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Bizarrely, the one studio that hasn’t signed up for 4K movies on Apple TV is Disney

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Apple had great news for movie lovers yesterday: not only would it be selling 4K movies for the same price as existing HD ones, but you’ll be able to upgrade existing purchases to the higher resolution completely free of charge. However, while most major studies are in on the deal, there’s one odd omission: Disney … more… … [Read more...]

Investors and analysts unfazed by late availability of iPhone X, remain bullish

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While it had been clear before the launch that Apple was struggling with iPhone X production, with everyone talking about extremely constrained supply, and some reports of a delayed launch, most were still surprised that the device wouldn’t begin shipping until November 3. But investors seem unmoved by the news, AAPL’s stock price … [Read more...]

Apple shares highlight photos from yesterday’s iPhone X launch [Gallery]

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We shared some of our own photos from yesterday’s event, and now Apple has put together its own set of shots to give a sense of the day. These show attendees arriving at the Steve Jobs Theater, the main speakers presenting and the hands-on demos following the presentation … more… … [Read more...]

Apple & other tech companies ask U.S. Supreme Court to apply 4th Amendment protection to location data

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Apple has joined with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Verizon and others in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that 4th Amendment protections apply to cellphone location data. This would mean that location data could not be accessed without a warrant or court order. The issue is before the Supreme Court as a result of a 2011 conviction … … [Read more...]

Crazy rumor time: blurry images claim to show a ’60-inch OLED Apple television’

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Four photos have been posted to Chinese social media site Weibo claiming to show an ‘OLED Apple television’ of around 60 inches. There are, however, just a few problems with this claim … more… … [Read more...]

iOS 11 allows you to delete rarely-used apps but retain their settings and data

If your device is tight on storage, deleting rarely-used apps is one way to free up space. But up until now it’s come at a price: you lose your settings and data for the app, meaning you have to start again if you re-download it in future. A nice feature in iOS 11 means that’s no longer the case … more… … [Read more...]

First look at Apple’s iPhone screen repair machine in action as it comes to Best Buy & other retailers [Gallery]

Four years after building machines to allow damaged iPhone screens to be repaired in Apple Stores, the company will now be allowing third-party repair companies to use them. This means you’ll be able to get an Apple-standard repair for a broken iPhone screen at other retailers, including Best Buy … more… … [Read more...]

Apple opening up (some) access to the iPhone’s NFC chip in iOS 11

Third-party app developers will for the first time get access to the NFC chip in the iPhone 7/Plus (and presumably this year’s iPhones) in iOS 11. To date, only Apple Pay has been allowed to use the near-field communications chip. Apple’s WWDC keynote did give one hint that use of the chip was being extended beyond payment when it … [Read more...]

Latest Kantar data shows why India is so important to Apple’s future growth

India may be a small market for Apple right now, but the latest Kantar data shows why the company is placing such an emphasis on the country. While worldwide smartphone growth is just 3%, smartphone penetration in India grew by 16% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017. Purchase intention also shows great prospects for Apple … … [Read more...]

Design student imagines really cool new approach to discovery within Apple Music

A design student whose work was praised by Apple as the company turned him down for an internship decided to take the feedback to heart. When Apple told Northwestern Uni student Jason Yuan they wanted to see more growth and training, he decided to work on this by redesigning the iOS Apple Music app. The project began with qualitative research – … [Read more...]

EU planning a new law addressing ‘unfair contractual clauses’ following Spotify’s complaint against Apple

The European Union is planning a new law to address what it describes as ‘unfair contractual clauses’ following a complaint by Spotify, Deezer and others. While Apple was not specifically named in the complaint, Spotify considers it unfair that Apple takes a 15% cut of in-app subscription purchases, arguing that this makes it less … [Read more...]

Urban Armor Gear prepping case for 10.5-inch iPad Pro, with June availability

Case manufacturer Urban Armor Gear appears to be preparing a case for the rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro. A stock system at an Apple Authorized Reseller shows a UAG Metropolis Folio Case ‘for iPad 10.5-inch’ in three color combinations, with availability listed as June 2017 … more… … [Read more...]

Popular PC game ‘Total War: Warhammer’ coming to Mac on April 18, Twitch preview today [Video]

Shortly after launching F1 2016 for Mac, Feral Interactive has announced that it is doing the same for the popular PC game Total War: Warhammer. The game is a blend of Creative Assembly’s Total War series with Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy Battles. Total War: Warhammer will be available for Mac from April 18, but you don’t … [Read more...]

NYU student reports on life as an iPhone factory worker after 6-week undercover mission

You might expect an NYU student to seek out a summer internship doing something more interesting than spending 12 hours a day inserting a single screw into an endless production line of iPhones, but Dejian Zeng did exactly that for his summer project. He wanted to find out what life was like for workers in an iPhone factory, so spent six weeks as a … [Read more...]

This guy built a (kind of) working Lego Macintosh, and now you can too …

Take some Lego, an e-paper display, a Rasberry Pi Zero and what do you get? Something that may well qualify as the cutest Lego project ever: a Wi-Fi-enabled Macintosh Classic with the ability to remotely change the display. more…Filed under: Apple … [Read more...]

Apple considers teaching Siri to recognize your voice & only your voice

Allowing Siri access from the lock screen is a potential security threat that has, in the past, allowed someone to access personal data like photos. Additionally, Siri will respond to any command given by anyone when your device is unlocked. Apple thinks it has a solution, using a combination of special phrase to ensure that Siri responds to you … [Read more...]

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