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Bug in Apple's iTunes and iOS App Store stopping some users from downloading or updating purchases

04/25/2019, 06:04 am

An unknown number of users are currently unable to buy new apps or download updates because of a bug in Apple's iOS App Store, with impacted users being prompted to accept new terms and conditions in an infinite loop.

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MindNode 6 mind mapping app adds new Focus mode to Mac and iOS

04/24/2019, 02:04 pm

The longstanding mind map app MindNode has been updated to add new features to its Mac and iOS versions. Both now feature a Focus mode that concentrates the map on one topic and the iOS edition also lets you select multiple elements to edit or move together.

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How to protect yourself against calls from fake Apple support

04/24/2019, 09:04 am

Calls from bogus Apple support representatives are on the rise. Scam-artists are using Apple's name, and spoofing phone numbers, in order to phish for personal details from customers. There are occasions when Apple will phone you, but it won't be about your iCloud account.

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How Apple Watch went from rumor to shipping product on April 24, 2015

04/24/2019, 08:04 am

It feels like we've always had Apple Watches, but it's only a very few years since the first ones were shipped to customers. Yet if it's still really a new product, you can trace rumors of Apple's work on it back to at least 2010.

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Apple Pay officially launches in Austria

04/24/2019, 07:04 am

Apple Pay is now available to customers of Austria's Erste Bank und Sparkasse, as well as via German-based N26's Mastercard.

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New noise-cancelling 'AirPods 3' rumored for end of 2019

04/24/2019, 06:04 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that Apple may release a third generation of AirPods with noise cancellation before the end of 2019.

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Editorial: Super Frenemies - why the world is better off with both Apple and Samsung

04/23/2019, 07:04 am

Apple and Samsung are often depicted as cutthroat enemies, but it's also no secret they are also their own largest customers, unquestionably dependent upon the success of each other's business. Could that change, and would the world be better off with just a single, giant, more vertical phone maker?

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Apple has a full-time professional philosopher on staff

04/22/2019, 08:04 am

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.

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

04/22/2019, 06:04 am

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.

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When to use an external microphone or recorder to make your podcasts

04/20/2019, 09:04 am

You can record your podcast on your iPhone, but what you might not be able to do so easily is make sure that the audio sounds good. Buying a broadcast-quality microphone or a separate audio recorder can bring your podcasting up a level, and there is some hardware that we like.

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How to make the Apple Watch Raise to Speak feature work every time

04/19/2019, 01:04 pm

The ability to just raise your wrist and speak to your Apple Watch without the words "Hey, Siri," is brilliant. What was initially a convenience is now increasingly useful, too, and yet it's extraordinarily unreliable. Here's how to make it better -- and why you need it to.

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Apple supplier Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin project despite delays

04/19/2019, 08:04 am

Foxconn has responded to recent criticisms of its missed deadlines in Wisconsin, and says that it is in the state for the long haul and will eventually hit its targets.

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Comparing Apple News+ head-to-head, versus Amazon Kindle Magazines

04/17/2019, 03:04 pm

Subscribing to read magazines on your iPad is nothing new. Amazon has been doing it for years with Kindle Unlimited, Texture used to do it until Apple bought them, and used it as the core of Apple News+. They're very different, however, and choosing which is right for you comes down to what they offer beyond magazines.

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Latest Apple 'Shot on iPhone' video uses iPhone XS to showcase nature's fury around the world

04/17/2019, 07:04 am

Apple has published a new video in its 'Shot on iPhone' series to its YouTube channel. 'Don't Mess with Mother' shows Mother Nature in all its forms from undersea life to plants and an avalanche.

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Tim Cook says Apple is 'heartbroken' over Notre Dame fire and will donate to rebuilding work

04/16/2019, 10:04 am

Apple's Tim Cook has tweeted relief that there were no serious casualties in the Notre Dame fire, and said that the company would be donating to efforts to rebuild what he described as a "symbol of hope."

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Huawei chairman says Apple has not discussed buying its 5G modems for iPhone

04/16/2019, 07:04 am

Following Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei's comments that the firm is "open" to making 5G chipsets for future iPhones, current chairman Ken Hu denies having had any conversation with Apple.

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Procreate for iPad update adds sought-after typography features

04/16/2019, 06:04 am

Version 4.3 of the iPad-only Procreate app adds the ability to stretch, warp, and manipulate text within illustrations, plus new layer features and speed improvements.

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Editorial: Mozilla's anti-Apple privacy petition call is misguided and unnecessary

04/15/2019, 01:04 pm

Firefox developer Mozilla wants you to sign a petition claiming that Apple is helping third-party advertisers track what ads, videos, and apps you use -- but the iPhone maker is doing no such thing.

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Huawei CEO is 'open' to selling 5G chip to 'great company' Apple

04/15/2019, 09:04 am

Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei has said that his company is open to selling 5G modems to Apple, a company that he praises for its mobile legacy and maintaining quality products for decades.

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Apple Watch Series 4 summons help for 80-year-old Munich woman after fall

04/15/2019, 08:04 am

Emergency services were automatically summoned by a Series 4 Apple Watch when a 80-year-old woman fell in her apartment in Haidhausen, Munich.

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