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2016

Logitech debuts Pop Home Switch for simplified smarthome control

Thursday August 11, 2016

Logitech on Thursday announced the Pop Home Switch, a deliberately simple control for multiple home automation platforms, albeit with the exception of Apple's HomeKit.

Patent filing hints at Apple's future in consumer-driven healthcare monitoring

Thursday August 11, 2016

A new Apple patent filing for an electrocardiogram device suitable for consumer use reinforces the company's continued moves into the healthcare monitoring business.

Apple's US & European iPhone sales grow despite global setbacks

Thursday August 11, 2016

Apple managed to grow its iPhone sales in the U.S. and the big five European markets during the June quarter, in spite of a global decline in shipments, according to new research data.

Deals: $550 off 12" MacBook (1.3GHz, 8GB, 256GB), $200 off 13" Air; $100 off 128GB 12.9" iPad Pro; $550 off 27" iMac; $100 iTunes code $85

Thursday August 11, 2016

Shoppers can snap up a 2015 1.3GHz 12" MacBook for $999 or a 2015 13" Air for $799 this week. The Space Gray 12.9" iPad Pro (Wi-Fi) is also marked down to $849, while a 27" iMac is $1,249. Apple's 16GB iPhone 6 Plus (GSM Unlocked) is now $549.99 and $100 iTunes codes are 15% off on eBay.

Latest pics show alleged 'iPhone 7' in space black, 'Plus' models with & without Smart Connector

Thursday August 11, 2016

A trio of new images claim to show Apple's next-generation iPhone in three different colors, including a dark shade of space black. In addition, photos of larger 5.5-inch models depict versions with and without a magnetic Smart Connector.

New 'iPhone 7' photos show off alleged case design, hint at pressure-sensitive home button

Thursday August 11, 2016

New photos of "iPhone 7" parts from different sources may back expectations about the phone's casing, as well as the absence of a physical button on the product, likely to ship next month.

Apple hires Flipboard co-founder Evan Doll to direct work on health software

Thursday August 11, 2016

Apple has hired on one of the co-founders of Flipboard, Evan Doll, as a director of health software engineering, a report observed on Thursday.

Samsung accused of poisoning over 200 workers, then withholding information on toxins it exposed them to

Wednesday August 10, 2016

One of Apple's largest component suppliers, Samsung Electronics, is the subject of a new investigative report regarding its withholding of critical information about the toxic chemicals its employees were exposed to while working in the company's factories.

New Manhattan Apple Store at World Trade Center to open Tuesday August 16th

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Apple has announced an August 16th grand opening date for its new retail store located within the World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan.

Apple's ConnectED now serving iPads to more than 9,000 teachers, 32,000 students at 114 underserved schools

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Apple announced today that its commitment to ConnectED has resulted in 32,145 students in underserved public schools gaining access to iPads for the 2016 school year, as well as Macs and iPads for more than 9,042 teachers.

Oops: Microsoft leaks its Golden Key, unlocking Windows Secure Boot and exposing the danger of backdoors

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Microsoft has demonstrated why the FBI's desire for "Golden Key" backdoors allowing "good guys" to bypass security is such a bad idea: it inadvertently released its own keys to Windows tablets, phones, HoloLens and other devices using UEFI Secure Boot.

Google updates iOS versions of Docs, Sheets & Slides with iPad multitasking

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Google on Wednesday released important updates to its Docs, Sheets, and Slides clients for iOS, finally giving iPad owners access to true multitasking with its productivity suite.

Judge says 'common sense' not enough to invalidate patent in Arendi v. Apple & Google

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Judges cannot invoke "common sense" when considering the validity of a patent, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled on Wednesday, impacting a case pitting Arendi S.A.R.L. against Apple and Google.

Apple's Eddy Cue, Craig Federighi discuss failures and resultant victories

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Extending an interview series about the past, present and future of Apple, senior vice presidents Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi talk about the company's initial failures, a harsh media spotlight, and how it shapes what consumers end up with.

Police hunting for suspects in burglary at Apple Cupertino office

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Sheriff's deputies are still scouring San Jose for two suspects thought to have burglarized an Apple office in Cupertino, having already chased down and arrested a third suspect near a Starbucks, according to ongoing reports.

Rumor: 'A10' CPUs destined for Apple's 'iPhone 7' surface in new pics

Wednesday August 10, 2016

With the announcement of Apple's next-generation iPhone said to be less than a month away, suppliers are undoubtedly gearing up for a massive product launch, and new pictures claim to show the "A10" chip that could power the "iPhone 7."

Apple one step closer to Indian stores after latest finance ministry decision

Wednesday August 10, 2016

India's finance minister has reportedly ratified a proposal that would allow single-brand retailers like Apple to be exempt for local sourcing rules for three years if they provide "cutting-edge" technology.

Redesigned, ultra-thin MacBook Pro with AMD GPU not expected to debut at 'iPhone 7' event Sept. 7

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Although Apple is nearing the completion of a redesigned MacBook Pro, it probably won't make its appearance at an "iPhone 7" event expected on Sept. 7, a report said on Wednesday.

Anticipated MacBook Pro redesign boosting profits for Apple hinge manufacturer

Wednesday August 10, 2016

With a shift to highly precise metal injection molding-fabricated hinges probable in a new, thinner MacBook Pro, manufacturers that can generate the parts are greatly exceeding expectations.

ESPN to launch subscription streaming service following BAMTech purchase

Tuesday August 09, 2016

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a $1 billion deal that buys a 33 percent share of BAMTech, a video streaming company whose technology will be used to launch an ESPN streaming service in the near future.