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December 7, 2018
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Apple Store app sends rare push notification to promote new iPhone models

Apple on Thursday sent out a rare push notification promoting its latest iPhone XR and XS models to iPhone Upgrade Program members, continuing an advertising blitz that began with a limited time trade-in offer last month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 31, 2018
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Apple hires developer of virtual reality painting app amid push into AR/VR

Adding to a growing stable of virtual reality experts, Apple recently hired developer Sterling Crispin, whose app "Cyber Paint" was among the first to take advantage of burgeoning mobile VR headset technology. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 5, 2018
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Twitterrific removes push notifications and live-streaming features ahead of Twitter API change

Twitterrific is today announcing an update to both its iOS and macOS clients that will be removing certain functionality to be more in line with the upcoming changes Twitter is making to its platform. more… 9to5Mac

February 26, 2017
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Apple prompting iOS 10.3 users to enable two-factor authentication w/ push notification

Apple has started prompting iOS 10.3 beta users to enable two-factor authentication with a new push notification. The prompt has only started appearing over the last 24 hours or so and seems to have hit most users in the middle … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
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Class action lawsuit claims Apple intentionally broke FaceTime on iOS 6 to push users towards iOS 7

Apple has been hit with another class action lawsuit in California. This one alleges that the company forced users to upgrade to iOS 7 by essentially breaking FaceTime in iOS 6. The move to render FaceTime useless in iOS 6, according … Continue reading

July 27, 2016
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Apple preps first Mexican Apple Store ahead of push into Latin America

While Apple’s growth, or lack thereof, in Greater China grabs headlines, work continues on a planned expansion into untapped markets like Mexico, where the company is poised to open its first retail store later this year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 17, 2016
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Politico using Apple Wallet to send breaking news push notifications to users regarding Brexit

Apple’s Wallet app has become a lot more useful since the launch of Apple Pay, but Politico has found another new purpose for the app that’s a little out of the ordinary. As noted by NiemanLab, Political Europe is using … Continue reading

November 10, 2015
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iPad Pro predicted to push tablet sales back up to 15% of Apple’s total revenue

While the iPad lineup has continued to shrink to a smaller portion of Apple’s total business, this week’s launch of the iPad Pro could reverse that trend, one analyst believes, predicting total iPad sales will account for 15 percent of … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
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iPhone app may push New York Powerball lottery jackpot to new record

If you want to play New York’s Powerball lottery without having to queue at a grocery store for a ticket, there’s now an app for that. Jackpot allows you to use your iPhone to buy tickets – and the developer says … Continue reading

July 7, 2015
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Apple’s push into automotive spurs race to cash in on car-as-device gold rush

Rumors of automotive product entries from Apple and Google are prompting carmakers to look beyond traditional toward revenue streams fueled by data, the first being a reported joint overture for Nokia’s HERE mapping service worth billions of dollars. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

May 8, 2015
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Apple to Push Paid Streaming Music Service With Free Trials and SoundCloud-Like Sharing

Ahead of the rumored debut of Apple’s upcoming streaming music service, Re/code has shared several details on the initiative, sourced from industry insiders. As we’ve learned previously, Apple will charge $9.99 per month for the service and will not offer … Continue reading