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 privacy policies … more… The post Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression […]

Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study

Apple and Stanford Medicine today announced the results of the Apple Heart Study. The study enrolled over 400,000 participants, making it the “largest study ever of its kind,” according to Apple. The findings were presented in New Orleans this morning. more… The post Apple and Stanford Medicine announce full results from Apple Watch Heart Study […]

AirPods with wearable battery strap currently being crowdfunded, promises four full charges

Though the rumors of AirPods 2 continue to ramp up, new accessories for the wireless buds continue to pop-up, including this creative battery strap designed to give the buds four full charges, Air.Wear. more… The post AirPods with wearable battery strap currently being crowdfunded, promises four full charges appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Stanford says over 400k people joined Apple Watch Heart Study, full completion expected early 2019

Back in August, Stanford and Apple announced they were closing their joint Heart Study program to new participants. Now, Stanford Medicine has outlined additional details about the future of the program in a blog post. more… The post Stanford says over 400k people joined Apple Watch Heart Study, full completion expected early 2019 appeared first […]

EU says it may withdraw court case if Ireland recovers full $16B from Apple

The European Commission is willing to withdraw its court case against the Irish government for failing to collect some $ 16 billion in back taxes from Apple — but only if the country collects the full amount, the E.U.’s Competition Commissioner said in an interview. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Best Buy charging a $100 premium on full iPhone X price, says customers ‘want this flexibility’

In the lead up to iPhone X preorders today you may have noticed that Best Buy’s website was showing the full price cost of both iPhone X models $ 100 above the retail price. I also noticed it last week and figured it was just a mistake that would be corrected sooner or later. As […]

Full Video of Apple Engineer’s Black Hat Security Talk Now Available

Earlier this month, Apple’s head of security engineering Ivan Krstic gave a talk at the Black Hat Conference, an annual event designed for the global InfoSec community. During the event, Krstic spoke about Apple security and unveiled the company’s new bug bounty program. Krstic’s briefing is now available in full on YouTube, shared this morning […]

Apple to update Apple Watch in mid-March with new bands, OS + full redesign in fall

Jeff Williams announcing September Apple Watch updates – AFP In addition to launching a new 4-inch iPhone likely called the “iPhone 5se,” Apple plans to announce new Apple Watch models in March. The new lineup will be similar to the September 2015 Apple Watch revision, bringing a series of new band color options to the Apple […]

‘Steve Jobs’ Disappoints in First Full Weekend With 7th-Place Box Office Showing

As the first full weekend in theaters for Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs film comes to a close, early box office results have been disappointing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Estimates put the film’s take at $7.3 million from nearly 2,500 theaters, well below expectations and only good enough for seventh place on […]