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Armed robbery at Boston Apple Store, 69 phones stolen from festival, and more from the Apple crime blotter  

In the latest Apple crime roundup, Find My iPhone solves thefts nationwide -- as does a telltale lock screen photo of a smiling couple

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2018-05-27 13:15:26



Video: iPhone X vs OnePlus 6 - Benchmarks  

Out of the box, we were really impressed with the feel of OnePlus' most expensive device to date. The latest iteration is inexpensively priced compared to the iPhone X, starting at just $529, and comes with a pre-applied screen protector, a case, and a fast charger.

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2018-05-27 11:02:48



Apple's Phil Schiller confirms Steam Link iOS app failed to meet App Store guidelines  

Apple's decision to prevent Valve's Steam Link iOS app from appearing in the App Store was due to a variety of issues, including in-app purchases, Apple's Phil Schiller has confirmed.

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2018-05-26 12:55:59



This week on AI: $539M in Apple v. Samsung, Apple's 'Bendgate' secrets, new MacBooks & more  

A court ruled that Samsung owes Apple $539 million for violating iPhone patents, but we may not have heard the end of the years-long debacle. Other news of the week included the revelation that Apple was aware of iPhone 6 issues before "Bendgate" erupted.

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2018-05-26 05:16:39



Starbucks' nationwide bias training will use iPads  

"Designated iPads" will be part of May 29 training at more than 8,000 Starbucks locations nationwide.

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2018-05-26 04:50:42



App Roundup: FL Studio 20 for Mac, Spark 2, Evernote, Procreate Pocket 2, more!  

The wide and varied world of software, there are new apps joining the iOS and Mac App Store ranks all the time, while existing releases receive updates to keep them relevant to their users. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main additions and updates for macOS and iOS software that shipped in the last week.

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2018-05-26 04:08:54



Rumor: Apple working on new device family under codename 'Star' [u]  

Apple is rumored to be working on a new device family that, according to a decidedly sparse report, combines technology from the company's iOS and Mac device lineups.

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2018-05-26 03:24:33



Apple to unlock iPhone's NFC chip capabilities in June, report says  

Apple at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June is expected to announce a change in NFC policies that will enable a host of new capabilities for devices with embedded chips, for example opening NFC-enabled doors with an iPhone.

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2018-05-25 16:39:01



Apple employees in force at Display Week, vastly outnumbering rivals  

Engineers and executives reportedly attended this week's Display Week conference in Los Angeles en masse, signaling a strong interest from the company in upcoming display technologies.

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2018-05-25 15:44:39



How to save up to $1,300 on Apple MacBooks and iMacs this Memorial Day weekend  

Holiday deals are going on now with instant and coupon savings on popular Macs. The $1,269 256GB 13" MacBook Pro deal is back, MacBook Airs are $779 with coupon, and closeout models are up to $1,300 off. Apple refurbished systems start at just $759 for 24 hours only as well. Check out the deals while supplies last.

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2018-05-25 15:32:33



Editorial: More companies need to temper their Artificial Intelligence with authentic ethics  

When Apple outlined that its new HomePod didn't initiate phone calls on its own, nobody jumped to the conclusion that this was because having a device in your home that anyone's voice could use to place a telephone call from your personal mobile number might be a bad idea. Instead, the company was generally lambasted for "again" failing to match one of the many features of Amazon's Alexa Echo always-listening appliances.

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2018-05-25 09:08:06



Apple's updated University Village store in Seattle approaches completion  

The replacement for Apple's current University Village outlet in Seattle is finally coming close to completion, photos and video show, although an opening date has yet to be set.

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2018-05-25 08:44:37



Apple CarPlay added to 2019 Subaru WRX line  

Subaru's WRX sport compact, famous for its use in racing, will get Apple CarPlay support for the first time in the 2019 model year.

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2018-05-25 08:32:20



Review: Shinola Canfield headphones have exceptional looks, but audio left us wanting more  

Although Shinola is primarily seen as a lifestyle brand, its Canfield on-ear headphones are one of the latest product lines to join their established watches, bikes, and accessories, and AppleInsider tries them out.

