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Several iPhone models could banned in China
Several iPhone models could banned in China
Apple and Qualcomm have been duking it out in the court rooms over patents. It used to be Apple and Samsung but nowadays American chip manufacturer ...... 11 Dec 2018
Apple trying to counter rumors of iPhone XR's lousy sales
Apple trying to counter rumors of iPhone XR's lousy sales
As soon as it was clear that Apple would be introducing a new cheaper iPhone, and this would be months before the actual announcement, people ...... 29 Nov 2018 - 3 comments
Apple is using LIDAR backpacks for mapping
Apple is using LIDAR backpacks for mapping
Apple Maps, released in 2012, was supposed to be a true competitor to Google Maps. It ended up being more of a laughing stock, but undeniably ...... 20 Nov 2018 - 2 comments
Apple luring in Qualcomm engineers to build modem in-house?
Apple luring in Qualcomm engineers to build modem in-house?
Apple and Qualcomm aren't exactly buddies when it comes to the tech space. They are both American, and both love their mobile devices but unfortunately ...... 17 Nov 2018
Analyst: Apple introducing a next-gen Face ID by 2020
Analyst: Apple introducing a next-gen Face ID by 2020
With ARKit Apple has cemented itself as one of the players in the alternative reality race. Apple's implementation, as is suggested by the API ...... 07 Nov 2018
MacBook Air gets a refresh with improved display and Touch ID
MacBook Air gets a refresh with improved display and Touch ID
One the more anticipated new devices from today's Apple event is definitely a new MacBook Air. The update has been rumored for ages it seems, ...... 30 Oct 2018
Apple to release a new streaming TV service worldwide
Apple to release a new streaming TV service worldwide
Apple was for years the leader in downloadable digital entertainment but the move towards streaming services killed the traditional iTunes business model. ...... 25 Oct 2018
Apple is now taking iPhone XR pre-orders
Apple is now taking iPhone XR pre-orders
Apple's latest "budget" iPhone has entered the pre-order stage. The iPhone XR is now available for pre-order in six bright color and three storage options. ...... 19 Oct 2018
Apple already invited press to the next event  and it's later this month
Apple already invited press to the next event and it's later this month
Apple has revealed the date of their next product launch, and it is sooner than most expected. The next event will be held October 30 in ...... 18 Oct 2018
Analyst: Apple might introduce Macs with in-house processors
Analyst: Apple might introduce Macs with in-house processors
One could easily argue that Apple is predominantly a software company, even though most people think of iPhones and Macs as hardware products ...... 18 Oct 2018
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Google unveiled its WebP image format already back in 2010 but it hasn't taken the world by storm in the manner that the company probably expected, ...... 08 Oct 2018
Qualcomm: Apple stole our chip secrets
Qualcomm: Apple stole our chip secrets
One of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, Qualcomm, has aired out fairly serious accusations towards Apple. The first trillion ...... 26 Sep 2018
Opinion: Apple unveiled a thousand dollar smartphone with obsolete display tech
Opinion: Apple unveiled a thousand dollar smartphone with obsolete display tech
Apple's last week's iPhone event held in Cupertino included some highlights worthy of ovations, perhaps even standing ones. The first ever ...... 17 Sep 2018 - 2 comments
Apple explains removal of movies from iTunes library
Apple explains removal of movies from iTunes library
Apple has responded to a tweet by a customer last week lambasting the company after three movies seemingly disappeared from his iTunes library. ...... 17 Sep 2018 - 2 comments
Apple kicks Infowars app from App Store
Apple kicks Infowars app from App Store
Apple has confirmed that it has also removed Alex Jones' InfoWars app from its app store, citing community guidelines. Last month, several ...... 10 Sep 2018
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
In technology industry, especially the smartphone part of it, the upcoming month will be perhaps the most important 30 days of the year. ...... 09 Sep 2018
Amazon market value tops $1 trillion
Amazon market value tops $1 trillion
Amazon has become the second firm to reach a $1 trillion market valuation after Apple reached the milestone a month ago. The online retail ...... 04 Sep 2018
WhatsApp stops support for iPhone 4
WhatsApp stops support for iPhone 4
WhatsApp, the more-than-billion-users messaging app, updated its iOS version today. But this is the first update that wont be available to iPhone 4 users. ...... 04 Sep 2018
Apple issues a new iPhone 8 replacement program
Apple issues a new iPhone 8 replacement program
Apple has quietly added a new page to their support site which issues a replacement program for iPhone 8 devices. The callback is issued specifically ...... 02 Sep 2018 - 1 comment
New Apple Watch leaked, reveals a new UVI feature
New Apple Watch leaked, reveals a new UVI feature
Apple's upcoming iPhone launch event has been confirmed for September 12, and in fact we've already seen the first pictures of the upcoming iPhones. ...... 01 Sep 2018
Apple 'iPhone XS' images leaked ahead of September 12 event
Apple 'iPhone XS' images leaked ahead of September 12 event
Apple has announced a keynote address for September 12 where it is expected to unveil three new iPhones, but images have already leaked. ...... 31 Aug 2018
Apple buys holographic display manufacturer, AR glasses on the way?
