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Code42 ends consumer CrashPlan backup plans to prioritize business services

08/22/2017, 11:08 am

Code42, the company behind the CrashPlan online backup service, stopped accepting new subscribers for its CrashPlan for Home plan on Tuesday, with the backup firm shifting its focus away from consumers to enterprise and small business customers.

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Apple alumni reveal HomeKit-compatible Latch C smart lock for business, apartments

08/22/2017, 10:08 am

Smart lock startup company Latch has unveiled the enterprise and apartment-oriented Latch C -- its first smart lock certified to work with HomeKit.

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Video: Apple eGPU developer kit tested with a 15-inch Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pro

08/21/2017, 04:08 pm

AppleInsider takes a look at Apple's eGPU developer kit, including the Radeon RX 580 video card, and the Sonnet eGFX enclosure.

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Android Oreo exits developer beta program, coming to Google's Pixel, Nexus soon

08/21/2017, 03:08 pm

Google's latest version of Android has been named. Android Oreo is complete, has exited developer-only beta testing, and is coming soon to the Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.

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Interview from 1988 about the Macintosh Portable leak shows how far Apple leaks have evolved

08/21/2017, 11:08 am

A clip from a local news program discussing the then-unreleased Macintosh Portable has been unearthed and uploaded to YouTube, with the news item from 29 years ago serving as a reminder that Apple leaks are certainly not a new phenomenon, and are largely easier to spread now than ever before.

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Intel details 8th-generation Core i7, i5 processors suitable for MacBook, dual-core MacBook Pro refresh

08/21/2017, 10:08 am

Intel launched its 8th-generation processors on Monday, starting with the with the new 'U-series' chips for notebooks boasting a 40 percent performance boost compared to the previous generation, though while this series is suitable for use in MacBooks and the dual-core MacBook Pro, it won't help provide users with a 32GB memory option.

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Review: Alpine's iLX-107 is the first, and best, aftermarket wireless CarPlay receiver

08/20/2017, 09:08 pm

Alpine's newly released iLX-107 is the first infotainment system to boast wireless CarPlay compatibility, allowing users to listen to tunes, navigate, interact with Siri and more without a Lightning cable. AppleInsider went hands-on with the receiver and came away greatly impressed.

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First look: Adata SE730H portable USB-C SSD a good solution for external OS installs, Time Machine

08/20/2017, 01:08 am

While small SSDs aren't new, ones with USB-C compatibility are. AppleInsider examines the forthcoming Data SE730H USB-C portable SSD.

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Apple uses hidden webpage to recruit cloud infrastructure engineer

08/19/2017, 10:08 pm

A hidden, now-defunct page on Apple's website was apparently being used by the company to recruit an engineer for work on a "critical infrastructure component."

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This week on AI: Apple Watch 'Series 3,' Apple's $1B Hollywood war chest, Charlottesville fallout & more

08/19/2017, 12:08 am

Some of the most interesting news of the week revolved around this fall's Apple Watch "Series 3," which may get LTE, but not a new look. Apple also appears to have big Hollywood plans -- if not quite as big as HBO or Netflix.

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Functional Apple I computer to hit online auction block in September

08/18/2017, 11:08 pm

A fully operational Apple I computer built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 1976 is going up for auction through Charitybuzz next month, with all proceeds earmarked for charity.

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Android O, Google's response to Apple's iOS 11, will be revealed next Monday amid solar eclipse

08/18/2017, 02:08 pm

Google will showcase and possibly launch the next version of Android, "Android O," on August 21 -- setting the stage for competition with Apple's iOS 11, which should come to iPhones and iPads as soon as next month.

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Hands on: ScreenFlow 7 update turns the screen recording app into a video suite

08/18/2017, 02:08 pm

Extensive editing, titling and annotation features recently added to ScreenFlow 7 make it a serious production tool.

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AppleInsider podcast talks LTE Apple Watch, 'iPhone 8,' and CarPlay

08/18/2017, 08:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the almost-certainty that is an LTE-enabled Apple Watch, pricing and affordability on the "iPhone 8," Tim Cook's leadership following the events that took place in Charlottesville, Va., and CarPlay.

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Apple leases additional Santa Clara office space near Apple Park

08/17/2017, 10:08 pm

Apple continues to expand its San Francisco Bay Area footprint to accommodate a growing workforce and new projects, with the latest leases involving multiple industrial buildings near the soon to open Apple Park.

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Lawsuit over Apple retail workers' unpaid bag checks may go to California Supreme Court

08/17/2017, 11:08 am

A class action suit over Apple store workers' unpaid time spent in bag checks may soon be headed to the California Supreme Court, after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals appealed to the institution for guidance.

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Irish finance minister decries EU's demand for $15B+ in Apple back taxes, says it's not Ireland's job

08/17/2017, 09:08 am

In a German interview this week, Ireland's finance minister attacked the European Commission's ruling calling for the collection of $15 billion in back taxes (plus interest) from Apple, saying it was both unjustified and outside Ireland's responsibility.

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Steve Jobs Theater given closeup in latest Apple Park drone footage

08/17/2017, 09:08 am

One of the last sets of drone footage while Apple Park is still under construction highlights the ever-growing landscaping taking place, and a close-up of the uncovered Steve Jobs Theater.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook addresses Charlottesville, company to donate $2M to fight hate

08/16/2017, 11:08 pm

Responding to last weekend's demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday sent a letter to company staff deriding hate groups, bigotry and violence, while denouncing President Donald Trump's "equivalence" of white nationalists and human rights advocates.

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Netflix to spend $7B on content in 2018

08/16/2017, 07:08 pm

Apple is reported to spend some $1 billion on original content in 2018, but the number pales in comparison to streaming leader Netflix, which anticipates to spend seven times that on its own offerings next year.

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