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Editorial: Intel CPU constraints are sign on the road to ARM chips in the Mac

05/01/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that Apple took about a five percent hit on Mac revenues because of constraints on Intel processors, and the company can't seem to break the 10nm process barrier. The last two times that a chip supplier couldn't keep its promises, Apple made a big move to another architecture -- and this is just another sign on the road to an ARM Mac coming relatively soon.

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Apple Pay launching soon in the Netherlands

05/01/2019, 06:05 am

ING bank has announced on Twitter and its official site that Apple Pay functionality will be coming to the Netherlands shortly.

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Apple plays consumer safety card in 'Right to Repair' fight

04/30/2019, 06:04 pm

Lobbyists representing Apple recently met with lawmakers over the passage of so-called "right to repair" legislation, warning that consumers could hurt themselves if they attempt to open and fix iPhone.

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Tim Cook says settling Qualcomm dispute was "important for both companies"

04/30/2019, 06:04 pm

While declining to comment in any detail about Apple and Qualcomm's settling of a sprawling worldwide legal dispute, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that his company is "glad to put the litigation behind us."

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Eric Schmidt not seeking re-election to Alphabet's board of directors

04/30/2019, 06:04 pm

Long-time Google board member, and three-year Apple board member Eric Schmidt won't be on Alphabet's board of directors after his term expires on June 19, 2019.

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Apple hit all-time Services record in Q2, expects half a billion paid subscribers by 2020

04/30/2019, 05:04 pm

Announcing Apple's second fiscal quarter of 2019 results, CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the company's various services earned it $11.5 billion in the last quarter. The company has over 390 million paid subscriptions and expects to reach half a billion during 2020.

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Small-town Wisconsin suffering under weight of Foxconn deal, with CEO headed to White House

04/30/2019, 09:04 am

There's no sign yet of Foxconn's $10 billion plant, or the 13,000 local jobs it was supposed to provide, but wide swaths of Wisconsin's Mount Pleasant town have been very nearly totally demolished in preparation for the promised factory.

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How to share files using iCloud Drive

04/29/2019, 02:04 pm

Once you understand how it works -- and know the right sequence of steps to go through -- then file sharing with iCloud Drive is tremendous when it's working. It's just that setting it up is surprisingly confusing, so let's walk through it.

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How to decide if investing in a big Homekit setup is right for you

04/28/2019, 11:04 am

Apple's HomeKit is growing, and there is now a range of smart devices for every function. Yet there are both potential savings and hidden costs that will make or break your decision on whether to invest. Plus, HomeKit is still more complicated than it should be.

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Apple Card vs Amazon Prime Rewards Visa: which credit card offers the most cash back and best perks?

04/27/2019, 05:04 pm

Apple is being praised for disrupting the credit card industry with its forthcoming Apple Card, but Amazon is already offering a lot of the same benefits -- and you even get a metal credit card from them, too. AppleInsider breaks the two down.

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How to make an Apple News replacement with the new Reeder 4 app

04/26/2019, 11:04 am

You can't match the specific titles and print magazine selection that Apple News+ has, but you can beat the price and you can have an excellent reading experience. The newly-updated Reeder 4 app gets you a tremendous combination of quick news updates and longer, more entertaining reading for when you just want a good browse.

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How to reset your old AirPods when you've bought a new set - and what to do with them

04/25/2019, 03:04 pm

AirPods are expensive devices, you shouldn't just drop them in the trash. Fortunately, there are things you can do from selling them, to giving them as presents. You just need to be careful -- and you need to prepare the AirPods first.

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

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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