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August unveils HomeKit-compatible Smart Lock Pro, redesigned Smart Lock and Doorbell Cam Pro

09/19/2017, 12:09 am

Smart lock manufacturer August on Tuesday unveiled a new hardware lineup headlined by the revamped Smart Lock Pro, a HomeKit-compatible retrofit device that boasts all-new "DoorSense" technology that alerts users when their door is left ajar. A second, more affordable device also launched, as did a new version of the Doorbell Cam.

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Apple to grow and revamp Century City store in LA with mall's $1B expansion

09/18/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple is reportedly taking advantage of a $1 billion overhaul at Los Angeles's Westfield Century City mall on Santa Monica Boulevard to launch a new, much larger store in the facility.

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Relocated Apple store opens for business in Reno, Nevada

09/16/2017, 09:09 pm

Apple on Saturday opened the doors of a relocated Reno, Nev., retail outlet to a crowd of eager customers, the latest in the company's chain to benefit from an "Apple store 2.0" redesign developed under executive Angela Ahrendts.

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Watch: Apple goes all-in on augmented reality

09/16/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple is going all-in on augmented reality with iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iOS 11. From hardware acceleration on the A11 Bionic chip to ARKit in iOS 11, check out all the new AR features consumers coming to Apple's product line starting Sept. 22.

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This week on AI: Apple unveils iPhone X & 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K & more

09/16/2017, 12:09 am

It all came out this week, as Apple finally revealed the OLED-based iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, a third-generation Apple Watch with LTE, and the Apple TV 4K. Find all the details you might have missed right here.

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Apple addresses ad industry complaints over Safari tracking prevention feature

09/15/2017, 07:09 pm

In response to advertising industry objections to Safari's new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature, Apple on Friday explained how the service is a boon for both consumers and ad services who use it responsibly.

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Apple hardware lead Johny Srouji to speak at Carnegie Mellon on Sept. 18

09/15/2017, 02:09 pm

Johny Srouji -- Apple's senior VP of Hardware Technologies -- will give a speech at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon on Monday, Sept. 18, the university's Computer Science school has announced.

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AppleInsider podcast shares impressions on iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, more

09/15/2017, 08:09 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Neil discuss some of the changes in iPhone 8 and X. Dan comes back to talk about his impressions having held them in Apple's hands-on area after the event.

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Apple iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K preorders go live [u]

09/15/2017, 03:09 am

Right on schedule, Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K all went up for preorder on Friday at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the company's dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and online storefront.

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Video: A sneak peak at iOS 11 Augmented Reality at the Apple Park Visitor Center

09/14/2017, 10:09 pm

At WWDC17, Apple introduced ARKit, iOS 11's new dev tools for Augmented Reality. It demonstrated interactive 3D games spilling off a table on stage and offered a hands-on look at a simple app that placed virtual objects on a table its iPads could recognize as a 3D plane. This week, it unveiled a practical new real-world app for exploring the Apple Park project.

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Apple's Steve Jobs Theater boasts no support pillars, power routed through spacers between window panes

09/14/2017, 04:09 pm

Accounts from the release event from Apple Park not only wax poetic about the Steve Jobs Theater, but about the main headquarters as well.

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Google set to challenge Apple's iPhone 8 & X with Oct. 4 announcement of 'Pixel 2'

09/14/2017, 10:09 am

Google is preparing an Oct. 4 announcement, when the company is widely expected to reveal a second-generation Pixel phone that will go toe-to-toe with Apple's iPhone 8, and later the iPhone X.

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Apple mulling $3B investment in Bain bid for Toshiba chip business, report says

09/14/2017, 12:09 am

In what could be Apple's largest single outside investment since its acquisition of Beats, the company is supposedly in discussions to put up around $3 billion toward Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's memory chip business.

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AirPods Wireless Charging Case an add-on, release date and pricing unknown

09/13/2017, 01:09 pm

While there is a Qi-compatible AirPods Wireless Charging Case coming, it does not appear to be included with the default SKU of the AirPods for the foreseeable future -- and the pricing of the peripheral is unknown.

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Apple's AirPower wireless charging pad charges up to 3 devices, to launch in 2018

09/12/2017, 03:09 pm

Apple at its special media event on Tuesday offered a sneak peek at AirPower, a branded wireless charging mat capable of charging up to three devices simultaneously.

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Join AppleInsider live at the Steve Jobs Theater for Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 unveiling

09/12/2017, 09:09 am

Today at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m., Eastern, Apple will kick off a presentation finally taking the wraps off of its premium iPhone X with edge-to-edge OLED display, as well as new iPhone 8 models. AppleInsider is there live with full, exclusive coverage and analysis.

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Apple Park's new $108M visitor center spares no expense to dazzle guests

09/12/2017, 12:09 am

Tomorrow, Apple will be introducing a series of new products at its brand new Steve Jobs Theater, in the first occasion for outsiders to visit its Apple Park campus. In parallel, it appears ready to show off its $80 million visitor center, which was first detailed in the summer of 2015, nearly four years after the "Campus 2" was first announced.

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Toshiba to sell chip unit to Western Digital for $18.3B, report says

09/11/2017, 11:09 pm

A new report claims Toshiba will sell its memory chip business to a consortium led by technology partner Western Digital, potentially ending a contentious months-long search for a buyer that included candidates Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn.

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Qualcomm says Android always first to new technology, takes aim at iPhone X features

09/11/2017, 06:09 pm

In a post to its website on Monday, cellular industry pioneer Qualcomm claims it helped Android roll out a number of industry firsts, like edge-to-edge OLED displays, augmented reality and facial recognition, many of which are expected to debut as tentpole features of Apple's upcoming iPhone X.

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Tim Cook says Apple working on 'a lot of stuff' in health, not necessarily profit-driven

09/11/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple is secretly working on many things in the health arena, CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published on Monday, but only some of them are expected to translate into revenue-generating businesses.

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