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April 12, 2018
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Kuo: Apple losing AR lead to low-cost competitors, lack of software innovation to blame

Apple is frittering away its lead in the augmented reality space after setting a rapid pace with ARKit in iOS 11 and advanced hardware in iPhone and iPad, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who sees Chinese upstart Oppo gaining … Continue reading

April 4, 2018
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Grab these last-minute deals on tax software for Macs before the April 17 deadline

Tax Day 2018 falls on April 17 this year, and although taxpayers get a couple extra days to file 2017 returns, you’ll need the right tools to get the job done. AppleInsider is rounding up the best tax prep software … Continue reading

December 16, 2017
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Comments Off on Phil Schiller recounts Apple’s 2017, attributes recent software bugs to a ‘bad week’ in new interview

Phil Schiller recounts Apple’s 2017, attributes recent software bugs to a ‘bad week’ in new interview

After a pair of interviews earlier this month, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller recently sat down with The Telegraph to talk about his on Apple’s latest and greatest products in 2018, that really bad week for software bugs, and more… … Continue reading

December 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

Apple, a company that prides itself on customer experience, just had one of its worst customer-facing weeks in history, with a major security flaw on macOS High Sierra and a bug in iOS that rendered some iPhones essentially unusable. It … Continue reading

July 22, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: ‘Apple Car’ & ‘iPhone 9’ batteries, ‘iPhone 8’ leaks, Apple software updates & more

This week on AI: ‘Apple Car’ & ‘iPhone 9’ batteries, ‘iPhone 8’ leaks, Apple software updates & more

Batteries, oddly, ended up being a theme of Apple product rumors this week — including ones for the company’s possible electric car. The "iPhone 8" otherwise dominated headlines, with less than two months to go before an expected announcement. AppleInsider … Continue reading

June 8, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple opens up HomeKit development with software authentication & looser licensing

Apple opens up HomeKit development with software authentication & looser licensing

In a Wednesday session during the company’s ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced a pair of changes to HomeKit meant to encourage faster adoption of the smarthome platform. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 31, 2017
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Comments Off on WWDC roundup: Apple readies MacBook upgrades across the board, new software

WWDC roundup: Apple readies MacBook upgrades across the board, new software

We’re officially less than a week away from Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference. This year, the event is being held in San Jose, California at the McEnery Convention Center and will be home to a handful of different announcements. At WWDC, … Continue reading

April 13, 2017
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Comments Off on Amazon looks to continue Alexa’s growth with hardware & software dev kit

Amazon looks to continue Alexa’s growth with hardware & software dev kit

The high-performance far-field microphones found in Amazon Echo products may soon find their way to other hardware companies as Amazon has announced that the technology will be available to those who want to integrate into the Alexa Experience. more… Filed … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
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Logic Pros (101): Working with Audio Effects and Software Instrument Plug-ins

Now that we have a good understanding of the Workspace, recording basics, the various Channel Strip elements, as well as how to balance it all on the Mixer, this week on Logic Pros 101 it’s all about plug-ins. more… Filed … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
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Apple releases watchOS 3.1.3 software update for Apple Watch

Apple has released the watchOS 3.1.3 software update for all Apple Watch users. The release notes confirm that the update is focused on bug fixes and performance improvements as suggested by the version number. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

August 1, 2016
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Comments Off on Introducing the 9to5Mac Academy: Tech, business, and software improvement courses at great prices

Introducing the 9to5Mac Academy: Tech, business, and software improvement courses at great prices

We’re excited to announce the launch of the 9to5Mac Academy (academy.9to5mac.com). In addition to our all around Apple coverage, you’re now able to score a myriad of tech, business, and software and improvement courses at great prices… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

June 23, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple says it intentionally left the iOS 10 kernel unencrypted for better software optimization

Apple says it intentionally left the iOS 10 kernel unencrypted for better software optimization

Earlier today we reported that the kernel of the first developer preview of iOS 10 is unencrypted – a first for any iOS version. At the time, we weren’t entirely sure if Apple had deliberately done this or if was … Continue reading

April 27, 2016
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Comments Off on FBI tips Apple about security flaw in iOS and Mac software … but it had already been fixed with iOS 9

FBI tips Apple about security flaw in iOS and Mac software … but it had already been fixed with iOS 9

The FBI has decided it will not divulge the details of how it successfully hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone to Apple, having found a method at the last-minute just hours before going to court in late March. However, in an attempt … Continue reading

January 24, 2016
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Comments Off on This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple’s battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of … Continue reading

July 1, 2015
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Opinion: Apple Watch + Music show intuitive software should be top priority for Apple’s new VP of UI Design

Like many other people, I signed up for Apple Music yesterday because it was intriguing and free. Having skipped earlier subscription music services, I didn’t have Spotify playlists to worry about losing or importing, and I hadn’t experienced truly unlimited access to a … Continue reading