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April 14, 2019
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Editorial: How AirPods and Shortcuts shifted Apple’s Siri story and blunted Amazon’s Alexa Echo threat

Two years ago there was no shortage of media coverage imagining that Apple’s entire hardware business was about to be eclipsed by a new voice-first world where Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant and perhaps even Microsoft Cortana would shift consumer and … Continue reading

February 9, 2019
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iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

One of Apple’s greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 23, 2018
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FBI reportedly inflated statistics on encrypted cellphone threat

The FBI has for months bemoaned the threat encrypted cellphones pose to ongoing investigations, saying investigators were locked out of some 7,800 devices last year. A new report, however, claims the agency’s figures are grossly inflated. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 14, 2018
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PSA: Hawaii officials confirm ‘ballistic missile threat’ emergency alert sent to iPhones was false alarm

People in Hawaii woke up to a terrifying emergency alert sent to iPhones and other devices that officials now say was sent in error. more… 9to5Mac

April 5, 2017
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Why Apple’s new GPU efforts are a major disruptive threat to Nvidia

Apple’s plan to decisively migrate iOS to its own internally-developed GPU within the next two years obviously shocked Imagination Technologies, its current supplier of PowerVR graphics technology. It should also rattle Nvidia. Here’s why. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 24, 2016
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This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple’s battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of … Continue reading