 8, 2017
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HomeKit flaw in iOS 11.2 allowed remote access to smart devices, temporary fix already in place

Apple’s software woes continued this week with the publication of a HomeKit flaw that allowed remote access to smart home devices like locks and lights. The company has since issued a temporary patch by disabling remote access to shared users, … Continue reading

May 30, 2017
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Andy Rubin’s Essential announces first devices, including Apple HomeKit-ready assistant

Former Google executive and Android creator Andy Rubin on Monday revealed the first products from his new company Essential, including the Home assistant, which reportedly supports multiple smarthome platforms including Apple’s HomeKit. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 23, 2016
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Comments Off on Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: FileMaker, Logitech and Razer devices, 4k display issues

Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: FileMaker, Logitech and Razer devices, 4k display issues

Sierra is still proving to be one of the less problematic Mac software upgrade in a long time, but as expected, there are some minor issues here and there, including FileMaker incompatibility problems, tracking issues with some Logitech mice, and … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
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Apple’s iOS 10 on one-third of compatible devices after 6 days, report says

After only six days of availability, Apple’s latest mobile operating system iteration, iOS 10, is already on one-third of Apple devices tracked by analytics firm Mixpanel. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 21, 2016
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Apple invention could lead to glasses-free 3D on mobile devices

An Apple patent application published early on Thursday could theoretically set the stage for iPhones and other devices with "autostereoscopic" displays, simulating 3D without the need for special glasses. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 21, 2016
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Apple hit with lawsuit targeting AppleCare+ refurbished devices

A class action suit filing in California complains that "refurbished" service stock replacements doled out by Apple in exchange for damaged devices to AppleCare+ service plan holders are not functionally the same as new. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 4, 2016
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Sony’s Dual Camera to See Inclusion in Devices From ‘Major Smartphone Players’

Sony, the manufacturer behind many of the camera sensors used in Apple’s iOS devices, recently confirmed that its dual-lens camera platform will be featured in devices from “major smartphone players” in 2016. The information was shared by Sony CFO Kenchiro … Continue reading

January 22, 2016
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Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep it the default search engine on iOS devices

Earlier this evening, the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit revealed Android’s revenues and profits for the first time. The same case has now revealed that Google paid Apple $ 1 billion in 2014 as part of its ongoing deal to be the main … 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

November 30, 2015
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Apple Music Available on Sonos Devices Starting December 15

As of December 15, Apple Music will be available on Sonos, allowing those who own Sonos speakers to use them with the Apple Music service for the first time since it launched in June. Sonos and Apple today announced a … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
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AT&T unveils NumberSync, a network-level feature for sharing your phone number with connected devices

Apple has been building Continuity features into its software that let you make phone calls and send messages from iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches through your iPhone for a while now, and today AT&T is announcing a new network-level advancement called NumberSync … Continue reading