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June 7, 2019
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Powerbeats Pro teardown reveals slightly better repairability than AirPods [Video]

Apple’s new Powerbeats Pro are the first truly wireless Beats-branded earbuds to hit the market. Several weeks after their release, the folks at iFixit have given the Powerbeats Pro the teardown treatment, noting that repairs will be difficult if not … Continue reading

September 26, 2018
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Apple Watch Series 4 has smaller batteries than Series 3, official specs show

An official spec sheet shows that despite what was claimed in a third-party teardown this week, the Series 4 has slightly reduced battery capacity versus the Series 3, even if it doesn’t appear to affect running time. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 6, 2018
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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 28, 2018
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Review: The 2018 i7 15-inch MacBook Pro is much more than a spec bump

Looking at the outside of the computer, it is very easy to think that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Core i7 processor is unchanged from last year’s model. However, there are a surprising amount of improvements beyond just a … Continue reading

July 12, 2018
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Timehop says more user data was comprised in data breach than initially thought

Timehop today is providing additional information on the data breach it first revealed yesterday. According to TechCrunch, Timehop has discovered that the breach included more user data than it initially thought… more… 9to5Mac

July 3, 2018
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More than 75% of Nintendo’s $60M Super Mario Run global revenues came from iOS

Nintendo’s mobile "Run" adaptation of its Super Mario franchise was introduced with great fanfare at the introduction of iPhone 7 in September 2016. It has since reached $ 60 million in revenue globally, but more than three quarters of that … Continue reading

June 28, 2018
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Comments Off on AT&T more than doubles ‘administration fee’ on post-paid phones, tablets and smartwatches

AT&T more than doubles ‘administration fee’ on post-paid phones, tablets and smartwatches

AT&T could add some $ 970 million to its annual revenue by increasing from 76 cents to nearly $ 2 an "administrative fee" that shows up as a line item buried deep in customers’ monthly bills. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 20, 2018
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FT: Apple ramping self-driving car testing, more CA permits than Tesla and Uber

Apple doesn’t appear to be slowing down on its mysterious self-driving car technology testing. As noted in a new report on Uber’s fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle, the Financial Times includes new data on how many self-driving cars Apple may be … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
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SquareTrade claims Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ at lower risk of cracking than iPhone X

Device insurance provider SquareTrade recently ran its usual barrage of stress tests on Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets, saying that while the phones are more durable than Apple’s iPhone X, they still crack when dropped. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 26, 2018
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‘Sticky’ iPhone caused Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to buy more AAPL than anything else in 2017

The "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett continues his recent run of buying massive amounts of Apple stock, with Berkshire Hathaway having only one stock with more value in total. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 15, 2018
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Estimates peg HomePod build cost at $216, Apple’s margin smaller than competitors

According to the latest research from TechInsights, Apple is shelling out $ 216 to build HomePod, meaning margins from the tech giant’s first smart speaker are much slimmer than those of its flagship iPhone line. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 4, 2018
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FCC chairman Ajit Pai bails on CES appearance rather than face constituents

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is slated to begin next week in Las Vegas, but one notable speaker has just pulled out of the event. The Consumer Technology Association announced today that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will not be in … Continue reading

January 1, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple 2017 year in review: iPad gets cheaper than ever, more expensive than ever with new options

Apple 2017 year in review: iPad gets cheaper than ever, more expensive than ever with new options

Apple’s iPad lineup got bigger and more expensive than ever in 2017, with the introduction of new high-end Pro models. But the company also pivoted and introduced a budget-priced 9.7-inch model that marks the most affordable entry price for an … Continue reading