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2018-05-25 06:10:37



Apple should allow Steam Link into App Store despite violating third-party marketplace rules  

While Valve didn't completely block the ability to buy games through the Steam Link app leading to its disapproval, Apple's decision to deny Valve's Steam Link iOS app from the App Store for 'business conflicts' is shortsighted.

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2018-05-25 05:40:17



Apple's Atlantic City store to close, displacing 52 workers  

Apple has announced the impending closure of a store in Atlantic City, N.J. without plans to open a new one in the surrounding vicinity.

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2018-05-25 04:09:13



Apple promotes free month of upgraded iCloud storage to non-paying users  

In a move designed to drive iCloud storage subscription upgrades, Apple is now promoting free month-long trials of 50GB, 200GB and 2TB plans to customers currently on the gratis 5GB tier.

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2018-05-25 03:43:36



Apple rejects Steam Link app from App Store, cites breach of guidelines  

Gamers looking forward to playing their library of Steam games on an iPhone or iPad via the hotly anticipated Steam Link app will have to wait a bit longer, as Apple rejected the title from distribution through the App Store earlier in May.

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2018-05-25 03:42:26



VoIP-Pal again accuses Apple of patent infringement with FaceTime, iMessage, Wi-Fi Calling in iPhone  

Patent holder VoIP-Pal has launched a new set of lawsuits against Apple, once more accusing the iPhone maker of infringing a collection of four voice over IP patents with the iMessage, FaceTime, and Wi-Fi Calling functions.

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2018-05-25 02:23:42



Apple issues transparency report for 2H 2017, says it will include App Store takedown requests in 2019  

Apple on Friday published its transparency report for the second half of 2017, revealing stats on government search requests in the U.S. and abroad. The company also announced plans to account for government requests to pull apps from the App Store.

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2018-05-25 02:18:19



AppleInsider Podcast discusses Foxconn in Wisconsin, Apple's self-driving news  

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss Foxconn's IPO of an IoT group, Apple's self-driving vehicle news, and Mike educates the world on the relative lack of danger from Wi-Fi. Also special to this weeks' podcast, Victor interviews Sonny Vu, former CEO of Misfit, the wearables and IoT company about what he's working on next.

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2018-05-25 02:15:53



Essential Phone maker cancels next smartphone, may put company up for sale  

Essential, the electronics maker co-founded by Android originator Andy Rubin, is reportedly canceling the development of a follow-up to the Essential Phone and considering selling itself.

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2018-05-25 01:19:21



Beats 'Decade Collection' headphones revealed online ahead of release  

Apple's planned celebration of Beats By Dre's 10th anniversary -- a line of special "Decade Collection" hardware -- hit the web late this week prior to an official announcement, with major retail chains advertising the limited edition ahead of a scheduled launch in June.

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2018-05-25 01:01:56



Apple taken to task for actions of Chinese suppliers in 'Complicit' documentary  

'Complicit,' which showed at film festivals around the world the last two years and just aired on Australian television, says Chinese electronics firms use harmful chemicals that poison workers and Apple should be held completely responsible for it.

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2018-05-24 17:27:31



Amazon Echo recorded household audio, sent it to random contact  

An Oregon family's Amazon Echo recorded household audio and sent it to an employee of the family's husband, something Amazon blamed on a rare bug that it intends to fix.

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2018-05-24 16:59:25



Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro inventory dwindles ahead of possible update at WWDC  

A number of MacBook and MacBook Pro models are showing up in Apple's online store as sold out but available for delivery after June 4, suggesting that a refresh of some lines could be announced during June's WWDC event.

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2018-05-24 16:39:46



Vevo giving up on iPhone, iPad apps to focus on YouTube  

Vevo, the record label-owned distributor of music videos and related content, will be shutting down its apps for iOS and other operating systems, as well as its consumer-facing website.

