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October 2019 in review: AirPods Pro & lots of OS updates - but no Apple event

12/31/2019, 04:12 pm

October 2019 was full of news about China, just not much about tariffs or manufacturing. It also had the first hints of the Mac Pro, and the macOS and iOS releases were stumbling ahead.

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Apple researching HomePod-like audio for future MacBook Pro

12/31/2019, 11:12 am

Apple could manipulate traditional speakers into creating sound that appears to come from somewhere else, such as one from around a MacBook user instead of at the keyboard, to give a better audio experience.

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September 2019: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPad, and Series 5 Apple Watch

12/31/2019, 07:12 am

This year's new iPhones event surprised us with just how unexpectedly good the phones are, plus just how much else was announced from the new always-on Apple Watch to a 10.2-inch iPad.

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August 2019 in review: Apple Card arrives, Siri listeners, trade wars escalate

12/30/2019, 04:12 pm

In August, 2019, the Apple Card was officially launched. At the same time, the company had to re-evaluate having people listen to Siri recordings, and the US/China trade tensions got complicated.

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Tim Cook says Japan's Seiko Advance is why there's a Midnight Green iPhone

12/30/2019, 01:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with ink firm Seiko Advance during his tour of Japan, and the supplier has now revealed more of what it means to be an iPhone color provider.

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Apple reportedly planning PRODUCT(RED) Apple Watch Series 5

12/30/2019, 11:12 am

A brief mention in an unspecified Apple product database has sparked speculation that a PRODUCT(RED) version of the Apple Watch may soon be released.

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China's BOE set to become Apple's second-largest OLED screen supplier in 2021

12/30/2019, 08:12 am

Sources in the supply chain say that BOE will provide 45 million OLED display panels for the iPhone, making it second only to Samsung, and exceeding LG.

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July 2019 in Review: MacBooks shaken up, trade wars, and Apple TV+ defense

12/30/2019, 08:12 am

As if to stop people talking about how long they had to wait for the Mac Pro, or how badly Apple will be affected by Jony Ive's departure, the company revamped its MacBook and MacBook Pro range.

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June 2019 in review: The Mac Pro arrives at WWDC, and Jony Ive departs

12/29/2019, 10:12 am

In June, Apple revealed the Mac Pro and announced iPadOS at its annual WWDC, and then admitted that Chief Design Officer Jony Ive was leaving the company.

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May 2019 in review: New MacBook Pro, new iPod touch, and controversy from Adobe

12/28/2019, 08:12 am

Apple released new MacBook Pro models, and a new iPod touch, which you'd forgotten about. And, Adobe managed to revive all the criticisms of its subscription Creative Cloud.

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April 2019 in review: Apple settles with Qualcomm to get its 5G modem

12/27/2019, 03:12 pm

The month after a lot of product releases always goes the same way with people immediately looking to what's next. In April, though, we may have had a lot of rumors, but we also had legal battles, security issues, and a clear path forward for 5G on the iPhone.

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March 2019 in review: AirPower is dead, Apple TV+ lives, and Apple Card is born

12/27/2019, 08:12 am

Apple had its usual March event with its usual hardware updates. But, it was also the start of a new type of Apple event launching many new Apple services.

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February 2019 in review: Security problems, iPhone sales woes, and Apple controversies

12/26/2019, 03:12 pm

It was in February 2019 that we learned Apple's plans for the year included at least 11 devices -- and it felt like it was this month that the company was embroiled in that many controversies.

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January 2019 in review: Apple sales down, China worries up

12/26/2019, 08:12 am

2019 arrived with stories of iPad Pro models that could be bent, but we forgot all of that as Apple profits seemed set to tumble to the ground.

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Apple's 5G 'iPhone 12' may use sensor-shifting technology to stabilize images

12/20/2019, 06:12 am

A new rumor claims that Apple's forthcoming 5G "iPhone 12" will come with sensor-shift stabilization, meaning that the actual camera sensor and not just the lens will move within the phone case to keep an image steady.

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Apple opens security bug bounty to all researchers

12/20/2019, 06:12 am

A revamped Apple Security Bounty sees the company setting out much higher rewards for anyone finding bugs in its software, especially in beta releases. It also now covers all Apple operating systems, and no longer requires an invitation.

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Apple TV+ signs comedy star Sharon Horgan to first-look deal

12/19/2019, 01:12 pm

Writer and actor Sharon Horgan has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that gives Apple first refusal on all her future works for an unspecified number of years.

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Apple earned 66% of the entire smartphone market's profits in 2019

12/19/2019, 08:12 am

Research claims that while the entire market's smartphone profits declined by around a tenth in 2019, Apple continued to dominate with 66% of all profits and the nearest competitor being Samsung on just 17%.

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Apple Pencil could better simulate drawing on paper with haptic feedback

12/19/2019, 07:12 am

Adding onto research on tablet screens that could simulate a textured surface, Apple is looking at ways to include sensors and haptics in the tip of a stylus to better simulate the feel of paper underneath the Apple Pencil.

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Apple, Amazon, Google under pressure by new contract disclosure law in Japan

12/17/2019, 06:12 am

Japan's government is introducing a new contract disclosure requirement for firms like Apple, Google and Amazon, with the law intended to prevent any large firm from abusing its market power.

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