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February 9, 2019
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iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

One of Apple’s greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 30, 2019
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Strategy Analytics: Apple shipped 65.9 million iPhones during Q1 2019, down 15 percent YOY

Apple today reported its Q1 2019 earnings, and for the first time, did not disclose unit sales for the iPhone, iPad, or Mac. In lieu of Apple’s official numbers, Strategy Analytics is out this evening with its look at iPhone … Continue reading

December 19, 2018
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Amazon drops 2018 iPads down to $229 ($100 off) with free delivery by Christmas

In what is the lowest price we’ve seen to date on Apple’s 2018 9.7-inch iPad, Amazon has units in stock at just $ 229, a discount of $ 100 off MSRP. What’s more, these tablets ship for free with delivery … Continue reading

November 12, 2018
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Broadway shows turning to iPads to simplify production & cut down on waste

Lagging behind some other industries, stage shows on New York City’s Broadway and elsewhere are finally beginning to turn to tablets — specifically the iPad — to replace giant stacks of paper. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 19, 2018
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9to5Mac Happy Hour 169: FCC leaks gold iPhone X as Apple doubles down on secrecy

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about recent Amazon Alexa features and HomePod sales, Apple’s leaked memo on stopping leaks, the FCC’s gold iPhone X leak, and the potential for third-party Apple Watch faces. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on … Continue reading

March 11, 2018
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Initial pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S9 reportedly down compared to Galaxy S8 sales

Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, may be underperforming compared to the previous model, with a report on South Korean sales and an analyst’s pre-order note suggesting the main rival to Apple’s iPhone’s launch is lower than the electronics … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
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Voters shoot down human rights committee proposal at Apple shareholders meeting

A proposal to create an Apple human rights committee was defeated in voting during Tuesday’s shareholders meeting, AppleInsider can confirm. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 5, 2018
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Watch: Why Apple slows down older iPhones and what you can do about it

Apple recently revealed that it throttles the performance of older iPhones with degraded batteries in order to prevent potential operational troubles like random shutdowns. Find out more about modern battery technology and how you can avoid unwanted performance hits in … Continue reading

December 15, 2017
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Reminder: After 20 years, AIM officially shuts down tomorrow

As originally announced back in October, AIM is officially shutting down tomorrow, December 15th. Largely the pioneer of online messaging, AIM has been around for 20 years, having originally launched all the way back in 1997… more… 9to5Mac

November 7, 2017
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NYT: Apple shifted offshore cash hoard to Jersey after Ireland shut down [update]

Update: Apple has responded with an extensive statement on its newsroom site. It says corporate tax rate on foreign earnings is 21 percent, and 35 percent on income from overseas investments. It says “no operations or investments were moved from … Continue reading

October 18, 2017
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Qualcomm CEO reiterates Apple feud comes down to IP pricing

In an interview on Tuesday, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf commented on the chipmaker’s fierce legal feud with Apple, saying that what appears to be an ever escalating international scrum is, at its core, about IP pricing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 14, 2017
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This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

Not content to rest for long, the rumor train steamed forward this week with hints of Face ID on the iPad Pro, a stylus-equipped iPhone, and even a foldable iPhone coming several years down the road. Qualcomm, meanwhile, fired another … Continue reading

September 15, 2017
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New App Store guidelines crack down on iOS ‘virus scanners’, require alternatives to Face ID for under 13’s

Apple has updated its developer app review guidelines for the iPhone and iPad App Store this week with new clauses addressing the appropriate usage of Face ID, ARKit and more. Apple says that ARKit apps must provide a rich experience; … Continue reading

July 7, 2017
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Report: Jawbone shutting down & liquidating its assets after continued struggles

Jawbone, the company behind once popular fitness trackers, is liquidating its assets and shutting down, according to reports from Business Insider and The Information. The death of Jawbone is the latest in the wearable market thanks in large part to … Continue reading

May 4, 2017
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Niantic plans to shut down streets for public Pokémon Go & Ingress community events around the U.S.

Niantic, developer of popular augmented reality games Pokémon Go and Ingress, plans to host community events for players in public spaces around the U.S. through a partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The company announced the … Continue reading