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2018-05-24 14:48:42



Lowest prices around: 13" MacBook Pro w/ 256GB SSD for $1,269; 13" Touch Bar for $1,595; up to $117 off Sonos speakers  

Pre-Memorial Day weekend deals are going on now with the popular 256GB 13" MacBook Pro returning for $1,269 for a limited time only. Apple's 2017 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is also $205 off with our exclusive coupon code, plus no tax collected in any state (even NY and NJ). Sonos smart speakers, soundbars and subwoofers are up to $117 off as well.

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2018-05-24 12:01:06



Morgan Stanley bullish on Apple services, ups AAPL price target to $214  

Apple's Services business is vastly undervalued by the market, and not considered part of the larger whole by investors according to investment bank Morgan Stanley.

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2018-05-24 11:21:05



Custom diamond-encrusted $10,500 iPhone X available from European luxury vendor  

Luxury accessory maker Hadoro is now selling customized versions of the iPhone X in which the original glass back has been completely replaced with expensive designs and materials.

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2018-05-24 11:11:57



Samsung owes Apple $539M for infringing on iPhone patents, jury finds  

Jurors in the latest courtroom battle between Apple and Samsung have delivered their verdict siding with Apple, deciding Samsung needs to pay Apple $533 million for infringing utility and design patents relating to the iPhone with its own devices.

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2018-05-24 09:01:39



Apple's Siri could decline phone calls with context-sensitive text responses in the future  

Declining a call on an iPhone could be a more pleasant experience in the future for both parties, with Apple looking into ways for Siri to help provide the caller with a reason for why the call was rejected in a text message.

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2018-05-24 08:17:20



Video: What to expect at WWDC 2018  

WWDC 2018 is just around the corner, and we're extremely excited to see what Apple's got up its sleeve. The annual conference is focused on software technologies, but sometimes Apple sneaks in a few hardware releases and announcements.

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2018-05-24 08:05:10



Apple knew in advance about iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' says court filing  

An review of documents presented in court show that Apple was aware that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were more prone to bending than the smaller iPhone 5s.

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2018-05-24 05:45:01



Apple Maps mislabeling locations in rural Canada  

While similar problems have been resolved in other parts of the world, Apple Maps is continuing to use mislabeled places in much of rural Canada, according to user complaints and a check by AppleInsider.

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2018-05-24 05:15:31



Wireless Apple CarPlay support included in new Pioneer dash receivers  

Pioneer has launched two new CarPlay-compatible receiver units, both of them including a rare feature in the CarPlay world: wireless compatibility.

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2018-05-24 03:37:39



Foxconn smartgear unit IPO seeks to break financial addiction to Apple's iPhone  

Foxconn is aiming at a $4.3 billion initial public offering for Foxconn Industrial Internet, a manufacturing arm specializing in things like servers and IoT accessories.

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2018-05-24 03:26:24



Speaker manufacturer Leon shows its work for Apple Park's 367 'huddle rooms'  

Leon Speakers, in a new promotional video, shows how it installed the custom audio in common and meeting spaces in Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino.

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2018-05-24 02:12:42



Comcast plans 'superior' cash offer to beat out Disney for 21st Century Fox  

Comcast on Wednesday confirmed rumors that it intends to outbid Disney for 21st Century Fox and some of its subsidiaries, in a deal that could radically shake up the streaming media landscape -- if it's approved.

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2018-05-23 15:27:59



Inside Consumer Reports: Controversies surrounding the MacBook Pro and HomePod  

Enthusiasts have questioned Consumer Reports' assessments of Apple's products for many years. After looking at the test facilities, AppleInsider talked to Consumer Reports leaders about the various controversies of the past.

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2018-05-23 14:40:14



Uber drops self-driving operation in Arizona, following fatality  

Two months after an autonomous car struck and killed a woman in Arizona, Uber is shuttering its self-driving car program in the state.

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2018-05-23 11:50:32



Google takes top spot in global smart speaker market, HomePod nowhere to be found  

In a smart speaker marketshare leaderboard not yet cracked by Apple's HomePod, Google has overtaken Amazon according to new research data.

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2018-05-23 11:50:27



Apple offering $50 credit for iPhone batteries replaced before discounted repair program  

Apple is offering a $50 credit to customers who paid for an out-of-warranty battery replacement for iPhone 6 or later devices.

