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Sunday, November 10, 2019

TipsHow to replace lost tips for AirPods Pro and service other issues

How to replace lost tips for AirPods Pro and service other issues

If you lose one of your AirPods Pro silicone tips, or one of the earbuds itself, there are ways to get replacements without shelling out for an entirely new set. Here's how to get that replacement tip for the AirPods Pro, or replace an earbud, or even the charging case.

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FeatureHow Steve Jobs saved Apple with the online Apple Store

How Steve Jobs saved Apple with the online Apple Store

Alongside the return of Steve Jobs and advent of the iMac and iPod, Apple's first online store officially opened for business on November 10, 1997 and went on to play a crucial role in the company's survival and resurgence.

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ReviewReview: Seagate Backup Plus Portable isn't fancy, but will get the job done

Review: Seagate Backup Plus Portable isn't fancy, but will get the job done

As we move into an area with higher resolution photos and 4K video, storage is more important than ever. We check out the 2019 Seagate Backup Plus Portable external HDD to see if it is up to everyday tasking in the home or office.

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Saturday, November 09, 2019

Mac Pro spotted in DJ Calvin Harris' studio ahead of launch

Mac Pro spotted in DJ Calvin Harris' studio ahead of launch

While we still don't have any hard dates on the release of the Mac Pro, there has been one spotted in the wild — at the studio of DJ and producer Calvin Harris.

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Allegations of discrimination spawn investigation into Apple Card credit lines

Allegations of discrimination spawn investigation into Apple Card credit lines

A series of angry tweets by the creator of Ruby on Rails alleging Apple Card approval discrimination has sparked a probe into Goldman Sachs credit card approval practices.

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ExclusiveDeals: Save $150 to $300 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Deals: Save $150 to $300 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Extended by popular demand! Apple authorized resellers have extended record-breaking discounts on Apple's brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro, delivering cash savings of up to $300 off every model, including loaded Core i9 systems, via instant rebates and exclusive coupons. Find out how to save hundreds of dollars and grab the lowest prices on the ultimate Apple laptop.

ReviewReview: Incase metallic AirPods case adds protection without adding bulk

Review: Incase metallic AirPods case adds protection without adding bulk

Throwing a case on a set of AirPods doesn't just add protection, but also some style to differentiate them. Incase's new metallic case is well thought out with a great look in a protective shell.

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ReviewReview: BuddyPhones help protect your kids' hearing with built-in volume limiting

Review: BuddyPhones help protect your kids' hearing with built-in volume limiting

If you've got a kid who loves listening to music, playing games, or watching videos, you've probably thought about getting them their own headphones. However, unsafe listening levels are no joke! That's why we're taking a look at BuddyPhones, kid-friendly, noise-limiting headphones designed to keep kids' ears safe.

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Exclusive2019 MacBook Pro promo code knocks up to $400 off (final prices for most)

2019 MacBook Pro promo code knocks up to $400 off (final prices for most)

Shoppers looking for the lowest prices on Apple's new MacBook Pros can save up to $400 instantly at Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama with our exclusive promo code. These special deals deliver the greatest savings on Apple's Mid 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro, with bonus perks, such as free shipping and no interest financing for 12 months.

Friday, November 08, 2019

FeatureA5X: How Apple took iPad to a luxury tier rivals couldn't match

A5X: How Apple took iPad to a luxury tier rivals couldn't match

In its third year of releasing products using its Ax custom processors, Apple radically diverged from a winning "Model T" strategy of mass-producing a single chip used to power 100 million mobile devices. Instead, Apple pursued a new luxury tier iPad powered by new custom silicon.

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ReviewReview: BentoStack PowerHub combines a Qi battery, USB-C hub, & storage

Review: BentoStack PowerHub combines a Qi battery, USB-C hub, & storage

Function101's BentoStack PowerHub attempts to be a one-stop shop for portable power, docking, and storage needs, but while it has its limitations, the stackable system still shows considerable promise for those who work on the go.

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Ben Stiller thriller 'Severance' starring Adam Scott coming to Apple TV+

Ben Stiller thriller 'Severance' starring Adam Scott coming to Apple TV+

A ten-episode thriller from Endeavor Content titled 'Severance' is in development for Apple TV+, with Hollywood star Ben Stiller directing the show and actor Adam Scott set to take the starring role in the straight-to-streaming production.

