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Apple purchases carbon-free aluminum from Quebec-based Elysis

12/05/2019, 11:12 am

Apple purchases their first batch of carbon-free aluminum, which could greatly lessen the environmental damage caused by manufacturing Apple products.

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Anti-robocall legislation passes through US House, on track to become law

12/05/2019, 12:12 am

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act in a landslide 417-3 vote, setting the stage for ratification by President Trump.

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Apple returns to concert streaming with Billie Eilish performance, reportedly inks $25M deal for artist's documentary

12/04/2019, 11:12 pm

Apple hosted inaugural Apple Music Awards global artist of the year Billie Eilish for an intimate acoustic performance at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday, an event that was live-streamed on Apple Music. The company also reportedly signed a deal for exclusive rights to a documentary about the pop sensation that should debut next year.

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The best Thunderbolt 3 SSD and hard drives for your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, or iMac

12/04/2019, 03:12 pm

Whether you're a creative who is looking to store terabytes of high-res photography or 8K video, or a software collector looking to keep all your favorite tools at hand, we've got recommendations for the perfect Thunderbolt 3 drive for you.

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BMW puts the brakes on CarPlay subscription fee in UK

12/04/2019, 01:12 pm

BMW has backed off from its decision to charge a monthly subscription for access to Apple CarPlay in some car infotainment systems in the United Kingdom, though while some will be able to access it for free, others may still have to pay for the option.

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Sundar Pichai minted CEO of Alphabet as Google co-founders step aside

12/03/2019, 06:12 pm

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was on Tuesday tapped to replace Larry Page as CEO of parent company Alphabet, a final step in what has been a graduated withdrawal of responsibilities for Google's co-founders.

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Apple to face class action over MacBook butterfly keyboard

12/02/2019, 05:12 pm

Apple on Monday was denied a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit leveled by MacBook owners who claim the company was not only aware of a flaw in the design of its butterfly keyboard, but took steps to conceal that fact from potential buyers.

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T-Mobile 5G service launches across US, minus high-speed mmWave

12/02/2019, 12:12 pm

T-Mobile launched its nationwide 5G network on Monday, one that covers more than 200 million people across the United States. But, customers expecting high-speed connections may be disappointed by the promotion of the carrier's 600MHz spectrum and nearly no mmWave rollout.

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Tim Cook signs letter urging the US to remain in Paris Agreement

12/02/2019, 12:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with over 70 other chief executives, has signed a letter asking the U.S. to continue to adhere to the standards and goals set forth by the Paris Agreement.

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Cyber Monday Giveaway: Enter to win a free Apple Watch Series 5

12/02/2019, 09:12 am

In honor of all the Cyber Monday sales happening right now, AppleInsider is holding a flash giveaway that will mean one lucky Twitter follower is going to get a free Apple Watch Series 5 worth $399.

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Apple 'taking a deeper look' at Maps changes after Crimea debacle

12/02/2019, 07:12 am

In a statement following assignment of the Crimea Peninsula to Russia in Apple Maps and Weather, Apple says that it will re-evaluate how it handles disputed borders going forward -- but no changes have been made as of yet.

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Cyber Monday Deal Alert: Save $10 on the Disney+ annual subscription

12/02/2019, 06:12 am

Anyone interested in signing up for Disney+ has every reason to do so on Cyber Monday, as Disney is offering a $10 discount on their first annual subscription payment, temporarily bringing the cost down to $59.99 for a whole year of access.

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Last call: Get Parallels Desktop 15 plus PDF Expert and 11 other apps for just $36

12/02/2019, 12:12 am

Mac users who need to run Windows applications within macOS can take advantage of a deal on Parallels Desktop 15, with the virtualization software available as part of the 2020 Limited-Edition Mac Bundle on Cyber Monday valued at over $1,200.

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Best discounts on AirPlay 2 speakers

11/30/2019, 10:11 am

Current Cyber Monday sales make now a great time to upgrade your audio setup to take advantage of Apple's AirPlay 2. Here are some of the speakers on the market compatible with the technology which are available right now at a considerable discount.

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Black Friday Flash Giveaway: Enter to win a free 10.2-inch Apple iPad

11/29/2019, 09:11 am

In honor of all the Thanksgiving and the Black Friday sales happening right now, AppleInsider is holding a flash giveaway that will hand over a 32GB Wi-Fi Apple iPad valued at $329 to one lucky Twitter follower in the next 72 hours.

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Flash Giveaway: Enter to win a free pair of Apple AirPods Pro

11/28/2019, 09:11 am

In honor of Thanksgiving and the Black Friday sales happening right now, AppleInsider is holding a flash giveaway that will hand over a set of AirPods Pro valued at $249 to one lucky Twitter follower in the next 24 hours.

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Apple Maps, Weather app now shows Crimea as Russian territory

11/27/2019, 05:11 pm

Following months of pressure from Moscow, Apple recently updated its Apple Maps and Weather apps to display Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia, inviting swift condemnation from Ukrainian politicians.

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Lawmakers target iOS location privacy features in ongoing antitrust probe

11/26/2019, 09:11 pm

U.S. lawmakers in charge of a sprawling antitrust probe into "Big Tech" are scrutinizing a number of privacy-minded improvements Apple rolled out as part of iOS 13, including restrictions pertaining to location data, noting the new limitations are not applied to first-party apps and services.

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Floppy drive signed by Steve Jobs expected to fetch $7,500 at auction

11/26/2019, 06:11 pm

A Macintosh System Tools floppy disk signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is up for auction, with the piece of tech memorabilia estimated to sell for at least $7,500 when the gavel drops in December.

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Senators Elizabeth Warren & Sherrod Brown push for Apple Card probe by CFPB

11/26/2019, 12:11 pm

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are amping up their attacks against Apple Card partner Goldman Sachs' alleged gender bias for applicants, pushing the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to examine the claims for violations of fair lending laws.

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