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2016

Google removing support for Chrome Apps in Mac browser by 2018

Monday August 22, 2016

Google is continuing a migration away from Chrome apps, and has revealed a plan to cut packaged and hosted apps from its standalone Web browser in the next two years.

Apple loses ground in Indian smartphone market, iPhone 5s still favored over SE - research

Monday August 22, 2016

Despite Apple attempts to push deeper into the Indian smartphone market, the iPhone is still largely failing to gain traction, according to a recent research study.

Deals: $400 of 21" iMac; $270 off 13" MacBook Pro; 8GB 13" Air for $800; $120 off 12.9" iPad Pro

Monday August 22, 2016

Shoppers this week can snap up a 21" iMac for $899. Or pick up a 128GB 12.9" iPad Pro (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE) for $959 at B&H. Apple's current 13" MacBook Pro is also marked down to $1,030 on eBay, while the 13" Air with 8GB of memory is $200 off, and a refurbished 32GB 12.9" iPad Pro with a 2-year warranty is $589.99 at Daily Steals.

Apple's health push continues with reported buyout of digital records firm Gliimpse

Monday August 22, 2016

Earlier this year Apple purchased personal health data startup Gliimpse, a report revealed on Monday, potentially setting the stage for enhancements to CareKit, HealthKit, and ResearchKit.

Barbra Streisand says 'Sept. 30' iOS update will fix Siri's pronunciation of her name

Monday August 22, 2016

In a weekend radio interview, singer Barbra Streisand claimed that Apple will be fixing the way Siri pronounces her name in the "next update" of iOS, supposedly going out Sept. 30.

Foxconn acknowledges deaths of two workers from Apple-focused Zhengzhou plant [u]

Monday August 22, 2016

On Monday Apple's primary manufacturing partner, Foxconn, disclosed the deaths of two workers from its Apple-oriented Zhengzhou factory, though there don't appear to be any immediate links to conditions at the plant. [Updated]

Apple shakes up retail workforce with new and renamed job titles, other changes

Sunday August 21, 2016

In an "all-hands" meeting for retail staff this weekend, Apple reportedly introduced a slew of significant changes including three new job titles, renamed existing positions, and even an updated corporate credo it wants workers to follow.

Frank Ocean releases new album 'Blonde' as Apple Music exclusive

Sunday August 21, 2016

Two days after dropping a "visual album" called "Endless," Frank Ocean on Saturday debuted his hotly anticipated album "Blond" -- "Blonde" on Apple Music and iTunes -- as a two-week windowed exclusive on Apple's streaming music service.

Apple Annapolis latest to get 'next generation' retail treatment

Saturday August 20, 2016

Apple opened its relocated Annapolis Mall store in Maryland on Saturday with "next-generation" renovations developed under retail chief Angela Ahrendts, including a large custom TV display, interactive wooden cabinetry and a massive sales floor.

This week on AI: Future iPads, no LTE on Apple Watch 2, 'iPhone 7' street date & more

Saturday August 20, 2016

Though "iPhone 7" rumors continued to pour in ahead of next month's expected launch, the stars of the show this week may have been stories about what future iPads will bring, and what the second-generation Apple Watch might not.

Lyft attempted sale to Apple, Didi Chuxing, Uber, GM, others

Friday August 19, 2016

Lyft, the second-largest ride-hailing firm in the U.S., in recent months made overtures to sell itself to tech companies, automotive manufacturers and competitors, but failed to hook a buyer.

Apple-1 'celebration' auction bids hit $270K

Friday August 19, 2016

A motherboard that appears to be one of the first ever produced for the Apple-1 is up for auction on CharityBuzz, and has been valued at nearly $1 million.

Apple opens Red Cross donations towards Louisiana flood relief

Friday August 19, 2016

Apple on Friday launched donations to the American Red Cross via iTunes and the App Store, spurred by the flooding in Louisiana which has forced thousands of victims out of their homes and caused widespread property damage.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 glass screen more easily damaged than any iPhone

Friday August 19, 2016

Reviewers and YouTube examiners are discovering that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Gorilla Glass 5 screen is susceptible to screen scratches. However, the Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning disagrees with the test results, and has fired back.

International Photography Hall of Fame adds Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

Friday August 19, 2016

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum -- based in St. Louis, Missouri -- on Friday announced the posthumous induction of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, citing the iPhone's contributions to the photo world.

Pandora planning to take on Apple Music with on-demand streaming as soon as Sept. - report

Friday August 19, 2016

Long a radio-only service, Pandora is preparing to delve into the world of on-demand streaming as soon as September, a report said on Friday.

Apple issues 7th developer & 6th public betas of iOS 10 as final launch approaches

Friday August 19, 2016

With iOS 10 expected to launch in just a matter of weeks, registered developers were provided with a seventh pre-release beta of the upcoming platform update on Friday, and public testers received their sixth release.

Apple prepares imminent reopenings of stores in Kansas City & Glasgow

Friday August 19, 2016

On top of an outlet in Annapolis, Md., two more Apple stores are scheduled to reopen by the end of the month -- namely ones in Kansas City, Mo. and Glasgow, Scotland.

Apple teaming with AT&T, FCC, Google in 'strike force' to battle robocalls

Friday August 19, 2016

After a call by U.S. Federal Communications Commission's commissioner, Apple and 32 other companies are banding together to make an industry-wide organized resistance against the expanding "robocall" scourge.

New York Times to shut down app-based NYT Now news service

Friday August 19, 2016

The New York Times has announced it will officially pull NYT Now -- a cheaper, slimmed-down, app-based alternative to its core news services -- from app stores on the week of Aug. 29, blaming its downfall on weak demand.