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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Apple received national security letter in 2016, US government sought data from 20K devices

Apple received national security letter in 2016, US government sought data from 20K devices

In its latest report on government requests for user information, Apple on Monday said the U.S. government lodged at least one national security letter last year seeking information related to a customer account.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

New Apple ads & redone 'Switch' site sell Android users on iPhone perks

New Apple ads & redone 'Switch' site sell Android users on iPhone perks

Apple on Monday introduced an overhauled "Switch" minisite, hoping to persuade more Android users to buy an iPhone, while simultaneously releasing a related series of video ads.

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YouTube TV app update adds AirPlay capability, still no tvOS app

YouTube TV app update adds AirPlay capability, still no tvOS app

Google's subscription tv service YouTube TV's latest update for iPhone adds AirPlay, allowing for streaming to an Apple TV or other compatible device — but there is still no native tvOS app.

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Apple Music exclusive 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' trailer arrives

Apple Music exclusive 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' trailer arrives

The first trailer for the Apple Music-Exclusive documentary on Bad Boy Records — "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" has been released.

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ReviewReview: DJI's Mavic Pro is the best iPhone-connected drone you can buy

Review: DJI's Mavic Pro is the best iPhone-connected drone you can buy

With a highly optimized, portable design, solid construction, deep iOS integration and a bevy of automated features, DJI's Mavic Pro is perhaps the best product available on the consumer drone market.

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US Supreme Court ruling may shrink tide of frivolous patent lawsuits against Apple [u]

US Supreme Court ruling may shrink tide of frivolous patent lawsuits against Apple [u]

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued a critical decision that could reduce the number of patent lawsuits tech companies like Apple face on a yearly basis. [Updated with correction on case limits]

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Emerson Sensi thermostat line expanding with two HomeKit compatible models

Emerson Sensi thermostat line expanding with two HomeKit compatible models

Environmental control company Emerson has added to its Sensi thermostat line with a new pair of HomeKit-compatible devices.

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Deals: 13" MacBook Pro for $1,299 ($200 off); high-end 15" MacBook Pro for $2,599 ($200 off); $100 off Apple Watch 2

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Several Apple authorized resellers are kicking off the week with $200 instant discounts on MacBook Pros, starting with the base 13-inch model in Space Gray and including the high-end 15-inch with Radeon 455 graphics (now $2,599). Apple Watch Series 2 devices are also $100 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.

Nike debuts four new Apple Watch bands to coincide with shoe launch

Nike debuts four new Apple Watch bands to coincide with shoe launch

Nike on Monday introduced four new Nike Sport Band colors for the Apple Watch, designed to match the company's Air VaporMax Flyknit "Day to Night" running shoe collection.

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Cases for Apple's 2017 iPad Pros hint at tall 10.5-inch model, new mic positions

Cases for Apple's 2017 iPad Pros hint at tall 10.5-inch model, new mic positions

Photos from a pair of sources purportedly show cases for Apple's 2017 iPad Pro models, including an updated 12.9-inch tablet and a new 10.5-inch design.

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Last chance! AirPods Giveaway: Enter today for your chance to win a pair of $159 Apple AirPods delivered to your door

Last chance! AirPods Giveaway: Enter today for your chance to win a pair of $159 Apple AirPods delivered to your door

It's time for another AirPods giveaway! We're giving away another free pair of Apple AirPods to one lucky reader. Enter today for your chance to win the popular W1 accessory and avoid Apple's current 6-week wait.

ExclusiveKiller Deals: Save $150 to $310 instantly on Apple's new Touch Bar MacBook Pros with Apple Care, plus no tax in 48 states

Killer Deals: Save $150 to $310 instantly on Apple's new Touch Bar MacBook Pros with Apple Care, plus no tax in 48 states

First come, first served: AppleInsider readers can use exclusive coupons this week to instantly save between $85 and $310 on every possible configuration of Apple's Late 2016 MacBook Pros bundled with AppleCare, including all 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models and all 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models. Plus sales tax isn't collected in 48 states.

UBS increases Apple price target to $170, sees 'iPhone 8' commanding premium pricing

UBS increases Apple price target to $170, sees 'iPhone 8' commanding premium pricing

In anticipation of a pricey flagship iPhone later this year, investment firm UBS increased its price target for AAPL stock on Monday, advising investors to buy in before the launch of the highly anticipated "iPhone 8."

