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December 30, 2017
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Do you think Apple’s apology for how it handled the iPhone slowdown controversy goes far enough? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple issued a candid apology for how it handled the rollout of a feature that balances iPhone performance with aging batteries. The apology came after growing resentment from some users and a slew of lawsuits. In addition … Continue reading

September 28, 2017
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Apple Music hits 30M paid subscribers, but the service isn’t good enough, says Jimmy Iovine

Apple Music continues to grow, Billboard reporting that it has now hit 30M paid subscribers – up from 27M in June. But Jimmy Iovine, who heads up the service, thinks what Apple is offering to subscribers isn’t yet good enough. I … Continue reading

July 15, 2017
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Review: Amazon Echo Show is ‘good enough’

Arguably the best home assistant gets even better with the launch of Amazon’s latest Alexa-powered accessory, dubbed the Echo Show, arriving months before Apple’s competing HomePod arrives in December. It’s also Amazon’s most expensive model at $ 229.99, compared to … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
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Comments Off on Will this year’s hardware updates be enough to return the iPad to growth? [Poll]

Will this year’s hardware updates be enough to return the iPad to growth? [Poll]

Yesterday, we rounded up everything we currently know about Apple’s planned iPad updates for this year. We noted of a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshed 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and perhaps a refreshed, affordable 9.7-inch model, as well. … Continue reading

July 17, 2016
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Review: Atlas Wristband 2 makes some improvements, but not enough

Atlas’ first Wristband was an ambitious but ultimately failed attempt to build a fitness tracker geared toward strength training, instead of just cardio-oriented activities like running and cycling. The second-generation model makes some modest improvements, but doesn’t solve some of … Continue reading

January 14, 2016
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Bragi Dash Impressions: Wireless Earphones Offer Enough Quality Features to Counter Small Battery

Wireless bluetooth headphones have been gaining traction over the past few years as potentially reliable replacements to the traditional wired headsets offered in most smartphone boxes. With the announcement of the “Bragi Dash” at CES in 2015 — and the … Continue reading

August 26, 2015
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Comments Off on German court says ‘swipe-to-unlock’ not sophisticated enough to be awarded patent protection

German court says ‘swipe-to-unlock’ not sophisticated enough to be awarded patent protection

Germany’s top civil court today has ruled against Apple in a case pertaining to the company’s swipe-to-unlock input method. Judges in the case explained that swipe-to-unlock is not sophisticated enough to be awarded patent protection. This ruling falls in line … Continue reading