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December 12, 2017
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Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Rumors of Apple Pay’s launch in Brazil have been circulating for the last year, but it looks as if we might be nearing a launch. iHelp BR reports that some Itaú Unibanco customers have started seeing early signs of the … Continue reading

November 18, 2017
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Comments Off on Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype

Happy Hour Podcast 147 | watchOS apps and GymKit launch, even bigger iPhones, and HomePod hype

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss changes coming to watchOS apps, the launch of GymKit in Australia, changes in iOS 10.2 beta for iPhone X, iPhone rumors for next year including a larger OLED model and a mid-sized LCD update, … Continue reading

November 5, 2017
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This week’s top stories: iPhone X impressions & launch, AAPL earnings, iOS 11.1 released, more

In this week’s top stories: The iPhone X is officially available with early reviews pouring in, Apple releases iOS 11.1 to the public and begins beta testing iOS 11.2, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories more… … Continue reading

November 2, 2017
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iPhone X orders start shipping for tomorrow’s launch

Apple has started updating customers with Apple Store orders that their launch day iPhone X units are now shipping. Dispatch notifications for iPhone orders are slightly meaningless (the phone has already been working its way through plane freight and delivery … Continue reading

October 20, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple to stockpile 2-3M iPhone X units prior to launch, component shortage eases in November

Apple to stockpile 2-3M iPhone X units prior to launch, component shortage eases in November

Apple’s iPhone X production woes are nearing an end, according to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who says shortages of key components like specialized handset circuit boards should resolved in November. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 3, 2017
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Nike+ Run Club app updated with new Apple Watch Nike+ features ahead of device launch

In preparation of this week’s release of the Nike+ version of Apple Watch Series 3, Nike on Monday updated its Nike+ Run Club app with a new Audio Guided Runs feature, a social networking function called Cheers and other features … Continue reading

September 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Here’s why new iPhones are always supply-constrained at launch

Here’s why new iPhones are always supply-constrained at launch

Whether it’s the upcoming iPhone X, Nintendo’s new Switch console or even Google’s Pixel last year, shortages of new electronics have become the norm. While the delay of the iPhone X launch past the iPhone 8 adds even more disappointment … Continue reading

September 16, 2017
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Craig Federighi talks Face ID details ahead of iPhone X launch [Updated]

Update: When asked about the intricacies of Face ID, Apple provided the following comment: Our teams have been developing the technologies behind Face ID for several years, and our users’ privacy has been a priority since the very beginning. Face … Continue reading

September 15, 2017
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Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

As promised, Apple on Thursday began rolling out 4K HDR movies on its iTunes Store, content that customers will be able to stream using the company’s new Apple TV 4K set-top box come next week. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 14, 2017
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Comments Off on Swatch lost $1B in value on Apple Watch Series 3 launch, investors expect further falls

Swatch lost $1B in value on Apple Watch Series 3 launch, investors expect further falls

Swiss watchmaker Swatch saw its share value fall 4.5% on the day the Apple Watch Series 3 was launched, as Apple announced that its smartwatch is now the biggest-selling watch in the world. That wiped almost a billion dollars off … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
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Comments Off on Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

During its earnings report this afternoon, Disney announced that it will cut ties with Netflix in favor of creating its own streaming service. Come 2019, Disney says that it will launch its own streaming service, while the long-awaited ESPN streaming … Continue reading

July 8, 2017
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Report: Wireless charging accessory won’t be ready at iPhone launch this year

It has long been rumored that Apple’s upcoming 2017 iPhone models will feature some sort of wireless charging technology, but now blogger John Gruber says that the feature might not be available at launch… more… 9to5Mac

July 4, 2017
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Comments Off on Two years after Beats 1 launch, hosts talk struggles, highlights, and the future

Two years after Beats 1 launch, hosts talk struggles, highlights, and the future

Two years ago last week, Apple officially launched Apple Music to the world as its way of computing with the likes of Spotify, but there was a feature that many thought would be the differentiator: Beats 1. Beats 1 is … Continue reading

June 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Ikea to be Apple launch partner for AR, showing virtual furniture in your own home

Tim Cook said in a recent interview that he was so excited about augmented reality that he wanted ‘to yell out and scream.’ He named furniture-buying as an example of something that can be completely changed by the use of … Continue reading