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2018-05-23 11:47:18



Apple Watch leads wearable device market with estimated 3.8M unit shipments in first quarter  

The Apple Watch is continuing to dominate the wearable device market, analytics firm Canalys claims, marginally beating Xiaomi in terms of wearable band shipments in the first quarter of 2018 at a time when shipments in the market grew by 35 percent compared to the same period last year.

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2018-05-23 10:06:58



Foxconn's Wisconsin plant could make Apple iPhone and Mac displays after all  

Originally intended to churn out larger displays for products like TVs, Foxconn's upcoming $10 billion Wisconsin factory may actually turn to making small- to medium-sized panels for the likes of Apple and automakers in a bid to cut costs, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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2018-05-23 10:06:01



Apple's Federighi promises APFS boot support for Mac Fusion Drives 'very soon'  

Apple will have news on APFS for the Fusion Drives in Macs "very soon," according to the company's software engineering head, Craig Federighi.

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2018-05-23 09:45:30



Apple's self-driving shuttle project to use Volkswagen vans, report says  

After rebuffed attempts to partner with major carmakers over an ambitious electric vehicle project, Apple has reportedly inked a deal with Volkswagen to convert a number of T6 Transporter vans into self-driving shuttles for company employees.

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2018-05-23 09:43:18



Giveaway: Enter to win 1 of 12 RAVPower wireless chargers for your iPhone X or 8  

AppleInsider is partnering with RAVPower this week to give away a variety of wireless chargers for Apple's iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X. Twelve chargers are up for grabs -- find out how to enter today.

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2018-05-23 08:12:49



iPhone X's Face ID reviewed, six months later  

A major shift in biometric security that enabled Apple to add an edge-to-edge display to the iPhone X, the introduction of Face ID as a replacement for Touch ID was a fundamental change in how users interact with their devices. Six months down the line, Face ID continues to prove the security switch was worth doing.

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2018-05-23 07:43:39



Apple to live stream WWDC 2018 keynote on June 4  

As it has done in years past, Apple will present live streaming coverage of the Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 keynote event, offering those unable to attend a glimpse at this year's upcoming software platform updates.

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2018-05-23 03:56:27



Apple launches Data & Privacy portal allowing users to download their personal data  

Apple has made it easier for its customers to download all of their personal data stored on the company's servers, with a new Data and Privacy portal offering users also offering ways to correct personal information collected by Apple, and to deactivate or delete their account completely.

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2018-05-23 03:49:17



iPhone 7 Plus is top smartphone in consumer satisfaction survey  

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus from 2016 tops the ASCI Telecommunications user survey, with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus coming in fourth and fifth.

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2018-05-23 03:48:38



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.

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2018-05-23 03:38:11



China's Smartisan says Apple has 'lost its soul' in pitch for new smartphone  

Known for treating product launches as variety shows, even selling tickets to such events, Chinese device maker Smartisan cast doubt on Apple's prospects in recently announcing its new R1 smartphone in front of a crowd of about 37,000 people.

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2018-05-23 03:36:41



YubiKey NEO's physical NFC key can now unlock apps on iPhone 7 & later  

Taking advantage of the more open NFC access on iPhones made possible with iOS 11, Yubico has announced that its physical YubiKey NEO authentication key can now be used to unlock compatible iOS apps.

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2018-05-23 03:26:48



'Once Upon a Time' co-creators join Apple's 'Amazing Stories' reboot as new showrunners  

Apple's reboot of anthology series "Amazing Stories" has two new showrunners, joining three months after the original showrunner left the production.

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2018-05-23 03:18:16



Wish list: Nine features we want to see in an iMac refresh at WWDC 2018  

At last years' WWDC in June, Apple refreshed its iMac line, and the same thing could happen again during this year's annual conference. With less than two weeks left until the big day, here's our wishlist of things we want to see in any 2018 iMacs that may make an appearance.

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2018-05-23 03:14:18



Apple's MacBook butterfly switch keyboards target of second class action complaint  

Customer complaints over Apple's butterfly keyboard have again turned into legal action, with a class action lawsuit filed in California court on Tuesday claiming the company sold, and continues to sell, a product known to be defective.

