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July 4, 2019
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Comments Off on Almost all iCloud services down for some users including Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, more [U]

Almost all iCloud services down for some users including Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, more [U]

Apple is experiencing issues with most of its iCloud services today. Users are having trouble signing into iCloud and accessing their accounts, along with Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, and more seeing downtime. Apple Stores are also … Continue reading

June 27, 2019
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Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it’s easy to forget about the device’s fall detection feature as well. An 87-year-old woman in Maine is now crediting that feature with … Continue reading

May 4, 2019
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Editorial: The new Services – How will Apple Arcade’s exclusivity, privacy affect Android & Google Play?

Apple has built a very strong position in mobile gaming in its iOS App Store. With Apple Arcade, it is working to create a new pipeline of fun, original, attractive, exclusive games, without ads and where privacy is protected. How … Continue reading

May 4, 2019
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Apple Pay now accepted for some UK government services, wider rollout planned for 2019

The UK government is now accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay payments for select services through its gov.uk website, a change in policy that is expected to reach local governments and other institutions later this year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 9, 2019
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Comments Off on iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

One of Apple’s greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 19, 2019
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Comments Off on Analyst questions whether Apple’s 70/30 revenue split in the App Store could hurt Services growth

Analyst questions whether Apple’s 70/30 revenue split in the App Store could hurt Services growth

While Apple has been touting its ever-growing Services segment as the future of growth, one analyst has concerns. As reported by CNBC, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi has addressed concerns that the growing revolt against Apple’s 70/30 App Store revenue will hurt … Continue reading

January 9, 2019
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says new services coming this year, talks iPhone XR ‘flop,’ more

Coming off a bruising week spurred by a negative guidance revision, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Mad Money’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday to discuss a range of topics regarding the company’s health. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 28, 2018
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Comments Off on Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016. AppleInsider … Continue reading

July 15, 2018
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How to share workouts from Apple’s Activity app to other fitness services

While the Apple Watch Workout app is a really great app, you might be hesitant to use it to track your workouts if you have a long history with another ecosystem. I’ve been using Runkeeper since 2010, so I don’t … Continue reading

July 3, 2018
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Comparing the six major live TV streaming services for cord cutters

For all the appeal of services like Netflix and HBO Now, some people just can’t bear to part with live TV when they cut the cord. Here are the major options DirecTV Now, Playstation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live … Continue reading

July 3, 2018
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Google’s Gmail, other services let third parties read user emails, report says

Just over a year after promising to no longer scan user emails in Gmail for personalized ads, Google is allowing outside developers to do just that, a new report says. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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

February 16, 2018
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Comments Off on Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

The Apple-owned Shazam service has updated its app for the first time since the aquisition, and has added lyric syncing in real-time to a played song, better search results display, and an all-new track menu providing access to all the … Continue reading

November 28, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

Apple has started offering support through another form of social media, by setting up a YouTube channel dedicated to providing assistance for basic tasks its customers can perform on an iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider – Frontpage News