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Wednesday March 07, 2018

MoviePass removes 'unused' location capability in update

Wednesday March 07, 2018

After MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe raised the hackles of privacy advocates by implying the movie deals service tracks user locations, the company on Wednesday issued an update for its eponymous app that removes a supposedly unused "location capability" feature.

Apple's Workflow app updated with new image mask action, bug fixes

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Apple on Wednesday issued a minor update to its Workflow app, adding a few new features and a number of bug fixes to the popular automation software.

Apple Supplier Responsibility Report reveals uptick in violations, announces new women's health program

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Apple released its annual Supplier Responsibility Report on Wednesday, revealing a small uptick in number of labor, human rights and environmental violations, while at the same time touting progress in those same areas and announcing a new women's health initiative.

California to introduce 'right to repair' bill, joins 17 other states in consumer initiative

Wednesday March 07, 2018

California on Wednesday became the latest state to ready so-called "right to repair" legislation that would require companies like Apple to provide consumers and third-party repair outlets access to repair information, diagnostic equipment and parts.

Apple holds first in-school coding session for visually impaired students

Wednesday March 07, 2018

In an expansion to its Everyone Can Code educational initiative, Apple on Wednesday held its first in-school session for visually impaired students, helping participants write code that was then used to fly drones.

Apple axed 10 smelters and refiners from supply chain in 2017, maintains 100 percent participation in conflict mineral audit

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Apple issued its annual Conflict Minerals Report for the 2017 calendar year to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, noting the removal of 10 smelters and refiners that failed to participate with third-party audits in a timely manner, while another 6 were axed by partner suppliers.

Rumor: Apple working on cheaper HomePod for launch this year

Wednesday March 07, 2018

A somewhat questionable report out of Taiwan on Wednesday says Apple is working on more affordable editions of stalwart product lines including iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as a lower priced HomePod.

FBI chief continues his demand for law enforcement access to encrypted iPhones and other devices

Wednesday March 07, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray has continued his fight to make it easier to defeat the encryption-based security of devices like Apple's iPhone, declaring in a speech at Boston College that these security systems could be designed in a way to help law enforcement agencies, as well as updating laws to keep up with changes in technology.

Google's Android P supports same HEIC format as Apple, has software display notch like iPhone X

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Google on Wednesday revealed a slew of details about the next version of Android, codenamed Android P, including a pair of features following in Apple's footsteps.

How to try improving your sleep by turning on Night Shift in macOS

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Do you find the blue light emitted by your Mac's screen make it harder to go to sleep, especially if you're at the keys late in the day? AppleInsider explains how to use Night Shift in macOS to automatically make gradual changes to the the color of the display, to help you get a good night's rest.

Amazon Echo users report strange 'laugh' sound randomly played by Alexa [u]

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Reports of a strange error from owners of Amazon's Echo device range have surfaced, claiming the Alexa digital assistant is making an odd 'laugh' sound at random times, with the noises sometimes made without any verbal prompts, commands, or external forces interacting with the voice-activated speakers.

Lowest Price Ever: Apple's loaded 2TB 15" MacBook Pro for $2,999 ($1,300 off), plus $700 to $1,000 off other models w/ no tax in most states

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Readers can exclusively save $1,300 this week on Apple's maxed out Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with the line's fastest processor, 2TB of storage and top-of-the-line Radeon 460 graphics. Plus, the Mac qualifies for free expedited shipping and no tax collected in most states.

UnitedHealthcare adds Apple Watch Series 3 to insurance discount program

Wednesday March 07, 2018

U.S. health insurer UnitedHealthcare is adding the Apple Watch Series 3 to its Motion program, which lets people earn up to $1,000 per year off their insurance premiums -- assuming they meet daily fitness goals.

Hands on: Writing blogs on the Mac with the new MarsEdit 4

Wednesday March 07, 2018

MarsEdit has helped bloggers on the Mac for a decade, and the update that includes a revamped design for the online writing tool is compelling.

Upcoming 'Jurassic World Alive' for iPhone swaps Pokemon with dinosaurs

Wednesday March 07, 2018

The latest "Pokemon Go" clone to be announced is Ludia's "Jurassic World Alive," which will see people "collecting" creatures in augmented reality via their iPhone.

Microsoft VP confirms move to replace short-lived Windows 10 S with 'S Mode' in 2019

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Microsoft will be moving away from offering Windows 10 S as a separate operating system release in favor of a built-in 'S Mode,' an executive has advised, confirming an earlier rumor it was looking to replace the stripped-down Windows version in favor of an option in full Windows 10 installations.

Apple's Face ID-equipped iPad Pros likely ready for production, shipping late next quarter

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Anticipated iPad Pro upgrades should be on the verge of mass production, but may only hit doorsteps late in the June quarter, an analyst claimed in an investor memo obtained by AppleInsider.

Deals: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro w/ Radeon 460 for $2,099 ($1,000 off); DJI Mavic Pro for $769; $15 off $100 iTunes codes

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Midweek deals are going on now with savings of up to $1,000 off. Pick up a high-end Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro (2.9GHz, 16GB, 512GB, Radeon 460) for $2,099. DJI's Mavic Pro drone is also $230 off, while $100 iTunes / App Store codes are just $85 while supplies last.

Stolen Apple account credentials can be acquired from 'dark web' markets for just $15

Wednesday March 07, 2018

Account credentials for Apple's online services are being sold by online scammers for an average of $15.39, a report into stolen account sales on the 'dark web' reveals, but despite the seemingly low cost, Apple-based accounts appear to be priced more than individual user accounts for a considerable number of other online destinations.

Apple's new US campus most likely to spring up in northeast, report argues

Wednesday March 07, 2018

With the company having ruled out California and Texas, Apple's next big U.S. campus is most likely to pop up in a northeastern state, a report argued on Wednesday.