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Apple's Beddit emerges from hibernation with Beddit Sleep Monitor 3.5

12/07/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple-owned Beddit on Friday made a surprise product launch, releasing a very slightly revised version of its namesake sleep tracker.

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Qualcomm's president says Apple iPhone modem saga will end soon -- but that seems unlikely

12/07/2018, 10:12 am

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon believes that the legal battle with Apple over the iPhone modem could end in 2019, but if history -- and Apple's remarks -- are any indication, that's a long-shot.

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Australia passes contentious encryption bill opposed by Apple, other tech companies

12/06/2018, 09:12 pm

The Australia parliament on Thursday passed a set of new cybersecurity measures that compels technology companies to furnish law enforcement agencies access to encrypted customer messages, a law that Apple and other tech firms railed against during its draft period.

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These are the best holiday gift ideas for budding action photographers and videographers

12/06/2018, 03:12 pm

Whether you have an eye on professional work or just recording your personal adventures, there are a lot of potential Apple-related gifts for shooting action footage -- and we have some suggestions.

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Google killing Allo messaging service, sending iOS users elsewhere

12/06/2018, 12:12 pm

Allo, once the vanguard platform of Google's plans for messaging, will officially shut down in March 2019.

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Huawei CFO arrest in Canada could affect iPhone tariffs if US-China trade talks sour

12/06/2018, 11:12 am

Huawei's CFO -- and founder's daughter -- Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on Saturday and faces extradition to the United States. The move against one of Apple's biggest international smartphone competitors threatens to open a new front in a looming trade war between the US and China.

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Apple looking at Augmented Reality to help ride-sharing app customers find their drivers

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

Apple is continuing to explore ways for augmented reality to be more useful, with one idea helping passengers of ride-hailing services, like Uber, to find their designated car, and to avoid climbing into the incorrect vehicle.

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Saudi dissident sues iPhone spyware firm over Khashoggi communications surveillance

12/06/2018, 07:12 am

Following a report in November that the Saudi government retained NSO Group to spy on dissidents, a new lawsuit says the kingdom used iPhone spyware to intercept communications with the slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Rare Macworld issue signed by Steve Jobs could sell for $10,000 or more

12/05/2018, 04:12 pm

A copy of the first issue of Macworld, signed by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will go up for auction starting on Thursday, potentially fetching tens of thousands of dollars.

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Here are some of the best Apple-connected fitness gifts for 2018

12/05/2018, 02:12 pm

Getting fit is more about knowledge, nutrition, and perseverance than technology, but the right devices certainly make it easier. These are some of the choicest Apple-related tech gifts for the runner or lifter in your life.

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HomePod destined for launch in China and Hong Kong in early 2019

12/05/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple will be bringing the HomePod to China and Hong Kong, the company has announced, with the major markets set to be the next two regions where the smart speaker will be sold.

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Apple climbs up in Glassdoor ranking of best US workplaces

12/05/2018, 11:12 am

Apple has regained some stature in Glassdoor's newest annual ranking of the best U.S. work environments, though the company is still behind an all-time high it achieved going into 2012.

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Waymo One launches as world's first commercial autonomous taxi service

12/05/2018, 10:12 am

On Wednesday Alphabet's Waymo unit debuted Waymo One, a first-of-its-kind paid autonomous taxi service, though the initial customer base will be limited for now.

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Steve Jobs took weekly hands-on role in first Apple store design, says former retail head Ron Johnson

12/05/2018, 09:12 am

Steve Jobs was deeply involved in the development of Apple's first retail store, according to original retail head Ron Johnson, providing regular vetting and suggestions as the company experimented with a prototype in a rented warehouse near 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino.

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Health-tracking AirPods a next step for Apple as Google and Amazon race to imitate

12/05/2018, 07:12 am

Apple may be looking at improving the AirPods with health monitoring features soon, but the company may face steep competition in that space, as Amazon and Google appear to be eyeing the same market.

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Key Apple security expert Jon Callas leaves to take job with ACLU

12/04/2018, 04:12 pm

One of Apple's senior security specialists, Jon Callas, has reportedly jumped ship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union -- and for a much smaller salary.

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Holiday gift guide 2018: Speakers that are sure to please the music lover on your shopping list

12/04/2018, 02:12 pm

Speakers are probably one of the easiest gift choices. You can spend a little on a portable Bluetooth speaker, or practically infinite amounts on whole-home audio. AppleInsider rounds up the best speaker gift ideas for this holiday season.

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Future AirPods could use more secure ear-fitting methods to enable fitness tracking features

12/04/2018, 11:12 am

Apple is continuing to consider producing AirPods with health tracking functionality, but the use of biometric sensors in wireless earbuds presents new challenges in keeping them firmly in place, a problem Apple has also attempted to solve.

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Best of 2018: Apple reveals most popular apps, games, movies and more

12/04/2018, 02:12 am

As it does every year, Apple on Tuesday released a list of the year's "best" digital content up for offer on its various digital storefronts, from the iOS App Store to Apple Books.

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Tim Cook says 'no place' for hate groups on Apple platforms

12/03/2018, 04:12 pm

In accepting the Anti-Defamation League's first-ever "Courage Against Hate" award on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a firm statement in support of the organization and against far-right groups.

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