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2020

Samsung's AirPods competitor are the $149 iOS-compatible Galaxy Buds+

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Samsung has announced an update to its iOS-compatible AirPods competitor during Tuesday's Samsung Unpacked event, and calls it the Galaxy Buds+.

Samsung has just launched the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Samsung has just launched the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra, the latest generation of its flagship smartphone line and main rival to Apple's iPhone, with Samsung including 5G support options and the ability to take 108-megapixel photographs.

Former Warner Music SVP Jeff Bronikowski joins Apple to manage new music initiatives

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Apple has signed up Jeff Bronikowski as its new Global Head of Strategic Music Initiatives, with the former Warner Music Group executive effectively taking command of how Apple Music develops in the future.

FTC demanding info from Apple & other big tech companies about past acquisitions

Tuesday February 11, 2020

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it is launching a probe into past acquisitions made by Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Amazon, Google, and Facebook, going back to 2010.

BlueMail restored to Apple's Mac App Store after dispute [u]

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Apple has now approved a newly submitted version of BlueMail to the App Store, four months after the developers sued for allegedly removing the app unfairly.

Apple Pay expected to see transactions of $686 billion by 2024

Tuesday February 11, 2020

New research into contactless and payment systems such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, expects the market to grow around three times -- and Apple to benefit the most.

Review: Logitech StreamCam is designed with content creators in mind

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Logitech has just taken the wraps off its new creator-focused webcam: StreamCam. A premium camera that has a great look and feel, as well as features designed for today's mobile-first streaming world and one AppleInsider got to test out.

Apple Card statements can now be exported as OFX files

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Starting February 11, Apple Card cardholders are now able to export their Apple Card transactions into the OFX file format and import their data into third-party financial management apps.

Apple Car could make road hazards brighter and easier to see for drivers

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Apple's long-rumored car could have a headlight system that provides drivers with more awareness of the road, by highlighting areas of interest ahead of the vehicle by making the light shining from the headlights brighter specifically in those regions.

Lowest price ever: Apple's premium 8-core 16" MacBook Pro drops to $2,450

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Apple's high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro with a Core i9 processor, 1TB SSD and upgraded graphics is now $350 off exclusively for AppleInsider readers.

Adobe updates Camera Raw and Lightroom to improve usability

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Adobe has rolled out several updates to Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, and Raw Classic as a part of their continued efforts to improve the user experience for its macOS and iPad apps.

Sprint and T-Mobile merger gets federal approval

Tuesday February 11, 2020

The two cellphone carriers T-Mobile and Sprint are closer to merging as "New T-Mobile," following a US District judge's approval of the $26.5 billion merger.

Apple Card's clearing partner gains approval to operate in China

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Mastercard has been approved by the People's Bank of China to begin operating its bank card clearing business in China, opening up the potential for Apple to expand its self-branded Apple Card in the country.

Apple joins Microsoft, Samsung, Intel in FIDO security alliance

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Apple is now a member of the FIDO alliance, a body that aims to increase user security while reducing reliance on passwords. It's one of the last major technology firms to join.

Apple will be more transparent with finances in Ireland after status change

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Six of Apple's Irish entities will now be required to make certain financial information publicly available, thanks to the company shifting to "limited" status.

Apple using hashes to flag & evaluate emails to hunt down child abuse images

Tuesday February 11, 2020

In a court filing, Apple has revealed how it is able to monitor emails passing through its systems for images of child abuse, with the iPhone maker keeping a look out for hashes pertaining to specific photographs and videos which are automatically flagged for inspection.

Apple's AR & VR headset may not need external input for orientation & motion detection

Tuesday February 11, 2020

New Apple research describes how augmented reality headsets may not need external markers to tell when a user is moving, and may also be able to detect when the user puts it on.

Google reabsorbing Jigsaw spin-off as it continues to undo Alphabet

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Search giant Google is continuing to absorb what it once split from itself to form Alphabet, and has taken back a branch designed to combat online misinformation called Jigsaw.

Case maker bets on 'iPhone SE 2' design as March rumors mount

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Totallee, a smartphone accessory vendor, recently became one of the first case makers to initiate preorders for a protective cover designed to fit Apple's as-yet-unannounced iPhone SE follow-up.

YouTube mulling Apple TV Channels competitor, report says

Monday February 10, 2020

YouTube executives are reportedly contemplating the expansion of a feature that allows customers to subscribe to streaming services operated by third-parties like entertainment companies, an option Apple rolled out in 2019 with Apple TV Channels.