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2018

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

Apple Maps mislabeling locations in rural Canada

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

Amazon Echo recorded household audio, sent it to random contact [u]

Thursday May 24, 2018

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. [Updated with additional Amazon explanation]

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

'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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

A 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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

Wireless Apple CarPlay support included in new Pioneer dash receivers

Thursday May 24, 2018

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

Video: What to expect at WWDC 2018

Thursday May 24, 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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

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

Thursday May 24, 2018

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.

Apple's self-driving shuttle project to use Volkswagen vans after fruitless negotiations with BMW, others [u]

Wednesday May 23, 2018

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.

iPhone X's Face ID reviewed, six months later

Wednesday May 23, 2018

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.

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

Wednesday May 23, 2018

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.

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

Wednesday May 23, 2018

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

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

Wednesday May 23, 2018

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.