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2019

Lowest prices ever: Apple's latest 15 inch MacBook Pro on sale for $1,879, high-end model only $100 more

Tuesday April 23, 2019

Amazon-owned Woot is delivering the lowest prices anywhere on Mid 2018 15-inch MacBook Pros thanks to flash discounts of up to $820 off. Pick up the standard model for $1,879 or snap up a high-end model with loads of upgrades for just $100 more.

Student sues Apple for $1 billion over false arrest linked to facial recognition tech

Monday April 22, 2019

An 18-year-old student launched a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple and an associated security firm on Monday, accusing the pair of falsely linking him to a series of store thefts.

Sprint, AT&T reach settlement in lawsuit over rebranding 4G as '5G E'

Monday April 22, 2019

A settlement has emerged in Sprint's lawsuit against AT&T, which accused the rival carrier of "blatantly misleading consumers" with its use of the term "5G E" to market high-speed 4G connections.

Review: JBL's Endurance Peak wireless earbuds deliver excellent fit & sound

Monday April 22, 2019

If you can look past its touch controls, the JBL Endurance Peak is a great balance of price, longevity, and audio quality amongst fully wireless earbuds.

Which do you choose? Apple Pencil vs Logitech Crayon for iPad Pro

Monday April 22, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, Apple released iOS 12.2 and with that update Apple suddenly allowed Logitech's Crayon to work with some of Apple's iPad Pro lineup, so today let's take a look at whether you should buy the more expensive Apple Pencil 2, or maybe you'd be better off with the more affordable Logitech Crayon.

Apple distributes third developer betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, macOS 10.14.5

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple has reached the third round of developer betas in its current cycle, offering up new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5 up for testing by program participants, as well as a second build for the third-generation Apple TV software version 7.3.

Sony's summer AirPlay 2 and HomeKit televisions include $70,000 8K model

Monday April 22, 2019

Sony has revealed its lineup of smart televisions it will be shipping in the spring and summer, with the range including support for both AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, enabling the televisions to stream content from Apple's device ecosystem and take advantage of the company's smart home framework.

Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after review unit screen failures [u]

Monday April 22, 2019

After cancelling launch events in China, Samsung has confirmed that is has delayed the U.S. Galaxy Fold smartphone debut until further notice, and is promising changes to make the screen stronger.

Tim Cook shares four 'shot on iPhone' images to promote Earth Day

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook has marked Earth Day by highlighting four environmentally-themed photographs as part of the company's ongoing "Shot on iPhone" social media campaign, with all of the images of animals and plant life taken using an iPhone.

Here's where to pick up a 12.9-inch iPad Pro for just $549

Monday April 22, 2019

Amazon-owned Woot is having a flash sale on Apple Certified Refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pros (Mid 2017), delivering a $250 discount on the tablets with a 1-year Apple warranty.

Apple spends more than $30M per month on Amazon Web Services

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple is one of the biggest customers of Amazon Web Services, it has been revealed, with the iPhone maker allegedly spending in excess of $30 million per month in order to enable services like iCloud to function reliably and at scale via the retailer's network of servers.

Bowers & Wilkins wireless Formation Suite speaker setup supports AirPlay 2

Monday April 22, 2019

Bowers & Wilkins has launched its Formation Suite of wireless audio products, a collection of wireless speakers that offer high performance sound at the same time as simplified synchronization between outputs, as well as support fro Apple's AirPlay 2 protocol.

'iPhone 5G' in late 2020 will drive 200 million sales for Apple, says Ming-Chi Kuo

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has thrown his hat into the ring in regards to iPhone 5G predictions, and also suspects that it will be released in the second half of 2020, and it will have a big impact on sales.

Conservation International & Apple have teamed to protect mangrove forests

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple is working with Conservation International to protect and restore a 27,000-acre mangrove forest in Cispata Bay, Colombia, in a bid to preserve a slowly disappearing part of the ecosystem.

Apple has a full-time professional philosopher on staff

Monday April 22, 2019

Philosopher and Apple Distinguished Senior Fellow Joshua Cohen joined the faculty of Apple University in 2011. Despite occasional outside lectures, though, his work is kept confidential, and Apple reportedly refuses permission for him to be interviewed.

Apple loses bid to deny Swatch Australian 'one more thing' trademark

Monday April 22, 2019

Apple has been handed a defeat in court by watch producer Swatch in court for a second time in a month, as the iPhone producer failed to convince the Australian Trade Marks Office that Swatch should be denied a trademark for "One More Thing," a phrase synonymous with Apple events and Steve Jobs.

Apple Pay abruptly dropped by JCPenney, is no longer accepted in store [u]

Monday April 22, 2019

Struggling retail chain JCPenney has intentionally dropped support for Apple Pay and all other contactless payments sources from all vendors, at least for the time being.

Amazon issues even steeper markdowns on Apple's 11-inch iPad Pro, delivering record low prices

Sunday April 21, 2019

The Apple authorized reseller has dropped 2018 iPad Pro prices by an additional $25 to $50, with popular 11-inch iPad Pro models starting at an all-time low of $649.99 (and total discounts of up to $200 off).

Editorial: Could Apple's lock on premium luxury be eclipsed by an era of good-enough gear?

Sunday April 21, 2019

Across decades, Apple has developed its reputation for selling luxurious electronics with both a premium price and elevated expectations. But Apple's attention to detail means it's not often a trailblazer. Could the profits that are currently driving Apple at some point shift to instead support vendors like Samsung and Huawei who offer cheaper access to new tech faster, in a sloppier but "good enough" beta technology form?

Northern California Apple Store thefts restart, $100K in iPhones lifted from Best Buy & more

Sunday April 21, 2019

San Francisco Bay Area Apple Store thefts restart, plus iPhone thefts around the world including one in which the thieves came back to ask for the passcode, and another by a man who had gotten out of jail moments earlier -- all on the Apple Crime Blotter.