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March 14, 2019
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Opinion: Apple is ‘playing fair,’ but Spotify doesn’t like the rules

Earlier today, Spotify launched a new website called It’s Time to Play Fair, where it proceeded to lay out a timeline and “facts” about how Apple mistreats companies like Spotify. I saw a few snippets of it this morning, but … Continue reading

February 16, 2019
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These $49 Funcl AI earbuds might look like AirPods, but they’re a whole lot cheaper (and still sound great)

For a limited time only, AppleInsider readers can exclusively pick up Funcl’s AI wireless earphones for just $ 49, matching the lowest price we’ve seen to date. These portable headphones are a great budget-friendly alternative to Apple’s pricier AirPods — … Continue reading

January 16, 2019
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Poll: Would you like to see Slide Over and Control Center in macOS?

There has long been debate over the extent to which macOS and iOS will converge. Some think we’ve already gone too far down that route, with Launchpad coming in for particular criticism as an unnecessary child-like interface (though it can … Continue reading

November 7, 2018
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Qualcomm must license modem tech to rivals like Intel, court rules

Denying a motion to delay court proceedings while settlement talks are ongoing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday issued a preliminary ruling against Qualcomm in the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 26, 2018
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Samsung working on cheaper option for ‘Galaxy S10,’ just like Apple’s iPhone XR

Samsung is reportedly working on three different versions of its upcoming "Galaxy S10" flagship phone, including a low-cost one that more people can afford very similar to the approach that Apple has taken with the iPhone XR. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

October 24, 2018
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Every iPhone user is tied to Saudi business interests, like it or not

Over the course of the last decade, Apple has become more and more intertwined with Saudi Arabia, and four months after its crown prince visited Apple Park, the regime appears to have carried out the murder of an American journalist. … Continue reading

June 7, 2018
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Comments Off on Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

Apple appears to be relaxing its grip on Siri’s media capabilities, as the company is building a new "Play Media" integration into iOS 12 that opens the door to compatibility with third-party streaming services like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 7, 2017
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Hands-on: iPhone X Leather Folio Case – like a Smart Case for your iPhone X [Video]

The iPhone X Leather Folio is Apple’s first attempt at a wallet-style case for the iPhone. It’s certainly not the first folio case that we’ve seen, with companies like Twelve South and Nomad being yearly players in this space. However, … Continue reading

July 17, 2017
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Comments Off on US appeals court upholds gag orders on national security letters to firms like Apple

US appeals court upholds gag orders on national security letters to firms like Apple

The FBI can indeed serve companies like Apple national security letters that come with a gag order, preventing them from telling customers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 12, 2017
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Comments Off on Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn’t quite functional yet

Just like its waterproofing, fire-proofing & security-proofing, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Siri-Proofing isn’t quite functional yet

A year ago Samsung touted waterproofing claims for the Galaxy S7 that didn’t hold water. Six months ago, Samsung said its Galaxy Note 7 battery fires were under control before they flared up again. This season, Samsung’s newest flagship also … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Elektron is well known for its innovative hardware instruments like Octatrack, Analog Rtym/Keys and more. But today we are looking at the new Analog Heat Stereo Processing unit. The company has brought much of its forward-thinking sensibilities to an otherwise … Continue reading

February 11, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he regards AR ‘as a big idea like the smartphone’

Tim Cook really wants people to know that he’s deeply interested in AR. The Apple CEO hypes augmented reality every chance he gets, and he’s doing it in the same way he teased the wrist as an interesting space before the … Continue reading

December 28, 2016
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Sketchy Video Shows What ‘Jet White’ iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Might Look Like

Back in November, a report from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggested Apple would add a sixth “Jet White” color option to its iPhone 7 lineup, and while no Jet White iPhone has surfaced as of yet, a video making the … Continue reading

December 27, 2016
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Comments Off on New version of CarbonCopyCloner fully Sierra compatible, backs up your Mac like it always has

New version of CarbonCopyCloner fully Sierra compatible, backs up your Mac like it always has

The new version of long and storied app CarbonCopyCloner adds full macOS Sierra support, plus implements features aimed to make using it easier and faster for everybody to use — AppleInsider delves into the latest version. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 16, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple’s New Music Royalty Proposal Would Make Streaming Costlier for Free Services Like Spotify

Apple’s New Music Royalty Proposal Would Make Streaming Costlier for Free Services Like Spotify

Apple has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board calling for a simplified way to pay songwriters and music publishers for streaming music, according to Billboard. While the change would benefit labels, artists and publishers, it would make it … Continue reading