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May 10, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through ‘TV’ app, report says

Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through ‘TV’ app, report says

Perhaps offering a glimpse at Apple’s master plan for video, the company is reportedly planning to sell subscriptions to third-party services through its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 1, 2018
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Comments Off on Analyst says Apple may forego Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for new iPhones

Analyst says Apple may forego Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for new iPhones

Apple will probably stop bundling a Lightning-to-3.5 millimeter adapter with this fall’s new iPhones, according to a Barclays memo obtained by AppleInsider. The multinational bank also cut its price target for Apple stock from $ 168 to $ 157, citing … Continue reading

April 26, 2018
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Comments Off on Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) made the suggestion as it announced … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Comments Off on Latest watchOS beta warns users when opening watchOS 1 apps, says support will end soon

Latest watchOS beta warns users when opening watchOS 1 apps, says support will end soon

A message included in Apple’s first watchOS 4.3.1 beta warns users that older apps will no longer be supported in "future versions" of the operating system, suggesting support for software built with the watchOS 1.0 SDK could be deprecated with … Continue reading

March 22, 2018
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Comments Off on Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Earlier this week, Apple officially announced that it will open its new Japanese store in Tokyo’s retail district of Shinjuku on April 7th. Now, Angela Ahrendts is teasing that Apple has a lot more planned for Japan customers, with this store only … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple has two-year head start on Android in 3D sensing arms race, report says

Apple has two-year head start on Android in 3D sensing arms race, report says

Apple’s savvy supply chain acumen has afforded it a two-year lead in a mounting 3D sensing arms race the company sparked with the introduction of Face ID on iPhone X, as reports claim major suppliers will not have crucial parts … Continue reading

March 14, 2018
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Comments Off on Broadcom to formally abandon Qualcomm bid, report says

Broadcom to formally abandon Qualcomm bid, report says

After President Donald Trump issued an executive order blocking Broadcom’s proposed takeover of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm, the Singapore-based company will formally announce an end to acquisition efforts, a report said Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 13, 2018
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Comments Off on MoviePass CEO now says app never tracked user location

MoviePass CEO now says app never tracked user location

MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe appears to be backpedaling on recent comments that suggested the movie-a-day app continuously tracks users’ locations after they visit a theater, saying in a new interview that he was mistaken in what data his company gleans … Continue reading

March 12, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple to launch entry level 13.3-inch MacBook with Retina display in Q2, report says

Apple to launch entry level 13.3-inch MacBook with Retina display in Q2, report says

A report out of Asia on Sunday claims Apple is preparing a new entry level 13.3-inch MacBook offering that boasts a screen resolution comparable to a MacBook Pro, but comes with a price tag closer to that of a MacBook … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Comments Off on EU says it may withdraw court case if Ireland recovers full $16B from Apple

EU says it may withdraw court case if Ireland recovers full $16B from Apple

The European Commission is willing to withdraw its court case against the Irish government for failing to collect some $ 16 billion in back taxes from Apple — but only if the country collects the full amount, the E.U.’s Competition … Continue reading

February 21, 2018
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Comments Off on Telstra acknowledges widespread iMessage & FaceTime outage, says it’s working on a fix

Telstra acknowledges widespread iMessage & FaceTime outage, says it’s working on a fix

Telstra, one of the largest mobile carriers in Australia, is experiencing a widespread outage of iMessage and FaceTime services. Oddly enough, this outage only seems to affect Apple’s services, as everything else functions normally. The carrier has confirmed the outage … Continue reading

February 14, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple responds to HomePod ‘ring’ issue, says not unusual for ‘vibration-dampening silicone’ to leave marks

Apple responds to HomePod ‘ring’ issue, says not unusual for ‘vibration-dampening silicone’ to leave marks

Apple has issued a more direct response to customers experiencing issues with HomePod leaving white rings on certain wood surfaces in normal use. The response comes in an updated support article detailing how to clean and care for HomePod. Apple … Continue reading

February 14, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple’s wearables business nearly size of Fortune 300 company, CEO Tim Cook says

Apple’s wearables business nearly size of Fortune 300 company, CEO Tim Cook says

Apple CEO Tim Cook provided a bit of color on the company’s wearables business during Tuesday’s shareholders meeting, saying combined Apple Watch, AirPods and Beats headphones revenue is nearing that of a Fortune 300 company. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 10, 2018
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Comments Off on Sonos co-founder & former CEO praises HomePod sound quality, but says Spotify support needed

Sonos co-founder & former CEO praises HomePod sound quality, but says Spotify support needed

Apple’s HomePod is largely the company’s direct competitor to Sonos. To commemorate its newfound competition, Sonos yesterday released a custom Spotify playlist with a hidden message for Apple. Now, Sonos co-founder and former CEO John MacFarlane has taken to Twitter … Continue reading