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September 3, 2019
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Comments Off on iPhone XR update boasts faster 6-core processor and 4G RAM, alleged benchmark suggests

iPhone XR update boasts faster 6-core processor and 4G RAM, alleged benchmark suggests

Benchmark scores logged with Primate Labs’ online Geekbench 4 tool detail a heretofore unknown iPhone model equipped with an unidentified six-core ARM processor boasting 4GB of RAM, specifications that match rumors of an anticipated 2019 iPhone XR follow-up. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 3, 2019
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Comments Off on iOS 13 beta 3 suggests new wired method for transferring data between devices

iOS 13 beta 3 suggests new wired method for transferring data between devices

Earlier today, Apple released the third developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina. While new betas are usually focused mostly on performance improvements and bug fixes, it’s not uncommon for new features to … Continue reading

April 7, 2019
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Comments Off on Apple executive Andreas Gal suggests he was detained at border for voicing political views

Apple executive Andreas Gal suggests he was detained at border for voicing political views

Apple employee and former Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal recounted a November run-in with U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in an interview published Friday, saying he might have been singled out because of his political leanings. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 5, 2018
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Comments Off on Evernote cuts price of its Premium membership as report suggests it’s in a ‘death spiral’

Evernote cuts price of its Premium membership as report suggests it’s in a ‘death spiral’

Evernote has slashed the price of its Premium membership as a new report indicates the company is struggling financially and facing leadership departures. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Evernote has lost its CTO, CFO, CPO, and HR head … Continue reading

May 25, 2018
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Comments Off on Gruber suggests Mac App Store to get iOS 11-style redesign in macOS 10.14

Gruber suggests Mac App Store to get iOS 11-style redesign in macOS 10.14

With iOS 11 last year, Apple introduced a completely redesigned App Store with a heavy focus on human curation. The redesign has purportedly had a dramatic affect on app discovery and download numbers, and now Apple could be planning to … Continue reading

April 4, 2018
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Comments Off on AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way

AirPort Express showing up in iOS 11.4 Home app, suggests AirPlay 2 speaker support on the way

With the return of AirPlay 2 in iOS 11.4, it appears that Apple still has some tricks up its sleeve. Readers and Redditors are reporting that the AirPort Express (the ‘latest’ model released in 2012) is showing up as a … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
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Comments Off on Trend line suggests Apple Watch could be on track to overtake entire Swiss watch industry

Trend line suggests Apple Watch could be on track to overtake entire Swiss watch industry

Comparing recent Canalys data with that of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry numbers indicates that the Apple Watch achieved a new first in the holiday quarter: shipments of the smartwatch exceeding exports for the entire Swiss watch industry … Continue reading

December 12, 2017
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Comments Off on Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Bank documentation suggests Apple Pay launch in Brazil is near

Rumors of Apple Pay’s launch in Brazil have been circulating for the last year, but it looks as if we might be nearing a launch. iHelp BR reports that some Itaú Unibanco customers have started seeing early signs of the … Continue reading

December 8, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple supplier Finisar to scale VCSEL production, suggests Face ID coming to all iPhones in 2018

Apple supplier Finisar to scale VCSEL production, suggests Face ID coming to all iPhones in 2018

Apple’s second largest supplier of vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays, Finisar, announced the acquisition of a 700,000-square foot plant on Thursday, a move that suggests TrueDepth and Face ID are coming to all iPhones in 2018. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

September 5, 2017
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Comments Off on UBS suggests iPhone 8 will start at $900, have only two tiers and max out at $1000

UBS suggests iPhone 8 will start at $900, have only two tiers and max out at $1000

The consensus view on the iPhone 8/Edition is that it will be available in three storage tiers, with pricing starting at $ 999. Reports to date have suggested a 64GB model at $ 999, a 256GB one at $ 1099 … Continue reading

August 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Code suggests ‘iPhone 8’ virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

Code suggests ‘iPhone 8’ virtual home button area resizable, can be hidden

A deep dive into recently released HomePod firmware reveals a few bits of information regarding the operation of Apple’s "iPhone 8" virtual home button, specifically in relation to app and user interactions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 29, 2017
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Comments Off on Steve Wozniak suggests Tesla, not Apple, will create the next successful tech moonshot

Steve Wozniak suggests Tesla, not Apple, will create the next successful tech moonshot

Apple may not be the source of the next major technological moonshot, according to Steve Wozniak, with the Apple co-founder suggesting electric car producer Tesla is in the "best direction" to come up with the next big thing in tech, … Continue reading

April 27, 2017
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Comments Off on More detailed alleged iPhone 8 schematic surfaces, suggests wireless charging will be based on Qi tech

More detailed alleged iPhone 8 schematic surfaces, suggests wireless charging will be based on Qi tech

Although there are still many doubts about the iPhone 8 rumored design, mocked up above, a new schematic has surfaced on Weibo today. This drawing (embedded after the break below) is a more detailed version of what we saw yesterday and includes label annotations for … Continue reading

March 12, 2017
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Comments Off on Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Analyst predicts weak demand for Samsung Galaxy S8, suggests focusing on Apple OLED ‘iPhone 8’

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in on the imminent Galaxy S8 release, and is predicting a significant drop in sales when compared to the Galaxy S7 to date because of a lack of selling points, and an attractive … Continue reading

October 28, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple suggests that it has permanently exited the stand-alone monitor business

Apple suggests that it has permanently exited the stand-alone monitor business

The now-discontinued Thunderbolt display appears to be Apple’s last external monitor, as remarks made to the press suggest that the company is exiting that market segment. AppleInsider – Frontpage News