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Review: Atlas Wristband is an ambitious but flawed strength training tracker

02/13/2016, 12:02 pm

The Atlas Wristband is a noble first effort at something no other fitness tracker does, but there are too many rough edges to recommend it to anyone but a small subset of fitness enthusiasts.

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This week on AI: Apple Car secrets, iPhone & iPad launch dates, a Dr. Dre TV show & more

02/13/2016, 04:02 am

This week more evidence of Apple's car project was uncovered, while rumors hinted at an Apple Music TV show starring Dr. Dre, as well as a launch date for a new 4-inch iPhone and third-generation iPad Air. Separately, Apple seeded several new betas and was hit with two lawsuits.

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Bug in Adobe Creative Cloud updater erases root level Mac data

02/12/2016, 09:02 pm

Adobe has pulled its most recent Creative Cloud update after the version was found to contain an errant script that automatically deletes locally stored Mac user data without warning.

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Apple, Inc set to open new $25 million tech center in Hyderabad, India by June

02/12/2016, 07:02 pm

Apple is reportedly opening its first technology development located in India, on 250,000 sq ft of land within the IT corridor of Hyderabad, next to facilities for Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant, reportedly within Tishman Speyer's WaveRock facility.

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Apple Music passes 11M subscribers as iCloud hits 782M users

02/12/2016, 05:02 pm

During a wide-ranging interview published on Friday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi revealed fresh statistics on the company's various internet services like Apple Music, which now boasts more than 11 million paying subscribers.

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AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Car,' iPhone's future, software betas, iPad Pro keyboards, more

02/12/2016, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Mikey look at new evidence pointing to work on a so-called "Apple Car," forecast the future of iPhone and Apple Watch, discuss Neil's iPad Pro keyboard comparison and much more.

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Immersion files lawsuit, ITC complaint against Apple's haptic technology

02/11/2016, 07:02 pm

Haptic feedback technology developer Immersion on Thursday announced a two-pronged legal attack against Apple for allegedly infringing on its patents with haptic systems embedded in Apple Watch and iPhone.

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Apple slapped with class action suit over Touch ID-related 'Error 53' code

02/11/2016, 06:02 pm

Seattle-based law firm PCVA has decided to move forward with a class action lawsuit related to Apple's hardware repair practices, specifically targeting the "Error 53" code issue that renders iPhone unusable following an unauthorized Touch ID fingerprint sensor install.

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Apple Maps vans operating around the clock in run-up to 'iOS 10' debut

02/11/2016, 10:02 am

With Apple widely expected to announce improvements for its in-house mapping effort alongside "iOS 10" this summer, the company's fleet of sensor-laden vans continues to ply the streets -- even at night.

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Apple invention uses Apple Watch to auto adjust iPhone alert volume

02/11/2016, 04:02 am

Apple is looking to turn Apple Watch into an automated iPhone command and control module, as a patent application published Thursday details a method by which the wearable monitors, compares and adjusts handset audio output on the fly.

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Standalone HBO Now subscriptions at 800,000, says network's CEO

02/10/2016, 03:02 pm

Despite launching almost a year ago with a publicity boost by Apple, HBO Now currently has just 800,000 subscribers, the head of the premium network revealed on Wednesday.

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Apple's in-house CDN efforts spell trouble for Akamai as infrastructure biz warns of losses

02/10/2016, 11:02 am

Seminal internet infrastructure provider Akamai has cautioned investors that traffic from its two biggest clients -- Apple and Microsoft -- will decline in the year ahead, thanks to what chief executive Tom Leighton called their "DIY efforts."

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Apple's biggest Florida store coming to Brickell City Centre in Miami

02/09/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple's largest-ever Florida outlet will debut within Brickell City Centre, a new open-air shopping mall launching in Miami this fall, according to reports.

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Belkin's ScreenCare+ Application System for iPhone launches at US Apple Stores

02/09/2016, 11:02 am

Accessory maker Belkin has partnered with Apple to bring its ScreenCare+ Application System to the iPhone maker's retail stores in America, allowing customers to have a screen protector professionally installed.

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Hackers trying to bribe Apple workers into handing over login information, report says

02/09/2016, 09:02 am

Hackers are trying to bribe workers at Apple's Irish offices with thousands of euros, hoping to gain access to sensitive company login information, according to several people within the company.

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Russia's new Internet czar vows to make Apple & Google pay more taxes

02/09/2016, 09:02 am

In an effort to bolster local competitors, Russia's new Internet adviser to president Vladimir Putin plans to raise taxes on American companies, singling out Apple, Google and Microsoft as targets.

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Munster: Apple likely to fold VR into 'Made for iPhone' program within 2 years

02/08/2016, 11:02 pm

Following up on a recent flurry of Apple acquisitions and key hires from the augmented reality/virtual reality field, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes the iPhone maker plans to pivot on iOS in a bid for the mixed reality space within the next two years.

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Apple's Tim Cook, Eddy Cue attend Super Bowl 50 amid talks of NFL streaming deal

02/08/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook and his head of Internet endeavors -- Eddy Cue -- made an appearance at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, amid multiple reports the company is vying to stream NFL games.

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Apple drops third betas of iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2, and tvOS 9.2 [u]

02/08/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday provided developers with new pre-release versions of the software that runs the company's mobile ecosystem, releasing iOS 9.3 beta 3, watchOS 2.2 beta 3, and tvOS 9.2 beta 3.

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Indian government ready to push through approval of local Apple Stores - report

02/08/2016, 09:02 am

The Indian government is said to be preparing to fast-track approval of the country's first Apple Stores, detouring normal rules about foreign ownership.

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