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June 30, 2019
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Apple finds issue w/ logic board in some 2018 MacBook Airs, offers free repair

Apple has confirmed in an internal document to repair staff that it’s identified an issue with the main logic board in what it says is a “very small number” of MacBook Air models. Apple Stores and authorized repair staff have … Continue reading

April 22, 2019
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Comments Off on Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and only a third of them properly disclosed that fact in … Continue reading

March 15, 2019
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Comments Off on Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Apple’s latest legal fight with Qualcomm started last week and a jury verdict today spells disappointing news for Apple. The jury for the suit voted that Apple infringed on all three of the patents that Qualcomm based the case on … Continue reading

August 7, 2018
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Consumer Reports finds Apple Pay Cash to be the best P2P payment platform

Consumer Reports today published its first-ever breakdown of the best peer-to-peer mobile payment platforms. Comparing Venmo, Square Cash, Facebook Messenger, Zelle, and Apple Pay Cash, the tests found that Apple’s offering scored “significantly higher” than competitors… more… 9to5Mac

May 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness … more… 9to5Mac

May 18, 2017
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Apple’s iPhone scores 92% loyalty rate ahead of ‘iPhone 8’ launch, study finds

A new study published by investment bank Morgan Stanley shows 92 percent of iPhone users who are "somewhat or extremely likely" to upgrade within 12 months intend to buy Apple, a good indicator that this year’s iPhone revamp has the … Continue reading

March 14, 2017
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Russia finds Apple guilty of iPhone price-fixing, potentially facing fines

Last August, Russia opened an investigation into Apple over alleged price-fixing related to the iPhone. At the time, Apple denied any involvement and said that “retailers set their own prices” for the products. Now, Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, however, has found … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
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Tim Cook finds himself receiving Twitter snark over motion-blurred Super Bowl photo

Apple CEO Tim Cook found himself on the receiving end of a lot of ‘Shot on iPhone’ snark when he tweeted a blurry photo at the end of the Super Bowl 50 game. The photo appears to be motion-blurred due to the … Continue reading

October 17, 2015
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Comments Off on Teardown of 21.5″ iMac with 4K Retina display finds new LG LCD, no PCIe SSD slot, soldered-on CPU

Teardown of 21.5″ iMac with 4K Retina display finds new LG LCD, no PCIe SSD slot, soldered-on CPU

After repair experts at iFixit got their hands on Apple’s new 21.5-inch 4K iMac on Friday they immediately tore it down to find a new high-resolution LG LCD panel and internal design tweaks that make aftermarket upgrades even more difficult. … Continue reading

August 8, 2015
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Comments Off on Following Apple Music inquiry, European Union conclusion finds collusion unproven

Following Apple Music inquiry, European Union conclusion finds collusion unproven

The European Union’s inquiry into whether Apple had colluded with music labels to suppress competition from streaming music services like Spotify has concluded that no evidence exists to support such claims. The investigation involved the questioning of executives from several … Continue reading