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September 15, 2017
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New App Store guidelines crack down on iOS ‘virus scanners’, require alternatives to Face ID for under 13’s

Apple has updated its developer app review guidelines for the iPhone and iPad App Store this week with new clauses addressing the appropriate usage of Face ID, ARKit and more. Apple says that ARKit apps must provide a rich experience; … Continue reading

May 18, 2017
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‘Fair Repair Act’ proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

A bill currently on the table which would require electronics companies to sell replacement parts and service tools to the general public is being challenged by a lobbyist group being funded by Apple. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 12, 2017
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Hulu signs A+E Networks to its streaming TV service launching this spring for under $40/mo

Hulu has announced that it has signed on A+E Networks to its upcoming live streaming TV service. Hulu made the announcement in a press release, saying that the network joins the ever-growing package of 40 live channels set to launch this … Continue reading

November 11, 2016
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Safari running under macOS Sierra hacked at PWNFEST, giving root access

Security conference organizer Vangelis has tweeted that a joint team of Pangu and JH hackers have successfully claimed the maximum $ 100,000 prize on offer at the PWNFEST event for finding a Safari exploit that gave them root access on … Continue reading

September 8, 2016
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Everything Apple Announced at Today’s iPhone 7 Event in Under Five Minutes

Apple today hosted a jam-packed media event that saw the debut of its new fall products, including the iPhone 7, the iPhone 7 Plus, the Apple Watch Series 2, new AirPods, and new Beats headphones. It took Apple two hours … Continue reading

August 24, 2016
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Apple Music’s Reliance on Exclusives Coming Under Fire From Labels and Critics

In the wake of the much-anticipated launch of Frank Ocean’s new album “Blonde,” Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge has sent out an email to UMG executives, saying that the company is prohibiting the practice of exclusive music streaming moving … Continue reading

January 11, 2016
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iPhone 7 May Ship With Lightning-Connected EarPods, New Wireless Earphones Also Under Development

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 is rumored to feature a thinner body with no headphone jack, with Apple instead planning to rely on the Lightning port and Bluetooth as ways to connect headphones to the device. It was not clear if … Continue reading

December 25, 2015
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9to5Toys Christmas bailout: last-minute deals on Apple products and email gift cards (in time to get under the tree)

You blew it. It’s Christmas Eve and you didn’t get your friend/colleague/ loved one a present. Don’t worry, the 9to5Toys team has put together some last second options which will get you some great gifts and still save you some … Continue reading

November 29, 2015
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Shopping on a budget: iPads & Apple Watches under $300, MacBooks and iMacs under $1000, and Gifts under $100

Don’t see the need for a pricey iPad when you can grab one for $ 199 or $ 250? Looking to spend less than $ 800 for a 2015 MacBook? Have you been waiting for Apple Watch prices to fall? … Continue reading

August 30, 2015
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Apple TV 4 coming in October for under $200, Apple TV 3 stays & gets new streaming service

Rough mockup of fourth Apple TV vs. third Apple TV by Michael Steeber With the official debut of the next-generation Apple TV less than two weeks away, sources have provided additional details on Apple’s pricing, availability, and product lineup plans for its set-top devices. … Continue reading

August 23, 2015
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This week on AppleInsider: ‘iPhone 6s’ dates, Apple Music numbers, Apple down under & more

With the summer coming to a close, news also seemed to pick up this week — encompassing some large legal and financial developments for Apple, and all but spelling out plans to launch new iPhones next month. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

August 20, 2015
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Review: iHome’s Siri-controlled SmartPlug lets you try Apple’s HomeKit platform for under $40

Smart plugs aren’t exactly new. Belkin has its WeMo platform of connected home devices including its Wi-Fi-enabled ‘Insight Switch’, an iPhone app-controlled outlet, and others have similar competing products. But iHome’s new SmartPlug is one of the first arriving for … Continue reading

June 10, 2015
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Apple, record labels under scrutiny for collusion in New York and Connecticut

Attorneys general in New York and Connecticut are conducting a joint antitrust investigation concerning Apple’s negotiations with record labels over its new Apple Music streaming service. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 6, 2015
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Apple again said to be under federal investigation over upcoming streaming music service

Following a report yesterday claiming that Apple was being investigated by the Department of Justice over anti-competitive practices surrounding the launch of its rebranded Beats streaming music service, Bloomberg this evening now corroborates that report. Bloomberg says that the Federal … Continue reading