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August 14, 2019
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FAA prohibits recalled MacBook Pros on flights due to fire risk

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently notified major airlines of Apple’s recall of certain MacBook Pro models, effectively banning the impacted laptops from passenger and cargo planes as they pose a potential fire hazard. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 22, 2019
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How to check if your MacBook Pro is affected by the fire safety risk battery recall

Do you have a 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro? Follow along for how to check if your MacBook Pro is affected by the battery recall that Apple just announced. more… The post How to check if your MacBook Pro is affected … Continue reading

February 15, 2019
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Apple sued over faulty iPad battery behind 2017 lethal apartment fire in New Jersey

A lawsuit has accused Apple of being responsible for the death of a man in New Jersey in 2017, following a fire caused by a faulty battery pack in an iPad, with the suit alleging the tablet was "unreasonably dangerous … Continue reading

August 22, 2018
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Verizon throttled California fire department’s data as it fought wildfires

A net neutrality complaint claims the Santa Clara County Fire Department had its data throttled by Verizon as it acted to put out California’s raging Mendocino wildfire, an action the company later said was a mistake. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 18, 2017
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‘Fair Repair Act’ proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

A bill currently on the table which would require electronics companies to sell replacement parts and service tools to the general public is being challenged by a lobbyist group being funded by Apple. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 19, 2017
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Review: Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes for iPhone is short on plot, long on tactics

The 27-year-old "Fire Emblem" series’ latest entry was released earlier in February on iOS — AppleInsider fights the forces of evil in "Fire Emblem Heroes." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 10, 2016
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Two more Galaxy Note 7 phones catch fire, Samsung allegedly stonewalling users

Another two of Galaxy Note 7 phones that were replaced under the recall have lit on fire, with a text inadvertently sent to one of the owners in the middle of support communication exchanges suggesting that Samsung is attempting to … Continue reading

August 24, 2016
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Apple Music’s Reliance on Exclusives Coming Under Fire From Labels and Critics

In the wake of the much-anticipated launch of Frank Ocean’s new album “Blonde,” Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge has sent out an email to UMG executives, saying that the company is prohibiting the practice of exclusive music streaming moving … Continue reading

January 7, 2016
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First Alert debuts HomeKit-enabled Onelink products including IP camera, fire alarm, environment monitor & safe

First Alert showed off a handful of Wi-Fi-connected Onelink products at CES Showstoppers on Wednesday, including HomeKit-enabled devices like a safe, smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, indoor environment monitor, smart thermostat and, curiously, a camera. AppleInsider – Frontpage News