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February 24, 2018
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Apple Pay Cash shows up in Messages app for users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain

Apple Pay Cash is showing up in the Messages app for certain iOS users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain, suggesting an international rollout of Apple’s peer-to-peer money transfer service is in the offing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 16, 2018
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Apple urges users to send money to friends with Apple Pay Cash, upgrade to iOS 11.2

Apple on Thursday sent an email blast to iCloud users and customers on record advertising the ability to send money to friends using Apple Pay Cash, the company’s peer-to-peer money transfer service that was introduced in December. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 8, 2018
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MacUpdate served up Mac cryptominer to unsuspecting users in Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper downloads on Feb. 1

Download aggregator MacUpdate briefly linked to three malicious applications masquerading as legitimate downloads for Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper, that not only install the apps, but also deposit a cryptocurrency miner on downloader’s systems. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 4, 2018
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Growing number of iPhone X users unable to accept calls, Apple investigating

The Financial Times today highlights an issue purportedly plaguing a growing number of iPhone X users. The report explains that some users are unable to answer phone calls with their iPhone X because the display does not wake up while … Continue reading

January 20, 2018
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Along with Facebook announcing the first major changes to its News Feed, the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness as it prioritizes information. Rather than determining news source trustworthiness itself, Facebook will let users decide. more… … Continue reading

January 11, 2018
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Apple servers currently signing older iOS updates, users able to downgrade from iOS 11

Update: Party’s over! Older OS versions are no longer being signed once more. As suspected, it was an accidental change and has been reverted. Original story below … Apple is currently signing iOS 10 version updates for many devices including … Continue reading

January 1, 2018
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 users reportedly unable to recharge completely flat battery

Samsung’s Note line of smartphones is continuing to have battery-related issues, with reports of owners discovering their Note 8 fails to recharge at all once the power level for the battery hits zero percent, a problem the South Korean electronics … Continue reading

December 3, 2017
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Review: CalDigit 2TB Tuff USB-C hard drive a solid choice for mobile MacBook Pro users

There’s no reason for MacBook or MacBook Pro users with USB-C to rely on adapters for ruggedized mass storage. AppleInsider looks at the CalDigit Tuff hard drive, aimed squarely at mobile professionals seeking to safeguard data against drops or falls. … Continue reading

November 30, 2017
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PSA: Today’s macOS security update breaks file sharing for some users, here’s how to fix

Following the discovery of a major security vulnerability yesterday, Apple this morning quickly released an update for macOS to address the problem. While the update does solve the critical hole, another issue has since appeared, related to file sharing… more… … Continue reading

November 12, 2017
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Some iPhone X users experiencing distortion & buzzing sounds from earpiece speaker

As with every iPhone launch, a few issues have popped up affecting early iPhone X customers. The latest issue, according to reports on Twitter, Reddit, and 9to5Mac’s comment section, appears to be related to crackling and buzzing coming from the … Continue reading

October 30, 2017
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Review: CalDigit 3TB AV Pro 2 good storage choice for USB-C MacBook users

USB-C enclosures proliferate now, at a range of prices. However, not all single-drive enclosures are created equal — and AppleInsider takes a look at the new CalDigit 3TB AV Pro 2. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 12, 2017
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AnyTrans update lets Android users easily switch to iOS 11 & iPhone 8

Just in time for the public release of iOS 11 and the launch of the new iPhone 8, the latest update of AnyTrans for Mac (and Windows) is adding the ability for Android users to easily switch to the new phones … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Large iPhones have nearly killed off small screens among US users despite SE growth

Earlier this week Apple announced that it sold 41 million iPhones during the last quarter, and today CIRP is out with new analysis on the overall iPhone install base in the United States plus a breakdown by install base. more… … Continue reading

May 23, 2017
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New Apple ads & redone ‘Switch’ site sell Android users on iPhone perks

Apple on Monday introduced an overhauled "Switch" minisite, hoping to persuade more Android users to buy an iPhone, while simultaneously releasing a related series of video ads. AppleInsider – Frontpage News