Apple may combine ‘Find My iPhone’ & ‘Find My Friends’ apps, launch a Tile-like tracking device
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Apple may combine ‘Find My iPhone’ & ‘Find My Friends’ apps, launch a Tile-like tracking device

Apple is working to combine its tracking apps “Find My iPhone” and “Find My Friends” into one unified app available on both iOS and Mac, according to a…

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WhatsApp’s Business app comes to the iPhone
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WhatsApp’s Business app comes to the iPhone

More than a year after WhatsApp officially introduced its app for business customers to its first markets, the previously Android-only WhatsApp Business app is today launching on the…

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iPhones get a price drop in China
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iPhones get a price drop in China

Apple this week lowered the price on a number key hardware lines in China, including AirPods, Macs, iPads and, most notably, the iPhone. The move, noted by CNBC,…

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New book looks inside Apple’s legal fight with the FBI
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New book looks inside Apple’s legal fight with the FBI

A new biography of Apple chief executive Tim Cook out this month describes the moment — and the deliberations — after the FBI issued an unprecedented legal order…

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Apple cancels AirPower product, citing inability to meet its high standards for hardware
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Apple cancels AirPower product, citing inability to meet its high standards for hardware

Apple has canceled the AirPower product completely, citing difficulty meeting its own standards. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have…

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It’s a draw in latest Qualcomm v Apple patent scores
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It’s a draw in latest Qualcomm v Apple patent scores

It’s Qualcomm 1, Apple 1 in the latest installment of the pair’s bitter patent bust-up — the litigious IP infringement claim saga that also combines a billion-dollar royalties…

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Apple unveils its $9.99 per month news subscription service, Apple News+
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Apple unveils its $9.99 per month news subscription service, Apple News+

Apple today unveiled a revamped Apple News app, which now includes a premium tier called Apple News+,  offering access to more than 300 magazines and newspapers for $9.99…

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Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult
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Apple Card will make credit card fraud a lot more difficult

Apple’s new credit card has a curious security feature that will make it much more difficult to carry out credit card fraud. The aptly named Apple Card is…

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Apple ad focuses on iPhone’s most marketable feature — privacy
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Apple ad focuses on iPhone’s most marketable feature — privacy

Apple is airing a new ad spot in primetime today. Focused on privacy, the spot is visually cued, with no dialog and a simple tagline: Privacy. That’s iPhone.…

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Apple could be looking for its next big revenue model
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Apple could be looking for its next big revenue model

Apple has always been an evolving company. While it never really invented any product categories, it always seemed to make those product categories work better and smarter. It…

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Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans
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Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans

Apple announced this morning it has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make the Health Records feature on iPhones available to veterans. The deal…

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New figures highlight the iPhone’s rough quarter in China
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New figures highlight the iPhone’s rough quarter in China

When Apple issued revised guidance for its quarterly earnings last month, the company singled out China as a primary driver for its disappointing result. Sure enough, iPhone revenue…

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Apple to compensate teenager who found Group FaceTime eavesdrop bug
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Apple to compensate teenager who found Group FaceTime eavesdrop bug

Apple has said it will compensate the teenager who first found a security bug in Group FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop before a call was picked up. The bug…

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Apple tells app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code
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Apple tells app developers to disclose or remove screen recording code

Apple is telling app developers to remove or properly disclose their use of analytics code that allows them to record how a user interacts with their iPhone apps…

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Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking
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Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

Many major companies, like Air Canada, Hollister and Expedia, are recording every tap and swipe you make on their iPhone apps. In most cases you won’t even realize it.…

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Tesla has opened an Amazon store to spread its swag far and wide
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Tesla has opened an Amazon store to spread its swag far and wide

Tesla has had a brisk merch business for years now, thanks to its fervent owner base and fans, who are enthusiastic supporters of the company and its CEO…

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WhatsApp adds support for Face ID/Touch ID biometric lock on iOS
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WhatsApp adds support for Face ID/Touch ID biometric lock on iOS

WhatsApp users updating to the latest version of the messaging app on iOS will find a new setting lurking at the bottom of the Privacy menu that adds…

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Warby Parker dips into AR with the launch of virtual try-on
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Warby Parker dips into AR with the launch of virtual try-on

Warby Parker is today introducing virtual try-on to let shoppers select a pair of frames and instantly see how they look. The tech was built on Apple’s ARKit,…

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Apple restores Google’s internal iOS apps after certificate misuse punishment
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Apple restores Google’s internal iOS apps after certificate misuse punishment

Apple has blocked Google from distributing its internal-only iOS apps on its corporate network after a TechCrunch investigation found the search giant abusing the certificates. “We’re working with…

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Nintendo’s Mario Kart mobile game won’t launch until the summer
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Nintendo’s Mario Kart mobile game won’t launch until the summer

It’s been a long year for Nintendo fans waiting on Mario Kart Tour to come to mobile and, unfortunately, more patience is required after the game’s launch was…

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Digital influencers and the dollars that follow them
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Digital influencers and the dollars that follow them