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The Netherlands gain more mass transit details in Apple Maps

The Netherlands gain more mass transit details in Apple Maps

Apple has expanded its mass transit information to the Netherlands, with the full set of data involving stations, tracks, and other stations coming online on early Saturday morning — but live train and bus data is not yet available.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple & Visa of stealing ideas behind Apple Pay as Apple teases new tech

Lawsuit accuses Apple & Visa of stealing ideas behind Apple Pay as Apple teases new tech

A lawsuit launched this week accuses Apple and Visa of patent infringement via Apple Pay, in fact suggesting that one or both of the companies stole core ideas behind the platform.

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Knightsbridge Singapore Apple store cover removed, showing first glimpses of interior

Knightsbridge Singapore Apple store cover removed, showing first glimpses of interior

The cladding surrounding the new Apple store at Singapore's Knightsbridge shopping center has been removed, and the interior of the location has been seen for the first time.

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Presentation slide again suggests 'iPhone 8' Touch ID sensor on rear of device

Presentation slide again suggests 'iPhone 8' Touch ID sensor on rear of device

A photograph of a PowerPoint presentation suggests that the "iPhone 8" Touch ID sensor module cutout is on the back of the screen — shedding some doubt on recent mockups and illustrations putting it underneath the display glass.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Apple Music starts charging for three-month trials in some countries

Apple Music starts charging for three-month trials in some countries

For reasons unknown, Apple has begun charging a small fee in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland for what would ordinarily be a free three-month trial of Apple Music.

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Working Apple-1 sold at auction by original owner for $101K in Germany

Working Apple-1 sold at auction by original owner for $101K in Germany

One of the last surviving Apple-1 computers in full working order has sold in Germany for a bid price of $101,325 — far lower than expected for the collectible.

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Apple nixes video glitch repair program for 2011 MacBook Pros

Apple nixes video glitch repair program for 2011 MacBook Pros

Apple is no longer supporting 2011 MacBook Pros as a part of its Repair Extension Program for Video Issues, according to updated support documents.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

EditorialiOS 11, Android O: What Apple can learn from Google's IO17

iOS 11, Android O: What Apple can learn from Google's IO17

"Great artists steal" in the sense of recognizing good existing ideas and building upon them. Now that Google has laid out its hand at IO17, detailing its plans for Android O and the search giant's various apps and services, what great ideas can Apple borrow for its own products? Here's a look.

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Alleged Apple molds show expected 'iPhone 8' design next to '7s' and '7s Plus'

Alleged Apple molds show expected 'iPhone 8' design next to '7s' and '7s Plus'

A trio of molds from China claim to show the shape and design of Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup, suggesting that the so-called "iPhone 8" may be slightly taller than the 4.7-inch "iPhone 7s," but could be considerably smaller than the "iPhone 7s Plus."

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ReviewBeddit 3 may offer a sneak peek at sleep tracking on the Apple Watch 'Series 3'

Beddit 3 may offer a sneak peek at sleep tracking on the Apple Watch 'Series 3'

Beddit's HealthKit-ready sleep-tracking technology — recently acquired by Apple — works well enough and may be useful for problem sleepers, but is probably a luxury for most people, and more a harbinger of what we can expect with the third-generation Apple Watch.

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This week on AI: 'Apple Watch 3' features, new MacBooks at WWDC & more

This week on AI: 'Apple Watch 3' features, new MacBooks at WWDC & more

In a change of pace, some of the week's biggest news revolved around new MacBooks and a third-generation Apple Watch, rather than the "iPhone 8." There was more of that of course, along with further signs Apple is pushing deep into original movies and TV shows.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Execs from Apple, other tech firms to talk immigration and government modernization at White House meeting

Execs from Apple, other tech firms to talk immigration and government modernization at White House meeting

Immigration policies, government services modernization and integration with cutting edge Silicon Valley initiatives like machine learning are on the docket for next month's meeting of President Donald Trump's American Technology Council, according to a report.

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Latest Apple Park footage shows nighttime views of main 'spaceship'

Latest Apple Park footage shows nighttime views of main 'spaceship'

Drone pilot Duncan Sinfield is back with his monthly Apple Park construction update, this time showing off aerial views of the main "spaceship" building lit up at night.

