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May 12, 2019
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This week’s top stories: iOS 13 and watchOS 6 features, Google undercuts the iPhone XR, more

In this week’s top stories: Our full Powerbeats Pro review, new iOS 13 and watchOS 6 details, production begins on the Apple A13 processor, Google undercuts the iPhone XR, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… … Continue reading

May 4, 2019
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Editorial: The new Services – How will Apple Arcade’s exclusivity, privacy affect Android & Google Play?

Apple has built a very strong position in mobile gaming in its iOS App Store. With Apple Arcade, it is working to create a new pipeline of fun, original, attractive, exclusive games, without ads and where privacy is protected. How … Continue reading

April 18, 2019
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Facebook confirms plans for voice assistant to match Siri, Alexa & Google Assistant

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it’s working on its own voice assistant, carving out a space among competitors like Apple’s Siri and Amazon Alexa. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 27, 2019
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PSA: Many users reporting issues signing into Google accounts through Mail on macOS 10.14.4

Apple yesterday released macOS 10.14.4 to the public with features such as automatic Dark Mode in Safari, Apple News+, and more. On the other hand, the update also seems to include one frustrating bug related to authenticating Gmail accounts through … Continue reading

February 26, 2019
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Apple Music option in Google Home app for iOS stirs rumors of coming support

The latest Google Home for iOS update, released on Monday, includes a user interface change referencing support for Apple Music, leading some to suspect that official integration with Apple’s service will soon debut for Google smart home hardware. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 1, 2019
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Apple restores Google enterprise developer certificate after five-hour ban

Roughly five hours after Apple revoked Google’s enterprise developer certificate over an illicit data gathering campaign, the iPhone maker late Thursday restored access to the program as it did for Facebook just hours earlier. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 22, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple TV grows in popularity and passes more affordable Google & Roku options, data shows

Apple TV grows in popularity and passes more affordable Google & Roku options, data shows

As holiday shopping starts to get into full swing, data firm Thinknum is out today with an interesting look at how the Apple TV 4K has soared in popularity over recent weeks. According to Thinknum’s data, which is based on … Continue reading

November 6, 2018
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Blind comparison of photography on the iPhone XR versus Google Pixel 3 XL

Comparing the iPhone XS Max’s camera to the shooter on Google’s Pixel 3 XL is a bit unfair, given the iPhone has a telephoto lens and costs $ 200 more. The iPhone XR has a single lens camera, just like … Continue reading

October 17, 2018
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Apple joins forces w/ Google, Microsoft & Mozilla to deprecate 20-year-old web security protocol

Apple is coming together with Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla to deprecate the use of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 by early 2020. TLS stands for Transport Layer Security and is used to protect web traffic. ArsTechnica was first to report on … Continue reading

September 4, 2018
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Review: JBL’s Link View brings a display and high-quality audio to Google Assistant

The Link View may not convert diehard audiophiles or people oppposed to Google, but it sounds pretty damn good and makes for an excellent smarthome control hub. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 2, 2018
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App Roundup: Google Duo, Office 365, Reeder 3, Viber, more!

In the constantly-changing landscape of the iOS and Mac App Store, and other software marketplaces, new apps and updates to existing titles are announced all the time. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app introductions and software updates for … Continue reading

May 30, 2018
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Apple ranked behind Google as world’s second most valuable brand

A new report out today from global brand consultancy BrandZ places Apple as the second most valuable brand in the world, with Google holding the lead. The rankings are based on a combination of customer sentiment and financial performance… more… … Continue reading

May 16, 2018
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AI-powered Google News debuts in iOS App Store, replaces Google Play Newsstand

Making good on promises to deliver a revamped news consumption app for iOS, Google on Tuesday launched Google News with machine learning capabilities, smart content organization and a fresh, uncluttered design. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 14, 2018
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What’s the best photo management solution? Google Photos or iCloud Photos?

I’ve always been a huge fan of cloud-managed photo systems. I did a review of Everpix back in 2013. I even challenged Apple to release something similar to iCloud Photo Library. I’ve written countless articles about Photo Management and discussed … Continue reading