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February 8, 2018
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Purported iOS iBoot source code leaks, potential security issue for iPhones

Motherboard reports this evening that a GitHub user has shared the source code for Apple’s iBoot System, which is the part of the operating system that handles the trusted boot up process. At this point, it’s unclear where this source … Continue reading

February 24, 2017
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Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found

A new report today from The Information shares that Apple found potential security issues with at least one server early last year. Apple purchased the server from Super Micro Computer and was used to help power its web services and also contained … Continue reading

October 22, 2016
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Apple ‘Monitoring’ AT&T’s Potential Time Warner Acquisition

Amid rumors suggesting AT&T is considering purchasing Time Warner, the parent company of networks like CNN and HBO, The Wall Street Journal says Apple is keeping a close eye on the situation as it would have a major impact on … Continue reading

October 22, 2016
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Apple monitoring AT&T’s potential merger with Time Warner, report says

As rumors fly over a potential tie-up between AT&T and Time Warner, a report on Friday claims Apple approached the media company about a potential merger months ago, though talks failed to progress past a preliminary stage. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 15, 2016
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Apple Quashes Rumors of Potential Tidal Acquisition

Apple has moved to quash rumors that it is interested in purchasing rival music streaming service Tidal, according to BuzzFeed. Back in June of this year, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was “in talks” to acquire Tidal, which … Continue reading

August 22, 2016
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Apple reportedly among companies that held potential acquisition talks with Lyft

While Apple made a $ 1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing earlier this year, it apparently also held talks with Lyft, another popular car request service, regarding an acquisition. According to a report from the New York Times, … Continue reading

April 30, 2016
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Fiat Chrysler CEO opens up on potential Apple or Google partnership to build cars

The automotive industry is a capital-intensive industry. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne knows it and that’s why he is open to work with Google or Apple: “Google can buy every automaker out of petty cash. And Apple — they made a … Continue reading

January 20, 2016
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iRig Keys Review: A mini MIDI Piano Keyboard for iPhone and iPad with big music potential

The iRig Keys Mini is an electronic MIDI music keyboard that connects to iPhone and iPad with a Lightning cable. Although it isn’t regularly advertised, iPhones and iPads have had great support for MIDI input instruments and other devices for a long … Continue reading

November 12, 2015
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Apple Store employees allegedly profile black students as potential thieves

A group of black high school students were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia after security became concerned that they "might steal something," prompting the store manager to issue an apology. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 12, 2015
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iFixit Teardown Reveals iPad Pro’s Four Speaker Design Eliminates Up to 50% of Potential Battery Space

iFixit is in the process of tearing down the iPad Pro, providing a closer look at how Apple organized the internals of the larger iPad. While the majority of the internal layout is similar to the iPad Air 2, there … Continue reading

October 25, 2015
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Educator on iPad Pro: Huge potential, but pricey for students & Smart Keyboard disappoints

We’ve already seen the Disney and Pixar teams go hands-on with Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro and now Apple is showing the device off to people in other fields. Fraser Speirs, the head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
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Apple patent hints at potential solar cell embedded touch screens

Apple tends to patent every one of its inventions that could possibly be used in a future product, so it can be difficult to read the tea leaves on which ones will eventually translate to product features. A new patent from Apple highlighted by … Continue reading

February 21, 2015
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An In-Depth Look at Apple Watch Band Options and Potential Pricing

Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber today published a piece going in-depth on what he believes Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch wearable will sell for, how the various accessory bands will be sold at retail, and just how much the all-gold Apple Watch … Continue reading