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Apple adds 4 new videos to 'How to Shoot on iPhone 7' series

Apple adds 4 new videos to 'How to Shoot on iPhone 7' series

Apple this week added four videos to the recently released "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" tutorial series, expanding the campaign to a total of 20 shorts centered around taking better photos with the flagship smartphone.

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Security firm recovers iCloud Notes beyond Apple's 30-day deletion window

Security firm recovers iCloud Notes beyond Apple's 30-day deletion window

Despite an Apple policy of permanently wiping deleted iCloud Notes older than 30 days, it appears to be possible to recover notes that are far older, a security firm said on Friday.

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VideoWatch: Rumors of a Siri home speaker heat up as Apple heads toward WWDC

Watch: Rumors of a Siri home speaker heat up as Apple heads toward WWDC

Apple is believed to be working on a home audio device that will allow users to make Siri queries without directly interacting with other devices. AppleInsider offers a quick rundown of all the latest rumors on Apple's so-called Siri home speaker, which could debut as soon as next month.

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Apple blames Beats headphones explosion on third-party batteries

Apple blames Beats headphones explosion on third-party batteries

In a statement published on Friday, an Apple representative blamed the explosion of an Australian woman's Beats headphones on her using third-party batteries, rather than any product defects.

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Deals: $100-$150 off 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pros; $100-$250 off 12" MacBooks; 9.7" 4G LTE iPad Pro for $599 ($130 off) + no tax in 48 states

Deals: $100-$150 off 13

Readers shopping for a new Touch Bar MacBook Pro can save up to $150 this week on popular models with prices starting at $1,699. Meanwhile, Apple's 32GB 9.7" iPad Pro (Wi-Fi + Cellular) is $130 off, and 12" MacBooks are up to $250 off with no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

Ford updates 2016-model vehicles with support for Apple CarPlay

Ford updates 2016-model vehicles with support for Apple CarPlay

Ford on Friday issued a software update for 2016-model vehicles equipped with its SYNC 3 platform, enabling support for Apple's CarPlay, as well as Google's Android Auto.

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Stevie Wonder performs at Apple HQ to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Stevie Wonder performs at Apple HQ to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Multi-platinum Grammy winning artist Stevie Wonder performed at Apple's corporate headquarters this week, in an event recognizing Global Accessibility Awareness Day, focused on making technology accessible and usable for persons with disabilities.

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Apple suppliers ramping up 10.5-inch iPad Pro production to hit 5-6M target for 2017

Apple suppliers ramping up 10.5-inch iPad Pro production to hit 5-6M target for 2017

Apple's manufacturing partners are reportedly stepping up production of a 10.5-inch iPad Pro from 500,000 units a month to 600,000 units by July, and should ultimately churn out 5 million to 6 million units for the whole of 2017.

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FeatureAppleInsider podcast talks with makers of tools for pro musicians at Moogfest

AppleInsider podcast talks with makers of tools for pro musicians at Moogfest

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor goes to Moogfest and interviews music makers and the people that make the tools professional musicians use, discussing how those tools work with Apple's ecosystem.

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New 'iPhone 8' 3D Touch tech rumored to be more expensive than Apple expected

New 'iPhone 8' 3D Touch tech rumored to be more expensive than Apple expected

Apple's alleged supplier for the 3D Touch implementation for the OLED "iPhone 8" has hiked its price, and is reportedly charging more than double for the assembly in the new phone, versus what it charges for the iPhone 7.

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Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

In an escalating war with Apple Music, streaming music market leader Spotify on Thursday announced the acquisition of Niland, a small machine learning startup whose technology will help deliver song recommendations to users.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Apple release of iTunes on Windows Store foreshadows 'tipping point,' Microsoft exec says

Apple release of iTunes on Windows Store foreshadows 'tipping point,' Microsoft exec says

Touting the benefits of Windows 10 S in a recent interview, Microsoft CVP of Windows Joe Belfiore said Apple's decision to list iTunes in the Windows Store suggests the platform is approaching a "tipping point."

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Vevo adds curated playlists, improved personalization, more in tvOS app update

Vevo adds curated playlists, improved personalization, more in tvOS app update

Taking a page out of Apple Music's playbook, popular video music service Vevo will this week introduce a revamped tvOS app with curated and customizable playlists, new browsing features, a "peek-inside-playlist" user interface and more.

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