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January 12, 2018
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Apple features subscription apps offering free trials in new App Store section

Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the company’s wider push toward subscription pricing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 11, 2018
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Hip-hop legend RZA set to lead Music Lab session at San Francisco Apple Store

Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA – one of the most acclaimed artists in hip-hop history – will host a free Music Lab session at Apple’s Union Square store in San Francisco later this month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 10, 2018
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macOS High Sierra App Store settings menu not effectively secured by user password

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 App Store settings can be unlocked with any password entered by an administrator account — but Apple appears to have already implemented a fix in the beta releases currently in testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 4, 2018
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Apple planning new Toronto store at Yonge & Bloor [u]

Apple appears to be working on a new street-level store in Toronto, Canada, based inside an 85-story condominium at the corner of Yonge and Bloor, not far from Queen’s Park and the Royal Ontario Museum. [Updated with corrected stats] AppleInsider … Continue reading

December 26, 2017
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Amazon Alexa and Google Home top App Store charts on Christmas Day, implies smart speakers were popular holiday gifts

The App Store charts always provide some interesting nuggets of information on Christmas Day and other big holidays as you can see the sudden influx of app downloads. This year, the Alexa app for Amazon Echo smart speakers topped App … Continue reading

December 18, 2017
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US Apple Online Store now offers next-day delivery on all iPhone X models

Well over a month since the phone’s debut, Apple appears to have finally caught up to the demand for the new iPhone X. All models in the US Apple Online Store are now listed as truly in stock; new iPhone … Continue reading

December 7, 2017
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Apple Store app updates lets iPhone buyers bypass carrier preauthorization

Apple updated its Apple Store app for iOS on Wednesday with a few feature additions, including the ability to bypass a pesky carrier preauthorization requirement when buying iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 6, 2017
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First look: Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV launches on tvOS App Store

Six months after being announced, Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV has debuted on the tvOS App Store, meaning subscribers will be able to view hits like "The Man in the High Castle," "The Big Sick," "Catastrophe," and "The Grand … Continue reading

December 4, 2017
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Apple’s Cook talks privacy, AI & App Store revenues at China’s World Internet Conference

Speaking on Sunday at the World Internet Conference — organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China — Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed a variety of topics, including sensitive ones that risked offending the pro-censorship Chinese government. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 13, 2017
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Apple launching first redesigned Apple Store in Australia on November 24

Apple has been slowly updating its Apple Stores around the world with the major new redesigns led by Jony Ive, during a redefining of the retail stores as ‘town squares’ by Angela Ahrendts. The new look will now make its … Continue reading

October 26, 2017
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How to preorder iPhone X with Apple’s battle-tested Apple Store app

Apple’s iPhone X is by far the most hotly anticipated device of 2017. With all signs pointing to a quick sellout of initial stock, prospective buyers will have to go into Friday’s preorder process with a game plan. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

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

September 27, 2017
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Comments Off on KGI: iPhone 8 sales in line with expectations, analysts overplay short Apple store lines

KGI: iPhone 8 sales in line with expectations, analysts overplay short Apple store lines

Sales of Apple’s iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are off to a solid start despite claims from analysts and media citing a lower than usual turnout at Apple store locations as evidence of decreased interest in the new smartphone lineup. … Continue reading