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July 14, 2017
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Deals: $100 off 2017 13″ MacBook Pros or $350-$450 off 2016 models; AirPods back in stock; 20% off select tech at eBay

Black Friday in July is still going strong with $ 100 off two new 13" MacBook Pros with function keys at Amazon. Or save $ 350 to $ 450 at Apple authorized resellers on closeout 2016 models with no tax … Continue reading

July 14, 2017
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Proposed Australian law forces tech companies to decrypt customer messages

The Australian government on Friday proposed a set of new cybersecurity measures that would compel technology companies like Apple to provide law enforcement agencies access to encrypted customer messages. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 9, 2017
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Tim Cook among CEOs attending Kushner-led tech summit later this month in DC

Apple has long been said to be involved with the new American Technology Council set forth by the Trump Administration, and now a new report from Bloomberg sheds more light on Apple’s role. The report notes that Tim Cook himself … Continue reading

May 29, 2017
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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

May 18, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook talks tech with accessibility advocates for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple CEO Tim Cook this week invited three accessibility advocates and bloggers to the company’s Cupertino, Calif., campus, for discussions on how Apple technology impacts their daily lives. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 27, 2017
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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 7, 2017
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Researchers develop new battery tech that can recharge in minutes & hold 3x the power

One common request for each year’s iPhone refresh is revolutionary new battery performance and a team from the University of Texas has developed a new battery technology that could one day change the game. The new battery technology claims to … Continue reading

February 14, 2017
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Apple patents screen tech capable of reading fingerprints without dedicated sensor

An Apple patent grant on Tuesday suggests the company is looking to leverage its LuxVue acquisition to integrate display technology capable of reading a user’s fingerprint without a dedicated sensor, a design feature rumored to see release with "iPhone 8." … Continue reading

February 13, 2017
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Comments Off on Australian banks eliminate fee demands, focus legal assault on opening up Apple Pay NFC tech

Australian banks eliminate fee demands, focus legal assault on opening up Apple Pay NFC tech

The four Australian banks at the core of the ongoing debate about opening up Apple Pay in the country have narrowed down their demands after being snubbed by the country’s competition regulator, and are now solely focusing on opening access … Continue reading

February 11, 2017
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Become Tech Savvy: iCloud Keychain and answering your common password management concerns

First time checking out the Tech Savvy series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning and checking out the series overview. Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Tech and Economy With Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Friday afternoon to discuss topics like technology and economy, reports BuzzFeed. Hatch, who is a member of the Judiciary Committee and leads the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, has … Continue reading

January 22, 2017
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Apple expected to replace Touch ID with two-step facial, fingerprint bio-recognition tech

Apple is developing advanced biometric security technologies, including facial recognition and optical fingerprint sensing designs, to replace the vaunted Touch ID module implemented in all iPhones and iPads since the release of iPhone 5s. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 4, 2017
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Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank’s ‘Vision Fund’ for tech business growth

Apple has confirmed its $ 1 billion investment in SoftBank’s $ 100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $ 50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses. AppleInsider – Frontpage News