Apple buys holographic display manufacturer, AR glasses on the way?
Behind the closed doors there are a lot of things Apple is developing. However, the company is super secretive and careful about their upcoming ...... 30 Aug 2018
Rare 1st Gen iPhone prototype hits eBay
Rare 1st Gen iPhone prototype hits eBay
A very rare prototype model of the first Apple iPhone is up for auction on eBay, quickly hitting bits in the five figures and drawing media interest. ...... 29 Aug 2018
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
As everyone knows, Apple is raking up major profits. One of the more impressive money making machines is the app ecosystem that rains straight ...... 23 Aug 2018
Apple to release a new MacBook Air and first Mac mini in four years
Apple to release a new MacBook Air and first Mac mini in four years
Maybe Apple has been focusing too much on the iPhone? Especially recently people have seemed to become less enamored about Apple's computer lineup. ...... 22 Aug 2018
Want an Apple Car and Apple Glasses? You might be in luck soon
Want an Apple Car and Apple Glasses? You might be in luck soon
The first trillion dollar company in the world, Apple, makes fair few different products. Be it the iconic iMac, what seems like a hobby horse ...... 15 Aug 2018
Apple halts iOS 12 beta, users experiencing problems
Apple halts iOS 12 beta, users experiencing problems
Apple released the seventh beta version of their newest mobile operating system, the iOS 12. Not long after the update shipped yesterday the ...... 14 Aug 2018
Virus shut down iPhone chip manufacturer TSMC
Virus shut down iPhone chip manufacturer TSMC
Taiwanese contract chip manufacturer TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) has had to shut down some of its factories after a virus ...... 04 Aug 2018
Apple is the first company worth $1 trillion: Here's Tim Cook's letter to employees
Apple is the first company worth $1 trillion: Here's Tim Cook's letter to employees
Apple has reached new heights that no company before it has reached. Cupertino-based tech giant closed the day yesterday with a share price ...... 03 Aug 2018
iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
Apple has pushed the latest iOS update, including USB restrictions aimed at countering accessories that can crack passcodes. Such USB accessories ...... 10 Jul 2018 - 3 comments
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to take up a lawsuit against Apple relating to App Store commissions, at the request of the ...... 18 Jun 2018
iOS 12 will share location data with 911 centers during emergency calls
iOS 12 will share location data with 911 centers during emergency calls
Apple has revealed that iOS 12 will automatically and securely share accurate location information with 911 call centers when you make an emergency ...... 18 Jun 2018
Apple Maps down, all users affected
Apple Maps down, all users affected
As you might know, Apple Maps isn't exactly the pinnacle of navigation and maps services. However, these days it doesn't lead you down a cliff ...... 15 Jun 2018
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Apple chief Tim Cook moved this week to refute claims that the company received private user data from Facebook. Recent report showed how ...... 06 Jun 2018
Apple updates macOS with dark theme, increases Facebook security
Apple updates macOS with dark theme, increases Facebook security
Apple introduced yesterday the updated version of macOS. The 10.14 version carries the name macOS Mojave, and brings along a few interesting improvements. ...... 06 Jun 2018
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