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August 17, 2019
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IKEA HomeKit blinds unboxing shows off rechargeable battery and more ahead of expected US launch this month

IKEA’s highly anticipated HomeKit blinds are expected to launch sometime this month or next in the US and they’ve just become available in the retailer’s home country of Sweden as well as other European countries. With the launch of the … Continue reading

August 7, 2019
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Apple Watch continues domination of smartwatch industry, new Strategy Analytics data shows

Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch industry, according to new data. During the second quarter of 2019, Strategy Analytics estimates that Apple shipped 5.7 million Apple Watches worldwide. more… The post Apple Watch continues domination of smartwatch industry, new … Continue reading

June 8, 2019
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iOS 13 now shows a map of where apps have been tracking you when requesting permission

Apple continued its strong focus on privacy with the announcement of iOS 13 this week. The update includes several new privacy features, including a more detailed view of how apps have been using your location in the background. more… The … Continue reading

February 5, 2019
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Comments Off on Apple filing shows company plans to pay for iPhone throttling lawsuits

Apple filing shows company plans to pay for iPhone throttling lawsuits

Last year, Apple was hit with dozens of lawsuits over its performance management features in iOS. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Committee last week, Apple said that it is setting aside the money necessary to resolve these … Continue reading

December 6, 2018
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Comments Off on Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with 100,000 episodes from 100 shows

Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with 100,000 episodes from 100 shows

Pandora has officially launched its podcasts platform today after running a beta on iOS and Android for about three weeks. Podcasts on Pandora is now available for all users and to start includes “hundreds of podcasts with over 100,000 episodes … Continue reading

November 29, 2018
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Comments Off on Study shows Apple Watch health insurance deals yield substantial increase in exercise

Study shows Apple Watch health insurance deals yield substantial increase in exercise

Over the last year, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of health insurance providers offering Apple Watch-based incentives to clients. One of those providers is Vitality Insurance, which recently conducted a study on how much offering tangible rewards can … Continue reading

November 22, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple TV grows in popularity and passes more affordable Google & Roku options, data shows

Apple TV grows in popularity and passes more affordable Google & Roku options, data shows

As holiday shopping starts to get into full swing, data firm Thinknum is out today with an interesting look at how the Apple TV 4K has soared in popularity over recent weeks. According to Thinknum’s data, which is based on … Continue reading

November 16, 2018
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Durability test shows iPad Pro can be bent in half with relatively little force [Video]

A new video from the JerryRigEverything channel tested the durability of the new iPad Pro hardware, subjecting Apple’s newest tablets to scratches, burns, and bending … more… The post Durability test shows iPad Pro can be bent in half with relatively … Continue reading

November 12, 2018
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Comments Off on Broadway shows turning to iPads to simplify production & cut down on waste

Broadway shows turning to iPads to simplify production & cut down on waste

Lagging behind some other industries, stage shows on New York City’s Broadway and elsewhere are finally beginning to turn to tablets — specifically the iPad — to replace giant stacks of paper. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 28, 2018
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Exclusive: Icon found in iOS shows new iPad Pro with no home button, rounded corners, more

We’ve seen a similar icon before, back on the fifth beta of iOS 12. That icon showed an iPad with no home button, rounded corners and no notch, but it was a small icon designed to be used in the … Continue reading

October 1, 2018
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Latest Pew data shows smartphone ownership at 99%, decline in laptop/desktop category

The Pew Research Center is out this weekend with its latest look at internet and social media use, and device ownership, in the United States. The data shows that use and ownership is flat compared to a similar 2016 study, … Continue reading

September 21, 2018
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Potential UPS website error shows iPhone XS delivery dates pushed to Monday, causes alarm for early buyers

This isn’t the news you want to see if you ordered your iPhone XS at 12:01 AM PST and expected to have it arrive Friday. A number of new iPhone shipments processed through UPS are showing delivery dates pushed back … Continue reading

September 6, 2018
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Comments Off on More users than ever are deleting the Facebook app & taking lengthy breaks, new survey shows

More users than ever are deleting the Facebook app & taking lengthy breaks, new survey shows

Facebook’s struggles with data misuse aren’t slipping by its users, at least according to new data from Pew Research Center. That data shows that some 42 percent of surveyed Facebook users have taken a “several weeks or more” long break … Continue reading

July 17, 2018
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Comments Off on Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers

Complete 2018 MacBook Pro teardown shows off six-cell battery, bigger speakers

Finishing up its teardown of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit on Monday noted that the computer has bigger battery and speaker components, which appear to have come without an increase in overall weight. AppleInsider – Frontpage News