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2018-05-23 03:12:55



Lawsuit over Apple's Powerbeats3 battery, sweat resistance given partial go-ahead  

A U.S. judge has given the greenlight to a lawsuit against Apple over its Powerbeats2 and 3 headphones, but only if some amendments to the complaint are made.

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2018-05-23 03:04:54



Why Google IO 2018 squandered AI leadership to focus on copying Apple's innovations  

Google appears to have a formidable lead in developing "smart services," including intelligent search, voice assistance, map routing, imaging and other app features powered by artificial intelligence. Yet at its annual Google IO developer conference, the company failed to show developers how this edge would do much for them, given that most Android devices aren't updated and that Google's own updated, premium-priced Android devices aren't selling.

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2018-05-23 02:40:10



Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger offers in-wall power for Apple's iPhone 8 & iPhone X  

The newest twist on charging the iPhone 8 and X is the Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger, a wall outlet with a built-in Qi-compatible charging pad.

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2018-05-23 02:25:43



Apple partner TSMC begins mass production of 7nm processors for next-generation iPhone  

Apple's system-on-chip manufacturing partner TSMC is churning out next-generation 7-nanometer "A12" processors that will power iPhones expected to launch later this year, according to a report on Tuesday.

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2018-05-23 01:38:55



Grab up to a $25 cash bonus on Apple trade-ins ahead of WWDC 2018  

As WWDC 2018 approaches, now is the time to lock in a price for your used MacBook or iPhone. Take advantage of a $15 to $25 cash bonus on top of competitive rates at Gazelle, and secure a 30-day price lock ahead of anticipated new hardware.

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2018-05-23 01:31:26



How to request your personal data using Apple's Data & Privacy portal  

Apple has just launched its Data and Privacy portal, enabling users to download a copy of their personal data held on Apple's servers. AppleInsider walks you through the process of requesting the data archive through the new online tool.

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2018-05-23 01:11:40



Belkin intros Lightning to headphone jack cable for iPhone 7, 8 & X  

Accessory maker Belkin on Tuesday launched a straightforward 3.5mm-to-Lightning audio cable, offering a way for owners of recent iPhones to connect to 3.5-millimeter headphones and speakers.

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2018-05-22 13:25:18



Inside Consumer Reports: How iPhone, iPad, Mac, and HomePod testing is performed  

After years of controversies over Consumer Reports' assessments of Apple products, AppleInsider paid a visit to the organization's headquarters for an inside look at the testing process.

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2018-05-22 11:55:24



Last call: Apple's 2017 13" MacBook Pro with 256GB SSD on sale for $1,269 ($230 off) with no tax in most states  

Today is the last day to snap up the lowest price available on Apple's current Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro. Equipped with a 256GB SSD, this MacBook Pro also qualifies for free expedited shipping with no tax collected in most states. Request an exclusive, one-time use promo code today.

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2018-05-22 08:12:16



Apple iPhone surges 16 percent in US in spite of market's overall decline  

Apple's U.S. iPhone sales were up 16 percent year-over-year during the March quarter to 16 million, even as the domestic smartphone market as a whole dropped 11 percent from 43.7 million units to 38.7 million, according to research published on Tuesday.

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2018-05-22 04:36:14



Apple confirms WWDC 2018 keynote for June 4 at 10 a.m.  

Apple on Tuesday issued press invitations to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, scheduled for June 4 at 10 a.m. at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

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2018-05-22 04:22:05



Starbucks app ahead of Apple Pay in U.S. mobile payment user adoption  

Starbucks may be leading Apple in the U.S. mobile payments market with the coffee chain said to have more users who made a payment using its app than Apple Pay.

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2018-05-22 04:04:33



Sony buys controlling stake in EMI for $2.3B to become world's largest music publisher  

Sony has announced it will be buying a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing as part of the company's plan to increase its revenue from streaming media services like Apple Music.

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2018-05-22 03:50:33



Razer launches Mac compatible Core X eGPU for $299  

Gaming hardware specialist Razer on Tuesday released the Razer Core X, an all-new external GPU enclosure that, thanks to Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, is compatible with Macs running macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra.