Animated characters are as old as human storytelling itself, dating back thousands of years to cave drawings that depict animals in motion. It was really in the last…

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Apple has blocked Google from running internal iOS apps after certificate misuse
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Apple has blocked Google from running internal iOS apps after certificate misuse

Apple has blocked Google from distributing its internal-only iOS apps on its corporate network after a TechCrunch investigation found the search giant abusing the certificates. “We’re working with…

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Apple disables group calling in FaceTime in response to eavesdropping bug
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Apple disables group calling in FaceTime in response to eavesdropping bug

Apple has disabled the group calling feature within its FaceTime calling service while it works on a patch to fix a nasty bug that allows eavesdropping. Apple’s status page…

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Apple is rethinking international iPhone pricing as revenues slip
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Apple is rethinking international iPhone pricing as revenues slip

When Apple lowered guidance on earnings earlier this month, it cited markets like China as a major factor in its disappointing numbers. Sure enough, when earnings hit today,…

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Yep, iPhone revenue is down
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Yep, iPhone revenue is down

Apple’s Q1 earnings are in, and things don’t look too rosy for the iPhone. Revenue for the handset has declined 15 percent year over year for the quarter.…

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Apple cuts 200 staff from its Project Titan autonomous car division
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Apple cuts 200 staff from its Project Titan autonomous car division

Apple’s secretive efforts to develop a self-driving car — its so-called “Project Titan” — have taken a hard turn in 2019 after it emerged that the iPhone-maker has…

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The iPhone is reportedly going OLED-only in 2020
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The iPhone is reportedly going OLED-only in 2020

Apple could drop LCDs from the iPhone line next year, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. That interesting — if not altogether surprising —…

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Apple’s battery cases return for the iPhone XS and XR
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Apple’s battery cases return for the iPhone XS and XR

There’s no shortage of iPhone cases out there, of course. But for those who absolutely must have Apple’s stamp on their accessories, the company just dropped a couple…

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Apple’s trillion-dollar market cap was always a false idol
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Apple’s trillion-dollar market cap was always a false idol

Let’s face it, we love large numbers. We are obsessed with them, whether it’s Forbes list of wealthiest individuals or tech unicorns, if it’s a big number we…

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Sorry Apple, I’m still not ready to upgrade my iPhone
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Sorry Apple, I’m still not ready to upgrade my iPhone

Last week, in light of Apple’s revised revenue guidance, my TC colleague Ron Miller made a tongue-in-cheek apology for taking so long to upgrade his old iPhone. He wrote…

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Yubico launches a new NFC security key and preps iPhone support
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Yubico launches a new NFC security key and preps iPhone support

Yubico, the company behind the almost ubiquitous YubiKey two-factor authentication dongles, today announced that its YubiKey for Lightning is now in private preview. Once it is widely available,…

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Apple’s trillion dollar market cap was always a false idol
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Apple’s trillion dollar market cap was always a false idol

Let’s face it, we love large numbers. We are obsessed with them, whether it’s Forbes list of wealthiest individuals or tech unicorns, if it’s a big number we…

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Huawei reportedly punishes staff for New Year’s Eve tweet sent from an iPhone
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Huawei reportedly punishes staff for New Year’s Eve tweet sent from an iPhone

As predicted, Twitter’s subtle new feature showing from which clients tweets are sent is already embarrassing brands. Following on from a Korean boy band sponsored by LG and…

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Apple stock has dropped 38 percent in 90 days
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Apple stock has dropped 38 percent in 90 days

Apple stock was down more than 9 percent overnight and continued the downward trend in trading this morning. In fact, the company’s stock price is down a total of…

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Apple losses trigger a plunge in US markets
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Apple losses trigger a plunge in US markets

Bad news from Apple and signs of slowing international and domestic growth sent stocks tumbling in Thursday trading on all of the major markets. Investors erased some $75…

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Sorry that I took so long to upgrade, Apple
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Sorry that I took so long to upgrade, Apple

Apple had some bad news tonight. It was so bad, in fact, that it had to halt trading for a time while posting a grim report that its…

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Citi slashes sales outlook for iPhone XS Max by nearly half
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Citi slashes sales outlook for iPhone XS Max by nearly half

Citi Research has joined a growing list of analysts to lower first-quarter production estimates for Apple’s iPhones amid weakening demand for the smartphones. Citi Research analyst William Yang…

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Cybersecurity 101: Why you need to use a password manager
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Cybersecurity 101: Why you need to use a password manager

If you thought passwords will soon be dead, think again. They’re here to stay — for now. Passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember — and just when…

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Why you need to use a password manager
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Why you need to use a password manager

Getty Images If you thought passwords will soon be dead, think again. They’re here to stay — for now. Passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember — and…

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We finally started taking screen time seriously in 2018
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We finally started taking screen time seriously in 2018

At the beginning of this year, I was using my iPhone to browse new titles on Amazon when I saw the cover of “How to Break Up With…

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