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Apple TV exec Jen Folse departs Apple for live-streaming startup Caffeine

08/21/2018, 07:08 pm

Longtime Apple executive Jen Folse, who served as lead designer on a number of projects including tvOS, has departed the company to take a senior role at live social broadcasting startup Caffeine.

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Android collects nearly 10 times more user data than Apple's iOS

08/21/2018, 05:08 pm

Adding to an ongoing location-tracking scandal, a research paper claims that idle Android devices are sending nearly ten times as much data to Google as iOS devices do to Apple's servers.

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Here are three quick and easy alternatives to Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave

08/21/2018, 03:08 pm

Apple's Mojave is dropping macOS's long-standing remote access feature but it's no loss, as long as you're prepared. AppleInsider details the alternatives you can use right now.

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Thieves caught in the act of robbing a California Apple Store

08/21/2018, 10:08 am

After a summer of Apple Store robberies throughout California and elsewhere, three suspects were caught in the act Sunday, and detained by customers near the Apple Store in Thousand Oaks.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' car could warn you what it is about to do, well before it does it

08/21/2018, 09:08 am

Apple has come up with a way to allow a self-driving car to communicate much more than lane changing information to other drivers of maneuvers it intends to perform, with the advance warning likely to reduce the possibility of accidents involving both driven and autonomous vehicles.

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Apple looking to open premium franchise-owned stores in India

08/21/2018, 09:08 am

While Apple awaits permission to open full corporate-run retail stores in India, an expanded franchise retail footprint initiative may be underway.

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Lawsuit takes aim at Google for constant location history tracking

08/21/2018, 08:08 am

A man from San Diego has launched a class action suit versus Google over the recent discovery that the company's iOS and Android apps continue to track a user's location even if Location History is disabled, calling the unwanted tracking a breach of the user's privacy.

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Huawei again accused of passing off DSLR photos as smartphone shots

08/20/2018, 02:08 pm

Commercial, which was shown in Egypt, implies that photos taken with the Nova 3 and 3i smartphone cameras -- something the Chinese company has been caught doing before.

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Apple sued over claims website is inaccessible to visually impaired users

08/20/2018, 10:08 am

Apple has become the target of a new lawsuit, one that claims the iPhone producer's website is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not being fully accessible to blind or visually-impaired consumers, due to the way the website itself is coded.

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Apple culls thousands of apps in China amid attacks from state media

08/20/2018, 05:08 am

Following a scathing rebuke of supposedly lax App Store policy enforcement from Chinese state media, Apple on Monday confirmed the removal of thousands of deemed-illegal titles from the online storefront in compliance with local regulations.

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Review: Sonicare DiamondClean Smart uses your iPhone and Bluetooth to perfect the electric toothbrush

08/19/2018, 01:08 pm

Philips Sonicare has taken an oft-parodied feature -- Bluetooth -- and baked it into their popular electric toothbrush. To our surprise, it actually added a wealth of features and greatly improved an already fantastic product.

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Crime blotter: actress Sean Young accused of Mac theft, California Apple Store thefts multiply, more [u]

08/19/2018, 08:08 am

Authorities in California are hoping to finally catch the thieves who they say are responsible for this summer's series of Apple Store robberies throughout California. That and more in this week's Apple crime blotter.

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This week on AI: Apple Car in 2023 or later, more MacBook updates, Apple Pencils & iPhones

08/18/2018, 12:08 am

Highlights of the week included new rumors about the "Apple Car," Apple Pencil support on the iPhone, more incoming MacBook refreshes, and changes in the latest iOS 12 betas.

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US DOJ wants Facebook to help wiretap Messenger, report says

08/17/2018, 10:08 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly pushing Facebook to disable or otherwise break end-to-end encryption in its Messenger text and voice messaging service as part of a criminal investigation into the MS-13 gang.

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How to get more speed and features out of Safari on Mac and iOS

08/17/2018, 03:08 pm

Maybe it's just because it comes free on your Mac and iOS devices, but somehow it never seems fashionable to like Safari. Yet this is a remarkably capable app and it has hidden depths. AppleInsider delves into using Safari.

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Group FaceTime is only the latest of many Apple technologies to be delayed

08/17/2018, 12:08 pm

Just as Group FaceTime 12 will now ship late, Apple has a long history of both hardware and software missing its announced dates.

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Beats 1 Zane Lowe talks about the changing role of the music influencer

08/17/2018, 11:08 am

A new interview looks at Beats 1 tastemaker Zane Lowe, and his unique role in today's rapidly changing music ecosystem.

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Google may be prepping self-designed smart display for Christmas

08/17/2018, 10:08 am

Potentially creating an even bigger gap with Apple in the smartspeaker market, Google is looking to ship its own smart display in time for the holiday shopping season, a report claimed on Friday.

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Brainstorm ideas with these three mind mapping apps on iOS and macOS

08/17/2018, 09:08 am

Write down every idea, and every unfinished notion you have into these Mac and iOS mind mapping tools -- and use them to make plans. AppleInsider jots down a few thoughts.

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Apple says no customer information involved in hack by Australian teen

08/17/2018, 12:08 am

Apple on Friday commented on recent revelations that an Australian teen gained unauthorized access to its corporate computer network, saying the hack did not compromise customer data despite reports claiming the boy accessed customer accounts.

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