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2019

Weekend steals: $249 iPads; $1,099 13" MacBook Pros; $350 to $700 off 2018 15" MacBook Pros; $999 iMacs

Tuesday March 05, 2019

After selling out at the reduced price, Amazon's $249 iPad deal is back while supplies last. Apple authorized resellers have also issued a $200 cash discount on current 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys, bringing the price down to $1,099. Meanwhile, those looking for the steepest discounts on robust Touch Bars and iMacs can save hundreds as well (oh, and Apple Watches are also on sale from $259).

Tips: Step up your workouts by sharing Apple Watch activity data with friends

Tuesday March 05, 2019

The Apple Watch's activity app does a good job of pushing you into exercising more, but knowing that your friends can see when you've slacked off is a strong motivator. Here's a two-minute tip on how to set up sharing your workout activity.

Big finance sweating Apple Pay intrusion, consolidating payment services

Tuesday March 05, 2019

Barclays is reportedly having trouble attracting users to its BPay mobile payments system and the Pingit app in the United Kingdom, due to competition from Apple Pay and other competitors, with the bank allegedly preparing to merge the two services into one.

Apple Watch continues wearables market domination with 10.4M holiday shipments

Tuesday March 05, 2019

Apple is continuing to lead the rest of the wearables market, according to data from IDC, with sales of the Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beats headphones helping the iPhone maker maintain its position in a market that grew 31.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.

WebAuthn becomes official hardware login standard for browsers like Apple's Safari

Tuesday March 05, 2019

The World Wide Web Consortium and the FIDO Alliance have certified WebAuthn as an official Web standard, allowing users of compatible browsers -- Safari among them -- to turn to hardware logins instead of passwords.

NSA's domestic metadata collection going unused, could be ended permanently

Tuesday March 05, 2019

The U.S. National Security Agency has allegedly left its metadata collection system -- first exposed by Edward Snowden in 2013 -- unused for months, and it could vanish completely in the near future.

Apple registers new PrivacyIsImportant domain name, no website yet

Tuesday March 05, 2019

While it has not yet launched any website at the address, Apple now owns the site name PrivacyIsImportant.com.

Apple's car of the future may use fiber optic heads-up display

Tuesday March 05, 2019

Passengers in an Apple-designed car of the future may find the vehicle to have a unique interior lighting system, consisting of fiber optic-based segments that could become practically invisible when not in use by blending into the car's various surfaces, and could even offer indicators to drivers within the windscreen.

August expands lineup with new August View doorbell cam

Tuesday March 05, 2019

August Home continues to expand its smart home lineup with its latest product, the August View smart video doorbell camera.

Apple quietly fixes 'stage light' MacBook Pro display issue with longer backlight cable

Tuesday March 05, 2019

Apple has slightly lengthened a cable in the 2018 MacBook Pro, that was said to be responsible for the "stage lighting" problem in the 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro

Apple supplier Corning working on foldable glass for future phones

Tuesday March 05, 2019

The firm Apple has tapped for its screens since the very first iPhone is working on glass that can be folded and expects to succeed by the time folding phones are mainstream in a couple of years.

Tim Cook successfully lobbied White House to help Apple avoid China trade war fallout

Monday March 04, 2019

A report on Monday delves into Apple CEO Tim Cook's lobbying efforts, both with officials in the White House and counterparts in China, detailing a series of deft moves that has kept Apple above the fray in the U.S.-China trade war.

Apple claims Qualcomm stole idea for smartphone boot-up tech from engineer

Monday March 04, 2019

The latest installment of Apple and Qualcomm's worldwide legal scrum kicked off in San Diego on Monday with a startling allegation claiming one of Qualcomm's patents-in-suit is based on an idea introduced to the company by an Apple engineer.

Apple buys patent portfolio from defunct home security camera maker Lighthouse

Monday March 04, 2019

Apple has snapped up a batch of U.S. patents from a defunct home security camera company, Lighthouse AI, potentially in efforts to expand its own artificial intelligence-powered user identification technology.

Carnegie Library's transformation into D.C. Apple Store will complete in April

Monday March 04, 2019

Apple's restoration of Washington D.C.'s Carnegie Library as part of its conversion into a massive retail outlet for the iPhone maker could open to the public soon, after the building owner advised current expectations is for it to be completed in late spring.

Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 4 for iPhone & iPad

Monday March 04, 2019

Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 4 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past three beta releases.

Apple rolls out fourth developer betas of iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2 [u]

Monday March 04, 2019

Apple has rolled on to its fourth generation of builds for the current round of betas, with new versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available for testing by developer beta participants.

Lutron ships Smart Fan Speed Control with Apple HomeKit

Monday March 04, 2019

The Cas騁a by Lutron Fan Speed Control with HomeKit support has just been made available, letting people upgrade their ceiling fans without having to pay hundreds of dollars for a new model.

US & China said nearing end of trade war impacting Apple's bottom line

Monday March 04, 2019

The Trump administration is reportedly nearing a deal that could halt the trade war hurting the U.S. and China, and by extension Apple's iPhone business.

'High severity' kernel security flaw found in macOS file system

Monday March 04, 2019

Google's Project Zero has revealed a "high severity" flaw in the macOS kernel, one which could allow an attacker to make changes to a file without macOS being informed, an issue that could lead to infected files being opened and allowing more malicious activities to become available to abuse.