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Major renovation coming to first Apple Store at Tysons Corner, Virginia

07/20/2018, 12:07 pm

According to permits filed in Virginia, the Tysons Corner Mall Apple store is looking at a big renovation at some point in the future, including demolition.

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BetterTouchTool is the app the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar needs

07/20/2018, 11:07 am

BetterTouchTool is a venerable app that has always brought countless tools to any Mac with a trackpad. Add it to a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, though, and you could become a fan of that little OLED strip. AppleInsider checks it out.

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Apple retail expands HomeKit demos with Nanoleaf Remote hands-on area

07/20/2018, 10:07 am

Apple is expanding their in-store HomeKit marketing and demonstrations in-store with a new hands-on display featuring the Nanoleaf Remote and the company's colorful LED light panels.

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The best photo print services to use now that Apple's Photo Print Products is ending

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is putting an end to orders through its Photo Print Products service after Sept. 30. If you've been a regular user, here are some alternative digital services for making calendars and photo books.

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Podcast discusses new MacBook Pro keyboard and thermal throttling, Siri, Thunderbolt 3

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew discuss the new MacBook Pro, keyboards, and Mike joins us to talk about Siri, eGPU and the difficulties with ThunderBolt 3, USB-C, and the trouble with sorting cables that all look the same.

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Wemo Mini Smart Plug first HomeKit product to use software authentication

07/19/2018, 04:07 pm

A firmware update to the Wemo Smart Plug makes the product the first of its kind to offer Apple HomeKit software authentication.

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Melbourne Apple Store proposal loses controversial 'pagoda' design

07/19/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple has changed its plans for its first Global Flagship store in Melbourne, Australia, revising the design of its Federation Square retail outlet from the pagoda-inspired structure to a much simpler design, following criticism from the public.

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Top 5 utilities that every new Mac user needs

07/19/2018, 01:07 pm

They're not your everyday workhorse apps like a word processor or spreadsheet, but these extras are what makes it worth having a Mac. AppleInsider picks the utilities that pack the most punch.

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BlackMagic eGPU not just for HDMI and Thunderbolt 3 displays, but also for any USB-C monitor

07/19/2018, 11:07 am

The Blackmagic eGPU isn't just the first one to accelerate the Thunderbolt 3 LG Ultrafine 5K, but will boost any two displays that can connect to the unit with USB-C or HDMI.

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Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox assets for $70B after Comcast drops bid

07/19/2018, 10:07 am

Disney has won the battle for 21st Century Fox, with Comcast surrendering the field to Apple's ally.

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Apple uses art to promote Milan Piazza Liberty store ahead of July 26 opening

07/19/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is celebrating the opening of its Piazza Liberty store in Milan on July 26 with art, using works from a number of artists and a colorful Apple logo on the outside of the store, along with promoting Today At Apple sessions with a creative focus.

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Google's $5B antitrust fine similar to Apple's e-book, App Store woes

07/18/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple can tell the folks at Alphabet just how long these cases can drag on, as it has its own experience in such matters.

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Netflix and HBO's uncertainty may give Apple a content opening

07/18/2018, 10:07 am

Netflix had a bad quarter, and HBO is staring down big philosophical production changes under its new ownership. The pair may create the perfect storm that Apple needs for its upcoming content push.

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Google hit with $5B antitrust fine over Android search restrictions

07/18/2018, 08:07 am

The European Commission has fined Google 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) for breaking antitrust rules, claiming the restrictions the tech giant imposes on carriers and smartphone producers using the Android operating system helps the search engine maintain its vast market share.

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Chinese iCloud data moved to servers operated by state-owned telco

07/18/2018, 04:07 am

Apple's Chinese iCloud partner has struck a deal with China Telecom to migrate all in-country customer data to the state-owned firm's Tianyi Cloud service, a move that seemingly flies in the face of Apple assurances against government snooping.

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Future iPhone may get fastest ever LPDDR5 power-sipping DRAM from Samsung

07/17/2018, 02:07 pm

Samsung has developed what it calls the first 10-nanometer 8-gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM prototype, a memory module that is faster than the previous generation and is intended to help machine learning applications in 5G-equipped smartphones, and one that could make its way into a future iPhone model.

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VirtualLink USB-C standard reduces cables count for VR headsets, is a boon for Mac users

07/17/2018, 11:07 am

The VirtualLink Consortium has launched a new "Alternate Mode" for USB Type-C designed to reduce the number of cables required for virtual reality headsets to function, one that could make it even easier for Mac owners to get started with VR, and get accelerated video for USB-C monitors.

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Republican Mike Coffman joins push to restore net neutrality

07/17/2018, 10:07 am

Colorado Representative Mike Coffman on Tuesday became the first Republican to demonstrate support for U.S. House efforts to force a vote on net neutrality protections, undone earlier this year by a 3-2 vote at the Federal Communications Commission.

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Former Apple employee pleads not guilty to stealing self-driving car trade secrets

07/16/2018, 09:07 pm

Former Apple employee Xiaolang Zhang, who worked on the company's self-driving car initiative, on Monday entered a plea of not guilty after federal prosecutors indicted the engineer on one count of trade secret theft.

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Apple execs turn into their Memoji doppelgangers for World Emoji Day

07/16/2018, 07:07 pm

Apple executives on Monday took part in the company's celebration of World Emoji Day by updating their official profile pictures with Memoji, a customizable 3D avatar feature set to arrive with iOS 12.

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