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Fraud ring stole $19M worth of iPhones, other hardware from stores across the US

06/04/2019, 06:06 pm

Using fake IDs, an organized group of thieves posed as customers buying new phones and spreading the cost out over long-term contracts. The group operated for at least seven years before being caught.

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Apple posts WWDC Platform State of the Union video with deeper dive on new features

06/04/2019, 05:06 pm

Apple delivered it's Platform State of the Union yesterday, announcing major overhauls and new tools for the way that developers create apps. Apple has posted a video of the presentation, with the main things for developers to focus on for the rest of the event.

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Apple eases up on third-party parental control app restrictions, introduces new MDM guidelines

06/04/2019, 05:06 pm

Perhaps worried about imminent antitrust probes by the U.S. government, Apple has reportedly eased off on rules concerning parental control apps that use mobile device management (MDM) and virtual private network (VPN) technology to track and limit user screen time.

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'Sign in with Apple' about convenience of social media sign-on 'without the tracking part'

06/04/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's "Sign in with Apple" feature, coming to iOS 13 apps this fall, is about acknowledging the convenience of social media sign-on options from Google, Facebook, and Twitter without the "heavy privacy price," the company's software technology VP said in an interview.

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Missouri senator asks Apple to offer full 'Do Not Track' option for iPhone & iPad apps

06/04/2019, 11:06 am

Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, urging him to enable a "Do Not Track" option for iPhone and iPadOS apps, and not just in places like Safari.

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UE intros Wonderboom 2 speaker with better element protection, more bass

06/04/2019, 09:06 am

Logitech's Ultimate Ears on Monday rolled out the Wonderboom 2, a new incarnation of its compact Bluetooth speaker intended to be tougher, longer-lasting, and heavier on bass.

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New iOS 13 feature uses Siri smarts to thwart spam calls

06/03/2019, 11:06 pm

Apple is looking to combat pesky spam callers in iOS 13 with a new Siri-powered feature that weeds out and silences calls from unknown numbers, sending them directly to voicemail.

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Hands on with the best features of iOS 13 and iPadOS

06/03/2019, 10:06 pm

There are more features to count in iOS 13 and iPadOS, so we narrowed down the list to our top six, which run the gamut from huge system-wide changes to small, but extremely useful tweaks.

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Apple's iOS 13 to enable large app downloads over cellular, Apple News+ expansion, more

06/03/2019, 06:06 pm

In its keynote speech at WWDC on Monday, Apple announced a bevy of features set to launch with iOS 13 later this fall, but a number didn't make the cut for an onstage reveal. Here's a rundown of the most important capabilities that went unmentioned.

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Apple drops the hammer on third-party ads & trackers in kids apps

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

As anticipated, Apple has updated its App Store guidelines to completely block developers from including third-party ads or analytics in kids titles.

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iOS 13 brings additional customization to Memoji, Memoji stickers

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's Memoji gets additional customization features in iOS 13, including braces, earrings, makeup, glasses and even AirPods, and now all users with an A9 chip will be able to create Memoji stickers.

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Apple's new Swift UI designed to help developers build better apps with less code

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's migration and evolution of Swift continues, with the company releasing the latest iteration of the technology in Swift UI.

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Scenes from WWDC 2019 -- Developers line up for Tim Cook's keynote

06/03/2019, 12:06 pm

WWDC 2019 is about to kick off. AppleInsider is there, and there is no shortage of excitement hitting social media to showcase the sights and sounds of the conference.

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Belkin ships three-way, HomeKit-ready Wemo Smart Light Switch

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

Belkin on Monday shipped the new Wemo Smart Light Switch, compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.

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LG Display's first OLED iPhone screen batch plagued with production issues

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

Apple supplier LG Display is having issues with its production of OLED display panels, with reports of problems with one of its manufacturing lines in South Korea that is thought to be making OLED panels for the 2019 range of iPhones.

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Hands on: Lenovo's Smart Clock display with Google Assistant

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

Announced on Monday, Lenovo's latest entry into the Google Smart Display platform is the Smart Clock, deliberately engineered to sit on your desk or nightstand.

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Philips' fall Hue lineup to include first-ever Smart Plug & Filament bulbs

06/03/2019, 09:06 am

One of Apple's most important HomeKit partners, Philips, is reportedly planning a host of new Hue products for the fall, among them its first smartplug and several retro-style filament bulbs.

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Apple Music links shifting away from iTunes domain, further signaling death of app

06/02/2019, 12:06 pm

Links to Apple Music tracks are gradually migrating to a Music domain, lending more weight to the theory that iTunes will gradually be put to pasture.

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New 'Shot on iPhone' film uses iPhone XS to feature women's wrestling in Bolivia

06/01/2019, 02:06 pm

The latest in Apple's line of "Shot on iPhone" documentary films has been published to the company's YouTube page, this time highlighting the Flying Cholitas, an association of female wrestlers based in El Alto, Bolivia.

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Editorial: At WWDC19, Apple charts the future of private, premium tech - alone

06/01/2019, 08:06 am

Leading up to its 30th Annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is channeling its unique hardware savvy to create a future that is powerful, premium, accessible to everyone, and private to yourself. And it's doing it alone, competing largely against much cheaper copies of its own work that are supported by surveillance advertising. Here's why that matters.

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