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2018-05-22 03:35:49



Trump uses iPhones for Twitter and voice calls, reportedly refuses security swap outs  

President Donald Trump uses at least two White House issued iPhones for daily business, but ignores advice to regularly swap out a model dedicated to Twitter communications because doing so is "too inconvenient."

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2018-05-22 02:13:02



Why you shouldn't worry about radiation from your Wi-Fi router or iPhone  

There's a lot of bad "science" floating around about radio frequency and electromagnetic field exposure from Wi-Fi routers and the wireless network that your iPhone accesses. AppleInsider delves into the subject, and the actual science behind it.

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2018-05-21 18:20:20



HomeKit Insider #002: How to troubleshoot Bluetooth accessories with HomeScan  

Nailing down issues with HomeKit gear can be very difficult without the right tools. AppleInsider tales a look at a way to troubleshoot problems with Bluetooth accessories.

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2018-05-21 13:06:43



CallKit iPhone apps pulled from Chinese App Store amid new government crackdown  

Apple is starting to remove apps from the App Store in China that integrate with CallKit, in response to moves by the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to enforce cybersecurity regulations.

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2018-05-21 11:54:13



President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign programming deal with Netflix  

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to produce films and series for Netflix, apparently denying Apple the opportunity.

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2018-05-21 11:25:50



UK iPhone privacy lawsuit seeks up to $4.29B from Google  

A U.K. lawsuit against Google for bypassing iPhone Web tracking safeguards now includes 4.4 million people listed as plaintiffs, and is aiming for up to 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) in damages.

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2018-05-21 10:16:19



AOC debuts MacBook-compatible 15.6-inch USB-C monitor  

Display maker AOC is rolling out a new 15.6-inch portable USB-C monitor, allowing MacBook and MacBook Pro owners to provide power and the video signal to the display through a single cable.

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2018-05-21 10:04:23



Apple dips one spot to #4 in 2018 Fortune 500 rankings, leads in profits  

Even with continued growth, Apple has slipped to fourth place in this year's Fortune 500 chart, which ranks the biggest U.S.-based corporations in terms of revenue.

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2018-05-21 09:20:43



New iPhone X Animoji Karaoke ad features South Korean group Hyukoh  

Apple has released another advertisement using the Animoji Karaoke concept to market the iPhone X, publishing the new 'Taxi Driver' video on its South Korean YouTube channel featuring three of the characters singing along to 'Citizen Kane' by the group Hyukoh.

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2018-05-21 08:49:26



Intel promises fix for new 'Variant 4' Meltdown, Spectre vulnerability  

Industry woes over Meltdown and Spectre continued this week when Google and Microsoft on Monday revealed a newly discovered silicon-level vulnerability impacting chips used in millions of computers, including those marketed by Apple.

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2018-05-21 07:42:39



Ossic bails on $5.9 million Kickstarter and Indiegogo '3D headset' project  

A maker of unreleased 3D-sensing headphones, Ossic, is shutting down and leaving thousands of Kickstarter and Indiegogo backers in the lurch.

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2018-05-21 06:26:58



Coach adds new summer bands & colors for Apple Watch  

New York-based fashion brand Coach has released several new bands for the Apple Watch, in a range of colors and designs.

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2018-05-21 06:16:31



Coupon: 15% off select tech at eBay  

Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, eBay is knocking 15% off a variety of tech products from popular sellers. From Apple MacBooks and iPads to iPhones and Beats, there are plenty of electronics eligible for the bonus coupon with prices starting under $130.

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2018-05-21 05:23:57



Apple staring down possibility of new per-employee tax in Cupertino  

Apple's home city of Cupertino is considering a per-employee tax to generate funds for city infrastructure, and the tech giant might be among those companies impacted by the regulations.

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2018-05-21 05:04:41



Surveillance app stored teens' Apple IDs on unprotected servers  

An app meant to let parents monitor the phone activity of teenagers was until recently saving the latter's Apple ID passwords in unprotected plaintext form, a report revealed on Sunday.