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Hundreds of thousands of iPads will be used with smart AR security glasses

Hundreds of thousands of iPads will be used with smart AR security glasses

In what is believed to be the biggest single order of smart glasses to date, security firm Sword is buying an initial 10,000 Vuzix Blade AR headgear sets — and pairing each to Apple's iPad.

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VideoCompared: The 2019 Amazon Fire HD 10 versus the 10.2-inch 7th gen iPad

Compared: The 2019 Amazon Fire HD 10 versus the 10.2-inch 7th gen iPad

On Monday, Amazon updated the Fire HD 10 tablet line with a new processor and USB-C. It can be a compelling alternative to the 10.2-inch seventh generation iPad, but only if you solely want to consume media on it.

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Amazon cuts latest iPad Pros to $649 during Early Black Friday sale

Amazon cuts latest iPad Pros to $649 during Early Black Friday sale

Apple's current 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros are up to $250 off in Amazon's latest round of early Black Friday price drops. Prices start at just $649.99, matching the record low we've seen on the tablets in new, factory sealed condition.

Apple survived dark days with optimism & teamwork, says Deirdre O'Brien

Apple survived dark days with optimism & teamwork, says Deirdre O'Brien

A new profile of Apple retail chief Deirdre O'Brien reveals Apple is an optimistic company even in tough times, such as during the dot-com bubble burst, while O'Brien herself feels coming out early in her Apple career was one of her toughest and proudest moments.

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FeatureApple privacy, Qualcomm & iPhone 5G, Facebook and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Apple privacy, Qualcomm & iPhone 5G, Facebook and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Apple's view of privacy, and can't resist mentioning Facebook in contrast. William is looking forward to 5G, but can't shake the feeling that Victor is trying to sell him an iPhone 11.

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Thursday, November 07, 2019

ReviewReview: Canary View is a well-designed smart home camera that screams for HomeKit

Review: Canary View is a well-designed smart home camera that screams for HomeKit

With an attractive, modern design and some great AI smarts, the Canary View is a fantastic and affordable security camera that unfortunately lacks support for Apple's HomeKit.

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Disney+ to stream on Amazon's Fire TV at launch

Disney+ to stream on Amazon's Fire TV at launch

Adding to an already impressive list of hardware launch partners, Disney's upcoming Disney+ streaming service will offer support for Amazon's Fire TV platform when it bows on Nov. 12.

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Apple TV+ reportedly attracts 'millions' of users in first week as Apple renews four shows

Apple TV+ reportedly attracts 'millions' of users in first week as Apple renews four shows

Millions of users are watching Apple TV+ content in the week since the video streaming service debuted, according to a report on Thursday, though it is unclear how many are paying subscribers.

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TipsHow to use Sign In With Apple and manage your log in information

How to use Sign In With Apple and manage your log in information

Sign In With Apple is here, and great for convenience and your privacy. Here's how to use the feature, and how you can manage the login information.

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Apple's $2.2 billion 'Green Bond' issue will fund carbon emission reductions

Apple's $2.2 billion 'Green Bond' issue will fund carbon emission reductions

Apple has just issued a $2.2 billion "Green Bond" offering in Europe, with the proceeds devoted to global initiatives to lower carbon emissions and other environmentally conscious programs.

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Here's why your iPhone may have received strange texts last night

Here's why your iPhone may have received strange texts last night

A batch of text messages sent months ago were delivered to iPhones and other mobile devices in the United States early in the morning of November 7, with the mysterious message delivery most likely linked to the rollout of the recently-launched Cross-Carrier Messaging Initiative.

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Apple releases first beta for macOS Catalina 10.15.2

Apple releases first beta for macOS Catalina 10.15.2

Apple has opened up the beta-testing process for macOS Catalina, offering developers the first build of the macOS 10.15.2 update to try out.

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VideoAirPods Pro review: you don't need to be an AirPods power-user to appreciate them

AirPods Pro review: you don't need to be an AirPods power-user to appreciate them

With active noise cancellation and other new features, Apple's new AirPods Pro does its best to embody the "pro" monicker affixed to the well-known name.

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Apple releases iOS 13.2.2, iPadOS 13.2.2 with background app quit bug fix

Apple releases iOS 13.2.2, iPadOS 13.2.2 with background app quit bug fix

Apple has released iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2 with fixes for apps quitting when run in the background, and other issues.

