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Western Digital updates My Passport for Mac with up to 5TB of USB-C storage

09/04/2019, 05:09 am

Western Digital has updated its popular My Passport for Mac drives with a new 5TB model and new colors to complement the fresh design.

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Supposed leaked Apple document reveals 'iPhone 11' branding, OS release dates, new iPads in October, more

09/03/2019, 10:09 pm

A supposedly leaked internal document reveals a wealth of information regarding Apple's fall product lineup, including the names and release timelines of new iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad models, operating system release dates and more.

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NYC subway commuters get creative rescuing AirPods dropped on tracks

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

Apple's AirPods may be highly popular, but the ease of losing them while being jostled or in a hurry is causing trouble for some New York City subway riders, leading to some desperate rescues.

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Unsurprisingly, the Apple Card isn't 100% titanium

09/03/2019, 09:09 am

The physical Apple Card is not made entirely of titanium, a report claims, but while Apple uses an alloy to produce the highly-sought-after credit card's real-world counterpart, it's hardly a surprise that some form of alloy is being used in its manufacture.

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Former Apple marketing manager Paul Jowett is Huawei Australia's director of marketing

09/03/2019, 08:09 am

Huawei Australia has named Paul Jowett, who formerly worked for both Apple and Samsung, to the role of director of marketing.

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Apple's wireless Tile-like tracking technology exposed in iOS 13 build

08/30/2019, 02:08 pm

More details relating to the rumored Tile-style 'tag' tracker accessory Apple is developing, with an allegedly leaked image from an internal build of iOS 13 suggesting the device will be circular, while its usage via the "Find My" app could include limiting notifications of misplacement to occasions where the user isn't at home.

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Pixar poster signed by Steve Jobs sells for $31,250 at auction

08/30/2019, 07:08 am

A poster for Pixar Animation Studios' 1995 film 'Toy Story' signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has gone on sale, with an auction for the 'incredibly scarce' artifact raising $31,250 after bidding closed on Thursday evening.

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Plex to offer free, ad-supported content from Warner Bros.

08/29/2019, 09:08 pm

Popular multimedia content platform Plex on Thursday announced a new deal that will see the platform gain access to movies and shows from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

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Study: Apple Pay at 9% adoption in US, lags far behind PayPal and traditional payment methods

08/29/2019, 09:08 pm

A new study finds Apple Pay adoption is rapidly growing in a number of major international markets including China, but it and other mobile payments services continue to languish in the U.S.

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Apple's decision to 'break' FaceTime in iOS 6 injured owners of older iPhones, class action claims

08/29/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple is facing another class action lawsuit over its supposed decision to render FaceTime inoperable in iOS 6 as part of efforts to save money on a data services. The strategy allegedly forced users who relied on the video conferencing product little choice but to update to iOS 7, including iPhone 4 series owners whose older handsets strained to run the latest operating system.

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South Korean AirPods ad shows wide variety of case designs

08/29/2019, 01:08 pm

A new video on Apple's South Korean YouTube page advertises AirPods and the case by highlighting the wide variety of covers available for the protective recharging accessory, including many that Apple's online store does not currently sell.

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China urges calm as US hikes Mac desktop tariff to 30%, iPhone to 15%

08/29/2019, 09:08 am

The tariff on Chinese imports that will hit the Mac desktop line on September 1 has been raised to 30% and the one affect the iPhone in December has grown to 15%.

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Apple smart glasses or VR headset could use laser range finding, smart gloves

08/29/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is working on more ideas it could implement in its long-rumored virtual reality headset or augmented reality smart glasses, including a display technology using lasers to create an image in the user's eye, along with magnet-laden gloves to give users finger-level control in the virtual world.

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Apple's reliance on China continues to grow despite expansions in Brazil and India

08/28/2019, 09:08 pm

With Apple products due to face fallout from new tariffs imposed on China by President Donald Trump, including pending sanctions set to impact iPhone and iPad in December, a report on Wednesday shows the tech giant's reliance on Chinese manufacturing has not waned.

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Apple's AirPods fail to earn Consumer Reports recommendation, beaten by Samsung's Galaxy Buds

08/27/2019, 11:08 pm

In its latest head-to-head headphone review, Consumer Reports pitted Apple's AirPods against Samsung's Galaxy Buds to find the cheaper Samsung model sounds better, lasts longer and is an all-around top performer.

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Tim Cook acquires $115M in vested Apple stock

08/27/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook last week saw 560,000 restricted stock units vest on schedule, half of which were comprised of performance-based incentives earned for successfully leading the company to significant profit over the past three years.

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Steve Wozniak says Apple should have split up long ago, talks push into services and more [u]

08/27/2019, 06:08 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in an interview Tuesday said he believes Apple should have broken off and spun out multiple divisions from its main business "a long time ago," but notes his former company has admirably handled its role as a "big tech" leader.

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Ex-Uber engineer indicted over Google self-driving car trade secret theft

08/27/2019, 02:08 pm

Antony Levandowski, the former head of Uber's self-driving vehicle efforts, has been indicted by a California federal grand jury for stealing trade secrets from Google, taken from the search giant's own self-driving efforts before changing employer.

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Hands on: Satechi's new 72W charger can charge your MacBook on the go

08/27/2019, 02:08 pm

Are you looking to charge on the go? Satechi's 72W USB-C PD car charger can charge your iPad Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iPhone all from the safety of your car.

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Microsoft announces October event, Surface line expected to get updates

08/27/2019, 01:08 pm

Microsoft has alerted the press to an event that will likely see the unveiling of new Surface devices, similar to the event that took place in late 2018.

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