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Tile's location-tracking tech to be integrated into Bluetooth chips

01/07/2019, 11:01 am

Tile on Monday announced that its location-tracking technology, which normally helps to find things like keys and wallets, will soon be integrated into the Bluetooth chips of major suppliers.

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Mighton Avia smart lock offers HomeKit control for multipoint locking doors

01/07/2019, 09:01 am

Mighton is helping home owners make more of their entryways part of their smart home network, by announcing the Avia as the first Apple HomeKit-compatible smart lock that can work with multipoint locking door systems.

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Belkin launches mesh-enabled router alongside Boost Charge chargers and HomeKit-enabled WeMo light switches

01/07/2019, 06:01 am

Belkin has launched a new Linksys Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router at CES, alongside chargers and a power bank under its Boost Charge brand, and new HomeKit-enabled Wemo Light Switches.

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Blue preps professional-level Ember XLR condenser mic

01/07/2019, 12:01 am

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show, Blue Microphones has unveiled the Ember, a cardioid XLR condenser microphone aimed at musicians, podcasters, YouTube producers, and other people needing high-quality audio.

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iPhone users can get ECG readings from the Withings BPM Core cardiovascular monitor, Move fitness trackers

01/06/2019, 08:01 pm

Withings is expanding its range of health-related devices by introducing the BPM Core cardiovascular monitor, while its wearable fitness tracking range grows with the introduction of the Move collection, including one that is the first analog watch that has on-demand electrocardiogram capabilities.

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Crime blotter: Crashing a vehicle into an Apple Store fails, Find My iPhone locates several stolen cars

01/06/2019, 02:01 pm

The iPhone remains a popular item for thieves, and if you steal a car with one in it, you may get caught with "find my iPhone." All this in more, in the latest Apple-related crime roundup.

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OWC launches Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, new portable storage, USB-C 'ClingOn' cable stabilizer

01/06/2019, 10:01 am

Other World Computing has launched a number of new items for CES 2019, including the Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, a number of new USB-C and Thunderbolt storage appliances, and a new USB-C cable stabilization system called 'ClingOn.'

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Apple plasters privacy ad on billboard near Las Vegas Convention Center ahead of CES

01/04/2019, 09:01 pm

Though Apple is not scheduled to make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, the company is using the event as an opportunity to push its message on privacy and has purchased a large billboard near the city's convention center.

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New phishing scam masquerades as Apple support call

01/04/2019, 05:01 pm

The latest scam targeting Apple device users is particularly insidious, appearing to come as a call from the company's real phone support number, according to a well-known security researcher.

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White House's National Economic Council head hints China may have stolen Apple tech

01/04/2019, 11:01 am

The director of the White House's National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, suggested on Friday that China may be stealing Apple technology secrets, without offering any examples or evidence.

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Apple's Back to School promotion offers Beats to students in Australia, Brazil, New Zealand and South Korea

01/03/2019, 10:01 pm

Apple kicked off its annual back to school promotion in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and South Korea on Friday, offering students a pair of Beats headphones with qualifying discounted hardware purchase.

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Security researcher who claimed discovery of Face ID bypass cancels Black Hat presentation

01/03/2019, 06:01 pm

A China-based security researcher has withdrawn a presentation on what was advertised as a workable Face ID hack from the prestigious Black Hat Asia conference after his employer, Ant Financial, called the talk "misleading."

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Apple cloud services executive Patrick Gates departs for stealth startup Humane

01/03/2019, 04:01 pm

Stealth startup Humane, founded by a pair of former Apple executives, last month announced longtime Apple cloud services engineer Patrick Gates had joined the company as chief technology officer.

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Cook promises Apple will 'learn' and 'take action' in memo to workers

01/03/2019, 10:01 am

Following up on the sudden news that December-quarter earnings will be lower than predicted by between $5 billion and $9 billion, Apple CEO Tim Cook promised future changes in a memo to employees.

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Apple researching wearable glove input device, to simplify interactions with AR & VR

01/03/2019, 10:01 am

Apple is researching how users can interact with computer systems, with one idea being a glove that could be used for gesture controls, and could potentially provide haptic feedback in some situations.

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Law firm explores class action against Apple for potential securities fraud, cites recent earnings cut

01/02/2019, 08:01 pm

Self-professed "nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm" Bernstein Liebhard on Wednesday said it is investigating allegations of potential securities fraud violations on behalf of Apple shareholders, noting the company's recent earnings forecast cut runs counter to comments made on the health of its Chinese business.

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A future 13-inch iPad Pro or MacBook Pro could have this newly-developed 8K OLED panel

01/02/2019, 09:01 am

A Japanese technology developer has developed 8.3-inch and 13.3-inch OLED displays with an 8K resolution, paving the way for future iPad, iPad Pro, and MacBook models to offer high pixel densities that could even exceed the 1,000 pixel-per-inch milestone.

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Mac Pro, iMac & Qualcomm: What to expect from Apple in the start of 2019

01/01/2019, 02:01 pm

It's the start of a brand new year, and as usual there is a lot happening in the first half of 2019, for both Apple itself and for connected companies in the rest of the technology sphere. AppleInsider details some of the things you should expect to hear more about in the next few months.

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Apple still considering North Carolina campus, report suggests

12/28/2018, 07:12 pm

A firm tied to a known Apple lobbyist recently purchased a large parcel of land in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, suggesting the tech giant is still eyeing the area as the site of a new campus.

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Apple reportedly offered feedback on NPR's 'RAD' podcast analytics system

12/27/2018, 06:12 pm

According to a report on Thursday, Apple employees had a hand in the development of National Public Radio's recently launched Remote Audio Data system (RAD), an analytics platform that enables content creators to gauge listener statistics. Importantly, RAD provides engagement information on money-making advertisements.

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