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September 8, 2017
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Yet another report says the iPhone 8 will ship later than the iPhone 7s

Apple is slated to unveil three new iPhone models next week, including two iterative models and an all-new high-end iPhone 8 (or iPhone Edition). TechCrunch, however, reports that the iPhone 8 won’t actually ship to consumers until later this year, … Continue reading

August 31, 2017
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Comments Off on Tim Cook pens employee email in wake of Hurricane Harvey, says Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts

Tim Cook pens employee email in wake of Hurricane Harvey, says Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts

Apple CEO Tim Cook this week penned a company-wide email in wake of Hurricane Harvey. In the email, obtained by BuzzFeed, Cook said that “the storm’s impact is felt by all of us” as Texas is home to some 8,700 … Continue reading

August 24, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple confirms $1.3B Iowa data center, says operations will start in 2020

Apple confirms $1.3B Iowa data center, says operations will start in 2020

As anticipated, Apple on Thursday confirmed plans to build a new data center in Waukee, Iowa, which it says will cost $ 1.3 billion, plus up to $ 100 million more for a "Public Improvement Fund." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Snapchat VP says more scripted content should arrive on the platform this year

Snapchat VP says more scripted content should arrive on the platform this year

The effort and innovation of social media services over the last year has been steadily ramping up. Snapchat in particular has been copied by Instagram and Facebook in several different instances as the competition heats up. Now, it looks like Snapchat is going to … Continue reading

August 19, 2017
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Comments Off on Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in ‘iPhone 8’

Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in ‘iPhone 8’

Accessory maker Nodus believes Apple will abandon Touch ID fingerprint technology when it releases "iPhone 8," information the case maker gathered from supply chain sources as it worked on designs for the forthcoming handset. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

Irish finance minister decries EU’s demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it’s not Ireland’s job

In a German interview this week, Ireland’s finance minister attacked the European Commission’s ruling calling for the collection of $ 15 billion in back taxes (plus interest) from Apple, saying it was both unjustified and outside Ireland’s responsibility. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
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Comments Off on Tim Cook says ‘hate is a cancer’ & promises $2M donation in company email following Charlottesville tragedy

Tim Cook says ‘hate is a cancer’ & promises $2M donation in company email following Charlottesville tragedy

Following the company’s decision to block Apple Pay on websites promoting white supremacy and hate groups, Apple CEO Tim Cook this evening sent a mass email to all Apple employees to discuss the tragedy in Charlottesville that occurred over the weekend. … Continue reading

August 14, 2017
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Comments Off on Sketchy report says copper gold iPhone 8 may be called ‘Blush Gold’

Sketchy report says copper gold iPhone 8 may be called ‘Blush Gold’

It was reported last week that the iPhone 8 will come in a new copper gold color shade, alongside white and black. Now, a post on Chinese social sharing site Weibo claims Apple’s name for the color will be “Blush … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
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Comments Off on New report says Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ already in mass production, despite recent claims

New report says Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ already in mass production, despite recent claims

Apple’s assembly partners are already working full-tilt on three new iPhones for this fall, acccording to one report, differing from a recent claim that the "iPhone 8" won’t enter mass production until mid-September. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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

August 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead of the holiday season.” Park made the announcement in Fitbit’s … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Comments Off on As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As the legal saga between the two continues, Qualcomm is firing back after a host of tech companies came out in support of Apple last week. The chip maker is accusing the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a group that consists … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple marketing chief says reaction to ARKit is ‘unbelievable’ & talks machine learning in new interview

Apple marketing chief says reaction to ARKit is ‘unbelievable’ & talks machine learning in new interview

One of the biggest announcements earlier this month at WWDC was the introduction of ARKit, Apple’s framework for helping developers build augmented and mixed reality experiences. In an interview with The Australian Business Review, Apple’s vice president of product marketing … Continue reading

June 20, 2017
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Comments Off on Ring ships Apple-compatible Video Doorbell 2, says HomeKit coming to other accessories

Ring ships Apple-compatible Video Doorbell 2, says HomeKit coming to other accessories

Ring on Monday launched the Video Doorbell 2, a Mac-, iPhone-, and iPad-compatible smarthome accessory that makes several key upgrades over its predecessor. AppleInsider – Frontpage News