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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

November 3, 2017
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Reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers

We’re hearing reports that Apple Stores may have more iPhone X stock than expected for walk-in customers. One of our own store contacts said that those in the queue at store opening looked set to get one, while an unconfirmed … Continue reading

September 8, 2017
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Yet another report says the iPhone 8 will ship later than the iPhone 7s

Apple is slated to unveil three new iPhone models next week, including two iterative models and an all-new high-end iPhone 8 (or iPhone Edition). TechCrunch, however, reports that the iPhone 8 won’t actually ship to consumers until later this year, … Continue reading

August 29, 2017
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Tim Cook offloads more than $43 million in AAPL stock

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sold some $ 43 million worth of Apple stock according to filings made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Cook sold 268,623 restricted stock units, some of which were performance based and others … Continue reading

August 15, 2017
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PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but there is a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

July 4, 2017
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Apple share prices appear to more than double due to reporting glitch [u]

A problem traced back to the mishandling of daily Nasdaq test data caused the reported share prices of Apple, Google, Microsoft and a handful of other technology sector stocks to fluctuate wildly on multiple financial websites after trading ended on … Continue reading

April 29, 2017
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Two San Diego Apple Stores robbed in less than an hour, thieves take $20k in product

Apple Stores around the world are often targets of robberies and now we’re seeing yet another example of that. According to a report from local news outlet 10 News, two Apple Stores in San Diego were robbed in less than an hour… more… … Continue reading

March 16, 2017
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Apple’s U.S. forestry programs generated more than 13,000 metric tons of wood in 2016, created jobs

Two years after Apple partnered with The Conservation Fund to protect more than 36,000 acres of vulnerable forestland in Maine and North Carolina, the ambitious project is showing returns, with more than 13,000 metric tons of wood harvested between the … Continue reading

February 20, 2017
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Report: Apple shifting its ad focus to regional & digital efforts rather than global campaigns

According to a recent report from Adweek, Apple is in the process of streamlining its global marketing efforts. The report explains that Apple has restructured its relationship with ad agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab to put a stronger emphasis on digital and regional … Continue reading