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Apple Black Friday deals start now at Best Buy, Amazon

Apple Black Friday deals start now at Best Buy, Amazon

Best Buy's Black Friday ad has leaked and with it comes a number of Apple deals that are not only available right now, but offer some of the lowest prices we've seen on current hardware. Grab a 10.2-inch iPad for $249 today only, or snap up savings on Apple Watches, MacBooks, iMacs and more at both Amazon and Best Buy.

EU antitrust chief hints at possible Apple Pay investigation

EU antitrust chief hints at possible Apple Pay investigation

Apple Pay's introduction into the payments market has led to multiple "expressions of concern," the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has revealed, with comments about Apple's mobile payments service potentially leading the European Commission to take a closer look at how competition in the market is affected by its presence.

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FeatureA4 to A5: How Apple outflanked its fragmented competition in silicon

A4 to A5: How Apple outflanked its fragmented competition in silicon

Apple's A4 project helped deliver the custom silicon for the very first iPad, positioning the company in a race against time with the world's leading mobile chip designers. Although it ran into stiff competition along the way, Apple succeeded with an implementation that was markedly different from its peers. Here's how they did it.

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Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch market

Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch market

The Apple Watch continues to be the biggest name in smartwatches, analysis from Strategy Analytics claims, with Apple close to owning half of the global smartwatch market following its performance in the last quarter.

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DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension returns to Safari

DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension returns to Safari

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has relaunched its Privacy Essentials extension for Safari on macOS Catalina, with the add-on revived for Safari 13 after it was removed from distribution for Safari 12.

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Apple looking to make Watch bands with wireless antennas

Apple looking to make Watch bands with wireless antennas

Future Apple Watches could have bands that act as wireless antennas to augment or replace ones within the the case. A new patent covers making flexible antennas that can be hidden within bands.

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Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Qualcomm hints 5G iPhone coming in 2020, analysts say

Qualcomm hints 5G iPhone coming in 2020, analysts say

Qualcomm issued rosy predictions for the wider 5G market on Wednesday, saying it expects some 200 million smartphones will rely on the speedy wireless technology in 2020. Analysts reading into the statement believe the chipmaker is dropping a hint about Apple's iPhone.

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Apple stops signing iOS 13.1.2 and iOS 13.1.3 after iOS 13.2 release

Apple stops signing iOS 13.1.2 and iOS 13.1.3 after iOS 13.2 release

Apple on Wednesday halted code signing of iOS 13.1.2 and iOS 13.1.3 following public release of iOS 13.2, ensuring users are running the most up-to-date version of the mobile operating system.

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Apple updates employee benefits for new parents, bolsters mental wellness program

Apple updates employee benefits for new parents, bolsters mental wellness program

Apple on Wednesday announced a set of updated employee benefits that will help new parents transition back to work, offer additional financial assistance to those who adopt and provide more mental wellness options for all.

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TipsHow to set up fall detection on your Apple Watch

How to set up fall detection on your Apple Watch

The fall detection feature of the Apple Watch has been credited with helping emergency services get to an unconscious driver following a collision — here's how to set it up.

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Apple's 'See' director clears up rumors about show's budget

Apple's 'See' director clears up rumors about show's budget

Executive producer and director, Francis Lawrence, discusses the making of "See," and clears the record on how much the series cost to produce.

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Accessory bonanza: 20% off Nomad iPhone cases, wireless chargers; $300 off Denon headphones

Accessory bonanza: 20% off Nomad iPhone cases, wireless chargers; $300 off Denon headphones

Whether you recently purchased a new iPhone 11 or are shopping for the perfect holiday gift, these accessory deals can take an Apple setup to the next level. Save 20% on Nomad premium cases, wireless charging stations, USB-C cables and more. Or pick up a pair of Denon AH-D7200 reference headphones in gorgeous walnut for $699 with coupon, the lowest price anywhere.

VideoReview: Apple's Beats Solo Pro are the best Beats yet

Review: Apple's Beats Solo Pro are the best Beats yet

Apple has continued to refine the Beats brand with new designs and features. Beats Solo Pro is the latest incarnation of that effort, and does a great job pushing the popular brand forward.

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