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August 7, 2018
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Consumer Reports finds Apple Pay Cash to be the best P2P payment platform

Consumer Reports today published its first-ever breakdown of the best peer-to-peer mobile payment platforms. Comparing Venmo, Square Cash, Facebook Messenger, Zelle, and Apple Pay Cash, the tests found that Apple’s offering scored “significantly higher” than competitors… more… 9to5Mac

April 26, 2018
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Samsung reports weak demand for OLED displays used in iPhone X

Samsung Electronics reported positive quarterly profits on Wednesday, its fourth consecutive period of massive record gains, but warned of slow growth due to weaker than expected demand for smartphone OLED panels like those supplied to Apple for iPhone X. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 3, 2018
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After three reports of employees walking into glass walls, Apple Park now has stickers to help prevent further injuries

After Cupertino building official Albert Salvador visited Apple Park last year, he was concerned about employees running into the glass walls that were placed all around the campus as the cafeteria’s doors were indistinguishable from the glass walls, as we reported … Continue reading

November 3, 2017
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Reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers

We’re hearing reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers. One of our own store contacts said that those in the queue at store opening looked set to get one, while an unconfirmed … Continue reading

June 17, 2017
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This week’s top stories: 10.5-inch iPad Pro reviews, benchmarks and our hands-on video, iPhone 8 reports, iOS 11 & HomeKit, & more

In this week’s top stories: The verdict on Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro as reviews arrive, the latest iPhone 8 reports, hands-on with some new iOS 11 features, and much more. more… 9to5Mac

June 14, 2017
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Consumer Reports: Galaxy S8 bests iPhone 7 despite ‘awkwardly placed’ rear fingerprint sensor & more

Consumer Reports today is out with its latest smartphone ratings, highlighting recent releases from Samsung. The iPhone 7 is also in the mix, even though it’s nearing 9 months on the market at this point. Given the iPhone 7’s age, … Continue reading

April 16, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: Our WWDC wish lists, iPhone 8 reports, Nvidia’s Pascal GPU drivers, modular Mac Pro possibilities & more

This week’s top stories: Our WWDC wish lists, iPhone 8 reports, Nvidia’s Pascal GPU drivers, modular Mac Pro possibilities & more

In this week’s top stories: Our WWDC wish lists for iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11, the latest iPhone 8 reports, Nvidia’s Pascal GPU drivers for Mac, modular Mac Pro possibilities, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple … Continue reading

April 2, 2017
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: What’s new in iOS 10.3?, iPhone 8 reports, our $329 iPad review, macOS 10.12.4 & more

This week’s top stories: What’s new in iOS 10.3?, iPhone 8 reports, our $329 iPad review, macOS 10.12.4 & more

In this week’s top stories: iOS 10.3 w/ Find My AirPods & Apple File System, iPhone 8 reports, macOS 10.12.4 with Night Shift, our $ 329 iPad review, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

March 3, 2017
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After contradicting reports, do you think the iPhone 8 will feature USB-C or Lightning connectivity? [Poll]

Over the past few days, we’ve heard two conflicting reports regarding what sort of connection the upcoming iPhone 8 will feature. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that the upcoming iPhone will feature USB-C, with Apple shifting away from Lightning. … Continue reading

December 25, 2016
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Apple working with Consumer Reports to understand MacBook Pro battery results and 1st ‘do not recommend’ rating

Consumer Reports yesterday dropped a bombshell on Apple, making the new MacBook Pro the first MacBook ever to not receive the publication’s recommendation. As for its reasoning, Consumer Reports explained that the inconsistent, yet sometimes impressive, battery life was too big of … Continue reading

December 24, 2016
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This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ AirPods, iPhone 8 OLED reports, Tim Cook on future Mac desktops, holiday app sale, more

In this week’s top stories: Hands-on with Apple’s AirPods as they begin arriving to customers, more iPhone 8 reports, Tim Cook on the future of Mac desktops, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

December 24, 2016
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Phil Schiller: Apple Working With Consumer Reports to Understand MacBook Pro Battery Test

Yesterday Consumer Reports revealed that Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro became the first MacBook to fail to achieve a recommendation due to inconsistent battery life. Apple SVP Phil Schiller today tweeted that the Cupertino company is working with Consumer Reports to … Continue reading

December 3, 2016
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ AT&T’s DirecTV Now, iPhone 8 & 10.9-inch iPad reports, iPhone 6s battery replacements, more

This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ AT&T’s DirecTV Now, iPhone 8 & 10.9-inch iPad reports, iPhone 6s battery replacements, more

In this week’s top stories: We go hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service, more iPhone 8 reports arrive alongside news of an upcoming iPad refresh, we show you how to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for a battery replacement, and much … Continue reading

November 14, 2016
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Comments Off on This week’s top stories: Early MacBook Pro reviews, a possible AirPods release date, iOS 10.2 beta 2, iPhone 8 reports, & more

This week’s top stories: Early MacBook Pro reviews, a possible AirPods release date, iOS 10.2 beta 2, iPhone 8 reports, & more

In this week’s top stories: Early MacBook Pro reviews roll in as Apple starts shipping the device to customers, a possible AirPods release date emerges, iOS 10.2 beta 2, iPhone 8 rumors, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

September 20, 2016
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Consumer Reports says there isn’t much difference between iPhone 7’s camera and iPhone 6s, what do you think? [Poll]

Apple made a big deal about the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cameras, but since the announcement of the devices there’s been debate about just how much better the cameras actually are. Our own Jeff Bejanmin has noted … Continue reading