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2018

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Monday March 26, 2018

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FTC confirms Facebook probe over Cambridge Analytica user data fiasco

Monday March 26, 2018

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is actively investigating Facebook's privacy practices in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica revelations, confirming in a statement the existence of a probe into the social network's activities after settling an earlier investigation with a consent decree in 2011.

iPhone X follow-up will start at $899 with 'plus' version hitting $999 says analyst

Monday March 26, 2018

Apple could choose to make this year's 5.8-inch iPhone X successor $100 cheaper at $899, reserving the old pricetag for a new 6.5-inch device, according to one analyst.

Tip: Record your iPad's screen on your Mac with QuickTime Player

Monday March 26, 2018

While iOS 11 introduced a built-in screen recorder that allows users to quickly capture video of their iPhone or iPad's display, it is worth remembering that it is also possible to make a similar recording by connecting it to a Mac. AppleInsider explains the process of screen capturing an iOS device through macOS' QuickTime Player.

Craig Federighi argues against renewed push for law enforcement backdoor to iPhone

Monday March 26, 2018

Apple's senior VP of software engineering maintained the company's hard line on encryption in response to a story saying the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice are renewing their pursuit of backdoors for searches by law enforcement.

Apple's video efforts slated to air in March 2019

Monday March 26, 2018

Apple's push into producing original video content may come to fruition next year, according to a group of entertainment executives familiar with content and release plans, with new programming created via Apple's heavy investment potentially viewable by customers as soon as March 2019.

Rumor: Apple preps new gold iPhone X color, refreshed 9.7-inch iPad arriving in Q3 [u]

Monday March 26, 2018

Fresh rumors suggest Apple is readying production of a new iPhone X color option to boost sales of the flagship smartphone, while an anticipated revamp of the company's low-tier 9.7-inch iPad is said to arrive in the third quarter.

If you don't want to delete your Facebook account, here's how to cut back

Sunday March 25, 2018

Facebook tests the limits of people's tolerance for use of private information, as well as over regular changing of privacy settings for their users with little or no notice. Obviously, you can delete your Facebook account, but what if you're not ready to purge everything?

Video: How to connect your HomePod to your Apple TV or Mac

Sunday March 25, 2018

If you own Apple's HomePod and are looking for ways to get more out of the smart speaker, besides using its built-in service integrations, consider using it with other Apple devices. AppleInsider shows how to use the HomePod to play audio from a Mac and from an Apple TV.

Roundup: The best Qi wireless chargers for Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8

Sunday March 25, 2018

With Apple's iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X all supporting wireless charging at up to 7.5 watts, we're rounding up a list of the best Qi wireless chargers that you can buy right now, freeing up cables and offering fast charging with ease.

Creator of Mac startup & iPhone camera sounds talks Apple sound history

Saturday March 24, 2018

In a newly-published interview, former Apple sound designer Jim Reekes discusses the history of the sound cues he created for the company's devices, such as the famous Mac "beep" and startup chords, and the camera shutter used on devices like the iPhone.

Editorial: Bloomberg spins Apple's Event as a desperate, blind stab for cheap iPads in education

Saturday March 24, 2018

Bloomberg's latest scoop uses Apple's upcoming education event as an opportunity to advance the idea that Google's Chromebooks (and Android tablets!) are taking over new markets while iPads stare into the inky black void of doom. That's wrong, here's why.

Apple ad shows you how to buy a friend's pocket square with Apple Pay Cash

Saturday March 24, 2018

Apple continued its iPhone X advertising thrust on Saturday with a short ad highlighting the ease at which users can send money to friends with Apple Pay Cash.

Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Saturday March 24, 2018

At the China Development Forum this weekend, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about Facebook's misuse of customer data, and sounded the call for stricter rules across the board on what companies are allowed to do with harvested information.

Hands on: CordDock by ElevationLab for the iPhone

Saturday March 24, 2018

CordDock by ElevationLab tries to solve one of the biggest headaches of iPhone docks; the inability to charge when you lift your phone from its perch.

This week on AI: Apple's secret MicroLED lab, new iPad on March 27 & more

Saturday March 24, 2018

Far-flung technologies played an important role this week, but there were also rumors about next week's "Field Trip" event, shakeups at Apple, and the financial hit Apple might soon take in Europe.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming China, U.S. trade war

Saturday March 24, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook made his first public appearance at the China Development Forum on Saturday, offering brief commentary on fears of a pending trade war with China sparked by President Donald Trump's trade tariffs.

Spotify, Apple Music responsible for both rebound of music industry and dying physical media sales

Friday March 23, 2018

Recorded music revenue jumped by double digits last year, thanks to revenue growth from Apple, Spotify and other streaming services, according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the music industry's lobbying group

Apple-supported CLOUD Act passes Congress, will change how governments share data

Friday March 23, 2018

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act, a piece of legislation that would change international rules about sharing of data among governments, passed Congress Thursday, as part of the omnibus spending bill, and the president signed it into law.

WWDC 2018 ticket lottery concludes, Apple sending emails to the victors

Friday March 23, 2018

Having closed its ticket lottery on Thursday, Apple is now informing developers of their selection for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled to start June 4 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.