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November 8, 2017
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Snapchat says ‘disruptive’ redesign coming soon as it acknowledges the app is hard to use

Snap Inc. today announced its Q3 2017 earnings, missing big compared to Wall Street expectations. The company added just 4.5 million new users during the quarter, compared to expectations of 8 million. The company’s ad rates also took a nose … Continue reading

October 29, 2017
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Apple says ‘working hard’ to get iPhone X orders to iPhone Upgrade Program customers after Citizens One snafu

Apple this weekend is contacting iPhone Upgrade Program customers who stayed up, or woke up, to order an iPhone X early Friday only to find the company’s financial partner, Citizens One, was unable to process loan applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

October 28, 2017
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Comments Off on Best Buy charging a $100 premium on full iPhone X price, says customers ‘want this flexibility’

Best Buy charging a $100 premium on full iPhone X price, says customers ‘want this flexibility’

In the lead up to iPhone X preorders today you may have noticed that Best Buy’s website was showing the full price cost of both iPhone X models $ 100 above the retail price. I also noticed it last week … Continue reading

October 11, 2017
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Comments Off on iPhone X took over two years to develop, marks new chapter in iPhone design, says Jony Ive

iPhone X took over two years to develop, marks new chapter in iPhone design, says Jony Ive

In a brief interview with Japanese design magazine Casa Brutus, Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive dropped a few interesting tidbits about the development, future technological implications and public reception of iPhone X. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 6, 2017
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Apple says ‘intermittent issues’ with many cloud services, inc Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes Store, App Store

Apple’s system status page is displaying problems with a significant number of cloud services. At the time of writing, it is showing ‘intermittent issues’ for ‘some users’ for the following services: App Store Apple Music Apple TV iTunes in the … Continue reading

October 1, 2017
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Comments Off on Court says the FBI will be allowed to keep San Bernardino iPhone unlocking details a secret

Court says the FBI will be allowed to keep San Bernardino iPhone unlocking details a secret

As detailed in a new report from ZDNet, the FBI will not be required to disclose how it unlocked the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone early last year. The decision comes after several major news organizations filed a Freedom of Information … Continue reading

September 28, 2017
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Apple Music hits 30M paid subscribers, but the service isn’t good enough, says Jimmy Iovine

Apple Music continues to grow, Billboard reporting that it has now hit 30M paid subscribers – up from 27M in June. But Jimmy Iovine, who heads up the service, thinks what Apple is offering to subscribers isn’t yet good enough. I … Continue reading

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