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2018-05-20 18:54:05



Review: Logi Circle 2 is the best HomeKit camera, but Apple's support is lacking  

We've spent a few months with Logitech's flagship smart home security camera that gained support for HomeKit just last fall. After extensive usage, we have the verdict on one of the most popular HomeKit cams yet.

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2018-05-20 16:12:54



Video: iPhone X vs Galaxy S9+ AR Gaming -- ARKit vs ARCore  

Apple's ARKit made a public debut at WWDC 2017 and was later released with iOS 11, enabling any iOS device with an A9 or newer processor to run augmented reality games and apps. Like clockwork, Google introduced a competing product in ARCore for devices running Android. We take a closer at the respective AR platforms in this video.

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2018-05-19 09:08:52



This week on AI: Apple v. Samsung returns, six-month iPhone X review, Irish tax bill payouts & more  

Apple's legal battles with Samsung and the European Union roared back to life this week. The company also hit a new milestone with Apple Music, and we took a second look at the iPhone X -- a gamble on the future of smartphones.

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2018-05-19 06:22:01



Apple and Samsung rest cases patent damages trial, jury to decide on Monday  

Lawyers in the -- maybe -- final Apple v. Samsung trial presented their respective closing arguments on Friday, with Apple fighting to persuade jurors that Samsung's infringement of two utility and three design patents is worth more than $1 billion. Samsung argues it should pay $28 million, at most.

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2018-05-19 04:31:06



App Roundup: Fortnite for iOS, Tweetbot 3 for macOS, WhatsApp, eBay, more!  

New apps and updates to existing software appear in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, and sometimes there's simply too many to track. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main macOS and iOS software updates and new additions that have arrived in the last week.

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2018-05-19 01:30:25



Review: Philips Hue Wellner lamp with Apple HomeKit  

If you're into its style, the Philips Hue Wellner lamp can be a decent way to way to expand an existing Hue setup, but it's not much good to people who haven't invested -- or plan to invest -- in the ecosystem.

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2018-05-18 21:03:20



Apple makes first payment of $15.3B disputed Irish tax bill to escrow account  

Apple has started to pay off its $15.3 billion tax bill to Ireland, the country's Finance Minister has confirmed, transferring the first $1.76 billion payment to an escrow account.

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2018-05-18 14:12:09



How to delete the 'mshelper' malware from macOS  

If your Mac is running hot and is consuming its battery at a higher rate than expected in recent days, you may be affected by 'mshelper.' AppleInsider explains how to check for the resource-consuming malware, and how to stop it from slowing down macOS.

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2018-05-18 14:07:34



StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docks offer dual video outputs in a compact package  

Peripherals vendor StarTech has shipped a pair of Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docking stations that add a wider selection of ports to an iMac or a MacBook, with each including support for a pair of 4K monitors and Gigabit Ethernet connections.

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2018-05-18 12:59:30



Developers Union urges Apple to allow free app trials, make it easier to earn a living  

On Friday a fledgling group calling itself the Developers Union published an open letter to Apple, calling on the company to both expand free app trials and provide developers a livable revenue cut from the App Store.

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2018-05-18 11:30:11



Apple restarts Barclays, PayPal Credit financing options in the UK  

Apple this week reinstated product financing alternatives, as well as an informational webpage detailing such purchases, for UK customers shopping on the company's online storefront after such options were made temporarily unavailable.

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2018-05-18 11:06:05



AppleInsider Podcast talks with artist Author&Punisher, plus Eventide and Teenage Engineering at Moogfest 2018  

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor goes to Moogfest 2018 and meets one of the artists performing there, Author&Punisher. Also, we talk with effects processor maker Eventide and synthesizer maker Teenage Engineering about their products and how they're taking advantage of iOS.

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2018-05-18 08:59:22



Tidal looking into possible data breach as it denies inflating Beyonce & Kanye West streams  

Troubled music service Tidal is hiring a third-party security firm to investigate a possible data breach, amid accusations it inflated streaming figures for albums by Beyonce and Kanye West.

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2018-05-18 06:21:37





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